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Drink Up | Don’t Text and Walk | Creative Blackberrys

  • PRNewser: Did you know today was National Coffee Break Day? Well it was! So if you haven’t had a cup yet, drink one now and stay up all night long so you’ll need even more tomorrow.
  • TVNewser: Here’s an interview with that lady who fell in the fountain while texting. Don’t act like you don’t know who she is.
  • AgencySpy: BBDO Worldwide and 72andSunny have been selected by RIM to handle creative duties for Blackberry. Idea for an ad: A woman in a suit is feverishly messing with her Berry. Is she sending important emails? No! She’s playing Tetris, just like what every other Berry user is doing when it looks like they’re doing something important.
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Trend List: iPhones Out…Like Really Out

iphone3g-australia.jpgWhile we’re busy talking about e-readers like the Kindle and Apple’s Tablet, being the future of portable, multi-platform technology, we might also want to start digging under our couches for our old, non-smartphone. Because in response to data congestion of AT&T’s service for iPhones in New York City that has been going on all month, the phone company’s solution has reportedly been to stop selling the phone to New Yorkers.

According to one report, New Yorkers are just “not ready” for the iPhone, at least according to Apple’s on own tech support group, which Consumerist writer Laura Northrop called yesterday.

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NYT Releases BlackBerry App

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Sometimes it seems like media companies are so focused on launching mobile applications in the popular iPhone format that they forget that other types of smartphones exist. It may be surprising that The New York Times has never had an application for BlackBerry smartphones before today, but for BlackBerry users like us, it has been a long time coming.

While it hasn’t been impossible to read the Times via its mobile site on a BlackBerry, the new free application promises to automatically update with breaking news and allow users to read news offline, too. The app features a bar along the bottom with shortcuts to your four favorite sections, and when reading articles its easy to email them or save for later.

As faithful BlackBerry users, we’re excited to take the app for a test run. Will you be checking it out?

Full release after the jump

Related: Financial Times Comes To Your Mobile Phone

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