BlackBerry PlayBook now available from Zain Bahrain

Now available at Zain Experience Shops throughout Bahrain, the BlackBerry PlayBook has finally escaped North America to find its way near the western shores of the Persian Gulf. Available at competitive prices, monthly installment purchase plans and direct discounts, the BlackBerry-loving folk of Bahrain now has the ultimate chance to get ahead of the technology race without breaking the bank...

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CrackBerry Reminder: What you may have missed this week

What You May Have Missed CrackBerry Podcast 69! Good for Memorial Day weekend listening!Even More Torch 2 photos BlackBerry Torch 2 poses for the camera yet again The BlackBerry PlayBook Application InitiativeVideo tutorials for the BlackBerry Curve 9350/9370 extractedResearch In Motion Under Investigation for Potential Federal Securities Law Violations Contest Reminders 50 copies of...

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We have 25 copies of Labyrinth 2 by BerryBlowApps to give away! Keep reading to find out how to win! Welcome to this week's BlackBerry App Roundup! We have searched high and low and found some neat apps to share with you this week, so head on past the break to check them out! If you have an app you want to see featured in the roundup be sure to check the end of the post for information on...

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Another round of BlackBerry Torch 2 photos turns up

Although it was only just the other day we saw some new images of the BlackBerry Torch 2 turn up, it has now once again appeared in some new images. This time around we get some better lighting to go ahead and shine on the device to help show it off. We also get a look at the OS running on the device which is now showing as BlackBerry 7 as opposed to the previous leaks which showed off...

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Earlier today, RIM took to twitter to let everyone know three new carriers have now implemented carrier billing for BlackBerry App World. T-Mobile, A1 Telekom and Vodafone UK have all been added to the line up which, is great for both their customers and BlackBerry app developers. The more carriers that offer up BlackBerry App World carrier billing equates to more app purchases from those who...

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CrackBerry Poll: BBM and intimate relationships - a blessing or curse?

For some it is boon, for others bane. But for all I know, BBM is not only a major selling point of BlackBerry smartphones, but for some people it is the sole reason to buy one in the first place! Whether just socializing, sharing intimate moments or having fun with friends, BBM can both be a powerful communications tool or the very opposite of a carefree, merry experience. In a recent study...

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Review: Freedom Pro Bluetooth Keyboard for BlackBerry Smartphones

In looking to lighten my daily load when travelling to and from university, I wanted to leave my Macbook at home and just use my BlackBerry. It was fine for a while until I had to start writing essays and pages and pages for coursework. The Torch keyboard wasn't going to cut it. Of course there was the option of using the university computers but you weren't always guaranteed to get one so I...

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We Made It... CrackBerry Podcast Episode SIXTY NINE!!!

We did it! CrackBerry Podcast Episode 69! I know, I know.. most podcasters out there go with 50 shows or 100 shows as being a notable milestones, but somehow I think 69 episodes is just way more... crackier.  So for our sixty ninth CrackBerry podcast we once again did what we always do best... have fun and shoot the you know what on everything BlackBerry. Listen into this one hour show Adam,...

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Streaking by Edward Lahrs - Keep track of goals on your BlackBerry PlayBook!

Your kid's chores, exercising, quitting smoking, your approaching vacation… do these have anything in common? Not really, except for the fact that they are all things that you can track on a calendar. You know what I mean, the kind you used to buy and hang on the wall, that's now been replaced by your BlackBerry/laptop/PlayBook calendar. Well now you can get back the satisfaction of marking...

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[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Following up on the news earlier this week that Research In Motion is under investigation for possible federal securities law violations, RIM fired off a press release this morning saying the purported class action lawsuit is without merit: WATERLOO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 27, 2011) - Research In Motion Limited ("RIM") (NASDAQ:RIMM)(TSX:RIM...

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Vintage by Cocky Culture - Yesterday's swagger on today's BlackBerry!

After a long hiatus, Cocky Culture has just burst back into the BlackBerry theme scene in a big way. Their new theme Vintage is one of a kind, and a refreshing take on maximizing your home screen space. This one isn't for you wallpaper junkies, but if you crave a fresh look and a funky feel, keep reading. Once you install Vintage on your BlackBerry, the first thing you'll see is the bold use...

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Enter to win a free copy of D-Aegis by Raypho Themes! Details below! Hey everyone, welcome back to the BlackBerry Theme Roundup! If you have developed a theme you want to share or be featured in the contest, or if you just see a really good one out there somewhere, send it in! Send an email to themeroundup[at]crackberry.com for consideration. In the meantime, check out this week's picks and...

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GroupMe 2.0 for BlackBerry officially released

GroupMe, which offers free group text messaging and conference-calling services has rolled out version 2.0 of their BlackBerry app. With it being a milestone update for them, they've added quite a few new features to the already robust cross-platform service: In-app chat -  Send messages over your data connection, entirely within the app. Text as much as you want without hitting your SMS...

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Leaked OS 7.0.0.100 for the BlackBerry 9810 9860 and 9900

It seems like a few months before the next wave of devices lands we always get an influx of OS leaks that many of us can't use. This time is no different, with some more OS 7 leaks coming our way. These come in the form of OS 7.0.0.100 for the BlackBerry 9810, 9860 and 9900. Again, most of you won't be able to do anyhting with these, but some may look to tinker around a bit. Word of caution -...

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Weekly Accessory Roundup - Win an extended battery for your device!

You could win an extended battery for your device from ShopCrackBerry.com! Keep reading for details! When I get a device I'm all about battery life. Ever since the 9700 and it's insane battery life came around I won't settle for anything less. One of the ways I've found to keep the fire burnin' is with an OEM size extended battery. Unlike bulky extended batteries that require a different...

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Gist for BlackBerry now available for additional devices

Gist for BlackBerry has been updated to support additional devices. Previously the app was only available for the BlackBerry Torch, but the new update brings support for the Bold 9700/9780, Bold 9900/9930, Style 9670 and Tour 9630. Gist was acquired by RIM a few weeks back and good things should be on the horizon beyond their BlackBerry app (think integration). Gist is a great contact...

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Angry Farm updated to v1.1.15 - Now featuring 120 levels

The folks at Smarter Apps have again added some new levels to their popular Angry Farm game for BlackBerry. Angry Farm now features 50 additional levels for a total of 120 levels in all. The update now sits at version 1.1.15 and includes some bug fixes as well. If you haven't checked out Angry Farm yet its pretty sweet overall. You need to help take out the angry foxes with your farm animals,...

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Doug let us know that a few of his BlackBerry games have been discounted for a limited time. Atom Trap, Asteroid Blast (phone) and Asteroid Blast HD (PlayBook) have all be knocked down to just $0.99. These are some great games that are awesome time killers, and if you get them quick you can save a bunch. Atom Trap and Asteroid Blast are available for most phones while Asteroid Blast HD is for...

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BlackBerry Torch 2 poses for the camera yet again

We haven't seen much of the upcoming BlackBerry Torch 2 in the last few weeks, but the guys at TechnoBuffalo tossed up a few images in case you're in withdrawal. Nothing really new here from these shots, but we do get to see more of my least favorite battery door to date (I think it looks Bedazzled!). Also we can tell from the icons that this guy is running OS 7 as expected. A quick recap of...

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Just in case you thought AVEA was done, they weren't. They also went ahead and released the official OS 6.0.0.576 for the BlackBerry Bold 9700 and BlackBerry Curve 3G 9300. Same deal as before folks if AVEA is not your carrier. Just simply go ahead and remove that pesky vendor.xml file before you load any of these up. Thanks @rr_yy! Download OS 6.0.0.576 For the BlackBerry Bold 9700Download...

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