Mercedes/BlackBerry dominant in Grand Prix

Mercedes were the class of the field. Nico Rosberg won by 25 seconds, and it’s likely there was more pace in the car. The German himself even said afterwards that he was amazed they had been able to dominate in such a way. But clearly they are not invulnerable. Lewis Hamilton had problems in practice, […]

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F1 Live24 Racing App for BlackBerry 10 Updated

The Australian Grand Prix approaching in a couple days March 16: Australian Grand Prix, Albert Park the F1 app updated so you can stay up to date with the drivers, GP, and news! There really isn’t a change log that I’ve noticed, if you already have this app go ahead and grab the update or […]

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 […]

Jay Z raps about BlackBerry on new track w/Daft Punk “Computerized”

It’s has been sometime since we have heard any recording artist rap about BlackBerry, so it was very refreshing to hear the words “Start macking on my BlackBerry, She got jealous/ I was tapping on my BlackBerry” come out of Jayz’s mouth. In a previously unreleased collaboration between Jay Z and Daft Punk titled “Computerized”. According to Pitchfork, “There have been […]

Q20 Classic unveiled next month?

The BlackBerry Q20 Classic smartphone may unveil next month by BlackBerry at FairFax Financial Holdings meeting on April 9th, 2014. Prem Watsa, CEO at FairFax Financial Holdings & also the largest shareholder in BlackBerry, released his company’s annual shareholders letter last night where he talks so much about BlackBerry & his actions related to it. […]

Developer Commitments Being Honored by BlackBerry

The BlackBerry Developer Commitment Program has come to an end, with some  grumbles from the development community.  Apparently there were some issues with the “Ts and Cs” of the program that were not completely hammered out on the blog.  The promise was that if a dev made an app that was “BlackBerry Approved” and it […]

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: We are very excited to let you know that the MLB.com […]

Power Tools gets a nice update

This update will bring the app up to version 3.0.0.1 Added 3rd party account support for incoming messages – You can now set LED, vibrate and ringtones for most of the 3rd party apps.  Apps that have been tested so far are but not limited to: BBM Whatsapp Social apps: Facebook, Twitter, and Linkedin Blaq […]

The truth about advertising and BBM

Last week, I posted about new BBM features that we are beta testing, including Stickers and the BBM Shop. The response has been really good and we’re continuing to drive toward our global launch, so all of our users can have some fun with these. More recently we’ve started to push sponsored content to some […]

Fongo VoIP app now available for BlackBerry 10

Fongo Inc. has released their application for BlackBerry 10. Way back on February 3rd we let you know that they were in the process of releasing their applcation and they did just that today! Fongo is disrupting the mobile communications world with one simple concept: Free. We make use of advances in technology, an innovative […]

Q5 available at Carphone Warehouse

Seems they have a deal going on over at Carphone Warehouse. Right now you can get white Q5 for as little as £99.95, SIM free. Carphone Warehouse has the red version  priced at £239.95. Head over to Carphone Warehouse to grab one today!

The future of BBM

John Sims is in charge of BBM and is objective is two things. Grow BBM and make money. Clearly, in the longer term, we have to monetize that investment in BBM,” said Sims. “One of the important dimensions for monetizing BBM is the enterprise. What we were hearing from enterprise customers was that they like […]

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® […]

BlackBerry considering a new tablet

BlackBerry is considering a new tablet, but when the time is right. The  company’s vice-president of global product management Francois Mahieu says the manufacturer is interested in the tablet market, but has no current plans. “When we launched PlayBook, beyond the fact that everybody knows that PlayBook was no a huge success, everybody loved it,” said […]

Why Ford is dumping Microsoft for BlackBerry’s QNX

Ford is reportedly set to replace the Windows-based Sync platform in its cars with an open standards-based system. Let’s face it Ford’s Sync IVI system has never been recommended by Consumer Reports magazine. In fact it recently slipped to its lowest ranking ever by Consumer Reports from bugs in the Microsoft-based Ford Sync which is […]

BlackBerry CEO, John Chen: “Good is not good enough”

  BlackBerry made several key announcements at Mobile World Congress (#MWC14) this week. And to wrap up the show, we would like to share with you the latest blog post on why BlackBerry CEO, John Chen thinks ‘Good is not good enough’ when it comes to enterprise mobility and security. Head on over and read about Good is not good […]

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 […]

All EA Games are Free Until February 28th!

BlackBerry announced today that all of EA’s Games for BlackBerry 10 would be free now until February 28th.  The selection will vary by your device as well as your area.  If you are interested in downloading these games you can go do BlackBerry World and download them free of charge.

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 […]

Video shows BlackBerry 10 white balance settings explained

AgentJucey just sent us a link to a great video he has published on his YouTube channel showing off and explaining  cool white vs. warm white display settings. Now this feature is available on all BlackBerry 10 devices and my perfect setting is split right down the middle. Some of you will prefer the cool […]