Introducing DroidBerry for the BlackBerry Bold

Introducing DroidBerry for the BlackBerry Bold

Now this is some awesome stuff we got going on here! Jason Calhoun dropped by the forums yesterday to let the CrackBerry Nation know about his hottest new theme for the BlackBerry Bold. I have to say I’m blown away by this one - the time he spent on DroidBerry really shows. Styled of course after the Android mobile operating system, this theme looks sharp, with 5 homescreen icons that are...

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PreCentral.net - Your # 1 Source For All Things Palm Pre!

PreCentral.net - Your # 1 Source For All Things Palm Pre!

I'd like to pause the BlackBerry news for a minute to give a big CrackBerry welcome to our new sibling site, PreCentral.net, your #1 Source For All Things Palm Pre! PreCentral.net is the newest member of the Smartphone Experts family of sites and as you may expect, is going to be closely tied to the always-popular TreoCentral.com. You can expect PreCentral.net to be the leading Palm Pre...

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SocialScope Amps Up The Twitter Game

SocialScope Amps Up The Twitter Game

    While traveling for CES last week I was in pursuit of another Twitter application to use so I could update my own feed via TwitterBerry as well as the CrackBerry feed from one device. On Friday I finally received an invite to Socialscope the newest player in the Twitter game (keep reading after the jump - we have 200 free invites to give away!).  For the longest time I had been a big...

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Get Tiltris Game, Free For BlackBerry Storm!

Time to show all you Storm owners out there some love of course! BBWorld.info found this interesting game floating around on GetJar. As seen in the video it's basically Tetris with a twist, quite literally. Tiltris makes use of the Storm's built in accelerometer and looks like it will have you twisting, turning and ...umm... in my case, cussing in no time. You can grab the download from...

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BeamReader For BlackBerry Moves Out Of Beta!

BeamReader For BlackBerry Moves Out Of Beta!

I got an email yesterday letting me know BeamReader has now moved out of beta. SLG Mobile (formerly BeamBerry Solutions), which recently was a part of the BlackBerry Cool 15 and got offers from the BlackBerry Partners Fund has released version 1.0 of their amazing PDF reader application. What sets this apart from other PDF applications is its great ability to render PDF files directly on...

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CES 2009: Slacker Radio on your BlackBerry

When Slacker was first announced back at the fall CTIA show, on the live blog a lot of us were thinking Slacker Who? Since then, we've been getting educated in the ways of Slacker's brilliance and the Slacker Who? has turned a bit more into Pandora Who? (you'll have to listen to our CES Podcast to further qualify that statement!). Slacker was finally released during CES (not in Canada...

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CES 2009: FlyCast for BlackBerry Smartphones

We first heard about FlyCast at the BlackBerry Developer Conference, which left us all jonesing for its release which came in early November. The initial app was great which has given FlyCast a loyal CrackBerry following and at CES FlyCast sweetened the pot with a whole lot of platform enhancements. Check out the video above for an awesome overview by one of FlyCast's co-founders. And...

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CES 2009: Nobex Radio Companion for BlackBerry

CrackBerry readers should be famiiar with the name Nobex Radio Companion. They were a finalist in the BlackBerry Developer Challenge and after winning the BBCool 15 event at DevCon were chosen as a Grand Prize winner by the BlackBerry Partners Fund. We've of course given Nobex Radio Companion a thorough CrackBerry review as well. Therefore it was really cool to meet Nobex's President...

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CES 2009: SlingPlayer Mobile for BlackBerry

With SlingPlayer Mobile for BlackBerry finally available (in public beta form), many of you have already experienced the joys of viewing your SlingBox-recorded content on your BlackBerry first hand. But hey, it's CES and it's always good to see an overview of the product direct from the source. Enjoy! Learn more about SlingPlayer Mobile for BlackBerry >>

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CES 2009: Home and Entertainment on your BlackBerry

At RIM's CES 2009 BlackBerry exhibit they had a cool Home & Entertainment demonstration going on at least every hour on the hour showing off some of the cool things you can do with your device. The white leather couches were always packed when Katie and Becky took the stage to run through these awesome BlackBerry solutions, including Schlage LiNK, Unify4Life, SlingBox, Slacker Radio,...

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PocketDay Start! for BlackBerry Smartphones

PocketDay Start! for BlackBerry Smartphones

Everyday, you try to become more productive, faster, more efficient. You try doing something today and maybe you'll do it differently tomorrow, seeing if you can shave off more time. Besides being the ultimate smartphone, the BlackBerry can help you become better than you were before. Better, stronger, faster. Okay, maybe not like the Six Million Dollar Man, but at least a little better....

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New Storm Optimized Game: Solitaire Buddy Gold

New Storm Optimized Game: Solitaire Buddy Gold

Storm owner looking for a new game to play? You might want to check out NickelBuddy's Solitaire Buddy Gold for the BlackBerry Storm. The game has been revamped to work on the Storm's touchscreen, so you can easily move cards using drag and drop, or just by touching source and destination stacks. You can double tap the screen to undo moves and use finger swipes to change backgrounds and...

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Bawahahahahhaha... Introducing the BlueBerry L900i

Bawahahahahhaha... Introducing the BlueBerry L900i

I had to post this in the "humor" category cuz it made me LOL... If immitation is the highest form of flattery, then the good folks at Research in Motion should feel real honored right now. What you're looking at above (plenty more images after the jump) is the BlueBerry L900i, which is a knock-off of our beloved BlackBerry Bold. Head on over to ChinaGrabber.com and you can pick up the...

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Does Your BlackBerry Messenger Show Hotlinks? If Not Read On to Learn the Quick Fix!!

Have any of you out there ever found yourself copy and pasting URLs or phone numbers directly from BlackBerry Messenger and either inputting them in your web browser or adding them to your contacts? I know I have for sure and often wondered why they were not converted to hyperlinks and creating menu items for phone functionality. Well, long time friend of CrackBerry, Stinsonddog has the...

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BlackBerry On Fido Getting Closer!

BlackBerry On Fido Getting Closer!

Sure we have seen it before, we've even seen the BlackBerry roadmap for Fido most recently, but it seems that day is getting closer and closer now. According to BGR the parent company of Fido, being Rogers wireless has finally given in to user demand and are now getting ready to launch their BlackBerry devices and are currently in the process of getting all their CSR's trained up on their...

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BlackBerry Storm Coming to India on Vodafone Jan. 15th

BlackBerry Storm Coming to India on Vodafone Jan. 15th

With news of the BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220 coming to India, I knew it was only a matter of time before we heard more Bold or Storm news within the country. Sure enough, I noticed not long ago that the BlackBerry Storm is due out in India on January 15th. The Storm will be offered via Vodafone Essar, and will fetchRs. 27,990 (around $580 USD). Spokesman for Vodafone Essar, Harit Nagpal...

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Podcast Episode 029: Live From Las Vegas for CES 2009!

Podcast Episode 029: Live From Las Vegas for CES 2009!

Update: 1:41pm CST - My bad. I accidentally linked to the last Podcast in the RSS feed (that plays above and goes out to iTunes). I just fixed it, but it usually takes a little while for the RSS update to push through. The direct MP3 link below works, or you can just give it a little while and it'll be good to go. Sorry about that! Just made the fix from the airport as I'm...

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CES 2009: Viigo to Get Twitter, Shopping, Porfolios and more

CES 2009: Viigo to Get Twitter, Shopping, Porfolios and more

I know a huge number of our readers are fans of CrackBerry Viigo, so it was exciting to catch a glimpse of the latest alpha of Viigo (coming your way as a beta in the near future) which further builds onto the app's already awesome features. New and notable are the addition of Social Networking and Shopping channels as well as improvements to Stocks & Finance which now allows you to...

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CES 2009: Unify4Life Game|Shadow for PS3

Also in action at CES from Unify4Life was their Game|Shadow solution which allows you to use your BlackBerry as a remote control for your PS3. You can even use your berry's keyboard to browse for text input on the PS3's web browser. Here's the official description: Game|Shadow: can be used standalone, allows your smartphone to control your PS3 DVD. In addition you'll now be able to surf...

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CES 2009: Unify4Life Slide|Shadow for Powerpoint

On demo at CES was Unify4Life's Slide|Shadow, which allows you to use your BlackBerry to control powerpoint presentations! Here's the official verbage: Slide|Shadow: we took our technology from the Game|Shadow and created our first entry into the enterprise market. Plug Slide|Shadow into your PC (Windows 98+, MAC, Linux) and your smartphone can control PowerPoint slides, in addition to...

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