CrackBerry Reminder: What You May Have Missed This Week

CrackBerry Reminder: What You May Have Missed This Week

We hope you're all stuffed full of holiday food (still) and got loads of goodies from Santa. We had our fair share of holiday treats to give away as well, and some lucky winners will get some great post-Christmas prizes. If you missed some of our fun this week because you were out shopping or baking, have no fear. Jump on the links below to see everything that went down! What You May Have...

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buzzd Updated - Integrates Facebook, Twitter and More

buzzd Updated - Integrates Facebook, Twitter and More

buzzd is an application bringing you info on people, places, and events that are "buzzin" near you.  The application was recently updated across all platforms to include many new features.  Along with its core features buzzd has now added Facebook and Twitter integration, allowing you to post a buzz from your location/event that will seamlessly update your statuses.  You can also now add a...

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InstantLog for BlackBerry Smartphones Logs Calls, SMS Messages, and Emails - 25 Free Copies

Twinkler Software's new BlackBerry application InstantLog saves all your vital communications to your BlackBerry's calendar.  The user can define exactly what to log, with options like all incoming calls, outgoing calls, missed calls, emails, and SMS messages.  You can select which one of your calendars you would like your info logged to and even record your different types of info to multiple...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for December 25th, 2009!

BlackBerry App Roundup for December 25th, 2009!

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all! I hope everyone out there is doing just fine this Christmas morning. It's time to sit down, relax, maybe have some rum and eggnog and basically chill out for the rest of the day. Hopefully you make the roundup a part of your day as well. Covered in the roundup this week are the following titles: In Case You Missed It: New CrackBerry.com Website...

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CrackBerry ColorWare Holiday Contest Winners Announced!

CrackBerry ColorWare Holiday Contest Winners Announced!

Ho Ho Ho... CrackBerry Santa is in the House and with him he's brought some prizes for the lucky winners in our CrackBerry ColorWare Holiday Contest. For those of you who entered and didn't win, don't be too mad... at least we have the CrackBerry Holiday theme and CrackBerry.com launcher as some sweet gifts to keep you occupied until our next kick-but contest comes around (and that's never to...

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Bell Releases BlackBerry Curve 8530 At The Low Price Of $49.95

Bell Releases BlackBerry Curve 8530 At The Low Price Of $49.95

Right on schedule. As previous reports have come through for us. Bell Mobility has launched the BlackBerry Curve 8530 just in time for the boxing days sales that happen in Canada. You can pick up the BlackBerry Curve 8530 for $49.95 on a three year contract. Other pricing below. 2-year contract: $249.95 1-year contract: $349.95 No Contract: $399.95 You can head on over the Bell Mobility...

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Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays!

Free Download Of All You Need Is Love From The BlackBerry Commercials

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] We've all seen the various BlackBerry commercials with the song playing in the background. Today, Research In Motion has posted the "All You Need Is Love" download for your BlackBerry and PC as a free download for all. Go grab it folks and add it to your holiday music collection. If you're interested in the history behind the Beatles song, check out...

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BlackBerry Bold 9700 OS 5.0.0.423 Officially Released By Bell Mobility

I guess Bell Mobility was in the giving spirit this morning. Previously. we have seen many OS leaks for the BlackBerry Bold 9700 and now, we have an official build of 5.0.0.423 arrive with it never having seen a leak. Grab it folks, let us know in the comments if you find any fixes or bugs and let us all hope it maintains that awesome battery life. Download OS 5.0.0.423 From The Bell Mobility...

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Yup, Christmas is upon. The holidays are here. Things are even quiet on the smartphone news front (everybody is saving their stuff for CES which happens at the beginning of January in Las Vegas). But on the Smartphone Round Robin front things are as busy as ever. My Windows Mobile review will be up on the blogs before this weekend is through. This week it's our pal Rene Ritchie of...

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Get All mblware Apps for 30% Off Through Friday

Get All mblware Apps for 30% Off Through Friday

Chad let me know that all mblware applications are on sale for 30% off through Friday. All the apps are available for under $3 for the sale, so no excuses for letting this one slip by. The sale includes ContactOrder, BlackBook, mblVault, mblStats, faceRate and ShakeItUp. I have to say if you are big on privacy, the BlackBook/mblVault combo is hard to beat. To check out the apps, head over to...

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It's Christmas Eve! Be Sure To Track Santa On Your BlackBerry with Google Maps

Continuing the ongoing tradition started in 1955 Norad will be heading up the efforts to track Santa as he reaches out to the world bearing gifts and eating all our darn cookies. You can of course, stay up to date on the big guys location through the Norad site but once again Google has stepped up to the plate and offered their services to help Norad spread the word. Using Google maps and...

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Pandora For BlackBerry Updated To Version 1.1.3

Pandora For BlackBerry Updated To Version 1.1.3

Shout out to Twitter folks for letting us know about a new Pandora update the other night. Seems this one actually has a lot of fixes and new features in it. The Pandora folks gave us the run down in the forums. New Features Support for account upgrades to Pandora One via the mobile device Faster startup time, especially for listeners with lots of stations. One test with 100 stations...

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CrackBerry Awards 2009: VOTING NOW OPEN - Cast Your Votes for Your Favorite CBA Best of 2009 Nominees!

Cast Your Votes on the Polls Below! Polls Close @ Midnight! * Update: December 30th - LAST DAY TO VOTE! The polls close tonight at midnight. * Following up on our announcement of the nominees for the Best of 2009 CrackBerry Awards, or CBAs as we like to call them, the time has come for the CrackBerry Community to place their votes! Below you'll find outstanding nominees to vote on in a...

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Bell Launches Visual Voicemail For Their BlackBerry Offerings

Bell Launches Visual Voicemail For Their BlackBerry Offerings

While plenty of US customers are already enjoying their visual voicemail services, Canadian carriers have yet to enable it on their end (except TELUS). Bell Mobility has made the jump though. BlackBerry users can now sign up for a free 30 day trial of visual voicemail where after the 30 days is up you are expected to pay $8/mnth for the service. Now, take under consideration other carriers...

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December 22nd BlackBerry Outage Timeline and Overview of Events, According to BoxTone

Our friends at BoxTone hit us up with an email earlier today with some information of how things played out yesterday from both their and their customers' perspective. We've talked about BoxTone lots of times here before on CrackBerry - they focus on enterprise companies that have a LOT of BlackBerry Smartphones running and provide monitoring and managements services. An afternoon like...

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Wheres My Phone - Alert Your BlackBerry When Its Lost

In the ever growing application market, its hard to find just one application to perform a specific task. Wheres My Phone is an application similar to SmrtGuard in that it locates and helps to recover your lost BlackBerry Smartphone. By simply sending an email containing a command you can remotely trigger an alarm (even if your device is on silent), turn off the alarm, check your battery,...

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AT&T Bold 9700 Movie Lets You 'Stay One Step Ahead'

AT&T Bold 9700 Movie Lets You 'Stay One Step Ahead'

Never before in my life have I felt like more of a secret agent than I did today. Granted it was only for a minute or two, but it was pretty cool. While nothing more than a frack'n sweet commercial for AT&T and the Bold 9700, Stay One Step Ahead, lets you be a part of a movie (more like a commercial) featuring you, the Bold 9700 and of course "the network". In my opinion a very cool ad...

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AppClock - Realtime Analog Clock on the Homescreen

Whether you're a traveler, have family/friends in different areas of the world, or just would like to keep track of different time zones, you may want to check out AppClock. The application consists of 2 analog clocks that are placed on your BlackBerry's home screen. The icon display options include city name, month/year, day/month, and my personal favorite city+time. You can also customize...

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