CrackBerry.com User & Abuser Wallpapers Available!

CrackBerry.com User & Abuser Wallpapers Available!

Our newly-released and FREE User and Abuser BlackBerry Themes have been a big hit with the CrackBerry.com community, having received over 10,000 downloads in less than two weeks. If you haven't checked it out yet, you should... it's a unique BlackBerry theme that you won't find anywhere else. When it comes to BlackBerry themes each BlackBerry user has their own personal preferences - there is...

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Corey Visto BB Droid Theme

Corey Visto BB Droid Theme

In my endless pursuit for the perfect theme for my 8830, I stumbled across BB Droid.  Modeled after Google Android, the theme is bright and bold and definitely worth my six bucks.  Corey Visto has had a few previous themes that I've been a fan of, but this one tops my list. The simplicity is amazing. The title bar simply shows a battery and signal meter, date, time and usage icons (bluetooth...

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Dear Berry: Addicted to my Curve and this Site!

Dear Berry: Addicted to my Curve and this Site!

Dear Berry, My main issue won't surprise you. My second one might! I am of course obsessed with my BB Curve. I LOVE it! I can't put it down. When I go out with friends to dinner I try to be polite and not keep it on the table and "openly" check it however, I keep it in my lap and find myself constantly looking for the red blinking light. Then I find it next to impossible to not check what has...

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The New Bible for BlackBerry Curve and 8800 Series Users!

The New Bible for BlackBerry Curve and 8800 Series Users!

Want to unlock the potential of your BlackBerry but don't have the time to surf through a site like CrackBerry.com? Good News. BlackBerry Made Simple has just released their latest E-Book and this one is literally the BIBLE for BlackBerry Curve and 8800 Series users.  At 628 pages in length and featuring over 1,000 carefully annotated screenshots, BlackBerry 8800 and 8300 Curve Made Simple...

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Jessica Simpson gets the BlackBerry Curve

Jessica Simpson gets the BlackBerry Curve

TGIF! And since it is Friday, that means it's time for a Celebrity BlackBerry Sighting! Big news this week too -- it looks like everyone's my CrackBerry Sighting favorite Jessica Simpson has traded in her BlackBerry 8700 in favor of a new BlackBerry Curve (with skin). Jessica wins the CrackBerry.com BlackBerry 8700 Celeb Loyalty Award though as I'm pretty sure she has to be one of the last...

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BlackBerry Software Roundup for March 7th, 2008!

BlackBerry Software Roundup for March 7th, 2008!

As always, it's been another busy week here at CrackBerry.com. Lots of new apps and themes to talk about today... Some available in our software store, others out and about on the web! Lets get right down to it! NEW SOFTWARE Major League Baseball Widgets for BlackBerry Baseball season is upon us. If you're a big baseball fan you're going to want to install this on your Berry. The new...

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GrandCentral - FREE!!! (for a bit anyway)

GrandCentral - FREE!!! (for a bit anyway)

For those of you that have been scouring the planet for a Grandcentral invite, look no further. For now (and who knows how much longer) you can sign up for your very own Grandcentral account with no strings attached - and no invite required. Head over to http://www.grandcentral.com/home/blogger_invite before it's too late. I'm not sure where this popped up from (it looks like our bud Ronen...

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New "Real World" BlackBerry Theme Released

New "Real World" BlackBerry Theme Released

Our friend John from JC Designs / GadgetBean has just released his latest creation, continuing on with his "Real Series" of Premium BlackBerry themes. The Real World theme is Really slick. It has that World Traveler / Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego feel to it (also reminds me of those old movies... Indiana Jones, Casablanca, etc. where they show the world map and the flight path from...

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Apple SDK Launch Event - Apple Announces They Are Coming After RIM in the Enterprise World!

Dieter live-blogged the long-awaited Apple iPhone SDK Launch Event over at PhoneDifferent.com earlier today. The big news to us BlackBerry users isn't the SDK; rather, it seems Apple has kicked off the event by announcing Microsoft Exchange / Active Sync Support and that they're coming after RIM in the Enterprise Market! Check out his 12:07pm and 12:15pm and 2:23pm and 2:38pm updates...

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RIM Sorta Throws in for Obama?!

Making good on coCEO Jim Balsillie's recently made statement that the future of BlackBerry lies in social networking, Research in Motion is partnering with singer Will.i.am to make content from Will.i.am's Dipdive online community (where political blogging meets music video content) wirelessly available on the BlackBerry. According to Balsillie, “Probably the two hottest trends in...

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FindMe Application for Facebook and BlackBerry

FindMe Application for Facebook and BlackBerry

From our friends at Electric Pocket, makers of the popular FlipSide Music Player and new Ringo Ringtone Manager for BlackBerry, comes FindMe, a free application you install on your BlackBerry which enables you to "tag" your location (no GPS required... kinda like Google Maps' My Location) and share it with your Facebook friends. I've been using the app since the pre-beta was announced in...

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RIM Pulling HTML Email Support in BES 4.1 SP5: Fact or Fiction?

RIM Pulling HTML Email Support in BES 4.1 SP5: Fact or Fiction?

Over the past 24 hours or so, rumors have been roaring back and forth all over the web that HTML email may indeed be removed from the BlackBerry Enterprise Server 4.1 SP5. Now, let me say first off that I have no way of confirming or denying this... Everything I've heard and read is strictly rumor at this point. The rumor was propelled into the mainstream by our good friend Jibi posting over...

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GoogHelper - Instant Web Searches on Your BlackBerry

GoogHelper - Instant Web Searches on Your BlackBerry

Search Faster With GoogHelper!  How many times have you struggled through icons and bookmarks simply to search the web via Google?  Search your Gmail?  Or maybe find a book on Amazon?  Or even search Wikipedia?  Stocks, maps, software - its all just a click away - literally - with GoogHelper.  GoogHelper In Action  The application's main goal is to cut down on the time and effort it...

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BlackBerry Case Review: BlackBerry Leather Holster with Swivel Belt Clip for BlackBerry Curve, Pearl, 8800 Series

Even with so many excellent carrying solutions available for BlackBerry smartphones, Research in Motion's line of BlackBerry OEM cases and skins remain a top choice with BlackBerry users everywhere. There are three reasons why BlackBerry-brand accessories are top sellers: they are widely available (walk into your local carrier store or click into your local online store a la ShopCrackBerry...

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Interview with Michael Hughes, Ring2's Co-Founder and Co-CEO

After pounding the conference floor at the Wireless Enterprise Symposium and hiding out in the demo theatres reviewing the myriad solutions on display at this year’s impressive show, we just had to consider the cunningly simple Ring2 Conference Controller to be one of the Best Ideas of WES 2007. The application allows call leaders to take remote control of their conference calls to see and...

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Using Auto On / Off

Using Auto On / Off

Get a Better Night's Sleep and Help Gain Back The Weekends! A lot of BlackBerry User's found value in the last BlackBerry 101 lecture, where we went through the steps of How To Take Notes While on a Call. It's a simple thing to do, but unless you explore your BlackBerry's menu options you may never discover it as it's not necessarily a function that is readily intuitive to all. Likewise...

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Share the Love & Win Valentine's Contest Winners!

Share the Love & Win Valentine's Contest Winners!

Cupid was firing BlackBerrys instead of Arrows this Valentine's Day! It turns out the Grand Prize Winners in our Share the Love & Win Valentine's Contest got engaged on February 10th!!! Wes Lynch, aka CrackBerry.com member thewesman, referred his fiancé Melissa to join CrackBerry.com in order to gain entry for both of them in the contest. When it came time to draw for a grand prize...

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Ascendo DataVault - Password Manager for BlackBerry v4.36

Ascendo DataVault - Password Manager for BlackBerry v4.36

Are we people or are we numbers? In this world what’s more important? Both actually, but it has become increasingly important to protect the former by securing the latter. The need to make passwords more complex has become crucial as well. As the movie Hackers taught me, the 4 most commonly used passwords are Love, Secret, Sex and God. Mix in some symbols and numbers in any of those and you...

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Ari Gold err Jeremy Piven Talks BlackBerry

Ari Gold err Jeremy Piven Talks BlackBerry

My friend Joanna Stern over at LapTop Magazine bumped into Entourage star (he makes the show really) Jeremy Piven, aka Ari Gold of Entourage fame at a Microsoft Launch event yesterday and had a few moments to talk tech with him. The conversation quickly turned to our favorite topic... JS: What type of phone do you carry?JP: A BlackBerry Curve. It has a picture of my niece Pearl on it....

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Accessory Review: Seidio 1500mAh and 2600mAh Extended Batteries for the BlackBerry Curve

Make Your Curve Last All Day and Night and Day and Night and...  Let’s start this with a simple question… Are there any CrackBerry addicts out there??? I thought there might be a few. If any of you are like me, you are constantly on your CrackBerry; checking email, using BlackBerry Messenger, playing Brickbreaker… well you get the point. We just can’t put the thing down, and all that use...

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