Introducing Port3101.org : Your BES Connection

Introducing Port3101.org : Your BES Connection

A new site made its official Here we are World announcement today, and this one is geared towards the BlackBerry Enterprise Solution (BES) and those who are responsible for keeping the BlackBerrys running within businesses and organizations. You can read the announcement for Port3101.org after the jump. Introducing Port 3101, a new community for the BES Admin by the BES Admin...

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Updated: Viigo Tango 8 for the BlackBerry Storm Released!

Updated: Viigo Tango 8 for the BlackBerry Storm Released!

I was out and about for a few hours Thursday evening only to find my BlackBerry buzzing constantly with excited emails from Storm Viigo users letting me know that the latest version of Viigo (Tango 8 - build 3.0.856) has been released. This is the version we brought word of back from CES. Sure enough, Viigo sent out an email with the details... It has arrived! The Viigo Beta for the...

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Video: The BlackBerry Storm, Bold and Curve 8900 Compared

Been thinking about a new BlackBerry? Can't decide between the BlackBerry Bold, Storm or Curve 8900? If so, check out the video above. Zara of MobileChic let us know about the quick video overview and comparison she put together. In only two minutes she does a pretty solid job of summing up some of the pros and cons to each device. Whaddya think? Did she nail it? Missing any points? Drop...

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BlackBerry Software Roundup for January 30th, 2009!

BlackBerry Software Roundup for January 30th, 2009!

Hope everyone out there had a great January. Personally, I can't wait till spring. The countdown is officially on for me. Come March temperatures start to get a little more reasonable around here :) Covered this week in my Software Roundup are the following titles: New BlackBerry Software: PictureDial for the BlackBerry Storm, TalkLater, EveryHour, Ring With Vibe, Stock Manager, BeamReader...

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H7 Bold Theme Released From Jason Calhoun!

H7 Bold Theme Released From Jason Calhoun!

About a week back now Jason Calhoun sent me an email letting me know about a sexy new theme he had just released. So, I downloaded and installed it and I have to say I love it. The styling on this theme is just awesome. With the hexagon acting as the central point for all your mostly used applications, it makes it a nice theme to get around and utilize. Personally, I love the calendar on...

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Proof: President Obama Still a BlackBerry User

Proof: President Obama Still a BlackBerry User

In case you were losing any sleep over whether or not President Obama did in fact get to keep his BlackBerry (it was looking sketchy for a day or two there with Sectera Edge stuff floating around the web and on CNN) the proof is in the picture! The only question now is what do you think he should do to accessorize it? Stay naked? Skin it? A custom ColorWare paint job? Maybe a Presidential...

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20% Off EVERYTHING from Bplay Until February 1st!

This sale won't be here for long, so take advantage while you can. An email from Bplay just went out to subscribers (thanks to everyone who emailed it in also) dropping word that until February 1st you can save 20% off everything from Bplay. They have some cool new games and themes you'll definitely want to check out. To save Your 20%: Just use coupon code 'EMAIL20' at checkout!  Jump...

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$203 to Make Your BlackBerry Storm Tick... errr Click

$203 to Make Your BlackBerry Storm Tick... errr Click

Ever wonder what the actual cost of your BlackBerry Storm is? According to market research firm iSuppli, the cost of the Storm's components and manufacturing ring in at $203 per unit. Some details... try $15 for the Storm's SurePress screen, $35 for the Qualcomm MSM7600 processor and $13 for the new and improved 3.2 megapixel camera. At $203, that's a good chunk more than the BlackBerry Bold...

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Contest: WIN a FREE Unlock Code for your BlackBerry!

Contest: WIN a FREE Unlock Code for your BlackBerry!

We did this contest for the Rogers Bold and AT&T Bold and we're doing it again in honor of all of you who waited so long and will soon have your hands on a shiny, new T-Mobile BlackBerry Curve 8900... Courtesy of the good folks at Horizon Wireless, we have 15 FREE Unlock Codes for the  BlackBerry Curve 8900 to give away. You'll be wanting to do this so you can swap SIMs when you take...

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Create Your Own Custom BlackBerry Browser Launcher

Create Your Own Custom BlackBerry Browser Launcher

*UPDATE* The good folks at BBLauncher.com have decided that $7 is too much for individual users to be paying for the service and have reduced the price to just $3, any users that have purchased a launcher under the $7 price point will be issued partial refunds for their purchases as per their 30 day satisfaction guarantee policy. Awesome and now more affordable, Bonus! * Granted this *...

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Video Review: Seidio Innocase Crystal for the Bold

[ This BlackBerry Accessory Review comes to you via our Community Reviews Forum and was recorded by CrackBerry member JReel. Be sure to post your BlackBerry Smartphone, Accessory and Software reviews in our Community Reviews forum! If promoted to the blogs you'll receive a $20 coupon to ShopCrackBerry.com! Click Here for more details. ] CrackBerry member JReel has been on fire with...

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Commercial: No More Butt Dialing Thanks to the Pearl Flip!

Hahahaha.. Nicely done RIM & T-Mobile. Watch the Pearl Flip commercial above! Not sure if this is new or old, but this particular vid just popped up on youtube yesterday. [ via BerryReporter ]

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Get'em While They're Young - LeapFrog Launches Baby BlackBerry for Kids!

Get'em While They're Young - LeapFrog Launches Baby BlackBerry for Kids!

Seriously. Who's NOT going to buy of these for the little one(s) in the family?! The geniuses at LeapFrog, makers of all things educational for kids, are poised to launch this ultra cool baby smartphone. From Pocket-Lint: Dubbed "Baby BlackBerry" by us, a spokesperson for the company told us that the new gadget for kids gives your little ones the feel of the email gadget without the...

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Video: Telus BlackBerry Curve 8350i Launch Event

Here's a cool way to do up the launch event for a new smartphone... Telus made official their BlackBerry Curve 8350i by holding the press event on location at AIM Autosport, a company (they race stuff fast stuff across North America) that takes advantage of the Push to Talk services offered by Telus' MIKE system. Sweet. If you have 10 minutes to kill, it's a good vid to watch. Low key, but...

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RIM Co-CEO Jim Balsillie to Receive 2009 I.D.E.A. Award

RIM Co-CEO Jim Balsillie to Receive 2009 I.D.E.A. Award

Here's some news that hits close to home for me personally... it was just announced yesterday that RIM's Co-CEO Jim Balsillie is going to receive the 2009 International Distinguished Entrepreneur Award. The award is presented each year by the Associates, a group of more than 250 prominent business leaders who support the Asper School of Business at the University of Manitoba (that's the biz...

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Orange UK Pay As You Go Announcement Coming Today

Orange UK Pay As You Go Announcement Coming Today

D'oh, my bad! I somehow missed this one when it came through to my inbox this morning from Orange UK and just caught it now... I know you're passionate about all things BlackBerry so you probably heard the talk a couple of weeks ago that Orange is planning to launch the BlackBerry Pearl 8120 on Pay As You Go in the UK. We now have the offer confirmed so I wanted to give you a heads-up...

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Updated: SwooshPhotos for the BlackBerry Storm

Updated: SwooshPhotos for the BlackBerry Storm

Swoosh Software let us know that they have updated their popular SwooshPhotos application to now be compatible with the BlackBerry Storm. If you're not familiar with the app, here's the quick overview: Swoosh through your favourite snapshots with SwooshPhotos. SwooshPhotos searches your device for all your images so you do not have to. You can create albums, zoom in and pan around...

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WES 2009 Registration Now Open!!

WES 2009 Registration Now Open!!

Yeeehaaa! Registration has just opened for Research in Motion's BIG SHOW of the year, WES 2009. This year it falls on May 5th to 7th and per usual is being held in Orlando, Florida at the World Cener Marriot Hotel and Covention Center. If you're new to the world of BlackBerry and have never heard of WES, the best thing to do is click the image above and jump over and take a browse through...

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Leaked: OS 4.6.0.228 for the BlackBerry Bold!

Leaked: OS 4.6.0.228 for the BlackBerry Bold!

I know a lot of our hardcore beta OS junkies are already wanting to skip ahead to OS 4.6.0.232, but in the meantime OS 4.6.0.228 has surfaced in the wild for the BlackBerry Bold. If you're in pursuit of BBOS perfection and want to take every step and stumble and step along the way, then this is it! The usual drill: Keep in mind this is NOT an official release, so install at your own risk...

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T-Mobile BlackBerry Curve 8900 Smartphone Review

T-Mobile BlackBerry Curve 8900 Smartphone Review

Before I got my BlackBerry Bold I was a BlackBerry Curve user. I had a T-Mobile BlackBerry Curve 8320. The 8320 has Wi-Fi and supports Unlicensed Mobile Access (UMA). The other Curve models were 8300, and 8310. The 8310 has GPS but no Wi-Fi. The 8300 has neither GPS nor Wi-Fi. I chose the 8320 so I could make use of the free calling on UMA. The original Curve is a great BlackBerry...

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