BlackBerry announces the Z3 to launch in Hong Kong

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Hot off the press - as the BlackBerry Z3 makes it way through Asia, today sees the latest BlackBerry 10 handset announced for yet another country - this time in Hong Kong. The BlackBerry Z3 will be available to customers from July 8, 2014 through carrier 3 Hong Kong, and authorized partners including Broadway, Fortress, Wilson, Suning, Chung Yuen, Nuance Watson and CMK.   Gallant Leon,...

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Do you ever just download an app based on the icon?

Do you ever just download an app based on the icon?

Virtually all of the apps I download have a purpose (most are native), and whether for news, social media, gaming, productivity, etc., they add some real value to my Q10. There are a select few on there for a different reason, however. The sole purpose of their existence is to look good, because I really like the app icons. I've never even opened some, while others were briefly explored and...

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7Digital still working with BlackBerry on an alternative solution for music purchases

When BlackBerry announced they'd be shutting down the music, movie and TV show portion of BlackBerry World come July 21st, it left many folks wondering where they would turn to for those services. At the time, BlackBerry advised through the Amazon partnership and BlackBerry World third-party apps, consumers would now have even more options to choose from but it also appears the 'contract' with...

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Contest Winners: Waterproof accessory and exclusive Canadian cases!

Contest Winners: Waterproof accessory and exclusive Canadian cases!

It's the day you have all been anxiously waiting for! We have the winners from our last round of contests. This time we have a waterproof case from ShopCrackBerry as well as six exclusive Canadian BlackBerry 10 cases! We love to give stuff away, so be on the lookout for our next contest! Also, be sure to follow the CrackBerry BBM Channel (C00012B19), because we run some exclusive contests there...

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Hue Companion allows you to control your Philips Hue lights on BlackBerry 10

Have a set of Philips Hue lights in your home or elsewhere? If so, then you no doubt noticed there's not a lot of compatible apps for them on BlackBerry 10, let alone a native official app offered up by Philips. Thankfully, there's a lot of smart native BlackBerry devs out there and because of that, there's now a native solution filtering through BlackBerry World right now. With deep...

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Announcing the winner of our BlackBerry Passport or BlackBerry Classic IOU contest!

It's a wrap. With over 11,000 comments on our 'Win a BlackBerry Classic or Passport' contest, we've finally chosen the winner of an IOU for either device upon release and the lucky winner this time around is..... ryanlrobinson Congrats Ryan and a big shout out to all who entered. Ryan, at the moment has his eyes set on the BlackBerry Classic because it's a nice size but he could always...

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Share your favorite summer pics taken on your BlackBerry!

Share your favorite summer pics taken on your BlackBerry!

It's summer and that means lots of activities, adventures, BBQ's, beaches and fun in the sun. It also means a lot of pics are going to taken and in the forums, andreydagr8 had a great of sharing some of the best pics you've taken over the summer with your BlackBerry smartphones. Going on a sweet vacation? Take some pics while there and show us. Snapped some awesome pics at a event or concert?...

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Looking for a PDF, DjVu, TXT, and TIFF reader? Check out NSR Reader

Looking for a PDF, DjVu, TXT, and TIFF reader? Check out NSR Reader

There is no question that PDF's and readers have been around for many years whether on our computer or our portable devices. With all the documents amassed over the years there have been various options for viewing them. That is why when going through BlackBerry World and our forums I came across a third party viewer called NSR Reader. It allows you to view PDF, TIFF, and DjVu files with ease...

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FlyCraft Herbie: Crazy Machines all set to arrive on BlackBerry 10

FlyCraft Herbie: Crazy Machines all set to arrive on BlackBerry 10

If you're a fan of the original FlyCraft game and of course, its main character Herbie, then you're going to want to keep your eye on BlackBerry World over the next day or two. FlyCraft Herbie: Crazy Machines has been submitted to BlackBerry World and should be appearing soon. As a follow up to the original, you have to help little Herbie fly his crazy flying machines through the forest...

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

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

For today only, buy the BlackBerry Premium 1.8A Micro-USB In-Vehicle Charger and save 53% off the list price! Charge two devices on the go simultaneously with this OEM Premium In-Vehicle Charger. This compact design is great for any vehicle and it powers your device up to twice as fast as the standard car charger. The coiled-style cable makes it easy to store and to reach around to any...

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Google takes on Beats with Songza acquisition

Google takes on Beats with Songza acquisition

Google is taking on Apple's acquisition of Beats Music with its own acquisition of Songza, a streaming service that delivers "contextual expert-curated playlists" to listeners. Right now, Google is running Songza as a separate company, but Google Play revealed in a Google+ post that it expects to roll Songza's beloved features into Google Play. "We aren't planning any immediate changes to...

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T-Mobile CEO John Legere

Update: T-Mobile CEO John Legere has posted a public response to these claims, saying they are "unfounded and without merit." He goes on to talk about T-Mobile's proactive response to these issues as compared to the competition. You can find the full statement at the T-Mobile Newsroom Original story: The Federal Trade Commission says that T-Mobile has placed "hundreds of millions" of dollars...

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July 4th sale: Save 20% all week on all BlackBerry accessories at CrackBerry

While everyone in Canada right now is celebrating Canada Day, 4th of July is just right around the corner and to help kick off those celebrations, from now until July 7th you can save 20 percent on all BlackBerry accessories you purchase from CrackBerry. Whether it's a new Seidio Surface case for your BlackBerry Q10, a new 64GB SD Card for your BlackBerry Z30 or even some Bluetooth accessories...

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Deal of the Day: BlackBerry Leather Holster for Z10

Deal of the Day: BlackBerry Leather Holster for Z10

For today only, buy the BlackBerry Leather Holster for Z10 and save 58% off the list price! The BlackBerry Leather Holster is hand-crafted in genuine leather and has a soft inner lining for added protection. It also integrates power saving technology to help extend battery life. A durable 360 degree rotating belt clip and secure magnetic flap closure allows for a comfortable fit and easy...

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Microsoft adds new encryption support to OneDrive and Outlook.com

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Microsoft has announced it is adding new encryption support for its OneDrive cloud storage service and its Outlook.com email website, along with the opening of its first Transparency Center. For OneDrive, Microsoft says it is adding Perfect Forward Secrecy (PFS) encryption support. The company stated that this system will be available via the OneDrive.com website, along with its mobile apps...

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Devcellent Solutions apps on sale for Canada Day and Independence Day

Devcellent Solutions apps on sale for Canada Day and Independence Day

Devcellent Solutions is the creator of a bunch of cool apps for BlackBerry 10 and from Canada Day right through to Independence Day in the U.S., three apps from Devcellent will be on sale. It's a nice big slash down in price too, so if these apps are some that you've looked at before but thought the price was a tad too high, they're definitely worth a look now. Devcellent Solutions app sale...

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Skype is changing the way it charges VAT to EU customers

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Skype has announced that it is changing the way it charges VAT to EU customers. Instead of charging VAT when customers add credit, Skype will add the relevant taxes when you actually use the service to make a call or buy a new subscription. Until now, 15% VAT (8% for Swiss residents) was charged while purchasing credit, so if you were to buy €10 worth of credit, you would have been charged €...

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The top UK law firms are choosing BlackBerry 10 for its security features

The top UK law firms are choosing BlackBerry 10 for its security features

More good news on the enterprise side of things to start the week. BlackBerry UK have released the following press release and videos detailing how well BlackBerry 10 (BES10) is doing with law and accountancy companies. We all know that security is just one area where BlackBerry dominates the market and todays news just goes to show that BlackBerry is a long way from failing - although much of...

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#MobileFit podcast, Fitbit challenge winners announced and more!

#MobileFit podcast, Fitbit challenge winners announced and more!

June 2014 is coming to a close, which means #MobileFit is ending too. Or is it? We've got a podcast for you to check out below, we're announcing the winners of our Fitbit challenge and we've got some exciting new info about the future of #MobileFit. #MobileFit podcast   Listen Subscribe Subscribe in iTunes Subscribe in RSS Download Directly Follow on Twitter Hosts Adam Zeis Kevin...

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