Official BlackBerry Curve 8900 OS 5.0.0.411 Released By Multiple Carriers

Was only a matter of time before we seen the release of OS 5.0.0.411 for the BlackBerry Curve 8900. Seeing how the Bold 9000 version was released just the other day, we can expect to see some others roll out as well. If you are already running the 5.0.0.411 leak, no need to upgrade from that since this is indeed the exact same release. Enjoy folks and keep your eyes open for more 5.0 releases...

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Using Profiles on Your BlackBerry Smartphone

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Way back when (nearly two years ago) we posted a BlackBerry 101 article on creating and editing sound profiles on your BlackBerry. Well as the OS has progressed, so have the profile options and we figured it was time to take another look at just how to get your profiles setup. Seasoned BlackBerry vets will most likely already know all about using...

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Clickfree SD Card Lets You Backup Your PC/Mac Through Your BlackBerry Smartphone

  According to Venture Beat, this coming April Clickfree will release a micro-SD card that will allow for PC and Mac backups through your BlackBerry Smartphone. The 16GB Clickfree Traveler for BlackBerry will carry automatic backup software, allowing you to easily backup your computer data on the go. Simply plug your device into your PC or Mac via USB, and the data will be backed up without...

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Get Call Blocker Professional for Just $1.49 This Week Only!

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] A few weeks back we checked out Call Blocker Professional from Epic Applications. The response was overwhelming, and the app is topping the charts in both the CrackBerry App Store and BlackBerry App World. Call Blocker allows you to easily block numbers and better manage your incoming calls. You can block area codes, specific numbers, whitelist...

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Griddler Game from Tafasa - 50 Copies to Give Away

I got word from Tafasa that they have released another cool game for BlackBerry called Griddler. Griddlers (aka Nonograms) are logic puzzles that are very similar to Sudoku, where the goal is to fill in the boxes based on numbers along the sides. The game may seem daunting at first, but once you get the hang of it Griddler is definitely a good way to kill time and occupy your mind....

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We've heard before that Chevy was working alongside OnStar to come up with a mobile application that would interact with the much talked about electric Chevy Volt. The official announcement actually arrived back in December. Engadget got an up close and personal look at the interaction the application has with the Volt in their hands on video posted above. Working between your device (...

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Introducing the BlackBerry Presenter - New Bluetooth Accessory from RIM Delivers Presentations Wirelessly

NICE. CES 2010 hasn't even kicked off yet and already RIM is throwing a little suprise at us with the announcement of their latest accessory for BlackBerry Smartphones, the BlackBerry Presenter! The BlackBerry Presenter connects to your BlackBerry Smartphone wirelessly via Bluetooth and from there the BlackBerry Presenter can be connected to a monitor or projector via VGA or S-Video...

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New BlackBerry Pearl 9100 Video - Launch Imminent?!

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] What a nice present to wake up to - a new video of the hopefully soon to be announced BlackBerry Pearl 9100. It's 4:45am as I'm typing this... I just woke up from a short winter's nap and am about to head to the airport to catch my flight to Vegas for CES 2010. The event officially kicks off tomorrow and in last night's Leaving for CES 2010 post I...

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CrackBerry Goes to Las Vegas This Week for CES 2010

CrackBerry Goes to Las Vegas This Week for CES 2010

The Consumer Electronics Show is pretty much the biggest gadget show of the year and it goes down this week in Las Vegas. Per usual when it comes to live conferences that involve BlackBerry Smartphones, CrackBerry will be bringing back tons of coverage. Adam and Bla1ze are staying home for this one, so they'll be on top of the press releases as soon as they hit the wire, while I'll be roaming...

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Smartphone Round Robin Podcast Part Deux - Let's Get It On!

You may have heard that we're taking a short break from the 3rd annual Smartphone Round Robin for CES this year (and for our own sanity, truth be told.) Lucky for you, we have just the thing to tide you over this week: two podcasts with your favorite editors from the Smartphone Experts Network. First up, this past weekend, as with pretty much every weekend during the Round Robin, The Cell Phone...

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OS 5.0 Update: Official Statement from Research in Motion Regarding Availability of OS 5.0

With 2009 a memory and 2010 now upon us, I have been seeing a ton of forum posts, tweets and emails from BlackBerry owners wondering when handheld device software version 5.0 will become officially available for their device. While the newest BlackBerry Smartphones to hit the market are shipping with 5.0 (think Storm2, Bold 9700, Curve 8530) and a couple already-on-the-market devices have...

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Pandora App for BlackBerry A to Z

Pandora App for BlackBerry A to Z

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Pandora for BlackBerry was picked as the top streaming media app for BlackBerry in our Best of 2009 Awards, so we figured it would be worth giving it a quick A to Z for those of you who haven't tried it out. Pandora is totally free, and lets you stream custom radio stations to your device. You can create stations right from the app, and tweak...

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SmartWiFi Automatically Turns Off WiFi to Save Battery Life

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] If you are a power user that constantly feels the drain WiFi can put on your battery, SmartWiFi from S4BB may be just what you need. The app combines cell tower and Wifi data and automatically turns off WiFi when you aren't in a "hotspot area". The app remembers your locations (home, office, etc) and shuts down WiFi when you aren't in a service area...

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Boost Mobile to Offer BlackBerry 8330 on January 13th?

Boost Mobile to Offer BlackBerry 8330 on January 13th?

Word on the street is that Boost Mobile will offer up prepaid BlackBerry service on January 13th with the Curve 8330. BGR dropped some screens showing the Curve 8330 listed in the Boost system, and from the looks of it, the 8330 will be available for $249 and carry unlimited talk, text and web for $70 a month. I'm a big fan of T-Mobile's FlexPay, so I can only assume that some users who want...

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Contest Winners: Role Call Tasks, Cellunlock & Maritime Master

Contest Winners: Role Call Tasks, Cellunlock & Maritime Master

  I hope everyone had some good times over the holidays! Sadly its now back to the grind for most of us. We're changing things up a bit in 2010, but you can still count on as many contests as we can find. We'll be moving some into our weekly theme roundup, but you can be sure there will be plenty of others spread out along the way. Hit the jump for the full winners list - congrats to everyone...

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Review: Food Network Canada Mobile App for BlackBerry

Review: Food Network Canada Mobile App for BlackBerry

The best part of big family dinners is, of course, the food. Admit it or not, we like to see what everyone is bringing, and what to avoid like the plague. I can’t say much for myself; I’m hovering around below average for my cooking skills (my wife can attest to that). Despite the lack of knowledge in the kitchen, I do fully support her adventurous palate. When you are trying to focus on...

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Headed To CES 2010? Be Sure To Grab CES Mobile For BlackBerry

Headed To CES 2010? Be Sure To Grab CES Mobile For BlackBerry

In just a few short days the International CES is kicking off in Las Vegas, Nevada. The International CES (Consumer Electronics Show) is the world's largest consumer technology tradeshow and no event like this would be complete unless there was a BlackBerry application to go along with it. The CES Mobile app has been put together for BlackBerry smartphones by the good folks over at Boopsie....

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Plasma – Elecites Premium Animated Background Theme

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Elecite released a cool new theme a few days ago now. Plasma is the first animated background theme from Elecite. The pulsating wallpaper in the background is rather eye catching and can be turned on or off directly from the homescreen depending on your mood. An integrated weather slot and 11-12 icons take up the homescreen which allows for easy...

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Official BlackBerry Bold 9000 OS 5.0.0.411 Released By Bell Mobility

Official BlackBerry Bold 9000 OS 5.0.0.411 Released By Bell Mobility

Here we go folks. Something many of you all have been waiting for. Finally, an official 5.0 release for the BlackBerry Bold 9000. As it was posted in the CrackBerry forums, Bell Mobility has made OS 5.0.0.411 available for everyone to download. If you've been running the previously leaked version there is no reason to update but if you haven't grabbed a leaked version yet you'll want to get...

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