In-flight phone calls likely won't happen with proposed new U.S. rules

In-flight phone calls likely won't happen with proposed new U.S. rules

The United States Department of Transportation is getting closer to establishing formal rules on whether or not to allow in-flight communications, including receiving and placing phone calls while on a plane. Likely, according to reports, that decision would be no, meaning that passengers would continue to be barred from placing or receiving phone calls while they are in transit. "The...

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BlackBerry Passport passes through the FCC

BlackBerry Passport passes through the FCC

If you're waiting for the BlackBerry Passport to arrive, you can take a small bit of satisfaction in knowing the latest BlackBerry 10 device from BlackBerry is now one step closer to release. It looks as though the BlackBerry Passport has arrived and passed through the FCC. Although the internal and external photos are still under the confidentiality agreement, the label is a dead ringer for...

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Boss Alert! Last chance to save 20% on BlackBerry accessories!

Boss Alert! Last chance to save 20% on BlackBerry accessories!

Listen up, everyone. The boss is returning tomorrow, which means this is your last opportunity to make a sweep through ShopCrackBerry and save 20% on everything there, including cases for your BlackBerry Z10, that spacious 64GB MicroSD Card you've been wanting or even a couple extra USB cables and chargers to keep around the house. The Boss is Away Sale officially ends midnight tonight, so get...

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Deal of the Day: BlackBerry Micro-USB 1.8A Charger

Deal of the Day: BlackBerry Micro-USB 1.8A Charger

This BlackBerry Charger is made for maximum portability. Use it at home, take it with you to the office, to the airport or anywhere life takes you! You'll be able to keep your mobile device charged and ready wherever you go. Its compact, folding-blade design makes it easy to store in your bag, too. Today you can grab one (or two) and save 58% off the regular list price!

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Get some free shoot 'em up action with JoyJoy on BlackBerry 10

JoyJoy

If you have the Amazon Appstore installed on your BlackBerry 10 handset you'll know that they give away a paid app for free each day. Today they have a game up for grabs called JoyJoy and I thought it was worth checking out. And I'm sure glad I did as it's a right bobby dazzler! JoyJoy is a space shoot 'em up style game with a bunch of different levels and challenges as well as a ton of...

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BlackBerry Blend Beta appears once again, this time on a Passport

BlackBerry Blend Beta appears once again, this time on a Passport

By now, most folks have heard of BlackBerry Blend. It has leaked out in so many ways now, I lost track. It's in BlackBerry OS builds, presented itself in Power Point presentations, it's even preloaded in the new BlackBerry 10.3 out of box set-up files and the icon is present on official images of the BlackBerry Passport and BlackBerry Classic and still, BlackBerry refuses to confirm its...

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From the Editor's Desk: BlackBerry in the media

From the Editor's Desk: BlackBerry in the media

It's Sunday and time for another From the Editor's Desk. This weekend, for me personally, has been a rather slow one as it's Natal Day weekend in the Canadian provinces of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. My time was spent with my son watching movies, checking out fireworks, and really just taking some time to relax and get ready for the week ahead. So, rather than going on some long...

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Warning - Tutti Bugs for BlackBerry 10 can be addictive!

Tutti Bugs

It's not everyday we see a truly awesome native game arrive in BlackBerry World, but Tutti Bugs falls into that category if you ask me. Free to download for BlackBerry 10, it's a sure fire way of keeping you entertained, whether for just a few minutes, or if you have some serious gaming time on your hands. In a way, it has a slightly similar concept to Angry Birds in the fact that you use a...

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Deal of the Day: 67% off Mobi S-Line Case for BlackBerry Z10

Deal of the Day: 67% off Mobi S-Line Case for BlackBerry Z10

The Mobi Products S-Line Case is a slim, form-fitting TPU case that wraps around your BlackBerry Z10 to protect against drops and scratches while providing a better grip. It also sports a unique "S" design on the back, giving your device a personalized look. Available for just $4.95 today, this case comes in purple, pink, teal, green and white.

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7digital Music Store for BlackBerry 10 updated with bug fixes

7digital Music Store for BlackBerry 10 updated with bug fixes

If you decided to transition your music from BlackBerry World to the 7digital Music Store app on BlackBerry 10, you'll want to make sure you have the latest version installed. A new update to the 7digital Music Store has now arrived in BlackBerry World and although the change log is small, there's some important changes within it such as improvements for saving your music to your SD Card. Fix...

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Third party Tinder client Timber now available for BlackBerry 10

Third party Tinder client Timber now available for BlackBerry 10

We all know big name apps don't make their way to the BlackBerry platform. Some developers do officially submit their Android port into BlackBerry World and for those who don't we have means of sideloading them on BlackBerry 10 devices. However, not everyone likes to install Android ports and so some developers to go work to bring us third party versions built in the native BlackBerry 10...

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Check out the all-new CrackBerry header!

Check out the all-new CrackBerry header!

If you've visited iMore, WP Central or even Android Central in the past little while, you will have noticed they all got a little bit of a makeover. Now, the time has come for CrackBerry to roll it out as well. If you're on your desktop or using your mobile browser (Things are still moving around for the mobile version so chill if it doesn't look just right yet, it will soon.), look up top. You...

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Unlock your phone legally starting today

President Obama to sign phone unlocking bill into law

President Obama will today sign a bill into law that will allow American citizens to legally unlock their phones in order to take them to another cellular carrier, either in the United States or abroad. The President announced his intent to sign the bill last week. The new law is only a temporary measure, and is only valid until 2015. The U.S. House of Representatives passed the bill last...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for August 1, 2014

BlackBerry App Roundup for August 1, 2014

Howdy CrackBerry nation! Not only is today Friday but it is the first of a brand new month and that is always a good thing. This has certainly been a busy here at CrackBerry. There have been so many app giveaways this week I hope you all are enjoying them! Also, you don't want to miss the Boss is Away Sale to get 20% off all accessories at ShopCrackBerry. Now it is time to bring you this week'...

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Deal of the Day: 58% off BlackBerry Transform Hardshell Case for Z30

Deal of the Day: 58% off BlackBerry Transform Hardshell Case for Z30

The BlackBerry Transform Shell not only protects against those unforeseen drops, but also folds out to prop up your device in both portrait and landscape positions. This unique case is made of a durable polycarbonate that has 4-corner protection and features a glossy lining that accents your Z30 perfectly. And, it can be yours in either black or white for just $16.95 today!

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Max Secure release AntiVirus - a new budget scanner for BlackBerry 10

AntiVirus

We've featured Max Mobile Security a couple of times here before, and the same developers have now released AntiVirus - a more cost effective application. While I suspect that many BlackBerry 10 users will currently be more than happy with the awesome level of security their device gives them, this app will give you some extra reassurance when downloading Android apps/games. With the amount...

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Well blow me down, Popeye stickers arrive in the BBM Shop

Well blow me down, Popeye stickers arrive in the BBM Shop

Another batch of BBM stickers has now arrived in the BBM Shop and this time around, Popeye joins the party. Just as with most other BBM sticker packs, this one costs $1.99 and is available right now. In total, there's 20 stickers to choose from including Olive Oyl, Swee'pea, Bluto and of course, Popeye. If Popeye isn't of interest, the BBM team has also added another batch of the usual BBM...

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All those 'App for' apps in BlackBerry World have 48 hours to change their name

You've all seen them. Those apps that appear in BlackBerry World that are all named 'App For' whatever, be it App For Instagram, App for Candy Crush Saga and countless other things. Well, it seems BlackBerry is finally taking a bit of a stand against them now and has begun sending out notifications letting those who submitted such apps they have 48 hours to change the name of the app or it will...

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Amazon Appstore now in more countries

Amazon Appstore now in more countries

Amazon says that its Appstore for Android is now available in 236 countries and territories following this recent expansion of 41 more regions. That said, not all apps within the Amazon Appstore catalog will be available in all regions due to local laws and restrictions on certain apps and content. However, for consumers, this will be another venue to purchase and download apps, which will be...

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