Press Release: RIM Announces BlackBerry Academic Program

Press Release: RIM Announces BlackBerry Academic Program

RIM announced today that they will be providing colleges and universitites with content that will allow them to offer courses to students to develop on the BlackBerry platform. The ciriculum is available for mobile application development, administration of BlackBerry Enterprise Server and support for BlackBerry smartphones. The program includes: Mobile Application Development Courses -...

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DevCon 2009: General Session Live Blog!

BlackBerry Developer Conference 2009: General Session Live Blog! Live Blog Now Over... You can watch the Replay Above! The BlackBerry Developer Conference kicks off this morning at 9am PST with the General Session. We're live blogging the keynote - you can watch all the action above. * Note - Comments made are not automatically published. Before and after the keynote we'll try and publish...

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Calling All Developers: Win $15,000 and a Pass to Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

The good folks at Motally Mobile Analytics dropped me an email to let us know that they are having a huge contest dubbed Trackappalooza (app, get it?) and the grand prize is a pass to the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. To enter is simple - you just need to incorporate the Motally API into your app and submit it by December 15th. Motally helps developers better understand ROI and users...

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Contest: Reflect7 Theme - 50 Free Copies

Like many Storm owners, much of my time is spent cruising the theme forums looking for something new and original. AG Designs and Graphics has come up with a theme they call Reflect7, which offers users great functionality, clean overall presentation and quite a few hidden features. Reflect7 has 2 rows of icons, three in each row, which are all user defined, as well as a weather slot. From the...

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ZBook Over-The-Air Phonebook Backup for BlackBerry Smartphones

ZBook Over-The-Air Phonebook Backup for BlackBerry Smartphones

If Outlook synching isn't your thing, then a new app called ZBook is a great way to backup your phonebook effectively, easily and automatically. Your phonebook will sync to the ZBook servers manually or daily at a preset time of your choosing. ZBook also supports the importing of contacts from Outlook, MSN, Hotmail, Gmail, Plaxo, and Yahoo to your online account. Features include: The...

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Best of Smartphone Experts, 8 Nov 2009

Motorola DROID Hardware Review & Camera Test DROID Eris Hands-On & Photo Gallery Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 Announced BlackBerry Bold 9700 Reviews Introducing the On-Device CrackBerry Theme Store Nokia N900 Meetup Nokia N97 Contest Winner...

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CrackBerry Reminder: What You May Have Missed This Week

CrackBerry Reminder: What You May Have Missed This Week

Wow! What a week we had. Between the load of contests, Bold 9700 reviews popping up like crazy and Curve 8530 announcements mixed with some OS leaks, it was almost too much to handle! So in case you missed anything, here is a quick run through of everything you need to checkout before the week is over. We'll have loads of stuff coming next week since we're off to the BlackBerry Developer...

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iluvmybb contest - All in the Family Shout Outs!

Entry #11 -Rescue my BlackBerry [ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] The family that BlackBerrys together, stay together! In a handful of the videos submitted in the I Love My BlackBerry video contest, mom and dad put their kids to work to create some super entertaining videos or else brothers and sisters teamed up to get the job done. In this round of shout outs, we have Matt DeWitt's...

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BlackBook and mblVault Privacy Bundle - Two Hundred Copies to Give Away!

BlackBook and mblVault Privacy Bundle - Two Hundred Copies to Give Away!

mblWare brings us two great apps dubbed the "privacy bundle". The first is BlackBook which allows you to keep a hidden customizable phone book seperate from the default phone book on your BlackBerry. It is accessed by typing a secret key code combination which you can set from within the applications options. Key features include filtering for incoming/outgoing calls, emails, sms, and PIN...

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[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] As part of his marketing class at Concordia University, Jalal Hasbini drummed up two BlackBerry Pearls from RIM to give away in a youtube video contest. All you need to is reply to Jalal's video above with your own, showing why you realllllly need that new BlackBerry Pearl. The contest is aimed at Canadian Student, age 18 - 24. You can watch the...

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TELUS Set To Bring The BlackBerry Storm2 To Their Network For Canadians!

Well, we knew it was coming at some point to Canada. And while the exact date is still unknown, Blacks photography, a retailer for TELUS in Canada has let the cat out of the bag regarding the BlackBerry Storm2 on TELUS. Posted on their website for all to see (and still yet to be removed) sits the BlackBerry Storm2 9550. At this time information is slim and TELUS has yet to actually announce it...

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iluvmybb contest - Music Focused Video Shout Outs!

Entry #36 - Chairman Plow's I LOVE MY CRACKBERRY [ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] With the Grand Prize Winner announced in the I Love My BlackBerry video contest, it's time to follow-up with some honorable mentions. In this shout outs post, we've got three stellar music-focused videos that were submitted. Above you can hear Chairman Plow's awesome I Love My CrackBerry track (this...

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Gym Technik NextGen App for BlackBerry Is Here!

Gym Technik NextGen App for BlackBerry Is Here!

It's Saturday morning as I type this and I'm about to head to the gym so it's a fitting time to blog this up... Long-time readers of CrackBery.com are familiar with Gym Technik's fitness tracking service - we've written about them plenty of times before and have been longing for them to take their web app offering to the next level with an actual BlackBerry app. Great News! Gym Technik has...

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Do You Wish the New BlackBerry Bold 9700 Was Bigger? Like Say the Same Size as the Original Bold??

  Do You Want Your New BlackBerry Bold to be Big or Small?(poll) Since getting my new BlackBerry Bold 9700 earlier this week I have been living on cloud nine. It's uber fast. The optical trackpad is silky smooth. The 3.2 megapixel camera is noticeably better than the original Bold's and the additional flash memory boosts operating performance considerably. And I've been blown away by the...

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CrackBerry Coverage Goes to San Francisco Next Week for the Second Annual BlackBerry Developer Conference!

SAN FRANCISCO HERE WE COME!!! Monday kicks off the 2nd Annual BlackBerry Developer Conference and CrackBerry.com will be there in full force. Adam, Bla1ze and myself will be blogging the news, live-blogging the general session, recording podcasts, conducting interviews and doing up some videos if and when applicable. Keep it locked to CrackBerry.com for all sorts of DevCon goodness. This...

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And the Winner in the I Love My BlackBerry Video Contest Is....

And the Winner in the I Love My BlackBerry Video Contest Is....

Entry #17: The Scent of a BlackBerry! [ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Yup, that's right... the Grand Prize Winner in our I Love My BlackBerry Video Contest is Matt Galo's amazing video production, The Scent of a BlackBerry. If you haven't seen it yet, watch it above and be blown away! For his creativity, efforts, and wicked video, Matt will be taking home a new Macbook (in...

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Remote DVR Access Now Available on BlackBerry Smartphones for Optimum Online and iO Customers

  A few months back Verizon Fios released an application that allows users to control their DVR from a mobile device. The app lets you search, view TV listings, record programs and more. While it was a step in the right direction, I was still frustrated that my cable company, Cablevision, had yet to release their own. Well a few months down the road, Cablevision finally got it together and...

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Where and Traffic.com Bumper to Bumper Best Bumper Sticker Slogan Contest Winner Announced!

Drum roll please...... and the winning bumper sticker slogan in the Where and Traffic.com Bumper to Bumper Contest is.... I would honk, but I'm on my BlackBerry! Nice. I guess it's fitting that CrackBerry.com readers would vote the slogan with a BlackBerry theme the highest. You can see the finalist voting results below. This bumper sticker was submitted by chadmd23, who has won himself a...

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CrackBerry Contest: Win an Unlocked T-Mobile BlackBerry Bold 9700 From BlackBerry Emporium And CrackBerry!

With the BlackBerry Bold 9700 getting set to launch on a whole lot more carriers around the world, we've taken the time to team up with BlackBerry Emporium in order to being you a contest you are sure to love. Up for grabs is a brand new, unlocked T-Mobile branded BlackBerry 9700 Smartphone as soon as the device becomes readily available. The contest is simple. Leave a comment here on this...

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RoaderRunnerGPS - Analyze Your Walking or Running Workout with your BlackBerry Smartphone

  RoadRunnerGPS is a great app whether your an avid jogger, runner, or just walk your dog each day. It uses your BlackBerry's GPS to give you an in depth summary of your distance traveled, average speed, pace, calories burnt off, and the time it took you to do so. Its built in mapping shows a detailed description of where you are, where you have been, and how you got there. After each trek...

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