BlackBerry Desktop Manager for Mac Updated to Version 1.0.2

BlackBerry Desktop Manager for Mac Updated to Version 1.0.2

Mac users have only had BlackBerry Desktop Manager for only a few months now. In that time a few bugs with the application have arisen. Research In Motion has just posted an updated version for everyone to go ahead and download, which will hopefully correct some of the exisiting problems. Users who update will be getting a version bump up to 1.0.2 with their installation of the updated version...

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GetFugu, Inc. Launches “See It, Say It, Get It” Application For BlackBerry Smartphones

GetFugu has put out their BlackBerry smartphone application for everyone. The application it's self is a rather hefty download rolling in at over 3MB in size but it allows you to search with images, your voice and even your current location. Using the GetFugu you can search for things in the following ways: See it. Simply take a picture of a sign or logo of the brand you are looking for....

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Review: AstraSync 4.0 for BlackBerry Smartphones

Review: AstraSync 4.0 for BlackBerry Smartphones

We all know that the BlackBerry Smartphone is the ultimate device for business use (well, any use to tell you the truth). Your BlackBerry is your most reliable personal assistant. Among its countless benefits, it keeps you in touch with your clients, informs you of important updates and reminds you of appointments. The only thing it can't do is bring you lunch - though you can actually order...

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Leaked: BlackBerry Messenger 5.0.0.52 for OS 5.0!

Leaked: BlackBerry Messenger 5.0.0.52 for OS 5.0!

It appears as if BlackBerry Messenger 5.0.0.52 is included with the latest Bold 9700 leaked OS, and BBHybrids has posted an OTA link so everyone can get in on the fun. Rumors all over on what is new/different in this version (dive into our forums for lots of threads on it), but if you want to give it a go you should be able to install it on any device running OS 5.0. We're not sure how long...

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Get A Six Pack With Anywhere Abs for BlackBerry

Well, I guess in reality diet, cardio and committment play just as big of a role in getting six pack abs as does the ab workout itself, but at least with Anywhere Abs on your BlackBerry you'll have no excuse for not having a decent routine to follow. Heck, even if you install it and don't use the app, just seeing the icon on your homescreen all day will probably help with making healthier...

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Leaked: OS 5.0.0.415 for the BlackBerry Bold 9700

Leaked: OS 5.0.0.415 for the BlackBerry Bold 9700

Just a few days ago we saw OS 5.0.0.405 for the 9700 pop up, and now we already have another leak floating around. Reports are good on this one, so if you have some spare time you may want to give it a go. Drop a comment and let us know if it has anything new (like my 'Show Recent Contacts When Composing Email' option!). *Update: It looks like this OS may include an updated BBM (version 5.0....

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Contest Winners: Unlock Codes, SmartBCarMode, MyNetDiary & Blurts Pro

Contest Winners: Unlock Codes, SmartBCarMode, MyNetDiary & Blurts Pro

Just a handful of contests this week, but we're gearing up for some holiday goodness. We've already kicked off the season with our CrackBerry Colorware Christmas Contest, and you can be sure that more big contests are on the way. We like to spread the holiday cheer the best we can, so we'll have some other freebies you won't expect in the upcoming weeks as well. As always, thanks for everyone...

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StockIcons Displays Your Stocks on Your Homescreen

StockIcons is an application that takes all your stocks and displays them as icons on your BlackBerry's homescreen. The icons show the stock symbol, current price, and the change in price for the day. Each icon is customizable, giving you options to edit stock color, price color, font, and background color. This application is compatible with most stock exchanges worldwide, and allows you...

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Win a Custom Painted BlackBerry Bold 9700 and More in the Make it a CrackBerry ColorWare Holiday Contest!

'Tis the season to be CrackBerry... fa la la la la, I want a new BlackBerry!  * Update - December 24th, 2009: Christmas Eve is upon us, so we're re-stickying this post for the day. If you haven't left a comment yet for your chance to win a custom-painted BlackBerry Bold 9700, do it now! * It wouldn't feel like the holiday season were upon us if we didn't hold some sort of contest that...

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Digital China to Distribute BlackBerry Smartphones in China

Digital China to Distribute BlackBerry Smartphones in China

Research In Motion has put out a press release regarding their new agreement with Digital China that outlines their deal to distribute BlackBerry smartphones in China. While BlackBerry is by no means a new name to the Chinese market, devices were previously only offered by China Mobile in limited availability. This collaboration with Digital China will surely expand upon the offerings.  "Jim...

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[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] At the recently-held BlackBerry Alliance Summit in Rome, Italy, I had the opportunity to listen to Gavin May, UK Business Development Director for Sage, speak about the impact and opportunities that mobilty represents for enterprises. Put it this way... it's one thing for an organization to hand their employees each a BlackBerry and say check your...

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Where Did My 'Show Recent Contacts When Composing Email' Option Go?

Where Did My 'Show Recent Contacts When Composing Email' Option Go?

Do You Use The 'Show Recent Contacts When Composing Email' Option?(poll)   While cranking out some emails the other day, I was frantically searching for a contact I knew I had. There were multiple times I had emailed this person from my Tour, and I could not for the life of me find the address on my 9700. I ran through my contacts over and over to no avail. I...

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ContactOrder is a new application brought to you by mblware, the makers of applications such as BlackBook, mblVault, and mblStats. It allows you to customize your address book by placing your 30 most important contacts at the top of your BlackBerry's address book, giving you quick easy access to the people you contact most. This is a great app for those who have large address books looking...

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[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Jason just let me know that he has released his latest theme Fresh. This theme is very unique and has some very cool features. Fresh features a custom sliding docks, changeable icons, custom banners, meters and more. The look of this one is just so slick and different that it really brings new life to a device. I really can't say enough about this...

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FlipSide Music Player Updated for OS 5.0

I just got an email to let me know that FlipSide MP3 Player has been updated for OS 5.0. This new version takes full advantage of the audio control playback features in the latest OS. You can now play, pause, next track and previous track with the audio playback keys on 5.0 devices. The coolest update is that since FlipSide supports both Bluetooth AVRCP and A2DP, you can now control FlipSide...

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BOLT Browser 1.6 Released for BlackBerry Smartphones - Ability to Set as Default Browser and More

BOLT Browser version 1.6 was released today, and it comes with the ability to be set as the default BlackBerry browser. BOLT has some great advantages over the stock browser, including its fast speed, full page rendering, ability to stream videos, upload large files and more. Now that BOLT can be set as the default browser, it is really stepping up the game and it sure to become the favorite...

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BeejiveIM 2.0 Release Candidate 1 Now Available With Support For OS 5.0 Devices

BeeJive has been working hard as of late to get their multi IM application fully ready for 5.0 devices. Not too long after they had released the beta of 1.9.7 they now have available BeeJive 2.0 Release Candidate 1 up for grabs. Hopefully some of the left over bugs from 1.9.7 have been addressed in this release but the feature set remains unchanged. Features include: file transfers via link...

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Themes Officially Begin Appearing in BlackBerry App World

Themes Officially Begin Appearing in BlackBerry App World

We've known for quite some time now that themes were to be arriving in BlackBerry App World. The news came actually came along with the announcement of Theme Builder 5.0 at the BlackBerry Developer Conference but was kind of overshadowed by its release. Research In Motion is now ramping up the process and has started letting developers know their offerings have began to be loaded up and are...

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Best of Smartphone Experts, 6 Dec 2009

HTC Hero Running Android 2.1 Motorola Cliq Gets Software Update for Battery Life HTC's 2010 Lineup Revealed BlackBerry Storm2 for Enterprise and Business: a Review Official OS Updates for Tour 9630, 880, 8820, 8100 CrackBerry Holiday Gift Guides: Traveler, Mom and Dad, Students, and...

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CrackBerry Reminder: What You May Have Missed This Week

CrackBerry Reminder: What You May Have Missed This Week

Another week down, and the busy holiday season is in full swing. It's starting to snow here on the East Coast so winter mode has officially kicked in. Lots of good stuff this week, so in case you missed anything lets take a quick look at what went down. If you didn't get in on our contests, head over to the original contest posts and leave a comment - you still have some time to get in on the...

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