Dear Berry: Bold or Curve 8900?

Dear Berry: Bold or Curve 8900?

Dear Berry, I just have a quick question for you, that I know doesn't have an easy answer... Bold or Curve 8900?!?   - Oh the humanity!!!! - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Dear "Oh the humanity!!!!", Thank you for writing.This is a very difficult question to answer. Both the 8900 and the BOLD are very special devices. However, the BOLD is the "flagship" device from RIM, in my humble...

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RIM to Announce 4th Quarter and 2009 Fiscal Year Earnings

RIM to Announce 4th Quarter and 2009 Fiscal Year Earnings

I won't pretend like I know the full scale of these types of announcements or the impacts they may have against those who are financially involved with RIM. I do not own any RIMM stock or have any vested interest in the financial earnings of RIM other then knowing that a company who's products I enjoy is doing well. With the Q4 earnings to soon being revealed though it should finally give us...

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Best of SPE, 22 March 2009

Best of SPE, 22 March 2009

Tuesday was a big big day at Smartphone Experts. Not only did we have comprehensive coverage of the new iPhone 3.0 software announcement (and more keeps coming here) at The iPhone Blog, over at CrackBerry.com we had one of the very first hands-on with the BlackBerry "Niagara" 9630. If you add in late developments like some additional Windows Mobile 6.5 features sneaking out at WMExperts and...

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Awesome Space Travel Game For BlackBerry Storm!

Awesome Space Travel Game For BlackBerry Storm!

Looking for a cheap time waster for your BlackBerry Storm? CrackBerry App Store has just the thing for you. Space Travel is a newer entry to the store and offers up a free trial for those who are interested in trying before buying, if ya decide to purchase it's only $2.99 and well worth it. Object of the game is to fly your UFO around without bumping into the planets, satellites and moons...

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Mobile Devices Safe From Pwn2Own Visitors This Time!

Mobile Devices Safe From Pwn2Own Visitors This Time!

CanSecWest was held this weekend in Vancouver, British Columbia, for those who are unaware of what exactly CanSecWest is, it's a conference focused on modern security where the most skilled White hat hackers get together in efforts to reveal security exploits in computers and operating systems to companies and assist them with "patching" those holes. This year, with the ever growing...

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TwitterBerry 0.9a Beta Released!

TwitterBerry 0.9a Beta Released!

All you Twitter fans out there listen up! TwitterBerry has released their newest version, 0.9a which brings a lot of improvements over the 0.8 version. But as all beta's it does come with some issues as well. Check out the good and the bad below and if you get the new version, let us know what ya think about it in the comments. Thanks go out to @kasperapd for letting us know and be sure to...

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More Rogers Price Increases And Changes!

More Rogers Price Increases And Changes!

And here I thought Rogers was just passing along their $30 million dollar fubar onto Blackberry users. Seems that is not the case after all, Rogers is going after all their users with their latest revisions to hardware upgrades and pricing structures. Also seems we are gonna be seeing a difference as to what promotions are gonna be available to new and existing users also, freedom of speech...

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SmrtGuard Beta Goes Public!

SmrtGuard Beta Goes Public!

Alright folks, here is your chance to get in on an amazing application that I personally feel everyone who has ever lost or had a BlackBerry stolen NEEDS to have. SmrtGuard has been in a closed beta for many months now and finally the application has been opened up to a public beta for all to sign up and utilize. I have been using this application for the past few months now and while I...

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Click's Picks! BlackBerry Media Roundup 026

Click's Picks! BlackBerry Media Roundup 026

Hello everyone! It's time once again for your roundup of top BlackBerry media picks of the week made by yours truly, Click! Now if you tuned into last week's Click's Picks you read that I had a little surpise for you this week...well Keep reading and I'll tell ya what it is. HINT: Leaving a comment to this post will be giving you a chance to win! :-) BLACKBERRY WALLPAPERS Now for my...

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Collegiate Basketball Themes Available from Bplay

Collegiate Basketball Themes Available from Bplay

March Madness is into full swing and our friends at Blay are allowing fans to wear their team on their BlackBerry thanks to officially licensed Collegiate Basketball themes. Themes are currently available for 32 teams. Jump on over to CrackBerryBplay.com and click into the Themes to see if your team is there! [ IntoMobile ]

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Gym Technik a Finalist in the AT&T Platinum Pitch Awards

Gym Technik a Finalist in the AT&T Platinum Pitch Awards

I know a lot of readers of CrackBerry.com are also fans of the BlackBerry fitness tracking service offered by Gym Technik, so it's awesome to announce they have been named a finalist in the AT&T Platinum Pitch Awards for Consumer Solutions. Coming up in Las Vegas at CTIA 2009 on April 2nd, the Gym Technik team will have five minutes to fast-pitch their concept to a team of qualified...

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BlackBerry 9630 Given Another Once Over

BlackBerry 9630 Given Another Once Over

* Update: BGR has followed up with a quick video tour of the 9630, complete with the random reboot issue that plagues the 4.7.1.10 OS. It's such a NICE piece of hardware. Can't wait till its running at full speed. * Didn't we say when it rains it pours? BG has now gotten his hands on a BlackBerry 9630, and his views are on par with what we brought you in our first hands-on 9630...

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RIM Supports Earth Hour With New Site!

RIM Supports Earth Hour With New Site!

Listen up folks! RIM is reaching out to everyone looking for support to help out with Earth Hour. Earth Hour 2009 happens on March 28th and consists of doing something simple for one hour. Shut off your lights, that's easy right? Just for one hour (8:30-9:30). To help promote the word RIM has created a BlackBerry specific website. Complete with downloadable media such as wallpapers and...

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Superpages Now Available For BlackBerry Storm!

Superpages Now Available For BlackBerry Storm!

Another great multi purpose application has gotten a Storm makeover. Superpages for the BlackBerry Storm is now available via the Superpages website and looks pretty slick on the Storm's sexy screen and the UI actually seems to flow nicely as well. Not sure if Super pages is for you? Read on for more information and find out what services Superpages offers. And if you use Superpages already...

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Rumor: BlackBerry 9630 Headed To Verizon In May?

Rumor: BlackBerry 9630 Headed To Verizon In May?

We have been seeing a lot of the BlackBerry 9630 lately, heck we even got one on hand and brought you an up close and personal look at it. But as of now we still have no information on what carriers will be eventually getting the device (but we assume it'll pretty roll out with time to pretty much every CDMA carrier who's selling the 8830). We recentaly saw the 9630 show up on a Sprint...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for March 20th, 2009!

BlackBerry App Roundup for March 20th, 2009!

Another good week on the BlackBerry App front. This week I've got the usual mix of BlackBerry Storm Apps, mixed in with some themes, utilities, freebies and more. Lets get down to it... Covered this week in the roundup are the following titles: Featured BlackBerry Apps: StormYahtzee, BBSmart Alarms Pro New BlackBerry Apps: Fast Food Calorie Counter, Hangman, Kama Sutra, Color Popper...

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Ascarii 2 Premium Theme From Elecite!

Ascarii 2 Premium Theme From Elecite!

Elecite has been hard at work since the official Plazmic Developers Kit was released the other day. To my surprise when I checked out the site I was pleased to see one of my favorite themes by them has seen a little bit of a revamp. Ascarii, with its red and black color scheme and "sports car" feel to it has now moved into its second revision and is now Ascarii 2. Just like the original...

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Apple Community Responds To BlackBerry Bullet Video!

This past Friday the maker of the BlackBerry-revenge video above sent me in the link right after he uploaded it to youtube, but I passed it on to Rene at TheiPhoneblog to post first as it seemed only fair that an iPhone fan site get to bask in its 14 seconds of Apple glory. The video has now made its way around the interwebs, ending back up in the BlackBerry space. I guess it was really...

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Technology Tipping The Scales Of Justice?

Technology Tipping The Scales Of Justice?

In these days where social media and technology are ever growing on a daily basis there are still certain situations in which said technology is still not really welcomed with open arms, despite it being all around us. One of those places is in courtroom proceedings. Now we all know that courtrooms require you to not bring in cameras and recording technology, but these days it's tough to even...

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Weather Eye Updated For BlackBerry Storm!

Weather Eye Updated For BlackBerry Storm!

A lot of folks have their own personal preferences when it comes to weather apps for their BlackBerry devices. Personally I prefer to use Weather Eye more so than Weather Bug or even BBWeather as it just seems to be more accurate for me, but that of course can vary by user and location. Ever since I picked up my BlackBerry Storm though I have been using Weather Bug simply based on the...

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