Want some native BlackBerry 10 Flappy Bird action? Herbie is back!

Flappy Hervie

Flappy Bird may have taken the mobile gaming world by storm recently but the word on the street is that the developer has pulled the game from both Android and iOS and with no plans for a Windows Phone release. We've been able to play the game on BlackBerry 10.2.1 thanks to the easy loading of Android APK's, however for us BlackBerry 10 users there's a new kid in town.  Flappy Herbie Saga:...

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Like platform gaming? You'll want to check out Roller for BlackBerry 10

Roller

If you own a BlackBerry Z30 or Z10 and like a slice of platform gaming can we point you in the direction of Roller for BlackBerry 10. With 40 levels spread over 6 worlds have you got the skills and patience to get to the end? You control the little pink round chap in the above photo. He rolls - like the game suggest. Over on the left of the display are your two movement controls to guide him...

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BMO Mobile Banking app for BlackBerry 10 arrives in BlackBerry World

If you've been waiting for the Bank of Montreal mobile baking app to arrive in BlackBerry World, the wait is over. The app has now arrived and is ready for download for all BlackBerry 10 devices. BMO packed it full of features you'd expect from a banking app but you can view the full list below. View Balances and Transactions Quickly view your bank account, credit card, mortgage, and...

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Deal of the Day: Seidio SURFACE Case (with kickstand) for BlackBerry Z10

Deal of the Day: Seidio SURFACE Case (with kickstand) for BlackBerry Z10

For today only, you can grab the Seidio SURFACE Case (with kickstand) for BlackBerry Z10 and save 49% off the list price! This case protects your BlackBerry Z10 from scratches and drops while adding minimal bulk and convenient viewing with its built-in kickstand. Durable plastic is accompanied by a soft-touch coating, which enhances the look of your Z10 without attracting lint. Color options...

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How to display AccuWeather information on the OS 10.2.1 clock

How to display AccuWeather information on the OS 10.2.1 clock

One of the applications that I use on a daily basis, and I’m sure you all do, is the Clock application. Using the multi-alarm feature I set myself reminders or use it as my wake-up call for work in the morning. One of the new features in OS 10.2.1 is that the Clock app now includes AccuWeather information. This convenient feature lets you know first thing in the morning when you silence your...

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Weekend Coder: Mimic Cascades layouts with custom elements

Weekend Coder: Mimic Cascades layouts with custom elements

There’s been a lot of buzz about the new Sochi Winter Olympics app, obviously from end users following the Olympics and from developers too. When the app first launched, it looked like it had to be an Android port or WebWorks but it ran way too smoothly to be either. We later confirmed that it was written in Cascades, with all custom effects and navigation. Though I will admit that I don’t...

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Watch2Watch for BlackBerry 10 lets you send messages directly to a Pebble watch

As you know, BlackBerry 10 Pebble owners only really have Talk2Watch as their best option right now. That's not a bad thing as the app itself is pretty feature rich and has lots of goodies to come. On top of that the developer is slowly making APIs available for developers to make 'companion' apps to Talk2Watch. One app is being developed already and is currently available in beta in the...

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How to follow the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics from your BlackBerry

Winter Olympics

With the Winter Olympic games now underway in Sochi we thought it was worth bringing you a quick list of options if you fancy keeping up to date with what's happening with the news and medal rankings. We've already featured the native BlackBerry 10 app Sochi 2014 which in my opinion is the number one option for BlackBerry users. It's a totally full-featured app with everything you need, but if...

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Deal of the Day: Amzer Shellster ShellCase w/ Holster for BlackBerry Z10

Deal of the Day: Amzer Shellster ShellCase w/ Holster for BlackBerry Z10

For today only, you can pick up the Amzer Shellster ShellCase w/ Holster for BlackBerry Z10 and save 50% off the list price! This case combines the protection of a shell case and the power of a clip stand holster. The form fit rear shell is impact resistant for complete protection and quickly slides in and out of the holster for instant phone access. The holster is lined with a soft fabric for...

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Create animated gifs, wallpapers, avatars and more with Avatart

Create animated gifs, wallpapers, avatars and more with Avatart

Every now and then I tend to switch things up a bit when it comes to my avatar on BBM and other social networks. Not to mention I also prefer setting a custom image for friends and family in my contact list. That being said, Avatart for your BBM and contact avatars, from the developer behind SuperTube, is the latest app to hit the storefront that allows you to do just that.  The application...

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Skype for BlackBerry 10 updated to improve video calling and messaging

Back in October Skype for BlackBerry 10 got a nice update that brought a new UI but since then the app hasn't any other updates. Now though, a new release is filtering through BlackBerry World that will hopefully improve the overall experience when using the app. As noted in the change log, the update addresses some bugs with video calling and messaging. Outside of that, Skype just noted 'other...

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MEGA for BlackBerry 10 gains additional language support in latest update

If you're using MEGA for some additional cloud storage on your BlackBerry 10 device, a new update for the app is rolling through BlackBerry World right now. It's not one that's targeted at all users but if you've been using the app in English and that's not your native language MEGA has added some additional language support within the app. The list is fairly long so go ahead and jump below to...

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Sochi 2014 app updated with live results, athletes and countries

If you're tuned into the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics and using the official app for BlackBerry 10, you'll want to fire up BlackBerry World and grab the latest update. It's a small update but a very important one if you're following along on the go as it adds live results in addition to athletes names and countries. The update is live now for everyone. More information/Download Sochi 2014

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Tell us: how does your smartphone factor into your sex life?

 Tell us: how does your smartphone factor into your sex life?

Here at Mobile Nations we like to think of ourselves as being real tech for real people. And we know that in addition to owning smartphones, real people go on dates, send each other photos, have sex, and all sorts of other stuff. The smartphone is playing a greater and greater role in all of that, so we wanted to know just how you are using your smartphone to get it on. We're not afraid to ask...

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QNX powering the 2015 Audi TT user-programmable instrument cluster

While Adam was busy checking out the Mercedes CLA45 AMG at CES 2014, Audi was busy showing off their use of the QNX CAR Platform for Infotainment in the 2015 Audi TT by introducing the new user-programmable instrument cluster (FPK). The display is no longer a separate piece of equipment in the car, instead the whole instrument cluster itself is a display offering the driver everything they...

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BlackBerry 'Ontario' turns up in Geekbench benchmark testing

BlackBerry 'Ontario' turns up in Geekbench benchmark testing

A few days ago a new version of Geekbench was released for BlackBerry 10 - Geekbench 3. It's essentially an app that's used for benchmarking your device but it's looking as though someone at BlackBerry has been doing some benchmarking of their own with an unreleased BlackBerry. As you can see by looking at the results above, the device name is a bit familiar. It's listed as 'Ontario' and to...

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Capture, share, and personalize your photos with Insta Weather

Capture, share, and personalize your photos with Insta Weather

Sharing images, locations, and weather are popular these days. For me, I'm able to send the cold, winter snow of the Northeast to my friends living in warmer climates. MMMOOO decided to throw their coding and developing talents into the mix and released their own photo and weather sharing application called Insta Weather Plus. This premium application grants users the ability to share their...

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ShopCrackBerry Sale: Love Your Phone this Valentine's Day!

Valentine's Day!

Valentine's Day is just around the corner, and while you're probably thinking flowers and chocolates for the significant other in your life, you don't want to forget to take care of the other sweety in your life. You know the one we're talking about. The one that's in your hand all day long. Your phone! In honor of Heart day, you can show your BlackBerry a little love and save 20% on ALL...

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BlackBerry teams up with Indian based company ValueLabs for R&D

BlackBerry

BlackBerry may have cut their internal staffing levels heavily over the last year or so but in terms of research and development they are starting to outsource. It's reported that they have teamed up with ValueLabs - an Indian based company that specialize in technology / process consulting, software product development, testing, Remote Infrastructure Management (RIM) and Knowledge Process...

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What's your high score in Flappy Bird?

What's your high score in Flappy Bird?

Okay, I'll admit it — I'm totally sick of Flappy Bird. I'm angry that I installed it, angry that I made my friends install it, and even more angry that I can't stop playing it. It's slowly sucking the life out of me. That being said, I did manage to score 21 today and I'm way more proud of myself than I should be. If for some reason you haven't yet played Flappy Bird — you need to. Or maybe...

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