BlackBerry Torch 9800 soon to be available in India

BlackBerry Torch 9800 soon to be available in India

Research In Motion has been spreading the BlackBerry Torch love around these days. Most recently, they held a launch event in India at the Hotel Grand Hyatt, Mumbai. Pricing for the device has been set at Rs. 33,990 when it becomes available. The information at the time was short on the exact details such as in store dates and carriers but, I'm sure just hearing that the device is indeed set...

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CrackBerry coverage goes worldwide with our new International News section!

CrackBerry coverage goes worldwide with our new International News section!

Foilow @crackberryworld on twitter for International BlackBerry News! Regular readers of CrackBerry.com know that when it comes to our BlackBerry news coverage we tend to focus on North America first, occassionally blogging the news happening internationally when big stuff happens. But the truth is, CrackBerry.com gets a lot of traffic from all over the world, so we're making a pledge to do a...

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Contest: CrackBerry Best Media App Player for YouTube - 50 copies to be won

Contest: CrackBerry Best Media App Player for YouTube - 50 copies to be won

If you followed the CrackBerry App Awards you know that the best media app was won by Player for YouTube. This handy app makes checking out YouTube videos from your BlackBerry a whole lot better. The app allows you to skip the dinky mobile site and browse, play, search and share YouTube videos with ease. Player for YouTube Pro gives you a much better experience and will make you a YouTube...

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imgLite - Resize, rotate and crop pictures on your BlackBerry

imgLite - Resize, rotate and crop pictures on your BlackBerry

ToySoft has developed a lite version of their popular imgEdit application called imgLite that provides a simple way to resize, rotate, and crop images right on your device. ImgLite not only gives you those options, but also the ability to add several different borders to your newly cropped/resized image, all from within the media, file, and camera apps. There are some other nice features as...

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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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