U.S. passes E-Label Act to free your gadgets from ugly labels

U.S. passes E-Label Act to free your gadgets from ugly labels

President Obama has signed the E-Label Act into law on Wednesday, which will allow electronics manufacturers to add labels for products using software rather than having to print the labels on hardware. Essentially, with the law, phones and tablets can be made with cleaner designs as labels and stickers will no longer be needed and the information could instead be found within the phone's...

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Evernote for BlackBerry 10 updated with various improvements and bug fixes

If Evernote is your go-to app for taking notes on BlackBerry 10, you'll want to make sure you grab the latest release. Appearing now in BlackBerry World, v5.5.1.561 is a small update that simply highlights 'various improvements and bug fixes' as what has changed. Quickly looking over the update, nothing appears to of have visually changed but if Evernote says there're improvements, we'll have...

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Native BlackBerry 10 Plex client MediaX adds Plex companion support, theme music for shows and more!

For those of you who love viewing media on your smartphone, one of the ways in which you can accomplish this is through MediaX. As the first native Plex client for BlackBerry 10 it allows you to view your movies, TV shows, and music stored on your media server on your device. The developer released a new version to BlackBerry World recently and while the update is rather small, brings a few...

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Announcing our BlackBerry Classic IOU winner and another chance to win!

Announcing our BlackBerry Classic IOU winner and another chance to win!

The BlackBerry Passport has been available in black for quite some time now, and as of this week you can pre-order it in your choice of red or white as well! We're feeling so thankful for all of our wonderful readers, so what better to give away than a FREE BlackBerry Passport in your choice of color? Keep reading to see how you can enter to win. It's also time to announce who has won our...

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Commence Operation BBM - Penguins of Madagascar stickers arrive in the BBM Shop!

Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private have arrived on BBM just in time for their latest adventure on the big screen. If you head on into the BBM Shop you can now grab a sticker pack of the whole gang for only $1.99. The pack should be live for everyone right now, so if you're not seeing it as of yet, try and hit this link to make it appear for you.

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When checking the new arrivals section in BlackBerry World it's normally super exciting to see an app from BlackBerry themselves. Not so much today, but it will certainly come in handy for some folk. I'll keep this one short and sweet. If when you got your hands on your BlackBerry 10 device and you may have deleted the text messages app icon you can now get it back if you so desire. I...

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Search for IMDB gets updated once again with more enhancements and fixes

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For you movie buffs out there, we don't have an official IMDB application for BlackBerry 10. But what we do have is Search for IMDB from S4BB which offers up a great 'Built for BlackBerry' experience and it's latest update is packed with new features and fixes. If you've not given this one a try before you'll be pleased to hear that it is free to download. The app will give you instant...

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Score this BlackBerry Z10 dual-layer case and holster combo on sale today for just $21.95!

The Incipio OVRMLD Flexible Hard-Shell Case is engineered with raised NGP barriers to protect the soft touch finish from unpredictable scratches and surface wear. The included holster features a rotating clip that allows you to wear your device at your side in any position that's most comfortable for you. Get yours in black or pink today and save 45%

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Get apps, movies and more for free via Verizon's Connection Day promotion

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Verizon is getting into the spirit of the holiday season by giving away a host of digital content today, which the carrier is calling Connection Day. Starting today, all users, regardless of wireless carrier, will be able to access free content from iTunes, Amazon, Pandora, Conde Nast, Boingo and more, courtesy of Verizon. Here's what you'll be getting via the Connection Day promotion:...

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We're used to seeing fairly regular updates from BlackBerry app developer ShaoSoft and Wallpaper Changer HD has just received a huge one. What was already a fantastic way to spice up your BlackBerry 10 device just got even better! The biggest changes are that you can now have the weather forecast on your lockscreen and larger weather conditions on your homescreen - good stuff. There's also...

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Pre-release BlackBerry Classic gets reviewed ahead of December 17th launch

A few days ago I was digging through Twitter and came across an account which showed off a pre-release version of the BlackBerry Classic. As there wasn't a whole lot of information to go along with it, I simply retweeted the tweet with the BlackBerry Classic and posted the images in the forums. Since then, the individual behind the account has been answering questions about the device for folks...

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Celebrity Chef Tyler Florence shares why he made the switch back to BlackBerry

Being a celebrity chef, writer and television host Tyler Florence is obviously a busy individual and to keep his life on track, he relies on BlackBerry, more specifically - a BlackBerry Passport. With his love for BlackBerry being no secret, in a new interview with the Inside BlackBerry blog, Florence has shared a little more insight into how BlackBerry helps him manage his busy schedule, all...

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Copy and store your chat histories with 1000 copies of ClipMan Clipboard Manager

We have featured quite a few utility applications on the blog but one that has grown since inception and offers a wide array of features is ClipMan Clipboard Manager. This useful and headless application monitors your clipboard to quickly copy and paste several lines of text to any application on your device. From creating drafts, notes, and templates to adding a cloud extension to synchronize...

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Don't miss your chance to get this BlackBerry micro-USB wall charger today while it's on sale for $4.95!

This OEM wall charger is great to have around the office, while your traveling or just at home! The cable reaches 3ft. in length and will connect to any one of your micro-USB devices. The charging block features a folding blade design which makes it easy to store in your bag when not in use, too! Get yours today and save an amazing 83% off the list price.

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Save a few bucks and pick up Jack Lumber for free today from Amazon

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A little over a year ago we announced that the game Jack Lumber had become available for BlackBerry 10 smartphones and I enjoyed it so much we demonstrated it to you on video. If you were put off by the price tag, but liked the look of the game, today is your lucky day as Amazon have Jack Lumber as their free app of the day - sweet! If you missed our initial post this one's a real beauty....

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Amazon has announced that its PickUp service has expanded to include more than 10,000 Post Offices across the UK, boosting the number of supported locations to over 16,000. Rather than relying on couriers, customers can opt for Royal Mail's Local Collect to have their packages delivered to a nearby location where they can conveniently pick up the order without hassle. All that's required is...

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BlackBerry announce new partnerships to help monetize BBM

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We all know that the amount of global BBM users has taken a step in the right direction this year with the 'best' instant messaging client going cross platform. With BBM not just being restricted to BlackBerry 10 users now, but also iOS, Android and Windows Phone, BlackBerry have formed a couple of new bonds to help generate some extra revenue from BBM. It's no shock that BlackBerry are well...

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This is the kind of app news I like to see and I'm sure you're all with me. BlackBerry World are tag teaming up with Nemory Studios, Emberify and Max Secure Software to offer discounts on a selection of BlackBerry 10 applications - most of which we've featured here on CrackBerry before. The sale is clearly to coincide with Black Friday however, the discounted prices are now live in...

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WhatsApp gets a small update in the BlackBerry Beta Zone with video fixes plus more

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If you're part of the BlackBerry Beta Zone project, where you can test out early versions of apps before they hit BlackBerry World, you may want to grab the latest WhatsApp edition if you're a user of the instant messaging client. In the last 24 hours WhatsApp have offered up version 2.11.1046.2 in the Beta Zone for BlackBerry 10 handsets and although it's only a small update, it's always...

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BlackBerry Passport roll out continues with launch in the Philippines

BlackBerry Passport roll out continues with launch in the Philippines

For customers in the Philippines waiting to get their hands on the BlackBerry Passport, your wait is now over. Announced today at a media launch event being held in Manila, Cameron Vernest, Managing Director for Singapore and the Philippines at BlackBerry announced the BlackBerry Passport will soon be available through Smart and Globe with the suggested retail price of P35,790. So glad to be...

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