What Would You Do for a Palm Pre?

What Would You Do for a Palm Pre?

OHHH BOY. This could get interesting. Remember the craziness that was the What Would You Do for a BlackBerry Storm? contest?? At our sister site PreCentral.net, they're hyped for the upcoming launch of the Palm Pre and are following our lead by today announcing the What Would You Do for a Palm Pre? contest. The prizes are awesome... they're going to give away FIVE Palm Pre prize packs...

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Memory Eye - Monitor Your Free Memory

Memory Eye - Monitor Your Free Memory

A few weeks back I checked out Meterberry for the Storm and I just recently got word of Memory Eye.  While Meterberry is currently just for the Storm, Memory Eye works on any device (OS 4.3+) and alerts you via pop-up if your memory hits a certain point.  It's a plain and simple approach and definitely a great feature for all of us out there who go crazy with apps and are sticklers for...

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One Million Reasons to Say Thank You!

One Million Reasons to Say Thank You!

What an exciting way to end the week and kick off the weekend! After celebrating our second birthday this past February, CrackBerry.com has just reached another exciting milestone... One Million Registered Members! There are many reasons why BlackBerry users around the world have signed up at CrackBerry.com, be it to get help or make friends in the forums, contribute to and take...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for April 24th, 2009!

BlackBerry App Roundup for April 24th, 2009!

Hope everyone had another great week. The weekend is upon us and I hope you're going to sit back, enjoy a cool beverage, and perhaps browse the CrackBerry App Store or App World a little. Sound like a good idea? Rolling into the weekend here are the titles we've got for you this week: New This Week: Add to Contact, Mastro Bolletta, Transformers Custom Theme, TalkLock, StormSlider, Mobile...

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T-Mobile UK Introduces “Pay Once” Plan For BlackBerry

T-Mobile UK Introduces “Pay Once” Plan For BlackBerry

Some interesting news came from T-Mobile UK yesterday, as their press release indicates they will be launching a "Pay Once" service which allows customers to purchase a full year's worth of Unlimited emails and web browsing for a total package price of £180 ($262) with no contract. Currently the only device available is the BlackBerry Pearl 8110 but for users looking to get a start with...

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My Verizon Account Information Application

My Verizon Account Information Application

    This one kind of slipped in under the radar, Verizon released their own account information utility for BlackBerry devices this week. The application lets you check account balance, pay your bill, check usage, plan, features, locate stores and change your voicemail password. This is a big help if you are always on the go. It beats Big Red's mobile site and it much easier to navigate then...

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Facebook 1.5 Update Coming Tonight - Issue Fixes

Facebook 1.5 Update Coming Tonight - Issue Fixes

After much anticipation, Facebook 1.5 was officially released earlier this week which led to a whack load of blog comments and CrackBerry forum posts and lots of initial feedback from the user community. Reading through, it became apparent that a few little bugs were present. RIM must be paying attention, as we received some intel today letting us know that users should check later tonight...

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BlackBerry 9630 to be Branded the BlackBerry Tour?!

BlackBerry 9630 to be Branded the BlackBerry Tour?!

All BlackBerry smartphone codenames must come to an end, except of course in the case of RIM's touchscreen where the "Storm" codename stuck. But in the case of the "Niagara" I think we always knew that name would eventually die, and BGR today has proposed what the final name for the BlackBerry 9630 may just end up being... the BlackBerry Tour. World Phone... World Tour... Music Tour......

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Sea Battle and Pirates - BlackBerry Action on the Seas!

Sea Battle and Pirates - BlackBerry Action on the Seas!

Instead of reading books in bed, lately I've been spending some time testing out a new BlackBerry app or two before dozing off. Or, what occassionally happens (as it did last night), is I find myself so engaged that it's 5am before I finally crash only to have my alarm wake me up at 6:30am. With Sea Battle and Pirates I found myself reliving my youth and the night time hours simply melted...

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Alltel Wireless CDMA Pearl Flip 8230 in "Early May"

Alltel Wireless CDMA Pearl Flip 8230 in "Early May"

We've been waiting to see some CDMA Pearl Flip in the USA news for a while now, and today Alltel finally announced that they will be releasing the Blackberry Pearl Flip 8230 in "Early May".  Most bets were on Verizon and/or Sprint getting the device first, so maybe they aren't far behind. It has been nearly 8 months since we saw the GSM Flip hit T-Mobile, and we could see the 8230 as early as...

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Skyfire (Alpha) For BlackBerry

Skyfire (Alpha) For BlackBerry

There has been a lot of ruckus in the forums the past little while over the announcement that Skyfire was looking for beta testers for their browser for BlackBerry smartphones. For those of you who don't know, Skyfire been available on Windows Mobile and various S60 devices for a while now and is finally here in all it's Alpha glory to all the beta testers who were chosen. With some cool...

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Leaked: OS 4.7.0.132 for the BlackBerry Storm 9530!

Leaked: OS 4.7.0.132 for the BlackBerry Storm 9530!

The drought is finally over Stormies. For all the hardcore 9530 users out there, we've got a new unofficial OS for you to download and play with. No, it's not in 5.0 stylings, but if you're itching for the latest and (hopefully) greatest you can can now grab OS 4.7.0.132 for the BlackBerry Storm 9530. Let the fun and games begin.  *OS Disclaimer - Please Read: Keep in mind this is NOT an...

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ÜberTwitter Soon To Be Updated!

ÜberTwitter  Soon To Be Updated!

*As of now the update is not currently available just quite yet, the updated Beta 2 will be released soon though* A little while back now we posted about a great new Twitter client that was available as a beta download. Now we bring news to all those out there who have downloaded and been using ÜberTwitter that it is soon to be updated. Those of you who submitted feedback may want to have...

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Lady Gaga Needs a BlackBerry 9630

Lady Gaga Needs a BlackBerry 9630

It's been a while since we've run an actual celebrity in one of our CrackBerry Sightings posts, but when I saw this picture of Lady Gaga walking out of Dolce & Gabbana I thought it would be good for a few comments from the guys and gals in the audience. As much as I love the BlackBerry 8830, I can't help but think Lady Gaga needs a slightly more sleek, updated BlackBerry to go with...

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StormSlider - iPhone Style Lock/Unlock for Blackberry Storm

StormSlider - iPhone Style Lock/Unlock for Blackberry Storm

First off yes, I do like having an iPhone feature on my Blackberry. Secondly, no - my next step is not to use a theme with iPhone icons. That being said, check out StormSlider. This application is a must buy in my opinion. It adds awesome functionality to the native lock function on the Storm, allowing you to swipe to unlock the screen. I was using the original free version and had some gripes...

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WES 2009 - BoxTone Lounge is back with Birds of a Feather

WES 2009 - BoxTone Lounge is back with Birds of a Feather

We were pretty excited last year to announce on the blogs the coming of the BoxTone Mobile User Management Lounge for WES 2008. For attendees, it quickly became the unofficial official meet-up location and place to chill between sessions. And for us, it became our place to record CrackBerry Podcasts and meet up with members of CrackBerry Nation. I'm happy to say the BoxTone lounge is...

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BlackBerry Storm Helps You Lose Weight?!

Our pal Brian sent us in the link to this latest Weight Watchers Online commercial and I just couldn't help but post... it gives some solid air time to the BlackBerry Storm and there's just something CrackBerry-esque about that cute orange Hungry Monster! The Storm was a good choice for the commercial - having used pretty much every BlackBerry I'd argue that Storm users burn more calories...

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Verizon Releases 4.5.0.138 For 8830 Devices!

Verizon Releases 4.5.0.138 For 8830 Devices!

All you 8830 owners out there can appreciate this one. All you 9530 owners, will be kind of puzzled by it. In any event, the latest official OS update to come from Verizon is for the 8830 and now puts that device officially at OS 4.5.0.138, which can be downloaded through Verizon's BlackBerry page. Seems like the wait for this one was forever, but the day has finally come. Now Verizon, can...

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Facebook 1.5 Now Officially Available for Download!

Facebook 1.5 Now Officially Available for Download!

It's here!!! Head to mobile.blackberry.com on your Berry's browser to download! * Note to existing Leaked Facebook 1.5 Users: If you previously were running a leaked copy of Facebook 1.5 on your device it sounds like you may need to do a handheld wipe to rid your BlackBerry of the leaked version's database. The official version doesn't seem to recognize the in-between leaked version, so...

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Tip Calculator for the BlackBerry Storm - 20 Free Copies!

Tip Calculator for the BlackBerry Storm - 20 Free Copies!

CONTEST: Login to CrackBerry.com and leave a comment to this blog post for your chance to win a free copy. 20 Copies to be Won! Cleric Software Solutions, developers of funtastic BB apps such as Fart Storm, Bubble Bust, Marble Solitaire Puzzle and Rock Paper Scissors Lizard Spock, have released a new app for the BlackBerry Storm called Tip Calculator. As you might imagine...it's a tip...

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