Let's all give a warm welcome to MrMobile

Let's all give a warm welcome to MrMobile

But who is MrMobile, you ask? Well, you might know him better as Michael Fisher and he's going to be taking on some awesome projects and producing some amazing content that I'm positive a lot of you out there will want to follow along with. While Mr. Fisher won't be directly working on CrackBerry, or iMore, or Android Central, or any of our other sites, he's still going to be a large part...

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BlackBerry launches summer sale on Passport and Priv

BlackBerry launches summer sale on Passport and Priv

BlackBerry is offering some great summer deals on the Passport and Priv. For a limited time, the company is offering the Passport for $355 in the U.S. through ShopBlackBerry. Canadian and European customers can pick up the phone for CAD$489 and €449, respectively. If you're looking for something a little fancier, the Passport Silver Edition is available for US$399, CAD$550, and €479. And...

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Mobile World Congress Americas to launch in the U.S. in September 2017

Mobile World Congress

The GSMA group, which runs the annual Mobile World Congress trade show, is teaming up with CTIA to launch Mobile World Congress Americas. It will be held September 12-14, 2017 in San Francisco and will replace the CTIA Super Mobility show beginning that year. The 2016 show will still be held on September 7-9 in Las Vegas. The joint press release states: Mobile World Congress Americas...

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BlackBerry annual and special meeting webcast live blog!

BlackBerry annual and special meeting webcast live blog!

This year, BlackBerry has decided to host their annual general meeting of shareholders the day before reporting their Q1 2017 results. As per normal, the event is being streamed via the BlackBerry Investors page so everyone interested can tune in. Feel free to hop into the live blog below and follow along with us! The meeting officially kicks off at 10 AM ET but we'll open chat up a bit earlier...

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Unicode 9.0 is now official with 72 new emoji

Unicode 9.0 is official with 72 new emoji

Unicode 9 is now official, making standard a whole new set of characters and — yes — new emoji. In fact, in addition to 7,500 new characters, Unicode 9.0 has added a total of 72 new emoji to the standard. New additions include emoji ranging from an avocado and a clown to animals like a gorilla and bat. In the graphic below, put together by the folks at Emojipedia, you can take a look at all 72...

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BlackBerry annual and special meeting webcast to be held on June 22

BlackBerry annual and special meeting webcast to be held on June 22

Before reporting their Q1 2017 results on June 23, BlackBerry has announced they will be holding their annual and special meeting of shareholders on Wednesday, June 22, at 10 am ET in Waterloo, Ontario. For those interested in tuning in, you can do so by heading here at 10 am ET or visit the BlackBerry Investors event page right here. As always, we'll be following along as well to bring you...

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Here's how to check if you have Amazon credit from Apple's ebook settlement

Here's how to check if you have Amazon credit from Apple's ebook settlement

If you're expecting any credit coming your way from Kindle purchases as a result of Apple's ebook antitrust case, Amazon now has a convenient way to check. The retailer is now alerting Kindle users to the settlement payments on its Kindle site, along with a look at how much credit you can expect to receive. Says Amazon: In November 2014, a federal court approved a Settlement of antitrust...

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BBM video support for iPhone and Android expands to Asia-Pacific

BBM video support for iPhone and Android expands to Asia-Pacific

Hot on the heels of announcing availability for Europe and Africa, BlackBerry has now announced BBM video support for iPhone and Android has expanded to Asia-Pacific in beta form, giving iPhone and Android users the ability to video-call each over BBM. As noted on the announcement post, this update is part of a much larger BBM update coming later this summer: This 1.0 version of BBM...

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Instagram is now used by 500 million people

Instagram is now used by 500 million people

Instagram has announced that the popular social network is now used by 500 million people, and that a majority of those folks access it every day. In a blog post, the company stated: Today, we're excited to announce our community has grown to more than 500 million Instagrammers — more than 300 million of whom use Instagram every single day. Our community also continues to become even...

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This is the lowest price we've seen for an unlocked BlackBerry Priv!

This is the lowest price we've seen for an unlocked BlackBerry Priv!

If you have been waiting for the price to drop below $300 to pick up a BlackBerry Priv, your time has come. Right now, you can pick one up at eBay for just $299, which is the lowest we have seen it yet. Before you really dive in, it needs to be noted that this is an unlocked AT&T model, but the listing is for a brand-new unit. Looking at the ad, it's the exact same retailer who was...

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BlackBerry opens new pop-up store in New York!

BlackBerry opens new pop-up store in New York!

If you live in or are visiting New York and want to try out a brand new BlackBerry smartphone, you now have the chance to do so at one of BlackBerry's own shops. Seemingly out of nowhere, BlackBerry has now opened up a new pop-up store in New York. You can find us in Brookfield Place, one of New York's largest office complexes and shopping centers. Located just across the street from the...

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Work Wide v1.4.0.1 brings multiple improvements and bug fixes!

Work Wide v1.4.0.1 brings multiple improvements and bug fixes!

A new update to Work Wide has now landed in BlackBerry World and this time around, it brings along with it multiple improvements and bug fixes. Thankfully, there's a full changelog for us all to refer to so that we know everything that has changed. Updates Compose New SMS conversation - Previously the SMS app only allowed you to continue conversations that already existed. Now there's the...

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BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - Year 2

BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - Year 2

Did you miss out on BerryFlow Upstream live last because of spending time with the family or perhaps you were watching the NBA finals? If so, no worries. We got you covered. This week, we dig into AT&T Priv owners now having access to the Android Marshmallow beta, BlackBerry being named a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for EMM Suites and discuss a bit about the upcoming annual and...

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harger Alert updated to v3.3 bringing more customization and improvements

Charger Alert is an app that notifies you when your battery reaches a certain percentage, and someone unplugs your charger while you're charging your phone or when your phone exceeds 35 degrees C. It has recently received an update to v3.3, and it brings some new customization options as well as some improvements and fixes. You may say that the low battery notification is something that is...

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Mobile Nations Weekly: WWDC, E3, OnePlus, and more

Mobile Nations Weekly: WWDC, E3, OnePlus, and more

Apple and Microsoft showcase what's coming next while OnePlus impresses with quality hardware and no gimmicks. Out in San Francisco, iMore rocked the town for WWDC 2016, where Apple came out with a refined and bolder vision for iOS 10, a smarter and Siri-er macOS Sierra, a rethinking of all the frustrations of the Apple Watch, and much more. Normally when you announce a new product, you don't...

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Get things done faster and easier with doo for BlackBerry 10

Get things done faster and easier with doo for BlackBerry 10

Productivity is an integral part of the BlackBerry experience. As BlackBerry owners, we are all familiar with how easy it is to get things done. If you're looking to expand the functionality of your BlackBerry 10 device, there's a new app on the scene called doo from CellNinja. This headless utility app allows you to assign different functions to the volume, play, and power keys, as well as,...

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What apps would you like to see added to the Hub on Priv?

What apps would you like to see added to the Hub on Priv?

While BlackBerry 10 has the luxury of having a lot of third-party apps that can tap into the BlackBerry Hub, when it comes to the BlackBerry Priv the options are a bit slimmer despite the Android ecosystem being much larger. While it's true, BlackBerry has been slowly expanding the available apps within the Hub on Priv from what was available when the device first launched, having now added...

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Latest BlackBerry Enterprise Technical Expert video takes a look at bringing Android to Work With BES12

In a new video posted to YouTube as part of the BlackBerry Enterprise Technical Expert Series, David Arnold, Senior Enterprise Solutions Manager at BlackBerry, and Nicholas Barretta, Devices Sales Engineer at Google, talk about the partnership between BlackBerry and Google and the work they are doing together. As noted on the Inside BlackBerry for Business blog: The partnership between...

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BlackBerry partners with HCL Infosystems in India to distribute enterprise software and services

BlackBerry has now announced a new partnership with HCL Infosystems, one of India's premier IT services, distribution and digital solutions companies, significantly expanding the channel and distribution network for BlackBerry enterprise software products and services in India. Richard McLeod, Vice President Global Channels at BlackBerry says, "India is a priority for BlackBerry's...

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Latest Inst10 update fixes repeating Instagram feeds

Latest Inst10 update fixes repeating Instagram feeds

If you've been seeing repeated feeds on your Instagram while using Inst10, the fix is now in. Noted as v4.1.301.1, the latest update is rolling out through BlackBerry World right now. As a reminder, Inst10 is a free download in BlackBerry World and offers a trial of all the pro features available. After the free trial is up, you'll still be able to use the app in limited form and have the...

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