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Take CrackBerry's BlackBerry KEYone and BlackBerry Motion Owner Super Survey!

Take CrackBerry's BlackBerry KEYone and BlackBerry Motion Owner Survey. We'll be sharing the results with BlackBerry Mobile - this is your chance to participate and have your voice heard!

Have a few minutes to spare to help us out with a survey? If so, we'd appreciate it. Just like last time, we'll be sharing the results with BlackBerry Mobile, and it will help to develop new features and improvements for upcoming and existing products. This is our chance to take all that great feedback that fills the BlackBerry KEYone and BlackBerry Motion forums and put it to some good use.


BlackBerry KEYone now offered through EE Small Business accounts

If you have a small business account with EE and have been looking to get your hands on a BlackBerry KEYone, EE has now made it easier than ever. Through their Small Business online portal but the BlackBerry KEYone in silver is now directly available for purchase.


BlackBerry Keyboard beta introduces new 'SlideBoard' feature

A new beta release for the BlackBerry Keyboard app has now arrived in Google Play and brings along with it a new beta feature BlackBerry is calling SlideBoard. In short, you can slide your finger left or right on the keyboard now, and it will bring up new panels which offer quick access to four user-customizable phrases or a number pad and widely used symbols.


BlackBerry Motion now available from John Lewis priced at £399.00

In addition to Carphone Warehouse going live with sales of the all-new BlackBerry Motion, BlackBerry fans in the UK can also pick one up from John Lewis. Keeping in line with the suggested pricing, if you order one from John Lewis, it will set you back £399.00.


BlackBerry KEYone Black Edition now available from Amazon UK, John Lewis and Argos

In addition to the BlackBerry Motion arriving in the UK, we're also seeing further release for the BlackBerry KEYone Black Edition in the UK. Amazon UK, John Lewis, and Argos have now added the device to their lineups.


BlackBerry Motion now available from Carphone Warehouse online and in select stores!

Being one of the first retailers in the UK to fire up their pre-orders for the all-new BlackBerry Motion, Carphone Warehouse is also among the first have the Motion available for purchase. BlackBerry fans in the UK can now order the BlackBerry Motion online through the Carphone Warehouse site.


BlackBerry KEYone Limited Edition Black now available to pre-order in Indonesia

This is it. If you have been waiting for the BlackBerry KEYone to come to Indonesia, you can now celebrate. The BlackBerry KEYone Limited Edition Black is now available to pre-order in Indonesia through a multitude of partners starting today through November 26. As with the BlackBerry Aurora when it was released, there are several special offers in place from Telkomsel, Indosat, XL and Smartfren you'll want to check out.


BlackBerry Password Keeper beta adds support for Google Drive backup and restore

A new beta for BlackBerry Password Keeper has begun rolling out, and for folks who love the app, this is either going to be a feature you love and use or one you have absolutely zero interest in using. For this release, BlackBerry has added the ability to automatically back up and restore password records from Google Drive.


BlackBerry UNSTOPPABLE Tour comes to Paris this Saturday - RSVP Now!

We've almost made our way through the European leg of the BlackBerry UNSTOPPABLE Tour and next on the list is Paris this Saturday, November 18. For Paris, we have an awesome evening lined up for BlackBerry fans and those thinking about picking up a new BlackBerry KEYone.


BlackBerry Motion now up for pre-order across retailers in Slovakia and the Czech Republic

As the availability of the BlackBerry Motion continues to expand, retailers have started taking pre-orders for the device and one area where retailers are ready is Slovakia and the Czech Republic. Those looking to get their hands on Motion should have no issue as multiple retailers are expected to have their stock readily available after November 20.


BlackBerry announces new patent licensing partnership with Teletry

BlackBerry continues to sign new patent licensing deals and the latest to be announced is a strategic licensing agreement with Teletry. As part of the agreement between Teletry and BlackBerry, Teletry will have the right to sublicense a broad range of BlackBerry patents to a majority of global smartphone manufacturers.


Convenience Key fans will love the new Smart Convenience Key on the BlackBerry Motion!

With the BlackBerry Motion, BlackBerry Mobile is introducing a new Smart Convenience Key that takes the user-defined shortcuts to the next level by adding in profiles you can setup and control on the fly. Now when you press the textured key, you are presented with up to three different options with profiles for Default, Car, Meeting, and Home. Do the math that's like 12 different shortcuts in one button.


Optiemus launches the BlackBerry KEYone Limited Edition Black in Sri Lanka

After initially launching the BlackBerry KEYone Limited Edition Black in India, Optiemus has now partnered with Softlogic to bring the BlackBerry KEYone Limited Edition Black to Sri Lanka. The launch also came with an announcement that the first 200 customers of the BlackBerry KEYone Limited Edition Black in Sri Lanka will be invited to a gala dinner featuring Kumar Sangakkara.


BlackBerry UNSTOPPABLE Tour comes to Prague this Thursday - RSVP Now!

With London being taken care of and Frankfurt almost wrapped up, the next location on the BlackBerry UNSTOPPABLE Tour is Prague this Thursday, November 16. The venue is set, the gear is ready to roll, and we're excited for a great evening of BlackBerry fans and those thinking about picking up a new BlackBerry KEYone or BlackBerry Motion coming together.


Poll: What browser are you using on your Android BlackBerry?

When it comes to browsing the web on our phones, I'm sure a lot of folks just load up whatever the default web browser is, which on Android BlackBerry Smartphones is Chrome, but there's always folks out there looking for better options. With Android, there is a ton of options to choose from including desktop counterparts such as Firefox, Microsoft Edge, Opera and more.


BlackBerry UNSTOPPABLE Tour comes to Frankfurt this Tuesday - RSVP Now!

BlackBerry Unstoppable Tour comes to Frankfurt this Tuesday - RSVP Now!

Now that we've hit London, the next location on the BlackBerry UNSTOPPABLE Tour is Frankfurt this Tuesday, November 14. All the groundwork has been laid for a great evening of BlackBerry fans and those thinking about picking up a new BlackBerry KEYone or BlackBerry Motion coming together.


BlackBerry Motion Unboxing and Hands-On Video Roundup

Now that the BlackBerry Motion is making its way into the hands of more and more people, we're starting to see plenty of unboxings and first hands-on impressions hitting YouTube. With that in mind and the fact the Motion has become available in Canada now, we figured it was a good time to start rounding up some of the great videos that have popped up.


BlackBerry Motion now available at Bell, SaskTel, TELUS and Koodo!

Although SaskTel was the first to go live with orders for the BlackBerry Motion in Canada, Bell, TELUS, and Koodo have now also got the all-new BlackBerry Motion added to their lineups. Pricing is pretty standard across all retailers offering the Motion but here's the breakdown.

Bell

  • $0.00 - 2-year term - Requires a minimum of 1 GB ($25/mo.) of data per account plus a minimum of $70/mo. per user.
  • $99.99 - 2-year term - Requires a minimum of 1 GB ($25/mo.) of data per account plus a minimum of $60/mo. per user.
  • $599.99 - No term

TELUS

  • $0 - Starting at $95 per month a 2-year plan
  • $100 - Starting at $85 per month a 2-year plan
  • $605 - No term pricing

Koodo

  • $100 + $21 Tab charge for 24 months
  • $245 + $15 Tab charge for 24 months
  • $365 + $10 Tab charge for 24 months
  • $605 No term pricing

The BlackBerry Motion is live on all the sites right now for consumer accounts, while Bell and TELUS also have business customer options available. If you're looking to pick your BlackBerry Motion up in store, remember select Bell, TELUS, and SaskTel stores will have it available while Koodo is only offering the Motion online. With the sites now live, let us know if you placed your order yet in the comments!

See at Bell See at SaskTel See at TELUS See at Koodo

BlackBerry Motion Specs and Features

More BlackBerry Motion First Look Videos


BlackBerry Motion now available through SaskTel in Canada

BlackBerry Mobile announced the BlackBerry Motion would be available in Canada starting November 10th and the first carrier out the gate making the device available online is SaskTel. Right now, new and existing SaskTel customers can order the all-new BlackBerry Motion through the SaskTel site with pricing starting at $0 on a 2-year contract +$5/mo. with Plus Pricing.


BlackBerry Motion now available from Unlocked Mobiles UK

As Canadian carriers get ready to make the BlackBerry Motion available on November 10th, BlackBerry fans in the UK looking to pick up a Motion now have the option of ordering one from Unlocked Mobiles. The retailer, which ships Internationally, has the Motion in stock and ready to be ordered for £399.00 inc VAT.


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