The Queen's CrackBerry Christmas Message 2008

The Queen's CrackBerry Christmas Message 2008

Back in August 2007 I posted that Queen Elizabeth joined the BlackBerry club. The Queen has been loving her device and today she sends her Christmas 2008 Message to CrackBerry Nation. Click the image above to watch and enjoy the address! Thanks Teddy for getting word to us on this..

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Wikipedia Mobile Version Launched...Err..Discovered!

Wikipedia  Mobile Version Launched...Err..Discovered!

The massively popular online encyclopedia service Wikipedia actually has a "mobile" version! For the longest time before picking up my Bold I was frequently using a site called WAPedia to feed my need for information. Now many reports have posed this as being a new service, but since its original posting over at MicroPersuasion, it has now been realized that the site has been there since at...

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Video Proof: BlackBerry App Suite Running on WinMob

Update - Ronen posted more details. We have them after the jump! * This isn't the best video footage I have ever seen, but it does qualify as proof that the images we saw yesterday of the BlackBerry Application Suite running on an Windows Mobile powered HTC Touch Pro were legit. Ahh..if only this were officially available right now. This round of the Smartphone Round Robin has me...

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AP Mobile News For BlackBerry Storm!

AP Mobile News For BlackBerry Storm!

One of the best applications for your BlackBerry is the Associated Press mobile news app. So with that being said, a quick look through the BlackBerry Storm forums reveals that yes indeed there is a version of this application that available for Storm devices which should be great news for all you new Storm owners out there. (thanks chrisb!) The application can be downloaded at the AP...

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Telus Unleashes 4.5 OS for 8330 & 8130 Devices!

Maybe this was caught up in the hysteria of getting the new BlackBerry Storm out the doors of Telus shops around Canada, but as of now you can grab the 4.5 OS update for the BlackBerry 8330 and 8130 from Telus' BlackBerry downloads page. The official release being offered is that of application version 4.5.0.77. Sadly though, the BlackBerry 8830 was left out of the update which seems to be the...

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AT&T Launches BlackBerry Curve 8320

AT&T Launches BlackBerry Curve 8320

Press Release Hot BlackBerry Curve 8320 Warms the Cold Winter Blues With Seamless, Free Wi-Fi Hotspot Access From AT&T New BlackBerry Curve 8320 Builds on Popular BlackBerry Platform Features With Integrated Wi-Fi Capabilities DALLAS, TEXAS and WATERLOO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 16, 2008) - AT&T is turning up the heat with the ever-popular BlackBerry(R) Curve(TM)...

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Win a $250 Shopping Spree from ShopCrackBerry.com!

Win a $250 Shopping Spree from ShopCrackBerry.com!

Send your CrackBerry Book proof of purchase in to contest@crackberrybook.com before the end of the year and you'll be entered to win a $250 accessory shopping spree from ShopCrackBerry.com!! Still looking for that perfect stocking stuff for the BlackBerry user in your life? Look no further than our new book CRACKBERRY: True Tales of BlackBerry Use and Abuse!   Every BlackBerry user will be...

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BlackBerry OS Shows Up On...Windows Mobile!?!

BlackBerry OS Shows Up On...Windows Mobile!?!

Finally, all the Windows Mobile users over at WMExperts can rejoice!! (I kid, I kid). Anyone remember a little while back when RIM said it was working on a virtualization suite for Windows Mobile which would essentially "create" the BlackBerry OS on WinMob devices? Yes? No? Kinda? A refresher can be found on RIM's site. This suite has never made an appearance though... until now that is!...

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Real World Series - In CrossBar, Today Plus & Custom L !!

Real World Series - In CrossBar, Today Plus & Custom L !!

One of the best selling business themes in the ShopCrackBerry Store got an update recently as John from JC Designs took the time to recreate all the icons for the Bold series device as well as added some nice new touches to make it absolutely awesome. Not only one version came from this venture but three new versions have been released. We have Today Plus, Custom L and the ever popular "...

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The Hockey News Application Gets an Update!

The Hockey News Application Gets an Update!

Here's some news for all you Hockey-loving BlackBerry fans out there. The Hockey News application for BlackBerry devices has seen a great update recently and I have to say this is a really, really nice update. This is NOT your typical launcher application that just simply redirects you too the mobile version of the site. No folks, this is a really nice application with a great UI that looks...

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In These Tough Economic Times... RIM Still Hiring!!

In These Tough Economic Times... RIM Still Hiring!!

Times are tough these days for all companies out there, with layoffs coming from just about all the major players in every sector of business. Yet RIM seems to be a shining light amongst the crowd. The Financial Post is reporting that RIM is seeking out 1,250 new employees to be spread across all their locations from Australia to the USA, with the majority of these new employees hired to be...

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FREE CrackBerry.com Berry Holiday Theme!

FREE CrackBerry.com Berry Holiday Theme!

Just in time for the holidays, and in honor of recently reaching the 500,000 member milestone, we've got a special gift for all of our CrackBerry.com members, readers and friends... a free CrackBerry.com Holiday BlackBerry Theme! Our creative pal Zach over at ZManThemes built this festive Berry Holiday theme. It features a double zen layout which puts lots of shortcuts on the...

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Podcast Episode 026: Follow Up and Fall Out!

Podcast Episode 026: Follow Up and Fall Out!

Surprise, Surprise! And here all you CrackBerry podcast listeners were thinking that since we recorded an episode last week it would be mid-January before we got to recording another. Wrong! Within an hour of posting up my Round Robin iPhond 3G review Craig and I jumped on the air to record Episode 026 for all our podcast faithful. This show is very much a follow-up show....

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Round Robin Review: CrackBerry on the Ahh Frak Phone 3G

Round Robin Review: CrackBerry on the Ahh Frak Phone 3G

A First Class Gadget, but it Still Lacks the Crack! [ This is an official Smartphone Round Robin post! Every day you reply to an official Round Robin blog post or forum thread on CrackBerry.com, you automatically gain an entry ballot for a chance to win a BlackBerry Bold, Spare Bold Battery, and Case Mate Second Skin! If you somehow still don't know what this is all about, visit...

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Sprint Launches BlackBerry Curve 8350i

Sprint Launches BlackBerry Curve 8350i

Press Release Sprint Launches BlackBerry Curve 8350i for Customers Wanting the Most Advanced Push-to-Talk BlackBerry Smartphone Ever First push-to-talk BlackBerry smartphone with built-in Wi-Fi and Group Connect demonstrates Sprint's firm commitment to the Nextel National Network OVERLAND PARK, KANSAS and WATERLOO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 15, 2008) - Responding to the requests of...

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OtterBox Defender For BlackBerry Curve Review!!

OtterBox Defender For BlackBerry Curve Review!!

[ This BlackBerry Accessory Review comes to you via our Community Reviews Forum and was written by CrackBerry member yester18. Be sure to post your BlackBerry Smartphone, Accessory and Software reviews in our Community Reviews forum! If promoted to the blogs you'll receive a $20 coupon to ShopCrackBerry.com! Click Here for more details. ]  Hey all! Yester18 here. If you're looking for a...

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Victoria Secret Fashion Show 2008 Video!!

Victoria Secret Fashion Show 2008 Video!!

Here is a little something to cure those Monday blahs, that I just couldn't help myself but post. The Victoria's Secret 2008 Fashion Show was well under way recently and of course got aired on tv. Remember all you couples out there the holidays are nearing and I think Victoria's secret is that if you shop in her stores, you'll be picking up something you both can enjoy ;) To download,...

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Awesome New Utility - WICKSoft LinkWorks!

Awesome New Utility - WICKSoft LinkWorks!

Best known in the BlackBerry enterprise game for their Mobile Documents solution, the crew over at WICKSoft have just released a super-handy utility for the BlackBerry. WICKSoft LinkWorks isn't an app that you "open and use" per say, rather it is one that you install and reap the benefits of for thousands upon thousands of emails to come... Have you ever received an email with a link...

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iHeart Elecite Theme For The Ladies!!

iHeart Elecite Theme For The Ladies!!

Hey folks, hope you are all enjoying your weekend. Today I'm dropping word of a new premium theme from Elecite, which is mainly geared towards all you lovely ladies out there. iHeart, is a superbly made theme with nice crisp aqua icons and has a great splash of color to it meshing the pinks and purples in just the right amount. Icon placement is entirely user customizable and it is available...

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New Game - Marble Trap! Works w/ Storm's Accelerometer!

Nintaii has quickly become one of the most addicting and popular BlackBerry games out there and was the first to take advantage of the BlackBerry Storm's built-in accelerometer. If you're a fan of Nintaii, you're going to love Marble Trap! Check out the video above for a quick overview. Marble Trap, by Nickle Buddy, is available both for trackball BlackBerry smartphones and the...

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