The iPhone Blog: WWDC 2009 News Roundup

The iPhone Blog: WWDC 2009 News Roundup

Every now and then we are forced to realize that are more devices in the world other than our beloved BlackBerry.  If you didn't know already, WWDC has come and gone, and there was a load of iPhone goodness to be had.  Our sister site The iPhone Blog had as much coverage as any Apple lover could handle, so in case you missed any of it, you can check out a roundup of all the news links after...

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Updated Se7en & OS X Like Themes For BlackBerry Storm

Updated Se7en & OS X Like Themes For BlackBerry Storm

Now that Hedone is back from a little break, he has been hard at work on some new themes such as the previously mentioned BussFast - but he hasn't stopped there. Hedone has gone back to some of his older themes as well such as Se7en & OS X Like and corrected some things within those to make them even that much better. Although Hedone didn't say what was corrected, knowing him if...

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Free BlackBerry Launchers For Just About Anything!

Free BlackBerry Launchers For Just  About  Anything!

A little while back now we posted an article on "How to create a BlackBerry launcher" which was written up by long time CrackBerry forums member Phikai. This time around we're pleased to say that Phikai has opened up his new site offering free BlackBerry launchers (although donations accepted) for all. After having offered the service in the CrackBerry forums for a while, Phikai had to...

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9500 Storm OS 4.7.0.148 Officially Released by Vodafone

9500 Storm OS 4.7.0.148 Officially Released by Vodafone

If you are among those who only wish to install "Official" OS releases on your devices now is the time for a 9500 update. Vodafone Australia has released 4.7.0.148 for the Storm 9500, and you can grab the update at their BlackBerry download site.  Be sure to check in the CrackBerry forums for all the .148 changes. Download The Official 4.7.0.148 Release For The 9500>>

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TetherBerry Mac Beta Updated

We've been following TetherBerry for a while now (we even had the guys sit in on a podcast with us while at WES) and back then they were speaking of their Mac Beta that was continuing to be developed. As of now they have a newer version that is available for Beta testers to try out. Currently working on Mac OS X Leopard, Tetherberry is putting their efforts towards getting it to work...

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Berry Sleek Theme from WJD Designs for BlackBerry Storm

Berry Sleek Theme from WJD Designs for BlackBerry Storm

Forums member YourFriendWayneD has been getting into the swing of theme design and has cranked out some really classy ones for the Storm as of late.  His most recent is called Berry Sleek.  This theme goes above and beyond the standard.  It is crisp with bright icons, and has a ton of homescreen shortcuts to show the top dock, today feature, connections, calendar and more.  The design uses...

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Jabra SP700 Bluetooth Car Speakerphone

Way back at CES we got our first glimpse of RIM's Visor Mount Speakerphone and saw about a week back that it was listed as "coming soon" on the BlackBerry website.  I have been playing around with the Jabra SP700 Car Speakerphone which is an overall great device, and from what I can tell very similar to the Visor Mount Speakerphone.  The Jabra SP700 sells at ShopCrackBerry.com for $79.95...

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ForceRadioOn - Keep on Truckin' When Your Battery Is Low

ForceRadioOn - Keep on Truckin' When Your Battery Is Low

I'm all about apps that help fix the little things RIM won't let us change.  Bla1ze checked out LEDReset a few days ago which is a great app, and today I came across ForceRadioOn from our buddy Fabian Heuwieser.  ForceRadioOn does just was it says - it will keep the radio on your device active when you get the dreaded "Battery too low for radio use" message.  The app is very small and runs any...

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WhitePages Mobile for BlackBerry Smartphones

WhitePages Mobile for BlackBerry Smartphones

Being a BlackBerry user and abuser, I can admit that I find myself spending nearly zero time using a Phone Book. You know, those rather large books filled with names, numbers and (if you're really lucky) listings and menus of restaurants. Now, when I say "zero time", I mean when my BlackBerry device is charging or if someone else is at the computer, so pretty much almost never. I'm sure I'm...

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Now Available: HipVoice Push to Talk for BlackBerry!

Back in January we ran a post here on the blogs about an upcoming cross-carrier Push-to-Talk solution called HipVoice. By using data, rather than a single carrier's built-in PTT network, HipVoice allows for quick communication between smartphone users (or groups of users) on just about any device, any network, located almost anywhere (you'll both need that data connection). It's a...

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iBerry Theme For Storm, Bold, Pearl And Curve Devices

iBerry Theme For Storm, Bold, Pearl And Curve Devices

In case you haven't heard, the new iPhone 3G S was announced today at the WWDC and needless to say the good folks over at theiphoneblog have been bringing us all the latest and greatest news. So, in honor of the excitement today we have a stylish iBerry theme for you from Lunars Edge, currently available to Storm, Bold, Curve (83xx) and Pearl devices. iBerry has crisp graphics which fit...

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DemoMaker Screen Recorder From ToySoft Inc.

DemoMaker Screen Recorder From ToySoft Inc.

If you have the need to record video on your device, you may be at a loss looking for a good app.  Unfortunately there really aren't too many inexpensive options available.  Enter DemoMaker from ToySoft Inc.  This unique application lets you "record video" directly on your device.  To achieve this, the application takes a series of screen captures and saves them to your memory card.  You later...

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HTC 8300 Series Edition Theme From EThemes

HTC 8300 Series Edition Theme From EThemes

Forums member elycruz0102 is known for cranking out some gorgeous themes for the Bold, 8900 and Storm.  Well today I stumbled across his HTC 8330 Series theme for OS 4.5, and I must say it will definitely be staying on my Curve for a while.  I have been using a default theme for months now since I haven't really found another to keep me happy.  I really dig the look of this as far as colors,...

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President Barack Obama's BlackBerry Hacked?

President Barack Obama's BlackBerry Hacked?

According to FoxNews.com, Kasper Hauser has done the impossible - hacked into President Barack Obama's BlackBerry.  All messages will be copied into a new book that will be released today by publisher Little Brown and Company. Obama's Blackberry features sensitive BlackBerry messages from the Commander in Chief, Vice President Joe Biden, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, California...

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Seinfeld Dissing iPhones And BlackBerrys?!?

Here's some food for thought.. it might help ya get over the case of the Mondays you may be having. Not exactly sure when the original airdate of this was, but Jerry Seinfeld was on with Conan O'Brien and the topic of iPhones and BlackBerrys came up, check out the video and see if you can relate to any of what Jerry says. I know I did. [ Thanks, Mark! ]

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Sexy Dice Now Available for Non Touch BlackBerry Devices

Sexy Dice Now Available for Non Touch BlackBerry Devices

When we first posted about Sexy Dice for the BlackBerry Storm the Borat photo got such a great response we just haddddd to use it again.... The headline tells the story here. Sexy Dice, which is currently the #2 selling game in the CrackBerry App Store, is now available for non-touchscreen BlackBerry smartphones. So those of you rocking a Curve, Bold, 8800, etc. running OS 4.5 or 4.6 can...

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LEDReset for BlackBerry Resets Ghost LEDs

LEDReset for BlackBerry Resets Ghost LEDs

Who out there hasn't had this happen? You get a message, maybe you leave it for a bit,maybe you check it right away, but no matter what the case may be even after checking it your LED light stays on. We all love the attraction that tiny little light causes but sometimes it has a habit of not wanting to shut off. RIMGeeks has just the trick for everyone and it's a free application as well,...

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Best of Smartphone Experts, 7 June 2009

Want just the big news in the world of smartphones? Look no further!  T-Mobile myTouch 3G Box Art Leaked! 'Rosie' Available for Download HTC Hero & HTC Lancaster Launching June 24th? Facebook 1.6 Launches BlackBerry Tour Spec Sheet Leaked Verizon Officially Announces Pearl Flip 8230...

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New: Word Shuffle for the BlackBerry Storm

New: Word Shuffle for the BlackBerry Storm

A new game just popped up in the CrackBerry forums and CrackBerry App Store that should be a hit with BlackBerry Storm owners... Word Shuffle! Developed by Epic Applications, the same developer who brought you Berry Wars (the #1 selling game in the CrackBerry App Store), Word Shuffle was built from scratch with the BlackBerry Storm in mind and in just a few minutes of playing I can...

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BlackBerry Storm vs. Palm Pre, According to Verizon

BlackBerry Storm vs. Palm Pre, According to Verizon

The Palm Pre, available from Sprint, just went on sale in limited quantities this morning (check out PreCentral's Line up shots) but #1 BlackBerry carrier Verizon didn't even wait until the Pre went on sale to start educating their sales agents as to all of the Pre's shortcomings as compared to the BlackBerry Storm. The memo above went out yesterday and below you can find Big Red's Palm Pre...

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