John Chen to speak at Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce luncheon

If you live near the Greater Kitchener-Waterloo region, you might interested to know the Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber of Commerce is hosting a special luncheon with BlackBerry CEO, John Chen on May 5th, 2015 at Bingemans – Marshall Hall. The event promises an in-depth Q & A with Chamber of Commerce CEO, Ian McLean, that will cover BlackBerry's turnaround strategy and the company's ongoing...

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Caprecom chooses BlackBerry's Cross-Platform BES12 solution

Caprecom chooses BlackBerry's Cross-Platform BES12 solution

BlackBerry has scored another win for their Cross-Platform BES12 solution with the announcement today that Caprecom, one of the most important Colombian companies in the health services insurance sector and pension fund management, has chosen to upgrade to BES12. "BlackBerry has always been at the forefront of security and productivity. By choosing BES12 as our Enterprise Mobility...

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Evernote introduces new pricing structure with three tiers

Evernote introduces new pricing structure with three tiers

Popular note-taking service Evernote announced a new pricing structure today, splitting the service into three tiers: one free and two paid. While Evernote previously had only a single paid tier, the company says that they were driven to split the service into two paid tiers, Evernote Plus and Evernote Premium, to provide more options for customers. The free tier, Evernote Basic, serves as an...

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BlackBerry offering new loyalty program for customers in India

BlackBerry offering new loyalty program for customers in India

For BlackBerry customers living in India and thinking of upgrading to a new BlackBerry 10 smartphone, BlackBerry is now offering a new loyalty program in collaboration with Infibeam wherein you can get up-to Rs. 10,000 off the purchase of a BlackBerry Passport, or BlackBerry Classic, or BlackBerry Z3 and finally a BlackBerry Z30. "The uptake of our BlackBerry 10 smartphones among Indian...

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Bug fixes and new features come to Browsie Browser

For those of you who download third-party browsers then you are probably familiar with Browsie Browser. As a third-party browser, it comes with several options to help you with your daily browsing experience. Even if you are content with the stock browser on your device, this one is chock-full of features including ad blocking, private browsing, backup and restore, and night mode. The...

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BlackBerry wins Corporate Branding Campaign of the Year at PRWeek Global Awards

Congratulations are in order for BlackBerry who after being announced as a finalist for the PRWeek Global Awards in the Corporate Branding category earlier this year, were announced as the winners at ceremonies held at London's Park Lane Hotel on April 28th. The PRWeek Global Awards honor 'the transformative work that crosses borders, building brands and trust, enabling the growth of...

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BlackBerry opening more slots for OS 10.3.2 beta testing

Have you got the BlackBerry Beta Zone app installed on your device? If so, you'll want to fire it up and see if you have a new survey available from BlackBerry. As reported in the CrackBerry Forums by multiple users now, BlackBerry has sent out invites for a new survey asking potential BlackBerry OS 10.3.2 beta testers to sign up. Although the survey is no guarantee you'll be invited once...

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Enter now to win a FREE BlackBerry Leap!

Enter now to win a FREE BlackBerry Leap!

There's a new BlackBerry in town. The BlackBerry Leap was built specifically for mobile professionals who see their smartphone device as a powerful and durable productivity tool that also safeguards sensitive communications at all times. As you may have caught in our full review, it's a pretty fantastic device all around and we're going to give everyone a chance to enter to win a brand new Leap...

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Watch the replay of the 'Health Care in the Digital Age' panel with John Chen

Although it might seem, from the coverage in the media, that John Chen held a sort of briefing of his own for BlackBerry on Monday, he was attending to the Milken Institute Global Conference to partake in a panel discussing Health Care in the Digital Age. That panel took place Monday and as expected, has now been uploaded to the Milken Institute's YouTube page for everyone to watch. Health...

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Camera++ updated with bug fixes, optimizations, and video mode

Camera++ updated with bug fixes, optimizations, and video mode

A while back, I told you about Camera++, an advanced camera application designed for both the novice and professional, that focuses on how an image is taken rather than editing. Camera++ offers an array of features and different modes so that users have more control over configuring and adjusting their images to capture the picture shot. A new version is now available to download and...

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Save 20% on accessories for BlackBerry Passport, Classic, Z10 and more!

Save 20% on accessories for BlackBerry Passport, Classic, Z10 and more!

Spring is in full swing, and devices like the BlackBerry Classic and BlackBerry Passport are still gaining popularity amongst the CrackBerry club. And, with new devices come new accessories. This week, the fine folks at ShopCrackBerry are offering 20% off everything in store, so that you can grab the perfect case, charger, screen protector, or charging dock for your new device. To save 20% on...

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BlackBerry CEO John Chen discusses company strategy and new product launches

While speaking with CNBC at the Milken Institute's Global Conference, BlackBerry CEO John Chen teased the possibilities of a new app strategy for BlackBerry, but aside from that interview, he also settled in for a chat with Bloomberg where he discussed the revenue outlook for BlackBerry, the launch of new products and BlackBerry's hardware business. Although much of the interview was Chen...

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John Chen teases 'something brewing' in terms of new app strategy

John Chen teases 'something brewing'

In an interview with CNBC, John Chen hinted that BlackBerry may have another strategy up its sleeve when it comes to the future of apps on its platform. During the interview Chen says "I am not at liberty to say what we are doing beyond the Amazon apps, but we are working hard at it." Exactly what the plans could entail, or when we could see any changes come are unknown, but it is good to see...

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BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - Rev

BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - Rev

Looking to get yourself caught up on the latest BlackBerry news? Of course, you are and what better way to start your Monday than by tuning into Upstream? This week there was plenty to talk about, so much in fact we stretched this one over a two-hour period. Among the items on the list of things discussed was WatchDox, Certicom, the latest BBM update, BlackBerry's new CHACE initiative and much...

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Smartlist10 updated with sync feature and more

Smartlist10 updated with sync feature and more

We reviewed Smartlist10 back in February 2015 and it is my favorite list taking app so far. Mainly for the fact that you can tick things off the list while the app is minimized, due to the fact that it has an interactive Active Frame. You can scroll through the list either by tilting the device or using the volume keys, you would set this option in the app settings. The developer, AgeTDev, has...

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BlackBerry Classic in white will begin rolling out this week

BlackBerry Classic in white will begin rolling out this week

Have you been waiting for the BlackBerry Classic in white? If so, you'll be pleased to know the white variant will begin rolling out this week in Hong Kong through authorized distributors, and the United Kingdom through ShopBlackBerry and Amazon. As for other regions, rollouts will follow in the coming weeks, including Italy, Vietnam, Indonesia, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia....

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BlackBerry Porsche Design 'Keian' reportedly caught in new photo

BlackBerry Porsche Design 'Keian' reportedly caught in new photos

During Mobile World Congress 2015, BlackBerry CEO John Chen laid out the device roadmap for BlackBerry and made mention of the release of another BlackBerry Porsche Design smartphone. At the time, very few details were announced outside of it using the internal codename 'Keian', in honor of Keian Blundell. Since then, there has been much speculation surrounding the Keian with many folks...

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Having issues with BBM Channels? Be sure to grab the latest BBM

Having issues with BBM Channels? Be sure to grab the latest BBM

While a big update to BBM was rolled out two days ago, some folks have reported issues with BBM Channels wherein Channels weren't fully loading or comments couldn't be posted to channels. BlackBerry quickly fixed the issue by releasing another small update to BBM, but it looks as though some folks never fully got the notification for that release and as such are still running the initial update...

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Work Wide v1.3 entering private beta next week

If you've been considering picking up Work Wide for your device but have decided to wait and see what the long awaited v1.3 will bring, you might want to reconsider. As announced on Twitter, Work Wide v1.3 is entering private beta next week with release to follow shortly after that barring any unforeseen problems, but v1.3 will also bring something else – a price increase. Right now, Work...

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Finding Nemo Stickers now available in the BBM Shop

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It's not very often that I decide to part with my cash in the BBM Shop, but that changed today when I noticed that Finding Nemo stickers were available to purchase. It's been some time since I saw the movie, however, it's a classic in my opinion. The sticker pack from Disney contains all the main popular characters from the film, coupled with a nice selection of expressions from them -...

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