Happy Thanksgiving Canadian CrackBerrys!

Happy Thanksgiving Canadian CrackBerrys!

To all of our Canadian CrackBerry.com readers and members, Happy Thanksgiving!! As most of you know, Research in Motion, makers of our beloved BlackBerry smartphones, are based out of Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA. It seems like a good time for all the RIM folk in Canada to take a day off and relax with friends and family and eat some Turkey.... we know the next couple of months are going to be...

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Introducing ColorMe Themes by Z Man Designs

Introducing ColorMe Themes by Z Man Designs

Rocking a Red 8310? How about a Blue Pearl 8110? Maybe you have Orange skin on your 8820? How about an all-white ColorWare Curve? Or did BeckyMae set you up with an It Ain't Easy Being Green or PurpleBerry one-of-a-kind creation? Our pal Zach from Z Man Designs (creator of the free CrackBerry.com CorkBerry theme) has just introduced a new series of BlackBerry themes targeted to those...

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Sandstone Pearl 8110 Now Available on ATT's Website

Sandstone Pearl 8110 Now Available on ATT's Website

Remember that funky/girly/designer pink BlackBerry we showed you the other day? Well the new Pearl 8110's color has a name and the device is now available on AT&T's website... You can pick up the BlackBerry Pearl 8110 Sandstone with pink henna design for only $99 on a two-year contract (after mail-in rebate). I can't help but think that AT&T is gonna sell a whack load of these....

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Rogers Bold Owner? Upgrade Your Operating System Now!!!

Rogers Bold Owner? Upgrade Your Operating System Now!!!

Listen up Rogers BlackBerry Bold owners... you now know what you're doing this weekend! Rogers has officially released updated device software for the Rogers BlackBerry Bold, in the form of version 4.6.0.162. If you're still running the original operating system that your Bold shipped with (version 4.6.0.125), you will want to upgrade ASAP. Based on my observations, as well as those of...

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Rumors Roundup: Microsoft to Buy RIM (again?), New Super BlackBerry, Verizon Storm Launch Date & Bold Delays

I know it's probably "bad blogging" to sum up five stories in one post, but it's been a helluva week and honestly, I just don't want to see Lindsay Lohan and her BB get pushed down the homepage too far too quick (LOL). And think of it this way.. I'm extending the life of your mouse by saving you a couple of clicks. But you'd be crazy not to click through and read this whole article....

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BlackBerry Software Roundup for October 10th, 2008!

BlackBerry Software Roundup for October 10th, 2008!

Another great week. Can't wait for the Storm to finally hit... Have been enjoying reading all the news and updates on it all week. That said, there's lots of apps covered this week in the roundup. This week we've got the following titles: New BlackBerry Software: Photo Caller ID Deluxe, Jewel Blaster, EZ Timer, Callabridge 2, Weight Tracker, dialByWord Updated BlackBerry Software: New...

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Alltel Turns on MMS...Kinda?

Alltel Turns on MMS...Kinda?

Do you have MMS on your Alltel BlackBerry? Users of Alltel are now reporting in the forums and other places on the interwebs that  their devices now have the MMS option in the menu and have been able to successfully send and recieve MMS just fine. This however does not seem applicable to everyone and their has also been some news about the possibility that Alltel and RIM jumped the gun with...

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Another New Vodafone BlackBerry Storm Commercial!

Seriously?! Another Frak'n BlackBerry Storm Commercial?! I mean, I LOVE them and all, but I don't know how much longer I can last looking at these videos without being able to actually hold one in my hands. This is TORTURE.    via BBNews

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Hockey Addict? Get Your NHL Fix with Viigo!

Hockey Addict? Get Your NHL Fix with Viigo!

NHL Live Scores   Standings, Schedules, Headlines & Team News! Viigo User? Better check out the Sports Channel as Viigo is now serving up everything NHL! For hockey addicts, and yes Mr. Balsillie, we know you're one of them, you now have convenient access to NHL scores, standings, schedules, headlines and team specific news and analysis. And it's available now... just in time...

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BlackBerry Curve 8900 Hands-On Video!

BlackBerry Curve 8900 Hands-On Video!

Here it is CrackBerry Nation.. the long awaited, much anticipated, hands-on video first look at the BlackBerry Curve 8900, formerly known as the Javelin!! My apologies for taking so long to get this up... blame Apple! It's like El Jobso knew what I was working on and sent Gremlins to attack my Mac. Keep in mind as you watch the video that this is an early, pre-release BlackBerry 8900....

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BlackBerry Curve 8900 on T-Mobile Germany Website!

BlackBerry Curve 8900 on T-Mobile Germany Website!

I told you the Javelin would hit the market as the BlackBerry Curve 8900! And now it's up on T-Mobile Germany's website. Coming in November... I wonder if we'll see it in North America before Christmas too? If you want a better look at the BlackBerry 8900 be sure to check out our Javelin Hands-On Hardware Review. Speaking of hands-on... stay tuned to CrackBerry.com. We have a special treat...

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Hands-On Video: Lewis Hamilton has a BlackBerry Storm!

Lewis Hamilton, you lucky SOB!! Long time readers of CrackBerry.com (and listeners of our podcast) will know I'm a HUGE Formula 1 fan, so it hurts just that much more to see Vodafone McLaren-Mercedes driver (and this season's F1 Championship points leader) Lewis Hamilton rocking a BlackBerry Storm. The last we spotted Lewis on the blogs with a BlackBerry he was rock'n a Curve, so I'm SURE he...

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CMO of Vodafone Talks BlackBerry Storm 9500!

Excellent Video! Above you can watch Vodafone's Chief Marketing Officer, Frank Rovekamp, weigh in with his two cents (more like £3!!) on Rearch in Motion's new BlackBerry Storm. Clarification: by "launched today" he doesn't meaned "available today," so don't get too excited (this was posted on October 8th at the Vodafone Labs site). Watch the vid!! Looking for more Storm coverage? Go Here!

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CrackBerry Nation Loves Lindsay Lohan & Her Bold!

CrackBerry Nation Loves Lindsay Lohan & Her Bold!

Well, I can't say that all of CrackBerry nation loves Lindsay Lohan, but a lot of you sure do. My inbox was flooded yesterday afternoon/evening from loyal readers sending in these images of Lohan that were taken Tuesday in LA when she went walking around the town with her BB let loose for all to see. No wonder she attracted the attention of the paparazzi - I'm sure they were all busting...

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Talk Up A Storm #4 - Heat Up The Storm!

Talk Up A Storm #4 - Heat Up The Storm!

October 8th will go down as a HUGE day for the BlackBerry Storm... even I'm *almost* getting sick of reading about it (mission accomplished RIM et al!!). But in case you're one of those CrackBerry Addicts still longing for more, after the jump you can read the contents of this week's edition of Talk Up a Storm. This is the internal mailer that is going out every Wednesday to Verizon...

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Corey Visto Glass X Theme

Corey Visto Glass X Theme

With new beta versions of Plazmic combined with new devices like the Bold, its good to see that not everyone has moved on to making themes only for newer OS versions and devices.  Corey Visto has cranked out another great clean theme - Glass X.  Available in both Icon, Today and Zen versions, Glass X keeps the sleek banner and design that all of Corey's themes are known for.  The icons a...

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Bell Set To Take the World By Storm Too!

Bell Set To Take the World By Storm Too!

Any Bell subscribers in the house? Good News! Though they're a little late to the game, Bell has announced the coming of the BlackBerry Storm. Now Canucks North of the border officially have two choices -- Telus and Bell -- from which to purchase RIM's first touchscreen BlackBerry when it becomes available. I've been handing my money over to Robbers Rogers for years now... am I gonna have...

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BlackBerry Storm Hands-On Reviews!

BlackBerry Storm Hands-On Reviews!

The BlackBerry Storm's official press release crossed the wire at 12:01am on October 8th, and at the same time three hands-on reviews of the BlackBerry Storm went live on the net. As it turns out, there was a special press event in NYC on October 1st where the lucky few in attendance were permitted to get some hands-on time with the Storm and get their embargoed reviews ready for the...

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BIG OOPS: Vodafone Storm Webpage Shows iPhone Love?!

BIG OOPS: Vodafone Storm Webpage Shows iPhone Love?!

Update: Looks like Vodafone pulled the messed up page for now. Good Thinking. * WTF?! This sucks. Rene Ritchie, editor of our sibling site TheiPhoneBlog.com, is NEVER gonna let me live this down. Never Ever. Turns out some soon-to-be fired bloke (likely an iPhone fanboy) working for Vodafone or one of the marketing agencies they contract with totally fraked up on the graphics used on...

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BlackBerry Storm Officially Coming To Telus!

BlackBerry Storm Officially Coming To Telus!

Back in early August we brought word that Telus would be getting the BlackBerry Storm and today it is official (we originally thought Telus may get an exclusive on it, but that's not the case anymore - think Rogers or Bell as your alternative but we're still waiting on official word). They've now launched a microsite so you can sign-up for updates and catch a glimpse of this beautfy (...

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