Contest Winners - Wallpaper Shuffle, Media Fly and Cocky Culture Themes

Contest Winners - Wallpaper Shuffle, Media Fly and Cocky Culture Themes

Some more great contests last week. We had 500 copies of Fabian's Wallpaper Shuffle to give away, as well as two great themes from Cocky Culture. We also have one winner of $200 towards a new device from Media Fly. If you didn't win this time don't fret, we have plenty more contests on the way. You can also pick up Wallpaper Shuffle for 50% off using the coupon code cool in our mobile app...

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T-Mobile and RIM Introduce the BlackBerry Curve 8520

And now it's truly official with the Press Release just crossing the wire.... T-Mobile USA and RIM Introduce the New BlackBerry Curve 8520 Approachable New Smartphone Offers Email, Messaging, Social Networking, Music and Entertainment for People on the Go BELLEVUE, WASHINGTON and WATERLOO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 27, 2009) - T-Mobile USA, Inc., and Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ:...

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Wicked Wordpress App for BlackBerry V1.0 Released

I've mentioned this great application before here on the blogs, to which a lot of you picked up on and took interest in. Wicked Wordpress is, as the name states, a wicked wordpress application which goes head-to-head with the official Wordpress application and does so amazingly well. After having used the application for quite some time now I can comfortably say that it is well ahead of...

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RIM Acknowledges BlackBerry Curve 8520's Existence; Shows Up on BlackBerry.com Website

*Update* - Press release now available. Despite that fact there is still no "official" press release for the device, RIM is openly placing the BlackBerry Curve 8520 on their main site as well as on BlackBerry.com. They have also posted the BlackBerry 101 demo for the 8520 as well. By now we all should know that T-Mobile will be getting the first trackpad device on August 5th --still no word...

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Leaked: OS 5.0.0.130 for Bold and Curve 8900!

Leaked: OS 5.0.0.130 for Bold and Curve 8900!

In the world of CrackBerry I don't think there's any better way to start a new week than with a good OS leak (hey, I rhymed that real good). This time around it's the BlackBerry Bold and Curve 8900 getting some 5.0 love in the form of OS 5.0.0.130. The builds don't have RIM internal apps installed (quincy) so no worries there, but also do not have the 5.0 version of BlackBerry Messenger built-...

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Best of Smartphone Experts, 26 July 2009

The biggest stories from you favorite team of Smartphone sites - it's the best of SPE! Google Offering New Payment Options in Android Marketplace Pictures of Low-end Android Phone, HTC Click, Pop Up How to Install HTC Hero's "Sense UI" on a T-Mobile G1 BlackBerry Storm 9550 Caught in Action...

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CrackBerry Contests Reminder... Enter Now!

CrackBerry Contests Reminder... Enter Now!

If you visit CrackBerry often, you've probably noticed we've upped the volume of our contest posts. There is nothing we like better than to give stuff away for free! What you may not have noticed though is that we've sort of set a standard at typically having our contests end at Sunday Midnight PST. That means there's still some time to enter this week's set of contests - just follow the links...

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Leaked: OS 5.0.0.140 for the BlackBerry Storm 9500

Leaked: OS 5.0.0.140 for the BlackBerry Storm 9500

Following up on 5.0 love for Storm 9530 owners, this morning OS 5.0.0.140 leaked out for the BlackBerry Storm 9500. It's popped up in our CrackBerry forums early this morning, but here's some link love for others who got it on their blogs. *OS Disclaimer - This is an unofficial release. If you choose to install, do so at your own risk and only if you're comfortable in the process of...

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Imminent Launch Of BlackBerry Curve 8520 August 5th

Imminent Launch Of BlackBerry Curve 8520 August 5th

Just in case there was any doubt left in your mind of when the Curve 8520 was to be launched, CellPhoneSignal posted this image to clear all that up for you. The BlackBerry Curve 8520 will hit T-Mobile, WalMart and of course be available through customer care upgrades on August 5th, despite any official announcement from T-Mobile as of yet. If you are planning on picking one of these up be...

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TIME Magazine Launches Mobile App for BlackBerry

TIME Magazine Launches Mobile App for BlackBerry

TIME Magazine, one the most read and notable magazines in the world has just launched a great application for its BlackBerry toting readers. The application is perfect for those on the go who want to have TIME articles pushed to their devices. On top of being able to read all the articles posted you also have the ability to browse through all the award winning photgraphy put out by TIME...

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Free BlackBerry Media Roundup For July 25th 2009

Free BlackBerry Media Roundup For July 25th 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:   Pink Flower Challenger SRT8 Cool...

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BlackBerry Curve 8520 Coming to Vodafone

BlackBerry Curve 8520 Coming to Vodafone

With the BlackBerry Curve 8520 set to hit T-Mobile in the USA early next month, we shouldn't be too surprised to see it has also popped up in Vodafone's latest catalogue. As a refresh to the uber-popular Curve 83xx series, it's likely with time we'll see the 85xx series get picked up by most carriers in one form or another (remember there is also "aries," the 8530 in the works). You can...

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Why is Software in Applications List in BOLD Text?

Why is Software in Applications List in BOLD Text?

Our good friend and contributing CrackBerry writer Al Sacco of CIO.com wrote up a great article on why some software listed in the Applications list are listed in bold text. I have to admit, I always wondered about this but never really looked for an answer. I formulated many reasonings on my own, but never took the time to do my CrackBerry duty and seek out the real reason. As it turns out,...

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Free 3G Bold Bottom Dock Theme With Weather And Quicklaunch

Free 3G Bold Bottom Dock Theme With Weather And Quicklaunch

I found this one while rolling through the forums and was surprised to see it was free. I was also surprised to see it came from the maker of SodaBerry theme we featured a few days back. The 3G theme for Bold is gorgeous from start to finish. The clean, refined icons and the smooth banner layout make this theme one of the best. Its easy on the eyes, and would be great for business and casual...

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Review: OtterBox Defender Case For BlackBerry Tour

Review: OtterBox Defender Case For BlackBerry Tour

[ This community review comes from forums member Grafixx01. Check the original post here: My OtterBox Defender Review. Write your own review of a device, app or accessory and if we feature it in the blogs we'll give you a coupon for accessories or apps from ShopCrackBerry.com! Details here. ] This is going to be my official review of the new OtterBox Defender Series case for the BlackBerry...

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Why Do You Think BlackBerry Messenger Went Haywire?

Why Do You Think BlackBerry Messenger Went Haywire?

The reports have been flowing in since the release of BlackBerry Messenger 5.0 and finally yesterday an "official" announcement that yes, indeed their was an issue with BlackBerry Messenger in general. Many users from the forums feel as though the issue may have been caused by too many users loading Messenger 5.0 and thus causing the BBM servers to be backlogged with the end result being slow...

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The Food Network Launches Mobile App For BlackBerry

The Food Network Launches Mobile App For BlackBerry

We've all asked the question before, What's for supper? Sometimes it's just incredibly hard to come up with meal ideas. Now, with the new Food Network application for BlackBerry smartphones your options have just became a little broader. With the release of the Food Network's application today, users will now be able to access the wide array of recipes from top celebrity chefs of the world...

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Today Only: Save 50% on TetherBerry!!

Update: NOW OVER. Hopefully you took at advantage of the offer while it lasted. If you missed it, cross your fingers that it becomes a DoD again down the road. *  Here's a deal I know a ton of you have been waiting for.... Been eyeing up TetherBerry but were a little taken back by its $49.95 price tag? Today is the day to pick it up! TetherBerry is Friday's CrackBerry Deal of the Day and...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for July 24th, 2009!

BlackBerry App Roundup for July 24th, 2009!

Howdy folks! Hoping everyone out there in CrackBerry Nation had another great week. Lots of titles to talk about in this weeks' edition of the BlackBerry App Roundup, so lets get right down to it. Covered in the Roundup this week are the following titles: In Case You Missed It: BlackBerry Desktop Manager for Mac!, Barnes & Noble eBook Reader and On-Device Store, TweetCaster Twitter...

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Deal of the Day Now Available in CrackBerry App Store - Save 50% on a Popular App Every Day!

Good news! The CrackBerry Deal of the Day is now available in our main ShopCrackBerry App Store! Until now the only way to access the Deal of the Day was via our on-device App Store client. Moving it to our main computer-optimized store (software.crackberry.com - just click the App Store link on the site's main menu above) makes it that much easier to check out the daily featured app. In...

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