Making Priority Hub work for you

Making Priority Hub work for you

Back in January we carried out a poll to see whether or not our readers used Priority Hub on BlackBerry 10. I was actually surprised to see that there were more people who didn’t use Priority Hub. It’s a big feature for me and I guess I expected more people to make use of it. I recall tweeting this sentiment after seeing the results and got some replies. Most were saying that they couldn’t...

Continue Reading

Unlocked GSM BlackBerry Z10 goes $60 off on Groupon

BlackBerry Z10

Groupon is currently selling a limited quantity of GSM-unlocked BlackBerry Z10 smartphones, for $239.99, The Z10 currently sells for $299 at ShopBlackBerry, despite Groupon's claim that the device has a value of $799.99. Customers can pick either black or white, and the deal lasts until Friday, April 11. Orders will not ship to Alaska, Hawaii, Canada, or Puerto Rico. Purchases are limited to...

Continue Reading
The Top 5 BlackBerry Leaks That Were Never Released As Actual Products!

In taking a look back at all of the BlackBerry leaks that have happened over the years, we started to wonder how many of them were device leaks that never ended up going to market. Many were just prototypes, or never meant for the public eye but somehow managed to make their way out anyway. As it turns out, there's a few of them out there, so have a look through our list of the top 5...

Continue Reading

Introducing the Mobile Nations Newsroom

Mobile Nations Newsroom

I’m excited to introduce you to a new initiative we’ll be piloting on Android Central, iMore, Windows Phone Central, CrackBerry, and Smartwatch Fans this April. Internally we’ve dubbed it Mobile Nations Newsroom and it represents a change to our organizational structure and workflow designed to provide you, our readers, with a better experience. The goal of Newsroom is to get you the latest...

Continue Reading

Want BBM Stickers right now? Here's how to get them

Want BBM Stickers right now? Here's how to get them

The next update for BBM is right around the corner (as in days away). It will bring along some new features including sponsored BBM Channels content as well as BBM Stickers. If you just can't hold out for the official update to arrive though, a leaked version is available now that gives you plenty of sticker-loving fun. You'll have to sideload the leaked version on your device to use it. It...

Continue Reading

EZ Pass migration tool now available for BES10

EZ Pass migration tool now available for BES10

If you've been looking for a way to upgrade your IT infrastructure from an ancient BES 5 or other MDM system, you're in luck: BES10 EZ Pass is now available. The migration tool, announced late in February, is intended to make it easier to move from both the older BES5 mobile device management system as well as from competing MDM suits like Good, MobileIron, and AirWatch. EZ Pass is a free tool...

Continue Reading

Deal of the Day: BlackBerry Premium Stereo Headset 3.5mm

Deal of the Day: BlackBerry Premium Stereo Headset 3.5mm

For today only, purchase the BlackBerry Premium Stereo Headset 3.5mm and save 45% off the list price! The BlackBerry Premium Stereo Headset is designed to cut out wind and background noise to ensure great sound quality. This headset offers a full, rich sound and great bass quality that you would normally expect from one many times this price. It's great not only for making calls, but also for...

Continue Reading

BlackBerry 10 smartphones finally launch on ShopBlackBerry for Canada

BlackBerry smartphones

BlackBerry has announced that starting today, customers will be able to purchased unlocked GSM versions of a number of BlackBerry 10 smartphones directly from the company's Canadian store ca.ShopBlackBerry.com. The available devices are the BlackBerry Z30, Z10, Q10, and Q5. These devices are compatible with Canadian LTE and 4G networks. Press release: BlackBerry 10 Smartphones Now Available...

Continue Reading
Create a Channel PIN Badge for your website or blog using BBM Channels Manager

If you run a blog or website and also have a BBM Channel, there's now a new way you can promote your channel on your site. Recently added to the BBM Channels Manager page is the option to create an HTML Widget with your QR Code and Channel PIN on it.  Simply login to your BBM Channels Manager page. Go to your name in the top right. From the dropdown, choose Widgets Select your channel,...

Continue Reading

Celebrate 5 years of BlackBerry World with 5 free premium apps!

Celebrate 5 years of BlackBerry World with 5 free premium apps!

BlackBerry World when it was known as BlackBerry App World was launched on April 1st, 2009 and this year marks its 5th birthday. To celebrate, BlackBerry is offering up five free premium apps from developers.  Celebrate with us - it's like cake, but it lasts longer. 5 FREE birthday downloads just for you! From March 31st to April 4th, BlackBerry 10 and and BlackBerry OS users can visit...

Continue Reading

Says BlackBerry CEO, John Chen - "I know I have to make money"

Says BlackBerry CEO, John Chen - "I know I have to make money"

With the BlackBerry Q4 financial results now known, there's been plenty of talk about the strategies BlackBerry CEO John Chen has been putting in place. Everything from the release of the 'Classic' device to the new production run of the BlackBerry 7 Bold series to the level of new BBM users has been under the microscope and in an effort to get the message out there, John Chen sat down with CBC...

Continue Reading
The BlackBerry Z10 once again selling out in India, Z30 demand on the rise

It seems as though the price drops in India on BlackBerry 10 devices are continuing to do well for BlackBerry. After stock was replenished from the initial price drop, folks are once again scooping up BlackBerry Z10's for Rs. 17,990 with most stores selling up to 10-15 BlackBerry Z10 devices within 30 minutes, including pre-orders which are usually not catered by Indian mobile stores. For...

Continue Reading

Deal of the Day: Seidio SURFACE Case (with kickstand) for BlackBerry Z10

Deal of the Day: Seidio SURFACE Case (with kickstand) for BlackBerry Z10

For today only, purchase the Seidio SURFACE Case (with kickstand) for BlackBerry Z10 and save 49% off the list price! The SURFACE Case is perfect for those who are looking for sleek protection. This case shields your BlackBerry Z10 from scratches and drops while adding minimal bulk and convenient viewing with its built-in kickstand. List Price: $34.95   Today Only: $17.95 Learn More and Buy...

Continue Reading
Half price BlackBerry 10 app sale from BKU Software - SayIt, SafeDrive and more

It's been a weekend for BlackBerry 10 app promotions and that continues today with a selection on offer from BKU Software that we've featured many a time. The following apps from BKU are all half price now - up until April 10th.  If you're a productivity user first and foremost you may well want to check out the apps on offer. If you spend time in the car then both SayIt and SafeDrive will...

Continue Reading

Weekend Coder: Custom game UI

Weekend Coder: Custom game UI

Much like musicians are often inspired by each other, I think that app design can be inspired from others too. A few weeks back I showed my interpretation of how to make a custom TabbedPane inspired by the Sochi Olympics app and today I have another design to share. Before I go any further, please don’t confuse this with stealing code/ripping off apps. These examples all contain original code...

Continue Reading

Document your year in photos with Picture Diary

Document your year in photos with Picture Diary

Nowadays with cameras built into our phones we snap a picture of many things that catch our eye everyday. I’ve seen many of my friends and family members try to do challenges where they have to take at least one photo a day and upload it. Inspired by this 365 photo challenge, a developer has created an app called Picture Diary. As the name suggests it’s a way of documenting your year with...

Continue Reading
Profile Changer PRO, Color LED Message, and Power Tools go on sale for a limited time only

If you are looking for some bargains this weekend, select BlackBerry 10 applications by Toysoft Development have gone on sale for one week only. From now until Thursday April 3rd, three popular application are on sale in BlackBerry World for as little as $.99. Power Tools: $1.99 $3.99 Profile Changer Pro: $0.99 $2.99 Color LED Message: $0.99 $2.99 Most of these applications you should...

Continue Reading

ARKick goes on sale just prior to version 2.0 being released

ARKick

The popular augmented reality application from ReFocus Labs - ARKick, is currently on sale until April 3rd - just before they release version 2.0. Perfect for if you are in a unfamiliar town or city, the application will utilize the camera on your BlackBerry 10 smartphone and show you points of interest around you.  If you haven't yet tried ARKick it's pretty impressive and now maybe the...

Continue Reading
BlackBerry wins injunction against Typo, sales of BlackBerry-style keyboard for iPhone barred

It's a bitter setback for Typo and a victory for BlackBerry, but it's not all that surprising that BlackBerry was able to win an injunction on sales of the Typo keyboard for iPhone. Considering how much Typo looks like a BlackBerry keyboard and how much BlackBerry has vowed to fight back against their perceived infringement, a sales ban was all but a foregone conclusion at this point. Sorry,...

Continue Reading

CrackBerry 114: We ain't sugarcoating

CrackBerry 114: We ain't sugarcoating

Today BlackBerry announced their fourth quarter earnings, so as always we're here to recap the news and break things down. Adam, Bla1ze, Simon and Chris U. join me on this one to talk numbers, devices, and leaks — even though John Chen is cracking down on them. It's not our greatest but hey, we ain't sugarcoating. So sit back, grab a snack and enjoy! Watch   Listen Subscribe...

Continue Reading

Pages