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 […]

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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 […]

T-Mobile USA CEO John Legere has heard #TeamBlackBerry

Our voices have been heard! #TeamBlackBerry users, including myself have been taking to the interwebs to let T-Mobile know how we feel on the way BlackBerry is being treated. What do I mean by this you ask? Well for one pulling BlackBerry devices out of stores and only making them available online. This list continues […]

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 […]

BlackBerry Link updated to v1.2.3.22 for Windows

BlackBerry has just released a new update to their desktop software, BlackBerry Link. As of right now this update is for Windows PC’s only, no love for Mac just yet. So Mac users keep your eyes out for an update that may roll out soon. Currently there is no change log, but you should expect […]

BlackBerry Maps for BB10 updated for Stability and Performance Enhancements

BlackBerry just released a new update for BlackBerry Maps.  The newest version (v 10.2.1.778) of Maps was released to fix a few issues that were centered around Performance and Stability issues in the app. You can head over to BlackBerry World to download the update if you would like.

John Chen talks about saving BlackBerry

Forbes recently sat down with BlackBerry CEO John Chen to talk about his turning around the company. In case you didn’t already know BlackBerry holds 44,000 patents. This 44,000 patents could be turned into cash by selling them off or BlackBerry could get paid on the royalties. Check out the interview below and let us […]

gNewsReader for BlackBerry 10 updated

gNewsReader for BlackBerry 10 by Yogeshwar has received a nice update today to version 2.4.1.2. You can check out the change log below to find out more on this update. gNewsReader is native Feedly/NewsBlur client for BlackBerry 10 devices. What’s new? New keyboard shortcuts for Q10/Q5 Fix Chinese punctuations display Fix Newsblur login Action button choice […]

BlackBerry Bridge gets updated for BlackBerry 10 brings call alerts

BlackBerry has pushed out a great little update for BlackBerry Bridge today. This update takes the version to  3.3.0.30 and brings the ability to view incoming calls on your BlackBerry PlayBook. This feature only works if you are running BlackBerry OS 1.2.1 or higher at this time.   Head on over to BlackBerry World for the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Unofficial Chive App Becomes Official.

Unofficially there has been a Chive app available for some time to BlackBerry users as a free download.  Unfortunately, the first go round to get the app accepted into BlackBerry World did not go as planned, so the developer made the app available for free to users.  I guess that BlackBerry World had a change […]