It's Canada Day! Save 20% on BlackBerry accessories through July 3

It's Canada Day! Save 20% on BlackBerry accessories through July 3

You heard right. Starting today, the folks at the ShopCrackBerry Canada store are offering 20% off absolutely everything. There are many ways to celebrate Canada Day, whether it's rocking your favorite maple leaf tee, enjoying the local parade, or scooping up some sweet accessories for your BlackBerry device. Until midnight July 3, you can save 20% on a brand new case, charging dock, battery...

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Amazon Italy now taking pre-orders for the blue BlackBerry Classic

Amazon Italy now taking pre-orders for the blue BlackBerry Classic

Remember at Mobile World Congress when it was announced the BlackBerry Classic would be coming in white, blue and bronze? Of course, you do. While some regions now have the white version, the blue and bronze versions have remained missing from release with the exception of the blue version appearing in at least one BlackBerry Execs hands. The wait might soon be over though if you're looking to...

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Seidio SURFACE Cases for AT&T Passport are 46% off today

Seidio SURFACE Cases for AT&T Passport are 46% off today

The SURFACE Case is the ultimate low-profile hard cover; combining a super-slim design with a protective outer shell. The exterior features a soft coating that provides additional grip, too! Grab yours in black, blue, red, or gold today for only $18.95

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Grab a Telus BlackBerry Q5 from Best Buy Canada for only $89.99

Grab a Telus BlackBerry Q5 from Best Buy Canada for only $89.99

If you live in Canada and are looking to move into a new BlackBerry 10 device or are just looking to pick up a spare for those 'just in case' moments, Best Buy has a deal for you. Right now, up until July 2nd, you can pick up a TELUS branded BlackBerry Q5 from the retailer for only $89.99 contract free. Keep in mind, when unlocked it is compatible with most GSM networks in Canada including WIND...

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New Site Feature: Follow the CrackBerry content you care about and get notified of it instantly!

We are very excited to introduce Follow - a way to personalize your CrackBerry experience and get notified when new content is added. In addition to CrackBerry, the Follow feature is also available across our family of Mobile Nations properties, including Android Central, iMore, Windows Central and Connectedly. We have built a system that is easy to use yet offers you maximum flexibility....

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BlackBerry pushes out a bug fix update for BBM

BlackBerry pushes out a bug fix update for BBM

On Friday 26th, BBM was updated for BlackBerry, iOS and Android. A lot of people ran into issues with the update and today we see an update pushed out to fix those issues. If you have been having some problems with BBM since the update, it would be wise to update to this latest version. It should also be noted that the update seems to reset BBM groups. My past experience has taught me to let...

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Europe has agreed a final proposal to scrap roaming charges altogether across the continent, as well as new rules on net neutrality. The extra charges applied to your account for using your mobile phone abroad will be scrapped by June 2017, although a fair use policy will be put in place. To help soften the blow before the charges are scrapped, said fees will be capped at five cents per MB...

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BBM Money users in Indonesia can now pay for goods and services online and in stores

While we're still waiting to hear some news about BBM Money for the U.S. and Canada, BlackBerry last week held an event to update media and the Android, BlackBerry and iOS communities in Indonesia on the latest additions to BBM Money that for the first time brings Instant Mobile Payments to users of the app on all major platforms and allows them pay for goods and services online and in stores...

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BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - BTS

BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - BTS

Did you miss out on checking out BerryFlow Upstream live last night? If so, you can now watch the video or download the audio for playback. This week, we kept it all fairly short due to the fact we did a fairly long podcast last week on Wednesday after the BlackBerry Earnings report. For this one, we discuss the latest BBM, BBM Meetings updates and BBM Money updates, BlackBerry and MacKenzie...

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ProtectMe aims to give you an extra layer of protection on your BlackBerry 10 smartphone

A well known BlackBerry developer has just released an app in BlackBerry World today. CellNinja, who has brought us apps such as Hub2Watch and more, has released ProtectMe. It's a security app that adds an extra layer of protection above what BlackBerry Protect offers. It can do things such as lock your device if a connected Bluetooth device gets disconnected or if the Wi-Fi or any other...

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Top BlackBerry 10 apps from BKU Software get a 50% discount

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It's been a while since we've featured BKU Software, but their apps have been popular on BlackBerry 10 since the OS was first launched. The three most popular are currently on sale until July 5th, 2015 so if you've been tempted before but put off the price you can now grab yourself a bargain. The sale includes: SafeDrive (50% off, now only $1.99) SuperNote (50% off, now only $1.99) Call...

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iGrann (and iGrann Pro) offers up an important update

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Here's a quick heads up for you Instagram users out there that like to use the third party app iGrann. The app has been updated for both the free and pro versions and while users may not see a bunch of new features, the update is important to coincide with the latest version of Instagram. As us BlackBerry 10 users can be quite fussy with our apps, make sure you head on over to BlackBerry...

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Manage your passwords with KeePassB Password Manager - 100 free copies up for grabs

BlackBerry offers a native app for saving passwords called Password Keeper but we love options and on alternative third party app comes in the form of KeePassB Password Manager. It is a native BlackBerry 10 app that uses the open source password manager KeePass. Like all password managers, you just need one master password that then allows you to access all your other passwords, allowing you to...

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A look at the updated Privacy and Control BBM features

A look at the updated Privacy and Control BBM features

Yesterday, an update to BBM rolled out for BlackBerry, Android and iOS. The version had been running in BlackBerry Beta Zone for a while and now it is rolling out to everyone. There are a handful of new features to be found in this latest update from Private Chat to the ability to quote messages. We're going to be taking a closer look at these new features. As already mentioned one of the...

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You can now tag articles in the latest version of ReadItNow!

You can now tag articles in the latest version of ReadItNow!

If you're a Pocket user, you've probably already heard of ReadItNow! It's a third party client we've featured a few times here in the CrackBerry blog. It's one of my first top 5 apps installed whenever I get a new device or carry out a clean install on my BlackBerry 10 smartphone. This latest update brings us to v7.0 and with it comes some new additions. As well as your usual bug squashing...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for June 26, 2015

BlackBerry App Roundup 6/26/15

Howdy CrackBerry nation! Are you all ready for the weekend? Between deadlines at work and blogging, I might be able to squeeze in some rest, but we'll see. This week was all about the Q1 Fiscal 2016 results that kickstarted a flurry of announcements. To name a few, there was the notice that BlackBerry and Cisco signed a broad patent cross-licensing agreement, a new appointee to the Board of...

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BlackBerry Messenger update makes it easier to control what you share

BBM adds Privacy and Control Subscription

The latest BBM update brings along with it a new subscription, Privacy and Control, which lets users have even more control over what they are sharing. Replacing Timed and Retracted Messages, Privacy and Control offers users some new features at the same $0.99 a month price tag. With this subscription, you will get: Private Chat Timed messages and pictures Retract messages and pictures Edit...

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Mobile Nations Community Update, June 2015

Mobile Nations Community Update, June 2015

Mobile Nations Community Update With June coming to a close, it's time again for the Mobile Nations Community Update! Keep reading as I take you on a quick tour around our network for all the latest from Android Central, Connectedly, CrackBerry, iMore, and Windows Central. Of particular interest this month are the awesome contests we've been running. I'll...

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Check out E.X.O. a new platform game for BlackBerry 10

Check out E.X.O. a new platform game for BlackBerry 10

Looking for a new game to play to kill time? You should check out E.X.O. Recently released, E.X.O. is a platformer where you have to avoid obstacles and shoot enemies to complete each level. The BlackBerry World description says it's challenging and I am finding that it is. I can't even get past the first level. But maybe that's because I'm not that good at these types of games. While not...

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