Haiku Contest! Win a BlackBerry Courtesy of Where and CB

Haiku Contest! Win a BlackBerry Courtesy of Where and CB

Leave your BlackBerry Haiku Contest entry in the comments to this post. Good luck! Look at that! CrackBerry contest week is barely over and we're bringing you another chance to win a BlackBerry smartphone! And this time it's not luck that will win your BlackBerry of choice, it's your creativity and talent. Full details from our friends at Where after the break ... BlackBerry Haiku...

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Where for the BlackBerry Storm Now Available!

* Contest: For your chance to win a BlackBerry smartphone courtesy of Where and RIM, click here for all the details! * Good news BlackBerry Storm owners... the popular mobile app Where is now available for you!! Watch the video above for an excellent overview of Where on the BlackBerry Storm. If you're not familiar with Where, here's what it's all about: WHEREis a location-based...

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Exclusive: First Real Photos of the BlackBerry 9630!

Exclusive: First Real Photos of the BlackBerry 9630!

FINALLY!!!!! What you're looking at above are the first real photos of the BlackBerry "Niagara" 9630. As you can see, this CDMA full-QWERTY BlackBerry is looking sweet and very much has the appearance of the BlackBerry Curve 8900 and BlackBerry Bold morphed into one. In the photo on your right, the 9630 is the one in the middle. I know these pictures are small and a bit of a tease...but don't...

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BlackBerry Curve 8900 Only $50 From Amazon!

BlackBerry Curve 8900 Only $50 From Amazon!

Still haven't picked up a BlackBerry Curve 8900? Holding out cause you know prices always drop a few months after the initial launch of a new device? Well, how about this for a nice deal? If you head on over to Amazon.com and sign up for T-Mobile service and you can grab one of the sexiest BlackBerry smartphones out there on the cheap. As in 50 smackeroos cheap (with rebates of course). So...

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Pageonce Now Offers Up Reduced Pricing!

Pageonce Now Offers Up Reduced Pricing!

I love Pageonce, I really do. I gave you all the heads up on this great application before and thought we should take another look at it because their latest announcement is about the cost of Pageonce, which some of you out there felt was a little on the high side for what they were offering. Set aside any of your previous thoughts on Pageonce due to its pricing because Pageonce is now...

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App World, App World, Party Time, Excellent!!

App World, App World, Party Time, Excellent!!

I got bored waiting for that 10pm BlackBerry App World announcement to roll around and couldn't help myself. And besides, after reading some of the comments to that $2.99 Minimum Price for Paid Apps post we needed to lighten the mood here on the blogs just a little :-) And if you do happen to want a 99 cent fart app for your BlackBerry, you can pick up iBee Farting by visiting...

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$2.99 Minimum Paid App Price at BlackBerry App World!

$2.99 Minimum Paid App Price at BlackBerry App World!

WOAHHHHHH... Hold your Horses! After RIM updated their BlackBerry App World website tonight, they also updated their Developer FAQ which now includes a chart that details the pricing tiers for apps. Take a look above. It seems RIM has decided the minimum price for paid apps will be $2.99. Potentially good news for developers, but bad news for the BlackBerry owners out there thinking that...

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BerryBuzz for BlackBerry - 100 Free Copies to be Won!

BerryBuzz for BlackBerry - 100 Free Copies to be Won!

Leave a comment to this blog post for your chance to win a free copy of Berry Buzz! What's the best cure for CrackBerry Contest hangover? MORE CONTESTS!!! Bellshare, the makers of Instango, just released BerryBuzz this week and they're hooking up CrackBerry Nation with both a contest and a coupon. Sweet! But first to learn about the prize at hand... About BerryBuzz: BerryBuzz extends...

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BlackBerry App World Site Now Up

BlackBerry App World Site Now Up

* Update: Well, the 10pm EST exciting announcement wasn't all that exciting (they announced that you can now sign up for announcements?!), but RIM has now put up their BlackBerry App World teaser site. Developers can sign up to begin submitting their apps for inclusion in the launch of App World if they haven't already and consumers can now register to stay notified of updates. To purchase...

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BlackBerry App World is the Name of the RIM App Storefront

BlackBerry App World is the Name of the RIM App Storefront

BIG NEWS HERE... RIM has OFFICIALLY announced the name of their upcoming application storefront and they've gone with... BlackBerry App World! The site for developers will be updated tonight and should be live again by 10pm (Eastern Time). In other words...the following link below won't work until tonight! At the same time, they will launch a sign up page for users who want to be alerted...

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Podcast: Craig Johnston On The Cell Phone Junkie

Podcast: Craig Johnston On The Cell Phone Junkie

Between last week's birthday festivities and me coming down with the flu, Craig and I didn't have a chance to record our regularly-scheduled CrackBerry podcast. HOWEVER.. We still have a FANTASTIC show for you to listen to as Craig joined our pal Mickey, The Cell Phone Junkie, on his show this week to talk about all things BlackBerry! Jump on over to...

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New Beta: 123Spoof Lets You Spoof your Caller ID

New Beta: 123Spoof Lets You Spoof your Caller ID

** Be sure to read through the site's FAQ before you use this. Keep in mind you're calling through their servers so while the service is free you'll want to watch out for any potential long distance charges. As always with anything we blog, try and use at your own risk. ** Ohhh boy. This one is going to cause a stir in the BlackBerry community. I feel even more guilty blogging about...

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Coveroo Ups the Ante By Going Funky and Luxurious

Coveroo Ups the Ante By Going Funky and Luxurious

During our Birthday festivities last week we told you that our friends at Coveroo would be unveiling something cool this week... and they did! Whereas the previous Coveroo offering was simply an engraving, now you can go either luxurious or funky by getting your battery cover inlaid with stainless steel, gold, high-gloss color or glow-in-the-dark materials. Awesome!! If you haven't been...

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Vayyoo's vPost, Sheds Whole New Light On Email!

This Crackberry nation, is something I have been waiting a long time for. Ever since it debuted over at BlackBerryCool I have wanted, neigh NEEDED is a better word in this case. Back then though it was basically still under the testing phases in which BlackBerryCool made good use of it to bring their readers all the news from CTIA direct from the showroom floor. vPost, is a on device...

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Test the Speed of your 3G, Edge and WiFi with Speedtest!

There goes productivity for the day! I'm pretty sure everyone reading this post will be downloading Speedtest and be playing with it all day... Xtreme Labs Inc. has released Speedtest for BlackBerry, a FREE app which allows you to evaluate the data speeds of your BlackBerry's 3G, Edge and WiFi connections. You can watch the video above to see it in action as a BlackBerry Bold and Curve...

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Viigo Gets a Hockey Update!

Calling all hockey fans! Just in time for the trade deadline, Viigo has made a bunch of improvements to their hockey service including comprehensive stats such as league points, goals, assists and shut out leaders (to name just a few), team rosters and player stats, team specific schedules and team specific scores and a few other nice to haves (including a feed for trade updates and an NHL...

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BlackBerry Master Control Program Updated!

BlackBerry Master Control Program Updated!

We've covered this amazing application before here on the CrackBerry blogs. So when I realized there was a fresh new update out for it I felt compelled to inform you all about it as this update brings a lot of nice changes with it. My favorite being the fact that it now plays nice with Windows 7 Beta, lol..funny a beta that plays nice with a beta, sweet! Check out the changes below and be...

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RIM Updates All IM Applications!

RIM Updates All IM Applications!

RIM has quietly released updates for all their instant messaging clients to version 2.1.42. I find this rather funny since it seems like only a few weeks ago that they had updated them to 2.1.41 but as always seems to be the case with RIM application releases, their was no change log provided, nor any real announcement for it either. Now hopefully there are some changes within these...

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BlackBerry Bling Roundup

BlackBerry Bling Roundup

BlackBerry Bling. Some of us hate it. Some of us are all about it. And most would agree that while device personalization done right is awesome, there is a line that can be crossed where things going from looking plain cool to looking like plain crap. Our good friend Al Sacco put together a roundup yesterday over at CIO.com of some of the latest options available for blinging out your...

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Facebook 1.5 for BlackBerry Leaked and Reviewed!

Facebook 1.5 for BlackBerry Leaked and Reviewed!

Back in November I dropped a blog post detailing all of the updates coming your way in Facebook 1.5, which we knew would be coming in early 2009 but were hoping would launch in January. January has obviously come and gone, but the good news is that Facebook 1.5 is just around the corner and the folks over at BGR got their hands on a copy of it to play with and have given it some thorough...

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