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The [[RIM]] '''BlackBerry''' is a personal wireless handheld device that supports e-mail, [[mobile phone]] capabilities, text messaging, web browsing, and other wireless information services. It is most commonly utilized for business purposes.
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== History ==
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The BlackBerry was first introduced in 1999 by a company called [[Research In Motion]] ([[RIM]]).
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== Operating System ==
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The [[BlackBerry OS]] provides easy access to applications such as e-mail, to do list, memos, address book, and many other features. With the newer operating systems 4.1 and later, composing messages are much more convenient by providing auto text.
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== Models ==
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* 6200 Series
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* 6500 Series
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* 6700 Series
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* 7100 Series
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* 7130 Series
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* 7200 Series
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* 7700 Series
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* 7500 Series
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* 7700 Series
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* 8100 Series
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* 8300 Series
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* 8700 Series
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* 8800 Series
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* BlackBerry Storm
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* BlackBerry Bold
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* BlackBerry Pearl
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* BlackBerry Curve
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* BlackBerry 5820
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* BlackBerry 6210
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* BlackBerry 6230
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* BlackBerry 6280
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* BlackBerry 6710
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* BlackBerry 7210
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* BlackBerry 7280
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* BlackBerry 7730
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* BlackBerry 7780
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== Forensics ==
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[[Blackberry Forensics|Forensics on the RIM platform]]  is complicated by the fact that this is a "push" device --- the RIM server will push device to the [[PDA]] whenever the PDA's radio is on and there is data available.
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RIM devices also feature a remote self-destruct feature. This feature cannot be activated if the radio is turned off, of course.
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Both of these features mean that you need to be sure that the radio is off when doing a forensic investigation.
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Depending on the setting, entering a wrong password a certain number of times will wipe the device.
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== References ==
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* [http://www.blackberry.com/ BlackBerry.com], the BlackBerry main site.
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* [http://www.rim.com/ Research In Motion], the manufacturer of the BlackBerry.
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* [http://www.blackberryfreeware.org/ BlackBerry Freeware Directory], community-driven free software collection
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* [http://www.blackberryfaq.com BlackBerry Frequently Asked Questions], Largest collaboration of Answers to Questions for BlackBerry
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* [http://www.oreillynet.com/pub/a/wireless/2005/09/15/what-is-blackberry.html What is a BlackBerry?]
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* [http://www.rh-law.com/ediscovery/Blackberry.pdf Forensic Examination of a RIM (BlackBerry) Wireless Device]
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* [http://www.paraben-forensics.com/catalog/product_info.php?cPath=26&products_id=173&osCsid=cf1086f4531222932094533fe4420d74 Wireless Stronghold Bag]
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