BlackBerry Torch 9800 review from the perspective of a Power Socializer

BlackBerry Torch 9800 review from the perspective of a Power Socializer

BlackBerry Torch 9800 Review - Power Socializer [ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Coming from a BlackBerry that I loved, I wasn't very excited to switch to a device I wasn't used too. The Torch is completely different from any BlackBerry that I have used and to be honest, it is the best. Being a full time student and working a part time job I need a phone that is reliable, has a...

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BlackBerry Curve 3G Review

BlackBerry Curve 3G Review

The BlackBerry Curve 3G is the next iteration of one of Research In Motions top selling devices. The latest in the Curve series brings 3G to the GSM side and also boasts its BlackBerry 6 readiness despite having been launched with BlackBerry OS 5 preloaded. While many BlackBerry users have moved onto a Bold 9700, Bold 9650, Torch or even a Storm series device the Curve series still remains a...

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BlackBerry Curve 3G Video Unboxing!

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]Unboxing videos. Love em or hate em, you know we gotta do them! The BlackBerry Curve 3G is available on Rogers now, and coming to other carriers soon, so it's time to tear open the box and see what's inside. The BlackBerry Curve 3G is RIM's entry level smartphone, so while it gets decent internals (the same 624MHZ processor that's in the Pearl 3G and Bold...

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TELUS named first Canadian carrier to implement carrier billing for BlackBerry App World

While a lot of folks were more interested in the fact TELUS was releasing the BlackBerry Torch on September 24th, reading over the announcement it seems as though some important BlackBerry App World news got overlooked. The press related the majority of the information to the device launch but near the bottom it was noted: TELUS is excited to be the first carrier in Canada to offer...

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Verizon Wireless now offering prepaid data packages on 3G smartphones

Verizon Wireless now offering prepaid data packages on 3G smartphones

Starting today Verizon Wireless will be offering new prepaid data plans on all of their 3G smartphones. The list includes the Curve 8330, 8530, Storm 9530, 9550, Tour and Bold 9650. The plans will run $30 for a month of unlimited data. "These new data offerings will help our prepaid customers experience the full breadth of Verizon Wireless' robust device portfolio and the many engaging,...

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Virgin Mobile Canada launching BlackBerry Torch 9800 September 24th

Virgin Mobile Canada launching BlackBerry Torch 9800 September 24th

While it would have been way easier on the bloggers of the world if Canada just let out a single press release that the BlackBerry Torch was coming to "a bunch of carriers at once", the announcements trickled out one after the other yesterday. The next in line to get the device on the grand September 24th launch date is Virgin Mobile Canada. They dropped the announcement via their Twitter page...

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Starbucks Card Mobile for BlackBerry now available

Starbucks Card Mobile for BlackBerry now available

If you're a Starbucks fan then your life just got more convenient (well, kind of). Starbucks has released their Starbucks Card Mobile app for BlackBerry. This cool app lets you convert your Starbucks card to digitalness and keep all of your info right on your device. Just enter your card number and the app can display your barcode, lets you track your balance and more. In some test areas (...

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Share Web pages between your PC and BlackBerry with Home to Phone

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]I have been testing Home to Phone for the past couple weeks, and have to say it is one of the most useful BlackBerry applications I have come across. Like Android's Chrome to Phone, Home to Phone lets you share web pages to and from your BlackBerry device and desktop browser (Firefox plugin, Chrome beta, or Windows application).Setting up Home to Phone is...

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BlackBerry Torch 9800 review from the perspective of a BlackBerry Newbie

BlackBerry Torch 9800 review from the perspective of a BlackBerry Newbie

BlackBerry Torch 9800 Review - BlackBerry Newbie [ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] If you're considering upgrading to a smartphone, you've undoubtedly come across the plethora of news articles and reviews for the iPhone and Android phones. What those news articles tend to gloss over is the fact that Research in Motion - BlackBerry's manufacturer - absolutely dominates the...

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We'll keep this short and sweet. With over 12,000 entries, the lucky winner in CrackBerry's Second Chance Win a BlackBerry Torch Contest is..... Hosehead13 Dang I love that username! Congrats Hosehead13! We'll be shooting you an email shortly to get your details and get an unlocked AT&T BlackBerry Torch 9800 out your way. For everybody else, stay tuned. It's CrackBerry.com. You know...

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Bell announces Sept. 24th release date for the BlackBerry Torch

Bell announces Sept. 24th release date for the BlackBerry Torch

We've known since the release of the BlackBerry Torch on AT&T that Bell was slated to release it in Canada aside all other Canadian carriers. The pre release sign up page is still active at this point but, we now have confirmation of the Bell date and pricing as well. In an email sent to us Bell confirms the following: Just wanted to let you know Bell Mobility will launch the...

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BlackBerry 9670 clamshell to be branded the BlackBerry Style!

BlackBerry 9670 clamshell to be branded the BlackBerry Style!

You heard it here first... the upcoming BB flip is the BlackBerry Style! Been wondering what product family Research in Motion was going to slot the upcoming BlackBerry 9670 clamshell into? Could it be a Pearl? Maybe a member of the Curve family? Nope. We've confirmed with multiple sources now that the new BlackBerry 6 toting flip is getting a new product family name of its own. Enter the...

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BlackBerry Torch 9800 available from Telus on September 24th

BlackBerry Torch 9800 available from Telus on September 24th

Following closely in the footsteps of Rogers, Telus announced via Twitter that they too will be offering the BlackBerry Torch 9800 on September 24th. Both Canadian carriers are set to release now on the same day making for lots of happy folks. Unlike Rogers however, Telus made no mention of the pricing in their release, but it's a pretty safe bet to say it will stick to the $199/3-year pricing...

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Xobni for BlackBerry now available in BlackBerry App World

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] If you've been holding off on purchasing Xobni for BlackBerry, now you can grab it directly from BlackBerry App World. If you haven't yet heard of Xobni, it creates a contact list based on addresses and information pulled from emails, giving you a big, fat contact list that is extremely easy to manage and convenient to use. Features of Xobni include...

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BlackBerry Torch 9800 available from Rogers September 24th for $199

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Those of you in the Great White North won't have to wait much longer to get your hands on the BlackBerry Torch 9800. We just got word that the device will be available starting September 24th for $199 on a 3-year contract. Rogers will be the first Canadian carrier to have the Torch, but we've seen pages from both Bell and Telus that suggest they won...

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BlackBerry encryption, time to talk turkey

BlackBerry encryption, time to talk turkey

With all the news these days of about encryption on the BlackBerry solution there is a great amount of misunderstood reporting in the media on just what is at stake between RIM and governments of the world. I'm not going to pretend that this article will be the ultimate encryption thesis it's my hope to explain things plainly and clearly. As global terrorism rages, governments are trying to...

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2010 Yahoo! Fantasy Football launcher for BlackBerry Smartphones now available

It's that time once again when football geeks unite to take on fantasy teams everywhere. If you're like me, you want to be able to access you team 24/7 whether at home or on the go. Last year we had the benefit of a semi-decent app for Yahoo! fantasy teams, it has been replaced this year by a mobile site launcher that hopes to keep you in the loop. I was a pretty bug fan of the app as it let...

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BlackBerry Torch 9800 review from the perspective of a Power Mom

BlackBerry Torch 9800 review from the perspective of a Power Mom

BlackBerry Torch 9800 Review - Power Mom [ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] I am a BUSY person and by that statement I don't just mean the normal kind of busy. I'm talking about the I'm so insanely swamped with things to do or places to go that I actually repeat things I've said or doing things I've already done. As a military spouse, mother of three, consultant, assistant at an...

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Top 10 Apps users would like to see on BlackBerry; Reminder to Devs: Super Apps Challenge Deadline Almost Here!

The other week we posed a question to readers of CrackBerry asking what apps they would like to see come to BlackBerry from other smartphone platforms. The post got a pretty solid response with a wide mix of apps and games suggested, so we combed through the comments to assemble a quick Top 10 list. Hopefully some of these developers out there are paying attention! Top 10 Apps CrackBerry...

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