BlackBerry Radar will help trucking companies track and monitor shipments

BlackBerry has unveiled Radar, a new end-to-end tracking system for trucking companies. With this system installed, companies can optimize the use of trailers and shipping containers, improving on-time deliveries, reducing theft, and generating more revenue. BlackBerry Radar already sports the capabilities to track mobile assets without relying on expensive and complicated IT infrastructure, making the solution appear more attractive to potential customers.

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Amazon Prime

If you wanted to try out Amazon Prime but don't have the $99 on hands for its normal annual fee, you might want to switch over to Sprint. The carrier has announced that new or current customers have the option to access Amazon Prime as an option on their bills for $10.99 a month.

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Check out this slim protective case for the BlackBerry Passport for $16.95 today!

The BlackBerry Passport is a large phone by itself, and most don't want to make it any bigger, nor do they want to leave it unprotected. Seidio's Surface case offers great protection with its slide-in two piece design, and also keeps a very slim profile. Today, you can snag one for just $16.95.

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BlackBerry Priv spotted running Android Marshmallow

BlackBerry Priv spotted running Android Marshmallow

Just in case anyone out there was still wondering whether or not BlackBerry was working on Android 6.0 Marshmallow for the BlackBerry Priv, there's now further evidence of its existence outside of the few images of devices running it that have popped up.

Looking at the video, it's pretty easy to say that with the jump to Marshmallow, BlackBerry didn't change much by way of looks on the Priv but as we know it, Marshmallow has a ton of changes deep within including Doze, App Standby and improved app permissions.

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BlackBerry Priv wins Red Dot Award for Product Design 2016

Adding to their already existing Red Dot awards for the BlackBerry Passport, BlackBerry Q10, BlackBerry Z10 and Porsche Design P'9981, the BlackBerry Priv has now won the Red Dot Award for Product Design 2016 as announced by BlackBerry.

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ATT

AT&T is offering its home Internet customers who sign up for U-verse a way to get unlimited data with no caps. This can come in the form of a couple of different options.

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Instagram

Instagram is giving people more freedom to express themselves in video form. The social network is rolling out an update that will support video uploads of up to 60 seconds, well above the previous limit of just 15 seconds.

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T-Mobile reportedly set to launch data-only plans on March 30

T-Mobile is reportedly set to start offering new data-only plans for those who would rather skip the voice portion of their cell service.

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To keep my mind sharp and improve my vocabulary, I play word games. Whether it be word search, crossword puzzles, Scrabble, or Boggle, I've tried and enjoyed them all. The latest one to pop up on my radar is WordBubbles. Do not let the stylish and colorful interface fool you. This is a challenging game for those fond of word search style puzzles and brainteasers.

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Mobile Nations Weekly: What's old is new again

What's old is new again.

Apple made waves early in the week, and we wasted no time in putting their latest wares to the test. So here they are, our iPhone SE review and our iPad Pro 9.7-inch review. Oh, and some updates to iOS and new Apple Watch bands.

We're still getting to know the Samsung Galaxy S7, but things are about to get real crazy with the arrival of the LG G5. Not content to be left out, HTC is getting in on the action with the HTC 10.

Microsoft made waves of the wrong kind when their Tay AI Twitter bot was hijacked by the nastier parts of the internet. But there was good news too: a universal Windows Skype app is coming and our awesome limited-edition Clippy shirt is available for just a bit longer, so order yours now!

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Mornings are not my strong suit. While members of my family would wake up refreshed ready to start the day, it would take two different alarm clocks and several taps of the snooze button before I could get out of bed. For those who need a little extra motivation to wake up in the morning, there is Mimicker Alarm. This Microsoft Garage Project puts a different spin on the daily alarm clock. Rather than just waking up in the morning to a standard alarm, Mimicker has you hunt for colors, solve tongue twisters, and even take selfies.

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BlackBerry Priv now available in Japan

BlackBerry Priv now available in Japan

Adding to the already long list of regions where Priv is available, BlackBerry has now announced their first Android-powered smartphone is now available in Japan through BlackBerry's exclusive Japanese reseller, Fox Inc. Pricing for Priv in Japan has been set at 99,800 Yen (excluding tax) and the device is available for purchase through Bic Camera, Amazon Japan and Fox-operated "caseplay" online and stores. Additionally, U-NEXT stores and U-Mobile online will start their sales on March 29.

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As we head into a holiday weekend, why not pick up a few productivity and utility apps? Toysoft Development is celebrating the Easter Holiday by placing select apps in their catalog on sale. Between now and March 31st, the BlackBerry 10 applications shown below will be available to purchase for 50% off, or as low as $0.99.

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ClipMan Clipboard Manager updated with improved import and export support

ClipMan Clipboard Manager is a useful and headless application that allows you to quickly and easily copy and paste multiple lines of text to any application on BlackBerry 10. No matter if you are using for business or personal reasons, you can move text or paste pre-filled responses to get things done. Recently, ClipMan was updated to improve the export and import mechanism as well as fixing an issue with the display for the BlackBerry Passport.

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BlackBerry 10 didn't give us many options in terms of themes and visual customization as we got with BlackBerry OS and it was something that I missed, as I'm sure a lot of others missed too. If you've moved to the BlackBerry Priv, however, you should know that Android supports theming options and there are plenty of icon packs and launchers you can try out to give your Priv the look you want.

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If you're looking to add a few new apps to your collection, you may want to head to BlackBerry World and check out the March Madness giveaway. This giveaway brings 11 paid apps down to the free price point, and there are some great choices here. There may be one you want, but why not get them all?

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Priv update brings a stronger Linux kernel

An update is now available for those with the BlackBerry Priv, and this update also focuses on security. We've seen monthly security patches since the phone's release, but this is a bit different. A recent discovery showed that the Android / Linux kernel was vulnerable to a specific attack, and this update fixes that to prevent issues.

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Remember The Milk updated with improved language support and bug fixes

Keeping in line with the Android version which was updated two days ago, Remember The Milk for BlackBerry 10 has now been updated as well. While mostly a bug fix release, the latest update also focuses on improved language support.

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Register for the 'Mobilizing Your Microsoft Investments' webcast hosted by BlackBerry

Now that BlackBerry has announced they will use Microsoft Azure to offer secure enterprise solutions and services, BlackBerry hosting webcasts offering advice on how to get the best out of your Microsoft services shouldn't really come as any surprise. The latest, entitled 'Mobilizing Your Microsoft Investments', takes place on March 31st at 11am ET.

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