BlackBerry Curve 8330 Face-Off: Sprint vs. Verizon Wireless

BlackBerry Curve 8330 Face-Off: Sprint vs. Verizon Wireless

Our friend Joanna shot this one over to us yesterday, and heck, we figured it was worthy of note here! It's a BlackBerry Curve 8330 Face-Off! The Sprint 8330 vs. the Verizon Wireless 8330. Who do you think will win??? Joanna tells us they spent all day comparing the devices, and they really did an excellent job. Great job guys! To see who wins the Face-Off, go ahead and click the link...

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Microsoft and RIM Bringing Windows Live Services to the BlackBerry

Microsoft and RIM Bringing Windows Live Services to the BlackBerry

Kevin is out at WES, but the news still keeps coming in fast and furious. I expect this week to be a doozy, with a whole lot of good stuff coming out of WES. Here's a quickie about Microsoft and RIM bringing Windows Live Services to the BlackBerry. Read the press after the jump! Press Release Microsoft and RIM to Bring Windows Live Services to BlackBerry Smartphone Customers...

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Click's Picks! BlackBerry Media Roundup 009 WES Edition

Click's Picks! BlackBerry Media Roundup 009 WES Edition

HOLY BLACKBERRYS, CRACKMAN! WES IS FINALLY HERE!! With WES 2008 kicking off today will RIM finally launch OS 4.5?! Will RIM make mention of any other new BBs in addition to the BlackBerry Bold?! Will RIM unbrick Kevin's 9000?! AND what does Click's Picks! WES Edition really mean?! Keep your eyes glued to CrackBerry.com to find out all this and more! BLACKBERRY WALLPAPERS Now for my top...

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Phone Different and The iPhone Blog Merge!

Phone Different and The iPhone Blog Merge!

BIG NEWS for our Smartphone Experts family today. While CrackBerry.com has become the most-trafficked BlackBerry-focused community website on the net, we have now upped our game for all of the Apple iPhone lovers out there (I'm not one of them, but apparently there's a few... to each his own I guess). The always popular The iPhone Blog has now joined the SPE community of smartphone...

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$150 Million BlackBerry Partners Fund Announced

Since it's WES Time, I'm gonna occassionally take the lazy approach and just give you the press release without any attempts at editorial prowess. Here goes! Press Release RIM, RBC and Thomson Reuters to Anchor a $150 Million BlackBerry Partners Fund Focused on Investing in Mobile Applications and ServicesNew fund to mark "mobile" as the new frontier TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May...

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Verizon Selling a Touchscreen Curve?!

Verizon Selling a Touchscreen Curve?!

Thanks to Will for sending this in. We'll call it CrackBerry Humor and chalk it up to an innocent oversight, but it is PRETTY FUNNY and kind of a silly/bad mistake for such a big company to make for such a long-awaited and in-demand device. I hope there's no new 8330 owners out there disappointed when they discover their Curve doesn't have a touchscreen. If you head over to Verizon's...

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BlackBerry Bold Officially Announced!

BlackBerry Bold Officially Announced!

[ See The BlackBerry Bold Review Series ] Well my friends, it looks like we were DEAD ON THE MONEY. At the stroke of midnight, all of those publications under embargo have now revealed their BlackBerry Bold posts to the world and the BlackBerryBold.com website has been made live! They've also redone the splash movie at BlackBerry.com to include the Bold. The Official Press Release is after the...

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CrackBerry @ WES: The Coverage Begins!

CrackBerry @ WES: The Coverage Begins!

WES 2008 Here I Come! We're only a day away from the start of RIM's annual show and I am pumped! WES 2007 was a blast and I can only imagine this year is going to be BIGGER & BOLDER than ever and we have some Great Coverage Planned! I have an early Monday morning flight booked out to Orlando, and as I type this on Sunday night I am EXTREMELY relieved to say I will actually be allowed to...

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BlackBerry Bold - Features and Specifications!

BlackBerry Bold - Features and Specifications!

[ BlackBerry Bold Review Series - Table of Contents ] What a Week! I brought you the web's first review of the pre-release BlackBerry 9000 (thanks eBay!), then I announced the 9000's new BlackBerry Bold name to world. Now it's time to BE BOLD and finish things off with the final release features & specs of the new BlackBerry Bold Smartphone. Much of following was known, and I'll skip...

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The BlackBerry 9000 Has a Name - the BlackBerry BOLD?!

The BlackBerry 9000 Has a Name - the BlackBerry BOLD?!

[ BlackBerry Bold Review Series - Table of Contents ] Update: We were right about the BlackBerry Bold name! Read the web's FIRST FULL REVIEW of the BlackBerry Bold 9000 here!  Hey BlackBerry Addicts, you heard it here First! As predicted, the BlackBerry 9000 will launch with a name to go along with the numbers, and that name is the BlackBerry BOLD. We've been speculating whether the...

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Podcast Episode 009 - BlackBerry 9000 Review Wrap Up!

Podcast Episode 009 - BlackBerry 9000 Review Wrap Up!

"You are now listening to CrackBerry.com, home of the #1 Podcast for BlackBerry Users (& Abusers!), with your hosts, the Addict and the Expert, Kevin Michaluk & Craig Johnston!" All good things come to an end, and so it is for our first on the net BlackBerry 9000 Review. Not to worry, all signs point to the BlackBerry 9000 being announced at WES next week. We have a good idea of...

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Foxy Brown Pleads Guilty to 1 Misdemeanor Charge in BlackBerry Assault

Foxy Brown Pleads Guilty to 1 Misdemeanor Charge in BlackBerry Assault

Remember this story from back in September of last year? Seems as though things are coming to a close in this case. Foxy Brown has entered a guilty plea in the assault case involving her using her BlackBerry as a weapon in an assault against a Brooklyn neighbor. What happened to 'love thy neighbor'? At any rate Brown has plead guilty to 1 misdemeanor charge of menacing. Yes, that's really...

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BlackBerry TV Commercial - Take 1

Here it is guys and gals, our favorite device is now featured in television commercials.  The commercial above premiered last night. You can also watch it right now on the splash page of BlackBerry.com. Love it? Hate it? Talk about it in the forums!!

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The Sprint 8330 Curve is Here! BUY IT NOW!!!!!!!!!!!

The Sprint 8330 Curve is Here! BUY IT NOW!!!!!!!!!!!

The wait is finally over, you can now BUY YOUR OWN SPRINT BLACKBERRY 8330 CURVE! Good job on the patience people...it was tough, but you all survived the crazy waiting games. Be sure to take a minute and say your farewells in the Sprint Curve 8330 Coming Soon thread... the Sprint 8330 Curve IS NOW HERE :-)

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BlackBerry 9000 Smartphone Review - Part IV - Eye Candy!

BlackBerry 9000 Smartphone Review - Part IV - Eye Candy!

[ BlackBerry Bold Review Series - Table of Contents ] Another Look at the BlackBerry Bold 9000  Just as I was about to wind down the BlackBerry 9000 Review series, BOOM... I stumble upon a gem (at 1:00am I might add). It seems there's more to the 9000 and OS4.6 than originally met my eye, and I just couldn't wait to show it to you. While all of the new Precision themes we have seen...

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BlackBerry Software Roundup for May 9th, 2008!

BlackBerry Software Roundup for May 9th, 2008!

A busy week this week in the world of BlackBerry Software. It seemed like each day there were 1 or 2 new titles popping up. That's all good in my books, and with WES inching ever closer, I'd expect the software news to keep rolling in fast and furious. This week I have included the following titles: New BlackBerry Software: Texas Hold'em Poker Odds Calculator for BlackBerry, Blue Wave Zen...

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Get BlackBerry Unite! (even if you are not on Bell!!!)

Get BlackBerry Unite! (even if you are not on Bell!!!)

Earlier today, Bell announced the availability of BlackBerry Unite! to its Canadian BlackBerry subscriber base. I dropped word of the news in our Carrier forums, but left it off the blogs as it would be hitting our Weekly Software Round Up Friday morning. HOWEVER...*news flash* it turns out the Bell-Canada copy of BlackBerry Unite will work even if you are on another Carrier. Sweet! I just...

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CrackBerry @ WES: Twitter, Flickr, Viigo, Podcasts, Live Blogging and More!

CrackBerry @ WES: Twitter, Flickr, Viigo, Podcasts, Live Blogging and More!

With all of the BlackBerry 9000 Review excitement this week, I almost forgot that RIM's BIG Show, WES 2008, starts Monday! I'll be on location in Orlando, Florida to cover the event. In addition to our standard blog post coverage, we have a few things up our sleeve to help bring WES directly to you. Similar to our recent CTIA Coverage, we'll make good use of the CrackBerry Twitter &...

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Sprint BlackBerry 8330 Curve Available Friday?!

Sprint BlackBerry 8330 Curve Available Friday?!

For the sake of all CrackBerrys who have been glued to the Sprint 8330 Curve Coming Soon thread, I HOPE this is true. A new ad surfaced in the CrackBerry forums yesterday (thanks The Beer!) yesterday that shows the 8330 Curve will be available for shipping on May 9th! The ad we saw last weekend nailed the 2-year contract price at $179.99. In this ad we see the off-contract price listed...

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BlackBerry 9000 Smartphone Review - Part III - OS4.6

BlackBerry 9000 Smartphone Review - Part III - OS4.6

[ BlackBerry Bold Review Series - Table of Contents ] Diving into the OS on the BlackBery Bold 9000  And I’m back with Part III of the web’s first BlackBerry 9000 Review. In this installment we will take a closer look at the BlackBerry 9000’s version 4.6 operating system. If you haven’t already, be sure to check out Part I and Part II which provide an overview of the BlackBerry...

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