Camera++ adds Passport support in latest version - 200 copies up for grabs for Passport owners

Not too long ago we posted a review of Camera++, an advanced camera application designed for both professional and amateur photographers. It offered an array of features and different modes so that users had more control over configuring and adjusting their images to capture the picture shot. From being able to setup a timer or image delay, set the capture mode between burst and normal,...

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AT&T to acquire Nextel Mexico for $1.875 billion

AT&T Nextel Mexico

AT&T plans to acquire Nextel Mexico for $1.875 billion in an effort to create a massive North American Mobile Service area that will be able to offer wireless access to 400 million people. The news comes a few months after AT&T announced plans to buy another Mexico-based wireless carrier, Iusacell, for $2.5 billion. Nextel Mexico has three million customers and its network covers 76...

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Amazon Prime annual membership discounted to $72 for one day only

Amazon Prime

If you're looking to become an Amazon Prime member, now is the time to do it as the retailer is offering the annual membership for just $72, down from its usual price of $99. In addition to the discount on the membership, Amazon is streaming all ten episodes of its original series Transparent for free to non-Prime members on January 24. The discount is in celebration of Amazon's strong...

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Limited Edition Black & Gold BlackBerry Passport

When BlackBerry announced the black and gold BlackBerry Passport, there were only 50 available, truly making it a limited edition device. Those 50 were snatched up pretty quickly and shipped out just as fast as they've now started arriving at buyers' doors. Folks in the forums have been asking for unboxings, as well as photos, and one CrackBerry reader has obliged though they wish to stay...

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Create and share your collages with 100 copies of Mix My Pics

Create and share your collages with 100 copies of Mix My Pics

If one were to go through the Camera and Photos folders on my BlackBerry you would find over 1,000 images. My BlackBerry remains my primary camera for capturing special moments and events. As such, there are times where I would like to share these photos without having to sit and upload each one separately. In those instances, a collage application allows you to quickly organize and share your...

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Valentine's Day sticker packs now available in the BBM Shop

Valentine's Day BBM sticker packs now available in the BBM Shop

It's not yet February, but retailers have already begun gearing up for Valentine's Day so it seems fitting the BBM Shop would be ahead of the game as well. Two new Valentine's Day specific BBM packs have arrived and are available for $1.99 each. First up is the aptly named Valentine's Day pack that features all the standard lovey stuff you can handle including teddy bears, hearts, flowers,...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for January 23, 2015

BlackBerry App Roundup for January 23, 2015

Howdy CrackBerry nation! Welcome to another edition of our roundup. What a week it has been. Not only did the AT&T BlackBerry Passport pass through the FCC and John Chen call for app neutrality but that pesky Samsung buyout rumor resurfaced. Finally, and you should pay attention to this, you should enter our Send a tweet and you could win a BlackBerry Classic contest. Now it is time to...

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Sprint, come join us. Please.

Sprint's taking the fight straight to T-Mobile and is offering customers of the Un-carrier a guaranteed minimum trade-in credit of $200 for their current working T-Mobile smartphone. That's in addition to the current contract buy-out offer (though T-Mobile ditched traditional contracts nearly two years ago) or up to $350 in credit to pay for their new Sprint phone. The offer's good through...

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Record video at the resolution of your choice with VideoBasic

Record video at the resolution of your choice with VideoBasic

In this day and age, our smartphones are not only devices that organize our day and help us communicate with friends but they also document the important events. From capturing images or videos of those special moments, the only thing left to figure out is how to transfer the media to our friends and loved ones. When it comes to videos, we are all aware of the 16MB limit on transferring files...

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BlackBerry Passport part of Amazon India Lightning Deals

If you live in India and are looking to grab a good deal on a BlackBerry Passport, Amazon has now placed the device on their site as part of their Lightning Deals. The listing drops pricing on the BlackBerry to Rs. 41,830.00 which is a savings of Rs. 8,160.00 (16%) but it's only good for the next seven hours at the time of this posting with 44% claimed thus far. If you want in on the deal, you...

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Three UK reportedly confirmed to be purchasing O2 for £10 billion

Three UK reportedly confirmed to be purchasing O2 for £10 billion

It was reported a few days ago that Three UK was looking to purchase O2 from Telefonica, and now the deal has reportedly been confirmed at a price of 10 billion pounds (roughly 15 billion US dollars) and is expected to be finalized Friday morning. The report comes from The Financial Times, which says: The deal to merge O2, Britain's second-biggest mobile operator, with Hutchison Whampoa'...

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BBM beta for iOS updated to v2.7.0.20

BBM beta for iOS updated to v2.7.0.20

Are you among the many beta testers for BBM on iOS? If so, you'll want to check Test Flight for the latest release. A new update has arrived as v2.7.0.20 and it has a few things for everyone to test out. Some of them are new, some of them apparently may have been reworked and just need more testing. You can have a look at the noted changes thanks to change log from BlackBerry. What to Test...

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Login issues with BlackBerry Travel have now been resolved

Login issues with BlackBerry Travel have now beeen resolved

For those of you who follow our BBM Channel (C00012B19 - You follow right? We post 'smaller' news there often), we let folks know on Tuesday about an issue with BlackBerry Travel where attempting to sign in to the BlackBerry Travel app on the BlackBerry 10 smartphone, after entering your login credentials, a spinning circle icon would appear and the login would not complete. Although it hasn't...

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Do you own a BlackBerry Passport? Tell us why you love it!

Do you own a BlackBerry Passport? Tell us why you love it!

Since the release of the BlackBerry Passport, we've heard plenty of testimonials as to why people love their BlackBerry Passport. On Amazon, in forum posts, in device reviews and more. BlackBerry has now put together a video sharing some of what people are saying about their BlackBerry Passport and why they love it. Rather than just sharing the video though, we figured there's no better time...

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AT&T BlackBerry Passport passes through the FCC

AT&T BlackBerry Passport passes through the FCC

In some slightly obvious but still somewhat surprising news, the AT&T BlackBerry Passport has just now slid through the FCC. Despite being announced at CES 2015, the actual submission to the FCC for the AT&T specific BlackBerry Passport was only submitted on January 7th, 2015. The next stop is almost certainly the actual arrival on AT&T and the FCC documents may possibly hint at...

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Mobile Nations Community Update, January 2015

Mobile Nations Community Update, January 2015

Mobile Nations Community Update It's time to bring you up-to-speed on the latest goings on at Android Central, Connectedly, CrackBerry, iMore, and Windows Central in the first Community Update of 2015. As you might expect, December was a bit of a whirlwind. We had a lot of CES planning to take care of, and our #CESlive show went off without a hitch. It was...

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Send a tweet and you could win a FREE BlackBerry Classic!

Send a tweet and you could win a FREE BlackBerry Classic!

Entry is now closed - Winner will be selected soon The BlackBerry Classic is a new smartphone with that old familiar BlackBerry feel, and we know how badly some of you want to own one. The reintroduction of the toolbelt combined with the best keyboard on the market has given the Classic an irresistible draw for many people. We've done a few contests in the last couple of months, and given away...

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Shield your BlackBerry Z10's display with these anti-glare screen protectors—only $8.95 today!

BodyGuardz HD Anti-glare ScreenGuardz are custom designed to protect your BlackBerry Z10's screen while reducing annoying glare at the same time. Including 2 per package you can apply one right away and keep the extra for when it's time to replace yours, or share it with a fellow Z10 user!

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BlackBerry CEO John Chen calls for 'app neutrality'

John Chen calls for app neutrality

BlackBerry CEO John Chen has taken to the Inside BlackBerry Blog to share his thoughts on Net Neutrality and something he calls 'App Neutrality'. The post is adapted from a letter sent to the Chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, John Thune, the Chairman of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Fred Upton, and Ranking Committee Members, U.S....

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Reminder-Now-3.0-Hero

Reminder Now, which rolled out to BlackBerry 10 in September 2014 has today been given a nice overhaul to version 3.0. As well as fixes and support for the BlackBerry Classic, the app has been given a breath of fresh air with a new user interface. If you think you could use an app that provides you with reminders based on your location or people that you receive emails and SMS from then...

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