BlackBerry Desktop Manager 6 to be released in limited beta starting today!

Well, this came out of nowhere. Inside BlackBerry has just let everyone know that starting today, beta invites will go out to BlackBerry Beta Zone members so that they may have access to the all new, all fresh looking BlackBerry Desktop Manager 6. Certainly not a lot of details were posted other than that. Instead, Inside BlackBerry let the pictures do the talking for them. The design is that...

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Zoombak tracking application for BlackBerry now available in BlackBerry App World

Zoombak tracking application for BlackBerry now available in BlackBerry App World

Zoombak is well known for its personal GPS locators that can be used in many different situations. The company allows customers to access real time tracking information, whenever they need it. The service has endless possibilities; track missing bags, locate a stroller, fetch the family dog or even figure out where Grandma took off to on her scooter (this time). The locator itself is...

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 Add a new look to your device with Ubuntu by Big Papa Designs - 25 free copies to be won!

Matt from BB Theme Labs is heavy into his theme development, and his site is an excellent resource for any developers looking for tips, help, or elements for their themes. He also makes some pretty kickin' themes himself, and his latest shows his skills well. Completely custom, including the icons, meters and every other element you can think of, this theme give the look and feel of the Ubuntu...

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Leaked: OS 5.0.0.822 For the BlackBerry Curve 8900 and BlackBerry Bold 9000

Two more for everyone. Again, courtesy of Driphter.com. This time we have the OS 5.0.0.822 for the BlackBerry Bold 9000 and the BlackBerry Curve 8900. You all know what to do. Back up your data and get your swagg on. Leave us comments if ya find anything cool. *OS Disclaimer - Please Read: Keep in mind this is NOT an official release and as such is not supported by RIM or your Carrier. If...

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Leaked: OS 5.0.0.822 For the BlackBerry Curve 8520

Leaked: OS 5.0.0.822 For the BlackBerry Curve 8520

Fire up your computers and grab your USB cables folks, seems Research In Motion has sprung a few leaks today courtesy of the folks over at Driphter.com. As always, you guys know the drill back up your data and don't shoot us if things go the wrong way. Ya dig? Alright then. *OS Disclaimer - Please Read: Keep in mind this is NOT an official release and as such is not supported by RIM or your...

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Leaked: BlackBerry Desktop Manager 5.0.1.40

Leaked: BlackBerry Desktop Manager 5.0.1.40

Been a while since we've seen a leaked version of BlackBerry Desktop Manager. The folks over at Driphter.com have taken care of that though. You can hit the download link to grab v5.0.1.40. Doesn't appear to be a whole lot of changes with this release, most likely just updates to support some of the newer devices to soon be released. That said, if you all spot something we may have missed let...

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[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Wow, check this out. Salomondrin has again teamed up with Terrible Bean to bring us another look at BlackBerry 6. This time, we get the set up video for the BlackBerry 9800. The video walkthrough is quite impressive to see on it's own but I'm really digging the boot animation that gets shown off. Check it out, let us know what you think in the...

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Did Verizon halt BlackBerry 6 testing on the BlackBerry Storm 2?!?

Did Verizon halt BlackBerry 6 testing on the BlackBerry Storm 2?!?

Some interesting new comes to us from the good folks over at Gizmofusion today. It's certainly not the greatest news if you are a BlackBerry Storm 2 owner but, we'd be remiss to say that it wasn't expected. According to the article, a reliable source has advised Gizmofusion that Verizon was testing builds of BlackBerry 6 for the Storm 2 but has since halted testing due to its inability to...

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BlackBerry Accessory Roundup - Win the case of your choice from ShopCrackBerry.com!

Contest: Don't let your device be naked! Leave a comment telling us which BlackBerry Case you'd like from ShopCrackBerry.com and you could win it! Lets face it - there are TONS of accessories for BlackBerry. Bluetooh headsets, memory cards, charging solutions, batteries and more. But when it comes down to it, the thing most users pick up first and always seem to always have more than one of is...

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Want to keep up on the latest BlackBerry device rumors? Bookmark crackberry.com/rumored-devices and find it all in one place!

With BlackBerry 6 getting closer and upcoming BlackBerry device chatter and excitement heating up again (think slider, tablet, curve 9300, storm3 and more...) we figured we'd make things easier to follow moving forward by bringing it all together in one place. The CrackBerry blogs will always bring you the latest information daily, but if you find yourself having trouble keeping all the...

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BlackBerry DevCon 2010 - Full session catalog now available for viewing

Just a little something for those of you who still may be on the fence in your decision to attend the 2010 BlackBerry Developers Conference. The full session catalog has now been posted online for viewing. Taking a brief look through the sessions, I noticed quite a few new items listed. I think it's pretty safe to say that part of Research In Motions ongoing marketing strategy was to start...

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CrackBerry Launcher app updated to verson 1.93; Now available in App World!

** Update: Note, right now the App World version and CrackBerry version are the same builds, which feature the trimmed down links (no downloads or app store) that App World required. We'll soon get back up the updated CB version into the CB App store that will have all of the links. Thx for the patience! ** This is exciting! Our CrackBerry Launcher application, built for us by Fabian...

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WooHoo! ShortcutMe 4.1 ready for the BlackBerry Tour 9630 and Bold 9650

WooHoo! ShortcutMe 4.1 ready for the BlackBerry Tour 9630 and Bold 9650

Sam from Fonware let me know that the multitasking shortcut application, ShortcutMe 4.1, is now available for the BlackBerry Bold 9650 and Tour 9630. To recap, ShortcutMe nearly turns your entire BlackBerry into a giant convenience key. Picture having multiple applications at the ready, with only have to click your convenience keys or space key multiple times. For example; you can click once...

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BlackBerry Pearl 9100 now available from Cincinnati Bell

BlackBerry Pearl 9100 now available from Cincinnati Bell

A pretty decent surprise on this one, but it looks as if Cincinnati Bell is the first US based carrier to offer the Pearl 9100. While we were expecting it to land on AT&T or maybe even T-Mobile before anywhere else, the device seems to be fully available through the Cincinnati Bell website. Nothing new from other carrier releases we saw as it still includes the standard fare including...

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BeFroyo from Ahaz and JMal Designs - THE Android theme for your BlackBerry - 25 copies up for grabs

I covered BeFroyo in last week's Theme Roundup,  and the response from the community was so favorable that the developers contacted me wanting to give a little back. In case you missed it last week, here's an excerpt from the article to give you some background on the theme. Ahaz and JMal make some quality themes, no argument there. Their latest creation takes the Froyo look from Android...

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SugarSync v1.5 adds streaming music to their cloud storage and synch app for BlackBerry

SugarSync has released the lastest version of their cloud storage and synching application for BlackBerry. SugarSync v1.5 now includes the ability to stream music direct from their servers to your BlackBerry device. This is of course in addition to the other added features for the app as noted in the press release: SugarSync for BlackBerry features the ability to remotely access, open and...

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Inside BlackBerry shows off BlackBerry 6 multimedia experience!

Inside BlackBerry shows off BlackBerry 6 multimedia experience!

The push for BlackBerry 6 is still on a roll. Although, a few days behind what Salomondrin posted; Research In Motion has now posted their own walk through of the BlackBerry 6 Multimedia capabilities. While no videos were included in the walk through, it certainly outlines some of the finer aspects of things to come from BlackBerry 6. A new improved camera UI, better picture handling and...

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CrackBerry guide to BlackBerry stocks and investments apps

CrackBerry guide to BlackBerry stocks and investments apps

Turn your BlackBerry into a virtual stock broker with these amazing apps for Stocks and Investments!! Not too long ago, we’ve covered some of the best BlackBerry applications that are designed to help you manage your bank accounts. You can find them in the CrackBerry Guide to banking on your BlackBerry. Obviously, we know that your financial concerns don’t stop there-your money can also be...

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Slacker Radio adds ABC News integration

Slacker Radio adds ABC News integration

Slacker Radio announced today that they have added a standalone ABC News station to their already extensive lineup. The channel is available by itself, or you can choose to add "top of the hour" updates to any Slacker channel. The ABC News station is available within Slacker under the "News" category or by visiting slacker.com/ABCNews from a web browser. Headline News updates for music...

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foursquare for BlackBerry v1.9 now available

foursquare for BlackBerry v1.9 now available

The folks at foursquare have been hard at work tweaking their BlackBerry app and today have released version 1.9 with some new improvments. The features as still coming along, and some minor tweaks and fixes have helped out things like battery life this time around. Updates include: Sort Check-ins - Quickly sort your nearby check-ins by time (most recent check-in) or by distance (closest...

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