AppleBerry Theme Suite for the BlackBerry Curve 8900

AppleBerry Theme Suite for the BlackBerry Curve 8900

Back on February 12th CrackBerry member hastings started a thread in the forums for his newly created (thanks to a Plazmic 4.7 leak!) theme for the BlackBerry Storm called AppleBerry. Since then, this thread has received over 10,000 posts and nearly 500,000 views - that's got to be some sort of record for a BlackBerry theme. With AppleBerry for the Storm now at over 30,000 downloads,...

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WES 2009 Almost Here... Come on Down!

WES 2009 Almost Here... Come on Down!

RIM fired off a press release today to remind everyone that the biggest BlackBerry show of the year is just a couple weeks away, set to kick off on May 5th. You can read the press below after the break and jump over to attendwes.com to learn more about the event and register. I don't think we'll see any big device unveilings this year at WES as we did last year with the Bold and the...

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Reminder: m.crackberry.com from your BlackBerry

Reminder: m.crackberry.com from your BlackBerry

Even with recent upgrades to the native BlackBerry browser, and more to come with OS 5.0 on its way (or here if you like unofficial releases and follow the blogs!), I'd still suggest visiting the mobile-optimized version of CrackBerry.com when visiting the site (especially if you want to use the forums) from your handheld. When on your BlackBerry, simply head to http://m.crackberry.com. The...

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Blu-Ray DVD Extras Coming Soon To BlackBerry

Blu-Ray DVD Extras Coming Soon To BlackBerry

This has been floating around since shortly after Blu-Ray and and the now defunct HD-DVD launched, but now it seems it's no longer vapourware as there is a scheduled date for launch at this point in time. Two companies in collaboration, BluFocus and NetBlender will launch for free at the iTunes store beginning this weekend, works on Apple’s iPhone and iPod Touch, the Palm Pre, Google Android...

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Review - RDM+ Brings Your PC To Your BlackBerry

Review - RDM+ Brings Your PC To Your BlackBerry

I have been using RDM+ for a while now and as a whole, I'm pleased with this application. It does exactly what it claims to be able to do and even more. The UI is really nice when it comes to ease of use and over time I have found more and more uses for RDM+ on a daily basis. Be sure to read on for a more in-depth look. First up, we'll have a little peek into the user interface and...

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Three Days Only... All Elecite Themes 50% Off!!

Three Days Only... All Elecite Themes 50% Off!!

The folks over at Elecite have been pumping out a lot of nice BlackBerry themes as of late, with titles such as Droid, iBerry 3G and the Windows 7-inspired Inspirat being big hits with CrackBerry Nation. They have also have been reviving some of their all time best sellers, including Grunge, Ascarii2, Scion and Distinct by making them compatible with the latest generation of BlackBerry...

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Best of SPE, 19 April 2009

Best of SPE, 19 April 2009

Each week we bring you the best of what's happening in the smartphone world in our "Best of SPE roundup." Come take a look at what's news! Android Central We're a little jealous of our friends across the pond, as they can pre-order the HTC Magic at the low low price of Zero. The pain is lessened, however, with the (admittedly somewhat difficult) possibility of hacking 1.5 Cupcake onto the...

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BlackBerry Niagara Spotted On Its Own Street

BlackBerry Niagara Spotted On Its Own Street

The BlackBerry 9630 hasn't even hit the market yet, but streets are already being named after the device that grew up with the codename Niagara. I mean really, why else would there be a street named Niagara if not in honor of RIM's much-anticipated, next-generation, full physical qwerty CDMA BlackBerry? It is a marvel of the world after all. :-)

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Bold 4.6.0.266 Leaked Online!!

Bold 4.6.0.266 Leaked Online!!

Well, some of us may still be running the leaked version of 5.0 that previously showed up online but for those of you out there that are still riding the 4.6 wave and and loving it 4.6.0.266 was recently found online, standard warnings apply as stated below. *OS Disclaimer - Please Read: Keep in mind this is NOT an official release and as such is not supported by RIM or your Carrier. If...

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Follow F1, NASCAR and Indycar with Viigo Motorsports

I know a lot of CrackBerry readers out there are NASCARS junkies and if you're a long time reader of the site or follow me on twitter you'll know I'm also a huge Formula 1 fan. That said, if you're into Motorsports, you'll want to check out the video above to learn how Viigo can help you stay on top of the F1, NASCAR and Indycar happenings this season. And if you don't have Viigo yet or...

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Fun App: Fateful Fortune Cookie (20 Free Copies!)

Fun App: Fateful Fortune Cookie (20 Free Copies!)

Contest: 20 Free Copies to be Won! Just login to CrackBerry.com and leave a comment to this blog post. Entry Ends Sunday Midnight PST. Good Luck! Looking for fortune cookie wisdom but can't afford the calories? If so, then Bunnydog Productions has the BlackBerry app for you! Fateful Fortune Cookie puts the power of this traditionally tasty after dinner treat at your finger tips, but you...

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Click's Picks! BlackBerry Media Roundup 030

Click's Picks! BlackBerry Media Roundup 030

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 I even have a little Surprise for everyone at the end!!  BLACKBERRY WALLPAPERS Now for my top wallpapers, I have gone through our database and picked 5 Wallpapers for each of the 6 big devices...

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Carnival of Souls - 1st Comic Book App in App World

Carnival of Souls - 1st Comic Book App in App World

Looking for something to read on your BlackBerry this weekend? Like crazy screwed up clowns? If so, you'd better crack open App World and download the free Chapter 1 preview of Jazan Wild's Carnival of Souls. With this app it seems Carnival Comics has won the honor of being the first company to list a comic book in App World (click here to read an article from today where Carnival's VP,...

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iVista 2 Theme Half Price Until April 22nd

iVista 2 Theme Half Price Until April 22nd

If you click into the CrackBerry App Store's Best Sellers list right now you'll find that the iVista 2 theme is currently ranked #1. You'll also find that Z Man Designs has put iVista 2 on sale for a few days. Until April 22nd, you can pick it up for $3.00... that's 50% off it's regular price! If you're not familiar with the iVista 2 theme, be sure to check out our previous posts on...

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How to Install or Upgrade to a New RIM BlackBerry Operating System (OS) with AppLoader

Hello Class, today we're going to learn one of the most important procedures concerning your BlackBerry, but also one of the easiest. As CrackBerry Nation knows, RIM is constantly developing and testing new software for all of its devices. So as true CrackBerry addicts, we like to keep up with the latest and greatest. Today's lesson is another step-by-step guide on upgrading your device's...

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Phoneface for Blackberry Adds Cool New Features

Phoneface came about a while back and I loved it on my 8330.  It allows you to easily manage and locate contacts by simply scrolling through pictures on your device.  You can call, email and send SMS with a few quick clicks.  Setting the application to launch from a convenience key made it a real time saver for me. The new version allows you to sync to Facebook and/or Twitter to display your...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for April 17th, 2009

BlackBerry App Roundup for April 17th, 2009

Happy Friday all. Spring is truly here north of the border as things are finally starting to warm up here in the heart of the prairies. Grab a cool beverage, put your feet up, and enjoy this weeks' edition of the BlackBerry App Roundup. Covered this week are the following titles: New This Week: SeaBattle, Dashboard Theme, MemStats, Space Ace, Numb Thumb Apps on Sale: iBerry Xtreme Today...

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Plazmic 4.7 Content Development Kit PATCH Now Available

Plazmic 4.7 Content Development Kit PATCH Now Available

OOOOO... good news for theme developers here. RIM has released a patch for the Plazmic 4.7 Content Development Kit that addresses some issues with the previous official release: A new CDK 4.7 bundle is available that fixes a few issues found in the released software. This includes the changing of all the icons and doing an export causing a crash and export of animated sequences being...

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Contest: 50 FREE Copies of MeterBerry for the Storm!

Contest: 50 FREE Copies of MeterBerry for the Storm!

MeterBerry is a handy battery and memory monitoring app for the BlackBerry Storm (not available for other models at this time) that already has quite a following by readers and members of CrackBerry.com. And when Adam blogged about it just the other week that following took a jump up (see original post). Giving back to the CrackBerry Nation, the developers of MeterBerry have given us 50...

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The Lighter Side Of RIM Outages

After the other day's RIM email outage, in which many people went without email for a while or at least were seeing some latency in the system, the folks over at BlackBerry News posted this video from the Hoofy And Boo show that pokes a little fun at RIM's expense as well as all us CrackBerry addicts out there. Sure, we all get a little upset when our email or data goes down, many of us...

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