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T-Mobile adds 11 more streaming services to Music Freedom

T-Mobile adds 11 more streaming services to Music Freedom

If you're in it with T-Mobile for the music, you now have quite a few more options for getting your fix. T-Mobile has added 11 more streaming services to Music Freedom, allowing you to use them without eating into your data allotment. Here's the rundown of services hitting Music Freedom today: Aud.io Dash Radio DatPiff Jango KCRW Noon Pacific Radio Danz SomaFM Spinrilla StreamOn TuneIn...

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BlackBerry Priv design

As has become a bit of a tradition when releasing a new device, BlackBerry has now posted up an interview with the design team behind the companies latest creation. Lead Industrial Designer, Michael DeFazio and two members of the Priv design team - Principal Mechanical Architect Aaron Allen and Senior Industrial Designer Cortez Corley offer a closer look at the design influences, inspiration...

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AT&T to bump price of grandfathered unlimited data plans to $35

AT&T to bump price of grandfathered unlimited data plans to $35

According to a new support page on its website, AT&T plans to increase the price of grandfathered unlimited data plans from $30 to $35 starting in February 2016. The company says this would mark the first price hike for unlimited plans, which are no longer offered to new customers, in 7 years. From AT&T: Customers who have a grandfathered unlimited smartphone data plan will receive...

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Apple Music coming to Sonos in beta on December 15

Apple Music coming to Sonos in beta on December 15

Sonos has announced that Apple Music will arrive for the speaker system on December 15, 2015, which is just over two weeks from now. However, Apple Music will still be in beta on Sonos at that time, so there will still be fine-tuning taking place once the service rolls out. You'll be able to access Apple Music on Sonos through the Sonos controller app for Android. On Sonos, users will be...

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Vodafone will let you use your UK allowance for £5 per day in 28 new countries

UK mobile operator Vodafone will be adding 28 new destinations to the company's WorldTraveller on December 1. This move will enable subscribers to travel abroad to even more markets and enjoy their contracted allowances without incurring massive charges when returning home. The actual service requires you to pay £5 for a full day's use, but you'll be saving in the long run. The full list of...

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BlackBerry explains why they will no longer operate in Pakistan

BlackBerry explains why they will no longer operate in Pakistan

Since this post initially went up, the Government of Pakistan has notified BlackBerry that it has extended its shutdown order from November 30 to December 30. BlackBerry will delay its exit from the Pakistan market until then. Back in July it became known that Pakistan's Telecommunication Authority had ordered local carriers to shut off BlackBerry Enterprise Services beginning November 30,...

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Karalux introduce 24K gold-plated BlackBerry Priv in Vietnam

Karalux introduce 24K gold-plated BlackBerry Priv in Vietnam

In the BlackBerry Priv teardown video post, I jokingly mentioned one of the reasons for Karalux tearing down the Priv was so they could find out what pieces could be dipped in gold. Turns out, I was right as the company has now unveiled the 24K gold-plated BlackBerry Priv in Vietnam. In Vietnam, the first BlackBerry Priv will be sold on Dec. 05th 2015. But at the moment, Karalux has a...

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Mobile Nations Weekly: A Techtophan Hangover

Mobile Nations Weekly: A Techtophan Hangover

Thanksgiving for gadgets. You might still be sleeping off the turkey and potatoes, or perhaps getting started on working them off, but that doesn't mean the tech news stopped. In the we past we saw the expansion of Samsung Pay to more cards and we got our hands around the new OnePlus X and the bigger Microsoft Lumia 950 XL. And we're starting to come to terms with the iPad Pro and Apple...

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BlackBerry Priv to be available in Vietnam from December 5th

BlackBerry Priv to be available in Vietnam from December 5th

BlackBerry has now announced the BlackBerry Priv will be available from December 5th, 2015 in Vietnam. Additionally, from now until December 4th, 2015, customers who pre-order the BlackBerry Priv through select BlackBerry partners, will be eligible for a free Smart flip case, valued at VND 1,200,000 as a bonus while supplies last. Pricing for the Android-powered Priv is set at an RRP of VND 18,...

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Google Play's Cyber Weekend sale brings tons of deals on apps, games, music and more

Google Play's Cyber Weekend sale brings tons of deals on apps, games, music and more

Google Play has busted out the deals for the holiday weekend, offering a ton of price cuts across the whole store. It's a great time for new Priv owners to load up on some awesome goodies. In all, you'll be able to grab some pretty hefty savings on everything from games and apps to books and movies. For games, Google Play is offering up to 70 percent off select titles, including a massive 50...

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T-Mobile offers Sprint customers an extra $200 credit to switch

T-Mobile offers Sprint customers an extra $200 credit to switch

T-Mobile has announced a new deal to get Sprint customers to make the switch. For a limited time, Sprint customers switching to T-Mobile will get an extra $200 bill credit per line, on top of the up to $650 per line that T-Mobile covers for early termination fees or phone payment balances. The deal doesn't require a phone trade-in, and applies to individual customers, families, and...

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BlackBerry explains why their Android offering is best for security and privacy

Since the release of the BlackBerry Priv, there have been some articles appearing across the internet debating just how hardened BlackBerry's Android offerings really are when it comes to security and privacy. Most notable of the debates, an interview with Daniel Micay from Toronto-based security firm Copperhead, who claimed that 'Nexus phones are more secure than the BlackBerry Priv because...

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BlackBerry offering special pricing on select devices for Black Friday

The holidays and Black Friday are quickly approaching, and if you're looking to pick up a new BlackBerry for someone (or yourself), you'll want to check out the deals BlackBerry have announced. Right now, select BlackBerry 10 smartphones are on sale through December 1. Which devices are on sale? Well, all variations of the BlackBerry Passport including my personal favorite, the Silver...

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T-Mobile gives the gift of unlimited high-speed data at no extra charge

T-Mobile gives the gift of unlimited high-speed data at no extra charge

T-Mobile has announced Un-carrier Unwrapped, four weeks of gifts for customers, with a new offer coming each week. The first week should make existing customers happy, with T-Mobile offering unlimited LTE data at no extra cost for all of its Simple Choice plan customers. From December 1, 2015, customers will automatically be enrolled for unlimited data at no extra cost on top of their normal...

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Qualcomm details how the Snapdragon processors improve low-light photos and video

Qualcomm has detailed in a new blog post how the company is able to assist in improving low-light photos and video. Over the past year, we've seen smartphone cameras improve quickly, and behind many of the best smartphones is Qualcomm's Snapdragon processor, which actually assists in the pictures. The processor is able to detect dark spots, brighten them, clean up the noise, and deliver the...

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EE wants to help customers block intrusive adverts on smartphones

EE wants to help customers block intrusive adverts on smartphones

No one likes adverts, but they do help fund various services and online properties (including Mobile Nations!). While many see them as a way to support the content they enjoy, there are times when adverts can be intrusive or downright obstructive, especially on mobile. UK mobile operator EE is stepping in to lend customers a hand. The mobile network is looking into technology that will allow...

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BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - Signal

BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - Signal

If you missed BerryFlow live this week, you'll want to make sure you catch the audio or video replay. This week, in addition to our usual discussion surrounding the weeks BlackBerry news, we were joined by Sean Silcoff ‎Co-Author, Losing the Signal to discuss some of the history and future of BlackBerry. Also, make sure you check our contest at the bottom of this post. Topics John Chen...

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Mobile Nations Weekly: Launching, relaunching, unlaunching

Mobile Nations Weekly: Launching, relaunching, unlaunching

Last minute releases, last minute pull backs. As the holiday season kicks into full gear, things are getting hectic as last minute launches flow out the door. Microsoft's long-awaited new Windows Mobile flagship finally arrived in the form of the Lumia 950, a 5.2-inch Quad HD hexa-core 20MP beast of a phone. And it's even beastlier brother, the 5.7-inch Lumia 950 XL is due a week later. While...

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BlackBerry Password Keeper for Priv

One of the few preloaded BlackBerry Priv apps is BlackBerry Password Keeper, which allows you to keep all of your passwords, login information, and important records safe and secure and BlackBerry has now pushed the latest update for it through to Google Play. As noted in the change log, it's just a small update to address some bugs and improve upon the user experience, so there are no huge...

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What enterprises and developers need to now about Priv

If you missed out on the 'what enterprises and developers need to know about Priv' webcast that took place on November 17, you can now watch the replay at your leisure. The webcast was aimed at developers and those who work for enterprise companies detailing what enterprises and developers need to know about the Priv by BlackBerry. This webcast covered the following topics: Get an overview...

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