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Sign Up for BlackBerry KEYone Updates - We'll let you know big KEYone news, including when and where you can buy it, and if a CrackBerry Meetup is coming to a city near you! The BlackBerry KEYone is almost here, and we can't wait. BlackBerry Mobile unveiled the device at Mobile World Congress 2017 and let the world know it will be available globally starting in April. Until then we're going to...

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A passion for hardware and having strong products is key for BlackBerry Mobile

When it was announced that TCL would be licensing the BlackBerry brand to create BlackBerry Mobile, many folks were wondering what BlackBerry Mobile could do with the brand that BlackBerry could not and what the markers for success would be once things began rolling. In a new interview with TCL's Nicolas Zibell from Chris Foxx at the BBC, we finally get some answers to those questions. For...

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Meet the KEYone at a casual CrackBerry meetup in Toronto this Saturday!

Updated: We now have a venue! The come and go meetup will be at O'Grady's on Church on the second floor. Live in the Toronto area? BlackBerry fan past, present or future? Want to get a first look at the new BlackBerry KEYone before anybody else? Free Saturday night? If yes, Keep Reading! I'll be flying home from Barcelona tomorrow and spending the weekend in Toronto. While I'm there -- with a...

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BlackBerry KEYone scores plenty of awards at Mobile World Congress!

Going into Mobile World Congress 2017, we had a pretty good feeling folks would be impressed with the BlackBerry KEYone and as it turns out, that feeling was pretty spot on. As MWC2017 comes to a close, the time has come for the awards portion of the show to take place and it's fair to say the BlackBerry KEYone has been cleaning up. Many outlets have chosen the device as their Best Of,...

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BB Merah Putih built BlackBerry-branded device now has a name - BB Aurora

Following the images of the first BB Merah Putih built BlackBerry-branded device appearing, it seems as though Indonesian retailer Elevenia has outed the go to market name of the device as well. According to a small pre-order listing on their site, the device when released will be called the BlackBerry Aurora and is expected to arrive on March 3, though, we've heard a date slightly later than...

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Latest BBM release delivers a new look and feel, Chat API, spam reporting and more!

If you're not already on the latest release of BBM for Android and iOS, now is a great time to go ahead and get yourself updated. The latest versions available through Google Play and the App Store have gone through some significant changes there's plenty of new features and additions for you to check out. We've been hard at work here at BBM over the last few months working on this latest...

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This portable Bluetooth speaker is just $19.87 today

Bluetooth speakers are a great way to play music loudly while on the go, and the Boombotix Boombot Mini is a great option for doing it. The speaker has a clip for keeping it in place, and is small so you can carry it around easily, and right now you can pick one up for just $19.87.

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Alleged images of new BB Merah Putih BlackBerry-branded device emerge

Alleged images of new BB Merah Putih BlackBerry-branded device emerge

While much of the focus has been on the BlackBerry KEYone built by BlackBerry Mobile, alleged new images of the device better known as BBC100-1 built by PT BB Merah Putih for the Indonesian market have now emerged. These images detail a lower-end product that's built keenly for the market. Previous rumors have this device running a Snapdragon 425 clocked at 1.4 GHz and sporting a large, 5.5-...

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Fingerprint Cards powers the in-keyboard fingerprint sensor on the BlackBerry KEYone

Although BlackBerry Mobile didn't spend any time talking about the fingerprint sensor on the BlackBerry KEYone during the launch at Mobile World Congress 2017, most CrackBerry readers I'm sure, know it's there and built right into the keyboard and if you don't, well you do now. Given the few details offered up, and the uniqueness of it being built into the keyboard, I began wondering who...

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Prepare for your Project Management certification for just $49

Are you a project manager looking to build on your skill set and increase your earning potential? There's always a demand for project managers across all types of industry — as long as you've got the proper certifications. Perhaps you've heard of the Project Management Institute, a nonprofit organization that helps to set the standard practices for project management around the world. Get...

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Relax, the BlackBerry KEYone does have an RGB LED indicator

Relax, the BlackBerry KEYone does have an RGB LED indicator

Believe it or not, one of the top questions asked about the BlackBerry KEYone has been whether or not it actually has an RGB LED indicator. For those who still doubt it is there and somehow seemingly avoided all the proof showing it off, we can assure you it is. In fact, it's insanely bright too! There is no way you're going to miss it. But wait? Didn't the BlackBerry Mobile site say it was...

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Unlocked Mobiles UK now taking pre-orders for the BlackBerry KEYone!

Unlocked Mobiles UK now taking pre-orders for the BlackBerry KEYone!

For BlackBerry fans in the UK looking to get their hands on a brand new BlackBerry KEYone as soon as possible, the folks at Unlocked Mobiles have now started taking pre-orders. At this point, they have the pricing set at £494.98 including VAT and the expected time of shipment is currently set for April 10. As with all pre-orders, things are subject to change, so keep that in mind if you...

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The BlackBerry KEYone will be available from TELUS starting in April

The BlackBerry KEYone will be available from TELUS starting in April

If you're a TELUS customer looking to get your hands on a BlackBerry KEYone, you won't have to wonder if TELUS will be offering the device. The Canadian carrier has let it be known they will have the device available to customers starting in April. At this point, TELUS has not committed to any exact date or pricing but, just knowing the BlackBerry KEYone will be available is news enough to get...

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From the Editor's Desk: KEYone Keynote

HELLO from Barcelona! If you're reading this and have been following along all month as we celebrate 10 Years of CrackBerry, you understand that it's been a crazy couple of days. A lot has happened in the past 48 hours. The BlackBerry "Mercury" was officially unveiled as the BlackBerry KEYone, at an event I had the honor of participating in. And we celebrated our 10th anniversary in style...

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And the winner of an IOU for a BlackBerry KEYone from CrackBerry Kevin is...

And the winner of an IOU for a BlackBerry KEYone from CrackBerry Kevin is...

The time has come to announce the winner in our Win an IOU for a BlackBerry Mercury from CrackBerry Kevin giveaway In total, we had over 12,000 BlackBerry fans enter the Win an IOU for a BlackBerry "Mercury" From CrackBerry Kevin giveaway. Today, after recovering from a post-BlackBerry Mercury/KEYone launch party hangover, we put that list of entries into our contest winner picking machine to...

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The Best BlackBerry KEYone Video You Need to Watch

Want to get up close and personal with the BlackBerry KEYone? There is no better video on the YouTubez to watch right now than MrMobile's BlackBerry KEYone Hands On The BlackBerry KEYone has officially been announced, which means the internet is beginning to fill up with tons of videos and first impressions of the newest BlackBerry. I suggest checking them all out and filling up CrackBerry's...

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Watch the video replay of the BlackBerry KEYone launch event!

Did you miss out on taking in the BlackBerry KEYone announcement live? If so, you can go ahead and get yourself caught up by watching the full video replay. The event was hosted by our very own CrackBerry Kevin, and of course, features folks such as Nicolas Zibell, CEO at TCL Communication, as well as Logan Bell, Product Manager at BlackBerry Mobile. Additionally, Alex Thurber, Senior Vice...

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TCL Communication launches the all-new BlackBerry KEYone at Mobile World Congress!

The BlackBerry KEYone is the Mercury's official name and you'll be able to get your hands on it and its QWERTY keyboard beginning in April. After many months of anticipation, and a teasing at CES 2017, TCL Communication has now officially given the device formerly known as 'Mercury' a name, pricing, and a release time timeframe. As unveiled today at Mobile World Congress, the BlackBerry KEYone...

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BlackBerry KEYone Specs and Features

Official BlackBerry KEYone Specs and Features

The pieces that make the BlackBerry KEYone tick! Now that the BlackBerry KEYone is official, that means the full run down of specs are available now as well. For the KEYone, every component of the device, including the Snapdragon 625 was specifically chosen with the goal of lengthening the battery life in mind. Mind you, the battery itself is the largest ever put in a BlackBerry, (3505 mAh) so...

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BlackBerry Mobile Livestream from Mobile World Congress 2017

Please Note, We'll be updating this page with the live chat before going live. As show time approaches, be sure to refresh your browser to make sure you're on the latest version of the page and watching the proper stream and chat. Thanks! On February 25th at 7pm CET / 1pm EST, BlackBerry Mobile will unveil their newest BlackBerry Smartphone to the world in Barcelona, Spain at Mobile World...

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