CES 2009: Poynt Does Local Search Right

Here's another BlackBerry application that is no stranger to the CrackBerry blogs. Ryan reviewed Poynt back in June, in August in made our list of Great Free & Paid BlackBerry apps, in October it was announced as a Finalist in the BlackBerry Developer Challenge (Personal Productivity and Lifestyle Category) and ultimately went on to be named a Grand Prize winner in that same...

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CES 2009: Pageonce for BlackBerry Smartphones

When Bla1ze dropped word of Pageonce in the blogs at back in October, he referred to it as one of the most useful applications EVER! In case you missed that review, you can check it out here. Want the Cole's notes version? Pageonce allows you to search out and add your accounts from literally thousands of providers (financial institutions, carriers, utilities, etc.) and bring them all...

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CES 2009: Verizon Navigator Walk Through

NIM aka Networks in Motion (rhymes with Research in Motion!) had a pod for themselves at the CES BlackBerry Booth where they were displaying their handywork via the VZW Navigator app found on the BlackBerry Storm. If you're not familiar with NIM, they do a lot of the backend work on these types of apps (AAA Mobile is another good example!). Nothing too exciting here for Verizon...

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CES 2009: iLane Lets You Hear Your Email and More

iLane was on hand at CES displaying their new hands-free solution for BlackBerry. What is iLane? Here's some of the official verbage... iLane is an intelligent, portable device that lets you control your smartphone using simple voice commands when you're inside your vehicle. Hear verbal notification of incoming emails as they're received Listen as your emails are read aloud to you...

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CES 2009: Dipdive App for BlackBerry

During the keynote speech at the BlackBerry Developer Conference a few months back, Will.I.Am took the stage to show off his favorite new application, Dipdive for BlackBerry. He was also in Vegas last week to pick up an award and to hang at the BlackBerry booth for a couple of hours (I just missed him) and show off Dipdive. This isn't exactly a mass consumer application, rather, Dipdive...

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CES 2009: AP Mobile News for BlackBerry

Associated Press was on hand at RIM's BlackBerry booth at the Consumer Electronics Show last week showing off their AP Mobile News App. We have dropped word of this feature rich news reader a couple times in the past, both when it launched and when it became available for the Storm. If you haven't seen this app in action before, you'll want to check out the video above! Maria gave me a...

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T-mobile 8900 Pricing And Launch Date for Biz Customers!

T-mobile 8900 Pricing And Launch Date for Biz Customers!

The T-Mobile 8900 saga continues as the day of February 11th may seem miles away for those who have waited this long for the device to show up. Now we have heard on many occasions that business customers are going to get an early launch of this device on January 19th. But what we have not heard is any sort of indication on pricing for said business customers, untill now that is.Corporate...

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Introducing DroidBerry for the BlackBerry Bold

Introducing DroidBerry for the BlackBerry Bold

Now this is some awesome stuff we got going on here! Jason Calhoun dropped by the forums yesterday to let the CrackBerry Nation know about his hottest new theme for the BlackBerry Bold. I have to say I’m blown away by this one - the time he spent on DroidBerry really shows. Styled of course after the Android mobile operating system, this theme looks sharp, with 5 homescreen icons that are...

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PreCentral.net - Your # 1 Source For All Things Palm Pre!

PreCentral.net - Your # 1 Source For All Things Palm Pre!

I'd like to pause the BlackBerry news for a minute to give a big CrackBerry welcome to our new sibling site, PreCentral.net, your #1 Source For All Things Palm Pre! PreCentral.net is the newest member of the Smartphone Experts family of sites and as you may expect, is going to be closely tied to the always-popular TreoCentral.com. You can expect PreCentral.net to be the leading Palm Pre...

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SocialScope Amps Up The Twitter Game

SocialScope Amps Up The Twitter Game

    While traveling for CES last week I was in pursuit of another Twitter application to use so I could update my own feed via TwitterBerry as well as the CrackBerry feed from one device. On Friday I finally received an invite to Socialscope the newest player in the Twitter game (keep reading after the jump - we have 200 free invites to give away!).  For the longest time I had been a big...

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Get Tiltris Game, Free For BlackBerry Storm!

Time to show all you Storm owners out there some love of course! BBWorld.info found this interesting game floating around on GetJar. As seen in the video it's basically Tetris with a twist, quite literally. Tiltris makes use of the Storm's built in accelerometer and looks like it will have you twisting, turning and ...umm... in my case, cussing in no time. You can grab the download from...

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BeamReader For BlackBerry Moves Out Of Beta!

BeamReader For BlackBerry Moves Out Of Beta!

I got an email yesterday letting me know BeamReader has now moved out of beta. SLG Mobile (formerly BeamBerry Solutions), which recently was a part of the BlackBerry Cool 15 and got offers from the BlackBerry Partners Fund has released version 1.0 of their amazing PDF reader application. What sets this apart from other PDF applications is its great ability to render PDF files directly on...

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CES 2009: Slacker Radio on your BlackBerry

When Slacker was first announced back at the fall CTIA show, on the live blog a lot of us were thinking Slacker Who? Since then, we've been getting educated in the ways of Slacker's brilliance and the Slacker Who? has turned a bit more into Pandora Who? (you'll have to listen to our CES Podcast to further qualify that statement!). Slacker was finally released during CES (not in Canada...

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CES 2009: FlyCast for BlackBerry Smartphones

We first heard about FlyCast at the BlackBerry Developer Conference, which left us all jonesing for its release which came in early November. The initial app was great which has given FlyCast a loyal CrackBerry following and at CES FlyCast sweetened the pot with a whole lot of platform enhancements. Check out the video above for an awesome overview by one of FlyCast's co-founders. And...

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CES 2009: Nobex Radio Companion for BlackBerry

CrackBerry readers should be famiiar with the name Nobex Radio Companion. They were a finalist in the BlackBerry Developer Challenge and after winning the BBCool 15 event at DevCon were chosen as a Grand Prize winner by the BlackBerry Partners Fund. We've of course given Nobex Radio Companion a thorough CrackBerry review as well. Therefore it was really cool to meet Nobex's President...

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CES 2009: SlingPlayer Mobile for BlackBerry

With SlingPlayer Mobile for BlackBerry finally available (in public beta form), many of you have already experienced the joys of viewing your SlingBox-recorded content on your BlackBerry first hand. But hey, it's CES and it's always good to see an overview of the product direct from the source. Enjoy! Learn more about SlingPlayer Mobile for BlackBerry >>

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CES 2009: Home and Entertainment on your BlackBerry

At RIM's CES 2009 BlackBerry exhibit they had a cool Home & Entertainment demonstration going on at least every hour on the hour showing off some of the cool things you can do with your device. The white leather couches were always packed when Katie and Becky took the stage to run through these awesome BlackBerry solutions, including Schlage LiNK, Unify4Life, SlingBox, Slacker Radio,...

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PocketDay Start! for BlackBerry Smartphones

PocketDay Start! for BlackBerry Smartphones

Everyday, you try to become more productive, faster, more efficient. You try doing something today and maybe you'll do it differently tomorrow, seeing if you can shave off more time. Besides being the ultimate smartphone, the BlackBerry can help you become better than you were before. Better, stronger, faster. Okay, maybe not like the Six Million Dollar Man, but at least a little better....

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New Storm Optimized Game: Solitaire Buddy Gold

New Storm Optimized Game: Solitaire Buddy Gold

Storm owner looking for a new game to play? You might want to check out NickelBuddy's Solitaire Buddy Gold for the BlackBerry Storm. The game has been revamped to work on the Storm's touchscreen, so you can easily move cards using drag and drop, or just by touching source and destination stacks. You can double tap the screen to undo moves and use finger swipes to change backgrounds and...

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Bawahahahahhaha... Introducing the BlueBerry L900i

Bawahahahahhaha... Introducing the BlueBerry L900i

I had to post this in the "humor" category cuz it made me LOL... If immitation is the highest form of flattery, then the good folks at Research in Motion should feel real honored right now. What you're looking at above (plenty more images after the jump) is the BlueBerry L900i, which is a knock-off of our beloved BlackBerry Bold. Head on over to ChinaGrabber.com and you can pick up the...

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