BlackBerry is not walking away from the mass market

Recently BlackBerry CEO John Chen, sat down with CBC for a great Q&A session. It is great to see Mr. Chen sit down and discuss the turnaround of BlackBerry. I think BlackBerry has a very bright future with John Chen at the helm. Chen talks about everything from the BlackBerry Bold to knowing he has […]

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BlackBerry Advances Security of its Multi-Platform Mobility Portfolio with New Cryptography Certification

FIPS 140-2 validation granted for Secure Work Space for iOS and Android WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – March 26, 2014) – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a world leader in mobile communications, today announced that Secure Work Space for iOS(R) and Android(TM), a multi-platform containerization solution managed through BlackBerry(R) Enterprise Service 10 (BES10), is now Federal Information Processing Standard […]

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 […]

A new way to download Android Apps to your BlackBerry 10.2.1 device – APK Train

If you are looking for a new and easy way to download and install Android APK files to your BalckBerry device that is running OS 10.2.1.xxx, you are in luck. A new website called APK Train has been located on the interwebs. All you have to do is open APK Train in your BlackBerry 10 […]

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® […]

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 […]

Nokia Welcomes Android Developers; Expands Global Developer Footprint

Barcelona, Spain – 24 February 2014 – Today at Mobile World Congress, Nokia unveiled five new affordable handsets including a new family of smartphones debuting on the Nokia X software platform. Based on the Android Open Source Platform (AOSP), and backed by Nokia’s deep ties with operators, the Nokia X platform gives Android developers the […]

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 […]

Check Out all of the New BBM Emoticons!

As we mentioned this morning BalckBerry is currently in the roll out process with the new BBM for iOS, Android and BlackBerry 10. This new update iincludes a lot of new and great things including about 100 brand spanking new BBM Emoticons! Check out the BBM periodic table below. Let us know what new emoticon […]

Video: BBM — More ways than ever to BBM me

With toda’s news that BBM for iOS and Android being updated to add BBM Voice and BBM Channels is huge. BlackBerry has just published the above video on their YouTube channel showing off the new features. Check out the video and let us know what you think in the comments. With great new features like […]

BBM Voice and BBM Channels Now Available for Android and iPhone Customers

New features also include simple file and photo sharing, location sharing, over 100 new emoticons and Dropbox integration for iPhone, Android and BlackBerry Smartphones WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Feb. 13, 2014) – A new version of BBM(TM) will be available later today for Android(TM), iPhone and BlackBerry(R) (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB) customers, giving them lots of exciting new features. […]

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 […]

Vote for your favorite QNX Software Systems CES Car!

If you have been following the QNX blog you already know that leading up to CES 2014 they were showing off the CES Cars of Fame series. Well we were just informed that the QNX blog is holding a poll and letting QNX fans, readers and everyone in between vote for their favorite QNX concept […]

Snap Google Play client for BlackBerry 10 updated

Snap version 2.0.0.1 has just hit the streets and if you are following or using Snap you already know this. If you are not using Snap and are on OS 10.2.1 you should be using the Google Play client for BlackBerry 10. I have downloaded may APK files and converted them to Bar files only […]

Official Statement from BlackBerry on thier ties to CIBC and TELUS mobile payments

Earlier today we had a source let us know that BlackBerry’s network was behind CIBC and TELUS mobile payments, we reached out to BlackBerry for comment on this. BlackBerry issued the below statement letting us know “in fact, BlackBerry does operate the infrastructure that enables the secure over-the-air provisioning of credentials (e.g. credit card) into […]

Help bring the BlackBerry Z30 to T-Mobile! Sign this petition!! CC: @JohnLegere

Over the years I have had this love hate relationship with T-Mobile (I have been with them since 2002), so now you see why I have a love hate relationship with them at this point.Anyways let me get off my soap box and get on to the point. The point is currently Verizon holds an […]

Leaked BBM for Android for Gingerbread OS!

Well of you are still on an Android device running Gingerbread and are still waiting, your wait is over! BBM for Gingerbread users has leaked out for you to try out. Please keep in mind that BlackBerry will most likely block that application shortly, so if it stops working the just delete it and wait […]

@BlackBerry 10 Turns One! #BB10Birthday

One year ago today we had reporters at the Toronto, Canada and New York City launch events. The excitement for BlackBerry 10 that day was completely amazing. Our team of reporters were on their toes every waking moment and we had a blast doing it. Over the past year we have seen BlackBerry 10 grow […]

Android Developers Get 500 Jam Zone Reward Points for submitting an app

Android application developers listen up! BlackBerry is currently offering up 500 Jam Zone Reward Points for just submitting your Android apps to BlackBerry World. The deal will run from December 5, 2013 and January 28, 2014. If you are not sure what the points do, well they can be redeemed for great BlackBerry items from backbacks […]

BlackBerry releases BBM for Android beta version w/Channels and Voice

BlackBerry has begun rolling out an update to BBM for Android, this beta update brings BBM Channels and BBM Voice to the application. The beta is a private beta, and is currently not available to Android users outside of the beta. What’s new? Faster, easier sharing of photos files Increased group sizes in BBM Groups New […]