T-Mobile Going Through A Learning Curve with the BlackBerry 8320 Curve - UMA Issues in California

** Updated ** Friday, September 28th: The Verdict is in: T-Mobile is DEFINITELY having problems with the UMA service on the newly released BlackBerry Curve 8320. Read the Comments to this post to see what T-Mobile Curve owners are saying. ____________________________________________________ A CrackBerry.com member just sent this in, and I figured it worthy of a post. As predicted by David...

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BlackBerry Humor - Those Old Slugs! :)

BlackBerry Humor - Those Old Slugs! :)

From the RIM Developer's forum - thanks Bla1ze! 

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Review: Case-Mate Signature Series Leather Case-Holster Combo for BlackBerry Curve

Protection & Pizzazz in One Needing to find a way to protect your investment without losing your BlackBerry cool? The 8300/8310/8320 (it fits all Curves!) Leather case from Case-Mate’s Signature series may be what you are looking for! The form fitting case and accompanying swivel holster are made from genuine Napa leather and molded plastic. Boasting durability and high impact...

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Out of the Box Review: T-Mobile BlackBerry 8320 Curve

Out of the Box Review: T-Mobile BlackBerry 8320 Curve

The highly anticipated device has arrived! The rumors and speculation about the BlackBerry Curve 8320 for T-Mobile have been floating around the tech blog community for months and months, and now the time has come. The 8320 is here! Everything you have come to know and love with BlackBerry, with the added sweetness of WiFi! T-Mobile officially began selling the device on September 22,...

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AT&T Data Network Issues. Yet Another BlackBerry Outage?

AT&T Data Network Issues. Yet Another BlackBerry Outage?

Are you on AT&T? Are you receiving your emails this morning? 8am CST: Reports began coming in early this morning on the CrackBerry & BlackBerry Forums of AT&T users experiencing issues connecting to the AT&T GPRS and EDGE network. AT&T has confirmed they are having problems with their data and data routing and that BlackBerry users may be unable to send or receive...

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How to Choose the Right BlackBerry for You!

How to Choose the Right BlackBerry for You!

Happy Monday class! And welcome to Lecture 3 in our weekly BlackBerry 101 series. In today’s lecture we’re going to dive into the topic of choosing the right BlackBerry to suit your needs. If you are in the market for your first smartphone or are finally making the switch to BlackBerry from another platform, you should (hopefully!) find this lecture helpful. If you’re a long-time CrackBerry...

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T-Mobile BlackBerry 8320 Now On Sale!!!

T-Mobile BlackBerry 8320 Now On Sale!!!

** Updated ** Monday, Sept. 24th: The T-Mobile BlackBerry 8320 is Now Available at T-Mobile.com! ** Updated ** Tuesday, Sept. 25th: RIM & T-Mobile Officially Announce 8320. Read Press Release >> ____________________________________________________ That's right T-Mobile users, the highly-anticipated BlackBerry 8320 is now available! Looking at the talk in the CrackBerry forums, T...

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Friday News Roundup: All Good in the BlackBerry World

Friday News Roundup: All Good in the BlackBerry World

Wow, it's Friday already. Did this week just fly by or what? There wasn't too much in the way of earth-shattering, crazy-exciting news to report on this week, but lots did happen in the CrackBerry world including the "official" launch of the AT&T BlackBerry 8820. Read the Headlines After the Jump. 1. BlackBerry Plug-in for Microsoft Visual Studio Available for Download -  We found...

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Speaker ON, Speaker OFF: New Patent App for Adaptive Switching between Handset Mode and Speaker Mode

How's this for COOL? You know how easy it is to switch your Berry from handset mode to speaker mode (simply hit the $ sign/speaker key on the keyboard)? Well, it looks like RIM wants to make the easy even easier. Instead of having to push a button, in the future it looks like RIM is going have the BlackBerry do the work for us. A new patent application by RIM, entitled System and methods...

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Review: Nokia BH-800 Bluetooth Headset

Review: Nokia BH-800 Bluetooth Headset

Fashionable Doesn’t Mean Poor Quality… A big fan and long-time user of the Nokia BH-700 Bluetooth Headset, I was excited to get my hands on the Nokia BH-800 and put it to the test. A high-end headset (MSRP: $179.95, ShopCrackBerry: $89.95) with one of the best battery life’s around, the BH-800 weighs in at only 9g, which is light enough for Nokia to claim the use of the included ear loop...

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Mid-Week Humor: The 2007 Ms. BlackBerry Pageant

The production effort and cast makes this clip from Wallstrip.com worth the watch. I'm pretty sure if I ran my own BlackBerry Pageant I would take a slightly different approach to honing in on the winner (and I wouldn't let a guy with an iPhone into the event - though he does get waxed), but kudos nonetheless! [ Source ] 

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AT&T Officially Launches the BlackBerry 8820

It's finally and "officially" here (for real this time!). AT&T and RIM today have announced the launch of the BlackBerry 8820. The long-waited 8820 features all of the BlackBerry 8800's goodness, and adds Wi-Fi capabilities. Read the Release.  New BlackBerry 8820 From AT&T Hits The 'Hot Spot' With Wi-Fi  New Global Handset Complements and Extends AT&T's Industry-Leading...

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Review: Smartphone Experts SidePouch for BlackBerry Curve

Review: Smartphone Experts SidePouch for BlackBerry Curve

Funky SidePouch Blends Form and Function The stylish Smartphone Experts SidePouch marries form and function and provides Curve users with a useful accessory that, not only looks good, but also provides the BlackBerry with a good level of protection. Available in five snazzy colors, the leather cases are priced at an extremely reasonable $19.95 and are designed to fit the BlackBerry Curve...

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AT&T to Change BlackBerry Email Addresses

AT&T to Change BlackBerry Email Addresses

Have an AT&T/Cingular BlackBerry? Get ready for a change. Come October, AT&T will begin changing their @mycingular.blackberry.net addresses to @att.blackberry.net. I'd say it's a welcomed change! If this applies to you, your existing address will forward to your new address through March, 2008. [ via BG ] But if you're a REAL CrackBerry addict, you shouldn't be giving this address out...

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AT&T Rockin' the BlackBerry Curve in Titanium and Red?

AT&T Rockin' the BlackBerry Curve in Titanium and Red?

Looks like T-Mobile isn't the only one stepping up to the plate with color variations on our favorite BlackBerry devices.... Rumor has it that AT&T will not only be launching the new BlackBerry Curve 8310 (with GPS) on October 4th, but that this new Curve will be available in a new color! That's right, starting next month you'll be able to choose from the classic 'Titanium', plus a new...

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Review: Aliph Jawbone Bluetooth Headset

Review: Aliph Jawbone Bluetooth Headset

Stunning Design, Customizable Fit and Ambient Noise Canceling Technology The Aliph Jawbone Headset is a truly unique design. It curves to match the outline of your face. On top of that you can get a truly custom fit with the included earbuds and earloops. Aliph claims to have amazing military-grade 'Noise Shield' technology (Developed by DARPA – The Defense Advanced Research Projects...

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BES and BIS: What's the Difference?

BES and BIS: What's the Difference?

Morning Class! We'll skip roll call, but I do have two quick announcements to make... First, we're going to have a guest instructor today, and second, we are going to have TWO classes this week!!! I received a ton of overwhelmingly positive feedback on our first BlackBerry 101 lecture, Why BlackBerry?, and also received the request from several readers to dive into more detail on two terms that...

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Friday News Roundup: Busy Week for RIM!

Friday News Roundup: Busy Week for RIM!

A Friday morning recap of some of the things going on in the world of RIM/BlackBerry this week. Headlines after the Jump! 1. Rogers 8310 Launches - That's right, RIM gave the Canadians a GPS-enabled Curve before those living South of the Border. Available as of September 11th. 2. Built for BlackBerry - RIM launched a Built for BlackBerry website (though it's built for your PC). Nice...

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Review: Jabra JX10 Series II Bluetooth Headset

Review: Jabra JX10 Series II Bluetooth Headset

Small, Stylish, and Sophisticated I have been looking for a new Bluetooth headset for quite sometime, and I decided to see if the Jabra JX10 Series II for $79.95 would fit the bill. It arrived in a sleek black and yellow box, with a round window opening that displayed the exciting new toy I was about to test out. I was pleasantly surprised with the Jabra’s compact size. The color could be...

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The BoeingBerry Project - BlackBerrys Help Deaf Employees Communicate At Winnipeg Boeing Plant

No blogs from me yesterday as I spent the better part of it in airports and on airplanes as I traveled home to Winnipeg from Florida (where I got to hangout with the awesome Smartphone Experts team for a few days). But even though BlackBerry representation was one Winnipegger short for a day, a fitting made-in-Winnipeg BlackBerry story hit the news... Marty Rabu, a tooling technician at a...

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