We're giving away a BlackBerry Classic! Enter now!

We're giving away a BlackBerry Classic! Enter now!

It's time to announce the winner of our last contest, and to get our next contest underway! This month we're giving one lucky CrackBerry reader a BlackBerry Classic! You can find all the details on that below, but first, let's go ahead and reveal who the winner of our last giveaway is! Everyone please join me in congratulating CrackBerry reader Gabriele G (CrackBerry username kayuz6) from the...

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SwipeCall is a fast and easy way to place a call on BlackBerry 10

SwipeCall is a fast and easy way to place a call on BlackBerry 10

BlackBerry devices are excellent communication tools. We can effortlessly switch between sending a BBM, SMS Text, an Email, or calling someone with a simple tap or swipe. While we can initiate calls using the Phone App or by launching Contacts, this doesn't preclude us from utilizing a third-party app to make this process quicker and easier. For those of you who regularly communicate with...

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BlackBerry has announced another partnership with Microsoft that will see the Good Dynamics Secure Mobility Platform made available on the Microsoft Azure cloud service. BlackBerry stated: Enterprises can now opt to install and deploy the Good Dynamics Secure Mobility Platform by BlackBerry through Microsoft Azure to mobilize a broad range of business apps, including collaboration apps,...

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This travel charger can be yours for just $11.95 today!

This travel charger can be yours for just $11.95 today!

Looking for a spare charger to keep in your travel bag with you? If so, BlackBerry's 1.3A travel charger bundle is a great option. It has a slim profile and right now you can pick one up for just $11.95 today!

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Mobile Nations Weekly: Modular, mainstream, McLaren

Mobile Nations Weekly: Modular, mainstream, McLaren

Moto's modular masterpiece and Nokia's never known novelty. Motorola's latest phones — the Moto Z and Moto Z Force have at long last arrived, but with a catch: they're Verizon "Droid"-brand exclusives for now. But give it a little while and the modular-backed smartphones will be available elsewhere. And even though the BlackBerry Security Summit was all about, well, security, we couldn't help...

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BBM for BlackBerry 10 has an update available through BlackBerry Beta Zone

If you're using a BlackBerry 10 smartphone and you have a Beta Zone account, then this one is for you. There is a beta update available for BBM. There isn't much to the update, but it's always nice to see app updates come along. What's new in BBM beta v10.14.x4? Group UI Improvements The general discussion chat now displays all group updates and new content added to the group, including...

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How your tea kettle could be a gateway for hackers

BlackBerry shows how your tea kettle could be a gateway for hackers

At last year's BlackBerry Security Summit, BlackBerry showed how it would be possible for hackers to take over an infusion pump and while this year's attack on a tea kettle, which you can now watch the video of, may not have carried the same shock value, it was certainly as interesting when you consider the amount of stuff we continue to add to our connected world. BlackBerry's goal here was...

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BlackBerry victorious in U.S. patent infringement lawsuit brought by Mobile Telecommunications LLC

BlackBerry has scored 'a sweeping victory' as the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas ruled in favor of BlackBerry in a patent infringement case brought by Mobile Telecommunications LLC (MTel). MTel had originally claimed that BlackBerry infringed on five of their patents but before heading to trial, the Court found that two of the patents were directed to non-patentable...

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The BlackBerry Priv sync pod is $23 off today!

The BlackBerry Priv sync pod is $23 off today!

Interested in an easier way to charge and sync your BlackBerry Priv? If you are tired of looking for a cable every time, BlackBerry's sync pod is a perfect addition to your desk or nightstand. Right now you can pick one up for $16.95, which is $23 off.

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BlackBerry Hamburg / Neon built by TCL turns up at the FCC, marketing name DTEK 50

UPDATE - Additional variations have also appeared showing the marketing name once again as DTEK 50. You can view those FCC documents here. When BlackBerry's Chief Operating Officer Marty Beard noted to us that BlackBerry's next handset release is "very, very imminent," he wasn't joking as a recent filing at the FCC appears to show. Documents dated July 14, have now appeared in the FCC database...

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AT&T reports Q2 2016 earnings with $40.5 billion in revenue, 2.1 million wireless net adds

AT&T has reported its earnings for the second quarter of 2016, noting a solid bump in both consolidated revenues and wireless net adds over this time a year ago. In total, AT&T says that consolidated revenues were up to $40.5 billion for the quarter, which is an increase of 22% over the same period a year ago. Concerning the wireless market specifically, AT&T says that it saw a...

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Watch John Chen's keynote from the BlackBerry Security Summit 2016

Watch John Chen's keynote from the BlackBerry Security Summit 2016

If you were not able to catch our live blog to follow along with the BlackBerry Security Summit, BlackBerry has now uploaded another portion of the event following the release of Rudy Giuliani's keynote. This time around, BlackBerry CEO John Chen's keynote from the BlackBerry Security Summit 2016 has been posted for all. As expected, Chen details BlackBerry's end-to-end mobile security strategy...

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Save $32 on this BlackBerry Priv leather flip case

Save $32 on this BlackBerry Priv leather flip case

Looking for a case that not only keeps the back of your BlackBerry Priv protected, but also the front? BlackBerry's leather smart flip case is a great choice that can do just that, and even show you your notifications while the cover is closed. Today you can pick one up for just $27.95, a savings of $32.

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Verizon expected to crack down on unlimited customers using 'extraordinary amount of data'

According to a new report, Verizon may be planning a crackdown of sorts on customers it deems to be using "an extraordinary amount of data" each month. Specifically, Droid Life reports that, according to its sources, unlimited data customers that Verizon flags as using too much data will have an opportunity to move to a different plan starting July 21. From Droid Life: According to...

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Corning's Gorilla Glass 5 hopes to protect your phone from longer drops

Corning Gorilla Glass

Corning has revealed Gorilla Glass 5, the next version of the company's smartphone display glass. Corning claims that phones with Gorilla Glass 5 will survive being dropped from up to 1.6 meters 80% of the time. Previous versions of Gorilla Glass have been used in smartphones from BlackBerry, Samsung, HTC, LG, and other OEMs. According to The Verge: Internal research done conducted by...

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Watch Rudy Giuliani's keynote from the BlackBerry Security Summit 2016

Although the BlackBerry Security Summit 2016 was not streamed live, there was at least one portion of the event recorded and that's the keynote address from former New York City Mayor, Rudy Giuliani. Giuliani, who was mayor during 9/11, recalled the role BlackBerry played to keep people connected in a time of crisis, reiterated the importance of cybersecurity and held a Q&A session for...

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Turn your phone into a dashboard camera with DashCam Pro

Turn your phone into a dashboard camera with DashCam Pro

Dashboard cameras are one way to provide evidence of what happened during a collision or fender bender. They can also document your driving habits, as well as, rare moments that occur on the road. If you are looking to turn your BlackBerry 10 device into a simple dashboard camera, there is DashCam Pro by Toysoft Development Inc. This easy-to-use app allows you to record live video (with audio)...

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Media "conditioned" to ask BlackBerry about handset business, says Chen

Media "conditioned" to ask BlackBerry about handset business, says Chen

BlackBerry says it has a great story to tell that has nothing to do with handsets. BlackBerry's CEO, John Chen, rebuked questions about the company's flagging handset business during a media Q&A at the annual BlackBerry Security Summit in New York City on Tuesday, saying that reporters have "conditioned [themselves] to ask me that question." "If I come to you with a billion dollar...

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Symphony Secure Collaboration Service arrives on the Good Dynamics Secure Mobility Platform

BlackBerry and Symphony Communication Services, LLC, the secure collaboration and workflow technology company, today announced the availability of Symphony's iOS application on the Good Dynamics Secure Mobility Platform. With the support of Symphony's collaboration solution, we are expanding the portfolio of third-party business applications for Good Dynamics and supplementing our overall...

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