WhatsApp updated in the BlackBerry Beta Zone with multiple bug fixes

WhatsApp updated in the BlackBerry Beta Zone with multiple bug fixes

It would seem as though beta testers for WhatsApp are really good at finding bugs. A new build, available in the BlackBerry Beta Zone right now, aims to squash several rather large bugs that have been found in the app. Everything from navigation issues on the Classic to some OS 10.3.1 specific bugs have been marked as fixed in this release, so if you've had some issues with the previous beta or...

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Behind the design of the BlackBerry Leap

BlackBerry Leap

Like all of the devices coming from BlackBerry, the BlackBerry Leap design has a story behind it. Over at the Inside BlackBerry Blog, Donny Halliwell has sat down with the designers of the BlackBerry Leap, Brian Paschke and Younghwan Kim, to discuss some of the design inspirations for the latest all-touch device. When I sat down with the designers of the BlackBerry Leap, I was interested...

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Telkomsel now taking pre-orders for the BlackBerry Classic

Telkomsel now taking pre-orders for the BlackBerry Classic

Although the initial roll out of the BlackBerry Classic came pretty fast, there's still some regions out there waiting for the device to arrive fully and one of them is Indonesia but the wait is soon over. Telkomsel, one of Indonesia's largest carriers, has now started taking pre-orders for the device and will continue all the way through until March 24th and through their partnerships with...

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Keep text messages private with 1500 copies of Secret SMS and MMS

Keep text messages private with 1500 copies of Secret SMS and MMS

When it comes to keeping our messages secure we are all aware that our BlackBerry devices have our backs. However, that doesn't mean we can't take extra precautions safeguarding our personal messages from prying eyes. While multiple applications are at our disposal to hide unwanted text messages from other uses, having one more option at your fingertips is always a good thing. With Secret SMS...

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KloudMix

We've followed Kloudmix, the first native Mixcloud client for BlackBerry 10, throughout the beta stages and now the time has come for it to be released on BlackBerry World. If you missed it during the open beta, Kloudmix taps into Mixcloud and allows users to login to their account, favourite mixes, follow other cloudcasters, as well as upload their own mixes to the service. As it is a native...

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T-Mobile won't just pay your ETF — they'll pay off your phone as well

T-Mobile

T-Mobile's new Carrier Freedom program is designed to steal customers from Verizon and AT&T by offering to pay all of their outstanding phone payments and device leases. T-Mobile announced this plan as part of their "Uncarrier 9.0" press event. It says that this new program is for phone or tablet customers who bought their devices on AT&T Next or Verizon Edge plans. T-Mobile says...

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T-Mobile announces new plans for businesses, starting at $16 a line

T-Mobile announces new plans for businesses, starting at $16 a line

T-Mobile has announced its latest Un-carrier move, this one aimed at businesses. They will offer businesses plans with unlimited talk and text, with 1GB of data included, for $16 a month for 10 to 19 lines. At 20 or more lines, companies will pay $15 per line. If your company has 1000 lines or more, it will cost $10/line For an additional $10 a line, they can add 2GB of data, and for $30 per...

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CrackBerry Asks: Are you using a custom BBM PIN?

Custom-BBM-PIN-Hero

The last time that BBM was updated BlackBerry gave us two new subscription options - both which will be a nice little earner for them. Option one is 'No Ads' which is pretty self explanatory and will cost users $0.99 per month. But it's the second option I'm more interested about and that's the ability to have a custom BBM PIN - for $1.99 per month. Over the years we've become used to having...

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EE announces new Film Club to replace Orange Wednesdays

WuakiTV

EE today unveiled Film Club to offer new and existing customers to rent a single title from WuakiTV for just £1 each week. This new service replaces Orange Wednesdays, which closed last month. The UK mobile operator has essentially taken Orange Wednesdays, scrapped the deal with UK cinemas, and has gone digital. Taking advantage of the company's expansive 4G LTE network, EE customers will be...

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Major update to Inst10

After a small version bump earlier this week, Nemory Studios have pushed out a larger update to the native BlackBerry 10 Instagram app Inst10 that brings along with it some significant additions. Going from version 1.0.300.1 to 1.0.400.1, this release sees the addition of multiple account support, the ability to change themes without restart, multiple BlackBerry Hub notification improvements...

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How to disable automatic OS updates on BlackBerry 10

How to disable automatic OS updates on BlackBerry 10

Although the option to disable automatic OS updates on BlackBerry 10 has been in place since BlackBerry 10.2, it seems as though a lot of folks missed when it was added. In the CrackBerry Forums, I've read several posts from folks claiming they were 'forced' to update to BlackBerry 10.3.1, which arguably caused issues for some, and I can understand that feeling to a certain extent. Rather than...

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Score More Baseball brings the power of Moneyball to hometown teams

Score More Baseball

Score More Baseball is Moneyball in your pocket Just in time for baseball season, a new baseball scoring app hits the field for BlackBerry, Android, and iPhone. Score More Baseball provides simple scoring for amateurs and youth teams using the Moneyball method. Score More Baseball allows anyone to use a phone or tablet to accurately score baseball games, using the Moneyball approach to help...

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Grab an unlocked white BlackBerry Z30 for only $250 from ShopCrackBerry!

Update - 9am, Wednesday, March 18th: Wow - talk about an amazing promotion. The Z30's we had in stock literally flew off the shelves. We are now sold out. The store team is working to secure more Z30's at the same price. If you missed out on the promotion keep it locked to CrackBerry. We'll update this post and write another one as soon as we have more in stock. The BlackBerry Z30 remains one...

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Porsche Design Passport concepts might offer a glimpse into the future

Porsche Design Passport concept

While BlackBerry and Porsche Design took the covers off the P'9983 Graphite earlier, there's still another Porsche Design device slated for this year under the codename 'Keian' in honor of Keian Blundell and it's widely rumored, expected and hoped to be a variation of the BlackBerry Passport. Playing off of those rumors and expectations, Ziro1, has posted up several new concept renders for a...

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BlackBerry Blend for BlackBerry 10 updated to v1.1.0.67

BlackBerry Blend for BlackBerry 10 updated to v1.1.0.67

Although this release has been available since BlackBerry OS 10.3.1.2558 started rolling out, if you've not updated to that release or any version higher you can now officially update the BlackBerry Blend app for BlackBerry 10 to v1.1.0.67 from BlackBerry World. Hard to say what has changed though, as it looks like they used the same change log from a previous release. New in this release:...

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BlackBerry OS 10.3.1.2582 update files now available for download

BlackBerry OS 10.3.1.2576 update files now available for download

** Note ** - This article was updated to reflect the release of .2582 which quickly came after post about the .2576 release. We've adjusted all links below to reflect the .2582 listings. While last week saw the release of BlackBerry OS 10.3.1.2558, this week is already starting with a fresh push of OS 10.3.1.2582. The update has started arriving officially on some devices but like all releases...

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Save up to 47% on SanDisk memory products at Amazon US

Sandisk

Storing media requires more than just internal memory, especially when SD slots are available on various products. Amazon US currently has a sale under way where you could save up to 47% on SanDisk memory products for today only. Here are a few highlights to get you started: SanDisk Ultra 32GB UHI-I/Class 10 Micro SDHC Memory Card for $12.99 SanDisk Ultra 64GB UHI-I/Class 10 Micro SDHC...

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T-Mobile now gives you rollover data on Simple Choice prepaid plans with Data Stash

T-Mobile previously announced Data Stash for postpaid plans only, but now the un-carrier is bringing the same feature to prepaid customers too. For those un-familiar with T-Mobile's Data Stash, it allows you carry over any unused LTE data to the next month. Put simply, you'll be able to store your unused allowance for future use. Data can be kept on your T-Mobile account for up to a year...

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BlackBerry PassPort and BlackBerry Classic

BlackBerry is now offering a new service called the BlackBerry Care Protection Plan. It offers extended hardware coverage for the BlackBerry Passport, the BlackBerry Classic and the new BlackBerry Leap to owners in North America. Here's what the new protection plan will offer to those smartphone owners: An additional year of coverage for mechanical and electrical breakdown due to device...

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