Did you delete your BlackBerry Hub icon? You can now download it to get it back

Over the past few months BlackBerry has been taking their core apps found on BlackBerry 10 smartphones such as the clock, calculator, compass and more and putting them into BlackBerry making updates to those apps easier for everyone. One of the most recent additions added to BlackBerry World was the text messaging icon and while folks may laugh at that even being an available download, truth is...

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Grab a free copy of Wallpaper++ with this promo code!

Grab a free copy of Wallpaper++ with this promo code!

Everyone loves wallpapers on their devices. It's a simple and easy way to customize your device to make it truly yours and while you can spend time looking around the web for ones that you like, having an app on your device makes the task a little bit easier and Wallpaper++ from Mamdouh Studios is one such app for doing that. We've mentioned Wallpaper++ here on the blogs before but Mamdouh...

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BlackBerry Classic now available at Carphone Warehouse

BlackBerry Classic

Starting today, Brits can pick up the BlackBerry Classic from Carphone warehouse for £26.50 a month and £329.99 SIM free. Vodafone Business, O2, and Clove are also expected to be carrying the Classic soon. The Classic has already gone on sale across the world in Canada, Singapore, UAE, and soon in the U.S. on AT&T and India. The return of the toolbelt is a welcome addition for diehard...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for January 9, 2015

BlackBerry App Roundup for January 9, 2015

Howdy CrackBerry nation! Hope you've all had a wonderful week. It sure has been a busy one I can tell you that. What with our #CESlive 2015 coverage this week from the Las Vegas Convention Center! The whole crew has been doing a fantastic job of bringing you all of the news right as it happens from the showroom floor. From AT&T announcing they would carry the Classic and a redesigned...

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BlackBullet updated with new icons and other tweaks

BlackBullet updated with new icons and other tweaks

For anyone who uses the third party Pushbullet client, BlackBullet, this is for you. Currently still in beta, the developer has been steadily working on the app, pushing updates and improving the app. There has beena couple since our last article on BlackBullet and now there's another one that has been pushed out. Here is the Changelog for 0.4.3.2: cached main list for a 10 times faster app...

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CES Day 3 roundup

CES Day 3 roundup

PRESENTED BY January 8th CES Day 3 round-up The later you get into CES, the weirder it gets, and CES 2015 has been no exception to that rule. After the surprise revelation that Audi had an LG webOS smartwatch we had to wonder what else there could possibly be. Turns out there was still plenty of weird to be found at CES...

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BlackBerry Classic now available from WIND Mobile

BlackBerry Classic now available from WIND Mobile

WIND Mobile has been pretty great about keeping potential BlackBerry Classic buyers in the loop about the device's availability on their network with the most recent update claiming 'very soon'. Well, they meant it because the BlackBerry Classic has now arrived on WIND and is showing available through their online storefront. If you're looking to grab one, you can do so for $499 outright or...

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Ultimate Backup receives a major update to increase functionality

Ultimate Backup receives a major update to increase functionality

While there is several backup apps available in BlackBerry World, during the festive app giveaway one of the apps given away was Ultimate Backup, so I decided to download it and give it a go. At the time I downloaded it, it was a pretty solid app with a ton of options but now the company behind it, Runisoft, has pushed out a pretty major update to increase functionality. Added password...

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BlackBerry CEO John Chen - The brand is here to stay

Following the announcements from BlackBerry at CES 2015, Liz Claman from Fox Business News caught up with BlackBerry CEO John Chen to discuss the Internet of Things, the BlackBerry brand and security and how he can get everyone to go back to BlackBerry. While some of the questions were rather typical and Chen has been answering them for months now, Claman also touched on the recent Sony...

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CES Day 2 round up

CES Day 2 round up

PRESENTED BY January 7th CES Day 2 round-up The big announcements of CES 2015 are out of the way, and that means it's time for the real surprises. If we're honest, most of the announcements this year were relatively tame — iterations on what's come before. But it's everything else that's had the potential to surprise,...

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PayPal now available on BlackBerry World

Are you one of the many PayPal users in the world? If so, might now be able to access your PayPal account through their app on your BlackBerry 10 smartphone. I say might because while the app is now available in BlackBerry World for BlackBerry 10 smartphones, it's rather limited for now. The PayPal app for BlackBerry lets you do things like quickly send and request money, as well as check...

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Bang & Olufsen are showing off their new bluetooth headphones, the BeoPlay H8

Bang & Olufsen are showing off their new bluetooth headphones, the BeoPlay H8

Wired headphones are still going to offer the best possible audio experience, but as people become more and more mobile the case for a decent pair of wireless headphones becomes increasingly clear. This year at CES the folks from Bang & Olufsen are showing off their new line of wireless over the ear headphones,which have been dubbed BeoPlay H8. Aside from the classic design and high...

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In the drivers seat with the QNX Maserati Quattroporte at #CES2015

QNX Maserati

During CES 2015, we once again got a chance to check out the latest concept car from QNX. The year the team outfitted a killer Maserati Quattroporte with a slew of connected tech — from the side mirror screens down to the expansive dash cluster. As in previous years, the car has been stripped of many stock parts, and they've been swapped out for various touch screen panels that show off...

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Which BlackBerry Passport version do you prefer? Rounded off or orignal square

Seeing as how the CrackBerry Forums have been busy debating the question, we figured we should put up a poll asking the rather obvious question as well. Now that there is the AT&T rounded off version and the original squared off version, which version does everyone out there actually prefer? The choice is a little bit harder than simply deciding upon a color, which was the biggest issue...

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Hands-on with AT&T's redesigned BlackBerry Passport

AT&T BlackBerry Passport

There's a new BlackBerry Passport in town, and it's meant for AT&T's network. The phone sports a redesigned case on the outside, but on the inside is for all intents and purposes identical. But why a new design? Because AT&T wanted it that way. Here it is compared to the standard Passport where you can really see the differences between the two — AT&T's has a lot more gentle...

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BBM on Android Wear is almost exactly what you'd expect

BBM on Android Wear is almost exactly what you'd expect

Today at CES 2015, BlackBerry announced that Android Wear support will soon be coming to BBM, and we went wrist-on to check out how it works. And, well, it works almost exactly like you'd expect. You get all the appropriate notifications on your connected Android Wear smartwatch (in this case it was demoed on a Moto 360), and the ability to reply. BBM takes advantage of a lot of what's...

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BlackBerry provides software platform for NantHealth's HBox

BlackBerry provides software platform for NantHealth's HBox

As part of the events today during CES 2015, BlackBerry has announced they'll be providing the software platform for NantHealth's HBox which, currently collects three billion vital signs annually and transmits that data to thousands of medical devices and 250 hospitals throughout the U.S. "Combining BlackBerry's embedded software reliability, mobile device management and security...

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BlackBerry announces BBM support for Android Wear at CES 2015

BBM Android Wear

BlackBerry has announced as part of its CES 2015 press event that its BBM messaging service is coming as an app for Android Wear devices. The company said it would be released "soon" but a specific date was not revealed. BlackBerry said: Without touching your phone you can: See who a new message is from and read it – while loading grocery bags into the back of your car Review...

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BlackBerry announces BBM numbers for 2014, previews upcoming subscription option

At CES 2015, BlackBerry has announced some of BBM's numbers for 2014. Additionally, the company also announced an upcoming subscription service for the messenger. In terms of numbers, BlackBerry says that 2014 saw over 140 million new registrations to BBM from iPhone and Android devices. Additionally, 70% of users are active daily. 300 million stickers were shared in 2014, and 1 million...

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