BlackBerry theme roundup for Jan 11, 2011 - 25 free copies of Stellar by RJ Designs available!

Contest: Win a free copy of Stellar by RJ Designs!  Another week, another Theme Roundup! As always we have some awesome themes lined up after the break. We have a great contest for you guys, so be sure you read all the way to the end for details. Also, when entering, please note that only the indicated theme is eligible. You may want to be sure your BlackBerry is compatible with the contest...

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Review: Search Calendar for BlackBerry by QuiteSimple

Review: Search Calendar for BlackBerry by QuiteSimple

Universal search is one of the OS 6 features that I absolutely love. Unfortunately, I'm using a Bold 9700 with OS 5 and refuse to give it up or upgrade the OS. With that said, my one pet peeve is that the Calendar doesn't offer the same search option as OS 6. Since I have numerous appointments, reminders, anniversaries, recurring events, and birthdays, having an integrated search option is...

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Common freestyles at the BlackBerry booth during CES 2011

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] One of the cooler things the BlackBerry booth at CES 2011 had to offer (aside from the Playbook obviously) was the celebrity interviews they conducted. We sat in on both Adrian Grenier and Olivia Wilde, but I must say the best came from Common as he dropped this great freestyle on BlackBerry. He certainly worked in some love for a variety of devices...

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Poll: Verizon users - Will you ditch your BlackBerry for an iPhone 4?

Poll: Verizon users - Will you ditch your BlackBerry for an iPhone 4?

  Verizon users: Will you be dropping your BlackBerry for an iPhone 4?online survey   Well the announcement has finally come and Verizon will indeed be getting the iPhone 4. It's been a long time coming, but for some the long wait is finally over. Starting next month, Verizon users will be able to get their hands on an iPhone 4. With the latest addition, Verizon now has plenty of...

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Poynt for BlackBerry adds local event feature for North America

Poynt for BlackBerry adds local event feature for North America

Location based Poynt has just stepped things up with the addition of local events search. Now users can search locally for events in their area right in the app. Search by performer, venue, date or category - even festivals and sporting events are included. Once you find an event, Poynt will display all the info you need and even provide turn-by-turn directions. Want to mark the event or send...

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Quick Tip – How to turn off data services

Quick Tip – How to turn off data services

  Hey folks, remember those cell phone bill shock commercials? You know, the ones where customers would faint, break furniture, or scream when finding a bill with extremely high charges. Those of you who travel internationally have probably felt the sticker shock from a large bill or two. Even those with international data and voice packages still pay higher rates than usual. When traveling...

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Contest Winners: MobileQs, 211 unlock codes from CellUnlock, and more!

Contest Winners: MobileQs, 211 unlock codes from CellUnlock, and more!

Here are the winners from last week's round of contests. If you won you will be receiving an email either directly from us or the retailer/developer directly in the next few days. If for some reason you don't receive an email within 7-14 days (be sure to check your spam/junk folder just in case, and verify your registered address associated with your CrackBerry account) you can email us at...

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Review: Dipdive for BlackBerry

Review: Dipdive for BlackBerry

While many are looking to the future while CES is going on, I can’t help but look back as well. You hear of products being announced officially and unofficially; some stay in the spotlight, while others fade away. I was checking out the blog and going back to CES 2009, when Kevin gave us our first look at Dipdive. Dipdive takes social networking and entertainment and mashes them into an...

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How to set and edit sound profiles on your BlackBerry

How to set and edit sound profiles on your BlackBerry

  Customization. It's one of the things I always like to do first when I get myself a new BlackBerry. You can take two identical BlackBerry phones, and - through customization - get two very different experiences.  As BlackBerry users, we find a theme that best suits us, arrange icons to our liking and even set the font to something pleasing to the eye.  But a BlackBerry should be pleasing to...

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Diabetes affects over 200 million people worldwide and the numbers are only growing. As the daughter of a juvenile diabetic, the most important thing a diabetic can do is maintain control over their blood sugar levels. The first step is monitoring their insulin levels, weight, and what foods they eat. In the past, log books were used to track sugar levels before each meal, calories, foods...

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[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Before we left CES 2011 we again sat down again with Ryan Bidan, the Senior Product Manager on the BlackBerry PlayBook team to work through a bunch of the questions we've been seeing here on CrackBerry related to the BlackBerry PlayBook. At the CES BlackBerry booth many of the same questions have been getting asked, so the Inside BlackBerry Blog did...

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Mike Lazaridis discusses BlackBerry "super phones" and RIM's 10 year plan

Mike Lazaridis discusses BlackBerry "super phones" and RIM's 10 year plan

The BlackBerry "Super Phone" is coming, just maybe not tomorrow. Mike Lazaridis sat down with PCMag at CES 2011 to discuss a bit about RIM's future and what we can expect in the coming years. During the interview Mike confirmed the plans to bring QNX to BlackBerry smartphones, but also said that current multi-core processors aren't quite what they need to make this happen. “Battery life, size...

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Visa Mobile app available for BlackBerry - Access money saving offers on your device!

Visa has released a new mobile application for BlackBerry to help you take advantage of special offers on shopping and services. The app is free and available in BlackBerry App World. Once you download it, you create your account from within the app. Choose which offer categories you want to see and you're all set; as they become available, the service sends merchant discounts and special...

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Built for BlackBerry accessories on display at CES 2011

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Following up on the announcement earlier this week of RIM's new Built for BlackBerry program, I stopped by the Built for BlackBerry section of the BlackBerry booth where some of the new 3rd party accessories from Built for BlackBerry vendors were on display. Check out the video above for a quick look! I have to say, I'm really excited for the...

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CrackBerry reminder: What you may have missed this week

CrackBerry reminder: What you may have missed this week

What You May Have Missed First Look: BlackBerry App World for the PlayBookCES 2011 Super SPE Podcast! More PlayBook questions answered Pairing your BlackBerry Smartphone with BlackBerry PlayBook via BlackBerry Bridge Official OS 6.0.0.380 for the BlackBerry Bold 9700 now availablePress Release: BlackBerry 4G PlayBook Coming to the Sprint 4G Network this summer! BlackBerry PlayBook Review ...

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BlackBerry Pros at CES 2011: Lara Spencer interviews Olivia Wilde (Tron Legacy)

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] We still have a couple more BlackBerry PlayBook at CES 2011 posts coming up this weekend, but in the mean time here's another interview in the BlackBerry Pro side attraction. This time Lara Spencer from tv's The Insider interviews Olivia Wilde (Tron Legacy, Cowboys & Aliens). Enjoy the show!

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BlackBerry App Roundup for January 8th, 2011! Win 1 of 25 copies of imgEdit!

BlackBerry App Roundup for January 8th, 2011! Win 1 of 25 copies of imgEdit!

Howdy and welcome to the weekly app roundup! We’ve corralled some apps we reckon you folks want to take a gander at. It was all about CES and the PlayBook this week in the blogs. I can’t wait until I get my hands on one! Maybe Kevin can somehow sneak one out of there for me. Today, we announce the winners of the Holidays 8.0 giveaway and also give you the chance to win one of 25 copies of...

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Free Chess game available for BlackBerry!

Free Chess game available for BlackBerry!

Here's a fun addition for those of you that like having games on your BlackBerry. Free Chess v1.3.1 by Solverlabs was recently released in the CrackBerry store, and as the name implies it is FREE, which is great to see. The game features five levels of difficulty for play against the computer, with the first being super easy. If you're a beginner, this is the level for you. When you click the...

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AT&T prepares to EOL a bunch of BlackBerry smartphones

AT&T prepares to EOL a bunch of BlackBerry smartphones

AT&T is finally putting some of its older BlackBerry smartphones on the end of life list. No surprises here when it comes to the devices put on the list but one entry does bring a sadness to my heart. Yes, the BlackBerry Bold 9000 is listed and will no longer be offered once any remaining stock is sold through. As we've mentioned many times, the BlackBerry Bold 9000 is still the caddy of...

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