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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Jennifer Doidge

With Heidi Davidson having now exited her role as SVP of Corporate Communications for BlackBerry, Jennifer Doidge has joined the company as Vice President of Corporate Communications after having spent nine years in various communications roles at Visa, as noted by PR Week. As confirmed by BlackBerry's current VP of Corporate Communications, Adam Emery, Doidge will work from the BlackBerry...

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BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - Alba

BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - Alba

Did you miss out on checking out BerryFlow Upstream live? On the list of topics for this week, the white BlackBerry Leap, the new BlackBerry Blend Beta the BlackBerry Classic's arrival at T-Mobile and much more. Truthfully, we got a little off topic but that's half the fun. You can catch the video as well as the audio download below. Discussion List White BlackBerry Leap now available...

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Reddit In Motion

While Reddit In Motion was updated earlier this month to correct some long-standing bugs, that release unfortunately, introduced some new bugs as well and now that the developer has had some time to look at them, a new version of Reddit In Motion has now arrived and is available for download through BlackBerry World. What has been fixed exactly? We've got the full changelog. Links in...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for May 15, 2015

BlackBerry App Roundup for May 15, 2015

Howdy CrackBerry nation! Another week has come and gone and it is time once again to reflect on what has happened. We began this week with an informative BerryFlow Upstream Podcast whereby an array of topics and news were discussed. Next, we saw John Chen speak out against a certain Ontario MPP on his wanting to change the BlackBerry-only policy. Finally, we also let you know about the Vision...

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Edit photos, create sketches and more with Snap2Share

Edit photos, create sketches and more with Snap2Share

There are lots of photo editing apps to be found in BlackBerry World. We've looked at a few here on CrackBerry.com already. The latest one I've come across combines a few features of individual apps while adding extra options. Instead of having an app that just allows you to create sketches and doodles and having another app for photo editing. Snap2Share combines both into one app. Follow on...

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Record and edit audio recordings with ease with Beyond Voice Recorder Plus

Beyond Voice Recorder Plus

If one were to go through BlackBerry World, no doubt you would come across several voice recording apps, but as we all know not all apps are created equal. Some apps offer the basics while others go above and beyond and exceed expectations and the latter is applicable here for Beyond Voice Recorder Plus. Bumblebee Computing first brought us their Beyond Voice Recorder for the PlayBook and...

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White BlackBerry Leap now available from ShopBlackBerry

White BlackBerry Leap now available from ShopBlackBerry

Is the BlackBerry Leap in shadow grey not really your style? If you've been holding out on purchasing a Leap in hopes BlackBerry would quickly release the white one, your patience has been rewarded. Arriving on ShopBlackBerry today, the white version of the BlackBerry Leap is now available for purchase provided you live in the United States or Canada. As expected, there is no pricing...

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

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

If you're using Inst10 for all your Instagram needs, you might be interested in checking out the latest beta that has now been made available through the BlackBerry Beta Zone. As noted earlier on the Nemory Studios BBM Channel, video uploading has been added to the app in beta form plus, there have been several other improvements over the official BlackBerry World release added to the mix such...

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BlackBerry Blend v1.2 Beta 2 now available in the Beta Zone

BlackBerry Blend

While the first round of beta testing for BlackBerry Blend brought some much-needed fixes, the newest release known as Beta 2 has now arrived in the BlackBerry Beta Zone and is available for download. This release has taken a lot of the feedback offered up by Beta Zone members and implemented it to include not only further fixes but some feature additions as well. Thankfully, we don't have to...

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Emberify offer up more free copies of their apps!

Emberify-Apps-Device

BlackBerry 10 app developer Emberify is at it again - giving us dedicated BlackBerry fans a bunch of promo codes for their apps. You'll have to be quick off the mark though as there's only 200 copies of each up for grabs and as I'm sure you know from experience, they disappear real quick. If you've not seen our previous coverage of Emberify's apps and your BlackBerry 10 device is all about...

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Amazon's latest Appstore giveaway includes $110 worth of apps and games

Amazon giveaway

Amazon's latest giveaway includes hit games such as Telltale's Game of Thrones, Five Nights at Freddy's 3 and more. Here's what is included in the giveaway: Games Angry Birds Seasons HD (Fire Edition) Bike Race Pro by Top Free Games Cooking Dash Deluxe Empress of the Deep: The Darkest Secret (Full) Five Nights at Freddy's 3 Game Of Thrones - A Telltale Games Series Grudgeball: Enter the...

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BlackBerry Chief Security Officer David Kleidermacher

Despite having joined the company back in February, we've not heard a lot about what BlackBerry Chief Security Officer David Kleidermacher is working on at BlackBerry. As we know from the announcement of his arrival, his main focus, according to BlackBerry CEO John Chen, is to 'help extend BlackBerry's gold standard of security as we work with customers to meet new cybersecurity challenges' and...

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Quickly access your files and settings with 1000 copies of Custom Shortcuts

Quickly access your files and settings with 1000 copies of Custom Shortcuts

Each and every day our BlackBerry devices keep us organized and productive. However, I am always on the lookout for third-party applications that provide even more functionality. A former employer once said he preferred apps and programs that saved as many "clicks" as they could in order to get things done. Custom Shortcuts, from the developer that brought us Nightly Clock, aims to do just that...

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BlackBerry Classic now available for purchase online from T-Mobile

BlackBerry Classic now available for purchase online from T-Mobile

As expected, thanks to the earlier announcement, the BlackBerry Classic has now arrived on the T-Mobile website and is readily available for purchase. For $18.33 a month (24-month contract) and $0 down, consumers can pick up the BlackBerry Classic without damaging their wallet. If no contract is the way you wish to go while still purchasing your device from T-Mobile, you'll have to hand over $...

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Power Tools updated to v7

The last update may have only been a short while ago, but a new version was already in the works. If you are not already familiar with this productivity application, it is a one that bundles several different applications together. For instance, there is a Custom LED for contacts, apps, and messages, a Call and Message blocker to bar calls, texts, and emails, a Wallpaper Setup to rotate your...

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BlackBerry launches the BlackBerry Leap in Hong Kong

BlackBerry launches the BlackBerry Leap in Hong Kong

Continuing the global rollout of the all-new BlackBerry Leap, BlackBerry has now announced the affordable all-touch smartphone for Hong Kong through various BlackBerry partners. Gallant Leon, Managing Director, Greater China, Japan and Korea at BlackBerry, said: "With an all-touch screen, the BlackBerry Leap rounds out our portfolio of BlackBerry 10 devices, offering an affordable choice...

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