AntiVirus, Contact Manager and Instant all go on sale for the next two weeks

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Sale time once again. AntiVirus, Max Contact Manager and Instant have all been popular on BlackBerry 10, even though Instant is less than two weeks old at the time of writing this. All three apps are currently on sale in BlackBerry World, so if you didn't pick one or more of them up the first time around, you may want to take advantage of the pricing now? Here's a quick breakdown of the...

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Lion King and Suzy's Zoo stickers arrive in the BBM Shop!

Lion King and Suzy's Zoo stickers arrive in the BBM Shop!

Another batch of BBM Stickers has been released and this around for $1.99, there's two options to choose from. Either the Lion King, which features favorites such as Simba, Timon, Pumbaa, Scar and more. Sadly, there's no Rafiki, so keep that in mind. The other pack now available is Suzy's Zoo, the creations of Suzy Spafford and featuring her characters Suzy Ducken, Jack Quacker, Corky Turtle,...

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Toysoft Development apps go on sale, get them while they're hot

Toysoft Development apps go on sale, get them while they're hot

We've reviewed a handful of apps developed by Toysoft Development previously, with some I continue to use regularly. They've put up a few of their most popular apps on sale before and now they've done it again. Have a look at the list and see if any you've been thinking about purchasing have been included this time around. Toysoft Development apps for sale Power Tools $3.99 to $1.99...

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BlackBerry 'Visa' and 'Victoria' could be the next devices with interesting keyboards

With the BlackBerry Passport, BlackBerry is introducing their new three-row keyboard. While the verdict is still out on how BlackBerry users will feel about it, it's starting to look as though there are already plans to continue with that styling even further. Generally, I don't give patents much weight. BlackBerry files patents all day long and now even have a dedicated business unit handling...

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New display and sync options in the latest update to ReadItNow!

New display and sync options in the latest update to ReadItNow!

I am always glad when one of my favorite apps receives an update. This time around it is ReadItNow!. There hasn't been an update to the app for a while as the developer had other side projects but he has now returned to working on improving and updating all of his apps. A couple of new features have been added to this latest ReadItNow! update, as well as fixes and improvements. What's new in...

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Evernote for BlackBerry 10 receiving small update with bug fixes

Evernote for BlackBerry 10 receiving small update with bug fixes

Evernote is has started a roll of a small update to their BlackBerry 10 app through BlackBerry World. The updated version, noted as v5.4.2.499, doesn't come with a massive change log but instead keeps it rather simple. Bug fixes and miscellaneous improvements are all the noted but that's good enough for me. The update should be showing now in BlackBerry World, so everyone can grab it if you...

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Location based reminders on your BlackBerry 10 device thanks to Reminder Now

Reminder Now

Fresh into BlackBerry World today is the latest offering from Emberify and this one's called Reminder Now. Reminder Now is hot off the press so I've not yet had the chance to test it out, although I will in due course. I would imagine that it isn't an app that everyone will want to use, but taking a guess I think it may be one of those ones that once you use it - you can't be without. As...

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A cool gaming frenzy with Elements War - Free today from Amazon

Elements War

Another beauty has appeared today as Amazon's 'free app of the day' and it goes by the name of Elements War. It's not a game I've heard of before and it's kind of hard to explain but here goes my best shot. Or just jump into the Amazon Appstore and grab it for yourself. Elements War is described in Google Play as being a chain reaction game and that's pretty much what happens. You'll see a...

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PillPad receives minor update, on sale for a limited time!

PillPad receives minor update, on sale for a limited time!

By now you should all be familiar with PillPad, the medication tracking application for BlackBerry 10. Whether your are tracking simply to organize your prescriptions or using this application to present a comprehensive list to Doctors during appointments, it offers many practical uses for managing your daily regimen. As shown below, the change log in this update is rather small. However,...

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BBM Money

Although BBM Money was announced back in 2013, we've not really heard much about it on a large level but BlackBerry is now finally ready to make some more moves with it and has announced a series of new initiatives today that will enhance the mobile payment capabilities for users of BBM. Initiatives they note will, take the ability to connect and share using BBM Money one step further and...

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Porsche Design P'9983 Photo Gallery

Porsche Design P'9983 Photo Gallery

Now that the Porsche Design P'9983 is official and the covers have been taken off the device, we're getting some of those glorious high res images coming in. Taking a closer look at the device, you can see the sculpted keys and how they offer up a rather awesome 3D look. It's a look I personally wouldn't mind seeing on shall we say more consumer affordable devices. Overall, the Porsche Design...

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Official Porsche Design P'9983 Features and Specs

Official Porsche Design P'9983 Features and Specs

Now that the Porsche Design P'9983 is official, so are the specs for the device. As BlackBerry puts it, 'the Porsche Design P'9983 smartphone from BlackBerry combines a unique stylish design from an iconic, timeless brand with the fluid and effortless productivity experience of BlackBerry 10 technology' and while many thought the BlackBerry Passport would be the first device to arrive with...

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Verizon Wireless: We won't support Wi-Fi calling until mid-2015

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A Verizon Wireless executive stated this week that the company won't be adding support for Wi-Fi calling for its smartphones until sometime in mid-2015, stating that it will take "some technological work in our network to make it available." FierceWireless reports that Verizon Communications CFO Fran Shammo made those comments as part of an address for the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Media...

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The Porsche Design BlackBerry P'9983 gets officially announced

P'9983

No sooner than I finish up the P'9983 video post, an email arrives in my inbox from BlackBerry with the official press release to go along with the latest Porsche Design BlackBerry. I know that most of us won't be going down the P'9983 route due to it costing a small fortune, but it's still nice to see the partnership going strong and for the lucky folk that do purchase the device, it looks...

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On video for the first time - The Porsche Design BlackBerry P'9983

On video for the first time - The Porsche Design BlackBerry P'9983

As this post goes live the Porsche Design BlackBerry P'9983 is being unveiled at an event in Dubai. We can't be there ourselves but if you've been keeping an eye on things you'll know that I'm attending an event next week for the P'9983 at Harrods in London. Over on their YouTube channel BlackBerry have released the promotional video for the P'9983 and although we had seen images of it...

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Deal of the Day: BlackBerry Q5 Leather Pocket Pouch

Deal of the Day: BlackBerry Q5 Leather Pocket Pouch

This professional BlackBerry Q5 case is made of hand crafted, genuine leather and features a soft inner lining, keeping your device safe from scratches. The power saving technology that's built-in conserves the battery life of your BlackBerry Q5 while protected. Get yours today for only $14.95!

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EE refreshes its SIM-only plans to offer more bang for the buck

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UK mobile operator EE today refreshed the company's range of 4G SIM-only plans, offering more bang for your buck when it comes to mobile data. Available from today both online and in EE stores, the new 12-month and 30-day plans offer a wider range of options for consumers looking to hop onto the 4G bandwagon, without having to fork out an extreme amount for the luxury of LTE connectivity....

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WhatsApp for BlackBerry 10 updated in the Beta Zone

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Just a very quick heads up for you BlackBerry Beta Zone members that like to grab the latest updates possible. WhatsApp for BlackBerry 10 has a small update waiting for download, although it's just bug fixes this time, so nothing too exciting. I'm still not a big user of WhatsApp these days since BBM went cross platform. Anyway, it's still nice to see regular updates to popular apps. If you...

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