BBM for Android Enters Beta Yet Again

Reports are swirling around the interwebs that BlackBerry has launched a new version of BBM for Android. According to these reports a new welcome screen appears with the explanation of the app notifications, the notification that runs in the status bar can now be disabled and lastly the UI has a more finished look to […]

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Coming to a BlackBerry 10 device near you iGrann – a full featured native Instagram client!

As I sit here a type up this article I just like most of you have been yearning for a good Instagram application for BlackBerry 10. We we all know that this application we are waiting on is as far as we know still not in the works… That brings me to iGrann a native […]

BBM for Android and iPhone update – Note from the head of BBM

BlackBerry just issued the below statement update on the status of BBM for Android and iOS. Hi Android and iPhone users, This is Andrew Bocking, head of BBM at BlackBerry. As a follow up to our first blog post on Saturday, I want to take a moment to provide you with an update on the […]

Future President and CEO of BlackBerry @BlackBerryHank Address’ the latest BBM cross platform blunder

Way back during BlackBerry Live in May, I had the pleasure of meeting BlackBerry Hank in person. I must say BlackBerry Hank is very passionate about BlackBerry and is also very knowledgeable. Hank just released the above video addressing the BBM for Android and iOS blunder that happened yesterday. BlackBerry Hank should be the next […]

BlackBerry issues statement on BBM for Android and iOS roll out

Prior to launching BBM for Android, an unreleased version of the BBM for Android app was posted online. The interest and enthusiasm we have seen already – more than 1.1 million active users in the first 8 hours without even launching the official Android app – is incredible. Consequently, this unreleased version caused issues, which […]

BlackBerry Messenger for Android is officially here!!!

Well the title says it all, BBM for Android is officially rolling out! If you have installed the last leak like we did you will notice you now have full access to BBM on your Android device! Now here in the US BlackBerry Messenger has yet to appear in Google Play at this time. You […]

Press Release: BBM for Android and iOS will be available Sept. 21

WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Sept. 18, 2013) – BBM(TM) – the iconic mobile social network – will begin rolling out for Android(TM) and iPhone(R) customers around the world from September 21. Previously exclusive to BlackBerry(R) (NASDAQ:BBRY) (TSX:BB) smartphones, BBM will be available as a free download in Google Play(TM) and the App Store(SM). Customers will be […]

BlackBerry Shows Off BBM on iPhone and Android at TIFF

Our good buddy @kuttysark has published the below picture on his Twitter account showing off BlackBerry Messenger running on the iPhone 5 with the caption “@Blackberry 10 #bbm4all #Tiff13 on iPhone 5 what! #BBElite #TeamBlackberry w/ @roxannekozak @kdblez @mike_trynoha pic.twitter.com/Ry19Gpt3c0″  This while the world awaits BBM to land on a device near them.Check out the […]

BBM for Android and iOS hits BlackBerry Beta Zone for select users

It seems that we may be very close to BBM for Android and iOS going public.  It seems that select users have received invitations to give a beta version of the cross-platform BBM a go.  We assume that this means that BBM will very shortly be available for any user on Android and iOS. Thorsten […]

BarInstall provides BlackBerry 10 users a means to update and convert BAR files OTA

The inability to update apps OTA (over the air) on BlackBerry 10 is one of the major issues I have with the OS.  Previously on legacy BlackBerry devices you could easily update an app as long as you had a link to the .jad file, however with BlackBerry 10 the only apps you can update […]

Android-powered BlackBerry Z10 knock-off hits eBay

Well it seems BlackBerry Z10 clones started to come out of China. This one was found on eBay, running Android 4.0. As you might expect, the specs aren’t  impressive: 1 GHz processor, 256 MB of RAM, 2 megapixel camera, and an 800 x 480 3.5-inch display. Quad-band GSM is supported for 850/900/1800/1900 MHz through twin […]

BlackBerry India MD – BBM Coming to Android in September

Ever since BlackBerry World 2013, people have been speculating on the dates as to when BBM would arrive for iOS and Android. BlackBerry has stated that this would happen by the end of the summer. Well, during the BlackBerry Q5 launch event on India, Sunil Lalvani, managing director of BlackBerry India made the following remark: […]

LocalBar2 for Z10

Let’s give a big thanks to Yohanes and Lloyd along with the entire OSBB crew for there new website full of helpful information! Now we have LocalBar2 for the Z10 and Q10 so head on over to  OSBB and read up on LocalBar and download for BlackBerry 10 as always let us know how you enjoy LocalBar!  

Happy Canada Day form @NerdBerry

Nerdberry wanted to take a few minutes today and wish a happy Canada Day to all of our Canadian friends that are oot and oboot (out and about) celebrating today. Especially two of our editors B-ren and Nerdberry_Kim.  Now everyone can return to the celebration and have a Molson for me.

BlackBerry Secures iOS and Android in the Enterprise Without Sacrificing the User Experience

Secure Work Space separates work and personal apps and data on iOS and Android devices WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – June 25, 2013) – BlackBerry® (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB) today announced the availability of a new security solution that separates work and personal apps and data on iOS® and Android™ devices. Secure Work Space for iOS and Android is a […]

Fake Android BBM App Pulled from Google Play

Well this was just a matter of time before some yahoo published a BBM application to Google Play. A recent article from CNET states that the app was downloaded ore than 100,000. Along with the application download came a fake BBM Android start screen, it was called “blackberry messenger bbm” created by developer called “RIM”. […]

Is BlackBerry 10 doing well in Canada, the UK and South Africa?

We are quickly approaching the Q1 earnings from BlackBerry on June 28th, and we are expecting to see some good numbers for BlackBerry 10 sales.  There have been the usual critics that don’t believe that the Z10 and Q10 are doing that well, however there have been some good reports coming from Canada the UK […]

BlackBerry 10.2 brings Android Hardware Acceleration

When BlackBerry 10 devices first launched we were all very aware that it was utilizing the Android 2.3.3 Runtime, or Gingerbread for those familiar with the names.  However there were promises from BlackBerry that an updated Android Runtime, Android 4.2 or Jelly Bean, would be arriving sometime this summer.  Now that we have seen the […]

SoundCloud for Android v2.4.5 BAR File Now Available for BlackBerry 10

SoundCloud for Android is a very popular music application for Android. This APK file has been fully converted to a BAR file for use on BlackBerry 10 devices and is fully functional on them. This BAR file is version 2.4.5 and again has been optimized for BlackBerry 10. Hear fresh tracks from the world’s largest […]

How-To: Run Just About Any Android 2.3.3 app on BlackBerry 10

xsacha has put together a great how to on being able to run just about any Android 2.3.3 application on BlackBerry 10. This process is not really geared for the noobs but more for advanced users. Check out the how to below and let us know in the comments what apps you have working on […]