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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Toysoft Summer Sale

Summer is upon us and what better time to pick up a few useful productivity applications. Toysoft Development is holding a summer sale and placing several of their offerings on sale for up to 50% off. From now until July 2, the BlackBerry 10 apps listed below will be available at a discounted price or as low as $0.99. Toysoft Development apps in the summer sale AppLock -$1.99 $0.99 Good...

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John Chen discusses healthcare in the digital age at the Mackenzie Health Innovation Unit

Yesterday, BlackBerry CEO John Chen joined the "Partnering for Innovation: Healthcare in the Digital Age" keynote discussion alongside Altaf Stationwala, President and CEO of Mackenzie Health at the launch of Phase Two of the Mackenzie Health Innovation Unit and now, the Mackenzie Innovation Institute has uploaded the video of that event for everyone to watch. Mackenzie Health continues...

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Keep your BlackBerry safe with a free case from ShopCrackBerry!

Keep your BlackBerry safe with a free case from ShopCrackBerry!

Summer is officially underway and for a lot of you out there that means vacations, tons of outside activities, and epic adventures galore! Of course, your BlackBerry is going to come along for the ride, and it's going to need some protection from potential damage. The obvious choice? No, don't put it in a bubble, grab a case and keep it safe from drops, bumps, scratches, and other mishaps! Keep...

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Money Plus goes on sale for a limited time

Money Plus Productivity Sale

From time to time, I may be guilty of spending too much and not keeping track of the transactions. There are a variety of expense tracking apps available at your fingertips. Originally built for the BlackBerry PlayBook and available on BlackBerry 10, Money Plus is an expense transaction tracking and financial app that is also Built for BlackBerry. It offers a comprehensive list of features...

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Amazon Appstore offers over $50 worth of Android apps and games for free

Amazon Appstore free apps

Amazon's latest giveaway in the Amazon Appstore includes over $40 of paid content for free now through July 1. Titles in this promotion include The Bard's Tale, Exiles Weather Live and many more. Here's the full list of apps in this latest offer: Alarm Clock Pro Deep Under The Sea tinyCam Monitor PRO for IP Cam Exiles Fantastic 4 In a Row 2 Weather Live Endless Skater Air Receiver Table Top...

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T-Mobile announces JUMP! On Demand, allowing customers to upgrade at any time

T-Mobile announces JUMP! On Demand

The first move from T-Mobile under its Un-carrier Amped campaign is JUMP! On Demand, an addition to its existing upgrade policy. Previously, customers had to pay a $10 fee each month to upgrade whenever they wanted, but T-Mobile has removed that fee in JUMP! On Demand. The monthly phone payment now covers that cost, meaning it is no extra to you. Customers will now be able to get three...

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PushProtect aims to snap a picture of the culprit when your phone is stolen

When it comes to securing your BlackBerry smartphone when it is lost or stolen, we have BlackBerry Protect which allows us to remotely wipe, lock or make the device beep. You can also locate where it is using GPS. How about adding the ability to take a snapshot of the person who may have stolen your precious BlackBerry smartphone? That's what PushProtect aims to do, and we take a look at how...

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BlackBerry announces common share purchase program

BlackBerry anounces common share purchase program

As announced earlier and approved by the Board of Directors during their Q1 Fiscal 2016 results earnings call, BlackBerry has now announced an update on its planned share repurchase program to purchase for cancellation up to 12 million BlackBerry common shares, or approximately 2.5% of the outstanding public float. "As we've previously indicated, the purpose of this repurchase program is...

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Get yourself a free copy of CascaRun Pro only for today

Get yourself a free copy of CascaRun Pro only for today

For those who want a native sports tracking app on BlackBerry 10 will probably have already heard of CascaRun Pro. We've looked at the app before and it's my go-to app for sports tracking right now. I was an Endomondo user before but you can't beat a native app experience, in my opinion. With the summer season now here, I'm sure you're all getting your workout fix. How about a free copy of...

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BlackBerry Maps updated with stability and performance improvements

BlackBerry Maps updated with stability and performance improvements

If you're running an official BlackBerry 10 OS, you should now be able to load up BlackBerry World and grab the latest update to BlackBerry Maps. According to the changelog, this release doesn't add any new features but instead focuses on stability and performance improvements for the app on the whole. If you're not seeing the update, there's a good chance you may already have it installed,...

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Evernote for BlackBerry 10 updated to v5.6.0.920

Evernote for BlackBerry 10 updated to v5.6.0.920

Just a little something for all you Evernote users. A new update to Evernote for BlackBerry 10 has arrived in BlackBerry World bringing the app into v5.6.0.920. According to the changelog, it's not exactly a huge update but rather a small one that offers various bug fixes and improvements. Improves note editor on Passport Apply text color Text focus Improved translations Faster sync...

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