Update: Rogers BlackBerry Roadmap

Update: Rogers BlackBerry Roadmap

One of our Rogers' birdies just came through for us with an update on the Canadian GSM carrier's BlackBerry roadmap.... BlackBerry Bold: Earlier this week we reported Corey's tip of a July 25th release date of the BlackBerry Bold on Rogers. This new, slightly conflicting information suggests that Friday, July 25th, is the date Rogers will fire off a press release announcing the Bold's...

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BlackBerry Bold Coming to T-Mobile Germany on July 21st

BlackBerry Bold Coming to T-Mobile Germany on July 21st

Our friends at BBNews are calling on a July 21st launch date for the BlackBerry Bold on T-Mobile Germany. Off contract price is said to be 550 Euros (~$860USD). Looks like I never paid a premium at all for the pre-release BlackBerry 9000 I bought on eBay! On contract pricing is said to range from 90 to 360 Euros depending on contract details/options chosen (seems like a BIG range).

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Happy Fourth of July!!!!!!!!!!!

Happy Fourth of July!!!!!!!!!!!

    To all our readers in America, Happy Fourth of July!!! Enjoy the sun, BBQ, beach, fireworks and fun with your friends and family! Keep Crack'n!!

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BlackBerry KickStart to sell on T-Mobile for $49.99?!

BlackBerry KickStart to sell on T-Mobile for $49.99?!

You may want to take this news with a grain of salt. I know the first time I heard this information I was skeptical. Then I heard it again, and again and again. And now that I've heard the same bit of news from multiple sources / informants / ninjas / tipsters / little birdies I can't help but believe it to be true. So to the best of my knowledge... the BlackBerry KickStart will sell on T-...

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Google Maps Offers Voice Recognition on BlackBerry

The team over at Google have updated their Google Maps app with voice recognition for Pearl users in the US. To use, just center the map on your location, then hold down the left side convenience key and speak a name or location. Google cautions that the service is still experimental and accuracy will improve over time, but they're using the same software that powers GOOG-411, so they've got...

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First Look at OEM BlackBerry Bold Accessories!

First Look at OEM BlackBerry Bold Accessories!

For those of us who have already made the decision to buy the BlackBerry Bold when it finally gets released, the next decision to contemplate is what accessories to buy! Take a look after the jump at the BlackBerry-brand accessories that will be available at launch! Staring at the pictures will help kill the time... I want my Bold already dammit!!! :-) BlackBerry Bold Accessories -...

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PlayStation 3 Theme: Now Available for BlackBerry Pearls!

PlayStation 3 Theme: Now Available for BlackBerry Pearls!

Earlier this week we posted on the new PlayStation 3 BlackBerry Theme by CS Designs, but at the time it was only available for BlackBerry Curve and 8800 series models. GOOD NEWS: BlackBerry Pearl users can now pick up the the PlayStation 3 theme for their Pearl 8100, 8110, 8120 or 8130 smartphones. Furthermore, Over The Air installation is now available for all versions of the PS3 theme...

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Indian Government Backing Down on Security Issue?

Indian Government Backing Down on Security Issue?

Color me confused. The latest in the Indian Government vs. RIM standoff has me puzzled beyond belief. The Indian Government has now stated that 'There is no threat from BlackBerry services'... And when asked if the Indian Government would give approval to companies that have applied to use BlackBerry services the Government responded: 'There is no permission needed for starting value added...

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Review: Swiss Mobility Lara Side Pouch for BlackBerry Pearl

Review: Swiss Mobility Lara Side Pouch for BlackBerry Pearl

And now for something completely different… To start, I’d like to thank my Wife for helping me with the review for this case, as it’s more her style than mine. She’s been searching high and low for a case that offers a little more style and femininity. When she recently decided to cross over to the dark side and join the BlackBerry ranks, she was less than impressed with the BlackBerry...

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BlackBerry Bold Wallpaper Gallery Added!

BlackBerry Bold Wallpaper Gallery Added!

In anticipation of the BlackBerry Bold launching on Rogers and Vodafone later this month (and AT&T hopefully early in August), we have gone ahead and added the 480 by 320 BlackBerry Bold wallpaper dimensions to CrackBerry.com's BlackBerry Wall Paper Maker and BlackBerry Wallpaper Gallery. Let's get at it CrackBerry Addicts! We need to have a BIG wallpaper gallery in place by the time...

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SplashMoney for BlackBerry Now Available!

SplashMoney for BlackBerry Now Available!

I know we have a bunch of Ex-Treo users on the site who will be very happy to read this news... SplashMoney for BlackBerry is now available! SplashMoney is a complete personal financial manager for handhelds and desktop computers that allows users to securely record transactions, track account balances, generate reports and budgets, and manage finances while on the go. SplashMoney...

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Steve Jobs Contemplates a Slider iPhone?!

Steve Jobs Contemplates a Slider iPhone?!

YES, I am a Photoshop Mock Up iSlider! Over at our sibling site TheiPhoneblog (affectionally referred to as TiPb, which fyi, tipb.com will direct you to the site as well), the word is that Steve Jobs is kicking around the idea of building an iPhone with a slide out keyboard. Here's the interesting part - more than just polling people on the idea, it seems there are actually a few prototype...

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iDEN BlackBerry 8350 Details

iDEN BlackBerry 8350 Details

YES...I AM a Photoshop Mock Up During the opening keynote session at CTIA Wireless 2008, Sprint's CEO Dan Hesse slid in a brief comment about the coming of a new iDEN BlackBerry to Sprint/Nextel. Our pal Jibi posted a few new tid-bits on what to expect: Model # is the 8350 so you can expect a Curve-like form factor Launch late in fiscal 2008, or early in 2009  Wi-Fi connectivity (802.11...

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Review: Ring2 Conferencing for BlackBerry

Review: Ring2 Conferencing for BlackBerry

It’s time for the monthly sales meeting. As your company has grown across the country, it isn’t easy for everyone to assemble under one roof. This can become quite frustrating. You may find yourself playing elementary school roll call, or dealing with a noisy background from someone who has dialed in.  Someone may put the call on hold or even not “show up.” In rare cases, you may even have...

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Blipsocial - Beta Testers Wanted!

Blipsocial - Beta Testers Wanted!

I just received an email from Rish looking for some beta-testing help from all of the CrackBerry Addicts out there... "We saw some of the great feedback your users have provided other beta products. We recently released a beta version of our BlackBerry product and would love to get some of the CrackBerry.com users to try it out and provide us with feedback. Can you help us get the...

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BlackBerry Thunder Rolls with OS4.7; Desktop Manager 4.7 Gets Ready in Anticipation

I wasn't the only one up late last night writing up some blog posts... it seems our bud Jibi posted a couple of new BlackBerry Thunder and 4.7 tid bits... the BlackBerry Thunder is definitely the BlackBerry 9500, features a 360 by 480 resolution screen (bigger than iPhone or iPhone 3G) and will be rolling with OS version 4.7 in likely preparation for the Thunder, Desktop Manager 4.7 has...

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Fireworks on your BlackBerry this 4th of July!

Fireworks on your BlackBerry this 4th of July!

Who doesn't love Fireworks or Free BlackBerry apps? The folks at Astraware just sent word letting us know their Free Fireworks application (aka screensaver) is now available for the BlackBerry: Astraware Fireworks is a simple FREE application, showing sequences of fireworks flying and exploding into the air. As 4th July is traditionally a time for fireworks and celebrations in the USA...

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BlackBerry Unite! Now Available to USA BB Users!

BlackBerry Unite! Now Available to USA BB Users!

In the RIM 1st Quarter Results conference call last week Jim Balsillie made mention that BlackBerry Unite! would soon be rolled out to the larger BlackBerry community and it looks like Jim's word is coming true... Those of you in the USA can can now visit BlackBerry.com to download BlackBerry Unite!. Previously you had to be on a Canadian IP to grab it. If you're not familiar with Unite...

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Farewell to the DevBerry Blog: MSG to RIM - Do Something!

Farewell to the DevBerry Blog: MSG to RIM - Do Something!

This post is a little depressing for me to write (as it may be for you to read), but it needs to be made...  After nearly a year of informative and insightful posts, the DevBerry blog has bid the blogosphere a final farewell. For those not familiar with the site, the no-nonsense articles posted by developer/author Neil Sainsbury have cut to the core of the BlackBerry development...

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Rogers iPhone vs. BlackBerry Rate Comparison

Rogers iPhone vs. BlackBerry Rate Comparison

  It must be Canada day. This will be the third CrackBerry.com post in a row for our Canadian readers. Two big things here... our buds at BBCool put together a couple of sweet charts comparing the least and most expensive data/voice plans for the the iPhone 3G and BlackBerry, based on the most recently announced BlackBerry data plans and iPhone 3G value packs. Check it out after the jump...

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