Here's another look at the red BlackBerry Passport

Here's another look at the red BlackBerry Passport

We already know BlackBerry is planning to place the red BlackBerry Passport up for sale in limited quantities come Black Friday, but it would seem as though the preparations for its release have already begun. As noted by Kyle27_ on Twitter, digging around the ShopBlackBerry site has now revealed renders of the device, this time around from all sides. Sadly, you'll still have to wait to place...

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Canadians can now pre-order the white BlackBerry Passport

Canadians can now preorder the white BlackBerry Passport

Have you been waiting for the white version of the BlackBerry Passport to arrive before picking one up? Well, if you live in Canada you can now pre-order the device with shipping expected to start as of December 7th, just in time for the holidays. As expected, the pricing for the white version remains the same as that of the piano black, so you'll be expected to hand over $699.00 for the...

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Black Friday 2014 Deals

Black Friday 2014 Deals

Black Friday 2014 dealsThe best deals in tech on the biggest sales day of the year Last update: 11:40 am EST 26 November 2014 The biggest shopping day of the year is fast approaching. They call it Black Friday, the day after American Thanksgiving, and while the origin of the name as the point where retailers' balance books shift from being in the red (...

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President Barack Obama can't leave home without his BlackBerry

President Obama retrieves his BlackBerry

Even for a normal person, leaving your BlackBerry at home is a pretty traumatic experience that results in panic and ultimately a return trip home but if you're President Barack Obama, that experience is even more intense. As he was heading to Las Vegas aboard Marine One, President Barack Obama realized he had forgot something in the White House and headed back inside, telling reporters 'I...

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Blaq updates to v1.4.2 with plenty of bug fixes and enhancements

Blaq updates to v1.4.2 with plenty of bug fixes and enhancements

It has been exactly a month since BlackBerry 10 Twitter client, Blaq, received a major update to v1.4. It had tonnes of new features as well as bug fixes. Today, another update has rolled out, bringing it to v1.4.2.5. Blaq is a great Twitter client that I keep going back to. As I'm sure many users would agree. Here's a rundown of what's new in v1.4.2.5. ADDITIONS Tweet post error banner...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for November 21, 2014

BlackBerry App Roundup for November 21, 2014

Howdy CrackBerry nation! Another week has flown by here on the blogs which brings us one step closer to the launch of the BlackBerry Classic. This week saw the BlackBerry 10.3.1 Native SDK go gold, a video detailing how to use the keyboard shortcuts on the Classic, and a quick tutorial on how to get Amazon Prime Instant Video on BlackBerry 10. As the holidays are almost upon us be sure to check...

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Block undesirable calls with Buzz Off for BlackBerry 10

Block undesirable calls with Buzz Off for BlackBerry 10

The moment OS 10.3 became official on the BlackBerry Passport, a flurry of call blocking applications hit the storefront. Now the concept of blocking spam calls is not foreign as it was previously available on BlackBerry legacy devices. As the name of this application implies, the purpose is not only to prevent unwanted calls but to give you more control over which calls you receive and when...

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Asia gets its first BES12 customer with Trusted Source

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Another slice of the BlackBerry enterprise pie, this time from Singapore, where Trusted Source has made the commitment to BES12. As you'll see in the following press release there's a bunch of reasons as to why business customers should be considering BES12 and the beauty of BlackBerry 10. Of course you don't have to be a BlackBerry user to use BES12 as iOS, Windows Phone and Android devices...

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Pre-order the BlackBerry Classic SIM free in the UK

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We posted a short while ago that the forthcoming BlackBerry Classic was available to pre-order from ShopBlackBerry, but it now looks like the device is now available to also pre-order from a UK independent retailer. Unlocked-Mobiles have added the BlackBerry Classic to their site this week and it comes with a price tag of £339.98 including VAT which seems very reasonable if you ask me. They...

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Legally Blonde sticker pack arrives in the BBM Shop

Legally Blonde sticker pack arrives in the BBM Shop

It looks as though BlackBerry has decided to switch up the times in which they release new BBM sticker packs. Appearing now in the BBM Shop is an all new Legally Blonde bundle for $1.99, though don't go expecting stickers of Reese Witherspoon. Instead, the Legally Blonde pack features images that are closer to the novel caricatures of Elle Wood which, isn't a bad thing really. The pack is live...

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Google agrees to settle with BlackBerry-backed Rockstar

Google agrees to settle with BlackBerry-backed Rockstar

Patent-holding consortium Rockstar, which counts Apple, Microsoft, and BlackBerry among its members, has reached a settlement agreement with rival tech giant Google from a lawsuit originating last October. In its suit, Rockstar alleged that Google had infringed on seven search-related patents that it owned after winning a bid to acquire Nortel's intellectual property portfolio. Reuters...

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BlackBerry offers up a look at how shortcut keys will work on the BlackBerry Classic

Although I'm sure most CrackBerry readers are already aware, the BlackBerry Classic will see the return of some of the traditional BlackBerry shortcut keys plus bring the addition of the ability to create your own custom shortcuts. Following up on the first look at the hardware navigation keys on the BlackBerry Classic, Inside BlackBerry's Donny Halliwell has now shared a new video that shows...

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TELUS offering the BlackBerry Passport for $150 on contract but only in certain regions

If you happen to live in Alberta, Ontario or British Columbia and are looking for a BlackBerry Passport on contract for fairly cheap, TELUS has you covered. In Alberta and British Columbia, the carrier is offering the latest BlackBerry 10 smartphone for $150 when bundled with Optik TV and Internet on a 2-year Your Choice Plan. In Ontario, it's a bit different. There's no need for the bundle...

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Watch BlackBerry COO Marty Beard's presentation from FedTalks 2014

Watch BlackBerry COO Marty Beard's presentation from FedTalks 2014

Earlier this month, BlackBerry COO Marty Beard attended FedTalks 2014, the annual gathering of the top leaders in the tech and government IT communities in Washington, D.C. and while we've covered a few things said at that event already, FedScoop has now posted up the complete keynote speech from Marty as well as his interview afterward for everyone to check out. You'll need to set aside 20...

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Asphalt 8: Airborne updated and now available for free on BlackBerry World

Asphalt 8: Airborne from Gameloft certainly isn't a new entry into BlackBerry World but it also hasn't had a lot of updates in the times it has been available either. That changed yesterday though, as Gameloft dropped a new update that brought not only further device support (all BlackBerry 10 devices are now supported) but also a few new features. Plus, Gameloft finally dropped the $.99 they...

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Google Contribute to make ad-free blogs a reality

Google Contribute to make ad-free blogs a reality

It looks like advertising isn't the only way way to fund your favorite sites anymore. Google announced a new program called Contributor today that allows people to contribute money to participating websites via a monthly subscription to get rid of ads. In typical Google fashion, the service will be a slow rollout, requiring an invitation at first. After you receive an invitation, you'll have...

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2014 Holiday Gift Guide

2014 Holiday Gift Guide

2014 Holiday Gift GuideLet's find that perfect tech gift! Holiday shopping can be tough, we know. Finding the best gift for your loved ones can be a pain, but we're here to help. This is the Mobile Nations 2014 Holiday Gift Guide so we can help you find the perfect gift for every name on your list. And this doesn't have to be for just that special someone — it...

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Gorilla Glass 4 may help protect your future BlackBerry screen from drops

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Less than two years after Corning first revealed Gorilla Glass 3, the company is going ahead and introducing Gorilla Glass 4. The latest version of its touchscreen display glass is supposed to be up to two times tougher than any competitive cover glass product. Corning said that in their drop tests from one meter on a rough surface, devices with Gorilla Glass 4 survived the drop up to 80...

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Pick up one of these BlackBerry Q10 spare battery chargers today for just $11.95!

Pick up one of these BlackBerry Q10 spare battery chargers today for just $11.95!

Plug your BlackBerry Q10 into the battery charger with the built-in cable and insert a spare OEM battery (not included) for simultaneous charging with your existing wall, car or USB charger. This external battery charger is ideal for saving space and the battery life of your Q10 while traveling! Get yours today and save 52%

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The BlackBerry Rio - is it the Z30 all-touch sequel?

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It's no secret that BlackBerry have been focusing on going back to their roots and putting all their attention into devices with hardware keyboards over the past few months. Unless you've had your head buried in the sand you'd have seen our content featuring the wonderful BlackBerry Passport and next month the Classic will hit retailers. However, its seems that things may be on the change....

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