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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Dec 03, 2016 Could this be the first real look at BlackBerry's last in-house QWERTY device?
For months now, we've been hearing about BlackBerry's next QWERTY device and seemingly for even longer there has been purported renders of the device floating around in various forms, some possibly more accurate than others. Adding fuel to the fire is a new set of images which have now appeared on Weibo, which COULD be the first real look at the device. Continue Reading →
Dec 01, 2016 How to enable 'Dark Theme' on the BlackBerry Launcher
Looking to switch things up on your Priv, DTEK50 of DTEK60? if so, the latest BlackBerry Launcher includes a pretty simple way to change the look of your device by way of a new 'dark theme' and it looks pretty sharp. Need to know how to enable it? It's easy, check out our quick guide as well as some screenshots of what to expect when it's changed. Continue Reading →
Nov 28, 2016 Today is the last day to take advantage of BlackBerry's 'BlackBerry Friday' deals
Today is the last day to take advantage of BlackBerry's 'BlackBerry Friday' deals where you can save up to 53% on select devices such as Passport, Priv and DTEK50 and more! Continue Reading →
Nov 24, 2016 BlackBerry Hub, Contacts, Tasks, Notes and Calendar beta releases updated!
If you're doing beta testing of BlackBerry's Android apps through the BlackBerry Beta Zone, you'll want to load up Google Play and grab the latest releases. BlackBerry Hub, Contacts, Tasks, Notes and Calendar have now all been updated. Continue Reading →
Nov 17, 2016 BlackBerry Hub+ Services beta updates now available
This time around Hub, Contacts, Notes and Tasks have been updated with Hub getting the bulk of the changes. Continue Reading →
Nov 16, 2016 BlackBerry investigating their DTEK app incorrectly stating device status
Over the past few OS updates that have been rolled out to Priv, DTEK50 and DTEK60 owners, there have been a few cases where BlackBerry's DTEK app has reported operating system issues after updating seemingly for no real reason. BlackBerry has now acknowledge the issue and is looking into it. Continue Reading →
Nov 14, 2016 BlackBerry DTEK60 review: The best of BlackBerry's secure Android offerings
Back in 2007 when I started here at CrackBerry, I never imagined that one day I would be writing about BlackBerry's third Android device being available but here we are. The DTEK60 has arrived and after having spent some time with the device, it's time to take a look beyond our initial hands-on and see how well the DTEK60 stands up to everyday use. Continue Reading →
Nov 09, 2016 How to reload the OS on your BlackBerry Priv, DTEK50 or DTEK60
Take a look at our full run down of how to reinstall the OS on your BlackBerry smartphones powered by Android. It's all relatively easy, but do keep in mind you will need to have a Windows or Mac computer to complete the process plus, reinstalling the OS will indeed erase all local data. Continue Reading →
Nov 08, 2016 BlackBerry DTEK60 now available from Selfridges and Carphone Warehouse
While the list of retailers selling the DTEK60 in the UK is already pretty great, two new retailers have now been added to the mix. Selfridges and Carphone Warehouse are both now offering the DTEK60 in the UK. Continue Reading →
Nov 07, 2016 Here is how to fix the 'No Service' bug on the AT&T BlackBerry Priv
If you're a Priv owner on AT&T who has been struck with the 'No Service' bug that has been affecting some AT&T Privs since mid-September, the fix is now in. Continue Reading →
Nov 04, 2016 BlackBerry Priv November beta update now available
While we wait and see if the Verizon Marshmallow update eventually appears for all, BlackBerry has gone ahead and released their November beta update for all Priv owners except those on Verizon. Continue Reading →
Nov 02, 2016 Where to buy the BlackBerry DTEK60 in the UK
The BlackBerry DTEK60 has now been officially announced and is starting to pop up in different places for you to buy. If you're in the UK and you're looking to purchase the BlackBerry DTEK60, we've compiled a list of the places you can currently place an order. Continue Reading →
Oct 31, 2016 ShopBlackBerry has extended their great deals on Priv and Passport!
If you still haven't taken advantage of the ShopBlackBerry offers on Priv and Passport, BlackBerry has now added some more time to the clock. Continue Reading →
Oct 29, 2016 BlackBerry Keyboard app adds faster language switching, improved type by swiping and more!
The BlackBerry Keyboard app for Android is loaded with features but that hasn't stopped BlackBerry from gathering feedback on how to make it even better. A new update rolling out through Google Play adds two popular requests to the mix plus, it adds greater security support for enterprise customers. Continue Reading →
Oct 27, 2016 BBM for Android picks up new features and bug fixes in latest release
The latest update to BBM for Android has now arrived and this time around folks can expect a few new features as well as the typical bug fixes. On top of the new features and bug fixes, there is also some general UI changes as well that have been noted in the changelog. Continue Reading →
Oct 26, 2016 DTEK60 owners, be sure to update your BlackBerry Beta Zone profile!
Did you pick up a brand new BlackBerry DTEK60? If so, you'll want to make sure you go ahead and update your BlackBerry Beta Zone profile as well to show the proper device. Changing your profile is all rather easy, but here are the steps to walk you through it. Continue Reading →
Oct 25, 2016 Marty Beard discusses DTEK60, BlackBerry's overall software strategy and the Enterprise of Things
As part of the DTEK60 launch, BlackBerry COO, Marty Beard sat down with Christine Chen to discuss the latest newest member of the DTEK series, BlackBerry's overall software strategy and the Enterprise of Things. Continue Reading →
Oct 20, 2016 The CrackBerry app for Android is smoother now, and uses less battery!
Yep. It's true. We tested it. The latest update to the CrackBerry app for Android is now rolling out through the Google Play Store and overall, the app will run much smoother now, and use less battery! Continue Reading →
Oct 19, 2016 Hub+ Services with Facebook Messenger integration update now available
If you're part of the Hub+ Services beta this won't be anything really new to you but, if you're not part of the beta program, the latest Hub+ Services update is now available and brings along with it Facebook Messenger integration for the BlackBerry Hub. Continue Reading →
Oct 17, 2016 BlackBerry 'Mercury' starts turning up on Geekbench running Android 7.0
While we're still waiting for the official announcement of the BlackBerry DTEK60, those who are waiting on BlackBerry's next QWERTY device better known as 'Mercury' for now, have something to discuss as the device specs have seemingly popped up on the benchmark testing site Geekbench. Continue Reading →
Oct 14, 2016 BlackBerry rolls out their latest Android beta to DTEK50 owners
A nice little surprise for DTEK50 owners as we head into the weekend. BlackBerry has now begun to roll out their latest Android beta to DTEK50 devices enrolled in the beta program. Continue Reading →