Jam for BlackBerry - Utilities, Idle Screens, LED Tweaks and More - 100 Copies to Give Away

Jam by LSphone is a multifunctional application for your BlackBerry smartphone. It hard to actually state what this application does, being as there is so much to the application. The app itself is jammed full of little applications and features. These features include: Detailed meters for Battery, device storage and media card, and memory Locking screen rotation Alarms for charging-...

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Berry-Free Talk: Now What Do You Think of Apple's New iPad?

Learn More About the iPad: Read TiPb's Full Apple iPad Review >> [ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Back on January 27th, the day the Apple iPad was announced, we posted a poll here on CrackBerry.com asking readers how they felt about the iPad from the perspective of being a BlackBerry owner. The results: 12% said they loved the iPad (perfect compliment to a BB) and would buy...

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Contest Winners: VQ Mileage Tracker, Phone Halo, OtterBox, Astraware Casino and More

A good spread of schwag this time around. A few apps mixed in with a theme and some cool accessories. Much more to come so stay tuned this week for more. If you didn't check it out already, be sure to get in on our Follow CrackBerry and Win contest for some even bigger prizes. Hit the jump for the full winners list. Congrats to all the winners! * Note to winners: You will be receiving an...

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Review: CHUM Radio for BlackBerry Smartphones

Review: CHUM Radio for BlackBerry Smartphones

I hate to say it, but I was never a big fan of the selection of the radio station back in my home town. There was probably one station that I actually liked. Everybody has a favourite station, but I think it was the lack of variety that made me feel as though I had to choose. I used to see what I could listen to online, and found a station in Vancouver that I liked, the Beat 94.5. After...

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WES 2010 Mobile Guide Now Available For Download

WES 2010 Mobile Guide Now Available For Download

WES 2010 is quickly nearing and with that in mind Research In Motion with the help of Sweet Caesar have put together once again, the BlackBerry WES Mobile Guide. For attendees this is quite a resourceful tool to have when scheduling and planning your daily events at WES. The feature set for the application is well integrated into your BlackBerry. Offering synchronization with your online...

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Save On All themes from Blackberry Themes by KD - Sale Ends April 11th!

Save On All themes from Blackberry Themes by KD - Sale Ends April 11th!

Jason emailed me last week to give me a heads up on an awesome sale he's having in honour of his one-year anniversary in business. Being a long time member of the forums, (and a former Storm owner) I have had my eye on KD Themes the entire year he's been in business. He first caught my eye with Curve and has continued his trend of creating great-looking, functional themes with such titles as...

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Official OS 5.0.0.607 for the BlackBerry Storm2 Available from Verizon Wireless

Reports are flying in and the forums are lighting up with the news that OS 5.0.0.607 is now available for some Verizon users via Wireless Update. We knew this was coming today, just not when, but it looks like it the OS is being made available already. If you haven't seen the option to update OTA don't fret, it should pop up on the homescreen (or you can check directly under Options >...

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How to Upgrade Your BlackBerry Device Software Using Wireless Update

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Most users know that you can easily update your device software by downloading the OS to a PC and using the Application Loader. With some official OS updates, the option to use the Wireless Update will be under Options > Advanced Options > Wireless Update. When an update is available, a Wireless Update icon will also be pushed to your device...

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New BlackBerry Messenger 5.0.1.5 Now Available In Beta Zone For Some Users

New BlackBerry Messenger 5.0.1.5 Now Available In Beta Zone For Some Users

After a short delay from the initially scheduled release, Research In Motion has just sent off emails with links for BlackBerry Messenger 5.0.1.5 to some in the BlackBerry world. The changes overall seem to be back end work that has no impact for users visually. A few things have been added that users might notice however. Keep in mind not all beta testers were sent the release today and more...

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New Qik Beta Shows They've Not Forgotten About BlackBerry

New Qik Beta Shows They've Not Forgotten About BlackBerry

It has been quite some time since my intial post of Qik coming to the BlackBerry platform. Since then time, we've not really heard much from Qik in the way of updates. Even today, the version made available for BlackBerry devices hasn't even evolved into 1.0 yet, as it still remains sitting at version 0.1.15. With that little bit of history out of the way, I can say I was rather surprised when...

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BlackBerry Theme  Weekly Roundup for April 5th 2010 - 100 Copies of Refresh to be Won!

Contest: 100 Copies of Refresh to be won. Leave a comment! Well it's Monday and time for another addition of the weekly Theme Roundup. This week we have brought you a diverse selection of themes. With a CrackBerry theme, Android replica theme, and contest theme that is available for touchscreen and non-touchscreen devices, you are sure to find a good one for download. Hit the jump and check...

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Doctor Who Rocks A Debranded BlackBerry Storm

Doctor Who Rocks A Debranded BlackBerry Storm

The brand new Doctor Who series began the other day and while the eleventh Doctor, played by Matt Smith may or may not be a fan favorite across the board he's alright with us here at CrackBerry. Sure it could be his witty charm and wacky approach to things that made us like him but we're going with the fact that he's a BlackBerry user that won us over. That's right, Doctor Who was spotted using...

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Best of Smartphone Experts, 4 April 2010

The big news of the week: clearly iPad. Our site for all things iPhone, iPod, and iPad, TiPb, has total coverage of the iPad launch and a huge helping of iPad app reviews. Stay tuned for a full iPad review tomorrow! HTC Legend with new HTC Sense Review Android Central's Android keyboard roundup Win Phil Nickinson's Nexus One!...

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BlackBerry 9650 Makes An Appearance On Sprint Order Forms

BlackBerry 9650 Makes An Appearance On Sprint Order Forms

Just in case we all haven't been teased enough with the prospect of the BlackBerry 9650 being released soon, BGR drops some new information on us about the possibility of us actually getting ahold of one before 2013. As the picture indicates the BlackBerry 9650 with and without cameras has shown up on the Sprint order forms. In addition to the 9650, the 8230 flip was also listed as being...

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CrackBerry Reminder: What You May Have Missed This Week

CrackBerry Reminder: What You May Have Missed This Week

What a week! We saw some more OS leaks come flowing in, had what could have been our longest podcast to date, the CB Podcasts app made its way into BlackBerry App World, the Verizon Tour finally got OS 5.0 and we cranked out some contests as usual. Nothing crazy on the new front, but WES is rolling up fast and that means some BlackBerry goodness will surely turn up soon. If you didn't catch...

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Reminder: CrackBerry Mobile App Superstore Sale Ends Soon; Download the App for a Chance to Win an iPad and More!

Earlier this week we launched our new mobile CrackBerry Mobile SuperStore which has received a whack load of downloads and a ton of positive feedback so far. There are still even more improvements and features coming, but users are loving the Superstore / aisle concept which separates apps, games, themes and accessories into their own areas and the overall speed of the new app. If you haven'...

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BlackBerry Apps for your Ride

BlackBerry Apps for your Ride

Admit it, there’s something you love as much as (or more than) your BlackBerry, isn’t there? Can you guess what I’m talking about? I’ll give you some hints- just like your BlackBerry: You’re overprotective of it and rarely let anyone use it. You adorn it with the latest accessories. You cry if it gets scratched or dinged. It helps you find what you are searching for. Any ideas come to...

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Deal of the Day: 50% Off Tether for BlackBerry Today Only!

Deal of the Day: 50% Off Tether for BlackBerry Today Only!

If you've been mulling over picking up Tether for BlackBerry, you might want to think about it again today. Until the end of the day, you can grab Tether for $24.97 - thats 50% off. Tether lets you hook up your Mac or PC to your device and get online through your BlackBerry data plan. Features include: Internet Anywhere: You can use Tether anywhere you can make phone calls. Easy Setup:...

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