Sprint rolling out OS 10.2.1.3023 for the BlackBerry Q10

Sprint rolling out OS 10.2.1.3023 for the BlackBerry Q10

If you own a BlackBerry Q10 and are on Sprint, you'll want to go ahead and check for software updates. Reports from the CrackBerry Forums and notice on the Sprint website indicate the carrier has started pushing out OS 10.2.1.3023 for the BlackBerry Q10. While many folks are still going through the changes in the forums, according to the Sprint documentation, here's what you can expect is fixed...

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7digital Music Store for BlackBerry 10 updated to v5.69.6.2

7digital Music Store for BlackBerry 10 updated to v5.69.6.2

Although an update to the 7digital Music Store for BlackBerry 10 came last week, it seems as though it didn't fix all of the issues folks were having and as such, another release has been made available through BlackBerry World. This release is appearing as v5.69.6.2, which is just a point release higher than the previous one but it does have a slightly different change log to go with it....

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PGpgp updated with a few minor changes, 50 copies up for grabs!

PGpgp updated with a few minor changes, 50 copies up for grabs!

In this day and age we are all security conscious and our information. That was why, not too long ago, we told you about an application that allowed users to exchanged encrypted messages with your contacts or decrypt messages sent to you. Based on OpenPGP data encryption method, PGpgp safeguards your text and email communications using a private and public key. Recently, the developer released...

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BlackBerry appoints Dr. Sandeep Chennakeshu President of BlackBerry Technology Solutions Business Unit

Here's a way to kick off a Monday. BlackBerry has now announced they've opened up a new portion of business called BlackBerry Technology Solutions business unit and heading up BTS is Dr. Sandeep Chennakeshu, who formerly worked as President of Ericsson Mobile Platforms and CTO at Sony-Ericsson. Executive Chairman and CEO John Chen said, "I am very pleased that Sandeep has joined BlackBerry...

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Deal of the Day: BlackBerry Z30 Transform Hardshell Case

Deal of the Day: BlackBerry Z30 Transform Hardshell Case

The BlackBerry Transform Shell not only protects against those unforeseen drops, but also folds out to prop up your device in both portrait and landscape positions. It's made of a durable polycarbonate that has 4-corner protection and leaves access to all your important features. Colors include black and white, available for 63% off today only!

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BlackBerry Z3 now available to buy in Egypt

Z3

Just a quick heads up for you folk in Egypt that have been holding out for the BlackBerry Z3. The low cost BlackBerry 10 device is now on sale so it's time to go shopping! The Z3 is currently available from Mobile Shop, Raya, Appliance, and Etisalat Retail for EGP 1849. How that price matches up with the other countries around the globe that the Z3 is also available baffles me, but it's sure...

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CrackBerry Asks: How excited are you for the BlackBerry Assistant?

BlackBerry Assistant?

We've known for some time now that the next version of BlackBerry 10 (10.3) will come with the BlackBerry Assistant built in. Having the ability to use voice commands on a BlackBerry is certainly nothing new, however from my experience it's always been more hassle than it's worth. That's all set to change when the BlackBerry Passport hits the scene running BlackBerry 10.3. It's very early days...

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How to share photos using the BlackBerry Z3

BlackBerry Z3

If you are one of the lucky folk that have picked up the BlackBerry Z3, I suspect you may well be new to BlackBerry 10. You're more than likely an ex BlackBerry OS user but the two operating systems are so different and it can sometimes be a small learning curve. As a BlackBerry Z3 owner you'll be a social creature as it's in our nature these days. That probably means using your new beloved...

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From the Editor's Desk: Almost there

From the Editor's Desk: Almost there

So earlier, I was sitting here looking back at some of the posts about the BlackBerry Classic and the BlackBerry Passport. Going through it all, it seems as though we've been talking about those two particular devices forever. Realistically, its only been since June that things started popping, when BlackBerry CEO John Chen unveiled the BlackBerry Classic and the BlackBerry Passport. Sure, the...

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Capture, organize, and share your voice notes with ease with Echo

Capture, organize, and share your voice notes with ease with Echo

Productivity apps are tools that we use daily to maximize our time. They can bring enhanced functionality to existing features or create new ones to get the job done. In the case of the former, one BlackBerry 10 developer focused his attention on creating a full-featured voice recorder application. While a case could be made that it already exists on BlackBerry 10, albeit hidden away in the...

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MagicPhotos - 1000 free copies up for grabs

MagicPhotos

It may be Sunday and for many of you a day for kicking back and relaxing (if you are that lucky), but that doesn't mean we can't give away an awesome app. The developer of MagicPhotos has been in touch with us and has kindly offered 1000 copies of the BlackBerry 10 photo editing app for free. We took a look at MagicPhotos in depth back in mid 2013 and it got a great review. The native...

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Revisit your childhood with Hot Wheels - Track Builder on BlackBerry 10

Hot Wheels - Track Builder

I can't say I was ever into Hot Wheels myself - maybe I'm too old and missed it as a kid, but when I saw Hot Wheels - Track Builder in the Amazon Appstore I had to check it out on my BlackBerry Z30. And I'm glad I did, as it's pretty darn sweet - and free. As the name suggest, the game allows to you build your own custom tracks and this part is pretty clever, although I didn't really have...

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Deal of the Day: BlackBerry F-S1 Battery for Torch 9810, 9800

Deal of the Day: BlackBerry F-S1 Battery for Torch 9810, 9800

Flight delays, power outages, longer-than-expected trips; you can't always recharge your BlackBerry Torch when you'd like to. But with an extra BlackBerry F-S1 Battery on hand, you can always talk, type, and work as long as you need to. Keep it in your pocket, briefcase or purse and stay connected, powered up, and ready to get the job done. Grab yours today for 86% off!

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Here's another look at how some apps will run on the BlackBerry Passport

Although we've seen some apps running on the BlackBerry Passport previously, we also know the device recently received an OTA update to improve a few things as well and that apparently included how the Android runtime works on some Android apps and improvements to some of the core BlackBerry 10 apps. As we mentioned before, @seb997 has his hands on a BlackBerry Passport and after giving it a...

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Verizon now offering $60 single line plan with unlimited talk and text, 2GB of data

If you happen to be looking for a new smartphone plan and don't need a lot of data and only have one line to worry about, Verizon has now dropped a new plan that might be of interest to you. As part of a new promo, you can now get unlimited voice minutes, unlimited text messaging and 2GB of data for $60, you'll want to pay attention to the overage charges though that are set at a whopping $15/...

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Money Plus on sale for 50% off for a limited time

Money Plus on sale for 50% off for a limited time

As part of the promotion BlackBerry India is currently offering selected applications for 50% off from now until August 25th. One of those applications is Money Plus, which we have featured before for both the PlayBook and in the roundup for BlackBerry 10. If you are not familiar with Money Plus, it is an expense tracking and financial management application. As a feature rich application for...

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New visual style, improved performance, calorie tracking and more with the latest version of Retrace

A while back in the BlackBerry App Roundup I highlighted a GPS tracker to log your activities such as hiking, walking, and biking called GPS Tracker: Retrace. It was simple, effective and got the job done with respects to logging. Since that time the developer incorporated several new changes and features in Retrace including those suggested by users. This latest version, which now stands at 2...

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The Passport is winning the hearts of team BlackBerry

Passport vs Classic

As promised when we ran our poll just the other day, asking if you would be ordering the BlackBerry Passport as soon as you can, here are the results (from 24 hours after publishing) which turned out slightly different to how I thought they would. As you can see below, we have a clear winner and that's that most folk are certainly very interested in picking up the Passport. However, the gap...

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Best Back to School apps for BlackBerry 10

Best Back to School apps for BlackBerry 10

It's that time of year again, summer is winding down and students prepare to head back to school. That also means it's time to take a look at apps to make your student life that bit easier. It's quite fitting for me this year as I am planning to return to university to finish off my degree. I'll certainly be making use of these apps during that time. Without further chit-chat, let's get through...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for August 15, 2014

BlackBerry App Roundup for August 15, 2014

Howdy CrackBerry nation! Another week has flown by and it sure has been a busy one on the blogs. If you haven't already, be sure to enter to win some back-to-school accessories from ShopCrackBerry in the form of a $50 gift certificate. Nothing wrong with gearing up for the new year and that is the perfect way to get you started. Also this week it was announced that BlackBerry and 7digital came...

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