BlackBerry Storm 2 Arrives In Verizon Infomanager System

BlackBerry Storm 2 Arrives In Verizon Infomanager System

The CrackBerry forums have been a buzz with regards to the Storm 2. This time around that October 21st release has just a little bit more weight behind the possibility of it being correct though you might want to read this post before you get too excited. Tarheelace has stated that the Verizon Infomanager system was recently updated with the above documents, which again shows October 21st as...

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Facebook 1.7 Now Available for Download!

Facebook 1.7 Now Available for Download!

* Update: Facebook 1.7 is now live on the App World client as well! * There were some rumors floating around the forums that Facebook 1.7 would make its debut today, and it looks like they panned out to be true! The update isn't live on App World just yet, but you can download it by visiting blackberry.com/facebook or m.facebook.com on your BlackBerry's web browser. So what's new?...

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Weekend Sale: Get Fierce Towers for 50% Off - Only $2.49!

When I headed out to San Diego last week for CTIA, I loaded up Fierce Towers onto my BlackBerry while waiting to board the plane. Good idea - the hours flew by. If you've never played a tower defense strategy game before, I highly suggest trying one out. It's a lot of fun, challenging and addicting. And good news... this weekend you can grab Fierce Towers for BlackBerry for 50% off! That...

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BlackBerry Storm 2 Image Gallery

BlackBerry Storm 2 Image Gallery

Full Photo Gallery of BlackBerry Storm2 - Lots of BlackBerry Comparisons! It was a mad dash to get our BlackBerry Storm2 Review up, which left me a short on time to put together the full BlackBerry Storm2 image gallery along with the initial post. Below you can find the complete gallery, which includes some more Storm2 pictures along with comparisons to other current BlackBerry smartphone...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for October 16th, 2009!

BlackBerry App Roundup for October 16th, 2009!

Holy schmokers folks, what a great week. The Storm2 has hit the interwebs in full force, and Kevin put up a stellar review. There's also been quite a lot of Bold 9700 news, among all the other goodness on this week. As per usual, lots going on within the BlackBerry App scene, so lets get right down to it. Covered in the App Roundup this week are the following titles: In Case You Missed It:...

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BlackBerry Storm 2 Unboxing

I know, I know... smartphone unboxing videos are a little pointless/lame, but seriously, how could I first lay eyes on a new BlackBerry and not capture that first 90 seconds of pure joy on HD?! So for all the BlackBerry Storm2 chasers out there, here's a look at my Verizon BlackBerry Storm2 9550 getting unboxed when I first received it on October 15th! Keep in mind this is not the way it will...

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All Hedone Design Themes 50% Through October 22nd

All Hedone Design Themes 50% Through October 22nd

As part of their ongoing birthday celebration (celebrating your birthday for more than one day is definitely our style) Hedone Designs is running a huge 50% off sale on all their themes. The sale runs now through October 22nd, and you can choose from any theme in the Hedone arsenal. You can pick from great themes like DigitalPro, Halloween, BussFast and more. Almost all of the themes sell...

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BlackBerry Bold 9700 on Bell Mobility's HSPA Launch List

BlackBerry Bold 9700 on Bell Mobility's HSPA Launch List

BGR got hold of Bell's action-packed HSPA handset launch list, and it sports some BlackBerry Bold 9700 goodness. There are no solid details, but a shipping date of October 30th and launch date of November are listed. It looks like the 9700 will go run you $399.95 on contract, or $599.95 retail. Not wanting to be outdone, the Bold 9000 makes an appearance on the list as well. It seems to me...

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Contest: m[i]Berry Theme - 50 Free Copies

One "happy Friday" contest before everyone hits the road for the weekend. Tony at Cocky Culture themes has created a great new theme titled m[i]Berry. The theme is custom from head to toe, with great icons, a clean banner and custom meters. The homescreen is totally customizable and the theme is 100% wallpaper friendly. I'm sure you all see where the inspiration came from, but at least its...

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BlackBerry Swiss Army Knife (BBSAK) v1.6 Released

BlackBerry Swiss Army Knife (BBSAK) v1.6 Released

A few months back we first checked out JL_Cmdr replacement BBSAK. We got word today that RIMGeeks have released an update to include some new features. BBSAK is a windows app that allows experienced users to tweak their device by accessing COD files, loading OS' and more. The new updates include: Brand New Tabbed Layout for better organization Animated app expansion Multiple COD install...

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BlackBerry Messenger 5.0 Stress Test - The Aftermath

* If you haven't yet, be sure to first read BBM Stress Test Part 1 and BBM Stress Test Part II * A week after embarking upon the mission of discovering the max number of contacts BlackBerry Messenger 5.0 can handle, I'm calling it quits on the experiment. It started off fun, grew a little difficult as my BlackBerry Bold began to bog down, and eventually the device just couldn't take it...

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Air Canada Releases Application for BlackBerry Smartphones

Air Canada Releases Application for BlackBerry Smartphones

Air Canada announced the release of their new BlackBerry application today. Customers will be able to access numerous features from within the application, expediting their travel and making for a better overall experience. With the Air Canada application, you can easily check flights, receive notifications, check in, find flights, book flights and more. You can customize for various...

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Cameraless BlackBerry Bold Available from AT&T This Friday

Cameraless BlackBerry Bold Available from AT&T This Friday

Following in the footsteps of Verzion's non-camera 8830WE and Tour, it looks like AT&T will be making a cameraless BlackBerry Bold available this Friday. From their @BizSoltions Twitter account, AT&T dropped this tweet earlier today: "Starting Friday -- BlackBerry Bold will be available from AT&T in a model without a camera, for secure workplaces." This could be a welcome...

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Leaked: OS 5.0.0.273 for the BlackBerry Tour 9630

Leaked: OS 5.0.0.273 for the BlackBerry Tour 9630

If you didn't get in on the OS 5.0 action yet, you may want to give it a go this time around. It has been less than a month since we saw OS 5.0.0.230 leak for the Tour, and today OS 5.0.0.273 for the Tour 9630 surfaced on the web. Reports are mixed on this one, so be sure to let us know how it works out for you. As always, use caution when installing a leaked OS. *OS Disclaimer - This is an...

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New Metallic Theme From JC Designs - 100 Free Copies

John from JC-Designs reached out to me a few days ago, mentioned it's been a while since he has made a theme but wanted me to have a look at his latest, Metallic. As always with all of Johns work, I was impressed with the time and detail put into this one. First off you have customized icons, sliding docks and hidden areas all which blend awesomely. Secondly, all icons are user customizable...

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FlipOff Silences Your Storm When Its Turned Over

I got word of a cool app called FlipOff by Backroom Software that lets you disable features on your Storm just by laying it down. FlipOff lets you choose to disable SMS, phone calls, radio, emails, vibration, alerts and more. You can customize it the way you like, place your Storm face down on a table or desk and that's that. As soon as it is face down, FlipOff will act according to your...

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Mobiola xPlayer - An Alternative Media Player for BlackBerry Smartphones with Live Radio and Podcasts

Mobiola xPlayer is no new kid on the block. Back when OS 4.5 was set to be released this application was just entering an early beta stage and now, the betas continue but the product is already well developed. A few things have been added to xPlayer in it's time, and the feature set for this application has rounded out nicely and makes for a great alternative to the BlackBerru built in media...

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Hedone Designs Spectacularly Spooky Halloween Theme

Hedone Designs Spectacularly Spooky Halloween Theme

After wrapping up his free Hedone Designs birthday theme, it was back to the grind for Hedone. This time around he cranked out an awesome new Halloween theme which is totally unique in design. Flying bats, pumpkins, witches and more set this theme off from the rest to give it plenty of character for the Halloween season. You'll want to check it out for the full effect of course, but mixed with...

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Jerry sent this in and I must say it made me laugh a bit. Everyone's favorite gameshow The Price Is Right featured none other than the Verizon Guy sporting a BlackBerry Tour during the Showcase Showdown. Check out the video as the Verizon Guy touts the "global BlackBerry Tour" while presenting a showcase to the contestants - very cool! Thanks Jerry!

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PictureLink - Speed Dials and Shortcuts On Your Homescreen

If you're like me you make a ton of phone calls every day, and you may have trouble remembering speed dial numbers or get frustrated searching your contact list. PictureLink by Toysoft hopes to end the frustration by creating icon shortcuts for contacts right on your homescreen. You can assign any image you'd like to the contact, click the icon and it dials - thats it. All your important...

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