Here's how to ensure you get LTE on your BlackBerry Passport while using AT&T

Did you just pick up a brand new BlackBerry Passport and are trying to use it on AT&T but not getting LTE? Here's the thing. Carrier systems are often tricky and sometimes they don't place so nice with devices they don't fully recognize or weren't directly purchased through them. For the most part, AT&T is device friendly and under normal circumstances you can just pop your SIM card in...

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BlackBerry Passport once again in stock on Shop BlackBerry!

BlackBerry Passport once again in stock on Shop BlackBerry!

If you still haven't got your hands on BlackBerry Passport and are looking to pick one up, you might want to hit up Shop BlackBerry as soon as possible. It appears as though BlackBerry's online storefront is once again taking orders for their latest and greatest smartphone. There is still a bit of a catch though. Only the US and Canada side are showing they have stock, all others are still...

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Win a BlackBerry Passport from Rogers and CrackBerry!

Win a BlackBerry Passport!

Live in Canada? Want to win a FREE BlackBerry Passport? If so, this is the contest for you! Our friends at Rogers are going to hook up one lucky CrackBerry reader with a complimentary BlackBerry Passport!!!! Entering for your chance to win is super easy. Simply login to CrackBerry.com, leave a comment to this article, and you are entered. It's as easy as that! Only Canadian residents are...

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New BBM beta brings auto transfer of HQ photos, improved sticker picker and more!

If you're looking for a new beta to play around with over the weekend, BlackBerry is here for you. They've just announced a new build of BBM is now available through the BlackBerry Beta Zone, and it has numerous bug fixes and new features included that need testing. The list of bug fixes wasn't noted in the info, however, the new features list was and here's what to expect if you've been...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for October 3, 2014

BlackBerry App Roundup for October 3, 2014

Howdy CrackBerry nation! What a busy week it has been. It's only been a little over a week since the launch of the BlackBerry Passport? How many of you were one of the 200,000 lucky individuals to get your hands on one? If you haven't already, be sure to check out Kevin's editorial on his experiences with the device as well how instant actions, among other features, made email triage faster...

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TGIF! BlackBerry PlayBook Journal Cases are on sale today for just $9.95

TGIF! BlackBerry PlayBook Journal Cases are on sale today for just $9.95

There's no better way to sport a professional look than with this OEM Journal Case. Not only does it provide excellent protection from front to back against drops and scratches, but it also looks and feels great thanks to the premium leather exterior. Being marked down an amazing 83%, this deal is too good to pass up. Get yours while they last!

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Carphone Warehouse Passport

If you are in the UK and are looking to pick up the BlackBerry Passport on contract direct from a carrier you are going to find your options very limited. That is unless you head on over to the Carphone Warehouse website where they have a host of deals available. Getting the Passport from Carphone Warehouse will give you three networks to choose from - Vodafone, EE and O2 (at the time of...

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CascaRun PRO for BlackBerry 10 gets a big update, including a makeover

CascaRun Pro

It's all well and good apps getting regular updates but the developers of CascaRun PRO don't seem to stop trying to give users the best experience possible. The fitness tracking app has received a huge update this week with not only a ton of new features and improvements, but also a new UI - sweet! CascaRun PRO is my personal fitness app of choice, although I only go for a run about once a...

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ASPCA and Lil' Panda BBM stickers now available in the BBM shop

ASPCA and Lil' Panda BBM stickers now available in the BBM shop

The amount of stickers available in the BBM Shop continues to grow with the latest releases. This time around, there's two new packs to choose from and one of them is actually for a good cause. The Lil' Panda pack consists of some adorable pandas that I honestly didn't know were a thing until now but are from the Lil' Panda company, which is a fun lifestyle brand that seeks to empower girls...

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BlackBerry marketing gets a kick in the pants from advertising and marketing firm Gyro

Have you noticed there has been more marketing coming out of BlackBerry lately? The launch of the BlackBerry Passport has brought forth plenty of new videos, new imagery, new ad placements, new slogans and more. For years now, BlackBerry fans have been asking for marketing muscle from BlackBerry and according to Advertising Age, BlackBerry has heard folks loud and clear and has brought on...

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Complete list of carriers and places to buy a BlackBerry Passport!

Complete list of carriers and places to buy a BlackBerry Passport!

With the BlackBerry Passport now officially on the market and spreading to different regions rather quickly, one of the biggest questions we're seeing is 'When will it be available in my country?' For their part, BlackBerry made it a little bit easier by placing the device on Amazon, which ships to various places internationally, as well as ShopBlackBerry but by the end of the year the...

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BlackBerry CEO: BlackBerry Passport is to help busy professionals make time, not kill it

Remember back when the first images of the BlackBerry Passport first started showing up? Many people thought BlackBerry was crazy and comments like 'What was BlackBerry thinking?!?' were pretty easy to find. After a while though, a lot of people began to change their mind on the device and began to appreciate the look of it. With over 200,000 units now sold, there are some answers to that...

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US Prepaid Carriers Buyer's Guide

US Prepaid Carriers Buyer's Guide

Sponsored by MetroPCS US Prepaid Carrier Buyer’s Guide 2 October 2014 Home 201 Comments With kids back in school and budgets tight, prepaid carriers are often the way to go for anyone with a smartphone. Instead of paying your...

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Check out this slim leather case for BlackBerry Z10—on sale for $14.95

Check out this slim leather case for BlackBerry Z10—on sale for $14.95

CrackBerry branded and approved, this genuine leather case envelops your BlackBerry Z10 snugly and leaves complete access to your screen, camera, ports and side buttons. The back features a durable rotating clip which can be removed whenever and wherever. You're getting both style and functionality for an amazing price!

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British red phone boxes are turning green to charge your smartphones

Solarbox

Famous British red phone boxes are being revived to charge smartphones. The new solar-powered hubs are painted green and branded "Solarbox", but retain much of the same iconic design. Gone were the days of wired calls, say hello to free public charging. While the service to charge your smartphones is free, users will be met with advertisements displayed on a small screen located within the...

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BlackBerry

I think it's safe to say that most of us probably use a BlackBerry as we find it the most productive mobile operating system around. I know I thought that with legacy devices and I do so even more now I have BlackBerry 10 and the wonderful BlackBerry Hub. It seems that business users agree that productivity is paramount. As you'll see in the following press release 67 percent of business...

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Angry Birds

The Finnish studio behind Angry Birds, Rovio has announced that job cuts may be on the cards to simplify the company. CEO Mikael Hed admitted in a blog post published today the company has been growing on assumptions, a tactic that's clearly not sustainable in today's competitive market. We are an entrepreneurial company and have been exploring multiple areas. We have been building our...

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Dodge unwanted phone calls with 1000 free copies of Call Blocker for BlackBerry 10

Call Blocker

Yet another application is up for grabs - this time it's Call Blocker for BlackBerry 10 and we have 1000 free copies. I've not used this one myself as I haven't had the need to, but I've used several other applications from this developer so Call Blocker should be all good. The app won't be for everyone but if you ever find yourself wanting to avoid phone calls or you are in an environment...

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Tim Allen shows off his BlackBerry Passport on the Jimmy Kimmel show

Being a Brit I'm no expert on American talk shows. I sure am familiar with Tim Allen though and it looks like the gadget loving movie star is rocking the BlackBerry Passport - and liking it. When it comes to good publicity you can't beat something like this. I'm not sure how many million people tune into the show but I do know it's huge. As you'll see, the pair have a bit of fun regarding...

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