Alicia Erlich

Writer for CrackBerry, Alicia is an avid reader and photographer, technology addict, and all around gadget helper. In her spare time, she also enjoys following her favorite baseball and hockey teams and studying for her many insurance exams.

Articles by Alicia Erlich

Seidio Spring Clip Holster for Passport
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Seidio Spring Clip Holster for Passport

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When it comes to carrying around the BlackBerry Passport, I have always been partial to holsters to let me quickly access my device and for maximum screen protection. Rather than throwing it in my bag or shoving it in my jacket pocket it remains secure on my belt while I go about my day. Now while BlackBerry has released a leather swivel holster for the Passport, I prefer one that...

Check out these new apps for your BlackBerry
BlackBerry Apps of the week for 3/13/15

Check out these new apps for your BlackBerry

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Howdy CrackBerry nation! Hope you all had an excellent week as it certainly went by quickly. This week we saw Vodafone UK confirm they will carry the BlackBerry Leap but only for business users, a BerryFlow podcast with our own EiC to close out Mobile World Congress and a way to get Adobe Flash on OS 10.3.1. Now on to the more important topic of the day. It is time to bring you this...

How to enable out-of-office messages on OS 10.3.1
Setting up automatic replies on OS 10.3.1

How to enable out-of-office messages on OS 10.3.1

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When I'm out of the office I always make sure I turn on my out of office rely messages. Normally, when this option is activated on your device, the message sent is what both people outside and inside your organization will see. By default, it enables only the inside your organization message. For those of you familiar with Microsoft Outlook, you know that it goes one step further and...

Noted updated with new features and bug fixes
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Noted updated with new features and bug fixes

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It has been a while since we've seen an update to Noted, a handy and easy to use notepad and text editor for BlackBerry 10) . Similar to the memo pad application installed on legacy devices, Noted presents users with a convenient place to store all of their notes, to-do's or anything else they wish to jot down in hurry. A new version is now available in BlackBerry World, where it now...

Amzer Pudding TPU Case for BlackBerry Classic hands-on
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Amzer Pudding TPU Case for BlackBerry Classic hands-on

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Cases are an important part of my BlackBerry experience. Rarely will you see me leave me the house without having some kind of protection on my device. Be it a rugged, heavy-duty model, a slim profile one, or something in-between there is always a case out there for everyone. This time around I decided to go with a hybrid hard and soft gel case by Amzer. The Amzer TPU Pudding case...

Dukto is an easy way to transfer documents
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Dukto is an easy way to transfer documents

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There are various applications at your disposal with which to transfer your files via WiFi. Using the Dukto open source code, one talented developer worked hard to create a seamless and beautiful native experience to BlackBerry 10. If you are not familiar with Dukto, it is a multi-platform LAN file transfer utility that supports sending text, files, or folders from one device to another...

Create your own custom shortcuts with Quick Launch
Application launcher for BlackBerry 10

Create your own custom shortcuts with Quick Launch

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Upon first glance at the title of this post you may think to yourself that this is the same QuickLaunch that was on BBOS. A staple application for most of my legacy devices, it offered the ability to access your most used apps with the simple press of your right side convenience key. Of course with the introduction of BlackBerry 10, the convenience key was no longer necessary. However...

1000 free copies of Privacy Suite Pro available to download
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1000 free copies of Privacy Suite Pro available to download

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Being able to protect one's personal data is a hot button issue at the moment. I know we all want to keep certain files, photos, and other items away from intruders and prying eyes. Privacy Suite Pro first popped up on our radar a while back in the BlackBerry App Roundup, whose main purpose is to be an all-in-one backup suite to ensure our files, folders, SMS, MMS, contacts, notes,...