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Lets Golf 2 HD for the BlackBerry PlayBook updated to v2.0

One of my favorite games for the PlayBook, Lets Golf 2 HD, has just been updated to version 2.0. No changelog with this, but expect a few new features as well as PlayBook 2.0 optimization, as we are seeing with other PlayBook app updates. Also, this popular multi-platform game is a bit cheaper in price (was $6.99 when I bought it). You can grab it in BlackBerry App World for your PlayBook for...

*Update 2- Version 1.1.0.20 is now available to everyone. *Update- Looks like there is a bit of a bug here. This update wasn't supposed to hit until next week, but is showing up for some (mainly those who have the previous version installed). We will update when it becomes available to everyone. Do you like taking pictures? Do you like food? Well maybe you would like taking pictures of...

Dream Sounds for BlackBerry will help help you get your Z's

Do you have trouble falling asleep? I sure do. And the old sleep therapy sound machines are just too low-tech, and outdated for me. But I need something, so I gave Dream Sounds a shot on my BlackBerry. The app is quite simple. Choose a sound, set the volume, add a timer if you wish, and drift away. The different sounds available include: Babbling Stream City Noise Crickets Rain...

Want to win a BlackBerry J-Series Extra Battery Charger Bundle for the Bold 9900 from CrackBerry.com? Keep reading for contest details. I finally got myself a Bold 9900 a few weeks ago, and to my surprise (as with many others) the battery life didn't stand up to what I am used to with BlackBerry. On the plus side, BlackBerry users can always carry an extra battery and swap it out when necessary...

BlackBerry PlayBook OS v2.0 Developer Beta updated

The developer beta for the BlackBerry PlayBook v2.0 has been updated. With it brings just a few improvements to help developers in creating their apps. The first is that BlackBerry WebWorks applications can now call the GPS. Secondly, Wi-Fi profiles are now saved and do not disappear after rebooting your PlayBook. After registering to receive the developer beta software, an icon will appear in...

Official OS 7.0.0.464 for the BlackBerry Curve 9350 from Reliance

Reliance has released OS 7.0.0.464 for the BlackBerry Curve 9350, the latest official OS for the device. No word on what has changed in this version, but if official OS' are your thing, go grab it and let us know what you find in the forums. As always, use caution when updating your device.  Download OS 7.0.0.464 for the BlackBerry Curve 9350Discuss more in the forums

GetGlue now available for BlackBerry 7 devices

GetGlue has finally updated their app in BlackBerry App World to show support for BlackBerry 7 devices. While it did not actually "update" the app itself (as they have no intention of continuing development for BlackBerry) at least those who use the service can actually download it for their BlackBerry 7 device. Maybe if we complain enough they will bring all the new features and the new look...

Fourplay for the PlayBook updated to v1.1.20

*Update: Looks like this version hasn't finished approval in App World yet. Should be soon. Fourplay is a great app for that PlayBook that just got better, visually and functionally. They picked up a new graphics designer to help out, and it really shows. Some of the many new updates include:  Full Screen viewing of photos from your friends check ins Popup Badges more streamlined Time...

Humans vs Aliens updated - 100 copies to be won!

A while back we posted on Epic Applications' new game, Humans vs Aliens. It is a very fun game, that seems to take full advantage of the current BlackBerry capabilities. The gameplay is very smooth, and I seem to find myself playing it for hours on end. In this update, they have made the following changes: Support for 85xx and 93xx (320x240 screens) Significantly improved graphics for all...

Zagat for BlackBerry updated to v8.0

Zagat is an application that lets you search, view, rate, map, and make reservations for restaurants across the nation. It is a great app to have while traveling, but it also good just to search restaurants you may not know about in your area. New features in this update include: Support for the newest BlackBerry devices Location-based search- Get ratings on restaurants that are nearby...

Slick theme from WJD Designs - 25 copies to be won!

Slick is the newest theme creation from WJD Designs. As with all of WJD's themes, Slick is totally custom and features icon set alterations of red, green, blue, and yellow. These icons are also animated and bounce when you scroll through them. This theme also sports a very slick wooden dock, and is very wallpaper friendly. Overall, Slick is a very nice theme, and great way to spruce up your...

Humans vs Aliens from Epic Applications - Both fun and addicting

New from Epic Applications is a very cool game, Humans vs Aliens. For some of you who play games on other mobile platforms, this game may seem a bit familiar to you, but is also quite different. The point of the game is just what the name would suggest, guiding your humans to protect the earth from the alien invaders. Throughout the game you will see a number of different obejects such as...

To go along with the official OS 6.0.0.522 Sprint released last night, we now have the same version for the Curve 3G 9330. It is great to see official OSes roll out, and maybe we will see a couple more this weekend. If you are a Curve 3G owner, hit up the link below to download and discuss. Download OS 6.0.0.522 for BlackBerry Curve 9330Discuss OS 6.0.0.522 in the forums

A question I am often asked is "How can I print from my BlackBerry?". Tazzle IT is one of the ways to do this. Not only does it print, but it alslo allows you to view content from your BlackBerry, on your PC. Tazzle IT is also great for controlling PowerPoint Presentations and more. It does require the purchase of their bluetooth enabled USB key, but for professionals who need these features...

Vibrance by WJD Designs - 25 copies to be won!

After a brief hiatus, WJD Designs is back with another awesome theme for your BlackBerry smartphone. As with all of his themes, Vibrance is totally custom, and personalizes the theme thoroughout. It's custom battery and signal meters along with very bright colors really makes this theme jump out at you, hence the name. Vibrance is very wallpaper friendly, and each version contain a weather...

Review: Jabra Cruiser 2 Bluetooth Car Kit Speakerphone

Want to win a Jabra Cruiser 2 Car Kit Speakerphone from CrackBerry.com? Keep reading for contest details.I have been using a Jabra SP700 for a few years now, and figured it was time to pick up a new one. When it comes to bluetooth I have always been a big fan of Jabra. Their products are always high quality, long lasting, and have never let me down. So while browsing ShopCrackBerry.com I came...

JeeoSuite beta update to version 1.0.37 - Several bugs fixed

One of my favorite apps, JeeoSuite, had an update for their beta yesterday, bringing many improvements. If you haven't heard of JeeoSuite before, it is a WiFi Portal for your BlackBerry. Giving you access to your device's email, calendar, files, bookmarks, memos, photos, and device stats. It also has various tools including my personal favorite, screen capture. This update includes several bug...

Quick Review: BlackBerry Traffic - My recent road trip

Recently I made a road trip down to Virginia Beach for a wedding. Usually I know the roads I am traveling quite well, but in this case the route was very foreign to me. I have never been a fan of carrier navigation apps (mainly because of the monthly price) and have just used Google Maps if I found myself in a bind. Luckily, when I purchased my Hummer last year, they threw in a free GPS unit (...

Video tutorials for the BlackBerry Bold Touch 9930 extracted

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] The recent leak of OS 6.1.0.44 seems to be full of goodies. First some extracted apps, then a peak at some new icons, and then earlier today the entire icon set. Now we get a couple of tutorial videos for the hardware, homescreen, placing a call, SIM insertion, and some basics. This is also gives us a nice 360 degree view of the device itself in (...

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