Articles by Bla1Ze

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...

Plazmic 4.6 Gets Official Treatment

Hey everybody,I figured I'd get this out of the way before Kevin comes along and steals my spotlight by showing you some nice new pictures of the Storm and whatever else he can dig up at the Developers Conference lol. I had a sneaky suspicion this was coming anyways - it really would make no sense at all if this didn't show up at DevCon. Now all you theme makers out there will have a...

Introducing iBold From Elecite

A few days after blogging about some unique themes from Elecite, where I made mention of hoping some BlackBerry Bold themes were coming soon, Peter took the time to email me and let me know they definitely had Bold themes in the works. The iBold theme is the first theme for the BlackBerry Bold from Elecite. With user-arranged icon locations, a nice fullscreen banner and great animation for...

CrackBerry 4.5 OS Roundup.

With a lot of the CrackBerry news as of late being focused on newly released and soon to be released devices, it's easy to forget that a lot of BlackBerry users out there are still waiting for official versions of the 4.5 OS to be launched. Before any of this Storm and Bold and Kickstart stuff even surfaced users concentrated on who had the latest 4.5 release, well... finally... I'm glad to...

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...

Unique Themes From Elecite!

Everybody loves new themes for their BlackBerry right? Of course ya do, but did any of ya's reach the point where the "typical" style of themes just are not doing it for you any more? I know I have. Enter elecite and their serious collection of premium themes. Some of you will remember elecite from when the Bold was first announced. They had one of the hottest Bold -"esque" themes out...

Corey Visto BB OSX Now On Your Bold!

A few days back now I got an email from Corey Visto letting me know that he had just released a newly updated version of the beautiful BB OSX theme, only this time the update was to make it compatible with the Bold. I have previously owned this theme on my Curve and my Pearl, so needless to say I was stoked to hear it would now be available for the Bold. With a totally user customizable...

BlackBerry Niagara Returns And The All New Apex?

Wow, the news just keeps coming today, this tidbit of information comes to everyone from the folks over at BlackBerryNews . Anyone remember a ways back when we posted about the BlackBerry "Niagara"? And how it was seemingly a CDMA version of the Bold?, well the internal documents from RIM claim it as a successor to the 8830 World Edition, with all the styling queues of the Thunder/Storm,...

Sign Of An AT&T Bold Soon?

I know, I know. We have all heard it before right? The AT&T Bold is coming on such and such a date, and while we all sit back and wait (some more patiently then others), we have seen 31 countries launch the Bold well before one of the biggest markets for RIM... the USA! AT&T was one of the first carriers to acknowledge they would be offering the BlackBerry Bold, yet somehow it...

Real iBerry Blocks Custom L Theme Now Available For Bold!

Known as one of the Top selling themes in the ShopCrackBerry.com store the Real iBerry Blocks Custom L theme by JC Designs/GadgetBean has been a long time BlackBerry theme lovers favorite. JC has taken time to go ahead and update this theme to meet the demands of all the new Bold users out there, who were wishing to have this hot theme to go along with their hot new devices, well that day...

Bla1ze's Picks! BlackBerry Media Roundup 022

Whats up CrackBerry nation?, it's almost the start of the weekend so I figured I'd get you all off on the right foot and break the weekly blahs for ya, enjoy some entertainment it's on me ;) BLACKBERRY WALLPAPERS Some nice new wallpapers to load up on this week and some that have been requested for a while now, but never available like they should have been, read on to see what I...

New Self Diagnostic Tool For Your BlackBerry.

The good folks over at BlackBerryNews noticed today that RIM had added a Knowledge Base article outlining a new diagnostic tool that has been implemented into our beloved devices. So what does it do you ask? Well, it allows you test how well your hardware is working... by going to the Options icon and choosing Status then typing the word "Test", you will be presented with a window telling...

CTIA 2008: BlackBerry News Galore On Day 2

Their was lots of news coming out of the RIM camp from CTIA 2008 yesterday. In total, 5 Press Releases came out regarding some new and exciting things for our beloved BlackBerry devices, some of which came seemingly out of no where and had to be unexpected by most people who were not informed of the recent partnerships ahead of time. Yesterday saw partnerships announced with TiVo, MySpace...

Bla1ze's Picks! BlackBerry Media Roundup 021

Hey everybody, hope everyone is enjoying all the CTIA news..lots of cool things coming in the way of BlackBerry. It seems like it's only getting better for us all in the BlackBerry world, with lots of new apps and devices coming our way, and I'm sure there is more to come... in the meantime enjoy this weeks picks. BLACKBERRY WALLPAPERS Lot's of cool wallpapers for you all this week,...

Bla1ze's Picks! BlackBerry Media Roundup 020

Hey everybody, hope you are all enjoying your long weekend! Considering it is probably gonna be a little bit of a slow news day out there for BlackBerry news I thought I'd get another edition of Bla1ze's Picks up for you all... as always enjoy and keep crack'n. BLACKBERRY WALLPAPERS Lot's of cool wallpapers for you all this week, my personal fave being White Skull, i'm rocking that...

Bla1ze's Picks! BlackBerry Media Roundup 019

Hey folks, since this will be my first posting I wanted to send a shout out to Click for taking the time to do this previously for everyone. He has stepped down from his position of posting "Click's Picks" (congrats on your new baby!!) and I shall be taking over for him... with that taken care of let's get crack'n with the first Bla1ze's Picks shall we. BLACKBERRY WALLPAPERS I've gone...

MiuTunes Opens BlackBerry Music Player Beta!

May 1st marked the launch of a new beta program offered by Simprit. Some of you may know Simprit from their other popular program called GridMagic, but this beta is for their new media player program called MiuTunes, which I have to say is amazing at this point from my usage, so here’s my mini review so far… First off the UI on this media player is awesome, think of the UI of Flipside,...

Real iBerry Blocks Custom L Theme

Ever since the Dimension L theme was introduced on CrackBerry, it has been a point of question for a lot of people in the forums and especially my “pm” box, lol. For a while there was a slick offering of it over at BBExtras.com but since that time the site is no longer offering themes, but luckily in came JC from GadgetBean.com to carry the torch. I recently won a copy of the Real iBerry...

Hmmm... what’s this we have here, an 8110 in the wild?…seems that way, the 8110 was a “rumored” device for a long time now and today we can put some of those rumors to rest as we got our hands on one..the device was running v4.3.0.93 OS (not sure as to why 4.3.1 was not running on it) and includes GPS (which is absolutely amazing, in the testing it even tracked how fast we were driving down...

BIS Email Basics

Hey class, welcome to another BlackBerry 101! This is Bla1ze from the CrackBerry Forums and Videos4BlackBerry.info filling in for Kevin this week who is busy coming to terms with the iPhone in the Smartphone Round Robin. I had so much fun with Lecture 10: Getting started with Videos on your BlackBerry that I jumped at the chance to be a professor once again. If you have all been doing...

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