You want a DTEK50 and we're giving one away! Enter now!

 You want a DTEK50 and we're giving one away! Enter now!

I was going through my office and found an extra BlackBerry DTEK50 so I figured we should probably go ahead and give it away to one of our readers! First, let's go ahead and announce the winner of last month's DTEK60 giveaway! Everyone please join me in congratulating Daniel C. from Toronto! Daniel I'll be in touch soon to get your prize sorted. Everyone else, let's get to the new contest! Make...

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Marty Beard lays out five reasons Samsung's acquisition of Harman could mean great things for QNX

Since it was announced that Samsung would be making an aggressive push into the connected car space by way of their $8 billion acquisition auto infotainment and audio provider Harman, there has been a lot of speculation around what it means for everyone else in the connected car industry and that of course includes, QNX, which Harman owned between 2004-2010 before selling it to BlackBerry. As...

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Save $16 on this DTEK50 smart flip case today!

Save $16 on this DTEK50 smart flip case today!

Want an easy way to protect the front and back of your DTEK50 but are afraid that it will cause you to miss notifications? If so, BlackBerry's smart flip case is a perfect option to consider. It clips on the back, and the front flap has a window so you can easily view your notifications. Right now you can pick one up for just $18.95, a savings of $16.

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Where is BlackBerry OS 10.3.3?

Where is BlackBerry OS 10.3.3?

This article was updated on Monday, November 30, 2016 to reflect the latest movement. See bottom. Where is BlackBerry OS 10.3.3? It has essentially become a running joke around here but if you're genuinely interested and want to know where BlackBerry stands on the release of the BlackBerry 10 OS 10.3.3 update, the company has shared some details. For those wondering, we are in the final stages...

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BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - Time Bomb

BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - Time Bomb

If you missed out on BerryFlow live last night, it's time to get yourself caught up. This week, we dig into the latest BBM update, discuss WhatsApp extending their BBOS and BlackBerry 10 support plus, everything else that happened in the past week of BlackBerry news. Also this week, we have special guest Daniel Patel joining us to discuss his latest DTEK60 videos and much more! Topics...

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Snag a BlackBerry DTEK50 from Amazon Canada for only $279!

Snag a BlackBerry DTEK50 from Amazon Canada for only $279!

And just like that, the special pricing has left the building. Pricing has now been replaced with a $389 offer, which is still cheaper than ShopBB, but not as awesome as $279. If you're looking to get your hands on a BlackBerry DTEK50 in Canada but don't feel like forking over the $429 ShopBlackBerry asking, Amazon Canada has the device available for a price that's a little more reasonable....

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BlackBerry Hub+ Services beta updates now available

BlackBerry Hub+ Services beta update now available

If you're looking for something new to try out and are a part of the Beta Zone, there is new BlackBerry Hub+ Services updates available. This time around Hub, Contacts, Notes and Tasks have been updated with Hub getting the bulk of the changes. Need to know what is new before you jump in? Have a look at the changelogs. Hub: Added setting for default sending account Support for viewing .eml...

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DTEK60

Over the past few OS updates that have been rolled out to Priv, DTEK50 and DTEK60 owners, there have been a few cases where BlackBerry's DTEK app has reported operating system issues after updating seemingly for no real reason. While the number of folks experiencing the issue thus far appears to be relatively small, there have been enough reports now for BlackBerry to add the problem to the...

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Grab a speedy charge in the car with this $4 charger!

Grab a speedy charge in the car with this $4 charger!

Right now you can pick up Aukey's Quick Charge 2.0 car charger for just $4 at Amazon with coupon code JPEQHDZY, a savings of $6. This Quick Charge 2.0 charger will ensure that whether you have a 10 minute or two hour commute you get as much of a charge on your phone as possible so you don't run out of battery during the day. The built-in safeguards will prevent any damage to your phone or tablet...

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You can upgrade to a year of Amazon Prime for just £59

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Should you use Amazon for a variety of reasons, it may be worth looking into Amazon Prime. The subscription-based membership is available for just £59 for the next few days. Until November 18, new customers will be able to take full advantage of this £20 saving, which unlocks a bunch of benefits, which range from next-day delivery for thousands of products on Amazon to video streaming and music...

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Digital Offers: Become a certified hacker for only $59

Digital Offers: Become a certified hacker for only $59

As the online landscape grows and changes, so does the requirement for security. One tried and true way of testing security is to crack through it, after all, it's easier to know what needs to be fixed once something breaks through. Believe it or not, this is actually a job known as ethical hacking, and the people who can do such tasks, they are in high demand. Companies, especially ones that...

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BBM releases 'Rogue Life with BBM' - An addictive, easy to play action game in Indonesia

BBM's expansion into the Indonesian market continues with the release of the latest BBM enabled game known as Rogue Life with BBM. As announced on the BBM blog, Rogue Life with BBM is noted to be an an addictive, easy to play game that is action packed as a shooter-RPG crossover, where you defeat monsters and bosses. Embark on a unique and exciting adventure where you shoot monsters...

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WhatsApp extends their BBOS and BlackBerry 10 shutdown until June 30, 2017

Remember when WhatsApp decided to announce they would no longer be supporting BlackBerry OS and BlackBerry 10 handsets by the end of 2016? Well, it seems as though they've had a little bit of a change of heart. As noted in their FAQ section and through a new app update available on BlackBerry 10, WhatsApp has quietly let users know the support will be extended until June 30, 2017. WhatsApp...

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DTEK60

DTEK60 combines Android flagship hardware with BlackBerry's secure Android software. Back in 2007 when I started here at CrackBerry, I never imagined that one day I would be writing about BlackBerry's third Android device being available, but here we are. The DTEK60 has arrived, and after having spent some time with the device, it's time to take a look beyond our initial hands-on and see how the...

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BlackBerry rolls out a small update to BBM on BlackBerry 10

BlackBerry rolls out a small update to BBM on BlackBerry 10

If you're on BlackBerry 10 and have been feeling a little left out when it comes to BBM updates, there's finally a new update now available through BlackBerry World. I would love to tell you it brings a ton of changes to the app but that wouldn't be true. This update is a simple bug fix and general improvement release according to the changelog supplied by BlackBerry. The update is live in...

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BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - Cyber

BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - Cyber

Kicking off a new week, we have the latest BerryFlow Upstream podcast for you in case you missed it live last night. This week, we discuss the roll out of the AT&T 'no service' fix for Priv owners, Verizon Priv owners finally getting Android Marshmallow. Also on the topic list is BlackBerry's new partnership in India with Optiemus and last but certainly not least, we dig into John Chen's...

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New video highlights all the great features of BBM

New video highlights all the great features of BBM

Ever since BlackBerry announced a new partnership with Indonesia-based Emtek to help expand the consumer BBM business, marketing for BBM has been rolling out pretty rapidly. Everything from new sticker announcements to contests to new features have been highlighted more so than perhaps ever before and now, a new video has been published by BBM to showcase all that BBM offers. As expected, a...

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John Chen discusses Trump election and BlackBerry's plan to release one more in-house QWERTY phone

Ever since BlackBerry announced their plans to end all internal hardware development and outsource that function to partners, there has been a lot of focus on the rumored last 'in-house' BlackBerry due to some mixed messages surrounding the possibility of its release. A new interview from Bloomberg with John Chen clears the air on the matter while also discussing something else that has been on...

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How to reload the OS on your BlackBerry Priv, DTEK50 or DTEK60

How to reload the OS on your BlackBerry Priv, DTEK50 or DTEK60

This guide was updated on November 9, 2016 to reflect new changes within the reloading process and to add details for the DTEK50 and DTEK60. With the autoloaders for all BlackBerry smartphones powered by Android, there's sure to be folks needing to know how the whole process works, and we're glad to help with that. Take a look at our full rundown of how to reinstall the OS on your BlackBerry...

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BlackBerry DTEK60 now available from Selfridges and Carphone Warehouse

While the list of retailers selling the DTEK60 in the UK is already pretty great, two new retailers have now been added to the mix. Selfridges and Carphone Warehouse are both now offering the DTEK60 in the UK SIM free. Selfridges At Selfridges, those interested in grabbing a DTEK60 will be expected to lay down £475.00 with £5.00 standard delivery, £8.00 nominated day delivery or £10.00 timed...

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