BlackBerry completes acquisition of Good Technology

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BlackBerry has just bolstered the company's solutions for enterprise customers with the finalization of acquiring Good Technology. With the mobile security provider fully integrated into BlackBerry, it will be possible to offer a unified, secure mobility platform with apps for mobile devices across multiple platforms. This acquisition will add Google services and technologies into the mix....

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BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - Heart

BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - Heart

We're reaching the final leg of waiting for the Priv to arrive and this week, we dig into all the latest news surrounding the device including the latest unboxing from Carphone Warehouse, the BlackBerry stock apps arriving on Google Play as well as the Content Transfer app which will help folks move their data from BlackBerry 10 to Android and if that's not enough, there was also some...

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B&H Photo Video now taking pre-orders for the BlackBerry Priv

B&H Photo now taking pre-orders for the BlackBerry Priv

Although pre-orders for the BlackBerry Priv have already begun through ShopBlackBerry for the US, UK and Canada, retailer B&H Photo has now jumped on board as well. As noted on their site, pre-orders for the first Android-powered BlackBerry smartphone have started with expected availability on November 20, 2015. B&H has maintained the same pricing for orders through them, meaning you...

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Mobile Nations Weekly: Happy Halloween!

Mobile Nations Weekly: Happy Halloween!

Trick or treat! Boo! Before you head out to gather candy from the neighbors, scare small children, or party the night away in a costume you put months of work into (or a few hours at best), it's time to catch up on the week in news. So what happened? Apple's new Apple TV media box went on sale, and the reviews so far are that it's a great little piece of tech. But that's not the only thing...

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Turn videos into GIFs, merge videos, extract audio and more with Penzus MMT

If you're looking for a multimedia app, Penzus MMT (Multimedia Tool) is a good app to get. It's a powerful, professional tool and there's quite a list of things you can do with this app. There have been a few times it has proven useful for me recently. You can create GIFs from multiple photos or even from a video. You can then share them on social media sites, including BBM Channels. You can...

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Halloween 2015

It's Halloween and that means it's time to dust off the cauldrons, scare up some ghosts, and start planning your costume for the 5th annual Mobile Nations No Tricks Just Treats Halloween Photo Contest! We're looking for your best tech inspired costumes this year. Are the kids excited to dress up like their favorite Xbox game characters, your wife wanting to transform into an iPhone 6s (in Rose...

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BlackBerry Priv for Verizon captured in new photo

BlackBerry Priv for Verizon captured in new photo

Want a BlackBerry Priv on Verizon? Of course, you do. The fact Verizon nor BlackBerry have made any announcements surrounding the device being released on big red though has caused a lot of rumors to bubble up in the CrackBerry Forums. The latest being that although Verizon is on board with releasing the device eventually, they'll not be making it available until 'early 2016'. While the 2016...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for October 30, 2015

BlackBerry App Roundup 10/30/15

Happy Halloween (early) CrackBerry nation! First off, let me just say I hope you will be participating in the Mobile Nations No Tricks Just Treats Halloween contest. Only one week remains between now and the Priv by BlackBerry. While waiting will be the hard part, you can use the BlackBerry Content Transfer application to help backup and move your existing device data over. Until next time,...

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Have you pre-ordered a BlackBerry Priv?

Have you pre-ordered a BlackBerry Priv?

The pre-orders for the Priv by BlackBerry are well underway through various outlets such as Rogers, Carphone Warehouse, Shop BlackBerry and more. With shipments rolling out on November 6, 2015, and like every BlackBerry device before it, we're rather curious as to how many of you all out there have already jumped into the foray and placed your order for one. Of course, the best way to judge...

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Sasktel to offer the BlackBerry Priv, though no pricing is available yet

Sasktel will carry the BlackBerry Priv

Regional carrier Sasktel will also be carrying the upcoming BlackBerry Priv. The carrier has not announced pricing at this time, but the listing shows coming soon. We've seen a number of carriers offer support for BlackBerry's first Android-powered smartphone, and its great to see more support behind it. The Priv is expected to begin shipping around November 6, which isn't far off. For those...

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Explore the world, meet new people, and promote your business with Air Messages

Air Messages

Marco Gallo, the developer behind such popular games as Metal Pixels and Nostalgia has been hard at work with his current project, Air Messages. For the last few months, users only had access to this unique communications application through the BlackBerry Beta Zone. Air Messages employs an uncommon method by which users from around the globe can communicate, which in this case, is geospatial...

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Mobile Nations Community Update, October 2015

Mobile Nations Community Update, October 2015

Mobile Nations Community Update Time again for the Mobile Nations Community Update! Join me as I walk you through some of the best things that happened around Android Central, Connectedly, CrackBerry, iMore, and Windows Central this month. October was a heck of a month, with plenty of event coverage. Microsoft held their #Windows10Devices event in New York...

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Carphone Warehouse gives us another look at the BlackBerry Priv and what's in the box

Carphone Warehouse is back with another Priv by BlackBerry video, this time giving us another look at the smartphone as well as what is in the box. We've already seen a few hands-on videos of the Priv, but this time the folks at Carphone Warehouse unbox a retail unit for the first time. Wondering what will come in the package when you receive your first Android-powered BlackBerry? Well, it...

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BlackBerry Priv accessories are now available at CrackBerry Canada

BlackBerry Priv accessories are now available at CrackBerry Canada

Sync pods, chargers, hard cases, and flip cases — it's all here for your BlackBerry Priv at CrackBerry Canada. Planning on scooping up a BlackBerry Priv? Check out these OEM Priv accessories available at CrackBerry Canada including flip cases, hard cases, sync pods, and more. Everything's backed by a 60-day warranty and there's free shipping on most orders over CAD 50. Let's take a peek at...

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Pick up Mpow's Cheetah Bluetooth headphones for just $10 from Amazon

Mpow's Cheetah Bluetooth headphones are just $10 on Amazon

Mpow's Cheetah Bluetooth headphones are currently on sale at Amazon for just $10 with coupon code VQQQF2PW. The list price on these headphones is $80, with a sale price showing as $28, but you can grab them for a limited time for even less. The headphones are available in a variety of colors, including blue, green, yellow and pink, so you can pick a pair to fit your preference. It appears as...

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BlackBerry Priv simulator makes its way to Telus

BlackBerry Priv simulator is on the Telus site

If you are interested to see what BlackBerry has done with Android, Telus has posted a simulator for BlackBerry Priv, which shows off various aspects of the OS in action. From the basics, like powering the Priv on and unlocking the screen, to using the BlackBerry Hub, Productivity Edge and more, the simulator gives a lot of great information. Unfortunately you won't be able to just poke...

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BlackBerry App Generator apps to be transitioned to Amazon Appstore

BlackBerry App Generator apps moving to Amazon Appstore

If you have an app in BlackBerry World that was made using the BlackBerry App Generator you'll want to note that the apps will be moving to Amazon's Appstore. Earlier this year, BlackBerry App Generator reached its end of life, and no new apps could be made and submitted using the service, and at the end of the year these apps will be removed from BlackBerry World. If you have an app in...

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Amazon's Scary Good Deals scores you over $70 worth of apps and games for free

Get $70 of apps for free from Amazon

Amazon's Scary Good Deals offer is a way for you to grab $70 worth of Android apps and games at no cost. We've seen Amazon offer plenty of app deals in the past, but its always great to see them continue. This time around, you can grab Runtastic Pro, LEGO Star Wars Microfighters, Splashtop Remote Desktop and much more, all for free. Here are some of the deals: Runtastic Pro - $4.99 Lego Star...

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BlackBerry offers a closer look at the Priv with new feature overview video

Although there certainly hasn't been a drought of Priv information being put out there, it's fair to say that most folks waiting for the device have been wanting more, specifically from BlackBerry, and now they have delivered. Two new videos have hit the internet, one being a pretty fantastic feature overview of the Priv which highlights the BlackBerry Hub, Pop-Up Widgets, DTEK, 4K video...

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Ambient Details from Wikipedia updated with action bar options and bug fixes

This app was released not too long ago and we did a quick write up on it but that doesn't stop the developer from releasing an updated version with some new features as well as the regular bug fixes and improvements. For those who may have missed our article, Ambient Details from Wikipedia is an app that uses your location to pull information from Wikipedia and can tell you more about a place...

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