CrackBerry Reminder: What You May Have Missed This Week

CrackBerry Reminder: What You May Have Missed This Week

2010 is upon us and we have loads in store for the new year. Tons of new content, contests and loads more in store. I hope everyone had a great time ringing in the new year. If you didn't get a chance to keep up with the happenings this week, hit up the links below to find out what you missed. What You May Have Missed Grooveshark - Another New Streaming Music App for your BlackBerry...

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All SmrtApps 50% Through January 3rd

All SmrtApps 50% Through January 3rd

*UPDATE- All fixed up, add any item $4.99+ then add SmrtMonitor and then apply code* The folks at SmrtGuard are celebrating the New Year with a BIG sale. From now until January 3rd you can get ALL of their applications at 50% off - no coupons needed. This includes SmrtGuard (all plans), SmrtAlerts (aka PeeKaWho), SmrtPhotos, SmrtTweak, SmrtZodiac, and more! There are a total of 12...

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Make Resolutions Stick with BlackBerry Applications

Make Resolutions Stick with BlackBerry Applications

Congratulations, you made it to 2010! With any luck, your BlackBerry survived as well. If not, go out and purchase another one. You're going to need it this year, as it's going to help you keep the resolutions you made. It looks like both RIM and I came up with ideas of which apps to look out for (I think we agreed on only one). It's time to start following through on the promises you made to...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for January 1st, 2010!

BlackBerry App Roundup for January 1st, 2010!

Happy New Year Everyone! Let's kick 2010 off right with a look at some apps you may want to load up on your BlackBerry. Covered in the first BlackBerry App Roundup of 2010 are the following titles: Freebie of the Week: CrackBerry Launcher In Case You Missed It: buzzd Updated, SmrtMonitor, Help I Crashed My Car New This Week: New Year Greet, Guitar Trainer, SMS Statistics, PBA Bowling...

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Grooveshark - Another New Streaming Music App for your BlackBerry Smartphone

Grooveshark is a music streaming application that compares to Pandora and Slacker, but also differs from them.  Let me start out by saying that Grooveshark is not free if you wish to use on your BlackBerry, it requires a VIP pass that costs $3 per month. That being said, it is worth every penny in my opinion.  The application does have features like radio stations based off of your...

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Say hello to SAM and MO on Twitter

Say hello to SAM and MO on Twitter

Is it just me, or did Christmas just rush by? If you were brave enough to venture into the malls, you would have been able to see just how busy cell phone stores were. Those sales reps, though extremely busy, were probably pretty happy with the business they were receiving. January and February mark a quiet time in sales. Sure, you will see activity in the same stores, but nothing like it was...

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Happy New Year from CrackBerry.com! All the Best in 2010!

Happy New Year from CrackBerry.com! All the Best in 2010!

if you don't see any new blog posts up for a while, it means we had a VERY good New Year's eve...

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CrackBerry Best of 2009 Awards Winners Announced!

CrackBerry Best of 2009 Awards Winners Announced!

December 31st is here which means it is time to officially announce the winners in our CrackBerry.com Best of 2009 Awards. The voting concluded at midnight last night and we dropped audible word of the winners in our 2009 Year End Podcast this morning. Below you'll find the winners in each category accompanied with their award graphic (the winners can feel free to use the graphics on their...

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CrackBerry Podcast 044: 2009 End of Year Special Edition Show!

CrackBerry Podcast 044: 2009 End of Year Special Edition Show!

There's only one day in the year when you can truly record a year-end show, and that's December 31st. Craig, Adam, Bla1ze and myself jumped on the podcast line for nearly 90 minutes this morning to look back at the year that was 2009. We reflect on some of the highs and lows, work through all the new BlackBerry Smartphones that hit the market over the year with our take on each of them and start...

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BlackBerry Application Development - Getting Started

BlackBerry Application Development - Getting Started

2009 was a HUGE year for BB development. It started with BlackBerry App World, and has steadily snowballed from there. At DEVCON, RIM broke the news on several stunning new additions to the BB development world, highlights being Open GL, the 5.0 API library, and Widgets. With New Year's fast approaching, addicts the world over are looking forward to 2010 as a banner year for development. I...

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Most Viewed CrackBerry Articles and Editors' Favorite Blog Posts in 2009

Most Viewed CrackBerry Articles and Editors' Favorite Blog Posts in 2009

December 31st is here, which means it's time for some quality fluff posts! Lol. This one is actually quality without the fluff though, as we roundup the links to some of our most-viewed and favorite content of 2009. The 12 links immediately following were, according to our site analytics, the 12 most-viewed articles on CrackBerry.com in 2009. It's not surprising to see the BlackBerry Tour...

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Contest: Win 1 Of 100 Unlock Codes From Cellunlock For The New Year

Contest: Win 1 Of 100 Unlock Codes From Cellunlock For The New Year

Wow, 2010 is ever so close and 2009 soon to be a thing of the past. The good folks at Cellunlock wanted to send 2009 off in a good way and with that, let me know they were wanting to hand out 100 unlock codes for the CrackBerry community to help ring in the new year and get some of you all off to a great start. As always, a big thanks to CellUnlock for offering up some goodies. Any device,...

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Business Card Reader: Scan Business Cards To Add Contacts To Your Address Book

SHAPE Services has released a new application for those of you who hate inputting information from business cards manually. Business Card Reader is a scanning utility that simply lets you scan a business card and by making use of ABBYY's text recognition technology allows for the extracted information to be added directly to your address book filling in all the appropriate fields. Having...

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Palm User Takes on the Storm2 and Bold 9700, Smartphone Round Robin

We're half way through Week #3 of the 2009 Smartphone Round Robin. If you're a little lost as to who has what device and all that, be sure to visit the latest updates page. There are more devices and sites in this year's Round Robin over previous years, so it's a bit tougher to track but well worth your effort to do so. While I'm checking out the Palm Pre and Palm Pixi this week, our...

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Kindle App for BlackBerry Getting Closer?

Kindle App for BlackBerry Getting Closer?

  Fresh into the tip line we have some good information about the upcoming Kindle app for BlackBerry. From the looks of it, the app will have plenty of features to keep both Kindle owners and new adopters happy. You'll be able to access Kindle books even without your Kindle on hand, and automatically synchronize your last page read and annotations between devices. The Kindle app for BlackBerry...

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CNN Weighs In On Last Weeks BlackBerry Outage

Just yesterday we got a great video from CNN on the BlackBerry Boom in Indonesia, and today we came across this one courtesy of @impalass96 regarding last week's data outage. The video makes some good points that we can all relate to ("a stressful period for some") and gives a brief description of what happened to cause the outage. While it doesn't reveal anything terribly detailed, they did...

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Cocky Culture Themes - New Years Sale, 65% Off!

Cocky Culture Themes - New Years Sale, 65% Off!

The guys over at Cocky Culture have decided to bring in the new year right with a huge sale on ALL themes.  Their selection ranges from such fun themes as m[i]Berry to professional themes like LeatherBerry Executive and many in between.  The sale is simple, just enter the coupon code 2010newyear during checkout* and receive 65% off of any of Cocky Culture's themes.  You can download these...

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Review: Shazam for BlackBerry Smartphones

Review: Shazam for BlackBerry Smartphones

Some of my favourite songs and artists were discovered by accident. Whether a song was heard while passing by a store or used in a movie, some songs instantly find a way to connect to you. All it takes is a simple beat, a line or a snippet of the melody and you find yourself in a determined mindset, bent on discovering what you have just heard. You may find some success in using a line or two...

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The Financial Post Tech Desk Interviews Mike Lazaridis

The Financial Post Tech Desk Interviews Mike Lazaridis

Just the other day we got a good look back at 10 years of BlackBerry from the folks over at Engadget which was a great article. Engadget was not the only resource to focus on the past ten years of BlackBerry. The Financial post also found the time take a walk down memory lane as well as get a sneak peek into the future by interviewing the Founder and co-CEO of Research In Motion, Mike...

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The BlackBerry Developers Blog Lists Accomplishments In The Development Sector

There is no doubt that the recently-held BlackBerry Developer Conference was a huge success for Research In Motion and BlackBerry developers around the world. A lot of new changes were announced at the event in San Francisco, California which open quite a few doors for all those out there looking to get involved or are already involved with BlackBerry development. The BlackBerry Developer...

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