Make It a CrackBerry Christmas!

Make It a CrackBerry Christmas!

Ho Ho Holy Cow is the month of December flying by. I just realized Christmas is less than a week away which means it's time for a friendly reminder... if you want to make it a CrackBerry Christmas you'd better get your ShopCrackBerry.com orders in asap!! At this point you may want to splurge for express shipping just to make sure your new accessories arrive with time to spare. There's so...

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BlackBerry Software Roundup for December 19th, 2008!

BlackBerry Software Roundup for December 19th, 2008!

It's cold up here in Canada. Real cold these days. So what have I been doing? Well, working on the weekly BlackBerry Software Roundup of course! Covered in this week's edition are the following titles for your BlackBerry: New BlackBerry Software: LockIt, Pocket Informant, TaskReports, Enigma Games - Strategy Pack, Marble Trap Updated BlackBerry Software: Viigo Adds Local Job Search...

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New From Bplay: EA Titles, Seltzer Theme & Gift Cards!

New From Bplay: EA Titles, Seltzer Theme & Gift Cards!

Leave a Comment to this Blog Post for a Chance to Win a $50 Bplay Gift Card!! Winner's Announcement:  Congrats to mdlissner!! ** Our friends at Bplay sent out a newsletter yesterday which has some exciting news... Bplay is now distributing EA games for BlackBerry! EA has some awesome titles including SimCity, Tetris, Monopoly, Scrabble and many, many more... you'll definitely...

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OS4.7.0.83 Leaked for the BlackBerry Storm 9530!

w00t! Whether you're celebrating Christmas, Hannukah, Festivus or anything and everything else this Holiday Season, for you BlackBerry Storm 9530 owners the sweetest gift just arrived... a new update to the 9530 Storm's OS! This isn't an official release, nor are we even certain at this point that this will be a version that gets released by Verizon (likely a stepping stone on the way to...

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BlackBerry Media Sync Updated - now supports Album Art

BlackBerry Media Sync Updated - now supports Album Art

Gary (aka BlackBerrius Maximus) came across this two days ago, but somehow it fell of my radar and I didn't post right away - my bad. In case you haven't heard the news, RIM released an updated version of BlackBerry Media Sync which finally now allows for iTunes album art to be imported. Be sure to check out this RIM knowledge base article for all the details pertaining to this release....

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How To Effectively Run Your Unlocked Storm (all features enabled) on North American GSM Carriers

[ Editor's Note: Member pltaylor has been doing some awesome work in the forums helping out new Storm owners, so we thought we'd let him bring some of that goodness to the blogs. Big thanks pltaylor! Enjoy the lecture!! ] Seasons Greetings CrackBerry Nation! As many of you now know the Storm 9530 has a North America:1900MHz and 850 MHz GSM/GPRS networks compatible radio and SIM card slot....

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SlingPlayer for BlackBerry Public Beta Coming Dec. 30!

It's been a longgggg time coming, but good news for all you SlingBox owners... the word is that come December 31st SlingPlayer Mobile for BlackBerry smartphones will officially enter its public beta. Very sweet! I know a bunch of our members have been on the private beta for weeks now, so any of you that are reading feel free to give us a heads-up in the comments for how much you're loving...

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App Review - mRing for BlackBerry

App Review - mRing for BlackBerry

Just hear those ringtones jingle-ing, ring ting tingle-ing too. Come on, it's lovely weather for another software review... *ahem* Sorry about that folks... By now, I am hoping that the BlackBerry community has taken it upon themselves to load their devices with Holiday ringtones. If you haven't, get in to the spirit already! With your ringtones a-loaded, you'll now have to get them...

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Consumer Reports Needs a CrackBerry Fix

Consumer Reports Needs a CrackBerry Fix

Update: It seems the blogosphere let us down slightly here. The blogs we referenced on this article had some data wrong. Turns out the Pearl Flip wasn't #5 - CR didn't even rate it. That spot goes to the Pantech Duo. Which all in all just makese these ratings even more out of whack! * I'm posting this under the CrackBerry Humor category as I'm pretty sure what I'm reading here must be a joke...

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The Queen's CrackBerry Christmas Message 2008

The Queen's CrackBerry Christmas Message 2008

Back in August 2007 I posted that Queen Elizabeth joined the BlackBerry club. The Queen has been loving her device and today she sends her Christmas 2008 Message to CrackBerry Nation. Click the image above to watch and enjoy the address! Thanks Teddy for getting word to us on this..

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Wikipedia Mobile Version Launched...Err..Discovered!

Wikipedia  Mobile Version Launched...Err..Discovered!

The massively popular online encyclopedia service Wikipedia actually has a "mobile" version! For the longest time before picking up my Bold I was frequently using a site called WAPedia to feed my need for information. Now many reports have posed this as being a new service, but since its original posting over at MicroPersuasion, it has now been realized that the site has been there since at...

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Video Proof: BlackBerry App Suite Running on WinMob

Update - Ronen posted more details. We have them after the jump! * This isn't the best video footage I have ever seen, but it does qualify as proof that the images we saw yesterday of the BlackBerry Application Suite running on an Windows Mobile powered HTC Touch Pro were legit. Ahh..if only this were officially available right now. This round of the Smartphone Round Robin has me...

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AP Mobile News For BlackBerry Storm!

AP Mobile News For BlackBerry Storm!

One of the best applications for your BlackBerry is the Associated Press mobile news app. So with that being said, a quick look through the BlackBerry Storm forums reveals that yes indeed there is a version of this application that available for Storm devices which should be great news for all you new Storm owners out there. (thanks chrisb!) The application can be downloaded at the AP...

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Telus Unleashes 4.5 OS for 8330 & 8130 Devices!

Maybe this was caught up in the hysteria of getting the new BlackBerry Storm out the doors of Telus shops around Canada, but as of now you can grab the 4.5 OS update for the BlackBerry 8330 and 8130 from Telus' BlackBerry downloads page. The official release being offered is that of application version 4.5.0.77. Sadly though, the BlackBerry 8830 was left out of the update which seems to be the...

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AT&T Launches BlackBerry Curve 8320

AT&T Launches BlackBerry Curve 8320

Press Release Hot BlackBerry Curve 8320 Warms the Cold Winter Blues With Seamless, Free Wi-Fi Hotspot Access From AT&T New BlackBerry Curve 8320 Builds on Popular BlackBerry Platform Features With Integrated Wi-Fi Capabilities DALLAS, TEXAS and WATERLOO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 16, 2008) - AT&T is turning up the heat with the ever-popular BlackBerry(R) Curve(TM)...

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Win a $250 Shopping Spree from ShopCrackBerry.com!

Win a $250 Shopping Spree from ShopCrackBerry.com!

Send your CrackBerry Book proof of purchase in to contest@crackberrybook.com before the end of the year and you'll be entered to win a $250 accessory shopping spree from ShopCrackBerry.com!! Still looking for that perfect stocking stuff for the BlackBerry user in your life? Look no further than our new book CRACKBERRY: True Tales of BlackBerry Use and Abuse!   Every BlackBerry user will be...

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BlackBerry OS Shows Up On...Windows Mobile!?!

BlackBerry OS Shows Up On...Windows Mobile!?!

Finally, all the Windows Mobile users over at WMExperts can rejoice!! (I kid, I kid). Anyone remember a little while back when RIM said it was working on a virtualization suite for Windows Mobile which would essentially "create" the BlackBerry OS on WinMob devices? Yes? No? Kinda? A refresher can be found on RIM's site. This suite has never made an appearance though... until now that is!...

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Real World Series - In CrossBar, Today Plus & Custom L !!

Real World Series - In CrossBar, Today Plus & Custom L !!

One of the best selling business themes in the ShopCrackBerry Store got an update recently as John from JC Designs took the time to recreate all the icons for the Bold series device as well as added some nice new touches to make it absolutely awesome. Not only one version came from this venture but three new versions have been released. We have Today Plus, Custom L and the ever popular "...

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The Hockey News Application Gets an Update!

The Hockey News Application Gets an Update!

Here's some news for all you Hockey-loving BlackBerry fans out there. The Hockey News application for BlackBerry devices has seen a great update recently and I have to say this is a really, really nice update. This is NOT your typical launcher application that just simply redirects you too the mobile version of the site. No folks, this is a really nice application with a great UI that looks...

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In These Tough Economic Times... RIM Still Hiring!!

In These Tough Economic Times... RIM Still Hiring!!

Times are tough these days for all companies out there, with layoffs coming from just about all the major players in every sector of business. Yet RIM seems to be a shining light amongst the crowd. The Financial Post is reporting that RIM is seeking out 1,250 new employees to be spread across all their locations from Australia to the USA, with the majority of these new employees hired to be...

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