Archive for January, 2010

Leaked OS: BlackBerry Curve 8530 5.0.0.463

Posted on 31. Jan, 2010 by .

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Those who love leaks have a had a good week.  Following up the leak from a couple days ago BlackBerry Curve 8530 users are now treated to a new unofficial OS.  No word on what changes are included in 5.0.0.463 or if there are any issues. Download Curve 8530 OS 5.0.0.463 REMEMBER: Install at your […]

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Contest: 3 One-Year TeleNav Subscriptions Up For Grabs

Posted on 31. Jan, 2010 by .

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We promised some really big giveaways and we don’t want to let you down.  TeleNav has been kind enough to offer us 3 one-year subscriptions to give to our readers.  TeleNav is by far the best turn-by-turn GPS application for BlackBerry Smartphones.  I have been using it for roughly 6 months now and it has […]

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Stylish BlackBerry Themes For The Ladies By Basic Visuals-One For The Guys Too

Posted on 31. Jan, 2010 by .

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Basic Visuals has been putting out some great themes as of late and I wanted to bring them to our readers attention.  Currently they have a total of four themes released, three of which are for the 85xx series with the fourth (Amber) being available for most devices.  When asking the creator, @phisgirl3 about the […]

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inPulse SmartWatch For BlackBerry Deposit Process Explained- Slight Delay In Release

Posted on 29. Jan, 2010 by .

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Allerta has just sent out an email to all of those who had signed up for the pre-order of the inPulse SmartWatch for BlackBerry.  The email states there has been a slight delay in production and the inPulse watches will now be shipped in March, not February as originally stated.  Below is an outline of […]

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Leaked OS: Curve 8900 Gets 5.0.0.461 And Bold 9000 Gets 5.0.0.464

Posted on 29. Jan, 2010 by .

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It has been awhile since we posted any news on an OS leak for BlackBerry’s.  Today the BlackBerry Curve 8900 and Bold 9000 users can rejoice! CrackBerry brought to my attention that BerryMe has posted some new 5.0 leaks. Bold users get OS 5.0.0.464 and 8900 users get 5.0.0.461.  I haven’t browsed any forums to […]

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Contest: Win A Powermat Mat

Posted on 28. Jan, 2010 by .

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We are very excited about our site redesign and new mindset, so excited in fact we have lined up some pretty big giveaways over the coming weeks.  To start the giveaways off, we are going to give one two lucky readers either a Powermat Home & Office Mat or a Powermat Portable Mat.  Each mat […]

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Live Video Of Prototype BlackBerry Magnum

Posted on 28. Jan, 2010 by .

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Just a few days away we posted some pictures of a prototype BlackBerry that had a touchscreen as well as a full physical keyboard.  It has since come to light that this BlackBerry was actually the old BlackBerry Magnum we had heard about.  The phone has since been scrapped and we are starting to hear […]

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Apple Announces The iPad… What Are Your Thoughts?

Posted on 27. Jan, 2010 by .

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Well, all the hype and speculation can be put aside now.  There we have it.  The iPad.  Running basically a suped up iPhone OS and using a 9.7″ LED screen.  Super size my iPod touch please!  The approach Apple took was not to replace the mobile phone or the laptop, but to give consumers the […]

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BerryScoop Loves Tech

Our New Mindset

Posted on 27. Jan, 2010 by .

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We all hope you are enjoying the new design of the site.  You can read about all the trouble we went through and have a good laugh at our expense, really..this one is one us.  One thing John mentioned in that article was a new mindset here at BerryScoop.  After CES we had a good […]

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Hello world! AGAIN.

Posted on 27. Jan, 2010 by .

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What a way to spend 24 hours…yesterday around this time we began our redesign launch.  All went smoothly until around 10:30 am today when a combination of user error, fatigue, and host failure caused us to not only launch a site redesign but switch hosts all together all while conversing with our BlackBerry’s, Editing Word […]

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My BlackBerry Bold 9700 Review

Posted on 26. Jan, 2010 by .

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The BlackBerry Bold 9700 has been out on various carriers around the globe for awhile now, with nothing but high praises and taunting by 9700 owners that they have the best BlackBerry on the market.  From screen quality, to keyboard, and to the supposed never ending battery life Bold 9700 owners claim it does it […]

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SearchIt Giveaway Winners!

Posted on 25. Jan, 2010 by .

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SearchIt winners announced

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Verizon Wireless To Offer Prepaid BlackBerry Plan

Posted on 23. Jan, 2010 by .

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I got word earlier today that Verizon Wireless is going to be offering a BlackBerry data plan within the next 90 days as part of their prepaid service.  Details are limited on if the user will be restricted to certain BlackBerry devices.  I can tell you that the prepaid BlackBerry data plan is going to […]

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Must Have Book For Aspiring BlackBerry Developers: Beginning BlackBerry Development

Posted on 23. Jan, 2010 by .

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What is one thing we true BlackBerry addicts love about our devices?  I am sure each of us will give a different answer, but in the end I would be willing to bet that the majority of answers have something to do with some sort of 3rd party application.  I would also be willing to […]

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foursquare for BlackBerry Moved to Public Beta

Posted on 21. Jan, 2010 by .

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What is Foursquare? Being from a smaller town I get this question quite a bit. My answer is that it is a social network that allows you to tell your friends where you are, what you like and allows you to meet up with those who are nearby. It’s great for events such as CES […]

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BerryBlab Set To Be Released On February 1st

Posted on 21. Jan, 2010 by .

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Awhile back we introduced you to a vBulletin BlackBerry application called BerryBlab, which was in beta at the time.  The time has come and Generation Media Group has announced they are going to be officially releasing BerryBlab on February 1st.  With BerryBlab the end user is able to fully use their favorite (as long as […]

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TouchScreen BlackBerry With Keyboard Smiles For Camera

Posted on 21. Jan, 2010 by .

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UPDATE: CrackBerry has posted some more insight into what device this actually is:  “This is DEFINITELY one of the older pre-dakota prototypes (ie. magnum). Don’t expect to be buying this exact device anytime soon (errr.. never). But something nicer and updated is in the works!” Good news and bad news all rolled into one comment. […]

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BeejiveIM For BlackBerry Client Pricing Cut In Half

Posted on 18. Jan, 2010 by .

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Beejive has just announced that they have cut the price for the BeejiveIM for BlackBerry client in half, for good this time.  This is a big break for BlackBerry users who haven’t wanted to dish out the $20-$30 for BeejiveIM in the past.  The pricing is now comparable to that of what can be found […]

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RIM Confirms New Raleigh Office

Posted on 18. Jan, 2010 by .

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Thanks to Kyle for giving us a heads up to this one. RIM has confirmed in an email that they are adding an office in Raleigh, NC. This is exciting because it appears RIM is planning on staffing it with new employees, as opposed to just moving people around. The more developers the better in […]

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SearchIt v1.44 Released- 10 Copies To Be Given Away

Posted on 18. Jan, 2010 by .

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One of the more thought out applications I have used recently would be SearchIt by ShaoSoft.  SearchIt allows the user to open a search dialog box from within almost any application on the BlackBerry.  With the most recent update to v1.44 they have added a ton of features and made the application a must have […]

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