Android Marshmallow beta now available for AT&T Priv owners

Android Marshmallow beta now available for AT&T Priv owners

If you were among those who signed up for the initial Priv Android Marshmallow beta in the BlackBerry Beta Zone but have thus far been left out because you owned an AT&T Priv, your wait may be over. Emails have now gone out to those invited, plus the BlackBerry Beta Zone has posted a new announcement welcoming AT&T Priv owners. Beta Update #6 Available for AT&T Testers - Today...

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BlackBerry named a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for EMM Suites

BlackBerry has recently announced they have been named a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) Suites as they continue to gain momentum across secure mobility, content and app management. "We believe our positioning in the Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Mobility Management Suites is proof that we are delivering on our enterprise roadmap and providing...

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T-Mobile adds PBS, YouTube Gaming and more to its Binge On service

T-Mobile adds PBS, YouTube Gaming and more to its Binge On service

T-Mobile has added more media streaming partners to its Binge On service, which allows its customers to access those partners on the carrier's network with no impact on their data plans. Some of the new partners include Azubu, Dailymotion Games, Eyegroove, Fow Sports, PBS, PBS Kids, and YouTube Gaming. T-Mobile says: T-Mobile customers have streamed more than 500 million hours of video...

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T-Mobile now pushing Marshmallow update for BlackBerry Priv

T-Mobile now pushing Marshmallow update for BlackBerry Priv

T-Mobile is now pushing the Marshmallow update out for BlackBerry Priv owners. The update has been available for unlocked Priv's for some time, but it is great to see T-Mobile sending it out to its customers. With Marshmallow, you'll have the enhanced permission controls, Doze, adaptable storage and much more. From T-Mobile's support page: Beginning June 13, the BlackBerry PRIV receives a...

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Microsoft enters into agreement to acquire LinkedIn for $26.2 billion

Microsoft enters into agreement to acquire LinkedIn for $26.2 billion

Microsoft has announced the company has entered into talks with LinkedIn to acquire the work-focused social networking platform. Shares have halted at the time of writing and the company has published a press release with further details. The deal is valued at $26.2 billion, but the LinkedIn brand, culture and overall independence will remain in tact. CEO Jess Weiner will retain his...

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CrackBerry Graduate Gift Guide

CrackBerry Graduate Gift Guide

Get that graduating CrackBerry addict in your life a gift they'll truly appreciate. Buying for a high school graduate heading off to college or a college graduate entering the "real world"? We've got sure-fire gift ideas to make things easier as they venture out and into the next chapter of their life. BlackBerry Priv Macbook Air Dell XPS 13 Bose QuietComfort 25 UE Boom 2 Fitbit Charge HR...

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BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - Clusters

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Were you too busy to tune into BerryFlow live last night? If so, no worries. We got you covered. This week, we dig into Priv sales, BlackBerry's expansion of enterprise software features for Good Secure EMM Suites, QNX announcing their platform for instrument clusters, the upcoming BlackBerry Security Summit and earnings result for Q1 2017, and more! Topics Anonymous AT&T exec claims...

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Mobile Nations Weekly: All the way to Z

Mobile Nations Weekly: All the way to Z

Behold, Moto's new Zs. This was Motorola's first real outing under the Lenovo umbrella and they came out in full force with the new Moto Z and Moto Z Force with magnetically-attached Moto Mod accessories like an extended battery, loudspeakers, and projector. Just one hitch: the phones are exclusive to Verizon through the summer. Microsoft pushed yet another Insider build for Windows 10 and...

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BlackBerry to announce Q1 2017 results on June 23

BlackBerry to announce Q1 2017 results on June 23rd

Keeping in line with the date laid out on their Investor events calendar, BlackBerry has announced they will be reporting results Q1 2017 results on June 23rd. BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ: BBRY; TSX: BB) will be reporting results for the first quarter of fiscal 2017 on June 23, 2016. A conference call and live webcast will be held beginning at 8 am ET, which can be accessed by dialing 1-...

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CrackBerry Father's Day Gift Guide

CrackBerry Father's Day Gift Guide

Show your father how much you care with these awesome tech gift ideas. Forget the tie rack. This Father's Day, get your dad something he's going to love and use for years to come. BlackBerry Priv iPad Pro 9.7 inch HTC Vive Outdoor Home Theatre System BlackBerry Priv If your dad's BlackBerry has seen better days, you can leapfrog all of your siblings and become his favorite by getting him a...

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Get an inside look at the enhanced BlackBerry software portfolio

Get an inside look at the enhanced BlackBerry software portfolio

As part of their recently announced updates to their enterprise portfolio, BlackBerry will be hosting a webinar on Thursday, June 16, 2016, to offer details from experts and product managers on all the new solutions from BlackBerry. In total, BlackBerry has announced seven significant updates to the portfolio, which are outlined. WatchDox: Salesforce Integration, E-mail Protection and more...

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BlackBerry Security Summit 2016 confirmed for July 19 in New York City

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The 2016 edition of the BlackBerry Security Summit has been confirmed (it was a save the date previously) and will be held on July 19 in at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City. In a blog post, BlackBerry stated that CEO John Chen, COO Marty Beard, and CSO David Kleidermacher are scheduled to attend, along with more company executives. It will also feature unnamed "industry experts,...

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Bluetooth 5 will go further and faster than ever; announcement coming June 16

Bluetooth 5 will go further and faster than ever; announcement coming June 16

Mark Powell, executive director of the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) has revealed that the group will formally introduce its fifth-generation standard next week in London. Bluetooth 5 is set to see much faster speeds and range over the current Low Energy specification, with a particular emphasis on location services that don't rely on the internet, such as in-store Bluetooth beacons...

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Register for the WatchDox by BlackBerry Email Protector webinar

Register for the WatchDox by BlackBerry Email Protector webinar

Now that WatchDox by BlackBerry Email Protector has been announced, BlackBerry is inviting everyone to join Dan Auker, Director of WatchDox Product Management, in a walkthrough of the key features and functionality. We invite you to join Dan Auker, Director of WatchDox Product Management, for an engaging one-hour webinar and product demo as we take you through the key features and...

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BlackBerry has intercepted BBM messages for authorities to fight crime

BlackBerry

It has been reported that a specialized unit within BlackBerry has been aiding authorities in "dozens of countries" by intercepting and sharing user data, including BBM messages. BlackBerry has failed to specify how many requests the company has received from government bodies, nor has it been confirmed how many requests have been fulfilled. From the CBC report: "CBC News has gained a...

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QNX Acoustics Software now ships in over 50 million automotive systems

In addition to announcing their new Platform for Instrument Clusters, BlackBerry subsidiary QNX also announced that its acoustics software for hands-free voice communications has shipped in over 50 million telematics and infotainment systems. In all, almost 20 leading automakers now use QNX acoustics software to enhance the user experience of their vehicles, in products such as Chrysler Uconnect...

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Dossier adds enhanced export capabilities, ability to store multiple email addresses and phone numbers, sort option, and more in latest version

Building and maintaining client relationships is an integral part of the business world. To keep up with the demands, challenges, and day-to-day support there is Dossier for BlackBerry 10. The native app from Tundra Core Studios is dedicated to meeting client demands by storing and protecting vital information. Tundra Core Studios has been diligently working on improving their app and respond...

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QNX announces Platform for Instrument Clusters for cars

QNX announces Platform for Instrument Clusters for cars

BlackBerry's QNX subsidiary has announced its Platform for Instrument Clusters, which is designed to display both traditional and new instrument information in cars. BlackBerry stated that in addition to showing things like speed and RPM, its new Platform for Instrument Clusters technology can allow cars to have features like turn-by-turn directions, local speed limits, rearview camera video...

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Verizon to discontinue its paid Visual Voice Mail service on select phones

Verizon

Verizon has announced that it will be discontinuing its paid Visual Voice Mail service on select phones as of July 8, 2016. The service, which previously cost $2.99, allowed customers to access their voicemails in a more visual manner. Those who are using the feature will be transitioned to Basic Voice Mail services, but you won't lose any of your existing messages. From the announcement, you...

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