Video: Typing on the Next Generation BlackBerry Storm

With all the BlackBerry Bold 9700s and Storm 9550/9520's floating around out there, I hope over the next couple of weeks RIM just announces these devices so we know just exactly when all of us can get our hands on one. This time around our pal salomondrin is backto show off just how fast typing on the next generation BlackBerry Storm will be. The video is short and sweet, but is guaranteed...

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Sure it's the labor day long weekend and we're all relaxing, but that didn't stop @wongalex from doing up a great video walk through and comparison yesterday of the upcoming BlackBerry Bold 9700. If you have 7 minutes and 29 seconds to spare, hit play on the video above and take a watch. Disclaimer: Don't blame us if you get drool on your keyboard. This is one NICE BlackBerry.

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Click's Picks! Free BlackBerry Media Roundup For Your Labor Day Weekend

Hey Everyone! We're back again with another exciting Click's Picks. Be sure to click through on the image above to see my favorite BlackBerry wallpapers, ringtones and *THEMES* picks for the week past. BLACKBERRY WALLPAPERS Now for my top wallpapers, I have gone through our database and picked 5 Wallpapers for each of the 5 big devices. Storm 95xx:   Digital Gears Boxman Att...

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AT&T Pulls BlackBerry Software 4.6.0.297 Upgrade?

AT&T Pulls BlackBerry Software 4.6.0.297 Upgrade?

Seems AT&T is having some issues with their release of 4.6.0.297 for the BlackBerry Bold. Boy Genius posted the following information regarding the pulling of the handheld OS upgrade although the information seems to be lacking full reasoning as to why exactly it was removed. AT&T customers are simply being asked to wait until another release becomes available in "the near future",...

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Air Canada Launches Web Signal To Assist With Electronic Boarding Of Flights

Inside BlackBerry has a great article posted today regarding a new service from Air Canada which uses the BlackBerry Web Signal feature. The process is rather simple and shows the advancements that some airline companies are making as they move towards a more electronic friendly time. These services of course are not entirely new, but the Air Canada launch of such services for consumers...

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Contest: 1,000 Free Copies of TetherBerry! $50k Value!!

Contest: 1,000 Free Copies of TetherBerry! $50k Value!!

Following up on our Win a Free Custom Painted BlackBerry Tour Contest, held in honor of passing the 1.5 million registered members to date milestone, Patrick from TetherBerry contacted us with a friendly email and a super nice offer: I've been reading how CrackBerry.com has recently passed 1.5 million users. Truly amazing! Since the community has been the foundation of our product, we'd like...

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Free BlackBerry Developers Webinar on September 10!

Free BlackBerry Developers Webinar on September 10!

Calling all current and aspiring BlackBerry Developers! RIM is hosting their first ever live webinar on September 10, 2009 from 2pm to 3pm EST. Here's the overview: In this live webinar, we will present an overview of web development for the BlackBerry platform. We'll share some tips and tricks for improving the quality of your web content and creating a great user experience for your...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for September 4th, 2009!

BlackBerry App Roundup for September 4th, 2009!

Happy September everyone! I hope you all once again had a great week (I know I did). Lots of BlackBerry App Goodness to talk about again this week. Covered in this weeks' edition of the Roundup are the following titles: In Case You Missed It: Slacker Radio Updated for the Bold, Curve and Tour, IDrive Lite, AddresSave, Fancy Characters, Arr! SS - RSS Reader for BlackBerry New This Week:...

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Contest: 50 Free Copies of SlideBerry Zoom 2.0 for Storm

Contest: 50 Free Copies of SlideBerry Zoom 2.0 for Storm

For a last minute Labor Day weekend giveaway, the folks at R&R Designs have given us 50 free copies of their newly updated SlideBerry Zoom 2.0 theme for the BlackBerry Storm. This updated version is available in six colors, and features a unique cycling bottom dock for more icons and quick access. There is a slot for weather and Meterberry, and this theme packs a crazy 21 icons on the home...

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Baltimore Police Officers Get BlackBerry's for Work

Baltimore Police Officers Get BlackBerry's for Work

Baltimore will become one of the first agenices to issue patrol officers BlackBerry's for work purposes. The officers will be able to use the device to check warrants, criminal histories and suspect photos and become overall more efficent. The city will be using some of its $5.3 million of federal stimulus to purchase the 2,000 "Pocket Cops". Police Commissioner Frederick Bealefield II said...

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Contest: 50 Free Copies of BBTran Pro

BBTran Pro is a great app to have on your device if you travel a lot or find yourself needing to translate emails and memos often. The simple app allows you to translate over 50 languages including Chinese, Dutch, German, French, Italian, Spanish and more. It uses services like Google Translate, Systran and FreeTranslation to provide translations for email, SMS, PIN messages and memos. BBTran...

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BlackBerry Storm 9520 Accessories SKUs Beginning to Show up on Vodafone's Inventory Systems

For all the Storm 2 chasers out there, this is a good sign. Think back to the recent launch of the BlackBerry Tour, and it was only a matter of weeks after we began to see Tour (accessory) related SKUs show up on Telus, Bell and Verizon's inventory systems that the device itself became available. If the same pattern holds true for the launch of the BlackBerry Storm 9520/9550 it may just be...

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As we roll into the long weekend, we're finishing up the week with another heck of a CrackBerry Deal of the Day... Mobiscope for BlackBerry! From Shape Services, Mobiscope normally sells for $29.95 but until midnight CST tonight you can grab it for half price - $14.97! Not familiar with Mobiscope? You can view the video above for a walk through, and read on for the details: Mobiscope allows...

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Google Mobile App Updated To 3.4.16  Improvements For BlackBerry Tour Users!

It's a small version bump going from 3.4.14 to 3.4.16 with no change log from Google but everyone is used to that by now. Forum users are now reporting that the voice lookup function does indeed now work on the BlackBerry Tour. So if you are a Tour owner this may interest you the most, all other users not exactly sure what else (if anything) has changed but if you are an avid user might wanna...

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Cleric Software $0.99 App Sale Now Through Friday

Cleric Software $0.99 App Sale Now Through Friday

I got a quick note today letting me know that all Cleric software is only $0.99 now through Friday. This is a huge discount on a ton of great apps. You can choose from greats like Bonus Yachtzee, Bubble Bust and more. Most of these apps are priced down from $2.99, so you get some great savings and don't want to miss out. Check out the full offering below. Tip Calculator for $0.99>...

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Hedone Design Summer Spirit Premium Theme

Hedone Design Summer Spirit Premium Theme

Hedone Design has a new designer working for them, one who will be concentrating on the female inspired themes, and Summer Spirit is her first go at it. This one is surely for the ladies out there as it includes nice pink icons, a moving butterfly as the signal meter as well as a flower battery meter. All of this is nicely integrated and just seems to fit the feeling of the theme. As a special...

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Leaked: OS 4.7.0.173 for 9500 and 4.7.0.167 for 9530

Leaked: OS 4.7.0.173 for 9500 and 4.7.0.167 for 9530

  More OS love floating around early this morning. Storm users get all the glory today, as OS 4.7.0.173 for the 9500 and 4.7.0.167 for the 9530 popped up on the interwebs overnight. Not the newest OS versions, but still some fun to play around with for Storm users. Check out the links below to download. *Be sure to go to Control Panel > Add/Remove after installing and remove RIM Internal...

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Leaked: BlackBerry Desktop Manager for Mac!!!!!

Leaked: BlackBerry Desktop Manager for Mac!!!!!

Calling all Mac + BlackBerry users... your big day is has come! Sent in by our friend TimBukTwo, BlackBerry Desktop Manager for Mac users has leaked its way onto the interwebs for all to download. This is version 1.0.0 beta software, which means there may be some glitches still, but if you're a Mac owner and have been waiting years for this then you may just want to throw caution out the...

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Contest: Win a Custom Painted ColorWare BlackBerry Tour!!!

Contest: Win a Custom Painted ColorWare BlackBerry Tour!!!

* Update: September 7th - It's labor day, so while we're taking it easy on the blog posts we thought we'd re-sticky this helluva CrackBerry giveaway for a few hours. Leave a comment for your chance to win a ColorWare Tour and enjoy the long weekend! * In honor of reaching the 1.5 million registered members milestone, it's time for yet another kick a$$ CrackBerry.com contest! The prize?...

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Four More Finalists Chosen For The BlackBerry Developers Challenge

Four More Finalists Chosen For The BlackBerry Developers Challenge

Four more finalists have been announced for the BlackBerry Developers Challenge 2009. At this point, 12 of the 16 finalists who will be voted on in the running for a grand prize package of over $100,000. Four more finalists have yet to be chosen, all of which should top off at the end of September. Let's have a look at the four most recent ones: Wicked Blog App by ScreamingToaster LLC e-...

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