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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T-Mobile Going Through A Learning Curve with the BlackBerry 8320 Curve - UMA Issues in California

** Updated ** Friday, September 28th: The Verdict is in: T-Mobile is DEFINITELY having problems with the UMA service on the newly released BlackBerry Curve 8320. Read the Comments to this post to see what T-Mobile Curve owners are saying. ____________________________________________________ A CrackBerry.com member just sent this in, and I figured it worthy of a post. As predicted by David...

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BlackBerry Humor - Those Old Slugs! :)

BlackBerry Humor - Those Old Slugs! :)

From the RIM Developer's forum - thanks Bla1ze! 

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Review: Case-Mate Signature Series Leather Case-Holster Combo for BlackBerry Curve

Protection & Pizzazz in One Needing to find a way to protect your investment without losing your BlackBerry cool? The 8300/8310/8320 (it fits all Curves!) Leather case from Case-Mate’s Signature series may be what you are looking for! The form fitting case and accompanying swivel holster are made from genuine Napa leather and molded plastic. Boasting durability and high impact...

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Out of the Box Review: T-Mobile BlackBerry 8320 Curve

Out of the Box Review: T-Mobile BlackBerry 8320 Curve

The highly anticipated device has arrived! The rumors and speculation about the BlackBerry Curve 8320 for T-Mobile have been floating around the tech blog community for months and months, and now the time has come. The 8320 is here! Everything you have come to know and love with BlackBerry, with the added sweetness of WiFi! T-Mobile officially began selling the device on September 22,...

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AT&T Data Network Issues. Yet Another BlackBerry Outage?

AT&T Data Network Issues. Yet Another BlackBerry Outage?

Are you on AT&T? Are you receiving your emails this morning? 8am CST: Reports began coming in early this morning on the CrackBerry & BlackBerry Forums of AT&T users experiencing issues connecting to the AT&T GPRS and EDGE network. AT&T has confirmed they are having problems with their data and data routing and that BlackBerry users may be unable to send or receive...

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How to Choose the Right BlackBerry for You!

How to Choose the Right BlackBerry for You!

Happy Monday class! And welcome to Lecture 3 in our weekly BlackBerry 101 series. In today’s lecture we’re going to dive into the topic of choosing the right BlackBerry to suit your needs. If you are in the market for your first smartphone or are finally making the switch to BlackBerry from another platform, you should (hopefully!) find this lecture helpful. If you’re a long-time CrackBerry...

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T-Mobile BlackBerry 8320 Now On Sale!!!

T-Mobile BlackBerry 8320 Now On Sale!!!

** Updated ** Monday, Sept. 24th: The T-Mobile BlackBerry 8320 is Now Available at T-Mobile.com! ** Updated ** Tuesday, Sept. 25th: RIM & T-Mobile Officially Announce 8320. Read Press Release >> ____________________________________________________ That's right T-Mobile users, the highly-anticipated BlackBerry 8320 is now available! Looking at the talk in the CrackBerry forums, T...

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Friday News Roundup: All Good in the BlackBerry World

Friday News Roundup: All Good in the BlackBerry World

Wow, it's Friday already. Did this week just fly by or what? There wasn't too much in the way of earth-shattering, crazy-exciting news to report on this week, but lots did happen in the CrackBerry world including the "official" launch of the AT&T BlackBerry 8820. Read the Headlines After the Jump. 1. BlackBerry Plug-in for Microsoft Visual Studio Available for Download -  We found...

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Speaker ON, Speaker OFF: New Patent App for Adaptive Switching between Handset Mode and Speaker Mode

How's this for COOL? You know how easy it is to switch your Berry from handset mode to speaker mode (simply hit the $ sign/speaker key on the keyboard)? Well, it looks like RIM wants to make the easy even easier. Instead of having to push a button, in the future it looks like RIM is going have the BlackBerry do the work for us. A new patent application by RIM, entitled System and methods...

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