Save the universe on your BlackBerry PlayBook with Aitch by Birnam Designs!

You are Mr. Aitch, assistant to a brilliant but dangerously forgetful scientist. You must go behind him and turn off his experiments before they wreak havoc on the universe! So begins the description for the BlackBerry PlayBook game Aitch, by Birnam Designs. Curious, I downloaded it and discovered a really fun, and quite addictive, new favorite game. At the start of each level you are...

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Better manage your contact list with Contact Import/Export for BlackBerry

This is one app that I can say I am instantly in love with. No matter how many ways you backup your contacts, sometimes it's just not that easy to get what you need to do done. Be it updating, backing up or even switching to another device, sometimes it's not as easy as it seems. That's where Contact Import/Export hopes to solve your problems. This handy app lets you both import and export (...

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This one definitely made me chuckle a bit. Nigel sent in the above image of an AT&T BlackBerry Curve 8310 on display at a local Walmart. It seems that wires got crossed somewhere as the device is being advertised as BlackBerry 6 Ready. As we all know, the 83xx series will never see BlackBerry 6 (unless Walmart knows something we don't) so it's safe to assume that this tag belongs to...

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Here are the winners from last week's round of contests. If you won you will be receiving an email either directly from us or the retailer/developer directly in the next few days. If for some reason you don't receive an email within 7-14 days (be sure to check your spam/junk folder just in case, and verify your registered address associated with your CrackBerry account) you can email us at...

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The BlackBerry PlayBook has been on the market for a little over a month now, and while we've seen the catalog of PlayBook apps grow, we have yet to see most of the BIG TIME services that sooo many of us use daily on our computers and other mobile devices come to the Tablet OS platform (seriously, I can't even imagine going back to life without Kindle, Skype, Dropbox or Evernote and...

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Video tutorials for the BlackBerry Curve 9350/9370 extracted

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Just like last time a new OS leaked for a yet-to-be-released device, folks have already ripped through it to see what, exactly if anything was new. CrackBerry forums member, Lucky45 was quick to extract and let us know that within that BlackBerry 7 OS leak was the tutorial videos for the BlackBerry Curve 9350/9370. (sedona / apollo) In addition to...

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Foursquare for BlackBerry alpha updated to v1.9.89

As long as you don't mind running a alpha version of Foursquare for BlackBerry, you can now go ahead and update whatever version it is you currently may have installed. Foursquare for BlackBerry is now sitting at v1.9.89 which is seemingly just a minor bump from the last version being v1.9.85. List of some of the changes is now available below: Improved friend management Changes to...

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BlackBerry App World updated to v2.1.2.19

BlackBerry App World updates have been coming faster these days, just last week we saw 2.1.2.15 roll out to user and now its received yet another minor bump up to v2.1.2.19. Like always, it's not showing up for everyone as of yet so you can try downloading it directly using the link below or you can simply just wait until you get notified on your device. Again, no change log has been offered up...

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Here come the BlackBerry 7 OS leaks

That time again folks, the time when OS leaks start turning up before the actual devices. BlackBerry 7 is of course the next OS to be appearing on BlackBerry smartphones after it was announced that RIM would be bypassing BlackBerry 6.1 on future devices. Now, as the devices are getting even closer to launch, the OS' for them have now started to turn up. That said, you have to keep in mind...

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From the Forums: How to get Duck Hunt running on your BlackBerry PlayBook!

If you have a BlackBerry PlayBook, chances are good that you are itching for some great games. There are some good ones in BlackBerry App World, and more to come, but one of the coolest things about the PlayBook is the built in flash support, which potentially opens up the door for a ton of awesome games that can be found free, right on the internet. CrackBerry forums member Lucky45 laid out a...

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Let me start by saying yes, I know that this is a novelty app and isn't very practical for most users. That being said, it is actually very amusing providing you can find an implementation for it. Game Show Soundboard is a fun app that lets aspiring game show hosts live in their glory. With a complete soundboard, timer and scoring, Game Show Soundboard brings out your Wink Martindale and...

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Quick Review: BlackBerry Charging Pod for Torch 9800

Want to win a BlackBerry Charging Pod for the Torch 9800? Keep reading for contest details. When it comes to my BlackBerry I am a certified addict. From the moment I wake up to the minute I go to bed my BlackBerry Torch never leaves my side. The only problem is that my constant use puts a significant drain on the battery. I'm sure you're all familiar with the utter frustration that follows...

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CrackBerry Poll: Which upcoming BlackBerry Smartphone will you be buying?

Which upcoming BlackBerry Smartphone will you be buying?online survey With all the BlackBerry PlayBook talk over the last month or so, it's easy to let all of the phone news slip through the cracks. Lots of people are still buzzing about the PlayBook and the Tablet OS news certainly won't be trailing off any time soon, but I still like to keep things coming on the phone front as well. At...

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Win a free copy of DE-LEXION by Walker Themes - 30 copies up for grabs!

Not long ago we brought you a closer look at DE-LEXION by Walker Themes. One of the first of it's kind, this theme is set apart from others by the beautiful icons that reflect against the shiny dock. Not just stock icons either, but 3rd-party icons as well, which until recently, I had never seen done before. The home screen is fully stocked with a hidden today plus area, weather/profiles slot...

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If you travel frequently for business, you may know what it feels like to be headed to a new town, and not know anything about it. Sure, you could use Google and hunt around for information, but why do that when an app like What's It Like In… is available? This new app for the BlackBerry PlayBook by jbloomDesign is a good way to discover upcoming events, weather, and recent pictures on Flickr...

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BlackBerry Travel now available in over 40 countries

Bitten by the travel bug? Well, here is something for you and all the other keen travelers: BlackBerry Travel is now available in 45 different countries! Since its inception BlackBerry Travel has enjoyed a lot of attraction from numerous people worldwide, but to the disappointment of many, it was initially available only in North America, UK and Spain. But that should not matter anymore, as...

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Free AIR Browser file explorer for the BlackBerry PlayBook

AIR Browser for the BlackBerry PlayBook is a free file explorer utility that allows you to delve a bit deeper into your PlayBook's file system. With the app you can browse directories, cut, copy and paste files as well as rename and delete files/folders. The app runs super smooth and is pretty sweet for the price. Since the PlayBook doesn't really have any type of file manager, AIR Browser...

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  RIM has announced today that law firm Holzer Holzer & Fistel, LLC has launched an investigation for possible federal securities law violations. The firm claims that RIM had made false and misleading statements regarding some aspects of their business. The main focus of the investigation is if RIM knew but failed to disclose that they were having issues that were negatively impacting...

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Slacker Radio for BlackBerry updated to v4.0.736

Although I often switch between Slacker Radio and Pandora, the new services recently introduced by Slacker have caused me to use it more so then Pandora recently. The PlayBook app is great but the BlackBerry app for a while now has always some minor bugs within including a rather long start up time. The latest version, while not in BlackBerry App World as of yet has been released via the...

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If you're at all a fan of games like Scrabble or Boggle then WordMaster may be just right for you. This addictive word game for BlackBerry has two game modes (normal and classic) and tons of replay value. Search out words at quickly as you can and gains points along the way. Pull letters from the board to build your words, and as always, bigger is better. The price is a bit steep at $4.99, but...

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