RIM Clears Up Issue With BBM 7.0.1 Downloads In The Beta Zone

Earlier this week BBM 7.0.1 went live in the BlackBerry Beta Zone and many users encountered an issue with the downloads.  This version of BBM brought many bug fixes, but more importantly it was made available to those users still on OS 5.0. 

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A look at the BlackBerry 10 Clock

Yesterday we had a nice look at Bedtime Mode on Blackberry 10, today we are taking a look at the Blackberry 10 clock. As you can see in the images below you have the regular clock (which we have seen before), The Stopwatch, World clock, and Timer. After seeing the Bedtime Mode clock on BlackBerry […]

BlackBerry Messenger v7.0.0.130 Now Available In the Beta Zone – Adds OS 5 Support

Research In Motion has released a new beta in the BlackBerry Beta Zone for BBM. This update to version 7.0.0.130 adds support for OS 5 devices. BBM 7.0 now gives you the freedom to chat with your friends the way you want. Seamlessly switch from a BBM conversation to a BBM Voice chat and talk […]

Leaked Image Shows BlackBerry 10 Voice Control -You can send messages, make calls, search and more!

A new image showing off BlackBerry 10 voice control shows us what you can do! As you can see from the image BlackBerry 10 voice control lets you send messages, make calls, search and a lot more! The image does resemble Apple’s Siri a tiny bit, but we can assume that the BlackBerry 10 voice […]

Video: BBM Video Chat for BlackBerry 10

Late last night we saw BlackBerry Z10 retail images surface online, well these images from what we are hearing were pulled from the BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha. The Dev Alpha was just updated yesterday to version 10.0.09.2320. Along with these images there was another Easter egg. That Easter egg was a very short video demo […]

WhatsApp Beta Updated to v2.9.526

Today WhatsApp Messenger released a new beta update,v2.9.526, to be downloaded to your BlackBerry. WhatsApp Messenger is a multi-platform messaging app that allows you to use your smartphone data plan to contact friends, family and whomever you pick without the need for a minutes or texting plan.

BlackBerry Navigator 1.0 Cleint (7.1.0.437) Now Available in the Beta Zone

Research In Motion has released an update to BlackBerry Navigator in the BlackBerry Beta Zone. This update takes the version to v7.1.0.437 and supports OS 7.1: 9900, 9790, 9360, 9320, 9860, 9810, 9380 and is only available for customers in the UK. BlackBerry Navigator is powered by TomTom. Hit the break for more!

Microsoft Killing Off Windows Live Messenger Moving to Skype

Even though we currently do not have a full video chat 3rd party application available for BlackBerry, Oovoo has jump on board and letting us know that they will indeed have a BlackBerry 10 application ready to go. Beyond that instant messaging on a BlackBerry go hand in hand especially with BBM. But the future of other messaging […]

QNX Re-Imagines the Driving Experience With New Technology Concept Car (Bentley Continental GT)

Car demonstrates how exceptional flexibility and integration of QNX CAR application platform 2.0 can help auto companies move faster from whiteboard to showroom LAS VEGAS, NEVADA–(Marketwire – January 08, 2013) – 2013 International CES (North Hall, Booth 1837) – QNX Software Systems Limited, a global leader in software platforms for in-car electronics, today unveiled a […]

*Update* RIM Quietly Adds Support for OS 4.5 and Up to BlackBerry Messenger 7 w/BBM Voice

*Update* According to a few sources BBM 7 with BBM Voice is still not supported on OS 4.5, 5 (Although RIM is working on legacy support). We made a mistake in posting this article and are very sorry for the confusion. Back on December 10 2012 Research In Motion released BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) v7.0.0.126. When […]

Foursquare Updates Their Privacy Policy

Foursquare has released a new privacy policy that will take effect on January 28th 2013. Foursquare will now display your full name and a business on Foursquare will be able to see more of their recent customers. Not a huge deal if you ask me… Hit the break for the full privacy policy.

Native BBM Rumored To Be Coming To The PlayBook Next Month – With Integrated BBM Voice And Video Chat

We have known for some time now that BlackBerry 10 will be coming to the BlackBerry PlayBook sometime around the January 30th announcement.  One of the features that PlayBook owners have been hoping for is native BBM integration, and rumors are that we may see it within the next month.

BeBuzz for BlackBerry Updated to v6.0.28 in BlackBerry World

Bellshare has released BeBuzz for Blackberry version 6.0.28, this update is available in BlackBerry World as a free update. Take full control of your BlackBerry® front notification LED! Green for calls from your boss, pink for e-mails from your girlfriend, blue for BBM messages from your kids and “fast disco” for all your Twitter messages. […]

Thorsetn Heins: BBM Could Provide Service Revenues for RIM

During Research In Motion’s Q3 2013 earnings call, CEO Thorsten Heins stated that RIM is looking for ways to have BlackBerry Messenger to provide additional service revenue. Does this mean RIM maybe working on a cost pending version of BBM for cross platform usage? Or possibly allowing devs or big name companies to use BBM within their networks for nominal fees? What do you think the mentioning […]

Countdown to BlackBerry 10 Avatars Get Updates For Week 6

One way to show that you believe in BlackBerry 10, and as excited about the launch, is to use one of the BlackBerry 10 Countdown Avatars on your BBM profile.

7digital Reveals the Top Selling U.S. Tracks and Albums of 2012

Top track of 2012 was Carly Rae Jepsen’s ‘Call Me Maybe’, while the most purchased album was Adele’s ‘21’ Mobile continues to expand, with a 277% increase in mobile users and over 4 million Android app installs. SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–7digital, the leading open digital music platform, today announced that 21 by Adele was the top […]

23 New Countries Get Support for the BlackBerry Beta Zone

Research In Motion is really working hard to have the BlackBerry Beta Zone available all over the world. RIM has added support for 23 more counties around the world! We can see this move a preperation for the launch of BlackBerry 10 on January 30th. As of now RIM has yet to list any BlackBerry […]

Advance OS and LED Free and Pro for BlackBerry Updated to v16

Advance OS and LED Free and Pro versions from Sultan Al Sooz has been updated in BlackBerry World to version 16. Advance OS and LED Free and Pro versions lets you change your LED light colors on your phone for different contacts and apps like Facebook and BBM. For a free LED app this one is pretty […]

Images of Evernote for BlackBerry 10 Appear Online!

We just told you about how Evernote for BlackBerry 10 is being deeply integrated into the OS, now we have some leaked screen shots of what Evernote will look like! If you are an Evernote user you will really want to take a ‘peek’ at the images below. As a reminder here is how RIM […]

OneTok Announces Highly Accurate Mobile Voice-Search Library

Developers can embed reliable, cost-effective capability into mobile apps NEW YORK – Dec. 11, 2012 – OneTok, the simple and flexible platform for developers building voice-recognition controls into mobile applications, today unveiled a highly accurate new voice search function that allows shoppers using mobile apps to find the products they want quickly and reliably. The […]