AT&T BlackBerry Torch 9800 Video Unboxing!

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]Another new BlackBerry, another video unboxing. Though this tech geek ritual is a little lame, I'd be lying if I didn't say I was as excited as hell to crack open the AT&T BlackBerry Torch 9800 box and get this BlackBerry 6 rock'n slider into my hands. There's a lot of new going on with the Torch 9800... new form factor, new brand family, newly updated...

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BlackBerry Torch 9800 Images and Photos Gallery

BlackBerry Torch 9800 Images and Photos Gallery

  Supplemental to our full out BlackBerry Torch 9800 Review, we have our full dump of BlackBerry Torch 9800 images and photos. In addition to seeing the BlackBerry Torch 9800 in all it's glory, below you'll also find comparison photos between the BlackBerry Torch 9800 and the BlackBerry Bold 9700, Apple iPhone 4, HTC Sprint EVO 4G, Palm Pre and Samsung Captivate. With its vertical sliding form...

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BlackBerry Torch 9800 Features and Specifications

BlackBerry Torch 9800 Features and Specifications

Official word of the highly-anticipated BlackBerry Torch 9800 is finally here! Below you can find the tech specs and key features list for the new BlackBerry Torch 9800 Smartphone. The Torch 9800 introduces  a lot of new stuff for a BlackBerry - a new form factor, new product family name, a new camera and it debuts the BlackBerry 6 operating system. Take a look and keep it locked to CrackBerry....

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BlackBerry Bluetooth speakerphone shootout - BlueAnt S4 vs. BlackBerry VM-605 vs. Mr. Handsfree Blue Vision II

BlackBerry Bluetooth Speakerphone Shootout[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]Having a Bluetooth headset is becoming a necessity for some people as laws are being enforced all over North America against talking on cell phones without a handsfree device. However some people prefer not having something wrapped around their ear or a device they can utilize fully while on the road. There are...

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BlackBerry 6 to be available on the BlackBerry Torch, Pearl 3G, Bold 9650 and Bold 9700 - Where do you stack up?

  Where do you stack up in the BlackBerry 6 cycle?customer surveys Tons of news an excitement from yesterdays Torch and BlackBerry 6 announcement. In the midst of all the chaos Inside BlackBerry posted a blog from Mike L himself who is obvisouly very hyped about the latest device and newest operating system. In the post, he finally let the BlackBerry world know just what devices will be...

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CrackBerry guide to BlackBerry voice to text apps

CrackBerry guide to BlackBerry voice to text apps

Promote safe(r) driving with these BlackBerry voice dictation apps! Chances are, you have been hit with the dreaded cell phone ban. That means keep your friggin’ hands off of your mobile device while driving. I shouldn’t say dreaded, as it is a good thing. It will hopefully keep the roads safer, allowing you to stay alive long enough to check in at more venues on FourSquare. Now if only they...

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Saudi Arabia to block BlackBerry services starting tomorrow

Saudi Arabia to block BlackBerry services starting tomorrow

Saudi Arabia will stop BlackBerry service starting tomorrow according to the Saudi Press Agency. While all the buzz was about the UAE's attempts to block BlackBerry service, Saudi Arabia will be getting things done quicker. Both governments fear for their security, and since BlackBerry data is accessed on remote servers, they feel it is a threat. This will go for all businesses and individuals...

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BlackBerry Curve 9300 now available from Rogers

BlackBerry Curve 9300 now available from Rogers

If you're in Canada on Torch overload and want to get it out of your mind for now, you'll be happy to know that Rogers has the BlackBerry Curve 9300 available for purchase. While this wasn't the biggest of the recent rumored devices, some users have still been waiting on it for quite a while. The device sports a 2MP camera, 256MB of memory, a 320x240 display and more. You can grab the Curve...

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Overtime pay for using a company issued BlackBerry?

Overtime pay for using a company issued BlackBerry?

  Should you get overtime pay for using a company issued BlackBerry?online surveys   The Chicago Sun Times has an article about a police sergeant who's seeking overtime pay for his after-hours work done on his BlackBerry while at home. For many of us who have work devices this is nothing new. I've been using a BlackBerry for work since 1998 and have spent many hours over the years...

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Antennagate - Monitor your signal strength - 50 free copies up for grabs!

Antennagate - Monitor your signal strength - 50 free copies up for grabs!

Seems like every few days since the iPhone 4 launch we have heard something new about the "Death-Grip" signal issue, and Steve's pot-shot at BlackBerry has ruffled a few feathers, prompting developers to bring out apps like Antenna Meter to help BlackBerry users refute his claims. Newest on the scene is Antennagate, but instead of focusing purely on your current signal strength based on how...

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Contest Winners: Futurism, QuickLaunch, SearchIt and more!

Contest Winners: Futurism, QuickLaunch, SearchIt and more!

Here are the winners from last weeks 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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Bluetooth headset head to head: Jabra Stone vs. Motorola Endeavor

Bluetooth headset head to head: Jabra Stone vs. Motorola Endeavor

Bluetooth Headset Shootout - Jabra Stone vs. Motorola Endeavor [ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]As someone who works in New York City, there are two things I've learned: (1) never publicly admit you're a Mets fan and (2) Manhattan is the noisiest city there is. Between the subways, buses, cars, taxis, and of course, the people, you need earplugs just to walk down the street. So imagine...

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[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]While attending the AT&T / Research In Motion BlackBerry Torch event today, Adam was able to scoop up lots of video for us all. While most of the content we're still filtering through, here is something we've not had a good look at as of yet. The AT&T BlackBerry Torch commercial as shown above will soon be broadcasted to your television enticing...

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BlackBerry Torch 9800 Hands-On Video First Look!

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]Following up on all of the BlackBerry Torch 9800 mania of the big AT&T / BlackBerry Press Event, we had a chance to go hands with the vertical slider and experience BlackBerry 6. In the video above we take a quick (well, not so quick) tour of the device. We go through the new homescreen experience, revamped media apps, new social app and of course...

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About those AT&T monoliths that arrived in stores..

About those AT&T monoliths that arrived in stores..

I guess we can all now see what, exactly those AT&T monoliths had inside. Since Kevin is in New York City he sent this picture over for us all to look at. I'm guessing we won't see such massive displays in other carriers shops but, they sure look cool. It should also be noted that the picture itself was taken with a BlackBerry Torch 9800. Still, we're waiting for stores to actually get...

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Bell, Rogers, Virgin Mobile and TELUS all confirm they will have the BlackBerry Torch 9800 when available

We all know that AT&T has the all new BlackBerry Torch locked down in the US for exclusivity for a while but, now Canadian carriers are stepping to the plate confirming that they too, will be have the BlackBerry Torch 9800 available as soon as it's released to them. The announcements have come in from most Canadian carriers as well: Bell - The new BlackBerry® Torch™ 9800 smartphone...

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BlackBerry Torch 9800 First Impressions

BlackBerry Torch 9800 First Impressions

Today at an exclusive AT&T/RIM event held in New York City we had the chance to play with the newest device in RIMs arsenal -- the BlackBerry Torch 9800. A mix of touchscreen and familiar QWERTY keyboard, this is the first slider BlackBerry and looks like it could possibly be the best BlackBerry to date. It will also be the first device to have BlackBerry 6, RIMs latest "revamped" OS. The...

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Press Release: RIM Announces Java SDK to Support New BlackBerry 6

Press Release: RIM Announces Java SDK to Support New BlackBerry 6

BlackBerry developers can now get started on making BlackBerry 6 compatible applications. In addition to the unveiling of the BlackBerry Torch 9800 and announcement of BlackBerry 6, Research In Motion has also made the BlackBerry Java SDK v6.0 available for all. You can grab it via the BlackBerry developer page. Full press release after the jump for the details of what is all new. RIM...

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Developers: BlackBerry Torch 9800 Simulator now available for download

If you are a BlackBerry Developer looking to test your applications on BlackBerry 6, now you can. Research In Motion has added the BlackBerry Torch 9800 simulator to the available downloads section. Head on over to BlackBerry.com to grab it. For others, you might just wanna download and install it just to play with BlackBerry 6 up close and personal. Learn More Over At The BlackBerry...

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Press Release: Research In Motion unleashes BlackBerry 6

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]Along with the announcement of the BlackBerry Torch 9800 came the announcement of BlackBerry 6. Since the BlackBerry Torch 9800 will be the first device running on BlackBerry 6 a press release for BlackBerry 6 in general has been released on it's own. Hit the jump for the full details from that release. The news we all wanted can be found in this statement...

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