Blaq v1.4 is coming soon with a ton of improvements and Passport support!

The native Twitter client space on BlackBerry 10 has been heating up as of late. Twitter for BlackBerry has improved significantly over the past few months, Nemory Studios has introduced Twittly and now Kisai Labs is getting ready to release a new and vastly improved version of my personal favorite BlackBerry 10 Twitter client, Blaq. Dubbed as v1.4, when it arrives later this week, Blaq will...

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Celebrity chef, writer and television host Tyler Florence loves his new BlackBerry Passport

Celebrity chef, writer and television host Tyler Florence loves his BlackBerry Passport. Stopping by Global TV to talk about his new book Inside the Test Kitchen, he brought along his BlackBerry Passport to show off some of his culinary skills using some photos but got a little sidetracked when the hosts asked specifically about his smartphone of choice. His answer is pretty awesome. Check out...

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BlackBerry hosting Enterprise event on November 13th

BlackBerry hosting Enterprise event on November 13th

With the BlackBerry Passport launch event now over and done with, we were waiting to see what event would be next for BlackBerry and as it turns out, it's one for enterprise customers. On November 13th, BlackBerry has set aside some time in San Francisco where BlackBerry CEO John Chen and members of his senior leadership team will delve into the latest developments of the company's enterprise...

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BlackBerry Passport arrives in Australia through Optus

BlackBerry Passport arrives in Australia through Optus

Australians looking to get their hands on a brand new BlackBerry Passport shouldn't have much trouble now. BlackBerry has announced availability of the device in Australia and it can now be ordered at any Optus Store nationally. Matthew Ball, BlackBerry Managing Director, Australia and New Zealand said, "We are excited to bring the first square screen design and touch-enabled keyboard...

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lenovo

Update - And now there's rumors of it being false as well. Lenovo is rumored to be making another bid to acquire BlackBerry, with a report claiming that the Chinese company could make its offer to purchase the company as soon as this week. The report comes from the financial news site Benzinga.com, citing unnamed sources. It added that Lenovo's first offer to BlackBerry will be to acquire...

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Price Madness Monday: BlackBerry Z30 bumper case only $4.95 today!

Price Madness Monday: BlackBerry Z30 bumper case only $4.95 today!

Made from a glossy and matte double molded polycarbonate, this durable bumper case conforms perfectly around the BlackBerry Z30 to provide casual protection against minor drops. The bumper even slightly elevates the phone from flat surfaces, keeping it safe from unwanted scratches and scuffs. Save 50% off the list price today and get yours while supplies last!

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We slashed the price of these BlackBerry Q10 screen protectors today—now $8.95!

We slashed the price of these BlackBerry Q10 screen protectors today—now $8.95!

These invisible protectors are made of an ultra-slim polymer and shield your BlackBerry Q10's screen from abrasives such as keys and dirt. Each pack includes 2 custom-cut protectors that also help eliminate annoying glare! Get yours today and save 44%

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BlackBerry OS 10.3.1.821 autoloaders available for most devices

BlackBerry OS 10.3.1.821 autoloaders available for most devices

In case you weren't liking the leaked OS 10.3.0.1418, you now have the option of hopping into OS 10.3.1.821 on most BlackBerry 10 devices, unofficially. The files and autoloaders are now available for download for the Q5, Q10, Z3, Z10 as well as the Z30 in the CrackBerry Forums. However, you'll want to read through and find out what's working and what's not, now that there's some feedback on...

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Supplies are dwindling on these BlackBerry Z10 hard cases! Reduced today to only $6.95

This lightweight hard shell case features impact resistance in an extremely slim profile design, showcasing your BlackBerry Z10's form and style. The back has been textured to provide additional grip and a unique appearance, too. Pick yours up today and get 65% off the list price!

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How to rearrange Active Frames with BlackBerry 10.3

rearrange Active Frames

Prior to BlackBerry 10.3 we didn't have much control over our Active Frames. You would open up apps and once in their Active Frame state they would sit there with the most recently used in the top left corner. Things have moved on now and BlackBerry 10.3 gives us more control - which will please many users. As you'll see from the above video, BlackBerry 10.3 allows you to rearrange the...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for October 17, 2014

BlackBerry App Roundup for October 17, 2014

Howdy CrackBerry nation! Another week has come a close here on the blogs and I must say it has been a pretty great one. Not only will James be hanging out at the Mercedes AMG Petronas and presented us with his top ten game choices for the Passport, but we saw a few more awesome pictures of the not yet released BlackBerry Classic. In case you missed it, be sure to take the State of the Mobile...

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The next BBM beta will bring 'timed messages' and 'message retraction' privacy features

The next BBM beta for BlackBerry, Android, iOS and Windows Phone is coming very, very soon and this time around, the core focus will be on enhanced privacy features. As highlighted in a new video, we'll soon have two brand new premium features added to BBM called 'Timed Messages' and 'Message Retraction'. Just by the names, you can probably guess what they were but thankfully, you don't have to...

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BlackBerry Passport demand has exceeded expectations

BlackBerry Passport demand has exceeded expectations

That's according to BlackBerry CEO John Chen who was in Hong Kong to attend the Technologies that Matter forum hosted by MIT Enterprise. It's certainly no secret that a lot of folks have had their shipments placed on back order, earlier we posted about how ShopBlackBerry shipments were now resuming, but it's also no secret the device has been selling out whenever its been made available....

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All back ordered BlackBerry Passports through ShopBlackBerry are now shipping!

Have you ordered a BlackBerry Passport from ShopBlackBerry but are still waiting for it to ship? If so, we have some good news! Aside from the fact that orders are once again being taken, we can now confirm after having spoke with BlackBerry that all devices that were placed on back order are now shipping out to customers and will continue over the next few days. All back ordered...

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Slide your BlackBerry Q10 in one of these sexy leather holsters and save 57% today!

Slide your BlackBerry Q10 in one of these sexy leather holsters and save 57% today!

The stylish CrackBerry 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 scratches at the same time. Get yours in black, brown, red or white today for just $12.95!

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Mobile Nations Community Update, October 2014

Mobile Nations Community Update, October 2014

Community Update Greetings all! Time again to talk community goodness by wrapping up the best from around Mobile Nations. Since our last update we've integrated some cool new features into the community, not the least of which is...

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Spooky gaming with Jack & the Creepy Castle - free today from Amazon

Jack & the Creepy Castle

For you gamers out there, and there's plenty of you, the Amazon Appstore has a nice treat as it's free app of the day, today (October 17th). Jack & the Creepy Castle is a jumping, platform style game and after giving it a quick go on my BlackBerry Passport I decided it was well worth sharing with you. Rather than me go into too much detail you'll see the official trailer above. Give that...

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Get some top quality sounds for your BlackBerry 10 device with Ring Tones

Get some top quality sounds for your BlackBerry 10 device with Ring Tones

One of the many great features I love about using BlackBerry is the amount of customization we get when it comes to ring tones and notifications. As well as easily setting a ring tone you can can also assign tunes to certain contacts if you so desire. But it's notifications tones that get my juices flowing, so to speak. Being able to have a different tone for every single application I use...

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Niko, Ali the Fox and Diwali sticker packs arrive in the BBM shop

Niko, Ali the Fox and Diwali sticker packs arrive in the BBM shop

It's Thursday, and the BBM team has kept up their tradition of releasing new BBM sticker packs into the BBM Shop. This time around, we get Niko the white tiger, Ali the Fox and a celebratory pack of stickers for Diwali. All three packs are priced at $1.99 and available for purchase right now, so if you fancy any of them you can snag them from the BBM shop immediately.

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