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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Bplay Releases The Incredible Hulk for BlackBerry

Bplay Releases The Incredible Hulk for BlackBerry

Bplay has released their latest game for the BlackBerry. Based on the new movie starring Edward Norton, The Incredible Hulk looks to be a good one for when you're stressed out at the office and need to take your frustrations out on someone (what could be better than being a monstrous green mass and beating people up?!). Here's the official verbage: The Incredible Hulk™ smashes onto...

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Two Weddings and a BlackBerry

With June now here, the summer wedding season is upon us. And as you head out to watch your friends and loved ones tie the knot in the months ahead, keep your eyes open for the almighty BlackBerry. You may just find BlackBerry Smartphones popping up frequently to play crucial roles on the BIG DAY. Here are two Wedding and a BlackBerry stories that we're sent into me this weekend: Wedding...

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E-Trade Mobile Pro for BlackBerry Smartphones

Are you an E-Trade and BlackBerry user? If so, you'll want to check out the newly announced E-Trade Mobile Pro for BlackBerry. The software hasn't been fully released just yet, but you can click here for more information and to sign up for launch notification. I think I might open an E-Trade account just so I can use this good look'n and feature packed BlackBerry app. Check out this E-...

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BlackBerry Thunder Pics start to show!!

BlackBerry Thunder Pics start to show!!

Boy Genius has done it again!! Take a look at this! More pictures are starting to show of the Verizon Wireless exclusive BlackBerry Thunder!! I don't know about you but if this doesn't get you excited then nothing will!! Convenience keys are still going to be there just like all the other Berrys along with the Send, Menu, Escape, and End/Power Keys! Keep it locked here at CrackBerry.com to see...

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Click's Picks! BlackBerry Media Roundup 012

Click's Picks! BlackBerry Media Roundup 012

Good Morning Everyone! Grab a big bowl of cereal, skip the Saturday morning cartoon reruns and get ready for this weeks Click's Picks! 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!   Bold 320 by 240 pixels - Curve, 8800, 8700 Series** 240 by 260 pixels - Pearl and...

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Flickr Photo Uploader for BlackBerry Smartphones

Flickr Photo Uploader for BlackBerry Smartphones

This just in from the BlackBerry Owners Lounge... Flickr Photo Uploader for BlackBerry smartphones lets you post your photos from just about anywhere. Sometimes you need to share your photos right away. Now you can, using the new Flickr Photo Uploader for BlackBerry smartphones. Just snap a picture and post it directly to your Flickr account from virtually wherever you happen to...

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Planned North America BlackBerry Outage this Weekend!

Just a reminder to all you party animal BlackBerry BIS users who don't plan on sleeping this weekend (or those of you working/visiting overseas on a different timezone) that you may experience temporary difficulties in receiving email messages. Here are the details: North American Scheduled BIS Maintenance June 7-8 North America Maintenance Summary: BlackBerry Internet Service v2.4 -...

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Rogers News: Pink Curve 8310 Available, OS4.5 Shipping on Pearl 8120 and June 17th Launch Date on the Bold?!

Three bits of news from the #1 GSM carrier north of the border (err... the only GSM carrier north of the border) to report on... 1. Rogers has released the BlackBerry Curve 8310 in PINK 2. It seems their newly announced UMA-enabled BlackBerry Pearl 8120 is going to ship with OS4.5!! I heard the 4.5 rumor from a couple of sources and the photo (after the jump) further confirms it....

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Mariah Carey Uses a ColorWare BlackBerry Curve!

Mariah Carey Uses a ColorWare BlackBerry Curve!

Last week we skipped our Friday Celebrity BlackBerry Sighting, so this week we've made up for it by running two. And this second BB sighting is pretty cool. It seems Mariah Carey isn't just rocking a BlackBerry Curve... she's kicked it up a notch and is sporting a ColorWare BlackBerry Curve. In checking out ColorWare's website, it looks to be painted in the...

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BlackBerry Software Roundup for June 6th, 2008!

BlackBerry Software Roundup for June 6th, 2008!

This week has been jam-packed full of new and updated software for the BlackBerry. I've also got a lot of free titles this week you'll want to check out. Lets get started. Covered this week are the following titles: New BlackBerry Software: Whrrl Social Discovery Service, powerOne, Ultimate Converter Calculator, EZ Reregister, MineSweeper! for BlackBerry Updated BlackBerry Software:...

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Accessory Review: Maximo iP-HS2 iMetal Isolation Headset

Accessory Review: Maximo iP-HS2 iMetal Isolation Headset

As our BlackBerrys get more functionality we can do just about anything with them. As the bar is raised and raised we begin to demand more, not just from the BlackBerry, but from the accessories we purchase for it. Since many of us now use our BlackBerry to listen to our music library as well as watch videos, we are looking for a good combination headset/microphone to enhance the...

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Verizon To Buy Alltel in Billion Dollar Deal

Verizon To Buy Alltel in Billion Dollar Deal

Our bud Dieter over at WMExperts has reported that Verizon is gearing up to buy Alltel. Verizon is reportedly coughing up $5.9 billion in cash, and will take on $22.2 billion in debt for a total investment of $28.1 billion dollars. Yikers, now that's a lot of cash! Alltel had been rumored to be hunting for a buy-out for some time now, and this just serves to confirm that rumor. Lets hope...

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