Cloudee arrives on BlackBerry 10, offers quick file and screenshot sharing

Although it's a bit of a niche app, CloudApp is great for sharing files and screenshots on your computer but if you're looking for something that integrates with your BlackBerry 10 device there is now a solution. Cloudee for BlackBerry 10 has been released by Kisai Labs and and offers a native experience for CloudApp. Although it won't replace Box or Dropbox for you, it does have plenty of uses...

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Another Android beauty - Mad Skills Motocross 2 on BlackBerry 10

Mad Skills Motocross 2

Time for some racing action with Mad Skills Motocross 2. This is another great game that you won't find in BlackBerry World as it's an Android one but you can grab it from Snap (instructions at the base of the page) as long as you are running BlackBerry OS 10.2.1.  As you will see from the video, I used my Z30 to initially play the game. The good news is that I've subsequently also loaded it...

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2014 Formula 1 Preview

2014 Formula 1 Preview

The 2014 Formula 1 season kicks off this weekend with the Rolex Australian Grand Prix, marking the return of Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rossberg in the BlackBerry-sponsored Mercedes AMG Petronas car. This year looks to be a good one and is packed with plenty of changes that should make it an interesting one as well. Some drivers have moved around and some have moved on. There are a handful of rule...

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BlackBerry OS 10.2.1 rolling out to T-Mobile users starting today

BlackBerry OS 10.2.1 rolling out to T-Mobile users starting today

Next up in line for 10.2.1 is T-Mobile, one that we've been expecting for a few weeks now. According to our good pal Michael Clewley, T-Mobile will begin rolling out OS 10.2.1 today around 2pm ET. That means that if you're on Tmo you should see the update at some point before the day is out — we hope. Hey TMO-US users, 10.2.1 coming your way today. Should start around 2pm Eastern. — Michael...

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Keep your BlackBerry Z10 charged up while mobile with the ProClip Custom Charging Mount

Since I work from home I don’t have to drive around for long distances, but for my short drives it’s always nice to have some accessories for my BlackBerry device. One such accessory would be a car mount. I got hold of a ProClip Custom Charging Mount for the BlackBerry Z10 and gave it a whirl. How did it fair? Follow on through for my full review. The ProClip Custom Charging Suction Mount...

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Puralax - a simple game to get you puzzled

Puralax - a simple game to get you puzzled

I love puzzle games. Most of my downloaded games are puzzle games. I’ve loved these type of games since I was little. The latest puzzle game to join my collection is Puralax. The task is simple, just make every block the same color. It sounds simple and yet you'd be surprised but that's puzzle games for you. I'm loving it and it currently has me hooked. During game play you are presented with...

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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 save 40% off the list price! Feather is made of an ultra light, ultra strong polymer for light as a feather, form-fitting durable protection without the added bulk. The case features a soft touch matte finish and is easy to slim in and out of your pocket. List Price: $24.99   Today Only: $14.95 Learn More and Buy...

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From the forums: The BlackBerry Docklet concept - A good or bad idea?

Docklet

Yep, it's concept time again, but this time with a twist. Forum member D_Gui has again been busy, although as you can see this one isn't a BlackBerry 10 smartphone. With this one we're back in tablet land so to speak. The idea with the Docklet concept is that the tablet itself doesn't have BlackBerry 10 software built in, but instead mimics your BlackBerry when you dock it.  Whether we will...

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Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light arrives on BlackBerry 10

Lara Croft

If you can cast your minds back to early 2012 you may remember we reviewed Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light for the BlackBerry PlayBook. Step forward to the current day and the same game has now made it's way to BlackBerry 10 smartphones - sweet.  The word on the street is that if you purchased the PlayBook version you won't need to pay out again for the BB10 edition which is priced at $1...

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Headless support and other goodies arrive on BeBuzz 10 Pro

Headless support and other goodies arrive on BeBuzz 10 Pro

The moment plenty of people have been waiting for has arrived -- BeBuzz 10 has finally gone headless. One of the more popular LED notifications, BeBuzz 10 was an app many had been wanting to go headless. BeBuzz was my favourite LED notifications app on legacy devices so perhaps I'll check it out again. I did try out BeBuzz 10 upon its initial release on BlackBerry 10 but like many other apps...

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Virgin Media BlackBerry Q5

If you're in the UK and are thinking of picking up a BlackBerry Q5 you may want to add Virgin Media into your list of possible choices. If you're an existing Virgin Media customer for TV, broadband or home phone you'll get all the tariffs at a much lower rate than non-customers.  Virgin currently have four standard tariffs and if you're happy signing up to a 24 month contract they offer...

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How to reorder accounts in the Hub on OS 10.2.1

How to reorder accounts in the Hub on OS 10.2.1

The Hub is the most important component of BlackBerry 10 as it is the central place for managing all of your accounts and communication needs. One of the ways in which it accomplishes this is organizing your accounts, albeit in a certain order in the Hub sidebar and Compact Sidebar, so you can simply swipe and access each of them or for when you just want a peek at your notifications.  As of...

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Opera Mini 8 for BlackBerry OS devices now available

Opera Mini 8 for BlackBerry OS devices now available

If you're still making use of a BlackBerry OS device and haven't upgraded to BlackBerry 10, Opera still has much love for you. Opera Mini 8 has now been released for BlackBerry OS smartphones and it brings plenty of new features to what is still one of the best browsers for BlackBerry OS. On top of a new look and feel to the app, you'll also find the following. Private browsing - Select...

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Expand your vocabulary with Word of the Day Plus

Expand your vocabulary with Word of the Day Plus

When it comes to references applications who out there doesn't want to expand their knowledge? There is nothing wrong with wanting to improve your vocabulary by learning a new word each day right from your phone. Word of the Day Plus is a simple yet painless way of learning new words and their pronunciation and accomplishes this with a fresh new look. What makes this stand out is the easy to...

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How do you use your BlackBerry 10 homescreen?

How do you use your BlackBerry 10 homescreen?

One of the topics that came up on our last podcast was around icons, folders and homescreen placement. Kevin is firm that we should be able to bottom align icons within folders — and it totally makes sense — but for some, they may like things the way they are. I'll admit that I never thought of having them bottom-aligned until he brought it up, and it's never really bothered me too much. I do...

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What are your top FIVE things you'd like to see improved on BlackBerry 10?

What are your top FIVE things you'd like to see improved on BlackBerry 10?

With new CEO John Chen at the helm of BlackBerry, it's clear that the company is closely paying attention to the feedback of their customer base. Beyond the leadership team stating this is as a fact, the announcement of the trackpad-wielding BlackBerry Q20 is clear evidence that the company is willing to make changes based on customer feedback. Following Mobile World Congress late last month,...

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Try before you buy - Globs and Gloops for BlackBerry 10 gets a free version

Globs and Gloops

You may recall we did a video review of Globs and Gloops for BlackBerry 10 a short while back. If you liked the look of the game but were not willing to part with a buck for it we bring you good news. There is now a free version in BlackBerry World, so you can try before you buy - win.  I would imagine that the free edition will only allow you to play a certain number of levels before...

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Deal of the Day: Seidio SURFACE Case for BlackBerry Z10

Deal of the Day: Seidio SURFACE Case for BlackBerry Z10

For today only, purchase the Seidio SURFACE Case for BlackBerry Z10 and save over 50% off the list price! Crafted from a hard yet flexible material, the SURFACE Case provides an amazingly thin layer of protection without adding any excessive bulk. This case consists of interlocking top and bottom pieces that fit your BlackBerry Z10 snugly, and a soft touch finish provides a great feel and...

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BaSA for BlackBerry 10 gets updated with copious amounts of clever additions

BASA

We first took a look at BaSA (Battery and System Analyzer) on video back in early 2014 when it was first released. Since then it has already had an update - including headless support (as long as you're running OS 10.2.1) - and now we see yet another, this time with a ton of new implementations.  Although we have the Device Monitor built into BlackBerry 10, BaSA shows a whole lot more...

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Whatsapp

Being BlackBerry users I think it's safe to say that many of us have ditched using WhatsApp since BBM went cross platform. If you are still a user you'll want to hit up BlackBerry World where you'll find version 2.11.414.2.  As you'll see below there's a few changes but most impressive is the ability to switch to a dark theme - something that is perfect for us BlackBerry 10 users. You'll need...

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