Message Peek for BlackBerry Review

Message Peek for BlackBerry Review

So for a while now, I've been using PeeKaWho to alert me of messages. In a nutshell, the application notifies you of incoming Email and SMS via Popups, no matter what you are doing on your BlackBerry. This allows you to see the sender, subject and a brief email body. This past October, I had a look at both PeeKaWho and Aerize Email Alerts and decided upon PeeKaWho as my pop up pal. Back...

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BlackBerry Leather Wrist Strap for BlackBerry Bold Review

Our pal JReel is back with another community BlackBerry Bold accessory review and this time he's taking a look at the BlackBerry Leather Wrist Strap for the BlackBerry Bold. This can also be used on the Pearl, Pearl Flip and Curve 8900, which all feature slots/hooks that allow you to attach a lanyard or charm. As JReel points out, the Leather Wrist Strap may not be for everyone as a daily...

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eReader For BlackBerry Now Available In Beta Form!

eReader For BlackBerry Now Available In Beta Form!

A few days ago Kevin dropped information about a new BlackBerry application called Shortcovers, which essentially allows you to buy, download and read books on the go all from your BlackBerry. Now yesterday, eReader, an application that has been available for Palm, Windows Mobile and Symbian devices for a long time now, has finally been ported over to a BlackBerry version, albeit in beta...

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T-Mobile 8120 To Finally Get 4.5 OS?

T-Mobile 8120 To Finally Get 4.5 OS?

Wow! With all the hoopla going on with Bold and Storm and Javelin Curve 8900 leaks and official OS releases I guess it's easy to forget at times that there are still some devices out there that have yet to be upgraded to even 4.5. Such is the case with the T-Mobile 8120, as Boy Genius Report has posted information about the upcoming launch of 4.5 for the 8120 said to be released on Friday...

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Official OS Releases For Bold And Storm (9500)!

Official OS Releases For Bold And Storm (9500)!

Well, what do we have here now? Official releases of some recent OS' for the 9500 series Storm and the Bold... sure is! Seems SiMobile has gone live with the official versions of the 4.6.0.247 for the BlackBerry Bold and following up last night's leak of 4.7.0.114 for the Storm, have also released 4.7.0.113 (9500 Storms only). You can grab both downloads at the links below and be sure to leave...

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Free Unlock Codes For The Next 48 Hours!

Free Unlock Codes For The Next 48 Hours!

That's right folks, totally free unlock codes for the next 48 hrs for all T-Mobile, AT&T and Rogers BlackBerry devices! So if you are looking to unleash your device from your carriers clutches for whatever reason, now is the time to do so. * Final Update: OK CrackBerry Nation, what a giveaway this has been! The 48 Hours of Free BlackBerry Unlock codes will soon be coming to an end -...

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iVista2 Is Here And Ready For All Devices!

iVista2 Is Here And Ready For All Devices!

  BlackBerry Storm Version of iVista 2 iVista for Trackball BlackBerry Smartphones (Bold shown) Zack over at TheZMan has pumped out another winner, iVista2! Most of you should remember iVista and how it was the fastest selling theme to grace the ShopCrackBerry.com App Store. The reason the original iVista sold so fast was, to put in Kevin's words, was because "It ROCKS!" Fans of iVista...

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MetroPCS Launches BlackBerry Solutions!

MetroPCS Launches BlackBerry Solutions!

Prepaid BlackBerry services have been making a great deal of noise lately. Now small US carrier MetroPCS has decided to jump on board as well, not only by offering up some seriously attractive unlimited plans but now offering up BlackBerry solutions for their customers. Service of course does not come without some caveats, first of course being the relatively small coverage area offered by...

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Telus Launches Black And Pink 8230 Flip!

Telus Launches Black And Pink 8230 Flip!

Telus customer? Not interested in the Storm? How about an 8230 in Black or Pink? Telus has finally gotten around to officially launching the device after many weeks of pre-release advertising (in hopes to stave off sales from Bell which released the device prior to Telus). If you are gonna grab this one up it will set you back $49.99 on a 3 year contract with an accompanying plan in the $30-...

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RIM Teases Masses With FaceBook 1.5 Again!

RIM Teases Masses With FaceBook 1.5 Again!

Anyone notice anything a little weird about the description of the Facebook application here? How about the fact the page is describing FaceBook 1.5 functionality when it has yet to be released?! Way to go RIM, you tease us with mistakenly  intentionally releasing information in the RIM support knowledge base then you go ahead and update the FaceBook description on the landing page yet, you...

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TetherBerry Contest Winners Announced

The TetherBerry contest was a quickie, being post yesterday morning and ending at Midnight, but even in that short time thousands of you entered to win 1 of 100 free copies! The 100 free winners are listed after the break. Congrats!! If you didn't win, keep in mind that TetherBerry is now available until March 12th for an introductory one-time fee of $39.99. You can visit TetherBerry.com...

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BerryBuzz Winners Announced and Sale Extended!

BerryBuzz Winners Announced and Sale Extended!

Following up on our contest last week for 100 Free Copies of BerryBuzz, the winners have been announced! The 100 winning CrackBerry.com members' usernames are listed after the break.  BerryBuzz Sale Extended: If you're not one of the lucky winners, you can save yourself 25% on BerryBuzz if you buy it today or tomorrow. To take advantage of the savings, visit CrackBerryAppStore.com on your...

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Leaked: OS 4.7.0.114 for the BlackBerry Storm 9530!

Leaked: OS 4.7.0.114 for the BlackBerry Storm 9530!

Here it is... the eagerly anticipated OS 4.7.0.114 for the BlackBerry Storm 9530! * Update: OS 4.7.0.114 now available for the Storm 9500 too >> * Please Note: Keep in mind this is NOT an official release, so install at your own risk and only if you're comfortable with doing so. If you've never installed an OS beta before be sure to dive into the CrackBerry forums and read all...

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CrackBerry Smash - Best Free App for the BlackBerry Storm!

CRACKBERRY SMASH!!! Take that iPhone, G1 and Palm Pre! Storm owners have a new hero today and his name is Fabian Heuwieser. Fabian just released CrackBerry Smash for the BlackBerry Storm and it is a fun time killer of an app that lets you lay the SMASH down on the smartphone competition. When you launch CrackBerry Smash it automatically opens where you are. iPhones will fill up the Storm's...

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Extended Battery for the BlackBerry Curve 8900 Review

Extended Battery for the BlackBerry Curve 8900 Review

A Hands-On Review of the Seidio Innocell 2600mAh Battery for the Curve 8900 [ This review comes to you via CrackBerry member c_scheuer. Post your BlackBerry Smartphone, Accessory and Software reviews in our Community Reviews forum! If promoted to the blogs you'll receive a $20 coupon to ShopCrackBerry.com! Click Here for more details. ] Today I wanted to post a review about a wonderful...

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Sweetest Vodafone Storm / McLaren F1 Video Ever!

We're only 16 days away from the official start of the 2009 Formula 1 season and some hardcore Lewis Hamilton fans (along with a bit of help from Vodafone and McLaren we assume) have put together what has to be one of the sweetest ads / elaborate stunts / examples of corporate viral advertising for the BlackBerry Storm ever. LOVE IT! Watch the video. Seriously?! An RC car controlled by the...

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Dilbert Seeks Help for his Smartphone Addiction... Not!

Dilbert Seeks Help for his Smartphone Addiction... Not!

Lol... now how many of you guys reading this agree with 'ole Dilbert on this one?! Thanks to RazrRob for sending in.

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bluCTRL Helps Expand Your Berrys Uses!

bluCTRL Helps Expand Your Berrys Uses!

BluCTRL is definitely one of those applications/services you can add to your list of "cool things your BlackBerry can do" as far as I'm concerned. Most computers these days have Bluetooth built right into them or at the very least you may have a Bluetooth dongle sitting somewhere around that mess you call a computer desk. If that's the case you might as well put it to work - one good idea...

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Contest: 100 Free Copies of TetherBerry to Be Won!!

Leave a Comment to this Blog Post for a Chance to Win a Copy of TetherBerry! So here's the deal. This past Friday Bla1ze dropped in the blogs word about the open beta of a new tethering solution for BlackBerry called TetherBerry. With that one blog post TetherBerry saw their beta test base jump from 2,000 users to over 10,000 users! TetherBerry is now out of beta and in appreciation the...

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Fōne Book Phone Directory for the Storm Aims to Please!

Here is an awesome looking upcoming application. Fōne book, which is currently under development by Blinding Rain is building a great phone directory application specifically for the Storm. Blinding Rain's philosophy for this application is that users are seeking out  great looking, and for that matter, functioning applications for their Storms that will at least put it closer to the iPhone...

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