T-Mobile CEO John Legere gets fired up about the future of the mobile internet

John Legere gets fired up about future of mobile internet

John Legere is looking to rally together smartphone users to make sure that the future of the mobile internet is not left in the hands of the wrong people. In a new blog post and vlog, Legere states "if you're not pissed off, you're not paying attention." This type of behavior is what we have come to expect from the outspoken CEO, but when he is passionate about something he wants to make sure...

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Fixes, fixes, fixes - Inst10 updates to version 2.1.300.1

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You Instagram users out there that use the third party native BlackBerry 10 app Inst10 will want to head over to BlackBerry World today as an update is now available. As the title of this post suggests, this one is all about ironing out a few bugs. In terms of Instagram alternatives as we don't have an official app, we're quite lucky with the current small line up available to us and I for...

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Germany SecuVOICE for BlackBerry 10

BlackBerry subsidiary, Secusmart has scored another win in Germany. After having been approved by the German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) for the NATO Restricted security classification, the NATO Communications and Information Agency (NCI Agency) is continuing its evaluation process of the SecuVOICE for BlackBerry 10 for potential use for NATO mobile voice and text...

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BlackBerry Beta Zone app updated to fix 'jumping survey' bug

BlackBerry Beta Zone app updated to fix 'jumping survey' bug

Here's something I know a lot of BlackBerry Beta Zone members that are BlackBerry Passport owners will be glad to see. The BlackBerry Beta Zone app has now been updated and moves into v10.0.0.46 and while the change log isn't huge, it addresses one particular bug that his been in place for a while and that's the 'jumping surveys' that happened when filling out a survey on a Passport device....

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BlackBerry Leap goes on sale in Italy for €299

BlackBerry Leap

The expansion of markets for the BlackBerry Leap continues with the announcement that the smartphone is now on sale in Italy. It will be available from a number of carriers and retail partners in that country for the price of €299, which includes the VAT fee. There's no word on the specific retailers and carriers that will sell the Leap in Italy, but we would imagine it won't be too hard to...

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BlackBerry Leap now available in Nigeria

BlackBerry-Leap-Device

Good news for you folk in Nigeria that are looking forward to getting a new BlackBerry. The low cost BlackBerry Leap is now officially available in the country which should certainly give the Canadian company a slight increase in market share in the region. That said, BlackBerry has always has a strong presence in Nigeria - along with many countries in Africa and long may that continue. The...

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BlackBerry to announce First Quarter Fiscal 2016 results on June 23

BlackBerry to announce First Quarter Fiscal 2016 results on June 23

If you're eager for some BlackBerry financial news, take note of June 23. That's the day BlackBerry will report its first quarter fiscal 2016 results. Just like in the past, the report will take place via a conference call and live webcast. BlackBerry® (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB) will be reporting results for the first quarter of fiscal 2016 on June 23rd, 2015. A conference call and live...

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BlackBerry Passport pricing through ShopBlackBerry reduced for a limited time

Looking to move into a BlackBerry Passport? If so, BlackBerry has now made it a bit easier for a limited time. Just in time for Father's Day, Graduation and Summer travel, the BlackBerry Passport is now $100 off in Canada bringing the total to $599 and $50 off in the U.S. bringing the total to $499 when purchased through ShopBlackBerry. If for whatever reason you're still on the fence about the...

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BlackBerry Blend v1.2 Beta 3 now available through the Beta Zone

BlackBerry Blend v1.2 Beta 3 now available through the Beta Zone

Since its initial release, BlackBerry Blend has been updated several times and following up on the announcement of v1.2 arriving with the BlackBerry OS 10.3.2 update, another new version has now been released to the BlackBerry Beta Zone. This time around, participants can grab beta 3 for BlackBerry 10, Mac, Windows and Android, which BlackBerry notes has over 250 improvements. What exactly...

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BlackBerry 'Oslo' appears once again in new images

BlackBerry 'Oslo' appears once again in new images

UPDATE - New evidence shows this device might not be codenamed Oslo after all. Instead, BlckBerry has taken to calling it 'Dallas' with the latest OS. But it's just a codename still either way. While the first photo of BlackBerry 'Oslo' was nothing more than a pixelated render, the devices second appearance offers a significantly better look at the Passport-like design. As noted by N4BB, the...

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BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - OTA

BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - OTA

Miss BerryFlow Upstream last night? If so, you can go ahead and get yourself caught up right now by downloading the audio or watching the video replay. On tap for discussion, this week was BBM's new Material Design update, BlackBerry 10.3.2 and Blend updates, lots of QNX news and plenty more. We kept things short this time around but still managed to pack in some good discussion. Discussion...

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BlackBerry hosting annual Security Summit on July 23rd in New York

BlackBerry hosting second annual Security Summit on July 23

Last year in July, BlackBerry hosted their annual BlackBerry Security Summit in New York. The event was headed up by BlackBerry CEO John Chen, his senior leadership team, BlackBerry partners, customers and industry experts and this year BlackBerry is doing it again as the 'save the date' invites have now been sent out. Please save the date to join BlackBerry on July 23 for the second...

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Time to monkey around as Chimpact is Amazon's free app of the day

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What better way than to start the working week than an awesome free game from Amazon. Chimpact is the Amazon Appstore's free app of the day today and if you've been 'Team BlackBerry' for a few years it will probably ring a bell. Cast your mind back to 2012 and the good old trusty BlackBerry PlayBook. That's when and where Chimpact first made an appearance on CrackBerry and if you fancy...

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All Nemory Studios' apps on sale for just $1.99

All Nemory Studios' apps on sale for just $1.99

Looking to grab some of the most popular apps on BlackBerry World for cheap? If so, you're in luck! Nemory Studios is having a sale on all their BlackBerry 10 apps, including Inst10 for Instagram, Facebook Messenger and Twittly for Twitter. Right now, you can pick up any app of your choosing from Nemory Studios and upgrade to the pro version for only $1.99. Inst10 for Instagram (previously $...

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QuickPost update now adds Remember app and offers up 500 free copies

One of the first five apps I download when I get a new BlackBerry 10 smartphone (or when I carry out a clean install) is QuickPost and it has just received an update. The update brings a new app to share to along with the usual bug fix here and there. The latest update brings up to v2.3 and nice to see these kind of apps constantly improved upon. What's new in QuickPost v2.3? Introducing...

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John Chen hooks John Legere up with a Batman inspired BlackBerry Classic for his birthday

For those of you who might not already be aware, T-Mobile CEO John Legere is a pretty big Batman fan and it just so happens, June 4th is also Legere's birthday. If you follow him on Twitter, he has been celebrating all day but one mention sent out to John Chen caught our attention. Yep, Chen took the time to go ahead and hook up Legere with a Batman inspired BlackBerry Classic for his...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for June 5, 2015

BlackBerry App Roundup 6/5/15

Howdy CrackBerry nation! Are you all ready for the weekend? After this week I certainly am. No sooner had I read the announcement that OS 10.3.2 and Blend 1.2 would be available for all devices than I found the update on my BlackBerry Passport. For those of you still waiting for the rollout, OS 10.3.2.798 update files are now available. Last, but certainly not least, the American Customer...

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BlackBerry Classic now officially available in Colombia

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The BlackBerry Classic has steadily been rolling out around the globe and this week sees Colombia added to the list. The good folk of Colombia can purchase the Classic from Mercadolibre.com from $1.299.900 c/u according to the site. If my memory serves me right, BlackBerry has done pretty well in South America over the years. Are you in Colombia and waiting to snap up the Classic? Let us...

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