If you are like the guy in this video, you need the new CrackBerry book!

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Sure, this one is a bit of a shameless plug, but it's pretty funny too so I think we can get away with it! Gary Mazo, co-author of CrackBerry: True Tales of BlackBerry Use & Abuse, had some fun in xtranormal putting this one together. Check out the video above. I think that's going to be my new pick up line... Show Me Your Barcode! But seriously...

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Happy Thanksgiving from CrackBerry.com!

Happy Thanksgiving from CrackBerry.com!

To all our BlackBerry using and abusing friends in the United States... Happy Thanksgiving from CrackBerry.com! Let's give thanks today for all the Good Things we have in Life... Family, Friends, Health... and let's not forget to also give thanks to our friends at Research In Motion for that precious gift of the BlackBerry. Not only has it changed the world, but it also gave us the reason to...

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Red BlackBerry Torch 9800 now available from Bell and Virgin Mobile Canada

Right on time. Bell and Virgin Mobile Canada now have available the red BlackBerry Torch 9800 for those of you out there too cool for black or white. We caught wind of Bell's release date a while back now but glad to see they actually kept schedule. No changes on price points for either of the two carriers, so you'll be looking at $599.95 no contract or go as low as you can with a new 3-year...

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BlackBerry PlayBook possible pricing?!

BlackBerry PlayBook possible pricing?!

* Update from Kevin: As noted my some members in the comments here, when I saw this post I also thought what's with the 8gb version? We previously saw word from RIM at Gitex that the PlayBook will be hitting in 16gb, 32gb and 64gb versions. I still assume the 8gb version sourced here is a mistake, so it's more likely the 16gb pricing is what's stated as being for 8gb, the 32gb is the 16gb...

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Review: Dex Mobile for BlackBerry

Review: Dex Mobile for BlackBerry

Take a minute and ask yourself this question: How often exactly do you ask someone for information? I bet you it’s not nearly as often as it used to be. The cliché argument over stopping and asking for directions, or other info, is becoming slowly (but hopefully surely) a thing of the past, in my opinion. Why? You can thank that BlackBerry that’s in your hand right now. From it an immense...

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Contest: Slacker Radio announces the availability of holiday stations

Contest: Slacker Radio announces the availability of holiday stations

It's once again that time of year where the weather gets cooler, the leaves turn colors and the holiday music hits the airwaves. Our friends at Slacker Radio have informed us that they have launched their Holiday Station lineup and to celebrate it, we have teamed with Slacker to give away some Slacker Radio Plus subscriptions! Their holiday station lineup includes:Holiday Hits Classic Holidays...

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AT&T BlackBerry Bold 9780 shows up on video

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Yesterday we saw an image of an AT&T branded BlackBerry Bold 9780, and today we get a step up and see it live on video. Nothing really new here to look out for as the device is already available on multiple carriers in Canada and T-Mobile in the US, but it's just further confirmation that it is indeed coming to AT&T very soon. It's not the...

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  New from ShaoSoft comes SixTools - a handy app that adds some great features to your OS 6 BlackBerry. The app takes on some much needed functionality and gives you more options and control over your device. With SixTools you can add extra convenience keys (using volume and mute/play buttons), a battery meter, holster sounds and more. Torch users even get slider sounds and an orientation lock...

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AG Canada launches Canadian farm & market news mobile app

AG Canada launches Canadian farm & market news mobile app

  Farmers are busy people. They spend the majority of their time in their tractor, half-ton or combine, and not in front of a computer. Yet, much of their critical business information is available on-line: weather, market prices and agricultural news. And when the weather or the market prices change, farmers want to know immediately. The AgReader application, developed for Farm Business...

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BlackBerry PlayBook spotted in latest Black Eyed Peas video!

The latest video for the Black Eyed Peas was posted to Will.I.Am's Dipdive website not too long ago in support of their new upcoming album, The Beginning. While it takes a few mins for the video to get rolling, you'll quickly notice some strategically placed BlackBerry PlayBook shots. Awesome but not all that surprising. Will.I.Am is a hardcore BlackBerry user and being a futurist and all...

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Official statement from Research In Motion regarding the removal of Kik

Well, that didn't take long. We just received an official statement from Research In Motion regarding the removal of Kik messenger from BlackBerry App World. While the statement makes no mention of the revocation of Kiks signing keys or anything like that, it does clarify the situation a little further, which is what we were hoping for. Below is the statement from RIM regarding the Kik...

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Kik pleads with RIM to keep on trucking

Kik pleads with RIM to keep on trucking

Today Kik posted a blog explaining just what's going on with their Kik Messenger BlackBerry app. If you remember last week, their app was pulled from BlackBerry App World without explaination, and since then has been nowhere to be found. Delays of up to one hour have been occuring for Kik users, and the whole mess has been kind of up in the air. The blog post today straight from Kik is...

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RIM co-CEO Mike Lazaridis set to appear at D: Dive Into Mobile conference

RIM co-CEO Mike Lazaridis is no stranger to the stage of All Things Digital. The above image (video here) is from his 2009 appearance there, which, he took the time to hash a few things out with Walt Mossberg about the direction of Research In Motion and how he felt about the competitors, such as Apple, Google and Palm. Now, Mike Lazaridis is slated to be speaking at the recently announced "D...

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The folks over at College Humor have come up with an awesome new video where they set up, what could be a rather dangerous game of roulette with peoples BlackBerry smartphones. In order to win $100 folks were asked to spin the wheel and then having whatever it landed on sent out via BBM or SMS to one of their contacts randomly selected. After which, they had to allow 5 minutes for a...

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Leaked: BlackBerry Desktop Manager v6.0.1.13

Leaked: BlackBerry Desktop Manager v6.0.1.13

If you fancy running a beta version of BlackBerry Desktop Manager on your computer then today, is your lucky day. BlackBerry Desktop Manager version 6.0.1.13 has shown up online and actually carries some noticeable and noted improvements with it. Some of the finer highlights include: Microsoft Outlook & Exchange 2010 64-bit are now supported Administrator silent install Organizer sync...

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Using the BlackBerry Browser on OS 6

Using the BlackBerry Browser on OS 6

Hailed 'round the world as the savior of the BlackBerry web experience, the Webkit-based web browser found in OS6 is fast, sleek, and – most importantly – usable. The browser supports Javascript, CSS3, and HTML 5. What do all these letters mean? Basically, the OS6 web browser is very similar to the browser on your home computer. The web pages you see at home look about the same on your...

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AT&T branded BlackBerry Bold 9780 spotted

AT&T branded BlackBerry Bold 9780 spotted

  While some US customers are happy with the release of the BlackBerry Bold 9780 on T-Mobile, many are left asking when it will land on AT&T. We know it is coming, it's really just a matter of when. BerryCN posted this image of an AT&T branded Bold 9780 a few days back that reassures us it is indeed out there. Some recent emails to the CrackBerry tip line also let us know that...

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Fantasy Football app for the BlackBerry PlayBook gets shown off

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Last week we got to see a first look at the PlayBook in the wild, and now we finally get to take a tour of a full out application walk through for the BlackBerry PlayBook. This Fantasy Football application sports a ton of nice features and looks super smooth even at this early stage. Universal Mind has this to say about the SDK and overall developer...

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Pass the time with WordSearch - Now with a free version

Pass the time with WordSearch - Now with a free version

WordSearch is a great game to fill those moments of boredom. This classic word game brings countelss hours of fun with it's huge library of words, and seemingly infinite number of puzzle combinations. Selecting your found words is simple. With your touchscreen device, just drag your finger from the start of the word to the end of the word. The same goes for non-touchscreen devices, using the...

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Contest Winners - Galaxy Ring, BlackBook 3, and SmartJump!

Contest Winners - Galaxy Ring, BlackBook 3, and SmartJump!

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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