Sign up now for an extra gig of data from Verizon for two months

Verizon is offering an extra gig of data for two months

Verizon is running a new promotion that scores you an extra gig of data on your current plan for this billing cycle and the next one, and all you have to do is click a link. That's right, all you have to do is sign into your account through Verizon's promotional page, and you get the extra gig of data added to your account for this and next billing cycle. This is just part of Verizon's '...

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The UE BOOM is on sale for just $99 at Best Buy

Save big on the UE BOOM at Best Buy

Best Buy has slashed the price of the UE BOOM Bluetooth speaker in half, making it only $99 right now. This Bluetooth speaker combines great sound, portability and durability all in one great looking package. Being water-resistant, you can use the UE BOOM by the pool, in the rain or anywhere you may want to without worrying about it getting ruined. Pairing two of these speakers together...

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iGrann squashes a few bugs and expands emoji support in latest update

iGrann

If your Instagram app of choice is iGrann or iGrann Pro, you're going to want to fire up BlackBerry World. The latest update available right now has quite a few fixes for some notable issues with notifications in the Hub as well as Instagram login. If that's not enough for you, there's also added emoji support so that they can be used across all input fields. Fix for Hub, News and...

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Tips and tricks to extend your BlackBerry Priv battery life!

PRIV battery

Though the BlackBerry Priv comes loaded with a 3410 mAh battery rated for up to 22.5 hours of mixed usage and should get most folks through their day with ease, there is certainly going to be times where it's simply not going to be enough for any number of reasons. Luckily, the options for extending battery life on the BlackBerry Priv are pretty extensive through the OS, and when coupled with...

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Box sign in bug affecting Priv owners has now been fixed

Box sign in bug affecting Priv owners has now been fixed

As we mentioned a few days ago, new BlackBerry Priv owners looking to sign into their Box account were met with a few errors within the app. Luckily, Box was already aware of the issue and were working on a solution for the bug and now have put that bug fix in place. Priv owners can, once again, download the app from the Google Play Store and sign into Box as per normal. If you already have...

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Pacuwi is offering big savings at Amazon

Accessory maker Pacuwi is offering some big savings on its Bluetooth headphones and portable speaker, dropping the prices down to just $14 and $19 respectively. To get the full savings on the headphones, you'll need to use the coupon code ZS5MDZYR, and for the speaker 3REW5WIC. The headphones are a standard set of sport-style Bluetooth headphones, but they also feature noise cancellation, which...

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BlackBerry Priv gets scratched, burnt, and bent in durability test!

BlackBerry Priv gets scratched, burnt, and bent in durability test!

Been wondering just how durable the BlackBerry Priv is? Me too. But there's no damn way I'm putting my Priv through any torture tests to find out. Luckily, I don't have to though as YouTuber JerryRigEverything has taken one for the team and ran one through the gamut of tests including scratching it, burning it and of course, the ever so popular now bend test. The video is downright cringe-...

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Skype for Android update lets you save video messages and share photos directly to groups

A new update for Skype is currently rolling out. Noted as version 6.11, this release brings the ability to save video messages, share photos directly from your photo gallery to group conversations, and more. Save video messages – When you record or receive a memorable video message that you want to keep, just tap on it to save it to your phone's photo gallery. Manage conversations – Long tap...

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How to customize BlackBerry Priv keyboard shortcuts

How to customize BlackBerry Priv keyboard shortcuts

Keyboard shortcuts have long been a part of the BlackBerry experience and with the Priv, and ultimately BlackBerry's move to Android, they were sure to bring that experience and ease of use along. In fact, some might argue that the keyboard shortcut experience on the Priv is better than any previous BlackBerry device due to the fact the options are so plentiful and extremely customizable. On...

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Amazon announces pre-Black Friday sale with Kindles, consoles and more

Fire TV

Amazon understands that not everyone is able to hold out until Black Friday to start spending their hard-earned cash on a bunch of heavily discounted products. The online retailer has announced a number of deals that will run throughout the week in the lead up to Black Friday. Starting on November 20, you'll be able to save big on a select number of items as the offers are made available....

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Sprint announces faster LTE Plus network, launching today in 77 markets

Sprint announces faster LTE Plus network, launching today in 77 markets

Sprint has announced the rollout of its LTE Plus network, available now in 77 of the carrier's markets. Built using LTE Advanced technologies like carrier aggregation and beamforming, Sprint's LTE Plus is meant to deliver faster speeds and more consistent service. Sprint LTE Plus is built off of two key technologies, carrier aggregation and beamforming. Carrier aggregation allows Sprint to...

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Sprint's latest promotion will save you 50 percent on your existing Verizon, T-Mobile or AT&T bill when you switch

Sprint is back at it again with a new offer to try and entice customers to switch to its network, and this time the carrier is claiming customers who switch can save 50 percent on their bills. If you are an AT&T, Verizon or T-Mobile customer, Sprint is saying that you can save big when switching, though this is only good on most plans, not all. The new promotion is a way of celebrating...

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BlackBerry giving away 40 Privs to Good Morning America fans

BlackBerry helps Good Morning America celebrate 40th Anniversary by giving away 40 Privs

ABC's Good Morning America is celebrating its 40th year on the air and to help out with the celebrations, BlackBerry is giving away 40 brand new Privs to Good Morning America fans on Wednesday morning in front of their live audience at its Times Square studio at Broadway and 44th Street in New York City. The giveaway will be part of their "40 for 40" program where Good Morning America will...

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How to use Advanced Interactions on the BlackBerry Priv

How to use Advanced Interactions on the BlackBerry Priv

Although the Priv is, for the most part, a stock Android experience, BlackBerry did bring some of their own special functions over to the device in various ways. One set of features in particular that was brought over from BlackBerry 10 is the Advanced Interactions. Using Advanced Interactions, Priv owners do such things as flip their device over to mute incoming calls, save battery life by...

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Slack push notifications now work on the BlackBerry Priv

Slack push notifications now work on the BlackBerry Priv

Aside from Box not being able to log in for Priv owners, Slack also had a known bug with the Priv wherein push notifications were not working with the device for whatever reason. I say had because Slack was made aware of the issue early on and noted they were indeed working on a fix. Now, they have updated their Android app to include that fix as well as a few others for the app in general....

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John Chen named as one of Canada's top 50 most powerful business people

John Chen

Current BlackBerry CEO John Chen has been named as one of the most powerful business people in Canada. Chen came in at number 27 on the list of the top 50 business folks in Canada, according to the Canadian Business website. The site says of Chen: The smartphone company is not the titan it once was, but it serves as an emblem of how groundbreaking Canadian firms can be. John Chen is...

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Here is our BlackBerry Priv winner, and a second chance to enter!

BlackBerry Priv

The BlackBerry Priv has been much talked about the last few weeks, with positive reviews going up all over the tech sphere. Pre-orders are shipping out and for the most part it seems that people are quite happy with the new device and OS. A couple of weeks ago we posted a giveaway for a free BlackBerry Priv, and it's time to not only see who has won, but also to announce our next giveaway. Keep...

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How to use emoji on the BlackBerry Priv

How to use emoji on the BlackBerry Priv

When it comes to using emoji on the BlackBerry Priv, you do, of course, have access to all the regular ones you would expect from BlackBerry 10 but you also have all the built-in ones that Android offers as well, without the need to download any additional apps or copy and paste them from somewhere else. How you access them though on the Priv is perhaps not as obvious as it should be as...

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Kmashi's 15000mAh power bank is just $12.50 at Amazon

Save big on Kmashi's 15000mAh battery pack

Kmashi's 15000mAh power bank is on sale at Amazon with the coupon code DNWS3612, dropping the price to just $12.50 from its usual $60. If you are looking for a portable battery to keep in your purse, backpack, in the car or just to have around, you'll want to check this one out. The 15000mAh battery inside should be enough to charge most phones anywhere from 4 to 6 times, and tablets 3 to 5...

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