First look: Leather flip cover case for the BlackBerry Passport!

First look: Leather flip cover case for the BlackBerry Passport!

Now that the white BlackBerry Passport is out there for all to see, next up is some accessories. BlackBerry CEO John Chen that noted along with the arrival of the Passport there would also be a wide selection of premium accessories to go along with it and he wasn't kidding around. I know a lot of you caught that mention and have been waiting to see what accessories would be arriving. Luckily,...

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How to migrate your music purchases from BlackBerry World to 7digital

How to migrate your music purchases from BlackBerry World to 7digital

By now, most folks are fully aware of that music purchases have been removed from BlackBerry World but what you might not know is the process for actually retaining those purchases. As it stands, you will have up to 12 months to access the music in your 'MyWorld' music locker on your BlackBerry 10 device and after 21st July, 2015, it will no longer be available. That's not to say you lose your...

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Pink Panther and Duck Dynasty stickers arrive in the BBM Shop

Pink Panther and Duck Dynasty stickers arrive in the BBM Shop

It was about time for another round of stickers to arrive and if you're a fan of old school Pink Panther or Duck Dynasty, prepare to say goodbye to a $1.99. Yup, the Pink Panther and the Robertson family have arrived in the BBM shop. Joining the Pink Panther in his number of different images, you'll also find Inspector Clouseau. As for the Duck Dynasty crew, Willie, Uncle Si, Jase and even Miss...

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Dear Berry: How do I seamlessly switch devices regularly?

Dear Berry: How do I seamlessly switch devices regularly?

Hello again readers! Dear Berry is here once again with a mailbag full of BlackBerry questions and woes. Today's question comes from Bryan who asks: I recently purchased my third BB10 device; my Q10 should be here tomorrow, and I'm stoked. I can't wait to get that lovely keyboard back in my hands. Anyway, so a little background, I obviously got the Z10 when it was first released and love it...

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CrackBerry Asks: Would you want a dual SIM BlackBerry?

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Having a dual SIM phone is one of those subjects that more than likely doesn't get much thought, although many folk would probably like one. The concept is certainly not a new one and for years now dual SIM devices have been cropping up in some regions around the world, but it seems that it has never taken off with any of the top end smartphone manufactures as far as I'm aware. With...

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Prank your friends with Masked SMS for BlackBerry 10

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This one sure is good for a giggle. Masked SMS, for BlackBerry 10, allows you to send anonymous SMS messages to anyone in the world and you can choose the name that the recipient sees rather than your real name - sounds fun! The reason that the app works worldwide with no high costs is because the message is actually sent via data rather than traditional SMS. This also ensures that the...

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Strong subscriber growth powers AT&T's Q2 2014 earnings

Strong subscriber growth powers AT&T's FQ2 2014 earnings

AT&T had a great quarter that was driven by the addition of 2 million new users to its wireless and wireline businesses. Combined with the rest of its operations, the carrier reported that revenues were up 1.6 percent, meaning that it took in $32.6 billion. The carrier noted a higher $1 billion operating expense compared to a year ago at $27 billion giving it an operating income of $5.6...

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BlackBerry confirms that the Passport will indeed come in white

BlackBerry confirms that the Passport will indeed come in white

BlackBerry has officially unveiled the BlackBerry Passport in white. Sure, we may have gotten to the white Passport first, as they freely admit, but it's still an official confirmation that the most-hotly anticipated BlackBerry of the season will be available in more than just basic black. Designers Brian Paschke and Joseph Hofer talked a bit about the design of the white Passport. For...

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BlackBerry hosting BES10 Secure Work Space webinar on July 30th

BlackBerry hosting BES10 Secure Work Space webinar on July 30th

If you're looking to learn more about BES10 and how Secure Work Space works across BlackBerry, Android and iOS then you'll want to set aside some time on July 30th. BlackBerry is hosting a BES10 Secure Work Space webinar that day from 11:00AM to 12:00PM EST. With BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 Secure Work Space for iOS and Android, the convenience, strength and efficiency of the trusted...

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Quick reminder - Just a few days left to grab NeverMaze for free

NeverMaze

We posted last week that the developer of the popular BlackBerry 10 game NeverMaze was giving away the game for a short period of time. Over 10,000 of you have taken advantage of the offer and judging by the comments on the original post you are enjoying the game. So here's just a very quick heads up that if you missed the offer first time around, there's still a few more days to get it for...

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A selection of QWERTY devices get a price cut in India

A selection of QWERTY devices get a price cut in India

This is the kind of news I like to see, although it's just restricted to India at the moment. If you are in the country and are in the market for a new BlackBerry you may want to take advantage of the new lowered prices that have been introduced as from today. The offer applies to three devices - the BlackBerry Curve 9320, 9720 and Q5 - so it seems that legacy devices are still very much in...

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Deal of the Day: Incipio OVRMLD Flexible Hard Case for BlackBerry Z10

Deal of the Day: Incipio OVRMLD Flexible Hard Case for BlackBerry Z10

The Incipio OVRMLD Case is engineered with a raised polymer barrier to protect its soft finish from unpredictable scratches and surface wear. The dual-injected design combines impact resistant, semi-rigid NGP with a rigid plextonium frame for superior protection. Best of all, you can grab this case today for 45% off. Supplies are limited so act fast!

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BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 Hosted makes it even easier to tie BES into your enterprise systems

BlackBerry has made BES10 (BlackBerry Enterprise Server 10) available as a Hosted Service through third-party partners around the globe. The service will be called BES10 Hosted and it will allow organizations to benefit from BlackBerry's secure network. They will be able to manage iOS, Android as well as BlackBerry devices securely. BES10 Hosted offers organizations the benefits of what BES10...

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Automate your everyday tasks with On Location

Automate your everyday tasks with On Location

In this day and age being able to perform tasks quicker and easier is key. One employer of mine stressed the importance of "one less click" when devising a new task management system. From the developer that brought you SMSbyNow On Location is not as drastic as that but it is a headless application that performs specific actions when entering or leaving a location. While this is not a new...

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New BBM update arrives in the Beta Zone, brings new way to add contacts

New BBM Beta Zone update brings new way to add contracts

BlackBerry has been busy working on BBM. We've just seen an update to the BBM beta on Windows Phone but it seems a beta update has landed for BlackBerry 10 users too. There isn't much to this update but it does bring about a new way to add BBM contacts. There is a new Add Contact screen where you can seemingly add contacts from a suggested list or send an invite to a contact to their e-mail...

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The TV Show 10: 24 finale, Farscape 1, Doctor Who 3

The TV Show 10: 24 finale, Farscape 1, Doctor Who 3

The TV Show is like app or game reviews for television episodes. Whether you're watching in your living or streaming to your BlackBerry, follow along for the week of TV that was. On this episode Dave and Rene are joined by Dave's ex-girlfriend, Ashley Williams to talk 24 finale, Fascape season 1, and — sorry, really, so sorry! — Doctor Who season 3, including the brilliantly terrifying Blink....

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Hemlock Grove's Famke Janssen isn't a fan of tech or selfies but still digs her BlackBerry Curve

Famke Janssen has had plenty of success throughout her acting career, starring in Nip Tuck, Taken, Taken 2 and perhaps most famously, as Jean Grey in the X-men series of movies and James Bond flick, GoldenEye but her role on Netflix's horror series Hemlock Grove is her latest work. As part of the promotion surrounding the shows second season, Famke sat down with USA Today to talk tech, even...

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BBM beta for Windows Phone gets small update to version 1.0.0.4

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A new update for BlackBerry's BBM messaging app for Windows Phone is now available for download, and it's the first such update since the closed beta for the app went live a few days ago for its selected users. The version number for the app has only changed slightly, from 1.0.0.2 to 1.0.0.4 and there's no indication of a change log. Based on that, we would expect that this update is mainly...

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The new BlackBerry Vendor Portal is now live for developers

The new BlackBerry Vendor Portal is now live for developers

After a rather lengthy round of beta testing, BlackBerry has now pulled the covers off their new BlackBerry Vendor Portal for developers. The site was long overdue for a makeover, so a lot has been improved and changed for the better. The focus was to emphasize the user experience on the whole, so here's what you can expect if you're a developer and have not yet had access to it. New UI look...

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