RIM Launches BlackBerry Professional Software

RIM announced this morning the launch of BlackBerry Professional Software, a new wireless communications and collaboration solution that tightly integrates with the industry leading email servers and is specifically designed and priced to meet the needs of small and medium-sized businesses. It's designed for up to 30 wireless users and pricing begins at $499 for 5 users. Read Full Press Release...

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Telus Launches BlackBerry Pearl 8130

Telus Launches BlackBerry Pearl 8130

Many Canadians spent the weekend getting to know their new BlackBerry Pearl 8130! We posted last week that Telus would launch the BlackBerry Pearl 8130 on Friday, November 2nd, and it turns out that for once a rumor was true. Way to go BlackBerrySync! We should have figured they had the date nailed right since Telus requested them to remove their scooped post (common Telus...lighten up!)....

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Seidio Retractable USB Sync and Charge Cable Review

Seidio Retractable USB Sync and Charge Cable Review

I’ve said it before, I hate cables. It seems they’re always in a tangle and I’m not very good at untying knots. So I was delighted to come across the Retractable USB Sync and Charge Cable from Seidio. This little cable is only about 4 inches long when spooled, yet is expands easily. It functions just like the cable that came with your BlackBerry, letting you connect a BlackBerry to your PC so...

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New BlackBerry Desktop Manager v4.3 Available for Download from Vodafone!?!

New BlackBerry Desktop Manager v4.3 Available for Download from Vodafone!?!

UPDATE UPDATE: BlackBerry Desktop Manager 4.3 is now available from Vodafones Website. Click Here for Details.  UPDATE: I thought maybe the download was pulled but it's still there... the server is probably just getting hammered by visitors and is going really, really slow. Use the comments to this post to keep people in the loop! Keep in mind it there's a chance it might not work by the...

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Just incase you're still skeptical that the Camera in your BlackBerry Curve will be able to record video... the following video provides the proof and also takes a quick look around some of the easily noticeable improvements to OS v4.3.1. More Hands-On with the BlackBerry Curve and OS v4.3.1 >>

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Here it is! Videos taken with an AT&T BlackBerry 8300 Curve (and uploaded immediately to youtube) thanks to the soon to be released OS v4.3!! If you own a Curve and update to v4.3 when it comes out, you too will be capturing your own vids!! The first video of Bruno is with the bedroom lights on. In the second video, the bedroom lights are turned off (the room is dark) and the Curve's flash...

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Hands-On With RIM's New OS 4.3.1 for the BlackBerry Curve & BlackBerry Pearl 8100

With the BlackBerry 8130 now shipping with OS v4.3, we knew it wouldn't be too long before this updated operating system became available for other members in the BlackBerry family as well. From what I've seen today, the Curve and Pearl 8100 won't have to wait much longer to enjoy 4.3's full benefits. Back in August we ran some leaked screenshots of a BlackBerry Curve running OS v4.3. Today...

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Pre-Order the BlackBerry Pearl 8130 from Verizon

Pre-Order the BlackBerry Pearl 8130 from Verizon

Update: It sounds like November 8th is the instore date. If you buy online now today, you may just end up with it tomorrow. See the comments!  You can now Pre-Order the BlackBerry Pearl 8130 from Verizon. It will ship on November 8th!  Verizon Wireless Customers...you may now JUMP FOR JOY!!!!!! Pre-Order Your BlackBerry Pearl 8130 >>

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BlackBerry Curve OS v4.3 Real Look?!

BlackBerry Curve OS v4.3 Real Look?!

What do you think guys? Could this be the New BB Dimension L theme that will be available on BlackBerry OS v4.3 for the Curve? Mock-Up or the Real Deal?

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And the Winners of CrackBerry.com's NO TRICKS, JUST TREATS Halloween BlackBerry Giveaway are....

The Trick or Treaters have come and gone, and that leaves only one thing left to do this Halloween night.... announce the winners of CrackBerry.com's NO TRICKS, JUST TREATS Halloween BlackBerry Giveaway. The Grand Prize winner takes home a new BlackBerry Smartphone of choice along with a $100 Accessory coupon to the CrackBerry.com Store. The two runners up also receive $100 Accessory coupons...

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BlackBerry Ranked #1 by J.D. Power and Associates

BlackBerry Ranked #1 by J.D. Power and Associates

It's not like BlackBerry users need any 3rd party affirmation to tell us what we already know to be the truth, but J.D. Power and Associates has ranked BlackBerry #1 in its Inaugural Business Wireless Smartphone Customer Satisfaction Study! The inaugural study measures business customer satisfaction with their wireless smartphone, which is a mobile phone offering advanced capabilities,...

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Smartphone Round Robin: Goodbye BlackBerry, Hello Windows Mobile and the ATT Tilt

Smartphone Round Robin: Goodbye BlackBerry, Hello Windows Mobile and the ATT Tilt

Week #1 Device: AT&T Tilt by HTC My First Impressions of the Windows Mobile Powered AT&T Tilt It was two weeks and four days ago when Dieter had the idea for Smartphone Experts to hold its First Annual Smartphone Round Robin. I heard about the concept only minutes after it was originally conceived, and since that moment began mentally readying myself for the challenge of putting...

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Telus BlackBerry Pearl 8130 To Launch November 2nd?!

This just in, it looks like the BlackBerry Pearl 8130 may be hitting Telus in Canada as early as this Friday and should be in all stores by November 6th. The silver-colored 8130 will ship with OS 4.3 and will come preloaded with the new Facebook for BlackBerry app. OS 4.3 means this new Pearl should have video recording capabilities. Sweet! Let's see if the rumored launch date holds up. [...

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Smartphone Round Robin: Impressions of an iPhone Users First Few Days With the BlackBerry Curve 8310

Ever wonder what a hardcore Apple believer and iPhone user thinks of the BlackBerry? Mike Overbo, editor of PhoneDifferent.com has given up his iPhone for the next three weeks as part of the Smartphone Round Robin and lucky for him managed to get the best of the best as a replacement for Week #1 - the BlackBerry Curve 8310. At least we all know it's the best of the best... Mike's opinions may...

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LAST CHANCE!!! Enter NOW for Your Chance to Win a New BlackBerry in our Halloween BlackBerry Giveaway!

If you haven't registered yet for your chance to win a new BlackBerry in CrackBerry.com's NO TRICKS, JUST TREATS BlackBerry Halloween Giveaway, it's time to get on it...the contest thread closes tomorrow, Oct. 31st, at 12 Noon CST. The BlackBerry Giveaway will happen HALLOWEEN night and The Grand Prize Winner will receive their choice of a BlackBerry Curve, 8800, or Pearl Series...

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Smartphone Experts (SPE) Announces the First Annual Smartphone Round Robin... Bring It On!!!

I unoffically let the cat out of the bag Sunday night, but now it's official... the Smartphone Round Robin is on! To find out more information you can read the official Press Release and for all the event and contest details visit the dedicated Smartphone Experts Round Robin website. This event is all about community participation and there are some great prizes to be won. For the next...

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How To Use BlackBerry Messenger

How To Use BlackBerry Messenger

Good Morning Class! CrackBerry Kevin here and I hope you're ready for a little change up. The next three BlackBerry 101 lectures will each be conducted by a different guest professor!! Due to my participation in the Smartphone Experts 1st Annual Smartphone Round Robin, I will be without BlackBerry for the better part of a month (while I experience the AT&T Tilt, Treo 680, and Apple iPhone)...

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Review: Smartphone Experts GloveFit Case

Review: Smartphone Experts GloveFit Case

Daring Your BlackBerry to Dress in Leather  Okay, so you have finally purchased your first BlackBerry and are waiting to show it to the wireless world around you. Or perhaps you are a RIM veteran (or VeteRIM to quote myself), searching for a new way to protect that which you have grown close to. Our brother-at-arms, Mr. Able-Green introduced you to the amazing SmartPhone Experts OpenFace...

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Paris Hilton's Halloween Costume

Paris Hilton's Halloween Costume

It looks like Paris Hilton's Halloween costume included a BlackBerry Curve too! Thanks to mrme in the CrackBerry Forums for posting this! 

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Thought Piece: The Danger of Facebook for BlackBerrys

Thought Piece: The Danger of Facebook for BlackBerrys

BlackBerry + Facebook App + Partying = Trouble That was the valuable lesson (err... equation) I learned this weekend. Friday night was Halloween party night for me and I dressed up as a BlackBerry-addicted Superman to take in all the festivities. Well, I guess the aim was just to be Superman, but as a full-fledged BlackBerry addict it was impossible to leave my phone at home. I don't...

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