Podcast Episode 042: It's a Full House!

Podcast Episode 042: It's a Full House!

Wow. We did it. We recorded another podcast. After going weekly for a few episodes, we fell off for a stretch, but today over lunch we got on Skype and recorded a CrackBerry Podcast. And this wasn't just any podcast... but a very special edition. It took 42 episodes, but today we had a female voice on the show! Big welcome and thanks to Jessica who joined Craig, Bla1ze, Adam and myself. We...

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BlackBerry Messenger Upgrade WANTS To Be Available?!

BlackBerry Messenger Upgrade WANTS To Be Available?!

* Update: OK... We're starting to get word from people in the know that RIM has updated the BBM servers to the newest version of BBM. It's likely this prompt some of us have seen was not intended/supposed to happen (just yet). So that *should* mean things are basically ready to go... RIM just has to decide to pull the trigger and the new BBM update will be pushed out. We're not sure when that...

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BlackBerry Storm 2 Stripped Down To The Nitty Gritty!

BlackBerry Storm 2 Stripped Down To The Nitty Gritty!

Some interesting things to be saw over at The BlackBerry Zone today. Britishturbo has taken the time to strip a Storm 2 down to all its naked splendid glory to show you all exactly what's up inside. A completed tear down wouldn't be complete without an explanation of how the keyboard will work, and Britishturbo does an awesome job of explaining how and why Kevin was indeed correct with his...

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7digital Music Store for BlackBerry Preview Released Today

Back at WES we took a great look at the upcoming 7digital Music Store (video above), and today they have launched a preview so everyone can check out the service. 7digital will allow BlackBerry users to easily browse and download music straight to any device. The official launch will take place in London on October 6th, but users in the USA, UK, Spain, Italy and Germany can check out a...

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DriveSafe.ly Reads Your Emails and SMS Out Loud

There is an endless line of applications that try to make it safer to drive with your BlackBerry. As CrackBerry Abusers, we find it near impossible to drive without checking our emails or SMS on the road. DriveSafe.ly hopes to help keep us all safer on the move with their free application. As emails or SMS messages come in, DriveSafe.ly will read them out loud so you don't need to take your...

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All Toysoft Storm Games Only $0.99 Today Only

All Toysoft Storm Games Only $0.99 Today Only

Danny from Toysoft just dropped me a note to let me know that all of his Storm games are only $0.99 today. You can choose from Ballz, GoFish, Lucky7Slots, BattleShip, TapOMania and WackOMole. If you are looking for some great games for your Storm, Toysoft has some of the best. For only $0.99, you really can't go wrong. Check out the links below for more information and to download. Download...

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The World's Most Expensive BlackBerry - A $240k Curve 8900

The World's Most Expensive BlackBerry - A $240k Curve 8900

  I remember wandering around Vegas at last year's CES and Kevin and I took a stroll by the Vertu store. We admired their offerings, but in no way could have coughed up the $12k to buy one. Well it looks like we'd have to save a bit more to snag the highest-end BlackBerry device to fit our obession. It looks like the world's most expensive BlackBerry is a diamond encrusted Curve 8900 that...

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A to Z with BerryBuzz

** BerryBuzz is today's CrackBerry Deal of the Day - if you like it, you can grab it at half price! ** This is the first in what I hope will be a great resource for the CrackBerry readers. Each week I plan to take an application from A to Z and give a brief and hopefully useful overview/review. Sure you can look at pictures and read reviews all day long, but wouldn't you rather see it in...

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Deal of the Day: Get BerryBuzz for 50% Off!

Deal of the Day: Get BerryBuzz for 50% Off!

Another Friday, another pretty awesome CrackBerry Deal of the Day. You can grab BerryBuzz for 50% off it's regular $5.95 price until midnight CST tonight. That's $2.97 for what is a really popular and useful BlackBerry application.  If you're not familiar with BerryBuzz (BBuzz on App World), it unleashes the power of your BlackBerry's alert system, allowing you to customize the color of...

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Viigo Pushes Out its 2009/2010 Hockey Service

Viigo Pushes Out its 2009/2010 Hockey Service

Everybody knows Research in Motion's Co-CEO Jim Balsillie LOVES hockey, so you know he's already on top of this. But for everybody else who loves the sport, you'll want to know that Viigo has rolled out their 2009/2010 hockey service. You can start following today with preseason scores and schedules and once the regular season starts next week there will be a rich set of team and league...

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AddOnis Price Lowered to $9.95 - On Sale for $7.47

The CrackBerry Nation has spoken, and Twinkler software has listened. After some less than steller feedback on their AddOnis release, they have lowered the price from $14.95 to $9.95, and it is on sale for only $7.47 through September 30th. This is somewhat more reasonable, but I'm sure some of you will still have something to say about it. The good folks at Twinkler Software wanted to relay...

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Slacker Radio Plus On Sale Get 6 Months For Only $19.95

Slacker Radio Plus On Sale Get 6 Months For Only $19.95

In case you been holding out on getting Slacker Radio Plus, you may wanna check out the deal they have going on now and get in on it while you can. Slacker comes of course for free but then you deal with some ad's that play and you onlt get 6 allowed song skips, so if you are like me and enjoy being a "song skipper" you will blow through them awful fast. Slacker Radio Plus is one way to...

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BlackBerry Tour OS 4.7.1.53 Official Again - Not From Verizon!

BlackBerry Tour OS 4.7.1.53 Official Again - Not From Verizon!

Wow, ok. So after being leaked, released, then pulled, BlackBerry Tour 9630 OS 4.7.1.53 is once again official but this time around it's coming from Reliance and not Verizon. Of course, it can still be loaded onto your Verizon Tour if you missed out on the leak, release and pulling debacle just follow the tutorials at the bottom to get started on it. As for the Verizon official release, the...

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Rogers BlackBerry Curve 8520 OS Shows Up Before Launch

Rogers BlackBerry Curve 8520 OS Shows Up Before Launch

A few days ago we told ya Rogers was ramping up their training for the launch of the BlackBerry 8520 which is coming the first week of October. Now, RIM and Rogers have posted the latest OS for the 8520 on their download site being 4.6.1.290 for everyone to grab. Training is done, launch date is nearing, OS is posted --Rogers, just release it already. And, while you're at it bring on the...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for September 25th, 2009!

BlackBerry App Roundup for September 25th, 2009!

Unbelievably (to me anyways), September is fast coming to an end. Things are getting colder, but that's not stopping things in the BlackBerry App realm from heating up *groan*. Sorry bout that :) Getting down to business, below are the apps covered in this weeks' edition of the roundup: In Case You Missed It: BerryPopup Updated, AddOnis Now Available, bQuiet Automated Sound Profile...

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New MacBerry Widgets Theme - 25 Copies to Give Away!

With the release of Desktop Manager for Mac just around the corner, everyone is in a Mac mood. New from Bplay, MacBerry Widgets brings the smooth look of the Mac desktop right to your BlackBerry. This theme isn't your standard lookalike however - it has some very cool "popup widgets" to go along with it. The calendar, weather and messages all open up widget-style right on the homescreen, and...

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Bell Says Desktop Manager for Mac Due Out Tomorrow... Update: Errrr... NOT!!!!

** Update 2 from Kevin: OK Ok.. people keep wanting a date. Apparently October 2nd is the new date for Desktop Manager for Mac to get released. Fingers crossed. ** * Update from Kevin: D'oH! Sounds like we better sharpen our pitch forks as now it's not looking good that Desktop Manager for Mac will be released tomorrow. It's been pushed back. We have a new possible date we could throw at...

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Contest: 50 Free Copies of Crimson Theme

Tony at Cocky Culture themes has dropped another great creation, and is giving away 50 free copies to the CrackBerry Nation. Crimson features an edgy design all in deep reds and black. The theme has custom icons, wallpaper and hidden docks and is available for almost all devices (no Pearl version yet). Crimson sells for $4.95 in the CrackBerry App Store (on sale for $3.95 through tomorrow)....

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WorldMate Live 3.0 For BlackBerry Released - 10 Gold Subscriptions to Give Away!

If you have ever travelled with your BlackBerry and NOT used Worldmate, now is a great time to check it out. Worldmate has been updated to version 3.0 and brings with it a lot of changes to an already amazing application. A quick look at the changes shows just how helpful Worldmate can be and personally, I live by this app when travelling. New additions include: Yelp Local Search Services...

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RIM Announcing Q2 Earnings Today With Results Expected To Be Great

RIM Announcing Q2 Earnings Today With Results Expected To Be Great

* Update: RIM's Q2 Financial Results Have Now Been Posted... Read Here! * Today RIM is set to post their financials for Q2 and the outlook from financial analysts has been great leading up to today. Heading into the holiday season with updated devices on the way, investors are hoping this will give RIM a jump they need to keep them happy for the months ahead. One thing people are...

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