How to get the most out of Family Day with your BlackBerry smartphone and tablet

Family Day 2013

Get ready Canadians, because for many of you Family Day is here. For those who do not live in Canada, Family Day is a holiday designed to give you time to be with your loved ones.

While many Canadians use this as a day to turn off their BlackBerry smartphones, there may be a way to harness the BlackBerry power for good. Continue reading to find a few apps that will help you maximize your time with the family.

BeBuzz 6 makes its way to BlackBerry App World



BeBuzz 6 has had a great beta period through the CrackBerry forums and has now finally made its way to an official version. The latest update brings some great new features and fixes that should tide everyone over until BlackBerry 10. BeBuzz has long been one of my favorite apps for BlackBerry and I can't want to see what the folks at Bellshare have in store for BlackBerry 10. Keep reading for the full press release or hit the link below to get it now. The update is free for current BeBuzz 5 users ($2.99 otherwise).

CrackBerry Holiday Gift Guide 2012 - Gifts for the BlackBerry student


CrackBerry Holiday Gift Guide

Oh it’s that time of year again. The time when we all start opening our wallets and pocket books. But it is also a time when we all start scratching our heads thinking about what to get the special people in our lives. In yet another addition to the CrackBerry 2012 Holiday gift guides, we take a look at what gifts to get the student on our lists. Let me come out and say it, being a student myself, students are hard to shop for. Often the student on your list has been living away from home so you’ve got no idea what to get them, well fret not CrackBerry Nation, continue reading to get the most in-depth list available for those BlackBerry wielding students in your life.

BeBuzz fans - Have you checked out the BeBuzz 6 Beta yet? Get it today!


BeBuzz fans - Have you checked out BeBuzz 6 Beta yet? Get it today!

I've been a longtime user of BeBuzz for BlackBerry and if you love the app as much as I do you may like to know that BeBuzz 6 is currently in beta and open to everyone. If you haven't heard of BeBuzz, it is an app developed by Bellshare that allows you to customize different LED notifications and sounds for the many different notifications you get on your BlackBerry so you know exactly what is incoming and waiting for you. If you take a click into our forums, you'll find Bellshare themselves have made the BeBuzz 6 Beta available for download for BlackBerry smartphones with OS 5.0 and higher.

Bellshare hosting megasale on their most popular BlackBerry apps!

Bellshare Megasale!

If you're looking to score some great BlackBerry apps on the cheap, now is your chance. Bellshare has posted some of their most popular apps in BlackBerry App World at reduced prices and have dubbed the occasion a megasale. Right now, you can pick up the following apps on sale:

Joseph’s most-used BlackBerry apps of 2011


2011 Most used apps on my BlackBerry

There are but a few days left in 2011; what better time to share with you my most-used apps of 2011 than now. I love my BlackBerry Smartphone for the communication tool that it is. I have one or two games installed on my device, but that's not what I spend the majority of my BlackBerry time doing. The messages app and browser give me quick access to the world at-large, but there are several other apps that truely keep me connected and organized. Head on past the break for the full list.