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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How to hide BBM Sticker packs

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For many heavy BBM Sticker users, the option we now have to hide unwanted packs is awesome. If you tend not to use Stickers you'll probably be wondering what all the fuss is about. I'll explain. When using Stickers in a BBM chat, if you have more than eight packs installed on your device you'll find yourself having to scroll to the left in order to view all the packs. Where this can be a...

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BBM updated in BlackBerry World with the ability to hide stickers, chat with address book contacts and more!

After spending some time in the BlackBerry Beta Zone, the latest update to BBM has now arrived in BlackBerry World and is available to all. This release is packing quite a few features including the ability to hide purchased sticker packs as well as the option to chat with contacts from your address book. Start chatting with your address book contacts that are already using BBM - No invite...

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WhatsApp Calling now officially available on BlackBerry 10 with v2.12.1.2 update

Although WhatsApp Calling has been available in WhatsApp beta releases for a few months now, the latest official release rolling through BlackBerry World officially brings the feature to all BlackBerry 10 WhatsApp users. Noted as v2.12.1.2, the latest update also covers several other bug fixes and improvements from previous beta releases such as search for individual messages, improved font...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for April 24, 2015

BlackBerry App Roundup for April 24, 2015

Howdy CrackBerry nation! Hope you all are ready for the weekend. What else can I say but that this was certainly a MAD week and I mean that literally. Moving along to bigger and better things this week we not only saw the release of OS 10.3.2 Beta Autoloaders for developers but the acquisition of WatchDox by BlackBerry and that BlackBerry expanded the BlackBerry Leap's availability to U.S.,...

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Plan and design on the go with Blueprints - 200 free copies to give away

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Blueprints for BlackBerry 10 certainly won't be useful for everyone. But for you folk with jobs that may require you to make a note of plans on the fly, this could be the perfect tool for you. I'm far from artistic myself, so although I've had a go of the app, my finished products just look a mess. What I can see though, is that if you know what you're doing, you should be able to come up...

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BlackBerry CEO John Chen and Chief Evangelist Mark Wilson to speak at Global Conference 2015

Each year, the Milken Institute Global Conference attracts leaders in business, finance, government, public policy, academia, philanthropy, law, science, news media and more to exchange ideas and attempt to solve some of the world's toughest challenges and this year, the conference will be held on April 26 - 29 in Beverly Hills, CA. Global Conference 2015 will have over 650 speakers covering a...

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Power Tools updated with new features and bug fixes

Power Tools updated with new features and bug fixes

Since its original inception, Power Tools has undergone several changes and updates that not only increase productivity but improve the overall user experience as well. The latest revision to hit storefront is no different and comes with an extensive list of added features and bug fixes that are laid out below. New features and fixes Added Lock Screen Wallpaper with Weather information. You...

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AT&T posts Q1 2015 earnings: $32.6 billion in revenue, 1.2 million net wireless adds

AT&T posts Q1 2015 earnings: $32.6 billion in revenue, 1.2 million net wireless adds

AT&T has posted its earnings for the first quarter of 2015 today, reporting a slight bump in revenue over the same quarter last year and its lowest first-quarter churn rate ever. AT&T's combined revenue for its wireless and wireline businesses in the first quarter was $32.6 billion, which marks a year-over-year bump of 0.3 percent. Additionally, earnings per share were 61 cents—down...

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You can now buy the BlackBerry Leap in France, Germany, UK and the United States

Last week, the global rollout of the BlackBerry Leap began in the UK, but BlackBerry has already expanded the areas the device is available. Today, you can purchase a BlackBerry Leap of your own in France, Germany and the United States. France - €289.00 including VAT via ShopBlackBerry with shipping on April 24th Germany - €289.00 including VAT via ShopBlackBerry with shipping on April 24th UK...

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