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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Must Have Accessories for the BlackBerry Tour Owner

Must Have Accessories for the BlackBerry Tour Owner

Contest: Leave a comment to this blog post listing your five favorite BlackBerry accessories and we'll pick one lucky winner to receive a $100 coupon for free accessories from ShopCrackBerry.com! So you've had your new BlackBerry Tour for a while now (or maybe only a few days!) and hopefully have already stumbled upon our First Five Must-Have Apps for the BlackBerry Tour article. Now that...

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BlackBerry Developers Conference Registration Now Open!

BlackBerry Developers Conference Registration Now Open!

Time to get ready folks, the BlackBerry Developers Conference registration has finally opened up and now is the time for developers to shine! Nov 9-12 in San Fransciso will be a great time to see what's up and coming from RIM developers and a great chance to see what RIM has been working so hard on over the past few months with releasing new API's for everyone to make use of. I have to say I...

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Contest: 100 Free Copies of TipCalc

Sure there are loads of tip calculators out there, but none have the functionality or smooth look of TipCalc. From Toysoft, TipCalc is the coolest tip calculator around. You can calculate 0% to 100% tip, up to 9999 split bills, see exactly what the tip and total is for each person, save tip to history database, send history database as email and more. TipCalc even supports both portrait and...

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Ubertwitter Beta 4 Now Available for Download

Ubertwitter Beta 4 Now Available for Download

Everyone's favorite Twitter client Ubertwitter has been updated to Beta 4 today. The updates keep getting better and better and are helping to keep Ubertwitter in the front of the pack. The new updates include multiple account support, ability to block users, faster photo uploads and more. Ubertwitter notes there are still some features that didn't make it into this release, but you can be...

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Verizon Officially Releases OS 4.5.0.138 for Pearl 8130 and Curve 8330

Verizon Officially Releases OS 4.5.0.138 for Pearl 8130 and Curve 8330

We don't want you to think that we forget about the old devices when new ones like the Storm or Tour pop up. We try and keep spreading the love as much as we can. With that, Verizon has officially released BlackBerry Operatng system version 4.5.0.138 for both the Pearl 8130 and Curve 8330. This isn't the newest OS for these devices, but its the latest official release. If you have been holding...

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E2 Today- Awesome Free Theme For Your BlackBerry Bold!

E2 Today-  Awesome Free Theme For Your BlackBerry Bold!

While looking through the BlackBerry Bold themes forum, I came across this free Bold theme from EThemes that really caught my eye due to its simplicity and sweet icons. It's a 15 icon vertical scroller that has hidden today and calendar integration, which in my opinion really adds to the theme. Awesome work as usual from EThemes. While this one is on the house, be sure to check out all the...

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Skyfire Web Browser for BlackBerry Smartphones Resumes Alpha Testing – Latest Version 3.5

SkyFire has resumed its testing of their Alpha version on BlackBerry devices after being forced to place things on hold due to some leakage of previous versions. At this time, SkyFire has sent out to its testers Alpha 3.5 Build 1.0.0.12799. Some stuff was added such as downloading files to your device from within SkyFire and some stuff was removed, such as streaming media for now until SkyFire...

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BlackBerry to Have Native Web Browser as Good as iPhone's Safari by Next Summer? And other BB Browser Tid Bits...

I just finished watching a pretty comprehensive video evaluation put together by equity analyst Chris Umiastowski that was published earlier today. If you have 17 minutes to kill, you can jump on over and watch the video in full for yourself. The premise of this briefing was to demonstrate how BlackBerry is doing compared to Apple in the consumer smartphone space in terms of core features,...

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Calling all BES Admins... Win a Free License of BoxTone Essentials 500 - Enter Here! >> BoxTone has been hard at working creating some great user tools for all you BES Admins out there and have just unveiled, their latest product, BoxTone Essentials. BoxTone Essentials is everything you need for a full on monitoring system for your BES environment, targeted towards smaller...

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Contest: 10 VQ CarFinder Bundles to Give Away!

Contest: Leave a comment to this post for your chance to win one of ten VQ CarFinder Bundles! A few weeks back we checked out VQ CarFinder, a great application that helps you remember where you left your car. I got my hands on the Bluetooth Car Charger to use with this app and I've had a great time playing around with it. The app automatically remembers where you left your car based on the...

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RIM Launches BlackBerry Developer Blog

RIM Launches BlackBerry Developer Blog

RIM has launched a new blog site for BlackBerry Developers today that will give the developer community informative content and be an integral part of the BlackBerry Zone experience. The blog, located at http://www.blackberry.com/developers/blog, will cover three main areas: Technical Discussion and Insights - Including best practices for BlackBerry development, code snippets, and general...

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Sprint BlackBerry Tour 9630 Review

Sprint BlackBerry Tour 9630 Review

The new BlackBerry Tour smartphone launched on the Sprint Network last month, and it was a highly anticipated device for many Sprint users. Up until the launch of the Tour, the only options for BlackBerry smartphones for Sprint users were the Curve 8330, 8830 World Phone, and the Pearl 8130. While these are all great devices, none of them could compare to the BlackBerry Bold that was launched...

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New Game Mancala Features Multiplayer Mode Over BBM

Contest: Leave a comment to this post for your chance to win a free copy of Mancala. 50 Free Copies to be won!! Jerome of BBerryGO dropped me an email yesterday to let me know he has released Mancala for BlackBerry. The game of Mancala is simple to play and is an amazing time killer. You move your "stones" around the board and try to caputre as more than your opponent. The clear graphics and...

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Member Story: Open Letter to BlackBerry Messenger - He's Just Not That Into Me

Member Story: Open Letter to BlackBerry Messenger - He's Just Not That Into Me

  This post comes from forums member Anastasia Beaverhousen. The original post can be seen here in the CrackBerry Forums. If you have BlackBerry story of your own, send it in to editorial(at)crackberry.com Dearest BBM, It's time we had a talk. I know you're just acting out. I know you see my relationship with SMS and email. I know you're jealous. I know you're hurting. But they're just...

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Review - LaterDude & LaterDude Pro for BlackBerry

Review - LaterDude & LaterDude Pro for BlackBerry

You’d think that, with a BlackBerry smartphone at the ready, I’d have no problem getting back to people quickly and efficiently. Sadly, this isn’t always the case. If I had a loonie every time my wife asked me “Have you gotten a hold of so – and – so yet?” I would probably have enough money to get the entire world out of the red. For those who have been directly affected by this issue, I am...

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T-Mobile BlackBerry Bold 9700 Glimpsed in the Wild!

T-Mobile BlackBerry Bold 9700 Glimpsed in the Wild!

Seriously, I need to travel more often. It wasn't so long ago that the 'javelin' (Curve 8900) was still unavailable that I spotted three in the same airport while flying to NYC. This time around while traveling home from vacation I was able to spot and get a few precious moments of hands-on time with the device above (single capture taken on my Verizon Tour) ... of a T-Mobile BlackBerry Bold...

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Leaked: BlackBerry Curve 8520 OS 4.6.1.286!

Leaked: BlackBerry Curve 8520 OS 4.6.1.286!

Here is a little bit of a treat for all you new 8520 Curve owners out there, a fresh new OS for ya's to load up. Having just gotten my 8520 today it was nice to see that the OS leaks were not gonna stop based on device. Best part about this leak--their is a full change log included for you all to have a peek at, enjoy folks! *OS Disclaimer - This is an unofficial release. If you choose to...

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Contest: Shape Services IM+, RDM+, Mobiscope, IM+ for Skype and More. 100 Free Apps!!

Leave a Comment to this Post for Your Chance to Win a Free App from Shape Services! Details Below... The folks at SHAPE Services have thrown us 100 free copies of their apps to give away. To start, we are giving away 50 free copies of the popular IM+ app, and on top of that we also will choose 50 winners to have their choice of RDM+, IM+ for Skype, Mobiscope, VR+ and xPlayer. This is a great...

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