BlackBerry IM Clients Updated to 2.5.30

BlackBerry IM Clients Updated to 2.5.30

The native BlackBerry IM clients (Gtalk, AIM, Yahoo!, MSN and ICQ) have been updated from version 2.5.27 to 2.5.30. As usual, no change log is available, but and update is an update right? The clients are all available from their individual download pages, or you can head to mobile.blackberry.com from your device to check them out. If you figure out what is new, drop a comment and let us know...

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AT&T Releases OS 4.6.0.304 for the BlackBerry Bold 9000

AT&T Releases OS 4.6.0.304 for the BlackBerry Bold 9000

Tips have been flying in and it looks like AT&T has released OS 4.6.0.304 for the BlackBerry Bold 9000. This isn't the grand 5.0 update we may have been waiting for, but an official OS update regardless. No word on the changes/updates in this version, but if you are still rocking an older OS version you may want to give it a go. Head over to the BlackBerry Software Download page to get...

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How To: Dismantle A BlackBerry Bold 9700

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] As with any device launch, a tear down video has been posted for the BlackBerry Bold 9700. These videos are great for those who wish to modify or customize their devices with other OEM parts. Be it changing the bezel, swapping out to an unbranded bottom piece or whatever else your heart desires. While we're still waiting for many online retailers...

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[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] With the upcoming launch of the BlackBerry Bold 9700 on T-Mobile and AT&T software developers have been hard at work with getting their applications updated for the new device(s). Telenav is no exception to that, today we get a good look at Telenav GPS Navigator running on a T-Mobile 9700 courtesy of Telenav. In addition to giving us a look...

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New BIS 3.0 And 3.1 On The Horizon; Coming As Soon As 2010?!?

New BIS 3.0 And 3.1 On The Horizon; Coming As Soon As 2010?!?

We've been hearing about this for a while now and while it can still go under the rumors section considering no announcement has been made about it. Despite it not being official just yet, it's been something that has been in the pipe forever anyways as the details of BIS 2.5 and 2.6 already gave way to what exactly RIM's plans are for upcoming BIS iterations. The rumors at this point are that...

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Wordpress Mobile Updated And Quickly Moving Out Of Beta

Wordpress Mobile Updated And Quickly Moving Out Of Beta

In the short time it has been out Wordpress for BlackBerry has seen some significant changes happen to the beta. Updates have remained and consistent and bug fixes have been put into effect almost instantly. Having updated the application to version 0.9.0.169 Wordpress claims they are almost out of beta now and the application sure is testament to that claim. New in 0.9.0.169: Based on all...

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Calling All BlackBerry Developers: Get Your Own Dedicated Company Forum at CrackBerry.com For Free!

At the 2009 BlackBerry Developer Conference it was made clear on more than one occasion that to build better BlackBerry apps and maximize your app's awareness (and downloads/sales) you need to embrace all delivery channels (App World, Mobihand, etc.) and especially engage BlackBerry enthusiast sites such as CrackBerry.com. During one DevCon session in particular, mention was made of a free...

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Entertaining with your BlackBerry Smartphone

Entertaining  with your BlackBerry Smartphone

Is there such thing as a bad excuse for a party? Birthday, Anniversary, a new BlackBerry Smartphone launched; these are all good reasons to throw a shindig. Though get togethers happen all year ‘round, it seems as though they are bigger and more elaborate around this particular time. Though they are an absolutely fantastic source of fun, family and friends, they can add stress to the slowly...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for November 13th, 2009!

BlackBerry App Roundup for November 13th, 2009!

Howdy folks! Hope everyone out there in CrackBerry Nation had a solid week. No fussin' about this week as I'm getting right down to business. Covered this week in the roundup are the following titles: In Case You Missed It: eBay Mobile for BlackBerry Coming Soon, ZBook OTA Phonebook Backup, Urbanspoon for BlackBerry, Craigslist App for BlackBerry Coming Soon New This Week: clap'nSeek,...

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Vlingo Updated For BlackBerry Storm2 And 5.0 OS Users!

Vlingo Updated For BlackBerry Storm2 And 5.0 OS Users!

This one is for all you vlingo lovin' BlackBerry Storm2 users out there. You'll be glad to know that vlingo has updated their great application to be compatible with your device. All Storm 5.0 OS users can grab the update from the vlingo site direct as we wait for it to be loaded into BlackBerry App World and if you are a premium vlingo user, you'll be glad to know it keeps all your settings...

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Elecite Releases Hot New Premium Theme - Stasis

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Elecite has got another piece of mind blowing theme available for everyone, even for Storm OS 5.0 users which is bug-free now that theme builder 5.0 has been launched. From the description on Stasis: It’s safe to say that few themes leave an impression the way Stasis does. The attention to detail is astonishing – every piece masterfully crafted...

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A Quick Look At BlackBerry Theme Builder 5.0 From The Experts!

A Quick Look At BlackBerry Theme Builder 5.0 From The Experts!

With the launch of the new BlackBerry Theme Builder 5.0 and all its new options implemented, it should come as no surprise that Research In Motion is putting a lot of attention on its release. We have been hearing for months now that Theme Builder (formerly known as Plazmic Content Developers Kit) was being brought "in house" in an effort to get it up to par where users thought it should be...

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NBA Game Time 2009-10 for BlackBerry Smartphones

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] The NBA season is in full swing, and what better to way to keep up than to follow along on your BlackBerry. With the NBA Game Time app from NBA Digital (built by those xtreme labs guys again - check out the Dev Con video above), you never have to miss a beat. The biggest feature is live scores, stats and standings for the entire league, but add in...

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Schlage LiNK Wins CES 2010 Design and Engineering Award

Schlage LiNK Wins CES 2010 Design and Engineering Award

The Schlage LiNK system is one of the coolest BlackBerry accessories around, and they have been honored with the CES 2010 Design and Engineering Award. The award recognizes achievements in product design and is judged by a panel of independent judges in a variety of categories. The system features a wireless lock and deadbolt, wireless cameras and lighting and temperature controls that can all...

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Verizon Offering Early Upgrades to Current Customers?

Verizon Offering Early Upgrades to Current Customers?

It looks like some of you original BlackBerry Storm owners that are looking to upgrade to a new Storm2 may be in luck. It seems that Verizon is sending out emails to some customers letting them know that they can upgrade early at no extra cost to a shiny new Storm2 to or a even a DROID (if you want to defect to the dark side). No major details on the promo or who exactly can upgrade, but good...

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Updated: ShortcutMe for BlackBerry Smartphones; Contest: Win a Free Copy

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Someone’s in a giving mood! Sam from Fonware contacted me to let me know that their ShortcutMe application has been updated. To recap, ShortcutMe is an application that allows you to create multiple shortcuts on each convenience key. So click once for one app, click twice for another, click three times…you get the idea. If you want more info you...

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vPost Personal Beta Now Available For Download

vPost Personal Beta Now Available For Download

Vayyoo has been hard at work with getting the latest version of vPost ready for launch. While still in beta right now, the folks from Vayyoo have decided to take it to public beta and make it available for everyone. Lots of new features are to be found in the latest release including a lot more social media integration and support for OS 5.0 devices. Check out the full list of changes below:...

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[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] ShakeItUp is a brand new application just released by mblware, makers of such apps as BlackBook, mblVault, and mblStats. After install simply shake your Storm or Storm 2 to bring up the ShakeItUp main menu. From here you can choose to create a SMS, email or play a random song from your sd card. While the song is playing you can go ahead and use...

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Leaked: OS 5.0.0.348 for the BlackBerry Curve 8900

Leaked: OS 5.0.0.348 for the BlackBerry Curve 8900

It looks like Ronen has stuck again. Earlier we posted 5.0.0.348 for the Bold 9000, and now 5.0.0.348 for the Curve 8900 has popped up as well. Standards rules apply, so use caution when installing this leaked OS. Drop a comment and let us know your findings. *OS Disclaimer - Please Read: Keep in mind this is NOT an official release and as such is not supported by RIM or your Carrier. If you...

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[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] These days security is a top concern for everyone out there. VeriSign has stepped into the BlackBerry world to further assist with the needs of users in helping protect their personal information. VeriSign Identity Protection is a security based application which extends the layer of protection beyond your simple username and password by creating a...

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