How Do You Use Your BlackBerry Series: To Theme or Not to Theme?

How Do You Use Your BlackBerry Series: To Theme or Not to Theme?

    Do you use a 3rd party theme on your device?Market Research This week we have a question that is plain and simple - do you use a 3rd party theme on your device? I used to be a huge fan of themes, and I was constantly trying out different ones to find one that best suited me. A few months back I was swapping OS versions so often that I just got tired of installing my apps again...

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Review: Sennheiser-Adidas CX 680 Headphones

Review:  Sennheiser-Adidas CX 680 Headphones

I had the opportunity a few months ago to meet Jeff from Hummingbird Media, and had a great talk with him regarding the Sennheiser brand of headphones. I expressed an interest in checking them out, and was pleasantly surprised by the product. Recently, Sennheiser partnered with Adidas on a new line of sport earbuds, and I gave them a whirl to see if these two top names in performance could...

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Celebrate Earth Day with the Go Green Theme

Celebrate Earth Day with the Go Green Theme

Today is Earth Day, and what better way to show your support than by using a sweet theme. Go Green from superpinjal.inc lets you show off the green in you. It has some very cool icons and a green backgound (crazy right?) and will get you in that Earth Day spirit. The theme is 100% free and is available for most devices OTA. You can download it by heading to the link below. Happy Earth Day!...

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First Look: Rogers BlackBerry Pearl 9100 and White BlackBerry Bold 9700 Photos!

First Look: Rogers BlackBerry Pearl 9100 and White BlackBerry Bold 9700 Photos!

Our pal Treatz and another connect both hit us up just now with photos of dummy units of the BlackBerry Pearl 9100 and white BlackBerry Bold 9700 that are arriving at Rogers stores in Canada. Once this happens, it's typically only a short matter of time before the units will on sale. The BlackBerry Pearl 9100 is looking pretty sweet with its maroon color that sort of fades to black - let's...

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BlackBerry Bold 9650 Launching With 512MB Device Memory and OS 5.0 (6.0 Ready); What Current Devices Will Get 6/WebKit Browser?

When early pre-production units of the BlackBerry "essex" aka "Tour2" started floating around and making appearances on the interwebs, they were still showing the same 256MB of device memory that other current-generation BlackBerry device models like the Tour 9630, Storm2, Bold 9700, Curve 85xx, etc. possess. In those early days of 9650 sightings, it was also thought the device would launch in...

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Contest: BeeSweeper - Minesweeper for BlackBerry - 50 Copies to Be Won

If you're at all a fan of Minesweeper (and who isn't?) then this one is for you. BeeSweeper is Minesweeper for BlackBerry, and its very addicting. The rules are the same, and there are three different levels of play. You can post your results online and compete against other players to see who will be the BeeSweeper champion. There is an "auto-flag" feature for faster gameplay and you can also...

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mblVault 2.0 Keeps Your Photos and Documents Private

mblVault is a great app that protects your most important data should your device fall into the wrong hands. The app encrypts your data and photos and stores them in a secure location on your device. mblVault keeps things locked tight, so should someone try to access your files they won't have any luck, even if they get at your SD card from a computer. Other new features include: HIDDEN...

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BlackBerry Apps to Help Manage your Money

BlackBerry Apps to Help Manage your Money

Let’s see, we’re nearly five months into this year. How are you doing with your resolutions? Particularly the one you made to start saving money. Have you been managing your finances more efficiently? Or have you been spending so much money that your debit or credit card is starting to melt? We all know it’s always best to make a budget, but it may be difficult to adhere to it. Your grocery...

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BerryPopup Message Notifier Updated to Version 1.5

  The team at Bellshare let me know that BerryPopup has been updated to version 1.5. If you haven't heard of it before, BerryPopup is a neat app that allows you to preview incoming email and SMS messages on your device without having to jump into the specific message. If you have a ton of emails coming in constantly (like most of us do) the app lets you preview the message without having to...

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Official OS 5.0.0.577 for the BlackBerry Curve 8350i from SouthernLINC

Official OS 5.0.0.577 for the BlackBerry Curve 8350i from SouthernLINC

Great news for the 8350i users as SouthernLINC has just released OS 5.0.0.577. Forums member Mr_Eddie spotted this one, and those of you still haning on to the original 4.6 OS will definitely want to check it out. The latest release is packed with all of the 5.0 goodness and is ready to roll. Be sure to drop a comment and let us know if you'll be upgrading and if so how it goes. While this is...

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Travel Smarter with FlightView for BlackBerry

  When on the go we all want to have an edge. FlightView is there to help for busy travelers who need to stay in the loop. The app lets you track flights in real-time, get information on upcoming and active flights and receive notifications for flight status. Knowing the status of your flight can be an invaluable tool, and having that information right on your device makes things that much...

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Hot or Not: The BlackBerry 9670 Clamshell. Want to see it Made or Should it be Locked Away? Cast Your Vote!

* Update: Well that's that. After a quick 15,000 votes I think it's safe to say the verdict is in. Less than 20% of CrackBerry readers, and these are people who typically like/love BlackBerrys, think this BlackBerry 9670 design is a good idea. Over 80% think it's a form factor to scrap and put those specs and efforts into something else. Of course it's not like RIM builds only one style of...

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Challenge Your Mind with MobileQs Trivia Game - 50 Copies to be Won!

Challenge Your Mind with MobileQs Trivia Game - 50 Copies to be Won!

If your looking for a nice simple game to challenge your mind, or just kill some time, you may wanna check out MobileQs Trivia Game. Question Pack 1 includes 1100 questions that will be sure to keep you busy for a while. You can also purchase additional question packs including question pack 2, Movie Classics question pack, Olympics question pack, and Stocks & Tickers question pack. The...

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Dragon for Email Dictation App Now Available for BlackBerry Smartphones

Dragon for Email Dictation App Now Available for BlackBerry Smartphones

I remember way back when I had one of my first PCs and I discovered Dragon Dictate. I was amazed that I could just speak and the PC would recognize (mostly) what I said and put it into text. Well I've been wowed again with the release of Dragon for Email. Never has it been easier to speak your emails to your BlackBerry. Just talk away and Dragon for Email will transcribe your speech into a...

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New Blackout Premium Theme From Ninja Themes

New Blackout Premium Theme From Ninja Themes

A few weeks back now I made a post about a mysterious icon that showed after installing an OS. As it turns out the icon was common for quite a few people. Now while there was many comments on the the icon, a lot of folks were interested in the theme I was using. At the time, it was a beta theme for testing.  Now, we jump ahead a bit. Ninja, the master mind beyond Ninja Themes has finally...

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Twinkler Software Spring Cleaning Sale - Get WiFi Hero Or InstantLog For Only 99 Cents

Twinkler Software has let us know of their spring cleaning sale they have going on. The sale, starts today and runs up until the 23rd at midnight.  If you act fast you can pick up WiFi Hero or InstantLog for only $0.99 each. As a special CrackBerry bonus, the first 20 people to use the coupon code "CBSPRINGSALE" will get their choice of one of the two apps for free. Remember, once the 20 are...

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BlackBerry Pearl 9100 No Contract Pricing Revealed For Rogers And Bell?

The folks over at MobileSyrup caught some information for those of you out there still waiting on the BlackBerry Pearl 9100 to arrive. The information is pertinent to those who are on Bell and Rogers/Fido and while it's still not a release date it does show that carriers are one more step closer to making this thing actually happen. As pointed out in the above pic, the no contract price for...

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BlackBerry 9670 Shows Face, Rocking CDMA And New Clamshell Design

BlackBerry 9670 Shows Face, Rocking CDMA And New Clamshell Design

Well this has certainly been an interesting day. First we seen some shots of OS 6.0 and now we get an up close look at the BlackBerry 9670. This certainly isn't the first time we've heard about a new clamshell design from Research In Motion but it is the first sighting of the long on the table device. As we know it, the specs for this one are rather interesting with what may be a few surprises...

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Foursquare for BlackBerry Beta v1.8.2 Now Available

Foursquare for BlackBerry Beta v1.8.2 Now Available

Yesterday we saw some new screens of the latest beta of foursquare, and verison 1.8.2 is now officially available for download. The update brings a new look as well as some cool new features to the BlackBerry app - including a cool "copy venue info" feature. If you're a foursquare user you'll definitely want to check out the features. Updates include: Friends Page - Quickly see your own...

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Elecites Apple Smash Contest - Destroy An Apple For Some Awesome Prizes

The folks over at Elecite have started up a pretty hilarious contest for everyone to take part in. Apple Smash is now underway, and with a grand total of 40 winners, you'll want to check it out for sure. Apple Smash! The contest where you get to creatively destroy, mutilate or simply humiliate an apple and win awesome prizes while you’re at it. Each of the top 7 winners who best...

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