BlackBerry App Roundup for March 18, 2016: Games, productivity apps, and more!

BlackBerry App Roundup 3/18/16

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 the team tackled several topics including the...

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BBM beta for BlackBerry 10 adds new features and sharing options

BBM

For those of you lucky enough to be a part of the BBM beta for BlackBerry 10, you'll want to fire up the Beta Zone app and get the latest release downloaded. This time around, there's actually some new features added to the mix making the update even that more special. What has been added? Let's take a look. New Features Forward a message Shred a chat Updated look and feel for Priority...

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Rogers drops BlackBerry Priv price to $299 on contract

Rogers drops BlackBerry Priv price to $299 on contract

Canadian carrier Rogers has dropped the price of the BlackBerry Priv to just $299 on contract. For those keeping track, that's a cut of $100 from Roger's previous pricing of $399 for those snagging the Priv on a 2-year agreement. Unfortunately for those looking to pick up the Priv sans-contract, you'll still have to shell out $800 to purchase the smartphone outright. Still, if you're...

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BlackBerry OS 10.3.3 is now one step closer to release

BlackBerry OS 10.3.3 is now one step closer to release

Although the OS has been appearing on BlackBerry servers since late December, we're now one step closer to seeing an official release of BlackBerry OS 10.3.3, which is expected to land before the end of March. As spotted on the PTCRB site, BlackBerry OS 10.3.3.441, Radio 10.3.3.442, Software Release Version: 10.3.3.293 has now been certified for the BlackBerry Q5 and it's only a matter of time...

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BlackBerry reiterates their strong commitment to the BlackBerry developer community

In light Facebook opting to discontinue support of their essential APIs for BlackBerry and WhatsApp announcing they would be ending support for BlackBerry 10 and BlackBerry OS devices at the end of 2016, Lou Gazzola, head of App Ecosystem and the Developer Outreach team at BlackBerry has now taken to the company blog to reiterate BlackBerry's strong commitment to the BlackBerry developer...

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BlackBerry Priv

If you are interested in getting a BlackBerry Priv via AT&T, you have a chance to get some free accessories as well for the next few weeks. The latest promotion for the Android-based smartphone will last until April 15. BlackBerry says: With every purchase of a PRIV through our valued U.S. carrier partner AT&T, you'll have the opportunity to receive a free Slide-Out Hard Shell...

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T-Mobile adds new BingeOn partners

T-Mobile has announced a number of new partners for its BingeOn program, including YouTube, Discovery Go, Redbull TV and others. John Legere took to Twitter with some stats that the company has collected, like that millions of subscribers are now streaming more than twice the amount they were before BingeOn, and that on the T-Mobile network you get 480p Netflix instead of the 360p that others...

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QuickPost alternatives for your BlackBerry Priv

QuickPost alternatives for your BlackBerry Priv

QuickPost was one of my most-used apps on BlackBerry 10. As someone who uses a handful of social media sites including BBM Channels, QuickPost is the perfect app to use to update or post something to all my accounts without having to repeatedly type it out. Except that it doesn't exist on Android. When I switched over to the BlackBerry Priv, it was the one app I sorely missed, and so I ventured...

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You can now search for all the things in the CrackBerry Android app!

You can now search for all the things in the CrackBerry Android app!

Our Android apps just got a whole lot better — and we're not done yet! We've reached a pretty major milestone in the life of the CrackBerry app — you can now search for stories. And for forum threads. And for individual posts. Basically you can search for all the things. And if it seems like this has been a long time coming, well, it has. When you're working with custom apps and custom back-...

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Unable to add a PayPal account within BlackBerry World? There's a fix for that

Have you been having issues with adding a PayPal account to BlackBerry World on your BlackBerry 10 smartphone where it throws an error stating 'We ran into a problem while processing your request. Please try again later.'? If so, BlackBerry has now released a new update to the BlackBerry Payment Options app which should resolve the problem according to the BlackBerry Knowledge Base. Overview...

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Save 50% on the leather smart flip case for your BlackBerry Priv today!

Save 50% on the leather smart flip case for your BlackBerry Priv today!

If you want to add some protection and style to your BlackBerry Priv, the leather smart flip case may be the one for you. Available in tan and black, the case protects the front and back of the phone, and even will display your notification counts in the cutout. Today, you can grab one for 50% off, making it just $29.95.

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BlackBerry is one of the most visible brands in the new season of House of Cards

Netflix's House of Cards is a hit and if you've ever watched it, then you know product placement on the show is huge as well. So much so that a lot of time goes into analyzing the brands within each episode. The folks at Concave Brand Tracking are the latest to pull some of that data and after having combed through the latest season, have named BlackBerry as the number one mobile phone brand for...

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Exclusive Networks will now offer the full BlackBerry enterprise software portfolio

Building off of their already existing partnership in Australia and the Nordic region, BlackBerry has teamed up with Exclusive Networks to offer the full BlackBerry Enterprise software portfolio across Benelux, DACH and the U.K. BlackBerry has developed genuinely disruptive new technology and has been a leader in security for the mobile enterprise for many years," said Barrie Desmond, COO...

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Camera++ adds support for Bluetooth selfie sticks and improved time-lapse photography in v3.4.0

Spring is almost here and with it comes a whole new season of pictures to take on our BlackBerry smartphones. Here to help you capture the perfect shot is the just-updated Camera++. It comes with an array of tools designed to help adjust various capture settings to take full advantage of your camera's hardware. This updated version adds a new feature that many will find useful — support for...

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Inst10 for Instagram update brings numerous fixes and update API

If Inst10 is your go-to app for Instagram access on BlackBerry 10, you'll want to fire up BlackBerry World and grab the latest release. Noted as v3.2.100.1, this release brings numerous fixes to the native app plus, adds some of the latest API changes from Instagram, meaning improved support for the app overall. Updated to Latest API Fixed Edit Password Fixed DM Sending & Receiving...

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Snag BlackBerry's Sync Pod for your Classic for only $16.95 today!

Snag BlackBerry's Sync Pod for your Classic for only $16.95 today!

If you like for your BlackBerry Classic to have a home on your desk or nightstand, you'll want to check out the BlackBerry Sync Pod. The dock is nice and small so it doesn't take up much space, and makes charging or syncing your phone a breeze. Today, you can grab one for just $16.95.

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