The Amzer Pudding TPU case is a slim profile skin case for your BlackBerry Passport

Leather flip cases are all good and well for some people. However, we all have different tastes and I have skin case for review for those who like such cases. I tried the OEM Hard Shell for the BlackBerry Passport but since that only really covers up the corners of the device, I decided to look elsewhere. That's when I came across the Amzer Pudding TPU case. It's a skin case that slips on...

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ReadItNow! updated to bring Hub Browser support, new themes and more

ReadItNow! updated to bring Hub Browser support, new themes and more

For those who use ReadItNow! this is for you. The app has received another update. An update with quite a lot of new features too, as well as fixes, which are always welcome. I really love to see developers constantly update and improve their apps and taking on user feedback. ReadItNow! is one of my most used apps and so I am very thankful to see it constantly updated. If you don't know...

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You can now get a BlackBerry Passport in gold, platinum or rose gold

Gold Passport

Have some money to burn in your pockets and want to get your hands on a BlackBerry Passport in gold, platinum or rose gold? If so, the folks at Gold Genie are willing to help out. They're now taking orders for your choice of BlackBerry Passport with prices ranging from $1,893.83 USD to $2,020.26 USD. Luxury retailers have seemingly been loving the latest batch of BlackBerry devices as...

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UK Prime Minister wants to ban encrypted messaging apps

UK Prime Minister wants to ban encrypted messaging apps

In the wake of the recent terrorist attacks in France, UK Prime Minister David Cameron has come out in support of banning encrypted messaging apps. According to a new report, Cameron alluded that he would be for banning encrypted communication apps, which could include BBM, WhatsApp, and Snapchat, among others. From The Independent: The Prime Minister said today that he would stop the...

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BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - CES

BerryFlow Upstream - CES

For those unfamiliar, Upstream is recurring BlackBerry focused podcast that aims to cover a week's worth of news within one session held by the folks over at BerryFlow every Sunday. Last night, I hopped on to discuss some of the recent announcements coming from QNX and BlackBerry at CES and considering we haven't done a CrackBerry podcast in a while, it only seemed fitting that I post Upstream...

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For you BlackBerry 10 users that use BeWeather 10 Pro for getting current conditions, forecasts and more, you'll want to keep an eye on BlackBerry World as there's an update rolling out. Version 2.1.52 1871 is the latest update and as you'll see below the new features are very much geared towards the BlackBerry Classic and OS 10.3.1. That said, if you're like me and not rocking the Classic...

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BlackBerry Z10 flip shell cases are only $14.95 today while supplies last!

BlackBerry Z10 flip shell cases are only $14.95 today while supplies last!

When this OEM case is closed, the flip closure and hard shell protect the back and sides of your BlackBerry Z10 as well as the display, while automatically dimming your screen to help preserve power. Fold the flip back and sit your device at one of two angles to enjoy your favorite media! Get yours in black or white today and save 57%

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Have you got the skills to conquer the Impossible Road? Free today from Amazon UK

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For you BlackBerry 10 users that like to game, Amazon are giving away Impossible Road (as their 'free app of the day'), which is certain to test your reflexes. The way this one works is that you control a 'ball' or sorts which you need to guide along the rollercoaster style course without coming off the track. Of course, this is not easy as the name suggests. There's only two controls - a...

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Passport-Keyboard-Hero

I recently threw out the question to you BlackBerry Passport owners of 'How do you scroll', as over the past few months I've found myself using the Passport's display to scroll rather than utilizing the magical powers that are in the hardware keyboard, which also allows for scrolling. It's pretty clear from the poll results that I'm in the minority as only 17% of voters said that they too...

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In this day and age getting hold of the ringtones you want is normally nothing more than a Google search away, so bear with me with this one, as it's actually pretty sweet. Ringtones for BlackBerry 10 is certainly not revolutionary, but its content is top notch and what you get (and for free) are 148 tones you can easily download and then use for whatever purpose you wish on your BlackBerry...

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The Stilgut Leather Flip Case is an elegant way to carry your BlackBerry Passport in

I'm quite partial to leather flip cases on my BlackBerry 10 smartphones, ever since I got a red one for the BlackBerry Z10. Back in November 2014, I reviewed the OEM leather flip case for the BlackBerry Passport and while it was pretty good quality and well made, there were more negatives for me and so I looked around for an alternative leather flip case. Many had suggested the Stilgut...

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Crossy Road has been available for iOS devices for a couple of months now and it's been a massive hit. It recently also launched on Android and within just a day or so it then showed up in the Snap store where we can get it onto our BlackBerry 10 devices. The concept of the game isn't really a new one, but the developers have done a glorious job with the colorful blocky graphics and smooth...

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AT&T files motion to dismiss FTC's data throttling suit, invokes common carrier status

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Late last year, the FTC filed a lawsuit against AT&T, stating that the carrier was throttling data for users on unlimited plans, a practice that has allegedly been going on since 2011. AT&T is now looking to file a motion to dismiss the lawsuit by invoking the Tier II "common carrier" clause, which exempts the carrier from FTC's jurisdiction and places it under the purview of the FCC...

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iGrann Pro updated once again to improve image quality and Hub integration

Although iGrann Pro was just updated a few days ago to correct a few issues, another small update has now appeared in BlackBerry World. The latest release covers a bit of the same in the fact it addresses some issues with Hub integration as well as the quality of images that get uploaded to Instagram through iGrann Pro. Additionally, the developer notes there is also improvements to how...

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Did you delete your BlackBerry Hub icon? You can now download it to get it back

Over the past few months BlackBerry has been taking their core apps found on BlackBerry 10 smartphones such as the clock, calculator, compass and more and putting them into BlackBerry making updates to those apps easier for everyone. One of the most recent additions added to BlackBerry World was the text messaging icon and while folks may laugh at that even being an available download, truth is...

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Grab a free copy of Wallpaper++ with this promo code!

Grab a free copy of Wallpaper++ with this promo code!

Everyone loves wallpapers on their devices. It's a simple and easy way to customize your device to make it truly yours and while you can spend time looking around the web for ones that you like, having an app on your device makes the task a little bit easier and Wallpaper++ from Mamdouh Studios is one such app for doing that. We've mentioned Wallpaper++ here on the blogs before but Mamdouh...

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BlackBerry Classic now available at Carphone Warehouse

BlackBerry Classic

Starting today, Brits can pick up the BlackBerry Classic from Carphone warehouse for £26.50 a month and £329.99 SIM free. Vodafone Business, O2, and Clove are also expected to be carrying the Classic soon. The Classic has already gone on sale across the world in Canada, Singapore, UAE, and soon in the U.S. on AT&T and India. The return of the toolbelt is a welcome addition for diehard...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for January 9, 2015

BlackBerry App Roundup for January 9, 2015

Howdy CrackBerry nation! Hope you've all had a wonderful week. It sure has been a busy one I can tell you that. What with our #CESlive 2015 coverage this week from the Las Vegas Convention Center! The whole crew has been doing a fantastic job of bringing you all of the news right as it happens from the showroom floor. From AT&T announcing they would carry the Classic and a redesigned...

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BlackBullet updated with new icons and other tweaks

BlackBullet updated with new icons and other tweaks

For anyone who uses the third party Pushbullet client, BlackBullet, this is for you. Currently still in beta, the developer has been steadily working on the app, pushing updates and improving the app. There has beena couple since our last article on BlackBullet and now there's another one that has been pushed out. Here is the Changelog for 0.4.3.2: cached main list for a 10 times faster app...

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CES Day 3 roundup

CES Day 3 roundup

PRESENTED BY January 8th CES Day 3 round-up The later you get into CES, the weirder it gets, and CES 2015 has been no exception to that rule. After the surprise revelation that Audi had an LG webOS smartwatch we had to wonder what else there could possibly be. Turns out there was still plenty of weird to be found at CES...

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