Tube Map

We posted yesterday that myTrains from mxData had received a rather special update. The same has also happened for their London Underground app - Tube Map for BlackBerry 10 and it too has got super smart.  Tube Map has been around for some time - first on legacy devices and the BlackBerry 10. But things have now been taken to a new level thanks to mxDATA working alongside BlackBerry to make...

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BBM updated for Beta Zone users - brings sponsored posts and increased file  attachement size

We've been hearing a lot about how BlackBerry are looking to monetize BBM lately. We know that those who are on the Android BBM beta program have received an update which already brings the ads, which we know will never appear in chats. BlackBerry is now releasing an update to those who are currently in the limited BBM beta program. The update brings the aforementioned sponsored ads as well as...

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The top 5 health and fitness apps for BlackBerry 10

The top 5 health and fitness apps for BlackBerry 10

Health and fitness seem to go hand in hand with technology these days. We're seeing more and more wearable fitness trackers, along with SmartWatch implementation with a host of smartphones across all operating systems.  We've been quite fortunate with BlackBerry 10 to have a great selection of health and fitness applications and I'm sure the list will continue to grow as time goes on.  If...

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BBM Channels

CrackBerry caught up with BBM’s senior director of business development, David Proulx, at Mobile World Congress to talk about the week’s announcement surrounding BlackBerry. In addition to touching on the Nokia preload announcement made at MWC, Proulx mentioned that the growth in Channels usership following the Android and iOS release was impressive — 100% in the case of the official Olympics...

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Story Napa Leather Holster Case for the BlackBerry Z10

Story Napa Leather Holster Case for the BlackBerry Z10

For the past few years I’ve mainly opted to go with a leather holster to carry around my BlackBerry device when out and about — I just preferred that as opposed to putting it in my pocket. I realize I may be in the minority with this, especially being female, but it just feels more convenient to use it sometimes. I’ll occasionally use a case but for the most part I’ll carry my phone around in...

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Deal of the Day: Seidio CONVERT Case Holster Combo for BlackBerry Q10

Deal of the Day: Seidio CONVERT Case Holster Combo for BlackBerry Q10

For today only, you can purchase the Seidio CONVERT Case Holster Combo for BlackBerry Q10 and save 44% off the list price! Do you have one phone and multiple cases? Eliminate the confusion and protect your BlackBerry Q10 with this CONVERT Combo. This durable combo includes a SURFACE Case, rugged skin and skeleton and a heavy duty COVERT Holster. Together this combo will shield against some of...

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Power Tools updated with support for Blaq, BBM, WhatsApp and more

Power Tools updated with support for Blaq, BBM, WhatsApp and more

The developer behind Power Tools has been busy working on the latest update to his all-in-one utility application. In addition to improvements and bug fixes, this release adds support for most third party applications including Blaq, BBM, WhatsApp, and Facebook. Now packed with even more capabilities it is a great productivity tool to have under your belt. The list below shows everything...

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How to view, sort, share and save attachments in the Hub on OS 10.2.1

How to view, sort, share and save attachments in the Hub on OS 10.2.1

Now that BlackBerry OS 10.2.1 has landed we have been going over the new features and changes that makes your day-to-day usage easier and more productive. One of the items that has been around since the last iteration but deserves a closer look is the attachment view capability in the Hub. Not only can you view all of the files sent to you but filter and sort by name, date, name, sender, and...

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For UK commuters myTrains Pro for BlackBerry 10 just got super smart!

myTrains

If you're in the UK you may well be interested to hear that myTrains from mxData has received a rather special update. There's both a free and paid (Pro) version of the app - which is available for all BlackBerry 10 smartphones. We first took a look at myTrains a little over a year ago on video and it's remained on my BlackBerry ever since. If you use the train it's a must have tool to make...

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SuperTube

My personal favorite BlackBerry 10 YouTube app, SuperTube, has been updated this week and with it brings a bunch of enhancements as well as a few wee fixes. Although the new additions to the app are not huge, it's another perfect example of an app developer striving to make the 'Built for BlackBerry' app as awesome as possible.  With no native YouTube application for BlackBerry 10 (although...

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T-Mobile's BlackBerry trade-in ends tomorrow, 94% switched platforms

iPhone and BlackBerry

The relationship between T-Mobile and BlackBerry has gone through a bit of a rough patch after an ill-advised promotion led to a battle-cry from offended BlackBerry users, a war-of-words between CEOs John Chen and John Legere, and an apology that consisted of T-Mobile offering free expedited shipping on BlackBerry smartphones and a $200 credit when trading in a BlackBerry, with another $50...

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Flipp brings Flyers and Weekly Ads straight to your device

Flipp brings Flyers and Weekly Ads straight to your device

Although I'm a big fan of Reebee, it hasn't had an update in.. well, forever as far as I can recall and as sad as it sounds, one of my guilty pleasures is actually reading through the flyers each week to see what's on sale and if there's any good deals out there to be had. Pro Tip: There's not but I still look every week through my favorite shops. A new option has arrived in BlackBerry World...

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Classified Search offers easy Craigslist access to BlackBerry 10

Seems I recall a post in the forums not long ago asking for a native Craigslist search app and lo and behold, a new app from Soluteo offers just that. Classified Search brings easy Craigslist access to BlackBerry 10 with a simple, yet native experience. The app has all the basic things you'd expect. Upon launch it asks the location you want to search in and you're free to look for whatever...

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BBM will take a non-traditional approach to advertising, here's how it will work

When we posted about ads making their way to BBM, we expected some concern from folks in how they all would work, whether or not you could opt out of them and many other questions.  Rather than leaving all those questions unanswered, as part of the BBM Product Marketing, Jeff Gadway has now laid out some further details of it all on the Inside BlackBerry Blog. BBM advertising will essentially...

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How to use USB On-the-Go on BlackBerry 10

How to use USB On-the-Go on BlackBerry 10

The ability to access a USB drive on your BlackBerry 10 device was actually introduced when the BlackBerry Z30 was released. We haven’t yet taken a deeper look at it here on CrackBerry, so now that BlackBerry 10.2.1 is available with plenty more carriers pushing it out, it’s about time we had a look at using it. USB on-the-go allows you to access a USB drive from your BlackBerry 10 device. It...

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Legacy BlackBerry users reporting outages in Canada, APAC

Legacy BlackBerry users reporting outages in Canada, APAC

Update: This issue has been resolved. If you're still having problems, hit up the comments and let us know! It seems that some legacy device users are having some service issues today across Canada and the Asia Pacific regions. While not affecting those with BlackBerry 10 devices, legacy users are experiencing "delays in sending or receiving messages, registering their device, or using other...

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Documents To Go updated with support for new OneDrive app, SharePoint, share links to the cloud and more

Documents To Go has received a big update. If you're a big Docs To Go user, you're going to want to update. Following the release of the OneDrive app (formerly SkyDrive), BlackBerry has updated their office suite with a nice long list of things. As well as the usual big fixes and enhancements. It has been a while since Docs To Go has seen an update so this is something very much welcome....

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Microsoft OneDrive comes to BlackBerry 10

OneDrive

Hot off the press — BlackBerry have today given us another cloud storage option, this time with Microsoft's OneDrive. It's more likely that Windows Phone users will use OneDrive routinely, but we now have the option for BlackBerry 10 as well. The app itself is much the same as the DropBox and Box apps we've had from BlackBerry from day one. You have the ability to toggle on and off auto...

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Deal of the Day: CrackBerry Leather Holster for BlackBerry Q10

Deal of the Day: CrackBerry Leather Holster for BlackBerry Q10

For today only, purchase the CrackBerry Leather Holster for BlackBerry Q10 and save 57% off the list price! The stylish CrackBerry branded Leather Holster is made of a fine, durable leather that features a fixed belt clip on the back to secure to your waist, pocket or purse. This leather case gives you and your BlackBerry device a sleek, professional look while keeping it safe from drops and...

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QuickPost updated with support for Blaq, BBM groups and more

QuickPost updated with support for Blaq, BBM groups and more

For the social media junkie, QuickPost is a great app to help you manage updates to multiple social networking sites. What is great about the app is that it integrates with accounts already set up on your device — eliminating the need to login to every site. The latest update is one the developers are calling QuickPost 'Unleashed'. It brings more social sites into the mix including the ability...

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