BlackBerry Storm Hands-On Reviews!

BlackBerry Storm Hands-On Reviews!

The BlackBerry Storm's official press release crossed the wire at 12:01am on October 8th, and at the same time three hands-on reviews of the BlackBerry Storm went live on the net. As it turns out, there was a special press event in NYC on October 1st where the lucky few in attendance were permitted to get some hands-on time with the Storm and get their embargoed reviews ready for the...

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BIG OOPS: Vodafone Storm Webpage Shows iPhone Love?!

BIG OOPS: Vodafone Storm Webpage Shows iPhone Love?!

Update: Looks like Vodafone pulled the messed up page for now. Good Thinking. * WTF?! This sucks. Rene Ritchie, editor of our sibling site TheiPhoneBlog.com, is NEVER gonna let me live this down. Never Ever. Turns out some soon-to-be fired bloke (likely an iPhone fanboy) working for Vodafone or one of the marketing agencies they contract with totally fraked up on the graphics used on...

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BlackBerry Storm Officially Coming To Telus!

BlackBerry Storm Officially Coming To Telus!

Back in early August we brought word that Telus would be getting the BlackBerry Storm and today it is official (we originally thought Telus may get an exclusive on it, but that's not the case anymore - think Rogers or Bell as your alternative but we're still waiting on official word). They've now launched a microsite so you can sign-up for updates and catch a glimpse of this beautfy (...

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Press Release: BlackBerry Takes the World by Storm with Verizon Wireless and Vodafone

BlackBerry Takes the World by Storm with Verizon Wireless and Vodafone BlackBerry Storm Delivers the Full Power of the BlackBerry Platform on the World's Leading Networks with the World's First "Clickable" Touch-Screen Smartphone BASKING RIDGE, NEW JERSEY and NEWBURY, ENGLAND and WATERLOO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 8, 2008) - Verizon Wireless, Vodafone Group (NYSE:VOD)(LSE:VOD) and...

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BlackBerry Storm: Official Press Release, Hands-On Initial Reviews, Websites Launched and More!!!

Wow. I don't even know where to begin. Fall asleep on the couch for an hour, wake up just after midnight and the Internet has gone BlackBerry Storm'n mad!!! You now have a WHACK LOAD of information about the BlackBerry Storm to browse through and digest... it's crazy, and it's good. Dive into it: Official BlackBerry Storm Press Release >> Official BlackBerry Storm PDF Document >...

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Vodafone Website BlackBerry Storm Tour!

Vodafone Website BlackBerry Storm Tour!

If you haven't seen the BlackBerry Storm tour up on Vodafone's website yet, check it out now!!! Warning: like all of the Storm coverage, this will make you drool. The 360 degree view let's you see the Storm from every angle and you can view a detailed Spec sheet (no WiFi mentioned... we can keep our hopes up and wait and see what the final word is come tomorrow's press release before we...

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BlackBerrius Maximus - part IV - Bold Torture Test

BlackBerrius Maximus - part IV - Bold Torture Test

Ok Ok. BlackBerrius Maximus is GARY's column, not Plevin's, but I had to hi-jack it this week to relay my BlackBerry Bold torture test to y'all. I love my BlackBerry Bold... but I have been pretty hard on it in the blogs, you know, with the buggered browsers it shipped with and the fact NYC hated it. I might be one of the world's biggest BlackBerry fan boys, but that doesn't mean I'll...

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Audience Members of the The View Got Free Pearl Flips!

Audience Members of the The View Got Free Pearl Flips!

WOW. It's not even available for sale in the USA yet, but as of right now there are a bunch of lucky BlackBerry Pearl Flip owners. I just received an email from a CrackBerry reader who tuned into ABC's The View this morning, and was shocked to see the new BlackBerry Pearl Flip Phone be given away as a free gift (with one month's free service) to audience members. Talk about LUCKY. I...

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First Look: BlackBerry Media Sync for Mac!!

First Look: BlackBerry Media Sync for Mac!!

Rejoice Mac + BlackBerry Users! There is now visual proof that the rumors RIM is finally going to start releasing apps for Mac users are true. Boy Genius got his hands on an early version of BlackBerry Media Sync for Mac and posted some screen captures. It's basic, but it works on a Mac so no complaints here! Click on over for more images. Now we just need Desktop Manager for Mac....

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New Girly Girl Look for the BlackBerry Pearl 8110!

New Girly Girl Look for the BlackBerry Pearl 8110!

* Update: They're in STOCK!!! I'm getting emails from AT&T dealers saying the Pink and White Pearl is arriving. Check out another image after the jump of the box! * It looks like RIM is really starting to get the hang of the consumer market! Check out the image above of the new BlackBerry Pearl 8110 color combo coming to AT&T. No word on exact availability yet (likely very soon), but...

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Podcast Episode 023: BlackBerry World Gone Wild!

Podcast Episode 023: BlackBerry World Gone Wild!

Seriously, is just me or does it seem like the BlackBerry World has gone out of control in the past few days? We cover it all on this week's podcast, minus the three new Storm videos that surfaced literally minutes after we finished recording the show. I guess them's the breaks. Enjoy the show!! Listen to CrackBerry.com Podcast: Episode 023 Our Podcast Feed >>...

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Unique Themes From Elecite!

Unique Themes From Elecite!

Everybody loves new themes for their BlackBerry right? Of course ya do, but did any of ya's reach the point where the "typical" style of themes just are not doing it for you any more? I know I have. Enter elecite and their serious collection of premium themes. Some of you will remember elecite from when the Bold was first announced. They had one of the hottest Bold -"esque" themes out...

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BlackBerry Storm Commercial Airs on CBS!

OMG... this is honestly getting ridiculous...but who cares.. it's AWESOME. [ via Engadget ]

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New Video: Verizon BlackBerry Storms Hits the Streets!

Not to be outdone by Vodafone's BlackBerry Commercial, Verizon has taken the BlackBerry Storm to the streets!!!  [ via BGR ]

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Vodafone BlackBerry Storm Commercial!!

* Update: We have it on good word that Vodafone will officially announce the Storm tomorrow (5am UK time according to ElectricPig). * A new BlackBerry Storm video! I told ya this week would bring more touchscreen BlackBerry goodness. Word has it that BlackBerry Storm commercials are airing on primetime tonight. This baby is going mainstream and fast. Try not to drool on your keyboard...

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Introducing Becky Mae - BlackBerry Stylist!

Introducing Becky Mae - BlackBerry Stylist!

Have you been wanting a custom paint job on your BlackBerry Curve but can't cope with sending your device away to ColorWare (nor pay their *fairly steep* prices)? Or maybe you're longing for a BlackBerry paint job so truly unique that its color bares the name of your choosing? Enter Becky Mae - BlackBerry Stylist. CrackBerry Forum members are familar with Becky Mae. She planted the seeds...

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BlackBerry Curve 8350i Live Images

BlackBerry Curve 8350i Live Images

RIM officially announced the coming of the Sprint / Nextel BlackBerry Curve 8350i smartphone back on September 10th at CTIA. This post doesn't bring any new news, but it does feature a couple of sweet hands-on images of the latest (long overdue) iDen BlackBerry. The 8350i hasn't received any love on the blogs lately, hence this post (Matt keeps send me emails hounding me to post on it...). I...

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PocketMac 101: for Mac + BlackBerry Users

PocketMac 101: for Mac + BlackBerry Users

If you're a Mac user new to BlackBerry, or a PC user coming over to the Other Side, one of the first things you'll notice is that the BlackBerry Desktop Software on your CD is Windows-only. And while our pal Al Sacco dropped word a couple weeks back that new BlackBerry Tools for Mac users are on the way (you can hopefully expect to see them in the first half of 2009), until then you'll have...

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Virgin Mobile Canada Getting the Curve 8330!

Virgin Mobile Canada Getting the Curve 8330!

Virgin Mobile Canada just let me know they'll be getting the BlackBerry Curve 8330 next month at an attractive price.. In November, Virgin Mobile is planning to launch the BlackBerry Curve on their network. Pricing for the BlackBerry will also be one of the best deals out there - at a suggested price of approximately $99 with a three year agreement. That, and their BlackBerry bundles...

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Corey Visto BB OSX Now On Your Bold!

Corey Visto BB OSX  Now On Your Bold!

A few days back now I got an email from Corey Visto letting me know that he had just released a newly updated version of the beautiful BB OSX theme, only this time the update was to make it compatible with the Bold. I have previously owned this theme on my Curve and my Pearl, so needless to say I was stoked to hear it would now be available for the Bold. With a totally user customizable...

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