Best of Smartphone Experts, 27 June 2010

Featured: Read TiPb's iPhone 4 Review! Complete Motorola Droid X coverage: initial hands-on, first-look video, spec comparison, benchmark tests. working on Froyo for the Evo 4G, but the HTC Hero and Samsung Moment won't. BlackBerry Shield features and screenshots leaked CrackBerry Idol contestant audition videos - check...

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Is Tynisha Keli jealous of a BlackBerry?

Is Tynisha Keli jealous of a BlackBerry?

There's no official video for this song, so just close your eyes and listen As BlackBerry users we're more than often told that we spend too much time on our devices. Granted, there are some out there that do take it to the extreme, but I think that the majority of us give it the attention that it deserves. We're not neglecting anyone, just making sure that everything that is important to us...

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CrackBerry reminder: What you may have missed this week

CrackBerry reminder: What you may have missed this week

CrackBerry Idol is in full swing, BlackBerry Shield is on the way and we had a great podcast this week. More rumors on the BlackBerry front, so hopefully things will pick up again soon and we'll have lots to do. Check out the contests if you haven't already, and hit all the links below to see what you missed. What You May Have Missed BlackBerry 9670 headed to US Cellular 'later this year...

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Gym Technik now connects to Facebook and Twitter!

Gym Technik now connects to Facebook and Twitter!

Summer has just started, and on cue the guys at Gym Technik have upgraded their BlackBerry fitness app with a pretty slick feature to help your BlackBerry make you look your best this summer. The app lets you track your workouts, cardio, and body stats right from your BlackBerry. And now they've connected the app with Facebook and Twitter, to help you share your progress as you reach your...

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T-Mobile branded BlackBerry Curve 9300 gets fondled on video

T-Mobile branded BlackBerry Curve 9300 gets fondled on video

Well, this is a nice surprise. Seems the folks over at TechnoBuffalo have gotten their hands on a prerelease, prototype BlackBerry Curve 9300 and have given it a little bit of a run through for us all to enjoy. Yes, it may be not that exciting of a device for some out there but for others, this may be just what they have been waiting for. The interesting thing here is that it is currently T-...

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Steelthorn Software launches new deal-tracking app "QuackBot"

Steelthorn Software launches new deal-tracking app "QuackBot"

Everyone loves to get a deal on their purchases. Be it buying something and get next one free or just something totally awesome at a cheap price. Steelthorn Softwares latest application helps with finding some of the best deals out there available to you. By collaborating some of the "deal of the day" sites all into one, visually appealing application you can pick up some great stuff for cheap...

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Traffic - Images of the new RIM built application appear online

Traffic - Images of the new RIM built application appear online

For some folks who are making use of the BlackBerry Beta Zone, you can now download a new Research In Motion designed application called Traffic if you are eligible. Pics of the application leaked out shortly after the announcement, as you can see above. Traffic is an app which helps you determine a few things while you are driving. One of them being when exactly you will reach your...

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Get to know the CrackBerry Idol competitors - watch their audition videos! (part 5)

We're back with our final preview (see parts 1, 2, 3 and 4) of the contestants competing in Round 1 of CrackBerry Idol. The CrackBerry Idol winner will become a regular contributor to the CrackBerry blogs, so among the audition vids you'll be witnessing a future CB blogger. Who that person is will be up to the community to decide, so be sure to watch all of the audition videos so when it...

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CrackBerry Guide to BlackBerry Golf Apps

CrackBerry Guide to BlackBerry Golf Apps

Turn your BlackBerry into a virtual caddy with these great apps for Golf! Summer is here and you’ve been itching to get out and golf. Grab your clubs and kiss the family goodbye, it’s time to hit the links. CrackBerry Kevin started golfing again this year after taking a decade off and is now a born again golf junkie (I have it in writing); CrackBerry James is so fanatical about golf he runs...

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Crack a cold one as ScoreMobile and Budweiser unleash the Bar Finder addon

Crack a cold one as ScoreMobile and Budweiser unleash the Bar Finder addon

Canadian sports nuts are going to love this. The King of Beers and Score Media have announced a fantastic add-on to the already amazing free mobile sports app- The Score Mobile with Bar Finder. Score Mobile is a leading mobile provider of sports scores, previews, stories and player stats. Its many personalization options make it the ultimate source for sports fans. With the newest addition...

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NeatCall for BlackBerry Smartphones manages conferencing and scheduling conflicts

NeatCall for BlackBerry Smartphones manages conferencing and scheduling conflicts

If you’re out in the field closing important business deals or meeting with clients, it’s sometimes difficult to check in regularly with your team. Conflicting schedules and last minute meetings all contribute to lack of communication. NeatCall mobile scheduler helps users fit in these tough to plan times. Whether it is an in-person meeting, a conference call, one-on-one call or even an...

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BMW ConnectedDrive integration for BlackBerry available in vehicles later this year

BMW has announced that they will be making their ConnectedDrive with BlackBerry integration available starting this fall. The service from BMW is the first of its kind and will allow users to receive email messages in vehicles via Bluetooth from their BlackBerry with the Pearl 3G will be the first supported device. The emails can be displayed on the iDrive control panel and even read aloud...

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Get to know the CrackBerry Idol competitors - watch their audition videos! (part 4)

We're back with our fourth preview (see parts 1, 2 and 3) of five more of the contestants competing in Round 1 of CrackBerry Idol. The CrackBerry Idol winner will become a regular contributor to the CrackBerry blogs, so among the audition vids you'll be witnessing a future CB blogger. Who that person is will be up to the community to decide, so be sure to watch all of the audition videos so...

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BlackBerry 9670 headed to US Cellular 'later this year'?

BlackBerry 9670 headed to US Cellular 'later this year'?

It's not often that we have news from US Cellular on back-to-back days, but this one we just couldn't pass up. In what appeared to just be a press release announcing some Android devices, a paragraph about the Bold 9650 release caught my eye. The carrier will release the BlackBerry Bold in early August and later this year it will offer a BlackBerry flip smartphone with a full QWERTY...

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RIM announces 1st quarter earning; Investors call takeaway: BlackBerry 6 before the end of September

Research in Motion announced their Q1 2011 results today, which you can read in the press release below. While the numbers are still pretty darn impressive, the stock did take a small hit in after-hours trading for missing the street's expectations slightly. Listening in to the investors call, it definitely seemed that at least part of the blame here was the timing of the BlackBerry Bold 9650...

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AT&T BlackBerry 9800 Slider bares it all for the camera

AT&T BlackBerry 9800 Slider bares it all for the camera

The BlackBerry Slider/Torch 9800 has been pictured plenty of times now, but today it finally let it all out and showed off once again. The latest round of photos snag pretty much every imaginable angle of the device leaving nothing to the imagination. From here on out there really isn't anything on it we haven't seen, although we still don't know for sure just what it will be called or even...

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New BlackBerry Theme Studio available with support for Pearl 3G and Bold 9650

We asked complained, they listened. Fresh out of the frying pan comes the latest BlackBerry Theme Studio. What should have popped up long before the new devices were even released has finally made its way to developers. The latest version adds support for both the Pearl 3G and Bold 9650 and is ready to roll. The newness comes in the form of a service pack (add-on) that adds onto the original...

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Are you a Documents To Go user? We need your help! 5 $50 Shop CrackBerry gift certificates to be won

The good folks at DataViz are seeking some feedback regarding their popular Documents To Go for BlackBerry. The software comes pre-installed on most newer devices and is really beneficial when viewing Office documents from your device on the go. Both casual and business users have found a multitude of uses for Documents To Go, and DataViz wants to know all about it.  What we need from you:...

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VQ Mileage Tracker for BlackBerry updated to v3.2 with great new features

After some great customer feedback, VQ Mileage Tracker has been updated with some cool new features that make it even better. The handy app automatically tracks your mileage every time you drive so you don't need to keep track of things manually when on the road. VQ Mileage Tracker gives you the total miles, address you drove to and date/time for each trip. New features in v 3.2 include: Auto...

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BlackBerry Shield images and features leaked

BlackBerry Shield images and features leaked

We have heard bits and pieces about the upcoming BlackBerry Shield, but nothing very solid as of yet. Today BBNews.pl dropped a few images as well as some features to be included. The service will be free for BIS users and is said to be entering the testing phase "soon". Features look to include: Remote Device Wipe - Users will be able to remove all data from the device and memory card...

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