Excellent BlackBerry 8100 (Pearl) Review

Excellent BlackBerry 8100 (Pearl) Review

An EXCELLENT out-of-the-box review by our friend Julie at The Gadgeteer. Check out the review here. Lots of great pics and detail put into this review. Thanks Julie! Already have a BlackBerry Pearl and want to dress it up? Be sure to visit the CrackBerry.com store. We have a huge collection of BlackBerry Pearl Accessories. While you're there, definitely check out the new BlackBerry...

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BlackBerry 8830 Pics

BlackBerry 8830 Pics

That's one sweet looking machine. 

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BlackBerry 8800 vs. SamSung BlackJack

BlackBerry 8800 vs. SamSung BlackJack

Cnet's Veronica Belmont recently compared the BlackBerry 8800 to Samsung's Blackjack. Another job well done by Veronica. Click here to watch the review.

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650,000 BlackBerry Gamers and Counting...

650,000 BlackBerry Gamers and Counting...

BPlay Vice President Nicholas Reichenbach recently estimated the BlackBerry gaming community to be in excess of 650,000 and counting. That's a lot of gamers! As the games for BlackBerries continue to evolve and get much more fun and entertaining, we have no doubt this number will grow. We've seen a number of game releases lately that have put certain developers to shame (note to MagMic...

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Vodafone BlackBerry 8300 Spotted!

Vodafone BlackBerry 8300 Spotted!

This came up in the CrackBerry.com forums yesterday - it seems photos of a BlackBerry 8300 have been spotted on flickr! I guess this means our European Blackberry Addict friends may just be lucky enough to be using 8300s by summer! Thanks Mr. M for taking the photos - see his 8300 collection here.

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RIM Proven Market Leader in First Quarter 07

RIM Proven Market Leader in First Quarter 07

Our friends at SeekingAlpha recently published the above graph showing RIM is winning the current market share over Palm. Also interesting is the fact that RIM has been steadily increasing their market share over the past year and a half, while PALM has been much more volatile, jumping up and down in market share. Steady growth usually means good things to me. Check out the full...

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New Service by Willcom to Compete Against BlackBerry?

New Service by Willcom to Compete Against BlackBerry?

Willcom Inc. recently announced that they will be launching the WILLCOM Sync Mobile Service on April 16. This service connects enterprise systems and Willcom's PHS handsets. In a nutshell, this service will allow corporate users of groupware (like Microsoft's Exchange Server or Lotus Notes/Domino) to check and update their schedules... and even receive emails from outside the company via...

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A BlackBerry Smartphone You Can't be Without?!

A BlackBerry Smartphone You Can't be Without?!

If you're a regular visitor to the site, you probably noticed last week that we made some changes to our main menu. In addition to the cool forums widget at the top right hand corner of the site that pulls the latest action in the forums, we've also introduced two new content areas - Job Board and Publications. You'll be hearing more about the job board in the days ahead, but today I wanted...

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Review: Jabra BT250v Bluetooth Headset for BlackBerry

Review: Jabra BT250v Bluetooth Headset for BlackBerry

The recent availability of Bluetooth within the RIM products has made many people consider buying a Bluetooth headset along with their BlackBerry. But most of the Bluetooth headsets available have a noticeable problem: the echo. The Jabra BT250v is one of the high quality Bluetooth headsets that have corrected this mistake. Jabra is a well-known brand; in fact their previous generation, the...

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Google Sync for BlackBerry

Google Sync for BlackBerry

Google has just released Google Sync, an application that let’s you synchronize your BlackBerry calendar with your Google calendar. Using your BlackBerry’s native calendar, you can now access your Google calendar even when you don’t have network coverage and be alerted for upcoming appointments with sound or vibration. Your Google Calendar stays synchronized whether you access it from your...

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Aces Texas Holdem Great Choice for BlackBerry Gamers

Aces Texas Holdem Great Choice for BlackBerry Gamers

Texas Hold ‘em is everywhere. You can’t turn on the TV after 10 pm without a least a couple of games on some channel. It’s a fast-paced game that is made for TV and for BlackBerries. It is an easy game to learn (well, the basics anyway) and a very democratic game – players seem to come form all walks of life and success is a perfect blend of luck and skill. On the Blackberry, the game is...

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Contest Winners Announced!

Contest Winners Announced!

Congratulations to our Early Bird Winners in the "Confess your BlackBerry Addiction and WIN Giveaway". Member mousie won the "Give Me a Taste" prize of $250USD to spend in the CrackBerry.com store. Our "Fridays in March"winners each pick up $30USD to spend in the CrackBerry.com store as well! We still have two HUGE prizes to giveaway, so if you are not in the contest yet, get CRACK'n. All...

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Verizon Wireless and SanDisk Introduce 4-Gigabyte MicroSDHC

Verizon Wireless and SanDisk Introduce 4-Gigabyte MicroSDHC

Good news for all Pearl and 8800 users. SanDisk will be releasing their 4GB microSD High Capacity card on May 1st, 2007. Initial plans are to launch this on Verizon with V Cast capable phones. Now the only question is.... Will it work with the Pearl and 8800, or will we need an operating system upgrade to take advantage of it??? Read the Press Release

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BlackBerry Curve Calendar Sync Problems

BlackBerry Curve Calendar Sync Problems

Recently I’ve heard of some issues popping up with the new BlackBerry Curve. It seems that some versions of the Curve were shipped with a bug in the OS that causes some synchronization issues with the Calendar, including duplicate Calendar entries being created, and entries created on the device not being synchronized with the desktop email software. The calendar issue is summarized at www....

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Aliph's Jawbone Bluetooth Headset

Aliph's Jawbone Bluetooth Headset

This surfaced in the CrackBerry forums late last week, but if you haven't it seen it yet, what you are now looking at is Aliph's new "Jawbone" bluetooth headset. It is VERY cool (unless of course you're a hater of bluetooth headsets in general - then they'll always look strange to you and you'll nevre see the beauty!). Lots of pictures and a review of the Jawbone can be found at the-...

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The BlackBerry Mascot

The BlackBerry Mascot

Saw this picture at Gizmodo and just had to get it up here. Thanks guys. I really, really want to go as the BlackBerry Mascot for halloween.  That's only seven months away. Somebody MUST be able to hook me up with a costume by then?!

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HanDBase Relational Database comes to BlackBerry

HanDBase Relational Database comes to BlackBerry

DDH Software recently announced that a version of its HanDBase relational database application is now available for BlackBerrys. The HanDBase platform allows users to create their own databases and download databases from others over the Internet. Select editions of HanDBase for BlackBerry smartphones even synchronize with corporate databases from Microsoft Access, SQL Server, Sybase, Oracle,...

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Fast Food Calorie Counter for BlackBerry

Fast Food Calorie Counter for BlackBerry

Wouah! How else can I describe this new piece of software? Finally, someone understands that as much as I would love to eat a variety of good meals with low fat, low calories, low everything, I just don’t have time for it. With my business trips, even if I don’t want to, I often end up in a fast food. Does that sound familiar? Fast Food Calorie Counter for BlackBerry doesn’t tell you what to do...

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Best BlackBerry Sudoku Games Reviewed

Anyone who has picked up a newspaper, checked out at a grocery store, or visited a bookstore in the last year has been confronted by the little Japanese number puzzle known as Sudoku. Of course, now there are Sudoku ports for pretty much any kind of handheld device. And BlackBerry is no exception. If you are shopping for a Sudoku game for your BlackBerry, there are a dizzying array of options to...

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