BlackBerry 9700 Appears In All It's Blurry Glory On Bell Systems?!?

BlackBerry 9700 Appears In All It's Blurry Glory On Bell Systems?!?

We've seen the T-Mobile branded 9700 show up already and we've got up close and personal with the AT&T field test version but this is some new information here. With Bell and Telus getting set to launch their HSPA services it seems fitting to have a nice new BlackBerry to add to the line up. The above picture, captured in full on blurry cam mode shows the 9700 reportedly within the Bell CSR...

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Business Week Mobile Launches On BlackBerry!

Business Week Mobile Launches On BlackBerry!

Business Week has teamed up with Polar Mobile recently and have launched their Business Week Mobile application for BlackBerry Smartphones. If you have downloaded the TIME application or the Food Network application you will be right at home with this as it is based on the same type of usage. The application is free to download from the Business Week site or through BlackBerry App World...

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Latest Hedone Designs Themes Updated to be Tour Compatible; Contest: 50 Free Themes!

With the Plazmic Content Development Kit (CDK) finally getting upgraded to include support for the BlackBerry Tour and Curve 8520, theme developers are working overtime to update their favorite themes to work on these new devices. Hedone Hawker from Hedone Designs let us know this morning that he's finished updating his most popular themes for the Tour, including Se7en, OSXLike, BussFast,...

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JC Designs Blowout Sale All Themes Half Price!

JC Designs Blowout Sale All Themes Half Price!

JC Designs themes have always been a top seller in the Shop CrackBerry Store and as a little Thank you to you all, John has set up a theme blowout sale for everyone to enjoy. All themes, All devices are now 50% off until August 16th. Got an 83xx? No problem. Got 81xx? No problem. Storm, Bold, 8900 yup! JC Designs has you covered there as well. And of course, all new Tour themes are not to be...

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I Charge Cool Full Screen Charging Indicator

  I came across a new app which I think is something unique. I Charge Cool lets you view your device's charge status in full screen when plugged in. The "animonitor" illuminates the whole screen and shows the battery status while your device is charging. It changes color and shows a numerical percentage, so you aren't stuck staring at the battery meter and wondering where you're at. There are...

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Deal of the Day: Mobile Checkbook for BlackBerry 50% Off!

Deal of the Day: Mobile Checkbook for BlackBerry 50% Off!

Today's Deal of the Day is a good one. Until midnight CST tonight, you can grab Mobile Checkbook for BlackBerry at 50% off its regular price. That's $6.47 vs. $12.95. If you're not familiar with Mobile Checkbook by Mobatech, makers of the uber-popular Mobile Bartender app, here's the deets: Personal accounting is made easy and accessible on your BlackBerry with Mobile Checkbook. If you...

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Contest: 30 Free Copies of Launchpad

  We wanted to sneak in one more contest before the end of the week. Earlier this week Bla1ze checked out LaunchPad, a great on-device app for creating website launchers. LaunchPad is still available in the CrackBerry App Store for $0.99 until tomorrow, but we have 30 free copies to give away. Just leave a comment on this post to be entered. Contest ends this Sunday at Midnight PST. Please...

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Verizon Buy One Get One Free Offer is Back!

Verizon Buy One Get One Free Offer is Back!

A friend let me know that Verizon will be firing up a new Buy One Get One Free offer. The promo, which kicks off today, will let you snag any BlackBerry device (Tour, Storm, Pearl Flip, Curve or WE) free when you buy one. The fun doesn't stop there - you can also snag a netbook or other mobile broadband device (equal or lesser value) as part of the deal. I ran through the checkout on Verizon's...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for August 14th, 2009!

BlackBerry App Roundup for August 14th, 2009!

Another week has come and gone.. I hope everyone out there has a lot of solid plans for the weekend. It's shaping up to be a nice one around these parts! Covered in this weeks BlackBerry App Roundup are the following titles: In Case You Missed It: BlackBerry Developers Conference Registration Now Open, The Student Starter Pack, TipCalc, LaunchPad, Ubertwitter Beta 4 Now Available New This...

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BlackBerry Curve 8520 - One Week Later

BlackBerry Curve 8520 - One Week Later

I've had a little over a week to play with my new BlackBerry Curve 8520 and I have some mixed emotions at this point. There are some great features, and I think overall it is a great "intro to BlackBerry" device. I'm not going to get into a full blown review this time around, but rather just try and cover some quick points that may help make it easier to decide if the Curve 8520 is the right...

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Bplay $0.99 Game Sale Now Through Friday

Bplay $0.99 Game Sale Now Through Friday

Bplay running a two day game special now through Friday. Over 20 Magmic games are all on sale for only $0.99. Most are available for all devices. The games are regularly priced from $1.99 to $9.99, but now is your chance to get a hold of some awesome games at the lowest prices yet. You can choose from greats like Brain Up, Phase 10, Texas Hold'em King 3, Cribbage, Daytona USA and more. Head...

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BlackBerry Tour 9630 Themes Now Officially Available

BlackBerry Tour 9630 Themes Now Officially Available

With the release of the updated Plazmic CDK, theme developers were issued a "patch" and are now able to export themes for the Tour 9630 and Curve 8520. The updates are flowing out, and both the CrackBerry App Store and Bplay are loaded up with goodies. You can get many favorites as well as some new offerings for the Tour 9630. I'm sure soon we will start to see many new and unique themes for...

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Poll: Would you Buy a Bluetooth BlackBerry Watch?

Poll: Would you Buy a Bluetooth BlackBerry Watch?

Would you buy/use a Bluetooth BlackBerry Watch?(polls)  * This is a Photoshop * It's actually a Fossil/Sony Ericsson MBW-100 Sometimes BlackBerry stories have a habit of reviving themselves. Word of a bluetooth-enabled BlackBerry watch being in development has been buzzing around the interwebs the past couple of days, though the root of the story actually goes back to RIM's...

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Contest: Two 6-Month Subscriptions to Telenav GPS Navigator to be Won!

Contest: Two 6-Month Subscriptions to Telenav GPS Navigator to be Won!

If you've looked into GPS on your BlackBerry device, you know there are limited options. Many users travel, and the convenience of having GPS on your device can be extremely helpful. There are multiple offerings, some free and some subscription based, but by far the best I have found has to be Telenav. Its simple to use, and it has all the full features you could expect from a stand-alone...

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Vringo - Video RingTones For Your BlackBerry Bold Now Available in Beta Form!

Vringo is a service which allows you to create video ringtones for your Blackberry. Vringo is seeking out beta users to help further the advancement of the application to other devices and collect feedback - this is one of the best reasons to have a public beta. Currently, only the BlackBerry Bold is supported but with your help Vringo is hoping to gather enough feedback to move development...

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Elecite Releases Premium Theme Analog

Elecite Releases Premium Theme Analog

Elecite launched their latest theme for the BlackBerry Storm, 8900 and Bold devices yesterday. Called Analog, it features a sliding icon dock set to a 45 degree angle which can hold 8 customizable icons. Two things that really stand out of about this theme is the custom battery and signal level areas - they are large and really made to be part of the theme as opposed to something that is a...

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UberTwitter Kills Off Advertisments For Now - Were They Really That Bad?

The new UberTwitter beta went out yesterday and as I sat back watching my Twitter account I could clearly see many, many people were not happy with the integrated advertisements UberTwitter now has. It became much more of a topic when Mashable posted an article about the new ads where you can clearly see some users were not happy at all. Personally, the ads did not bother me and I typically...

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Introducing the BlackBerry OS Super Page!

Introducing the BlackBerry OS Super Page!

A couple weeks back we did a bit of a shuffle in our BlackBerry forums to try and better organize all the crazy crackiness that goes on (not an easy task). The biggest changes came to our BlackBerry Operating System and Desktop Management Software Discussion forums, where we added some new dedicated forums, including ones for BlackBerry Native Apps and BlackBerry Desktop Manager and we added...

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Try SmrtGuard and you could Win a BlackBerry Curve 8520

Try SmrtGuard and you could Win a BlackBerry Curve 8520

It's no secret we're big fans of SmrtGuard here at CrackBerry, so when we got word of the contest they're holding to give away a new BlackBerry Curve 8520 we just had to pass it on to the community. You can jump over to their contest page for the full details, but essentially all you need to do to get in for your chance to win is either try or buy SmrtGuard before August 18th and you'll...

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Plazmic 4.7 Updated With Tour 9630 And 8520 Support!

Plazmic 4.7 Updated With Tour 9630 And 8520 Support!

Need I really say more folks? But, just in case, Plazmic has released a new update to their content developers kit which now includes support for the 9630 Tour and Curve 8520. It requires you to download the patch and the CDK in order for it to function. Now, go get your theme on all you theme devs with an official CDK release. Big ups to CrackBerry forums moderator Amazinglygraceless and...

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