Bud Phone app offers free Canadian long distance, not drunk dialing.

I’ll admit that I had a bit of a chuckle when I found this the other day. According to Budweiser and freephoneline.ca; “Talk is cheap. Really cheap. Like free cheap.” Going live yesterday, the Bud Phone long distance solution is here! What the Bud Phone app offers, is free Canadian long distance calling. Yes, I said free and the service is open to residents of Ontario, Quebec,...

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Wave Theme Royal Edition by Elecite - Win 1 of 50 free copies!

Elecite is back with their latest and greatest theme Wave Royal Edition. This incredible creation has to be seen to really get the full effect, so make sure you check out the video after the break below. Wave is the first fan-system BlackBerry theme, and the attention to detail here is impeccable, as you would expect from Elecite. With Wave, everything is at your finger tips: your home...

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BlackBerry Desktop Software v6.0.1.18 for Windows now available

Alright, we'll admit it. We did kind of miss this one previously. But that's only because we were busy playing with the new Desktop Software v2.0.0.64 for Mac. Luckily though, we have some community members who kindly let us know that the Windows version of BlackBerry Desktop Software also got a nice version bump up to v6.0.1.18. The only problem with this release is the fact that we do not...

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BlackBerry Desktop Software v2.0.0.64 for Mac now available

It's been a while since we've seen an update for BlackBerry Desktop Manager for Mac, and while it's been in the Beta Zone for a few weeks, RIM has made it officially available today. The updates include support for OS 6 devices, ability to switch devices, media sync and Wifi music sync. While it still misses a few of the features of it's PC counterpart, Mac users should be happy with the...

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Contest: Fight the holiday dead-battery blues - Win a Mobi Products Cradle w/ Spare Battery Charger for your device! Details Below. We go through our daily grind, BlackBerry in hand, texting, emailing, using BBM etc. The worst thing that can happen is having your battery go out when you need it most. To help solve the issue, many (like Bla1ze) carry a spare battery for emergencies. But that...

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Get in on CardStar's 12 Days of Christmas Contest

A while back we ran a post about the application called CardStar. It takes your membership/rewards cards out of your wallet and onto your device. You simply enter your barcode numbers into the app, and it instantly transforms them into portable cards. Open the app, select your card and scan away (make sure to have the cashier use a hand held scanner). CardStar is great for membership cards,...

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PrivacyStar is an application that is great for blocking unwanted phone calls on your BlackBerry. It filters your inbound calls based on the preferences you choose. Some of the main features of the application include: Reporting of potential violators of the Do Not Call laws to authorities Blocking of all private or unknown callers Real Caller ID & number lookup Unlimited call blocking...

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ProOnGo Expense updated with new UI

One of my favorite apps for business, ProOnGo Expense, has just received a sweet update. If you've used the app before (if you haven't you really should) you know it was a bit of a pain to navigate around at times. Well the latest update brings a great new UI that includes a navigation toolbar. No longer will you have to use the BlackBerry menu items to get around the app. Instead, just click...

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QR Code Scanner Pro for BlackBerry

  Barcodes are an integral part of our modern lives.  So much so that the Smithsonian Institute has within its collection the very first product sold by barcode, a 10-pack of Juicy Fruit gum (along with a Research in Motion Inter@ctive Pager 900).   If you've been paying attention, you may have noticed that I have a certain affinity for barcodes, Quick Response (QR) codes in particular.  ...

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If you've avoided loading up the previously leaked OS 6.0.0.407 onto your BlackBerry Style no need to worry about that now. Sprint, has made the OS an official release and is available for all to download. Hit the link and get your update on as soon as you can. Of course, if you have the leak already installed you can just ignore this and be on your way. Click Here To Download The Official...

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Review: Call Blocker Pro for BlackBerry

Call Blocker Pro has grown to be one of my favorite and most used apps. Sometimes, one cannot be bothered with phone calls. Whether you are in an important business meeting, spending quality time with the family, on vacation, or just simply trying to avoiding that "crazy ex" that just keeps blowing up your phone--Call Blocker Pro is the perfect app you! Keep reading for my full review....

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One click access to your barcode with My Barcode for BlackBerry Messenger

When wanting to add a contact to your BBM list, you have a couple of options available. You could exchange your email, mobile number or, for that “for a fortunate few”, your PIN. Unless you’re lucky enough to have an easy PIN to remember, you’re not likely going to be reciting it on command. When BBM 5.0 appeared, another way to share your contact info became available – barcodes. Now instead...

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CNBC announces the launch of CNBC Pro for BlackBerry

Today, CNBC launched a new professional level BlackBerry application, CNBC Pro. It is designed for investors around the world and offers a comprehensive suite of servies. Its choc-full of CNBC goodies like market data, live CNBC archive, analytics and much more. Key CNBC Pro Features include: Real Time global market data from 100+ exchanges Live CNBC TV & VOD Archive- Watch CNBC US,...

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Still clinging to that Tour 9630? Looking to upgrade your OS? Well you're in luck. Sprint has released OS 5.0.0.1030 for the taking. Its not quite OS 6 (you'll need to upgrade to a Bold 9650 for that) but its an update none the less. If you're on a different carrier just delete the vendor file after installing and have at it. No word of the new and good yet, so be sure to jump into the forums...

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BlackBerry Hardshell & Skin for Pearl 3G

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] We first saw this case back at WES and it was nothing less than love at first site. One of the coolest "mixed" cases for the Pearl 3G, the BlackBerry Hardshell & Skin for Pearl 3G comes in a variety of colors and combines both a silicone skin and hardshell to give you great overall protection. The case also adds a bit of spunk to your device and...

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Amazon MP3 for BlackBerry now available

Looking for a new music alternative for your BlackBerry? How about trying out Amazon MP3? The new app launched today and allows users to browse, preview, download and store music as well as share with friends. If you're looking for an iTunes alternative, this may be the one for you. Features include: Download music via Wi-Fi or over the air (OTA) Browse by what's new, deals, top...

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AstraSync 4.2 out of beta, works with new free app Monitor

It was roughly a year ago when I reviewed AstraSync; a robust two-way synchronization application. Time and time again it has proven itself to be an effective alternative for those who look for BES-type services, without the BES-type cost (they even say they’re more reliable). Your calendar, email and contact data can be synchronized OTA with numerous Exchange ActiveSync compatible servers,...

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Here are the winners from last week's round of contests. If you won you will be receiving an email either directly from us or the retailer/developer directly in the next few days. If for some reason you don't receive an email within 7-14 days (be sure to check your spam/junk folder just in case, and verify your registered address associated with your CrackBerry account) you can email us at...

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Welcome back to this week's edition of the CrackBerry Theme Roundup! We have some awesome picks this week and a great contest so make sure you read through to the end. Our contest this week is brought to you by BBin, and features two different Torch themes to choose from. If you're not a Torch user, don't be sad, check out the blogs the rest of the week and I'm sure you'll find something for...

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Leaked OS 6.0.0.418 for the BlackBerry Pearl 3G

Here's another for the masses. Just like the others released today, this one is sitting at version 6.0.0.418. Again, like the others we're not sure what may have changed but, if you load it up be sure to back up your data before doing so. *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 you choose to install...

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