RIM Standing Firm on Promises to Protect BlackBerry Access

RIM Standing Firm on Promises to Protect BlackBerry Access

I reported yesterday that RIM was giving the Indian Government a no-go on direct access to decrypt BlackBerry messages sent from BlackBerry users within the country. It looks like they are standing firm on their position.  RIM has vowed to BlackBerry customers that they do not have any plans of giving in to the continuing demands of the Indian Government for access to messages as part of...

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How to Free Up Memory on your BlackBerry Smartphone

How to Free Up Memory on your BlackBerry Smartphone

So you’ve downloaded ringtones and themes.  You have loads of messages and call logs.  And you ask?  Why is my Berry so slow?  And then one day you wake up and POOF!  You notice all your call logs and messages have been deleted.  So you rush over to your PC and start to search the forums, only to find out you have a memory leak.  Your valuable device memory has been eaten up, and as every good...

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Read CrackBerry.com and Win Stuff!!!

Read CrackBerry.com and Win Stuff!!!

I like receiving these kinds of emails... A while back CrackBerry.com had an article about T-Mobile giving away 1,000 new Pearl 8120’s. All you had to do was fill out the give away form and wait for a response. Well, just like others did I’m sure, I filled out the form on the “off chance” I might be one of the lucky ones. I’m here to say, I was one of the lucky ones!!! Two weeks ago I...

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Media Studio for BlackBerry Updated

Media Studio for BlackBerry Updated

The BlackBerry Bold hasn't even hit the market yet, but it's good to see software publishers are already getting set for its release. Makayama Media has just announced version 2.0 of their Media Studio for BlackBerry software: Version 2.0 supports the new high-resolution display of the Bold, which allows fullscreen viewing of widescreen DVD content. On previous BlackBerry Smartphones...

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Introducing the Cubis Icon Theme for BlackBerry

Introducing the Cubis Icon Theme for BlackBerry

Our friend John from GadgetBean has released his latest premium BlackBerry theme, Cubis. Currently available in Icon format for the BlackBerry 8700, Curve and 8800 series, the theme was inspired by, you guessed it, the popular brain game Cubis! I just installed it and am McLovin' it! Like all of John's themes, Cubis is very clean and easy to read/use. You can pick up the Cubis theme for $7...

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Unlimited BlackBerry Data Hits Canada - $30/Mo. on Bell

Unlimited BlackBerry Data Hits Canada - $30/Mo. on Bell

Good News for all the Hardcore BlackBerry Addicts on Bell in Canada today... effective immediately: Bell clients can do more things in more places, using new features that offer unlimited access to personal email, the Internet, and popular Instant Messenger applications.  For only $30 per month, clients can enjoy unlimited personal email, Internet and BlackBerry Messenger or Windows...

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BlackBerry KickStart - Some REAL Eyecandy

BlackBerry KickStart - Some REAL Eyecandy

We have seen restroom pictures and marketing phamplet pictures and now the Boy Genius has posted yet another shot of the BlackBerry KickStart clamshell... this one shows the KickStart smartphone in Black and looking pretty "final form". It looks like the BlackBery Bold's guitar fret inspired separators have made it onto the SureType keyboard (looks sweet - I hope RIM gives the...

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Software Review: FREE BlackBerry Wallet Application

Software Review: FREE BlackBerry Wallet Application

What’s in your wallet? Have too many passwords and gift cards than you can handle? Find that your MemoPad isn’t secure enough to hold your logins for work? Love to have credit card info handy for online shopping without sitting on a thick wallet? What you need is a secure database at your fingertips. Welcome to a short series of reviews regarding secured applications on your BlackBerry...

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Five Reasons Why a Touch Screen BlackBerry Would Be Great for RIM--And Four It Could Be a Big Mistake

Speculation over a possible touch screen BlackBerry from Research In Motion (RIM) has been bouncing around the Web for years.  Smartphones and PDAs from Palm, one of RIM's biggest rivals, all had touch screens in the past, and the feature was one of the major differentiators between BlackBerrys and Treos.  If you preferred touch screens, you probably went with a Palm Pilot, Treo or a...

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MiuTunes 2.1.0 Final Release Now Available!

MiuTunes 2.1.0 Final Release Now Available!

Good News for Everyone who has been eagerly awaiting the Final Release of MiuTunes... it's HERE! You can now pick it up for $29.95 from ShopCrackBerry.com and a Free Trial is available. If you're not familiar with this awesome new Music Player for the BlackBerry, be sure to read the Overview of MiuTunes Beta written up by Bla1ze and watch this Video Tour.

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Cellet Executive Case for the BlackBerry Curve

Cellet Executive Case for the BlackBerry Curve

Here is a new flip top style case for you Curve users. Introducing the Cellet Executive Case for the BlackBerry Curve series. This elegant case is made of black leather and includes a sleeper magnet. It also contains a storage pouch on the inside to allow the users to keep a credit card or driver’s license with them. The case shipped in a very nice plastic packaging. Once I located a...

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RIM to Indian Government: 'Talk to the Hand'

RIM to Indian Government: 'Talk to the Hand'

In a turn of events today, RIM has decided to NOT allow the Indian Government backdoor access to their enterprise email system. RIM has notified the Indian government today, so it should be interesting to see what the exact fallout is at this point. Good on RIM for standing up for themselves. RIM noted that the BlackBerry email system is designed to exclude any kind of third party access....

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Research in Motion #3 on the Business Week Info Tech 100

Research in Motion #3 on the Business Week Info Tech 100

More external validation for RIM telling the world what all us CrackBerrys already know... that Research in Motion and the BlackBerry brand are kicking butt! Business Week has released their Info Tech 100 list for 2008, and RIM has moved up from #11 to the #3 position, following up behind Amazon and Apple. The list looks at a a company's revenue, revenue growth, return on equity,...

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Memorial Day Weekend - No CrackBerry Podcast

Hey Everyone! If you're reading this and are located in the good ole US of A, I hope you're having an enjoyable Memorial Day long weekend thus far. In honor of the holiday, Craig and I decided we would take it easy this weekend and not record a CrackBerry.com Podcast. There wasn't too much in the way of new news this past week and we did record THREE podcasts while at WES, so we figured...

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Click's Picks! BlackBerry Media Roundup 010

Click's Picks! BlackBerry Media Roundup 010

With WES 2008 in the books and the BlackBerry Bold frenzy easing up just a bit, it is time once again for your weekly dose of Click's Picks! This week I had a LOT of help in the wallpaper department from a guest that most should know!... BLACKBERRY WALLPAPERS Like I was saying my picks this week come from AntiAndy! He has so kindly made everyone some AWESOME looking CB wallpapers!! So I...

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BlackBerry Remote Stereo Gateway Only $49.95!

BlackBerry Remote Stereo Gateway Only $49.95!

Been eyeing up the BlackBerry Remote Stereo Gateway? NOW IS THE TIME TO BUY. It retails for $89.99 at ShopBlackBerry.com, but at ShopCrackBerry.com our already low price of $69.95 has been further SLASHED to just $49.95! If you're not familiar with the BBRSG, it allows you to wirelessly listen to music from your stereo-Bluetooth equipped BlackBerry over your home sound system. You can...

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Iron Man and Indiana Jones are BlackBerry Users!

Iron Man and Indiana Jones are BlackBerry Users!

The Two Big Stars of the Two Biggest Movies in theatres right now are BlackBerry Users! It's good to see that both Robert Downey Jr. (Iron Man) and Harrison Ford (Indiana Jones) are currently rocking BlackBerry Curves! I'm sure most of HollyWood will be following in John Mayer's footsteps and switching up to BlackBerry Bolds soon. We also have a bunch of free Iron Man Wallpapers and...

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BlackBerry Software Roundup for May 23rd, 2008!

BlackBerry Software Roundup for May 23rd, 2008!

What a week. I think the WES hangover is still in effect and some of us are still 'coming down'. Anyone else out there jones-ing for a new BOLD? This week there's lots of new, updated and cool BlackBerry Software to check, so lets get started! New BlackBerry Software: xFit: Fitness on Your BlackBerry, MediaPOP for Audio & Video Attachments, Indiana Jones Game, Babe Blocks for...

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BlackBerry Roadmap: Eyecandy Slides to Drool At!

BlackBerry Roadmap: Eyecandy Slides to Drool At!

Our buds at BBCool got their hands on some BlackBerry Roadmap Slides, and while most of the information is old hat there are a couple of things to get excited about, including new Premium BlackBerry Wired Headphones (due out this summer) and a screenshot of BlackBerry Media Sync transfering iTunes music onto a BlackBerry Bold. There's also a good shot of what web pages rendered on the...

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Indian Government Gets the OK From RIM To Monitor BlackBerry Network

Indian Government Gets the OK From RIM To Monitor BlackBerry Network

The saga continues?... or perhaps it is coming to an end. News came out today that RIM has backed down and will be allowing the Indian government to monitor the BlackBerry network in India. The only concession RIM received from the Indian government was a promise that it won't be held liable if there's a leak of users' personal information. A promise? I certainly hope it's more iron-clad than...

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