WES2009: Twitter Contest to Get Ready for The Lounge!

WES2009: Twitter Contest to Get Ready for The Lounge!

A Twitter Contest to Win Prizes and Get Ready for The Lounge @ WES2009 So, with just 1 week to go, here we go with a contest to get us all ready for WES2009. This year The Lounge, sponsored once again by BoxTone, is both on-site and on-line here at CrackBerry and at BoxTone. So, whether you are going to WES in person or not, you can still get connected and share in the info. To stay up...

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Full OS 5.0 Incremental Features Walk Through

Full OS 5.0 Incremental Features Walk Through

By this time most of us CrackBerry Addicts are pretty familiar with OS 5.0. You might be running an unofficial release of it on your BlackBerry Bold or Curve 8900, or you've seen the hands-on video or blog and forum posts that have covered many of the features coming in this next evolution of BlackBerry device software.  That said, I'd bet that even if you have been running 5.0 on your...

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Health and Diet Manager for BlackBerry Smartphones

Health and Diet Manager for BlackBerry Smartphones

Another month ends and we are one step closer to exiting Spring and entering Summer. How many of you have been able to stick to your New Year's Resolutions? Especially that one where you swore up and down that you would fit into that bikini, or trunks, before Summertime. I can admit that I haven't been always successful. Like I've said before, I want to maintain my own mobility while...

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doubleTwist Updated to Version 2.0

The first time we posted on doubleTwist we emphasized the Mac OS integration options considering the lack of options for Mac users in the world of BlackBerry. This time doubleTwist is back and now running at a 2.0 Beta with better support for Windows and Mac OS users and have added some nice new features as outlined below: Faster! Enjoy our completely revamped, snappier user interface...

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I Love BlackBerry Helps Determine How Addicted You Are!

I Love BlackBerry Helps Determine How Addicted You Are!

Every now and then an application comes along that makes you stop and think, what took so long for this to be made? I Love BlackBerry is one of those applications. We all suffer from some level of BlackBerry addiction, ranging from moderate to extremely cracked out on BlackBerry. I Love BlackBerry finally helps you with determining where it is you stand with the seriousness of your addiction...

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RIM Pulls the Plug on BlackBerry Unite!

RIM Pulls the Plug on BlackBerry Unite!

Ahhh poor BlackBerry Unite! It burst onto the scene with big promise of new features such as sharing calendars, assisting with user control over devices and implementing desktop to BlackBerry file transfers. But with a rough start for some users having issues with an IT Policy being unknowingly installed on their devices and causing all kinds of chaos, BlackBerry Unite had many people...

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One Million Members Contest!

One Million Members Contest!

In true CrackBerry fashion and in honor of passing the One Million Registered Members milestone this past Friday, we're holding a sweet little contest. Just login to CrackBerry.com and leave a comment to this blog post and you'll be entered to win one of five great prizes: 2 Grand Prize Packs: 1 unlocked AT&T BlackBerry Bold, 1 BlackBerry Music Gateway and $100 coupon for FREE apps...

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Otterbox Defender Series Heavy Duty Belt Clip Now Available

Otterbox Defender Series Heavy Duty Belt Clip Now Available

One of the most frequently asked questions in the forums from public safety workers is what kind of holster can they use on their utility belts for their prized BlackBerry. OtterBox has always been what I have suggested, but the down side was that it did not fit on the utility belts securely. When I went to CES in January, I stopped by the OtterBox booth and spoke with them about this and...

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Obama To Get Super-Secret Blackberry 8830

Obama To Get Super-Secret Blackberry 8830

Big thanks to everyone who sent this into the tips line... Back in January we reported that we believed President Obama would be keeping his Blackberry for his term in office.  The rumors went up and down, but now according to the Washington Post, the President will indeed be able to keep his 8830. It appears that the NSA is going over the device to make sure its software meets "federal...

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BlackBerry Groups: New Collaborative App Coming Soon?

BlackBerry Groups: New Collaborative App Coming Soon?

Here's some fun leaked news for the Monday leading up to WES 2009... We all know the best apps for BlackBerry tend to be the ones RIM has a hand in building. That said, it's time to start getting a little excited for a new app that should be coming to BlackBerry in the months ahead called BlackBerry Groups! We were originally hearing it could launch as early as next month, but it's more likely...

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Podcast Episode 035: The Marathon

Podcast Episode 035: The Marathon

Wowza. After a month long hiatus (how does that happen?!) from our regularly scheduled CrackBerry podcast, Craig and I were joined yesterday by Bla1ze for what was planned to be a quick show. But somehow, between all the catch-up and discussion on the 9630, Gemini, App World, my mom's new BlackBerry Bold (her first cell phone at the age of 60!) and going through community...

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TwitterBerry 0.9 Beta 6 Available!

TwitterBerry 0.9 Beta 6 Available!

Ahh, there once was a time when I questioned how come there were not more applications for Twitter available on BlackBerry? Such is not the case any more as it seems applications for Twitter keep popping up, each one trying to better the other in functionality and now everyone has their favorites. One of the first Twitter applications I tried out was indeed TwitterBerry and in the world of...

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ExSafe Launches For BlackBerry!

Here is something for all you business focused BlackBerry users out there. ExSafe, software that allows individuals and companies to securely store and manage Microsoft Office spreadsheets and documents in the "cloud" has finally come to BlackBerry devices after long only being available on Windows Mobile devices. With a good reputation backing its usage and the promise to help cut IT costs...

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Co-Founder of Apple Steve Wozniak Uses A BlackBerry?!

Co-Founder of Apple Steve Wozniak Uses A BlackBerry?!

Lifehacker posted an article recently where they interviewed Steve Wozniak, the shall we say ecentric Co-Founder of Apple, asking him how he gets through his day. What tools does he use? What applications are a must for the Woz? Reasonable questions for a busy man. Surprisingly (or maybe not so surprisingly for some?), aside from the assumed/mandatory iPhone usage Steve Wozniak is also a...

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Contests Winners Announcements

Contests Winners Announcements

Let's kick off the week with some housekeeping. We hold a lot of contests around here, which means we also have a lot of winners to announce. So if you entered our recent contets to win free copies of MeterBerry, Fateful Fortune Cookie or Tip Calculator, you can click the image above to find out if you're one of the lucky winners! CrackBerry.com Contest Winners ** Note to the Winners...

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Best of SPE, 26 April 2009

Best of SPE, 26 April 2009

We're pretty sure that if you're reading this, you're the sort who likes exclusive, breaking details on Smartphones. We had that aplenty this week. Nokia Experts got the full skinny on the AT&T Nokia E71x in the form of PDF guides and a confirmation of a May 4th release. PreCentral.net scored an internal head-to-head between the iPhone and the Palm Pre. CrackBerry.com saw yet another...

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Click's Picks! BlackBerry Media Roundup 031

Click's Picks! BlackBerry Media Roundup 031

Hey Everyone! We're back again with another exciting Click's Picks. Be sure to click through on the image above to see my favorite BlackBerry wallpapers, ringtones and video picks for the week AND at the end I'll announce the winners of our contest  we ran last week!   BLACKBERRY WALLPAPERS Now for my top wallpapers, I have gone through our database and picked 5 Wallpapers for each of...

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New Game: Air Traffic Control for the BlackBerry Storm

Calling All BlackBerry Storm owners! New from Mobigloo, developers of such popular titles as Nintaii, Storm Level Pro and Next Dual Pack, comes a fun and addicting game called Air Traffic Control. The premise of Air Traffic Control is to land all of the planes on the runways by using your finger to draw the flight path. The game includes two scenes -- Bora Bora and an Aircraft Carrier -- and...

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Xenozu Youtube App Launches Via App World

Xenozu Youtube App Launches Via App World

While browsing BlackBerry App World last night I happened to notice the Xenozu Youtube App under the Music & Video section and it appeared to be a new entry. Curious as to what exactly it was I downloaded and installed it to my Bold. The application is one similar to the Youtube app currently offered by Google on the BlackBerry Storm. Some nice features are built in, such as being able...

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Give Your Berry An X-Box Make Over With xBerry Theme

Give Your Berry An X-Box Make Over With xBerry Theme

Let the battle begin! Hot on the heels of their PS3 inspired theme PSB, Elecite has finally launched their X-Box inspired theme xBerry to go head to head with PSB. With an awesome true to X-Box color scheme and customized icons, X-Box fans can show their pride for their consoles, red ring of death and all. Sorry had to toss that in there, the description will explain why, I promise...

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