PrivacyStar for BlackBerry - Enter to win 1 of 5 free licenses!

PrivacyStar for BlackBerry - Enter to win 1 of 5 free licenses!

For the second year in a row, PrivacyStar is sponsoring a car in the Pirelli World Challenge. Things are off to a good start, and to help celebrate, we have 5 PrivacyStar licenses (2 1-year subs and 3 6-month subs) to give away. If you haven't heard of the app, it makes it easy for you to block unwanted callers, telemarketers, 800 numbers and more from getting through to your BlackBerry. Users...

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BlackBerry PlayBook Unboxing!

Unboxing of the BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet! [ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Following up on Kevin's BlackBerry PlayBook Review, we have an unboxing of a BlackBerry PlayBook with retail packaging. This is the 16GB version, and aside from the markings on the box itself, it's safe to assume all versions will sport the same package design. Inside the box is obviously the PlayBook...

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Last Chance: Win a Tablet of your choice from TouchType!

Last Chance: Win a Tablet of your choice from TouchType!

To celebrate one million downloads of their SwiftKey keyboard app, TouchType is giving away a tablet each to THREE lucky winners! Which tablets? Whichever the winner chooses so long as they're available for purchase for up to $800 where he or she lives. iPad 2, PlayBook, Xoom, Galaxy Tab are all on the table. How do you enter? TouchType has put together a small survey which shouldn't take...

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Footage from the Foo Fighters Garage Tour posted by RIM

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Last month RIM and Best Buy partnered up with Foo Fighters for a contest with prizes including tickets to see Foo Fighters along with a shiny new BlackBerry PlayBook, a convertible case and BlackBerry charging pod. The contest is over and while we aren't sure who won the grand prize, at least one member of CrackBerry, richs, was one of 20 first...

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BlackBerry Desktop Manager for Windows and Mac updated

BlackBerry Desktop Manager for Windows and Mac updated

With the lanch of the BlackBerry PlayBook just around the corner now I was wondering when we'd see an update roll out for BlackBerry Desktop Manager. As it turns out, today is the day for it. Both, Windows and Mac versions of BlackBerry Desktop Manager have updates available as of now although, the Windows version seems to be more aliigned for the BlackBerry PlayBook. If you go to check for...

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[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] One of the cool bonus features I discovered while working on CrackBerry's BlackBerry PlayBook Review was the device's support for a Bluetooth Mouse. I had assumed a Bluetooth keyboard would work, which it does, but was really shocked to see the PlayBook pair with my Apple Mighty Mouse (for those wondering if you can use your BlackBerry phone's...

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Weekly Accessory Roundup - Win the case of your choice for your device!

Weekly Accessory Roundup - Win the case of your choice for your device!

Contest: Leave a comment telling us which BlackBerry Case you'd like from ShopCrackBerry.com and you could win it! There is such a wide variety of cases out there for BlackBerry devices and that means pretty much "something for everyone". Cases not only help us express our personality, but also protect your device from the daily bumps and brusies. From your basic skin case all the way up to the...

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BlackBerry PlayBook vs. Apple iPad 2 Web Browser Comparison

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] One of the videos I put together for our BlackBerry PlayBook Review was a head to head web browser comparison of the BlackBerry PlayBook vs. Apple's iPad 2. As you'll see in the video, the PlayBook holds up pretty well against the iPad 2. The BlackBerry PlayBook of course supports Adobe flash, which means you can visit a whole of websites and do a...

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BlackBerry PlayBook Reviews Roundup!

BlackBerry PlayBook Reviews Roundup!

If you were planning on buying a PlayBook, are you more or less excited after reading the reviews?customer surveys Last night at 9pm EDT the embargo lifted and the interwebs filled up with BlackBerry PlayBook reviews. You'll definitely want to check out CrackBerry's BlackBerry PlayBook Review if you haven't done so yet, and to save you some time from searching we've roundedup the other...

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Pre-order the BlackBerry PlayBook from Radio Shack

Pre-order the BlackBerry PlayBook from Radio Shack

Trailing the line of originally announced retailers that have offered up the BlackBerry PlayBook for presale is Radio Shack. They have finally made the device available for order, however currently looks to only have the 16GB version for $499. You won't get it any earlier than the 19th, so if you already ordered elswhere no need to cancel in favor of The Shack. As to why they only have one...

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While we haven't jumped too far into all the BlackBerry PlayBook apps that are out there (and there are plenty), you can bet come next week they'll be flowing in like crazy. New PlayBook owners will want to fill up their tablets with the best apps from the start, and from the looks of it, FourPlay will be one of the most popular. We did take a look at FourPlay when it first popped up, but...

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BlackBerry Touch promo video leaks out

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Not to be left out of all the fun, the BlackBerry Touch video also got posted up for everyone to see. Again, leaving very little to the imagination remaining about the device in question here. Needless to say, not that the BlackBerry PlayBook is here -- we're ready for this batch of BlackBerry smartphones. Source: N4_BB

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BlackBerry Bold Touch promo video leaks out

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Of all things remaining that could have possibly leaked for this device -- this pretty much takes the cake in our opinion. In any event, the bove video is what is reported to be the promo video for the yet-to-be announced BlackBerry Bold Touch. Enjoy it while you can folks, we're guessing this one won't last very long on YouTube. Of course, by all...

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BlackBerry PlayBook Review

BlackBerry PlayBook Review

Officially announced in September of last year, the long-awaited BlackBerry PlayBook was released on April 19th 2011, with a starting price of $499. It featured the all-new BlackBerry Tablet OS, the PlayBook sports a 7" display that makes this tablet more portable for everyday use than Apple's iPad. With the addition of the BlackBerry PlayBook 2.0 Software released on February 21, 2012 -- the...

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BlackBerry Torch 2 gets another hands-on look in latest video

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Just in case the BlackBerry Touch wasn't enough or you prefer the BlackBerry Torch style a little more, the same folks who posted up the BlackBerry Touch video have also gone hands-on with the BlackBerry Torch 2. Another device we expect to hear more about come time for BlackBerry World but for now we've got videos to hold us over. Discuss the...

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BlackBerry Touch 9860 shows itself in another video

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] What once was seemingly heavily guarded is no longer. The BlackBerry Touch 9860 has been popping up all over the place and in various countries. That of course, leads us here to believe quite a few test units have been shipped off to folks which can only mean launch is pretty much around the corner. With BlackBerry World taking place in May this...

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Uploading videos to YouTube from your BlackBerry

Uploading videos to YouTube from your BlackBerry

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Every minute of every day, we upload over 35 hours of video to YouTube, that's over 18 million hours uploaded each year. We increasingly enjoy sharing bits of life with others and the world. Whether it's a video of Grandma's 85th birthday or that dog that runs into the wall when he wakes up, your BlackBerry smartphone makes it easy to capture,...

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RIM co-CEO Mike Lazaridis walks off of BBC interview

RIM co-CEO Mike Lazaridis walks off of BBC interview

During an interview with the BBC this week, RIM co-CEO Mike Lazaridis ended the session prematurely when asked a simple question on the recent security issues regarding the Middle East. BBC reporter Rory Cellan-Jones asked Lazaridis about the situation to which he responded: "You implied that we have a security problem, we don't have a security problem ... we've just been singled out,...

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BlackBerry PlayBook hits Staples weekly ad - Still available April 19th

BlackBerry PlayBook hits Staples weekly ad - Still available April 19th

In case there was still any question as to whether the BlackBerry PlayBook would be available in Staples stores next Tuesday, let us ease your mind. The image above is a page from Staples weekly ad for next week, showing off the 16GB version of the BlackBerry PlayBook. The ad states (as we already knew) that the device will be available for in store purchase on April 19th. If you are itching...

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