BlackBerry Classic Launch Live Blog and Chat!

BlackBerry Classic Live Blog and Chat!

Is everybody ready? Today is the day for the BlackBerry Classic launch in NYC, Frankfurt and Singapore and you can tune into all the action as it happens both here in our live blog and via the streaming link at the BlackBerry Live events website. Settle in, kick back, have some fun and wait for things to get rolling. The event FULLY kicks off at 10AM EST but we'll be opening the chat up around...

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QuickPost gets updated to version 2.0.1.0 with bug fixes

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It was only about a week ago that QuickPost 2.0 was launched - bringing a brand new look to the BlackBerry 10 app which allows you to update various social networks from just one place. Version 2.0.1.0 is rolling out and although it's mainly just a bug squashing update you'll want to grab it if you're a user of the app. Updated: Reduced the size of share target icons to better accommodate...

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BlackBerry to ring Nasdaq stock market closing bell on December 17

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BlackBerry is set to launch the Classic later today, with events scheduled at New York City, Frankfurt, and Singapore. After the launch of the handset, the Canadian manufacturer will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square to ring the stock market closing bell. James Yersh, BlackBerry's Chief Financial Officer, will ring the closing bell. The event will take place at the Nasdaq...

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WIND Mobile to get BlackBerry Classic next month

WIND Mobile to get Blackberry Classic next month

As anticipation heats up ahead of the Blackberry Classic's official launch, WIND Mobile has announced that will be bringing the device to the great white north next month. The announcement was made via the company's Twitter account earlier today: Super exciting news... the #BlackBerryClassic will be landing at WIND next month! #WINDturns5— WIND Mobile (@WINDmobile) December 16, 2014 Are...

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Reminder: Join us for the BlackBerry Classic launch December 17th

Reminder: Join us for the BlackBerry Classic launch December 17th

Don't forget to join us December 17th (that's tomorrow!) at 10:00AM EST for the BlackBerry Classic launch event. We'll be live streaming the event right here so make sure you're here for the announcement and to take part in the chat with fellow BlackBerry enthusiasts! Bla1ze will be attending the event in New York City and bringing us all the latest news on the BlackBerry Classic, and you won't...

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Canada loans Vodafone $850 million to help strengthen BlackBerry

Canada loans Vodafone $850 million to help strengthen BlackBerry

Canada is expressing its support for home-grown smartphone manufacturer with a massive 5-year, $850 million loan to British telecom giant Vodafone Group. Under the terms of the loan agreement, Vodafone will use $750 million to purchase services and products produced by BlackBerry, with the remaining $100 million used towards expanding smaller Canadian suppliers to to the carrier. As...

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How can this be real? Free wireless internet and 80% off a nationwide hotspot [sponsored]

Sponsored by Sponsored by Sponsored by Sponsored by How can this be real? Free wireless internet and 80% off a nationwide hotspot...

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T-Mobile Un-carrier 8 gives you rollover data with Data Stash

T-Mobile Un-carrier 8 gives you rollover data with Data Stash

T-Mobile has today announced Un-carrier 8.0, introducing its new personal Data Stash feature for subscribers. This new Data Stash will enable anyone who doesn't use up their data allowance for that month to store this remaining balance on their T-Mobile account for use another time. Put simply, you'll be able to automatically save the remaining data allowance each month for free, and then use...

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Today you can save 50% on this 2-pack of anti-glare screen protectors for BlackBerry Q10!

Truprotection has utilized the highest grade materials and cutting-edge technologies to create a screen film worthy of protecting your BlackBerry Q10. Equipped with a high-gloss crystal finish and specially formulated for the display, installation is simple with an innovative static cling adhesive and a precise die-cut fit. Get yours today for only $9.95

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Last minute shopping sale! Save 20% on all BlackBerry accessories

Last minute shopping sale! Save 20% on all BlackBerry accessories

We're taking the holiday rush into consideration this year and offering you last minute shoppers 20% off our entire selection of accessories here at ShopCrackBerry. That means cases, chargers, batteries, Bluetooth and anything else you can find to stuff your stockings with! With popular devices like the BlackBerry Passport, BlackBerry Z10, BlackBerry Q10 and the BlackBerry Z30 flying off the...

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Skype users in India can now call mobiles and landlines in the US and Canada for free

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Microsoft is rolling out an offer for Skype users in India through which they can call mobiles and landlines in the US and Canada for free until March 1, 2015. All that's required is a free Skype account and an Internet connection. The promotion is already live, and works as advertised. All you have to do is login to your account and dial a number as you would normally do from your phone...

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BlackBerry Classic now available to pre-order from Amazon, official promo video in tow

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With BlackBerry's store running out of Classic pre-orders for a bit there, it looks like you now have another option for placing a pre-order. Amazon now has the BlackBerry Classic pre-order listed for $449 ahead of the device's official launch on December 17. The listing also features a promo video that gives us a look at all the essential features of the handset, which you can view below...

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Introducing Swirl - Swarm client for BlackBerry 10

Introducing Swirl - Swarm client for BlackBerry 10

Back in May 2014, Foursquare decided to split its app into two by introducing the Swarm app iOS and Android, as well as Windows Phone. Unfortunately, no Swarm app made its way to the BlackBerry platform. We could still check-in with the native Foursquare anyway. However, Swarm and Foursquare serve different purposes. Foursquare is your regular check-in app, whereas Swarm is more of a way to...

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BlackBerry Z30 takes home 2014 Good Design award

BlackBerry Z30 takes home 2014 Good Design award

The iconic look of BlackBerry's Z30 slate-styled smartphone has just nabbed itself an award for 2014. After reviewing submissions from several thousand of the world's leading manufacturers and industrial and graphic designers around the world, the Chicago Athenaeum: Music of Architecture and Design along with the European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies awarded the...

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Get a glance of what your day will look like with Tilt Now for BlackBerry 10

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Are you BlackBerry 10 users ready for some more Tilt action, this time with a twist on the original Tilt application? Tilt Now has hit BlackBerry World today and is all about giving us BlackBerry users a quick look into what is happening in our day - in that beautiful Tilt way. As you'll see in the press release below there's also a ton of customization available within Tilt Now. I'm going...

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Whatsapp for the web reportedly in the works

Whatsapp for the web reportedly in the works

Facebook-owned Whatsapp appears to be working on a web-based version. A number of strings were found in the Android version of the app that point to a web-based Whatsapp. However, since Whatsapp doesn't use accounts, and is instead tied to a phone number, there is the issue of authentication. It appears that Whatsapp on the web may solve this with QR codes. From Android World: However,...

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These BlackBerry Q10 anti-glare screen protectors are on the cheap today—just $8.95!

BodyGuardz HD Anti-glare ScreenGuardz are custom designed to protect your BlackBerry Q10's display while reducing annoying glare at the same time. These invisible protectors are made of an ultra-slim polymer that shield your screen from abrasive elements such as keys, dirt and other debris. Get this 2-pack today and save 44%

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We take a look at PushPlane for BlackBerry 10

We take a look at PushPlane for BlackBerry 10

In the last few months, we have seen various ways for us to connect all of our devices with our PC so that we can access our material no matter where we are. One of the more popular services currently available is Pushbullet.com. This simple service connects your various devices to your home computer to access and transfer files, links, notes, addresses, and more. While message notifications...

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From the Editor's Desk: It's time for the BlackBerry Classic

It's time for the BlackBerry Classic

February 25th, 2014 at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. That's when BlackBerry announced they would be releasing a keyboard phone with the classic trackpad and function keys, better known at that time as the BlackBerry Q20. Since then, the device has gone through a bit of a branding change, arguably for the better, thanks to BlackBerry Executive Chairman and CEO John Chen and it will be...

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Get more with BlackBullet as it goes headless and connects with Pushbullet servers

BlackBullet is an app that has been around for a while in BlackBerry World, in beta, no less and is a pretty nice third party Pushbullet client for BlackBerry 10. We've announced it and also done up a review on it. As I've said, it's an app currently labelled with beta status but has got a lot to offer and does receive regular updates. Such an update occurred during the week which now adds a...

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