Inst10 v2.1.0.1 has arrived with multiple bug fixes including image quality improvements

For those of you out there using Inst10 as your Instagram app of choice on BlackBerry 10, you'll want to fire up BlackBerry World and get the latest version downloaded. Noted as being v2.1.0.1, this release includes multiple bug fixes include greatly improved upload image quality, fixes for login issues and more. We've got the full list of improvements for you all to review. Greatly Improved...

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QNX-powered Ford Sync 3 infotainment system launching on 2016 Escape and Fiesta

Ford unveiled its brand-new QNX powered Sync 3 infotainment system late last year and while it has been a bit of a wait, they've now announced the first batch of vehicles to come loaded with the new technology. Arriving this summer on the 2016 Ford Escape and Fiesta, Sync 3 has been designed to work along the same lines as your phone or tablet, with plenty of big icons and swipe navigation...

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OS 10.3.2.798 update files for all BlackBerry 10 devices now available

While BlackBerry has announced the official roll out of BlackBerry 10.3.2, there's already another OS available for download that's slightly higher than what BlackBerry is delivering officially. The 10.3.2 update officially arriving on BlackBerry 10 smartphones varies a bit, but the highest release appears to be OS 10.3.2.680 (Software version 10.3.2.440) but savvy users looking to live a...

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BlackBerry 10.3.2 and Blend 1.2 will make their way to all BlackBerry 10 devices

All BlackBerry 10 users will be excited to find out that their devices will be receiving BlackBerry OS 10.3.2, along with BlackBerry Blend 1.2. In a post on their official blog, BlackBerry has announced that 'over the coming weeks' users will begin seeing the software update hitting their devices. With these new updates, users will notice enhancements across their device, as well as...

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Vodafone's new PAYG bundles offer generous 4G allowances from just £10

Vodafone's new PAYG bundles offer generous 4G allowances from just £10

Vodafone today launched Big Value Bundles on Pay As You Go, offering generous calls, SMS allowances and 4G access for those who top-up by £10 or more. Vodafone will be throwing in unlimited SMS, minutes and capped 4G data at certain price points. Simply pick up a SIM, throw it into your phone and top-up when you feel like doing so. For the unlimited calls and messages, you'll need to top-up...

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BBM for Android beta gets Material Design update

BBM for Android beta gets Material Design update

Last week BlackBerry teased something new was coming and while there was much speculation over what it would be, we can now put it to rest. As noted on the Inside BlackBerry blog, a new beta is filtering through the Beta Zone for those making use of an Android device and beta testing BBM that finally brings Android Material Design to the app, something BlackBerry committed to bringing several...

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BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - Input

BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - Input

Did you miss out on checking out BerryFlow Upstream live? If so, you can now watch the replay or download the audio. This week was pretty awesome as we took the majority of the topic list from viewers and rolled with it, which made for some interesting conversation. Discussion List Crew Top App / Devices What Should BB Invest In Outside of Handsets? Brillo vs Ion Future IoT Platformers...

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Grand River Hospital chooses BBM Protected and BES12

Today at the eHealth Conference, BlackBerry announced that Grand River Hospital has chosen BBM Protected and BES12 to enable secure communications for their clinicians and staff. Grand River Hospital has a mixed mobile deployment model, with corporate-deployed BlackBerry devices for management and staff and a bring-your-own-device (BYOD) model for their physicians and remaining staff. "We...

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Messenger for Facebook out of beta and available from BlackBerry World

Messenger for Facebook out of beta and available from BlackBerry World

We have only just seen an update to the beta build but it seems it was stable enough that a release has just been made to the masses and the app is now available from BlackBerry World. The version is the newly revamped and updated UI build that went through BlackBerry Beta Zone. While, the native Facebook app still does Facebook chat, I've been trying this out and it's pretty sleek and fast and...

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BlackBerry and Typo have reached a settlement

BlackBerry and Typo have reached a settlement in the case against Typo for the blatant attempts at copying BlackBerry's iconic keyboard design. The two companies have seen each other in court before, but this settlement could mark the end of that. Some of the terms of the agreement include: As part of the settlement, Typo Products LLC, Typo Innovations LLC, Show Media LLC, Hallier...

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OEM Soft Shell for the BlackBerry Classic

The last BlackBerry OEM Soft Shell Case I had was for my BlackBerry Q10 and when I got the BlackBerry Classic I just had to get a Soft Shell Case for it too. They have a slim profile, adding no bulk at all and it gives you sufficient protection. These are the types of cases I go for as I have small hands and don't want to add too much bulk. The Soft Shell design of the BlackBerry Classic...

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Grab a Telus BlackBerry Q5 from Best Buy Canada for only $99

Grab a Telus BlackBerry Q5 from Best Buy Canada for only $99

If you live in Canada and are looking to move into a new BlackBerry 10 device or are just looking to pick up a spare for those 'just in case' moments, you might want to head to Best Buy. Right now, the retailer is offering the BlackBerry Q5 for only $99 with no contract. That certainly beats the $299 pricing on ShopBlackBerry. The device is notably TELUS branded but when unlocked is...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for May 29, 2015

BlackBerry App Roundup for May 29, 2015

Howdy CrackBerry nation! Hope you all are ready for the weekend. This week has just flown by and I just do not know where to begin. Bla1ze kicked things off with his From the Editor's Desk that discussed a variety of topics including the latest takeover rumors, BlackBerry layoffs, and a new book called Losing the Signal from the writers behind a Globe and Mail extensive report on BlackBerry. If...

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John Chen discusses privacy, security and BlackBerry's hardware business

If there is anything we've learned about John Chen in the 18 months since his joining BlackBerry as CEO, it's that he has a plan, and it's a plan he's sticking to it. Granted, not everyone might agree with that plan or believe that it will turn out in his favor, but it's a plan nonetheless. A new interview with Maria Bartiromo appearing on USA Today sees BlackBerry CEO John Chen lay out the...

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BBM beta for BlackBerry 10 and iOS updated in the Beta Zone

BBM beta for BlackBerry 10 and iOS updated in the Beta Zone

Aside from their teasing of something new coming on Twitter, the BBM team has also gone ahead and released two new BBM beta versions into the BlackBerry Beta Zone. Between the two new releases, there's ultimately two new features that have been added overall. We've got the rundown for each release. BlackBerry 10 This beta version of BBM introduces: Status Publisher on Feeds Tab: reading...

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Cast for BlackBerry 10 updated with new UI, improved search, and, better controls

It has been a while since we have seen an update for Cast, and this is one you do not want to miss. Not only does it correct the Google API issues, but offers bug fixes, a UI overhaul, and more. If you are not familiar with Cast, it is a native application that supports Casting YouTube videos on your BlackBerry 10 device to your Chromecast. The application itself is easy to use and can be set...

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Browsie Browser adds BlackBullet support, faster start up, bug fixes, and more in latest update

As someone who is constantly on her phone and browsing the web, I not only use the native browser but third-party applications as well to help me with my daily fix. One such browser is Browsie Browser which is chock-full of features and options to give you a smooth way to open and search webpages. Upon firing up my BlackBerry, I saw that the developer released a new version in BlackBerry World...

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Candy Crush Soda Saga bursts its way into Amazon's Appstore

Candy Crush Soda Saga now available in the Amazon Appstore

Whether you have five minutes or two hours to kill, Candy Crush Soda Saga is an extremely addictive way to do so. The game has made its way over to the Amazon Appstore, and is now available as a free download. Featuring 390 levels, new candies, more combinations, and challenging game modes, Candy Crush Soda Saga can provide countless hours of fun. The app is now available for BlackBerry users...

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Mobile Nations Community Update, May 2015

Mobile Nations Community Update, May 2015

Mobile Nations Community Update It's the end of the month, and that can only mean one thing: It's time for the Mobile Nations Community Update! As always, we're about to take a look at the happenings around our network, including Android Central, Connectedly, CrackBerry, iMore, and Windows Central. May is truly coming to a close with a roar, and there's a LOT...

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White BlackBerry Leap available in more regions

If you have been holding out for the white version of the BlackBerry Leap, you may now be able to order one. BlackBerry has been selling the white variant in the US and Canada for a few weeks now, but they have just added a few additional countries to the list. Customers in the UK, France, and Germany can now place orders for the BlackBerry Leap in white right from ShopBlackBerry. Pricing for...

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