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Apr 29, 2015 BlackBerry offering new loyalty program for customers in India
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For BlackBerry customers living in India and thinking of upgrading to a new BlackBerry 10 smartphone, BlackBerry is now offering a new loyalty program in collaboration with Infibeam wherein you can get up-to Rs. 10,000 off the purchase of a BlackBerry Passport, or BlackBerry Classic, or... Continue Reading →
Feb 19, 2015 What's new in BlackBerry OS 10.3.1
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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... Continue Reading →
Jan 20, 2015 You can now order the BlackBerry Z3 SIM free in the UK
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This one maybe a little late to the party but if you fancy picking up the low cost BlackBerry Z3 SIM free in the UK you can now do so thanks to Clove. The British online retailer has the Z3 priced at £154.99, including VAT, which seems reasonable value for money if you ask me. Continue Reading →
Jan 02, 2015 BlackBerry Z3 strolls into the FCC seeking approval
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Yes, you read that correctly. According documents freshly published at the FCC, a new version of the BlackBerry Z3 (STJ100-2 to be exact) is currently awaiting approval from the organization. Given the history of the device and rumors surrounding possible successors to it such as the 'Manitoba'... Continue Reading →
Dec 22, 2014 New BlackBerry 'Rio' specs show it as an evolved Z3
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If you've been holding out hopes for the BlackBerry 'Rio' to be a high-end all-touch device, you'll have to hold out a bit longer, as it now appears as though that device will fall into the mid-range category according to N4BB. I'm sure many of you will remember the BlackBerry 'Manitoba' which... Continue Reading →
Aug 25, 2014 BlackBerry's 2014 device roadmap gets laid out
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If you're a regular CrackBerry reader, then BlackBerry's 2014 device roadmap shouldn't come as any surprise. It's entirely comprised of the devices that have either been confirmed or rumored for quite some time now such as the BlackBerry Passport, BlackBerry Classic, LTE BlackBerry Z3 (Manitoba)... Continue Reading →
Aug 18, 2014 BlackBerry Z3 now available to buy in Egypt
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Just a quick heads up for you folk in Egypt that have been holding out for the BlackBerry Z3. The low cost BlackBerry 10 device is now on sale so it's time to go shopping! Continue Reading →
Jul 26, 2014 Password options for your new BlackBerry Z3
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Being BlackBerry 10 users; chances are we are all a little security conscious, particularly if you use your device for business. God forbid you lose your trusty BlackBerry Z3, but if you do you'll want to ensure you have a password set up on it so whoever finds it, or steals, won't have access to... Continue Reading →
Jul 20, 2014 How to edit photos on the BlackBerry Z3
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In this day and age producing the best photos is second nature to many of us. With apps such as Instagram as well as our social networks we are sharing so much more content than in previous years. Continue Reading →
Jul 19, 2014 The BlackBerry Z3 is just $229.99 today only on Expansys
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The Expansys USA web site has listed the unlocked BlackBerry Z3 as its "Deal of the Day" and is currently selling the BlackBerry 10-based smartphone for just $229.99. Continue Reading →
Jul 18, 2014 BlackBerry Z3 rollout continues with release in the Philippines
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The end of the working week is here for most of us and what a good way to end things for the people of the Philippines. BlackBerry have announced the Z3 will be launching there at authorized retailers at the price of P 10,990. Continue Reading →
Jul 17, 2014 The top 5 travel apps for the BlackBerry Z3
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With BlackBerry seeming to be pursuing two types of customers at the moment - business users and the consumer market, the BlackBerry Z3 could well fall into the hands in either of these two camps. Sure, we may see top executives rocking a BlackBerry Passport or Classic in the future, but there... Continue Reading →
Jul 14, 2014 Retailers in India have sold through their initial stock of the BlackBerry Z3
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When the BlackBerry Z3 was announced for India, many folks were watching and waiting to see how the device would be priced in the region as that would be a good sign of how well the device would sell. At the time of the announcement, some were upset at that price of Rs. 15,990 but then it started... Continue Reading →
Jul 11, 2014 How to capture the perfect photo using Time Shift on the BlackBerry Z3
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Taking photographs with a smartphone is paramount to many people. Whilst the camera on the BlackBerry Z3 may not be the best on the market due to it being a low cost handset, it does offer decent results and like all BlackBerry 10 devices has the 'Time Shift' option built right in. If you have... Continue Reading →
Jul 10, 2014 How update your social networks without opening any apps on the BlackBerry Z3
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I'm pretty sure I can say that there are not any BlackBerry 10 users out there that don't use either Facebook or Twitter. Both apps come pre-loaded on the BlackBerry Z3 and if you've recently picked one up you may be interested to hear that you can actually update them both without even having to... Continue Reading →
Jul 09, 2014 South African students are more than impressed with the BlackBerry Z3
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We told you last week that the BlackBerry Z3 would be available to buy in South Africa in mid July. It looks like someone has been doing some research with the students of South Africa and as you'll see in the above video they are certainly enjoying what the Z3 has to offer. Continue Reading →
Jul 05, 2014 5 quick tips to get the most out of your BlackBerry Z3 battery
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If you've picked up a BlackBerry Z3 as your smartphone of choice, chances are that the battery life probably won't be an issue as it comes packing one of a reasonable size - 2500mAh. Saying that though, there's nothing worse than running out of juice and as the Z3 battery is non-removable it's... Continue Reading →
Jul 03, 2014 The BlackBerry Z3 is heading to South Africa with free apps for consumers
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It was only earlier today that we announced that the latest BlackBerry 10 device, the BlackBerry Z3, is all set to go on sale in Hong Kong. It seems that the roll out is in more than one place as I've just had an email from BlackBerry South Africa letting me know that the budget BlackBerry is... Continue Reading →
Jul 02, 2014 The easiest way to get Android apps on your BlackBerry Z3
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Have you recently picked up the BlackBerry Z3 and it's your first BlackBerry 10 smartphone? If so you've come to the right place if you need to discover the easiest way to install Android apps. There's a few options available, however if the term sideloading is one that baffles you then fear not... Continue Reading →
Jun 30, 2014 BlackBerry shows off the Z3 in Indonesia with two commercials
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To compliment the BlackBerry Z3 hitting retail outlets recently in Indonesia, BlackBerry have released a couple of videos over on their YouTube channel which I can only presume are headed for TV or the big screen. Continue Reading →
Jun 28, 2014 How to insert the SIM and MicroSD into the BlackBerry Z3
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If you are in one of the countries where the BlackBerry Z3 is now available you may well have picked yourself up a bargain with the latest low cost BlackBerry 10 smartphone. Continue Reading →
Jun 27, 2014 BlackBerry India's Sunil Lalvani speaks on security, Z3 launch, and QNX in India
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Sunil Lalvani, Managing Director, BlackBerry India has had a busy week with the launch of the BlackBerry Z3 in India. As part of that process he's been speaking with several Indian news outlets about the launch, the landscape for BlackBerry in India, and what the company is focusing on. The... Continue Reading →
Jun 26, 2014 BlackBerry India shows us why the BlackBerry Z3 is a great device!
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The BlackBerry Z3 has been announced for India and preorders for the device are already well underway. But just in case you're on the fence about whether or not the BlackBerry Z3 is the device for you though, BlackBerry India has put up a really great video showing off some of the region... Continue Reading →
Jun 25, 2014 BlackBerry Z3 coming to the Middle East in July, pre-orders start today
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BlackBerry has announced that their BlackBerry Z3 smartphone will begin to go on sale in countries located in the Middle East starting in July, with pre-orders for the device beginning today in one of those countries. Continue Reading →

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BlackBerry offering new loyalty program for customers in India

BlackBerry offering new loyalty program for customers in India

For BlackBerry customers living in India and thinking of upgrading to a new BlackBerry 10 smartphone, BlackBerry is now offering a new loyalty program in collaboration with Infibeam wherein you can get up-to Rs. 10,000 off the purchase of a BlackBerry Passport, or BlackBerry Classic, or...
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,...
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You can now order the BlackBerry Z3 SIM free in the UK

This one maybe a little late to the party but if you fancy picking up the low cost BlackBerry Z3 SIM free in the UK you can now do so thanks to Clove. The British online retailer has the Z3 priced at £154.99, including VAT, which seems reasonable value for money if you ask me. It feels an age...
BlackBerry Z3 strolls into the FCC seeking approval

BlackBerry Z3 strolls into the FCC seeking approval

Yes, you read that correctly. According documents freshly published at the FCC, a new version of the BlackBerry Z3 (STJ100-2 to be exact) is currently awaiting approval from the organization. Given the history of the device and rumors surrounding possible successors to it such as the 'Manitoba'...
BlackBerry 'Rio' specs show it as an evolved Z3

New BlackBerry 'Rio' specs show it as an evolved Z3

If you've been holding out hopes for the BlackBerry 'Rio' to be a high-end all-touch device, you'll have to hold out a bit longer, as it now appears as though that device will fall into the mid-range category according to N4BB. I'm sure many of you will remember the BlackBerry 'Manitoba' which...

BlackBerry's 2014 device roadmap gets laid out

If you're a regular CrackBerry reader, then BlackBerry's 2014 device roadmap shouldn't come as any surprise. It's entirely comprised of the devices that have either been confirmed or rumored for quite some time now such as the BlackBerry Passport, BlackBerry Classic, LTE BlackBerry Z3 (Manitoba)...

BlackBerry officially launches the BlackBerry Z3 in Singapore

BlackBerry has continued their roll out of the BlackBerry Z3 and this time around, they have officially announced the device for Singapore. The device has been made available through BlackBerry's authorized carrier StarHub with pricing ranging from $179 to $0 depending on services chosen. "We...
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BlackBerry Z3 now available to buy in Egypt

Just a quick heads up for you folk in Egypt that have been holding out for the BlackBerry Z3. The low cost BlackBerry 10 device is now on sale so it's time to go shopping! The Z3 is currently available from Mobile Shop, Raya, Appliance, and Etisalat Retail for EGP 1849. How that price matches...
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How to share photos using the BlackBerry Z3

If you are one of the lucky folk that have picked up the BlackBerry Z3, I suspect you may well be new to BlackBerry 10. You're more than likely an ex BlackBerry OS user but the two operating systems are so different and it can sometimes be a small learning curve. As a BlackBerry Z3 owner you'...
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Password options for your new BlackBerry Z3

Being BlackBerry 10 users; chances are we are all a little security conscious, particularly if you use your device for business. God forbid you lose your trusty BlackBerry Z3, but if you do you'll want to ensure you have a password set up on it so whoever finds it, or steals, won't have access to...

How to edit photos on the BlackBerry Z3

In this day and age producing the best photos is second nature to many of us. With apps such as Instagram as well as our social networks we are sharing so much more content than in previous years. If you have recently picked up the BlackBerry Z3 as your first BlackBerry 10 device you'll be...

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The BlackBerry Z3 "Jakarta" is an entry-level device that was announced at Mobile World Congress is Barcelona. The touchscreen BlackBerry 10 device has lower specs than that of the BlackBerry Z10 and Z30 and is be geared toward those in emerging markets.

Rumors of the device first began when BlackBerry CEO John Chen gave word of the new Foxconn-built device during his first earnings call with the company. He didn't divulge many details, but said that a new device was on the way in the near future. 

The first BlackBerry device from Foxconn, the Z3 has a 5" screen, 8GB of internal memory, 1.5GB of RAM, a 1.2GHz dual-core processor and a 2650 mAh battery. It mostly resembles the BlackBerry Z10 however it has a different casing and the ports have been moved.The Z3 was officially unveiled on May 13, 2014 and available for purchase in Indonesia on May 15, 2014.