SuperTube updated - Passport keyboard scrolling now included, plus more

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For those of you that prefer to use the third party app SuperTube, instead of watching videos using the native BlackBerry 10 browser, you'll be pleased to hear that a new version of the app is now available. This latest version brings us some new features as well as plenty of fixes which have been ironed out. New in the latest version: Added direct link to upload your own local videos to...

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For $5-a-month, AT&T subscribers can now place unlimited calls to Mexico

$5-a-month gets unlimited calls to Mexico on AT&T

AT&T has revamped their AT&T World Connect $5 monthly international calling package to offer unlimited calls to Mexico. The news comes just days after AT&T got approval from the Mexican government for a $2.5 billion acquisition of Iusacell, Mexico's third-largest cellular carrier. Said AT&T Mobility Chief Marketing Officer David Christopher: "We're always looking for...

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You can now order the BlackBerry Z3 SIM free in the UK

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This one maybe a little late to the party but if you fancy picking up the low cost BlackBerry Z3 SIM free in the UK you can now do so thanks to Clove. The British online retailer has the Z3 priced at £154.99, including VAT, which seems reasonable value for money if you ask me. It feels an age away that the BlackBerry Z3 was announced, although it was only February last year and it then went...

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WhatsApp Messenger gets a juicy update for BlackBerry 10

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For you folk out there that use WhatsApp to communicate with your non-BBM friends on other platforms, you'll want to hit up BlackBerry World and grab the latest version which is now available. Version 2.11.1167.2 contains a mix of new features and fixes, covering a broad spectrum, which is always good to see. What's also encouraging, once again, is that although us BlackBerry 10 users prefer...

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BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - BlackSung

BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - BlackSung

Did you miss out on checking out BerryFlow live last night? If so, you can now watch the replay or download the audio. Among topics discussed, we touched on the Samsung BlackBerry rumors, the further roll out of the BlackBerry Classic, how we would improve BBM channels and even a look at Passport numbers from a developers perspective. You can check out the full video, topic list, guest list as...

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Big Hero 6 and Puss in Boots BBM Stickers now available

Big Hero 6 and Puss in Boots BBM Stickers now available

Disney and Dreamworks are no strangers to the BBM Shop and both have now expanded their offerings of BBM stickers available. First up is Disney, which has released a brand new Big Hero 6 sticker pack that offers artwork featuring Baymax and Hiro as well as several other characters from the hit movie such as Tadashi and Go Go. Next up is Dreamworks, which is now offering a Puss in Boots sticker...

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Samsung may extend its current partnership with BlackBerry but won't buy it

Samsung may extend its current partnership with BlackBerry but won't buy it

The head of Samsung's mobile phone division stated today that the company could extend its current partnership with BlackBerry. However, he repeated what the company said last week that Samsung has no plans to acquire BlackBerry itself. Speaking to The Wall Street Journal, Samsung's mobile phone leader J.K. Shin stated, "We want to work with BlackBerry and develop this partnership, not...

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Official Limited Edition gold and black BlackBerry Passport looks to be arriving soon

While we've seen several luxury retailers hop into mix willing to customize your BlackBerry Passport with some gold trim, BlackBerry themselves have yet to offer such a thing but that might soon be changing. According to a new listing on the ShopBlackBerry Canada website, a limited edition gold and black BlackBerry Passport could be in the works. Here's what the site has to say about it...

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Get $100 off a red BlackBerry Passport for a limited time!

Get $100 off a red BlackBerry Passport for a limited time!

Looking for a good deal on a red BlackBerry Passport? Head on over to ShopBlackBerry and pick one up for $100 off, bringing the cost down to $599. This deal is only running today from now until midnight EST. That's right, this sale ends just a little under 6 hours from now so if you're interested you're going to want to hurry. Please note, if you take advantage of special pricing offer for...

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Pootermobile Wallpapers app updated for Passport and Classic!

Pootermobile Wallpapers app updated for Passport and Classic!

Finding wallpapers for your BlackBerry is a fairly easy process. Finding BlackBerry specific wallpapers that celebrate the brand is a bit harder, and that's where Pootermobile's Wallpapers app comes in. Pooter takes time to create wallpapers specifically to celebrate the BlackBerry brand using elements, slogans and branding that we're all familiar with such as BBM emoticons, Team BlackBerry,...

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The Lord of the Rings BBM stickers now available on the BBM Shop

The Lord of the Rings BBM stickers now available

Are you a fan of The Lord of the Rings? If so, Bare Tree Media has a new BBM sticker pack that you cannot pass... up. (that was cheesy but I'm not apologizing) For $1.99 you can grab The Lord of the Rings BBM pack featuring several characters from J. R. R. Tolkien's epic fantasy novels including Gandalf, Frodo, Gollum and more from Middle-Earth. You can have a look at the full pack below or...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for January 16, 2015

BlackBerry App Roundup for January 16, 2015

Howdy CrackBerry nation! Hope you all had a fantastic week. From Ford discussing the new features in their QNX based system and creating your own luxury BlackBerry Passport thanks to Gold Genie to Bla1ze's look into how to improve BBM Channels it has been quite busy. Be sure to catch up on all of these items and more including how BlackBerry has reportedly turned down takeover offers. Now it...

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Twittly - Beta Zone update

For you folk that have been using the limited beta Pro version of Twittly (a third party Twitter app for BlackBerry 10), you'll be interested to hear that there's an updated version in the BlackBerry Beta Zone now. The developer, Nemory Studios, has been hard at work, as this latest version for testing contains a huge bunch of fixes and improvements as you can see from the list below. Most...

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BlackBerry hosting webinar on managing security threats in today's Mobile Enterprise

It seems not a day goes by that we don't hear some news about a new security breach or hacking that has occurred and such news is only expected to increase in 2015. BlackBerry is uniquely positioned to help organizations with those situations through their Enterprise portfolio and if you're looking to learn more about those solutions, a webinar is being held on Tue, Jan 27, 2015 at 11:00 AM EST...

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Ford talks features in the new QNX-based Sync 3 system

Ford talks features in the new QNX-based Sync 3 system

Ford's Sync 3 system made big waves at CES due to the switch from a Microsoft-based platform to QNX, which is exciting enough on its own, and with an entire platform overhaul like that there's bound to be some new features involved. John and Derek took a few minutes to talk with Jim Buczkowski, Director of Research for Electrical and Electronics at Ford, to figure out what some of those changes...

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BlackBerry Classic Leather Swivel Holster Front

Call me old fashioned, but when it comes to cases I still prefer a holster. It may not always be the popular choice nor the one that offers heavy duty protection, but it allows for quick access while on-the go. This simple holster lets me carry my device either by throwing it my bag, placing it on my belt, or even clutching it while in the store all while offering a durable way to keep my...

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BlackBerry has reportedly declined a handful of recent takeover offers

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A new report claims that BlackBerry has declined a handful of takeover offers in recent months from unnamed companies, in favor of its current plan to revamp its operations. The report was posted in the wake of Wednesday's rumors that centered on Samsung engaging in buyout talks with BlackBerry, which both BlackBerry and Samsung quickly denied. According to The Globe and Mail, BlackBerry's...

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Wallpaper++ for BlackBerry 10 turns from paid to free

Wallpaper++ for BlackBerry 10 turns from paid to free

If you like to regularly change the wallpaper on your BlackBerry 10 device, then today we bring you good news as Wallpaper++ has gone from costing a couple of bucks to totally free! If you've not checked it out before, it's a one stop shops for high quality backgrounds - over 1000 in fact. They are split into 10 categories, so it's just a case of selecting the category you want, scrolling...

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Baby Popeye and Pro Football BBM Stickers now available in the BBM Shop

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Hitting up the BBM Shop today I noticed a couple of new additions that are now available to purchase if stickers are your thing. First up, and following on from the original Popeye sticker pack we told you about a while back, is Baby Popeye. Here you get 20 stickers which are a mix of baby Popeye and baby Olive Oyl, portraying various messages or emotions - all rather sweet. Then for you...

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