How to create and manage SMS and Email Groups on OS 10.2.1

How to create and manage SMS and Email Groups on OS 10.2.1

One of my most highly anticipated features of OS 10.2.1 is the ability to create text and email groups for sending broadcast messages. Not that I’m an abuser of this capability but it is an important one nonetheless and one that quite a few people were waiting for. Rather than utilize a third party application, it is now baked into the Contacts Application. While SMS group conversations had...

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Guess my Picture Password and win contest!

BlackBerry 10 Picture Lock

Okay, so it's been a while since we've done an awesome contest here on CrackBerry, so to get back in the swing of things I'm actually taking a suggestion from the forums for our next one. In honor of the release of BlackBerry OS 10.2.1, we're doing up a sweet quick contest that will show just how amazing this new OS is. I call this one the "Guess my Picture Password and win!" contest. It's as...

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Whine updated to address Vine login, sign in and sign up errors

Whine updated to address Vine login, sign in and sign up errors

A little bit of a bug fix update for Whine has now arrived in BlackBerry World. Although most folks never noticed it, there was a small batch of new users looking to use the app that had some issues with logging in or signing up for Vine due to a little bit of an API error. That issue has been addressed in the latest update and v1.4.6.2 is now available for download. If you found yourself...

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Chive On for BlackBerry 10 updated - Adds animated GIF sharing, saving and more!

Although the Chive On app is still fairly new, the developer behind it all has pushed a new build into BlackBerry World and it's now available for for download. This release sees the version number get bumped up to 1.0.2.75 and addresses a lot of concerns folks had with the app based on feedback. The change log is short, so we'll just get right to it. Updated to the Native 10.2 SDK (min OS 10...

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Deal of the Day: Seidio SURFACE Case for BlackBerry Z10

Deal of the Day: Seidio SURFACE Case for BlackBerry Z10

For today only, purchase the Seidio SURFACE Case for BlackBerry Z10 and save over 50% off the list price! Crafted from a hard yet flexible material, the SURFACE Case provides an amazingly thin layer of protection without adding any excessive bulk. This case consists of interlocking top and bottom pieces that fit your BlackBerry Z10 snugly, and a soft touch finish provides a great feel and...

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BlackBerry Work Drives

If you're a business user running BES10 and using BlackBerry Balance, you're probably using or have come across the BlackBerry Work Drives app. It allows you to remotely access and edit content on your enterprise network drives. This latest update to v2.0 adds the addition of being able to access SharePoint documents too - now making it even easier to work on your files with others in real-time...

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The teasing is over - Tilt arrives for BlackBerry 10

Tilt

We gave you a teaser of Tilt for BlackBerry 10 recently and judging by your comments it's an app that plenty of folk are interested in. Tilt is now available in BlackBerry World and you can pick it up for all BlackBerry 10 devices - which is always a bonus.  The general concept of the application is to provide you with a bunch of information at your fingertips, but it's also cleverly...

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How to instantly view your remaining battery percentage with BlackBerry 10.2.1

Battery

One of the many fantastic new features in BlackBerry 10.2.1 is the ability to instantly view your battery percentage with one single swipe. Prior to the update there was a couple of different options, but none as swift as they way we can do it now.  There are a bunch of battery applications is BlackBerry World and while these will show your battery percentage on the Active Frame, it's now not...

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Rapid offers quick sharing to Tumblr with their native BlackBerry 10 app

While I love full featured apps, I always enjoy some simpler apps as well. Rapid is one of those simpler apps. Built using the Cascades framework and offering a native BlackBerry 10 experience Rapid brings quick sharing to Tumblr options to BlackBerry 10. Photos and text can be sent to Tumblr just by using the already built-in sharing options. Have an image you want to send to Tumblr? No...

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The battle of the Vines - We go hands on with Whine for BlackBerry 10

Whine

We recently announced that Whine, a third party Vine application for BlackBerry 10, was now available so in true CrackBerry style its time to put the BlackBerry version up against the Android one. Since BlackBerry 10.2.1 dropped, installing Vine onto BlackBerry 10 smartphones has been a piece of cake but now taking a look at Whine, is there any need to do so?  I'll get straight to my opinion...

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Former BlackBerry CIO coming out of retirement to be Chief Innovation Technology Officer at Samsung USA

Take this one with a grain of salt as it hasn't been officially announced, but I received word via a reliable source today that BlackBerry's former CIO, Robin Bienfait, will be coming out of retirement soon and moving over to the competition. Specifically, she'll be taking up the roll of Chief Technology Innovations Officer at Samsung Telecommunications America. Robin was BlackBerry's CIO from...

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Andrew Bocking, Executive Vice President of BBM, leaves BlackBerry (of his own volition)

Executive Vice President of BBM, Andrew Bocking, has left BlackBerry. Bocking had most recently been the head of the BBM team after moving from his position as Executive VP, Software Product Management and Ecosystem at BlackBerry where he played a huge role in bringing BB10 phones to market. It hasn't been confirmed if he was fired or chose to depart on his own, but BlackBerry has confirmed...

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Bridge

It was only a short time ago that we asked the CrackBerry Nation if you were still using your PlayBook and the results were very much in favor of the BlackBerry tablet — despite not getting the update to BlackBerry 10.  For you folk still rocking the PlayBook you'll want to hit up your BlackBerry 10 smartphones and grab the latest version of BlackBerry Bridge - v3.3.0.30. The new offerings in...

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BBW

Late in January this year we saw a little update to BlackBerry World pop up in BlackBerry Beta Zone for those with Beta Zone access. At the time there was no changelog initially but we found one in the end. I did like the ability to add an app to Bookmarks within BlackBerry World. It looks as though everything was well and it is now being released to the masses. It brings BlackBerry World to...

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Soccer Ticker

For you football (soccer) fans out there that already rely on Soccer Ticker for BlackBerry 10 to keep you up to date with what's happening on match days, you'll want to grab this latest update as it's quite a major one.  If you haven't tried it yet, you are missing out as it's without doubt the best way to keep in the loop with the latest scores plus more. As you'll see below, the new...

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Deal of the Day: BlackBerry Leather Pocket Pouch for Q10

Deal of the Day: BlackBerry Leather Pocket Pouch for Q10

For today only, pick up the BlackBerry Leather Pocket Pouch for Q10 and save 46% off the list price! 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, and power saving technology works to help extend battery life of your BlackBerry device. List Price: $34.99...

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Toysoft’s headless apps on sale for 50% off for three days only

Toysoft’s headless apps on sale for 50% off for three days only

As a long time BlackBerry developer, Toysoft chose the next three days to discount a select few of their popular headless applications. Starting today, Monday February 10th, through Wednesday February 12th, the BlackBerry 10 apps listed below will be on sale for 50% off, or as little as $.99.   Power Tools: $1.99 $3.99 Profile Changer Pro: $1.99 $2.99 Voice Recorder: $0.99 $1.99 Call...

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EE introduces a curated entertainment ticket service to its customers - EE Tickets

Today, EE has launched a new service to its customers. It's called EE Tickets and is a curated ticket service offering tickets to wide variety of gigs and events. From music, sports, comedy, family attractions and theater. The offer comes from a partnership with Last Second Tickets and exclusively for EE customers you can sign up and get personalized offers and alerts. If you love gigs and...

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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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