Germany gives thumbs-up to BlackBerry's acquisition of Secusmart

German gives thumbs-up to BlackBerry's acquisition of Secusmart

Germany has backed BlackBerry's acquisition of mobile security company Secusmart. The government wanted to make sure that the purchase would not be a threat to Germany's security interests, as many government officials in the country use devices with Secusmart encryption. Secusmart offers high-security voice and data encryption, along with anti-eavesdropping software for its customers, a...

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Black Friday Weekend Sale: 25% off chargers or 15% off accessories!

Black Friday Weekend Sale: 25% off chargers or 15% off accessories!

It's that special time of the year again when the savings are high and temperatures are low. Our team here at ShopCrackBerry is celebrating this holiday weekend by giving you a series of amazing discounts on a bunch of BlackBerry goodies you certainly won't want to miss out on! To kick off this year's Black Friday, we're giving you 25% off all BlackBerry chargers by using coupon code:...

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Black Friday 2014 Deals

Black Friday 2014 Deals

Black Friday 2014 dealsThe best deals in tech on the biggest sales day of the year Last update: 6:48 pm EST 28 November 2014 The biggest shopping day of the year is fast approaching. They call it Black Friday, the day after American Thanksgiving, and while the origin of the name as the point where retailers' balance books shift from being in the red (...

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Get 33% to 50% discount on ALL BlackBerry apps by Rad Systems this Black Friday

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To add to the list of apps that will be on sale today are a selection from Rad Systems. I'll be honest and say that I haven't used them all but it looks like half are free to download with a reduced in-app purchase price today, so at least you can test some out without committing your cash. You may think that you don't need some of them such as 'Torch Flashlight' as we have a torch feature...

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Indonesian culture mini BBM sticker pack now available!

Indonesian culture mini BBM sticker pack now available!

Susilo Saptoady is an Indonesian freelance illustrator and graphic designer. His mission is to introduce others to Indonesian culture through his artwork and now, through BBM he has released a special mini Indonesian BBM sticker pack. The pack contains eight stickers in total and is available now for only $0.49. If you're looking to add some Indonesian culture to your BBM, you can grab the pack...

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$130-worth of Amazon apps now available for free

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Leading up to Black Friday shenanigans, Amazon has kicked off a great promotion on their Appstore, featuring $130-worth of apps for free. Some of the highlights of the collection includes Angry Birds Seasons, Perfectly Clear, Quell Memento, Edge Extended, and Docs to Go Premium. There are plenty more beyond that, and hey, since they're free, you might as well chow down and get them...

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This slim leather case for BlackBerry Z10 is 50% off today!

This slim leather case for BlackBerry Z10 is 50% off today!

The CrackBerry Open Face Case is a slim, form-fitting case made of genuine leather that's custom fit for your BlackBerry Z10. This case gives your device a clean, professional look while allowing complete access to the screen, camera, ports and buttons. The back of the case features a sturdy, rotating and removable belt clip which can be used to keep your device at your side. Get yours for just...

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BProfile has been updated for your BlackBerry 10 handset this week and although the amount of new additional icons is not huge, it's sure nice to see the dev getting some enterprise options is there just as BES12 takes flight. I thought it was also a good opportunity to give you a quick look at the app on video if it sounds of interest. I for one have used BProfile to create my profile...

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Save a few bucks and get MACE for free, thanks to Amazon

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MACE is a game we first took a look at back in May 2014 and it's there in BlackBerry World if you want it. It does however come with a price tag of a couple of bucks. Thankfully, for today only, here in the UK, you can grab the Android version from the Amazon Appstore as they are featuring it as their free app of the day. If space shoot 'em ups is your thing then this one will satisfy your...

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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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