1. msabo's Avatar
    Maybe a dumb question but ive always wondered where does everyone get these pre release bb's? i see all these video and reviews by people like sal? Just wondered how they get these phones in advance, do they work for rim or something? sorry might be a dumb question but i always wondered.
    09-29-09 11:14 PM
  2. pbflash's Avatar
    Just like a lot of software companies, phone companies will give a select group of people 'beta' versions of phones for real world testing to work out any bugs before they are released to the public.
    09-29-09 11:16 PM
  3. barbwyr's Avatar
    Employees of RIM and companies that design software for them as well as product and OS testers for the company. They release devices to testers so they can test the functionality and durability of the devices in the real world.
    09-29-09 11:18 PM
  4. msabo's Avatar
    Oh ok. Thanks always wondered that

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    09-29-09 11:33 PM
  5. gregzav's Avatar
    If you are an alliance partner of RIM you can get these. Home - partners.blackberry.com

    The lowest tier costs $2,000 and you have a bunch of obligations though.
    09-30-09 01:32 AM
  6. blue_and_bold's Avatar
    I think if I knew I would have one lol
    09-30-09 09:28 AM
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