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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BlackBerry Theme Roundup for April 26th 2010 - 50 Copies of Digital Steel to be Won!

Contest: 50 Copies of Digital Steel to be won. Leave a comment! Hello again Theme Junkies. I'm sure everyone is a little more concerned with all the goodies to come from the team at WES, but let's calm the shakes from your weekly theme withdrawals first, so you can focus on the news. Hit the jump and check out some of the great themes we have this week, a couple from the tip line, and a...

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Listen Above or Download MP3 Here WES is the biggest BlackBerry show of the year so it only make sense that RIM's head honchos all be on hand. While RIM's Founder and Co-CEO Mike Lazaridis will speak tomorrow morning during the general assembly keynote (we'll be live blogging it,) he spoke to analysts during Capital Markets today. During the event he highlighted a couple of interesting...

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BlackBerry Bold 9650 Coming to Sprint May 23rd

BlackBerry Bold 9650 Coming to Sprint May 23rd

Following up on all of this mornings announcements regarding the Bold 9650, Sprint has dropped a press release of their own. The CDMA carrier will be making the device available for purchase on May 23rd. Less than a month away, but still a bit of a wait for those chomping at the bit. No word from Verizon just yet with a date of their own, but I'm assuming we won't have to wait much longer for...

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BlackBerry Bold 9650 Quick Review and Comparison to Tour 9630 and Bold 9700

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]Following up this morning's official BlackBerry Bold 9650 announcement and our guided video tour of the Bold 9650 and Pearl 3G, we spent a few more minutes with the new CDMA Bold stacking it up against its two brothers the Bold 9650 and Tour 9630.While the BlackBerry Tour brand has been given the axe and is now a member of the Bold family, the feel of the...

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Quick Look: BlackBerry Pearl 9100 & 9105

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]I was super excited to get to WES here in Orlando in hopes of getting some news on the Bold 9650. I've been dying to head back to Verizon (for the service) and will definitely get my hands on one as soon as I can. What I didn't expect however was to become such a fan of the new Pearl series (the 9105 in particular). The device feels amazing, and although...

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Get Up Close and Personal with the BlackBerry Bold 9650 & Pearl 9100 Interactive Demos

Itching to get your hands on a new BlackBerry Bold 9650 or Pearl 9100/9105? Well you'll still have to wait a few weeks - but in the meantime, why not play around with one virtually? You can check out the new devices through interactive demos. Take the device for a spin, check out the installed applications, get some usage tips and more. A great place for new BlackBerry users to get to know the...

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BlackBerry Mobile Voice System. What is it? What's new? Is it useful?

BlackBerry Mobile Voice System.  What is it? What's new?  Is it useful?

This morning we posted the RIM press release on the launch of Mobile Voice System (MVS) 5.0. We've talked about MVS in the past but what is MVS and how does it apply to the real world? The quick and simple answer to what it is, MVS allows your Blackberry handheld to become one with your corporate desk phone giving you all the same options your deskphone offers you including dial by internal...

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RIM Introduces The BlackBerry Developer Resource Center

RIM Introduces The BlackBerry Developer Resource Center

As Research In Motion continues their efforts to meet developers needs, they have just launched into beta the BlackBerry Developer Resource Center. As part of the BlackBerry forums, the BlackBerry Developer Resource Center will serve as a destination for all items pertaining to developer support resources information. From the announcement: There are two major things we are looking to...

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BlackBerry Bold 9650 and Pearl 3G Hands-On Video

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]Shortly after the new BlackBerry Bold 9650 and BlackBerry Pearl 3G were announced, we headed over to the BlackBerry room to get some hands-on time with the devices. Check out the video above for a quick look of what's in store. Mike McAndrews, RIM's VP of Product Marketing, was on hand so for this video (more vids to come) we had him walk us through the...

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WES 2010: BlackBerry Pearl 3G Features Easy SIM Card Install and Removal

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]If you've owned a lot of BlackBerry Smartphones over the years, you know that when it comes to things like the battery door latch, SIM card and MicroSD card design and placement that RIM is always doing something different. Sometimes the designs are winner and sometimes, well, you can struggle with removing that SIM card for what feels like hours (...

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Rogers and TELUS Announce BlackBerry Pearl 3G

Rogers and TELUS Announce BlackBerry Pearl 3G

Not that it's really comes as any suprise at this point, considering we've already seen the dummy units arrive in stores for Rogers customers. But, we now have all the official word flowing in. Rogers and TELUS both, have issued press releases letting potential BlackBerry Pearl 3G owners know they will indeed have the device available. While Rogers has yet to put any pricing or launch...

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BlackBerry Bold 9650 Officially Announced!

BlackBerry Bold 9650 Officially Announced!

Today at WES 2010 in Orlando, RIM has finally announced that the long awaited Bold 9650 will be coming to North American networks in early May. The device will support 3G and have both Wifi and an optical trackpad. As expected, the device will also be rocking a full 512 MB of flash memory, which should allow for OS 6 down to fly when it gets released down the road. No official date just yet,...

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RIM Introduces the New BlackBerry Pearl 3G Smartphone!

RIM Introduces the New BlackBerry Pearl 3G Smartphone!

We've been speaking of the BlackBerry Pearl 9100 for quite some time. Now, at WES 2010 we can put the official stamp all over this thing. Research In Motion has just announced the BlackBerry Pearl 3G. Original lovers of the BlackBerry Pearl will feel right at home with this device. You can read on after the jump for the full press release and specification list of the all new BlackBerry Pearl...

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RIM Announces BlackBerry Mobile Voice System 5 with Voice over Wi-Fi Calling

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]RIM announced a major update to its BlackBerry MVS offering this morning with version 5 bringing a HUGE benefit - WiFi calling! We'll keep this post short for now (press release below with full explanation and demo video above) and circle back soon with more on this soon. It's definitely a big announcement from RIM for the enterprise space and one we're...

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