9 of 10 emergency wireless calls lack accurate location data in D.C. area

9 of 10 emergency wireless calls lack accurate location data in D.C. area

Don't cut the cord just yet on your home phones! FCC data reveals that 9 out of 10 emergency calls made with a cell phone in Washington, D.C. lack accurate location information, making it harder for emergency workers to respond in a crisis. The data was collected in the first half of 2013 and only covers the D.C. area in the U.S. Through the Freedom of Information Act, public interest group...

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BlackBerry offers up another look at the revolutionary keyboard on the BlackBerry Passport

With the BlackBerry Passport now out there and in the open, there is still some folks who don't quite grasp how the keyboard and trackpad will work together or how it adds to the level of productivity one can achieve. To help offer a better look, BlackBerry has now posted up more information on how the keyboard will work along with the touch-enabled keyboard. For most CrackBerry readers and...

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Deal of the Day: CrackBerry Leather Holster for BlackBerry Q10

Deal of the Day: CrackBerry Leather Holster for BlackBerry Q10

For today only, buy the CrackBerry Leather Holster for BlackBerry Q10 and save 57% 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 and scratches at the same time...

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BlackBerry Beta Zone now accepting sign ups for BBM beta on Windows Phone

As expected due to the app having arrived on the Windows Phone Store under private beta status, BlackBerry has now announced their open, external beta for BBM on Windows Phone. As noted on the Inside BlackBerry Blog, BBM on Windows Phone will bring a fresh new native look & feel having been specifically designed for Windows Phone. The BBM team here at BlackBerry has been busy...

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Disney's Mickey & Friends sticker pack now available in the BBM Shop

Disney's Mickey & Friends sticker pack now available in the BBM Shop

Following up on their Frozen and Toy Story releases, Disney has now released the Mickey & Friends sticker pack and I can't even play this one off like I'm not going to buy it. I already have! It has all the usual suspects such as Mickey, Pluto, Donald, Goofy, Daisy and Minnie and is priced at $1.99. Like all other packs, we're not sure of all the places it was made available but it's...

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Keep the BlackBerry juice flowing this summer with a spare battery or external charger!

Summer is here, and all that easy living can really take a bite out of your battery life! If you're going to be out and about all day, or on vacation, it's a good idea to have a spare battery charged up and ready to go in your pocket or purse. Keep reading to see how you could win a free battery or external charger for your BlackBerry this week! In the case of the BlackBerry Q10 or...

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'Things you do' and Characters BBM sticker packs now available

'Things you do' and Characters BBM sticker packs now available

The BBM team has already released several of the built-in emoticons as stickers on the BBM Shop but if you're favorites weren't covered previously, they just might be now. A new 'Things You Do' sticker pack has arrived and offers a few more of the BBM emoticons as larger stickers for use. You can cross your fingers, fist bump or go box someone's ears off and more in the latest pack. If that's...

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Get the Transformers: Age of Extinction game on your BlackBerry 10 device now

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While hanging around in the Amazon AppStore this week I came across Transformers Age of Extinction and was rather excited. Growing up with Transformers toys it only seems natural to be excited by this one. However, as with all Android apps that I download for my BlackBerry 10 device I didn't get too pumped up until it was loaded and working. It needed a reboot and then I was stoked as the...

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UK government set to rush through emergency surveillance legislation

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The UK government is looking to reinforce powers of security services to require internet and phone providers to maintain records of customer email and calls. Emergency laws are to be introduced into the Commons next Monday, following private talks and gaining support of both Labour and the Liberal Democrats on the basis that there will be new board to oversee the functioning of new powers. The...

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Proof that BlackBerry is still the go to device for business users

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It's no secret that BlackBerry are striving to retain the number one spot in the enterprise market. And that shouldn't be hard considering they do it better that the competition. With the likes of the BlackBerry Passport and Classic on the horizon they are both the perfect business tool for users that need to do some serious work from their smartphone. AOL CEO Tim Armstrong recently...

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CascaRun Pro for BlackBerry 10 gets updated with a ton of enhancements and fixes

CascaRun pro

For all you fitness fanatics out there you'll be pleased to see an update rolling out for CascaRun Pro today. Whether you're already a CascaRun user or maybe you've been thinking about the investment - now may well be the time to make the commitment? As you will see below there are a ton of new editions in this latest version. If you like to use your BlackBerry 10 smartphone to record and...

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Nigeria is next in line to see the BlackBerry Z3 roll out

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First we had the Far East and then the BlackBerry Z3 was announced as coming mid July to South Africa. Things are now moving north as next in line to see the latest low cost BlackBerry hit their shores is Nigeria. BlackBerry have a big market share in Nigeria so it makes sense to see the Z3 land here fairly soon after its release. We are still in the dark as to when exactly we will see the...

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ShopBlackBerry drops prices on all white BlackBerry 10 devices

ShopBlackBerry drops prices on all white BlackBerry 10 devices

If you are looking to pick up a new BlackBerry 10 smartphone here's something interesting to consider. Right now, for whatever reason, all white BlackBerry 10 smartphones are on sale through the ShopBlackBerry store. No matter which device you choose from the available devices, as long as it's white they're all $100 off their original asking price. We've gone through the shop and it appears as...

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Monomeros Colombo Venezolanos S.A. upgrades to BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10

BlackBerry has added another name to their successful BlackBerry EZ Pass migration program. This time around, Monomeros Colombo Venezolanos S.A., a leading supplier of basic and intermediate chemicals for the agricultural and industrial sectors in Colombia, opted to migrate from BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5 to BES10 to manage its fleet of BlackBerry 10 devices. "BlackBerry has always been...

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We put Colin McRae Rally for BlackBerry 10 through its paces

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We announced a short while ago that Colin McRae Rally was now available for all touch BlackBerry 10 devices and with me being a long term fan of the game I had to put it through its paces and see if it is worthy of its $2.99 price tag. Colin McRae Rally first hit the scene back in 1998 and I'm pretty sure I remember being addicted to it on the original Play Station. With the game being so old...

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South African students are more than impressed with the BlackBerry Z3

South African students are more than impressed with the BlackBerry Z3

We told you last week that the BlackBerry Z3 would be available to buy in South Africa in mid July. It looks like someone has been doing some research with the students of South Africa and as you'll see in the above video they are certainly enjoying what the Z3 has to offer. I love the way that at the end of the video they are all asked how much they think the BlackBerry Z3 will cost. They...

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Deal of the Day: Seidio CONVERT Combo for BlackBerry Z10

Deal of the Day: Seidio CONVERT Combo for BlackBerry Z10

For today only, buy the Seidio CONVERT Combo for BlackBerry Z10 and save 42% Eliminate the need for multiple cases with this CONVERT Combo! The bundle includes a SURFACE Case for casual, every-day protection, a rugged skin and skeleton for extra shock absorption and a durable, swivel clip holster to keep it all at your side! List Price: $54.95   Today Only: $31.95 Learn More and Buy Now...

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The UK government's Department of Transport has now joined with the U.S. in requiring that passengers on some international flights coming in and out of the country must show that their electronic devices can be powered up, in an effort to improve security. The new notice from the department stated: In line with the US advice, passengers on some routes into and out of the UK may now also...

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Bharucha & Partners law firm upgrades to BlackBerry 10 smartphones and BES 10

On top of the announcement that top UK law firms have chosen or are evaluating BlackBerry solutions, Bharucha & Partners out of Mumbai and Delhi announced all lawyers, paralegals as well as senior members of the administrative staff across their three offices have moved to BlackBerry 10 smartphones, primarily BlackBerry Q5 and BlackBerry Z30 smartphones coupled with BES 10. "In today's...

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QNX hosting Project Ion webinar July 10th, learn more about the Internet of Things

Curious and want to know more about Project Ion along with the 'Internet of Things'? If so, QNX is hosting a webinar on July 10 at 1 p.m. ET that might help you get a better feeling for it all. Although it's going to be focused on how Project Ion can transform your business, it's worth tuning into to learn more and it's open to everyone. Earlier this year we unveiled Project Ion, a series...

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