You can now submit your own stickers to be available through BBM!

If you've ever wanted to submit your own stickers to be available through BBM, you can now do so through the new BBM Sticker Factory and possibly have your stickers published as well as earn prizes! Calling All Sticker Artists! Be Discovered on BBM Sticker Factory We first brought stickers to BBM in February 2014. Since then, we've held numerous BBM sticker contests in our busiest markets...

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Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time with an $8 pair of Bluetooth headphones that you'll want to try out! If you've thought about ditching the wires on your headphones and giving Bluetooth a try, this may be the pair for you. Right now, you can pick up these (somewhat ugly) Vtin sweatproof headphones for just $7.99 with coupon code PAV3E7VR, a savings of $8. Sure, you won't get the...

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BlackBerry KEYone Podcast, featuring Android Central, MrMobile, CrackBerry Kevin & Bla1ze! [Must Listen Show!]

Hosted by Android Central, this is a must-listen round table discussion on the new BlackBerry KEYone! With embargoes lifting on BlackBerry KEYone reviews, the Android Central podcast duo of Daniel Bader and Jerry Hildenbrand needed some reinforcements to dive into the new BlackBerry KEYone, so they called CrackBerry Kevin and Bla1ze of the CrackBerry team and MrMobile himself, Michael...

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Bring wireless music to your home with the Sonos Play:1 for $180

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time with a Sonos discount you won't want to miss! The powerful and compact Sonos Play:1 speaker is currently $20 off at Amazon, dropping the price of it down to just $179.99. While $20 may not seem like a big discount, it isn't too often that we see any savings on these speakers, so you don't want to miss when it happens. Whether you have Sonos...

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BlackBerry begins rollout of May Android security update

BlackBerry begins rollout of May Android security update

The BlackBerry Security Incident Response Team has now announced they have begun the rollout of the May Android security update for BlackBerry smartphones. As per normal, once downloaded and installed, you should see your security patch level change and this time around, it will appear as May 1, 2017, or later. This month's #30dayPatchingSMR is now live, find out more here https://t.co/...

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This is the most global developer survey, providing the dev community with knowledge, insights and fun! We are excited to announce that the Developer Economics Q3 2017 survey, run by our friends at VisionMobile, has just been launched! This is the thirteenth developer survey, focusing on tools, training and career development. Every year, more than 40,000 developers around the world...

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MrMobile's BlackBerry KEYone Review Video is Worth Watching

MrMobile's BlackBerry KEYone Review Video is Worth Watching

If you're not yet subscribed to MrMobile on YouTube, you're missing out. Since launching his channel a couple months shy of a year ago, Michael Fisher has emerged as one of the top tech reviewers on YouTube, with videos that are as much works of art as they are informative. With the BlackBerry KEYone review embargoes lifting this morning, the internet is starting to fill up with reviews of...

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Learn a new language with Rosetta Stone for just $150

Learning a second language can feel like an insurmountable challenge, but that doesn't have to be the case if you've got the right tools to help you on your way. Perhaps you've dreamed of traveling through Europe to experience the cultures of France, Italy, and Spain — but you never commit because you're concerned about the language barrier. Sure, these are countries that are used to hosting...

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New beta versions of BlackBerry Hub+ core apps now available!

New beta versions of BlackBerry Hub+ core apps now available!

A new batch of beta updates to the BlackBerry Hub+ core apps are now available for download from Google Play, for those participating in the Beta Zone. As noted, these releases are mostly just bug fixes rather than new feature additions, but bug fixes are always great as well. Howdy! New beta versions of core Hub+ apps have been posted for testing! You'll see them show up in Google Play....

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FYI: WhatsApp is down right now - [Updated]

FYI: WhatsApp is down right now

Annnnnnd now it's back after approximately two hours of downtime. I know. Two WhatsApp posts today? Crazy. But since folks keep asking in the forums and on Twitter, we figured we should do a quick post to let you all know that right now, WhatsApp is currently suffering from some downtime, it's not just you having the issue. For their part, a WhatsApp spokesperson has told Reuters that they...

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With WhatsApp for BlackBerry 10 scheduled to shut down as of June 30, BlackBerry 10 owners have been looking for workarounds to keep WhatsApp running on their devices. One option is to run the Android version of WhatsApp on BlackBerry 10 but now Nemory Studios has come up with another option of sorts by releasing WhatsUp10, a new Android-based WhatsApp client that has a multitude of additional...

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The BlackBerry KEYone is the most anticipated phone of the year

Just like every other year, there are a slew of new phones that have been or are slated for release in 2017. From the shiny new Galaxy S8 to the next Google Pixel to the newest iPhone — and of course the BlackBerry KEYone — there won't be any shortage of devices to choose from. Our friends at MobileSyrup recently conducted a poll asking which new or upcoming smartphone readers were most...

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If you could have a BlackBerry KEYone in any color, what would it be?

If you could have a BlackBerry KEYone in any color, what would it be?

BlackBerry devices haven't been too crazy over the years when it comes to color choices. There's been, well, black for the most part — with some blue, silver, red and even purple thrown in on various devices. The BlackBerry KEYone won't be breaking any barriers when it comes to color choices either (for the time being at least). A poll in the CrackBerry forums posed the question, What color...

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First BlackBerry KEYone owner impressions are in and they're GOOD

The newly released BlackBerry KEYone is making its way into eager hands in the UK and already we've seen a ton of great feedback in the CrackBerry forums. Both new and veteran BlackBerry users are weighing in on what makes the KEYone awesome, as well as what they'd like to see changed. The fun part about the KEYone is that a lot of users will be switching over from a lot of different devices....

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RSVP now for CrackBerry Meetups in Calgary, Vancouver, Ottawa, Montreal & Waterloo!

It's time to continue the CrackBerry Meetup Tour! The Canadian cities of Calgary, Vancouver, Ottawa and Montreal are next on the list before we turn south and visit the USA! Update: Reminder that the Calgary Meetup is this Friday and Vancouver is this Saturday. And we've added a Kitchener/Waterloo Meetup for Thursday, May 18th! As promised, it's time to bring the CrackBerry Meetup fun to more...

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The BlackBerry #KEYone is #WorthTheWait Giveaway! [Winners Announced]

The BlackBerry #KEYone is #WorthTheWait Giveaway! [Winners Announced]

I know, I know... waiting is HARD and so many of you want your new BlackBerry KEYone NOOOOOW! To pass the time in true CrackBerry fashion, we're giving away chance to win not one, but THREE IOU's for a KEYone courtesy of CrackBerry Kevin! WINNERS ANNOUNCED: Eduard P. (@epertinez), Jean H. (Sigewif), Chris R. (Gelatinous). Congrats!! Update: May 1st, 2017 - Thanks for participating in our...

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CrackBerry Podcast - Regroup

Bla1ze is back from vacation, CBK is (mainly) back to health, and Adam Zeis is out of CrackBerry retirement! The trio regroups on this episode to talk BlackBerry UK Launch, North American availability and more! We fired up the CrackBerry Podcast machine Sunday evening to catch up on the BlackBerry news of the week, which was dominated by the BlackBerry KEYone which began it's global...

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Slip this thin 10000mAh power bank into your pocket for just $15

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time with a slim portable battery that puts 10000mAh of power into your pocket for less! We continue to demand more and more out of our phones these days, and that means battery life sometimes takes a hit. No one wants to sit attached to a wall all day to keep their phone charged, and luckily you don't have to. Aukey has recently released a new...

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The Milken Institute Global Conference for 2017 takes place in Los Angeles on April 30 - May 3, and this year, as in years past, there will be several BlackBerry Executives presenting. As highlighted on the Inside BlackBerry blog, those in attendance will get to hear from Executive Chairman and CEO John Chen, BlackBerry Chief Evangelist Mark Wilson as well as BlackBerry Chief Operating Officer...

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BlackBerry KEYone Unboxing Video Roundup

BlackBerry KEYone Unboxing Video Roundup

The BlackBerry KEYone was officially launched in the UK yesterday at Selfridges. The cozy rooftop venue was the perfect place to celebrate bringing the KEYone to the region. I wanted to be there in person and was booked to do so, but had to cancel my flight last minute (getting sick is the worst!). That said, I still managed to get a CBK-certified KEYone unboxing up for your viewing pleasure....

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