CrackBerry Poll: Which upcoming BlackBerry Smartphone will you be buying?

Which upcoming BlackBerry Smartphone will you be buying?online survey With all the BlackBerry PlayBook talk over the last month or so, it's easy to let all of the phone news slip through the cracks. Lots of people are still buzzing about the PlayBook and the Tablet OS news certainly won't be trailing off any time soon, but I still like to keep things coming on the phone front as well. At...

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Win a free copy of DE-LEXION by Walker Themes - 30 copies up for grabs!

Not long ago we brought you a closer look at DE-LEXION by Walker Themes. One of the first of it's kind, this theme is set apart from others by the beautiful icons that reflect against the shiny dock. Not just stock icons either, but 3rd-party icons as well, which until recently, I had never seen done before. The home screen is fully stocked with a hidden today plus area, weather/profiles slot...

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If you travel frequently for business, you may know what it feels like to be headed to a new town, and not know anything about it. Sure, you could use Google and hunt around for information, but why do that when an app like What's It Like In… is available? This new app for the BlackBerry PlayBook by jbloomDesign is a good way to discover upcoming events, weather, and recent pictures on Flickr...

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BlackBerry Travel now available in over 40 countries

Bitten by the travel bug? Well, here is something for you and all the other keen travelers: BlackBerry Travel is now available in 45 different countries! Since its inception BlackBerry Travel has enjoyed a lot of attraction from numerous people worldwide, but to the disappointment of many, it was initially available only in North America, UK and Spain. But that should not matter anymore, as...

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Free AIR Browser file explorer for the BlackBerry PlayBook

AIR Browser for the BlackBerry PlayBook is a free file explorer utility that allows you to delve a bit deeper into your PlayBook's file system. With the app you can browse directories, cut, copy and paste files as well as rename and delete files/folders. The app runs super smooth and is pretty sweet for the price. Since the PlayBook doesn't really have any type of file manager, AIR Browser...

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  RIM has announced today that law firm Holzer Holzer & Fistel, LLC has launched an investigation for possible federal securities law violations. The firm claims that RIM had made false and misleading statements regarding some aspects of their business. The main focus of the investigation is if RIM knew but failed to disclose that they were having issues that were negatively impacting...

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Slacker Radio for BlackBerry updated to v4.0.736

Although I often switch between Slacker Radio and Pandora, the new services recently introduced by Slacker have caused me to use it more so then Pandora recently. The PlayBook app is great but the BlackBerry app for a while now has always some minor bugs within including a rather long start up time. The latest version, while not in BlackBerry App World as of yet has been released via the...

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If you're at all a fan of games like Scrabble or Boggle then WordMaster may be just right for you. This addictive word game for BlackBerry has two game modes (normal and classic) and tons of replay value. Search out words at quickly as you can and gains points along the way. Pull letters from the board to build your words, and as always, bigger is better. The price is a bit steep at $4.99, but...

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click for full sized image Following up last weekend's news about RIM recalling ~1000 BlackBerry PlayBook units, we got the above image sent into us on the good 'ole CrackBerry tip line. It seems PlayBook retailer OfficeMax, on their mission of being ready for any questions customers may walk in with, let sales associates know to direct customers asking PlayBook questions to CrackBerry.com...

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Installation and Review of BodyGuardz for the BlackBerry PlayBook [ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] I've been having a ton of fun this past month accessorizing my BlackBerry PlayBook. I've been experimenting with different cases, trying to decide which one is the best for everyday use and specific situations. And while I have been finding a lot of good solutions, I have also found...

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NFB Films app shares Canadian films, still hoards Jos Louis

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] The National Film Board of Canada is “Canada’s Public film producer and distributor”. For over 70 years it has delivered thousands of unique documentaries, animated films and more to the world. Growing up, I loved watching many of their children’s features on TV. I’m now able to watch them whenever I want through the NFB Films application on my...

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I recently downloaded Light Bulbs by Ajani InfoTech on my BlackBerry. This puzzle game really took me by surprise! Though the concept is easy enough to grasp, it's a challenge to find the solution in the shortest number of moves and the quickest time. Basically you have a grid of squares, each containing connectors, bulbs, and a power source. Your goal is to rotate all the squares into the...

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Get hockey scores on your wrist with the inPulse Smartwatch

It's Stanley Cup Playoff time and to celebrate the folks from InPulse have released an update for their InPulse Smartwatch that will keep you in the game, even when you're not supposed to be. Like at dinner, or at a movie. Essentially, an app for the InPulse Smartwatch is installed and paired with a special firmware for your BlackBerry which  will allow you to receive in-game scores right on...

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CrackBerry Reminder: What you may have missed this week

What You May Have Missed Amazon now taking pre-orders for the BlackBerry PlayBook arriving June 1 BlackBerry Theme Studio 6 Gold release coming todayTwitter 2.0 for BlackBerry now availableRIM sells through 250,000 BlackBerry PlayBooks according to RBCBlackBerry Bold 9900, apollo and monza all headed to T-MobileBlackBerry PlayBook to hit UK shores on June 16thRIM recalling over 900 faulty...

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Quick Review: Cogimap for the BlackBerry PlayBook

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]A good brain storming session is always a good way to wake up your brain. In some cases, it gives your brain a chance to clear the cobwebs, fold some laundry and throw out a slice of week old pizza that’s been hiding under its couch. To avoid forgetting whatever brilliant scheme you’re concocting, you may reach for a pen and a pad of paper to try and map...

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Zagat for BlackBerry updated to v8.0

Zagat is an application that lets you search, view, rate, map, and make reservations for restaurants across the nation. It is a great app to have while traveling, but it also good just to search restaurants you may not know about in your area. New features in this update include: Support for the newest BlackBerry devices Location-based search- Get ratings on restaurants that are nearby...

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Slick theme from WJD Designs - 25 copies to be won!

Slick is the newest theme creation from WJD Designs. As with all of WJD's themes, Slick is totally custom and features icon set alterations of red, green, blue, and yellow. These icons are also animated and bounce when you scroll through them. This theme also sports a very slick wooden dock, and is very wallpaper friendly. Overall, Slick is a very nice theme, and great way to spruce up your...

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50 free copies of Paddle Ball 3D up for grabs! Keep reading to enter! Welcome to this week's BlackBerry App Roundup! This week we have 50 copies of Paddle Ball 3D by Dekerta Software to give away! 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...

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My head is full of what some would consider useless knowledge, one of those things occupying space in my brain is some obscure music trivia so, when I spotted Quizzical Music in BlackBerry App World I had to give it a go just to see how I'd fair. If you've not had a chance to take a look at Quizzical Music on your BlackBerry PlayBook yet, it's a pretty basic application but it has some great...

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SOTI Pocket Controller-Pro for BlackBerry is one of the few productivity apps I consistently rely on day to day. For me it’s more than just the ability to use BBM from my desktop. Need to capture a tricky screenshot for a 101 that no other app will get? Check. Want to type on a regular keyboard instead of the small keys of the BB? Check. Peace of mind that it looks like I’m being productive at...

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