BlackBerry India hosting BlackBerry Passport giveaway

BlackBerry India hosting BlackBerry Passport giveaway

If you live in India and want a chance to win a brand new BlackBerry Passport, you now have a chance to do so thanks to BlackBerry India. All you have to do is follow @BlackBerryIn on Twitter and answer a simple question they've set up via a Google Docs form and you're all set. You'll be entered to win a brand new BlackBerry Passport. Giveaway ends on Monday and is only open to India...

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Amazon matching ShopBlackBerry sale prices on the BlackBerry Passport

Amazon matching ShopBlackBerry sale prices on the BlackBerry Passport

Earlier we let you know that ShopBlackBerry had posted up their Valentine's Day sale on the BlackBerry Passport, but it seems as though that's not the only place to get the deal. If you live in the U.S. and would prefer to order your device from Amazon, you're in luck. They've now matched the pricing on Amazon.com, so you have the option of ordering from ShopBlackBerry or Amazon. Sadly, it...

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New BBM beta brings picture sharing in groups, read receipt for file transfers

Although the majority of users won't be able to take advantage of this one just yet, a new limited BBM beta has been released to the BlackBerry Beta Zone that brings with it some new features for groups and file transfers. Share Pictures in BBM Group Chats – we know this is one you have been waiting for! In the middle of a Group Chat and have the perfect picture to share in the moment? Now,...

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Subway icon set from Pixle now available for free on Github

Subway icon set

If you're building an app one of the key elements of that app is the icons you use and, of course, you always want those to look good as they help end-users navigate their way and make your app look great. You could have the best app in the world, if it looks like crap, no one will care. One icon set often seen in BlackBerry 10 apps is Subway from Pixle which was previously offered through...

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Valentine's Day Apps and Games sale

It's almost Valentine's Day and to help celebrate the occasion BlackBerry is hosting a Valentine's Day Apps and Game sale through BlackBerry World where several of both have been reduced in price. The apps will vary depending on your location, device (and OS) but there's plenty to choose from including some favorites. Sketch Book - Draw, Sketch, Paint, Express yourself Beautifully - $1.99...

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Snap v3 Beta 2 now available for download

Snap v3 Beta 2 now available for download

Although the announcement of a new release on Tuesday hit some snags, Red Light of Love has now been updated and you'll find Snap v3 beta 2 now available for download and it's packed with quite a few changes even from the previous release. Looking for the change log? Jump below and have a look for yourself. Changes Fixed encoding issues for non-latin character sets Fixed Share/Open in...

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Buy a BlackBerry Passport and save $100 from now until Feb. 16

Buy a BlackBerry Passport and save $100 from now until Feb. 16

BlackBerry is selling the unlocked black, white and red versions of the BlackBerry Passport for $100 less in a special online Valentine's Day sales promotion. The sales event will end on Monday. Feb. 16. Both the black and the white versions of the Passport are on sale for just $499, while the red version is currently $599 during this event. Canadians can also save some money; the black and...

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Work Wide updated to support all BlackBerry 10 smartphones

Work Wide

A new update to Work Wide has now landed in BlackBerry World and it's one I'm sure a lot of folks will appreciate. After the initial launch of the app for the BlackBerry Passport, many people requested that the app make the transition to other BlackBerry 10 smartphones and that's exactly what this version brings, along with some improvements for those already running the app. We've got a list...

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Receive 50% off this 2-pack of anti-glare screen protectors today for BlackBerry Z10

Tru Protection has utilized the highest grade materials and cutting-edge technology to create a screen film worthy of protecting your BlackBerry Z10. Equipped with a high-gloss crystal finish that's specially formulated for the display, installation is simple with an innovative static cling adhesive and a precise die-cut fit. Yours today for only $9.95

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Insta10 gets rebranded in the BlackBerry Beta Zone to inst4gran

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For you BlackBerry 10 Instagram users that have been testing out Insta10, the latest third party app to grace the BlackBerry Beta Zone, you'll be interested to hear about the most recent update, which not only brings us more fixes, but also a brand new name. Inst4gran is the new name and although I was pretty keen on the original I can see why the developers have made the switch. Since the...

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Modern Combat 5: Blackout arrives on BlackBerry World

Modern Combat 5: Blackout arrives on BlackBerry World

Looking for a first-person shooter game for your BlackBerry 10 smartphone? Well, Gameloft might have just what you're looking for via Modern Combat 5: Blackout, which has now arrived on BlackBerry World. The story begins in Venice, Italy where Phoenix, the main character of the game, is sent on a special operation to secure a transport of WMDs from a particularly well-armed terrorist group and...

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Telegram BlackBerry 10 $50,000 app contest winners announced

Telegram

Back in November of last year, we let you all know about a developer contest being held by Telegram wherein they would be giving away in total $50,000 to bring their cloud-based mobile and desktop messaging app to the BlackBerry 10 platform. That contest is now over and two developers won the first prize of $10,000 each while another four developers won the second prize, $5,000 each. So who won...

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Hands-on with SketchBook for BlackBerry 10

Hands-on with SketchBook for BlackBerry 10

Not too long ago we took a look at SketchBook which provides users a way to create their own beautiful drawings and sketches on their BlackBerry. It does so by providing them with a variety of tools, including different pens and palettes, with which you can express your thoughts and ideas in a quick and efficient manner. Now that the latest update is available which adds support for the...

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QNX to showcase products at Embedded World 2015

QNX to showcase products at Embedded World 2015

Embedded World 2015 takes place in Nuremberg, Germany on February 24 - 26th and QNX will be there to showcase their technology through customer products for medical, automotive, the home and more. The list below highlights what all will be featured at the event, but keen eyes will notice the fact QNX plans to showcase a brand new QNX product in an automotive demo with Texas Instruments. The...

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David Kleidermacher joins BlackBerry as Chief Security Officer

David Kleidermacher joins BlackBerry as Chief Security Officer

BlackBerry has now announced they've signed on David Kleidermacher as Chief Security Officer where he will oversee security-specific research, product development and be in charge of BlackBerry's product certification and approval program. Mr. Kleidermacher most recently served as Chief Technology Officer at Green Hills Software. He holds patents and patents pending in the areas of software...

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Another app giveaway - 2000 free copies of Stickers++

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If you're a big fan of BBM Stickers and would like to share stickers within other apps you've come to the right place. Stickers++ does just that and we've 2000 copies going free if you want to give it a go. Stickers++ for BlackBerry 10 is quite unique in the fact that it allows you to share within a selection of apps. These include: WhatsApp, BBM, Viber, Skype, SMS, Email, updating status on...

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Snap v3 Beta sees over 11,000 downloads in the first 24 hours

Snap v3 sees over 11,000 downloads in the first 24 hours

With Snap v3 now out in beta form, the developer has decided to drop a note sharing some of the statistics on downloads 24 hours after its release. According to a new blog post over at Red Light of Love, Snap v3 was downloaded over 11,000 (11,500 to be precise) times and there was over 200 emails generated from user feedback. The first beta of Snap v3 brought an overwhelming response from...

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BlackBerry OS 10.3.1.2267 autoloaders now available for download

If you follow OS leak news, then chances are you already have this OS loaded and can move on about your business. However, if you're not as familiar with loading OS leaks or decided that the process of loading OS 10.3.1.2267 without the help of autoloaders was just too much hassle then this is the post for you. If you head on into the CrackBerry Forums right now, you will find autoloaders...

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Qualcomm

Qualcomm has now confirmed a previous report from this morning that it has entered into a settlement with the government of China's National Development and Reform Commission to settle an antitrust dispute. The amount of the settlement will be 6.088 billion Chinese Yuan Renminbi, or about $975 million. China claimed that after a 14-month investigation, it found that Qualcomm engaged in anti-...

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