Sprint could be in talks to buy FreedomPop

Sprint Store

A new report claims that Sprint is among the many companies that might be thinking about acquiring FreedomPop, the wireless carrier that offers a number of voice minutes and data for free each month to US customers. USA Today, citing unnamed sources, also claims that some of the other companies that might be in the running to purchase FreedomPop include an unnamed but "large U.S. technology...

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These compact BlackBerry USB 750mAh Power Plugs are only $8.95 today!

These compact BlackBerry USB 750mAh Power Plugs are only $8.95 today!

Designed to take up minimal space and provide a safe, consistent charge to your mobile device, these BlackBerry USB Power Plugs are great to carry with you while traveling anywhere, anytime. Available in both black and white, you can use your existing charging cable to plug into the side of this block and get power from the nearest wall outlet. Get yours today and save 70%

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Verizon offers deals on digital content with Connection Day

Verizon offers deals on digital content with Connection Day

In an attempt to get you to sign up for their service, Verizon has introduced Connection Day, a day of digital giveaways for people visiting Verizon stores. Taking place on November 26, the day before Thanksgiving, Connection Day will see Verizon give away music, apps, movies, and more from participating companies like Amazon, Apple, and Pandora. Free content from Amazon comes from Amazon...

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New sticker pack available in the BBM shop - This time it's Dumb Ways to Die

Sticker

Just a quick heads up for you BBM sticker fans out there. A new pack showed up in the BBM Shop in the past 24 hours which goes by the name of Dumb Ways to Die. It's not all doom and gloom as you may think from it's name and contains some great characters. I'd not heard of Dumb Ways to Die before, but upon hitting up Wikipedia it appears that the concept was created back in 2012 by Metro...

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Can you conquer all the obstacles with Bike Racing 3D on BlackBerry 10?

Bike Racing 3D

Bike Racing 3D isn't dissimilar from a few other bike games that you can play on your BlackBerry 10 device. This one is yet another Android game and available for free from Snap. If you've not used Snap before to get Android games on your device you'll find a link to the instructions at the base of this post. This one is super easy to get to grips with. Control wise you'll need to use both...

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WhatsApp updated in the BlackBerry Beta Zone

If you're a WhatsApp user and like helping out with the beta releases from the BlackBerry Beta Zone, a new version has now arrived. Coming up as v2.11.1016.2 the new release includes several bug fixes to help improve the overall app experience. Added a chats-list filter drop-down (Pull the list down past the first item to see.) Added support for sharing locations from BlackBerry Maps. Group...

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Missing U - lament for a shortcut key

U on the BlackBerry Passport

I've been using the BlackBerry Passport since launch, and it's been really great to be back on familiar turf. The Samsung Galaxy S5 I've been using for the last six months or so feels cheap and plasticky by comparison. Unorthodox as the Passport may be, it's great to have a physical keyboard under my thumbs again. OS 10.3 is a refreshing visual overhaul and there are a handful of functional...

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Synchronize your iTunes library with 1500 copies of Sync My iTunes

Synchronize your iTunes library with 1500 copies of Sync My iTunes

There are various ways to import music onto your BlackBerry device. In the past I've copied from CD's I've owned onto my SD Card or from music I purchased on my computer including iTunes. While not everyone uses the latter method that doesn't mean there aren't those out there looking for an easy and seamless way to copy their music library via Wi-Fi or by USB cable there is Sync My iTunes....

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BitTorque development revived, v1.3.0 now available for download

BitTorque development revived, v1.3.0 now available for download

Previously, we mentioned the native BlackBerry 10 torrent downloader had risen from the dead but now it's more true than ever. After some discussion in the CrackBerry Forums with the developer of BitTorque, they've decided to go ahead and once again take on the project and as such have released v1.3.0 of the BitTorque. The community has spoken and I have been spurred into action. I've...

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Sprint to reduce monthly data access charge for some Family Share plans

Sprint Store

Sprint will reduce the data access charge for its $80 and $90 Sprint Family Share plans to $15 a month beginning on Friday, November 14 in their latest attempt to undercut the pricing plans of its competitors. Sprint claims that the data access reduction means that it offers more data for its customers than comparable plans at AT&T and Verizon for the same price or lower. It says that...

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Save 57% today on these slim OEM hard cases for BlackBerry Q10!

Save 57% today on these slim OEM hard cases for BlackBerry Q10!

Guard against scratches and bumps with this BlackBerry hard shell for the Q10. It provides reliable protection against every day wear and tear and compliments the unique design of your sleek, sophisticated device. Get yours in black or white today for only $14.95!

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Amazon offers up to 83% discount on Sony microSD, SD cards and USB drives

Amazon offers up to 83% discount on Sony microSD, SD cards and USB drives

Looking to stock up on some memory? You may want to check out Amazon's deal of the day, which includes heavy discounts on Sony's memory products. The retailer has microSD cards, SD cards, and USB drives discounted by as much as 83 percent. Here are the microSD cards that are on sale right now: Sony 16GB Class 10 Micro SDHC R40 Memory Card (SR16UYA/TQMN) - $7.99 - down from $24.99 Sony 32GB...

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This is the red BlackBerry Passport! [Updated]

This is the red BlackBerry Passport!

UPDATE - Despite this image being found on Amazon's servers, I've received word that it's not the final revision of the device and changes to it are expected. What changes exactly? I'm not sure. Even more red on the front/top being added, perhaps, as some people were hoping. Personally, I like the one above better but that's just me. So, a few days ago Amazon slipped up and listed the red and...

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BlackBerry earns a 2014 Green Award from Supply & Demand Chain Executive

One of the key changes BlackBerry has made this year comes by way of their supply chain and thanks to those changes, the company has scored themselves a 2014 Green Award from Supply & Demand Chain Executive. The awards highlight companies that are making sustainability a core part of the businesses and supply chain strategies. And they have the results to show for it. Almost 200...

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Kim Kardashian won't be getting a job at BlackBerry anytime soon

BlackBerry won't be hiring Kim Kardashian anytime soon

Despite having professed her love for BlackBerry's smartphones, self-proclaimed BlackBerry Bold-addict and reality television star Kim Kardashian won't be hired as a celebrity spokesperson for the brand. BlackBerry CEO John Chen said that it's strictly business and that he is not focusing on the consumer market at this time. In an interview at the APEC CEO Summit in Beijing, Chen said of his...

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BlackBerry joins the Missing Children Society of Canada's mission to find missing children

BBM has a long history of being used in the aid of public safety and a new partnership with the Toronto Police Service and the Missing Children Society of Canada highlights that once again. At an event held in Toronto today, the Toronto Police Service and the Missing Children Society of Canada announced BlackBerry/BBM as the latest addition to their search program, Milk Carton 2.0. By...

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BlackBerry CEO John Chen seeks growth in China, meets with Lenovo, Xiaomi and HTC

BlackBerry CEO John Chen has noted several times already that the next step in his plan for BlackBerry is to grow the company and one place where he sees opportunity, due to the demand for security, encryption and privacy is in China. Attending the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation CEO Summit in Beijing, John Chen sat down with Xiaomi's CEO Lei Jun, and Lenovo's head Yang Yuanqing along with...

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AT&T ditches plans for in-flight 4G LTE connectivity

AT&T ditches plans for in-flight 4G LTE connectivity

AT&T announced that it will be abandoning plans to bring in-flight wireless connectivity. The carrier will not be bringing its 4G LTE service to the skies as previously planned through an air-to-ground-based service for domestic flights, citing that in-flight connectivity is too risky of an investment. In a statement to Runway Girl Network, AT&T said: As AT&T explores...

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PillPad gets a 50% price drop for its two-year anniversary!

PillPad gets a 50% price drop for its two-year anniversary!

Today marks the 2-year anniversary of when PillPad, then known as CF PillPad HD, was first submitted to BlackBerry World. While BlackBerry 10 at that time was still yet unreleased, those with developer devices were able to access and use before the official launched in January 2013. Since its original incarnation on the BlackBerry PlayBook, the idea for PillPad was conceived by the developer...

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President Obama wants ISPs to be regulated under net neutrality principles

President Obama Net Neutrality

President Barack Obama has issued a new request to the Federal Communications Commission to reclassify broadband wired Internet service in the US as a public utility, like telephone or power companies are currently classified. This is just the latest attempt to regulate Internet service providers under net neutrality principles. President Obama believes that ISPs should not be allowed to...

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