Compass Lite Now Available for the Tour 9630

Compass Lite is a cool app for the navigator in you. The "ancient mariner" style compass uses the device GPS to show your speed, line of travel, latitude and longitude.  If you are a camper or hiker who wants to toss that old plastic compass and step it up to the next level, this is for you. The bold graphics and easy to read fonts are great for everyone, and the app couldn't be easier to use...

Continue Reading
Carbon Slick Free Theme Updated For Bold And 8900 Now Includes Tour And 8520 Support As Well

One of the hottest and most downloaded free themes in the CrackBerry App Store got a nice update last night. Carbon Slick from Ninja Themes was updated for all supporting devices with the Bold and 8900 getting "bug fix" versions to put in but the real update is for all you 9630 Tour and 8520 Curve owners, as Carbon Slick is now available for your devices as well. Ninja Themes has been pushing...

Continue Reading

RIM Announces Next-Gen BlackBerry Smart Card Reader

RIM Announces Next-Gen BlackBerry Smart Card Reader

RIM has always been a leader in the IT security field, with the usage of BlackBerry Enterprise Server spread across so many organizations now it would make your head spin. In these times when demand for higher levels of security is important, RIM has just announced their forth coming updated version of the BlackBerry Smart Card reader. More details below. The new BlackBerry Smart Card...

Continue Reading
BlackBerry Developers Blog Explains How To Embed Media On Websites For  BlackBerry Devices

Since the launch of the BlackBerry Developers Blog I have been watching it rather carefully just to see how much useful information was going to be relayed through the site. Much to my surprise, the bloggers over there have covered quite a bit of ground work so far. Now mind you, not everyone will understand what exactly is being said there (it's geared toward developers - not BlackBerry...

Continue Reading
BlackBerry Enterprise Server v5.0 MR2 for Microsoft Exchange Coming Soon!

*UPDATE* Domino release notes are available and BES 5.0 SP1 release notes are available for Domino and MS Exchange as well* It just seems not too long ago at WES that RIM was announcing the availability of BES 5.0, which brings some significant changes to the BES infrastructure as BES Admins know it. Now, word comes from port3101's hdawg that BES 5.0 MR2 is soon to be launched. RIM has taken...

Continue Reading

Best of Smartphone Experts, 16 August 2009

Motorola Morrison Specs Leak How to Root the T-Mobile myTouch 3G Documents To Go 2.0 for Android Released! BlackBerry Storm 9550 Caught On Video Again... Detailed Walk Through! BlackBerry Curve 8520 - One Week Later Review First Five Must-Have BlackBerry Tour Accessories...

Continue Reading

CrackBerry Contests Reminder... Enter Now!

CrackBerry Contests Reminder... Enter Now!

What a week for contests! We had at least one every day this week. Hopefully we can keep the goodies coming and get more developers and retailers alike to hook us up with great stuff for the CrackBerry Nation. This time around we had everything from themes to IM apps to cool Bluetooth car chargers. You only have a few hours left to get in on the action, so be sure to leave a comment on the...

Continue Reading

HOTTT: BlackBerry Storm 9550 In Video Again!

If you frequent our BlackBerry Storm 2 forum, you'll know our pal Salomondrin has been up to his pre-release device antics again, this time delivering on his promised walk-through of the BlackBerry Storm 9550. In the 7 minute video above he gives a solid overview of what the device is all about as well as his opinions on it and how it compares to the first generation Storm. Like the first...

Continue Reading

More 9700 Information Showing In AT&T Internal Sales Systems!

More 9700 Information Showing In AT&T Internal Sales Systems!

We got confirmation from the pics Boy Genius posted about the 9700 showing up on AT&T's unreleased IMEI list--now, the 9700 is showing up in AT&T's retail sales systems as well. The above pic was sent into the CrackBerry tips email and clearly shows, when searched for--the 9700 does indeed make an appearance. You feel that folks? That's the feeling of a launch date coming. [ Thanks,...

Continue Reading
BlackBerry Quick Tip: How To Share Videos From Your BlackBerry On Social Media Sites!

Recently, UberTwitter launched their latest Beta which included the capability to upload videos taken on your BlackBerry Smartphone to a video hosting service called TwitVid. Now while I was rather glad to see the inclusion of such a service, the service is not really ready for full on BlackBerry usage in the fact the videos you upload and tweet to your Twitter account--are not even viewable...

Continue Reading

Elecite Updates Themes For BlackBerry Tour, 8520 Support Coming Soon!

Elecite Updates Themes For BlackBerry Tour, 8520 Support Coming Soon!

As everyone is aware by now, the new Plazmic Content Developers Kit was released and theme developers are now making their way to re-releasing all their themes with Tour and 8520 Curve compatability. Elecite is no exception to this as they are always quick to port themes, late last night I got an email from them letting me know they have indeed updated most of their themes to now be...

Continue Reading

Free BlackBerry Media Roundup For August 15th 2009

Free BlackBerry Media Roundup For August 15th 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 *THEMES* 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:   Light CERN 7 Samurai...

Continue Reading

BlackBerry 9700 Appears In All It's Blurry Glory On Bell Systems?!?

BlackBerry 9700 Appears In All It's Blurry Glory On Bell Systems?!?

We've seen the T-Mobile branded 9700 show up already and we've got up close and personal with the AT&T field test version but this is some new information here. With Bell and Telus getting set to launch their HSPA services it seems fitting to have a nice new BlackBerry to add to the line up. The above picture, captured in full on blurry cam mode shows the 9700 reportedly within the Bell CSR...

Continue Reading

Business Week Mobile Launches On BlackBerry!

Business Week Mobile Launches On BlackBerry!

Business Week has teamed up with Polar Mobile recently and have launched their Business Week Mobile application for BlackBerry Smartphones. If you have downloaded the TIME application or the Food Network application you will be right at home with this as it is based on the same type of usage. The application is free to download from the Business Week site or through BlackBerry App World...

Continue Reading
Latest Hedone Designs Themes Updated to be Tour Compatible; Contest: 50 Free Themes!

With the Plazmic Content Development Kit (CDK) finally getting upgraded to include support for the BlackBerry Tour and Curve 8520, theme developers are working overtime to update their favorite themes to work on these new devices. Hedone Hawker from Hedone Designs let us know this morning that he's finished updating his most popular themes for the Tour, including Se7en, OSXLike, BussFast,...

Continue Reading

JC Designs Blowout Sale All Themes Half Price!

JC Designs Blowout Sale All Themes Half Price!

JC Designs themes have always been a top seller in the Shop CrackBerry Store and as a little Thank you to you all, John has set up a theme blowout sale for everyone to enjoy. All themes, All devices are now 50% off until August 16th. Got an 83xx? No problem. Got 81xx? No problem. Storm, Bold, 8900 yup! JC Designs has you covered there as well. And of course, all new Tour themes are not to be...

Continue Reading

I Charge Cool Full Screen Charging Indicator

  I came across a new app which I think is something unique. I Charge Cool lets you view your device's charge status in full screen when plugged in. The "animonitor" illuminates the whole screen and shows the battery status while your device is charging. It changes color and shows a numerical percentage, so you aren't stuck staring at the battery meter and wondering where you're at. There are...

Continue Reading

Deal of the Day: Mobile Checkbook for BlackBerry 50% Off!

Deal of the Day: Mobile Checkbook for BlackBerry 50% Off!

Today's Deal of the Day is a good one. Until midnight CST tonight, you can grab Mobile Checkbook for BlackBerry at 50% off its regular price. That's $6.47 vs. $12.95. If you're not familiar with Mobile Checkbook by Mobatech, makers of the uber-popular Mobile Bartender app, here's the deets: Personal accounting is made easy and accessible on your BlackBerry with Mobile Checkbook. If you...

Continue Reading

Contest: 30 Free Copies of Launchpad

  We wanted to sneak in one more contest before the end of the week. Earlier this week Bla1ze checked out LaunchPad, a great on-device app for creating website launchers. LaunchPad is still available in the CrackBerry App Store for $0.99 until tomorrow, but we have 30 free copies to give away. Just leave a comment on this post to be entered. Contest ends this Sunday at Midnight PST. Please...

Continue Reading

Verizon Buy One Get One Free Offer is Back!

Verizon Buy One Get One Free Offer is Back!

A friend let me know that Verizon will be firing up a new Buy One Get One Free offer. The promo, which kicks off today, will let you snag any BlackBerry device (Tour, Storm, Pearl Flip, Curve or WE) free when you buy one. The fun doesn't stop there - you can also snag a netbook or other mobile broadband device (equal or lesser value) as part of the deal. I ran through the checkout on Verizon's...

Continue Reading

Pages