Bell launches BlackBerry Torch for online sales only!

Bell launches BlackBerry Torch for online sales only!

In a weird twist of events, Bell this morning has posted the BlackBerry Torch 9800 online for sale. Although Bell had previously stated they would not release the device until October 1st, customers can now head on over to the Bell website and place their order for a brand new Torch with a shipment date of September 29th. To further the twist, retail locations will have the device available...

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BlackBerry Swiss Army Knife (BBSAK) updated to version 1.8

BlackBerry Swiss Army Knife (BBSAK) updated to version 1.8

After a fairly long break from development, BBSAK (BlackBerry Swiss Army Knife) has been updated to version 1.8. The update brings with it some fixes as well as a few new features. If you aren't familiar with BBSAK, it is a desktop utility that allows you to do a ton of stuff for your BlackBerry like wipe, load a new OS, install CODs from your desktop, take screenshots and much more. In my use...

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Verizon BlackBerry Curve 3G Review

Verizon BlackBerry Curve 3G Review

Hands On Look at the new Verizon BlackBerry Curve 3G - an Entry Level BlackBerry that's BlackBerry 6 Ready Verizon's latest offering comes in the form of the new BlackBerry Curve 3G. A near dead-ringer for its 8530 sibling, the Curve 3G (or 9330) is another "entry-level" device geared towards users just getting into BlackBerry or looking for a cheaper alternative to the more expensive models...

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Review: miCoach for BlackBerry smartphones

Review: miCoach for BlackBerry smartphones

Personally speaking, trying to lose the remaining pounds to get to your goal weight is just as hard as the first week or so of losing weight. Sometimes, you just have to pull out all of the stops and make use of any type of help available. It could be as simple as having an extra bit of motivation, or coaching, to help you push through that barrier. Something as basic as knowing your progress...

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ICONIC by BerryMobi - Enter to win 1 of 25 free copies!

ICONIC by BerryMobi - Enter to win 1 of 25 free copies!

ICONIC is a really slick new theme just released by BerryMobi. The design is very professional  with meticulously crafted battery and signal meters, BlackBerry 6 icons, and the functionality of hidden today, hotspots, and shortcuts. What more could you ask for in a theme? Well, BerryMobi has an answer for that. They've taken the home screen on this theme up a notch. The dock is made so that...

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Overly catchy BlackBerry Boys commercial launches in India

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] We see quite a few BlackBerry ads here in the US and try to post on as many as we can, but I have yet to see one quite as catchy as this. The latest commercial comes from Vodafone in India and features a great tune that is sure to be stuck in your head for hours. Overall I like the premise of the ad that BlackBerry isn't just for the working man but...

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BlackBerry Storm 9570 - Up close and personal pics

BlackBerry Storm 9570 - Up close and personal pics

Last night the next Storm finally appeared touting its numerical designation, 9570. Today, we now get a better look at what, exactly the BlackBerry 9570 is. As noted, the overall look of the device is just that of a BlackBerry Storm2. No physical design changes will be found here and it's certainly not thinner in any way. All changes come internally with the memory upgrade and processor being...

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HedoneDesign OS6Like premium theme- 50% off sale!

HedoneDesign OS6Like premium theme- 50% off sale!

There is a lot of talk lately about BlackBerry 6, the new operating system RIM is rolling out. While new devices will come with it pre-loaded, and some already released devices will get OS upgrades, not all existing BlackBerry smartphones are going to get it. This is a disappointing reality for a lot of BlackBerry owners who are feeling left out because their device isn't compatible....

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Rogers BlackBerry Torch 9800 dummy units have started to arrive

Rogers BlackBerry Torch 9800 dummy units have started to arrive

If you're Canadian and awaiting the Rogers release of the BlackBerry Torch 9800 this should come as some good news for you all. Rogers dummy units have started to arrive at Rogers locations which, has always been a clear sign that the devices will soon go on sale. The reported ones have been showing up in the GTA area but, I'm assuming most locations will see them in store by launch. The...

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Love What You Do on BBM contest winner announced

  Back in May Inside BlackBerry fired up a Love What You Do on BBM contest and asked users to submit a short story or video on how they use BBM. The community voted on the submissions and the winner was crowned with a $5,000 prize. There were loads of amazing submissions, but only one true champ. When all was said and done, J. Reyez took the grand prize with his stellar video...

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GesturePad - Add efficiency to your touchscreen BlackBerry!

GesturePad - Add efficiency to your touchscreen BlackBerry!

GesturePad by Tafasa is a new application designed to make using your BlackBerry Storm or Torch more efficient. This app eliminates the need to fumble through multiple screens and menus to open the app you want. Instead, you simply swipe your screen in a shape you've chosen and your desired function is activated. Features: Unlimited number of custom gestures can be added Gesture to...

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BlackBerry Devcon Mobile Guide now available; Reminder: Don't forget to RSVP for the CrackBerry Awards 2010!

Fresh off the app assembly line is the new Devcon Mobile Guide for BlackBerry. The app will help attendees of the BlackBerry Developers Conference schedule sessions and keep up with whats happening in San Francisco. You can view full lists of sessions, check out speakers, search sponsors and much more. The app is also useful in that you can fill out on-site breakout session surveys, review...

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Dropbox for BlackBerry now available for download

Dropbox for BlackBerry now available for download

After what seemed like an endless limited beta Dropbox has finally been released for public consumption. The app can now be installed on your device totally free and allow you access to your files on the go. Dropbox is a very cool and probably one of the most easy ways to share files across platforms. Features of the app include: Access your Dropbox on the go Upload files and sync them to...

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60 Day BlackBerry Fitness Challenge best before/after winner announced!

60 Day BlackBerry Fitness Challenge best before/after winner announced!

Well that's that - the votes are in and we can finally crown a winner of the best before/after photo in the BlackBerry Fitness Challenge. We had some amazing contestants with amazing results, and after all is said and done, the winner of the best before/after photo is: kilted_thrower  Following up in second place was lee_, then joryyoung and yester18. Congrats to kilted_thrower who really...

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Check out Startup Weekend in Toronto September 24-26; Win 1 of 4 free passes to the BlackBerry Developers Conference

With the BlackBerry Developers Conference right around the corner, RIM is sponsoring Startup Weekend September 24th to the 26th in Toronto. The event will pull together loads of developers, people in marketing, graphic artists and many more to help bring some great startup ideas to life. "Startup Weekend recruits a highly motivated group of developers, business managers, startup...

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BlackBerry 9570 spotted running BlackBerry 6 but what is it?

BlackBerry 9570 spotted running BlackBerry 6 but what is it?

  With all the talk of surrounding the BlackBerry Storm refresh and BlackBerry Storm 3, a new picture has emerged of the BlackBerry 9570. What is it? We're not really sure to be honest. We're certainly under the impression that this is indeed the BlackBerry Storm 2 refresh we seen pop up though. The question really is what will it go to market as? BlackBerry Storm 2? That name has been used...

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BlackBerry Tablet, Storm 3, new OS and more to arrive at DevCon?!

BlackBerry Tablet, Storm 3, new OS and more to arrive at DevCon?!

Just in case you weren’t excited about the upcoming BlackBerry Developers Conference before, some information being tossed around today may change your outlook on the situation. According to the folks over at the Wall Street Journal and the Financial Post, RIM is seemingly poised to launch some new hardware and services at this year’s event. Of course, for all you CrackBerry readers this may...

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Hands on with the Curve 3G 9330 running BlackBerry 6

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Yesterday I got my hands on a new Curve 3G 9330 from Verizon (review to follow) and decided to fire it up and install OS 6. Through much trial and error I finally got OS 6.0.0.222 installed and running. Overall I can say it runs very smooth. All of the features are there and nothing is laggy or sluggish at all. As expected, OS 6 brings along some...

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Browser Issues on 6.0.0.222 on your 9650? Get your fix here!

Everyone seems to be very excited about 6.0.0.222 for the BlackBerry Bold 9650. This OS is one that was a best friend to many, and a worst enemy to others. Now of course we know this was a leak and there are going to be some issues at hand with it, but one of the biggest issues that many users were seeing was that the webkit broswer, that we have all waited so patiently for, was not...

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Super Mario Bros v3.0 by BerryGoodThemes - 25 free copies available!

Super Mario Bros v3.0 by BerryGoodThemes - 25 free copies available!

  I used to love playing Super Mario Brothers as a kid. Really, who didn't? Unfortunately, now that I'm an adult, I don't have the time I did back then to spend helping Mario rescue the Princess. But, all the fun doesn't have to end just because I can't hook up the Nintendo and play for hours as I did as a kid.  A while back, the crew over at BerryGoodThemes released Super Mario Brothers, a...

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