vPost Personal Beta Now Available For Download

vPost Personal Beta Now Available For Download

Vayyoo has been hard at work with getting the latest version of vPost ready for launch. While still in beta right now, the folks from Vayyoo have decided to take it to public beta and make it available for everyone. Lots of new features are to be found in the latest release including a lot more social media integration and support for OS 5.0 devices. Check out the full list of changes below:...

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[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] ShakeItUp is a brand new application just released by mblware, makers of such apps as BlackBook, mblVault, and mblStats. After install simply shake your Storm or Storm 2 to bring up the ShakeItUp main menu. From here you can choose to create a SMS, email or play a random song from your sd card. While the song is playing you can go ahead and use...

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Leaked: OS 5.0.0.348 for the BlackBerry Curve 8900

Leaked: OS 5.0.0.348 for the BlackBerry Curve 8900

It looks like Ronen has stuck again. Earlier we posted 5.0.0.348 for the Bold 9000, and now 5.0.0.348 for the Curve 8900 has popped up as well. Standards rules apply, so use caution when installing this leaked OS. Drop a comment and let us know your findings. *OS Disclaimer - Please Read: Keep in mind this is NOT an official release and as such is not supported by RIM or your Carrier. If you...

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[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] These days security is a top concern for everyone out there. VeriSign has stepped into the BlackBerry world to further assist with the needs of users in helping protect their personal information. VeriSign Identity Protection is a security based application which extends the layer of protection beyond your simple username and password by creating a...

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Luny Theme is a very creative bright theme from ToneConcept. Its homescreen allows you to arrange 7 of your favorite apps, 2 on top and 5 on the bottom dock. It also features 8 hidden Today items, cartoon like icons, and 2 very unique meters for battery and signal strength. Overall this is a great theme, especially if your looking for something original and different. Luny Theme supports...

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Leaked: OS 5.0.0.348 for the BlackBerry Bold 9000

Leaked: OS 5.0.0.348 for the BlackBerry Bold 9000

Ronen at BerryReview got a hold of this one early this morning, and has posted OS 5.0.0.348 for the Bold 9000. This is a big jump from the last Bold leak, so if you're still rocking a 9000 (maybe even in white?) then you might want to check this one out. As always, use caution when installing a leaked OS. Be sure to report your findings in the comments. *OS Disclaimer - Please Read: Keep in...

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Twinkler Software Veterans Day Sale

Twinkler Software Veterans Day Sale

Rory let me know that Twinkler Software in running a Veterans Day sale through tomorrow night. All of their great apps are discounted, so if you haven't checked them out in the past now is your chance. You can choose from SendX, AddOnis, AddContactX or the SendX/AddContactX bundle (add both to your cart to get the bundle price). All of these apps work on OS 5.0 on all devices. Good discounts...

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Addictive Tower Defense Game for BlackBerry Smartphones

Legally Addictive Games has released their first offering, Addictive Tower Defense. Tower defense games are some of the most fun to play and keep you busy for hours on end. With crisp graphics, addictive gameplay, and intuitive controls, this game is sure to be a hit for anyone who enjoys a good timewaster.  The online leaderboard, statistics tracking, multiple save points and the ability to...

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Official Craigslist App Coming To BlackBerry App World

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] If you are a Craigslist user in search of a better method of accessing the site, the good folks from Movela and Pyxis mobile have just the application for you. Craigslist mobile is a new application set to launch in BlackBerry App World any day now as it's just waiting approval. Craigslist mobile is a full featured client application which allows...

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Press Release: Grabba Launched for BlackBerry Smartphones

Press Release: Grabba Launched for BlackBerry Smartphones

Grabba announced today that they have released their line of data collection attachments for BlackBerry Smartphones. With Grabba, users can collect various forms of data including scanning barcodes, verifying access cards, magnetic strip cards and more. The attachments are available for the BlackBerry Curve 83xx, 85xx and Bold series. Press Release Grabba launched for BlackBerry...

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[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Following up on yesterday's Open GL support announcement by Research in Motion, we've now seen a few examples at DevCon of BlackBerry apps and games showing off 3D graphics in live working apps. Xtreme Labs gave us a demo of the picture viewing / album app they have been working on with BumpTop.com that features oodles of 3D graphics love. Check...

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Super Monkey Ball Coming To BlackBerry Smartphones!

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] With the announcement of Open GL ES comes the announcement of new games that will be showing up on the BlackBerry platform. One of the announcements that was brought to light during the Game On: Building high quality games for BlackBerry Smartphones session came to us from SEGA and while the game is not ready as of yet, Super Monkey Ball is headed...

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New PBA Bowling 3D from Concrete Software In Development

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] OpenGL seems to be all the rage now that its out in the open (pun intended), and we got a quick look at Concrete Software's doings with one of their most popular games. PBA Bowling has been around for a while, but with this new technology it will be better than ever. Excelerated graphics and lighting make this game look amazing. It is currently in...

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Urbanspoon App for BlackBerry Smartphones Now Available!!

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] The guys at Xtreme Labs, developers extraordinaire, let us get the first look at the upcoming urbanspoon app for BlackBerry last night at the Dev Con opening reception. With this app, you can easily locate restaurants in your area by spinning the "tumbler". Let urbanspoon choose a restaurant at random, or specifiy the type of cuisine you're looking...

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Clarification: BlackBerry Storm2 and Curve 8530 Are the Only In-Market Devices to Take Advantage of New Open GL APIs

Following up on yesterday's announcement of Open GL ES support for BlackBerry Smartphones, we followed up with RIM today at the BlackBerry Developer Conference to clarify exactly which devices would be able to take advantage of the 3D graphics standard via the newly-released Open GL APIs. The original press release made note that it would be available to BlackBerry Smartphones running the OS 5...

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BlackBerry Curve 8530 Accessories Arriving at Verizon

BlackBerry Curve 8530 Accessories Arriving at Verizon

It looks like some BlackBerry Curve 8530 accessories have already started to land in Verizon stores in the form of skins, privacy protectors and cases . The BlackBerry Curve 8530 will be available for purchase on November 20th, so it's no surprise that these are starting to float in. Surely there will be more in the upcoming week or so before the device is released, but you most likely won't...

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BlackBerry Technical Seminar 2009 Registration Now Open

BlackBerry Technical Seminar 2009 Registration Now Open

Right in the middle of the BlackBerry Developers Conference, Research In Motion is already planning events ahead. December 3rd, Research In Motion will be holding the BlackBerry Technical Seminar 2009 and registration is now open. BlackBerry Technical Seminar 2009 features four seminar tracks, all new content, new product demos and new resources to expand access to BlackBerry solution...

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BB DevCon 2009- Day 1 Wrap Up Of Events

BB DevCon 2009- Day 1 Wrap Up Of Events

Yesterday was the opening day of the BlackBerry Developer Conference and a lot of big press releases and announcements came out of it. Some were expected while others certainly came out of no where and left many people pleasantly surprised. Here's a quick look back at the days events if you wanna catch up and check to see if you missed out on all the good stuff. Lots of information from the...

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* Note from Kevin - Hey All, Adam/Bla1ze and I are swamped right now at DevCon, so obi blogged this baby up. I haven't personally run it on the device. Judging by the comments it seems like it may not be quite ready for primetime to everyone's satisfication just yet. And in case you don't know, as with all empower apps you need to have their empower central installed so keep that in mind. Give...

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Press Release: 7digital Music Store Wins BlackBerry Partners Fund Developer Challenge

Last night we got to sit in and watch the 16 finalists in the BlackBerry Developers Challenge present their apps to a panel of judges (including CrackBerry Kevin) to see who would be crowned the winner and receive the grand prize of $100,000. It was a great night with some awesome apps, but when it came down to it, the 7digital Music Store walked away with the spoils. Runner up Nickel Buddy...

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