Good Times with Babe Blocks for BlackBerry

Good Times with Babe Blocks for BlackBerry

Last week it was Sexy Dice. This week it's Babe Blocks. Am I sensing a trend here? Not available for the BlackBerry Storm just yet, this fun little game is ready to rock (err.. block?!!) for the BlackBerry Pearl and Curve and is a solid time waster. Babe Blocks is simple. Pictures of babes are hidden beneath a wall of bricks. All you need to do is click on groups of three or more adjacent...

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PhoneFace Updated - Now Better Search Integration!

PhoneFace Updated - Now Better Search Integration!

One of my favorite apps for my BlackBerry was updated recently, PhoneFace, which now includes a more extensive search function where you can start typing a contact's name and it will start to automatically bring up the listing of all your contacts which allows for faster location of the contact you are trying to reach out to. The feature, while integrated before, has been revamped and...

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BlackBerry Curve 8900 Appears on AT&Ts Website

BlackBerry Curve 8900 Appears on AT&Ts Website

That didn't take long. After their announcement earlier today stating that it would be available in stores this Friday, the AT&T BlackBerry Curve 8900 is already up on AT&T's website. You can click the image above to learn more, and follow the links below to read some of CrackBerry.com's past reviews on the 8900. Hard to believe how long it took for AT&T to get this rolled out...

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Review: QuickLaunch for BlackBerry Smartphones

Review: QuickLaunch for BlackBerry Smartphones

Last month, we had a look at an application called Intelliberry. While it failed to make me any smarter, I did find myself accessing contacts, files and applications in an arguably smarter way. Some may disagree, but there are users and abusers out there who, despite the amazing, personalized organizational options that your BlackBerry device allows, look to be more efficient (or lazy as...

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AT&T Launching BlackBerry Curve 8900 May 22nd

AT&T Launching BlackBerry Curve 8900 May 22nd

* Update: No more rumors... AT&T has announced the Curve 8900 will come to stores this Friday, May 22nd, for $199 after a $100 mail-in rebate with a new agreement. Visit wireless.att.com to watch for it. * The boys over at BlackBerry News have gotten some information from a reliable source on the long awaited AT&T release of the BlackBerry Curve 8900. Chances are by now most of you...

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BrightKite Alpha For BlackBerry Now Available

BrightKite Alpha For BlackBerry Now Available

You either know it or you don't, but BrightKite is one of those networks that some people have ignored and its avid users swear by. For those that have not yet heard of it, BrightKite is a location based social network that connects you with friends in real time. We got word from forums member captcrackberry that an alpha verison of a new BrightKite app has been released. The application lets...

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Leaked: OS 4.7.0.148 for the BlackBerry Storm 9530!

Leaked: OS 4.7.0.148 for the BlackBerry Storm 9530!

Ahh, that time again folks. Get your Desktop Manager loaded up and USB cables plugged in.... it's time for another leaked Storm OS upgrade. As always, be sure to make note of the warning below and review the forums threads indicated below for full details. Big ups to DonNguyen for posting this one up in the forums! *OS Disclaimer - Please Read: Keep in mind this is NOT an official...

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Contest: BlackBerry Storm 2 Coming in June?

Contest: BlackBerry Storm 2 Coming in June?

Login to CrackBerry.com and leave a comment to this blog post for your chance to possibly win a BlackBerry Storm 2. Full Contest Details Below! There's lots of buzz around the interwebs today that the BlackBerry Storm 2 could be hitting store shelves much sooner than most of us would think, with rumors suggesting a release as early as before the end of this month or sometime in June. As...

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Audible Now Compatible with BlackBerry Smartphones

Audible Now Compatible with BlackBerry Smartphones

An email just came in on the good 'ole CrackBerry tip line (thanks Ben!) letting us know that Audible is now optimized for use with BlackBerry smartphones. Here's the email they sent out to subscribers today: Listeners, we've listened to you and we have an announcement: Audible is now fully compatible in every way with your BlackBerry smartphone. Our new wireless...

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Skype Announces Closed Beta For Blackberry Users

Skype Announces Closed Beta For Blackberry Users

  It's not much, but it's a good start.  According to the Skype Community Forum, a closed beta is in full swing.  The details are near non-existent, but it's definitely a good sign that Skype for BlackBerry will be available at some point in the (hopefully near) future.  It looks like all the spots are full for now, so if you didn't already sign up then unfortunately you're out of luck for the...

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IM+ Beta / Contest!

IM+ Beta / Contest!

Leave a comment to this post letting us know the Instant Messaging client(s) you use for your chance to win a FREE copy of IM+. 30 FREE Copies to be Won!! During the first few days of WES 2009 the folks from Shape Services launched their latest version of IM+. IM+ for those who may not know is an all in one messaging client with some great features that extend well beyond just the...

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Yahoo! Mobile Beta BlackBerry App Dead

Yahoo! Mobile Beta BlackBerry App Dead

Yahoo has made a weird decision regarding their mobile application, pretty much two and a half months after their big announcement of its existence. At this time Yahoo! Mobile (which is basically a revamped version of Yahoo! Go) will not be seeing a launch on BlackBerry devices or any other smartphone for that matter. The following email was sent to users who had signed up to be notified...

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Seidio Innocase 360 Initial Impressions

It's been a while since we've had a community review from CrackBerry member JReel, but he's back today with a first look at the Seidio Innocase 360. I had my first look at this case back at CTIA in April and liked the concept. Be sure to watch the video above for a solid overview. ShopCrackBerry is already shipping the Innocase 360 for the Curve 8900 and should have it in stock for the Bold...

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US Cellular Offering Battery Swaps For Free

US Cellular Offering Battery Swaps For Free

A rather interesting service is being offered up to US Cellular customers - something that stands out to me as well I'm sure to others as being a sign of great customer service. US Cellular has announced that if you purchased your device in the last 18 months and you happen to be suffering from a dead battery while on the go, you can swing by any US Cellular shop and swap your dead one for a...

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WES2009: Protect your BlackBerry with SmrtGuard

When we dropped word of SmrtGuard in the CrackBerry blogs back in March, thousands of CrackBerry readers signed up to give it a go via their public beta. With such a huge response, it was nice to meet up with the team behind SmrtGuard at WES 2009 and learn first hand more about their solution and to witness some of the behind the scenes excitement that has been going on in their world....

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Stitcher Launched In App World

Stitcher Launched In App World

An interesting app popped up in BlackBerry App World the other day. Stitcher from what I can gather is a nice media/podcast player. It is currently available for AT&T and T-Mobile customers on either BlackBerry Bold or Curve devices (with a definite yes from the company that other devices will indeed be supported soon). Features: Listen - Stream the best podcasts, radio shows and...

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Do You Want RIM To Develop A Twitter App?

Do You Want RIM To Develop A Twitter App?

RIM has done quite well with some of its internal applications as of late. Sure they kind of screwed delayed the launch of Facebook 1.5 but now that is here and all the bugs have for the most part been worked out, most users seem overall happy with the application. They have also done a great job with the IM clients. Albeit not perfect solutions all around, lets be honest, some of the RIM in-...

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Best of SPE, 17 May 2009

Best of SPE, 17 May 2009

Each week we bring you the Best of SPE and this week is no exception. From Android to Windows Mobile and everything in between, we've got your smartphone news fix right here. Android Central The waiting game for Android 1.5 on the T-Mobile G1 at least has a rulebook now -- or at least the makings of a release schedule. We're also happy to see new functionality in Google search -- barcode...

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Free Anagram Application For BlackBerry!

Free Anagram Application For BlackBerry!

While at WES we all got a look at Gwabbit, an application that scans your emails for contact information, and then gives you the option to add that information to your contacts list. The good folks over at BerryReview have spotted a similar free application called Anagram. Anagram works under the same premise as Gwabbit where it allows you too "capture" contact information as well as...

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MySpace App Updated - More On The Way?

MySpace App Updated - More On The Way?

Here's one for all the MySpace fans out there.  As of now, MySpace is currently sitting at version 1.5.1.7 as it was recently updated. The updates don't stop there and they are seemingly just on hold for the moment. 1.5.1 is rumored to be released soon for all as it has been noted that it is now being pushed down to US Cellular devices. Sadly, as always with RIM developed applications, there...

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