Check out some of our top posts from last week, and, be sure to check out episode #48 of the SMRpodcast.  Chris’s theory on the ice in Chicago is hilarious…

BlackBerry 6 Soon To Be Released For Bold 9650 and Curve 9330: Simulators Now Available — Research in Motion released BlackBerry 6 simulators for both the BlackBerry Bold 9650 and the BlackBerry Curve 9330.

Consumer Reports — AT&T Is The Worst Wireless Carrier In United States… By Far — Consumer reports conducted a survey of its members on their thoughts of their wireless service provider and AT&T fared significantly worse than its competitors.

RIM Begins Roll-Out Of BlackBerry App World 2.1 With In-App Purchases

BlackBerry App World Now Accepting Apps For BlackBerry PlayBook — BlackBerry App World started accepting BlackBerry PlayBook app submissions. Any developer getting a tablet application accepted into App World gets a free BlackBerry PlayBook.

Video: Mike Lazaridis Demos The BlackBerry PlayBook At Dive Into Mobile Conference — Mike Lazaridis gave a 6 minute hands-on demo of the the BlackBerry PlayBook at All Things Digital’s Dive Into Mobile Conference.

RIM Renames WES To BlackBerry World Conference — To get a little more in line with all that is going on within the company, Research in Motion changed the named of WES, their biggest conference of the year, to BlackBerry World.

Best Buy Offering The BlackBerry Torch 9800 Free For The Remainder Of December

Verizon BlackBerry Sales Down 45% Since Last Year