Mobile coupon provider Shooger now available for BlackBerry

Mobile coupon provider Shooger now available for BlackBerry

  Mobile coupon provider Shooger announced today the availability of their new BlackBerry application. Shooger allows consumers to find money-saving deals on various products and services. The app includes location based offers and displays coupons on your device to show to merchants. Categories include restaurants and bars, home improvement, travel, sports & recreation and more. Features...

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Bell releases BlackBerry app for Canadiens fans

Bell releases BlackBerry app for Canadiens fans

Bell has released a BlackBerry app to help Montreal Canadiens fans get more out of their hockey season. The free app brings fans closer to the game and keeps them informed with the latest news. Users will have access to all scores, news and team stats in addition to live game broadcasts. The coolest part of the app perhaps is the interactive features. Fans can post photos through the app that...

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Newsy app for BlackBerry released

Newsy app for BlackBerry released

  Newsy, the multi sourced news service has recently released their BlackBerry application. Now available in BlackBerry App World as a free download, BlackBerry users can get caught up on the latest news through the daily video short clips offered by Newsy. As mentioned in the press release: “In addition to the enormous success of our iPad, iPhone and Android apps, we continue to meet...

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Verizon now offering the BlackBerry Curve 3G (9330) in fuchsia

Verizon now offering the BlackBerry Curve 3G (9330) in fuchsia

Indicated on the initial press release as "coming soon", Verizon Wireless now has the BlackBerry Curve 3G 9330 available in fuchsia. Can't say I'll be picking one up but, if fuchsia is your kinda color you can pick one up on the cheap. The BlackBerry 6 capable (OS 5 preloaded) device will set you back only $29.99 on a new 2 year contract and if that isn't enough to seal the deal they are also...

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*Beta* Allerta inPulse Smartwatch for BlackBerry Shows Up On Video (and yes, of course CrackBerry has one too)

We've been talking about the inPulse Smartwatch for BlackBerry (aka "the BlackBerry watch") since we first posted the renderings of it almost a year ago. For those who've been waiting anxiously to be able to buy one of these bad boys, things are getting closer.  The watch is currently in a closed beta. While the beta testers weren't supposed to do any sort of reviews or posts on the watch...

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Virgin Mobile holiday line up confirms BlackBerry Bold 9780 launch date and pricing

We've seen this date and pricing before but now, seeing the ad puts a little bit more confirmation into it. Virgin Mobile in Canada will be releasing the BlackBerry Bold 9780 on October 21st, in time for the holidays. Price will be set at $149.99 on contract or with Virgins Supertab offerings and will also be available in white according to the ad. Of course, we're overlooking the fact the ad...

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iSkin Vibes for BlackBerry Review

iSkin Vibes for BlackBerry Review

Hands-On Review of the iSkin Vibes for the BlackBerry Bold 9700! [ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Looking for a high quality skin for your phone? If so, I'd definitely recommend checking out iSkin Vibes for BlackBerry. They're available for *most* BlackBerry Smartphone models, and while more expensive than the standard OEM BlackBerry Skin, there is a lot of value in them for the...

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India extends RIM's deadline to January; Unlikely to give in

India extends RIM's deadline to January; Unlikely to give in

Tensions between India and RIM build up as the deadline for RIM to provide a solution to the governmental needs of India is extended to January 2011. An official of the department of communications in India said "[RIM] has till January to put all interception solutions in place." This shows how India is very serious about gaining access to monitor BlackBerry traffic, and is unlikely to give in...

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BlackBerry Accessory Roundup - Win a Leather Pocket Pouch for your BlackBerry

Contest: Want the best mix of style and protection for your device? Leave a comment and you could win a BlackBerry Leather Pocket Pouch! Pretty much every BlackBerry user has a case of some sort. Be it a skin case or hard case there is usually a reason behind it. Some choose their case for style, while others need protection. Depending on your job and your needs there is a case that will be...

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Chat for Facebook now available in BlackBerry App World

Facebook chat is probably one of the best ways to keep in touch with friends. Not many other IM apps for BlackBerry handle it very well, so having a dedicated app for it is a welcome relief. Chat for Facebook lets you do just what it says. The app is only for Facebook chat and it has a pretty decent interface and easy to use options. Install, login and you're ready to roll. The chat view shows...

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Show Me the Images updated to version 1.3

Jerome let us know that his awesome app Show Me the Images has been updated to version 1.3. The new update brings some new features as well as fixes to keep things running strong. In case you've never heard of it, Show Me the Images lets you automatically show images in your emails so you don't have to choose to download them. You can choose to download for all emails, or create a "safe list"...

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Contest Winners - Fast Torch, PlayBerry, PC-Keypad, and more!

Contest Winners - Fast Torch,  PlayBerry, PC-Keypad, and more!

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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ESPN Radio for BlackBerry now available

ESPN Radio for BlackBerry now available

  I've been waiting on this one for quite a while and can happily say that ESPN Radio for BlackBerry is now available. With this new app you can fire up ESPN Radio no matter where you are right from your device and keep in touch with all the latest happenings in sports. The app features live broadcasts of loads of ESPN stations across the country. Listen to college football games, ESPN...

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BlackBerry theme roundup for October 11, 2010 - 50 copies of SLATE up for grabs!

Contest: 50 Copies of SLATE to be won. Leave a comment! It's hard to believe we are almost at the mid-point of October already! Halloween is quickly approaching and to celebrate next week's Roundup will be full of themes dedicated to the holiday. Be sure if you have created a Halloween theme or you found one you love, send it in! In the meantime, here is this week's collection of themes. Don't...

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Hedone Design V2 – Free birthday theme

Hedone Design V2 – Free birthday theme

HedoneDesign is celebrating their birthday by offering a free version of their Hedone Design V2.0 theme. This is a great theme that uses their signature "Scalpel" icon-set (named for its sharpness), is fast and sleek in its design and, as they advertise, is straight out of a science fiction novel. Application icons seem to pop out against the off-white background and the grey home-screen icons...

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BlackBerry smartphones save UK Police £112m per year

BlackBerry smartphones save UK Police £112m per year

According to RIM, the UK Police force is able to save around £112m a year by using BlackBerry smartphones. Rory O'Neill, Senior Director of Business Marketing (EMEA) at RIM, spoke to eWeek and stated that one in six officers carry around a BlackBerry and out of the 56 police forces in the UK, 44 of them use BlackBerry technology and applications. The use of BlackBerry smartphones has...

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Backing up 3rd party applications on your BlackBerry

Backing up 3rd party applications on your BlackBerry

Now that we've learned to backup and restore device data using Desktop Manager 6, it's time to review how quick and simple it is to do the same thing with third-party applications. No matter what the reason, this will save you the hassle of downloading everything all over again. However, when upgrading to an entirely new OS (i.e. OS4 to OS5, OS5 to OS6) you will need to check on...

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LEDArt.me - Create and share simple pictures on your BlackBerry

LEDArt.me - Create and share simple pictures on your BlackBerry

LEDArt.me is a fun little application from Mobile Enhancement Studios that was just released in the CrackBerry store. Using the 15 colors provided, you can create pictures one pixel at a time. Draw whatever your heart desires, save a copy, and email it to your friends. (Note: I found you have to be sure you set all permissions to "allow" and save a copy of the image before you email it or it...

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Bplay releases iBerry 4 theme for BlackBerry

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] There are a ton of BlackBerry users out there that love the function and versatility of their device, but really like the interface of the iPhone. If this describes you, then this theme is one you'll want to check out. bPlay has just released an update to their popular iBerry theme. iBerry 4 has a home dock with 5 user customizable icons and a cool...

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Sprint to launch BlackBerry Oxford (Style) October 31st?!

Sprint to launch BlackBerry Oxford (Style) October 31st?!

According to some newly leaked slides, it looks like the BlackBerry Oxford (aka Style, 9670) will be arriving in Sprint stores October 31st. We've known BlackBerry Oxford to be the codename for the device all along but, the BlackBerry Style name is no longer present here on the these slides. That said, we're left wondering if the device will actually now launch as the Oxford or if the Oxford...

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