Buy the Verizon BlackBerry Storm Online!

Buy the Verizon BlackBerry Storm Online!

If you didn't call in sick or take the day off work to pick up your BlackBerry Storm in person, have no fear, as you can buy your BlackBerry Storm online! You can now purchase the Storm for $249.99 from Verizon's website, which after a $50 mail-in rebate works out to $199.99. OR, if you're planning on setting up a brand new account/phone number with Verizon and want to save yourself...

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Chasing the BlackBerry Storm - Today is the Day!!

Chasing the BlackBerry Storm - Today is the Day!!

Update: OH BOY... I'm not sure what's going on here, but I just received a flood of emails from Verizon people letting me know that if your BlackBerry Storm wasn't ordered before 2pm EST today that it will not be shipping until DECEMBER 5th! Update: Posted by Reuters - Hundreds Wait at Verizon Stores for BlackBerry Storm! >> Update: I think we can safely say Verizon and RIM have...

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BlackBerry Software Roundup for November 20th, 2008!

BlackBerry Software Roundup for November 20th, 2008!

What another great week. Tons of Storm news and videos to lap up, and lots of great new, updated and free stuff to check out in the BlackBerry Software world. Covered this week are: New BlackBerry Software: Ringtones Deluxe Volume 2, Replay for BES, My Little Tank, Travel Bold Today, Themes, Themes, THEMES! Updated BlackBerry Software: Google Sync 0.5.9, BerryTunes 2.5.5, MyUtils 2.0.7,...

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MySpace and RIM Shatter Download Records!

MySpace and RIM Shatter Download Records!

Call me lazy... but why re-write a perfectly well written press release?? Looks like there are a lot of MySpace + BlackBerry Users out there... MySpace for BlackBerry Smartphones Exceeds 400,000 Downloads in First Week LOS ANGELES and WATERLOO, ON-November 21, 2008-MySpace, the world's premier social network, and Research In Motion (RIM) (Nasdaq: RIMM; TSX: RIM), a global leader in...

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Verizon BlackBerry Storm Review Roundup & Reactions!

Verizon BlackBerry Storm Review Roundup & Reactions!

At 12:01am EST this morning, just a day before Verizon releases the BlackBerry Storm to the general public, the embargo lifted and the net filled up with reviews of the BlackBerry Storm 9530. Some of the reviews are positive, others are pretty even handed with the pros and the cons, and a few are downright nasty toward the Storm. Push come to shove I think all of you Storm Chasers should...

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Real World iPhone 3G vs. Storm Browser Speed Test!

Real World iPhone 3G vs. Storm Browser Speed Test!

After I cleared security at LaGuardia and made my way to the gate, I realized, WOW...if I want to put the iPhone 3G and BlackBerry Storm head to head for a browser speed comparison I had better do it RIGHT NOW while I have each running on their native networks. I threw down my laptop bag on the floor as an adhock table, yanked out my video camera and got it done. See the video, details and...

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BlackBerry Storm Bumpy Typing Test!

BlackBerry Storm Bumpy Typing Test!

Think back to my Pre-Release BlackBerry Storm Review and I made the hypothesis and drew the conclusion that a major benefit of the SurePress keyboard featured on the BlackBerry Storm is that it doesn't sacrifice on the ability to type in a bumpy environment... When do you need to type in a bumpy enivornment? How about being a passenger in the backseat of a NYC taxi cab weaving in and...

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CrackBerry.com Verizon BlackBerry Storm 9530 Unboxing!!!

CrackBerry.com Verizon BlackBerry Storm 9530 Unboxing!!!

Back in October at the BlackBerry Developer Conference I had a chance to spend some hands-on time with RIM's first touchscreen device, from which I wrote up an in-depth Pre-Release Review of the BlackBerry Storm (if you're a Storm chaser and haven't read this article yet, you should!). Since that first encounter, I have been anxiously waiting to get my hands on a commercial release...

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Google Mobile Sync Updated to 0.5.9 - Adds Contact Sync!

  I'm a huge fan of Google Sync (as I'm sure many others are), but I was also seeking a way to sync my contacts from Gmail to my Curve since I don't use Outlook.  All the options I could find were either paid applications or just fell short in one way or another.  Well my prayers have been answered as Google quitely (and I mean quietly) slipped out a new version of Google Sync .  The updated...

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Review: Nobex Radio Companion

Review: Nobex Radio Companion

Are you ready to rock?! I said...ARE YOU READY TO ROCK?!?! Ladies and gentlemen, you’ve seen it all over the internet, you saw it at the BlackBerry Developer Conference (and win the BlackBerry Cool 15), you’ve probably even seen it on a fellow abuser’s BlackBerry. Now put your hands together and welcome to the stage…Nobex Radio Companion! Music is my life. That being said, this also means...

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New BlackBerry Storm Videos from Vodafone UK

Wouldn't you know it, this morning I received an email letting me know there are some new BlackBerry Storm vids for our viewing pleasure. They were first posted in the Vodafone UK Help Centre channel on YouTube. Above is the first vid, 'How to Use Email'. After the jump are 2 more videos, 'Downloading Applications' and 'Bluetooth Setup'. Enjoy!  Downloading Applications on the...

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Saving On Call Charges in a Recession with Your BlackBerry

Saving On Call Charges in a Recession with Your BlackBerry

Saving money is close to the number one item on all priority lists within enterprises today and one way to save money is to cut down on the cost of calls.  BlackBerry adoption within enterprises is very high and has now become an essential part of everyday business, so there is no way that you is going to take away an employee’s BlackBerry because it will likely cost more for that employee to...

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Vodafone Storm Unboxing - 2nd Hilarious Attempt!

This is just hilarious.... :-)

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BlackBerry Theme Central's $3 Theme Sale!

BlackBerry Theme Central's $3 Theme Sale!

I love these types of sales! A few hours ago I got an email from Shayne over at BlackBerry Theme Central letting me know he was planning on having a HUGE sale on all his available themes. Almost everyone can get in on this action (Sorry, new Storm owners), whether you are still rocking an 8700 or if you have managed to upgrade to a brand new Bold, you can now grab a nice new theme for the...

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Review: Unify4Life BlackBerry AV Remote

Review: Unify4Life BlackBerry AV Remote

What is Unify4Life? For those of you that have not heard of Unify4Life, in short, it is a company that is transforming your BlackBerry into a universal remote control for your AV equipments, garage doors, lights. Anything you need a remote control for Unify4Life wants to be there to help you control it from your BlackBerry. Unify4Life’s immediate offering is an AV Hub that talks to your...

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B*Nator Remote Control for BlackBerry

B*Nator Remote Control for BlackBerry

The company ISEC7 recently won the Enterprise category of the BlackBerry Developers Challenge with a pretty unique product for the BlackBerry called B*Nator Remote Control. ISEC7 actually sells a BlackBerry monitoring suite, but it is this remote control tool that got all of the attention, and for good reason. What is B*Nator Remote Control? As the name suggests, B*Nator Remote Control...

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Video: Real Hands-On with the Verizon BlackBerry Storm!

Update: Apparently the video has been taken down from youtube. * A new Verizon BlackBerry Storm hands-on video just popped up on youtube. The reviewer does a solid job taking his time going through the phone. Definite must-watch if you're a Storm chaser!!! [ Via CB Forums ]

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Bud Light Party Favors Application!

Bud Light Party Favors Application!

Here is a cool little application that is bound to give people a few laughs, especially if you like cheesy pick up lines and bar games. The application being given out as a party favor for the Bud Light Party Cruise, consists of 4 mini applications built into one.  Bud Light Locator Bud Light wants to help you find the next party. Put in your address and search. We'll even give you...

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Smartphone Round Robin: WinMo Dieter Goes Bold!

Smartphone Round Robin: WinMo Dieter Goes Bold!

[ 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! ]   It makes my heart hurt a little to see my BlackBerry Bold in somebody else's hands, but I'm at least happy to see...

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BlackBerry Storm Tricks & Tips!

BlackBerry Storm Tricks & Tips!

RIM posted a .pdf file up on their support forums yesterday that contains some basic how-to info and tips for new and soon to be BlackBerry Storm owners. Click the image above to download the 2 megabyte .pdf. And if you have any tips or tricks of your own to share (all you lucky blokes across the pond with your 9500's!!), be sure to drop them in the comments or Storm forums! [ BBSync...

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