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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CrackBerry Turns 3 Years Old Birthday Contest Winners Announced!!

CrackBerry Turns 3 Years Old Birthday Contest Winners Announced!!

What a crazy week we had. A contest every day and a blowout with over six on Friday alone. We have some huge prizes to unload and couldn't be happier with the turnout for the contests. Hopefully everyone got a chance to get in on the fun, but if not, rest assured another big contest is never too far away. Thanks to all of the great sponsors that helped us out this year, and congrats to all the...

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Contest: 50 Free Copies Of ZenMinder To Give Away!

Contest: 50 Free Copies Of ZenMinder To Give Away!

Leave A Comment On This Post To Win 1 Of 50 Free Copies!! In case you thought CrackBerry's crazy week of Birthday giveaways was going to lead to a contest dry spell afterwards we thought we'd kill any notion of that immediately (bday week winners announced later today). Granted, the contests won't be quite so crazy for a little bit, but here's one to kick the week off right... ZenMinder...

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Explicit - A Premium BlackBerry Theme From Hedone Design With Some Serious Style

Explicit is the latest theme from Hedone Design. Explicit was designed to make great use of the BlackBerry screen real estate and look amazing doing so. Wallpaper-friendly with 10 user customizable icons on the main screen gives Explicit the minimal look while allowing access to everything important. The battery and signal meter are nicely tucked away in the center console as well, so as to...

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Best of Smartphone Experts, 7 Mar 2010

Hands-on with Motorola Devour Motorola Backflip, AT&T's first Android phone, now available for $99 Apple sues HTC, Day One and Day Two Roundup Android Central Podcast is here! BlackBerry Slider Photos Emerge! BlackBerry Slider Rumors Update and Roundup CrackBerry Podcast: BlackBerry Slider...

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The folks at Swoosh Software let us know over the weekend they just released a new app for BlackBerry Smartphones that's both useful and fun to use. SwooshContacts automatically ranks your contacts based on activity making it quick to contact the folks you deal with most, letting you discover who is most important in your life (hopefully it's your significant other at the top by default,...

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CrackBerry Reminder: What You May Have Missed This Week and Birthday Contests Reminder

We can't even express what a crazy week its been. Between our birthday celebration and the BlackBerry Slider photos coming out of nowhere, we had loads to do. Tons of CrackBerry Turns 3 Years Old Contests followed up by a special edition podcast made this a week for the books. If you weren't around for all the fun, hit up the links below to check out the news. Don't forget to drop a comment on...

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Fancy Characters 2.0 Adds New BBM Icons to the Mix

Back in August we first checked out Fancy Characters, an app that lets you easily add symbols into messages. Sergey let me know that the app has been updated to version 2.0 and includes some cool new icons. With the app, you can add symbols to email, SMS, IM, PIN and BBM messages. The update even adds a tab to BBM 5.0 so you can drop in a symbol with just a few clicks. Check out the video...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for March 5th, 2010

BlackBerry App Roundup for March 5th, 2010

Happy March, everyone! Another great week here at CrackBerry, as per usual. Lots of good stuff to talk about, including 25 free copies of 'BlinkWhileCall' from Fabian Heuwieser to give away. Covered this week in the App Roundup are the following titles: Giveaway of the Week: BlinkWhileCall Freebies of the Week: Sid Meier's Pirates 'Lite', BatteryWatch, PayPal for BlackBerry In Case You...

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Final CrackBerry Turns 3 Birthday Contest: Win One of Ten Cases from OtterBox!

Final CrackBerry Turns 3 Birthday Contest: Win One of Ten Cases from OtterBox!

Last year when we turned two, OtterBox was nice enough to give us ten cases to give away. Well this year they're back again and are letting us give away ten cases of choice to some lucky winners. If you win, you'll be able to pick from the line of OtterBox cases for all devices, including the Commuter, Defender and Impact series cases. If you "rough it" with your device, you really can't beat...

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BerryWeather 2.2.01 Released - Brings With It Great News For 3rd Party App Developers

Bellshare has released their latest version of BerryWeather. This update is a little different from the standard operations of an update however. Bellshare has decided it's high time they opened up their awesome Weather application for other developers to make use of the information it provides. Developers now have the option to use data from BerryWeather in their own applications. One of...

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Clarion - A Free Do It Yourself Theme From Elecite

Clarion - A Free Do It Yourself Theme From Elecite

Elecite has released their latest theme, Clarion. This theme however, is like no other Elecite has released. Clarion takes a "do it yourself" approach in the fact you essentially design the theme however you wish from a laid out set of options provided by Elecite. You can select your layout, icons, colors and font size after which you will be presented with a download link to your designed...

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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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