AT&T boasts strong growth but misses earnings estimate

AT&T boasts strong growth but misses earnings estimate

AT&T has just shared their earnings report for the third quarter. The company was able to gain two million new customers, but missed their earnings estimate. Shares of AT&T are down in after-hours trading following the earnings report. Highlights from AT&T's earnings report: More than 2 million new wireless and wireline high-speed broadband connections added Postpaid net adds...

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Shaq stickers arrive in the BBM Shop!

Shaq stickers arrive in the BBM Shop!

I guess Shaq is too big of a star to wait until Thursday when the BBM team normally rolls out new sticker packs, because he has now popped up in the BBM Shop all by himself. If you're looking to bring Shaq Daddy to your device along with some of his classic trash talking lines, you'll be expected to throw up $1.99 for the complete set. Fun facts: Shaq is worth over $350M and earned...

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Haunted Humpday Sale: BlackBerry Micro-USB Wall Charger only $4.95 today!

Haunted Humpday Sale: BlackBerry Micro-USB Wall Charger only $4.95 today!

Designed to be the smallest and most compact charger for your BlackBerry device, this folding blade charger is made for maximum portability. Use it at home, the office or when you travel. The 3ft. cable provides just enough flexibility to work around most obstacles, too. Get yours today and save an amazing 83% off the list price!

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Get your daily Starbucks fix with Coffee Companion

Get your daily Starbucks fix with Coffee Companion

Normally, I am not a coffee drinker. I usually get my caffeine fix from a can of soda. However, I must say that during this time of year, there is a propensity towards a certain seasonal drink at Starbucks, aka Pumpkin Spice Latte. If you are like me, you don't always have your Starbucks Loyalty card handy. To ensure you not only receive your gold stars on purchases but satisfy your addiction...

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Win FREE Mobile Wi-Fi for Life from Karma!

Win FREE Mobile Wi-Fi for Life from Karma!

In today's world, no one has time to be tied down. We're always on the move, and that means we don't always have access to reliable Wi-Fi to keep us connected to our digital world. Well all of that is now a thing of the past with one perfect little device from a company called Karma. Keep reading for all the details, and to see how you can enter to win free Wi-Fi for LIFE! Karma Go is an...

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UK Passport sales from a retailers perspective

Passport

In this day and age, whenever BlackBerry launch a new handset there is always an element of 'will this thing sell' in all our minds. Sure, us BlackBerry fans already know the benefits that go hand in hand with rocking a BlackBerry, but for those folk on other platforms it's a pretty hard sell. Maybe that gap has been shortened now that the BlackBerry Passport is out. Let me explain.... Prior...

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Third party Twitch client Blink now available from BlackBerry World

Third party Twitch client Blink now available from BlackBerry World

It was beaten to BlackBerry World as the first Twitch client for BlackBerry 10 but Blink is now available to download. It had a beta stint with lots of feedback from beta testers and is now ready for prime time. If you have been waiting for Blink, the wait is over. With Blink when watching a stream via the BlackBerry Passport, Q10 or Q5, it lines up neatly at the top, as opposed to the off...

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Convertly receives an update and developer throws in a giveaway for ARKick

The converting app Convertly became available back in September and it has just received an update. The app converts units and currency for you. Designed for BlackBerry 10 and simple to use. You can convert between 24 different units and 167 currencies. For those who like choice, there are six color themes to choose from too. Convertly v2.0 new features Added support for BlackBerry Passport...

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BlackBerry CEO: 'We have to treat everything as part of our ecosystem, not just BlackBerry'

Last week, BlackBerry CEO John Chen travelled to Hong Kong to speak at the Technologies that Matter forum and cover a wide range of topics as noted below. The event itself wasn't streamed, so we've all been waiting to see if a video of the appearance would be uploaded and luckily, one has now arrived courtesy of BlackBerryClubs. The challenges faced by businesses as technology moves toward...

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Blaq for BlackBerry 10 v1.4 now available in BlackBerry World!

Blaq for BlackBerry 10 v1.4 now available in BlackBerry World!

Right on schedule. Just as we highlighted yesterday, a new version of Blaq](http://crackberry.com/app/blaq-blackberry-10) (v1.4.0.950 if you need to know specifically) has now gone live on BlackBerry World and it's a pretty massive update to the native Twitter client. Luckily, we've got the full run down of what all has been fixed and improved, so have a look for yourself. TONS of new...

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Meet Windows Central, Mobile Nations' new home for everything Microsoft!

In addition to being the home of CrackBerry, the Mobile Nations' family also encompasses all the mobile platforms. We have Android Central for everything Android and Google, iMore for all your iOS and Mac needs and as of today, our WIndows/Microsoft site (formerly known as WPCentral) will henceforth be known as Windows Central. They're still covering everything you need on Windows Phones should...

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Connectedly: Here's why I implanted an NFC chip in my hand

NFC implant

I've recently taken a deeper step into the connected world. A step that some will describe as being interesting, and that some will describe as being crazy. To be honest, as happy as I am since I have taken this step, I have to admit that I fall on both the interesting and crazy sides myself. Before getting any further, I should mention that the "step" I took was implanting an NFC chip in my...

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#CESlive 2015 is going to be bigger and more amazing than ever!

#CESlive 2015 is going to be bigger and more amazing than ever!

At CES 2014 we at Mobile Nations teamed up with our friends at Geek Beat to bring you #CESlive, a unique live broadcast running every day from the show floor at CES 2014 — and CES 2015 is going to be even bigger than before. For #CESlive 2015 you can add Tom's Guide to the mix, with Editor-in-Chief Mark Spoonauer joining Geek Beat's Cali Lewis and John Pozadzides and iMore's Rene Ritchie in...

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Battery Blowout Sale! Save 46% today on this BlackBerry Q10 standard battery

Battery Blowout Sale! Save 46% today on this BlackBerry Q10 standard battery

You can't always recharge your BlackBerry Q10 when you'd like to, but with an extra OEM BlackBerry N-X1 battery on hand you can always talk, type, and work as long as you need to. Keep it in your briefcase or purse and stay connected, powered up, and ready to get the job done. Get yours today for only $18.95 while supplies last!

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Instant

Back at the end of August (2014) we announced the launch of Instant for BlackBerry 10 - a simple, native application that tracks how much time you spend on your device. The developers have this week rolled out version 2.0 and with it brings a small but awesome selection of improvements, including support for the BlackBerry Passport and Classic. If you think you're a true BlackBerry addict...

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Blaq v1.4 is coming soon with a ton of improvements and Passport support!

The native Twitter client space on BlackBerry 10 has been heating up as of late. Twitter for BlackBerry has improved significantly over the past few months, Nemory Studios has introduced Twittly and now Kisai Labs is getting ready to release a new and vastly improved version of my personal favorite BlackBerry 10 Twitter client, Blaq. Dubbed as v1.4, when it arrives later this week, Blaq will...

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Celebrity chef, writer and television host Tyler Florence loves his new BlackBerry Passport

Celebrity chef, writer and television host Tyler Florence loves his BlackBerry Passport. Stopping by Global TV to talk about his new book Inside the Test Kitchen, he brought along his BlackBerry Passport to show off some of his culinary skills using some photos but got a little sidetracked when the hosts asked specifically about his smartphone of choice. His answer is pretty awesome. Check out...

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BlackBerry hosting Enterprise event on November 13th

BlackBerry hosting Enterprise event on November 13th

With the BlackBerry Passport launch event now over and done with, we were waiting to see what event would be next for BlackBerry and as it turns out, it's one for enterprise customers. On November 13th, BlackBerry has set aside some time in San Francisco where BlackBerry CEO John Chen and members of his senior leadership team will delve into the latest developments of the company's enterprise...

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BlackBerry Passport arrives in Australia through Optus

BlackBerry Passport arrives in Australia through Optus

Australians looking to get their hands on a brand new BlackBerry Passport shouldn't have much trouble now. BlackBerry has announced availability of the device in Australia and it can now be ordered at any Optus Store nationally. Matthew Ball, BlackBerry Managing Director, Australia and New Zealand said, "We are excited to bring the first square screen design and touch-enabled keyboard...

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lenovo

Update - And now there's rumors of it being false as well. Lenovo is rumored to be making another bid to acquire BlackBerry, with a report claiming that the Chinese company could make its offer to purchase the company as soon as this week. The report comes from the financial news site Benzinga.com, citing unnamed sources. It added that Lenovo's first offer to BlackBerry will be to acquire...

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