Everything But The Missing Sync

Hey all you Mac CrackBerry addicts out there!  Now you too have everything and the Missing Sync !  Released today from MarkSpace, the Missing Sync gives you the supported ability to synchronize your CrackBerry with your Mac OS X computer. The Missing Sync software effectively synchronizes your Mac Address Book, calendar entries in iCal, and if you are a Pearl user, you also have the ability to...

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Thanks Steve! Apple's iPhone to boost BlackBerry sales

Look what just came in on the CrackBerry.com Bloomberg terminal... "Hats off to Steve'' Jobs, Apple's leader, Research In Motion co-Chief Executive Officer Michael Lazaridis said in an interview yesterday at the CTIA Wireless conference in Orlando, Florida. "He made smartphones cool again. Now everyone wants one. He helped the entire industry." "We complement each other really well," Lazaridis...

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Optimizing Battery Power on Your BlackBerry

There are a number of tricks to save battery life and adjustments you can make to your BlackBerry that will increase performance and put less stress on your battery. Here are some easy tips:  • The Auto On/Off feature is designed to program the device to automatically power off and power on. On the Home screen, click the Options application. Select Auto On/Off to select the time the device...

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Pinger Expands Voice Messaging Service to Blackberry Users

San Jose-based Pinger, Inc. announced today that it is expanding its messaging service to millions of Blackberry users. Pinger, which provides text messaging for your voice, today released a mobile application to optimize the Pinger experience for Blackberry users. Pinger is also expanding general support for mobile phones on nearly every US mobile carrier. Pinger claims they can cover over 95...

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Review: Ascendo Photos

Ascendo Photos is a nifty little application that lets you load photos from your PC to your BlackBerry using the same data cable that you probably already use for synchronization. The software has two parts: the photo viewer on the BlackBerry, and the Photos Desktop, which loads the pictures onto the device. I downloaded the trial version, unzipped it, and installed it in a snap using the...

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Conference Calling on Your BlackBerry

Geek Sugar brought this up and there is something about this site we just love. Is it all that girly pink or is it that wicked graphic we like so much? Whatever, it seems the girls at Geek Sugar know a bit about their BlackBerries. Today, they described their joy at finding out you can do threeway conference calling with a BlackBerry. It is quite simple, although not quite as simple as they...

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BlackBerry 8800 Now Available at Rogers

For those Canucks out there (myself included) that were patiently waiting for the 8800 to be released in Canada... The wait is over.  The 8800 is now available at Rogers. To check out the terms and pricing, click this link:BlackBerry 8800 from Rogers Communications Pricing Details: $599.00 with a 2-year term $649.99 with a 1-year term $499.99 with 3-year term after rebates on select Voice...

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FREE BlackBerry WallPaper Maker

CrackBerry.com is happy to announce version 1.0 (still in beta) of it's free BlackBerry Wallpaper Maker! It's easy to use - simply upload any .jpg or .png image off your harddrive (keep it to a megabyte or less), choose the berry you have, choose the file type you want the output image to be (I personally like the .png - you don't lose any image clarity), and then enter the email address of...

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BlackBerry Job Board on the way!

CrackBerry.com & Jobcoin.com will soon be launching a job board for Blackberry professionals.  If your company is looking to hire Blackberry admins, developers, support staff, or sales/marketing staff in the BlackBerry space – we think the CrackBerry audience is an ideal place to search.  If you have immediate positions to fill, contact phartge@jobcoin.com about posting a job right away so...

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RIM and Gameloft Team Up With Game Offerings

Europe’s largest game provider for mobile phones announced today that it is getting in on the CrackBerry revolution. Gameloft has announced that the first of a number of games for BlackBerry will be released. Asphalt Urban GT2, Lost, New York Nights, Midnight Pool, Block Breaker Deluxe and The Prince of Persia:The Two Thrones will be the first six games on offer with the promise of more to...

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Idokorro's new Citrix Presentation Client is a Hit!

I just touched base with the marketing director over at Idokorro to see how the release of their highly anticipated Citrix Presenation Server Client is going. The early results are in and it looks like Idokorro is going to score another slam dunk! The product launched this morning and the application has already received a lot of downloads and a lot of purchases (the numbers impressed me - and...

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Texas Hold 'Em Kings 2 Multiplayer Tournament

Attention all crackberry gaming addicts. There is a new Texas Hold 'Em Kings 2 Multiplayer Tournament available for download. This claims to be the largest ever Blackberry Tournament. There are some great prizes being offered including two trips to Orlando, Florida with a seat in bplay's LIVE tourny at WES2007. Go to mobile.blackberry.com from your device to download the game. Let the fun...

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Encrypting Files on the MicroSD Card

From some of the comments I’ve seen, there’s some confusion about encrypting files on the MicroSD Card of your Pearl or 8800. We discussed that it’s possible to encrypt the files on your MicroSD card so that if it should fall into enemy hands, all those late night pictures you took of your pals after a few too many Mai Tais will be protected. The confusion seems to arise when it’s time to get the...

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Tips for Reducing Thumb Strain on your BlackBerry

There’s an article over at IndyStar.com that talks about 4 ways to reduce hand strain when typing on your BlackBerry. According to the article, as the number of BlackBerry users is rising, some are experiencing “BlackBerry thumb”…basically carpal tunnel and tendonitis. To reduce discomfort and potential long-term damage, the article offers some advice:Take frequent breaks (that means putting your...

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Trade In

So you’re holding your old 7100, looking with envy at that guy in the airport lounge chair next to you thumbing away at his 8700. You’ve got device envy. If only you could trade. Well, he’s probably not gonna trade, but you can get a trade-in at the BlackBerry Trade Up program. So here’s how it works. You go to the website and specify what kind of BlackBerry you have, and what you want to buy....

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DynoPlex eSpell Device Based Spellchecker for BlackBerry

After studying a few BlackBerry typing tips, I’m getting better at thumb typing, but I sometimes sacrifice accuracy for speed, a fact revealed whenever I send an email from my BlackBerry. But now I’ve found eSpell, a spell checker from DynoPlex. eSpell is part of the eOffice suite of productivity apps for BlackBerry, but it can be purchased separately if you just want to use it stand-alone....

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Could CrackBerry Addiction Actually Cost You Money?

If you are in the UK and you use a BlackBerry come tax time you might be in for a surprise. And not a good one according to some tax accountants. And if it works in the UK, the IRS and Revenue Canada will be looking closely at Britian’s new tax measures with anticipation. BlackBerries allow you to be available 24/7 and make it easy for you to interact with your office from wherever and...

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