Video Walk Through Of The BlackBerry Pearl 9100 (Stratus)

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] We all got to see the live images earlier of the BlackBerry Pearl 9100 (Stratus), now we get a video walk through courtesy of Salomondrin. The BlackBerry Pearl 9100 is shaping up to be a great device for those who have been waiting for a Pearl form factor revision. There is a lot of talk going on in the CrackBerry forums surrounding the device but...

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Scotiabank Partners With M-Com To Bring Mobile Banking To BlackBerry

Scotiabank Partners With M-Com To Bring Mobile Banking To BlackBerry

If you have an account with Scotiabank your day to day banking needs will soon be able to be fully taken care of all from the comfort of your BlackBerry Smartphone. Scotiabank announced a few days ago that they have teamed up with M-Com to bring a robust on device banking client to it's account holders.  With over 22 million cell phone subscribers in Canada, wireless phones are among the...

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EMEA BlackBerry Innovation Awards 2009 Winners Announced in Rome, Italy

EMEA BlackBerry Innovation Awards 2009 Winners Announced in Rome, Italy

In case you missed our live blog, here's the official press release following up on the BlackBerry EMEA Alliance Summit 2009 Innovation Awards. Over 150 apps/services competed over seven enterprise and consumer categories to fight for the top spot. The judges were independent of RIM (I was actually on the judging panel for both the Connect on BlackBerry and Entertainment on BlackBerry...

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New App DonTouch Keeps Others From Touching Your Phone

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Our friend Fabian is at is again. This time he has released a very cool "car alarm for your BlackBerry" app called DonTouch. The app is simple - set it to activate and walk away from your phone. The device will detect any movement and sound a very obnoxious alarm. This is great for when you have to leave your device unattended on your desk at work,...

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BB Themes Unlimited 50% Off Theme Sale

BB Themes Unlimited 50% Off Theme Sale

I'm a little late with this one, sorry about that folks, but with the flurry of sales going on around here its hard to keep track. Jennifer let me know about the 50% sale BB Themes Unlimited is having from now until the 28th. The selection from BB Themes Unlimited is great and you should be able to find a theme to suit your needs easily. Pick out a theme, toss it in the cart and when asked...

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Rogers Reduces BlackBerry Bold 9700 Pricing, Best Buy Says Our Bell Version Is Still Cheaper!

Yesterday, Rogers took the big leap in lowering the price of their BlackBerry Bold 9700 down to a somewhat reasonable $249.99 on a new 3 yr contract. Today however, Rogers should be heading back to the drawing board because Best Buy is pushing the Bell BlackBerry Bold 9700 out the door at a more then reasonable $229.99 and will toss in a $50 Best Buy gift certificate to boot. Not to mention,...

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Elecite Launches "Blank Canvas" Project And Wants To Hear From You

Elecite Launches "Blank Canvas" Project And Wants To Hear From You

Elecite has been in the theme making business for a while now. Constantly wanting to push themes to the limit, Elecite has launched a new project called Blank Canvas. Blank Canvas was set up in order to find out what exactly it is you all as consumers want in a theme. Got an idea for a theme that no one has done yet? Wanna see some features in a theme that would make it just perfect for you...

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Quicklaunch By Nikkisoft 50% Off For Today Only!

Quicklaunch By Nikkisoft 50% Off For Today Only!

In addition to all the other great deals going on, Nikkisoft has hit me up letting me know their popular Quicklaunch application for BlackBerry is now on sale for half price. QuickLaunch allows you to setup shortcuts for practically every function of your BlackBerry, not to mention keep you updated with the weather, take screenshots and much more. Click here for more information about...

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MLH Software 50% Off Through Saturday

  The guys at MLH Software let me know that they're running a 50% off sale on all their apps through Saturday. You'll be able to pick up Blurts Pro, Missed Call Alert, Space Ace or Swine Flu - The Game for half price. All of these apps ring in at under $3 during the sale, so they are definietely worth checking out. Some good stuff in the mix here, so head to the links below to check them out...

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Deal of the Day: Save 50% on BerryWeather!

Deal of the Day: Save 50% on BerryWeather!

    BerryWeather is perhaps the best weather application for BlackBerry. It has an insane amount of features, and its totally customizable. It features a homescreen icon with temperature and conditions, weather alerts, multiple locations, forecasts, radar and more. The $9.95 tag may be a bit high for some users, but you can grab it today as the Deal of the Day for only $4.97. This is a...

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Track Your Trails with BerrySki for BlackBerry

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] BerrySki is an application for all you BlackBerry owners who love to ski or snowboard. It is a fully functional GPS app supporting maps from the United States and Canada (Europe coming soon). BerrySki if packed full of features including the following: Offline Usage: Downloading maps directly to your BlackBerry means you do not need an active...

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[Pre]defined Theme for 83xx/88xx Devices - 50 Free Copies

Are you a big fan of the Palm WebOS look and feel, but not quite ready to put down your BlackBerry to convert just yet? Over at BerryWorx they have made it possible for you to have the best of both worlds on your device. [Pre]defined offers users a crisp set of Palm Pre icons, along with a very nice overall rounded feel to the theme, much like the Palm Pre device offers. The navigation of the...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for November 27th, 2009!

BlackBerry App Roundup for November 27th, 2009!

Howdy folks. Hope you're having a great November, and for my American friends I sincerely hope you're having a relaxing Thanksgiving weekend with those most important to you. The end of the month is drawing near, and still we have no snow up here in good 'ol Winterpeg (Winnipeg). If we make it until December I'm going to break out the golf clubs for something so rare in these parts it only...

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Rogers Officially Releases OS 5.0.0.351 For The BlackBerry Bold 9700

Rogers Officially Releases OS 5.0.0.351 For The BlackBerry Bold 9700

Just in case you were not wanting to install the previously leaked version, here is the officially released OS 5.0.0.351 for the BlackBerry Bold 9700. I can say it's a solid OS, as I have been running it for a while now. Download, install and enjoy folks! Download The Official OS 5.0.0.351 From The Rogers BlackBerry site >> Read Up On The Fixes And Finding Thread In The Forums>...

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BlackBerry Desktop Manager 5.0.1.28 Now Available

BlackBerry Desktop Manager 5.0.1.28 Now Available

    A new BlackBerry desktop manager is now available for download from either the BlackBerry website or through the built in desktop manager updater. Once updated, you'll be sitting at version 5.0.1.28 and from Ronens review of it, it looks like RIM has added some stuff that was previously removed. Back into play this time is the desktop redirector while support has been added for Windows 7...

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BlackBerry EMEA Alliance Summit: BlackBerry Innovation Awards 2009 Live Blog!

BlackBerry EMEA Alliance Summit: BlackBerry Innovation Awards 2009 Live Blog! You know that saying When in Rome?  Well, I'm actually in Rome and going on right now at 7pm local time is the BlackBerry Innovation Awards 2009! The Innovation Awards are held as part of the annual BlackBerry EMEA Alliace Summit, a conference held each year that brings together BlackBerry Alliance partners in the EMEA...

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Happy Thanksgiving from CrackBerry.com!

Happy Thanksgiving from CrackBerry.com!

Happy Thanksgiving to the CrackBerry Nation. I'll be off eating my way through the day with my family, and hope you all will be doing the same. Its not often that I have an excuse to eat more than one dinner and double dessert, so I take full advantage of the holiday. If you can handle it, try to put the Berry (or Berry's) away for a bit and spend some time with family and friends. Don't worry...

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Bplay's 7 Days of Deals November 25th to December 1st

Bplay's 7 Days of Deals November 25th to December 1st

Bplay is running a great promo on themes and games now through December 1st. Their 7 Days of Deals will feature a different item each day. Each deal will run through the day, and end at 8am when the next deal starts. There are some great items in store, so be sure to check back each day for all the details. To start it off, if you buy Madden NFL 10 today you get the Space Slideshow theme...

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NY Times Releases Free BlackBerry Application For Tour, Bold, Storm and 8900

Ronen over at BerryReview spotted the new NY Times BlackBerry application is now available for download for free from their site. Previously the NY Times had only offered a home screen launcher which led to their web site. The new application allows for offline reading, but sadly it's only supported on the BlackBerry Tour, Storm 1, Bold, and Curve 8900 - every other device just gets redirected...

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Google Apps Connector Gets Updated

Google Apps Connector Gets Updated

When Google first announced their Apps Connector their main focus was to be placed on those companies that were running a BlackBerry Enterprise Server with a couple hundred BlackBerry smartphones attached to it. Google quickly realized that users of all sizes were taking on Apps Connector and found they needed to grow their support sizes to what is now 500 users per BlackBerry Enterprise...

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