BlackBerry PlayBook Price Update: At least one version of the Playbook should be available for under $500

According to Bloomberg RIM's upcoming BlackBerry Playbook tablet will be available (at least in one model) for under $500. The device is rumored to land in North America sometime early next year in multiple versions including an 8gb, 16gb and 32gb models. At the time of the press announcement, RIM also made it clear that 3G/4G versions would be available at some point too (hopefully sooner...

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Sprint BlackBerry Style 9670 review

Sprint BlackBerry Style 9670 review

A Hands-On Review of the Sprint BlackBerry Style 9670 At first the idea of a flip style BlackBerry actually appealed to me because I work with children and my phone is usually in my pocket the majority of my day. The first few pictures released of the rumored device were UGLY and I couldn't possibly see me owning one. Then a few more pictures leaked out showing a sleeker looking Style and I...

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Leaked: OS 6.0.0.357 For The BlackBerry Curve 9330

Leaked: OS 6.0.0.357 For The BlackBerry Curve 9330

Another day of BlackBerry 6 leaks? Hey, we can hope. Either way, BlackBerry Curve 3G 9330 owners this one is all yours. OS 6.0.0.357 is now available for download. You guys know what to do. Back up your data before you load this one up and of course, let us know what's fixed and broke in the comments or in the forums. *OS Disclaimer - Please Read: Keep in mind this is NOT an official...

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OtterBox Commuter Case for the BlackBerry Torch 9800

OtterBox Commuter Case for the BlackBerry Torch 9800

* ShopCrackBerry Update: These OtterBox Commuter cases for the BlackBerry Torch have been tough to keep in stock! We just received a new shipment of the black/pink cases which are now available for purchase. The black/black is scheduled to arrive next week (you can pre-order now and we'll run an update post when they arrive!).* [ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] When you think...

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BlackBerry Bold 9780 Video Unboxing and First Impressions!

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Officially announced by Research In Motion (see press release) on Oct. 27th that it would be rolling out worldwide in the month of November, the BlackBerry Bold 9780 is beginning to hit carriers around the world. My local Rogers store go them in stock today, so I rushed out to grab one and immediately put it down on the good 'ole green CrackBerry...

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Virgin Mobile launching the BlackBerry Bold 9780 in white

Virgin Mobile launching the BlackBerry Bold 9780 in white

We've known for quite some time now that Virgin Mobile was all geared up to release the BlackBerry Bold 9780 at some point. While the exact date still evades us, Best Buy has once again posted up devices even before the carriers and this time they've also outted something that was rumored but never really confirmed. As you can tell from the above pic, Virgin Mobile will be releasing the...

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Xobni for BlackBerry updated with OS 6 support, Torch integration, new features, bug fixes and more

Our friends at Xobni let us know that they have made some great updates to Xobni for BlackBerry. The latest version brings along OS6/Torch support as well as some cool updates and minor bug fixes. Version 1.0.88.9 is hot off the presses and ready to roll. Features include: OS 6 Support Touching the Xobni bar or flicking up works on compose, reply and forward actions now work on OS 6x...

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Official OS 6.0.0.337 for the BlackBerry Torch 9800 from Beeline

Official OS 6.0.0.337 for the BlackBerry Torch 9800 from Beeline

Hot off the presses comes an official OS release for the BlackBerry Torch 9800. From Beeline we have OS 6.0.0.337 now available. Torch users can head over to the official download site to get in on the fun. Some improvements have come along in the last few leaks for the Torch, so here's to hoping there is some goodness in this one. Fire up the ol' App Loader and give it a go, then be sure to...

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NFL.com Game Center 2010 for BlackBerry now available

NFL.com Game Center 2010 for BlackBerry now available

If you're a NFL fan then you know when the weekend rolls around you live and breathe football. No matter if you're a Giants or Cowboys fan you want your scores, stats and news on the fly. Well NFL.com Game Center 2010 is here to help. With this new app direct from the NFL, you can keep up with all the latest news right from your device. Get in-game audio highlights of big plays, customized "my...

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Toys R Us adds new enhancements to mobile site for the holidays

Toys R Us adds new enhancements to mobile site for the holidays

Toys R Us is making it just a bit easier to buy and save on all those goodies for the holidays. Everyone's favorite toy store has added some great features for mobile users. With the new enhancements, customers will be able to use both scannable coupons and eGift cards right on their devices. Users can also receive text message alerts with special promitions and sales in stores. Mobile...

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Contest Winners - mProductive, MobileQs Trivia, Elite, and ShopCrackBerry.com gift certificates!

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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BlackBerry Style 9670 and red BlackBerry Torch 9800 headed to Bell

BlackBerry Style 9670 and red BlackBerry Torch 9800 headed to Bell

Just in case all the talk of the BlackBerry Bold 9780 releasing in Canada was driving you crazy because what you really want is red BlackBerry Torch or BlackBerry Style then this news may be more to your liking. It seems as though both the red Torch and BlackBerry Style will be shipped off to Bell locations across Canada starting on November 15th with device purchasing going live on November...

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Rogers BlackBerry Bold 9780 now available for $149.99

Rogers BlackBerry Bold 9780 now available for $149.99

The BlackBerry Bold 9780 is slowly making it's way through Canadian carriers. If you're a Rogers customer you can now head on over to the Rogers website and place your order for the BlackBerry Bold 9780. One thing to note though is that Rogers doesn't seem to be feeling any pressure as of yet from TELUS regarding their pricing. The TELUS version will only set you back $99 while the Rogers...

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BlackBerry Storm 3 codenamed Monaco; BlackBerry Montana a touchscreen Bold?!

First things first, we're slapping the big ol' rumor tag on this one. Take it all with a grain of salt. In fact make it rock salt because at this point none of this is fully confirmed. New rumors have been suggesting a couple of new devices that are now in the works at Research In Motion, one of which we may have gotten a sneak peak at previously and another that may just be a total rehashing...

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Free App: Get BlackBerry 6 Universal Search results for the CrackBerry blogs and forums courtesy of ShaoSoft!

Undoubtedly, Universal Search is one of the best and most useful features of BlackBerry 6. A lot of developers have taken advantage of this feature and integrated it with their products. ShaoSoft has done the same, but for searching the CrackBerry forums and blogs. No need to go to your browser and search, just simply type your BlackBerry related query from the homescreen and select either "...

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Get an extra browser tab on OS 5.0 with SecondTab

Get an extra browser tab on OS 5.0 with SecondTab

With the latest BlackBerry 6 software, the WebKit browser brings along tabbed browsing for viewing multiple web pages at once. OS 5.0 users aren't so lucky, but today our friend Fabian released a cool free app that aims to help out a bit. With SecondTab you can now have a second browser window open on your OS 5.0 device to make browsing the web a little bit better. The app is activated from...

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Epic Applications sale now through Friday - Get some great apps and games for just $0.99

Derek let us know that now through Friday, Epic Applications is running a sale on all of their great apps and games. You can get some great buys, and pick up loads of good stuff for your BlackBerry, for just $0.99. The sale includes: Home to Phone - revolutionary app to instantly send links from your desktop to your phone Wallpaper Wizard - create colorful collages from your images right on...

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BlackBerry Bold 9780 now available online from Telus

BlackBerry Bold 9780 now available online from Telus

Telus looks to be the first carrier to get the Bold 9780 out for public comsumption. The device is now listed in their online store (in some areas) and is available for purchase. The BlackBerry Bold 9780 will run you $99 on a 3 year term, $399 on a 2 year term, $449 for 1 year or $499 no term. The device sports many upgrades over the Bold 9700 including BlackBerry OS 6, a 624 MHz processor...

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