TeamViewer 10: Remote Control Beta now available in BlackBerry World

Although BlackBerry 10 has remote file access built right into the file manager or through BlackBerry Blend, sometimes just having file access alone isn't enough and you simply need to work with your (or someone else's) entire desktop. For that, there's several remote access clients available in BlackBerry World but now, the folks from TeamViewer have made their remote control app available for...

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Proposed emoji changes would bring racial diversity to smiley faces

Proposed emoji changes would bring racial diversity to smiley faces

A new proposal drafted by the Unicode Consortium would introduce more racial diversity into the popular emoji characters used in messages on smartphones. The proposal, edited by Google's Mark Davis and Apple's Peter Edberg, would bring skin tones, based on the Fitzpatrick scale for dermatology, to emoji characters in five hues ranging from a pale creme to a dark brown. To use the new emoji...

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Ingram Micro and BlackBerry team up to offer better BlackBerry 10 smartphone distribution

If you've ever tried to buy an unlocked BlackBerry 10 smartphone at any major retailers across Canada, then you know it can often be a struggle. Looking to improve that situation and have the ability to offer unlocked BlackBerry 10 smartphones in more places, Ingram Micro Mobility and BlackBerry have now announced a new distribution agreement in Canada to serve the unlocked smartphone market...

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Win FREE Mobile Wi-Fi for Life from Karma!

Win FREE Mobile Wi-Fi for Life from Karma!

In today's world, no one has time to be tied down. We're always on the move, and that means we don't always have access to reliable Wi-Fi to keep us connected to our digital world. Well all of that is now a thing of the past with one perfect little device from a company called Karma. Keep reading for all the details, and to see how you can enter to win free Wi-Fi for LIFE! Karma Go is an...

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Listen up: BlackBerry 3.5mm premium stereo headsets are only $9.95 today!

Listen up: BlackBerry 3.5mm premium stereo headsets are only $9.95 today!

The modern design of this OEM stereo headset incorporates style and manageability with features such as an elastomeric cord for less tangles and a sleek control to switch between media options and the phone with a single touch. It gives you quality audio and sound isolation when you're listening to music or chatting on the phone! Get yours today and save 80%

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AT&T's Next 24 plan gives customers 30 months to pay off their BlackBerry

AT&T Store

AT&T will give its customers an even longer amount of time to pay for their new smartphones with $0 down. The newly unveiled Next 24 plan will allow those folks to take 30 months to pay for their device in monthly installments starting on November 9. The wireless carrier will still offer its Next 12 and Next 18 plans as well, which gives customers 20 and 24 months, respectively, to pay...

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Theme for BlackBerry 10 gets updated with Passport support

Theme from S4BB

I'm fairly sure that S4BB are the biggest developer for BlackBerry 10 and if we were to tell you when each of their apps got updated we would soon bore you. However, I'm quite a fan of their app 'Theme' so I decided it was well worth mentioning that if has today been updated for you BlackBerry Passport owners. For long term BlackBerry users you'll know that 'back in the day' themes were big...

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TV on the go with SPB TV - now available for BlackBerry 10

SPB TV

Here's a blast from the past. Who remembers SPB TV from legacy BlackBerry devices? Bla1ze took a look at this one on video back in 2009 and this week I was pleased to see it arrive in BlackBerry World for BlackBerry 10 handsets. It may be the Android version, but it works so that'll do me. If you've not heard of the service before it's a nice, simple one to explain. SPB TV gives you access...

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Sprint may go un-carrier and ditch phone subsidies and contracts in 2015

Sprint may go un-carrier and ditch phone subsidies and contracts in 2015

In 2015, customers on Sprint's Now Network shouldn't expect to sign a two-year contract and walk out the door with a $650 iPhone for just $200. According to Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure, the carrier may transition from the contract and subsidy model in favor of phone leasing programs and equipment installment plans. Sprint had begun its experimentation with phone leasing programs for the iPhone...

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Sprint reports Q2 operating loss of $192 million

Sprint reports Q2 operating loss of $192 million

Sprint has reported its second quarter 2014 financial results today. Overall the carrier is reporting an operating loss of $192 million on operating revenue of $8.5 billion. On the subscriber front, Sprint said it has added a net total of 590,000 customers. Most of these additions were through its wholesale business, however, as the company experienced a net loss of 272,000 postpaid customers...

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New BBM features are great but will you pay for them?

New BBM features are great but will you pay for them?

The latest update to BBM has arrived and most folks on BlackBerry, iOS and Android have been checking it out over the weekend. Based on feedback I've looked at in the CrackBerry Forums, it seems a lot of people are really liking the new additions and options such as Timed Messages, Message Retraction but as the press release noted upon their arrival, "unrestricted access to these features will...

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AT&T and Verizon to connect cross-carrier VoLTE calls by 2015

AT&T and Verizon to connect cross-carrier VoLTE calls by 2015

Soon customers on AT&T and Verizon will be able to call each other with HD voice quality thanks to a partnership that will bring cross-carrier compatibility to each network's Voice over LTE (VoLTE) service. Currently, the higher quality HD voice benefits of VoLTE calls are limited to customers who are in a VoLTE network and who own a VoLTE compatible device where the calls are made to...

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These professional BlackBerry Q10 leather holsters are 53% off today!

These professional BlackBerry Q10 leather holsters are 53% off today!

The stylish CrackBerry branded leather holster is made of a fine, durable leather that features a fixed belt clip on the back to secure to your waist, pocket or purse. This leather case gives you and your BlackBerry Q10 a sleek, professional look while keeping it safe from drops and scratches at the same time. Get yours in black, brown, red or white today for just $13.95!

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New legislation could be in the works to effectively force UK operators to offer roaming options for customers where signal is poor. The UK government continues to work with mobile carriers on a solution to address black spots and areas where signal is hard to come by. The plan is to offer said roaming support to make it possible to switch between networks to maintain service, something mobile...

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Reminder Now version 2.0 available. Brings new features, 10.3 support and fixes

Reminder Now 2.0

Developers Emberify have been rather busy of late. It was only at the end of September that we announced their new application, Reminder Now, and just a couple of months down the line they are introducing version 2.0 to us with some new features thrown in the mix. In addition, Emberify have also just become a BlackBerry Enterprise Partner which is great to hear. If you missed Reminder Now...

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$10,000 worth of apps up for grabs from Max Secure Software!

Max Secure

When it comes to app giveaways things don't get much bigger than this. Max Secure are giving CrackBerry readers the chance to download a massive selection of apps for free. In fact, it's value is $10,000 - wow! We've featured many of them before here on CrackBerry and from my own point of view I have to say that they really come down to personal taste. I suppose that the app from Max Secure...

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Go vote for ReFocus Tech games in the NGF Awards

Go vote for ReFocus Tech games in the NGF Awards

Time for a little something different this Sunday. We always support developers who brings us apps and games natively built for BlackBerry 10. They run smoother and they do put a lot of time and effort into developing these apps for us. ReFocus Tech has brought apps a handful of apps but they have also created some games for BlackBerry 10 too. Namely, Hues and Pastry Push. And both games have...

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Nemory Studios' Twittly and Messenger Pro apps go on sale for $0.99

Nemory Studios' Twittly and Messenger Pro apps go on sale for $0.99

If you're looking for app bargains this Sunday, then maybe you'll be interested in these two apps on sale today. Nemory Studios has discounted a couple of apps, namely Twittly and Messenger Pro (previously named Messenger for Facebook). Twittly, is the most recent app to be added to the Nemory Studios' app roster and is a pretty slick Twitter client with lots of really neat features. Messenger...

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Hub++ adds Passport support and goes on sale for a limited time

Hub++ adds Passport support and goes on sale for a limited time

As a BlackBerry abuser, there is nothing like seeing the LED flash when a new notification comes in. Hub++ is a headless application that gives users more control and customization over how messages are received. Whether you want to change the LED color and pattern for a specific account or create a system notification profile, this application will let you do so with ease. This latest...

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