[Poll] How do you feel about the AT&T T-Mobile acquisition?

[Poll] How do you feel about the AT&T T-Mobile acquisition?

AT&T/T-Mobile Users: How do you feel about AT&T buying T-Mobile?survey software By now the news of AT&T working with Deutsche Telekom to acquire T-Mobile has no doubt crossed your ears. While it'll take a year -- or more, depending on FCC and DOJ approval for things to go into full effect, the feelings from T-Mobile and AT&T users has been plenty colorful. Looking at...

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BlackBerry PlayBook landing page goes live on Sprint - Launching this summer

While we stay in constant pursuit of an official announcement from RIM on the elusive BlackBerry PlayBook, Sprint has finally put up a landing page for the 4G version of the tablet. While it doesn't give us much new information, it does have the wonderful "Sign up now" link to be notified when more information is available. No solid date is listed on the page aside from stating "arrives this...

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Copy multiple items with MultiCopyPaste

When I'm blogging away during the day there have been numerous times where I've wanted to copy multiple items at once. Having a 3rd party app on my Mac for that definitely streamlines things for me. Having the same on my BlackBerry has always been something I've wanted but was never a reality. Enter MultiCopyPaste. Added is the ability to copy multiple items on your device and paste at will -...

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Encapsulated by The Theme Box - Cover your BlackBerry in awesome

Encapsulated by The Theme Box - Cover your BlackBerry in awesome

The Theme Box is quickly becoming known for creating unique and beautiful themes for your BlackBerry. The latest release from this talented team is called Encapsulated, named as such because of the vertical sliding dock on the home screen. When you don't need the dock, it tucks up under the banner, out of the way but not completely hidden. The meters for battery and signal are easy to read,...

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Contest winners: Crescent, the Neon Series, and a Mobi Products Cradle!

Contest winners: Crescent, the Neon Series, and a Mobi Products Cradle!

Here are the winners from last week's round of contests. If you won you will be receiving an email either directly from us or the retailer/developer directly in the next few days. If for some reason you don't receive an email within 7-14 days (be sure to check your spam/junk folder just in case, and verify your registered address associated with your CrackBerry account) you can email us at...

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Best of Smartphone Experts, 20 March 2011

Motorola Atrix 4G review HTC Thunderbolt Hands-On and Speed Test; Updated with video Sprint branded Motorola Xoom finds its way onto the internet Facebook v2 for BlackBerry Enters Limited Beta today for lucky Beta Zone Members RIM BlackBerry for Business Webcast talks PlayBook, Enterprise and cloud services BlackBerry 101: How to remove,...

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BlackBerry App World v2.1.1.2 now available for download

BlackBerry App World v2.1.1.2 now available for download

I was wondering why BlackBerry App World was acting a little strange today. As it turns, Research In Motion temporarily removed BlackBerry App World from -- well, BlackBerry App World and made it not downloadable during that time. Now that it has returned, users are getting the notification that BlackBerry App World v2.1.1.2 is now available for download. At this time no change log is...

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Three UK leaked roadmap has the Wi-Fi only BlackBerry PlayBook arriving in June

If there was any doubt remaining about when the BlackBerry PlayBook was launching in the UK, the above image should put some folks minds at ease. Taken from their leaked roadmap, Three UK has the BlackBerry PlayBook in the Wi-Fi only flavor pegged for a June release date. This timeline does back up the rumors circulating over the past few days about a June UK launch. All we can do now is hope...

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BlackBerry Protect now available in Europe and the Middle East

BlackBerry Protect now available in Europe and the Middle East

When BlackBerry Protect launched as an open beta a few weeks back, the service was limited to BlackBerry users in the Americas only. Now, however, the service was expanded to support Europe as well as the Middle East. This only leaves out BlackBerry users in Asia, but rest assured BlackBerry Protect will arrive there at some point too. And remember, when used consistently and correctly, your...

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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 GetGlue for BlackBerry app now available for download RIM BlackBerry for Business Webcast talks PlayBook, Enterprise and cloud services Facebook v2 for BlackBerry Enters Limited Beta today for lucky Beta Zone Members RIM advises disabling JavaScript in your BlackBerry browser after exploit discovered Official OS 6.0.0.448 for the Bold 9700, 9780 and Torch 9800...

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Looking for a challenging puzzle game? Try Room Escape by Ivywire!

Looking for a challenging puzzle game? Try Room Escape by Ivywire!

You're locked inside a mysterious room, with no obvious way out. There are ordinary objects all around you, but how can you use them to escape? It almost sounds like a movie or a dream, but really it's a puzzle! Room Escape by Ivywire is a game that's sure to challenge you and make your brain work overtime. Clicking on some of the furniture and objects in the room moves them to reveal pieces...

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MyCart by AppGenius - Create, save and share all your lists directly on your BlackBerry!

I might be one of the few people out there that actually enjoys grocery shopping.  I can't tell you though how many times I have sat down and made a shopping list and then realized when I got to the store I left it at home. I'd even given up making lists, but inevitably I return home and have forgotten to buy a key item. So either way, I was losing. Then I discovered MyCart for BlackBerry....

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BlackBerry First Steps: How to Setup Wi-Fi on OS6

BlackBerry First Steps: How to Setup Wi-Fi on OS6

Every day, thousands will pick up a new BlackBerry. For a good many of them, this will be their first BlackBerry; maybe even their first smartphone. We've all had that first day; poking and prodding a new BlackBerry, trying to figure out how it works. This series aims to make that process a bit easier.  Do you experience "blind spots" (no internet, email, or BBM) on your carrier? Are you...

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Xobni for Gmail enters private beta - Other platform versions coming soon

Xobni for Gmail enters private beta - Other platform versions coming soon

One of the Crack Team's favorite apps just got favoriter (not quite a word but it sounded good in my head). Xobni for Gmail has started a private beta, and just like the Outlook version, if you're a Gmail user you'll now be able to keep your email contacts in sync with your BlackBerry. The Xobni for Gmail plugin works with Chrome and Firefox and easily keeps all your contacts plugged into...

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Case-Mate Smooth Case for BlackBerry Bold 9780 and Bold 9700

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] The Case-Mate Smooth Case for the BlackBerry Bold 9700 & 9780 is a plain and simple, get the job done kind of case. It features a 2-part snap-on design that gives you some extra beef and protection on your device. Just slide the device in, snap on the bottom and you're ready to roll. There are openings for all the ports and it adds some good...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for March 18, 2011 - Win a free copy of Mega Knight by MMMOOO!

Welcome back to this week's BlackBerry App Roundup! The past week brought several updates to popular apps including Twitter for BlackBerry, Foursquare for BlackBerry, Shortcut Me, and Facebook v2 for BlackBerry. If you haven't checked those out yet, you're going to want to be sure to do it. Twitter and Facebook were rolled out via BlackBerry Beta zone so if you haven't signed up there yet and...

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GroupMe for BlackBerry in open beta

GroupMe for BlackBerry in open beta

GroupMe is a group texting and conference call application available for iOS and Android devices that recently entered into an open beta for BlackBerry. It’s like a private chat room over SMS, or reply-all text messaging. GroupMe enables you to organize and communicate with groups of people right on your device. Even people without a smartphone can participate by creating their groups online....

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Follow the NCAA Men's tournament with ScoreMobile on your BlackBerry

Follow the NCAA Men's tournament with ScoreMobile on your BlackBerry

  While there aren't any specialized apps for keeping up with the NCAA men's tourney this year, you can certainly get all the latest scores and updates on your BlackBerry. Once again ScoreMobile comes through for BlackBerry users. The just updated free app provides up to the minute scores and tournament standings right on your device. You can check out schedules, rankings, injury updates,...

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EasySmileys: Add some flourish to your texts, emails, and status updates

EasySmileys: Add some flourish to your texts, emails, and status updates

When it comes to expressing yourself via email, text, Facebook and Twitter, why not show everyone how you feel instead of using 140 characters to tell it. No matter what mood you're in, adding smileys or text embellishments is the perfect way to get your point across. With EasySmileys by LaurentCie you can insert characters without the trouble of typing on the keyboard or fumbling with the...

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