Monthly Archive for June, 2009Page 2 of 29

QuickPull Pro offers scheduling options, memory monitoring and more

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QuickPull Pro is a paid upgrade to the free version, QuickPull. The QuickPull app has been a great success, providing BlackBerry users with a fast and easy way to reset their device. QuickPull Pro provides all the same benefits of the original QuickPull (free), but with some advanced scheduling options, memory monitoring, and some other enhancements.

QuickPull is a free application for your BlackBerry.

QuickPull Pro is available for $0.99 until July 10th.

Viigo enhancements in Tango 9 (release 3) roundup

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Viigo’s latest release, Tango 9 (release 3) or version is 3.1.330 has had several updates. With this new version, 3 new modules are available including Audio & Podcasts, Social Networking and Deals. Below, we’ve done a roundup of the services that have been added since the release of Tango 8.

Viigo has made several enhancements in Tango 9 (release 3) including:

· Social Networks including Twitter, Friend Feed and Identica are now supported.
· Audio & Podcasts is now available and, because of a partnership with Podcast.com, comes with more than 10,000 podcasts across 22 categories to get folks jumpstarted.
· A Deals module has been added. Now you can buy the best sale items or hottest promotions using Viigo and the Gazaro service.
· Keep track of credit card, bank or frequent flyer accounts for example in the new My Accounts service, the first premium service in Viigo found in the Business & Finance Module.
· An improved Weather module now gives you real-time updates, day and night forecasts, radar and much more info.
· And at the core, a new real-time channel framework has been implemented.
Click through for a roundup of the services offered with Viigo

Free BlackBerry themes from Temas BlackBerry

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Temas BlackBerry themes is a relatively new site. The majority of themes are free and it’s worth checking in every now and then for something you like. Here are some of the latest free themes:

Real Madrid Animated
Puppy Christmas
The Godfather
Zona Coquette
Matrix
Blue Shelves

The ulimate BlackBerry Cool contest – all inclusive trip to Norway and more

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Win a 7-day all-inclusive trip to Scandinavia this summer!

We’re still running our Opera Mini contest so be sure to enter to win. All you have to do is download Opera Mini 4.2 on your BlackBerry (if you haven’t done it already). We’re giving away a ton of prizes including:

  • BodyGuardz scratch protectors for the Curve 900 and Bold.
  • A wide variety of chargers.
  • Otterbox cases for the Bold and 8900.
  • Software gift cards of up to $50.

Download Opera Mini by visiting mini.opera.com using your BlackBerry browser.

To win one of our Tier 1 prizes, just leave a comment on this post or the contest page. Tell us what you like and dislike about Opera Mini.

One lucky reader from the BlackBerry Cool community will win the Grand Prize and get to visit Oslo, Norway and visit the Opera headquarters. He or she will be accompanied by a correspondent from BlackBerry Cool, who will be writing about the experience. You’ll even get to visit Linkoping, Sweden where Opera Mini is made.

Contest ends Friday, July 10 at noon PDT.

Please send your entries to kyle at blackberrycool dot com with the subject “Opera Mini Review”

Only North American residents are eligible.

BOLT browser Beta3 official release with new features

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Today, the newest edition of BOLT (dubbed “Beta3”) has been officially released. There are some significant new features and improvements to this release of BOLT that are definitely worth checking out.

Some of the latest updates for the Beta3 release of BOLT are the ability to copy and paste text from web pages, enhanced font rendering, inline entry of text into online forms and support for languages using Cyrillic alphabets.

BOLT’s new features let users:
• Copy and paste text
• Enter and edit text directly within online text boxes
• Upload files such as videos to YouTube or pictures to Photobucket
• Order favorites and arrange them into custom folders
• Toggle between viewing websites with or without images displayed

BOLT Beta3 also includes many enhancements based on feedback from beta users, including:
• Rendering bold, italics, superscript and other rich text styles
• Enhanced rendering of complex web pages
• Faster page rendering
• Servers upgraded to WebKit 4

Try the latest version of the BOLT browser for free.

We’ve got some great screenshots to view as well. All of these screenshots were made using a BlackBerry Curve 8320 (due to the ubiquity of the device). You can also see screenshots of a couple of BOLT’s new features: the ability to arrange favorites in folders (“BOLT Grab” folder) and copy and pasting online text (“BOLT Copy” folder).
Click through for screenshots

BlackBerry Internet Service maintenance tonight – changelog included

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The BlackBerry Internet Service will be upgrading to 2.7 6/26 11 PM- 6/27 3 AM throughout the US, Canada and finally the Americas. The upgrade will be to improve the help screen, language support as well as add a minor change to the option menu. During the 4 hours when maintenance is going on, users won’t be able to access their BIS accounts.

If you’re looking to connect with friends tonight, make sure it’s via SMS and not your BIS email.

Click through to read the changes that will be made to BIS 2.7