Blackberry have announced they will release Blackberry Desktop for Mac in September for all the crackberry users still out there. It will apparently offer to upload tunes from iTunes.
Lion Nathan ditches Blackberries for iPhones
It seems brewer Lion Nathan is switching its fleet from Blackberries to iPhones (as reported by news.com.au’s AustralianIT section).
iPhones twice as reliable as Blackberries
Over at MobileCrunch there’s a study by SquareTrade (who sell aftermarket warranties for mobile devices) shows that iPhones are twice as reliable as the Blackberry (and almost three times more reliable than the Palm Treo) based on malfunction rate.
iPhone activation angst
If you were frustrated at getting your iPhone/iPod Touch/MobileMe activated over the weekend you weren’t the only one (although I’m sure you could have found something better to do!). Someone took the time to come up with an “I’m an iPhone” video, and JoyOfTech also had a take on the BlackBerry schadenfreude, short lived though it was. Or check out “How to get broke by buying an iPhone”
Meanwhile, Australians weren’t left out of the picture with a certain phone company’s activation system going offline before the launch. Which was probably better than Optus (i)phone users in Queensland being unable to dial emergency 000.