Deal of the Day: MYBAT Hard Shell Case for BlackBerry Q10

Deal of the Day: MYBAT Hard Shell Case for BlackBerry Q10

For today only, purchase the MYBAT Hard Shell Case for BlackBerry Q10 and save 80% off the list price! This durable polycarbonate case is designed specifically for the BlackBerry Q10 and shields against drops and scratches all while keeping an extremely slim profile. There are even cut outs for all of the device's features, leaving the screen exposed for full functionality. List Price: $19.95...

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How to use NFC tags with your BlackBerry 10 phone

How to use NFC tags with your BlackBerry 10 phone

Back when we were all still using legacy BlackBerry devices we took a look at using NFC with supported devices. While we've had a look at using NFC to share files and photos with others there are many uses. BlackBerry 10 has a great app called Smart Tags which you can use to create your own tags. It's not a new app but we haven't taken the time to look at the app before, so join me as we create...

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European Union vote clears the way to end roaming charges

Free roaming within the European Union is a step closer today, after the European parliament voted in favor of laws that would abolish roaming fees between EU member states, as part of a package of telecom reforms. The package, originally proposed by EU lawmaker Neelie Kroes, moves Europe closer to a single market for mobile communication, especially with the recent arrival of 4G LTE roaming...

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Vodafone

If you're currently a Vodafone customer in Europe it seems the network are striving to compete against their rivals in a big way. Things are kicking off in the UK with 1400 jobs being created via 150 new stores opening up. This new boost is part of a £1 billion investment which to cut a long story short is to try and get Vodafone's market share back to where it was - as they are now sitting...

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Temple Run: Brave lands on BlackBerry World for BlackBerry 10

Temple Run: Brave lands on BlackBerry World for BlackBerry 10

If you're a Temple Run fan, you can now finally grab Temple Run: Brave from BlackBerry World if you have a BlackBerry 10 smartphone. The Brave version is of course based on the Disney / Pixar movie Brave so it's a bit different from the original version of Temple Run but it's a nice twist on the original. Introducing ARCHERY – tap targets to shoot a bullseye and earn extra coins New, amazing...

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BlackBerry offering T-Mobile customers $100 off BlackBerry purchases at ShopBlackBerry

Although many folks are still trying to determine whether or not BlackBerry’s not renewing T-Mobile US’s license to sell BlackBerry products when the license expires on April 25 of this year is a good thing or not, BlackBerry is already moving on. Emails are being sent out today pretty much summing up the announcement as it was written in the press release, advising customers that...

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Now that the PlayBook is officially dead, which non-BlackBerry tablet would you buy next?

Now that the BlackBerry PlayBook is officially done with (for real this time), many users are left wondering what their best option for a tablet may be. In fact, the first email I read this morning was from my older brother, asking me what tablet he should replace his PlayBook with. And reading through the CrackBerry forums shortly after, I came across this thread where the question was posed...

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Accessory Roundup - Enter to win a pair of Blue Tiger SoundTRAX headphones

I am all about having a solid set of headphones when I'm on the road. I don't travel often, but when I do I want to bury myself in some good tunes and go about my business. Alternatively, having a good pair of earbuds at the ready is key for me as well — be it listening to a podcast on my BlackBerry or maybe just some quick video editing when I'm out in public, I like to have a pair in my bag...

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Web browsing just got a bit more funky with Alpha Browser for BlackBerry 10

Web browsing just got a bit more funky with Alpha Browser for BlackBerry 10

If you're looking to spice things up a bit when it comes to web browsing on your BlackBerry 10 device then Alpha Browser is a fine place to start. The 'Built for BlackBerry' browser offers some nice features that the native one doesn't, although I suspect many folks will be more than happy with the default one from BlackBerry. But choices are always good and Alpha Browser is packed full of...

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Deal of the Day: BlackBerry Leather Holster for Q10

Deal of the Day: BlackBerry Leather Holster for Q10

For today only, purchase the BlackBerry Leather Holster for Q10 and save 53% 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 personal wearing preference...

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First renders of the reversible USB 3.1 cable released

First renders of the reversible USB 3.1 cable leak

We’ve become accustomed to knowing one end of a USB cable has to go into a computer or charger, and the other end goes into your phone, but there is a future where you can use either end in either thingie, and this is what that utopian paradise looks like. The USB Implementers Forum is showing off two USB 3.1 connector standards today. Type-C shows off a design similar to the microUSB format...

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Stock Talk: BlackBerry’s situation for the next year

Stock Talk: BlackBerry’s situation for the next year

Last Friday we had a chance to look at the Q4 financials for BlackBerry, and the CrackBerry team held a podcast to talk about it. Were we all doom and gloom? I don’t think it was quite that negative, but we are keeping it balanced and considering the good and bad areas of the business when we talk. No sugar coating. Over the weekend I did some more thinking about BlackBerry, while enjoying...

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UK opening up payments via mobile numbers this month

UK Money

The Payments Council, which supervises banking transactions within the UK, has today announced ‘Paym’. This new service will enable account-holders to pay friends, family or other parties without having to abstract bank details and other personal information. Simply using a mobile number, UK consumers can wire funds in no time at all. Think of it as a unique account number all your contacts...

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Angry Birds Go receives a new snow theme, karts and more

Angry Birds Go

If you're an Angry Birds Go fan you'll want to hit up BlackBerry World where there is a nice update waiting for your BlackBerry 10 smartphone. In true Rovio fashion they have updated the game with a selection of new items including Karts, telepods, daily rewards and best of all - a new theme. The game is pretty action packed and if you haven't given it a try now could well be the perfect time...

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T-Mobile

We may have had to deal with the usual April articles yesterday, but one that stood out from all the jokes was T-Mobile’s plans to scrap corporate discount from Simple Choice plans. The mobile network has today confirmed a partial reversal, allowing only existing customers to retain their discount. Sorry, new subscribers. Those who take out new rate plans will be met with a T-Mobile gift card...

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BlackBerry and T-Mobile U.S. to end licensing agreement

BlackBerry and T-Mobile U.S. to end licensing agreement

To say the relationship between BlackBerry and T-Mobile has been strained lately is a bit of an understatement, but the latest news coming from Waterloo is something I'm sure we can all agree is a bit unexpected. BlackBerry has now announced that as of April 25th, 2014, it will not renew the T-Mobile U.S., Inc. license to sell BlackBerry products.  BlackBerry has had a positive relationship...

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Watch ABC

Dish and Disney have reached a distribution deal that will allow subscribers to watch Disney content on their computers and mobile devices. Using apps found in Apple's App Store, Google Play, the Amazon Appstore (which works great on BB10 devices) and the Windows store, viewers will be able to watch live programming from ABC Family, Disney Channel and Disney XD, as well as live network...

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WWE Superstars stickers available as a free download in BBM for a limited time!

Although it was covered in the press release, we know not everyone reads through the full articles. So as a reminder in case you missed it, with the new BBM rolling out today if you're a fan of the WWE or wrestling in general make sure you grab the WWE Superstars sticker pack that's available as a free download for a limited time. There's a little something for everyone in it whether you're a...

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A must-watch enthusiastic review of the BlackBerry Z30!

A must-watch enthusiastic review of the BlackBerry Z30!

Back in February, Dan Nessel from DadDoes.com accepted the challenge to put down his iPhone 5 and pick up the BlackBerry Z30 for 7 days. Unsurprisingly to BlackBerry fans, Dan walked away from the test really appreciating the BlackBerry Z30 and the timesaving features offered up by BlackBerry 10. Now Dan is back with another look at the Z30, this time following the big upgrade to OS 10.2.1,...

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