BlackBerry App World v2.1.1.2 now available for download

BlackBerry App World v2.1.1.2 now available for download

I was wondering why BlackBerry App World was acting a little strange today. As it turns, Research In Motion temporarily removed BlackBerry App World from -- well, BlackBerry App World and made it not downloadable during that time. Now that it has returned, users are getting the notification that BlackBerry App World v2.1.1.2 is now available for download. At this time no change log is...

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Three UK leaked roadmap has the Wi-Fi only BlackBerry PlayBook arriving in June

If there was any doubt remaining about when the BlackBerry PlayBook was launching in the UK, the above image should put some folks minds at ease. Taken from their leaked roadmap, Three UK has the BlackBerry PlayBook in the Wi-Fi only flavor pegged for a June release date. This timeline does back up the rumors circulating over the past few days about a June UK launch. All we can do now is hope...

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BlackBerry Protect now available in Europe and the Middle East

BlackBerry Protect now available in Europe and the Middle East

When BlackBerry Protect launched as an open beta a few weeks back, the service was limited to BlackBerry users in the Americas only. Now, however, the service was expanded to support Europe as well as the Middle East. This only leaves out BlackBerry users in Asia, but rest assured BlackBerry Protect will arrive there at some point too. And remember, when used consistently and correctly, your...

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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 GetGlue for BlackBerry app now available for download RIM BlackBerry for Business Webcast talks PlayBook, Enterprise and cloud services Facebook v2 for BlackBerry Enters Limited Beta today for lucky Beta Zone Members RIM advises disabling JavaScript in your BlackBerry browser after exploit discovered Official OS 6.0.0.448 for the Bold 9700, 9780 and Torch 9800...

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Looking for a challenging puzzle game? Try Room Escape by Ivywire!

Looking for a challenging puzzle game? Try Room Escape by Ivywire!

You're locked inside a mysterious room, with no obvious way out. There are ordinary objects all around you, but how can you use them to escape? It almost sounds like a movie or a dream, but really it's a puzzle! Room Escape by Ivywire is a game that's sure to challenge you and make your brain work overtime. Clicking on some of the furniture and objects in the room moves them to reveal pieces...

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MyCart by AppGenius - Create, save and share all your lists directly on your BlackBerry!

I might be one of the few people out there that actually enjoys grocery shopping.  I can't tell you though how many times I have sat down and made a shopping list and then realized when I got to the store I left it at home. I'd even given up making lists, but inevitably I return home and have forgotten to buy a key item. So either way, I was losing. Then I discovered MyCart for BlackBerry....

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BlackBerry First Steps: How to Setup Wi-Fi on OS6

BlackBerry First Steps: How to Setup Wi-Fi on OS6

Every day, thousands will pick up a new BlackBerry. For a good many of them, this will be their first BlackBerry; maybe even their first smartphone. We've all had that first day; poking and prodding a new BlackBerry, trying to figure out how it works. This series aims to make that process a bit easier.  Do you experience "blind spots" (no internet, email, or BBM) on your carrier? Are you...

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Xobni for Gmail enters private beta - Other platform versions coming soon

Xobni for Gmail enters private beta - Other platform versions coming soon

One of the Crack Team's favorite apps just got favoriter (not quite a word but it sounded good in my head). Xobni for Gmail has started a private beta, and just like the Outlook version, if you're a Gmail user you'll now be able to keep your email contacts in sync with your BlackBerry. The Xobni for Gmail plugin works with Chrome and Firefox and easily keeps all your contacts plugged into...

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Case-Mate Smooth Case for BlackBerry Bold 9780 and Bold 9700

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] The Case-Mate Smooth Case for the BlackBerry Bold 9700 & 9780 is a plain and simple, get the job done kind of case. It features a 2-part snap-on design that gives you some extra beef and protection on your device. Just slide the device in, snap on the bottom and you're ready to roll. There are openings for all the ports and it adds some good...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for March 18, 2011 - Win a free copy of Mega Knight by MMMOOO!

Welcome back to this week's BlackBerry App Roundup! The past week brought several updates to popular apps including Twitter for BlackBerry, Foursquare for BlackBerry, Shortcut Me, and Facebook v2 for BlackBerry. If you haven't checked those out yet, you're going to want to be sure to do it. Twitter and Facebook were rolled out via BlackBerry Beta zone so if you haven't signed up there yet and...

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GroupMe for BlackBerry in open beta

GroupMe for BlackBerry in open beta

GroupMe is a group texting and conference call application available for iOS and Android devices that recently entered into an open beta for BlackBerry. It’s like a private chat room over SMS, or reply-all text messaging. GroupMe enables you to organize and communicate with groups of people right on your device. Even people without a smartphone can participate by creating their groups online....

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Follow the NCAA Men's tournament with ScoreMobile on your BlackBerry

Follow the NCAA Men's tournament with ScoreMobile on your BlackBerry

  While there aren't any specialized apps for keeping up with the NCAA men's tourney this year, you can certainly get all the latest scores and updates on your BlackBerry. Once again ScoreMobile comes through for BlackBerry users. The just updated free app provides up to the minute scores and tournament standings right on your device. You can check out schedules, rankings, injury updates,...

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EasySmileys: Add some flourish to your texts, emails, and status updates

EasySmileys: Add some flourish to your texts, emails, and status updates

When it comes to expressing yourself via email, text, Facebook and Twitter, why not show everyone how you feel instead of using 140 characters to tell it. No matter what mood you're in, adding smileys or text embellishments is the perfect way to get your point across. With EasySmileys by LaurentCie you can insert characters without the trouble of typing on the keyboard or fumbling with the...

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RIM BlackBerry for Business Webcast talks PlayBook, Enterprise and cloud services (listen to full audio)

Today RIM held a webcast to talk a bit on the BlackBerry PlayBook and its use in the business/Enterprise space. We heard from Alec Taylor, RIM's Vice President, Software, Services and Enterprise talk about PlayBook for enterprise and new initiatives that RIM is working on to bring more cloud-based services to the BlackBerry Platform (it was interesting to see such a heavy emphasis on the...

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Win a BlackBerry PlayBook and a trip to see Foo Fighters courtesy of Best Buy

If you're looking for more ways to enter to win a BlackBerry PlayBook Best Buy has your answer. Rewards Zone members can enter to win a grand prize package of tickets to see Foo Fighters along with a shiny new BlackBerry PlayBook. 20 first prize winners can also win a PlayBook bundle that includes the tablet, a convertible case and BlackBerry charging pod. Ten grand prize winners will...

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STEALTHbits - The fresh new kid in the BlackBerry Monitoring and Reporting Game

STEALTHbits - The fresh new kid in the BlackBerry Monitoring and Reporting Game

You may have heard of the current players in this space. BoxTone and ZENprise. They have been around for a long time and have established client bases of satisfied customers. However it is always good to bring up our heads and look around for a fresh approach, and a fresh approach is what STEALTHbits gives you. History STEALTHbits started life as a company that monitored and reported on...

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Official OS 6.0.0.461 for the BlackBerry Bold 9780 from Bharti Airtel

Official OS 6.0.0.461 for the BlackBerry Bold 9780 from Bharti Airtel

Looks like this one flew under the radar last week, but Bharti Airtel has officially released OS 6.0.0.461 for the BlackBerry Bold 9780. This is the latest and greatest so if you're rocking a Bold 9780 then have at it. Reports look to be good thus far. If you do install be sure to swing by the forums and let us know how it is. As always, use caution when updating your device. Download OS 6.0...

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Microsoft drops charge for syncing BlackBerry with Office 365

Microsoft drops charge for syncing BlackBerry with Office 365

On Wednesday Microsoft announced on their Office 365 blog that they will be dropping the additional cost they were charging customers to sync their BlackBerry smartphones calendar and address book. We have exciting news for Microsoft Online Services customers. We are in the process of updating pricing for Hosted BlackBerry Service for Exchange Online to make this service available free of...

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