Review: SplashShopper for BlackBerry

Review: SplashShopper for BlackBerry

The work week has just begun and I already can't wait for it come to a close! Yet even when I leave the office on a Friday, the weekend doesn't begin just then. I still have a lot to do before I get home. I have to drive over to the grocery store to pick up stuff for dinner. But which store, and how much does everything cost? Oh, then it's off to the dry cleaners. Was I supposed to pick up...

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Troubleshooting Common Issues

Troubleshooting Common Issues

Everyday BlackBerry users come across problems.  Most times they turn to Google (repeat troubleshooters head straight to CrackBerry.com!) to hunt down some quick answers.  In hopes of making BlackBerry users more independent, this lesson should help you diagnose your own problems, and take some steps in attempt to resurrect your issues on your own.  Problems ranges from the simple: not receiving...

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Podcast Episode 021: CTIA Recap & More!

Podcast Episode 021: CTIA Recap & More!

Last week was a big one for BlackBerry Nation! CTIA 2008 brought forth a ton of news from Research in Motion with several devices and partnerships for apps/services being announced. But the BIGGEST story of the week never came from CTIA, rather, from the masked Brew Ninja, who published a video clip containing a quick walk through of RIM's upcoming touchscreen smartphone. We...

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VZW BlackBerry Storm to be Announced on Monday?

VZW BlackBerry Storm to be Announced on Monday?

The net is buzzing today with word that Verizon is set to "announce" the BlackBerry Storm this Monday, September 15th, with sales targeted to begin on November 1st (will believe it when the device is in my hands that day!). This news comes via an internal email that's been floating around Verizon Wireless featuring the image above (notice the Stormy clouds in the background and the...

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Bplay Themes and Games for your BlackBerry Bold!

Bplay Themes and Games for your BlackBerry Bold!

Reflex 2.0 Theme for the BlackBerry Bold There's nothing more fun than buying a just-released BlackBerry smartphone, and there's nothing more annoying than having to wait for applications to become available for it! With the BlackBerry Bold featuring a new operating system and new screen dimension, it can take some time before our existing favorite apps, games and themes are fully...

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More Pre-Release BlackBerrys Appear on eBay

More Pre-Release BlackBerrys Appear on eBay

After word of a BlackBerry Javelin popped up on eBay, I was eager to see what else I could find floating around in the online auction world. Could there be any more pre-release devices for realz, or a bunch for shamz? Read On for my adventures! I wasn't expecting to find much, but it took only a few clicks to turn up a total of two BlackBerry Javelin's, five Blackberry Thunders and a...

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3 New T-Mobile Pearl 8120 Colors Coming October 15th

3 New T-Mobile Pearl 8120 Colors Coming October 15th

Back on August 8th BlackBerryNews reported that T-Mobile would soon be launching three new colors of BlackBerry Pearl in the months ahead. The original rumored colors were Tahitian Green, Inidigo and Light Blue. Today the rumor got an update, with the BoyGenius bringing word that the three new colors, now going by the names of Frost, Black Emerald and Indigo will launch on October 15th...

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Download Viigo Beta 3 - CrackBerry Edition Today!

Download Viigo Beta 3 - CrackBerry Edition Today!

It's here! Viigo has just released the 3rd public beta of Viigo Project Tango, and we have it ready for you to download, complete with CrackBerry.com branding. When we first announced Viigo - CrackBerry.com Editon, we became the fastest distribution point of all time in Viigo's partner network, driving more downloads of this awesome FREE app than anybody else (we even knocked off the...

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CTIA 2008: BlackBerry News Galore On Day 2

CTIA 2008: BlackBerry News Galore On Day 2

Their was lots of news coming out of the RIM camp from CTIA 2008 yesterday. In total, 5 Press Releases came out regarding some new and exciting things for our beloved BlackBerry devices, some of which came seemingly out of no where and had to be unexpected by most people who were not informed of the recent partnerships ahead of time. Yesterday saw partnerships announced with TiVo, MySpace...

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BlackBerry Software Roundup for September 12th, 2008!

BlackBerry Software Roundup for September 12th, 2008!

Another busy week. CTIA is wrapping up, and there was lots of new and exciting titles in the BlackBerry software world. Covered this week are: New BlackBerry Software: Google Mobile App, Wheel of Fortune Deluxe and Jeopardy Deluxe, e-Mobile Contacts, Zkout Beta, BINGO! for BlackBerry, Market Simplified, AIM & ICQ Updated BlackBerry Software: Upvise 1.9, PocketDay 5.4, KeePass 1.1.7....

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Bla1ze's Picks! BlackBerry Media Roundup 021

Bla1ze's Picks! BlackBerry Media Roundup 021

Hey everybody, hope everyone is enjoying all the CTIA news..lots of cool things coming in the way of BlackBerry. It seems like it's only getting better for us all in the BlackBerry world, with lots of new apps and devices coming our way, and I'm sure there is more to come... in the meantime enjoy this weeks picks. BLACKBERRY WALLPAPERS Lot's of cool wallpapers for you all this week,...

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CTIA 2008: Jim Balsillie Keynote Live Blog!

CTIA 2008: Jim Balsillie Keynote Live Blog!

Well that was fun! CrackBerry.com's first ever live blog went off without a hitch. Big thanks to Dieter who was on the keynote floor typing furiously, and a huge thanks to the over 2,000 CrackBerry Addicts who tuned into the feed. We hope none of you lost your jobs in the process! :) We were hoping for some BIG device announcements (to chants of storm Storm STORM!!!) which didn't come (...

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Even More BlackBerry Javelin Photos Emerge

Even More BlackBerry Javelin Photos Emerge

In case you are contemplating tossing a bid at the BlackBerry Javelin that's up for grabs on eBay, we have some more photos for you that nicely show off the device you *could* own in less than seven days from now (don't forget to add a day or two for shipping before it's actually in your hands). And if you're not making a bid (that would make you a normal person!), these are still some...

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BlackBerry Javelin on eBay!

BlackBerry Javelin on eBay!

Wow... the trifecta. First a Bold appeared on eBay, then a KickStart (err.. Pearl 8220) and now an unlocked BlackBerry Javelin has surfaced. The prices seem to be going up each time around too... I picked up the BlackBerry Bold at a Buy it Now price of GBP399 (just under $800USD). When bidding was done on the KickStart it sold for $1,725USD. Bidding on the Javelin opens at $899.99USD and am...

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CTIA 2008: Live Shots of the Pearl 8220 in RED!

CTIA 2008: Live Shots of the Pearl 8220 in RED!

Dieter strikes again for CrackBerry Nation. He just sent us in live pics of the newly announced BlackBerry Pearl 8220 in RED, along with confirmation that T-Mobile will be launching the device with both Black and Red variations available. Hopefully we'll see even more colors come online, as was demonstrated in the KickStart's original leaked marketing images back in May. More pics after...

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Google Mobile App for BlackBerry... Get It!

Google Mobile App for BlackBerry... Get It!

  We just got an email from Google's Communications team checking to make sure we saw their latest post on the Google Mobile Blog, announcing today's launch of the Google Mobile App for BlackBerry. To download the free app, visit m.google.com on your BlackBerry's Browser. Once installed, you'll have much faster access to Google services, including Maps, Gmail, News and more. Google Mobile...

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CTIA 2008: BlackBerry Pearl 8220 Photo Gallery

CTIA 2008: BlackBerry Pearl 8220 Photo Gallery

Big thanks to Dieter again for grabbing us some photos from RIM's BlackBerry booth at the CTIA 2008 Wireless & Entertainment show. After the jump you'll find more shots of RIM's new BlackBerry Pearl 8220 flip phone as well as some comparison shots between it and the new BlackBerry Bold. CTIA 2008 BlackBerry Pearl 8220 Gallery

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CTIA 2008: Quick Flick of the BlackBerry Pearl 8220

Our pal Dieter just grabbed some snaps and a quick video capture of the just-announced BlackBerry Pearl 8220 flip phone live from RIM's booth at CTIA in San Fran. The clip above is for all you who wish you could be there. I'll resize some of the photos and post shortly. It looks like our pre-release "KickStart" was in pretty final form, so if you're looking for some more hands-on info and...

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Sprint / Nextel BlackBerry 8350i Officially Announced!

Sprint / Nextel BlackBerry 8350i Officially Announced!

CTIA week always means lots of news and press releases, and it looks like SPRINT is getting some love this week with the official announcement of the Sprint/Nextel iDen BlackBerry Curve 8350i Smartphone. No pricing or launch date has been stated yet... but at least we "officially" now know it's coming. Press Release after the jump! PRESS RELEASE Sprint to Deliver Industry-Leading...

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Hump Day Celebrity BB Sightings. Warning: HOT!!!

Hump Day Celebrity BB Sightings. Warning: HOT!!!

Time for another Hump Day (err..Wednesday) edition of Celebrity BlackBerry Sightings. The CrackBerry community has been doing a great job of sending images in. Keep them coming! This week we have a shots from the Verizon Pink BlackBerry Curve 8330 Curve party that was held back on August 27th in LA, as well as a few other out and about candids. We've got Kim Kardashian, Stacy Keibler,...

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