BlackBerry App Roundup for May 21st, 2010; Contest: 25 Copies of the Quelos Theme to be Won!

Howdy folks, hope everyone out there has had another great week. As per usual, lots of great stuff to talk about in the BlackBerry App Roundup. This week we have another theme giveaway from HedoneDesign... Be sure to answer our contest question for your chance to win! Covered this week in the BlackBerry App Roundup are the following titles: Giveaway of the Week: Quelos BlackBerry Theme...

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Ditto for BlackBerry Updated - Now with a 7 Day Free Trial

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]Ditto for BlackBerry is a very useful application, allowing you to have group chats via SMS. Setup is quick and easy. Simply add contacts to the chat, tag them, and start texting. This saves the confusion and hassle of having multiple one person SMS chats. Overall Ditto is a great solution to BBM Groups, especially if your friends SMS a lot from their non-...

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Leaked BlackBerry Bold 9800 Photos Show Off A Little More Of The Webkit Browser

Whoa. Early morning treat for all you BlackBerry Bold 9800 slider fans out there. Brought to us by the folks over at The Cellular Guru, we now have some nice clear shots of what is surely one of the first BlackBerry devices to have BlackBerry 6 on it when released. Running on the slider, as you can see from the above shot is the long awaited Webkit browser Research In Motion has been working...

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IDW Publishings Comic Catalog Arrives On BlackBerry - Star Trek, Transformers And More

Now this is cool. IDW Publishing has announced they will be bringing some great comics to the BlackBerry platform. If you're a Star Trek, Transformers or G.I. Joe fan you'll certainly dig this news. And yes, it's ok to admit you like any of the three mentioned, my personal favs are Star Trek and Transformers. Right now, the first in the graphic novel series, Star Trek: Countdown is readily...

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Quick Review: Case-Mate ID Case for the BlackBerry Tour 9630

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]Here is a quick look at the Case-Mate ID case for the Tour 9630. I have to say I was excited to get this one since I really only carry my ID and a credit card when I'm out. I figured having the cards right with my device all the time would be easy and keep me from losing them. I liked the case at first, but the more typing I did, the less attached I became...

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BlackBerry Desktop Manager for Mac Updated with "Fixes and Improvements"

BlackBerry Desktop Manager for Mac Updated with "Fixes and Improvements"

Not a huge update here, but it looks like Desktop Manager for Mac has a small upgrade available. The new update is listed as having some minor changes but still sits at version 1.0.3. You should be prompted to install upon starting up the software. BlackBerry® Desktop Software for Mac version 1.0.3 provides support for the Japanese, Korean, Simplified Chinese and Traditional Chinese...

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CrackBerry Named Best BlackBerry Blog in 2010 Wirefly Awards; Contest: We're Giving Our Prize to You!

Contest: Leave a comment to this post for your chance to win $250 in BlackBerry Accessories from ShopCrackBerry.com!! I'm one of those guys who believes in the power of positive thinking, so even on the day CrackBerry.com launched publicly and we had a grand total of five members our tag line was already the #1 Site for BlackBerry Users (& Abusers!). That said, it's always nice to...

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Review: Sprint BlackBerry Bold 9650

Review: Sprint BlackBerry Bold 9650

Hands On Review of the Sprint BlackBerry Bold 9650 The launch of the new BlackBerry Bold 9650 has been highly anticipated among the CDMA users on CrackBerry. The day has finally come where the masses can now add this new BlackBerry to their mobile communications arsenal. The Bold 9650 was announced at WES 2010 to be launching on Sprint starting on May 23rd. However we have known about the...

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How Do You Use Your BlackBerry Series: Holster or No Holster?

How Do You Use Your BlackBerry Series: Holster or No Holster?

    <a href="http://polldaddy.com/poll/3230774/" mce_href="http://polldaddy.com/poll/3230774/">Do you use a holster for your BlackBerry?</a><span style="font-size:9px;"><a href="http://polldaddy.com/features-surveys/" mce_href="http://polldaddy.com/features...

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Free AirPlane Mode App Turns Off Your Wireless Connections for Safe Flying

Many people are still not sure just why you have to turn off all personal electronic devices when taking off in an airplane. All we know is that time spent flying is time apart from our BlackBerry. I know when I travel, having my device tucked away, knowing that its off and not receiving emails is painful - but AirPlane Mode helps to ease the pain (kind of). While it won't keep you fully up...

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BlackBerry Pearl 3G Information Live From The Vodafone UK Launch Party

In Canada, many retailers have already started their ordering processes for the BlackBerry Pearl 3G. With pre orders being taken, shipments in transit and some folks even being able to score the devices in a small percentage of stores. Across the pond in the UK though, Vodafone is just revving up for their release of the sexy new BlackBerry Pearl 3G. Luckily, we've got some information to...

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Sprint BlackBerry Bold 9650 Video Unboxing and Overview!

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]The Sprint BlackBerry Bold 9650... it's finally here! CrackBerry's David Boyd is currently putting the new CDMA flagship full physical qwerty BlackBerry through its paces and is working on in-depth device review, so while we're waiting on that I figured it wouldn't hurt to get up David's Bold 9650 video unboxing and overview.   In addition to now having...

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Review: Jam for BlackBerry Smartphones

Review: Jam for BlackBerry Smartphones

Buy one get one. Two for one. Super Size your Extra Value Meal. Who doesn’t want to get the most for their money?? Even if you don’t need what’s on sale, at least you can say it was a bargain. It’s all about stretching your dollar further. “You can never have too much spam, even if it takes over your cupboards.” The same thing can be said about BlackBerry applications. You want to make...

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Fuchsia Red BlackBerry Curve 8520 Now Available from T-Mobile Online

Fuchsia Red BlackBerry Curve 8520 Now Available from T-Mobile Online

We saw this coming a few days ago, and today the Fuchsia Red Curve 8520 is officially available from T-Mobile. You can pick up the device on a new contract for $49.99 with included rebates. The 8520 is a great upgrade for those of you still holding on to an older device, but I'm sure many will be waiting on the upcoming white Bold 9700 or something else down the line. If you're on T-Mobile...

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BerryWeather Upgrade Sale - Upgrade to Version 2.2 for $1.99 Through May 21st

Been wanting to get the latest version of BerryWeather buy don't want to shell out $4? Well now through May 21st current users can upgrade to the latest version (v2.2) for just $1.99. This means if you've been hanging on to that old 1.x release for way too long, you can have all the latest features including homescreen wallpaper, weather alerts and more accurate weather conditions....

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[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]About a week back we posted up a video of the new Seidio Innocase Rugged for the Bold 9700. In the video I did a mini throwdown with an OtterBox Defender. Unfortunately all I had on hand was an old 8830 model, so it wasn't really a "true" comparison (as everyone let me know in the comments). So today we bring you round 2. I got my hands on a Defender...

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New Premium Theme From Elecite - Gizmo

New Premium Theme From Elecite - Gizmo

Aside from the stir they created with their most recent Storm 3 tales and mock ups, Elecite has released a new premium theme called Gizmo. Personally, I'm digging the colors used in this theme but it certainly has a few other features that many folks will certainly enjoy. As described by folks from Elecite: All of the homescreen icons in Gizmo are organized in a rack system. Each icon is...

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Official OS: BlackBerry Bold 9700 OS 5.0.0.586 Released By T-Mobile

Official OS: BlackBerry Bold 9700 OS 5.0.0.586 Released By T-Mobile

A little while back now, we let ya know that T-Mobile was getting set to update their BlackBerry Bold 9700 OS according to TMoNews. While the scheduled date of May 11th is was here and gone, folks no longer have to wait to grab the official goodness. You can now get the official release of OS 5.0.0.586 for your BlackBerry Bold 9700 if you haven't been willing to upgrade already to a newer OS....

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Contest: Win CrackBerry Kevins BlackBerry Bold 9700!

Contest: Win CrackBerry Kevins BlackBerry Bold 9700!

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]As I type this I'm anxiously awaiting the arrival of my shiny new WHITE BlackBerry Bold 9700. Summer is here and I'm excited as all heck to rock a white device while the weather is hot. But with the arrival of my new baby that means my original BLACK Bold 9700 is going to be in need of a new owner who will treat her with the same love and respect I've...

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