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Verizon Users Only Showing Bing As Their Search Engine Choice?!?

Some strange happenings on the Verizon front at the moment. The CrackBerry tips box is getting full of users who seem to be having their search engine options stripped from their web browsers, leaving Bing as the only choice for search engines to use. The CrackBerry forums and even the official Verizon forums all show signs of this happening, seemingly for no reason at this time. So, do you...

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PayPal Releases Free Send Money Application for BlackBerry Smartphones

Finally, after the announcement this morning and the long wait. You can now grab the download of the new Paypal "Send Money" application. The application it's self is a rather large download as you can see from the pic, rolling in at 1.6MB. The PayPal application is free to download and use, and is available on BlackBerry App World in Canada, USA, UK, France, Italy, Spain, Netherlands, Germany...

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Forums member TBacker posted a great thread giving a cool look at the inner workings of a BlackBerry Storm2. Some repairs were needed, so he took apart the device and snapped some photos along the way. There are loads of great images to look at, and we get a good glimpse of what goes down on the inside. He evens points out all the bits and pieces inside the device so we can see where...

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WeatherEye Launches New Beta And Is Looking For Feedback

WeatherEye has posted a new thread in the CrackBerry forums introducing their new WeatherEye Beta. The application brings a number of changes with it, which from my testing so far are great to see. New WeatherEye design WiFi Connectivity Ability to add multiple cities Radar maps Hourly forecast GPS locator With the release of the beta to the public WeatherEye developers are actively...

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The days of December seem to go by faster and faster, and those key holidays are right around the bend. You've decorated your house, busted out the Christmas music and tackled the mall, so the only thing left is to deck out your device with some holiday media. We have wallpapers, ringtones and themes galore to get you flying in the holiday spirit. Our own michaelwpg has even offered to...

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[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] Legally Addictive Games is having a contest and sale for their highly popular and addictive game Addictive Tower Defense. If you haven't seen this app before, I would recommend watching the video above. This game is a wonderful time waster and features an online leaderboard, multiple maps/save points, and statistics tracking. Addictive Tower...

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BlackBerry from the Perspective of a Nokia User, Smartphone Round Robin

click the image above to see Nokia user Matt Miller go hands-on with BlackBerry The 2009 Smartphone Round Robin is on in full force. While I'm living on planet Android, our Nokia-using friend Matt Miller of is living the good life on BlackBerry. Be sure to click over and check out his initial BlackBerry hands-on video as he experiences both the Storm2 and Bold 9700. And if you...

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Hockey Scores for BlackBerry Updated To Version 1.5

A little while back we posted about Hockey Scores, a free application that offered hockey score upates right on your BlackBerry smartphone. Shortly after, I got a few emails from some folks asking where the app had gone as it no longer worked and was no longer available in BlackBerry App World. I reached out to Ebscer, to inquire what had happened to the awesome app and was advised it was no...

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WIND Mobile Launches, Changing The Canadian Wireless Market

Just the other day we covered WIND Mobile and gave the run down of their services. Today, launch day for WIND Mobile, we have learned even more about how they plan on operating and the changes they are gonna bring to the Canadian wireless market. Rate plans are now available for all to see and well, they are quite impressive when placed alongside those of the big 3 in Canada. Starting at $...

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Contest: FIVE SmrtCases for the Tour to be won! Leave a comment to this post letting us know how you'd put the SmrtCase to use for you... [ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] The folks at SmrtCase sent me out a few samples of their new patent-pending SmrtCase Glide for the BlackBerry Tour, and I was so impressed with the design and utility that I just had to whip up a video and blog...

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EThemes Legacy - A Premium Classic Style Theme With A New Twist

Ely from EThemes sent me an email the other day letting me know his new theme was now available for the BlackBerry Curve 8900, Tour 9630 and Bold 9700 with a Bold 9000 version on the way as well. Legacy, is a classic style theme from when 4.5 was released. Back when "Crossbar" style themes were new. Ely has taken the time to give it a new twist by adding some nice transitions, customizing the...

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Mobile Checkbook 4.0 Now Available

We got word today that Mobile Checkbook 4.0 is now available in BlackBerry App World. If you're not familiar with the app, it essentially is what the name implies, a mobile checkbook. With the application you can record transactions, reconcile balances and access other information. Anywhere you go, you can instantly update your checkbook so your records are always up to date. You can then...

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Contest Winners: Cellunlock, GelaSkins, ContactOrder and RingScheduler

Another week closer to the end of the year, and more contests come and gone. If you haven't yet, don't forget to enter our CrackBerry / TeleNav Giveaway - Win a One-Year Subscription to TeleNav and a $100 Gift Certificate and our Holiday Contest: Win a Custom Painted BlackBerry Bold 9700 and More. We'll have some more great stuff to give away this week (as always), so if you...

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It's been a long road of beta testing for the BeeJiveIM team but, the day has finally come. BeeJiveIM 2.0 for BlackBerry smartphones is now available for purchase or as a free 30 day trial. If you were a beta tester the new features should be no surprise. But, for those of you out there that may have passed over the beta, new features are as follows: Facebook chat: Chat with your Facebook...

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Sprint Branded BlackBerry 9650 Essex Spotted

Looks like we have another showing of the BlackBerry 9650 Essex / Tour 2 in the CrackBerry forums.  This time, Matt_25 was able to grab these pics of the Sprint branded version (OS, no device logo) and post them for everyone to get a look at. Anytime we start seeing branded devices appear, such as we have with the Verizon and now Sprint versions you know that launch is nearing close. For...

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Bell Set To Release BlackBerry Curve 8530 During The Holidays

The BlackBerry Curve 8530 is making its way across to all the CDMA carriers out there. This time, the folks over at MobileSyrup got the goods on the Bell Mobility in Canada release of the latest curve generation. No pricing or details at this time but according to the post Bell customers will be able to grab the BlackBerry Curve 8530 smartphone on December 26th. Odd day for a launch, boxing...

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Role Call Tasks for BlackBerry Smartphones

If you're like me, you have a lot of daily tasks to keep track of which can make your life hectic and quite disorganized. Role Call Tasks is a helpful program ensuring that us busy (or forgetful) people get our to-do's organized effectively. When creating your tasks, you have options to add categories, date and time, status, priority, recurrence, and the task details for each item. When in...

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AstraSync Giveaway - 10 Free Copies To Be Won!

The holiday season has put Rockliffe Systems in a very giving mood. They have decided to give away 10 copies of their popular application/service AstraSync 4.0. If you don't already know about AstraSync, its a tool that synchronizes your email, calender, contacts from mail services such as Exchange, FirstClass, and Google to your BlackBerry. Essentially, the service gives you all the...

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AT&T BlackBerry Bold 9700 Review

After testing out numerous different Blackberry devices over the past few years, I always find myself with "one more thing" i wish the device would have included. With the Tour it was Wi-Fi, with the CDMA Curve 2 it was a higher resolution camera, and with the 8900 or Pearl Flip it was 3G. Finally, I can say that RIM has "checked all the boxes" with the introduction of the Blackberry Bold...

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