Making a return - CrackBerry app bargains of the week

Bargains

I'm resurrecting this idea from days gone by when we used to feature bargain BlackBerry 10 apps on a weekly basis. Whilst loitering around in BlackBerry World this weekend I spotted a few beauties that are currently on sale and decided they were worth sharing. The following are still paid applications but have had a price reduction this week. We've featured them all before on CrackBerry so...

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Deal of the Day: Incipio FREQUENCY Case for BlackBerry Q10

Deal of the Day: Incipio FREQUENCY Case for BlackBerry Q10

For today only, buy the Incipio FREQUENCY Case for BlackBerry Q10 and save 40% off the list price! Offering full wrap-around protection, the FREQUENCY case by Incipio is crafted with a shock-absorbing polymer. Designed with a transparent response, deco pattern, this music influenced case offers a smooth, unique and protective design for your BlackBerry Q10. List Price: $24.99   Today Only: $...

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Here's how video playback looks on the BlackBerry Passport

Since the BlackBerry Passport appeared, one key question people have had is how video will look on the arguably wide display. As it turns out, they don't look too bad at all according to this quick 47 second video hands on showing off the device loading YouTube and checking out a clip of the Jimmy Fallon show. You're probably not going to want to stray far from CrackBerry today because...

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Twitter for legacy devices gets fixes galore in the BlackBerry Beta Zone

Twitter

If you're a still rocking a legacy BlackBerry device and are a member of the BlackBerry Beta Zone you'll want to hit it up as Twitter has been updated to version 5.0.0.5 so we are told. This latest version is all about bug fixes and as you will see below there are a sweet selection on offer. Although BlackBerry 10 sales are now exceeding legacy ones it's still great to see the company...

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Hey look, a BlackBerry Passport spotted in the wild!

Hey look, a BlackBerry Passport spotted in the wild!

When it comes to the BlackBerry Passport there hasn't really been a shortage of images of it out there but spotting one on the streets just simply isn't likely to happen to many folks as of yet. However, that doesn't mean they're not out there. The above image was sent to us via the CrackBerry twitter account. I don't really have much to say about it, just look at how glorious it is and enjoy...

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Celebrate Canada Day with the "Canada Day, Eh!" BBM sticker pack

Celebrate Canada Day with the "Canada Day, Eh!" BBM sticker pack

Looking to add some Canadian love to your BBM? If so, you can now grab the 'Canada Day, Eh!' BBM sticker pack right now. The sticker pack plays into all the usual and funny stereotypes for Canadians. It has polar bears, beavers, a pretty chipper moose and of course, you can even spot a few lumberjacks sipping on Canadians favorite brand of coffee. Like most other sticker packs, it's priced at $...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for June 27, 2014

BlackBerry App Roundup for June 27, 2014

Howdy CrackBerry nation! This week has certainly been a busy one, the most notable of which was the introduction of our new EiC Bla1ze! Though after hearing that bit of news the rest of the week paled in comparison. If you haven't had a chance yet be sure to take a peak at those sweet pics of the BlackBerry Passport and OS 10.3 screenshots or, for our Canadian neighbors, take advantage of the...

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CrackBerry Contest: Win an exclusive Canadian inspired case for your BlackBerry Q10 or Z10

As we head on into the Canada Day long weekend, we figured it was a good time to go ahead and give away some exclusive Canadian inspired cases we gathered up. What makes them so exclusive? Well, they're only available through the BlackBerry Store and we got a total of six to give away. Some with the black and white Peace Tower graphic for the Q10 and some with the Canadian graffiti graphic for...

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Sony microSD memory cards are ridiculously cheap right now

Sony MicroSD memory card

Amazon is having a pretty massive sale on microSD memory cards from Sony. We're talking $32.99 for the 64 GB card, which normally goes for $114.99. (That's 71% off, for those who don't feel like doing the math.) Unfortunately, Sony's line doesn't extend up to the 128 GB denomination we've seen elsewhere, but you will find every other size under the sun, and even some solid prices on the full-...

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Amazon giving away 30 paid apps for free today and Saturday!

Amazon App Store Sale

It looks like Bla1ze — CrackBerry's new Editor in Chief — is sleeping in this morning (he's still getting the hang of this whole waking up early to blog thing), so here's a little FYI for all of you running the Amazon App Store on your BlackBerry 10 phone. For today and Saturday, Amazon is giving away 30 paid Android apps for free! At the time of this posting, I have not checked each app to...

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Deal of the Day: BlackBerry Leather Pocket Pouch for BlackBerry Z30

Deal of the Day: BlackBerry Leather Pocket Pouch for BlackBerry Z30

For today only, buy the BlackBerry Leather Pocket Pouch for BlackBerry Z30 and save 55% off the list price! This professional BlackBerry Z30 case is made of hand crafted, genuine leather and features a soft inner lining, keeping your device safe from scratches. Designed to recognize your settings and preferences, the power saving technology that's built-in conserves the battery life of your...

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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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