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Save up to 47% on SanDisk memory products at Amazon US

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Storing media requires more than just internal memory, especially when SD slots are available on various products. Amazon US currently has a sale under way where you could save up to 47% on SanDisk memory products for today only. Here are a few highlights to get you started: SanDisk Ultra 32GB UHI-I/Class 10 Micro SDHC Memory Card for $12.99 SanDisk Ultra 64GB UHI-I/Class 10 Micro SDHC...

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T-Mobile now gives you rollover data on Simple Choice prepaid plans with Data Stash

T-Mobile previously announced Data Stash for postpaid plans only, but now the un-carrier is bringing the same feature to prepaid customers too. For those un-familiar with T-Mobile's Data Stash, it allows you carry over any unused LTE data to the next month. Put simply, you'll be able to store your unused allowance for future use. Data can be kept on your T-Mobile account for up to a year...

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BlackBerry PassPort and BlackBerry Classic

BlackBerry is now offering a new service called the BlackBerry Care Protection Plan. It offers extended hardware coverage for the BlackBerry Passport, the BlackBerry Classic and the new BlackBerry Leap to owners in North America. Here's what the new protection plan will offer to those smartphone owners: An additional year of coverage for mechanical and electrical breakdown due to device...

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BlackBerry introduces the Porsche Design P'9983 Graphite

BlackBerry introduces the Porsche Design P'9983 Graphite

If you tuned into the BerryFlow podcast earlier, you would have heard mention of the Porsche Design P'9983 Graphite being introduced but now BlackBerry has gone ahead and officially announced the device. Although it fits in line with the already existing P'9983, the Graphite edition takes luxury a bit further and offers 'exclusive graphite-metallic colored elements and the finest, hand-wrapped...

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Yahoo wants you to forget your password, announces 'on-demand' login service

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Yahoo's new "on-demand" system will tie your mobile number with your Yahoo account, sending you a unique verification key every time you want to login to your account. The software giant announced its take on password security with a service that removes the password altogether. With its on-demand service, Yahoo will deliver a one-time key every time a user needs to log in to their account,...

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he SecuTABLET is a new, secure tablet from Secusmart, IBM and Samsung

And now we know why tablets were on BlackBerry CEO John Chen's mind. As we noted previously, Secusmart, IBM and Samsung teamed up for new highly secure mobile communication device and now further details have arrived via an official announcement. At CeBIT 2015, Secusmart with IBM will be presenting the SecuTABLET, a high-security tablet based on the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5. "Security is...

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BlackBerry wins dismissal of lawsuit related to company operations and outlook

Back in October 2013, a class action lawsuit was filed against BlackBerry by Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC and former Louisiana Attorney General Charles C. Foti, Jr., alleging BlackBerry had filed 'materially false and misleading statements and omissions related to the Company's business and operations' which misled shareholders into believing that the BlackBerry 10 line of devices and company...

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BlackBerry to announce Year-End and Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2015 results March 27th

As one might have caught during Mobile World Congress due to the lack of financials discussion, BlackBerry has been in their quiet period ahead of their Year-End and Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2015 earning results, which have now been announced to take place on March 27th, 2015. BlackBerry will be reporting results for the year-end and fourth quarter of fiscal 2015 on March 27th, 2015. A...

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BlackBerry OS 10.3.1.2558 update files now available for download

BlackBerry OS 10.3.1.2558 update files now available for download

** UPDATE ** - Several more regions have now started getting the OTA update officially. Canada, India, Austria, UK, South Africa and more! If you've gotten the update OTA, let folks know in the comments. If you're still waiting for BlackBerry OS 10.3.1 to arrive on your device via OTA, you'll have to wait a little bit longer due to several issues found in the update that caused BlackBerry to...

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BlackBerry issues security notice for OpenSSL FREAK vulnerability

BlackBerry issues security notice for OpenSSL FREAK vulnerability

BlackBerry has now officially issued a security notice for the OpenSSL vulnerability better known as "FREAK". Early reports had suggested that some BlackBerry operating systems (in addition to Android, iOS, OS X some of which have already been patched) were vulnerable to the attack which could theoretically be used to intercept what should be a secure HTTPS connection and downgrade the...

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Grab a BlackBerry Classic from Amazon today for only $403

Grab a BlackBerry Classic from Amazon today for only $403

Normally, I wouldn't even bother putting on pants to save 10% but when it comes to electronics, it's sometimes worth it and such is the case with the BlackBerry Classic. Right now, Amazon (US) is hosting a little bit of a sale on the latest BlackBerry QWERTY designed to meet the needs of productive people who appreciate the speed and accuracy that can only be found with a physical keyboard....

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Secusmart

CeBIT 2015 is all set for March 16th - 20th in Hannover, Germany and BlackBerry subsidiary Secusmart has some rather interesting plans laid out for a press conference ahead of the event. According to a brief press release sent out, Secusmart, in collaboration with IBM and Samsung, will be unveiling a new device for 'highly secure mobile communication'. This year, Secusmart is giving...

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QNX-equipped Solar Impulse 2 readies for round-the-world flight

On Monday, March 9th, the Solar Impulse 2, a one-of-a-kind airplane that runs exclusively on solar power, will take off from Abu Dhabi and set course for a round-the-world flight. This isn't just any regular flight. It is the first attempt to fly around the world using only the power of the sun through the Solar Impulse 2's 17,248 solar panels covering a 72-metre wingspan. The solar panels will...

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Canadian man faces fines and jail time for refusal to unlock BlackBerry at airport

Here's a little something that hit close to home for me personally. Alain Philippon, 38, of Ste-Anne-des-Plaines, Quebec who arrived at Halifax's Stanfield International Airport from Puerto Plata has been charged under section 153.1 (b) of the Customs Act for hindering or preventing border officers from performing their role under the act based on his refusal to provide his BlackBerry password...

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The BlackBerry Slider envisioned through new renders

The BlackBerry Slider envisioned through new renders

While the BlackBerry 'Slide' as CEO John Chen likes to call it has thus far managed to escape being captured in any great way by thousands of dollars worth of fancy cameras, one thing it can't escape is Photoshop. Dylan Habkirk has created some pretty great renders of BlackBerry smartphones in the past and he's given the Slider a go with a new set of renders where the device gets dubbed the...

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BBM for Android passes 100 million downloads on Google Play

BBM for Android passes 100 million downloads

BlackBerry has announced that BBM for Android has been downloaded over 100 million times from the Google Play Store. The app has hit this milestone in 17 months following its October 2013 launch. BBM is now showing in the 100 million-500 million installs category. BlackBerry also notes that this is just a part of their total, given their availability on iOS, Windows Phone, and of course,...

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This just might be the only video of the BlackBerry Slider

This just might be the only video of the BlackBerry Slider

Well, thus far anyway. Since BlackBerry showed off their BlackBerry Slider at Mobile World Congress, one question people have been asking is, how come no one got a good picture of it? Even our own Derek Kessler who was there couldn't capture it. Well, Ron Louks, BlackBerry's President of devices and emerging solutions only showed the device on stage for approximately five seconds. If higher...

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Should BlackBerry consider releasing a new tablet?

Should BlackBerry be considering another tablet?

It never seems to fail. Any time you stick BlackBerry CEO John Chen in a room with the media someone is going to ask about a BlackBerry tablet and, no surprise, it has happened again. This time around it was CNET who asked the question whether or not BlackBerry was working on a tablet during the BlackBerry event at Mobile World Congress. For John Chen's part, the answer remained mostly the same...

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BlackBerry CEO John Chen speaks on diversifying BlackBerry

BlackBerry CEO John Chen speaks on diversifying BlackBerry

The secret is out. Actually, the secret has been out for a while now but a lot of folks simply chose to ignore it. BlackBerry CEO John Chen is determined to make software a business for BlackBerry and along with that he wants to make sure that everything BlackBerry does is agnostic as well. In case that wasn't clear from all the previous announcements coming from BlackBerry at Mobile World...

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