CrackBerry Asks: Are you using a custom BBM PIN?

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The last time that BBM was updated BlackBerry gave us two new subscription options - both which will be a nice little earner for them. Option one is 'No Ads' which is pretty self explanatory and will cost users $0.99 per month. But it's the second option I'm more interested about and that's the ability to have a custom BBM PIN - for $1.99 per month. Over the years we've become used to having...

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EE announces new Film Club to replace Orange Wednesdays

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EE today unveiled Film Club to offer new and existing customers to rent a single title from WuakiTV for just £1 each week. This new service replaces Orange Wednesdays, which closed last month. The UK mobile operator has essentially taken Orange Wednesdays, scrapped the deal with UK cinemas, and has gone digital. Taking advantage of the company's expansive 4G LTE network, EE customers will be...

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Major update to Inst10

After a small version bump earlier this week, Nemory Studios have pushed out a larger update to the native BlackBerry 10 Instagram app Inst10 that brings along with it some significant additions. Going from version 1.0.300.1 to 1.0.400.1, this release sees the addition of multiple account support, the ability to change themes without restart, multiple BlackBerry Hub notification improvements...

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How to disable automatic OS updates on BlackBerry 10

How to disable automatic OS updates on BlackBerry 10

Although the option to disable automatic OS updates on BlackBerry 10 has been in place since BlackBerry 10.2, it seems as though a lot of folks missed when it was added. In the CrackBerry Forums, I've read several posts from folks claiming they were 'forced' to update to BlackBerry 10.3.1, which arguably caused issues for some, and I can understand that feeling to a certain extent. Rather than...

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Score More Baseball brings the power of Moneyball to hometown teams

Score More Baseball

Score More Baseball is Moneyball in your pocket Just in time for baseball season, a new baseball scoring app hits the field for BlackBerry, Android, and iPhone. Score More Baseball provides simple scoring for amateurs and youth teams using the Moneyball method. Score More Baseball allows anyone to use a phone or tablet to accurately score baseball games, using the Moneyball approach to help...

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Grab an unlocked white BlackBerry Z30 for only $250 from ShopCrackBerry!

Update - 9am, Wednesday, March 18th: Wow - talk about an amazing promotion. The Z30's we had in stock literally flew off the shelves. We are now sold out. The store team is working to secure more Z30's at the same price. If you missed out on the promotion keep it locked to CrackBerry. We'll update this post and write another one as soon as we have more in stock. The BlackBerry Z30 remains one...

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Porsche Design Passport concepts might offer a glimpse into the future

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While BlackBerry and Porsche Design took the covers off the P'9983 Graphite earlier, there's still another Porsche Design device slated for this year under the codename 'Keian' in honor of Keian Blundell and it's widely rumored, expected and hoped to be a variation of the BlackBerry Passport. Playing off of those rumors and expectations, Ziro1, has posted up several new concept renders for a...

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BlackBerry Blend for BlackBerry 10 updated to v1.1.0.67

BlackBerry Blend for BlackBerry 10 updated to v1.1.0.67

Although this release has been available since BlackBerry OS 10.3.1.2558 started rolling out, if you've not updated to that release or any version higher you can now officially update the BlackBerry Blend app for BlackBerry 10 to v1.1.0.67 from BlackBerry World. Hard to say what has changed though, as it looks like they used the same change log from a previous release. New in this release:...

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BlackBerry OS 10.3.1.2582 update files now available for download

BlackBerry OS 10.3.1.2576 update files now available for download

** Note ** - This article was updated to reflect the release of .2582 which quickly came after post about the .2576 release. We've adjusted all links below to reflect the .2582 listings. While last week saw the release of BlackBerry OS 10.3.1.2558, this week is already starting with a fresh push of OS 10.3.1.2582. The update has started arriving officially on some devices but like all releases...

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Save up to 47% on SanDisk memory products at Amazon US

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Storing media requires more than just internal memory, especially when SD slots are available on various products. Amazon US currently has a sale under way where you could save up to 47% on SanDisk memory products for today only. Here are a few highlights to get you started: SanDisk Ultra 32GB UHI-I/Class 10 Micro SDHC Memory Card for $12.99 SanDisk Ultra 64GB UHI-I/Class 10 Micro SDHC...

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T-Mobile now gives you rollover data on Simple Choice prepaid plans with Data Stash

T-Mobile previously announced Data Stash for postpaid plans only, but now the un-carrier is bringing the same feature to prepaid customers too. For those un-familiar with T-Mobile's Data Stash, it allows you carry over any unused LTE data to the next month. Put simply, you'll be able to store your unused allowance for future use. Data can be kept on your T-Mobile account for up to a year...

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BlackBerry PassPort and BlackBerry Classic

BlackBerry is now offering a new service called the BlackBerry Care Protection Plan. It offers extended hardware coverage for the BlackBerry Passport, the BlackBerry Classic and the new BlackBerry Leap to owners in North America. Here's what the new protection plan will offer to those smartphone owners: An additional year of coverage for mechanical and electrical breakdown due to device...

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BlackBerry introduces the Porsche Design P'9983 Graphite

BlackBerry introduces the Porsche Design P'9983 Graphite

If you tuned into the BerryFlow podcast earlier, you would have heard mention of the Porsche Design P'9983 Graphite being introduced but now BlackBerry has gone ahead and officially announced the device. Although it fits in line with the already existing P'9983, the Graphite edition takes luxury a bit further and offers 'exclusive graphite-metallic colored elements and the finest, hand-wrapped...

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Yahoo wants you to forget your password, announces 'on-demand' login service

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Yahoo's new "on-demand" system will tie your mobile number with your Yahoo account, sending you a unique verification key every time you want to login to your account. The software giant announced its take on password security with a service that removes the password altogether. With its on-demand service, Yahoo will deliver a one-time key every time a user needs to log in to their account,...

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BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - Freak

BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - Freak

Another Sunday means it's time for another BerryFlow Upstream. If you missed out on tuning in live, you can now catch the replay or download the audio below. This week we discuss the BlackBerry Leap coming to Vodafone for business users, BlackBerry 10 OS 10.3.1.2258, Open SSL Freak vulnerability and the pairing SecuSMART teaming up with Samsung and IBM for Highly Secure Tablet plus more....

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Save 72% today on this OEM leather pocket pouch for BlackBerry Q10

Save 72% today on this OEM leather pocket pouch for BlackBerry Q10

Hand crafted and finished in genuine leather with a soft inner lining, the BlackBerry leather pocket protects against bumps and scratches. It also recognizes settings and preferences, while power saving technology works to help extend battery life of your BlackBerry Q10. Yours today for only $9.95!

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F1 is back

** UPDATE ** - Race over! One-two finish for Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg at the Australian Grand Prix. That is the 30th F1 win for the Silver Arrows! Sebastian Vettel and the Ferrari team took the 3rd pole position. To conduct the after race interviews, the Terminator himself, Arnold Schwarzenegger hit the podium. F1 is back and the 2015 season is already off to a great start for the...

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Gazzet is a beautiful social feed & news reader

Looking for a new way to keep up to date on your social feeds and news? If so, Gazzet might be the app for you. We've featured Gazzet before here on CrackBerry but since then it has gone through many changes and improvements from its early release stages and is now a pretty solid app that's not only great looking but incredibly useful as well thanks to the Feedly, Twitter and Reddit integration...

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he SecuTABLET is a new, secure tablet from Secusmart, IBM and Samsung

And now we know why tablets were on BlackBerry CEO John Chen's mind. As we noted previously, Secusmart, IBM and Samsung teamed up for new highly secure mobile communication device and now further details have arrived via an official announcement. At CeBIT 2015, Secusmart with IBM will be presenting the SecuTABLET, a high-security tablet based on the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5. "Security is...

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