Neuros Video Recorder: Movies on your BlackBerry

Neuros Video Recorder: Movies on your BlackBerry

You’ve been standing in line for 15 minutes and there’s no end in sight. Your kids are bored and, to the delight of the people around you, after 72 verses of the Wheels on the Bus Go Round and Round, they’ve grown tired of singing. But now they’re fighting with each other. And complaining. What if you could hand them your BlackBerry and let them watch an episode of Curious George while you wait...

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November 1st Launch Date for the Verizon BlackBerry Pearl

November 1st Launch Date for the Verizon BlackBerry Pearl

We've seen this kind of information be wrong before, but I think Verizon users should get their hopes up anyway... that's right, the Boy Genius is reporting a November 1st launch date for the Verizon BlackBerry Pearl 8130. This latest tipe puts the release date about a week earlier than previous rumors have been indicating. With built-in GPS, Video Recording and a host of other improvements...

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RIM Releases BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager

RIM Releases BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager

RIM has released a web-based version of their Desktop Manager client. Sorry MAC users, at this time it's only available for PCs. Here's the scoop: BlackBerry Web Desktop Manager is a web-based version of the BlackBerry Desktop Manager. It allows users to manage and configure their BlackBerry devices to receive messages, in addition to performing a variety of maintenance related tasks...

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Happy Thanksgiving Eh!

Happy Thanksgiving Eh!

To all the Canadian CrackBerrys out there, Happy Thanksgiving! Enjoy your long weekend! I'll be celebrating the day with my family, eating wayy too much turkey and fixin's.  I'll make a couple of quick posts before calling it a day, and will be back in full CrackBerry swing tomorrow. This week's BlackBerry 101 post will be tomorrow (Tuesday), which will also become our regular class time...

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If It Ain't Broke, Don't Upgrade - Jessica Simpson Still Uses Her Trusty Old BlackBerry 8700

It's been a while since we've ran a CrackBerry Sighting, but thought this one of Jessica Simpson was worth posting. Why? Because she illustrates a good point - if it ain't broke, don't upgrade! It's easy to get consumed with device rumors and long for the latest gadgets, but it's important to remember that at the core all BlackBerrys kick a$$. If you're lucky enough to have any model of...

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Review: Empower InstaSpell from EI Devices

In my quest to find a handy spell-checking software for my berry, I decided to try out Empower InstaSpell from EI Devices. InstaSpell installs easily OTA (over the air). Within minutes I had the software installed successfully. Once the InstaSpell application itself is installed, make sure you go ahead and install a dictionary. Do it in this order as well... InstaSpell, THEN the...

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Review: Smartphone Experts OpenFace Leather Case for the BlackBerry 8800, 8820, 8830 Series Smartphone

Quality Doesn't Have to Mean Expensive Every BlackBerry user should try and protect their device rather than see it get ruined by constant use (or is it abuse?!). Between top pouches, side pouches, holsters, hard cases, skins and more, a plethora of choices are available that can more than adequately do the job. With each style of casing having its own pros and cons, you may find yourself...

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CrackBerry.com Launches BlackBerry Wallpaper Maker v2.0 and User-Contributed Wallpaper Gallery!

Wallpapering Has NEVER Been Soo Much Fun!  I am pleased (and super excited!) to announce the launch of CrackBerry.com's improved BlackBerry Wallpaper Maker tool and all new user-contributed BlackBerry Wallpaper Gallery. Our original wallpaper maker has churned out 100+ wallpapers per day since CrackBerry.com went live back in February. It's made a lot of BlackBerry Users VERY Happy!...

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BlackBerry 9000 Series Smartphone: Touchscreen, 3G HSDPA, 600mhz Processor and More!

The BoyGenius published a photo today (photoshop creation) and some details of of the long-rumored 9xxx Series BlackBerry. Here's what the BG had to say: The hidden-in-a-dark-secret-underground-lab BlackBerry 9xxx has sent out a couple distress calls to us, pleading to let people know it’s coming and what it should have in store for the incredibly faithful and addicted BlackBerry...

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BlackBerry Alert: Another BlackBerry Outage?

BlackBerry Alert: Another BlackBerry Outage?

Engadget Mobile is reporting that we may just have YET ANOTHER BlackBerry Outage on our hands, with users seeing a "Data Connection Refused" message on their BlackBerry displays. The reports so far have come from users in New York and Washington. Hopefully it's a minor issue that will quickly be resolved. Are you experiencing difficulties with your BlackBerry? Is Everything ok? Let us know...

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BlackBerry Pearl 8120 with WiFi & Video Recording Launched in Spain: Available Today

Well that didn't take long. Only two days after RIM announced the coming of the BlackBerry Pearl 8130 to CDMA carriers in North America, RIM and Telefonica have today launched the GSM version of the Pearl "2", the BlackBerry 8120. The 8120 features WiFi (vs. the GPS functionality found on the 8130), Video Recording capabilities, and a host of other improvements over the BlackBerry Pearl...

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RIM and Telefonica Launch BlackBerry Unite!

RIM and Telefonica Launch BlackBerry Unite!

PRESS RELEASE Telefonica and RIM Preview New Communications and Connectivity Software for Small Groups MADRID, SPAIN and WATERLOO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 3, 2007) - Telefonica and Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ:RIMM)(TSX:RIM) today announced plans to introduce BlackBerry(R) Unite!(TM) -- a free PC-based software offering that will allow small groups, such as a family or small office...

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Review: Motorola S9 Bluetooth Stereo Headphones/Headset

Review: Motorola S9 Bluetooth Stereo Headphones/Headset

Wireless Music with Lightweight Design for Active Individuals The Motorola S9s are geared towards active BlackBerry and Bluetooth device users. Providing lightweight, water and sweat resistant technology that allow you to use your BlackBerry, or any other Bluetooth device for that matter with ease without getting tangled in cords. Trying to run on a treadmill at the gym with regular ear bud...

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The Evolution of BlackBerry in Pictures

The Evolution of BlackBerry in Pictures

Lately, RIM has been releasing new devices every few months and they just keep getting better and better. Seeing all the new capabilities made me think back to not all that long ago when a BlackBerry was just a cool little 2-way pager with a keyboard. Oh how things have changed. Take a walk back with me all the way to 1999. Gaze in wonder at the dawn of the BlackBerry revolution as I present...

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CrackBerry.com Presents the NO TRICKS, JUST TREATS Halloween BlackBerry Giveaway!

CrackBerry.com Presents the NO TRICKS, JUST TREATS Halloween BlackBerry Giveaway!

October 1st is here which means HALLOWEEN is just around the corner. It's one of my favorite holidays/events of the year (since becoming officially too old to Trick-or-Treat I always manage to get lucky and end up at a great party) and to celebrate in style CrackBerry.com is holding a NO TRICKS, JUST TREATS Halloween BlackBerry Giveaway! The Draw will happen on HALLOWEEN and The Grand...

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RIM Introduces CDMA-Enabled BlackBerry Pearl 8130

RIM Introduces CDMA-Enabled BlackBerry Pearl 8130

We've known it's been coming and today RIM has made it official by formally introducing the BlackBerry Pearl 8130. The 8130 is the CDMA-version of the BlackBerry Pearl "2" and is going to be a greatly welcomed device addition to those with CDMA Carriers. The BlackBerry Pearl 8130 features built-in GPS and support for high-speed EV-DO networks, in addition to a host of improvements over the...

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The Basics of Setting Up Your BlackBerry

The Basics of Setting Up Your BlackBerry

Happy October 1st Class! Fall is in the air, Halloween is just around the corner, and if you have been following our BlackBerry 101 Lecture Series so far, you’ll know we covered Why BlackBerry? and How to Choose the Right BlackBerry for You! which means you hopefully have your hands on a BlackBerry of your very own as you read this. You might be sporting a new BlackBerry 8310 or T-Mobile’...

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Verizon Wireless Launches Teaser Site - BlackBerry Pearl 2 to be Announced Soon!

Verizon Wireless Launches Teaser Site - BlackBerry Pearl 2 to be Announced Soon!

Verizon has launched a teaser website that shows the silhouettes of four phones under a spotlight (moving your mouse moves the spotlight). In addition to cheesy music in the background that sings "I Have Been Waiting...For You", beside the images is a countdown timer....counting down to what I'm not exactly sure. First thoughts from BGR were that Verizon would be launching the phones in...

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MUST HAVE BlackBerry Ringtone for fans of Arrested Development: GOB's Magic Show Theme Song!

I'm a huge, HUGE fan of the TV show Arrested Development. If you've never seen it, start at episode one and you will quickly become addicted and watch the whole series (sadly, for some dumb, DUMB reason it was cancelled after three seasons). And if you ARE a fan of Arrested Development, you are going to love the ringtone that popped up in CrackBerry.com's user contributed ringtone gallery...

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Friday News Roundup: LOTS Going on This week!

Friday News Roundup: LOTS Going on This week!

Lots of BlackBerry-related headlines made their way around the web this week. The biggest new for those in North America was the launch of the T-Mobile Curve (the next biggest news being the issues many are experiencing with their new 8320s). Belgium also launched new BlackBerrys this week, and Uganda is now on the BES and offering 8800s to service corporate customers. Air Canada ok'd...

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