Shazam Encore Hits BlackBerry App World Offering Premium Features

Shazam Encore Hits BlackBerry App World Offering Premium Features

The music identification program that is Shazam has been available for a while now. But, their latest premium offering, Shazam Encore is a new addtion to their line up. When it was announced I was kind of left wondering what exactly was in Encore that was not available in the other versions. The free version allows for look up, purchasing and sharing music but the premium version, Encore adds...

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CrackBerry Poll: What do you think of Apple's new iPad?

CrackBerry Poll: What do you think of Apple's new iPad?

As a BlackBerry owner, What do you think of Apple's new iPad?(polls)    The Apple iPad - coming soon... Apple's big announcement has come and gone and its wake it has left us with the Apple iPad - a mobile tablet computer ebook reader thingy that looks like an oversized iPod Touch or iPhone. It'll run all of the iPhone's apps, also run iPad-specific apps and will be available in models...

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CrackBerry Poll: Do You Still Like the Term Smartphone for BlackBerry or Should RIM Start Thinking Name Change Again?

  BlackBerry what?? Should RIM stick with Calling the BlackBerry a BlackBerry Smartphone or come up with something new?(survey) * Update: Interesting poll. The voting is pretty close to split, but I like where the comments are going with this. Maybe RIM doesn't need to change the word smartphone to anything else but rather they just need to drop an additional word altogether. It's...

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Official OS 5.0.0.451 for the BlackBerry Storm 9500 from Vodafone Australia

  Another day, another update. The Storm 9500 is the latest device to be graced with new software as Vodafone Australia has officially released OS 5.0.0.451. We saw another official 9500 release a few weeks back, but this one looks like a pretty decent jump from there. If you do install it, drop a comment and let us know your findings. As always, even though this is an official release, use...

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Deal of the Day: Save 50% on Mobiscope

Today only as our Deal of the Day, you can purchase Mobiscope for a huge 50% off. This cool app allows you to easily view webcams in real time through your device. You can install multiple cameras in your home or office, and monitor activity when you're away through live feeds with video and audio. You can also setup Mobiscope to send you email alerts when motion is detected, and record the...

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Research in Motion Teases "The BlackBerry Tour 9650 is Coming" on Facebook

Research in Motion Teases "The BlackBerry Tour 9650 is Coming" on Facebook

  No need to go camp outside the Verizon store just yet, but RIM dropped this quick note on their Facebook page earlier today. The message simply stated "The BlackBerry Tour 9650 is coming! Check back soon for official news!" This hopefully means that the device will actually be announced sometime in the near future. The Tour 9650 (which maybe won't be called the Tour 2?) was expected to drop...

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Rogers Sportsnet Launches Free BlackBerry Application

Rogers Sportsnet Launches Free BlackBerry Application

Alright, so I know posting this application I'm only going to be catering to a small audience since it's currently only available for Rogers and Fido customers. But yesterday marked the launch of Rogers BlackBerry, iPhone and Android Sportsnet application for those who need their sports fix on the go. "Sportsnet's mobile applications will ensure that Sportsnet fans will get their Sportsnet...

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Textender Updated to Version 1.5 - 50 Free Copies

Textender Updated to Version 1.5 - 50 Free Copies

While at CES I had a chance to hang out with Jason from berrycodes.net, creator of the popular app Textender. He explained that he had an update that was soon to be released, and generously offered to give away some copies to the CrackBerry Nation. If you have not heard of Textender, it is an app that allows CDMA users to send text messages longer than 140 characters. New features in version 1...

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BerryShell - Premium BlackBerry Theme From Hedone Design

BerryShell - Premium BlackBerry Theme From Hedone Design

Hedone has emerged from his lab again. This time bringing with him the beautifully designed BerryShell theme. As with most of Hedones designs, BerryShell looks fresh and sharp on your BlackBerry screen. The grey and orange color scheme is nice, similar to his Bussfast theme we've seen before, so if you have used that one BerryShell would suit you nicely. The filesize is rather large on this...

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Introducing the BlackBerry Accessory Roundup for All That's New and Hot... Free Featured Item Given Away Each Week!

This Week's Giveaway: Win a Seidio Extended Battery! Contest Details Below... Welcome to our very first BlackBerry Accessory Roundup! We already bring you a BlackBerry Apps Roundup, BlackBerry Themes Roundup and BlackBerry News Roundup on a weekly basis, so we figured it only made sense that we go the extra distance and add a weekly BlackBerry Accessory Roundup to the routine. We hope you...

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AstraSync One-Day January Sale - Get It For 50% Off!

AstraSync One-Day January Sale - Get It For 50% Off!

*Update: Sale extended through Thursday at Midnight PST* In case you missed AstraSync in our last giveaway, you can grab it now for 50% off. Today only, the awesome "Activesync for BlackBerry" is on sale for new users. The application allows you to easily sync your email, calender and contacts from services like Exchange, FirstClass, and Google to your BlackBerry. It gives you loads of of...

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New Cases From Speck Coming Soon - Enter to Win One Free!

New Cases From Speck Coming Soon - Enter to Win One Free!

Since checking out the Speck booth while down it Vegas a couple weeks ago (which was a favorite for most of the CrackBerry attendees) I have been on their site taking a look at some of their new cases being offered for BlackBerry. Adam dropped a quick announcement of their upcoming products, and I have to say they have some pretty sweet new stuff coming this year, most of which I had the...

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Contest Winners: Thumbplay, PrivacyStar, Express Unlock Code, BeNexus & Epik Cases

Load of good stuff to toss out to the CrackBerry Nation this past week. Some cool applications with a few unlock codes and cases to top it off. More fun on the way this week, and thanks as always to everyone that entered, and congrats to all the winners. If you'd like to run a contest of your own, drop a line to editorial(at)crackberry.com and we'll get it set up. Hit the jump for the list of...

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Tvider- Allows You To Tweet Your Pics, Video And Audio

Tvider- Allows You To Tweet Your Pics, Video And Audio

A rather interesting app for Twitter showed up this morning. Tvider, the newest addition to the many new Twitter apps that have been popping up brings a new Twist to your tweets. Rather then being a full blown Twitter client, it's purpose is to assist you in getting your pictures, audio and videos onto Twitter easily from your device or even your desktop, if you should decide to use that...

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Review: amAze GPS for BlackBerry Smartphones

Review: amAze GPS for BlackBerry Smartphones

Getting lost – some call it an adventure, others call it an annoyance. There’s even some who call it something that, due to the presence of younger readers, I’m not allowed to repeat. Whatever the case may be, you eventually (and obviously) want to reach your destination, right? I can think of quite a few times where I’ve been ill-prepared before I venture out to a friend’s new place, an...

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Sprint BlackBerry Curve 8530 Review

Sprint BlackBerry Curve 8530 Review

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] The new Sprint BlackBerry Curve 8530, or Curve2 as it has been referred to, launched on the Sprint Network last month. A solid month after the Verizon Curve 8530 launch. There was not much hype with the launch, and numerous people I have talked to weren't too excited about it either. They have the Tour, and don't see why they should be excited about...

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BlackBerry Theme Roundup for January 25th 2010

BlackBerry Theme Roundup for January 25th 2010

Contest: 50 Copies of Eden to be won. Leave a comment! Well folks it's that time again and we have received some great tips this week for some awesome themes to present to you in our weekly roundup. We are always trying to bring you the best of the best, so click the jump, read it over, and be sure to leave your comments after the post! It always helps to send those suggestions on to us at...

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Google Reader iPhone WebApp Works for BlackBerry Smartphones ... Sort Of

Google Reader iPhone WebApp Works for BlackBerry Smartphones ... Sort Of

Its no secret that I'm a huge Google Reader fan, and one of my most wanted apps is Google Reader for BlackBerry. There are many RSS alternatives, but I'm all for an official Google app that syncs feeds and does things only Google can do. Ronen at BerryReview keyed me in to the Google Reader WebApp that is designed to work for Android and iPhones, and it seems to work fairly well on BlackBerry...

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More Rumored BIS 3.0 Additions Come To Light

More Rumored BIS 3.0 Additions Come To Light

It wasn't that long ago we heard rumors of BIS 3.0 and 3.1 coming our way soon and bringing with it, a bunch of highly anticipated changes. This time around, we're hearing from BBLeaks that there are a few more additions we can expect as well.  Support For OpenOffice Documents - Presentations, Text documents and spreadsheets Support for WMA (Windows Media Audio) Support for OpenOffice is...

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