BerryBuzz updated to version 4.0 - Now known as BeBuzz across the board

BerryBuzz updated to version 4.0 - Now known as BeBuzz across the board

  In celebration of it's own birthday, BerryBuzz has been updated to version 4.0 today and will also be know now as BeBuzz. BeBuzz is a great app that changes up the standard red LED on your device to a variety of colors. You can set custom alerts for BBM, emails, 3rd party apps and much more. New features of version 4.0 include: BerryBuzz is now BeBuzz! Toasts - Shows small unobtrusive...

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[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] These days we've been hearing plenty of rumors about Research In Motions BlackBerry PlayBook having the ability to run Google's Android application. Whether or not it turns out to be true remains to been seen but the evidence is mounting at a rapid pace. While Mobile World Congress brought us some information surrounding the BlackBerry PlayBook and...

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Leaked: OS 6.0.0.481 For The BlackBerry Pearl 3G 9100/9105

Leaked: OS 6.0.0.481 For The BlackBerry Pearl 3G 9100/9105

It hasn't been too long since the BlackBerry Pearl 3G had an OS update, and today it has another. OS 6.0.0.481 has popped up for this device, so if you're rockin' a Pearl and want something to do today, go ahead and give it a go. Just like other leaked OS', this one is not official in any way so be sure to back up all your data if you decide to load it up. Of course, be sure to share all your...

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Contest: Win either Paradigm Duo or Crossroad by BBin for your BlackBerry Torch!

BBin has no shortage of unique and fun themes for your BlackBerry Torch, and this weekend we are happy to share with you two of their newest creations: Paradigm Duo and Crossroad. Both of these themes have a ton of cool features and home screens with a lot of built in functionality. For details on each one and contest information, keep reading after the break!The first, Paradigm Duo, features...

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CrackBerry Birthday Sale: SOTI Pocket Controller-Pro for BlackBerry – 50% off for one week only

It's almost March and that can only mean one thing, CrackBerry's 4th Birthday. To celebrate, the good folks over at SOTI, Inc. are having a 50% off sale from now until Friday March 4th. I'm a big fan of Pocket Controller-Pro and how it packs ten features into one small package. It's a pretty cool BlackBerry and PC application that lets you control your device using only your mouse, monitor,...

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CrackBerry.com Turns Four Years Old Today and We Are Going to Celebrate for a Week! Lots of Great Contests Coming Up!!

Happy Birthday to us, Happy Birthday to us.... that's right, Saturday, February 26th, 2011 marks four 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...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for February 25th, 2011! Win 1 of 50 copies of US Holidays 2011!

Howdy and welcome to the weekly app roundup! If you haven’t had a chance yet, go and sign up for AppVerse in the CrackBerry App Store! What better way to socialize, check out some recommended apps and even see the faces behind this amazing site. Who knows? You may even see some reviews for a few of the apps listed below. Today, we announce the winners of the InfoBox giveaway and also give...

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Bank of America testing Mobile Wallet program using NFC-enabled BlackBerry smartphones

We didn't expect to see much of NFC until the rumored 2011 devices hit later this year, but Bank of America is already putting the NFC technology to good use. They have started a trial of their Mobile Wallet program that will allow testers to receive a new battery door and microSD card to NFC-ize their device. The program lets users make payments using only their NFC outfitted BlackBerry (...

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Review: Smartphone Experts Micro-USB Car Charger

Review: Smartphone Experts Micro-USB Car Charger

Want to win a Smartphone Experts Micro-USB Car Charger from CrackBerry.com? Keep reading for contest details.   Have you ever been on the road with a dead BlackBerry? It's no fun. No phone calls, no FaceBook, no Twitter, no Vlingo Safe Reader to read your emails and texts aloud to you. No nothing. For a BlackBerry enthusiast (the proper term is "addict," but enthusiast sounds so much...

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Details on BlackBerry Internet Service 4.0 leaked

Details on BlackBerry Internet Service 4.0 leaked

The next progression in BIS-land is 4.0 and it looks like we have some good updates to look forward to. N4BB snagged a doc that shows off the upcoming features of the latest BIS. As usual it's not a ton of little upgrades, but rather a few mid-sized ones. Updates look to include: Integration with BlackBerry ID (BBID) Improved BIS End User Communications Automatic Login improvements...

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Angry Farm game for BlackBerry now available - 50 copies to be won!

Angry Farm game for BlackBerry now available - 50 copies to be won!

Who needs Angry Birds when you can have Angry Farm! Win one of 50 free copies - details below! So you want to play Angry Birds on your BlackBerry? Well since you can't (yet) we have the next best thing - Angry Farm!! This brand new release from Smarter Apps lets you help the angry farm animals take on the evil foxes. Each of the angry animals have special properties that you can control to...

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Deal of the Day: 50% Off Tether for BlackBerry

Deal of the Day: 50% Off Tether for BlackBerry

Once again we have a sweet deal of the day -- Tether for BlackBerry. Until the end of the day, you can grab Tether for $24.99 - 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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OnTime mobile calendar for BlackBerry now available

OnTime mobile calendar for BlackBerry now available

If you find the hustle and bustle of daily tasks too much to handle, maybe OnTime can help you out. This nifty calendar app will keep you on schedule for important events with its GPS integration and and deeply integrated features. With OnTime you simply set a calendar reminder and enter a address for the appointment (business meeting, doctors office etc). OnTime will then keep you on time (...

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BlackBerry smartphones already running Android apps?!

BlackBerry smartphones already running Android apps?!

Yes, we've all heard the rumors about the BlackBerry PlayBook possibly having the ability to run Android apps but have you heard that BlackBerry smartphones are already running them? If the data from ShopSavvy is in anyway accurate then they'd have you believe it's already happening. As noted on their blog they have been tracking devices checking out their services via Flurry, an analytics...

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Quick Tip: BlackBerry 6 - Do you double flick?

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Love them or hate them, the BlackBerry 6 views are here to stay (until BlackBerry 6.1 at least). If you use them you really are getting the most from your device, but if you're like Kevin and myself, you try to stay clear of them at all costs. If you are a power user that likes to get the most out of all the views, here is a quick tip for navigating...

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CrackBerry Poll: What accessories are you going to buy for your BlackBerry PlayBook?

Contest: Leave a comment to this post for your chance to win a FREE BlackBerry PlayBook Accessory of your Choice! What's the first accessory you're going to buy for your BlackBerry PlayBook?online survey Ten days ago we saw some slides leak out that showed the names and suggested pricing of cases and other accessories for the upcoming BlackBerry PlayBook. Things have been making...

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MLB.com at Bat 2011 for BlackBerry now available

MLB.com at Bat 2011 for BlackBerry now available

It's that time again baseball fans - the season is nearly upon us. If you're a die-hard fan like myself you'll be happy to know that MLB.com At Bat 2011 is now available for download. MLB.com At Bat is the go to app for baseball fans, and although it rings in a crazy price tag of $14.99, it really is the best way to keep up with everything baseball during the season. Features include:...

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PlayCreator for BlackBerry PlayBook - Turn your tablet into the ultimate sports whiteboard

There has been a constant flow of BlackBerry PlayBook apps hitting App World in the last few months, but only some really catch my eye. PlayCreator is one of those and probably the one I'm most excited about so far. It's one of the most "no-brainer" implementations of the PlayBook thus far and frankly looks pretty sweet. PlayCreator essentially turns the PlayBook into a sports whiteboard. Gone...

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BlackBerry World session catalog now available online

BlackBerry World session catalog now available online

RIM has made the session catalog for BlackBerry World (aka WES) available online. Prospective attendees can scope out all the sessions that will be offered during the conference. There is some good stuff listed for all aspects of BlackBerry including BES, consumer areas and PlayBook. Sessions include The Power and Potential of BBM, The BlackBerry PlayBook Advantage, Increasing the Value with...

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