Archive for October, 2009
It’s finally here! The new mid-range BlackBerry Curve 8520 for Rogers has been officially released. Starting today Rogers customers should be able to grab one for $99 with three year contract, or $449 without contract. As of today Rogers is offering the Curve 8520 in black, followed by Violet in the coming weeks. It’s not [...]
UPDATE: If you’re having issues download it in App World, RIM has released an OTA download link: http://blackberry.com/messenger from your BlackBerry will download it. After being leaked tons of times, RIM finally made the new upgraded BlackBerry messenger available. The new upgraded version of BBM can be downloaded for free in BlackBerry App World. Apparently [...]
Bolt has announced it has dropped the beta tag and has released Bolt 1.5! Â This new release is faster, 15% faster than the Beta 3. New features include the ability to stream videos of any length, a dedicated search bar, a download manager that downloads files straight from BOLT, and a caching feature to browse [...]
Vonage announced it’s mobile application for BlackBerry. Users can use it to make inexpensive international calls wherever they go. Vonage mobile international rates save users more than 50% in dozens of countries compared to most wireless carriers. Users can also use their existing number, contacts, and device interface to place calls. No extra steps needed. [...]
Hedone Hawker of Hedone Design has a heart of gold, because thanks to popular demand, they have taken their theme and opened it to more BlackBerry devices. The theme is black or white, and the contrasts are really sharp and detailed. It’s simple yet elegant, and it’s on sale in the BlackBerry Sync Store for [...]
HedoneDesign has many different types of themes but there’s a great new called Rollin’ that is on sale in the BlackBerry Sync Store for $3.99 till October 10th! The theme is nostalgic, reminiscent of the late 60′s/early 70′s era. The look reminds me of a Herbie the Love Bug meets Sgt Pepper’s. The description is [...]
Our friends over at Elecite have just introduce an amazing new theme. It’s based on the HTC Hero device and is now available for the BlackBerry Bold, Curve 8900, Storm and Tour series devices. The new Hero theme from Elecite features tri-screen animations, 4 customizable icons, today screen, and a dedicated weather app slot. It’s [...]
Just wanted to remind our readers that you have until October 7th to gwab a copy of Gwabbit from the BlackBerry Sync Store and receive 20% off the first year! That’s a great deal you don’t want to miss! If you know any friends and family who get several business emails and don’t want to [...]
I’m trying out a few applications for the BlackBerry that promise to help with being a responsible driver. One is drivesafe.ly and the other is zoomsafer. I know statistics say there’s quite a few drivers who text, I can make an educated guess it’s more. We all know someone who does it.
It’s hard to believe we’re 40 weeks into 2009 already! With that being said it’s time for your Weekly Sync of BlackBerry news from the ending week. This week we finally saw the official release of Desktop Manager for Mac, plus some more great leaks. Also we had a few giveaways, with plenty more to [...]
The last time I reviewed Color ID, it was a few updates behind. And so much has happened since. I really like the Color ID, and it has become an integrated app of my BlackBerry. Not only has it updated, but there’s also a free version available as well, and we have a surprise. Color [...]
NinjaThemes has some bright and colorful themes, this one is outstanding as well. It has a look reminiscent of Tron or some space movie. And while Linear is available in the BlackBerry Sync Store in purple, I had the privilege of trying it out in Gold.