Beejive IM Beta Now Available for Blackberry Storm

Beejive IM Beta Now Available for Blackberry Storm

Everyone's favorite all-in-on instant messaging application has finally made it to beta for the Storm 9500 & 9530. Until now there was not a Storm specific version, and the standard version didn't fair all that well on the touchscreen device. If you've been waiting for this to drop, head over to http://www.beejive.com/stormbeta on your mobile browser to download.  Keep in mind this is an...

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WES 2009: LogMeIn - Ignition For BlackBerry Storm

WES 2009: LogMeIn - Ignition For BlackBerry Storm

  Get anytime, anywhere access to the programs and files you need every day - whether you're in the office or on the go. Does the above slogan seem like something you would be interested in? LogMeIn has announced a solution to help Windows and Mac users make this happen with their new Ignition remote desktop solution. Announced this morning at WES 2009, LogMeIn has introduced Ignition...

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WES 2009: Coming Soon... Gwabbit!

WES 2009: Coming Soon... Gwabbit!

While venturing through parts of the BlackBerry showcase yesterday, I happened to come across this great application called Gwabbit! Gwabbit for those that don't know has been running a Microsoft Outlook plugin for a while now with great success and have now decided to bring the plugin to BlackBerry devices. Speaking with the representatives on hand and getting a better perspective on how...

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Privus Mobile Caller ID for your BlackBerry

Privus Mobile Caller ID for your BlackBerry

Wireless essentials, add-ons, features or Wireless Bill Bloaters; for most, these services are nearly as crucial as having a voice and data plan. Most of these features are only available through your carrier and, in order to save money, may be bundled with other features. Within these bundles, may be services that you may not want, or even find quite annoying... *Cough* Rogers *Cough* Who...

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New Urban Theme From Elecite

New Urban Theme From Elecite

Here's a new style of theme coming from Elecite this time around for those who like simple, but still unique themes. Urban is a nice and not too flashy theme for the 89xx, 90xx and 95xx series devices that flows nicely. With 8 icons set in the corner of the device which allows for the wallpaper to be shown almost in its entirety, this is where Urban gets unique. The theme itself has 10...

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Leaked: OS 4.6.1.231 for the BlackBerry Curve 8900

Leaked: OS 4.6.1.231 for the BlackBerry Curve 8900

Another week, another leaked OS. This latest one to pop up is for the BlackBerry Curve 8900. Reports say it is quite a step up from the previous leaked 8900 OS, so if you have an 8900 you may want to give it a go. Be sure to check out the 4.6.1.231 forum discussion if you're looking for more feedback before installing. *OS Disclaimer - Please Read: Keep in mind this is NOT an official...

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WES2009 Special Edition Podcast for May 4th, 2009

WES2009 Special Edition Podcast for May 4th, 2009

* Note - we're having some issues with our iTunes feed and standard podcast feed, so please listen to the podcast in the player above, download the mp3 directly at the link below, or grab it via the updated feed url below. Thanks for the patience! *  The Crack Team is on location in Orlando for WES 2009 and we're going to be bringing you a podcast each and every day. We...

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BlackBerry Curve 8300 Series Chops iPhone in Q1 Sales

BlackBerry Curve 8300 Series Chops iPhone in Q1 Sales

When it comes to smartphones, I think a lot of us gadget junkies tend to focus on the latest and greatest and often forget that the flagship / top of the line (most expensive) devices are not always the ones everybody is buying.  Case in point: The NDP Group's Smartphone Market update report came out today proclaiming that the #1 selling smartphone in the the United States for the first...

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WES2009: Viigo Announces Pageonce Partnership

WES2009: Viigo Announces Pageonce Partnership

We first heard about Pageonce from Bla1ze way back in October of last year and got a great up-close look at it during CES 2009. Today our good friends at Viigo have announced a partnership with Pageonce with the introduction of their first premium service. Pageonce is a personal assitant of sorts that allows users to monitor bank accounts, credit card balances, track cell minutes, manage...

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WES 2009: Issue Tracker For Developers Assists w/ Bugs

WES 2009: Issue Tracker For Developers Assists w/ Bugs

If you listened to the CrackBerry podcast last week you would have heard mention that there was going to be more of a presence for developers at WES 2009 this year and so far all the news has been great for upcoming services. So far we have heard of the push API's and this morning during the alliance member keynote Mike Kirkup, RIM's Manager of Developer Relations, unveiled even more...

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How to Setup your BlackBerry to Sync with Outlook

How to Setup your BlackBerry to Sync with Outlook

School is in session once again ladies and gents!  Today's lesson will be on "How to Setup your BlackBerry to Sync with Outlook."  I see this question come up quite a few times and I also see that this could have saved a lot of people from having to start from scratch with their contacts, notes, calendars and tasks.  I'm using a Bold on 5.0, but this shouldn't matter for all those with 4.2 or...

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WES2009: AT&T Confirms 8900 Launch!

WES2009: AT&T Confirms 8900 Launch!

We knew it was coming for a long time now. But today AT&T gave us the official word through the news wire that a early summer release is now on. I guess that puts an end to all the statements of AT&T only wanting 3G devices on their network. AT&T's version will be just like any other such as Rogers and T-Mobile, no spec changes, and you can read the full press release after the...

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BlackBerry Curve 8520 Review - First Impressions

BlackBerry Curve 8520 Review - First Impressions

A CrackBerry.com Hands-On First Look at the BlackBerry Curve 8520... A New "Low End" BlackBerry That Rocks?! Rumors of a new BlackBerry with the codename "Gemini" have been running around the interwebs since early 2009, evolving slightly with every new blog post made about it. After some back and forth on device model number (previously labeled as the  8325 after some initial confusion...

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WES 2009: BlackBerry Extending Push API Services!

WES 2009: BlackBerry Extending Push API Services!

We have been hearing about enhancements coming for BlackBerry developers, specifically in the push API department, for a while now. The most recent news, before now that is, was at the Breaking New Ground With BlackBerry technical seminar with Mike Kirkup where it was revealed push services would be fully extended to BIS users devices and that developers would have many new options in the...

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WES 2009: BES 5.0 Goes Live!

WES 2009: BES 5.0 Goes Live!

In what has got to be the one of the most anticipated launches to come from RIM in the form of software, it's finally here and available for all! BES 5.0 has officially launched and is now available for purchase and also comes with the offering of a 60 day free trial. The enhancements seen in BES 5.0 are all welcomed changes. Here's a short list of some of whats new: Advanced...

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WES 2009: Follow Us On Twitter!

WES 2009:  Follow Us On Twitter!

WES 2009 is just about in full swing. The Crack Team is on location in Orlando and we're ready to grab the latest news as it breaks (and if the news is slow, we promise to make some!). In addition to our dedicated WES 2009 page, you can follow the entire team on Twitter for a daily "play-by-play" of the ongoing events.  You can get the Crackberry.com Blog feed (@crackberry) as well as...

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Best of SPE, 3 May 2009

Best of SPE, 3 May 2009

Each week we break down the best of the Smartphone Experts Network for your reading pleasure. It's possible you caught every single one of the 191 posts we published across our network this week, but we won't hold everybody to that. Device leaks, device announcements, and site contests all await you here - so read on! Android Central While we're pleased to see that the HTC Magic is...

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Contest and Theme Sale from JC Designs!

CONTEST: Login to CrackBerry.com and Leave a Comment to this Blog Post for your Chance to Win a FREE THEME of Choice from JC Designs.. 100 Free Themes to be Won! In honor of CrackBerry.com passing the One Million Member Milestone, our friends at JC Designs / GadgetBean wanted to do up something a little special for CrackBerry Nation. What could be better than a contest, a sale, and some...

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Air Traffic Control for the Storm Updated to version 2.0

When we posted about the release of Air Traffic Control for the BlackBerry Storm last weekend, it was met with a lot of excitement from the Storm community. So much so in fact that it's now the #1 Selling Game in the CrackBerry App Store. With that excitement came a lot of feedback, and it seems the developers at Mobigloo were listening as they've now released version 2.0 which features the...

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Click's Picks! BlackBerry Media Roundup 032

Click's Picks! BlackBerry Media Roundup 032

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. BLACKBERRY WALLPAPERS Now for my top wallpapers, I have gone through our database and picked 4 Wallpapers for each of the 6 big devices. Storm 95xx: Summer House Of Night Book Series...

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