Celebrity BlackBerry Twitter Users

Celebrity BlackBerry Twitter Users

Twitter fever has taken over, and it seems to get bigger everyday. As many of you know, there are a bunch of celebrities that use Twitter, but what you may not know is that a bunch of them use BlackBerry Twitter clients as well. We thought it would be fun to track them all down and see what their app of choice is. It looks like TwitterBerry is the clear winner with UberTwitter a close...

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Review: PhoneLog for BlackBerry Smartphones

Review: PhoneLog for BlackBerry Smartphones

Having a look at my monthly wireless phone bill, I see that I don't really use much of my voice plan. I mostly use my BlackBerry smartphone for email, pin and SMS messages, but my voice plan is a fantastic deal that I don't want to give up. Perhaps, in the back of my head, I have a tiny voice telling me to watch my usage. I then tell it that we don't have anything to worry about, so relax....

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All Toysoft Apps $0.99 Today Only!

All Toysoft Apps $0.99 Today Only!

I just got word from Danny at Toysoft that he is running a one day sale.  All of Toysoft's BlackBerry software applications are only $0.99 all day.  You can choose from a huge selection with great apps like Location Profilier, Ballz for the Storm, DemoMaker and PictureDial.  There are 18 in all apps to choose from, so if you've been wanting to grab a few new titles today is the day. Head...

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Onyx is the BlackBerry Bold 9020?!

Onyx is the BlackBerry Bold 9020?!

What's in a name? If you read our BlackBerry Onyx Review you'll remember we spent some time talking about the Onyx codename, and at that time did not yet know the Onyx's device model number (the OS was simply labeled with "onyx") but we did take the view point of the device itself being a next generation of BlackBerry Bold based on the nature of the device and what it would be replacing....

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iPhone 3.0 Software Walk Through

iPhone 3.0 Software Walk Through

Knowledge is power. That's why from time to time we like to run non-BlackBerry content here on the CrackBerry blogs... so when you're sitting at the bar chatting smartphones you can woo your friends not only with your know-how of BlackBerry, but all things related. That said, it's a big week for iPhone owners. The iPhone 3G S goes on sale this Friday, and today (rumors suggest 1pm EDT,...

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BlackBerrius Maximus - Part XI - To Pre or Not to Pre

BlackBerrius Maximus - Part XI - To Pre or Not to Pre

"To Pre or not to Pre" - that seems to be the big question in the Smartphone world this week. Here, I will give you a diehard "CrackBerry" user perspective of this new device - does it live up to the hype? Can it every replace your "beloved Berry?" Let's take a look. So, there I was again - standing in line - waiting for the newest, coolest Smartphone on a cold, rainy day on Cape Cod....

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VZW Branded BlackBerry Tour Live Pic!

VZW Branded BlackBerry Tour Live Pic!

Oh boy! Seems the floodgates have opened on all things Tour. This pic was posted in the CrackBerry forums by Touchpro247 courtesy of Mangold55 who was able to get their hands on a Verizon branded device fresh in the box. And to answer the question some have been asking regarding the OS loaded, Mangold55 reports 4.7.1.26 is currently running on the device. Any questions? Check Out The Thread...

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Telus Tour Pricing And Launch Date!

Telus Tour Pricing And Launch Date!

It was only a matter of time before this information got out as the pricing and launch date have been floating around for a while now, but this documentation puts a more official stamp of approval on it. As you can see from the image above, the launch date for the BlackBerry Tour on Telus is going to be July 15th and after the jump you can see an image of the price points Canadian users...

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Lindsay Lohan: BlackBerry Bold Poster Girl

Lindsay Lohan: BlackBerry Bold Poster Girl

Oh Lindsay... you always find a way to make it back into our CrackBerry Sightings blog, and each time you show up wearing less and less. You went from this attention getting outfit to a bikini at the beach and now you've taken it up a notch and lost the top. Awesome. Though I'm afraid the next BlackBerry sighting image we have of you won't be postable without a disclaimer :-) Seriously, I...

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StopTilt For BlackBerry Storm 50% Off!

StopTilt For BlackBerry Storm 50% Off!

If you're tired of your Storm changing from landscape to portrait mode on its own whim, this app is for you.  StopTilt allows you to easily disable the rotation on your device by adding a simple menu item.  If you have a pesky application or game that is constantly switching your display, or you just prefer to have it stick one way or the other, then StopTilt is for you.  The app places a...

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Full Qwerty BlackBerrys to get SureType in OS 5.0

Now THIS is neat. It seems a new feature has popped up in OS 5.0.0.110 for the BlackBerry Bold.... SureType! SureType is RIM's predictive text feature, normally featured on BlackBerry Smartphones that have the SureType keyboard (two letters per key). I guess RIM's software engineers finally decided there's no good reason why you can't turn on predictive text on a device that features a full...

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LegiTime Launches LegiText For Secure Enterprise SMS

LegiTime Launches LegiText For Secure Enterprise SMS

LegiTime Technologies has launched a product suite that essentially allows SMS messages to be treated the same as emails in a business/Enterprise environment.  The new application allows for storing and archiving of SMS messages, as well as the ability to remotely disable a lost or stolen device while retaining the stored information.  This will allow Enterprise users to back up SMS message...

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BlackBerry Tour Review

BlackBerry Tour Review

Update - June 16, 2009: Today, Research in Motion announced the BlackBerry Tour 9630, their latest next-generation non-touchscreen, full physical qwerty smartphone for CDMA carriers. A replacement to the popular BlackBerry 8830 World Edition, the BlackBerry Tour will with time roll out to CDMA carriers including Verizon, Sprint, Alltel, Bell, Telus and likely everywhere the 8830 was sold. We...

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RIM Introduces the BlackBerry Tour Smartphone

Official Press Release RIM Introduces the BlackBerry Tour Smartphone New 3G World Phone Keeps You Connected on High-Speed CDMA Networks in North America and UMTS/HSPA Networks Abroad WATERLOO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 16, 2009) - Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ:RIMM)(TSX:RIM) today introduced the BlackBerry(R) Tour(TM) - a powerful new 3G BlackBerry(R) smartphone for CDMA customers in...

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BlackBerry 101 Site Tour User Guide Now Up

BlackBerry 101 Site Tour User Guide Now Up

As we have seen for other previous devices, the BlackBerry 101 user guide for the BlackBerry Tour is now up and ready for viewing, so please feel free to tease and torture yourself by having a look through it - just make sure you move your keyboard to the side, you wouldn't want to get drool all over it as you look but can't touch - yet. Check Out The BlackBerry Tour 101 User Guide >...

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Sprint BlackBerry Tour Site Goes Live Also!!!

Sprint BlackBerry Tour Site Goes Live Also!!!

Double suhhhweeeet!!! Look who also launched their BlackBerry Tour website, guess they didn't want to be left out of the party. The two big CDMA carriers in the United States will be launching the much awaited BlackBerry Tour this summer! The BlackBerry Tour will be available at Sprint stores, www.sprint.com and 1-800-Sprint1 later this summer for $199.99 with a new line of service or...

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Verizon BlackBerry Tour Site Goes Live!

Verizon BlackBerry Tour Site Goes Live!

Suhhhweeeet!!! You can click on over to sign-up for updates and to get your invitation to preorder.... and if you haven't seen our BlackBerry Tour 9630 review yet, be sure to check out part I and part II. It'll help pass the time until you get one of these babies in your hand. Visit the Verizon BlackBerry Tour 9630 Website >>

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BlackBerry Visor Mount Speakerphone Reality Review - pt. 1

The BlackBerry Visor Mount Speakerphone is RIM's latest accessory of note, allowing you to take advantage of Bluetooth and go hands-free in your car. We first caught wind of it back at the Consumer Electronics Show in January and got a good walk-through of it in April at CTIA Wireless. Research in Motion has put a lot of thought into the Visor Mount's design and functionality - you can tell...

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Contest: Ten 1-Year Subscriptions to Slacker Radio Plus!

Contest: Ten 1-Year Subscriptions to Slacker Radio Plus!

Leave a comment for your chance to win a one-year subscription to Slacker Radio Plus. Leave multiple comments for more chances to win! Contests galore. We've been giving away tons of accessories and apps lately, so how about a full year subscription to Slacker Radio Plus? Slacker Radio Plus adds awesome features to the basic Slacker service like no audio or banner ads, unlimited skips,...

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Spotted: T-Mobile BlackBerry Curve 8520

Spotted: T-Mobile BlackBerry Curve 8520

The above photo of a pair of T-Mobile-branded BlackBerry Curve 8520(s) has been making it's way around the net today, having first originated as a post in our CrackBerry forums. This is the first time we've seen the T-Mobile branding on a BlackBerry Curve 8520 (also known by its codename Gemini). An Edge device (with WiFi/UMA) and an optical trackpad, you can think of the Curve 8520 as...

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