[ 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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Following up unofficial word yesterday via a Staples memo that Research In Motion would be recalling over 900 BlackBerry PlayBook tablets, I reached out to RIM for more information seeing as the memo didn't disclose any explanation of exactly what was faulty in the units. Here's the deal:  RIM determined that approximately one thousand BlackBerry PlayBook tablets (16 GB) were shipped...

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CrackBerry Reminder: What you may have missed this week

What You May Have Missed Portability Matters! 60% of 15,000+ poll respondents would prefer a 7" PlayBookQuick Review: Facebook for the BlackBerry PlayBookBlackBerry Messenger on your Desktop - Fixmo Web Messenger enters public beta!BlackBerry Bold 9700 and 9780 get an official update to OS 6.0.0.546 from Taiwan Mobile!BlackBerry PlayBook Native Email and PIM Running via BlackBerry OS...

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* Update:  Read the Official Statement from RIM regarding this news. * Granted, it's not the best news we've heard all day but at least the issue was recognized and all affected units -- if not sold, are being recalled. Yes, an issue has been found in over 900 BlackBerry PlayBooks that were shipped to Staples those being that of the 16GB flavor so, if you purchased yours from Staples then...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for May 15, 2011 - Win a free copy of Cut the Cable!

Want a free copy of Cut the Cable? Keep reading to see how to win one! Welcome to this week's BlackBerry App Roundup! This week we have 20 copies of Cut the Cable to give away! We have searched high and low and found some neat apps to share with you this week, so head on past the break to check them out and enter the contest! If you have an app you want to see featured in the roundup be sure to...

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BlackBerry App World updated to v2.1.2.15

  Another BlackBerry App World update has started to trickle out of the past few days, some folks are seeing it appear as an update while others aren't getting the update message at all. No matter, if you'd rather skip thewhole waiting it out business then you can grab the direct download off of the BlackBerry App World site -- if you're more patient and realize, it's not going to bring any...

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If you're a hardcore Twitter user, you've no doubt come across this issue with the BlackBerry PlayBook web browser when visiting Twitter. It -- seemingly, doesn't allow you to use the full Twitter website. Instead, it redirects you to the mobile site with no link being provided to escape from it. However, thanks to some URL trickery -- you can now use the full Twitter website should you choose...

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Contest: Effortless by Z Man Designs - 30 copies up for grabs!

Looking for a new theme that not only looks awesome, but is easy to use, not bogged down with an overkill of hot spots, hidden this and that, and keys to press just to do basic functions? Z Man Designs heard you were looking for that, and they have developed Effortless, a hot new theme that you don't need a user manual to figure out. Effortless features one simple hidden dock, custom battery...

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Jigsaw Puzzle for the BlackBerry PlayBook

A great time killer and fun game for the whole family, Jigsaw Puzzle is truly one of my favorite BlackBerry PlayBook games thus far. It's dead simple to play and if you're at all a fan of puzzles then this is the game for you. There are plenty of both animal and landscape puzzles to choose from with both easy and medium difficulties. It's challenging yet entertaining at the same time, and for...

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Geek Pro: Print from your BlackBerry over wifi

[ youtube link for mobile viewing ] As you may have noticed from some of my earlier Bluetooth device reviews, I hate wires. So I jump at any opportunity to cut the cable and do something new over the airwaves. Printing wirelessly has to be one of the coolest things I can do with my BlackBerry. After starting Fixmo Tools, I navigate to the Remote Print, browse for my file to be printed...

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Ran out of sticky notes? Try NOTO for the BlackBerry PlayBook

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] The NOTO application is a basic note/memo tool to use when you need to jot something down quickly on your PlayBook. Pretty handy if you find yourself in the boardroom and forgot to bring a book and pen. It can also be used as a quick reference when you’re conveying your opinion and don’t want to forget any important points. True, you can also use...

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Official OS 6.0.0.546 for the BlackBerry Pearl 3G from Vodafone DE

Happy Friday Pearl 3G users. From Vodafone DE we have OS 6.0.0.546 ready for the taking. This one is fresh so no news of whats new/changed/different, so be sure to drop a comment or swing by the forums and let us know. This one is good for the Pearl 9100 or 9105. As always, use caution when installing any OS on your device. Download OS 6.0.0.546 for the BlackBerry Pearl 3GDiscuss more in the...

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Review: Menux v1.0 - 50 copies to be won!

Shortcuts play a pivotal role in my daily commute. When you're standing on a train platform with a three foot gap it's usually not a good idea to be handling your BlackBerry. Quickly accessing various functions is a must. When the topic of apps clogging up the BlackBerry system menu came up on twitter awhile back I couldn't help but think how lost I would be without them. Call me crazy but...

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