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BlackBerry Priv spotted running Android Marshmallow

BlackBerry Priv spotted running Android Marshmallow

Just in case anyone out there was still wondering whether or not BlackBerry was working on Android 6.0 Marshmallow for the BlackBerry Priv, there's now further evidence of its existence outside of the few images of devices running it that have popped up. Looking at the video, it's pretty easy to say that with the jump to Marshmallow, BlackBerry didn't change much by way of looks on the...

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BlackBerry Priv wins Red Dot Award for Product Design 2016

BlackBerry Priv wins Red Dot Award for Product Design 2016

Adding to their already existing Red Dot awards for the BlackBerry Passport, BlackBerry Q10, BlackBerry Z10 and Porsche Design P'9981, the BlackBerry Priv has now won the Red Dot Award for Product Design 2016 as announced by BlackBerry. "Our BlackBerry Design Team is extremely excited to be recognized by the prestigious Red Dot, given the time and energy spent on developing this next...

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AT&T to offer unlimited data for U-verse home Internet customers

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AT&T is offering its home Internet customers who sign up for U-verse a way to get unlimited data with no caps. This can come in the form of a couple of different options. AT&T stated: On May 23, we will introduce a new unlimited data option for our U-verse home Internet customers. AT&T customers who have only our U-verse home Internet service can add unlimited data for $30...

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T-Mobile reportedly set to launch data-only plans on March 30

T-Mobile reportedly set to launch data-only plans on March 30

T-Mobile is reportedly set to start offering new data-only plans for those who would rather skip the voice portion of their cell service. According to a leaked document obtained by TmoNews, T-Mobile will launch the so-called Simple Choice Data Only plans on March 30 with a variety of data bucket sizes and unlimited texts. The options start out at $20 per month for 2GB of data and cap out at...

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Mobile Nations Weekly: What's old is new again

Mobile Nations Weekly: What's old is new again

What's old is new again. Apple made waves early in the week, and we wasted no time in putting their latest wares to the test. So here they are, our iPhone SE review and our iPad Pro 9.7-inch review. Oh, and some updates to iOS and new Apple Watch bands. We're still getting to know the Samsung Galaxy S7, but things are about to get real crazy with the arrival of the LG G5. Not content to be...

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BlackBerry Priv now available in Japan

BlackBerry Priv now available in Japan

Adding to the already long list of regions where Priv is available, BlackBerry has now announced their first Android-powered smartphone is now available in Japan through BlackBerry's exclusive Japanese reseller, Fox Inc. Pricing for Priv in Japan has been set at 99,800 Yen (excluding tax) and the device is available for purchase through Bic Camera, Amazon Japan and Fox-operated "caseplay"...

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Latest Priv update patches recent security exploits

Priv update brings a stronger Linux kernel

An update is now available for those with the BlackBerry Priv, and this update also focuses on security. We've seen monthly security patches since the phone's release, but this is a bit different. A recent discovery showed that the Android / Linux kernel was vulnerable to a specific attack, and this update fixes that to prevent issues. BlackBerry has posted additional details on the update...

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Air Canada to launch in-flight Wi-Fi for international flights this fall

Air Canada to launch in-flight Wi-Fi for international flights this fall

Air Canada has announced plans to launch in-flight Wi-Fi for its international flights. The airline says that it will start installing Gogo 2Ku satellite tech on its wide-body aircraft, with a debut set for this fall: Under the agreement announced today, Air Canada will begin installing Gogo® 2Ku satellite technology on its wide-body fleet commencing this fall with its Boeing 777 aircraft...

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Verizon

AT&T, Sprint and Verizon have all announced that customers in the U.S. can call and text numbers in Belgium free of charge for a number of days in the wake of attacks in that country today. AT&T stated: Our thoughts are with the people of Belgium and our customers who have friends and family there. We're going to credit our wireline and wireless customers for all calls and text...

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echAccess will now offer the BlackBerry enterprise software portfolio

Following the announcement of Exclusive Networks offering the full BlackBerry Enterprise software portfolio across Benelux, DACH and the U.K, BlackBerry has continued to expand their distribution partners. This time around, TechAccess and BlackBerry have teamed up by signing a distribution agreement which covers GCC, KSA, Levant, North Africa and Pakistan. BlackBerry offers the industry's...

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Mobile Nations Weekly: S7, SE, W10M, and even BB10

Mobile Nations Weekly: S7, SE, W10M, and even BB10

Deciding, releasing, updating, and event...ing. So you've read the Samsung Galaxy S7 reviews and you're wondering if you should go buy one. Well, here's some more data to help inform your decision: should you get the standard S7 or the S7 edge? Should an S6 owner upgrade to the S7?? Is the Galaxy S7 camera really the best? And should you just wait for the Note 6? The past two weeks have been...

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BlackBerry to announce Year-End and Q4 Fiscal 2016 results on April 1

BlackBerry to announce Year-End and Q4 Fiscal 2016 results on April 1

Save the date for April 1st, as that's when BlackBerry will be announcing its Year-End and fourth quarter fiscal 2016 results. Like previous reports, BlackBerry will reveal its financial results for the quarter via a conference call and live webcast. BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ: BBRY; TSX: BB) will be reporting results for the year-end and fourth quarter of fiscal 2016 on April 1, 2016. A...

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BBM beta for BlackBerry 10 adds new features and sharing options

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For those of you lucky enough to be a part of the BBM beta for BlackBerry 10, you'll want to fire up the Beta Zone app and get the latest release downloaded. This time around, there's actually some new features added to the mix making the update even that more special. What has been added? Let's take a look. New Features Forward a message Shred a chat Updated look and feel for Priority...

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BlackBerry reiterates their strong commitment to the BlackBerry developer community

In light Facebook opting to discontinue support of their essential APIs for BlackBerry and WhatsApp announcing they would be ending support for BlackBerry 10 and BlackBerry OS devices at the end of 2016, Lou Gazzola, head of App Ecosystem and the Developer Outreach team at BlackBerry has now taken to the company blog to reiterate BlackBerry's strong commitment to the BlackBerry developer...

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T-Mobile adds new BingeOn partners

T-Mobile has announced a number of new partners for its BingeOn program, including YouTube, Discovery Go, Redbull TV and others. John Legere took to Twitter with some stats that the company has collected, like that millions of subscribers are now streaming more than twice the amount they were before BingeOn, and that on the T-Mobile network you get 480p Netflix instead of the 360p that others...

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You can now search for all the things in the CrackBerry Android app!

You can now search for all the things in the CrackBerry Android app!

Our Android apps just got a whole lot better — and we're not done yet! We've reached a pretty major milestone in the life of the CrackBerry app — you can now search for stories. And for forum threads. And for individual posts. Basically you can search for all the things. And if it seems like this has been a long time coming, well, it has. When you're working with custom apps and custom back-...

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Unable to add a PayPal account within BlackBerry World? There's a fix for that

Have you been having issues with adding a PayPal account to BlackBerry World on your BlackBerry 10 smartphone where it throws an error stating 'We ran into a problem while processing your request. Please try again later.'? If so, BlackBerry has now released a new update to the BlackBerry Payment Options app which should resolve the problem according to the BlackBerry Knowledge Base. Overview...

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BlackBerry is one of the most visible brands in the new season of House of Cards

Netflix's House of Cards is a hit and if you've ever watched it, then you know product placement on the show is huge as well. So much so that a lot of time goes into analyzing the brands within each episode. The folks at Concave Brand Tracking are the latest to pull some of that data and after having combed through the latest season, have named BlackBerry as the number one mobile phone brand for...

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Exclusive Networks will now offer the full BlackBerry enterprise software portfolio

Building off of their already existing partnership in Australia and the Nordic region, BlackBerry has teamed up with Exclusive Networks to offer the full BlackBerry Enterprise software portfolio across Benelux, DACH and the U.K. BlackBerry has developed genuinely disruptive new technology and has been a leader in security for the mobile enterprise for many years," said Barrie Desmond, COO...

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