Smartphone Round Robin: An iPhone User’s Final Thoughts and a Treo User’s First Impressions of the BlackBerry Curve

We are well into Week #2 of the Round Robin, with everyone now onto their second smartphone of the month. I survived a week with the AT&T Tilt and am now using a Palm Treo 680. I don’t have my initial impressions up yet as I ran into a small snag – the unlocked Treo I received didn’t like my Rogers SIM card so I haven’t been able to get fully intimate with it just yet. I’ve still...

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Opera Mini 4 Out of Beta and Ready for BlackBerry Use!

Opera Mini 4 Out of Beta and Ready for BlackBerry Use!

WooHoo! All you Opera Mini fans and BlackBerry Users looking to improve your mobile web browsing experience can now rejoice - Opera Mini 4 is out of beta and "officially" ready for use. Go and take a look at v4's feature list , and when you're ready to download a copy for your BlackBerry, you can click here. Like it? Love it? Post your comments! [ Via WMExperts ]

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Smartphone Round Robin: Final Thoughts on Windows Mobile and the ATT Tilt

Smartphone Round Robin: Final Thoughts on Windows Mobile and the ATT Tilt

My Farewell to the AT&T Tilt A Nod..err..Tilt of Approval for Windows Mobile? I survived! Don’t get me wrong, it wasn’t easy, but I did manage to get through Week # 1 of the Smartphone Round Robin with my sanity mainly in check. I followed the Round Robin’s rules and reluctantly put aside my BlackBerry Curve in favor of the AT&T Tilt (made by HTC). While I initially wanted to throw...

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How To Install and Manage Third Party Software Applications On Your BlackBerry

Morning Class! We're now into Week 2 of the Smartphone Round Robin and thus it's also the second week in a row of Guest Professors in our BlackBerry 101 Lecture series (it's kind of hard for me to teach when I'm not allowed to use my Blackberry for a month!). One of the things that has become very apparent to all of the Community Editors participating in the Round Robin is that once you...

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Review: Neuros MPEG-4 Recorder

Review: Neuros MPEG-4 Recorder

Video Content on Your BlackBerry! Convergence is all the rage today.  We want one device that can do it all.  Instead of lugging around our iPod, PMP, Cell Phone and pager – like in days of old – we want one device that does everything. For BlackBerry users, the idea of using our beloved Berry for video and music is a new one for us.  Thanks to the Pearl and the Curve, it is a real...

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RIM Launches BlackBerry Professional Software

RIM announced this morning the launch of BlackBerry Professional Software, a new wireless communications and collaboration solution that tightly integrates with the industry leading email servers and is specifically designed and priced to meet the needs of small and medium-sized businesses. It's designed for up to 30 wireless users and pricing begins at $499 for 5 users. Read Full Press Release...

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Telus Launches BlackBerry Pearl 8130

Telus Launches BlackBerry Pearl 8130

Many Canadians spent the weekend getting to know their new BlackBerry Pearl 8130! We posted last week that Telus would launch the BlackBerry Pearl 8130 on Friday, November 2nd, and it turns out that for once a rumor was true. Way to go BlackBerrySync! We should have figured they had the date nailed right since Telus requested them to remove their scooped post (common Telus...lighten up!)....

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Seidio Retractable USB Sync and Charge Cable Review

Seidio Retractable USB Sync and Charge Cable Review

I’ve said it before, I hate cables. It seems they’re always in a tangle and I’m not very good at untying knots. So I was delighted to come across the Retractable USB Sync and Charge Cable from Seidio. This little cable is only about 4 inches long when spooled, yet is expands easily. It functions just like the cable that came with your BlackBerry, letting you connect a BlackBerry to your PC so...

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New BlackBerry Desktop Manager v4.3 Available for Download from Vodafone!?!

New BlackBerry Desktop Manager v4.3 Available for Download from Vodafone!?!

UPDATE UPDATE: BlackBerry Desktop Manager 4.3 is now available from Vodafones Website. Click Here for Details.  UPDATE: I thought maybe the download was pulled but it's still there... the server is probably just getting hammered by visitors and is going really, really slow. Use the comments to this post to keep people in the loop! Keep in mind it there's a chance it might not work by the...

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Just incase you're still skeptical that the Camera in your BlackBerry Curve will be able to record video... the following video provides the proof and also takes a quick look around some of the easily noticeable improvements to OS v4.3.1. More Hands-On with the BlackBerry Curve and OS v4.3.1 >>

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Here it is! Videos taken with an AT&T BlackBerry 8300 Curve (and uploaded immediately to youtube) thanks to the soon to be released OS v4.3!! If you own a Curve and update to v4.3 when it comes out, you too will be capturing your own vids!! The first video of Bruno is with the bedroom lights on. In the second video, the bedroom lights are turned off (the room is dark) and the Curve's flash...

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Hands-On With RIM's New OS 4.3.1 for the BlackBerry Curve & BlackBerry Pearl 8100

With the BlackBerry 8130 now shipping with OS v4.3, we knew it wouldn't be too long before this updated operating system became available for other members in the BlackBerry family as well. From what I've seen today, the Curve and Pearl 8100 won't have to wait much longer to enjoy 4.3's full benefits. Back in August we ran some leaked screenshots of a BlackBerry Curve running OS v4.3. Today...

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Pre-Order the BlackBerry Pearl 8130 from Verizon

Pre-Order the BlackBerry Pearl 8130 from Verizon

Update: It sounds like November 8th is the instore date. If you buy online now today, you may just end up with it tomorrow. See the comments!  You can now Pre-Order the BlackBerry Pearl 8130 from Verizon. It will ship on November 8th!  Verizon Wireless Customers...you may now JUMP FOR JOY!!!!!! Pre-Order Your BlackBerry Pearl 8130 >>

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BlackBerry Curve OS v4.3 Real Look?!

BlackBerry Curve OS v4.3 Real Look?!

What do you think guys? Could this be the New BB Dimension L theme that will be available on BlackBerry OS v4.3 for the Curve? Mock-Up or the Real Deal?

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And the Winners of CrackBerry.com's NO TRICKS, JUST TREATS Halloween BlackBerry Giveaway are....

The Trick or Treaters have come and gone, and that leaves only one thing left to do this Halloween night.... announce the winners of CrackBerry.com's NO TRICKS, JUST TREATS Halloween BlackBerry Giveaway. The Grand Prize winner takes home a new BlackBerry Smartphone of choice along with a $100 Accessory coupon to the CrackBerry.com Store. The two runners up also receive $100 Accessory coupons...

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BlackBerry Ranked #1 by J.D. Power and Associates

BlackBerry Ranked #1 by J.D. Power and Associates

It's not like BlackBerry users need any 3rd party affirmation to tell us what we already know to be the truth, but J.D. Power and Associates has ranked BlackBerry #1 in its Inaugural Business Wireless Smartphone Customer Satisfaction Study! The inaugural study measures business customer satisfaction with their wireless smartphone, which is a mobile phone offering advanced capabilities,...

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Smartphone Round Robin: Goodbye BlackBerry, Hello Windows Mobile and the ATT Tilt

Week #1 Device: AT&T Tilt by HTC My First Impressions of the Windows Mobile Powered AT&T Tilt It was two weeks and four days ago when Dieter had the idea for Smartphone Experts to hold its First Annual Smartphone Round Robin. I heard about the concept only minutes after it was originally conceived, and since that moment began mentally readying myself for the challenge of putting...

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Telus BlackBerry Pearl 8130 To Launch November 2nd?!

This just in, it looks like the BlackBerry Pearl 8130 may be hitting Telus in Canada as early as this Friday and should be in all stores by November 6th. The silver-colored 8130 will ship with OS 4.3 and will come preloaded with the new Facebook for BlackBerry app. OS 4.3 means this new Pearl should have video recording capabilities. Sweet! Let's see if the rumored launch date holds up. [...

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Smartphone Round Robin: Impressions of an iPhone Users First Few Days With the BlackBerry Curve 8310

Ever wonder what a hardcore Apple believer and iPhone user thinks of the BlackBerry? Mike Overbo, editor of PhoneDifferent.com has given up his iPhone for the next three weeks as part of the Smartphone Round Robin and lucky for him managed to get the best of the best as a replacement for Week #1 - the BlackBerry Curve 8310. At least we all know it's the best of the best... Mike's opinions may...

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LAST CHANCE!!! Enter NOW for Your Chance to Win a New BlackBerry in our Halloween BlackBerry 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...the contest thread closes tomorrow, Oct. 31st, at 12 Noon CST. The BlackBerry Giveaway will happen HALLOWEEN night and The Grand Prize Winner will receive their choice of a BlackBerry Curve, 8800, or Pearl Series...

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