ShortcutManager for your BlackBerry Torch 9800 - 25 copies to be won!

ShortcutManager for your BlackBerry Torch 9800 - 25 copies to be won!

Development on applications for BlackBerry 6 seems to be a bit slow so far, but ToySoft has their first app finished, and available for download. ShortcutManager lets you add shortcuts directly to your homescreen (or any other folder), for items as email addresses, PIN, SMS, contacts, phone numbers, and websites. Simply choose your type of shortcut, add a name and description, set the...

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BlackBerry Theme Studio for the BlackBerry Torch?!?

BlackBerry Theme Studio for the BlackBerry Torch?!?

The above pic was posted to Twitter last night of what is claimed to be BlackBerry Theme Studio which shows off support for the BlackBerry Torch, Now, I'm sure a lot of theme builders are dying to get their hands on this and, I'm just as sure a lot of BlackBerry Torch owners are dying to see what theme devs can do with it. The pic is cool and all but, unless this either leaks or Research In...

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CrackBerry Podcast 057: BlackBerry Torch, Tablet, Six and Juice Extravaganza!

CrackBerry Podcast 057: BlackBerry Torch, Tablet, Six and Juice Extravaganza!

Ok podcast fans, get ready for a humdinger of an episode. With all of the Crack Team podcast members now owning a Torch and having spent a good deal of time on it, we go round table style and discuss our loves, likes and dislikes (a couple of hates too) in regards to the BlackBerry Torch and BlackBerry 6. There are definitely some good insights and interesting debates mixed into this discussion...

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Give your BlackBerry a sense of style with Black Out or Belicious from Ahaz Designs - 30 free themes up for grabs!

A couple of weeks ago, I featured Belicious in the weekly Theme Roundup, and Alex from Ahaz tipped me off to another of his themes, Black Out. Both themes are clean and great-looking, chock full of custom work. If you want to read a little more on Belicious, catch my original write up here. Where Belicious is geared toward the female audience, Black Out is one for the boys, featuring a fully...

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Some thoughts on BlackBerry 6 one week later

Some thoughts on BlackBerry 6 one week later

I've had over a week now to play with my new Torch 9800/BlackBerry 6 and simply put, I love it. I've always been a "BlackBerry Guy". I didn't set out to compare the device to other smartphones to see what better fit me. I know BlackBerry works for what I need, and RIM's latest creation fit the bill perfectly. I love the features that the Torch has to offer, as well as the great updates in...

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CrackBerry App Awards 2010 to be presented LIVE at DevCon in San Francisco Next Month - RSVP Now!

The third annual BlackBerry Developer Conference is coming up September 27th to 30th in San Francisco, and I'm happy to announce CrackBerry is going to be making a bigger splash than ever this year. In partnership with the BlackBerry Partners Fund and hosted by xobni, we're going to be handing out the 2010 Crackies in person at a fun-filled CrackBerry App Awards party.  The event will take...

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Bell prepares for launch of BlackBerry Torch 9800 by putting up sign up page

While folks in the US have had the BlackBerry Torch 9800 available to them since August 14th, folks in Canada are still on the waiting list. Just about every Canadian carrier has stepped to the plate in letting us know they will be carrying the device but alas, none have given customers a date or even pricing. Bell is the latest to get a little bit closer to launch. Today, the sign up page has...

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Trillian for BlackBerry now out of beta - Available In BlackBerry App World

It wasn't all that long ago we found out that Trillian was coming to BlackBerry. We made sure folks knew about the release and even did up a review of the beta for you all. Now, a few short months later we have the officially released version available for download through BlackBerry App World. As noted on the Trillian blogs, Trillian is available for $4.99 as an introductory offer so if you'...

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Official OS 5.0.0.822 for the BlackBerry Bold 9000 now available from Rogers

If you're a Bold 9000 owner and didn't get in on the fun yesterday, today Rogers also released OS 5.0.0.822 for download. This is the newest official 5.0 for the Bold 9000 so hopefully it will run smooth. It's the same version AT&T popped out yesterday, so if you've still got old faithful on your hip then you might want to give it a shot. Hit the link below to download. Download OS 5.0....

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Neelam, strange name, super-powered calculator! - 50 free copies up for grabs!

Neelam, strange name, super-powered calculator! - 50 free copies up for grabs!

I use my native calulator application on my BlackBerry on a daily basis with work, calculating wights, and charges for customers. What is provided works very well for me, but there are those, like scientists, enginerrs, or students that require a lot more function than the native calculator provides. A few developers have taken on the task of creating scientific calculators for BB, giving us...

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Stay on top of the TIFF with tiffapp

Stay on top of the TIFF with tiffapp

On September 9th, 2010, filmgoers, critics and celebrities alike will ascend upon Toronto, Canada for the 35th annual Toronto International Film Festival. Over a 10 day span, attendees will be able to view hundreds of films shown on approximately 37 screens in downtown Toronto. Being one of the most esteemed film festivals in the world, the TIFF typically draws in a crowd of over a quarter of...

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Research In Motion acquires Cellmania to assist with BlackBerry application offerings

Some rather interesting happenings with Research In Motion today. The news of them having acquired Cellmania, a mobile storefront operator, is something seemingly small but could turn out to be one of the larger acquisitions the company has made in quite some time.  As it stands right now, BlackBerry App World has launched paid applications in 55 countries but have not as yet, been able to...

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BlackBerry Torch launch party in LA - From the red carpet

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Los Angeles was the scene for the latest BlackBerry Torch launch party. Many celebs were on hand to celebrate the release.  As they were coming off the red carpet, many gave their impressions of the hottest new BlackBerry as shown in the video above. Drake, has long been known to write all his songs on his BlackBerry device so was rather interesting...

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CrackBerry guide to BlackBerry taxi and transit apps

CrackBerry guide to BlackBerry taxi and transit apps

Get from Point A to Point B with these BlackBerry apps! Welcome to the CrackBerry Guide to Taxi and Transit applications. If you thought your BlackBerry helped you while in transit only when you’re behind the wheel, then think again. I’m not talking about keeping entertained or catching up on email either. Before you hail a cab, or before you step off of the train, you can use BlackBerry...

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Paris Hilton now rocks the BlackBerry Torch

Paris Hilton now rocks the BlackBerry Torch

You know what I like most about Paris Hilton? Her loyalty to BlackBerry. Once she ditched her old SideKick (that got hacked) and picked up her first BlackBerry, over the years I have yet to see her waver. She gets BlackBerry. Always on, Always Connected. It's not about killing time. It's about getting stuff done. Typically rocking the latest and greatest gsm BlackBerry, Paris Hilton has now...

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Official OS 5.0.0.822 for the BlackBerry Bold 9000 now available from AT&T

Official OS 5.0.0.822 for the BlackBerry Bold 9000 now available from AT&T

If you're still hanging on to that old reliable Bold 9000 you're in luck today as AT&T has officially released OS 5.0.0.822. We don't often talk about the 9000, but I know there are plenty of you who refuse to let it go. By now you are most likely running a leaked 5.0 or one from another carrier, but if you're on AT&T today is your day. Head over to the software downloads page below to...

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Internals allows you to keep an eye on your device stats - 50 copies up for grabs!

Internals allows you to keep an eye on your device stats - 50 copies up for grabs!

Internals is a new application for those who feel the need to monitor their device stats, from the same company that brought you AntennaGate. Building on the premise of AntennaGate, they have expanded the idea into a full device monitoring application, covering battery, app memory and storage memory in addition to signal strength. This information can be used as a great diagnostic for your...

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Contest Winners - Fancy Characters, Garminfone and iRPG

Contest Winners - Fancy Characters, Garminfone and iRPG

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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ProOnGo Expense updated to version 1.2.44 - GPS support now included

ProOnGo Expense updated to version 1.2.44 - GPS support now included

Back in May, Adam covered a great business expense tracking application, ProOnGo Expense. Recently, the app has been updated with a major feature, enabling users to use their built-in GPS to track their mileage. In the new version, users simply open up a new mileage expense and the app will use the GPS to determine the start and end locations, calculating the mileage automatically. An...

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Bellshare releases new beta, compatible with the new CB Wallpaper Changer

Bellshare releases new beta, compatible with the new CB Wallpaper Changer

Kevin dropped word earlier today about the new CrackBerry Wallpaper Changer app from ShaoSoft, and since then I have received word through the grapevine that Bellshare has released a new beta build of their popular application BerryWeather, with compatibility for the new build. Those that have downloaded either the free or paid versions of the new Wallpaper Changer can test out the new...

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