BlackBerry Passport now available from Selfridges for £529

BlackBerry Passport now available from Selfridges for £529

The BlackBerry Passport was officially launched yesterday. We covered a lot from the Toronto event and I'll have a quick recap from the London event soon. However, that's not what this post is about. What I want to tell you is that, if you're in the U.K. you can now purchase the BlackBerry Passport from Selfridges, London. BlackBerry will have a "shop in shop" within the Selfridges Technology...

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200 copies of Cloudvert and Profiler up for grabs

200 copies of Cloudvert and Profiler up for grabs

We all love app promos and the number of app developers doing giveaways doesn't look like it will slow down anytime soon. Today, I have a couple of apps from one developer that are up for grabs. The first app is called Cloudvert, which is a third party Cloudconvert app. The Cloudconvert service lets you convert any type of file on the go. There are tonnes of file formats to choose from, making...

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Deal of the Day: Seidio SURFACE Case for BlackBerry Z10

Deal of the Day: Seidio SURFACE Case for BlackBerry Z10

Crafted from a hard yet flexible material, the SURFACE Case provides an amazingly thin layer of protection without adding the excessive bulk of other cases. This case consists of interlocking top and bottom pieces that fit your BlackBerry Z10 snugly with a soft-touch finish. Comes in black, blue, red and purple for just $16.95 today!

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Get $165 worth of paid apps and games for free from Amazon's Appstore

Get $165 worth of paid apps and games for free from Amazon's Appstore

Amazon is giving away over $165 worth of paid content, which include apps like OfficeSuite Professional 7, SketchBook Pro and many more, through its Appstore. The deal is not limited to apps, as there are games like Threes!, Sonic 4 Episode II and Riptide GP2 on offer. We haven't checked/tested every app to see how it runs on BlackBerry, but if you have the Amazon App Store loaded up on your...

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A drool-worthy BlackBerry photo

BlackBerry Envy

As a longtime BlackBerry addict and gadget lover in general, it's pretty rare (read: never) that I feel envious of another person's tech collection. That said, I just had one of those moments where I felt true envy. The photo above was just tweeted to me by Barry Lapthorne, who in addition to his trusty BlackBerry Z30 is rock'n ALL of the latest and yet to be released BlackBerry 10 phones (Z3...

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Miss the BlackBerry Passport launch event live stream? Watch the replay

If you happened to miss out on the BlackBerry Passport launch event live stream, the replay of the event is now available via the BlackBerry events website and ready for you to view it at your leisure. You'll see the full unveiling of the BlackBerry Passport, along with some great demos of BlackBerry 10.3 and some pretty funny jokes from BlackBerry CEO John Chen. I won't give you the full run...

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The BlackBerry Passport unboxed

The BlackBerry Passport unboxed

You've probably already read our BlackBerry Passport review, which covers all the major bases of the device, and what it's capable of. Kevin and Bla1ze have had a few weeks head start on the device, but maybe a few first impressions are in order following our unboxing of the demo devices handed out at the Toronto launch event. So, the BlackBerry Passport is big. It's as big as the pictures...

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Digging into the BlackBerry Passport's design

Digging into the BlackBerry Passport's design

We were really eager to talk with BlackBerry's design folks at the Toronto Passport launch event to get some details on the device's distinct form factor. Alison Phillips, BlackBerry's Managing Director at Industrial Design, gave us the run-down. The keyboard, which BlackBerry diehards hold dear, is considered by the design team as four rows, rather than the more obvious three. The thinking...

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A closer look at BlackBerry Blend from the BlackBerry Passport launch

A closer look at BlackBerry Blend from the BlackBerry Passport launch

BlackBerry Blend has finally arrived for those lucky enough to have a BlackBerry Passport or Porsche Design P'9983 and it's totally awesome. At the BlackBerry Passport launch event in Toronto, we caught up with Sanjay Nathwani, Product Manager at BlackBerry to get a closer look at BlackBerry Blend and some of the stuff you can do with the app on the whole. Although the video comes in at nine...

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BlackBerry Passport available at Amazon for $599

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If picking up new devices from ShopBlackBerry isn't your thing, Amazon has you covered. The shiny new BlackBerry Passport is now available for $599. Amazon lists the Passport as a pre-order item with availability of September 25th, so Prime users should be able to land a new device by the weekend if all goes well. The factory unlocked device should work across most carriers, so you won't have...

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We have a winner in our BlackBerry Passport contest!

We have a winner in our BlackBerry Passport contest!

It's the moment you've all been waiting for. You've joined us in scouring the leaked pictures. You've memorized the rumored specs. You've waited (im)patiently for months, chatting with other CrackBerry readers in the forums about the strange yet irresistible new BlackBerry that would be releasing someday. And today was finally that day. With the announcement of the BlackBerry Passport this...

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AT&T getting exclusive on BlackBerry Passport when it launches in the USA

AT&T will have BlackBerry Passport US exclusive… someday

When the BlackBerry Passport launches with a US carrier partner, it will be AT&T. So said BlackBerry CEO John Chen at today's Passport launch event, along with the expectation that the newest and squarest BlackBerry smartphone will cost around $250 with a contract, presumably the same from AT&T as well. We don't yet know when the Passport will come to AT&T, but we've been...

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Your Passport to Adventure... Kevin's BlackBerry Passport Review!

Your Passport to Adventure... Kevin's BlackBerry Passport Review!

Today is a BIG day for BlackBerry. The long-awaited BlackBerry Passport is finally here, and there's lots to talk about. While we won't be able to match the wit and showmanship of BlackBerry CEO John Chen on stage, we'll still be firing up a special edition CrackBerry podcast today to talk all things Passport. Be sure to read Bla1ze's CrackBerry BlackBerry Passport review, and while you're...

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BlackBerry Passport to run €649 in France and Germany, £529 in UK

How much with the BlackBerry Passport cost around the world?

Today's the launch of the BlackBerry Passport, and the new square BlackBerry now has pricing for its international launch markets. BlackBerry already already revealed that the phone will launch at $599, and it is indeed available from the BlackBerry Store at that price (which is stated to be a $100 discount). But how much outside of the US, where the Passport doesn't even have a carrier partner...

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BlackBerry goes in depth with the Passport's touch-enabled keyboard in new video

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The launch of the BlackBerry Passport today also brings BlackBerry fans an all new physical QWERTY keyboard, which the company is hyping today as "touch-enabled". What does that mean, exactly? BlackBerry has that covered with a new video and blog post just about the Passport's keyboard. BlackBerry says: The touch-enabled keyboard allows you to brush your fingers over the QWERTY keyboard...

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Order the BlackBerry Passport SIM free in the UK for £484.98

BlackBerry Passport

If you are in the UK and fancy ordering the new BlackBerry Passport SIM free, the pricing is now out there. unlocked-mobiles.com have the new flagship available to pre-order for £484.98 including VAT which isn't as high as many folk thought - good news. They have the black version all ready for shipping on Friday 26th September and can offer worldwide delivery via an international courier....

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Deal of the Day: BlackBerry Premium Micro-USB 1.8A Charger

Deal of the Day: BlackBerry Premium Micro-USB 1.8A Charger

The BlackBerry Premium Micro-USB 1.8A Charger is made for maximum portability with its 6ft. cable. Use it at home, or take it with you to the office, to the airport or anywhere life takes you! You'll be able to keep your mobile device charged and ready wherever you go. Get yours on sale today for just $12.95!

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BlackBerry Assistant officially launches, lets you stay organized on the go

BlackBerry Assistant

BlackBerry Assistant has now officially launched with the release of the BlackBerry Passport, and now we have more details about how it works. BlackBerry demonstrated Assistant on stage today at the official reveal event for the BlackBerry Passport, stressing the importance of multiple interaction methods and context. BlackBerry Assistant can understand your commands or questions from either...

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BlackBerry Passport Review

BlackBerry Passport Review

BlackBerry Passport ReviewA new twist on the classic QWERTY design by Bla1ze 24 September 2014 The BlackBerry Passport has finally arrived and it has brought a new twist to the classic QWERTY BlackBerry design. From the original leaks, to BlackBerry CEO John Chen showing it off, to what is now the official unveiling of...

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BlackBerry Blend brings the power and security of BlackBerry to your computer and tablet

After many months of rumors and speculation, BlackBerry has now made BlackBerry Blend official along with the BlackBerry Passport. The new app seamlessly brings messaging and content from your BlackBerry smartphone to your computer and tablet and with Blend, users can take advantage of the secure BlackBerry network to blend their personal and professional content and conversations together...

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