Last minute shopping sale! Save 20% on all BlackBerry accessories

Last minute shopping sale! Save 20% on all BlackBerry accessories

We're taking the holiday rush into consideration this year and offering you last minute shoppers 20% off our entire selection of accessories here at ShopCrackBerry. That means cases, chargers, batteries, Bluetooth and anything else you can find to stuff your stockings with! With popular devices like the BlackBerry Passport, BlackBerry Z10, BlackBerry Q10 and the BlackBerry Z30 flying off the...

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Skype users in India can now call mobiles and landlines in the US and Canada for free

Skype

Microsoft is rolling out an offer for Skype users in India through which they can call mobiles and landlines in the US and Canada for free until March 1, 2015. All that's required is a free Skype account and an Internet connection. The promotion is already live, and works as advertised. All you have to do is login to your account and dial a number as you would normally do from your phone...

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BlackBerry Classic now available to pre-order from Amazon, official promo video in tow

BlackBerry Classic

With BlackBerry's store running out of Classic pre-orders for a bit there, it looks like you now have another option for placing a pre-order. Amazon now has the BlackBerry Classic pre-order listed for $449 ahead of the device's official launch on December 17. The listing also features a promo video that gives us a look at all the essential features of the handset, which you can view below...

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Introducing Swirl - Swarm client for BlackBerry 10

Introducing Swirl - Swarm client for BlackBerry 10

Back in May 2014, Foursquare decided to split its app into two by introducing the Swarm app iOS and Android, as well as Windows Phone. Unfortunately, no Swarm app made its way to the BlackBerry platform. We could still check-in with the native Foursquare anyway. However, Swarm and Foursquare serve different purposes. Foursquare is your regular check-in app, whereas Swarm is more of a way to...

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BlackBerry Z30 takes home 2014 Good Design award

BlackBerry Z30 takes home 2014 Good Design award

The iconic look of BlackBerry's Z30 slate-styled smartphone has just nabbed itself an award for 2014. After reviewing submissions from several thousand of the world's leading manufacturers and industrial and graphic designers around the world, the Chicago Athenaeum: Music of Architecture and Design along with the European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies awarded the...

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Get a glance of what your day will look like with Tilt Now for BlackBerry 10

Tilt-Now-Hero

Are you BlackBerry 10 users ready for some more Tilt action, this time with a twist on the original Tilt application? Tilt Now has hit BlackBerry World today and is all about giving us BlackBerry users a quick look into what is happening in our day - in that beautiful Tilt way. As you'll see in the press release below there's also a ton of customization available within Tilt Now. I'm going...

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Whatsapp for the web reportedly in the works

Whatsapp for the web reportedly in the works

Facebook-owned Whatsapp appears to be working on a web-based version. A number of strings were found in the Android version of the app that point to a web-based Whatsapp. However, since Whatsapp doesn't use accounts, and is instead tied to a phone number, there is the issue of authentication. It appears that Whatsapp on the web may solve this with QR codes. From Android World: However,...

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These BlackBerry Q10 anti-glare screen protectors are on the cheap today—just $8.95!

BodyGuardz HD Anti-glare ScreenGuardz are custom designed to protect your BlackBerry Q10's display while reducing annoying glare at the same time. These invisible protectors are made of an ultra-slim polymer that shield your screen from abrasive elements such as keys, dirt and other debris. Get this 2-pack today and save 44%

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We take a look at PushPlane for BlackBerry 10

We take a look at PushPlane for BlackBerry 10

In the last few months, we have seen various ways for us to connect all of our devices with our PC so that we can access our material no matter where we are. One of the more popular services currently available is Pushbullet.com. This simple service connects your various devices to your home computer to access and transfer files, links, notes, addresses, and more. While message notifications...

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From the Editor's Desk: It's time for the BlackBerry Classic

It's time for the BlackBerry Classic

February 25th, 2014 at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. That's when BlackBerry announced they would be releasing a keyboard phone with the classic trackpad and function keys, better known at that time as the BlackBerry Q20. Since then, the device has gone through a bit of a branding change, arguably for the better, thanks to BlackBerry Executive Chairman and CEO John Chen and it will be...

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Get more with BlackBullet as it goes headless and connects with Pushbullet servers

BlackBullet is an app that has been around for a while in BlackBerry World, in beta, no less and is a pretty nice third party Pushbullet client for BlackBerry 10. We've announced it and also done up a review on it. As I've said, it's an app currently labelled with beta status but has got a lot to offer and does receive regular updates. Such an update occurred during the week which now adds a...

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Here's our latest BlackBerry Passport winner!

Here's our latest BlackBerry Passport winner!

This has been a pretty exciting year for BlackBerry, and 2014 isn't over quite yet. This year saw the release of the BlackBerry Passport, first in black, then in red, and finally in white. While this particular device isn't for everyone due to the size and new keyboard, it's definitely proven to be a popular addition to the BlackBerry family. With all of these color options available now for...

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Stave off a penguin assault with 1000 copies of SnowLogic

Stave off a penguin assault with 1000 copies of SnowLogic

In certain areas of the world, December is not just about the holidays but about the change in weather with its plummeting temperatures and snow. On occasions such as this, having a fun and easy game to pass the time is always welcome. One such game that came across my inbox is SnowLogic, an interesting game that is a cross between Plants and Zombies and Pudding Monsters. In this action...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for December 12, 2014

BlackBerry App Roundup for December 12, 2014

Howdy CrackBerry nation! Time once again to give a quick wrap up of all the exciting news that happened this past week. Now where do we begin? One item that was certainly not to be missed, is an interesting look at cancer research with a little help from BlackBerry that aired on 60 Minutes that you should take a closer look at. I also have to give another reminder that we're a little bit closer...

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BlackBerry Classic pre-orders sold out in North America

BlackBerry Classic pre-orders sold out in North America

The BlackBerry navigation keys and trackpad are so popular that Shop BlackBerry has announced that the BlackBerry Classic is sold out of its pre-order inventory in North America ahead of a scheduled launch this month. According to BlackBerry's online shop, the $449 smartphone is expected to be re-stocked sometime in early January 2015. The device is still listed as being in-stock for other...

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Vodafone to launch wireless services for US-based enterprise customers in 2015

Vodafone to launch wireless services for US-based enterprise customers next year

Vodafone Americas has announced its intent to introduce wireless services for its multinational enterprise customers in the United States in 2015. The services will be offered under an mobile virtual network operator deal with T-Mobile US. From Vodafone: Vodafone's MNC customer proposition includes: An unrivaled international wireless footprint, with networks in 27 countries (...

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CB10 updated with bug fixes, performance improvements and better Passport support!

A little surprise for everyone is now filtering through BlackBerry World. Yes, you can say it. I sure did. Finally! The CB10 app has been updated. This release sees the app jump into v1.7.1 and it brings a TON of improvements across the board, everything from small bug fixes to performance improvements and yes, even improved BlackBerry Passport support. Have a look at the change log....

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Create custom polygonal wallpapers with Walls for BlackBerry 10

Create custom polygonal wallpapers with Walls for BlackBerry 10

Being able switch wallpapers gives a whole new look and feel to your device. I have a tendency of either changing them often or sticking with a few favorites, as some of you may have noticed during the BlackBerry App Roundups. Now I am no stranger to wallpaper generators and have used several in the past including one that employs low-poly, triangle designs. For the latter, these designs add a...

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BBM update rolls out with a way to send stickers in group chat and more

BBM update rolls out with a way to send stickers in group chat and more

BlackBerry has released a new update to its BBM app in BlackBerry World adding a number of new features, including a way to send stickers to in group chat: Here's a look at the new change log for the app: Send stickers in group chats! See when a contact has received and viewed your sent pictures. Share multiple pictures, files and contacts at the same time. (Multiperson chat only supports...

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Save over 50% today on these thin and durable hard cases for BlackBerry Z10

Save over 50% today on these thin and durable hard cases for BlackBerry Z10

The SURFACE Case is perfect for those looking for sleek protection. This case protects your BlackBerry Z10 from scratches and drops while adding minimal bulk and convenient viewing with its built-in kickstand. Get yours in black, red or purple today for just $16.95!

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