BlackBerry Bold 9780 given the once over on video

We've seen bits and pieces of the BlackBerry Bold 9780 on video and in photos, but haven't really delved deep into the device hardware and software. Well the folks at TechnoBuffalo got their hands on a pre-release device and gave it a pretty solid look. There isn't a whole lot separating the Bold 9780 from the Bold 9700 aside from some updated specs and a different colored bezel (for now at...

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Prenatal Yoga - A simple guide to prenatal yoga for your BlackBerry

Prenatal Yoga - A simple guide to prenatal yoga for your BlackBerry

When you are pregnant, one of the most frustrating things you face is not being able to relax. Everything is uncomfortable. Sleeping, sitting, standing... it's all a struggle as the months go on. Yoga has long been practiced to help increase strength, flexibility and promote relaxation, especially during pregnancy. Now you can take some basic yoga moves and tips for helping you get comfortable...

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Qwell takes call monitoring to the next level

Call monitoring applications can be your best friend or worst enemy, while they keep away the calls you don't want to come through, they can just as easily be keeping away some of the extremely important calls that you do want to come through. Setting up lists that allow and don't allow certain calls to filter through at various times can be a bit of a daunting task since you don't want to miss...

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Contest Winners - MeterBerry and Camera Plus!

Contest Winners - MeterBerry and Camera Plus!

Here are the winners from last weeks round of contests. If you won you will be receiving an email either directly from us or the retailer/developer directly in the next few days. If for some reason you don't receive an email within 7-14 days (be sure to check your spam/junk folder just in case, and verify your registered address associated with your CrackBerry account) you can email us at...

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Get the ping me baby BBM theme song ringtone right here!

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]  The other day when we posted the above video of the BBM theme song we thought it was really cool. Apparently, we weren't the only ones. Yesterday, the creator of the song Riz emailed us and asked if we could actually go ahead and post up the ringtone for everyone to download. Reason being, he can't keep up with the requests for it any more as he's...

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Meebo launches instant messaging application for BlackBerry

Meebo launches instant messaging application for BlackBerry

Meebo, the web service that offers online instant messaging across multiple social networks has rolled out their BlackBerry client in beta form. Users looking for a better way to keep all their social network friends together can now download the free application to their devices to get started. The application, which uses a custom built UI allows you to access your Meebo account on the go. Since...

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RIM files SurfBook trademark - possible name for BlackBerry tablet?

RIM files SurfBook trademark - possible name for BlackBerry tablet?

RIM has never been one to wait on things when filing for trademarks and patents. While waiting on any solid news up the upcoming BlackBerry tablet we've seen a few different names tossed around, of which "BlackPad "seemed to stick the most yet prove the most ridiculous. Well apparently RIM had filed for a trademark of the name "SurfBook"  in early August leading us to believe they may have...

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New device photo emerges - Is this the BlackBerry Storm 3??

New device photo emerges - Is this the BlackBerry Storm 3??

With most of the "new device" hype over the Torch 9800 dying down, hardcore users again will surely turn to the ever-speculated BlackBerry Storm3. We're pretty sure the device is out there somewhere but don't have any solid proof just yet. We did see the "Odin refresh" training slide that gave us some hope, but today BerryReview posted up this photo of what could possibly be the elusive device in...

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Leaked OS: 6.0.0.246 for the BlackBerry Torch 9800

Leaked OS: 6.0.0.246 for the BlackBerry Torch 9800

 After an exciting weekend of OS6 action we have yet another new OS for the Torch 9800. Courtesy of Driphter.com OS 6.0.0.246 is now available for the Torch 9800. This is the latest leak for the Torch and as we've seen with the last few things keep getting better. So if you're a Torch user and want to give it a go, be sure to drop a comment and let us know how it is. As always, use caution when...

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bbCasa for BlackBerry - Finally a better way to use Picasa on your device

bbCasa for BlackBerry - Finally a better way to use Picasa on your device

Way back in January of 2008, word came from CES that Picasa had developed an official app for BlackBerry that promised to be more than just a launcher for the web album site. The app was rumored to make tagging and uploading your pictures from your BlackBerry's camera to your Picasa Web Album simple and quick. Unfortunately, that app was never released to the public, and all talk of it died out...

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BlackBerry theme roundup for Sept. 20th 2010 - 50 copies of Koncept up for grabs!

Contest: 50 Copies of Koncept to be won. Leave a comment! We heard your cries last week when we failed to bring our loyal readers a theme roundup, and we are very sorry, but sometimes things happen that you can't control. Either way, we are back in the swing of things here and we are happy to bring you another great edition of the roundup. With just a week left until DevCon many of us are...

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[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] The Toronto International Film Festival shut down as of last night. The event which ran from Sept 9-19th was indeed an event not to be missed if you were in the Toronto area at that time. Sadly, not everyone who wanted to attend the events could go, myself included. However, that shouldn't stop anyone from catching up on the happenings of what went...

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BlackBerry Developers Conference 2010 - Things to look forward to

BlackBerry Developers Conference 2010 - Things to look forward to

The BlackBerry Developers Conference is a mere 6 days away from now. Since we're getting ever so close, the common question asked is what will we be seeing come from from Research In Motion during that time? This year, Research In Motion has been rather giving in terms of the information being relayed about what to expect. Through videos and blog postings we now know that they'll certainly be...

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Best of Smartphone Experts, 19 Sept 2010

Samsung Galaxy Tab/Media Hub event: Coming to all 4 major U.S. carriers; Wifi-only Galaxy Tab is coming; hands-on with Media Hub on the Galaxy Tab; bonus interview Fruit Ninja now on Android Android app picks of the week Unofficial BlackBerry 6 firmware now available for the BlackBerry Bold 9650...

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Leaked: OS 6.0.0.222 for the BlackBerry Curve 3G 9330

Leaked: OS 6.0.0.222 for the BlackBerry Curve 3G 9330

Here is what is now the second BlackBerry 6 leak for the BlackBerry Curve 3G 9330. Not exactly too sure what has changed with this release but, give it a go and let us all know in the comments. Be sure to back up your data. If the OS leak spree continues we may just see BlackBerry 6 on a 9700. *OS Disclaimer - Please Read: Keep in mind this is NOT an official release and as such is not...

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Quick look at BlackBerry 6 running on the BlackBerry Bold 9650 [video]

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] *UPDATE* Social feeds is available, you just have to check it in apploader to ensure installation. Here is a super quick look at OS 6.0.0.222 running on a Verizon BlackBerry Bold 9650. I just pulled it off of my PC and haven't even played around with it yet. My initial thoughts are that it runs pretty well overall, but its a bit sluggish at times...

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Leaked OS: 6.0.0.222 for the BlackBerry Bold 9650!!

Leaked OS: 6.0.0.222 for the BlackBerry Bold 9650!!

Well ... here it is. From BBLeaks today we finally have a leaked OS 6 for the Bold 9650. In the form of 6.0.0.222 its ready to download. I'm sure loads of you have been waiting on this, so get on the download and fire it up. Keep in mind this is still not an official OS, so use caution when installing. *OS Disclaimer - Please Read: Keep in mind this is NOT an official release and as such is...

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CrackBerry reminder: What you may have missed this week

CrackBerry reminder: What you may have missed this week

What You May Have Missed CrackBerry App Awards Nominees Announced - Vote Now!! >>  Research in Motion Q2 Fiscal 2011 Results Announced >>  Leaked OS: 5.0.0.938 for the BlackBerry Bold 9700 >>  Verizon launches Mobile Recovery for smartphones >>  TELUS branded BlackBerry Bold 9780 caught on video >>  Sprint Announces the BlackBerry Curve 3G! >> ...

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AT&T to finally get the Pearl 3G and Curve 3G October 3rd?

AT&T to finally get the Pearl 3G and Curve 3G October 3rd?

It's pretty surprising that no major US carriers (aside from Cincinnati Bell) have picked up the Pearl 3G yet. It was expected months ago, but for some reason is nowhere to be found. Well Engadget is reporting that it may finally be showing up on AT&T in less than a month. According to a rumored device list, both the Pearl 3G and Curve 3G will be making their way to AT&T (with a bunch...

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