Leaked: OS 5.0.0.463 for the Blackberry Curve2 8530

Leaked: OS 5.0.0.463 for the Blackberry Curve2 8530

Its been quite slow on the OS front these days but here is a little something for all you BlackkBerry Curve 8530 owners out there to check out. OS 5.0.0.463 was leaked not too long by the folks over at BBLeaks. If you have nothing better to do today, might as well fire up app loader and check it out. *OS Disclaimer - Please Read: Keep in mind this is NOT an official release and as such is not...

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CrackBerry Reminder: What You May Have Missed This Week

CrackBerry Reminder: What You May Have Missed This Week

Lots of good things on the CrackBerry front this week. We saw a RIM "oops" on Facebook regarding the Tour 9650, some new leaked and official OS' and had a great podcast to keep our 2010 promise going strong. If you were out and about and missed what went down, hit up the links below for all the highlights. You still have time to get in on some contests as well, so be sure to leave a comment on...

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Road Mania: New Must-Have Game for the BlackBerry Storm!

Weekend Sale: Save $2.00 and Get Road Mania this weekend for only $2.99 >> [ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] The folks from Mobigloo, makers of such BlackBerry game classics as Nintaii, Next Dual Pack and Air Traffic Control, are back with a new game for BlackBerry Storm users called Road Mania. The goal of Road Mania is simple yet oh soooo challenging (and addictive and...

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BlackBerry Books That Will Help You Get BlackBerry Smart

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] I've got to do some cleaning this weekend and in looking around my mess of a home office I noticed I had a pile of BlackBerry-related books lying around. So I figured I'd kill two birds with one stone and while carrying them off to the bookshelf give them a few minutes of fame in youtube video primetime action. You can check out the video above for...

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The BlackBerry Bold 9700 Arrives in India

The BlackBerry Bold 9700 Arrives in India

A quick note for all of the good folks in India today (errr... well, yesterday technically). Looks like RIM has officially launched the BlackBerry Bold 9700 in India. Woohoo! The 9700 is now available nationwide in retail stores serviced by Redington India... Plus, it is now on hand at Airtel, Aircel, BSNL, Idea Cellular, Loop Mobile, MTNL, Reliance, Tata and Vodafone locations. For users of...

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Nokia Smartphones from the Perspective of a BlackBerrry User, Smartphone Round Robin

Talk about procrastination. My final Nokia review for the Smartphone Round Robin should have been up last Friday, but here it is a week late. Everytime I sat down to start writing it, I always managed to find a distraction compelling enough to pull me away. This one is definitely tough for me to write. For every other platform I've looked at over the past 6+ weeks that the Round Robin has...

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GPS Provider Nav4All Shut Down by Navteq for Good

GPS Provider Nav4All Shut Down by Navteq for Good

It looks like former GPS great Nav4All will be calling it quits for good in just a few days. In an email sent to all 27,625,631 customers, Nav4All stated that their contract with Navteq was not extended and that they will be shutting down completly. Apparently they had trouble coming to terms with the Nokia subsidiary, and since finding another source in such a short time isn't really an...

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Leaked: OS 5.0.0.464 for the Bold 9000 & 5.0.0.461 for the Curve 8900

Leaked: OS 5.0.0.464 for the Bold 9000 & 5.0.0.461 for the Curve 8900

Surprisingly as of late we've actually seen more official OS releases than leaks, but today we have an OS leak for both the Bold 9000 and Curve 8900. BerryMe has posted OS 5.0.0.464 for the Bold 9000 as well as 5.0.0.461 for the Curve 8900. If you're having a slow Friday, give these a go and let us know what you find out. No word of the good or bad, so drop a comment if you install on or the...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for January 29th, 2010!

BlackBerry App Roundup for January 29th, 2010!

Happy Friday all! Hope you're having a good week. Some really good BlackBerry apps to talk about this week, so lets get right down to it. Covered in this weeks' BlackBerry App Roundup are the following titles: Freebies of the Week: Download the Help Haiti App, BlackBerry Theme Store, acceleGraph In Case You Missed It: TripIt for BlackBerry, Foursquare for BlackBerry, Tvider Twitter...

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T-Mobile Soon To Offer Free BlackBerry Trackball Replacements

T-Mobile Soon To Offer Free BlackBerry Trackball Replacements

Good on T-Mobile USA for this one. T-MoNews is reporting come February 15th, T-Mobile USA will be launching free BlackBerry trackball replacement program for those out there who are still making use of either Pearl or Curve series devices. Specifically, the BlackBerry Pearl 8100/8120 and BlackBerry Curve 8320. Anyone having issues can head on down to their local T-Mobile retail store and...

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Guitar Studio For BlackBerry Looking For Beta Testers

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] This is so cool! LCAmobile is seeking out some beta testers for their new BlackBerry app, Guitar Studio. With Guitar Studio you can load Tab and Chordpro files onto BlackBerry and play them. Not only can you play them back but Guitar studio also has a guitar tuner, recorder and finally a 30,000+ chord library with fingering to guide you. If you'...

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CrackBerry Podcast 046: We talk Magnum Prototype, Tour 9650, Apple iPad, Avatar the Movie and More!

Bada bing bada boom.... two weeks go by and we're back with another CrackBerry.com Podcast! On this episode we plow through a bunch of the BlackBerry and other news that's popped up recently. We talk about that magnum video, that Tour 9650 unannouncement, cover a lot more BlackBerry stuff (Foursquare, 5.0 updates, RIM Twitter client, etc. etc.) and even talk some non-BlackBerry stuff like Apple'...

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BlackBerry Apps to use during Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics

BlackBerry Apps to use during Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics

If you haven’t heard by now, there’s something big coming to Vancouver in just over two weeks. Some kind of…winter….sport…..competition….thing. Vancouver 2010. I can’t believe that we found out about Vancouver –Whistler hosting the Winter Games, almost seven years ago. It’s amazing to think that the world will be looking in this direction and watching what I call home (hey you! Stop picking...

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WiFi_BTPower Schedules Your WiFi and Bluetooth Radio - 25 Free Copies

WiFi_BTPower Schedules Your WiFi and Bluetooth Radio - 25 Free Copies

WiFi_BTPower by Toysoft Development is a great solution for those who use WiFi/Bluetooth on their BlackBerry SmartPhone. The application allows you to control when you want your WiFi and Bluetooth radio on, saving your battery power. You can choose what days of the week, and the precise time you want these radios to turn off or on. This application is great for those who use their WiFi and/or...

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WhatsApp Smartphone-to-Smartphone Messenger Now Available for BlackBerry

WhatsApp Smartphone-to-Smartphone Messenger Now Available for BlackBerry

  WhatsApp has been available for the iPhone for quite some time, but it is just now making its way to BlackBerry as well. The app is still in the (very) early stages, so the UI and features leave a bit to be desired, but WhatsApp is delivering free smarthphone-to-smartphone messaging. What this means is that you will be able to send messages to all of your iPhone toting buddies for free....

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A Video Look At The BlackBerry "Magnum" Prototype

We've previously seen the pics of the BlackBerry "Magnum" prototype. But, just in case anyone out there needed more proof the device was at one point or another, on the BlackBerry roadmap Cellguru has done up a quick walkthrough video for everyone. Since there is no OS or anything loaded it's more of a hands on look at what could have been for the "Magnum" but RIM has since moved on. Rather...

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BlackBerry Master Control Program 0.9.3.0 Beta 4 Now Available

BlackBerry Master Control Program 0.9.3.0 Beta 4 Now Available

If you've ever modified your BlackBerry OS a little as a moderate to advanced user of BlackBerry smartphones you might be familiar with BlackBerry Master Control Program. If not, it's a great app for your computer that can help get at some of the inner workings of your BlackBerry OS to modify some stuff other apps simply cannot get at. After having used the app myself for a while now, I've...

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Shazam Encore Hits BlackBerry App World Offering Premium Features

Shazam Encore Hits BlackBerry App World Offering Premium Features

The music identification program that is Shazam has been available for a while now. But, their latest premium offering, Shazam Encore is a new addtion to their line up. When it was announced I was kind of left wondering what exactly was in Encore that was not available in the other versions. The free version allows for look up, purchasing and sharing music but the premium version, Encore adds...

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CrackBerry Poll: What do you think of Apple's new iPad?

CrackBerry Poll: What do you think of Apple's new iPad?

As a BlackBerry owner, What do you think of Apple's new iPad?(polls)    The Apple iPad - coming soon... Apple's big announcement has come and gone and its wake it has left us with the Apple iPad - a mobile tablet computer ebook reader thingy that looks like an oversized iPod Touch or iPhone. It'll run all of the iPhone's apps, also run iPad-specific apps and will be available in models...

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