Click's Picks! BlackBerry Media Roundup 017

Click's Picks! BlackBerry Media Roundup 017

No Introduction Needed... let's jump right into this week's picks!!.... BLACKBERRY WALLPAPERS  Now for my top wallpapers, I have gone through our database and picked some new ones and old ones. I hope you enjoy my top picks for the week!   Rainbow 480 by 320 pixels - Bold Series** 320 by 240 pixels - Curve, 8800, 8700 Series** 240 by 260 pixels - Pearl and 7100 Series**  ...

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bOSX Zen Theme for the BlackBerry

bOSX Zen Theme for the BlackBerry

I'm loving the spree of awesome themed themes that have been popping up in our software store recently... the iVista theme, the PlayStation 3 theme, and now the latest creation from Z Man Designs, the bOSX Zen theme. It's fitting that the Z Man released this theme on July 11th. After all, it's a big day for Apple and this is a Mac-inspired theme. So if you're one of the many BlackBerry...

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CrackBerry.com 200,000 Members Contest Winners!

CrackBerry.com 200,000 Members Contest Winners!

Sorry for the delay in getting this announcement up folks - I had an *interesting* day to say the least (you'll hear all about it next week). I know the suspense is killing some of you! So in appreciation of your patience we decided to put up for a grabs a 6th runner up prize... And Now... I'm pleased to announce the winners in the CrackBerry.com has 200,000 Members Contest... GRAND...

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Dear Berry: Ouch!!

Dear Berry: Ouch!!

Dear Berry, I am all a twitter! I just ordered my very first Blackberry, and it is on the FedEx truck as I am typing this. It was supposed to be delivered today, but it never came so anxiously I tracked the package. The friendly computer on the other end of the line told me it was set to be delivered on Monday. MONDAY!!!! Today is Friday!!! I wanted to play with my new toy all weekend long,...

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BlackBerry Software Roundup for July 11th, 2008!

BlackBerry Software Roundup for July 11th, 2008!

Yet another eventful week with lots of new apps in this weeks' BlackBerry Software Roundup. Lets get right into the action. Detailed in this edition of the roundup are: New BlackBerry Software: BBSmart Shortcuts, Devil Hunter, Scrabble Blaster, Menstrual Calendar, Billiard, Bible Unleashed Updated BlackBerry Software: GoogleTalk, TaskMaster, Wallpaper Megaplex, gFlash+ Flashcards/Trivia...

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New Javelin Images!

New Javelin Images!

Ronen's "Secret Agent 001" came through with some sweet pics of the BlackBerry Javelin. Click the image above to see more images. Is it just me, or do you agree there's something about pics of pre-released devices that's just soo sexy?! Not much in the way of big news here, but the Secret Agent offered up a couple of tid bits: preference for the Javelin form factor over the Bold form...

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Hit Me On My BlackBurry Video Contest Winner!

And the winner of the The Hit Me On My BlackBurry Song Needs a Video Montage Contest is... drum roll please... NamelessLiar! He's won himself $200 in BlackBerry Accessories from ShopCrackBerry.com thanks to the hilarious and awesome video he created. Congrats!! If you haven't taken 3 minutes to watch it yet, do so now.  Winners in the CrackBerry.com has 200,000 Members Contest tba later...

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Podcast Episode 017: iPhone 3G & BlackBerry Thunder

Podcast Episode 017: iPhone 3G & BlackBerry Thunder

In Podcast Episode 017, Craig and I are joined by special guest Dieter Bohn of the iPhone blog as we chat up the iPhone 3G and all of the July 11th launch madness. Heck, we even become iPhone fanboys for a few minutes when Dieter busts out the lightsaber app (diehard CrackBerrys don't worry, we'll change our tune next episode when Dieter isn't on the line to defend it...LOL...

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Win a New BlackBerry: Battle of the Ringtone DJS!

Win a New BlackBerry: Battle of the Ringtone DJS!

Tonemine.com and DJ Tutor, the youtube DJ sensation personally invite you to take the title of The Ultimate Ringtone DJ! “Battle of the Ringtone DJs” is the first ever ringtone contest for DJs, turntablists, MCs or your all around music lover! Using ToneMine.com’s ringtone mashup capabilities, this contest puts your sound right at the public’s fingertips. Each contestant will be able to...

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FCC, It's as Easy as 1-2-3

FCC, It's as Easy as 1-2-3

Not that this was ever in any doubt, but it's good to see the BlackBerry Bold has now received the FCC stamp of approval and can now be sold in the good ole US of A. OK AT&T, the ball err... BlackBerry is in your court. Get to it! [ Phone Arena via RIMarkable via BBCool ]

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Explanation: The Improved Sound of the BlackBerry Bold

Explanation: The Improved Sound of the BlackBerry Bold

I meant to write this story up over a month ago after returning home from WES, but between all of the KickStart, Javelin and Thunder hype of the past few weeks it totally slipped my mind (CrackBerry A.D.D. is a real disorder ya know!). So here it is, back to the device of now, the BlackBerry Bold... One of the things I first noticed upon firing up my BlackBerry Bold, and have continued...

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BlackBerry Overtime is a Lawsuit Waiting to Happen?

BlackBerry Overtime is a Lawsuit Waiting to Happen?

In yet another example of the recent furor about BlackBerry overtime, legal experts are now warning employers that lawsuits are just around the corner. Attorneys are advising corporations to re-think who they give a BlackBerry to, and suggest that non-exempt employees -- in other words, those eligible for overtime -- shouldn't receive a phone. Experts say that a disgruntled former employee is the...

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Bell and Telus to Charge for Text Messages

Bell and Telus to Charge for Text Messages

Despite the hoopla over the pricey plans at Rogers, and increasing pressure from the public in Canada, Bell and Telus both plan to start charging $0.15 for each incoming text message. Bell will start the new pricing on August 8th, with Telus to follow on the 24th. Though both companies already charge for outgoing text messages, this new attempt to squeeze money out of people for something...

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BlackBerry Addicts Similar to Alcoholics

BlackBerry Addicts Similar to Alcoholics

Researchers at Rutgers-Camden University and the University of Northampton found that about a third of BlackBerry users show signs that are similar in many way to alcoholism. Psychologist Glenn Wilson pointed out that the compulsive need to answer emails led to changing direction often, making people tired and distracted. He even said that the constant flow of emails and text messages was more...

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Rogers iPhone 3G Data Plan Promo - Hope for the Bold?

Rogers iPhone 3G Data Plan Promo - Hope for the Bold?

** UPDATE: OMG... Rogers is ACTUALLY going to offer this deal for the BlackBerry Bold too! Praise the Smartphone Gods! Via Electronista... Company spokeswoman Elizabeth Hamilton also notes that the 6GB plan isn't limited to the iPhone 3G and will apply to any 3G-capable smartphone sold by Rogers or Fido during the timespan, including the BlackBerry Bold. The official also doesn't expect...

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NERD FIGHT!! Thunder Rolls or Thunder Sucks?!!

NERD FIGHT!! Thunder Rolls or Thunder Sucks?!!

** UPDATE: Well, Boy Genius apparently has taken some serious offense to this post. None intended at all. Myself, CrackBerry.com and the CB community love the BG! Without him we'd have wayyy less to blog about, talk about and dream about.  But he's got his inside source, we've got our inside sources, and those sources have conflicting information. As for the 'ninja' thing -  We've known for...

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New Software: Menstrual Calendar for BlackBerry

New Software: Menstrual Calendar for BlackBerry

Taking my nightly stroll through the ShopCrackBerry.com software store I stumbled upon this new app for all the lady CrackBerry Addicts out there and just felt an immediate responsbility to post on it... Allow me to introduce you to Menstrual Calendar for BlackBerry. Developed by S4BB, Menstrual Calendar for BlackBerry allows you to keep track of your period. Features include: Benefits:...

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Podcast Episode 017: Getting Recorded this Thursday!

Podcast Episode 017: Getting Recorded this Thursday!

Don't get too excited by this post! There's no podcast to listen to quite just yet. Craig and I have been hammering out our summer recording schedule, and we've decided on Thursday evenings for the next couple of months, with the podcast going live on Friday morning. That said, you still have time to get in your BlackBerry related questions and comments for us to talk about on the show. Email...

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Free Online BlackBerry Technical Seminar Today!

Free Online BlackBerry Technical Seminar Today!

I almost forgot about this, but luckily our buddies remembered and it seems registration is still open! Today, Wednesday, July 9th marks the BlackBerry Technical Seminar 2008. It's a free, online, all-day seminar geared towards those who work in the world of BlackBerry - admins, managers, developers, CIOs and hardcore BlackBerry Addicts (I successfully signed up for the event, so I guess...

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Google Talk Updated to Version 2.1.33

Google Talk Updated to Version 2.1.33

Ronen pointed out yesterday that Google talk has been updated to version 2.1.33. I'm not really a GTalk user (though I seem to be on every other messenger app), but the early comments point to some minor, yet welcomed improvements: smoother, more stable minor improvements to the GUI ability to save chats to the device or media card ability to group messages in a chat  And of course,...

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