Archive for June, 2009

BerryScoop Adds TweetBoard To Site

Posted on 30. Jun, 2009 by .

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You may have noticed a red or green tab on the left hand side of our page.  Fear not my friends, it is an exciting new way to communicate with each other as you browse our site.  Simply click on the tab, log in to your Twitter account and begin to chime in.  A mini […]

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Intriguing Article By Boy Genius About RIM And Their Shortcomings

Posted on 30. Jun, 2009 by .

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Boy Genius posted a lengthy article today regarding RIM, their software, and the general direction the company is heading. I have to say the article makes a very strong case for RIM to step up their software and device development.  The main threat to the BlackBerry is the iPhone at the moment.  I would like […]

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BlackBerry Curve/Gemini 8520 Passes Through FCC

Posted on 30. Jun, 2009 by .

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It appears RIM is keeping the FCC busy these days. Right after the Scoop of the Blackberry Tour passing through the FCC the BlackBerry Curve/Gemini 8520 has also cleared the FCC.  There are rumblings the phone is expected to be released on T-Mobile in either July or August.  So what will it be T-Mobile customers?  […]

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Pre-Order A Verizon Tour Today! With And Without Camera Just As Expected

Posted on 30. Jun, 2009 by .

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Without having officially announced the BlackBerry Tour, Verizon Wireless has gone ahead and put up the Tour for pre-order on their site, also confirming the July 12th release date. We had originally brought you the Scoop on, a couple occasions, about the Tour coming in two flavors, camera and non camera.  Wouldn’t you know it, […]

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BlackBerry Tour Gets Blessed By The FCC

Posted on 29. Jun, 2009 by .

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This should come as no surprise to anyone who has been following the news on the BlackBerry Tour.  It appears the FCC has given it a once over and its blessing for the masses. Take a look at the FCC page for the Tour HERE [Via]

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Cool App: PhoneBAKup For BlackBerry

Posted on 29. Jun, 2009 by .

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PhoneBAKup is an easy to use, straight forward app for those of us who can’t have enough backups of our vital information.  PhoneBAK up will automatically backup your contacts, tasks, calendar, and memo pad automatically.  Set up is a breeze, simply select what information you want the app to backup, select the frequency (daily, weekly, […]

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BOLT Browser Enters Beta 3

Posted on 29. Jun, 2009 by .

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BOLT Browser is fast becoming the browser of choice for the BlackBerry platform.  They have just released the latest build of BOLT for you to use and abuse.  The new features added to this build are as follows: -Copy and paste text -Enter and edit text directly within online text boxes -Upload files such as […]

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New Free Screen Capture App: ZonaSnap

Posted on 28. Jun, 2009 by .

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ZonaSnap is a new free app which will allow the user to take a screenshot on their BlackBerry screen.  After the screenshot is taken via the menu/shortcut key the user is shown a preview of the screenshot and then is given the option to email, send to photobucket, or save the picture.  It is available […]

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BlackBerry Tour To Hit Sprint Shelves July 20th?

Posted on 27. Jun, 2009 by .

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Hot on the heels of the supposed Verizon release date for the BlackBerry Tour there are rumors going around the launch date for the Tour on Sprint is set for July 20th.  The same price customers of Verizon will appreciate will also be offered to those  Sprint customers who are returing their Pre have been […]

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Verizon Lauching The BlackBerry Tour July 12th $199

Posted on 26. Jun, 2009 by .

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Check this out.  BGR has gotten their hands on a screenshot which boasts the release date and price of the BlackBerry Tour 9630 on Verizon.  The Tour looks to be available on July 12th for a cool $199.99 on a 2yr agreement.  Amazing price for a great device.  It appears from the screenshot that they […]

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Unofficial T-Mobile Cruve 8520 Review

Posted on 26. Jun, 2009 by .

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The T-Mobile Curve 8520 aka Gemini has showed its face again.  This time in the form of a review done up by PhoneArena.  The review is lengthy and full of pictures galore.  You may or may not already be aware the 8520 is set to be the first BlackBerry to use a trackpad instead of […]

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Difference In Sprint and Verizon Tours Revealed

Posted on 26. Jun, 2009 by .

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The folks over at PocketLint have been able to get their hands on both carrier branded versions of the BlackBerry Tour 9630 for Sprint and Verizon.  The picture above reveals that the Verizon branded Tour is going to ship with a titanium bezel and the Sprint version will ship with a silver bezel.  Drop us […]

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BIS 2.7 To Be Implemented Tonight-Outages Planned

Posted on 26. Jun, 2009 by .

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Don’t freak out tonight you are unable to access your BIS account.  RIM will be hard at work upgrading their BlackBerry Internet Service to v2.7.  The outage is planned from 6/26 11PM-6/27 3AM PST.  There isn’t a whole lot this release brings to the table but seeing RIM constantly strive to improve the service we […]

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Twitter Client Yatca Updated To v1.7.2-New Features

Posted on 25. Jun, 2009 by .

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We all have our own favorite Twitter client and for some the client of choice is Yatca.  Yatca is unique in the fact it streamlines your timeline into your BlackBerry message list.  Currently Yatca is only available on OS 4.6 and up.  Head on over to Yatca and see what the changes include. hint: Geotagging, […]

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Premium Elecite Themes- Game Consoles: PlayStation And Xbox

Posted on 25. Jun, 2009 by .

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Elecite has brought the battle of gaming consoles to the BlackBerry.  Both of these themes look amazing.  I have personally owned both of the consoles, and can say the themes are spot on with their representation of each console.  Which system will it be, PlayStation or Xbox?  The xBerry theme is available for the 88xx, […]

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Verizon Rebate Form Shows BlackBerry Tour 9630 With Two UPC's-UPDATE

Posted on 24. Jun, 2009 by .

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The next rebate form to be offered by Verizon Wireless has the BlackBerry Tour included.  As you can see in the picture above the rebate formis valid from 6/28/09-8/01/09.  These rebate forms are great indicators of what is coming in a certain timeframe.  The July 13th date just may hold true.  What I found interesting […]

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BerryWeather v1.5 Released-Radar And GPS Included

Posted on 24. Jun, 2009 by .

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BellShare has released v1.5 of their great app BerryWeather.  I have personally been a part of the beta testing and I have to say I am thoroughly impressed with the app.  From the GPS integration to the radar maps, I can honestly say it is a great looking app… oh and its functionality is amazing […]

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How Fast Can You Type On Your BlackBerry? TyperSpeed Will Tell You!

Posted on 23. Jun, 2009 by .

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I want to have a little fun with this one while at the same time promoting a great BlackBerry app: TyperSpeed.  TyperSpeed is an application which calculates your words per minute on your BlackBerry after you have typed a predefined text included in the app.  It is that easy.  The price point on the app […]

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Premium Ulterior BlackBerry Theme By Elecite

Posted on 23. Jun, 2009 by .

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Don’t you think this theme just looks angry?  This theme is designed after the ever popular Alienware gaming system.  The ribs light up to reveal your signal and battery strength.  The open and close buttons are for a “secret” hatch that will reveal a bunch of customizable icons.  Closing it reveals your messages, media, and […]

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New Twitter Client In The Works: Tweeteev

Posted on 22. Jun, 2009 by .

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Today there has been a lot of talk and buzz surrounding a new Twitter client which is currently being built for the Blackberry platform:  Tweeteev.  The creators of this app claim the new Twitter client will be “a disruptive Blackberry and Android client for Twitter. The interface, features and experience that Tweeteev provides will totally […]

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