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BlackBerry KEYone Specs and Features

Official BlackBerry KEYone Specs and Features

The pieces that make the BlackBerry KEYone tick! Now that the BlackBerry KEYone is official, that means the full run down of specs are available now as well. For the KEYone, every component of the device, including the Snapdragon 625 was specifically chosen with the goal of lengthening the battery life in mind. Mind you, the battery itself is the largest ever put in a BlackBerry, (3505 mAh) so...

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BlackBerry Mobile Livestream from Mobile World Congress 2017

Please Note, We'll be updating this page with the live chat before going live. As show time approaches, be sure to refresh your browser to make sure you're on the latest version of the page and watching the proper stream and chat. Thanks! On February 25th at 7pm CET / 1pm EST, BlackBerry Mobile will unveil their newest BlackBerry Smartphone to the world in Barcelona, Spain at Mobile World...

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Our new forums are here!

Our new forums are here!

We've redesigned our Forums to make them more accessible to more users — all while maintaining what made them great for our seasoned community members to start! We want more people reading and engaging with the great content that is being produced in our Forums. Here is an overview of some of the biggest changes - a big thank you to Gio Martinez in particular for absolutely crushing it in...

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You'll never guess who's hosting the BlackBerry Mercury Launch Event at #MWC17

CrackBerry Kevin to be the show host as BlackBerry Mobile officially unveils the "Mercury" to the world! I'm incredibly excited to be able to share with everyone some fun news leading into Saturday's BlackBerry Mercury Launch Event in Barcelona at Mobile World Congress. In honor of CrackBerry turning 10 Years Old at midnight on Saturday, the team at BlackBerry Mobile thought it would be...

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Save $90 on these FRESHeBUDS Pro Magnetic Bluetooth Earbuds

Using Bluetooth earbuds while exercising or enjoying outdoor activities makes life oh so sweet. Unfortunately, the market is saturated with headphones, with most options ending up low quality and disappointing. What you need is a high-quality set of earbuds that you can use in any scenario, and you need earbuds that are built to last. Save $90 on these headphones! Learn More The original...

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We just surprised 10 CrackBerry members with a trip to Barcelona!

In honor of CrackBerry's 10th Anniversary and BlackBerry Mobile's "Mercury" Launch Event in Barcelona Spain at Mobile World Congress, we surprised 10 CrackBerry members with free trips to attend in person!! If you're a regular reader of CrackBerry you know we've been bringing back the good 'ole days this month as we celebrate 10 Years of CrackBerry. Nothing screams the good 'ole days more than...

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The last time BlackBerry hosted a 48-hour flash sale on the BlackBerry Passport, folks cleared ShopBlackBerry of all the BackBerry Passport Silver Editions. Seriously, there's none left. But if you're still looking to get an original BlackBerry Passport, BlackBerry has fired up another 48-hour flash sale and you can snag one for a great price! ShopBlackBerry US BlackBerry Passport - $229.00...

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Where to watch the BlackBerry Mobile MWC 2017 Press Event Livestream

This Saturday, February 25th at 1pm EST / 7pm CET, BlackBerry Mobile will unveil the newest BlackBerry Smartphone to the world. For those not attending the press event in person, you'll be able to watch the livestream right here on CrackBerry! As we celebrate 10 Years of CrackBerry this month, we're going all out as we cover the launch of the BlackBerry "Mercury", which will be officially...

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The first PT BB Merah Putih built BlackBerry-branded device has slowly been making its way through the certification process for Indonesia and has now finally reached the final step, meaning its eventual arrival might not be that far off. At this point, there's plenty of rumored specs floating about, but no images have appeared for the device simply known as BBC100-1. As for those rumored specs...

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BBM for Android update brings fixes, refinements and spam blocking

Fresh out of beta testing BBM is rolling out a new update to our favorite messenger that brings some much needed fixed and refinements. Following up on commitments made earlier in the month, spam blocking has been added to help better the user experience. There are three key items in this version that make it worth the upgrade. The ability to block spam is big for BBM and gives us more...

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From the Editor's Desk: Barcelona Bound for BlackBerry Mobile!

*/ /*-->*/ The Final Countdown is ON! Our CrackBerry Coverage heads to Barcelona, Spain this week for Mobile World Congress and most importantly, BlackBerry Mobile's official unveiling of the "BlackBerry Mercury". We know a lot about this new Android-powered BlackBerry, but there are still a few remaining secrets to be learned and a few big questions that by this time next week we...

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BlackBerry Mercury passes through the Wi-Fi Alliance for certification

Although it's slightly less interesting news considering we know we'll learn more at BlackBerry Mobile's Mercury launch event on February 25, for those of you out there who like to check on where things are in the line of progress, at least one variation of the BlackBerry Mercury (BBB100-2) has now passed through the Wi-Fi Alliance for Wi-Fi certification. As one would guess, there's not...

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Everybody's Poop Smells (even Apple's and Google's and Samsung's)

The timing smells right for a BlackBerry resurgence Two weeks ago today I had my first colonoscopy. If you're reading this and ever had the procedure, you understand why poop was on my brain. While the colonoscopy itself was painless and really easy, the colon prep process is umm… errm.. memorable to say the least. You drink a litre of powder mixed with water over the course of an hour, and...

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"So if BlackBerry Mobile builds phones, what does BlackBerry sell now?"

Since bringing CrackBerry Kevin out of retirement to celebrate 10 Years of CrackBerry and cover the hell out of the launch of the new BlackBerry "Mercury", I've quickly reverted to my old CBK habits. One of those habits is that nearly every conversation I have is in one way, shape or form related to BlackBerry. As I mentioned in a recent editorial, the BlackBerry story is more complicated...

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Priority #1, "Security is a hallmark of BlackBerry Mobile"

We interviewed Steve Cistulli, President & GM of TCL Communication (TCT) North America, to talk BlackBerry Mobile, the "Mercury" and more When it was announced that BlackBerry would be producing secure Android smartphones, there was many in the BlackBerry community that were skeptical over how secure BlackBerry could make Android. Over time, though, BlackBerry was able to prove their world...

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Learn a new language with Rosetta Stone for just $150

Learning a second language can feel like an insurmountable challenge, but that doesn't have to be the case if you've got the right tools to help you on your way. Perhaps you've dreamed of traveling through Europe to experience the cultures of France, Italy, and Spain — but you never commit because you're concerned about the language barrier. Sure, these are countries that are used to hosting...

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Where did the BlackBerry Mercury codename come from?

Where did the BlackBerry Mercury codename come from?

And what does it mean for the next BlackBerry Mobile phone? As we look ahead to BlackBerry Mobile officially launching the BlackBerry Mercury at Mobile World Congress, one question that has come up often is where did the BlackBerry Mercury codename come from? Did the internet just make it up? Is it an internal name designated to the device? In seeking an answer, we decided to ask Steve...

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BlackBerry files patent infringement lawsuit against Nokia

BlackBerry sues Nokia over patent infringement

After taking on a legal battle with BLU Products and Avaya, BlackBerry has now filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Nokia. In the filing, BlackBerry Ltd. v. Nokia Corp., 17-155, U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware, BlackBerry claims Nokia's networking gear, including its Flexi Multiradio base stations, radio network controllers, and Liquid Radio software, infringes 11...

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Why We Still LOVE the BlackBerry Physical Keyboard

Valentine's Day this year has me feeling all lovey-dovey, so for my next CBK 2.0 video I decided to record a gush fest about BlackBerry Physical keyboards. Did I miss any reasons? Watch the video and let me know! It's Valentine's Day today. We're less than two weeks away from the BlackBerry Mobile's unveiling of the Android-powered, keyboard-rocking BlackBerry "Mercury". I'm excited for it....

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BlackBerry releases Notable for Android as part of the BlackBerry Hub+ Suite of applications

Although we had a little bit of heads up of its arrival, thanks to a post that went live a little bit early, BlackBerry has now introduced the latest Android app that will join the BlackBerry Hub+ Suite of applications. Released as BlackBerry Notable, the latest app is a content creation and sharing app that allows you to quickly capture content on the screen, mark it up with text or free-form...

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