Birthday and anniversary dates, theme screen, visual map selection and more comes to Power Tools v4.1

The popular all-in-one utility application Power Tools received another update this week. This latest version brings with it new features, enhancements, improvements, as well as capabilities for OS 10.3 such as call blocking and a theme screen. You can read through the entire change log below which describes all of the fixes, changes, and additions included in v4.1. Change log Added visual...

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Want a Verizon BlackBerry Z10 for $100 no contract? Try Fry's

Want a Verizon BlackBerry Z10 for $100 no contract? Try Fry's

Looking for a BlackBerry Z10 for Verizon but don't want to bother with a contract? Well, you might want to hit up your local Fry's location if you have one near you. It seems as though for the past few days they've quietly been having a clearance deal on BlackBerry Z10's where you can pick one up either free with a contract or for only $100 without a contract. That's a pretty sweet deal. The...

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Dear Berry: How do I save In Case of Emergency Numbers on BlackBerry 10?

Dear Berry: How do I save In Case of Emergency Numbers on BlackBerry 10?

> Hello again readers! Dear Berry is here once again with a mailbag full of BlackBerry questions and woes. Today's question comes from Pervez who asks: How do you save ICE (In Case of Emergency) numbers on Z10? / BS10? Hi Pervez, Being able to reach specific contacts in an emergency situation is always important. For many individuals their device becomes a potentially lifesaving...

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Try Email Plus for BlackBerry 10 with 500 free copies to give away

Email Plus

We've seen quite an increase recently of BlackBerry 10 developers giving away free copies of their applications to CrackBerry readers and things don't seem to be slowing down. Next up for grabs is Email Plus which is an email client for your BlackBerry that gives it a new look and feel. This won't be to everyone's liking, especially when I say that the application looks very much like the...

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Deal of the Day: BlackBerry Mini-USB Car Charger

Deal of the Day: BlackBerry Mini-USB Car Charger

Recharge your BlackBerry while you're on the move, using the power from your vehicle. Whether you forgot to plug in at home or just want to conserve battery power when you're working from the road, this BlackBerry Mini-USB Charger makes sure you have the power you need when you reach your destination. Grab yours today for just $3.95!

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Dropbox becomes more competitive with revamped pricing and storage upgrades

Dropbox

Dropbox is cutting the price for 1 TB of their cloud storage the service all the way down to $9.99 a month. The change shows that the company is going after Microsoft's OneDrive and Google Drive's paid cloud storage services. Before today, Dropbox Pro offered just 100 GB of space for $9.99, with an upper limit of 500 GB for $500. Now Dropbox Pro's prices are more in line with similar...

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Labor Day Sale: 20% off accessories at ShopCrackBerry!

Labor Day Sale: 20% off accessories at ShopCrackBerry!

Most of you will be enjoying your Labor Day Monday at home firing up the grill with friends and family, and, most important: not at work. And that's the way it should be! We're celebrating our nation's work-free holiday this year by giving you 20% off all accessories at ShopCrackBerry! That includes cases, chargers, batteries, headsets, car mounts, you name it - it's 20% off. This sale kicks...

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The BlackBerry Z3 arrives in Saudi Arabia

Z3

It was only a few days ago that we reported about the BlackBerry Z3 hitting retailers in Singapore and once again the latest low cost BlackBerry 10 device is rolling out in another country - this time Saudi Arabia. Priced at SR799 the Z3 is slowly gaining traction globally, although we are still to hear on when we will see the LTE variant become available. For the countries where 4G is not...

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Would you want a BlackBerry Passport without the physical keyboard?

Would you want a BlackBerry Passport without the physical keyboard?

The launch of the BlackBerry Passport, sporting BlackBerry 10.3, is inching closer every day and it's pretty safe to say that not only us guys & girls here at CrackBerry are excited, but the rest of the smartphone market is too. Or maybe more curious, than excited. Either way it's all good. Once again forum member Andreas Kimishis1 has been up to his concept skills and has posted a...

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AT&T rolling out 10.2.1.3014 software update

AT&T rolling out 10.2.1.3014 software update

If you've been waiting for the latest AT&T update on your BlackBerry 10 device, you might want to go ahead and check for updates. According to several reports, along with confirmation from within Sachesi, AT&T is now rolling out software update 10.2.1.3014 or otherwise known as OS 10.2.1.3337 on the BlackBerry Z10 as well as the BlackBerry Q10. The change log remains unchanged from...

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AT&T shuffles key excutives; Glenn Lurie now leads Mobility business

AT&T shuffles its excutives; Glenn Lurie now leads Mobility business

AT&T has just shuffled its leadership giving former AT&T Mobility head Ralph de la Vega a promotion and letting Glenn Lurie fill his old role. Under the reorganization, Ralph de la Vega will now lead the new Mobility and Business Solutions group. The news comes just after AT&T rival Sprint had announced that it replaced former CEO Dan Hesse with Brightstar founder Mercelo Claure...

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1100 copies of CacheTube up for grabs

1100 copies of CacheTube up for grabs

We reviewed CacheTube back in December 2013. It's an app that allows you to cache YouTube videos for watching later. You can sign in to your account too. By caching videos you can watch them later on, even without internet connection. Perfect for it if you want to watch some videos while traveling through areas with a spotty signal or hardly any signal at all. If you haven't picked this app up...

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BlackBerry devices

Last week we asked the CrackBerry nation if you buy your device SIM free and unlocked or from a carrier, on a contract. I was quite surprised as the poll results went totally the opposite way to what I thought they would. It seems that the majority of BlackBerry users (or at least the ones who voted) prefer to purchase their device SIM free and unlocked - giving them the freedom to choose...

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Deal of the Day: Seidio CONVERT Combo for BlackBerry Z10

Deal of the Day: Seidio CONVERT Combo for BlackBerry Z10

Eliminate the need for multiple cases with this CONVERT Combo for your BlackBerry Z10! For low-profile, casual protection slide on the SURFACE Case. When you need extra protection, wrap the rugged skin and polycarbonate exoskeleton around it. You can even clip the entire combo into the included CONVERT Holster which clips to your belt or pocket! Grab the whole bundle today for only $28.95!

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Verizon preparing to finally launch VoLTE in the coming weeks

Verizon

Verizon Wireless today announced that VoLTE (Voice over LTE) will be available on the network nationwide in the coming weeks. Customers with the US mobile operator will soon be able to make higher quality calls (and video calls) with other subscribers on the same network with compatible 4G smartphones. The plan is to slowly roll out the upgrades across the board to compete alongside AT&T...

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Bridge Construction Medieval - Free today from the UK Amazon Appstore

Bridge Construction Medieval

Here's just a quick heads up that today's free UK app of the day from the Amazon Appstore is quite a beauty and in my opinion well worth checking out. Bridge Construction Medieval can be downloaded for today only at no cost and the game looks to provide hours of fun for all ages. As the name suggests, this one is all about building bridges either to help you deliver supplies to your city or to...

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Another pre-release BlackBerry Passport review goes up, this time with video

It would seem as though the floodgates have REALLY opened up on the BlackBerry Passport and the device is popping up all over the place. This time around, to go along with the typical photos of the device, mobilenet.cz has given the BlackBerry Passport a look in a 28 minute long video, along with putting its camera and video camera to the test. Unfortunately for those of us who don't speak...

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Still not sold on the BlackBerry Passport? Maybe these photos will help!

I know. By now, I'm sure a lot of folks out there are kind of over seeing just photos of the BlackBerry Passport, and would really rather just head on into a shop and pick one up. Alas, we still have a bit of time before that can happen. With that in mind, it seems as though the Passport just can't evade the cameras any longer and each day that passes a new set of photos appears or someone gets...

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BlackBerry's 2014 device roadmap gets laid out

BlackBerry's 2014 device roadmap gets laid out

If you're a regular CrackBerry reader, then BlackBerry's 2014 device roadmap shouldn't come as any surprise. It's entirely comprised of the devices that have either been confirmed or rumored for quite some time now such as the BlackBerry Passport, BlackBerry Classic, LTE BlackBerry Z3 (Manitoba) and finally, the BlackBerry Porsche Design P'9983 (Khan). That said though, the internal documents...

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