BBSAK updated to version 1.9 - Now available in 8 languages

BBSAK updated to version 1.9 - Now available in 8 languages

If you haven't used BBSAK, it's desktop software used to perform a wide variety of tasks for your BlackBerry, replacing the BlackBerry Desktop Manager. With BBSAK you can wipe your device, backup/restore your applications, load new or old OSs (without uninstalling OS from your computer), and install and remove CODs. The application is one of the most handy if you install OSs frequently, and is...

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Oh man, I love the new attitude we're seeing from RIM with the upcoming launch of the BlackBerry PlayBook. Check out the video above and you'll see what I mean. RIM posted a new video on the BlackBerry youtube channel that puts the pre-release PlayBook head to head against the Apple iPad in a comparison and test of web browser performance and fidelity. The PlayBook fairs pretty well in this...

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Contest Winners - Win7Ultimate and the BlackBerry Charging Pod!

Contest Winners - Win7Ultimate and the BlackBerry Charging Pod!

Here are the winners from last week's round of contests. If you won you will be receiving an email either directly from us or the retailer/developer directly in the next few days. If for some reason you don't receive an email within 7-14 days (be sure to check your spam/junk folder just in case, and verify your registered address associated with your CrackBerry account) you can email us at...

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F1 Championship celebration sale! Get FileScout for just $2.56

F1 Championship celebration sale! Get FileScout for just $2.56

To celebrate the F1 championship Matthias let us know that he is running a sale on his best-selling (and CrackBerry favorite) app FileScout. Matthias knows I'm a big Formula 1 fan so thought it would be a good gesture...and I agree!!! FileScout is essentially a file browser for your BlackBerry, letting you browse files, copy, move, rename, delete and even zip any files on your device. Truly an...

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BlackBerry theme roundup for November 15, 2010 - Win 1 of 25 free copies of Galaxy Ring!

Contest: Enter to win one of 25 free copies of Galaxy Ring!  It's a new week, and we are back again with a new BlackBerry Theme Roundup for your enjoyment. I changed up the format a little this week so I hope you all like it. Keep sending in your creations and suggestions to themeroundup[at]crackberry[dot]com. Please keep in mind that the roundup is simply a sampling of themes found in the...

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Official OS 5.0.0.1000 for the BlackBerry Curve 8530 from Virgin Mobile Canada

BlackBerry Curve 8530 users get a treat today with this latest OS. Coming from Virgin Mobile Canada OS 5.0.0.1000 (what a nice round number) is ready for download. If you're running an 8530 you may want to give this one a go. Be sure to drop a comment letting us know how its working for you as well. As always, use caution when installing a new OS. Download OS 5.0.0.1000 for the BlackBerry...

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Leaked: OS 6.0.0.359 for the BlackBerry Bold 9780

Leaked: OS 6.0.0.359 for the BlackBerry Bold 9780

Just in case you're not happy with the latest official OS for the BlackBerry Bold 9780, you can now take the leaked OS 6.0.0.359 for a test drive as it's now available for download. As always, with leaked OS' we're not sure what's new, broke, fixed or changed so use caution and be sure to back your data up. Let us know in the comments or in the forums what you dig up. *OS Disclaimer - Please...

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Ten ways to make a phone call using your BlackBerry Smartphone

Ten ways to make a phone call using your BlackBerry Smartphone

Did you think there was only one way to make a phone call from your BlackBerry Smartphone? Many people do, but we're here to tell you 10 ways you can make calls from your device. We'll start with the standard most common way, then work our way up to some others you made not know about. Read on to see them all. Press the Send Key It looks like a green telephone handset. This one.    ...

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Research In Motion BlackBerry 6 Developer webcast to be held tomorrow

Research In Motion BlackBerry 6 Developer webcast to be held tomorrow

If you're a BlackBerry developer concentrating your efforts on the BlackBerry Bold 9650 or the BlackBerry Curve 9300 you'll want to tune in to the developer webcast being held by Research In Motion tomorrow. As part of the ongoing series, Research In Motion will be highlighting those devices tomorrow as Verizon plans to make BlackBerry 6 available soon and developers need to be prepared....

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Contest: SmartJump your way to your newest notification with beSmart - 75 copies to be won!

beSmart by Twinkler Software is a neat application that allows you to jump between apps quickly and easily. This application automatically detects notifications from your core apps, as well as any 3rd party apps that use notifications. Want to get to your newest notification with one click? Just set one of your convenience keys to beSmart and click it to take you to your most recent...

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Official OS 6.0.0.294 for the BlackBerry Bold 9780 from Vodafone UK

Official OS 6.0.0.294 for the BlackBerry Bold 9780 from Vodafone UK

If you've picked up a BlackBerry Bold 9780 already then this one's for you. Vodafone UK has officially released OS 6.0.0.294 for the newest BlackBerry device. If you download and install be sure to leave a comment letting us know whats new or improved in this version. Even though this is an official OS, be sure to be careful when you install. If you need some guidance check out our tutorials...

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Bring the look and feel of Sense UI to your BlackBerry with HTC Desire HD theme

HTC Desire HD theme is a great way to spice up the look of your BlackBerry. It brings the Android Sense UI look and feel to your device, with replica icons, wallpapers, menus, and battery meter. It also features that familar HTC Sense clock widget, which looks great on any device. Besides the standard Sense UI look, you get your choice of a Metal, Wood, or Slate skin (pictured above) when...

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Best of Smartphone Experts, 14 Nov 2010

Netflix finally coming to Android, on select devices Motorola Droid Pro first impressions Sneak peak at the HTC Mecha/HD Incredible BlackBerry Style Review BlackBerry Bold 9780 First Impressions Red & White BlackBerry Torch Now Available from AT&T!! Swype for Nokia N8 Nokia N8 talk on the Mobile Sense...

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Leaked OS: 5.0.0.973 for the BlackBerry Storm 9530

Leaked OS: 5.0.0.973 for the BlackBerry Storm 9530

The last leak that came out for the BlackBerry Storm 9530 was OS 5.0.0.871. Now we have OS 5.0.0.973 available for download. That's a rather large jump in OS versions so hopefully, it's bringing a lot of nice changes for 9530 owners. Remember, back up your data folks and let us know in the forums how it works for you all. *OS Disclaimer - Please Read: Keep in mind this is NOT an official...

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CrackBerry reminder: What you may have missed this week

CrackBerry reminder: What you may have missed this week

What You May Have Missed BlackBerry Bold 9780 now available from Bell >> Sun Life Financial to use BlackBerry Playbook for group retirement sign-ups >>  The story of why an Android user returned his Droid X and went back to BlackBerry >>  At least one version of the Playbook should be available for under $500 >>  Sprint BlackBerry Style 9670 review >> ...

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Downloads of Kik Messenger for BlackBerry temporarily suspended; Poll: Do you use Kik??

  Do you/have you used Kik Messenger?customer surveys If you're not familiar with Kik, the concept is pretty simple. You can think of it as a cross-platform BlackBerry Messenger style of app. It's still pretty basic in terms of functionality, but it does provide the R (read) and D (delivered) message stamps that makes BBM what it is, is pretty quick to use, and of course uses data...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for November 12th, 2010! Win 1 of 10 copies of  Datepedia 2.0!

Howdy and welcome to the weekly app roundup! Yee-haw! This week the Style train keeps on rollin on. We’ve caught the official Style commercial and an amazing review by our own Kerri Neill! Will YOU commit to the flip? Kevin also shared his video unboxing and first impressions of the BlackBerry Bold 9780. There’s definitely a lot to look at this week. Today, we announce the winners of the...

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White BlackBerry Bold 9780 and BlackBerry Torch coming to Rogers

White BlackBerry Bold 9780 and BlackBerry Torch coming to Rogers

It really hasn't been a secret that the white BlackBerry Torch and BlackBerry Bold 9780 were set to come to Rogers at some point. With the holiday season upon us it only makes sense that Rogers would offer up the devices. Possibly even as part of a holiday promotion despite having just raised the pricing on the BlackBerry Torch. But, just in case you needed some visual confirmation of their...

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Review: GesturePad for BlackBerry

Review: GesturePad for BlackBerry

I love my Torch. I really do. Years ago, when the first BlackBerry Storm came out, I swore up and down that I would never, ever, own a touch screen BlackBerry. It was go keyboard or go home. I never thought it would be as efficient. I can admit I was wrong, well, partially wrong, as I now have the best of both worlds. Being able to swoosh between screens or pinch to zoom is simply fantastic....

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