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Foursquare for BlackBerry Beta v1.8.2 Now Available

Foursquare for BlackBerry Beta v1.8.2 Now Available

Yesterday we saw some new screens of the latest beta of foursquare, and verison 1.8.2 is now officially available for download. The update brings a new look as well as some cool new features to the BlackBerry app - including a cool "copy venue info" feature. If you're a foursquare user you'll definitely want to check out the features. Updates include: Friends Page - Quickly see your own...

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Elecites Apple Smash Contest - Destroy An Apple For Some Awesome Prizes

The folks over at Elecite have started up a pretty hilarious contest for everyone to take part in. Apple Smash is now underway, and with a grand total of 40 winners, you'll want to check it out for sure. Apple Smash! The contest where you get to creatively destroy, mutilate or simply humiliate an apple and win awesome prizes while you’re at it. Each of the top 7 winners who best...

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Real BlackBerry OS 6.0 Images and Details Emerge!!!

Real BlackBerry OS 6.0 Images and Details Emerge!!!

WooHOO!! A first REAL look at BlackBerry OS 6.0. The Boy Genius got some screen captures and a tour of the updated and evolving OS 6.0 from an AT&T connect and has reported back with lots of details. Things are looking very promising for us BlackBerry users who have been waiting patiently (err... impatiently) for both a first real glimpse at OS 6.0 and for its ultimate release. Here are...

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[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] This one is for all the application developers out there... If you've been longing to develop a BlackBerry app that utilizes VoIP you'll want to stay on the look out for the new FGVoIP Engine being released in early May. Available from fg microtech as an SDK, the FGVoIP Engine will allow developers to add full duplex (sending and receiving) real-...

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Tungle Scheduling App Now Available As A Free Download

Tungle Scheduling App Now Available As A Free Download

Tungle has been in beta for a while now but today, has finally reached public availability. The free scheduling application is now available for download direct from the Tungle website. Having used the application before, I can say it's great for sharing calendar information between users. The full list of features below: Schedule meetings -Propose times, overlay calendars of sharing contacts...

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Verizon Updates OS 5.0.0.591 for Tour 9630 Users

Verizon Updates OS 5.0.0.591 for Tour 9630 Users

Verizon has dropped another update to the recently released OS 5.0.0.591 for the Tour 9630. Reports are flying in that users are getting update emails, and that pesky wireless update icon is popping up on homescreens. Whats odd is that the OS version is still the same, but the platform version has been updated. At release, the OS sat at plaform 4.2.0.272, and the update being offered is...

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BlackBerry Desktop Manager for Mac Updated to v1.0.3

BlackBerry Desktop Manager for Mac Updated to v1.0.3

BlackBerry Desktop Manager for Mac was updated today to version 1.0.3. Nothing terribly exciting in this release, mostly just some minor tweaks and bug fixes. The software includes updates for connectivity and synchronization, as well as added support for Japanese, Korean, Simplified Chinese and Traditional Chinese. Mac users can grab the update from the BlackBerry site but you should be...

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Foursquare for BlackBerry Update On The Way

Foursquare for BlackBerry Update On The Way

The foursquare team let me know that an updated version of their BlackBerry application is on the way. The revisions mainly include some big UI adjustments (seen in above screenshots), but users will also be able to view their profile and history information right from the device - though it looks like the "Friends" tab is still not active. The app seems to be running smoother and finding...

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A Few More BlackBerry Pearl 9105 Photos Show Off the T9 Keyboard; Getting Announced at WES Next Week?

While most of the BlackBerry device buzz seems to be over when the Bold 9650 will be released, there is still some muttering about this whole Pearl situation. We've heard bits and pieces and seen various images over the last few months, but we're still not 100% sure just how many new Pearl devices will show up. Our best guess at this point is that the candybar Pearl will be offered in two...

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  One of the greatest "time-killer" games has to be solitaire. The ease of play mixed with the variety of styles just makes it a no-brainer for playing solo on the go. Concrete Software has just released an updated version of their original hit with Aces Solitaire Pack 2 that gives you 40 styles of solitaire right on your device. You can fire up Klondike and Free Cell, or step it up with...

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Adobe Flash Now Arriving On BlackBerry Smartphones In Second Half Of 2010

Yes, it's true. Most of the news surrounding Adobe has been focused on their fight with Apple and the fact that Apple wants nothing to do with Flash of any kind unless of course its on their laptop and desktops. As for the iPads and iPhones of thr world, Apple is pushing all they can for HTML5 across the board. However, admist that battle is the recent developments for BlackBerry, Android and...

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Best of Smartphone Experts, 18 April 2010

Droid Incredible Review, see all Verizon Droid Incredible coverage Getting started with Google Voice Android 2.1 now on more than one-quarter of all Android phones A to Z on the new CrackBerry Mobile Superstore CrackBerry Podcast 051: Setting the Stage for WES 2010 Must-Read Article: In an Emergency, Why...

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BlackBerry Bold 9650 Arriving On Sprint May 16th?

BlackBerry Bold 9650 Arriving On Sprint May 16th?

Sure seems that way according to the picture that was sent into us via the tips line. The above pic is from the Sprint hotsheet, which was updated at some point this morning. Looking at the list you can see the BlackBerry Bold 9650 listed along with what may be the pricing details for launch. Seems a lot of conversation surrounding the BlackBerry Bold 9650 is more Verizon associated rather...

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Research In Motion Updates BlackBerry App World Developer Agreements; Adds Carrier And Credit Card Billing

Just a few days ago Research In Motion updated their BlackBerry App World vendor portal to include some new features. With those changes now in place, Research In Motion has moved onto the next level of growth. Notification has been sent out to developers advising that the terms and conditions of BlackBerry App World been updated. The update, outlines the addition of carrier billing and credit...

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Hedone Design Releases Chryom Premium Theme for BlackBerry Smartphones

Hedone and his design team have been back in the lab. This time, the creation they have come up with is for fans of minimalistic, light colored themes. Chryom is nicely laid out and beautifully designed. Custom battery and signal meters are present here and the off white leather wallpaper adds a serious touch of class overall. This one is set at $6.99 and is available for multiple devices...

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*UPDATED* Dear Mike: Touchscreens are popular. Just Saying. Love, CrackBerry

*UPDATE - At the time of writing this article we had based our original information as it was posted on Electronista. Since the time if the original publishing, new information has come about wherein the quoted comments from Co-CEO Mike Lazaridis may have been taken out of context or looked into to deeply. Since the new information is now available to us, we have posted the transcript below...

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CrackBerry Reminder: What You May Have Missed This Week

CrackBerry Reminder: What You May Have Missed This Week

Some more great stuff this time around. The entire CrackBerry crew is off to WES in just a week (or so) and we'll have plenty of great news to report. Hopefully some big announcements that will make the BlackBerry users of the world proud. This week we did get some more info on the Bold 9650 as well as the white Bold 9700. If you missed anything hit the links below to check out all thats new....

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Tvider Grows Into A Full Featured Twitter Client With 2.1 Release

Tvider Grows Into A Full Featured Twitter Client With 2.1 Release

As far as Twitter apps go, Tvider was the last one I though would actually turn into a full featured client. I always saw it as more of an add on to twitter much like how TwitVid just serves the purpose of uploading videos. Yet, with the release of 2.1 Tvider has gone all the way. Sadly, with that change they have also made it a paid app that is only available via BlackBerry App World for $2.99...

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BlackBerry Bold 9650 Features and Specifications - Releasing May 27th?

BlackBerry Bold 9650 Features and Specifications - Releasing May 27th?

We got our hands on some info that is packed with the Bold 9650 features and specifications. According to this image, the device may be set to release as early as May 27th as well. We know a fair amount about the Bold 9650 already (trackpad, addition of Wifi) but here are some of the other specs: 1xEVDO/3G 3.2 Megapixel Camera GPRS/UMTS GSM Quad Band 850/9001800/1900 mHz GSM Dual Band 900...

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White BlackBerry Bold 9700 Arriving On T-Mobile USA Soon

White BlackBerry Bold 9700 Arriving On T-Mobile USA Soon

We've seen the white BlackBerry Bold 9700 show up on T-Mobile UK and NL already so it only makes sense that T-Mobile USA would have plans for a release as well. As T-MoNews posted the internal pic above, if all things go as planned customers should be able to pick up a white BlackBerry Bold 9700 from T-Mobile retailers as soon as May 15th. Pricing isn't expected to be any different than that...

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