WHERE Launches For BlackBerry Bold!

This right, here is some great news! One of the questions that is frequently asked in the CrackBerry Forums, the Bold forums specifically, is "Is WHERE available for the Bold?" The answer was always followed by a resounding No! That is... until now. If you head on over to WHERE's website you will now find the option is available to have the application delivered to your BlackBerry Bold....

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Invertex From ThemeBerry!

Invertex From ThemeBerry!

The good folks over at ThemeBerry have been busy as of late. Invertex is the latest to come from them and in these days of Bolds, Storms and Javelin/Curve 8900's it's refreshing to see theme developers bring a similar experice to older devices as well. Invertex is a nice fluid theme, with custom icons, I personally have had this theme on my device for a while now and liked it so much I...

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Dear David Pogue, We're Not Nuts, We're Berries!

Dear David Pogue, We're Not Nuts, We're Berries!

BlackBerry Nation Still Loves you David. Have a Big CrackBerry Hug!(image via Gizmodo's Make David Pogue Look Cool Contest) The odds are if you are reading this you already know the deal. If not, here's a quick recap. On November 26, New York Times' gadget writing dude David Pogue reviewed the BlackBerry Storm, where he basically slammed RIM's first touchscreen BlackBerry. A few you of agreed...

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Round Robin Review: Does the T-Mobile G1 Hit the Spot?!

Round Robin Review: Does the T-Mobile G1 Hit the Spot?!

Not Quite. But the G2, G3 or G4 Just Might! [ This is an official Smartphone Round Robin post! Every day you reply to an official Round Robin blog post or forum thread on CrackBerry.com, you automatically gain an entry ballot for a chance to win a BlackBerry Bold, Spare Bold Battery, and Case Mate Second Skin! If you somehow still don't know what this is all about, visit...

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BlackBerry Software Roundup for December 5th, 2008!

BlackBerry Software Roundup for December 5th, 2008!

Happy December everyone. The snow is flying up here in Winterpeg (Winnipeg), and the holiday season is well upon us. As per usual, lots of good stuff to cover in the roundup this week. Titles I've chosen to take a look at this week: New BlackBerry Software: CrackBerry: True Tales of BlackBerry Use and Abuse, Themes!, Quotebook, Cerberus Call Filter, VisualArts auto change wallpaper for the...

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WTF?! Bell Releases OS 4.7.0.76 for the BlackBerry Storm!  Plus Verizon Storm Update Coming Tomorrow + Details

More Details: If things go as we hear they should, the OTA Wireless Update will be available at 12 noon (we assume EST) 9:30pm PST on Friday and is NOW AVAILABLE  via Desktop Manager upgrade and from http://www.vzam.net/blackberry/. Verizon Update Details: Just in, some "official sounding" verbage in regards to tomorrow's release of 4.7.0.75 and what it addresses. The following issues...

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Verizon Unlocks GPS for Curve 8330 & Pearl 8130 Users!

Verizon Unlocks GPS for Curve 8330 & Pearl 8130 Users!

Apparently Verizon and The Grinch aren't in cahoots after all.  Instead, it seems Big Red is leaning over to Santa's side of the spectrum and has unlocked GPS functions for Curve and Pearl users.  So far reports are in that GPS is working on 8330 & 8130 devices running OS 4.5.  I have tested Blackberry Maps on my 8330 running 4.5.0.97 and it pinpointed my office exactly.  Perhaps a bit...

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Review: i,Call Manager Light for BlackBerry

Review: i,Call Manager Light for BlackBerry

Call me crazy, but I remember that tag line from somewhere. Oh yes! It use to be attached to an application called Black & Whitelist by i,SoftwareLabs . I reviewed Black & Whitelist way back in the beginning of May and was quite impressed with the application. Now, I have set my eyes upon iCall Manager Light. Essentially, it offers a similar call management solution as Black...

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Vodafone BlackBerry Storm OS4.7.0.78 Update Available!

Vodafone BlackBerry Storm OS4.7.0.78 Update Available!

w00t! Vodafone subscribers can now update their BlackBerry Storm 9500's operating system from version 4.7.0.65 to version 4.7.0.78. It's guaranteed to provide a ton of improvement over the OS the device shipped with, so get it done! Click the image above to go to Vodafone Germany's website and yank the file. Discuss this update in the BlackBerry Storm forums >>

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BlackBerry Storm Contest Wrap Up!!

BlackBerry Storm Contest Wrap Up!!

That's All Folks! Time to wrap up our What Would You Do for a BlackBerry Storm? Contest. I think the event was a great success! We helped spread the word of the BlackBerry Storm and CrackBerry.com, were entertained, gave away some awesome prizes, and did some good deeds... it was a ton of work and a whole lot of fun! All in all we posted nine winning entries, which resulted in eleven...

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BlackBerry Bold vs. Storm In-Depth Comparison

BlackBerry Bold vs. Storm In-Depth Comparison

  The guys over at Phone Wreck don't post often, but when they do they make it count. First they tore apart the BlackBerry Bold, then they ripped into a BlackBerry Storm, and now they've put them back together and compared them head to head over a series of tests (and yes they upgraded the Storm's OS to 4.7.0.75). You'll want to click on over to see the showdown. There are some pretty...

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Zero Gravity BlackBerry!

Here's a little bit of humor to start your Thursday off right. Remember the BlackBerry Helmet guy? This time Canadian funny man Rick Mercer pulls out his CrackBerry in Zero Gravity (4:55 into the vid). Big Thanks to Jennifer for sending this in. Enjoy!

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BlackBerry Storm Screen Scratch Test

Update: Brian did up a shorter revision of the video. Check it out here!  * Wow. Do you have any doubts on the BlackBerry Storm's display's ability to resist scratches? Watch this video!! Ohhhh Brian... you're crazy man, you are crazy :-) [ via engadget ]

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Review: BlueAnt V1 Bluetooth Headset

Review: BlueAnt V1 Bluetooth Headset

My biggest pet peeve involves people who talk on the phone while driving. Yes, I’m talking to you! Cell phone use while driving is being banned in more and more places, so what are you going to do now?! Even though I would prefer to see you cry, I would suggest that you look into getting into a BlueTooth Headset. If you search through CrackBerry.com, you will find countless reviews and...

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New: Appetite for BlackBerry!

New: Appetite for BlackBerry!

I don't know about you, but I can't wait for all of the holiday cooking and baking that will soon appear at my table. There's nothing like feeding two addictions at once (one being the BlackBerry of course). Every year, it seems as though someone brings a new dish. Recipes are scribbled down or recited quickly and exchanged. Sometimes recipes are photocopied or printed out and left in a...

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BlackBerry Technical Seminar is Today!!

BlackBerry Technical Seminar is Today!!

In case you haven't heard yet, RIM is holding a free online BlackBerry Technical Seminar Today from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET for developers and IT administrators! The keynote address takes place at 10am and will feature Mike Kirkup, Manager, Developer Relations at Research In Motion - he's an engaging speaker and will provide a recap of the key presentations from the BlackBerry Developer...

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BlackBerry Pearl Flip Dominates Scooter Smiff Video

With all of the BlackBerry Storm and AT&T Bold hype of the past month, RIM's first flip phone has taken a bit of a back seat on the blogs... but it's definitely holding its own in music videos! The BlackBerry Pearl Flip gets some serious screen time in the video above for Head of My Class, by Scooter Smiff (featuring Chris Brown). The 8220 sure is videogenic! And according to this video...

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BlackBerry Storm OS Upgrade Sorta "Officially" Available??

I just received this email from no-reply@upgrade.blackberry.com: Bundle An upgrade of BlackBerry® Device Software version 4.7 is available. This upgrade includes optimizations and enhancements approved by your wireless service provider. Note: If your device is associated with an email account that uses a BlackBerry® Enterprise Server, contact your administrator for more information...

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Smartphone Round Robin Roundtable Podcast #1!!

Smartphone Round Robin Roundtable Podcast #1!!

[ This is an official Smartphone Round Robin post! Every day you reply to an official Round Robin blog post or forum thread on CrackBerry.com, you automatically gain an entry ballot for a chance to win a BlackBerry Bold, Spare Bold Battery, and Case Mate Second Skin! If you somehow still don't know what this is all about, visit SmartphoneRoundRobin.com!! ]   OK CrackBerry...

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Now Available... the Definitive BlackBerry Addiction Guide!!!!

Now Available... the Definitive BlackBerry Addiction Guide!!!!

Now Available in soft cover from Amazon.com ... It's finally Here!!! I first dropped word of the "CrackBerry Book" in the blogs back in April and I'm happy to say that CRACKBERRY: True Tales of BlackBerry Use and Abuse is now available! You can pick it up in a soft cover from Amazon.com for $15.99, and E-Book versions are also available from BlackBerry Made Simple and ShopCrackBerry....

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