Amazon Appstore on BlackBerry 10
Help, How-To & Tips | 250 Comments How to get Android apps on BlackBerry from the Amazon Appstore The Amazon Appstore promises to be a premiere source for Android apps on BlackBerry, and odds are you want it now that it's so easy to install Android apps. In addition to hosting a lot of content that isn't available in BlackBerry World, Amazon has the added bonus of offering a free app every...


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Sep 26, 2016 BlackBerry 'Argon' passes through the FCC and WiFi Alliance as DTEK60
Following up on the earlier leak of the DTEK60, the device has now landed at the FCC and WiFi alliance sites. At the FCC, the device has been registered under the model number BBA100­1 but at the WiFi Alliance site, the device shows as both BBA100­1 and the DTEK60. Continue Reading →
Sep 23, 2016 BlackBerry's Android Camera app updated with usability enhancements and bug fixes
For those of you out there using a Priv or a DTEK50, you'll want to load up the Google Play store and get the latest BlackBerry Camera update downloaded. For this update, BlackBerry has added some usability enhancements and fixed up a few bugs some might hit folks. Also on the list of improvements is the ability to turn on the flashlight when taking photos. Continue Reading →
Sep 21, 2016 Rare BlackBerry Passport Silver Edition running Android goes up for sale on Kijiji
Remember before the Priv was announced there were multiple sightings of the BlackBerry Passport Silver Edition caught running Android? At the time, it was caught up in the codename confusion and was better known as Oslo and well, we know now that it was in some ways, a test bed for BlackBerry's Android smartphones. Although they never went on sale for the masses, a new Kijiji listing might allow you to get your hands on one. Continue Reading →
Sep 20, 2016 How to set up the BlackBerry Hub widget on Android
The BlackBerry Hub app for Android has been updated on a regular basis the past few months and with each update, new features are added. In the latest update, the Hub Widget has been added. It allows you to add one of three views to your homescreen. Continue Reading →
Sep 16, 2016 Have you switched to a Priv or DTEK50 from a BlackBerry 10 phone?
BlackBerry now has two Android-powered phones on the market and that raises the question of how many BlackBerry 10 users have made to jump to either a Priv or a DTEK50. So, let's put some numbers behind that question. If you switched to a Priv or a DTEK50 from a BlackBerry 10 phone, let us know in our poll. Continue Reading →
Sep 13, 2016 Snap v3 free version for BlackBerry 10 now available
Despite arriving a little later than expected, Snap v3 free version for BlackBerry 10 has now arrived and is available for download. Continue Reading →
Sep 12, 2016 Instagram rolls out improvements to make comments safer for everyone
Earlier this summer, Instagram began letting high-profile users of the platform filter specific words from the comments sections of their posts and now the company has decided to allow anyone use the keyword moderation tool. Continue Reading →
Sep 11, 2016 How to check your keyboard stats on the BlackBerry Priv or DTEK50
As part of the September update for the BlackBerry Keyboard app on Android, BlackBerry introduced a new feature called Keyboard Stats. As the name implies, keyboard stats offers up detailed statistics about your BlackBerry keyboard usage such as characters typed, words predicted, emoji used, how many words were auto corrected and more. If you're interested in those details, here's how you can access them. Continue Reading →
Sep 08, 2016 BlackBerry Hub, Keyboard, Calendar and more for Android updated!
For about the past week now the BlackBerry Beta Zone has been busy rolling out a ton of updates and now, the time has come to move some of those beta releases into official status. Continue Reading →
Sep 07, 2016 BlackBerry to return to Korean market with Priv launch on Sept. 20
It has been three years since BlackBerry exited the Korean market but the company appears all set to make a return by announcing availability of the BlackBerry Priv there at a launch event taking place on September 20. Continue Reading →
Sep 06, 2016 Snap v3 for BlackBerry 10 has moved out of beta and is now available!
After what has got to be one of the longest beta testing periods ever, Snap v3 has finally moved out of beta and is now available. Continue Reading →
Sep 01, 2016 BlackBerry technology enables 3 Hong Kong to offer 10 mobile numbers on one SIM
3 Hong Kong has now launched a new service called Numbers Master for iOS and Android smartphones based on technology from BlackBerry. Plus, they'll be the first carrier in Hong Kong to release the DTEK50. Continue Reading →
Aug 30, 2016 BlackBerry rolls out their first DTEK50 Android beta through Beta Zone
Following the release of the latest Android beta update for some Priv owners, BlackBerry has now started to roll out their first Android beta for DTEK50 owners as well. Continue Reading →
Aug 28, 2016 BlackBerry rolls out their latest Android beta build to some Priv owners
Ahead of the general monthly security patch update, which should around September 5th, BlackBerry has now pushed out their latest beta release for [Priv](/blackberry-priv) owners through the BlackBerry Beta Zone. Unfortunately, it's not for everyone but instead is specifically for those running AT&T, Canadian carrier, and AsiaPac devices. This release, when downloaded should appear as AAG202 / AAG191 with security patch level showing September 5th. Continue Reading →
Aug 11, 2016 BlackBerry lowers Priv pricing through ShopBlackBerry for a limited time!
While the DTEK50 is getting the most of the attention thanks to it being the latest BlackBerry device available, there's still plenty of love for the Priv to go around and if you've been waiting for a sale from BlackBerry, your patience has been rewarded. Continue Reading →
Aug 04, 2016 This guy caught all 142 North American Pokémon in Pokémon Go using his BlackBerry Priv
His name is Roberto Vazquez and according to a new report from CBC, after three and a half weeks, 266 kilometres and 25 pounds later he has managed to catch all 142 Pokemon available in North America using his BlackBerry Priv. Continue Reading →
Aug 03, 2016 BlackBerry pushes new features and enhancements to its Hub, Camera and other apps
BlackBerry has updated their apps in Google Play for their Android powered smartphones. As usual, BlackBerry pushes an update for most, if not, all their apps in Google Play and this time around is no different. There are new features added, not just your regular bug fixes and improvements. Continue Reading →
Aug 01, 2016 BlackBerry now rolling out August 5 Android security patch for Priv
Priv owners who purchased their phones from ShopBlackBerry, Amazon or have devices that are otherwise factory unlocked can now download the August 5 Android security update. Continue Reading →
Jul 13, 2016 BBM beta releases updated for Android and iOS
If you're part of either the BBM for Android or iOS beta group, then chances are you already know these updates are available and have got them downloaded but if you're not in either of those groups, here's a quick run through of what has been included in the updated beta releases of BBM. Continue Reading →
Jul 11, 2016 BlackBerry has not ruled out another BlackBerry 10 device
Following up on comments made by BlackBerry's Senior Vice President for Global Device Sales, Alex Thurber, BlackBerry's Chief Operating Officer Marty Beard reiterated in a new interview with CrackBerry that the assertions that BlackBerry has abandoned BlackBerry 10 and the keyboard are simply not true. Continue Reading →
Jul 09, 2016 BlackBerry Keyboard beta update for Priv brings a mix of changes
As part of their ongoing beta updates rolling out through the BlackBerry Beta Zone for Priv owners, BlackBerry has released a new version of the BlackBerry Keyboard app. Continue Reading →
Jul 07, 2016 Check out the new BlackBerry Priv TV ad!
As we noted previously, BlackBerry has amped up their advertising efforts as of late. Now, another new video ad has been created to compliment the marketing campaign for the launch of the pop-up store in Manhattan's Brookfield Place. Continue Reading →
Jun 24, 2016 Android Marshmallow Beta 7 released for BlackBerry Priv owners
The Android Marshmallow beta updates are still coming and today a new beta update has been released for the BlackBerry Priv. This is now the seventh beta update to be released and as has been the case with previous roll outs, it is not available for all users. Continue Reading →