BMW Launches Roadside Assistance Application

BMW Launches Roadside Assistance Application

BMW isn't exactly a stranger when it comes to adopting BlackBerry into their vehicles. They were the first automaker to include BlackBerry address book integration which connected through to their on board services known as BMW Assist. This time around though, they have taken things to the application level by offering up BMW Roadside Assistance to BlackBerry, iPhone and Android customers....

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Remember That Team Canada BlackBerry Bold 9700?

Remember That Team Canada BlackBerry Bold 9700?

Zach over at TheBerryFix, had a user send in some pics of the limited edition BlackBerry that was given to Team Canada and certain Future Shop employees. I would love to be able to get my hands on one of these. Sadly, there were only 60 made and as it stands right now if you want one word is you'll not be able to find it for anything less then $10,000. Yikes! Still, a nice piece of eye candy...

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BlackBerry Pearl 9100 Live Pic With T9 Keypad Shows Up

BlackBerry Pearl 9100 Live Pic With T9 Keypad Shows Up

Just last week I was speaking with Kevin about the 9100/9105 keypad situation that has come up recently. I mentioned to him that we'd been seeing the BlackBerry Pearl 9100 for a long time now and if another keypad was being added to the device, surely we'd have seen pics of it by now. Guess that topic is kind of dead now considering the picture Ronen posted up over at BerryReview. As you...

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Verizon BlackBerry Tour 9630 On Its Way Out

Verizon BlackBerry Tour 9630 On Its Way Out

Sad day for BlackBerry Tour owners. Alright, maybe not that sad since it means the BlackBerry Bold 9650 is moving in but it's still kind of odd to see a device reach EOL so early on a carrier. As BerryScoop advises the BlackBerry Tour 9630 will be reaching EOL in June. Of course, that doesn't mean they will be ripped off the shelves never to be seen again but it does mean Verizon will not be...

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Contest: New Fuss Premium Theme From JC Designs - Enter To Win One Of  25 Copies

John from JC Designs has recently put out his latest piece of work. Fuss, has been designed for wallpaper lovers in mind. Included with the theme are 4 unique wallpapers to choose from which work well with keeping the flow of the theme. And of course, if you do so choose you can easily swap them out for any of your own chosen wallpapers. With built in quick keys you can easily turn off all of...

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BerryBuzz 3.0 Now Available - Includes New UI, More LED Options and 3rd Party App Support

BerryBuzz has received a major overhaul and is now available in the form of BerryBuzz 3.0. The new update has a load of action-packed features that make this the best version yet. I'm a big fan of this app, and the update adds a ton of welcome additions. BerryBuzz lets you totally customize your LED for messages, reminders, phone calls and now some 3rd party apps and contact alerts. Updates...

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White BlackBerry Bold 9700 Available for Purchase in the Netherlands from T-Mobile; UK & Ireland Not Far Behind?

Lots of rumors floating around on the arrival of the white Bold 9700 lately. We saw some good stuff turn up in the last few weeks, and now it looks like the device is actually ready for order from T-Mobile in the Netherlands. If you live in the Netherlands you can order the device through the carrier's site, however it appears as if the units won't be delivered until early May. Already a good...

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Rogers Bold 9700 Getting OTA Update to OS 5.0.0.351 Today

Rogers Bold 9700 Getting OTA Update to OS 5.0.0.351 Today

We just got word that Rogers customers with a Bold 9700 with have a first in Canada today. Rogers will be rolling out an OTA update to OS version 5.0.0.351 for the 9700. Anyone on an official Rogers OS will be able to upgrade via the wireless update option to the new device software. We're not sure exactly what time the update will be available (if its not already) so be sure to leave a...

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RIM Places Order with Hon Hai for 8.9-inch Displays - RIM Considering Its Own BlackBerry Tablet?!

[*Original image removed by request*] Now that I've got your attention with the BlackBerry Tablet photo (thanks James!), here's the scoop.... This week I received a bunch of emails, phone calls and BBMs from industry contacts seemingly out of the blue that were all to the tune of So what's this I hear about a BlackBerry Tablet?! It took a little digging to figure out where this BlackBerry...

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[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Here's an interesting piece of news to kick off a Friday. RIM has just announced the acquisition of QNX Software, a division owned by Harman International.  Full press release is below with all the details.  But if you jump over to QNX.com you can see what these guys are all about. On the surface it's looking like RIM wants to enhance the...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for April 9th, 2010: 25 Copies of FlightView to be Won!

BlackBerry App Roundup for April 9th, 2010: 25 Copies of FlightView to be Won!

Howdy folks, hope you've had another great week, I know I have! As per usual, there's lots of goodness included in this weeks' roundup, including our usual giveaway. Keep reading for all the details... Covered this week in the BlackBerry App Roundup are the following titles: Giveaway of the Week: FlightView Freebies of the Week: Thomson Reuters News Pro, Belladonna, iSki Swiss Lite In...

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New BlackBerry Device Outed: BlackBerry Curve 9300 (kepler) Shows Up in BlackBerry UAProf Document!

Click Image for the BlackBerry 9300 UAProf Document We usually like to save our unsubstantiated rumormill stuff for Fridays, but in this case the rumor isn't unsubstantiated so it's going up on a Thursday night... as it's backed with a new UAProf document (created April 6th) on RIM's BlackBerry.net server which proves its existence as an in-the-works device. So what rumored device are we...

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Official BlackBerry Curve 8520, 8900 OS 5.0.0.592  Released By WIND Hellas

While the most recent leak for the BlackBerry Curve 8520 placed the OS at 5.0.0.554, OS 5.0.0.592 has now shown up on the WIND Hellas website for 8520 users to download. If you've been running the leaked version it might be a good idea to get this one downloaded and installed. Also, 8900 owners can grab the same OS. As always, remember to back up your device before loading as well, make sure...

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How Do You Use Your BlackBerry Series: Dial from Home Screen On or Off?

How Do You Use Your BlackBerry Series: Dial from Home Screen On or Off?

  <a href="http://answers.polldaddy.com/poll/3024266/" mce_href="http://answers.polldaddy.com/poll/3024266/">Do you have Dial from Home Screen On or Off?</a><span style="font-size:9px;"><a href="http://www.polldaddy.com" mce_href="http://www....

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Alert: BlackBerry Messenger Message Being Forwarded Around "From RIM" is FAKE. Don't Broadcast It.

Listen up BlackBerry Messenger users... So some numb nuts out there started broadcasting out to their BBM contacts the following message and apparently people are buying into it and forwarding it around like crazy because our CrackBerry inbox is full of people asking if this is real or fake and put a stop to the madness: 'Hello, greetings from RIM (Research In Motion) proprietors of...

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[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Ditto for BlackBerry is a very cool app that turns your device into an "SMS chat room". If you have a number of friends who haven't made the jump to BlackBerry and thus can't take advantage of BBM, Ditto may be worth a shot. The app allows you to add multiple contacts to a group chat, tag them as either a listener, speaker or both, and fire off an...

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Exclusive: New Live Photos of BlackBerry Bold 9650 Show Off Bold Branding!

* * images removed by request * * Hot off the CrackBerry Tip Line and following up yesterday's photos of the 9650 OEM casing, you're looking at live photos of the Blackberry Bold 9650. As you can see in the photos, the About screen is branded with the BlackBerry 9650 device model (I guess RIM's thought here is to keep the 96xx as CDMA and 97xx as GSM) and the back of the device features the...

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Foursquare Shaking Their Finger At Cheaters

Foursquare Shaking Their Finger At Cheaters

In a statement on their blog yesterday, foursquare announced a new effort to cut down on "cheating check-ins". Its no secret that many users check in to locations they are nowhere near in attempt to earn points, badges and mayorships. With the new plan, foursquare intends to better use the GPS on your mobile device to determine your exact location, meaning if they don't think you are where you...

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