BlackBerry PlayBook 101: Personalizing your BlackBerry PlayBook

BlackBerry PlayBook 101: Personalizing your BlackBerry PlayBook

BlackBerry 101: BlackBerry PlayBook Personalization The BlackBerry PlayBook is yours (or soon will be) so of course you need to make it your own. Just like your BlackBerry Smartphone you can change up the settings, wallpaper and other options to tweak things to your liking. While you can't go crazy (just yet anyway) with themes and the like, you can play around a bit to make your PlayBook...

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BlackBerry Radio updated to v1.0.0.41 for select BlackBerry Beta Zone Members - Adds Nobex Radio Companion

If you were one of the select BlackBerry Beta Zone members chosen to test out BlackBerry Radio, then you'll be happy to hear it's been updated to v1.0.0.41. If you haven't heard of BlackBerry Radio, it is a radio station discovery application that integrates and streams some of your favorite digital radio stations (Corus, Slacker) all in one place for easy access. It even gives you the...

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BlackBerry PlayBook 101: Software Update

BlackBerry PlayBook 101: Software Update

BlackBerry PlayBook 101: Check out this guide for help on how to update the software on your BlackBerry PlayBook. [ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] When you first fire up your BlackBerry PlayBook you'll be required to do a software update. It doesn't take too long but it gets you the latest software so you're up to date. Updating the software is easy and only requires a few steps,...

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BlackBerry PlayBook 101: Setting Up Video Chat

BlackBerry PlayBook 101: Setting Up Video Chat

BlackBerry PlayBook 101: How to setup Video Chat on your BlackBerry PlayBook The BlackBerry PlayBook brings some awesome new features that we as BlackBerry users have never used on the platform before. Perhaps one of the biggest is video chat. While we haven't actually been able to play with it at all, we have briefly seen it on devices. Kevin came across it during CTIA and nearly had it...

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Contest winners: Weather Plus, Kino and TWP T-shirts, C point 1, and accessories!

Here are the winners from last week's 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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Adobe Photoshop Touch SDK announced, connects BlackBerry PlayBook with CS5

Adobe has been working very closely with Research in Motion for the past little while, so we really can't say we're surprised at the information they just announced surrounding the Photoshop Touch software development kit. The SDK works in conjunction with Photoshop CS5 and a new scripting engine that lets Android, BlackBerry and iOS tablets to interact with Photoshop on the desktop. iOS...

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Beat boredom and challenge your mind with Jigsaw Plus by Spice Labs

Beat boredom and challenge your mind with Jigsaw Plus by Spice Labs

After a long day's work, there are times where you just need to sit back, relax, and play a game to take your mind off things. Jigsaw Plus by Spice is one of those games. Based upon the classic puzzle-piece brain teaser, Jigsaw makes my long and unbearable train ride fly right by.   Jigsaw Plus is a jigsaw puzzle game where you choose the difficulty level and select your puzzle from a...

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[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Some really cool hands-on information showed up in the forums over the last couple of days. CB member theruined attended the LA PlayBook Training Event on Thursday and got to spend some one-on-one time with a BlackBerry PlayBook. He posted some video and some observations in the forums for us. Some highlights of what he found: No sign of video chat...

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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 BlackBerry Torch 2 hands-on photos RIM Launches BlackBerry Mobile Conferencing in the BlackBerry Beta Zone Leaked OS 6.0.0.534 for the BlackBerry Bold 9700 New BlackBerry Bold Touch hands-on photos Invite only BlackBerry PlayBook launch event Thursday April 14th in New York City Upcoming BlackBerry Messenger 6.0 brings a new look and features Clearing up the PlayBook...

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Skitrix by Pepper.pk - A challenging new word game for BlackBerry

Skitrix by Pepper.pk - A challenging new word game for BlackBerry

Word games are really popular on mobile devices. Pepper.pk just released one for BlackBerry that is already a top seller on other mobile platforms called Skitrix. With this game, letters fall from the top of the screen. Your goal is to form 3-7 letter words and when you do the words disappear. The more letters in a word, the more points you get. There are also tiles with red and blue "pills"...

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BlackBerry Bold Touch montana gets caught on video

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Been waiting to see more of the BlackBerry Bold Touch? Check out the video above that has now popped up. Seems as though all of these upcoming devices are just a little further along in production then intially thought, although -- with BlackBerry World coming up that doesn't really surprise us much since we're expecting to get some sort of official...

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Reminder: Win a Tablet of your choice from TouchType!

Reminder: Win a Tablet of your choice from TouchType!

Just a reminder, folks that to celebrate 1 million downloads of their SwiftKey keyboard app, TouchType is giving away a tablet each to THREE lucky winners! Which tablets? Whichever the winner chooses so long as they're available for purchase for up to $800 where he or she lives. iPad 2, PlayBook, Xoom, Galaxy Tab are all on the table. How do you enter? TouchType has put together a small...

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Some more BlackBerry Torch 2 images emerge for your viewing pleasure

On top of the bevy of spec sheets leaked today, the BlackBerry Torch 2 has been getting lots of camera time as well. We'd really like to say we're excited for this device as a whole but really, the other devices such as the BlackBerry Bold Touch and BlackBerry Touch excite us a tad bit more -- again, they're new designs and new hardware so they certainly have the lead advantage. No matter,...

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BlackBerry Torch 2 jennings spec sheet leaked

BlackBerry Torch 2 jennings spec sheet leaked

While the other two specs sheets leaked today were a little more important than this one as they came from new designs rather then a revamped one that doesn't mean they don't contain some nice info as well. We've seen plenty of the Torch 2 already to get a feel for it but now, we also know the codename associated to it. Jennings it is, with the numerical association as mentiond being 9810....

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Government workers may be forced to surrender BlackBerry devices if put on furlough

Americans are facing a potential government shut down tonight at midnight, as the deadline for the FY 2011 budget is ticking down. If Congress can't get a budget passed that Obama will sign off on, midnight tonight will mean many government employees will be put on furlough. Not only does this mean no work and potentially no pay for many thousands of people, it also means they will be cut...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for April 8, 2011 - We have 25 copies of DonTouch to give away!

Welcome to this week's BlackBerry App Roundup! This week our contest is courtesy of Fabian Heuwieser. He has sent us 25 copies of his fun app DonTouch to pass on to you! We have searched high and low and found some neat apps to share with you this week, so head on past the break to check them out and enter the contest! If you have an app you want to see featured in the roundup be sure to check...

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BlackBerry Touch monza full spec sheet leaked

BlackBerry Touch monza full spec sheet leaked

Getting the same treatment as the BlackBerry Bold Touch, the BlackBerry Touch monza / monaco has also now just had its full spec sheet leaked for all to see. Although at the top it does say Torch, that is presumably a typo in the information and this device now shows the model number 9860, where as the Torch 2 will carry the 9810 numbering. Naming of the processor appears to be left out on...

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BlackBerry 101: Charging your battery

BlackBerry 101: Charging your battery

You'd think that charging your BlackBerry is the easiest thing in the world, undeserving of a full BlackBerry 101 article. You plug in your power source and let it sit there. But for many of us, there are still some lingering questions about proper battery care. I come from a time when batteries weren't as smart as they are today. There were all sorts of secret tricks and rules you'd have...

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BlackBerry Bold Touch Dakota full spec sheet leaked

BlackBerry Bold Touch Dakota full spec sheet leaked

We've had glimpses of the specs for the BlackBerry Bold Touch before but, the finer details of it all were not found within any of that information. Now, the full line up of specs has been leaked online for everyone to get a good look at -- although, we do have to remind everyone that this information is of course subject to change. That said, have a look at the specs as they are listed now,...

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