Amazon rolls out monthly subscriptions for Prime and Prime Video

Amazon rolls out monthly subscriptions for Prime and Prime Video

Amazon is now offering monthly subscription plans for its Prime service, which is available for $10.99 a month. The retailer is also targeting Netflix by making Prime Video available as a standalone service for $8.99 a month. A yearly subscription of Prime costs $99, which includes full access to Prime Video. Opting for the monthly route will set you back $131.88 over the course of a year, or...

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Mobile Nations Weekly: The power of 10

Mobile Nations Weekly: The power of 10

All the tens in all the places. The subject of many leaks and speculation is here — no, not the iPhone 7 — it's the HTC 10!. But it's going up against some strong competition in the Galaxy S7 and the LG G5. The Apple front was rather quiet, with ongoing speculation about an update and renaming of Mac OS X and the much-anticipated iPhone 7 — though neither will be here exactly soon. Microsoft...

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Help design the next CrackBerry t-shirt!

Help design the next CrackBerry t-shirt!

Not long ago, we launched a campaign on Teespring offering up some unique BlackBerry Priv shirts. It was so much fun and an awesome success! We loved being able to offer our readers a fun way to show they're part of the BlackBerry fan community, so we decided to keep going. The next step? We're launching an exciting new contest here at CrackBerry for all of you creative folks out there! The...

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Best over-ear headphones: As chosen by Mobile Nations editors

Best over-ear headphones: As chosen by Mobile Nations editors

In-ear headphones are good, but sometimes you just need something more substantial On and over-ear headphones aren't the most convenient things in the world, and as such many will turn to in-ear options for things like the daily commute or hitting the gym. But if you want that all-encompassing experience and the best sound quality possible, you're likely going to want a good set of cans. To...

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Sprint rolls out LTE Plus in New York City to bring you supercharged speeds

Sprint

Sprint has rolled out LTE Plus in New York City. The newly added location joins 190 other markets across the U.S. who already enjoy the network's improved LTE speeds. The company has revealed that speed and capacity of more than 900 cell sites across the New York metropolitan area have been doubled. As well as expanding its network, Sprint notes the company has invested in fine-tuning its...

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BlackBerry launches Enterprise Technical Expert video series on YouTube

While BlackBerry has in recent months, held many webinars to cover a lot of their Enterprise offerings, those looking for more information on key products and features from BlackBerry now have a new resource to turn to as BlackBerry has launched a BlackBerry Enterprise Technical Expert Series on YouTube. IT leaders hungry for expert insight on enterprise mobility solutions have a new...

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Get networking functions from the palm of your hand with Network Tools

Get networking functions from the palm of your hand with Network Tools

Are you looking for a professional networking app? Look no further than Network Tools. Whether you're a professional network administrator or system programmer, or even a individual consumer, Network Tools can offer you something. You can perform a 'Whois' search on domains, perform a DNS query and more. Each function of the app has been designed to work and complement one another and with the...

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BlackBerry Priv begins sales in Mexico on Amazon

BlackBerry Priv begins sales in Mexico on Amazon

The reach of the BlackBerry Priv smartphone continues to expand. The latest country to offer sales of the Android-based phone is Mexico. BlackBerry stated that the Priv is now available on Mexico's Amazon site. The listing for the phone shows the price for the unlocked version is $15,863.95 Pesos, or about $913. BlackBerry says that Mexico's residents can use a 12-month payment plan to buy...

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BlackBerry's global decryption key was obtained by Canadian Police in 2010

BlackBerry's global decryption key was obtained by Canadian Police in 2010

It appears as though BlackBerry's global decryption key was previously obtained by the Canadian Police. According to a report, the police have had the key to BlackBerry devices since 2010, but neither the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) nor BlackBerry will confirm the details of how it was handed over. From Vice's report: According to technical reports by the Royal Canadian Mounted...

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Power Tools for Android updated with Speak SMS, Email Filters, and Good Morning capabilities

Not too long ago, BlackBerry 10 developer Toysoft Development ported over his popular Power Tools app to the Google Play Store. This Swiss Army knife of apps provides an extensive list of features to enhance your efficiency on a daily basis. The latest version is now available for you to download in Google Play and comes with several new options, enhancements, and bug fixes. New features in...

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Marshmallow beta will soon begin rolling out to first wave of Priv testers

Marshmallow beta will soon begin rolling out to first wave of Priv testers

BlackBerry is preparing to roll out Marshmallow to Priv beta testers who have opted into the program and completed necessary enrollment steps. The company has confirmed in the beta zone that Marshmallow will be released to the program from today. So, how will you receive the update on your Priv? Should you be in the beta, you'll receive Marshmallow as you would a normal system update. Either...

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Logitech acquires wireless earbud maker Jaybird for $50 million

Logitech snaps up wireless headphone maker Jaybird for $50 million

Logitech has announced that it has agreed to acquire wireless audio accessory company Jaybird. Logitech says the deal for Jaybird comes in at $50 million in cash with the potential for $45 million more if the company meets growth targets going forward. For its part, Logitech is positioning this acquisition as a way to give a boost to its audio offerings, specifically in the wireless audio...

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Register for the 'Making Sense of the EMM Alphabet Soup' webinar

Register for the 'Making Sense of the EMM Alphabet Soup' webinar

If you get confused by the alphabet soup of acronyms such as EMM, MDM, MAM and MCM, BlackBerry is looking to help clear things up for by hosting a 'Making Sense of the EMM Alphabet Soup - a detailed look at MDM, MAM & MCM' webinar on Tuesday, April 19, 2016. Organizations are trying to keep up with the demands of their business to be able to do more through mobile at a time when...

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Translate between German, English, and more with ease with dict Browser

Translate text with ease with dict Browser

Being able to learn a new language is not an easy task. Rather than carry around a dictionary while travelling, there are other options to try and communicate in a foreign language. One such method is using an app. From the developer that brought you ClipMan Clipboard Manager and BlackBullet, comes dict Browser. This is a browser for the mobile website dict.cc. QtHelex has taken the dict.cc...

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WhatsApp offers up a new beta release for BlackBerry 10

WhatsApp offers up a new beta release for BlackBerry 10

If you're still riding it out with WhatsApp until the end of 2016, you might as well get yourself on the latest version possible. A new beta build has arrived in the BlackBerry Beta Zone and while the changes are certainly not huge, they might be of interest to you. Reorganized Account settings to match other platforms. (Privacy, Security, Change Numbr, and Delete Account are now all under "...

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Servomex Selects Qnx to Power Gas Analysis for Safety-critical Environments

QNX has scored another win with the announcement that Servomex Group, a world leader in gas analysis technology, has chosen the QNX Neutrino Realtime OS to power its next generation of gas analyzers, which needed a high-performance OS, flexibility to support an array of market-specific applications and the reliability to be deployed in safety-critical environments. "Servomex offers an...

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BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - Range

BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - Range

Did you miss BerryFlow Upstream live last night? If so, you can now sit back and watch the video or download the audio and enjoy! As BlackBerry CEO reiterates plans to launch two mid-range handsets powered by Android, we've got new distribution arrangements for the MENA region, a broader discussion on BlackBerry security and email and price cuts on BlackBerry Priv. Topics April security patch...

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The weBoost eqo hopes to blanket your home in great cellular coverage

The weBoost eqo boosts cellular signal throughout your home

If you want to boost the cellular reception in your home, weBoost's latest product, the eqo Cellular Signal Booster, might be what you're looking for. Compatible with Verizon, AT&T, and other major networks, eqo enhances cellular signals for greater reach across your home. You can find the eqo on Amazon now for $349.99. You'll just need to place the eqo in an area that is receiving a...

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Save up to 70% on select Crucial and Lexar storage products at Amazon

Save up to 70% on select Crucial and Lexar storage products at Amazon

Amazon's Deal of the Day can score you up to 70% savings on various hard drives, memory cards, memory and more from Lexar and Crucial. Whether you need a new hard drive for your computer, some RAM to speed it up a bit, or a new memory card for your phone, you won't want to miss out on this deal. Some of the deals include: Crucial 480GB Internal SSD - $100 Crucial 960GB Internal SSD - $200...

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