Deal of the Day: Incipio OVRMLD Flexible Hard-Shell Case for BlackBerry Z10

For today only, purchase the Incipio OVRMLD Flexible Hard-Shell Case for BlackBerry Z10 and save 43% off the list price! The Incipio OVRMLD Flexible Hard-Shell Case is engineered with raised NGP barriers to protect the soft touch finish from unpredictable scratches and surface wear. The dual-injected design combines impact resistant, semi-rigid NGP with a rigid plextonium frame. List Price: $...

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BlackBerry Virtual Expert updated with support for the BlackBerry Z3

The BlackBerry Virtual Expert app is not one that is often talked about but it's pretty useful. If you haven't heard of it, it's an app created by BlackBerry that lets you diagnose any device issues you may have. From port problems, sensor issues, microphone, speaker and many more. You can carry specific tests or run a full diagnostic test to make sure everything is running fine. I found it...

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WhatsApp pairs with German carrier e-Plus to launch new SIM deal

WhatsApp for BlackBerry 10

The now Facebook-owned messaging service, WhatsApp has unveiled a new SIM deal in Germany. This prepaid SIM provides consumers with unlimited access to WhatsApp on top of agreed data limits. It's a milestone since this is the first time the popular service has partnered with carriers to sell a SIM package. If you're a massive fan of WhatsApp and use it on a daily basis, you may wish to read on...

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QNX and VisLab team up - Could we see a QNX car driving itself soon?

QNX

I'm far from an expert when it comes to how clever a car can be but today sees some sweet news for BlackBerry as QNX is officially adopted by VisLab at the university of Parma.  Non BlackBerry fanatics will more than likely have no clue that the software powering many high end cars is actually owned by BlackBerry and in terms of the Canadian company getting back on track financially, QNX will...

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SteroTube

We recently ran a poll regarding third party YouTube apps compared to users preferring to favor the BlackBerry 10 browser and it was the browser that won by a long way. I'm still on the other side though and use SuperTube for getting my YouTube fix when I'm just on my smartphone. The app has been updated to version 2.4.2.3 and with it brings a bunch of new additions as well as some fixes....

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BlackBerry wins patent infringement case brought by NXP

BlackBerry wins patent infringement case brought by NXP

Back in April 2012, NXP hit BlackBerry with a lawsuit claiming the company had infringed upon six NXP patents in their BlackBerry smartphones and BlackBerry PlayBook tablet surrounding design, data transmission and other features of those devices. Today, BlackBerry has announced the U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, Orlando Division has found both that BlackBerry did not infringe...

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Share tasks and to-dos with friends and family on BBM with ToDoMate

Share tasks and to-dos with friends and family on BBM with ToDoMate

When it comes to keeping track of everything, I’ve run the gambit. Whether it be handwritten journals, post-it notes, Evernote, Remember, Microsoft Outlook at work, or other third-party applications on my BlackBerry I have tried quite a few to juggle all of my tasks and to-dos whether they be personal or with a group. The whole reason for me purchasing a BlackBerry all those years ago was to...

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BlackBerry announces updated Tools for Android Development 2.0.2 Beta

For BlackBerry developers, having the latest and greatest tools to make apps is important and to help keep things moving along, BlackBerry has now released their BlackBerry Tools for Android Development 2.0.2 Beta. The last update to the tools came back in October, so a new update is great to see. The list of feature additions is pretty long for this one but we’ve got them all for you past the...

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Edit your audio tags with ID3IOT for BlackBerry 10

Edit your audio tags with ID3IOT for BlackBerry 10

There was a time when I would regularly check my music audio ID3 tags were labelled correctly. It pained me if they were not sorted. Somehow this habit slowly disappeared. I guess since I started to stream my music via the various services available, there wasn't really any point. However, an app recommendation arrived in my inbox and I thought I would try it out -- ID3IOT. The simply...

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StoreDot's Nanodot bio-organic nanochrystals will charge you phone in 30 seconds flat… in 2016

We use smartphones nearly every minute of every day, and that can be an issue, specifically for batteries. If there’s one area in tech that we haven’t seen any innovation – not for lack of trying – it’s batteries. Sure they’ve grown in size and chipsets have become more power efficient, but for the most part, charging is still charging in 2014. Now, an Israeli firm named StoreDot has...

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Deal of the Day: Seidio Surface Holster for BlackBerry Q10

Deal of the Day: Seidio Surface Holster for BlackBerry Q10

For today only, purchase the Seidio SURFACE Holster for BlackBerry Q10 and save 50% off the list price! The durable spring clip on the SURFACE Holster holds your BlackBerry Q10 securely in place, and then lifts for quick access. Both the felt liner and the face-in design protect your screen from scratches and exposure to outside elements. This holster can even be worn in both horizontal and...

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Verizon Wireless buying spectrum and assets from Cincinnati Bell for $210 million

Cincinnati Bell Wireless has entered into an agreement to sell its spectrum holdings and wireless infrastructure to Verizon Wireless. The deal, valued at $210 million will see Cincinnati Bell's customers transferred to Verizon "or other wireless providers" over the next 8-12 months, during which time the carrier will lease back that spectrum and those towers for "a nominal fee". With 340,000...

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More BlackBerry Z3 hands-on photos turn up

More BlackBerry Z3 hands-on photos turn up

We've already grabbed some camera time with the BlackBerry Z3 during MWC, but it seems like it's popping up more and more as the release gets closer. As such, a new set of BlackBerry Z3 photos have turned up online. These aren't the greatest shots, but they do again give us another look at the upcoming Z3. Nothing new to be seen for the most part, but for those of you who are anxiously waiting...

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Sprint finally rolls out BlackBerry 10.2.1

Spring 10.2.1

It's fair to say that BlackBerry 10 users in the USA have been lagging behind on the OS 10.2.1 update front. Sprint customers have now got a nice moral boost as 10.2.1 is officially released according to our tipsters on Twitter. While in many regions 10.2.1 has been around for some time now it's only very recently that the American carriers have introduced it - T-Mobile and Verizon hitting...

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U.K. carrier EE raising prices slightly on May 28

U.K. carrier EE raising prices slightly on May 28

The U.K's EE network is set to increase prices by 2.7% — yes, two-point-seven-percent — on May 28, 2014. EE's new terms and conditions allow them to raise prices by the RPI (retail price index — i.e. the rate of inflation) once a year with 30 days notice. Here's the relevant bit from EE: You will see a 2.7% increase to your monthly plan charge on any bills you receive from the 28th May, if...

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Deal of the Day: CrackBerry Leather Horizontal Case for BlackBerry Z10

Deal of the Day: CrackBerry Leather Horizontal Case for BlackBerry Z10

For today only, purchase the CrackBerry Leather Horizontal Case for BlackBerry Z10 and save over 50% off the list price! The stylish CrackBerry branded Leather Horizontal Case is made of a fine, durable leather that features a fixed belt clip on the back to secure to your waist, pocket or purse. This leather case gives you and your BlackBerry device a sleek, professional look while keeping it...

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Auto Block gets a sizable discount for one week only

Auto Block gets a sizable discount for one week only

Canada Inc. has decided to place their popular utility application, Auto Block on sale for a limited time. From now through Friday April 11th, the BlackBerry 10 app will be discounted from it's regular price of $4.99 to $1.99. For those of you not familiar with the application, it scans your SMS, PIN, and email messages and blocks unwanted spam messages from getting through. Not only does it...

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Android apps on BlackBerry 10 - Why the negativity?

Android Apps

I'm sure you've seen that since BlackBerry 10.2.1 hit the scene we've decided to feature a few more Android apps and games that were not previously available to us. I've also noticed in both the post comments and in the CrackBerry forums that some of you aren't too happy about this — and we get that.  Whilst everyone is entitled to their own opinion, I'm slightly baffled as to why you wouldn't...

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BlackBerry Z3 shown off with Z10 and Z30

BlackBerry Z3 shown off with Z10 and Z30

We haven't seen much of the BlackBerry Z3 in the flesh just yet, but with it due out in the next few weeks, it will certainly be getting much more time in the spotlight. An image has turned up today however that shows of the Z3 next to the BlackBerry Z10 and BlackBerry Z30. Nothing crazy fun on this one, but it does give a bit of a look at how it stacks up size wise against the other devices...

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Deal of the Day: Incipio Feather SHINE Hard Case for BlackBerry Q10

Deal of the Day: Incipio Feather SHINE Hard Case for BlackBerry Q10

For today only, purchase the Incipio Feather SHINE Hard Case for BlackBerry Q10 and save 43% off the list price! Using Incipio's unique, in-mold decorating technique, the Feather SHINE Case features a radio-transparent brushed aluminum finish. The rigid polycarbonate frame holds your BlackBerry Q10 securely and prevents unwanted damage. List Price: $29.99   Today Only: $16.95 Learn More and...

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