Articles by Dj Reyes

A look at the updated Privacy and Control BBM features
We go hands on with the new features

A look at the updated Privacy and Control BBM features

DJ Reyes 128

Yesterday, an update to BBM rolled out for BlackBerry, Android and iOS. The version had been running in BlackBerry Beta Zone for a while and now it is rolling out to everyone. There are a handful of new features to be found in this latest update from Private Chat to the ability to quote messages. We're going to be taking a closer look at these new features. As already mentioned one...

ReadItNow! jumps to v7.0 with some new features
You can't go wrong with this third party Pocket client

ReadItNow! jumps to v7.0 with some new features

DJ Reyes 29

If you're a Pocket user, you've probably already heard of ReadItNow! It's a third party client we've featured a few times here in the CrackBerry blog. It's one of my first top 5 apps installed whenever I get a new device or carry out a clean install on my BlackBerry 10 smartphone. This latest update brings us to v7.0 and with it comes some new additions. As well as your usual bug...

PushProtect aims to take a photo of a potential phone theif
Smile you're on candid camera

PushProtect aims to take a photo of a potential phone theif

DJ Reyes 69

When it comes to securing your BlackBerry smartphone when it is lost or stolen, we have BlackBerry Protect which allows us to remotely wipe, lock or make the device beep. You can also locate where it is using GPS. How about adding the ability to take a snapshot of the person who may have stolen your precious BlackBerry smartphone? That's what PushProtect aims to do, and we take a look...

Get yourself a free copy of CascaRun Pro only for today
We love this native sports tracker app

Get yourself a free copy of CascaRun Pro only for today

DJ Reyes 121

For those who want a native sports tracking app on BlackBerry 10 will probably have already heard of CascaRun Pro. We've looked at the app before and it's my go-to app for sports tracking right now. I was an Endomondo user before but you can't beat a native app experience, in my opinion. With the summer season now here, I'm sure you're all getting your workout fix. How about a free copy...

BlackBerry OEM Leather Pouch for the BlackBerry Leap
The OEM leather pouches are always a good buy

BlackBerry OEM Leather Pouch for the BlackBerry Leap

DJ Reyes 42

The BlackBerry OEM Leather Pouch is available to buy for BlackBerry 10 smartphones, the BlackBerry Leap version is no exception. I got my hands on one and took it for a spin for a while. One of the benefits of using the Leather Pouch is that your device is protect on the go but you can still use it in its naked form. Continue reading to see what I think of the BlackBerry Leap Leather...

Talk2Watch Pro updated to support the Pebble Time
Great third party client for Pebble owners

Talk2Watch Pro updated to support the Pebble Time

DJ Reyes 59

Pebble smartwatch owners with BlackBerry 10 smartphones know that the go-to app to make the most of it is Talk2Watch, specifically the Pro version which has seen a substantial update since it was first released. We even have access to the Pebble app store from within the app, therefore eliminating the need to install the Android Pebble app. When the Pebble Time was announced, many...

Messenger for Facebook now available from BlackBerry World
Sleek third party Facebook Messenger client

Messenger for Facebook now available from BlackBerry World

DJ Reyes 82

We have only just seen an update to the beta build but it seems it was stable enough that a release has just been made to the masses and the app is now available from BlackBerry World. The version is the newly revamped and updated UI build that went through BlackBerry Beta Zone. While, the native Facebook app still does Facebook chat, I've been trying this out and it's pretty sleek and...