Archives for January 2014

Snap2Chat Beta For BlackBerry Updated

Those of you who are SnapChat user know of the 3rd party app known as Snap2Chat that is available for BlackBerry.  The app recently got an update to the Beta, which added some new features to the program that are very slick. The new features are: Video Recorder (You can now happily send videos) Video […]

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Unofficial Chive App Becomes Official.

Unofficially there has been a Chive app available for some time to BlackBerry users as a free download.  Unfortunately, the first go round to get the app accepted into BlackBerry World did not go as planned, so the developer made the app available for free to users.  I guess that BlackBerry World had a change […]

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Tim Hortons and BlackBerry team up at a Tim Hortons location in downtown Toronto to celebrate the TimmyMe NFC app for BlackBerry 10

BlackBerry has always taken particular pride in its Canadian roots, and in 2013, the company announced partnerships with fellow Canadian icons Maple Leafs Sports & Entertainment (MLSE) and Tim Hortons. MLSE – In June 2013, MLSE announced that BlackBerry is the Official Mobile Computing Partner of the Toronto Maple Leafs, Toronto Raptors, and Toronto Marlies, […]

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BBM Group Chats to get (D) and (R)

With this is kinda cool in an image tweeted out the other day by the official @BBM Twitter account shows delivery and read receipts are coming to BBM Group chats. That means you will see a (D) for delivered and an (R) for messages that have been read, just like we do now in a […]

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T-Mobile USA starts rolling out BlackBerry 10.2.1.537 for the BlackBerry Z10/DevB

I was just BBMing with Rick (@fortneyland95) and he just let me know that T-Mobile USA has started pushing OS 10.2.1.537 BlackBerry Z10 and BlackBerry Dev Alpha B. If you have not already check your OS update today, you just may want to! Of course this update add the much anticipated Android Runtime that allows […]

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Parrot for BlackBerry 10 updated to version 2.1!

If you have not used Parrot for BlackBerry 10 we suggest you check it out as of today it has received a huge update to version 2.1. Keep in mind that this update is ONLY for users running OS 10.2 or higher. A huge thanks to Riley for sending this one over to us! Parrot […]

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Leaked BBM for Android for Gingerbread OS!

Well of you are still on an Android device running Gingerbread and are still waiting, your wait is over! BBM for Gingerbread users has leaked out for you to try out. Please keep in mind that BlackBerry will most likely block that application shortly, so if it stops working the just delete it and wait […]

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BlackBerry Jakarta model STJ100-1 gets Bluetooth Certification

BlackBerry’s first Foxconn built device the BlackBerry Jakarta has been approved by the Bluetooth SIG.  The Jakarta has been “designed to run BlackBerry OS 10.2.” The device is showing up being made by FIH C0., Ltd. FIH is none other then Foxconn International Holdings. The Jakarta is also showing up as model STJ100-1, this is comparable to the […]

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Check out the BlackBerry Community App

Earlier today @fortneyland95 let me know that BlackBerry had just launched a brand new native Blackberry 10 application titled BlackBerry Community App. The BlackBerry Community App is your window into the BlackBerry Community. Read the official Inside BlackBerry Blogs: Inside BlackBerry Inside BlackBerry Help Blog Inside BlackBerry Developer Blog Inside BlackBerry Business Blog Access the […]

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@BlackBerry 10 Turns One! #BB10Birthday

One year ago today we had reporters at the Toronto, Canada and New York City launch events. The excitement for BlackBerry 10 that day was completely amazing. Our team of reporters were on their toes every waking moment and we had a blast doing it. Over the past year we have seen BlackBerry 10 grow […]

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Meet Your Device (Check your Device Info) Updated to v1.5.5.1

Meet Your Device is a great application that gives you detailed information that you need for you BlackBerry 10 device.  Hit the jump to update or download Meet Your Device from BlackBerry World Here is the changelog: Task Manager integration Reduced application filesize More information about the storage Disco mode on incoming calls Homescreen notification […]

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BlackBerry Virtual Expert Updated, Adds Accelerometer and HDMI test

If you run into any issue with you BlackBerry 10 device before you plan to send it back or swap it out, be sure to download BlackBerry Virtual Expert. Does your BlackBerry need a health assessment? Are you considering a repair? The BlackBerry Virtual Expert diagnostics application is a simple self guided diagnostics app brought […]

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Max Secure Software launches Private Messages for BBM

Max Secure Software just launched their 10th BlackBerry 10 app. Private Messages for BBM allows the user to keep their messages locked with a password. All the messages sent through BBM and are encrypted by AES-128. Pune, India (January 29th, 2013) – Max Secure Software launches Private Messages for BBM™ for BlackBerry 10 devices. Private […]

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Facebook for BlackBerry 10 updated

Facebook for BlackBerry 10 just received a update in version 10.3.0.2 it comes with fixes and enhancements Change log for v10.3: Tag friends in Status posts and comments Delete or hide posts on your own timeline New Stores active link in the Newsfeed informs you as new stories are posted Enhanced caching, so you can […]

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App Wednesday Powered by BlackBerry

It is that time of the week where BlackBerry puts their list together for the top applications and games for the week! Check out the list below and let us know what you think about the applications in the comments. Highlights of the Week: We’re excited to announce support for Cisco Unified Presence and Cisco WebEx Messenger […]

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WhatsApp for BlackBerry 10 Updated

WhatsApp Messenger for BlackBerry 10 has received a nice little update today. This update takes the version to 2.11.529, and is currently available in BlackBerry World for all to download. WhatsApp is a cross-platform smartphone messenger available for BlackBerry® and 4 other major handsets. WhatsApp Messenger utilizes your existing internet data plan to help you […]

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BlackBerry releases enterprise IM for BlackBerry 10

Having not tested the Balance nor BlackBerry Enterprise side of things myself personally I cannot comment much on its ease of use nor the desirability of such an app and option such as BBE IM but I know of people that do and I can imagine the discussions in offices that have such systems as […]

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Watch Superbowl XLVIII on your BlackBerry (Verizon)

No, that wasn’t a typo and to clarify matters I’ll say it again: Watch Superbowl XLVIII from your BlackBerry (Verizon)… Yeah! I had to read it a few times to ensure I wasn’t imagining things. I remember seeing the NFL app toward the end of last year, it’s a fantastic app that allows it’s user […]

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BBM is heading to a Gingerbread device near you!

This is reall not BIG news as we mentioned this back on the 13th of January, but Jeff Gadway head of product and brand marketing for BBM has issued the following statement on BBM for Android 2.3.3 and above. The team at BBM has been busy in the kitchen over the last few months cooking […]

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