TheHockeyNews.com Goes Mobile!

TheHockeyNews.com Goes Mobile!

Just in time for the first round of the NHL playoffs, TheHockeyNews.com has launched a mobile version of their popular website. The wireless-optimized site will bring all of the hallmark features of THN.com – blogs, columns, analysis and other regular features and makes them available to users around-the-clock, on-demand, and at no cost. To visit THN's mobile site go to mobile.thn.com from...

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Weekly Podcasts Coming to CrackBerry.com!

Weekly Podcasts Coming to CrackBerry.com!

The community has spoken and the verdict is in- weekly podcasts are coming to CrackBerry.com! Big Thanks to all those who left comments and sent in emails... Craig and I have been absolutely blown away by the response, it was overwhelming! Out of all the correspondence received, only one person figured we talk too much and should stick to the bi-weekly show. I agree that we have some...

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BELL Gets the BlackBerry Curve 8330 Smartphone

BELL Gets the BlackBerry Curve 8330 Smartphone

Not far behind Telus, but still way ahead of Verizon and Sprint, Canada's other CDMA carrier Bell has released the BlackBerry 8330 Curve! No, it doesn't ship with the CrackBerry.com Theme (that's just me procrastinating on housework on a Saturday afternoon, and you can get the theme here for free), but it does ship with all of the other CDMA BlackBerry Curve goodness - video recording...

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Click's Picks! BlackBerry Media Roundup 005

Click's Picks! BlackBerry Media Roundup 005

Welcome again Ladies and Gentleman to Click's Picks! I can't believe that we are already in our 5th week! Lets make this opening short and sweet and get right to the picks, can I get a drum roll please?!?!?!!! BLACKBERRY WALLPAPERS Now for my top wallpapers, I have gone through our database and picked some new ones and old ones. So here are my picks for the week. Enjoy!  Wall *E 320 by...

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Rihanna Loves Flowery Jumpsuits... and her BlackBerry

Rihanna Loves Flowery Jumpsuits... and her BlackBerry

TGIF... it's time for a quick Celebrity BlackBerry Sighting! Today it's the lovely Rihanna sporting a BlackBerry in her left hand. I can't quite tell which model... probably a curve of some sort. At first glance from the picture on the left it reminded me of my old 8700! I think Rihanna wins the award for 'most flowers on dress per square inch' here. That's one flowery... jumpsuit? Is that...

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BlackBerry Software Roundup for April 11th, 2008!

BlackBerry Software Roundup for April 11th, 2008!

Another great week in BlackBerry Software. Have some great new titles, freebies and even a 'just for fun' title I couldn't resist adding to today's roundup. New BlackBerry Software: Aerize Card Loader 2008 SD Card Install Utility, Rosie's Revenge Fighting Game for BlackBerry, Media Card Sync for BlackBerry, FastEntry for BlackBerry Updated BlackBerry Software: FlipSide MP3 Player 1.09,...

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Nation Wide BlackBerry Internet Service Issues?!

That's what BlackBerry users across many carriers are reporting this morning... BES users seem to be ok, and not everyone seems to be affected, but the word so far is that there are BIS difficulties today. Are you getting your emails? Let us know in the comments to this post or keep up to date in the forums... Update: DataOutages.com is now reporting that AT&T 's issue has been resolved....

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Tiny Twitter Gives You More Twang For Your Tweets

Tiny Twitter Gives You More Twang For Your Tweets

If TwitterBerry doesn't seem to give you enough control of your Twittering, along comes Tiny Twitter. Tiny Twitter adds to the functionality of TwitterBerry, allowing you to change  fonts, update intervals, the overall user interface and giving you a scrolling "Tweet" line along the bottom with your latest updates.  If you are a big twitter fan like myself, its definitely one to check out. ...

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Aerize Lets You load Apps From A Memory Card

Aerize Lets You load Apps From A Memory Card

You most likely have never heard of Aerize (nor have I) - but they have released three great apps that look to be a step in the right direction.  The most exciting is Aerize Card Loader 2008 which lets Blackberry users install applications from an SD card in a few easy steps. This is really a major step for BlackBerry users with memory issues. You can keep your collection of mildly/...

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RIM Sticker Sighting - Not QUITE a CrackBerry!

RIM Sticker Sighting - Not QUITE a CrackBerry!

In the CrackBerry podcasts, my co-host Craig Johnston ocassionally likes to show off his wisdom (err.. show off his age?! just kidding Craig!) by talking about the early days of Research in Motion and the company's pre-BlackBerry gadgets.  So when I came across this post by member drg1138 in the CrackBerry forums this morning I just had to share it. Drg1138 stumbled upon a RIM sticker on a...

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Corey Visto Chrono Theme Available for All Devices

Corey Visto Chrono Theme Available for All Devices

In his seemingly never-ending line of awesome BlackBerry themes, Corey Visto has just released his latest creation, Chrono. Available in Today, Icon and Zen styles for all BlackBerry smartphones (Curve, 88xx, 8700, Pearl, 7100), Chrono is a clean and sleek theme. It holds the same icons as the popular BB Droid and H2O themes, but adds some banner and background tweaks to make it really...

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CTIA Wireless 2008: Hands On with SlingBox for BlackBerry

The CTIA Wireless 2008 coverage is still rolling in... the video above provides a brief hands on with SlingBox on the BlackBerry. The video is courtesy of my buds over at bbgeeks.com, who made the trip over to the Symbian booth where the SlingBox boys were at (luckily they had a BlackBerry on hand too!). The demo was done over an Edge connection (pretty smooth actually!), and there's still...

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CRACKBERRY: True Tales of BlackBerry Use and Abuse!

*Update - Dec 2, 2008 - THE BOOK IS NOW AVAILABLE!!! * CALLING ALL ADDICTED, RECOVERING & REHABILITATED BLACKBERRY USERS! A few weeks back I casually dropped word of a collaboration between BlackBerry Made Simple and CrackBerry.com... this is the more "official" announcement. We're hard at work writing a book - CRACKBERRY: True Tales of BlackBerry Use and Abuse! Be sure to check...

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CrackBerry.com Birthday Contest Grand Prize Winners Prize!

CrackBerry.com Birthday Contest Grand Prize Winners Prize!

Back on March 3rd we announced the winners in the CrackBerry.com Turns 1 Year Old Birthday Contest. Today I received from member Rhupf the photos of the grand prize winner's prize (what a mouthful)... a BlackBerry custom painted by ColorWare! Rhupf chose a BlackBerry 8310 painted it a combination of Jet Black and Midnight Blue. You can click here to see exactly how it was configured using...

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Software Review: trackIT - Vehicle Edition

Software Review: trackIT - Vehicle Edition

A BlackBerry is the best way to keep you mobile. Some people and companies also use vehicles to stay mobile while being mobile. In order to stay mobile while being mobile, you can use your mobile device to track your mobile’s information so you can keep your mobile mobile. Whew… make sense? Ok, I’ll go into a little more detail. Javatek Media deployed their trackIT Business Suite which...

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Sneak Peek: BlackBerry Desktop Manager 4.5

Sneak Peek: BlackBerry Desktop Manager 4.5

With the release of BlackBerry Operating System version 4.5 just around the corner, it's no surprise that Jibi has posted over at BGR a sneak peak of the desktop side of the equation, Desktop Manager 4.5. From Jibi: Picking up where the release of BlackBerry Desktop Manager 4.3 underwhelmed after it’s initial makeover, the new release of BlackBerry Desktop Manager will feature a...

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BlackBerry Sponsors John Mayer Summer Tour Again!

BlackBerry Sponsors John Mayer Summer Tour Again!

Flip back the calendar almost a year and you'll remember RIM announced it was sponsoring John Mayer's 2007 40 show summer tour. The BlackBerry branded John Mayer tour went on to gross more than $30 million, moved 684,240 tickets and the sponsorship was a finalist for the 2007 Concert Marketing & Promotion Award at the Billboard Touring Conference in New York.  Looking at those numbers, it...

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Telus BlackBerry Curve 8330 Now Available - $249.99 / 3yr.

Telus BlackBerry Curve 8330 Now Available - $249.99 / 3yr.

Beating Sprint, Verizon and Alltel to the punch, there is Good News for Canadians on Telus... the CDMA Curve is HERE!!!! Built in GPS, 2MP Camera w/ Video Recording, 1x/EVDO Support, 96MB internal flash memory - w00t!! Click the image above or this link for full details. Talk about a perk of living North of the Border.

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OtterBox for BlackBerry Pearl 8110, 8120, 8130 Now In Stock!

OtterBox cases are a BIG HIT with the BlackBerry Using and Abusing Population and for good reason... they can take a Beatin' and ensure your BlackBerry keeps on Tick'n. I'm happy to say we finally have the OtterBox Defender Series cases in stock for the BlackBerry Pearl 2 series - 8110, 8120, 8130. The case rings in at $49.95. At CrackBerry.com, we've beat up and destroyed our fair share...

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CTIA Wireless 2008: Bluetooth Accessory Spotlight

CTIA Wireless 2008: Bluetooth Accessory Spotlight

While walking the exhibition halls of CTIA Wireless 2008, I stumbled upon a few new Bluetooth headsets that are hitting the market soon (in some cases available now) that I thought would be worth a mention. Combining Fashion and Function definitely appears to be the trend with all of these. Plantronics Discovery 925 The Plantronics Discovery 925 Bluetooth earpiece is your essential...

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