Mobile Nations Weekly: Pokémon Going

Mobile Nations Weekly: Pokémon Going

If you're reading this you're not catching 'em all. I'm not sure if you've heard, but there's this new game called Pokémon Go and well, everyone is playing it. Everyone. Including you. Out now for Android and iPhone, Pokémon Go brings the classic Pokémon into the modern smartphone world. Not only do you capture and train your Pokémon to fight others, but you can actually go out into the world...

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BlackBerry Keyboard beta update for Priv brings a mix of changes

BlackBerry Keyboard beta update for Priv brings a mix of changes

As part of their ongoing beta updates rolling out through the BlackBerry Beta Zone for Priv owners, BlackBerry has released a new version of the BlackBerry Keyboard app. New language input support, as well as faster language switching using shortcuts, are among the highlights here. This release of Keyboard has a mix of changes, but the biggest change is support for Chinese input. We have...

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WAA Fixer addresses media sending problems on WhatsApp for Android

WAA Fixer

Since February, it has been known that WhatsApp will be discontinuing their support for all versions of BlackBerry OS, including BlackBerry 10, by the end of 2016. Despite new versions being released through BlackBerry World, and WhatsApp continuing to work, for now, many have tried running the Android version on BlackBerry 10 as a means of keeping their WhatsApp access alive. For the most...

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Prime members can save 20% on Amazon Warehouse deals today

Prime members can save 20% on Amazon Warehouse deals today

Amazon Prime members can save an extra 20% on Amazon Warehouse Deals today with coupon codes WDEARLY20 or WDEARLY. While we're still waiting for Prime day to arrive in full on July 12, this is a great way to save a little extra on everything from computers and TVs to books and games. If you're unfamiliar, Amazon Warehouse Deals is the section of the retailer's site dedicated to selling open-...

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Watch the WatchDox and Good Dynamics release for developers webcast

Watch the WatchDox and Good Dynamics release overview for developers webcast

If you missed out on the WatchDox and Good Dynamics release for developers overview webcast, you can now get yourself caught up by catching the full replay. In the webcast, developers will learn about WatchDox API's and business use cases and get the latest updates on the new release of Good Dynamics with SDK support for Swift and Mac OS X. WatchDox API & SDK's – Overview for Developers...

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Get things done faster and easier with doo for BlackBerry 10

Not too long ago CellNinja introduced doo for BlackBerry 10, which offers a quick way to not only assign tasks and shortcuts to the volume and power buttons but to create shortcut icons on the homescreen to improve productivity. Now, a new update has been released to BlackBerry World that brings multiple improvements and bug fixes to the app. Improvements and Bug Fixes New action: Weather...

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Check out the new BlackBerry Priv TV ad!

Check out the new BlackBerry Priv TV ad!

As we noted previously, BlackBerry has amped up their advertising efforts as of late. Now, another new video ad has been created to compliment the marketing campaign for the launch of the pop-up store in Manhattan's Brookfield Place. This one is only 30 seconds long and notes it's a TV ad, so keep your eyes peeled and let us know if you see it air. In the meantime, what do you think about the...

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Having login issues with Snap? A fix is being worked on right now

Having login issues with Snap? A fix is being worked on right now

Snap, the native Android APK downloader for BlackBerry 10, has been the go-to app for many looking to install Android apps on their BlackBerry 10 devices but for several months now the app has started to present issues when logging in. While some folks still have access, new users, for the most part, have not been able to make use of the app but finally, the developer behind the app, Jim Muir...

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Rogers drops Cuba from its international 'Roam Like Home' package

Rogers drops Cuba from its international 'Roam Like Home' package

Rogers has confirmed that it is dropping Cuba from its "Roam Like Home" international roaming package. In a statement given to the Financial Post, Rogers confirmed that high demand has overwhelmed its Cuban operator partner's network. From the Financial Post: "The Cuban operator's wireless infrastructure is not as developed as our Canadian networks and isn't able to support the...

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BlackBerry users have nothing to fear, the keyboard is here to stay

The BlackBerry keyboard is here to stay

Now that BlackBerry has officially announced the BlackBerry Classic will no longer be manufactured, as expected, several media outlets have gone a little crazy with declaring the end of the BlackBerry keyboard and BlackBerry. You know, as they have done for years now. In response to the reports, BlackBerry's Senior Vice President for Global Device Sales, Alex Thurber took to Twitter to let...

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BlackBerry Priv gets the July 5 Android security patch

BlackBerry Priv gets the July Android security patch

BlackBerry Priv owners can now get their hands on the July 5 Android security patch. The update is for those who purchased their phones from ShopBlackBerry, Amazon or otherwise factory unlocked and patches the latest set of vulnerabilities. Some people may have already seen this update arrive earlier this week. This security patch fixes a number of vulnerabilities that are detailed by...

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Verizon

Verizon has announced a number of new features and services for its customers starting on July 7. They include new monthly plans with more data at higher prices, along with "Carryover Data", which will allow customers to take any unused data from the previous month and move it to the next month. Here's the breakdown of Verizon's price and data increases for the monthly plans: S plan: Price...

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You can save $75 on select refurbished Sonos speakers at Amazon right now

Sonos

Right now, you can save $75 on select refurbished Sonos speakers at Amazon. The retailer is offering the PLAYBAR and both colors of the PLAY:3 at the discounted price, making it quite enticing for those looking to add to their set up or start one. Sonos puts these speakers through a series of testing before selling, and still backs them with the same 1 year warranty like a new one would have...

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BlackBerry will no longer be manufacturing the Classic

Classic

BlackBerry has shared some news that is sure to disappoint those who love the BlackBerry Classic. The company has decided to end manufacturing of the phone, meaning once the existing stock sells out you won't be able to purchase one anymore. In an effort to continue to innovate, BlackBerry has decided to update its available lineup with only "state of the art devices". From BlackBerry's...

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BlackBerry OS 10.3.2.2888 files now available for download

BlackBerry OS 10.3.2.2888 files now available for download

If you're simply itching to load up a new OS on your BlackBerry 10 smartphone, you can now snag OS 10.3.2.2888 as long as you're willing to install the files manually yourself. The OS files have now appeared on BlackBerry's production servers and are available for all to download. At this point, it looks as though there's not exactly a lot that's new but hey, it's a higher version number...

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BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - Brookfield

BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - Brookfield

Did you miss out on BerryFlow Live due to some long weekend activities? If so, you can now catch the audio and video replays. This week, we discuss the upcoming BlackBerry Security Summit as well as BlackBerry's newly launched pop-up store in New York. We share our thoughts on the fresh new video released by BlackBerry and discuss a bit about the latest BES12 update and finally, we close on...

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4th of July Sale: Save 20% on your favorite ShopCrackBerry accessories

4th of July Sale: Save 20% on your favorite ShopCrackBerry accessories

Before you fire up the grill and fireworks this 4th of July, swing by ShopCrackBerry to save 20% on your favorite accessories. Starting today, everything in store including our most popular cases and covers, charging docks, screen protectors, and batteries are all up for grabs at a boomin' 20% discount! There's plenty to check out for popular devices like the BlackBerry Classic, Unlocked...

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Mobile Nations Weekly: Name and release

Mobile Nations Weekly: Name and release

N gets named, Autopilot turns deadly, and Huawei goes thin. Android N finally has some branding clarity: N is for Nougat and the version is 7.0. It'll still be a while before the next flavor (*ahem*) of Android starts hitting devices, but at least we now know what it will taste li— err, what to call it. Samsung did something we've long been asking for — they released unlocked U.S. versions of...

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Get a refurbished UE Boom Bluetooth speaker from Amazon for just $57

Get a refurbished UE Boom Bluetooth speaker from Amazon for just $57

If you're in the market for a portable Bluetooth speaker, you should check out Amazon's latest deal on the Logitech UE Boom. For a limited time, you can get a refurbished speaker in black for $56.94. The UE Boom from Logitech offers up to 15 hours of music playback over Bluetooth through its 360-degree speaker. The model on sale is Logitech Certified Refurbished, and as such comes with a 90-...

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