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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BlackBerry wins dismissal of lawsuit related to company operations and outlook

Back in October 2013, a class action lawsuit was filed against BlackBerry by Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC and former Louisiana Attorney General Charles C. Foti, Jr., alleging BlackBerry had filed 'materially false and misleading statements and omissions related to the Company's business and operations' which misled shareholders into believing that the BlackBerry 10 line of devices and company...

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BlackBerry to announce Year-End and Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2015 results March 27th

As one might have caught during Mobile World Congress due to the lack of financials discussion, BlackBerry has been in their quiet period ahead of their Year-End and Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2015 earning results, which have now been announced to take place on March 27th, 2015. BlackBerry will be reporting results for the year-end and fourth quarter of fiscal 2015 on March 27th, 2015. A...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for March 13, 2015

BlackBerry App Roundup for March 13, 2015

Howdy CrackBerry nation! Hope you all had an excellent week as it certainly went by quickly. This week we saw Vodafone UK confirm they will carry the BlackBerry Leap but only for business users, a BerryFlow podcast with our own EiC to close out Mobile World Congress and a way to get Adobe Flash on OS 10.3.1. Now on to the more important topic of the day. It is time to bring you this week's...

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Classic Camera brings back the tap anywhere option for taking pictures

Did you manage to get yourself upgraded to BlackBerry OS 10.3.1 and hate the way you now have to take pictures? In previous versions of BlackBerry 10, you could tap anywhere in the camera app to take a picture but on 10.3.1 that's no longer possible. You have to tap the dedicated shutter button in order to snap a picture now (or use the spacebar or volume keys) and while the changes were...

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BlackBerry OS 10.3.1.2558 update files now available for download

BlackBerry OS 10.3.1.2558 update files now available for download

** UPDATE ** - Several more regions have now started getting the OTA update officially. Canada, India, Austria, UK, South Africa and more! If you've gotten the update OTA, let folks know in the comments. If you're still waiting for BlackBerry OS 10.3.1 to arrive on your device via OTA, you'll have to wait a little bit longer due to several issues found in the update that caused BlackBerry to...

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Better Passport support and several new icons added in the latest BProfile update

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One of my favorite BlackBerry 10 applications for making great social network profile pictures as been updated today, bringing an array of new icons as well as some improvements for Passport users. BProfile, which comes with both free and paid versions, did work on the BlackBerry Passport already, but wasn't the best in terms of the way things looked on the square screen. Things have now...

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Hands-on with Hub2Watch - get all Hub notifications on your Pebble smartwatch

If you're a Pebble smartwatch user, Hub2Watch is an app you'll want to get. It was released recently and goes hand-in-hand with Talk2Watch Pro. While Talk2Watch is by far the best third party Pebble app we have for BlackBerry 10, there are still some limitations in terms of notifications and Hub2Watch helps to bring more notifications to your wrist. Follow on as we go hands-on with Hub2Watch...

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Make your BlackBerry even more efficient as Inbox Zero arrives in BlackBerry World

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Another productivity application has been rolled out this week by BlackBerry 10 developers Emberify. Inbox Zero allows the user to snooze emails for future reminder, similar to Mailbox and Inbox by Gmail. Like most apps, it won't be for everyone, but if removing the risk of not replying to emails is paramount to your business then Inbox Zero could be a life saver. Just imagine that you get...

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How to set automatic replies for internal and external addresses on OS 10.3.1

How to set automatic replies for internal and external addresses on OS 10.3.1

When I'm out of the office I always make sure I turn on my out of office rely messages. Normally, when this option is activated on your device, the message sent is what both people outside and inside your organization will see. By default, it enables only the inside your organization message. For those of you familiar with Microsoft Outlook, you know that it goes one step further and allows...

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BlackBerry issues security notice for OpenSSL FREAK vulnerability

BlackBerry issues security notice for OpenSSL FREAK vulnerability

BlackBerry has now officially issued a security notice for the OpenSSL vulnerability better known as "FREAK". Early reports had suggested that some BlackBerry operating systems (in addition to Android, iOS, OS X some of which have already been patched) were vulnerable to the attack which could theoretically be used to intercept what should be a secure HTTPS connection and downgrade the...

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LoginTC two-factor authentication solution now available for BlackBerry 10

Although there are several two-factor authentication apps for BlackBerry 10 available already having another option to choose from is great and Cyphercor Inc. has now announced their enterprise-grade, cloud-based two-factor authentication solution LoginTC is now available on BlackBerry 10 as a native app. Whether you need an SMB, Enterprise or even Government account, LoginTC can accommodate...

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Grab a BlackBerry Classic from Amazon today for only $403

Grab a BlackBerry Classic from Amazon today for only $403

Normally, I wouldn't even bother putting on pants to save 10% but when it comes to electronics, it's sometimes worth it and such is the case with the BlackBerry Classic. Right now, Amazon (US) is hosting a little bit of a sale on the latest BlackBerry QWERTY designed to meet the needs of productive people who appreciate the speed and accuracy that can only be found with a physical keyboard....

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