BlackBerry App World: Got Questions About It? RIM Wants To Hear Em!

BlackBerry App World: Got Questions About It? RIM Wants To Hear Em!

A new blog post went up yesterday over at the Inside BlackBerry blogs. It may be of a lot of interest to those among us here in the BlackBerry community. RIM wants to hear all the questions you have about BlackBerry App World. Inside BlackBerry writer and Product Manager, BlackBerry App World Alex. K has stepped up to the plate to address what is the first part of what I assume, is many...

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Slacker Radio Updated: Version 2.0.91 for BlackBerry Smartphones Now Available For Download

Slacker Radio got a little bump in versions recently. Version 2.0.91 is now available for download from the Slacker Radio website. Now would be a good time to get in on their Halloween music channel as well if you have never checked Slacker out before. Sadly, no changelog is available at this time for what exactly the update corrects. From my checking of it, it appears to be some if not...

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BlackBerry App World Version 1.1.0.23 Released

BlackBerry App World Version 1.1.0.23 Released

This is more so for those of you who have never installed BlackBerry App World before, because those of you who have it already should have gotten the notification update by now. In any event, BlackBerry App World has been updated once again and now sits at version 1.1.0.23. While no changelog came with this release I'm sure once it gets in the hands of more users we'll see some information...

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Rogers BlackBerry Bold 9700 Launch Approaching Fast!

Rogers BlackBerry Bold 9700 Launch Approaching Fast!

We've been hearing some rumors for a few days regarding Rogers BlackBerry Bold 9700 release. Finally, it seems they are rumors now more. Rogers has sent off the emails to CSR's telling them to take the BlackBerry Bold 9700 training courses in the Rogers Fastrack system, while Rogers BlackBerry Tech agents have already been trained up. We were also hearing that the devices were sitting in the...

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TweetGenius Officially Released (Again) - 50 Free Copies!

TweetGenius Officially Released (Again) - 50 Free Copies!

Simply login and leave a comment to win 1 of 50 copies of TweetGenius! It seemed like it came and went. TweetGenius, the first premium Twitter client for BlackBerry, swooped in and then in a poof it was gone again. If you didn't get to purchase it upon the initial release, you were sadly out of luck for the last few months. Well the good news is that its finally here. The minds behind...

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Get Tetherberry for 50% Off - Today Only!

Today the CrackBerry Deal of the Day is a great application at a great discount. Tetherberry made its name offering an easy and affordable way to tether without the need for extra services or carrier fees. The application usually sells for $49.95 which is a turn off to some users, but today only you can get Tetherberry for only $24.97 - thats 50% off! This is a great discount if you've been...

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CallerInfo for BlackBerry Storm Shows City, Birthday and More

Toysoft has dropped another great app for the Storm and Storm2 called CallerInfo. The app displays custom information on the screen for incoming calls. When a person in your contacts calls, CallerInfo shows their city and last call date as well as any custom info you have entered (birthday, anniversary, note). When a call is ended, the app will prompt you to enter a note that will display the...

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Business Trip or Backpacking, Bring your BlackBerry

Business Trip or Backpacking, Bring your BlackBerry

After writing the review for GPSed, I had the urge to go on another trip. During the summer, we took an amazing family trip to Gibsons, British Columbia. I did promise not to touch my BlackBerry during that week, and I did surprisingly well (I only twitched a little). A promise is a promise, but I didn’t even think to argue its usefulness; even on vacation! It only makes sense to do anything...

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Windows 7 Ultimate Theme for All Devices

With the recent official release of Windows 7 for your home PC, we have now been offered a Windows 7 Ultimate theme for our BlackBerry devices. The Windows 7 Ultimate theme is available for all BlackBerry models from the 81xx series and above. If you are looking for a feature loaded theme that offers a very easy to use interface and runs about as smooth as Windows 7 for a PC, the look is...

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Free FancyLog App Lets You Quickly Access the Event Log

Sergey let me know that he released a small app called FancyLog that allows quick access to the Event Log. As most know, access the event log means cranking out a key combo that can sometimes be a hassle. With FancyLog, just click the icon and you're in. This app is a great tool for developers or hardcore users who often need to access the Event Log quickly (it is especially handy for Storm...

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iluvmybb finalist - APPLECALYPSE

Entry #33 - APPLECALYPSE | View All Contest Video Submissions >> [ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] * That's it. All ten finalists have now been announced. stay tuned for the community vote!! * With it being Halloween tomorrow, it's fitting that our tenth finalist in the I Love My BlackBerry video contest center around Zombies! As chosen by the CrackBerry community in our...

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Problems With The WiFi On Your BlackBerry Storm2?!?

Problems With The WiFi On Your BlackBerry Storm2?!?

* Update - It seems that now at this point if you're suffering from this issue, simply resending the service books may fix it (without need to call in and change plans). Try that first before you spend anytime waiting on the phone! Dig into the forums at the links below for more details. * If you listened to the CrackBerry podcast recently you would have heard us make mention of users in...

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New BlackBerry Tour Arriving On Sprint Next Year?!?

New BlackBerry Tour Arriving On Sprint Next Year?!?

A few days ago we gave you a hands on look at the BlackBerry essex, aka Tour2, aka 9650 (maybe). At that time, the details pretty much assumed it was heading to Verizon as soon as feasibly possible, even though the hardware reviewed was not the VZW hardware, but the Sprint version (chrome band around the device vs. the darker VZW color). While none of that has really changed as the essex will...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for October 30th, 2009!

BlackBerry App Roundup for October 30th, 2009!

Happy Halloween everyone! Hope you're all looking forward to a spook-tacular weekend full of treats, goodies, hauntings, and perhaps even a few cool beverages :) We've had another great week here at CrackBerry, and I'm particularly pumped about the arrival of the Storm2. If you haven't checked it out yet, read Kevin's BlackBerry Storm2 Review. Getting back to business, here are the apps...

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Pandora Version 1.1.2 Corrects 5.0 OS Issues; Now Available For Download

Finally, that 26 second song skip issue has been addressed in a new release of Pandora put out a few days ago. 5.0 OS users can now download version 1.1.2 to correct the issue. "Good news - we just put up the new Pandora 1.1.2 update for 5.0 operating systems including Storm 9530 on 5.0 and the new Storm 9550. Other non-5.0 devices will have to wait a few days before it will be available...

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SmrtGuard Now Available Through Indosat In Indonesia And Version 2.01 Release Announcement

We here at CrackBerry have been following SmrtGuard ever since it was in beta form many months ago. While at WES we were in attendence with the makers of SmrtGuard as they signed a deal with Indosat, Indonesia's largest BlackBerry device wireless carrier to white label SmrtGuard and make it available to all of their customers. The day has finally come and now i-Guard (SmrtGuard) has indeed...

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Iris Series Theme in Blue and Pink - 50 Free Copies

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] From Ahaz designs comes the very cool Iris Series. Available in both blue and pink, the simple layout of this theme is sure to shine on any device. On the Storm, touch the center button to reveal the application icons. For trackball devices, there is a cool rolling motion for all your apps. The theme is custom from head to toe. Iris is available for...

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Disney Mobile Magic App on the Way for Verizon Customers

Disney Mobile Magic App on the Way for Verizon Customers

I have to say I saw this and definitely think its pretty cool. My mother would have loved to have had this years ago (and I'm sure my father would have hated it). I remember all my trips to Disney World as a kid, running around getting lost and waiting in endless lines for rides and attractions. Disney has just announced their Mobile Magic application that will soon be hitting Verizon's...

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Kanye West Loves His BlackBerry... And Pays The Price!

If only Kanye would have said the words I Love My BlackBerry before Spike Jonze slapped him for not being able to put away his Curve, this could have been a real contender in our I Love My BlackBerry video contest. This is a funny behind the scenes clip and is a bit of good viral marketing for their latest video We Were Once a Fairytale, but what I want to know is... has something like this...

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BeBuzz - Free Version of BerryBuzz - Now Available in BlackBerry App World

The guys at Bellshare have released a free, slimmed down version of the best selling BerryBuzz. BeBuzz (the app had to be renamed since App World doesn't allow 'berry' in the title') lets you customize your device LED with various colors. The app doesn't have the full features of BerryBuzz, but if you are looking for a great free alternative you should definitely check it out. Features include...

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