BlackBerry has now announced that its crisis communication software, BlackBerry AtHoc, has received Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) Authorization after passing the rigorous federal security and risk management review process required to offer a cloud service to the US Federal government. Speaking on the achievement, John Chen, Executive Chairman and Chief Executive...

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Become a Salesforce wizard with this $79 certification bundle

Salesforce is a huge asset for many companies looking to become more efficient, and they are willing to pay experts big bucks to help them out. Wouldn't it be nice to learn the skills you need now, so that when the next big opportunity presents itself you could be in the running? Sounds expensive and time consuming, right? Well, it doesn't have to be. Get certified for just $79 Learn More...

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CrackBerry Podcast: Catch up

Looking to get caught up on the latest BlackBerry news? Make sure you check out the latest episode of the CrackBerry Podcast! Now that James is back from the awesome CrackBerry meetup in Miami, and CrackBerry Kevin is off to New York for the next one, we figured we better get a podcast in that covers all the BlackBerry news that happened in the past week. Settle in for the next 45...

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BlackBerry KEYone gets SIZED up [Video]

CrackBerry Kevin finally had a chance to take his pre-production KEYone into the studio and this first video addresses the most frequently requested topic of wanting to see how the KEYone sizes up compared to other BlackBerry phones. In the lead up to the official unveiling of the BlackBerry KEYone, one of the hottest topics in relation to the then-codenamed "Mercury" was the actual size of...

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REMINDER: CrackBerry KEYone Meetups Are Coming to Miami & NYC!

Following the success of our Barcelona and Toronto CrackBerry Meetups, we're keeping the CBK BlackBerry KEYone World Tour momentum going. We're started with CrackBerry's hometown of Winnipeg, then we're off to Miami, New York City, and more soon-to-be-announced destinations! RSVP NOW! We're making it happen!! As we continue to celebrate 10 Years of CrackBerry and the upcoming release of the...

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New Android BBM update arriving on devices with UI overhaul

Looking for a new BBM update? BBM for Android version 3.3.1.24 is rolling out now to supported devices, and there's a solid changelog to go along with the version bump. Not only is there a substantial UI overhaul that has added new options to chats but there's also layout tweaks to the main navigation menu. The biggest new addition is the quick reply notification support for Android N. Nougat...

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To help expand BlackBerry's reach in the embedded technologies world and reduce product time to market, BlackBerry has now announced a partner program that will help 'build a worldwide network of experts trained on BlackBerry QNX and Certicom technologies'. "The explosion of unsecured Internet of Things devices and embedded systems has presented a tremendous opportunity for security and...

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BlackBerry 10.3.3 has been rolling out to users all over the world since the end of November, and for the most part, the update has gone fine for those who have received it. That's not to say there haven't been some issues among those who updated, though, as the CrackBerry Forums have been busy with folks looking for some help with correcting some issues that have popped up. For their part,...

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BlackBerry Workspaces webinar taking place on March 22

If you're looking to learn more about BlackBerry Workspaces and how it can help your organization, BlackBerry is hosting a fresh look at the offering via a new webinar taking place on March 22. The service, formerly known as WatchDox, has grown substantially over the past few months and now, as a part of BlackBerry UEM, offers, even more, ways users can easily access, sync, edit, share and...

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Spring into Savings with deals on Priv by BlackBerry and top accessories!

Looking to get a new device at a discount? Lucky for you with the change of season upon us ShopBlackBerry storefronts are starting to offer spring savings. Celebrate the start of the new season when you purchase a BlackBerry Priv or top accessories up to 40% off. BlackBerry previously had a 48-hour flash sale running for BlackBerry Passport devices. This new deal aims to do some spring...

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You'll want to keep this powerful $16 Bluetooth speaker with you at all times

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time with a powerful Bluetooth speaker at a killer price! Bluetooth speakers are a great way to listen to music, podcasts and more at a louder volume than your phone can offer. TaoTronics has discounted its offering down to just $15.99, which is the lowest price this speaker has hit yet. With two powerful 7W drivers and 2 high-performance acoustic...

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Media Markt now taking pre-orders for the BlackBerry KEYone!

Media Markt now taking pre-orders for the BlackBerry KEYone!

Although we've yet to hear from any carriers opening up pre-orders for the BlackBerry KEYone, several third-party retailers have already begun. The latest added to the mix is Media Markt which now has the BlackBerry KEYone listed for €599.00 through their online portal. Perhaps more interesting than their listed pricing, though, is the date they have listed for shipment. According to Media...

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Aside from the latest design refresh to the app, there has been plenty of additional services and content being added to BBM as well. The BBM blog has highlighted three separate news announcements of new integrations coming to BBM for multiple regions including South Africa and the Middle East. Lifestyle Content Channel Is First of Many New Services Coming Soon to Middle East Following...

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BlackBerry Dynamics Launcher brings desktop productivity to mobile

Following the release of BlackBerry UEM the company is expanding the software offerings to enterprise users. In a video published to the BlackBerry YouTube account, we're getting a closer look at the BlackBerry Dynamics Launcher and how it offers value to businesses. The re-imagined BlackBerry Dynamics Launcher is a powerful mobile desktop solution that packs secure and approved applications...

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Take your pick of 3 popular iOttie car mounts for $13 today only at Amazon

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time scoring you big discounts on popular iOttie car mounts! It's no secret that you shouldn't be driving and using your phone in your hand, but people still do it. Instead of putting your life at risk to view an incoming email or driving directions, head over to Amazon and buy an iOttie smartphone car mount for less than $13. There are 3 different...

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CrackBerry 10th Anniversary Podcast 03 - Under Promise, Over Deliver

For our third 10th Anniversary Super Special, we cover all of the topics BlackBerry fans have been pondering since the KEYone was unveiled at Mobile World Congress! On this episode we welcome James Nieves to the CrackBerry Podcast! James is joining the CrackBerry team full time and is going to crack the whip to make sure you're never more than a week away from your latest CrackBerry...

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BlackBerry introduces new Privacy Shade app for Android

Along with the bevy of app updates to the BlackBerry Hub+ Suite, BlackBerry has now also introduced a new Android app called Privacy Shade. It's an interesting little app that allows you to selectively choose to obscure anything that is displayed on your screen so that others can't look at it. Privacy Shade will let you read emails, messages and personal content at any time without...

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Sony MDR-1000X review: no noise is good noise

Good headphones should be like a big wall between you and the rest of the world. Great headphones should let you get through that wall easily and comfortably. Enter the Sony MDR-1000X Acoustic Noise Canceling headphones, which have a feature I truly appreciate: the ability to hear outside your headphones with a quick tap. I'm Michael Fisher, but you probably know me best as MrMobile. I've...

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BlackBerry Hub+ Services for Android update now available

The rest of the apps are now rolling out as well such as Hub, Calendar, Launcher, Password Keeper, Contact, Notes, Tasks and even DTEK. Additionally, the previously announced BBM improvements are now in full swing. A little bit of an update to BlackBerry Hub+ Services is now rolling out through the Google Play Store. I say a little bit of an update because unfortunately, the changelog at this...

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Get 20% off high-speed 4G data service! [Best deal for LTE]

CrackBerry and Mint SIM have partnered to bring you an insanely good deal on high-speed 4G data in the United States. That's why we're super excited about this awesome deal from Mint SIM, available exclusively to CrackBerry readers. For a limited time, use coupon code CBMINTSIM20 to receive 20% off any 6- or 12-month plan. Mint SIM is an alternative carrier with one focus: offering the most...

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