Orange UK Launches 8900 Curve For Prepaid Services!

Orange UK Launches 8900 Curve For Prepaid Services!

There has been plenty of talk across the pond and here in North America as well regarding BlackBerry devices heading towards more availability on pre paid services. Orange UK has increased their options having previously only offered Pay As You Go services on the BlackBerry 8120, which began at the beginning of this year, but have now made it official that they will indeed also be offering the...

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BlackBerry Tour Promo Material Arrives At Bell!

BlackBerry Tour Promo Material Arrives At Bell!

Just in case there were any doubters out there that the BlackBerry Tour wasn't close to being launched, this should put things to rest. BGR posted up the above materials which have been showing up in some Bell locations. Sadly, no release date is accompanied with the material but it's a sure hint that the time is drawing closer. Two more pics after the jump which outline the specs for the...

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Premium Robotika Theme For BlackBerry Storm

Premium  Robotika Theme For BlackBerry Storm

    We get loads of emails about new themes to review and feature in the blogs, and we try out best to pick out the coolest and most unique. I had no trouble at all picking this one as it is the first of its kind, and one of the coolest themes I've ever seen.  Robotika is a premium theme for the BlackBerry Storm 9500 & 9530 that allows you to create your own robot on the homescreen based...

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Review: Aliph Jawbone PRIME Bluetooth Headset

Review: Aliph Jawbone PRIME Bluetooth Headset

For years now I've been a big fan of the Aliph 'Jawbone' series Bluetooth headset. Not only for its stunning design, but for the quality product and sound clarity. Naturally, when Kevin asked me if I would like to do a review of the brand-new Jawbone PRIME, I was all over it like nobody's business. In my review I'll step you through the product and provide you with a few good pictures of the...

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GPSLogger - a Free BlackBerry App to Track your Movement

GPSLogger - a Free BlackBerry App to Track your Movement

Hopefully, you all know the story of Hansel and Gretel recorded by the Brothers Grimm. They were to be abandoned in the woods and their trail of breadcrumbs had been eaten by woodland creatures (jerks). Of course, everything had worked out in the end. If this fairy tale were to take place in the present, we may have seen a much different twist to this story. Perhaps they could have had...

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BBPF Developers Challenge Registration Now Open

BBPF Developers Challenge Registration Now Open

DevCon is fastly approaching and with RIM's call for papers last week from developers the most recent news comes to us from the BlackBerry Partners fund where in which they have announced that registration for the BlackBerry Developer Challenge is now open for anyone wishing to participate. 16 finalists will be chosen from all the applicants. Finalists will each receive a prize package...

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BlackBerry with No Contracts, No Commitments from T-Mobile

BlackBerry with No Contracts, No Commitments from T-Mobile

I don't know how I missed this yesterday in the Best Buy ad, but apparently I did. It looks like T-Mobile is launching prepaid BlackBerry service in the US. Well not the entire US, to be more specific, New Jersey only right now.  Hopefully T-Mobile will have as good of price or better than what MetroPCS has offered to their customers. Details are sketchy, but if you live in New Jersey...

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Nobex Radio Companion Adds ESPN Stations

Nobex Radio Companion Adds ESPN Stations

We first checked out Nobex Radio Companion back in November, and have only seen it updated a few times since. We got word today that Nobex has added a lineup of ESPN stations to it's service. This is great news for sports fans, as you'll now be able to listen to feeds from a number of larger markets like Boston, Cleveland, Philadelphia and St. Louis. There is also a feed for the national ESPN...

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Win A Free BlackBerry Smartphone Every Day In June!

Win A Free BlackBerry Smartphone Every Day In June!

Who doesn't want a chance to win a FREE BlackBerry? The Weather Channel Mobile just kicked off their second annual Mobile Month to promote the use of it's enhanced mobile products for the summer months.  Last year the event saw over 700,000 entries, the most of any contest held by The Weather Channel.  The contest runs now until June 30th, and you can enter for a chance to win every day.  To...

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OS Leaks: 4.5.0.153 for GSM Devices & 4.6.0.278 for 8220!

OS Leaks: 4.5.0.153 for GSM Devices & 4.6.0.278 for 8220!

Phew what a Monday! Yesterday, Storm users finally got an official update from Verizon and Curve 8900 users got 4.6.1.250.  This morning more OS leak love landed for GSM users. OS 4.5.0.153 has shown up for devices across the board.  Pearl 8220 users can also download leaked OS 4.6.0.278. You can catch all the links below.  *OS Disclaimer - Please Read: Keep in mind this is NOT an...

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PodTrapper Updated To Version 2.1.0

PodTrapper Updated To Version 2.1.0

I love it when great apps just keep getting better. PodTrapper which we have covered on numerous occasions here at CrackBerry has just gotten that much better with the recent changes that have been put into effect. For those unaware of how or what Pod Trapper is, Craig's review is something you'll want to have a look at if being able to download podcasts direct to your device is something...

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Premium Bussfast Theme From Hedone Designs

Premium Bussfast Theme From Hedone Designs

One of what I would consider the top theme makers out there is back after a short break! Hedone Hawker has come back and dropped his latest piece of art on us named Bussfast. With support across the board for all qwerty BlackBerry devices, Bussfast lives up tp previous work done by Hedone in the fact it simply looks sharp on any device. Today plus features, user-customizable icon...

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Leaked - OS v4.7.0.151 for Storm 9500!

Storm 9500 owners out there should be pleased to see this one, 4.7.0.151 has leaked online and is now available online for all too grab, of course again this is NOT an official RIM release of the OS so standard disclaimers apply. Be sure to share your findings in the CrackBerry forums. And all you 9530 owners, sit tight if the 9500 is showing up now history tells us the 9530 version is not...

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Leaked - Curve 8900 OS 4.6.1.250 Found Online!

Leaked - Curve 8900 OS 4.6.1.250 Found Online!

Well what do we have here now? Break out your USB cables and fire up desktop manager all you 8900 owners, the newest leaked OS 4.6.1.250 just hit the net over at BerryReview and is now downloadable . Disclaimer applies of course. *OS Disclaimer - Please Read: Keep in mind this is NOT an official release and as such is not supported by RIM or your Carrier. If you choose to install, do so...

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Best of SPE, 31 May 2009

Each week we bring you the biggest stories from around the Smartphone Experts network. We're changing up our format this week: shorter, bite-sized, yet still delicious. Android 1.5 Cupcake update finally rolls out Android 2.0 'Donut' demoed on video Google Expects 18-20 Android phones to be released this year BlackBerry Storm 9530 OS 4.7.0.148...

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New Slacker Application version 2.0.2!

New Slacker Application version 2.0.2!

One of the CrackBerry nations favorite streaming radio applications got a nice update yesterday. Slacker is now sitting at version 2.0.2 and has included many bug fixes in the latest version the major changes outlined below. The major enhancement of the application update is that we have optimized the application to perform faster and remove many of the "Gaps" when skipping or...

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Vivid Premium Storm Theme!

Vivid Premium Storm Theme!

Long goes my battle to find the perfect BlackBerry Storm theme and luckily I was able to get my hands on the above hotness from WJD Designs. Vivid looks great at that lovely Storm display and while the included background is amazing, any other background you wish to use looks great as well due to the icons used as they are not really "invasive" of the overall look of the theme. With 2...

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Click's Picks! BlackBerry Media Roundup 036

Click's Picks! BlackBerry Media Roundup 036

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:    BB Ancient Abstract...

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BlackBerry Storm 9530 OS 4.7.0.148 Available This Sunday!!

BlackBerry Storm 9530 OS 4.7.0.148 Available This Sunday!!

  *UPDATE* -Update services are now live, go and get your .148 on if you haven't already. After hearing that OS 4.7.0.141 failed Verizon testing, and seeing yesterdays MR2 info sheet, everyone has been getting a bit anxious waiting for something from Big Red.  Well we just officially got word that Verizon will release OS 4.7.0.148 for the BlackBerry Storm 9530 this Sunday, May 31st at 3pm...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for May 29th, 2009!

BlackBerry App Roundup for May 29th, 2009!

Hope everyone has had a great week. Hard to believe May has almost come and gone! In this months' last roundup we have the following titles: New This Week: Dial Voice Mail, SmrtGuard for BlackBerry, StudentDocket for the BlackBerry Storm, Flag Your Emails, Note2Self Apps on Sale: StopTilt, PatternLock, Bartender Pro, Call Blocker, Doodle, PhoneLog, SearchCraig, Connect Four Cool at...

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