Verizon BlackBerry Curve 8530 Features and Specifications

Verizon BlackBerry Curve 8530 Features and Specifications

Full Features and Specs List for the BlackBerry Curve 8530 BlackBerry Curve 8530 Specifications Size (LxWxD) 109 x 60 x 13.90 mm Weight (battery included) 105 g Memory 256 MB internal flash memory Expandable Memory Micro SD (located under battery, accepting up to 32 GB card*) Battery 1150 mAh removable/rechargeable cryptographic lithium cell...

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Facebook for BlackBerry Updated to 1.7.0.22

Facebook for BlackBerry Updated to 1.7.0.22

  We just got word that Facebook has been updated to version 1.7.0.22. No notes on what is new, but most likely nothing major. The last release was a pretty decent overhaul, so I would think nothing more than a few tweaks and bug fixes this time. You can upgrade by heading over to blackberry.com/facebook from your device. On a side note, check out the image after the jump. I tried to...

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NYC Subway for BlackBerry Smartphones Shows Maps, Locations and More

One of the most useful apps I have found for my BlackBerry has to be RailBandit. I frequently take the train from New Jersey into New York City, so having the live schedules right on my device have made life so much easier. I got word today that RailBandit has added an NYC Subway app to their lineup. The new application allows you to find the fastest route between any two subway stations...

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Leaked: OS 5.0.0.351 for the BlackBerry Bold 9700

Leaked: OS 5.0.0.351 for the BlackBerry Bold 9700

Here is a new OS leak for all of the new Bold 9700 owners. You've got it all setup, so why not jump in and get a new OS installed? No reports of what is new/different with this one, so install at your own risk. The stock 5.0 seems to be running well across most devices, so its up to you to decide if you want to jump on this one or not. *OS Disclaimer - Please Read: Keep in mind this is NOT...

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BlackBerry Curve 8530 Headed to US Cellular on December 10th?

BlackBerry Curve 8530 Headed to US Cellular on December 10th?

Word on the street is that US Cellular may be the next carrier in line for the Curve 8530. The device is soon to be available on both Verizon and Sprint, and US Cellular may be the next in line on December 10th. US Cellular customers just recently had a chance to grab the Tour 9630, so having another new device in such a short time is a great addition to their lineup. Verizon customers only...

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Verizon OS Update for the Tour 9630 Tonight?

Verizon OS Update for the Tour 9630 Tonight?

*UPDATE: Looks like we were right - no 5.0 this time. Verizon has posted OS 4.7.1.61 on their update page, so go ahead and grab it from this link if you're still rocking the stock OS.* Rumor has it that the Verizon Tour 9630 will be receiving and official OS update from Verizon tonight. Before you get too excited, it may not be that 5.0 that everyone is looking for. If the rumors are true,...

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iluvmybb contest - Other Awesome Entry Video Shout Outs!

Mad Skillz - Entry #51 - Professional Yo-Yo Berry [ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] OK folks, this is our last shout-outs post in what was a purely awesome I Love My BlackBerry Video contest. For this final round, I went through the videos and have highlighted in this post nine entries that really grabbed my attention for different reasons. I'll give a brief overview, and then you...

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Drivesafe.ly, the application which reads you emails and SMS messages to you while you are driving has hit a big milestone. 1 Million users are now putting Drivesafe.ly to work for them and making the roads a little bit safer for all. The application is great for those who need to have their information asap but not willing to put their and others safety at risk while driving. Drivesafe.ly...

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T-Mobile Complete Offers Contract Free BlackBerry Devices

T-Mobile Complete Offers Contract Free BlackBerry Devices

  T-Mobile looks to be revamping all kinds of plans and devices lately, and their latest offering dubbed T-Mobile Complete just adds to the fun. The new program allows for contract-free devices, namely the Curve 8520. According to Engadget, you can grab the Curve 8520 for $299.99 or a Pearl for $149.99. The first month of service is including free, but you're on your own after that. The plans...

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Hot New GreenTech Premium Theme From Hedone Design!

Hot New GreenTech Premium Theme From Hedone Design!

Since the release of the new Theme Builder 5.0 theme developers have been hard at working getting some new themes out the door. Hedone Design is no exception to that, the latest creation being GreenTech is the first Hedone Design theme to be completely made with Theme Builder 5.0. As always icons are nice and fresh, wallpaper is crystal clear and high res and transitions built into the theme...

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MeterBerry System Information Utility - 100 Free Copies

MeterBerry is one of the best tools a BlackBerry Abuser can have. The full-featured app gives you access to all the stats you could want about your device. Battery status, memory info and device statistics - its all here. You can see what goes on with your device so you always stay on top of things. Battery discharge rate, view your free application memory changes, show uptime, battery...

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Colorware Now Offering "Parts Only" For The BlackBerry Curve 8900

Colorware Now Offering "Parts Only" For The BlackBerry Curve 8900

ColorWare dropped us an email last night (sorry for getting this up so slow) letting us know about the availability of "Parts Only" ordering for the BlackBerry Curve 8900. This is a great service for those not wanting to have to send in their device to ColorWare and be without a BlackBerry until the order has been fufilled. Prices are still a little up there for some users, starting at $159...

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Color ID - LED Status Light Customizer for Email, Incoming Calls and SMS

  Color ID is an app that allows you to customize your device's LED alerts for SMS, incoming calls and email from specific contacts on your BlackBerry smartphone. Its interface is easy to use and lets you choose from 10 different colors, as well as using 2 colors per alert if you wish. These color combinations can be applied to multiple contacts and are synched to your BlackBerry's address...

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Leave It On Updated to v.1.5 - 100 Free Copies

If you've ever wanted to tweak your backlight settings for any apps like Google Maps, or just needed to leave the backlight on, Leave It On is your solution. The simple app lets you choose when and for how long to leave the backlight on for any application. You can set the light on while charging or plugged in via USB, or have it light up when messages come in. Features include: Leave the...

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iluvmybb contest - Short Video/Commercial Shout Outs!

Entry #12 -Two Different Kinds of Fruit [ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] * Update - We got Eric's Special Time entry back up. Watch it below!!! * This post is way overdue! Between the BlackBerry Developer Conference last week, and playing catch-up from being away this week, I'm a bit behind on our I Love My BlackBerry video contest shoutouts. Today we've got a couple of the...

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BlackBerry Stress Test Part 2 - How Long Can The BlackBerry Bold 9700 Play Back and Stream Music?

We'll never forget Kevin's bold (pun intended) attempt to find out the true limits of BlackBerry Messenger with our original BBM Stress Test. His Bold 9000 exploded with Messenger requests and gave us a good look at what the application can handle. Well after spending 4 days listening to him go on and on (and on and on and on) about the great battery life of his Bold 9700, I have been...

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New Premium RevBall Game For The BlackBerry Storm!

RevBall is a new game from the good folks at Nickel Buddy, LLC. It's a fast-paced paddle ball game that adds some unique twists to the standard format of paddle ball games. The object is to strategically hit the ball with your paddle to keep it from escaping the circular arena, which sounds a lot easier then it actually is. Features: Simple to learn, completely addictive. Exciting...

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BlackBerry Storm2 9550 Now Available from Telus

BlackBerry Storm2 9550 Now Available from Telus

Our CrackBerry Tip box was flooded this morning by happy canuks letting us know that the Telus BlackBerry Storm2 9550 is available on Telus' website. It's kind of interesting to see a carrier offering both GSM and CDMA-based smartphones... Storm2, Tour 9630... Bold 9700?? Tough Decision!  The Telus BlackBerry Storm2 9550 sells for $199.99 on a three-year contract, $499.99 on a two-year...

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Berry Wars, Revamped And Renamed As Druglord Wars And Now On Sale For Only $3.99

Awesome news comes to us from Epic applications today. Druglord Wars (formerly Berry Wars), which was previously a number one top selling game in the CrackBerry store has gotten a new name and a new UI to go with it. For those of you all unfamiliar with Berry Wars it is an is an adventure game pitting you against the world of street dealers, crooked cops, and drug cartels in a battle for money...

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RIM Security Chief Speaks About Smartphone Attacks

RIM Security Chief Speaks About Smartphone Attacks

In an article posted by Reuters, Scott Totzke, RIM's vice-president of BlackBerry security speaks about the security of smartphones these days making some bold, but reasonable statements about where we could end up if we are not careful. Totzke, along with Kevin Mahaffey, chief technology officer at Flexilis shared issues and concerns for the smartphone market both agreeing that users need...

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