RIM Fires Back Over Security Concerns

Research in Motion didn’t take much time to fire back at critics who have suggested that Wi-Fi security concerns would mean limited enterprise use for the 8820. The 8820 model will offer Wi-Fi as well as traditional cellular connectivity. According to PC World , upon the product release this month, many analysts raised security concerns around the use of Wi-Fi for business, saying Wi-Fi...

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CrackBerry Thumb? Tell Us Your Stories!

CrackBerry Thumb? Tell Us Your Stories!

We're looking for all newbies and members out there that have experienced 'CrackBerry Thumb'! Have you felt the pain? What's it like? Or is this 'CrackBerry Thumb' thing just a myth? Share your thoughts with us and join the conversation! Click here to join our forum discussion on 'BlackBerry Thumb'.

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Software Update: New Version of IM+ for Skype for BlackBerry

Software Update: New Version of IM+ for Skype for BlackBerry

One of the must have apps for your Berry has recently updated with a new version. IM+ for Skype for BlackBerry is now version 2.5.5! It's only $25.00. If you have already purchased the software, it is a free update...and if you don't have a copy... Go grab one now :) For more info, check it out in our store.

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BlackBerry 8800 Series Comparison

BlackBerry 8800 Series Comparison

With RIM announcing a new device every few months, it’s hard to keep track of all the model numbers. The latest announcement brings us the 8820, adding a Wi-Fi sibling to the family of GPS-enabled BlackBerrys. From the RIM Press Release, it looks like the 8820 will first appear with AT&T. To help see where the new device fits in, I’ve summarized the specifications of the new 8820 alongside...

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New 8820 Presents RIM with Challenges and Opportunities

New 8820 Presents RIM with Challenges and Opportunities

The new wi-fi-enabled BlackBerry 8820 could provide RIM with “significant” opportunities in Europe, according to a RBC Capital Markets analyst Mike Abramsky. The new device is due to come out in North America later this summer. So far, only AT&T has signed up to carry the device. The 8820 acts as a regular cellphone and can also connect to the Internet through a wi-fi connection at...

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RIM Announces the BlackBerry 8820, a Dual-Mode Cellular, WiFi Smartphone

RIM Announces the BlackBerry 8820, a Dual-Mode Cellular, WiFi Smartphone

Only a few months after releasing the BlackBerry 8800 and the BlackBerry Curve, a new model, the BlackBerry 8820 will hit the stores in the coming weeks. A lot of exciting new features are packed in this new version. For the first time, a BlackBerry device provides 802.11 a/b/g Wi-Fi compatibility along with all the common security protocols (WEPm WPA, WPA as well IPSec for secure VPN access...

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It's HERE! RIM Announces the 8820 BlackBerry Smartphone!

It's HERE! RIM Announces the 8820 BlackBerry Smartphone!

We knew it was coming, and now it is almost here! The BlackBerry 8820 will launch on AT&T later this summer and is RIM's next evolutionary step in its ongoing quest to building the best business smartphone imaginable. What's new with the 8820? Most notably, Wi-Fi! The BlackBerry 8820 is the first dual-mode BlackBerry handset that combines EDGE/GPRS/GSM cellular and Wi-Fi connectivity for...

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BlackBerry One of The Most Important Developments in Last Decade

BlackBerry One of The Most Important Developments in Last Decade

A software industry association today published a list of the most important developments of the past decade and the BlackBerry cracked the top 10. According to the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) 10 developments confirmed to their criteria and had a “significant impact on electronic commerce” in the past 10 years. “E-commerce has provided a significant engine for...

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Dear Berry: Feeling iPhone Pressure!

Dear Berry: Feeling iPhone Pressure!

Dear Berry, My husband is an Apple NUT. He was 2nd in line at the Apple store to get an iPhone - which he successfully purchased. I must admit it's a beautiful electronic however, I'm in love with my Blackberry (at times before my husband). He has been bothering me ever since the IPhone ads began months ago to switch from my Blackberry. I use my Blackberry for business (am self-employed) and...

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Wayfinder Navigator 7 Now Available on the 8800 and Curve

Wayfinder Navigator 7 Now Available on the 8800 and Curve

Wayfinder announced today that Wayfinder Navigator is now compatible with the BlackBerry 8800 Series and BlackBerry Curve. Wayfinder Navigator combines GPS navigation with the convenience and functionality of the BlackBerry. A user can be guided from A to B with voice, map and turn-by-turn directions. In addition to the navigation and positioning service, Wayfinder features a wide range of...

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CrackBerry Apparel & Gear is Here!

CrackBerry Apparel & Gear is Here!

Proud to be a CrackBerry Addict? Now you can Express your Love of All Things BlackBerry with CrackBerry Apparel & Gear!! We've added a link to our Apparel & Gear under the Store heading on the site's main navigation menu, so you'll never be more than a click away from browsing for CB gear.  There was a lot of demand from members and visitors to get an apparel shop up as soon...

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BlackBerry Themes - iBerry Theme Version 1.2 for the 8800

BlackBerry Themes - iBerry Theme Version 1.2 for the 8800

For those of you that want the look and feel of the iPhone, the iBerry Theme for the BlackBerry 8800 might be the ticket! I installed this theme a few days ago, and must say I'm enjoying it. The 'mac'-ish icons look great and the theme is easy to use. If you want to grab your copy, we have MANY iBerry themes available for multiple BlackBerry devices. Click the links after the jump for more...

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The iPhone - Doesn't Slice, Doesn't Dice, but Will It Blend?

We tried blending a BlackBerry Curve, but it was too tough! The blender broke, the kitchen caught on fire and the video footage was destroyed. At least our buddy Tom had more success with tossing his iPhone into a Blender.  You have to watch this!

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Get Digby - Get Harry Potter!

Get Digby - Get Harry Potter!

I admit it, I’m a big Harry Potter fan. I’ve read all six books so far and I’ve even been to one of the midnight release parties. And that was before I had kids old enough to read the books. So when I was perusing the weekly Digby specials on my BlackBerry, I was excited to see a Harry Potter link. For a limited time only, it appears that you can pre-order the new Harry Potter book for only $8....

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The Celebrity Smartphone Debate - Curve or iPhone?!

The Celebrity Smartphone Debate - Curve or iPhone?!

Research in Motion did a great job in flooding Hollywood with the Blackberry Curve at the end of May. The celebrity studded BlackBerry Curve launch party made sure of that! Fast forward six weeks, and yet another celebrity wardrobe accessory has entered the scene in the way of the iPhone. While every CrackBerry Addict can spew out a dozen or more reasons why they would never trade in their...

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JOB FLASH: BlackBerry Systems Admin Wanted!

JOB FLASH: BlackBerry Systems Admin Wanted!

Just Posted! Charles River Consultants out of New York, New York is seeking candidates with a wide variety of BlackBerry architecture and application development skills. CRC is a global technology consulting firm that designs and operates advanced BlackBerry applications and servers for secure data transactions for financial institutions.  View the Full Posting Here. Have a BlackBerry Job to...

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Balsillie Unfazed By iPhone Onslaught

Balsillie Unfazed By iPhone Onslaught

The new iphone is out and everyone is lining up for the Apple device and marveling at its ability to flip album covers and change functions at the wave of a hand. Useful things like typing are a bit of a problem but did I mention the album flipping thing? Another person who is unconcerned about the iPhone release, or at least faking it really well, is RIM Co-CEO Jim Balsillie. Interviewed...

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Report Points to BlackBerry Investment Returns

Report Points to BlackBerry Investment Returns

Called “Analyzing the Return on Investment of a Blackberry User” it is every bit as boring as it sounds. But deep within the report by Ipsos Reed are some interesting facts. We read the report so you don’t have to but if you are into that sort of thing you can read it here . The report published this week concludes that each BlackBerry user converts one hour of downtime a day into...

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RIM Ready to Sell the BlackBerry in China

RIM Ready to Sell the BlackBerry in China

Research in Motion has received the OK to sell BlackBerry devices in China. This is great news for RIM as they have been trying for 8 years to make this deal work. RIM expects to start selling the 8700g handset in China at the end of next month. 5,000 advance orders have already been received. This is Big, Big, BIG news for RIM! We'll stay on top of this story as it continues to develop...

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Transformers Transformers Transformers!

Transformers Transformers Transformers!

I saw Transformers last night, and it was AWESOME. It's been a while since I've been to a movie that received a standing ovation afterwards, but that was the case with Transformers. I give the movie a 5 outta 5. It's a must-see for anyone who grew up with Autobots and Decepticons in their vocabulary. I could probably spend an hour talking about it, but I don't want to ruin anything...just go...

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