Viper SmartStart Now Available for BlackBerry Smartphones

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Back in January we first got news of the Viper SmartStart app for BlackBerry. The app lets you control a compatible Viper system in your vehicle and allows you to start the car, turn on/off the alarm and more. The system is now available for purchase with a MSRP of $299, and works with compatible Viper, Clifford and Python systems. "After we...

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Tether Updated To Version 1.1.0.2

Tether Updated To Version 1.1.0.2

One of my favorite "on the go" apps was recently updated. Tether, was bumped up to version 1.1.0.2 a few days back and the changelog while small, brought some welcomed changes: Updates: Faster UI  BlueTooth Selection General Bug Fixes The faster UI portion was never really that big of a deal for me as the Tether typically fired up pretty fast but some users may have found it slower then...

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Tired of Boring Wallpaper on Your Device? Try a 3D CrackBerry Wallpaper Instead!

If you're like me, you're in a constant battle with your device to find the perfect wallpaper. It seems like at least twice a day I'm running through the pictures on my phone or searching the web to find a new one to keep me happy. Well today I have a wallpaper that I'm sure will stick around on my device for a while. User brianajr88 dropped this awesome 3D design in the forums early this...

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Movies by Flixster for BlackBerry Smartphones

Movies by Flixster for BlackBerry Smartphones

Was it just me, or was the only thing you watched over the past couple of weeks the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games? The few shows that I normally watch were reruns during this time, so I didn’t miss much. Now we can look forward to the Paralympic Games. But when the Games are over and life continues on, what the heck are you going to do with your spare time? One option is to go watch a...

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CrackBerry Turns 3 Contest: Five 1-Year WorldMate Gold for BlackBerry Subscriptions up for Grabs!

Our next prize in the CrackBerry Turns 3 Years Old Birthday series of contests is sponsored by the good folks at WorldMate, who have provided us with 5 1-year subscriptions of WorldMate Gold to give away. If you're not familiar with WorldMate, it really is the ultimate must-have travel app for the BlackBerry frequent flier. And the subscription to the Gold service provides some value-added...

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BlackBerry Theme Roundup for March 1st 2010 - 50 Copies of miPhone to be Won!

BlackBerry Theme Roundup for March 1st  2010 - 50 Copies of miPhone to be Won!

Contest: 50 Copies of miPhone to be won. Leave a comment! Time again for us to bring you our top picks for themes to dress up your BlackBerrys. As always, we have some great themes to feature for the various devices on the market, and due to a request made in the comments last week, we scoured around to find a theme compatible with the 85xx series of devices, as they tend to get neglected...

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Get Cooking with BlackBerry Apps!

Get Cooking with BlackBerry Apps!

Not everyone has a flair for creating amazing meals in the kitchen. I’m pretty sure every one of us, at some point in our lives, has incorporated Macaroni and Cheese into your weekly (or even daily) meal plan. Though I consider it the Yellow Death, I too have whipped up this quick dish to satisfy my hunger. I’m sure my wife will agree I have become much more experienced in the kitchen and can...

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[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Geeez... between the CB Birthday planning last week during the day and Olympics watching taking up my free time at night, I nearly forgot I still have a few Mobile World Congress videos to get up on the blogs. This one is a little bit different.... The folks from Schad Automation were on-hand at the BlackBerry booth showing off their Extend 7000...

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SHAPE Services Releases Free Ad-Supported IM+ Lite for BlackBerry

SHAPE Services Releases Free Ad-Supported IM+ Lite for BlackBerry

SHAPE Services announced today that they are making available a free version of their popular IM+ client for BlackBerry. The new IM+ Lite will be ad-supported, but will offer most of the same features of the paid client. Users will be able to access MSN, Yahoo!, Gtalk, AIM, Jabber, ICQ, Facebook, Myspace, Skype and Twitter. The trimmed down version will allow you to get a feel for the more...

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Video Review: Seidio Innocase II Surface for the BlackBerry Tour 9630

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] One of the best selling cases for all devices, the Innocase II Surface from Seidio offers great protection for your device. The two-piece design allows it so snap on, keeping it locked tight and actually making it quite hard to remove. The inside is linned with a soft material to keep your device scratch free when the case is in place. There are...

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ToySoft Olympic Celebration Game Giveaway - 2010 Free Copies up for Grabs! First Come, Fist Served So HURRY!

To celebrate the end of the 2010 Olympics, ToySoft is offering up 2010 free copies of their BlackBerry games. Everything is first come, first served, so get in on the action now so you don't miss out. You can choose from Ballz, GoFish, Lucky7Slots, Battleship, TapOMania, WackOMole and PicPuzzle. Hit up the links below and head to the mobile app store, then use the coupon code OHCANADA to...

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CrackBerry Turns 3 Birthday Contest: Win a RedFly Mobile Companion for BlackBerry!

The CrackBerry Turns 3 Years Old Birthday Contests continue this week and next up we have a RedFly C7 Mobile Companion up for grabs! Just login to CrackBerry.com and leave a single comment to this blog post to be entered for your chance to win. Entry ends this Sunday, March 7th at Midnight PST. We've covered the RedFly a few times in the blogs here since it was recently introduced for...

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BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express Now Available For Download!

BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express Now Available For Download!

We knew it wouldn't be long after the official press release announcement that we'd see the release of BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express for all. For those waiting, you can now hit up the Research In Motion software site to get started. The new software for Microsoft Exchange and Microsoft Windows Small Business Server looks to fill the small and medium business section of BlackBerry...

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Best of Smartphone Experts, 28 Feb 2010

Nexus One coming to Verizon on March 23rd? Sprint to get HTC Legend, AT&T to get HTC Desire? HTC Supersonic or Incredible shown off on video CrackBerry Turns Three Years Old! Lots of Contests to Celebrate! CrackBerry Podcast 048: MWC Debrief and Lots of BlackBerry Talk Ultimate BlackBerry Twitter Client...

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CrackBerry Reminder: What You May Have Missed This Week; CB Editor Fun - Tune into Twitter for the Olympic Hockey Bet!

Well we kicked off our 3rd birthday celebration, and you can be sure that next week we'll have a TON of awesome stuff to give away. A few contests this past week for some cool apps, and we continued our perfect streak for the podcasts. Not too much great news as of late, but if you missed any action this past week, hit the links below to see what went down. CrackBerry Editor Fun: The Olympic...

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CrackBerry Turns 3 Birthday Contest: FREE Subscriptions to Slacker Radio Plus Up For Grabs!

Next up in our string of CrackBerry Turns 3 Years Old Birthday Contests our friends at Slacker have hooked us up with some awesome prizes.  We have 10 1-Year subscriptions and 15 3-month subscriptions to giveaway. To enter into this one, just leave a single comment to this blog post. Entry ends Sunday, March 7th at Midnight PST. If you're not familiar with Slacker Radio Plus, it takes the...

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Research In Motion Removing Older Versions Of BlackBerry Desktop Manager?

Certainly seems that way. Above you can see the AT&T download site where BlackBerry Desktop Manager is to be downloaded for AT&T customers. This list, not too long ago was filled with versions as far back as 4.0 but no longer offers anything less then 4.6. Now while some might just say that's just AT&T pulling them off of there to avoid confusion the same thing can be witnessed...

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Loads of New BBM Emoticons Found in Hiding

Loads of New BBM Emoticons Found in Hiding

Cruising the forums I came across this thread with a request for pig emoticon. I obviously had no idea there was one, but just a few replies into the thread, it turns out there are a load of hidden emoticons deep inside BlackBerry Messenger. I'm still not sure where they came from or how exactly they were discovered, but they are definitely loads of fun. Among the list is a pig, cheesburger,...

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