BlackBerry Enterprise Server v5.0 MR2 for Microsoft Exchange Coming Soon!

*UPDATE* Domino release notes are available and BES 5.0 SP1 release notes are available for Domino and MS Exchange as well* It just seems not too long ago at WES that RIM was announcing the availability of BES 5.0, which brings some significant changes to the BES infrastructure as BES Admins know it. Now, word comes from port3101's hdawg that BES 5.0 MR2 is soon to be launched. RIM has taken...

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Best of Smartphone Experts, 16 August 2009

Motorola Morrison Specs Leak How to Root the T-Mobile myTouch 3G Documents To Go 2.0 for Android Released! BlackBerry Storm 9550 Caught On Video Again... Detailed Walk Through! BlackBerry Curve 8520 - One Week Later Review First Five Must-Have BlackBerry Tour Accessories...

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CrackBerry Contests Reminder... Enter Now!

CrackBerry Contests Reminder... Enter Now!

What a week for contests! We had at least one every day this week. Hopefully we can keep the goodies coming and get more developers and retailers alike to hook us up with great stuff for the CrackBerry Nation. This time around we had everything from themes to IM apps to cool Bluetooth car chargers. You only have a few hours left to get in on the action, so be sure to leave a comment on the...

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HOTTT: BlackBerry Storm 9550 In Video Again!

If you frequent our BlackBerry Storm 2 forum, you'll know our pal Salomondrin has been up to his pre-release device antics again, this time delivering on his promised walk-through of the BlackBerry Storm 9550. In the 7 minute video above he gives a solid overview of what the device is all about as well as his opinions on it and how it compares to the first generation Storm. Like the first...

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More 9700 Information Showing In AT&T Internal Sales Systems!

More 9700 Information Showing In AT&T Internal Sales Systems!

We got confirmation from the pics Boy Genius posted about the 9700 showing up on AT&T's unreleased IMEI list--now, the 9700 is showing up in AT&T's retail sales systems as well. The above pic was sent into the CrackBerry tips email and clearly shows, when searched for--the 9700 does indeed make an appearance. You feel that folks? That's the feeling of a launch date coming. [ Thanks,...

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BlackBerry Quick Tip: How To Share Videos From Your BlackBerry On Social Media Sites!

Recently, UberTwitter launched their latest Beta which included the capability to upload videos taken on your BlackBerry Smartphone to a video hosting service called TwitVid. Now while I was rather glad to see the inclusion of such a service, the service is not really ready for full on BlackBerry usage in the fact the videos you upload and tweet to your Twitter account--are not even viewable...

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Elecite Updates Themes For BlackBerry Tour, 8520 Support Coming Soon!

Elecite Updates Themes For BlackBerry Tour, 8520 Support Coming Soon!

As everyone is aware by now, the new Plazmic Content Developers Kit was released and theme developers are now making their way to re-releasing all their themes with Tour and 8520 Curve compatability. Elecite is no exception to this as they are always quick to port themes, late last night I got an email from them letting me know they have indeed updated most of their themes to now be...

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Free BlackBerry Media Roundup For August 15th 2009

Free BlackBerry Media Roundup For August 15th 2009

Hey Everyone! We're back again with another exciting Click's Picks. Be sure to click through on the image above to see my favorite BlackBerry wallpapers, ringtones and *THEMES* picks for the week past. BLACKBERRY WALLPAPERS Now for my top wallpapers, I have gone through our database and picked 5 Wallpapers for each of the 5 big devices. Storm 95xx:   Light CERN 7 Samurai...

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BlackBerry 9700 Appears In All It's Blurry Glory On Bell Systems?!?

BlackBerry 9700 Appears In All It's Blurry Glory On Bell Systems?!?

We've seen the T-Mobile branded 9700 show up already and we've got up close and personal with the AT&T field test version but this is some new information here. With Bell and Telus getting set to launch their HSPA services it seems fitting to have a nice new BlackBerry to add to the line up. The above picture, captured in full on blurry cam mode shows the 9700 reportedly within the Bell CSR...

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Business Week Mobile Launches On BlackBerry!

Business Week Mobile Launches On BlackBerry!

Business Week has teamed up with Polar Mobile recently and have launched their Business Week Mobile application for BlackBerry Smartphones. If you have downloaded the TIME application or the Food Network application you will be right at home with this as it is based on the same type of usage. The application is free to download from the Business Week site or through BlackBerry App World...

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Latest Hedone Designs Themes Updated to be Tour Compatible; Contest: 50 Free Themes!

With the Plazmic Content Development Kit (CDK) finally getting upgraded to include support for the BlackBerry Tour and Curve 8520, theme developers are working overtime to update their favorite themes to work on these new devices. Hedone Hawker from Hedone Designs let us know this morning that he's finished updating his most popular themes for the Tour, including Se7en, OSXLike, BussFast,...

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JC Designs Blowout Sale All Themes Half Price!

JC Designs Blowout Sale All Themes Half Price!

JC Designs themes have always been a top seller in the Shop CrackBerry Store and as a little Thank you to you all, John has set up a theme blowout sale for everyone to enjoy. All themes, All devices are now 50% off until August 16th. Got an 83xx? No problem. Got 81xx? No problem. Storm, Bold, 8900 yup! JC Designs has you covered there as well. And of course, all new Tour themes are not to be...

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I Charge Cool Full Screen Charging Indicator

  I came across a new app which I think is something unique. I Charge Cool lets you view your device's charge status in full screen when plugged in. The "animonitor" illuminates the whole screen and shows the battery status while your device is charging. It changes color and shows a numerical percentage, so you aren't stuck staring at the battery meter and wondering where you're at. There are...

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Deal of the Day: Mobile Checkbook for BlackBerry 50% Off!

Deal of the Day: Mobile Checkbook for BlackBerry 50% Off!

Today's Deal of the Day is a good one. Until midnight CST tonight, you can grab Mobile Checkbook for BlackBerry at 50% off its regular price. That's $6.47 vs. $12.95. If you're not familiar with Mobile Checkbook by Mobatech, makers of the uber-popular Mobile Bartender app, here's the deets: Personal accounting is made easy and accessible on your BlackBerry with Mobile Checkbook. If you...

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Contest: 30 Free Copies of Launchpad

  We wanted to sneak in one more contest before the end of the week. Earlier this week Bla1ze checked out LaunchPad, a great on-device app for creating website launchers. LaunchPad is still available in the CrackBerry App Store for $0.99 until tomorrow, but we have 30 free copies to give away. Just leave a comment on this post to be entered. Contest ends this Sunday at Midnight PST. Please...

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Verizon Buy One Get One Free Offer is Back!

Verizon Buy One Get One Free Offer is Back!

A friend let me know that Verizon will be firing up a new Buy One Get One Free offer. The promo, which kicks off today, will let you snag any BlackBerry device (Tour, Storm, Pearl Flip, Curve or WE) free when you buy one. The fun doesn't stop there - you can also snag a netbook or other mobile broadband device (equal or lesser value) as part of the deal. I ran through the checkout on Verizon's...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for August 14th, 2009!

BlackBerry App Roundup for August 14th, 2009!

Another week has come and gone.. I hope everyone out there has a lot of solid plans for the weekend. It's shaping up to be a nice one around these parts! Covered in this weeks BlackBerry App Roundup are the following titles: In Case You Missed It: BlackBerry Developers Conference Registration Now Open, The Student Starter Pack, TipCalc, LaunchPad, Ubertwitter Beta 4 Now Available New This...

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BlackBerry Curve 8520 - One Week Later

BlackBerry Curve 8520 - One Week Later

I've had a little over a week to play with my new BlackBerry Curve 8520 and I have some mixed emotions at this point. There are some great features, and I think overall it is a great "intro to BlackBerry" device. I'm not going to get into a full blown review this time around, but rather just try and cover some quick points that may help make it easier to decide if the Curve 8520 is the right...

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Bplay $0.99 Game Sale Now Through Friday

Bplay $0.99 Game Sale Now Through Friday

Bplay running a two day game special now through Friday. Over 20 Magmic games are all on sale for only $0.99. Most are available for all devices. The games are regularly priced from $1.99 to $9.99, but now is your chance to get a hold of some awesome games at the lowest prices yet. You can choose from greats like Brain Up, Phase 10, Texas Hold'em King 3, Cribbage, Daytona USA and more. Head...

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BlackBerry Tour 9630 Themes Now Officially Available

BlackBerry Tour 9630 Themes Now Officially Available

With the release of the updated Plazmic CDK, theme developers were issued a "patch" and are now able to export themes for the Tour 9630 and Curve 8520. The updates are flowing out, and both the CrackBerry App Store and Bplay are loaded up with goodies. You can get many favorites as well as some new offerings for the Tour 9630. I'm sure soon we will start to see many new and unique themes for...

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