Category: Tips n’ Tricks

How to unlock your BlackBerry for free!

December 3, 2008 | By | 102 Comments

If you have a BlackBerry 8000 or 9000 series device and looked into unlocking then you know its usually expensive. Simon over at IntoMobile has posted details on how to unlock your device for free! So this unlocks virtually any BlackBerry Pearl, Curve, Pearl Flip or 8800 series. All you have to do is download […]

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Google Mobile Sync for BB, now does contacts too

November 23, 2008 | By | 15 Comments

Have you ever wished you had a BES (Enterprise Server) for your BlackBerry but you don’t want the cost? Well Google has introduced a new version of their Google Mobile Sync for BlackBerry, which allows you to sync with BlackBerry address book and caledner into their web-based email. Previously Google Sync only transferred your calender […]

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Safe mode hidden in BlackBerry Bold

October 10, 2008 | By | 3 Comments

Looks like you don’t have to wait for the BlackBerry Curve 8900 (Javelin) to run safe mode on your BlackBerry. Apparently the newer version of OS 4.6 for the BlackBerry Bold will be featuring safe mode. What this means is if your running a third party application and it causes your BlackBerry OS to die […]

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Self Diagnostic Tool for your BlackBerry

September 26, 2008 | By | 7 Comments

RIM has a secret little menu hiding inside your BlackBerry as long as its running OS 4.2 or higher. This little secret is a self diagnostic tool, which will help you figure out if something is wrong with your device. To access this menu simply go options > status > then type test once the […]

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How to upgrade your BlackBerry OS

September 7, 2008 | By | 30 Comments

Upgrading your BlackBerry operating system is fairly simple. The good news is even if your carrier doesn’t offer the latest OS updates you can still install them on your device from another carrier. Your first step is to visit RIM’s carrier download page and find the latest OS you want. Just make sure you device […]

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Learn how to disassemble your BlackBerry Bold

August 20, 2008 | By | 2 Comments

CNN.cn has done it again. Now they have successfully taken apart a BlackBerry Bold 9000. If you watch this video you will learn how to take it apart piece by piece, although we don’t recommend it. Click on over to check out the video or check out their other disassembly videos by them. [youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SGXToCiqqM0] [BBWorld […]

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Pocket Mac gets upgraded; Mac users happy again…

August 14, 2008 | By | 33 Comments

As a Mac user I never was happy with the options for syncing my BlackBerry and Mac together. I always wanted RIM just to design a Desktop Manager like they have for Windows for Mac. Well I went over to the BlackBerry site today to discover that a new version of Pocket Mac (4.1.25) was […]

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Hot new themes for your OS 4.5 BlackBerry

August 1, 2008 | By | 11 Comments

If you have recently installed RIM’s new operating system version 4.5 on your BlackBerry, then its time to customize it! Our good friends over at eVeek have designed three new hot themes for you. What’s the best part about these themes? They are free! To get started simply select your model: BlackBerry 8800, Pearl 81xx, […]

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How to get Windows Live messenger on your BlackBerry (if you don’t see the icon)

July 13, 2008 | By | 5 Comments

So in case you didn't know RIM has launched Windows Live Messenger for all carriers. Before this only a select amount of networks had access to the service (such as Bell here in Canada). Now that RIM has enabled Windows Live services you will have access to push Hotmail or Live email and Windows Live […]

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How to Photoshop your own dream BlackBerry!

July 7, 2008 | By | 4 Comments

Ronen from BerryReview pointed this out this morning. Ever wonder how people make some of the best Photoshop mockup's? PSDtuts.com have posted a detaied guide on how to curve every angle in photoshop. The guide shows you how to make a BlackBerry Bold in photoshop then you can pimp it out. Check out the tutorial […]

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Thinking of buying or selling your used BlackBerry? Read this first

June 3, 2008 | By | 1 Comment

BBCool has found a document from RIM that explains if your planning on buying or selling a used BlackBerry what you should do to it. It all makes pretty good sense it tells you how you should wipe the handheld to ensure no personal data is left on the device. You can download the PDF […]

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Garmin offers “Limetime” BlackBerry Navigation

May 19, 2008 | By | Add a Comment

Garmin has announced a new "Lifetime" subscription for your BlackBerry using their GPS navigation software. It sounds like a great idea but keep in mind the "lifetime" subscription is only for the life on the BlackBerry device you register with it. However Garmin offers this lifetime subscription for only $99.99 USD. You can get Garmin's […]

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