Third BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220 Color: Silver!!

Third BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220 Color: Silver!!

So far we have officially seen RIM's newly-announced BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220 in two color schemes: black and red. These images (more after the jump), show off a third color... silver. I guess you could call it gray instead of silver, but either way with the black flip I think the color combo looks good! I stumbled upon the images over at MiBlackBerry.com, coming from a RIM Press...

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BlackBerry Software Roundup for September 19th, 2008!

BlackBerry Software Roundup for September 19th, 2008!

Everyone have a good week? We're getting some nice weather up here in Winterpeg (Winnipeg), so I think all of us up here are trying to enjoy the weather while we can... in the midst of all the Storm and Javelin madness! This week I've got the following titles for you: New BlackBerry Software: Civilization IV, mySchedule NHL 2008, New Themes, LightOn, FUZE, 5 Minute Outliner, TellMe Sports...

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Video Walk Through of Electric Pocket Apps for BlackBerry!

We've been BIG FANS of Electric Pocket ever since they shook up the way we listen to music on our BlackBerry smartphones with the release of FlipSide (RIM CEO Mike Lazaridis even has this app on his BB). Since then, Electric Pocket has continued to roll out some innovative and fun BB apps. The video above, posted by Matt Miller of Zdnet, gives a good walkthrough of Electric Pocket's offering...

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Rogers Docs: Curve 8320 and new Rate Plans

Rogers Docs: Curve 8320 and new Rate Plans

We received some nice Rogers info yesterday. Some of it went to our sibling site WMExperts.com (HTC Touch Diamond is coming if anybody cares.. lol), and here we have the goods related to CrackBerry Nation. The WiFi-equipped BlackBerry 8320 Curve will soon be hitting Rogers in Sapphire Blue and will support Rogers' UMA/Talkspot service. Sweet! And after the jump we have a snap shot of...

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AT&T Handset Updates: Bold in November?!

AT&T Handset Updates: Bold in November?!

This story may have just went from bad to worse. On an AT&T document dated yesterday, September 17th, the expected launch dates for several AT&T smartphones are shown. Honing in on the BlackBerry category, we find these expected dates: BlackBerry 8320 BLUE - October 21, 2008 BlackBerry Pearl Oyster Pink - October 2, 2008 BlackBerry Bold - ETA November BlackBerry Curve Burnt...

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Telus Gets the BlackBerry Curve 8330 in RED!

Telus Gets the BlackBerry Curve 8330 in RED!

They already had it in Gray and Pink, and now Canadian carrier Telus is offering the CDMA BlackBerry Curve 8330 in that lovely shade of RIM RED (a la the 8310 on AT&T and Rogers). You can check out Telus' newest Curve HERE. [ BBSync ]

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Leaked: Verizon is Talking up a Storm Each Week!

Leaked: Verizon is Talking up a Storm Each Week!

The Verizon leaks keep rolling storming in, so much so in fact that one could begin to think VZW was doing it intentionally, though the take down letter we received on the Minute with Mike video we posted Monday does suggest that is not the case. Now we have word that Verizon will be giving employees more info on the Storm every Wednesday in an internal communication they have branded Talk Up...

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Lineups in Paris to Buy the BlackBerry Bold!

Lineups in Paris to Buy the BlackBerry Bold!

The BlackBerry Bold is making a splash across the pond! In Paris, France today there were lineups at SFR's launch of RIM's latest smartphone. I received the image above and following email from Julien... Here is a picture of the queue in SFR (#1 French carrier) retail store on the Champs Elysées, Paris. Today @ 2pm, SFR released the Bold. SFR is really the first carrier here to...

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Vlingo Survey: UK BlackBerry Users Wanted!

Vlingo Survey: UK BlackBerry Users Wanted!

Erin from Vlingo just sent me an email. She needs some help. If you're from the UK and a BlackBerry User (or Abuser!), keep on reading and fill out the survey below... Hi CrackBerry Nation! vlingo, a US-based speech recognition company, needs your help identifying what commands UK users would expect to say to activate speech for various mobile phone applications. If you have...

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BlackBerry Javelin Sold on Ebay for $17,100!!!

BlackBerry Javelin Sold on Ebay for $17,100!!!

Wow. Speechless. $17,100 for a BlackBerry and it's not even plated in 24k Gold. All I can say is, it wasn't me!

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This just in from the good folks at Google: See where you're going, how to walk there, and what other people are saying about it -- all from your phone. Today Google released new features for Google Maps for mobile, improving the overall speed of the application and adding Street View imagery, walking directions, and full reviews of businesses. Google Maps for mobile gives users quick and...

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Leaked: Verizon BlackBerry Storm Pre-Launch Details!

Leaked: Verizon BlackBerry Storm Pre-Launch Details!

Click for Bigger Image Following up on the Verizon BlackBerry Storm craziness of the past two days, we have a little more crazy to throw your way. This document, just received, outlines Verizon's Pre-Launch plans for the Verizon BlackBerry Storm. Looking at the document, I don't think "Launch Date" means Device Launch Date, though I'm sure we'd all be pretty excited to hold a Storm in our...

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Review: MyMileageGenie for BlackBerry

Review: MyMileageGenie for BlackBerry

Last week, a collective groan was heard throughout the land. This was due to the rising price of fuel. As I washed my car this weekend, I almost shed a tear. Now, I'm not going to get into the politics or hearsays of all the fuel hoopla. The bottom line is this; now, more than ever, is the time to get a handle on your gas problem (pardon the pun). Unfortunately, you can't really put your...

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Verizon BlackBerry Storm Site Is Live; Official Minute with Mike Storm Announcement Video Now Available!

Update 4: Wow, now the Verizon Video (linked to below) is only available to Verizon employees who enter a username/password. No longer available for public viewing direct from Verizon. Update 3: Verizon Storm site is live again! www.verizonwireless.com/storm Update 2: The Storm teaser site still appears to be down, but Verizon has now made the Minute with Mike BlackBerry Storm...

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John McCain, Inventor of the BlackBerry?? Not!!

John McCain, Inventor of the BlackBerry?? Not!!

So I have to address this because it's making the rounds and in the past hour I've received about 50 emails from people wanting me to blog it... A McCain staffer claimed that John McCain's committee work helped create an environment in the telecommunications industry that allowed for the creation of the BlackBerry. Political reporters, sensing a sentence longer than 6 words, shortened it...

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CTIA 2008: Jim Balsillie Keynote Intro BlackBerry Teaser

We featured the video above in our CTIA Live Blog recap last week, but after just receiving the real deal copy of this sweet BlackBerry teaser that preceeded RIM co-CEO Jim Balsillie's keynote speech (featuring "thumping techno Black(Berry)Beats" as Dieter live-blogged it), I figured it was more than worthy of a dedicated post. Starring the BlackBerry Bold, BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220 and a...

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Rogers Pearl Flip Launch Parties Begin Next Week!

Rogers Pearl Flip Launch Parties Begin Next Week!

Update: Nice timing. Rogers has added a COMING SOON for the Pearl Flip to their website (thx to everyone who sent this in!). ** Following up on the their fairly recent string of BlackBerry Bold parties, Rogers has a cross-Canada, four city series of launch parties planned in anticipation of the release of the Rogers BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220 Smartphone. The first party kicks off a week...

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Verizon BlackBerry Storm 9530 Announcement Video!!

Verizon BlackBerry Storm 9530 Announcement Video!!

Update 4: VERIZON STORM SITE IS UP!!! www.verizonwireless.com/storm Update 3: Oh Verizon. We know you'll soon launch the BlackBerry Storm's info site at www.verizonwireless.com/storm, but in the meantime it would have been nice of you to let us keep up the announcement video we posted. After all, it seemed your whole goal with Monday's Minute with Mike announcement was to capitalize on...

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T-Mobile BlackBerry Pearl Flip Available for Pre-Order

T-Mobile BlackBerry Pearl Flip Available for Pre-Order

I received a wave of emails this afternoon from BlackBerry users PUMPED to see that T-Mobile has added BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220 to their website. No pricing and no availability date is listed and the "Pre-register" link just pushes you to the Pearl Flip website that was launched last week so you can sign up for updates, but it's still something to get excited about it... One tipster...

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More Verizon BlackBerry Storm Images...

More Verizon BlackBerry Storm Images...

ANOTHER UPDATE: Check after the jump for a fifth shot of the Storm. This one is a bit less blurry and features a look at Verizon's Navigator Service running on the device. ** UPDATE: 'Mr. Blurrycam' (Thanks for the hilarious reference Engadget Mobile!) has sent in another image from his Pearl. I've posted it above for your viewing pleasure. The snaps are coming from the Verizon vid that...

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