BlackBerry Slider Rumors Update and Roundup (PS. It Is Not Storm3 - More Likely is a Bold)

* Update - If you're looking for a little more proof that the 9700a is the Slider and that OS 6.0 exists, be sure to check out this 9700a UAProf document we found hosted on the BlackBerry.net website. It shows that the resolution is 360x480 (not 480x360 as in the 9700 -- see 9700 UAProf --... thus a slider portrait orientation) and shows that 6.0 is present. It also confirms WiFi b / g and n...

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Review: BluePack S3 Portable Power Solution

Review: BluePack S3 Portable Power Solution

Power. For those of us who love and rely on our BlackBerry Smartphones, it's like air. Without a charged battery in our devices, we feel naked, unconnected. For some of us, the solution is an extended battery for longer life. Others prefer to carry around spare batteries, ready to swap a fresh one in when the current one gets low. I am out and about constantly, and not always near a...

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Windows 7 Ultimate Theme - 15% of Sales Donated to Help Haiti

Windows 7 Ultimate Theme - 15% of Sales Donated to Help Haiti

Windows 7 Ultimate theme by VSMThemes was recently updated to support OS 5. They have decided to join in the Haiti relief effort and donate a portion of all proceeds brought in with this theme. 15% of all sales from now until May 14th will go directly to help the victims of the Haiti earthquake via The American Red Cross. The theme itself is a windows replica, from its icons and wallpaper to...

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CrackBerry Turns 3 Birthday Contest: Win a Schlage LiNK Starter Kit and 3 Months Free Service!

Man I love Birthday Week at CrackBerry.com. The contests just keep coming and the site is a buzz'n. It almost makes getting older feel like a good thing. Our next item up for grabs is provided by our friends at Schlage who are going to set one lucky winner up with a Schlage LiNK Starter Bundle (your choice of deadbolt or lever, as well as a Schlage Wired Camera and Trane Remote Energy...

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BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express (BESX) Installation Video Now Online

If you are looking for more details on BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express you may want to check out the new installation video Research In Motion has posted. It does a complete walkthrough of the process and outlines all the required items to make the process simple as possible. Certainly useful if you are planning on deploying BESX.Click Here To View The Video Of The Installation Process...

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  If you travel a lot and are always on the road, you know what a pain it can be to have to keep track of trip mileage, times and dates. Well VQ Mileage Tracker hopes to solve all your problems by automatically gathering the most needed information. The app uses device GPS along with built-in Bluetooth (or a Bluetooth car charger) in your vehicle to determine when you start and end a trip. VQ...

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Tungle Looking For Beta Testers For New BlackBerry App

Tungle Looking For Beta Testers For New BlackBerry App

Tungle, the online scheduling service aimed at helping you and others manage time better is now seeking out beta testers for their BlackBerry app. As stated on their Twitter account, volunteers are to send their model and OS information to the email address noted and you just may be chosen. If you've never used Tungle before you most certainly need to have a look at it. For those out there...

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BlackBerry Slider Emerges - See First Photos!

BlackBerry Slider Emerges - See First Photos!

* Update: 12 Hours later... I did up a BlackBerry Slider Rumors Roundup and Update post. BE SURE TO CHECK IT OUT! * * Update 2 - For those in the comments and voting on the poll who are not fans of this vertical slider design concept, according to the emails we're receiving it's sounding more and more like the hardware in the photos is actually pretty final form and this is what RIM's first...

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[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] One of the native applications I use regularly on my BlackBerry (multiple times per day) that I've noticed for some reason many BlackBerry users either do not use or don't even know it exists is the BlackBerry Password Keeper. On newer devices you can find it by default within the Applications folder on the homescreen ribbon. The BlackBerry...

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CrackBerry Turns 3 Birthday Contest: Win a Coveroo for your BlackBerry - Ten to be Won!

I know a bunch of you out there will be excited for this CrackBerry Turns 3 Years Old Contest. The Coveroo is one of my favorite smartphone accessories -- making it easy to personalize and customize your device by replacing the stock battery cover with a pimped out one -- and the folks at Coveroo are giving away ten of them to lucky members of CrackBerry Nation. Be sure to jump over to...

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Zoompass For BlackBerry Now On All TELUS Devices

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] If you are a TELUS BlackBerry user you may have noticed a new application icon on your device. Now, sometimes carriers have a really bad habit of pushing a ton of stuff to our devices. In order to better educate folks about the most recent app to pop up, here is a look at Zoompass. Zoompass is a convenient way to send, receive, and request money,...

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Viper SmartStart Now Available for BlackBerry Smartphones

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Back in January we first got news of the Viper SmartStart app for BlackBerry. The app lets you control a compatible Viper system in your vehicle and allows you to start the car, turn on/off the alarm and more. The system is now available for purchase with a MSRP of $299, and works with compatible Viper, Clifford and Python systems. "After we...

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Tether Updated To Version 1.1.0.2

Tether Updated To Version 1.1.0.2

One of my favorite "on the go" apps was recently updated. Tether, was bumped up to version 1.1.0.2 a few days back and the changelog while small, brought some welcomed changes: Updates: Faster UI  BlueTooth Selection General Bug Fixes The faster UI portion was never really that big of a deal for me as the Tether typically fired up pretty fast but some users may have found it slower then...

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Tired of Boring Wallpaper on Your Device? Try a 3D CrackBerry Wallpaper Instead!

If you're like me, you're in a constant battle with your device to find the perfect wallpaper. It seems like at least twice a day I'm running through the pictures on my phone or searching the web to find a new one to keep me happy. Well today I have a wallpaper that I'm sure will stick around on my device for a while. User brianajr88 dropped this awesome 3D design in the forums early this...

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Movies by Flixster for BlackBerry Smartphones

Movies by Flixster for BlackBerry Smartphones

Was it just me, or was the only thing you watched over the past couple of weeks the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games? The few shows that I normally watch were reruns during this time, so I didn’t miss much. Now we can look forward to the Paralympic Games. But when the Games are over and life continues on, what the heck are you going to do with your spare time? One option is to go watch a...

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CrackBerry Turns 3 Contest: Five 1-Year WorldMate Gold for BlackBerry Subscriptions up for Grabs!

Our next prize in the CrackBerry Turns 3 Years Old Birthday series of contests is sponsored by the good folks at WorldMate, who have provided us with 5 1-year subscriptions of WorldMate Gold to give away. If you're not familiar with WorldMate, it really is the ultimate must-have travel app for the BlackBerry frequent flier. And the subscription to the Gold service provides some value-added...

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BlackBerry Theme Roundup for March 1st 2010 - 50 Copies of miPhone to be Won!

BlackBerry Theme Roundup for March 1st  2010 - 50 Copies of miPhone to be Won!

Contest: 50 Copies of miPhone to be won. Leave a comment! Time again for us to bring you our top picks for themes to dress up your BlackBerrys. As always, we have some great themes to feature for the various devices on the market, and due to a request made in the comments last week, we scoured around to find a theme compatible with the 85xx series of devices, as they tend to get neglected...

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Get Cooking with BlackBerry Apps!

Get Cooking with BlackBerry Apps!

Not everyone has a flair for creating amazing meals in the kitchen. I’m pretty sure every one of us, at some point in our lives, has incorporated Macaroni and Cheese into your weekly (or even daily) meal plan. Though I consider it the Yellow Death, I too have whipped up this quick dish to satisfy my hunger. I’m sure my wife will agree I have become much more experienced in the kitchen and can...

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[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Geeez... between the CB Birthday planning last week during the day and Olympics watching taking up my free time at night, I nearly forgot I still have a few Mobile World Congress videos to get up on the blogs. This one is a little bit different.... The folks from Schad Automation were on-hand at the BlackBerry booth showing off their Extend 7000...

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