The search for the best business smartphone to buy right now

The fall of 2010 is shaping up as a wonderful time to buy a smartphone for work — but if you’re not quite sure what you’re looking for, it can also be a particularly confusing time. It used to be a simple matter of picking up the latest BlackBerry. Now business users can safely choose the iPhone or any number of Android devices.

RIM fights back against the iPhone and Android with touchscreen BlackBerry Torch and BlackBerry OS 6

We knew that BlackBerry-maker Research in Motion was going to announce something big at its joint AT&T event today, and it certainly didn’t disappoint. The company unveiled its latest flagship device, the touchscreen BlackBerry Torch, which will be available on AT&T August 12 for $199 with a two-year contract and will be the first device to run its new BlackBerry 6 operating system.