BlackBerry App Roundup for October 9th, 2009!

BlackBerry App Roundup for October 9th, 2009!

Brrrrrr it's getting cold up here in Canada. While Kevin is down in San Diego for CTIA, I'm stuck here whipping up this week's roundup :) (be sure to follow Kevin on Twitter @crackberrykevin) Really though it's not so bad, I enjoy it... So let's get right down to it! Covered in this week's roundup are the following titles: In Case You Missed It: Tie Master 3.1, Vonage Mobile for BlackBerry...

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BlackBerry Tour Coming To US Cellular

BlackBerry Tour Coming To US Cellular

The BlackBerry Tour is getting some more carrier love sometime soon. It has now shown up on the US Cellular website in the form of a spec sheet. While no new news is to be found here it does beg that question of a release date for it and if and when it's released, How many US Cellular customers will jump on it knowing other devices are now in the making. Any one on US Cellular going to be...

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BlackBerry Bold OS 4.6.0.303 Officially Released By MobiTel

BlackBerry Bold OS 4.6.0.303 Officially Released By MobiTel

It seems there is no end to the updates and leaks coming out these days, not that I'm complaining. Now is a great time to be a BlackBerry owner with all that's going on. This time around though we got an official release of OS 4.6.0.303 for the BlackBerry Bold from MobiTel in Bulgaria. Not exactly sure what the changes may be in this one since I've not ran a 4.6 OS since 5.0 started leaking...

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BlackBerry App World Updated (Again) to version 1.1.0.20

BlackBerry App World Updated (Again) to version 1.1.0.20

Barely a week ago BlackBerry App World was updated to version 1.1.0.19. Well as if the long awaited BlackBerry Messenger 5.0 release wasn't enough, App World has been updated again and now sits at version 1.1.0.20. No word of the changes, but one can assume nothing major. Head over to blackberry.com/appworld from your device to download. It seems that some users are still only seeing version 1...

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Leaked: BlackBerry Storm 9500 OS 4.7.0.181

Leaked: BlackBerry Storm 9500 OS 4.7.0.181

Any Storm 9500 users out there who have not upgraded to a leaked 5.0 OS should enjoy this one. 4.7.0.181 has just shown up online, be sure to check it out if 5.0 is not quite your thing. And as always disclaimer shown below as this one is not an officially released version. *OS Disclaimer - This is an unofficial release. If you choose to install, do so at your own risk and only if you're...

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Get It: FREE CrackBerry Theme for BlackBerry Smartphones!

I love a good BlackBerry theme. I love it more when it's a good free BlackBerry theme. I love it even more when it's a good free CrackBerry BlackBerry theme. And I love it yet even more than that when it's a good free CrackBerry theme that's a collaboration between three awesome designers... Enter our latest FREE CrackBerry Theme. This creation comes from the efforts of Wayne at WJD...

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SPB TV - Bringing Television To Your BlackBerry

SPB, more commonly know as a developer for Windows Mobile devices has launched a new application specifically for BlackBerry. SPB TV, is a streaming tv application which utilizes publically available channels (Selection is not the broad) in order for them to be streamed to your BlackBerry. The list of features for this is great. 100+ international live TV channels, in 20+ languages. Unique...

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BlackBerry Storm 2 Flyer Boasts BES 5.0 Goodness

BlackBerry Storm 2 Flyer Boasts BES 5.0 Goodness

This flyer for the upcoming Storm 2 is essentially just a rundown of the updated features for the device. It shows off the BES 5.0 compatibility with features like flagging emails, folder management, contact sync and more. Not a lot that we didn't know, but seeing this all in print is surely a good sign. Hopefully not too much longer before we have an actual release date, but for now take a...

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Rogers Curve 8520 Live and In Color

Rogers Curve 8520 Live and In Color

Our pal treatz landed some more great photos of the brand new Rogers Curve 8520. This time the device is live and in hand as stock seems to be flowing into stores. Rogers officially announced the release early this morning, and these are the first live images of their newest addition. If you got your hands on one, drop us a note in the comments and let us know your thoughts. Check out some...

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BlackBerry Messenger 5.0 Stress Test - Add Me as a Contact!

BlackBerry Messenger 5.0 Stress Test - Add Me as a Contact!

* Read BlackBerry Messenger 5.0 Stress Test UPDATE Part 1 Here * Yes, that's my barcode above and I want you to add me as a contact to your BlackBerry Messenger right now!! If your BlackBerry isn't rocking BBM 5.0 or a camera, then you can add me by pin: 207c10b9 It's time for a BlackBerry Messenger 5.0 stress test! At this point, we're not sure what the cap for contacts in BBM 5.0 is. I'...

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magicIcon Replaces System Icons with Any Picture

Tired of using themes to change up the look of your icons? With magicIcon you won't have the need. This cool app allows you to easily change up some system and 3rd party application icons with any picture of your choice. Fire up magicIcon, pick the application, choose any BlackBerry supported image and you're done. The image will take the place of the application icon, so you can customize to...

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WordPress For BlackBerry Updated To v0.9.0.157

WordPress For BlackBerry Updated To v0.9.0.157

While we all were anxiously awaiting the new BlackBerry Messenger release yesterday, the good folks at Automattic were busy releasing an update as well. This update bumps their Wordpress for BlackBerry application up to version 0.9.157 and addresses a lot of users concerns. Being that the application is still considered to be a beta, Wordpress users should be pleased with the progress. New...

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Watch Live TV On Your BlackBerry with VuiVision

Watch Live TV On Your BlackBerry with VuiVision

*Update* - looks like we crashed their servers (oops!) ... hang tight and hopefully they'll have things up and running soon.  Yesterday this thread popped up in our forums letting users know about a cool new service. While it may be a bit buggy, vuivision.com allows you to watch live streaming TV right from your device - with no catch! Simply point your browser to vuivision.com, agrees to...

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Quadratic Theme for BlackBerry Storm

R&R Designs have landed another great theme for the Storm. Quadratic has a ton of awesome features and plenty of custom goodies. The theme sports access to a crazy 22 applications right from the homescreen, as well as custom icons and indicators. There is a hidden dock to give you a great view of your wallpaper, and the theme works on all Storm OS versions. I really dig the icons on this...

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The Definitive Guide to BlackBerry Messenger 5.0

The Definitive Guide to BlackBerry Messenger 5.0

BlackBerry Messenger has come a long way over the years. The latest version of BlackBerry Messenger 5.0 has tons of great features to make BlackBerry to BlackBerry messaging easier and more productive. Things like barcodes, groups, recent updates and avatars all add to the BBM flair and step up the game. Here we will take a cruise through all the aspects of BlackBerry Messenger 5.0 (keep in...

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CTIA 2009: Hands-On Photos of the BlackBerry Bold 9000 and BlackBerry Curve 8520 in WHITE!

As far as wireless conferences go, CTIA Wireless I.T. & Entertainment 2009 has been a quiet event, both in terms of corporate attendance and big announcements. I was pretty pumped to see BlackBerry set up at the Mobile Focus event Wednesday night, however, where they had on hand both the BlackBerry Bold 9000 and BlackBerry Curve 8520 in white. I'm not sure what it is about BlackBerry...

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Rogers Officially Launches BlackBerry Curve 8520

Rogers Officially Launches BlackBerry Curve 8520

Time for an official announcement from RIM and Rogers finally. The press release is now out regarding the availability of the BlackBerry Curve 8520 on Rogers. As expected, most stores should now have their stock available to sell to those who have been waiting. From the press release: PRICING AND AVAILABILITYBeginning today, the BlackBerry Curve 8520 smartphone is available in black from...

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BlackBerry Messenger 5.0 Now Available!

BlackBerry Messenger 5.0 Now Available!

We knew it was coming as we saw this email drop to some partners earlier in the week, so it was just a waiting game. A lot of you have been playing around with leaked versions of BBM5 and never wanted to see a standard BBM version again - well now you don't have to! BlackBerry Messenger 5.0 is now officially available in BlackBerry App World for devices running OS 4.5 and higher. Check out the...

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Hippopost Update:  Send Up To 10 Free Postcards Per Day and Now With 40% More Photo

* Update: My bad. I received a mailer from Hippopost with the info and immediately assumed it was for the BlackBerry App. FOR NOW the 10 free postcards/day limit is for the online service only (BB app is at 2/day), but the BlackBerry limit will be going up soon too. Also, if you read the comments to this post, you'll see that the Storm version is high on the list of priorities and cards start...

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Verizon Storm 2 Training Video Caught On Camera!

Wow, Storm 2 material just keeps popping up everywhere. Be it training materials, promo materials right down to listings in carriers systems there is no denying we are getting closer to launch every day. Have a look at the video that was delivered to Verizon employee's recently to review that BerryScoop got a hold of. It's a little blurry but it gets the point across. Now, RIM your turn. Can...

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