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Having login issues with Snap? A fix is being worked on right now

Having login issues with Snap? A fix is being worked on right now

Snap, the native Android APK downloader for BlackBerry 10, has been the go-to app for many looking to install Android apps on their BlackBerry 10 devices but for several months now the app has started to present issues when logging in. While some folks still have access, new users, for the most part, have not been able to make use of the app but finally, the developer behind the app, Jim Muir...

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Rogers drops Cuba from its international 'Roam Like Home' package

Rogers drops Cuba from its international 'Roam Like Home' package

Rogers has confirmed that it is dropping Cuba from its "Roam Like Home" international roaming package. In a statement given to the Financial Post, Rogers confirmed that high demand has overwhelmed its Cuban operator partner's network. From the Financial Post: "The Cuban operator's wireless infrastructure is not as developed as our Canadian networks and isn't able to support the...

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BlackBerry users have nothing to fear, the keyboard is here to stay

The BlackBerry keyboard is here to stay

Now that BlackBerry has officially announced the BlackBerry Classic will no longer be manufactured, as expected, several media outlets have gone a little crazy with declaring the end of the BlackBerry keyboard and BlackBerry. You know, as they have done for years now. In response to the reports, BlackBerry's Senior Vice President for Global Device Sales, Alex Thurber took to Twitter to let...

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BlackBerry Priv gets the July 5 Android security patch

BlackBerry Priv gets the July Android security patch

BlackBerry Priv owners can now get their hands on the July 5 Android security patch. The update is for those who purchased their phones from ShopBlackBerry, Amazon or otherwise factory unlocked and patches the latest set of vulnerabilities. Some people may have already seen this update arrive earlier this week. This security patch fixes a number of vulnerabilities that are detailed by...

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Verizon

Verizon has announced a number of new features and services for its customers starting on July 7. They include new monthly plans with more data at higher prices, along with "Carryover Data", which will allow customers to take any unused data from the previous month and move it to the next month. Here's the breakdown of Verizon's price and data increases for the monthly plans: S plan: Price...

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You can save $75 on select refurbished Sonos speakers at Amazon right now

Sonos

Right now, you can save $75 on select refurbished Sonos speakers at Amazon. The retailer is offering the PLAYBAR and both colors of the PLAY:3 at the discounted price, making it quite enticing for those looking to add to their set up or start one. Sonos puts these speakers through a series of testing before selling, and still backs them with the same 1 year warranty like a new one would have...

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BlackBerry OS 10.3.2.2888 files now available for download

BlackBerry OS 10.3.2.2888 files now available for download

If you're simply itching to load up a new OS on your BlackBerry 10 smartphone, you can now snag OS 10.3.2.2888 as long as you're willing to install the files manually yourself. The OS files have now appeared on BlackBerry's production servers and are available for all to download. At this point, it looks as though there's not exactly a lot that's new but hey, it's a higher version number...

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Mobile Nations Weekly: Name and release

Mobile Nations Weekly: Name and release

N gets named, Autopilot turns deadly, and Huawei goes thin. Android N finally has some branding clarity: N is for Nougat and the version is 7.0. It'll still be a while before the next flavor (*ahem*) of Android starts hitting devices, but at least we now know what it will taste li— err, what to call it. Samsung did something we've long been asking for — they released unlocked U.S. versions of...

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BlackBerry has not informed Verizon or AT&T that BlackBerry 10 devices have been discontinued

According to a new report from Bomble based on an email sent to Senate staffers, BlackBerry smartphones will no longer be issued within Senate once the remaining supplies have been exhausted. As the email notes, "BlackBerry informed Verizon and AT&T that production of all BlackBerry OS 10 devices (Q10, Z10, Z30, Passport, and Classic) has been discontinued" while also noting "Future carrier...

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You've Got Questions, Michael Fisher's Got Videos (and the fastest growing new tech channel on YouTube!)

Over 30,000 youtube subscribers in less than a week... and MrMobile is just getting started! It's been a whirlwind ten days in MrMobile's Boston studios, where we've been focused on crafting the biggest YouTube debut party the mobile tech space has ever seen. In less than two weeks, I've published an introduction video, two smartphone reviews, a preview of the hottest electric car ever to...

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Sprint customers now can pay for Amazon Prime through their bill, get first 60 days free

Sprint has announced that customers can now sign up for Amazon Prime service through Sprint. This will allow customers to pay for the service on their Sprint bill for $10.99 per month. From Sprint: Sprint, the exclusive wireless retailer of Amazon Prime, offers customers the convenience of adding Amazon Prime to their monthly wireless bill for just $10.99. AND…for the month of July,...

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Here's the video John Chen showed at BlackBerry's 2016 AGM

Here's the video John Chen showed at BlackBerry's 2016 AGM

If you'll recall, BlackBerry CEO John Chen showed off a new video during BlackBerry's annual general meeting of shareholders. At the time, those tuned in live via the webcast were not able to view it, but BlackBerry has now posted it to YouTube for everyone to check out. In the most critical situations, the world trusts BlackBerry. BlackBerry has a proud history of connecting people...

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AT&T customers can claim free movie ticket as part of new rewards program

AT&T

AT&T has officially started its new rewards program by offering all of its post-paid wirelss customers a free movie ticket if they buy one for a Tuesday showing at an AMC or Regal movie theater. AT&T says: Via (the Ticket Tuesdays page) the customer will simply validate their mobile number and will then be directed to movietickets.com where a coupon code for their free ticket...

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Amazon Prime Day makes its triumphant return on July 12

Amazon Prime Day makes its triumphant return on July 12

Amazon is bringing back Prime Day, the day in which it offers an abundance of awesome deals for Prime members. Beginning July 5 Amazon will begin running a number of specials leading up to the big day, which will be July 12. Last year the retailer slashed pricing on Chromebooks, Kindles, televisions, security cameras and more. Remember, you will need to be a member of Amazon's Prime program....

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Learn how BlackBerry WorkLife Solutions can help your organization manage BYOD reimbursements

Now that BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) has become more common thanks to comprehensive enterprise mobility management (EMM) solutions, employers are now having to deal with how they go about reimbursing employees for the work-related services they are using. A new webinar being hosted by BlackBerry takes a closer look at how BlackBerry's new WorkLife Solutions can help in those instances....

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BlackBerry offers up to $225 off phones at its New York pop-up store

BlackBerry offers up to $225 off phones at its New York pop-up store

If you happen to be in New York City this summer, you may want to swing by BlackBerry's new pop-up store, where you can save up to $225 on a BlackBerry smartphone. That includes savings on the BlackBerry Priv, BlackBerry Classic and more. As a bonus, you'll also be able to pick up a free accessories bundle as part of the Summer Spectacular promotion. Here's a look at what you can save when...

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BlackBerry amps advertising efforts for their New York pop-up store

Now that BlackBerry has opened up a brand new pop-up store in New York at Brookfield Place, there has been a pretty interesting increase happening in regards to their advertising efforts. Several new videos have now been uploaded to the BlackBerry YouTube channel, which highlights the store location at the end of them. Plus, BlackBerry has also taken out multiple ad placements within New York...

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BlackBerry

Some of the speakers, partners and panel topics have been revealed for the upcoming 2016 BlackBerry Security Summit. The event will be held on July 19 in New York City. In a blog post, BlackBerry listed Aetherpal, Branchfire, Cell Trust, Sentegrity, Swyft Mobile, and Symphony as some of the new partner companies that will be attending the summit. In addition, some of the speakers at the...

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BlackBerry teams up with Emtek to help expand its BBM business

BBM

BlackBerry has announced a new partnership with Indonesia-based Emtek to help expand the consumer BBM business. The specific financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed. As part of the agreement, Emtek's digital content division KMK Online will open a Toronto office so it can work more closely with the Canada-based BlackBerry. BBM already has nearly 60 million monthly active users...

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Mobile Nations Weekly: MrMobile!

Mobile Nations Weekly: MrMobile!

Say hello to the one, the only, the MrMobile. Michael Fisher is back in action, ladies and gentlemen! As the one and only MrMobile, he'll be bringing to YouTube, Snapchat, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram his own unique take on the latest and greatest in technology. MrMobile launched officially with the above amazing video, plus a review of the new OnePlus 3, a nerdy in-depth examination...

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