CrackBerry Birthday BlackBerry App Contest and Discount!

CrackBerry Birthday BlackBerry App Contest and Discount!

Sunday is here and that means CrackBerry Birthday Week festivities are coming to an end. We're going to wind things down this Sunday with a couple of BlackBerry app contests and deals. First up, our pal Fabian Heuwieser has hooked up CrackBerry Nation with the following... BlackBerry App Contest: Just login to CrackBerry.com and leave a comment to this blog post for a chance to win one of...

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Birthday Contest: 15 BlackBerry PhantomSkinz Up For Grabs!

Birthday Contest: 15 BlackBerry PhantomSkinz Up For Grabs!

Yup, that's right. CrackBerry Birthday week festivities are going the FULLLLL week. Next up, the good folks at PhantomSkinz are offering up some clear scratch protection! 15 lucky winners will be able to choose their pick of available Phantom Skinz for BlackBerry devices. You can click here to check out their BlackBerry offering. To enter the contest, just login to CrackBerry.com and...

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Niagara is the BlackBerry 9630 World Edition

Niagara is the BlackBerry 9630 World Edition

* Update, March 17th 2009: READ OUR HANDS-ON REVIEW OF THE BLACKBERRY 9630 WORLD EDITION >> *  (The CrackBerry World needs to see a photo of a real 9630... If you have one you can send it in here!) BGR posted some new details yesterday about the eagerly-anticipated upcoming full-qwerty BlackBerry, codenamed "Niagra". Word is the device model for the Niagra will be the 9630. The...

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Japanese BlackBerry Bold: Drop it Like its HOT!

Japanese BlackBerry Bold: Drop it Like its HOT!

This bit of news took me by surprise when I read it. Japanese carrier DoCoMo just recently launched the BlackBerry Bold and only seven days later is dropping it like it's hot... literally! Of the 4,000 Bolds sold right off the hop, some 30 DoCoMo Bold owners have complained that the device's keyboard area has been heating up. DoCoMo hasn't hurt of anyone suffering burn injuries or...

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Birthday Contest: Win a FREE Schlage LiNK System!

Birthday Contest: Win a FREE Schlage LiNK System!

Now this will be a wicked CrackBerry Birthday present to one lucky member of CrackBerry Nation. The folks at Schlage are providing us with a Schlage LiNK system! In case you're not familiar with this awesome and useful piece of technology, Schlage LiNK allows you to remotely monitor your doors and grant entry to your home. From any computer or cell phone with an internet connection, you...

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Birthday Giveaway: 5,000 Copies of iBee Farting... ON HOLD!

Birthday Giveaway: 5,000 Copies of iBee Farting... ON HOLD!

** READ THIS UPDATE: OK FOLKS.... Sad News Here.  Because EVERYONE has been trying to download their free copy of iBee Farting all at the same time, it has basically leveled the app store servers. Bitter sweet. So here's what were doing... we are suspending the Give Away for right now (a couple thousand of you did manage to get free copies in the meantime) and we're going to continue this...

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How To Use a Coupon Code at CrackBerryAppStore.com

How To Use a Coupon Code at CrackBerryAppStore.com

In preparation for some upcoming giveaways in our CrackBerry Mobile App Store, we figured we'd put together a little walkthrough/tutorial so if/when time is of the essence you'll know what to do! ** When we do software coupons, please note they will only work on the mobile app store powered by Mobihand (visiting crackberryappstore.com from your BlackBerry) and will not work on our...

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BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8230 Available from Bell for $29.95

BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8230 Available from Bell for $29.95

It seems Canadian carrier Bell gets to claim bragging rights as being the first carrier to launch the CDMA version of the Pearl Flip, the 8230. Whereas the 8220 packs WiFi, the 8230 offers GPS instead. If you've been waiting for this to hit, you have until March 12th to take advantage of the attractive $29.95/3yr contract pricing. Going down to a two-year contract adds over $300 to the...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for February 27th, 2009!

BlackBerry App Roundup for February 27th, 2009!

It's frack'n cold around here. I just got in from the great outdoors, and not only is it about -20, with the windchill factor it's probably around -40. Not fun... So lets move on to some more enjoyable things, namely BlackBerry apps! Covered this week in my roundup are the following titles: New BlackBerry Apps: Storm Slots, Can't Stop Klondike Solitaire, Stock Manager, Ringtone Shuffler,...

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Birthday Freebie: CB 2.0 Theme for the Storm, Bold and 8900!

Birthday Freebie: CB 2.0 Theme for the Storm, Bold and 8900!

Another FREEBIE!! And this one is good for all the BlackBerry Storm, Curve 8900 and Bold users out there... an ultra-sweet CrackBerry theme! Last year for our first birthday John from JC Designs gave us the ultra-popular BlackBerry User & Abuser themes as a gift, and when we reached the 200,000 member milestone our pal the Zman put together the super-fun CorkBerry theme (still one of...

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Birthday Freebie: DreamTheme CrackBerry LiveScreen!

Birthday Freebie: DreamTheme CrackBerry LiveScreen!

EVERYBODY WINS: We've been running a bunch of contests this week, but this isn't a contest... it's a FREEBIE!!! No need to enter. Just click the image above to go download! * Back in August we dropped word in the CrackBerry blogs of DreamTheme's animated homescreens for BlackBerry called LiveScreens. Instead of being held to the standard look and functionality of a traditional theme, a...

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BDay Contest: Win a Coveroo for your Berry... 10 to be Won!

BDay Contest: Win a Coveroo for your Berry... 10 to be Won!

To Enter, Login to CrackBerry.com and Leave a Comment to this Blog Post... Today is the BIG DAY! We are officially two years old! Don't worry, the partying won't stop until the week is done - we still have a bunch of giveaways and contests and sales to run on the blogs over the next few days... what a week! To make sure you don't miss any of the festivities, just click into the Site...

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BlackBerry Shows Apple Who is BOSS!

Dang... first it was the BlackBerry Bold punching the crap (literally) of an iPhone in that hilarious College Humor video we posted a couple weeks back. Now it's the team from Guava having the BlackBerry take a chomp out of Apple. NICEEELY done! [ Guava via BerryReview ]

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BlackBerry Bold Leather Side Pouch Review & Give Away!

After you watch the review of this leather sidepouch case for the BlackBerry Bold, leave a comment for JReel and you'll be entered to win the case reviewed!!. It's been a couple of weeks since we've posted an accessory review by CrackBerry member JReel in the blogs, but that doesn't mean he hasn't been keeping the Community Reviews forum busy. Be sure to jump over and take a look at all...

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Schlage Wants To Keep You Secure And Give You A Berry!

We have covered the Schlage LiNK here at CrackBerry before back when CES was under way - in case you need a refresher on what it does the video above gives many examples of the great uses for it. But it doesn't stop there... be sure to check out all the uses at the Schlage LiNK product tour site. This is one tool which I would absolutely LOVE to have in my house, not just for the safety...

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CrackBerry Birthday Contest and Sale from Bplay!

CrackBerry Birthday Contest and Sale from Bplay!

Yup yup, the CrackBerry turning a year older fun continues!!! This time our pals at Bplay have hooked us up with some birthday goodies... Contest: We have 25 $10 coupons up for grabs. SWEET!! Just login to CrackBerry.com and leave a comment to this blog post for your chance to win. Everybody Wins Sale: Bplay is giving 20% off sale to CrackBerry readers so you can save yourself some...

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Improved Text Selection Coming to a Storm OS Soon!

This is such a tease! Just after OS 4.7.0.109 leaked to the interwebs, what you're looking at in the video above is an even newer version of an unreleased Storm OS which is showing off an improved text-selection process (visually improved anyways - kinda looks in the vid like he's having a bit of issue using it???). I guess you can take this as proof that copy/paste/editing on the Storm are...

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SPE Roundtable Podcast 03: Mobile World Congress Recap!

SPE Roundtable Podcast 03: Mobile World Congress Recap!

It has been a bit quiet for news in the BlackBerry world, so we skipped this week's CrackBerry Podcast and instead have an info-packed Smartphone Experts Roundtable podcast for y'all to listen to!!  Join Dieter, Matthew, Rene, Casey and yours truly as we discuss Mobile World Congress 2009 -- there's a little bit for everybody in this gigantic cross-platfrom smartphone...

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Birthday Contest: Slacker Radio Plus Free for a Year!!

Birthday Contest: Slacker Radio Plus Free for a Year!!

Slacker Personal Radio for BlackBerry is one of the most-popular FREE apps to hit BlackBerry and for good reason... it's AWESOME. Heck, I'm even listening to music via Slacker right now as I type this! So how do you make the already-awesome Slacker app awesomer? You upgrade to Slacker Radio Plus! For $3.99 per month (billed at $47.88 annually), Slacker Radio Plus brings you a few big...

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Birthday Contest: 15 Free Unlock Codes and Ten Trackballs!

Birthday Contest: 15 Free Unlock Codes and Ten Trackballs!

Courtesy of the good folks at Horizon Wireless, we have 15 FREE Unlock Codes and TEN BlackBerry Trackballs to give away in honor of CrackBerry.com turning another year older this week. Contest Details: To enter, just be logged in to CrackBerry.com and make a comment on this blog post. In your comment, be sure to mention whether you want to win a free unlock code or a free replacement...

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