WorldMate Launches Hotel Booking Capability

WorldMate Launches Hotel Booking Capability

Loved by business travelers worldwide for it's functionality and ease of use, WorldMate announced the addition of hotel booking functionality to its WorldMate Live Service this week: WorldMate has partnered with hotels.com, an Expedia, Inc. company, to enable people to book travel quickly and securely on their mobile phones without requiring a phone call. And now, WorldMate Live...

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Part II: How to Re-Assemble the BlackBerry Bold

Earlier this week be brought you a video from the good folks at cnn.cn showing you how to take apart a BlackBerry Bold (which most of us are still waiting to get our hands on!). Time for Part II - how to put it back together again!! [ via BBWorld.info ]

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BB Desktop Software 4.6 Now Available from BlackBerry.com

BB Desktop Software 4.6 Now Available from BlackBerry.com

Somehow we forgot to make mention of this on the blogs when it popped up earlier this week (I'll blame Rogers Bold excitement!), but BlackBerry Desktop Manager software version 4.6 is now available for download straight from BlackBerry.com. Grab your copy today! >> thanks to everyone who sent this in!

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Live: Rogers BlackBerry Bold Media Launch Presentations

Video Courtesy of Mobile Syrup. The clip starts off with a video presentation of the Bold and its capabilitie and is followed with speeches by John Boyton, Rogers Wireless Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer and RIM Vice President, Patrick Spence. Honestly.. for a device that's been over "3 years in the making" and an excellent business relationship between Rogers and RIM "...

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BlackBerry Bold vs iPhone 3G Web Browser Showdown

BlackBerry Software Roundup for August 21st, 2008!

BlackBerry Software Roundup for August 21st, 2008!

Some really cool titles this week in the roundup. I'm back with a few free titles again, and the cool section is back on the board as well. Covered this week are: New BlackBerry Software: E-Mobile Today, NotNow, eMail Display On, Prison Break,  QuickText, ESPN Arcade Updated BlackBerry Software: TellMe, BerryTunes, nexFIT Free BlackBerry Software: US Time Zones Screensaver, RideCharge...

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The Hunt for Red BlackBerry Bolds...

The Hunt for Red BlackBerry Bolds...

Friday, August 22nd Update: - Should be available in most stores today! Can be ordered online or over the phone. Read on for a whole mess of info and comments. Be sure to let us know if/when/where you got one! - Wow. It was dicey, but I GOT A BOLD. Seems most stores got very limited numbers with this first shipment. 2 units for most, our local flagship had 6. Really pathetic. Pretty much all...

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BlackBerry BOLD Disassembly Video

So, there you are jones-ing for a new BOLD... and you're probably thinking to yourself, 'I wish I had a step-by-step video that would show me how to take my new BOLD apart!' Well now you can with the video I just watched below from cnn.cn. Watch as the unit it taken apart, piece by piece... I would of course advise against doing this yourself, well, at least until they release the BlackBerry...

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How To Disassemble The BlackBerry Bold

The vast majority of us are still waiting to get our hands on the BlackBerry Bold, but that doesn't mean it's too soon to learn how to take your baby apart! The good folks at CNN.cn put together the BlackBerry Bold dissassembly video above. And we do mean disassembly. Right down to the wee bitty bits, and there's no putting it back together. Enjoy!! [ via BBworld.info ]

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Review: GreenFinder for BlackBerry

Review: GreenFinder for BlackBerry

Chances are, if you're a golfer you can appreciate that knowledge is power... Especially around the golf course. Knowing yardages to exact locations is invaluable, and can help lower your scores. Golfers will be well aware that there are other rangefinders out there (SkyCaddie is the big name) but for that, you're shelling out big bucks along with a monthly fee. GreenFinder is an app that...

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BlackBerry Partners Fund & Developer Challenge News

BlackBerry Partners Fund & Developer Challenge News

Back on May 12th, right at the start of WES 2008 (RIM's annual get together), a Press Release crossed the wire announcing the launch of the $150 Million BlackBerry Partners Fund. Yesterday I had a chance to speak on the phone with Rick Segal, a member of the fund's investment management team, who gave me the skinny on some of the exciting things going on with the BPF and clarified a few...

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FREE APP: got-2 Task Management for BlackBerry

FREE APP: got-2 Task Management for BlackBerry

The incredibly awesome folk at gwhizmobile have introduced a new free app for BlackBerry Smartphones... got-2: Task Management for "List People." From gwhiz: If you prefer crossing items off your list versus constantly checking your calendar, then our new, FREE, got-2 Task Manager is for you. Not only does it synchronize nicely with the task list and BlackBerry calendar, it also allows...

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Hands-On With Hong Kong's CSL BlackBerry Bold

Hands-On With Hong Kong's CSL BlackBerry Bold

The BlackBerry Bold is looking good worldwide! Our friends over at 友藏 | 黑莓时光 (BerryTimes.cn) just let us know about the hands-on BlackBerry Bold post they published. All of the photos and information are provided by YYjoy who scoped out the "Bold pre-selling situation" in Hong Kong yesterday afternoon. I have no idea what the post actually says, but the pictures sure look good. If you're...

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New: Saltwater BlackBerry Theme Features Swimming Fish!

The folks at Bplay have been on a roll with releasing killer BlackBerry themes, and their new Saltwater theme is no exception. WATCH THE VIDEO ABOVE. Other than people who have a fear of fish, who wouldn't want this calming theme?! I just installed it on my 8320 (running 4.2.2) and am luvven it. And yes, the bottom dock icons can be customized (it pulls the first six from the mainscreen...

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myBoxTone Insight - Monitor Your Berry's Health 24/7!

myBoxTone Insight - Monitor Your Berry's Health 24/7!

I just received an email from Joel over at BoxTone letting us "officially" know about their new free BlackBerry application, myBoxTone Insight. myBoxTone Insight is a device-side app  for hard-core users pushing their BlackBerry to the limits of memory and performance. MyBoxTone Insight Acts like a cardiac monitor, tracking and graphing in one view all major device vital signs 7 x 24,...

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myBoxTone Insight - Monitor Your Berry's Health 24/7!

myBoxTone Insight - Monitor Your Berry's Health 24/7!

I just received an email from Joel over at BoxTone letting us "officially" know about their new free BlackBerry application, myBoxTone Insight. This device-side app is for hard-core users pushing their BlackBerry to the limits of memory and performance. MyBoxTone Insight Acts like a cardiac monitor, tracking and graphing in one view all major device vital signs 7 x 24, including: Signal...

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Win a Rogers BlackBerry Bold Contest!

Win a Rogers BlackBerry Bold Contest!

** Update: I JUST received my contest entry email from Rogers (too bad the link in it didn't work!). At least things are looking official. Have heard from several Rogers dealers today - the Bold showed up on Sales Central as the 9000R. Selling for $399.99 on a 3 year contract. Dealer price is $599.99. Off Contract prices are typically $50 to $100 over that, so let's hope $649.99 Off...

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New: WSJ.com Mobile Reader for BlackBerry

New: WSJ.com Mobile Reader for BlackBerry

Regular readers of WSJ.com, MarketWatch.com, Barrons.com and AllThingsD.com have a better way to view content on their BlackBerry smartphones today with the release of the WSJ.com Mobile Reader for BlackBerry. Benefits of the WSJ.com Mobile Reader include: Simple user interface and differentiated content tabs - What's News, Tech, MarketWatch, Columns and more - with the option to...

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Beijing 2008: Alicia Sacramone is a BlackBerry User

Beijing 2008: Alicia Sacramone is a BlackBerry User

Pictured above is Alicia Sacramone, Gymnast for the US Olympic team, talking on her skinned BlackBerry during the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. Big thanks to Vincent for sending this in! You can email your Beijing BB sightings into editorial @ crackberry.com.

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BlackBerry 8220 Flip Listed on Rogers.com Game Portal

BlackBerry 8220 Flip Listed on Rogers.com Game Portal

With all of the Rogers Quarter 3 Smartphone leaks over the past two weeks, it doesn't surprise me that the guys in red decided to KickStart things online and have (accidentally) added the BlackBerry 8220 to their games portal device selection tool. It should be noted though that Rogers also sells the BlackBerry Pearl 8120, which is curiously absent from the device selection tool, so...

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