Call Control Blocks Unwanted Callers on Your BlackBerry - Get It Free Through April 21st

Call Control is a great app that blocks unwanted calls from your BlackBerry. You can manually "blacklist" numbers, and the app includes a preset list of numbers to block that is generated from user reports. Simply install the app, fire it up and you're good to go. Call Control blocks spam calls, telemarketers and more with no effort on your end. During the current promo you can grab Call...

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Contest Winners: ColorfulBB, Slacker, SanDisk MicroSD, FaceOff and More!

Contest Winners: ColorfulBB, Slacker, SanDisk MicroSD, FaceOff and More!

Here we are again with another week of winners. Some great stuff from Slacker, Vorino, PrivacyStar, BigTinCan and more this time around. We'll have some more goodies this week, so if you didn't make the winners this time, there's always another chance. Hit the jump for the full list of winners.  * Note to winners: You will be receiving an email either directly from us or some the retailer/...

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BlackBerry Theme Roundup for April 19th - 50 Copies of StylishBB to be Won!

BlackBerry Theme Roundup for April 19th - 50 Copies of StylishBB to be Won!

Contest: 50 Copies of StylishBB to be won. Leave a comment! Welcome back, theme junkies! We're back with an all new batch of fresh themes for your viewing pleasure. We'll keep the intro short this week, and just get into the goodness. Click through the link below to read on. Free Themes of the Week Non-Touchscreen Our top pick for free non-touchscreen is Reciful by DReW15....

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Tungle Scheduling App Now Available As A Free Download

Tungle Scheduling App Now Available As A Free Download

Tungle has been in beta for a while now but today, has finally reached public availability. The free scheduling application is now available for download direct from the Tungle website. Having used the application before, I can say it's great for sharing calendar information between users. The full list of features below: Schedule meetings -Propose times, overlay calendars of sharing contacts...

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Verizon Updates OS 5.0.0.591 for Tour 9630 Users

Verizon Updates OS 5.0.0.591 for Tour 9630 Users

Verizon has dropped another update to the recently released OS 5.0.0.591 for the Tour 9630. Reports are flying in that users are getting update emails, and that pesky wireless update icon is popping up on homescreens. Whats odd is that the OS version is still the same, but the platform version has been updated. At release, the OS sat at plaform 4.2.0.272, and the update being offered is...

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BlackBerry Desktop Manager for Mac Updated to v1.0.3

BlackBerry Desktop Manager for Mac Updated to v1.0.3

BlackBerry Desktop Manager for Mac was updated today to version 1.0.3. Nothing terribly exciting in this release, mostly just some minor tweaks and bug fixes. The software includes updates for connectivity and synchronization, as well as added support for Japanese, Korean, Simplified Chinese and Traditional Chinese. Mac users can grab the update from the BlackBerry site but you should be...

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Ticketmaster App Updated - Now Available for All Devices

Ticketmaster App Updated - Now Available for All Devices

Earlier this month the Ticketmaster for BlackBerry application was updated. The app, developed directly by RIM, was previously not available for some newer devices, but with the latest update is supported across the board on all devices for all carriers. With the Ticketmaster app, you can easily browse ticket information for concerts, sporting events and special events, view venue and seating...

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Foursquare for BlackBerry Update On The Way

Foursquare for BlackBerry Update On The Way

The foursquare team let me know that an updated version of their BlackBerry application is on the way. The revisions mainly include some big UI adjustments (seen in above screenshots), but users will also be able to view their profile and history information right from the device - though it looks like the "Friends" tab is still not active. The app seems to be running smoother and finding...

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A Few More BlackBerry Pearl 9105 Photos Show Off the T9 Keyboard; Getting Announced at WES Next Week?

While most of the BlackBerry device buzz seems to be over when the Bold 9650 will be released, there is still some muttering about this whole Pearl situation. We've heard bits and pieces and seen various images over the last few months, but we're still not 100% sure just how many new Pearl devices will show up. Our best guess at this point is that the candybar Pearl will be offered in two...

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  One of the greatest "time-killer" games has to be solitaire. The ease of play mixed with the variety of styles just makes it a no-brainer for playing solo on the go. Concrete Software has just released an updated version of their original hit with Aces Solitaire Pack 2 that gives you 40 styles of solitaire right on your device. You can fire up Klondike and Free Cell, or step it up with...

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Adobe Flash Now Arriving On BlackBerry Smartphones In Second Half Of 2010

Yes, it's true. Most of the news surrounding Adobe has been focused on their fight with Apple and the fact that Apple wants nothing to do with Flash of any kind unless of course its on their laptop and desktops. As for the iPads and iPhones of thr world, Apple is pushing all they can for HTML5 across the board. However, admist that battle is the recent developments for BlackBerry, Android and...

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Best of Smartphone Experts, 18 April 2010

Droid Incredible Review, see all Verizon Droid Incredible coverage Getting started with Google Voice Android 2.1 now on more than one-quarter of all Android phones A to Z on the new CrackBerry Mobile Superstore CrackBerry Podcast 051: Setting the Stage for WES 2010 Must-Read Article: In an Emergency, Why...

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BlackBerry Bold 9650 Arriving On Sprint May 16th?

BlackBerry Bold 9650 Arriving On Sprint May 16th?

Sure seems that way according to the picture that was sent into us via the tips line. The above pic is from the Sprint hotsheet, which was updated at some point this morning. Looking at the list you can see the BlackBerry Bold 9650 listed along with what may be the pricing details for launch. Seems a lot of conversation surrounding the BlackBerry Bold 9650 is more Verizon associated rather...

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Research In Motion Updates BlackBerry App World Developer Agreements; Adds Carrier And Credit Card Billing

Just a few days ago Research In Motion updated their BlackBerry App World vendor portal to include some new features. With those changes now in place, Research In Motion has moved onto the next level of growth. Notification has been sent out to developers advising that the terms and conditions of BlackBerry App World been updated. The update, outlines the addition of carrier billing and credit...

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Hedone Design Releases Chryom Premium Theme for BlackBerry Smartphones

Hedone and his design team have been back in the lab. This time, the creation they have come up with is for fans of minimalistic, light colored themes. Chryom is nicely laid out and beautifully designed. Custom battery and signal meters are present here and the off white leather wallpaper adds a serious touch of class overall. This one is set at $6.99 and is available for multiple devices...

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PrivacyStar for BlackBerry Lets You Block Unwanted Callers - 5 One-Year Subscriptions Up for Grabs

PrivacyStar first popped up late last year, bringing a great option for protecting your privacy and stopping unwanted callers. The app lets you block calls from unwanted callers, private numbers, blocked numbers and more. PrivacyStar includes a feature to look up numbers so you can decide if you want to let the call through the next time, or to block it for good. PrivacyStar is a great option...

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*UPDATED* Dear Mike: Touchscreens are popular. Just Saying. Love, CrackBerry

*UPDATE - At the time of writing this article we had based our original information as it was posted on Electronista. Since the time if the original publishing, new information has come about wherein the quoted comments from Co-CEO Mike Lazaridis may have been taken out of context or looked into to deeply. Since the new information is now available to us, we have posted the transcript below...

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CrackBerry Reminder: What You May Have Missed This Week

CrackBerry Reminder: What You May Have Missed This Week

Some more great stuff this time around. The entire CrackBerry crew is off to WES in just a week (or so) and we'll have plenty of great news to report. Hopefully some big announcements that will make the BlackBerry users of the world proud. This week we did get some more info on the Bold 9650 as well as the white Bold 9700. If you missed anything hit the links below to check out all thats new....

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Tvider Grows Into A Full Featured Twitter Client With 2.1 Release

Tvider Grows Into A Full Featured Twitter Client With 2.1 Release

As far as Twitter apps go, Tvider was the last one I though would actually turn into a full featured client. I always saw it as more of an add on to twitter much like how TwitVid just serves the purpose of uploading videos. Yet, with the release of 2.1 Tvider has gone all the way. Sadly, with that change they have also made it a paid app that is only available via BlackBerry App World for $2.99...

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