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Al Sacco is an awarding-winning journalist and blogger who covers the fast paced mobile/wireless beat for and IDG Enterprise, with a focus on wearable tech, smartphones and tablet PCs. Al manages select contributors and frequently covers breaking news, shares insightful expert analysis of key industry happenings, writes a wide variety of tutorials and how-tos to help readers get the most out of their gadgets, and regularly offers up recommendations on software for a number of mobile platforms. Al resides in Boston and is a passionate reader, traveler, film buff and Red Sox fan.

Not All BlackBerry Bold 9700s Run the Same OS

RIM's BlackBerry Bold 9700 has garnered quite a bit of attention since its launch in November, and rightfully so.


Kindle for BlackBerry App Coming Soon

BlackBerry owners will soon be able to download a free Kindle BlackBerry app for smartphone-based access to their Kindle digital-book library.


Google Phone: Why I Could Care Less...For Now

So. It seems the oft-rumored and--until recently--never-pictured, "Google Phone" exists.


BlackBerry Bold 9700: The Best BlackBerry of All Time

Nine reasons why it's the best RIM smartphone yet -- and three issues that keep it from perfection.


BlackBerry Pearl 9100 Exposed Early

Some secrets of the next RIM device seep out: We get a peek at the BlackBerry Striker/Stratus.


BlackBerry Security Exec Warns of Smartphone DDoS Attacks

BlackBerry and smartphone security in general hasn't garnered much attention or concern over the past few years--at least from a consumer, or user, perspective. But that may change.


BlackBerry Bold 9700 Sync Pod Powers AND Syncs Your Phone

The BlackBerry Bold 9700 smartphone was just announced by Research In Motion last month, and the device was released in the United States by T-Mobile this week.


BlackBerry Gets Official Craigslist Mobile App

If you're a BlackBerry smartphone owner and user, you've got reason to rejoice today.


Apple Magic Mouse Still MIA

Apple has issued a new Mac software update that lets Bluetooth-enabled Macintosh users employ the company's cool new, touch-sensitive wireless "Magic Mouse." But where's the mouse?

Docs to Go 2.0 for BlackBerry Gets New Features; Still Pricey

DataViz has upgraded its mobile document viewing and editing software, Documents to Go, to version 2.0.


BlackBerry Storm Gets Official 5.0 OS

Verizon Wireless became the first carrier to officially release Research In Motion's latest major BlackBerry device software upgrade.


BlackBerry -- What's in a Name?

The popular business smartphone comes with some confusion in monikers, it turns out.