Details on the Touchscreen BlackBerry Thunder

Details on the Touchscreen BlackBerry Thunder

Update: SEE REAL THUNDER IMAGE HERE Disclaimer: the image is a photoshop. Cool bit of news here coming from the BG. While the BlackBerry Nation was in General Session at WES, he dropped some details on the BlackBerry codename "Thunder" touchscreen smartphone in the works. Those of you who follow the CB blogs will remember I made mention a few weeks back of the BlackBerry Storm touchscreen...

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Opera Mini Goes to 4.1

Opera Mini Goes to 4.1

Opera Mini has gone to version 4.1. The new version includes many updates, and allows you to stay in touch with friends and family on Facebook, Twitter, and even do online e-mail and banking. It's a quick and secure option for browsing the web on your BlackBerry. To download Opera Mini 4.1, simply hit up operamini.com on your Berry's browser, or to go direct to the download page visit http...

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BlackBerry Mobile Site Gets a Facelift

BlackBerry Mobile Site Gets a Facelift

The BlackBerry Mobile site has received a fresh 'facelift'. The new design is more colorful and graphical and it loads pretty darn fast. All-in-all I think the new mobile site looks great. Nice and colorful and easy to use. When you hit it, the first thing you'll see are handy 'What's Hot' headlines at the top of the page. The top headline at the moment is 'New BlackBerry Bold'. Who'd a thunk...

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CrackBerry @ WES: Handmark Unveils New BlackBerry Games and Apps

CrackBerry @ WES: Handmark Unveils New BlackBerry Games and Apps

Our friend Alison of Astraware (subsidiary of Handmark) shot us over a quick message this morning. Turns out they have big plans to expand their mobile catalog for BlackBerry customers. New and upcoming titles include bible translations, a new ringtone app and more. The new apps will be available in late May. I've got to say, the new ringtone app named 'Ringtone Junkie' looks like a good one....

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Cellular South Throws Down $49.99 Blackberry Plan

Cellular South Throws Down $49.99 Blackberry Plan

A few weeks back I did a pretty intensive comparison of unlimited plans for the four major US Carriers.  It seems that Cellular South did not want to be left out of the loop.  In what is perhaps one of the best bargains yet, their new BlackBerry Plan rings it at only $49.99.  It provides users with unlimited nationwide mobile web and email usage, unlimited nationwide text messaging and...

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CrackBerry @ WES: Monday Recap - the BlackBery Bold

CrackBerry @ WES: Monday Recap - the BlackBery Bold

So it's 3:00am Tuesday morning as I type this from my hotel room at the Marriot World Center in Orlando, Florida. I'm pooped and in need of sleep but wanted to bring you all a quick recap of the day's events before catching some zzz's. WES "officially" kicks off in a few hours with the first general starting up at 8:30am, but that doesn't mean there wasn't lots happening on Monday!...

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AT&T First to Carry the BlackBerry Bold

AT&T First to Carry the BlackBerry Bold

'So who's going to be the first carrier to offer the BlackBerry Bold!?' I can hear you all saying... Word is spreading that AT&T will be the first carrier with the Bold on offer. It has also been noted that AT&T also has exclusivity on international 3G usage. Sprint and Verizon's EV-DO network isn't as universal as AT&T's HSDPA. I'd still look for the other carriers to launch their...

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CNBC Borrows CrackBerry.com BlackBerry BOLD Video

CNBC Borrows CrackBerry.com BlackBerry BOLD Video

Looks like CNBC, while reporting on the launch of the new BlackBerry BOLD, have actually pulled one of Kevin's BOLD videos for use in the background of a telephone interview with Jim Suva of Citi Investment Research. As you'll see in the video you can see Kevin's CrackBerry.com logo on his lovely green table. Would have been nice to receive some sort of mention, especially if they're simply...

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BlackBerry Curve 8330 Face-Off: Sprint vs. Verizon Wireless

BlackBerry Curve 8330 Face-Off: Sprint vs. Verizon Wireless

Our friend Joanna shot this one over to us yesterday, and heck, we figured it was worthy of note here! It's a BlackBerry Curve 8330 Face-Off! The Sprint 8330 vs. the Verizon Wireless 8330. Who do you think will win??? Joanna tells us they spent all day comparing the devices, and they really did an excellent job. Great job guys! To see who wins the Face-Off, go ahead and click the link...

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Microsoft and RIM Bringing Windows Live Services to the BlackBerry

Microsoft and RIM Bringing Windows Live Services to the BlackBerry

Kevin is out at WES, but the news still keeps coming in fast and furious. I expect this week to be a doozy, with a whole lot of good stuff coming out of WES. Here's a quickie about Microsoft and RIM bringing Windows Live Services to the BlackBerry. Read the press after the jump! Press Release Microsoft and RIM to Bring Windows Live Services to BlackBerry Smartphone Customers...

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Click's Picks! BlackBerry Media Roundup 009 WES Edition

Click's Picks! BlackBerry Media Roundup 009 WES Edition

HOLY BLACKBERRYS, CRACKMAN! WES IS FINALLY HERE!! With WES 2008 kicking off today will RIM finally launch OS 4.5?! Will RIM make mention of any other new BBs in addition to the BlackBerry Bold?! Will RIM unbrick Kevin's 9000?! AND what does Click's Picks! WES Edition really mean?! Keep your eyes glued to CrackBerry.com to find out all this and more! BLACKBERRY WALLPAPERS Now for my top...

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Phone Different and The iPhone Blog Merge!

Phone Different and The iPhone Blog Merge!

BIG NEWS for our Smartphone Experts family today. While CrackBerry.com has become the most-trafficked BlackBerry-focused community website on the net, we have now upped our game for all of the Apple iPhone lovers out there (I'm not one of them, but apparently there's a few... to each his own I guess). The always popular The iPhone Blog has now joined the SPE community of smartphone...

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$150 Million BlackBerry Partners Fund Announced

Since it's WES Time, I'm gonna occassionally take the lazy approach and just give you the press release without any attempts at editorial prowess. Here goes! Press Release RIM, RBC and Thomson Reuters to Anchor a $150 Million BlackBerry Partners Fund Focused on Investing in Mobile Applications and ServicesNew fund to mark "mobile" as the new frontier TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May...

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Verizon Selling a Touchscreen Curve?!

Verizon Selling a Touchscreen Curve?!

Thanks to Will for sending this in. We'll call it CrackBerry Humor and chalk it up to an innocent oversight, but it is PRETTY FUNNY and kind of a silly/bad mistake for such a big company to make for such a long-awaited and in-demand device. I hope there's no new 8330 owners out there disappointed when they discover their Curve doesn't have a touchscreen. If you head over to Verizon's...

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BlackBerry Bold Officially Announced!

BlackBerry Bold Officially Announced!

[ See The BlackBerry Bold Review Series ] Well my friends, it looks like we were DEAD ON THE MONEY. At the stroke of midnight, all of those publications under embargo have now revealed their BlackBerry Bold posts to the world and the BlackBerryBold.com website has been made live! They've also redone the splash movie at BlackBerry.com to include the Bold. The Official Press Release is...

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CrackBerry @ WES: The Coverage Begins!

CrackBerry @ WES: The Coverage Begins!

WES 2008 Here I Come! We're only a day away from the start of RIM's annual show and I am pumped! WES 2007 was a blast and I can only imagine this year is going to be BIGGER & BOLDER than ever and we have some Great Coverage Planned! I have an early Monday morning flight booked out to Orlando, and as I type this on Sunday night I am EXTREMELY relieved to say I will actually be allowed to...

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BlackBerry Bold - Features and Specifications!

BlackBerry Bold - Features and Specifications!

[ BlackBerry Bold Review Series - Table of Contents ] What a Week! I brought you the web's first review of the pre-release BlackBerry 9000 (thanks eBay!), then I announced the 9000's new BlackBerry Bold name to world. Now it's time to BE BOLD and finish things off with the final release features & specs of the new BlackBerry Bold Smartphone. Much of following was known, and I'll skip...

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The BlackBerry 9000 Has a Name - the BlackBerry BOLD?!

The BlackBerry 9000 Has a Name - the BlackBerry BOLD?!

[ BlackBerry Bold Review Series - Table of Contents ] Update: We were right about the BlackBerry Bold name! Read the web's FIRST FULL REVIEW of the BlackBerry Bold 9000 here!  Hey BlackBerry Addicts, you heard it here First! As predicted, the BlackBerry 9000 will launch with a name to go along with the numbers, and that name is the BlackBerry BOLD. We've been speculating whether the...

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Podcast Episode 009 - BlackBerry 9000 Review Wrap Up!

Podcast Episode 009 - BlackBerry 9000 Review Wrap Up!

"You are now listening to CrackBerry.com, home of the #1 Podcast for BlackBerry Users (& Abusers!), with your hosts, the Addict and the Expert, Kevin Michaluk & Craig Johnston!" All good things come to an end, and so it is for our first on the net BlackBerry 9000 Review. Not to worry, all signs point to the BlackBerry 9000 being announced at WES next week. We have a good idea of...

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Foxy Brown Pleads Guilty to 1 Misdemeanor Charge in BlackBerry Assault

Foxy Brown Pleads Guilty to 1 Misdemeanor Charge in BlackBerry Assault

Remember this story from back in September of last year? Seems as though things are coming to a close in this case. Foxy Brown has entered a guilty plea in the assault case involving her using her BlackBerry as a weapon in an assault against a Brooklyn neighbor. What happened to 'love thy neighbor'? At any rate Brown has plead guilty to 1 misdemeanor charge of menacing. Yes, that's really...

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