AT&T to Change BlackBerry Email Addresses

AT&T to Change BlackBerry Email Addresses

Have an AT&T/Cingular BlackBerry? Get ready for a change. Come October, AT&T will begin changing their @mycingular.blackberry.net addresses to @att.blackberry.net. I'd say it's a welcomed change! If this applies to you, your existing address will forward to your new address through March, 2008. [ via BG ] But if you're a REAL CrackBerry addict, you shouldn't be giving this address out...

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AT&T Rockin' the BlackBerry Curve in Titanium and Red?

AT&T Rockin' the BlackBerry Curve in Titanium and Red?

Looks like T-Mobile isn't the only one stepping up to the plate with color variations on our favorite BlackBerry devices.... Rumor has it that AT&T will not only be launching the new BlackBerry Curve 8310 (with GPS) on October 4th, but that this new Curve will be available in a new color! That's right, starting next month you'll be able to choose from the classic 'Titanium', plus a new...

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Review: Aliph Jawbone Bluetooth Headset

Review: Aliph Jawbone Bluetooth Headset

Stunning Design, Customizable Fit and Ambient Noise Canceling Technology The Aliph Jawbone Headset is a truly unique design. It curves to match the outline of your face. On top of that you can get a truly custom fit with the included earbuds and earloops. Aliph claims to have amazing military-grade 'Noise Shield' technology (Developed by DARPA – The Defense Advanced Research Projects...

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BES and BIS: What's the Difference?

BES and BIS: What's the Difference?

Morning Class! We'll skip roll call, but I do have two quick announcements to make... First, we're going to have a guest instructor today, and second, we are going to have TWO classes this week!!! I received a ton of overwhelmingly positive feedback on our first BlackBerry 101 lecture, Why BlackBerry?, and also received the request from several readers to dive into more detail on two terms that...

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Friday News Roundup: Busy Week for RIM!

Friday News Roundup: Busy Week for RIM!

A Friday morning recap of some of the things going on in the world of RIM/BlackBerry this week. Headlines after the Jump! 1. Rogers 8310 Launches - That's right, RIM gave the Canadians a GPS-enabled Curve before those living South of the Border. Available as of September 11th. 2. Built for BlackBerry - RIM launched a Built for BlackBerry website (though it's built for your PC). Nice...

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Review: Jabra JX10 Series II Bluetooth Headset

Review: Jabra JX10 Series II Bluetooth Headset

Small, Stylish, and Sophisticated I have been looking for a new Bluetooth headset for quite sometime, and I decided to see if the Jabra JX10 Series II for $79.95 would fit the bill. It arrived in a sleek black and yellow box, with a round window opening that displayed the exciting new toy I was about to test out. I was pleasantly surprised with the Jabra’s compact size. The color could be...

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The BoeingBerry Project - BlackBerrys Help Deaf Employees Communicate At Winnipeg Boeing Plant

No blogs from me yesterday as I spent the better part of it in airports and on airplanes as I traveled home to Winnipeg from Florida (where I got to hangout with the awesome Smartphone Experts team for a few days). But even though BlackBerry representation was one Winnipegger short for a day, a fitting made-in-Winnipeg BlackBerry story hit the news... Marty Rabu, a tooling technician at a...

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3 New BlackBerry Pearl Colors Available From T-Mobile

3 New BlackBerry Pearl Colors Available From T-Mobile

Today we were tipped (Thanks kasperapd!) that T-Mobile is now offering 3 new colors for the BlackBerry Pearl... So, I went and checked it out, and what do you know, there they are! You can grab a pearl from T-Mobile in white, blue, red, gold and the traditional black right now. All models are available from their website. The gold is looking mighty nice... Maybe I'll pick one up for myself :...

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Foxy Brown Sentenced to Jail After BlackBerry Attack

Foxy Brown Sentenced to Jail After BlackBerry Attack

In the 'what was I thinking?' category we have an update for you about pregnant hip-hop star Foxy Brown, a.k.a. Inga Marchand. (click here to read our previous story) She has now been sentenced to one year in jail by a New York City judge. Why? Because she violated her probation by lying to police about her name and address during a traffic stop AND for allegedly attacking a neighbor with her...

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T-Mobile Tweaks BIS Data Plans For Email Junkies

T-Mobile Tweaks BIS Data Plans For Email Junkies

T-Mobile will soon be offering a $10 per month package that will give you email access alone. This is great news for those of you that don't surf the web on your Berry. If email is all you need, then you'll want to hook up with this deal (Provided you're with T-Mobile). Frankly I'm surprised it has taken this long for a plan like this to emerge. I'm sure the other carriers will follow suit...

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It's Official! BlackBerry Pearl 8130 Coming to Sprint Q4

It's Official! BlackBerry Pearl 8130 Coming to Sprint Q4

Looks like the folks at Engadget got their hands on Sprint's 4th quarter phone line up, and there's good news for Sprint BlackBerry users - the BlackBerry Pearl 8130 is a coming!! We knew it was coming, but it's great to finally see this on official Sprint letterhead. :) Back in early August leaked slides finally provided visual proof of the long-rumored Pearl 2. And in mid August we ran...

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It's a Good Thing! Martha Stewart is a Certified CrackBerry

It's a Good Thing! Martha Stewart is a Certified CrackBerry

I just came across this photo from August 27th of Martha Stewart at the Opening Ceremonies of the 2007 U.S. Open in New York and just had to post it. While Anna Wintour (sitting behind) actually takes in the festivities, Martha remains in the 'CrackBerry Prayer' position and keeps her priorities straight and focuses on her BlackBerry. It's interesting to see she uses the index finger approach...

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WICKSoft Mobile Documents Released!

WICKSoft Mobile Documents Released!

WICKSoft has just announced the latest release of their mobile document access (MDA) suite for the BlackBerry, WICKSoft Mobile Documents. CrackBerry.com loyalists will remember we named WICKSoft and their MDA app as the Winner of the CrackBerry.com BEST of WES 2007 "NO BRAINER" Award. WICKSoft Mobile Documents (formerly called PocketVPN) allows users to securely view, email, fax, download...

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Lecture 1: Why BlackBerry?

Lecture 1: Why BlackBerry?

Welcome to Class! No falling asleep!! We’re going back to basics for the first few lectures, so if you’re already a certified CrackBerry you may want to come back in a week or two when things get real hands on. But for those of you who are contemplating jumping aboard the smartphone bandwagon or are thinking about making a change to a different smartphone manufacturer, this lecture is for YOU...

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Jim Cramer on RIMM Latest Acquisition Rumors

Jim Cramer on RIMM Latest Acquisition Rumors

We all heard this week another crazy rumor about Research In Motion. This time, Microsoft was supposed to acquire the BlackBerry device maker. In an entertaining interview, Jim Cramer says Microsoft would ruin Research In Motion if an acquisition were to happen. Cramer obviously did not believe the latest rumor and claimed RIM was “incredibly overvalued on a takeover basis” but believes it is...

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BlackBerry Email Outage, All Carriers... AGAIN?!?!

BlackBerry Email Outage, All Carriers... AGAIN?!?!

**Update** - BIS back to normal! Click Here for Full Up to the Minute Coverage. That's right, for the second time this year BlackBerry Users across North America are enduring problems with their email service. The outage/delays appear to be affecting BlackBerry BIS subscribers to varying degrees on all North American Carriers. At this point no time frame for resolution has been given....

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SPICE Up Your Weekend...Ringtones for your BlackBerry!

SPICE Up Your Weekend...Ringtones for your BlackBerry!

If you haven't checked out CrackBerry.com's free user-contributed Ringtone Gallery yet, you're missing out! We've made it easy to browse/preview ringtones and get them on your phone (just put in your blackberry's email address and the url to the tone gets delivered straight to your berry for easy installation). You can browse by Genre, Artist, Album, Title or use the Search Box on the top...

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RIM & Rogers Announce BlackBerry Curve 8310 Smartphone

We knew we were right, and now it's official. Research in Motion and Rogers today announced the release of the BlackBerry Curve 8310 Smartphone in Canada. And when can you roll into a Rogers outlet to get your hands on this GPS-enabled beauty??? drumroll please .... Tuesday, September 11th! Click Here for the Full Press Release & Details  Sep 07, 2007 08:00 ETRogers and RIM Introduce...

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BlackBerry Rogers 8310r is HERE!!! Pricing and Specs...

BlackBerry Rogers 8310r is HERE!!! Pricing and Specs...

That didn't take long! It looks like the Rogers BlackBerry Curve with GPS has officially launched and is now available for Rogers outlets and retailers to begin distributing! Thanks yet again to our Rogers tipster (he's becoming a regular!) for getting us the 8310 Launch Release and Handset Launch Reference Tool .pdfs. He told us yesterday that "8310R" had shown up on Rogers order screens but...

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Rogers BlackBerry 8310r...any day/week now

Rogers BlackBerry 8310r...any day/week now

Yesterday afternoon I received an email from our regular Rogers tipster informing me the BlackBerry 8310r was now present on his ordering system (which it was not there the day before) and that the pricing was slotted in at the same rate as the 8300. This was our tipster's first glimpse of '8310r', with no other internal correspendence or announcements made about the GPS-enabled 8310r yet, so he...

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