CrackBerry reminder: What you may have missed this week

CrackBerry reminder: What you may have missed this week

What You May Have Missed CrackBerry App Awards Nominees Announced - Vote Now!! >>  Research in Motion Q2 Fiscal 2011 Results Announced >>  Leaked OS: 5.0.0.938 for the BlackBerry Bold 9700 >>  Verizon launches Mobile Recovery for smartphones >>  TELUS branded BlackBerry Bold 9780 caught on video >>  Sprint Announces the BlackBerry Curve 3G! >> ...

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AT&T to finally get the Pearl 3G and Curve 3G October 3rd?

AT&T to finally get the Pearl 3G and Curve 3G October 3rd?

It's pretty surprising that no major US carriers (aside from Cincinnati Bell) have picked up the Pearl 3G yet. It was expected months ago, but for some reason is nowhere to be found. Well Engadget is reporting that it may finally be showing up on AT&T in less than a month. According to a rumored device list, both the Pearl 3G and Curve 3G will be making their way to AT&T (with a bunch...

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Celebrity Sighting: The Governator Arnold Schwarzenegger is a Bold 9700 user

This celebrity sighting comes from John who spotted this pic of former action star (The Expendables doesn't count right??) and current California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on his private jet. He's rocking a Bold 9700 while hard at work doing whatever it is he does. Glad to see that at least he's made one good choice (his choice of smartphone) in his career. Thanks John!

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BlackBerry App Roundup for September 17th, 2010! Win 1 of 25 copies of Tether!

Howdy and welcome to the weekly app roundup! At the end of last week, we saw Dave Peckens join the CrackBerry Posse; I know he’ll definitely keep his CrackBerry badge polished. On second thought, the whole Crack Team should keep them extra shiny, as we are currently in the countdown to Devcon 2010. Most of the Crack Team will be there to cover it with six shooters-a-firin’! Well maybe not,...

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Review: Solio Classic Hybrid Charger for BlackBerry

Review: Solio Classic Hybrid Charger for BlackBerry

Recently a friend introduced me to geocaching. If you're not familiar with it, geocaching (pronounced geo-cashing) is a worldwide game of hiding and seeking treasure. A geocacher can place a geocache in the world, pinpoint its location using GPS technology and then share the geocache's existence and location online at geocaching.com. Anyone with a GPS device can then try to locate the geocache...

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Fake of the week: The BleckBarry!

Fake of the week: The BleckBarry!

  It looks like a BlackBerry, it sounds like a BlackBerry, but is it a BlackBerry? No way. It's a BleckBarry. This fancy "smartphone" has some amazing features (if you're living in 1990) that anyone would love to have. this dual-network phone has not one, but two SIM slots, a 2 inch "vibrant color" screen, Bluetooth and 506KB of internal memory. And as if that all wasn't enough, there is a...

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CrackBerry App Awards Nominees Announced - Vote Now!!

CrackBerry App Awards Nominees Announced - Vote Now!!

Click Here to See the Nominees and Vote Now! We're only 10 days away from the start of the 2010 BlackBerry Developer Conference, which means we're only 12 days away from the CrackBerry App Awards party being hosted by Xobni and sponsored by the BlackBerry Partners Fund. The CrackBerry Awards party is being held from 7 to 10pm on Wednesday, September 29th at Xobni's headquarters (Twitter's...

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BBM Theme Song - Ping me baby! [video]

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] We've seen a bunch of music videos dedicated to BlackBerry over the past few years. Some awesome and some well, not so much. This one however, is really kinda catchy and if you don't really like the song, you have to admit the video to go with it is genius, yet simple. Riz, the artist behind the song is also giving away a BlackBerry Bold (no, we...

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Bell launch of the BlackBerry Torch 9800 delayed until October 1st

Bell launch of the BlackBerry Torch 9800 delayed until October 1st

Adding more fuel to the fire surrounding possible BlackBerry Torch delays in Canada comes the confirmed information that Bell has indeed, adjusted their launch schedule. While all previous Bell announcements had the device slated for September 24th they now have a splash page up advertising the release date as October 1st. While the delays may sound rather significant to some, I really can'...

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TELUS pre ordering of the BlackBerry Torch 9800 now available

TELUS pre ordering of the BlackBerry Torch 9800 now available

As Canadians are still waiting for an official launch of the BlackBerry Torch 9800, TELUS has now joined the few taking pre orders for the device. The pre order page is set up but, still no official launch date has been set and the only given pricing for the device thus far is $199.99 on a 3/yr contract and $599.99 without contract. Rumor has it that the BlackBerry Torch 9800 has been delayed...

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Google Mobile App for BlackBerry updated to version 3.8.22

Google Mobile App for BlackBerry updated to version 3.8.22

Fancy the Google Mobile App for BlackBerry? If so, be sure to download the latest version available for your device. The last version was set at 3.7.15 and now Google has put out version 3.8.22. Sadly, Google never includes a changelog with their applications so we're not exactly sure what is new about this release but, it's new so go get it and be sure to let us know if you find new about it...

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Research in Motion Q2 Fiscal 2011 Results Announced

Research in Motion Q2 Fiscal 2011 Results Announced

* Update - After hours trading has the stock up over 7% on RIM's record profits. The Globe and Mail just posted a good article summarizing everything - read it here. It's clear a lot of the current sales and growth are coming internationally while North America is flattening out a bit with the competition from Apple and Android increasing. Listening to the Q&A though, the team seem very...

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Rubik's Cube for BlackBerry now available

Rubik's Cube for BlackBerry now available

Growing up I used to sit down with my Rubik's cube every night and try to make my way through it. I never quite had the mental capacity for it and I honestly don't think I've ever actually completed the cube. Mine has since been tossed or ended up in a garage sale somewhere, but thanks to bPlay I can once again fail at the challenge. Their newest game is an officially licensed Rubik's Cube...

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Review: Trapster 4.0 for BlackBerry

Review: Trapster 4.0 for BlackBerry

Despite accepting – and even flaunting – my BlackBerry addiction, I *cough* always make sure to follow the rules of the road. That means Bluetooth Headset in ear and two hands on the wheel (most of the time). Speaking of which, are you reading this while driving?! For crying out loud, put your BlackBerry down and read it later! The rest of you, carry on. As I was saying, safe driving doesn’t...

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Leaked OS: 5.0.0.938 for the BlackBerry Bold 9700

Leaked OS: 5.0.0.938 for the BlackBerry Bold 9700

In what we can hope is the last of the 5.0 leaks for the Bold 9700 (because we want 6.0 .. duh) BBLeaks has dropped OS 5.0.0.938 today. Hopefully some supercharged fun in this version, but it's a bit early to tell. If you're a 9700 owner, give this one a spin and let us know how things are. Fingers crossed that we'll see a 6.0 leak for the 9700 (and others) soon, or maybe just a 9780 release...

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Verizon launches Mobile Recovery for smartphones

Verizon launches Mobile Recovery for smartphones

As of today Verizon smartphone users can take advantage of the new Mobile Recovery service. The service is available for anyone with Total Equipment Coverage (TEC) on their plan. Mobile Recovery is really just a smartphone safeguard that lets you find a lost phone, sound an alarm to locate your device and remotely wipe your contacts. The service is a free feature for those with TEC and is...

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MiniNotes - A feature loaded replacement of the stock MemoPad application

Whether keeping track of pin codes, lyrics, shopping lists or any other type of memo's, many of us use the stock MemoPad application on a regular basis. One of my biggest complaints is that it is extremely basic, and limits what is able to be done with how much potential it has. Well, it appears as though the folks at BB4 Software agreed and they have developed a replacement application...

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Hands on with the iGrip Car Charging Dock for the BlackBerry Torch 9800; Contest: We're Giving Away 1 a Day for 30 Days!!

Check out the Review, then Leave a Comment for your chance to win an iGrip Car Charging Dock for the BlackBerry Torch! We're giving away 1 a day for 30 days! [ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] This is probably one of the coolest BlackBerry accessories I've tested out so far. The iGrip car charging dock for the Torch 9800 mounts to the windshield or dash in your car and lets you...

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[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] While many of us are still holding out for our BlackBerry Bold 9700's to get BlackBerry 6, it seems TELUS is already moving beyond that and prepping the release of the BlackBerry Bold 9780 for an expected launch date of October 21st. Information suggests they have even reached the point where they have put the BlackBerry Bold 9700 on their EOL (End...

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