Boost debuts first BlackBerry; Acer to introduce its own app store

> Boost Mobile introduced its first BlackBerry device from Research In Motion, the Curve 8330, on its new $60 per month BlackBerry Monthly Unlimited Plan. Release

> Acer said it will launch its own online applications storefront in mid-2010, with support for both Google's Android platform and Microsoft's Windows Mobile. Article

> It's sometimes difficult to find the truth in application store download statistics. Commentary

> Is the broadband stimulus application process being dumbed-down? Commentary

> Here's what you need to know about the second round rules for broadband stimulus. Commentary

> According to a test conducted by market research firm Northstream, the download speeds on TeliaSonera's new commercial LTE network in Sweden fall significantly short of the company's promised "up to 50 Mbps." Article

> Clearwire received a boost last week from RBC Capital analyst Jonathan Atkin, who raised his rating on Clearwire's shares to "Outperform" from "Sector Perform," with a new price target of $10, up from $8. Article

> The Global Certification Forum (GCF) announced it is on schedule to release an LTE device certification scheme by the end of 2010. Article

> Carphone Warehouse is hoping for a collaboration with RIM that would provide the retailer with exclusive access to future versions of colored BlackBerry products. Article

And finally... The voice-to-text function on Google's Nexus One automatically filters out any curse words the user might try to input. Article