Win a BlackBerry Torch from SmrtGuard

Win a BlackBerry Torch from SmrtGuard

SmrtGuard is offering their followers a chance to win a brand new BlackBerry Torch and a lifetime subscription to SmrtGuard (a $599 value). All you need to do is write why you like their application and how it helps protect your device as your status on Facebook and Twitter. You can double your chances of winning by posting to both sites. SmrtGuard offers data, spyware, and spam protection...

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Rhapsody for BlackBerry beta - Get yourself a free 7 day trial

Rhapsody for BlackBerry beta - Get yourself a free 7 day trial

Honestly, I'm not sure how we missed this for so long but, thanks to Evan sending in the tip to us we can now share it with you folks. Rhapsody, the online music store has been beta testing their BlackBerry application for quite some time now. Seems as though the beta was private for a while but is now accessible via their download page. Right now if you head if you visit the page on your...

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eBay for BlackBerry - Updated to include BlackBerry Torch 9800 support

When the BlackBerry Torch initially launched, quite a few applications were yet to include support for the device. eBay for BlackBerry was among those apps that just were not ready. Today, the application has been updated and is now showing as supported in BlackBerry App World. The latest version shows as 1.0.2.7. We're not sure if any other changes have been made to the application aside from...

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Leaked: OS 5.0.0.921 for the BlackBerry Pearl 3G (9100/9105)

Leaked: OS 5.0.0.921 for the BlackBerry Pearl 3G (9100/9105)

We're still waiting for a BlackBerry 6 leak for the BlackBerry Pearl 3G as well in case some of you out there forgot. It's not just the BlackBerry Bold 9700 that we're waiting on here. However, to hold Pearl 3G owners we got a fresh new leak of OS 5.0.0.921 for you all. As always, use caution when loading this one up. Be sure to back up your data and let us know in the comments if you all find...

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Mr. Number Professional - Enter to win one of 25 free copies!

Mr. Number Professional - Enter to win one of 25 free copies!

A while back we mentioned an application called Mr. Number Call Block, a free call blocker for your BlackBerry. Well the development team has been hard at work, and has just launched a new premium app called Mr. Number Professional, which combines two of their most popular and functional apps (Call Blocker and Caller ID). If you get a lot of spam calls or texts, or calls from unknown numbers...

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Qwell for BlackBerry - Free and paid pro version now available

Qwell for BlackBerry - Free and paid pro version now available

We've mentioned Qwell a few times here on CrackBerry and now we get to bring you some even more great news about the do not disturb application. When first launched, Qwell was being offered as a free trial but once the free trial was over you had to pay to keep using the application. Now, the basic Qwell offerings are free for all users and a new pro version has been introduced.  The...

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CrackBerry Poll: How often do you use the WiFi on your BlackBerry?

CrackBerry Poll: How often do you use the WiFi on your BlackBerry?

  How often do you use the WiFi on your BlackBerry?customer surveys There's actually a good backstory to this CrackBerry Poll that prompted me to post it....  I received an email from a reader recently looking for advice. Let's call her Rachel. Rachel's AT&T contract is expiring soon (she's actually been with AT&T for 8 years and hasn't had any issues with them) and was...

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Nobex Radio Companion for BlackBerry updated to version 2.2.9

Nobex Radio Companion for BlackBerry updated to version 2.2.9

Ever since I’ve had the chance to review Nobex Radio Companion, I always seem to compare other radio streaming apps to it. More often than not, they have faltered in comparison. Nobex Radio Companion is a fantastic way to not only stream your favourite radio stations from your BlackBerry, but also access information about the artist, as well as their song. Do you find the lyrics are lost on...

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Mobile coupon provider Shooger now available for BlackBerry

Mobile coupon provider Shooger now available for BlackBerry

  Mobile coupon provider Shooger announced today the availability of their new BlackBerry application. Shooger allows consumers to find money-saving deals on various products and services. The app includes location based offers and displays coupons on your device to show to merchants. Categories include restaurants and bars, home improvement, travel, sports & recreation and more. Features...

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Bell releases BlackBerry app for Canadiens fans

Bell releases BlackBerry app for Canadiens fans

Bell has released a BlackBerry app to help Montreal Canadiens fans get more out of their hockey season. The free app brings fans closer to the game and keeps them informed with the latest news. Users will have access to all scores, news and team stats in addition to live game broadcasts. The coolest part of the app perhaps is the interactive features. Fans can post photos through the app that...

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Newsy app for BlackBerry released

Newsy app for BlackBerry released

  Newsy, the multi sourced news service has recently released their BlackBerry application. Now available in BlackBerry App World as a free download, BlackBerry users can get caught up on the latest news through the daily video short clips offered by Newsy. As mentioned in the press release: “In addition to the enormous success of our iPad, iPhone and Android apps, we continue to meet...

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Verizon now offering the BlackBerry Curve 3G (9330) in fuchsia

Verizon now offering the BlackBerry Curve 3G (9330) in fuchsia

Indicated on the initial press release as "coming soon", Verizon Wireless now has the BlackBerry Curve 3G 9330 available in fuchsia. Can't say I'll be picking one up but, if fuchsia is your kinda color you can pick one up on the cheap. The BlackBerry 6 capable (OS 5 preloaded) device will set you back only $29.99 on a new 2 year contract and if that isn't enough to seal the deal they are also...

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*Beta* Allerta inPulse Smartwatch for BlackBerry Shows Up On Video (and yes, of course CrackBerry has one too)

We've been talking about the inPulse Smartwatch for BlackBerry (aka "the BlackBerry watch") since we first posted the renderings of it almost a year ago. For those who've been waiting anxiously to be able to buy one of these bad boys, things are getting closer.  The watch is currently in a closed beta. While the beta testers weren't supposed to do any sort of reviews or posts on the watch...

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Virgin Mobile holiday line up confirms BlackBerry Bold 9780 launch date and pricing

We've seen this date and pricing before but now, seeing the ad puts a little bit more confirmation into it. Virgin Mobile in Canada will be releasing the BlackBerry Bold 9780 on October 21st, in time for the holidays. Price will be set at $149.99 on contract or with Virgins Supertab offerings and will also be available in white according to the ad. Of course, we're overlooking the fact the ad...

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iSkin Vibes for BlackBerry Review

iSkin Vibes for BlackBerry Review

Hands-On Review of the iSkin Vibes for the BlackBerry Bold 9700! [ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Looking for a high quality skin for your phone? If so, I'd definitely recommend checking out iSkin Vibes for BlackBerry. They're available for *most* BlackBerry Smartphone models, and while more expensive than the standard OEM BlackBerry Skin, there is a lot of value in them for the...

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India extends RIM's deadline to January; Unlikely to give in

India extends RIM's deadline to January; Unlikely to give in

Tensions between India and RIM build up as the deadline for RIM to provide a solution to the governmental needs of India is extended to January 2011. An official of the department of communications in India said "[RIM] has till January to put all interception solutions in place." This shows how India is very serious about gaining access to monitor BlackBerry traffic, and is unlikely to give in...

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BlackBerry Accessory Roundup - Win a Leather Pocket Pouch for your BlackBerry

Contest: Want the best mix of style and protection for your device? Leave a comment and you could win a BlackBerry Leather Pocket Pouch! Pretty much every BlackBerry user has a case of some sort. Be it a skin case or hard case there is usually a reason behind it. Some choose their case for style, while others need protection. Depending on your job and your needs there is a case that will be...

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Chat for Facebook now available in BlackBerry App World

Facebook chat is probably one of the best ways to keep in touch with friends. Not many other IM apps for BlackBerry handle it very well, so having a dedicated app for it is a welcome relief. Chat for Facebook lets you do just what it says. The app is only for Facebook chat and it has a pretty decent interface and easy to use options. Install, login and you're ready to roll. The chat view shows...

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Show Me the Images updated to version 1.3

Jerome let us know that his awesome app Show Me the Images has been updated to version 1.3. The new update brings some new features as well as fixes to keep things running strong. In case you've never heard of it, Show Me the Images lets you automatically show images in your emails so you don't have to choose to download them. You can choose to download for all emails, or create a "safe list"...

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Contest Winners - Fast Torch, PlayBerry, PC-Keypad, and more!

Contest Winners - Fast Torch,  PlayBerry, PC-Keypad, and more!

Here are the winners from last weeks 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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