FotoSwipe makes sharing photos between Android and iOS a breeze

FotoSwipe makes sharing photos between Android and iOS a breeze

If you've ever wanted to share photos between Android and Apple phones, you'll know how inconvenient it can be. Sure, you can text or email photos between one another, but it's not the most elegant solution. This is where FotoSwipe comes to the rescue. With a simple drag-and-drop, FotoSwipe allows you to share images between Android and iOS devices. All you need to make the magic happen is...

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Amazon Underground has tripled its lineup of free Android apps since launch

Amazon Underground

In late August, Amazon replaced its free App of the Day program with its Amazon Underground app, which offered access to over $10,000 worth of Android apps and in-app content for free. Now the company has announced that the amount of apps and in-app purchase available from Amazon Underground has tripled since its launch. Amazon helps support developers with apps in Amazon Underground with a...

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Customize your wallpapers based on weather conditions with Visual Arts - 100 free copies available!

Over the years we have seen various wallpaper rotating applications dating back to the good old BBOS days. Being able to customize your display not only enhanced the look and feel of your device, but allowed individuals to personalize their handsets to suit their specific tastes. Toysoft Development is no stranger to this and, over the years, developed several tools by which users could create...

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Save up to 60% on select Sony memory products

microSD cards

Amazon is currently hosting a deal which saves you up to 60 percent on various Sony memory products. Included in this one-day deal are savings on SD cards, microSD cards, and USB Flash Drives in various capacities. Whether you are looking for a new card for your camera, wanting to add storage to your cell phone, or need a way to keep important files with you at all times, you won't want to miss...

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BBM updated through BlackBerry Beta Zone, brings ability to retract photos,edit multi-person chat and more

While many are getting their hands on the new offering from BlackBerry - the Priv - those on BlackBerry 10, who also have access to BlackBerry Beta Zone, can check out the latest beta update to BBM. It brings some new features such as the ability to retract photos, just as you can retract messages.There is also a new BBM Search function. BBM v10.11.x.2 beta update features BBM Search:...

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500 free copies of IFTTT Client available to download

500 free copies of IFTTT Client available to download

If you have never heard of IFTTT before, you're missing out. It is a great tool that you can use to automate actions by simply creating connections between products you use every day. It stands for If This Then That. You create recipes. There are two types - DO and IF. DO recipes require a button tap before it carries out the action while IF recipes occur in the background. For example if you...

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BlackBerry Priv top tip: Turn off Gmail sync if you're using BlackBerry Hub

BlackBerry Hub

If you're moving to the BlackBerry Priv from a BlackBerry 10 smartphone, there are a whole host of things that will be new, unusual, annoying, pretty much cover every emotion you can throw at a phone. One such irritation will present itself the moment you sign in to BlackBerry Hub with a Gmail or Google Apps account if you also have that account authenticated on the phone. Because you'll get...

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Get the latest app updates on your BlackBerry Priv automatically

BlackBerry Priv

Here's a quick BlackBerry Priv tip for those who are also new to Android as a platform. There have been a few mentions in the CrackBerry forums of folks not getting or not knowing about updates to the stock BlackBerry apps on the Priv. While there is always a chance of Play Store bugs preventing updates hitting all of the people, all of the time, there is also something you can do to make it as...

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How to set up and use the Productivity Tab on the BlackBerry Priv

BlackBerry Priv

One of the things BlackBerry is loved for is its productivity credentials. One of the nifty features brought to Android with the BlackBerry Priv is the Productivity Tab, an at a glance view of some of the most important information in your day. You may well have the Hub doing a bunch of the heavy lifting but the Productivity Tab can get you quick access to favorite contacts, your calendars,...

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BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - BlackBerry Priv Review

Upstream

Now that the Priv has been released and the reviews have all been written up, it's time to go ahead and discuss some of our initial thoughts on the device plus, all the rest of the BlackBerry news from the past week. If you didn't tune in live, go ahead and check out the video replay or grab the audio download to listen to at your leisure. Topics Discussed BlackBerry Priv Review BlackBerry...

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How to change the swipe shortcuts on the BlackBerry Priv

BlackBerry Priv

While BlackBerry 10 has a very gesture based navigation style, Android does not. But, on the BlackBerry Priv there is one area gestures very much still come into play. On Lollipop, a press and swipe up from the on-screen home button takes you to Google Now by default. BlackBerry went a step further and added extra functionality to this area, and better yet, left it open to you to customize....

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What are popup widgets on the BlackBerry Priv and how do you use them?

BlackBerry Priv

BlackBerry 10 has its active frames, but if you're moving to the BlackBerry Priv and with it, Android, you'll have to get used to working with widgets. The trouble with widgets, though, is that they can get messy, clutter up your home screens and leave you doing a whole lot of scrolling around. But BlackBerry came up with a neat solution that's baked into the Priv. It's called popup widgets...

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Mobile Nations Weekly: The Week of Priv

Mobile Nations Weekly: The Week of Priv

The Priv's putting BlackBerry back on the map. The biggest news this week was simple: the BlackBerry Priv is here. It's BlackBerry's first new phone in several months, and their first running Android. A big screen, a slide up keyboard, and BlackBerry's legendarily rock-solid hardware have combined to make one hell of a phone. But BlackBerry wasn't the only news in town — Microsoft made waves...

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How to change the recent apps view on the BlackBerry Priv

BlackBerry Priv

One of the few visual changes BlackBerry made to the user interface on the Priv over how Google does things was to the recent apps view. Some will like it, some will not. Fortunately, while BlackBerry changed things a little, it also left it very easy to undo and go back to something more as Google intended or even another different view entirely. Here's how. On your phone, either through...

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These are the Mobile Nations Halloween contest winners!

These are the Mobile Nations Halloween contest winners!

Halloween Contest Winners The judges have deliberated over the entries for the last several days and finally reached a verdict on the winners in the 5th annual Mobile Nations No Tricks, Just Treats Halloween contest! We appreciate all the pictures that were submitted, and hope that you all had as much fun entering as we did looking through everyone's entries. You can...

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Weekend Watch: The BlackBerry Privcast

Weekend Watch: The BlackBerry Privcast

Each week over at Android Central, everyone gets together to do up a podcast just as we do here with BerryFlow Upstream (tune in tomorrow!) and it just so happens, this week was all about the BlackBerry Priv following the Android Central and CrackBerry reviews of the device. If you're looking for something to watch or listen to this weekend and are interested in the Priv, check out the...

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John Chen confirms 'we have a range of products after this' in interview with Fox Business

In a new interview with Fox Business, John Chen has confirmed that the company has 'a range of products after this,' when talking about the launch of the Priv. Of course, it's not noted whether or not Chen is talking about new BlackBerry 10 or Android-powered devices, but Chen also says that he will let the market tell BlackBerry what to do. Some refer to the Priv as a 'Hail Mary' attempt...

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How to use Device Search with the BlackBerry Priv keyboard

BlackBerry Priv

Universal searching through your device is something a ton of BlackBerry owners love, and thankfully it's available on the new Priv in Device Search. One nifty trick is that you can start a search using just the physical keyboard. We're using that as an example here, but the same steps can also be applied to start a search with Google, should you prefer. Here's what you need to do. On the...

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Don't forget to download the CrackBerry app to your new BlackBerry Priv!

CrackBerry on Priv

We love the CrackBerry community and that includes providing what we hope is a great mobile experience to get all your BlackBerry news. If you're picking up a new BlackBerry Priv you should totally go and download the official CrackBerry app for Android. Right now! We've had an Android app for some time but for many of you, picking up a Priv may well be your first time downloading it....

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