Order on the go with Shopping for Amazon

Order on the go with Shopping for Amazon

From the developer of Shopping for eBay, we also now have Shopping for Amazon. As the name suggests it's an app that allows you to shop around Amazon. We don't have an official Amazon app available but that's where our developer community jumps in to provide us with third party options. Of course, you can use the BlackBerry 10 browser but with an app, specifically Shopping for Amazon, you can...

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Deal of the Day: 83% off BlackBerry Micro-USB Travel Charger

Deal of the Day: 83% off BlackBerry Micro-USB Travel Charger

This OEM Micro-USB Charger features folding blades that make it easy to carry with you while traveling and reaches 3 feet in length. You'll receive a constant, reliable charge every time you plug it into your BlackBerry device. And, today, it's available for only $4.95 so don't miss your chance to save big!

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Amazon GameCircle will be supported on the BlackBerry 10 Android Runtime

When it comes to the BlackBerry 10 Android Runtime, there's been plenty of debate about whether or not it's good enough to fill the 'app gap' on BlackBerry 10. When the Amazon Appstore deal was announced I was rather skeptical about it all because right now, on official BlackBerry 10 releases the Android Runtime still has what I consider to be a few issues of concern. One of them being the...

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CrackBerry readers are in favour of an all-touch Passport

Passport

Earlier on this week we asked the question if you would like to see a BlackBerry Passport without a physical keyboard. With the two next BlackBerry 10 smartphones that we know about sporting a hardware keyboard, whether we will see another all touch flagship model anytime soon remains up in the air. Although the current flagship device, the BlackBerry Z30, is an all touch smartphone,...

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4K video recording being tested for the BlackBerry Passport

4K video recording being tested for the BlackBerry Passport

When it comes to the full specs of the BlackBerry Passport, from everything we know thus far BlackBerry loaded the device up. When it finally gets released, it will have better specs than any previous BlackBerry released. With that in mind though, it seems BlackBerry may have held back just a tiny bit for now when it comes to the video recording capabilities of the device. According to a...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for August 29, 2014

BlackBerry App Roundup for August 29, 2014

Howdy CrackBerry nation! This weekend is a holiday here in the states so for everyone out there celebrating I bid you safe travels and to have a wonderful time. One interesting thing that happened this week is we got a look at the BlackBerry 2014 device roadmap. As a lifelong fan of Star Trek I guess you could say I find the BlackBerry Porsche Design P'9983 (Khan) quite intriguing. So many...

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BlackBerry Beta Zone updated with fixes for OS 10.3

BlackBerry Beta Zone updated with fixes for OS 10.3

A small update to the BlackBerry Beta Zone app has now started appearing on devices. According to the change log, it should fix some issues anyone running BlackBerry OS 10.3 was having with surveys. It also has some broader changes for everyone pertaining to how discussion boards within the app are laid out so, even if you're not on 10.3 you should still update the app. You can now view the...

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AT&T handing out $100 on new line activations

AT&T

AT&T has announced a new promotion, offering a $100 bill credit to customers when they activate a live with a smartphone on AT&T Next. The offer has been run before, and is extended to both new and current customers. The promotion runs through September 30, 2014. For those unaware, AT&T Next is a program that lets customers upgrade their phones outside of the conventional two-...

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BBM Buddies Stickers now available - and free!

Buddies

Yesterday we saw the Disney Princess and Play sticker packs show up in the BBM Shop and today we get another and this a free one. BBM Buddies is from BlackBerry themselves and is a selection of ten stickers that incorporate your favorite BBM Buddies. So head on over to the BBM Shop and download this latest pack and be sure to spread the word with your real life buddies. Keep the free ones...

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Instant for BlackBerry 10 - Track how much time you spend on your BlackBerry

Instant for BlackBerry 10 - Track how much time you spend on your BlackBerry

Instant is now available to download from Blackberry World and is the perfect way to keep an eye on how much time you are spending on your BlackBerry 10 smartphone. I seem to remember that a few years back we had a similar app for legacy devices and I used to check it every day to see how my addiction was going. Instant now makes that possible and although it's basic and straightforward, it's...

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Best accessories for Back to School

Best accessories for Back to School

There are going to be lots of things to pick up when going back to school and your phone will most likely be one of the important things by your side so you're going to need some useful accessories to go with it. We've already looked at a handful of useful BlackBerry 10 apps which you should check out if you haven't already. There are loads of accessories to choose from so we've picked out some...

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New BBM Stickers: Disney Princess Collection and Play

New BBM Stickers: Disney Princess Collection and Play

A new batch of BBM Stickers have arrived and this time around, we get Disney Princess Collection and a new Play pack by Alex Stsiazhyn. With the princess pack, you get Snow White, Ariel, Belle Pocahontas, Jasmine and more for the typical $1.99. As for the Play pack, it's based on simple hand drawn doodles that depict 'exciting downtime moments' such as watching movies, skating, bowling and...

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Miss the BlackBerry 10 and ActiveSync webinar? Watch the replay

Miss the BlackBerry 10 and ActiveSync webinar? Watch the replay

Did you miss out on the BlackBerry 10 and ActiveSync webinar? If so, you can now catch the replay. The webinar is aimed at those using BES10 (BlackBerry Enterprise Server 10) and would like to know more about ActiveSync and how BlackBerry 10 uses it but anyone can tune in and come away with learning something. The topics that covered in the webinar are: Understanding the ActiveSync protocol...

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Cast for BlackBerry 10 updated with improved UI and better media controls

If you've using Cast for BlackBerry 10 alongside your Chromecast, you'll want to make sure you're on the latest version. The app has a new update showing in BlackBerry World and although the change log is short, it has some overall improvements to make the app experience better. The UI has seen some minor updates and some more polish to make it look even better and on top of that, the media...

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Deal of the Day: BlackBerry Leather Holster for Q10

Deal of the Day: BlackBerry Leather Holster for Q10

The BlackBerry Leather Holster is hand-crafted in genuine leather and has a soft inner lining for added protection. It also integrates power saving technology to help extend battery life. A durable 360 degree rotating belt clip and secure magnetic flap closure allows for quick and easy access. Available today for 68% off!

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Birthday and anniversary dates, theme screen, visual map selection and more comes to Power Tools v4.1

The popular all-in-one utility application Power Tools received another update this week. This latest version brings with it new features, enhancements, improvements, as well as capabilities for OS 10.3 such as call blocking and a theme screen. You can read through the entire change log below which describes all of the fixes, changes, and additions included in v4.1. Change log Added visual...

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Want a Verizon BlackBerry Z10 for $100 no contract? Try Fry's

Want a Verizon BlackBerry Z10 for $100 no contract? Try Fry's

Looking for a BlackBerry Z10 for Verizon but don't want to bother with a contract? Well, you might want to hit up your local Fry's location if you have one near you. It seems as though for the past few days they've quietly been having a clearance deal on BlackBerry Z10's where you can pick one up either free with a contract or for only $100 without a contract. That's a pretty sweet deal. The...

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Dear Berry: How do I save In Case of Emergency Numbers on BlackBerry 10?

Dear Berry: How do I save In Case of Emergency Numbers on BlackBerry 10?

> Hello again readers! Dear Berry is here once again with a mailbag full of BlackBerry questions and woes. Today's question comes from Pervez who asks: How do you save ICE (In Case of Emergency) numbers on Z10? / BS10? Hi Pervez, Being able to reach specific contacts in an emergency situation is always important. For many individuals their device becomes a potentially lifesaving...

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Try Email Plus for BlackBerry 10 with 500 free copies to give away

Email Plus

We've seen quite an increase recently of BlackBerry 10 developers giving away free copies of their applications to CrackBerry readers and things don't seem to be slowing down. Next up for grabs is Email Plus which is an email client for your BlackBerry that gives it a new look and feel. This won't be to everyone's liking, especially when I say that the application looks very much like the...

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