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Take your tunes into the shower with this $20 speaker

Showers can be boring (especially the lonely ones!), and shower thoughts can just end up making you feel way less relaxed than a show should. Some people also happen to sing their best when in the shower — or so we tell ourselves. Enjoy your tunes when wet for $20 Learn more Whatever your reason for wanting music in the shower, you need a speaker in your bathroom. Cords probably aren't the...

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In addition to providing a bit of an update surrounding the U.S. availability of the BlackBerry KEYone, Steve Cistulli, President & GM of TCL Communication (TCT) North America, also let it be known that the pre-orders for the BlackBerry KEYone on Rogers have now surpassed the pre-orders of any BlackBerry device that has been sold through the Canadian carrier previously. When you stop and...

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BBM Enterprise update for BlackBerry 10 and Android brings new features and improvements

If you or your organization is making use of BBM Enterprise, you'll want to ensure you have the latest release downloaded. Right now, on Android and BlackBerry 10, a new build of BBM Enterprise is being rolled out that brings enhanced group chat options as well as few other new features including video calling support between BlackBerry 10 and Android/iOS contacts. Overall Improvements...

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The Perfect Amount of Swank... the BlackBerry KEYone launch event in Toronto [Video]

BlackBerry Mobile hosted a swanky KEYone launch party last week in Toronto. The Hazelton Hotel venue was transformed from restaurant/lounge into a proper modern event space complete with thoughtful engagement areas where guests could explore demo devices, partake in bourbon tasting, have KEYone notebooks and luggage tags monogrammed and even take home hand-rolled cigars as a memento. An area...

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From the Editor's Desk: The Final Countdown to KEYone in North America

Hello, CrackBerry Nation! For those of you in North America, we're into the FINAL COUNTDOWN leading up to the May 31st availability of the BlackBerry KEYone. I've been having some fun on Instagram this week drawing the countdown out using KEYones. That number 8 is a work of art, don't you think? And no, those are not all my personal KEYones - they're the demo units I use at for our CrackBerry...

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Following the initial interim announcement back on April 12, 2017, BlackBerry has now announced that it has reached an agreement with Qualcomm Incorporated resolving all amounts payable in connection with royalty overpayments, interest and attorneys' fees. In total, the arbitration panel has issued a final award providing for the payment by Qualcomm to BlackBerry of a total amount of U.S.$940,...

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If you have the gift for thrift and are passionate about finding innovative ways to save and make money, this is the opportunity you've been waiting for. You've likely noticed the Thrifter name accompanying tech deals content published on CrackBerry this year, but we haven't really paused to talk about what Thrifter is and where it's going. To be frank, that's because we weren't ready to....

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BlackBerry KEYone vs. BlackBerry Priv: No contest

Editor's Note: This article was originally published by Android Central on May 4, 2017. We have posted here as it is also of high interest to CrackBerry readers such as yourself. There is only one real choice for an Android with a keyboard. An Android phone with a keyboard is a niche product. I think everyone knows it, including the company that makes them. But because the choice is so small...

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Torrent safely with a lifetime license to Streamza, right now 89% off

The torrent protocol is a convenient way to download large files quickly, and while it is often associated with piracy, you can find plenty of legal uses, like receiving Linux distributables, finding copyright-free music and media, and downloading libraries worth of free e-books. The only problem is that your PC can become vulnerable while you're torrenting. Torrent safely with a lifetime...

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BlackBerry Hub and Hub+ Services updated with multiple bug fixes

Has your BlackBerry Hub been a little sluggish since the last update? If so, you'll want to go ahead and fire up the Google Play Store and get the latest updates for the BlackBerry Hub (v1.5.2.12874) and BlackBerry Hub+ Services (v1.5.2.44944) downloaded. Although the change logs haven't really been changed from the May update, the usual bug fixes and performance improvements noted on these...

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BlackBerry KEYone owners are loving the long battery life!

BlackBerry KEYone owners are loving the long battery life!

When the BlackBerry KEYone was announced as coming with a 3505mAh battery, the largest ever put in a BlackBerry, many folks were left wondering how that would translate to real world use considering battery life has always been a concern amongst BlackBerry users. As the KEYone is now making its way into the hands of owners, folks are sharing their battery life stories and well, BlackBerry...

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Where to buy the BlackBerry KEYone

Not sure where you can buy a BlackBerry KEYone right now? We've got you covered! The BlackBerry KEYone is now on sale in some parts of the world and is making its way to other areas of the globe very soon. Within a few weeks, carriers all over the world will have the KEYone ready and waiting — and we'll be keeping track of each and every one right here. So if you're curious as to where you can...

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Active Peak brings some BlackBerry 10 flavor to Android

Although plenty of folks have made the jump from BlackBerry 10 to BlackBerry's Android offerings such as Priv, DTEK50, DTEK60 and now KEYone, there are still plenty of folks out who have things about BlackBerry 10 that they love and would love to see BlackBerry bring to Android. One thing at the top of that list has consistently been the Active Frame styling as well as the swipe right for Hub...

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Get lifetime access to 1TB of cloud storage for only $29!

Our current, tech-obsessed world demands a storage solution for your multimedia data, the most convenient being cloud-based storage which you can access from anywhere. Most cloud-based storage services charge a monthly fee, which, over time, adds up to quite a fee. Those of you sick of subscription fees need a storage solution that requires a single payment for a lifetime of access. More...

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BlackBerry KEYone Coming Soon Pages Come to Canada's Bell, Bell MTS and SaskTel

May 31st is right around the corner, and some carriers are getting a head start on the BlackBerry KEYone Less than a week ago, Rogers made the BlackBerry KEYone available for pre-order to business users and now some other Canadian carriers are ramping up for the launch as well. Bell, Bell MTS and SaskTel have all put up "coming soon" pages a few days head of the KEYone's official May 31st on...

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NordVPN

Our friends at Thrifter are back again, this time with a VPN deal you won't want to pass up! Have you ever stopped to think about how much of your day you spend connecting to networks that aren't your own? Whether you're working at a Starbucks, trying to finish something up at the airport before your flight, or sitting in the public library, odds are you're connected to a network that isn't...

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Here's a look at the first BlackBerry KEYone accessories

The first BlackBerry KEYone accessories are on their way — here's a quick look! There have been many BlackBerry Smartphones over the years that stood well on their own, among them, the BlackBerry KEYone. But as any BlackBerry fanatic knows, accessorizing is the way to go. There will certainly be quite a variety of cases arriving for the BlackBerry KEYone in the next few weeks, and to start...

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BlackBerry KEYone now available for pre-order from Rogers in Canada!

May 18th is here and Rogers is first in line, allowing Canadians to pre-order the BlackBerry KEYone with an availability date of May 31st Today, Canadian carrier Rogers has officially rolled out pre-orders for the Android-powered BlackBerry KEYone for Consumers, Small Business and Enterprise Customers with an availability date of May 31st. If you're a Rogers customer and have been waiting for...

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Learn to become a computer security specialist for only $19!

There's a digital war raging on the Internet, mostly out of sight from the average online user. On one side, there are the malicious hackers looking to steal sensitive information and cause havoc. On the other side, there are ethical hackers testing security measures and looking for potential exploits so they can be patched up before harm is done. Become a computer security specialist! Learn...

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BlackBerry said to be working with luxury automakers on anti-hack tool

According to Macquarie analyst Gus Papageorgiou, who highlighted the details in a note to his clients, BlackBerry is now working with at least two automakers (Aston Martin and Range Rover) in testing a BlackBerry developed security service that can scan vehicles for viruses and advise drivers to pull over if in danger. In addition to the scanning, Papageorgiou also noted the system would be...

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