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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Best of Smartphone Experts, 03 Oct 2010

Exclusive: HTC Merge Hands-on preview, HTC Merge photo gallery, benchmarks. Exclusive hands-on with the Samsung Continuum Official Android Central app now available BlackBerry PlayBook Announced! CrackBerry's BlackBerry DevCon 2010 Coverage and Announcements CrackBerry 2010 App Awards Winners Announced...

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CrackBerry App Awards Party Videos!

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] The CrackBerry App Awards party went down as a huge success this week. With over 200 people packed into Xobni's awesome headquarters, it was a perfect venue and atmosphere to hand out the 2010 Crackies. Big thanks also go to the BlackBerry Partners Fund for sponsoring the event and make it all possible. I have a feelng we'll be doing it up again in...

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Devcon 2010 roundup - BlackBerry PlayBook and developer tools galore!

Devcon 2010 roundup - BlackBerry PlayBook and developer tools galore!

Wow. What an action packed DevCon it has been here in San Francisco. We went into the keynote Monday afternoon hoping but not expecting anything crazy, but RIM sure gave us a nice surprise. In the midst of all the talk of WebWorks and new tools for developers came the big announcement of the upcoming BlackBerry PlayBook, RIM's first tablet device featuring the entirely new QNX-based BlackBerry...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for October 1st, 2010! Win 1 of 25 copies of TyperLearn!

Howdy and welcome to the weekly app roundup! Yee-haw! I reckon BlackBerry users this week have been happier than a pig in…well, you get the idea. It’s been all about Devcon 2010 and, more importantly, the first look of that sneaky critter- the PlayBook! Rogers Wireless customers can now go out and hog tie their own Torch 9800. I got mine, but can’t play with it yet- I’ve loaded up the little...

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BlackBerry Bold 9780 gets Vodafone UK pricing

BlackBerry Bold 9780 gets Vodafone UK pricing

With the BlackBerry Torch 9800 well and truly available in the UK, Vodafone looks set to releasing another BlackBerry in the very near future. The BlackBerry Bold 9780 tariff prices have just been outed so we should expect to see them in stores soon. We haven't even seen a release day of any kind for the 9780, so having the prices out and about is pretty crazy. We know already that the Bold...

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Fast Scroll for BlackBerry now available - 100 copies up for grabs!

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] If you find youself constantly flicking your trackball/trackpad up or down to run through emails, tasks, photo lists or BBM converstions then we may have just what you need. The new app Fast Scroll from Virtual Fidelity simplifies the scrolling process in some native BlackBerry apps. Need to run through your emails quickly? Just hold the up or down...

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Day2Night automatically changes your BlackBerry wallpaper ever hour of the day

If you're tired of that boring, static wallpaper on your Torch it may be time for something new. Day2Night is a brand new theme that automatically changes the wallpaper on your device every hour. This cool theme changes your background to a great landscape scene throughout the day giving your Torch a little spice. Features include: First Ever Hour by Hour Live Wallpaper for the Blackberry...

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Gym Technik upgrades with new features and OS6/Torch compatibility

Gym Technik upgrades with new features and OS6/Torch compatibility

It's been quite the week for the guys over at Gym Technik. First they won a CrackBerry App Awards for Best Health App for the second year in a row, and now we've just received a tip that their app has been upgraded with a couple of neat new features. Off the bat, the app is now compatible with the Torch and also any models running OS6. This is good news for any subscribing Gym Technik...

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[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Over the years we have seen many different OS replica themes come across our forums, some replace just the icons while others go for a whole device overhaul, and this is exactly what BlingBerry Themes has done with their latest. The iPhone Simulator is a very fitting name for this theme as it will leave users wondering if they are really playing...

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CrackBerry App Awards 2010 winners announced!

CrackBerry App Awards 2010 winners announced!

Devcon 2010 has officially come to a close and it was a great success all around. Closing out the week with a BANG (literally, you should have heard the sound effects!) we held our first live CrackBerry App Awards on Wednesday night and had an amazing turnout. There was plenty of food, booze and good times to be had. HUGE thanks go to Xobni, the BlackBerry Partners Fund and everyone that came...

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Official OS 6.0.0.246 for the BlackBerry Torch 9800 now available from Rogers and Telus

Rogers and Telus are getting things done and have officially released OS 6.0.0.246 for the BlackBerry Torch 9800. Now anyone on AT&T still rocking the stock OS can upgrade and any Canadian users have something new to play around with. Reports are somewhat mixed on this one with some people loving the OS and others not, so if you're up for it give it a go and leave a comment with your...

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