Curve 8900 Simulator Now Available!

Curve 8900 Simulator Now Available!

Time for a little break from all the Storm news. This is for all of you who are actually waiting for the BlackBerry Curve 8900! Made available yesterday on BlackBerry.com, the BlackBerry Curve 8900 device simulator is now available for all to grab. So if you want to get a fake "hands on" with the device (although I see it as just a big tease), be sure to head on over to the BlackBerry download...

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NYC First Touch Storm Grab Going on Right Now!

NYC First Touch Storm Grab Going on Right Now!

Video and photo after the jump...check it out! If pudding wrestling in Time Square for a BlackBerry Storm isn't something you'd normally considering doing for a free smartphone, the good news is you still have a chance to win a BlackBerry Storm in Time Square via Verizon's First Touch Storm Grab event. We made mention of it in the blogs earlier this week, but figured a friendly...

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Storm Contest Winning Entry - Run CrackBerry Gump, Run!!

Storm Contest Winning Entry - Run CrackBerry Gump, Run!!

* News: Storm Contest Winners Press Release just crossed the wire! >> * Maybe we should have called this the What WON'T CrackBerry Addicts do to win a FREE BlackBerry Storm? contest... Seriously! So far in the What Would You Do for a BlackBerry Storm? Contest we have seen T.J. get inked with a life-size BlackBerry Storm tattoo, a Palm Treo get destroyed by Michael in the most...

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Review: Datepedia for BlackBerry

Review: Datepedia for BlackBerry

The native BlackBerry calendar helps keep everyone organized. Entering appointments, meetings and play dates in, it's been a loyal and trustworthy companion. Unfortunately, it's not very proactive. It leaves all of the data input to you. Sure, it keeps track of the days of the week, but what about important national or religious holidays, or even sporting events? Usually a gander at Google...

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Verizon BlackBerry Storm Pricing & Release Gets Official!

Verizon BlackBerry Storm Pricing & Release Gets Official!

* Update: Verizon is sending out word of the Verizon Storm's price and availability via email now... if you subscribed for updates you'll have the email soon! * It's official! Here are the details, staight from Verizon: Price: The Storm will clock in at $199.99 on a 2 year contract after a $50 mail-in rebate! Availability: Friday, November 21st is the general availability date. That...

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MySpace Finally Hits BlackBerry!

MySpace Finally Hits BlackBerry!

Well it's been a long wait for MySpace fans, but the time has come. Announced back in September officially, the new MySpace application is now available from the MySpace dedicated BlackBerry page as well as being placed on the BlackBerry homepage. I'm personally not a MySpace user but I know a lot of the CrackBerry nation is, so with that being said be sure to let everyone know what you...

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Another Storm Contest Winning Entry - Pudding Wrestling!!!

Another Storm Contest Winning Entry - Pudding Wrestling!!!

We'll toss a slightly NSFW (Not Safe For Work) tag on this post just to cover our butts, but in reality this winning entry is one you should be showing to all of your co-workers... Our first winner in the What Would You do for a BlackBerry Storm? Contest portrayed extreme brand loyalty via a BlackBerry Storm tattoo and our second winner creatively destroyed his old phone to make way for...

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CrackBerry Book Update: It's Off to the Publishers!

CrackBerry Book Update: It's Off to the Publishers!

Coming Soon... Finally! It has been months since we dropped word of the CrackBerry Book in the blogs and made our call for submissions, but I'm happy to say that just yesterday we sent our first edtion off to the publishers for printing!  Give it a few weeks (early December... just in time for the holidays!) and you'll be able to pick up a copy of CRACKBERRY: True Tales of BlackBerry...

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Viigo Update: Download & Read Free E-Books!

Viigo Update: Download & Read Free E-Books!

I was really hoping our next Viigo update would be the long-waited Podcast announcement (it's not, so don't kill me in the comments!), but this update is PRETTY COOL and is something I'll be using often... Viigo as an E-Book Reader! From Viigo: Are you ready to turn your smartphone in to an e-book reader but don't want to add another application to your device? If so, Viigo is your...

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BlackBerry Curve 8900 Gets Official in Germany!

BlackBerry Curve 8900 Gets Official in Germany!

Update: BlackBerry Curve 8900 is now on BlackBerry Germany's website >> A month ago we saw the BlackBerry Curve 8900 pop up on T-Mobile Germany's website for the better part of a day before it quickly disappeared. Now today, crossing the wire at 4am ET, T-Mobile Germany and RIM have FINALLY made the Curve 8900 Official. You can read the full press release after the jump! I don't...

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Opera Mini 4.2 Beta Now Available!

Opera Mini 4.2 Beta Now Available!

Opera Mini used to get a ton of coverage here on the CrackBerry blogs and in the CrackBerry forums, seeing as how it was basically a necessity for BlackBerry users and all, but with RIM's new and improved web browser the need for Opera Mini has really diminished (IMHO). That said, a ton of you are still rocking and loving Opera Mini, and version 4.2 beta is now available for download!...

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New: Telus "Domino" BlackBerry Commercial!

So. Many. BlackBerry. Smartphones. In. One. Commercial. Dannnnnnng.  LOVE IT!

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Telus "Incredible Machine" BlackBerry Storm Commercial!

As Craig says in the comments, this is all about the Incredible Machine.. ahh.. and what an Incredbile Machine the BlackBerry IS. I like this commercial. Well done Telus!

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Buy Your Verizon BlackBerry Storm on November 24th?!!

The slide above says a lot and falls in line with what's been rumored in the blogs, forums and podcasts for the past couple of weeks. Come Monday, November 24th, you should be able to walk into your local Verizon store (an hour early!) and pick up RIM's first touchscreen BlackBerry smartphone. And if you're a VZW VIP or get an invite, you can demo the Storm a few days early and pre-order the...

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Verizon BlackBerry Storm Pricing Revealed?

Verizon BlackBerry Storm Pricing Revealed?

It seems a Verizon test/staging server has possibly revealed the pricing of the much anticipated BlackBerry Storm. Screen caps grabbed from the site show the following prices: $219.99 on a 2 year contract $289.99 on a 1 year contract $519.99 off contract Not too shabby! The 2 year contract price rings in $20 higher than the 8gig iPhone, and the off contract price is much cheaper than...

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Storm Contest Winning Entry #2 of 10 - So Long Palm!

Storm Contest Winning Entry #2 of 10 - So Long Palm!

The SECOND of TEN WINNERS in our What Would You Do for a BlackBerry Storm? Contest! We debuted our first of ten winners yesterday in the what What Would Would You Do for a BlackBerry Storm? Contest with an example of extreme brand loyalty. T.J.'s BlackBerry Storm tattoo set the bar high for just how far CrackBerry Nation is willing to go to get their hands on a FREE BlackBerry (plus win...

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PhoneFace - Speed Dialin' and Profilin' for your BlackBerry

PhoneFace - Speed Dialin' and Profilin' for your BlackBerry

When you hear the name Electric Pocket, what's the first thing you think of? Applications like Flipside, Ringo Ringtone Manager or FindMe for Facebook right? Well, try this one on for size; PhoneFace. PhoneFace takes attaching images to contacts one step further...well, maybe two steps. You're able to assign images found on your Berry, your Micro SD or even images from your contact's...

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Yet Another Vodafone Storm Video....

This video with Vodafone UK's Consumer Director, Ian Shepherd, isn't all that exciting, but since we've pretty much been batting 1000 when it comes to posting every BlackBerry Storm video that pops up on the net I figured we'd better work this one in too! [ via BBNews ]

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Rogers is Ready for the Holidays!

Rogers is Ready for the Holidays!

Back before Halloween we dropped some pictures on the blogs (thanks Treatz!) of the Pearl Flip and Rogers 8320 "dummy phones" hitting Rogers dealers, and on November 3rd brought official word from Rogers of the Pearl Flip's debut. Since then, we've now seen the BlackBerry 8320 launch, which isn't a huge deal if you're waiting for the Curve 8900, but is exciting if you're looking RIGHT...

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VZW Storm Challenge this Thursday in Time Square

VZW Storm Challenge this Thursday in Time Square

BGR dropped word of this over the weekend, but in my CrackBerry Storm Contest daze it fell of my radar before I got to posting it... If you're in NYC this Thursday be sure to make your way over to Time Square for your chance to win a BlackBerry Storm in game-show style. All you need to do is climb inside Verizon's ginormous BlackBerry Storm wind chamber and grab for lucky winning...

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