DTEK50 now available for pre-order from Unlocked Mobiles and Clove in the UK

For those of you who live in the UK and might not want to pre-order your DTEK50 from ShopBlackBerry for whatever reason, two other UK retailers are now also taking pre-orders for BlackBerry's latest Android-powered smartphone. As noted on their respective sites, Unlocked Mobiles has the DTEK50 scheduled to ship from the week of Aug. 1, priced at £274.99 while, Clove Technology has an Aug. 5...

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ring your questions about DTEK50 to BlackBerry's first Facebook Live event

Do you have some questions about DTEK50 that simply can't be found elsewhere? If so, you might want to take part in BlackBerry's first Facebook Live event taking place on Thursday, July 28 where BlackBerry's Global Head of Device Sales, Alex Thurber will be taking on a Q&A session. Alex will answer your questions about DTEK's svelte design, its end user features such as its sharp 13...

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Save $23 on this leather pocket for the BlackBerry Priv today!

Save $23 on this leather pocket for the BlackBerry Priv today!

Not a fan of cases but also don't want your BlackBerry Priv getting scratched up during transport? BlackBerry's leather pocket will ensure that your phone is kept safe while you aren't using it, and doesn't add any bulk to the phone when you are using it. Right now you can pick one up for $16.95, a savings of $23.

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Watch the BlackBerry DTEK50 launch webcast

Watch the BlackBerry DTEK50 launch webcast

As you may have noticed, for the launch of the DTEK50, BlackBerry did have a webcast set up to introduce the device to the world, but it was not made public. Instead, BlackBerry opted to record the event and as such have now made it available for everyone to check out. This July 26, 2016, webcast from our headquarters in Waterloo, Canada was done with Alex Thurber, senior vice president...

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Will you be pre-ordering a BlackBerry DTEK50?

Will you be pre-ordering a BlackBerry DTEK50?

In a bit of a surprise as part of the BlackBerry DTEK50 announcement, BlackBerry let it be known the device is available for pre-order on ShopBlackBerry right now for those in the U.S., Canada, UK, France, Germany, Spain, Italy and the Netherlands and is expected to start shipping the week of August 8. With that in mind, we figured there's no time better than now to ask. Will you be pre-...

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Our BlackBerry DTEK50 forums are now open!

Our BlackBerry DTEK50 forums are now open!

Looking to discuss the BlackBerry DTEK50? Good news! We've now opened up our BlackBerry DTEK50 forums and you're all invited to come hang out. As it stands, there's already plenty of threads discussing BlackBerry's latest Android-powered smartphone and with pre-orders for the device open right now and shipping on August 8, the forums will continue to grow with plenty of questions, device help...

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BlackBerry DTEK50 specs

BlackBerry DTEK50 specs

Now that BlackBerry has officially announced their latest Android-powered device, better known as DTEK50, we've got the full run down of specs for you. For the DTEK50, BlackBerry decided to go with mid-range specs and an all-touch form factor as was rumored early on. Take a look at what powers the DTEK50 from BlackBerry. Category DTEK50 Operating System Android 6.0 Marshmallow Display...

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BlackBerry officially announces the DTEK50, pre-orders now open for $299

BlackBerry officially announces the DTEK50, pre-orders now open for $299

BlackBerry has officially announced the keyboardless DTEK50, the second Android offering from the company. Being touted as the world's most secure Android smartphone, it features a 5.2-inch scratch resistant display, Android 6.0 Marshmallow, a convenience key which you can map to your favorite app and much more. As you'd imagine, BlackBerry has hardened the OS on the DTEK50, added a secure...

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T-Mobile adds 16 more providers to Binge On, bringing the total to over 100

T-Mobile adds 16 more providers to Binge On, bringing the total to over 100

T-Mobile has announced the U.S. carrier is adding a further 16 providers to its Binge On program, which essentially enables subscribers to enjoy select services and streaming platforms without using up any data on their plan. The company boasts more than 100 services on this program, allowing customers to enjoy 765 million hours of video for free so far. Here's the full list of newly added...

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Verizon

Verzion has published the U.S. carrier's results for Q2 2016, noting total revenues of $30.5 billion for the quarter. The company also recently finalized its acquisition of Yahoo, which will sit comfortably alongside AOL. Operating income for Q2 was $4.6 billion and the carrier announced 615,000 new postpaid net additions. Verizon now has 113 million retail connections, up just over 3% from last...

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Save $25 on this leather flip case for the unlocked BlackBerry Passport today!

Save $25 on this leather flip case for the unlocked BlackBerry Passport today!

Looking for an easy way to carry around your unlocked BlackBerry Passport and keep it protected? BlackBerry's leather flip case is a great choice as it will not only protect the back, but also the front while it isn't in use. Right now you can pick one up for just $19.95, a savings of $25.

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BlackBerry Neon / DTEK50 appears in new images

BlackBerry Neon / DTEK50 appears in new images

Fresh off the BlackBerry servers, where it appears as though someone slipped up and let a portion of the site go live for a short period of time, is a new image of BlackBerry's second Android-powered smartphone, more commonly known as 'Neon' or as FCC documents note it as, the DTEK50. To go along with the single image of the device, the specifications page also went live for a short period,...

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Amazon Prime finally makes its way to India, 60-day trial available

Amazon Prime India

Amazon has finally launched its Prime service in India. The service offers free (and unlimited) one-day and two-day delivery options across 100 cities in India, with no minimum order amount required for delivery. There's discounted same-day delivery options for Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad, and other cities as well. Prime also offers early access to Amazon's lightning deals, as well...

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BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - Hamburg

BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - Hamburg

Following the BlackBerry Security Summit last week, we had a wealth of news to cover on Upstream last night. Our discussion focused on the tone of the event, some of the announcements and the imminent plans to release further Android handsets, of which could be announced as early as Tuesday. Jump in and give Upstream a listen if you missed it live. Topics Entrust Datacard completes...

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We're giving away a BlackBerry Classic! Enter now!

We're giving away a BlackBerry Classic! Enter now!

It's time to announce the winner of our last contest, and to get our next contest underway! This month we're giving one lucky CrackBerry reader a BlackBerry Classic! You can find all the details on that below, but first, let's go ahead and reveal who the winner of our last giveaway is! Everyone please join me in congratulating CrackBerry reader Gabriele G (CrackBerry username kayuz6) from the...

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SwipeCall is a fast and easy way to place a call on BlackBerry 10

SwipeCall is a fast and easy way to place a call on BlackBerry 10

BlackBerry devices are excellent communication tools. We can effortlessly switch between sending a BBM, SMS Text, an Email, or calling someone with a simple tap or swipe. While we can initiate calls using the Phone App or by launching Contacts, this doesn't preclude us from utilizing a third-party app to make this process quicker and easier. For those of you who regularly communicate with...

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Microsoft logo

BlackBerry has announced another partnership with Microsoft that will see the Good Dynamics Secure Mobility Platform made available on the Microsoft Azure cloud service. BlackBerry stated: Enterprises can now opt to install and deploy the Good Dynamics Secure Mobility Platform by BlackBerry through Microsoft Azure to mobilize a broad range of business apps, including collaboration apps,...

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This travel charger can be yours for just $11.95 today!

This travel charger can be yours for just $11.95 today!

Looking for a spare charger to keep in your travel bag with you? If so, BlackBerry's 1.3A travel charger bundle is a great option. It has a slim profile and right now you can pick one up for just $11.95 today!

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Mobile Nations Weekly: Modular, mainstream, McLaren

Mobile Nations Weekly: Modular, mainstream, McLaren

Moto's modular masterpiece and Nokia's never known novelty. Motorola's latest phones — the Moto Z and Moto Z Force have at long last arrived, but with a catch: they're Verizon "Droid"-brand exclusives for now. But give it a little while and the modular-backed smartphones will be available elsewhere. And even though the BlackBerry Security Summit was all about, well, security, we couldn't help...

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BBM for BlackBerry 10 has an update available through BlackBerry Beta Zone

If you're using a BlackBerry 10 smartphone and you have a Beta Zone account, then this one is for you. There is a beta update available for BBM. There isn't much to the update, but it's always nice to see app updates come along. What's new in BBM beta v10.14.x4? Group UI Improvements The general discussion chat now displays all group updates and new content added to the group, including...

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