A new and improved BlackBerry?

Research-In-Motion (RIMM), creator of the widely used BlackBerry smartphone, has been feeling the heat from the Apple (AAPL) iPhone.

In an attempt to stay competitive with the Apple product, RIM has introduced a new version of its phone called the BlackBerry Storm 2. According to the company, "the second generation of RIM's innovative and award-winning touch-screen smartphone, the BlackBerry Storm 2 significantly improves the BlackBerry touch-screen platform."