Blocked Traffic Free - the deceptively simple game for BlackBerry

Warning: Blocked Traffic should not be played while studying or before bedtime. Players may experience time distortions as the phrase "just a minute" gets stretched to its breaking point. This game will amuse you with its simplicity and confound you with its complexity. A couple of Christmases ago, my then four-year-old nephew got a present I couldn't put down. On the surface, the game was...

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Attire, as a verb, means to "put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive". No wonder Pootermobile chose Attire as the name of his latest BlackBerry theme! This is like that little black dress you always turn to; comfortable, classy, functional and flexible. Attire sports customizable text icons in a bottom dock (2-4 depending on device), a fixed application button, a...

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The BlackBerry Leather Pocket Pouch is a great mix of style and protection. Contest: Leave a comment for your chance to win! Pretty much every BlackBerry user has a case of some sort. Be it a skin case or hard case there is usually a reason behind it. Some choose their case for style, while others need protection. Depending on your job and your needs there is a case that will be fit for you....

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Obama's BlackBerry takes a dive - Proves it's still affected by gravity

A while back we posted a poll asking how many of you have dropped your device. Over 80% of those that voted have dropped their device at least once, with a crazy 26% dropping it five times or more. Well President Barak Obama is now part of the dropped BlackBerry club as he was actually caught on camera as he dropped his device on a recent trip to Tennessee. It appears that it wasn't his...

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Slacker Launches Slacker Premium with On-Demand services

Slacker today launched Slacker Premium Radio, a new service that provides on-demand access to the Slacker music library. Slacker Premium is available today via the BlackBerry app and other platforms as well. With the launch of Slacker Premium Radio, Slacker becomes the first music service to deliver three complementary tiers. Slacker Premium enables listeners to search and play specific songs...

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Official OS 6.0.0.524 for the Curve 3G 9330 and Bold 9650 from Verizon

Verizon users get another update today as both the Bold 9650 and Curve 3G 9330 have some new software. OS 6.0.0.524 is official from Big Red and ready for the taking. Things look to be good on both of these, so if you are a 9650 or 9330 user then fire up the ol' USB cables and get to installing. If you get up and running, leave a comment here or in the forums with your findings. As always, use...

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VQ MileageTracker now automatically adds Outlook Calendar events to user's mileage tracking reports. In addition to the already great set of features, the app will now automatically add all of your tracked events to an Outlook calendar for easier tracking. VQ Mileage Tracker automatically tracks your mileage every time you drive and also captures date, time, distance, start address, end...

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The above tweet from UK_BlackBerry says it all. The BlackBerry PlayBook is now available for pre-order and come June 16th will be available to folks in the UK. Finally!!  Retailers announced in the tweet include Carphone Warehouse/Best Buy, Dixons Stores Group, Insight and Phones 4U. The tablet will run you £399 for the 16GB, £479 for the 32GB and £559 for the 64GB version. If you're in the...

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Here are the winners from last week's 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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[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Unless you live in a cave, you've no doubt seen at least one BlackBerry PlayBook commercial by now. The latest, which is sure to hit airwaves soon if it hasn't already -- takes a quick look at the Adobe Flash abilities of the BlackBerry PlayBook all while firing a warning shot in Apples direction, discreetly. Needless to say, having Adobe Flash on...

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Pipeline: A stylish news reader for the BlackBerry PlayBook

  Pipeline is the BlackBerry PlayBook RSS news reader I've been looking for... almost. One of my favorite and most-used apps on my BlackBerry Torch is BlackBerry News Feeds. I enjoy the internet-at-a-glance that RSS feeds provide, with quick links to further reading on the web. With the latest improvements to that app, it has become my go-to source for quick reading about the world around...

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Humorous FedEx Office Print & Go commercial features two BlackBerry Torches

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] I ran across this commercial for FedEx Office Print & Go today, and while it's not new exactly, I thought it was humorous as well as informative. Who can't use a laugh on a Monday, right? This ad features a couple of business men at FedEx Office, trying to print a document from their boss, using their BlackBerry Torches. It's a clever ad, and...

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How to cheat at PaperPlane on the BlackBerry PlayBook and get HIGH SCORES!!

* Disclaimer: It's my birthday today. Every year on my birthday I like to do up a fun post I might not normally write. Last year I did up the controversial BlackBerry Adult Apps Roundup. Pushing the limits, I know, and I took a bit of flak over it (though it's still one of our highest viewed articles on CrackBerry... what's that say?!). This year I'm keeping it toned down but am giving back to...

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[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] While at BlackBerry World we saw plenty of good stuff that is in the RIM pipeline. One of which is the BBM Social Platform and how it can be used in apps on BlackBerry. The new features will change the way we interact with apps and allow users to easily share info, play games and much more. One of the apps that will integrate BBM is ScoreMobile....

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CrackBerry Readers: Win a BlackBerry PlayBook and More Courtesy of BBThemes!

Leave a comment to this blog post for your chance to win a BlackBerry PlayBook and more from BBThemes and CrackBerry.com! As a token of his appreciation to CrackBerry and our awesome community for the recent success of his PaperPlane game for the PlayBook and Six Dot Xish Theme for BlackBerry Smartphones, Dave at BBThemes wanted to do up a giveaway. He's doing it up REAL GOOD too, with three...

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POP Screensaver by MMMOOO - Enter to win 1 of 25 free copies!

If you're looking for a screensaver app for your BlackBerry, check out POP Screensaver by MMMOOO. With this app, you set up the options and then just let it run. When activated, whimsical bubbles dance around your screen. You have options for the background (a solid color or a use an image from your device), the number of bubbles on the screen, and calendar on or off. You can even set a...

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BlackBerry PlayBook Chargers

An overview of the OEM charging solutions available for the BlackBerry PlayBook, including the PlayBook Travel Charger, PlayBook Charging Pod and PlayBook Rapid Charger. [ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] The BlackBerry PlayBook may not come with a removable battery, but for Research In Motion's first tablet they have made available three charging solutions that give users plenty of...

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RIM announces BIS 4.0 details - Rollout coming soon

It's close to that time again, another BIS update is set to roll out and RIM has announced the details for it. Savvy users found the information long ago, considering it was put into the RIM knowledge base over a month ago now but realistically not everyone checks there. So what will be new when BIS 4.0 rolls out? Check below for details: Automatic Login Improvements   Language Support -...

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Go old-school with Vector Runner for the BlackBerry PlayBook

I've been searching non-stop for BlackBerry PlayBook games that can keep me entertained. Many I have come across are great for a bit but the replay value soon wears out. Vector Runner is one I am proud to say is both fun and has amazing replay value. The objective is to simply steer yourself through various obstacles in the old-school 80's arcade environment while collecting points along the...

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