Reminder: Win an iPad or Galaxy Tab in the Waze Contest!

Reminder: Win an iPad or Galaxy Tab in the Waze Contest!

Friendly Reminder: The Waze Contest Goes until November 10th! Full Details Below!! If you're already taking part in the Waze contest, keep collecting those Road Goodies! We have a lot of BlackBerry users participating in the contest already, but they're trailing behind Android and iPhone users slightly for total number of goodies collected (maybe BlackBerry users just have less free time!...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for November 5th, 2010! Win 1 of 25 copies of MegaAlarms!

Howdy and welcome to the weekly app roundup! Yee-haw! It’s about gosh darn time we saw some OS 6 leak ‘round these here parts! It looks like we struck oil, partners. I hope y’all enter into the Colorware Torch contest goin’ on right now; you can get yer hands on a mighty purdy Torch, I reckon. I can’t even begin to think about the number of colour combinations you can choose. Today, we...

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BeAmplified for BlackBerry - A PlayBook Theme by BBThemes

BeAmplified for BlackBerry - A PlayBook Theme by BBThemes

BBThemes let us know they have just released a new creation called BeAmplified, and I have to say, it's hot! BeAmplified takes its design from the BlackBerry PlayBook, with features such as the sliding panel in the center that allows access to 6 pre-defined apps (Messages, Calendar, BlackBerry Messenger, Browser, Music, and Pictures) and a sliding bottom dock. This dock houses the following...

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Press Release: RIM Announces Free BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express Software for IBM Lotus Domino

Never forgetting their enterprise roots and further bolstering their dominance in the business space, RIM has just announced a new offering to their Free BlackBerry Enterpise Server Express service with support for IBM Lotus Domino. Press Release RIM Announces Free BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express Software for IBM Lotus Domino Wirelessly Synchronizes BlackBerry Smartphones with...

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Rent.com launches new Blackberry app for apartment hunters and renters

If you're on the hunt for a new house, apartment or just some space to rent or buy then the perfect BlackBerry app for you is now available in BlackBerry App World. Rent.com has come up with a great application with a ton of features built into it. Let's look at the description: The free, user-friendly app lets users search for apartments, call or e-mail property owners and manage their...

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Leaked: OS 6.0.0.337 for the BlackBerry Torch 9800!

Leaked: OS 6.0.0.337 for the BlackBerry Torch 9800!

* Update: Megaupload is being dumb - stay tuned... download mirrors coming shortly. * Wow. What a week for BlackBerry 6 OS leaks. Next up we have version 6.0.0.337 for the BlackBerry Torch 9800. If you're a Torch 9800 owner and want to give it a go, you can download it per the link below. Just be sure to back up your stuff first. And if you run into any issues, just remember the CrackBerry...

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No BlackBerry Theme Studio for the BlackBerry PlayBook initially unless demand for it is high

One question that a lot of folks in the developer community (especially theme developers) have been asking is, "Is the BlackBerry PlayBook capable of using themes?". Well, today during the Research In Motion webcast for the PlayBook, RIM confirmed that at this time there will be no BlackBerry Theme Studio coming for the BlackBerry PlayBook. But RIM didn't close that door to developers, there...

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BerryReader updated to version 1.1; Get it today for half price!

BerryReader updated to version 1.1; Get it today for half price!

The folks at BellShare, winner of CrackBerry's 2010 BlackBerry App Developer of the Year award, have released an update to their popular Google Reader client for BlackBerry, aptly named BerryReader. Version 1.1 brings with it a number of changes, which include: Added share via e-mail, Twitter and Facebook support Added new visual UI for swiping article headers to toggle read/star on...

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Fire at RIM warehouse - No employees harmed

Fire at RIM warehouse - No employees harmed

Some scary stuff happened in Cambridge, Ontario, Canada last night at one of the Research In Motion  warehouse buildings. Firefighters were called to the building based on a 911 call that reported an explosion around 4am. Firefighters were able to maintain control, attributing the buildings sprinkler system to helping in keeping things from getting too bad. The report also states that the...

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BlackBerry PlayBook wins the first ever Tablet World Series!

BlackBerry PlayBook wins the first ever Tablet World Series!

Well lookie lookie. Steve Jobs may think 7" is too small for a tablet, though some of the trends we have seen since he made that statement have been proving otherwise. On a recent CrackBerry poll with over 11,000 respondents, 61% said 7" was plenty big for a tablet while another 20.5% said it's not how deep you fish, but how you wiggle the worm.  All in all, at least among CrackBerry readers...

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Battleships, the classic game of skill and strategy!

Battleships, the classic game of skill and strategy!

Feeling nostalgic for classic board games? Spice Labs the creators of the popular Hangman app; have released a free app called Battleships. Similar to the classic guessing game, your mission is to sink your opponent’s fleet of ships before they destroy yours. It’s a great mix of fun, strategy, and frustration as you work your way through the playing grid searching for your targets. As a kid...

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Official OS 5.0.0.979 for the BlackBerry Bold 9700 released by AT&T

Official OS 5.0.0.979 for the BlackBerry Bold 9700 released by AT&T

If you're on AT&T and like to run only official OS' then you'll be pleased to know that as of yesterday, AT&T has been sending out notifications that OS 5.0.0.979 is now available for the BlackBerry Bold 9700. This was previously seen in a leak and rolled out by a few other carriers but now it's got that official stamp of goodness from AT&T. Click Here To Download The Official OS...

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RealCal gives your calendar icon that OS 6 feel

RealCal gives your calendar icon that OS 6 feel

When I upgraded to the Torch, one of the first things I noticed was that the native Calendar icon displayed a date that was automatically updated. True, you can also see the date without the icon, but it’s just one of those add-ons that you have to assume somebody asked for. To whoever had that brainchild, I salute you. There are a few OS 6 type themes out there that try to capture the look...

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BlackBerry Bold 9780, Style and PlayBook all announced... what can we expect to see next from Research In Motion?!

Any bets on what kind of BlackBerry we'll see next from Research In Motion?! On the last RIM earnings call, Co-CEO Jim Balsillie said we'd see some "acceleration" from RIM towards the end of the calendar year. After what was an extremely quiet start of 2010 on the new BlackBerry front, over the last few months RIM has pushed out and/or announced a bunch of new devices onto the market. Along...

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Leaked: OS 6.0.0.286 For The BlackBerry Style 9670

Leaked: OS 6.0.0.286 For The BlackBerry Style 9670

Anyone who picked up a brand new BlackBerry Style will tell you the OS that it released with was 6.0.0.248 but, there is now already a later version available for users in the form of a leak. OS 6.0.0.286 is what has just become available and if you're willing to try it out then by all means, do so. Just remember, not an official OS folks. *OS Disclaimer - Please Read: Keep in mind this is...

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BlackBerry PlayBook webcast series for developers starts tomorrow!

BlackBerry PlayBook webcast series for developers starts tomorrow!

As we mentioned a little while back, Research In Motion is starting up their series of five webcasts to help get developers started on the BlackBerry PlayBook. The first of the five “Develop for the BlackBerry Tablet OS SDK for Adobe AIR” webcasts will actually be held tomorrow and will guide you through the process of installing, setting up BlackBerry PlayBook SDK and get you started on...

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Leaked: OS 5.0.0.1015 For The BlackBerry Storm2 9550

Leaked: OS 5.0.0.1015 For The BlackBerry Storm2 9550

Yesterday, we saw the onslaught of BlackBerry 6 leaks for devices capable of running it. Today, one device which will not be getting BlackBerry 6 at least has a brand new OS 5 leak. BlackBerry Storm 2 9550 owners, feel free to grab what has got to be the highest OS version number I have ever seen thus far. Remember, not an official OS as of yet so be sure to back your data up. *OS Disclaimer...

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Alarms by JoPs gets updated to v1.1.6

A little over a month ago we told you about a great app appropriately named Alarms by JoPs. Alarms is a useful application that allows you to set up many different alarms or reminders, either on a given date or with the frequency of your choice: daily, weekly, monthly, etc. The application also lets you customize the text to display, music or playlists to play, and a picture background. I'm...

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A closer look at the ELITE theme for BlackBerry by WJD Designs

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] In this week's theme roundup our featured contest is for one of 25 free copies of ELITE by WJD Designs. Wayne let us know that he has an awesome video that really showcases the features of ELITE, and we thought it only fair to go ahead and post it for you all to see. From WJD Designs: "Elite is one of those themes that you will keep on your...

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Leaked: OS 6.0.0.344 For The BlackBerry Pearl 3G 9100/9105

Leaked: OS 6.0.0.344 For The BlackBerry Pearl 3G 9100/9105

And the BlackBerry 6 love continues. OS for the BlackBerry Pearl 3G has now popped up and is available for download. Just like the other releases today, this one is not official in any way so be sure to back up all your data if you device to load it up. Of course, be sure to share all your findings in the comments and in the CrackBerry forums. Big shout out to.. well, they know who they are...

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