Leaked: OS 5.0.0.912 for the BlackBerry Curve 3G

Leaked: OS 5.0.0.912 for the BlackBerry Curve 3G

If you are new BlackBerry Curve 3G owner you may want to look into installing this. No, it's not quite a BlackBerry 6 build that your device is destined to get eventually but, it is likely one of the last OS 5.0 build you will see for it. We've not gathered any feedback on this release so do yourself a favor and follow the usual tips. Back up your data before loading and of course, be sure to...

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BlackBerry Torch 9800 Review from the perspective of a Power Businessman

BlackBerry Torch 9800 Review from the perspective of a Power Businessman

BlackBerry Torch 9800 Review - Power Businessman Perspective [ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] So you’re on the go and want to stay connected to your business information and communications. Well what better choice for both security and ease of use than the new BlackBerry Torch? It’s a touch screen world phone featuring the new BlackBerry 6 operating system, minus SurePress, plus...

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Two hot games by aBs JMicro SRL on sale - SuperBlackJack 2.0 and MegaBlockz

Two hot games by aBs JMicro SRL on sale - SuperBlackJack 2.0 and MegaBlockz

I got an email the other day, letting me know that aBs JMicro SRL is having a sale on all of their apps. These two games in particular are favorites of mine, staying at the ready in my Games folder for the occasions when I find myself with time to kill. SuperBlackJack 2.0 is a simple blackjack game, well rendered for a highly polished feel. The graphics are slick and smooth, and the...

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Smokey violet BlackBerry Curve 3G now available from Rogers

Smokey violet BlackBerry Curve 3G now available from Rogers

If you're looking for a new BlackBerry and don't really need all the bells and whistles the Torch offers, then maybe the BlackBerry Curve 3G is the device for you. Rogers, having previously released the BlackBerry Curve 3G in grey now has the "Smokey Violet" version available for purchase. The BlackBerry Curve 3G 9300 specs are great for a cost effective BlackBerry purchase. QWERTY keyboard, 2...

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CrackBerry Idol back in action - FINAL ROUND device reviews hit the blogs this week!

Joseph Brittany Dave Kerri Aloha Joe When we first launched CrackBerry Idol 2010 competition we knew the event would carry on for the better part of the summer - a competition like this takes time. What we didn't know though was just how talented and fierce the competition would be! After literally months, we're down to the nitty gritty... the final five in the final...

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60 Day BlackBerry Fitness Challenge Now Over!

60 Day BlackBerry Fitness Challenge Now Over!

61 days ago we kicked off our BlackBerry Fitness Challenge. An ambitious undertaking to say the least, but an event where those participating would be winners just for taking part. Of course, CrackBerry and our friends at Gym Technik upped the stakes and provided some extra incentive with some extra awesome prizes to compete for. If you check back to our original contest post, you'll remember...

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Review: PingChat 2 unites BlackBerry, iPhone and Android users through IM

Review: PingChat 2 unites BlackBerry, iPhone and Android users through IM

One issue I had with my friends is that, for some strange reason, were using other platforms besides BlackBerry. I know, crazy right? Communication was never the same after they left. Sure, we had SMS, email or even social networks; but it wasn’t the same as BBM. It wasn’t the same as seeing that little, yellow, smiley face staring at you. That friendly grin reminded you of that special...

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Rendezvous helps manage deadlines with your native calendar - 50 free copies up for grabs

Deadlines are a way of life nowadays. Whether it's my day job, blogging, or a home project, keeping track of the time I have available makes a world of difference, and can really help motivate me instead of putting it off "one more day". The developer of Neelam has come out with this simple time management app that helps manage those minutes left until that report is due. Acting as a simple...

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My Verizon Mobile updated with new look and better features

My Verizon Mobile updated with new look and better features

The My Verizon Mobile app has been updated with some newness that includes a better look and some new features. The app, which is available on most Verizon devices, allows you to easily check out your account information and more on the go right from your device. Features include: View minute, message and data usage Adjust allowance minutes on current plans Make one-time payments and set...

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BlackBerry Curve 3G available from T-Mobile September 8th for $79.99

BlackBerry Curve 3G available from T-Mobile September 8th for $79.99

Today via their Facebook page, T-Mobile announced that the BlackBerry Curve 3G will be available starting September 8th. The latest entry level device will carry a great price tag of just $79.99 with a two-year contract. The Curve 3G will ship with OS 5.0 installed but is said to be BlackBerry 6 ready so we'll see what happens down the road. In true T-Mobile fashion the device will most likely...

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BlackBerry theme roundup for Aug 30th, 2010 - 25 copies of HTC Incredible to be won!

Contest: 25 Copies of HTC Incredible to be won. Leave a comment! Happy Monday theme junkies! This is the last theme roundup for August, it seems like the summer flew by, and school is right around the corner. Theme devs have been hard at work lately, filling up my tip line with tons of great themes, and I have some of the best to show you here today. Hit the jump and take a look at this week'...

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Best of Smartphone Experts, 29 Aug 2010

Verizon says the Droid Incredible's Froyo update is rolling out, but we have a forum full of people still waiting on it. Verizon Fascinate finally coming Sept. 9, plus, some extra confirmation. Exclusive new details on the Motorola Flipout for AT&T CrackBerry Podcast 057: BlackBerry Torch and Tablet Extravaganza!...

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Chat it up with Chatmosphere - Full featured IRC client for BlackBerry

Chat it up with Chatmosphere - Full featured IRC client for BlackBerry

Once upon a time, IRC was all the rage, allowing users to connect in real time across the world. It evolved into the instant messaging clients we know and love today, but there are still millions of people that communicate via IRC even today. To date, there really hasn't been much in the way of IRC clients for BlackBerry, and I have seen many requests for an app in the forums. I gave...

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Future Shop systems showing Sept 15th release date for Rogers BlackBerry Torch 9800

We've been hearing for quite some time that release dates for the BlackBerry Torch 9800 on Canadian carriers was set for September. The big three, Bell, TELUS and Rogers have all confirmed an inevitable launch but no dates were set by any. Rumors suggest TELUS will launch on Sept 16th but, we now have the above information which suggests a Rogers release one day earlier on the 15th. We're...

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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 Podcast 057: BlackBerry Torch, Tablet, Six and Juice Extravaganza! >>  Some thoughts on BlackBerry 6 one week later >>  CrackBerry App Awards 2010 to be presented LIVE at DevCon >>  Research In Motion acquires Cellmania to assist with BlackBerry application offerings >>  New Must Have App: CrackBerry Wallpaper Changer >> ...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for August 27th, 2010! Win 1 of 100 Unlock Codes from CellUnlock!

Hey folks, here we go with another app round up for you. This week, we tried to stay away from too much focus on the BlackBerry Torch as it's been highlighted quite a bit. That said though, we do have a great contest for new BlackBerry owners in general. This week, we got 100 unlock codes for you from CellUnlock. And of course, the winners of Hypoxia are also listed within. Be sure to drop...

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BlackBerry Alert: BlackBerry Internet Service outage?

BlackBerry Alert: BlackBerry Internet Service outage?

The forums are filling up. The CrackBerry support email is getting lots of folks stating issues and we're led to believe we may have an outage on our hands. Some folks are reporting slow web browsing, email delays and general connectivity issues. Thus far, seems limited to North America but, if you're in another area and experiencing issues then please, let us know in the comments. I'm on...

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Slacker Radio Plus Giveaway - 5 three-month subscriptions and 5 one-year subscriptions to be won

If you've snagged a new BlackBerry Torch you've surely seen that Slacker radio comes pre-installed and ready to rock on BlackBerry 6. But if you weren't quite sure about shelling out for a premium subscription, here's your chance to win one. Slacker is probably the best know streaming radio app for BlackBerry and with the great features and updates, it's no secret why. The app is 100% free,...

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BBRedux gives you everything you could ever need, right on your homescreen - 25 free copies to be won!

Ever wish you could do more without needing to navigate away from your homescreen to find what you're looking for? Love your wallpaper, but don't want to sacrifice function to rock it proudly? You may want to take a look at this theme, the latest by BerryMobi, which combines a great look with tons of function. For touch devices, the homscreen holds 19 icons on the homescreen, 11 of them user-...

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