Leaked: OS 5.0.0.610 for the BlackBerry Bold 9000 & BlackBerry Curve 8900

Leaked: OS 5.0.0.610 for the BlackBerry Bold 9000 & BlackBerry Curve 8900

Been a few weeks days since we've had an OS leak, and here we have a shiny new OS 5.0.0.610 for both the Bold 9000 and Curve 8900. Good to see the version numbers cranking up higher and higher. No reports of whats new and exciting, so if you give this a go be sure to drop a comment and let us know. *OS Disclaimer - Please Read: Keep in mind this is NOT an official release and as such is not...

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Google Sync for BlackBerry Updated to v0.7.3

Google Sync for BlackBerry Updated to v0.7.3

Less than a month ago the Google Sync app got an update and again today its been freshened up. The new version is 0.7.3, and yet again no changelog is available. We can assume there wasn't much added and the update most likely just fixed up a few bugs. I really wish Google would get to it and put out some decent updates for both the Gmail app and Google Voice among others, but it seems like...

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Sling Player Mobile Now Available For The BlackBerry Bold 9700

Sling Player Mobile Now Available For The BlackBerry Bold 9700

Its been a while since we have heard from Sling Media. Despite that fact, they just let us know they have updated Slingplayer Mobile to be compatible with the BlackBerry Bold 9700. Key features in SlingPlayer Mobile for BlackBerry Fully compatible with the BlackBerry Bold 9700 and other supported BlackBerry smartphones Full control of your home TV and easy access to a wide range of devices...

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BlackBerry OS Running on LG Rumor2 During NCIS

BlackBerry OS Running on LG Rumor2 During NCIS

Its not often we actually see the BlackBerry OS running on devices on TV or movies, but when we do, they are usually on a BlackBerry. Rob sent in this shot from this weeks episode of NCIS. It appears as if (for some odd reason) the LG Rumor2 used in the show is indeed running the BlackBerry OS. Why exactly we're not too sure, but it is quite amusing. I know I always find myself looking at...

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RIM Starting to Play Keno With BlackBerry Device Model Numbers - Intentional Misdirection or ???

Looking back at BlackBerry history, for the longest time Research In Motion's "numerical naming" for devices maintained a standard convention. It was not too long ago now that devices were given certain device model designations and they actually meant something to those of us BlackBerry owners that cared to pay attention (especially us hardcore enthusiasts that frequent a site like CrackBerry...

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BESx vs BES - Some Simple Questions Answered to Clear Things Up

BESx vs BES - Some Simple Questions Answered to Clear Things Up

You know the old saying, nothing in life is free. Well in the case of Blackberry Enterprise Server Express, it is actually is free. RIM introduced this version of BES at World Mobile Congress back in February. Up to than the BES was several thousand dollars to purchase. Plus the additional cost of client access licences (CALs). For many organizations the cost of CALs was a big barrier...

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BlackBerry Accessory Roundup: Enter to Win a SanDisk 16GB microSDHC Card

BlackBerry Accessory Roundup: Enter to Win a SanDisk 16GB microSDHC Card

This Week's Featured Item: SanDisk 16GB microSDHC Card With all the flashy accessories out there now, the importance of an SD card is sometimes overlooked. Whether it is music, videos, pictures, or all your personal documents, these cards let us take all of our favorite data with us everywhere. Most BlackBerry devices do come with an SD card, but its usually 2GB or less - and for most of us...

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CrackBerry Superstore A to Z

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Just a few weeks ago we unveiled the newly revamped CrackBerry Superstore. With this mobile client, you can browse all of the apps, themes, games and even accessories available for purchase from all of our stores. The new layout makes things easier to navigate, and helps you get to exactly what you want. With the ability to search new items, deals,...

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Mobholic Tracks Your BlackBerry Usage; Allows For Posting To Compete With Others

We've always been fans of the I Love BlackBerry app around here. That application allows you to track your BlackBerry usage so that you can decide if you really are a BlackBerry addict or not. Sadly, that application hasn't been updated in a while and although it still works, Mobholic has moved in offering a similar like system with a few improvements added into the mix. Mobholic is...

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BlackBerry App World Vendor Portal Updated to 2.0 - New Version On The Way?

BlackBerry App World Vendor Portal Updated to 2.0 - New Version On The Way?

Today BlackBerry App World vendors/developers are getting notified that the vendor portal (site where developers login to manage all of their apps) has been updated to version 2.0. The update brings some slight changes on the backend of things, but nothing "visible" on the consumer end just yet. Updates for vendors include a new vendor credit system, change request management and enhanced...

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White BlackBerry Bold 9700 Available for Pre-Order from Vodafone UK

White BlackBerry Bold 9700 Available for Pre-Order from Vodafone UK

The white Bold 9700 has been all the buzz lately, and it looks like some more of you may be able to get your hands on one. We saw it pop up the other day for the Netherlands, and the device is now available for pre-order from Vodafone UK as well. From the looks of things you can order it now, and it is "expected" to be available for delivery on April 20th. The interesting thing is that it is...

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Keep Track of Your Running Applications with BeAlert - 50 Copies to be Won!

Keep Track of Your Running Applications with BeAlert - 50 Copies to be Won!

BeAlert is a new application by BeSoft, that allows you to visually keep track of your currently running applications. It puts an icon (with counter) in the notification banner of your screen, ensuring you always know just how many apps are running at once. The counter will not include apps that are necessary to run your device, such as the phone application and messaging app. You can also...

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Bell Offers Up Stanley Cup Action To Its BlackBerry Users

Bell Offers Up Stanley Cup Action To Its BlackBerry Users

Bell has been for a while now, a key provider of mobile sports entertainment in Canada. Much like how Verizon and Sprint offer their specialties, Bell has for the most part locked down the NHL offerings here in Canada. This year for the Stanley Cup playoffs, Bell has added some extra items to their BlackBerry services. During the playoffs Bell BlackBerry subscribers will be able to benefit...

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Vippie Mobile SIP Client for BlackBerry Smartphones Now Available

Vippie Mobile SIP Client for BlackBerry Smartphones Now Available

The long-awaited SIP client for BlackBerry smartphones is now available. The software dubbed "Vippie Mobile" is available directly via the companies site. Users will be able to connect with voipswitch and 3rd party SIP servers, and can be linked to an IP address of a voipswitch, or to a DNS. Features include: license for VoIP providers, unlimited number of users - price $3500. Vippie Mobile...

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CrackBerry Superstore Launch Contest Winners Announced!

CrackBerry Superstore Launch Contest Winners Announced!

Just two weeks ago we unveiled the shiny new CrackBerry Superstore and threw in a huge contest to kick things off. We had an amazing response and loads of entries, and are happy to announce the winners. In case you missed it, there was some great stuff to be won, including a 32GB Wi-Fi Apple iPad, 5 Blueant V1 Bluetooth Headsets, and one of 25 copies each of BerryBuzz, Druglord Wars, and...

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Guitar Studio for BlackBerry Now Available

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] If you're an aspiriing or seasoned guitar player, you might want to check this one out. Guitar Studio lets you take your music with you. The app supports both ChordPro and Tab files, allowing you quick and easy access to your music right from your device. There is a built in tone-based guitar tuner, as well as an MP3 player that lets you play your...

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Review: Viper SmartStart Application for BlackBerry Smartphones

 Review: Viper SmartStart Application for BlackBerry Smartphones

[ youtube video link for mobile vieiwing ] We first told you about Viper SmartStart back in January at CES, and then just last month, the BlackBerry application was released for download. Well this month, I'm going to take it one step further and give you a review of the BlackBerry SmartStart App, and how it works with the Viper alarm system in general. The good people at Directed...

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Create and Manage Multiple Lists with Lister for BlackBerry

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] The native Tasks application on BlackBerry is great for keeping organized, but if you want something with a little more "juice", Lister may be just the thing. The free app lets you create and manage multiple lists for anything from to-do's to Christmas Lists to reminders. You can easily create a list, add due dates and reminders, and navigate with...

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BlackBerry Storm2 9550 Now Available from Bell

BlackBerry Storm2 9550 Now Available from Bell

It looks like the wait is finally over for Bell customers. The Storm2 9550 is now live on bell.ca and ready for purchase. A few weeks back, Bell dropped the original Storm from their site, so it was inevitable that this guy would show up sooner or later. There are various pricing options for the 9550, including a 3-year contract at $199 and a $549 no-contract tag. If you've been looking to...

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Druglord Wars 2 Now Available with New Locations and Features

Druglord Wars 2 Now Available with New Locations and Features

Druglord Wars has been a long time favorite around here and now Epic Applications has moved the game to the next level. Druglord Wars 2 released yesterday, adds a whole new outlook on the game from the original. New features, new levels and a new scoring system are just a start. Entirely new turn-based fighting system allows you to utilize unique strategies during fights you encounter along...

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