10 Days to Go! Enter for Your Chance to Win a BlackBerry in our NO TRICKS, JUST TREATS Halloween Giveaway!

If you haven't registered yet for your chance to win a new BlackBerry in CrackBerry.com's NO TRICKS, JUST TREATS BlackBerry Halloween Giveaway, it's time to get on it...HALLOWEEN is just around the corner! And if you haven't thought about what you're dressing up as of yet for the big day, it's time to get on that too! The BlackBerry Giveaway will happen on HALLOWEEN and The Grand Prize...

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CTIA Wireless I.T. & Entertainment 2007 Show THIS WEEK!

CTIA Wireless I.T. & Entertainment 2007 Show THIS WEEK!

CTIA, the International Association for the Wireless Telecommunications Industry, will get its annual Wireless I.T. & Entertainment BIG SHOW on this week in San Francisco. It opens tomorrow and runs through Thursday (Oct. 23 - 25th). I won't be in attendance this year, but my pal Dieter who runs WMExperts.com has promised to report back to the CrackBerry community with any juicy...

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Review: BlackBerry Power Station w/ Extra Battery Charger

Review: BlackBerry Power Station w/ Extra Battery Charger

Must Have Accessory for Every BlackBerry User (& Abuser!) The Blackberry Power Station has nothing to do with dodgy 1980s supergroups, but is a great way to recharge your BlackBerry, BlackBerry HS-655 Bluetooth headset and extra battery simultaneously with one sleek desktop unit. With a retail price of $99.99 (just $69.95 in the CrackBerry store), the BlackBerry Power Station is a...

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Software Roundup: New BlackBerry Software This Week

Software Roundup: New BlackBerry Software This Week

Welcome to our first weekly software roundup! Each Thursday I'll be coming at you with the newest BlackBerry software titles and latest updates to hit the net and our software store. This past week has seen a number of new titles enter the BlackBerry space. Get the lowdown after the jump! Software Roundup: For a complete list of what's new in our software store, click here.Win@...

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Potential AT&T BlackBerry Curve 8310 Setup Difficulties?

One of our members (thanks Bla1ze!) had this to say in the CrackBerry Forums: Just a note to all those who have/are purchasing a new Blackberry 8310 from AT&T, it may take a little bit longer to get your devices set up, as for some unknown as of yet reason, some of the device PINS are not being recognized by the AT&T database, this is NOT a HUGE problem as it just takes a call...

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Review: Cardo Scala-700 Bluetooth Headset

Review: Cardo Scala-700 Bluetooth Headset

Big Performance in a Low-Priced Package Experienced wireless communications manufacturer Cardo Systems Inc have added yet another strong contender to the Bluetooth headset market with the Scala-700. An elegant device voted “Best Bluetooth Headset” among 17 leading brands by Germany’s most prestigious trade journal (Mobil News, July 2006), the Scala-700 packs a lot of performance into a...

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It's HEERREE! Get your AT&T BlackBerry Curve 8310 Today!

It's HEERREE! Get your AT&T BlackBerry Curve 8310 Today!

**Update: Oct. 17th: The AT&T BlackBerry Curve 8310 is now available on AT&T's website! Read the Official Press Release.** The wait is over. October 16th is here and it looks like the AT&T BlackBerry 8310 is now available for sale. It will likely be another day or two before the Titanium or Crimson colored GPS-enabled Curve is widely available everywhere, but you can already track...

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Microsoft Releases New Live Search for BlackBerry Beta

Microsoft Releases New Live Search for BlackBerry Beta

Microsoft announced the latest version of their Live Search for BlackBerry application today (read press release) and Kunjal Raheja from the Live Search Team was even kind enough to send the Crack Team an email to tell us about it directly: Dear CrackBerry.com admins, We've just announced a new version of the Live Search application for BlackBerry devices. This version has been...

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RIM Launches the BlackBerry Pearl 8120 in Italy with Style!

RIM Launches the BlackBerry Pearl 8120 in Italy with Style!

While all of us in North America have anxiously been awaiting the arrival of the BlackBerry Pearl 8130, RIM has been busy in other markets getting the "Pearl 2" rolled out. Read the official RIM/TIM 8120 launch Press Release. Stefano from BBworld.info just came back from the 8120 Launch Party in Milano (my girlfriend is Italian...I refuse to call it just Milan). Click here for the pics (or...

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How to Install a Media Card into your BlackBerry

How to Install a Media Card into your BlackBerry

Happy Tuesday Class! And Welcome to Lecture 6 in CrackBerry.com's BlackBerry 101 Series. Today we're going to take a look at something that's simple if you know the process but can be a complete pain-in-the-butt if you are trying to figure it out for the first time (trust me, I learned the hard way), and that is installing a microSD / microSDHC media card into your BlackBerry. This past week I...

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Watch YouTube Videos on your BlackBerry with Blueapple.mobi

Watch YouTube Videos on your BlackBerry with Blueapple.mobi

Are you jealous of the fact the iPhone can stream YouTube videos? You should feel much better after reading this article. I recently played with Blueapple.mobi, a new mobile site for watching videos on your BlackBerry. This is not for your computer, just for your BlackBerry. Simply open your mobile browser and type www.blueapple.mobi, or go to the web site from your computer and you'll be able to...

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BlackBerry Case Review: RexRegina Winston Side Pouch Case for the BlackBerry Curve and BlackBerry 8800

Stylish Italian styling sets RexRegina apart Last month, I reviewed a new side pouch by Smartphone Experts so I was eager to see how the RexRegina Winston side pouch stacked up. The RexRegina Winston Side Pouch features a horizontal design for those who prefer belt clips and horizontal insertion of the BlackBerry. It is designed to protect your BlackBerry against scratches and dings and...

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Video Overview: BlackBerry Pearl 8130

PhoneScoop.com got their hands on one of the new CDMA-based BlackBerry Pearl 8130s that will soon be available from Verizon and Sprint and was kind enough to give us a video overview of it. Exciting? DARN RIGHT! Enjoy!  [ Via RIMarkable ]

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140% More Power! Seidio's Extended 2600mAh Extended Battery for the BlackBerry Curve Packs More Punch.

I've patiently been waiting for this to arrive in the ShopCrackBerry.com store, and it's finally here! Seidio's new 2600mAh Extended Battery will keep your Curve rocking all day and night and day and night and day and night and hopefully another day or two or three.... :-) The required (and included) battery door extends your BlackBerry's casing around the battery enclosure by about 4mm...

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Bluetooth Headset Comparison and Review: Motorola HS850; Motorola H700; Motorola H800 Slider

Looking and Sounding Good: Three Generations of Folding/Sliding Motorola Bluetooth Headsets Reviewed and Compared As a newcomer to the world of Bluetooth technology, I was both intrigued by and apprehensive at the prospect of trying out three generations of Motorola Bluetooth headsets. I needn’t have worried. Motorola has successfully maintained a great tradition of mixing aesthetics and...

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BlackBerry Causes Phantom Vibrations? YES. Don't Forget the Phantom Rings and Phantom LEDs too!

The Associated Press published a story yesterday on BlackBerrys and Phantom Vibrations. What's a Phantom Vibration? Basically you feel a vibration on your hip or wherever you normally wear your BlackBerry, but in actuality it's all in your head - the phone is not vibrating (in some cases the BlackBerry is not even close to you!). Research in the area is scant, but theories abound about...

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Dear Berry: Bathroom-Bound BlackBerry...

Dear Berry: Bathroom-Bound BlackBerry...

Dear Berry, This has to be a joke or something. My husband used to disappear into the bathroom with his newspaper - ok - bad enough - lots of people do it. We had 1 child then so not such a burden. However, now he disappears into the bathroom with his NEW BlackBerry, which seems to be NEW every couple of months. I know of course because of the shear time he spends in there (no he is not sick in...

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RIM to Launch AT&T BlackBerry 8310 on October 11; Colors Available: Crimson Red & Titanium

I guess I need to start paying closer attention to our CrackBerry.com forums. This afternoon I started seeing photos of the soon to be released AT&T 8310 BlackBerry Curve pop up in my RSS reader showing the Crimson Red color it will be available in. Well it turns out we had this data and more in our forums for over 24 hours before the news started to break elsewhere. A big thanks to our...

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Halloween is Coming... and so is your Chance to Win a New BlackBerry in CrackBerry.com's Halloween Giveaway!

If you haven't registered yet for your chance to win a new BlackBerry in CrackBerry.com's NO TRICKS, JUST TREATS BlackBerry Halloween Giveaway, it's time to get on it...HALLOWEEN is just around the corner! And if you haven't thought about what you're dressing up as yet for the big day, it's time to get on that too! The BlackBerry Giveaway will happen on HALLOWEEN and The Grand Prize Winner...

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Basic Phone Controls on Your BlackBerry

Basic Phone Controls on Your BlackBerry

Gooooood Morning Class! Welcome to Lecture 5 in CrackBerry.com's BlackBerry 101 Series . We're still talking BlackBerry Basics and today we're going to go over the basic controls and important buttons to use on your BlackBerry. Without any further adieux, let's get Crack'n! Disclaimer For this lecture, we will go over the BlackBerry's basic controls using an image of the BlackBerry Curve 8320...

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