Wakeful alarm app for BlackBerry gets a price drop - now only $4.99

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] If you've been holding out for a price drop to come to the awesome alarm app -- Wakeful, then we have great news. Previously available for $14.99, Wakeful has now dropped down to only $4.99 which puts it on par with other clock applications that are out there. If you're looking for an alarm app that is awesome, and totally different from anything...

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CustomBerry HD by Global Torch Themes - Act fast and get 40% off!

BlackBerry Torch owners, are you looking for a theme you can customize to show off all your favorite apps, and that gives you control of your docks and color scheme? Do you love BerryWeather, but have trouble finding a theme that lets you use it how you want? Are you a fan of the BreakingNews app, but nowhere to fit it on your screen? Look no further, because Global Torch Themes has released...

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How to make your own visual address book on your BlackBerry smartphone

CrackBerry Tip of the Day! BlackBerry OS6 makes it easy to add any contact to the home screen. This means you can turn any of your contacts into a shortcut that goes on the home screen (with their picture on it and everything). The shortcut will allow you to message your contact in a variety of ways, all from the home screen. But, let's take that one step further. Instead of just storing...

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CrackBerry Reminder: What you may have missed this week

What You May Have Missed BlackBerry Mobile Conferencing now available Sprint WiFi BlackBerry PlayBook coming June 5 according to Sprint Market DirectorLeaked OS 6.0.0.576 for the BlackBerry Torch 9800 BlackBerry Desktop Manager for Mac updated in Beta ZoneFacebook for BlackBerry Smartphones v2.0 Beta 3 now available in the BlackBerry Beta ZoneBlackBerry Java SDK v7.0 now available for...

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Fourplay for the PlayBook updated to v1.1.20

*Update: Looks like this version hasn't finished approval in App World yet. Should be soon. Fourplay is a great app for that PlayBook that just got better, visually and functionally. They picked up a new graphics designer to help out, and it really shows. Some of the many new updates include:  Full Screen viewing of photos from your friends check ins Popup Badges more streamlined Time...

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CrackBerry Tip of the Day #4 Continuing our series of helpful tips about favorites, have you wondered how to turn an application into a favorite? It's not hard to do. In fact you make favorites, reorder icons, and even move icons to different panes in the same way. The first thing to do is to touch and hold an icon. You can do this from any pane (i.e., All, Favorites, Media, etc.), but...

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e-office flashlight - a free flashlight app that actually works

  Are you sitting down? Well...yes, you probably are; but that's beside the point! I've finally found it. I've finally found a Flashlight app! "Um...Joseph?" you might be saying to yourself, "there are lots of Flashlight apps on App World and at the CrackBerry App Store." And you'd be right. This flashlight app is different, this one actually works. To be fair to those other apps, they...

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Humans vs Aliens updated - 100 copies to be won!

A while back we posted on Epic Applications' new game, Humans vs Aliens. It is a very fun game, that seems to take full advantage of the current BlackBerry capabilities. The gameplay is very smooth, and I seem to find myself playing it for hours on end. In this update, they have made the following changes: Support for 85xx and 93xx (320x240 screens) Significantly improved graphics for all...

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Welcome to this week's BlackBerry App Roundup! This week we have 50 copies of Talking Kitty by Almoko to give away this week! We have searched high and low and found some neat apps to share with you this week, so head on past the break to check them out and enter the contest! 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...

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BlackBerry Torch 2 gets previewed yet again, still not official

I'm sure this will come as no surprise to anyone out there but the still unofficial, unannounced BlackBerry Torch 2 has one again received some hands-on love. At this point, there is very little information remaining to be said about the BlackBerry Torch 2. Aside from a release date and official announcement of carriers we're baffled as to why RIM isn't just shipping this device already --...

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From NikkiSoft, the makers of QuickLaunch and QuickFind, comes another app in the Quick series. QuickWeather will display your current weather conditions anywhere on your homescreen. This is awesome for all you theme lovers out there.  That new theme doesn't come with a weather slot? No problem, you can make your own! Not enough icons on your home screen? Use QuickWeather instead of the theme'...

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Google ad confirms the BlackBerry Bold 9930 coming to Verizon

Following up on the Sprint news, I'm sure a lot of Verizon folks were wondering if the BlackBerry Bold 9930 would be hitting their network as well. While it's not exactly the same kind of confirmation we got from Sprint, it's as solid as we're going to get for now and that answer is -- yes. Verizon customers will be getting the BlackBerry Bold 9930 as well. When, remains a mystery but -- we're...

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Some nice info was just dropped on us today for all you Sprint users looking to get ahold of a new BlackBerry in the next little while. The above list, clearly shows the BlackBerry Bold 9930 and BlackBerry monaco 9850 will be launched on Sprint soon but possibly more importantly -- it also gives us the go-to-market name for the monaco. If all is correct here, the BlackBerry monaco 9850 will be...

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Automatically lock your device with AutoLock for BlackBerry

Let's face it - we've all "butt dialed" at some point in time. It's a fact of life and it just happens. I suppose with a BlackBerry it's more of a "butt email" or "butt Tweet" or what have you, but you know how it goes. If you don't remember to lock your device with either the lock button or a password, this can be a major issue for some. I've found many apps that automatically lock my device...

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Quick Tip: Simplify your BlackBerry Profiles

Sometimes having too many sound profiles on your BlackBerry can be annoying. Normal, Loud, Quiet, Silent, Vibrate ... do you really need them all? Personally I really just stick with Silent, Medium and Vibrate for most uses. I've actually migrated my Medium profile to Normal seeing as the Normal profile I rarely touched. I've eliminated all the profiles that never got used, making switching...

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Free Hangman game for the BlackBerry PlayBook

  If you're looking for a fun, free game for the BlackBerry PlayBook the entire family can enjoy, look no further than Hangman. This classic game comes to the PlayBook in style and is tons of fun. With a bunch of themes and a huge bank of words, Hangman has loads of replay value so you'll rarely see a repeat. You can enjoy the game by yourself or have at it with the whole family. (This one is...

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More than one language on your BlackBerry? Make that "bug" go away

CrackBerry Tip of the Day #1   Puedo hablar (más o menos) dos idiomas, español e ingles. En éste mundo, es una buena habilidad de tener. Usualamente escribo a maqunina en ingles; pero a veces, necesito usar español en mi BlackBerry... Oops. I really do speak two languages, conversationally at least. I may miss a verb conjugation here and there, but I'm not bad at it. I'll put it this...

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BlackBerry Mobile Conferencing now available

A few weeks back we saw BlackBerry Mobile Conferencing hit the Beta Zone and today it has been officially released via BlackBerry App World. The app simplifies conference calling from your BlackBerry, allowing you to schedule, join and rejoin calls with ease. BlackBerry Mobile Conferencing integrates with your native BlackBerry calendar so there is no extra app around to get in the way....

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We've been wonering when Sprint was going to release the BlackBerry PlayBook and now we know it'll be June 5, thanks to Sprints Market Director Gerald Evans. No, the announcement didn't come from Sprint directly -- rather, it was posted to his personal blog where he announced: The much anticipated BlackBerry® PlayBook™ tablet with Wi-Fi® connectivity and 16 GB of storage will go on sale...

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Which type of hands-free solution do you prefer?online survey There are tons of hands-free solutions for smartphone users. Wireless headsets, wired headsets, stereo headphones, car kits, speakerphones and more. They all work in a "to each his own" kind of way, with users taking what works best for them as their favorite option. When on the go I typically like to use the BlackBerry...

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