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BlackBerry is defending itself against claims that a Dutch forensics unit has found a way to decrypt messages from a BlackBerry smartphone. The company has issued an official statement, saying it was unaware of the method that was used and added that its phones "remain as secure and private as they have always been." According to BBC News, the Netherlands Forensic Institute (NFI) claims to...

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After going global, Netflix starts cracking down on proxy users

Netflix to prevent proxies and unblockers

Netflix recently became available in 130 more countries, but unfortunately not every area is able to access all of its content. While Netflix works on licensing agreements, it will begin preventing customers from using proxies and unblockers to access more content. This move may not be a popular one from the company, as people obviously will want access to as much content as possible, but it is...

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Mozart In The Jungle

Amazon will cut the price of its Amazon Prime service from $99 a year to just $73 a year for a limited time. The sale begins at 9 p.m. Pacific time on Friday, January 15 and ends at 11:59 a.m. local time on Sunday, January 17. Amazon Prime will be on sale as part of the retailer's celebration of the two Golden Globe wins for its original series Mozart in the Jungle. Both seasons of the...

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ReCall is a great missed call reminder app for BlackBerry 10

ReCall is a great missed call reminder app for BlackBerry 10

After having spent some time in the BlackBerry Beta Zone, a new BlackBerry 10 app called ReCall has now arrived in BlackBerry World. ReCall aims to help remind you to call back those folks who might have called you at an inconvenient time, like say when you're in a meeting or making dinner. It accomplishes this by reviewing your missed calls, incoming and outgoing and offering to set a...

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Keep charged with Kmashi's 15000mAh power bank for just $12.50 with coupon code at Amazon

Kmashi's 15000mAh power bank is on sale at Amazon with the coupon code FBDXPO7W, dropping the price to just $12.50 from its usual $20. That's right, you can save $7.50 on this battery pack to keep your favorite electronics charged by just entering a simple code at checkout. Featuring dual-USB outputs, you are able to charge more than one thing at the same time. Being 15000mAh, there should be...

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BlackBerry officially rolls out OS 10.3.2.2876 globally

BlackBerry officially rolls out OS 10.3.2.2876 globally

Back in December, BlackBerry updated ShopBlackBerry devices to OS 10.3.2.2876 (software version 10.3.2.2836) and it looks as though that OS has been released globally as well as many have started receiving it today from various locations around the world. An update to the BlackBerry blogs shows BlackBerry did start pushing out a new OS with some noted changes. A BlackBerry 10.3.2 Hot Fix...

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1000 free copies of QuickPost available to download

1000 free copies of QuickPost available to download

QuickPost has long been one of my favorite apps on BlackBerry 10, and something I've sorely missed while I have been using the BlackBerry Priv. QuickPost allows you to Type Once, Post Everywhere. For those who frequently post to multiple social media accounts regularly, this app is great at being able to push out a status update without having to type it out repeatedly. What I love about it...

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BlackBerry Priv goes on sale in France for €779

BlackBerry Priv goes on sale in France for €779

The worldwide rollout of the BlackBerry Priv continues, with the handset now available in France. Customers can order the device from the French ShopBlackBerry store for €779. The Priv is BlackBerry's first Android phone, and was originally released in November 2015 in the U.S., UK, Canada, and Germany. Sales expanded to Italy, Spain, and the Netherlands earlier this month. The BlackBerry...

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Several Good Technology apps receive highest levels of certification

Good Technology continues to prove its super secure

Good Technology, which is now a division of BlackBerry, has announced that several of its apps and servers have reached the highest level of certification available. These apps are ones that the company has made available on both iOS and Android, including Good Work, Good Access, Good Connect and several others. To gain this certification, Common Criteria assesses the design and...

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Rogers, Bell and TELUS Priv's now receiving January security patch

Rogers and TELUS Priv's now receiving January security patch

Update: Bell has also now started sending out the January patch, we've updated the post to reflect the addition. Following the initial push of the January security patch for the BlackBerry Priv, Canadian carriers Rogers, Bell and Telus have now gone ahead and released the update to their Priv owning customers. The update itself comes in at only 16MB and is identified as being build version...

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Grab Anker's 13000mAh power bank for $25 at Amazon with coupon code

Save on Anker's 13000mAh power bank at Amazon

Anker is offering its 13000mAh power bank with dual-USB output for just $25 at Amazon with coupon code WRS5DIQV. That's right, you can save $8 on this large battery pack that will provide you with enough power to charge your phone, tablet or just about any other electronic. In addition to being a power source for your electronics, it can also double as a flashlight thanks to the built-in LED...

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AT&T brings back unlimited data plans, if you also have DirecTV or U-Verse

AT&T brings back unlimited plan, for some

AT&T is once again going to offer an unlimited data plan, but only if you are also a DirecTV or U-Verse subscriber. Most U.S. carriers have moved away from offering unlimited data plans and towards data buckets for families, but AT&T is going backwards here and will begin offering the new plan, but it obviously comes with a catch. You won't be able to just sign up for AT&T or change...

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How to set up multi-language keyboard support on the BlackBerry Priv

How to set up multi-language keyboard support on the BlackBerry Priv

One of the great things about the BlackBerry 10 keyboard is that it supports a multi-language setup that allows you to automatically switch between languages without having to toggle anything. When the BlackBerry Priv launched, the BlackBerry 10 keyboard was also ported over, much to everyone's delight. However, earlier versions of the keyboard did not allow multi-language support. The...

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BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - CES 2016

BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - CES 2016

As you may have guessed, this week's BerryFlow is all about CES 2016. With CES, we got plenty of QNX news to discuss as well as new carrier announcements for Priv and much, much more. We skipped out on the topic list for this week simply because we got on a roll with some deep discussion but both the audio and video are available for download, so hop and give it a listen or what the video...

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Mobile Nations Weekly: CES 2016 Edition

Mobile Nations Weekly: CES 2016 Edition

It's the biggest tech show of the year, and we were all over it. CES 2016 was last week in Las Vegas, and unsurprisingly there was a lot of news from the trade show. It takes over pretty much all of Las Vegas — it's simply absurd. The world's biggest tech companies (well, most of them), descend on the desert oasis with all their latest wares. There's everything and anything on the show floor,...

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Inside the QNX Toyota Highlander at CES 2016

Inside the QNX Toyota Highlander at CES 2016

This year at CES, QNX took the covers off their latest technology concept vehicle, based on a Toyota Highlander, and it's packed will all the latest innovations from the company. For the Highlander, QNX took their usual digital instrument cluster and a head unit concepts one step further and created what they refer to as a "glass cockpit" that combines the functions of both systems, along...

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BlackBerry Virtual Expert arrives on the Google Play Store for Priv owners

BlackBerry has now added another app to their growing list of Android offerings and this time around, it's one that will be familiar to some BlackBerry users. The BlackBerry Virtual Expert, which lets you run various diagnostics on your device to test everything from the display to speakers to the keyboard, has now arrived on the Google Play Store for Priv owners. Does your BlackBerry...

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BlackBerry Camera app updated through the Google Play Store

BlackBerry Camera app updated through the Google Play Store

The good news: For all you Priv owners out there, the BlackBerry Camera app on the Google Play Store has been updated to v1.0.0.3605. The bad news: We have no idea as to what has actually changed within the app as the changelog itself has simply been recycled from the last it was updated back on December 14th, 2015. If you spot anything actually new in the update, be sure to let us and everyone...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for January 8, 2016: Productivity, games, and more!

BlackBerry App Roundup for January 8 2016

Howdy CrackBerry nation! Another week has passed so you know what that means? Not only is it time to share with you another batch of applications for your BlackBerry 10 or Priv device but also a way to catch up on all the news that transpired since we last met. This week, all of the exciting tech news came out of CES 2016. Whether it was QNX showcasing their advanced driver assistance systems (...

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Sprint adds 36 more countries to its international roaming add-ons

Sprint adds 36 more countries to its international roaming add-ons

Sprint has announced that it has added 36 new countries to its Open World and Global Roaming add-ons, allowing users to take advantage of affordable calls and data, along with free texts when venturing around the globe. Here's the list of new countries added in the latest expansion: Austria Afghanistan Bangladesh Belarus Belgium Bolivia Bulgaria Cambodia Croatia Estonia Finland Ghana Hong...

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