Leaked OS 5.0.0.553 For The BlackBerry Storm 2 (9520)

And just in case you thought the leaks were over, here's another for BlackBerry Storm 2 9520 owners. OS 5.0.0.553 has just been posted over at BBLeaks. Again, we're still waiting for feedback on this OS release but it's there for those who want to check it out. Back up your data before you load up and you're good to go. *OS Disclaimer - Please Read: Keep in mind this is NOT an official...

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Skype Mobile For Verizon Wireless Available Thursday

It really hasn't been any secret that Skype was coming to Verizon. We just didn't know exactly when it was coming. The announcement today from Skype and Verizon has shed some light on the when portion. Starting tomorrow, Verizon users will be able to get their Skype on with quite a few devices. Intially, for BlackBerry users the app will work on BlackBerry Storm 9530, Storm2 9550, Curve 8330,...

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Leaked: BlackBerry Messenger Version 5.0.0.65

Amidst all the OS leaks going on it seems some folks have found that the Tour OS contained the latest BlackBerry Messenger release. After being extracted and an OTA made, you can now download BlackBerry Messenger 5.0.0.65. Of course, this is to be treated just like any other leaked item in the fact caution is urged when loading it. Be sure to back up your current contacts database. Download...

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Deal of the Day: BerryWeather Now Available For 50% Off!!

BerryWeather has always been a fan favorite among BlackBerry users who love weather applications. It features a home screen icon with temperature and conditions, weather alerts, multiple locations, forecasts, radar and more. BerryWeathers retail price is set at $9.95 but, knowing that it's a favorite around here we're glad to be able to offer for $4.97 for today only as a "Deal of the Day"...

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Leaked: OS 5.0.0.566 For The BlackBerry Bold 9700

Someone must have fired the plumber at RIM cause this is just getting kinda crazy now. Here is something for all you BlackBerry Bold 9700 owners. OS 5.0.0.566 just dropped. Overall the response for this one is that it has been solid so far. So give it a shot and see how ya feel about it. And yet again, make sure you back up your data before you load this one. *OS Disclaimer - Please Read:...

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Leaked: OS 5.0.0.571 For The BlackBerry Tour 9630

Leaks galore!! We know from all this Push to talk on Verizon news now that some variation of OS 5.0 for the BlackBerry Tour 9630 is coming to Verizon soon. Since we're not exactly sure which version it will be, we figured we couldn't go wrong in posting OS 5.0.0.571. It will either be the OS that shows up for Verizon or it will most likely be higher than that of the version released by Verizon...

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MLB.com At Bat 2010 Now Available for Bold 9700, Tour 9630 & Curve 8530

A few weeks back MLB.com At Bat 2010 was released, but sadly it was only for the Storm. I (among others) was greatly upset I couldn't fire it up on my 9700. We heard that it would be available for other devices after opening day, but it turns out dreams do come true. MLB.com At Bat 2010 has been released for the Tour 9630, Bold 9700 and Curve 8530 in BlackBerry App World. The app lets you...

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Paragon Software/Penreader has just released the Merriam-Webster's Third New International Dictionary, Unabridged app for BlackBerry smartphones. The app includes the same content as the famous paper dictionary, covering over 257,244 entries and 700,000 definitions, and provides fastest definition lookup on a mobile device. The application may be a bit pricy for some who can find alternative...

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Leaked: OS 5.0.0.554 For The BlackBerry Curve 8520

So much for the slow BlackBerry news. Yesterday we saw OS 5.0.0.554 leak for the BlackBerry Bold 9000 and the BlackBerry Curve 8900. Not to be left in the dark, here we have the leaked version of the same for the BlackBerry Curve 8520. No idea what exactly has changed in this relase so we'll leave that up to you all. Be sure to back up your data folks, but I'm sure you guys already knew that...

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Notify Your Contacts About Your Arrival with OnMyWay

OnMyWay is a new free location based application available for the BlackBerry platform by TeleNav. It is a simple notification application designed to assist users keep a person or group of people informed about your ETA to an event or location. Let's say you are at home, and due at a meeting in an hour. You can open up OnMyWay, input your destination, and select what contacts you want to be...

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Contest Winners: WordSearch, BeHoroscope, AddOnis and More!

Some good contests last week for some sweet apps. We'll have plenty more on the way this week, so if you didn't win in this batch you always have another chance. Thanks to everyone that entered, and congrats to all the winners. If you're looking to run a contest of your own, hit us up at editorial(at)crackberry.com * Note to winners: You will be receiving an email either directly from us or...

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*UPDATE - The link for BOLT ver. 2.0 is now available, download here* Kevin is currently in Las Vegas attending CTIA 2010 and sent us all off this little piece of information from the Showstoppers event there. What you see above in the pic is an early glimpse of what is to be BOLT 2.0. Releasing early tomorrow the new BOLT browser has many other upgrades coming with it aside from just...

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Leaked: OS 5.0.0.554 For The BlackBerry Bold 9000 And Curve 8900

Now, we know the BlackBerry news has been rather slow these days. But we always try to bring you all the best of what we can on the BlackBerry front. Today however, this is the best we could come up with in order to keep you all happy. You all don't mind some OS leakage do ya's? Naww, you guys don't mind. Standard disclaimer applies, back up your data before loading folks. Enjoy! *OS...

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As we reported a few days back now, the official Verizon update to the BlackBerry Curve 8530 OS has been released. Users can now get all official like with OS 5.0.0.508. Verizon seems to have been dead on with this update while other devices and for that matter, other platforms such as Android, have seen OS related delays. One can only hope that the previously mentioned Tour OS/PTT update goes...

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I love simple applications that make my life easier. Even more so, I love simple apps that make life easier and look good doing so. Splitcosts fits right in that category nicely. The application which was essentially developed using simple code UI offered by Research In Motion that shows how easy it is to make something simple, look great and functional. As the name implies, Splitcosts...

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Lucid Messenger Coming Soon To A BlackBerry Near You

We often talk hear about how BlackBerry Messenger is one of the biggest sticking items for BlackBerry users. Many, after having become accustomed to having it, do not want to give it up. One could argue (and many have, including Dieter) that the system being closed off from other platforms is not the best thing. But what if you could have a BlackBerry Messenger like experience across platforms...

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Official Tour 5.0 Update Coming from Verizon Next Week??

Since all of this Push to Talk on Verizon chatter came up, I've been on a bit of a crusade trying to sort out the details and just what exactly it means for Tour users. Our latest bit of information leads us to believe that come March 30th (the release date of PTT for the 9630), Verizon may finally be dropping the loooooong overdue 5.0 OS update. According to the above screencap, PTT will only...

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Accessory Review: Seidio Innocase 360 for the BlackBerry Bold 9700

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] The unique case leaves my ultimate decision on it at 50/50. I like the case itself - the fact that it has a screen protector and keyboard cover built in, but I'm not sure its really worth having those "bonus features" at the end of the day. The Seidio Innocase 360 two-part case snaps right on and holds tight. Its overall very sturdy and can...

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