Samsung EVO Plus 256GB

Samsung has announced plans to release the EVO Plus 256GB microSD card. The card, which can store up to 12 hours of 4K UHD video, will go on sale in June worldwide for $249.99. Samsung claims its new microSD card has the highest amount of storage in its class. It adds: The EVO Plus 256GB raises the bar for capacity and performance of microSD cards thanks to Samsung's advanced V-NAND...

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T-Mobile will offer families four lines with 6GB of data for $30 a month per line

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T-Mobile's latest promotion is offering families four lines, each with 6GB of data, for $30 a month per line. Additional lines can be added for $20 a month each. T-Mobile says their new plan offers a savings of $20 per month for a family of four on its Simple Choice with Family Match plan. The new plan begins on Wednesday, May 11 and will only be offered for a limited time.

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BlackBerry backed NantHealth files IPO

BlackBerry backed NantHealth files IPO

Back in April 2014, it was announced that BlackBerry had made a strategic investment in end-to-end medical solutions provider NantHealth. That relationship grew further during CES 2015 with the announcement that BlackBerry would be providing the software platform for NantHealth's HBox. Now, the Culver City, California-based company has filed for an Initial Public Offering (IPO) worth possibly as...

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BBM for Android update brings bug fixes and improvements

BBM for Android update brings bug fixes and improvements

While the last update to BBM for Android was huge in the fact that it brought BBM video chat in beta form, the latest BBM update rolling out through the Google Play Store is a little bit less eventful but still significant. This time around, BlackBerry kept things simple according to the changelog, which notes bug fixes and performance improvements as the reason for the update. The update is...

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FTC, FCC want to know more about how carriers and manufacturers issue security updates

FTC, FCC want to know more about how carriers and manufacturers issue security updates

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) have embarked on a joint fact-finding mission of sorts to better understand how security is handled by mobile device manufacturers. As part of the joint inquiry, the FTC notes that it has issued orders to eight companies to gauge how each issues security updates. In all, the FTC's probe includes Apple, BlackBerry,...

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BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - BB10

BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - BB10

If you missed BerryFlow Upstream live last night, you can now go ahead and get yourself caught up. This week, we discuss John Chen's panel from the Milken Institute, the wider rollout of Marshmallow, two new phones coming out between now and the end of the fiscal year and much, much more. Topics Watch John Chen's panel from the Milken Institute Global Conference 2016 John Chen: We have two...

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BlackBerry names Ralph Pini as its new COO and devices head

BlackBerry names Ralph Pini as its new COO and devices head

BlackBerry has named Ralph Pini to be its new Chief Operating Officer and General Manager for Devices. In a company Q&A, Pini reveals his priorities for the devices business. Pini first joined BlackBerry in 2012 when his company, Paratek Microwave, was acquired by the Canadian business. Pini served as Vice President for Radio Frequency Technology at BlackBerry before today's announcement...

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T-Mobile customers will be able to use their phones in Cuba this summer

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T-Mobile has announced it has signed a interconnect and roaming deal with Empresa De Telecomunicaciones De Cuba. It will allow T-Mobile customers to use their phones for calls, texts and data while they are traveling in Cuba sometime later this summer. T-Mobile's press release states the new agreement will also allow T-Mobile Simple Choice customers to call landlines and wireless phones in...

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BlackBerry makes some pricing changes to its Enterprise Partner Program

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BlackBerry has announced it will be making some changes to its Enterprise Partner Program. They include what the company is calling an "integrated and simplified pricing structure" for its partners. The Enterprise Partner Program allows third-party solution providers to offer access to BlackBerry's security and productivity programs. BlackBerry says: The enhancements to the program are...

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Save more than 50% on this smart leather flip case for your Priv today!

Save more than 50% on this smart leather flip case for your Priv today!

Looking for a case that adds protection and some added functionality to your BlackBerry Priv? BlackBerry's leather smart flip case keeps the front and back of your phone safe, and even has a cut out for you to keep your notifications visible when the case is closed. You can pick one up for $28.95 today.

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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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