Contest: Enter To Win One Of 50 Free Copies Of FindMeHere

Contest: Enter To Win One Of 50 Free Copies Of FindMeHere

FindMeHere is a simple app with a direct purpose. It finds your location using your GPS and Google maps and allows you to copy and paste that location to where ever you may need it. Be it email, SMS, BlackBerry messenger or where ever else you can think of on your BlackBerry. Great for those times when you need to let people know where you are.  Maybe you are meeting friends at a bar and...

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Leaked OS 5.0.0.451 for the BlackBerry Storm2 9550

Leaked OS 5.0.0.451 for the BlackBerry Storm2 9550

Ask and ye shall receive. Earlier today we landed a link for OS 5.0.0.497 for the Storm2 9520, and BBLeaks has again made many Storm2 owners happy, dropping OS 5.0.0.451 for the Storm2 9550. Hit the link below for download, and be sure to leave a comment with your findings. As always, use caution when installing a leaked OS on your device. *OS Disclaimer - Please Read: Keep in mind this is...

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More "BESX" And BlackBerry Shield Details Emerge

More "BESX" And BlackBerry Shield Details Emerge

*UPDATE- Press release has hit. Some of the details were on par, others were not* As Mobile World Congress is well under way already, many are waiting on Research In Motions big announcement tomorrow. As has been mentioned before we're looking at what could be a BlackBerry users hopes and dreams fulfilled as it's been rumored we're finally getting some better offerings for BIS users in the...

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BlackBerry Theme Roundup for February 15th  2010 - 25 Copies of SkyblueBB to be Won!

Contest: 25  Copies of SkyblueBB to be won. Leave a comment! Well its time again for our weekly Theme Roundup, bringing you some of the best themes of the week. Developers are still being very generous and we have another contest this week for a very beautiful, very functional theme called SkyblueBB. Hit the jump to read on, and don't forget to send your theme suggestions to themeroundup@...

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MWC10: 7digital Music Store for BlackBerry Updated to Version 1.2

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] On the first day of Mobile World Congress 2010, 7digital dropped an update to their popular 7digital Music Store for BlackBerry app. I caught up with James Shannon from DevelopIQ, makers of the app, to give us the run down of what's new and improved. You can catch the video above. If video isn't your cup of tea, then here's the Coles Notes on...

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Quick Look: Video Walkthrough of VZ Navigator 5.0 for BlackBerry

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] VZ Navigator was recently updated to version 5.0, bringing along some cool new features. You have the ability to not only navigate via the GPS, but also search locally for movies, gas and weather, update Facebook status and more. VZ Navigator is a great alternative to other GPS apps for Verizon users that need quick navigation on the go. The update...

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Valentine's Day Contest Winner - Schlage LiNK Starter Kit and 3-Months Free Service

We celebrated Valentine's Day in style with a load of great contests. Our biggest was for the chance to win a complete Schlage LiNK Starter Kit along with 3-months of service. The folks at Schlage were kind enough to help us out again by offering up a great product for one lucky CrackBerry reader. After looking through all of the 250+ comments, they got back to us with the grand-prize winner...

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Gym Technik Premium Subscription Winners Announced

Gym Technik Premium Subscription Winners Announced

Our giveaway for the blackberry fitness app Gym Technik was a big hit. We originally offered up a 1-year subscription to one lucky member, but the guys at Gym Technik decided to throw in a few extra subscriptions since they were so impressed with the response. We have 2 winners of a 1-year premium account, and 1 winner of a 6-month subscription. As an added bonus, the first 10 users to sign up...

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BlackBerry Sponsoring Black Eyed Peas World Tour

BlackBerry Sponsoring Black Eyed Peas World Tour

The Black Eyed Peas have taken over the BlackBerry homepage. The homepage refresh is all part of the sponsorship Research In Motion has taken on to promote the BlackBerry brand alongside the Black Eyed Peas. Not really a surprise since Will.I.Am has been a big part of BlackBerry promotions in the past as well as appearing at WES 2009. Which our good friend @nanpalmero knows all about since he...

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Leaked: OS 5.0.0.497 for the BlackBerry Storm2 9520

Leaked: OS 5.0.0.497 for the BlackBerry Storm2 9520

*UPDATE- Installer file now added for download - OS 5.0.0.497* Its been forever since we've seen a leaked OS for the Storm2 9520. Almost every other device has had a leaked OS pop up lately, so now the 9520 gets to join in in the fun. BBLeaks posted this one, but keep in mind there is no installer and this is just the OS files. You'll have to put these in the proper folders on your PC before...

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BOLT Browser 1.7 Available Now - Adds Widgets, Twitter Integration and More

Celebrating its first birthday, BOLT has been update to version 1.7 and brings alongs some new features. The third-party browser now supports wdigets, keyboard shortcuts for zooming on pages, Twitter integration (you can post updates to Twitter right from the browser) and more. BOLT has taken off since its initial release, and has surpassed 4 million users. "Before we launched BOLT we...

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[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] It turns out RIM's presence at Mobile World Congress is even bigger than I first thought. Over at the App Planet pavillion in Hall 7, RIM has another exhibit setup where their focus is on BlackBerry app development. I caught up with Mike Kirkup, Director of Developer Relations for RIM, who filled us in on the details of what's going. Check out the...

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MWC10: Skype for BlackBerry Client Update...

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] I know a lot of BlackBerry users out there have been waiting for Skype to drop their official BlackBerry client. Thinking back, it was March 2009 when word surfaced that a client would be coming and at the time it was supposed to be available only a few months later. Here we are, now into 2010, and we're still waiting for it. As I walked passed the...

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MWC10: First Look at RIM's Massive BlackBerry Booth at Mobile World Congress 2010

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Leading up to the event I heard RIM would have a pretty big presence this year at Mobile World Congress and all I can say is yep, that is definitely the case. You can check out the quick video above to get a feel for the BlackBerry setup on the show floor. It's a solid setup. On the one side RIM has put the focus on their partners - with some 60...

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CrackBerry @ Mobile World Congress 2010: Kick-Off Podcast!

CrackBerry @ Mobile World Congress 2010: Kick-Off Podcast!

CrackBerry coverage goes to Barcelona this week for Mobile World Congress 2010! MWC is the biggest mobile-dedicated conference in the world and this year BlackBerry is going to have a big presence there. On CrackBerry Podcast 047 last week I promised we'd try and bring you some special edition podcasts so we decided to kick things off early on the eve of the event with a quick Smartpone Experts...

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CrackBerry Reminder: What You May Have Missed This Week

CrackBerry Reminder: What You May Have Missed This Week

A great week for CrackBerry lovers everywhere. Some huge things popped up this week (Twitter for BlackBerry!), our Podcast streak continued and we have some great contests for Valentine's Day. Kevin is off to Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, so you can expect some great coverage and maybe even a live-blog this coming week. If you didn't check in with us this week, drop by the links below...

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RIM Making Big Announcement At MWC? Enterprise Options For BIS Customers?

We've been hearing for the past week now that Research In Motion was cooking up something good for Mobile World Congress. Alot of information floating around about a BIS and BES "alternative" or something that mixes the both as a free option to users that are already on BIS but still want a BES infrastructure of sorts. Seems, Boy Genius has been hearing the same stuff as well. Anyone...

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Solitaire Buddy Gold for BlackBerry Smartphones Updated to v4.0.23 - On Sale Till February 14th

Solitaire Buddy Gold by Nickel Buddy is one of the best solitaire games out there, including much more than just your simple solitaire game. The application comes with Klondike, Freecell, Pyramid, Pyramid Golf, Spider Golf, Will o Wisp Poker, 3-Peaks Black Widow, Canfield, Beetle and Spiderette They have recently updated this game, improving upon many aspects of it such as better compression...

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Valentines Day Reminder - Win a Schlage LiNK; Valentines Day Apps, Media and More

Its just about time for the most romantic holiday of the year, and no matter if you're married, single, engaged or whatever - you know you'll want your first true love (ahem .. your BlackBerry) looking spiffy on Sunday. To help you out we have loads of wallpapers, themes and apps to get romantic with. You can jump into the free wallpaper gallery for an easy facelift, and check out what we have...

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[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] I've been anxiously waiting for a few weeks now to get BerryBlab officially announced here on the blogs (I'm in a mad-rush right now packing to fly out to Barcelona for Mobile World Congress, so we tag-teamed this one and Adam did up the video above). Until today BerryBlab was still in beta, but it has now gone version 1.0 and is ready for the...

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