Articles by Michael Hepples

BlackBerry theme roundup for Sept 8th, 2010 - 25 copies of Stealth 2.0 up for grabs!

BlackBerry theme roundup for Sept 8th, 2010 - 25 copies of Stealth 2.0 up for grabs!

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Contest: 25 Copies of Stealth 2.0 to be won. Leave a comment! Hey theme junkies, I've been on a short hiatus over the last week, but I'm back and in full swing after this past Labour Day. Hope everyone had a great long weekend, and I've got some great themes to show you this week in the roundup. DevCon is coming up in a few short weeks, let's keep fingers crossed that we can see...

Take control of your signature with SmartSig 2.0 - 25 free copies to be won!

Take control of your signature with SmartSig 2.0 - 25 free copies to be won!

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There are some of us that have a need to add a signature to our email messages, and some (like me) that tend to be too lazy to change the "Sent from my BlackBerry" one set by BIS. Even editing that BIS signature isn't a perfect solution though, as it gets put smack at the bottom of the email you are sending, instead of at the end of your particular reply. SmartSig allows you to make a...

Rendezvous helps manage deadlines with your native calendar - 50 free copies up for grabs

Rendezvous helps manage deadlines with your native calendar - 50 free copies up for grabs

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Deadlines are a way of life nowadays. Whether it's my day job, blogging, or a home project, keeping track of the time I have available makes a world of difference, and can really help motivate me instead of putting it off "one more day". The developer of Neelam has come out with this simple time management app that helps manage those minutes left until that report is due. Acting as a...

BlackBerry theme roundup for Aug 30th, 2010 - 25 copies of HTC Incredible to be won!

BlackBerry theme roundup for Aug 30th, 2010 - 25 copies of HTC Incredible to be won!

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Contest: 25 Copies of HTC Incredible to be won. Leave a comment! Happy Monday theme junkies! This is the last theme roundup for August, it seems like the summer flew by, and school is right around the corner. Theme devs have been hard at work lately, filling up my tip line with tons of great themes, and I have some of the best to show you here today. Hit the jump and take a look at...

BBRedux gives you everything you could ever need, right on your homescreen - 25 free copies to be won!

BBRedux gives you everything you could ever need, right on your homescreen - 25 free copies to be won!

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Ever wish you could do more without needing to navigate away from your homescreen to find what you're looking for? Love your wallpaper, but don't want to sacrifice function to rock it proudly? You may want to take a look at this theme, the latest by BerryMobi, which combines a great look with tons of function. For touch devices, the homscreen holds 19 icons on the homescreen, 11 of them...

Give your BlackBerry a sense of style with Black Out or Belicious from Ahaz Designs - 30 free themes up for grabs!

Give your BlackBerry a sense of style with Black Out or Belicious from Ahaz Designs - 30 free themes up for grabs!

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A couple of weeks ago, I featured Belicious in the weekly Theme Roundup, and Alex from Ahaz tipped me off to another of his themes, Black Out. Both themes are clean and great-looking, chock full of custom work. If you want to read a little more on Belicious, catch my original write up here. Where Belicious is geared toward the female audience, Black Out is one for the boys, featuring a...

Internals allows you to keep an eye on your device stats - 50 copies up for grabs!

Internals allows you to keep an eye on your device stats - 50 copies up for grabs!

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Internals is a new application for those who feel the need to monitor their device stats, from the same company that brought you AntennaGate. Building on the premise of AntennaGate, they have expanded the idea into a full device monitoring application, covering battery, app memory and storage memory in addition to signal strength. This information can be used as a great diagnostic for...

It's a bird, it's a plane! It's Superhero Solo, here to protect your device and data!

It's a bird, it's a plane! It's Superhero Solo, here to protect your device and data!

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Hey, I kid a bit with the title, but most of us are very serious about device and data security, as evidenced by the plethora of apps and services that aim to help. I've covered a couple in recent weeks, Find My Phone and BuddyGuard Pro, both of which are solid options when it comes to thisparticular area of smartphone ownership, and of course most people are already aware of SmrtGuard...

New development software dragonRAD looking for beta testers - Head's up for established and aspiring devs!

New development software dragonRAD looking for beta testers - Head's up for established and aspiring devs!

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Here's some exciting news for both established and aspiring developers alike. Seregon is planning on introducing a new tool to the development community, which they are calling dragonRAD, that aims to take application development and make it much more accessible. Those who have programmed for the BlackBerry platform before know how frustrating it can be to develop for, which seems to be...