Password Manager Solutions for BlackBerry

Most of the people I know only use one or two passwords, and they use them everywhere. Sounds familiar? Yep, not too secure… Nowadays, there is a ton of information you need to keep safe. Let’s start with account numbers, credit cards, PINs, usernames, passwords to important web sites. What about all the non-digital information? Secret code for your home security system, emergency contact number...

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Google Maps on BlackBerry

I’ve been using google maps on my PC for a while now. Checking out satellite images of your neighborhood and house is way cool, and getting directions using the google interface is more intuitive than some of the other internet mapping sites. Until recently, I would just print out those directions and take them with me. But now I’ve discovered Google Maps for the BlackBerry. I installed it OTA...

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JayZ Sports The New 8800

JayZ Sports The New 8800

I’ve go the new Berry, eight-eight double-o, I wave it all around, there only for show, Keep it to my ear, so I don’t hear ‘em say, “How the hell is Jay-Z with smokin' Be-yon-ce.”

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Easy BlackBerry Backup

Easy BlackBerry Backup

Losing all the data on my BlackBerry would not be as bad as having my hard drive die on my laptop but I would hate to input all the information again. And since this is an easy process, we have no excuses not to backup our BlackBerries on a regular basis. And it takes less than a minute: 1. Start the RIM application “Desktop Manager”. If this is not installed on your PC, find the CD that came...

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BlackBerry Maps Knock My Socks Off!

BlackBerry Maps Knock My Socks Off!

Having picked up a new 8800 the other day, one of the first things I did was check out BlackBerry Maps. I was excited about my newfound GPS capability and couldn't wait to get started. After opening the application I was amazed at how well it worked. By simply clicking and selecting 'Start GPS', my 8800 found the satellite signal, and plotted me on the map, EXACTLY where I was located. 'Great' I...

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BlackBerry Sponsors John Mayer Tour

BlackBerry Sponsors John Mayer Tour

This just in from Reuters/Billboard.... In a first for both sponsor and artist, BlackBerry will present musician John Mayer's upcoming North American tour, Billboard has learned. Portable communication device BlackBerry will use the Mayer tour to help launch its upcoming AT&T-carried mobile phone, Curve. The 40-date BlackBerry Presents John Mayer in Concert tour begins June 1 in...

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Ahead of the Curve...Rogers BlackBerry Curve that is!

Ahead of the Curve...Rogers BlackBerry Curve that is!

I couldn't take the waiting any longer! As I type, a BlackBerry 8300 Curve is making its away across the pond and to the CrackBerry.com offices in Winnipeg. It's a BlackBerry Curve out of the UK, and the Unlock code has already been ordered straight from O2. I should have both the phone and unlock code in my hands Tuesday by noon. I'm curious to see how this goes. Will it be easy going in...

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New App Turns Berry Into Tracker

New App Turns Berry Into Tracker

I am actually not sure what to make of this new application. A great way for a courier company to see where its vehicles are going or unbelievably good news for insanely suspicious spouses and parents everywhere. Skylab Mobilesystems have come out with an application that takes advantage of the built-in GPS receiver of the BlackBerry 8800 and is now able to record tracklogs. Those tracklogs...

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Balsillie Hops On The Wi-Fi Bandwagon

Balsillie Hops On The Wi-Fi Bandwagon

Jim Balsillie, RIM co-CEO and potential owner of the Nashville Predators hockey team, was the keynote speaker at the 35th Annual JP Morgan Technology Conference, which opened in Boston, on Wednesday. Balsillie’s speech focused on the arrival of Wi-Fi and the proposed introduction of a “converged Wi-Fi BlackBerry by the back end of this year.” The reluctance of some companies, including RIM...

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SpinVox Turns Voice Mail Into E-Mail

If you are like me, you occasionally want to see who left you a voice mail and what that person wanted. If you have ever wondered what would it be like if you could turn your voicemails into text then wonder no more. The Spin-my-Vmail application actually converts your voicemails into text messages and sends them to your mobile phone or e-mail inbox. SpinVox the makers of Spin-my-Vmail have...

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Around The World In 80 Days On Your Berry

Around The World In 80 Days On Your Berry

Oscar Wilde once said “A classic is book everyone has heard about but nobody has read.” Well now there is no excuse for not reading your classics. If you have a BlackBerry and a few minutes to spare you can now enjoy a short snippet of some of the world’s great literary classics. E-mails from www.dailylit.com offer up daily sections of novels like Jules Verne’s “Around the World in 80 Days...

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Balsillie to Buy The Nashville Predators?

Balsillie to Buy The Nashville Predators?

Early reports out of TSN in Canada have our friend and RIM Co-Founder Jim Balsillie in negotiations to buy the Nashville Predators. While we've only just heard of this, we know for a fact that Jim wants to own an NHL franchise like you wouldn't believe! We'll keep an eye on this story as it develops... Update: 9:33pm. CTV.ca has more details on the story...

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Best of WES 2007 - PocketVPN

Best of WES 2007 - PocketVPN

The next Crackie to be given out in the CrackBerry.com BEST of WES 2007 awards is the "NO BRAINER" AWARD. Why the No Brainer? Because having this application on your BlackBerry is a No Brainer - it just makes sense. The envelope please .... and the winner is .... PocketVPN   WICKSoft's PocketVPN client gives you the power to securely access, view, email, and fax files and documents...

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Europeans Happier This Morning

Europeans Happier This Morning

European BlackBerry and mobile phone users have long complained about the phone fees they have to pay while traveling in other countries. That is about to change. The BBC reports this morning that the cost of making mobile phone calls in Europe is set to fall substantially after lawmakers backed plans to cap roaming charges. The cost mobile customers are charged by providers for using their...

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BlackBerry 8800 Makes PC World Top100

PC World put out their annual Top100 devices list. Their staff went over the list of electronic devices in 2007 and the BlackBerry 8800 scored an impressive fifth spot putting it among some elite electronic devices from this past year. Not a bad showing for RIM - the 8800 came in just behind the craze-of-the-year Nintendo Wii (which everyone and their mother wants) and the Intel Core 2 Duo (...

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Where is That Wascally Curve?

Where is That Wascally Curve?

Research In Motion (RIM) announced the BlackBerry Curve weeks ago, so where are the little devices? People are getting anxious. And I have a few hundred bucks in my pocket burning a hole. It has been speculated that the blogosphere forced RIM to announce the release earlier than the company had wanted. But that said, it has been a couple of weeks and no one except a few lucky individuals has...

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Backgammon King for BlackBerry

Backgammon King for BlackBerry

Something embarrassing happened to me this week. I was asked to review Backgammon King by Magmic and I have to admit it here, I never played the game of Backgammon before. Sure I’ve heard about it just like everyone I guess but I had no clue how to play. For the Backgammon pros here impatient to find out if this BlackBerry version is any good, bear with me for a few lines while I enlighten the...

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Sens Coach Murray Puts 'Pearl' Into Lineup for Game 5 Win

Sens Coach Murray Puts 'Pearl' Into Lineup for Game 5 Win

What a hockey game we were treated to on Saturday! For those of you that are not interested in hockey, you can stop reading HERE. :) The Senators clinched a birth into the Stanley Cup Finals with a 3-2 overtime win in Buffalo. What a thriller! Speaking on behalf of all Canadians (with the exception of Torontonians), GO SENS GO! During post-game interviews on Saturday, Sens coach Bryan Murray...

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Register at CrackBerry.com to Win a BlackBerry Curve or 8830!

Register at CrackBerry.com to Win a BlackBerry Curve or 8830!

It's Victoria Day up here in Canada and the CrackBerry Team is taking a well deserved rest. While the team may be away, we still (as always) have some great deals and prizes for our members. So if you're not already a member of CrackBerry.com (it's Free)... Register today and you'll be automatically entered in our drawing for a BlackBerry Curve or 8830! No catches, no gimmicks... This is a...

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Where Is My Entourage?

Where Is My Entourage?

Where are you guys? I need my entourage here now. I'm lonely and needy and I don't know how to find my pin. Adrian Grenier of HBO's Entourage is apparently a CrackBerry addict too. 

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