Four More Finalists Chosen For The BlackBerry Developers Challenge

Four More Finalists Chosen For The BlackBerry Developers Challenge

Four more finalists have been announced for the BlackBerry Developers Challenge 2009. At this point, 12 of the 16 finalists who will be voted on in the running for a grand prize package of over $100,000. Four more finalists have yet to be chosen, all of which should top off at the end of September. Let's have a look at the four most recent ones: Wicked Blog App by ScreamingToaster LLC e-...

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All Elecite Premium Themes Now 50% Off For A Limited Time

All Elecite Premium Themes Now 50% Off For A Limited Time

Elecite is having a sweet sale for all of you who have held off on buying themes due their cost. Right now until September 5th, all Elecite themes are on sale for 50% off the original price. When purchasing just use the coupon code 0909 at checkout and you are set to go.  * A note for all Storm .151 users - Elecite has been able to make some of their themes compatible with the OS, so be...

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Premium Dark Room Theme for Bold, Tour and Curve 8900

Premium Dark Room Theme for Bold, Tour and Curve 8900

Following up on his awesome SWINE and Real Icon themes, Dave has recently released his latest creation, Dark Room, for the Bold, Tour and Curve 8900. This one is the best by far in my opinion. The obvious factor that makes it really unique is the design and placement of the battery and signal meters. It just looks awesome with the custom icons and head-to-toe design. There is a hidden dock, 3D...

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Arr! SS - Simple RSS Reader for BlackBerry

Arr! SS - Simple RSS Reader for BlackBerry

Cruising the forums I ran across Arr! SS and decided to check it out (mostly because of the sweet name). Just as it sounds, Arr! SS is a simple RSS reader for BlackBerry. It is still in the early stages, but many updates are on the way. The installation is simple, and the interface is as easy as can be. There is currently a free and premium version available. The free version gives you all the...

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Taking Great Pictures With Your BlackBerry

Taking Great Pictures With Your BlackBerry

Brought to you by James Sanders of SLRJAM.COM - SLRJAM - is Photography in Action! So you have this great idea to take some pictures and decided today is the day to get it right! Ok what do I want to take a picture of and will it work? Hmmm - you have to decide on the topic and if its a moving object, person, animal, landscape etc. Why? Because the light is different with all of these...

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Deal of the Day: Get Alarms Pro for 50% Off - Only $2.49!

Deal of the Day: Get Alarms Pro for 50% Off - Only $2.49!

Here's a solid CrackBerry Deal of the Day offering I just had to post here in the blogs... until midnight CST tonight, you can get BBSmart Alarms Pro for 50% off its regular price - $2.49 vs. $4.99. Considering when this app initially came out on the market it sold for $15.00 (and was still at the top of the best sellers list at that price), to now be able to grab it for $2.49 is a steal....

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Review: TuneWiki for BlackBerry

Review: TuneWiki for BlackBerry

“There’s a bathroom on the right..” No wait… that’s not it. Don’t you hate it when you get the lyrics to a song wrong? It’s especially embarrassing when it’s karaoke night, which you may have been dragged out for, and you belt out gibberish. You hang your head in shame as you leave the stage. Or perhaps you’ve downloaded a song that a friend recommended and you have no clue what the heck...

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Feature or Bug? New Video Shows SurePress Disabled on BlackBerry Storm 9520?!

Last week we ran a poll on the blogs asking CrackBerry readers how they felt about RIM's SurePress technology and forcing people to "click" the screen. Over 17,000 votes were cast. The results? 31% said they loved the click, 26% said scrap it (they'd rather have an iPhone-styled touchscreen) and the 43% said they wanted both options - SurePress, and also the ability to disable it. A new...

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Video: BlackBerry 9700 with Trackpad in Action!

Next up in the seemingly endless run of pre-release hands-on BlackBerry smartphone videos (that apparently get posted here late at night) is a look at the upcoming BlackBerry 9700, also known by its codename onyx. The folks at feedberry posted this one up, which gives a quick video overview of what the Bold II is all about it. I know lots of you out there are itching to get your CrackBerry...

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AppleBerry Theme Suite on Sale - 100 Copies To Give Away

AppleBerry Theme Suite on Sale - 100 Copies To Give Away

We had a contest for AppleBerry Dark a while back, and it went over so well we figured a second one couldn't hurt. We have 100 free copies of AppleBerry goodness to give away. Winners will have their choice of AppleBerry Theme Suite for Storm, 8900, 88xx and 83xx or AppleBerry Dark for the Storm. Lots of options to choose from on this one, so you don't want to miss out. AppleBerry is also on...

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Pipe Dreams - Awesome New Game From Epic Applications

Epic Applications is back with a brand new game for everyone. Since the description for the game really is the best way to get the point across (other then just saying the game is wicked awesome), I'll just post that for everyone. Fast paced and challenging, Pipe Dreams is a race against the clock to create a pipe structure that controls and directs the flow of water. Points are earned for...

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FaceBook 1.7 Coming Soon, Bringing OS 5.0 Compatability With It?

FaceBook 1.7 Coming Soon, Bringing OS 5.0 Compatability With It?

Ahh, FaceBook. The RIM built application users love ... and hate. Word is that FaceBook version 1.7 is coming soon and this time around the release (or leak?) will cover one major problem that all leaked OS users have been seeing for a while - OS 5.0 compatability Ever since OS 5.0 started leaking, some users have upgraded it to it, only to revert back to a lower OS based on the fact FaceBook...

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TrainSchedule GPS Updated - 50 Free Copies to Give Away

TrainSchedule GPS Updated - 50 Free Copies to Give Away

We checked out TrainSchedule a while back, and I must say I've been a big fan all along. The app allows you to easily view train schedules, map your trip and more. TrainSchedule has just been updated to version 2.2 which includes live train delay updates (from NJ Transit, LIRR, SEPTA, MARC and Metrolink) and other real-time information. This is an awesome update, and only adds to the great...

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Contest Winners: Twitterlerts, Missed Call Alert and Express Unlock

Contest Winners: Twitterlerts, Missed Call Alert and Express Unlock

Not a huge week for contests, but we already have a bunch lined up for the next few days to make up for it. We saw new client Twitterlerts, Missed Call Alert and some more unlock codes from Express Unlock. If you didn't win on this round, you can grab Missed Call Alert at 50% through September 8th by using the code MCACBHALF in the CrackBerry App Store (the code will only work from a device in...

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Free DashboardOne Theme for Bold

Free DashboardOne Theme for Bold

Forums member RedZapper is at it again. Following up on the success of his SodaBerry and 3G themes, his latest creation DashboardOne, does not dissapoint. Currently only for Bold, this cool theme looks like ... well ... a dashboard. It has great custom icons, hidden today, analog-style battery and signal meters, Quicklaunch and more.  This is just another in the great line of free themes from...

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BoxTone Announces New User Self-Service Module

BoxTone Announces New User Self-Service Module

BoxTone announced today its new User Self-Service Module which helps IT staff and MSPs to provide quality service while lowering costs. This software allows users to easily check their mobile service status in real time, and provides easy access to solving common issues without the help of IT staff. In this scenario, executive Kevin has logged into BoxTone User Self Service SmartPortal...

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BlackBerry Storm Video: Storm 2 (9520) vs. Storm 1 (9530)

* Update - October 15, 2009. Read CrackBerry.com's Official BlackBerry Storm2 Review * I'm heading to bed, but we'll end the CrackBerry day with another video of the BlackBerry Storm part deux in action. This new video was done up by our Storm lovin' pal Salomondrin yet again (nice and in focus!) and this time around he's comparing a BlackBerry Storm 9520 vs. the first-generation...

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Yet Another Upcoming BlackBerry Smartphone: Codename Essex is Next Revision of Niagara (Tour)?!

Word of the BlackBerry codenamed "essex" has been making its way around the interwebs for the past 24 hours, starting off in our very own CrackBerry forums. The codename name isn't actually new - back in July when I did a forum re-shuffle I actually added the essex codename to the Other Rumored Devices forum description - it was a name that had come up a few times since WES in BlackBerry...

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BlackBerry Storm Price Reduced To $49.99 On Verizon!

BlackBerry Storm Price Reduced To $49.99 On Verizon!

The time has come for Verizon to do a little housekeeping around their stores, no doubt to make way for the Storm 2 that will be making it's way to the hands of BlackBerry users reportedly in October. Right now if you have been holding out for a new BlackBerry you can surely walk your way into a $49.99 BlackBerry Storm if you do so wish, just keep in mind that is with a new 2 year contract. So...

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