SmrtGuard Your Smartphone Guardian

SmrtGuard Your Smartphone Guardian

Your BlackBerry; your life is literally in your hands. You’ve confided in it more information than you would ever dare to with your significant other or best friend. Private personal messages, embarrassing photos, delicate corporate information; your BlackBerry smartphone can store it all. But what happens if your BlackBerry loses it? Or worse yet - you lose your BlackBerry? Dun Dun Dunnnnnnn...

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Looking for an addicting and challenging game to play that runs smooth on your BlackBerry Storm? If so, you may want to check out Reversi for the BlackBerry Storm. Released just yesterday by Tafasa, who's done up many Storm games in the past, you'll get tons of play out of this mindbender of a game. The description: Reversi, also known as Othello, is the fun and famous strategy board game...

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CarFinder Application Remembers Where You Parked

VQ CarFinder, now available in BlackBerry App World, automatically remembers where you parked your car. The application, which works on all GPS enabled devices, remembers where you parked so you only need to launch the application to find your vehicle, unlike other applications that require you to note where the vehicle was parked. CarFinder works off Bluetooth in your vehicle. When the...

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Slacker Radio Now Pushed To Verizon Tour?

Slacker Radio Now Pushed To Verizon Tour?

Just a week or so back we found out that Slacker Radio was being pushed to the Verizon Storm, and today it looks like the Tour may be following. A quick reboot of my device after updating an application, and there was a lonely Slacker Radio icon sitting on my homescreen. I clicked it and sure enough it dragged me along to the download page. If you are a Verizon Tour owner and don't seen the...

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Leaked: OS 4.7.0.164 for 9500 Storm!

Leaked: OS 4.7.0.164 for 9500 Storm!

Seems like this week is the week of leaks all around. This one folks is for all you 9500 owners out there, especially if you are not interested in any of the other buildS that are floating around such as the 5.0 iterations which of course suffer from some applications not working. Give this one a shot and share your impressions in the forum. *OS Disclaimer - This is an unofficial release....

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WHERE Available For BlackBerry Tour; Top Download from App World!

WHERE Available For BlackBerry Tour; Top Download from App World!

WHERE launched for the Tour shortly after the device's release, and the folks from WHERE happily et us know this morning that they're the Number 1 BlackBerry Tour Top Download in App World so we definitely thought it deserved a plug! Although, at the time of this post, my Tour is actually showing Metova's Vision for YouTube app at #1 and WHERE at #2. Ahh well. In any event, about 22,000 Tour...

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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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