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One thing that has always bothered me about BlackBerry email is how it handles attachments. It's not exactly always easy to attach multiple images and files with the way it is set up on OS 5. BlackBerry 6 has improved upon that but, since BlackBerry 6 thus far is limited to one device that doesn't really help the majority of users out there right now. Camera Plus has a nice fix for us all....

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Multiplied Media unveils Poynt Offer Engine At Demo 2010

Multiplied Media or better known as Poynt to BlackBerry users have unveiled some new offerings to buisness owners out there looking to capture more of an audience. The system, which was unveiled at DEMO 2010 allows business owners to target Poynt users and offer them special deals and coupons based on their usage of Poynt. Say you want to search for a local restaurant and one the restaurants...

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ArtGO! turns your BlackBerry into a coloring book

“Well, I made the duck blue because I'd never seen a blue duck before and I wanted to see one.” If you take a look back at our “What you may have missed this week” post from around Fathers Day, you can see the artwork my son drew for me. It’s amazing how those first few scribbles fill us with such pride; and sometimes confusion. “I thought it was a car..” “No, it’s a monkey.” Then...

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Sprint Announces the BlackBerry Curve 3G!

Following up yesterday's announcement of the Verizon BlackBerry Curve 3G, today RIM and Sprint have announced the new BlackBerry Curve 3G will be available on Sept. 26 via direct channels and October 10th everywhere else. Read on for the details!  Press Release Popular Series Continues with New BlackBerry Curve 3G from Sprint; Able to be updated to BlackBerry 6 New model of the popular...

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BlackBerry Developers Conference 2010 - What to expect

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]A few days ago, a few of the folks heading up this year BlackBerry Developers Conference got to sit down and discuss some of the events happening at DevCon this year. Those individuals, Chris Smith, Tyler Lessard, Tim Neil and Mike Kirkup  all appear in the above video and give us all some great insight regarding what to expect. A lot of questions were...

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Our 60 Day BlackBerry Fitness Challenge has come to and end, and even though I didn't quite make the cut (way too much going on the past few months - but I'm pushing hard now and shirtless reviews for the ladies are just a couple months way lol) we had a great turnout. If you remember we had three contests in total - the most workouts winner, best before/after photos and random tweet. We...

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Over the last few weeks we've seen the same OS pop up on various carriers for various devices, and today Rogers has officially released OS for the BlackBerry Curve 8520 as well. This is the first official 5.0 release from Rogers for this device, so if you're still hanging on to that old 4.6 you should definitely check this out. Reports are that it is a pretty solid OS and will keep...

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These days, the talk surrounding mobile devices is really heating up. With the explosion of Android devices and the ongoing substantial growth of the iPhone showing no signs of slowing down, many folks are constantly looking at their options. Be it, switching from Android to iPhone, iPhone from BlackBerry to webOS or however else you really want to look at it, people are making choices and...

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Moby Dick as told by a BlackBerry Torch user

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] In the past RIM has never really cranked out "consumer" commercials for their devices. iPhone and Android really had them beat in that department. With the release of the BlackBerry Torch on AT&T we've seen some great spots that really show off the device as well as the operating system. The latest commercial creatively tells the story of Moby...

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Leaked: OS for the BlackBerry Curve 3G 9330

And now that device has gone official, there is already a leaked OS waiting for everyone. As advertised in the press release, the BlackBerry Curve 3G (9330) is BlackBerry 6 capable but, it's up to Verizon to certify the release for their network. This time though, we already have BlackBerry 6 available for those who are actually going to be picking up the device. For those keeping track, that'...

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  We've known this was coming for a while now and today is the day. Verizon and Research In Motion have just announced the availability of the BlackBerry Curve 3G for the Verizon network. The brand new BlackBerry Curve 3G will be available in business sales channels beginning Sept. 16. After that, it will be available for purchase online and in stores in the coming weeks. The device will sell...

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Contest Winners - WordBldr, Stealth 2.0 and AddOnis & WiFi Hero!

Here are the winners from last weeks round of contests. If you won you will be receiving an email either directly from us or the retailer/developer directly in the next few days. If for some reason you don't receive an email within 7-14 days (be sure to check your spam/junk folder just in case, and verify your registered address associated with your CrackBerry account) you can email us at...

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Red & White BlackBerry Torch 9800's coming to AT&T

Looks like Kevin's dream of having a White BlackBerry Torch 9800 just got one step closer. It really hasn't been in doubt that red and white would both be arriving, since the parts for them have been up on 3rd part retailer sites for a while now. But, more a question of when, exactly they would arrive. Engadget sources claim "mid to late November" for the release and to go with the red and...

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MeterBerry has long been one of the best apps for checking out all the stats on your device. Over it's lifespan it has undergone quite a few upgrades and the latest brings some cool features as well as suppoft for the Torch/OS 6. New features include color-coded, customizable banner indicator for battery, temperature, and free application memory. MeterBerry is truly an all-in-one for all there...

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Leaked OS: for the BlackBerry Torch 9800

Torch users get another leak today. Courtesy of forums member orleff we have OS for the Torch 9800. Hopefully some good improvements come with it, so if you do install be sure to drop a comment with your findings. The download is a bit slow but we'll try to get some mirrors up soon. Be sure to use caution when installing a leaked os. Hit the forums for more discussion. *OS...

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BerryBuzz updated to version 3.1.11 with new features

BerryBuzz (one of my all-time must have favorite BlackBerry apps) has just been updated to version 3.1.11. The new version includes updates for some popular apps as well as improved support for the Torch/OS 6. BerryBuzz now supports Google Voice, AP Mobile, Nimbuzz, the latest SocialScope, Trillian, Pingchat, Kik Messenger, Blaq, Pocket Informant, myKite and OS 6 social feeds. There is also a...

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Jawbone Battery Meter for BlackBerry now available

*Update: Sadly looks like this may only be for the Jawbone ICON but hopefully will be out for other models somewhere down the road * Jawbone headsets are one of the best selling for BlackBerry and for good reason. They are stylish and well built and offer simple features that any BlackBerry user needs. One of the big drawbacks for a long time however was the lack of a battery meter. There...

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Celebrity Sighting: The GEICO Gecko is a BlackBerry User

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] It looks like some "business professionals" are using the Curve 85xx series as seen here in the latest GEICO commercial. It turns out the GEICO Gecko is a BlackBerry user and is sporting a black Curve 8530 or 8520. The commercial is poking fun as it jokes about where the gecko actually carrys his device. Maybe he needs a better case from...

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BoxTone Webinar this Wednesday - Chance to win $50 in CrackBerry Store!

  The folks over at BoxTone are having a webinar this week to discuss how they are leveraging the new features in the BlackBerry Torch 9800 and OS6 with the BoxTone Enterprise solution. If you work with BlackBerry's in the enterprise space BoxTone is a must look at product. They really burst onto the scene and became a BES household name back in the Day Light Savings Time (DST) change. The...

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PrimeTime2Go is available on the BlackBerry Torch 9800 from AT&T

PrimeTime2Go from QuickPlay Media has long been a favorite app on mine on my BlackBerry. I was happy to see that it is available for download for all AT&T BlackBerry Torch users. I have previously reviewed it with a Bold 9000, Curve 8900, and on the T-Mobile Bold 9700. The service on the Torch in general is just as I have experienced it on previous devices, so check out those reviews for...

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