New BlackBerry Theme Studio available with support for Pearl 3G and Bold 9650

We asked complained, they listened. Fresh out of the frying pan comes the latest BlackBerry Theme Studio. What should have popped up long before the new devices were even released has finally made its way to developers. The latest version adds support for both the Pearl 3G and Bold 9650 and is ready to roll. The newness comes in the form of a service pack (add-on) that adds onto the original...

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Are you a Documents To Go user? We need your help! 5 $50 Shop CrackBerry gift certificates to be won

The good folks at DataViz are seeking some feedback regarding their popular Documents To Go for BlackBerry. The software comes pre-installed on most newer devices and is really beneficial when viewing Office documents from your device on the go. Both casual and business users have found a multitude of uses for Documents To Go, and DataViz wants to know all about it.  What we need from you:...

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VQ Mileage Tracker for BlackBerry updated to v3.2 with great new features

After some great customer feedback, VQ Mileage Tracker has been updated with some cool new features that make it even better. The handy app automatically tracks your mileage every time you drive so you don't need to keep track of things manually when on the road. VQ Mileage Tracker gives you the total miles, address you drove to and date/time for each trip. New features in v 3.2 include: Auto...

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BlackBerry Shield images and features leaked

BlackBerry Shield images and features leaked

We have heard bits and pieces about the upcoming BlackBerry Shield, but nothing very solid as of yet. Today BBNews.pl dropped a few images as well as some features to be included. The service will be free for BIS users and is said to be entering the testing phase "soon". Features look to include: Remote Device Wipe - Users will be able to remove all data from the device and memory card...

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CrackBerry guide to mobile banking on your BlackBerry Smartphone: Part 2

CrackBerry guide to mobile banking on your BlackBerry Smartphone: Part 2

Welcome to part two of the CrackBerry Guide to Banking on your BlackBerry. I hope you enjoyed the first installment, in which we took a look at Bank apps and launchers. In part two, we will be rounding up applications and presenting you with the best of the third party banking and finance tracking applications. Some applications can provide access to your account, just as the mobile site for...

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Bitbop for BlackBerry - No longer in beta and ready to rock

Bitbop for BlackBerry - No longer in beta and ready to rock

We covered the beta of Bitbop not too long and now, glad to say that it has passed it's beta testing phase and moved into a full on roll out of services. Bitbop brings a lot to the table for US customers who are looking for great media content on the go. Headed up by the folks at Fox Mobile, the wide array of streaming content is something a lot of users having been asking of big media for a...

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Learn to type better on your BlackBerry with TyperLearn

Learn to type better on your BlackBerry with TyperLearn

So you think you can type? Well, so did I, until I got an email from Fabian with his latest application, TyperLearn. While downloading I was thinking to myself, "I got this, I've been typing on these things for years." Well, wow was I wrong. TyperLearn is a rather simplistic style application with a nice straight forward user interface, but overall it is extremely helpful. After completing...

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Deal of the Day: Storm2 users - get Tank Recon 3D for 50% off!

A few weeks back we first checked out Tank Recon 3D for the BlackBerry Storm2. This awesome game takes advantage of the OpenGL support and shows off some great 3D graphics. Through various game modes you take on different missions in your tank shooting down AT guns, planes and more. Tank Recon 3D sells regularly for $7.99, but it is today's Deal of the Day so you can grab it for just $3.99 (...

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Got an iPad you want to tether with your BlackBerry? Maybe this can help

Love it or hate it, the iPad has made waves across the world and judging by the amount of people in the CrackBerry forums that have one, it's safe to say we better start acknowledging some of the stuff out there that is BlackBerry / iPad compatible. Which when you really think about it is quite a bit to cover, really. Everything from making use of accessories that work with iPad and BlackBerry...

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PayPal for BlackBerry updated - Minor bug fixes included

PayPal for BlackBerry updated - Minor bug fixes included

PayPal for BlackBerry has just been updated. BlackBerry App World recently gave out the notification for users to go ahead and download the update. As noted in the release, it is just simply bug fixes for the application. Personally having used the app since its intial release, I've never really had any issues with it. If you frequent using the PayPal app from your BlackBerry, you'll want to...

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Get to know the CrackBerry Idol competitors - watch their audition videos! (part 3)

OK, we're back with our third preview of five more of the contestants competing in Round 1 of CrackBerry Idol. The CrackBerry Idol winner will become a regular contributor to the CrackBerry blogs, so among the audition vids you'll be witnessing a future CB blogger. Who that person is will be up to the community to decide, so be sure to watch all of the audition videos as we get them up here...

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Quick TIp: Using the alarm, timer and stopwatch in the native clock application on your BlackBerry Smartphone

I'm always amazed when I find something new buried in the native applications on my device. Over the weekend I was playing around with the clock and discovered the built-in timer for the first time (yes, seriously). I knew about the stopwatch function, but somehow never realized there was a timer there as well. I've used the alarm itself as a timer tons and tons of times, doing crazy math to get...

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Get ready for the beach with Anywhere Abs 2: Core Edition

  If you mastered the routine in Nickel Buddy's original Anywhere Abs fitness application for BlackBerry you'll want to check out their newly-released next installment, Anywhere Abs 2: Core Edition. This edition features six now exercises focused on building up your core, which are broken out step by step. At any time you can pull up a detailed explanation of each exercise and the app...

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Imperia - Premium theme from Hedone Design now on sale for a short time

Amidst the BlackBerry Theme throwdown going on now, developers are still pushing out new themes for users to enjoy. In this case, Hedone Design has made available Imperia. A new premium theme that is available for 89xx, 90xx, 95xx, 96xx and 97xx series devices. Imperia uses 18 home screen icons to make everything easily accessible to users. It sort of falls under the category of a traditional...

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Caller ID Reader for BlackBerry reads incoming caller's name aloud - 20 copies up for grabs!

From the creators of DriveSafe.ly comes a new app that continues to help drivers keep their eyes on the road. Caller ID Reader does just as the name implies - it reads an incoming caller's name aloud so you'll always know who is calling without even looking at your phone. The app is compatible with most Bluetooth devices and can read aloud names, numbers and even SMS and email messages. The...

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US Cellular getting BlackBerry Bold 9650 in 'early August'

US Cellular getting BlackBerry Bold 9650 in 'early August'

US Cellular announced today via their Facebook page that the BlackBerry Bold 9650 is on its way. The device has already been released on both Sprint and Verizon, so as with the last few CDMA devices it's no surprise that US Cellular isn't far behind.  We're thrilled to announce that the new BlackBerry Bold 9650 will be coming to U.S. Cellular stores in early August! It's got a 2.4 HVGA...

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Official OS 5.0.0.714 for the BlackBerry Bold 9700 now available from T-Mobile

T-Mobile has officially released OS 5.0.0.714 for the BlackBerry Bold 9700. The software should be popping up via the wireless update on most devices (if you have an official OS installed already). If you don't have the option, you can grab the OS from T-Mobile for a desktop install (we created a mirror so you don't need to go through T-Mobile to get to the download). No word on whats new and...

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Contest winners: Magic 8 Ball, Bingtastic, Thumbplay and a $200 Shop CrackBerry shopping spree!

A few contests this week (sorry we missed the winners post yetserday, but podcasting is more important). We had a few apps/themes to dish out as well as our great $200 Shop CrackBerry Father's Day contest. Not too shabby for a weeks work. Hit the jump for the winners. * Note to winners: You will be receiving an email either directly from us or some the retailer/developer directly in the...

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BlackBerry theme roundup for June 23, 2010 - Contest! 50 copies of LeatherBB to be won!

Contest: 50 Copies of LeatherBB to be won. Leave a comment! It would seem that the word got out there after last week's theme roundup, and my tip line has been filling up all week with tips and suggestions.  Thank you to each and every one of you thsat wrote in, you've really given me some great stuff to work with.  Hit the jump, and we'll get right to it, with some great themes to...

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