Labor Day Sale: 20% off accessories at ShopCrackBerry!

Labor Day Sale: 20% off accessories at ShopCrackBerry!

We're slashing prices this entire week on BlackBerry accessories, so getcha some while they're on the cheap. Some of us will be enjoying our long Labor Day weekend by grilling up some BBQ with friends and family or getting our splash on at the beach. No matter how you spend your day off, starting today you can save 20% on everything from ShopCrackBerry through midnight, September 9. There's...

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Verizon logo

Earlier this week, Google revamped its official logo, and soon Verizon Wireless will do the same thing. The wireless carrier will officially reveal the new logo for the company on Thursday. According to Ad Age: Verizon said that design agency Pentagram created the new logo. Landor Associates crafted the old Verizon logo back in 2000, when Verizon Communications was formed after the...

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Save 33% on this vertical leather holster for BlackBerry Classic

Save 33% on this vertical leather holster for BlackBerry Classic

Crafted in the USA, these vertical leather holsters feature a secure magnetic closure that keeps your BlackBerry Classic safe from drops, scratches, and the elements. The back sports a leather-wrapped belt clip that works great for quick access at your side. Available today for only $23.95!

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BlackBerry Passport Silver Edition now available in Hong Kong

BlackBerry Passport Silver Edition now available in Hong Kong

The BlackBerry Passport Silver Edition became official in August 2015 and is making its way around the globe. Today - September 2nd - it can be purchased in Hong Kong from authorized retailers such as Broadway Photo Supply Ltd, Fortress, Hong Kong Suning and Chung Yuen Electrical Co., Ltd. You can also purchase it from carriers - 3 Hong Kong and SmarTone Mobile Communications Limited. It will...

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Kindle Unlimited India

Amazon has launched its Kindle Unlimited rental service in India, giving customers in the country the ability to choose from over 1 million titles for just ₹199 ($3) a month. Amazon is sweetening the deal by offering the first month of membership for ₹99 ($1.5). You don't require a Kindle e-reader or tablet to enjoy the service, as you can subscribe and read on your BlackBerry device using...

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AtHoc

The ink might not yet be dry on BlackBerry's definitive agreement to acquire AtHoc but already, AtHoc is making some big moves. The company has now announced a new contract award from the Transportation Security Administration that extends their already existing agreements to further protect and account for TSA staff within TSA facilities and across over 200 domestic airports. "TSA is...

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BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - Prospect

BerryFlow Upstream

Did you miss out on checking out BerryFlow Upstream live? If so, you can now watch the video or download the audio for playback. This week, we dug into a ton of different subjects including the BlackBerry Passport Silver Edition being spotted running Android, BBM stats, WatchDox plus, John Chen's interview with the Churchill Club and of course, the new images of the BlackBerry Venice slider....

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Have your phone read out your messages with text to speech app Read Out

Have your phone read out your messages with text to speech app Read Out

The name of the app probably gives away what it does - it reads out text for you. If comes from a developer we're familiar with - Sven Ziegler - who has been busy coding apps lately. Updating his existing ones whilst also bringing new ones to the table. Read Out came about as something to be integrated with ReadItNow!, where you could have articles read out to you. The developer then decided...

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Vendor Stats is a useful app for developers to track app metrics

Vendor Stats is a useful app for developers to track app metrics

This isn't an app that will be for the masses but it's a great app nonetheless. This is an app created by a developer for developers. It just made its way to BlackBerry World in the past 24 hours and is already a hit with developers. The idea for the app came about due to the fact that the Vendor Portal isn't very accessible via the mobile browser, so what better way to check app metrics than...

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Mobile Nations Weekly: Sticky S Pens, an iPhone 6s event, and leaky ships

Mobile Nations Weekly: Sticky S Pens, an iPhone 6s event, and leaky ships

Sure, next week is IFA 2015, but that doesn't mean we can't have news now! We're still putting the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 through its paces, but we got one surprise this week: if you put the stylus in backwards, it sticks and will probably break your phone when you try to pull it out (if you can). So don't do that. Apple also announced the date for the anticipated iPhone 6s launch event, more...

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BlackBerry 'Venice' slider spotted once again in new images [UPDATED]

BlackBerry 'Venice' slider spotted once again in new images [UPDATED]

While the rumors surrounding the BlackBerry 'Venice' slider continue to swirl, the device has now appeared once again in some new, clearer images which are pretty on par with everything we've seen thus far. As you can tell from looking at the keyboard, it falls directly in line with an earlier leak from @evleaks and even has those three dots that got everyone's feathers so ruffled. Something...

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Watch the replay of John Chen's interview with the Churchill Club

Watch the replay of John Chen's interview with the Churchill Club

As we mentioned earlier, BlackBerry CEO John Chen recently sat down with Rich Karlgaard at the Churchill Club breakfast to discuss a wide array of topics from business transformation to cyber security to the emergence of the Internet of Things and where Chen sees the greatest opportunities for technology innovation and growth. As expected, a lot of that discussion surrounded what's going on...

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Watch the BES12.2 enterprise developer webcast replay

BES12 enterprise developer webcast

If you're a developer and missed checking out the 'BES12.2: What's New for Enterprise Developers' webcast live, BlackBerry has now posted up the replay that you can watch whenever you see fit. Catch this on-demand recorded webcast originally presented live on Tuesday August 25th by Ed Bourne, Senior Enterprise Solutions Manager here at BlackBerry. An information packed Enterprise...

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John Chen talks lack of apps and need for partnerships

In the latest discussion at the Churchill Club, BlackBerry CEO John Chen discussed the company's need for more apps, and his desire to gain more partnerships. During his conversation, Chen noted that he feels as though apps are a big part of the problem, and that Amazon's offering for an app store wasn't enough to fill the gap. Chen also feels as though the company needs to gain more...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for August 28, 2015

BlackBerry App Roundup 8/28/15

Howdy CrackBerry nation! Hope you all enjoyed your week, which happened to just fly by since last time. This week we saw updates to several applications including Talk2Watch Pro, ReadItNow!, BBM beta, and a new WatchDox App for Enterprise. There was also the introduction of the Amazon Underground for free apps, and even a campaign by T-Mobile for BlackBerry users. Not bad if I do say so myself...

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Mobile Nations Community Update, August 2015

Mobile Nations Community Update, August 2015

Mobile Nations Community Update Greetings all! Time for the Mobile Nations Community Update, your monthly look at the best contests, recent happenings, hottest forum threads, and more from Android Central, Connectedly, CrackBerry, iMore, and Windows Central. August has been awesome to say the very least. Over on Windows Central, the Windows 10 forums continue...

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Check out PAC-MAN 256 on BlackBerry 10

Check out PAC-MAN 256 on BlackBerry 10

He's a lovable chap is Pac-Man. I'm old enough to remember when he was first around and many, many, many years later he's still giving us some gaming pleasure. Luckily we can now do this on BlackBerry 10 smartphones rather than a 100 kilo machine like in the 'good old days'. Anyway, that's enough about me. Pac-Man 256 comes to us from the same developer who created Crossy Road a short...

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HugSoft offers up promo codes for free copies of select apps

HugSoft Promo

Not too long ago we introduced you to Editor, a simple application for creating and modifying text files as well as offering a promo code to try it for free. HugSoft is back again offering another round of promo codes but this time for a few of their applications. Now there are four applications to choose from each with a promo code worth 100 free copies. As we all know, there is a short...

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Sprint takes aim at AT&T, offers DirecTV customers a full year of free cellular service

Sprint takes aim at AT&T, offers DirecTV customers a full year of free service

Sprint has announced its latest bid to pull customers away from one of its biggest rivals, and it's a doozy. To "celebrate" the AT&T and DirecTV merger, Sprint is offering DirecTV customers a full year of service for free. The plan that Sprint is offering up for free includes 12 months of unlimited talk, text, and 2GB of data per line on up to five lines. While this obviously isn't for the...

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Talk2Watch Pro updated with new features and fixes to music controls

Talk2Watch Pro updated with new features and fixes to music controls

For those who use a Pebble or Pebble Time with their BlackBerry 10 smartphone will probably be using Talk2Watch Pro to get functionality out of the watch. With a dedicated and active developer, it really is the recommended app. The developer has been busy working on some updates and fixes and a new update has just been pushed. It brings fixes to the music controls where the play/pause button...

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