Viigo Announces They Are Now Part Of Research In Motion

Viigo Announces They Are Now Part Of Research In Motion

In some late breaking Friday news, Viigo has announced that they are now a part of Research In Motion. What this means we're not exactly sure, but its great news for both Viigo and RIM. In the announcement from viigo.com: Viigo is excited to announce that our company is now part of Research In Motion (RIM). Our team has joined RIM's global organization and will continue to bring our...

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Skype Mobile for BlackBerry A to Z

Skype Mobile for Verizon released yesterday, and while not the greatest client for BlackBerry, it does get the job done. You can view all of your Skype contacts, as well and IM and make calls through your device. Depending on who or where you are calling, the charges vary, but Verizon has created a decent FAQ page that pretty much explains how it all breaks down. You can also check out some...

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WiFi Comrade Turns Off WiFi When Not Needed - 100 Copies to Give Away

If you find your battery dropping off, many times it is because you have too many connections (GPS, Bluetooth, WiFi). WiFi Comrade hopes to help by simply disabling WiFi when its not needed. The app remembers the unique ID from each cell tower and determines the device location. It automatically decides if the WiFi connection is needed, and turns WiFi on when in a "WiFi zone" and off when...

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The Hockey News for BlackBerry Launches VIP Mobile with In-App Alerts

The Hockey News for BlackBerry Launches VIP Mobile with In-App Alerts

The Hockey News has announced that they'll be beefing up their service and offering in-app and text message alerts. The Hockey News app has been available for BlackBerry for a while now, but users looking to get more from the app may wish to sign up for the new VIP service. For $2/month, you can sign up to receive alerts in the THN application during games, where you will receive reminders as...

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iGallery Turns Your BlackBerry Into a Digital Photo Frame

Family parties, a night out with old friends or a visit from the in-laws. There are times we all need to whip out the photos of the kids, family or whatever. With iGallery you can have your album with you all the time, and fire up a slide show with a few clicks. You can set the delay, and your images scroll through from a selected folder. You can even use iGallery as a screensaver or set a...

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BlackBerry Desktop Manager 6.0 Pics Show Up Online

BlackBerry Desktop Manager 6.0 Pics Show Up Online

Ok, so maybe it's not pics. Rather, just a screenshot of things to come for BlackBerry Desktop Manager. Earlier today we mentioned that latest that Research In Motion was pushing now is version 5.0.1.37 but, shortly after that the folks over at BBnews.pl revealed the above snapshot of version 6.0.I'm liking the UI changes here. Also digging the fact it looks like RIM has placed a little more...

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Slacker Radio Updated To Version 3.0.459

Slacker Radio Updated To Version 3.0.459

It seems Slacker has been pulling some fast upgrades to their streaming radio application. Not too long ago, Ronen over at BerryReview made a post about how version 3.0.458 was now available. Many folks, after reading the post went to download the latest only find out it had been upgraded again to 3.0.459. Strange to say the least but hey, no complaints about fast upgrades that's for sure. At...

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Give The BlackBerry Tour A Helping Hand Against The iPhone 3GS!

Give The BlackBerry Tour A Helping Hand Against The iPhone 3GS!

Calling all CrackBerry nations hands. Laptop Magazine’s Smartphone Madness tournament is still ongoing and currently the BlackBerry Tour is pitted against the iPhone 3GS. It needs your vote. Head on over and cast it, as we cannot let our #1 frenemy win this one. PS: Spare me the comments about the picture being of a Bold and just vote. :) <br /> <a href="http://answers....

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How Do You Use Your BlackBerry Series: Message Folders - Combined or Separate?

    &lt;a href=&quot;http://answers.polldaddy.com/poll/2954641/&quot; mce_href=&quot;http://answers.polldaddy.com/poll/2954641/&quot;&gt;How do you setup your message folders on your BlackBerry?&lt;/a&gt;&lt;span style=&quot;font-size:9px;&quot;&gt;&lt;a href=&quot;http://www.polldaddy.com&quot; mce_href=&quot;http://www....

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BeDroid and Ultimate Lock Give Away - 100 Copies Up for Grabs

BeDroid and Ultimate Lock Give Away - 100 Copies Up for Grabs

The guys at Epic Applications and JMal/AHaz Designs have teamed up for a huge give away of their just updated software. 100 winners will get a copy of BeDroid, along with a copy of Ultimate Lock.  BeDroid brings an Android feel to your BlackBerry, with its replica icons, meters, status bar, and wallpaper. It also features a tab that holds 16 additional icons, making its homescreen one of the...

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MLB.com At Bat 2010 A to Z

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] While not for everyone, MLB.com At Bat 2010 really is where its at when it comes to keeping track of scores, news and standings through the entire MLB season. The app gives you full power over all of the stats for the whole league, and is truly a great way to keep up with your team while you're on the go. You can choose your favorite team, view...

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Google Search Updated to v3.6.13; Google Sync Updated to v0.7.2

Google Search Updated to v3.6.13; Google Sync Updated to v0.7.2

I guess Google likes to kick out all of their updates at once. Yesterday we noted that the Google Voice app had been updated, and it appears that both the Google Search and Google Sync got a jump as well. The Google Search app now sits at version 3.6.13 and is said to be working on the Storm now. This app lets you easily search mail and contacts on your device. The Google Sync app has been...

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BlackBerry Desktop Manager Updated To Version 5.0.1.37

BlackBerry Desktop Manager Updated To Version 5.0.1.37

BlackBerry Desktop Manager was quietly updated at some point this week. So quietly in fact, I guess RIM forgot to send the notification to desktop clients already installed. Checking for updates never triggered an alert in my currently installed version. Either way, you can now grab the updated version from the RIM download site. Personally, I seem to only use Desktop Manager for backups and...

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Some Shiny New Photos ... of a 24 Carat Gold Plated BlackBerry Bold 9700

Some Shiny New Photos ... of a 24 Carat Gold Plated BlackBerry Bold 9700

If you're not sure who Kenneth Tong is, his credits include the UK Channel 4 Big Brother, as well as the upcoming Millionaire Matchmaker. Well, it turns out Kenneth is a huge CrackBerry fan (and BlackBerry fan in general) and took some time to send in these photos of his new 24 carat gold plated Bold 9700. Its done up from top to bottom, and although not everyone's taste, it does look great....

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Skype Mobile Now Available for Verizon Users ... But What About Other Carriers?

As we already know, Skype Mobile has been rolled out to Verizon Wireless users at this point. The application is being pushed out to devices this morning to make for easy downloading. But now that it is here, we kind of have to wonder what exactly this means for Skype on BlackBerry as a whole. Its been quite a while since Skype made the initial announcement of their intentions to arrive on the...

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Spring into Spring with BlackBerry Apps

Spring into Spring with BlackBerry Apps

You stand there, staring into the cold eyes of your adversary. For months they have been taunting you and now, in their fall from grace, they attempt to deny their fate. You approach your foe with a renewed confidence- the last snowman of winter. You watch as he slowly melts away and imagine hearing its silent screams. With its last moments, it defiantly raises its arm/branch and flips you...

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Special Edition CrackBerry Podcast: Smartphone Experts Crew Reports from CTIA 2010 in Las Vegas

CTIA 2010 is taking place right now in Las Vegas and Dieter Bohn, Phil Nickinson and myself are on hand representing the Smartphone Experts crew. With the biggest news of the show already said and done, we sat down this morning to reflect upon the event. Take a listen. Show links below. Download Podcast .MP3 Directly | Podcast Feed | Subscribe in iTunes Show Links AndroidCentral: Hands-on...

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BlackBerry Accessory Roundup: Enter to Win a Set of Sony Ericsson Stereo Bluetooth Headphones

This Week's Featured Item: Sony Ericsson HBH-DS970 Stereo Bluetooth Headphones There are a lot of ways to listen to music on your BlackBerry. Using the Sony Ericsson HBH-DS970 quickly became my favorite. I was never a fan of the usual stereo bluetooth headphones that wrapped around the back of your neck, they just didn't seem comfortable to me. Thats where the HBH-DS970's differ, they are...

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Beta Test RIM's Upcoming Software at the BlackBerry Beta Zone

Beta Test RIM's Upcoming Software at the BlackBerry Beta Zone

The tip line is off the hook about the newly created BlackBerry Beta Zone. After joining you can download beta programs in progress or sign up for ones that will be available soon. During these beta testing periods you leave feedback on how these programs can be impoved as well as taking part in online discussions and surveys.  Software that are available for beta testing are the following:...

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