Best of Smartphone Experts, 14 June 2009

Want just the big news in the world of smartphones? Look no further! Screenshots of HTC Hero Rosie! T-Mobile's Samsung Bigfoot Android Phone Coming Soon Is Sony Building an Android Walkman? Catch up on BlackBerry - CrackBerry Podcast 037 Top 8 Reasons Why Palm Pre’s Got Nothin’ on BlackBerry New...

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BlackBerry Desktop Manager 5.0.0.8 Leaked!

BlackBerry Desktop Manager 5.0.0.8 Leaked!

It's been a while since we have seen a BlackBerry desktop manager leak, this time around though Ronen over at BerryReview was informed there was version 5.0.0.8 floating around so he decided to share that new version with everyone. Rolling in at over 300MB as it includes Roxio Media Manager (why?) this is a rather large download that has been split into three files. *Remember, this is NOT...

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Stitcher Now Available For BlackBerry Storm

Stitcher Now Available For BlackBerry Storm

We posted a little while back that Stitcher was available for the 8300 and Bold devices. We also mentioned that Stitcher was in the process of updating the application to make it compatible with the BlackBerry Storm. That time has come and you can now download the streaming audio application (which currently sits at version 1.1) directly to your Storm. You can start streaming podcasts...

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Click's Picks! BlackBerry Media Roundup 038

Click's Picks! BlackBerry Media Roundup 038

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 past. BLACKBERRY WALLPAPERS Now for my top wallpapers, I have gone through our database and picked 5 Wallpapers for each of the 5 big devices. Storm 95xx:     Telus Leaf Blue Pattern...

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Sneek Peak At The New BlackBerry Messenger!

Sneek Peak At The New BlackBerry Messenger!

One of the greatest functions of BlackBerry devices is BlackBerry messenger. Sadly though over the years BlackBerry Messenger has seen little to no changes in it's looks or functionality since it's incarnation. That is, until now. The Boy Genius has posted some nice images of the as of yet unreleased BlackBerry Messenger and I have to say it looks great especially with some of the new...

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BlackBerry Tour On Telus Website ... Kind Of

BlackBerry Tour On Telus Website ... Kind Of

Alright - so again, it's not really much, but it's a clear sign it is coming and that's good. Earlier today we posted about Verizon setting up their webstore for the announcement of the BlackBerry Tour by redirecting links. This time CrackBerry forums member E_P did some poking around on the Telus website adjusting file link names, and low and behold when the BlackBerry Storm image link is...

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Y! Fan For BlackBerry - Manage Your Yahoo! Fantasy Teams

Y! Fan For BlackBerry - Manage Your Yahoo! Fantasy Teams

The emails have been flying in all morning about Y! Fan.  Originally developed for the iPhone, this app lets you manage all of your Yahoo! Fantasy teams right from your device.  I know this is something that hardcore fantasy addicts have been dying for, and I'm glad this application finally came to BlackBerry.  You can do everything from accessing you league standings to viewing scoreboards...

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Hangman Game For The BlackBerry Storm

Hangman Game For The BlackBerry Storm

We've seen a bunch of great games for the Storm recently, and I can honestly say I'm glad they keep getting better and better.  I also think its great that a lot of them are being sold for $0.99.  The newest entry, Hangman, comes from Tafasa.  This is the classic word game brought straight to the Storm.  It has one or two player games, a library of over 2900 words, multiple categories, three...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for June 12th, 2009!

BlackBerry App Roundup for June 12th, 2009!

Another week, another Roundup for you all here this fine Friday morning. I'm hoping there's a little bit of something for everyone this week. Covered this time around in the BlackBerry App Roundup are the following titles: New This Week: LeatherBerry Executive Theme, American Sign Language, Hip Hop Dictionary, Stop Watch 2 In Case You Missed It: Facebook 1.6 for BlackBerry, LEDReset,...

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VZW Website Shows Signs Of BlackBerry Tour?

VZW Website Shows Signs Of BlackBerry Tour?

We know it's not really much to go on, but any news that puts the words "Verizon" and "BlackBerry Tour" together in a sentence is good enough for some, right? The good folks over at Engadget were given a little tip that by visiting http://vzw.com/tour, you will automatically be redirected to http://estore.vzwshop.com/bbtour - which of course is Verizon's online shop for purchasing devices...

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The Score Mobile Launches In App World

The Score Mobile Launches In App World

This should make some sports fans out there happy. The Score has launched their latest mobile application in BlackBerry App Word, so if you are in need of catching up on sports scores, this application should help you out. With scores, player stats, access to live blog information and detailed recaps, The Score mobile is a "must have" for sports fans out there. Currently supported sports...

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Epic Applications For Storm $0.99 Sale Today Only!

Epic Applications For Storm $0.99 Sale Today Only!

I just got word that Derek of Epic Applications has made all his Storm apps $0.99 for today only.  We have checked out a few of his creations like Word Shuffle and Berry Wars in the past, and had nothing but good to say about them.  You can get them both, along with Bartender Pro and Call Blocker (all for the Storm) for only $0.99 today.  Keep in mind these are all for the Storm only. ...

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New Guitar Hero World Tour Theme From Bplay

  Bplay has just let us know about an awesome new Guitar Hero World Tour theme. They are known for some great premium themes that never disappoint, and this one if no different. Even if you're not a fan of Guitar Hero, you should check this theme out. It has all the great Guitar Hero artwork, as well as a very cool "flame" icon highlight. The banner and meters reflect the game, right...

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App World Coming To Europe In July?

App World Coming To Europe In July?

  Its been over two months since BlackBerry App World went live in North America, and its seems that a worldwide launch may not be far off.  Our good friend Simon Sage posted on IntoMobile.com that a rumored European launch may be coming soon.  Italy is said to be getting App World on July 20th, so it seems likely that other countries would follow suit.  It's about time that BlackBerry App...

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Leaked: OS 5.0.0.100 for the Bold and Curve 8900!

Leaked: OS 5.0.0.100 for the Bold and Curve 8900!

Wanting to give OS 5.0 for the BlackBerry Bold or Curve 8900 another go? The last we posted in the blogs on OS 5.0 it was version 5.0.0.93 that was available, but now 5.0.0.100 has popped up in the wild for these same devices. CrackBerry junkies may want to give this newer version a download and install (download for Bold; for Curve 8900, but keep in mind that many of your existing apps may...

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Podcast Episode 037: The Three Cracketeers Sans Kevin

Podcast Episode 037: The Three Cracketeers Sans Kevin

As I type this post I'm staring out a hotel window in Miami Beach looking at the ocean, so you might say I've been a little off my BlackBerry game this week. BUT that didn't stop the three Crackateers -- Craig, Adam and Bla1ze -- from stepping up to record a CrackBerry Podcast for all our listeners out there. I just listened to the show and it's a good one! You'll definitely want to tune in to...

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Top 8 Reasons Why Palm Pre’s Got Nothin’ on BlackBerry

Top 8 Reasons Why Palm Pre’s Got Nothin’ on BlackBerry

The Pre is here; Palm recently released the much-anticipated Pre smartphone to the world-and the fate of the company very much depends on whether or not the device is a hit. Palm, former king of the PDA market, is attempting to pull itself back to the forefront of the smartphone game with the likes of RIM and Apple, and the Pre will no doubt be instrumental to its success...or lack...

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Verizon Gears Up to Release the BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8230

Verizon Gears Up to Release the BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8230

A post like this is torture for all those on Verizon waiting on the BlackBerry Tour 9630, but it's apparent that Verizon has to roll out their Pearl Flip before they get to the Tour so it's really a good news thing. Verizon has already officially announced the BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8230 and we've seen early photos of the marketing materials trickling to stores, and now internally we can...

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Noble- Premium Theme From Elecite!

Noble- Premium Theme From Elecite!

Elecite has just released a hot new theme for Storm, Bold and 8900 devices called Noble. This theme has just become my favorite theme out there, even the wallpaper on this theme is awesome. With 3 dedicated buttons that are placed nicely on the main screen and a hidden pop up dock that houses 6 or 8 other customizable icons (depending on device) this theme looks great on all three devices...

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Jim Balsillie Gets Closer to Moving Coyotes To Canada

Jim Balsillie Gets Closer to Moving Coyotes To Canada

ESPN has reported that Jim Balsillie is "one step closer" to moving the NHL's Coyotes from Phoenix to southern Ontario.  We reported back at WES that Balsillie was looking to buy the Coyotes and move them to Canada, and was even asking for community help via makeitseven.ca.  After a hearing in a US Bankruptcy Court yesterday, Balsillie stated: "However it works out, the issue of a...

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