Come Up With a Solution Already: Indian Government Still Eager to Decode

Come Up With a Solution Already: Indian Government Still Eager to Decode

In the ongoing saga that never seems to end, with imaginary deadlines and harsh words flying from both sides of the table... It seems the Indian Government now has an alternate proposal to meet their needs. The Government wants to raise the minimum level of encryption from 40 to 265 bits. Why is this important? Well, it turns out the Indian Government already has the ability to decode messages...

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Review: FindMe Application for BlackBerry & Facebook

Review: FindMe Application for BlackBerry & Facebook

Calling all Facebook fanatics! Yes you, the one with thousands of friends and yet you can’t even remember the names of half of them. And yes even you, the wallflower who’s waiting to be noticed.  You all know about the umptee –million things you can do on Facebook when you’re bored with looking at embarrassing pictures or writings on a wall. Here’s another one to throw at you and your...

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BlackBerry Bold Coming to Rogers in June?

BlackBerry Bold Coming to Rogers in June?

** UPDATE: See...now this is why I'm reluctant to post Release Date rumors!!! The BG has now updated his post to say "We’re now hearing July 17th with the launch party on July 8th… go figure." NOW THIS IS INTERESTING: APPARENTLY the BlackBerry 8820 JUST became available to order for dealers today. Outright cost is $549.99. THIS might just be the BlackBerry hitting stores next Wednesday. The...

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BlackBerry Javelin Caught on Video!!

Sweet!!! Following up on yesterday's pics of the BlackBerry Javelin, Engadget has posted a video of this no-longer-a-rumor BlackBerry smartphone. Be sure to watch the video. See that microUSB port? And look at that keyboard!!! If the Bold's keyboard is the "best keyboard RIM has ever built", then is this one better than best? It seems they have gone back to having spaces between the keys...

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Navigating Message Threads

Navigating Message Threads

Our pal Al Sacco posted a handy article today outlining some BlackBerry Tips and Keyboard Shortcuts. While most of the tips should be well-known to users (like dialing #'s that contain text or putting your Berry into standby by holding down the Mute key for two seconds), especially to those of you who have checked out our BlackBerry 101 Lecture series, there are a few lesser known shortcut...

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Free Instango Instant Messenger Client Now on BlackBerry

Free Instango Instant Messenger Client Now on BlackBerry

The boys at BBCool just posted on a new IM client for BlackBerry. Instango ties together all of your chat clients and adds a few other bells and whistles. Take a read after the jump for the feature set. Instango - IM Client Now Available for BlackBerry  Chat Why pay for expensive text messages when you can chat for free* on your mobile phone? Chatting with instango is as simple as...

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Celebrity BlackBerry Sighting Roundup 001

Celebrity BlackBerry Sighting Roundup 001

Jay Z on his Private Plane with a White BlackBerry Curve  After our last Celebrity BlackBerry sighting post (Pamela Anderson and Kim Kardashian) I received a bunch of emails from CrackBerry.com readers wanting more More MORE! It was also pointed out that I have a tendancy to post more images of female BlackBerry than male BlackBerry users (probably right). That said, we're going to pick up...

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BlackBerry Javelin Spotted in the Wild!

BlackBerry Javelin Spotted in the Wild!

Take a close look. That is not a BlackBerry Bold the red arrow is pointing at. Rumors to date would say that's the 3G-less Bold-like BlackBerry currently codenamed "Javelin". Key specs: QWERTY keyboard 480×360 LCD Quad-band GSM/EDGE GPS Wi-Fi 3.2 megapixel camera 4.6 OS platform BES 5.0 support ArgonV processor This is what *should* be coming to T-Mobile *hopefully* in the near...

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New Jawbone Bluetooth Headset in Stock!

New Jawbone Bluetooth Headset in Stock!

Just a quick note to let everyone know the new Jawbone Bluetooth headset is now available for purchase from the ShopCrackBerry.com store! Read the overview of this highly-anticipated BlackBerry accessory after they jump... Jawbone Bluetooth Headset  The New Jawbone is the next step in the integration of best in class noise elimination technology with personal design that is both...

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Mothy's BlackBerry Bold "U" Theme

CrackBerry.com member mothy has been churning out some awesome free BlackBerry themes as of late, and his newest theme, the Bold "U", is really getting some attention. The Bold "U" theme is available for the Curve/8800 series and offers up a whopping 15 BlackBerry Bold-styled shortcuts around the perimeter of the display, yet leaves a ton of space for viewing cool wallpapers! Keep...

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Surreal and Stargazer Themes - New from BlackBerry.com!

Surreal and Stargazer Themes - New from BlackBerry.com!

Two NEW, COOL and FREE BlackBerry themes popped up at mobile.blackberry.com last week. The Surreal and Stargazer themes can be found in the Themes section under Fun & Games. The downside - availability of the themes is dependent on the device model and OS version you are rocking (Curve & 8800 Series users (not on 4.5 betas) should be able to get both). For details, help and more...

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The Comparison Continues... BlackBerry vs. iPhone

The Comparison Continues... BlackBerry vs. iPhone

I saw this one coming... Soon after last week's announcement of the iPhone 3G, I posted an updated version of our popular Top 10 Reasons Why the iPhone is No BlackBerry article called the Top 10 Reasons Why the iPhone is STILL No BlackBerry. This post got a ton of comments - mainly in agreement, with a few disagreements sprinkled in here and there (it seems CrackBerry.com gets some non-BB...

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Handy Converter for BlackBerry

Handy Converter for BlackBerry

I occasionally have trouble converting between imperial and metric. I can always remember inches to centimeters, but pounds to kg have me lost in the sea of numbers. Within your BlackBerry’s native calculator you have the option to convert the value to and from metric. They include simple measurement such as weight and length, temperatures and fuel efficiency. While this is sufficient...

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Click's Picks BlackBerry Media Roundup 013! New

Click's Picks BlackBerry Media Roundup 013! New

Hey everyone! Another week, another Click's Picks! I have some good stuff inside so let jump to it... BLACKBERRY WALLPAPERS  Now for my top wallpapers, I have gone through our database and picked some new ones and old ones. I hope you enjoy my top picks for the week!   Blue Cross Over 320 by 240 pixels - Curve, 8800, 8700 Series** 240 by 260 pixels - Pearl and 7100 Series**...

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New BlackBerrry KickStart Images!

New BlackBerrry KickStart Images!

Well what do we have here? New images of the BlackBerry KickStart?! w00t! Take a look after the jump for tons images (you can see it from every angle) of the not-yet-announced by RIM BlackBerry flip phone currently codenamed the KickStart!! BlackBerry 9100 KickStart Images 

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iVista Theme Now Available in Today and Zen Versions!

iVista Theme Now Available in Today and Zen Versions!

When I dropped word of the iVista theme at the end of May, it immediately became a ShopCrackBerry.com best seller and for good reason - it ROCKS. It has a unique design, is truly eye catching and is very user-friendly. There was one problem with this theme though - it was only available in the Icon format. But not anymore! BBSmart and Zach have teamed up to deliver you the iVista theme in...

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Vodafone Germany Releases OS 4.5.0.37

Vodafone Germany Releases OS 4.5.0.37

The time has finally come for us to begin waving Farewell to Betas and Hello to Official Releases. Vodafone Germany has released OS version 4.5.0.37 on their website for the BlackBerry 8800, 8310, 8110 and 8100. It's always recommended to wait for your carrier to release an OS upgrade, but if you're a CrackBerry Addict and just can't wait to get your hands on 4.5 it will install on...

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BlackBerry Software Roundup for June 13th, 2008!

BlackBerry Software Roundup for June 13th, 2008!

More BlackBerry software goodness to cover this week. In this edition I've got 17 titles for you to check out and enjoy. Lets go ahead and get down to business! New BlackBerry Software: e-Mobile Alerts, U.S. Army Survival Guide, The Incredible Hulk Game, Magic 8 Ball, Mobile CheckBook Updated BlackBerry Software: BIS 2.5, SplashID, Facebook 1.2 Free BlackBerry Software: Flickr Upload...

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LaunchPads Adds Quick Access To All Your Applications

LaunchPads Adds Quick Access To All Your Applications

We are constantly on the go and looking for bigger and better ways to speed up production.  RIM was in the right mind when they added the convenience key to the side of our BlackBerry's, and the new application LaunchPads takes full advantage of it.  LaunchPads easily lets you launch your most used applications from the side convenience key.  You have the ability to customize each of...

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BlackBerry Devices Galore - BlackBerry Seawolf on ATT, Aurora, Javelin, KickStart and More!

Looks like our friend the Boy Genius has been scouting around Notepad and has uncovered a ton of references to yet unannounced/unreleased BlackBerry smartphone models: references to the non-3G Bold-styled device codenamed Javelin references to the Storm (now what we are calling the BlackBerry Thunder) and it having a "Virtual" keyboard references to the 9100 codenamed KickStart (we've...

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