Can PageOnce Help You?

Can PageOnce Help You?

Life can be a little disorganized at times, between appointments, family time, bills, work and just about anything else that happens to pop up in the run of a day that may often cause chaos for a lot of people trying to juggle all those things. A new free application for your BlackBerry has been released to help over come some of those frustrations. One thing I noticed in the forums that gets...

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Qik Now Available For BlackBerry!

This is awesome!! Long something that was available on Nokia phones and even the iPhone, Qik has announced and released (I love it when a company announces AND releases same day... RIM could learn from this!) a version that is compatible with BlackBerry devices. Never heard of Qik you say? Well it's like this - it's a streaming video application made for your phone which allows you to...

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Mobile Syrup Goes Hands On with the 8900 Curve!

* Update: Sing it With Me - We're here for a good time, not a long time, so have a good time, 'till the pre-release videos come to an end. Video removed. * Rounding out RIM's surge of next generation smartphones (think Bold, Pearl Flip, Storm) is the BlackBerry Curve 8900, also known as the Javelin. We took a good look at the Curve 8900 in our pre-release review, and the fine folks at...

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Introducing Around SPE

Introducing Around SPE

You may not realize it, but the site you're reading right now is a part of one of the premier networks of smartphone news and review sites. We call it the 'Smartphone Experts Network' and if you haven't heard, we've recently added a new member to our family, Android Central. That brings the number of our smartphone communities up to five sites. You can find links to these sites and to...

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BlackBerry Storm Hands-On First Impressions!

BlackBerry Storm Hands-On First Impressions!

** Update: December 8th, 2008 - Listen to our BlackBerry Storm Review Podcast>> This review follows up the pre-release review, after having own and used the Storm ** A Pre-Release Look at RIM's First Touchscreen Smartphone Finally! Here it is CrackBerry Nation, my first hands-on impressions of the BlackBerry Storm. Unlike my BlackBerry 9000, KickStart and Javelin pre-release...

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Introducing Pinota... the 1st BB Adult Entertainment Network

Introducing Pinota... the 1st BB Adult Entertainment Network

I couldn't help but laugh when I saw this and I did need a quick break from the Storm Review I'm working on for y'all to read (it's coming... so have patience and quit sending emails asking when it's getting posted as they're distracting me from writing - I'm not leaving the computer till it's up and done!) so I figured I'd post this up for y'all to read in the meantime. Don't shoot the...

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What's Hot: New Web Signals Push Services Available!

What's Hot: New Web Signals Push Services Available!

Our friend Ronen over at BerryReview was browsing mobile.blackberry.com this morning and noticed a new link under the What's Hot section - New BlackBerry Web Signals! Rewind a few days to Day 2 of the Developer Conference, and the announcement of Web Signals was big news. Installing these services onto your BlackBerry allows for content to get pushed right to your device - saving you time...

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Does Having a BlackBerry Really Change a Person?

Does Having a BlackBerry Really Change a Person?

Dear Berry, I am a young professional female and I'm so excited the Storm is on its way. I have Verizon and I will be purchasing it the day it hits stores, and it will also be my very first BB. A few years ago when I was still in College I contemplated getting a BB because I really thought it was a cool phone that you could do a lot with. But, I then did a reality check that "I am not that...

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TODAY ONLY: Get Ziplorer for Free!

TODAY ONLY: Get Ziplorer for Free!

The only thing better than getting regularly non-free software for free is getting regularly non-free software for free on a Friday! It kills the the day and gives you the whole weekend to get acquainted with your new app!! For TODAY ONLY, the folks over at BlackBerry Insight are giving away Ziplorer FREE OF CHARGE. We're a little late getting this up, so HURRY to grab your free copy before...

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Stinsonddog's Tips Now Available for the Bold!

Stinsonddog's Tips Now Available for the Bold!

We have a few bits of news coming in this morning from our long-time pal Stinsonddog that are definitely worth checking out: BlackBerry Bold Tips Now Available - In anticipation of the Bold's soon-to-be launch on AT&T, Stinsonddog has released his popular tips' guide for the BlackBerry Bold. The current Bold guide is marked as v2, and is the 83xx manual made Bold specific. Expect a...

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BlackBerry Software Roundup for October 24th, 2008!

BlackBerry Software Roundup for October 24th, 2008!

A lot of good new and updated apps this week in the Roundup. While more major announcements like Gmail for Mobile 2.0 have dropped, I've picked up on some titles you might not have heard of in the news this past week. Covered this week we've got the following: New BlackBerry Software: Contact Hero, TeeDroid Caddy, TunesSync, Invaders!, tiggit mail Updated BlackBerry Software: BBSmart...

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Video: Side by Side - BlackBerry Storm, Bold & iPhone 3G!

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a video must be worth a million... or something like that. Anyways, I'm pretty sure this is one of the first videos out there that compares the BlackBerry Storm to the BlackBerry Bold to the Apple iPhone 3G. Take a look! And remember where you saw it first!!

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Officially Announced: Google's Gmail for Mobile 2.0!

I met two Google Mobile developers at the Dev Conference this week (yes, I got down on my knees and bowed to them), and while they wouldn't tell me what was coming down the pipe for us BlackBerry users from the big G, it looks like we didn't have to wait long for something to surface. From the Google Mobile blog: Today, we're thrilled to introduce Gmail for mobile version 2.0 for J2ME-...

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Video: BrickBreaker on the BlackBerry Storm!

Ok Ok.. so instead of keeping you on hold for my Hands-On BlackBerry Storm masterpiece, I'll put the vids and pictures up over several little posts and consolidate it later. I hate keeping you waiting, and this is blogging afterall... First up... the answer to that nagging question... what's BrickBreaker look like on the BlackBerry Storm????  Here it is... and it's AWESOME!

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BlackBerry Storm - Tech Edition!!

BlackBerry Storm - Tech Edition!!

OK all you hardcore BlackBerry Storm junkies - While you're waiting for me to get together my initial impressions/review, I've got a fix for you. Take a listen to THIS MP3 FILE and check out the video after the jump. In the most recent edition of the BlackBerry Developer Newsletter, Mike Kirkup gets into some cool BlackBerry Storm details. It's geared toward 3rd party developers, but even...

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DevCon 2008: Through the Wide-Angle Lens.. of a Developer!

DevCon 2008: Through the Wide-Angle Lens.. of a Developer!

The first-ever BlackBerry Developer Conference is now a part of RIM history. DevCon brought forth some exciting news from RIM (App Center & App Store!) and made for some excellent content (working on Storm Review after I hit publish to this post!), but at the end of the day... err.. 3 days, this event was really targeted at one group... BlackBerry Developers! I bumped into the brains...

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BlackBerry Unite! Video Overview

I received an email last night from Blink Media Works letting me know they just produced a short video on BlackBerry Unite! Take a look above - if you haven't checked out Unite! yet, the clip provides a quick overview of the features and benefits of using Unite! This video is geared towards Bell users, but of Unite! can be used by anyone running their BB on BIS. You can learn more about...

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AT&T Releases Bold OS 4.6.0.167!

AT&T Releases Bold OS 4.6.0.167!

With all the news surrounding the AT&T Bold launch one of the questions I have seen frequently asked in the forums is "What OS is it coming with?"..well currently up on the AT&T Software download site is 0S 4.6.0.167 , this is the latest official OS that is available even the Rogers Bolds are now just getting their upgrade to 4.6.0.162, maybe some of you out there will wanna grab this...

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AT&T BlackBerry Bold Coming November 4th!!

AT&T BlackBerry Bold Coming November 4th!!

* Update: OFFICIAL AT&T Bold Press Release Just Crossed the Wire! >> This doesn't surprise us too much - when the October 27th launch date rumor surfaced we had hopes for it, but made note that early November would be more likely. AT&T on their earnings conference call yesterday now confirmed that to be the case: NEW YORK (AP) - AT&T Inc. says that the new flagship...

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DevCon 2008: Day 2 Roundup

DevCon 2008: Day 2 Roundup

I am exhausted! Day 2 of the BlackBerry Developer Conference proved to be even more action-packed than Day 1, with the General Session kicking things off early at 8:15am. Thousands tuned into our Live Blog feed, which if you missed and want to take a quick scroll through, is still available for viewing. I'll circle back to the live blog in the next day or two and add in photos/links from...

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