Free mIQ Sync Service from Best Buy is Live

Free mIQ Sync Service from Best Buy is Live

We got a first look at mIQ a few weeks ago, but the official release totally slipped through the cracks as there was no other formal announcement (thanks for the reminder Ro!).  The mIQ service from Best Buy Mobile is now live and ready for the world. I've been checking out the service for a few days, and it seems very promising. The premise is simple - install the app on your device and it...

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Contest Winners: SendX, SmrtGuard, Metallic Theme & m[i]Berry Theme

Contest Winners: SendX, SmrtGuard, Metallic Theme & m[i]Berry Theme

In the midst of one of our best contests yet we snuck in a few quick ones last week. Everyone was busy cranking out their video submissions, but we didn't want to leave the contests empty for the week. We dropped two great themes, Metallix and m[i]Berry as well as the cool apps SendX and SmrtGuard. Check out the full winners list after the jump. Congrats! CRACKBERRY CONTEST WINNERS! *...

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Installing Leaked OS When 'Only Active BlackBerry Subscribers' Error Message is Received

Having trouble upgrading the new OS leak that you just downloaded for your device? Many users are beginning to see the error that states "Only active BlackBerry subscribers are entitled to install this upgrade". If you are killing yourself trying to install the OS and can't seem to be able to get past this stage, well we have a fix for you. Check out this quick walkthrough and you'll be up and...

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BerrySilent - The Ultimate Ringer Switch - $1.99 Until Thursday

Last week we checked out FlipOff, a cool app that changes the profile on your Storm just by flipping it over. I got word that Bellshare (makers of BerryBuzz and SmartAlerts) also have a similar app called BerrySilent. The application silences (or changes your profile) when your Storm is placed face down or by using a convenience key. You can set BerrySilent to silence when flipped over, and...

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Things To Do While Racing Your Ferrari - Text On Your BlackBerry Bold!

Well I guess this one is more Ferrari-humor than BlackBerry humor, but the video above still gave me an extra chuckle at the 54 second mark when the BlackBerry Bold makes its appearance (warning: might want to turn your speaker volume down a bit). Here's the background of what you're watching... Over the years, F1-style gearboxes has evolved and -- in most cases -- proven to be faster...

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2 Elecite Themes On Sale For $0.99 Each Two Days Only

2 Elecite Themes On Sale For  $0.99 Each Two Days Only

Elecite has let me know of a two day sale they have going on at the moment. You can now grab Focus and Analog all for the low cost of $0.99 each. These are two of Elecites top selling themes so be sure to get in on the sale love here. Process is simple. Head on over to Elecites website add any of the two themes to your cart and upon purchasing input the coupon code 2099 and you are good to...

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PocketMac Users No Longer Able To Get Support From RIM

PocketMac Users No Longer Able To Get Support From RIM

With the launch of BlackBerry Desktop Manager for Mac, this news really comes as no big surprise. According to the RIM knowledgebase, PocketMac for BlackBerry support was actually cancelled as of October 2nd, 2009. This means previous users of PocketMac who are continuing to use the application no longer will be able to obtain support from RIM. Please be advised that as of October 2, 2009...

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SendX 25% Off Through Wednesday

Since I wrote about SendX last week I have been using it on my Tour and I don't know how I did without it. This is a very handy application that should be built right into the OS (much like many other apps we've seen popping up lately). SendX lets you easily send information from various built in applications from one to the other. I frequently get emails that I need to follow up on and...

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Corey Visto 50% Off Theme Sale

Corey Visto 50% Off Theme Sale

Corey Visto just dropped me a note to let me know he is running a 50% off theme sale from now though October 31st. The sale is for a few of his best themes, so if you haven't grabbed them yet, you can get them at a great price. Choose from Droid, Docked, OSX, or Grayonic. Themes for devices across the board, so you have no excuse not to pick one up. Head over to the CrackBerry App Store to...

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Signs Of The BlackBerry Storm 2 Appear On Verizon Website

Signs Of The BlackBerry Storm 2 Appear On Verizon Website

Not really too much to say about this other then the fact that Verizon really should just send out the official announcement we all know is coming. The BlackBerry Storm 2 forums filled up earlier with some findings on the Verizon website as shown above, where users through some url magic are now able to view the 360 degree demo of the BlackBerry Storm 2. Kevin gave his thoughts earlier this...

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BlackBerry Desktop Manager for Mac Updated to v1.0.1

BlackBerry Desktop Manager for Mac Updated to v1.0.1

It looks like the less than a month old Desktop Manager for Mac has already received an update. Reports are flying in that the software has been updated to v1.0.1 Build 2. What does that mean? Well we're not totally sure as there is no updated changelog posted yet for 1.0.1 at docs.blackberry.com. But we do know the first build had a few bugs left in it. If you find something different be sure...

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First Images: BlackBerry Watch is FOR REAL!

First Images: BlackBerry Watch is FOR REAL!

* Update 2 - October 26th, 2009 - the inPulse Smartwatch for BlackBerry Smartphones has been officially announced and is now available for pre-order! * * Update - Just to be clear as I've seen some confusion in the commments, but as far as we know at this time the inPulse watch is not being made by/for BlackBerry (it won't feature a BlackBerry logo), but is being made for use with...

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Larry David Needs His BlackBerry Bold

Curb Your Enthusiasm is one of my absolute favorite shows and if you've been watching this season (which has been hilarious so far imo) then you've likely spotted Larry David with his BlackBerry Bold in hand on more than one occassion. The BlackBerry Bold and Larry's addiction to the device (hello BrickBreaker!) were put in the spotlight on last night's episode. Check out the clip above...

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BlackBerry Device Software Web Update Now Working with Firefox - Finally!!!!

Until now the only way to use the BlackBerry Web Update to upgrade your device software was through Internet Explorer. It looks like now the updater is also working with Firefox (finally). I'm not sure how many actually use the web update as opposed to Dekstop Manager or App Loader, but at least now the option is there. Apparently RIM wasn't willing to go all out and fully integrate however,...

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BlackBerry Storm 2 Accessories

BlackBerry Storm 2 Accessories

Following up on our BlackBerry Storm2 Review, we received a number of comments, tweets and emails related to BlackBerry Storm2 accessories. Will the 'insert name here' case / accessory I already own for my Storm work with the Storm2 or will I have to buy a new one? What accessories should I buy first? Is there anything else I should look out for? We figured a quick post and poll could quickly get...

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Labyrinth Lite - Now Available In Free Edition For BlackBerry Storm Users

One of my favorite games got somewhat of revision a few days ago. BerryBlow has released a new version of Labyrinth. While some new features were added, it's not really an update but more of an alternative to the fully featured game it's worth mentioning. Labyrinth Lite is a free offering from BerryBlow and while the original Labyrinth has an infinite amount of playable levels, Labyrinth Lite...

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RIM Rolling Out Google Contact Sync Across Carrier BIS Services; OS 5.0 Hopefully Coming Soon

Over the weekend many users have reported seeing the "Contacts" options start appearing on their Gmail accounts while logged into their carrier's BIS sites. Telus, AT&T, Rogers, T-Mobile and Verizon have all been accounted for at this time and I'm sure many others are to follow. This was one of the highly noted upgrades to BIS 2.8 that was stated as coming approximately 2 weeks after...

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Free Glasskart Series Themes For BlackBerry Bold Devices

Free Glasskart Series Themes For BlackBerry Bold Devices

Rockdog97 has been busy filling the CrackBerry Bold theme forums up with a bunch of free themes. The Glasskart series he has been mixing together takes a really minimalist approach to design while at the same time including some of everyones favourite options. In all there are six themes in the series that are available for the BlackBerry Bold and you'll wanna check each out. Between all the...

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Free BlackBerry Developer Webinar This Week - Mobile Application Design

Just a reminder for anyone who is either a BlackBerry developer or looking into becoming one. RIM will be holding their latest webinar on October 20th and it's one that you will not want to miss. Overview:Join us in an online discussion for BlackBerry Java developers which will help you better understand mobile application design considerations through best practices and real world...

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Best of Smartphone Experts, 18 Oct 2009

Verizon Attacks iPhone, Introduces Droid Android 2.0 'Eclair' Leaked, Screenshots Look So Good HTC Hero: Software & HTC Sense Review, Motorola CLIQ Video Tour Hands-On BlackBerry Storm2 Review BlackBerry Storm2 Features and Specs BlackBerry Storm2 Image Gallery BlackBerry Messenge 5.0 Stress Test Facebook 1.7 Now...

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