Interview: John Sims and CEO of Movirtu Disclose More on BlackBerry’s Acquisition

Just yesterday BlackBerry announced that they had acquired Movirtu to Improve Adoption of BYOD and COPE. After the announcement came Inside BlackBerry sat down with BlackBerry’s Enterprise President John Sims and Movirtu’s CEO Carsten Brinkschulte to talk about what this acquisition means for both companies. Check out the interview below and let us know what […]

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BlackBerry Passport in the lead for the ‘Most Exciting New Smartphone’ Poll

With the launch of the BlackBerry Passport rapidly approaching the good folks over at The Verge have put together a nice poll to find out “Who has the most exciting new smartphone this month?” Currently the BlackBerry Passport is in the lead with about 10977 votes! Vlad Savov from The Verge says, “we’re only a […]

BlackBerry Classic TrackPad will not light up?

With information on the BlackBerry Classic rolling out a new image has surfaced thanks to @DHabkirk that shows off the BlackBerry Classic’s trackpad not illuminating. As you will see in the image below the BlackBerry Classic’s famed trackpad is dark… Check out the image below and let us know your thoughts in the comments.  

Updating your iPhone to iOS8? Know it is BES10 and Secure Work Space Compatible

Just because the competition has announced a new iPhone, with not so impressive specs, rest assured that it will  however be compatible with the new BES10 as well as Secure Work Space in the BYOD and MDM solutions for your multi-platform mobility management provider, BlackBerry is committed to ensuring that enterprises can manage devices of all kinds and […]

BlackBerry Porsche Design P’9983 lands at the FCC

With the official unveiling of the BlackBerry Porsche Design P’9983 coming up fast, the P’9983 has just landed at the FCC for final testing before the release. The FCC filling does not tell us much information other then the types of Radio band the device will support, so we will still have to wait for September […]

Care Bears and Liselle BBM Stickers now available

If you are an 80’s baby like myself you already know who the Care Bears are, American Greetings has just released a Care Bears sticker pack into the BBM store for just $1.99. Along with the Care Bears sticker pack Liselle from Lisa Lee has landed in the BBM Store as well. Liselle sticker pack […]

BlackBerry makes an appearance in popular Xbox One game Forza 5

My son is into video games and he knows just how much I love BlackBerry so when he was playing Forza 5 he stopped me in my tracks and told me “Dad you need to check this out”! He pulled up the Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula 1 car in Forza 5 and BOOM there is the […]

Audi Virtual Cockpit powered by QNX, wins CTIA ‘2014 Hot for the Holidays’ award

During CTIA Super Mobility Week in Las Vegas at the Sands Expo and Convention Center this week QNX is bring another victory home! This victory is thanks to the brand new Audi Virtual Cockpit that actually runs QNX. The Audi Virtual Cockpit has won 2014 CTIA Hot for the Holidays awards by coming in first! […]

Facebook for BBOS Devices updated in the Beta Zone

BlackBerry has released Facebook for legacy BlackBerry devices in the BlackBerry Beta Zone. This update takes the version to 4.4.0.11. Be sure to check out the known issue listed below. New Features Available: Multiple Photo Upload (photos now in chronological order) Ability to Edit/Delete status Multiple Bug Fixes  Known Issues User is not able to […]

iPhone 6 gets compared to the BlackBerry Bold 9700

It is not often someone does a video comparison of a newly announced device next to a five year old device. The folks of at National Post have done just that, taking the iPhone 6 and comparing it to the BlackBerry Bold 9700. The video will make you laugh a bit especially if you have […]

BlackBerry is internally testing BBM for wearables

In the past few months we have been seeing a ton of wearable from smart watches to fitness bands and more. More recently we have seen the Apple Watch, The Apple Watch is Apple’s first attempt at a wearable device, BlackBerry on the other hand has no plans on entering this arena. With that being […]

BlackBerry Acquires Movirtu to Improve Adoption of BYOD and COPE

New solution enables “split billing” for iOS, Android and BlackBerry WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Sept. 11, 2014) – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a global leader in mobile communications, announced today that it has acquired Movirtu, a provider of virtual identity solutions for mobile operators that allows multiple numbers to be active on a single device. This improves […]

Blockr a Call Blocker App for BlackBerry 10 Gets Updated

Miciniti has just release a great update to the application for BlackBerry 10 Blockr. Blockr is a call blocking application that seems to be the best one I have used yet. A simple and easy to use headless calls blocker and texts blocker with blacklist, whitelist and block logs. Check out the features and change […]

Use your Starbucks card on your BlackBerry 10 device with Coffee Companion

My good friend Tony Cresswell just let us know about his newest application for BlackBerry 10, Coffee Companion. Coffee Companion helps you to store your Starbucks card barcode in your phone and use it at any Starbucks location. Check out the full application description below and let us know what you think about the app […]

S4BB is giving away 10,000 copies of Task Master for BlackBerry 10

S4BB Limited just let me know that they are currently offering 10,000 FREE copies of Task Master for BlackBerry 10! Check out what S4BB had to say below. To promote our app Task Master, our BBM Channel as well as BBM itself and its channels we are giving away 10,000 free copies of Task Master […]

BlackBerry Porsche Design P’9983 launch event set for Sept. 17th

It seems as though BlackBerry has set up another launch on the 17th of September. We already know that the BlackBerry Passport will launch on the 24th, but this one on the 17th will be for the BlackBerry Porsche Design P’9983! Special invitations have been sent out to several people inviting them to an event […]

Happy Birthday @k_Mart_ !!!!

  Over the last few years we have had several writers come and go, but Kendrick has been here through thick and thin. So it is our pleasure to wish him a very HAPPY BIRTHDAY! Now we will not say just how old Kendrick is, but rest assure he is in his 50’s… Hahaha! Just […]

BlackBerry Beta Zone gets a small update

BlackBerry has just rolled out a small update to their BlackBerry Beta Zone application. As I said this updated a small one and you can check out the full change log below. What’s new?   Fix for ‘programs’ tab icon Performance improvements Head on over to the BlackBerry Beta Zone

In-House Industrial Design, Built by Foxconn the BlackBerry Z3

Donny Halliwell from Inside BlackBerry Blog recently sat down with Brian Paschke to talk about the in-house industrial design of the BlackBerry Z3 built by Foxconn. Yes, that is right designers from BlackBerry developed the BlackBerry Z3 into what it is known as today a cost effective power house! Below is a very interesting article […]

Pricing for the BlackBerry Passport revealed along with launch timeframe???

BlackBerry has set up the “See the Bigger Picture” launch event for the BlackBerry Passport on September 24th, now reports are coming out that the BlackBerry Passport will run around $750-$800USD. With that said European pricing is said to be €649-699 and and thanks to Qatar’s mega mobile store StarLink leak the BlackBerry Passport will […]