Enter to win a BlackBerry Curve 8900 for you and 5 friends!

Enter to win a BlackBerry Curve 8900 for you and 5 friends!

** UPDATE: Yup, it looks like this is a DAILY contest, so each day a new prize pack of 6 BlackBerry Curve 8900 devices is being given away. GO ENTER!! ** Hey CrackBerry Nation, it looks like BlackBerry and T-Mobile are running a contest giving away the Curve 8900 to one lucky winner, and five of their friends. The image below says prize packs are awarded daily, but the contest rules say...

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Bla1ze's Picks! BlackBerry Media Roundup 024

Bla1ze's Picks! BlackBerry Media Roundup 024

2008 is long gone folks! 2009 is off to a great start for all of us around here at CrackBerry. Lots of stuff is planned for the CrackBerry Nation in the coming months as the community keeps growing. One thing I have noticed in the past year is that many more BlackBerry users are starting to utilize the media functionality of their devices and columns such as this one are gonna be used to help...

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Preview: Bolt Browser for BlackBerry - Get Your Beta Copy!

Preview: Bolt Browser for BlackBerry - Get Your Beta Copy!

We Have 1,000 2,500+ Private Beta Invites To Give Away. Details Below! * UPDATE 2: Gotta love Private Betas! From Bitstream... Sometime after noon Eastern today, the server handling the downloads "blew up." We are now in the process of switching over to a dedicated server we're confident can handle the demand. We appreciate everyone's patience. We expect the new server to be online...

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BlackBerry Theme Central Contest!

BlackBerry Theme Central Contest!

I think it's safe to say everyone out there likes to dress up their BlackBerry, be it with themes, apps or accessories. The good folks from BlackBerry Theme Central know this as well and have lined up a great contest for the CrackBerry Nation. From now up until January 31st when you leave a comment to this blog post telling everyone Why you are a CrackBerry Addict you will be entered into a...

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BlackBerry Software Roundup for January 16th, 2009!

BlackBerry Software Roundup for January 16th, 2009!

Plenty of time this week to check out lots of new BlackBerry Software? Why? Well, first off there have been a lot of releases... Second, it's been roughly -40 (Celsius) up here. A little too cold to get outside and enjoy the outdoors. Covered this week in the roundup are the following titles: New BlackBerry Software: VyMail - Visual Voicemail for YouMail, StormLock, Ez Weight Tracker,...

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The Funny Side Of Obama's BlackBerry Predicament!

The Funny Side Of Obama's BlackBerry Predicament!

Ronen over at BerryReview noticed this, but everyone knows of President Elect Obama's predicament with him wanting to keep his BlackBerry (who could blame him?) throughout his presidency. It just seems as though those pesky advisors of his are still going after him about getting rid of the device he loves so dear, even going so far as to try and force him to use some crazy Windows Mobile...

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T-Mobile.com - BlackBerry Curve 8900 is Coming Soon...

T-Mobile.com - BlackBerry Curve 8900 is Coming Soon...

In the past two weeks we have now seen a leaked release date (February 18th), a revised leaked release date (February 11th), an official announcement and rumored pricing (looks like it jives). What's the next step leading up to the T-Mobile launch of a new BlackBerry device? Ya gotta put it up on the web as Coming Soon! And I DO hope the BlackBerry Curve 8900 comes to T-Mobile soon!...

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Best of 2008 Cracky Award Winners!

Best of 2008 Cracky Award Winners!

We're half way through January which means 2009 is well underway. But before we get too much further into the new year it's time to hand out out some Best of 2008 Cracky Awards in a variety of BlackBerry & CrackBerry-related categories. Readers' Choice Awards voting came to a close in the forums this past Sunday, so after the jump you can check out the final results and see who gets...

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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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