BlackBerry Passport hits the FCC

If you have been waiting on the BlackBerry Passport to hit the mainstream market your wait maybe almost over! The BlackBerry Passport has been spotted at the FCC for clearance. This FCC posting shows that the Passport will support “GSM/GPRS/EDGE 850/1900, WCDMA/HSPA FDD 2, 4, 5, LTE Bands 2, 4, 5, 13, 17, 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, […]

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PlayCloud native file manager for BlackBerry 10 updated

PlayCloud for BlackBerry 10 has been updated to version 3.9.0.2, this update is currently available in BlackBerry World. PlayCloud is a native file manager, with integrated cloud service. Play, open, sync your files and directories from your BlackBerry® 10 device. With PlayCloud, you can merely sync your local files with a remote cloud as FTP, […]

BlackBerry Blend Beta launch screen appears on the BlackBerry Passport

Over the past couple of months we have seen many leaks for BlackBerry Blend, from videos to setups being found in leaked operating systems. Today, thanks to @DHabkirk Channel: C0001DB0D we now have a static image of BlackBerry Blend’s launch screen. You can check out the image below and let us know what you think […]

Lost in…. SpaceTV receives update!

You may remember back last year, B_REN reviewing Space TV and it honestly must have missed me, how I regret it so! SpaceTV if you missed it is packed full of Space News, Videos, Audio Podcasts, MSL Snaps and in general news about space really. OSBB Code Labs has released an update to 3.1.0.6: – […]

7Digital receives update fixing SD card issues and more

Another little update to 7Digital. I admit I hadn’t bothered my backside even downloading the app to begin with, but there are users out there that simply love digital downloads and they were suffice to say a tad peeved, more so because of some issues within the app which undoubtedly can be seen in the […]

Timber the native Tinder Client now available for BlackBerry 10

Nemory Studios is back at it again, this time with Timber. Timber is a native Tinder application for BlackBerry 10. Timber is currently available in BlackBerry World as a free download. So if you are looking to get your online dating on or already have a Tinder account you may want to check out Timber. […]

“App for” in BlackBerry World have 48 hrs to change the title of the apps

BlackBerry developers that have released applications in BlackBerry World that are titled with “App for” whatever have only 48 hours to change the name of the applications, this according to a new email that was being sent out by BlackBerry. So if you are a develop of one of these “App for” apps you better […]

10.3 “new home screen” from @TheDutch20

This is an open letter to the people of the BlackBerry community. I have a tiff that I need addressed. The biggest pet peeve I have with 10.3 I can’t can’t stand the “new home screen”. As far as needing some silly feature like that I say NO THANKS. I don’t find it useful, for […]

Two new Sticker Packs now available for BBM; Popeye and BBM Expressions

BlackBerry and Hearst have just rolled out two brand new sticker packs for BBM. BlackBerry has launched BBM expressions which offers a few of the current BBM emoji icons as stickers. This sticker pack can be purchased for just $.99 in the BBM Shop. Now we have Popeye from Hearst, the Popeye stickers offer a […]

Max Secure Software launches AntiVirus for BlackBerry 10

Pune, India (August 1st, 2014) – Max Secure Software announces the release of an AntiVirus for BlackBerry 10. This release comes following the announcement of BlackBerry Guardian to add extra 3rd party protection from Android apps and to protect pre-10.3 OS devices which don’t currently have BlackBerry Guardian. It runs on the Smart Scan (Patent […]

BlackBerry World gets a nice update

BlackBerry has just started rolling out a brand new update to BlackBerry World. This update is currently available in BlackBerry World and takes the version to 5.1.0.53. This update includes support for both the BlackBerry Passport and the BlackBerry Classic. Check out the change log below: Micro carousel update on content home pages. Image display […]

Amazon is offering tons paid apps for FREE today and Friday ONLY!

If you own a BlackBerry 10 device chances are you are already running BlackBerry 10.2.1 or higher at this point. I would also assume most of you have already installed the Amazon App Store on your device, if you have not you may want to load it now. Amazon is currently offering up 30 paid […]

BBM Now Available for Windows Phone Users

BlackBerry’s popular instant messaging app, BBM, is now available to download for Windows Phone 8 and higher, highlighting BlackBerry’s continued dedication to offering multi-platform capabilities and value-add services. Designed specifically for the Windows Phone platform, the BBM app will build on the collaboration, privacy and security features that are at the core of the BBM […]

Check out the BlackBerry Strong; A BlackBerry 10 Slider

For some time now BlackBerry has been rumored on many occasions to have a BlackBerry 10 slider device in the works similar to the BlackBerry Torch. We know that this rumor was kind of true thanks to a device called the BlackBerry ‘Milan’. Now we already know that the Milan was cancelled so what’s next? […]

Make your BlackBerry Q10 apps part of the BlackBerry Passport Launch

BlackBerry is currently sending out emails to let developers know that they will be bringing their BlackBerry Q10 applications over to the BlackBerry Passport upon release. BlackBerry has done this in the past as a way to help BlackBerry developers get applications fast on a new device. Check out the email BlackBerry is sending out […]

Video demo shows the BlackBerry Passport Touch-Sensitive Keyboard

If you have been wondering how the BlackBerry Passport’s touch-sensitive keyboard is going to work then have a look at the video below. Just like the BlackBerry 10 full touch devices you will be ablt to flick up to select words on the device using the touch-sensitive keyboard and you will also be able to […]

Down Tube lands in the BlackBerry Beta Zone

S4BB Limited just informed us that the have released Down Tube into the BlackBerry Beta Zone. Down Tube a Built for BlackBerry certified application lets you pre-load videos from YouTube, Vimeo and Metacafe for later viewing. This beta update takes the version to 1.2.1.0, and brings some minor bugs and user interface glitches have been […]

Gnewsreader for BlackBerry 10 updated

My favorite feed reading application for BlackBerry 10 has just had a nice  upgrade with headless support!  features as follows     – Browse by folder/subscription or tags with unread count display     – Auto read status sync in feed detail page     – Unread only browsing mode to quickly browse only unread items     – […]

Instagram video shows off the BlackBerry Passport’s speaker quality

I was scrolling through my Instagram timeline and came across the below video showing off the BlackBerry Passport’s speaker quality. The video posted by @apps_bh shows off what appears to be a YouTube video that shows off Jimmy Fallon. Even thought the video is short it really is interesting to see the Passport in action. […]

BBM for iOS and Android to get new native UI’s

During today’s Q&A session at BlackBerry’s Security Summit in New York Enterprise Chief John Sims stated that a native UI for BBM is coming to both iOS and Android. As we already know BBM for Windows Phone has a more native UI experience versus BBM for iOS and Android. Currently BBM for iOS and Android […]