Everything you need to know about Fitbit

Everything you need to know about Fitbit

Using technology to try and improve your fitness is becoming more and more common these days. There are a variety of devices available, however one of the lower cost and simpler to use options is a fitness tracker. These trackers are coming from a variety of well known companies such as Jawbone, Nike, Garmin and even Samsung. They are also coming from some newer companies such as Misfit...

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How to create and manage playlists on BlackBerry 10.2.1

How to create and manage playlists on BlackBerry 10.2.1

Seeing as this is fitness month, it is only befitting we include a rundown on how to create playlists for the media player. Music is an excellent motivator while at the gym so I always have a few lists at my disposal depending on the activity. Whether it be a road trip, physical fitness, or even a playlist for getting things completed at work, the process for creating a collection of your top...

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Cast for BlackBerry 10 brings native Chromecasting ability for YouTube videos

Are you among the many people who picked up a Chromecast simply because it was cheap and kinda cool? If you are and have an Android device or only planned on using it for your computer it's fine. However, if you're like some folks and thought it might work 100 percent with BlackBerry only to find out it's a bit of hassle to get any apps to work, you're in luck. A new app called Cast has now...

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Top ten tips and tricks for managing your BlackBerry 10 contacts

Top ten tips and tricks for managing your BlackBerry 10 contacts

For anyone who uses the Contacts Application on a daily basis, it is a powerful tool for connecting with not only colleagues and co-workers, but friends, family and social acquaintances as well. While the application is not without fault, it has come a long way since BlackBerry 10 first came on the scene. That is why I decided to compile the top ten tips and tricks that I use on a daily basis...

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Feedly RSS service crippled by ongoing DDoS attack [update]

Feedly RSS service crippled by ongoing DDoS attack

Update: It looks like Feedly was able to neutralize the DDoS attack that crippled the news reader service for hours today. "We have neutralized DDoS attack that began at 2:04am PST last night," the company wrote in a blog post, noting that "it might take a few hours for some of the 40 millions feeds we poll to be fully updated." Feedly should work now on the website and through various apps...

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Skype for BlackBerry update brings cloud based chats and other improvements

Skype for BlackBerry update brings cloud based chats and other improvements

It's been a bit since we've seen Skype get an update, but today a new version has landed that brings along some new features and improvements. It's still a bit wonky at times — as most of Skype's apps are — but it's certainly come a long way. New in this version you'll find cloud based chats, updated registration flow, performance improvements and various other bug fixes. The update is...

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Mix up your tunes with Radio Shuffle for BlackBerry 10

Mix up your tunes with Radio Shuffle for BlackBerry 10

If you are music lover in general then Radio Shuffle may well be just what you are looking for. As the name suggests, this BlackBerry 10 application is the total opposite of most other radio apps. You can't choose a specific station - you must rely on the shuffle. That's why I mentioned that you'll need to be a music lover in general. If you only listen to rock or dance etc, then you will be...

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Looking Back Part Two: Passion still remains

Looking Back Part Two: Passion still remains

It has been almost a year since my editorial on why I am still an avid BlackBerry fan and how I still remain passionate for the platform. At the time the post made its way to the front page it was the beginning of a tumultuous six months in my life both at work and at home. During this time, however, the one constant that kept my head on straight and the will to persevere was my BlackBerry and...

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Deal of the Day: BlackBerry Mini-USB Car Charger

Deal of the Day: BlackBerry Mini-USB Car Charger

For today only, buy the BlackBerry Mini-USB Car Charger and get 84% off the list price! Recharge your BlackBerry while you're on the move using the power from your vehicle! Whether you forgot to plug in at home or just want to conserve battery power when you're working from the road, the BlackBerry 12V Automotive Charger makes sure your BlackBerry always has the power it needs. List Price: $...

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Attending the BlackBerry Experience: London

Attending the BlackBerry Experience: London

On Tuesday June 3rd, 2014 the BlackBerry Experience headed to London, U.K. This event ran a little differently to the previous events. Most of the attendees there were invited by BlackBerry themselves and we were lucky enough to get a press invite to the event. It was a small event and most of the people in attendance were IT administrators or representatives for global blue chip companies....

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BlackBerry to consider making a phablet to drive growth

BlackBerry CEO John Chen

BlackBerry CEO John Chen indicated that a phablet may be the next growth driver for the Canadian manufacturer as it looks to regain its market share. In an interview with Indonesia's Jakarta Post, Chen announced that BlackBerry aims to sell 1 million units of the BlackBerry Z3, a $200 handset that is available for sale exclusively in Indonesia (for now). The Z3 is the first device co-created...

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Torontonians have lots of love for BlackBerry

Torontonians have lots of love for BlackBerry

While BlackBerry CEO John Chen was busy talking to the Jakarta Post about sales of the BlackBerry Z3, profits for BlackBerry and the possibility of launching phablets if the market calls for it, some interesting news from BlackBerry's homebase of Canada also came through. According to iQmetrix, who provides retail management software for the North American wireless industry there's a lot of...

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Best BlackBerry apps for hitting the gym and lifting weights

Best BlackBerry apps for hitting the gym and lifting weights

Mobile Fitness continues all throughout June; hopefully you've decided to jump aboard and have kept working towards your fitness goals. If you're trying to lose weight, make sure you also build your muscle mass. You'll help yourself burn more calories by increasing your metabolic rate. You'll also strengthen your connective tissues. I could go on, but instead, we present you with a list of the...

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The TV Show 4: That English Guy

The TV Show 4: That English Guy

The TV Show is like app or game reviews for television episodes. Whether you're watching in your living room or streaming to your phone and tablet, follow along for the week of TV that was. On this episode special guest Guy English joins Dave and Rene to talk about the Mad Men mid-season finale. Also 24 a bunch of cross-references, and season 3 of Sherlock...

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A wonderful weekend of CrackBerry fun at the Canadian Grand Prix!

A wonderful weekend of CrackBerry fun at the Canadian Grand Prix!

What an AWESOME weekend!! The 2014 Canadian Grand Prix is now racing history, and what a race it was. I can't help but think maybe the CrackBerry team's presence brought a bit of bad luck, as for the first time this year the Mercedes F1 Team — who is sponsored by BlackBerry — was not at the top of the podium on Sunday afternoon. That said, it was easily the most exciting race of the season and...

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MEGA for BlackBerry 10 updated with performance and security improvements

If you're making use of the MEGA cloud storage app on BlackBerry 10 you'll want to open up BlackBerry World and grab the latest release available. Although the change log is small, v1.0.1601.0 does add performance and security improvements which pretty much everyone can appreciate. The update started rolling out yesterday, so everyone should be seeing it available now in BlackBerry World with...

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ZTE has hired former BlackBerry engineers to help develop new smartphones

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A new report from the Wall Street Journal says China-based ZTE has already hired a number of former BlackBerry employees, and could hire more team members from the company in the coming months. The report says that ZTE has specifically brought in new employees who have previously worked at BlackBerry as senior engineers. They will apparently help develop new hardware products for ZTE, It...

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Nemory Studios offers up Ober, a native Uber client for BlackBerry 10

Nemory Studios offers up Ober, a native Uber client for BlackBerry 10

If you've fired up the BlackBerry Beta Zone today, you may have already spotted the latest app from Nemory Studios. It goes by the name Ober and serves as a hybrid native and web app for the Uber taxi service. Sadly, (or perhaps thankfully?) I don't live in an area which Uber is available so I wasn't able to fully give it a go but if you happen to frequent using Uber, maybe this is the app you'...

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Deal of the Day: CrackBerry Leather Holster for BlackBerry Z10

Deal of the Day: CrackBerry Leather Holster for BlackBerry Z10

For today only, buy the CrackBerry Leather Holster for BlackBerry Z10 and get 57% off the list price! The stylish CrackBerry branded Leather Holster is made of a fine, durable leather that features a fixed belt clip on the back to secure to your waist, pocket or purse. This leather case gives you and your BlackBerry device a sleek, professional look while keeping it safe from drops and...

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MLB.com At Bat 14 for BlackBerry 10 gets a hefty price drop

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What I know about baseball I could write on the back of a postage stamp. But I do know a bargain when I see one and for you BlackBerry 10 baseball fans that have been put off MLB.com At Bat 14 because of it's high price you may now want to reconsider? Up until Fathers Day (June 15th) the game has a whopping $10 of it's regular price - bringing it down to just $6.99. Sure, that's still not...

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