[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Shortly after RIM's Co-Founder and Co-CEO Mike Lazaridis gave his general assembly keynote at Mobile World Congress yesterday (view that video), he jumped over to App Planet to talk to the developers in attendance at BlackBerry Developer day. In addition to rallying the BlackBerry developer troops with some BlackBerry facts and figures, Mike gave...

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PrivacyStar Updated to v1.0.50.2 - Now Available in CrackBerry App Store

PrivacyStar Updated to v1.0.50.2 - Now Available in CrackBerry App Store

We have previously posted on PrivacyStar, a full featured call blocking application by First Orion Corporation. Well we got word today that the application has now made its way to Mobihand and the CrackBerry App Store. So if you've been holding off on picking it up, you can now grab it through the software store. Some of PrivacyStar's features include: Reverse Call Lookup Block Unwanted...

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BoxTone Certified for Use with BES Express

BoxTone Certified for Use with BES Express

In conjunction with the announcement of BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express, BoxTone has also announced that their software will support the new service to the fullest. BoxTone stated that they have entered the certification process for the new software, allowing them to support new BESX users. The company expects a rise in demand from small businesses looking for a simple, low-cost...

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MWC10: Interview with Rob Kao of SmrtGuard

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] When I ran into Rob Kao of SmrtGuard yesterday at Mobile World Congress I convinced him to go on camera for a couple minutes and give us an update on where things are at. SmrtGuard recently released a free version of their premium mobile security application, and with pre-MWC rumors talking about RIM releasing their own "BlackBerry shield" service,...

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BlackBerry Storm 2 Coming To Rogers Or Just A Marketing Mix Up?

BlackBerry Storm 2 Coming To Rogers Or Just A Marketing Mix Up?

Kyle over at BlackBerryCool got tipped to something interesting today. The March 1st issue of business week recently ran the above ad in their publication advertising the BlackBerry Storm2. Nothing out of the ordinary about that, unless you look harder into the ad where it says "See all there is to see with BlackBerry® Storm™ smartphones from Rogers and other major retailers". Funny, Rogers...

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Stop Mistakenly Sent Emails with Unsend Email - 50 Free Copies to be Won

Stop Mistakenly Sent Emails with Unsend Email - 50 Free Copies to be Won

Have you ever prematurely sent an email, forgetting information, recipients, or attachments? Unsend Email by PuguaSoft can save you from those embarrassing mistakes. Using Unsend Email is very simple. First you must select how long you would like your email to be unsent, configurable from 5-30 seconds (emails will delay sending for this selected time). After realizing you have sent the email...

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Setting Up Wifi On Your BlackBerry Smartphone

As most newer devices have Wifi, more and more questions are popping up on just how to get up and running with Wifi. Its fairly simple, but for new BlackBerry users, some of it may be a bit confusing. Wifi is arguably one of the best features on new devices, so for a quick look at some on the available Wifi settings, check out the video above. We'll take a look at how to add a new connection...

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CrackBerry Podcast: We Talk to RIM at MWC and Get Answers on WebKit Browser, Super Apps and BES Express!

Download Podcast .MP3 Directly | Podcast Feed | Subscribe in iTunes Following up on RIM's announcement of BES Express, demo of their WebKit browser and discussion on Super Apps yesterday in Barcelona at Mobile World Congress 2010, I had a chance to get some clarification and answers direct from RIM today. I haven't had a whole bunch of time to catch up on my RSS feeds and forum post...

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BlackBerry Accessory Roundup: Enter to Win a Case-Mate Fuel Case for the Bold 9700

This Week's Featured Item: Case-Mate Fuel Case for the Bold 9700 Its no secret that BlackBerry users sometimes struggle to get through a day one just one charge. Extra or extended batteries can only go so far, and having to plug-in every time you find an outlet isn't ideal. Enter the Case-Mate Fuel Case. This amazing case not only holds your Bold 9700 and keeps it secure, it also adds "fuel...

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Official OS 5.0.0.484 for the BlackBerry Tour 9630 Now Available for Download from Sprint

  Just last week Sprint released OS 5.0.0.484 for Tour users through Desktop Manager, and today it has finally made its way online for download. The latest 5.0 OS for the Tour 9630 can now be downloaded from the BlackBerry Software Downloads page for those of you who didn't already grab it elsewhere. The install will work if you have a Tour on another carrier as well, just be sure to delete...

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Verizon Wireless and Skype Team Up - Mobile Version for BlackBerry Coming in March

Yesterday Kevin posted a video from the Skype booth and couldn't get a definite answer as to when exactly a Skype client for BlackBerry was coming. Well just one day later, Verizon has announced that it has partnered with Skype and will be bringing a client to a number of its smartphones in March. It appears that the app will work on Big Red's 3G smartphones with data plans, and will include...

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Mike Lazaridis Keynote Presentation at Mobile World Congress

Day 2 of Mobile World Congress has been a busy one for RIM, with BlackBerry Developer Day taking place at the App Planet venue (looked like a great turnout when I was there!) and RIM's Co-Founder and Co-CEO Mike Lazaridis taking center stage in this morning's keynote session. I grabbed Mike L's keynote on video so you can kick back and watch all of today's announcement like you were there...

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skySYNC- Launches In Beta Form, Looking To Serve Up Your Music

skySYNC- Launches In Beta Form, Looking To Serve Up Your Music

In what was previously a closed beta but now open one, skySYNC is a new service that has laid claim to being able to stream your iTunes library to your BlackBerry. Making use of a downloadable BlackBerry app and combined with a PC/Mac/Linux version of their desktop application skySYNC offers all your music in one place, always synced and always available through your device. Sounds...

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Contest: Iconify v1.0.3  Out Of Beta And Now Available - Win One Of  25 Copies

A little while back we had the pleasure of announcing the beta of Iconify from Emacberry. After all the great feedback from you all, the CrackBerry community Matthias has updated Iconify with many features that were requested and plenty of bugs have certainly been worked out. You can get a look at the full list of fixes via the emacberry website but here is a rundown: What's Fixed: Scroll...

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Metallic- A Wallpaper Friendly Theme From Hedone Design

Metallic- A Wallpaper Friendly Theme From Hedone Design

Here is a great theme for all you folks who like to have an unobstructed view of your wallpaper. Hedone Design has released Metallic a few days now and after checking it out it has quickly become one of my favorites. The special features built into this theme are what really make it great. For example, the drop down, dimming dock on the main screen is controllable so you can raise the icons up...

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Contest Winners: Slacker Radio, Twinkler Software/Toysoft Bundle, MailRuleManager, BerrySki, WorldMate and More!

Last week was a huge week for contests. I didn't even realize there were so many, but the more the merrier. We had some huge giveaways from Schlage and Worldmate, as well as some free Slacker Radio and Gym Technik subscriptions. We threw in some great apps to round out the fun, and walk away with a ton of happy winners. Hit the jump for the full list of winners. *Also need to give a special...

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BlackBerry WebKit Browser Video Demo First Look!

BlackBerry WebKit Browser Video Demo First Look!

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] The announced but not yet released WebKit-based BlackBerry web browser was shown off via video demo twice today at Mobile World Congress. Mike Lazaridis, RIM's Co-Founder and Co-CEO, gave it a minute of glory during the morning's general session, while an hour later it was Mike Kirkup, RIM's Director of Developer Relations, who gave a quick walk...

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Press Release: RIM Introduces BlackBerry Server Express

Press Release: RIM Introduces BlackBerry Server Express

Press Release RIM Introduces BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express Free New BlackBerry Software for Microsoft Exchange and Microsoft Windows Small Business Server Allows Companies to Empower All Employees with Wireless Access to Their Corporate Email Without Compromising Security or Manageability WATERLOO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 16, 2010) - Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ:RIMM)(TSX:...

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