CrackBerry Guide to BlackBerry Golf Apps

CrackBerry Guide to BlackBerry Golf Apps

Turn your BlackBerry into a virtual caddy with these great apps for Golf! Summer is here and you’ve been itching to get out and golf. Grab your clubs and kiss the family goodbye, it’s time to hit the links. CrackBerry Kevin started golfing again this year after taking a decade off and is now a born again golf junkie (I have it in writing); CrackBerry James is so fanatical about golf he runs...

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Crack a cold one as ScoreMobile and Budweiser unleash the Bar Finder addon

Crack a cold one as ScoreMobile and Budweiser unleash the Bar Finder addon

Canadian sports nuts are going to love this. The King of Beers and Score Media have announced a fantastic add-on to the already amazing free mobile sports app- The Score Mobile with Bar Finder. Score Mobile is a leading mobile provider of sports scores, previews, stories and player stats. Its many personalization options make it the ultimate source for sports fans. With the newest addition...

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NeatCall for BlackBerry Smartphones manages conferencing and scheduling conflicts

NeatCall for BlackBerry Smartphones manages conferencing and scheduling conflicts

If you’re out in the field closing important business deals or meeting with clients, it’s sometimes difficult to check in regularly with your team. Conflicting schedules and last minute meetings all contribute to lack of communication. NeatCall mobile scheduler helps users fit in these tough to plan times. Whether it is an in-person meeting, a conference call, one-on-one call or even an...

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BMW ConnectedDrive integration for BlackBerry available in vehicles later this year

BMW has announced that they will be making their ConnectedDrive with BlackBerry integration available starting this fall. The service from BMW is the first of its kind and will allow users to receive email messages in vehicles via Bluetooth from their BlackBerry with the Pearl 3G will be the first supported device. The emails can be displayed on the iDrive control panel and even read aloud...

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Get to know the CrackBerry Idol competitors - watch their audition videos! (part 4)

We're back with our fourth preview (see parts 1, 2 and 3) of five more of the contestants competing in Round 1 of CrackBerry Idol. The CrackBerry Idol winner will become a regular contributor to the CrackBerry blogs, so among the audition vids you'll be witnessing a future CB blogger. Who that person is will be up to the community to decide, so be sure to watch all of the audition videos so...

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BlackBerry 9670 headed to US Cellular 'later this year'?

BlackBerry 9670 headed to US Cellular 'later this year'?

It's not often that we have news from US Cellular on back-to-back days, but this one we just couldn't pass up. In what appeared to just be a press release announcing some Android devices, a paragraph about the Bold 9650 release caught my eye. The carrier will release the BlackBerry Bold in early August and later this year it will offer a BlackBerry flip smartphone with a full QWERTY...

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RIM announces 1st quarter earning; Investors call takeaway: BlackBerry 6 before the end of September

Research in Motion announced their Q1 2011 results today, which you can read in the press release below. While the numbers are still pretty darn impressive, the stock did take a small hit in after-hours trading for missing the street's expectations slightly. Listening in to the investors call, it definitely seemed that at least part of the blame here was the timing of the BlackBerry Bold 9650...

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AT&T BlackBerry 9800 Slider bares it all for the camera

AT&T BlackBerry 9800 Slider bares it all for the camera

The BlackBerry Slider/Torch 9800 has been pictured plenty of times now, but today it finally let it all out and showed off once again. The latest round of photos snag pretty much every imaginable angle of the device leaving nothing to the imagination. From here on out there really isn't anything on it we haven't seen, although we still don't know for sure just what it will be called or even...

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New BlackBerry Theme Studio available with support for Pearl 3G and Bold 9650

We asked complained, they listened. Fresh out of the frying pan comes the latest BlackBerry Theme Studio. What should have popped up long before the new devices were even released has finally made its way to developers. The latest version adds support for both the Pearl 3G and Bold 9650 and is ready to roll. The newness comes in the form of a service pack (add-on) that adds onto the original...

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Are you a Documents To Go user? We need your help! 5 $50 Shop CrackBerry gift certificates to be won

The good folks at DataViz are seeking some feedback regarding their popular Documents To Go for BlackBerry. The software comes pre-installed on most newer devices and is really beneficial when viewing Office documents from your device on the go. Both casual and business users have found a multitude of uses for Documents To Go, and DataViz wants to know all about it.  What we need from you:...

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VQ Mileage Tracker for BlackBerry updated to v3.2 with great new features

After some great customer feedback, VQ Mileage Tracker has been updated with some cool new features that make it even better. The handy app automatically tracks your mileage every time you drive so you don't need to keep track of things manually when on the road. VQ Mileage Tracker gives you the total miles, address you drove to and date/time for each trip. New features in v 3.2 include: Auto...

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BlackBerry Shield images and features leaked

BlackBerry Shield images and features leaked

We have heard bits and pieces about the upcoming BlackBerry Shield, but nothing very solid as of yet. Today BBNews.pl dropped a few images as well as some features to be included. The service will be free for BIS users and is said to be entering the testing phase "soon". Features look to include: Remote Device Wipe - Users will be able to remove all data from the device and memory card...

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CrackBerry guide to mobile banking on your BlackBerry Smartphone: Part 2

CrackBerry guide to mobile banking on your BlackBerry Smartphone: Part 2

Welcome to part two of the CrackBerry Guide to Banking on your BlackBerry. I hope you enjoyed the first installment, in which we took a look at Bank apps and launchers. In part two, we will be rounding up applications and presenting you with the best of the third party banking and finance tracking applications. Some applications can provide access to your account, just as the mobile site for...

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Bitbop for BlackBerry - No longer in beta and ready to rock

Bitbop for BlackBerry - No longer in beta and ready to rock

We covered the beta of Bitbop not too long and now, glad to say that it has passed it's beta testing phase and moved into a full on roll out of services. Bitbop brings a lot to the table for US customers who are looking for great media content on the go. Headed up by the folks at Fox Mobile, the wide array of streaming content is something a lot of users having been asking of big media for a...

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Learn to type better on your BlackBerry with TyperLearn

Learn to type better on your BlackBerry with TyperLearn

So you think you can type? Well, so did I, until I got an email from Fabian with his latest application, TyperLearn. While downloading I was thinking to myself, "I got this, I've been typing on these things for years." Well, wow was I wrong. TyperLearn is a rather simplistic style application with a nice straight forward user interface, but overall it is extremely helpful. After completing...

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Deal of the Day: Storm2 users - get Tank Recon 3D for 50% off!

A few weeks back we first checked out Tank Recon 3D for the BlackBerry Storm2. This awesome game takes advantage of the OpenGL support and shows off some great 3D graphics. Through various game modes you take on different missions in your tank shooting down AT guns, planes and more. Tank Recon 3D sells regularly for $7.99, but it is today's Deal of the Day so you can grab it for just $3.99 (...

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Got an iPad you want to tether with your BlackBerry? Maybe this can help

Love it or hate it, the iPad has made waves across the world and judging by the amount of people in the CrackBerry forums that have one, it's safe to say we better start acknowledging some of the stuff out there that is BlackBerry / iPad compatible. Which when you really think about it is quite a bit to cover, really. Everything from making use of accessories that work with iPad and BlackBerry...

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PayPal for BlackBerry updated - Minor bug fixes included

PayPal for BlackBerry updated - Minor bug fixes included

PayPal for BlackBerry has just been updated. BlackBerry App World recently gave out the notification for users to go ahead and download the update. As noted in the release, it is just simply bug fixes for the application. Personally having used the app since its intial release, I've never really had any issues with it. If you frequent using the PayPal app from your BlackBerry, you'll want to...

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Get to know the CrackBerry Idol competitors - watch their audition videos! (part 3)

OK, we're back with our third preview of five more of the contestants competing in Round 1 of CrackBerry Idol. The CrackBerry Idol winner will become a regular contributor to the CrackBerry blogs, so among the audition vids you'll be witnessing a future CB blogger. Who that person is will be up to the community to decide, so be sure to watch all of the audition videos as we get them up here...

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Quick TIp: Using the alarm, timer and stopwatch in the native clock application on your BlackBerry Smartphone

I'm always amazed when I find something new buried in the native applications on my device. Over the weekend I was playing around with the clock and discovered the built-in timer for the first time (yes, seriously). I knew about the stopwatch function, but somehow never realized there was a timer there as well. I've used the alarm itself as a timer tons and tons of times, doing crazy math to get...

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