SMobile Systems Releases Net Nanny Mobile

SMobile Systems Releases Net Nanny Mobile

These days concerns for parents are high when their children have mobile devices. With the release of Net Nanny Mobile today, some parents can plan to be one step ahead of technology now. By utilizing the Parental Control Dashboard offered by Net Nanny Mobile, parents can easily and effectively gain insight into their children's mobile activities, as well as offering protection from the effects...

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Official Updates: OS 4.7.1.65 for the Tour 9630; OS 4.5.0.181 for the 8800, 8820 & 8100

Just a quick update of some official OS' that popped up today. It looks like CBeyond has released OS 4.7.1.65 for the Tour 9630 (not a huge update, but a few clicks up from the latest Verizon and Sprint releases). Cosmote has also released OS 4.5.0.181 for the 8800, 8820 and 8100 as well. No new 5.0 love for any devices, but we'll keep our fingers crossed across the board. Head over to the...

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Crate and Barrel/CB2 Launches Mobile Site for the Holidays

Crate and Barrel/CB2 Launches Mobile Site for the Holidays

   It seems like more and more retailers are catching on to consumer's mobile ways and are launching streamlined mobile sites. Crate and Barrel is the latest, and have launched an optimized site on the Usablenet platform that allows users to browse and purchase their full line of products from supported mobile devices. The site is automatically redirected when a mobile browser is detected and...

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BlackBerry Storm2 for Enterprise Use Review

BlackBerry Storm2 for Enterprise Use Review

The BlackBerry Storm 2 has arrived to try and save the BlackBerry touch screen reputation after a pretty disastrous Storm 1 entrance last year. I used a Storm 1 and can safely say that while I'm a huge fan of Research In Motion 's (RIM) BlackBerry products (I've been a user since 2000), I was excited to see how RIM would jump into the touch screen Smartphone ring, and then immediately...

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BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5.0 Service Pack 1 Now Available For Lotus Domino And Microsoft Exchange

Research In Motion has made generally available BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5.0 Service Pack 1. Most corporate environments running BES 5.0 have most likely already got Service Pack 1 installed already for their users. But just in case you were holding off, you can now head to the Research In Motion download site and grab your copy for IBM Lotus Domino and Microsoft Exchange. As always,...

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SimpleLeap says goodbye to BlackBerry

SimpleLeap says goodbye to BlackBerry

It’s a sad day when someone says goodbye. Last week, I was informed by SimpleLeap Software that they were leaving the BlackBerry community. On November 29th was made official. We have reviewed all of their BlackBerry applications in the past; Cram, Appetite, TalkLater and Call Client. I have always been a huge fan of their work and this did come as a shock to me. I can honestly say that I will...

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Druglord Wars Now Available For BlackBerry Smartphones Running OS 4.5

Druglord Wars Now Available For BlackBerry Smartphones Running OS 4.5

A little while back we covered the fact Epic applications had totally revamped and renamed their top selling game "Berry wars" to Druglord Wars. At that time they had made the promise that it would indeed, be released for older devices running 4.5 OS and finally Epic applications has made good on their word. In addition to bringing Druglord Wars to 4.5 OS devices, they have also set up a...

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Best of Smartphone Experts, 29 Nov 2009

Welcome to the Best of Smartphone Experts, catch-up edition. We've recovered from our tryptophan stupor (yeah, we know it's a myth) and are back with our favorite stories from the network. Be sure you pay attention tomorrow morning - it's Cyber Monday and there's a 10% off coupon in the offing. Stay Tuned. :) Motorola Droid Accessories The Google Phone is...

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Colorware All Set To Make Your BlackBerry Bold 9700 Sexier!

Colorware All Set To Make Your BlackBerry Bold 9700 Sexier!

It was only a matter of time for those who might have been waiting for this. Colorware now has available on their site, the option to fully customize your BlackBerry Bold 9700 to any specs you do so wish. The BlackBerry Bold 9700 has lots of pieces that can be colored, right down to the BlackBerry logo on the back itself. The above pic is my creation which I'll certainly be ordering. Prices...

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CrackBerry Reminder: What You May Have Missed This Week

CrackBerry Reminder: What You May Have Missed This Week

I always get thrown off and lose track of the days during a holiday week, but we tried to keep on track the best we could. We had some good contests and a bunch of news to keep us busy. The holiday season is officially upon us, and you can be sure we'll have loads in store in the upcoming weeks. There's still time to get in on our contests if you missed any, so hit up the orignal posts and...

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Textender- Get It Now For Only $0.99

Textender- Get It Now For Only $0.99

Using a CDMA carrier and annoyed with the text messaging limit? Textender can help with that. A while ago we covered Textender on the blogs with the release announcement and a contest. Since then, Textender has been a big hit among users and the developers from BerryCodes have reduced the price for over the weekend. From now up until November 30th you can pick up a copy of Textender for just $...

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How Many Times/Hours Per Day Do You Use Your BlackBerry? Video: Three BlackBerry Users Compare Their Stats!

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] At the end of our Special Edition BlackBerry in Europe Podcast, the four of us in the room pulled out our BlackBerry Bold 9700s to compare our BlackBerry usage stats. Unfortunately, Rory 0'Neill (RIM's Senior Director Business Marketing, EMEA) didn't have the I Love BlackBerry app installed on his Bold 9700 at the time, but both Mike Kirkup (RIM's...

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Special Edition Podcast: BlackBerry in Europe. Interview with Rory O'Neill and Mike Kirkup of Research in Motion!

The 2009 BlackBerry EMEA Alliance Summit is now over and the event once again was a great success. Speaking to many of the alliance members in attendance it was made clear to me that RIM has been listening and is doing their part to ensure those in the business of BlackBerry in the EMEA region are equipped with the tools and knowledge to be successful, and that events like the EMEA Summit help...

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Video Walk Through Of The BlackBerry Pearl 9100 (Stratus)

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] We all got to see the live images earlier of the BlackBerry Pearl 9100 (Stratus), now we get a video walk through courtesy of Salomondrin. The BlackBerry Pearl 9100 is shaping up to be a great device for those who have been waiting for a Pearl form factor revision. There is a lot of talk going on in the CrackBerry forums surrounding the device but...

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Scotiabank Partners With M-Com To Bring Mobile Banking To BlackBerry

Scotiabank Partners With M-Com To Bring Mobile Banking To BlackBerry

If you have an account with Scotiabank your day to day banking needs will soon be able to be fully taken care of all from the comfort of your BlackBerry Smartphone. Scotiabank announced a few days ago that they have teamed up with M-Com to bring a robust on device banking client to it's account holders.  With over 22 million cell phone subscribers in Canada, wireless phones are among the...

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EMEA BlackBerry Innovation Awards 2009 Winners Announced in Rome, Italy

EMEA BlackBerry Innovation Awards 2009 Winners Announced in Rome, Italy

In case you missed our live blog, here's the official press release following up on the BlackBerry EMEA Alliance Summit 2009 Innovation Awards. Over 150 apps/services competed over seven enterprise and consumer categories to fight for the top spot. The judges were independent of RIM (I was actually on the judging panel for both the Connect on BlackBerry and Entertainment on BlackBerry...

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New App DonTouch Keeps Others From Touching Your Phone

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Our friend Fabian is at is again. This time he has released a very cool "car alarm for your BlackBerry" app called DonTouch. The app is simple - set it to activate and walk away from your phone. The device will detect any movement and sound a very obnoxious alarm. This is great for when you have to leave your device unattended on your desk at work,...

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BB Themes Unlimited 50% Off Theme Sale

BB Themes Unlimited 50% Off Theme Sale

I'm a little late with this one, sorry about that folks, but with the flurry of sales going on around here its hard to keep track. Jennifer let me know about the 50% sale BB Themes Unlimited is having from now until the 28th. The selection from BB Themes Unlimited is great and you should be able to find a theme to suit your needs easily. Pick out a theme, toss it in the cart and when asked...

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Rogers Reduces BlackBerry Bold 9700 Pricing, Best Buy Says Our Bell Version Is Still Cheaper!

Yesterday, Rogers took the big leap in lowering the price of their BlackBerry Bold 9700 down to a somewhat reasonable $249.99 on a new 3 yr contract. Today however, Rogers should be heading back to the drawing board because Best Buy is pushing the Bell BlackBerry Bold 9700 out the door at a more then reasonable $229.99 and will toss in a $50 Best Buy gift certificate to boot. Not to mention,...

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Elecite Launches "Blank Canvas" Project And Wants To Hear From You

Elecite Launches "Blank Canvas" Project And Wants To Hear From You

Elecite has been in the theme making business for a while now. Constantly wanting to push themes to the limit, Elecite has launched a new project called Blank Canvas. Blank Canvas was set up in order to find out what exactly it is you all as consumers want in a theme. Got an idea for a theme that no one has done yet? Wanna see some features in a theme that would make it just perfect for you...

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