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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RIM introduces BlackBerry trade-up program in Canada

RIM introduces BlackBerry trade-up program in Canada

RIM has announced that its BlackBerry trade-up program is now available in Canada. The program was originally introduced in the US earlier this year. Through this program, customers who purchase a new, eligible BlackBerry are qualified to receive money back for trading in their existing eligible device. Users can receive up to $120 back when trading in an old device.  If you're looking to...

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Fill It by SolverLabs - A new puzzle game for BlackBerry

Fill It by SolverLabs - A new puzzle game for BlackBerry

Who doesn't like a challenging puzzle game now and then? They keep your mind active and can help pass time when you're stuck in line or in a waiting room. Fill It by SolverLabs is this sort of game for your BlackBerry. You have a simple objective: take the assorted shapes from the left and fill the grid on the right, making sure none overlap and they are all used. It sounds so easy, right? It...

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BlackBerry theme roundup for April 12, 2011 - Easter edition, plus 50 free copies of Spring Story by BB-Freaks!

You could win a free copy of Spring Story 3D Animated by BB-Freaks! Keep reading to find out how! Hey everyone, welcome back to the BlackBerry Theme Roundup! This week we are focusing on Easter themes! If you have developed a theme you want to share or be featured in the contest, or if you just see a really good one out there somewhere, send it in! Send an email to themeroundup[at]crackberry...

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BreakingNews for BlackBerry now available - 50 copies up for grabs!

A few weeks back we checked out the beta for BreakingNews and were totally impressed. This cool little app tosses up a scrolling news ticker on your homescreen, allowing you to get breaking news without ever jumping into an app. You can set up your own RSS feeds (up to 5) and display up to 20 headlines from each. Set the refresh rate anywhere down to 5 minutes and quickly check out the...

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