Reserve Your BlackBerry Storm at Best Buy for $50!

Reserve Your BlackBerry Storm at Best Buy for $50!

Want to guarantee you're able to get yourself a BlackBerry Storm on launch day? Effective immediately (err..or maybe/hopefully tomorrow - November 6th), you can walk into Best Buy and leave a $50 refundable deposit which guarantees they will have a Storm waiting for you when it is officially released. No exact pricing or release date have been confirmed by Best Buy yet, but you can click...

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RIM's Vodafone BlackBerry Storm Unboxed!

RIM's Vodafone BlackBerry Storm Unboxed!

Click the image above for more pics!!! Keep in mind this a RIM-issued Vodafone BlackBerry Storm (note the property of RIM sticker on the device shots). Odds are good the actual Storm that ships from Vodafone will come in different packaging. The date on on the Storm's display is October 17th - word is there was an International PR event at RIM's headquarters in Waterloo that day, and these...

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CONTEST: Win a FREE Unlock Code for the AT&T Bold!

CONTEST: Win a FREE Unlock Code for the AT&T Bold!

We did this contest for the Rogers Bold and we're doing it again in honor of all of you who waited so long and finally now have your hands on a shiny, new AT&T BlackBerry Bold... Courtesy of the good folks at BBEnriched, we have 10 FREE Unlock Codes for the AT&T BlackBerry Bold to give away. You'll be wanting to do this so you can swap SIMs when you take your Bold traveling and save...

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Contact Hero – Your Productive, Anywhere Contact Manager

Contact Hero – Your Productive, Anywhere Contact Manager

My my, aren't we popular? Just have a look at your contact list in your BlackBerry, quite a few right? Now check out your Gmail, Yahoo, Outlook, etc, contacts. Let me guess, even more? I thought so. Most of us don't carry ALL of our contacts in our BlackBerry Address Book, it's a waste of valuable memory. Then again, having to log into your multiple accounts to retrieve the email address...

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New Bold Animated "Jet Fighter" Theme From Elecite!

New Bold Animated "Jet Fighter" Theme From Elecite!

By now you are probably just getting comfortable with your new BlackBerry Bold, whether you bought it for use on AT&T or unlocked it for another carrier. And of course with the purchase of a new device, comes the oppurtunity to get some new things to go along with that new device, be it software, accessories or personalization media like ringtones, wallpapers and themes. What better...

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BlackBerry Enterprise Server Compatibility

BlackBerry Enterprise Server Compatibility

A very useful tool for BlackBerry administrators and support staff is RIM's BlackBerry Enterprise Server Compatibility. Just head over to this link, pick your email system (Microsoft Exchange, Lotus Domino, or Novell GroupWise) and you will get a PDF with a very detailed matrix. This matrix details operating systems, versions of database servers, version of instant messaging...

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Verizon BlackBerry Storm 9530 Hands-On Video

So I was just on youtube looking to see if anybody had uploaded the new AT&T BlackBerry Bold commercial yet, but instead ran across the video above. I'm not sure how I missed this when it first surfaced. The footage is compiled from previous vids we have seen, but it provides a solid look at the Storm if you haven't been following it to closely to date. If you're contemplating the...

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BlackBerry Bold FREE After Rebate via LetsTalk.com!

BlackBerry Bold FREE After Rebate via LetsTalk.com!

WTF?! It has officially been available for less than 24 hours and you can already get yourself a BlackBerry Bold for FREE. Click on over to Walmart's website or LetsTalk.com, sign yourself up for a 2 year AT&T contract, and the $199.99 priced BlackBerry Bold will be yours for FREE after you send in the $199.99 mail-in rebate.  Like seriously. This is sort of insane. We've been...

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Upgrade Docs To Go to Premium and get PDF To Go for Free

Upgrade Docs To Go to Premium and get PDF To Go for Free

DataViz has released Documents To Go 1.005 today. Some of the new features include: Excel 2007 Support Track Changes (view only) Password Protection for Word and Excel (97-2004) [Premium only] Inserting comments for Word and Excel [Premium only] If you already have Documents To Go installed on your BlackBerry or if you have BlackBerry OS 4.5 or later which has Documents To Go pre-...

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First Looks: Verizon Storm Accessories

First Looks: Verizon Storm Accessories

The big red Verizon engine is firing on all cylinders as they get set for the official release of the BlackBerry Storm. We've seen launch parties, contests and Storm hunts and now we have a first look at BlackBerry Storm accessories in Verizon packaging. The Storm's hardware is ready... now we just need the OS to pass through Technical Acceptance and get provisioned onto the devices (hundreds...

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FlyCast Goes Live On BlackBerry!

FlyCast Goes Live On BlackBerry!

This folks is something I have been waiting for ever since Kevin mentioned it even before the BlackBerry Developer Conference. Now while the wait was a little bit of a killer for me personally, I'm finally able to say the wait is indeed now over and was well worth the it. FlyCast has come to your BlackBerry and has come bringing all of what it promised. Never heard of FlyCast? You should...

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Cheat Sheets for New AT&T BlackBerry Bold Owners!

Cheat Sheets for New AT&T BlackBerry Bold Owners!

Our pal Ronen posted this the other day, but I thought I'd hold off posting in the CrackBerry blogs until more of you actually had your shiny new AT&T BlackBerry Bold in-hand. Click the image above... it'll take to you to a site where you can download a .zip file containing some useful AT&T Bold .pdf cheat sheets: a BB Bold Data Sheet (so you can tell your non-Bold friends what...

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Pre-Paid BlackBerry Coming Your Way?!!

Pre-Paid BlackBerry Coming Your Way?!!

Pre-paid BlackBerry? I know many of you have been asking for this for a long time and it's no surprise that RIM has been working on it... you can click here to read some of Jim Balsillie's words on the subject from the Q2 Earnings Call held back in September. What is surprising are the RIM internal docs posted online at BGR today that outline RIM's plans for growing in the pre-paid...

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Dear Berry: Bold or Storm?

Dear Berry: Bold or Storm?

Dear Berry, So which blackberry in your mind is better and why? Regards, - Bold vs. Storm Dear "Bold vs. Storm", This is a very difficult answer. There are things I like very much about both devices. The most obvious distinction between the two would be the touch screen on the Storm which doesn't exist on the Bold. On the Bold you have the actual keyboard which BB is known for. If...

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Red BlackBerry Pearl Flip Gives You Hell!

Well.. not quite, but did the blog post title at least get your attention?! If the Girlicious Baby Doll video we posted over the weekend featuring the T-Mobile BlackBerry Pearl Flip wasn't to your musical palette, maybe the new All American Rejects' Gives You Hell video will be. The hellish (in a good way) looking Red Flip debuts at 1m46s. Thanks to Bryan for sending this in!

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Follow the US Elections on your BlackBerry with Viigo!

Follow the US Elections on your BlackBerry with Viigo!

Viigo has added a real-time results for today's US Election. The Live Election Results Feed will provide both Overall and State By State results throughout the evening as each contender demonstrates a Firm Lead, or is declared a Winner in each State. Results will be updated every 5 minutes. To add the new feed, click on Elections 2008, then select "Add Channel", then select "Live...

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CrackBerry Tip: VOTE FIRST... Then Buy Your New Bold!

November 4th is here and that means TWO things... the BlackBerry Bold is now available from AT&T and it's Election Day in the USA! So here's a CrackBerry tip for all of you doing both today... VOTE FIRST... and then and only then should you buy your BlackBerry Bold! Seriously, if you buy the Bold before you vote there's no way you'll hold out long enough to mark your X on a ballot....

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Verizon Releases OS 4.5 for the Pearl 8130 and Curve 8330

Verizon Releases OS 4.5 for the Pearl 8130 and Curve 8330

Our CrackBerry Forums are so alive with the latest OS4.5 news and reviews and betas that it almost seems a waste to blog it, but for those who don't venture into the forums often enough and like official releases then here's the good word.... You can now download OS4.5.0.77 for your Verizon BlackBerry Pearl 8130 and Curve 8330 from Verizon's website!! Sorry 8830 users... there's no 4.5...

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BlackBerry Bold Now Available on AT&T's Website!

BlackBerry Bold Now Available on AT&T's Website!

The moment SO MANY of you have been waiting for is finally here.... BUY YOUR AT&T BLACKBERRY BOLD NOW!!!

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Talking App Center, App Store and RIM’s New Attitude

Talking App Center, App Store and RIM’s New Attitude

Sitting Down With Jeff McDowell, Research In Motion's VP of Global Alliances On the morning of the final day of the BlackBerry Developer Conference, I had the opportunity and privilege to sit down with RIM's VP of Global Alliances Jeff McDowell to talk about the newly-announced BlackBerry Application Center and BlackBerry Application Storefront (keep in mind the "Application Storefront"...

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