Mobile Checkbook on sale for 50% off until May 31st

Mobile Checkbook on sale for 50% off until May 31st

One of my favorite BlackBerry financial applications has to be Mobile Checkbook from Mobatech. It helps you keep a tighter grip on your finances, by allowing you to capture every transaction as they occur; regardless if it’s a withdrawal or deposit. Recurring transactions can also be managed as well. Your records can then be exported as an attachment, via email, in XLS or QIF format. It’s...

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BlackBerry Services Banned in Pakistan

BlackBerry Services Banned in Pakistan

On the heels of a massive ban on Facebook due to some "inappropriate" cartoons, the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has also banned the use of all BlackBerry services "until further notice". In addition, some 450 sites including Twitter and other social networks have been banned by the PTA. All cellular companies in Pakistan have been contacted and asked to stop the provisioning of...

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BePhone Theme for All Devices - On Sale for $1.99

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]BePhone is another great looking theme from the guys at JMal and AHaz Designs. Its a clone iPhone theme that really runs smooth, and looks beautiful on your BlackBerry device. It features high quality icons, a today screen, and slide panels that contain a few extra pages of your apps. As with all of JMal and AHaz themes, the theme runs super fast, and is...

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Telstra Launches BlackBerry Pearl 3G In Australia

Telstra Launches BlackBerry Pearl 3G In Australia

Telstra announced today that the new BlackBerry Pearl 3G will be officially available starting tomorrow. The device will be available exclusively on Telstra in Australia for three months after release. The Pearl 3G will be availalbe in the 20-key version (9100) in both Royal Purple and Piano Black. Various pricing options are available, and the device can be purchased outright for $679....

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Best of Smartphone Experts, 23 May 2010

Android 2.2 Froyo video walkthrough Top features of Android 2.2 Google announces Google TV The best of Android Central at Google I/O Sprint BlackBerry Bold 9650 Review New BlackBerry Bold 9800 Slider Photos White BlackBerry Bold 9700 Gets Unboxed and Fondled Nokia N900...

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BlackBerry Bold 9800 Steps In Front Of The Camera For Us Yet Again.

BlackBerry Bold 9800 Steps In Front Of The Camera For Us Yet Again.

We've seen it in pics, we've seen it in video and now it's time for another round of up close and personal pics with the BlackBerry Bold 9800. Love it or hate it, this is a device that many folks are now starting to love more and more as newer pics and videos show up on the scene. While I'm still not overly fond of the device myself, that on screen keyboard (if it works as I'm thinking it does...

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Reminder: BlackBerry Developers Conference Call For Papers Closes On May 24th

Just a reminder for all the BlackBerry developers out that that are looking to take part in the upcoming BlackBerry Developer Conference. Research In Motion's call for papers is set to close on May 24th, after that time entries will no longer be accepted. Starting May 28th, up until June 25th the selection process will happen wherein speakers who have been chosen will be contacted. Last year's...

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CrackBerry Reminder: What You May Have Missed This Week

CrackBerry Reminder: What You May Have Missed This Week

Some semi-decent news this past week. Sprint users were happy to see the Bold 9650 finally arrive (and a week early even). Sprint edged out Verizon in making the device available, and we have yet to hear from any other carriers with a release date. We have an unboxing and review for you to check out, along with some great contests to get in on - you an even win Kevin's Bold 9700! Check out the...

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Watch How The Worlds Largest BlackBerry Was Built

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] When we showed you all the worlds largest BlackBerry before, many were quick to point out the picture as being fake. Well, of course it was fake. The BlackBerry hadn't been put together at that time. Now that it is up and running in Paris, you can watch the video of how it all was put together. Sure it's kind of cheating how it was done and I'm...

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New Must Have Game: Pinball Deluxe for BlackBerry!

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]W00t!! Pinball Deluxe for BlackBerry Smartphones is now available!! We brought you a sneak peek of Pinball Deluxe from Orlando at WES 2010 last month. I was excited about it then and I'm even more excited now to see it released. BlackBerry has been lacking a good "pinball" game and the great thing about Pinball Deluxe is that the developer Mobigloo has...

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White BlackBerry Bold 9700 Gets Unboxed and Fondled!

White BlackBerry Bold 9700 Gets Unboxed and Fondled!

Video, Photos & 1st Impressions of the white Rogers BlackBerry Bold 9700! [ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]WooHoo! My happy day is here! If you're a regular reader of CrackBerry.com you'll know I have a thing for white BlackBerrys. I'm not quite sure why... maybe it's the exclusivity (you don't see that many of them); maybe it's that white goes with summer; or maybe it's just the fact...

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Clockwork - A Premium Animated Theme for your BlackBerry

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]I've always like the idea behind animated BlackBerry themes, but the problem that I have found with many of them was the fact some feel rather basic. By basic I mean after a 3-5 day stretch, the animation really just isn't all that cool any more and I just want to move on to the next one. WJD Designs has managed to blow that idea out of the water with the...

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Sprint Bold 9650 Factory Unlocked Out of the Box

Sprint Bold 9650 Factory Unlocked Out of the Box

In case you missed it in David's BlackBerry Bold 9650 review, a very cool feature of the new device is that is comes factory unlocked right out of the box. This means no more scrounging for unlock codes if you want to use the 9650 on another carrier. You will be able to use EDGE on North American GSM carriers as well as 3G providing the carrier supports the proper frequencies. Simply put -...

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Picture Magic for BlackBerry Updated - 100 Free Copies Up for Grabs

Want to play around with pictures on your device and add fun images and text? Well with Picture Magic you can do just that. This cool app from Magilab gives you a load of options to tweak your images and share them with family and friends. Add balloons, hair, masks, text bubbles and more with just a few easy steps. Endless possibilities make Picture Magic a great app that will give you endless...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for May 21st, 2010; Contest: 25 Copies of the Quelos Theme to be Won!

Howdy folks, hope everyone out there has had another great week. As per usual, lots of great stuff to talk about in the BlackBerry App Roundup. This week we have another theme giveaway from HedoneDesign... Be sure to answer our contest question for your chance to win! Covered this week in the BlackBerry App Roundup are the following titles: Giveaway of the Week: Quelos BlackBerry Theme...

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Ditto for BlackBerry Updated - Now with a 7 Day Free Trial

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]Ditto for BlackBerry is a very useful application, allowing you to have group chats via SMS. Setup is quick and easy. Simply add contacts to the chat, tag them, and start texting. This saves the confusion and hassle of having multiple one person SMS chats. Overall Ditto is a great solution to BBM Groups, especially if your friends SMS a lot from their non-...

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Leaked BlackBerry Bold 9800 Photos Show Off A Little More Of The Webkit Browser

Whoa. Early morning treat for all you BlackBerry Bold 9800 slider fans out there. Brought to us by the folks over at The Cellular Guru, we now have some nice clear shots of what is surely one of the first BlackBerry devices to have BlackBerry 6 on it when released. Running on the slider, as you can see from the above shot is the long awaited Webkit browser Research In Motion has been working...

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IDW Publishings Comic Catalog Arrives On BlackBerry - Star Trek, Transformers And More

Now this is cool. IDW Publishing has announced they will be bringing some great comics to the BlackBerry platform. If you're a Star Trek, Transformers or G.I. Joe fan you'll certainly dig this news. And yes, it's ok to admit you like any of the three mentioned, my personal favs are Star Trek and Transformers. Right now, the first in the graphic novel series, Star Trek: Countdown is readily...

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Quick Review: Case-Mate ID Case for the BlackBerry Tour 9630

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]Here is a quick look at the Case-Mate ID case for the Tour 9630. I have to say I was excited to get this one since I really only carry my ID and a credit card when I'm out. I figured having the cards right with my device all the time would be easy and keep me from losing them. I liked the case at first, but the more typing I did, the less attached I became...

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