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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Happy Independence Day!

Happy Independence Day!

From all of us at CrackBerry.com, have a Happy and Relaxing 4th of July! As hard as this is to say, I do think today is a day when you should take a break from our site. Get away from the computer, put down the blackberry for a few minutes, and enjoy some well-deserved time with family and friends. Have some BBQ, take in some fireworks, check out the new Transformers movie, and come back...

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Canucks Get 8830 with TeleNav GPS

Canucks Get 8830 with TeleNav GPS

Canadians usually get the shaft when it come to BlackBerry releases usually getting a specific device weeks or even a month later. Is it too much to ask that Canadians get things at the same time as their American cousins? I mean, they are made in Canada after all. Although if you believe Michael Moore and his movie ‘Sicko’ Canadians are so busy celebrating their healthcare system in the streets...

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CrackBerry Gets Royal Assent

CrackBerry Gets Royal Assent

Happy Canada day. With the Princess Diana concert in full swing. Well, with the English National Ballet sandwiched between Nellie Furtado and Fergie its an odd swing. And you know if Diana were still alive she would be the most famous BlackBerry user in the world. But news comes today that Queen Elizabeth will soon be a CrackBerry addict too. How’s that for a segue? According to Hello!...

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Visual Voicemail - iPhone vs. SimulScribe

Our Best of WES 2007 winner SimulScribe makes a statement with this commercial. This might just be the best iPhone parody clip yet... Check out the clip, and then check out SimulSays for your BlackBerry today!

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A Secret Agent from RIM

A Secret Agent from RIM

You must have heard the excuse that many school kids tell their teachers when they fail to hand in their assignments on time: "My dog ate my homework!!!".  Well now I sympathize with them because my dog just ate my Samsung phone.  The screen got 'Cracked' and the battery severely damaged resulting in a useless hunk of trash.  As one of the last members of "The Crack Team " without a BlackBerry I...

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Research in Motion Reports First Quarter Results

Research in Motion Reports First Quarter Results

RIM announced their quarterly results yesterday and oh my, everyone is excited. The stock opened up over 18% from yesterday’s close. Revenue for the first quarter of fiscal 2008 was $1.082 billion, up 16.3% from $930.4 million in the previous quarter and up 76.5% from $613.1 million in the same quarter of last year. In addition to completing their first billion dollar quarter, the total...

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RIM Stocks Surge On Record Earnings

RIM Stocks Surge On Record Earnings

Hold on to your hats if you are a RIM stock owner. In a move that might drive Jim Cramer mad, Research in Motion reported its first billion-dollar sales quarter and today announced plans to split its surging stock on a three-for-one basis. RIM released first-quarter results after the markets closed on Thursday and that showed revenues of $1.08 billion US, up almost 77 per cent from the same...

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Bettman Breaks Balsillie

Bettman Breaks Balsillie

Research in Motion’s Co-Ceo Jim Balsillie has seen his dream of owning a hockey team and bringing it north to Canada take another hit from NHL commish Gary Bettman. A year ago, Bettman got in Balsillie’s way when the BlackBerry business guru attempted to buy the Pittsburgh Penguins and move the team. Balsillie pulled out of negotiations to buy that team when it was made obvious that the...

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Bell Releases Info Kit for the BlackBerry 8830 World Edition

Bell Releases Info Kit for the BlackBerry 8830 World Edition

Today, Bell Canada released an info kit as a supplement to accompany the launch of the BlackBerry 8830 World Edition on June 26. The info kit details the 8830, touches on wireless coverage available, explains the structure and speed of the network... Plus many more details. Pick up your copy of the info kit to read for yourself! To get your BlackBerry 8830 World Edition info kit, choose...

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BlackBerrySmart Email Viewer 2.0 Released

BlackBerrySmart Email Viewer 2.0 Released

Quite simply, BlackBerrySmart Email Viewer changes the way you read your email. Once you start using it, you won't be able to stop! Some features of version 2.0:Improve the look/feel of all emails See images embedded in your email Reduces those large, unreadable hyperlinks Use graphic smilies to express yourself Complete integration with your existing email program Add email as tasks...

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New iPhone Specs

New iPhone Specs

The iPhone is scheduled to be released on Friday, June 29th. In advance of that release, the Onion has released some new specs for the device. Perhaps RIM should take notice of a few of these features, especially the lightsaber sounds. Nothing says “cool” like Star Wars sound effects. iPhone Specs from the Onion ## This Article Was Originally Published on AllBlackBerry.com

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Early Reports: iPhone Dissapoints For Business Use

Early Reports: iPhone Dissapoints For Business Use

A number of trusted sources have mentioned to us and our friends that the iPhone is somewhat dissapointing... Especially for business purposes: "It won't replace a BlackBerry. It's not good for text input. It's just not a business product." Reports have shown that the keyboard was a let down. Keyboarding with two thumbs often registers multiple key strokes, resulting in a bunch of mistakes...

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Get 500 Daily Newspapers on Your Berry

Get 500 Daily Newspapers on Your Berry

Good news for new junkies and CrackBerry addicts. PressDisplay today announced that their Mobile PressDisplay software is now available for BlackBerry. PressDisplay offers up more than 500 newspapers from 70 countries for you to peruse. Talk about getting a broad range of opinions. There is a cost of $29.95/month, but you do get to read newspapers as diverse as the New York Times, Le...

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No Spying on BlackBerrys Says RIM

No Spying on BlackBerrys Says RIM

Further to our story last week on French fears of Americans spying on BlackBerry messages. Research and Motion has actually come out and said concerns about people spying on BlackBerry users are unfounded. Last week, the French government reiterated a ban on government workers using BlackBerry devices to transmit sensitive data saying that foreign spies could intercept the data and what...

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Beat Traffic for Free with your BlackBerry

Beat Traffic for Free with your BlackBerry

Traffic services are now very popular: they warn you about accidents, construction, and other delays which might impact your trip. There is no doubt these services are worth the cost if you live or often drive in congested areas. We looked at Traffic.com, a service that allows you to receive traffic information in a number of ways, via your BlackBerry, their website, or by receiving alerts via...

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Review of Seidio Aluminum Hardcase for 8700 Series

Review of Seidio Aluminum Hardcase for 8700 Series

Seidio is a developer and manufacturer of SmartPhone and PDA accessories and today we bring to you a review of their Aluminum Case for the BlackBerry 8700.  The case is constructed from aircraft grade aluminum and a neoprene inner lining.  The matte finished aluminum is a generous 1 mm (approx) in thickness offering a very solid and rigid feel, yet very lightweight.  The black foamy neoprene...

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Amazon Dumping BlackBerrys For Fifty Bucks

Amazon Dumping BlackBerrys For Fifty Bucks

I love Amazon for their books and, increasingly, everything else it seems. The latest Amazon deal is a BlackBerry Curve. Depending on different reports if you take the Curve off Amazon’s hands and sign up with an AT&T service plan you’ll either pay $49.00 or Amazon will pay you $25 when all the rebates are factored in. Not a bad deal considering we Canadians pay like $350.00 for one....

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