CrackBerry Turns 3 Contest: Five 1-Year WorldMate Gold for BlackBerry Subscriptions up for Grabs!

Our next prize in the CrackBerry Turns 3 Years Old Birthday series of contests is sponsored by the good folks at WorldMate, who have provided us with 5 1-year subscriptions of WorldMate Gold to give away. If you're not familiar with WorldMate, it really is the ultimate must-have travel app for the BlackBerry frequent flier. And the subscription to the Gold service provides some value-added...

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BlackBerry Theme Roundup for March 1st 2010 - 50 Copies of miPhone to be Won!

BlackBerry Theme Roundup for March 1st  2010 - 50 Copies of miPhone to be Won!

Contest: 50 Copies of miPhone to be won. Leave a comment! Time again for us to bring you our top picks for themes to dress up your BlackBerrys. As always, we have some great themes to feature for the various devices on the market, and due to a request made in the comments last week, we scoured around to find a theme compatible with the 85xx series of devices, as they tend to get neglected...

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Get Cooking with BlackBerry Apps!

Get Cooking with BlackBerry Apps!

Not everyone has a flair for creating amazing meals in the kitchen. I’m pretty sure every one of us, at some point in our lives, has incorporated Macaroni and Cheese into your weekly (or even daily) meal plan. Though I consider it the Yellow Death, I too have whipped up this quick dish to satisfy my hunger. I’m sure my wife will agree I have become much more experienced in the kitchen and can...

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[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Geeez... between the CB Birthday planning last week during the day and Olympics watching taking up my free time at night, I nearly forgot I still have a few Mobile World Congress videos to get up on the blogs. This one is a little bit different.... The folks from Schad Automation were on-hand at the BlackBerry booth showing off their Extend 7000...

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SHAPE Services Releases Free Ad-Supported IM+ Lite for BlackBerry

SHAPE Services Releases Free Ad-Supported IM+ Lite for BlackBerry

SHAPE Services announced today that they are making available a free version of their popular IM+ client for BlackBerry. The new IM+ Lite will be ad-supported, but will offer most of the same features of the paid client. Users will be able to access MSN, Yahoo!, Gtalk, AIM, Jabber, ICQ, Facebook, Myspace, Skype and Twitter. The trimmed down version will allow you to get a feel for the more...

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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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