Rogers Launches My Account App For BlackBerry

Rogers Launches My Account App For BlackBerry

Rogers has taken a step forward in terms of customer self serve options with their most recent announcement. The My Account application is being rolled out for Rogers wireless customers to download direct from their device. Previously it was available as a WAP browser link which led to the Rogers website but now, it has grown into a full blown application. Only fair to note that it actually...

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Dropbox App Arriving On The BlackBerry Platform Soon

Dropbox App Arriving On The BlackBerry Platform Soon

Dropbox for a while now has been opening up their API to developers. Since then iPhone and most recently, Android and iPad apps have arrived. Now, the Dropbox page is showing that a BlackBerry application is "Coming Soon". BlackBerry users have had access to Dropbox in the past but that was simply through their web interface and honestly, wasn't the best. Being a Dropbox user I'm pretty...

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Foursquare v. 1.8.4 Now Available For BlackBerry Users

Foursquare v. 1.8.4 Now Available For BlackBerry Users

Foursquare just sent us a friendly email letting us know that they have just posted up the recent version for BlackBerry users. v1.8.4 can be download from the Foursquare website and just in case you aren't in the mood right now to download, notifications will be sent out to users over the next day or so advising to upgrade. This version is noted as fixing a lot of minor issues within the...

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Updated Round Of BlackBerry 9670 Pics Show Off Some More Details - Less of An Ugly Duckling Than First Thought?!

Just in case you were still clammoring (no pun intended, honest!) for more information about Research In Motions unreleased clamshell device we now got a few more pics for ya too look at courtesy of Cell Guru. As we can see from the pics, the BlackBerry 9670 will be running the same 1150 mAhr battery as the BlackBerry Pearl 3G. In addition to a look at the battery, the pic of the...

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Interview with Alan Brenner, SVP of BlackBerry Platform for Research in Motion

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]At WES 2010 in Orlando last week I had the opportunity to sit down with the CrackBerry.tv camera rolling and talk shop with Alan Brenner, who is the Senior Vice President of the BlackBerry Platform for Research in Motion. As you can imagine with a title like that, a LOT of stuff in the BlackBerry-realm falls under Alan's management, from RIM's core of "...

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More photos of the BlackBerry 9800 Slider and BlackBerry 9670 Clamshell Showing off BlackBerry 6

Left two photos: BlackBerry 9800 slider; right: BlackBerry 9670. All on BlackBerry 6 Yes, we know the photos are not the highest resolution, but they're legit and they're showing off unannounced, unreleased BlackBerry Smartphones running a not-yet available operating system, which makes them cool. On the two left photos, you have the upcoming BlackBerry 9800 "slider" showing off BlackBerry...

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Leaked: OS 5.0.0.656 for the BlackBerry Bold 9700

Leaked: OS 5.0.0.656 for the BlackBerry Bold 9700

Alright, BlackBerry 9700 owners. It's your turn, here is the leaked OS 5.0.0.656 for the BlackBerry Bold 9700. As it was posted in the CrackBerry forums earlier today, you can check that thread out and share your thoughts on it. As always be sure to back up your data before you load this release up folks. *OS Disclaimer - Please Read: Keep in mind this is NOT an official release and as such...

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BlackBerry Ranks 14th on BrandZ Top 100 Report - Moves Up Two Spots from 2009

The BlackBerry brand has moved up a few notches on this year's BrandZ Top 100 report. The BrandZ list ranks the value of the top brands in the world. In 2009, BlackBerry came in at number 16 on the list, but this year took a bit of a jump to the 14th spot. Unfortunately the increase isn't nearly as big as last year (100% in 2009 vs. 12% in 2010) but its good to see BlackBerry still moving up....

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SkyMall Releases BlackBerry App For On The Go Shopping

SkyMall Releases BlackBerry App For On The Go Shopping

Yes, that's right. The app you all have been secretly waiting for has finally arrived in BlackBerry App World. SkyMall, the magazine we all love to read while on long flights, has realeased their catalog in mobile format for all your impulse buys. The application, which is put together by the folks at Digby, actually works quite nicely. You can grab the application download from BlackBerry...

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Automatically Display Images in Email with Show Me the Images - 50 Copies to be Won!

Show Me the Images is a nice application that makes viewing HTML email a bit more convenient. Once setup, images will be automatically displayed when opening up an email. You are given multiple options for which email to have images automatically displayed including all, safelist (manually add sender to a list), and all with block list (manually block senders). You also have an option to...

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I Really Wish This Device Existed; How About You?

I Really Wish This Device Existed; How About You?

Don't get me wrong, I really love my BlackBerry Bold 9700. But there is a little piece of me that really wishes Research In Motion would bring back the original BlackBerry Bold form factor size. Some may say it was too big but I assure you as many that will say that, there will be just as many that say it was their "perfect device". Think about it, it had a nice roomy keyboard and the...

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S4BB Rolls Out Beta 4 Release Of Data Backup For BlackBerry

S4BB Rolls Out Beta 4 Release Of Data Backup For BlackBerry

We've mentioned the S4BB data backup solution here on the blogs before. Of course, this was way back when it was intially released. Now, S4BB has put in a lot of bug fixes and updated the application to have more features. Essentially if you are in need of a data backup solution and don't mind being a beta tester, this is something you may want to look into signing up for. Rather then...

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Cortado Offers Wireless Printing for Your BlackBerry

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]We met Cortado at WES this year and they offer BlackBerry users the ability to print to WiFi or Bluetooth printers.  For enterprise customers a Cortado server is installed behind the corporate firewall offering secure remote printing to any company printer from anywhere in the world.Another great feature is allowing you to access files stored on network...

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Review: CNNMoney for BlackBerry Smartphones

Review: CNNMoney for BlackBerry Smartphones

“This is CNN.” I remember hearing those words uttered by James Earl Jones whenever I switched the station to CNN. At first I thought “Oh my gosh, the Empire has taken over the network!” I guess that meant the Rebels were on Fox. But seriously, CNN has always been one of the best sources for the latest in business, financial and world news. More specifically, CNNMoney.com is the world’s...

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Official OS 5.0.0.624 Now Available for the BlackBerry Tour 9630 from Sprint

If you're a Sprint user and still hanging on to your Tour (maybe waiting on a Bold 9650?) then you're in luck. Today Sprint has officially released OS 5.0.0.624 for the Tour 9630. No notes on whats new and good, but this is a pretty decent upgrade from the carrier's last official OS. You can grab the software from the BlackBerry Software Downloads site, and if you're not a Sprint user, just...

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Interview with Scott Totzke, VP of Global Security Group for Research in Motion

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]One of the big highlights at WES 2010 for me personally was the sit-down time I had with senior level management at RIM. Everybody we had the opportunity to speak to had a passion for BlackBerry and knew their areas of expertise inside and out. For a couple of these interviews we were even able to fire up the CrackBerry.tv camera so we could bring you back...

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Fixmo Tools 1.1 Available - Delivers Fixes and Adds 4 New Utility Apps to Suite; Trip Around the World Contest Winner Announced!

Limited time offer: Get Fixmo Tools for only $9.00! Save 55% Details Below...   During our WES 2010 Solutions Showcase CrackBerry Power Tour we stopped by the Fixmo Tools booth where Rick Segal let us know about the latest version (RIM's Mike Kirkup also let us know he loves this app - the Flame Retardant feature has come to the rescue on more than one occassion). Following that up, here are...

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Waze for BlackBerry Public Beta Now Available

Waze for BlackBerry Public Beta Now Available

Waze, the well-known social GPS app currently available for the iPhone, Android, Windows Mobile and Symbian platforms, has announced they are coming to the BlackBerry beginning today. I have had the opportunity to test drive the beta for the last week, and as of this morning, the app is now available for download. Waze is a free mobile navigation app that allows drivers to build and use...

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[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]Following up Part I of our BlackBerry Solution Showcase Spotlight at WES 2010, in Part II we visit several more of the companies that were on hand in Orlando. This time around we have Gwava, NeverFail, iSec7, TouMetis, Wireless Watchdogs and Grabba. You can watch the video above to learn more about what each of these companies offers in the BlackBerry...

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CardStar for BlackBerry Now Available

CardStar for BlackBerry Now Available

A few weeks back we saw a little tease that CardStar for BlackBerry was on the way. While it was due on May 1st, we're glad to say as of today it is finally available. CardStar takes your membership cards out of your wallet and onto your device. Simply enter your barcode numbers into the app, and it instantly transforms them into portable cards. Open the app, select your card and scan away....

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