Kicking the CrackBerry and Technology Habit for Seven Days

Got seven minutes to kill? If so, check out the short movie above by Stewart Kershaw. After leading a technology-dependent life, Stu decides to quit using his BlackBerry for seven days. Not only that, he takes it one-step (more like 100 steps) further and tries to avoid using all technology that relies on electricity for the whole week. What a nutter :-) The vid is well produced, but the...

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Sneaky Sneaky.. Rogers Soft Launches Curve 8900??!

Sneaky Sneaky.. Rogers Soft Launches Curve 8900??!

Clarifications/Confusion: Since posting this story I've spent the better part of the day trying to figure out the full details behind it, and I'm no further ahead - it seems to be a case of the left hand not talking to the right. On one hand, people have confirmed the 8900 appeared on Sales Central - photos of it have been taken on the computer screens as being available and people have called...

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BlackBerry Software Roundup for Black Friday!!!

BlackBerry Software Roundup for Black Friday!!!

I have to start this week by mentioning our Mobile Heist Sale. If you haven't checked it out already, what the heck are you waiting for? We're offering 50% savings on over 40 of our best-selling BlackBerry apps! Click here for more details! OK enough shameless plugging for today, on to the roundup... New BlackBerry Software: Bloglive, Games and Apps for the Storm, Appetite, New Themes...

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Seidio Innocase Surface Case & Holster Reviewed!

Seidio Innocase Surface Case &  Holster Reviewed!

[ This BlackBerry Accessory Review comes to you via our Community Reviews Forum and was written by CrackBerry member davistld01. Be sure to post your BlackBerry Smartphone, Accessory and Software reviews in our Community Reviews forum! If promoted to the blogs you'll receive a $20 coupon to ShopCrackBerry.com! Click Here for more details ] I recently received a package from Seidio in...

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VZW Storm Stuff: OS Updates, Webinar Training, and more!

VZW Storm Stuff: OS Updates, Webinar Training, and more!

I know some of you are getting sick of all the Storm stuff being covered by the BlackBerry blogs, so I'll try and condense a few things here and keep this one short... 1. Storm Training - If you visit Verizon's Online Learning Center, new Storm owners who are having a little difficulty getting up to speed on the device will find some useful tools. There's an Interactive How-To Simulator...

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Storm Contest: VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE WINNERS!

Storm Contest: VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE WINNERS!

It's finally that time folks... with all of the winning entries of the What Would You Do for a BlackBerry Storm? Contest now posted, we're turning it over to the CrackBerry Community to vote for their favorites!! In addition to earning ultimate bragging rights, we're going to hook the three winning entries that get the most votes each up with a $100 coupon for accessories from...

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Thanksgiving Bliss Courtesy of Viigo

Thanksgiving Bliss Courtesy of Viigo

Good news BlackBerry Storm owners... Viigo alpha is now available for the BlackBerry Storm! Keep in mind it's an alpha release (there's a few known bugs - listed when you download), but worth giving a go regardless. The full version should be out in early/mid December. Is the Storm your first BlackBerry? Maybe you haven't heard of Viigo yet? In case you haven't, our friends at Viigo put...

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A Look At The Telus Storm!

A Look At The Telus Storm!

Sure Verizon and Vodafone have been hard at work unleashing their versions of the Storm in the US and across the pond. But unlike the Bold launch where Canadian carrier Rogers (among many other countries carriers) had the Bold long before it made it's US appearance on AT&T, Canadian CrackBerry addicts are still waiting to actually give this device a whirl. The good folks over at...

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Happy Thanksgiving From CrackBerry.com!

Happy Thanksgiving From CrackBerry.com!

To All Our BlackBerry Using and Abusing friends in the United States... Happy Thanksgiving from CrackBerry.com! Let's give thanks for all the Good Things we have in Life on this day... Family, Friends, Health... and let's not forget the BlackBerry. :-) Once you're full to the brim with Turkey, be sure to take some time to kick back, relax and re-watch the winning entries in the What...

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Charity Auction: One of a Kind BlackBerry Storm Quilt!

Charity Auction: One of a Kind BlackBerry Storm Quilt!

The eBay charity auction for a CrackBerry handmade, one of a kind, king-sized BlackBerry Storm quilt is now live! All proceeds from the auction are going to the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation, so be sure to BID HIGH!!! This awesome quilt was created by Heather as her winning entry in CrackBerry.com's What Would You Do for a BlackBerry Storm? contest and earned her a free BlackBerry...

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T-Mobile Germany Now Shipping the BlackBerry Curve 8900

T-Mobile Germany Now Shipping the BlackBerry Curve 8900

T-Mobile Germany is now shipping the all-new, ultra-sleek BlackBerry Curve 8900. I received a few emails from excited German CrackBerry readers today, letting me know their new Curves have finally arrived and that it ROCKS. One of the things that has blown me away about the Curve 8900 is just how fast the web browsing is, even though it lacks 3G. Whatever EDGE magic RIM worked into the...

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Update: Obama Fighting to Keep his BlackBerry!

Update: Obama Fighting to Keep his BlackBerry!

My inbox was flooded with emails this morning from readers letting us know there's been an update to the Obama Forced to Give up his BlackBerry story. In an interview with Barbara Walters, the subject came up.... WALTERS: How are you going to get along without your Blackberry? OBAMA: (Laughs). This is a problem. I, you know, one of the things that I'm going to have to work through is how...

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Storm Contest Winning Entry: BlackBerry Storm Quilt!

Storm Contest Winning Entry: BlackBerry Storm Quilt!

Here it is folks, the final winning entry in the What Would You Do for a BlackBerry Storm? Contest! With all of the top ten winning entries now posted, tomorrow we're going to give CrackBerry Nation the chance to vote for their favorite, with the three entries tallying up the most votes each receiving a special bonus prize (and bragging rights of course!). Our last winning entry falls into...

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Stay Warm with Bplay's New Animated Fireplace Theme!

I couldn't help but laugh when I saw this new animated BlackBerry theme and think to myself... Now that's Brilliant! Just in time for winter and the holiday season, Bplay's new Fireplace theme will help you stay warm and get into the festive spirit! The theme is supported on all 8100, 8300, 8200, 9000, and 8800 devices with the exception of the 8830 and sells for $5.99. Be sure to watch...

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NextAction! for BlackBerry v3.0.2

NextAction! for BlackBerry v3.0.2

Wow, not much time left before the holiday season is there? How organized are you? We've already started shopping, but you know how it is; there are always a few people you've forgotten about. With this in mind as well as reports looming due to end of year projects and training at work, I've got to get a handle on things. Spending some time online, I came across the David Allen Company. In...

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Take Survey, Chance to Win a New BlackBerry!

Take Survey, Chance to Win a New BlackBerry!

Take a survey and have a chance to win a new BlackBerry? That's a no brainer. Our friends from producTIvITé are looking for the opinions of CrackBerry Nation. Just click the image at left to visit their site, then click on on the survey banner to get started. Good luck! BlackBerry Productivity Survey / 2 BlackBerry Bold and 1 BlackBerry Storm Draw We are...

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Like Viigo? Vote for Them to Win Best Mobile App!

Like Viigo? Vote for Them to Win Best Mobile App!

Mashable Open Web Awards Out of over 43,00 verified nominations, our pals at Viigo were nominated as one of the top ten finalists in the Mobile Application category of Mashable's 2nd Annual Open Web Awards. If you're one of the thousands of BlackBerry Addicts running our much-loved CrackBerry Viigo application, take a moment and cast a vote their way. Voting...

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Clearing Up The Confusion: VZW Storm OS Explained

If you follow the BlackBerry blogs and forums, by now you're thinking the OS that shipped on your Storm was not the one originally intended to be shipped with the device and that the appearance of two stickers on your Storm's box helped confirm this story. I just received a statement from RIM 'clearing up' the confusion... Explaining the presence of two stickers: 1) The official code...

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Review: Samsung BSH700 Bluetooth Stereo Headset

Review: Samsung BSH700 Bluetooth Stereo Headset

I must say I was excited at the prospect of a stereo bluetooth headset for my Curve.  I had only recently started listening to music on my BlackBerry, and had run into big issues with my standard iPod earbuds.  Whenever I removed them from my device, I would lose sound on calls until I reset my phone - a big problem for me.  So as I pulled my new Samsung BHV700 Stereo Bluetooth Headset out...

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Round Robin Review: CrackBerry goes Palm Treo Pro

Round Robin Review: CrackBerry goes Palm Treo Pro

Soooo Close, Yet Sooo Far for This CrackBerry Addict [ This is an official Smartphone Round Robin post! Every day you reply to an official Round Robin blog post or forum thread on CrackBerry.com, you automatically gain an entry ballot for a chance to win a BlackBerry Bold, Spare Bold Battery, and Case Mate Second Skin! If you somehow still don't know what this is all about, visit...

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