Win a brand new BlackBerry DTEK50 from CrackBerry!

Win a brand new BlackBerry DTEK50 from CrackBerry!

BlackBerry's newest device, the DTEK50, has recently released, and if you haven't already, you should check out Bla1ze's DTEK50 review, then head back here because we're giving away another one and you should enter to win! More details on that below, but first it's time to announce the winner of our last contest! Everyone please congratulate the winner and proud new owner of a DTEK50, Gerald...

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BlackBerry 'Argon' likely to be released as the DTEK60

BlackBerry 'Argon' likely to be released as the DTEK60

Although we haven't heard a lot about the BlackBerry 'Argon' since the initial rumors popped up, there's now some further evidence the device exists directly off of BlackBerry's servers. Oddly enough, the details come directly from a page which was clearly not meant to be published given the 'donotpublish.html' extension but alas, they somehow went live confirming what was already rumored for...

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BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - Widget

BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - Widget

After taking a week off, Upstream has returned. If you missed it live on Sunday night, you can now get yourself caught up. This week, we discuss the latest build of Snap, BlackBerry Hub+ Suite updates, and expansions, as well as some iOS 10 news. Plus, with BlackBerry set to announce their Q2 fiscal 2017 results September 28th, we dig a bit into what that all could mean for the company....

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Mobile Nations Weekly: Sevens

Mobile Nations Weekly: Sevens

You might have heard about the hot new thing in tech... Samsung's Note 7-shaped hole, err, recall just keeps getting deeper — the recall of the potentially-explosive phone got "now the government's involved" official. If you're still using a recalled Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (if you've not exchanged your phone, that's you), please go to the nearest store for your carrier and exchange it. It doesn...

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Have you switched to a Priv or DTEK50 from a BlackBerry 10 phone?

Have you switched to a Priv or DTEK50 from a BlackBerry 10 phone?

Back when the rumors of BlackBerry releasing an Android-powered phone were rampant, we ran a poll asking how many folks would you buy an Android-based BlackBerry. At the time, the majority (53.82%) stated if it wasn't running BlackBerry 10 they didn't want it. Clearly, a lot has changed since then. BlackBerry now has two Android-powered phones on the market and that raises the question of...

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Having issues with Reddit In Motion? A fix is on the way

Having issues with Reddit In Motion? A fix is on its way

If you're a Reddit In Motion user, you may have noticed the app hasn't been pulling in content recently unless you were logged into a Reddit account. Luckily, the developer behind the app was made aware of the problem, tracked it down and has already submitted a new build to BlackBerry World. While it's not available as of yet, once it is approved, the update will start rolling out to...

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BlackBerry COO Marty Beard: We're not letting one product or idea define us

As I mentioned in an earlier post, BlackBerry has been ramping up their company messaging to let folks know there is way more to BlackBerry than just their handset business. Another prime example of 'fighting' that mindset has come from Marty Beard, BlackBerry's chief operating officer, in response to a recently published article on Huffington Post titled 'Don't Let Yourself (Or Your Kid) Be...

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BlackBerry software recognized by Gartner for Critical Capabilities in High-Security Mobility Management

Just in case BlackBerry's focus on software hasn't been clear in recent months, the company has now taken another opportunity to spread that message. As noted by BlackBerry's Chief Security Officer, David Kleidermacher in a new post on the Inside BlackBerry blog titled 'BlackBerry Software is our Business', Gartner recently awarded BlackBerry with the highest score in 6 out of 6 use cases in...

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Snap v3 free version for BlackBerry 10 now available

Snap v3 free version for BlackBerry 10 now available

Despite arriving a little later than expected, Snap v3 free version for BlackBerry 10 has now arrived and is available for download. As you may recall, early access was offered up on a 'pay what you want' basis but for this release, there's no payment required as the app is ad-supported. With that in mind, the developer does note 'If everything works well, please consider upgrading to support...

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ShopBlackBerry offering 40% off all BlackBerry accessories

ShopBlackBerry offering 40% off all BlackBerry accessories

If you're looking to load up on BlackBerry accessories, ShopBlackBerry has kicked off a limited time sale you'll likely want to check out. From now, through to September 27, 2016 at 11:59pm PST, BlackBerry is offering 40% all BlackBerry branded accessories. ShopBlackBerry Canada ShopBlackBerry US ShopBlackBerry UK ShopBlackBerry France ShopBlackBerry Germany ShopBlackBerry Europe Whether you...

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You can now grab a BlackBerry Priv from Rogers for $0 on contract

You can now grab a BlackBerry Priv from Rogers for $0 on contract

Although the BlackBerry Priv has been available for Rogers Enterprise customers for free on contract for a while now, the Canadian carrier has finally decided to move that pricing over to the consumer side of their services. At this point, there's no mention of whether or not it's for a limited time on the site itself, but if you've been holding off, waiting for the price to drop, and don't...

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BlackBerry software ready on day one for iOS 10

BlackBerry software ready on day one for iOS 10

Apple's iOS 10 officially becomes available today and to go along with that update, BlackBerry has announced their Good Secure EMM Suites and essential BlackBerry apps and software have been updated for iOS 10 and are available in the App Store. When paired with iOS 10, BlackBerry enhances Apple's security and enterprise readiness. We go beyond support for just MDM capabilities, enabling a...

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BlackBerry opens BlackBerry Hub+ Suite beta testing to all Android devices!

Now that BlackBerry has expanded their Hub+ Suite applications for Android, they have also opened up the beta testing process for those apps through the BlackBerry Beta Zone letting any device running Android 5.1 and up participate. To get started, you will need a BlackBerry Beta Zone account if you don't already have one, but from there you can visit this link to register for an invite to...

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Instagram rolls out improvements to make comments safer for everyone

Instagram rolls out improvements to make comments safer for everyone

Earlier this summer, Instagram began letting high-profile users of the platform filter specific words from the comments sections of their posts, and now the company has decided to allow anyone use the keyword moderation tool, as noted by Kevin Systrom CEO & Co-founder, Instagram. The beauty of the Instagram community is the diversity of its members. All different types of people —...

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Mobile Nations Weekly: Seven squared

Mobile Nations Weekly: Seven squared

A new iPhone 7 and a Galaxy Note 7 walk into a bar and things get a little heated. It happens every year — Apple announces a new iPhone and the tech world comes to a halt. This year is was for the iPhone 7 — it's faster, more water resistant, and sporting better cameras than ever before. But it's also not radically different-looking than the previous iPhone and controversially has dropped the...

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How to check your keyboard stats on the BlackBerry Priv or DTEK50

How to check your keyboard stats on the BlackBerry Priv or DTEK50

As part of the September update for the BlackBerry Keyboard app on Android, BlackBerry introduced a new feature called Keyboard Stats. As the name implies, keyboard stats offers up detailed statistics about your BlackBerry keyboard usage such as characters typed, words predicted, emoji used, how many words were auto corrected and more. If you're interested in those details, here's how you can...

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BlackBerry Hub, Keyboard, Calendar and more for Android updated!

BlackBerry Hub, Keyboard, Calendar and more for Android updated!

For about the past week now the BlackBerry Beta Zone has been busy rolling out a ton of updates and now, the time has come to move some of those beta releases into official status. A ton of new updates have now started to filter through the Google Play Store, and while not all the changelogs have been updated, BlackBerry did take the time to outline some highlights for us all. BlackBerry...

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BlackBerry expands Hub+ Suite applications for Android

BlackBerry expands Hub+ Suite applications for Android

Last month BlackBerry announced they would be bringing their Android apps such as the BlackBerry Hub, Calendar, and Password Keeper to even more Android users through a new subscription offering called Hub+ and now, they have announced an expansion of that access adding even more of the productivity apps to the mix. To understand how software is an integral part of BlackBerry's DNA, look...

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Learn how BlackBerry enriches the iOS 10 experience for your organization

On September 13, Apple will be releasing iOS 10 to the masses and on September 15, BlackBerry will be hosting a webinar to cover a summary of the new features and to show how BlackBerry can enrich the iOS 10 experience for your organization. How will your business mobility strategy be impacted with the release of iOS 10? Attend this live webinar event for a summary on the new features in...

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BlackBerry announces they have completed their debt restructuring

BlackBerry announces they have completed their debt restructuring

As a follow-up to their earlier convertible debentures announcement on August 26, BlackBerry has now announced they have completed the redemption of all of its 6% unsecured convertible debentures. Additionally, BlackBerry also announced they have completed the previously announced private placement of USD$605,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 3.75% unsecured convertible debentures to...

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