Shazam For BlackBerry Updated To Version 2.5- Music Videos And 7Digital Music Purchases Added

Shazam for BlackBerry rolled out version 2.5 last week. Some cool new functions were added to the mix with this release that I'm sure most users can appreciate. Especially, since they work quite nicely from my testing. The rundown of new features is as follows: Searching And Launching Of YouTube Videos From Tagged Music. In App Ability To "Tweet" Tagged Music To All Of Your Twitter Followers...

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Wheres My Phone Updated to Version 3 - 100 Copies to be Won!

Wheres My Phone Updated to Version 3 - 100 Copies to be Won!

We have posted on Wheres My Phone in the past and it has just been updated to version 3, adding some nice enhancements.  The application is used to send remote commands to your BlackBerry for such tasks as triggering an audible alarm, battery level check, and GPS location request.  New features in this build include remote contacts download, SMS integration, and remote disabling of the device...

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AddOnis Now Compatible with BlackBerry Smartphones Running OS 5.0

The folks at Twinkler software have let us know they completed the process of getting AddOnis working on devices running OS 5.0. Not only did they get it working correctly but they also managed to work in the new standby and lock features seen in the most recent OS 5.0 versionsl. The change log for this one depends on what OS it is that you are running on your device. Some of the changes are...

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Leaked: OS 5.0.0.545 For The BlackBerry Bold 9700

Leaked: OS 5.0.0.545 For The BlackBerry Bold 9700

What a great start to the day. We've known for some time this OS was floating around out there, even heard that this one had hit "Gold Candidate" for release to carriers. Now, thanks to a CrackBerry forums member who wished to remain anonymous you can now check out the release yourself. As always, be sure to back up your data before you load this one onto your device gold candidate or not,...

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Jerry Seinfeld Rants About "BlackBerry People" On Letterman

It wasn't too long ago that good ole Jerry Seinfeld was dissing BlackBerry's, BlackBerry People and iPhones in an interview with Conan. It was funny stuff. I guess so funny he brought the "BlackBerry People" rant back recently on Letterman. Funny cuz it's true :) [ via BBCool ]

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Tether Turns One Birthday Contest - Win 1 of 6 Smartphones Plus 25 Copies of Tether to Give Away

Fresh off their awesome support for our own birthday contest, Tether is doing a little celebrating of their own. Just one-year ago TetherBerry kicked off their service and changed the way we Tether on the go. They just let us know that they too are having a birthday and are celebrating in true CrackBerry style. The team at Tether is giving away six smartphones (3 BlackBerry and 3 Android...

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RIM Data Outage Continuing Today for Wifi Users?

RIM Data Outage Continuing Today for Wifi Users?

According to dataoutages.com, many users are still having issues with both BIS and BES connections for the second day in a row. It seems like the issue is hovering around Wifi connections, where users are having data trouble when Wifi is disconnected. No official word on what the deal is or when it will be fixed, but hopefully it will get resolved at some point today. If you're having spotty...

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VQ CarFinder Reaches 100k Downloads - 20 Free Licenses Up for Grabs

We first heard about VQ CarFinder way back in July of last year. Since then the app has come a long way, and has now been downloaded by over 100,000 users (and I'm sure plenty of those downloads came from CrackBerry). If you don't know about VQ CarFinder, it is a simple app that helps you remember where you parked your car. The app uses your vehicles built-in Bluetooth (or optional car charger...

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CrackBerry Turns 3 Birthday Contests: Thank You Sponsors!!

CrackBerry Turns 3 Birthday Contests: Thank You Sponsors!!

We wouldn't be able to give away such awesome prizes without the help of all the amazing sponsors. Big shoutout to all that helped us out and made our 3rd birthday celebration the best one yet. We at CrackBerry HQ appreciate all your help, and I'm sure the CrackBerry Nation thanks you as well. Big thanks to MLH Software, OtterBox, SmrtGuard, SmrtCase, TeleNav, Tether, Schlage, Coveroo,...

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Fixmo Tools for BlackBerry Smartphones Review

Fixmo Tools for BlackBerry Smartphones Review

Why is it that we are never satisfied? Why do we look for the slightest chance to improve upon something? Perhaps we have a built in desire to consistently outperform; the need to make something faster, smarter…better. It won’t happen in our lifetime, or even in the next few lifetimes, but I would love to see when humanity finally reaches the ultimate pinnacle of perfection and a single...

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Get In On The New Later Dude Pro Beta Testing

Get In On The New Later Dude Pro Beta Testing

Our friend Fabian Heuwieser is looking for some feedback on his latest iteration of Later Dude Pro. If you are a current user or new to Later Dude Pro here is your chance to check out what's up and coming. As Fabian has posted in the CrackBerry forums, you can now get your hands on the latest version which has some newly added features to make Later Dude Pro more robust app. Have a look in the...

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BlackBerry App World Updated To Version 1.1.0.33

BlackBerry App World Updated To Version 1.1.0.33

Been quite a while since we've seen a BlackBerry App World update. Guess RIM thought it was time for one. No idea what may or may not have been fixed in this release folks but if we happen to get a change log we'll add to the post. In the meantime, you can download the latest version from the BlackBerry website or from within app world itself. Have at it, let us know if you notice anything in...

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BlackBerry Theme Roundup for March 8th 2010 - 50 Copies of Sands to be Won!

Contest: 50 Copies of Sands to be won. Leave a comment! It's Monday again, which means that it's theme roundup day! We had a crazy week on the blogs last week with all our birthday celebrations, and things are starting to settle back to normal. CrackBerry's 3rd birthday got me thinking about our members, and how much they mean to us. This naturally progressed to considering the members...

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QuickLaunch for BlackBerry A to Z

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] One of my most used apps has to be QuickLaunch. It is an extremely valuable app that allows for easy access to loads of BlackBerry functions. You can set it to launch applications, web sites, quickly compose emails, make phone calls and more. It integrates extremely well with the operating system, and with a few clicks you can get things done...

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Verizon Shows Off Skype And Tells Us How To Use It

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] By now most users should be aware of the deal Skype and Verizon have in the works. In case you missed it, Verizon will have an exclusive deal with Skype to run their VoIP application on the Verizon network. Aside from a rather slim on info press release we've not heard too much more. Unless, of course you include the information of Skype magically...

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Tafasa has had a great year and cranked out some awesome games for BlackBerry. To celebrate their first birthday, they are running a sale on all of their games. You can pick up 4-In-A-Row, Bubble Burst, CodeBreaker, Hangman, Memory, WordSearch and more for just $0.99 through March 14th. They have been hard at work converting the former Storm-only games to work on other devices, so why not pick...

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Thumbplay Music Store Store Goes Public - 30 Free Trials to Give Away

Thumbplay Music Store Store Goes Public - 30 Free Trials to Give Away

  *Update: Just a quick note that Thumbplay is currently only available in the US so sadly anyone outside the States is out of luck on this one. Apologies on the late notice * Back in January we saw the Thumbplay Music Store that was shown off at CES. We gave away some free-trials, and are happy to announce we have a few more to give out to the CrackBerry Nation. Thumbplay is out of private...

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