No Resolution Offered After RIM's Meeting With Indian Officials

No Resolution Offered After RIM's Meeting With Indian Officials

Yesterday, RIM and Indian officials met to discuss the governments' security concerns that email sent via a BlackBerry device can't be traced or intercepted. From all of the news reports I've read thus far, it looks like there is no news of a resolution. But I'm not surprised. RIM appears to be standing firm on their stance that no 'master key' is available to decrypt messages sent from a...

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Desktop Manager 4.5 and 4.6 Screenshots

Desktop Manager 4.5 and 4.6 Screenshots

Another Great Week for Leaked Info in the BlackBerry World. We brought you a further glimpse of the BlackBerry flip phone codenamed KickStart, Ronen over at BerryReview brought pictures of Desktop Manager 4.5 and now our friends over at BlackBerrySync have brought images of Desktop Manager 4.6!  It seems 4.5 and 4.6 are visually much the same, with the big difference being 4.6's...

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BlackBerry Software Roundup for May 30th, 2008!

BlackBerry Software Roundup for May 30th, 2008!

Hard to believe June is almost here. To wrap up the month of May, this week we have a whole lot of new and updated titles for you to check out... So off we go, on to the BlackBerry Software Roundup for this week. This weeks' roundup includes: New BlackBerry Software: Loopt, MO-Call, QuickTask, Cubis Icon Theme, ShoZu, SMS Display ON, Twice! Updated BlackBerry Software: OS 4.6 BlackBerry...

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Plantronics Discovery 925 Bluetooth Headset

Look what arrived at ShopCrackBerry.com today! I first saw the Plantronics Discovery 925 Bluetooth Headset on display at the CTIA show in Las Vegas in April and have been eagerly awaiting its arrival ever since. Look for a full out CrackBerry Review in the near future, but in the meantime here are some of the features and specs of this fashion-conscious headset... FEATURES: VFrame...

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FREE TODAY ONLY: Aplus Video Converter!

FREE TODAY ONLY: Aplus Video Converter!

Normally priced at $39.95, it seems for today only at GiveAwayOfTheDay.com you can get your hands on a FREE Copy of the Aplus Video Converter. If you want to convert your movies to be viewable on your BlackBerry, you'll want to check this out. Can't argue on that price! If you're new to watching Videos on your BlackBerry, you'll want to check our BlackBerry 101 lecture on the subject....

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REAL Rogers Branded BlackBerry Bold Sighting

REAL Rogers Branded BlackBerry Bold Sighting

Back on May 13th we dropped word that Rogers posted the BlackBerry Bold on their website and that you could sign up to receive notificiation on its release. It seems that release may be sooner than later. Hands-on images popped up yesterday of a Rogers-branded BlackBerry Bold. Apparently this is still a pre-production unit, which makes sense as its not yet running a Rogers theme (which...

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Reminder: WES 2008 Schwag Giveaway - Enter Now!

Reminder: WES 2008 Schwag Giveaway - Enter Now!

Friendly Reminder: If you haven't registered for your chance to win in our WES 2008 Schwag Giveaway yet, you have until Saturday, May 31st to make your contest post. WES 2008 Schwag Giveaway Contest Details  Since it's WES Two Thousand and EIGHT, we have EIGHT great prizes up for grabs: 3 WES Schwag Packs - Each Schwag pack will consist of a Viigo bag packed with WES goodies: a PhoneTag t...

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Exclusive: The BlackBerry KickStart Flip Experience

[ Images Pulled By Request ] The BlackBerry KickStart is getting a little more REAL each and every day. Following up on yesterday's latest KickStart sighting, today we are bringing you an exclusive first look at the BlackBerry Flip Experience. Click on the images above to zoom in on all the details. From the slides you can see RIM is not sacrificing any of the BlackBerry experience on the...

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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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