CrackBerry Turns 3 Birthday Contest: MLH Software Giveaway; Simply Solitaire, Missed Call Alert and Blurts Pro

Michael at MLH Software wanted to get in on the birthday fun, so he let us know that he would like to give away 3 of his best-selling apps - Blurts Pro, Missed Call Alert and Simply Solitaire. We have 33 copies of each (get the "3" theme?) to give away to 99 lucky winners. To enter to win, just leave a comment on this post. Winners will be chosen randomly and the contest ends this Sunday at...

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Friday Fun Speculation: Could RIM Also Be Working on an Update to the BlackBerry Pearl Flip?

So here's the deal.  Yesterday the image above (center one) popped up on an accessory and parts supplier website labeled as OEM Blackberry Pearl 9100 Keyboard Keypad Black. I think the notion of a full qwerty on a Pearl caught everybody by surprise, including me, though conceptually it could be pretty awesome - more intuitive than SureType and if they get the keys right it could be easy to...

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CrackBerry Turns 3 Birthday Contest: Win 1 of 150 SmrtGuard Subscriptions!

CrackBerry Turns 3 Birthday Contest: Win 1 of 150 SmrtGuard Subscriptions!

The guys at SmrtGuard have been more than kind to us and are always willing to offer up some stuff for our contests. They recently released SmrtGuard free, and to help in the CrackBerry Turns 3 Birthday Celebration, they're giving up 150 (100 one-month, 25 six-month and 25 one-year) subscriptions to SmrtGuard. This is one app I would hate to be without, and gives you the peace of mind of...

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Leaked: OS 5.0.0.536 for the BlackBerry Bold 9700

Leaked: OS 5.0.0.536 for the BlackBerry Bold 9700

Crazy day so far. We had planned to run our final birthday contests like mad and we have a bunch of news rolling in on top of it all. Hot from the forums we have a leaked OS 5.0.0.536 for the Bold 9700. We've heard some good things about this one, so if you want to brighten up your Friday a bit you may want to give this one a go. As usual, use caution when installing a leaked OS. Hit up the...

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BlackBerry Curve 8530 Arriving In Red To Sprint?

BlackBerry Curve 8530 Arriving In Red To Sprint?

*UPDATE- Gizmofusion has the launch date pegged at March 14th* Remember the days when you could pick up a BlackBerry Curve and Pearl in just about every color of the rainbow? I certainly do. The crimson red 83xx was a sweet device that I always wanted but never actually bought. Seems like Research In Motion is keeping up this tradition with the Curve series as they have been releasing a...

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CrackBerry Turns 3 Birthday Contest: Win One of Ten SmrtCase's for the BlackBerry Tour

I'm sneaking in for Kevin and posting this next CrackBerry Turns 3 Years Old Birthday Contest.... One of my favorite accessories has to be the card-holding SmrtCase. When I was toting around my Tour (sadly its not available for other devices just yet) I always had it on, and it makes it so much easier to keep track of my ID and credit cards. I remember going out in college always losing my ID...

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Contest Winners: Vorino Clock, HoneyComb Theme, Jawbone Icon and More!

Contest Winners: Vorino Clock, HoneyComb Theme, Jawbone Icon and More!

Wow! With all the birthday fun this week we totally forgot to run the contest winners on Tuesday. I'm going to sneak them in now before the weekend, since I'll have plenty to do gathering the winners from all of the insane birthday contests. If you haven't already, check out all of the CrackBerry Turns 3 Years Old Contests and get in on the fun. Now ... on to the winners! CRACKBERRY CONTEST...

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Hamilton Police Nab Car Jacker Using Owners BlackBerry GPS?!?

Hamilton Police Nab Car Jacker Using Owners BlackBerry GPS?!?

A rather interesting story coming from the Hamilton Spector today. According to the article written, police in Hamilton were able nab a car jacker using what appears to be the built in GPS in the victim's BlackBerry. From the article: Hamilton police said the wild events began as the woman was about to drive away from a drugstore at Mohawk Road East and Upper Wellington Street at about 9...

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CrackBerry Turns 3 Birthday Contest: 5 One-year TeleNav Subscriptions to Be Won!

Everybody has heard of BLACK Friday, right? Well today is CRACK Friday. Our CrackBerry Birthday Week of Contests is coming to an end, but we still have a BUNCH to get up on the site. So keep it locked to the blogs today as the contests are going to be flying.  TeleNav is getting in on the fun and has hooked us up with 5 one-year subscriptions. TeleNav is the leading mobile GPS app, and if...

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Flick Your BIC Free Concert Series App for the BlackBerry Storm

Flick Your BIC  Free Concert Series App for the BlackBerry Storm

Here's a pretty cool novelty app from the folks at BIC. I'm quite certain most of us have been to at least one concert or event where you've witnessed the sea of lighters being taken out and waved in the air. BIC has made available for the BlackBerry Storm their virtual version, complete with customizable designs and true to life lighter flicking sounds. Now the next Grateful Dead concert you...

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Limited Edition Patriot BlackBerry Bold 9700 Device?!? Yes Please

it looks real pretty! Here's a cool story. After winning Olympic gold in mens hockey, Research In Motion commerated the event by handing out custom designed BlackBerry Bold 9700's with Patriot branding to the players. In addition to having them given to Team Canada, Research In Motion also made 20 of the devices available to Future Shop employees who had the best sales records In February to...

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CrackBerry Podcast: Special Edition Birthday Week Episode - We Talk BlackBerry Slider Smartphone!

What's this? A CrackBerry Podcast? But it hasn't been two weeks since our last one??? Dang straight! Since it's CrackBerry Birthday Week and we've had lots of excitement over the past few days with all of the BlackBerry slider stuff in the blogs, we decided to jump on the ole CrackBerry Radio and get a bonus Special Edition episode recorded. We talk the BlackBerry siider to death in this one...

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CrackBerry BMW M5 Makes an Appearance in Forza 3

CrackBerry BMW M5 Makes an Appearance in Forza 3

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] On a quick break from all the contest and new devices, user tuxtech posted this in the forums earlier today. It looks like he took a decent amount of time to design a CrackBerry BMW M5 in the Xbox 360 Game Forza 3. Very cool to say the least. If definitely shows off CrackBerry in style with a sweet design on an even sweeter ride! Check out the video...

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RIM to Market BlackBerry Pearl 9100 to Children and People w/ Small Hands by Offering Full Qwerty Keyboard Option?!

* Update: Lots of confirmation coming in today that the BlackBerry Pearl 9100 will definitely be offered in two versions, both with SureType and with Full Qwerty. Totally awesome!! * What the heck?! Our pal Al Sacco over at CIO.com just posted an out of left field story found via twitter sourced from a site called TrueSupplier that is offering a FULL QWERTY keyboard replacement part for the...

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VersaTool - The All In One BlackBerry Utility Rolls Out Of Beta

VersaTool - The All In One BlackBerry Utility Rolls Out Of Beta

We had the pleasure of announcing the beta testing phase for VersaTool not too long ago. Now VersaTool has reached the point where it's waiting for acceptance into BlackBerry App World. No need to wait for Research In Motion to approve it though. Marcus, from VersatileMonkey has released VersaTool in the CrackBerry App Store knowing not all users have access to BlackBerry App World and some...

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Slacker And The Source Magazine Team Up To Bring You The Best In Hip Hop Music

Slacker today announced a new partnership with The Source magazine in an effort to bring hip hop music lover the best the scene has to offer. The all new Source Digital Radio station is now available on mobile phones, in-home devices and on the web through Slacker Radio. The Source digital radio will cover the past two decades of hip hop music, covering such artists as Run DMC, Lil Wayne, Jay...

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CrackBerry Turns 3 Birthday Contest: FIVE BlackBerry Smartphones and ONE HUNDRED Copies of Tether to be Won!!!

HOLY CRACKBERRY BATMAN! The folks at Tether (formerly TetherBerry) didn't take part in our CrackBerry Turns 1 and 2 celebrations, so they wanted to make up for that on CrackBerry's third birthday by doing up the single wickedest birthday contest in CrackBerry history! Birthday Contest: Tether is providing FIVE BlackBerry Smartphones and 100 Free copies of Tether to the lucky winners in...

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More BlackBerry (Bold?) Slider Photos Emerge!

More BlackBerry (Bold?) Slider Photos Emerge!

WooHOO!! More photos of the BlackBerry Slider have emerged. These new photos posted by BBLeaks are much clearer now than the original ones that popped up in the CrackBerry forums last night. Take a look. The unit has a dead battery and won't power up so there's not too much to be told about the experience just yet. They note that the battery is a new design, FX-1, and apparently is only...

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Handmark Launches NY Daily News Reader App For Free

Handmark Launches NY Daily News Reader App For Free

Handmark has recently teamed up with NY Daily News to bring us their latest mobile application. Following the same design as that of the AP Mobile news, CBS News Mobile reader among others, the NY Daily News app is a perfect way to stay up to date on the happenings in New York. The feature set remains unchenged if you have used any of the others mentioned with the exception it's directed...

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