BlackBerry 9630 Given Another Once Over

BlackBerry 9630 Given Another Once Over

* Update: BGR has followed up with a quick video tour of the 9630, complete with the random reboot issue that plagues the 4.7.1.10 OS. It's such a NICE piece of hardware. Can't wait till its running at full speed. * Didn't we say when it rains it pours? BG has now gotten his hands on a BlackBerry 9630, and his views are on par with what we brought you in our first hands-on 9630...

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RIM Supports Earth Hour With New Site!

RIM Supports Earth Hour With New Site!

Listen up folks! RIM is reaching out to everyone looking for support to help out with Earth Hour. Earth Hour 2009 happens on March 28th and consists of doing something simple for one hour. Shut off your lights, that's easy right? Just for one hour (8:30-9:30). To help promote the word RIM has created a BlackBerry specific website. Complete with downloadable media such as wallpapers and...

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Superpages Now Available For BlackBerry Storm!

Superpages Now Available For BlackBerry Storm!

Another great multi purpose application has gotten a Storm makeover. Superpages for the BlackBerry Storm is now available via the Superpages website and looks pretty slick on the Storm's sexy screen and the UI actually seems to flow nicely as well. Not sure if Super pages is for you? Read on for more information and find out what services Superpages offers. And if you use Superpages already...

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Rumor: BlackBerry 9630 Headed To Verizon In May?

Rumor: BlackBerry 9630 Headed To Verizon In May?

We have been seeing a lot of the BlackBerry 9630 lately, heck we even got one on hand and brought you an up close and personal look at it. But as of now we still have no information on what carriers will be eventually getting the device (but we assume it'll pretty roll out with time to pretty much every CDMA carrier who's selling the 8830). We recentaly saw the 9630 show up on a Sprint...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for March 20th, 2009!

BlackBerry App Roundup for March 20th, 2009!

Another good week on the BlackBerry App front. This week I've got the usual mix of BlackBerry Storm Apps, mixed in with some themes, utilities, freebies and more. Lets get down to it... Covered this week in the roundup are the following titles: Featured BlackBerry Apps: StormYahtzee, BBSmart Alarms Pro New BlackBerry Apps: Fast Food Calorie Counter, Hangman, Kama Sutra, Color Popper...

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Ascarii 2 Premium Theme From Elecite!

Ascarii 2 Premium Theme From Elecite!

Elecite has been hard at work since the official Plazmic Developers Kit was released the other day. To my surprise when I checked out the site I was pleased to see one of my favorite themes by them has seen a little bit of a revamp. Ascarii, with its red and black color scheme and "sports car" feel to it has now moved into its second revision and is now Ascarii 2. Just like the original...

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Apple Community Responds To BlackBerry Bullet Video!

This past Friday the maker of the BlackBerry-revenge video above sent me in the link right after he uploaded it to youtube, but I passed it on to Rene at TheiPhoneblog to post first as it seemed only fair that an iPhone fan site get to bask in its 14 seconds of Apple glory. The video has now made its way around the interwebs, ending back up in the BlackBerry space. I guess it was really...

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Technology Tipping The Scales Of Justice?

Technology Tipping The Scales Of Justice?

In these days where social media and technology are ever growing on a daily basis there are still certain situations in which said technology is still not really welcomed with open arms, despite it being all around us. One of those places is in courtroom proceedings. Now we all know that courtrooms require you to not bring in cameras and recording technology, but these days it's tough to even...

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Weather Eye Updated For BlackBerry Storm!

Weather Eye Updated For BlackBerry Storm!

A lot of folks have their own personal preferences when it comes to weather apps for their BlackBerry devices. Personally I prefer to use Weather Eye more so than Weather Bug or even BBWeather as it just seems to be more accurate for me, but that of course can vary by user and location. Ever since I picked up my BlackBerry Storm though I have been using Weather Bug simply based on the...

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Pandora Internet Radio App Released

Pandora Internet Radio App Released

  It was only a few weeks ago that Slacker released their music player, and not to be outdone, along comes Pandora.  Fans of the service will be able to jump right in.  A quick install of the application and you're ready to rock (pun intended).  After logging in, the main menu gives you the option to create a new channel, start a "quickmix" or  play one of you created stations.  It takes a...

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IfByPhone Debuts For BlackBerry!

Ifbyphone has been released for BlackBerry devices and seeks to expand upon the functionality of your BlackBerry by offering you a wide array of business orientated offerings. If you run a small business or be it a large business, IfByPhone will help you keep you in touch with the people that need it the most. Your clients! Check out the description of the services below and be sure to...

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Rogers Increases BlackBerry Prices And Messes With Upgrade Eligibility!

Just when ya thought Rogers was starting to "get it" with lower data prices, reasonably priced devices and boasting of their HSDPA network, Rogers has gone and pulled some dirty tricks on BlackBerry users basically over night. As some of you Rogers customers out there may have noticed if you frequent the Rogers site often, is that all of their BlackBerry devices have seen a price increase....

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iPhone 3.0 FirmWare Still Lacking?

iPhone 3.0 FirmWare Still Lacking?

The good folks over at out best frenemy site in the world, The iPhoneBlog are all in glory today after Apples big announcement regarding their new 3.0 firmware which of course brought many *new* (see: Features other phones had for years) features to the iPhone 3G and iPod Touch devices. Sadly though, the iPhone (2G) was left out of a lot of that functionality. One of the things that really...

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Winners in the Where.com BlackBerry Haiku Contest!

Winners in the Where.com BlackBerry Haiku Contest!

I meant to get this up yesterday but, umm.. gotta little distracted. My bad. It gives me GREAT PLEASURE to announce the winners in the Where.com BlackBerry Haiku Contest. Demps2009 clinched the win in the inititial BlackBerry Haiku contest, where Where narrowed it down to ten finalists and we opened it up the community to vote, while Maven454 (graphic missing missing the first 4 - sorry...

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E-Mobile Preview for BlackBerry

E-Mobile Preview for BlackBerry

Alright folks, just when you thought they've stopped popping up on CB, I'm back with one more. Yes, one more notification application before the final showdown. To be honest, I've enjoyed testing out this and similar applications, as I've found this type of solution to be one of the most useful, in my opinion. The fellow BlackBerry Users and Abusers I've spoken with seem to agree with me...

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Sprint Roadmap Shows BlackBerry Niagara For Q3!

Image Removed at Request Ahh, these are the times that make bringing you all BlackBerry news and rumors so great! As you can all see from the picture above, we have a possible outlook on when and where we will see the BlackBerry Niagara (9630) appear. While this roadmap seems a little old at this point considering the Palm Pre is still listed under its "codename" of the P100, it has so far...

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Dear Berry: Give Up My BlackBerry for Lent?!?!!

Dear Berry: Give Up My BlackBerry for Lent?!?!!

Dear Berry, I'm having a real problem at home. I don't know if you have read the many requests by leaders of churches to give up our main communication gadget, e.g., Blackberry for Lent. Well my wife decided she would give up hers for the forty days but I gave up my favorite food. Ever since this decision I have been getting nothing but grief from her. We have been arguing and, I believe she...

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BlackBerry Gemini Loses its Shyness and Poses for a Pic!

BlackBerry Gemini Loses its Shyness and Poses for a Pic!

First BlackBerry Designed With Easily Changeable Face Plates?!! When it rains it pours! The Boy Genius just posted a sweet shot early this morning of one of the many new rumored devices in the BlackBerry pipeline, the BlackBerry 8325 "Gemini." You'll remember the Gemini codename dropped to the blogs a few weeks back among some initial confusion, but the quick concensus became that it was...

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Plazmic 4.7 Content Development Kit OFFICIALLY Released!

Plazmic 4.7 Content Development Kit OFFICIALLY Released!

FINALLY!!! The moment sooo many people have been waiting for. RIM has FINALLY released the Plazmic CDK version 4.7 which now allows for the legitimate creation of themes for the BlackBerry Storm, Curve 8900 and Curve 8350i. To all the developers who have been making free and paid themes using previously leaked betas, stock the fridge with Red Bull and get ready for some pizza delivery as...

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Yatca - New Twitter Client Appliction for OS 4.6+ Devices

Yatca - New Twitter Client Appliction for OS 4.6+ Devices

Yet Another Twitter Client Application has landed - no seriously - it's called Yatca. For devices running OS 4.6 or higher, this new to the scene Twitter app has some cool features. The interface is clean and simple and sports smooth fonts. The best part is that it integrates directly with your message inbox which is pretty cool. You can set custom profiles alerts for Yatca messages as...

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