Download It Now: Free CrackBerry Podcasts App Available in BlackBerry App World!

Download It Now: Free CrackBerry Podcasts App Available in BlackBerry App World!

Yep, that's right... we finally have a "crackberry app" in BlackBerry App World!! You can now download the free CB Podcasts app, powered by Podtrapper, and automatically download and easily listen to CrackBerry Podcasts right on your BlackBerry! We figured a lot of our CrackBerry Podcast listeners already have Podtrapper (the full version) or listen to the CrackBerry Podcasts via iTunes or the...

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Review: Calendar Pro for BlackBerry Smartphones

Review: Calendar Pro for BlackBerry Smartphones

Is time always on our side? Sadly, no. This is especially true when your daily routine is thrown a curveball by life itself. Some take these detours in stride, while others, not so much. Not everyone can handle life’s little, while managing their professional and personal schedules or appointments. The next thing you know, important events are forgotten and you begin to stress, as you strain...

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What is a Blackberry Enterprise Server? Do I need one?

What is a Blackberry Enterprise Server?  Do I need one?

Before we answer the second question, do I need one; let's look at what is a BES and how it works. First the BES is software; Research in Motion does not sell server boxes. In fact many businesses are installing the BES in a virtual server in order to reduce the number of physical server boxes. I've always thought that calling it a "server" was not a good idea; to me it brings up metal...

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Phone Halo Helps You Keep Track of Your Stuff - Two Units Up for Grabs!

Phone Halo is a nifty accessory that helps you keep track of your BlackBerry (among other things). If you've ever had one of those keychains that helps you find your keys by whistling, you already have an idea of what Phone Halo does - only better. A handy "keyfob" (the Halo) attaches to your keyring, purse, laptop bag etc. and a small app is installed on your device. Once setup, the Phone Halo...

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Contest Winners: Druglord Wars, BeDroid/Ultimate Lock, BlackTechBB and More

Contest Winners: Druglord Wars, BeDroid/Ultimate Lock, BlackTechBB and More

Another week of contests come and gone. We lightened our load a bit, but still had some good stuff to give away. More cool BlackBerry stuff to unload this week, so be sure to check back for your chance to win some great apps and accessories. Don't forget to get in on our Follow CrackBerry contest where you can win some even BIGGER prizes too. If you didn't win anything in this round don't...

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Backup Assistant Now Available from Verizon Wireless

Backup Assistant Now Available from Verizon Wireless

*Update: Looks like this may only be for the Tour as of now. More details as we find out. * When it rains it pours. Verizon dropped both Push to Talk and an official Tour 9630 OS earlier today, and now it looks like they are pushing their Backup Assistant to devices as well. We heard a while back that the service was going to be heading to BlackBerry devices on Verizon, and although it didn...

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XM Radio Online+ Coming To Canada

XM Radio Online+ Coming To Canada

I'd like to say this comes as a surprise, but given that the SIRIUS app for BlackBerry already works in Canada to have an XM app show up is well, less then stellar news. Starting April 12th, XM listeners will be able to download the dedicated BlackBerry application to get XM on the go. Sharing the same subscription based model of it's counterpart SIRIUS app, you can expect to pay $7.99 a...

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BlackBerry Curve 8530 Coming To Cricket In August

BlackBerry Curve 8530 Coming To Cricket In August

Cricket has for a while now, been known as being a low cost carrier which serves approximately 4.6 million customers throughout the US. Coupled with their roaming agreements with other carriers, a lot of customers looking for a cheaper alternative have jumped ship from the big boys to take Cricket up on their offerings. Looking at the recently leaked 2010 device line up BGR posted, Cricket...

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Push To Talk Now Available for the BlackBerry Tour 9630 on Verizon Wireless

Push To Talk Now Available for the BlackBerry Tour 9630 on Verizon Wireless

We've been back and forth with the Push to Talk info for a few weeks, but it now has finally made its way to Verizon (for real). Tour 9630 users can now officially add the service to their existing BlackBerry data plan. You can either call up customer service, or head to the personal or business account pages to add the service. Once you have it all set up, you'll be able to download the app...

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LinkedIn For BlackBerry Now Available For Download

LinkedIn For BlackBerry Now Available For Download

The LinkedIn for BlackBerry app has finally been released. We've been hearing the word "soon" all to often when speaking of the application but the wait is finally over now. The interface has a familiar look to it, much like that we've seen in the Facebook and Twitter apps. While the app lacks some of the features of the iPhone version it does meet all the requirements needed to get things...

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Introducing the New Mobile CrackBerry Superstore - We're Celebrating with a 20% Off App Sale and Contest with Awesome Prizes!

Our on-device CrackBerry App Store client has been a big hit with the BlackBerry community since the original beta was first introduced nearly a year ago. With a huge catalog of apps, games and themes and features like the Deal of the Day, Version tracking, the ability for developers to run promotions and offer apps at prices as low as 99 cents and more, there has never been a lack of...

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Verizon OS 5.0.0.591 Update For The BlackBerry Tour 9630 Now Live

Verizon OS 5.0.0.591 Update For The BlackBerry Tour 9630 Now Live

  *UPDATE - Desktop Installer File Now Available For Download* Since there was some rumors going around doubting which OS Verizon was going to be rolling out for the 9630 we figured we'd post this up for you all. No, sadly it's not the 5.0.0.608 version many had mentioned that would be released but it is indeed the the previously leaked (and expected) OS 5.0.0.591. Verizon users who did...

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Bell To Launch BlackBerry Storm 2 9550 On April 13th?

Bell To Launch BlackBerry Storm 2 9550 On April 13th?

With the BlackBerry Storm 9530 now discontinued on Bell it's time to move on to the next stage of Touchscreen BlackBerry devices. MobileSyrup brings word that Bell will be bringing the BlackBerry Storm 2 9550 into play on or around April 13th. TELUS has had the device for a while now which maybe gave them a little bit of an edge when it came to users out there wanting the Storm 2. But with...

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Leaked: OS 5.0.0.586 for the BlackBerry Bold 9700!

Leaked: OS 5.0.0.586 for the BlackBerry Bold 9700!

When it rains, it pours. Just to get your week off to a fun start and as a little thank you for voting for the Bold 9700 today in the Smartphone March Madness battles (if you haven't voted for the Bold 9700 to beat the Pre yet, VOTE HERE), Bold 9700 owners can grab OS 5.0.0.586. I haven't had a chance to install it yet, so not sure what's improved... if you give it a go be sure to report back...

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BlackBerry Theme Roundup for March 29th 2010 - 25 Copies of INK to be Won!

BlackBerry Theme Roundup for March 29th 2010 - 25 Copies of INK to be Won!

Contest: 25 Copies of INK to be won. Leave a comment! Wallpapers? Love 'em. No matter what theme I'm running on my devices, the wallpaper tends to make or break the look of my device. I tend to lean more towards wallpaper-friendly themes for my personal devices, and figured I would throw up a few picks this week for those who love their wallpapers as much as I do. If you aren't lucky...

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Bump Technologies Working With PayPal On BlackBerry App?

Bump Technologies Working With PayPal On BlackBerry App?

Bump Technologies has made a name for themselves in the iPhone space with their awesome Bump app which allows for transferring of information. Just simply by bumping phones together you can transfer contact information, social network profiles and most recently, money via PayPal. CNET has reported that Bump Technologies isn't stopping at just the iPhone platform though. CNET who was on hand...

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BlackBerry Pearl 9100 Launching May 4th on Fido?

BlackBerry Pearl 9100 Launching May 4th on Fido?

We've seen images floating around for months on the long-awaited Pearl 9100. The crew at MobileSyrup landed some good intel and it looks like the device may be launching on Fido in May. This is the most solid news we've had on a launch date thus far, and hopefully we'll have more details in the coming weeks. WES is right around the corner, so assuming this holds true, we may get an official...

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Smartphone March Madness Continues: Help the BlackBerry Bold 9700 Beat the Palm Pre Plus!!

 BlackBerry Bold 9700 FTW! Vote Now!!   Which smart phone is better?polls * Update: It's coming down to the wire and it looks like Palm owners can be just as crazy as BlackBerry owners. The 9700 needs all the help it can get on this one. Vote now! * It's no secret that among the CrackBerry Podcast team our favorite device is the Bold 9700, so it saddens us to see it get beat by any...

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