Official OS 5.0.0.741 for the BlackBerry Storm 2 9520 released by Indosat

Hey, a little bit of confusion circulating with this one. So here's the story. Indosat posted OS 5.0.0.741 official for the BlackBerry Storm 2 9520 but, mistakenly stuck it under the BlackBerry Storm 2 9550 slot on their website. This link, indeed leads to the install for the 9520. That said, if you want to get your official goodness on you now can. Just visit the Indosat BlackBerry download...

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Kik now supported on the BlackBerry Torch 9800

Kik now supported on the BlackBerry Torch 9800

Ok, I admit it. The title is kind of misleading in the fact it makes you think Kik is just now being supported. This is not the case. Kik has been compatible with the BlackBerry Torch 9800 since it's release and is expected to work with other BlackBerry 6 devices as they launch further on down the road. This is just basically a reminder for those of you out there that have a BlackBerry Torch...

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CrackBerry Idol Round 2 winners announced; Stay tuned for the Final Round - the BlackBerry device review!

Joseph Brittany Dave Kerri Aloha Joe The Round 2 voting is done and we're one step closer to crowning our CrackBerry Idol 2010 winner. Moving on to the final round (in no particular order) are Joseph, Brittany, Dave, Kerri and Aloha Joe. Big congrats go to the final five! The voting was tight on this on this, so Tim, Josh, Alicia, Dan and Shankeith can all walk away...

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Leaked: OS 6.0.0.161 for the BlackBerry Torch 9800

Leaked: OS 6.0.0.161 for the BlackBerry Torch 9800

Not even a week after release and we have our first leaked OS for the BlackBerry Torch 9800 thanks to ChadH42 and orleff. AT&T officially released OS 6.0.0.141 last week, and today we have OS 6.0.0.161 for download. We're not sure whats new and improved but its most likely worth checking out. Keep in mind this isn't an official release, so use caution when installing so you don't screw up...

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You can haz weather on your homescreen with iHazweather!

You can haz weather on your homescreen with iHazweather!

There are a few weather apps available for those that want to add weather to their homescreen. Depending on your preferences, you can use BerryWeather, Weatherbug,or maybe WeatherEye, some of which have tons of different customization options to tweak every little thing. Personally, I'm not a fan of bloated weather apps, simply looking to have the current temp and conditions displayed. I...

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Official OS 5.0.0.807 released for the BlackBerry Curve 8350i

Official OS 5.0.0.807  released for the BlackBerry Curve 8350i

If you're still making use of a BlackBerry Curve 8350i, you'll be glad to know that OS updates haven't seemed to stop as of yet for your device. As posted on Berryreview, OS 5.0.0.807 was found on the Sprint BlackBerry download website for anyone wanting it to grab. Be sure to check it out if you're on a BlackBerry Curve 8350i. Let us know in the comments how it works. Download The Official...

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BlackBerry Curve 3G (9300) now available from Telus

BlackBerry Curve 3G (9300) now available from Telus

  Just as Rogers did a few weeks back, Telus has released the new BlackBerry Curve 3G (9300) via their website for purchase. The device is available on various contract pricing including 3 years ($79.99) and a no-term of $329. The device has the same specs across the board and works on the Telus 3G+ (HSPA) network. No word if it is available in stores just yet, so if you happen to come across...

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BlackBerry theme roundup for Aug 16th, 2010 - 20 copies of Garminfone to be won!

BlackBerry theme roundup for Aug 16th, 2010 - 20 copies of Garminfone to be won!

Contest: 20 Copies of Garminfone to be won. Leave a comment! This last week has seen a lot of great new themes, and cruising the forums I have managed to dig up some great older, overlooked themes that you really need to check out. The forums here on CrackBerry are a weatlth of great stuff for theme junkies, if you haven't taken a cruise through, you're really missing out. I'm anxiously...

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Fancy Characters 4.0 released - 50 copies up for grabs

Fancy Characters 4.0 released - 50 copies up for grabs

Sergey let me know that Fancy Characters has been updated to version 4.0. If you're not familiar with the app, it easily lets you add characters from your BlackBerry to your emails, BBM and more. Fancy Characters shows all of the country flags, smilies and icons your device has to offer and lets you add them with just a few clicks. New features of version 4.0 include: Added few missing flags...

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7digital updated, now OS 6 ready

7digital updated, now OS 6 ready

Kevin first gave us a taste of what 7digital had to offer at WES 2009 and again this year when attended the Mobile World Congress 2010 back in February. In fact, Mike Lazaridis noted that their app was a Super App in his MWC keynote speech. 7digital is one of the leading digital media providers, with over 10 million (fully licensed) tracks in their global catalogue and is continually growing...

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Best of Smartphone Experts, 15 August 2010

Droid 2 launch: Our hands-on, benchmark tests and must-have apps. Sprint Epic 4G coming Aug. 31 for $249 after contract Froyo updates: Original Droid gets its OTA, Evo 4G Froyo pushed to early adopters RIM Introduces the BlackBerry Curve 3G Smartphone BlackBerry Torch Cases and BlackBerry Torch Accessories Available! Official BlackBerry...

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CrackBerry reminder: What you may have missed this week

CrackBerry reminder: What you may have missed this week

What You May Have Missed CrackBerry Idol Round 2 Voting Now Open! >> AT&T BlackBerry Torch 9800 goes on sale today; you grabbing one? >>  Plug It In app alerts when your battery is low >>  BlackBerry Messenger Updated - v5.0.1.38 now available for download >>  BlackBerry Podcasts - Now available in BlackBerry App World >>  BlackBerry Smartphone reboot...

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Review: QuickBubble for BlackBerry

Review: QuickBubble for BlackBerry

Take a second and think about how many times you’ve found yourself in the middle of something and you realize your forgot to do something else. The problem is you don’t want to necessarily stop what you’re currently doing either. At best, you want to take a brief moment to pause and complete the remembered job. What do you normally do in this case? Put in as little effort as possible;...

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CrackBerry Idol Round 2 Voting Now Open - Vote Now!!

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] **** VOTE NOW!!!! **** It's time folks! Over the last two weeks you've witnessed ten in-depth BlackBerry accessory reviews from our ten Round 2 competitors in CrackBerry Idol. The judges gave their feedback on each review and now it is in YOUR HANDS to decide which FIVE competitors will continue on to the FINAL round. Below you will find the links...

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BlackBerry Torch OtterBox Commuter Case Now Available!

BlackBerry Torch OtterBox Commuter Case Now Available!

BlackBerry Torch 9800 OtterBox Commuter Case Now Available in Black and Black/Pink Color Combinations!       New BlackBerry Torch owners looking to protect their investment will definitely want to check out the OtterBox Commuter Case for the BlackBerry Torch. These literally just arrived to our ShopCrackBerry.com warehouses and are now available for purchase (OtterBox.com doesn't...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for August 13th, 2010! Win 1 of 10 copies of  Quicklaunch!

Boom! Another week in the history books. We've seen BBM updated, RIM release new devices and new apps. We've spent all week talking about the Middle East and issues with BlackBerry Bans. We've done reviews, hands on and much more. Now, time for a relaxing weekend, hope you all do the same. This week Durak winners are announced and we got new apps and a new Quicklaunch contest. Dig in folks, be...

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Latest AT&T BlackBerry Torch commercial - When 'business meets fun'

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]The latest AT&T/BlackBerry Torch commercial makes for some good Friday fun. It's clear on this one that they are out to convey the "business meets fun" motto with the new BlackBerry Torch. I'm happy to see the commericals moving in a good direction unlike the Love What You Do ads that never really made a point as to what BlackBerry was/did at all. I'm...

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Students, get organized for free this year with Student Diary

Students, get organized for free this year with Student Diary

Genius Development, the team that brought us MyCart and Genius Medical Diary, have come out with another incredibly useful application, this time geared towards keeping students organized and productive. There are a few Student organizer apps out there right now like Student Docket and Student Buddy, but this app holds one major difference over them, in that it's completely free. As you can...

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ShortcutMe 4.3 is OS 6 ready – 20 copies to give away

ShortcutMe 4.3 is OS 6 ready – 20 copies to give away

ShortcutMe is no stranger to the CrackBerry blogs. If you’re new to CrackBerry, or just too forgetful to remember (and too lazy to search through the blogs), I’ll fill you in. The application screams shortcut supremacy. BlackBerry users will find efficiencies where they didn’t know it could exist. Instead of assigning a single application or PIM tool to each convenience key, you can assign...

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