Leaked: OS 4.6.1.144 for the BlackBerry Curve 8900

Leaked: OS 4.6.1.144 for the BlackBerry Curve 8900

If you're a BlackBerry junkie looking for tweaked operating systems for your device, it seems to pay off to stay up late on the forums! While OS 4.6.1.133 is just becoming official for the 8900, it seems a newer version, OS 4.6.1.144 has already emerged in the wild. I just installed without a hitch. Time to go play and see what's new (watch this thread for findings). * Keep in mind this...

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Think You're a Fast Typer? Prove it with TyperSpeed!

Think You're a Fast Typer? Prove it with TyperSpeed!

Fabian Heuwieser has released yet another fun and useful app for the BlackBerry, and man oh man have I been killing time on this one. For $2.95 to buy, TyperSpeed is a basic app that measures just how fast you can pound out messages on your BlackBerry. Here's the product description on TyperSpeed: This application is for everyone who wants to get a view on how fast he/she can type on...

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FREE Beta: File Manager Pro for BlackBerry

FREE Beta: File Manager Pro for BlackBerry

The folks at Terra Mobility are getting ready to release their new app, File Manager Pro, but prior to full launch they're giving the Beta away for FREE so they can work out any potentially uncaught bugs and make sure it's perfect. So if you like Free Betas (and who doesn't?!) give this a go and be sure to report back in the comments with your findings! Terra Mobility is pleased to...

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BlackBerrius Maximus - Part VIII - All for One and One for All

BlackBerrius Maximus - Part VIII - All for One and One for All

When last we spoke, I was trying to choose my "device of choice" among my many BlackBerrys. I have settled (at least for now) on my Storm. It does pretty much everything I would want a device to do. So much so, that I posed a challenge to myself - "what if I didn't use anything that was electronic for an entire day - except my BlackBerry Storm?" Now, this was intriguing - I would...

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Express Yourself With The Awesome Ego Theme!

Man! Theme developers are really stretching the limits of the Plazmic Content Developer's Kit these days. We have seen a ton of new themes just flowing in on a daily basis, with each of these latest themes bringing something new to the table. This time around John from JC Designs unleashes EGO to the world. Built with the user's own expression in mind, this theme hides away all the stuff...

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Your BlackBerry Online, With Skydeck

While catching up on my inbox Sunday night, I came across an email I missed looking at earlier in the week from Skydeck letting me know about their new just out of beta service for BlackBerry smartphones. It's kind of interesting - I'm definitely looking forward to hearing CrackBerry Nation's thoughts on this one! Skydeck brings RIM devices to life online. It is for smartphone users who...

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Updated: Media Studio for BlackBerry v2.5 w/ Storm Support!

Updated: Media Studio for BlackBerry v2.5 w/ Storm Support!

With RIM launching devices with higher and higher resolution screens and the inclusion of the DivX and XviD video codecs being built into numerous devices, people are now realizing what great media capabilities their BlackBerry smartphones have. The high resolution screen makes for a great media fix while riding the train or bus to work or even just sitting in the local Starbucks having a...

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Winners Announcement: 15 BlackBerry Unlock Codes!

Winners Announcement: 15 BlackBerry Unlock Codes!

Courtesy of the good folks at Horizon Wireless, we had 15 FREE Unlock Codes for the  BlackBerry Curve 8900 (or any other BlackBerry smartphone!) to give away. And the winners are..... stutter55 robson21 intenseone JES600 BerryT4R Dark Cobra dsten15 wcihlu Runell A nicoburp blacque nyne7lac chris215 Busterwolf16 ekc Winners: Congrats! You'll be receiving an email from...

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Best Yet? OS 4.7.0.99 Leaked for the BlackBerry Storm 9530

Best Yet? OS 4.7.0.99 Leaked for the BlackBerry Storm 9530

Update: Calling All Storm 9500 owners. I stumbled upon 4.7.0.100 for you guys! Notice the blog post title starts with Best Yet followed by a question mark? That's because every time one of these unofficial Storm OS updates surfaces in the wild and I deem it Best Yet out of starting gates, by the end of the week the tune changes as every little detail is picked up on by hardcore Storm...

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New: Premium Hedone Design "Se7en" Theme

New: Premium Hedone Design "Se7en" Theme

As some of you may very well know, Windows 7 Beta has been available for a while now and with that availability comes adoration of the new Windows 7 eye candy... it looks good! For the techies and Windows-lovers in the crowd, thanks to Hedone Design you can now replicate the Windows 7 look on your BlackBerry. Hedone let us know about his new Windows 7 Replica theme, Se7en, that even includes...

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Buzz Me - Have Your Berry Vibrate & Ring At The Same Time!

Buzz Me - Have Your Berry Vibrate & Ring At The Same Time!

Here's another case of something that really should be a core function of the native BlackBerry OS but is not. Buzz Me was recently announced in the CrackBerry forums  and its main function when installed is to make your device vibrate and ring at the same time. Simple logic and something that a lot of BlackBerry users have the urge to do, making it a great little app to add to your downloads...

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FREE: BBTetris for the BlackBerry Bold

FREE: BBTetris for the BlackBerry Bold

* Updated: Follow Papped's Tetris for the Bold forum thread to stay on top of the latest updates for this app! * Need a fun, addicting and FREE game to play on your BlackBerry Bold this weekend? Then you'll want to check out BBTetris! BlackBerry Addict and CrackBerry member Papped optimized the game for the Bold but it may work on other trackball models as well (install at own risk). You...

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New E-Book: BlackBerry Storm Made Simple

New E-Book: BlackBerry Storm Made Simple

With many Storm owners being new to BlackBerry, the folks at Made Simple Learning have released their latest book, BlackBerry Storm Made Simple, which at 397 pages is full of useful information to help both beginner and advanced BlackBerry users get the most out of their touch screen Storm. The book is currently available in e-book format, with the print edition soon to be available from...

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Introducing Port3101.org : Your BES Connection

Introducing Port3101.org : Your BES Connection

A new site made its official Here we are World announcement today, and this one is geared towards the BlackBerry Enterprise Solution (BES) and those who are responsible for keeping the BlackBerrys running within businesses and organizations. You can read the announcement for Port3101.org after the jump. Introducing Port 3101, a new community for the BES Admin by the BES Admin...

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Updated: Viigo Tango 8 for the BlackBerry Storm Released!

Updated: Viigo Tango 8 for the BlackBerry Storm Released!

I was out and about for a few hours Thursday evening only to find my BlackBerry buzzing constantly with excited emails from Storm Viigo users letting me know that the latest version of Viigo (Tango 8 - build 3.0.856) has been released. This is the version we brought word of back from CES. Sure enough, Viigo sent out an email with the details... It has arrived! The Viigo Beta for the...

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Video: The BlackBerry Storm, Bold and Curve 8900 Compared

Been thinking about a new BlackBerry? Can't decide between the BlackBerry Bold, Storm or Curve 8900? If so, check out the video above. Zara of MobileChic let us know about the quick video overview and comparison she put together. In only two minutes she does a pretty solid job of summing up some of the pros and cons to each device. Whaddya think? Did she nail it? Missing any points? Drop...

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BlackBerry Software Roundup for January 30th, 2009!

BlackBerry Software Roundup for January 30th, 2009!

Hope everyone out there had a great January. Personally, I can't wait till spring. The countdown is officially on for me. Come March temperatures start to get a little more reasonable around here :) Covered this week in my Software Roundup are the following titles: New BlackBerry Software: PictureDial for the BlackBerry Storm, TalkLater, EveryHour, Ring With Vibe, Stock Manager, BeamReader...

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H7 Bold Theme Released From Jason Calhoun!

H7 Bold Theme Released From Jason Calhoun!

About a week back now Jason Calhoun sent me an email letting me know about a sexy new theme he had just released. So, I downloaded and installed it and I have to say I love it. The styling on this theme is just awesome. With the hexagon acting as the central point for all your mostly used applications, it makes it a nice theme to get around and utilize. Personally, I love the calendar on...

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Proof: President Obama Still a BlackBerry User

Proof: President Obama Still a BlackBerry User

In case you were losing any sleep over whether or not President Obama did in fact get to keep his BlackBerry (it was looking sketchy for a day or two there with Sectera Edge stuff floating around the web and on CNN) the proof is in the picture! The only question now is what do you think he should do to accessorize it? Stay naked? Skin it? A custom ColorWare paint job? Maybe a Presidential...

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20% Off EVERYTHING from Bplay Until February 1st!

This sale won't be here for long, so take advantage while you can. An email from Bplay just went out to subscribers (thanks to everyone who emailed it in also) dropping word that until February 1st you can save 20% off everything from Bplay. They have some cool new games and themes you'll definitely want to check out. To save Your 20%: Just use coupon code 'EMAIL20' at checkout!  Jump...

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