Press Release: Research In Motion Reports 4th Quarter and Year End Results for Fiscal 2011

Here's the press and release and numbers we've been waiting for. You can read the full press release below to get a look at RIM's 4th Quarter and 2011 Year End Fiscal results (I know, I know, it's weird they're working so far into the future and not on the calendar year). We'll report back with more analysis once we read through it and see what the after hours trading does. Press Release...

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BlackBerry Messenger v5.0.3.13 now available in the BlackBerry Beta Zone

If you're a person who likes to have the latest BlackBerry Messenger available at all times then you'll want to hit up the BlackBerry Beta Zone as they've now released v5.0.3.13. If you're expecting an huge visual changes or things of that sort -- you'll be sadly disappointed. As with most releases these days it's bug-fixes and back end work to improve overall functionality as noted in the...

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Review: BlackBerry Travel

Review: BlackBerry Travel

You rely on your BlackBerry to be your partner in crime on a daily basis. Well, hopefully not while your actually committing a crime- that’s a biiiig no-no. The point is that you can always look to it to tell you what’s on your calendar, who is contacting you and where to go. When you’re on the road, who else do you look to in order to keep in touch with who you’re meeting and who you’ve left...

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New App Allows BES Activation with BIS Data Plan

New App Allows BES Activation with BIS Data Plan

It looks as though RIM has removed a huge barrier to entry to deploying the BES Express in organizations.  Up to now in order to take full advantage of the BES experience you needed to pay your carrier an additional $10-15 per month for a BES Data Plan.  The "BES Tax" gave you a service book on your device which allows for over the air activation. BES Express has been very popular with the...

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Official NBA themes now available for your BlackBerry - We have 25 copies to give away!

It seems like this year just started, but already we're into basketball season, and March Madness. The playoffs are just around the corner, and this is the perfect time to pick up your favorite NBA team's BlackBerry theme from Airborne Studios and Cocky Culture. Each of these officially licensed themes has an animated homescreen, a hidden dock (except new devices which use the OS 6 layout),...

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Review: Seidio Desktop Charging Cradle for the BlackBerry Bold 9700 and 9780

Review: Seidio Desktop Charging Cradle for the BlackBerry Bold 9700 and 9780

I'm a die hard case user on my BlackBerry. I know there are several of you that prefer to keep your device naked, but I'm always worried about drops and scratches. Therefore, I keep a case on my BlackBerry at all times, and my preferred case is the Seidio Innocase II. Since I always have my Seidio case on my BlackBerry, I have been missing out on using a desktop charger for quite some time...

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OfficeMax to Offer the New BlackBerry PlayBook In All U.S. Stores

OfficeMax to Offer the New BlackBerry PlayBook In All U.S. Stores

While waiting for an official BlackBerry PlayBook release date we had found bits of info from both Office Depot and Staples, but not OfficeMax. Today the office supply retailer announced they as well will be carrying the BlackBerry PlayBook at launch. On April 19th they will have all 3 Wifi models including the 16GB, 32GB and 64GB versions. "We are excited to expand our tablet computer...

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Bring paid apps to your BlackBerry for free with App Stalker

Bring paid apps to your BlackBerry for free with App Stalker

App stalker is an interesting application, just released by S4BB Limited. The app actively scans BlackBerry App World and will list any applications that have moved from the paid section to free, or any that have dramatically dropped in price. It will sort these applications accordingly and you can quickly switch between "Free Now" and "Price Drop" via the tabs at the bottom of the app screen...

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Have you pre-ordered your BlackBerry PlayBook yet?

Have you pre-ordered your BlackBerry PlayBook yet?

  Have you ordered a BlackBerry PlayBook yet?survey software With the pricing and availability of the BlackBery PlayBook now announced, and retailers like Best Buy and Staples putting it up online for pre-order, the question now is Have you pre-ordered your BlackBerry PlayBook yet? Be sure to vote on the poll above and let us know where you're at (I received a bunch of emails and...

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iGrip Car Cradle for the BlackBerry PlayBook

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] The folks from iGrip had a booth at CTIA 2011 and were on hand showing off their wide range of holding solutions for smartphones and tablets. And much to my delight, we were able to get a close look at their upcoming iGrip Car Cradle for the BlackBerry PlayBook. The iGrip Car Cradle really serves as three accessories in one. First and foremost, it...

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Incipio Feather and KickStand Cases for the BlackBerry PlayBook

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Walking the CTIA 2011 tradeshow floor, I was happy to come across some BlackBerry PlayBook cases at the Incipio booth. While pricing hasn't been announced just yet, you can watch the video above to get a good look at Incipio's new Feather Case for the BlackBerry PlayBook as well as their Kickstand Case for the BlackBerry PlayBook. In true feather...

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CTIA 2011 Smartphone (and tablets!) Experts Podcast

CTIA 2011 Smartphone (and tablets!) Experts Podcast

CTIA 2011 is now over and I'm literally flying home as I post this (gotta love GoGo Inflight!). Things were pretty quiet on the BlackBerry front as RIM chose to not have a big presence at this show (I guess BlackBerry World is just 6 weeks away afterall and everybody is hustling to get the PlayBook out the door between now and then). At least they did finally announce pricing and availability of...

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Track all your shipments on your BlackBerry with Mobile Package Tracker

Track all your shipments on your BlackBerry with Mobile Package Tracker

Tracking packages on your device can be a huge pain. Using mobile sites or carrier specific apps just doesn't cut it most times. I recently came across Mobile Package Tracker and have to say it is the best tracking utility I have found yet. The simple app integrates a bunch of carriers including USPS, UPS, FedEx, Purolator, DHL and many more. Just enter your tracking info and description and...

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Place Your Bets! RIM Annouces their 4th Quarter Fiscal 2011 Results Today...

Place Your Bets! RIM Annouces their 4th Quarter Fiscal 2011 Results Today...

No, the blog post title isn't wrong and RIM isn't from the future.... they just run their reporting periods different from the calendar year. And with that disclaimer stated, today RIM will announce their year end, Q4 earnings for fiscal 2011... Waterloo, Canada - Research In Motion Limited (RIM) (Nasdaq: RIMM; TSX: RIM) will be reporting results for the fourth quarter and year-end of...

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Prezenn - Create and export presentations with your BlackBerry PlayBook!

Prezenn - Create and export presentations with your BlackBerry PlayBook!

With all the PlayBook announcements this week from RIM, everyone is even more anxious to get their hands on one. Thankfully, due to a lot of hard work, there will be plenty of applications in BlackBerry App World for the PlayBook once they start shipping out. One of these apps is called Prezenn by developer Signalphire. Prezenn is a fantastic looking presentation application that allows you...

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RIM rolls out SmartBuilder for small business owners

RIM rolls out SmartBuilder for small business owners

If you're the owner of a small to medium sized business, you know how hard it can be to organize your employees and ensure everyone has the communication tools needed to do their job efficiently. RIM understands this problem, and wants to help you make some decisions that will ultimately result in increased productivity and growth in your company! To accomplish this goal, RIM has introduced...

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BlackBerry PlayBook battery life looks to be 10 hours with continual use

BlackBerry PlayBook battery life looks to be 10 hours with continual use

Been wondering just how long the BlackBerry PlayBook battery will last when you're busy browsing the web, watching movies, listening to music, sending emails ... you get it - well we have too. Up until now we haven't really been informed of just what the PlayBook was packing as far as battery life. We know that the PlayBook will be sporting a 5300mAh battery (compare that to the awesome...

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JeeoSuite enters public beta

JeeoSuite enters public beta

We are big fans of JeeoSuite here at CrackBerry, and for good reason. If you haven't heard of it yet, JeeoSuite is a wifi portal for your BlackBerry. You can transfer files, access email, bookmarks, stats, and tools right from your computer via your browser. This app is really awesome, and up until now it was also hard to get your hands on as mblware still had it locked down in a private beta...

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Case-Mate Barely There Case for BlackBerry Curve 3G and 85xx series

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] The Case-Mate Barely There case for the BlackBerry Curve 3G and 85xx series is still a fan favorite. I love the simplicity and the feel of the case itself. It doesn't totally surround the device, but it does give that little bit of extra protection and adds some good grip at the same time. Available in a variety of colors you can also change things...

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[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Tired of that same old annoying alarm clock? Do you use your BlackBerry to wake up in the morning but what something a bit better? Wakeful for BlackBerry is currently in beta and ready to start your day off right. This alarm clock app changes things up from the normal annoying tone and gives you what you need to get going. Simply set the alarm time...

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