While the General Session for BlackBerry World has yet to take place, President and Co-Chief Executive Officer Research In Motion, Mike Lazaridis has been dropping plenty of details about upcoming services launching on the BlackBerry PlayBook -- stopping just short of divulging to much right away. One of the services discussed was Video Chat for the PlayBook, where Mike dropped the following...

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BlackBerry PlayBook OS v1.0.3 update details - BBM, Video Chat and more

We heard earlier today that a new OS update for the BlackBerry PlayBook would be made available as early tonight and now we have some details as to just what will be included in the new software. OS 1.0.3 will include both the much anticipated video chat as well as BBM (via Bridge). Document editing via Bridge is a new feature that will allow users to edit documents stored on your phone via...

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Gist - Now available for the BlackBerry Torch

It wasn't all that long ago now that RIM acquired the social CRM, online contact management service -- Gist. Now, here we are only a few months later and Gist has just announced the release of their BlackBerry application. While limited to just the BlackBerry Torch for now, Gist is available in BlackBerry App World for download. So, what can you do with Gist for BlackBerry? Use Gist for...

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You may or may not have heard of Wikitude but -- if you have plans on picking up a new BlackBerry Bold 9900 then you're going to start seeing a lot of the their augmented reality application. Wikitude will come pre-loaded on the device when it launches. Right now, we've not had a chance to go hands-on with the app but here is what Wikitude had to say about the launch: “The Wikitude team...

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Free Scrapbook app now available for the BlackBerry PlayBook!

We learned back in February that The Astonishing Tribe (TAT) was working on a fun Scrapbook app for the BlackBerry PlayBook, and it was finally released today at BlackBerry World Conference! With this app you can easily transform your pictures into playful scrapbook style pages with the use of wallpapers, stickers, and text, and then browse or display them in a "clothes line" style layout....

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CrackBerry Contest: Win an IOU for a BlackBerry Bold 9900 or 9930!!!

OK CrackBerry Nation... here's your FIRST CHANCE to win a FREE BlackBerry Bold 9900 or 9930 (your choice!) from CrackBerry.com. In honor of Research In Motion's official Bold 9900/9930 announcement, we're going to give a lucky reader the chance to win a the phone for FREE along with $100 of free BlackBerry Bold 9900/9930 Accessories from ShopCrackBerry.com. To Enter: Just login to CrackBerry...

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In what is likely the first of a few updates to come over the next few days, BlackBerry Messenger version 5.0.3.22 is now available in BlackBerry App World -- of course, anyone in the BlackBerry Beta Zone has a higher version currently but if you're not really into dealing with beta bugs, go ahead and fire up BlackBerry App World as the update should be showing for most users. If not, just wait...

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BlackBerry Bold 9900 coming to T-Mobile later this year!

With the announcement of the BlackBerry Bold 9900 comes confirmation from T-Mobile that they will indeed be making the device available to their customers. Sadly, no official date has been set as of yet or pricing terms but for some folks, just knowing T-Mobile is adding it to their line-up will be enough to hold them over. Of course, we expect other carriers to make their announcements as...

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BlackBerry Bold 9900/9930 Hands-On Video and First Impressions

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] * Update: We've posted more hands-on videos below. Check them out!!! * OK, so the BlackBerry Bold 9900/9930 Experience Room at BlackBerry World is a zoo right now, but I just managed to spend a few minutes of hands-on time with RIM's newest Bold and all I can say is wow wow WOW WOW WOW. For anybody out there who wants a Smartphone with a front-...

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BlackBerry Bold 9900/9930 promo video

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] We haven't seen a full-fledged promo video from RIM yet on the new BlackBerry Bold 9900 or 9930, but there is a short video playing around here at BlackBerry World. Nothing special in this one, just a quick 360 of the device along with a few of the top specs. If you're itching to get your hands on one, this gives you a good view of the device and...

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BlackBerry Bold 9900/9930 Cases and Accessories

* August 2011 Update: BlackBerry Bold 9900/9930 Cases and Accessories are now shipping from ShopCrackBerry.com! Choose from the selection below: BlackBerry Bold 9900 Cases BlackBerry Bold 9900 Most Popular Accessories BlackBerry Bold 9900 New to Store BlackBerry Bold 9930 Cases BlackBerry Bold 9930 Most Popular Accessories BlackBerry...

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BBM up and running on the BlackBerry PlayBook

  The number one sought-after feature since the inception of BlackBerry Bridge has finally come in the form of a BlackBerry Bridge update. Members of the CrackBerry nation are awe-struck since the unraveling of this long-awaited feature and finally it is here. A couple of reports mention compatibility with BlackBerry 6 only, but a BlackBerry OS 5.0 compatible version is likely to follow. It...

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Press Release RIM Announces Multi-Platform BlackBerry Enterprise Solution for Smartphones and Tablets Device Management Solution to Provide Security, Management, and Control of BlackBerry Devices, Plus Secure Management for Other Mobile Devices Waterloo, ON – Research In Motion (RIM) (Nasdaq: RIMM, TSX: RIM) is announcing today plans for a multi-platform BlackBerry Enterprise Solution...

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Press Release RIM Announces BlackBerry Mobile Voice System 5 with Voice Over Wi-Fi Calling for Avaya and Legacy Nortel Communications Systems VoIP and SIP Compatible Platform Enables Integration with More In-Market and Legacy Phone Systems; Extends BlackBerry MVS to Unified Communications Application Development Waterloo, ON - Research In Motion (RIM) (Nasdaq: RIMM, TSX: RIM) is...

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  Press Release RIM Launches BlackBerry Balance for Work-Life Balance on BlackBerry Unifies Work and Personal Use of BlackBerry Smartphones without Compromising Company Security or Personal Privacy Waterloo, ON - Research In Motion (RIM) (Nasdaq: RIMM; TSX: RIM) is advancing work-life balance on BlackBerry® smartphones with BlackBerry® BalanceTM – new technology that makes possible the...

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BlackBerry Bold 9900/9930 Features and Specifications

The BlackBerry Bold 9900 (GSM) and 9930 (CDMA) have just been announced and bring together the classic full QWERTY keyboard of BlackBerry with a capacitive touchscreen display. Carrying on the Bold name, the BlackBerry Bold 9900/9930 includes a 1.2 GHz processor, Bluetooth, Wifi, 8GB of onboard memory and is the first device to launch with BlackBerry 7 OS. Check out the full specs below and be...

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BlackBerry Bold 9900 and 9930 Officially Announced!

Here it is folks, the announcement sooo many of us long-time BlackBerry users have been waiting for. RIM has officially announced the new BlackBerry Bold 9900 and 9930 Smartphones, which features the traditional front-facing qwerty keyboard combined with a touchscreen. The keyboard is awesome (Bold 9000-like but better), and with a 1.2GHz processor and BlackBerry 7 this is a BlackBerry addict'...

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