BlackBerry Passport Silver Edition

While we've been posting about the BlackBerry 'Oslo' and 'Dallas' for a while now, it's looking as though we'll soon finally be getting some official news surrounding the device. A new image posted up at BlackBerry10 FR shows off the Silver Edition branding the BlackBerry seemingly will roll with upon announcement. As we already know from previous leaks, the Silver Edition isn't a drastic...

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ReadItNow

If ReadItNow is your go-to Pocket client on BlackBerry 10, you're going to want to load up BlackBerry World and ensure you have the latest version installed as the app was recently updated. This release, noted as v7.1.0, brings quite a few improvements overall as well as some changes in how the app operates. Most notably, ReadItNow includes the new Read Out service for reading articles aloud...

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Helium is a handy lightweight text editor for editing on the go

Helium is a handy lightweight text editor for editing on the go

If you work with text files daily perhaps you'd like to take a look at Helium - which stands for Highlight Editor with LIght-weight rUntime environMent. So, basically it is a text editor with support for many file types. It has gone through many tweaks and changes in the time I've been preparing for this article, so it's an app that has very good support. You can create files right from...

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Celebrate BBM's 10th Birthday with this free BBM sticker pack!

BBM cake

As we mentioned earlier, August 1 marks BBM's 10th birthday and to celebrate the occasion BlackBerry has been taking a look back at the origins of the app as well as recapping some highlights from the 10 years BBM has been available. As part of the celebrations, BlackBerry has now announced a new, free for a limited time sticker pack as well that has now arrived in the BBM Shop. In 2015...

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T-Mobile reduces pricing on the BlackBerry Classic to $369.99

BlackBerry Classic

If you've thus far held off on picking up a BlackBerry Classic from T-Mobile due to the pricing being a little too high for your liking ($439.92), then now might be the time to make your move. The Uncarrier has now placed the BlackBerry Classic on sale and as such, has reduced pricing on the QWERTY Classic to $369.99. That's a savings of $69.93 which brings it more in line with the...

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Mobile Nations Community Update, July 2015

Mobile Nations Community Update, July 2015

Mobile Nations Community Update July has come and gone (well, it's almost gone), and that means it's time for the Mobile Nations Community Update! This month we take a look at the best contests, recent happenings, hottest forum threads, and more from Android Central, Connectedly, CrackBerry, iMore, and Windows Central. If you're plugged-in to our network you'...

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'The Incredibles' stickers arrive in the BBM Shop

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Once again Disney have released a rather swish looking Sticker Pack into the BBM Shop. You'll now find the hit movie 'The Incredibles' in the stickers list and I would imagine that this one may well be rather popular. As you would expect, you get a bunch of characters from the animated movie, complete with various expressions/sayings that you can include in your BBM chats with friends. I'm...

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Catch the WatchDox by BlackBerry live product demo replay

WatchDox by BlackBerry

Did you miss out on the WatchDox by BlackBerry live product demo? If so, you can now catch the replay and watch it on your own schedule. In this 45-minute product demo, you will learn how your organization can: Extend file repositories and file shares to securely collaborate with both internal and external users from any device. Control, track and even revoke access to files that are shared...

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PocketSafe aims to stop your BlackBerry from pocket dialling - free copies available

PocketSafe comes from the developer CellNinja, who has brought us many great apps in the past, Silent Keys - International Keyboard, ProtectMe, Volt, Hub2Watch and more. Many of which we have reviewed or written about. The idea behind the app, as the name suggests, is to prevent things occurring when you're phone is in your pocket, such as pocket dialling or nonsense messages, etc. The app...

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Rock Legend, Author, Father - Duff McKagan stays a step ahead with BlackBerry

Normally, I'm not really a fan of celebrities speaking on which smartphones they use simply because there's always that lingering thought of whether or not they really use the device or if are they just doing it for the money. Plus, these days it instantly becomes a witch hunt to see if they're using the device. Folks lurk around, waiting for a Tweet or some other scenario where they catch the...

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Hands-on with Top Speed: Drag & Fast Racing for BlackBerry 10

Top Speed Race

While there may be quite a few car racing games available in the storefront, there is always room for one more, at least in my opinion. The latest release from Thunderbull Entertainment is certainly a drag racing game filled with action, stunning visuals, and customization. As someone who spent the better part of her youth playing racing games, albeit with those clunky wheel attachments, I...

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Sprint's Family Share Pack offers 10GB of shared data on four lines for $100 per month

Sprint has announced the introduction of new family plans, aiming particularly for T-Mobile and its plans. The Sprint Family Share Pack offers four lines with unlimited talk and text, with 10GB of shared high-speed data for $100 per month. The carrier is also offering to quadruple Family Share Pack data for $20 more per month. This would give you unlimited talk and text, and 40GB of shared...

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The BlackBerry Blend poll results are in and it's looking good

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For the second time in the past year we recently ran a poll asking BlackBerry 10 users "How often are you using BlackBerry Blend?" For those that missed the post, the initial poll was ran back when Blend first became available. However, at that moment in time it would only run on a couple of devices. Now that all BlackBerry 10 handsets are compatible it was time to get a real reflection on how...

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Home Screen Plus - 1000 free copies available!

Home Screen Plus

If you're looking to customize your BlackBerry 10 device and extend its capabilities, then you'll certainly want to give Home Screen Plus a look. If you're not familiar with Home Screen Plus, it's an awesome device customization tool that offers a wide array of features including a built-in wallpaper changer, widgets and a SuperBar feature to display additional information below the status bar...

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WhatsApp beta update improves support for web client access and more!

WhatsApp

If you're a WhatsApp user who likes to check out their beta offerings, you'll want to load up the BlackBerry Beta Zone and grab the latest release. Appearing today, this release has the usual miscellaneous fixes and updates but also includes updates to how the app works with their web client as well as some improvements to their mark read and unread features. As always, they offered up the full...

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Verizon XLTE hits six new cities, including Jackson and Selma

Verizon XLTE hits six new cities, including Jackson and Selma

Verizon has announced that it has expanded its XLTE service to six more cities across the U.S. Verizon has over 400 total XLTE markets, with the service providing up to double the speed of standard 4G LTE. Both the BlackBerry Classic and the Z30 are compatible with XLTE. XLTE is now live in the following locations: Carlsbad-Artesia, NM Coos Bay-North Bend, OR Corbin, KY Jackson, MS Selma,...

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Christmas in July Sale — 20% off BlackBerry accessories

Christmas in July Sale — 20% off BlackBerry accessories

'Tis the season for hot days and even hotter savings on everything BlackBerry. Share the summer cheer this week here at ShopCrackBerry where you'll find your favorite BlackBerry accessories at an amazing 20% discount through midnight, July 31! Take a peek and you'll see sleighfuls of popular items like charging docks, cases and covers, batteries, car mounts, and plenty more for all the latest...

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Register for the WatchDox by BlackBerry live product demo

WatchDox by BlackBerry

Looking to learn more about how WatchDox works? If so, you'll want to get yourself registered for the WatchDox live product demo webcast. There are two sessions that you can attend; one begins at 10 AM EDT, and the other begins at 8 PM EDT on July 29, with each lasting approximately 45 minutes. Join us for a live product demonstration of WatchDox® by BlackBerry® – the solution that has...

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Latest update to BBM for iOS brings bug fixes and improvements

Latest update to BBM for iOS brings bug fixes and improvements

Looking to keep things in line, across all the platforms the app supports, BlackBerry has now posted up a new build of BBM for iOS. Just as with the latest BlackBerry 10 and Android releases, the changelog on this one isn't exactly huge and only highlights bug fixes and improvements as the key additions. Still, it's an update, so go ahead and give it a go and let us know in the comments if it's...

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Contest Reminder: Last Chance to win a BLUE BlackBerry Classic!

Contest Reminder: Last Chance to win a BLUE BlackBerry Classic!

S'up CrackBerry Nation? Just chiming in quick with a friendly reminder that time is running out to get in for your chance to win a Beautiful BLUE BlackBerry Classic courtesy of me (try saying that sentence fast three times). I became smitten with this phone the second I laid eyes on it, so decided I'd give one away. Entering for your chance to win is easy. You need to jump over to the video...

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