Become a heavy metal star with Rock Hero on BlackBerry 10

Here's a little beauty for you rock fans out there. If you have Snap installed on your BlackBerry 10 device I'd urge you to fire it up and download Rock Hero, which won't cost you a cent. It's much the same concept as the old classic 'Guitar Hero' and it does a fantastic job. Similar to Guitar Hero you have three colored tabs at the base of the display and your job is to tap them as the...

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BlackBerry Classic internal specs appear via Geekbench

BlackBerry Classic internal specs appear via Geekbench

While many folks are waiting for the arrival of the BlackBerry Passport, we're reminded on a daily basis that many folks out there are also just as excited for the eventual arrival of the BlackBerry Classic. Aside from little bit and pieces of info and speculation, there hasn't been as much info about the Classic as yet. No early hands on, no sneaky blurry images, no full on spec sheets. The...

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New BBM update rolling out through BlackBerry World brings new ways to add contacts

To go along with the iOS update to BBM from earlier today, BlackBerry has also pushed out an update for BlackBerry 10 users, For some folks, it's not going to be a new release as it it appears this version might have came with 10.2.2 if you loaded that. However, most folks should be seeing v10.3.43.9 provided you're running 10.2.1 and not some other leaked or developer build. Long story short,...

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Augmented Reality app ARKick for BlackBerry 10 updated to V2.0!

Augmented Reality app ARKick for BlackBerry 10 updated to V2.0!

It has been a while since we heard anything about ARKick but the long awaited update has now arrived and is available in BlackBerry World after teasing its release for a day and it's jammed packed with changes. The company behind it all, ReFocus Tech decided to focus on improving the experience to the maximum extent rather than giving multiple minor updates plus, with this release they've also...

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BBM Protected now available for BlackBerry Balance enabled devices

BBM Protected now available for BlackBerry Balance enabled devices

The last time we spoke with Jeff Gadway at the BlackBerry Security Summit, he gave us a bit of a walkthrough of BBM Protected and let us know it would be rolling out to more users very soon. That time has come and now BlackBerry has made BBM Protected available to BlackBerry Balance enabled devices. Today we started phase 2 of the BBM Protected roll out, adding support for BlackBerry...

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Vodafone Germany looks to be preparing for the BlackBerry Passport

Vodafone Germany looks to be preparing for the BlackBerry Passport

While its all been rather hush-hush when it comes to carriers who might be offering the BlackBerry Passport, it's looking as though Vodafone Germany is among the first to break the silence on the matter. Over at the Vodafone Germany forums, when questioned whether or not the carrier would eventually be offering the Passport, a forums moderator looked into the matter and came with the reply that...

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It's cookies galore in Agu's Adventure for BlackBerry 10

It's cookies galore in Agu's Adventure for BlackBerry 10

Not too long ago, BlackBerry World was invaded by an odd little alien named Agu. Initial reports cannot confirm whether this extraterrestrial being is hostile or not; but they do indicate that he has an extremely poor diet. Sure we've seen plenty of side scrolling runner/flyer games on our BlackBerry 10 smartphones but few are as odd as Agu's Adventure. This game is available on BlackBerry 10,...

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Deal of the Day: 84% off BlackBerry Mini-USB Car Charger

Deal of the Day: 84% off BlackBerry Mini-USB Car Charger

Whether you forgot to plug in at home or just want to conserve battery power when you're working from the road, this BlackBerry Mini-USB Car Charger makes sure your device always has enough life to get you through the day. The coiled-style cable conserves space and provide extra length for any passenger in the vehicle. Grab yours today for just $3.95!

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Head back to school in style with free accessories from ShopCrackBerry!

Head back to school in style with free accessories from ShopCrackBerry!

Summer is quickly drawing to an end, and that means it's time for students of all kinds to head back to school. Along with books and pencils, your BlackBerry is going to need some new gear too. Whether you're shopping for a spiffy Bluetooth alarm clock to get you out of bed on the right foot, a spare battery to get you through the day, or maybe a fantastic new case for your BlackBerry, you know...

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BBM for iOS gets updated - Tell your friends!

BBM iOS

Just a quick heads up for you BlackBerry users that have buddies using iPhones, iPads or iPods. You can spread the word to them that BBM for iOS has received a rather nice update bringing a host of new improvements. There's still no video chat available which is a shame, but good things come to those who wait. I just hope that wait isn't too long. With BlackBerry Messenger recently also...

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Update BaSA (Battery and System Analyzer) and get an app for free

BASA

If you're s user of BaSA (Battery and System Analyzer) on your BlackBerry 10 smartphone you'll be pleased to hear that version 1.0.0 has now been released into BlackBerry World. After more than a year in development and ten months of beta testing the developer would like to thank the CrackBerry community for all their help and feedback in the forums. As a small token of his appreciation he...

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Jeffrey Ait joins BlackBerry from Good Technology

Jeffrey Ait joins BlackBerry from Good Technology

Remember that Security Innovation Center in the Washington, D.C. Area that BlackBerry CEO John Chen began setting up? Well, we've not really heard a lot of news who exactly is running the show there but it seems BlackBerry has made at least one employee acquisition to help in that area that went relatively unnoticed, until today. Showing up on the Washington Business Journal's People on the...

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We take a closer look at Meetup for BlackBerry 10

Meetup App

Last week, we saw the launch of an unofficial but native Meetup application for BlackBerry 10 smartphones. We promised you an in-depth look at the application and we're doing just that. To be honest, I never used, nor have I even considered using the services of Meetup to discover and manage groups and events in my city. Sometimes, depending on your situation, you'll find it hard to do so; to...

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BlackBerry India offering 50% off on selected apps in BlackBerry World

For those of you who live in India and are looking to pick some great apps, BlackBerry World is the place the go. Right now, select apps in BlackBerry World have been dropped up to 50% off as part of the Independence Day celebrations. Camera+, InstaVenue, iGrann Pro, Fitness Tracker, Package Tracker Pro and more are among the apps available. You should be able to hit the link below and be taken...

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Evernote for BlackBerry 10 updated with bug fixes and dark theme

Evernote for BlackBerry 10 updated with bug fixes and dark theme

If you use Evernote on your BlackBerry 10 device, you'll want to load up BlackBerry World right now and grab the latest version available. A new update appearing as v5.3.1.467 has now arrived and is noted to bring bug fixes and improvements. I know, not a whole lot to go on but that's what they listed. In a quick run through of the updated version though, it seems as though they added a dark...

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CrackBerry Asks: Will you order the BlackBerry Passport ASAP?

BlackBerry Passport

For once BlackBerry seems to be getting some all-round good media coverage leading up to the launch of the company's new flagship device - the BlackBerry Passport. From a previous poll we ran a while back it seems that CrackBerry readers are very much more interested in the Passport than they are the Classic. Now, all being well (crosses fingers) we'll have our Passport review up around the...

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Deal of the Day: Seidio CONVERT Combo for BlackBerry Q10

Deal of the Day: Seidio CONVERT Combo for BlackBerry Q10

Eliminate the need for multiple cases with this CONVERT Combo for the BlackBerry Q10! The SURFACE Case is great for slim protection, but before jumping into outdoor activities add on the rugged skin and skeleton for extra shock absorption. The CONVERT Holster clips to your side and holds your Q10 with every layer of this combo safely and securely. This bundle is yours today for just $26.95!

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BlackBerry and the (TRA) Telecommunications Regulatory Authority team up in the UAE

BlackBerry and the (TRA) Telecommunications Regulatory Authority team up in the UAE

When it comes to good publicity things don't get that much better than when BlackBerry announces that they have entered into a new partnership with a government. That's what's happened over in the UAE as the Canadian company is going full steam ahead with the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority and BlackBerry 10. To most of us around the world this headline doesn't really stand out, but if...

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From the Editor's Desk: The CrackBerry Community

From the Editor's Desk: The CrackBerry Community

Weekends need to be longer. I think that's something we can all agree on. With that out of the way, it's time for another From the Editor's desk here at CrackBerry. This week I don't have much to say about BlackBerry specifically that hasn't already been touched on. Instead I'll be focusing a little on the great community we have here at CrackBerry and realistically stealing a bit from my...

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Snap v3 is coming - Here's a sneak peek!

Snap v3 is coming - Here's a sneak peek!

Although there's several ways to load Android apps onto your BlackBerry 10 device and come BlackBerry OS 10.3, the Amazon Appstore will be pre-loaded, Snap remains a favorite for BlackBerry users everywhere with well over 3 million Android apps downloaded through the app. The developer behind Snap, James Paul Muir, isn't worried about the Amazon Appstore and as such has been working away on...

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