Red BlackBerry Passport now available SIM free in the UK from Clove

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Just a quick heads up for you folk that have been waiting to order the red BlackBerry Passport over in the UK. Online retailer, Clove, now have the red variant available and in stock ready for you to order. This means that Clove now have all three versions of the Passport - Black, Red & White. And currently they still have a discount on the SIM free Passport - currently sitting at £525....

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Sprint

Following its preliminary publication, Sprint has today shared its final report for Q3 2014. The US carrier managed to bag just short of one million new connections, boasting "significant progress on building a consistent and reliable network". It's not all good news, however. As the recent Super Bowl ad teaser revealed, the company hopes you're watching. First, the good stuff. The report...

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Hit the slopes with Snowboard Party - free today from the Amazon Appstore

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Fancy getting some sweet snowboarding action on your BlackBerry 10 device for free? Today's your lucky day as Amazon are offering up Snowboard Party as their free app of the day and it's pretty awesome. I've fired this one up on my Z30 and the game play is wonderfully smooth which you'll be pleased to hear. One thing I like in particular with this one is that it features several different...

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Security gets tightened, plus more with the latest update to Hub Browser

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For you folk that like to use Hub Browser for BlackBerry 10 you'll want to be hitting up BlackBerry World today as an update should be waiting for you. This update is primarily focussed on security (with the inclusion of the new feature 'Timelock' and an application password) but also implemented are other features, based on user feedback. With BlackBerry 10 users being creatures of...

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Typo ordered to pay BlackBerry $860,000 for violating sales ban

The original Typo

Way back in March 2014, BlackBerry won an argument in court that saw the makers of the Typo keyboard barred from selling their wares, and Typo's ignoring of that order has resulted in a court-ordered penalty. For selling the suspiciously-familiar iPhone keyboard case when they were explicitly told not to, Typo's been ordered to pay BlackBerry damages to the tune of $860,000. Of course, Typo...

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Under Armour buying Endomondo and MyFitnessPal

Endomondo

Sports apparel company Under Armour has announced plans to acquire two fitness-themed apps, Endomondo and MyFitnessPal. The two deals, which is scheduled to close before the end of the first quarter of 2015, will cost Under Armour a total of $560 million, with $475 million to acquire MyFitnessPal, and another $85 million for Endomondo. Under Armour says that these deals will supplement and...

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The FCC plans to regulate the internet as a utility

It's official, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler wants to reclassify internet service providers as utility providers under the FCC's Title II authority. The move aims to preserve the principles of net neutrality in law, barring ISPs from blocking, throttling, or prioritizing traffic. Said FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler: "I am submitting to my colleagues the strongest open...

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Blue Line Magazine highlights BlackBerry's role in Law Enforcement

Blue Line Magazine highlights BlackBerry's role in Law Enforcement

Law Enforcement has a long history of making use of BlackBerry products and services around the world, so perhaps it's no surprise that in the latest issue of Blue Line Magazine when the topic of 'how the Internet age, cyberspace and virtual networks affect neighbourhood activity and community safety' comes up, there's also discussion of BlackBerry and how it helps community policing efforts...

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Verizon's cutting its data plans across the board up to $10/month

Verizon

Verizon Wireless will cut prices on most of its existing More Everything plans by up to $10 a month while also adding some new options starting on Thursday. The new plans will also allow some customers to add smartphones on Verizon Edge for $15 a month. Only the 500MB and 10GB data plans will remain the same price. Here are the new prices and the new options for Verizon's More Everything:...

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BlackBerry Blend and BBM Protected nominated for GSMA Global Mobile Awards

Each year, at Mobile World Congress the Global Mobile Awards are held and with this year's nominees now announced, we know BlackBerry has at least two offerings in the running. For Best Mobile Service or App for Consumers, BlackBerry Blend has been nominated and for Best Security/ Anti-Fraud Product or Solution, BBM Protected has received a nomination. On the QNX side, QNX-Powered System for...

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This durable spring clip holster for BlackBerry Z10 is 50% off today while supplies last

The Seidio Spring Clip Holster holds your BlackBerry Z10 securely in place, and then lifts for quick access. Both the felt liner and the face-in design protect your screen from scratches, too. The rear clip can be rotated in both vertical and horizontal positions for optimal comfort. Yours today for just $14.95

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Chef Randy Feltis shows off his creative use of the BlackBerry Passport

Have you ever wanted to make your own pop tarts? If so, Chef Randy Feltis, has a pretty awesome recipe for them called DIY Elvis pop tarts. They consist of peanut butter, bananas and bacon all in one and they look amazing. But what's even more amazing is his process of making them, which he shared with Cityline. You see, this Chef is also a BlackBerry Passport owner, which he calls the world's...

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Who has won a free BlackBerry Classic? Find out now!

Who has won a free BlackBerry Classic? Find out now!

In our most recent contest for a free BlackBerry Classic, we asked you to send out tweets letting the world know why you love this device and why you'd like to own one of your own. There was a huge turnout, with thousands of tweets being sent over the course of the giveaway. It seemed like a pretty close race between the features that people were most interested in. Tweet after tweet saw...

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Bell BlackBerry Classic owners now receiving OS 10.3.1.2072 update

Bell BlackBerry Classic owners now receiving OS 10.3.1.2072 update

First it was Rogers, then it was TELUS and now Bell has finally started rolling out the OS 10.3.1.2072 update for the BlackBerry Classic. I know, I know. It's not the update you were hoping for and yes, I know there's still nothing on your [insert every other device that is not a BlackBerry Classic] but for BlackBerry Classic owners, this is something to be alerted of. If you have a BlackBerry...

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BlackBerry's BBM Shop hit 1 billion user views in January

BlackBerry's BBM Shop hit 1 billion user views in January

So you don't care for BBM Stickers? Well, you just might be in the minority if so. BlackBerry has now announced the BBM Shop has hit 1 billion user views in January and 72% of customers with access to the BBM Shop interact with virtual goods each month. According to Matthew Talbot, Senior Vice President Emerging Solutions at BlackBerry, virtual goods have generated more than 3 billion total...

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BlackBerry highlights how security is embedded in their hardware

BlackBerry Security Begins At The Endpoints

Throughout the history of BlackBerry, they've always pushed the fact that security in their devices isn't just an afterthought, it's not just 'bolted on' after and that it's built right in the core of all their hardware. If you've ever wondered what exactly that means, Alex Manea, Manager of Security Services at BlackBerry over at the Inside BlackBerry Biz Blog has laid it out in a way that's...

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BlackBerry Classic now officially available in South Africa

BlackBerry Classic now officially available in South Africa

To go along with the great South African BBM recruitment contest, BlackBerry has now announced the official release of the BlackBerry Classic there as well. While the press release lacks mention of carriers right now, Orange SA has the device listed online and in-stock for R5,445 with free shipping. South Africa is just one many new regions to now have rolled out the device including Australia...

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BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - Feb

BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - Feb

Did you miss out on the BerryFlow Upstream live Sunday because of the Super Bowl? If so, you can now watch the replay or download the audio. Among topics discussed, we touched on the latest BlackBerry 10 BBM update, the BlackBerry Enterprise Products and Services Webcast, our case or caseless poll, why people are choosing the BlackBerry Passport as well, we took a closer look at QNX Medical:...

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FCC set to propose strong net neutrality rules this week

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A new report says that the Federal Communications Commission could propose a set of regulations Thursday that would support net neutrality for both fixed and mobile broadband service providers. The proposal is likely to be similar to the ones that President Barack Obama announced in November 2014. The Wall Street Journal reports that FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler will state that broadband...

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