Fatal-Escape-Hero

Another potentially addictive game has hit BlackBerry World. Fatal Escape from ovogame (who gave us Smiley's Pop and Jump Birdy Jump) is a platform scrolling game and using just a screen tap you must maneuver your cube as far as possible. One wrong move and it's game over though. Ovogame kindly put together the above video which shows off Fatal Escape in all its prime. The game costs a...

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Foko private photo sharing app for companies

Have you heard of Foko before? If you're like me, you probably haven't. So, when I heard they were releasing their app for BlackBerry 10, I decided to look into it a bit further and find out more about the service which has been widely referred to as 'Instagram for Enterprise' and is headed up by CEO Marc Gingras, who was previously CEO and Founder of Tungle, which later sold to BlackBerry....

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Vodafone migrates all monthly plans to 4G for boosted super speeds

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Vodafone today announced that all 12- and 24-month contract plans have been moved to the 4G network, enabling you to enjoy faster speeds. Vodafone is also changing the way the network is selling the monthly contracts by talking about bundles. Bundles for everyone! Starting with Standard Bundles, these are the most affordable options available, containing only a mere 500MB or 1GB of 4G data....

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New BBM beta offers the ability chat with people outside of your BBM contacts

UPDATE - A new Android beta has now also been pushed out with the exact same addition of the ability to chat with people outside of your BBM contact list. With warning given well ahead that a new BBM beta was expected, the BlackBerry Beta Zone has now sent out emails to those who are a part of the BBM beta group and there're some interesting changes to be found. Both iOS and BlackBerry 10 have...

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BlackBerry offers up a quick look at apps on the BlackBerry Leap

BlackBerry Leap

Have you pre-ordered a BlackBerry Leap? If you have and you're waiting, BlackBerry has put out another video quickly showing off the device plus, shared '5 Facts about Apps for BlackBerry Leap'. Most of them should be pretty well known to already existing BlackBerry owners, but Donny always likes to share his experiences with the devices he gets to play with ahead of the official release with...

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BlackBerry highlights their enterprise customer success stories with new e-Book

For as long as I can remember, BlackBerry has always hosted customer success stories on the company homepage and often I wondered how many people actually read them or even noticed they were there, mainly because I felt as though there was a better way to promote the information they contain than just some page on their site that doesn't really get called out in any huge way. Seems as though...

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Watch the replay of the QNX Wireless Framework webinar

Watch the replay of the QNX Wireless Framework webinar

On March 26th, QNX hosted a webinar for software developers, software engineering managers, and others involved in building connected embedded systems to outline how the QNX Wireless Framework can be used for rapid cellular and Wi-Fi integration and faster time to market for embedded system applications but if missed out on tuning into the hour-long webinar, you can now catch the replay....

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Red BlackBerry Passport now available in UAE & KSA

The Limited Edition red BlackBerry Passport hasn't expanded to nearly as many regions as the original piano black version, but it's slowly getting there. As announced by BlackBerry Mid East, the red Passport has now arrived in the UAE and KSA. If you live in either region and are looking to pick one up, Axiom is currently listing the device for 2,399 AED in the UAE and 2,499 SAR respectively...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for April 3, 2015

BlackBerry App Roundup for April 3, 2015

Howdy CrackBerry nation! Hope you all are ready for the weekend. This week we not only saw pre-sales start for the BlackBerry Leap in select countries, which I'm sure you're all excited about, but the BBM Shop celebrated it's one year anniversary and BlackBerry shared some statistics on its usage over the last twelve months. Last, but certainly not least, what better way to enjoy the holiday...

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Protect your BlackBerry Passport without hiding its beauty with the Ringke Fusion Case

The BlackBerry Passport is a beautiful and unique device. That's what I think, anyway. I have a tried a few cases already and use them on and off because sometimes you just want to show the Passport off in all its glory. However, I have dropped my Passport a few times so I do want a case to protect it. That's when I came across the Ringke Fusion case. The case is see-through, so it doesn't...

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A handful of QtHelex apps go on sale for Easter

A handful of QtHelex apps go on sale for Easter

We all love to save a bit here and there and if you're looking to pick up some apps, why not look at this selection from QtHelex? They've brought us apps such as ClipMan Clipboard Manager, BlackBullet, Battery and System Analyzer and more. We've looked at these apps before and the developer puts a lot into the apps and engages with users too. List of QtHelex apps on sale ClipMan Clipboard...

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BBM Shop turns one year old, BlackBerry share some stats on its use

In addition to the BlackBerry World celebrations, the BBM Shop is also celebrating its one year of existence and over at the Inside BlackBerry Blog, Matthew Talbot, Senior Vice President - Emerging Solutions at BlackBerry has shared some stats on its level of usage and offers some insight on just how many people are out there actually buying and using stickers for BBM. Stickers Sent (since...

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Twittly v1.3.0.1 now available in the BlackBerry Beta Zone

Twittly v1.3.0.1 now available in the BlackBerry Beta Zone

Looking to test out the latest release of Twittly for BlackBerry 10? If so, you can now update to v1.3.0.1 through the BlackBerry Beta Zone. This release is jammed pack full of changes including several bug fixes and improvements to enhance the overall user experience and security of the third-party Twitter app. We've got the full changelog available for your perusal, so have a look. Delete...

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BlackBerry Leap pricing set at $349 in Canada

BlackBerry Leap pricing set at $349 in Canada

While BlackBerry has opened the doors to pre-orders for the BlackBerry Leap in the US, UK, Germany and France, they interestingly left pre-orders for Canada off the list and opted to just simply state the device was 'coming soon'. Since then, ShopBlackBerry has been updated slightly to show the pricing for the BlackBerry Leap in Canada which is set at $349, thanks to the exchange rate....

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Celebrate BlackBerry World's 6th birthday with some free apps!

Celebrate BlackBerry World's 6th birthday with some free apps!

BlackBerry World is officially six years old today having launched at 1:01AM EDT on April 1st, 2009 known then as BlackBerry App World. To celebrate the occasion, if you look in BlackBerry World right now, the carousel should be showing you a birthday section where you can download rather predictably, six apps for free including Follow Mail, SoundScape, Max Contact Manager and more. What did...

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Customize your alarms with Nightly Clock - 1500 free copies available!

Customize your alarms with Nightly Clock - 1500 free copies available!

When it comes to waking up for work, I am not a morning person. I usually have to set two alarms each day and that is after hitting the snooze buttons countless times. Now while our phone does come with an alarm clock function and the ability to set multiple alarms, there is no harm in utilizing other applications that offer more functionality. One that fits this description is Nightly Clock...

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BlackBerry earns 'most improved' in Net Promoter consumer study

BlackBerry earns 'most improved' Net Promoter Score

While BlackBerry has had a bit of a rough go competing against Apple and Android over the past few years, the sentiment surrounding the company has begun to change for the better if only ever so slightly. The road ahead is long, twisty and full of hills but at least BlackBerry is still on the road and one of sign of that sentiment change I referred to has come by way of a new report coming from...

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BES12 Cloud webcast to be held on April 9th

BES12 Cloud: Introducing Flexible and Cost Effective Mobility Management webcast

With BES 12 Cloud now officially announced and launched, BlackBerry will be hosting a live BES12 Cloud webcast on April 9th, 2015 at 11:00 EDT introducing the flexible and cost-effective mobility management offering. Presenters will be, Jef Gadway, Director of Enterprise Product Marketing at BlackBerry and Mohammed Ahmed, Enterprise Product Marketing Manager at BlackBerry. The session will last...

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Cross-platform BES12 Cloud for Enterprises and SMBs now available

Cross-platform BES12 Cloud for Enterprises and SMBs now available

Officially announced during Mobile World Congress 2015 and previously available in a closed beta, BlackBerry has now opened the doors to BES12 Cloud for all enterprises as well as small and medium sized organizations who wish to sign up for the services. BES12 Cloud Makes Powerful EMM Simple BES12 Cloud makes mobility easy for businesses. For SMBs looking to mobility to help start...

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BlackBerry App Generator end of life is planned for May 29, 2015

BlackBerry App Generator

Since BlackBerry World 2012, Mippin and BlackBerry have provided a fast and easy way to allow anyone to create a BBOS, PlayBook and BlackBerry 10 app through the BlackBerry App Generator. Now though, emails have gone out letting anyone with an account know the service will reach end of life status as of May 29, 2015. Here's what you need to do Prior to May 29, 2015, log in to the...

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