* Update: It's likely there's still more to this Storm 2 screen discussion than easily meets the eye. Be sure to check out this forum thread which sum up some of the thoughts/ideas going on. * The BlackBerry Storm 2 (9550) has made another appearance thanks to our buddy Salomondrin. This time around we get a good look at the hardware put into comparison with the Storm 9530. Also included...

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Google Apps Connector For BES Now Available

Google Apps Connector For BES Now Available

Back at WES we got a look at the Google Connector for BES and along with the enhanced gmail plugin, Google Connector has been released after missing their initial launch target date of July. The application which comes free to Google Apps Premier and Education users, allows for integration with BlackBerry Enterprise Servers without any need for an Exchange server. Seems as though the reason...

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Deal of the Day: BlackBerry Tour Week! Day 6 Special: Get QuickPull Pro v3 for $1.47 - 50% Off!

BlackBerry Tour Week is winding down, but we still have a couple Deal of the Day Specials you won't want to miss out on. Day 6 is QuickPull Pro v3 for 50% off its regular price. That means you can grab it until Midnight CST tonight for just $1.47. Here's the official verbage on QuickPull Pro: QuickPull Pro conveniently simulates a "battery pull" on your BlackBerry, freeing up memory!...

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Enhanced Gmail Plugin For BlackBerry Now Available!

Enhanced Gmail Plugin For BlackBerry Now Available!

*UPDATE* - It's been pointed out at this time the Storm 2 has this feature built right in so users will not even have to download the app to use it, that version is at 2.0.0.13 but, it's not know at this time if that will be standard across future devices as of yet. We've been hearing for a while now that RIM was working on a plugin for Gmail users that was going to bring a bunch of...

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Free BlackBerry Media Roundup For August 22nd 2009

Free BlackBerry Media Roundup For August 22nd 2009

Hey Everyone! We're back again with another exciting Click's Picks. Be sure to click through on the image above to see my favorite BlackBerry wallpapers, ringtones and *THEMES* picks for the week past. BLACKBERRY WALLPAPERS Now for my top wallpapers, I have gone through our database and picked 5 Wallpapers for each of the 5 big devices. Storm 95xx:   The North Shore Future Whirl...

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BlackBerry Developer Conference Session Catalog Available For Viewing

BlackBerry Developer Conference Session Catalog Available For Viewing

The BlackBerry developers blog has posted a little while ago that the Developers conference session catalog is now available to view online. Mike Kirkup used the developers blog to introduce the new system in place as well for identifying the "type" of sessions there will be this year. The system is based on tags and breaks down like this: Audience Sessions are broken down based on the...

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Premium BlackBerry Themes For The Curve 8350i And 8520 Now Available From Elecite

After having worked hard to get Tour themes out after the Plazmic content developers kit was released, Elecite had stated they would indeed have 8520 themes coming soon as well. Now only a week later they were able to get all the majority of their catalogue ported over and ready to rock and roll. In this time, they were also able to make sure that all 8350i themes got a revamp with the new...

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Contest: 100 Free Copies of BlockBerry & SlideBerry Zoom Themes for the BlackBerry Tour

  The good folks at R&R Theme Designs have just updated their 2 best-selling themes, SlideBerry Zoom and BlockBerry, and are giving away 100 copies to lucky members of CrackBerry Nation. Both of these themes were available for previous devices, but have recently been updated for the BlackBerry Tour 9630. They feature customizable icons, custom meters, wallpaper and more. Both are...

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V CAST Video Now Available on BlackBerry Storm

V CAST Video Now Available on BlackBerry Storm

V CAST Video is now playing on a BlackBerry Storm near you. The service by Verizon allows users to view over 100 full programs from various cable and broadcast networks, direcly on their device. V CAST Video will also feature some sporting events like NHL games and certain college football games. Users will be able to check out both full and partial programming for a variety of shows ranging...

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Flag Your Emails App $0.99 Through Sunday

Last night I came across a great app which I can quickly see becoming one of my favorites. Flag Your Emails lets you easily - well - flag your emails so you can keep track of important ones. I was constantly leaving items unread, only to forget and "Mark Prior Opened" a few minutes later. I'd forget what email I wanted to get back to, and that was that. Now with Flag Your Emails, you can...

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Free HTC Hero Sense Theme for the BlackBerry Curve 8900

Free HTC Hero Sense Theme for the BlackBerry Curve 8900

Dave let me know about his cool HTC Hero Sense theme for the Curve 8900. The theme is obviously a take on the HTC Hero, and has a very clean interface and smooth icons. The thing I dig most is the way the banners are laid out, with the notifications being on the bottom. There are multiple versions available such as Quicklaunch, Today, Weatherbug and various other combinations. If you're in the...

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BlackBerry Desktop Manager for Mac Walkthrough

BlackBerry Desktop Manager for Mac Walkthrough

Can you feel it? It's getting close to September, and we know hope that BlackBerry Desktop Manager for Mac is only a few weeks away. We got a good look at most of the included features, and now BGR has posted a great walkthrough of the entire package. It shouldn't be long before we see the full release of the software, but if you need to get your fix, head over to BGR and check it out in the...

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Deal of the Day: SmrtGuard for BlackBerry One-Year Subscription for $22.49 - 50% Off!!

    Boooyahhh!!! This is a CrackBerry Deal of the Day I know a lot of CrackBerry readers have been waiting for. We've been big fans of SmrtGuard ever since Bla1ze first blogged about its public beta back in March and that sentiment hasn't changed one bit. SmrtGuard helps consumer BlackBerry Smartphone users "lowjack" and remotely wipe their smartphones, to protect them in the event...

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Podcast Episode 040: Best CrackBerry Podcast Ever!

Podcast Episode 040: Best CrackBerry Podcast Ever!

Well, I'm not really sure that this is the best CrackBerry Podcast ever, but with Adam jumping ship on this show in order to spend some time with his family (son's birthday!) I figured I'd rip him a bit by giving Episode 040 an illustrious title like that. Regardless, we had some fun in this episode as Craig, Bla1ze and I add some fuel to the always hot BlackBerry rumor fire (I swear I'm...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for August 21st, 2009!

BlackBerry App Roundup for August 21st, 2009!

Cheers to another great week... hope everyone out there is doing well. Lot's to talk about as per usual in the Roundup, so let's get right down to it, shall we? Covered this week we have the following titles: In Case You Missed It: bChat Threaded SMS, BerryAddon Utility, PaderSyncFM Mobile File Manager, Compass Lite for the Tour 9630, I Charge Cool New This Week: HoneyDew Synchronized...

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Free BlackBerry Pro v3 Theme for Tour 9630

Free BlackBerry Pro v3 Theme for Tour 9630

CrackBerry member natemz let me know about his latest theme creation, BlackBerry Pro v3. Currently for the Tour, this theme is available in six colors - plenty of choices to suit everyone. You can choose from black, red, blue, orange, green and pink. This clean theme features a bottom launch bar, weather slot, custom icons and more. There is even a full set of wallpapers available if you'd...

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AT&T Potentially Getting Ready for the Bold in White?

AT&T Potentially Getting Ready for the Bold in White?

You might not want to read into this too much, but I was snooping around AT&T's account manager and noticed that the list of devices says "Bold Black". I'm always on the account manager and this is the first time I noticed that it didn't just say "9000 (Bold)" like it normally does. When photos dropped on BGR the other day of a Bold in a white (click here for photos) some people responded...

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Alltel Wireless BlackBerry Tour 9630 Now Available

Alltel Wireless BlackBerry Tour 9630 Now Available

We knew it wouldn't be much longer, and today it was announced that Alltel has released the BlackBerry Tour 9630 for purchase both online and in retail outlets. The CDMA device is available for $199.99 (after $100 mail-in rebate) on a 1-year contract. You'll have to select one of Alltel's Smart Choice packs that include a national minute plan, email, web browsing and My Circle. The Tour will...

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Contest: 500 Free Copies of LaterDude Pro!

Contest: 500 Free Copies of LaterDude Pro!

Just leave a comment to this blog post for your chance to win a free copy! Just last week we ran an in-depth review of LaterDude Pro here on the CrackBerry blogs. This week it's back on the homepage and we're giving away FIVE HUNDRED FREE COPIES thanks to developer Fabian Heuwieser. All you need to do for a chance to win your free copy is login to CrackBerry.com and leave a comment to this...

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We got word this morning from the company that SocialDeck has released the first cross-platform game that can be played in real time across networks. Users can play on iPhone, Facebook or BlackBerry and interact regardless of their device or platform. Shake and Spell is a simple spelling game that has been available on both Facebook and iTunes for a while, but now user can experience gameplay...

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