Follow the NCAA Men's tournament with ScoreMobile on your BlackBerry

Follow the NCAA Men's tournament with ScoreMobile on your BlackBerry

  While there aren't any specialized apps for keeping up with the NCAA men's tourney this year, you can certainly get all the latest scores and updates on your BlackBerry. Once again ScoreMobile comes through for BlackBerry users. The just updated free app provides up to the minute scores and tournament standings right on your device. You can check out schedules, rankings, injury updates,...

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EasySmileys: Add some flourish to your texts, emails, and status updates

EasySmileys: Add some flourish to your texts, emails, and status updates

When it comes to expressing yourself via email, text, Facebook and Twitter, why not show everyone how you feel instead of using 140 characters to tell it. No matter what mood you're in, adding smileys or text embellishments is the perfect way to get your point across. With EasySmileys by LaurentCie you can insert characters without the trouble of typing on the keyboard or fumbling with the...

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RIM BlackBerry for Business Webcast talks PlayBook, Enterprise and cloud services (listen to full audio)

Today RIM held a webcast to talk a bit on the BlackBerry PlayBook and its use in the business/Enterprise space. We heard from Alec Taylor, RIM's Vice President, Software, Services and Enterprise talk about PlayBook for enterprise and new initiatives that RIM is working on to bring more cloud-based services to the BlackBerry Platform (it was interesting to see such a heavy emphasis on the...

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Win a BlackBerry PlayBook and a trip to see Foo Fighters courtesy of Best Buy

If you're looking for more ways to enter to win a BlackBerry PlayBook Best Buy has your answer. Rewards Zone members can enter to win a grand prize package of tickets to see Foo Fighters along with a shiny new BlackBerry PlayBook. 20 first prize winners can also win a PlayBook bundle that includes the tablet, a convertible case and BlackBerry charging pod. Ten grand prize winners will...

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STEALTHbits - The fresh new kid in the BlackBerry Monitoring and Reporting Game

STEALTHbits - The fresh new kid in the BlackBerry Monitoring and Reporting Game

You may have heard of the current players in this space. BoxTone and ZENprise. They have been around for a long time and have established client bases of satisfied customers. However it is always good to bring up our heads and look around for a fresh approach, and a fresh approach is what STEALTHbits gives you. History STEALTHbits started life as a company that monitored and reported on...

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Official OS 6.0.0.461 for the BlackBerry Bold 9780 from Bharti Airtel

Official OS 6.0.0.461 for the BlackBerry Bold 9780 from Bharti Airtel

Looks like this one flew under the radar last week, but Bharti Airtel has officially released OS 6.0.0.461 for the BlackBerry Bold 9780. This is the latest and greatest so if you're rocking a Bold 9780 then have at it. Reports look to be good thus far. If you do install be sure to swing by the forums and let us know how it is. As always, use caution when updating your device. Download OS 6.0...

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Microsoft drops charge for syncing BlackBerry with Office 365

Microsoft drops charge for syncing BlackBerry with Office 365

On Wednesday Microsoft announced on their Office 365 blog that they will be dropping the additional cost they were charging customers to sync their BlackBerry smartphones calendar and address book. We have exciting news for Microsoft Online Services customers. We are in the process of updating pricing for Hosted BlackBerry Service for Exchange Online to make this service available free of...

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Happy Saint Patrick's Day from CrackBerry.com!

Happy Saint Patrick's Day from CrackBerry.com!

Top o' the morning to ya, lads and lassies!! Happy Saint Patrick's Day (Lá Fhéile Pádraig)! Today is a religious holiday named after the most well known of the patron saints of Ireland. For many, it's also a time for everyone worldwide to celebrate their Irish heritage..and for the rest, it's just another excuse to have a pint or two (or three or). I hope you're taking part in "the wearing of...

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BlackBerry Traffic v2.0 now available in BlackBerry Beta Zone

BlackBerry Traffic v2.0 now available in BlackBerry Beta Zone

BlackBerry Traffic has seen quite a few changes since its initial release. While still a beta app, Research In Motion has rolled out v2.0 to anyone participating in the BlackBerry Beta Zone. If you've not updated as of yet, be sure to login and grab the latest. As listed in Beta Zone the following changes have been made: Complete UI revamp – You asked for it, you got it.  BlackBerry Traffic...

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Weekly Accessory Roundup - Win a Mobi Products Cradle with Spare Battery Slot

Contest: Win a Mobi Products Cradle w/ Spare Battery Charger for your device! Keep reading for details. A dead battery when you're on the go isn't a good thing. Charge when you can, but having another option is a always a bonus. The worst thing that can happen is having your battery go out when you need it most. To help solve the issue, many carry a spare battery for emergencies. But that...

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How RIM Can Win the Next Great Tablet Race - PlayBook in Cars From Factory

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] It was still launch day when the folks at SoundMan Car Audio custom mounted an Apple iPad 2 into the dashboard of a Ford F-150 (see video above). The end result is definitely impressive and it makes for an interesting argument, as our friends at TiPb pointed out... The iPad 2 is the perfect car audio and entertainment system, the way these guys...

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ShortcutMe updated to version 5.3, on sale for 60% off for today only

ShortcutMe updated to version 5.3, on sale for 60% off for today only

Today a new version of ShortcutMe has been released; updated to 5.3.1.0. ShortcutMe is one of many applications that provide BlackBerry users with shortcuts to their most used applications, most accessed contacts and most frequent commands. From that same list of similar applications, it’s one of a small few that do a fantastic job of living up to the demands set upon them. No matter how many...

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Staples Canada Calendar Shows April 15th date for BlackBerry PlayBook District Sales Challenge

Here's an interesting photo we received on the good 'ole CrackBerry tip line this week.... coming from Staples Canada, it seems the district managers are planning to hold a challenge on April 15th for bragging rights for the District that sells the most PlayBooks that day. And it looks like they'll follow-up the challenge the following Friday, April 22nd, as well (I guess assuming they don't...

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Contest: Win a theme from the Neon series by BerryGlowDesigns - 25 copies up for grabs!

If you enjoy using the stock BlackBerry OS 5 theme, but wish there was a more unique version you could try, then I have a treat for you! New to the theme game is BerryGlowDesigns, or BGD. Their first offering is a simple yet stylish half Zen, half Today Plus customized theme. This is actually a series of themes, as there are a total of 18 different versions to choose from, all with the same...

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Contest winners: Seidio and OtterBox cases, PlayBook IOU, Schlage LiNK Lock bundle, BlackBerry smartphones and more!!

CrackBerry Birthday Contest Winners Announced!!! It's the day you've all been anxiously waiting for! After the break are the winners of all the CrackBerry Turns 4 Birthday 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...

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RIM advises disabling JavaScript in your BlackBerry browser after exploit discovered

In light of the exploit found during the most recent Pwn2Own convention Research in Motion has introduced a new article to the RIM knowledge base advising users of OS 6 capable devices on how to avoid having their BlackBerry browser exploited. While the potential for someone actually attempting the exploit still remains small, the fact the information is out there is reason enough to protect...

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Official OS 6.0.0.448 for the Bold 9700, 9780 and Torch 9800 available from Rogers

Just in case some of you all out there missed out on the leaks, missed the update notification -- or simply just forgot, Rogers has updated the Bold 9700, 9780 and Torch 9800 all to OS 6.0.0.448. They are continuing to send out SMS messages to customers so depending on which device you have you may get one sometime soon. If you're wanting to go ahead and download the install falls you can grab...

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Review: Ventev PowerCELL Backup Battery

Review: Ventev PowerCELL Backup Battery

One lucky member of the CrackBerry Nation will win one of these Ventev PowerCELL Backup Battery packs. Read on for details. [ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] No matter how hard I try I really cannot make any device I own last a full and complete day any more. My BlackBerry Bold 9780 comes close but it's just not enough. I really don't like the idea of running out of juice when I...

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