Service Pack 1 for BlackBerry Desktop Manager 5.0 Released

Service Pack 1 for BlackBerry Desktop Manager 5.0 Released

  RIM doesn't often offer "service packs" for Desktop Manager (they usually just release updated versions) so we're not sure what this one entails. The software is listed as Service Pack 1 (5.0.1). Just some minor bug fixes and not a whole lot of upgrades in this release. User interface for using your device as an IP modem Support for new fields on the address book for your device...

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Win a BlackBerry Bold 9700 & More from Ringtone Expressions and CrackBerry.com!

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] CrackBerry and the folks from Ringtone Expressions have teamed up to bring you yet another chance to win a shiny new BlackBerry Bold 9700. We still have a few finalists left to announce in the iluvBB contest who are competing for their own chance to win a Bold 9700 or Storm (and more!), but if you didn't get in on that one you can have another go...

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Bla1ze's Free Media Picks - Start Your Week Off Right!

Bla1ze's Free Media Picks - Start Your Week Off Right!

In light of all the Storm news we decided to hold this back until today. No worries though, here it is for you all. The top FREE picks from wallpapers, themes, ringtones and even a few videos for everyone to enjoy. Check it out and stay tuned for next week folks. Until then, keep crackin' */ ="text-align:> Optimus Green Leaves Sev7en The King Of Pop The Skull Curve 89xx and Tour...

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Halloween Radio Channel Is Back On Slacker For All Your Spooky Music Needs

Slacker Radio is geared up for Halloween. Be sure to check out their dedicated Halloween channel that is currently running. All the spooky music you can handle is being made available, everything from Michael Jackson's Thriller right down to the soundtrack from the Halloween movies can all be streamed to your BlackBerry Smartphone or over your PC. Great if you are in the mood for some spooky...

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BlackBerry Swiss Army Knife Version 1.7 Released

BlackBerry Swiss Army Knife Version 1.7 Released

The folks at RIMGeeks have been busy these days keeping their BlackBerry swiss army knife app updated. The latest version is now available for download and corrects a few issues found in version 1.6. A quick look at the change log reveals a few key improvements and fixes: Auto Update Feature Now Included (upon load bbsak will check to verify you have the most current version install) Compact...

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Phone Slipper Case Doubles as a Wallet - 20 To Be Won!

Phone Slipper Case Doubles as a Wallet - 20 To Be Won!

The last week or so I've been using the Phone Slipper on my Tour. For years I've opted to be wallet-less, carrying a few cards, my license and cash in my pocket. I've tried wallets, money clips and rubber bands but nothing seemed to do the trick. Countless times I've lost, misplaced or forgotten cards due to my ways, but I made due the best I could. A few months back I discovered the Phone...

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inPulse Smartwatch for BlackBerry Smartphones Gets Official; Now Available for Pre-Order!

A week ago we dropped photos and some preliminary specs here on the "BlackBerry Watch" that has been speculated about in the blogosphere since May. And today, the inPulse smartwatch for BlackBerry gets official. As we reported previously, the inPulse smartwatch is not a BlackBerry Smartphone on your wrist, nor is it manufactured by Research in Motion (nor is RIM developing an accessory like...

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Verizon Officially Announces the BlackBerry Storm2!

Verizon Officially Announces the BlackBerry Storm2!

Here it is Storm2 chasers... the press release we have all been waiting for! And it looks like you won't have to wait long now to pick up a BlackBerry Storm2, with availability scheduled for October 28th - this Wednesday. As previously posted, Verizon Blackberry Storm2 pricing comes in at $179 on a 2yr contract after a mail-in rebate, but there's no mention of a BOGO promotion or upgrade...

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Verizon Officially Releases OS 5.0.0.328 For The BlackBerry Storm 9530!

Finally, the waiting and anticipation is over. Verizon has started pushing OS 5.0.0.328 to BlackBerry Desktop Manager for all Storm owners to install 24 minutes after we leaked it. If you haven't gotten the alert already it's time to fire up BlackBerry Desktop Manager Software (you too Mac users!) and see if it's there waiting for you. It's now up at http://vzw.smithmicro.com/blackberry/ as...

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Tired of Waiting for Verizon to Make 5.0 Official? We Got It. Leaked: OS 5.0.0.328 (and .327) for the BlackBerry Storm 9530!

* Update 3: LOL.. that was fun for 24 minutes. LOOKS LIKE THE OFFICIAL IS UP! Check your Desktop Manager Software! * * Update 2: Looks like megaupload is letting the file download again... keep tabs on the comments in case the link doesn't work for you anymore * * Update: wow... looks like megaupload has some sort of attack system in place.  The .238 file got 243 downloads in about 30...

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Best of Smartphone Experts, 25 Oct 2009

High Quality Droid Pictures, Leaked Specs Verizon's Droid Is A Series of Phones, Droid Eris Coming Soon Barnes & Noble Announces Android-Powered 'Nook' E-Book Reader BlackBerry Bold 9700 Officially Announced BlackBerry Bold 9700 Features and Specs Verizon BlackBerry Curve 8530 Review...

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iluvmybb finalist - Romantic Evening Gone Wrong

Entry #70 - Romantic Evening Gone Wrong | View All Contest Video Submissions >> [ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] * keep in mind we're not announcing the ten finalists in any particular order - 4 more to come! * If you watch all of the video submissions in our I Love My BlackBerry video contest, you'll find a handful of entries that went with a fairly literal take on...

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New Little Chirp BlackBerry Twitter Client Now Available

New Little Chirp BlackBerry Twitter Client Now Available

A new BlackBerry Twitter client is now available. Little Chirp is a very basic Twitter client which only weighs in at 15KB in size so it utilizes very little memory space on your device. Twitter users who are looking for a full-featured client will want to stay a way from Little Chirp though as its only function is to just send tweets to Twitter and that's it. Quick tweets from your device...

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Hedone Design Releases Desire Premium Theme In All Its Artistic Elegance

Hedone Design is still partying hard as they celebrate their 1st birthday all the while cranking out new themes for us all as well. The latest piece of work to come from Hedone is Desire. Hedone was going for a good design on Desire all while keeping the theme highly functional. Desire is a perfect blance and I'd say Hedone met the goal he started out with on this one. Desire has a...

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Contest Reminder: Traffic.com, WunderRadio, AddOnis/ProfilerPro, HS-500 Headset, Bold 9700 Accessories

On the heels of our iluvBB contest (check out the videos here) we filled up the week with a variety of contests. We have some great apps, accessories and even a Garmin Nuvi from WHERE and Traffic.com. If you haven't yet, leave a comment on the original contest posts found below. You still have a few hours left - so don't miss out! BlackBerry Bold 9700 Accessories >> Traffic.com...

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iluvmybb finalist - Greased Touch Screen!

Entry #8 - Greased Touch Screen Song | View All Contest Video Submissions >> [ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] * keep in mind we're not announcing the ten finalists in any particular order - 5 more to come! * Warning: If you watch this video you may find yourself randomly bursting into Greased Touch Screen lyrics and funky dance moves for days and days to follow. Don't...

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Official List of BlackBerry Devices to Get OS 5.0 Update

Official List of BlackBerry Devices to Get OS 5.0 Update

Been wondering if the BlackBerry Smartphone you already own will be getting the OS 5.0 update everybody keeps talking about? We knew there would be a cut-off somewhere down the road of older device models and it turns out we were pretty spot on with our hunches. but now we officially know which devices are getting the update thanks to a new knowledge base article on BlackBerry's website. Keep...

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iluvmybb finalist - Getting Away With CrackBerry Love

Entry #20 - Getting Away With CrackBerry Love | View All Contest Video Submissions >> [ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] * keep in mind we're not announcing the ten finalists in any particular order - 6 more to come! * While the third finalist we announced in our I Love My BlackBerry video contest was a 9m13s long BlackBerry tale, our fourth finalist's video is short, but...

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Later Dude Pro- Now On Sale For Only $1.11

Later Dude Pro- Now On Sale For Only $1.11

We've reviewed Later Dude Pro, we've given away copies of Later Dude Pro. This time we're letting you know that Later Dude Pro is now on sale for only $1.11 until Monday, October 26th. Later Dude Pro is a perfect productivity application and is something RIM should really consider intergrating right into the OS, it would make a awesome addition to the core functionality. Be sure to check out...

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iluvmybb finalist - The Scent of a BlackBerry

Entry #17 - The Scent of a BlackBerry | View All Contest Video Submissions >> [ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] * keep in mind we're not announcing the ten finalists in any particular order - 7 more to come! * Friday night is movie night for many, so it's fitting that we announce our third finalist in the I Love My BlackBerry video contest just in time for the weekend....

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