The BlackBerry Bold 9900 / 9930 Battery

The BlackBerry Bold 9900 / 9930 Battery

A closer look at the all new JM1 1230mAh battery featured in the new BlackBerry Bold 9900 / 9930 Smartphone Need a spare battery for your BlackBerry Bold 9900/9930? Get it at ShopCrackBerry.com! During our indepth hands-on with the BlackBerry Bold 9930 at BlackBerry World 2011, we pulled the battery cover off the device and saw a new battery that had a grey and blue wrapper on it. It turns...

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BlackBerry World 2011 Podcast - Talking App Development with Chris Smith and Mike Kirkup of Research In Motion

It was an action packed Monday and Tuesday in Orlando at BlackBerry World 2011, and things proved just as busy on Wednesday (lots of BB World posts in the hopper for us to get up). Following up our video look at how RIM plans to make TAT tools available to 3rd party developers, we sat down with Chris Smith and Mike Kirkup from RIM to do a deeper dive into the BlackBerry app development story....

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[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] By now, we all know Research in Motion has a native email client and PIM interface up and running on the BlackBerry PlayBook, they demoed some of it for us during the BlackBerry World keynote and needless to say we were pretty stoked to see it in action but, it left us wanting a little bit more of a preview. Luckily, it being BlackBerry World and...

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BlackBerry PlayBook 101: Video Chat

BlackBerry PlayBook 101: Video Chat

[ youtube link for mobile viewing ] BlackBerry Video Chat is here! That holy grail once denied to we BlackBerry users is finally within our grasp, at least for PlayBook users. With an update to the PlayBook OS delivered in the wee hours of the morning, those owners gained the ability to see and talk to people hundreds of miles away. All from a device that weighs less than a pound....

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Press Release: RIM Announces Wireless Achievement Award Recipients

Press Release: RIM Announces Wireless Achievement Award Recipients

Press Release RIM Announces Wireless Achievement Award Recipients Waterloo, ON - Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today announced the recipients of this year's Wireless Achievement Awards at BlackBerry® World™ 2011. The Wireless Achievement Awards are presented to customers who are doing business in new and innovative ways with BlackBerry products and services. These...

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BlackBerry PlayBook OtterBox Defender Case Drop Test!!

We drop test the BlackBerry PlayBook OtterBox Defender Case! [ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] If you're the type of person who beats the heck out of your gadgets, OtterBox always offers maximum protection while still allowing the device to be accessible for everyday use. And for RIM's first tablet they have released the OtterBox Defender Case for the BlackBerry PlayBook that is...

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Sneak Peek at the BlackBerry PlayBook NDK that will allow developers to tap into powerful effects via TAT's engine [ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] During BlackBerry World 2011 we had the opportunity to sit down with Chris Smith, Sr. Director of the BlackBerry Development Platform, and Rasmus and Karl from the The Astonishing Tribe, to get a look at how RIM plans to utilize TAT's...

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BlackBerry DevCon 2011 registration now open

BlackBerry DevCon 2011 registration now open

Although we're still going through BlackBerry World in Florida, during the general session keynote today Senior Vice President, Business & Platform Marketing, at Research In Motion, Jeff McDowell announced that registration for BlackBerry DevCon is now open. This year, the event will take place in San Francisco on October 18 through 20. Some of the demos, such as TAT that we've looked...

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Contest winners: Bluetooth headsets, OtterBox Defender for BlackBerry Playbook, Shadow of 6, and Cute Puppies!

Here are the winners from last week's round of contests. If you won you will be receiving an email either directly from us or the retailer/developer directly in the next few days. If for some reason you don't receive an email within 7-14 days (be sure to check your spam/junk folder just in case, and verify your registered address associated with your CrackBerry account) you can email us at...

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Official OS 6.0.0.546 for BlackBerry Torch released by Vodafone DE

Official OS 6.0.0.546 for BlackBerry Torch released by Vodafone DE

In the midst of all the excitement coming from the BlackBerry World Conference, Vodafone DE has released OS 6.0.0.546 for BlackBerry Torch owners. The last official OS we saw for this device was not long ago in the form of 6.0.0.534 from Bell. As this new OS was never leaked, we're interested in knowing how it performs for you so if you choose to install it let us know in the comments or in the...

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Xobni for BlackBerry updated to v2.0.28 - New features, UI updates, bug fixes and more!

Award winning contact management app Xobni for BlackBerry just got a HUGE update! The team has been hard at work over the last couple of months, compiling feedback and suggestions and evolving their app to the next level. Not only are there some expected bug fixes, but they also added in new features, functionality, and UI updates for both the free and paid versions. Check out the full change...

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Angry Birds confirmed coming to the BlackBerry PlayBook

Angry Birds confirmed coming to the BlackBerry PlayBook

Surely you all remember Kevins open letter to Rovio, makers of Angry Birds right? At the time, Rovio did give us somewhat of a response but never actually stated they'd release a version of Angry Birds for the PlayBook but they did say it was a definite possibilty. Here we are, now in May and during todays Keynote Mike Lazaridis, President and Co-Chief Executive Officer Research In Motion made...

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Video Demo of Video Chat on the BlackBerry PlayBook!

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] This morning's BlackBerry PlayBook OS update to version 1.0.3.1868 brought with it a number of updates, including BlackBerry Video Chat!! The Video Chat app allows BlackBerry PlayBook owners to... well.. you know.. chat over video with each other. Gone is the phrase What's your pin? when it comes to adding contacts. Instead, the big question from...

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Unity shows off 3D gaming on the BlackBerry PlayBook

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Over the next few months, developers will be busy porting games and apps to the BlackBerry PlayBook and one company looking to make the trasition easier is Unity. Unity today, showed off a good amount of games that were built using their development tools with one stand out, being Samurai II as shown in the video above. Of course, it's not Angry...

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Unsubscribe.com launches mobile app for BlackBerry

  Unsubscribe.com has announced today that they have launched their mobile app for BlackBerry. The app easily lets users unsubscribe from unwanted mailing list spam with a few simple clicks. The service has been available for quite a while for various email clients including Gmail and Outlook, but now can be used easily on the go right from your BlackBerry. The simple install gives you an...

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BlackBerry PlayBook 101: Adding a home screen shortcut on the BlackBerry PlayBook

One of the new features in the latest BlackBerry PlayBook OS update is the ability to add a browser shortcut to the home screen. This gives you the ability to create your own bookmarks right on the PlayBook home screen as opposed to the browser itself, giving you one click access to whatever site you choose. To do this, simply navigate to the site for which you want to set the bookmark. Then...

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VEVO video app coming to the BlackBerry PlayBook

VEVO video app coming to the BlackBerry PlayBook

Todays keynote contained lots of goodies and sneak peeks of upcoming apps -- one of which, was Vevo for the BlackBerry PlayBook. If you're not familiar with VEVO, they're one of the top online music video services out there and hold the rights to a large catalog of content most of which, will now be streamed to your BlackBerry PlayBook in HD when the app hits release. Sadly, no date was given...

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[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Just weeks before the BlackBerry PlayBook became available for purchase, RIM made the announcement that the BlackBerry PlayBook would be able to support Android Apps. Today at BlackBerry World, we got our first chance to see exactly what this experience will look like on the PlayBook. Long story short, it's looking pretty darn good. RIM is working...

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BlackBerry PlayBook Native Email and PIM Video Demo!!

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Here it is folks... a video sneak peek of native email and PIM apps on the BlackBerry PlayBook!! RIM showed it off during their BlackBery World Keynote today, and working with BIS and BES, this is the full native email and PIM experience you'd find on a BlackBerry Smartphone on the PlayBook.  Sure, it would have been nice if this was on the...

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BlackBerry World 2011 Keynote Live Blog!

Status: Live Blog Now over.  Note: You can still watch the notes from the show below. BlackBerry World 2011 Keynote Live Blog! We're live on location in Orlando, Florida at BlackBerry World 2011. A TON of news already got announced yesterday -- see all of the announcements here -- so we're thinking today's keynote will involve a lot of demos and hopefully a few surprises. Tune into the live...

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