CrackBerry reminder: What you may have missed this week

CrackBerry reminder: What you may have missed this week

What You May Have Missed: Leaked: OS 6.0.0.337 for the BlackBerry Torch 9800 Leaked: OS 6.0.0.286 For The BlackBerry Style 9670 Leaked: OS 6.0.0.344 For The BlackBerry Curve 3G 9300 Leaked: OS 6.0.0.333 For The BlackBerry Curve 3G 9330 Leaked: OS 6.0.0.344 For The BlackBerry Pearl 3G 9100/9105  FINALLY LEAKED: Get BlackBerry 6 for your BlackBerry Bold 9700 Now No BlackBerry Theme Studio...

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Weekend Humor: How Smartphone Users See Each Other

Weekend Humor: How Smartphone Users See Each Other

This one has been popping up around the net the past couple of days but I figured we'd save it for the weekend... If a picture is worth a thousand words, then this comic strip from C-Section Comics is more like a 20,000 word thesis on the smartphone consumer market. It's funny, cuz well... it's mainly true :) 

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Juice - A cool new theme from Pootermobile

Juice - A cool new theme from Pootermobile

CrackBerry is always looking ahead to the future. Not long ago, BlackBerry 6 was just a rumor, and now here we have it pre-installed on new devices and leaking left and right for others. Kevin is always a step ahead of us all, and joked a few months ago on the podcast about BlackBerry 7, calling it "Juice". Well developer Pootermobile has created a theme based on his ideas of what BB7 may look...

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BBC iPlayer for BlackBerry now available in App World

BBC iPlayer for BlackBerry now available in App World

Currently you can watch programmes and radio shows on the BBC iPlayer by going to the iPlayer website from your BlackBerry. Now you have a weblink that allows you to launch the iPlayer website direct from your Home folder. Yes, you read that right, it’s not a dedicated app it’s more of a launcher that takes you to the iPlayer website. It makes it convenient if nothing else. Though I’m not sure...

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Evernote updated to include support for BlackBerry 6 devices

Evernote updated to include support for BlackBerry 6 devices

One of my favorite, albeit basic apps for BlackBerry just got a nice little update. Evernote now sits at version 3.0.271 and the biggest change within the app is that it now fully supports a wide array of OS' including BlackBerry 6. Personally, I use Evernote for a lot of things. Keeping track of URL's, note taking, voice memos and just simple reminders. If you find yourself torn between stuff...

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Best Buy ad confirms BlackBerry Bold 9780 pricing for Bell, Rogers and Virgin Mobile

If you live in Canada and have been waiting for the BlackBerry Bold 9780 to arrive it might be now getting a little frustrating. While the device has already been officially announced, the rumored launch dates thus far have not really come through with delays having already been confirmed. Newest rumor? November 9th will be launch day across Bell, Rogers, Virgin Mobile and possibly even...

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Congrats to AmazinglyGraceless for 15,000 CrackBerry Forums posts!

Congrats to AmazinglyGraceless for 15,000 CrackBerry Forums posts!

Leave a comment to this post for your chance to win 1 of 5 $30 gift certificates for BlackBerry accessories from ShopCrackBerry.com! amazinglygraceless hiding in the back corner - taken at a CrackBerry NYC Meetup in Sept/2008 A site like CrackBerry.com is successful for a number of reasons, but reason #1 is our community. Sure, we have a passionate and dedicated editorial team keeping the...

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Reminder: Win an iPad or Galaxy Tab in the Waze Contest!

Reminder: Win an iPad or Galaxy Tab in the Waze Contest!

Friendly Reminder: The Waze Contest Goes until November 10th! Full Details Below!! If you're already taking part in the Waze contest, keep collecting those Road Goodies! We have a lot of BlackBerry users participating in the contest already, but they're trailing behind Android and iPhone users slightly for total number of goodies collected (maybe BlackBerry users just have less free time!...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for November 5th, 2010! Win 1 of 25 copies of MegaAlarms!

Howdy and welcome to the weekly app roundup! Yee-haw! It’s about gosh darn time we saw some OS 6 leak ‘round these here parts! It looks like we struck oil, partners. I hope y’all enter into the Colorware Torch contest goin’ on right now; you can get yer hands on a mighty purdy Torch, I reckon. I can’t even begin to think about the number of colour combinations you can choose. Today, we...

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BeAmplified for BlackBerry - A PlayBook Theme by BBThemes

BeAmplified for BlackBerry - A PlayBook Theme by BBThemes

BBThemes let us know they have just released a new creation called BeAmplified, and I have to say, it's hot! BeAmplified takes its design from the BlackBerry PlayBook, with features such as the sliding panel in the center that allows access to 6 pre-defined apps (Messages, Calendar, BlackBerry Messenger, Browser, Music, and Pictures) and a sliding bottom dock. This dock houses the following...

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Press Release: RIM Announces Free BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express Software for IBM Lotus Domino

Never forgetting their enterprise roots and further bolstering their dominance in the business space, RIM has just announced a new offering to their Free BlackBerry Enterpise Server Express service with support for IBM Lotus Domino. Press Release RIM Announces Free BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express Software for IBM Lotus Domino Wirelessly Synchronizes BlackBerry Smartphones with...

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Rent.com launches new Blackberry app for apartment hunters and renters

If you're on the hunt for a new house, apartment or just some space to rent or buy then the perfect BlackBerry app for you is now available in BlackBerry App World. Rent.com has come up with a great application with a ton of features built into it. Let's look at the description: The free, user-friendly app lets users search for apartments, call or e-mail property owners and manage their...

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Leaked: OS 6.0.0.337 for the BlackBerry Torch 9800!

Leaked: OS 6.0.0.337 for the BlackBerry Torch 9800!

* Update: Megaupload is being dumb - stay tuned... download mirrors coming shortly. * Wow. What a week for BlackBerry 6 OS leaks. Next up we have version 6.0.0.337 for the BlackBerry Torch 9800. If you're a Torch 9800 owner and want to give it a go, you can download it per the link below. Just be sure to back up your stuff first. And if you run into any issues, just remember the CrackBerry...

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No BlackBerry Theme Studio for the BlackBerry PlayBook initially unless demand for it is high

One question that a lot of folks in the developer community (especially theme developers) have been asking is, "Is the BlackBerry PlayBook capable of using themes?". Well, today during the Research In Motion webcast for the PlayBook, RIM confirmed that at this time there will be no BlackBerry Theme Studio coming for the BlackBerry PlayBook. But RIM didn't close that door to developers, there...

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BerryReader updated to version 1.1; Get it today for half price!

BerryReader updated to version 1.1; Get it today for half price!

The folks at BellShare, winner of CrackBerry's 2010 BlackBerry App Developer of the Year award, have released an update to their popular Google Reader client for BlackBerry, aptly named BerryReader. Version 1.1 brings with it a number of changes, which include: Added share via e-mail, Twitter and Facebook support Added new visual UI for swiping article headers to toggle read/star on...

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Fire at RIM warehouse - No employees harmed

Fire at RIM warehouse - No employees harmed

Some scary stuff happened in Cambridge, Ontario, Canada last night at one of the Research In Motion  warehouse buildings. Firefighters were called to the building based on a 911 call that reported an explosion around 4am. Firefighters were able to maintain control, attributing the buildings sprinkler system to helping in keeping things from getting too bad. The report also states that the...

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BlackBerry PlayBook wins the first ever Tablet World Series!

BlackBerry PlayBook wins the first ever Tablet World Series!

Well lookie lookie. Steve Jobs may think 7" is too small for a tablet, though some of the trends we have seen since he made that statement have been proving otherwise. On a recent CrackBerry poll with over 11,000 respondents, 61% said 7" was plenty big for a tablet while another 20.5% said it's not how deep you fish, but how you wiggle the worm.  All in all, at least among CrackBerry readers...

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Battleships, the classic game of skill and strategy!

Battleships, the classic game of skill and strategy!

Feeling nostalgic for classic board games? Spice Labs the creators of the popular Hangman app; have released a free app called Battleships. Similar to the classic guessing game, your mission is to sink your opponent’s fleet of ships before they destroy yours. It’s a great mix of fun, strategy, and frustration as you work your way through the playing grid searching for your targets. As a kid...

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Official OS 5.0.0.979 for the BlackBerry Bold 9700 released by AT&T

Official OS 5.0.0.979 for the BlackBerry Bold 9700 released by AT&T

If you're on AT&T and like to run only official OS' then you'll be pleased to know that as of yesterday, AT&T has been sending out notifications that OS 5.0.0.979 is now available for the BlackBerry Bold 9700. This was previously seen in a leak and rolled out by a few other carriers but now it's got that official stamp of goodness from AT&T. Click Here To Download The Official OS...

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RealCal gives your calendar icon that OS 6 feel

RealCal gives your calendar icon that OS 6 feel

When I upgraded to the Torch, one of the first things I noticed was that the native Calendar icon displayed a date that was automatically updated. True, you can also see the date without the icon, but it’s just one of those add-ons that you have to assume somebody asked for. To whoever had that brainchild, I salute you. There are a few OS 6 type themes out there that try to capture the look...

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