Contest Winners - Boss by AhazDesigns, Halloween, and MegaHorn!

Contest Winners - Boss by AhazDesigns, Halloween, and MegaHorn!

Here are the winners from last weeks 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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BlackBerry theme roundup for October 25th, 2010 - Enter to win a free copy of Elegance!

Contest: Win a free copy of Elegance by AJCDesigns! We are back again with another new week and another Theme Roundup here at CrackBerry. Last week we stuck with all Halloween themes, so you would get a chance to see what was available for the holiday. This week we are back to our standard ways, showcasing some of the new themes available out there for your BlackBerry. Please note, quite a...

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BlackBerry PlayBook - A quick look at the simulator

BlackBerry PlayBook - A quick look at the simulator

We've been messing around with the BlackBerry PlayBook simulator since the download links went live. Curiosity got the best of us, probably like most of you all that downloaded it and ran it. A few things to note about the release though for those who may be thinking about installing it but, have yet to do so. It's pretty slim on information. Aside from getting a look at the media player, the...

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BlackBerry PlayBook SDK for Adobe AIR and simulators now available for download

* Updated: See official Press Release below! * Since the announcement of the BlackBerry PlayBook many folks have been waiting to get a deeper look into what, exactly can be done with the device. App developers especially. Now, the BlackBerry PlayBook SDK for Adobe AIR app creation has been released and alongside it are the downloads for the simulators (Windows and Mac versions) for both. Of...

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Best of Smartphone Experts, 24 Oct 2010

Video walkthrough of the Samsung Continuum Google unveils Gingerbread statue; Googler says Gingerbread is Android 2.3 Winamp for Android is a winner BlackBerry Style Officially Announced! New Full Qwerty Flip Available from Sprint Oct. 31st for $99.99 T-Mobile BlackBerry Bold 9780 arriving November 17th RIM Co-...

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BeZombied - Get the free version for your BlackBerry, just in time for Halloween!

If you're looking for a fun Halloween type game to play on your BlackBerry you'll want to check out the free version of BeZombied. Destroy all the zombies! The mixing and matching of Zombie parts combined with unlockable power ups such as chainsaws, guns, and bombs helps you get through the levels. This version does include ads but the ads are not intrusive to the gameplay and if you find they...

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T-Mobile BlackBerry Bold 9780 arriving November 17th

T-Mobile BlackBerry Bold 9780 arriving November 17th

T-Mobile is ramping up for their BlackBerry Bold 9780 launch. While the date is tentative and subject to change the documentation clearly shows November 17th as the expected date. It's stil rather odd that Reseach In Motion has made no mention of the device officially with launch expected across all GSM carriers next month. Kinda makes you wonder if one day you'll just walk into your carrier...

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TSN Mobile: Blackberry Edition beta now available for download

Into sports and looking for a great app to keep up to date on standings, scores and more? Why not check out the freshly pressed beta of the TSN Mobile app for BlackBerry. Previously only available to iPhone users, the TSN Mobile app has made the leap to the BlackBerry platform with the release of the first beta. TSN brings all the sports information in its number one iPhone app to the...

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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 Crackberry guide to weather apps Official OS: 6.0.0.284 for the BlackBerry Torch 9800 released by Bouygues BlackBerry App World storefront gets an official launch Research In Motion now showing off the BlackBerry Style before it hits stores In a world of proprietary and open source software, where does BlackBerry fit? BlackBerry Style 9670 Product Manager, Randy...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for October 22nd, 2010! Win 1 of 10 copies of VQ Mileage Tracker!

Howdy and welcome to the weekly app roundup! Yee-haw! This week, it seems to be all about the good, the bad and the ugly. The good? The BlackBerry Style was officially announced. The Bad? Mr. Jobs decides to take a swing at the PlayBook. I guess he didn’t think RIM would swing back. The ugly? The BlackBerry Style once again. Ok, I’m teasing. When the first images of the Torch appeared, I...

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Official OS: 6.0.0.284 for the BlackBerry Torch 9800 released by Bouygues

We've been hearing about this OS for the past few days and expected it to leak at some point. Well, it didn't but it did come in official form though from Bouygues. BlackBerry Torch owners can hit up the link below to grab the download. Be sure to let us know what's new and fixed, broken in this release in the comments or in the CrackBerry forums. Click Here To Download The Official OS 6.0.0....

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BlackBerry App World storefront gets an official launch

BlackBerry App World storefront gets an official launch

We mentioned back on the 20th that Research In Motion had finally enabled online purchases of apps from BlackBerry App Word but, today was actually the official launch of the storefront. Within the official announcement Research In Motion gave us some of the feature list currently enabled on the site right now: Purchase apps directly from the website Edit My World accounts to sync app...

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WordRival for BlackBerry - play online with friends

WordRival for BlackBerry - play online with friends

WordRival is a newer game for BlackBerry devices. If you are familiar with Words with Friends or Scrabble then WordRival should be pretty a pretty fun, easy game for you. We held off on posting about it before because it had some bugs in it. But, with the latest update now available for download all the previous bugs have been addressed. Some features of WordRival include: Play against...

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Thumbplay wants to give you a free BlackBerry!

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Thumbplay, has recently posted about a contest they are having where you can win yourself a BlackBerry smartphone. The catch? Well you have to be in the US for one and secondly, you gotta make them a really cool demo video for the Thumbplay application. If you can fit into that criteria then you are well on your way. The prize packs include: First...

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Apress release of CrackBerry: True Tales of BlackBerry Use and Abuse now available online and at a bookstore near you!

Buy the printed book from Amazon | Buy in electronic format WooHoo! Back in May we announced that Apress picked up our CrackBerry book and that a new version was on its way and would be available in time for the holiday season. Today I'm happy to announce the re-release of CrackBerry: True Tales of BlackBerry Use and Abuse is now available online and this time around will be coming to a...

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Leaked: OS 6.0.0.294 for the BlackBerry Bold 9780

Leaked: OS 6.0.0.294 for the BlackBerry Bold 9780

There is no doubt the BlackBerry Bold 9780 is coming soon across multiple carriers, so while we never posted leaked OS' for it before, now is the time to start doing so since it's so close. Just yesterday, we caught wind that OS 6.0.0.294 was the OS shipping on the Vodefone UK 9780's and most likely all other carriers as well and now today, that OS has leaked online. Some of you all out there...

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Pregnancy Pal for BlackBerry - Track weight, time contractions, and more

Pregnancy Pal for BlackBerry - Track weight, time contractions, and more

When you're pregnant, you just want everything to be as simple as possible. Pregnancy Pal from hayes.mobi is not only a useful tool to help track your pregnancy, it's also easy to use. With this app on your BlackBerry you can input your weight and it calculates your gain or loss and compiles the data in an easy to read log. If you enter your due date, Pregnancy Pal will place a countdown on...

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Research In Motion now showing off the BlackBerry Style before it hits stores

Now that the BlackBerry Style is all official, Research In Motion and Sprint have been taking the device on the road and showing it to folks even before it gets into stores. Probably something that should have been done at DevCon but, hey we're not judging here. The fine folks over at Engadget had a NYC meetup and had the chance to get a little close with the BlackBerry Style. Of course, we'll...

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Official OS 5.0.0.972 for The BlackBerry Pearl 3G released by Pelephone

BlackBerry Pearl 3G owners, if you're looking for a new OS to check out that's higher then any leak out there for your device then you'll want to grab the latest official OS from Pelephone. OS 5.0.0.972 has gone official and is now available for download. Of course, if Pelephone is not your carrier you'll want to delete your vendor.xml file but, after that you'll be good to go. Are any of you...

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Google Maps for BlackBerry v4.5.1 released

Google Maps for BlackBerry v4.5.1 released

Google Maps is one of my favorite, free BlackBerry applications and I'm guessing a lot of you all out there use it as well. Google, notorious for not offering any change logs has now updated Google Maps to version 4.5.1. Current users can grab the download from Google Maps mobile link and get upgraded today. If you spot any changes within the app be sure to let us know in the comments. The...

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