How Do You Use Your BlackBerry: Do you use default or custom sounds?

How Do You Use Your BlackBerry: Do you use default or custom sounds?

  Do you use the default or custom sounds on your BlackBerry?online surveys   When out and about at the mall, out to dinner or just hanging out with friends, I constantly hear the ring of a BlackBerry and see any number of people grab their device to check it out. I personally use custom sounds for all of my alerts so I don't have this issue, but I know many of you just...

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Infinity - Premium theme from Elecite

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]You all remember the "concierge app" that RIM showed off right? Well Infinity takes that concept and steps it up to the next level on many scales. Not just in funtionality but also looks. Infinity takes your current icons and conveniently prioritizes them at the top in categories. A prominent clock makes it very easy to see the time even at the...

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QuickLaunch for BlackBerry Review

QuickLaunch for BlackBerry Review

Review of QuickLaunch for BlackBerry Smartphones [ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]In my endless pursuit of an improved BlackBerry experience I've always found myself thinking in what ways could the user experience of the native OS and applications improve, enter QuickLaunch. QuickLaunch is a productivity application that creates shortcuts to almost any application and function on your...

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BerryPopup for BlackBerry Review

BerryPopup for BlackBerry Review

Review of BerryPopup for BlackBerry Smartphones [ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]First off, BellShare does a great job at the applications that we all love, doesn't matter if we want the weather, a colored LED to notify us of a SMS, MMS or email account; BellShare has developed an application for that. They also have come up with some improvements with the Berry Popup application. While...

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Peek-A-GO! I see you (on my BlackBerry)

Peek-A-GO! I see you (on my BlackBerry)

Last month, we had a look at the Baby GO! and Super Baby GO! applications from Zeebu mobile. If you’re too lazy to click here to check out the review, I’ll sum it up for you. The applications turn your BlackBerry into a source of entertaining and educational activities for your little rug rat. Various activities are available; an alphabet zoo, phonics and letter blocks, to name a few. It...

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Get your college on with Beer Pong for BlackBerry

Ever felt the need to get your inner college kid on during a business meeting? Well now you can. Beer Pong brings all the excitement of everyone's favorite game right to your device. No more warm beer or sticky Solo cups. Fire up Beer Pong and play by yourself or challenege a friend. The controls take a bit of getting used to, but once you get the hang of it you'll be a master in no time. No...

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BlackBerry Quick Tip: What are these notification icons?

BlackBerry Quick Tip: What are these notification icons?

What is this icon? It's a question that gets asked a lot around the CrackBerry forums. Be it from new BlackBerry users or users that just simply have never run into a circumstance where they would see certain icons.  Out of the list above, I personally have never seen a service book waiting or browser push message icon. To make it easier, many folks in the forums have been helping spread the...

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Endomondo challenges BlackBerry users to hit the road

Endomondo challenges BlackBerry users to hit the road

The Endomondo Sports Tracker is designed to motivate you and capture your progress. Who wouldn’t love to get some feedback while they exercise or train? You do, and Endomondo knows that. The application enables you to track your details; recording your successes as your feet slam against the pavement. As you move, you can allow the audio coach to tell you what your status is. It’s not only...

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[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]To be honest, I'm not sure why it took RIM soooo many years to finally start pimping out BlackBerry Messenger to the masses, but now that they've decided to advertise the fact BBM is awesome they are really pouring it on strong. We've seen BBM contests and Time Square ads, concert sponsorships and random barcodes to scan, BBM statistics bragging and a...

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[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]Lucas let me know that PBA Bowling 2 is on sale for $2.99 until July 25th. The OpenGL game which was originally only available for the Storm2 is also now available for both the Curve 8530 and Bold 9650. PBA Bowling 2 is one of the few games to take advantage of OpenGL support on these devices and is definitely worth checking out. There are multiple game...

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BBM connects fans in greatest World Cup moments - RIM releases BlackBerry Messenger usage stats

With Research In Motions semi new marketing push for BlackBerry Messenger, they have opened the doors a little to give us all a sneak peek at some statistics regarding how some folks have been using BlackBerry Messenger. The case scenario, World Cup 2010 this time around. Looking at the stats, a lot of people were making use of BlackBerry Messenger throughout the World Cup 2010 for sure....

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Mobile Checkbook for BlackBerry Review

Mobile Checkbook for BlackBerry Review

Review of Mobile Checkbook for BlackBerry Smartphones [ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]In today's economy financial matters are on most everyone's mind, so with that being said I thought a financial application would be fitting for my first review. I decided to try Mobile Checkbook by Mobatech because at a price of $9.99 it seemed to advertise all the features I would actually USE. If...

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Documents To Go for BlackBerry Review

Documents To Go for BlackBerry Review

Review of Documents To Go for BlackBerry Smartphones [ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]Most BlackBerry users are familiar with Documents to Go. Not necessarily because they downloaded it from the top 50 list on the CrackBerry App Store, but because it comes pre-installed on most users devices. But the version that comes pre-installed might be lacking for some of your day to day tasks. The...

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Review: Fandango for BlackBerry

Review: Fandango for BlackBerry

I don’t know about you, but I’m not sure how I’ll survive if this Summer gets any hotter. The AC in our place may force me to become a recluse. Of course I may be able to withstand brief periods of heat, when I dash to the car, then dart into work, the mall, even a movie theatre; anyplace with air conditioning! Actually, I wouldn’t mind catching a flick right now; I’ll trade sweating buckets...

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WorldMate Mobile Travel Service keeps making travel easier

WorldMate Mobile Travel Service keeps making travel easier

When you are a BlackBerry user and you travel; be it often or just simply on random occassions, I have never come across a better application then Worldmate. Personally, I use it on my BlackBerry and when I had an iPhone I also had it installed there as well. The latest news from Worldmate is that they have updated to version 4.0. This update, brings a lot to the table in terms of how exactly...

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Accessory Poll: Do you protect the display on your BlackBerry with a screen protector?

Find a Screen Protector for your BlackBerry  Do you use a screen protector on your BlackBerry?survey software Last night I was out with one of my lesser friends (I say lesser friend because he's actually an iPhone user) and we got into a bit of a debate about screen protectors. My buddy is absolutely anal about having a screen protector on his phone - the first thing he did when he...

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Wirelessly sync iTunes and your BlackBerry using Music WithMe - 10 licenses to be won

Looking to easily sync your iTunes music with your BlackBerry? Music WithMe has the answer. This cool app installs on both your BlackBerry and PC, and then your iTunes playlists/tracks are synched with your device. The music goes to your memory card and stays there (its not a streaming app like some others) and you can sync as much as you'd like. Change a playlist in iTunes and it reflects on...

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Contest winners: Overboard Waterproof Case, osXv2 & Screen Muncher

Contest winners: Overboard Waterproof Case, osXv2 & Screen Muncher

Nothing crazy this time around but a few contests to keep our prefect streak going. New app Screen Muncher, a great theme in osXv2 and one of my favorite accessories the Overboard Waterproof case. if you're a retialer/developer and want to run a contest of your own, hit us up at editorial(at)crackberry.com. Full winners list after the jump. Congrats to all the winners! * Note to winners:...

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