CES 2009: Unify4Life "Like a shadow, always by your side"

CES 2009: Unify4Life "Like a shadow, always by your side"

Our friends at Unify4Life are down at CES and they're going to keep us up to date with a bit of a "CES Diary". To kick it off, here's an overview by Unify4Life's Chairman and Founder... CES 2009: Unify4Life "Like a shadow, always by your side" by Micheal Nykoluk, Chairman, Founder, Unify4Life There has been a lot of interest in our company from the entire BlackBerry community so we asked...

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CES 2009: Slacker Available for BlackBerry Smartphones!

CES 2009: Slacker Available for BlackBerry Smartphones!

Press Release Slacker Announces Availability of Mobile Radio Application for BlackBerry Smartphones   Exclusive station caching feature guarantees playback everywhere while also dramatically boosting battery life and performance LAS VEGAS - January 8, 2009 - Slacker, Inc. today announced the availability of the free Slacker Mobile application for BlackBerry® smartphones from...

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Colorware Now Ready For Your Storms!

Colorware Now Ready For Your Storms!

It was only a matter of time before this option became available and for some maybe it took too long. But yesterday's word that ColorWare should bring a smile to all you Storm owners faces if you are down with some serious customization of your device. ColorWare is now able to take your Storm to the next level by adding your selected splash of color, be it Cobalt Blue or Ferrari Red or as...

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CES 2009: Follow CES on Viigo!

Our friends at Viigo have put together a special CES channel to make it easy to follow all of the coverage coming out of the event. The video above demonstrates the process of adding/removing the channel (youtube kinda killed the video quality but hopefully you can still follow along). Don't have Viigo yet? You can pick it up for free by visiting CrackBerryViigo.com on your BlackBerry's...

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BlackBerry Theme Central's Blowout Sale!!

BlackBerry Theme Central's Blowout Sale!!

WooHoo! I love these kinds of posts. Got an email from Shayne today from BlackBerry Theme Central, letting me know of a big sale they got going on for all of their themes. Bold, Curve, Pearl whatever,all on sale for the next 2 weeks for only $2 a pop!! That's a deal no one can refuse really, especially with all the new themes BlackBerry Theme Central has been turning out. Everyone is bound to...

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FlipSide and PhoneFace Updated for the BlackBerry Storm

FlipSide and PhoneFace Updated for the BlackBerry Storm

If you haven’t read the reviews on both FlipSide and PhoneFace, or even missed the contest CrackBerry.com and Electric Pocket ran at the beginning of the year, where the heck have you been?! I just got word that Electric Pocket has worked quite hard to update their FlipSide MP3 Player and PhoneFace speed dialer applications. The result? You can now use your BlackBerry Storm to get “in touch...

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MSDict Concise Oxford American Thesaurus v5.10

MSDict Concise Oxford American Thesaurus v5.10

After writing reviews for CrackBerry.com for almost year and a half, one would think that I would have run out of words a long time ago.Well................................. I guess I did! Unless you're a wordsmith, a thesaurus should be found right beside you at all times. If not, you may find yourself writing about the thing, next to the thing, over by the other thing. Your BlackBerry...

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BlackBerry Slowness in an Exchange Environment

BlackBerry Slowness in an Exchange Environment

If your BlackBerry users are complaining about receiving emails every fifteen to thirty minutes in batches, or not receiving emails for many hours, then you may be experiencing a problem between your BlackBerry Enterprise Server(s) (BES) and your Exchange server(s). The reasons that this occurs can sometimes be hotly contested between the people that run your Exchange servers and the...

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Podcast Episode 028: 2009 Here We Come!

Podcast Episode 028: 2009 Here We Come!

The holidays are over and 2009 is officially here. I'm off to catch a plane ride to Vegas for CES shortly, but before leaving Craig and I made sure to get on Skype and record our first episode of the new year. We catch up on the news of the past week and a bit and look forward to 2009. Speaking of CES, with a Crack Crew on the scene we're going to try and bring you a...

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XBerry Live for Blackberry!

XBerry Live for Blackberry!

I know for a fact a lot of BlackBerry addicts out there are also hardcore gamers, whether it be Xbox, PS3, Wii or PC games such as WoW (yeah, I went there!). This application is for all you Xbox Live fans that wanna keep track of it all on the go. With XBerry Live! You have all the access you want to Xbox live stats, online status, gamer pictures, avatars, latest games, achievements, and more...

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T-Mobile USA Offers Customers BlackBerry Curve 8900!!

Press Release T-Mobile USA to Offer Customers the Thinnest and Lightest Full-QWERTY BlackBerry Smartphone New BlackBerry Curve 8900 Smartphone Delivers GPS, Wi-Fi, Enhanced Multimedia Capabilities and More BELLEVUE, WASHINGTON and WATERLOO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 7, 2009) - T-Mobile USA, Inc., and Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ:RIMM)(TSX:RIM) today announced that T-Mobile will...

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OS 4.7.0.85 Leaked for the BlackBerry Storm 9500!

OS 4.7.0.85 Leaked for the BlackBerry Storm 9500!

OK Vodafone BlackBerry Storm owners, your wait is over! OS4.7.0.85 for the Storm 9530 leaked back on December 27th, and now, thanks yet again to our good friend BB397, Storm 9500 owners can take their shot with 4.7.0.85. Keep in mind this is NOT an official release, so install at your own risk and only if you're comfortable with doing so. If you've never installed an OS beta before be...

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Macworld 2009 Keynote Live Blog Happening Now!!

Macworld 2009 Keynote Live Blog Happening Now!!

* Update: The Macworld 2009 keynote is now a part of history. Nothing too huge for iPhone fans. The big announcements were iLife '09 and iWork '09 updates (plus the introduction of iWork.com) and the 17" Macbook Pro was introduced. Big news for BlackBerry users is that iTunes is now going DRM free! Click the image above and you can still watch the recap of the live blog. * I know this is...

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Cross Carrier Push to Talk Coming to BlackBerry for $10/mo.

Dang. This is kinda cool. HipVoice is bringing their unlimited cross carrier Push to Talk service to BlackBerry smartphones in the near future for $10/month. HipVoice doesn't communicate with other carriers' Push to Talk systems, rather is a whole new client - so anybody you want to talk to will also have to use the HipVoice service (could be a great solution for companies where all...

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BlackBerry Made Simple for the Pearl Flip Now Available!

BlackBerry Made Simple for the Pearl Flip Now Available!

BlackBerry Made Simple has just published the newest book in their easy-to-read BlackBerry guide book series.... BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8200 Made Simple focuses on the new Pearl Flip and includes material relevant for all 82xx Series BlackBerry handhelds (even though only the 8220 has been released thus far). You can purchase the printed soft cover book from amazon.com for $18.99 (350...

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Electric Pocket 60 Free Apps Contest Winners Announced!

Electric Pocket 60 Free Apps Contest Winners Announced!

The good folks at Electric Pocket helped us ring in the new year by offering up 60 free copies of their popular apps FlipSide, PhoneFace, Ringo and txtForward. And the winners are..... Flipside PhoneFace Ringo txtForward whitewolf killyourbooks Dagda jmajluf tukrazy kav pltaylor alanek dandoty acm9782 lions80 hakimmmmm Kiggold jkunk...

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T-Mo USA Curve 8900 Update - Now February 11th?!

T-Mo USA Curve 8900 Update - Now February 11th?!

Back on New Year's eve we reported via a photo of a computer screen that it looked like T-Mobile would be launching the Curve 8900 on February 18th. We also reported that dates like these have a habit of changing, which it already has. This just in via a tipster to BerryReporter, it looks like T-Mobile may now be getting the Curve 8900 as early as February 11th! I LOVE the Curve 8900... the...

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Use Your BlackBerry As a Garage Door Opener!

You just gotta love Unify4Life. We first saw Unify4Life at WES 2008, when they unveiled their BlackBerry Remote Control solution (read full review) that allows you to control all of your home's AV equipment right from your BlackBerry. AT CES 2009 this week Unify4Life will be on hand at RIM's booth and will be demoing their next product for BlackBerry, the Garage|Shadow. Check out the...

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Best of 2008 Readers' Choice Awards - Place Your Votes!

Best of 2008 Readers' Choice Awards - Place Your Votes!

With 2009 here, it's time to take some time to reflect on the year that was 2008. For BlackBerry, it was a good one! Despite some delays, RIM has seen record growth and sales and a ton of promising new BlackBerry devices hit the market. 2008 will also go down in the RIM history books as the year that they held their first ever BlackBerry Developer Conference! To have some fun and reflect...

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CrackBerry Goes to Vegas This Week for CES 2009!

CrackBerry Goes to Vegas This Week for CES 2009!

w00t! The Consumer Electronics Show is the biggest gadget event of the year and it kicks off this Thursday in Las Vegas! CrackBerry.com will be live on the scene reporting back with all of the cool BlackBerry/mobile related stuff of interest, so you'll want to keep your eyes locked to the blogs (even more so than you do now!) from the 8th to 11th. While I'm not expecting any huge...

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