BlackBerry issues security notice for OpenSSL FREAK vulnerability

BlackBerry issues security notice for OpenSSL FREAK vulnerability

BlackBerry has now officially issued a security notice for the OpenSSL vulnerability better known as "FREAK". Early reports had suggested that some BlackBerry operating systems (in addition to Android, iOS, OS X some of which have already been patched) were vulnerable to the attack which could theoretically be used to intercept what should be a secure HTTPS connection and downgrade the...

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LoginTC two-factor authentication solution now available for BlackBerry 10

Although there are several two-factor authentication apps for BlackBerry 10 available already having another option to choose from is great and Cyphercor Inc. has now announced their enterprise-grade, cloud-based two-factor authentication solution LoginTC is now available on BlackBerry 10 as a native app. Whether you need an SMB, Enterprise or even Government account, LoginTC can accommodate...

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Grab a BlackBerry Classic from Amazon today for only $403

Grab a BlackBerry Classic from Amazon today for only $403

Normally, I wouldn't even bother putting on pants to save 10% but when it comes to electronics, it's sometimes worth it and such is the case with the BlackBerry Classic. Right now, Amazon (US) is hosting a little bit of a sale on the latest BlackBerry QWERTY designed to meet the needs of productive people who appreciate the speed and accuracy that can only be found with a physical keyboard....

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iGrann Pro

If your Instagram app of choice happens to be iGrann Pro, you'll be pleased to know a new update has arrived in BlackBerry World and is readily available for download. This release services as mostly just a maintenance and bug fix release but the change log also notes performance improvements. In addition to those two noted changes, there is now also the option to have the action bar in the...

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BBM for iPhone now lets users pay to remove ads and get a custom PIN

BBM for iPhone

BlackBerry has released an update for the iPhone version of its BBM messaging app. The new version includes paid subscription options to get rid of ads and more. For 99 cents a month, BBM users won't see any ads in their feed, and also won't get any sponsored invites from third parties. For $1.99 a month, users can also create a custom PIN. Here's how that will work: With a Custom PIN...

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Fireball MediaFire client for BlackBerry 10 updated

While most folks are aware of the native Dropbox, Box and OneDrive clients for BlackBerry 10, there are several other third-party cloud storage apps available as well, one of which is Fireball. Fireball is a native BlackBerry 10 client that allows you to use a MediaFire cloud storage account with your BlackBerry smartphone. We featured Fireball early on in its development and since then, the...

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Free addictive Android gaming on BlackBerry 10 with Jelly Jump

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It's been a while since I came across a free game from the Snap store that I felt compelled to share. That changed the other day when I downloaded Jelly Jump onto my BlackBerry Z30 as it's one of those games that's great to have on your device for when you have a short time to kill, whether that be on the train/bus or just when you have nothing better to do. The game revolves you...

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Screaming Energy app

This year I set out with a goal of attempting to organize things in my life and at the top of that list was taking care of bills more appropriately. I switched everything over to online billing and thought the email reminders of when my bills were due might actually help but given the amount of email I get in the run of the day, they just ended up getting lost and forgotten about, especially...

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Secusmart

CeBIT 2015 is all set for March 16th - 20th in Hannover, Germany and BlackBerry subsidiary Secusmart has some rather interesting plans laid out for a press conference ahead of the event. According to a brief press release sent out, Secusmart, in collaboration with IBM and Samsung, will be unveiling a new device for 'highly secure mobile communication'. This year, Secusmart is giving...

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Gadget Box for BlackBerry 10 gets updated for OS 10.3.1

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It's been a while since Gadget Box for Blackberry 10 was updated, but this week sees a new version available in BlackBerry World, which contains fixes and improvements, including some bugs ironed out for Passport users. Gadget Box has been around for a long time on BlackBerry 10, but if you are new to the platform and have not come across it before you can think of it has the BlackBerry...

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WhatsApp Beta updated

Seems as though the WhatsApp developers are at it again. A new release is now appearing in the BlackBerry Beta Zone for those of you out there who don't mind some beta testing. According to the change log, this update focuses on two main concerns. One being an enhanced full-text chat search feature that allows better search of message history. The other being font scaling improvements within...

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Evernote for BlackBerry 10 updated in the Beta Zone

Evernote for BlackBerry 10 updated in the Beta Zone

Did you get in on the earlier Evernote beta from the BlackBerry Beta Zone? If so, you'll want to make sure you open up the Beta Zone once again today and great the latest version (5.6.0.393) of Evernote available. Although it doesn't have any huge changes over the previous version, it does fix a few bugs that were present. We got the full list of changes as well as notes about the current...

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Toysoft Development apps go on sale for a limited period of time

Toysoft Development apps go on sale for a limited period of time

We've already seen one developer make all their apps free today and here's another developer putting a handful of their apps on sale. So, if you're looking for some new apps to download, today has started well in terms of grabbing yourself a bargain. We've featured some of the apps on the list today, apps such as Quick Launch, Power Tools and Shortcut Creator. Toysoft Development apps on...

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All apps free from one developer for today only!

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It isn't every day that a BlackBerry 10 app developer kindly offers all his apps for free, but that's what Saper-ek has done. The offer is a one day special so you'll need to get the apps you want today. The apps can be downloaded for free using the redemption code that follows. As usual in this case you don't need to find the specific app in BlackBerry World - just follow the instructions...

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Vodafone UK confirm they will carry the BlackBerry Leap, but for business users only

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Just a quick heads up for UK BlackBerry users that are looking forward to the release of the low cost BlackBerry Leap. Vodafone have today confirmed they will be offering the latest BlackBerry 10 device, but if you were thinking of picking this one up as a consumer you'll be disappointed. The Leap is only going to be available for business users, which in my opinion is a shame, but we already...

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Whether you tend to use BlackBerry's own Remember application or a third party one, we have some pretty sweet options when it comes to Note taking apps. In fact, many of them do more than just simple note taking, including Super Note. Today sees Super Note get updated to version 1.5 which as you can see below brings us a broad range of enhancements, as well as full support for BlackBerry...

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BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - Slide

BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - Slide

With Mobile World Congress all wrapped up and this being the first BerryFlow since then, it's time to go ahead and discuss some of the announcements such as the BlackBerry Leap, the BlackBerry Slider, BES12 Cloud, BBM and much, much more. If you weren't able to tune in live, go ahead and check out the video, audio as well as the full discussion and guest list below. Discussion List Cross...

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BLOB offers addictively challenging games for you to play - 7000 free copies up for grabs

If you're looking for a game just like Flappy Bird and more, check out BLOB. BLOB offers 8 different types of game play. You can even think of it like 8 games in 1. All games a very challenging but as we know with these games, that can often make them quite addictive. In each game you collect gems. Gems let you unlock other different colored BLOBs to use. The default BLOB color is green. Other...

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Missing Adobe Flash on 10.3.1? Here's the best way to get it back!

Missing Adobe Flash on 10.3.1? Here's the best way to get it back!

When it was announced BlackBerry OS 10.3.1 would drop Adobe Flash support, some folks were upset but given the fact even Adobe doesn't support Flash on mobile anymore it wasn't entirely unexpected. Still, many folks rely on Adobe Flash and having it built into the native BlackBerry 10 browser was a bonus for those who needed it and since its removal, folks have been looking for the best way to...

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Set app icons just where you want them with these apps

Set app icons just where you want them with these apps

After one of my accessory review posts, there were plenty of questions on how I managed to have two rows of icons along the bottom of the Home screen. We've actually looked at a few apps that give you this functionality but I thought I would round them up here and you can choose whichever one tickles your fancy. Take your pick. HomeSpacer HomeSpacer lets you create up to 30 blank icons at...

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