BlackBerry Apps that make you go Hmmmm

BlackBerry Apps that make you go Hmmmm

Yes, the title almost sounds like a song by C & C Music Factory. I had to put a twist on the title though, as this is about applications that you wouldn’t think were out there. If I could have borrowed another quote, I would have said “There’s an app for that? Are you freaking kidding me?!” Check out BlackBerry App World, CrackBerry App Store and others and you will find the most obscure...

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MiniPaint Beta- Have Some Fun With Your Pictures!

MiniPaint Beta- Have Some Fun With Your Pictures!

Looking to have a little fun with the photos on your BlackBerry smartphone? Josep over at MiBlackBerry pointed out a cool new beta application that may interest some of you out there. MiniPaint allows for on device editing of your photos to assist in creating some funny results, as seen above. You can add clipart, text and even resize the photos all from your device. The application being beta...

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BlackBerry Bold 9700 Now Available From AT&T!

BlackBerry Bold 9700 Now Available From AT&T!

Go get it folks! The BlackBerry Bold 9700 is now up on the AT&T website, right on schedule. Pricing details were previously known but for as a reminder the break down is as follows: No contract – $449.99 2 Year Contract -$299.99 reduced w/MIR to $199.99 AT&T now requires you to have a data plan with the device purchase so keep that in mind folks, as that is at least another $30....

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Contest Reminder: BlackBerry Unlock Codes, Stop Turning!, Meterberry and Leave It On

Just a few contests this week, but still some great apps. We have offerings of Stop Turning!, MeterBerry and Leave It On, as well as some unlock codes from CellUnlock. If you haven't entered yet, you still have a few hours to get in on the fun. Just head over to the original contest posts and leave a comment. Thanks as always to the generous developers and retailers who make our contests...

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EMEA BlackBerry Alliance Summit  2009 To Be Held In Rome, Italy, This Week

With the BlackBerry Developers Conference now in the history books, the next big event for Research In Motion is the EMEA Alliance Summit 2009, which is to be held in Rome, Italy on November 25th - 27th. The Alliance Summit is set up in order for Alliance members to meet up and learn about the new tools and innovations coming from Research In Motion and give insight into where technology is...

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Sentient- New Premium Theme From Elecite!

Sentient- New Premium Theme From Elecite!

Elecite has got an interesting new theme available. Sentient, looking like BumbleBee from Transformers is another from their cyborg series of themes. 6 user customizable icons take front stage to help get this one started and customized icons behind the "shield" keep the flow of the theme going nicely. If you wanna see Sentient in action, be sure to check out the video here. Sentient is...

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SmartSig Gives Your More Control Over Email Signatures

I just checked out SmartSig and I have to say it is very cool. One of my long running gripes with BIS email signatures is that they show up at the very bottom of an email, after all the text in the email - even reply or quoted text. With SmartSig you can change that and have your signatures show up right where they belong. The app lets you choose custom signatures for email and SMS, and you...

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AT&T Curve 8520 Dummy Units Arriving In Stores

AT&T Curve 8520 Dummy Units Arriving In Stores

  It looks like the AT&T branded Curve 8520 dummy units have started to arrive in some stores. The new device is ready for AT&T and was stated to be arriving "in the coming weeks", but no exact date just yet. We've seen this in the past over and over with dummy units and accessories popping up just a few days before the actual device is released. So if you've been waiting on this one,...

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Contest: Win 1 of 100 Free Unlock Codes For Your BlackBerry Bold 9700!!

As more and more BlackBerry lovers are getting their hands onto the BlackBerry Bold 9700 it's time for us to go ahead and have a contest for you all. We've teamed up with CellUnlock once again to bring you all 100 free unlock codes for ANY BlackBerry Bold 9700 carrier. In addition to the 100 free codes, CellUnlock will give away 100 more additional unlock codes if we can help them break 1,...

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Stop Turning! Locks Your Storm Screen Orientation - 50 Free Copies

Sick of your Storm's screen rotating when you don't want it to? Would you just like to keep it in landscape or portrait mode? Well Epic Applications has the solution for you. Stop Turning! does just what its name implies - it stops your screen from rotating when you don't want it to. Simply hit the menu key and select Stop Turning! to lock your device's screen into its current orientation...

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Beejive IM Beta 1.9.7 for OS 5.0 Devices

Beejive IM Beta 1.9.7 for OS 5.0 Devices

Beejive has released a new beta of their all-in-one IM client. Beta 1.9.7 is geared toward OS 5.0 users, and has a bunch of updated features. Beejive was kind of shaky on some 5.0 builds, so the new beta hopes to get closer to a fully working version. Features include: file transfers via link, you can now transfer files to buddies on all IM accounts. email push when app running in...

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In my hunting for a new theme for my 9700 last night I came across Liquid Chrome. Liquid Chrome is one of the new theme builder 5.0 themes that are now starting to show up, practically on a hourly basis in the theme shop. While I'm not typically a fan of yellow, the transitions in Liquid chrome caught my eye enough to give it a shot and I have to say I don't mind yellow so much any more. The...

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I Love My BlackBerry Contest - Thank You Sponsors!

I Love My BlackBerry Contest - Thank You Sponsors!

Our I Love My BlackBerry Contest was a HUGE success. Thanks to all those who entered. You should have received an email about your prizes (if not contact sitesupport(at)crackberry.com). We just have to give a shout to all of our sponsors for providing awesome prizes for the contest - we couldn't have done it without them. Big thanks to Schlage, Slacker, ShaoSoft, Dreamtheme, Coveroo, SmrtGuard...

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Get Your Hockey Updates Quickly with Hockey Scores

Get Your Hockey Updates Quickly with Hockey Scores

*UPDATE* - Appears only devices 4.6 OS and up are supported, sorry folks! - Read more This one is for the Hockey fans out there that just want quick update access to all the NHL hockey scores. Hockey Scores is a small app that does just that and nothing more. In your hand and up to the minute scores from the NHL every time you open that app. Lightweight and fast, Hockey Scores is currently...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for November 20th, 2009!

BlackBerry App Roundup for November 20th, 2009!

Mid-November greetings to you all. This week I'm mixing things up just a bit. I'm doing away with the 'on sale' portion just for now... and have added another title into the 'new' and 'in case you missed it' sections. Not much of a 'spicing up', but a change is as good as a rest. Covered in this weeks' edition of the roundup are the following apps: In Case You Missed It: WordPress Mobile...

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BlackBerry Curve 8530 Now Available From Verizon Wireless

BlackBerry Curve 8530 Now Available From Verizon Wireless

  The BlackBerry Curve 8530 Smartphone is now available from Verizon Wireless. The device is available in both Black and Smoky Violet, and will run you $99.99 with a new 2-year contract (and online discount). The latest CDMA device supports Wifi, has a 2.0 MP camera, music player, bluetooth capability and more. You an also grab the Curve 8530 as part of Verizon's BOGO promo and pick up another...

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Video First Look: BlackBerry Pearl 9100!

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] When it rains it pours!! If you didn't see our Photos of the new BlackBerry Pearl 9100 (codenamed stratus/striker), be sure to check them out along with the photos spotted/posted by our buddy salomondrin. He also posted up the sweet video above (though it's not him in the video doing the talking per usual - but we're sure that'll happen soon and we...

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Live Images of the New 3G BlackBerry Pearl 9100!!

Live Images of the New 3G BlackBerry Pearl 9100!!

First Live Photos of the new BlackBerry Pearl 9100!! OoohHHH BaBy!! Any BlackBerry Pearl fans out there? I know there are. And I know so many of you have been waiting for Research in Motion to release an updated version of the candybar-styled BlackBerry Pearl 81xx Series Smartphone. Good news. The wait is getting shorter, because what you're looking at in these photos is the new BlackBerry...

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Verizon BlackBerry Curve 8530 Review

Verizon BlackBerry Curve 8530 Review

Ever since I had a chance to play with the Curve 8520, I have held a special place in my BlackBerry heart for the revamped 85xx series devices. It flashes me back to the days of my 8830 and being a new BlackBerry user. I think the Curve 8530 would have been a much better starting point, and is definitely a great choice for those entering the BlackBerry world for the first time. The smooth...

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