Blackjack

  • Christophe Claret 21 Blackjack: Watch Dealer Usually Wins

    Christophe Claret 21 Blackjack: Watch Dealer Usually Wins

    A new video just released by Christophe Claret finally shows the entire upcoming 21 Blackjack watch – and it is in full action. So I should probably take this opportunity to debut the watch to you. You are gonna love this one. This latest wild wonder watch by master watch maker Christophe Claret is imbued with three different Casio games, and you can play blackjack with it, as the watch… Read More

  • And the BlackJack II Winner is…

    And the BlackJack II Winner is…

    [svgallery name="blackjackers"] Wow. How refreshing. After two years of incessant harangues and angry emails, it’s nice to see people smiling when they think of CrunchGear. As you recall, I have a pink BlackJack II from Samsung to give away to a female who can plead convincingly on camera. The resulting photos, which ranged from kind-hearted to downright nasty (Looking at you, Molly… Read More

  • Contest: Beg and plead, ladies

    Contest: Beg and plead, ladies

    CrunchGear, I’m afraid, wants to steal your honey like it stole your bike. To that end, we’re encouraging you to submit a snap of your sig. other/sister/mom/grandma/the woman in marketing/yourself if you are one of CrunchGear’s 2 female readers (Hi, Mom!) pleading for a new cellphone. Which cellphone you ask, and how can I get in on this action? Read on. Read More

  • Leap year patch for BlackJacks, ACE WinMo phones now out

    [photopress:samsung_home_screen_calendar_right.jpg,full,center] Windows Mobile 6 users on certain devices may have noticed that their homescreen calendars didn’t automatically sync up with that pesky extra day at the end of last month, leap year being as it is, we had 29 days in February. There’s a patch out, so if you’re an ACE, or BlackJack, or BlackJack II user… Read More

  • Samsung ACE released: Like the Blackjack only with a SIM card… wait

    Samsung ACE released: Like the Blackjack only with a SIM card… wait

    Not content to corner the market in world-changing Nextel phones, Sprint has got its greasy paws on the Samsung ACE, a rebranded — and improved — Blackjack with EV-DO and a separate SIM card slot for world support. The phone runs Windows Mobile 6 and has a 2.3-inch color screen and QWERTY keyboard. Interestingly enough, during testing in Barcelona we discovered that the ACE… Read More

  • WinMo 6 upgrade for BlackJack out today

    WinMo 6 upgrade for BlackJack out today

    Time to upgrade that dinosaur of an OS on your Samsung BlackJack to a less than tolerable version 6. That’s right, today at 5PM EST you’ll be able download the official upgrade, but don’t go there now because it still has version 5. Wait until 5PM EST, k? Don’t do it until 5 Read More

  • Samsung Sammy unboxes the Blackjack II

    Sammy, the “internal Samsung mascot,” enlists two lovely ladies to help him unbox the Blackjack II, available from AT&T. Coup de craw! Read More

  • A note on the rumored Blackjack recall

    Attention, Blackjack owners: If your favorite smartphone (the Blackjack, natch) has been experiencing odd dropped calls for no apparent reason, and you’ve been cursing up a storm to AT&T, your anger may be misguided. According to the nice people at Samsung, a few Blackjacks made from November 2006 to February 2007 might have a manufacturing glitch that hangs up when you don’t… Read More

  • Help-Key: How To Rock a Dope Phone That's Not an iPhone

    Help-Key: How To Rock a Dope Phone That's Not an iPhone

    It may surprise some of you to read this, especially from me, but I must say it: Not everyone is going to need an iPhone. Sure, I’m stoked as anyone to get my hands on one, but I’m not sold that it’s the do-all some people are hyping it up to be (not Apple, btw). Don’t get me wrong, I think it’s an industry-changing device the likes of which we haven’t… Read More

  • Blackjack WinMo6 Update In June

    Blackjack WinMo6 Update In June

    Rumor has it that Cingular is pushing out Blackjack updates in June which will allow Samsung’s slim smartphone to run Windows Live and all the other goodies that WinMo 6 has to offer. I’ve already installed 6 here at CG labs — my basement — so expect a full report this week. Otherwise, Blackjack users stay vigilant. Or maybe find some hacked WinMo 6 out there and install… Read More

  • BlackJack Contender Primed for Market, Adds WiFi, Looks

    Those ninjas at UBiQUIo have a new phone that looks to be aimed squarely at the BlackJack from Samsung. The QWERTY-enabled 503G shares not only the form factor of the BlackJack, but also many features, including Windows Mobile, HSDPA, a 320×240 sceen, and 64MB use Bluetooth. What’s better, it’s running the new WinMo 6, to BlackJack’s 5, and includes WiFi and a… Read More

  • Vaja Balance Wraps Your Blackjack In Leather

    David Ciccone at Mobility Today got his grubby paws on the new Vaja Balance fitted case for the Samsung Blackjack. Vaja is known for their customizable cases so you can pretty much get them in any color you want. I’m not a big fan of cases for phones, but this one doesn’t seem to be too bad. If I had a Blackjack I might be tempted to get one. Prices start out at $65. Product Page… Read More

  • CrunchDeal: Samsung Blackjack for $99

    is just outside the price range most of us are willing to spend on something we don’t truly need. Take heart, casual smartphone wannabe, as we’ve uncovered a deal for you. Right now, if you purchase the BlackJack with a 3G unlimited data plan, and also sign up for AT&T’s DSL service for home in-store, then the conglamorate will load you up with mail-in rebates, bringing… Read More

  • Blackjack Now Shipping with Extended Battery?

    Blackjack Now Shipping with Extended Battery?


    We just received a tip that Samsung Blackjack’s are now shipping with both a regular battery and an extended battery. I sent an email to Samsung PR and they were unable to confirm this, but according to our tipster he ordered two Blackjacks from Cingular and both of them had one extended battery included with it. Has anyone else had this experience? (Thanks Zack!) Read More

  • Samsung SCH i760: Blackjack ][

    Samsung SCH i760: Blackjack ][

    Got some hands-on time with the SCH i760, the Blackjack Deux, with an external keypad and fold out QWERTY keyboard. It’s probably coming out on Verizon, although the kids at Samsung weren’t talking. More as we get it. Read More

  • Samsung Must Love Grey's Anatomy

    Samsung Must Love Grey's Anatomy

    Because it looks like they plastered Grey’s star Katherine Heigl with a Blackjack all over the place. Not that it’s a bad thing. …and yes, I love me some Grey’s Anatomy. Read More

  • SlingPlayer Mobile Now Friendly with Blackjack, Dash

    SlingPlayer Mobile Now Friendly with Blackjack, Dash

    SlingMedia let drop today SlingPlayer Mobile for Smartphones (v1.0.5) and for PocketPC (v1.1). In addition to several bug fixes and tweaksm the smartphone edition features support for the Samsung Blackjack and the T-mo Dash. You can try it out for free for 30 days and after that it’ll cost you $30. Download [via Zatz via Gizmodo] Read More

  • Blackjack Battery Update

    Blackjack Battery Update


    Rejoice! Our pal David Ciccone wrote in to tell us that Samsung has dropped a new and improved battery for the Blackjack. It ups the power from 1200mAh to 1800mAh. If you’ll recall, the battery was the only real drawback I could find with the Blackjack. Samsung includes two battery and an external charger with the device, but it’s a bit of a hassle. The new battery adds some meat… Read More

  • Reader Response Update

    Reader Response Update


    There is almost exactly two hours until we give away the Samsung Blackjack. You all have been commenting furiously and for that I commend you. But that doesn’t mean you should slack off now. There is time yet. You could win. Decisions have not been made! So comment like the wind and win your very own Samsung Blackjack. You have until 5PM EST. Oh and if you enjoy CrunchGear, please be… Read More

  • M2 Convert Winners: Day 02

    M2 Convert Winners: Day 02


    Argh. Sorry for the delay in announcing these, everyone. We’ve been having some technical difficulties and I wanted to give people the night to respond on yesterday’s pieces. I’ve got 11 winners for you here. Jon, who won on the day 01, graciously gave up his copy because he didn’t have an iPod or a PSP. Anyway, make the jump to learn if you’ve won: Read More