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BlackBerry heads to Xbox Live to advertise the BlackBerry Classic

BlackBerry heads to XBox Live to advertise the BlackBerry Classic

Seems BlackBerry is getting a little bit more aggressive with their marketing as they've now stepped into Microsoft's realm. A new ad is currently running on Xbox consoles in Canada and it's from BlackBerry promoting the BlackBerry Classic. The ad features the launch promo video for the device and invites Xbox Live users to download a free episode of Top Gear and MTV's Ridiculousness sponsored...

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iPhone users are paying for Frank Underwood's ringtone that comes free on BlackBerry

Netflix's House of Cards is a hit and if you've ever watched it, then you know their use of technology in the show is rather broad and it's certainly not abnormal in the run of an episode to see and hear several smartphones. As the show is about politicians, known to use BlackBerry regularly, it's not uncommon to hear several classic BlackBerry ringtones going off and as Business Insider...

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BlackBerry's going back to court over Typo2

The Typo2 keyboard for iPhone

Not content with legally prevailing over Typo on multiple occasions, BlackBerry is dragging Typo back into court of the iPhone case maker's second iteration of their Typo keyboard. The first edition was barred from sales for copying the Q10 keyboard design, which Typo ignored, which ended with them being hit with an $860,000 fine. Now the Typo2, which looks less like a BlackBerry keyboard, is...

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BlackBerry Classic arrives on AT&T February 20th

BlackBerry Classic now available through AT&T

As previously announced during CES 2015, AT&T has now laid down the arrival date of the BlackBerry Classic and let us know it will be made available for purchase through their site and in stores on February 20th. AT&T customers looking to pick one up can expect to lay down $49.99 with a new two-year agreement to call one their own. If you're not into contracts, AT&T is also offering...

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Save up to 67% on PNY microSD cards, Flash drives and more today at Amazon

PNY 64GB microSD

Today is President's Day in the US, and PNY has chosen this federal holiday to run one of its big mobile accessory sales on Amazon. Prices in this collection of products. which include microSD cards, SD cards, Flash drives and battery packs have been cut by between 23% and 67%. A good example is the 64GB version of the PNY High Performance microSDHC card, which normally sells for $54.99....

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AT&T exclusive version of the BlackBerry Passport available Feb. 20th

AT&T exclusive version of the BlackBerry Passport now available

Have you been waiting for AT&T's exclusive version of the BlackBerry Passport to arrive? If you have, it arrives officially on February 20th. If you head on over to the AT&T website you can grab the details for the more rounded off version of the device. The BlackBerry Passport is ideal for the power professional who wants an innovative wireless device focused on productivity,...

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Winnie The Pooh stickers now available in the BBM Shop

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Disney have released another sticker pack into the BBM Shop - this time it's Winnie The Pooh. The pack consists of a selection of Stickers featuring Winnie and his friends, perfect for you slipping into your BBM conversations with your buddies. Winnie The Pooh is hugely popular all around the world so this pack should bring some joy to many a BBM chat. It's going to cost you a couple of...

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BBM for iOS beta moves into v2.7.0.33

BBM for iOS beta moves into v2.7.0.33

With the last beta version having gone public a few days ago, the BlackBerry Beta Zone has already fired up a new BBM beta putting it into v2.7.0.33. This one isn't a massive update but there's still a few new things on the list to check out plus, some known issues that need to be worked through as well. New Features We have lots of new features and improvements to share based on your...

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AT&T's newest data plan offers 7GB for $75

AT&T's new 7GB data plan starts at $75

AT&T's added another tier to their Mobile Share Value data plans: 7GB for $75. Of course, that's just for the data, but if you're thinking about grabbing a new smartphone at the same time and go with AT&T's Next payment plan option for a new smartphone, they'll cut the $40 smartphone access charge down to just $15/month. That equals out to $90/month in service charges for 7GB of data...

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BlackBerry Classic appears set to arrive on Verizon February 26th

BlackBerry Classic appears set to arrive on Verizon February 26th

While a lot of the new device focus has been placed on AT&T since they have both the BlackBerry Classic and their own exclusive version of the BlackBerry Passport arriving at some point in time, a lot of folks out there are still waiting for Verizon to get the BlackBerry Classic as it was announced at the same time. For their part, Verizon has been all rather hush-hush on it all and...

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BlackBerry India hosting BlackBerry Passport giveaway

BlackBerry India hosting BlackBerry Passport giveaway

If you live in India and want a chance to win a brand new BlackBerry Passport, you now have a chance to do so thanks to BlackBerry India. All you have to do is follow @BlackBerryIn on Twitter and answer a simple question they've set up via a Google Docs form and you're all set. You'll be entered to win a brand new BlackBerry Passport. Giveaway ends on Monday and is only open to India...

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Amazon matching ShopBlackBerry sale prices on the BlackBerry Passport

Amazon matching ShopBlackBerry sale prices on the BlackBerry Passport

Earlier we let you know that ShopBlackBerry had posted up their Valentine's Day sale on the BlackBerry Passport, but it seems as though that's not the only place to get the deal. If you live in the U.S. and would prefer to order your device from Amazon, you're in luck. They've now matched the pricing on Amazon.com, so you have the option of ordering from ShopBlackBerry or Amazon. Sadly, it...

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New BBM beta brings picture sharing in groups, read receipt for file transfers

Although the majority of users won't be able to take advantage of this one just yet, a new limited BBM beta has been released to the BlackBerry Beta Zone that brings with it some new features for groups and file transfers. Share Pictures in BBM Group Chats – we know this is one you have been waiting for! In the middle of a Group Chat and have the perfect picture to share in the moment? Now,...

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Snap v3 Beta 2 now available for download

Snap v3 Beta 2 now available for download

Although the announcement of a new release on Tuesday hit some snags, Red Light of Love has now been updated and you'll find Snap v3 beta 2 now available for download and it's packed with quite a few changes even from the previous release. Looking for the change log? Jump below and have a look for yourself. Changes Fixed encoding issues for non-latin character sets Fixed Share/Open in...

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Telegram BlackBerry 10 $50,000 app contest winners announced

Telegram

Back in November of last year, we let you all know about a developer contest being held by Telegram wherein they would be giving away in total $50,000 to bring their cloud-based mobile and desktop messaging app to the BlackBerry 10 platform. That contest is now over and two developers won the first prize of $10,000 each while another four developers won the second prize, $5,000 each. So who won...

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QNX to showcase products at Embedded World 2015

QNX to showcase products at Embedded World 2015

Embedded World 2015 takes place in Nuremberg, Germany on February 24 - 26th and QNX will be there to showcase their technology through customer products for medical, automotive, the home and more. The list below highlights what all will be featured at the event, but keen eyes will notice the fact QNX plans to showcase a brand new QNX product in an automotive demo with Texas Instruments. The...

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David Kleidermacher joins BlackBerry as Chief Security Officer

David Kleidermacher joins BlackBerry as Chief Security Officer

BlackBerry has now announced they've signed on David Kleidermacher as Chief Security Officer where he will oversee security-specific research, product development and be in charge of BlackBerry's product certification and approval program. Mr. Kleidermacher most recently served as Chief Technology Officer at Green Hills Software. He holds patents and patents pending in the areas of software...

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