Beejive IM Beta 1.9.7 for OS 5.0 Devices

Beejive IM Beta 1.9.7 for OS 5.0 Devices

Beejive has released a new beta of their all-in-one IM client. Beta 1.9.7 is geared toward OS 5.0 users, and has a bunch of updated features. Beejive was kind of shaky on some 5.0 builds, so the new beta hopes to get closer to a fully working version. Features include: file transfers via link, you can now transfer files to buddies on all IM accounts. email push when app running in...

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In my hunting for a new theme for my 9700 last night I came across Liquid Chrome. Liquid Chrome is one of the new theme builder 5.0 themes that are now starting to show up, practically on a hourly basis in the theme shop. While I'm not typically a fan of yellow, the transitions in Liquid chrome caught my eye enough to give it a shot and I have to say I don't mind yellow so much any more. The...

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I Love My BlackBerry Contest - Thank You Sponsors!

I Love My BlackBerry Contest - Thank You Sponsors!

Our I Love My BlackBerry Contest was a HUGE success. Thanks to all those who entered. You should have received an email about your prizes (if not contact sitesupport(at)crackberry.com). We just have to give a shout to all of our sponsors for providing awesome prizes for the contest - we couldn't have done it without them. Big thanks to Schlage, Slacker, ShaoSoft, Dreamtheme, Coveroo, SmrtGuard...

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Get Your Hockey Updates Quickly with Hockey Scores

Get Your Hockey Updates Quickly with Hockey Scores

*UPDATE* - Appears only devices 4.6 OS and up are supported, sorry folks! - Read more This one is for the Hockey fans out there that just want quick update access to all the NHL hockey scores. Hockey Scores is a small app that does just that and nothing more. In your hand and up to the minute scores from the NHL every time you open that app. Lightweight and fast, Hockey Scores is currently...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for November 20th, 2009!

BlackBerry App Roundup for November 20th, 2009!

Mid-November greetings to you all. This week I'm mixing things up just a bit. I'm doing away with the 'on sale' portion just for now... and have added another title into the 'new' and 'in case you missed it' sections. Not much of a 'spicing up', but a change is as good as a rest. Covered in this weeks' edition of the roundup are the following apps: In Case You Missed It: WordPress Mobile...

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BlackBerry Curve 8530 Now Available From Verizon Wireless

BlackBerry Curve 8530 Now Available From Verizon Wireless

  The BlackBerry Curve 8530 Smartphone is now available from Verizon Wireless. The device is available in both Black and Smoky Violet, and will run you $99.99 with a new 2-year contract (and online discount). The latest CDMA device supports Wifi, has a 2.0 MP camera, music player, bluetooth capability and more. You an also grab the Curve 8530 as part of Verizon's BOGO promo and pick up another...

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Video First Look: BlackBerry Pearl 9100!

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] When it rains it pours!! If you didn't see our Photos of the new BlackBerry Pearl 9100 (codenamed stratus/striker), be sure to check them out along with the photos spotted/posted by our buddy salomondrin. He also posted up the sweet video above (though it's not him in the video doing the talking per usual - but we're sure that'll happen soon and we...

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Live Images of the New 3G BlackBerry Pearl 9100!!

Live Images of the New 3G BlackBerry Pearl 9100!!

First Live Photos of the new BlackBerry Pearl 9100!! OoohHHH BaBy!! Any BlackBerry Pearl fans out there? I know there are. And I know so many of you have been waiting for Research in Motion to release an updated version of the candybar-styled BlackBerry Pearl 81xx Series Smartphone. Good news. The wait is getting shorter, because what you're looking at in these photos is the new BlackBerry...

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Verizon BlackBerry Curve 8530 Review

Verizon BlackBerry Curve 8530 Review

Ever since I had a chance to play with the Curve 8520, I have held a special place in my BlackBerry heart for the revamped 85xx series devices. It flashes me back to the days of my 8830 and being a new BlackBerry user. I think the Curve 8530 would have been a much better starting point, and is definitely a great choice for those entering the BlackBerry world for the first time. The smooth...

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Verizon BlackBerry Curve 8530 Image Gallery

Verizon BlackBerry Curve 8530 Image Gallery

While trying to crank out the Curve 8530 review, it was kind enough to take a few minutes and pose solo and with some friends. Not much new to show off, but I tried to catch the best angles so you get the idea of how sleek the device really is. Hit the jump for some shots from all sides, as well as a few side-by-side with some Verizon buddies both old and new. BlackBerry Curve...

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Verizon BlackBerry Curve 8530 Unboxing Video

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Here is a quick look at the new BlackBerry Curve 8530 from Verizon Wireless. In the box you'll find the device, wall charger, USB cable and headset. This is a reveiw unit so it most likely isn't what the retail box will look like (they will have a sleeve with artwork etc) so don't worry about the looks too much. Take a look at the video for a quick...

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Verizon BlackBerry Curve 8530 Features and Specifications

Verizon BlackBerry Curve 8530 Features and Specifications

Full Features and Specs List for the BlackBerry Curve 8530 BlackBerry Curve 8530 Specifications Size (LxWxD) 109 x 60 x 13.90 mm Weight (battery included) 105 g Memory 256 MB internal flash memory Expandable Memory Micro SD (located under battery, accepting up to 32 GB card*) Battery 1150 mAh removable/rechargeable cryptographic lithium cell...

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Facebook for BlackBerry Updated to 1.7.0.22

Facebook for BlackBerry Updated to 1.7.0.22

  We just got word that Facebook has been updated to version 1.7.0.22. No notes on what is new, but most likely nothing major. The last release was a pretty decent overhaul, so I would think nothing more than a few tweaks and bug fixes this time. You can upgrade by heading over to blackberry.com/facebook from your device. On a side note, check out the image after the jump. I tried to...

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NYC Subway for BlackBerry Smartphones Shows Maps, Locations and More

One of the most useful apps I have found for my BlackBerry has to be RailBandit. I frequently take the train from New Jersey into New York City, so having the live schedules right on my device have made life so much easier. I got word today that RailBandit has added an NYC Subway app to their lineup. The new application allows you to find the fastest route between any two subway stations...

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Leaked: OS 5.0.0.351 for the BlackBerry Bold 9700

Leaked: OS 5.0.0.351 for the BlackBerry Bold 9700

Here is a new OS leak for all of the new Bold 9700 owners. You've got it all setup, so why not jump in and get a new OS installed? No reports of what is new/different with this one, so install at your own risk. The stock 5.0 seems to be running well across most devices, so its up to you to decide if you want to jump on this one or not. *OS Disclaimer - Please Read: Keep in mind this is NOT...

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BlackBerry Curve 8530 Headed to US Cellular on December 10th?

BlackBerry Curve 8530 Headed to US Cellular on December 10th?

Word on the street is that US Cellular may be the next carrier in line for the Curve 8530. The device is soon to be available on both Verizon and Sprint, and US Cellular may be the next in line on December 10th. US Cellular customers just recently had a chance to grab the Tour 9630, so having another new device in such a short time is a great addition to their lineup. Verizon customers only...

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Verizon OS Update for the Tour 9630 Tonight?

Verizon OS Update for the Tour 9630 Tonight?

*UPDATE: Looks like we were right - no 5.0 this time. Verizon has posted OS 4.7.1.61 on their update page, so go ahead and grab it from this link if you're still rocking the stock OS.* Rumor has it that the Verizon Tour 9630 will be receiving and official OS update from Verizon tonight. Before you get too excited, it may not be that 5.0 that everyone is looking for. If the rumors are true,...

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iluvmybb contest - Other Awesome Entry Video Shout Outs!

Mad Skillz - Entry #51 - Professional Yo-Yo Berry [ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] OK folks, this is our last shout-outs post in what was a purely awesome I Love My BlackBerry Video contest. For this final round, I went through the videos and have highlighted in this post nine entries that really grabbed my attention for different reasons. I'll give a brief overview, and then you...

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Drivesafe.ly, the application which reads you emails and SMS messages to you while you are driving has hit a big milestone. 1 Million users are now putting Drivesafe.ly to work for them and making the roads a little bit safer for all. The application is great for those who need to have their information asap but not willing to put their and others safety at risk while driving. Drivesafe.ly...

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T-Mobile Complete Offers Contract Free BlackBerry Devices

T-Mobile Complete Offers Contract Free BlackBerry Devices

  T-Mobile looks to be revamping all kinds of plans and devices lately, and their latest offering dubbed T-Mobile Complete just adds to the fun. The new program allows for contract-free devices, namely the Curve 8520. According to Engadget, you can grab the Curve 8520 for $299.99 or a Pearl for $149.99. The first month of service is including free, but you're on your own after that. The plans...

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