Contest Winners: WordSearch, BeHoroscope, AddOnis and More!

Contest Winners: WordSearch, BeHoroscope, AddOnis and More!

Some good contests last week for some sweet apps. We'll have plenty more on the way this week, so if you didn't win in this batch you always have another chance. Thanks to everyone that entered, and congrats to all the winners. If you're looking to run a contest of your own, hit us up at editorial(at)crackberry.com * Note to winners: You will be receiving an email either directly from us or...

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CTIA 2010: Bolt Browser 2.0 Arriving Tomorrow; Bringing Tabbed Browsing To BlackBerry

*UPDATE - The link for BOLT ver. 2.0 is now available, download here* Kevin is currently in Las Vegas attending CTIA 2010 and sent us all off this little piece of information from the Showstoppers event there. What you see above in the pic is an early glimpse of what is to be BOLT 2.0. Releasing early tomorrow the new BOLT browser has many other upgrades coming with it aside from just...

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Leaked: OS 5.0.0.554 For The BlackBerry Bold 9000 And Curve 8900

Leaked: OS 5.0.0.554 For The BlackBerry Bold 9000 And Curve 8900

Now, we know the BlackBerry news has been rather slow these days. But we always try to bring you all the best of what we can on the BlackBerry front. Today however, this is the best we could come up with in order to keep you all happy. You all don't mind some OS leakage do ya's? Naww, you guys don't mind. Standard disclaimer applies, back up your data before loading folks. Enjoy! *OS...

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Official OS 5.0.0.508 Now Available For The BlackBerry Curve 8530 From Verizon

As we reported a few days back now, the official Verizon update to the BlackBerry Curve 8530 OS has been released. Users can now get all official like with OS 5.0.0.508. Verizon seems to have been dead on with this update while other devices and for that matter, other platforms such as Android, have seen OS related delays. One can only hope that the previously mentioned Tour OS/PTT update goes...

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SplitCosts Beta - A New BlackBerry App To Help Making Splitting Costs Easy

I love simple applications that make my life easier. Even more so, I love simple apps that make life easier and look good doing so. Splitcosts fits right in that category nicely. The application which was essentially developed using simple code UI offered by Research In Motion that shows how easy it is to make something simple, look great and functional. As the name implies, Splitcosts...

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Lucid Messenger Coming Soon To A BlackBerry Near You

Lucid Messenger Coming Soon To A BlackBerry Near You

We often talk hear about how BlackBerry Messenger is one of the biggest sticking items for BlackBerry users. Many, after having become accustomed to having it, do not want to give it up. One could argue (and many have, including Dieter) that the system being closed off from other platforms is not the best thing. But what if you could have a BlackBerry Messenger like experience across platforms...

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Official Tour 5.0 Update Coming from Verizon Next Week??

Official Tour 5.0 Update Coming from Verizon Next Week??

Since all of this Push to Talk on Verizon chatter came up, I've been on a bit of a crusade trying to sort out the details and just what exactly it means for Tour users. Our latest bit of information leads us to believe that come March 30th (the release date of PTT for the 9630), Verizon may finally be dropping the loooooong overdue 5.0 OS update. According to the above screencap, PTT will only...

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Accessory Review: Seidio Innocase 360 for the BlackBerry Bold 9700

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] The unique case leaves my ultimate decision on it at 50/50. I like the case itself - the fact that it has a screen protector and keyboard cover built in, but I'm not sure its really worth having those "bonus features" at the end of the day. The Seidio Innocase 360 two-part case snaps right on and holds tight. Its overall very sturdy and can...

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Mobile Mariner - Marine Forecasts, Tides and Live Weather Conditions on Your BlackBerry

Granted, most users will not need this advanced of a weather application but for those out there with a need for these resources it could be quite a useful tool. Mobile Mariner is a specifically designed application for folks who live, work or play on the water. Some highlighted features are: Marine forecasts from the NOAA National Weather Service. - A five day forecast is typically provided...

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DIRECTV DVR Scheduler App Now Available for BlackBerry Smartphones

DIRECTV DVR Scheduler App Now Available for BlackBerry Smartphones

In the works for quite a while now, the DIRECTV DVR Scheduler app is now available for BlackBerry Smartphones. The easy-to-navigate app gives you quick access to various DVR and channel-browsing functions right from your device. Just fire it up, enter your login info and you're good to go. Search for shows, browse by channel, date & time and more. Once you find something you want to record...

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[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] We got the above sneak peek of Root Mobile from CES this year and launch was promised to be soon. Here we are, just a few short weeks later and Root Mobile has now gone live and is certainly ready to track the coverage offered by your carrier. “No one carrier is best everywhere, but everyone can find the carrier and phone that are best for them...

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BlackBerry Theme Roundup for March 22nd 2010 - 50 Copies of BlackTechBB to be Won!

BlackBerry Theme Roundup for March 22nd 2010 -  50 Copies of BlackTechBB to be Won!

Contest: 50 Copies of BlackTechBB to be won. Leave a comment! Happy Monday, theme-fiends! We have a great selection for you this week, ranging from some love for the bygone days of the BlackBerry UI, ramping up to the present day and some slick new themes. Some real talent on showcase this week, make sure you drop a "tip of the hat" to the free devs especially when you check out their threads...

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TeleNav GPS Navigator 6.0 Releasing This Week

TeleNav GPS Navigator 6.0 Releasing This Week

TeleNav has long been one of the go-to applications for GPS services on your BlackBerry. Carriers across the world have it available for download on their BlackBerry devices, and some even have it specifically branded for their network. Starting this Wednesday, March 24th, users on AT&T with the BlackBerry Curve 8900 or Bold 9000 can download the newest version of the TeleNav software,...

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Best of Smartphone Experts, 21 March 2010

AT&T gets the Nexus One, Sprint getting it too! HTC disagrees with Apple's actions, prepared to defend itself Hands-on with Motorola Backflip, AT&T Nexus One New Sexy Photos of the BlackBerry Pearl 9100 Emerge Win a Trip Around the World Courtesy of Fixmo Tools BlackBerry Slider Rumormill Continues:...

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Verizon Push to Talk for BlackBerry Tour Available March 30th

Verizon Push to Talk for BlackBerry Tour Available March 30th

Ok, well it looks like things weren't 100% go on the Verizon PTT release for the Tour. While the software was seen floating around and is available to download, you still can't actually activate PTT on the Tour 9630. We got some info that Push to Talk online training has begun for Verizon employees, and from the looks of things the software and service will be officially available for the Tour...

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CrackBerry Reminder: What You May Have Missed This Week

CrackBerry Reminder: What You May Have Missed This Week

Slow news this week, but things should start picking up again very soon. We saw some more slider news as well as a few **though provoking** screenshots of what may (or may not be) OS 6.0. A few contests to keep our weekly streak going strong as well. Kevin is off to CTIA next week so we'll see if anything good comes down the line on the BlackBerry front from Vegas. If there's no big BlackBerry...

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RIM Scheduled Maintenance: BIS 3.0 For North American BlackBerry Users

As expected, Research In Motion has been sending out scheduled maintenance notifications to admins and carriers as they prepare to roll BIS 3.0 to North American users (view BIS 3.0 feature doc). Dates and timeframes are as follows, so you can all prepare for the inevitable loss of data connections: There will be scheduled network maintenance by Research In Motion (RIM) affecting BIS...

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Best CrackBerry Contest Prize Ever: Win a Trip Around the World Courtesy of Fixmo Tools!!!

OK CrackBerry Nation, listen up because this is a contest you're going to want to get in on. The folks at Fixmo Corp have put together a contest for CrackBerry readers that is going to give one lucky winner an amazing grand prize... a trip around the world!!! Grand Prize: The Grand Prize winner of the Fixmo Round the World Contest will win a Star Alliance Around the World economy class...

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Friday Fun EyeCandy: More Sexy BlackBerry Pearl 9100 Photos Emerge

Friday Fun EyeCandy: More Sexy BlackBerry Pearl 9100 Photos Emerge

It was back in November when we posted some of the first live images of the BlackBerry Pearl 9100 here on CrackBerry. These photos might not be breaking news, but as BlackBerry lovers it's impossible to not love checking out some fresh pre-release pics. The crew of Tecnomovida landed some new photos of the upcoming Pearl 9100 which show off this little beauty. Nothing really new to look at per...

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