BlackBerry theme roundup for Sept. 20th 2010 - 50 copies of Koncept up for grabs!

Contest: 50 Copies of Koncept to be won. Leave a comment! We heard your cries last week when we failed to bring our loyal readers a theme roundup, and we are very sorry, but sometimes things happen that you can't control. Either way, we are back in the swing of things here and we are happy to bring you another great edition of the roundup. With just a week left until DevCon many of us are...

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[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] The Toronto International Film Festival shut down as of last night. The event which ran from Sept 9-19th was indeed an event not to be missed if you were in the Toronto area at that time. Sadly, not everyone who wanted to attend the events could go, myself included. However, that shouldn't stop anyone from catching up on the happenings of what went...

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BlackBerry Developers Conference 2010 - Things to look forward to

BlackBerry Developers Conference 2010 - Things to look forward to

The BlackBerry Developers Conference is a mere 6 days away from now. Since we're getting ever so close, the common question asked is what will we be seeing come from from Research In Motion during that time? This year, Research In Motion has been rather giving in terms of the information being relayed about what to expect. Through videos and blog postings we now know that they'll certainly be...

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Best of Smartphone Experts, 19 Sept 2010

Samsung Galaxy Tab/Media Hub event: Coming to all 4 major U.S. carriers; Wifi-only Galaxy Tab is coming; hands-on with Media Hub on the Galaxy Tab; bonus interview Fruit Ninja now on Android Android app picks of the week Unofficial BlackBerry 6 firmware now available for the BlackBerry Bold 9650...

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Leaked: OS 6.0.0.222 for the BlackBerry Curve 3G 9330

Leaked: OS 6.0.0.222 for the BlackBerry Curve 3G 9330

Here is what is now the second BlackBerry 6 leak for the BlackBerry Curve 3G 9330. Not exactly too sure what has changed with this release but, give it a go and let us all know in the comments. Be sure to back up your data. If the OS leak spree continues we may just see BlackBerry 6 on a 9700. *OS Disclaimer - Please Read: Keep in mind this is NOT an official release and as such is not...

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Quick look at BlackBerry 6 running on the BlackBerry Bold 9650 [video]

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] *UPDATE* Social feeds is available, you just have to check it in apploader to ensure installation. Here is a super quick look at OS 6.0.0.222 running on a Verizon BlackBerry Bold 9650. I just pulled it off of my PC and haven't even played around with it yet. My initial thoughts are that it runs pretty well overall, but its a bit sluggish at times...

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Leaked OS: 6.0.0.222 for the BlackBerry Bold 9650!!

Leaked OS: 6.0.0.222 for the BlackBerry Bold 9650!!

Well ... here it is. From BBLeaks today we finally have a leaked OS 6 for the Bold 9650. In the form of 6.0.0.222 its ready to download. I'm sure loads of you have been waiting on this, so get on the download and fire it up. Keep in mind this is still not an official OS, so use caution when installing. *OS Disclaimer - Please Read: Keep in mind this is NOT an official release and as such is...

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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 App Awards Nominees Announced - Vote Now!! >>  Research in Motion Q2 Fiscal 2011 Results Announced >>  Leaked OS: 5.0.0.938 for the BlackBerry Bold 9700 >>  Verizon launches Mobile Recovery for smartphones >>  TELUS branded BlackBerry Bold 9780 caught on video >>  Sprint Announces the BlackBerry Curve 3G! >> ...

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AT&T to finally get the Pearl 3G and Curve 3G October 3rd?

AT&T to finally get the Pearl 3G and Curve 3G October 3rd?

It's pretty surprising that no major US carriers (aside from Cincinnati Bell) have picked up the Pearl 3G yet. It was expected months ago, but for some reason is nowhere to be found. Well Engadget is reporting that it may finally be showing up on AT&T in less than a month. According to a rumored device list, both the Pearl 3G and Curve 3G will be making their way to AT&T (with a bunch...

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Celebrity Sighting: The Governator Arnold Schwarzenegger is a Bold 9700 user

This celebrity sighting comes from John who spotted this pic of former action star (The Expendables doesn't count right??) and current California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on his private jet. He's rocking a Bold 9700 while hard at work doing whatever it is he does. Glad to see that at least he's made one good choice (his choice of smartphone) in his career. Thanks John!

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BlackBerry App Roundup for September 17th, 2010! Win 1 of 25 copies of Tether!

Howdy and welcome to the weekly app roundup! At the end of last week, we saw Dave Peckens join the CrackBerry Posse; I know he’ll definitely keep his CrackBerry badge polished. On second thought, the whole Crack Team should keep them extra shiny, as we are currently in the countdown to Devcon 2010. Most of the Crack Team will be there to cover it with six shooters-a-firin’! Well maybe not,...

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Review: Solio Classic Hybrid Charger for BlackBerry

Review: Solio Classic Hybrid Charger for BlackBerry

Recently a friend introduced me to geocaching. If you're not familiar with it, geocaching (pronounced geo-cashing) is a worldwide game of hiding and seeking treasure. A geocacher can place a geocache in the world, pinpoint its location using GPS technology and then share the geocache's existence and location online at geocaching.com. Anyone with a GPS device can then try to locate the geocache...

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Fake of the week: The BleckBarry!

Fake of the week: The BleckBarry!

  It looks like a BlackBerry, it sounds like a BlackBerry, but is it a BlackBerry? No way. It's a BleckBarry. This fancy "smartphone" has some amazing features (if you're living in 1990) that anyone would love to have. this dual-network phone has not one, but two SIM slots, a 2 inch "vibrant color" screen, Bluetooth and 506KB of internal memory. And as if that all wasn't enough, there is a...

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CrackBerry App Awards Nominees Announced - Vote Now!!

CrackBerry App Awards Nominees Announced - Vote Now!!

Click Here to See the Nominees and Vote Now! We're only 10 days away from the start of the 2010 BlackBerry Developer Conference, which means we're only 12 days away from the CrackBerry App Awards party being hosted by Xobni and sponsored by the BlackBerry Partners Fund. The CrackBerry Awards party is being held from 7 to 10pm on Wednesday, September 29th at Xobni's headquarters (Twitter's...

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BBM Theme Song - Ping me baby! [video]

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] We've seen a bunch of music videos dedicated to BlackBerry over the past few years. Some awesome and some well, not so much. This one however, is really kinda catchy and if you don't really like the song, you have to admit the video to go with it is genius, yet simple. Riz, the artist behind the song is also giving away a BlackBerry Bold (no, we...

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Bell launch of the BlackBerry Torch 9800 delayed until October 1st

Bell launch of the BlackBerry Torch 9800 delayed until October 1st

Adding more fuel to the fire surrounding possible BlackBerry Torch delays in Canada comes the confirmed information that Bell has indeed, adjusted their launch schedule. While all previous Bell announcements had the device slated for September 24th they now have a splash page up advertising the release date as October 1st. While the delays may sound rather significant to some, I really can'...

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TELUS pre ordering of the BlackBerry Torch 9800 now available

TELUS pre ordering of the BlackBerry Torch 9800 now available

As Canadians are still waiting for an official launch of the BlackBerry Torch 9800, TELUS has now joined the few taking pre orders for the device. The pre order page is set up but, still no official launch date has been set and the only given pricing for the device thus far is $199.99 on a 3/yr contract and $599.99 without contract. Rumor has it that the BlackBerry Torch 9800 has been delayed...

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Google Mobile App for BlackBerry updated to version 3.8.22

Google Mobile App for BlackBerry updated to version 3.8.22

Fancy the Google Mobile App for BlackBerry? If so, be sure to download the latest version available for your device. The last version was set at 3.7.15 and now Google has put out version 3.8.22. Sadly, Google never includes a changelog with their applications so we're not exactly sure what is new about this release but, it's new so go get it and be sure to let us know if you find new about it...

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Research in Motion Q2 Fiscal 2011 Results Announced

Research in Motion Q2 Fiscal 2011 Results Announced

* Update - After hours trading has the stock up over 7% on RIM's record profits. The Globe and Mail just posted a good article summarizing everything - read it here. It's clear a lot of the current sales and growth are coming internationally while North America is flattening out a bit with the competition from Apple and Android increasing. Listening to the Q&A though, the team seem very...

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