Setting Up Wifi On Your BlackBerry Smartphone

As most newer devices have Wifi, more and more questions are popping up on just how to get up and running with Wifi. Its fairly simple, but for new BlackBerry users, some of it may be a bit confusing. Wifi is arguably one of the best features on new devices, so for a quick look at some on the available Wifi settings, check out the video above. We'll take a look at how to add a new connection...

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CrackBerry Podcast: We Talk to RIM at MWC and Get Answers on WebKit Browser, Super Apps and BES Express!

Download Podcast .MP3 Directly | Podcast Feed | Subscribe in iTunes Following up on RIM's announcement of BES Express, demo of their WebKit browser and discussion on Super Apps yesterday in Barcelona at Mobile World Congress 2010, I had a chance to get some clarification and answers direct from RIM today. I haven't had a whole bunch of time to catch up on my RSS feeds and forum post...

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BlackBerry Accessory Roundup: Enter to Win a Case-Mate Fuel Case for the Bold 9700

This Week's Featured Item: Case-Mate Fuel Case for the Bold 9700 Its no secret that BlackBerry users sometimes struggle to get through a day one just one charge. Extra or extended batteries can only go so far, and having to plug-in every time you find an outlet isn't ideal. Enter the Case-Mate Fuel Case. This amazing case not only holds your Bold 9700 and keeps it secure, it also adds "fuel...

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Official OS 5.0.0.484 for the BlackBerry Tour 9630 Now Available for Download from Sprint

  Just last week Sprint released OS 5.0.0.484 for Tour users through Desktop Manager, and today it has finally made its way online for download. The latest 5.0 OS for the Tour 9630 can now be downloaded from the BlackBerry Software Downloads page for those of you who didn't already grab it elsewhere. The install will work if you have a Tour on another carrier as well, just be sure to delete...

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Verizon Wireless and Skype Team Up - Mobile Version for BlackBerry Coming in March

Yesterday Kevin posted a video from the Skype booth and couldn't get a definite answer as to when exactly a Skype client for BlackBerry was coming. Well just one day later, Verizon has announced that it has partnered with Skype and will be bringing a client to a number of its smartphones in March. It appears that the app will work on Big Red's 3G smartphones with data plans, and will include...

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Mike Lazaridis Keynote Presentation at Mobile World Congress

Day 2 of Mobile World Congress has been a busy one for RIM, with BlackBerry Developer Day taking place at the App Planet venue (looked like a great turnout when I was there!) and RIM's Co-Founder and Co-CEO Mike Lazaridis taking center stage in this morning's keynote session. I grabbed Mike L's keynote on video so you can kick back and watch all of today's announcement like you were there...

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skySYNC- Launches In Beta Form, Looking To Serve Up Your Music

skySYNC- Launches In Beta Form, Looking To Serve Up Your Music

In what was previously a closed beta but now open one, skySYNC is a new service that has laid claim to being able to stream your iTunes library to your BlackBerry. Making use of a downloadable BlackBerry app and combined with a PC/Mac/Linux version of their desktop application skySYNC offers all your music in one place, always synced and always available through your device. Sounds...

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Contest: Iconify v1.0.3  Out Of Beta And Now Available - Win One Of  25 Copies

A little while back we had the pleasure of announcing the beta of Iconify from Emacberry. After all the great feedback from you all, the CrackBerry community Matthias has updated Iconify with many features that were requested and plenty of bugs have certainly been worked out. You can get a look at the full list of fixes via the emacberry website but here is a rundown: What's Fixed: Scroll...

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Metallic- A Wallpaper Friendly Theme From Hedone Design

Metallic- A Wallpaper Friendly Theme From Hedone Design

Here is a great theme for all you folks who like to have an unobstructed view of your wallpaper. Hedone Design has released Metallic a few days now and after checking it out it has quickly become one of my favorites. The special features built into this theme are what really make it great. For example, the drop down, dimming dock on the main screen is controllable so you can raise the icons up...

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Contest Winners: Slacker Radio, Twinkler Software/Toysoft Bundle, MailRuleManager, BerrySki, WorldMate and More!

Last week was a huge week for contests. I didn't even realize there were so many, but the more the merrier. We had some huge giveaways from Schlage and Worldmate, as well as some free Slacker Radio and Gym Technik subscriptions. We threw in some great apps to round out the fun, and walk away with a ton of happy winners. Hit the jump for the full list of winners. *Also need to give a special...

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BlackBerry WebKit Browser Video Demo First Look!

BlackBerry WebKit Browser Video Demo First Look!

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] The announced but not yet released WebKit-based BlackBerry web browser was shown off via video demo twice today at Mobile World Congress. Mike Lazaridis, RIM's Co-Founder and Co-CEO, gave it a minute of glory during the morning's general session, while an hour later it was Mike Kirkup, RIM's Director of Developer Relations, who gave a quick walk...

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Press Release: RIM Introduces BlackBerry Server Express

Press Release: RIM Introduces BlackBerry Server Express

Press Release RIM Introduces BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express Free New BlackBerry Software for Microsoft Exchange and Microsoft Windows Small Business Server Allows Companies to Empower All Employees with Wireless Access to Their Corporate Email Without Compromising Security or Manageability WATERLOO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 16, 2010) - Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ:RIMM)(TSX:...

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Contest: Enter To Win One Of 50 Free Copies Of FindMeHere

Contest: Enter To Win One Of 50 Free Copies Of FindMeHere

FindMeHere is a simple app with a direct purpose. It finds your location using your GPS and Google maps and allows you to copy and paste that location to where ever you may need it. Be it email, SMS, BlackBerry messenger or where ever else you can think of on your BlackBerry. Great for those times when you need to let people know where you are.  Maybe you are meeting friends at a bar and...

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Leaked OS 5.0.0.451 for the BlackBerry Storm2 9550

Leaked OS 5.0.0.451 for the BlackBerry Storm2 9550

Ask and ye shall receive. Earlier today we landed a link for OS 5.0.0.497 for the Storm2 9520, and BBLeaks has again made many Storm2 owners happy, dropping OS 5.0.0.451 for the Storm2 9550. Hit the link below for download, and be sure to leave a comment with your findings. As always, use caution when installing a leaked OS on your device. *OS Disclaimer - Please Read: Keep in mind this is...

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More "BESX" And BlackBerry Shield Details Emerge

More "BESX" And BlackBerry Shield Details Emerge

*UPDATE- Press release has hit. Some of the details were on par, others were not* As Mobile World Congress is well under way already, many are waiting on Research In Motions big announcement tomorrow. As has been mentioned before we're looking at what could be a BlackBerry users hopes and dreams fulfilled as it's been rumored we're finally getting some better offerings for BIS users in the...

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BlackBerry Theme Roundup for February 15th  2010 - 25 Copies of SkyblueBB to be Won!

Contest: 25  Copies of SkyblueBB to be won. Leave a comment! Well its time again for our weekly Theme Roundup, bringing you some of the best themes of the week. Developers are still being very generous and we have another contest this week for a very beautiful, very functional theme called SkyblueBB. Hit the jump to read on, and don't forget to send your theme suggestions to themeroundup@...

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MWC10: 7digital Music Store for BlackBerry Updated to Version 1.2

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] On the first day of Mobile World Congress 2010, 7digital dropped an update to their popular 7digital Music Store for BlackBerry app. I caught up with James Shannon from DevelopIQ, makers of the app, to give us the run down of what's new and improved. You can catch the video above. If video isn't your cup of tea, then here's the Coles Notes on...

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Quick Look: Video Walkthrough of VZ Navigator 5.0 for BlackBerry

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] VZ Navigator was recently updated to version 5.0, bringing along some cool new features. You have the ability to not only navigate via the GPS, but also search locally for movies, gas and weather, update Facebook status and more. VZ Navigator is a great alternative to other GPS apps for Verizon users that need quick navigation on the go. The update...

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Valentine's Day Contest Winner - Schlage LiNK Starter Kit and 3-Months Free Service

We celebrated Valentine's Day in style with a load of great contests. Our biggest was for the chance to win a complete Schlage LiNK Starter Kit along with 3-months of service. The folks at Schlage were kind enough to help us out again by offering up a great product for one lucky CrackBerry reader. After looking through all of the 250+ comments, they got back to us with the grand-prize winner...

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