Mobile Nations Weekly: Lock it down

Mobile Nations Weekly: Lock it down

Software updates, financial updates, stealth updates, and account updates. Tesla had a huge week, starting off with their quarterly earnings call — they're still losing money, in case you were concerned. No, what's actually interesting is that Tesla is dramatically accelerating their production timeline, shooting to be producing 500,000 cars a year by 2018 — they plan to make 80,000-90,000...

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This hard case and holster combo for the BlackBerry Q10 is just $4.95 today

This hard case and holster combo for the BlackBerry Q10 is just $4.95 today

If protection and easy access are what you need for your BlackBerry Q10, then we have the case for you. Amzer's Shellster hard case and holster combo gives you a nice protective hard case for your phone, and a holster to keep it in when it isn't in use. The combo is only $4.95 today!

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You can now roam across Europe with Vodafone for free

You can now roam across Europe with Vodafone for free

Vodafone has followed in the footsteps of both Three and Tesco Mobile to offer inclusive roaming in select plans. Bundled with the UK mobile network's Red and Red Value packages, the addition of included roaming allows phone users to text, call and access online services without incurring extra charges. There's one slight downside to this addition, however, and that's the limiting of data, which...

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BlackBerry rolls out another batch of Priv app updates

BlackBerry rolls out another batch of Priv app updates

Following up on the last batch of updates at the end of April, BlackBerry has once again pushed another batch of updates to the BlackBerry Productivity Suite for Priv. This time around, there's updates for the BlackBerry Calendar, BlackBerry Hub, BlackBerry Services, Contacts by BlackBerry, Notes by BlackBerry and Tasks for BlackBerry. Sadly, BlackBerry skipped out on fresh changelogs for...

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Time calls the BlackBerry 6210 one of the most influential gadgets of all time

If you were making a list of the top 50 most Influential gadgets of all time, which BlackBerry would you put on the list? The folks over at TIME have chosen the BlackBerry 6210, otherwise known as Quark. Officially launched in 2003, the BlackBerry 6210's blue colored cover stood out while the device itself combined wireless e-mail, phone, SMS, browser and organizer applications and more all...

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We're giving away a BlackBerry Priv or Passport! Enter now!

We're giving away a BlackBerry Priv or Passport! Enter now!

The contest has ended! Thanks for participating! It's time to announce the winner of our March contest, and to get our next contest underway! We decided to go ahead and let the winner choose if they'd prefer a BlackBerry Priv or Passport again this time! You can find all the details on that below, but first, let's go ahead and reveal who the winner of our last giveaway is! Everyone please...

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Discover the new features of WatchDox in a live product demo webinar May 10

Following being named a Leader in the Forrester Wave: Enterprise File Sync & Share, Hybrid Solutions, Q2 2016 report, BlackBerry is now inviting people to discover the new features of WatchDox in a live product demo webinar that will be held on May 10. Join Nir Ben-Zvi, WatchDox Director, Product Management, for an in-depth product demo and get a look at exciting new WatchDox features...

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BlackBerry pushes new Marshmallow beta build for T-Mobile Priv

Android Marshmallow BlackBerry Priv

BlackBerry is now pushing out a fresh Marshmallow beta update for the Priv to those who signed up to help test it, though, this time around they are being a bit more specific about who exactly will be receiving it. For this release, T-Mobile customers whose Priv is of the STV100-1 variant and signed up for the beta should be seeing the update notification. Additionally, those on Canadian...

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Enter CrackBerry's contest, and May the Fourth be with you!

Enter CrackBerry's contest, and May the Fourth be with you!

There are a few days that geeks everywhere celebrate. March 14th is Pi Day. April 8th is Rex Manning Day. September 19 is Talk Like A Pirate Day. And May 4th is known far and wide as Star Wars Day! Thanks to the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens and later this year Rogue One, there's a new era of Star Wars underway. Long time fans have new material to be excited for, new fans are being...

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Check out the AtHoc product demo webinar on May 4

Check out the AtHoc product demo webinar on May 4

When BlackBerry announced that it had entered into an agreement to acquire AtHoc, a lot of folks were wondering what exactly AtHoc was as it appeared to come out of nowhere right into the BlackBerry spotlight. Now, there's a better understanding of what the company does in its efforts to safeguard millions of people and thousands of organizations through its networked crisis communication....

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The wider rollout of Marshmallow has begun for Priv owners

The wider rollout of Marshmallow has begun for Priv owners

When Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow was rolled out to ShopBlackBerry devices at the end of April, it was noted select carriers would be offering the upgrade on May 3, and now the wider rollout of Marshmallow has begun. Priv owners on TELUS, Rogers, Bell, Wind Mobile, Optus, Maxis Malaysia, Telkomsel, SFR France and more, have all reported receiving their update notifications. We've already taken a...

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WhatsApp hit with 72-hour ban in Brazil [Update: suspension lifted]

WhatsApp hit with 72-hour ban in Brazil

Update: A judge has now overturned the suspension just a day after it went into effect, Reuters reports. The block would have affected more than 100 million WhatsApp users. Original story: Brazil has once again opted to temporarily block the popular messaging service WhatsApp in the country. According to Brazilian publication Folha De S.Paulo, the block is scheduled to remain in place for 72...

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Amazon's one-hour Prime Now delivery service gets a dedicated website

Amazon Prime

Amazon has launched a dedicated website for its Prime Now delivery service. The service was previously accessible only through a mobile app, but if you're living in an area that's covered by the service, you have the option of ordering directly through the website. To see if your area is serviceable, head to PrimeNow.com and enter your zip code. In a statement (via Re/code), Prime Now chief...

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John Chen: We have two new phones coming out between now and the end of the year

Ahead of appearing at Milken Institute Global Conference, BlackBerry CEO John Chen sat down with CNBC's Brian Sullivan to discuss all things BlackBerry. While the interview didn't dig deep into new information but instead focused on a lot of what was covered in BlackBerry's earnings call, there was one item on agenda that is of concern to many and that's BlackBerry hardware. */ While it...

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Watch John Chen's panel from the Milken Institute Global Conference 2016

The Milken Institute Global Conference is well under way in Los Angeles and over 700 speakers are scheduled to appear. This year, BlackBerry CEO John Chen is discussing Digital Darwinism: How Companies Can Survive and Thrive in the Digital Age, and you can watch live. It doesn't take a genius to know that the digital revolution has overturned the world order. With connected homes, self-...

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BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - Rome

BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - Rome

If you missed BerryFlow Upstream live last night, no worries. You can kick your week off right by checking out the video or audio replay right now. This week, there was plenty to talk about with Marshmallow being launched, BBM rolling out video chat for Android and iOS plus, BlackBerry hiring a new Senior Vice President of Global Device Sales. If that's not enough, we dig into those Rome and...

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You can grab an unlocked BlackBerry Priv for just $380 at eBay right now!

BlackBerry Priv

If you have been waiting for the price to drop below $400 to pick up a BlackBerry Priv, your time has come. Right now, you can pick one up at eBay for just $380, which is the lowest we have seen it yet. Recently Newegg offered the phone for $400, and before that it was available for $450. Considering that Marshmallow has begun rolling out already, and will hit carrier variants in just a few...

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Don't miss your favorite TV show with the help of Kalendar

Don't miss your favorite TV show with the help of Kalendar

If you still like to watch TV shows as and when they are aired, then this is an app you'll probably want to check out. Kalendar makes it easier for you to track your favorite TV shows, upcoming movies, even major tournaments, and events. You even have the ability to sync the information with your calendar to make sure you don't miss a thing. As well as shows, Kalendar also includes National...

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John Chen wants to give you a BlackBerry!

John Chen wants to give you a BlackBerry

No, seriously. He does. As announced on his Twitter account, BlackBerry CEO John Chen will be picking a 'BlackBerry Fan of the Month' on the 1st of every month, and the only thing you need to do to win is tweet him with how BlackBerry helps you every day. In fact, he's already awarded the winner for this month with a brand new BlackBerry Passport. 1/4 I'll be picking a #BBFOTM [@BlackBerry Fan...

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TELUS will roll out the Marshmallow update for BlackBerry Priv on May 3

BlackBerry Priv

The Canadian carrier TELUS has announced that it will begin rolling out the Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow update for the BlackBerry Priv on May 3. The reveal was posted on the TELUS update schedule, and notes that the Priv will get a security update along with the Marshmallow rollout. BlackBerry began updating the Priv to Marshmallow 6.0.1 earlier this week for people who bought the phone...

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