BlackBerry First to Receive Coveted “Full Operational Capability” on U.S. Department of Defense Networks

Validation completes DISA’s certification process for BlackBerry 10 mobility management platform   WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – March 27, 2014) – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a world leader in mobile communications, today announced that BlackBerry(R) 10 has become the first mobility solution to receive Full Operational Capability (FOC) to run on U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) networks from […]

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Theme for BlackBerry 10 Updated

S4BB Limited has just rolled out another update to their very popular BlackBerry 10 application Theme. With Theme you can pick any picture/photo that is in your gallery on your BlackBerry 10 device and turn it into the background of homescreen with a matching theme. You can use the camera to take a snapshot of […]

CricHQ to coming to BBM Channels

New Zealand-based cricket technology company CricHQ (crichq.com) today announced that the company’s content will be accessible on a new BBM™ Channel on the popular mobile messaging service.​CricHQ chief executive Simon Baker said the new BBM Channels feature has provided the tech company with another important platform to showcase its wares. “It’s exciting to think about […]

The BlackBerry Z30 goes on sale in India

New Delhi, India- Following the enthusiastic response to 10th anniversary special offer on BlackBerry Z10, the company has now extended a special offer on its flagship device, BlackBerry Z30 at Rs. 34,990. Reiterating BlackBerry’s commitment to the Indian market, this offer is aimed at providing a unique communications experience of BlackBerry 10 to the loyal BlackBerry […]

BlackBerry Newsstand to be discontinued as of April 30, 2014

BlackBerry has decided to discontinue their BlackBerry Newsstand application effective April 30, 2014. On April 30 the application will be removed from BlackBerry World. BlackBerry is currently sending out the discntinuation notices to everyone that has used it in the past. The BlackBerry Newsstand service will be discontinued as of April 30, 2014*, after which […]

Taking Action to Stop Leaks – End of a era

A letter from BlackBerry CEO John Chen about OS and device leaks: In my short time leading BlackBerry, I’ve been impressed by this company’s fighting spirit. It’s this resilience that is driving us to transform the company and bring the brand back to its iconic stature. And I know that you – our customers and […]

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. Now Available on BlackBerry 10: Business: FieldFlex (Joyn Technologies Platform) Encircle Claims (Encircle) Navigation & […]

Easy Smiley Pack for BBM updated – Adds Sticker Support

S4BB Limited has just released an update to their popular application for BlackBerry 10,Easy Smiley Pack for BBM. The Easy Smiley Pack for BlackBerry® Messenger provides access to hidden smileys and emoticons right inside your BlackBerry® Messenger. Customize your BlackBerry® Messenger messages now and surprise your buddies! Also new is the BlackBerry® Messenger status customization, […]

Check out PGpgp for BlackBerry 10 – Encrypt and Decrypt Messages

Paweł let me know about a new applcation for BlackBerry 10 from PGUI that offers you the ability to encrypt and decrypt messages. With PGpgp you can decrypt messages addressed to you and encrypt messages destined for another recipient. It allows sending and receiving encrypted e-mail, SMS, BBM etc. The application uses the pair of […]

BlackBerry to Lenovo; Ottawa said no to the sale

In a report coming from CBC it seems that BlackBerry did in fact market itself to Lenovo. The sale was blockaded by the federal government. “At the time, the company was told that either Chinese or Russian investment would be met with stiff opposition. So it abandoned the sale.” Ottawa did have a trick up its sleeve, “BlackBerry […]

BlackBerry 10 Codenames Show Up in Leaked OS 10.3

Ofutur is back at it again doing his diligence on creating a roadmap for BlackBerry’s future devices. Using recent leaked OS as well as the OS 10.3 leak he has comprised a list of specifications and codenames for devices BlackBerry is currently working on or devices that may have fallen to the wayside. BlackBerry always […]

AutoPlay Media Player now available for BlackBerry 10

Way back in 2012 we told you about this great application for the BlackBerry PlayBook. Today Bumblebee Computing let us know that they have released this great application for BlackBerry 10! This application is a full featured media app. Check out the features below! Features: AutoPlay mode: Provides the ability to automatically play videos one […]

SayIt for BlackBerry 10 updated

BKU Software has released a major update to their highly popular BlackBerry 10 application SayIt. SayIt is a voice recognition and assistant software that is in our opinion better they Apple’s Siri. What’s new in version 3.2? Fix the error “I cannot understand” Fix definition of word (now SayIt uses new engine Wordnik), add source […]

BlackBerry Advances Security of its Multi-Platform Mobility Portfolio with New Cryptography Certification

FIPS 140-2 validation granted for Secure Work Space for iOS and Android WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – March 26, 2014) – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a world leader in mobile communications, today announced that Secure Work Space for iOS(R) and Android(TM), a multi-platform containerization solution managed through BlackBerry(R) Enterprise Service 10 (BES10), is now Federal Information Processing Standard […]

In the UK? Get the SIM-Free BlackBerry Z30 from ShopBlackBerry now!

BlackBerry just launched the BlackBerry Z30 GSM unlocked version here in the US just last week. Now BlackBerry has released the BlackBerry Z30 SIM-free version in the UK. You can no purchase the BlackBerry Z30 SIM-free for £499.99 from ShopBlackBerry in both white and black. Let us know in the comments if you plan on […]

Check out Squiggle Racer for BlackBerry 10

CS54 INC has released a new game for BlackBerry 10 titled Squiggle Racer. We dare you to make just one lap! If you think you’re good enough to survive our tracks, then prove it! Do you like games that are REALLY hard, yes REALLY hard??… good, this game is for you! Don’t think it’s as […]

BlackBerry is Expanding BBM Money

During a recent talk with ReCode,David Proulx, senior director of BBM Business Development let the world know that BlackBerry was planing on expanding the BBM Money transferring service beyond Indonesia. Here is what he had to say: “Because we are, by nature, private and secure and reliable and regulatory-compliant, we are ideally suited to bring […]

New Easter Egg found in leaked OS 10.3

Who doesn’t like Easter eggs? We sure do and so does BlackBerry! Over the years BlackBerry has placed many Easter eggs in their device software so it really was not surprising to see a new one pop up in the latest OS 10.3 leak yesterday. This Easter egg was found by Caltrmptguy86 on CB Forums […]

Instavenue for BlackBerry 10 Updated – Adds BlackBerry Z3 support

DrunkEddyLabs the developers behind the very popular application Instavenue have just updated the applcation to version 1.5.4.9. This update is currently available in BlackBerry World for all to download and adds support for the BlackBerry Z3. InstaVenue is a unique native location based photo app that overlays your current weather and location on your photos. You […]

BeBuzz 10 Pro updated with more LED color combo’s

Bellshare GmbH has released an updated version of their highly popular LED application for BlackBerry 10. This update takes the version to 2.0.82.393 and is currently available in BlackBerry World. Take full control of your BlackBerry 10 notification LED with BeBuzz, the original LED customization app for BlackBerry® that defined a whole new app category! What’s […]