CrackBerry Nation has spoken - over 50% of you are looking forward to the Passport over the Classic

The numbers are in! Yesterday we put up a poll asking everyone which new BlackBerry device they prefer. The BlackBerry Passport or the BlackBerry Classic? Over 7,000 people voted on the poll and the results are a bit, perhaps, surprising. As it stands, 50.29 percent opted for the BlackBerry Passport with 3,719 votes, while 32.89 percent opted for the BlackBerry Classic with 2,432 votes. The...

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Cast for BlackBerry updated with new features, now on sale in BlackBerry World

When we first wrote about Cast for BlackBerry there was a mix of folks who saw a use for the app and those who simply had no use for the app because. In case you missed the first post, Cast for BlackBerry at its core allows you to cast YouTube video direct from your BlackBerry 10 device to your Google Chromecast if you have one. Something that has been rather off limits due to the nature of how...

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This summer European roaming charges will be cut in half

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The European Commission has announced that charges to roam within Europe will fall by as much as 50 percent this summer. The EC is imposing yet another limit on mobile operators, further reducing the caps from July 1 to pave the way for removing roaming charges altogether by 2016. Currently, calls within the EU are capped at 24 euro cents per minute but will fall to 19 cents per minute. More...

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Deal of the Day: Incipio Feather Hard Case for BlackBerry Q10

Deal of the Day: Incipio Feather Hard Case for BlackBerry Q10

For today only, purchase the Incipio Feather Hard Case for BlackBerry Q10 and get 40% off the list price! Measuring less than 1mm thin, the Feather Case is ideal for the BlackBerry Q10 user seeking inconspicuous, first-class protection. It's made of an ultra light, ultra strong polymer that provides form-fitting durable protection without the added bulk. Colors include black, pink and gray....

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BlackBerry Z3 announced for Malaysia, available July 7th

BlackBerry Z3 announced for Malaysia, available July 7th

During the BlackBerry earnings call and general meeting, BlackBerry CEO John Chen noted the BlackBerry Z3 would be expanding to more markets such as Malaysia and India soon and clearly, soon meant very soon. BlackBerry has been teasing it on their blog and BBM Channel for days now and now finally; the BlackBerry Z3 has now been announced for Malaysia with a retail price of 699.00 MYR or...

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Get your Flickr fix with these third party apps - Pichkari and Flowr

Get your Flickr fix with these third party apps - Pichkari and Flowr

Flickr is a photo hosting service, currently owned by Yahoo. I actually used to use Flickr service quite a lot many years ago, even as far as trying out the pro version for a year. I recently started looking into using it again but as many BlackBerry toting Flickr users know, there is no official app for BlackBerry. I did take a look at an app called Upload to Flickr before and after that post...

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BlackBerry taps into Yelp to offer reviews through BlackBerry Maps

BlackBerry taps into Yelp to offer reviews through BlackBerry Maps

Although BlackBerry customers still have a bit of wait before they can officially get their hands on BlackBerry OS 10.3, the latest developer releases have been offering a glimpse into what BlackBerry has in store for release. A lot of BlackBerry 10 involves deep integration with several different providers such as Dropbox, Box, OneDrive, Evernote and if the latest developer build is anything...

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BlackBerry OS 10.3 has twenty new wallpapers, download them now!

BlackBerry OS 10.3 has twenty new wallpapers, download them now!

Looking to add some BlackBerry 10.3 love to your device but don't want to deal with the hassle of loading up a developer version of the OS? No problem. BlackBerry OS 10.3.0.700 has twenty new wallpapers (possibly more) within that are sized for all devices and we've pulled them out for you. You can check them out in the gallery above however, if you're looking to download them please download...

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Porsche Design P'9983 appears once again in OS 10.3.0.700

Porsche Design P'9983 appears once again in OS 10.3.0.700

Ever since BlackBerry OS 10.3 arrived for developers we've been digging through the files to find bits and bobs of other devices BlackBerry is potentially working on. one of the device we've been tracking is the Porsche Design P'9983 or as it's referred to in the OS, the BlackBerry Khan to go along with the P'9982 otherwise known as King. Previously it was just a name within the files but it...

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BlackBerry Dev OS 10.3.0.700 now available for most devices

BlackBerry Dev OS 10.3.0.700 now available for most devices

If you're a developer, testing your apps against the latest OS is a pretty crucial step in the process. Thankfully, BlackBerry has now released BlackBerry OS 10.3.0.700 and made it available for most devices although it does appear as though some versions may still be uploading to the developer download site. If you're reading this and you're not a developer, then please consider this is NOT a...

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What are the top three apps you install after purchasing a new device?

The landscape for BlackBerry has changed a bit when it comes to apps available on the platform. Although it was never really hugely advertised, most CrackBerry readers are fully aware BlackBerry 10 can run a lot of Android apps out of the box with BlackBerry 10.2.1 and Snap, Amazon and others. With native apps available and Android apps available I'm curious if anyone's app installation habits...

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Goal 2014 - a World Cup app for fixtures, fun facts and more

Goal 2014 - a World Cup app for fixtures, fun facts and more

There are quite a handful of World Cup apps to check out in BlackBerry World, however, the majority of them are Android ports. While that's okay for some, others prefer to use a native app. If that's you then you may want to check out Goal 2014. As I've already mentioned, Goal 2014 is natively built. You can get all the upcoming match fixtures, team lineup, all the latest news as well as...

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Putting Navfree for BlackBerry 10 through its paces

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Although Navfree has been around on BlackBerry 10 for some time it wasn't until recently that the satellite navigation app was updated to support the BlackBerry Q10 and Q5. As predominantly a Q10 user that was my key to give Navfree a good test. I'll be honest and say that I'm a big fan of BlackBerry Maps and I use it numerous times a week for getting to locations I'm not familiar with as I...

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Aviva iPhones on MobileIron attacked, firm reportedly moves affected devices to BES 10

Over the past few months there has been a lot of info coming from BlackBerry about how their competitors such as Mobile Iron and Good stack up to that of BES 10 offerings. Back in May, the BlackBerry blog featured an article called 'Good Isn't all that Great, while Iron shows its Rust' and while some may have dismissed the article as BlackBerry simply defending themselves, some news coming out...

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Sprint announces 30-day trial for new customers

Sprint announces 30-day trail for new customers

Sprint has announced a new trial program for their network. Sprint will be giving a full refund to customers who aren't satisfied with their Sprint service within the first 30 days. Specifically, Sprint will refund customers the cost of the device, and all activation and service fees will be waived. Sprint will begin this program this Friday, June 27. It will be available to new customers in...

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Sprint expands LTE service to 28 more cities

Sprint expands LTE service to 28 more cities

Sprint has announced an expansion of their 4G LTE service, adding 28 new markets. Cities added today include San Jose, Cleveland, and Seattle. With this expansion, Sprint now has LTE coverage in 471 cities. You can view the full list of covered cities here. Sprint Spark coverage has also been expanded, and is now available in three more cities. St. Louise, Winston-Salem, and Greensboro,...

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CrackBerry Asks: BlackBerry Passport vs. BlackBerry Classic - Which do you prefer?

Now that it has been a few days and folks have had some time to gather up all the available details about the BlackBerry Passport and the BlackBerry Classic, we figured we'd put up a poll to see where each device stands in terms of love from BlackBerry fans. On one hand the BlackBerry Passport is a new style from BlackBerry and many people after having seen the real deal have changed their...

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Microsoft boosts free OneDrive space to 15GB, 1TB for Office 365

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Microsoft is making some major changes to OneDrive storage, more than doubling their free storage tier. Currently sitting at 7GB, free OneDrive storage will be raised to 15GB. Office 365 subscribers will be getting additional storage as well. While OneDrive for Business users received this upgrade in April, users of Office 365 Home, Personal, and University will all be getting 1TB of...

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Deal of the Day: CrackBerry Leather Horizontal Case for BlackBerry Z10

Deal of the Day: CrackBerry Leather Horizontal Case for BlackBerry Z10

For today only, purchase the CrackBerry Leather Horizontal Case for BlackBerry Z10 and save 57% off the list price! The stylish CrackBerry branded Leather Horizontal Case is made of a fine, durable leather that features a fixed belt clip on the back to secure to your waist, pocket or purse. This leather case gives you and your BlackBerry device a sleek, professional look while keeping it safe...

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UK mobile operators could be made to share networks in rural areas where signal is weak, under plans to provide better services to consumers from all network operators. Ministers have put forward the plan to prevent situations where only one or two major operators are available in certain parts of the country, providing consumers with more choice as to who they wish to hold a contract with....

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