BlackBerry Tour 9630 User Guide!

BlackBerry Tour 9630 User Guide!

Jonesing for the BlackBerry Tour 9630? Looking for some light reading to do this Memorial Day? Well good news! I just err.. uhh.. came across this User Guide for the BlackBerry Tour 9630 up on MegaUpload. You can click the image above to jump on over and grab it. I know you won't actually read the manual once you get your hands on the device, so you might as well kill the time in an...

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Magnum, Onyx, Pearl 3G and Gemini Headed To ATT?

Magnum, Onyx, Pearl 3G and Gemini Headed To ATT?

Let some of the speculation come to an end, the slew of new devices we have been seeing (and going hands on with) now has some carriers behind them and AT&T customers you should be pleased with the following images. While timeframes/release dates are still unknown at this point, it does give great insight as to what to expect in the coming months and from who. Magnum, Onyx, Pearl 3G and...

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Best of SPE, 24 May 2009

Best of SPE, 24 May 2009

Wondering what you may have missed this week in the smartphone world? The Best of SPE is here to ease your mind and get you caught up. Android Central As we anxious await the official rollout of Android 1.5 for T-Mobile G1 users, we're happy to say that if you're sick of the wait we have instructions for a safe install of cupcake. Meanwhile, the Android Smartphone train keeps on running -...

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BlackBerry Bold 9700 Review

BlackBerry Bold 9700 Review

A CrackBerry.com Pre-Release, Hands-On Look at the BlackBerry Bold 9700, formerly codenamed Onyx   * Update 2: October 21st, 2009 - Research in Motion officially announced the BlackBerry Bold 9700: View BlackBerry Bold 9700 Announcement View BlackBerry Bold 9700 Features and Specifications View BlackBerry Bold 9700 Video * Update 1: August 12th, 2009 - Since this review first when...

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Sneak Peek: Facebook Version 1.6 for BlackBerry

Sneak Peek: Facebook Version 1.6 for BlackBerry

Second from the bottom... Facebook 1.6 * UPDATE 2: JUST ADDED a BUNCH of official info on the Facebook 1.6 updates below. Be sure to check these out if you're looking for the detailed goods on what's new in 1.6! * * UPDATE: OOOPS, My bad. I was a bit distracted when making this post and forgot to include screencaps of the most exciting part of the update - improved in-app profile and...

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Premium Blossom Theme From Elecite

Premium Blossom Theme From Elecite

Ok. So maybe I'm not the best person to give their opinion on this theme but I can't lie - for the sake of CrackBerry Nation I downloaded and installed it just to find out how well it functions on my devices. Elecite has released this very pink theme for all the BlackBerry lovin' ladies out there, and while it's not my pick of themes, Blossom does flow very nicely and shows no sign of...

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First Look: Aries is the BlackBerry Curve 8530!

First Look: Aries is the BlackBerry Curve 8530!

It's seems there's never a shortage of codenames for upcoming BlackBerry devices floating around. Heck, I follow this stuff religiously and can barely keep up with it. One such codename you may not have heard of yet but shouldn't be too surprised to learn of its existence is Aries.  Aries is a sibling to the BlackBerry Curve 8520, aka Gemini, and is really the same device but with CDMA...

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Facebook 1.6 Launching On May 28th?

Facebook 1.6 Launching On May 28th?

* Update: See screen captures of Facebook version 1.6 in action. * FaceBook 1.6 has been popping up lately, most recently over at BerryReview where Ronen has posted some information regarding the upcoming release date for it. May 28th is  being tossed around as the official launch date for it, but as we all are more then fully aware RIM could change this at any given time so we'll just...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for May 22nd, 2009!

BlackBerry App Roundup for May 22nd, 2009!

Another great week come and gone. Here's to a great weekend to everyone out there... before you head off for the weekend, why not check out some new and cool BlackBerry apps? Covered this week in the roundup: New This Week: Cowbell, Ever Light, Berry Strip Poker, Babe Blocks, Tripometer Voice Edition Apps on Sale: BerryDialer, Young Folks' Library, TapOMania, MorningNews, EmailAlert,...

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RIM Instant Messaging Clients See An Update

RIM Instant Messaging Clients See An Update

That time again, for some what appears to be random IM client updates for BlackBerry devices. RIM and their track record of never issuing a change log for their own applications still stands strong this time around as well. The above RIM-built applications are all now sitting at version 2.1.45 after having recieved their 2.1.44 status not too long ago now. Be sure to grab the updates direct...

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How One BlackBerry Survived A Dunk In The Water!

How One BlackBerry Survived  A Dunk In The Water!

Acck! Every BlackBerry owner has had bad thoughts of this happening or maybe you even had it happen! Dropping your BlackBerry in the toilet is never a good thing to do. Actually forget the toilet, just simply liquid period is never a good thing but over at CNET writer Ina Fried tells us her tale of the brave little BlackBerry that just would not quit, even after a a dip in the proverbial...

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CrackBerry SmartAlerts and SimpleLeap Contest Winners

CrackBerry SmartAlerts and SimpleLeap Contest Winners

We've had a load of contests in the last few weeks, and here are the results of our latest for SmartAlerts and SimpleLeap. If you entered, be sure to take a look below and see if you are one of the lucky winners. And if you didn't win, check out the original contests posts to purchase the applications (and don't worry...another CrackBerry contest is always just around the corner). Congrats...

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T-Mobile Releases OS4.5 for the BlackBerry 8700

T-Mobile Releases OS4.5 for the BlackBerry 8700

One of the questions I get asked on a fairly regular basis is What BlackBerry do you use? I rotate up devices fairly often and for the most part like to stay cutting edge, but ask me the question today and my answer is the T-Mobile BlackBerry 8700! T-Mobile just officially released OS4.5 for the 8700, so how could I not get my 8700 on? Seriously, while trackballs and touchscreens and...

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BlackBerry Storm 2 Hands-On!

BlackBerry Storm 2 Hands-On!

SWEEET!!!! Engadget got their hands on a BlackBerry Storm 2 ("Odin") and has given it a great unofficial first hands-on look. You can click the image above to jump over for lots of photos, a video and some initial impressions. The unit they have isn't quite fully functional (apparently the first batch of Storm 2s floating in the wild are running the Storm 1 OS so the display isn't...

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Dog or Cat Lover? This is the BlackBerry Theme for You!

Dog or Cat Lover? This is the BlackBerry Theme for You!

Our friends at Bplay just released two new themes which are sure to be a big hit among the animal loving crowd. The Cats theme and Dogs theme both feature 15 wallpapers that automatically rotate every 15 minutes through various pictures of of top breed cats and dogs. With these themes, whenever you reach for your BlackBerry you'll have a different feline or canine companion looking...

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Warning: This Picture May Make You Drool.... Tour 9630s!

Warning: This Picture May Make You Drool.... Tour 9630s!

A picture that is worth a thousand words.... aren't they beautiful?! If you haven't read our BlackBerry Tour 9630 review yet, be sure to check out Part I and Part II. Man oh man I can't wait for this device to get released. Yeah, I *wish* it had WiFi and the optical trackpad that the Curve 8520 features (wouldn't it be sweet if they added it in last minute?!), but regardless it is...

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Good Times with Babe Blocks for BlackBerry

Good Times with Babe Blocks for BlackBerry

Last week it was Sexy Dice. This week it's Babe Blocks. Am I sensing a trend here? Not available for the BlackBerry Storm just yet, this fun little game is ready to rock (err.. block?!!) for the BlackBerry Pearl and Curve and is a solid time waster. Babe Blocks is simple. Pictures of babes are hidden beneath a wall of bricks. All you need to do is click on groups of three or more adjacent...

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PhoneFace Updated - Now Better Search Integration!

PhoneFace Updated - Now Better Search Integration!

One of my favorite apps for my BlackBerry was updated recently, PhoneFace, which now includes a more extensive search function where you can start typing a contact's name and it will start to automatically bring up the listing of all your contacts which allows for faster location of the contact you are trying to reach out to. The feature, while integrated before, has been revamped and...

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BlackBerry Curve 8900 Appears on AT&Ts Website

BlackBerry Curve 8900 Appears on AT&Ts Website

That didn't take long. After their announcement earlier today stating that it would be available in stores this Friday, the AT&T BlackBerry Curve 8900 is already up on AT&T's website. You can click the image above to learn more, and follow the links below to read some of CrackBerry.com's past reviews on the 8900. Hard to believe how long it took for AT&T to get this rolled out...

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Review: QuickLaunch for BlackBerry Smartphones

Review: QuickLaunch for BlackBerry Smartphones

Last month, we had a look at an application called Intelliberry. While it failed to make me any smarter, I did find myself accessing contacts, files and applications in an arguably smarter way. Some may disagree, but there are users and abusers out there who, despite the amazing, personalized organizational options that your BlackBerry device allows, look to be more efficient (or lazy as...

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