Software Roundup: Special Christmas and Holiday Edition!

Software Roundup: Special Christmas and Holiday Edition!

In celebration of the holidays, I've put together a special Christmas Edition of the Software Roundup this week. If you're still searching for some more holiday themes, apps, or anything else to do with Christmas on your Berry, this is your chance to find out about it! Covered this week in the Christmas Software Roundup: Christmas Themed Software: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens,...

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Track Santa Via Your BlackBerry!!

Continuing a tradition that started in 1955 when a Colorado Springs newspaper mistakingly printed NORAD's phone number in an ad and a child called the number asking the whereabouts of Santa Clause, NORAD will once again be tracking Santa for all of us patiently waiting for the big guy to arrive. Things will be a little bit different this year though as NORAD and Google have teamed up to bring...

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New Cross Bar Extreme And Platinum Series Themes!

New  Cross Bar Extreme And Platinum Series Themes!

CrossBar Extreme   Platinum Series Not one, but two (three if you include the versions lol) sweet new themes have been released by JC Designs - Gadgetbean.com recently for the Bold. The first one being CrossBar eXtreme (video) which is an amazing theme that has a whopping 19 user customizable icons for the homescreen. Seriously, I can't think of any reason while using this theme...

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BeejiveIM For BlackBerry Beta 1.1.1 Released!

BeejiveIM For BlackBerry Beta 1.1.1 Released!

All you Bold and Curve 8900 BeejiveIM users out there should be happy with this post. The application has been updated to version 1.1.1 and addresses a lot of the bugs that were present in previous builds and also includes message list integration. New to BeejiveIM? It's a great application that allows you to stay connected to all of your instant messaging buddies simultaneously on AIM, MSN/...

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TalkLock™ (BETA) For BlackBerry Storm!

TalkLock™ (BETA) For BlackBerry Storm!

All you Storm owners out there who have issues with the fact the Storm does not have a proximity sensor for when you are on calls are gonna dig this. CellAvant has launched a new free application that is gonna help you out with this issue. TalkLock starts a few seconds after a call is connected, and blocks touch screen actions. This prevents screen presses from launching apps or any...

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1,000 FREE COPIES OF AERIZE EMAIL ALERTS! FIRST COME FIRST SERVE SO HURRY AND GET YOUR FREE COPY!!

* Update: SORRY GUYS & GALS - It looks like the 1,000 free copies are already gone. That took less than two hours. I don't think I saw the announcement for this even pop up on any other websites yet, so I'm guessing it's a whole lot of CrackBerry readers (1,000 to be exact!) who just lucked in on getting Email Alerts for free. For those who didn't get to take advantage of this freebie,...

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Contest: Win a CrackBerry Coveroo for your BlackBerry!

Contest: Win a CrackBerry Coveroo for your BlackBerry!

10 CrackBerry Coveroos to Be Won!Just login to CrackBerry.com and Leave a Comment to this Post! w00t! I've got my BlackBerry Bold back! After Rene posted up his Round Robin BlackBerry Bold review yesterday, he was good enough to head to the UPS store and have it shipped to me express. In anticipation of FINALLY getting my BlackBerry Bold back, I had a special present waiting here to...

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Telenav Now Supports BlackBerry Storm!!

Telenav Now Supports BlackBerry Storm!!

If anyone out there with a Storm is planning on doing some travelling over the holidays, today may be a great day to look into Telenav's latest offering of its navigator application as it was just updated to fully support the Storm. In addition to the update Telenav is offering the service free for 30 days from their site. After the 30 day trial is up you'll be looking at $9.99/mo. for the...

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PeeKaWho Gets Updated - Win a Free Copy!!

PeeKaWho Gets Updated - Win a Free Copy!!

If you're a BlackBerry user and still don't know what PeeKaWho is, you'd better pause your reading for a second and click here, here and here to learn what you've been missing. Now that you're up to speed with what PeeKaWho was, let's take a quick look at how this already awesome email/SMS alert application has gotten even better with the release of version 1.2. What's NEW in PeeKaWho...

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The Gadget Show's Touchscreen Smartphone Showdown

Over the weekend I posted my First Impressions video of the HTC Fuze, and well, it wasn't very pretty. Over at our sister site WMExperts.com, you can imagine they were less than thrilled. Dieter did post a good tip for me though that has me feeling more comfortable on Fuze's touchscreen (so much so that I had to scrap my half-written Fuze review and start over as the first draft was now too...

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Smartphone Round Robin Live! On AirTonight at 8pm EST!

Smartphone Round Robin Live! On AirTonight at 8pm EST!

No plans for tonight? You do now! Tonight at 8pm EST, if you're a fan of the Smartphone Round Robin you will want to point your computer's web browser over to tipb.com/live to tune into our second Smartphone Round Robin Roundtable Podcast. To kick it up a notch for part deux, this time we'll be recording live. Not only will you be able to hear all of the SPE editors argue back and forth...

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PodTrapper – A BlackBerry Podcast Aggregator and Player

PodTrapper – A BlackBerry Podcast Aggregator and Player

Kevin and I love recording the CrackBerry.com podcast, and we know that all of you Addicts in the CrackBerry.com community enjoy listening to it. It is certainly possible to install a Podcast Aggregator on your computer and use the BlackBerry/Roxio combination to move those downloaded podcasts to your BlackBerry when you cradle it, but it is not as organized as it could be. Roxio sees...

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Storm Developers Wanted - Win 50,000 Euros!!!

Storm Developers Wanted - Win 50,000 Euros!!!

Calling all BlackBerry Software Developers!! The time has come to kick things into high gear for your Storm apps. Vodafone has launched a BlackBerry Storm Developer Challenge and the top prize is 50,000 euros! Second and third place can take home 15,000 and 5,000 euros respectively. From Vodafone... Vodafone is looking for the best application for the BlackBerry Storm. The brand new...

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Podcast Episode 027: 2008 End of Year Special!

Podcast Episode 027: 2008 End of Year Special!

We did it! Three weeks, three new episodes. What a way to end the Podcast year on a high note. In this 2008 end of year special edition episode (every show we record is special in its own right in case you haven't noticed!) we go through the news as only an Addict and an Expert could, and in the last segment reflect upon some of our favorite 'CrackBerry things' of 2008. We'll...

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Telus BlackBerry Storms In Stock for the Holidays!

Telus BlackBerry Storms In Stock for the Holidays!

I just received word from Telus media relations that Regular shipments of the BlackBerry Storm are rolling into selected TELUS stores across the country. TELUS just informed us they received a shipment of Storms that will hit Canadian stores today. I don't have the exact number, but consumers now have the opportunity to get a Storm in time for the holidays and well into the New Year...

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Round Robin: TheiPhoneBlog's Final Thoughts on the Bold!

[ This is an official Smartphone Round Robin post! Every day you reply to an official Round Robin blog post or forum thread on CrackBerry.com, you automatically gain an entry ballot for a chance to win a BlackBerry Bold, Spare Bold Battery, and Case Mate Second Skin! ]  Payback time! Over at The iPhone Blog, editor Rene Ritchie has followed up his initial impressions video (which you...

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YouTube Client for the BlackBerry Storm

YouTube Client for the BlackBerry Storm

This isn't breaking news, but after talking to a few Storm owners over the weekend who didn't know about it yet and receiving a few emails on the good 'ole tips hotline about it, it seemed we'd better get a blog post up asap! BlackBerry Storm owners, if you don't have it yet, the fine folks at Google Mobile have released a sweet YouTube Client for the BlackBerry Storm. To download, click...

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Bla1ze's Picks! BlackBerry Christmas Media Roundup!

Bla1ze's Picks! BlackBerry Christmas Media Roundup!

It's been a while since we have had a nice round up of media and it now being the holidays and all the time seems right for a new edition of Bla1ze's Picks! What better way is there to get in the Christmas spirit than by dressing your berry up with some nice Christmas wallpapers and ringtones and loading up your media card with hours of holiday movies?! None! Now while we did cutback on...

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Viigo CrackBerry.com Edition gets updated to 3.0.446

Viigo CrackBerry.com Edition gets updated to 3.0.446

  If you aren't a Viigo user - you should be, and if you are a Viigo user - Never has there been a better reason to updgrade! Hot off the cool-software truck is Viigo CrackBerry.com Edition version 3.0.446. The new version adds the best feature to date - CrackBerry.com has its own "service" within Viigo. Now you don't have to have all your CrackBerry feeds lumped in among your other news...

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Round Robin: AT&T Fuze / TouchFlo 3D First Impressions

[ This is an official Smartphone Round Robin post! Every day you reply to an official Round Robin blog post or forum thread on CrackBerry.com, you automatically gain an entry ballot for a chance to win a BlackBerry Bold, Spare Bold Battery, and Case Mate Second Skin! ]  I'm excited boys and girls! NOT by the AT&T Fuze -- you're gonna have to watch the video above to see how I feel...

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