Review: BlackBerry Remote Stereo Gateway

Review: BlackBerry Remote Stereo Gateway

Now that Bluetooth is becoming common place and Bluetooth accessories are just “working” the way they are supposed to, companies are starting to really explore the possibilities.  As RIM tries to establish itself in the consumer marketplace, it needs to keep pace. It makes perfect sense then, for RIM to release a small, reliable accessory for using the BlackBerry to stream audio via...

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RIM Officials Completely Flustered with Indian Government

RIM Officials Completely Flustered with Indian Government

If you are waiting for more encouraging news on the whole India/RIM situation, it looks like you're going to have to wait a little while longer. Seems as though RIM and the Canadian High Commissioner David M. Malone have sent a letter to the Indian Communication and IT Minister asking exactly who they can deal with that actually has the power to make decisions. This is not a good sign people...

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Touchscreen BlackBerry Nicknamed A.K... Apple Killer?!

Touchscreen BlackBerry Nicknamed A.K... Apple Killer?!

The New York Times published an article yesterday, BlackBerry's Quest: Fend Off the iPhone. For the most part the the story doesn't offer any ground breaking news or rumor us CrackBerrys haven't heard before, but does include a an interesting uncited reference: ..two independent developers writing software for coming R.I.M. devices say that a touch-screen BlackBerry is in the works, and...

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Podcast Episode 007 - News, Rumor & Attempted Humor

Podcast Episode 007 - News, Rumor & Attempted Humor

"You are now listening to CrackBerry.com, home of the #1 Podcast for BlackBerry Users (& Abusers!), with your hosts, the Addict and the Expert, Kevin Michaluk & Craig Johnston!" I don't even know how to describe this week's episode... a Schmorgazborg? or maybe a CrackFest?  Unlike our last episode, there was actually quite a bit of news to report on this week - device releases,...

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Back in September 2007 AT&T announced that come October 2007 all @mycingular.blackberry.net addresses would become @att.blackberry.net addresses. AT&T also said that your @mycingular.blackberry.net address would continue to forward to your new one until March 2008. Well, AT&T went a little longer than March, but as of a couple of hours ago, it now seems that all @mycingular....

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BerryBUDDY for the BlackBerry Curve Now Available!

BerryBUDDY for the BlackBerry Curve Now Available!

  Just a quick note to let everyone know the new BerryBUDDY for the BlackBerry Curve is now in stock and shipping! It retails for $39.95 but you can pick it up from ShopCrackBerry.com for $29.95 and is compatible with the entire BlackBerry Curve series: 8300, 8310, 8320 and the new 8330. The original BerryBUDDY for the BlackBerry Pearl 8100 was a big hit with the BlackBerry community -...

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Click's Picks! BlackBerry Media Roundup 007

Click's Picks! BlackBerry Media Roundup 007

007! Though I'm not as cool as James, James Bond, I do bring some pretty cool Media Picks! This week is by far my favorite week of picks to date! I hope that you agree, so I'll see you after the jump!  BLACKBERRY WALLPAPERS Now for my top wallpapers, I have gone through our database and picked some new ones and old ones. I hope you enjoy my top picks for the week! Calm Day 320 by 240...

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More BlackBerry 9000 Rumors and Speculation!

More BlackBerry 9000 Rumors and Speculation!

3G BlackBerry Delays and 9000 Battery Rumors Squashed?! In the time that I've been covering the BlackBerry beat, from my observations I'd have to say when it comes to news, rumors and speculation the blogosphere is typically where it's at. Sure, mis-info and missed timelines do happen - but more often than not the info presented is a good indicator of what's going down and is typically...

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BlackBerry Software Roundup for April 25th, 2008!

BlackBerry Software Roundup for April 25th, 2008!

This weeks' roundup is another jam-packed edition. We've got lots of new software, updated software, and even a few free and 'cool' titles for you to check out. On to the roundup, here's what you'll find in this weeks' edition: New BlackBerry Software: Rove Mobile Admin 4.0, BlackBerry Professional Software for Small Business, Baby FollowUp, BBTrips, Win@Craps, Tellme, Alarms Pro, MilkSync...

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The Great White House BlackBerry Heist

The Great White House BlackBerry Heist

So lets say you're the lead press advance person in a delegation from Mexico visiting the U.S. for meetings with George Bush and his crew. You arrive well before any of your delegation or other press to arrange things and show people where to go, what to do, etc... What would you do if you noticed a bunch of BlackBerry devices sitting on a table outside a meeting room. You'd take them wouldn't...

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TODAY ONLY: BlackBerry Smartphones for LESS THAN FREE from Amazon and ATT

TODAY ONLY: BlackBerry Smartphones for LESS THAN FREE from Amazon and ATT

Wow... Now here's a good deal. For today only, you can get a new BlackBerry for LESS THAN FREE from Amazon.com. They're selling all of their BlackBerry smartphones for ONE PENNY today when you purchase a new 2-year service plan. After mail-in rebate, we're talking less than free on some of the phones. If you've been thinking about buying a BlackBerry on AT&T (specifically a Curve 8310...

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Review: Jabra BT8030 Bluetooth Stereo Headset/Headphones

Review: Jabra BT8030 Bluetooth Stereo Headset/Headphones

Bluetooth is everywhere – you can’t go down the street or on the highway without seeing dozens of folks walking around with their Bluetooth headsets – chatting away. Bluetooth Stereo Headphone/Headset combos are also becoming more and more popular. Not much new and “revolutionary” has been brought to the table – until now. The Jabra BT 8030 is a very unique and perhaps “groundbreaking”...

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Free BlackBerry Pearl Themes

Free BlackBerry Pearl Themes

Remember that Call For Free BlackBerry themes we put out a few weeks back? Well, it has been answered, and I now have a nice pile of Free Themes sitting on my computer waiting to get uploaded to our Free BlackBerry Themes Gallery. I'll be adding new themes to the gallery each week (so keep sending them in!) and will be featuring some of the stellar freebies here in the blogs. To get things...

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Sneak Peek: Retrieve Your Stolen BlackBerry With GetItBack (Formerly Known as FindIt)

I've been lucky enough to test the new beta version of GetItBack (formerly FindIt 2.0) from Convenience Software. The app resides in the background and automatically starts when you power up your device. The idea behind the app is simple - if your smartphone is lost or swiped, you simply login to their one page web interface and report it "Stolen". From there you have multiple options to...

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SimulScribe Rebrands to PhoneTag

SimulScribe Rebrands to PhoneTag

I received an email today from James Siminoff, Founder and CEO of SimulScribe, dropping word they are going to re-brand their company to the much easier to spell PhoneTag this Friday at 11:59PM (I'll assume EST!). Jamie also dropped word of a new feature coming to SimulScribe PhoneTag (read about it after the jump !). If you're not familiar with SimulScribe, they offer an awesome...

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Microsoft Releases Tellme Voice Search for BlackBerry

Microsoft Releases Tellme Voice Search for BlackBerry

Have you ever wanted to search directions, traffic info, movies, businesses or anything else for that matter by simply speaking into your Berry? Enter Tellme from Microsoft. This cool new app will let you find what you're looking for quickly and easily. Just for fun, lets say I was looking for a health food store in my area. All I'd have to do is hit the Tellme icon on my Berry and say '...

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New Application from BBSmart - Alarms Pro!

New Application from BBSmart - Alarms Pro!

Wicked! Sweet! Finally! The makers of the best-selling BBSmart Email Viewer have just released their second BlackBerry application, Alarms Pro. By the looks of it, I think it's safe to say this is the best-looking and most-powerful multi-alarm application now available for the BlackBerry. Features include: No limits! Create as many alarms as you want! Choose from four cool alarm sounds...

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Interview: Founder of DataOutages.com

Interview: Founder of DataOutages.com

If you've been around the online BlackBerry world for any amount of time, you'll be familiar with the 'handle' of the founder of DataOutages.com. In addition to being a CrackBerry.com Forum Moderator (he joined the site shortly after it launched!), John Kleinschmidt, aka Audit, has been keeping himself extremely busy over the past year thanks to a project born out of necessity......

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BlackBerry Software: Hands-On with Opera Mini 4.1 Beta

Opera Mini puts the Full Web on your Phone A few weeks back, Kevin first gave us the news of the upcoming Opera Mini 4.1 beta release while he was at CTIA. (lucky guy…) Like most of you, I was salivating and awaiting for its release. Well, it didn’t take long and I was one of the incalculable happy users enjoying a new application on his/her BlackBerry. Another reason why Opera Mini is...

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Top Ten Signs You Are Addicted to Your BlackBerry

Top Ten Signs You Are Addicted to Your BlackBerry

My friend Joanna Stern over at Laptop Magazine just dropped me a note letting me know they posted their Top Ten Signs You're a BlackBerry Addict list. I'll give you the top 9, but you'll have to click over to their site to discover #1: 10. After a cross-country flight you wait for all your new messages to download before you alert loved ones you’re still alive. 9. You try to use...

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