Blackberrys in Canada Soon to Double as Credit Cards

Canadians may soon be able to pay for purchases with a quick tap of their smartphones after a major bank and the country’s largest wireless carrier struck a deal to embed credit card information on handsets equipped with a chip to transmit data.

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Rogers and CIBC launch “the future of mobile payments in Canada” for NFC enabled BlackBerry devices

Today Rogers and CIBC have announced the next step in making mobile payments the norm in Canada.  Both parties are referring to this new program as “the future of mobile payments in Canada.” and it will allow customers with NFC enabled BlackBerry devices to spend up to $50 at any contact-less kiosk.  Users will be able […]

NFC Enabled Devices Able To Process Payments With a Dead Battery?

There was some interesting information coming from the BlackBerry Dev Blog recently regarding NFC enabled devices and transaction processing.

QuickBerry Podcast Episode 15 Hosted By @BBSuperAbuser!

@BBSuperAbuser has brought us another exciting episode of the QuickBerry Podcast! @BBSuperAbuser is an  awesome theme developer from Pro Theme Designs (PTD) has set up a great podcast that give you the weekly BlackBerry headline roundup, from the most popular news sites around, with a little bit of fun, courtesy of the FuMP.com. Hit the […]

Video: A Look at NFC Running on the T-Mobile BlackBerry Bold 9900

I decided to throw a quick video together of NFC running on the T-Mobile BlackBerry Bold 9900 for the world to see. Please understand the video is a bit shaky as I did not have a camera stand while filming. Just the other day we let you know How to Enable NFC on the T-Mobile […]

How to Enable NFC on the T-Mobile Branded BlackBerry Bold 9900!!

When I bought my BlackBerry Bold 9900 on T-Mobile I was extremely disappointed  the T-Mobile had disabled the NFC feature on the device. As far as I can tell T-Mobile does not have any plans to enable NFC in the near future. NFC or Near Field Communication is a great feature to have on any […]

Official OS: BlackBerry Bold 9900 and Torch 9810 OS 7.1.0.267 from MTS

BlackBerry Handheld Software v7.1.0.921 (All Languages) Package Version: 7.1.0.921 Consisting of: Applications: 7.1.0.267 Software Platform: 5.1.0.230 File name: 9900jAllLang_PBr7.1.0_rel921_PL5.1.0.230_A7.1.0.267_MTS_Mobility.exe File size: 261.47MB Note: The Software Platform and Applications version numbers can be found under Options-About screen on the handheld.

Iris ID Systems Inc. Announces Interoperability Between Its IrisAccess Platform and NFC-Enabled BlackBerry Smartphones Equipped with HID Global`s iCLASS Digital Keys

CRANBURY, NJ. and IRVINE, Calif. – ISC West 2012 – Iris ID Systems Inc., formerly LG Electronics, Iris Technology Division, a leading provider of iris biometric technology, and HID Global, trusted leader in solutions for the delivery of secure identity, announced that the IrisAccess® platform iCAM7000 can be used with select NFC (Near Field Communications)-enabled […]

BlackBerry App World Updated to v3.1.2.20 in the BlackBerry Beta Zone – NFC Sharing

Yesterday we saw BBM Music updated in the BlackBerry Beta Zone today App World has been updated to v3.1.2.20 in the Beta Zone. Hit the break to learn more!

NFCShortcuts Now on Sale for Only $.99! Todaty ONLY!!!

NFCShortcuts by Fonware is now currently on sale for Only $.99! The application normal sells for $2.99 which still is not a bad price. NFC Shortcuts (aka NFCLauncher) is the first NFC app for BlackBerry that allows you to launch apps or shortcuts conveniently by tapping your BlackBerry® to a NFC tag.

The World’s Largest BlackBerry Only Social Network is Now Apart of NerdBerry!!

NerdBerry is extremely happy to announce that The World’s Largest BlackBerry Only Social Network is Now Apart of NerdBerry! BlackBerry Underground is 7000+ members strong and growing everyday. Over the next few weeks we will be making some tiny adjustments to BBU, but for the most part the site will remain the same. Besure to […]

New Visa Service Provides Secure “Over the Air” Provisioning of Mobile Payment Accounts

Global service transforms smartphones into Visa payment devices. “One-stop” solution enables financial institutions to wirelessly link Visa accounts with NFC-enabled devices Mobile World Congress 2012 BARCELONA, Spain–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) today announced a new service that provides financial institutions and mobile network operators with a one-stop solution to securely download payment account information to smartphones […]

Video: Like Stations at Mobile World Congress 2012!!

Be sure and check out the BlackBerry Like stations at MWC 2012! Visitors coming to say hello to BlackBerry at our Mobile World Congress stand will have the chance to engage with us like never before…via NFC! If you don’t have an NFC enabled device, you can still share content through RFID by heading to […]

FEMA Has Released Apps for BlackBerry Smartphones & BlackBerry PlayBook

FEMA, the US Federal Emergency Management Agency has released applications for both BlackBerry smartphones and PlayBook. The FEMA App contains preparedness information for different types of disasters, an interactive checklist for emergency kits, a section to plan emergency meeting locations, information on how to stay safe and recover after a disaster, a map with FEMA […]

Mobile Payments for Small Business with BlackBerry & eMerit

See how small businesses can easily use a BlackBerry smartphone to take chip & pin credit and debit card payments from customers. The solution is simple, secure, easy to use and highly cost effective.

How To: Transfer files with NFC with your BlackBerry 7.1 OS Smartphone

With the release of BlackBerry 7.1 OS included the introduction of BlackBerryTag which is designed to offer the capability of sending and receiving files. Here’s a quick overview of how to do this using NFC on a BlackBerry 7.1 OS smartphone.

Official OS:BlackBerry Torch 9860 OS 7.1.0.190 from A1 Telekom Austria

A1 Telekom Austria has released OS 7.1.0.190 for the BlackBerry Torch 9860! OS 7.1 includes the much anticipated mobile hot spot as well as NFC capability (providing A1 has enabled it).

Turkcell and RIM Launch NFC Mobile Wallet for BlackBerry Bold 9900 Customers in Turkey

First commercially available NFC-based mobile payments for BlackBerry smartphones via MasterCard PayPass™ Waterloo, ON and Istanbul, Turkey – Turkcell and Research In Motion (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today announced the commercial availability of an NFC mobile wallet application, the Turkcell Cep-T Cüzdan, for BlackBerry® Bold™ 9900 smartphone customers in Turkey.

CHARGE Anywhere Announces Mobile Payment audio jack card reader for BlackBerry Smartphones

With the rise and popularity and usage of smartphones and tablets a move, of mobile payments on the go with speed and simplicity make sense in fast track of mobile payments and transactions. CHARGE Anywhere has is releasing their Audio Jack Magnetic Card Reader that allows users to securely process payments in real-time, capture signatures, invoice […]

Rim outlines all the features of BlackBerry Tag on BlackBerry OS 7.1

I remember way back to August when I went to the BB7 Fan Night in Toronto and got some hands on time with all the new BlackBerry 7 devices at the time.  One of the big features that was shown off at the event was the inclusion of NFC into certain models, such as the […]