CrackBerry's Huge Holiday Sale: 25% off accessories through December 2

CrackBerry's Huge Holiday Sale: 25% off accessories through December 2

Skip the mayhem of shopping for accessories in person, pour yourself some eggnog and enjoy your holiday shopping experience with us here at CrackBerry. Shopping during the holidays can be hectic; and this year we've decided to make it easier than ever to pick up the perfect gift for that special someone. We're combining Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and Giving Tuesday into one huge sale where...

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Google Play's Cyber Weekend sale brings tons of deals on apps, games, music and more

Google Play's Cyber Weekend sale brings tons of deals on apps, games, music and more

Google Play has busted out the deals for the holiday weekend, offering a ton of price cuts across the whole store. It's a great time for new Priv owners to load up on some awesome goodies. In all, you'll be able to grab some pretty hefty savings on everything from games and apps to books and movies. For games, Google Play is offering up to 70 percent off select titles, including a massive 50...

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Air Messages updated with Hub notifications and new features

Air Messages updated with Hub notifications and new features

Marco Gallo, the developer behind Metal Pixels and Nostalgia recently updated this unique social messaging application Air Messages. Air Messages utilizes geospatial, or location based, messaging to allow individuals all over the world to communicate. The application received a small update, which is now available in BlackBerry World to download. One of the more salient aspects of this update...

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T-Mobile offers Sprint customers an extra $200 credit to switch

T-Mobile offers Sprint customers an extra $200 credit to switch

T-Mobile has announced a new deal to get Sprint customers to make the switch. For a limited time, Sprint customers switching to T-Mobile will get an extra $200 bill credit per line, on top of the up to $650 per line that T-Mobile covers for early termination fees or phone payment balances. The deal doesn't require a phone trade-in, and applies to individual customers, families, and...

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Save now on Tronsmart's 5 port Quick Charge desktop charging station

Save on Tronsmart's 5 port desktop charger

Accessory maker Tronsmart has recently released a 5 port desktop charging station, and this time around all 5 ports support Quick Charge. This desktop hub doesn't take up much space, and let's you plug in up to 5 different devices to charge at the same time, and the best part is that if they support Quick Charge, you'll see that battery jump up quickly. The total output on this charger is 90W...

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We've updated the CrackBerry app for Android to fix some bugs

We've updated the CrackBerry app for Android to fix some bugs

This is a just a quick heads up for you folks out there using the CrackBerry app for Android. If you head on into the Google Play Store right now, you'll find an update to the app waiting for you if you haven't already grabbed it. There are a few changes in the app but most importantly, this release squashes that bug that would cause the app to crash when trying to post an image to the forums...

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BlackBerry explains why their Android offering is best for security and privacy

Since the release of the BlackBerry Priv, there have been some articles appearing across the internet debating just how hardened BlackBerry's Android offerings really are when it comes to security and privacy. Most notable of the debates, an interview with Daniel Micay from Toronto-based security firm Copperhead, who claimed that 'Nexus phones are more secure than the BlackBerry Priv because...

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BlackBerry offering special pricing on select devices for Black Friday

The holidays and Black Friday are quickly approaching, and if you're looking to pick up a new BlackBerry for someone (or yourself), you'll want to check out the deals BlackBerry have announced. Right now, select BlackBerry 10 smartphones are on sale through December 1. Which devices are on sale? Well, all variations of the BlackBerry Passport including my personal favorite, the Silver...

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Priv owners - Are you using the Productivity Tab?

Priv owners - Are you using the Productivity Tab?

When the Priv was announced as having a dual-curved edge display, one key question that kept on coming up was whether or not the edge would be put to use or would it just be a flashy item on the specs and features list. As it turns out, BlackBerry did find some great uses for it by way of the Productivity Tab, which appears along the screen's curved edge. The idea being that with a swipe you...

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Talk2Watch Pro updated with support for the Pebble Time Round

Talk2Watch Pro updated with support for the Pebble Time Round

For BlackBerry 10 smartphone owners, there is one smartwatch that can be used reasonably well with the OS - the Pebble. Using the app Talk2Watch Pro brings users a lot of functionality, and I've been very happy with my usage with it so far. I haven't yet dived in to buy the latest model - the Pebble Time Round - but if you've been eyeing it up and wondering whether it can be used with...

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Save up to 60 percent on SanDisk memory products

Save up to 60 percent on SanDisk memory products

Amazon is currently hosting a deal that saves you up to 60 percent on select SanDisk products. Included in this deal are incredible savings on microSD cards, USB flash drives, full sized SD cards, solid-state hard drives and more. Here are some of the deals: microSD cards: 128GB SanDisk Ultra microSD - $44.99 200GB SanDisk Ultra microSD - $99.99 SD cards: 32GB SanDisk Ultra SD card - $12.79...

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DTEK by BlackBerry app updated with minor bug fixes

DTEK by BlackBerry app updated with minor bug fixes

One of the core apps BlackBerry included on the Priv is DTEK by BlackBerry. DTEK automatically monitors apps and processes in real time to provide an overall security rating for your device plus, it allows you to get a visual overlook when a specific app accesses a feature on your device such as your location, or camera. Now, a new update to DTEK by BlackBerry has arrived on the Google Play...

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T-Mobile gives the gift of unlimited high-speed data at no extra charge

T-Mobile gives the gift of unlimited high-speed data at no extra charge

T-Mobile has announced Un-carrier Unwrapped, four weeks of gifts for customers, with a new offer coming each week. The first week should make existing customers happy, with T-Mobile offering unlimited LTE data at no extra cost for all of its Simple Choice plan customers. From December 1, 2015, customers will automatically be enrolled for unlimited data at no extra cost on top of their normal...

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BlackBerry Priv now in stock at ShopBlackBerry in the UK

BlackBerry Priv now in-stock at ShopBlackBerry in the UK

If you're aiming to get your hands on a new BlackBerry Priv straight from the company itself in the UK, you're in luck. BlackBerry has announced that the smartphone is currently in stock at ShopBlackBerry in the UK, giving those who didn't pre-order another option for getting their hands on the device. Great news for the UK! #PRIV is now available to buy at #ShopBlackBerry. Click for details...

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Qualcomm details how the Snapdragon processors improve low-light photos and video

Qualcomm has detailed in a new blog post how the company is able to assist in improving low-light photos and video. Over the past year, we've seen smartphone cameras improve quickly, and behind many of the best smartphones is Qualcomm's Snapdragon processor, which actually assists in the pictures. The processor is able to detect dark spots, brighten them, clean up the noise, and deliver the...

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Camera++ adds automatically created subfolders and bug fixes in v3.3.0

Camera++ adds automatically created subfolders and bug fixes in v3.3.0

With the holiday season approaching, being able to capture the perfect shot of friends and family is always important. We have seen several native applications over the years for users to adjust, tweak, and configure their images to save those precious moments or share on their social networks. Camera++ is one such popular application that allows users to exercise more control over how an image...

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EE wants to help customers block intrusive adverts on smartphones

EE wants to help customers block intrusive adverts on smartphones

No one likes adverts, but they do help fund various services and online properties (including Mobile Nations!). While many see them as a way to support the content they enjoy, there are times when adverts can be intrusive or downright obstructive, especially on mobile. UK mobile operator EE is stepping in to lend customers a hand. The mobile network is looking into technology that will allow...

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BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - Signal

BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - Signal

If you missed BerryFlow live this week, you'll want to make sure you catch the audio or video replay. This week, in addition to our usual discussion surrounding the weeks BlackBerry news, we were joined by Sean Silcoff ‎Co-Author, Losing the Signal to discuss some of the history and future of BlackBerry. Also, make sure you check our contest at the bottom of this post. Topics John Chen...

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Mobile Nations Weekly: Launching, relaunching, unlaunching

Mobile Nations Weekly: Launching, relaunching, unlaunching

Last minute releases, last minute pull backs. As the holiday season kicks into full gear, things are getting hectic as last minute launches flow out the door. Microsoft's long-awaited new Windows Mobile flagship finally arrived in the form of the Lumia 950, a 5.2-inch Quad HD hexa-core 20MP beast of a phone. And it's even beastlier brother, the 5.7-inch Lumia 950 XL is due a week later. While...

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BlackBerry Password Keeper for Priv

One of the few preloaded BlackBerry Priv apps is BlackBerry Password Keeper, which allows you to keep all of your passwords, login information, and important records safe and secure and BlackBerry has now pushed the latest update for it through to Google Play. As noted in the change log, it's just a small update to address some bugs and improve upon the user experience, so there are no huge...

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