Verizon Tour Arrives On July 12th For $199.99!

Verizon Tour Arrives On July 12th For $199.99!

Telus checked in with their release date, next up--Verizon. Boy Genius posted the details that is sure to make all you Verizon customers happy. The BlackBerry Tour will indeed hit big red on July 12th and roll in at the nice price of $199.99 w/2 year agreement of course. Now, Verizon customers you excited? [ BGR ]

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Telus Emails Customers About Tour Availability!

Telus Emails Customers About Tour Availability!

Not that there was any doubt left regarding the launch of the Tour on Telus but the above is a screen cap of an email sent out to Telus Premium Perks members letting them know they can look into getting the device on launch date--being July 15th. So, Telus customers you all ready to get your hands on a Tour? Thanks to all who sent this in. Discuss The Telus BlackBerry Tour Release Date In...

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So, a Bold, an iPhone 3GS and a Pre all walked into a bar...

So, a Bold, an iPhone 3GS and a Pre all walked into a bar...

So, a "Bold," an "iPhone 3GS" and a "Pre" all walked into a bar...... OK, so let's try to envision this. It is a Friday night after a long week. Three "Amigos" decide to get together for an after work evening of drinks and catching up. Now, these three friends have a long history with one another - a history of trying to one-up each other about pretty much everything. Our night begins...

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While at WES 2009 back in May, we got a hold of Viigo's President and CEO, Mark Ruddock, who walked us through what was coming to Viigo in the weeks ahead. The weeks ahead are now weeks past, and Viigo has officially rolled out a new release -- Tango 9, version 3.1.330 -- which includes some awesome improvements over Tango 8: Social Networks including Twitter, Facebook, Friend Feed and...

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BlackBerry Tour Color Clarification

BlackBerry Tour Color Clarification

After the initial BlackBerry Tour press releases from Verizon and Sprint a lot of people asked the question regarding the color of the devices... Would the Sprint and Verizon Tours look the same or feature different bezel colors? PockLint went hands-on with both carrier versions and from the above shot you can tell the Verizon one will indeed come with a "Titanium" bezel whereas the...

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Unsynced Media Player Launches

Unsynced Media Player Launches

Unsynced is a new media player which just yesterday launched in BlackBerry App World and is currently available for the BlackBerry Curve 8900 and Bold. The user interface on this application is great looking and is easy to navigate and the built in playlist creation system works great on my Bold. If the built-in media player just is not cutting it for you, you may want to check Unsynced out....

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FlyCast 2.0 Final Beta Released!

FlyCast 2.0 Final Beta Released!

FlyCast, one of my favorite streaming radio applications recently posted their latest beta in the CrackBerry forums and while still not quite in final form the application is working better and better with each update. Those who have tested the beta know that FlyCast 2.0 offers caching of music to the SD card but a few more things have been added to the new beta as well such as the following...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for June 26th, 2009!

BlackBerry App Roundup for June 26th, 2009!

Ahhhh summer time is truly here. Finally some warm weather up here in Canada. Hope all is well in your parts. Getting right down to business, below is what you'll find in this weeks' edition of the BlackBerry App Roundup: In Case You Missed It: Phoenix Freeze, Freddy Falling for 83xx Devices, StormKick Theme, Yatca Updated, Poynt Now Available in the UK, BBFileScout 1.0, Mancala for...

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Planned Outages For BIS 2.7 Upgrade Tonight!

Planned Outages For BIS 2.7 Upgrade Tonight!

BlackBerry Internet Service 2.7 will be rolling out 6/26 11 PM- 6/27 3 AM throughout the US, Canada and finally the Americas. Customers will not have access to their BIS accounts during the 4 hour maintenance window which will bring new features and services to BlackBerry devices, although this upgrade when looking at the changes list is rather incremental and appears to be more of a...

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Bplay $0.99 Cent Themes And Games Sale!!

Bplay $0.99 Cent Themes And Games Sale!!

bPlay has an awesome sale going on at the moment where select themes and games are currently on sale for $0.99 cents. bPlay offers a lot of great themes and games and you may find that some of you favorites are now on sale be sure to check it out as the sale ends 11:59 ET on June 28th. Read on for the full list of themes and games on sale. 99 cent Bplay Games: Backgammon King Big...

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New BlackBerry Song: BlackBerry Man by Sway

Hitting youtube today courtesy of Sway (signed to Akon) is yet another funny anthem for all the BlackBerry Users and Abusers out there.... BlackBerry Man! Give it a watch and sound off in the comments. You can check out more Sway at Sway.uk.com.

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Wallpaper Changer 1.0 Launch And Contest!

Wallpaper Changer 1.0 Launch And Contest!

Leave a comment to this blog post for your chance to win a free copy of Wallpaper Changer... 100 Free Copies to be Won! CrackBerry forums member Shao128 has just released version 1.0 of his wallpaper changer appllication which can change your device's wallpaper at timed intervals using whatever wallpapers you assign. Great for those who like to keep things fresh looking on their device!...

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Smartphone Experts Roundtable 5 - Catch Up!

Smartphone Experts Roundtable 5 - Catch Up!

With the Palm Pre and iPhone 3Gs now on the market, and the BlackBerry Tour rolling out soon (plus Nokia and HTC have some cool stuff happening too by way of the N97 and Hero), we ditched this week's CrackBerry podcast in favor of a Smartphone Experts Round Table. We recorded live on the air last night, but if you didn't tune in you can catch the recording below as Dieter, Rene, Matt and I talk...

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New: StormKick Theme for the BlackBerry Storm - 99 cents!

A new theme popped up in the CrackBerry forums that is getting a LOT of attention. StormKick, by KD, is pretty slick (watch the video above) and offers the following features: Tap the StormKick Trackball Orb on the homescreen to switch between the first six Static icons and the next six User Definable icons Icons 7-10 in the Application Menu are accessible on the homescreen by clicking one...

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Contest: Berry Weather 1.5 Now Available - 100 Free Copies!

Leave a comment to this blog post for your chance to win a free copy of Berry Weather... 100 Free Copies to be Won! Back not too long ago when we announced the availability of Berry Weather a lot of people opted to make it THE weather application to use with good reason. This time around, BellShare has launched version 1.5 of Berry Weather which is now even better then when first released...

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Elecite BlackBerry Theme Blowout Sale!

Elecite BlackBerry Theme Blowout Sale!

Been holding out on a sexy new theme because of the cost? Well in honor of the upcoming fourth of July Elecite is having a blow out sale on all themes. Grab one theme, get another for free just by using coupon code 241 at checkout. That's it... as simple as it can be! So what are ya waiting for? Head on over to Elecite and get your theme on. Valid through the 25th and 26th only folks. Check...

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RealPlayer SP Beta Converts Video for BlackBerry

RealPlayer SP Beta Converts Video for BlackBerry

While attending WES this year one of the vendors in the Solution Showcase was indeed Real Media. When I went to go check them out I was given a great demo on a BlackBerry Storm of an (at the time) unreleased application which allowed you to easily and quickly take high quality videos from the internet (Youtube, Yahoo etc) and automatically convert and transfer them to your BlackBerry all...

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Freddy Falling Now Avail. On 83xx Series Devices

Freddy Falling Now Avail. On 83xx Series Devices

A little while back Kevin checked out a game from Lone Dwarf games, the awesome Freddy Falling. When first introduced it was only available for the BlackBerry Storm. Good news - I'm pleased to say it is now also available for the BlackBerry Curve (4.5). More good news - Freddy Falling is currently on sale for only $1.99 up until June 30th (no coupon required). Be sure to check it out if you...

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Kristen Stewart's Pretty Pink BlackBerry

Kristen Stewart's Pretty Pink BlackBerry

While Kristen Stewart's character in Twilight has a Nokia 7360, the actress herself was spotted with a baby pink BlackBerry Curve 8330 on a recent outing with Joan Jett. Kristen frequents the Apple Store so it's bit of a surprise that she's not an intense iPhone user (thankfully).  Then again, her new look seems to be the biggest surprise of all. I think it's awesome - Rock the grunge and...

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BlackBerry Tour Shows Up On Verizon Rebate Form

BlackBerry Tour Shows Up On Verizon Rebate Form

For those waiting on the BlackBerry Tour from Verizon, it can't come soon enough. Thankfully, the wait is nearing an end - RIM and Verizon have already announced the Tour and we've known it's launching sometime relatively soon ('this summer'). The document above reinforces this... the BlackBerry Tour 9630 is present on this Verizon Wireless Mail-In Rebate Form which is valid from June 28th...

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