Rogers Curve 8520 Live and In Color

Rogers Curve 8520 Live and In Color

Our pal treatz landed some more great photos of the brand new Rogers Curve 8520. This time the device is live and in hand as stock seems to be flowing into stores. Rogers officially announced the release early this morning, and these are the first live images of their newest addition. If you got your hands on one, drop us a note in the comments and let us know your thoughts. Check out some...

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BlackBerry Messenger 5.0 Stress Test - Add Me as a Contact!

BlackBerry Messenger 5.0 Stress Test - Add Me as a Contact!

* Read BlackBerry Messenger 5.0 Stress Test UPDATE Part 1 Here * Yes, that's my barcode above and I want you to add me as a contact to your BlackBerry Messenger right now!! If your BlackBerry isn't rocking BBM 5.0 or a camera, then you can add me by pin: 207c10b9 It's time for a BlackBerry Messenger 5.0 stress test! At this point, we're not sure what the cap for contacts in BBM 5.0 is. I'...

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magicIcon Replaces System Icons with Any Picture

Tired of using themes to change up the look of your icons? With magicIcon you won't have the need. This cool app allows you to easily change up some system and 3rd party application icons with any picture of your choice. Fire up magicIcon, pick the application, choose any BlackBerry supported image and you're done. The image will take the place of the application icon, so you can customize to...

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WordPress For BlackBerry Updated To v0.9.0.157

WordPress For BlackBerry Updated To v0.9.0.157

While we all were anxiously awaiting the new BlackBerry Messenger release yesterday, the good folks at Automattic were busy releasing an update as well. This update bumps their Wordpress for BlackBerry application up to version 0.9.157 and addresses a lot of users concerns. Being that the application is still considered to be a beta, Wordpress users should be pleased with the progress. New...

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Watch Live TV On Your BlackBerry with VuiVision

Watch Live TV On Your BlackBerry with VuiVision

*Update* - looks like we crashed their servers (oops!) ... hang tight and hopefully they'll have things up and running soon.  Yesterday this thread popped up in our forums letting users know about a cool new service. While it may be a bit buggy, vuivision.com allows you to watch live streaming TV right from your device - with no catch! Simply point your browser to vuivision.com, agrees to...

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Quadratic Theme for BlackBerry Storm

R&R Designs have landed another great theme for the Storm. Quadratic has a ton of awesome features and plenty of custom goodies. The theme sports access to a crazy 22 applications right from the homescreen, as well as custom icons and indicators. There is a hidden dock to give you a great view of your wallpaper, and the theme works on all Storm OS versions. I really dig the icons on this...

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The Definitive Guide to BlackBerry Messenger 5.0

The Definitive Guide to BlackBerry Messenger 5.0

BlackBerry Messenger has come a long way over the years. The latest version of BlackBerry Messenger 5.0 has tons of great features to make BlackBerry to BlackBerry messaging easier and more productive. Things like barcodes, groups, recent updates and avatars all add to the BBM flair and step up the game. Here we will take a cruise through all the aspects of BlackBerry Messenger 5.0 (keep in...

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CTIA 2009: Hands-On Photos of the BlackBerry Bold 9000 and BlackBerry Curve 8520 in WHITE!

As far as wireless conferences go, CTIA Wireless I.T. & Entertainment 2009 has been a quiet event, both in terms of corporate attendance and big announcements. I was pretty pumped to see BlackBerry set up at the Mobile Focus event Wednesday night, however, where they had on hand both the BlackBerry Bold 9000 and BlackBerry Curve 8520 in white. I'm not sure what it is about BlackBerry...

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Rogers Officially Launches BlackBerry Curve 8520

Rogers Officially Launches BlackBerry Curve 8520

Time for an official announcement from RIM and Rogers finally. The press release is now out regarding the availability of the BlackBerry Curve 8520 on Rogers. As expected, most stores should now have their stock available to sell to those who have been waiting. From the press release: PRICING AND AVAILABILITYBeginning today, the BlackBerry Curve 8520 smartphone is available in black from...

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BlackBerry Messenger 5.0 Now Available!

BlackBerry Messenger 5.0 Now Available!

We knew it was coming as we saw this email drop to some partners earlier in the week, so it was just a waiting game. A lot of you have been playing around with leaked versions of BBM5 and never wanted to see a standard BBM version again - well now you don't have to! BlackBerry Messenger 5.0 is now officially available in BlackBerry App World for devices running OS 4.5 and higher. Check out the...

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Hippopost Update:  Send Up To 10 Free Postcards Per Day and Now With 40% More Photo

* Update: My bad. I received a mailer from Hippopost with the info and immediately assumed it was for the BlackBerry App. FOR NOW the 10 free postcards/day limit is for the online service only (BB app is at 2/day), but the BlackBerry limit will be going up soon too. Also, if you read the comments to this post, you'll see that the Storm version is high on the list of priorities and cards start...

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Verizon Storm 2 Training Video Caught On Camera!

Wow, Storm 2 material just keeps popping up everywhere. Be it training materials, promo materials right down to listings in carriers systems there is no denying we are getting closer to launch every day. Have a look at the video that was delivered to Verizon employee's recently to review that BerryScoop got a hold of. It's a little blurry but it gets the point across. Now, RIM your turn. Can...

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Vodafone Preparing For BlackBerry Storm 2 Launch As Promo Material Appears

We just got this photo of a Storm 2 display backing sent into us from Dave (Thanks Dave!) that was caught at a Car Phone warehouse location and posted on the Official Vodafone forums. Seems as though some employees were a little over zealous in having put promo material on display and one savvy BlackBerry user happened to catch a pic of it. Now that we know promo material is showing up launch...

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e-GPS Lets You Remotely Track & Wipe Your Device

If you worry about your device being lost or stolen you're not alone. Your BlackBerry has precious info that you just can't afford to lose. e-GPS will help ease your anxiety with some very cool remote features. The app works much the same as Smrtguard, allowing you to easily wipe or track the device and email data to yourself. You simply send a command via SMS or email, and the device will...

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BlackBerry Widgets- A Better Understanding Of What They Are

BlackBerry Widgets- A Better Understanding Of What They Are

As some of you may have read, RIM recently released a brand new SDK for BlackBerry Developers. This SDK consisted of the tools needed in order to make "BlackBerry Widgets". Widget is a term we have heard used many times before in regards to the BlackBerry Smartphone platform, but this is the first time will we get to see the fulll implementation of what exactly it means to BlackBerry. With...

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Contest Winners: Plantronics 975, BigTinCan Mapper Pro & Sticky Notes Theme

Here we go - more winners from more great contests. Only three this week, but we still kept the weekly contest string going strong. While we like throwing out the "leave a comment" contests, we are giving everyone their chance to be a star with our I Love My CrackBerry Video Contest. The contest has one of our biggest prize packs ever, so you really don't want to miss out. Thanks again to...

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BlackBerry 9500 Simulator Released Using OS 5.0.0.252

BlackBerry 9500 Simulator Released Using OS 5.0.0.252

Whoa! Don't go getting too excited folks, it's just a pic from a simulator - not an actual leaked OS or anything. In an effort once again to bring developers up to speed with the 5.0 OS platform, they have gone ahead and released the BlackBerry Storm simulator for everyone to download and play with. This one does come with 5.0 loaded on it so developers may put that to use to debug...

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Facebook Mobile Site Gets a Facelift

Facebook Mobile Site Gets a Facelift

I received a Facebook message last night, I clicked through a link and was taken to a strange version of Facebook mobile. I assumed that m.facebook.com had received an overhaul, but after refreshing I saw the same ol' Facebook mobile. A quick bit of recon turned up nothing and that was that. Well browsing through my RSS feeds this morning I came across a post on our sister site precentral.net...

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Bolt 1.5 Released - Moved Out of Beta Bringing Speed and New Features

Bolt 1.5 has finally been officially released. In the 8 months of the public beta, Bolt has seen some fantastic growth in its user base and within the application itself. Many new changes are upon us with the launch of version 1.5, and if you have never tried Bolt before, now is a great time to give it a look New features and enhancements to BOLT 1.5 include: Cache Support to speed users’...

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Snaptu- A Multi Resource App For Your BlackBerry

Snaptu- A Multi Resource App For Your BlackBerry

[ This post comes via our Community Review forums from member irie. Post your review and if we promote it to the blogs you'll receive a coupon for free accessories or apps from ShopCrackBerry ] This is a great application that seems to have been overlooked on the blogs, but certainly not in the forums. While digging through the forums and App World my girlfriend pointed out Snaptu and one...

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