BlackBerry Desktop Manager 6 now available for download

BlackBerry Desktop Manager 6 now available for download

After a few weeks of waiting and a leak or two, BlackBerry Desktop Manager 6 is now available for download. This version is for the PC, so Mac users are still left with what they have. The latest and greatest adds some cool features and a totally revamped design as well as support for the Torch 9800. Updates include: An improved, simpler design for the software Added BlackBerry Media...

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Trapster 4.0 update adds additional road hazard warnings

Trapster 4.0 update adds additional road hazard warnings

  Trapster is a popular application that is designed to help keep you from getting a ticket. As they travel, users are alerted of potential speed traps that they may encounter. Like the friendly high beam alerts from oncoming traffic, fellow Trapster users can submit speed traps, cameras, check points or other “points of interest” for others to take note of while they drive. Trapster was...

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US Weekly delivers celebrity news through BBM

US Weekly delivers celebrity news through BBM

This is the first time I've seen something like this, and I can't decide if it's cool or would be totally annoying. US Weekly has embraced BlackBerry and is offering daily celebrity updates via BBM. All you need to do is add their PIN (226B95C0 or scan the barcode) and you will get updates right to your BBM. Pretty cool huh? I'm not one to keep up on the celebs but I suppose if thats your...

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BlackBerry theme roundup for Aug 10th, 2010 - 50 copies of Xis to be won!

BlackBerry theme roundup for Aug 10th, 2010 - 50 copies of Xis to be won!

Contest: 50 Copies of Xis to be won. Leave a comment! Another week, another roundup. With last week's "release" of the BlackBerry OS 6 icons, we've seen a flood of new themes coming out, both updated versions of previous themes, and new OS6 "clone" versions. I have a few of them collected for you, and one or two that have nothing OS6 about them. Hit the jump and take a look! Bold...

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Contest Winners - Antennagate, Evolution OS6 and BuddyGuard Pro

Contest Winners - Antennagate, Evolution OS6 and BuddyGuard Pro

Here are the winners from last weeks round of contests. If you won you will be receiving an email either directly from us or the retailer/developer directly in the next few days. If for some reason you don't receive an email within 7-14 days (be sure to check your spam/junk folder just in case, and verify your registered address associated with your CrackBerry account) you can email us at...

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BlackBerry Bluetooth headphone showdown

BlackBerry Bluetooth headphone showdown

BlackBerry Bluetooth headphone showdown[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]Let's say you're in the market for Bluetooth stereo headphones. Good choice. You'll be releasing yourself from the tyranny of wires and ending the saga of headphones yanked from ears and BlackBerrys yanked from desks. But gaining the freedom to walk about and audio controls as close as your right ear comes at a...

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FileScout 2.0 - Updated to support BlackBerry 6 and new features. Win 1 of 35 free copies!

With BlackBerry 6 well on it's way now, we'll be seeing a lot of applications get updated with some new features and new support. One such application that I'm rather happy to see get updated so quickly is FileScout. Matthias, has released v2.0 of FileScout which adds some new features to the app and ensure BlackBerry 6 support. New features include: RibbonBar for TouchScreen Devices (incl...

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T-Mobile officially announces release of the BlackBerry Curve 3G in the coming weeks

As expected, T-Mobile has officially announced that they too will be carrying the BlackBerry Curve 3G in the coming weeks. The announcement as posted on the T-Mobile press release website: Bellevue, Wash. — Aug. 9, 2010T-Mobile is excited to announce the upcoming retail availability of the BlackBerry Curve 3G – a practical yet functional option to help manage the hectic pace of work and...

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How Do You Use Your BlackBerry: How do you primarily charge your device?

How Do You Use Your BlackBerry: How do you primarily charge your device?

How do you primarily charge your BlackBerry Smartphone?online surveys   One of the first accessories I purchased with my 8830WE way back when was a BlackBerry charging pod. I've never been a big fan of having to plug in my devices, so I immediately fell in love with the little guy. Being able to just drop in the device and let it charge is as easy as it gets. I've tried other solutions...

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Telus releases free CFL mobile app for BlackBerry - Keep up to date with all the latest news, scores and more

I live for my CFL football games, being a diehard supporter of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. Heck, I've even created a custom Bombers theme for my Dad, which he rocks at every Bomber home game. I caught wind of this app on Twitter the other day and promptly installed on my 9700.Packed full of news, schedules, scores, and standings, the app provides fingertip access to everything a CFL fan could...

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RIM 'BlackPad' tablet shipping in November, priced at $499?

RIM 'BlackPad' tablet shipping in November, priced at $499?

In between all of the ongoing phone rumors sits the much debated "BlackPad" rumors. The latest comes in from Apple Daily stating that the RIM tablet (maybe BlackPad, maybe not) will be shipping as early as November of this year and be priced at $499. The tablet is said to be sporting a 9.7 inch display along with Bluetooth, Wifi and front and rear facing cameras. We've heard so much...

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Add a battery indicator to your homescreen with SmartBIndie - 100 free copies to be won!

Quite Simple has brought out some extremely useful little apps, some of which I have covered here before, like SmartBDocs.Utility apps make our devices that little bit better, and sometimes make our lives a little bit easier, and their latest application aims to do both, with a simple addition to your BlackBerry homescreen. Similar to an app like BatteryEx, this tiny app adds a notifier to...

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For your chance to win a BlackBerry Torch 9800, simply login to CrackBerry.com and leave a comment to this blog post! [ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] The BlackBerry Torch 9800 goes on sale from AT&T this Thursday, August 12th, but one lucky CrackBerry reader won't have to fork out any $$$ to call the latest BlackBerry their own. We're giving one away! For your chance to win an...

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RIM Introduces the BlackBerry Curve 3G Smartphone!

RIM Introduces the BlackBerry Curve 3G Smartphone!

No surprise here considering Rogers in Canada already announced the new BlackBerry Curve last week, but this morning it became official on a Research In Motion level. Like the Pearl 3G, the new BlackBerry Curve will be known as the BlackBerry Curve 3G. It's the next generation of the 8500 series, which basically remains the same entry level device as the 85xxx, but now has 3G. Also, while the...

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Best of Smartphone Experts, 8 August 2010

Droid 2 "coming soon," leaked, leaked again, leaked some more and finally as dummy phones at Best Buy. Leaked HTC phone may be a Verizon world phone. Have questions about the Evo 4G Froyo upgrade? BlackBerry Torch Review BlackBerry 6 Review, FAQ and New Features Full BlackBerry Torch Coverage...

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Waterproof BlackBerry case head to head - Aquapac vs. Overboard Waterproof Case

Waterproof BlackBerry case head to head - Aquapac vs. Overboard Waterproof Case

Waterproof BlackBerry case head to head - Aquapac vs. Overboard [ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]Today I am reviewing the Aquapac and the OverBoard aquatic cases. Although these two cases are meant to serve the same purpose, these two cases have differences that would make you think otherwise. Let's get to the review!The first case I am going to discuss is the Aquapac. This case is big...

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CrackBerry reminder: What you may have missed this week - Torch, BlackBerry 6 and more Torch!!

What You May Have Missed BlackBerry Torch 9800 Hands-On Video First Look! >>  BlackBerry Torch 9800 First Impressions >>  BlackBerry Torch Review >>  BlackBerry 6 Review, FAQ and New Features >>  Comparison: WebKit Browser vs. the Competition  >>  AT&T BlackBerry Torch 9800 Video Unboxing! >>  BlackBerry Torch 9800 Images...

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Research In Motion reaches deal in Saudi Arabia?

Research In Motion reaches deal in Saudi Arabia?

Sure seems that way according to a report from MSNBC. The agreement, which was advised to MSNBC by a Saudi regulatory official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to discuss the details of the deal with the media, would have Research In Motion installing a BlackBerry server within Saudi Arabia. If this report is in anyway accurate and Research In Motion is...

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BlackBerry charging solution shootout

BlackBerry charging solution shootout

BlackBerry Charging Solution Shootout[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]Through many years and many BlackBerry devices I have never ventured beyond the factory charger. It has always been a point of frustration that the cable included with the BlackBerry has a straight tip, yet the Micro USB connection is on the side of most devices. This makes it awkward when charging and a few times led...

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