FYI: WhatsApp is down right now - [Updated]

FYI: WhatsApp is down right now

Annnnnnd now it's back after approximately two hours of downtime. I know. Two WhatsApp posts today? Crazy. But since folks keep asking in the forums and on Twitter, we figured we should do a quick post to let you all know that right now, WhatsApp is currently suffering from some downtime, it's not just you having the issue. For their part, a WhatsApp spokesperson has told Reuters that they...

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With WhatsApp for BlackBerry 10 scheduled to shut down as of June 30, BlackBerry 10 owners have been looking for workarounds to keep WhatsApp running on their devices. One option is to run the Android version of WhatsApp on BlackBerry 10 but now Nemory Studios has come up with another option of sorts by releasing WhatsUp10, a new Android-based WhatsApp client that has a multitude of additional...

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The BlackBerry KEYone is the most anticipated phone of the year

Just like every other year, there are a slew of new phones that have been or are slated for release in 2017. From the shiny new Galaxy S8 to the next Google Pixel to the newest iPhone — and of course the BlackBerry KEYone — there won't be any shortage of devices to choose from. Our friends at MobileSyrup recently conducted a poll asking which new or upcoming smartphone readers were most...

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If you could have a BlackBerry KEYone in any color, what would it be?

If you could have a BlackBerry KEYone in any color, what would it be?

BlackBerry devices haven't been too crazy over the years when it comes to color choices. There's been, well, black for the most part — with some blue, silver, red and even purple thrown in on various devices. The BlackBerry KEYone won't be breaking any barriers when it comes to color choices either (for the time being at least). A poll in the CrackBerry forums posed the question, What color...

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First BlackBerry KEYone owner impressions are in and they're GOOD

The newly released BlackBerry KEYone is making its way into eager hands in the UK and already we've seen a ton of great feedback in the CrackBerry forums. Both new and veteran BlackBerry users are weighing in on what makes the KEYone awesome, as well as what they'd like to see changed. The fun part about the KEYone is that a lot of users will be switching over from a lot of different devices....

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RSVP now for CrackBerry Meetups in Calgary, Vancouver, Ottawa, Montreal & Waterloo!

It's time to continue the CrackBerry Meetup Tour! The Canadian cities of Calgary, Vancouver, Ottawa and Montreal are next on the list before we turn south and visit the USA! Update: Reminder that the Calgary Meetup is this Friday and Vancouver is this Saturday. And we've added a Kitchener/Waterloo Meetup for Thursday, May 18th! As promised, it's time to bring the CrackBerry Meetup fun to more...

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The BlackBerry #KEYone is #WorthTheWait Giveaway! [Winners Announced]

The BlackBerry #KEYone is #WorthTheWait Giveaway! [Winners Announced]

I know, I know... waiting is HARD and so many of you want your new BlackBerry KEYone NOOOOOW! To pass the time in true CrackBerry fashion, we're giving away chance to win not one, but THREE IOU's for a KEYone courtesy of CrackBerry Kevin! WINNERS ANNOUNCED: Eduard P. (@epertinez), Jean H. (Sigewif), Chris R. (Gelatinous). Congrats!! Update: May 1st, 2017 - Thanks for participating in our...

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CrackBerry Podcast - Regroup

Bla1ze is back from vacation, CBK is (mainly) back to health, and Adam Zeis is out of CrackBerry retirement! The trio regroups on this episode to talk BlackBerry UK Launch, North American availability and more! We fired up the CrackBerry Podcast machine Sunday evening to catch up on the BlackBerry news of the week, which was dominated by the BlackBerry KEYone which began it's global...

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Slip this thin 10000mAh power bank into your pocket for just $15

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time with a slim portable battery that puts 10000mAh of power into your pocket for less! We continue to demand more and more out of our phones these days, and that means battery life sometimes takes a hit. No one wants to sit attached to a wall all day to keep their phone charged, and luckily you don't have to. Aukey has recently released a new...

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The Milken Institute Global Conference for 2017 takes place in Los Angeles on April 30 - May 3, and this year, as in years past, there will be several BlackBerry Executives presenting. As highlighted on the Inside BlackBerry blog, those in attendance will get to hear from Executive Chairman and CEO John Chen, BlackBerry Chief Evangelist Mark Wilson as well as BlackBerry Chief Operating Officer...

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BlackBerry KEYone Unboxing Video Roundup

BlackBerry KEYone Unboxing Video Roundup

The BlackBerry KEYone was officially launched in the UK yesterday at Selfridges. The cozy rooftop venue was the perfect place to celebrate bringing the KEYone to the region. I wanted to be there in person and was booked to do so, but had to cancel my flight last minute (getting sick is the worst!). That said, I still managed to get a CBK-certified KEYone unboxing up for your viewing pleasure....

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Charge from anywhere with this 12600mAh power bank for just $40 today!

There is nothing worse than having your phone about to die and being nowhere near a wall outlet to charge it up. Luckily you can charge from anywhere with BlackBerry's 12600mAh power bank, so you don't need to hunt down a pesky outlet again. The battery pack is slim and portable, and right now you can pick one up for $40.

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BlackBerry KEYone Beginner's Guide

How to get start using your BlackBerry KEYone. The BlackBerry KEYone is unlike any other Android phone. To get the most out of the physical keyboard and everything the phone can do, you'll want to start off right by setting things up properly. Setup and Data Transfer How to power up the KEYone How to insert a SIM card or microSD card How to transfer your data from BlackBerry 10 — iPhone...

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MrMobile is giving away a ton of tech!

One of my favorite things about reviewing the hottest mobile technology is that sometimes they let me give it all away. See, we just hit the 100-video mark over on the MrMobile YouTube channel, and after less than a year we've also managed to snag some 350,000 subscribers! I thought those were milestones worth celebrating, so I wrote some of the biggest and best tech companies in the world...

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CrackBerry's BlackBerry KEYone Unboxing

It's time... to unbox... the BlackBerry KEYone! April 27th marks a big day in BlackBerry KEYone history with the device officially going on sale in the UK. It also marks a day when you'll start to see more BlackBerry KEYone content popping up online and on social channels as UK customers buy the device and the tech review process begins. Yes, the KEYone has now made its way into the hands...

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BlackBerry KEYone will go on-sale in the U.S. starting on May 31

BlackBerry Mobile's press announcements today centered around UK and Canada launches of the BlackBerry KEYone but BlackBerry Mobile has also clarified on-sale availability for BlackBerry KEYone in the United States. The added information explains that additional carriers will be on board to support the BlackBerry KEYone including Sprint in the U.S. later this summer. Some key details include...

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BlackBerry KEYone Canadian carrier partners and availability announced

Pre-Orders begin May 18; on-sale availability begins May 31st; and you'll be able to buy the KEYone for $199 on a 2-year term from Bell, Bell MTS, Rogers, SaskTel and Telus Less than six months after TCL Communications signed a global smartphone licensing partnership with BlackBerry Limited we now have availability details announced for North America. By the end of May users in the region will...

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BlackBerry KEYone now available in the UK in retail first at Selfridges

Today, TCL Communication, a leading global smartphone manufacturer and global smartphone licensing partner of BlackBerry Limited, celebrates the UK launch of its new BlackBerry smartphone – BlackBerry KEYone, at Selfridges, Oxford Street, London. After the official BlackBerry KEYone unveiling during MWC 2017 in Barcelona, TCL Communications is now celebrating the UK launch of its new Android...

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Get lifetime access to 2TB of Degoo Ultimate cloud storage for only $60

The amount of data we all deal with on a daily basis is quite astounding, and there doesn't seem to be any sign of slowing down. To help contend with growing file sizes, there are plenty of cloud storage services out there promising easy backup and sync of your most important files. Get 2TB of cloud storage for life for only $60! Learn more The only problem with cloud storage is that...

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BlackBerry KEYone coming soon to Vodafone UK

The BlackBerry KEYone has just popped up on the 'Coming Soon' area of the Vodafone UK website. While there aren't any specifics on a release date or pricing it's great to see confirmation that the much anticipated BlackBerry KEYone will be available soon from Vodafone UK. Normally devices will sit in this staging area before availability options are made available. Just last week Steve...

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