Priv Marshmallow

BlackBerry is now pushing out its first Marshmallow beta update for the Priv to those who signed up to help test it. T-Mobile customers who signed up for the beta will begin receiving their invites to download the update in 24 hours, according to Nathan Webster who is the manager of BlackBerry's beta program. @BlackBerry #PRIVMarshmallowBeta check for an update as we have set you up with...

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Get more hours of matching fun with Breakfast Saga 2

Breakfast Saga 2

It's déjà vu all over again with Marco Gallo's latest match-3 puzzler. If you enjoyed the fast-paced fun of Breakfast Saga and having to match three or more kinds of breakfast treats, no doubt you will enjoy the sequel, Breakfast Saga 2. The delicious sage continues with more modes, new gems, new gameplay, and you guessed it, even sweeter treats to match. As with the original, your goal in...

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Verizon

Verizon has announced its Q1 2016 earnings with $32.2 billion in total operating revenue coming in, of which $22 billion came from the wireless end of the business. The carrier was also able to add 640,000 postpaid net additions, which is a low-volume quarter for them. Customer retention remained solid at Verizon, with its retail postpaid churn as low as 0.96%, a huge improvement year over year...

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Priv - Official Smartphone of the Toronto Raptors

Priv - Official Smartphone of the Toronto Raptors

BlackBerry and Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment have a longstanding marketing relationship and as part of that relationship, the BlackBerry Priv is the official smartphone of the Toronto Raptors. Fans attending events at the Air Canada Centre get to see plenty of BlackBerry marketing but BlackBerry and the Raptors have now dropped some new videos on their YouTube channels. There's both a...

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Mpow Wolverines

Mpow is currently offering its newest Bluetooth sports headphones for just $15 at Amazon with coupon code DM5PUY7O. Designed to be lightweight and long-lasting, these new headphones are great for your sporting adventures and more. They have 8 hours of battery per charge and offer noise cancellation to keep the outside sounds out and help you focus. Whether you need to replace an existing pair...

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Ecnryption

Four big tech coalitions have teamed up to write an open letter to two senators in opposition to a bill that would require smartphone manufacturers to decrypt data for law enforcement on demand. Apple, Google, and Facebook are amongst the companies that these coalitions represent, and the letter expresses their "deep concerns" surrounding the proposed bill. The letter is addressed to Senators...

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BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - Skeleton Key

BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - Skeleton Key

Did you miss BerryFlow Upstream live last night? If so, you can now sit back and watch the video or download the audio and enjoy! On tap for discussion this week, the Priv has arrived in Mexico, Servomex selects QNX to power its next generation of safety-critical gas analyzers, BlackBerry launches Enterprise Technical Expert video series on YouTube and we dig through the hoopla surrounding the...

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Snag an unlocked AT&T BlackBerry Priv for just $450

Snag an unlocked AT&T BlackBerry Priv for just $450

If you've been on the lookout for a good deal on the BlackBerry Priv, DailySteals is currently offering the handset for just $450. For those keeping score, that's a $200 drop from the Priv's current price of $650 elsewhere. DailySteals says that the model on offer is AT&T-branded. However, it is unlocked, so it should work with other GSM carriers like T-Mobile. If you're interested, you...

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BlackBerry logo

Following the recent news that BlackBerry's global decryption key was in the hands of the Canadian Police since 2010, current CEO John Chen has taken to the BlackBerry Blog to clear the air. BlackBerry feels as though "tech companies as good corporate citizens should comply with reasonable lawful access requests," a position they have made clear in the past. The case that surfaced was an old...

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Amazon rolls out monthly subscriptions for Prime and Prime Video

Amazon rolls out monthly subscriptions for Prime and Prime Video

Amazon is now offering monthly subscription plans for its Prime service, which is available for $10.99 a month. The retailer is also targeting Netflix by making Prime Video available as a standalone service for $8.99 a month. A yearly subscription of Prime costs $99, which includes full access to Prime Video. Opting for the monthly route will set you back $131.88 over the course of a year, or...

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Mobile Nations Weekly: The power of 10

Mobile Nations Weekly: The power of 10

All the tens in all the places. The subject of many leaks and speculation is here — no, not the iPhone 7 — it's the HTC 10!. But it's going up against some strong competition in the Galaxy S7 and the LG G5. The Apple front was rather quiet, with ongoing speculation about an update and renaming of Mac OS X and the much-anticipated iPhone 7 — though neither will be here exactly soon. Microsoft...

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Help design the next CrackBerry t-shirt!

Help design the next CrackBerry t-shirt!

Not long ago, we launched a campaign on Teespring offering up some unique BlackBerry Priv shirts. It was so much fun and an awesome success! We loved being able to offer our readers a fun way to show they're part of the BlackBerry fan community, so we decided to keep going. The next step? We're launching an exciting new contest here at CrackBerry for all of you creative folks out there! The...

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Best over-ear headphones: As chosen by Mobile Nations editors

Best over-ear headphones: As chosen by Mobile Nations editors

In-ear headphones are good, but sometimes you just need something more substantial On and over-ear headphones aren't the most convenient things in the world, and as such many will turn to in-ear options for things like the daily commute or hitting the gym. But if you want that all-encompassing experience and the best sound quality possible, you're likely going to want a good set of cans. To...

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Sprint rolls out LTE Plus in New York City to bring you supercharged speeds

Sprint

Sprint has rolled out LTE Plus in New York City. The newly added location joins 190 other markets across the U.S. who already enjoy the network's improved LTE speeds. The company has revealed that speed and capacity of more than 900 cell sites across the New York metropolitan area have been doubled. As well as expanding its network, Sprint notes the company has invested in fine-tuning its...

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BlackBerry launches Enterprise Technical Expert video series on YouTube

While BlackBerry has in recent months, held many webinars to cover a lot of their Enterprise offerings, those looking for more information on key products and features from BlackBerry now have a new resource to turn to as BlackBerry has launched a BlackBerry Enterprise Technical Expert Series on YouTube. IT leaders hungry for expert insight on enterprise mobility solutions have a new...

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Get networking functions from the palm of your hand with Network Tools

Get networking functions from the palm of your hand with Network Tools

Are you looking for a professional networking app? Look no further than Network Tools. Whether you're a professional network administrator or system programmer, or even a individual consumer, Network Tools can offer you something. You can perform a 'Whois' search on domains, perform a DNS query and more. Each function of the app has been designed to work and complement one another and with the...

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BlackBerry Priv begins sales in Mexico on Amazon

BlackBerry Priv begins sales in Mexico on Amazon

The reach of the BlackBerry Priv smartphone continues to expand. The latest country to offer sales of the Android-based phone is Mexico. BlackBerry stated that the Priv is now available on Mexico's Amazon site. The listing for the phone shows the price for the unlocked version is $15,863.95 Pesos, or about $913. BlackBerry says that Mexico's residents can use a 12-month payment plan to buy...

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BlackBerry's global decryption key was obtained by Canadian Police in 2010

BlackBerry's global decryption key was obtained by Canadian Police in 2010

It appears as though BlackBerry's global decryption key was previously obtained by the Canadian Police. According to a report, the police have had the key to BlackBerry devices since 2010, but neither the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) nor BlackBerry will confirm the details of how it was handed over. From Vice's report: According to technical reports by the Royal Canadian Mounted...

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Power Tools for Android updated with Speak SMS, Email Filters, and Good Morning capabilities

Not too long ago, BlackBerry 10 developer Toysoft Development ported over his popular Power Tools app to the Google Play Store. This Swiss Army knife of apps provides an extensive list of features to enhance your efficiency on a daily basis. The latest version is now available for you to download in Google Play and comes with several new options, enhancements, and bug fixes. New features in...

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