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Be your own mixologist with bartending apps for your BlackBerry Smartphone

Be your own mixologist with bartending apps for your BlackBerry Smartphone

With summer fast approaching the grills (or barbeques) will be firing up on the weekends and the margaritas will be flowing. While you are entertaining you'll certainly want to have an arsenal of drinks at your disposal. If you didn't get a chance to read Bartending for Dummies and you're not a seasoned bartender like I am (no seriously, I am) then the best bet is a great app on your...

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Verizon Wireless issuing Bold 9650 as warranty replacement for Tour 9630 (for me at least)

To say I had trouble trying to get an early upgrade to the Bold 9650 would be an understatement. Numerous phone calls and various tactics led me nowhere. I was issued a review unit (that sadly has to be back in two weeks) so I was eager to get my upgrade so I would have a Bold 9650 to use. Although I've since gotten over my new toy envy, I still wanted the device. Well yesterday I was tipped...

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Rogers drops BlackBerry Bold 9700 pricing to $99.99 for now

Rogers drops BlackBerry Bold 9700 pricing to $99.99 for now

Been itching to get ahold of a new BlackBerry on Rogers but been holding out for the inevitable price drops? Now is your chance if you are looking to pick up a BlackBerry Bold 9700 in either original black or summertime white. Rogers yesterday dropped the price from $149.99 down to $99.99 on 3 year term. You might want to act fast though, this promo pricing is set to end on July 1st according...

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Official OS: 5.0.0.602 For The BlackBerry Bold 9700 released by AT&T

Official OS: 5.0.0.602 For The BlackBerry Bold 9700 released by AT&T

Seems as though the BlackBerry Bold 9700 is getting OS love from lots of carriers these days. While not on par with that of folks on Rogers in Canada, AT&T has just released their latest approved OS. 5.0.0.602 is now officially available via their BlackBerry downloads page. If you're still running the stock OS on your 9700 for AT&T you'll want to look into this one. Thanks cc999!...

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Introducing CrackBerry Canada - The #1 BlackBerry Accessory Store for Canadians!

Introducing CrackBerry Canada - The #1 BlackBerry Accessory Store for Canadians!

Calling all BlackBerry users north of the border... the day sooo many of you have been waiting for has finally arrived! We're happy to announce the opening of CrackBerry Canada - our Canadian BlackBerry accessory store. The web address is http://ca.crackberry.com and you can also get there by typing CrackBerryCanada.com into your browser (easy to remember) or clicking on the CrackBerry...

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Official OS: 5.0.0.743 For The BlackBerry Bold 9700 released by Rogers

Not feeling loading leaked OS' on your 9700? That's cool. We now have an official version of OS 5.0.0.743 for you all to upgrade to if you have a BlackBerry Bold 9700. Get to it, if you've been holding out. This OS seems to be pretty solid based on my usage from the leaked version. Download The Official OS 5.0.0.743 From The Rogers BlackBerry Download Page>>

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Register Now: HP & RIM Webinar on mobile printing solutions for the BlackBerry

Are you a BES user that has a need to wirelessly print from your BlackBerry? If you said yes, here is something that may be of interest to you. HP ePrint Enterprise is an enterprise-class cloud printing solution that makes it easy to print documents directly from your BlackBerry smartphone. Employees can print to any of their company's network of printers from anywhere in the world. Join...

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Bitbop on demand TV - Coming soon to a BlackBerry near you

Bitbop on demand TV - Coming soon to a BlackBerry near you

A few weeks back we first saw Bitbop show up in beta form. Many users were able to get in on the fun and check things out, but for those of you who didn't we have good news. Yesterday I had the chance to talk to some folks at Bitbop and was told that it will be coming in the next week or so. The app is coming along nicely and should be a big hit. Bitbop is a very cool app that lets you stream a...

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What's coming in BlackBerry App World 2.0

What's coming in BlackBerry App World 2.0

Yesterday I attended a BlackBerry App World event in New York City, and while there was no huge announcement, I did get a chance to check out BlackBerry App World 2.0 in person. The long-overdue update will include some great new features, some of which we noted yesterday. Perhaps the biggest is the addition of carrier billing. Users will be able to choose to bill the app to their carrier (...

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U.S. Open 2010 Golf Championship - Catch all the updates from your BlackBerry

With all the news surrounding the FIFA World cup, news from the U.S. Open 2010 Golf Championship has kind of been a little left behind. For Golf fans out there, this is one of the premiere events. With that in mind, it's only fair of us to point out that the U.S. Open does offer up a mobile version of their website to fulfill the needs of golf fans everywhere. Sure, it's not a dedicated...

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Trillian for BlackBerry beta updated to v1.0 Build 215

Trillian for BlackBerry beta updated to v1.0 Build 215

Since we first posted about Trillian for BlackBerry many users have downloaded it and given it a test drive. Not all was perfect with the app though for some out there, many users reported some issues which is often the case when beta apps hit mass consumption. Trillian has recognized the problems, thanks to feedback and has now released the latest beta build for everyone to download. Lots of...

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BlackBerry Theme Lab - An awesome resource for theme developers

BlackBerry Theme Lab - An awesome resource for theme developers

Something we've never really focused on here on the blogs was developer resources for making your own BlackBerry themes. Sure, we always let folks know what's going on in regards to new releases and such of BlackBerry Theme Builder but, lots of folks out there want to know where to find more resources to make their own BlackBerry themes. One site that has been given a lot of attention as of...

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Made Simple Learning Bold 9650 and Bold 9700 videos and book now available

Made Simple Learning Bold 9650 and Bold 9700 videos and book now available

Made Simple Learning now has video tutorials available for the BlackBerry Bold 9650 as well as a book for the Bold 9650/Bold 9700 series devices. With these tools, users can get to know every aspect of their new BlackBerry and figure out what's what. You won't be left in the dark as you use both VideosNow and VideosToGo to get the in's and out's of your BlackBerry. Right now you can the...

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RIM introduces App World 2.0 with carrier billing, BlackBerry ID and more

RIM introduces App World 2.0 with carrier billing, BlackBerry ID and more

This is probably going to become official very, very, very, very, very, very, very soon, but it looks like App World 2.0 is on the way bringing some cool new features including the long-awaited carrier billing. This means that users will be able to purchase applications within BlackBerry App World without having to use Paypal, and can instead have the applications billed with their phone...

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Thoughts on the BlackBerry Bold 9650 - One week later

Thoughts on the BlackBerry Bold 9650 - One week later

To say I was excited to receive my BlackBerry Bold 9650 would be an understatement. A long-time Verizon customer, I had been a CDMA user since I got my first BlackBerry. Where I live Verizon service is by far the best, so I was more than anxious for the latest device to get in my hands. After using my Tour for quite a while, I jumped over to the Bold 9700 (using T-Mobile) and fell in love. The...

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Contest: Share how you use BlackBerry Messenger and enter to win up to $5,000

BlackBerry Messenger in Times Square - thanks to Marcus A. for sending this in! Let face it, we all use BlackBerry Messenger every day (if you don't you should be). Right now a great contest is going on by the folks at RIM and all you have to do is let the world know how you use BBM. If you live in the US or Canada, you can win one of many prizes (including the $5,000 grand prize) just by...

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Kik for BlackBerry updated - UI changes, bugfixes and more.

Kik for BlackBerry updated - UI changes, bugfixes and more.

Kik for BlackBerry has been out for a while now. Many users have adopted it as their cross platform messaging service as an alternative to BlackBerry messenger. Today, Kik has updated their BlackBerry version with some nice enhancements and improvements. The list is as follows: Improved the UI Made it even easier to invite others to join Kik Improved reliability Reduced battery usage  In...

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Possible Name Change: Bold 9800 (slider) may instead launch as the BlackBerry Torch 9800; Should RIM add a new product family?

  Holding the BlackBerry Torch or Bold? Would you rather the new slider be named the BlackBerry Torch 9800 or BlackBerry Bold 9800?survey software We've already seen plenty of pre-release photos and videos of the RIM's upcoming BlackBerry slider device, which according to the operating system's about screen pegs the device model number as the BlackBerry 9800. We've even seen the...

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Fathers Day is 'free day' for devices at T-Mobile

Fathers Day is 'free day' for devices at T-Mobile

This Sunday is Fathers Day, and what better way to say "thanks Dad" than a free phone? Starting at 8am Saturday, T-Mobile will be offering all of its current phone models for free. The catch? You just have to sign up for a new family plan or add a line to an existing family plan - thats it. This means you can grab a brand new Bold 9700 or Curve 8520 (among other devices) as part of the deal....

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BlackBerry Super App webcast for developers today at 11am

BlackBerry Super App webcast for developers today at 11am

If you've had any thoughts of getting in on the Super Apps Challenge, today at 11am EDT RIM is offering another webcast for developers that can help in your pursuit. This time is all about Super Apps and integrating with native applications. During the 90 minute webcast, learn about API's and how you can go about getting things done. The webcast will be presented by Rajeev Massand, Sr...

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