CrackBerry Birthday Contest and Sale from Bplay!

CrackBerry Birthday Contest and Sale from Bplay!

Yup yup, the CrackBerry turning a year older fun continues!!! This time our pals at Bplay have hooked us up with some birthday goodies... Contest: We have 25 $10 coupons up for grabs. SWEET!! Just login to CrackBerry.com and leave a comment to this blog post for your chance to win. Everybody Wins Sale: Bplay is giving 20% off sale to CrackBerry readers so you can save yourself some...

Continue Reading

Improved Text Selection Coming to a Storm OS Soon!

This is such a tease! Just after OS 4.7.0.109 leaked to the interwebs, what you're looking at in the video above is an even newer version of an unreleased Storm OS which is showing off an improved text-selection process (visually improved anyways - kinda looks in the vid like he's having a bit of issue using it???). I guess you can take this as proof that copy/paste/editing on the Storm are...

Continue Reading

SPE Roundtable Podcast 03: Mobile World Congress Recap!

SPE Roundtable Podcast 03: Mobile World Congress Recap!

It has been a bit quiet for news in the BlackBerry world, so we skipped this week's CrackBerry Podcast and instead have an info-packed Smartphone Experts Roundtable podcast for y'all to listen to!!  Join Dieter, Matthew, Rene, Casey and yours truly as we discuss Mobile World Congress 2009 -- there's a little bit for everybody in this gigantic cross-platfrom smartphone...

Continue Reading

Birthday Contest: Slacker Radio Plus Free for a Year!!

Birthday Contest: Slacker Radio Plus Free for a Year!!

Slacker Personal Radio for BlackBerry is one of the most-popular FREE apps to hit BlackBerry and for good reason... it's AWESOME. Heck, I'm even listening to music via Slacker right now as I type this! So how do you make the already-awesome Slacker app awesomer? You upgrade to Slacker Radio Plus! For $3.99 per month (billed at $47.88 annually), Slacker Radio Plus brings you a few big...

Continue Reading

Birthday Contest: 15 Free Unlock Codes and Ten Trackballs!

Birthday Contest: 15 Free Unlock Codes and Ten Trackballs!

Courtesy of the good folks at Horizon Wireless, we have 15 FREE Unlock Codes and TEN BlackBerry Trackballs to give away in honor of CrackBerry.com turning another year older this week. Contest Details: To enter, just be logged in to CrackBerry.com and make a comment on this blog post. In your comment, be sure to mention whether you want to win a free unlock code or a free replacement...

Continue Reading

Birthday Contest: Win an OtterBox! Ten Cases up for Grabs!!

Birthday Contest: Win an OtterBox! Ten Cases up for Grabs!!

Another Birthday contest! Things are gonna get a little crazy on the blogs today with contest posts... but I have a feeling nobody is gonna mind the interruptions to our regular content schedule. Next up, the awesome folks at OtterBox sent us some CrackBerry birthday greetings and BlackBerry goodies... OtterBox is always down for a party and to celebrate CrackBerry.com's 2nd birthday TEN...

Continue Reading

BoxTone Announces Launch of BoxTone Software v4.0

BoxTone Announces Launch of BoxTone Software v4.0

BoxTone has been an integral part of BlackBerry enterprise environments for many years now. BoxTone provides a clear window and a magnifying glass view of your BlackBerry environment. It graphically represents the data that can be found in your BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES) log files and configuration databases as well as providing real-time trending of that information. BoxTone...

Continue Reading

doubleTwist for Mac + BlackBerry Users Makes Media Easy

Mac + BlackBerry user? You're going to want to check out the new public beta announced yesterday by doubleTwist that makes it easy to get your Mac's media content onto your mobile device. Watch the video above for a good overview of what it's all about. DoubleTwist is said to support hundreds of mobile devices, including the BlackBerry Curve, Pearl, Pearl Flip and Storm. I'm assuming it...

Continue Reading

Listen to 150 Canadian Radio Stations on your BlackBerry!

Listen to 150 Canadian Radio Stations on your BlackBerry!

Good news for Canadian CrackBerries today... you can now listen to 150 Canadian radio stations on your BlackBerry with the popular Nobex Radio Companion app! That's in addition to the 700+ US radio stations already available. And as always, As always, Nobex Radio Companion lets you see the recent playlist of over 2,700 radio stations. When you hear a song you like, click "Get It!" and it...

Continue Reading

Seidio Innocase Surface for BlackBerry Bold Review

Seidio Innocase Surface for BlackBerry Bold Review

A Hard Skin Case to Protect Your BlackBerry Bold In Style There's no shortage of BlackBerry Bold 9000 skins and cases on the market today. Finding the one that's best for you is really a matter of personal preference. But if you're looking for a minimalistic case that offers decent protection without adding any significant bulk to your Research In Motion (RIM) Bold smartphone, you'll find...

Continue Reading

Birthday Contest: Win a Unify4Life BlackBerry Remote!

Birthday Contest: Win a Unify4Life BlackBerry Remote!

You didn't think we'd drop a video in the blogs yesterday of Unify4Life's upcoming AV|Shadow for the BlackBerry Storm and not give CrackBerry Nation a chance to win one did you?? :-) Next up in our series of CrackBerry.com Turns 2 Years Old contests, the good great folks at Unify4Life are hooking us up with TEN AV|Shadow units to give away. This is the product that turns your BlackBerry...

Continue Reading

Speed Test Your BlackBerry Storm's Internet Connection!

Speed Test Your BlackBerry Storm's Internet Connection!

Now we all know of Wireless carriers claims for their networks, wether it be the claim to be the "fastest 3G network" out there or heck even now they been using "the largest 3G network" in the world. Ever want to know just how fast it really is though? I know I have for sure. And just like I test my home internet connection, BlackBerry Storm and iPhone users can now test their WiFi and...

Continue Reading

BeeJiveIM One Week Sale!

BeeJiveIM One Week Sale!

This is one heck of a deal BeeJiveIM has going on here. We have covered BeeJiveIM on many occasions here at CrackBerry but for those of you out there who may still be unfamiliar with this messaging application, here is a quick run down of functionality: It's a great application that allows you to stay connected to all of your instant messaging buddies simultaneously on AIM, MSN/...

Continue Reading

Leaked: OS 4.7.0.109 for the BlackBerry Storm 9530!

Leaked: OS 4.7.0.109 for the BlackBerry Storm 9530!

Just a few days after 4.7.0.109 surfaced for the 9500 Storm, it has now arrived for 9530 Storm owners. SWEEEET! There's lots of mirror sites to download from already setup, so just click the image above to stay on top of the action. Reminder: 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...

Continue Reading

Coming Soon... Unify4Life AV|Shadow for the Storm!

I was wondering when we'd see the Unify4Life AV Shadow be available with a Storm-optimized app... the answer? Soon! The guys from U4L just let me know that it'll be available later this week. In the meantime, you can get a quick demo by watching the video above. The Storm as a remote control... sweet! Be sure to drop your thoughts in the comments. And if you're not familiar with Unify4Life's...

Continue Reading

CrackBerry.com Turns Two Years Old Contest!

CrackBerry.com Turns Two Years Old Contest!

Let the partying begin! Thursday, February 26th marks two years since we fired off our Hello World Press Release and officially opened up CrackBerry.com for business. We partied it up for our first birthday with a week's worth of giveaways, contests and deals and we're doing it again this year! Our second year has seen the site grow by leaps and bounds as word of CrackBerry.com has spread...

Continue Reading

Antair Auto Email Responder for BlackBerry

Antair Auto Email Responder for BlackBerry

Despite what some of us want to believe, there are times when you simply can't use your BlackBerry. Whether it be an important meeting, family function or a romantic evening, the Berry must stay holstered. You fight the urge, sighing and squirming in your seat. "Well, I should at least let them know I'm busy," you think to yourself, "it's the polite thing to do." You sneak a peek at the...

Continue Reading

Free StormSketch App for the BlackBerry Storm

Free StormSketch App for the BlackBerry Storm

We received a couple of email tips over the weekend letting us know about a new Etch-A-Sketch like app for the BlackBerry Storm. When I read the tips I thought to myself, funny... that's not new, I saw that in the Storm Apps forum the other week! But it hasnt been blogged yet, so here it is by popular demand... With StormSketch, CrackBerry member dmglakewood strikes again with yet another...

Continue Reading

PhoneWreck Wrecks a BlackBerry Curve 8900 and Likes It

PhoneWreck Wrecks a BlackBerry Curve 8900 and Likes It

I can't help but cringe whenever I see a new BlackBerry review pop up from the guys at PhoneWreck.com. There's a lot of BlackBerry Curve 8900 reviews on the net now, heck, there's even one, two, three greats ones on this site for you to read, but no review is quite as in-depth as one where the reviewer takes apart the phone bit by bit just to see exactly what it's made of. The PhoneWreck...

Continue Reading

Around SPE for 22 Feb, 2009

Around SPE for 22 Feb, 2009

It's been quite a week for SPE, we wrapped up a bootload of live coverage of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. With details on Windows Mobile 6.5, the new HTC Magic Android phone, the new Ovi Application Store at Nokia Experts, and even a sneak preview of a GPS App for the iPhone, we were chock full of breaking mobile news. This week we'll be bringing you more of the same, of...

Continue Reading

Pages