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Introducing Pinota... the 1st BB Adult Entertainment Network

Introducing Pinota... the 1st BB Adult Entertainment Network

I couldn't help but laugh when I saw this and I did need a quick break from the Storm Review I'm working on for y'all to read (it's coming... so have patience and quit sending emails asking when it's getting posted as they're distracting me from writing - I'm not leaving the computer till it's up and done!) so I figured I'd post this up for y'all to read in the meantime. Don't shoot the...

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Stinsonddog's Tips Now Available for the Bold!

Stinsonddog's Tips Now Available for the Bold!

We have a few bits of news coming in this morning from our long-time pal Stinsonddog that are definitely worth checking out: BlackBerry Bold Tips Now Available - In anticipation of the Bold's soon-to-be launch on AT&T, Stinsonddog has released his popular tips' guide for the BlackBerry Bold. The current Bold guide is marked as v2, and is the 83xx manual made Bold specific. Expect a...

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AT&T BlackBerry Bold Coming November 4th!!

AT&T BlackBerry Bold Coming November 4th!!

* Update: OFFICIAL AT&T Bold Press Release Just Crossed the Wire! >> This doesn't surprise us too much - when the October 27th launch date rumor surfaced we had hopes for it, but made note that early November would be more likely. AT&T on their earnings conference call yesterday now confirmed that to be the case: NEW YORK (AP) - AT&T Inc. says that the new flagship...

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San Francisco Hosts AT&T Bold Launch Party!

San Francisco Hosts AT&T Bold Launch Party!

While the rest of the general public is still waiting for an official launch from AT&T, guests that were in attendence at the AT&T Bold launch party in San Francisco last night actually walked away with the devices in hand. Now this news makes me wonder -- considering there was an AT&T branded device that went up on sale on ebay earlier on, did someone get their hands on one of...

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BlackBerry Storm Gets FCC Approved!

BlackBerry Storm Gets FCC Approved!

* Update: Here's the direct link to the Approval Page! Short on time to blog, but suffice to say the BlackBerry Storm has hit the FCC. Always a good sign. Click the image above for some geek-tech reading. BIG thanks to BigV Dawg for sending this in!

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T-Mobile Shows 8320 Some 4.5 Love

T-Mobile Shows 8320 Some 4.5 Love

This post is for all you T-Mobile 8320 users out there that have been hesitant in updating your device using another carriers OS. T-Mobile has posted their official 4.5 OS for the 8320 Curve, after the upgrade you will be rocking the official 4.5.0.81. And of course, if you are unsure of how to upgrade your OS, we got you covered check out our BlackBerry 101: How to Install or Upgrade to a New...

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Verizon BlackBerry Storm Training Manual!

Verizon BlackBerry Storm Training Manual!

Just because I'm down at the BlackBerry Developer Conference doesn't mean I'm not keeping one eye on the good 'ole tips @ crackberry.com inbox. Good thing too, or I may have missed the email that came in from an anonymous tipster pointing me to THIS LINK. What do get after you click and download? How does a 56-page Verizon training manual sound?!! When it comes the BlackBerry Storm we...

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AP Launches Mobile News Network for BlackBerry

Today the Associated Press has announced and launched its new Mobile News Network client optimized for the BlackBerry. The new app comes in addition to the main AP MNN mobile site (www.apnews.com which was launched May 5th), and a dedicated iPhone app. To get the BlackBerry app, head on over to bb.apnews.com from your Berry. Full details/press release after the jump > AP...

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New Batch of Verizon BlackBerry Storm Vids!

New Batch of Verizon BlackBerry Storm Vids!

If you can't get enough of the BlackBerry Storm vids that have been appearing over the last little while, we have a whole whack-load for you today. Engadget has posted 6 new videos for your Storm-loving needs. If you weren't drooling before, you will be now. Grab a bib and check them out after the jump > Surfing the internet Back of the Storm Dude with a Storm...

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Verizon Storm Release Pushed Back to November 13th?!

Verizon Storm Release Pushed Back to November 13th?!

* Update: BG just posted a story showing that Best Buy is set to have the Verizon BlackBerry Storm in stock for November 16th. Keep in mind the actual walk-into-the-store-and-buy date could be one or two after that. What's that mean for the 13th date mentioned below? Could already be defunct, or could be that Verizon stores will have it for a few days first before it hits other retailers. I...

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Verizon Storm to come with Trial of McAfee Mobile Security

Verizon Storm to come with Trial of McAfee Mobile Security

Monday is here, and Kevin is down south for the BlackBerry Dev Con from where he sent me a note. Looks like the Verizon BlackBerry Storm will come with a free 30-day trial of McAfee Mobile Security! The app will scan your files, messages and downloads to make sure your Storm remains virus-free. Your thoughts? Virus apps for the Berry... was wondering when this would happen! [ via BBCool...

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BlackBerry Storm Contest is Getting Crazy!!

BlackBerry Storm Contest is Getting Crazy!!

The What Would You Do For a BlackBerry Storm Contest is easily the biggest, baddest and craziest BlackBerry Smartphone giveaway EVER. If you don't know what it's all about, be sure to visit the Storm Contest page for all of the details and to submit your What Would You Do. We launched the contest just this past Wednesday, and we already have over ONE THOUSAND whacked out submissions....

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BlackBerry Storm/Thunder Name Game Explained!

BlackBerry Storm/Thunder Name Game Explained!

Storm? Thunder! What was the deal with all that?! Think back to May 2nd and it was right here on CrackBerry.com where you first read RIM's touchscreen BlackBerry would be called the BlackBerry Storm. When I wrote up that post I was so sure it would be called the Storm I even promised to give away my old Curve to a lucky reader if RIM's first touchscreen hit the market under any another name...

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Another Vodafone BlackBerry Storm Commercial

Vodafone is really starting to ramp up the advertising on the BlackBerry Storm! I received a few emails from European CrackBerry readers today mentioning they saw the above commercial on television last night. It's similar to the first Vodafone Storm commercial we saw surface online back on October 9th, but it is a little bit different... And still tres cool. Big thanks to Adlen for...

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Rogers: 2009 BlackBerry Lineup & $50 Pearl Flip!

Rogers: 2009 BlackBerry Lineup & $50 Pearl Flip!

Lots of tidbits here if you're a Rogers BlackBerry junkie.... BlackBerry Pearl 8220 for $50 - Remember that $50 Pearl Flip rumor? Looks like it's going to pan out, though instead of on T-Mobile it's $50 on Rogers on a 3 yr contract. You can check it out at FutureShop.ca (in-store special only)! The Pearl Flip isn't available on Rogers' website yet nor in Rogers stores, so whether this is...

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AT&T Bold Training Slides and Oct. 27th Launch Date

AT&T Bold Training Slides and Oct. 27th Launch Date

I received a few emails this week from tipsters (thanks for sending in all of you) letting me know that October 27th is the release date for the BlackBerry Bold on AT&T. After having seen delay after delay and every release date prediction miss so far, I was reluctant to post on it. But tonight (good to see bloggers working late on Fridays!), BGR posted on the October 27th date and...

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Logical BlackBerry Smartphone Speculation for 2009

Logical BlackBerry Smartphone Speculation for 2009

This isn't news. This isn't a rumor. This is just my Friday evening attempt at pure BlackBerry smartphone speculation (you could think of it as a loose prediction) based on logic and RIM's past precedent. We've already had a glimpse of some of these devices already, but in this article we're gonna skip all the codenames and rumored device model numbers, which to be honest have me slightly...

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Gary Krakow on the BlackBerry Storm

Remember our pal Gary "the-BlackBerry-Trackball-Hater" Krakow? Turns out despite the trackball bashing RIM invited him down to that BlackBerry Storm Press Event held on October 1st in NYC. I just came across this video now, so figured I'd toss it up for your viewing pleasure. You can post your reactions in the comments (and YES he says it has WiFi and NO it does not). I actually stumbled...

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Bold/Storm/8900 Hybrid Device is Coming!!!

Bold/Storm/8900 Hybrid Device is Coming!!!

(another, slightly more "official" image after the jump) Another Update: Rogers 2009 BB Linup - Clarifies the Magnum/Pluto Stuff >> Related Article: Read this end of day takeway on RIM's 2009 BlackBerry lineup >> Update 2: Here's what I was waiting for...update from BG: "A little more info for you - we're now hearing it will be called the BlackBerry 9900 and it's currently...

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NYC AT&T BlackBerry Bold Launch Party Pictures!

NYC AT&T BlackBerry Bold Launch Party Pictures!

As promised in our last podcast, my co-host in crime Craig Johnston attended Thursday night's NYC AT&T Bold Launch party and has reported back with images and some notes from the event. The highlights? Michael Phelps was on hand to give a short speech, Madonna chimed in with a video address to the crowd, and everybody in attendance received an IOU for a Bold. Many more pictures and...

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