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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 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.

Best of WES: 10 Killer BlackBerry Products and Services

RIM's Wireless Enterprise Symposium shows off the latest and greatest the BlackBerry world has to offer.


BlackBerry Gets Native Google Features

Ever wished you could get "push" Gmail on your BlackBerry smartphone? Or securely--and wirelessly--sync your Google contacts and calendar? If so, your wishes may be granted.


Meet the $1,500 BlackBerry

Analysis: 1,500 clams gets you a yellow battery cover, matching keypad -- and buyer’s remorse.


Obama to Get Top-Secret BlackBerry

A high-security BlackBerry for use "in and around the White House and during presidential travel" will soon be in President Obama's hands.


Killer BlackBerry Keyboard Tips & Tricks

These tricks help you navigate your devices and data, as well as the Web, as quickly and efficiently as possible.


Another Camera-Free BlackBerry Available, Finally

The Curve 8350i is available from Sprint. But when will RIM release no-camera versions of its newest phones?


Turn Your BlackBerry Into a Portable GPS

BlackBerry users seeking full-featured, GPS-based navigation applications with spoken turn-by-turn directions don't have many options.


Pretty, Pricey, and Pimp-tastic: Blinged-out BlackBerrys

For the CrackBerry addict who has it all: These 10 BlackBerry smartphones and related accessories will break the bank—some cost tens of thousands of dollars! But if only the best will do, check out these swanky handhelds and accessories, from diamond-studded cases to custom BlackBerry purses in python.

BlackBerry How To: Change Home Screen, Backgrounds

The cloudy sky background that's set as your BlackBerry's default home screen image is okay...for some people.

Does BlackBerry Really Need a Camera?

Here's a call for RIM to remember its loyal following in the business world and consider releasing a camera-free BlackBerry.

Five Free BlackBerry Must-Have Downloads

The latest and greatest free BlackBerry downloads for your Research In Motion (RIM) smartphone.

Best BlackBerry Headset -- Ever

RIM's new Premium Multimedia Headset, boasting in-ear, noise-blocking gels, intuitive multimedia and volume controls and impressive audio quality, will please BlackBerry purists in need of hybrid headphones. However, its steep price tag and lack of compatibility options may be a turn off.

Seven Free Must-Have BlackBerry Storm Apps

Now that Verizon has updated and improved the Storm OS, related apps are starting to pop up on the Web. Best of all: Many of them are free.

Android Eyes the Enterprise

Android is getting more biz-friendly with Docs to Go, RoadSync in 2009.

The Smartest Smartphones of 2008

To celebrate the closing of 2008, we've got all the heavy-hitters, but a few of our choices just might surprise you.