BlackBerry App Roundup for February 1, 2015

BlackBerry App Roundup for February 1, 2015

Howdy CrackBerry nation! Welcome to another edition of our roundup. This week not only saw some Classic owners on Rogers receiving an update, but a new BBM beta, and the release of a brand new Beta Instagram app - Insta10. Also, if you haven't already taken advantage of it, just a reminder that ShopCrackBerry is holding a Big Game Day sale of 15% off all BlackBerry accessories. All you have to...

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The new F1 W06 Hybrid Silver Arrow

The BlackBerry sponsored MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team ended the 2014 season on top with 16 wins, 18 pole positions, 12 fastest laps and 31 podium finishes throughout the 2014 season between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg plus, eleven one-two wins in a single season which, broke the previous record put in place by McLaren in 1988. Lewis Hamilton won the first ever Formula 1 Russian...

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Get this 2-pack of BlackBerry Q10 anti-glare screen protectors for only $4.95

Get this 2-pack of BlackBerry Q10 anti-glare screen protectors for only $4.95

Shield your BlackBerry Q10's display from annoying fingerprints and scratches while preventing glare at the same time with these precision cut protectors from Ventev! Including two per package, these screen protectors are simple to apply and leave absolutely no sticky residue when removed.

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Kloudmix - The first native Mixcloud client for BlackBerry 10

Kloudmix - The first native Mixcloud client for BlackBerry 10

These days, there's a ton of streaming music services out there to choose from, but not all of them are, shall we say, BlackBerry 10 friendly. One service I like to use for listening to mixtapes from DJ's and radio hosts is Mixcloud as it offers a wide array of categories to choose from plus, it's free with some advertisements here and there. So what does this have to do with BlackBerry 10?...

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Insta10 - A new native Instagram client for BlackBerry 10 now available in the Beta Zone

Looking for a new app to beta test? Of course, you are. Everyone loves some beta testing. A new native Instagram client for BlackBerry 10 has now arrived called Insta10 and it's packed with features you would expect to be built in. Seriously, the list of features is huge and this is just the beta for now. Insta10 Features: Login Register Post to Feeds (Photo only) Send Direct Messages (...

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Major carriers partner to bring LTE to Chicago's subways

Major carriers partner to bring LTE to Chicago's subways

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has announced that the city has reached a deal with Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile to bring 4G LTE from all four carriers to the Chicago Transit Authority's subway system. The network, which will replace the decade-old system currently in Chicago's subways, will provide continuous coverage for 22 miles. Mayor Emanuel expressed his hope that this upgrade...

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CrackBerry asks: Case or no case?

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This isn't the first time we've asked this question, but it's been a while and with us now having two new awesome devices available (the BlackBerry Passport and Classic) it's time to put the feelers out once again. Whether you prefer to keep your BlackBerry protected, or not all comes down to personal preference and over the years I've switched between using cases and going naked so many...

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Watch the managing security threats in today's Mobile Enterprise webcast replay

To go with the BlackBerry Enterprise Products and Services webcast, BlackBerry also hosted a 'Managing security threats in today's Mobile Enterprise webcast' on January 27th, and if you missed out on that one you can now watch the replay. The event including the Q&A session lasts around 45 minutes and you can check out the overview below. Risks from security breaches continue to rise...

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New BBM beta for BlackBerry offers landscape support, multiple picture transfer from the pictures app

Although this is a limited beta and not available to everyone right now, after many folks were upset that BBM on iOS got landscape support, I figured it was worth a mention that BlackBerry users haven't been forgotten and it looks as though landscape support could be coming soon, assuming all goes well with the beta. Landscape Mode – Looking for landscape support in the BBM application? Look...

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BlackBerry Enterprise Products and Services webcast

Did you miss the BlackBerry Enterprise Products and Services webcast that was held on January 28th? If so, you can now watch the replay of the event. Principal Analyst Brian Bernard outlines the following BlackBerry Enterprise Products and Services and offers you invaluable insight into how they can amplify your business: WorkLife By BlackBerry BlackBerry Blend Enterprise Identity By...

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Sony's memory products are discounted by as much as 69% on Amazon

Sony's memory products are discounted by as much as 69% on Amazon

If you're looking to get an SD card or a USB drive, be sure to check out Amazon's Gold Box deal of the day, through which the retailer is offering heavy discounts on Sony's memory products. Here are all the SD and microSD cards on offer: Sony 16GB SDHC/SDXC Class 10 UHS-1 R40 Memory Card - $7.99 (down from $19.99) Sony 32GB SDHC Class 10 UHS-1 R40 Memory Card - $10.99 (down from $34.99)...

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Big Game Day Sale! Save 15% on all BlackBerry accessories

Big Game Day Sale! Save 15% on all BlackBerry accessories

It's time to gear up and buckle down for this weekend's big game! No matter what team you're rooting for this year, we can all agree that 15% off all accessories here at ShopCrackBerry is a pretty sweet deal. We've got cases, chargers, batteries, etc. for the hottest BlackBerry devices including the BlackBerry Passport, BlackBerry Classic, BlackBerry Z10, Blackberry Z30, BlackBerry Q10 and...

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Disney Valentines Collection BBM stickers now available

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To get you in the mood for valentines day, which will be here in a couple of weeks, Disney have added a sweet sticker pack into the BBM Shop. The Valentines Collection features a selection of the most popular disney characters portraying various love related messages, which you can share with your romantic BBM contacts. The sticker pack is priced at $1.99/£1.99 which once again seems a...

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BlackBerry Classic officially launched in the Philippines

BlackBerry Classic officially launched in the Philippines

With Australia now taken care of, it was onto the next region for the BlackBerry Classic and this time it has now been officially announced for the Philippines although you'll still have to wait a few days before you can purchase one. Teaming up with MemoXpress, BlackBerry has now announced the BlackBerry Classic will go on sale in the Philippines starting February 5th, 2015 with a suggested...

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Home Screen Plus updated with resizable widgets, new countdown timer and bug fixes!

While the last update to Home Screen Plus brought forth some massive changes including widgets and a name change, the latest release has now arrived in BlackBerry World and keeps the changes a bit smaller while still adding some new features that folks are sure to appreciate. Building on the widget experience, this release adds the ability to resize most of the included home screen widgets and...

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FTC rules that throttled unlimited data doesn't qualify as 'unlimited'

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In a ruling that's resulted in a $40 million fine, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission's smacking down TracFone's speed throttling of customers that were paying for unlimited data service. The case in question only applies to TracFone, but it helps to reinforce a precedent that could apply to even the larger carriers in the United States. While AT&T and Verizon don't offer unlimited data...

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Emberify launch Follow Mail for BlackBerry 10

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On the off chance that you don't find your BlackBerry 10 device as efficient as possible when it comes to email, you may want to check out the latest offering from Emberify. Follow Mail has launched today and offers some additional productivity features. As you'll see in the press release below, Follow Mail gives you three main features, but that's plenty as they are all designed to make...

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Leather case lovers rejoice! This BlackBerry Q10 pouch is 72% off today

Leather case lovers rejoice! This BlackBerry Q10 pouch is 72% off today

Hand crafted and finished in genuine leather with a soft inner lining, this BlackBerry Leather Pocket protects against drops and scratches. It also recognizes settings and preferences, while power saving technology works to help extend battery life of your BlackBerry Q10. Yours today for only $9.95!

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Your typical mobile gamer today now spends over two hours every day playing

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A new survey of mobile gamers conducted by the NPD Group says that they are playing, on average, over two hours a day on their devices. The survey, conducted in late 2014, indicates a 57% increase in the average play time for mobile gamers, compared to just 80 minutes a day in 2012. NPD's report is based on an online survey of 5,566 individuals ages 2 and older. It states: Kids ages 2 to...

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