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Which BlackBerry KEYone wallpaper is your favorite?

The BlackBerry KEYone comes packed with over a dozen different stock wallpapers to choose from and we want to know which one is your favorite! Using the poll below select your favorite wallpaper and cast your vote. If you're not fond of any of the preinstalled options we still want to hear from you. Drop a comment below this post with your preferred wallpaper options be it a 3rd party...

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The Amazon Echo is on sale for just $130 today

Amazon Echo

The Amazon Echo is at its lowest price all year. The Amazon Echo is on sale for $129.99, a discount of $50 from its retail price of $179.99. That's the lowest price we've seen on the full-sized Echo all year, and brings it to parity — at least from a price standpoint — with the Google Home. The deal is valid on both the black and white color options of the Echo, and is applicable until 11:...

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Listen to the replay of BlackBerry's Q1 Fiscal 2018 earnings call

If you weren't able to tune into BlackBerry's Q1 Fiscal 2018 earnings call, you can now listen to the full replay. As noted in BlackBerry's press release, there was plenty of highlights for the quarter and several relevant announcements made after the quarter closed. Q1 Highlights Q1 non-GAAP total revenue of $244 million; GAAP total revenue of $235 million Q1 non-GAAP Company total...

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BlackBerry announces common share purchase program

In addition to announcing their Q1 Fiscal 2018 results, BlackBerry has now also announced that it has received acceptance from the Toronto Stock Exchange to purchase for cancellation up to 31,000,000 BlackBerry common shares, representing approximately 6.4% of the outstanding public float as at May 31, 2017. "The purpose of this repurchase program is to offset a portion of the expected...

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BlackBerry reports profitability in Fiscal 2018 First Quarter

BlackBerry has now announced their Q1 fiscal 2018 results. Non-GAAP revenue for the first quarter of fiscal 2018 was $244 million with GAAP revenue of $235 million. Approximately 79% of first quarter software and services revenue (excluding IP licensing and professional services) was recurring. BlackBerry had over 3,000 enterprise customer orders in the quarter. "In Q1, we made great...

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TYLT Energi Pro review: MrMobile's favorite battery backpack

I knew I needed to review the TYLT Energi Pro when I first saw Daniel Bader rocking one on an overseas trip a few months back – and even though he's beaten me to the official take with his own excellent review, I've gathered some followup thoughts on the backpack in the weeks since. See, the TYLT Energi Pro isn't just any old backpack. It's a bag with a built-in 20,100 mAh battery beefy...

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These updates have now reached public release and have now started rolling out through Google Play. The latest beta for BlackBerry Hub has started rolling out through Google Play and this release is pretty huge for integrations being added. This time around, BBM Enterprise, Facebook Lite, Messenger Lite, QQ, Signal, and TextNow accounts have been added in addition to a few other notable...

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If you missed out on tuning into BlackBerry's AGM held in Waterloo on June 21st, you can now watch the video replay. It was all pretty standard as CEO John Chen shared milestones in the company's journey so far, how they delivered on the Fiscal Year 2017 promises and how they are now focused on securing, connecting, and mobilizing the Enterprise of Things as a leading business software...

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How to use Picture Password on the BlackBerry KEYone

Picture Password is a security feature that many BlackBerry users love — and it's still available on the BlackBerry KEYone. Keep in mind that you'll also need to set up a primary screen lock if you haven't done so already. How to use Picture Password on the BlackBerry KEYone Swipe down from the top of the home screen and tap the gear icon. Tap Security, then Picture Password. You'll...

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Are you not really into any of the new games out there? Longing for some retro games on your smartphone? If so, SEGA Networks Inc. has just what you're looking for. The first batch of the SEGA Forever collection has now been announced and made available for both Android and iOS. In celebration of a simpler time - an era that came before cool kale, hyper-connectedness, DIY artisanal beer-...

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Ahead of BlackBerry announcing their Q1 Fiscal 2018 results on Friday, June 23, 2017, the company has now announced the election results for the company's Board of Directors during their annual, and special meeting of shareholders held on June 21, 2017. Additionally, the replay of the annual and special meeting of shareholders has now been posted and is available for all to listen to via...

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CrackBerry Android app update fixes scrolling with the KEYone keyboard

We're always hard at work to keep the CrackBerry app running smoothly, and a big complaint from BlackBerry KEYone owners has been the issues with scrolling using the keyboard on our posts. We're happy to announce that in the latest update, this very issue has been addressed and the app now works flawlessly with scrolling using the physical keyboard on the KEYone. We've added in some bug...

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As the BlackBerry KEYone rollout continues, those looking to pick one up in Slovakia, Czech Republic, Hungary or Romania can now do so. Multiple retailers across those areas have now made the BlackBerry KEYone available online and in-store where applicable. Slovakia Alza ShopBlackBerry Czech Republic ShopBlackBerry Alza Mironet Comfor Hungary BerryBolt eDigital Romania Altex EMAG...

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As part of their BlackBerry Secure offerings, BlackBerry has now rolled out multiple productivity and security enhancements to their enterprise software platform designed around powering the Enterprise of Things. "The explosion of devices and consumer applications is making it increasingly difficult for enterprises to balance information security and compliance with productivity and...

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Master Microsoft Office with this $39 course bundle

Microsoft Office is one of the leading office suites in the world, thanks to its long lifespan and relative ease-of-use. Below the surface, however, is a powerful set of tools that can take months, if not years, to master. Master the top office suite with this $39 bundle! Learn more If only there were a course that taught you everything you need to know about each separate app without...

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Billaway and BBM Messenger team up to launch BBM Rewards in Canada

Expanding on their already existing relationship, Billaway and BBM Messenger have now announced they're once again teaming up. This time around, it's to launch BBM Rewards for consumers across Android and iOS platforms in Canada. BBM Messenger users can now earn gift cards via BBM Rewards when they engage in surveys and other activities using Billaway's cloud-based marketing platform, and...

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How to change the ringtone on the BlackBerry KEYone

One of the easiest things you can do to customize your KEYone is changing the ringtone! There are many defaults out of the box on the BlackBerry KEYone, but thanks to Android you can customize almost all of them — including the ringtone. The setting is a bit hidden if you haven't done it before, but we'll show you how to change your BlackBerry KEYone ringtone in just a few easy steps! How...

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WhatsApp for BlackBerry 10 support officially extended until the end of 2017

On Friday, WhatsApp fan blog Whatsappen began reporting that support for WhatsApp for BlackBerry 10 (and BlackBerry OS7+) would be extended until the end of 2017, but with no official report or update coming out stating so, it made the news a tad bit sketchy. However, now a new update rolling out of WhatsAppp for BlackBerry 10 does confirm the news officially as the change log notes 'changed...

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From the Editor's Desk: USA A-OK

After a fun weekend in NYC, the CrackBerry World Tour continues in the USA this week with Boston, Washington DC, Atlanta, Dallas and Chicago about to feel some KEYone love! Hey CrackBerry! As I type this it's just after midnight and I'm lying in bed in my hotel room in NYC about to go to sleep. I need to catch some quality ZZzz's because tomorrow kicks off a world wind tour of CrackBerry...

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Become a KEYone Delta Tester for BlackBerry Mobile Europe (UK/Germany/France)

Update: The KEYone Delta Tester application period is now closed. We had a GREAT response with hundreds of individuals applying. BlackBerry Mobile will be reaching to all those selected to participate in the program. Thanks for applying! The European Quality team for BlackBerry Mobile is looking for a total of 30 Delta Testers -- 10 each from the United Kingdom, Germany, and France -- to take...

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