Stave off a penguin assault with 1000 copies of SnowLogic

Stave off a penguin assault with 1000 copies of SnowLogic

In certain areas of the world, December is not just about the holidays but about the change in weather with its plummeting temperatures and snow. On occasions such as this, having a fun and easy game to pass the time is always welcome. One such game that came across my inbox is SnowLogic, an interesting game that is a cross between Plants and Zombies and Pudding Monsters. In this action...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for December 12, 2014

BlackBerry App Roundup for December 12, 2014

Howdy CrackBerry nation! Time once again to give a quick wrap up of all the exciting news that happened this past week. Now where do we begin? One item that was certainly not to be missed, is an interesting look at cancer research with a little help from BlackBerry that aired on 60 Minutes that you should take a closer look at. I also have to give another reminder that we're a little bit closer...

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BlackBerry Classic pre-orders sold out in North America

BlackBerry Classic pre-orders sold out in North America

The BlackBerry navigation keys and trackpad are so popular that Shop BlackBerry has announced that the BlackBerry Classic is sold out of its pre-order inventory in North America ahead of a scheduled launch this month. According to BlackBerry's online shop, the $449 smartphone is expected to be re-stocked sometime in early January 2015. The device is still listed as being in-stock for other...

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Vodafone to launch wireless services for US-based enterprise customers in 2015

Vodafone to launch wireless services for US-based enterprise customers next year

Vodafone Americas has announced its intent to introduce wireless services for its multinational enterprise customers in the United States in 2015. The services will be offered under an mobile virtual network operator deal with T-Mobile US. From Vodafone: Vodafone's MNC customer proposition includes: An unrivaled international wireless footprint, with networks in 27 countries (...

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CB10 updated with bug fixes, performance improvements and better Passport support!

A little surprise for everyone is now filtering through BlackBerry World. Yes, you can say it. I sure did. Finally! The CB10 app has been updated. This release sees the app jump into v1.7.1 and it brings a TON of improvements across the board, everything from small bug fixes to performance improvements and yes, even improved BlackBerry Passport support. Have a look at the change log....

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Create custom polygonal wallpapers with Walls for BlackBerry 10

Create custom polygonal wallpapers with Walls for BlackBerry 10

Being able switch wallpapers gives a whole new look and feel to your device. I have a tendency of either changing them often or sticking with a few favorites, as some of you may have noticed during the BlackBerry App Roundups. Now I am no stranger to wallpaper generators and have used several in the past including one that employs low-poly, triangle designs. For the latter, these designs add a...

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BBM update rolls out with a way to send stickers in group chat and more

BBM update rolls out with a way to send stickers in group chat and more

BlackBerry has released a new update to its BBM app in BlackBerry World adding a number of new features, including a way to send stickers to in group chat: Here's a look at the new change log for the app: Send stickers in group chats! See when a contact has received and viewed your sent pictures. Share multiple pictures, files and contacts at the same time. (Multiperson chat only supports...

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Save over 50% today on these thin and durable hard cases for BlackBerry Z10

Save over 50% today on these thin and durable hard cases for BlackBerry Z10

The SURFACE Case is perfect for those looking for sleek protection. This case protects your BlackBerry Z10 from scratches and drops while adding minimal bulk and convenient viewing with its built-in kickstand. Get yours in black, red or purple today for just $16.95!

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EE Store Cambridge

EE will be scrapping the Orange Wednesday 2-for-1 cinema ticket deal after being available for a decade. Customers of Orange (and subsequently EE) have enjoyed a weekly deal that allowed them to head down to their local cinema to check out the latest blockbusters at a reduced price. This offer will no longer be available after February 2015, but the carrier stresses they are working on a worthy...

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With Christmas just around the corner, when I saw that Angry Birds Seasons for BlackBerry 10 had been updated I presumed that it would involve some festive treats. I was wrong, once again. The good news is that because the new levels introduced in version 4.2.1 are not Christmasy it will ensure that you don't get the post Christmas blues when playing the game in the New Year. So in this...

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Some interesting news today coming out of the BlackBerry India camp. They have teamed up with Idea Cellular to offer the countries first ever enhanced SIM-based licensing (ESBL) solution. If like me you have no idea what that is read on and all will be revealed. All the details are of course in the following press release but as a quick teaser this new partnership will allow Idea Cellular...

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Snake 3D - an old classic gets a sweet revamp and is free on BlackBerry 10

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If you're as old as me you'll remember when the game Snake was super popular the first time around. And that lasted for a good few years as the game came pre-loaded on all Nokia phones I think. Snake 3D runs along the same concept apart from things have developed in the graphics department a bit over the last 20 years or so. Free to download from BlackBerry World and available for all...

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HJ Story, Underdog and Disney Fairies BBM stickers now available!

HJ Story, Underdog and Disney Fairies BBM stickers now available!

The BBM Shop has been the past few days releasing new batches of stickers and now they've gone ahead and released a few more. This time around we get HJ Story, Underdog and Disney Fairies to choose from but perhaps with sticker packs all being on sale right now for only 99 cents, you won't have choose, you can just grab them all if you like. HJ Story - Spreading love and happiness and smiles...

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ReadItNow updated with several bug fixes and layout improvements

ReadItNow updated with several bug fixes and layout improvements

If you're like me and store away articles for later reading in your Pocket account, you'll be pleased to know ReadItNow, the third-party Pocket client on BlackBerry 10 has now been updated with several improvements and bug fixes across the board. Jumping into v6.9.4.0, the update is available right now in BlackBerry World and readily available for download. Have a look at the change log....

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BlackBerry Classic Preview: Brick Breaker returns with trackpad controls

Ah, Brick Breaker. The classic game that came pre-loaded on BlackBerry smartphones for years was a favorite time waster for many but when BlackBerry 10 arrived, it was left behind. Eventually, it was re-imagined for BlackBerry 10 and released into BlackBerry World but without trackpad navigation controls it just wasn't the same. Now though, with the upcoming arrival of the BlackBerry Classic,...

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Ford unveils its QNX-powered Sync 3 entertainment and connected car system

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Ford officially revealed its plans for Sync 3, the newest version of its entertainment and connected car system, earlier today. The new version is powered at the core by BlackBerry's QNX software, a change we expected was coming at some point. The car maker says that it will start appearing in its new vehicles sometime in 2015. Ford said that while Sync 3 has been made mostly for hands-free...

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It was only a couple of weeks ago that Evernote received an update for BlackBerry 10 devices. That version v5.5.1.561 was only a small one offering up some fixes and improvements. It's pretty much the same this time around too with v5.5.2.587, although as well as enhancements we also get a faster launch of the app. Not being a user myself I hadn't noticed any lag, but clearly someone had so...

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This easy-access spring clip holster for BlackBerry Q10 is on sale today for $14.95!

The Seidio Spring Clip Holster holds your BlackBerry Q10 securely in place, and then lifts for quick access. Both the felt liner and the face-in design protect your screen from scratches while a soft touch coating provides a better feel and grip. The rear clip can be rotated in both vertical and horizontal positions, too! Get yours today and save 50%

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Although I hit up the Amazon Appstore on my BlackBerry 10 devices each day I don't always download the 'free app of the day' unless it's one I really think both you readers and myself would enjoy using. That happened today when I discovered Bag It. As usual with me, my first thoughts of a puzzle game were that I won't like it too much, but I was very wrong - Bag It rocks. While the thought...

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NSR Reader adds BlackBerry Classic support - 1000 copies up for grabs!

NSR Reader adds BlackBerry Classic support - 1000 copies up for grabs!

Our BlackBerry devices allow to read several formats in a variety of ways. Whether it be using the Docs to Go or the built-in Adobe Reader, there are certainly several options for viewing your documents. NSR Reader is a third-party view that allows you to view PDF, TIFF, and DjVu files with ease on your BlackBerry and demonstrates functionality not found in the native applications. Recently,...

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