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AT&T To Enable Wireless Upgrades!

AT&T To Enable Wireless Upgrades!

We have been hearing about the Wireless Upgrade options since we showed you the hands on with a leaked OS 4.3.1 many, many moons ago and video being enabled on the 8300 series was the hottest thing since sliced bread. Since then the only devices to ever officially implement the usage of it has been the BlackBerry Storm, but that is about to soon change folks! From the screenshot above it...

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Exclusive: First Real Photos of the BlackBerry 9630!

Exclusive: First Real Photos of the BlackBerry 9630!

FINALLY!!!!! What you're looking at above are the first real photos of the BlackBerry "Niagara" 9630. As you can see, this CDMA full-QWERTY BlackBerry is looking sweet and very much has the appearance of the BlackBerry Curve 8900 and BlackBerry Bold morphed into one. In the photo on your right, the 9630 is the one in the middle. I know these pictures are small and a bit of a tease...but don't...

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BlackBerry Curve 8900 Only $50 From Amazon!

BlackBerry Curve 8900 Only $50 From Amazon!

Still haven't picked up a BlackBerry Curve 8900? Holding out cause you know prices always drop a few months after the initial launch of a new device? Well, how about this for a nice deal? If you head on over to Amazon.com and sign up for T-Mobile service and you can grab one of the sexiest BlackBerry smartphones out there on the cheap. As in 50 smackeroos cheap (with rebates of course). So...

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$2.99 Minimum Paid App Price at BlackBerry App World!

$2.99 Minimum Paid App Price at BlackBerry App World!

WOAHHHHHH... Hold your Horses! After RIM updated their BlackBerry App World website tonight, they also updated their Developer FAQ which now includes a chart that details the pricing tiers for apps. Take a look above. It seems RIM has decided the minimum price for paid apps will be $2.99. Potentially good news for developers, but bad news for the BlackBerry owners out there thinking that...

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BlackBerry App World Site Now Up

BlackBerry App World Site Now Up

* Update: Well, the 10pm EST exciting announcement wasn't all that exciting (they announced that you can now sign up for announcements?!), but RIM has now put up their BlackBerry App World teaser site. Developers can sign up to begin submitting their apps for inclusion in the launch of App World if they haven't already and consumers can now register to stay notified of updates. To purchase...

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BlackBerry App World is the Name of the RIM App Storefront

BlackBerry App World is the Name of the RIM App Storefront

BIG NEWS HERE... RIM has OFFICIALLY announced the name of their upcoming application storefront and they've gone with... BlackBerry App World! The site for developers will be updated tonight and should be live again by 10pm (Eastern Time). In other words...the following link below won't work until tonight! At the same time, they will launch a sign up page for users who want to be alerted...

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Coveroo Ups the Ante By Going Funky and Luxurious

Coveroo Ups the Ante By Going Funky and Luxurious

During our Birthday festivities last week we told you that our friends at Coveroo would be unveiling something cool this week... and they did! Whereas the previous Coveroo offering was simply an engraving, now you can go either luxurious or funky by getting your battery cover inlaid with stainless steel, gold, high-gloss color or glow-in-the-dark materials. Awesome!! If you haven't been...

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BlackBerry Master Control Program Updated!

BlackBerry Master Control Program Updated!

We've covered this amazing application before here on the CrackBerry blogs. So when I realized there was a fresh new update out for it I felt compelled to inform you all about it as this update brings a lot of nice changes with it. My favorite being the fact that it now plays nice with Windows 7 Beta, lol..funny a beta that plays nice with a beta, sweet! Check out the changes below and be...

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BlackBerry Bling Roundup

BlackBerry Bling Roundup

BlackBerry Bling. Some of us hate it. Some of us are all about it. And most would agree that while device personalization done right is awesome, there is a line that can be crossed where things going from looking plain cool to looking like plain crap. Our good friend Al Sacco put together a roundup yesterday over at CIO.com of some of the latest options available for blinging out your...

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Facebook 1.5 for BlackBerry Leaked and Reviewed!

Facebook 1.5 for BlackBerry Leaked and Reviewed!

Back in November I dropped a blog post detailing all of the updates coming your way in Facebook 1.5, which we knew would be coming in early 2009 but were hoping would launch in January. January has obviously come and gone, but the good news is that Facebook 1.5 is just around the corner and the folks over at BGR got their hands on a copy of it to play with and have given it some thorough...

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Colored Trackballs Now Commercially Available

Colored Trackballs Now Commercially Available

Trackballs in colors other than OEM default of white or black (on the 8900) isn't a new thing. Dig through the CrackBerry forums and you'll find examples of CrackBerry Addicts who have taken it upon themselves color their balls by whatever means necessary (check out the dyed trackball picture gallery here). What is new are commercially available colored trackballs. The folks at CNN.cn are...

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Austria's Take on the BlackBerry Storm

Austrian carrier A1/Mobilkom's commercial for the BlackBerry Storm takes a definite departure from the North American ads we have seen to date. Like it? Love it? Or?? Be sure to drop your thoughts in the comments. You can learn more about the A1 BlackBerry Storm at A1.net/storm.

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Get In On The WES '09 Early Bird Discounts!

Get In On The WES '09 Early Bird Discounts!

Planning on heading to WES '09? Crackberry will be there to take in all the news that RIM has to offer and considering WES is one of the biggest shows for RIM, allowing them to shine at their fullest, it's gonna be a blast. A lot of anticipation has been built up for this show and well, has been since '08's show shut down. Now is the time if you are wanting to get in on the action as you'...

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Around SPE for 1 March, 2009

Around SPE for 1 March, 2009

In a sense, it was a calm after the Mobile World Congress storm this week, but we got together and recorded a massive hour-and-a-half-longSmartphone Experts Roundtable Podcast to discuss all the news from Windows Mobile 6.5 to the Ovi app Store to Apple's "absent presence" at the show.If you didn't realize, SPE has four podcasts for your listening pleasure: the CrackBerry.com Podcast, the Phone...

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Niagara is the BlackBerry 9630 World Edition

Niagara is the BlackBerry 9630 World Edition

* Update, March 17th 2009: READ OUR HANDS-ON REVIEW OF THE BLACKBERRY 9630 WORLD EDITION >> *  (The CrackBerry World needs to see a photo of a real 9630... If you have one you can send it in here!) BGR posted some new details yesterday about the eagerly-anticipated upcoming full-qwerty BlackBerry, codenamed "Niagra". Word is the device model for the Niagra will be the 9630. The...

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Japanese BlackBerry Bold: Drop it Like its HOT!

Japanese BlackBerry Bold: Drop it Like its HOT!

This bit of news took me by surprise when I read it. Japanese carrier DoCoMo just recently launched the BlackBerry Bold and only seven days later is dropping it like it's hot... literally! Of the 4,000 Bolds sold right off the hop, some 30 DoCoMo Bold owners have complained that the device's keyboard area has been heating up. DoCoMo hasn't hurt of anyone suffering burn injuries or...

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BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8230 Available from Bell for $29.95

BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8230 Available from Bell for $29.95

It seems Canadian carrier Bell gets to claim bragging rights as being the first carrier to launch the CDMA version of the Pearl Flip, the 8230. Whereas the 8220 packs WiFi, the 8230 offers GPS instead. If you've been waiting for this to hit, you have until March 12th to take advantage of the attractive $29.95/3yr contract pricing. Going down to a two-year contract adds over $300 to the...

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Schlage Wants To Keep You Secure And Give You A Berry!

We have covered the Schlage LiNK here at CrackBerry before back when CES was under way - in case you need a refresher on what it does the video above gives many examples of the great uses for it. But it doesn't stop there... be sure to check out all the uses at the Schlage LiNK product tour site. This is one tool which I would absolutely LOVE to have in my house, not just for the safety...

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doubleTwist for Mac + BlackBerry Users Makes Media Easy

Mac + BlackBerry user? You're going to want to check out the new public beta announced yesterday by doubleTwist that makes it easy to get your Mac's media content onto your mobile device. Watch the video above for a good overview of what it's all about. DoubleTwist is said to support hundreds of mobile devices, including the BlackBerry Curve, Pearl, Pearl Flip and Storm. I'm assuming it...

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Coming Soon... Unify4Life AV|Shadow for the Storm!

I was wondering when we'd see the Unify4Life AV Shadow be available with a Storm-optimized app... the answer? Soon! The guys from U4L just let me know that it'll be available later this week. In the meantime, you can get a quick demo by watching the video above. The Storm as a remote control... sweet! Be sure to drop your thoughts in the comments. And if you're not familiar with Unify4Life's...

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