BlackBerry App Roundup for May 15th, 2009!

BlackBerry App Roundup for May 15th, 2009!

WES is over, and things are getting back to normal (well, as normal as they can get!) in CrackBerry Nation. As per usual, I've got lots of titles for you to check out this time around in the Roundup. I hope you enjoy this weeks' edition. New This Week: Law & Order: Celebrity Betrayal, Parking Jam, Wine Enthusiast Magazine Pocket Guide to Spirits, IM and SMS Glossary, tonePad Apps on...

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Exclusive: First Look at the BlackBerry Storm 2!!

Exclusive: First Look at the BlackBerry Storm 2!!

Update - October 15th, 2009. You can now check out our full review of the Storm2! Click below. * Original Leaked Photos Removed at RIM's Request - Click Image Above for OFFICIAL CrackBerry Storm2 Review * * Update: MORE PHOTOS ADDED! Sooo much Storm 2 goodness it's ridiculous. * BOOM. Here it is CrackBerry Nation, your FIRST look at the BlackBerry Storm TWO. I'm not even sure what to say...

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Wrath: Retro Shooter Game for the BlackBerry Storm

Wrath is the first BlackBerry app by Lone Dwarf Games and I have a feeling there's going to be a LOT of Storm owners out there who pick this one up for their device. It's an old school shooter game and it's a lot of fun. Wrath makes use of the Storm's accelerometer and the flying action is smooth. You can get power ups and different guns, kill some drones and fight some bosses. Definitely a...

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Make Sexy Time with Sexy Dice for the BlackBerry Storm

Make Sexy Time with Sexy Dice for the BlackBerry Storm

A quick glance at the two screen captures above gives you a pretty good idea of what mike240se's latest app, Sexy Dice, is all about. The app was created in response to a member request/poll that went up in the CrackBerry forums back in early March. You can learn more about this adventurous app (it's not for everyone) below: Sexy Dice is a 3D dice game for the bedroom, parties, and...

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WES2009: Secure Phone Calls with Cellcrypt

WES2009: Secure Phone Calls with Cellcrypt

Earlier this week we showed you Gi & Di's Mobile Security Card for secure email communication. Another attention getting BlackBerry solution that surfaced at WES 2009 was from Cellcrypt. They provide end-to-end encryption for voice calling to ensure conversations remain secure at all times. You can watch the video above for an overview and click over to Cellcrypt's detailed...

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Reznor Says: NIN App For BlackBerry Coming "Soon"

Reznor Says: NIN App For BlackBerry Coming "Soon"

I'm sure many of you reading this have heard about the Nine Inch Nails application for the iPhone, be it how awesome it actually is and the amazing features it implements or quite possibly you are simply aware of it based on the very, very questionable rejection it recieved when it was first submitted to the iPhone app store but then later was approved. NIN frontman Trent Reznor, never...

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SAP and RIM Announce Integrated BlackBerry Solution

SAP and RIM Announce Integrated BlackBerry Solution

While the common consensus these days is that RIM is trying to break through in the consumer market and thus far has done very well in doing so, RIM has not forgotten they deal with a great amount of enterprise customers as well. This was all too evident at WES 2009 where a lot of focus was placed on enterprise solutions, especially with the announcement of BES 5.0. This time around RIM...

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AT&T Bold Device Software Updated

AT&T Bold Device Software Updated

Okay, so it may not be a huge update, but it's an "official" update at the least. It looks like AT&T users are receiving emails that the device software for the BlackBerry Bold has been updated. The apps are at version 4.6.0.167 (up from .162) and the platform has been updated from .157 to .217. If you're a Bold user you can grab the software from http://na.blackberry.com/eng/update/ (you...

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WES2009: Bloggers Predict the Future... of BlackBerry

* Update: The Live Webinar is over, but you can catch the replay...just click the image above and you're there! * Normally us smartphone bloggers are hidden behind our desks and computers and cameras and copious amounts of mobile devices, but at WES 2009 last week a few of us got on stage as part of the BoxTone User Conference to talk BlackBerry Predictions live and in person. If you...

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TODAY: WES 2009 Enterprise IT Highlight Reel Webinar

TODAY: WES 2009 Enterprise IT Highlight Reel Webinar

If you're in the business of BlackBerry but were unable to attend WES 2009 last week in Orlando, then we've got you covered! Our friends at BoxTone and Port3101.org are going to put on a 90 minute Webinar today and walk through the highlights of this year's big show. It's most fun to listen live, but if you can't make it you will be able to hit up the archive later. Here's the official...

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Storm Rotation Wizard Lets You Control Display Rotation

Storm Rotation Wizard Lets You Control Display Rotation

Storm owner? Do you find your Storm's display rotates from portrait to landscape or vice-versa when you don't want it to? If so, you'll want to check out Storm Rotation Wizard from Mobireport (developers of Pimp my Pearl and Berry Locator). For $2.99, this utility allows you to lock the Storm's display in portrait or landscape, or you can choose to leave it on auto-rotate (the way the...

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Review: PrimeTime2Go from QuickPlay Media

Review: PrimeTime2Go from QuickPlay Media

"Watch your favorite shows anytime, anywhere on your mobile device." These very words are taken directly from the PrimeTime2Go website. We first heard about PrimeTime2Go last month when Kevin went to CTIA. He did a quick video review, and the very idea of having my favorite TV shows on my device intrigued me, however the service hadn't launched yet. While attending WES last week, I was...

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Real iBerry Blocks Icon Slide Theme From JC Designs

Looking for a hot new theme for your BlackBerry Storm or Bold? JC Designs has just released a fresh new Real iBerry theme for your devices that is sure to please. With hidden buttons for profiles and clock options and a slide in, slide out interface of 16 crisp icons and plenty of space to show off your own personal wallpaper this is a welcomed revision of the popular iBerry series....

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BlackBerry 9630 (Tour) Appears In Bell Inventory System

BlackBerry 9630 (Tour) Appears In Bell Inventory System

We've seen the accessories appear in Telus systems, this time around BGR got the above pic of Bell's inventory system showing the actual device being listed along side the $599.95 price which of course will be decreased by the time it hits market after Bell promotions and subsidized pricing kicks in. The $599.95 pricepoint will hopefully round down to about $199.95 which is more...

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Contest: Win a Free BlackBerry App from SimpleLeap!

Contest: Win a Free BlackBerry App from SimpleLeap!

GO NUTS CONTEST: Login to CrackBerry.com and leave a comment to this blog post for your chance to win a free copy of Cram, Appetite or TalkLater from SimpleLeap. In a GO NUTS Contest you can leave multiple comments to improve your odds of winning. 60 Free Apps to be Won! For those who have read Ryan's weekly BlackBerry app reviews, you know by now that he's been a fan of SimpleLeap...

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AT&T Curve 8900 Going For $199 on 2/yr Agreement

AT&T Curve 8900 Going For $199 on 2/yr Agreement

What's this? A pricepoint for the long delayed awaited AT&T 8900? It sure is... BGR got a tip on some upcoming AT&T device prices via their price sheet for the South Western region which shows the AT&T 8900 coming in at $199 after $100 mail in rebate. Nice price for the 8900 considering when I purchased my 8900 through Rogers it was approx $350 with a 3 year agreement!! Also, as...

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WES2009: Secure BlackBerry Communication via MicroSD

WES2009: Secure BlackBerry Communication via MicroSD

During his annual tour around the Solution Showcase at WES 2009 last week, Research in Motion's President and Co-CEO Mike Lazaridis stopped at the Giesecke & Devrient booth to get an overview of their microSD product. This made me very curious to find out what it is all about (if it caught Mike L's eye it has got to be good). Basically, what they offer is a smart card in a microSD...

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Capture Life with vPost for BlackBerry

Capture Life with vPost for BlackBerry

It's good to be a BlackBerry abuser. The connectivity I hold in my hands (or belt clip) never ceases to amaze me. You can be on vacation, out on the town or at a job site capturing video, pictures and audio. It's always nice to share - you might send it off for others to enjoy. Even the more advanced users know that this isn't instantaneous, especially if (for whatever reason) you want to...

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CrackBerry Contest Winners Announced!!!!!

CrackBerry Contest Winners Announced!!!!!

w00t!!! Time to announce a whack load CrackBerry contest winners! Be sure to click through and take a look below to see if you're one of the lucky winners. If you didn't win, stay tuned... you know we LOVE contests and giveaways around here and your next chance to win is just around the corner. And if you did win, be sure to read our special note to you. BIG Congrats to the winners, and BIG...

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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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