RIM European NOC currently experiencing data issues

RIM European NOC currently experiencing data issues

If you are in Europe you may have noticed that your service is a bit hit or miss this morning. Users are reporting that data services in Europe aren't fairing very well today, and it looks the problem lies with the European NOC. We're not totally sure what the issue is, but things should be in the works of getting resolved shortly. If you are having issues, leave a comment with your carrier/...

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Poll: Have BlackBerry apps improved over the past year?

Calling all BlackBerry Developers... Need some motivation to take your apps to the next level? Get in on the BlackBerry Super Apps Challenge!  Have BlackBerry applications improved over the past year?Market Research Over the past year or more we have seen a push from within Research In Motion to reach out to developers in an effort to create better, more compelling applications for the...

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Contest Winners: Pinball Deluxe, GreyTechBB and Run Stickboy Run

Contest Winners: Pinball Deluxe, GreyTechBB and Run Stickboy Run

Just a few quick contests this time. We'll post the winners for our Coveroo contest later in the week, so stay tuned for that. Hit the jump for the full winners list. A reminder - if you're a developer, retailer or whateverer, shoot us an email to editorial(at)crackberry.com if you'd like to run a contest of your own. Congrats to all the winners! * Note to winners: You will be receiving an...

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FML releases official BlackBerry application for free

FML releases official BlackBerry application for free

There has been many applications which allow you to access FML in the past, some remain and some are now long gone. This one however, is the official application and provides quite a few features over the others that are currently available. Things such as logging into your own account, submitting your own FML scenarios are all supported through the official release. Of course, I must do my...

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Review: Role Call Tasks for BlackBerry

Review: Role Call Tasks for BlackBerry

How many times have you been told to not bite off more than you can chew? If you take on too many projects, or flood your schedule, chances are something will be forgotten. Without proper management, you will probably neglect an important item of interest. It’s almost a natural reaction to smack your forehead when you realize your mistake. Luckily, your ever faithful BlackBerry is equipped...

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slotRadio+ Music Card - Preloaded Card & 4GB memory for your Verizon BlackBerry - Two cards up for grabs!

A few weeks ago I received a slotRadio+ music card courtesy of the folks at SanDisk to play around with. The card is a preloaded microSD card that has 1,000 songs and offers 4GB of memory for saving photos, music or videos. The cards work in all Verizon devices and are available as Billboard HITS or DECADES. Each card has 8 preset playlists and the free slotRadio+ application lets you easily...

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Unlock your BlackBerry quickly with BerryCracker - $9.99 through June 4th

There are plenty of reasons to unlock your BlackBerry Smartphone. If you have a device from one carrier you want to use on another; if you will be traveling and want to use a local SIM; or if you will be selling the device, having it unlocked can increase the value. No matter what the reason, BerryCracker is here to help. Just download and install the app, fill in a few bits of information and...

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Free WorldCup 2010 app - Get it now for your BlackBerry

Free WorldCup 2010 app - Get it now for your BlackBerry

The FIFA 2010 WorldCup is set to kick off on June 11th in South Africa, and if you are looking to keep up with all the action, you'll certainly want to have grab the app that was released by the folks over at S42 and ZonaBlackBerry. The app itself looks great on your device and is available in both Spanish and English. With access to live score updates, calendar integration and team statistics...

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eSurvey for BlackBerry now available

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]Released last week, eSurvey is a new tool for that allows for easy data collection via BlackBerry devices. Users can conduct market research, issue incident reports or simply run a survey. eSurvey is a quick, easy solution to gathering data through the BlackBerry platform. eSurvey will empower corporate managers to quickly and easily, create, modify and...

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Best of Smartphone Experts, 30 May 2010

Best of Smartphone Experts, 30 May 2010

A week's worth of the top features in Android 2.2 -- Froyo Sprint HTC Evo 4G hardware hands-on and software hands-on Speed test: Benchmarking Android 2.1 versus Android 2.2 Froyo Super Apps" Developer? Take part in the BlackBerry Super Apps Challenge Quick Review: Field Runners for BlackBerry BlackBerry...

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uZard web browser for BlackBerry shows some promise

uZard web browser for BlackBerry shows some promise

As BlackBerry users, the choices for browsers on our devices really are not that broad. Sure we have Opera Mini, we have Bolt and we have the built in BlackBerry browser. We could have had Skyfire but they suffered from failure to launch syndrom and have since moved on. While we know Webkit is in the works for our beloved devices we still have no indication as to when that may actually arrive...

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CrackBerry reminder: What you may have missed this week

CrackBerry reminder: What you may have missed this week

This week we saw a great video of BlackBerry 6 running on the upcoming 9800 Slider (the video has since been taken down). We got a glimpse of the AT&T splash screen as well as a quick runthrough of some of the device apps. All around some pretty cool stuff. The white Bold 9700 landed on T-Mobile, and two-way Gmail sync kicked in. Not too much in the contest department, but we have a few to...

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Verizon BlackBerry Bold 9650 available for direct fufillment June 3rd; In stores June 10th?

Could it be? Could Verizon customers actually be able to grab the BlackBerry Bold 9650 through direct fufillment on June 3rd and then head on into a store to grab one on June 10th? Sure seems that way if the internal pic above is to be believed. If it turns out to be correct then it should make some Verizon customers out there who have been waiting what seems like, forever for this device....

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TELUS launches Pink BlackBerry Pearl 3G; Available in black soon

TELUS launches Pink BlackBerry Pearl 3G; Available in black soon

Hot on the heels of the Rogers launch announcement, TELUS has announced the availablity of the BlackBerry Pearl 3G in Pink and also stated that users will soon also be able to grab the device in Black. Even though the announcement was put out, users may still have some issues with actually getting the device in their hands. Online sales are available and only some stores have stock at the...

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It's nearly seven days ago to the minute that we announced the availability of Pinball Deluxe for BlackBerry here on the CB blogs. It quickly shot up the CrackBerry App Store's Best Sellers list and is currently the #1 Best Selling Game in the catalog (it's not available via App World yet), maintaining a 5-star rating and gaining a lot of positive reviews. Coming from Mobigloo, makers of the...

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OtterBox Impact Series Case for the BlackBerry Bold 9700

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]One of the best-selling cases in the OtterBox line is the Impact case. This skin gives you good protection on your device without adding too much bulk. Essentially a silicone skin, the design has a bit more texture and a better feel than other skins. It provides coverage around the back and sides of the device, leaving open the ports and camera/flash. It...

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Stream Over 300,000 Sermons to Your BlackBerry With SermonAudio

Stream Over 300,000 Sermons to Your BlackBerry With SermonAudio

If your a person of faith but don't have the time to make it to church each Sunday (or would just like to hear more sermons), you may want to check out SermonAudio. The application allows you to stream over 300,000 media files right to your BlackBerry device. Other key features include: Browse, search, and stream Audio/Video sermons Browse through the News in Focus audio commentaries Browse...

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[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]Super apps. We hear the term being used more and more these days when describing BlackBerry applications and while many out there have made up their own definition of what one may be, Research In Motion are the people to explain it best. As seen in the above video from WES 2010, super apps can be defined as applications which make use of all the BlackBerry...

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Bling - A Series Of Premium Themes From Ninja Themes

Bling - A Series Of Premium Themes From Ninja Themes

I was attacked by a Ninja last night. Yes, it's true. He snuck in, attacked me and then proceeded to bling my BlackBerry out. After I woke up from my daze I was left with a with a note that demanded I make this post and give away 30 free copies on a first come, first serve basis. Said Ninja was from Ninja Themes who recently released the above Bling series of themes for guys and gals. If you'...

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