Xobni for BlackBerry Beta - Rolling out bug fixes and improved BlackBerry performance soon

In our "What's on A CrackBerry BlackBerry" article, Xobni was insanely popular among the staff here. And with good reason as well. If you all listen to the CrackBerry podcast you've likely heard Adam profess his love for that many times as well but also, heard him mention of a few bugs that still remain. No worries though, Xobni has sent out their latest beta version to some of the original...

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Hedone Designs, Thank You Sale - Most popular themes now available for only $1.99

As winner of the Mobihand Theme Throwdown 2010, Hedone Designs has decided to post a sale for all of our readers in thanks. For today and tomorrow, you can now grab some of the most popular Hedone Designs themes for only $1.99. You'll have to use the coupon code "CBHDTY" in order to get the discount, so be sure when checking out that you are indeed seeing the reduction in price. If you've been...

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Official OS 5.0.0.810 for the BlackBerry Bold 9650 now available from Alltel

Happy Friday Bold 9650 users - Alltel has just officially released OS 5.0.0.810. This is the newest official software, so if you're rocking a 9650 give it a whirl and see how it is. This beats out the official release of 5.0.0.732 from Verizon a few weeks back, so hopefully a few good fixes/updates in the mix. While this is an official OS, always use caution when upgrading. Hit the link below...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for July 23rd, 2010! Win one of 20 copies of Find My Phone

As we get set to roll into the weekend, it's time for another round up. This week we got a nice assortment for you all. Plus, we've worked out the winners for the 50 copies of Weather Plus. You'll wanna read on through and find out what's good. This week, 20 copies of Find my Phone are to be given away so, be sure to drop us a comment folks. Cheers, enjoy your weekend folks! Freebies of...

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BlackBerry Curve 8530 comes to MetroPCS; Brings $60 unlimited data plan

BlackBerry Curve 8530 comes to MetroPCS; Brings $60 unlimited data plan

MetroPCS announced today that they are now offering the BlackBerry Curve 8530 to customers. The device will carry a flat-rate $60 plan that includes unlimited talk, text, web, data, email and turn-by-turn GPS. This brings along another option that is a great alternative to higher priced contract devices of bigger carriers and continues the trend of lower priced BlackBerry plans. While Virgin...

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Keep it clean and simple with Silverite for your BlackBerry

Keep it clean and simple with Silverite for your BlackBerry

I know lots of you like to do up your devices with the latest and greatest themes, but I like to keep things simple. I'm not a big fan of hidden trays hot-spots and just like to change up the look of things. For that reason I think Silverite is good choice for those looking for something new. The theme is custom from head to toe and features custom banner meters, custom icons and a hidden dock...

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Xtreme Labs releases Antenna Meter for BlackBerry

Xtreme Labs releases Antenna Meter for BlackBerry

With the internet still buzzing over the whole iPhone 4 Antennagate debacle, Xtreme Labs has teamed up with the folks from Fixmo Tools to help create Antenna Meter. The application itself is pretty straightforward. It allows you to test out different "death grip" scenarios and visually measure what, exactly is going on with the device while doing so. Does your signal drop? If so, by how much?...

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New in the CrackBerry App Store - Scan an item's barcode to easily move from desktop to device!

We always try to keep the CrackBerry App Store updated with the latest and greatest features to make browsing and purchasing apps as simple as possible. The latest feature is a welcome one and helps to make finding exactly what you need quicker and easier. Now when browsing the store from your computer, on all application pages you'll see an individual QR code (barcode) specific to each app....

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The folks at Xpressions Inc. (makers of VQ Carfinder) have again upated their VQ mileage Tracker software. If you haven't seen it before, the app automatically tracks the distance you drive, date and time for your trip and the address to which you drove. New features include: Auto-Report Generation: Users can set VQ Mileage Tracker to automatically email them weekly, monthly or quarterly...

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Google Voice for BlackBerry updated to v0.2.0.2

Google Voice for BlackBerry updated to v0.2.0.2

The Google Voice app for BlackBerry has been updated version 0.2.0.2 (what a fun version number!). An update for the app has been long overdue, and this version includes an option to check your balance, faster dialing and banner notifications. I've been hoping that all of the Google apps for BlackBerry (Google Voice, Gmail app etc.) would step it up at some point and flow better on BlackBerry...

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BlackBerry Desktop Manager 6 to be released in limited beta starting today!

Well, this came out of nowhere. Inside BlackBerry has just let everyone know that starting today, beta invites will go out to BlackBerry Beta Zone members so that they may have access to the all new, all fresh looking BlackBerry Desktop Manager 6. Certainly not a lot of details were posted other than that. Instead, Inside BlackBerry let the pictures do the talking for them. The design is that...

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Zoombak tracking application for BlackBerry now available in BlackBerry App World

Zoombak tracking application for BlackBerry now available in BlackBerry App World

Zoombak is well known for its personal GPS locators that can be used in many different situations. The company allows customers to access real time tracking information, whenever they need it. The service has endless possibilities; track missing bags, locate a stroller, fetch the family dog or even figure out where Grandma took off to on her scooter (this time). The locator itself is...

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 Add a new look to your device with Ubuntu by Big Papa Designs - 25 free copies to be won!

Matt from BB Theme Labs is heavy into his theme development, and his site is an excellent resource for any developers looking for tips, help, or elements for their themes. He also makes some pretty kickin' themes himself, and his latest shows his skills well. Completely custom, including the icons, meters and every other element you can think of, this theme give the look and feel of the Ubuntu...

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Leaked: OS 5.0.0.822 For the BlackBerry Curve 8900 and BlackBerry Bold 9000

Two more for everyone. Again, courtesy of Driphter.com. This time we have the OS 5.0.0.822 for the BlackBerry Bold 9000 and the BlackBerry Curve 8900. You all know what to do. Back up your data and get your swagg on. Leave us comments if ya find anything cool. *OS Disclaimer - Please Read: Keep in mind this is NOT an official release and as such is not supported by RIM or your Carrier. If...

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Leaked: OS 5.0.0.822 For the BlackBerry Curve 8520

Leaked: OS 5.0.0.822 For the BlackBerry Curve 8520

Fire up your computers and grab your USB cables folks, seems Research In Motion has sprung a few leaks today courtesy of the folks over at Driphter.com. As always, you guys know the drill back up your data and don't shoot us if things go the wrong way. Ya dig? Alright then. *OS Disclaimer - Please Read: Keep in mind this is NOT an official release and as such is not supported by RIM or your...

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Leaked: BlackBerry Desktop Manager 5.0.1.40

Leaked: BlackBerry Desktop Manager 5.0.1.40

Been a while since we've seen a leaked version of BlackBerry Desktop Manager. The folks over at Driphter.com have taken care of that though. You can hit the download link to grab v5.0.1.40. Doesn't appear to be a whole lot of changes with this release, most likely just updates to support some of the newer devices to soon be released. That said, if you all spot something we may have missed let...

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[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Wow, check this out. Salomondrin has again teamed up with Terrible Bean to bring us another look at BlackBerry 6. This time, we get the set up video for the BlackBerry 9800. The video walkthrough is quite impressive to see on it's own but I'm really digging the boot animation that gets shown off. Check it out, let us know what you think in the...

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Did Verizon halt BlackBerry 6 testing on the BlackBerry Storm 2?!?

Did Verizon halt BlackBerry 6 testing on the BlackBerry Storm 2?!?

Some interesting new comes to us from the good folks over at Gizmofusion today. It's certainly not the greatest news if you are a BlackBerry Storm 2 owner but, we'd be remiss to say that it wasn't expected. According to the article, a reliable source has advised Gizmofusion that Verizon was testing builds of BlackBerry 6 for the Storm 2 but has since halted testing due to its inability to...

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BlackBerry Accessory Roundup - Win the case of your choice from ShopCrackBerry.com!

Contest: Don't let your device be naked! Leave a comment telling us which BlackBerry Case you'd like from ShopCrackBerry.com and you could win it! Lets face it - there are TONS of accessories for BlackBerry. Bluetooh headsets, memory cards, charging solutions, batteries and more. But when it comes down to it, the thing most users pick up first and always seem to always have more than one of is...

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