SkyFire Alpha 2 Delivered To Testers

SkyFire Alpha 2 Delivered To Testers

Don't let the blurry picture fool ya. SkyFire is shaping up to be a very nice browser for BlackBerry devices. Recently the Alpha 2 build was delivered to beta (Alpha?) testers and with the list of bugs that are being sorted out SkyFire is once again showing that they are indeed dedicated to bringing an awesome browsing experience to BlackBerry smartphones. As with all Alphas though, in fixing...

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BlackBerry Storm 9530 OS 4.7.0.141 Fails VZW Testing?!

BlackBerry Storm 9530 OS 4.7.0.141 Fails VZW Testing?!

This really shouldn't come as a surprise to any Storm owners out there who visit the Storm OS discussion forum but it does need a blog post mention. BGR has posted information on what was supposed to be "next official OS" for the Verizon BlackBerry Storm. OS 4.7.0.141 was destined to be delivered to Storm owners but at this point has apparently yet again failed Big Red's technical...

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Pimp Out Your 8350i With Some Hot Themes From Elecite

Pimp Out Your 8350i With Some Hot Themes From Elecite

Some of you BlackBerry Curve 8350i owners out there may have been feeling a little left in the dark when it comes to theme availability for your devices. There's no need to worry about it any longer though. The folks at Elecite have been hard at work the past little while gathering up some of their best selling themes and making them Curve 8350i compatible. Read on for the full list of...

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Evernote For BlackBerry Released

Evernote For BlackBerry Released

Here is a great application that has been used on many other platforms and finally is now available on select BlackBerry devices. Evernote allows you to create notes containing text, snapshots, voice recordings, and file attachments. Once created, the new content is automatically sent to the Evernote Service, making it available across all the versions of Evernote that you use. You can also...

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Virgin Mobile Canada Adds Pearl Flip 8230

Virgin Mobile Canada Adds Pearl Flip 8230

  Earlier today, recent Bell aquistion Virgin Mobile Canada added the Pearl Flip 8230 to their lineup. This comes on the heels of Alltel's recent release south of the border. Virgin Mobile customers can snag the 8230 free if you are willing to sign a 3-year contract. A 2-year plan will run you $299, while a 1-year comes in at $349. There is unfortunately nothing new to this device either....

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Contest: 100 Free Copies of SmartAlerts!

Contest: 100 Free Copies of SmartAlerts!

Login to CrackBerry.com and leave a comment to this blog post for your chance to win a free copy of SmartAlerts. 100 Free Copies to be won!   Last week while I was killing time in my hotel room at WES, I stumbled across a fantastic application called SmartAlerts.  It comes from Bellshare -  the same developers that brought us BerryBuzz, BerryPopup and BerryWeather. SmartAlerts adds great...

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New: Berry Wars for the BlackBerry Storm

New: Berry Wars for the BlackBerry Storm

One trend in smartphone gaming is to either license and mobilize classic old school games (think Pirates!, Monopoly, etc.) or to simply develop new berry-ized versions of them (Sea Battle, BBtris, etc.).  Over the weekend, a new berry-ized remake of the Dope Wars and Drug Wars games popped up in the CrackBerry App Store called Berry Wars. If you're not familiar with the premise of this...

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Poptiq Mobile Video For Bold And 8900 Devices

Poptiq Mobile Video For Bold And 8900 Devices

The news from WES 2009 is far from over for us here at CrackBerry as there are still lots of things to cover and get a closer look at. One of those things is Poptiq Mobile video that launched for 8900 and Bold BlackBerry devices and is currently available through BlackBerry App World for free. Poptiq is a video service that allows direct to BlackBerry downloads of high quality video....

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8520 Going To T-Mobile Sooner Then Expected?

8520 Going To T-Mobile Sooner Then Expected?

Boy Genius got his hands on the upcoming T-Mobile / Walmart device line up and lo and behold as speculated, the BlackBerry Curve 8520 showed up on the list. Granted, speculation was made on a Q4 release for the device and that it would indeed be T-Mobile picking it up but this documentation pinpoints just a few more things such as a July release date and also reveals some price points which...

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Best of SPE, 10 May 2009

Best of SPE, 10 May 2009

Each week we bring you the best of SPE. This week, The iPhone Blog brings you a gigantic Birthday Bash Contest with a grand prize of a Factory Unlocked iPhone 3G done up, Colorware-style. Crackberry.com had the WES 2009 Conference covered six ways from Sunday, too. Meanwhile, Nokia Experts stood out as the single best place to find out all there is know about the just-released Nokia E71x....

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First Look: BlackBerry Onyx Spotted in the Wild!

** Images Removed at Demand **  NICE. Look what just got emailed into the CrackBerry tip line and posted in the forums! You're looking at the backside of yet another upcoming BlackBerry smartphone... this is the one that has been going under the codename "Onyx" to date. I'm sure we'll see a lot more details and images in the days / weeks / months ahead (can we puhleaze see the front??!). ...

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Click's Picks! BlackBerry Media Roundup 033

Click's Picks! BlackBerry Media Roundup 033

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 WALLPAPERSNow for my top wallpapers, I have gone through our database and picked 5 Wallpapers for each of the 5 big devices.Storm 95xx: BlackBerry CrackBerry Nation! Cavs Guitar...

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Fierce Towers: Tower Defense Game for the BlackBerry Storm

In the BlackBerry Game Developer's interview we posted eariier this week, Nickel Buddy let us know they'd soon be introducing the first tower defense game for BlackBerry. Here it is! Field Towers for the BlackBerry Storm lets you control the field in an effort to stop the incoming waves of attacking enemies. You can grab it for $4.99 from the CrackBerry App Store. *Warning* Tower defense games...

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Ubertwitter Beta 2 Launches With Loads Of New Features

Ubertwitter Beta 2 Launches With Loads Of New Features

Back in April we reported on the first beta of Ubertwitter.  It has been a huge hit in the last few weeks, accepting Twitterberry and Socialscope converts galore.  Today Ubertwitter released a new beta with a great deal of updates including better notification profiles, support for built in GPS, addition of keyboard shortcuts and more. If you're already an Ubertwitter user, or you're ready to...

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Leaked: OS 4.6.1.239 for the BlackBerry Curve 8900

Leaked: OS 4.6.1.239 for the BlackBerry Curve 8900

What a week this has been for OS leaks! We had two earlier this week, and now here is the latest 4.6 leak to hit the web. I don't know how much more it has to offer from 4.6.1.231, but give it a try if you want to see for yourself. Check out the forum discussion if you are looking for some feedback before installing. *OS Disclaimer - Please Read: Keep in mind this is NOT an official...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for May 8th, 2009

BlackBerry App Roundup for May 8th, 2009

Just another week of new apps to touch on this time 'round in the Roundup. Was an exciting week with WES taking place, but lets take a little break and look at some great app titles for your BlackBerry. Covered this week in the roundup are: New This Week: Dream Dictionary, Tripometer, Earthshine Theme for the Pearl, Blackjack Helper, Revolver Apps on Sale: Battery Booster, RDM+ Remote...

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WES 2009 Special Edition Wrap Up Podcast!

WES 2009 Special Edition Wrap Up Podcast!

* Note - we're still having some issues with our iTunes and standard podcast feed, so you may have to just download the mp3 directly at this link or listen in the player above (hopefully the player will work for you... it's being a bit wonky too). Thanks for the patience! *  WES 2009 is officially over. We still have some posts from the show to come your way over the days...

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WES2009: What's New at Viigo!

Readers of CrackBerry.com are no strangers to Viigo - it's been one of our favorite apps since day one and to date is the most downloaded app in App World. At WES we had a chance to catch up with Viigo's President and CEO, Mark Ruddock, who brought us up to speed on what is new. You can check out the video above for all the details. And if you still haven't given Viigo a try, you can grab...

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BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8230 Now Available from Alltel

BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8230 Now Available from Alltel

Alltel subscriber? Want a BlackBerry Pearl Flip? Then good news for you... you can now pick up the 8230 for $99.99 after a $70 mail-in rebate (2 year contract) through ShopAlltel.com or in-store. Click the image above for full details on the online promo. If you're planning on picking this device up, let us know in the comments!

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WES2009: 7digital MP3 Music Downloads for BlackBerry

Without a doubt one of the slickest app previews we saw at WES 2009 was for the 7digital MP3 Music Store for BlackBerry app, built by Develop IQ. The 7digital MP3 Music Store makes it easy to browse, buy and download DRM-free MP3s right to your BlackBerry, and the app is both sexy and smart. Example - if you're in cell coverage, you'll get a low-quality version of the song you want, which...

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