Keep your money from burning a ho ho hole in your pocket with Christmas Budget

Keep your money from burning a ho ho hole in your pocket with Christmas Budget

Take a look at your calendar, the countdown to Christmas has begun! Black Friday shopping probably has many of you off to a good start on your gift buying, so to make the rest of it go more smoothly and ensure you don't blow the budget this holiday season, I  suggest you check out this new BlackBerry app, Christmas Budget.  In the mad dash during this time of year, some people may lose their...

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CrackBerry reminder: What you may have missed this week

CrackBerry reminder: What you may have missed this week

What You May Have Missed Introducing the New CrackBerry.com - A Site Redesign for the Next Era of BlackBerry! Official statement from Research In Motion regarding the removal of KikLeaked: BlackBerry Desktop Manager v6.0.1.13 AT&T branded BlackBerry Bold 9780 spotted Contest Reminders Contest: Slacker Radio announces the availability of holiday stations Contest: SixTools adds...

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CrackBerry Poll: Should RIM make BlackBerry Messenger available to non-BlackBerry smartphones?

Do you think RIM should expand BlackBerry Messenger to work on other platforms?online survey I've had a lot of interesting conversations this week concerning Kik, the BBM-like cross platform instant messaging application available for iPhone, BlackBerry and Android. Kik is still pretty bare in features, but it's quick, uses data (not SMS) and like BlackBerry Messenger has Delivered and...

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Money to burn? Get your loved one (or yourself) a Limited Edition Bill Amberg BlackBerry Bold 9780 for Christmas from Selfridges

Not sure what to get the person who already has too much for Christmas this year? You may want to check out the Exclusive Limited Edition Bill Amberg BlackBerry Bold 9780 collection, available from Selfridges this December. Here's the official word on them: To celebrate the launch of the BlackBerry Bold 9780 luxury leather designer Bill Amberg has created a BlackBerry collection which...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for November 26th, 2010! Win 1 of 25 copies of ShortcutMe!

Howdy and welcome to the weekly app roundup! Yee-haw! So what do you think of the CrackBerry redesign? Pretty fancy lookin,’ don’t ya think? It’s definitely more that a fresh coat of paint and you know that there’s even more in store. Today, we announce the winners of the CogniCard giveaway and also give you the chance to win one of 25 copies of ShortcutMe! Have a rootin’ tootin’ weekend!...

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Cocky Culture Black Friday sale - 75% off all themes!

Cocky Culture Black Friday sale - 75% off all themes!

In honor of Black Friday, Cocky Culture is having a massive theme sale. From now till November 30th, you can pick up any of their themes for 75% off! Just use the code xxblackfridayxx when checking out at the CrackBerry Mobile App Store (note: the coupon code will not work in the main full web store - has to be used in the mobile store or via our Superstore on-device app). If you are a theme...

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Distimo monthly report breaks down BlackBerry App World

Distimo monthly report breaks down BlackBerry App World

Recently, Distimo has released their November 2010 report that helps companies, and individuals, gain a better grasp on the analytics of the mobile app ecosystem. If you aren’t familiar with Distimo, the company provides in-depth coverage of emerging trends within the mobile application industry. The services that Distimo offers include the monthly Distimo Report, which covers the following...

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Official OS 5.0.0.1015 for the BlackBerry Storm2 released by Verizon!

Official OS 5.0.0.1015 for the BlackBerry Storm2 released by Verizon!

It looks like Verizon decided to show BlackBerry Storm2 owners some love heading into the Thanksgiving weekend. OS version 5.0.0.1015 became available today from Verizon's website and you should be able to get it through Desktop Manager (hopefully) soon as well. Download links and details of what's new are below. We'll get this updated asap on our new BlackBerry OS Superpage as well. Remember...

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If you are like the guy in this video, you need the new CrackBerry book!

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Sure, this one is a bit of a shameless plug, but it's pretty funny too so I think we can get away with it! Gary Mazo, co-author of CrackBerry: True Tales of BlackBerry Use & Abuse, had some fun in xtranormal putting this one together. Check out the video above. I think that's going to be my new pick up line... Show Me Your Barcode! But seriously...

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Happy Thanksgiving from CrackBerry.com!

Happy Thanksgiving from CrackBerry.com!

To all our BlackBerry using and abusing friends in the United States... Happy Thanksgiving from CrackBerry.com! Let's give thanks today for all the Good Things we have in Life... Family, Friends, Health... and let's not forget to also give thanks to our friends at Research In Motion for that precious gift of the BlackBerry. Not only has it changed the world, but it also gave us the reason to...

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Red BlackBerry Torch 9800 now available from Bell and Virgin Mobile Canada

Right on time. Bell and Virgin Mobile Canada now have available the red BlackBerry Torch 9800 for those of you out there too cool for black or white. We caught wind of Bell's release date a while back now but glad to see they actually kept schedule. No changes on price points for either of the two carriers, so you'll be looking at $599.95 no contract or go as low as you can with a new 3-year...

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BlackBerry PlayBook possible pricing?!

BlackBerry PlayBook possible pricing?!

* Update from Kevin: As noted my some members in the comments here, when I saw this post I also thought what's with the 8gb version? We previously saw word from RIM at Gitex that the PlayBook will be hitting in 16gb, 32gb and 64gb versions. I still assume the 8gb version sourced here is a mistake, so it's more likely the 16gb pricing is what's stated as being for 8gb, the 32gb is the 16gb...

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Review: Dex Mobile for BlackBerry

Review: Dex Mobile for BlackBerry

Take a minute and ask yourself this question: How often exactly do you ask someone for information? I bet you it’s not nearly as often as it used to be. The cliché argument over stopping and asking for directions, or other info, is becoming slowly (but hopefully surely) a thing of the past, in my opinion. Why? You can thank that BlackBerry that’s in your hand right now. From it an immense...

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Contest: Slacker Radio announces the availability of holiday stations

Contest: Slacker Radio announces the availability of holiday stations

It's once again that time of year where the weather gets cooler, the leaves turn colors and the holiday music hits the airwaves. Our friends at Slacker Radio have informed us that they have launched their Holiday Station lineup and to celebrate it, we have teamed with Slacker to give away some Slacker Radio Plus subscriptions! Their holiday station lineup includes:Holiday Hits Classic Holidays...

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AT&T BlackBerry Bold 9780 shows up on video

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Yesterday we saw an image of an AT&T branded BlackBerry Bold 9780, and today we get a step up and see it live on video. Nothing really new here to look out for as the device is already available on multiple carriers in Canada and T-Mobile in the US, but it's just further confirmation that it is indeed coming to AT&T very soon. It's not the...

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  New from ShaoSoft comes SixTools - a handy app that adds some great features to your OS 6 BlackBerry. The app takes on some much needed functionality and gives you more options and control over your device. With SixTools you can add extra convenience keys (using volume and mute/play buttons), a battery meter, holster sounds and more. Torch users even get slider sounds and an orientation lock...

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AG Canada launches Canadian farm & market news mobile app

AG Canada launches Canadian farm & market news mobile app

  Farmers are busy people. They spend the majority of their time in their tractor, half-ton or combine, and not in front of a computer. Yet, much of their critical business information is available on-line: weather, market prices and agricultural news. And when the weather or the market prices change, farmers want to know immediately. The AgReader application, developed for Farm Business...

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BlackBerry PlayBook spotted in latest Black Eyed Peas video!

The latest video for the Black Eyed Peas was posted to Will.I.Am's Dipdive website not too long ago in support of their new upcoming album, The Beginning. While it takes a few mins for the video to get rolling, you'll quickly notice some strategically placed BlackBerry PlayBook shots. Awesome but not all that surprising. Will.I.Am is a hardcore BlackBerry user and being a futurist and all...

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Official statement from Research In Motion regarding the removal of Kik

Well, that didn't take long. We just received an official statement from Research In Motion regarding the removal of Kik messenger from BlackBerry App World. While the statement makes no mention of the revocation of Kiks signing keys or anything like that, it does clarify the situation a little further, which is what we were hoping for. Below is the statement from RIM regarding the Kik...

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Kik pleads with RIM to keep on trucking

Kik pleads with RIM to keep on trucking

Today Kik posted a blog explaining just what's going on with their Kik Messenger BlackBerry app. If you remember last week, their app was pulled from BlackBerry App World without explaination, and since then has been nowhere to be found. Delays of up to one hour have been occuring for Kik users, and the whole mess has been kind of up in the air. The blog post today straight from Kik is...

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