CF PillPad HD gets a makeover and goes on sale for a limited time

CF PillPad HD gets a makeover and goes on sale for a limited time

Taking care of one's health is always important as is another's if you are a primary caregiver. For some, juggling the responsibility of Doctor's appointments, medications, and other obligations requires some extra help. CF PillPad is one such application to alleviate the stress of remembering prescriptions, dosages, and physician contact information. Last year when reciting my Mother's list of...

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BlackBerry India's Sunil Lalvani speaks on security, Z3 launch, and QNX in India

Sunil Lalvani, Managing Director, BlackBerry India has had a busy week with the launch of the BlackBerry Z3 in India. As part of that process he's been speaking with several Indian news outlets about the launch, the landscape for BlackBerry in India, and what the company is focusing on. The Economic Times India sat down with the Managing Director for a pretty awesome interview. As part of the...

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BlackBerry's Intelligent Assistant app looks to actually be powered by Maluuba

As we now know from BlackBerry 10.3 OS leaks and developer builds, BlackBerry is working on improving their voice recognition app on BlackBerry 10 to bring it more in line with the likes of Siri on iOS, Google Now on Android, and Cortana on Windows Phone. Early versions of it have been built into BlackBerry 10.3 but rather than it just being a simple reskinning of the voice recognition system...

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BlackBerry India shows us why the BlackBerry Z3 is a great device!

The BlackBerry Z3 has been announced for India and preorders for the device are already well underway. But just in case you're on the fence about whether or not the BlackBerry Z3 is the device for you though, BlackBerry India has put up a really great video showing off some of the region specific features, hardware design and advanced options available within the BlackBerry 10 OS. As...

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CrackBerry Asks: Which free cloud storage service are you using on BlackBerry 10?

The ability access cloud storage has become a priority for most folks these days. Whether you're backing up data, need access to files everywhere you are or are simply just looking for easier ways to share photos, videos, files and more there's a good chance you're using a cloud storage service to make your life easier. Luckily, BlackBerry 10 makes it all rather easy to not only get started...

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Summer Accessory Roundup - You could win an Aquapac case for your BlackBerry!

Aquapac saves the day!

It's summertime and for a lot of people that means trips to the lake, long days at the beach, and evenings at the pool. All of those things CAN spell D-I-S-A-S-T-E-R for your BlackBerry if you're not careful! Water damage is no joke, and sand is definitely not your phone's BFF. While there are many cases out there that protect against drops and other physical happenings, Aquapac is a CrackBerry...

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Evolution Browser for BlackBerry 10 gets updated and goes on sale

Evolution Browser

An update and a price drop all in the same week - nice. That's what's happened to Evolution Browser for BlackBerry 10, so if you were tempted when we covered the alternative browser for your BlackBerry, but couldn't justify the price, now may be the perfect time to give it a go. There are a bunch of reasons to use Evolution Browser over the native one but I suspect the most prominent feature...

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BlackBerry introduces the BlackBerry Fact Check Portal

We all know the media hasn't been portraying BlackBerry in the best light of late and sometimes you read articles where facts have clearly not been checked and that can be quite frustrating. To combat this, BlackBerry has launched the BlackBerry Fact Check Portal, a place for you to help BlackBerry clear up the glaring errors that tend to crop up within articles relating to BlackBerry....

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New beta update for Polarbear for BlackBerry 10

New beta update for Polarbear for BlackBerry 10

The Polarbear app hasn't seen an update for some time but that doesn't mean that the developer hasn't been busy working behind the scenes. The developer has released a new beta update for registered beta users to try out. This beta version sees a UI tweak and it feels smoother. If you'd like to try it out you can register as a beta tester. If you haven't heard of Polarbear before, it's an app...

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Deal of the Day: Incipio OVRMLD Hard Case for BlackBerry Z10

Deal of the Day: Incipio OVRMLD Hard Case for BlackBerry Z10

For today only, buy the Incipio OVRMLD Hard Case for BlackBerry Z10 and save 45% off the list price! The Incipio OVRMLD Case is engineered with raised NGP barriers to protect the soft touch finish from unpredictable scratches and surface wear. The dual-injected design combines impact resistant, semi-rigid NGP with a rigid plextonium frame. Colors include black and pink. List Price: $39.99  ...

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WhatsApp beta update lets you archive chats, get it from BlackBerry Beta Zone

WhatsApp, the instant messaging service we all love to hate. I have to admit, I still have the app installed on my BlackBerry device. I did manage to persuade a lot of people to switch to BBM and continue to use it, especially if they want to chat to me but there are still a few that just won't install it. I'm sure many of you have contacts in that boat too. If you still use WhatsApp, for...

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Check out this bevy of BlackBerry Passport & OS 10.3 screenshots!

Check out this bevy of BlackBerry Passport & OS 10.3 screenshots!

The BlackBerry Passport is one hotly anticipated device and while we've already seen a ton of it already, there's still plenty more to show off. If you can't quite get a feel for the device then allow us to possibly help. We've managed to get our hands on plenty of screenshots that look to be from demo material of the device and of course, it's running 10.3 so that's a bit of an additional...

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Google I/O brings security enhancements to Android, BlackBerry CEO reminds us why BlackBerry is still better at security

Unless you were somewhere stuck without internet today, then you likely caught wind of Google's I/O conference where they announced several new things for that are in the works for Android. Android Wear, Android L, Android Auto, Android TV. Among all those announcements, Google also noted they would be stepping up Android's security and that apparently caught the attention of BlackBerry CEO...

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BlackBerry Blend retail demo video appears

BlackBerry Blend retail demo video appears

If you've been following BlackBerry rumors then BlackBerry Blend is a product name you're likely familiar with. It's been showing up in BlackBerry OS leaks pretty much forever now, it's been shown off at Enterprise events and heck, we've even got to play around with a few demos of it here and there. The problem with it though, is the BlackBerry is saying nothing about it and are letting the...

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New images show off the contextual portion of the BlackBerry Passport keyboard

Although BlackBerry CEO John Chen has gone hands on with the BlackBerry Passport and despite the fact we now know more about the keyboard on the whole, we've yet to really see the keyboard as it was meant to be used in action. As it was described by BlackBerry, the keyboard will offer different options depending on where you are in the OS and what application you're using. In addition to...

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BlackBerry OS 10.2.1.3247 now rolling out officially

BlackBerry OS 10.2.1.3247 now rolling out officially

If you opted to not install the OS 10.2.1.3247 leak that appeared, you may not have too long to wait for it to show up on device. Perhaps, you may have already even received it. As we noted when it leaked out, it is the next official OS to be delivered by carriers and some in Singapore, France and UK have already started releasing it over the air. If you've received it on your device already...

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Missed the BlackBerry 10.3 Jam Direct event? You can now watch the replay

If you happened to miss out on the BlackBerry 10.3 Jam Direct event held yesterday, you can now get yourself caught up by watching the replay. Whether you're a developer or just someone who is interested in some of the changes coming with BlackBerry OS 10.3, it's something you'll want to check out. it's over two hours long, so make sure you sit aside some time to watch it all. Learn how you...

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Supreme court rules police need a warrant to search cell phones

BlackBerry password lock

/> The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled unanimously that police must have a warrant to search the content inside a cell phone of a person who has been arrested. The decision is the result of two cases that were brought to the Supreme Court, Riley v. California and U.S. v. Wurie, both of which involved police who searched the content of cell phones of people who had been arrested but without...

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Deal of the Day: BlackBerry Micro-USB Travel Charger

Deal of the Day: BlackBerry Micro-USB Travel Charger

For today only, buy the BlackBerry Micro-USB Travel Charger and get 77% off the list price! Use it at home, or take it with you to the office, to the airport or anywhere! This OEM charger features folding blades for easy storage, is three feet long to maximize your flexibility and it's compatible with any micro-USB device. And, like all BlackBerry smartphone chargers, it reliably delivers...

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BlackBerry Z3 coming to the Middle East in July, pre-orders start today

blackberry Z3

BlackBerry has announced that their BlackBerry Z3 smartphone will begin to go on sale in countries located in the Middle East starting in July, with pre-orders for the device beginning today in one of those countries. The Z3 will go on sale first in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) in July, and other Middle Eastern countries such as Qatar, Bahrain and Kuwait...

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