BlackBerry Bold 9700 And Curve 8520 Showing In Rogers Systems!

BlackBerry Bold 9700 And Curve 8520 Showing In Rogers Systems!

Boy Genius Report got a nice tip regarding the launch of the BlackBerry Curve 8520 and Bold 9700 on Rogers. Both devices are now showing in the Rogers upgrade systems and while no pricing or launch dates are revealed it's still nice to see that Rogers is still in the running for both devices. We can take a guess and say the BlackBerry Curve 8520 will be under the $100 mark when launched on...

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CANDi Theme Promotion - All Devices - 25 Free Copies!

Our friend Wayne D is back with his vibrant CANDi theme for BlackBerry Smartphones. This time around he's got a sweet promo vid (check it out above) and is now offering the theme for basically every BlackBerry device model, including the 8700, Pearl 8100 and even the 7100?!! He has also given us another 25 free copies to give away to members of CrackBerry.com, so just leave a comment to...

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If you've been living under a rock and haven't heard of TriMax84 and his amazing themes, here is a little taste of his newest theme to the Momentum Series called Flyout. This theme has 14 user customizable icons with a icon in the top left portion of the of the screen made for a weather application. The bottom 8 icons are built on a sliding dock, with an addition of 5 icons that "Flyout" on...

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BigTinCan Disco Giveaway - 100 More Apps Can Be Won!

BigTinCan Disco Giveaway - 100 More Apps Can Be Won!

It looks like the BigTinCan Disco Giveaway is going well so far and there are a load of entries from CrackBerry. David just dropped me a note to let me know that they are willing to add 100 more free copies of BuzzMe Pro to the pot if they get 50 more submission from CrackBerry by Sunday. So that means there could be a total of 150 copies of BuzzMe Pro given out, we just need you to head over...

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S4BB Limited 50% Off Sale On Productivity & Self-Improvement Apps

S4BB is running a 50% sale on all of their popular productivity and self-improvement apps as well as their series of ebooks in the CrackBerry App Store. You can snag some great apps for a huge discount here. A few of their apps have some crazy price tags, so if you've been holding out now is your chance to get it while the gettin' is good. Check out the full list of apps below. The promo runs...

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Help Rename BerryAddon Contest Winners

Help Rename BerryAddon Contest Winners

There were a ton of great ideas in our BerryAddon Contest and the folks at Twinkler Software worked overtime to choose the right name to rebrand BerryAddon. They ultimately chose a great name, and we have not one but two lucky grand prize winners! The winning entry was ... AddOnIs (like the God Adonis) - congrats to udec26 and Caution97 who both submitted the winning entry. They will both...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for September 11th, 2009!

BlackBerry App Roundup for September 11th, 2009!

As we cruise into the heart of September, things are heating up in the BlackBerry App world as temperatures start to cool off. OK, maybe that's a bit much, but still, I've got a lot of good stuff for you this week. Covered in the roundup this week are the following titles: In Case You Missed It: Yahoo! Fantasy Football '09, Slacker Radio Updated, Google Mobile App Updated, Lucky7Slots for...

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BlackBerry 9700 Hardware And Software Quick Look!

Salomondrin is back in action again. This time around we get a nice look at the BlackBerry 9700 up close and personal compared to the Bold and Tour. The 9700 has been getting plenty of love these days on the internet as it has been popping up all over the place - the only thing left to do is sit back and wait for its launch. Sometimes knowing and seeing that this stuff exists, is worse then...

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Numbercop Helps Block Unwanted Callers!

Numbercop Helps Block Unwanted Callers!

It's no secret that wireless carriers recycle numbers once they are no longer active. When someone gives up their number it goes back into a pool in as little as 30 days from time of disconnection. This can sometimes cause problems for users who open a new line of service as they will end up with calls and text messages from the previous owners friends, family members and even bill collectors...

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Free Pure Basic Precision Theme For Bold And 8900

Free Pure Basic Precision Theme For Bold And 8900

Pure.Basic is a free customized Precision theme created by CrackBerry forums member jas0ns. Battery and signal indicators have been changed to a whole new style from those of the originals, as well the Precision icons have been redone to show what they are underneath as part of the icon. Outside of the minor adjustments made, very little was changed in this theme so if you are like me and...

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Seidio Innocase 360 for the Blackberry Tour Review

Seidio Innocase 360 for the Blackberry Tour Review

[ This post comes via our Community Review forums from member Stang68. Post your review and if we promote it to the blogs you'll receive a coupon for free accessories or apps from ShopCrackBerry.com. ] I have been using the Seidio Innocase 360 for the Tour (along with the holster for it) for the past few days and would like to let all of you know what I think of it! Design: The...

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Its no secret that Bellshare is one of my favorite developers. From their start with BerryBuzz and SmartAlerts to great apps like BerryScroll, they just keep cranking out awesome applications for BlackBerry. SmartAlerts and BerryBuzz are two of the most used apps on my Tour, and I was happy to see that BerryBuzz was updated today to include some more features. It already handles the LED for...

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Next Gen BlackBerry Storm Typing Demo - part deux

Our pal sal is back again with another Storm II typing demo. Check it out above and discuss in the forums or comments below!! Sal says to keep this in mind while watching... "I'm not hitting the right keys, but the phone knows exactly what I'm trying to type, which makes typing on it a breeze".

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Contest: 50 Free Copies of Money for BlackBerry

Free money you say? Well kind of. New developer ChanguitoSoft has released Money For Blackberry - a great personal finance manager for your mobile device. You can track assets, cash, checks, bank, savings, line of credit, credit card and more. Money for Blackberry supports over 177 currencies, allows for multiple accounts, you can schedule recurring transactions and it even integrates with...

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Reminder: BlackBerry Developer Webinar Today!

Reminder: BlackBerry Developer Webinar Today!

Just a quick reminder for all the current and want to be BlackBerry developers out there that RIM's holding a webinar today at 2pm EST. The free webinar will present an overview of web development for BlackBerry smartphones and describe best practices for creating great mobile web applications. It will also be available for download on the BlackBerry Developers Blog a few days down the road...

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Should RIM Offer System Status Notifications?

Should RIM Offer System Status Notifications?

After yesterday's BIS outage I began thinking how nice it would be if RIM were to offer some sort of "System Status" notification system. Some way, for BIS customers to know exactly what to be expecting from the services that we pay for and often times, mean so much to us. As RIM continues to grow and add new customers we have seen an increasing amount of times where BIS services have...

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The License Plate Game, Now On Your BlackBerry

The License Plate Game, Now On Your BlackBerry

Ever been on a long trip be it as a child or even as an adult and began playing the license plate game? I know I have pretty vivid memories of playing it as a child with my cousins on trips we used to take. Now, you can take it on your BlackBerry device with you all while learning educational facts about the areas in which you are seeking out. Features of The License Plate game include: 51...

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Top 10 Best And Worst Devices For Cellular Radiation

Top 10 Best And Worst Devices For Cellular Radiation

A little back Kevin did a review for an application called RadGuard and while at the time we had some fun with it on the post and on the podcast a new report could possibly explain why eveytime Kevin tried to use his BlackBerry with the app installed it set off the radiation alarm. A non-profit research and advocacy firm called Environmental Working Group has done testing and ranking on over 1...

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Our good friend Corey Visto is back with a brand new theme. BeMeemo has a sleek look and clean icons, and great minimalist banner. There are custom icons, custom dialog buttons and a pop-up today area. I like the darker colors on this one and the way the icons stand out. The fonts through the menus are clean and crisp and not difficult to read like some other custom themes. BeMeemo is...

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New BlackBerry Storm for Dummies Book Coming Soon... Think You Have What it Takes to be the Technical Editor?!

If you follow me on twitter (@crackberrykevin), you may have caught my tweet this past Friday saying Sweet... Am co-authoring BlackBerry Storm 2 for Dummies! Any tips you think I should work in be sure to send em to me. Yep, Wiley's next BlackBerry Storm for Dummies book is already in the works, and this time around I'm joining authors Rob Kao and Dante Sarigumba on the mission. This edition...

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