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How to use icon packs on the BlackBerry KEYone

Tired of the same old icons? Fear not — you can change them! If you're not a fan of the default app icons on the BlackBerry KEYone, don't worry. While on many Android devices you can't change the stock icons in the default launcher, the BlackBerry KEYone lets you do just that. You can download any of the thousands of icon packs in the Google Play store and give your KEYone a personal touch!...

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Billaway and BBM extend BBM Rewards to four new territories

When it comes to expanding the offerings within BBM, Creative Media Works has been on a roll. The latest version has brought better spam protection, video for Group Chat, a cleaner user interface, and more including the expansion of BBM Rewards to four new territories, after the initial release in South Africa, the U.S. and Canada. BBM users in Malaysia, Nigeria, Singapore and the UK can now...

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Kick off your weekend with $1 movie rentals and $5 purchases at Amazon

Team Thrifter is back again, this time with some great deals on Amazon movie rentals and purchases ahead of Prime Day! Before you know it, we will be in the midst of the Prime Day madness, but before that, we should all take some time this weekend to sit back, relax, and watch a movie. Amazon's latest offer brings $0.99 rentals and $4.99 purchases to Prime members. The deal, as you'd expect,...

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Learn all about digital marketing in 2017 for only $19

Digital marketing is so important in 2017 for all businesses, but especially for smaller and mid-sized companies trying to separate from the rest of the pack. Knowing how to use social media, Google Analytics, SEO, and AdWords effectively is crucial — but where to begin? Step up your digital marketing game for only $19! Learn more That's where The Complete Digital Marketing Course 2017...

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STAGE360 mobile music and content service now available on BBM

The Discover tab in BBM continues to grow as BBM brings in new services and content to the platform. The latest to appear comes by way of Stream.Digital who today launched STAGE360 Music, a South African first mobile music and content service. The concept of STAGE360 is to empower musical youth within South Africa, says STAGE360 Founder, Julian von Plato: "We have identified the best...

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Limited-edition MrMobile t-shirt available now!

Show the world that you appreciate informative, entertaining technology reviews by picking up the ultimate t-shirt for the discerning gadget enthusiast. This Next Level Tri-Blend premium tee is available in black, and will announce to the world that you're a tech genius on the move, sporting the best in both electronics and fashion. Proceeds from sales help to support the Mr. Mobile YouTube...

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BlackBerry begins rollout of July Android security update

The BlackBerry Security Incident Response Team has now announced they have begun the rollout of the July Android security update for BlackBerry smartphones. Once downloaded and installed, you should see your security patch level change and this time around, it will appear as July 1st, 2017 or later. #BBSIRT has released an advisory for our July #30dayPatchingSMR, read about it here https://t....

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Grab this IT Security Specialist Super Bundle for just $59!

More businesses are moving online each day, and with them comes the need for increased IT security. There are plenty of high-profile hacks already in the books, and there will no doubt be more. The professionals in this field are in high demand, but the training required to land this sort of career usually isn't cheap. Save 98% on this IT Security Specialist Super Bundle! Learn more Right...

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BlackBerry KEYone now officially available in Belgium from Fnac!

If you live in Belgium and have been waiting to get your hands on the BlackBerry KEYone, Fnac can help you out. The retailer has now put their BlackBerry KEYone sales live on their website with retail pricing set at €599, which is certainly better pricing that what some of the third-party retailers have been selling the KEYone for. If you place your order through Fnac, it will be shipped out...

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From the Editor's Desk: Celebration and reflection

Hard to believe it's July already. As usual, this month kicked off with Canada Day celebrations, which this year was extra special as it was the 150th anniversary of Canada. Across all of Canada, there were special events being held to honor the occasion. From a BlackBerry perspective, BlackBerry CEO John Chen took the time to write up a great post on the Inside BlackBerry blog highlighting...

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Team Thrifter is back again, this time with a chance for you to win one of two pairs of hand-crafted headphones! Headphones come in all shapes, sizes, and prices these days, and it's much easier to spend $10 on a set than it is to drop a few hundred. Unfortunately, you won't get the same build or audio quality out of the cheaper ones, but sometimes that's all you want to spend at the time....

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Become a certified SEO pro with this training bundle, now just $29

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) has, in recent years, become an integral part of pretty much any business model. What is it? It's how high the pages of your website rank on search engines, which, as you know, is used worldwide. Become an SEO expert with this $29 bundle! Learn more Without proper SEO, your pages will be buried somewhere in a search engine's results, meaning you'll get fewer...

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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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