Is BlackBerry’s Intelligent Assistant using Maluuba?

BlackBerry has been working on improving their voice controls and with BlackBerry 10.3 the voice controls get a nice little update. The Intelligent Assistant in OS 10.3 works very similer to Siri, Google Now and Windows Phone Cortana. It seems that BlackBerry has inlisted some help to build the Intelligent Assistant with the help of […]

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For 2 Days Only, Amazon is giving away 30 paid apps for FREE!

Amazon has really hit this one out of the park with their latest promotion! Amazon is offering a total of 31 premium applications and games for FREE! This amazing offer is only good for today and tomorrow so get to downloading your favorite paid apps for FREE! Check out the list below and let us […]

WhatsApp updated in the Beta Zone

WhatsApp has received a nice little update, that is currently available for those  of you that are registered in the BlackBerry Beta Zone. This update takes the version to 2.11.657.2 and brings the list of changes below. What’s new? You can now archive chats to hide them from the chat list Miscellaneous fixes and updates […]

Another video shows off BlackBerry Blend

Late last night we saw a retail demo of BlackBerry Blend, this morning we now have a new video showing off BlackBerry Blend in a whole three minutes! We certainly cannot wait for BlackBerry Blend to go mainstream. Check out the video below and let us know your thoughts in the comments. Via: CB forums

Did you miss the BlackBerry Jam Direct event? Check it out now!

If you were at work or something came up and you could not take part in the BlackBerry Jam Direct event yesterday, you are in luck! You can now check out a replay of the event on the interwebs. The replay is well over two hours long so be sure you have enough time to […]

BlackBerry 10.3 SDK Gold Now Available

The BlackBerry 10.3 SDK has gone gold!! With the BlackBerry Jam Direct webcast for developers that happened today BlackBerry has released the BlackBerry 10.3 Gold for all developers to get to work on updating and creating new applications for BlackBerry 10! Along with the updated SDK comes the simulators along with the BlackBerry Passport simulator […]

BlackBerry trims the fat again; Laysoff 65 developer relations employees

BlackBerry developers seem to be getting the short end of the stick thanks to the new partnership with Amazon to bring the Amazon App Store to BlackBerry 10 officially. Now BlackBerry has laid off 65 developer relations employees. According to the CBC, BlackBerryhas released these 65 employees all from the developer relations group. In a […]

Smart Watch Companion, Cast and more now on sale for just $.99!

My good buddy Tony Cresswell just let me know that he is celebrating his birthday in a big way! Tony has placed all five of his BlackBerry 10 applications on sale for just $.99!! So that means you can get the following applications: Cast for BlackBerry Smart Watch Companion Companion (with NFC) BlockID MobID My […]

Hues for BlackBerry 10 gets updated

Strategy game ‘Hues’ updated with Global Leaderboards and various new improvements Pune, India (June 24th, 2013) – Today ReFocus Labs launched the second major iteration ‘Hues’ for all BlackBerry 10 devices. ‘Hues’ is based on the new generation of card matching games, with an entire new game experience featuring- characters, multiple modes and power ups. […]

Join our BBM Channel for a chance to win a BlackBerry branded, OGIO duffel bag!

Just like the title suggests we are giving away a BlackBerry branded, OGIO duffel bag! All you have to do is join our BBM Channel (C000F0BF2) and post a comment on our BBM Channel within this post informing us why you love BlackBerry. Once we hit 1000 subscribers we will choose one lucky winner to send […]

Check out Goal 2014 for BlackBerry 10

If you are currently are enjoying the World Cup 2014 and own a BlackBerry device you should really check out Goal 2014. Goal 2014 is a native BlackBerry 10 application from Tundra Core Studios, The app gives you access to all sorts of information from Stadiums, teams scores, calendar intergration and much much more. Check […]

Sending BBM emoticons through broadcast messages coming in the next update

A feature many of you have talked about and asked for will be heading to a BlackBerry 10 device near you in the next update of BBM. This upcoming update will bring the ability to you the user to send emoticons through BBM’s broadcast! This is a feature that has never been before, while other […]

BBM Registrations hit 160 million; 85 million active monthly users

During the earnings call today BlackBerry CEO John Chen dropped some staggering numbers concerning BBM! Currently there are 160 million registered BBM users worldwide. Out of the 160 million users 50 million of them are using BBM on a BlackBerry device that brings the total of active monthly users to a whopping 85 million and […]

BBM for Windows Phone coming Next Month!

During this mornings earnings call BlackBerry CEO John Chen let us know that BBM for Windows Phone will me coming in July, as we already new it would be here sometime this summer it is nice to know just when it BBM will head to WP. Are you on a Windows Phone? What do you […]

BaSA – Battery & System Analyzer for BlackBerry 10 Updated

One of my favorite applications for BlackBerry 10 BaSA – Battery & System Analyzer has been updated to version 0.9.6.1. This update is currently available in BlackBerry World. BaSA 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? Added a new […]

BlackBerry CEO John Chen talks Amazon deal with Fox Business

BlackBerry CEo John Chen has just sat down with Fox Business to talk about the new partnership with Amazon. Mr. Chen offered some more details on the deal and how Amazon can help BlackBerry in the long term. Check out the video below and let us know what your thoughts are in the comments. Watch […]

Say good bye to BlackBerry World Music & Video Services starting July 21st

All I can say is wow! We just let you know that BlackBerry had entered into an agreement with Amazon to bring the Amazon App Store to BlackBerry 10.3 along side BlackBerry World. Now in that very same announcement from BlackBerry you will see that “we will be closing the music and video sections of […]

BBM Protected support docs and more available!

BlackBerry has released the BBM Protected support documents, frequently asked questions and training documentation and more! If you are interested in learning more about BBM Protected you can do so here. This is a PDF document and it is a very large one at that. Check it out and let us know what your thoughts […]

Theme for BlackBerry 10 Updated with World Cup 2014 Themes

This day just keeps getting better, with the release of the new BBM now S4BB Limited has just released a new update to their application Theme for BlackBerry 10. Whether you call it soccer or football, the FIFA World Cup 2014 is taking place in Brazil right now. S4BB Limited has released special themes for […]

Virtual Conference: Get your app ready for BlackBerry 10.3

Developers are currently being notified that BlackBerry will be hosting a virtual conference to aid you in getting your app ready for BlackBerry 10.3! “This virtual conference is your exclusive chance to learn directly from BlackBerry experts how your app can take advantage of the new and exciting features that are being introduced with BlackBerry […]