BlackBerry Priv pre-order shipments experiencing delays due to high demand

BlackBerry Priv pre-order shipments experiencing delays due to high demand

Customers who pre-ordered the BlackBerry Priv may need to wait a bit longer before they receive their orders. BlackBerry is informing customers that due to high demand for the Priv, there have been shipping delays for some pre-orders. However, the company hopes to have all remaining pre-orders shipped by November 24. BlackBerry sent out the following email: This is a follow-up to the...

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BlackBullet for BlackBerry 10 adds clipboard instant share in latest version

BlackBullet adds clipboard instant share in latest version

For anyone who uses the Pushbullet.com service, no doubt you are familiar with BlackBullet. This third-party native application for BlackBerry 10 allows transfer links, notes, and files between all of your devices quickly and easily. Since its initial release, the developer has pushed out several updates to expand its capabilities and functionalities including integration with other...

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How to move Password Keeper data to the BlackBerry Priv

How to move Password Keeper Data to the BlackBerry Priv

If you have just got yourself a BlackBerry Priv, you'll obviously want to be able to transfer some information over onto your new phone. We've looked at how to transfer some data using the BlackBerry Content Transfer Tool and if you are one who uses Password Keeper, on BlackBerry 10, to store your login details, you'll be pleased to know that it is available to download from the Google Play...

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How to Factory Reset your BlackBerry Priv

How to Factory Reset your BlackBerry Priv

There are several different reasons why a factory reset, or a complete wipe of all personal data on the device (i.e. apps, files, etc.), will need to be performed. Whether its stability issues, an application that caused an error, slow performance, or perhaps selling your device to someone else, the process is quite simple. Similar to BlackBerry 10 and its Anti-theft protection, the process...

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Turn your BlackBerry into a strobe light with Flashcaller - 200 copies available!

Turn your BlackBerry into a strobe light with Flashcaller - 200 copies available!

Throughout the years, developers have been able to turn our devices into strobe lights for incoming calls. Whether it was BBOS or BB10, it was a way of alerting us of an incoming call if when notifications were off, or the sound profile was set to silent. Another entry into this field is Flashcaller. This native application performs the same purpose as the ones that came before, only this time...

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Verizon introduces TravelPass, its new international plan

Verizon has introduced TravelPass, a new way for its customers to use their smartphones overseas at a more affordable cost. Under this new plan, customers will be able to use their data in Canada or Mexico for $2 per 24 hour period, or $10 per 24 hour period in more than 65 other countries. Previously, Verizon forced users to pay large roaming charges, and adding international data could get...

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BlackBerry Priv to be available in Hong Kong mid-Nov

Pre-orders have already begun, but now BlackBerry has announced that the Priv will officially be available for consumers in mid-November for HK$6,488. The Priv will be available from a variety of retailers in Hong Kong, some of which include China Mobile Hong Kong Company Limited, csl and 1O1O under CSL Mobile Limited, SmarTone and 3 Hong Kong as well as other authorized retailers. If you've...

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Our October $200 shopping spree winner and a new contest!

Our October $200 shopping spree winner and a new contest!

We know there are plenty of you out there that love CrackBerry and the community we have here, and we love you too! That's why we always give away tons of free stuff to you guys! Today we're announcing the winner of October's $200 ShopCrackBerry contest, and we're giving away five more boxes of CrackBerry goodies! Keep reading to see who the winner is and how to enter the latest contest!...

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New features, bug fixes, and improvements come to the lastet version of Dossier

Only a short time ago, Tundra Core Studios released Dossier for BlackBerry 10. This native application provided business users with a simple and easy way to organize their client and contact data to provide prompt customer support. Based on feedback and various requests from users, Tundra has now released v1.01 to the storefront that incorporate several new features, bug fixes, and other...

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BlackBerry Vienna

BlackBerry's next Android phone could feature an always-present physical keyboard Just days after CEO John Chen confirmed the company has a range of products planned after the newly-released BlackBerry Priv, we just received on the CrackBerry tip line these renders of what is rumored to be BlackBerry's next Android-powered phone. I've dropped the codename "Vienna" before on our weekly podcast...

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BlackBerry adds 'Build for Google Play' link to its DevZone site

BlackBerry DevZone gains Build for Google Play section

With the release of its first Android-powered smartphone, the BlackBerry Priv, BlackBerry has updated its DevZone with tons of information for developers to get started on Google Play. The new 'Build for Google Play' section helps developers get started with creating a publisher account, setting up their Google payments merchant account, and additional information about the Developer Console...

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From the forums: Get as close as you can to Bedside Mode on the BlackBerry Priv

BlackBerry Priv

There are things that BlackBerry 10 has built in that those moving to the Priv are rightly nervous about losing. What seems a little to one person is a lot to another. Bedside Mode is one of those things. Android doesn't have such a feature built in, or not in such a way that you'll find on a BlackBerry 10 smartphone. There are third-party apps in the Play Store that can help, but you might...

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The Amazon Echo is on sale today only for $149

Grab an Amazon Echo for $149 from Amazon

If you've been eyeing the Amazon Echo, but were hoping to catch it on sale, now is your chance. Amazon is offering the smart speaker for $149, but the deal is only good for today. We've seen the speaker receive tons of new features lately, and it doesn't look like Amazon will be stopping that anytime soon. From being able to play your favorite songs, to checking your schedule, and adding items...

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Learn how the Good Technology acquisition will revolutionize Mobility Management in an upcoming webcast

BlackBerry recently completed the Good Technology acquisition and will be hosting a webcast discussing how it will benefit customers as it will offer the most secure and unified mobile platform and app ecosystem on the market. If you're interested in what this latest acquisition is bringing to the table, it will be a good webcast to sign up for. With the recently closed acquisition of Good...

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Five things I don't miss from BlackBerry 10 after moving to the BlackBerry Priv

In much the same vein as my post, Five things I miss from BlackBerry 10 after moving to the BlackBerry Priv, there's plenty about BlackBerry 10 that I certainly won't miss after to moving to the BlackBerry Priv. As much as I love BlackBerry 10 as an OS, there's simply no denying the fact it hasn't taken off as well as it could have and with that in mind, there are some inherent problems with...

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Five things I miss from BlackBerry 10 after moving to the BlackBerry Priv

While some folks are still waiting for their Priv to arrive, I've had the fortunate pleasure of using the device for a while now and have been loving it, as one might have concluded from my review. For me, the transition to the Priv was pretty easy and using the Android experience that BlackBerry has built has been fantastic but one of the biggest questions that come up from folks considering a...

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T-Mobile's Un-carrier X brings double the data to families

T-Mobile's latest Un-carrier move, Un-carrier X, brings the arrival of "Binge On", the company's video version of its Music Freedom initiative. Announced on stage today, Binge On is similar to Music Freedom in that T-Mobile has partnered up with several streaming video providers to offer free, unlimited streaming video to customers. In all, there are 24 partners to start, including Netflix...

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How to move your content from BlackBerry 10 to your new BlackBerry Priv

BlackBerry Content Transfer

Have you just picked up the new BlackBerry Priv? Want to be able to transfer your data from your BlackBerry 10 smartphone to your new Priv? You can do that with the BlackBerry Content Transfer app. The BlackBerry Content Transfer app allows you to move data from your Contacts, Calendar, Pictures, Videos, Music, Text messages (SMS), Notes, Tasks, Documents, Email accounts. If you want to know...

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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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