Fantasy Football app for the BlackBerry PlayBook gets shown off

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Last week we got to see a first look at the PlayBook in the wild, and now we finally get to take a tour of a full out application walk through for the BlackBerry PlayBook. This Fantasy Football application sports a ton of nice features and looks super smooth even at this early stage. Universal Mind has this to say about the SDK and overall developer...

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Pass the time with WordSearch - Now with a free version

Pass the time with WordSearch - Now with a free version

WordSearch is a great game to fill those moments of boredom. This classic word game brings countelss hours of fun with it's huge library of words, and seemingly infinite number of puzzle combinations. Selecting your found words is simple. With your touchscreen device, just drag your finger from the start of the word to the end of the word. The same goes for non-touchscreen devices, using the...

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Contest Winners - Galaxy Ring, BlackBook 3, and SmartJump!

Contest Winners - Galaxy Ring, BlackBook 3, and SmartJump!

Here are the winners from last week's round of contests. If you won you will be receiving an email either directly from us or the retailer/developer directly in the next few days. If for some reason you don't receive an email within 7-14 days (be sure to check your spam/junk folder just in case, and verify your registered address associated with your CrackBerry account) you can email us at...

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Introducing the New CrackBerry.com - A Site Redesign for the Next Era of BlackBerry!

the New CrackBerry: better looking, easier to navigate, more fun to use Welcome to the new CrackBerry.com! Click around and get to know us - we're sure you'll like what you see. We've got a new look, new navigation and some great new content areas (don't miss the BlackBerry Devices section or BlackBerrry OS Superpage - they're my favorites!). Of course the accessory store and forums have...

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TELUS BlackBerry Style priced at $49.99 according to Future Shop ad

TELUS BlackBerry Style priced at $49.99 according to Future Shop ad

Chalk this one up as another case of big box outlets outing carrier device prices even before the carriers get a chance to announce them. Future Shop, has posted the BlackBerry Style 9670 pricing for TELUS on their website. As was mentioned previously, BlackBerry Style dummy units have already arrived at TELUS. With this information now being posted up, it's pretty safe to assume that we'll...

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BlackBerry theme roundup for November 22, 2010 - Win 1 of 50 free copies of BeAmplified!

Contest: Win 1 of 50 free copies of BeAmplified! Details below! Thanksgiving week is upon us here in the US, which means Christmas is just around the corner! Don't worry, I'm not busting out the Christmas/holiday themes just yet, it's still a bit early I think. However I hope all of you theme developers out there are working on your holiday offerings, as I can't wait to devote a whole roundup...

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Cross platform messaging service Pinch coming soon to BlackBerry

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] With so many people changing devices and jumping from BlackBerry to Android to iPhone to BlackBerry, it's getting harder to keep up with family and friends. SMS is the old standard, but some choose not to pay the fees or be limited in the number of messages they can send. Pinch hopes to ease the pain with their cross-platform messenger that is very...

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RIM and the Middle East: The journey continues

RIM and the Middle East: The journey continues

It has been a little over two months since I wrote my analysis of RIM in the Middle East. At that time, much was open to discussion and debate, and many questions were waiting for an answer. Now, a lot has changed. RIM has done great progress in the Middle East and hopefully will continue to do so, but it can not always be good news. During the ongoing struggle between RIM and the needs of...

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Sean Kingston gets into the BBM song game

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Sean Kingston is the latest star to get in on the BBM song action. This latest release is titled BBM (imagine that) and features Soulja Boy & Teairra Mari. Its all about BBM and that's that. This is yet another catchy tune we'll have to add to the already growing list of BBM songs like Ping Me Baby and BBM Me Up. Have a listen to the video above...

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BerryBuzz for BlackBerry updated to version 3.2

Henrik let me know that the best selling app BerryBuzz has just been updated to version 3.2. This version includes some minor fixes as well as some added app support. If you haven't heard of BerryBuzz, it is a small app that lets you totally customize the LED color on your device. No longer will you need to rely on audible alerts for emails, SMS and phone calls. Let BerryBuzz show you the...

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Hangman for BlackBerry updated to v3.2

Hangman for BlackBerry updated to v3.2

Back in August (http://crackberry.com/blackberry-app-roundup-august-6th-2010-win-1-10-copies-durak) the weekly roundup told you about a free game called Hangman by Spice. This app brings the classic word guessing game to life with vivid graphics and an easy to use interface. Players can choose from an assortment of categories/themes (Kids, Places, Movies, Mix, etc.), add new ones and can...

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Best of Smartphone Experts, 21 Nov 2010

Motorola Droid Pro review Gingerbread: What we may see in Android 2.3, as tipped at Google IO in May; Google CEO shows off Gingerbread on Nexus S Hands-on with the Samsung Continuum dual-screen Android phone RIM posts BlackBerry PlayBook vs. Apple iPad Web Browser Comparison Video BlackBerry Bold 9780 Now Available from T-Mobile USA BlackBerry Battery...

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BlackBerry Style 9670 dummy units now arriving at TELUS

BlackBerry Style 9670 dummy units now arriving at TELUS

TELUS was quick to confirm they'd also be releasing the BlackBerry Style 9670 shortly after the initial Sprint announcement but no official date was actually set at that time. But, given that the dummy unit devices are now showing up at retail locations launch surely cannot be far off. There is a suggested price of $399.99 outright being put out there but of course, that's all subject to...

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Leaked: OS 6.0.0.358 for the BlackBerry Curve 9300

Leaked: OS 6.0.0.358 for the BlackBerry Curve 9300

To go along with that BlackBerry Bold 9700 leak is the same OS for the BlackBerry Curve 9300. OS 6.0.0.358 is available for download, if you are a Curve 3G owner. As usual, back up your data before loading please. *OS Disclaimer - Please Read: Keep in mind this is NOT an official release and as such is not supported by RIM or your Carrier. If you choose to install, do so at your own risk and...

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Leaked: OS 6.0.0.358 for the BlackBerry Bold 9700

Leaked: OS 6.0.0.358 for the BlackBerry Bold 9700

If you've been patiently waiting for the next BlackBerry Bold 9700 leak, today is the day. OS 6.0.0.358 is now available for download in it's unofficial form. Many users are already running the previously leaked BlackBerry 6 for their Bold 9700 so this, is hopefully a better release than that one. Be sure to back up your data folks and let us know whats good in the forums or in the comments. *...

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CrackBerry reminder: What you may have missed this week

CrackBerry reminder: What you may have missed this week

What You May Have Missed White BlackBerry Torch 9800 now available from Rogers >>  BlackBerry PlayBook in the wild emerges along with video >>  BlackBerry Bold 9780 now available from T-Mobile USA >>  RIM Co-CEO Jim Balsillie Demos BlackBerry PlayBook! >>  Bringing the BlackBerry Tablet OS to the Smartphone >>  RIM posts BlackBerry PlayBook vs. Apple iPad...

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BlackBook 3 give away - Win 1 of 50 copies, we even got a copy for Tony Parker!

In light of recent situations with Tony Parker, MBLware, the makers of BlackBook 3 have decided we needed to have a contest to give away 50 copies of their app. For those of you out there unaware of what the BlackBook 3 does. BlackBook 3, will keep your private information such as your contacts, calls, and messages away from prying eyes with BlackBook’s hidden contact list. Sensitive...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for November 19th, 2010! Win 1 of 25 CogniCard coupons worth 50 credits each!

Howdy and welcome to the weekly app roundup! Yee-haw! This week seems to be all about the Playbook, and why shouldn’t it be?!? I don’t know about you, but I can’t wait until it’s available! I only have one problem; the holster for that thing is going to be frikkin huge! Kidding! Today, we announce the winners of the Datepedia 2.0 giveaway and also give you the chance to win one of 25...

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Battery pulls on your BlackBerry - when, why and how

Battery pulls on your BlackBerry - when, why and how

You've decided to take the first step and purchase a BlackBerry smartphone. You've setup your e-mail, installed some applications and themes, used it for a few days and suddenly find that it's acting funny. Maybe it's not working as fast as before, the internet is stalled, or application memory is gone and nothing has been added. Is it possessed? Do you want to hurl it against the wall?...

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