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Developer? Attending the BlackBerry Developer Conference? Register for the BlackBerryCool15 Event Now!!!

It's Monday, October 13th, and you know what that means? Only ONE WEEK until the start of RIM's first ever BlackBerry Developer Conference. If you're a BlackBerry Developer (or are thinking about getting into it) and still don't know what it's all about, be sure to visit the DevCon website and read all about it. Better yet, register for the event and come on down! Online registration...

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T-Mobile Officially Launches the BlackBerry Pearl Flip!

T-Mobile Officially Launches the BlackBerry Pearl Flip!

* Update: Now Available on T-Mobile's website!! CLICK HERE! *  Crossing the wire at 12:01am on October 13th (two days ahead of schedule), T-Mobile has officially announced availability of the BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220 Smartphone. You can read the Press Release after the jump. As I write this (12:07am) the Pearl flip is still listed as Coming Soon at T-Mobile.com (and stores are...

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Sandstone Pearl 8110 Now Available on ATT's Website

Sandstone Pearl 8110 Now Available on ATT's Website

Remember that funky/girly/designer pink BlackBerry we showed you the other day? Well the new Pearl 8110's color has a name and the device is now available on AT&T's website... You can pick up the BlackBerry Pearl 8110 Sandstone with pink henna design for only $99 on a two-year contract (after mail-in rebate). I can't help but think that AT&T is gonna sell a whack load of these....

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Rogers Bold Owner? Upgrade Your Operating System Now!!!

Rogers Bold Owner? Upgrade Your Operating System Now!!!

Listen up Rogers BlackBerry Bold owners... you now know what you're doing this weekend! Rogers has officially released updated device software for the Rogers BlackBerry Bold, in the form of version 4.6.0.162. If you're still running the original operating system that your Bold shipped with (version 4.6.0.125), you will want to upgrade ASAP. Based on my observations, as well as those of...

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Rumors Roundup: Microsoft to Buy RIM (again?), New Super BlackBerry, Verizon Storm Launch Date & Bold Delays

I know it's probably "bad blogging" to sum up five stories in one post, but it's been a helluva week and honestly, I just don't want to see Lindsay Lohan and her BB get pushed down the homepage too far too quick (LOL). And think of it this way.. I'm extending the life of your mouse by saving you a couple of clicks. But you'd be crazy not to click through and read this whole article....

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Alltel Turns on MMS...Kinda?

Alltel Turns on MMS...Kinda?

Do you have MMS on your Alltel BlackBerry? Users of Alltel are now reporting in the forums and other places on the interwebs that  their devices now have the MMS option in the menu and have been able to successfully send and recieve MMS just fine. This however does not seem applicable to everyone and their has also been some news about the possibility that Alltel and RIM jumped the gun with...

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Another New Vodafone BlackBerry Storm Commercial!

Seriously?! Another Frak'n BlackBerry Storm Commercial?! I mean, I LOVE them and all, but I don't know how much longer I can last looking at these videos without being able to actually hold one in my hands. This is TORTURE.    via BBNews

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BlackBerry Curve 8900 on T-Mobile Germany Website!

BlackBerry Curve 8900 on T-Mobile Germany Website!

I told you the Javelin would hit the market as the BlackBerry Curve 8900! And now it's up on T-Mobile Germany's website. Coming in November... I wonder if we'll see it in North America before Christmas too? If you want a better look at the BlackBerry 8900 be sure to check out our Javelin Hands-On Hardware Review. Speaking of hands-on... stay tuned to CrackBerry.com. We have a special treat...

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Hands-On Video: Lewis Hamilton has a BlackBerry Storm!

Lewis Hamilton, you lucky SOB!! Long time readers of CrackBerry.com (and listeners of our podcast) will know I'm a HUGE Formula 1 fan, so it hurts just that much more to see Vodafone McLaren-Mercedes driver (and this season's F1 Championship points leader) Lewis Hamilton rocking a BlackBerry Storm. The last we spotted Lewis on the blogs with a BlackBerry he was rock'n a Curve, so I'm SURE he...

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CMO of Vodafone Talks BlackBerry Storm 9500!

Excellent Video! Above you can watch Vodafone's Chief Marketing Officer, Frank Rovekamp, weigh in with his two cents (more like £3!!) on Rearch in Motion's new BlackBerry Storm. Clarification: by "launched today" he doesn't meaned "available today," so don't get too excited (this was posted on October 8th at the Vodafone Labs site). Watch the vid!! Looking for more Storm coverage? Go Here!

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Talk Up A Storm #4 - Heat Up The Storm!

Talk Up A Storm #4 - Heat Up The Storm!

October 8th will go down as a HUGE day for the BlackBerry Storm... even I'm *almost* getting sick of reading about it (mission accomplished RIM et al!!). But in case you're one of those CrackBerry Addicts still longing for more, after the jump you can read the contents of this week's edition of Talk Up a Storm. This is the internal mailer that is going out every Wednesday to Verizon...

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Bell Set To Take the World By Storm Too!

Bell Set To Take the World By Storm Too!

Any Bell subscribers in the house? Good News! Though they're a little late to the game, Bell has announced the coming of the BlackBerry Storm. Now Canucks North of the border officially have two choices -- Telus and Bell -- from which to purchase RIM's first touchscreen BlackBerry when it becomes available. I've been handing my money over to Robbers Rogers for years now... am I gonna have...

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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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