Video Demo: Flash Tools and Support Coming to BlackBerry

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] One of the big announcements at the BlackBerry Developer Conference yesterday was the new partnership between Adobe and BlackBerry. When it comes to flash on a mobile device, RIM is going way beyond just being able to play an animation or flash movie on a BlackBerry but is working with Adobe to really BlackBerry-ize Adobe's creative tools to make it...

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Review: Woomby for BlackBerry

Review: Woomby for BlackBerry

Babies and BlackBerrys: two of the most precious things in the world. We joke about our addiction to our BlackBerrys; I can admit that changing batteries is far less hazardous than changing diapers. Hopefully we all know what is truly important (for those still contemplating, the answer is children). If you think about it, there are a few similarities between babies and BlackBerrys. Both are...

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100 Free Unlock Codes from Express Unlock Code

The good folks at Express Unlock Code have another 100 codes give away. The codes are available for all North America GSM networks (AT&T, Rogers, Verizon, T-Mobile, Cellular One, Cincinnati Bell, Centennial Wireless and Dobson-Cellular). There is also a promotional price for Crackberry readers. All codes for AT&T, T-mobile, Verizon and Rogers are only $4.99. Just over to Express...

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eBay Mobile App For BlackBerry Smartphones Coming Soon

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] At the BlackBerry Developers Conference today RIM unveiled a new eBay Mobile app for BlackBerry that is "due by the end of the month". I'm very excited (as I'm sure many are) that a long overdue eBay app will finally be landing on BlackBerry. All of the features are there, search for items, view descriptions and gallery photos, bid, see your watched...

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[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Update: So we're waiting for some further confirmation as to actually which existing device models will be able to take advantage of the new Open GL ES support. Storm2 for sure, and we think the 8530 (devices using the latest Qualcomm Chipsets), but we're not 100% sure what the scoop is here. Stay tuned! One of the most frequently asked questions by...

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Loopt: Biggest Update Yet Launched At BlackBerry Developer Conference

Loopt, the location aware application which allows you to stay updated, keep in touch and find out what's going on around you in an instant, got a nice update today. Loopt which has seen some small changes over time calls this the biggest update to hit Loopt since it's launch as it brings many new services and features to it's users.  Some of the features are listed below: Discover the best...

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Press Release: Open GL ES Support, Java GUI Builder and Theme Studio to Help BB Developers Generate Dynamic User Experiences

This is likely one of the announcements everyone has been waiting to hear. The question has come up lots in the past while. "When or will BlackBerry ever support OpenGL graphics?" Let us wonder no more. Today as the BlackBerry Developers Conference starts off it's full steam ahead for OpenGL graphics acceleration from here on out. The information didn't stop there when it came to creating...

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Press Release: RIM Unveils New Services Platform for BlackBerry Developers

With the BlackBerry Developers Conference in full swing now, it's Research In Motions time to shine and show what exactly they have in store for developers to assist with getting their applications working and into the hands of the millions of BlackBerry Smartphone users out there. New API's and new services are aplenty this time around and today Research In Motion announced some tools that...

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Press Release: RIM and Adobe to Simplify Delivery Of Rich Content and Applications for BlackBerry Smartphones

In a further advancement in the news we reported about earlier regarding "Flash On BlackBerry" and RIM's joining of the Open Screen Project. RIM and Adobe today have announced at the BlackBerry Developers Conference, the tools in which developers will be able to work withwhen designing content for BlackBerry smartphones. Flash has been a long time request for many BlackBerry users and with RIM...

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Press Release: RIM Announces BlackBerry Academic Program

Press Release: RIM Announces BlackBerry Academic Program

RIM announced today that they will be providing colleges and universitites with content that will allow them to offer courses to students to develop on the BlackBerry platform. The ciriculum is available for mobile application development, administration of BlackBerry Enterprise Server and support for BlackBerry smartphones. The program includes: Mobile Application Development Courses -...

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DevCon 2009: General Session Live Blog!

BlackBerry Developer Conference 2009: General Session Live Blog! Live Blog Now Over... You can watch the Replay Above! The BlackBerry Developer Conference kicks off this morning at 9am PST with the General Session. We're live blogging the keynote - you can watch all the action above. * Note - Comments made are not automatically published. Before and after the keynote we'll try and publish...

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Calling All Developers: Win $15,000 and a Pass to Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

The good folks at Motally Mobile Analytics dropped me an email to let us know that they are having a huge contest dubbed Trackappalooza (app, get it?) and the grand prize is a pass to the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. To enter is simple - you just need to incorporate the Motally API into your app and submit it by December 15th. Motally helps developers better understand ROI and users...

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Contest: Reflect7 Theme - 50 Free Copies

Like many Storm owners, much of my time is spent cruising the theme forums looking for something new and original. AG Designs and Graphics has come up with a theme they call Reflect7, which offers users great functionality, clean overall presentation and quite a few hidden features. Reflect7 has 2 rows of icons, three in each row, which are all user defined, as well as a weather slot. From the...

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ZBook Over-The-Air Phonebook Backup for BlackBerry Smartphones

ZBook Over-The-Air Phonebook Backup for BlackBerry Smartphones

If Outlook synching isn't your thing, then a new app called ZBook is a great way to backup your phonebook effectively, easily and automatically. Your phonebook will sync to the ZBook servers manually or daily at a preset time of your choosing. ZBook also supports the importing of contacts from Outlook, MSN, Hotmail, Gmail, Plaxo, and Yahoo to your online account. Features include: The...

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Best of Smartphone Experts, 8 Nov 2009

Motorola DROID Hardware Review & Camera Test DROID Eris Hands-On & Photo Gallery Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 Announced BlackBerry Bold 9700 Reviews Introducing the On-Device CrackBerry Theme Store Nokia N900 Meetup Nokia N97 Contest Winner...

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CrackBerry Reminder: What You May Have Missed This Week

CrackBerry Reminder: What You May Have Missed This Week

Wow! What a week we had. Between the load of contests, Bold 9700 reviews popping up like crazy and Curve 8530 announcements mixed with some OS leaks, it was almost too much to handle! So in case you missed anything, here is a quick run through of everything you need to checkout before the week is over. We'll have loads of stuff coming next week since we're off to the BlackBerry Developer...

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iluvmybb contest - All in the Family Shout Outs!

Entry #11 -Rescue my BlackBerry [ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] The family that BlackBerrys together, stay together! In a handful of the videos submitted in the I Love My BlackBerry video contest, mom and dad put their kids to work to create some super entertaining videos or else brothers and sisters teamed up to get the job done. In this round of shout outs, we have Matt DeWitt's...

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BlackBook and mblVault Privacy Bundle - Two Hundred Copies to Give Away!

BlackBook and mblVault Privacy Bundle - Two Hundred Copies to Give Away!

mblWare brings us two great apps dubbed the "privacy bundle". The first is BlackBook which allows you to keep a hidden customizable phone book seperate from the default phone book on your BlackBerry. It is accessed by typing a secret key code combination which you can set from within the applications options. Key features include filtering for incoming/outgoing calls, emails, sms, and PIN...

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[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] As part of his marketing class at Concordia University, Jalal Hasbini drummed up two BlackBerry Pearls from RIM to give away in a youtube video contest. All you need to is reply to Jalal's video above with your own, showing why you realllllly need that new BlackBerry Pearl. The contest is aimed at Canadian Student, age 18 - 24. You can watch the...

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TELUS Set To Bring The BlackBerry Storm2 To Their Network For Canadians!

Well, we knew it was coming at some point to Canada. And while the exact date is still unknown, Blacks photography, a retailer for TELUS in Canada has let the cat out of the bag regarding the BlackBerry Storm2 on TELUS. Posted on their website for all to see (and still yet to be removed) sits the BlackBerry Storm2 9550. At this time information is slim and TELUS has yet to actually announce it...

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