BlackBerry App Roundup for April 16th, 2010; 25 Copies of Vorino Timer & Stopwatch to be Won!

Good day all! Another week, another great batch of BlackBerry apps to talk about. This week I've got 25 copies of Vorino Timer & Stopwatch from our pals at Vorino Software to giveaway, so keep reading for all the details...Covered this week in the BlackBerry App Roundup are the following titles: Giveaway of the Week: Vorino Timer & Stopwatch Freebies of the Week: Flickr for...

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White BlackBerry Bold 9700 Arriving On T-Mobile USA Soon

White BlackBerry Bold 9700 Arriving On T-Mobile USA Soon

We've seen the white BlackBerry Bold 9700 show up on T-Mobile UK and NL already so it only makes sense that T-Mobile USA would have plans for a release as well. As T-MoNews posted the internal pic above, if all things go as planned customers should be able to pick up a white BlackBerry Bold 9700 from T-Mobile retailers as soon as May 15th. Pricing isn't expected to be any different than that...

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Leaked: OS 5.0.0.610 For The BlackBerry Curve 8520

Leaked: OS 5.0.0.610 For The BlackBerry Curve 8520

This OS has been floating around for other devices for a while now and here it is for the 8520. This release is pretty much on par with tthat seen on the other devices. It's certainly worth the download if you are running a 8520 with anything less than. As always, back up your data folks and remember it's not an official OS. *OS Disclaimer - Please Read: Keep in mind this is NOT an official...

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Review: Book Keeper for BlackBerry Smartphones

Review: Book Keeper for BlackBerry Smartphones

A few months ago, we looked at a BlackBerry application called ReportAway, which was geared towards giving FreshBooks users mobile access. If you aren’t familiar with FreshBooks, they are essentially, as they put it, “The Leader of online Billing and Bookkeeping”. As I said before, they reduce the hassle of managing manual invoices, time tracking forms and other paper-based paperwork by...

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Leigh let me know he's been hard at work on his latest creation, Tank Recon 3D. This is one of the first games to take advantage of the OpenGL ES support on the Storm2, and features amazing 3D graphics. The game puts you in the drivers seat of a tank through various missions, shooting down planes, AT guns, tanks and more. You're the Commander of a lone recon tank charged with a mission that...

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BigTinCan FaceOff Manages Calls On Your Storm - 100 Copies to Be Won!

If you're looking for a quick way to manage your incoming calls on your Storm, FaceOff may be worth checking out. The new app from BigTinCan lets you easily silence your device by turning it "face off". You can set multiple options in the app, all of which override the default profiles on your device. If you're in a meeting, out to dinner or just don't want to be bothered, activate FaceOff and...

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US Cellular Outs BlackBerry Bold 9650 Via Mail In Rebate Form

US Cellular Outs BlackBerry Bold 9650 Via Mail In Rebate Form

Seems we have been concentrating so much on Verizon releasing the BlackBerry Bold 9650 that we kind of forgot about the few other CDMA carriers that might also grab it. As it turns out, the folks over at HoFo posted up the above screen shot of it showing up on a US Cellular rebate form. With this little bit of information, one has to wonder if big red is actually gonna have the device out...

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How Do You Use Your BlackBerry Series: Locking Your Device

How Do You Use Your BlackBerry Series: Locking Your Device

    <a href="http://answers.polldaddy.com/poll/3059837/" mce_href="http://answers.polldaddy.com/poll/3059837/">How do you lock your device?</a><span style="font-size:9px;"><a href="http://polldaddy.com/...

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BlockDrop - Bringing Classic Block Games Back

BlockDrop - Bringing Classic Block Games Back

The other day while waiting in the doctors office I was rather bored, and decided I'd take a look through the CrackBerry Superstore to see what I could find to waste a few minutes while I waited. I happened to come across BlockDrop from Swoosh software. BlockDrop is pretty straight forward as it's a simple "Tetris-esque" game in the fact that blocks drop and you have to move them to create...

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Leaked: OS 5.0.0.610 for the BlackBerry Bold 9000 & BlackBerry Curve 8900

Leaked: OS 5.0.0.610 for the BlackBerry Bold 9000 & BlackBerry Curve 8900

Been a few weeks days since we've had an OS leak, and here we have a shiny new OS 5.0.0.610 for both the Bold 9000 and Curve 8900. Good to see the version numbers cranking up higher and higher. No reports of whats new and exciting, so if you give this a go be sure to drop a comment and let us know. *OS Disclaimer - Please Read: Keep in mind this is NOT an official release and as such is not...

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Google Sync for BlackBerry Updated to v0.7.3

Google Sync for BlackBerry Updated to v0.7.3

Less than a month ago the Google Sync app got an update and again today its been freshened up. The new version is 0.7.3, and yet again no changelog is available. We can assume there wasn't much added and the update most likely just fixed up a few bugs. I really wish Google would get to it and put out some decent updates for both the Gmail app and Google Voice among others, but it seems like...

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Sling Player Mobile Now Available For The BlackBerry Bold 9700

Sling Player Mobile Now Available For The BlackBerry Bold 9700

Its been a while since we have heard from Sling Media. Despite that fact, they just let us know they have updated Slingplayer Mobile to be compatible with the BlackBerry Bold 9700. Key features in SlingPlayer Mobile for BlackBerry Fully compatible with the BlackBerry Bold 9700 and other supported BlackBerry smartphones Full control of your home TV and easy access to a wide range of devices...

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BlackBerry OS Running on LG Rumor2 During NCIS

BlackBerry OS Running on LG Rumor2 During NCIS

Its not often we actually see the BlackBerry OS running on devices on TV or movies, but when we do, they are usually on a BlackBerry. Rob sent in this shot from this weeks episode of NCIS. It appears as if (for some odd reason) the LG Rumor2 used in the show is indeed running the BlackBerry OS. Why exactly we're not too sure, but it is quite amusing. I know I always find myself looking at...

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RIM Starting to Play Keno With BlackBerry Device Model Numbers - Intentional Misdirection or ???

Looking back at BlackBerry history, for the longest time Research In Motion's "numerical naming" for devices maintained a standard convention. It was not too long ago now that devices were given certain device model designations and they actually meant something to those of us BlackBerry owners that cared to pay attention (especially us hardcore enthusiasts that frequent a site like CrackBerry...

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BESx vs BES - Some Simple Questions Answered to Clear Things Up

BESx vs BES - Some Simple Questions Answered to Clear Things Up

You know the old saying, nothing in life is free. Well in the case of Blackberry Enterprise Server Express, it is actually is free. RIM introduced this version of BES at World Mobile Congress back in February. Up to than the BES was several thousand dollars to purchase. Plus the additional cost of client access licences (CALs). For many organizations the cost of CALs was a big barrier...

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BlackBerry Accessory Roundup: Enter to Win a SanDisk 16GB microSDHC Card

BlackBerry Accessory Roundup: Enter to Win a SanDisk 16GB microSDHC Card

This Week's Featured Item: SanDisk 16GB microSDHC Card With all the flashy accessories out there now, the importance of an SD card is sometimes overlooked. Whether it is music, videos, pictures, or all your personal documents, these cards let us take all of our favorite data with us everywhere. Most BlackBerry devices do come with an SD card, but its usually 2GB or less - and for most of us...

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CrackBerry Superstore A to Z

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Just a few weeks ago we unveiled the newly revamped CrackBerry Superstore. With this mobile client, you can browse all of the apps, themes, games and even accessories available for purchase from all of our stores. The new layout makes things easier to navigate, and helps you get to exactly what you want. With the ability to search new items, deals,...

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Mobholic Tracks Your BlackBerry Usage; Allows For Posting To Compete With Others

We've always been fans of the I Love BlackBerry app around here. That application allows you to track your BlackBerry usage so that you can decide if you really are a BlackBerry addict or not. Sadly, that application hasn't been updated in a while and although it still works, Mobholic has moved in offering a similar like system with a few improvements added into the mix. Mobholic is...

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BlackBerry App World Vendor Portal Updated to 2.0 - New Version On The Way?

BlackBerry App World Vendor Portal Updated to 2.0 - New Version On The Way?

Today BlackBerry App World vendors/developers are getting notified that the vendor portal (site where developers login to manage all of their apps) has been updated to version 2.0. The update brings some slight changes on the backend of things, but nothing "visible" on the consumer end just yet. Updates for vendors include a new vendor credit system, change request management and enhanced...

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White BlackBerry Bold 9700 Available for Pre-Order from Vodafone UK

White BlackBerry Bold 9700 Available for Pre-Order from Vodafone UK

The white Bold 9700 has been all the buzz lately, and it looks like some more of you may be able to get your hands on one. We saw it pop up the other day for the Netherlands, and the device is now available for pre-order from Vodafone UK as well. From the looks of things you can order it now, and it is "expected" to be available for delivery on April 20th. The interesting thing is that it is...

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