BeWeather 10 Pro updated with bug fixes and improvements for Passport

Although it's the time of year most people would likely want to forget about the weather depending on where you live, that hasn't stopped the folks at Bellshare who thought now was a good time to go ahead and release a new update to their popular BeWeather 10 Pro app. According to the change log, a few things have been improved in this v2.1.42.1843 release, especially for BlackBerry Passport...

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Rocco Forte Hotels choose BlackBerry and BES12 for its flexibility and security

When you run a business, especially in the hospitality industry, great customer service is an expectation and having the right tools to meet customer demands when they arise is crucial. Rocco Forte Hotels employs over 2000 people across Europe, Russia, and the Middle East and to help meet customers needs and service level expectations they make use of BlackBerry and BES12 for its flexibility...

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BlackBerry Classic appears in white

BlackBerry Classic appears in white

Although we had an idea the BlackBerry Classic would also be coming in white, thanks to the accessories arriving in the Shop CrackBerry Canada store giving us a side view of the device, we've now gotten a front on look at a media render of it thanks to the folks over at N4BB. At this point, there's no telling when exactly BlackBerry plans to release the white version, after all, the pre-...

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All BBM sticker packs are on sale for a limited time!

All BBM sticker packs are on sale for a limited time!

To celebrate the launch of the most recent BBM release which brought several changes to the shopping experience and customization options across all platforms, BlackBerry has announced a new promo in the BBM Shop and all stickers are now on sale for a limited time. BBM users can take advantage of a limited time promotion on BBM Stickers. Starting December 9th at 12:01am EST, all BBM...

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Save 73% today on these beautiful leather holsters for BlackBerry Q10

Save 73% today on these beautiful leather holsters for BlackBerry Q10

The BlackBerry Leather Holster is hand-crafted in genuine leather and has a soft inner lining for added protection. It also integrates power saving technology to help extend battery life. A durable 360 degree rotating belt clip and secure magnetic flap closure allows for personal wearing preferences, too! Get yours today for just $10.95

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NantHealth's cancer genome browser launches on the Passport

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BlackBerry has announced that it is collaborating with healthcare-focused data provider NantHealth in launching the NantOmics Cancer Genome Browser on the the BlackBerry Passport. The genome browser is the first such mobile solution available to medical care professionals, and allows them to access patients' genetic data securely. NantHealth CEO Patrick Soon-Shiong showcased how the browser...

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60 Minutes takes a look at NantHealth CEO Patrick Soon-Shiong and how he's shaking up the world of cancer

During the Forbes Healthcare Summit 2014 held on December 3rd and 4th, NantHealth CEO Patrick Soon-Shiong and BlackBerry CEO John Chen sat down to discuss NantHealth's new app that will allow doctors to view genomes via a secure phone such as a BlackBerry Passport. In that interview, it was mentioned 60 Minutes would be further featuring NantHealth and CEO Patrick Soon-Shiong. That episode has...

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iGrann Pro gets updated - makes BlackBerry Passport users happy again

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Chances are that if you are an Instagram user and are also rocking a BlackBerry 10 device you will quite likely be using the third party application iGrann. With both a free and paid (Pro) edition it's certainly my app of choice for getting my Instagram fix. With the free edition getting a wee update recently it's now the turn for iGrann Pro that has received a welcome refresh today. I say...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for December 5, 2014

BlackBerry App Roundup for December 5, 2014

Howdy CrackBerry nation! Not only is this the end of the week but it's also early into a brand new month. The only reason I mention that small fact is that this means we are even closer to the launch of the BlackBerry Classic. Less than two weeks remain until the launch and I am certainly looking forward to it. Also notable this week are the unboxing videos of the White and Red BlackBerry...

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Catch the replay of the application infrastructure for BES12 webcast

If you missed out on the application infrastructure for BES12 webcast on December 4th, you can now catch the replay of the event on your own time. We'll review the mobile app infrastructure built into BES 12 including how corporate systems can minimize risk when opening access to apps outside their firewall, and ensure data is secure through its journey from inside the corporate firewall...

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AT&T sign

Recent anecdotal evidence of throttling AT&T data speeds on unlimited LTE plans have been confirmed by spokespeople, despite regulatory pressure to eliminate the practice. AT&T users with those subscriptions are still being automatically throttled after they hit 5 GB of usage. This change can be as dramatic as a dip from 23 Mbps to 0.1 Mbps until the end of the billing cycle. AT&...

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The perfect BlackBerry Z10 leather holsters are on sale today for just $12.95!

The perfect BlackBerry Z10 leather holsters are on sale today for just $12.95!

The stylish CrackBerry branded leather horizontal case is made of a fine, durable leather that features a magnetic closure and a fixed belt clip on the back to secure to your belt, pocket or purse. This case gives you and your BlackBerry device a sleek, professional look while keeping it safe from drops and scratches at the same time. Get yours in black, red or white today and save 57%

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BlackBerry CEO John Chen sits down with Bloomberg Studio 1.0 for candid interview

Back in July, Bloomberg Television's Emily Chang got to sit down with BlackBerry CEO John Chen for a rather wide-ranging and candid interview. Portions of the interview were posted by Bloomberg previously but as part of Bloomberg Studio 1.0, the full twenty minute interview has now been made available. Among the topics discussed, why John Chen took the CEO job at BlackBerry, how the company...

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BlackBerry preparing new accessories for Passport and Classic

BlackBerry preparing new accessories for Passport and Classic

When the BlackBerry Passport was announced, it was noted to be coming with a rich ecosystem of accessories and while BlackBerry has thus far done a good job of getting the basics out such as the hard shell case, screen protectors as well as the leather flip case, that's pretty much where it has ended. That seems to be changing though as some new accessories for both the Passport and Classic...

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NantHealth CEO Patrick Soon-Shiong discusses viewing Genomes on the BlackBerry Passport

The Forbes Healthcare Summit 2014 kicked off on December 3rd and today, BlackBerry CEO John Chen along with NantHealth CEO Patrick Soon-Shiong took the stage to discuss NantHealth's new app that will allow doctors to view genomes via a secure phone such as a BlackBerry Passport. Earlier, Soon-Shiong had tweeted he was excited about an upcoming joint announcement with BlackBerry but didn't...

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Oregon Senator introduces bill to thwart government snooping in phones, PCs

Oregon Senator introduces bill to thwart government snooping in phones, PCs

Senator Ron Wyden has introduced a bill that would prohibit the U.S. government from mandating backdoor access into the smartphones and computers of Americans. The bill comes after the FBI engaged in a standoff with tech giants like Apple and Google over the use of encryption software on newer phones. Law enforcement officials cite public safety as a concern and claim that having backdoor...

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BES10 Hosted wins Enterprise Service of the Year in Best in Biz Awards

Following up the win of the BlackBerry Z30 in the Consumer Product of the Year category of the Best in Biz Awards 2014 International, BlackBerry has struck gold again. This time the win came by way of BES10 Hosted, which has been named Enterprise Service of the Year in Best in Biz Awards 2014. We're pleased to announce that BES10 Hosted has been named a gold winner in the Enterprise...

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So So Happy BBM stickers now available in the BBM Shop

So So Happy BBM stickers now available in the BBM Shop

While a lot of the stickers that appear in the BBM shop are familiar from such things as movies and cartoons, every now and then a pack arrives that serves a greater purpose and such is the case with the latest arrival from So So Happy Studios. At SO SO Happy Studio, our greatest joy comes from creating crazy, quirky characters and thinking of random fun things that make us happy. Our...

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Verizon shares plans for LTE Advanced in 2015

Verizon shares plans for LTE Advanced in 2015

Verizon's Mike Haberman today detailed a number of improvements coming to the carrier's LTE network next year. In short, the carrier in red will be rolling out carrier aggregation, adding more coverage for VoLTE, and continuing to refarm its PCS spectrum for LTE. Perhaps the most notable change is the implementation of carrier aggregation. According to a report by Fierce Wireless: Mike...

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2014 Holiday Gift Guide

2014 Holiday Gift Guide

2014 Holiday Gift GuideLet's find that perfect tech gift! Holiday shopping can be tough, we know. Finding the best gift for your loved ones can be a pain, but we're here to help. This is the Mobile Nations 2014 Holiday Gift Guide so we can help you find the perfect gift for every name on your list. And this doesn't have to be for just that special someone — it...

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