The popular barcode reader ScanLife has added some great new features to their mobile app to give a more customized experience. Scanlife now includes local prices, coupons and customize nutiriton information for scanned products. The information will be relevant to whatever product is scanned. Features include: Local prices via Milo.com. Scan the code to see what other local stores currently...

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Full BlackBerry 6 Bold 9700 6.0.0.344 leak bugs and impressions review

Full BlackBerry 6 Bold 9700 6.0.0.344 leak bugs and impressions review

[This post comes from our forums courtesy of Alex K. The original thread can be seen here] Of course this being a leak and especially with no official releases for the 9700 yet, it's to be expected there to be some bugs. In my opinion however, they definitely outweigh all of the functionality that comes with BlackBerry 6. As a heads up, some of the things I mention will likely overlap...

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Nobex Radio Companion updated - Now with YouTube music videos for your favorite songs

The folks over at Nobex Radio Companion let us know of a recent update to their poplular media streaming application. Nobex now lets you watch YouTube videos of your favorite songs. While listening to a song, simply hit menu and select "YouTube" to watch the music video for that song. Some more features of Nobex include: 6800+ playable stations from over 100 countries around the world Sleep...

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Skyfire may return to BlackBerry but do we even need or want it?

Skyfire may return to BlackBerry but do we even need or want it?

Skyfire, the 3rd party web browser that began their alpha and beta testing for BlackBerry only to abandon it a little while later, is once again considering bringing their services back to the BlackBerry Platform. While it's not exactly an actual confirmation that they will start up testing again, the fact it got mentioned is something to consider. We do expect to bring Skyfire 2.0 to...

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Leaked: OS 6.0.0.329 For The BlackBerry Style 9670

Leaked: OS 6.0.0.329 For The BlackBerry Style 9670

BlackBerry Style owners are coming off good when it comes to leaked OS' this time around, OS 6.0.0.329 has been made available for download if you dig testing OS' out. As with all leaks, be sure to back up your data first folks. *OS Disclaimer - Please Read: Keep in mind this is NOT an official release and as such is not supported by RIM or your Carrier. If you choose to install, do so at...

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Leaked: OS 5.0.0.1022 for the BlackBerry Curve 8900

Leaked: OS 5.0.0.1022 for the BlackBerry Curve 8900

And just in case you thought you'd never see another OS for the BlackBerry Curve 8900 here is OS 5.0.0.1022 for it as well. Be sure to back up your data for this one as well, it's not an official OS yet. *OS Disclaimer - Please Read: Keep in mind this is NOT an official release and as such is not supported by RIM or your Carrier. If you choose to install, do so at your own risk and only if...

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Leaked: OS 5.0.0.1022 for the BlackBerry Curve 8520

Leaked: OS 5.0.0.1022 for the BlackBerry Curve 8520

Wow, been a while since we seen a leaked OS for the BlackBerry Curve 8520 that's for sure. in any event, we now has OS 5.0.0.1022 up for grabs. While we're not sure as of yet what may have changed within the OS, we do know it's unofficial and with that you should be sure to back your data up before loading just in case. *OS Disclaimer - Please Read: Keep in mind this is NOT an official...

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White BlackBerry Torch 9800 now available from Rogers

White BlackBerry Torch 9800 now available from Rogers

If you've been waiting on that shiny white BlackBerry Torch 9800 to arrive at Rogers, the wait is over. The device is now available on their website for purchase. You can snag it now for $229 on a 3-year term, $499 on a 2-year term or $559 on a 1-year term. Still no sign of a white Bold 9780 however, but we can't imagine that being too far off. No word on if the white Torch is available in...

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BlackBerry Traffic leaves beta - Download it today!

BlackBerry Traffic leaves beta - Download it today!

RIMs own BlackBerry Traffic has been updated to version 1.3.1.207 and is officially out of beta. BlackBerry Traffic is a simple little app that lets you plan your driving route and gives you an eta, traffic delays and alternate routes. You can grab addresses from your contact list and even send an email to let your firends know what time you'll be arriving. While it doesn't have the features...

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BlackBerry Developers Challenge regional winners announced

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Last night I ventured into New York City to check out an event being held for the BlackBerry Developers Challenge. There they announced all the regional winners (four in total) that will be moving on. The participants competed for over $1.5 million in prizes. The regional winners are: North America: Poynt Latin America: Vlingo Plus Asia Pacific:...

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More than apps, super apps - BlackBerry App World commercial hits the air

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] The latest commercial from BlackBerry shows not a device this time, but BlackBerry App World. Its good to see the apps getting some love and not just the devices. This ad shows off Pageonce in one of what I'm sure will be many more app commercials. There are tons of apps that would turn into great ads, and with the way RIM has been rolling out...

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Register for the third BlackBerry PlayBook developer webcast today!

Register for the third BlackBerry PlayBook developer webcast today!

The third installment of webcasts for BlackBerry PlayBook developers kicks off tommorow. Continuing on with the BlackBerry Tablet SDK and Adobe AIR integration this webcast will cover a larger portion of testing and debugging your apps once created. The full break down is below: Date: Thursday, November 18, 2010Time: 2:00 PM EST / 11:00 AM PST Summary: Join our webcast to learn how...

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Touchcuts - Using shortcuts on your touchscreen BlackBerry

Touchcuts - Using shortcuts on your touchscreen BlackBerry

The Storm and Torch devices use an on-screen keyboard. Because of this, some of the shortcuts used for others' BlackBerry smartphones may not always apply when using touchscreen devices. Fear not, for those shortcuts are not gone. They've simply been lost in translation. Basic shortcuts Hide keyboard - From top of the keyboard swipe down to the bottom of the screen. To cut or copy...

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MovieTickets.com app coming soon to a BlackBerry near you

MovieTickets.com app coming soon to a BlackBerry near you

Update: The app is available now - click here for more info. MovieTickets.com, one of the leaders in online tickets for all things movies, will soon be releasing an application for BlackBerry smartphones. The app will allow users not only to purchase movie tickets, but also to browse films, view movie posters and check out movie trailers. The app will utilize GPS to locate the closest...

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BlackBerry native IM apps updated to 2.5.69

BlackBerry native IM apps updated to 2.5.69

The native BlackBerry IM clients got another round of updates earlier this week. Google Talk, AIM, Yahoo!, MSN Messenger and ICQ all now sit at version 2.5.69. Most likely just some minor updates and othing major from what I can tell, but an update is an update. You can grab all the latest versions from BlackBerry App World. Download the native BlackBerry IM clients from BlackBerry App World...

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BlackBerry Partners Fund announces 12 regional finalists in the Developer Challenge

The BlackBerry Partners Fund has announced the 12 reginal finalists for the BlackBerry Developers Challenge. The apps were judged on how well they incorporated "super app" capabilities as well as quality and user experience. Participants are competing for prizes totalling over $1.5 million. The 12 finalists include: North American Finalists: Dictionary and Thesaurus - Dictionary.com Poynt...

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Labyrinth 2 - Now available for the BlackBerry Torch and Storm

Labyrinth 2 - Now available for the BlackBerry Torch and Storm

Labyrinth 2 has finally been released for BlackBerry Torch and Storm owners. The follow up to the original Labyrinth game now has some new features added to it and comes in both paid and free versions. Some of the recent additions to the game include: Levels for beginners; Over 80 new levels (quiz, maze, speed levels); New elements: buttons, lasers, gates and magnets; New game effects. ...

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[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Oh boy, the BlackBerry popo are going to be busy today.  It seems an unofficial, early-build BlackBerry PlayBook has landed in the wild with Ryder posting about it on a blog called Mobility Insider. No doubt he sold his soul for this one (I'd sell my soul three times to have a production PlayBook right now), but there's a video above to prove he has...

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BlackBerry Bold 9780 now available from T-Mobile USA

BlackBerry Bold 9780 now available from T-Mobile USA

If you've been been waiting for the BlackBerry Bold 9780 to hit a US carrier then tonight is the night. T-Mobile has now posted up the BlackBerry Bold 9780 in black and white. $129.99 with a new 2 year contract and it's all yours. if retail price is more your style and you like not having a contract then you'll be looking at $449.99 as your final damage. Some areas are still showing the device...

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RIM Co-CEO Jim Balsillie Demos BlackBerry PlayBook!

Following his Jim Balsillie's Web 2.0 Summit interview where he didn't show off the PlayBook on stage, the RIM Co-CEO did demo it to the guys from Engadget in a brief hotel hallway hands-on.  Check out the video above - you can see the multi-tasking card metaphor BlackBerry Tablet OS at work doing it's thing, and even get a quick glimpse of the front facing camera at work. With the BlackBerry...

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