RIM soon to be getting developers ready for BlackBerry 6

RIM soon to be getting developers ready for BlackBerry 6

Some cool happenings over at the BlackBerry Developers Blog. Today, they posted some good news for developers as well. In the next little while, that BlackBerry Developers Blog will be compiling a bunch of new BlackBerry 6 information and posting it for everyone. Oddly though, the post makes no mention of when exactly the tools needed for BlackBerry 6 will be available but we're guessing a...

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Quick Tip: Change the look of your BlackBerry using accessibility options

Quick Tip: Change the look of your BlackBerry using accessibility options

There are loads and loads of options buried in the BlackBerry OS, some of which we never even touch (or have any idea what they do). One of the most common overlooked is the accessibility options (Option > Advanced Options > Accessibility). This set of options helps people with disabilities better use there BlackBerry by helping with vision or hearing. From here, you have the option to...

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FindMeHere and Textender -Two useful utilities, free until the end of July!

FindMeHere and Textender -Two useful utilities, free until the end of July!

*UPDATE - Some folks have noticed the download link is missing, use code "berrycodesfree" Coupon code only works in the MOBILE app store or app store client. it won't work in the main site. Be sure your cart is showing $0.00 before you complete checkout. Sale extended to August 3rd!*. We have covered Textender and FindMeHere on the blogs before, and today on Twitter I noticed a little bit of...

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Durak - Fans of card games beware, addictive!

Durak - Fans of card games beware, addictive!

Durak is a popular card game, originating in the Soviet states, that pits player vs player in an attack/defense style card-shedding game. The last player to get rid of all his cards, is the "durak" or fool. BerryBlow has brought this game to the BlackBerry platform, and done it well, with great graphics and addictive play. With the ability to play a game with anywhere from 2 to 4 players, and...

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BlackBerry Bold 9780 - Running BlackBerry 6 gets shown off again [video]

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]Here we go! Another round with the BlackBerry Bold 9780 running BlackBerry 6 has shown up along with some up nice, bright clear pics of the device over at BBleaks. Sure, we know it's just an upgraded BlackBerry Bold 9700 and aside from the OS and 5MP camera there really isn't anything ground breaking here. But, it's just so nice to see some iteration of...

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Mysterious monoliths appear in AT&T stores but what's inside?!?

Mysterious monoliths appear in AT&T stores but what's inside?!?

Since the word "monolith" has been making vast amounts of headlines today, we figured we'd toss in our thoughts on the mysterious pillars that have shown up in some AT&T stores recently. AT&T employees have been silent on the matter, some folks are even saying they have been sternly warned to not even joke, nor talk about the possibility of what may be underneath. Many conclusions...

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[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]With the majority of focus being placed on BlackBerry 6 these days, Research In Motion hasn't forgotten that they need to attract business users as well. The latest video posted to the BlackBerry YouTube account does just that. It highlights the many benefits businesses gain when deploying the BlackBerry Platform across organizations. Pretty cool! I like...

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Huddle - the latest solution to group collaboration, now live in App World

Huddle  - the latest solution to group collaboration, now live in App World

Crazy schedules and today's fragmented workplace create a need for services that allow groups to collaborate on projects without the need to be in the same room. The ability to have every member of a group given access to the ideas, materials, and progress of a group can make the difference in a contract being landed, or a new presentation being done on time. There are services out there in...

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BlackBerry App World 2.0 launched in BlackBerry Beta Zone!

BlackBerry App World 2.0 launched in BlackBerry Beta Zone!

As we've known for a while now, BlackBerry App World 2.0 was set to arrive eventually. Today as it turns out, happens to be just that day. BlackBerry Beta Zone participants have been sent out invites to the all new BlackBerry App World 2.0 release and can now sign up for the download if you are indeed eligible. Lots of new features have been built into version 2.0 as well, the layout of how...

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Using the Gmail app for BlackBerry

Using the Gmail app for BlackBerry

The Gmail app for BlackBerry has been kicking around for quite a while now, yet many users won't give it a second look. I can't really blame them, since having a BlackBerry means having a BIS or BES, so who needs an app for email? Although my BIS email is for my main accounts, I do have some shared email addresses that I don't want being pushed to my device, so this is where the Gmail app...

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BlackBerry Skin Case for the BlackBerry Bold 9650

BlackBerry Skin Case for the BlackBerry Bold 9650

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]What can you say about the BlackBerry skin case? Almost everyone has one, be it for looks or protection, and it is probably the most common case there is. The skin case covers the back and sides of the device protecting it from daily bumps and bruises, while giving you some style in the process. The cases some in a variety of colors, so you can be sure you...

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RIM & eBay team up to help promote celebrity auction

RIM & eBay team up to help promote celebrity auction

Now that we have an official eBay for BlackBerry application, Research In Motion has wasted no time in thinking of ways to help promote said app. When visiting the BlackBerry website and clicking on the features tab, you're shown a really sharp looking promotion for eBay on BlackBerry. Heather Locklear (MPTF Foundation Committee) and Jeffrey Katzenberg (Chairman, MPTF Foundation Committee) are...

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Hot new theme from KDThemes - aeroCenter on sale until the end of July

Hot new theme from KDThemes - aeroCenter on sale until the end of July

When I first came across this theme, it was just a "Coming Soon" teaser in the forums, and based on the screenshots alone I bookmarked it for the theme roundup. When I got a chance to actually play with it on my BlackBerry however, I could easily see that it needed it's own spot on the blogs. KD really outdid himself this time, putting together a theme that is not only beautiful to look at,...

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BlackBerry 9780 caught on video running BlackBerry 6

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]Its not the first device we've seen on video running BlackBerry 6, but new is always fun. We don't know a whole lot about the upcoming BlackBerry 9780, but we do know its most likely taking over for the Bold 9700 and will obviously be running BB6. The video here from the guys at Driphter gives a quick overview of some of the features of the software and...

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RIM purchases "BlackPad.com" domain - Is the BlackBerry Tablet now one step closer to reality?

Interesting. The folks over at MobileCrunch earlier today posted that Research In Motion has recently taken over the domain name "BlackPad.com". Now, despite what you think of the name itself, many folks are eluding to the fact that this URL could be one of many used for the rumored upcoming BlackBerry Tablet. Now while we here would like to believe that as well, the fact is Research In Motion...

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Contest: Want to carry your device in style? Leave a comment and you could win a sweet Golla case for your device! While almost every BlackBerry user has a case of some sort, most choose it for protection over style. If you're more insterested in keeping your device safe AND looking good, you can check out the full line of Golla cases available at ShopCrackBerry.com. These great cases all sell...

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[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]One of my all-time favorite BlackBerry games Fierce Towers has just been updated to version 1.8. The new release brings some great new features that truly help make it one of the great tower defense games on BlackBerry. Back in May I did a mini-review and pointed out the finer points as well as what the game lacked, and I have to say the new version does...

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BlackBerry Bold 9650 spotted running BlackBerry 6!

BlackBerry Bold 9650 spotted running BlackBerry 6!

Bold 9650 users rejoice! Thanks to BBLeaks here are the first images of the latest CDMA device running none other than BlackBerry 6. We've seen loads of images and video at this point of the 9800, 9780 and even the 9670 all running BlackBerry 6, but here is the 9650 live and in the flesh ... er, plastic. While we're still not sure of an exact release date, we know that the 9650 will be getting...

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If you're looking for an easy way to expand your search horizons beyond that of Google and Bing, SearchIt is your solution. With SearchIt you can instantly search loads of popular sites with a nifty popup right on your homescreen. The app comes with preset sites to search, but you can add your own customs searches as well. The app even includes support for Opera and BOLT as well as...

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New AOL mail icon showing on BIS for BlackBerry users

New AOL mail icon showing on BIS for BlackBerry users

Just like the Hotmail icon that started showing up for BIS users about a month ago, it appears as if AOL mail is now showing a new icon of its own. Adrian let us know that this AOL icon is now showing on the device replacing the standard globe icon. So far just Hotmail and AOL are showing off, while a few users have reported seeing this for Yahoo! as well. We're pretty sure this is an after-...

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