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BlackBerry KEYone Hub Guide

BlackBerry KEYone hub

Everything you need to know about the Hub and the BlackBerry KEYone. The BlackBerry Hub is the epicenter of the KEYone. It brings together notifications from a wide range of sources, and not only makes them visible, but makes them actionable. Answer e-mails, delete text messages, snooze calendar items, check unread Instagram mentions, and lots more. Getting started with the BlackBerry Hub on...

These BlackBerry KEYone launcher tweaks will amp up your productivity

You need to know about these productivity tips with the BlackBerry KEYone launcher. The BlackBerry KEYone is built from the ground-up for getting things done. Dig into some of these tips on how to make the most out of the smart software customizations of the BlackBerry KEYone. The BlackBerry Hub The beating heart of BlackBerry is the Hub. This is where notifications from a wide range of apps...

BlackBerry KEYone photography tips and tricks

The BlackBerry KEYone can take some phenomenal pictures. With these tips at your disposal, you'll be able to make the most out of your photographic opportunities. There are certain baseline skills and sensibilities that are needed to take great pictures, and we're hoping we can introduce some of those here. Alongside a familiarity with the camera software of the BlackBerry KEYone and its...

Five hidden BlackBerry KEYone features you might not know

The BlackBerry KEYone has a few handy features that aren't immediately obvious. We'll show you some of the best ones you might not know. To get the most out of the BlackBerry KEYone, you'll have to dig deep. There are hidden features that will bring your productivity to the next level, and we're going to help you find them. Some of these you might know, some of them you might not. Take a look...

Top BlackBerry KEYone keyboard tricks that will change your life

BlackBerry KEYone keyboard shortcuts

The BlackBerry KEYone has some subtle but incredibly helpful keyboard features that you might not know about. The keyboard is a defining characteristic of the BlackBerry KEYone, and we want to make sure you're getting the most out of it. Here are a few features you may not have heard about. With any luck, they'll help you be more productive and get around the BlackBerry KEYone more easily...

How to personalize your BlackBerry KEYone

How to customize the BlackBerry KEYone

It's easy to make the BlackBerry KEYone your own. Here's how. With a few simple tweaks, you can tailor the BlackBerry KEYone so it looks and feels exactly how you want it to. Whether you just want the interface to fit your style, or you have a specific arrangement that will help you get things done quickly, these customization tips will be good to know. How to move home screen icons on...

How to factory reset the BlackBerry KEYone

Resetting the BlackBerry KEYone is simple. We'll show you how to do it and how to save your data beforehand. If you're looking for a fresh start on your BlackBerry KEYone, doing a factory reset is easy. This will clear all of the information on the device's internal storage, including your Google account, downloaded apps, music, photos, and other data. By default, the installed SD memory card...

How to add or change a Google account on the BlackBerry KEYone

Add or change a Google account on the BlackBerry KEYone with these easy steps! The core of the Android experience on the BlackBerry KEYone is a Google account with all of your relevant services tied in. We'll make sure that you can not only log into your Google Account painlessly, but you can also add additional accounts or change account details while on the move. It's important to note that...

Even the police feel over-charged by Rogers

BlackBerry security settings

If you think you're dishing out too much to service provider Rogers, you'd be in the same boat as the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Newly discovered documents have revealed that as of August 1, Rogers had imposed a new set of fees on police divisions seeking data about their service subscribers. Though many of these requests were processed for free according to Rogers, some required a "minimal...

BlackBerry Classic now available at Carphone Warehouse

BlackBerry Classic

Starting today, Brits can pick up the BlackBerry Classic from Carphone warehouse for £26.50 a month and £329.99 SIM free. Vodafone Business, O2, and Clove are also expected to be carrying the Classic soon. The Classic has already gone on sale across the world in Canada, Singapore, UAE, and soon in the U.S. on AT&T and India. The return of the toolbelt is a welcome addition for diehard...

BlackBerry Classic and exclusive Passport confirmed for AT&T

BlackBerry Passport for AT&T

Today at CES AT&T confirmed they'd be carrying the BlackBerry Passport and the BlackBerry Classic for $649.99 and $419.99 off-contract, respectively. You'll be able to snag the Passport for $199.99 and Classic for $49.99 with a two-year commitment, or $0 if you go with installments on Next. AT&T is getting an exclusive design on the Passport with rounded corners. Why the change?...

AT&T sign

Recent anecdotal evidence of throttling AT&T data speeds on unlimited LTE plans have been confirmed by spokespeople, despite regulatory pressure to eliminate the practice. AT&T users with those subscriptions are still being automatically throttled after they hit 5 GB of usage. This change can be as dramatic as a dip from 23 Mbps to 0.1 Mbps until the end of the billing cycle. AT&...

$130-worth of Amazon apps now available for free

Amazon Appstore sale

Leading up to Black Friday shenanigans, Amazon has kicked off a great promotion on their Appstore, featuring $130-worth of apps for free. Some of the highlights of the collection includes Angry Birds Seasons, Perfectly Clear, Quell Memento, Edge Extended, and Docs to Go Premium. There are plenty more beyond that, and hey, since they're free, you might as well chow down and get them...

BlackBerry Classic now available for pre-order

The BlackBerry Classic, complete with the familiar button belt and trackpad, is available right now for pre-order from ShopBlackBerry for $449. It's worth noting that you won't be able to use this one on Sprint, Verizon, or U.S. Cellular. The launch event proper is December 17, so that should give you an idea of a shipping timeframe. If you need a refresher, the BlackBerry Classic is the...

BlackBerry partners with Salesforce for secure customer data management

BlackBerry has teamed up with Salesforce so joint customers can securely access customer data seamlessly through BES12. This is yet another solid announcement out of the BlackBerry Enterprise Summit, and should help them push into the public sector more aggressively. BlackBerry Announces Agreement with Salesforce to Promote Public Sector Productivity Waterloo, ON - BlackBerry Limited (...

BlackBerry Enterprise Server 12 now available

Another gem out of the BlackBerry Enterprise Summit today is the global release of BES12. A long line of partners have already shown support for the well-known device management platform are already vouching for it, including Bombardier, American Crane, Home Hardware and Rocco Forte. Carriers worldwide are signing on to sell BES12, including Ingram Micro, Orange France SA, Verizon Wireless,...

BlackBerry kicks off identity and access solutions for enterprise

Today at the BlackBerry Enterprise Summit, two new enterprise solutions geared towards identity and access. This is excellent stuff for those getting in on the recently-released BES12. These should allow businesses to embrace the cloud with more confidence. BlackBerry Announces New Identity and Access Solutions Allowing Enterprises to Embrace Mobility and Cloud Services with Confidence...

Missing U - lament for a shortcut key

U on the BlackBerry Passport

I've been using the BlackBerry Passport since launch, and it's been really great to be back on familiar turf. The Samsung Galaxy S5 I've been using for the last six months or so feels cheap and plasticky by comparison. Unorthodox as the Passport may be, it's great to have a physical keyboard under my thumbs again. OS 10.3 is a refreshing visual overhaul and there are a handful of functional...

AT&T upping data available on $40 and $70 plans

AT&T is bumping up data allotments on their $40 and $70 plans from 2 GB to 3 GB and 4 GB to 6 GB, respectively. The change kicks in November 2 and applies to Mobile Share Value plans. To sweeten the deal, AT&T is extending their Double the Data deal for another two weeks, so you can grab 30 GB of data for $130 a month (which would normally get you 15 GB to split with family or...

BlackBerry Passport now available through Expansys USA

BlackBerry Passport

Anyone hunting for somewhere to pick up a BlackBerry Passport should check out Expansys, as their U.S. arm has just announced availability. Considering ShopBlackBerry is out of stock, you may want to snag one before they run out. For those unfamiliar, the Passport is BlackBerry's distinctly wide high-end device with a touch-sensitive physical keyboard and an extremely sharp square screen. We...