SPICE Up Your Weekend...Ringtones for your BlackBerry!

SPICE Up Your Weekend...Ringtones for your BlackBerry!

If you haven't checked out CrackBerry.com's free user-contributed Ringtone Gallery yet, you're missing out! We've made it easy to browse/preview ringtones and get them on your phone (just put in your blackberry's email address and the url to the tone gets delivered straight to your berry for easy installation). You can browse by Genre, Artist, Album, Title or use the Search Box on the top...

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RIM & Rogers Announce BlackBerry Curve 8310 Smartphone

We knew we were right, and now it's official. Research in Motion and Rogers today announced the release of the BlackBerry Curve 8310 Smartphone in Canada. And when can you roll into a Rogers outlet to get your hands on this GPS-enabled beauty??? drumroll please .... Tuesday, September 11th! Click Here for the Full Press Release & Details  Sep 07, 2007 08:00 ETRogers and RIM Introduce...

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BlackBerry Rogers 8310r is HERE!!! Pricing and Specs...

BlackBerry Rogers 8310r is HERE!!! Pricing and Specs...

That didn't take long! It looks like the Rogers BlackBerry Curve with GPS has officially launched and is now available for Rogers outlets and retailers to begin distributing! Thanks yet again to our Rogers tipster (he's becoming a regular!) for getting us the 8310 Launch Release and Handset Launch Reference Tool .pdfs. He told us yesterday that "8310R" had shown up on Rogers order screens but...

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Rogers BlackBerry 8310r...any day/week now

Rogers BlackBerry 8310r...any day/week now

Yesterday afternoon I received an email from our regular Rogers tipster informing me the BlackBerry 8310r was now present on his ordering system (which it was not there the day before) and that the pricing was slotted in at the same rate as the 8300. This was our tipster's first glimpse of '8310r', with no other internal correspendence or announcements made about the GPS-enabled 8310r yet, so he...

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Dear Berry: Can't Sleep in Seattle!

Dear Berry: Can't Sleep in Seattle!

Dear Berry, I am having a terrible time sleeping because of my BB. I know this sounds absurd however, I have tried to turn it off at bedtime and no luck. I just turn it on again watching for the red light. Insomnia has never been my problem but since my BB, I find things to do on it during the night. Aside from checking email constantly, I play games, look at the apps, change settings, etc. The...

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Foleo Canned; iPhone Sales Huge; GPhone Details Emerge

Here's a quick Round Up of some of the interesting headlines going on this week outside of the CrackBerry world: Foleo Cancelled! -  looks like Palm is pulling the plug on this one for the time being so they can focus on their  smartphone platform. Dieter over at WMExperts.com just posted an excellent follow-up article this morning in the wake of the Foleo's demise. Read Foleo Cancelled, A...

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Updated: AT&T BlackBerry 8820 Not Available Today?!

Updated: AT&T BlackBerry 8820 Not Available Today?!

*** Updated: September 4th, 9pm CST Click Here for Updated Post *** We beat the Boy Genius by a week on this one... on August 28th we announced the WiFi-enabled BlackBerry 8820 would start showing up in A&T stores on September 4th. It looks like our  tipster was right! According to BG, the BlackBerry 8820 "soft launched" yesterday and should be available in stores as early as...

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Back to School with CrackBerry.com... BlackBerry 101!

Back to School with CrackBerry.com... BlackBerry 101!

Enjoy your last week of holidays... come Monday, September 10th, class will officially be in session!Course: BlackBerry 101 Start Date: September 10th, 2007 Class Time: Every Monday Tuesday Location: CrackBerry.com Tuition: FREE of Charge For the next eight months, each week CrackBerry.com will publish a new informative, educational and (hopefully) entertaining BlackBerry 101 article that...

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Labor Day/Week CrackBerry Store Recommendations....

Labor Day/Week CrackBerry Store Recommendations....

Most stores are closed on Labor Day, but for those BlackBerry Addicts who can't resist the urge to shop, it's lucky for you the CrackBerry Shop is open for business 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year! So if you want to fuel the addiction on this Labor Day (or anytime this Labor Week for that matter), allow me to provide a few recommendations to kickstart your CrackBerry.com...

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Happy Labor/Labour Day!

To everyone in the USA, Happy Labor Day! To our friends north of the border, Happy Labour Day! It's the one day of the year when I try and sleep in (early riser...usually up around 6am)...I managed to make it until noon this year!!  I guess the wedding reception I attended last night helped the cause. :) Now it's time to work on some house painting. Maybe I'll come in with a blog post between...

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BlackBerry 8830 World Edition Now Available on Alltel

BlackBerry 8830 World Edition Now Available on Alltel

Alltel this week introduced the BlackBerry 8830 World Edition Smartphone to their BlackBerry offering. The BlackBerry 8830 World Edition is the first BlackBerry smartphone to combine technologies that allow it to connect to both CDMA and GSM/GPRS networks. The 8830 operates in the United States on Alltel's CDMA network and comes with an unlocked SIM card slot for international roaming on GSM/...

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AT&T BlackBerry 8820 GPS Fear Mongering Unfounded

AT&T BlackBerry 8820 GPS Fear Mongering Unfounded

  Jibi, a legend in the BlackBerry world and owner of the coolest online 'handle', has set the record straight on all of the BlackBerry 8820 GPS 'Neutering' stories of the past two weeks. For those out of the loop, it started with BlackBerry Cool's August 16th Exclusive, which  spread word that the soon-to-be-released BlackBerry 8820 would have its GPS 'neutered', which if believed as read,...

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Traders Say Rumors Say Microsoft May Acquire RIM

Traders Say Rumors Say Microsoft May Acquire RIM

According to Traders, RIM's stock rose to a record today on speculation that Research in Motion (or somepart of RIM) is going to be acquired by Microsoft.  Bloomberg.com has the Details. RIM's stock gained $3.13, or 3.8 percent, to $84.95 at 11:21am this morning (New York Time) and earlier climbed as high as $85. Steve Sachs, head of trading at Rydex Investments in Rockville, Maryland told...

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BBSmart Email Viewer Version 2.3 Released

BBSmart Email Viewer Version 2.3 Released

The boys at BBSmart have released yet another update to their best-selling Email Viewer for the BlackBerry. If you're not familiar with BBSmart's Email Viewer, you'll want to check out CrackBerry.com's Interview with BBSmart's developer, Neil Sainsbury for all the details. BBSmart has a lifetime upgrade policy. If you already own a copy you can download the updated version for free. And if...

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BlackBerry 8310 Curve Coming to AT&T September 24th

BlackBerry 8310 Curve Coming to AT&T September 24th

This just in - AT&T has sent out correspondence regarding the BlackBerry 8310. As expected, it will have all of the same features of the 8300 Curve, with the addition of GPS. It will still be referred to as the Curve, and the expected launch date is September 24th. There was no information regarding what operating system will ship on the device (hopefully OS4.3!). Stay tuned for more...

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OtterBOX 1933 BlackBerry 8800 Series Level II Case

OtterBOX 1933 BlackBerry 8800 Series Level II Case

After having used (and abused) the OtterBox 8700 case, I was of course quite excited to get my hands on the new OtterBox 1933 Level II case for the BlackBerry 8800 Series (read press release). I was a big fan of the 8700 case for the sheer utility of it. Durable, waterproof, drop-off the top of your apartment building proof... it made the slight clunkiness / awkwardness of the case...

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September 4th Launch Date for the AT&T BlackBerry 8820

September 4th Launch Date for the AT&T BlackBerry 8820

This just in - AT&T has sent out mailers announcing September 4th as the official launch date of the new BlackBerry 8820. According to our tipster, the specs are still calling for full integrated GPS. That's right, from the documentation he received from AT&T there is as of yet no "official" mention of the GPS being locked down as per previous reports! What's going on here?! September...

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Queen Elizabeth Joins the CrackBerry Club

Queen Elizabeth Joins the CrackBerry Club

At the beginning of July we brought word that the Queen would soon be getting a BlackBerry. Fast forward a few weeks and the Queen has a full out BlackBerry Addiction. Fueling the addiction above all things is her new found ability to stay on top of horse racing results 24/7! A highly placed palace source told The People, "Her Majesty has always been keener than most 81-year-olds to stay...

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RIM Winning the Legal Game Against Atari in BrickBreaker Copyright Infringement Dispute

Don't get me wrong, I love Atari, but when I read the latest news about the legal actions between Atari and RIM it was enough to make me want to toss my Atari t-shirt in the dumpster. Come on guys, can't we all just get along here??? Though the dispute began in 2006, this was the first I had heard about Atari's problem with BrickBreaker, the game known and loved by BlackBerry Addicts...

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First Looks: BlackBerry Pearl 2 (8120) Images

First Looks: BlackBerry Pearl 2 (8120) Images

Here's a first look at the new BlackBerry Pearl 8120, courtesy of Hayden over at PinStack.com. According to Hayden, the BlackBerry 8120 in his possession offers: WiFi, but no built-in GPS (will most likely depend on the carrier) OS 4.3 installed (more details on OS 4.3) WiFi browser Improved version of SureType Improved email layout and display Improved voice control software Improved...

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