And We Thought Touchscreens Were Cool... Try Touchless!

CRAZY. Just saw the video above and had to post. For all of you who love having a big display on your smartphone but hate the thought of fingerprint-smudged glass, you'll be glad to hear there is a company working on the solution to your problem... enter eyeSight. The video above features Itay Katz, CEO of eyeSight, as he explains and demonstrates eyeSight's touch-free smartphone...

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Telus BlackBerry Storm Update!

Telus BlackBerry Storm Update!

Most of our BlackBerry Storm talk as of late has been focused around the Verizon and Vodafone models, so much so that it's easy to forget our friends North of the Border at Telus and Bell will be getting the 9530 in short order too. We don't have exact date or pricing info for the Telus BlackBerry Storm just yet, but CAN TELL YOU the BlackBerry Storm will launch in Canada in time for the...

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L.A. BlackBerry Storm Launch Party Tonight?!!

L.A. BlackBerry Storm Launch Party Tonight?!!

Woah... now this is kind of crazy. I received a couple of email tips on this last night, plus it's posted in the CrackBerry Forums AND it's posted at The Scenestar... The word is there is going to be a BlackBerry Storm Launch Party tonight in Los Angeles that will feature the Foo Fighters and Queens of the Stone Age in action. Wicked! The best part isn't the entertainment though... it'...

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Viigo Launches NBA Service!

Viigo Launches NBA Service!

I LOVE these Viigo content partner announcements... an already great BlackBerry app just keeps getting better and better with each one... * Update: If you're more into football than basketball we've got good news - Viigo has now added NCAA service! You can find it under Sports > Football > NCAA * In honor of the first tip off of regular season action, Viigo has launched its NBA...

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BlackBerry Partners Fund Announcements!

BlackBerry Partners Fund Announcements!

Our pals over at the BlackBerry Partners Fund (thanks again guys for co-sponsoring our What Would You Do For a BlackBerry Storm? Contest) today announced three investments from their $150 Million fund.... "Since its inception this past May, the BlackBerry Partners Fund has had the opportunity to review thousands of business plans from companies focused on developing the next...

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Rogers Gets Set for the BlackBerry Pearl Flip!

Rogers Gets Set for the BlackBerry Pearl Flip!

Our buddy Treatz just sent us in some.. well.. Treats of the new BlackBerry Pearl 8220. The Pearl Flip launch kits are arriving, which means the actual device should not be too far behind. The latest word is that the devices should start shipping out to stores tomorrow and be available for sale come Halloween! While it seems pretty certain that the Pearl Flip will be available this week,...

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HURRY For Your Chance to win a BlackBerry Storm!!

HURRY For Your Chance to win a BlackBerry Storm!!

Our Halloween midnight deadline is just around the corner, so get your entry in Now!! So you want a BlackBerry Storm? What Would You Be Willing To Do For A Free One? Luck of the draw won't play a roll in this contest... PROVE TO US you are one of the ten craziest CrackBerry Addicts out there most deserving of a FREE BlackBerry and we are going to give you one! The premise here is simple...

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Agendus for BlackBerry: PIM meets RIM

Agendus for BlackBerry: PIM meets RIM

Another application has jumped on the BlackBerry bandwagon, and it's about time. Former Palm, Symbian and Windows Mobile users can now rejoice as your wait is finally over. Iambic has unleashed Agendus upon the BlackBerry world. Agendus is their award winning and powerful PIM (personal information manager) which permits you to manage your tasks, calendar, messages and more. From Iambic's...

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Real iBerry Blocks Today Plus!

Hope everybody's week is off to a good start. Just wanted to do up a post and let you all know that one of the most popular themes in the CrackBerry Store got another wicked update a few days ago. The Real iBerry series is now available in a fresh new Today Plus version for the Bold, and this time around you have all the features of a Today theme but now you also have an animated zen bottom...

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ColorWare Bold Parts Now Available - No Need to Mail In!

ColorWare Bold Parts Now Available - No Need to Mail In!

ColorWare has just launched a new service for BlackBerry Bold owners (or soon to be owners!) that allows you to customize the look of your BlackBerry Bold without having to actually send the device in! FINALLY!! The process is simple: Visit ColorWare's BlackBerry Bold Design Studio page Create your customized Bold Back, bottom, and camera parts are available. To have your frame color...

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BlackBerrius Maximus - part V - the Flip Edition!

BlackBerrius Maximus - part V - the Flip Edition!

  BlackBerrius Maximus: "The 8220 Edition" - One Cool "flippin" Phone  OK - I already know what you are thinking - BlackBerrius Maximus and the Pearl "Flip" 8220 sounds like an oxymoron. Well, hang on to your hinges because this is one very capable little Smartphone. How capable? Well, it provided conversation, music and entertainment for over three hours in the car with a 13 year old -...

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Latest BlackBerry Smartphone Release Date Roundup!

Latest BlackBerry Smartphone Release Date Roundup!

With several new BlackBerry Smartphones hitting the market there are a ton of release dates for us to be thinking about. Below is a quick round up of the latest confirmed and rumored dates floating around the interwebs: AT&T BlackBerry Bold - available November 4th | more info >> Rogers BlackBerry Pearl 8220 - Ships Oct. 29, in stock for Halloween | more info >> Verizon...

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Reminder: Only 5 Days Left to Enter To Win a FREE Lincoln!

Reminder: Only 5 Days Left to Enter To Win a FREE Lincoln!

I just received a BlackBerry Owners Lounge email letting me know that... There's only 5 days left to enter for your chance to win the 2009 Lincoln MKS. Simply visit the sweepstakes website and follow the SYNC equipped 2009 Lincoln MKS, armed with a BlackBerry Bold smartphone, as it makes its way across North America. You could still win 1 of 10 BlackBerry smartphones and lots of other...

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Can PageOnce Help You?

Can PageOnce Help You?

Life can be a little disorganized at times, between appointments, family time, bills, work and just about anything else that happens to pop up in the run of a day that may often cause chaos for a lot of people trying to juggle all those things. A new free application for your BlackBerry has been released to help over come some of those frustrations. One thing I noticed in the forums that gets...

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Qik Now Available For BlackBerry!

This is awesome!! Long something that was available on Nokia phones and even the iPhone, Qik has announced and released (I love it when a company announces AND releases same day... RIM could learn from this!) a version that is compatible with BlackBerry devices. Never heard of Qik you say? Well it's like this - it's a streaming video application made for your phone which allows you to...

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Mobile Syrup Goes Hands On with the 8900 Curve!

* Update: Sing it With Me - We're here for a good time, not a long time, so have a good time, 'till the pre-release videos come to an end. Video removed. * Rounding out RIM's surge of next generation smartphones (think Bold, Pearl Flip, Storm) is the BlackBerry Curve 8900, also known as the Javelin. We took a good look at the Curve 8900 in our pre-release review, and the fine folks at...

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Introducing Around SPE

Introducing Around SPE

You may not realize it, but the site you're reading right now is a part of one of the premier networks of smartphone news and review sites. We call it the 'Smartphone Experts Network' and if you haven't heard, we've recently added a new member to our family, Android Central. That brings the number of our smartphone communities up to five sites. You can find links to these sites and to...

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BlackBerry Storm Hands-On First Impressions!

BlackBerry Storm Hands-On First Impressions!

** Update: December 8th, 2008 - Listen to our BlackBerry Storm Review Podcast>> This review follows up the pre-release review, after having own and used the Storm ** A Pre-Release Look at RIM's First Touchscreen Smartphone Finally! Here it is CrackBerry Nation, my first hands-on impressions of the BlackBerry Storm. Unlike my BlackBerry 9000, KickStart and Javelin pre-release...

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Introducing Pinota... the 1st BB Adult Entertainment Network

Introducing Pinota... the 1st BB Adult Entertainment Network

I couldn't help but laugh when I saw this and I did need a quick break from the Storm Review I'm working on for y'all to read (it's coming... so have patience and quit sending emails asking when it's getting posted as they're distracting me from writing - I'm not leaving the computer till it's up and done!) so I figured I'd post this up for y'all to read in the meantime. Don't shoot the...

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What's Hot: New Web Signals Push Services Available!

What's Hot: New Web Signals Push Services Available!

Our friend Ronen over at BerryReview was browsing mobile.blackberry.com this morning and noticed a new link under the What's Hot section - New BlackBerry Web Signals! Rewind a few days to Day 2 of the Developer Conference, and the announcement of Web Signals was big news. Installing these services onto your BlackBerry allows for content to get pushed right to your device - saving you time...

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