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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Fan renders offer another take on the BlackBerry Vienna

Fan renders offer another take on the BlackBerry Vienna

Although it's seemingly still early days for the BlackBerry Vienna, there are already plenty of people excited about the still unofficial device. Shortly after we posted up the first pics of the Vienna, we opened up the forums as well and they've been busy with people looking for more info, discussing possible specs and more. Like many other devices in the past that have appeared before an...

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John Chen talks Priv's role in BlackBerry's future success in new interview

John Chen talks Priv's role in BlackBerry's future success in new interview

In a new interview with CNBC, BlackBerry CEO John Chen commented a bit on the Priv, how BlackBerry is doing, and the Priv's temporary exclusivity with AT&T in the US. Kicking things off, Chen says that, while BlackBerry currently has some high fixed costs to contend with, it is currently doing reasonably well and he sees the company returning to profitability in 2016. To get the ball...

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MediaFire releases official BlackBerry 10 cloud storage and backup app

While most folks are aware of the native Dropbox, Box and OneDrive clients for BlackBerry 10, MediaFire have now released their own official BlackBerry 10 app as well that allows you to connect to MediaFire with ease. The native app is similar to the paid FireBall ball app that was previously available on BlackBerry World but has now seemingly been removed and replaced by this free solution...

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BlackBerry hosting a developer and enterprise webcast on the Priv on November 17

BlackBerry will be hosting a webcast aimed at developers and those who work for enterprise companies detailing what enterprises and developers need to know about the Priv by BlackBerry. The webcast aims to cover how developers can make their apps utilize the capacitive physical keyboard, as well as help companies understand Android for Work and BES12 integration. If you're interested in...

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Using Box on your BlackBerry Priv and can't sign in? Box is working on a fix

Have you picked up a new BlackBerry Priv but can't get Box to log in? You're not alone. As many folks have reported in the CrackBerry Forums and on the Box support forums, logging into Box while using a Priv produces an error message and will not allow you to fully access your files. Sure, it's a bit of a bummer but here's the good news. Box is already aware of the issue and is working on a...

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1000 free copies of WhereIs for BlackBerry 10 available for download

1000 free copies of WhereIs for BlackBerry 10 available for download

This is an app we've reviewed before and comes from one of my favorite developers. WhereIs...? is an app that allows you to discover places around you. On holiday and want to find a place to eat? Use WhereIs...? to search for places. You can even narrow it down to a certain type of cuisine. It doesn't just let you search for food places; you can search for attractions, nightlife spots and more...

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BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - Vienna

BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - Vienna

Did you miss out on checking out Upstream live? Me too. Unfortunately, I was stuck on a plane last night and couldn't take part in Upstream but James, Alex and Darius still covered all the latest blackBerry news for everyone as per usual. A wide array of topics this week including not only Priv news but also Vienna discussion, BlackBerry's recent SecuSUITE and Enterprise platform improvements...

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Looking for a totally useless but fun app for your brand new Priv? Then you need to pick up Slider Sound from the Google Play Store. Slider Sound is a Priv specific app that allows you to play sounds when you slide your BlackBerry Priv keyboard open or closed. You can use the included sounds, which are pretty cliche (Gong, Whip Crack & Fart) or simply pick from any of your personal MP3...

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Get started with Sonos with this Play:1 two-room kit for $349 at Amazon

Grab a Sonos Play:1 2-room starter set for $349

Sonos has brought back its 2-room Starter Kit, which saves you $50 on the purchase of two Play:1 speakers. The kit, which is priced at $349, is perfect for anyone. Whether you are looking to get started with Sonos in your home, or are looking to add a few more speakers to an existing set-up, you can save some money on doing so. You can grab the Play:1 in either white or black, depending on...

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BlackBerry named one of Thomson Reuters Top 100 Global Innovators

BlackBerry named one of Thomson Reuters Top 100 Global Innovators

Thomson Reuters has placed BlackBerry on its list of 2015 Top Global Innovators. The list awards companies for economic growth and success, with the companies on this list seen by Reuters as innovators in various fields. From BlackBerry: According to the report, The 2015 Top Global Innovators: Generated more than 429 trillion (in local currency) in revenue, and Invested more than...

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Save up to 60% on select PNY memory cards and power banks at Amazon

PNY microSD card

Amazon is currently hosting a deal that saves you up to 60% on select PNY products. Included in this deal is incredible savings on microSD cards, USB flash drives, full sized SD cards, and even portable power banks to keep you charged on the go. Here are some of the deals: microSD cards: 32GB Turbo Performance PNY microSD - $9.99 64GB Turbo Performance PNY microSD - $18.99 128GB Turbo...

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BlackBerry is 'on a comeback' according to T-Mobile CEO John Legere

T-Mobile CEO says BlackBerry is 'on a comeback'

In a recent interview with CNET, T-Mobile CEO John Legere stated that he believes that BlackBerry is 'on a comeback' when asked his thoughts on the company. The spat between BlackBerry and T-Mobile was resolved when the John Chen and Legere made up, and T-Mobile began to sell the BlackBerry Classic to its customers. While T-Mobile has not yet announced that it would offer the recently-released...

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BlackBerry Priv now available at Carphone Warehouse

The BlackBerry Priv is now officially available from Carphone Warehouse, and you can pick one up for £559 SIM free. For those looking to pick one up on contract, Vodafone is offering the Priv with 6GB of data each month for £59 upfront and £39 a month, which is only £12 a month more than just the cost of a SIM only plan with the same data allowance. The BlackBerry Priv features a 5.4-inch dual...

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Amazon Prime

Amazon has a pretty sweet deal for the UK this week. Starting yesterday, the online retailer is selling Prime membership for just £59, a full savings of £20. This membership not only offers free next-day delivery on select items, but also access to a variety of additional services. If you're still on the hunt for presents and gifts for this holiday season, you may want to check out this deal...

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Mobile Nations Weekly: iPad Pro on the scene

Mobile Nations Weekly: iPad Pro on the scene

Really big news this week: the iPad Pro is here and, well, it's really big. We're hitting that point in the year where we're running up against the holidays, which means manufacturers are running out of time to get their latest wares out. So we're looking at the last launches of the season: the Apple iPad Pro this week and the Microsoft Lumia 950 next week. Oh, and TAG Heuer launched a new...

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Skype offering free calls to France following violence in Paris

Skype offering free calls to France following violence in Paris

In addition to cellular carriers waiving fees for international calls, Skype has announced that it will be making calls to landlines and mobile phones in France free for a few days. This move follows attacks that took place in Paris on Friday night. From Skype: In light of the devastating events that have taken place in Paris, we want to help people stay in touch with friends, family and...

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Sprint, Verizon offer free calls to France following attacks in Paris

Sprint, Verizon offer free calls to France following attacks in Paris

Following Friday's attacks in Paris, both Sprint and Verizon are helping customers stay in touch with friends and family in France, in many cases waiving their fees for SMS and international calls placed to France. Sprint is waiving its international long distance, roaming, and SMS charges until a later date, at this time still undetermined. This waiver applies to all Sprint, Boost, and...

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