BlackBerry Application User Interface Design Webinar February 16th

BlackBerry Application User Interface Design Webinar February 16th

Research In Motion will once again be holding a webinar for all. The focus this time around will be on application user interface design. In other words, how to make your applications look great and appealing, all the while remaining functional and fitting with the flow of the BlackBerry design core. The Small Screens, Big Dreams: a Detail-Oriented Approach to BlackBerry Application User...

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Didiom Pro Streams Your Audio Collection to Your Device - Win 1 of 100 Free Subscriptions!

  Didiom Pro may seem like your everyday streaming music app at first glance, but its not. Didiom Pro lets you stream your personal audio collection from your PC to your device over 3G and Wifi. You can stream music, podcasts, audiobooks or any other audio stored on your computer, and also download the items to your device for offline listening. Didiom Pro requires an application to be...

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Twinkler Software 20% Off Valentines Day Sale

To celebrate Valentines Day, Twinkler Software is having a 20% sale on all of their great BlackBerry applications. Now through February 14th you can pick up AddContactX, AddOnis, InstantLog, NotifyX, SendX and WiFi Hero for a cool 20% off. A good discount to grab a new app for that special someone for Valentines Day. All the prices are discounted in the CrackBerry App Store, so jump in and...

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IM+ For Skype Offers Free WiFi Calling From Your BlackBerry; Deal of the Day: Save 50% on IM+ for Skype Today Only!

A few days ago Shape Services released an updated version of their IM+ Skype applicationt, this time around touting its offerings of free WiFi calling from your BlackBerry utilizing Skype. Given in the past applications like this have used a SkypeOut/SkypeIn call back feature users often found that while the calls were free, they were also using their minutes up when placing these calls. Not...

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Pocket Blu: Use Your BlackBerry To Interact With Your Blu-ray Player

When we first heard about the idea of our BlackBerry devices communicating with our Blu-ray players it came in the way of "Blu-ray Extras". While I really cannot find any information on what happened with that app, Pocket Blu just released a BlackBerry compatible app that seems to offer quite a bit in the way of functionality. You can use your BlackBerry smartphone as a remote to view content...

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So Who Really Won the Big Game on Sunday: Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile or Sprint? Root Wireless Reports...

Back at CES we told you about Root Wireless and their mission of reporting on carrier network performance using data collected from real users. In case you missed that post, be sure to check out the video here. An event like the SuperBowl puts a whole lot of cell phone users in place, so the folks at Root Wireless decided this would be a good instance to see just how well each carrier...

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BlackBerry Accessory Roundup: One Free OtterBox Commuter Case Up for Grabs!

BlackBerry Accessory Roundup: One Free OtterBox Commuter Case Up for Grabs!

This Week's Featured Item: OtterBox Commuter Series Case for the Storm2 Last week we all saw Adam's charging pod he can't live without, and the week before Kevin's extended battery review (big shock he needs one of those huh?). This week's featured accessory is one that I have grown to love, the Otterbox cases. Otterbox has been around for quite some time now, making cases that date back to...

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BlackBerry Security: Compromised Or Slightly Over Blown?

BlackBerry Security: Compromised Or Slightly Over Blown?

The internet is buzzing lately regarding the recent annoucement of a proof of concept spyware presentation that was delivered at ShmooCon2010 by the folks over at Veracode. The concept video and presentation shows how a BlackBerry device could basically be overtaken by simply installing an application, which allows for all sorts of nasty to happen. Emails forwarded, text messages forwarded...

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BlackBerry App: ReportAway! for FreshBooks

BlackBerry App: ReportAway! for FreshBooks

Freshbooks. If you haven’t heard of Freshbooks before, it’s known as “The Leader of Online Invoicing”. It’s an extremely beneficial business tool, especially for those who are looking for any type of outside sales or field service automation. Unfortunately, not everyone is on board with this type of service and some are still using manual invoices, stacks of paper and other handwritten forms...

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Grooveshark For BlackBerry Updated To v1.0.7

Grooveshark For BlackBerry Updated To v1.0.7

Grooveshark, the premium streaming music application we looked at previously has rolled out an update recently. Sadly, no changelog was issued with the release but users opening up the application were indeed, prompted to download what is now v1.0.7. Seems a lot of T-Mobile users were having issues with getting the application to work previously, so maybe you'll want to give this version a...

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BlackBerry Tour Gets a Guest Spot on 'House'

BlackBerry Tour Gets a Guest Spot on 'House'

While watching House M.D. last night as part of my lazy Monday night, I was excited to see our good friend the BlackBerry Tour 9630 had a guest spot for most of the show. Right from the start, Lisa Edelstien's character showed she is a true CrackBerry Abuser as her precious Tour rarely left her sight (or her hand for that matter) for most of the show). As her alarm clock rang at 5am (which she...

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Contest Reminder: Developers Survey and Round Robin

Contest Reminder: Developers Survey and Round Robin

It's been a little contest crazy around CrackBerry lately, but that's ok.... we are mixing the giveaways in with a bunch of quality content and I haven't heard anybody complaining about chances to win free stuff yet :) That said, there are a couple deadlines approaching we wanted to make quick note of again here on the blogs: The Developer Survey we mentioned last week is still running...

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Official OS 5.0.0.464 For The BlackBerry Bold 9000 Released

Official OS 5.0.0.464 For The BlackBerry Bold 9000 Released

Here we go with another official carrier release of OS 5.0. No folks, it's not from AT&T it's actually from Zain Kuwait. OS 5.0.0.464 as we seen leaked not that long ago has gone all official like, so if you are wanting to grab the download you can do so from their BlackBerry download website. By the time AT&T gets around to releasing 5.0, we'll be wondering where OS 6.0 is at I'd say...

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BerrySki Winter Olympics Giveaway- 10 Free Licenses

BerrySki Winter Olympics Giveaway- 10 Free Licenses

A while back, I posted on an application called BerrySki. This app uses your BlackBerry's GPS to help you view, navigate, track, and record your treks through your favorite ski resorts. In honor of the upcoming Winter Olympics, the folks over at BerrySki are giving away 10 Season Passes for your favorite North American Resort. If you are a skier/snowboarder you should definitely check out this...

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Contest Winners: CellUnlock, BerryWeather, TyperSpeed and more!

Contest Winners: CellUnlock, BerryWeather, TyperSpeed and more!

Here we are again with more spoils for the winners. CellUnlock, BerryWeather, TyperSpeed and more were the hot ones this week, so lets get down to it. We've already started off the fun for this week with some WorldMate Gold subscriptions, a free Animated Space Theme and one of our biggest contests ever. Hit the jump for the full list of winners - congrats! CRACKBERRY CONTEST WINNERS! *...

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WorldMate for BlackBerry Adds Ability to Connect with LinkedIn Contacts - Win 1 of 4 Gold Subscriptions

WorldMate has long been know as the "go-to" app for travelers. With flight alerts, hotel info, itinerary tracking, weather and more, WorldMate stands above the rest. Today they have added another weapon to their arsenal by announcing integration with the popular business network LinkedIn. The new partnership allows WorldMate users to share travel and meeting itineraries, notify contacts when...

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BlackBerry Theme Roundup for February 9th  2010: 50 Copies of Animated Space Theme to be Won!

Contest: 50 Copies of Animated Space Theme to be won. Leave a comment! Happy Tuesday to our loyal theme junkies. We have spent the last week sorting through the emails we have received, and have a stellar lineup of both free, and paid themes. After last week's overdose of pink, we have banished the girly colors from this weeks selection to balance things out (although we did delve into the...

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Q4 IDC Results Are In: BlackBerry Curve Yet Again Tops List of Best-Selling Smartphones in the USA

There's now the original BlackBerry Curve 83xx series, the BlackBerry Curve 8900 and the more newly-released BlackBerry Curve 8520/30 on the market... that's a lot of Curves available for purchase on a lot of carriers in the USA. And according to the IDC Mobile Devices and Technology Trends division that tracks these things the BlackBerry Curve was yet again the best-selling smartphone in the...

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