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Mysterious monoliths appear in AT&T stores but what's inside?!?

Mysterious monoliths appear in AT&T stores but what's inside?!?

Since the word "monolith" has been making vast amounts of headlines today, we figured we'd toss in our thoughts on the mysterious pillars that have shown up in some AT&T stores recently. AT&T employees have been silent on the matter, some folks are even saying they have been sternly warned to not even joke, nor talk about the possibility of what may be underneath. Many conclusions...

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[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]With the majority of focus being placed on BlackBerry 6 these days, Research In Motion hasn't forgotten that they need to attract business users as well. The latest video posted to the BlackBerry YouTube account does just that. It highlights the many benefits businesses gain when deploying the BlackBerry Platform across organizations. Pretty cool! I like...

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BlackBerry App World 2.0 launched in BlackBerry Beta Zone!

BlackBerry App World 2.0 launched in BlackBerry Beta Zone!

As we've known for a while now, BlackBerry App World 2.0 was set to arrive eventually. Today as it turns out, happens to be just that day. BlackBerry Beta Zone participants have been sent out invites to the all new BlackBerry App World 2.0 release and can now sign up for the download if you are indeed eligible. Lots of new features have been built into version 2.0 as well, the layout of how...

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RIM & eBay team up to help promote celebrity auction

RIM & eBay team up to help promote celebrity auction

Now that we have an official eBay for BlackBerry application, Research In Motion has wasted no time in thinking of ways to help promote said app. When visiting the BlackBerry website and clicking on the features tab, you're shown a really sharp looking promotion for eBay on BlackBerry. Heather Locklear (MPTF Foundation Committee) and Jeffrey Katzenberg (Chairman, MPTF Foundation Committee) are...

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BlackBerry 9780 caught on video running BlackBerry 6

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]Its not the first device we've seen on video running BlackBerry 6, but new is always fun. We don't know a whole lot about the upcoming BlackBerry 9780, but we do know its most likely taking over for the Bold 9700 and will obviously be running BB6. The video here from the guys at Driphter gives a quick overview of some of the features of the software and...

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RIM purchases "BlackPad.com" domain - Is the BlackBerry Tablet now one step closer to reality?

Interesting. The folks over at MobileCrunch earlier today posted that Research In Motion has recently taken over the domain name "BlackPad.com". Now, despite what you think of the name itself, many folks are eluding to the fact that this URL could be one of many used for the rumored upcoming BlackBerry Tablet. Now while we here would like to believe that as well, the fact is Research In Motion...

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[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]One of my all-time favorite BlackBerry games Fierce Towers has just been updated to version 1.8. The new release brings some great new features that truly help make it one of the great tower defense games on BlackBerry. Back in May I did a mini-review and pointed out the finer points as well as what the game lacked, and I have to say the new version does...

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BlackBerry Bold 9650 spotted running BlackBerry 6!

BlackBerry Bold 9650 spotted running BlackBerry 6!

Bold 9650 users rejoice! Thanks to BBLeaks here are the first images of the latest CDMA device running none other than BlackBerry 6. We've seen loads of images and video at this point of the 9800, 9780 and even the 9670 all running BlackBerry 6, but here is the 9650 live and in the flesh ... er, plastic. While we're still not sure of an exact release date, we know that the 9650 will be getting...

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New AOL mail icon showing on BIS for BlackBerry users

New AOL mail icon showing on BIS for BlackBerry users

Just like the Hotmail icon that started showing up for BIS users about a month ago, it appears as if AOL mail is now showing a new icon of its own. Adrian let us know that this AOL icon is now showing on the device replacing the standard globe icon. So far just Hotmail and AOL are showing off, while a few users have reported seeing this for Yahoo! as well. We're pretty sure this is an after-...

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First BlackBerry retail store opens in China

First BlackBerry retail store opens in China

It was announced today that RIM has opened their first retail store in China. There are only a handful of BlackBerry retail stores and this move hopes to bring BlackBerry back into the mainstream there since the devices have been mostly been sold through third-party distributors for the last few years. The BlackBerry store should bring a better consumer experience and help sales increase. The...

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A look at the competition - Samsung Captivate and Vibrant reviewed

A look at the competition - Samsung Captivate and Vibrant reviewed

As BlackBerry users, we're on the edge of our seat waiting for Research In Motion to deliver us all BlackBerry 6. Over at Android Central however, there has been a constant flow of new devices pouring in. Android Central has given us a Samsung Captivate review as well as a Samsung Vibrant review to look over. Now since this is CrackBerry, we like to take a look at what else is out there from...

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AT&T sending out invites to special BlackBerry event in NYC?!

AT&T sending out invites to special BlackBerry event in NYC?!

Word is popping up all over the internet and we too got our invite to a special BlackBerry event to be held on August 3rd in NYC. If all goes according to the rumors, we should be seeing a full blown announcement of the BlackBerry 9800 there although, AT&T nor RIM have specified in the invite what it may be. Time will tell of course but, the pieces are all fitting in nicely here. Who's...

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Another BlackBerry Bold 9780 appearance

Another BlackBerry Bold 9780 appearance

Since we outted the UAProf and Salomondrin posted up the first image, the information surrounding the BlackBerry Bold 9780 hasn't really stopped. Seems once you out a device, more and more people step forward with some new pieces of information or new pictures. This time, Driphter.com has posted just a few images of the BlackBerry Bold 9780 home screen, OS and memory screen. Now, someone...

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Leaked: BlackBerry Desktop Manager 6

Leaked: BlackBerry Desktop Manager 6

We got word last week that BlackBerry Desktop Manager 6 was being made available for a select few in the Beta Zone and already it has made its way out into the open. The beta version has been leaked and is available for download, but be sure to use extreme caution when installing since this is in no way an official release. The Windows software is sporting a total redesign and features a...

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A closer look at the BlackBerry 6 home screen

A closer look at the BlackBerry 6 home screen

With the release of BlackBerry 6 getting closer, everyone is curious to see more of what makes it tick. This morning Inside BlackBerry posted up some more screens as well as a short interview with Joey Benedek, Director of UX Research at RIM. We can see here (as we knew already) that the home screen is totally redesigned, but as noted is still familiar - meaning you won't have trouble finding...

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Monsoon Multimedia now taking pre-orders for the Vulkano streaming media device

Streaming media devices such as Slingbox have been around for awhile, but today Monsoon Multimedia announced they would be taking pre-orders for their new Vulkano media device. According to what I've read in their press release, the Vulkano takes streaming media experience to a whole new level. "When connected to a set-top box and a TV, Vulkano enables a complete video experience across...

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BlackBerry Curve 3G coming to Bell Mobility August 12th

BlackBerry Curve 3G coming to Bell Mobility August 12th

It looks like Bell Mobility is all set for the release of the upcoming BlackBerry Curve 3G (Curve 9300). The carrier is ready to drop the HSPA device on August 12th and should be getting units in stock as early as next week. We did see this coming a few days ago, and the "Curve 3G" name looks to be the winning moniker for release as well. The device will carry the standard features including...

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Official: OS 5.0.0.748 released by Bell for the BlackBerry Pearl 3G (9100, 9105)

Yes, it's true. I missed out on this realease when it first came out. For that, I apologize. But, I do have good reason. You see, the OS 5.0.0.748 that Bell made official recently was actually leaked even before the BlackBerry Pearl 3G had even managed to hit any carriers and since I had it loaded, I totally became oblivious to the fact that it had never launched with that OS. In any event, it...

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BlackBerry 9800 and BlackBerry 6 Ready to go for BlackBerry App World?

When the BlackBerry Pearl 3G launched just about 2 months ago now, some new owners were quite saddened by the fact that BlackBerry App World was not updated to reflect the device launch. Launching BlackBerry App World on the BlackBerry Pearl 3G showed you some applications that may have worked on your device but, it also showed you themes that certainly did not work. Research In Motion...

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