BlackBerry Desktop Manager 5.0 Included with Tour 9630

BlackBerry Desktop Manager 5.0 Included with Tour 9630

I'm all about surprises - especially when it comes to BlackBerry. Trying to backup my Tour for the first time this morning, I came across a few errors and started to get frustrated. I couldn't figure out the exact issue, so I decided to remove my current Desktop Manager (4.7) and do a fresh install. Rather than download it again, I pulled out the BlackBerry User Tools CD that came in the box...

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Customize Sound Profiles on the BlackBerry Tour

Customize Sound Profiles on the BlackBerry Tour

How to customize the sound profile settings on your BlackBerry Tour (and Storm) on OS 4.7 So you've given up on your old BlackBerry 83xx or 88xx series device and moved on to something better like a Bold, Curve 8900 or maybe the BlackBerry Tour. The old 4.5 OS (or even 4.3 or gasp.. 4.2.2) has been kicked to the curb, and now you have a bigger, more refined OS at your disposal in the form...

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BlackBerry Visor Mount Speakerphone Now Available!

BlackBerry Visor Mount Speakerphone Now Available!

  A few weeks back I posted Part I of my BlackBerry Visor Mount Speakerphone review (video above). Part I was more an overview mixed with some entertainment or infotainment as I like to call it - some of you liked it while others didn't. Either way, a ton of interest was shown in the Visor Mount from that review which at that time was not yet available for purchase. I still owe you...

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Contest: 250 Free Copies of BerryBuzz 2.0!

Contest: 250 Free Copies of BerryBuzz 2.0!

Leave a comment to this post for your chance to win a copy of BerryBuzz! Of all the applications I have used while owning a BlackBerry, I have to say that BerryBuzz is by far my favorite. The first release was awesome in that it easily let you specifiy different LED colors for emails, SMS and phone calls. In the newly updated BerryBuzz 2.0, Bellshare has stepped up their game. There are a ton...

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Hot New Twitter Based Theme For Available For Free!

Hot New Twitter Based Theme For Available For  Free!

Ninja_Please has been pushing out great looking themes like there is no tomorrow as of late. This time around Ninja_Please has followed up his popular premium Slyde theme with a free Tweme, yes that's right, Tweme. Tweme is a Twitter-based theme using icons and fonts that are all too familiar to Twitter users. Devices Supported for this one so far include the BlackBerry Bold, 83xx, 87xx and...

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Public Service Announcement: BlackBerry Tour Owners Please Be Advised No Themes Are Currently Available

If you have been a long time BlackBerry user this information will likely come as no surprise. However, if you are new to the BlackBerry world this is something to pay close attention too. Currently there are no themes available for the BlackBerry Tour (for free or for sale). This is based on the fact that the tools needed just simply are not ready as of yet to create and design themes for...

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Now This is CrackBerry Pride at its Best!

Now This is CrackBerry Pride at its Best!

No one can ever say CrackBerry fans are not loyal! Especially not too HeroBerry, GigaJoe and SparoBerry (left to right). These three CrackBerry fans decided to celebrate the launch of the BlackBerry Tour in awesome fashion and these pictures are the result of what happened when Tour frenzy struck. The shaven head in the pic is that of Gigajoe who willingly gave up his hair all in the name of...

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Best of Smartphone Experts, 12 July 2009

Here's what you may have missed in the smartphone world last week. Pre-Order T-Mobile myTouch 3G Now T-Mobile US Has No Plans to Release HTC Hero Two More Updates to Android This Year New BlackBerry Tour Owner? Get Started @ CrackBerry! SkyFire Browser Getting Closer: New Version Released to Beta...

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Win a BlackBerry Tour Contest Winners Announcement

Win a BlackBerry Tour Contest Winners Announcement

I'll keep this short and sweet. The BlackBerry Tour is now available for sale from Verizon and Sprint with other carriers coming online soon, but there's one lucky member of CrackBerry Nation who won't have to buy one. The Grand Prize winner in our Win a BlackBerry Tour courtesy of CrackBerry.com Contest is: jsanta11 We also had three runner-up prizes of $150 in accessories from...

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New BlackBerry Tour Owner? Get Started @ CrackBerry!

New BlackBerry Tour Owner? Get Started @ CrackBerry!

Just bought a BlackBerry Tour? Congrats!!!! If you're reading this, you've already discovered the #1 website for BlackBerry users in the world. Your next step is to become a registered member of CrackBerry Nation and begin unleashing the full potential of your new smartphone. You can follow the links below to find your way into some of the best info and stuff that CrackBerry.com has to offer...

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Contest: Win A Free Copy Of PaderSyncFM!

Contest: Win A Free Copy Of PaderSyncFM!

Leave A Comment On This Post For a Chance To Win A Copy Of PaderSyncFM. 100 Free Copies to be Won!! PadersyncFM is one of those applications that a lot of people will find useful if there is a need to access important files remotely - be it files on an office server or if you simply just need to access an ftp, say for example where your website is hosted. PadersyncFM is just that...

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TeleNav GPS Navigator on BlackBerry Tour All Ready To Go

Grabbing yourself a brand new BlackBerry Tour? As with any new device release some of your favorite applications out there may not work with the Tour initially due to it being a new device, but there is one saving grace with the Tour that should give it the green light for most apps - the fact being that it is the same screen resolution as the BlackBerry Curve 8900. And of course, it being a...

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New Fun App: Face Lift for the BlackBerry Storm

New Fun App: Face Lift for the BlackBerry Storm

I got a sneak peak of this app back at WES 2009 in May when I interviewed three prominent BlackBerry Game Developers. I wanted it right then was wondering when it would get released... a couple months later and it's finally here for the BlackBerry Storm! Face Lift is a fun little app that allows you to manipulate and distort images right on your device. You can load up a photo or snap one...

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New Skyfire Beta Released To All Private Beta Testers!

New Skyfire Beta Released To All Private Beta Testers!

The good folks at Skyfire have been hard at work trying to get the BlackBerry version of their browser primed and ready for release. Beta testing at this point has not been without its bumps though and while work moves forward, bugs and kinks are still indeed being worked out through testing. You can check out the latest feature improvements and known bugs below. Some are to be expected...

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Free BlackBerry Media Roundup For July 11th 2009

Free BlackBerry Media Roundup For July 11th 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 video 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:   Broken Heart Poker Beach Green...

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Premium Xune Theme By KD For BlackBerry Storm

Premium Xune Theme By KD For BlackBerry Storm

KD released a new theme not too long ago and as with all his themes Xune is unique in style and functions well on the Storm due to KD's perfectiontist attitude toward theme making. The theme itself has three stationary icons that are not user customizable - Profiles, Options and Application menu. However, the other icons for the most part are customizable although the included weather bug...

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Verizon Fios Mobile Application For BlackBerry Storm

Verizon Fios Mobile Application For BlackBerry Storm

It seems that Verizon Fios is slowing trying taking over the cable TV market. A recent addition to their arsenal is a Fios mobile application. Currently only available for the Storm, the application lets you easily record shows, view TV listings, set parental controls and manage space on your DVR - all from your mobile device. If you're a Fios user this app can come in very handy when you're...

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Friday Fun Photo: Working on a Review of the Verizon BlackBerry Tour 9630... Any Questions?

As I sit in my office working on a review for the Verizon BlackBerry Tour 9630, I just took notice of the mess of BlackBerry smartphones around me and couldn't help but think they'd like to pose for a quick photo for CrackBerry Nation. Think you can name all the devices pictured above? If so, you definitely pass the "BlackBerry Enthusiast" test -- though there are a couple of tricks to naming...

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Attention Canadians: Bell Online Sales For BlackBerry Tour Go Live Ahead Of Telus!!

Let the madness in Canada begin, for Bell customers at least. Most were expecting Telus to get out of the gates first in the BlackBerry Tour race but Bell has gotten the early jump on them and have just posted up their purchase options via their website. You can now order your Bell BlackBerry Tour via the site. However, after having called 4 different locations (within Halifax) you as of...

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Contest: ShortcutMe Gets an Update - 50 Free Copies!

Leave a comment on this post for a chance to win! Near the end of May, we had a look at one of the shortcut applications available for the BlackBerry smartphone - ShortcutMe. Amongst its many features, the application allows you to add multiple shortcuts to one or both of your convenience keys. You can find ShortcutMe at the CrackBerry App Store. Sam from Fonware Ltd let me know that they've...

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