Verizon Mobile Broandband Connect One Month Free Promo

Verizon Mobile Broandband Connect One Month Free Promo

From what I understand this promo has been going on for a while, but I just came across it this morning. Verizon is offering one month free of their Mobile Broadband Connect serivce to customers until September 30th. This is a great chance to check out all of their tethering features if you've been on the fence about signing up for a full plan. I couldn't find any way to get in on it, but I...

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Twitterlerts - Twitter with Search and Alerts

Twitterlerts - Twitter with Search and Alerts

I've had the pleasure of playing around with Twitterlerts for a while now, and I can say it is a very cool app for Twitter "power users". Twitterlerts lets you easily search Twitter right from your device, and you can save custom searches and even set alerts. Essentially a Twitter search app for BlackBerry, you can also sign in with your Twitter account and use Twitterlerts as a slimmed down...

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UberTwitter is the Most Popular BlackBerry Twitter Client

UberTwitter is the Most Popular BlackBerry Twitter Client

I came across this article on Mashable.com yesterday and was stunned when I read it. According to TwitStat, UberTwitter is the most popular Twitter client for BlackBerry devices. I hadn't really thought about it before, but if I had I would have surely picked TwitterBerry given its age and ease of use. I guess UberTwitter has won over the BlackBerry nation thus far. UberTwitter accounts for 1....

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Pandora for BlackBerry Updated to 1.1.1

Pandora for BlackBerry Updated to 1.1.1

Pandora for BlackBerry has been updated from 1.1.0 to 1.1.1 and fixes various networking issues. Users will be prompted to update when logging in. The update repairs issues that some users on certain devices were experiencing including HTTP 502 errors. Not all devices were having the same issue. From Pandora release notes: Fixed HTTP 502 issue (and other networking-related issues such as the...

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Podcast Episode 039 - The Three Crackateers are Back!

Podcast Episode 039 - The Three Crackateers are Back!

I'm on vacation at the moment, but that didn't stop Craig, Adam and Bla1ze from getting a CrackBerry Podcast recorded. They jumped on the line Wednesday evening to discuss all things BlackBerry. I haven't had a chance to listen to it yet, so this description will stay short and sweet... but based on the last show they did without me I'm sure it's great! If you're a BlackBerry addict you know you...

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Kayak Releases Free Flight, Hotel Search And Booking Application

Kayak Releases Free Flight, Hotel Search And Booking Application

Kayak.com has released a great application that allows you to search, book and compare pricing on airlines and hotels all from within one application on your BlackBerry. I tested the application out just to see how well it would function and what type of results I would have with it, and I'm pleased to say it works great. Best part for me was it actually included Canadian listings and...

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Free Audible Audio Book App For BlackBerry Updated

Free Audible Audio Book App For BlackBerry Updated

Audible.com, which provides a free audio book application for BlackBerry devices, recently got a nice overhaul. Previously users had stated the application was a little slow and sluggish and really didn't perform that well on BlackBerry devices. This time around with the version being updated to 1.4.2, Audible has their application working quite fine. New updates and fixes are as listed below...

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Beautiful New Opus Theme Released By Elecite

Beautiful New Opus Theme Released By Elecite

Elecite has released their latest theme called Opus. Opus is another dark colored theme mixed with bright colors that shows really nicely on any supported device. Icons on this one are nicely laid overall and the wallpaper looks really sharp mixed with the chosen color. Opus is using the dual screen option we have seen in previous Elecite themes, but be aware this theme does NOT work well...

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BlackBerry Holds High In Top Selling Smartphones for Q2

BlackBerry Holds High In Top Selling Smartphones for Q2

In May we saw the Curve 8300 series sitting on top of the list of the best selling smartphones for Q1 of 2009. Yesterday research and consulting firm IDC released their findings for the top 10 selling smartphones in the US for the second quarter, and BlackBerry clearly stood tall taking 4 of the 10 spots (including the Curve series still sitting at number one). The top 10 are: 10.HTC...

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Free Forward, Reply and Edit Application

Free Forward, Reply and Edit Application

A long running ache with BlackBerry email is not being able to edit when replying or forwarding. A new app from bberryapp.com changes that. Forward, Reply & Edit integrates with your BlackBerry messages and allows you to do just that. Open an email, choose Forward & Edit or Reply & Edit from the menu and you can change any of the content in the email. Why this isn't a standard...

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BlackBerry Partners Fund Reveals 2nd Round Finalists

BlackBerry Partners Fund Reveals 2nd Round Finalists

Back in July the BlackBerry Partners Fund revealed the first four finalists in the 2009 Developers Challenge. The next four finalists are David (by Turner Technologies), Sid Meier's Pirates (by Concrete Software Inc), CBS News (by Handmark), and Market Simplified (by Market Simplified Inc). Each finalist will receive a free pass to the Developers Conference, one week as a featured app in...

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New Radio Saver and Auto Redial from Epic Applications

  Epic Applications has dropped two new apps - Radio Saver and Auto Redial. Radio Saver automatically turns your device radio on and off depending on your coverage. If you are in a poor service area, the radio is turned off to save battery life. When the signal returns, it is automatically switched back on. Radio Saver works on any device running OS 4.3 and higher and is totally customizable...

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T-Mobile BlackBerry Curve 8520 First Impressions

T-Mobile BlackBerry Curve 8520 First Impressions

I received my Curve 8520 today (which is now available on T-Mobiles site) and was extatic to get it out of the box and start playing around. Kevin has given us his pre-release review of the entry-level device, but I was happy to have one to play with for myself as well. Mind you, I'm always happy to get a new device to review, but this one will be my first GSM device so I'm in for a totally...

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Quick Preview of BlackBerry Desktop Manager for Mac

Quick Preview of BlackBerry Desktop Manager for Mac

To say Kevin was "overjoyed" with the news of Desktop Manager finally coming to Mac would be an understatement. I ventured into New York today for a T-Mobile event to check out the Curve 8520, and I was excited to see an early version of Desktop Manager for Mac up and running. RIM Product Manager Andrey Feldman took some time to give me a quick look at the software, and I must say it is great...

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New WinWithBlackBerry Contest Live: Sports Challenge Gives Chance to Win Phones, Accessories, Tickets and More!

It's no secret that the boys and girls down in Waterloo love sports (especially hockey!), so we shouldn't be too surprised to see them launch a new contest at WinWithBlackBerry.com focused around sports. The BlackBerry Sports Challenge gives you the chance to instantly win BlackBerry smartphones, accessory packs, jerseys, game tickets and more, as well earn points (ballots) for the grand...

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Contest: Win a BlackBerry Curve 8520 from CrackBerry.com!

Contest: Win a BlackBerry Curve 8520 from CrackBerry.com!

The BlackBerry Curve 8520 officially becomes available from T-Mobile tomorrow (go to Walmart for the best price!) and we wouldn't be CrackBerry.com if we didn't mark the event with a contest and give the community a chance to win one for free. If you're unfamiliar with the Curve 8520, you can check out our pre-release BlackBerry Curve 8520 review and read the official press release. After...

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BlackBerry Storm 9990 Device Model Surfaces in Photo - New Device Model for Storm 2??

Don't take this one as news (or even rumor) at this point, but rather as something that's popped up in the CrackBerry forums that makes for an interesting discussion for a Tuesday morning. CrackBerry member PensHockey posted the image above last night that was emailed to him from a friend - along with a subject title of Tropic (and no body text) in the email.... After doing some quick...

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BlackBerry Curve 8520 Pops Up on Vodafone UK

BlackBerry Curve 8520 Pops Up on Vodafone UK

Its not much to go on, but this is an image of the Curve 8520 in the Vodafone UK computers. We know that it will be available on TMobile and in WalMart stores tomorrow, but we've had no solid date for any other carriers. It looks to be right around the corner, as some users reported seeing it pop up as "coming soon" on Vodafone's site. We'll have more details as they emerge.

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OpenTable Mobile for BlackBerry Now Available

OpenTable Mobile for BlackBerry Now Available

Since I go out to restaurants quite a bit, OpenTable is by far one of my favorite sites. I'm glad to hear they have finally released a mobile app for BlackBerry. OpenTable mobile lets you search restaurants by cuisine, price and availability. You can check out detailed profile pages with photos, ratings and more. If you dine out often, OpenTable could be a welcome addition to your device. You...

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Deal of the Day: Save 50% on QuickLaunch!

* Note: This deal of the day is now over. To see the current deal, you can always visit CrackBerryDealoftheDay.com. Be sure to set your device model using the selector tool. * Since its release by NikkiSoft, QuickLaunch for BlackBerry has been able to call the CrackBerry Top 10 Best Sellers list its home. Initially available only for the Storm but now available for most BlackBerry device...

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