Foursquare for BlackBerry updated to version 1.9.5 with push notifications and more

Hot off the presses comes a fancy new update from foursquare. The new version sits at 1.9.5 and brings some great updates including push notifications. Users can now receive instant notifications via the BlackBerry push service. Updates include: Push Notification - Now receive check-in notifications instantly via BlackBerry's push notification service! Faster User and Venue Screens - Now...

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Iconify updated to v 1.46

Iconify updated to v 1.46

The Iconify application allows you to access your favourite websites, files/folders and contacts, with the use of a simple link on your homescreen. It’s faster than book marks, more powerful than hotkeys, able to leap tall buildings in a...wait, I’m thinking of something else now. Iconify can help you choose what type of contact you want to make; IconifyMailLink handles multiple email...

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BlackBerry theme roundup for Sept. 27th 2010 - 50 copies of BANdroid up for grabs!

Contest: 50 Copies of BANdroid to be won. Leave a comment! It's a busy week here at CrackBerry. Most of the team is off to San Francisco for DevCon, and we are all anxiously waiting to hear what news RIM has to share with us. I know a lot of people are are the edge of their seat to find out if the new Theme Studio will be released this week. Until that happens, all the BlackBerry Torch owners...

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Alarms brings added functionality and custom options to your Blackberry alarm

  As we all know the native BlackBerry alarms application is rather simplistic and extremely basic when it comes to features that it offers, and this does not meet everyones needs unfortunately. Previously it had been shown that additional alarms besides the one that is allowed in the alarms application could be added through your calendar, but for people with busy calendars this may not be...

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Contest Winners - ICONIC, Super Mario Bros v3.0, and Koncept!

Contest Winners - ICONIC, Super Mario Bros v3.0, and Koncept!

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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CrackBerry Coverage goes to San Francisco this week for the 2010 BlackBerry Developers Conference!

The Crack team has arrived in San Francisco safe and sound, and we're excited for the week ahead! Adam, Bla1ze, Isaac, Dave Peckens (our CrackBerry Idol winner!) and myself are all on hand to bring back the BlackBerry news as it happens. It's shaping up to be a good DevCon so let's hope for some big news! We'll be live blogging the General Session keynote, which takes place today (Monday) at...

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Best of Smartphone Experts, 26 Sept 2010

More Android OS updates than we can shake a stick at: Droid X Froyo update; Sprint Evo 4G; Verizon Fascinate; Samsung Captivate; Nexus One; Sprint Hero; Samsung Moment; LG Ally. The new HTC Sense. T-Mobile G2 available for preorder, in stores Oct. 6. CrackBerry App Awards Party this Wednesday! If you are going to be at BlackBerry...

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BlackBerry Style looking good on camera, stacked up against other models

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] It's not her first video appearance and you'll have your own opinion as to whether it looks good or not, but if you are craving to see more of the BlackBerry Style, keep reading. PoderPDA has namely put up a couple of videos on youtube showing the clamshell in all its glory. This particular device rocks firmware v6.0.0.203 and makes the Pearl Flip...

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BlackBerry Style 9670 appears in Sprint internal systems

BlackBerry Style 9670 appears in Sprint internal systems

Yesterday we saw the upcoming BlackBerry Style 9670 pass through the FCC systems. Today, we get an internal shot of Sprints imagery material database which shows us that the BlackBerry Style is set to get all gussied up for Sprint marketing. Word is once device reach this stage in the game, it's typically only a matter of a few weeks before the device gets announced and then another 60 days...

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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 Storm 9570 - Up close and personal pics >>  Rogers BlackBerry Torch 9800 dummy units have started to arrive >>  Dropbox for BlackBerry now available for download >>  BlackBerry Tablet, Storm 3, new OS and more to arrive at DevCon?! >>  Hands on with the Curve 3G 9330 running BlackBerry 6 >>  BlackBerry Bold 9780 given the...

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Review: BerryBuzz for BlackBerry Smartphones

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] It's been a while since we've checked out BerryBuzz for BlackBerry and there have been quite a few improvements and additions over the last few months. The app is without a doubt one of my favorite applications and one that I can seem to be without. I love being able to kill all the alerts on my device and just have different colored LEDs lighting...

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New batch of BlackBerry Torch commercials hit the airwaves

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] It seems like the BlackBerry Torch commercials just keep on coming. The latest round of spots features various users and the benefits of using the BlackBerry Torch. Some use it for the media, some for the BlackBerry Messenger. I love how RIM is marketing the device and showing off how anyone can use it. While it may not be the "future phone", it...

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BlackBerry 9670 strolls through FCC seeking approval

BlackBerry 9670 strolls through FCC seeking approval

The above image looks to be that of the BlackBerry 9670 in all it's clamshell glory. Also known as the BlackBerry Style, the BlackBerry 9670 is now showing up in the FCC database and is seeking approval. It carries the CDMA bands of Sprint and Verizon along with the test reports confirming that 802.11 b/g/n are on board as seen in the previously leaked UAProf documents. Love it or hate it, the...

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Vodafone UK delays the release of BlackBerry Torch as well

Vodafone UK delays the release of BlackBerry Torch as well

At this point it seems if you're on any carrier other then AT&T chances are your purchase of the BlackBerry Torch is going to be delayed. While we can't say exactly for certain the reasoning for it, it's certainly no longer just bound to Canadian carriers any more. Vodafone UK, which was set to release the BlackBerry Torch 9800 on September 27th has now updated their website to show that...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for September 24th, 2010! Win 1 of 50 copies of MiniNotes!

Howdy and welcome to the weekly app roundup! This week we’ve seen some mighty purdy pics of the BlackBerry Storm 9570 struttin around with OS 6, and even some Rogers dummy units of the Torch 9800. I was hoping to lasso one myself, but it looks like I’ll be chompin’ at the bit for another week, while I wait for the release date of September 30th. Maybe I can get the rest of the Crack Team to...

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PictureTimeStamp - Easily add text and logos to pictures on your BlackBerry!

PictureTimeStamp - Easily add text and logos to pictures on your BlackBerry!

PictureTimeStamp by Toysoft Development Inc is a really handy new app just released in the CrackBerry store. If you've ever had the need to watermark a picture on the go, or add time/date stamp to a picture, this application is perfect for you. Easy to set up, you'll be snapping pictures and adding text or logos to them in no time! Even pictures you have already taken can have the text or...

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Rogers BlackBerry Torch available September 30th

Rogers BlackBerry Torch available September 30th

In some other Canadian carrier Torch news, Rogers customers looking to pick up their BlackBerry Torch should be advised that Rogers has changed their release date as well now. Previously set for launch today, that date has now been changed to September 30th as per the information posted on their company blog and on the BlackBerry Torch landing page they have set up. With all the delay...

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CrackBerry App Awards Party this coming Wednesday! If you are going to be at BlackBerry DevCon or in San Francisco come on down!

Just a friendly reminder to anybody who is attending the BlackBerry Developer Conference or will be in San Francisco next Wednesday evening (Sept. 29th) to swing by the CrackBerry App Awards party. Hosted by our friends at xobni and sponsored by the BlackBerry Partners Fund (free booze!), the party will kick off at 7pm at xobni's headquarters (twitter's old offices). Shuttles will be running...

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Bell launches BlackBerry Torch for online sales only!

Bell launches BlackBerry Torch for online sales only!

In a weird twist of events, Bell this morning has posted the BlackBerry Torch 9800 online for sale. Although Bell had previously stated they would not release the device until October 1st, customers can now head on over to the Bell website and place their order for a brand new Torch with a shipment date of September 29th. To further the twist, retail locations will have the device available...

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