Guitar Studio for BlackBerry Now Available

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] If you're an aspiriing or seasoned guitar player, you might want to check this one out. Guitar Studio lets you take your music with you. The app supports both ChordPro and Tab files, allowing you quick and easy access to your music right from your device. There is a built in tone-based guitar tuner, as well as an MP3 player that lets you play your...

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Review: Viper SmartStart Application for BlackBerry Smartphones

 Review: Viper SmartStart Application for BlackBerry Smartphones

[ youtube video link for mobile vieiwing ] We first told you about Viper SmartStart back in January at CES, and then just last month, the BlackBerry application was released for download. Well this month, I'm going to take it one step further and give you a review of the BlackBerry SmartStart App, and how it works with the Viper alarm system in general. The good people at Directed...

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Create and Manage Multiple Lists with Lister for BlackBerry

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] The native Tasks application on BlackBerry is great for keeping organized, but if you want something with a little more "juice", Lister may be just the thing. The free app lets you create and manage multiple lists for anything from to-do's to Christmas Lists to reminders. You can easily create a list, add due dates and reminders, and navigate with...

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BlackBerry Storm2 9550 Now Available from Bell

BlackBerry Storm2 9550 Now Available from Bell

It looks like the wait is finally over for Bell customers. The Storm2 9550 is now live on bell.ca and ready for purchase. A few weeks back, Bell dropped the original Storm from their site, so it was inevitable that this guy would show up sooner or later. There are various pricing options for the 9550, including a 3-year contract at $199 and a $549 no-contract tag. If you've been looking to...

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Druglord Wars 2 Now Available with New Locations and Features

Druglord Wars 2 Now Available with New Locations and Features

Druglord Wars has been a long time favorite around here and now Epic Applications has moved the game to the next level. Druglord Wars 2 released yesterday, adds a whole new outlook on the game from the original. New features, new levels and a new scoring system are just a start. Entirely new turn-based fighting system allows you to utilize unique strategies during fights you encounter along...

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WHERE for BlackBerry Updated Adding New Placebook and Check In Features

We've been following WHERE for BlackBerry since its initial release and in that time have seen many great changes come to the application over that time. The latest release, version 1.7.0 brings yet again, another subset of features that change how you will be using WHERE on your device. Most notable was the addition of two new features -  Placebook and Check-in. Placebook is an address book...

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There are endless apps that show the weather on your BlackBerry, but how about the room temperature? With ThermoBMeter, your device will measure the current room temperature and display it as an icon on your device. A simple concept (and not something every BlackBerry user will need) this app has some great features. You can view the temperature as an icon and/or app title as well as view in...

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Contest Winners: Jam for BlackBerry, BerryMail, FlightView and More

Contest Winners: Jam for BlackBerry, BerryMail, FlightView and More

Thanks for another great week of contests. Still spreading the love as we move along into 2010. Some good apps this week mixed in with a great theme and one of my favorite accessories. If you didn't win this week just keep trying (have to keep in mind the size of of userbase when wondering why its so hard to win) as we'll keep the contests coming. Hit the jump for the full list of winners...

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Lookout for BlackBerry Smartphones Beta Now Available

Lookout for BlackBerry Smartphones Beta Now Available

With the growing number of BlackBerry users and application downloads, the risk for lost data, a lost device and mobile security grows larger. There are tons of apps available that allow remote backup and similar features, but Lookout hopes to bring some more to the table. The new app is currently in beta, and in addition to remote backup and a "phone finder", it also protects your device from...

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RIM Webcast Tomorrow - Learn About The BlackBerry Push System

RIM Webcast Tomorrow - Learn About The BlackBerry Push System

Research In Motion has set up another BlackBerry developer webinar for those interested in BlackBerry development. This time around, the focus will be on the BlackBerry push system and how developers can make the best use of it within applications. Read on through after the break for the full run down of the event. Overview Learn how BlackBerry® Push Service can be used in your application...

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Free BerryWeather Add-on: WeatherPeek From Bellshare

Free BerryWeather Add-on: WeatherPeek From Bellshare

Bellshare has just released a pretty cool add on for their popular BerryWeather application. The newly released WeatherPeek allows you to access BerryWeather information at a glance by just simply setting a convenience key on your device. When set, a pop up will show up and be displayed. Pressing the SPACE key will dismiss the popup and you'll be back to whatever it was you are doing....

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Maximizer Launches Industry's First All-Access CRM for SMBs

Maximizer Launches Industry's First All-Access CRM for SMBs

Last Summer, I met with Maximizer Software to discuss their MaxMobile CRM tool. We covered my findings in this earlier review. Recently, Maximizer Software contacted me regarding the first SMB-focused (Small and Medium sized business) all-in-one CRM (Customer Relationship Management) delivery license. They now offer real-time access CRM data, no matter where you are. Their Mobile CRM tool for...

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In an Emergency, Why Cellular Data Is Better Than Voice

In an Emergency, Why Cellular Data Is Better Than Voice

Back on September 11th 2001, terrorists flew two fully fueled planes into the World Trade Center. The result was catastrophic and forced people to jump to their death before eventually both buildings collapsed. I was there that day to experience it first hand. Other than proving that humans have a lot more evolving to do, the chaos it caused made a lot more people than usual use their cell...

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BlackBerry Theme Roundup for April 12th 2010 - 50 Copies of ColorfulBB to be Won!

BlackBerry Theme Roundup for April 12th 2010 - 50 Copies of ColorfulBB to be Won!

Contest: 50 Copies of ColorfulBB to be won. Leave a comment! It's been a busy week over here at Theme Roundup head office, most of it being taken up with follow up to the CrackBerry theme from last week that so many of you enjoyed. We got some great tips on the roundup email, and there have been some great new free themes hitting the forums. Read on through the jump for our picks from the...

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Verizon Backup Assistant Being Pushed to BlackBerry Storm2

Verizon Backup Assistant Being Pushed to BlackBerry Storm2

Earlier this month Verizon pushed out its Backup Assistant to the Tour, and now it looks to be hitting Storm2 users as well. Over the last few days, users noticed the icon popping up in their devices. A quick click and it was installed and ready to go. The Backup Assitant is a no-frills app that backs up your contact data to Verizon's cloud. Its handy to have since you don't really have to...

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NFL Mobile App Now Available from Verizon Wireless

NFL Mobile App Now Available from Verizon Wireless

Verizon this weekend has released the NFL Mobile app for their native devices. Just in time for the NFL draft, the free app brings the latest NFL news, draft news, detailed information about current prospects and more. We assume the app will have some great draft coverage, and during the season will run with scores, schedules, news and all that good stuff. Verizon users can snag it free from...

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GymTechnik Launches API; Now Connects with WiThings Scale for OTA Body Weight on NextGen BlackBerry App

The guys over at Gym Technik have just given me a tip on some pretty exciting new developments with their BlackBerry fitness app, NextGen. It seems like they've developed an API to work with their app, which basically means that their app can tie in with other web based applications and share information. Their first integration, announced today, is with Withings, makers of the internet...

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Kik Chat Goes Live, Kik Music App And More Still On The Way

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Well, this is interesting. As some of you may remember we first let loose some information about Kik back at the BlackBerry Developers Conference. Now, while we are all still waiting for the Kik music app to arrive, out of nowhere Kik has sent a message to some of the folks who signed up previously regarding a new application they have clearly been...

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XM Radio Online+ Now Available To Canadian Users

XM Radio Online+ Now Available To Canadian Users

As we reported on earlier, XM Radio Online has maintained its scheduled release date and is now available to all Canadian users. Offering up many of the same channels as the SIRIUS application, XM Radio online offers a free 14 day free trial so that you may check out the services.  As it stands, if you want XM Mobile you can get online and mobile for $7.99/mnth or if you are already an XM...

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