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 […]

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Check out YOUnify from Cubit Labs for BlackBerry 10

I have you ever tried sharing your contact information right from your device? I have and it can be a pain in the butt, enter YOUnify from Cubit Labs. YOUnify is a native Cascades application for BlackBerry 10 and coming soon to iOS and Android. YOUnify hopes to be come BFB or Built for BlackBerry certified very […]

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 […]

BlackBerry CEO John Chen Talks T-Mobile, White House and more on Bloomberg TV

BlackBerry CEO, John Chen has been in Santa Monica, California for a couple of days taking part in the Oasis: The Montgomery Summit. Mr. Chen was also speaking at the event and during his busy days he had the chance to sit down with Jon Erlichman from Bloomberg Television. They discussed everything from the White […]

BlackBerry CEO John Chen to speak at Montgomery Technology Conference Keynote

The Montgomery Technology Conference… ok yes,  it was re-branded “Oasis: The Montgomery Summit” in 2013 but bad habits and all. So, Just What IS Oasis: The Montgomery Summit… Well large yet emerging and upcoming private companies in multiple fields would be present… be that social, analytic and mobile (to name a few) would want to […]

SuperTube for Youtube Receives yet another update: More awesome goodies!

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? NO! It’s SuperTube! I’ve had this app since release, I toyed with the free version for a while and decided to go Pro … I find this is my go to app every single time and since there is no native app for YouTube available on BlackBerry the […]

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 […]

Thanks to QNX, Apple’s CarPlay works

As the title suggests yes Apple’s CarPlay is running an underlying layer of QNX. This has been confirmed by Paul Leroux of QNX. CarPlay requires the use of an iPhone connected with your car, once connected you will be able to mirror your iPhone on the in dash screen with the help of Siri. You […]

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 […]

Digia Extends Qt Commercial Primary Platform Support to Include QNX Neutrino Realtime Operating System

New collaboration will allow Qt developers to target QNX Software Systems’ leading RTOS with full licensing, development, support, and services from Digia San Francisco, California – November 29, 2011 – Digia, Qt Commercial, the pioneer in the commercial development, licensing, support and services of Qt Commercial, a leading UI and application framework for desktop and […]

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 […]

Check out the BlackBerry Q20 Concept

This morning at Mobile World Congress 2014 in Barcelona, Spain BlackBerry announced both the BlackBerry Z3 and the BlackBerry Q20. The BlackBerry Q20 has only been announced and no images have been released to the media as of yet. That being said a BlackBerry fan on from BBM channel C00019CAE has released concept image of […]