CrackBerry Goes to Vegas This Week for CES 2009!

CrackBerry Goes to Vegas This Week for CES 2009!

w00t! The Consumer Electronics Show is the biggest gadget event of the year and it kicks off this Thursday in Las Vegas! CrackBerry.com will be live on the scene reporting back with all of the cool BlackBerry/mobile related stuff of interest, so you'll want to keep your eyes locked to the blogs (even more so than you do now!) from the 8th to 11th. While I'm not expecting any huge...

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CDMA BlackBerry Love in 2009

CDMA BlackBerry Love in 2009

This past Friday the folks over at Engadget posted that a trusted source let them know that Sprint will be getting a CDMA Bold in the first quarter of 2009 to replace the 8830. To that we say, heck ya!, but don't think for a second that's where the CDMA BlackBerry love for 2009 will end. Let's do a quick recap... With the BlackBerry Bold being the successor to the 88xx series, you can...

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Review: eWallet for BlackBerry Smartphones

Review: eWallet for BlackBerry Smartphones

I hate to be a downer around this time of year, but there's one thing I have to bring up. Whether we think about it or not, identity theft runs rampant as we are out and about shopping for the Holidays. While some of these thefts are well beyond our control, others are as simple as misplacing vital information. The next thing you know, your credit card or bank account statement is mailed to...

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I Fell in Love with a BlackBerry Girl

My friends Marissa and Tara were down in Miami for some New Year's holiday time, and while relaxing by the ocean were approached by busker/singer Gary James. Gary wanders South Beach looking for people to serenade with his lyrical stylings and whenever he comes across a good look'n gal (or in this case gals) tanning with a BlackBerry by her side busts into "BlackBerry Girl." Apparently this...

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New Ice Blue Theme For Your Bold From Visto Themes!

New Ice Blue Theme For Your Bold From Visto Themes!

So the holidays are now over and I'm sure some of you out there got shiny new Bolds for Christmas. No better way to give it some love then to grab a nice new theme from Visto Themes. Corey has released "Ice Blue" this time around and with the unique stylings on this one it's sure to please. The icons look great and really stand out on the white background and have great transitions when...

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Fast Food Calorie Counter for BlackBerry Smartphones

Fast Food Calorie Counter for BlackBerry Smartphones

Well folks, we made it to 2009. After the partying, fireworks and off key renditions of Auld Lang Syne reality sets in. What do you want to accomplish this year? Did you stick to your guns and follow your resolutions from last year? One of the most popular New Years Eve Resolutions is to lose weight, to get in shape. It's also the most commonly broken resolution. Blame it on life,...

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Lindsay Lohan Kicks Off 2009 With Her BB... Bikini + Bold!

Lindsay Lohan Kicks Off 2009 With Her BB... Bikini + Bold!

Time for our first Celebrity BlackBerry Sighting of 2009! And believe it or not, it was Rene Ritchie of TheiPhoneBlog who tipped us off on this one... It's fitting that Lindsay Lohan be the first celebrity BlackBerry user we post on in 2009 since this post of her was definitely the most talked about celeb sighting in 2008. LL went BB to kick off the new year yesterday, busting out her...

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BlackBerry Storm (Mainly) Survives Fall from Truck

Ever wondered what *could* happen if you accidentally dropped your BlackBerry Storm on the pavement? It happened to one of our readers... here's what Jeff had to say: I dropped my Storm today, a big fall out of a lifted Ford Expedition to the pavement. To my amazement, no scratches, no battery deployment (which used to happen to my Curve all the time when I dropped it), nothing except...

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BlackBerry Software Roundup for January 2nd, 2009!

BlackBerry Software Roundup for January 2nd, 2009!

I hope everyone out there had a very happy holiday season, and that New Years' was fantastic for all. 2009 is here, and to start off the new year I've got some great new titles to tell you about in this weeks' roundup. They are: New BlackBerry Software: PhoneBAK for BlackBerry, e-Mobile Planner,  picPuzzle, WhereRYu?, DistanceAlert, CallAssist Updated BlackBerry Software: BerryTunes 2.5....

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New Years Celebration: Prizes Galore from Electric Pocket!

New Years Celebration: Prizes Galore from Electric Pocket!

To help get 2009 off to a good start, one of our favorite BlackBerry software developers, Electric Pocket, is offering CrackBerry members a chance to win one of their best selling apps: FlipSide - MP3 player that enables you to swoosh through the album covers of your tune collection PhoneFace speed dialer - flip through pics of your most-called friends and family to launch a call or...

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10 Things You Should Know About Using a BlackBerry!

10 Things You Should Know About Using a BlackBerry!

Around Christmas time many people receive a BlackBerry as a present. It is not surprising since it is the fastest selling smartphone these days. The BlackBerry is pretty user friendly and most things are self-explanatory, however I thought that there are at least 10 things you should know about that will make using your BlackBerry so much more enjoyable. Since I do not have a...

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Happy New Year!!!

Happy New Year!!!

On behalf of everyone here at CrackBerry.com, we hope you had an awesome New Year's eve celebration and wish you all the best for 2009. May it prove to be a prosperous year for you... in health, in wealth, in happiness and of course good BlackBerrying! Don't forget to exercise those thumbs daily!!

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BlackBerrius Maximus - Part VII - New Year's Eve Edition

BlackBerrius Maximus - Part VII - New Year's Eve Edition

Eenie, Meenie, Miney Berry... Which Should I Choose? What a year! 2008 will definitely go down as the "Year of the Berry" for me. My little SIM Card found a home in no less than 7 different BlackBerrys this past year! While much of the use could be classified as "professional," there was certainly a "searching" for the perfect Berry as well. So, let's take a look at the year that was and...

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BlackBerry Browsers Explained

BlackBerry Browsers Explained

Today we received an email from Mike on the CrackBerry Podcast hotline (podcast @ crackberry.com) in New Jersey asking why there are different web browsers on his new BlackBerry Storm, and why he cannot download files larger than 5 Mb. I thought that the answer to Mike's question would also benefit everyone else, so read on after the jump for an explanation of the BlackBerry Browser....

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CrackBerry Coveroo Winners Announced! Didn't Win? Purchase Your Own CrackBerry Coveroo Today!!

When I showed off my new CrackBerry Coveroo in the blogs last week (click here to see the image in case you missed it) the response of "I WANT THAT" was overwhelming... so much so in fact that you can now buy your own CrackBerry Coveroo straight from Coveroo.com! We also held a contest for 10 Free CrackBerry Coveroos and it's time to announce the winners.. and the lucky winners are:...

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Smartphone Round Robin Extended!

Smartphone Round Robin Extended!

I think this is the start of a tradition! Last year we extended the Smartphone Round Robin deadline by a week and we're doing the same thing this year! Between the holidays, some shipping delays, getting prepped for January's big events (CES coming up and Dieter/Rene will be hitting up MacWorld too) and just being swamped in general, we're going to keep the Round Robin going until January...

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T-Mo USA Getting the BlackBerry Curve 8900 this February?

T-Mo USA Getting the BlackBerry Curve 8900 this February?

I'm not sure what's going on in the world of BlackBerry, but it seems the good 'ole US of A has (mainly) been getting the short end of the stick as of late in terms of getting new BlackBerry smartpones first. The BlackBerry Bold was released pretty much everywhere in the world this past summer, yet AT&T didn't get it until November, the Storm hit Vodafone a week before Verizon (not too big...

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Mobile Bartender Now Available for the BlackBerry Storm!

Mobile Bartender Now Available for the BlackBerry Storm!

You just gotta love CrackBerry.com. What other blog would follow up a post about using your BlackBerry to get in shape in 2009 with one on mixing better alcoholic beverages to say farewell to 2008! :-) JUST in time for New Year's Eve, the folks at Mobatech have now made their popular Mobile Bartender for BlackBerry application available in a Storm-compatible version. If you haven't heard...

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A Fit and Healthy 2009 With Your BlackBerry!

A Fit and Healthy 2009 With Your BlackBerry!

The folks over at Gym Technik are challenging all BlackBerry owners to get themselves into fighting form for 2009. This is not one of those New Year resolutions they want you to start and forget about by Spring - This is a resolution that they are working hard to make into a lifestyle for all of us. If you are as pumped as I am and ready to take the new year on with a powerful swing,...

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An iPhone Fanboy's First Hands-On with the BlackBerry Storm

An iPhone Fanboy's First Hands-On with the BlackBerry Storm

My Christmas Present - iPhone Smash!!! What did you want for Christmas? A new BlackBerry? Maybe a Wii or some new Xbox games? World peace? Your two front teeth?? All I wanted for Christmas was a picture of me as the Incredible Hulk ripping an iPhone 3G in half!! I figured it would make the perfect desktop wallpaper for myself... a little CrackBerry Kevin goes iPhone Smash! to keep me on my...

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