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Reminder: Follow BlackBerry Mobile on your favorite social media!

July has buzzed on by but it's not too late to catch up with BlackBerry Mobile and all social happenings. BBMobile has been crushing their Instagram game with regularly updated stories, videos, and posts. Right now there's actually a community call to action around the #ShotOnKEYone hashtag - so share your best summer photos shot on the BlackBerry KEYone for a chance to be featured on their...

BBM has launched another new service in the BBM Discover Menu for users in Nigeria. This time around, they've partnered with Ariiyatickets to launch Event Tickets, a new service that allows Nigerians to browse for local concerts and events, and purchase tickets in advance right inside BBM. "Nigerians have been enthusiastically adopting new mobile services for years," said Matthew Talbot, CEO...

BlackBerry KEYone in black rumored to be launching soon

Ever since the BlackBerry KEYone was initially released, there have been rumors (and hopes) that BlackBerry Mobile would be releasing an all black version and now, it looks as though that might become a reality. As spotted by the folks over at BerryLink, what appears to be a pre-release BlackBerry KEYone in black has been spotted posted for sale alongside various other rumors suggesting a launch...

The BlackBerry KEYone has now arrived at Orange France and for a limited time, the carrier is offering the new Android-powered BlackBerry for €119.90 after €100 refund when you agree to a 24-month term. Should you miss out on the special offer, which runs until August 22nd, the price of the KEYone will go to €219.90 or €599.90 if you purchase the device only. According to the site, they...

If you live in the UK and still haven't picked up a BlackBerry KEYone, you might want to give Carphone Warehouse a look. The retailer is now offering reduced pricing on the latest Android-powered BlackBerry when you buy it SIM free. Initially launched at £499 at Carphone Warehouse, customers looking to move into a BlackBerry KEYone can now save £50 off with the pricing ringing up at only £...

Snag some Comic-Con deals on movies from Google Play this weekend!

The San Diego Comic-Con is well underway and to celebrate, Google Play has some pretty sweet deals on superhero movies! Following along with all the news coming out of the San Diego Comic-Con is always fun but if you're looking jump even deeper into the superhero world, why not take in a movie at home this weekend? Right now, Google Play has discounted a bunch of superhero movies that you can...

If you're using a BlackBerry smartphone powered by Android, chances are you got an update recently from Google and didn't even notice it. Initially announced at Google I/O, Google has now begun rolling out their new security system, Google Play Protect, on any phone with the latest version of Google Play Services. With more than 50 billion apps scanned every day, our machine learning...

As part of their growing BlackBerry Secure portfolio of software, BlackBerry has announced it has expanded its cybersecurity offerings for the public sector to include SecuSUITE for Government, their multi-platform solution for end-to-end encryption of voice calls and text messages. As highlighted in the announcement, SecuSUITE for Government is the only National Information Assurance...

Looking to keep up to date with all the latest Football (I want to type soccer so bad!) news? Look no further than the BBM Discover menu. BBM in partnership with Planet Sport Publishing have now officially launched Football365 which covers 'all the leagues, teams, and goals worldwide'. Football365, now available in the BBM Discover menu, serves up the latest information covering all the...

This is just a reminder for all you folks out there using [WhatsApp](/whatsapp] on BlackBerry 10 to ensure you're running the latest version available from BlackBerry World. We've received quite a few emails, Tweets and forum posts now from folks stating that WhatsApp is no longer working on their BlackBerry 10 devices. #mn_oembed_c:before { display: none; } #mn_oembed_c...

BlackBerry rolls out new beta versions of Hub Suite+ core apps

BlackBerry rolls out new beta versions of Hub Suite core apps

A fresh round of beta versions of the Hub Suite+ core apps have now made their way to the Google Play Store and are available for download to those with access. For now, we're seeing BlackBerry Hub+ Services, BlackBerry Keyboard, Contacts, Calendar, Hub, Notes and Tasks, all showing updates. Unfortunately, the changelogs have all been recycled from previous versions this time around so there...

BBM launches travel and tourism discover channel in MENA

Middle Eastern and North African BBM users now have a new section in their Discover menu to check out as BBM has now added Sa2eh as a destination for travel and tourism content. We've just added another content channel—Sa2eh—to the Discover menu for Middle Eastern and North African users. Pronounced as "saw-eh", Sa2eh (سياحة) offers travel and tourism content for honeymooners and vacation...

BlackBerry KEYone now available from SFR in France!

After announcing their pre-order availability of the BlackBerry KEYone near the end of June, SFR in France has now begun letting customers know via email that the BlackBerry KEYone is now available for purchase online and in store. Pricing for the KEYone from SFR does vary depending on available plan options but starts at €29.99 and goes all the way up to €598.99 if you just wish to purchase...

Rogers BlackBerry KEYone update scheduled for July 17th

If you purchased a BlackBerry KEYone from Rogers and have been wondering where your July update is the Rogers OS upgrade schedule has the answer you seek. According to the schedule, which was recently updated, BlackBerry KEYone owners on Rogers should look for an update on their devices starting on July 17th. Unlike some of the other updates listed, the KEYone update highlights bug fixes...

CrackBerry Podcast: The hidden one

On this episode, we dig into some of the latest KEYone news, answer some Twitter questions and discuss some rumored codenames for the next BlackBerry devices. Now that Kevin has got some rest from all the CrackBerry KEYone Meetups, we managed to get things in line for a CrackBerry podcast. This time around, we discuss all the latest BlackBerry KEYone news including the most recent...

Although we had a little bit of a heads up on the release date thanks to comments posted on the Sprint Community Forums, TCL and Sprint have now officially announced that the BlackBerry KEYone will go on sale at Sprint starting July 14. "This is a highly anticipated launch as we partner with Sprint who is among the first U.S. carriers to offer the award-winning BlackBerry KEYone," said...

BlackBerry KEYone looks set to arrive on Sprint starting July 14

Although it certainly hasn't been any secret that Sprint will be offering the BlackBerry KEYone to their customer base, the date of availability has until now remained at 'this summer'. According to a new posting coming from the Sprint Community Forums, though, Sprint customers looking to get their hands on the BlackBerry KEYone will be able to do so starting on July 14 through direct shipments...

Although great, native BlackBerry 10 apps are getting harder to come by these days there are still several developers out there releasing some awesome tools for BlackBerry 10. Among them is Burning Platform, which has recently released Sound Scheme for BlackBerry 10. Like sound schemes in Windows or MacOS, Sound Scheme for BlackBerry 10 allows you to customize almost all OS events with a sound...

BlackBerry KEYone July update includes new Support Center app

Support Center app

A spot for Feedback, E-Warranty, Hardware Diagnosis and more! Now that the July Android security update has started hitting BlackBerry KEYone owners devices, folks have noticed a new Support Center app that has been included in this release. What is it? Glad you asked. The Support Center app is a basic yet handy app that brings together a spot for owners to send Feedback, fill out their E-...

Following the release of the awesome Keyboard Browser for Android, developer Alain Grange has now released a new a file manager app for Android as well. Taking on styling from BlackBerry 10, Keyboard File for Android allows you to enjoy the benefits of a physical keyboard for file management on your BlackBerry Priv or KEYone by integrating multiple keyboard shortcuts. List of shortcuts: P...

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