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Get a great holiday deal on the BlackBerry KEYone right now!

The BlackBerry KEYone is sure to be a hot item over the holidays and if you're looking to score a deal on one, now is the time. The best deals of the season are now in effect across retailers in Canada and the United States where you can save $100 or more on the unlocked BlackBerry KEYone in Silver.


Reminder: Enter the CrackBerry Santa Holiday Giveaway to win a free BlackBerry!

Just in case for some strange reason you haven't been following CrackBerry Kevin on Instagram, we figured we should post up a reminder of the CrackBerry Santa Holiday Giveaway he's currently running right now until December 10 at Midnight PST where you can win your choice of a BlackBerry KEYone (Silver or Black Edition) or a new BlackBerry Motion!


BlackBerry to announce Q3 Fiscal 2018 results on December 20, 2017

As per their Investor Calendar, BlackBerry is all set to announce their Q3 Fiscal 2018 results on December 20, 2017. With the move to the NASDAQ, payment disputes with Nokia, and new partnerships and licensing deals being announced recently, it will be interesting to see where BlackBerry stands for this quarter.


Snag a BlackBerry Motion from Amazon UK right now for only £349

If you're looking to snag a BlackBerry Motion in the UK and missed out on the Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals, Amazon is the spot to check out. Right now the retailer has the all-new BlackBerry Motion in stock and available for only £349. For those keeping track, that's about £50 off what other UK retailers have the Motion for right now. If the KEYone is more your thing, those are listed as well. You can save £80.00 on the Silver KEYone and £50.00 on the KEYone Black Edition. There's no noted timeframe for the the pricing, so be sure get in on the deals while you can in case they disappear soon.

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BlackBerry will pay approximately $137M to Nokia over payment dispute

BlackBerry and Nokia have a pretty long history of disputes but for now, at least one disagreement has come to a conclusion as BlackBerry has been ordered to pay Nokia approximately $137 million stemming from issues of payments not made to Nokia under a patent license contract. Still, the battles between the two are not quite over yet.


BlackBerry Motion Beginner's Guide

How to get started using your BlackBerry Motion.

Everything you need to know to get started using your BlackBerry Motion. We will cover all of the basics, and even some more advanced tips and tricks in this comprehensive guide. Keep checking back as we add more content daily!


BlackBerry Hub now supports GroupMe, LINE Lite and XING accounts in latest beta

A new batch of app updates has now hit Google Play and while Tasks, Notes, Contacts, Hub+ Services, and Calendar are all available, it's really the Hub app that has the most noted changes despite still being in beta. Here's a look at what has been included and will be rolled out soon:


Save up to €50 on BlackBerry KEYone bundles from Rue du Commerce

If you're looking for a bundle deal on the BlackBerry KEYone or BlackBerry KEYone Black Edition, Rue du Commerce is having a sale right now in France where you can save up to €50 on an assortment of offers.


BlackBerry KEYone officially launched in Mexico!

The BlackBerry KEYone continues to see release in new areas and the latest to be added is Mexico. With the event taking place right now, BlackBerry Mobile has announced the KEYone will be available through Telcel.


BBM for BlackBerry 10 update adds the ability to export contacts

Although it has been quite some time since the last update to BBM for BlackBerry 10 rolled out, a new release has now arrived in BlackBerry World and is available for download. This release is a pretty basic update that allows you to export your BBM contacts with their display names and PINs to a text file.


How to enable the Night Light feature on the BlackBerry Motion

One of the new additions to the software on the BlackBerry Motion over the BlackBerry KEYone is the addition of the Night Light feature, which tints your screen amber making it easier to look at your screen or read in dim light. Enabling the Night Light feature is pretty easy, here's how to do it!


CrackBerry Podcast - Motion Notion

The CrackBerry podcast is back for a special Cyber Monday edition. This time around, we brought a few friends along. MrMobile and Jan Ole Helmbold join us to discuss all the things happening in the BlackBerry world right now including Cyber Monday deals, the CrackBerry Unstoppable European Tour as well the upcoming Canadian Unstoppable Tour and of course, the all-new BlackBerry Motion.


Cyber Monday Sale: Great deals on the BlackBerry KEYone in Canada!

To go along with the Cyber Monday sales on the BlackBerry KEYone in the US, BlackBerry Mobile also has some great deals in place for the BlackBerry KEYone in Canada! Amazon, Best Buy, Blueshop, Staples, Walmart and finally Visions Electronics are all taking part with pricing for the KEYone set at $599.99 CAD.


Cyber Monday Deal: BlackBerry KEYone $100 off at Amazon and Best Buy!

If you skipped out or missed out on some of the Black Friday deals, don't worry! Cyber Monday deals are pretty great too and right now if a BlackBerry KEYone is on your want list you can pick one up for only $449.99 ($100 off) at Amazon or Best Buy, whether you need the GSM variant for T-Mobile and AT&T or you need the CDMA variant for Verizon.


The 'BlackBerry Concept' is a concept BlackBerry design that looks amazing!

It has been quite a while since we featured any concept BlackBerry designs here on the blogs but when we saw the 'BlackBerry Concept' from Albert Degin, we simply had to bring some more attention to it because it looks so amazing! Take a look at what Albert had to say about why he created the design, the inspiration he drew from, and of course, more photos!


Get a free Google Home Mini when you order any BlackBerry KEYone from Media Markt!

Media Markt has kicked off their red sale and in addition to offering reduced pricing on the BlackBerry KEYone and BlackBerry KEYone Black Edition, they are also throwing in a free Google Home Mini, which is a pretty stellar deal with the combined reduced pricing. I suppose you're wondering what the reduced pricing is, though, right? Here's the breakdown!


Save £50 on the BlackBerry KEYone and KEYone Black Edition from CPW and John Lewis!

With Black Friday deals now kicked off, there are plenty of deals to be found. For folks in the looking to snag a BlackBerry KEYone in silver or BlackBerry KEYone Black Edition in the UK, Carphone Warehouse and John Lewis both now have offers in place where you save can £50 off the SIM-free pricing.

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John Lewis

That pricing brings the KEYone silver to £449.00 and the KEYone Black Edition to £499.00 at both retailers. All you have to do is decide which one you want to and get your order placed and your order will be on its way!


MrMobile BlackBerry Motion vs. KEYone: Buttons Make The BlackBerry

Join MrMobile for a rare comparison video: BlackBerry Motion vs. BlackBerry KEYone, aka "A Tale Of Two BlackBerrys."

If you're having some trouble deciding between the BlackBerry KEYone and the all-new BlackBerry Motion, the latest video from MrMobile might help give you some direction. In the notably rare comparison video, MrMobile takes a look at both devices and what they offer individually.


Save up to $100 on the BlackBerry KEYone and Motion with these Black Friday specials!

If you've been holding out for some Black Friday deals in order to pick a BlackBerry KEYone or all-new BlackBerry Motion, you're in luck. Several retailers across Canada are now offering up to $100 off the BlackBerry Mobile lineup from now until November 27.


BlackBerry KEYone successor rumors ramp up thanks to GeekBench results

UPDATE - Since posting this, the folks at Telefoonabonnement, the original source of the news, have reached out to me and shared the actual GeekBench result link, which can be viewed here.

Since October, there have been rumors of a KEYone successor floating around. The basis of those rumors is a profile listing found on the TCL website which listed a device thus far known as BBF100-1 featuring a Snapdragon 660 with a 1620x1080 display and a physical keyboard. Based on that info, many folks have dubbed it a KEYone successor or 'KEYtwo'.

Now, a new image suggested to be from benchmark site GeekBench has appeared adding a few more additional details. Specifically that the BBF100-1, whatever it ends up being named, will feature Android 8.0 Oreo and come loaded with 6GB of RAM. I love rumors as much as the next person, but there are a few reasons to hold back excitement here.


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