Official OS 6.0.0.436 for the BlackBerry Style 9670 from Reliance

Official OS 6.0.0.436 for the BlackBerry Style 9670 from Reliance

One more official OS for the books today. Style users can now grab OS 6.0.0.436 from Reliance. This one comes with the handful of official releases today. No reports yet of whats changed, so be sure to leave a comment with your findings. Be sure to use caution when installing any OS. Hit the link below to download. Download OS 6.0.0.436 for the Style 9670

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Official OS 6.0.0.448 for the BlackBerry Bold 9700 & Curve 3G 9300 from Vodafone

Just in case you avoided all the previously leaked versions of OS 6.0.0.448 you can now grab some official releases from Vodafone. Blackberry Bold 9700 and BlackBerry Curve 3G owners are the only ones invited to the party this time around. But we have a Bold 9780 official OS 6.0.0.448 and a Style 9670 OS as well coming up, both official. Download OS 6.0.0.448 for the Bold 9700 Download OS 6....

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Official OS 6.0.0.448 for the BlackBerry Bold 9780 from COSMOTE

Official OS 6.0.0.448 for the BlackBerry Bold 9780 from COSMOTE

This OS had leaked not too far back and now it is an official release from COSMOTE. OS 6.0.0.448 is ready and waiting for download. The reports are good on this one, so get to downloading and install if you haven't already. If you're new to the updating my OS game, you can check out this tutorial to walk you through the entire process. Be sure to drop by the forums and report your findings. As...

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Leaked: BlackBerry Messenger 5.0.1.46

Leaked: BlackBerry Messenger 5.0.1.46

It's been a while since we've seen an update to BlackBerry Messenger (either leaked or official) but thanks to our own BigBadWulf we have a new version from the Bold 9650 leak of OS 6.0.0.466. This version is only at 5.0.1.46 which isn't much higher than other versions we've seen floating around. No real news on what (if anything) is updated, but be sure to leave a comment with your findings...

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Today RIM has released an updated version of the BlackBerry Tablet OS simulator (for the BlackBerry PlayBook) that now includes support for the BlackBerry browser. This was lacking in the previous version, but now developers can test their web and Flash applications using the browser. Some notes for developers: The User Agent will continue to match the current User Agent pattern used with...

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BlackBerry PlayBook to be sold at Staples, employee training in March?

While Research In Motion has yet to give out the full details surrounding the BlackBerry PlayBook launch, we do know that they've been working with a multitude of different retailers in order to get the PlayBook in as many locations as possible. They've also made mention of the fact that BlackBerry PlayBook will not just be a carrier released item and that you'll be able to pick it up in some...

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Contest: Win 1 of 50 free copies of MiniFrames by BB4 Software!

Contest: Win 1 of 50 free copies of MiniFrames by BB4 Software!

  BB4 Software is the developer of popular BlackBerry apps such as MiniPaint and MiniNotes. They are also responsible for a fun little app called MiniFrames. As the title suggests, MiniFrames is an application that you can use to decorate your photos with a custom frame, right on your device. Features:All the frame images are available to download online from within the app You can adjust...

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Leaked OS 6.0.0.466 for the BlackBerry Bold 9650

Leaked OS 6.0.0.466 for the BlackBerry Bold 9650

BlackBerry Bold 9650 owners, if you've not been happy with OS 6.0.0.431 as your daily OS you now have a new leak to test out. OS 6.0.0.466 has now revealed itself and is ready for your testing. Remember to back up your data before you load this up. Also be sure to drop comments letting us know how it all turns out for ya's! *OS Disclaimer - Please Read: Keep in mind this is NOT an official...

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Aircel releases official OS 6.0.0.380 for the BlackBerry Pearl 3G

Aircel releases official OS 6.0.0.380 for the BlackBerry Pearl 3G

Although it lags behind the leaked OS' for the Blackberry Pearl 3G, Aircel has now made OS 6.0.0.380 official and available for download from their Blackberry site. If you're not already running one of the higher, leaked OS you'll certainly want to get in on some official goodness. If you're not an Aircel user though, please be sure to remove the vendor.xml file before installing and also make...

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BlackBerry 302: A complete wipe and clean install of your BlackBerry OS

BlackBerry 302: A complete wipe and clean install of your BlackBerry OS

In this article, we explore how to completely remove and reinstall a BlackBerry Operating system. This project is not for everyone. During the process, we'll show you how to render your BlackBerry completely useless. Granted, that's the desired result; but if that's not something you're comfortable with, perhaps this project isn't for you. It wasn't for me until a few months ago. If you are...

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IDC: BlackBerry takes 3rd spot in 4th quarter of 2010

IDC: BlackBerry takes 3rd spot in 4th quarter of 2010

According to the latest IDC report, Research In Motion has stayed strong over the last quarter of 2010 coming in at the number 3 spot of the smartphone market worldwide. Beat out by Nokia and Apple (number 1 and 2 respectively), RIM's numbers held strong thanks to a huge boost from consumers outside of North America. While interest is still strong in North America, rising competition from...

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BabyBerryApps bonds babies, birth and BlackBerry

BabyBerryApps bonds babies, birth and BlackBerry

It’s funny how looking at baby pictures of your growing kids makes you miss them at a younger age. It also makes you want to have more. There’s nothing wrong with wanting to help build the BlackBerry addicted army of the future is there?! With more and more information readily available to new and expecting parents, sometimes the options on how to raise your children can potentially be...

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BlackBerry in-app payments - What are they?

BlackBerry in-app payments - What are they?

With the announcement of Blackberry App World 2.1 also came the integration of in-app payments as part of its feature set as well as the intorduction of the Blackberry Payment Services SDK. This is something that is awesome for developers and Blackberry App World vendors although, many folks out there are still somewhat lost on what it all means to them as consumers. If you fit into that area,...

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[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Better late than never! DevCon Asia is now well behind us, but when I was there I did capture some of the key keynote presentations on video (I tried to upload while in Indonesia but the internet there hated uploading to youtube). Though DevCon is about BlackBerry development and these presentations were geared toward the developers in attendance,...

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Contest Winners: ZonaSnap, MenuClock, bLOC, SearchIt, and lots more!

Contest Winners: ZonaSnap, MenuClock, bLOC, SearchIt, and lots more!

Here are the winners from last week's 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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CrackBerry reminder: What you may have missed this week

CrackBerry reminder: What you may have missed this week

What You May Have MissedNew BlackBerry Radio radio station discovery app hitting the Beta Zone BlackBerry PlayBook caught on video showing off portrait mode! Customize your Universal Search results in OS6 BlackBerry App World 2.1.0.39 now available for download New BlackBerry PlayBook video shows off highlights for business users Contest Reminders Replicate the Android Honeycomb OS on your...

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Keep track of time and build excitement with Bowl Game Countdown, a free app for your BlackBerry!

Are you one of the millions of people that are super excited about the SuperBowl this weekend?! If so, you're likely counting down the hours until kickoff, or until you crack the first beer, or (if you're like me) the first commercial to air. Developer LSphone has come out with Bowl Game Countdown to keep track of the hours until the big game. There are optional notifications, so the app will...

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Add some functionality to your device's lock screen with bLOC – 50 copies to be won!

Looking for an app to customize your lock screen? Well bLOC may just be the app your looking for. It adds a widget to your lock screen, making it tougher for your device to unlock accidentally and also making your lock screen a bit more funtional. You get your choice of 5 different widgets to use, including Weather Widget, Calendar Widget, Clock Widget, Gold Prices Widget, and Quote-of-the-Day...

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Aeternum from BBThemes - A beautiful and simple theme for your BlackBerry, on sale now!

Aeternum is a gorgeous new BlackBerry theme from BBThemes. This classy blend of grey icons with black underlays and purple backgrounds and highlights have a very rich feel and instantly make your BlackBerry feel luxurious. Aeternum utilizes the standard layout of your device, with either a ZEN layout for OS5 devices and below, or the BlackBerry 6 layout for devices running BlackBerry 6. I...

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Jumping Ninja by Vimukti Technologies - How far can you climb?

Jumping Ninja by Vimukti Technologies - How far can you climb?

Thus far, BlackBerry hasn't been known for having a lot of great games to choose from. Sure, there are tons out there, but most people shy away from them for various reasons. I have a few on my Torch that I enjoy, and I just added another! Jumping Ninja by Vimukti Technologies looked awesome and got me instantly hooked. It's a simple concept: you're a ninja, running up a wall. There are...

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