[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Regular CrackBerry readers are all too familiar with the name QNX these days, as it's the company that RIM acquired that developed the operating system that'll be hitting the BlackBerry PlayBook in the form of the BlackBerry Tablet OS. Of course, QNX has been around for a long time and has done a lot of stuff in a lot of industries, including...

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Contest: RemindMe - The Reminder Super App - 25 free copies up for grabs!

Contest: RemindMe - The Reminder Super App - 25 free copies up for grabs!

If you're like most people, there has been a time in your life when you forgot someone's birthday or anniversary, or an important appointment. Or maybe you've been on the other side and someone forgot to attend an event you had organized. Wouldn't it be nice if there was an easy way to remember these occasions, and to help others remember them too? Look no further, because QuiteSimple has...

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Jokes for All Occasions - Four free BlackBerry apps from XIMAD to make you laugh

Everyone can use a good laugh now and then. XIMAD has compiled hundreds of jokes and anecdotes, divided them into four categories - blonde jokes, marriage jokes, bar jokes, and bumper stickers - and turned them into a series of simple applications for your BlackBerry called Jokes For All Occasions. These handy apps allow you to enjoy the funniest jokes at your convenience, save your favorite...

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Review: mProductive for BlackBerry

Review: mProductive for BlackBerry

There’s nothing like being unorganized to ruin your quality BlackBerry time. What was originally thought to be some rare, uninterrupted (finally) one on one with your beloved smart phone has become a mad dash to get it organized. Your calendar doesn’t match your task list. Quick memos get lost in the shuffle. Dates for important conference calls are incorrect. You realize that when you swore...

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Halloween Monster Madness Sale from S4BB - Check out the incredible deals!

Halloween Monster Madness Sale from S4BB - Check out the incredible deals!

S4BB just let us know that they are running an incredible sale for Halloween on most all of their best selling applications. From now until November 3rd, celebrate the scary time and enjoy their bloody good deals! You can grab some great stuff for your BlackBerry for as little as $.99. That's up to 97% off in some cases! S4BB has developed so many different types of BlackBerry apps (both...

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Verizon updates NFL Mobile - Now BlackBerry 6 compatible

Verizon updates NFL Mobile - Now BlackBerry 6 compatible

For all you Football fans out there, Verizon has posted an updated version of their NFL Mobile application. Maybe the more interesting thing here is that now works on BlackBerry 6. Anyone making use of BlackBerry 6 on their 9650 will find that the app now works perfectly on their device. Be sure to grab the update. Thanks to PKCable for digging this up for us! Click Here To Download The NFL...

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Check out this developer built web browser for the BlackBerry PlayBook!

As some of you all out there know, the BlackBerry PlayBook SDK was rather slim on content. No apps were loaded, no web browser was built in and it really is just the basics of what could be if developers showed it some love. Jerome, from BBerryGo sat down, looked at the SDK and decided the lack of web browser on the device was pretty lame. So what does a BlackBerry developer do on the PlayBook...

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Ping me baby - Now available on iTunes

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Riz has taken his song, ping me baby to iTunes and is looking for the BlackBerry community to support his efforts in making the song dedicated to BlackBerry smartphones a top seller in iTunes. I'm sure you can see where this is going. What do you say CrackBerry nation, wanna help out and make a BlackBerry song a top seller in iTunes? Show the...

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RIM Announces the BlackBerry Bold 9780 Smartphone!

RIM Announces the BlackBerry Bold 9780 Smartphone!

FINALLY!!! For soooooo many of us traditional BlackBerry users out there, this is the new device from Research In Motion that we have been waiting for. Today RIM has officially announced the BlackBerry Bold 9780, the GSM successor to the popular BlackBerry Bold 9700. Compared to the 9700, the 9780 doubles up its internal flash memory to 512MB, gets the new 5 megapixel camera that's already found...

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BlackBerry Style Hands-On Video Impressions!

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] We'll be following up shortly with our full BlackBerry Style 9670 review, but in the meantime figured we'd throw up our initial hands-on video impressions to ease the wait for all the flip phone lovers out there. The BlackBerry Style will be available from Sprint starting this halloween, October 31st for $99.99 on a 2 year contract (see...

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Further Information/Clarification on the Free BlackBerry PlayBook for Developers making PlayBook apps

Following up the live demo of the BlackBerry PlayBook yesterday at the Adobe MAX conference and the news from RIM's Co-CEO about developers making PlayBook apps getting a free PlayBook, RIM has followed up with some more information on their BlackBerry DevBlog to help clarify things: There has been a lot of excitement about the BlackBerry PlayBook developer promotion announced by Mike...

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Official OS: 5.0.0.983 for the BlackBerry Bold 9650 released by Sprint

For all you BlackBerry Bold 9650 users out there that only like to run official goodness on your devices and that are with Sprint. You'll be pleased (or disppointed?) to know that OS 5.0.0.983 is now available for download. You can hit up the Sprint BlackBerry download page or go via OTA, although some folks reported that OTA was acting funny. Thanks to many, many folks who sent this in. Even...

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Download the BlackBerry PlayBook ringtones and sounds!

Download the BlackBerry PlayBook ringtones and sounds!

Since the release of the BlackBerry PlayBook SDK many developers have been poking around to see what goodies they can find hidden within. Some of those found goodies were the BlackBerry PlayBook ringtones and sounds. Ok, they're not really ringtones, rather just system sounds. Either way, they've all been extracted in .wav format and posted up for download, we're not exactly sure who did it...

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CrackBerry Poll: How Many BlackBerry Messenger Groups do you belong to? What kind of groups are they?

How many BlackBerry Messenger Groups do you belong to?Market Research BlackBerry Messenger. BBM. It's one of those hooks that keeps sooo many of us loyal to BlackBerry. Once you're connected to friends, family, co-workers and colleagues via BBM it's hard to not be. Over the past few months we've really seen Research In Motion start pushing BlackBerry Messenger on commercials and in...

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First Ever BlackBerry PlayBook App Released! Get the CrackBerry Launcher for your BlackBerry PlayBook today!

Somebody has to be first, right? I guess it shouldn't come as any surprise then to see the first third party app to be released for the BlackBerry PlayBook be a CrackBerry Launcher app! While it's still an early build and only a few people in the world actually have BlackBerry PlayBooks right now to use it on, our friends at ShaoSoft got playing with the newly released BlackBerry Tablet OS SDK...

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Contest: SimpleBB - A new theme available in 7 different colors. Win 1 of 100 free copies!

Contest: 100 free copies of SimpleBB to be won! BB-Freaks is back again with a new suite of themes called SimpleBB. SimpleBB is available in black, red, purple, pink, blue, green, and orange; each version has the same icons and layout, but a different color scheme. I'm pretty sure you're going to want to buy more than one color because this is a great theme, easy to use, and very professional...

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Adobe posts longer BlackBerry PlayBook demo video!

For those of you who missed the full presentation or are not wanting to watch the replay via the AdobeMAX website, Adobe has now posted a longer version of the BlackBerry PlayBook demo to Youtube. Kevin summed it all for us earlier today so, just sit back and enjoy this one. Needless to say, my desire to own a BlackBerry PlayBook has increased many times over.

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Verizon preparing for launch of BlackBerry 6?!

Verizon preparing for launch of BlackBerry 6?!

Sure looks that way. First, James sent us an email to the tips line letting us know that his "email setup application" was asking to upgrade. Then, after that we got a few more folks asking the same thing so we know it wasn't just a one off fluke that it happened. BlackBerry 6 for the Bold 9650 and Curve 3G is inevitable but is this a sign that Verizon is finally getting closer to an actual...

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BlackBerry PlayBook Live Demo! [video and photos]

BlackBerry PlayBook Live Demo! [video and photos]

It's a big week again for the BlackBerry PlayBook! If you were thinking the DevCon PlayBook announcement was smoke and mirrors due to the fact we didn't see a live demo, you can now rest easy knowing that the BlackBerry PlayBook is the real deal, and looks like it's going to kick some serious tablet ass. RIM's Founder and Co-CEO Mike Lazaridis was on hand today at the Adobe Air Max conference...

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