"Loyalty doesn't feed my family, BlackBerry. I need incentives. I need to make more money."

I recently caught up with a friend who is an independent app developer. He's capable of developing for other mobile platforms, but historically he's focused on BlackBerry app development and has been quite prolific at it over the years. There is a good chance you have downloaded one or more of his apps. It didn't take long for me to ask my friend —who's name I'm going to leave anonymous for...

Continue Reading

Best running apps for BlackBerry

Best running apps for BlackBerry

It's fitness month here at Mobile Nations. Are you ready? I have enjoyed fitness month the past two years and I quite like that we're doing it in June this year. It's warmer and I think more people will jump in this time. If you're looking into running then this post is for you. We've compiled a list the best running apps on BlackBerry 10, see which one tickles your fancy and give it a try....

Continue Reading

Win a BlackBerry Classic or Passport!!!

Win a BlackBerry Classic or Passport!!!

Login to CrackBerry.com and leave a comment to this article for your chance to win an IOU for a BlackBerry Classic or BlackBerry Passport (windermere) when it becomes available!! UPDATE: The BlackBerry Windermere is officially the Passport — the BlackBerry Classic will be launching in November! June is here and I wanted to start the month with an awesome CrackBerry contest. I was thinking...

Continue Reading

BlackBerry Windermere images and specs turn up online

BlackBerry Windermere images and specs turn up online

One of the most anticipated (yet still unofficial) devices is the BlackBerry Windermere AKA BlackBerry Q30. We've heard plenty about the rumored device lately, there has still been plenty left to the story. Today some images and specs have turned up online, offering plenty of insight into just what BlackBerry has in store for the Windermere later this year. We already know the Windermere...

Continue Reading
More BlackBerry 10 Browser tips to help your surf the mobile web like a pro

We took a look at 10 BlackBerry 10 Browser tips to help you browse the mobile web more efficiently. At the same time we asked, you the reader, to share other tips you have. There was a nice handful of things suggested so we thought we'd bring you another post with more browser tips.  We've got some specific QWERTY keyboard tips but there are some other tips for other device users, too....

Continue Reading

Deal of the Day: Seidio Spring Clip Holster for BlackBerry Q10

Deal of the Day: Seidio Spring Clip Holster for BlackBerry Q10

For today only, buy the Seidio Spring Clip Holster for BlackBerry Q10 and get 43% off the regular price! This 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 and exposure to outside elements. The rear clip can be rotated in seven different directions, too! List Price...

Continue Reading

Follow all the happenings from WWDC 2014 live with iMore!

WWDC 2014

While we all love BlackBerry, there's no denying that today's a pretty big day in the tech sphere — and whatever your preference when it comes to mobile — it's always worth paying attention to what Apple is doing at its annual WWDC event which just so happens to start today. Most of the week is dedicated to developer sessions but the show is opened by a keynote address starring CEO Tim Cook...

Continue Reading

How to instantly view your remaining battery percentage with the BlackBerry Z3

Z3 Battery

If you're already a BlackBerry 10 user then you'll more than likely know how to quickly view your battery percentage on your device. But for new users of the BlackBerry Z3 this is really just a quick heads up tip. Prior to OS 10.2.1 being released we had to jump into the settings or have a third party app running which may display your remaining battery in the Active Frame. Not anymore though...

Continue Reading

From the Editor's Desk: #MobileFit Month Begins Today!

#MobileFit

June 1st is here, which means #MobileFit Month has begun across all of our Mobile Nations sites, including Android Central, CrackBerry, iMore, WPCentral and Connectedly! To kick off #MobileFit month right, I woke up early and went for a Sunday morning run. If you're looking for a little motivation to get active today, be sure to hit play on the video above. ;) The training montage video was...

Continue Reading
BroPilot could very well save your relationship or at the very least, reinvigorate it

Have you ever heard from your wife or perhaps your girlfriend, 'you never say sweet things to me any more like you used to' or maybe 'you never send me messages any more', if so you need BroPilot in your life. It's a bit of wingman for you, that works on your phone and it could very well help keep your relationship alive. We all know some guys tend to forget to send their significant others...

Continue Reading

Are you a Flickr user? Check out Upload to Flickr

Are you a Flickr user? Check out Upload to Flickr

We don't have an official Flickr app for BlackBerry 10 and as always members of the BlackBerry developer community will jump in to fill the void - iGrann, Whine, Snap2Chat. Though, Upload to Flickr is not a full blown app, it does allow you to upload pictures to your Photostream or add to existing albums in your account. I used to be a pretty big Flickr user way back when. I still ocassionally...

Continue Reading

Review 13: The Terminator

Review 13: The Terminator

Review is like app or game coverage but for movie series, television shows, comic books, and other geeky entertainment. It's great stuff you can watch and enjoy on your BlackBerry, tablet, or smart TV! On this week's episode Don, Matt, Guy, and Rene talk The Terminator. It's a post-apocalyptic trip through the original and T2, with a dash of T3, T4, and Sarah Connor Chronicles thrown in for...

Continue Reading

Limited Edition Coca-Cola Indonesia Football BBM Sticker available

Limited Edition Coca-Cola Indonesia Football BBM Sticker available

It's 2014 and that means it's FIFA World Cup year! Are you ready for it? BBM is ready for it as there is a Coca-Cola Indonesia Football BBM sticker pack available. The sticker pack was design by Speto, who does a lot of graffiti work for Brazilian culture. It seems to be only available via the BBM Shop if you're in Indonesia but as we discovered early on with the limited edition WWE sticker...

Continue Reading

Win a Team CrackBerry Racing Polo!

CrackBerry Racing Polo!

Leave a comment to this article for your chance to win a size XL Limited Edition Team CrackBerry Racing Polo! The Canadian Grand Prix is fast approaching, and Team CrackBerry is getting revvvved up for it. I'll be in Montreal for the event, as will CrackBerry's Adam Zeis and James Falconer, and we aim to have a ton of fun all weekend as we take in the Formula 1 action and meet-up with as many...

Continue Reading

Like Dr. Who? Then you'll love The TARDIS Team app for BlackBerry!

The Tardis Team

If you have a BlackBerry 10 phone and love Doctor Who, you'll want to fire up BlackBerry World and download The TARDIS Team app. It's the official app of theTARDISteam.com, the greatest website on the internet dedicated to THE DOCTOR and his companions. The app delivers all of The TARDIS Team's excellent content to the palm of your hand in silky smooth native BB10 app form. Even if you have...

Continue Reading

Join us in the #MobileFit month Fitbit Group Challenge!

Fitbit Group Challenge

The month of June is all about getting #MobileFit. We have a lot of great content lined up across iMore, Android Central, CrackBerry, Windows Phone Central and Connectedly that will highlight the intersection of fitness and mobile technology. There's also going to be a lot of fun had by everyone involved. We also invite those of you with a Fitbit activity tracker to join our community challenge...

Continue Reading

Want to learn Cascades? Check out 'Learn BlackBerry 10 App Development'

Want to learn Cascades? Check out 'Learn BlackBerry 10 App Development'

If you ever wanted to learn Cascades but weren't sure where to start, help is on the way. Hot off the press is a new title from Apress called Learn BlackBerry 10 App Development: A Cascades-Driven Approach. The book is action-packed with everything you need to know about getting started with app development on BlackBerry 10, primarily Cascades. You can learn all about QML and JavaScript, and...

Continue Reading

CrackBerry Asks: Do you send more voice notes or photos in BBM?

Voice Notes

BlackBerry 10 has come a long way since we first got our hands on it. Many of the burning issues and gripes we had at the start have since been fixed, leaving little room to complain. It's only when I start really getting nitpick that I can find things that still irk me within the BlackBerry 10 OS. Last night I was sending a few photos over BBM and noticed that when hitting the attach icon,...

Continue Reading

BlackBerry App Roundup for May 30, 2014

BlackBerry App Roundup for May 30, 2014

Howdy CrackBerry readers. It is time once again for the weekly App Roundup where I rustle up some interesting, fun, and useful applications and games for you to try. In just a few days we'll be kicking it into high gear on all the sites as June is #MobileFit Month hosted by Connectedly. All of the sites will be delivering amazing content regarding fitness so make sure you stay tuned all month...

Continue Reading

The Z3 'Jakarta Edition' is being adopted by new BlackBerry users in Indonesia

BlackBerry Z3

The first Foxconn built device from BlackBerry - the Z3 - went on sale in Indonesia a short while back and I thought it was worth asking the question to the people the county if the new low cost handset was their first BlackBerry. Taking a look at the results - things are looking good from where I'm sitting. That is if we take into account that hopefully only people in Indonesia actually voted...

Continue Reading

Pages