Fill It by SolverLabs - A new puzzle game for BlackBerry

Fill It by SolverLabs - A new puzzle game for BlackBerry

Who doesn't like a challenging puzzle game now and then? They keep your mind active and can help pass time when you're stuck in line or in a waiting room. Fill It by SolverLabs is this sort of game for your BlackBerry. You have a simple objective: take the assorted shapes from the left and fill the grid on the right, making sure none overlap and they are all used. It sounds so easy, right? It...

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BlackBerry theme roundup for April 12, 2011 - Easter edition, plus 50 free copies of Spring Story by BB-Freaks!

You could win a free copy of Spring Story 3D Animated by BB-Freaks! Keep reading to find out how! Hey everyone, welcome back to the BlackBerry Theme Roundup! This week we are focusing on Easter themes! If you have developed a theme you want to share or be featured in the contest, or if you just see a really good one out there somewhere, send it in! Send an email to themeroundup[at]crackberry...

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BreakingNews for BlackBerry now available - 50 copies up for grabs!

A few weeks back we checked out the beta for BreakingNews and were totally impressed. This cool little app tosses up a scrolling news ticker on your homescreen, allowing you to get breaking news without ever jumping into an app. You can set up your own RSS feeds (up to 5) and display up to 20 headlines from each. Set the refresh rate anywhere down to 5 minutes and quickly check out the...

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BlackBerry PlayBook 101: Using BlackBerry App World on the PlayBook

BlackBerry PlayBook 101: Using BlackBerry App World on the PlayBook

BlackBerry PlayBook 101: Using BlackBerry App World on your BlackBerry PlayBook BlackBerry App World is the go to for apps on your BlackBerry smartphone as well as your BlackBerry PlayBook. While you've surely been using App World on your phone for quite some time, you'll find both similarities and differences in App World for the BlackBerry PlayBook. All the same features are there -...

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RIM launches first BES IT Policies for PlayBook

RIM launches first BES IT Policies for PlayBook

The CrackBerry team has been doing a great job with unveiling PlayBook features and getting started tips and tricks but the big question for the targeted business customers, specifically the militant IT departments, is what controls will be in place for the BES Admin? The first IT policies have now been released by RIM for the BlackBerry Enterprise Server versions 4.0 & 5.0 and apply to...

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BlackBerry Touch 9860 caught on video

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] It seems like the leaks are just pouring out now for the upcoming 2011 devices. Here we have the BlackBerry Touch 9860 (monaco/monza) caught on video. It makes a decent yet blurry appearance, but we do get a better visual now than in the leaked images we have seen. We're still hoping for an official announcement on this (and others) come BlackBerry...

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Review: PowerMat Wireless Charging System for BlackBerry Bold 9700 Series

Review: PowerMat Wireless Charging System for BlackBerry Bold 9700 Series

Are you looking for a better way to charge your BlackBerry? The charging cable it comes with does the job, but it's not very exciting, and you have to keep up with that cable and manually plug in your device. I wanted something simple, and yet fun and cool at the same time. Is it even possible to have something be fun and cool when charging your BlackBerry? Absolutely! Continue reading and let...

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Spending too much time sorting through your call log? Try PhoneCallNotes

Spending too much time sorting through your call log? Try PhoneCallNotes

Oh the mighty call log- keeper of call history and call times. You have been there time and again when I needed access to numbers, but didn’t want to dial or access my address book. You help house any notes I may need to make on each call. As much as I love you, I do have a couple of bones to pick with you; you take up memory on my BlackBerry and you are a pain with regards to coming up with a...

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CrackBerry reader Blake does BlackBerry Rap

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] It's been a bit since we've had a good BlackBerry song come into the tip line, but Blake sent this in today and it made my day. While many users out there love their BlackBerry, it's not often they choose to sing about it and throw it up on YouTube, but Blake did just that. Through his original rap, Blake drops his praises of BlackBerry and disses...

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Bill Tracker for BlackBerry

Bill Tracker for BlackBerry

Between my job here at CrackBerry, working at a day care facility, husband's work social functions, three children and all their activities as well as taking care of the three family pets, I occasionally mess up & forget something I was supposed to do. None of this is more aggravating then when it is a bill I needed to pay and didn't. We all know in today's economy one missed bill incurs...

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Leaked OS 6.0.0.534 for the BlackBerry Curve 3G 9300

Leaked OS 6.0.0.534 for the BlackBerry Curve 3G 9300

Another leaked OS for you all from the forums, this time the BlackBerry Curve 3G 9300 gets the love. As usual, be careful when updating your device and be sure to make a backup before loading this one up. Thanks, Ryo-Kun! *OS Disclaimer - Please Read: Keep in mind this is NOT an official release and as such is not supported by RIM or your Carrier. If you choose to install, do so at your own...

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Leaked OS 6.0.0.534 for the BlackBerry Torch 9800

Leaked OS 6.0.0.534 for the BlackBerry Torch 9800

Yesterday we saw OS 6.0.0.534 leak for the Bold 9780 and now it has appeared for the Torch 9800 as well. This one freshly leaked so no reports on whats good just yet, so if you install be sure to swing by the forums with your findings. As usual, be careful when updating your device and be sure to make a backup before loading this one up. Thanks, Ryo-Kun! *OS Disclaimer - Please Read: Keep in...

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Teknision: The designers behind the BlackBerry PlayBook user experience

If you've been following along with us since the BlackBerry PlayBook rumors started, then the name TAT (The Astonishing Tribe) will be a familiar one. If it's not ringing any bells, then we'll just say they are now most commonly known for developing portions of the BlackBerry PlayBooks user interface -- except, this information is slightly misdirected. As it turns out, TAT's involvement in the...

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BlackBerry Traffic v2.0 now available

BlackBerry Traffic v2.0 now available

BlackBerry Traffic has spent a bit of time being overhauled and we had a few updates in the BlackBerry Beta Zone. Today RIM has officially released the latest version in BlackBerry App World. The new version includes and updated UI as well as maneuver guidance, essentially giving you turn-by-turn directions from within the app. New features include: Complete UI revamp – You asked for it, you...

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Leaked OS 6.0.0.534 for the BlackBerry Bold 9780

Leaked OS 6.0.0.534 for the BlackBerry Bold 9780

A few days ago we saw OS 6.0.0.534 leak for the Bold 9700 and today it's popped up for the Bold 9780 as well. This one is brand new so no reports on whats good just yet, so if you install be sure to swing by the forums with your findings. As usual, be careful when updating your device .. always. *OS Disclaimer - Please Read: Keep in mind this is NOT an official release and as such is not...

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BlackBerry PlayBook 101: Icon Reference

BlackBerry PlayBook 101: Icon Reference

BlackBerry PlayBook 101: Don't know what that icon on your PlayBook means? Refer to this guide so you won't be left in the dark. If you're a bit confused as to what icon gets you where on your BlackBerry PlayBook, hopefully this will help clear things up a bit. There are tons of naviagtion icons on the device and with plenty of 3rd party apps there will only be more on the way. So check out...

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RIM to handle BlackBerry PlayBook Warranty support and repair directly

If you've ever had an issue with a BlackBerry smartphone that required warranty service then you'll likely know that the process for getting an exchange is typically always handled by your carrier. Of course, that only comes after they have you reload your OS 3 or 4 times for an issue you clearly stated that was something totally unrelated to the OS. Frustrating to say the least -- but, we can...

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QuickBubble version 1.5.0.3 pops up - 50 copies to be won!

QuickBubble version 1.5.0.3 pops up - 50 copies to be won!

Way back in August of last year, I had a look at an application called QuickBubble. The application focused on features we would typically see in two more popular types of apps – a message popup notification system (email and SMS) and a provider of shortcuts to more frequently used commands (create a new contact, calendar appointment, memo entry or email). The developers were extremely quick...

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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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