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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Best of Smartphone Experts, 11 Apr 2010

Review of the Motorola Devour on Verizon Hardware hands-on with the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Verizon HTC Incredible specs galore Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 New Device Outed: BlackBerry Curve 9300 Shows Up In New BlackBery UAProf Document Twitter for BlackBerry (beta) Now Available to the Public! New Live Photos of...

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BlackBerry 9800 Outed Via UAProf But What Is It? (best guess: 9700a slider is now 9800 slider)

The last device to get outed via UAProf was the BlackBerry 9300 and while we'd been hearing about that one for a while the latest device to show up, the BlackBerry 9800 is kind of the new kid on the block. We got some tips last night as to what it might possibly be, but nothing solid so anything said here is pretty much speculation and rumors. The known specs on this one are listed as being...

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Leaked: OS 5.0.0.612 For The BlackBerry Storm2 9520

Leaked: OS 5.0.0.612 For The BlackBerry Storm2 9520

If you're a Storm 2 9520 owner you'll wanna set aside a few minutes to check out the latest leak. OS 5.0.0.612 has just hit the internet for all to grab. At this point, we're not sure if it's a DRM version or not so we'll leave that for you all to figure out. Let us know in the comments and as always, back up your data before you load this one up. *OS Disclaimer - Please Read: Keep in mind...

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WES 2010 Party Entertainment Announced

WES 2010 Party Entertainment Announced

Just in case you needed any more of a reason to attend WES 2010 the party entertainment has just been announced via the BlackBerry blog. Bedouin Soundclash, Joss Stone and will.i.am (Guest DJ) will all be on hand at the Research In Motion showcase event. If you've been holding off on registration you have up until April 25th to do so and if you use the coupon code DE4SMD you'll save an...

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CrackBerry Reminder: What You May Have Missed This Week

CrackBerry Reminder: What You May Have Missed This Week

Not a bad week for news as we actually saw some pretty cool things pop up. We had an official update for the Storm2 from Verizon, finally got our hands on some actual photos of the Bold 9650, and RIM officially released their Twitter for BlackBerry client (still in beta). All in all not too bad. Some contests to throw in the mix and another week at CrackBerry Central is in the books. Hit the...

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New Puzzle Game PopUp Will Let You Kill Some Time on your BlackBerry This Weekend

I'm down in Miami for a few days, so before boarding the plane yesterday I checked the CrackBerry App Store to see if there were any new time-kiling games for me to load up and have some fun with during the flight. Lo and behold I found a new one from Swoosh Software called PopUp that, while basic, proved to be pretty darn fun. PopUp is a puzzle game where you need to work fast to match block...

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BMW Launches Roadside Assistance Application

BMW Launches Roadside Assistance Application

BMW isn't exactly a stranger when it comes to adopting BlackBerry into their vehicles. They were the first automaker to include BlackBerry address book integration which connected through to their on board services known as BMW Assist. This time around though, they have taken things to the application level by offering up BMW Roadside Assistance to BlackBerry, iPhone and Android customers....

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Remember That Team Canada BlackBerry Bold 9700?

Remember That Team Canada BlackBerry Bold 9700?

Zach over at TheBerryFix, had a user send in some pics of the limited edition BlackBerry that was given to Team Canada and certain Future Shop employees. I would love to be able to get my hands on one of these. Sadly, there were only 60 made and as it stands right now if you want one word is you'll not be able to find it for anything less then $10,000. Yikes! Still, a nice piece of eye candy...

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BlackBerry Pearl 9100 Live Pic With T9 Keypad Shows Up

BlackBerry Pearl 9100 Live Pic With T9 Keypad Shows Up

Just last week I was speaking with Kevin about the 9100/9105 keypad situation that has come up recently. I mentioned to him that we'd been seeing the BlackBerry Pearl 9100 for a long time now and if another keypad was being added to the device, surely we'd have seen pics of it by now. Guess that topic is kind of dead now considering the picture Ronen posted up over at BerryReview. As you...

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Verizon BlackBerry Tour 9630 On Its Way Out

Verizon BlackBerry Tour 9630 On Its Way Out

Sad day for BlackBerry Tour owners. Alright, maybe not that sad since it means the BlackBerry Bold 9650 is moving in but it's still kind of odd to see a device reach EOL so early on a carrier. As BerryScoop advises the BlackBerry Tour 9630 will be reaching EOL in June. Of course, that doesn't mean they will be ripped off the shelves never to be seen again but it does mean Verizon will not be...

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Contest: New Fuss Premium Theme From JC Designs - Enter To Win One Of  25 Copies

John from JC Designs has recently put out his latest piece of work. Fuss, has been designed for wallpaper lovers in mind. Included with the theme are 4 unique wallpapers to choose from which work well with keeping the flow of the theme. And of course, if you do so choose you can easily swap them out for any of your own chosen wallpapers. With built in quick keys you can easily turn off all of...

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BerryBuzz 3.0 Now Available - Includes New UI, More LED Options and 3rd Party App Support

BerryBuzz has received a major overhaul and is now available in the form of BerryBuzz 3.0. The new update has a load of action-packed features that make this the best version yet. I'm a big fan of this app, and the update adds a ton of welcome additions. BerryBuzz lets you totally customize your LED for messages, reminders, phone calls and now some 3rd party apps and contact alerts. Updates...

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White BlackBerry Bold 9700 Available for Purchase in the Netherlands from T-Mobile; UK & Ireland Not Far Behind?

Lots of rumors floating around on the arrival of the white Bold 9700 lately. We saw some good stuff turn up in the last few weeks, and now it looks like the device is actually ready for order from T-Mobile in the Netherlands. If you live in the Netherlands you can order the device through the carrier's site, however it appears as if the units won't be delivered until early May. Already a good...

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Rogers Bold 9700 Getting OTA Update to OS 5.0.0.351 Today

Rogers Bold 9700 Getting OTA Update to OS 5.0.0.351 Today

We just got word that Rogers customers with a Bold 9700 with have a first in Canada today. Rogers will be rolling out an OTA update to OS version 5.0.0.351 for the 9700. Anyone on an official Rogers OS will be able to upgrade via the wireless update option to the new device software. We're not sure exactly what time the update will be available (if its not already) so be sure to leave a...

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RIM Places Order with Hon Hai for 8.9-inch Displays - RIM Considering Its Own BlackBerry Tablet?!

[*Original image removed by request*] Now that I've got your attention with the BlackBerry Tablet photo (thanks James!), here's the scoop.... This week I received a bunch of emails, phone calls and BBMs from industry contacts seemingly out of the blue that were all to the tune of So what's this I hear about a BlackBerry Tablet?! It took a little digging to figure out where this BlackBerry...

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[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Here's an interesting piece of news to kick off a Friday. RIM has just announced the acquisition of QNX Software, a division owned by Harman International.  Full press release is below with all the details.  But if you jump over to QNX.com you can see what these guys are all about. On the surface it's looking like RIM wants to enhance the...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for April 9th, 2010: 25 Copies of FlightView to be Won!

BlackBerry App Roundup for April 9th, 2010: 25 Copies of FlightView to be Won!

Howdy folks, hope you've had another great week, I know I have! As per usual, there's lots of goodness included in this weeks' roundup, including our usual giveaway. Keep reading for all the details... Covered this week in the BlackBerry App Roundup are the following titles: Giveaway of the Week: FlightView Freebies of the Week: Thomson Reuters News Pro, Belladonna, iSki Swiss Lite In...

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