Vote For Your People's Choice Haiku Contest Winner!!

Vote For Your People's Choice Haiku Contest Winner!!

A SECOND BLACKBERRY SMARTPHONE IS NOW UP FOR GRABS!!! So here's the deal. Yesterday we posted the ten finalists to the WHERE.com BlackBerry Haiku Contest and opened it up to the community to vote for their favorites. But with almost 1900 BlackBerry Haiku entries submitted, it was inevitable that some of you would have favorites outside the top ten picked by the WHERE team. So to that end...

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Google Revamps GrandCentral, Introducing Google Voice!

Wow, talk about a come back. Shortly after Google acquired GrandCentral back in July of 2007 many users had high hopes for what Google had plans to do with it. But from then until now, it really hasn't been much. They previously cut off new sign-ups, stopped giving updates as to what was going on and many had thought Google was just letting GrandCentral die off. Yesterday Google made it...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for March 13th, 2009!

BlackBerry App Roundup for March 13th, 2009!

Thought I'd change up the format of the roundup this week. For all of you regular readers out there let me know if you approve or disapprove. Just felt like I needed to mix things up a little to keep us all on our toes :P Covered this week in the roundup are the following titles: Featured BlackBerry Apps: BerryBuzz, StormSlots, iVista 2 Theme New BlackBerry Apps: PhoneFace for the...

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RIM TicketMaster Sign Up Pages Goes Live!

RIM TicketMaster Sign Up Pages Goes Live!

We first heard news of TicketMaster teaming up with RIM way back in September at CTIA. Ever since then there has not really been any news about it and I was honestly starting to wonder if it had gone the way of the Picasa application RIM had promised us from wayyy back. However, I was pleasently surprised to see that RIM has updated some of the information on their site and there is now even a...

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Zara Compares the Storm, iPhone 3G and G1

I like these smartphone comparison videos by Zara. For those who have yet to buy a BlackBerry or new device, in just a couple of minutes they provide a quick visual and highlight some of the pros and cons to a particular model without getting to technical. We've previously rant on the blogs Zara's video shootout of the BlackBerry Storm, Curve 8900 and Bold, as well as a Pearl 8120 vs. Pearl...

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Get Squeaky Clean with BlackBerry Soap!

Get Squeaky Clean with BlackBerry Soap!

Too funny. We've already seen lots of BlackBerry birthday cakes and ice sculptures, so it shouldn't come as too much of a surprise to see next evolution of CrackBerry crackiness.... BlackBerry soap! What better way to express your BlackBerry Addiction than to lather up and get squeaky clean with a BlackBerry. You can pick it up for $4.99 here . Though I gotta say, my blogger-instinct...

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NHL BlackBerry Storm 9530s on the Way to Bell!!!

NHL BlackBerry Storm 9530s on the Way to Bell!!!

Big News for Hockey Fans!! It seems the BlackBerry Storm will soon be available with a more sporting touch to Canadians on Bell, coming in NHL team stylings. No word on release dates just yet, but we'll give you the updates as we learn more. What do you think folks? Cool? Something you'd buy? Is this the start of a trend for BlackBerry? Are we going to start seeing carriers release RIM...

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BBSmart Alarms Pro - Updated and Price Slashed

BBSmart Alarms Pro - Updated and Price Slashed

Now Available for All Devices, including BlackBerry Storm, Bold, Curve 8900, 8350i... Back in the pre-BlackBerry Bold, Storm and Curve 8900 days, BBSmart's Alarms Pro app was one of those must-have applications (read review here) and was a top seller in our ShopCrackBerry.com app store. There was good reason for this too as it was the most powerful, fully-featured multi-alarm application...

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BlackBerry Haiku Contest - Vote For Your Favorite!!!

BlackBerry Haiku Contest - Vote For Your Favorite!!!

Time to Vote CrackBerry Nation!! Last week WHERE and CrackBerry.com opened up the BlackBerry Haiku contest on the blogs, where you write a BlackBerry Haiku in response to the question WHERE is your BlackBerry Smartphone Right Now? for a chance to win a new BlackBerry! With 1899 BlackBerry Haiku entries submitted, it took the the WHERE team a bit of time to narrow it down to just TEN...

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Message Peek for BlackBerry Review

Message Peek for BlackBerry Review

So for a while now, I've been using PeeKaWho to alert me of messages. In a nutshell, the application notifies you of incoming Email and SMS via Popups, no matter what you are doing on your BlackBerry. This allows you to see the sender, subject and a brief email body. This past October, I had a look at both PeeKaWho and Aerize Email Alerts and decided upon PeeKaWho as my pop up pal. Back...

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BlackBerry Leather Wrist Strap for BlackBerry Bold Review

Our pal JReel is back with another community BlackBerry Bold accessory review and this time he's taking a look at the BlackBerry Leather Wrist Strap for the BlackBerry Bold. This can also be used on the Pearl, Pearl Flip and Curve 8900, which all feature slots/hooks that allow you to attach a lanyard or charm. As JReel points out, the Leather Wrist Strap may not be for everyone as a daily...

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eReader For BlackBerry Now Available In Beta Form!

eReader For BlackBerry Now Available In Beta Form!

A few days ago Kevin dropped information about a new BlackBerry application called Shortcovers, which essentially allows you to buy, download and read books on the go all from your BlackBerry. Now yesterday, eReader, an application that has been available for Palm, Windows Mobile and Symbian devices for a long time now, has finally been ported over to a BlackBerry version, albeit in beta...

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T-Mobile 8120 To Finally Get 4.5 OS?

T-Mobile 8120 To Finally Get 4.5 OS?

Wow! With all the hoopla going on with Bold and Storm and Javelin Curve 8900 leaks and official OS releases I guess it's easy to forget at times that there are still some devices out there that have yet to be upgraded to even 4.5. Such is the case with the T-Mobile 8120, as Boy Genius Report has posted information about the upcoming launch of 4.5 for the 8120 said to be released on Friday...

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Official OS Releases For Bold And Storm (9500)!

Official OS Releases For Bold And Storm (9500)!

Well, what do we have here now? Official releases of some recent OS' for the 9500 series Storm and the Bold... sure is! Seems SiMobile has gone live with the official versions of the 4.6.0.247 for the BlackBerry Bold and following up last night's leak of 4.7.0.114 for the Storm, have also released 4.7.0.113 (9500 Storms only). You can grab both downloads at the links below and be sure to leave...

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Free Unlock Codes For The Next 48 Hours!

Free Unlock Codes For The Next 48 Hours!

That's right folks, totally free unlock codes for the next 48 hrs for all T-Mobile, AT&T and Rogers BlackBerry devices! So if you are looking to unleash your device from your carriers clutches for whatever reason, now is the time to do so. * Final Update: OK CrackBerry Nation, what a giveaway this has been! The 48 Hours of Free BlackBerry Unlock codes will soon be coming to an end -...

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iVista2 Is Here And Ready For All Devices!

iVista2 Is Here And Ready For All Devices!

  BlackBerry Storm Version of iVista 2 iVista for Trackball BlackBerry Smartphones (Bold shown) Zack over at TheZMan has pumped out another winner, iVista2! Most of you should remember iVista and how it was the fastest selling theme to grace the ShopCrackBerry.com App Store. The reason the original iVista sold so fast was, to put in Kevin's words, was because "It ROCKS!" Fans of iVista...

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MetroPCS Launches BlackBerry Solutions!

MetroPCS Launches BlackBerry Solutions!

Prepaid BlackBerry services have been making a great deal of noise lately. Now small US carrier MetroPCS has decided to jump on board as well, not only by offering up some seriously attractive unlimited plans but now offering up BlackBerry solutions for their customers. Service of course does not come without some caveats, first of course being the relatively small coverage area offered by...

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Telus Launches Black And Pink 8230 Flip!

Telus Launches Black And Pink 8230 Flip!

Telus customer? Not interested in the Storm? How about an 8230 in Black or Pink? Telus has finally gotten around to officially launching the device after many weeks of pre-release advertising (in hopes to stave off sales from Bell which released the device prior to Telus). If you are gonna grab this one up it will set you back $49.99 on a 3 year contract with an accompanying plan in the $30-...

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RIM Teases Masses With FaceBook 1.5 Again!

RIM Teases Masses With FaceBook 1.5 Again!

Anyone notice anything a little weird about the description of the Facebook application here? How about the fact the page is describing FaceBook 1.5 functionality when it has yet to be released?! Way to go RIM, you tease us with mistakenly  intentionally releasing information in the RIM support knowledge base then you go ahead and update the FaceBook description on the landing page yet, you...

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TetherBerry Contest Winners Announced

The TetherBerry contest was a quickie, being post yesterday morning and ending at Midnight, but even in that short time thousands of you entered to win 1 of 100 free copies! The 100 free winners are listed after the break. Congrats!! If you didn't win, keep in mind that TetherBerry is now available until March 12th for an introductory one-time fee of $39.99. You can visit TetherBerry.com...

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