Grab your limited edition CrackBerry "Back in BlackBerry" t-shirt while it's hot!

For years now, we've been giving away CrackBerry t-shirts to our various contest winners, but folks have always asked us for the ability to purchase their own gear, and although it took longer than expected, I'm excited to introduce what I hope will be the first of many custom CrackBerry shirts to you. Rock your support for BlackBerry and CrackBerry with this limited edition "Back in...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for February 19, 2016: Games, utility apps, and more!

BlackBerry App Roundup for February 19, 2016: Games, utility apps, and more!

Howdy CrackBerry nation! Another week has passed so you know what that means? Not only is it time to share with you another batch of apps for your BlackBerry 10 or Priv smartphone, but it's also time to catch up on all the news that transpired since we last met. Starting things off this week was a brand new episode of the BerryFlow Podcast, where James, Chris, and Alex discussed several topics...

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Blaq for BlackBerry 10 gains Quote Tweet option, adaptive theme and more

Blaq update brings new Quote Tweet option, adaptive theme and more

Blaq, one of the popular third party Twitter apps, has just been updated and it consists of a long list of new additions. Blaq hasn't been updated in a while but it did have a stint in BlackBerry Beta Zone where most of the features were put through a beta test. One of the biggest additions is the new Quote Tweet option that Twitter introduced some time ago that allows you to quote the original...

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BES12 Cloud update brings usability and security improvements

BES12 Cloud

When BES12 Cloud was announced at Mobile World Congress last year, it introduced an easy way to get a full suite of enterprise mobility management (EMM) capabilities, all through a simple browser interface and without complicated or expensive server installs. Since then, BlackBerry has been working hard to add on capabilities to BES12 Cloud, and the latest update to the services make it better...

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Industry Use Cases for EFSS

BlackBerry has once again kicked off their informational webinars for WatchDox, and if you're interested, you can now get yourself registered for the latest one happening on Thursday, Feb 25, 2016, at 11:00 AM EST. Titled 'Industry use cases for EFSS', the webinar is set to last an hour and will cover common use cases for WatchDox. WatchDox by BlackBerry is the world leader in secure...

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Bell offering the BlackBerry Priv for $299.99 for a limited time

Bell offering the BlackBerry Priv for $299.99 for a limited time

Looking to get your hands on a BlackBerry Priv and live in Canada? You might want to check out the limited time offer happening at Bell. Initially priced at $399.99, Bell has now reduced Priv pricing to $299.99 with a new two-year contract. If a Priv is not what you're looking for, you'll also find the Classic for $49.95, or purchase a Passport for $149.95. All in all, some great deals to be...

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Order a BlackBerry Priv from CrackBerry Canada and score a free accessory bundle of your choice!

Upgrade yourself to the BlackBerry Priv and take home an accessory bundle to keep it charged and protected at no additional cost. You heard right, folks. The CrackBerry Canada Store has a bunch of BlackBerry Privs up for grabs right now for the standard price of 899.99 CAD, only this time, you get to choose from 3 bundles that include a protective case and charger for free — making this a...

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T-Mobile

T-Mobile has published the company's earnings report for Q4 2015. It was quite the profitable quarter for the U.S. carrier, netting $297 million in profit and adding a total of 2.1 million net new subscribers. The company has maintained a certain level of aggressiveness when it comes to marketing with more "Un-Carrier" moves being launched in attempt to transform the industry. Of the 2.1...

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Create your own home screen icons with Theme Builder - get your free copy now!

Theme Builder

Themes have always played an important part in the BlackBerry experience. They provide a way to customize your device the way you want. In addition to swapping wallpapers, another way you can personalize your BlackBerry 10 handset is by utilizing a third party app for deeper customization. Theme Builder is one such method for changing certain aspects of your home screen, more specifically, the...

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Verizon is offering free data for those on its XL plan

Verizon is once again offering an additional 2GB of data per line when adding or upgrading a device to an XL or larger data bucket. In order to get the free data, which is good for the lifetime of your account, you need to be on Verizon's XL or XXL data buckets. The XL plan comes with 12GB of shareable data, while the XXL bumps it up to 18GB. For each line that you add, or upgrade the hardware...

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Priv Leather Flip Case

After using the OEM Leather Pouch for the Priv, I thought I'd give the Leather Flip case a try. I've used flip cases before and when BlackBerry released the flip case for the Priv, I knew I had to get one. I was very curious to try it out due to the window on the front flap. However, I've always had a love/hate relationship with flip cases. Would the window help to make me love the Priv Leather...

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SanDisk's 200GB microSD is just $89 at Amazon

SanDisk's 200GB microSD is just $89 at Amazon

Amazon is offering a great deal for those in need of some additional storage for their phone or tablet. You can now grab SanDisk's 200GB microSD card for just $89, or if you need to spend a little less you can go with the 128GB card for only $44. When SanDisk first released the 200GB card, it carried a price tag of around $250, meaning that this new price is a 64 percent savings from its...

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Save up to 70% on select PNY memory cards at Amazon

Save big on PNY memory cards at Amazon

Amazon is hosting a sale today that saves you up to 70% on various PNY memory cards, flash drives and more. This deal is good for today only, Feb. 15, but saves you big on memory cards for your phone, tablet, camera and any other electronic that you may own that accepts the card. You'll find flash drives, microSD and full-sized SD cards on sale. MicroSD Cards: 32GB PNY High Performance...

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AT&T will pay up to $650 per line in switching costs for a limited time

AT&T will pay up to $650 per line in switching costs for a limited time

For a limited time, AT&T will pay out up to $650 per line to cover costs related to switching from your current carrier. That's right, if you are ready to make the switch but the cost has been holding you back, this may be your chance to break free with little to no out of pocket expenses. Whether you want to avoid paying an early termination fee, or still owe monthly payments on your...

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BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - Runtime

Berry Flow Upstream

Luck be a lady we're here on Valentines Day with our usual Upstream lineup. This week, we discuss the latest Android Runtime update, the new 'Great Apps on BlackBerry' list and some recent price drops on Priv and Passport through ShopBlackBerry and much more. You can tune into the video replay or download the audio for listening on the go. Topics Android Runtime update for BlackBerry 10 now...

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Mobile Nations Weekly: Leaks and updates

Mobile Nations Weekly: Leaks and updates

Enter stage left: silly season. As we barrel head-first towards the next major trade show — MWC 2016, it's worth taking a moment to keep everything in perspective. We're going to see new phones, and they're probably going to be awesome. Alright, so much for perspective. Coming up at MWC? The all-new-but-still-familiar Samsung Galaxy S7 and the all-new-and-double-everything LG G5. And while we...

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Send anonymous Valentine messages with the BlackBerry Loves Pebble app

Send anonymous Valentine messages with the BlackBerry Loves Pebble app

This Valentine's Day, why not send some an anonymous love message? If that's something you want to do and you're also a Pebble user, then count yourself lucky as you can do so with the BlackBerry Loves Pebble app. It comes from the developer of Bridge — a third-party Pebble app for BlackBerry 10 users. Made exclusively for BlackBerry Pebblers, the app will randomly send your message to...

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BlackBerry and Canon sign patent licensing agreement

BlackBerry and Canon sign patent licensing agreement

BlackBerry today announced the company has entered into a patent license agreement with Canon Inc. for certain power charging technology used by Canon products. Building on their history and intent to collaborate further, the agreement between the two companies was reached in November 2015, though, specific terms of the deal are confidential. "Our agreement with Canon substantiates the...

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BlackBerry and IGT announce agreement on patent licensing deal

BlackBerry and IGT announce agreement on patent licensing deal

BlackBerry and International Game Technology PLC today announced that they have entered into a royalty-bearing patent license agreement related to certain power charging technology used in IGT products. The agreement was reached back in November 2015 and specific terms are confidential. "Our license agreement with IGT affirms the importance of BlackBerry's innovative and foundational...

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BlackBerry offers Priv and Passport discounts through Feb. 29

BlackBerry Valentine's sale offers Priv and Passport price cuts

BlackBerry is spreading the love this Valentine's Day with discounts at ShopBlackBerry on the Priv and Passport in the U.S. and UK. If you're interested in the Android-powered Priv, you can grab the smartphone for $650 (a $50 discount) in the U.S., or £529 in the UK through February 24. Additionally, the Passport is up for grabs for $399 in the U.S. and £349 in the UK over the same period. As...

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