ShopBlackBerry offering Valentine's Day deals on DTEK50 and DTEK60!

If your Valentine's Day sweetheart isn't really into cards, candy or flowers, and would prefer a new BlackBerry, ShopBlackBerry has placed both the DTEK50 and DTEK60 on sale for a limited time across all regions ShopBlackBerry serves. ShopBlackBerry Canada - DTEK50 now available for $344 regular $429. DTEK60 now available for $597 regular $650 ShopBlackBerry US - DTEK50 now available for $...

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As BlackBerry continues to grow their software offerings, the company has now introduced a new software development kit for secure cloud-based communications better known as BBM Enterprise SDK. BBM Enterprise SDK, will enable developers to integrate secure messaging, voice and video capabilities into applications and services. We are constantly innovating and looking for ways to leverage...

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What type of phone will you be upgrading to the BlackBerry Mercury from? [Poll]

*/ /*-->*/ So you're already thinking about getting a BlackBerry 'Mercury' when it becomes available. I want to know, what type of phone will you be upgrading from? Be sure to cast your vote in the poll below and sound off in the comments! What are you upgrading to the BlackBerry Mercury from? I don't think the purpose of this post can be any clearer. For those of you already...

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After spending some time in the BlackBerry Beta Zone, the latest BlackBerry Android app updates have now started to filter out through the Google Play Store. This time around, the BlackBerry Hub gets the most attention as it features plenty of new enhancements as well as the long-awaited dark theme option. Also rolling out as a bit of a surprise is a new update to Password Keeper which also...

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When you are driving your focus should be on the road ahead and not a phone in your hands. Put the phone down somewhere safe with Spigen's great universal car mount for just $15 right now with coupon code GDFXMVUF. Being universal, the mount will work with a huge variety of phones, and getting your phone in it is simple thanks to its one-touch technology. This allows for the phone to easily lock...

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Learn to code with Python for only $44

Python 3

Just about everything relies on some type of code nowadays. Cars are computerized; we use computers all day long, and we're glued to our smartphones from sunup to sundown. Python is a major coding language for apps and it's an excellent tool if you're wanting to enter the field of software development, especially if you want to build apps for a living. Learn for less! Learn More But you can...

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Sizing up the BlackBerry Mercury with a DIY Mockup [Reader Mail]

*/ /*-->*/ Just because you can't get your hands on a BlackBerry Mercury yet doesn't mean you can't make one to get your hands on! Since coming out of blogging retirement in honor of CrackBerry's 10th Anniversary this month, I've been blown away by both the warm welcome I've received by the community and also the enduring passion for BlackBerry that so many of our members have. I...

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Enter now to win a free DTEK60 from CrackBerry!

We know all of you are anxiously awaiting the new BlackBerry Mercury, and we are too! But don't forget that we still have this giveaway running for a few more days, and one lucky CrackBerry reader will take home a free BlackBerry DTEK60! Let's get to it! Make sure you read the full details at the bottom of the page to get in on this giveaway and good luck! THE PRIZE The winner will receive a...

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BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - Brief

Did you miss BerryFlow live last night? If so, you can now go ahead and get yourself caught up by grabbing the audio or checking out the video. This week, we kept things pretty brief in order to make time for the Super Bowl, but still managed to pack a lot of content into the conversation. Topics The Good 'Ole Days of CrackBerry Are Coming Back! Win an IOU for a BlackBerry Mercury! What you...

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*/ /*-->*/ Here's a tech story you've never heard of before, which includes me meeting a dude at an airport with a bag full of cash to exchange it for stolen phones. Seem unbelievable? Then watch the video! But First, a Little CrackBerry History In the early days of CrackBerry, Research In Motion was growing like crazy and pumping out new BlackBerry phones at a rapid pace....

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Following several rumors and speculation, BlackBerry have now officially announced an exclusive, long-term licensing agreement with leading Indian telecom enterprise, Optiemus Infracom Ltd to bring the production of secure BlackBerry Android handsets in more global markets including India, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bangladesh. This agreement with Optiemus comes shortly after announcing similar deals...

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From the Editor's Desk: Looking Back While Looking Forward

Technically Bla1ze is still the editor around here, but during our 10 Years of CrackBerry celebration I'm hijacking the column CBK 2.0 */ /*-->*/ In case you haven't noticed, I'm having a blast "bringing CBK out of retirement" to celebrate 10 Years of CrackBerry this month. Being a little older and wiser, I think CBK 2.0 may prove to be better at the role than his 1.0 predecessor....

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Put your thinking caps on CrackBerry community... it's time to come up with the next generation of CB gear and BlackBerry tag lines! */ /*-->*/ In our earliest years of CrackBerry, I used to get hounded almost daily to sell CrackBerry gear in our ShopCrackBerry store. There's a long, complicated story as to why we never did that (maybe it'll be told before this month is over in our...

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Attendees will get to take home sweet CrackBerry swag and VIP tickets to the BlackBerry Mobile launch event on the 25th! */ /*-->*/ BlackBerry Mobile will be officially unveiling the BlackBerry 'Mercury' at their press event on Saturday, February 25th in Barcelona. I'm attending. Bla1ze is attending. We decided while we're in Barcelona it only makes sense to have a proper CrackBerry...

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BlackBerry begins rollout of February Android security update

BlackBerry powered by Android Security Bulletin – February 2017 now posted for all. Although the BlackBerry Security Incident Response Team has yet to post the details for the February Android update, it does appear as though the rollout has begun for quite a few folks. As per normal, it has started with Priv owners and will expand out from there. Once downloaded and installed, you should see...

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Looking for some fresh builds of the Hub+ core apps? If you're part of the BlackBerry Beta Zone testing, you'll want to check for updates available in the Google Play Store. New beta builds of BlackBerry Hub+ Services, BlackBerry Hub, Calendar, Contacts, Notes, and Tasks are now available. As with most of their beta rollouts, BlackBerry hasn't updated the changelogs so it's all kind of a...

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TL;DR: BlackBerry = Old BlackBerry, now a software company; BlackBerry Mobile = New BlackBerry Smartphones, TCL a hardware company */ /*-->*/ Coming out of retirement to celebrate 10 Years of CrackBerry, it immediately became apparent that life in BlackBerry land is a little more complicated than it used to be. With this editorial, I plan to set things straight, for my sanity and...

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Registration is now open for the BlackBerry Developer Summit Europe

For those of you who missed out on the BlackBerry Developer Summit that took place in New York, registration for the BlackBerry Developer Summit Europe has now opened up. You'll have to act fast, though, as space is currently limited. Join us at the BlackBerry Developer Summit Europe, March 24th, 2017, in London, UK. Secure your spot to learn and collaborate with the experts behind...

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Win an IOU for a BlackBerry Mercury from CrackBerry Kevin!

Win a BlackBerry Mercury

Fill out the form below for your first chance to win a BlackBerry Mercury */ /*-->*/ It's February 2017, which means CrackBerry turns TEN YEARS OLD this month. This wouldn't be CrackBerry and I wouldn't be CrackBerry Kevin if we didn't celebrate by giving away a chance to win the latest and greatest upcoming BlackBerry Smartphone. That is of the course is the Android-powered...

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If you're browsing CrackBerry on the web and you're not already a member, now's the time to join or download our app! */ /*-->*/ Personally, I'm a huge fan of advertising. Always have been. TV commercials and magazine ads are what motivated me to want things as a kid growing up and develop an entrepreneurial spirit (if you want things, you need to be able to pay for them!). Now as...

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