T-Mobile's Un-carrier 11 announcements will be made on Monday, June 6

T-Mobile's Un-carrier 11 announcements will be made on Monday, June 6

T-Mobile will hold its Un-carrier 11 media event on Monday, June 6, where the wireless carrier is expected to reveal a number of new features for its customers. T-Mobile revealed the date for Un-carrier 11 via Twitter: You're invited! Tune in LIVE to be blown away by our next Un-carrier move. Epic news you won't want to miss! https://t.co/cYCU2xOHzi— T-Mobile (@TMobile) June 2, 2016 The...

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WhatsApp pushes their latest BlackBerry 10 update from beta to official

Back around the middle of April, WhatsApp rolled out a new beta for BlackBerry 10 that included several improvements and now, after a bit of testing, they have pushed that release to BlackBerry World making it available for everyone. The changelog has grown a bit from beta to official, so take a look at what's new. Added rich text formatting support for message text Added support for...

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VRHeads.com is here! Welcome CrackBerry's new virtual reality sibling site!

Welcome VRHeads.com, the new virtual and augmented reality community from the Mobile Nations team Are you interested in virtual reality? If so, I would like to take a moment to introduce you all to the latest site joining Windows Central, iMore, Android Central and, TeslaCentral as part of the Mobile Nations family, VRHeads.com. The folks at VRHeads have a single mission — invite everyone to...

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Score SanDisk's 200GB microSD card for just $60 today!

SanDisk 200GB card

Right now you can pick up SanDisk's 200GB microSD card for just $60, a savings of $20 from its normal price. We've seen the price of these cards drop significantly over the past couple of months, and at $60 this is an absolute bargain. Whether you are looking to add storage to your phone, tablet, camera or just to have it for backing up files, this card makes a great addition to any collection...

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Pentagon expands its threat response capability using BlackBerry's AtHoc

BlackBerry has now announced that the Pentagon Force Protection Agency has awarded a contract to renew and expand its use of BlackBerry's AtHoc Networked Crisis Communications Suite. "We are honored by the continued trust in AtHoc by the Pentagon towards protecting its personnel," said Guy Miasnik, President of BlackBerry's AtHoc Division. "Their trust in AtHoc reinforces a shared mission...

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How your phone can help now that hurricane season is here

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Hurricane season is upon us, and your smartphone is now one of the most important tools in your preparedness kit. June 1 marks the official start to hurricane season. And while we've actually gotten off to a bit of an early start this year, with a bit of a development off the East Coast, there's no better time than to bone up on some of the best ways to keep current on what's out there, and...

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T-Mobile offers visitors to the U.S. a new $30 calling and data plan

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T-Mobile will launch its new Tourist Plan on June 12 for people who are visiting the United States. It will give them unlimited data and 1,000 minutes of calls inside the U.S for three weeks for $30. The T-Mobile Tourist Plan also includes 2GB of high-speed data, along with unlimited texting to over 140 countries. The plan also gives tourists in the U.S. a free SIM card. However, the plan...

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Protect your BlackBerry Passport SE with this leather flip case for $21.95 today!

Protect your BlackBerry Passport SE with this leather flip case for $21.95 today!

Cases are not for everyone, and folio style cases are for even less. If you are into having a case that protects the front and back of your Passport SE, BlackBerry's leather flip case is the one to get. The leather design doesn't take away from the look of the phone, and right now you can grab one for just $21.95, a savings of $38.

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BlackBerry OS 10.3.3 beta autoloaders now available for developers

BlackBerry OS 10.3.3 beta autoloaders now available for developers

Remember the good old days when BlackBerry used to release beta OS builds to developers? Well, they're back. BlackBerry has rather quietly updated the BlackBerry Dev Alpha downloads page with beta builds of BlackBerry 10.3.3.746 so developers may test their apps against that build to ensure all remains working fine. Just as before, the OS builds are not full builds of the OS, they are...

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Some Priv owners receiving June Marshmallow update early

Some Priv owners receiving June Marshmallow update early

On Friday, BlackBerry released their fifth Marshmallow beta to ShopBlackBerry, Amazon, and T-Mobile devices but it seems as though the rollout went beyond those in the beta. Many folks in the CrackBerry Forums have now reported receiving Marshmallow build AAF153, which would presumably be the June 1st security update, on their ShopBlackBerry, and Amazon purchased devices. Fixes Bluetooth...

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Jee+ brings easier Google+ access to BlackBerry 10

Jee+ brings easier Google+ access to BlackBerry 10

While Google Spaces may have caught some attention recently, there's still plenty of folks out there using Google+ and if you're among them, you'll certainly want to give Jee+ for BlackBerry 10 a look. The app, from Shaishad Labs, is a fresh arrival in BlackBerry World and available as a free download. FEATURES Material Design Post Photos Post Links Post Polls Share Location Reshare Comment...

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BlackBerry working to allow updates on unlocked AT&T branded Priv's when not using AT&T SIM

If you're among the many who scooped up an unlocked AT&T branded Priv on the cheap only to find out the OS can't be updated unless you have an AT&T SIM, BlackBerry is offering some hope that that might soon no longer be an issue. As noted in the BlackBerry Knowledge Base, BlackBerry is currently working on a solution to allow updates to be made available to these devices. Software...

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Reddit in Motion update fixes Gfycat links and Reddit image hosting errors

UPDATE - Shortly after this post went up, I spoke with the developer who let me know he was aware of the issue with scrolling and will be releasing another update within the next 24 hours. Additionally, he noted he wanted to apologize to everyone for the issue having gone unnoticed. Although there are several Reddit clients available in BlackBerry World, Reddit in Motion remains one of the most...

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BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - ISO

BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - ISO

If you missed BerryFlow Upstream live last night, now is a good time to get yourself caught up. This week, we kept things light and stuck to discussing the new Priv app updates and the forthcoming software maintenance release. As well, we dig in a little into some of the IoT moves BlackBerry has been making in the background and it what it means on the whole. Both the video and audio download...

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This hard shell case will protect your BlackBerry Priv for just $17.95 today!

This hard shell case will protect your BlackBerry Priv for just $17.95 today!

Want to keep your BlackBerry Priv protected without making it huge? If so, BlackBerry's slide out hard shell case may be the perfect addition to your phone. The two separate pieces help keep it all protected without hindering its ability to slide open and closed, and today you can pick one up for $17.95.

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Red, white and blue sale: Save 20% on BlackBerry accessories!

Memorial Day Sale

In honor of the brave men and women who gave their lives for our country, we're offering 20% off all BlackBerry accessories at ShopCrackBerry. Starting today until Tuesday, May 31, you can pick up a new case, charging dock, screen protector or battery for your BlackBerry device and enjoy a 20% savings by using coupon code: RWB16 at checkout. There's an extensive selection of BlackBerry...

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Mobile Nations Weekly: Gems, Java, and smarts

Mobile Nations Weekly: Gems, Java, and smarts

Google wins in court, ZTE goes big, Tesla ramps up, Apple on the defensive, and the return of Windows Central Gems! Windows Central Gems is back! With support from Microsoft we're checking out some great and maybe overlooked apps across the Microsoft ecosystem — and giving away a bunch of great prizes to boot! Google just scored a big win in its ongoing court battle with Oracle over Java APIs...

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Manage your screenshots with Screen Snapp for BlackBerry 10

Manage your screenshots with Screen Snapp for BlackBerry 10

Taking a screenshot on a BlackBerry 10 smartphone is quick and easy, just press and hold the volume keys together for 3 seconds and a toast notification usually pops up to let you know a screenshot has been taken. By default, your screenshots get saved in Device->Camera folder. However, we normally take a screenshot of something because we want to share it and so the default process becomes...

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Create your own Time Lord adventures with the Doctor Who: Comic Creator

Create your own time lord adventures with the Doctor Who: Comic Creator

Have you ever watched Doctor Who and wondered what it would be like to take the helm and create your own adventure for the time traveling Time Lord? Now you can with the Doctor Who: Comic Creator. Whether you frame your own epic battles between Daleks and Cybermen, design a completely new monster, take off in the Tardis to destinations unknown, or read a brand new tale, you can accomplish all...

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