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Amazon's Prime Day 2017 brings 30 hours of deals starting July 10

Amazon has just announced 30 hours of deals starting on July 10, and the Thrifter team will be covering it all! Prime Day 2017 will be spread across three days, starting Monday, July 10, at 9 p.m. EST and going until 3 a.m. Wednesday, July 12. The Thrifter team is already gathering all the information you need to know about Prime Day, and they will be on hand to cover this event from beginning...

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How to setup wireless hotspot on the BlackBerry KEYone

If you're on the go with your computer, tablet or other device and happen to be out of reach of a solid Wi-Fi network — not to worry. The BlackBerry KEYone lets you fire up a wireless hotspot in just a few easy steps. How to Setup a Wireless Hotspot on the BlackBerry KEYone Swipe down from the top of your screen and tap the gear icon Tap More. Then tap Tethering & Mobile Hotspot Tap...

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Winners to the BlackBerry KEYone Durability Giveaway Announced!

Two weeks back I put the BlackBerry KEYone through a series of "real world" drop tests and experiments to see how much of a beating the device could take. I started with four brand new retail units purchased from Rogers in Canada. If you didn't watch the video yet, you can see it above (over 400k views!). At the end of the day I only needed to destroy two KEYone units to get to a point where...

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Live in Germany and want to test and keep a new BlackBerry KEYone? MediaMarkt has just opened up a TestBlogger campaign in the region that will facilitate just that. All you need to do is signup in their community and create some threads about what motivates you to want to try and keep a BlackBerry KEYone. You have until June 30th to apply and on July 3rd four users will be selected from the...

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BlackBerry KEYone now available to pre-order in France from SFR

As BlackBerry Mobile continues to roll out the BlackBerry KEYone across various regions, they've now officially added the first French carrier to the list. SFR in France has now put their BlackBerry KEYone pre-orders live with shipments expected to start being delivered as of the first week of July. Pricing for the KEYone from SFR does vary depending on available plan options but starts at €...

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Not exactly a bad problem to have if you're BlackBerry Mobile. When the BlackBerry KEYone was announced as coming in an unlocked version in Canada, BlackBerry Mobile intended to have the device available starting in June but as it stands now, folks in Canada looking to purchase the unlocked version will have to wait until later this summer. In a statement issued to us here at CrackBerry, a...

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Learn the ins and outs of Excel for $39

Microsoft Excel is one of the most widely used programs in business. It helps companies take care of their books, pay employees, build plans, and much, much more. You can probably get the very basics of Excel, but if you're looking into a job where proficiency is a big asset and/or required, chances are you'll need a little more help. Master Excel for $39 Learn more There are many courses...

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Through their partners Fox. Inc and Caseplay, BlackBerry Mobile kicked off pre-orders for the BlackBerry KEYone in Japan on June 22. Demand for the KEYone in saw the latest Android-powered BlackBerry sell out in about an hour but if you missed out on placing your order, you can still do so. As noted on the Fox. Inc and Caseplay site, those interested in ordering should still sign up for...

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Since its release back in February, BlackBerry Notable hasn't had any uhh notable changes made to the app but a new update rolling out through Google Play right now addresses one of the larger issues with the content creation and sharing app, being the inability to edit an existing image you previously saved. What's New Edit an existing image you previously saved in Notable Bug fixes and...

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How to uninstall or disable applications on the BlackBerry KEYone

The BlackBerry KEYone may have some apps you don't intend to use — here's how to disable them! While the BlackBerry KEYone doesn't have nearly as much bloatware as many other top phones, it may still have some apps that you don't intend to use. Many apps — including those you installed yourself — can be uninstalled fully, but some others can still be disabled even if they (technically) remain...

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The best tech deals that you don't want to miss out on

Our friends at Thrifter post some great deals every day, and here are the best ones available right now! From mobile phones to general tech, home goods and much more, the team at Thrifter is scouring the web every single day to find the best deals. Whether something hits a new all-time low, gets discounted for just a limited time, or has a new coupon code available for it, you won't want to...

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A little bit of sad news for those of you out there who are using Evernote on BlackBerry 10. As per emails being sent out from Evernote today, and support documents posted to their site, Evernote will discontinue support for Evernote for BlackBerry 10 as of June 29. On June 29, 2017, Evernote will discontinue support for Evernote for BlackBerry and Windows Phone. These apps will no longer...

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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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