BlackBerry App World Version 1.1.0.11 Now Available For Download

BlackBerry App World Version 1.1.0.11 Now Available For Download

*UPDATE* Changelog information is now available, new locales have been added such as Italy, France, Spain, Germany, Ireland, Austria, Luxembourg, Belgium, Netherlands, Portugal and the Channel Islands and is now available to download in five languages (English, French, Italian, German, Spanish). We posted about some of the upcoming changes to BlackBerry App World just the other day, now you...

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Contest: 100 Free Copies of SimpleWeather

Contest: 100 Free Copies of SimpleWeather

I got a message from David last night that he has just updated his popular weather app SimpleWeather. The application is a great way to track your local weather right from your device. You can choose up to 3 zip codes, set the update interval and more. The icon will change on your homescreen to reflect the current conditions. SimpleWeather runs on any device with OS 4.3 or higher. The...

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AT&T Advertisement Shows BlackBerry OS on Nokia E71x

AT&T Advertisement Shows BlackBerry OS on Nokia E71x

Here's a fun Friday story thats good for a chuckle. CrackBerry member Jacob K. was in his local AT&T store last week and saw this ad on the wall for the Nokia E71x. Notice anything odd? If you look closely you can see the banner is clearly that of the BlackBerry OS. Reminds me of this ad that RadioShack ran last year featuring a BlackBerry Curve running Windows Mobile. Thanks to Jacob for...

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All Hedone Designs Premium Themes On Sale For Only $3!

All Hedone Designs Premium Themes On Sale For Only $3!

Hedone Designs is having a huge sale on all their themes from now up until August 10th. We've covered a lot of nice and uniquely designed themes from Hedone and his team in the past. So if you have been holding back on picking any of em up such as TPXpert or FutureX or maybe Bussfast is more your liking, be sure to check em out now. All great themes, all priced at only $3. View All...

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Contest: Win a BlackBerry Tour Coveroo! 10 to be Won...

Contest: Win a BlackBerry Tour Coveroo! 10 to be Won...

This Wednesday Sprint held their BlackBerry Tour launch party in NYC at the Thompson Hotel (I tried to make it in for the event but due to a 10 hour weather delay landed in NYC at 1:30am!!). Our friends from Coveroo made it to the party though and etched over 200 custom BlackBerry Tour battery covers there. Some celebs made it to the event and got Coverooed up - Brooke Shields got NYC on her...

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New: River Runner 3D for the BlackBerry Storm

New: River Runner 3D for the BlackBerry Storm

Looking for a new game to load up onto your BlackBerry Storm this weekend? Look no further than River Runner 3D. Following up on the success of Wrath and Freddy Falling (which now works on the Bold and Tour), this is the third game to come from Lone Dwarf games and is a good one. River Runner is a 3D game, inspired by Cube Runner iPhone game, that allows you to steer your boat through the...

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Deal of the Day: Save 50% on Remote Desktop for Mobiles

Deal of the Day: Save 50% on Remote Desktop for Mobiles

Back in April Bla1ze reviewed RDM+ (Remote Desktop for Mobiles) and came away thoroughly impressed. As you can probably guess from its name, Remote Desktop for Mobiles allows you to use your mobile device (in this case your BlackBerry of course!) to remotely access your computer or laptop. You can send and receive emails, surf web, edit documents in word processor, copy, cut, paste files or...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for July 31st, 2009!

BlackBerry App Roundup for July 31st, 2009!

Friday. Another week, another BlackBerry App Roundup for you all to enjoy (I hope). Let's get right down to business. Covered this week in the BlackBerry App Roundup are the following titles: In Case You Missed It: Food Network Mobile App for BlackBerry, TIME Magazine App for BlackBerry, Wicked Wordpress V1.0 Available, WHERE Available for the BlackBerry Tour, VQ CarFinder Remembers Where...

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Official Bold 9000 OS 4.6.0.291 released by T-Mobile UK

Official Bold 9000 OS 4.6.0.291 released by T-Mobile UK

After days of users getting the update through their BlackBerry desktop manager and even more days of users trying to obtain the files without being on T-Mobile UK, RIM has posted the 4.6.0.291 installation files for all too download. Be sure to grab it and check out the forums to see the findings of it and if you are not a T-Mobile UK customer be sure to check out the upgrade procedures....

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Contest: 100 Free Visto Themes From Corey Visto

Contest: 100 Free Visto Themes From Corey Visto

Our good friend Corey Visto of Visto Themes has been out of the theme game lately, but I got a quick note from him offering up 100 free themes. He has some great stuff available for almost all devices in a variety of styles. Corey's theme sell for $7.00, but we have 100 to give away free. You can choose from BB Droid 2.0, Docked, Grayonic, BB Seven and more. To enter, just leave a comment on...

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BTSidekick for BlackBerry

BTSidekick for BlackBerry

We have our family vacation coming up and we're pretty excited about it. I may even be able to bring my BlackBerry with me! Despite having my Bold practically velcroed to my hands, I'll have no problems setting it down and hitting the beach. My wife and I are the kind of people who make sure we plan for everything; food, supplies, games-you name it we plan it. The one thing we don't think of...

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Bplay $2.99 2-Day Theme Sale Now Through Friday

Bplay $2.99 2-Day Theme Sale Now Through Friday

Looks like Bplay is having an end of the month blowout! All of their themes (excluding NFL and college) are only $2.99 from now until midnight tomorrow. We've covered a bunch of their awesome premium themes in the past, and now you can pick them up at a great discount. Choose from Disney themes like Goofy and Little Mermaid, Movies like Scarface and Star Wars and the entire Art Series. Head...

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Jim Balsillie's Ownership Application Gets Rejected By NHL

Jim Balsillie's Ownership Application Gets Rejected By NHL

Jim Balsillie's application for ownership of the NHL's Phoenix Coyotes has been unanimously rejected. The NHL deputy commissioner stated in an email that Balsillie's application was rejected under bylaw 35 of the league's constitution. The section states the league may reject potential owners if they are not of "good character and integrity" and also for financial reasons. Balsillie had...

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Google Apps Connector For BlackBerry Enterprise Server Coming August 2009

BlackBery Rocks has spotted what originally had shown a release date of July on the Google Apps page, is now reflecting a change to August for launch of the Google apps connector for Enterprise servers. Other then the change of ETA for launch all other information has stayed the same for the up and coming application. For those unfamiliar with what exactly this application is going to offer...

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Premium HTC Diamond Bold Theme From EThemes

Premium HTC Diamond Bold Theme From EThemes

Continuing on the with the popular HTC theme series, EThemes has just released the HTC Diamond theme for the BlackBerry Bold. HTC Diamond has 5 fixed Icons (Browser, Contacts, Messages, Calendar and Media), Quicklaunch integration as well as a hidden today plus feature that allows you to view up to 4 calandar entrys on your screen when selected. As with previous HTC themes, the icons are...

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VLC Remote Control for BlackBerry Now Available

VLC Remote Control for BlackBerry Now Available

Ahh, finally! A BlackBerry application that helps me control my VLC media player. Not sure what VLC media player is? Then you'll want to check it out before you dive in here. In short, it's a one stop shop media player for every computer OS including Mac OS X, Windows and pretty much any Linux distro you can imagine. Now, after a painful wait for me personally, an app to control VLC from my...

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BlackBerry Swiss Army Knife (BBSAK) Beta

BlackBerry Swiss Army Knife (BBSAK) Beta

Every BlackBerry Abuser knows that JL_Cmdr can be your best friend, and your worst enemy. Having a bricked device or no other place to turn, JL_Cmdr comes to the rescue. Its outdated UI and design have been hanging on for quite a while, so it was only a matter of time before someone stepped it up a bit. Building upon the functionality of JL_Cmdr, BlackBerry Swiss Army Knife serves as a...

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BlackBerry 8530 Headed To Verizon and Unnamed 9700 Specs Revealed

BlackBerry 8530 Headed To Verizon and Unnamed 9700 Specs Revealed

* Update from Kevin - It's highly possible the onyx, aka. the 9020 has now been rebranded to the 9700. Based on the specs given, that fits. It won't be the first time the device model # has changed. Am sure we'll know soon in the weeks ahead. Am sure it won't be long before a shot of a 9700 About Us screen cap emerges. * With the official release of the BlackBerry 8520 right around the...

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Zeemote JS1 Bluetooth Controller for BlackBerry

Zeemote JS1 Bluetooth Controller for BlackBerry

Zeemote Inc. has announced their JS1 Bluetooth mobile gaming controller for BlackBerry smartphones. The wireless unit can control nearly all games and applications on compatible trackball devices. It features four action buttons and a thumbstick for navigation, and runs for an estimated 50+ hours on two AAA batteries. To use the remote, you simply download the Zeekey application to your device...

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Verizon Launches Developer Network Seeking RIM Compatible Application Designers

This is a rather strange move by Verizon but hey, it's not the strangest thing we have seen them do that's for sure. It appears as if Verizon is reaching out and starting their own application storefront and is offering big money (approx. $100,000+ total) to those who partake in the creation of these applications. RIM devices have been targetted here as being the key device people should be...

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