Contest: Win a Free BlackBerry App from SimpleLeap!

Contest: Win a Free BlackBerry App from SimpleLeap!

GO NUTS CONTEST: Login to CrackBerry.com and leave a comment to this blog post for your chance to win a free copy of Cram, Appetite or TalkLater from SimpleLeap. In a GO NUTS Contest you can leave multiple comments to improve your odds of winning. 60 Free Apps to be Won! For those who have read Ryan's weekly BlackBerry app reviews, you know by now that he's been a fan of SimpleLeap...

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AT&T Curve 8900 Going For $199 on 2/yr Agreement

AT&T Curve 8900 Going For $199 on 2/yr Agreement

What's this? A pricepoint for the long delayed awaited AT&T 8900? It sure is... BGR got a tip on some upcoming AT&T device prices via their price sheet for the South Western region which shows the AT&T 8900 coming in at $199 after $100 mail in rebate. Nice price for the 8900 considering when I purchased my 8900 through Rogers it was approx $350 with a 3 year agreement!! Also, as...

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WES2009: Secure BlackBerry Communication via MicroSD

WES2009: Secure BlackBerry Communication via MicroSD

During his annual tour around the Solution Showcase at WES 2009 last week, Research in Motion's President and Co-CEO Mike Lazaridis stopped at the Giesecke & Devrient booth to get an overview of their microSD product. This made me very curious to find out what it is all about (if it caught Mike L's eye it has got to be good). Basically, what they offer is a smart card in a microSD...

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Capture Life with vPost for BlackBerry

Capture Life with vPost for BlackBerry

It's good to be a BlackBerry abuser. The connectivity I hold in my hands (or belt clip) never ceases to amaze me. You can be on vacation, out on the town or at a job site capturing video, pictures and audio. It's always nice to share - you might send it off for others to enjoy. Even the more advanced users know that this isn't instantaneous, especially if (for whatever reason) you want to...

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CrackBerry Contest Winners Announced!!!!!

CrackBerry Contest Winners Announced!!!!!

w00t!!! Time to announce a whack load CrackBerry contest winners! Be sure to click through and take a look below to see if you're one of the lucky winners. If you didn't win, stay tuned... you know we LOVE contests and giveaways around here and your next chance to win is just around the corner. And if you did win, be sure to read our special note to you. BIG Congrats to the winners, and BIG...

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SkyFire Alpha 2 Delivered To Testers

SkyFire Alpha 2 Delivered To Testers

Don't let the blurry picture fool ya. SkyFire is shaping up to be a very nice browser for BlackBerry devices. Recently the Alpha 2 build was delivered to beta (Alpha?) testers and with the list of bugs that are being sorted out SkyFire is once again showing that they are indeed dedicated to bringing an awesome browsing experience to BlackBerry smartphones. As with all Alphas though, in fixing...

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BlackBerry Storm 9530 OS 4.7.0.141 Fails VZW Testing?!

BlackBerry Storm 9530 OS 4.7.0.141 Fails VZW Testing?!

This really shouldn't come as a surprise to any Storm owners out there who visit the Storm OS discussion forum but it does need a blog post mention. BGR has posted information on what was supposed to be "next official OS" for the Verizon BlackBerry Storm. OS 4.7.0.141 was destined to be delivered to Storm owners but at this point has apparently yet again failed Big Red's technical...

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Pimp Out Your 8350i With Some Hot Themes From Elecite

Pimp Out Your 8350i With Some Hot Themes From Elecite

Some of you BlackBerry Curve 8350i owners out there may have been feeling a little left in the dark when it comes to theme availability for your devices. There's no need to worry about it any longer though. The folks at Elecite have been hard at work the past little while gathering up some of their best selling themes and making them Curve 8350i compatible. Read on for the full list of...

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Evernote For BlackBerry Released

Evernote For BlackBerry Released

Here is a great application that has been used on many other platforms and finally is now available on select BlackBerry devices. Evernote allows you to create notes containing text, snapshots, voice recordings, and file attachments. Once created, the new content is automatically sent to the Evernote Service, making it available across all the versions of Evernote that you use. You can also...

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Virgin Mobile Canada Adds Pearl Flip 8230

Virgin Mobile Canada Adds Pearl Flip 8230

  Earlier today, recent Bell aquistion Virgin Mobile Canada added the Pearl Flip 8230 to their lineup. This comes on the heels of Alltel's recent release south of the border. Virgin Mobile customers can snag the 8230 free if you are willing to sign a 3-year contract. A 2-year plan will run you $299, while a 1-year comes in at $349. There is unfortunately nothing new to this device either....

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Contest: 100 Free Copies of SmartAlerts!

Contest: 100 Free Copies of SmartAlerts!

Login to CrackBerry.com and leave a comment to this blog post for your chance to win a free copy of SmartAlerts. 100 Free Copies to be won!   Last week while I was killing time in my hotel room at WES, I stumbled across a fantastic application called SmartAlerts.  It comes from Bellshare -  the same developers that brought us BerryBuzz, BerryPopup and BerryWeather. SmartAlerts adds great...

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New: Berry Wars for the BlackBerry Storm

New: Berry Wars for the BlackBerry Storm

One trend in smartphone gaming is to either license and mobilize classic old school games (think Pirates!, Monopoly, etc.) or to simply develop new berry-ized versions of them (Sea Battle, BBtris, etc.).  Over the weekend, a new berry-ized remake of the Dope Wars and Drug Wars games popped up in the CrackBerry App Store called Berry Wars. If you're not familiar with the premise of this...

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Poptiq Mobile Video For Bold And 8900 Devices

Poptiq Mobile Video For Bold And 8900 Devices

The news from WES 2009 is far from over for us here at CrackBerry as there are still lots of things to cover and get a closer look at. One of those things is Poptiq Mobile video that launched for 8900 and Bold BlackBerry devices and is currently available through BlackBerry App World for free. Poptiq is a video service that allows direct to BlackBerry downloads of high quality video....

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8520 Going To T-Mobile Sooner Then Expected?

8520 Going To T-Mobile Sooner Then Expected?

Boy Genius got his hands on the upcoming T-Mobile / Walmart device line up and lo and behold as speculated, the BlackBerry Curve 8520 showed up on the list. Granted, speculation was made on a Q4 release for the device and that it would indeed be T-Mobile picking it up but this documentation pinpoints just a few more things such as a July release date and also reveals some price points which...

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Best of SPE, 10 May 2009

Best of SPE, 10 May 2009

Each week we bring you the best of SPE. This week, The iPhone Blog brings you a gigantic Birthday Bash Contest with a grand prize of a Factory Unlocked iPhone 3G done up, Colorware-style. Crackberry.com had the WES 2009 Conference covered six ways from Sunday, too. Meanwhile, Nokia Experts stood out as the single best place to find out all there is know about the just-released Nokia E71x....

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First Look: BlackBerry Onyx Spotted in the Wild!

** Images Removed at Demand **  NICE. Look what just got emailed into the CrackBerry tip line and posted in the forums! You're looking at the backside of yet another upcoming BlackBerry smartphone... this is the one that has been going under the codename "Onyx" to date. I'm sure we'll see a lot more details and images in the days / weeks / months ahead (can we puhleaze see the front??!). ...

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Click's Picks! BlackBerry Media Roundup 033

Click's Picks! BlackBerry Media Roundup 033

Hey Everyone! We're back again with another exciting Click's Picks. Be sure to click through on the image above to see my favorite BlackBerry wallpapers, ringtones and video picks for the week.BLACKBERRY WALLPAPERSNow for my top wallpapers, I have gone through our database and picked 5 Wallpapers for each of the 5 big devices.Storm 95xx: BlackBerry CrackBerry Nation! Cavs Guitar...

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Fierce Towers: Tower Defense Game for the BlackBerry Storm

In the BlackBerry Game Developer's interview we posted eariier this week, Nickel Buddy let us know they'd soon be introducing the first tower defense game for BlackBerry. Here it is! Field Towers for the BlackBerry Storm lets you control the field in an effort to stop the incoming waves of attacking enemies. You can grab it for $4.99 from the CrackBerry App Store. *Warning* Tower defense games...

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Ubertwitter Beta 2 Launches With Loads Of New Features

Ubertwitter Beta 2 Launches With Loads Of New Features

Back in April we reported on the first beta of Ubertwitter.  It has been a huge hit in the last few weeks, accepting Twitterberry and Socialscope converts galore.  Today Ubertwitter released a new beta with a great deal of updates including better notification profiles, support for built in GPS, addition of keyboard shortcuts and more. If you're already an Ubertwitter user, or you're ready to...

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Leaked: OS 4.6.1.239 for the BlackBerry Curve 8900

Leaked: OS 4.6.1.239 for the BlackBerry Curve 8900

What a week this has been for OS leaks! We had two earlier this week, and now here is the latest 4.6 leak to hit the web. I don't know how much more it has to offer from 4.6.1.231, but give it a try if you want to see for yourself. Check out the forum discussion if you are looking for some feedback before installing. *OS Disclaimer - Please Read: Keep in mind this is NOT an official...

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