Leaked OS: 5.0.0.938 for the BlackBerry Bold 9700

Leaked OS: 5.0.0.938 for the BlackBerry Bold 9700

In what we can hope is the last of the 5.0 leaks for the Bold 9700 (because we want 6.0 .. duh) BBLeaks has dropped OS 5.0.0.938 today. Hopefully some supercharged fun in this version, but it's a bit early to tell. If you're a 9700 owner, give this one a spin and let us know how things are. Fingers crossed that we'll see a 6.0 leak for the 9700 (and others) soon, or maybe just a 9780 release...

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Verizon launches Mobile Recovery for smartphones

Verizon launches Mobile Recovery for smartphones

As of today Verizon smartphone users can take advantage of the new Mobile Recovery service. The service is available for anyone with Total Equipment Coverage (TEC) on their plan. Mobile Recovery is really just a smartphone safeguard that lets you find a lost phone, sound an alarm to locate your device and remotely wipe your contacts. The service is a free feature for those with TEC and is...

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MiniNotes - A feature loaded replacement of the stock MemoPad application

Whether keeping track of pin codes, lyrics, shopping lists or any other type of memo's, many of us use the stock MemoPad application on a regular basis. One of my biggest complaints is that it is extremely basic, and limits what is able to be done with how much potential it has. Well, it appears as though the folks at BB4 Software agreed and they have developed a replacement application...

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Hands on with the iGrip Car Charging Dock for the BlackBerry Torch 9800; Contest: We're Giving Away 1 a Day for 30 Days!!

Check out the Review, then Leave a Comment for your chance to win an iGrip Car Charging Dock for the BlackBerry Torch! We're giving away 1 a day for 30 days! [ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] This is probably one of the coolest BlackBerry accessories I've tested out so far. The iGrip car charging dock for the Torch 9800 mounts to the windshield or dash in your car and lets you...

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[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] While many of us are still holding out for our BlackBerry Bold 9700's to get BlackBerry 6, it seems TELUS is already moving beyond that and prepping the release of the BlackBerry Bold 9780 for an expected launch date of October 21st. Information suggests they have even reached the point where they have put the BlackBerry Bold 9700 on their EOL (End...

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Contest: Camera Plus - Email multiple pictures easily. Win 1 of 50 free copies!

One thing that has always bothered me about BlackBerry email is how it handles attachments. It's not exactly always easy to attach multiple images and files with the way it is set up on OS 5. BlackBerry 6 has improved upon that but, since BlackBerry 6 thus far is limited to one device that doesn't really help the majority of users out there right now. Camera Plus has a nice fix for us all....

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Multiplied Media unveils Poynt Offer Engine At Demo 2010

Multiplied Media unveils Poynt Offer Engine At Demo 2010

Multiplied Media or better known as Poynt to BlackBerry users have unveiled some new offerings to buisness owners out there looking to capture more of an audience. The system, which was unveiled at DEMO 2010 allows business owners to target Poynt users and offer them special deals and coupons based on their usage of Poynt. Say you want to search for a local restaurant and one the restaurants...

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ArtGO! turns your BlackBerry into a coloring book

ArtGO! turns your BlackBerry into a coloring book

“Well, I made the duck blue because I'd never seen a blue duck before and I wanted to see one.” If you take a look back at our “What you may have missed this week” post from around Fathers Day, you can see the artwork my son drew for me. It’s amazing how those first few scribbles fill us with such pride; and sometimes confusion. “I thought it was a car..” “No, it’s a monkey.” Then...

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Sprint Announces the BlackBerry Curve 3G!

Sprint Announces the BlackBerry Curve 3G!

Following up yesterday's announcement of the Verizon BlackBerry Curve 3G, today RIM and Sprint have announced the new BlackBerry Curve 3G will be available on Sept. 26 via direct channels and October 10th everywhere else. Read on for the details!  Press Release Popular Series Continues with New BlackBerry Curve 3G from Sprint; Able to be updated to BlackBerry 6 New model of the popular...

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BlackBerry Developers Conference 2010 - What to expect

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]A few days ago, a few of the folks heading up this year BlackBerry Developers Conference got to sit down and discuss some of the events happening at DevCon this year. Those individuals, Chris Smith, Tyler Lessard, Tim Neil and Mike Kirkup  all appear in the above video and give us all some great insight regarding what to expect. A lot of questions were...

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60 Day BlackBerry Fitness Challenge best before/after voting; Random tweet winner announced

Our 60 Day BlackBerry Fitness Challenge has come to and end, and even though I didn't quite make the cut (way too much going on the past few months - but I'm pushing hard now and shirtless reviews for the ladies are just a couple months way lol) we had a great turnout. If you remember we had three contests in total - the most workouts winner, best before/after photos and random tweet. We...

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Official OS 5.0.0.822 for the BlackBerry Curve 8520 now available from Rogers

Over the last few weeks we've seen the same OS pop up on various carriers for various devices, and today Rogers has officially released OS 5.0.0.822 for the BlackBerry Curve 8520 as well. This is the first official 5.0 release from Rogers for this device, so if you're still hanging on to that old 4.6 you should definitely check this out. Reports are that it is a pretty solid OS and will keep...

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Sometimes, the grass isn't always greener on the other side of the fence

These days, the talk surrounding mobile devices is really heating up. With the explosion of Android devices and the ongoing substantial growth of the iPhone showing no signs of slowing down, many folks are constantly looking at their options. Be it, switching from Android to iPhone, iPhone from BlackBerry to webOS or however else you really want to look at it, people are making choices and...

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Moby Dick as told by a BlackBerry Torch user

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] In the past RIM has never really cranked out "consumer" commercials for their devices. iPhone and Android really had them beat in that department. With the release of the BlackBerry Torch on AT&T we've seen some great spots that really show off the device as well as the operating system. The latest commercial creatively tells the story of Moby...

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Leaked: OS 6.0.0.212 for the BlackBerry Curve 3G 9330

Leaked: OS 6.0.0.212 for the BlackBerry Curve 3G 9330

And now that device has gone official, there is already a leaked OS waiting for everyone. As advertised in the press release, the BlackBerry Curve 3G (9330) is BlackBerry 6 capable but, it's up to Verizon to certify the release for their network. This time though, we already have BlackBerry 6 available for those who are actually going to be picking up the device. For those keeping track, that'...

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Verizon Wireless and Research In Motion launch the all new BlackBerry Curve 3G

  We've known this was coming for a while now and today is the day. Verizon and Research In Motion have just announced the availability of the BlackBerry Curve 3G for the Verizon network. The brand new BlackBerry Curve 3G will be available in business sales channels beginning Sept. 16. After that, it will be available for purchase online and in stores in the coming weeks. The device will sell...

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Contest Winners - WordBldr, Stealth 2.0 and AddOnis & WiFi Hero!

Contest Winners - WordBldr, Stealth 2.0 and AddOnis & WiFi Hero!

Here are the winners from last weeks round of 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 spam/junk folder just in case, and verify your registered address associated with your CrackBerry account) you can email us at...

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Red & White BlackBerry Torch 9800's coming to AT&T

Red & White BlackBerry Torch 9800's coming to AT&T

Looks like Kevin's dream of having a White BlackBerry Torch 9800 just got one step closer. It really hasn't been in doubt that red and white would both be arriving, since the parts for them have been up on 3rd part retailer sites for a while now. But, more a question of when, exactly they would arrive. Engadget sources claim "mid to late November" for the release and to go with the red and...

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MeterBerry has long been one of the best apps for checking out all the stats on your device. Over it's lifespan it has undergone quite a few upgrades and the latest brings some cool features as well as suppoft for the Torch/OS 6. New features include color-coded, customizable banner indicator for battery, temperature, and free application memory. MeterBerry is truly an all-in-one for all there...

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Leaked OS: 6.0.0.225 for the BlackBerry Torch 9800

Leaked OS: 6.0.0.225 for the BlackBerry Torch 9800

Torch users get another leak today. Courtesy of forums member orleff we have OS 6.0.0.225 for the Torch 9800. Hopefully some good improvements come with it, so if you do install be sure to drop a comment with your findings. The download is a bit slow but we'll try to get some mirrors up soon. Be sure to use caution when installing a leaked os. Hit the forums for more discussion. *OS...

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