Third party Instagram app Inst10 sees an update through BlackBerry Beta Zone

It has been a while since we have seen an update to Inst10 - a third party Instagram client - however, an update has now been pushed, though it is through BlackBerry Beta Zone. If you were hoping for the ability to upload videos in this update, this is not yet available, sadly but it does bring tweaks to bring better speed and performance, as well as better photo upload quality - things we...

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Mobile Nations Weekly: Samsung's new Note, BlackBerry's future, and building to Windows 10 Mobile

Another insane week has passed, and so it's time to take a look back: this is Mobile Nations Weekly!. This week started off kind of on the quiet side, but if there's one company that will never let quiet stand, it's Samsung. So they mixed things up with the announcement of the latest in their popular big-screened stylus-toting Note series, the Samsung Galaxy Note 5. It's an impressive device...

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BlackBerry 'Venice' slider captured on camera once again

BlackBerry 'Venice' slider captured on camera once again

Last weekend, we got a look at some renders of the BlackBerry 'Venice' slider along with a blurry cam photo and this weekend, things are rolling again. Another new image of the device has been posted up in the CrackBerry Forums, offering a small glimpse into what BlackBerry is working on. Keeping up with the rumors and speculation surrounding the device, the new photo shows the BlackBerry...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for August 14, 2015

BlackBerry App Roundup 8/14/15

Howdy CrackBerry nation! Hope you all are having a fantastic week. This week we not only saw BBM add PayPal integration in the Beta Zone but also that BlackBerry joined the National Cyber Security Alliance and John Chen answered a few questions on BlackBerry's next steps on Fox Business. There are also a couple of contests and a sweet sale for our readers to take part in. First is the ability...

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AT&T revamps Mobile Share Value plans, offering more data for your buck

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AT&T has announced a number of changes to the US carrier's Mobile Share Value plans. The aim is to simplify available tiers, offering more data for your buck. As usual with the majority of said offerings, the more you pay up each month, the greater the benefit is with AT&T's revamped bundles. The company has revealed that for $20 a month, you'll be able to enjoy just 300MB, but for...

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BlackBerry Porsche Design P'9983 Graphite launches in India

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In terms of recent BlackBerry 10 device news this one is slightly less exciting compared to the BlackBerry Passport Silver Edition and the blurry cam image we saw of the alleged BlackBerry Venice slider. However, if you are a resident of India and have been waiting to pick up the BlackBerry Porsche Design P'9983 Graphite, you'll be able to in the next few days - If you are wealthy enough!...

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Editor

These days I mostly work with Word files for work or for personal documents. However, that is not to say I do not use plain text files for jotting down notes, writing posts, or even editing code. Going through my inbox I came across this simple and easy to use application called Editor by a new developer. Editor is a native application for saving and opening, first and foremost, text files....

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One of these phones could be yours!

Silly season for new phones is upon us, so it's time to find out what you think of it all. Samsung just announced the Galaxy Note and Galaxy S6 edge+, BlackBerry recently outed the Passport Silver Edition, Apple's expected to unveil the iPhone 6s in just a few weeks, and Microsoft just rolled out Windows 10 and is preparing to launch new Windows 10 Mobile flagship phones. The carriers are...

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Samsung brings back the hardware keyboard

While the fight between BlackBerry and Typo may have ended with BlackBerry on top, that hasn't stopped other companies from trying to re-create their own keyboards for smartphones, in this case, Samsung. At its Galaxy Unpacked event in New York City, Samsung today officially announced the Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 edge+ but to go along with those devices they also announced a hardware...

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BBM beta for iOS adds iOS 9 support and PayPal integration

BBM beta for iOS adds iOS 9 support and PayPal integration

Following up on the BlackBerry 10 and Android releases earlier, BlackBerry has now released a new BBM beta for iOS. As expected, the iOS version brings along with it the same PayPal integration found in the BlackBerry 10 and Android versions but it also adds support for iOS 9. This beta version of BBM introduces: iOS 9 Support Discover new promoted sticker packs right from the sticker...

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Loyalty adds photo and custom logo support in latest version

Loyalty

I have a habit of collecting loyalty cards. Not by choice mind you, but they tend to accumulate on their own for some reason. Whether in my wallet or on my keychain it is sometimes hard to keep track. Loyalty is a native application to store all of your store cards for easy access. This new release brings with it several new features to both the pro version and the free version. New Features...

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App-Stores-Hero

The mobile market is so app orientated that it's probably the most important feature that consumers take into consideration when picking an operating system. As a BlackBerry 10 user I hope I can speak for most of us when I say that the OS and hardware are more important to me. Sure, apps are still have a place, but they are down the list of important features that I need on my smartphone....

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BBM with PayPal integration now available in the Beta Zone

Looks like we didn't have to wait until 'tomorrow' for the new BBM Beta with PayPal integration. Emails are now being sent out letting eligible folks know the update has arrived in the BlackBerry Beta Zone for BlackBerry 10 users. Aside from the PayPal integration, BlackBerry has also included a few other fixes for this release as noted. This beta version of BBM introduces: Lots of bug...

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You will soon be able to send and receive money with PayPal through BBM

For a while now, there has been rumors of BlackBerry and PayPal teaming up to offer customers the ability to send and receive money with PayPal through BBM and finally, some of those rumors have come to fruition. As noted on the Inside BlackBerry blog, starting tomorrow, an external beta will be available for BlackBerry, iOS and Android BBM users in Canada, that will make sending and receiving...

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BlackBerry joins the National Cyber Security Alliance

BlackBerry joins the National Cyber Security Alliance

BlackBerry has joined the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA), a nonprofit organization that is focused on helping citizens stay safe online. With BlackBerry's security expertise in software, hardware and the IoT, the NCSA hopes to keep everyone safer and more secure, regardless of the mobile device they are using. The NCSA hopes to tap into BlackBerry's security understanding to solve...

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Back to School Sale: 20% off all accessories at ShopCrackBerry!

Back to School Sale: 20% off all accessories at ShopCrackBerry!

Load up on mobile essentials and stay ahead for semesters to come. Starting today, you can save 20% on everything here at ShopCrackBerry you see fit for making planning, note-taking, and partying more efficient throughout the rest of school year. Stay powered up during those long days on campus with a trusty power bank, take notes with absolute precision with a quality stylus, and keep your go...

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Here are our BBM prize pack contest winners!

Here are our BBM prize pack contest winners!

August 1 marked BBM's 10th birthday and to celebrate the occasion we put together 10 sweet BBM prize packs consisting of a BBM Mug, 10 BBM Splat / Spark Stickers, a BBM Notebook and of course, wrapped it all up in a nice BlackBerry gift bag. Now, it's time to go ahead and announce the ten winners. biobilly d_elkhori gmr1987 Herbie52 hockeyshaun Karma Gunz Paintedeyes RLTurn77 semime Taurice...

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Avoid oversleeping with this quick BlackBerry 10 alarm snooze tip

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This may not be the most exciting topic in the world, but for you folk that rely on your BlackBerry as your alarm clock, this is a jolly handy tip to keep in mind. When it comes to snoozing my alarm, I'm an expert. What I mean by this is that I could hit that snooze tab over and over - there's just a real sweet feeling knowing that you can stay snuggled up in bed for a few more minutes....

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BlackBerry Passport Silver Edition available in Vietnam starting August 24

Hot on the heels of the initial announcement of the BlackBerry Passport Silver Edition, BlackBerry has now announced the device is headed to Vietnam and will be available starting from August 24. "We strive to deliver products that combine cutting-edge technology with purposeful, globally recognized design, and the BlackBerry Passport Silver Edition is the latest manifestation of this...

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Love first-person shooter games? Check out Open Arena for BlackBerry 10

Love first-person shooter games? Check out Open Arena for BlackBerry 10

Growing up in the days when Doom was popular I was eager to see how this would play on my BlackBerry Passport when it arrived in BlackBerry World. Based on the Quake series of games, in this case, the Quake 3 game engine, the goal is to frag or kill, enemy players to score points by completing different objectives. Each of the matches happen in an arena and include such objectives as...

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