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 […]

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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 […]

Flying-Cam’s Oscar-Winning Unmanned Aerial System Takes Flight With QNX Technology

Powered by the QNX OS, Flying-Cam’s next-generation SARAH system takes motion picture technology to new heights NUREMBERG, GERMANY–(Marketwired – Feb. 25, 2014) – Embedded World (Hall 5, 5-369) – QNX Software Systems Limited, a global leader in software platforms for connected embedded systems, and Flying-Cam, a state-of-the-art designer and manufacturer of unmanned aerial systems, today […]

Don Lindsay VP of BlackBerry User Experience left in January

Wall Street Journal’s Will Connors sent out a tweet that BlackBerry Vice President of User Experience Don Lindsay has left the company. Delving in a little further and we see that Lindsay left in January, yet clicking onto Lindsay’s profiles it still shows VP…. although with 1 tweet and Lindsays Google+ still showing RIM it’s a […]

BlackBerry Jam Direct Enterprise Virtual Conference set for February 26

BlackBerry just let us now that they will be hosting a BlackBerry Jam Direct Enterprise Virtual Conference on February 26 (Wed) at 10:30 am Eastern. This conference is to discuss the development of cross-platform enterprise apps with BlackBerry. Targeted at both developers and business decision makers, a focal point of the live broadcast will be […]

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 […]

Snapdragon Automotive Solutions on QNX CAR Platform for Infotainment

QNX and Qualcomm have both been making waves this year at this years Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. “Qualcomm Technologies and QNX demonstrate powerful in-vehicle graphics, video, and wireless capabilities.” Check out the video and let us know your thoughts in the comments.

Mega for BlackBerry 10 gets updated

Mega Limited has released an updated their application Mega for BlackBerry 10! Keep in mind that this application is an Android port and not a native BlackBerry 10 application. I have been using Mega on my BlackBerry Z30 for awhile now and I must say it is a must have app for cloud storage. This update addresses login […]

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 Announces BBM for Windows Phone and Nokia X Platforms

Mobile World Congress 2014, Barcelona – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ: BBRY; TSX: BB), a global leader in mobile communications, today announced that BBM™ will be made available to Windows Phone and Nokia X customers in the coming months. BBM is a premier mobile messaging platform that offers best-in-class collaboration tools such as BBM Groups, BBM Voice […]