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Vulnerability Affects 2 Billion Devices Including Z10

Two research consultants with Accuvant Labs have discovered a security vulnerability that affects over 2 BILLION phones, including the HTC One M7 and the Blackberry Z10. The vulnerability, which they will officially present at next week’s Black Hat security conference, involves an open-source device management tool, used by many many vendors and carriers for OTA…

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Bluestacks BBM Font Size To Small

I have enjoyed the Bluestacks emulator using it only for BBM on my windows desktop. However the only nuisance I found was that the portrait view for BBM was just way to small when it came to the font size. This may not be anything new to change, especially for the hardened Bluestacks users, however…

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Creative Users Working on Getting Google Apps (Gmail, etc) on BlackBerry 10.2.1

  I am consistently amazed by the creativity of driven BlackBerry users. The latest example is the many users and developers working on getting Android apps that require Google Play Services working on BlackBerry 10.2.1. This includes apps made by Google like Gmail, Google Maps (login), YouTube (Login), Google Music (Login), Hangouts (Login) and more….

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Advanced: How to Force Load the Latest OS 10.2 On Your BlackBerry

We have been getting multiple requests from readers on how to get OS 10.2 on their BlackBerry 10 devices. The old method for leaks still is open as they come out though we wont see as many of OS 10.2.1 due to a change they made radio-wise. On the other hand many of us BlackBerry…

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How to Sideload Viber’s Android App on BlackBerry OS 10.2 (Tango & Skype Too)

   Last night, Viber made it official that they will not be supporting BB10 until it gains traction. Unfortunately that plays into the chicken and egg issue on BlackBerry 10 with a lack of app support. The sad part is that Viber’s Android app works on BlackBerry 10 with OS 10.2 however finding the right…

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OS 10.2.0.1725 Leaks for the BlackBerry Z10 STL100-2/3/4 & Q10 SQN-X & SQR-X, No 100-1

I love it when leaks come before weekends, I can install them and fully explore them with no pressure about having work get in the way.  Last night the BerryLeaks team dropped OS10.2.0.1725 for the Z10, (no 100-1 support) then later confirmed that with a radio swap it works on the Q10.  There are some…

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Sideload Apps that use Google Maps API with this APK hack!

The new adventure of “sideloading” has certainly taken on quite an evolution: Back since OS 2 of the Playbook and the early days of BB10, we were able to quickly sideload simple apps – but not apps using Android native code. Along came what has become known as “the xsacha method” to use the DebugToken…

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Android Runtime Without Permanent Back Bar Now Available for Sideloading (10.2)

Attention all Android sideloaders. Ofutur let us know that BerryLeaks has put out the version of the Android VM that allows you to hide the action bar in Android apps. The permanent bar is now gone which is a godsend on the smaller Q10 screen. It really makes you wonder what BlackBerry was thinking… You…

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