BlackBerry unveils Cloud-based Internet of Things Platform

BlackBerry Unveils Cloud-based Internet of Things Platform

As expected and noted to be discussed ahead of CES 2015, BlackBerry has now unveiled their plans for their cloud-based Internet of Things platform in greater detail. Combining technology from QNX Software Systems as well as BlackBerry's secure network infrastructure, the BlackBerry IoT Platform is initially targeted at industries that manage highly mobile, high-value resources, including...

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BlackBerry Classic and exclusive Passport confirmed for AT&T

BlackBerry Passport for AT&T

Today at CES AT&T confirmed they'd be carrying the BlackBerry Passport and the BlackBerry Classic for $649.99 and $419.99 off-contract, respectively. You'll be able to snag the Passport for $199.99 and Classic for $49.99 with a two-year commitment, or $0 if you go with installments on Next. AT&T is getting an exclusive design on the Passport with rounded corners. Why the change?...

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BlackBerry at #CES2015 Live Blog!

BlackBerry at #CES2015 Live Blog

We've had plenty of QNX news coming out of CES 2015 but we've yet to hear from BlackBerry CEO John Chen himself and now is the time for that. Kicking it all off by hosting breakfast, it's expected the BlackBerry CEO will lay out a bit more of BlackBerry's Internet of Things roadmap with Project Ion as well as highlight some of what is in store for the future of BBM. We've put CrackBerry Founder...

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AT&T's new Rollover Data plan for its Mobile Share Value users starts Jan. 25

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AT&T will begin offering its own Rollover Data plan for all of its 50 million Mobile Share Value customers starting on Sunday, Jan. 25 at no additional cost. This news follows that of T-Mobile which announced a similar plan in December for its customers called Data Stash. AT&T offered an example of how its Rollover Data plan will work for its customers: If you have four lines and...

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BlackBerry Classic expected to launch in India on January 15th

BlackBerry Classic expected to launch in India on January 15th

Looks as though BlackBerry is looking to further expand the roll out of the BlackBerry Classic come January 15th. Invites have now been sent to several outlets in India highlighting an event to be held in New Delhi that simply notes 'Join us to witness the unveiling of the new BlackBerry 10. Serious Mobility for Serious Business.' The BlackBerry Classic been launched in several markets...

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For only $6.95 today you can get one of these BlackBerry USB 750mAh power plugs!

For only $6.95 today you can get one of these BlackBerry USB 750mAh power plugs!

The Blackberry USB 750mA power plug allows you to charge most devices with any USB cable that supports charging. Whether you're at the office, at home or on the go, this portable plug is great for any situation and provides an efficient, reliable charge. Get yours in black or white today and save 77%

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CES 2015 Day 1 roundup

CES 2015 Day 1 roundup

PRESENTED BY January 6th CES Day 1 round-up CES 2015 has officially begun! That's right, the biggest tech-stravaganza of the year is under way, and if you thought all the big announcements happened yesterday… well, you're wrong. There was more today, and there'll be more tomorrow. This is how CES goes...

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Hands-on with Ford Sync 3 at #CES2015

Ford Sync 3

Ford recently unveiled their QNX-powered connected car entertainment system, Sync 3, and during CES 2015 we got a quick look at it in action. Set to be available in 2016 models, the Sync 3 offers some great improvements over current models. The system has been designed to work along the same lines as your phone or tablet, with plenty of big icons and swipe navigation. Zones — including...

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BlackBerry Classic arriving on WIND Mobile very soon

BlackBerry Classic arriving on WIND Mobile very soon

WIND Mobile has been pretty open about the eventual arrival of the BlackBerry Classic on their network. Back in the middle of December they confirmed the device would be arriving and now, they've upgraded it to a 'coming soon' status, or as their most recent tweet put it, very soon. Coming (very) soon to WIND Mobile: The @BlackBerry Classic... http://t.co/9muw2iSvQA— WIND Mobile (@...

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Catch up on all the broadcasts from CES 2015

CES Live

After a very full day of unveilings yesterday, CES 2015 has officially begun. That mean's many things to many people, but for us it means it's time to start CES Live. As you know we've teamed up with the folks at GeekBeat to show off as many shiny new things as we can get our hands on. We're broadcasting live from the show floor all week, and will be serving up bite sized portions of new...

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iHeartRadio announces partnership with QNX and more at CES 2015

iHeartRadio announces seven new partnerships at CES 2015

Streaming music service iHeartRadio has announced a number of new partnerships at CES 2015. The company is teaming up with seven different brands to integrate their service into new devices, including those made by Google, Sony, TiVo, and more. iHeartRadio will be one of the first apps ready for Google's new Cast for audio system, and the service will also find its way to in-dashboard...

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CrackBerry Asks: BlackBerry Passport owners - How do you scroll?

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I've owned my BlackBerry Passport for a good few months now and it was only the other day that I realized that I very rarely take advantage of the scrolling gestures available on the Passport keyboard. Sure, I sometimes flick a predicted word into place when typing but I'm really talking about using the keyboard for scrolling within web pages and my most used applications such as Facebook,...

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Control when you check for mail with No Mail for BlackBerry 10

Control when you check for mail with No Mail for BlackBerry 10

d Have there been moments you wanted to prevent incoming messages? Are there times you are on vacation that in addition to having an out of office message you want to control when you see incoming mail? Toysoft Development has come up with a solution for those of us who need a little break from our inbox even if it is only on weekends. No Mail allows users to setup a schedule for when to check...

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Wireless charging standards are about to get a lot less frustrating

Two of the wireless charging standards will merge

Two of the three competing wireless charging standards groups, The Alliance for Wireless Power and the Power Matters Alliance, have revealed plans to merge, with the agreement expected to close sometime in mid-2015. The merged group will operate under a new name when the agreement is closed. The press release says: One of the main objectives of the new organization is to accelerate the...

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Three UK to let customers roam for free in Spain and New Zealand

Three-UK-Roaming-Hero

UK network Three are to add yet another two countries to their 'Feel At Home' package - where users can use their standard minutes, SMS and data abroad at no extra cost. Spain and New Zealand will be added to the list of locations on 1st April 2015, which already includes sixteen countries, with the USA probably being the big money saver for both consumers and business users. With millions...

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CES 2015 Day 0 roundup

CES 2015 Day 0 roundup

PRESENTED BY January 5th CES Day 0 round-up CES technically doesn't start until tomorrow, but that doesn't mean the news can't get underway. And that it has, with announcements and reveals large and small across the spectrum of consumer electronics. From the all-new LG G Flex 2 to the ASUS Zenfone 2, mobile innovation...

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Here's our latest BlackBerry Classic winner!

Here's our latest BlackBerry Classic winner

The holidays are over now for another year, and it's time to announce who has won our contest for a free BlackBerry Classic from Old Father CrackBerry! There were over 7000 entries, and as much as we'd love to be able to send each and every one of you a free BlackBerry, there can only be one winner. We know you're all very anxious to find out who has won, so let's see who it is! The winner of...

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Nyuk, nyuk, nyuk! The Three Stooges BBM stickers now available

Nyuk, nyuk, nyuk! Three Stooges BBM stickers now available

Looking for some comedic relief? If so, you can now grab The Three Stooges BBM sticker pack from the BBM Shop for only $1.99. Best known for their numerous short subject films, still syndicated to television, The Three Stooges have made generations around the world laugh for over fifty years. You can get a better look at the pack below or hit this link in your browser to jump right to the...

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Increase your productivity with Work Wide for the BlackBerry Passport

With Work Wide having recently rolled out a pretty massive update that brought support for more devices, new styling, full-screen mode and more, the latest update that is available in BlackBerry World and appearing as an update right now may seem rather tame in comparison. It's a simple bug fix release to address some issues BlackBerry OS 10.2+ and 10.3.1 saw within the app. Resolved bug in...

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iGrann Pro rolls out small update to correct Hub issues

iGrann Pro rolls out small update to correct Hub issues

If your preferred Instagram app on BlackBerry 10 is iGrann Pro, you'll want to fire up BlackBerry World and ensure you have the latest release installed. A new update is now appearing that aims to correct an issue some customers saw where clicking on Hub items didn't open up as they should. It's a small update no doubt but notably it also addresses some 'other minor fixes' as well, so best...

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