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T-Mobile Un-carrier 8 gives you rollover data with Data Stash

T-Mobile Un-carrier 8 gives you rollover data with Data Stash

T-Mobile has today announced Un-carrier 8.0, introducing its new personal Data Stash feature for subscribers. This new Data Stash will enable anyone who doesn't use up their data allowance for that month to store this remaining balance on their T-Mobile account for use another time. Put simply, you'll be able to automatically save the remaining data allowance each month for free, and then use...

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BlackBerry Classic now available to pre-order from Amazon, official promo video in tow

BlackBerry Classic

With BlackBerry's store running out of Classic pre-orders for a bit there, it looks like you now have another option for placing a pre-order. Amazon now has the BlackBerry Classic pre-order listed for $449 ahead of the device's official launch on December 17. The listing also features a promo video that gives us a look at all the essential features of the handset, which you can view below...

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BlackBerry Z30 takes home 2014 Good Design award

BlackBerry Z30 takes home 2014 Good Design award

The iconic look of BlackBerry's Z30 slate-styled smartphone has just nabbed itself an award for 2014. After reviewing submissions from several thousand of the world's leading manufacturers and industrial and graphic designers around the world, the Chicago Athenaeum: Music of Architecture and Design along with the European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies awarded the...

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Whatsapp for the web reportedly in the works

Whatsapp for the web reportedly in the works

Facebook-owned Whatsapp appears to be working on a web-based version. A number of strings were found in the Android version of the app that point to a web-based Whatsapp. However, since Whatsapp doesn't use accounts, and is instead tied to a phone number, there is the issue of authentication. It appears that Whatsapp on the web may solve this with QR codes. From Android World: However,...

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From the Editor's Desk: It's time for the BlackBerry Classic

It's time for the BlackBerry Classic

February 25th, 2014 at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. That's when BlackBerry announced they would be releasing a keyboard phone with the classic trackpad and function keys, better known at that time as the BlackBerry Q20. Since then, the device has gone through a bit of a branding change, arguably for the better, thanks to BlackBerry Executive Chairman and CEO John Chen and it will be...

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BlackBerry Classic pre-orders sold out in North America

BlackBerry Classic pre-orders sold out in North America

The BlackBerry navigation keys and trackpad are so popular that Shop BlackBerry has announced that the BlackBerry Classic is sold out of its pre-order inventory in North America ahead of a scheduled launch this month. According to BlackBerry's online shop, the $449 smartphone is expected to be re-stocked sometime in early January 2015. The device is still listed as being in-stock for other...

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Vodafone to launch wireless services for US-based enterprise customers in 2015

Vodafone to launch wireless services for US-based enterprise customers next year

Vodafone Americas has announced its intent to introduce wireless services for its multinational enterprise customers in the United States in 2015. The services will be offered under an mobile virtual network operator deal with T-Mobile US. From Vodafone: Vodafone's MNC customer proposition includes: An unrivaled international wireless footprint, with networks in 27 countries (...

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CB10 updated with bug fixes, performance improvements and better Passport support!

A little surprise for everyone is now filtering through BlackBerry World. Yes, you can say it. I sure did. Finally! The CB10 app has been updated. This release sees the app jump into v1.7.1 and it brings a TON of improvements across the board, everything from small bug fixes to performance improvements and yes, even improved BlackBerry Passport support. Have a look at the change log....

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EE Store Cambridge

EE will be scrapping the Orange Wednesday 2-for-1 cinema ticket deal after being available for a decade. Customers of Orange (and subsequently EE) have enjoyed a weekly deal that allowed them to head down to their local cinema to check out the latest blockbusters at a reduced price. This offer will no longer be available after February 2015, but the carrier stresses they are working on a worthy...

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HJ Story, Underdog and Disney Fairies BBM stickers now available!

HJ Story, Underdog and Disney Fairies BBM stickers now available!

The BBM Shop has been the past few days releasing new batches of stickers and now they've gone ahead and released a few more. This time around we get HJ Story, Underdog and Disney Fairies to choose from but perhaps with sticker packs all being on sale right now for only 99 cents, you won't have choose, you can just grab them all if you like. HJ Story - Spreading love and happiness and smiles...

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ReadItNow updated with several bug fixes and layout improvements

ReadItNow updated with several bug fixes and layout improvements

If you're like me and store away articles for later reading in your Pocket account, you'll be pleased to know ReadItNow, the third-party Pocket client on BlackBerry 10 has now been updated with several improvements and bug fixes across the board. Jumping into v6.9.4.0, the update is available right now in BlackBerry World and readily available for download. Have a look at the change log....

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BlackBerry Classic Preview: Brick Breaker returns with trackpad controls

Ah, Brick Breaker. The classic game that came pre-loaded on BlackBerry smartphones for years was a favorite time waster for many but when BlackBerry 10 arrived, it was left behind. Eventually, it was re-imagined for BlackBerry 10 and released into BlackBerry World but without trackpad navigation controls it just wasn't the same. Now though, with the upcoming arrival of the BlackBerry Classic,...

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Ford unveils its QNX-powered Sync 3 entertainment and connected car system

Ford Sync 3

Ford officially revealed its plans for Sync 3, the newest version of its entertainment and connected car system, earlier today. The new version is powered at the core by BlackBerry's QNX software, a change we expected was coming at some point. The car maker says that it will start appearing in its new vehicles sometime in 2015. Ford said that while Sync 3 has been made mostly for hands-free...

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lackBerry kicks off their 'Festive Giveaway' with free apps in BlackBerry World

Tis' the season for giving and just as they have in years past, BlackBerry has now kicked off their festive giveaway promo in BlackBerry World where you can grab several previously paid apps for free. The apps vary across devices and regions of course but will change throughout the promotion. The first batch of apps is available now until December 17th and then on December 18th, they'll change...

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Dropbox, Box and OneDrive all updated in BlackBerry World

Dropbox, Box and OneDrive all updated in BlackBerry World

If you're making use of Dropbox, Box or Microsoft OneDrive on your BlackBerry 10 device, all three apps have now been updated in BlackBerry World. According to the change logs for all three, there's several improvements within the apps as well as a few slight visual changes, though some of the stuff mentioned does appear to be older. Support for administrator device pinning to control the...

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Sprint MVNO Ting to support GSM starting in February 2015

Sprint MVNO Ting to support GSM starting in February 2015

Ting, the MVNO that currently runs on Sprint's network, made a curious little announcement today. In a rather epic video on YouTube (as epic as SIM cards can get, anyway), Ting announced that it will support GSM phones starting in February 2015. WIth its SIM, users are free to switch to the Ting and bring their unlock GSM devices with them. It isn't clear which carrier network Ting will be...

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BlackBerry lays out the features of the BlackBerry Classic camera

BlackBerry Classic camera features

For those of us already using a BlackBerry 10 device, the features of the camera built into the OS are no surprise. However, for the BlackBerry Classic, BlackBerry is expecting to grab some customers who might not have yet used a BlackBerry 10 device such as those still using a Bold 9900 or other BlackBerry OS devices and might not know which features are offered on the platform. To help...

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Rogers Suretap Wallet updated to support the BlackBerry Z30 and Q10

Rogers Suretap Wallet updated to support the BlackBerry Z30 and Q10

Although it's coming incredibly later than expected, Rogers has now updated their Suretap Wallet app for BlackBerry 10. The update, which is available in BlackBerry World right now, brings NFC Payment support through the Rogers Suretap system on both the BlackBerry Z30 and the BlackBerry Q10. As an added bonus, from now until January 6th, you can receive a free $100 credit when you download...

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T-Mobile's new unlimited family package starts at $100 per month [updated]

T-Mobile's new unlimited family package starts at $100 per month [updated]

It looks like T-Mobile is pushing forward with its un-carrier initiative with a new family package that offers unlimited everything for a base cost of $100 for two lines. Each additional line will run you $40 extra per line. Overall, at $180 for 4 lines, the package deal would end up saving you $40 per month over building the plan yourself, which would set you back $220 per month. [Updated...

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