Leaked OS 6.0.0.418 for the BlackBerry Curve 9300

Leaked OS 6.0.0.418 for the BlackBerry Curve 9300

These leaks seems to come in pairs (or more) lately. Here we have OS 6.0.0.418 for the BlackBerry Curve 9300. Some more fun for Curve 3G users to get in on. If you install this one be sure to jump into the forums and post your findings. Hopefully it fixes some of the bugs from the last leak, so be sure to let us know. As always, use caution when installing a leaked OS. *OS Disclaimer -...

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Contest: Win an Innocase Surface for your BlackBerry Torch or Bold 9700/9780

Tis the season for giving! While you're busy wrapping gifts for everyone on your wish list, why not wrap your device in a shiny new Seidio Innocase Surface Combo? This great hard case will protect your device from daily bumps and bruises as well as those unexpected drops on the pavement. Featuring the combination of the Innocase Surface and Innocase Holster, this case will keep your device...

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Leaked OS 6.0.0.418 for the BlackBerry Bold 9700

Leaked OS 6.0.0.418 for the BlackBerry Bold 9700

Not so long ago we were waiting anxiously for an OS 6 leak for the Bold 9700 and now we've had quite a few to play around with. The latest comes from BBLeaks in the form of 6.0.0.418. Things seem to keep getting better as the versions go up, so give this one a go and report back in the comments and forums with your findings. Use caution when installing any OS on your device. *OS Disclaimer...

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Free BlackBerry exclusive holiday themes now available in BlackBerry App World

If you're looking to spruce up your device for the holiday season and have already checked out our CrackBerry Holiday Theme, why not try a theme straight from RIM? There are three new BlackBerry exclusive holiday themes available in BlackBerry App World. Happy Holidays Red, Let It Snow Blue and Share The Joy are all great themes that give your BlackBerry the holiday spirit. Complete with...

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RIM launches BlackBerry News Feeds beta

RIM launches BlackBerry News Feeds beta

RIM has launched their BlackBerry News Feeds app today via the BlackBerry Beta Zone and BlackBerry App World Test Center. The app is an integrated RSS reader for BlackBerry that makes it easy to catch the news and share with contacts. Unlike other 3rd party RSS readers, BlackBerry News Feeds will be more integrated with the BlackBerry OS to create a better overall experience. The app will be...

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Win great prizes in the ScanLife Holiday Giveaway

Want to win some great prizes for the holidays? Sure, we all do. Well scanning app ScanLife is making it super easy to get some really cool stuff with very little effort. Through Thursday you can get in on the action simply by downloading the ScanLife app and following a few simple steps when you use it: Using your ScanLife app -- scan any UPC barcode on a product of your choice. Once your...

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White BlackBerry Bold 9780 now available from Rogers Wireless

White BlackBerry Bold 9780 now available from Rogers Wireless

If you've been holding out for that white BlackBerry Bold 9780 (ahem, Kevin) -- the wait is over. Rogers now has the device ready and waiting for a good home. The white Bold 9780 is on Rogers website and can be picked up for the standard rate - $149 on a 3 year term, $399 2 year, $449 1 year or monthly. Unlike the all-black Bold 9780, the white version isn't all white and has the chrome bezel...

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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 Review RIM renames WES as BlackBerry World conference CrackBerry Holiday Gift Guide - Stocking Stuffers CrackBerry Holiday Gift Guide - Gifts for the BlackBerry Business User CrackBerry Holiday Gift Guide - Gifts for Mom and Dad Live Hands-On with the BlackBerry PlayBook! Verizon flyer arrives sporting BlackBerry OS 6 Research In Motion Co-CEO...

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We've seen a lot of the BlackBerry PlayBook in the past few days and I'm guessing here but, I don't think that's going to be slowing down anytime soon. Between Research In Motion showing off the device at special PlayBook events and Mike Lazaridis among others, taking the device to larger audiences and conferences we're just getting started when it comes to getting a look at the BlackBerry...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for December 10th, 2010! Win 1 of 25 copies of SBSH Calendar Pro!

  Howdy and welcome to the weekly app roundup! We’ve corralled some apps we reckon you folks want to take a gander at. Yee-haw! It wasn’t easy; some of them are mighty sneaky critters. One critter that ain’t so sneaky is the Playbook. That varment has been showin’s it face all over. I can’t wait to lasso that one! Today, we announce the winners of the Blurts 2.0 giveaway and also give you the...

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Cyborg theme updated with support for non-touchscreen devices - 50 copies to be won!

Cyborg is a very nice theme from Cocky Culture that was recently updated to support non-touchscreen devices. The theme features custom icons, homescreen layout, and really brings a unique look to your BlackBerry smartphone. My favorite customization in the theme is the actual cyborg head. The mouth moves as you scan through your icons, and the eyes dim and fade as your battery drains. Overall...

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VLC Remote Control for BlackBerry

VLC Remote Control for BlackBerry

Control your VLC media player over wifi using your BlackBerry VLCRemoteControl rates quite high on the Geek Coolness scale. The application lets you control VLC media player wirelessly over your home network.  VLC Media Player is a separate program that runs on your computer. It is designed to play any type of audio or video that you throw at it. VLC has the ability to accept commands over...

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A look back at things we were told the BlackBerry "will never have"

A look back at things we were told the BlackBerry "will never have"

I have fond memories of all the BlackBerry devices I've used over the years.  Back in the summer of 1998 my first RIM device was called the 'interactive messenger' -- it was similar to the BlackBerry device but had a couple of interesting features that were quite popular; "text-to-voice" and "text-to-fax" allowing you to compose a message and have it delivered by fax or by Stephen Hawking via...

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BlackBerry Style 9670 now officially available from Bell Mobility

BlackBerry Style 9670 now officially available from Bell Mobility

Been holding out for the other large CDMA carrier in Canada to get the BlackBerry Style? If so, you can now head on over to the Bell Mobility website and pick up the all new BlackBerry Style for only $49.95 on a new 3-year contract. of course, if you're not looking to lock yourself in like that you can opt for the 2-year at 349.95 or 1-year at $374.95. And finally, you avoid that whole...

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Review: Alarm Clock

Review: Alarm Clock

When one alarm isn't enough... Alarm Clock! I admit it; I don't like to get up in the morning. I once accused a friend of lying about the existence of 5:00 a.m. I have even been known to set upwards of four alarms to make sure I get up on time. The alarm on my BlackBerry works just fine, but I need more. I need multiple alarms to wake me up. Alarm Clock fulfills that need and so much...

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Official OS 5.0.0.807 for the BlackBerry Curve 8350i now available from Telus

If you're still rocking an 8350i you'll be happy to know that Telus has officially released OS 5.0. Not the biggest news, but if you're work-issued device is your old standby then the upgrade is ready to roll. You can grab it officially from Telus right now and keep your device running strong. As always, use caution when installing any OS. Download from the link below. Download OS 5.0.0.807...

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SmartWiFi now 50% off - 25 copies to be won

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] SmartWiFi is a great app to save battery power on your BlackBerry. It combines your WiFi data and location (by using cell towers) to determine your WiFi hotspot locations. When you are not in these locations, SmartWiFi will turn your devices WiFi off. This saves a tremendous amount of battery, that would normally be spent searching for a WiFi signal...

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RIM renames WES as BlackBerry World conference

RIM renames WES as BlackBerry World conference

We kind of saw this one coming, and in an official announcement today RIM has rebranded the Wireless Enterprise Symposium (WES) to BlackBerry World. A very fitting title given the history of the conference. It is definitely worldwide and the past few years we've seen our fair share of device announcements (maybe a Storm3 this year?!) and more. The conference will still hold the same breakout...

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How do you use your BlackBerry: Do you use Views in BlackBerry 6?

Torch Users: Do you use views in BlackBerry 6online survey Do you use views in BlackBerry 6survey software It's been a much debated topic at CrackBerry HQ and beyond. Some users find the new views in BlackBerry 6 to be extremely useful, while some find them to be extremely pointless. Depending on your device (touchscreen or not) and how you use it, you may find that they are more a...

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