New BlackBerry Javelin Pic - Comparison Shot

New BlackBerry Javelin Pic - Comparison Shot

A new (slightly blurry) photo of the BlackBerry Javelin has popped up on the net (via HoFo ), this time with the device neatly sandwiched between a BlackBerry Curve and BlackBerry 8800. We recently brought you some Javelin presentation shots , which showed off many of the features and functions coming in RIM's replacement to the Curve, but this images shows you just show small and sleek the...

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BlackBerry Software Roundup for August 14th, 2008!

BlackBerry Software Roundup for August 14th, 2008!

It's a slow morning in the world of BlackBerry News, so this week's Friday Software Roundup is coming to you a day early!! I've got a lot of great new titles for you to check out this week... and a few 'cool' titles you might want to try. Time to get down to business. Covered this week are: New BlackBerry Software: MyCaption, Traffic Vizzion, Ringtones Unlimited, Persistent.im, Tetris,...

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PocketMac for BlackBerry version 4.1.25 Now Available

PocketMac for BlackBerry version 4.1.25 Now Available

I just received an email (thanks Clayton!) letting us know that PocketMac has just made its latest version available for download from BlackBerry.com. New in version 4.1.25 is: Built-in support for syncing photos from iPhoto and MP3 (non-protected) music from iTunes Entourage 2008 and LotusNotes 7 support Sync Notes with the new OS X Mail program Support for the newest models of...

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Hump Day BlackBerry Afternoon Delight!

Remember that berry hot Virgin Mobile BlackBerry Pearl ad we linked to the other day? Our good friend and forum moderator Bla1ze knew how much the (male) CrackBerry community was into it, so he ripped it up and we now have it up on YouTube for the viewing pleasure of the greater BlackBerrying world (minus the sales pitch part). The blog post title says it all... posted on a Wednesday...

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Rogers BlackBerry Bold Launch Kit Arrives!

Rogers BlackBerry Bold Launch Kit Arrives!

No that's not an image of an Oompa Loompa's arm reaching out to touch a BlackBerry Bold... It's actually a ginormous BlackBerry Bold model that's making its way to Rogers' stores as part of the BlackBerry Bold launch kit! Let's take this as hopeful sign that the rumored Rogers BlackBerry Bold August 19th launch date is still holding true. MORE IMAGES after the jump!! Big thanks to Treatz...

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Beijing 2008: RIM CEO Jim Balsillie on Location!

Beijing 2008: RIM CEO Jim Balsillie on Location!

This just in... we know where Research in Motion's coCEO Jim Balsillie is today... Beijing! With the television playing in the background set to CBC Olympic coverage, I heard a familiar voice come on the air. I turn around from the computer to look and lo and behold it was Jim Balsillie, member of the Canadian Olympic Foundation, being interviewed live in front of the Water Cube (apologies for...

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First Look: Sprint BlackBerry Curve 8350i Specs

First Look: Sprint BlackBerry Curve 8350i Specs

I know there are still a lot of hardcore Sprint/Nextel iDEN BlackBerry users out there who are going to appreciate this post... The BG got his hands on a Sprint 08/09 roadmap, and inside is a first look at the new BlackBerry 8350 iDEN device. Sprint CEO Dan Hesse made mention of its coming back at CTIA, and Jibi gave us a few early details, but this is the first fairly "official" look...

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Review: BBSmart Shortcuts v1.4

Review: BBSmart Shortcuts v1.4

So many buttons, so little time. The convenience keys are great, they allow you to open your two most used applications on your BlackBerry. Just talking about them reminds me of the thread "What do your left/ right side keys open?" With BBSmart Shortcuts, I can now answer that question with 3 words; everything I need! Being avid BlackBerry users and abusers, you are no doubt familiar with...

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Speak Your Email with MyCaption for BlackBerry

Speak Your Email with MyCaption for BlackBerry

I'm going to let the press release do the talking on this one since my Curve is now on its way to ColorWare to get painted and I can't put MyCaption to the test at the moment... let us know your thoughts in the comments! MyCaption Introduces Free Trial of Speech-to-Text Service for Blackberry Email Users August 12, 2008 - Sunnyvale, CA - Mobile enterprise users can now speak their...

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ColorWare Introduces RapidReturn Service for the Curve!

ColorWare Introduces RapidReturn Service for the Curve!

CrackBerry Addicts Rejoice!! ColorWare, the people who can give most of your electronic gadgets a kick-ass custom paint job, have now started a RapidReturn Service for people living in the USA wanting a custom-painted BlackBerry Curve FAST. Pretty much EVERYONE wants to have a custom colored Curve. The only hiccup with the ColorWare service has been the withdrawal time - if you send in...

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Function, Fashion and Savings at ShopCrackBerry.com

Function, Fashion and Savings at ShopCrackBerry.com

Following up on my stroll through our software store last night, I took some time to check out the accessory side of things as well. Immediately catching my eye were the images above. ShopCrackBerry has been shipping the latest generation of Bluetooth headsets and we now have all of the cool available colors in stock. Check out the new Jawbone, Blueant Z9i and Plantronics 925. I actually...

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BlackBerry Bold Review

BlackBerry Bold Review

With some markets now having the Bold available, and others getting it soon, there are going to be a lot of BlackBerry Bold reviews hitting the interwebs in the weeks and months ahead. While it's not actually available on Optus in Australia yet, our friend David Flynn over at APCMag.com let us know about the definitive Bold Review he just posted (David was also the mate to discover the...

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Podcast Episode 019: Back on the Crack!!

Podcast Episode 019: Back on the Crack!!

Finally, Craig and I are back on the Crack!! Thanks for the patience to all those who have been waiting for Episode 019 - it's been a full two weeks since we have tackled the BlackBerry news and rumormill. In this podcast we dive into all of the BlackBerry device fun of the past couple of weeks: my hands on with the BlackBerry KickStart..err Pearl 8220; Bold releases and...

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Plusmo Introduces PGA Tour Tracker for BlackBerry

Plusmo Introduces PGA Tour Tracker for BlackBerry

Chances are if you're big into golf like I am, you were watching the PGA Championship on Thursday, Friday, Saturday... and Sunday. But we all know you can't stay glued to the TV all weekend long... So what is the solution? Enter PGA Tour Tracker for BlackBerry from Plusmo. With PGA Tour Tracker you can keep track of up-to-the-minute scoring, track player histories, view past tournament results...

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Corey Visto BB EX-P Theme

Corey Visto BB EX-P Theme

Since the release of the new Plazmic CDK , we've been inundated with new 4.5 themes for the past few weeks. Those of us still stuck on lower OS version have missed out on some great new themes.  To keep your appetites curbed for now, Corey Visto has release BB EX-P. The sweet look and bright icons really stand out. I love the slim banner and the clean battery and signal indicators. BB EX-P...

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Nice Themes and Cool Theme Names by ThemeBerry

Nice Themes and Cool Theme Names by ThemeBerry

It's been an exciting couple of weeks for BlackBerry theme lovers. In recent months we've seen some really creative themes hit the BlackBerry world, and with the recent release of the Plazmic 4.5 Content Development Kit, tons of cool new themes are popping up and a lot of already awesome themes are now awesomer. If you're looking to hunt down some cool free themes, be sure to check out...

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Pearl 8220 Hitting Rogers at $49.99! Some Strings Attached.

Pearl 8220 Hitting Rogers at $49.99! Some Strings Attached.

We put forth the notion of $49.99 BlackBerry KickStart (now Pearl 8220) pricing for T-Mobile, and it looks like things are still on target... for the most part. The info just posted by BBNews is for Rogers in Canada, with the flip phone Pearl initially being targeted toward students via a Back To School promo. Here are the details: Retail Price: $599.993-Year Voice and Data Contract...

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Thanks Virgin Mobile Canada!

Thanks Virgin Mobile Canada!

Dear Virgin Mobile Canada: I want to personally thank you for making my day today with your "Sweet Life With BlackBerry" video. Most people think of Research in Motion as a relatively conservative company, and from observations made during my time in the smartphone world I have come to agree with that notion. I'm not sure how you got RIM's approval for the "Sweet Life With BlackBerry"...

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Beijing 2008: David Oliver is a BlackBerry User!

Beijing 2008: David Oliver is a BlackBerry User!

this just in... Hello, I am a faithful CrackBerry.com reader and I am always on the site. I have a CrackBerry sighting for you. My friend, David Oliver is a 110m hurdler on the US Olympic Track and Field team in Beijing. We both have Curves and he, like myself, is obsessed with them. I can't leave home without mine, but he can't even go to practice without having his Curve with him....

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Beijing Olympics and BlackBerry!

Beijing Olympics and BlackBerry!

I LOVE the Olympics. Since the opening ceremonies hit on Friday, I haven't changed the channel on my television even once (did you see that 4 x 100 men's relay swim last night? CRAZY!!). While watching the games is tops, if you do have to pry yourself away from the tv, don't worry, your BlackBerry has you covered. Just point your berry's browser to mobile.blackberry.com and follow the link at...

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