Hippopost Update:  Send Up To 10 Free Postcards Per Day and Now With 40% More Photo

* Update: My bad. I received a mailer from Hippopost with the info and immediately assumed it was for the BlackBerry App. FOR NOW the 10 free postcards/day limit is for the online service only (BB app is at 2/day), but the BlackBerry limit will be going up soon too. Also, if you read the comments to this post, you'll see that the Storm version is high on the list of priorities and cards start...

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Verizon Storm 2 Training Video Caught On Camera!

Wow, Storm 2 material just keeps popping up everywhere. Be it training materials, promo materials right down to listings in carriers systems there is no denying we are getting closer to launch every day. Have a look at the video that was delivered to Verizon employee's recently to review that BerryScoop got a hold of. It's a little blurry but it gets the point across. Now, RIM your turn. Can...

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Vodafone Preparing For BlackBerry Storm 2 Launch As Promo Material Appears

We just got this photo of a Storm 2 display backing sent into us from Dave (Thanks Dave!) that was caught at a Car Phone warehouse location and posted on the Official Vodafone forums. Seems as though some employees were a little over zealous in having put promo material on display and one savvy BlackBerry user happened to catch a pic of it. Now that we know promo material is showing up launch...

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e-GPS Lets You Remotely Track & Wipe Your Device

If you worry about your device being lost or stolen you're not alone. Your BlackBerry has precious info that you just can't afford to lose. e-GPS will help ease your anxiety with some very cool remote features. The app works much the same as Smrtguard, allowing you to easily wipe or track the device and email data to yourself. You simply send a command via SMS or email, and the device will...

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BlackBerry Widgets- A Better Understanding Of What They Are

BlackBerry Widgets- A Better Understanding Of What They Are

As some of you may have read, RIM recently released a brand new SDK for BlackBerry Developers. This SDK consisted of the tools needed in order to make "BlackBerry Widgets". Widget is a term we have heard used many times before in regards to the BlackBerry Smartphone platform, but this is the first time will we get to see the fulll implementation of what exactly it means to BlackBerry. With...

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Contest Winners: Plantronics 975, BigTinCan Mapper Pro & Sticky Notes Theme

Here we go - more winners from more great contests. Only three this week, but we still kept the weekly contest string going strong. While we like throwing out the "leave a comment" contests, we are giving everyone their chance to be a star with our I Love My CrackBerry Video Contest. The contest has one of our biggest prize packs ever, so you really don't want to miss out. Thanks again to...

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BlackBerry 9500 Simulator Released Using OS 5.0.0.252

BlackBerry 9500 Simulator Released Using OS 5.0.0.252

Whoa! Don't go getting too excited folks, it's just a pic from a simulator - not an actual leaked OS or anything. In an effort once again to bring developers up to speed with the 5.0 OS platform, they have gone ahead and released the BlackBerry Storm simulator for everyone to download and play with. This one does come with 5.0 loaded on it so developers may put that to use to debug...

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Facebook Mobile Site Gets a Facelift

Facebook Mobile Site Gets a Facelift

I received a Facebook message last night, I clicked through a link and was taken to a strange version of Facebook mobile. I assumed that m.facebook.com had received an overhaul, but after refreshing I saw the same ol' Facebook mobile. A quick bit of recon turned up nothing and that was that. Well browsing through my RSS feeds this morning I came across a post on our sister site precentral.net...

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Bolt 1.5 Released - Moved Out of Beta Bringing Speed and New Features

Bolt 1.5 has finally been officially released. In the 8 months of the public beta, Bolt has seen some fantastic growth in its user base and within the application itself. Many new changes are upon us with the launch of version 1.5, and if you have never tried Bolt before, now is a great time to give it a look New features and enhancements to BOLT 1.5 include: Cache Support to speed users’...

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Snaptu- A Multi Resource App For Your BlackBerry

Snaptu- A Multi Resource App For Your BlackBerry

[ This post comes via our Community Review forums from member irie. Post your review and if we promote it to the blogs you'll receive a coupon for free accessories or apps from ShopCrackBerry ] This is a great application that seems to have been overlooked on the blogs, but certainly not in the forums. While digging through the forums and App World my girlfriend pointed out Snaptu and one...

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Free CrackBerry Halloween Theme for Bold

Free CrackBerry Halloween Theme for  Bold

October is here and that means Halloween is almost upon us. A few days back we gave you some links for Halloween ringtones and wallpapers. Well our own phishgirl3 did a little theme making (her very first one) and came up with this great Halloween theme for the Bold. It has great themed colors and cool pumpkin notifications. If you're a Bold user and looking for something festive to carry you...

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DUB, your mobile business card (for BlackBerry)

DUB, your mobile business card (for BlackBerry)

It may be an exaggeration, but sometimes it feels like my wallet won’t stay folded. It’s not only because of membership, credit and debit cards; it’s all of the business cards I seem to accumulate. I’m not sure how they all get there. Maybe it’s a case of the right hand not knowing what the left hand is doing. In this case, the hand is nabbing every card in sight. I also know that I’ve lost...

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4.5 OS Updates For Many Devices Comes Along

4.5 OS Updates For Many Devices Comes Along

Seems RIM is really trying to bring all devices up to the same level these days, maybe it's with the launch of 5.0 or maybe it's simply due to the browser issues that were noted last week that the updates have come out. I really never though I would have to make another 4.5 OS round up post but, here it is folks. 4.5.0.163 From Vodafone UK For: BlackBerry 8100 BlackBerry 8110 BlackBerry...

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RIM Announces Widget SDK for the BlackBerry Platform

RIM Announces Widget SDK for the BlackBerry Platform

RIM has announced a new SDK for BlackBerry developers which looks and sounds promising. The new Widget platform is now available for all developers to download.. RIM has been speaking about and ramping the information about widgets for quite some time - as far back as the release of 4.5 there was indication of these things coming sooner or later. And with the BlackBerry Developers Conference...

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7-Digital Music Store Officially Released

Last week we got word that the 7-Digital Music store was ready to roll. Today is the official release, making it available on more devices (Bold, Tour and Curve 8900) with Storm and Curve 8520 support coming by the end of the week. The app will also be available to Canadian users in the next few days. 7-Digital allows users to easily browse and download music track directly to any device....

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BlackBerry Kids Say the Darndest Things

The smartphone space is a fierce battleground these days, so companies have to do what they can do make sure they're hitting as many segments of the market as possible. It's not surprising then to see that Resarch in Motion is now targeting the ten years and younger demographic. Like seriously, I would have loved to have owned a BlackBerry when I was seven. I sooo could have cheated on...

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Community Review: Microsoft Sync with a Splash of BlackBerry Flavoring

[ This post comes via our Community Review forums from member Guzman. Post your review and if we promote it to the blogs you'll receive a coupon for free accessories or apps from ShopCrackBerry.com. ] I recently purchased a 2009 Ford F150 Lariat 4x4 truck and was blown away by all the features it has. Now lets not get into the age-old "Ford Vs. Chevy Vs. Dodge" debate as that could go on for...

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A Close Video Look At The BlackBerry Bold 9700

A Close Video Look At The BlackBerry Bold 9700

Just in case you have not gotten enough of a look at the 9700 recently, Tinhte.com is now showing off some splendid high res pictures of an AT&T branded 9700 placed up against its siblings. A nice video walkthrough is available after that jump, but be advised it is not in English so unless you speak Vietnamese you may wish to kill the volume. Also, Tinhte.com has a complete tear down of the...

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HTC Sense UI "Hero" Premium BlackBerry Theme From Elecite

HTC Sense UI "Hero" Premium BlackBerry Theme From Elecite

Elecite has an awesome looking new theme out called Hero. Based on the HTC Sense UI, it has been in the works for a while and it's one of their most requested designs. Pictures for this one really do not do it any justice as you have to see it in action. Elecite has put togther a great video for us to get a better look so check it out here. Details on the theme listed below. The massive...

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CrackBerry Goes to CTIA Wireless I.T. & Entertainment 2009!

CrackBerry Goes to CTIA Wireless I.T. & Entertainment 2009!

One of the bigger wireless shows of the year is taking place in San Diego this week - CTIA Wireless & Entertainment 2009. I'm heading to the airport shortly and will be meeting up with Dieter Bohn to tackle the show floors over the next few days.  I think RIM's presence at this year's show will be fairly minimal, and as such don't expect any massive BlackBerry announcements to hit, but...

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