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Sprint now rolling out OS to BlackBerry Q10 owners

Sprint now rolling out OS to BlackBerry Q10 owners

Are you still using a BlackBerry Q10 on Sprint and haven't updated to 10.3.2 manually out of frustration yet? If so, we have some good news for you. The carrier last week approved a new 10.3.2 build noting that it would be rolled out gradually but for whatever reason, that build seemed to have...
Device Sale

BlackBerry offering over 20% off select BlackBerry 10 smartphones

Have you been holding out for a sale to pick up a brand new cobalt blue BlackBerry Classic? Perhaps you have had your eyes on a white BlackBerry Leap? If so, now just might be the moment you have been waiting for as BlackBerry has placed select devices on sale for over 20% off from now until...
Verizon begins OS rollout for BlackBerry Q10, Z10 and Z30

Verizon begins OS rollout for BlackBerry Q10, Z10 and Z30

What started back in mid-June with Verizon rolling out BlackBerry 10.3.2 to the BlackBerry Classic, has now extended into devices such as the BlackBerry Q10, BlackBerry Z10 and BlackBerry Z30. Verizon customers on any of those devices can now go ahead and check for updates where you should find...

TELUS rolling out OS to several BlackBerry 10 devices

Adding to the small bevy of updates that were pushed out yesterday for several devices, TELUS has now started pushing out OS (Software version to multiple BlackBerry 10 devices such as the Passport, Z10, Q10, Z30 and Classic as well. Much like yesterday's release, this...
What's new in BlackBerry OS 10.3.1

What's new in BlackBerry OS 10.3.1

With BlackBerry OS 10.3.1 now official, that means there's plenty of new features to look at. This update, while applicable to all BlackBerry 10 smartphones, is mostly aimed at early BlackBerry 10 smartphone owners such as those using a Q5, Q10, Z10, Z3 and Z30 as the Passport and Classic both...
BlackBerry OS 10.3.1 rollout has officially begun

BlackBerry OS 10.3.1 rollout has officially begun

It has begun. Yes, after many rumors, speculation and confirmation at the BlackBerry Classic event of a February launch, the rollout of BlackBerry OS 10.3.1 is now official according to BlackBerry and will be available to customers around the world starting today in Europe, the Middle East,...

Big Game Day Sale! Save 15% on all BlackBerry accessories

It's time to gear up and buckle down for this weekend's big game! No matter what team you're rooting for this year, we can all agree that 15% off all accessories here at ShopCrackBerry is a pretty sweet deal. We've got cases, chargers, batteries, etc. for the hottest BlackBerry devices including...

End of Year Sale: 20% off all BlackBerry accessories!

We're wrapping up 2014 by extending a 20% savings on all BlackBerry accessories until midnight December 31! With plenty of new products to choose from for popular devices like the BlackBerry Passport, BlackBerry Z10, BlackBerry Classic and BlackBerry Q10, you can definitely get the best bang for...

Last minute shopping sale! Save 20% on all BlackBerry accessories

We're taking the holiday rush into consideration this year and offering you last minute shoppers 20% off our entire selection of accessories here at ShopCrackBerry. That means cases, chargers, batteries, Bluetooth and anything else you can find to stuff your stockings with! With popular devices...

Receive a free USB car charger with any order today while supplies last!

You might have noticed that we've been throwing some pretty sweet discounts your way the last few days or so. Well, we've got another little treat for anyone who places an order today. Whether it's a case for your BlackBerry Z10 or a pack of screen protectors for your BlackBerry Passport, you'll...
T-Mobile BlackBerry Q10

T-Mobile Corporate Customer looking for new BlackBerry Q10's? Here's your hook up!

While the spat earlier this year between BlackBerry CEO, John Chen and T-Mobile CEO, John Legere, made for some tabloid-like headlines and deals for consumers on both sides in the short-term, since then it has ultimately left a lot of corporate customers in a lurch. With BlackBerry and T-Mobile...

Sprint rolling out OS for the BlackBerry Q10

If you own a BlackBerry Q10 and are on Sprint, you'll want to go ahead and check for software updates. Reports from the CrackBerry Forums and notice on the Sprint website indicate the carrier has started pushing out OS for the BlackBerry Q10. While many folks are still going through...



The BlackBerry Q10 is the second BlackBerry 10 smartphone released. The Q10 has a more traditional BlackBerry form factor with a physical keyboard, but doesn’t have the traditional navigation keys or optical trackpad. Despite the physical keyboard, it still leverages the SwiftKey-powered prediction in a more traditional suggestion bar at the bottom of the display. The BlackBerry Q10 also makes use of the traditional BlackBerry keyboard shortcuts. The BlackBerry Q10 launched in May 2013. 

Arguably, the most significant feature of the BlackBerry Z10 is the operating system. Though the primary focus on communication hasn’t changed in the software experience, the user interface has moved from one that relies on physical buttons to gestures. The most important one is the quarter-turn swipe from the bottom frame to the right frame to access the Hub. This is where notifications from all sources are unified in one place where users can respond and otherwise interact with them. Swiping up from the bottom returns users to the Active Frame screen, where minimized version of all running applications are visible, while menus can be opened by swiping from the top pane or long-pressing on individual items for context-sensitive actions.

The virtual keyboard for BlackBerry 10 uses a prediction engine powered by SwiftKey which makes suggestions based on personalized usage on a per-app basis. Suggested words appear above the next letter on the keyboard, and are picked by swiping up from that key. The camera software includes a new TimeShift function which shoots a fast burst of photos, and allows users to selectively edit individual faces to different shots taken in that burst to effectively create a moment that never really existed.