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Xtreme Labs releases Antenna Meter for BlackBerry

Xtreme Labs releases Antenna Meter for BlackBerry

With the internet still buzzing over the whole iPhone 4 Antennagate debacle, Xtreme Labs has teamed up with the folks from Fixmo Tools to help create Antenna Meter. The application itself is pretty straightforward. It allows you to test out different "death grip" scenarios and visually measure what, exactly is going on with the device while doing so. Does your signal drop? If so, by how much?...

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New in the CrackBerry App Store - Scan an item's barcode to easily move from desktop to device!

We always try to keep the CrackBerry App Store updated with the latest and greatest features to make browsing and purchasing apps as simple as possible. The latest feature is a welcome one and helps to make finding exactly what you need quicker and easier. Now when browsing the store from your computer, on all application pages you'll see an individual QR code (barcode) specific to each app....

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BlackBerry Desktop Manager 6 to be released in limited beta starting today!

Well, this came out of nowhere. Inside BlackBerry has just let everyone know that starting today, beta invites will go out to BlackBerry Beta Zone members so that they may have access to the all new, all fresh looking BlackBerry Desktop Manager 6. Certainly not a lot of details were posted other than that. Instead, Inside BlackBerry let the pictures do the talking for them. The design is that...

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Zoombak tracking application for BlackBerry now available in BlackBerry App World

Zoombak tracking application for BlackBerry now available in BlackBerry App World

Zoombak is well known for its personal GPS locators that can be used in many different situations. The company allows customers to access real time tracking information, whenever they need it. The service has endless possibilities; track missing bags, locate a stroller, fetch the family dog or even figure out where Grandma took off to on her scooter (this time). The locator itself is...

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Leaked: OS 5.0.0.822 For the BlackBerry Curve 8900 and BlackBerry Bold 9000

Two more for everyone. Again, courtesy of Driphter.com. This time we have the OS 5.0.0.822 for the BlackBerry Bold 9000 and the BlackBerry Curve 8900. You all know what to do. Back up your data and get your swagg on. Leave us comments if ya find anything cool. *OS Disclaimer - Please Read: Keep in mind this is NOT an official release and as such is not supported by RIM or your Carrier. If...

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Leaked: OS 5.0.0.822 For the BlackBerry Curve 8520

Leaked: OS 5.0.0.822 For the BlackBerry Curve 8520

Fire up your computers and grab your USB cables folks, seems Research In Motion has sprung a few leaks today courtesy of the folks over at Driphter.com. As always, you guys know the drill back up your data and don't shoot us if things go the wrong way. Ya dig? Alright then. *OS Disclaimer - Please Read: Keep in mind this is NOT an official release and as such is not supported by RIM or your...

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Leaked: BlackBerry Desktop Manager 5.0.1.40

Leaked: BlackBerry Desktop Manager 5.0.1.40

Been a while since we've seen a leaked version of BlackBerry Desktop Manager. The folks over at Driphter.com have taken care of that though. You can hit the download link to grab v5.0.1.40. Doesn't appear to be a whole lot of changes with this release, most likely just updates to support some of the newer devices to soon be released. That said, if you all spot something we may have missed let...

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[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Wow, check this out. Salomondrin has again teamed up with Terrible Bean to bring us another look at BlackBerry 6. This time, we get the set up video for the BlackBerry 9800. The video walkthrough is quite impressive to see on it's own but I'm really digging the boot animation that gets shown off. Check it out, let us know what you think in the...

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Did Verizon halt BlackBerry 6 testing on the BlackBerry Storm 2?!?

Did Verizon halt BlackBerry 6 testing on the BlackBerry Storm 2?!?

Some interesting new comes to us from the good folks over at Gizmofusion today. It's certainly not the greatest news if you are a BlackBerry Storm 2 owner but, we'd be remiss to say that it wasn't expected. According to the article, a reliable source has advised Gizmofusion that Verizon was testing builds of BlackBerry 6 for the Storm 2 but has since halted testing due to its inability to...

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Want to keep up on the latest BlackBerry device rumors? Bookmark crackberry.com/rumored-devices and find it all in one place!

With BlackBerry 6 getting closer and upcoming BlackBerry device chatter and excitement heating up again (think slider, tablet, curve 9300, storm3 and more...) we figured we'd make things easier to follow moving forward by bringing it all together in one place. The CrackBerry blogs will always bring you the latest information daily, but if you find yourself having trouble keeping all the...

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BlackBerry DevCon 2010 - Full session catalog now available for viewing

Just a little something for those of you who still may be on the fence in your decision to attend the 2010 BlackBerry Developers Conference. The full session catalog has now been posted online for viewing. Taking a brief look through the sessions, I noticed quite a few new items listed. I think it's pretty safe to say that part of Research In Motions ongoing marketing strategy was to start...

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BlackBerry Pearl 9100 now available from Cincinnati Bell

BlackBerry Pearl 9100 now available from Cincinnati Bell

A pretty decent surprise on this one, but it looks as if Cincinnati Bell is the first US based carrier to offer the Pearl 9100. While we were expecting it to land on AT&T or maybe even T-Mobile before anywhere else, the device seems to be fully available through the Cincinnati Bell website. Nothing new from other carrier releases we saw as it still includes the standard fare including...

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SugarSync v1.5 adds streaming music to their cloud storage and synch app for BlackBerry

SugarSync has released the lastest version of their cloud storage and synching application for BlackBerry. SugarSync v1.5 now includes the ability to stream music direct from their servers to your BlackBerry device. This is of course in addition to the other added features for the app as noted in the press release: SugarSync for BlackBerry features the ability to remotely access, open and...

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Inside BlackBerry shows off BlackBerry 6 multimedia experience!

Inside BlackBerry shows off BlackBerry 6 multimedia experience!

The push for BlackBerry 6 is still on a roll. Although, a few days behind what Salomondrin posted; Research In Motion has now posted their own walk through of the BlackBerry 6 Multimedia capabilities. While no videos were included in the walk through, it certainly outlines some of the finer aspects of things to come from BlackBerry 6. A new improved camera UI, better picture handling and...

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Slacker Radio adds ABC News integration

Slacker Radio adds ABC News integration

Slacker Radio announced today that they have added a standalone ABC News station to their already extensive lineup. The channel is available by itself, or you can choose to add "top of the hour" updates to any Slacker channel. The ABC News station is available within Slacker under the "News" category or by visiting slacker.com/ABCNews from a web browser. Headline News updates for music...

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foursquare for BlackBerry v1.9 now available

foursquare for BlackBerry v1.9 now available

The folks at foursquare have been hard at work tweaking their BlackBerry app and today have released version 1.9 with some new improvments. The features as still coming along, and some minor tweaks and fixes have helped out things like battery life this time around. Updates include: Sort Check-ins - Quickly sort your nearby check-ins by time (most recent check-in) or by distance (closest...

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Jersey Shore's Snooki makes another bad decision and accidentally posts her PIN on Twitter

This week Snooki of 'Jersey Shore' fame made yet another bad decision as she posted her PIN on Twitter. Word on the street is that it was an accident, but her BlackBerry apparently "blew up" as loads of her 310,000+ followers sent her BBM requests. She promptly ditched her old BlackBerry and grabbed a new device (maybe she upgrades from the Tour to the Bold?) but I'd love to know just how many...

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BlackBerry Curve 9300 headed to Rogers Wireless for Q3 in exclusive color?

*UPDATE - Looks like grey and violet will be the colors* Information regarding the BlackBerry Curve 9300 has been in excess today. The latest piece of information to come to us via the CrackBerry tips hotline is that Rogers will be releasing the device as well Q3. While clearly, from the Bell post today the BlackBerry Curve 9300 will not be an exclusive to any one carrier, carriers do...

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BlackBerry Storm 3 details shown off in training slide?!? Looks like Mobile Hotspot is coming to BlackBerry!

We've been hearing plenty of rumors surrounding the BlackBerry Storm 3. As with all rumors you kind of have to take them all with a grain of salt until those rumors get confirmed one way or another. Today, Engadget posted up the above image for which they were advised was from a training slide that outlines details of the upcoming device. Well, technically the info is for an Odin refresh,...

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