eddit In Motion update brings several bug fixes and improvements

Although there are several great apps for browsing Reddit on BlackBerry 10, one of the most popular ones has always been Reddit In Motion, mainly due to the updates it continues to receive from developer Domisy Dev and with that being the case, it might be no surprise to hear a new version has now been released and is available on BlackBerry World.

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The all-in-one utility application for Pebble and BlackBerry 10, Smart Watch Companion, also known as SWC, released an update that not only offered a few bug fixes and UI tweaks but also a brand new watch face to go with it.

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ohn Chen discusses BlackBerry's turnaround strategy at Greater Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber of Commerce luncheon

As we mentioned earlier this week, the Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber of Commerce hosted special luncheon with BlackBerry CEO, John Chen today and while tickets for the event went fast, the Greater Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber of Commerce Twitter account did keep track of and shared a lot of the Q & A session with Chamber of Commerce CEO, Ian McLean, that covered such topics as BlackBerry's turnaround strategy and the company's ongoing commitment to the region. With that being the case, we've gone ahead and put the Q & A together as one piece, so anyone who missed it can read through it below or right here.

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Skype

A European Union court has ruled that the name of Microsoft's Skype VoIP service cannot claim a trademark in the EU. The court ruled that the name was too similar to the Sky broadcast network.

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Sprint reports a loss for Q4 2014, struggles amid competition and departing customers

Sprint shared its earnings report for the final quarter of 2014. The company continues to struggle with departing postpaid phone customers and dwindling funds.

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Pocket-Rally-Amazon

Here's a great little offering from Amazon for you BlackBerry 10 users that are partial to a bit of realistic car racing. Pocket Rally is their 'free app of the day' today and it's pretty darn sweet - especially for free!

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John Sims, President of Global Sales at BlackBerry discusses the proliferation of mobility in government

John Sims, President of Global Sales at BlackBerry sat down with the folks from Fedscoop to discuss how Federal governments are expanding their mobile system offerings and increasing the mobility offerings to their workforce but while doing so, end users are changing as well as what their expectations are when it comes to what they can do on their government-issued devices.

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BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - Milk

BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - Milk

Looking to get yourself caught up on the latest BlackBerry news? Of course, you are and there's no better way to start or wrap up your Monday than by tuning into Upstream. We kept it all on schedule this week, meaning it's around an hour long, but we still managed to hit all the latest important news in the world of BlackBerry that doesn't involve yet another render of the BlackBerry slider, there's enough talk of those already without us obsessing over them on a podcast. Hit up the video or the audio right now.

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BlackBerry Slider render and concept roundup

The upcoming BlackBerry slider device has been one of the most discussed and anticipated BlackBerry devices since the BlackBerry Passport. Although it was announced during Mobile World Congress, there's still not a lot of solid information about the device that is known.

Sure, there's a ton of rumors and speculation but the fact remains, BlackBerry has offered very little by way of official information and even less when it comes to actually showing the device off. Outside of the original blurry images captured by reporters at Mobile World Congress, there are no real from BlackBerry, images of the device to be found, despite many non-BlackBerry specific blogs being duped into stating otherwise.

Possibly because of the lack of real images available, anticipation for the device or the traction the fan made renders have received thus far, there has been what seems to be a record number of artists and graphic designers that have taken to creating visions of what the BlackBerry slider should and possibly will look like. So many, in fact, we figured we should do a roundup to not only highlight how awesome they are but also, hopefully, clear up some of the confusion surrounding the 'fakes'.

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Phone Finder

Although every BlackBerry 10 smartphone comes loaded with BlackBerry Protect, which is designed to help find your lost BlackBerry smartphone and keep the information on it safe & secure, there's nothing wrong with adding an additional layer of security to the mix as well. Built on the foundation of the previously released Where's My Phone app, Nemory Studios has now released Phone Finder to the BlackBerry Beta Zone and it aims to be that additional layer.

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White BlackBerry Classic now available on Amazon and ShopBlackBerry UK

If you've been waiting for the white BlackBerry Classic that was previously announced as arriving this week on Amazon and ShopBlackBerry for UK customers and carriers throughout Hong Kong, your wait is now over. Both shops have now listed the device for UK customers, so you can start placing your orders right away, but you'll want to be mindful of a few things here when it comes to delivery times, at least for now.

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BlackBerry App Roundup for May 1, 2015

Howdy CrackBerry nation! Not only is it the end of a busy week, but it is also the first day of a brand new month. This week we saw John Chen hint at a new app strategy as well as discuss new product launches. In addition, BlackBerry won the Corporate Branding Campaign of the Year Award. Finally, be sure to take advantage of the ShopCrackBerry spring sale to receive 20% off by entering the code SPRING15 at checkout.

Now it's time to bring you this week's picks for all your passionate BlackBerry addicts out there. You can find each app and game I've rustled up for you by clicking through the gallery below. If your favorite did not make the cut this week, remember you can help by offering your suggestions at the end.

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BlackBerry and Carphone Warehouse team up for '5-Stars' Passport campaign

If you were to ask just about any BlackBerry Passport owner whether or not they love their device, the chances are insanely high they'll say they do and likely give you an amazing demo of its capabilities. Actual user reviews for the device have been fantastic across the board, but this weekend, BlackBerry, and Carphone Warehouse are teaming up in the UK for what they're calling the '5-Stars' Passport campaign.

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BlackBerry OS 10.3.1.2744 update files now available for download

Familiar with OS leaks and don't mind updating your device through autoloaders and such? If that describes you, you can now download the BlackBerry OS 10.3.1.2744 update files for most BlackBerry 10 smartphones. This OS was certified for the BlackBerry Classic a while ago, so folks have been waiting for it to appear and while there is no autoloaders built as of yet, the debrick, core OS and radio files are there and readily available for download. As for what's new and what's broke, well, no one knows yet as it's fresh off the servers.

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BlackBerry's Spring device sale extended until May 8th

BlackBerry's Spring device sale extended until May 8th

On April 18th, BlackBerry kicked off a sale where customers could get up-to 40% off of select BlackBerry 10 smartphones and while that sale was set to close on May 5th, BlackBerry has now announced it will continue running up until May 8th, allowing for more customers to get in on the savings across US, Canada, the UK, France and Germany. What's on sale? Well, have a look at some of the offers, based on US pricing.

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BlackBerry Leap rumored to launch in India on May 7th

BlackBerry Leap

When BlackBerry announced they had expanded the BlackBerry Leap availability to France, Germany, UK and the United States, one stop that was listed under the 'coming soon' section was India and if a new report coming from The Indian Express is correct, we should see the BlackBerry Leap arrive there on May 7th, 2015 with pricing coming in at under Rs 20,000.

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BlackBerry-Leap-Front

If you've been holding out to order the attractively priced BlackBerry Leap in the UK you can do so today. Unlocked-Mobiles dropped me an email to let me know that the latest BlackBerry 10 handset is now in stock and ready for shipping.

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