Using Google Voice and the Google Voice App for BlackBerry Smartphones

Using Google Voice and the Google Voice App for BlackBerry Smartphones

A few months back we posted some quick tips for using Google Voice. Today we're going to look at the app itself - how it works and just what it does. We'll check out how Google Voice can make your life easier, and what the app is still lacking. From having a unified phone number to being able to access all of your account details, messages and voicemails all from one easy place. Granted you...

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e-GPS Updated to v1.1 - 100 Copies to be Won

e-GPS Updated to v1.1 - 100 Copies to be Won

e-GPS was recently updated to version 1.1, fixing most problems occurring with the previous version. If you have not used e-GPS, its an app that allows you to send remote commands to your device using SMS or email. Commands include contact backup, GPS location of your device, alert (audible notification to aid in search of device) and wipe. The latest update has fixed lag experienced in alert...

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Report Issues in Your Community with SeeClickFix

Report Issues in Your Community with SeeClickFix

SeeClickFix is geodynamic application that is part of a movement to bring citizens closer with their local governments. The premise of the app is simple - when you come across a non-emergency issue in your community (ie. pothole, graffiti, broken street light) just open the app, describe the problem and upload a picture if you wish. This issue will then make its way to the powers to be in your...

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Synchronize Your Data Wirelessly with CyberSynchs

Synchronize Your Data Wirelessly with CyberSynchs

Everyone is looking for an easy way to synchronize BlackBerry data, be it to keep as a backup or "just to have it". CyberSynchs is the latest wireless synchronization tool for your BlackBerry to get in on the action. After registering online and download their client, you are ready for setup. You have the option to sync contacts, calendars, notes, call logs, voice mails, and GPS. You can also...

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Freddy Falling Updated - Get it Through February 28th for $1.99

  One of my favorite BlacBerry games, Freddy Falling, has been overhauled with new art and features. We first checked out Freddy Falling way back in June of last year, and it has come a long way since. The opbject of the game is to guide Freddy down through a series of platforms, collecting coins for points while evading a swarm of angry mosquitoes. With the update comes a great new look,...

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CrackBerry Podcast: Mobile World Congress Wrap Up!

CrackBerry Podcast: Mobile World Congress Wrap Up!

Mobile World Congress 2010 is winding down which means Dieter, Phil and myself are packing our bags and heading home. Before I packed the podcasting microphone away though we setup for one final podcast to wrap up the news from the final few days. We also recorded a podcast Monday night which mainly talked about the Windows Phone 7 Series announcement - if you want to take a listen to that one...

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BlackBerry Application User Interface Design Webinar Replay Available

BlackBerry Application User Interface Design Webinar Replay Available

Just in case any of you out there missed the February 16th webinar on application user interface design. Research In Motion has now made the replay available for all to view. Having sat in on the webinar, I did learn some good tips and tricks on what to be focusing on when it comes to designing BlackBerry user interfaces. Research In Motion also shared some great knowledge base articles that I...

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BBC Content Going Mobile And Headed To BlackBerry

BBC Content Going Mobile And Headed To BlackBerry

Yesterday, as Mobile World Congress was winding down Erik Huggers, BBC Director of Future Media & Technology held a keynote speech declaring the BBC was taking it's content to the smartphone market. Indicating that BBC users were also smartphone users and the BBC was dedicated to providing those users with the content they wanted on their mobile devices. Starting with the iPhone, the BBC...

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Kindle For BlackBerry Now Available For Download

Kindle For BlackBerry Now Available For Download

Been waiting for the Kindle for BlackBerry app? Sure you have. Now, provided you live in the US you can now head on over to the Amazon website and download Kindle For BlackBerry for free. The feature breakdown looks like this: Search and browse more than 400,000 books, including 101 of 112 New York Times® Best Sellers. Find New York Times Best Sellers and new releases for $9.99, unless...

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WeatherEye v2.0.1.4 Now Available For Download

WeatherEye v2.0.1.4 Now Available For Download

Seems not too long ago we were posting about WeatherEye 2.0 being in beta. Now, WeatherEye has reached version 2.0.1.4 and is now available for download. If you're looking for a great, free weather application, look no further. The updated UI and hourly forecast updates make the latest version of WeatherEye a great choice for a quick and function weather application. WeatherEye has made the...

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BlackBerry Storm 2 9520 Arrives On T-Mobile UK Website

BlackBerry Storm 2  9520 Arrives On T-Mobile UK Website

No surprise here folks. We let ya know back on February 4th that folks in the UK would be gaining another carrier for the BlackBerry Storm 2 as Vodafones exclusive deal was up. That day has arrived and now, T-Mobile UK users can log on to the website and place their orders for the next generation Storm. You can grab one up for free provided you hook up with a T-Mobile plan £30 or higher....

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RIM Adds ShopBlackBerry Store Application To BlackBerry App World

RIM Adds ShopBlackBerry Store Application To BlackBerry App World

A rather interesting addition was just made to the BlackBerry App World test center category. ShopBlackBerry, the website that RIM uses to sell accessories for BlackBerry smartphones now has a mobile application. You can download, install and shop for items directly using your device. Part of the description goes: "With great features like automatic device detection and catalogue updates...

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Video Review: OtterBox Commuter Case for the BlackBerry Bold 9700

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] OtterBox has long been know as the leader in "ultimate protection" for mobile devices. Their Commuter series cases are one of the top selling, and for good reason. The Commuter provides great protection for your device, giving you a step up from standard hard cases by using a skin/hard plastic combination. The Commuter is a mix of both the Impact...

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[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Shortly after RIM's Co-Founder and Co-CEO Mike Lazaridis gave his general assembly keynote at Mobile World Congress yesterday (view that video), he jumped over to App Planet to talk to the developers in attendance at BlackBerry Developer day. In addition to rallying the BlackBerry developer troops with some BlackBerry facts and figures, Mike gave...

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PrivacyStar Updated to v1.0.50.2 - Now Available in CrackBerry App Store

PrivacyStar Updated to v1.0.50.2 - Now Available in CrackBerry App Store

We have previously posted on PrivacyStar, a full featured call blocking application by First Orion Corporation. Well we got word today that the application has now made its way to Mobihand and the CrackBerry App Store. So if you've been holding off on picking it up, you can now grab it through the software store. Some of PrivacyStar's features include: Reverse Call Lookup Block Unwanted...

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BoxTone Certified for Use with BES Express

BoxTone Certified for Use with BES Express

In conjunction with the announcement of BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express, BoxTone has also announced that their software will support the new service to the fullest. BoxTone stated that they have entered the certification process for the new software, allowing them to support new BESX users. The company expects a rise in demand from small businesses looking for a simple, low-cost...

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MWC10: Interview with Rob Kao of SmrtGuard

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] When I ran into Rob Kao of SmrtGuard yesterday at Mobile World Congress I convinced him to go on camera for a couple minutes and give us an update on where things are at. SmrtGuard recently released a free version of their premium mobile security application, and with pre-MWC rumors talking about RIM releasing their own "BlackBerry shield" service,...

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BlackBerry Storm 2 Coming To Rogers Or Just A Marketing Mix Up?

BlackBerry Storm 2 Coming To Rogers Or Just A Marketing Mix Up?

Kyle over at BlackBerryCool got tipped to something interesting today. The March 1st issue of business week recently ran the above ad in their publication advertising the BlackBerry Storm2. Nothing out of the ordinary about that, unless you look harder into the ad where it says "See all there is to see with BlackBerry® Storm™ smartphones from Rogers and other major retailers". Funny, Rogers...

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Stop Mistakenly Sent Emails with Unsend Email - 50 Free Copies to be Won

Stop Mistakenly Sent Emails with Unsend Email - 50 Free Copies to be Won

Have you ever prematurely sent an email, forgetting information, recipients, or attachments? Unsend Email by PuguaSoft can save you from those embarrassing mistakes. Using Unsend Email is very simple. First you must select how long you would like your email to be unsent, configurable from 5-30 seconds (emails will delay sending for this selected time). After realizing you have sent the email...

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