TELUS could be among the first carriers to roll out BlackBerry 10.3.1

As we already learned during the BlackBerry Classic Q&A panel at the launch event, BlackBerry plans to start rolling out BlackBerry OS 10.3.1 to all in-market devices come February but where the roll out will begin and end still remains a mystery. A new internal document reportedly from TELUS does give us some hints though as it suggests the Canadian carrier will be among the first to have...

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Help teddy escape from the house in GetOuT! EDDY - a fun physics game with 1000 free copies up for grabs

The developers behind SnowLogic are at it again bringing us another entertaining game geared for players of all ages called GetOuT!Eddy. Now that the holidays are here and we all have some extra time on our hands nothing wrong with curling up with a simply physics game for a quick escape. The object of the game is for you to navigate the stuffed Teddy Bear, called Eddy, out of the house, as he...

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Need a simple bumper case for your BlackBerry Z30? This one's great and only $4.95 today!

Made from a glossy and matte double molded polycarbonate, this frame conforms perfectly around the BlackBerry Z30 to provide casual protection against minor drops. The bumper even slightly elevates the phone from flat surfaces, keeping it safe from unwanted scratches and scuffs. Get yours today and save 50%

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Saluting one of the best moderators CrackBerry (and webOS Nation) ever had

Saluting one of the best moderators CrackBerry (and webOS Nation) ever had

A few weeks ago we received the tragic news that one of our longtime members and forum moderators, Josh Chambers, had passed away. Josh was known as OldSkoolVWLover around Mobile Nations and was a beloved member of our volunteer team at CrackBerry and PreCentral/webOS Nation for many years. Always willing to lend a hand (and joke around), Josh will be greatly missed by members and colleagues...

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2014 Holiday Gift Guide

2014 Holiday Gift Guide

2014 Holiday Gift GuideLet's find that perfect tech gift! Holiday shopping can be tough, we know. Finding the best gift for your loved ones can be a pain, but we're here to help. This is the Mobile Nations 2014 Holiday Gift Guide so we can help you find the perfect gift for every name on your list. And this doesn't have to be for just that special someone — it...

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Happy Holidays BBM sticker pack now available for free!

Happy Holidays sticker pack now available for free!

UPDATE - What the heck? They were free but now they changed to $1.99. Sorry about that folks, not sure what happened there. Seems like the Grinch creeped in and changed the price! If you're looking to add a little holiday cheer to your BBM, there's a new Happy Holidays BBM sticker pack available for download in the BBM Shop. Best of all, you won't have to pay for this one as it comes to you...

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Amazon announces festive holiday discounts on a variety of apps and media

Amazon announces festive holiday discounts on a variety of apps and media

Amazon has announced a number of holiday discounts on apps, music, movies, and more. Many of the sales run through the end of December, with some content available at steep discounts. From December 24-26, several paid apps and games in the Amazon Appstore will be available for free, all as part of a large Free App of the Day bundle. Halfbrick, Rovio, and Sega are all contributing apps to the...

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New BlackBerry 'Rio' specs show it as an evolved Z3

BlackBerry 'Rio' specs show it as an evolved Z3

If you've been holding out hopes for the BlackBerry 'Rio' to be a high-end all-touch device, you'll have to hold out a bit longer, as it now appears as though that device will fall into the mid-range category according to N4BB. I'm sure many of you will remember the BlackBerry 'Manitoba' which ultimately ended up being the Z3 LTE with a few minor changes and how it never ended up being released...

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Smart Watch Companion adds a Christmas themed watchface for the holiday season

Smart Watch Companion adds a Christmas themed watchface for the holiday season

The all-in-one utility application for Pebble and BlackBerry 10 owners decided to offer up a little holiday cheer for its users. The latest version includes a few bug fixes and enhancements but more importantly a cute little Christmas tree to grace your Pebble's display. Smart Watch Companion brings various features to not only your device but brings them to your Pebble via notifications as...

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From the Editor's Desk: Classic, 10.3.1, CES, MWC and more!

From the Editor's Desk: Classic, 10.3.1, CES, MWC and more!

Between the launch of the BlackBerry Classic and BlackBerry's Q3 Fiscal 2015 earnings report, it has been a busy past few days all around. This week, I'd just like to take a quick look back at some of the stuff that was covered, which ultimately highlights a few of the things we have to look forward to as well as some things folks may have missed in the flurry of news that came out....

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Save 57% today on these classy leather holsters for the BlackBerry Q10

Save 57% today on these classy leather holsters for the BlackBerry Q10

The stylish CrackBerry branded Leather Holster is made of a fine, durable leather that features a fixed belt clip on the back to secure to your waist, pocket or purse. This leather case gives you and your BlackBerry a sleek, professional look while keeping it safe from drops and scratches at the same time. Get yours in black, brown, red or white today for only $12.95

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Avoid disturbing others while typing on your physical keyboard device with Silent Keys

I am a physical keyboard device user, first and foremost, though I did enjoy using the BlackBerry Z30 for a while, until going back to the BlackBerry Q10 and now the BlackBerry Passport. The only problem with a physical keyboard is the noise it makes. I like the noise, don't get my wrong. That clicky sound and tactile feedback is why I love it but there are just some situations where that...

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ReadItNow! adds support for BlackBullet and more in the latest update

ReadItNow! adds support for BlackBullet and more in the latest udpate

It wasn't too long ago that we saw an update to this app but ReadItNow! has had another updated pushed through to BlackBerry World. This latest update brings us to v6.9.5 and adds a few new features as well as your regular improvements and fixes. This app is one of my top 5 apps and if you don't know what it does, it's a third party Pocket app. Pocket is a read it later service where you can...

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Gameloft brings Spider-Man Unlimited to BlackBerry 10

Gameloft brings Spider-Man Unlimited to BlackBerry 10

Truth be told, it has been a while since Gameloft has brought any of their bigger titles into BlackBerry World but the time has come to change that and well, they went with a good one. Your favorite web-slinging Spider-Man is back and this time it's via the free to download Spider-Man Unlimited. Swing into a hand-drawn Comic-Verse in a brand-new episodic adventure! Unite the Spider-Verse...

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BlackBerry-Classic-BlackBerry-Passport

So now that the awesome BlackBerry Classic has officially launched and hitting retailers around the world over the next few weeks it may leave some folk in a bit of a predicament. For those of you that are due to upgrade your smartphone it's possible that you're now left with the decision to make of whether to get the BlackBerry Passport or Classic. There're pros and cons to both devices and...

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John Chen increases his BlackBerry turnaround odds to 99 percent

John Chen increases his BlackBerry turnaround odds to 99 percent

After BlackBerry's Q3 fiscal 2015 earnings call, BlackBerry CEO John Chen sat down with Bloomberg's Emily Chang to discuss the report, business strategy and profit outlook for the company. As has become a common question for Chen, he was asked how he felt about his chances of fully turning BlackBerry around. Rather than running with 50-50 or 80 percent this time, the CEO was confident enough to...

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Boeing

During BlackBerry's Q3 fiscal 2015 earnings call, BlackBerry CEO John Chen highlighted the fact his company was now 'collaborating with Boeing to provide a secure mobile solution for Android devices utilizing our BES12 platform' but noted 'That by the way is all they allow me to say.' A new report from Bloomberg though further confirms the collaboration with Andy Lee, a Boeing spokesman...

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Exterminate bugs in this fun game PESTS - 500 free copies up for grabs

Exterminate bugs in this fun game PESTS - 500 free copies up for grabs

Looking for a fun game to play over the weekend? How about a game called PESTS. In the game you have to exterminate flies using peas, bug zappers, fireballs, even lawnmowers. The more bugs you kill the higher your score, simple as. You do have tasks to complete too, just to make the game a bit more interesting. During game play, there are power ups to collect. There are different coloured power...

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BlackBerry cases, chargers, batteries and everything else are 20% off right now

BlackBerry cases, chargers, batteries and everything else are 20% off right now

Our last minute shopping sale is still going on here at ShopCrackBerry, offering you 20% off everything in the store until midnight, December 21 We've got accessories for the most popular BlackBerry devices like the BlackBerry Passport, BlackBerry Z10, BlackBerry Classic and many more. Pick up a new car charger and vehicle mount for safe holiday traveling, durable case to stay protected from...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for December 19, 2014

BlackBerry App Roundup for December 19, 2014

Howdy CrackBerry nation! It is the end of an important week here, and that can only mean one thing, the BlackBerry Classic is finally here! I know you are all excited and awaiting your shipping confirmation but first things first. The only thing you should be doing before holding that device in your hands is reading through Bla1ze's comprehensive review. This week also saw BlackBerry Blend...

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