Rogers rolling out OS 10.3.0.1418 for the BlackBerry Passport

Rogers rolling out OS 10.3.0.1418 for the BlackBerry Passport

When it comes to OS updates for the BlackBerry Passport, Rogers seems to be leading the pack. They were the first carrier to roll out an update before the device was fully officially announced and now they've gone ahead and released another. Now appearing on Passports is software update v10.3.0.908 otherwise known as OS v10.3.0.1418. The update doesn't really specify what has changed, but...

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ShopCrackBerry Thanksgiving Sale - Save 20% on all accessories!

ShopCrackBerry Thanksgiving Sale - Save 20% on all accessories!

This year, Canadian Thanksgiving falls on Monday, October 13th, and to help celebrate we're having a sale! From now up until October 14th, if you use the coupon code Thanks20 in any of our stores, you'll receive 20% off your purchase of accessories. Whether you're looking for a new case for your BlackBerry Passport or BlackBerry Z30 or maybe a spare battery or charging bundle for your...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for October 10, 2014

BlackBerry App Roundup for October 10, 2014

Howdy CrackBerry nation! It is time once again to rustle up some fine apps and games. However, let's not forget all the BlackBerry news that happened this past week. For those of you searching for a few games to pass the time, Funkoi is holding an October giveaway where you can pick up three of their most popular games for free. Also, there is still time to enter the win a BlackBerry Passport...

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BlackBerry CEO John Chen to speak at Technologies that Matter forum

BlackBerry CEO John Chen

Since taking charge as CEO at BlackBerry, John Chen has understandably been busy handling the agenda there, he has still managed to find some time to take part in various discussion forums elsewhere. One such occasion is coming up on October 17th where John Chen will be attending the Technologies that Matter series forum at the C.K.K. auditorium, Hong Kong Science Park, which is organised by...

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MockIt updated with support for the BlackBerry Passport

MockIt updated with support for the BlackBerry Passport

MockIt has easily become one of the first apps I install whenever I get a new BlackBerry, so imagine my surprise when I moved into a BlackBerry Passport and found out things were a little off due to the resolution of the device. Luckily, I didn't have to wait for long and I was back up and running with a beta build and now, with all the kinks worked out, OSBB Code Labs has released a Passport...

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Shrek, How To Train Your Dragon and Thanksgiving stickers now available

It's Thursday and that means it's time for a new batch of BBM stickers to arrive in the BBM Shop. This week, we have Shrek, How To Train Your Dragon and Thanksgiving stickers available. The Shrek pack is set at $1.99 along with the How To Train Your Dragon pack. The Thanksgiving pack though is set a little higher coming in at $2.99. All the packs are live right now in the BBM Shop, so go grab...

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How to use Advanced Interactions with BlackBerry 10.3

Advanced Interactions

The Advanced Interactions features that have been introduced with BlackBerry 10.3 may not be brand new in the mobile world but for us folk from team BlackBerry it's a nice addition to the latest version of BlackBerry 10. Within the Advanced Interactions settings there are three features you can toggle on and off to suit your needs, so let's take a look at them! Lift To Wake If you turn on...

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BlackBerry takes over the front page of the Economic Times India

BlackBerry takes over the front page of the Economic Times India

BlackBerry has been no stranger to taking out newspaper ads recently. Just last month they took out an ad in The Globe and Mail across Ontario, but this time around they've gone further and arguably wider with a more creative ad. The October 9th issue of The Economic Times India features a BlackBerry Passport on the whole front page along with a full page Amazon ad further in the issue also...

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Symple ID updated with offline function and more

Symple ID updated with offline function and more

Symple ID is a username and password storage app that we reviewed back in August. It makes use of the NFC feature of BlackBerry devices. A simple tap on your NFC tag will log you into your accounts. I have continued to use Symple ID as my main password app on my BlackBerry 10 smartphone. I still use Lastpass as I always have but I didn't renew my license to be able to use the mobile app as I...

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Grab these OEM screen protectors for BlackBerry Q10 while they're marked down to $4.95 today!

When it comes to shielding your BlackBerry Q10's display from scratches you need the best solution out there. This 2-pack of OEM screen protectors is designed specifically for the Q10 and provides unmatched scratch protection. Don't miss your chance to save an amazing 67% off these protectors today!

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eSporter - a third party Twitch app makes its way to BlackBerry World

eSporter - a third party Twitch app makes its way to BlackBerry World

We've been following the development of a third party Twitch client the past few months and it recently became available for beta testing. That app is called Blink and is still currently in beta and being worked on. However, another client has already made its way in BlackBerry World called eSporter, pipping Blink to the post. There isn't much to the description of eSporter but by the loosk of...

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Another awesome app gets updated with Passport support - This time it's BProfile

BProfile

BProfile isn't an application I had used until today. Our leader and all-round nice chap Bla1ze pointed me in the direction of BProfile as it's just been updated to support the BlackBerry Passport. Within a couple of minutes of me testing out the app I could see the attraction. To cut a long story short; BProfile allows you to customize a photo on your BlackBerry 10 device by adding text and...

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Ninja skills would come in handy with Nobody Dies Alone on BlackBerry 10

Ninja skills would come in handy with Nobody Dies Alone on BlackBerry 10

If you're after a nice relaxing easy BlackBerry 10 game you've come to the wrong place. Nobody Dies Alone is not for the faint hearted as it's as challenging as any other mobile game I've played. With four difficulty levels you can make the game even harder if you dare. The normal mode sees you controlling two characters as they run from left to right across platforms. All you need to do is...

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Down Tube gets updated with BlackBerry Passport support

DownTube

S4BB have been quick off the mark to update Down Tube with BlackBerry Passport support, so if you fancy downloading videos to your device for viewing at a later time, this is the perfect way to do so. Version 1.5.4 is now in BlackBerry World and with it brings some UI tweaks to make things look better on BlackBerry 10.3. Down Tube features include: Supports YouTube, Vimeo and Metacafe...

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The BlackBerry Passport launches in Vietnam - available October 24th

Passport

It was only yesterday that we reported that the mighty BlackBerry Passport had officially launched in Hong Kong. The word on the street is that the BlackBerry flagship has now also been announced in Hanoi, Vietnam. It's looking like consumers will have a couple of weeks to wait as it's reported to be October 24th that the handset will be available from carrier partners. As yet we don't have...

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BlackBerry Weather, Calculator and Compass updated in BlackBerry World

It's not really often core apps get updated on BlackBerry 10 but every now and then BlackBerry decides to push some changes into BlackBerry World without waiting for the need of a new OS. Such is the case with BlackBerry Weather along with the Compass app today. Both have been updated with 'improvements, UI changes and bug fixes' and are currently available in BlackBerry World, right now. There...

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ATT

AT&T has agreed to pay a total of $105 million to settle claims that the wireless carrier "billed customers millions of dollars in unauthorized third-party subscriptions and premium text messaging services." The settlement was jointly announced by the Federal Trade Commission and the Federal Communications Commission. In their statement, the FCC said it was the largest enforcement action...

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BlackBerry Passport now available through Expansys USA

BlackBerry Passport

Anyone hunting for somewhere to pick up a BlackBerry Passport should check out Expansys, as their U.S. arm has just announced availability. Considering ShopBlackBerry is out of stock, you may want to snag one before they run out. For those unfamiliar, the Passport is BlackBerry's distinctly wide high-end device with a touch-sensitive physical keyboard and an extremely sharp square screen. We...

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Facebook for BlackBerry 10 gets updated in BlackBerry World

Facebook BB10

Jumping into BlackBerry World today I discovered an update for Facebook ready to be installed. This was on my Z30 where it was showing as version 10.4.21.2. I then did the same on my Passport, but this version is 10.4.30.2. Just to confuse things even more there isn't a changelog for this one so all I can say is that if you like to keep up to date with new versions then go and grab it....

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Beautifully crafted leather holsters for BlackBerry Q10 are marked down 53% today!

Beautifully crafted leather holsters for BlackBerry Q10 are marked down 53% today!

The stylish CrackBerry Leather Horizontal Case is made of a fine, durable leather that features a fixed belt clip on the back to secure to your waist, pocket or purse. This leather case gives you and your BlackBerry device a sleek, professional look while keeping it safe from drops and scratches at the same time.

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