Official OS 6.0.0.448 for the BlackBerry Torch 9800, Curve 9300, Bold 9700 and 9780 from Three UK

UK network Three has gone on a BlackBerry 6 spree and released OS version 6.0.0.448 for the BlackBerry Torch 9800, Curve 9300, Bold 9700 and Bold 9780. If you prefer installing official OS releases then go get it. Of course you do not need to be on the ThreeUK network in order to get the update, you can follow our guide on a clean OS install to get the job done. These are all official OS', but...

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PDF Scanner for BlackBerry - Convert photos to PDF files on your BlackBerry

PDF Scanner for BlackBerry - Convert photos to PDF files on your BlackBerry

Ever wish you could easily create PDFs right on your BlackBerry? Well with PDF Scanner you can. This simple app easily converts photos to PDF files with just a few clicks. Take a picture, convert it to a PDF with this app and send it off in an email - it's that simple. Use it for text, documents, images and much more. Features include: Image to PDF conversion in seconds For business or...

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2011 BlackBerry Smartphone Roadmap Explained in Detail

2011 BlackBerry Smartphone Roadmap Explained in Detail

The first few weeks of January 2011 brought forth a number of device leaks to the internet, which when combined provide relatively comprehensive insight into what we'll see from Research In Motion this year both in terms of major product launches and device software updates. As you read through this roundup keep in mind that unofficial information can always change by the time it does get...

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BlackBerry theme roundup - Valentine's Day edition!

BlackBerry theme roundup - Valentine's Day edition!

Valentine's Day is this coming Monday, and what better way to celebrate than with a new theme for your BlackBerry? We rounded up a few Valentine themes for you to get you in the mood! If you don't see something you like after the break head on over to the theme forums or the CrackBerry store and check out the others that are available. And if a theme doesn't suite your fancy, you can always...

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Kik files their statement of defence and counterclaim against Research In Motion

Just in case you've been wondering what has been happening in the Research In Motion vs. Kik Interactive legal proceedings we've got some new to share with you all. We've learned from David Lam that Kik Interactive has now filed their Statement of Defence and Counterclaim yesterday at some point. As you may remember, the filed documentation from Research In Motion (PDF) alleged that Kik...

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16GB BlackBerry PlayBook Priced at $499 and heading to Office Depot

16GB BlackBerry PlayBook Priced at $499 and heading to Office Depot

Earlier this week we saw some news that the BlackBerry PlayBook will be sold at Staples (among plenty of other retailers) and it looks like it will be on the way to Office Depot as well. As seen in the image above, the 16GB Wifi version will sell for $499.99 and be available in "week 17" (late March/early April-ish). This is the first solid sign of a price tag we've seen in print thus far and...

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BlackBerry PlayBook headed to Verizon?!

BlackBerry PlayBook headed to Verizon?!

As many folks already know the BlackBerry PlayBook is headed to Sprint and adopting their WiMax 4G services. What many folks never noticed was an obscure Verizon website had been put up advertising an early access program for Verizon users. The problem with the site is that it's never really been fully verified by Verizon, at least not yet anyway. Kevin noticed this site had gone up back on...

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BlackBerry Professional Case and Accessory Guide

BlackBerry Professional Case and Accessory Guide

We round up the best accessories for the on the go professional. Contest: Leave a comment for your chance to win some great accessories! For busy professionals on the go a BlackBerry can be an invaluable tool. It keeps us connected and in the loop even when away from the office (be that good or bad). We can stay in contact with colleagues and friends via phone, email BBM or what have you. But...

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Contest: Win a free copy of Social from The Theme Box - 25 copies to be won!

Contest: Win a free copy of Social from The Theme Box - 25 copies to be won!

The Theme Box (theme dev team Vince and Cindrine, formerly known as VinceThePrince) is back with a cool new theme called Social. This theme may look familiar to those of you that frequent a little site called FaceBook, as it replicates the look and feel of the website. Social has many cool features including simple yet fantastic icons and a custom yet easy-to-read font. On the home screen you...

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Deal of the Day: Get BerryWeather for 50% today only!

Deal of the Day: Get BerryWeather for 50% today only!

BerryWeather is one of the best weather apps out there for BlackBerry. One of the Crack Team's favorites (and a CrackBerry Awards winner), it gives you a ton of features in a great app. Set multiple locations, see various forecasts, view animated radar maps, get weather advisories and even add a weather icon to your homescreen. BerryWeather keeps you in the loop and you'll always know just...

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Get your Valentine's Day groove on with some love song stations from Slacker Radio

Valentine's Day is rapidly approaching and what a better way to get you into the mood than by listening to some sweet sweet love tunes on Slacker Radio. So when you're ready to get your groove thing on, fire up the Slacker Radio app on your BlackBerry and check out these stations: Rock Ballads Radio Country Love Radio Metropolitian Mood Radio Broken Heart Radio Slow Jamz Radio Love Songs...

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RIM discontinuing Flickr BlackBerry app in March?!

RIM discontinuing Flickr BlackBerry app in March?!

Some reports earlier today made mention of the Flickr app for BlackBerry being discontinued as of March 1. Now, for whatever reason Research In Motion has pulled the referenced document so that users can no longer view it. That of course leads us to believe there is some validity to the fact it really could end up being removed so we went looking for the document. As you can see above, it does...

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BlackBerry PlayBook heading to hospitals?

BlackBerry PlayBook heading to hospitals?

When we talk about the BlackBerry PlayBook (or tablets in general) we usually only concentrate on the straight consumer aspect of things, when in reality, there are tons of "real world" applications that we often times overlook. Today at the Medical Design & Manufacturing West conference QNX announced it will demonstrate a new reference design for safety-critical medical devices. What does...

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Official OS 6.0.0.436 for the BlackBerry Style 9670 from Reliance

Official OS 6.0.0.436 for the BlackBerry Style 9670 from Reliance

One more official OS for the books today. Style users can now grab OS 6.0.0.436 from Reliance. This one comes with the handful of official releases today. No reports yet of whats changed, so be sure to leave a comment with your findings. Be sure to use caution when installing any OS. Hit the link below to download. Download OS 6.0.0.436 for the Style 9670

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Official OS 6.0.0.448 for the BlackBerry Bold 9700 & Curve 3G 9300 from Vodafone

Just in case you avoided all the previously leaked versions of OS 6.0.0.448 you can now grab some official releases from Vodafone. Blackberry Bold 9700 and BlackBerry Curve 3G owners are the only ones invited to the party this time around. But we have a Bold 9780 official OS 6.0.0.448 and a Style 9670 OS as well coming up, both official. Download OS 6.0.0.448 for the Bold 9700 Download OS 6....

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Official OS 6.0.0.448 for the BlackBerry Bold 9780 from COSMOTE

Official OS 6.0.0.448 for the BlackBerry Bold 9780 from COSMOTE

This OS had leaked not too far back and now it is an official release from COSMOTE. OS 6.0.0.448 is ready and waiting for download. The reports are good on this one, so get to downloading and install if you haven't already. If you're new to the updating my OS game, you can check out this tutorial to walk you through the entire process. Be sure to drop by the forums and report your findings. As...

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Leaked: BlackBerry Messenger 5.0.1.46

Leaked: BlackBerry Messenger 5.0.1.46

It's been a while since we've seen an update to BlackBerry Messenger (either leaked or official) but thanks to our own BigBadWulf we have a new version from the Bold 9650 leak of OS 6.0.0.466. This version is only at 5.0.1.46 which isn't much higher than other versions we've seen floating around. No real news on what (if anything) is updated, but be sure to leave a comment with your findings...

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Today RIM has released an updated version of the BlackBerry Tablet OS simulator (for the BlackBerry PlayBook) that now includes support for the BlackBerry browser. This was lacking in the previous version, but now developers can test their web and Flash applications using the browser. Some notes for developers: The User Agent will continue to match the current User Agent pattern used with...

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BlackBerry PlayBook to be sold at Staples, employee training in March?

While Research In Motion has yet to give out the full details surrounding the BlackBerry PlayBook launch, we do know that they've been working with a multitude of different retailers in order to get the PlayBook in as many locations as possible. They've also made mention of the fact that BlackBerry PlayBook will not just be a carrier released item and that you'll be able to pick it up in some...

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