It's HERE! RIM Announces the 8820 BlackBerry Smartphone!

It's HERE! RIM Announces the 8820 BlackBerry Smartphone!

We knew it was coming, and now it is almost here! The BlackBerry 8820 will launch on AT&T later this summer and is RIM's next evolutionary step in its ongoing quest to building the best business smartphone imaginable. What's new with the 8820? Most notably, Wi-Fi! The BlackBerry 8820 is the first dual-mode BlackBerry handset that combines EDGE/GPRS/GSM cellular and Wi-Fi connectivity for...

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BlackBerry One of The Most Important Developments in Last Decade

BlackBerry One of The Most Important Developments in Last Decade

A software industry association today published a list of the most important developments of the past decade and the BlackBerry cracked the top 10. According to the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) 10 developments confirmed to their criteria and had a “significant impact on electronic commerce” in the past 10 years. “E-commerce has provided a significant engine for...

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Dear Berry: Feeling iPhone Pressure!

Dear Berry: Feeling iPhone Pressure!

Dear Berry, My husband is an Apple NUT. He was 2nd in line at the Apple store to get an iPhone - which he successfully purchased. I must admit it's a beautiful electronic however, I'm in love with my Blackberry (at times before my husband). He has been bothering me ever since the IPhone ads began months ago to switch from my Blackberry. I use my Blackberry for business (am self-employed) and...

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Wayfinder Navigator 7 Now Available on the 8800 and Curve

Wayfinder Navigator 7 Now Available on the 8800 and Curve

Wayfinder announced today that Wayfinder Navigator is now compatible with the BlackBerry 8800 Series and BlackBerry Curve. Wayfinder Navigator combines GPS navigation with the convenience and functionality of the BlackBerry. A user can be guided from A to B with voice, map and turn-by-turn directions. In addition to the navigation and positioning service, Wayfinder features a wide range of...

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CrackBerry Apparel & Gear is Here!

CrackBerry Apparel & Gear is Here!

Proud to be a CrackBerry Addict? Now you can Express your Love of All Things BlackBerry with CrackBerry Apparel & Gear!! We've added a link to our Apparel & Gear under the Store heading on the site's main navigation menu, so you'll never be more than a click away from browsing for CB gear.  There was a lot of demand from members and visitors to get an apparel shop up as soon...

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BlackBerry Themes - iBerry Theme Version 1.2 for the 8800

BlackBerry Themes - iBerry Theme Version 1.2 for the 8800

For those of you that want the look and feel of the iPhone, the iBerry Theme for the BlackBerry 8800 might be the ticket! I installed this theme a few days ago, and must say I'm enjoying it. The 'mac'-ish icons look great and the theme is easy to use. If you want to grab your copy, we have MANY iBerry themes available for multiple BlackBerry devices. Click the links after the jump for more...

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The iPhone - Doesn't Slice, Doesn't Dice, but Will It Blend?

We tried blending a BlackBerry Curve, but it was too tough! The blender broke, the kitchen caught on fire and the video footage was destroyed. At least our buddy Tom had more success with tossing his iPhone into a Blender.  You have to watch this!

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Get Digby - Get Harry Potter!

Get Digby - Get Harry Potter!

I admit it, I’m a big Harry Potter fan. I’ve read all six books so far and I’ve even been to one of the midnight release parties. And that was before I had kids old enough to read the books. So when I was perusing the weekly Digby specials on my BlackBerry, I was excited to see a Harry Potter link. For a limited time only, it appears that you can pre-order the new Harry Potter book for only $8....

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The Celebrity Smartphone Debate - Curve or iPhone?!

The Celebrity Smartphone Debate - Curve or iPhone?!

Research in Motion did a great job in flooding Hollywood with the Blackberry Curve at the end of May. The celebrity studded BlackBerry Curve launch party made sure of that! Fast forward six weeks, and yet another celebrity wardrobe accessory has entered the scene in the way of the iPhone. While every CrackBerry Addict can spew out a dozen or more reasons why they would never trade in their...

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JOB FLASH: BlackBerry Systems Admin Wanted!

JOB FLASH: BlackBerry Systems Admin Wanted!

Just Posted! Charles River Consultants out of New York, New York is seeking candidates with a wide variety of BlackBerry architecture and application development skills. CRC is a global technology consulting firm that designs and operates advanced BlackBerry applications and servers for secure data transactions for financial institutions.  View the Full Posting Here. Have a BlackBerry Job to...

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Balsillie Unfazed By iPhone Onslaught

Balsillie Unfazed By iPhone Onslaught

The new iphone is out and everyone is lining up for the Apple device and marveling at its ability to flip album covers and change functions at the wave of a hand. Useful things like typing are a bit of a problem but did I mention the album flipping thing? Another person who is unconcerned about the iPhone release, or at least faking it really well, is RIM Co-CEO Jim Balsillie. Interviewed...

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Report Points to BlackBerry Investment Returns

Report Points to BlackBerry Investment Returns

Called “Analyzing the Return on Investment of a Blackberry User” it is every bit as boring as it sounds. But deep within the report by Ipsos Reed are some interesting facts. We read the report so you don’t have to but if you are into that sort of thing you can read it here . The report published this week concludes that each BlackBerry user converts one hour of downtime a day into...

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RIM Ready to Sell the BlackBerry in China

RIM Ready to Sell the BlackBerry in China

Research in Motion has received the OK to sell BlackBerry devices in China. This is great news for RIM as they have been trying for 8 years to make this deal work. RIM expects to start selling the 8700g handset in China at the end of next month. 5,000 advance orders have already been received. This is Big, Big, BIG news for RIM! We'll stay on top of this story as it continues to develop...

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Transformers Transformers Transformers!

Transformers Transformers Transformers!

I saw Transformers last night, and it was AWESOME. It's been a while since I've been to a movie that received a standing ovation afterwards, but that was the case with Transformers. I give the movie a 5 outta 5. It's a must-see for anyone who grew up with Autobots and Decepticons in their vocabulary. I could probably spend an hour talking about it, but I don't want to ruin anything...just go...

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Happy Independence Day!

Happy Independence Day!

From all of us at CrackBerry.com, have a Happy and Relaxing 4th of July! As hard as this is to say, I do think today is a day when you should take a break from our site. Get away from the computer, put down the blackberry for a few minutes, and enjoy some well-deserved time with family and friends. Have some BBQ, take in some fireworks, check out the new Transformers movie, and come back...

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Canucks Get 8830 with TeleNav GPS

Canucks Get 8830 with TeleNav GPS

Canadians usually get the shaft when it come to BlackBerry releases usually getting a specific device weeks or even a month later. Is it too much to ask that Canadians get things at the same time as their American cousins? I mean, they are made in Canada after all. Although if you believe Michael Moore and his movie ‘Sicko’ Canadians are so busy celebrating their healthcare system in the streets...

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CrackBerry Gets Royal Assent

CrackBerry Gets Royal Assent

Happy Canada day. With the Princess Diana concert in full swing. Well, with the English National Ballet sandwiched between Nellie Furtado and Fergie its an odd swing. And you know if Diana were still alive she would be the most famous BlackBerry user in the world. But news comes today that Queen Elizabeth will soon be a CrackBerry addict too. How’s that for a segue? According to Hello!...

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Visual Voicemail - iPhone vs. SimulScribe

Our Best of WES 2007 winner SimulScribe makes a statement with this commercial. This might just be the best iPhone parody clip yet... Check out the clip, and then check out SimulSays for your BlackBerry today!

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A Secret Agent from RIM

A Secret Agent from RIM

You must have heard the excuse that many school kids tell their teachers when they fail to hand in their assignments on time: "My dog ate my homework!!!".  Well now I sympathize with them because my dog just ate my Samsung phone.  The screen got 'Cracked' and the battery severely damaged resulting in a useless hunk of trash.  As one of the last members of "The Crack Team " without a BlackBerry I...

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Research in Motion Reports First Quarter Results

Research in Motion Reports First Quarter Results

RIM announced their quarterly results yesterday and oh my, everyone is excited. The stock opened up over 18% from yesterday’s close. Revenue for the first quarter of fiscal 2008 was $1.082 billion, up 16.3% from $930.4 million in the previous quarter and up 76.5% from $613.1 million in the same quarter of last year. In addition to completing their first billion dollar quarter, the total...

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