Keep your Passport by your side with the Seidio Spring Clip Holster

Seidio Spring Clip Holster - Passport

When it comes to carrying around the BlackBerry Passport, I have always been partial to holsters to let me quickly access my device and for maximum screen protection. Rather than throwing it in my bag or shoving it in my jacket pocket it remains secure on my belt while I go about my day. Now while BlackBerry has released a leather swivel holster for the Passport, I prefer one that presents...

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Future Shop in Canada to end, some locations to rebrand under Best Buy

Future Shop

Future Shop parent Best Buy is consolidating, with some stores closing, other rebranding. Best Buy outlined its plans in a statement released today, saying it had conducted a review of its Canadian operations before making these changes. Roughly half the Future Shop locations will survive the cuts. Best Buy stated: The result of this review is the closure of 66 Future Shop locations,...

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Save 50% today on this bumper case for BlackBerry Z30

Save 50% today on this bumper case for BlackBerry Z30

Made from a glossy and matte double molded polycarbonate, this bumper case conforms perfectly around the BlackBerry Z30 to provide casual protection against minor drops. It even slightly elevates the phone from flat surfaces, keeping it safe from unwanted scratches and scuffs. On sale today for only $4.95!

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Score this protective BlackBerry Classic case with kickstand for only $4.95 today

Score this protective BlackBerry Classic case with kickstand for only $4.95 today

This BlackBerry Classic hybrid case provides serious protection against drops and scratches while sporting a built-in kickstand that can be used for watching movies, slideshows and more. The inner-most layer is made of a shock absorbing silicone that sits underneath a thick plastic exterior.

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BlackBerry App Roundup for March 27, 2015

BlackBerry App Roundup for March 27, 2015

Howdy CrackBerry nation! Hope you all are ready for the weekend. Another exciting has come and gone over here and what a week it as been. Not only did we see an update to the BBM Meetings device and desktop apps, and UK retailers taking pre-orders for the BlackBerry Leap, but also a leak for OS 10.3.2.281 and of course, the BlackBerry Q4 2015 fiscal results. Now it's time to bring you this...

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BlackBerry is cash flow positive and growing the software business

BlackBerry is cash flow positive and growing the software business

Earlier this morning BlackBerry reported Q4 results for fiscal 2015. Revenue dropped from $793 million in Q3 to only $660 million in Q4, but that's mostly hardware related. On most other metrics things are looking up for the company, which explains the stock market's mildly positive reaction to the results. The stock is up about 20 cents as I write this, to US $9.52 per share. Remember that...

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BlackBerry OS 10.3.1.2708 now available through several Canadian carriers

An already busy day has just got a little bit busier. BlackBerry OS 10.3.1.2708 has now started rolling out for multiple devices on several Canadian carriers such Rogers, TELUS and Koodo. If that's not enough, the links for the OS have also gone live as well and are now available in the CrackBerry Forums, allowing anyone who is familiar with autoloaders and Sachesi to update their device to OS...

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New BlackBerry Blend beta invites going out through Beta Zone

New BlackBerry Blend beta invites going out

BlackBerry Blend is without a doubt one of my favorite additions that came with BlackBerry 10.3 and up but to be honest I've been bit miffed at the fact it hasn't gotten any real love since release. The last update to the desktop apps was back in December I believe and since then they've remained untouched despite some pretty obvious and annoying bugs. Don't get me wrong, I still use...

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John Chen not worried about BlackBerry non-believers

John Chen not worried about BlackBerry non-believers

With the Q4 Fiscal 2015 results now available and the earnings call wrapped up (download the audio replay here), BlackBerry CEO John Chen has been hitting media outlets as well to discuss the events. Speaking with BNN's Amber Kanwar in Waterloo, Chen took the time to discuss the results and answer some questions about how he plans to make software profits grow for BlackBerry, where BlackBerry...

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PCMarket names BES12 Best Enterprise Mobile Device Management Product

PCMarket names BES12 Best Enterprise Mobile Device Management Product

Amidst the earnings report news, BlackBerry also announced the win of a major IT award In Hong Kong. The Best of IT Awards are organized annually, by leading Hong Kong IT publication PCMarket and serve to recognize the most popular IT products and services from the preceding year. This time around BES12 was named Best Enterprise Mobile Device Management Product, 2014 at award ceremonies held...

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BlackBerry offers up a hands-on look at the BlackBerry Leap

BlackBerry offers up a hands-on look at the BlackBerry Leap

Thinking about picking up a BlackBerry Leap when it officially becomes available? If you are, you'll want to check out the latest BlackBerry Leap hands-on from Inside BlackBerry's very own Donny Halliwell who gives us a quick look at the all-touch device running BlackBerry 10.3.1. Folks in the UK can already place some pre-orders for the device through third-party retailers. Plus, while it's...

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Mobile Nations Community Update, March 2015

Mobile Nations Community Update, March 2015

Mobile Nations Community Update With the end of the month upon us, it's time to bring you up-to-date with the latest happenings around Android Central, Connectedly, CrackBerry, iMore, and Windows Central in the Community Update. There's so much to talk about in our communities these days, from the Apple Watch to the Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 edge, new Lumia...

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BlackBerry Q4 Fiscal 2015 Earnings Call Live Blog!

BlackBerry Q4 Fiscal 2015 Earnings Call Live Blog!

The report is out, but the earnings call still has to happen, so hop into the chat below and settle in. The conference call and live webcast will be held today beginning at 8 am ET, which can be accessed by dialing directly into 1-888-503-8168 or by logging on at the BlackBerry Investors site.

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BlackBerry launches Enhanced SIM-based Licensing for 3 Hong Kong

3 Hong Kong

On top of the addition of China Mobile Hong Kong, BlackBerry has also announced 3 Hong Kong, the mobile telecommunications division of Hutchison Telecommunications Hong Kong Holdings Limited, is now also offering its enterprise customers Enhanced SIM-Based Licensing (ESBL) by BlackBerry, will provide enterprise customers an improved purchasing experience, meaning they can consolidate...

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BlackBerry launches Enhanced SIM-based Licensing for China Mobile Hong Kong

Continuing their roll out of Enhanced SIM-based Licensing options for enterprise customers, BlackBerry has now announced the services is available through China Mobile Hong Kong. The offering will enable CMHK to resell to its enterprise customers licenses for BlackBerry EMM services as a bundled offer along with airtime and a data plan. "As the leading global EMM provider, BlackBerry is...

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BlackBerry announces Q4 Fiscal 2015 Results

BlackBerry announces Year-End and Q4 Fiscal 2015 Results

After weeks of mixed sentiment surrounding the company from analysts, BlackBerry has now announced their Year-End and Q4 Fiscal 2015 results. Last quarter, Executive Chairman and CEO John Chen noted BlackBerry would be shifting focus to expanding their distribution and driving revenue growth and this is the first look at how well they've done in that area. Revenue for the fourth quarter of...

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Reebee shopping list and flyer app returns to BlackBerry World

Back when BlackBerry 10 launched, one of my favorite apps was Reebee. The app collected all the local flyers in my area and presented them in a way that was easy to read, so I could keep up with any sales that were happening through stores nearby. Eventually, Reebee stopped being updated, and I switched to Flipp, which offers a similar service though I found it to be slightly less reliable when...

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WhatsApp

The WhatsApp developers are at it again. If you're among those testing the WhatsApp beta releases, you're going to want to load up the BlackBerry Beta Zone app and grab the latest release. It has a massive changelog associated with it, so it's certainly going to need some testing. Added 'Add to contacts' context actions to the chat list (for chats with unknown contacts) and to the group info...

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BBM Meetings

Have you been using BBM Meetings? If so, you'll want to make sure you grab the latest updates to the device and desktop apps. BlackBerry has released new versions for most of the supported platforms including BlackBerry 10, Android, Windows and Mac and all the updates contain overall performance improvements and bug fixes that will ensure meetings run smooth. Device release provides:...

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HMV Music app updated to v2.0.0.4 to clear up some bugs

HMV Music app updated to v2.0.0.4 to clear up some bugs

Since the removal of music and movies from BlackBerry World, BlackBerry users have had to look elsewhere to get music on their devices and one option available is the HMV Music app. Truth be told, the app has been neglected for a bit as one might be able to tell from reading the reviews, but that's neither here nor there now as v2.0.0.4 has arrived and is readily available for download from...

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