BlackBerry Protect Preview - RIM introducing FREE remote backup, restore and locate service to BlackBerry owners!

Whether a big innovation or small, we tend to always get hyped up at CrackBerry.com when Research In Motion introduces a new product or service to BlackBerry users (what can we say.. we love BlackBerrys!). Today's official word of the coming of BlackBerry Protect, which will be available in limited beta later this week and open beta later this year via the App World test center, is totally...

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Slacker for BlackBerry Review

Slacker for BlackBerry Review

Review of Slacker Radio for BlackBerry Smartphones [ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]For me discovering Slacker was like discovering a gem amongst the plethora of blackberry apps available via download from the BB App World store. Sure there are plenty of music apps out there, but there is no other app worth coining with the phrase "radio on demand." And even though that term seems like a...

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CrackBerry reminder: What you may have missed this week

CrackBerry reminder: What you may have missed this week

Nothing to crazy this week. We saw some more 9800 & 9670 video-ness and Twitter for BlackBerry made it out of beta. The Queen also got the grand tour of RIM in Waterloo and walked away with a new white Bold 9700. CrackBerry Idol is still going strong and the competition is heating up! Check out the links below to see what went down, and don't forget to get in on the contests! What You...

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Thumbplay Music Store for BlackBerry Review

Thumbplay Music Store for BlackBerry Review

Review of Thumbplay Music Store for BlackBerry Smartphones [ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]Streaming Music is now as much as part of the BlackBerry Culture as e-mail, BBM, and track pads. Personally I use my BlackBerry more than any other source for music. Having a great music application, for many, is really a need and not just a want. Thumbplay introduced their own version of...

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Wanna get a better look at the BlackBerry WebKit browser? See it in action! [video]

Here is a nice surprise for everyone as we head into the weekend. The good folks over at Driphter.com have just posted up a pretty nice video of the new BlackBerry WebKit browser running on a BlackBerry 9800. So far, videos have for the most part skipped over showing the WebKit browser so this is certainly the best look at it for now. Hit the video after that jump and let us all know what you...

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CrackBerry Podcast 055: BlackBerry Juice. Or is it Jam?

CrackBerry Podcast 055: BlackBerry Juice. Or is it Jam?

Just in time for the weekend, we have a new CrackBerry Podcast recorded for your listening pleasure. What can I say about this one? Umm.. errr... you'll just have to listen I guess. We start off a bit slow, but there's some fun topics covered along the way. if you're a BlacKBerry enthusiast, you'll want to tune in! Download Podcast .MP3 Directly | Podcast FeedDownload CB Podcasts BlackBerry App...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for July 9th, 2010!

BlackBerry App Roundup for July 9th, 2010!

July 9th already? Time sure does fly. Of ocurse with summer and all things tend to go faster cause you never want it to be over.  In any case, Below are the apps I'm going to take a look at in the BlackBerry App Roundup for July 9th! Hope you guys find them all interesting and next week, I promise we'll have a contest again for you all. Freebies of the Week: Weather Plus Lite, Weight...

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TeleNav announces new partnership with US Cellular

TeleNav announces new partnership with US Cellular

Great news for all US Cellular customers today! TeleNav has announced a partnership with US Cellular to be their navigation service on several devices. Starting today, US Cellular customers with a BlackBerry Tour 9630, Curve 8530, or Pearl Flip 8230 can download Your Navigator Deluxe to their devices. The best part is that US Cellular is following Sprint's lead and bundling the navigation...

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RIM employee spotted using BlackBerry 9800?!?

RIM employee spotted using BlackBerry 9800?!?

We'll let this one speak for itself really. You can take it all for what it is. A poster in the forums with a great story and a pic to go with it. Some will scream Photoshop, some will accept it. In the end, it is what it is. As the story goes from GoBlue in the forums: A few weeks ago I was at my kids event and saw some person sporting a slider....no big deal I thought until I saw him...

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Win an amazingly bold adventure in the 'Live Bold. Be Bold 2010 Tour'

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]To celebrate the great launch of the BlackBerry Bold 9650 on Verizon, the Live Bold. Be Bold 2010 Tour is hitting stops across the US to find out how you live your life bold. The tour is hitting New York, Atlanta, Chicago and San Francisco, but you can also submit your own video online. Just catch yourself telling the world how you live bold, and you can...

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BerryReader for BlackBerry now available - Google Reader client with loads of features - 50% off through Sunday!

Bellshare has been hard at work and have just released another great app. This time it comes in the form of an RSS reader with BerryReader. BerryReader is a great Google Reader client that has loads of features. I've been searching for a decent Google Reader app for ages and this one totally fits the bill. Features include: Access your All Items, Starred Items, Shared Items, a single feed...

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Tether for BlackBerry Review

Tether for BlackBerry Review

Review of Tether for BlackBerry Smartphones [ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]Tether by definition is: (noun) a cord that anchors something movable to a reference point, which may be fixed or moving. (noun) an application that allows you to access the Internet on your computer anywhere there is cellular coverage, through your Smartphone. Today, I will be reviewing the latter of the two, as...

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SmrtGuard for BlackBerry Review

SmrtGuard for BlackBerry Review

Review of SmrtGuard for BlackBerry Smartphones [ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]Have you ever misplaced your Blackberry? You start back-tracking in your mind, thinking to yourself, "Where do I last remember using it," while the sweat starts to form on your skin. The next thought on your mind might be, "When did I last back up my data, and why did I keep putting off adding password...

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BlackBerry Accessory Roundup - Win an Overboard Waterproof Case for your BlackBerry

This Week's BlackBerry Accessory Feature: Overboard Waterproof Case Summer is here (I can vouch for that with the crazy heat the East Coast is getting) and you'll most likely be off to the beach or waterpark at some point. If you plan on taking your BlackBerry with you, make sure its totally protected from the wet and wild. With the Overboard Waterproof Case you'll get peace of mind and know...

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ZoomSafer launches beta of Bluetooth-enabled safe driving software for BlackBerry

Texting while driving seems to be a growing issue, but the folks at ZoomSafer hope to have the solution. The new beta software not only keeps you from texting/emailing while driving, but it does it automatically. The new software works with your in-car Bluetooth and automatically enables/disables when you start or turn off your vehicle. If the user doesn't have Bluetooth in the vehicle, there...

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[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]Screen captures from your device can be super handy. For the Crack Team we often use screenshots in reviews and posts, but there are loads of other uses. With Screen Muncher you can grab captures of BBM conversations, emails, Brickbreaker scores, homescreen layouts and tons more. Screen Muncher lets you do all that with ease and has a sweet munch sound to...

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60 Day Fitness Challenge Update: Gym Technik patch available (bug fixes); Reminder to submit before photos by July 15th

Take part in the BlackBerry Fitness Challenge! Even details below!!! We're a week into the 60 Day BlackBerry Fitness Challenge now and things seem to be off to a pretty good start for all those participating. Remember, there are multiple ways to participate in this event (full details below), so it's not too late to get started and get involved. We have a very active BB Fitness Challenge Forum...

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WordPress for BlackBerry 1.3 Released

The good folks at WordPress have blessed us all with another update. Anyone who uses WordPress to maintain either a personal or business blog is sure to love the new additions added with the v1.3 release. Having been using the application for a while now, it's been fun to watch it grow and it's turning out to be one the top applications out there for folks looking to do some mobile blogging....

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Leaked T-Mobile roadmap shows off nameless BlackBerry launch in September

Ahh, roadmaps. Sometimes they are great in giving us a few at a lot of upcoming devices for some carriers and other times they fail to deliver on the real details. This one, while interesting fails to deliver for us in the BlackBerry world. While the focus here from the source Androidspin is that of well..Android devices we here at CrackBerry couldn't but help notice that RIM logo sitting...

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