Buy ColorWare Parts for your 8310, 8320 and Bold

Buy ColorWare Parts for your 8310, 8320 and Bold

Want to give your BlackBerry that custom ColorWare treatment but just can't bring yourself to part with your device to send it in to get painted? For BlackBerry Bold, Curve 8310 and Curve 8320 users, ColorWare has a new solution for you. Due to popular demand, you can now buy just the parts for your device and do the installation yourself (allowing you to also keep your originals as backup...

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This Week's Time Killer... Storm Yahtzee!

This Week's Time Killer... Storm Yahtzee!

Our friend of the CrackBerry Forums dmglakewood released his latest creation for the BlackBerry Storm over the weekend, Storm Yahtzee! It's a modern version of the classic Yahtzee game, controlled using the Storm's touchscreen of course. Even those not familiar with Yahtzee will find this one fun and addictive. Storm Yahtzee features include: Online Leaderboards (submit your scores...

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Stream Revision3 Shows On Your BlackBerry!

Stream Revision3 Shows On Your BlackBerry!

After having listened to the CrackBerry Podcast where Craig had mentioned Digg and Diggnation, I though this would be a perfect time to point out one of the great media capabilities of BlackBerry devices and open up the doors to a wide array of streamable media that some of you may not be fully aware of. Revision3 is an internet-based television network out of San Francisco, which caters to...

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BIS 2.6 Changes Roundup

BIS 2.6 Changes Roundup

There has been a lot of talk as of late regarding BIS 2.6 and all the new features (or lack there of) Kevin and Craig mentioned it in the most recent CrackBerry podcast and actually touched on some of the finer points of what exactly BIS 2.6 will bring to consumers. It's far from what I would consider a major upgrade as most of the stuff that will be implemented many people may not even notice...

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IHeartRadio, Launches Streaming Radio Application!

IHeartRadio, Launches Streaming Radio Application!

IHeartRadio has released a new streaming radio application to compete against the likes of FlyCast, Nobex RC and last but not least Slacker. IHeartRadio has some nice features built into it, such as finding local radio stations by utilizing integrated GPS functions of your BlackBerry devices. It also allows you to save favorite stations and even tag them so that they are easily found later...

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Podcast Episode 033: CrackBerry Catch Up!

Podcast Episode 033: CrackBerry Catch Up!

Finally! After what feels like forever (I literally forgot how to even record to one of these things), Craig and I got online Sunday evening for a little over an hour and played BlackBerry catch up. We have some fun in this CrackBerry Podcast episode as we work our way through the events of the past few weeks and look to the future and what *could* be coming down the pipe....

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Around SPE for 15 March, 2009

Around SPE for 15 March, 2009

Welcome to Around SPE, where we highlight the big news of the week from around the network in a format that's more than just a list-o-bullets. This week we're putting the spotlight on Android Central, which saw a fairly hefty redesign on Wednesday night. Search, registration, commenting, navigation, the whole shootin' match is all much improved. We're also proud to announce that Android...

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Video First Look at the BlackBerry 9630!

Sweet! CrackBerry member salisa.m got his hands on a BlackBerry 9630 and per the request of our forum members has put together a little video overview. The pre-release version 4.7.1.10 device software running on this "Niagara" is still glitchy as heck, so think of this as more of a "hardware" review at this time. I'm sure this is just the first of many BlackBerry 9630 reviews that we'll see...

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OS Based Premium Themes From Elecite Are Hot!

OS Based Premium Themes From Elecite Are Hot!

Some sexy new themes have been released through Elecite lately. In addition to their continuation of updating all of their backlog of themes with the release of Scion for the BlackBerry Storm, they have also let loose some sexy new OS-inspired themes that look really, really sharp on their supported devices. I've broke down all of the themes in the article after the break, so click on for...

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FaceBook 1.5 Leaked For 4.6 OS Devices!

FaceBook 1.5 Leaked For 4.6 OS Devices!

Oh my! On top of all the device information flowing today, the forums are also busy with the news Facebook 1.5 has been leaked for devices running 4.6 OS. The news came about from just a lil quiet post in the CrackBerry forums, where DetectiveBerry gave us the Desktop Installer of Facebook 1.5. RIM, the people have spoken loud and clear they want Facebook 1.5 now for all devices. Check it out...

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First Device-On Photo of the BlackBerry 9630

First Device-On Photo of the BlackBerry 9630

OK... So while the interwebs debates whether those photos of the BlackBerry 9900 are legit or photoshopped, here's some more undeniably real photos of the BlackBerry "Niagara" 9630. Another photo after the jump. This is the first photo we have seen of the Niagara with the device turned on. Cool!

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Another BlackBerry 9900 Pluto Image!

Another BlackBerry 9900 Pluto Image!

* A Final Update for Now: Sometimes it takes a post-gone-kinda-wrong like this to get to the real nitty gritty of it all. One of our trustiest inside sources finally got a look at this, and while not commenting on the photos themselves, let us know that the 9900/"Pluto" as its been referred to thus far on the blogosphere is now pretty old stuff internally, and while it did exist in this type...

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BlackBerry 9900 - Touchscreen BlackBerry Bold!

BlackBerry 9900 - Touchscreen BlackBerry Bold!

* Update 2: Definitely see our updated post on this one - Could be a photoshop and we've got some follow up details on the Pluto project you'll want to read. * *Update: So we've got a bit of question mark on whether or not the 9900 will ultimately hit the market with a SurePress display (screen that moves and clicks) or just a standard fixed touchscreen. We've known that earlier prototypes...

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Exclusive: New Live BlackBerry Niagara 9630 Photos!

Exclusive: New Live BlackBerry Niagara 9630 Photos!

* Update: One more picture posted by Matt_25 in the forums. Thanks Matt!! * w00t! Good way to start the weekend. Following up on the first real photos of the BlackBerry Niagara 9630 we recently dropped in the blogs, we've got MORE live photos for you, these ones a little bigger and also showing off the back of the device. Just click the image above to see the BlackBerry "Niagara" 9630 up...

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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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