Friendly reminder: BlackBerry Dev Con 2010 is only three months away; Don't forget about the Super Apps Challenge!

We're just under three months away from the start of the 2010 BlackBerry Developer Conference, so I figured the timing was right to get a little reminder up here. If you're thinking about going, you can jump over to the dev con website to learn more about all the fun and games and parties  (and developer sessions that'll help take your apps to the next level of course!) that are planned for...

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Carbonite mobile application for BlackBerry - Access your backed up files from your device

When first announced over a month ago, Carbonite for BlackBerry was only working on a select few devices/OS versions. We got word today that the app has been updated and now supports the Pearl Flip, 96xx, 89xx, 83xx, 85xx, 9000, 9700 and Storm. If you are a Carbonite user, this app is a great one to have on your device. It allows you to access all of your backed up files on the go so you never...

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Default Ex and Plus - Two great new themes from AG Designs & Graphics - 100 copies to be won!

We have seen plenty of OS 6-like themes lately, as more and more devs jump on the clean look and smooth appeal of what we have seen in the blogs. This hit my inbox this morning, and I have to say, it's a solid looking theme.  Two versions are available, completely identical except for the fact that one version has the OS6 precision icons and one has a full set of custom icons. The resemblance...

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More BlackBerry Curve 9300 pics arrive. This time in a interesting shade of purple

Salomondrin has taken a few moments to get some snaps of the next generation Curve. This time it was once again, T-Mobile branded but now sporting a lovely shade of purple. No idea if this is a color that T-Mobile will launch with or not but if we had to guess we'd say it's likely to happen. All that said, Salomondrin has noted that he'll be doing a walk through of this device and two others...

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Hulu has arrived on iPhone/iPad, will we see a BlackBerry version?

Hulu has arrived on iPhone/iPad, will we see a BlackBerry version?

When Steve Jobs proclaimed that there would be no flash on the iPhone, iPod or iPad it really left a lot of folks wondering about how exactly, most of their video content was going to be delivered. As it turns out, the video experience on those devices is simply put, doing quite well. One key player that folks were concerned about was Hulu. Well, as of yesterday Hulu is now available on the...

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Dragon for Email for BlackBerry Review

Dragon for Email for BlackBerry Review

Dragon for Email for BlackBerry Smartphones [ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]Have you ever found yourself trying to compose an e-mail but fumble so much with the keyboard that the text looks more like an alien language than actual words? Well, welcome to my world. Whether it be sending out messages for work or writing e-mails to friends I have no patience to type everything out. It...

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Telenav GPS Navigator for BlackBerry Review

Telenav GPS Navigator for BlackBerry Review

Telenav for BlackBerry Smartphones Takes to the Road and Gets Reviewed! [ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] One integral part of blackberry smart phones that I use quite often is the GPS feature. However, finding the right navigation application has always been a challenge. The built in Blackberry Maps might suffice for some but for me that wasn't enough. Blackberry Maps doesn't...

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Quick Tip: Keyboard shortcuts in the native Clock application for BlackBerry

Last week we did a quick post on the native Clock app for BlackBerry where I re-discovered the built-in timer. While there are tons of keyboard shortcuts through the BlackBerry OS in Messages, Media Player and Browser apps, I had no idea there were a few within the clock as well. In addition to pressing the trackball/trackpad to get to the set alarm screen, as HolderBBcb pointed out in the...

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LendingTree launches free Mortgage Rate Finder app for BlackBerry Smartphones

  LendingTree Mortgage Rate Finder is a new BlackBerry app that aims to help you get annonymous loan offers wherever you are. Simply enter your criteria into the app, and instantly receive up to 30 different customized offers from lenders. Click the offer you like, and the lender will contact you to get started. Features of the app include: Completely FREE App, Completely FREE offers Search...

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Queen Elizabeth dropping by RIM on July 5th - What device should she be using?

  What device do you think HRH should be using?online surveys   Queen Elizabeth is set to drop by RIM HQ in Waterloo on July 5th as part of a brief trip to Canada. She will be receiving a tour of RIM's production line and then be returing to Toronto later in the day. If she's lucky she might snag a pre-release 9800 (or something even better?) before she heads off, or maybe just get a...

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Review: Baby GO! for BlackBerry Smartphones

Review: Baby GO! for BlackBerry Smartphones

Baby GO! is a safe child entertainment/educational application for your BlackBerry. They’re so cute! Their eyes twinkle when they spot a new and exciting thing. The look of absolute joy emblazoned across their drooling little faces, as they get their new toy in their hands, is so adorable. Am I talking about a baby or a BlackBerry user? Both actually. It seems as though the BlackBerry screen...

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Contest winners: Caller ID Reader, OtterBox, Documents To Go and LeatherBB

Only a few contests this week, but fear not because more are on the way. We've been super busy sorting out all our CrackBerry Idol's but we'll sneak in some freebies in between. If you want to run a contest of your own, hit up editorial(at)crackberry.com for more info. Full list after the jump - congrats to all the winners. * Note to winners: You will be receiving an email either directly...

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Pinball Deluxe for BlackBerry Review

Pinball Deluxe for BlackBerry Review

Game Time! Review of Pinball Deluxe for BlackBerry Smartphones [ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]Alright kids, grab your cherry sodas and throw some change at the jukebox its pinball time!! If you're an avid follower of CrackBerry.com you've already heard great things about the extremely popular game, Pinball Deluxe. The two flippers, a reassuring shake of the bumpers and the rapidly...

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Podtrapper for BlackBerry Review

Podtrapper for BlackBerry Review

A Better Way to Get Podcasts – PodTrapper[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]Think fast. What's a podcast? Wikipedia tells us it's "a digital audio or video file that is episodic; downloadable; programme-driven, mainly with a host and/or theme; and convenient, usually via an automated feed." For most of us, it's a video or an MP3 where our respected hosts ramble on about Important Topics...

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Need a reason to workout this summer? Introducing the CrackBerry + Gym Technik 60 Day Fitness Challenge!

The 60 Day Fitness Challenge Begins July 1st! Read all about it below!!! Time for another CrackBerry contest.... but this one is a little bit (ok, a LOT) different! Introducing the first-ever BlackBerry Fitness Challenge! CrackBerry has teamed up with Gym Technik and for 60 days we're going to focus on using your BlackBerry to help you get in shape and stay in shape. We've got different...

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CrackBerry Idol update: Round 1 Kicks Off Today - 24 BlackBerry app reviews coming your way over the next two weeks!

Dieter, Georgia and Craig.. our own Randy, Paula and Simon of sorts! If you tuned into the CrackBerry Idol audition videos we ran on the blogs here (check out parts I, II, III, IV and V) you already know the competition is heating up big time. We have a lot of talented individuals entered into the competition, each coming at the challenge with a unique perspective and a lot of passion. It's...

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BlackBerry Frenemy #1 gets a serious update; Apple iPhone 4 Review (sound off!)

Read TiPb.com's Full Review of the Apple iPhone 4 >> I still think of CrackBerry.com as a relatively young website, having only launched in February 2007. Of course RIM/BlackBerry have been around a lot longer than that, but as young as I like to *think* we are, we definitely have more grey hairs than Apple when it comes to the smartphone game.  We've always considered the iPhone to be...

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New Hotmail icon for BIS email folders starting to show up for for BlackBerry users

The forums are lighting up with confused users as it looks like Hotmail has a fancy new icon on BIS email folders. It started a few days ago, and while know one really knew just what was up at first, some keen eyes figured out it is indeed Hotmail's doing. It could be part of BIS 3.1 as some users have even seen Yahoo! icons as well, but only time will tell. No fancy stuff for Gmail or other...

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BlackBerry theme roundup for June 28th 2010 - 25 copies of !Design to be won

BlackBerry theme roundup for June 28th 2010 - 25 copies of !Design to be won

Contest: 25 Copies of !design to be won. Leave a comment! This last week has been awesome to see all the tips coming in, and some very solid themes being put up for consideration.  The release of the new update to Theme Builder, I'm getting excited about all the great new themes we should see very soon for the new Pearl 91xx series. Let's get this started, hit the jump to see this week's...

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