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Best of Smartphone Experts, 24 Oct 2010

Video walkthrough of the Samsung Continuum Google unveils Gingerbread statue; Googler says Gingerbread is Android 2.3 Winamp for Android is a winner BlackBerry Style Officially Announced! New Full Qwerty Flip Available from Sprint Oct. 31st for $99.99 T-Mobile BlackBerry Bold 9780 arriving November 17th RIM Co-...

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BeZombied - Get the free version for your BlackBerry, just in time for Halloween!

If you're looking for a fun Halloween type game to play on your BlackBerry you'll want to check out the free version of BeZombied. Destroy all the zombies! The mixing and matching of Zombie parts combined with unlockable power ups such as chainsaws, guns, and bombs helps you get through the levels. This version does include ads but the ads are not intrusive to the gameplay and if you find they...

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T-Mobile BlackBerry Bold 9780 arriving November 17th

T-Mobile BlackBerry Bold 9780 arriving November 17th

T-Mobile is ramping up for their BlackBerry Bold 9780 launch. While the date is tentative and subject to change the documentation clearly shows November 17th as the expected date. It's stil rather odd that Reseach In Motion has made no mention of the device officially with launch expected across all GSM carriers next month. Kinda makes you wonder if one day you'll just walk into your carrier...

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TSN Mobile: Blackberry Edition beta now available for download

Into sports and looking for a great app to keep up to date on standings, scores and more? Why not check out the freshly pressed beta of the TSN Mobile app for BlackBerry. Previously only available to iPhone users, the TSN Mobile app has made the leap to the BlackBerry platform with the release of the first beta. TSN brings all the sports information in its number one iPhone app to the...

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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 guide to weather apps Official OS: 6.0.0.284 for the BlackBerry Torch 9800 released by Bouygues BlackBerry App World storefront gets an official launch Research In Motion now showing off the BlackBerry Style before it hits stores In a world of proprietary and open source software, where does BlackBerry fit? BlackBerry Style 9670 Product Manager, Randy...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for October 22nd, 2010! Win 1 of 10 copies of VQ Mileage Tracker!

Howdy and welcome to the weekly app roundup! Yee-haw! This week, it seems to be all about the good, the bad and the ugly. The good? The BlackBerry Style was officially announced. The Bad? Mr. Jobs decides to take a swing at the PlayBook. I guess he didn’t think RIM would swing back. The ugly? The BlackBerry Style once again. Ok, I’m teasing. When the first images of the Torch appeared, I...

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Official OS: 6.0.0.284 for the BlackBerry Torch 9800 released by Bouygues

We've been hearing about this OS for the past few days and expected it to leak at some point. Well, it didn't but it did come in official form though from Bouygues. BlackBerry Torch owners can hit up the link below to grab the download. Be sure to let us know what's new and fixed, broken in this release in the comments or in the CrackBerry forums. Click Here To Download The Official OS 6.0.0....

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BlackBerry App World storefront gets an official launch

BlackBerry App World storefront gets an official launch

We mentioned back on the 20th that Research In Motion had finally enabled online purchases of apps from BlackBerry App Word but, today was actually the official launch of the storefront. Within the official announcement Research In Motion gave us some of the feature list currently enabled on the site right now: Purchase apps directly from the website Edit My World accounts to sync app...

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WordRival for BlackBerry - play online with friends

WordRival for BlackBerry - play online with friends

WordRival is a newer game for BlackBerry devices. If you are familiar with Words with Friends or Scrabble then WordRival should be pretty a pretty fun, easy game for you. We held off on posting about it before because it had some bugs in it. But, with the latest update now available for download all the previous bugs have been addressed. Some features of WordRival include: Play against...

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Thumbplay wants to give you a free BlackBerry!

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Thumbplay, has recently posted about a contest they are having where you can win yourself a BlackBerry smartphone. The catch? Well you have to be in the US for one and secondly, you gotta make them a really cool demo video for the Thumbplay application. If you can fit into that criteria then you are well on your way. The prize packs include: First...

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Apress release of CrackBerry: True Tales of BlackBerry Use and Abuse now available online and at a bookstore near you!

Buy the printed book from Amazon | Buy in electronic format WooHoo! Back in May we announced that Apress picked up our CrackBerry book and that a new version was on its way and would be available in time for the holiday season. Today I'm happy to announce the re-release of CrackBerry: True Tales of BlackBerry Use and Abuse is now available online and this time around will be coming to a...

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Leaked: OS 6.0.0.294 for the BlackBerry Bold 9780

Leaked: OS 6.0.0.294 for the BlackBerry Bold 9780

There is no doubt the BlackBerry Bold 9780 is coming soon across multiple carriers, so while we never posted leaked OS' for it before, now is the time to start doing so since it's so close. Just yesterday, we caught wind that OS 6.0.0.294 was the OS shipping on the Vodefone UK 9780's and most likely all other carriers as well and now today, that OS has leaked online. Some of you all out there...

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Pregnancy Pal for BlackBerry - Track weight, time contractions, and more

Pregnancy Pal for BlackBerry - Track weight, time contractions, and more

When you're pregnant, you just want everything to be as simple as possible. Pregnancy Pal from hayes.mobi is not only a useful tool to help track your pregnancy, it's also easy to use. With this app on your BlackBerry you can input your weight and it calculates your gain or loss and compiles the data in an easy to read log. If you enter your due date, Pregnancy Pal will place a countdown on...

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Research In Motion now showing off the BlackBerry Style before it hits stores

Now that the BlackBerry Style is all official, Research In Motion and Sprint have been taking the device on the road and showing it to folks even before it gets into stores. Probably something that should have been done at DevCon but, hey we're not judging here. The fine folks over at Engadget had a NYC meetup and had the chance to get a little close with the BlackBerry Style. Of course, we'll...

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Official OS 5.0.0.972 for The BlackBerry Pearl 3G released by Pelephone

BlackBerry Pearl 3G owners, if you're looking for a new OS to check out that's higher then any leak out there for your device then you'll want to grab the latest official OS from Pelephone. OS 5.0.0.972 has gone official and is now available for download. Of course, if Pelephone is not your carrier you'll want to delete your vendor.xml file but, after that you'll be good to go. Are any of you...

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Google Maps for BlackBerry v4.5.1 released

Google Maps for BlackBerry v4.5.1 released

Google Maps is one of my favorite, free BlackBerry applications and I'm guessing a lot of you all out there use it as well. Google, notorious for not offering any change logs has now updated Google Maps to version 4.5.1. Current users can grab the download from Google Maps mobile link and get upgraded today. If you spot any changes within the app be sure to let us know in the comments. The...

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Vodafone UK bringing BlackBerry Bold 9780 in black and white with OS 6.0.0.294 preloaded

The pricing for the BlackBerry Bold 9780 on Vodafone UK has been known for a while but, as a reminder for those who may have missed it. Vodafone UK will be giving away the BlackBerry Bold 9780 on tariffs starting at £35/pm (24 months) but if you want no contract pricing, you'll be looking at £400. One thing though that was only rumored, was that Vodafone may or may not be offering more than...

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Hypoxia media player now BlackBerry 6 compatible

Hypoxia media player now BlackBerry 6 compatible

Fans of Hypoxia that are also BlackBerry 6 users will be glad to see this arrive. Hypoxia, the media player that not only plays music and videos from your network, but is also capable of streaming to devices has been updated for BlackBerry 6. Aside from being a great standalone media player, Hypoxias ability to stream that media to a wide array of devices is really the key feature. With...

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LinkedIn for Blackberry updated to version 1.5.0.8

LinkedIn for Blackberry updated to version 1.5.0.8

For business professionals, LinkedIn is a valuable tool and resource for communication, much like BlackBerry smartphones. Now, BlackBerry users using a BlackBerry 6 compatible device can download the latest release and get in on the action as LinkedIn has just updated to include support for BlackBerry 6. They have also included a new profile layout for users as well, as mentioned on the site...

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Sccope - Price comparison app now available as a free download

Sccope - Price comparison app now available as a free download

We've covered Sccope a couple times now and we even gave them the Editors Choice Award at this years CrackBerry Awards. Now, just in time for the holiday shopping you can grab Sccope for absolutely no charge. Sccope has some great features built in to make shopping this holiday season a whole lot easier: Identify the best possible deals from hundreds of top retailers with comprehensive...

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