RBC and Bell to launch secure mobile payments solution

Canada’s largest bank and Canada’s largest communications company to offer efficient and secure mobile way to purchase goods and services with credit and debit MONTREAL AND TORONTO, May 9, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ – RBC and Bell today announced the upcoming availability of an easy, fast and secure way for RBC mobile banking customers to purchase […]

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Review: PowerSkin Case for the BlackBerry Z10

What goes through your mind when you pull your BlackBerry Z10 out of your pocket and notice your battery is almost completely dead? Panic, fear, that lost sensation? I know I am not the only one that has these fears of what I like to call “battery drain syndrome”. There is a way to beat  […]

NFC News: VISA Mobile Payment App in Development for BB10!

Well here is some news I personally have been waiting to here CIBC has confirmed via Twitter @cibc when can we expect the visa mobile payment nfc app to be available on BB10? I really enjoyed it on my 9900, @BBABrian We hear you! Our dev team is working on it & making sure the […]

Official ‘Set The World on Fire’ Tour Teaser – BlackBerry Keep Moving – Episode III

Mobile Link Alicia Keys today unveiled an intimate behind-the-scenes video for her Set The World On Fire Tour, which recently launched to rave reviews.  The video features a special behind-the-scenes look of Keys as she prepares for her tour and shares her thoughts about looking forward to connecting with fans on the road.

Check Out The BlackBerry House at SXSW 2013

If you are headed to Austin for SXSW 2013 and are a BlackBerry lover or just curious about the new BlackBerry Z10 then you may want to listen up! BlackBerry has set up a web page so you can RSVP for a visit to their open house. The BlackBerry House will be open daily from […]

BlackBerry Launches NFC Ad Campaign in the UK

Ever since i was able to enable the NFC feature on the BlackBerry Bold 9900, I have been hooked on the technology. The possibilities are endless with NFC, you can use it to turn on/off Bluetooth, WiFi, Mobile payments and much more. BlackBerry has launched a new campaign in the UK using NFC technology to […]

BlackBerry Messenger updated to v7.0.1.16 in the BlackBerry Beta Zone

BlackBerry has released an update to BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) in the BlackBerry Beta Zone. This update take the version to 7.0.1.16 and can be download right now. This update includes fixes for two major bugs. The first fix is for an Uncaught Exception Error and the second fixes a Memory Leak/Black Spinning Clock.

BBM Money Pilot Program Hits Indonesia

We have covered BBM Money here on NerdBerry before, BBM Money will let you send money between BBM contacts. Well we received a tip that BlackBerry had started a BBM Money pilot program in Indonesia. Well I did some digging and found out that financial institution PermataBank and AGIT Monitise Indonesia have approved BBM Money.

RIM Pushes TSM Services to Telcos in Competition with SIM Suppliers

RIM is not only targeting the NFC market with their NFC enabled smartphones, but they are also targeting TSM services and NFC enabled SIM cards as well.  RIM is targeting its “secure element manager” service at mobile operators, offering to manage their NFC SIM cards.  Now this is separate from their NFC enabled smartphones, as not all […]

RIM Receives Approval from Visa for Mobile Payment Solution

WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – Jan. 16, 2013) – Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ:RIMM)(TSX:RIM) today announced that its Secure Element Manager (SEM) solution for NFC (Near Field Communication) mobile payments has been approved by Visa. RIM’s SEM is the backend solution for carriers that can securely manage credentials on SIM (subscriber identity module) cards installed in all […]

Camera And Video Camera Comparison Between the iPhone 5 And BlackBerry 10

We have seen numerous videos showing comparisons between the iPhone 5 and the Dev Alpha B device running BlackBerry 10.  This time around we have a video from the folks over at The Gadget Masters showing a comparison between the camera and video camera, and of course the features that both devices have.  The video […]

BlackBerry Navigator 1.0 Cleint (7.1.0.437) Now Available in the Beta Zone

Research In Motion has released an update to BlackBerry Navigator in the BlackBerry Beta Zone. This update takes the version to v7.1.0.437 and supports OS 7.1: 9900, 9790, 9360, 9320, 9860, 9810, 9380 and is only available for customers in the UK. BlackBerry Navigator is powered by TomTom. Hit the break for more!

Canada’s First NFC Enabled Magazine Ad From Rogers And BlackBerry

When NFC first started to make its way into our phones there were a lot of critics that just didn’t see the point.  Sure there is mobile payment solutions, but there is a large infrastructure that needs to be put into place before that becomes a full-scale solution.  Well Rogers and BlackBerry have gone another route […]

UK Carriers EE and O2 Announce BlackBerry 10!

BlackBerry users in the UK should be really excited about this bit of information regarding BlackBerry 10! According to Engadget “All major UK carriers emailed us confirmation they’ll be stocking BB10 handsets.” We already know that Rogers and possible Bell have announced BlackBerry 10 support.

Images of Evernote for BlackBerry 10 Appear Online!

We just told you about how Evernote for BlackBerry 10 is being deeply integrated into the OS, now we have some leaked screen shots of what Evernote will look like! If you are an Evernote user you will really want to take a ‘peek’ at the images below. As a reminder here is how RIM […]

WiLAN Initiates Litigation Against RIM

Suit pertains to Bluetooth technologies OTTAWA, CANADA–(Marketwire – Dec. 11, 2012) – Wi-LAN Inc. (“WiLAN”) (TSX:WIN) (NASDAQ:WILN) today announced it has initiated litigation claiming patent infringement in the Southern District of Florida against Research In Motion Limited (“RIM”). The suit against RIM claims infringement of U.S. Patent No. 6,260,168 related to Bluetooth technologies. WiLAN will […]

Holiday Photo Contest from RIM and NerdBerry!! Enter for a Chance to Win One of Two BlackBerry Prize Packs!!!

  Here we are in December already… Where did the time go??? We here at NerdBerry want to celebrate the holidays in a HUGE way! Starting today and ending on December 23 we are going to be running a Holiday Photo Contest from RIM and NerdBerry!!! We have TWO BlackBerry prize packs up for grabs. The two […]

Emblm Battery Doors for the BlackBerry Bold 9900 Now Function With NFC!

  Mobile LinkI was thumbing through Facebook on my Berry a few minutes ago and saw a recent post from Emblm stating “Emblm has successfully tested NFC with the BlackBerry 9900. Customize your phone without sacrificing functionality!” So I reached out to Emblm’s CEO Pranav Sood and he informed me that Yes it works great […]

Mobilicity launches the BlackBerry Bold 9790

Mobilicity has launched the BlackBerry Bold 9790 for $299.99. Even though the BlackBerry Bold 9790 launched worldwide a year or so ago you can now pick it up if you are on Mobilicity! The BlackBerry Bold 9790 rockss a 2.45-inch touchscreen display (480×360 resolution) and of course the full QWERTY keyboard.

Links To Past Webcasts, Plus Upcoming Webcast Integrating Apps With BlackBerry Messenger On BlackBerry 10

Leave it to RIM to provide prior webcasts for developers to catch up on. Just a few of the links: NFC-related webcasts, specific webcast titles listed below: NFC overview (Native) NFC Tags BlackBerry® 10 NFC Tags BlackBerry® 7