Official OS 6.0.0.246 for the BlackBerry Torch 9800 now available from AT&T

Following in the footsteps of both Rogers and Telus, AT&T today released OS 6.0.0.246 for the Torch 9800. The update brings some goods and some bads according to users, so give it a whirl and see what you like. This version was leaked a while back with mixed results. As always, use caution when installing any OS. Download from the link below or update through Desktop Manager. Download OS...

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Leaked: OS 6.0.0.280 for the BlackBerry Curve 3G 9330

Leaked: OS 6.0.0.280 for the BlackBerry Curve 3G 9330

No, sorry folks it's not for the BlackBerry Bold 9700 but, it's still a treat for those out there that have a BlackBerry Curve 3G (9330). OS 6.0.0.280 has just dropped and while it's not an official OS it's still nice to see it. Be sure to back up your data before you load this one up folks and of course, be sure to post any feedback. *OS Disclaimer - Please Read: Keep in mind this is NOT an...

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Leaked: BlackBerry Bold 9650 OS 6.0.0.280

Leaked: BlackBerry Bold 9650 OS 6.0.0.280

Been looking for an OS higher then 6.0.0.222 for your BlackBerry Bold 9650? Sure you have. Now, go grab the download and remember this one is not a final release so you're on your own. Be sure to back up your data folks. Report back on any bugs and such in the comments. *OS Disclaimer - Please Read: Keep in mind this is NOT an official release and as such is not supported by RIM or your...

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Get 50% off all Hedone Design themes until October 7th!

Get 50% off all Hedone Design themes until October 7th!

The CrackBerry Awards for this year are now over but, the fun of the awards hasn't yet stopped. Hedone Design took home the CrackBerry Award for Theme Developer of the Year and as thanks for all the love and support Hedone has placed all his themes on sale. From now, until October 7th when you use the coupon code "CBDOY2010" on the CrackBerry App Store you'll get 50% off the original price. Be...

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If you haven't heard of BuddyGuard Pro, it is a great app for your BlackBerry that provides a bunch of cool security features. Using the app you can remotely access your device using SMS or email commands. Use BuddyGuard to remotely wipe or lock your device, locate a lost device via GPS, backup your contacts and more. Verison 1.5 brings some new updates including: Added Panic Alert feature,...

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Custom BBM avatars change face when highlighted

Custom BBM avatars change face when highlighted

The wonders of BlackBerry Messenger never cease to amaze me. Most recently I noticed a few of my contacts had some fancy avatars that when highlighted change to a different image. Most notably they look like a standard icon, then change to Superman, Spiderman or some other superhero type when you move over them. Very cool and very odd at the same time. After some recon I came across this...

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Review: BlackBerry Podcasts

Review: BlackBerry Podcasts

The CrackBerry Podcast is featured this week in the BlackBerry Podcast App featured carousel. Download it here to listen to our BlackBerry PlayBook podcast now! For many things in life; the old saying, "You get what you pay for," holds true. Computers, DVD's, and car insurance come to mind. But the same cannot be said of Research in Motion's BlackBerry Podcasts app. Available at no charge...

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Get Call Control for BlackBerry free for a limited time!

Get Call Control for BlackBerry free for a limited time!

Call Control is a great app that blocks unwanted calls to your BlackBerry. You can manually blacklist specific numbers and the app includes a preset list of blocked numbers as well that has been generated from user reports. Call Control blocks spam calls, telemarketers and more with no effort on your end after the initial setup. Now through midnight Wednesday you can get Call Control free with...

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Let's Be Friends [Hit Me Up On The BBM] tears up the BBM song charts

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] It seems like a weekly thing now (which isn't so bad) and here we have another BBM song for your listening pleasure. This one is by Breeze and SP and called Let's Be Friends [Hit Me Up On The BBM]. I watched the entire video for this one and I have to say it is definitely one of my favorites to date. Check it out for yourself (the actual song starts...

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BlackBerry shopping apps head to head - Shopper takes on OurGroceries

BlackBerry shopping apps head to head - Shopper takes on OurGroceries

With five people in our household, someone always needs something from the store.  I tried the magnetic “Grocery List” pad on the fridge but invariably something was always left off because one person or another forgot to add it.  When I originally saw the shopping list applications in BlackBerry App World, my only real thought was “Yay, no silly piece of paper to carry around anymore.” I only...

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Contest Winners - AppleBerry Suite, BANdroid, Fast Scroll, and Simplified!

Contest Winners - AppleBerry Suite, BANdroid, Fast Scroll, and Simplified!

Here are the winners from last weeks round of contests. If you won you will be receiving an email either directly from us or the retailer/developer directly in the next few days. If for some reason you don't receive an email within 7-14 days (be sure to check your spam/junk folder just in case, and verify your registered address associated with your CrackBerry account) you can email us at...

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Riz performs Ping Me Baby live from the DevCon10 [video]

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] A little surprise popped up for those in attendence at the BlackBerry DevCon10 party. Riz, creator of the insanely catchy hit Ping Me Baby was there to perform live. Honestly, I missed the performance live so glad to see that it was caught on video. Check it out and don't forget you can grab the ringtone from the CrackBerry ringtone gallery as well...

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Sccope announces limited time price cut for BlackBerry Smartphone users

Sccope, winners of the CrackBerry Editors Choice Award have just announced a great deal for BlackBerry Smartphone users. For the next 10 days you can now get the application for only $1.99 US. As noted in the press release: Sccope won an Editor's Choice CrackBerry Award for its BlackBerry app at the BlackBerry Developer Conference in San Francisco last week. The Crackberry Editor's choice...

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CrackBerry App Awards party videos part 2!

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Over the weekend we posted some of the video from our CrackBerry App Awards party in San Francisco and today we have the rest of them for your viewing pleasure. Included here are some interviews with sponsors Xobni and the BlackBerry Partners Fund as well as CrackBerry Idol winner Dave Peckens. As I watch these I get super excited to think about...

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Official OS 5.0.0.822 now available for the BlackBerry Curve 8900 from Rogers

Still holding on to that faithful Curve 8900? Rogers has just released OS 5.0.0.822 for download. This comes next in a long line of .822 releases for various devices, and Curve 8900 users finally get some Rogers 5.0 love. This version looks to be pretty stable, so if you're thinking about firing it up it's definitely worth a shot. If you're not on Rogers you can give it a go as well just...

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Trillian 1.1 Beta for BlackBerry now available: Landscape, inbox integration, and much more!

It's been a while now since the intial release of Trillian for BlackBerry which, launched into BlackBerry App World with version 1.0. Now, the Trillian team has been busily working on version 1.1 which is now available as a free beta download. The latest release takes a lot of the feedback generated from the first beta and implements it by offering many bug fixes and even more improvements to...

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BIS 3.2 being rolled out in EMEA region

BIS 3.2 being rolled out in EMEA region

Over the weekend a lot of users within Europe have been confirming that they have BIS 3.2. One of the main updates of BIS 3.2 is the option to sync your Gmail calendar with your BlackBerry calendar. Automatic Login Enhancement has also been introduced. This means that you no longer have to enter your Username and Password in order to access the BlackBerry Internet Service when on your...

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Review: In Case of Emergency (ICE) for BlackBerry

Review: In Case of Emergency (ICE) for BlackBerry

Whether you are driving your car, crossing the street, or in the comfort of your own home, emergencies can happen anytime. Speaking from experience, this can be extremely frightening for both the victim and those around them. One of the hardest parts for me was trying to relay vital medical information to the paramedics while panicking. So while browsing through the BlackBerry App World the...

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BlackBerry theme roundup for October 4, 2010 - 50 copies of TechIntBB up for grabs!

Contest: 50 Copies of TechIntBB to be won. Leave a comment! Here we are, back once again to greet the start of your week with fresh new themes to share. Developers are cranking out Torch themes now that they have the Theme Builder beta to play with, so you can expect to see those featured in the roundup from now on. Be sure to check out the contest at the bottom of the post for your chance to...

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Contest: Win 1 of 200 BlackBerry Torch unlock codes from Cellunlock and CrackBerry!

With the BlackBerry Torch launches slowly spreading around the globe we figured it was time to offer up another unlock code contest for those of you out there picking up a new BlackBerry Torch. CellUnlock.net has offered up 200 unlock codes to the CrackBerry community and you all know we love a good giveaway so, we'll keep this simple of course. Leave a comment here on this post telling us why...

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