New BlackBerrry KickStart Images!

New BlackBerrry KickStart Images!

Well what do we have here? New images of the BlackBerry KickStart?! w00t! Take a look after the jump for tons images (you can see it from every angle) of the not-yet-announced by RIM BlackBerry flip phone currently codenamed the KickStart!! BlackBerry 9100 KickStart Images 

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iVista Theme Now Available in Today and Zen Versions!

iVista Theme Now Available in Today and Zen Versions!

When I dropped word of the iVista theme at the end of May, it immediately became a ShopCrackBerry.com best seller and for good reason - it ROCKS. It has a unique design, is truly eye catching and is very user-friendly. There was one problem with this theme though - it was only available in the Icon format. But not anymore! BBSmart and Zach have teamed up to deliver you the iVista theme in...

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Vodafone Germany Releases OS 4.5.0.37

Vodafone Germany Releases OS 4.5.0.37

The time has finally come for us to begin waving Farewell to Betas and Hello to Official Releases. Vodafone Germany has released OS version 4.5.0.37 on their website for the BlackBerry 8800, 8310, 8110 and 8100. It's always recommended to wait for your carrier to release an OS upgrade, but if you're a CrackBerry Addict and just can't wait to get your hands on 4.5 it will install on...

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BlackBerry Software Roundup for June 13th, 2008!

BlackBerry Software Roundup for June 13th, 2008!

More BlackBerry software goodness to cover this week. In this edition I've got 17 titles for you to check out and enjoy. Lets go ahead and get down to business! New BlackBerry Software: e-Mobile Alerts, U.S. Army Survival Guide, The Incredible Hulk Game, Magic 8 Ball, Mobile CheckBook Updated BlackBerry Software: BIS 2.5, SplashID, Facebook 1.2 Free BlackBerry Software: Flickr Upload...

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LaunchPads Adds Quick Access To All Your Applications

LaunchPads Adds Quick Access To All Your Applications

We are constantly on the go and looking for bigger and better ways to speed up production.  RIM was in the right mind when they added the convenience key to the side of our BlackBerry's, and the new application LaunchPads takes full advantage of it.  LaunchPads easily lets you launch your most used applications from the side convenience key.  You have the ability to customize each of...

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BlackBerry Devices Galore - BlackBerry Seawolf on ATT, Aurora, Javelin, KickStart and More!

Looks like our friend the Boy Genius has been scouting around Notepad and has uncovered a ton of references to yet unannounced/unreleased BlackBerry smartphone models: references to the non-3G Bold-styled device codenamed Javelin references to the Storm (now what we are calling the BlackBerry Thunder) and it having a "Virtual" keyboard references to the 9100 codenamed KickStart (we've...

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Facebook for BlackBerry Smartphones App Loses IS

Facebook for BlackBerry Smartphones App Loses IS

Remember how Facebook.com scrapped the IS prefix from status updates, yet the IS prefix remained on the BlackBerry app? GOOD NEWS. It's FINALLY Fixed. I say finally because RIM tells us the app took only TWO DAYS to develop. Seems strange that they can build the app in two days, yet it takes over TWO MONTHS to fix one little thing like IS (also seems many BB developers have questioned this two-...

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First Look at Word Mole on the BlackBerry Bold!

First Look at Word Mole on the BlackBerry Bold!

Last month when I was in Florida attending WES I reported back that more games would be shipping on the BlackBerry Bold than just Brick Breaker. In addition to everybody's favorite time killer, the version 4.6 operating system on the Bold would ship with Word Mole, Texas Hold 'Em 2, Sudoko, and Klondike. The last three are Magmic titles, while Word Mole is a Plazmic creation. Will one...

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This is what I call an environmentally friendly blog post, as it has been made from recycled material :-) Back in October we posted a BlackBerry 101 Lecture on How to Install a Media Card into a BlackBerry, specifically one that does not have an externally accessible media card slot (at that time no BlackBerry smartphones on the market did). With the Pearl "2" and BlackBerry Bold having...

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Congress is on Crack...Berry

Congress is on Crack...Berry

Senator Ted Stevens makes his rounds on Capitol Hill with BlackBerry in hand One of my non-BlackBerry using friends sent me the link to an article posted at Politico.com yesterday that he thought the CB community might find interesting. It seems Capitol Hill is also the Capital of BlackBerry Addicts, with some seven out of ten members and staffers being BlackBerry users! In the House of...

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More BlackBerry Thunder Details...

More BlackBerry Thunder Details...

We talked about these details during this week's CrackBerry.com Podcast, but in case you're not a listener it seems worthy of a dedicated post. Good 'ole Boy Genius posted some more information on the BlackBerry Thunder this week, following up on the awesome photo that surfaced on Sunday. The new details: Yes, it has a SIM card slot, located under the battery of the device MicroSD card slot...

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Podcast Episode 014: Thunder and iPhone 3G Smackdown!

Podcast Episode 014: Thunder and iPhone 3G Smackdown!

If you're caught up in all the BlackBerry Thunder and iPhone 3G hype, you'll want to give Episode 014 a listen. Craig and I dive into the latest BlackBerry Thunder news and rumors and from there we pick apart Apple's iPhone 3G. Listen to CrackBerry.com Podcast: Episode 014 Our Podcast Feed >> Download .MP3 Directly >> Subscribe via iTunes >>...

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Sneak Peak of New Windows Live Services for BlackBerry

Sneak Peak of New Windows Live Services for BlackBerry

Ronen just posted some screencandy and details on upcoming Windows Live Services for BlackBerry smarpthones. Here's the goods: Windows Live Messenger offered with BlackBerry Service Fully-branded client experience Best-in-class BlackBerry push data performance and reliability Picture Messaging Emoticons and Avatars support Addressbook integration Multi-User chats Windows Live...

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BlackBerry Bold vs. iPhone 3G Comparison

BlackBerry Bold vs. iPhone 3G Comparison

Whether you like it or not, RIM BlackBerry Bold 9000 vs. Apple iPhone 3G comparisons and "Which is Better?" or "Which should I buy?" questions are going to be popping up all over the interwebs in the weeks ahead. There is good reason for this...without a doubt the BlackBerry Bold and iPhone 3G are the two hottest smartphones hitting the market this...

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BlackBerry Bold 9000 Appears on ATTs Website!

BlackBerry Bold 9000 Appears on ATTs Website!

The BlackBerry Bold has finally made its way onto AT&T's website. No pricing or release date have been provided but at least we know the BlackBerry Bold is "Coming Soon" and that within the USA it will be available "Exclusively from AT&T". You can check it out at ATT.com. Let's hope this baby gets released SOON. Thanks to everyone who sent this in!

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Top 10 Reasons Why the iPhone is STILL NO BlackBerry!

Top 10 Reasons Why the iPhone is STILL NO BlackBerry!

Back in April our CrackBerry.com correspondent Al Sacco wrote an article entitled Top 10 Reasons Why the iPhone is NO BlackBerry. If you haven't read that masterpiece yet, be sure to check it out. It caused quite a stir and received a ton of feedback from the smartphone community. In that article, Al made note that the release of the iPhone 2.0 would likely address a few of the original Top...

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Review: SplashID for BlackBerry Smartphones

Review: SplashID for BlackBerry Smartphones

The next secure database application we will look at is definitely making waves, if you will pardon the pun. SplashID from Splash Data is hailed as being ‘one of the crown jewels in the Splash Data family’.  With my Berry, I’ve gotten used to relying on its calendar and contact list to remember names and dates for me. This left me to fill my noggin beyond capacity with logins, URLs,...

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Keep up to Date with EURO2008!

Keep up to Date with EURO2008!

Visit Mobile.BlackBerry.com on your berry's browser and you'll find a new link has been added to the mobile portal's What's Hot section... Get EURO2008 live-scores with Goal.com! That link will take you to m.Goal.com where you can download and install the BlackBerry Goal.com Web Icon. It will install the nice "G" you see above onto your BlackBerry's homescreen, and with a click take you to...

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3G iPhone to be Announced Today? Follow the WWDC News!

3G iPhone to be Announced Today? Follow the WWDC News!

Update: 3G iPhone Announced. Starts at $199 for 8GB model in Black. 16GB model in white for $299 and will come in white. Available July 11. Has GPS, 300 hours of standby, 8-10 hours of 2G talk, 5 hours of 3G talk, 7 hours of video and 24 hours of audio. Lots of images and specs and info at Engadget and Gizmodo and the iPhone blog *  Today is a BIG DAY for Mac heads and iPhone lovers....

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BlackBerry Theme Rant!

BlackBerry Theme Rant!

There are Lots of Great 3rd Party BlackBerry Themes Available, but RIM can still do better in servicing this market! Sifting through my RSS feeds this morning I came across a Rant posted at DevBerry.com about BlackBerry themes. It seems the BBSmart crew have been investigating the BlackBerry theme market and in scoping out the tools theme developers use (aka the Plazmic Theme Builder) have...

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