BlackBerry 9700 Shows Up In Bell System Again, This Time 8530 Joins It As Well

This isn't the first time we have seen the BlackBerry 9700 show up in the Bell system. Last time it was caught on blurry cam. This time it's crystal clear as to what it is listed, that we are all waiting patiently for. Alongside the 9700, BoyGenius also posted a look at the BlackBerry Curve 8530 which is also now showing up and nearing release. All these devices showing in so many systems, it'...

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New TweetGenius Available for Original Customers - Soonish for Everyone Else

Half of you have been patiently waiting for the new TweetGenius and the other half probably don't even know it exists. Boy Genius Report teamed up with the folks at Beejive months ago and went into hiding so they could crank out the biggest, baddest Twitter client of them all. SocialScope and Ubertwitter are the most talked about Twitter clients of late, so people seem to forget that...

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BigTinCan Mapper Pro - 50 Free Copies

One more contest before everyone hits happy hour today. BigTinCan Mapper Pro is a cool app that lets you be a part of OSM (Open Street Mapping) by mapping your area and adding points of interest. The app lets you track your route, check out live GPS details and even send the map as an ALX or GPE file to a PC. BigTinCan Mapper Pro obviously isn't for everyone as it targets a specific audience,...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for October 2nd, 2009!

BlackBerry App Roundup for October 2nd, 2009!

Howdy folks, happy October to all! Yes, things are getting decidedly chilly up here in Canada... Time to put away the golf clubs and pull out the hockey gear, right? Right. Yet another interesting week in BlackBerry Apps, so lets get right down to business. Covered this week in the BlackBerry App Roundup are the following titles: In Case You Missed It: BlackBerry App World Updated to 1.1.0....

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BBScanner for BlackBerry Smartphones - Video Review

Forums moderator yester18 took the time to do up this review of BBScanner for us. He goes over the multiple features, feeds, settings and more. If you don't want to shell out over $100 for a full-featured police scanner, this is a great app that lets you listen to a ton of police, fire & EMS radios. BBScanner is available for just $2.99 from BBScanner.com.

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Sticky Note Theme For BlackBerry Storm - 50 Free Copies

The week is almost over, and we wanted to sneak in a quick contest or two. Artem just let me know that he wants to give away 50 free copies of his Sticky Notes theme for the Storm. This totally custom theme has icons that feature - what else - sticky notes. There are custom battery and signal meters, as well as a hidden dock. If you're looking for something unique for you Storm, give this...

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Powermat Charges Your Device Without Any Wires

This is totally cool - the mat charges pretty much any electronic device with no cables or plugs. You just throw on of the "receivers" on your device and drop it on the Powermat. It then charges as it normally would, just by sitting on the mat. A light lets you know its charging, and you can do  up to three devices at once. This is a great way to clean up your desktop or nightstand and keep...

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Download BlackBerry Desktop Software for Mac!

Download BlackBerry Desktop Software for Mac!

11:32am EDT: WOOOHOOOO!!! RIM WAS EARLY! Click the image above to download now! 10:00 am EDT: Oh Happy Day! I know I should probably wait until BlackBerry Desktop Software for Mac is available for download at 1pm EDT this afternoon, but I just couldn't wait and had to get a post started for it asap. Consider this the official BDM for Mac waiting room and we'll update this post as the time...

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Deal of the Day: Easy Bartender for 50% Off!

I gotta feeling... tonight's gonna be a good night! I don't know about you, but I've had one helluva week, so I know what I'm doing tonight (am I allowed to say that on the blogs?? Ahh well, it's the truth)..... drinking. If you're in the same frame of mind as me today, then it's fitting that today's deal of the day is Easy Bartender! Until midnight CST tonight, you can get it for $3.99 -...

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The Last Set of Four BlackBerry Developers Challenge Finalists Announced

Time yet again to go over the last set of finalists for the BlackBerry Developer Challenge which will of course be wrapping things up at the BlackBerry Developer Conference in November. This time around the list of finalists is brought down to four and amongst them are some great applications. 7digital Music Store (by DevelopIQ) FileScout (by Privateer) ProOnGo Expense with Receipt Reader...

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BlackBerry Atlas Video Walk Through And Spec Sheet!

BlackBerry Atlas Video Walk Through And Spec Sheet!

Salomondrin has got a new video of the BlackBerry Atlas in action for us all to have a look at coming after it's first on screen appearance. This device is running platform 6.0 and all signs seem to point to the fact it may not even show up on the US market if it indeed shows up on any market at all. The folks over at BlackBerryOS also got their hands on a spec sheet (after the jump) for the...

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Another Unofficial BlackBerry Storm 9550 Preview

This time around it's the guys at phonearena that have their hands on a pre-release BlackBerry Storm 9550 and have given it a first look/preview. It's a little less glowing than some of the other 9550 first looks to date, but overall they come away with the viewpoint that it's a much improved BlackBerry Storm compared to the first generation device, but that the improved SurePress still isn't...

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Rollin' Theme From Hedone Design

All I can say is that I love this theme! Rollin' from Hedone Design throws a great old-school look right on your homescreen. The smooth colors and nostalgic feel are awesome throughout. Rollin' breaks the mold for sure, and if you are looking for something unique to adorn your BlackBerry - look no further. A three icon dock sits on the side, and a very cool street sign icon banner shows all...

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New Beta Application Blurts Coming Soon - Seeking Beta Testers At This Time

This is a sweet concept from MLH Software. A bluetooth device and desktop solution geared towards assisting you get call ID for your BlackBerry Smartphone on your PC. As spotted by my good friend Mauricio over at BlackBerryRocks the details goes like this: If you are like us, you sit in front of a PC most of the day with a BlackBerry in your pocket. Every time it rings you have to dig it...

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Quick Look At Storm 2 Hardware Updates!

Ahh, another day, another quick video of the Storm 2 in action. So far out of the BlackBerry devices leaked I certainly do believe this is RIM's worst kept secret. This device has had more pictures and videos taken of it than Kanye West after he flipped his wig at the VMA's. Nevertheless, Salomondrin takes the time to walk us through some of the hardware changes he has seen in the device over...

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BIS 2.8 Upgrade Coming Sooner Than We Think?

BIS 2.8 Upgrade Coming Sooner Than We Think?

We got a tip this morning that there is a rumoured data outage for October 3rd. During that time, we are told RIM will be kicking it up and upgrading to BIS 2.8 for North American carriers. We originally thought the update would come in September, but in the style of Desktop Manager for Mac, being fashionably late in October may be the way to go. "There is a RIM infrastructure upgrade...

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Review: Plantronics Discovery 975 Bluetooth Headset

Review: Plantronics Discovery 975 Bluetooth Headset

You could win a Plantronics Discovery 975 BT Headset. Details @ end of this post! More and more, we hear about talking on cellphones (and smartphones) while driving becoming a big no no. I have to say that I agree with that decision. I’ve had more than enough near misses that I would have liked to experience. Mostly because someone is on their phone, rather than having two hands on the...

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SmartBCalendar Icon Shows Actual Day and Date

I stumbled across this one this morning and thought it was pretty cool. SmartBCalendar simply replaces your stock calendar icon with a new one (that looks exactly the same) but this one is amped up. The icon shows the actual date, and when highlighted the application name displays as the day - very cool. When you click the icon it takes you right to the native calendar app. I know that we...

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Telus Releases Official OS 4.6.1.284 For The 8230

Telus Releases Official OS 4.6.1.284 For The 8230

Just in case you have avoided the 5.0 beta that has shown up previously for the Pearl Flip here is an official OS release of  OS 4.6.1.284. Be sure to grab this one if you are still running any OS lower that is official, and be sure to delete the Vendor.xml file from you PC as well if you are not a Telus user other wise the update will not go as expected, if at all. Download The Official OS 4...

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BlackBerry Curve 8520 SKU Shows Up for AT&T in Best Buy Inventory System

BlackBerry Curve 8520 SKU Shows Up for AT&T in Best Buy Inventory System

Back in May Engadget posted an AT&T presentation which showed a bunch of upcoming BlackBerry Smartphones, including the onyx (Bold 9700), magnum, Pearl 3G and gemini (Curve 8520). While the word is the magnum project has been scrapped in favor of dakota (half touchscreen, half keyboard, plus trackpad), the photo above taken from a Best Buy inventory screen shows the Curve 8520 might just...

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