Enpass rolls out version 4.5 - Keep your passwords safe and secure

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Enpass is without doubt one of my 'must have apps' on BlackBerry 10. If you've not seen us feature it before it is essentially a password manager, however it offers some amazing features and I certainly wouldn't want to be without it. There are plenty of apps for saving passwords available to us but there are two main reasons I choose to use Enpass. First up is the ability to sync Enpass...

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Evolution Browser gets updated with parental controls plus more

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While most BlackBerry 10 users are happy with the native browser there are a few decent alternatives out there are one that has been constantly updated and improved since its launch in mid 2014 is Evolution Browser from ShaoSoft. If you missed our previous coverage and hands-on video you may well be interested to hear that Evo Browser very cleverly removes all those annoying adverts from...

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Data Monitor, Mapshot 10 & CallBlocker10 - 500 copies of each going free

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It may be Monday and the start of the working week for most folk but that won't stop us putting a smile on a few BlackBerry 10 users faces. The developer (ETwoLTECH) of Data Monitor, Mapshot10 & CallBlocker10 has been in touch with us and is kindly giving away 500 copies of each application. The three apps on offer today won't be for every BlackBerry user so out of courtesy why not...

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SIM card manufacturer Gemalto says its products are secure following NSA hack

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Digital security vendor Gemalto has announced that its products are "secure" following a report last week stating that the NSA and its UK counterpart, the Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ), hacked into the vendor's SIM cards. With a production run of over 2 billion SIM cards a year, Gemalto is the leading SIM card manufacturer in the world, and counts the four major US carriers...

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BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - VMM

BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - VMM

Did you miss out on checking out BerryFlow Upstream live? If so, you can now watch the replay or download the audio. This week, we look at QNX's Hypervisor announcement, the BlackBerry 10.3.1 rollout, T-Mobile and BlackBerry, BBM monetization through 'No Ad' and 'Custom PIN' options and much, much more! You can check out the full video, topic list, guest list as well as grab the audio file...

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How to change the color of your virtual keyboard on BlackBerry 10.3.1

How to change the color of your virtual keyboard with BlackBerry 10.3.1

The big update for BlackBerry 10 smartphones started rolling out on February 19th, 2015. It brings a lot of new features such as endless folders, Quick Settings from anywhere, more icons on the homescreen, BlackBerry Blend and much, much more. We've know about a lot of the new features for a long time now and as always there's lots to discover. One such discovery is the ability to change the...

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Follow Mail 2.0 arrives with integrated adaptive theme plus more

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Follow Mail from Emberify has been updated this week and as usual with their BlackBerry 10 apps, the updates are normally feature rich. Things are no different this time around you'll be pleased to hear and although there are several improvements and bug fixes it's the adaptive theme that got me excited. To simplify, the app essentially changes from light to dark theme depending on the...

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Snap v3 Beta 3 now available for download

Snap v3 Beta 3 now available for download

With two beta releases already out there, it's now time for Snap v3 beta 3. As expected, this release brings along with it several bug fixes and changes including some changes to address download issues, scrolling and there's now additional layout fixes for the BlackBerry Passport as well. That's just a small list of additions, you can view the rest below. Snap v3 Beta 3 (2.9.9.2) Fixed...

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Verizon to offer $50 rebate on the BlackBerry Classic

Verizon to offer $50 rebate on the BlackBerry Classic

Earlier this month we learned the BlackBerry Classic was expected to launch on Verizon on February 26th, but that news never brought any indication of expected pricing for the device. Over at N4BB, they've discovered some further details in that area and have noted Verizon intends to launch the BlackBerry Classic for $149.99 on new a two-year contract but a mail-in rebate, which also includes...

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Mobile Phones Direct now has the red BlackBerry Passport available on contract

If you're in the U.K. and have been wanting to get your hands on the red BlackBerry Passport, your current options are SIM free from Clove or Amazon. However, not everyone can afford to fork out on a SIM free device. Now you don't have to. Mobile Phones Direct now has the red BlackBerry Passport available on contract. You can get the red BlackBerry Passport on either EE, Vodafone, Orange or...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for February 20, 2015

BlackBerry App Roundup for February 20, 2015

Howdy CrackBerry nation! It is the end of another fine week which not only brings us closer to spring (the Northeast is in a bit of a deep freeze with snow as of late), but the long-awaited rollout of OS 10.3.1 has begun bringing with it a wealth of new features in this version. Not only that but today marks the release of the BlackBerry Classic and the exclusive version of the Passport on AT...

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Unable to upgrade to BlackBerry OS 10.3.1 due to insufficient space?

Unable to upgrade to BlackBerry OS 10.3.1 due to insufficient space?

Now that BlackBerry OS 10.3.1 has started rolling out to the masses, the CrackBerry Forums have been insanely busy with folks sharing their experiences with the update. Some have been great and some folks have been running into issues. One item that keeps popping up is when attempting to update to BlackBerry 10 OS version 10.3.1 a message is displayed asking that more space be freed up to...

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Sprint now offering 10 lines with 12GB of shared data for $90 a month

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Sprint is launching yet another price promotion, this time for its Family Share Plan. The limited time offer will give customers up to 10 lines of shared unlimited talk and text, along with 12GB of data, for $90 a month. The carrier says that the offer will end on March 12. From Sprint: Sprint is reducing the data access charge on the $90 Family Share Pack plan from $25 to $15 for...

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Want to try Noted for free? - 1000 free copies up for grabs!

Want to try Noted for free? - 1000 free copies up for grabs!

We've featured Noted a few times here since it's initial release. It is a memo/text editor application that tracks your to-dos and other important information while on the go. Noted stores them all in one place with plenty of features settings to make sure you complete or remember each and every one. If you are seeking a solid application to track your to-do's, then here is your chance to...

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Hands-on with Tilt v2 for BlackBerry 10

Hands-on with Tilt v2 for BlackBerry 10

Towards the end of January we saw a big update to Tilt for BlackBerry 10. There were a bucket load of new features to see. Some people still wonder what the app is all about, so we're going to go hands-on with the app to show you how it works. Tilt is based on the Tilt UI that was showcased by BlackBerry Sweden way back in October 2013. You can head on over to that article and check out the...

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BlackBerry testing 'No Ad' and 'Custom PIN' subscription features

This one won't come as much of a surprise, given BlackBerry's ongoing efforts to monetize BBM and the fact they announced it at CES, but it's interesting that it has now started to appear. If you're running the beta build of BBM on iOS, the 'No Ad' and 'Custom PIN' options have started showing up in the BBM Shop indicating BlackBerry might soon be ready to push them live or is at the very least...

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Cisco AnyConnect beta now appearing for download on BlackBerry World

Cisco AnyConnect beta now appearing for download on BlackBerry World

- UPDATE - We were notified by Cisco that it was intentionally set up this way, but it is indeed an open beta for the app/plugin. You can find out the more details via their Facebook page and you are encouraged to send feedback if you run into issues while using it in an authorized environment. Here's a little something tricky. For a few months now, there has been a Cisco AnyConnect beta...

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BlackBerry Passport and Classic now available for purchase from AT&T

BlackBerry Passport and Classic now available for purchase from AT&T

Right on time. As was announced earlier this month, AT&T set the release date for both the BlackBerry Passport and BlackBerry Classic for February 20th and if you head on over to the AT&T website right now, you'll find both devices are now live and ready to be ordered online. If the rounded off Passport is the way you're going, you can grab it for $199.99 on a new two-year agreement...

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The NSA and GCHQ gave themselves a direct line into your phone

The NSA and GCHQ gave themselves a direct line into your phone

According to new documents leaked by Edward Snowden, the NSA and its UK counterpart, Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ), hacked into the computers of Gemalto, a company that manufactures SIM cards for a large number of carriers around the world. In doing so, the intelligence agencies acquired encryption keys that would allow them to intercept communications from customers of all four...

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ShopBlackBerry and Amazon purchased devices now have OS 10.3.1 available

Digging through the CrackBerry Forums there's a lot of questions surrounding whether or not unlocked BlackBerry 10 devices will be able to get the BlackBerry 10.3.1 update directly from BlackBerry. Thankfully, that question was asked directly to BlackBerry Product Manager, Michael Clewley, who noted ShopBlackBerry devices would get the update direct. We followed up with Michael on that to ask...

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