Encrypted Phone Calls on Your BlackBerry Smartphone with Cellcrypt

Encrypted Phone Calls on Your BlackBerry Smartphone with Cellcrypt

This week at WES 2010, Cellcrypt introduced secure mobile to mobile calling.  Cellcrypt offers BlackBerry users a fully secure private telephone conversation.  This product uses strong End-to-End encryption and is FIPS 140-2 US Government certified, which is the same security rating offered by the BlackBerry Enterprise Server. This is an ideal solution for corporate business travelers or anyone...

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BlackBerry Podcasts App Now in Beta Zone

BlackBerry Podcasts App Now in Beta Zone

Yesterday some BlackBerry Beta Zone members received and email about the new BlackBerry Podcasts app that is now available for download. This one really flew in out of nowhere, but its great to see RIM dropping some apps that we haven't heard about into the Beta Zone. Reports are mixed so far, but it does look like the app has some potential down the road. There are a variety of options and...

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WES 2010 Super Podcast: CrackBerry, BGR and Phone Scoop Talk BlackBerry News and the Road Ahead!

Here it is CrackBerry readers, our WES 2010 Special Edition Podcast! We're making podcast history with this one as the CrackBerry team sat down with the Boy Genius, Andrew Munchbach and Michael Bettiol of BGR and Eric Zeman of Phone Scoop to talk all things BlackBerry. This is one podcast you will not want to miss. In 48 minutes we pretty much touch on all of the news coming out of WES...

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BlackBerry Accessory Roundup Car Edition: Win a BlackBerry Visor Mount Speakerphone

This Week's BlackBerry Accessory Feature: BlackBerry Visor Mount Speakerphone Most of us are always looking for ways to better our BlackBerry experience. A lot of times we do this through the purchasing of accessories, which help unleash the full power of our BlackBerrys in all aspects of our daily lives. One part of our daily routine that could use a nice accessory is driving. Most areas now...

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BlackBerry Partners Fund Launches BlackBerry “Super Apps” Developer Challenge

A new swing has been added to the BlackBerry Partners fund developer challenge this year. Rather than just building apps, developers are now being challenged to build "super apps". The stakes this year are higher, the prizes are better and the challenge should be rather exciting by the DevCon 2010 rolls around. Read on for the full details on the years challenge. BlackBerry Partners Fund...

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WES 2010: Mike Lazaridis Keynote

During yesterday's General Session here at WES 2010, Mike Lazaridis gave a keynote where he talked Bold 9650, Pearl 3G, BlackBerry 6 and a whole bunch more. If you missed our live blog, you can check out the full video here. It is a bit long at over 20 minutes, but its packed with some goodies from RIM you won't want to miss. The highlight of course was the quick video of BlackBerry 6, but...

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The Wireless Leadership Awards Select the 2010 Winners

Each year Research In Motion collects entries for the Wireless leadership awards. These entries have to meet a criteria wherein they have been noted to have put innovation to work for them within the public, private and business sectors. This years winners have been announced, you can see the full press release after the jump. Press Release Award recipients show mobility at its best See...

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Poynt Updated To Include Support For Pearl 3G, Telmap, VZ Navigator 5.0

Here is a good showing of developers who were ready for the BlackBerry Pearl 3G. Poynt, developed by Multiplied media has made available version 1.5.4.12 of their popular application. In addition to having both the 9100 and 9105 supported even before release, they have also integrated the use of Telmap and VZW Navigator 5.0. Other items addressed in the application include better battery life...

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Atom Trap for BlackBerry Smartphones - 50 Copies to be Give Away!

Atom Trap for BlackBerry Smartphones - 50 Copies to be Give Away!

Atom Trap is a super addictive game I recently downloaded. The object of the game is to trap the bouncing balls by firing your "photons" either vertically or horizonally, blocking off that portion of the board. Each level adds more of the balls into play, making the game play increasingly more difficult. Other features include over 50 levels to play through, a scoreboard, and multiple...

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Baltimore Police Take to the Streets with BlackBerry

  We previously did a post on the Baltimore PD BlackBerry initiative when it was an announced last fall.  This year at WES, the systems director for the Baltimore Police Dept. Gayle Guildford and the project manager Sergeant Sheree Briscoe were here representing the department as they were finalists for the Wireless Leadership Awards. In an effort to get the beat cop out of the car where...

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WES 2010: inPulse Smartwatch for BlackBerry Video Demo

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]We've talked about the inPulse Smartwatch for BlackBerry quite a few times here on the CrackBerry blogs now, ever since we saw the first leaked photos, caught the official announcement and recorded a dummy unit video of it at CES. We caught up with Eric of Allerta, maker of the inPulse Smartwatch, today at WES 2010 and finally got a chance to see this baby...

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Review: WhatsApp Messenger for BlackBerry Smartphones

Review: WhatsApp Messenger for BlackBerry Smartphones

In a perfect world, everyone would be using BlackBerrys. Actually, in a perfect world, I should be getting a lot more data for a lot less. Unfortunately, for both issues, we live in the real world. We all have friends and family that use other smartphones, regardless if they defected from the BlackBerry or were otherwise forced to leave. Those empty, silent BlackBerry Messenger contacts are a...

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Tether Targets Enterprise With Internet on the Go

Tether Targets Enterprise With Internet on the Go

Tether has just put out a fresh press release from WES 2010 announcing their new enterprise offerings. Previously only focusing on the consumer market, Tether is hoping that enterprise customers will adopt the new internet on the go solution. With the newmarket opputunities in the B2B sector and knowing that companies are always looking to adopt cost effective technoligies, Tether should fair...

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OtterBox Introduces New Colors For The 85xx Series Commuter Case

OtterBox Introduces New Colors For The 85xx Series Commuter Case

While walking the Solution Showcase at WES, I stopped by the OtterBox booth and discovered that they have some new colored Commuter cases available for the 85xx series device. For many years the only choice for colors on OtterBox cases was straight black, or black/yellow on the Defender Series cases. They have now introduced a few more choices to that lineup; Ardoise Slate, Jade Green, Red...

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WorldMate Partners Up with American Express Business Travel

WorldMate Partners Up with American Express Business Travel

WorldMate has announced today that they have partnered up with American Express Business Travel. This will allow American Express Business Travel users to have better service on the go with the well established WorldMate application. The program is currently rolling out to some clients and will be fully available later this year. Hit the jump for the full release. Press Release WorldMate...

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Official BlackBerry 6 Preview Video From WES 2010!!

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]Here it is! The moment soooo many of us BlackBerry users have been waiting for.... an official first look at BlackBerry 6. Check out the video above and be sure to drop a comment letting us know what you think.When Mike Lazaridis introduced it during the WES 2010 keynote, he said the development team had three key design principles in mind while working on...

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WES 2010: KeyNote Live Blog!

WES 2010: Keynote Live Blog! WES 2010 LIVE BLOG IMPORTANT NOTES: - No need to refresh this page. The feed updates automatically. - Comments are NOT automatically published into the feed. We'll do our best to publish as many as we can that fit the topic and context of the blog conversation

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From the Forums: More BlackBerry 9670 and BlackBerry atlas (8980) Photos Emerge

Now that the Bold 9650 and 3G Pearl are both out in the open, we can again turn to some other BlackBerry devices that are still floating in the rumor mill. We've seen various shots of both the 9670 and atlas in the past, and forums member B.I.G.G.I.E has posted a few more for your viewing pleasure. Nothing terribly exciting this time around, but a few more angles and some OS details for both...

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Official BlackBerry Pearl 3G Launch Video!

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]Somehow during yesterday's BlackBerry Pearl 3G announcement madness we failed to notice the commercial for it that RIM posted up to their youtube channel. While it may not be quite as on the edge as that Lane Bryant video we saw last week, it's definitely a departure from the the last few launch videos we've seen RIM do that tend to put the focus straight...

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Contest Winners: BeeSweeper, MobileQs Trivia, BlackBerry Music Gateway and More

We're hard at work here in Orlando for WES 2010, but we still have some winners to announce (we wouldn't dare miss a week of contests). We'll try to sneak in some more free stuff this week in between all the crazy news. Remember if you're a developer or retailer and want to run a contest, you can hit us up at editorial(at)crackberry.com. Congrats to all the winners - hit the jump for the full...

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