Rumor: BlackBerry Slider to be Released Next Month?! (We'd like to believe.. but...)

Some BlackBerry Slider excitement is going around the net this morning based on a quote given by the CEO of  Korean-based parts supplier used by Research in Motion. According to the translation, the CEO of Woojeon & Handan said: "The Canadian company RIM famous for BlackBerry smartphones is releasing a new model next month. Known as the "T," The new model is an ambitious product aimed...

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Add To Contact 2 is a handy little utility app for your BlackBerry that makes it easy to add new info (like a PIN, email address or phone number) to a contact that already exists in your address book. All you need to do is menu click on the info as you see it, like in the body of an email for example, and from there select Add to Existing Contact. It's simple and it's handy. Add to Contact 2...

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Official OS 5.0.0.517 For The BlackBerry Storm 2 (9550)  Released By SaskTel

BlackBerry Storm 2 (9550) owners can now get in on some update love. SaskTel has just release OS 5.0.0.517 for you all. We haven't got much feedback to offer on this release. So you guys know the drill, let us know in the comments what the deal is with the OS release. And remeber, back up your data and remove any vendor.xml files ya find if SaskTel is not your carrier. Enjoy! Download The...

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Official BlackBerry Tumblr Application Now Available

Official BlackBerry Tumblr Application Now Available

As trentm in the forums posted, Tumblr has rolled out their own official BlackBerry application. Personally, I'm a Posterous fan myself but if you frequent using Tumblr you'll want to check the app out for sure. From what I can tell, all native Tumblr functions are in place within the app. For example text, audio and even video show as being supported features and this is only the first...

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Need for Speed Shift 3D Now Available for the BlackBerry Storm2

If you remember back at Devcon, EA Mobile gave us a tease of the Open GL ES Support with the game Need for Speed Shift 3D. Well it looks like the time has finally come, and it is now available for purchase in BlackBerry App World. The game looked amazing when we first saw the demo, and I'm sure the full release won't disappoint. Highlights of Need for Speed Shift 3D include: Take a Real...

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Attention Developers: Win up to $10,000 in the BlackBerry Green Application Challenge

If you're a developer looking to put your skills to good use and maybe win some money while doing it, you're in luck. The Ryerson Entrepreneurship Green Team in association with Research In Motion and the BlackBerry Partners Fund are holding the first annual BlackBerry Green Application Challenge. They are looking for new applications that will be listed in App World. The basis of the contest...

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CardStar App For BlackBerry Smartphones Coming May 1st

CardStar App For BlackBerry Smartphones Coming May 1st

What is CardStar you say? Its a very cool little app that lets you store all of your "convenience cards" in one place. Instead of having loads of cards or keytags for the video store, gym, car rental agencies, pet store, library, hotels or supermarkets, you just need the CardStar app on your mobile device. You simply enter your card information, and the bardcode can be displayed right on the...

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RIM Offering BlackBerry Push Service To All BlackBerry Developers

RIM Offering BlackBerry Push Service To All BlackBerry Developers

Back during the BlackBerry Developers Conference last year, Research In Motion made the announcement that the BlackBerry Push APIs would be available to all developers for free within the first half of 2010. In keeping with their promise, Research In Motion has made available today two levels of push services.  BlackBerry Push Essentials - is a free service that developers can incorporate...

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How Do You Use Your BlackBerry Series: Do You Use Voice Commands?

How Do You Use Your BlackBerry Series: Do You Use Voice Commands?

  Do you use voice commands on your BlackBerry?survey We're back again for our second installment of our How Do You Use Your BlackBerry Series. Last weeks AutoDim results showed what I pretty much expected, almost 80% of the 10,000 that voted keep the Automatically Dim Backlight setting on. Some good comments as to just why you do or don't use it, my favorite being "Off because...

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Happy Saint Patrick's Day from CrackBerry.com (Yes, we're half Irish)

Happy Saint Patrick's Day from CrackBerry.com (Yes, we're half Irish)

Everyone is speaking with a slight accent, has the corned beef stewing and is getting set to drink some green beer (or just Campari). The happiest Irish holiday of the year is here, and we've got some wallpapers and themes to dress up your Berry for the long night out. You'll want your device looking its best and matching your once-a-year green sweater. Our galleries are full of wallpapers...

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New BlackBerry Theme SIX Evokes Thoughts of Homescreen Widgets and OS 6.0

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Remember the screen captures of that "personal concierge" app RIM put into a BlackBerry Developer presentation that had people wondering if by chance it could be a glimpse of what OS 6.0 is going to look like? It has been the cause of a lot of interesting conversation in the forums and must have struck a chord with theme developer WJD Designs too as...

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Has Your YouTube Video Playback Quality Increased On Your BlackBerry?

Has Your YouTube Video Playback Quality Increased On Your BlackBerry?

One gripe often heard about BlackBerry smartphones anytime, anyone mentions YouTube and BlackBerry together is that YouTube streaming on BlackBerry looks like crap. At some point, last week Youtube seemed to increase the quality on their mobile site for BlackBerry devices. Many others have noticed this as well, in the forums and even on Twitter. I've seen this mentioned on more than one...

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Official OS 5.0.0.545 For The BlackBerry Bold 9700 Released By Vodafone UK

It's almost as if Research In Motion and Vodafone had this one scheduled huh? As we mentioned back when it leaked, OS 5.0.0.545 hit that "Gold" status we were expecting. The one time leaked OS gone official is now available for download from the Vodafone UK website. If you never made use of the leaked version maybe you'll wanna try the official on for size. As always, if Vodafone isn't your...

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Opera Mini 5 No Longer Running Beta, Final Version Released

Opera Mini 5 No Longer Running Beta, Final Version Released

While we all sit and wait to see what Research In Motion is going to bring with its WebKit browser, the folks at Opera Software are going full steam ahead. Long the chosen alternative over the built in BlackBerry browser, Opera Software has finally taken Opera Mini 5 out of beta. As noted in the press release: Today’s release puts the finishing touches on the Opera mobile-browsing duo. The...

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BlackBerry Accessory Roundup: Automobile Edition - Chance to Win a Free Car Charger!

This Week's Featured Item: Micro/Mini USB Car Charger  BlackBerry MicroUSB Charger (see all car chargers)   Do you own / would you buy a Car Charger for your BlackBerry?polls Compared to the competition, BlackBerry Smartphones typically have pretty stellar battery life (especially that magical Bold 9700). That being the case, I'm sure every BlackBerry owner reading this can relate to...

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More Verizon Push to Talk Information Surfaces

More Verizon Push to Talk Information Surfaces

We got our hands on a PDF from Big Red today and it looks like Push to Talk will definitely be coming to the BlackBerry Tour. We had heard rumors as the last few leaked OS versions surfaced (PTT files and alerts were included in the OS), and a few days ago some additional info popped up in the forums. My question (as I'm sure many of you are already thinking) is if this new service will...

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