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Whether you tend to use BlackBerry's own Remember application or a third party one, we have some pretty sweet options when it comes to Note taking apps. In fact, many of them do more than just simple note taking, including Super Note. Today sees Super Note get updated to version 1.5 which as you can see below brings us a broad range of enhancements, as well as full support for BlackBerry...

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BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - Slide

BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - Slide

With Mobile World Congress all wrapped up and this being the first BerryFlow since then, it's time to go ahead and discuss some of the announcements such as the BlackBerry Leap, the BlackBerry Slider, BES12 Cloud, BBM and much, much more. If you weren't able to tune in live, go ahead and check out the video, audio as well as the full discussion and guest list below. Discussion List Cross...

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BLOB offers addictively challenging games for you to play - 7000 free copies up for grabs

If you're looking for a game just like Flappy Bird and more, check out BLOB. BLOB offers 8 different types of game play. You can even think of it like 8 games in 1. All games a very challenging but as we know with these games, that can often make them quite addictive. In each game you collect gems. Gems let you unlock other different colored BLOBs to use. The default BLOB color is green. Other...

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Missing Adobe Flash on 10.3.1? Here's the best way to get it back!

Missing Adobe Flash on 10.3.1? Here's the best way to get it back!

When it was announced BlackBerry OS 10.3.1 would drop Adobe Flash support, some folks were upset but given the fact even Adobe doesn't support Flash on mobile anymore it wasn't entirely unexpected. Still, many folks rely on Adobe Flash and having it built into the native BlackBerry 10 browser was a bonus for those who needed it and since its removal, folks have been looking for the best way to...

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Set app icons just where you want them with these apps

Set app icons just where you want them with these apps

After one of my accessory review posts, there were plenty of questions on how I managed to have two rows of icons along the bottom of the Home screen. We've actually looked at a few apps that give you this functionality but I thought I would round them up here and you can choose whichever one tickles your fancy. Take your pick. HomeSpacer HomeSpacer lets you create up to 30 blank icons at...

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QNX-equipped Solar Impulse 2 readies for round-the-world flight

On Monday, March 9th, the Solar Impulse 2, a one-of-a-kind airplane that runs exclusively on solar power, will take off from Abu Dhabi and set course for a round-the-world flight. This isn't just any regular flight. It is the first attempt to fly around the world using only the power of the sun through the Solar Impulse 2's 17,248 solar panels covering a 72-metre wingspan. The solar panels will...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for March 6, 2015

BlackBerry App Roundup for March 6, 2015

Howdy CrackBerry nation! While Mobile World Congress 2015 may have come to an end there happened to be some exciting news put forth by BlackBerry. Not only did we have a hands-on with the newly announced BlackBerry Leap, but we also saw a brief, blink and you missed it, look at the all new BlackBerry 10 Slider. There was also a mention of an all new Porsche Design device coming in 2015 which is...

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1000 free copies of Stickers++ available for download

1000 free copies of Stickers++ available for download

Looking for more stickers to use on BlackBerry 10? How about being able to share them with other messaging apps besides BBM? Stickers++ allows you to do that. We've written about his app before and they developer has also previously done a free giveaway. And now the developers is ready to give another batch of 1000 free copies away. There's 18 different categories of stickers to choose from...

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Canadian man faces fines and jail time for refusal to unlock BlackBerry at airport

Here's a little something that hit close to home for me personally. Alain Philippon, 38, of Ste-Anne-des-Plaines, Quebec who arrived at Halifax's Stanfield International Airport from Puerto Plata has been charged under section 153.1 (b) of the Customs Act for hindering or preventing border officers from performing their role under the act based on his refusal to provide his BlackBerry password...

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Hub2Watch brings Hub notifications to your Pebble smartwatch

Hub2Watch brings Hub notifications to your Pebble smartwatch

The Pebble smartwatch isn't officially supported by BlackBerry themselves, but we do have a pretty awesome third party client in the form of Talk2Watch. The developer of Talk2Watch has an API available for developers to tap into it to bring their app notifications to your wrist. One developer, Roger Leblanc, has made use of that tool and has brought a few apps to BlackBerry World already, his...

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The BlackBerry Slider envisioned through new renders

The BlackBerry Slider envisioned through new renders

While the BlackBerry 'Slide' as CEO John Chen likes to call it has thus far managed to escape being captured in any great way by thousands of dollars worth of fancy cameras, one thing it can't escape is Photoshop. Dylan Habkirk has created some pretty great renders of BlackBerry smartphones in the past and he's given the Slider a go with a new set of renders where the device gets dubbed the...

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ShopCrackBerry.com now available in Spanish

ShopCrackBerry.com now available in Spanish

Since 2007, ShopCrackBerry.com has been the most popular one-stop shop site for BlackBerry users by offering a wide selection of products, rapid fulfillment, and knowledgeable expert support. As part of our ongoing efforts to expand our e-commerce network and address our customers requests, I'm pleased to announce ShopCrackBerry is now also available in Spanish. The addition of Spanish to...

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BlockIt adds SMS Blocking and Auto Reply - 200 free copies available!

BlockIt adds SMS Blocking and Auto Reply - 200 free copies available!

There are times we receive a call or two (or more) from telemarketers or other callers that should just not get answered. One of the call blocking applications available in BlackBerry World is BlockIt, a headless application that allows users to block incoming calls from numbers in your address book, from your phone log, and those inputted manually. BlockIt received a minor update this week...

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Noted adds theme support, optimization for OS 10.3.1, Classic trackpad support and more!

It has been a while since we've seen an update to Noted, a handy and easy to use notepad and text editor for BlackBerry 10) . Similar to the memo pad application installed on legacy devices, Noted presents users with a convenient place to store all of their notes, to-do's or anything else they wish to jot down in hurry. A new version is now available in BlackBerry World, where it now stands at...

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BBM for Android passes 100 million downloads on Google Play

BBM for Android passes 100 million downloads

BlackBerry has announced that BBM for Android has been downloaded over 100 million times from the Google Play Store. The app has hit this milestone in 17 months following its October 2013 launch. BBM is now showing in the 100 million-500 million installs category. BlackBerry also notes that this is just a part of their total, given their availability on iOS, Windows Phone, and of course,...

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This just might be the only video of the BlackBerry Slider

This just might be the only video of the BlackBerry Slider

Well, thus far anyway. Since BlackBerry showed off their BlackBerry Slider at Mobile World Congress, one question people have been asking is, how come no one got a good picture of it? Even our own Derek Kessler who was there couldn't capture it. Well, Ron Louks, BlackBerry's President of devices and emerging solutions only showed the device on stage for approximately five seconds. If higher...

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Should BlackBerry consider releasing a new tablet?

Should BlackBerry be considering another tablet?

It never seems to fail. Any time you stick BlackBerry CEO John Chen in a room with the media someone is going to ask about a BlackBerry tablet and, no surprise, it has happened again. This time around it was CNET who asked the question whether or not BlackBerry was working on a tablet during the BlackBerry event at Mobile World Congress. For John Chen's part, the answer remained mostly the same...

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CrackBerry Asks: What do you think of the BlackBerry Leap name?

CrackBerry Asks: What do you think of the BlackBerry Leap name?

Although the name slipped out a bit early giving everyone some time to form some opinions on it, it wasn't 100% confirmed until BlackBerry officially announced it at Mobile World Congress. Now though, the BlackBerry Leap is here and as Ron Louks, President, Devices and Emerging Solutions noted, 'the BlackBerry Leap was built specifically for mobile professionals who see their smartphone device...

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BlackBerry CEO John Chen speaks on diversifying BlackBerry

BlackBerry CEO John Chen speaks on diversifying BlackBerry

The secret is out. Actually, the secret has been out for a while now but a lot of folks simply chose to ignore it. BlackBerry CEO John Chen is determined to make software a business for BlackBerry and along with that he wants to make sure that everything BlackBerry does is agnostic as well. In case that wasn't clear from all the previous announcements coming from BlackBerry at Mobile World...

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TELUS BlackBerry Passport 10.3.1 update now available

Have a BlackBerry Passport on TELUS? If so, you're waiting for BlackBerry 10.3.1 is now over. According to several folks in the CrackBerry Forums (and confirmed via Sachesi) the Canadian carrier has now started their roll out of BlackBerry 10.3.1 to BlackBerry Passport owners. The update is the same as the previous releases, so what you're looking at is OS 10.3.1.2267 which will be showing...

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