BerryBuzz for BlackBerry - 100 Free Copies to be Won!

BerryBuzz for BlackBerry - 100 Free Copies to be Won!

Leave a comment to this blog post for your chance to win a free copy of Berry Buzz! What's the best cure for CrackBerry Contest hangover? MORE CONTESTS!!! Bellshare, the makers of Instango, just released BerryBuzz this week and they're hooking up CrackBerry Nation with both a contest and a coupon. Sweet! But first to learn about the prize at hand... About BerryBuzz: BerryBuzz extends...

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BlackBerry App World Site Now Up

BlackBerry App World Site Now Up

* Update: Well, the 10pm EST exciting announcement wasn't all that exciting (they announced that you can now sign up for announcements?!), but RIM has now put up their BlackBerry App World teaser site. Developers can sign up to begin submitting their apps for inclusion in the launch of App World if they haven't already and consumers can now register to stay notified of updates. To purchase...

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BlackBerry App World is the Name of the RIM App Storefront

BlackBerry App World is the Name of the RIM App Storefront

BIG NEWS HERE... RIM has OFFICIALLY announced the name of their upcoming application storefront and they've gone with... BlackBerry App World! The site for developers will be updated tonight and should be live again by 10pm (Eastern Time). In other words...the following link below won't work until tonight! At the same time, they will launch a sign up page for users who want to be alerted...

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Podcast: Craig Johnston On The Cell Phone Junkie

Podcast: Craig Johnston On The Cell Phone Junkie

Between last week's birthday festivities and me coming down with the flu, Craig and I didn't have a chance to record our regularly-scheduled CrackBerry podcast. HOWEVER.. We still have a FANTASTIC show for you to listen to as Craig joined our pal Mickey, The Cell Phone Junkie, on his show this week to talk about all things BlackBerry! Jump on over to...

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New Beta: 123Spoof Lets You Spoof your Caller ID

New Beta: 123Spoof Lets You Spoof your Caller ID

** Be sure to read through the site's FAQ before you use this. Keep in mind you're calling through their servers so while the service is free you'll want to watch out for any potential long distance charges. As always with anything we blog, try and use at your own risk. ** Ohhh boy. This one is going to cause a stir in the BlackBerry community. I feel even more guilty blogging about...

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Coveroo Ups the Ante By Going Funky and Luxurious

Coveroo Ups the Ante By Going Funky and Luxurious

During our Birthday festivities last week we told you that our friends at Coveroo would be unveiling something cool this week... and they did! Whereas the previous Coveroo offering was simply an engraving, now you can go either luxurious or funky by getting your battery cover inlaid with stainless steel, gold, high-gloss color or glow-in-the-dark materials. Awesome!! If you haven't been...

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Vayyoo's vPost, Sheds Whole New Light On Email!

This Crackberry nation, is something I have been waiting a long time for. Ever since it debuted over at BlackBerryCool I have wanted, neigh NEEDED is a better word in this case. Back then though it was basically still under the testing phases in which BlackBerryCool made good use of it to bring their readers all the news from CTIA direct from the showroom floor. vPost, is a on device...

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Test the Speed of your 3G, Edge and WiFi with Speedtest!

There goes productivity for the day! I'm pretty sure everyone reading this post will be downloading Speedtest and be playing with it all day... Xtreme Labs Inc. has released Speedtest for BlackBerry, a FREE app which allows you to evaluate the data speeds of your BlackBerry's 3G, Edge and WiFi connections. You can watch the video above to see it in action as a BlackBerry Bold and Curve...

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Viigo Gets a Hockey Update!

Calling all hockey fans! Just in time for the trade deadline, Viigo has made a bunch of improvements to their hockey service including comprehensive stats such as league points, goals, assists and shut out leaders (to name just a few), team rosters and player stats, team specific schedules and team specific scores and a few other nice to haves (including a feed for trade updates and an NHL...

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BlackBerry Master Control Program Updated!

BlackBerry Master Control Program Updated!

We've covered this amazing application before here on the CrackBerry blogs. So when I realized there was a fresh new update out for it I felt compelled to inform you all about it as this update brings a lot of nice changes with it. My favorite being the fact that it now plays nice with Windows 7 Beta, lol..funny a beta that plays nice with a beta, sweet! Check out the changes below and be...

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RIM Updates All IM Applications!

RIM Updates All IM Applications!

RIM has quietly released updates for all their instant messaging clients to version 2.1.42. I find this rather funny since it seems like only a few weeks ago that they had updated them to 2.1.41 but as always seems to be the case with RIM application releases, their was no change log provided, nor any real announcement for it either. Now hopefully there are some changes within these...

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BlackBerry Bling Roundup

BlackBerry Bling Roundup

BlackBerry Bling. Some of us hate it. Some of us are all about it. And most would agree that while device personalization done right is awesome, there is a line that can be crossed where things going from looking plain cool to looking like plain crap. Our good friend Al Sacco put together a roundup yesterday over at CIO.com of some of the latest options available for blinging out your...

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Facebook 1.5 for BlackBerry Leaked and Reviewed!

Facebook 1.5 for BlackBerry Leaked and Reviewed!

Back in November I dropped a blog post detailing all of the updates coming your way in Facebook 1.5, which we knew would be coming in early 2009 but were hoping would launch in January. January has obviously come and gone, but the good news is that Facebook 1.5 is just around the corner and the folks over at BGR got their hands on a copy of it to play with and have given it some thorough...

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Colored Trackballs Now Commercially Available

Colored Trackballs Now Commercially Available

Trackballs in colors other than OEM default of white or black (on the 8900) isn't a new thing. Dig through the CrackBerry forums and you'll find examples of CrackBerry Addicts who have taken it upon themselves color their balls by whatever means necessary (check out the dyed trackball picture gallery here). What is new are commercially available colored trackballs. The folks at CNN.cn are...

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BlackBerry Bold Lanyards and Charms

BlackBerry Bold Lanyards and Charms

Did you know your BlackBerry Bold has a spot to attach a lanyard? If you didn't know you could attach a lanyard or charm to your BlackBerry Bold, don't worry, you're not alone. The "discovery" has popped up in the forums a couple of times now (here and here) and has been met with surprise from Bold owners each time. I'll admit - I personally never noticed it for a long time...

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CrackBerry Birthday Week Contest Winners!

CrackBerry Birthday Week Contest Winners!

Here it is CrackBerry Nation...the moment you have all been waiting for. Following up on a week's worth of birthday contest festivities in honor of CrackBerry.com turning two years old, after the break you can find the full list of prize winners. HUGE thank you to you all of the sponsors who participated and a Big Congrats to everyone who won!!! To everyone else, THANK YOU for participating...

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Austria's Take on the BlackBerry Storm

Austrian carrier A1/Mobilkom's commercial for the BlackBerry Storm takes a definite departure from the North American ads we have seen to date. Like it? Love it? Or?? Be sure to drop your thoughts in the comments. You can learn more about the A1 BlackBerry Storm at A1.net/storm.

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Streamline Your Storm, Bold And 8900!

Streamline Your Storm, Bold And 8900!

Ohhh yeahh! I have been looking for the perfect theme for my Storm, nothing to flashy, just a nice, organized, functional theme to set the device off. And Boom, Jason Calhoun reaches out to me to let me know he has made Streamline available for Storm, Bold and 8900 series devices so I loaded each version on to their aforementioned models and had a look, instant love for this theme all...

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Profiler v1.5 versus BlackBerry Profile Scheduler v1.3

Profiler v1.5 versus BlackBerry Profile Scheduler v1.3

It's Monday morning, and you're just about to close a very important deal with a new client. You've been working on this for months and have been eagerly anticipating the results, as it has made its way through your sales funnel. In fact, you've been doing some early celebrating this weekend, even downloaded a song you heard at the club as your ringtone. It's been secretly playing in your...

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That's What She Said Application Now Available!

That's What She Said Application Now Available!

Having just gotten my BlackBerry Storm 2 days ago I have been going through and testing applications like crazy to see what would work as expected and what I quite possibly may need to find alternatives for, so far, so good not many apps out there that I will need to "replace" so to speak, Awesome!  This application though, is strictly for the laughs. I was crusing the CrackBerry forums...

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