BlackBerry UK giving away 10 PlayBooks in prize draw!

With the release of the BlackBerry PlayBook approaching in the UK, BlackBerry UK have a prize draw currently open for a chance to win 1 of 10 shiny new PlayBooks. All you have to do is sign up to the BlackBerry newsletter that keeps you up-to-date on PlayBook news as well as other BlackBerry products. The draw is only open to UK residents and you must be 18 or over. The draw is open until...

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It should come as no suprise to anyone, there is a whole lot of stuff that goes into the planning of a wedding, and it can be rather easy to overlook something that needs to be done if you are not meticulous and extremely organized. No one wants to carry around a notepad with them everywhere they go so they know what has been done, and what needs to be done, so why not just keep all the...

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The guys at SmrtGuard are celebrating their 2 year anniversay in style. To help spread the love, they're running a contest where you could win a 16GB BlackBerry Playbook, a lifetime license to SmrtGuard Pro or a 1-year SmrtGuard Pro subscription. What do you have to do to enter? If you're an existing SmrtGuard subscriber then you're already entered and good to go. If you haven't tried using...

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BlackBerry Bold 9900 simulator surfaces online

Since not all of us were able to attend BlackBerry World this year that means that we all had to live out the Bold 9900, and OS7 through our computer screens by watching hands on videos from those who were lucky enough to play with it. If you have been dying to get your hands on OS7 and see how it differs from OS6, and to get a little alone time with the 9900, you can now simulate that...

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Blockheads by Critter Creative - A fast paced game for the BlackBerry PlayBook

Think you have fast reflexes and even faster fingers? Put them to the test with Blockheads by Critter Creative for the BlackBerry PlayBook! The game will feel familiar to most of you as it's in the bubble popping category, but it's also got a bit of a Tetris feel, as rows of blocks drop from above while you eliminate groups of same-colored blocks from below. Blockheads is fast-paced,...

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[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] As you may or may not have noticed from some of the leaked device videos of recent, BlackBerry Protect is getting an upgrade in BlackBerry 7, all while becoming deeply integrated into the BlackBerry OS. The above video shows us some of the new options that will be available when the new version rolls out. That's not to say anyone who isn't on...

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Lock BlackBerry Messenger - Password Protect your BBMs

When it comes to my device I can be pretty careless. I'm constantly losing it at home or misplacing it at work. Normally there's nothing on there that would come back to haunt me as I'm a pretty boring person. However, my BBM's are a different story. That's where Lock BlackBerry Messenger by Ajani InfoTech comes into play. It keeps your BBM messages secure without locking the rest of your...

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PingChat! updates to v2.4.3 – Lets you release your ID to switch devices

  PingChat! is one of many cross platform instant messaging applications that lets you chat with friends and family on other devices without touching your text messaging plan. While nothing can beat BlackBerry Messenger, it lets me communicate with those around me especially traitorous family members who switched platforms. Just kidding, I love my family. As long as I get to keep my S and R...

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Spot The Differences– An addicting puzzle game for the BlackBerry PlayBook

  On the finale of NBC's the Office, Pam averted a crisis when she handed acting manager Creed two pictures and said he needed to find the differences between them for home office. Of course those were fake but it brought back memories of being a kid and playing all sorts of puzzles and brain teasers. Now you can relive your youth and take it with you on your BlackBerry PlayBook with Spot the...

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BlackBerry Torch 2 leaks continue, this time on video!

No surprise here but, the BlackBerry Torch 2 leaks are continuing. First was some low lighted images then came the higher res ones and now -- a video. Although it's not the first time we've seen the BlackBerry Torch 2 on video, it does give us one of the better walkthroughs of the hardware and software from a pre-release perspective. Revisiting the specs on the BlackBerry Torch 2:...

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Count your calories on the go with Calorie Counter by MyFitnessPal

Now a days it is very important to many to watch what they are eating, and to ensure that they are getting the proper amount of nutrients during the day, and without having intense knowledge about it knowing what to eat and what to substitute can be a bit difficult. At the end of March the folks at MyFitnessPal LLC brought their extremely popular Calorie Counter application to BlackBerry...

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Ladies, track your period on the go with Period Calendar Deluxe

Something that many ladies like to keep track of is their fertility window, and marking it on home calendars is great, but while on the go it is easy to forget. Not everyone wants reminders of it on their personal or work calendars, and lucky for you the folks at MobiDala have created Period Calendar Deluxe to help you track all the vital information while on the go.  While it may seem a bit...

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South Africa honors BlackBerry as the 'Coolest Brand Overall'

In Sunday Times' Generation Next 2011 Brand Survey Awards, BlackBerry was hailed as the Coolest Brand Overall, with top honors in the Coolest High-Tech Gadget and Coolest Cellphone categories. The outcomes of the 7th yearly Generation Next Brand Survey Awards had been declared in Johannesburg on Wednesday, and one of the prime reasons for declaring BlackBerry the Coolest Brand Overall was BBM...

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It's Memorial Day weekend here in the US, and for a lot of people that means travel and vacation. If you're off on a trip with the kids, whether by car or plane or whatever, you know they will probably have some of those "Are we there yet?" and "I'm bored!!" moments. I found a fun app for the BlackBerry PlayBook that's not only entertaining, but will keep them reading all weekend long, and...

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XIMAD’s Ninja Shooter for BlackBerry now available

If you're into bubble shooter style games, then XIMAD has just what you are looking for. Their latest game, Ninja Shooter is now for BlackBerry smartphones and features classic bubble shooter aspects using panda bears and ninjas this time around. Like all XIMAD games thus far, the graphics are well done and gameplay can range from easy to hard. From their press release: Prepare for hours...

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Last week we let you know about a free theme called Naturize by Berry Glow Designs. They were so happy with how well the theme was received, that they have now released a premium version, with all the same visual elements you loved in the free version, but with a completely overhauled layout.  Instead of the stock BB6 UI, Naturize Premium features a unique split-sliding dock, a weather slot,...

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BelCompany to introduce BlackBerry PlayBook in the Netherlands

Europe, this is for you. After several retailers in the UK announcing the availability of the BlackBerry PlayBook on June 16th, BelCompany is here to do the same for the Netherlands, on the exact same date. Hopefully this means that June 16th marks the launch of the BlackBerry PlayBook in all of Europe, and perhaps other countries countries as well. As far as pricing goes, the BlackBerry...

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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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