Latest version of Hub2Watch brings hidden options and dynamically changing watchfaces

If you're a Pebble user you may have come across Hub2Watch, an app we have covered here before. It's more of an extension to the Talk2Watch Pro -- the third party Pebble watch client. Hub2Watch catches all accounts in the Hub and can notify you when you have a message. Which is great as it can notify you of messages that Talk2Watch Pro can't let you know of. However, you can't see the contents...

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Leather Flex Shell Case for BlackBerry Passport

BlackBerry has updated their Transform shell cases for BlackBerry 10 smartphones and they are now called Flex shell cases. So called because the back can flex outward to form a stand. There was a Transform shell for the BlackBerry Z10 and Z30, both different in design and now the Flex shell is a pretty nice update to the design. I was very fond of the Transform shell case for the Z10. It was...

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New features and bug fixes introduced as Follow Mail updates to version 4.0

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It was only a couple of weeks ago that native BlackBerry 10 developer 'Emberify' once again gave away a bunch of apps, including Follow Mail. Today see's the enhanced email application update to version 4.0 and a few new features are brought to the table. If you've not looked into Follow Mail before it's essentially a tool to help you manage your email slightly more efficiently. This is done...

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BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - Shares

BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - Shares

Did you miss out on checking out BerryFlow Upstream live last night? If you did for whatever reason, you can now watch the replay or download the audio to get yourself caught up. This week we took a look at some of the latest takeover rumors, Jennifer Doidge joining BlackBerry, talk a little on handsets and how John Chen plans on turning a profit with them and more. No BS here, we started off...

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BlackBerry Sign

I know. It has been a while since I've written a 'From the Editor's Desk' post and I should probably write more of them, but to be honest I really need to feel pretty strongly about something in order to write them and the past few days have me a little fired up. With that out of the way, the past three days have been interesting for the BlackBerry world, made even more so when you consider the...

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Watch the 'Building Secure Android Apps for the Enterprise' webcast replay

If you're a developer and missed out on the 'Building Secure Android Apps for the Enterprise' webcast that was held on May 21st, you can now settle in and get yourself caught up whenever you do so wish as the replay has been posted. Developing apps for enterprise can be a challenge as enterprise-grade applications are more than just app code. Enterprise apps operate in a container of...

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Save up to 84 percent on Kingston MicroSD cards at Amazon for today only

Kingston MicroSD Card

Amazon frequently has big sales on Flash storage cards and today the retailer has cut back the prices on Kingston microSD cards by as much as 84 percent. The sale gives big price cuts on cards that range from 4GB to 128GB, so if you need some extra storage for your microSD-supported smartphone, you might want to check these out. All of the cards come with SD card adapters for those of you...

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BlackBerry launches the Leap in the United Arab Emirates

BlackBerry Leap

BlackBerry has launched the Leap smartphone in the United Arab Emirates. The company has released the white and shadow grey variants, enabling consumers in the region to pick up the all-touch smartphone. From today, you'll be able to pick up the BlackBerry Leap at various telecom retailers at the suggested retail price of 1099 AED ($299). For those who require a quick reminder as to what is...

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OEM Leather Pouch for BlackBerry Classic

Remember the days when you would find a leather pouch inside the box of your brand new BlackBerry smartphone? I do and I miss it somewhat. But at the very least you can still purchase an OEM leather pouch for your beloved BlackBerry smartphone. So, no doubt there would be one available for the BlackBerry Classic. It actually would have been nice to see one included with the BlackBerry...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for May 24, 2015

App Roundup 5/22/15

Howdy CrackBerry nation! This weekend is a long one due to Memorial day in the United States, so we decided to post this up a little bit later than normal. Whether you are sitting back and relaxing or traveling for the weekend, be sure to have a safe and happy holiday. Now it's time to bring you this week's picks for all your passionate BlackBerry addicts out there. You can find each app and...

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Telcel Mexico launches the BlackBerry Classic

BlackBerry Classic now available through Telcel

Telcel customers looking to pick up a BlackBerry Classic now have the choice of doing so through the Mexican carrier. With the launch event held recently, the carrier has now announced the arrival of the BlackBerry Classic to their device lineup. "We understand that many of our customers have held onto their BlackBerry Bold devices for some time because it's the productive device they...

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Into PC or console gaming? Get Twitch on your BlackBerry

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If you're not a PC or console gamer feel free to ignore this post as it probably won't be of interest. However, millions of people do spend a ton of time on their computers, PlayStation or Xbox and you may well be pleased to hear that you can join your Android or iPhone buddies by having Twitch on your BlackBerry 10 device. I'm not a gamer myself, but I've noticed that many of the YouTube...

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BlackBerry announces proposed common share purchase program

BlackBerry announces proposed common share purchase program

At its annual meeting of shareholders on June 23, 2015, BlackBerry will present for approval a new employee share purchase plan and a proposed increase in the number of shares available under BlackBerry's equity incentive plan. If these proposals are approved by shareholders at the meeting, BlackBerry will file a notice of intention to commence a normal course issuer bid with the TSX. "...

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Red, white and blue sale: Save 20% on BlackBerry accessories!

Red, white and blue sale: Save 20% on BlackBerry accessories!

In honor of the brave men and women who gave their lives for our country, we're offering 20% off all BlackBerry accessories at ShopCrackBerry. Starting today until Tuesday, May 26, you can pick up a new case, charging dock, screen protector or battery for your BlackBerry device and enjoy a 20% savings by using coupon code: RWB2015 at checkout. There's an extensive selection of BlackBerry...

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BlackBerry Leap will be available in Singapore beginning May 23rd

BlackBerry Leap will be available in Singapore beginning May 23rd

Adding to the already expansive list of areas the BlackBerry Leap has arrived, BlackBerry has now announced the availability date for Singapore. Beginning May 23rd, BlackBerry customers looking to purchase a BlackBerry Leap in Singapore will be able to pick one up through M1 Shop outlets, as well as the enterprise sales teams of carriers M1, Singtel and StarHub. Cameron Vernest, Managing...

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QNX Technology powers automated fare collection system from MSI Global

QNX Technology powers automated fare collection system from MSI Global

We've already had some news from Asia in the past 24 hours with the BlackBerry Leap now being available to buy in Malaysia, but it's time for another announcement - this time regarding QNX. As you'll see in the press release below, QNX will now be powering a fare collecting system within Singapore, the Philippines and Thailand. Already onboard nearly 5000 buses in Singapore it's just another...

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BBM for iOS beta v2.9.0.6 improves timed message and message retraction features

When new features get added to BBM, BlackBerry seemingly rolls them out to iOS beta releases first for whatever reason and that appears to the case once again. A new BBM for iOS beta has arrived with plenty of bug fixes and some improvements to the timed message and message retraction features available through subscriptions. What's New this Build? Edit Messages with the Timed Message and...

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BlackBerry Leap now available for purchase through Flipkart

BlackBerry Leap now available for purchase through Flipkart

BlackBerry customers in India looking to pick up a BlackBerry Leap have had several options for purchasing the latest all-touch smartphone including Infibeam and BlackBerry Exclusive stores but the device has now arrived at India's largest online retail shop, Flipkart. In total, there are six retailers offering the device through Flipkart, but pricing remains consistent across all offers...

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Work Wide v1.3.0.61 update has 'bug fixes all over the place'

Work Wide v1.3.0.61 update brings multiple bug fixes and improvements

Following up on the initial rollout of v1.3, Work Wide has now been updated to v1.3.0.61. While there are no new features in this release, the changelog does note there are many bug fixes and improvements that should improve the user experience. If you've been having issues with Work Wide, have a look and see if they have been fixed in this latest build. Bug fixes all over the place Fixed -...

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BlackBerry Leap now officially available in Malaysia

BlackBerry Leap now shipping in Malaysia

With pre-orders having kicked off through 11Street on May 6th, BlackBerry customers in Malaysia looking to get their hands on a brand new BlackBerry Leap can now do so with minimal wait time. Pre-ordered devices are now being shipped and in the event you never placed a pre-order, you can still purchase a BlackBerry Leap through 11Street for RM 1,089.00 (GST Included) with free shipping. As of...

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