ReadItNow! Updated to include Multi-Selection Support

ReadItNow! was recently updated to v6.7.0.  The biggest change to this update is the ability to select multiple items for deletion as well as marking that selection as read.   It has also included a new app called Turbo Reader which is being described as a productivity increasing tool.  If you are interested in downloading the […]

Developer Commitments Being Honored by BlackBerry

The BlackBerry Developer Commitment Program has come to an end, with some  grumbles from the development community.  Apparently there were some issues with the “Ts and Cs” of the program that were not completely hammered out on the blog.  The promise was that if a dev made an app that was “BlackBerry Approved” and it […]

All EA Games are Free Until February 28th!

BlackBerry announced today that all of EA’s Games for BlackBerry 10 would be free now until February 28th.  The selection will vary by your device as well as your area.  If you are interested in downloading these games you can go do BlackBerry World and download them free of charge.

Typo Products Requesting Case Dismissal Against BlackBerry

Typo Products is being sued by BlackBerry for their iPhone keyboard that bears a striking resemblance to the keyboard that BlackBerry has developed for their smartphones.  Typo was is in front of the Federal Court speaking to the judge presiding over the case requesting that they dismiss the case on the grounds that the patents […]

BlackBerry Maps for BB10 updated for Stability and Performance Enhancements

BlackBerry just released a new update for BlackBerry Maps.  The newest version (v 10.2.1.778) of Maps was released to fix a few issues that were centered around Performance and Stability issues in the app. You can head over to BlackBerry World to download the update if you would like.

Microsoft Looking at Possibly Porting Android Apps.

There are been reports released that state Microsoft is considering adding Android apps to the offerings available for Windows Mobile users.   As we have seen with BlackBerry’s offerings there are some advantages to running the apps in a “native” environment, unfortunately there are some hurdles that will need to be addressed with the Windows platform […]

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 […]

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 […]

Next 18 Months Focused on Enterprise Business.

There has been quite a bit of discussion surrounding exactly what BlackBerry will be doing in the future.  Today at CES, John Chen shed a little bit of light on what the plan for the Waterloo company will be.   The next 18 months will be focused specifically on the Enterprise portion of BlackBerry’s business.  John […]

Join BlackBerry TweetChat on EEM and BYOD Trends This Evening.

We received an email yesterday inviting us to a TweetChat with Rob Enderle regarding a lot of business hurdles in today’s market.  Specifically, BYOD (bring your own device) trends, and EMM realities.  The chat is being hosted by @BlackBerry4Biz and will cover a majority of topics including: Traits of a comprehensive EMM strategy How new […]

Hype Machine coming to BB10 in Native App

Hype Machine, which is a website that tracks up and coming artists on blogs, had developed and released a native app for BB10.  This apps is geared specifically towards music nuts and is jam packed with features. LATEST: Music being discussed right now, constantly updated POPULAR: Tracks that are getting the most love on the […]

Samsung Promotes Cross Platform BBM on Galaxy Line

There was an announcement a few months back regarding BBM going cross platform.  Samsung took the plunge and has started an advertising campaign focused on the introduction of this feature. Source: BlackBerry Empire

OS 10.1.0.4828 Leaked for BB10 Devices

A new leak has been released for BB10 devices, OS 10.1.0.4828 was leaked without a change log so we really don’t know what the changes are at this time.  There are some changed files between this leak and the last OS. If you are interested in downloading this OS you can do so by following […]

Origami Browser now available for the PlayBook

There is a new native browser that is available for the Playbook called Origami Browser.  This browser was a community sourced effort from our fellow users over at CrackBerry.  This browser is completely free and available in App World. Some of the features that available in Origami are add blocking, a download manager, tabs, bookmarks, […]

Get Around Europe with Navitel Navigator

There are quite a few different navigation apps that are available in App World.  Most of which are for the Americas.  Navitel Navigator focuses exclusively on European countries such as Albania, Greece, Kazakhstan, and the Czech Republic to name a few. The app offers a free 30 day trial to test the features of the […]

Super Note by BachKhoa University Updated to V1.2.0 Accomodate BB10.

SuperNote by BachKhoa University has been updated to accommodate BB10 devices.  There have been some nice updates to this application.  The biggest of which is the backup feature.  The back up feature gives user the ability to back up all and any notes that you have on your system. CHANGE LOG Add note to calendar […]

Indonesian Goverment Proposing Fine for BBM Outages.

Indonesia is contemplating accessing a 10 cent per user fine to BlackBerry for any and all future BBM outages if the service cannot be restored in 4 hours or less.  If that fine comes to be that shakes out to about 1.5 million USD for each incident.  15 Million subscribers in Indonesia can be a […]

India Government Granted Intercept Authority on BIS Server.

Economic Times recently dropped an article that outlines the authority that BlackBerry has granted to the Indian government regarding the BlackBerry Internet Service or BIS.  The report states that India has the access to 10 different telecom service providers when it comes to the intercept authority but it is limited to soly the BIS. The […]

New Loyalty Program for Rogers Customers

Rogers has recently announced a new loyalty program called the “First Rewards” program for their subscribers.  The program is aimed at the subscribers that utilize Rogers services and awards those users with points that can be traded for additional goodies from Rogers.  There are different tiers that are associated with the program.  Silver tier members […]

BlackBerry Q5 available for Purchase Without SIM in UK.

The Q5 has been the topic of discussion for quite some time for followers of BlackBerry.  Most people had heard that the Q5 would be released in the UK without a SIM on July 1st.  Looks like that launch timeline was slightly off considering they are available now at unlocked-mobiles.com .  The price point for the […]