Saudi Telecom and BlackBerry announce integrated carrier billing for BlackBerry smartphone customers in Saudi Arabia

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – Saudi Telecom (STC) and BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ: BBRY; TSX: BB) today announced integrated carrier billing for BlackBerry® smartphone customers in KSA, allowing customers to quickly, conveniently and securely purchase apps for their phone on the BlackBerry® World™ storefront, and have the charges directly applied to their standard Saudi Telecom (STC) […]

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Jeff Gadway talks privacy and security on BBM

BlackBerry just let us know about an article that was just published on the Inside BlackBerry Blog featuring Jeff Gadway head of product and brand marketing for BBM. Jeff explains the ways in which BBM has placed security at the forefront where other messaging apps have fallen short. He also reiterates BBM’s commitment to building […]

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: Connect to Microsoft OneDrive is a completely free application that allows […]

WhatsApp for BlackBerry 10 updated – Brings Dark theme support & More

WhatsApp Messenger for BlackBerry 10 has received a nice little update today. This update takes the version to 2.11.414.2, 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 […]

Help bring BlackBerry 10.2.1 to the masses!

This morning I received a couple of tweets to the @NerdBerry account letting us know about a new campaign to bring BlackBerry OS 10.2.1 to the masses. Thunderclap article organized by @DeeJayDanny_C and tweeted over to us by @parthokarki. Let’s you send out the following message to Twitter, Facebook and Tumblr. The message for Twitter […]

BBM update rolling out today for Android users

BlackBerry has just started rolling out an update for BBM for Android that address issues with emoticons in status updates, web links & more. As you can see in the image below I have already received the update notice to my Galaxy Note 3. So if you are having om issues check Google Play for […]

BBM is getting ads

Well if you have been wondering how BlackBerry was going to make BBM profitable, you do not have to wonder any longer. BlackBerry has already announced the BBM shop, now BlackBerry is adding ad revenue to BBM. According to the latest Android BBM beta we will be seeing two types of ads: As sponsored invites […]

What should we expect in the next release of BBM?

Just the other day we let you know that BlackBerry was planning on increasing the limit to transfer file from 6MB to something more. Well in a very recent article from Inside BlackBerry Jeff Gadway the head of product and brand marketing for BBM informed us that this file size increase was to 16MB. In […]

Huge Win for BlackBerry: Odebrecht Purchasing 3500 BlackBerry 10 devices

Sao Paulo, Brazil – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ: BBRY; TSX: BB), a world leader in mobile communications, and Odebrecht, a Brazilian organization with global presence with more than 190,000 employees and 41,5 billion dollars in revenues in 2012, announced today that Odebrecht will be purchasing 3,500 BlackBerry® 10 smartphones, a mix of BlackBerry® Z10 and BlackBerry® […]

BBM’s 6MB file transfer size to get an increase

One of the most painful things we encounter as BBM users is the file transfer limit. This limit is set to only 6MB, so anything over 6MB will not be sent. This file limit is currently being addressed by BlackBerry and the BBM team. Jeff Gadway sent out the following tweet: Hey @Bla1ze @thelink74 happy […]

Tango Messenger lands on BlackBerry 10

Tango Messenger is a cross-platform IM client that is now available for BlackBerry 10. Tango allows you to easily connect with friends & family or make new friends. Make video & voice calls, send text messages, play games, send music messages powered by Spotify and more all for free. Join over 160M people around the […]

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: Quick reminder for BlackBerry 10 game lovers: All EA Games are […]

BlackBerry is working to make BBM a mobile payment platform to send & receive money

BlackBerry is exploring the option to use BBM as another way to send and receive money. In an recent article from re/code, BlackBerry enterprise unit president John Sim “We’re meeting with partners and we are exploring the market,” “Money movement is an important thing.” Now we have heard about this before thanks to BBM Money, […]

New App Vetting Logos heading to BlackBerry World

BlackBerry has announce today via their Inside BlackBerry Business Blog, that they will be adding “BlackBerry’s multi-layered approach for vetting apps. These logos will highlight apps that have been scanned by BlackBerry Guardian, our internal, proprietary app analysis program and Trend Micro’s Mobile App Reputation technology. In order to provide a stringent level of protection […]

WhatsApp to bring voice to their app this year!

In an interesting , but not far fetched move WhatsApp will be bringing voice to their popular messaging application. This coming from WhatsApp founder Jan Koum. The move will put WhatsApp close to BlackBerry’s BBM client. You know what they say imitation is the best form of flattery there is. The voice feature will also […]

Mega for BlackBerry 10 gets updated

Mega Limited has released an updated their application Mega for BlackBerry 10! Keep in mind that this application is an Android port and not a native BlackBerry 10 application. I have been using Mega on my BlackBerry Z30 for awhile now and I must say it is a must have app for cloud storage. This update addresses login […]

Zello Walkie Talkie App Now Availble for BlackBerry 10

Zello Inc has released an update in BlackBerry World and it seems a though they have added support for BlackBerry 10. I am not sure exactly when they added the support for BlackBerry 10, but it is there now! Using a PTT app on your BlackBerry is a great feature to have. Turn your BlackBerry […]

BBM to get STICKERS!!! Already in the BBM Beta for Android

BlackBerry has just announce that they are bringing stickers to BBM similar to WhatsApp. These stickers will be available to purchase in the coming soon BBM Store. This new feature has already shown up in the latest BBM beta update . Check out what Inside BlackBerry had to say about it: Hot on the heels […]

BaSA – Battery and System Analyzer for BlackBerry 10 updated

QtHelex has just released an update to their very popular BaSA Battery & System Analyzer for BlackBerry 10. This update brings some great addtions to the app! This App was developed using the native Cascades Framework and the most parts are written using C++ to make it as much efficient as possible. What’s new in version 0.8.4.1? […]

BlackBerry’s Response to T-Mobile’s Anti-BlackBerry Campaign

BlackBerry CEO John Chen has stepped out and addressed the so called promotion that T-Mobile was offering BlackBerry customers on their network. If you are not sure what we are referring to, T-Mobile sent out an invitation to current BlackBerry customers on their network to “upgrade to it iShit”. With this sitting in our faces […]