RIM Launches the BlackBerry Pearl 8120 in Italy with Style!

RIM Launches the BlackBerry Pearl 8120 in Italy with Style!

While all of us in North America have anxiously been awaiting the arrival of the BlackBerry Pearl 8130, RIM has been busy in other markets getting the "Pearl 2" rolled out. Read the official RIM/TIM 8120 launch Press Release. Stefano from BBworld.info just came back from the 8120 Launch Party in Milano (my girlfriend is Italian...I refuse to call it just Milan). Click here for the pics (or...

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How to Install a Media Card into your BlackBerry

How to Install a Media Card into your BlackBerry

Happy Tuesday Class! And Welcome to Lecture 6 in CrackBerry.com's BlackBerry 101 Series. Today we're going to take a look at something that's simple if you know the process but can be a complete pain-in-the-butt if you are trying to figure it out for the first time (trust me, I learned the hard way), and that is installing a microSD / microSDHC media card into your BlackBerry. This past week I...

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Watch YouTube Videos on your BlackBerry with Blueapple.mobi

Watch YouTube Videos on your BlackBerry with Blueapple.mobi

Are you jealous of the fact the iPhone can stream YouTube videos? You should feel much better after reading this article. I recently played with Blueapple.mobi, a new mobile site for watching videos on your BlackBerry. This is not for your computer, just for your BlackBerry. Simply open your mobile browser and type www.blueapple.mobi, or go to the web site from your computer and you'll be able to...

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BlackBerry Case Review: RexRegina Winston Side Pouch Case for the BlackBerry Curve and BlackBerry 8800

Stylish Italian styling sets RexRegina apart Last month, I reviewed a new side pouch by Smartphone Experts so I was eager to see how the RexRegina Winston side pouch stacked up. The RexRegina Winston Side Pouch features a horizontal design for those who prefer belt clips and horizontal insertion of the BlackBerry. It is designed to protect your BlackBerry against scratches and dings and...

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Video Overview: BlackBerry Pearl 8130

PhoneScoop.com got their hands on one of the new CDMA-based BlackBerry Pearl 8130s that will soon be available from Verizon and Sprint and was kind enough to give us a video overview of it. Exciting? DARN RIGHT! Enjoy!  [ Via RIMarkable ]

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140% More Power! Seidio's Extended 2600mAh Extended Battery for the BlackBerry Curve Packs More Punch.

I've patiently been waiting for this to arrive in the ShopCrackBerry.com store, and it's finally here! Seidio's new 2600mAh Extended Battery will keep your Curve rocking all day and night and day and night and day and night and hopefully another day or two or three.... :-) The required (and included) battery door extends your BlackBerry's casing around the battery enclosure by about 4mm...

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Bluetooth Headset Comparison and Review: Motorola HS850; Motorola H700; Motorola H800 Slider

Looking and Sounding Good: Three Generations of Folding/Sliding Motorola Bluetooth Headsets Reviewed and Compared As a newcomer to the world of Bluetooth technology, I was both intrigued by and apprehensive at the prospect of trying out three generations of Motorola Bluetooth headsets. I needn’t have worried. Motorola has successfully maintained a great tradition of mixing aesthetics and...

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BlackBerry Causes Phantom Vibrations? YES. Don't Forget the Phantom Rings and Phantom LEDs too!

The Associated Press published a story yesterday on BlackBerrys and Phantom Vibrations. What's a Phantom Vibration? Basically you feel a vibration on your hip or wherever you normally wear your BlackBerry, but in actuality it's all in your head - the phone is not vibrating (in some cases the BlackBerry is not even close to you!). Research in the area is scant, but theories abound about...

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Dear Berry: Bathroom-Bound BlackBerry...

Dear Berry: Bathroom-Bound BlackBerry...

Dear Berry, This has to be a joke or something. My husband used to disappear into the bathroom with his newspaper - ok - bad enough - lots of people do it. We had 1 child then so not such a burden. However, now he disappears into the bathroom with his NEW BlackBerry, which seems to be NEW every couple of months. I know of course because of the shear time he spends in there (no he is not sick in...

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RIM to Launch AT&T BlackBerry 8310 on October 11; Colors Available: Crimson Red & Titanium

I guess I need to start paying closer attention to our CrackBerry.com forums. This afternoon I started seeing photos of the soon to be released AT&T 8310 BlackBerry Curve pop up in my RSS reader showing the Crimson Red color it will be available in. Well it turns out we had this data and more in our forums for over 24 hours before the news started to break elsewhere. A big thanks to our...

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Halloween is Coming... and so is your Chance to Win a New BlackBerry in CrackBerry.com's Halloween 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...HALLOWEEN is just around the corner! And if you haven't thought about what you're dressing up as yet for the big day, it's time to get on that too! The BlackBerry Giveaway will happen on HALLOWEEN and The Grand Prize Winner...

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Basic Phone Controls on Your BlackBerry

Basic Phone Controls on Your BlackBerry

Gooooood Morning Class! Welcome to Lecture 5 in CrackBerry.com's BlackBerry 101 Series . We're still talking BlackBerry Basics and today we're going to go over the basic controls and important buttons to use on your BlackBerry. Without any further adieux, let's get Crack'n! Disclaimer For this lecture, we will go over the BlackBerry's basic controls using an image of the BlackBerry Curve 8320...

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Neuros Video Recorder: Movies on your BlackBerry

Neuros Video Recorder: Movies on your BlackBerry

You’ve been standing in line for 15 minutes and there’s no end in sight. Your kids are bored and, to the delight of the people around you, after 72 verses of the Wheels on the Bus Go Round and Round, they’ve grown tired of singing. But now they’re fighting with each other. And complaining. What if you could hand them your BlackBerry and let them watch an episode of Curious George while you wait...

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November 1st Launch Date for the Verizon BlackBerry Pearl

November 1st Launch Date for the Verizon BlackBerry Pearl

We've seen this kind of information be wrong before, but I think Verizon users should get their hopes up anyway... that's right, the Boy Genius is reporting a November 1st launch date for the Verizon BlackBerry Pearl 8130. This latest tipe puts the release date about a week earlier than previous rumors have been indicating. With built-in GPS, Video Recording and a host of other improvements...

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RIM Releases BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager

RIM Releases BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager

RIM has released a web-based version of their Desktop Manager client. Sorry MAC users, at this time it's only available for PCs. Here's the scoop: BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager is a web-based version of the BlackBerry Desktop Manager. It allows users to manage and configure their BlackBerry devices to receive messages, in addition to performing a variety of maintenance related tasks...

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Happy Thanksgiving Eh!

Happy Thanksgiving Eh!

To all the Canadian CrackBerrys out there, Happy Thanksgiving! Enjoy your long weekend! I'll be celebrating the day with my family, eating wayy too much turkey and fixin's.  I'll make a couple of quick posts before calling it a day, and will be back in full CrackBerry swing tomorrow. This week's BlackBerry 101 post will be tomorrow (Tuesday), which will also become our regular class time...

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If It Ain't Broke, Don't Upgrade - Jessica Simpson Still Uses Her Trusty Old BlackBerry 8700

It's been a while since we've ran a CrackBerry Sighting, but thought this one of Jessica Simpson was worth posting. Why? Because she illustrates a good point - if it ain't broke, don't upgrade! It's easy to get consumed with device rumors and long for the latest gadgets, but it's important to remember that at the core all BlackBerrys kick a$$. If you're lucky enough to have any model of...

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Review: Empower InstaSpell from EI Devices

In my quest to find a handy spell-checking software for my berry, I decided to try out Empower InstaSpell from EI Devices. InstaSpell installs easily OTA (over the air). Within minutes I had the software installed successfully. Once the InstaSpell application itself is installed, make sure you go ahead and install a dictionary. Do it in this order as well... InstaSpell, THEN the...

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Review: Smartphone Experts OpenFace Leather Case for the BlackBerry 8800, 8820, 8830 Series Smartphone

Quality Doesn't Have to Mean Expensive Every BlackBerry user should try and protect their device rather than see it get ruined by constant use (or is it abuse?!). Between top pouches, side pouches, holsters, hard cases, skins and more, a plethora of choices are available that can more than adequately do the job. With each style of casing having its own pros and cons, you may find yourself...

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CrackBerry.com Launches BlackBerry Wallpaper Maker v2.0 and User-Contributed Wallpaper Gallery!

Wallpapering Has NEVER Been Soo Much Fun!  I am pleased (and super excited!) to announce the launch of CrackBerry.com's improved BlackBerry Wallpaper Maker tool and all new user-contributed BlackBerry Wallpaper Gallery. Our original wallpaper maker has churned out 100+ wallpapers per day since CrackBerry.com went live back in February. It's made a lot of BlackBerry Users VERY Happy!...

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