Book Probe by Berrylocal - Keep track of your reading list on your BlackBerry PlayBook!

If you are an avid reader you know how hard it can be to keep organized when it comes to what books you have read and what you want to read next. Berrylocal has developed an app for the BlackBerry PlayBook to help you with this problem! Book Probe is a free app to help you keep track of your reading list. Powered by Google owned Freebase you can access over 2 million books and half a million...

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HiWiFi by i-Mentalist - A powerful wireless network manager for your BlackBerry!

You know Hedone Design for their awesome themes, and now you get to see a different side of their creativity. Their newest venture is app development under the name i-Mentalist, and their first offering is HiWiFi which was designed to save you money and make connecting to wifi hotspots easy and automatic. HiWiFi is a powerful wireless network manager. It provides automatic WLAN connection and...

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Quick Review: BlackBerry charging pod for the Style 9670

Quick Review: BlackBerry charging pod for the Style 9670

My BlackBerry is like my 4th child. It has it's sweet moments when everything runs smoothly. It also has it's temper tantrums where nothing seems to go right and I find myself pulling it's battery for punishment (sometimes I leave it out for a few minutes extra just to show it who's really the boss). I don't make my kids sleep on a hard counter or night stand so why should my BlackBerry? This...

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Fun with The Simpsons Arcade for BlackBerry

Fun with The Simpsons Arcade for BlackBerry

For some of you, The Simpsons have been around since before you were born. Me though, I remember watching those earliest episodes on the fledgling Fox Network, available in only a handful of cities at the time. If you didn't turn the antenna just right, you got mostly static. Since those early days, I've watched all 485 episodes. Yes, that's nearly a half-thousand episodes. As you may...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for April 29, 2011 - Rounding up FREE games for you!

BlackBerry App Roundup for April 29, 2011 - Rounding up FREE games for you!

Welcome to this week's BlackBerry App Roundup! This week we decided to focus on games, and not just any games, but FREE games! Check them out after the break. If you have an app you want to see featured in the roundup be sure to check the end of the post for information on submitting it to us. We have several contests going on this week, so be to check them out and enter to win some cool stuff...

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RIM outs the all new BlackBerry Bold Touch ahead of BlackBerry World Conference

We're just mere days away from the RIM's BlackBerry World Conference and while we speculated that the new device they'd be showing off there would indeed be the all new BlackBerry Bold Touch, RIM has for lack of better words -- confirmed it via a slip up on the BlackBerry homepage. While the the images are now gone, this is a pretty big slip up to be making in the first place, considering it...

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CrackBerry Labs: BlueAnt Q2 vs Motorola Oasis Bluetooth Headset Head to Head

CrackBerry Labs:  BlueAnt Q2 vs Motorola Oasis Bluetooth Headset Head to Head

Two lucky readers will win either the Oasis or the Q2! Read on for details. [ youtube link for mobile viewing ] I've said it before, and I'll say it again. I hate wires. They're cumbersome, always getting tangled in things, and half of the time you grab the wrong wire anyway. I love the freedom of movement afforded by Bluetooth headsets, the ease of paring the headsets, and the myriad...

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BlackBerry 101: Safe Mode

BlackBerry 101: Safe Mode

or Help! A Theme (or application) has locked up my BlackBerry!   Neicy had a bad day. You see, she downloaded a new theme. It caused trouble, and locked up her BlackBerry. She couldn't delete the offending application. She couldn't use her BlackBerry. She was stuck at work in limbo. Several users offered advice, but it was to no avail. Thankfully, andyahs suggested Safe Mode on her...

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BlackBerry Digital Compass - A closer look

BlackBerry Digital Compass - A closer look

Although we've seen a few pictures of the BlackBerry Digital Compass in action before, some new screenshots have now popped up and give us a up close and personal look at we'll be getting when the new dubbed BlackBerry 7 rolls out. While it may seem rather trivial to some folks to include a digital compass, fact is it's high time they done so given the additional GPS capabilities it adds in...

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BlackBerry PlayBook Help

BlackBerry PlayBook Help

Looking for help with your BlackBerry PlayBook? Don't know where to start? We're here to help. We've compiled all the help articles and videos right here in one spot so you'll always have them ready to go. From setting up your device to installing a new OS to changing the wallpaper - it's all right here. You can always check out our individual BlackBerry PlayBook 101 articles, but as we add...

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Tasterous for BlackBerry now available - new location based food hunting app will lead you to the best local dishes nearby!

If you're like me, you have a LOT of photos sitting on your BlackBerry that you've snapped with the built-in camera. And if you're also like me, over half of them are photos of things you're about to eat. That being the case, I'm pretty stoked for Tasterous, a new location-based mobile food recommendation app/game that lets you share your location-tagged food photos with other people. I...

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Global Alert Network warns of traffic and weather alerts - Defenseless against backseat drivers

I haaaaate traffic. There’s nothing like driving at a tenth of the speed limit to cause stress. It also causes my mind to wander; what’s the hold up? Accident? Construction? Flooding? No one knows until they’re either stuck in it, or hear from someone who is. There’s an app that’s been out for a while called the Global Alert Network that promises to provide warning as you near problem areas....

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Jagamaga Audiobooks - Get hundreds of free audiobooks on your BlackBerry!

Jagamaga Audiobooks - Get hundreds of free audiobooks on your BlackBerry!

Before eBooks were invented, we had these crazy things called books on tape. Some of you may remember listening to them in your car on long drives, or at home on quiet evenings. I'm sure those are still around, but it seems they have been replaced largely by eBooks, with mobile devices having apps to keep them organized and portable, and the invention of eReaders. It's not always practical to...

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BlackBerry Desktop Manager updated to v6.0.2.44

BlackBerry Desktop Manager updated to v6.0.2.44

Although it was only a short while ago that RIM released and update to BlackBerry Desktop Manager, we now have another one available to all you Windows users out there. If you open up desktop manager now you'll be prompted to go ahead and update to v6.0.2.44. No full change log is currently available but it is however noted that it's related to the BlackBerry PlayBook. Sadly, Mac users do not...

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RIM Co-CEO Jim Balsillie CONFIRMS BlackBerry 6.1 is now called BlackBerry 7 on Investors Call

He just said it on tonight's investors call.... what "we're now calling BlackBerry 6.1 BlackBerry 7.  It's such a big update from 6." So if you weren't sure we were right yesterday when I said BlackBerry 6.1 is being renamed BlackBerry 7, now you know. I'm looking forward to seeing it in action next week at BlackBerry World! Maybe on a nice BlackBerry Bold Touch?

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Press Release: Research In Motion Provides Updated Q1 Guidance

Press Release: Research In Motion Provides Updated Q1 Guidance

At the close of the markets today RIM fired off a press release letting investors know they've adjusted their forecasted revenue down from the guidance provided last quarter. The drop is due to less phone sales than expected, with a bigger portion of the sales mix coming from lower end phones than expected. The press release is below to read, but if you're by the computer at 5:30pm EDT you can...

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Pandora for BlackBerry updated to v1.1.8

Pandora for BlackBerry updated to v1.1.8

I know there is a lot of Pandora for BlackBerry fans out there and it's been quite some time since we've seen any sort of updates to the app. That said, Marc from Pandora dropped by the CrackBerry forums today to let everyone know a new version is now available for download. While the new version lacks a change log at this point, for the most part it's just a bug fix release according to the...

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[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Been wanting to pick up a BlackBerry PlayBook but can't quite justify another new gadget for just yourself? Maybe a PlayBook as a present for the whole family.... yeah... that could work, right? But is the BlackBerry PlayBook family friendly? Could the little ones use it? If you've been pondering that question, check out the video above, where 2...

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2011 BlackBerry Developers Challenge announced

2011 BlackBerry Developers Challenge announced

The BlackBerry Partners Fund has officially announced this years BlackBerry Developer Challenge. Although the event doesn't take place until the 2011 BlackBerry Developer Conference gets under way in October, in San Francisco the prizes and timelines have all been outlined. This year's Challenge includes the following three competitions: Best Adobe Flash®/AIR app Most Innovative...

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Entertainment Tonight's Nancy O'Dell follows the Royal Wedding on her BlackBerry PlayBook

Personally I won't be blocking off any time this Friday to check out the Royal Wedding, but I know plenty of you will be. There are loads of ways to follow along with all the action no matter what part of the world you are in. Nancy O'Dell of Entertainment Tonight is checking out all of the weddingness in what is no less than a brilliant marketing move by RIM. She has been given BlackBerry...

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