SugarSync Announces Upload by Email Feature

Backup and sharing service SugarSync has announced today a new upload by email feature. The service will allow users to send files to a dedicated SugarSync address and the file will instantly be synched across all devices. This will let you backup attachments by forwarding them to the address, and also collect documents, photos etc, and have them available from your PC just by emailing them to...

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Official OS 5.0.0.497 For The BlackBerry Storm 9520 Released

Official OS 5.0.0.497 For The BlackBerry Storm 9520 Released

A little something official for all you Storm 9520 owners out there. Vodafone AUS and Fiji has made OS 5.0.0.497 available for download via their BlackBerry download site. Of course, this is based off a previously leaked version but hey, if you skipped that one maybe the official goodness will tickle your fancy. Download The Official OS 5.0.0.497 For The BlackBerry Storm 9520 From Vodafone...

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BlackBerry Accessory Roundup: Enter to Win a Jawbone Icon

BlackBerry Accessory Roundup: Enter to Win a Jawbone Icon

This Week's Featured Item: Jawbone ICON "The Hero" With all the laws governing cell phone use while driving, bluetooth accessories are becoming a must for us consumers. The Jawbone ICON series bluetooth headsets provide a stylish look in a small, lightweight device. Featuring a dedicated on/off button and Voice Activity Sensor (VAS), it quickly becoming my favorite bluetooth headset to date...

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Elecite Releases Pulse As A Free Trial Theme For Storm Users

Elecite Releases Pulse As A Free Trial Theme For Storm Users

A few days back now, Elecite released a new theme just for BlackBerry Storm users called Pulse. This is the first where Elecite has offered it users a premium theme on a free trial basis. Offering free trials for themes is something that, in my opinion a lot of developers should really ought to try. It allows your users the chance to check out exactly how a theme will look and run on their...

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BlackBerry Curve 8520 Now Available from Fido

BlackBerry Curve 8520 Now Available from Fido

We knew this was coming mostly due to rumors (and a slight OS goof), and the Curve 8520 has finally made its way to Fido. The device is just $50 with a 3/year agreement and matching BlackBerry Data plan, $350 with a 2/year contract, or $400 for just the device or prepaid service. Nothing new and exciting with this release as the Fido version is still the standard Fido-branded black, but maybe...

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Slacker Radio 3.0 Goes Live In The USA!

Slacker Radio 3.0 Goes Live In The USA!

The time has finally come for all you music lovers in the USA to download the new Slacker 3.0 application. We first told you this was coming earlier this year at CES 2010, and then it launched first in Canada. Now all users in the USA can download the new version, and take full advantage of the benefits of 3.0 such as wireless station caching, new interface, and improved battery life....

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Analysts Claim BlackBerry Storm To No Longer Be Sold By Verizon?

Analysts Claim BlackBerry Storm To No Longer Be Sold By Verizon?

Needless to say, we're gonna stick the fat rumor tag on this one. But, according to the folks over at The Street it seems investors and analysts were given reason to worry about Research In Motion at some point in time. The worry coming from what is yet to be confirmed news that BlackBerry Storm orders have either been drastically reduced or cut off entirely. While we speculate all day...

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Contest Winners: BuzzMe Premium, e-GPS, Unsend Email, Case-Mate Fuel Case, FindMeHere and More!

Another huge week for contests with loads of goods. We started out with an exclusive contest for the new BuzzMe Premium, and rounded out with some other great apps and a Case-Mate Fuel Case. The good thing is the fun is just getting started. Our 3rd birthday celebration is just a few days away, and we have some amazing stuff to give away. Be sure to check back at the end of the week to take...

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Ultimate Lock From Epic Applications Now Available

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] If you happen to follow @epicapps on Twitter you may have already had a look at Ultimate lock. Maybe you even got in on the sneak peek testing. If not though, now is your chance to grab it. The list of features here goes well beyond just locking your device and takes security with functionality to a whole other level. Features: BBM, SMS and Email...

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Learn How To Make Your BlackBerry App A Super App

Learn How To Make Your BlackBerry App A Super App

Continuing on with the BlackBerry Developer webinars, Research In Motion has just announced another one for those out there looking to design, build and deploy super apps onto the BlackBerry platform. The last webinar was focused on UI designs and this one will fall along the same vein most certainly, given the definiton of super apps which make use of all the BlackBerry UI aspects. Here is a...

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BlackBerry Name Games: New BlackBerry Tour 9650 to hit the Market as a BlackBerry Bold (9750? 9650? 97xx?)?!!

OK. Here's the deal. Some rumors popped up on the net that the much-anticipated BlackBerry Tour 9650 (Tour2 as many refer to it as), which at the minimum ads WiFi and an optical trackpad to the original Tour 9630, is no longer going to be released as a Tour but rather as a BlackBerry Bold. I held off wanting to post on this because, well, unless I can personally confirm or at least get a...

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[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] The folks from Celio Corp were on hand last week at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona where they had a pod at the BlackBerry booth and I caught up with them to see how things were going. They released the RedFly for BlackBerry a few months back (read our review) so I first got an update on that. From there they also showed me a couple new things...

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RIM Files for New Patent - Advertising in Emails the Next Step?

RIM Files for New Patent - Advertising in Emails the Next Step?

  In the latest patent application from RIM, it looks like they may be heading towards some sort of advertising in emails. Their submission to the patent office, "system and method for incorporating multimedia content into a message handeld by a mobile device", essentially allows for the device to match keywords and phrases in messages to bring you ads. As the application states: This (...

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BlackBerry Theme Roundup for February 22nd  2010 - 25 Copies of Big Picture HD to be Won!

Contest: 25 Copies of Big Picture HD to be won. Leave a comment! Happy Monday BlackBerry theme lovers! It's time again for our weekly theme roundup. We have spent the last week digging through our tips and through the forums, to try and bring you the best themes we can find to grace your BB. Click through the jump to get our top picks, we have some really good themes to feature this week,...

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Deal of the Day: Save 50% on SmrtAlerts Today Only!

If you struggle to keep up with the emails flowing in to your device throughout the day, SmrtAlerts may help you out. The award winning app gives you a popup alert when a new email arrives, allowing you to preview the message no matter which application you are using. You get details on the sender and a brief clip of the message, and can easily open the full email or delete it right away....

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Just10Minutes Review and Giveaway – 100 Copies to Be Won!

Just10Minutes Review and Giveaway – 100 Copies to Be Won!

Contest details at the end of this article.... keep reading, and good luck! Pssst! Hey, can you keep a secret? Don’t tell Kevin, but I kind of didn’t start this review quite when I was supposed to. Okay, well actually, I left it until the last minute. I know I know, I shouldn’t have, but you know how things come up. Okay, well actually, nothing came up, but I did think about doing it...

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Best of Smartphone Experts, 21 Feb 2010 - MWC Edition

Video hands-on of the new Sense UI running on the Nexus One Sprint releasing WiMAX device, could be the HTC Supersonic Sony Ericsson turned down the chance to build the Nexus One Video First Look at RIM's new WebKit-based BlackBerry Web Browser Mobile World Congress Interview - We Get Anwswers from RIM on WebKit Browser, BES Express and Super Apps Kindle...

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CrackBerry Reminder: What You May Have Missed This Week

CrackBerry Reminder: What You May Have Missed This Week

Another week down here at CrackBerry. Kevin ventured off to Barcelona to bring us the news from Mobile World Congress, and it looks like there is good stuff on the BlackBerry front. From BESX to Skype landing on Verizon, all around a good week. A few contests to check out as well (not as many as last week though) so jump on the links below and see what you may have missed. What You May Have...

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BlackBerry Messenger Issues Today? Seems That Way

BlackBerry Messenger Issues Today? Seems That Way

We certainly wouldn't say there is an outage but the forums are quickly filling up with users indicating they're having issues with their BlackBerry Messenger. Be it delayed or not getting send and receive confirmations something is up today. Some folks on Twitter are also reporting slower then normal emails in addition to BlackBerry Messenger issues so, how's things working for you all? Drop...

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