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T-Mobile adds new BingeOn partners

T-Mobile has announced a number of new partners for its BingeOn program, including YouTube, Discovery Go, Redbull TV and others. John Legere took to Twitter with some stats that the company has collected, like that millions of subscribers are now streaming more than twice the amount they were before BingeOn, and that on the T-Mobile network you get 480p Netflix instead of the 360p that others...

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You can now search for all the things in the CrackBerry Android app!

You can now search for all the things in the CrackBerry Android app!

Our Android apps just got a whole lot better — and we're not done yet! We've reached a pretty major milestone in the life of the CrackBerry app — you can now search for stories. And for forum threads. And for individual posts. Basically you can search for all the things. And if it seems like this has been a long time coming, well, it has. When you're working with custom apps and custom back-...

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Unable to add a PayPal account within BlackBerry World? There's a fix for that

Have you been having issues with adding a PayPal account to BlackBerry World on your BlackBerry 10 smartphone where it throws an error stating 'We ran into a problem while processing your request. Please try again later.'? If so, BlackBerry has now released a new update to the BlackBerry Payment Options app which should resolve the problem according to the BlackBerry Knowledge Base. Overview...

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BlackBerry is one of the most visible brands in the new season of House of Cards

Netflix's House of Cards is a hit and if you've ever watched it, then you know product placement on the show is huge as well. So much so that a lot of time goes into analyzing the brands within each episode. The folks at Concave Brand Tracking are the latest to pull some of that data and after having combed through the latest season, have named BlackBerry as the number one mobile phone brand for...

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Exclusive Networks will now offer the full BlackBerry enterprise software portfolio

Building off of their already existing partnership in Australia and the Nordic region, BlackBerry has teamed up with Exclusive Networks to offer the full BlackBerry Enterprise software portfolio across Benelux, DACH and the U.K. BlackBerry has developed genuinely disruptive new technology and has been a leader in security for the mobile enterprise for many years," said Barrie Desmond, COO...

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Inst10 for Instagram update brings numerous fixes and update API

If Inst10 is your go-to app for Instagram access on BlackBerry 10, you'll want to fire up BlackBerry World and grab the latest release. Noted as v3.2.100.1, this release brings numerous fixes to the native app plus, adds some of the latest API changes from Instagram, meaning improved support for the app overall. Updated to Latest API Fixed Edit Password Fixed DM Sending & Receiving...

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BlackBerry Services for the Priv updated with minor bug fixes

BlackBerry Services for the Priv updated with minor bug fixes

BlackBerry Services, which helps control all of the built-in BlackBerry applications on the Priv, has now been updated through Google Play Store. Much like just about every other time it has been updated, though, we're not entirely too sure what has changed as the change log only notes 'minor bug fixes'. Generally speaking, Services being updated is a precursor to other apps in the Priv...

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How to reload the OS on your BlackBerry Priv

How to reload the OS on your BlackBerry Priv

With the autoloaders for the BlackBerry Priv now available for download, there's sure to be folks needing to know how the whole process works, and we're glad to help with that. Take a look at our full run down of how to reinstall the OS on your BlackBerry Priv. It's all fairly easy, but do keep in mind you will need to have a Windows or Mac computer to complete the process plus, reinstalling...

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BlackBerry Priv autoloaders now available for download

BlackBerry Priv autoloaders now available for download

If for whatever reason you're running into issues with your BlackBerry Priv smartphone or simply want a fresh start and need to reload the OS, BlackBerry has now released the necessary files to do so. The autoloader files as they're referred to will wipe your device entirely clean of any data allowing you to start with a clean slate. You will want to be careful though and ensure you grab the...

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BlackBerry continues to beat expectations with security patches on the Priv

BlackBerry continues to beat expectations with security patches on the Priv

BlackBerry has taken to its official blog to pat itself on the back for being able to keep up with pushing security updates to the Priv faster than any other OEM. Since the release of the Priv, BlackBerry has pushed the security update out the same day Google detailed the changes. Other OEM partners range from one to 37 days, with several partners still not even pushing patches for updates from...

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BlackBerry hosting Mobility Summit on April 6

BlackBerry hosting Mobility Summit on April 6

If you're a CIO, CTO or CSO and looking to learn more about BlackBerry software and services plus, have the opportunity to talk directly with the experts from BlackBerry, BlackBerry is hosting a Mobility Summit on April, 6th at the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision, Hilversum. Join us on April, 6th for the BlackBerry Mobility Summit and hear first-hand about the new joint...

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BlackBerry to announce BlackBerry Radar asset tracking system at MATS 2016

Late last year BlackBerry began their proof of concept trials for their IoT asset tracking box and now it looks as though they're gearing up to take things to the next level. Emails have now been sent out inviting folks to the 2016 Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS), the largest annual heavy-duty trucking industry event in the world, where BlackBerry will be introducing their new end-to-end asset...

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Verizon

Verizon Wireless has been ordered to pay $1.35 million for its use of "Supercookies" in mobile traffic, following an investigation by the FCC. As a result, Verizon will have to make some changes to the way it delivers advertising to customers. The process will now require Verizon to get opt-in or opt-out consent from each customer before it is able to target ads at them. From the FCC's ruling...

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March security patch now available for the BlackBerry Priv

BlackBerry Priv March security patches available

Update: The full details of what has been addressed in this release can now be viewed on the BlackBerry Knowledge Base. The March security patch for the BlackBerry Priv is now available to download. The update, which weighs in around 17MB, brings some additional security enhancements to the phone. At this time it is not known which vulnerabilities are addressed in this update, though Google is...

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Mobile Nations Weekly: Filings, Releases, and Updates

Mobile Nations Weekly: Filings, Releases, and Updates

Pre-orders, shipment orders, and legal orders. HTC's long-awaited Vive VR headset is now available for pre-order and the Samsung Galaxy S7 is now shipping to pre-order customers. Amazon expanded their Alexa virtual assistant to the portable Amazon Tap Bluetooth speaker and the compact Echo Dot (which you can amusingly only order through an Echo voice command). And BlackBerry's Android-powered...

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens hits digital on April 1

Star Wars: The Force Awakens hits digital on April 1

If you've been waiting for Star Wars: The Force Awakens to become available for you to purchase, you won't have to wait too much longer. The digital copy will be available on April 1, with the DVD and Blu Ray versions becoming available on April 5. After shattering box office records with more than $926 million domestic and $2.05 billion worldwide, many have been anxiously awaiting the chance...

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Take a look at BlackBerry from Mobile World Congress 2016

Take a look at BlackBerry from Mobile World Congress 2016

Although BlackBerry didn't have any hardware news for Mobile World Congress 2016, they were still in Barcelona to announce new partnerships, new acquisitions and new company initiatives. As part of that, they were on site to showcase their strong enterprise solutions covering EMM, secure messaging and IoT as the latest video uploaded to the BlackBerry YouTube account shows. BlackBerry...

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BlackBerry launches new direct sales program for business owners and IT administrators

BlackBerry has now announced a new BlackBerry smartphone sales initiative allowing business owners and IT administrators looking for a cost-effective way to purchase unlocked BlackBerry devices in volume to buy directly from BlackBerry's Smartphone Business Sales Team. At BlackBerry, it's always been our goal to make mobility easier for businesses of all sizes. From our powerful BES12...

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Sprint teams with Dixons Carphone to open 500 stores in the U.S.

Sprint teams with Dixons Carphone to open 500 stores in the U.S.

Sprint has announced a partnership with UK retailer Dixons Carphone to open 500 new Sprint retail stores in the United States. The two launched a pilot program last summer, which seems to have been successful. Each company will have an equal stake in the stores, which will operate similarly to existing Sprint-branded stores run by third-party retailers. From Sprint: Under the agreement,...

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