Public Service Announcement: BlackBerry Tour Owners Please Be Advised No Themes Are Currently Available

If you have been a long time BlackBerry user this information will likely come as no surprise. However, if you are new to the BlackBerry world this is something to pay close attention too. Currently there are no themes available for the BlackBerry Tour (for free or for sale). This is based on the fact that the tools needed just simply are not ready as of yet to create and design themes for...

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Now This is CrackBerry Pride at its Best!

Now This is CrackBerry Pride at its Best!

No one can ever say CrackBerry fans are not loyal! Especially not too HeroBerry, GigaJoe and SparoBerry (left to right). These three CrackBerry fans decided to celebrate the launch of the BlackBerry Tour in awesome fashion and these pictures are the result of what happened when Tour frenzy struck. The shaven head in the pic is that of Gigajoe who willingly gave up his hair all in the name of...

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Best of Smartphone Experts, 12 July 2009

Here's what you may have missed in the smartphone world last week. Pre-Order T-Mobile myTouch 3G Now T-Mobile US Has No Plans to Release HTC Hero Two More Updates to Android This Year New BlackBerry Tour Owner? Get Started @ CrackBerry! SkyFire Browser Getting Closer: New Version Released to Beta...

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Win a BlackBerry Tour Contest Winners Announcement

Win a BlackBerry Tour Contest Winners Announcement

I'll keep this short and sweet. The BlackBerry Tour is now available for sale from Verizon and Sprint with other carriers coming online soon, but there's one lucky member of CrackBerry Nation who won't have to buy one. The Grand Prize winner in our Win a BlackBerry Tour courtesy of CrackBerry.com Contest is: jsanta11 We also had three runner-up prizes of $150 in accessories from...

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New BlackBerry Tour Owner? Get Started @ CrackBerry!

New BlackBerry Tour Owner? Get Started @ CrackBerry!

Just bought a BlackBerry Tour? Congrats!!!! If you're reading this, you've already discovered the #1 website for BlackBerry users in the world. Your next step is to become a registered member of CrackBerry Nation and begin unleashing the full potential of your new smartphone. You can follow the links below to find your way into some of the best info and stuff that CrackBerry.com has to offer...

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Contest: Win A Free Copy Of PaderSyncFM!

Contest: Win A Free Copy Of PaderSyncFM!

Leave A Comment On This Post For a Chance To Win A Copy Of PaderSyncFM. 100 Free Copies to be Won!! PadersyncFM is one of those applications that a lot of people will find useful if there is a need to access important files remotely - be it files on an office server or if you simply just need to access an ftp, say for example where your website is hosted. PadersyncFM is just that...

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TeleNav GPS Navigator on BlackBerry Tour All Ready To Go

Grabbing yourself a brand new BlackBerry Tour? As with any new device release some of your favorite applications out there may not work with the Tour initially due to it being a new device, but there is one saving grace with the Tour that should give it the green light for most apps - the fact being that it is the same screen resolution as the BlackBerry Curve 8900. And of course, it being a...

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New Fun App: Face Lift for the BlackBerry Storm

New Fun App: Face Lift for the BlackBerry Storm

I got a sneak peak of this app back at WES 2009 in May when I interviewed three prominent BlackBerry Game Developers. I wanted it right then was wondering when it would get released... a couple months later and it's finally here for the BlackBerry Storm! Face Lift is a fun little app that allows you to manipulate and distort images right on your device. You can load up a photo or snap one...

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New Skyfire Beta Released To All Private Beta Testers!

New Skyfire Beta Released To All Private Beta Testers!

The good folks at Skyfire have been hard at work trying to get the BlackBerry version of their browser primed and ready for release. Beta testing at this point has not been without its bumps though and while work moves forward, bugs and kinks are still indeed being worked out through testing. You can check out the latest feature improvements and known bugs below. Some are to be expected...

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Free BlackBerry Media Roundup For July 11th 2009

Free BlackBerry Media Roundup For July 11th 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 video 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:   Broken Heart Poker Beach Green...

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Premium Xune Theme By KD For BlackBerry Storm

Premium Xune Theme By KD For BlackBerry Storm

KD released a new theme not too long ago and as with all his themes Xune is unique in style and functions well on the Storm due to KD's perfectiontist attitude toward theme making. The theme itself has three stationary icons that are not user customizable - Profiles, Options and Application menu. However, the other icons for the most part are customizable although the included weather bug...

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Verizon Fios Mobile Application For BlackBerry Storm

Verizon Fios Mobile Application For BlackBerry Storm

It seems that Verizon Fios is slowing trying taking over the cable TV market. A recent addition to their arsenal is a Fios mobile application. Currently only available for the Storm, the application lets you easily record shows, view TV listings, set parental controls and manage space on your DVR - all from your mobile device. If you're a Fios user this app can come in very handy when you're...

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Friday Fun Photo: Working on a Review of the Verizon BlackBerry Tour 9630... Any Questions?

As I sit in my office working on a review for the Verizon BlackBerry Tour 9630, I just took notice of the mess of BlackBerry smartphones around me and couldn't help but think they'd like to pose for a quick photo for CrackBerry Nation. Think you can name all the devices pictured above? If so, you definitely pass the "BlackBerry Enthusiast" test -- though there are a couple of tricks to naming...

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Attention Canadians: Bell Online Sales For BlackBerry Tour Go Live Ahead Of Telus!!

Let the madness in Canada begin, for Bell customers at least. Most were expecting Telus to get out of the gates first in the BlackBerry Tour race but Bell has gotten the early jump on them and have just posted up their purchase options via their website. You can now order your Bell BlackBerry Tour via the site. However, after having called 4 different locations (within Halifax) you as of...

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Contest: ShortcutMe Gets an Update - 50 Free Copies!

Leave a comment on this post for a chance to win! Near the end of May, we had a look at one of the shortcut applications available for the BlackBerry smartphone - ShortcutMe. Amongst its many features, the application allows you to add multiple shortcuts to one or both of your convenience keys. You can find ShortcutMe at the CrackBerry App Store. Sam from Fonware Ltd let me know that they've...

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Review: OtterBox Defender Series Case for the BlackBerry Bold and BlackBerry Curve 8900

I have tried just about every kind of case/holster out there to use on my Sam Browne, and have never found the perfect one until now. OtterBox Defender Series cases are rugged and can easily withstand the abuse of day to day use in Emergency Services. The case is available for almost all current BlackBerry devices, and comes in either all black, or a black/yellow combination. Most of you...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for July 10th, 2009!

BlackBerry App Roundup for July 10th, 2009!

Howdy folks. Hope you all had a great week. Was a busy one here at CrackBerry, with news of the Verizon  and Telus BlackBerry Tour available for pre-order being among the more notable posts of the week... and of course, we can't forget that Craig's 'My BlackBerry Curve' book is now available for pre-order as well. Way to go Craig! In Case You Missed It: Phone Assistant Version 1.4.2,...

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Podcast Episode 038: Emotional BlackBerry Rollercoaster

Podcast Episode 038: Emotional BlackBerry Rollercoaster

  A little late, but better than never. Craig and I jumped on Skype last night and were joined by special guest Marcus Watkins, developer of Podtrapper (which lets you download and listen to podcasts on your BlackBerry) as we chatted about all things CrackBerry-related. As always, we went way too long, went off topic, I talked too much (went on a few long-winded raves and rants)...

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BlackBerry Onyx with Trackpad Spotted

BlackBerry Onyx with Trackpad Spotted

When we first reviewed the BlackBerry 9020 (Onyx), we made note of how much we'd love to see that trackball replaced with a trackpad. It was widely believed to be coming and we made note a few weeks back that trackpad 9020's were finally in the wild, so it's almost surprising that it took this long for a photo to pop up that shows the refined device. Hopefully we'll be able to do more than see...

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Contest: Win a Copy of Leave It On LCD Screen Application!

Contest: Win a Copy of Leave It On LCD Screen Application!

Leave A Comment On This Post For a Chance To Win A Copy Of Leave It On. 100 Free Copies to be Won!! It's the simple things in life that make it great. In the BlackBerry world this means simple applications that make everything just that much easier. Leave It On, from ShaoSoft, is one of those simple applications as it does something that was seemingly overlooked in the BlackBerry OS. Leave...

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