Add stickers, smileys, and text styles to your messages with FunText

Add stickers, smileys, and text styles to your messages with FunText

No matter which medium we use to communicate, be it social networking, text or email, emoticons are a quick and easy way to express how we feel without the need to write it out. Unless you're the original founder of Greendale Community College, we are all familiar with turning text into those extra flourishes to express how we feel. This native BlackBerry 10 app is rewrite and update of the...

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Another BlackBerry Q20 'Classic' concept hits the forums

BlackBerry Classic

We all know that the BlackBerry Q20 is coming at some point this year and will be the first BlackBerry in the 'Classic' range so says CEO John Chen. There's a few things we know for sure that the Q20 will feature - such as a hardware keyboard and also the return of the optical trackpad and function keys.  What we haven't yet seen is any leaked images of the device and if John Chen has his...

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Viber finally comes to BlackBerry 10

Viber finally comes to BlackBerry 10

Update: Viber is now available in BlackBerry World. Link is at the bottom of this article. Please note that since it has just gone live it is still making its way through the BlackBerry World servers. It may show as unavailable for some or it may give you an unable to purchase error. Just check back later if this shows for you. Also, note that it is an Android port. It has been a long time...

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PlayCloud 10 updated with a new UI and more

PlayCloud 10 updated with a new UI and more

When it comes to accessing files from my BlackBerry 10 device, I normally use the built in File Manager app however, while it has access to a few cloud services, there are still some cloud accounts it can't access, namely Google Drive. I previously reviewed an app that allows you to access your Google Drive account as well as other cloud services -- PlayCloud 10. A pretty great app which has...

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AT&T posts $17.9 billion in revenue, adds 625,000 postpaid customers in Q1

AT&T

AT&T reported its first quarter 2014 results, showing impressive growth in revenues, handset sales and customer acquisition for the quarter. While AT&T operates businesses outside of its wireless division, we're going to focus on this portion. For the quarter, AT&T posted $17.9 billion in revenue including handset sales, up 7 percent year-over-year, leading to $5.1 billion in...

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MockIt updated with new Face Fun sticker pack and bug fixes

MockIt updated with new Face Fun sticker pack and bug fixes

If you're looking to create some memes, have some fun with pics or create device mock ups on the go, there's no better app out there than MockIt. That said, the app continues to get better with each new release and if you head into BlackBerry World right now, you should find an update waiting for you. This one serves mostly as a bug fix release but there's also a new Face Fun sticker pack as...

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BlackBerry updates BES10 to address Heartbleed OpenSSL vulnerability

The aftermath of the Heartbleed OpenSSL vulnerability continues to be cleaned up and as we noted previously, BlackBerry has been doing their own investigations into how their own services have been impacted. One measure taken to correct things was issuing an update to BES10 as reflected in their recent updates on the BlackBerry knowledge base surrounding the matter. The notes from the update...

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Sprint

American carriers are making progress in being more open and customer-friendly — particularly T-Mobile — but Sprint is preparing to take a significant step forward by ensuring that the devices they sell to customers are able to be SIM unlocked. Eventually. In 2015. In an FAQ on Sprint's unlocking policy, the company states that they are "working to ensure that all devices developed and launched...

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BeWeather 10 Pro updated with new Active Frame, added forecast details and more

Hugely popular weather app for BlackBerry 10 (as well as on legacy devices), BeWeather 10 Pro has just seen an update bringing it to version 2.0. The changelog is quite a nice long list, showing the developer working hard to bring updates to the app. There are some additions as well as updates in this latest version, including a re-designed Active Frame and up to the minute rain forecasts for...

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Deal of the Day: BlackBerry Micro-USB Travel Charger

Deal of the Day: BlackBerry Micro-USB Travel Charger

For today only, purchase the BlackBerry Micro-USB Travel Charger and save 77% off the list price! The smallest and most compact charger for your BlackBerry smartphone, this folding blade charger is made for maximum portability. Use it at home, or take it with you to the office, to the airport or anywhere! The 3ft. cable provides plenty of length to reach around most obstables and reliably...

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ProntoForms for BlackBerry 10

ProntoForms has announced that their forms management solution is launching for BlackBerry 10, allowing mobile workers to track signatures, capture images, and scan barcodes. There’s a great promotion going as a part of the launch where if users buy five BlackBerry 10 devices from AT&T, they’ll get two more devices and two annual ProntoForms subscriptions for free. This promo will be...

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BlackBerry devices

Despite financial struggles, BlackBerry remains Canada’s top-earning information communication technology (ICT) companies, beating out all three major wireless carriers, and other big players like OpenText. Canada’s ICT sector as a whole has seen 2.4% growth year over year to $8.5 billion in revenues according to the tally made by Branham Group. Ontario, Quebec, and British Columbia are the...

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Contact sharing made easy with YOUnify

Contact sharing made easy with YOUnify

When it comes to sharing your contact information, a couple of ways in which this is accomplished on BlackBerry 10 is by sending a contact vCard or using NFC to transfer information. However, if you are a few BlackBerry employees you decide to create your own peer-to-peer application that not only replaces the physical business card but makes this process absolutely seamless using NFC and...

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Contest winner: a BlackBerry car kit from ShopCrackBerry!

Contest winner: a BlackBerry car kit from ShopCrackBerry!

The results are in! We have the winner from our most recent contest. This week we have a car kit for our winner, courtesy of ShopCrackBerry. (Don't forget we still have our Easter Sale going on right now, where you can use code HOP14 to save 20% off your purchase in any of the Mobile Nations Stores.) Now, let's see whose name the bunny pulled from the hat! The winner is: Accessory Roundup...

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Accessory Roundup - Leave a comment and you could win a new Bluetooth speaker for your BlackBerry!

Another one of my go-to accessories for summer is a solid Bluetooth speaker. I love my Sonos when I'm indoors, but when I head out to the patio I don't have anything wired up, so I bring along my BlackBerry and a speaker to spread the tunes. There are plenty available — from the ever-portable BlackBerry Mini Speaker to the pumped-up sound of the SuperTooth Disco Bluetooth Stereo Speaker. No...

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CrackBerry Asks: Are you using BBM stickers?

CrackBerry Asks: Are you using BBM stickers?

I have been loving the new stickers in BBM lately. I may or may not be more annoying than normal with my messages, but I actually love throwing stickers in my conversations — even more so than just using emoticons. They add a new level to BBM and are a welcome addition in my book. I didn't think that I'd be a big fan, but I think they're a fun way to add some flair to messages. On the flip...

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Pinch to Zoom, filter as-you-type, quick inserts and more with the latest update to Noted

It has been a while since we've heard from Carterbits, the developer behind the popular notepad/text editor app Noted. He has been hard at work integrating bug fixes, enhancements, and more into the application. For those of you not already familiar with its capabilities, it is a simple application similar to the memo pad back on legacy devices that helps you keep track of your notes and to-do'...

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Deal of the Day: CrackBerry Leather Holster for BlackBerry Z10

Deal of the Day: CrackBerry Leather Holster for BlackBerry Z10

For today only, purchase the CrackBerry Leather Holster for BlackBerry Z10 and save over 50% off the list price! 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 device a sleek, professional look while keeping it safe from drops...

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