BlackBerry launches the Leap in the United Arab Emirates

BlackBerry Leap

BlackBerry has launched the Leap smartphone in the United Arab Emirates. The company has released the white and shadow grey variants, enabling consumers in the region to pick up the all-touch smartphone. From today, you'll be able to pick up the BlackBerry Leap at various telecom retailers at the suggested retail price of 1099 AED ($299). For those who require a quick reminder as to what is...

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OEM Leather Pouch for BlackBerry Classic

Remember the days when you would find a leather pouch inside the box of your brand new BlackBerry smartphone? I do and I miss it somewhat. But at the very least you can still purchase an OEM leather pouch for your beloved BlackBerry smartphone. So, no doubt there would be one available for the BlackBerry Classic. It actually would have been nice to see one included with the BlackBerry...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for May 24, 2015

App Roundup 5/22/15

Howdy CrackBerry nation! This weekend is a long one due to Memorial day in the United States, so we decided to post this up a little bit later than normal. Whether you are sitting back and relaxing or traveling for the weekend, be sure to have a safe and happy holiday. Now it's time to bring you this week's picks for all your passionate BlackBerry addicts out there. You can find each app and...

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Telcel Mexico launches the BlackBerry Classic

BlackBerry Classic now available through Telcel

Telcel customers looking to pick up a BlackBerry Classic now have the choice of doing so through the Mexican carrier. With the launch event held recently, the carrier has now announced the arrival of the BlackBerry Classic to their device lineup. "We understand that many of our customers have held onto their BlackBerry Bold devices for some time because it's the productive device they...

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Into PC or console gaming? Get Twitch on your BlackBerry

Twitch-Device-Hero

If you're not a PC or console gamer feel free to ignore this post as it probably won't be of interest. However, millions of people do spend a ton of time on their computers, PlayStation or Xbox and you may well be pleased to hear that you can join your Android or iPhone buddies by having Twitch on your BlackBerry 10 device. I'm not a gamer myself, but I've noticed that many of the YouTube...

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BlackBerry announces proposed common share purchase program

BlackBerry announces proposed common share purchase program

At its annual meeting of shareholders on June 23, 2015, BlackBerry will present for approval a new employee share purchase plan and a proposed increase in the number of shares available under BlackBerry's equity incentive plan. If these proposals are approved by shareholders at the meeting, BlackBerry will file a notice of intention to commence a normal course issuer bid with the TSX. "...

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

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

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 26, 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: RWB2015 at checkout. There's an extensive selection of BlackBerry...

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BlackBerry Leap will be available in Singapore beginning May 23rd

BlackBerry Leap will be available in Singapore beginning May 23rd

Adding to the already expansive list of areas the BlackBerry Leap has arrived, BlackBerry has now announced the availability date for Singapore. Beginning May 23rd, BlackBerry customers looking to purchase a BlackBerry Leap in Singapore will be able to pick one up through M1 Shop outlets, as well as the enterprise sales teams of carriers M1, Singtel and StarHub. Cameron Vernest, Managing...

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QNX Technology powers automated fare collection system from MSI Global

QNX Technology powers automated fare collection system from MSI Global

We've already had some news from Asia in the past 24 hours with the BlackBerry Leap now being available to buy in Malaysia, but it's time for another announcement - this time regarding QNX. As you'll see in the press release below, QNX will now be powering a fare collecting system within Singapore, the Philippines and Thailand. Already onboard nearly 5000 buses in Singapore it's just another...

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BBM for iOS beta v2.9.0.6 improves timed message and message retraction features

When new features get added to BBM, BlackBerry seemingly rolls them out to iOS beta releases first for whatever reason and that appears to the case once again. A new BBM for iOS beta has arrived with plenty of bug fixes and some improvements to the timed message and message retraction features available through subscriptions. What's New this Build? Edit Messages with the Timed Message and...

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BlackBerry Leap now available for purchase through Flipkart

BlackBerry Leap now available for purchase through Flipkart

BlackBerry customers in India looking to pick up a BlackBerry Leap have had several options for purchasing the latest all-touch smartphone including Infibeam and BlackBerry Exclusive stores but the device has now arrived at India's largest online retail shop, Flipkart. In total, there are six retailers offering the device through Flipkart, but pricing remains consistent across all offers...

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Work Wide v1.3.0.61 update has 'bug fixes all over the place'

Work Wide v1.3.0.61 update brings multiple bug fixes and improvements

Following up on the initial rollout of v1.3, Work Wide has now been updated to v1.3.0.61. While there are no new features in this release, the changelog does note there are many bug fixes and improvements that should improve the user experience. If you've been having issues with Work Wide, have a look and see if they have been fixed in this latest build. Bug fixes all over the place Fixed -...

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BlackBerry Leap now officially available in Malaysia

BlackBerry Leap now shipping in Malaysia

With pre-orders having kicked off through 11Street on May 6th, BlackBerry customers in Malaysia looking to get their hands on a brand new BlackBerry Leap can now do so with minimal wait time. Pre-ordered devices are now being shipped and in the event you never placed a pre-order, you can still purchase a BlackBerry Leap through 11Street for RM 1,089.00 (GST Included) with free shipping. As of...

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Inst10 update brings video uploads, faster performance and more!

Latest Inst10 update brings video uploads, faster performance and more!

If you're an Inst10 user but never took part in the recent beta that introduced video uploading features, you won't have to wait much longer to gain access to that feature. In fact, you can load up BlackBerry World right now and grab Inst10 v2.0.100.1, which includes video uploads, faster performance and more! New Video Recorder (Beautiful, User-friendly UI and UX, High Quality) Upload...

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Enpass Password Manager for BlackBerry 10 updated with new features and improvements

While a lot of BlackBerry users are perfectly satisfied with using the built-in BlackBerry Password Keeper, if you're looking for something a bit more advanced that also offers desktop and cloud syncing solutions, one fantastic option available is Enpass Password Manager from Sinew Software Systems. Their latest version, v4.6.0.86, is now available for download on BlackBerry World and improves...

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BlackBerry will make money on phones again one day

Tell me if you've heard this question before. Why is BlackBerry still making phones? You've heard it before, right? Of course, you have. Every blog, media outlet and armchair CEO that questions how BlackBerry is still alive resorts to asking that same tired question though they never provide an answer to it because an answer can only come from the top. Right now, the top is BlackBerry CEO John...

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SpaceBeard is an awesome fast paced arcade shooter for BlackBerry 10

SpaceBeard is an awesome fast paced arcade shooter for BlackBerry 10

It's not often I go digging into the games section in BlackBerry World but when I do, I often find some hidden gems that I have overlooked. Such is the case with SpaceBeard from Noxus Limited that arrived way back in April. The name and icon for the game were just ludicrous enough to draw me in so; I paid the $1.99 to download it and give it a go. The artwork is excellent, the gameplay is...

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Custom Shortcuts updated with more built-in icons and shortcut options

Last week, Allstar Software was kind enough to give away 1000 copies of Custom Shortcuts to CrackBerry readers and now, there's a new update that makes the app even better filtering through BlackBerry World. The latest release pushes Custom Shortcuts into v1.30.0.1 and brings several new additions to the app including several new built-icons to better visualize the shortcuts you create and even...

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Here is our latest BlackBerry Leap winner!

Here is our latest BlackBerry Leap winner!

We just really love to give stuff away to you guys, especially new BlackBerry smartphones! The latest of those is of course the BlackBerry Leap. As you may have caught in our full review, the BlackBerry Leap is a pretty fantastic device all around. It seems a lot of you agree and thousands of you really want to try out the latest offering from BlackBerry. There could only be one winner in this...

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