Video Review: Seidio Innocase II Surface for the BlackBerry Tour 9630

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] One of the best selling cases for all devices, the Innocase II Surface from Seidio offers great protection for your device. The two-piece design allows it so snap on, keeping it locked tight and actually making it quite hard to remove. The inside is linned with a soft material to keep your device scratch free when the case is in place. There are...

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ToySoft Olympic Celebration Game Giveaway - 2010 Free Copies up for Grabs! First Come, Fist Served So HURRY!

To celebrate the end of the 2010 Olympics, ToySoft is offering up 2010 free copies of their BlackBerry games. Everything is first come, first served, so get in on the action now so you don't miss out. You can choose from Ballz, GoFish, Lucky7Slots, Battleship, TapOMania, WackOMole and PicPuzzle. Hit up the links below and head to the mobile app store, then use the coupon code OHCANADA to...

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CrackBerry Turns 3 Birthday Contest: Win a RedFly Mobile Companion for BlackBerry!

The CrackBerry Turns 3 Years Old Birthday Contests continue this week and next up we have a RedFly C7 Mobile Companion up for grabs! Just login to CrackBerry.com and leave a single comment to this blog post to be entered for your chance to win. Entry ends this Sunday, March 7th at Midnight PST. We've covered the RedFly a few times in the blogs here since it was recently introduced for...

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BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express Now Available For Download!

BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express Now Available For Download!

We knew it wouldn't be long after the official press release announcement that we'd see the release of BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express for all. For those waiting, you can now hit up the Research In Motion software site to get started. The new software for Microsoft Exchange and Microsoft Windows Small Business Server looks to fill the small and medium business section of BlackBerry...

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Best of Smartphone Experts, 28 Feb 2010

Nexus One coming to Verizon on March 23rd? Sprint to get HTC Legend, AT&T to get HTC Desire? HTC Supersonic or Incredible shown off on video CrackBerry Turns Three Years Old! Lots of Contests to Celebrate! CrackBerry Podcast 048: MWC Debrief and Lots of BlackBerry Talk Ultimate BlackBerry Twitter Client...

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CrackBerry Reminder: What You May Have Missed This Week; CB Editor Fun - Tune into Twitter for the Olympic Hockey Bet!

Well we kicked off our 3rd birthday celebration, and you can be sure that next week we'll have a TON of awesome stuff to give away. A few contests this past week for some cool apps, and we continued our perfect streak for the podcasts. Not too much great news as of late, but if you missed any action this past week, hit the links below to see what went down. CrackBerry Editor Fun: The Olympic...

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CrackBerry Turns 3 Birthday Contest: FREE Subscriptions to Slacker Radio Plus Up For Grabs!

Next up in our string of CrackBerry Turns 3 Years Old Birthday Contests our friends at Slacker have hooked us up with some awesome prizes.  We have 10 1-Year subscriptions and 15 3-month subscriptions to giveaway. To enter into this one, just leave a single comment to this blog post. Entry ends Sunday, March 7th at Midnight PST. If you're not familiar with Slacker Radio Plus, it takes the...

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Research In Motion Removing Older Versions Of BlackBerry Desktop Manager?

Certainly seems that way. Above you can see the AT&T download site where BlackBerry Desktop Manager is to be downloaded for AT&T customers. This list, not too long ago was filled with versions as far back as 4.0 but no longer offers anything less then 4.6. Now while some might just say that's just AT&T pulling them off of there to avoid confusion the same thing can be witnessed...

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Loads of New BBM Emoticons Found in Hiding

Loads of New BBM Emoticons Found in Hiding

Cruising the forums I came across this thread with a request for pig emoticon. I obviously had no idea there was one, but just a few replies into the thread, it turns out there are a load of hidden emoticons deep inside BlackBerry Messenger. I'm still not sure where they came from or how exactly they were discovered, but they are definitely loads of fun. Among the list is a pig, cheesburger,...

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BlackBerry Webinar Slides Raise Questions About New BlackBerry OS

BlackBerry Webinar Slides Raise Questions About New BlackBerry OS

A lot of talk has been generating from the BlackBerry Super Apps webinar that was held yesterday. The above pic is from one of the slides shown during the webinar showing off how UI layouts are meant to be. Nicely integrated, visually appealing and user aware and what is possible in the contextual BlackBerry OS. For example, applications that remember your position upon open and closing and...

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CrackBerry Turns 3 Birthday Contest: Win a Custom-Painted ColorWare BlackBerry Smartphone!

Our friends at ColorWare hooked up with prizes when we turned one and two years old, so it only makes sense that we kick off our CrackBerry Turns 3 Contest Extravaganza with them once again. Afterall, who wouldn't want a new custom-painted ColorWare BlackBerry?! The winner of this contest will get to choose both which BlackBerry they want and how they want it painted from the selection of...

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Leaked OS 5.0.0.509 for the BlackBerry Bold 9000 and Curve 8900

Leaked OS 5.0.0.509 for the BlackBerry Bold 9000 and Curve 8900

Some more Friday OS leaks getting some love. BerryReview has posted OS 5.0.0.509 for both the Bold 9000 and Curve 8900. These round out some good leaks for the day (and add to the birthday celebration fun!) so get to downloading. No word on the good, bad or ugly with these guys so be sure to drop a comment and let us know what you find out.  If you download and have a mirror site please post in...

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Verizon Wireless Backup Assistant Coming to BlackBerry March 9th?

Verizon Wireless Backup Assistant Coming to BlackBerry March 9th?

Verizon's Backup Assistant has long been the ideal app for backing up contacts from their devices. As far back as my old LG VX-8300, I can remember using the app to backup contacts for easy transfer between devices. Well the guys at BerryScoop have landed some intel and it looks like the service will finally be available for BlackBerry devices as well. While most "power users" will most likely...

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CrackBerry Turns Three Years Old Today and We Are Celebrating With a Whack Load of Contests!!!

Happy Birthday to us, Happy Birthday to us.... that's right, Friday, February 26th, 2010 marks three years to the day that we fired off our Hello World Press Release and officially opened the doors to CrackBerry.com. In true CrackBerry fashion and in keeping with our birthday tradition, we're going to be following up with a week's worth of crazy awesome contests and giveaways to celebrate this...

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"BlueBerry" 9500 Now Available With Optical Trackpad

"BlueBerry" 9500 Now Available With Optical Trackpad

Anyone remember the BlueBerry? Back during intial release the BlueBerry was the device to have. Ok, maybe not. But, it sure did bring some laughs to our day. Seems the BlueBerry series is not going any where anytime soon. Seeing how they just released the BlueBerry 9500 with a slick new trackpad, dual SIM, WiFi and even Mobile TV with a built in antenna. From what we can tell, it's not running...

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AnyTime - Display Multiple Timezones On Your Homescreen

AnyTime - Display Multiple Timezones On Your Homescreen

Ever find yourself stuck for trying to figure out time zones when working out meetings and such with others? Drives me nuts. I can totally admit that I have a hard time with time conversion and it became more evident to me as I have been watching the Olympics. Trying to figure out the schedule in Vancouver vs. Halifax meant me sitting there and Googling for a online time converter. I think it'...

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Leaked: OS 5.0.0.530 for the BlackBerry Tour 9630

Leaked: OS 5.0.0.530 for the BlackBerry Tour 9630

BBLeaks is at it again and has given some Friday joy to the BlackBerry world with a leaked OS 5.0.0.530 for the Tour 9630. This is a pretty big leap from the last Tour OS we saw, but still not that "official version" everyone is looking for. Hit the links below to download, and be sure to drop a comment and let us know your findings. Please Note: Keep in mind this is NOT an official release...

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AddOnis from Twinkler Software Lowered to $6.99

If you remember, AddOnis went under extensive beta testing in the CrackBerry community and was fully released a while back. Well I just got word that they have now dropped their price from $9.99 to just $6.99. This 30% drop is permanent, so if you've been holding off on picking it up, now you can get it at a better price. AddOnis is an all-in-one utility for your BlackBerry that allows you to...

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