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BlackBerry has now announced that its crisis communication software, BlackBerry AtHoc, has received Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) Authorization after passing the rigorous federal security and risk management review process required to offer a cloud service to the US Federal government. Speaking on the achievement, John Chen, Executive Chairman and Chief Executive...

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Become a Salesforce wizard with this $79 certification bundle

Salesforce is a huge asset for many companies looking to become more efficient, and they are willing to pay experts big bucks to help them out. Wouldn't it be nice to learn the skills you need now, so that when the next big opportunity presents itself you could be in the running? Sounds expensive and time consuming, right? Well, it doesn't have to be. Get certified for just $79 Learn More...

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REMINDER: CrackBerry KEYone Meetups Are Coming to Miami & NYC!

Following the success of our Barcelona and Toronto CrackBerry Meetups, we're keeping the CBK BlackBerry KEYone World Tour momentum going. We're started with CrackBerry's hometown of Winnipeg, then we're off to Miami, New York City, and more soon-to-be-announced destinations! RSVP NOW! We're making it happen!! As we continue to celebrate 10 Years of CrackBerry and the upcoming release of the...

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New Android BBM update arriving on devices with UI overhaul

Looking for a new BBM update? BBM for Android version 3.3.1.24 is rolling out now to supported devices, and there's a solid changelog to go along with the version bump. Not only is there a substantial UI overhaul that has added new options to chats but there's also layout tweaks to the main navigation menu. The biggest new addition is the quick reply notification support for Android N. Nougat...

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To help expand BlackBerry's reach in the embedded technologies world and reduce product time to market, BlackBerry has now announced a partner program that will help 'build a worldwide network of experts trained on BlackBerry QNX and Certicom technologies'. "The explosion of unsecured Internet of Things devices and embedded systems has presented a tremendous opportunity for security and...

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BlackBerry 10.3.3 has been rolling out to users all over the world since the end of November, and for the most part, the update has gone fine for those who have received it. That's not to say there haven't been some issues among those who updated, though, as the CrackBerry Forums have been busy with folks looking for some help with correcting some issues that have popped up. For their part,...

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Spring into Savings with deals on Priv by BlackBerry and top accessories!

Looking to get a new device at a discount? Lucky for you with the change of season upon us ShopBlackBerry storefronts are starting to offer spring savings. Celebrate the start of the new season when you purchase a BlackBerry Priv or top accessories up to 40% off. BlackBerry previously had a 48-hour flash sale running for BlackBerry Passport devices. This new deal aims to do some spring...

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Media Markt now taking pre-orders for the BlackBerry KEYone!

Media Markt now taking pre-orders for the BlackBerry KEYone!

Although we've yet to hear from any carriers opening up pre-orders for the BlackBerry KEYone, several third-party retailers have already begun. The latest added to the mix is Media Markt which now has the BlackBerry KEYone listed for €599.00 through their online portal. Perhaps more interesting than their listed pricing, though, is the date they have listed for shipment. According to Media...

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Aside from the latest design refresh to the app, there has been plenty of additional services and content being added to BBM as well. The BBM blog has highlighted three separate news announcements of new integrations coming to BBM for multiple regions including South Africa and the Middle East. Lifestyle Content Channel Is First of Many New Services Coming Soon to Middle East Following...

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BlackBerry introduces new Privacy Shade app for Android

Along with the bevy of app updates to the BlackBerry Hub+ Suite, BlackBerry has now also introduced a new Android app called Privacy Shade. It's an interesting little app that allows you to selectively choose to obscure anything that is displayed on your screen so that others can't look at it. Privacy Shade will let you read emails, messages and personal content at any time without...

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BlackBerry Hub+ Services for Android update now available

The rest of the apps are now rolling out as well such as Hub, Calendar, Launcher, Password Keeper, Contact, Notes, Tasks and even DTEK. Additionally, the previously announced BBM improvements are now in full swing. A little bit of an update to BlackBerry Hub+ Services is now rolling out through the Google Play Store. I say a little bit of an update because unfortunately, the changelog at this...

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Get 20% off high-speed 4G data service! [Best deal for LTE]

CrackBerry and Mint SIM have partnered to bring you an insanely good deal on high-speed 4G data in the United States. That's why we're super excited about this awesome deal from Mint SIM, available exclusively to CrackBerry readers. For a limited time, use coupon code CBMINTSIM20 to receive 20% off any 6- or 12-month plan. Mint SIM is an alternative carrier with one focus: offering the most...

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BlackBerry explains why your car is safe with QNX Automotive

BlackBerry COO Marty Beard has taken to Inside BlackBerry explaining how BlackBerry QNX can safeguard your vehicle. Documents published by WikiLeaks unveiled investigations from the CIA that listed BlackBerry QNX as a potential target for hacking. BlackBerry clarifies that they are not currently aware of any attacks or exploits against BlackBerry products or services. Seizing the moment,...

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Banking information. Mortgage payment history. Your important documents. Nearly all of your life is online these days, and while convenient that can be scary. There are tons of people out there who are looking to do malicious stuff, and we need to be sure that is in the back of our brains at all times. While you can't avoid using the internet (in most cases), you can ensure that it is a secure...

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Now that the BlackBerry Aurora has been officially announced, BlackBerry CEO John has put out a new video congratulating BB Merah Putih on the launch. While the video itself is brief, Chen also addresses the Indonesian customers for whom the device was built, for their continuous support and loyalty. Good morning. I apologizeI cannot be with you in person today to celebrate our...

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BB Merah Putih officially announces the BlackBerry Aurora for the Indonesian market

As expected, based on earlier information, BB Merah Putih has now officially announced the BlackBerry Aurora for the Indonesian market, giving it the honor of being the first BlackBerry smartphone released by BB Merah Putih under its new brand licensing agreement signed with BlackBerry Limited in September 2016. We are very excited and enthusiastic about the opportunity to launch the...

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As we edge even closer to the official launch announcement of the BlackBerry Aurora, more content continues to appear for the device as well. This time around, we get a closer overall look by way of a new product video meant to highlight the camera. From previous posts here on CrackBerry, it seems there is plenty of interest in the Aurora, however, folks do need to remember this device has...

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BlackBerry Aurora to officially launch in Indonesia March 9

BlackBerry Aurora to officially launch in Indonesia March 9

Although the device has been up for pre-order across several Indonesian retailers for a few days now, BB Merah Putih has yet to officially announced the BlackBerry Aurora. That will change on March 9, though, as noted by several Indonesian outlets including CNN Indonesia and MetroTVNews who have now had a chance to go hands-on with device ahead of official launch. As a reminder, the...

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Grab an unlocked BlackBerry DTEK60 right now for only $460!

If you're looking to pick up a BlackBerry DTEK60 but not really feeling the Shop BlackBerry price of $500, you might be interested in taking up Daily Steals on their offer. Right now, you can pick up a BlackBerry DTEK60 through them for only $460. That's certainly not a bad deal and is currently cheaper than Amazon's offers as well. Not feeling the DTEK60? Well, Daily Steals also has the...

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BlackBerry begins rollout of March Android security update

As noted by the BlackBerry Security Incident Response Team on Twitter, BlackBerry has now begun their rollout of the March Android update. Once downloaded and installed, you should see your security patch level set as 'March 5, 2017'. It generally takes a few days for all devices (Priv, DTEK50, DTEK60) to start seeing the update plus, devices purchased from other retailers and carriers are...

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