Elecite Is Back With A Fresh New Look And A Huge 50% Off Sale

Elecite Is Back With A Fresh New Look And A Huge 50% Off Sale

The folks over at Elecite have been mad busy the past little while. In addition to pumping out some nice new themes they have been working behind the scenes on launching a fresh new site for everyone to make use of. Elecite is back now in full force, new themes are on there way and to celebrate the relaunch as well as the holidays, Elecite is having a massive 50% off all themes sale. No...

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*UPDATED* Leaked: BlackBerry Messenger 5.0.0.55

*UPDATED* Leaked: BlackBerry Messenger 5.0.0.55

*UPDATE*- Seems this one might go official. It's showing up on the BlackBerry site  *UPDATE 2*-Officially released version now available, will be avail. in BlackBerry App World. Another day, another BlackBerry Messenger leak appears. This time we have 5.0.0.55 now available for download. Remember folks, these are all just maintenance releases if you have a working BlackBerry Messenger...

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Leaked: OS 5.0.0.428 For The BlackBerry Storm 2 9550

Leaked: OS 5.0.0.428 For The BlackBerry Storm 2 9550

Hey, Storm 2 owners looks like your OS dry spell is over. BBLeaks has just dropped OS 5.0.0.428 for you all to download and install. Word is it's a fairly decent OS that brings a lot of bug fixes to it and users should be quite happy overall. As always though, it's not an official OS so keep that in mind. Disclaimer is applicable for this and all leaks. Back up your data folks if you are gonna...

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Droid Hands-On Video, Smartphone Round Robin

Droid Hands-On Video, Smartphone Round Robin

It's Smartphone Round Robin time and we're kicking off Round #1 with CrackBerry taking Android for a spin! I know a lot of you out there are wanting to hear my thoughts on the Verizon/Motorola Droid, since it's a device that many BlackBerry Storm 9530 owners have either been tempted by or even jumped ship to rather than making the organic upgrade to the BlackBerry Storm2. So instead of...

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First Look: BlackBerry Pearl 9100 / 8100 Comparison Photos

First Look: BlackBerry Pearl 9100 / 8100 Comparison Photos

BlackBerry Pearl 8130 (left) vs. the new BlackBerry Pearl 9100 It looks like Christmas came early on the good 'ole CrackBerry tip line. I woke up this morning to some nice 'presents' in the form of these BlackBerry Pearl 9100 photos. A few weeks ago we dropped a number of first-look BlackBerry Pearl 9100 images here on the blogs, but missing from that set of eyecandy were comparison photos to...

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Control Your Email with MailMinder - 50 Free Copies

If you get tired of seeing junk mail when you see that flashing LED on your device, or only want to be notified of important messages, MailMinder may be just what you need. The app acts as a filter of sorts, letting you be alerted for only important messages, and having junk mail or other messages slip through the cracks. Features include: Select email messages from your Inbox and set rules...

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Call Blocker Professional By Epic Applications Updated

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Call Blocker Professional from Epic Applications has just seen a great update come its way. The application has seen many changes and growth in it's lifetime and now this, the 5th revision is brings quite a few changes to it. Call Blocker Professional offers nearly every feature you could imagine for a call blocking app. Check out the extensive...

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Citrix Receiver Arriving This Month For BlackBerry Smartphones

Citrix Receiver  Arriving This Month For BlackBerry Smartphones

Citrix has been around for a while now and chances are you may have used their offerings without even really knowing it. Be it to access documents from the office while at home or attend an online meeting. Citrix powers a lot of the internet happening with their products and connectivity options. As they are to PC's, Citrix is making a name in the mobile market now as well. Currently, Citrix...

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Get More Out of Your Mobile Number with Google Voice

For years I stuck with the mobile number I was issued way back in 1996 when I purchased my first cell phone. I never thought of switching carriers, and I was happy to know that everyone that needed to contact me could do so easily. About a year ago after my BlackBerry addiction started to overtake me full-time, I realized that having a CDMA carrier number that wasn't easily portable wasn't...

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BerryWeather Updated to 2.0.63 - Add Your Own 'Weather Slot' to Any Theme

BerryWeather Updated to 2.0.63 - Add Your Own 'Weather Slot' to Any Theme

Just a few weeks back BerryWeather 2.0 was released with a ton of new features. Among them is my favorite of being able to have the weather info display on your homescreen backgound. My only gripe was that there was no way to disable all the excess text (conditions, location, etc) and show just the icon. Well in their latest update, Bellshare has given the option to completely customize this...

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BlackBerry Pearl 9100 To Support 802.11n WiFi?

BlackBerry Pearl 9100 To Support 802.11n WiFi?

The other day Boy Genius posted that he heard from one of his solid connects that the BlackBerry Pearl 9100 has seen a little revision change since we last heard some specs on it. The change, was that of 802.11n WiFi capability being added to next gen Suretype BlackBerry smartphone. We're going to toss some gas on that fire as well as I have done some digging around and found the above .rdf...

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Best of Smartphone Experts, 13 Dec 2009

As we bring you the best of SPE for the past week, don't forget that starting Monday, we'll be starting the Smartphone Round Robin in earnest - with new hands-on videos on six sites. If you haven't already, go ahead a take a listen to our kick-off podcast hosted by The Cell Phone Junkie and take a tour of the Smartphone Round Robin website, where you can learn how to enter to win one of six...

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Freddy Jump for BlackBerry Smartphones

Big fan of the oriiginal best-selling game for BlackBerry, Freddy Falling? If so, then then you'll love the next game in the Freddy Falling series called Freddy Jump. New from Lone Dwarf Games, this one is addictive! If you're rocking a touchscreen BlackBerry, Freddy Jump uses your Storm's accelerometer to control Freddy as he bounces his way up and up. During your climb you will encounter such...

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The latest offering from Calx Design, Mord is sure to clean up your Berry with a professional feel, while adding a little fun to the mix. With a weather icon in the top center of the homescreen flanked by two today docks, the balance of this theme makes it a hit for me right from the start. Mord features a slot for your favorite weather app in the top center, below the clock, also 6...

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CrackBerry Reminder: What You May Have Missed This Week

CrackBerry Reminder: What You May Have Missed This Week

Time is flying faster this year for me. I feel like I'm busier than ever and I haven't even started shopping yet! We had some great contests this week to gear up for the holidays and spread some CrackBerry love. We're giving away a custom Bold 9700 in our CrackBerry Colorware contest as well as a great prize pack from TeleNav. If you still need some gifts for the BlackBerry user on your list, you...

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BlackBerry App World Launches In Australia & New Zealand

BlackBerry App World Launches In Australia & New Zealand

It's been long awaited by many that I know who live in Australia and New Zealand but finally, Research In Motion has delivered BlackBerry App World. Folks in Australia and New Zealand can now download and install BlackBerry App World to their BlackBerry smartphones which of course, brings with it many other applications. No having to look for work arounds once things are fully up and running....

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Leaked: OS 5.0.0.303 For The BlackBerry Tour 9630

Leaked: OS 5.0.0.303 For The BlackBerry Tour 9630

Well, it's been a while since the BlackBerry Tour 9630 had a leak so here it is. This has been floating around for a while now and let me just say when other devices are well into the .4xx it's probably best you skip over this one. It took this long to show up for a reason, the reports are the radio is bad in this one meaning you likely will have connection problems if loaded. Either way, I'm...

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Leaked: OS 5.0.0.421 for the BlackBerry Bold 9700!

Leaked: OS 5.0.0.421 for the BlackBerry Bold 9700!

Geeez.. the leaks for the BlackBerry Bold 9700 just don't stop coming. It's hard to believe my 9700 shipped with 5.0.0.321, as with this latest leak via bbleaks we're up to OS 5.0.0.421. I haven't had a chance to give it a go yet, so be sure to check our forums for feedback on it. Also, if the download link goes down, be sure to watch the comments and OS forum for mirror download locations....

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