A closer look at the BlackBerry 6 home screen

A closer look at the BlackBerry 6 home screen

With the release of BlackBerry 6 getting closer, everyone is curious to see more of what makes it tick. This morning Inside BlackBerry posted up some more screens as well as a short interview with Joey Benedek, Director of UX Research at RIM. We can see here (as we knew already) that the home screen is totally redesigned, but as noted is still familiar - meaning you won't have trouble finding...

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Monsoon Multimedia now taking pre-orders for the Vulkano streaming media device

Streaming media devices such as Slingbox have been around for awhile, but today Monsoon Multimedia announced they would be taking pre-orders for their new Vulkano media device. According to what I've read in their press release, the Vulkano takes streaming media experience to a whole new level. "When connected to a set-top box and a TV, Vulkano enables a complete video experience across...

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Contest winners: BeFroyo, Ubuntu, VQ Mileage Tracker, BlackBerry case and more

Another week down with some great contests. We gave away a BlackBerry case of choice as well as some great themes and a few apps for good measure. Thanks to everyone for dropping a comment, and congrats to all the winners. Hit the jump for the full list! * Note to winners: You will be receiving an email either directly from us or some the retailer/developer directly in the next few days....

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BlackBerry Curve 3G coming to Bell Mobility August 12th

BlackBerry Curve 3G coming to Bell Mobility August 12th

It looks like Bell Mobility is all set for the release of the upcoming BlackBerry Curve 3G (Curve 9300). The carrier is ready to drop the HSPA device on August 12th and should be getting units in stock as early as next week. We did see this coming a few days ago, and the "Curve 3G" name looks to be the winning moniker for release as well. The device will carry the standard features including...

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Official: OS 5.0.0.748 released by Bell for the BlackBerry Pearl 3G (9100, 9105)

Yes, it's true. I missed out on this realease when it first came out. For that, I apologize. But, I do have good reason. You see, the OS 5.0.0.748 that Bell made official recently was actually leaked even before the BlackBerry Pearl 3G had even managed to hit any carriers and since I had it loaded, I totally became oblivious to the fact that it had never launched with that OS. In any event, it...

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BlackBerry 9800 and BlackBerry 6 Ready to go for BlackBerry App World?

When the BlackBerry Pearl 3G launched just about 2 months ago now, some new owners were quite saddened by the fact that BlackBerry App World was not updated to reflect the device launch. Launching BlackBerry App World on the BlackBerry Pearl 3G showed you some applications that may have worked on your device but, it also showed you themes that certainly did not work. Research In Motion...

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BlackBerry 9800 coming to Vodafone UK in Sept / Oct?

BlackBerry 9800 coming to Vodafone UK in Sept / Oct?

Since we have AT&T, Rogers pretty much nailed down for the BlackBerry 9800, BBLeaks has been hearing that users of Vodafone UK may soon also be able to get their hands on it as well. Of course, we have to take it all with a grain of salt but a September / October timeframe has been placed thus far. Any Vodafone UK users out there hoping this is more fact rather then rumor? Even if it doesn...

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Updated NFL Mobile now available from Verizon Wireless

Updated NFL Mobile now available from Verizon Wireless

Starting last week the updated NFL Mobile app was being pushed to Verizon Bold 9650 users. The app has the same guts as in previous years but adds in some features to keep things fresh. While it rings in at a whopping 2.8MB download, it does pack quite a punch if you're at all a fan of the NFL. You can get breaking news, highlights, video on demand and more. Follow the preseason with stats and...

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UAE calling BlackBerry a security risk; Future for device's unknown

UAE calling BlackBerry a security risk; Future for device's unknown

The United Arab Emirates is calling BlackBerry devices a security risk. The UAE telecom regulator said "BlackBerry operates beyond the jurisdiction of national legislation" since the data services for the device all take place offshore and stated usage may have "serious social, judicial and national security repercussions". Since all BlackBerry data is relayed through servers that are not...

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NextMail now available on all Sprint BlackBerry devices

NextMail now available on all Sprint BlackBerry devices

Sprint announced today that their NextMail service is now available across all of their BlackBerry devices. The service allows users to easily send voice messages to up to 50 email or SMS contacts with a few simple clicks. This is extremely useful for businesses or consumers on the go who need a way to send messages quickly without having to fire off an email/SMS while driving or having to...

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BlackBerry theme roundup for July 26th, 2010 - 25 copies of !Futurism to be won!

BlackBerry theme roundup for July 26th, 2010 - 25 copies of !Futurism to be won!

Contest: 25 Copies of !Futurism to be won. Leave a comment! I spent a lot of time sifting through the forums this week, looking for a few good themes to include in the roundup alongside some of the great tips I received on the tip line. If you happen to be a theme junkie, yet haven't browsed through our forums, you really are missing out, I would suggest you remedy that as soon as humanly...

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[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Howdy CrackBerry Idol fans! It's Monday morning as I type this and we figured the timing was right to post a little update on where things are at in the competition. Round 1 saw 24 competitors duke it out with their BlackBerry app reviews and 10 competitors get voted on by the community to Round 2. Round 2 is the featured BlackBerry accessory review...

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Best of Smartphone Experts, 25 July 2010

Nexus One no longer available online; plus, a Nexus One retrospective. Apple keeps iPhone 4's Antennagate alive by taking on the Droid X Sideload apps all you want with the Android Central Sideload Wonder Machine for Windows and Mac and Linux. Want to keep up on the latest BlackBerry device rumors? Bookmark crackberry.com/rumored-...

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More BlackBerry 9800 parts go on sale from Truesupplier as launch seems close

If you are among the folks out there who like to modify your BlackBerry devices with custom bezels, housings, trackpads and more then Truesupplier is looking to gail your love. They have most recently pumping out parts for the BlackBerry 9800 in a fashion not really seen with any other device. In the past, in order to get a lot of parts one had to wait until actual release of the device, then...

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Another quick look at the BlackBerry Curve 9300

Another quick look at the BlackBerry Curve 9300

The folks over at BBGeeks have brought us all another quick look at the BlackBerry Curve 9300. All in all, not a whole lot of new information has come about for the BlackBerry Curve 9300 but, we pretty much know all there is to know about it anyways. The specs have been known for a while now and we've even got the majority of carriers that will be taking it on, ie: T-Mobile, Bell, Rogers etc...

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CrackBerry reminder: What you may have missed this week

CrackBerry reminder: What you may have missed this week

What You May Have Missed Scan an item's barcode to easily move from desktop to device! >>  BlackBerry Desktop Manager 6 to be released in limited beta starting today! >>  Leaked: BlackBerry Desktop Manager 5.0.1.40 >>  BlackBerry 9800 Set up video shown off, check out the boot animation! >>  Inside BlackBerry shows off BlackBerry 6 multimedia...

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Help Us Help You: Take the CrackBerry Visitor Survey!

Help Us Help You: Take the CrackBerry Visitor Survey!

Pardon the interruption in our regularly scheduled cracktastic programming, but we need to pause for a few minutes to better learn about you! We know all readers and members of CrackBerry.com are interested in BlackBerry Smartphones (why else would you be here?!), but in an effort to better understand our site visitors and their needs and to make way for future site improvements, we want to...

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BlackBerry Bold 9780 - First live image!

BlackBerry Bold 9780 - First live image!

Well, that didn't take long at all. We noted the UAProf for the BlackBerry 9780 had been found now, Salomondrin has posted up the first live image of the device. BlackBerry 6 in full effect, taking on the form of the BlackBerry Bold 9700 except with a darker bezel that BlackBerry Bold 9780 is looking might fine to me. For me, the Bold 9700 is the perfect device so transitioning to the 9780 is...

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BlackBerry 9780 outted via UAProf document - Another Bold series device?!?

For those of you who checked out our BlackBerry rumored devices page, you may have noticed where we mentioned the BlackBerry 9780. At the time, we listed it as the 9780 aka Onyx II purely based off rumor. Now, we have just a little bit more information to back that rumor up. As we've seen in past, Research In Motion is required to fill out UAProf documents for upcoming devices and well, they...

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Molson Canadian Seize the Summer - Where foursquare meets Canadian beer

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]To call it a unique app would be a lie, but to call it a bushel of awesome is the total truth. If you plan on rocking out this summer, you'll need to have the Molson Canadian Seize the Summer app along for the ride. While it's pretty much the closest thing to foursquare since foursquare, this app wants you to share your love of summer and earn badges along...

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