BlackBerry App Roundup for July 3, 2015

BlackBerry App Roundup 7/3/15

Howdy CrackBerry nation! Are you all ready for the weekend? To our Canadian readers, I hope you had a fantastic Canada day. For our US readers, here is to the weekend Independence Day celebrations. May they be fun and safe. More importantly though is all the news that transpired this week. First up is the announcement of a new site feature. Now you can personalize your experience and get...

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Leaked render shows off the BlackBerry Venice and all of its Android glory

Leaked render shows off BlackBerry Venice with Android

The rumors continue about the BlackBerry Venice. This time around we have a render of what is said to be BlackBerry's upcoming slider phone, running a full version of Android. Recently it was rumored that this device would be headed to AT&T, which wouldn't be much of a surprise. Taking a look at the render in comparison to the images shown off on stage at Mobile World Congress, they do...

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This case and holster combo for BlackBerry Z10 is only $4.95 today

This case and holster combo for BlackBerry Z10 is only $4.95 today

With the slim, textured hard case you grain extra grip and protection against minor impacts. The matching belt clip holster stays at your side, providing quick and easy access to your BlackBerry Z10 when you need to answer a call, text, or email. Grab this combo today in black and save 75%

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4th of July Sale: 20% off all accessories at ShopCrackBerry

4th of July Sale: 20% off all accessories at ShopCrackBerry

Before you fire up the grill and fireworks this 4th of July, swing by ShopCrackBerry to save 20% on your favorite accessories. Starting today, everything in store including our most popular cases and covers, charging docks, screen protectors, and batteries are all up for grabs at a boomin' 20% discount! There's plenty to check out for popular devices like the BlackBerry Classic, Unlocked...

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ShopBlackBerry begins selling the blue Classic

Recently it was spotted that Amazon Italy was accepting preorders for the Cobalt Blue variant of the BlackBerry Classic, but it was localized to Italy, with some shipping options for out of the country. BlackBerry has announced that beginning on July 3, the limited edition variant of the Classic will be available on ShopBlackBerry for customers in the US, Canada, UK, and Netherlands. The blue...

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New rumor claims Android-powered BlackBerry 'Venice' slider headed to AT&T

It would seem as though the Android-powered BlackBerry rumors are continuing to flow. Adding to the already mounting rumors that BlackBerry is building an Android smartphone is longtime leaker @evleaks who noted on Twitter that the slider, which has taken on the name 'Venice' will be Android-powered and headed to AT&T. The Android-powered BlackBerry Venice slider is AT&T-bound.— Evan...

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Rogers' acquisition of Mobilicity and Shaw AWS spectrum gains regulatory approval

Rogers' acquisition of Mobilicity and Shaw AWS spectrum gains regulatory approval

Canadian carrier Rogers has received court approval for its acquisition of Mobilicity and Shaw's AWS spectrum, completing a deal that will see the carrier pick up a significant amount of spectrum compatible with its LTE devices. From Rogers: Rogers Communications, a leading diversified Canadian telecommunications and media company, said that it received all requisite governmental,...

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Register for the Secure Enterprise Collaboration with WatchDox by BlackBerry webcast

Following up on their previous webcast, Introducing WatchDox and the ABC's of Secure File Sharing, BlackBerry has now announced they will be hosting another Watchdox webcast for those interested in learning more about the offerings. New solutions seem to emerge on the market every day to share files. The reality is with BYOD, the consumerization of IT and the luxury of choice, it has never...

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Here are our free case from ShopCrackBerry winners!

Keep your BlackBerry safe with a free case from ShopCrackBerry!

With over 900 entries in our 'win a free case from ShopCrackBerry' contest, the time to announce some winners has arrived. For this one, we decided to go ahead and pick three folks to win a case of their choice from ShopCrackBerry, where we have lots of cases to choose from. We have you covered with waterproof cases, hybrid cases as well as the timeless, classy originals such as the leather...

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It's Canada Day! Save 20% on BlackBerry accessories through July 3

It's Canada Day! Save 20% on BlackBerry accessories through July 3

You heard right. Starting today, the folks at the ShopCrackBerry Canada store are offering 20% off absolutely everything. There are many ways to celebrate Canada Day, whether it's rocking your favorite maple leaf tee, enjoying the local parade, or scooping up some sweet accessories for your BlackBerry device. Until midnight July 3, you can save 20% on a brand new case, charging dock, battery...

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Amazon Italy now taking pre-orders for the blue BlackBerry Classic

Amazon Italy now taking pre-orders for the blue BlackBerry Classic

Remember at Mobile World Congress when it was announced the BlackBerry Classic would be coming in white, blue and bronze? Of course, you do. While some regions now have the white version, the blue and bronze versions have remained missing from release with the exception of the blue version appearing in at least one BlackBerry Execs hands. The wait might soon be over though if you're looking to...

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Grab a Telus BlackBerry Q5 from Best Buy Canada for only $89.99

Grab a Telus BlackBerry Q5 from Best Buy Canada for only $89.99

If you live in Canada and are looking to move into a new BlackBerry 10 device or are just looking to pick up a spare for those 'just in case' moments, Best Buy has a deal for you. Right now, up until July 2nd, you can pick up a TELUS branded BlackBerry Q5 from the retailer for only $89.99 contract free. Keep in mind, when unlocked it is compatible with most GSM networks in Canada including WIND...

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New Site Feature: Follow the CrackBerry content you care about and get notified of it instantly!

We are very excited to introduce Follow - a way to personalize your CrackBerry experience and get notified when new content is added. In addition to CrackBerry, the Follow feature is also available across our family of Mobile Nations properties, including Android Central, iMore, Windows Central and Connectedly. We have built a system that is easy to use yet offers you maximum flexibility....

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BlackBerry pushes out a bug fix update for BBM

BlackBerry pushes out a bug fix update for BBM

On Friday 26th, BBM was updated for BlackBerry, iOS and Android. A lot of people ran into issues with the update and today we see an update pushed out to fix those issues. If you have been having some problems with BBM since the update, it would be wise to update to this latest version. It should also be noted that the update seems to reset BBM groups. My past experience has taught me to let...

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Passport

Europe has agreed a final proposal to scrap roaming charges altogether across the continent, as well as new rules on net neutrality. The extra charges applied to your account for using your mobile phone abroad will be scrapped by June 2017, although a fair use policy will be put in place. To help soften the blow before the charges are scrapped, said fees will be capped at five cents per MB...

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BBM Money users in Indonesia can now pay for goods and services online and in stores

While we're still waiting to hear some news about BBM Money for the U.S. and Canada, BlackBerry last week held an event to update media and the Android, BlackBerry and iOS communities in Indonesia on the latest additions to BBM Money that for the first time brings Instant Mobile Payments to users of the app on all major platforms and allows them pay for goods and services online and in stores...

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BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - BTS

BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - BTS

Did you miss out on checking out BerryFlow Upstream live last night? If so, you can now watch the video or download the audio for playback. This week, we kept it all fairly short due to the fact we did a fairly long podcast last week on Wednesday after the BlackBerry Earnings report. For this one, we discuss the latest BBM, BBM Meetings updates and BBM Money updates, BlackBerry and MacKenzie...

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ProtectMe aims to give you an extra layer of protection on your BlackBerry 10 smartphone

A well known BlackBerry developer has just released an app in BlackBerry World today. CellNinja, who has brought us apps such as Hub2Watch and more, has released ProtectMe. It's a security app that adds an extra layer of protection above what BlackBerry Protect offers. It can do things such as lock your device if a connected Bluetooth device gets disconnected or if the Wi-Fi or any other...

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Top BlackBerry 10 apps from BKU Software get a 50% discount

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It's been a while since we've featured BKU Software, but their apps have been popular on BlackBerry 10 since the OS was first launched. The three most popular are currently on sale until July 5th, 2015 so if you've been tempted before but put off the price you can now grab yourself a bargain. The sale includes: SafeDrive (50% off, now only $1.99) SuperNote (50% off, now only $1.99) Call...

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