Deal of the Day: BlackBerry Premium Micro-USB 1.8A Charger

Deal of the Day: BlackBerry Premium Micro-USB 1.8A Charger

For today only, buy the BlackBerry Premium Micro-USB 1.8A Charger and save 58 percent! Use this mobile charger at home, the office, the airport or anywhere life takes you! The six-foot power cable maximizes flexibility and the folding-blade design makes it easy to store in your bag, purse or pocket. List Price: $39.99   Today Only: $16.95 Learn More and Buy Now   Canada Deal: BlackBerry...

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BBM private beta appears to have arrived on Windows Phone Store

BBM private beta appears to have arrived on Windows Phone Store

BlackBerry hasn't really kept the fact that BBM is coming to Windows Phone a secret. In fact, they've made several announcements on the matter with the most recent noting Windows Phone users would indeed be able to download the app at some point in 'July'. Of course, some beta testing has to occur before a roll out of the app happens and it seems that's possibly already underway as BBM has been...

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BlackBerry highlights why the Passport just might be the device for you!

While some folks are already sold on the BlackBerry Passport and will be picking one up as soon as possible, there are still plenty of folks out there that seem to be on the fence about the device, and understandably so. It's new, it's different, and takes a different approach to the smartphone. In an effort to help push even more folks towards the Passport, BlackBerry has taken to their own...

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BlackBerry sets the facts straight about agreement with Volkswagen Infotainment

For the past few days now there has been a flurry of news floating around surrounding BlackBerry and their agreement with Volkswagen Infotainment. Last week, Volkswagen issued a press release stating they would be taking over BlackBerry's European research and development centre in Bochum. We never wrote about it because there was a lot of information left out of the very simple press release...

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I'm fairly sure most folk have used IMDB at some point or another to find out about a movie or a particular actor/actress. Although the BlackBerry 10 browser does a great job there's also the native BlackBerry app to use thanks to S4BB. Available currently for free from the BlackBerry Beta Zone, Search for IMDB gives you all the information right at your fingertips and in a form that us...

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BlackBerry Q10, Q5, and Z30 win Red Dot design awards

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On top of being the hugely functional devices we know and love, the BlackBerry Q10, BlackBerry Q5, and BlackBerry Z30 are also earning accolades for design. All three just won Red Dot Awards when faced with a pool of over 4,800 entrants and a panel of 40 design experts judging every aspect of the products. BlackBerry won the same award for the BlackBerry Z10 last year. Brian Paschke, Senior...

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Deal of the Day: Seidio Spring Clip Holster for BlackBerry Q10

Deal of the Day: Seidio Spring Clip Holster for BlackBerry Q10

For today only, grab the Seidio Spring Clip Holster for BlackBerry Q10 and save 43 percent! This Spring Clip Holster holds your BlackBerry Q10 securely in place, and then lifts for quick access. Both the felt liner and the face-in design protect your screen from scratches and the rear clip can be rotated in both vertical and horizontal positions. List Price: $29.95   Today Only: $16.95 Learn...

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Vodafone launches WorldTraveller to eliminate international roaming costs

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After slashing roaming costs earlier this year, Vodafone is now rolling out a new deal that allows customers to continue using their plan while abroad for £5 a day. Dubbed WorldTraveller, the deal lets you use our current allowance of texts, voice and data when you travel to the USA, India, Australia, New Zealand, Egypt, Ghana, Qatar and South Africa. Should you exceed your quota while...

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Protect your BlackBerry Q10 with the Case Mate Tough Case

Protect your BlackBerry Q10 with the Case Mate Tough Case

I have been using cases on and off lately, not really settling on one. I love the feel of a naked BlackBerry but I am prone to dropping them and so I look to protect it. The latest case to don my BlackBerry Q10 is the Case Mate Tough Case. The last case I put on my Q10 was the BlackBerry Soft Shell case which also meant it fit in nicely into the Q10 Leather Holster. I thought I'd try a more...

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TSA will require devices to be charged on international, U.S.-bound flights

As part of new security protocol at foreign airports, the United States Transportation Security Administration will require cell phones and select electronic devices to be fully charged with the ability to be powered on when going through security screening. The TSA says that devices that won't power on will not be allowed on flights headed to the U.S. The increased security measure arises...

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We totally wouldn't mind if the white BlackBerry Passport looked like this

BlackBerry CEO John Chen has already let it be known there is a white version of the BlackBerry Passport that's going to be released. In all the leaks though, we've not seen the white version at all but this image is floating around the internet giving us an idea of what the white one possibly could look like and I have to say, it's pretty awesome looking. To be clear, we're not saying this is...

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5 quick tips to get the most out of your BlackBerry Z3 battery

BlackBerry Z3

If you've picked up a BlackBerry Z3 as your smartphone of choice, chances are that the battery life probably won't be an issue as it comes packing one of a reasonable size - 2500mAh. Saying that though, there's nothing worse than running out of juice and as the Z3 battery is non-removable it's worth tweaking the settings to maximize things. We all use our BlackBerry in different ways so...

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Swich wireless charger base looks for funding via Kickstarter

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A company called Lutman Design is seeking funds, via a Kickstarter campaign, for Swich, a wireless charger base for smartphones that use the Qi standard. The Verizon Wireless version of the BlackBerry Z30 supports Qi wireless chargers, and other smartphones can be adapted to use wireless charging via third party cases. Lutman claims that Swich is different than other charging stations due to...

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Accessory Roundup - Enter to win an Edifier Tick Tock Bluetooth Clock

Accessory Roundup - Enter to win an Edifier Tick Tock Bluetooth Clock

Even though it's summer on this side of the planet, most of us still have places to be, which means we can't just sleep all the time! I personally always use Bedside Mode at night on my BlackBerry. My phone is my alarm clock, and that way I don't get bothered with notifications all night and my alarm wakes me up on time every day. Taking things one step further, the very cool Edifier Tick Tock...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for July 4, 2014

BlackBerry App Roundup for July 4, 2014

Howdy CrackBerry nation! Today is Independence Day in the US, so I send you my best wishes for the holiday weekend. For all of our Canadian readers, I hope you enjoyed Canada Day. Don't forget to check out the July 4th sale at the CrackBerry store for 20% off all accessories. We all know you are here to see what this week's picks are so let's get back to the show shall we. Each app or game can...

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BlackBerry in India to launch healthcare services program

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A new report confirms that BlackBerry plans to help launch a new healthcare services program in India that will be designed to link thousands of medical devices together. The Economic Times quotes Sunil Lalvani, the managing director of BlackBerry India, as saying, "We are running trials with multiple hospitals in India. It includes integration with different hospital information systems as...

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New BlackBerry Link update for Mac and Windows now available

New BlackBerry Link update for Mac and Windows now available

We've been waiting to post this all day because the url to the Mac version was broken but now that that has been fixed, we can finally let you all know BlackBerry Link has been updated. On Windows, BlackBerry Link has been updated to v1.2.3.56 while on Mac it has been updated to v1.2.1.18. Unfortunately, BlackBerry pushed this one out with a standard change log for v1.2 which simply says it...

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Disney's Frozen sticker pack now available in the BBM Shop

Disney's Frozen sticker pack now available in the BBM Shop

If you're looking to liven up your BBM with some new stickers, Disney has just pushed the Frozen sticker pack to the BBM Shop and all the expected characters are in place. Just as with most other sticker packs available on BBM, this one has pricing set at $1.99 for 24 stickers. Not one I'm interested but I'm sure many others have been waiting for this one to arrive. You can load up the BBM Shop...

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Top photo editing apps for BlackBerry 10

Top photo editing apps for BlackBerry 10

Now that summer is officially here with holidays and vacation approaching we all look to whip out our cameras or smartphones to capture those special moments no matter where we are. Since the day I picked up my first BlackBerry, the camera has always functioned as main camera more than the point and click ones I've owned and even more than my DSLR. Being able to point, shoot, and edit an image...

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