BlackBerry Receives New U.S. Department of Defense Approval for BlackBerry Smartphones

Waterloo, ON – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ: BBRY; TSX: BB), a global leader in mobile communications, today announced that the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has approved the use of derived Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) credentials on BlackBerry® OS and BlackBerry® 10 smartphones. The approval further validates BlackBerry’s security capabilities and trusted mobile solutions that are […]

Work Wide updated to v1.3.1.4

Work Wide from Brian Scheirer has received a very nice update. Work Wide is specifically designed to allow for maximum productivity on your BlackBerry. Work Wide lets you have two built in “apps” side by side. Available apps are the following: Web Browser, SMS/MMS Text Messaging, Email Composer/Notepad, Calculator, Picture Viewer, Txt Viewer, and Blaq (Twitter). […]

U.K. Government Releases New BlackBerry Guidance

As if you needed more knowledge that BlackBerry’s security is superior to all other handset and software manufactures. The CESG or Communications and Electronics Security Group has released updated security guidelines for government agencies and various other secure organizations that are planing on using BlackBerry 10. BlackBerry just got another vote of confidence from a […]

Emberify turns one year old, apps go on sale for a week

Pune, India (July 22 nd , 2015) – Emberify turns one year old on 25th July, to celebrate this all apps are on a $1 sale on BlackBerry World. The sale is being run as a BlackBerry feature too. Emberify’s apps provide users better productivity with their context aware features. Apps on Sale: 1. Reminder […]

BlackBerry Acquiring AtHoc to Enable Secure Mass Communication and Collaboration

BlackBerry and AtHoc to connect communities, devices and organizations for real time communication WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – July 22, 2015) – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a global leader in secure mobile communications, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire AtHoc. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. AtHoc is a leading provider […]

BBM updated to v10.9.6.22 in BlackBerry World

BlackBerry has just started rolling out a brand new BBM update for BlackBerry 10. This update takes the version to 10.9.6.22 and is available in BlackBerry World. What’s New: Bug fixes Performance Improvements Let us know what you think about the update in the comments. Head on over to BlackBerry World for the update.

BlackBerry hosting Security Summit on Thursday, July 23, 2015

BlackBerry is hosting their annual Security Summit on Thursday, July 23, 2015,in New York. BlackBerry CEO and Executive Chairman, John Chen and Chief Operating Officer Marty Beard, Vice President of Product Management Tim Choi, Corporate Strategy Vice President Jeff Holleran, Chief Technology Officer, Secusmart, Christoph Erdmann, and more will be on hand during the event. […]

BlackBerry CEO John Chen continues the turnaround with more job cuts

BlackBerry CEO John Chen continues to check the budget during this tough turnaround he is faced with. During this turnaround some empolyees will be faced with layoffs as BlackBerry moves forward in tightening up their finances. In a statement, spokeswoman Kara Yi: “As BlackBerry moves into the next stage of its turnaround, we remain focused […]

Check out Cortana Beta for Android on your BlackBerry Passport

So I was surfing through my BBM Channels and came across an APK file for Cortana for Android, thanks to DigiSpun PIN:C003C22A3. I decided to load this leaked beta onto my BlackBerry Passport running 10.3.2.2339, to my surprise the file loaded and works great. If you are not familiar with Cortana here is a bit […]

9 New Voices in Battery Watch for BlackBerry 10

S4BB Limited has just launched an update of Battery Watch with 9 new voices. In collaboration with Charilaos Kalogirou, Battery Watch now comes with unique voice from FlyCraft’s Herbie and Mollie as well as Pop Corny. Get the NEW Battery Watch today! Completely re-designed and more beautiful than ever! Are you bored of the old-school […]

S4BB Limited Launches ViSS – Video Shrink ‘n Share

S4BB Limited has just launched ViSS – Video Shrink ‘n Share – on BlackBerry World. ViSS allows to select any video and it then shrinks it to a size that can be shared through BBM or WhatsApp. From now on, users don’t need to remember the maximum file size of videos they want to share […]

A look at the BlackBerry Classic from Reuben

Huge thanks to Reuben aka @jew4blackberry for sending this one in! I know, I know. It’s probably too late for a review like this but it must be done. The BlackBerry Classic has got to be one of my favorite BlackBerry’s to date. I thoroughly enjoyed playing around with it and it reminds me of […]

WhatsApp beta updated in the Beta Zone

WhatsApp has released a brand new beta into the BlackBerry Beta Zone. This update brings several fixes within the application and more. This update takes the version to 2.12.43.2 and can be downloaded right to your BlackBerry 10 device from within the Beta Zone app. What’s new? For users on OS 10.3.2, WhatsApp is now […]

BlackBerry Names Carl Wiese to Lead Global Sales

WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – July 13, 2015) – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB) today announced the appointment of Carl Wiese as President, Global Sales. Wiese will be responsible for driving BlackBerry’s go-to-market strategy and advancing the company’s global sales efforts to drive growth. Wiese joins BlackBerry from Cisco, where he spent more than a decade in senior leadership […]

BlackBerry announces new partnership with Google

BlackBerry has partnered with Google in a newly announced enterprise-focused partnership. Both BalckBerry and Google will work towards bringing BES12 device deployment the and new security features in Android 5.0 Lollipop. This will allow Lollipop increased mobile security, easier device management and deployment of enterprise apps for Android devices. New features are now available through […]

T-Mobile Adds 2.1 Million Customers in the Second Quarter 2015

BELLEVUE, Wash. – July 9 – T-Mobile US, Inc. (NYSE: TMUS) today provided a preliminary view of key customer results for the second quarter of 2015, once again demonstrating continued strong momentum and positive customer response to its Un-carrier moves. The Company generated 2.1 million total net customer additions, including over 1.0 million branded postpaid […]

BlackBerry Classic in Cobalt Blue Now Available In Hong Kong

New Limited Edition Variant Extends Colour Options to Hong Kong Users as They Choose the Right Colour to Suit Their Style Hong Kong – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ: BBRY; TSX: BB), a global leader in mobile communications, announced today the availability of the limited edition cobalt blue coloured BlackBerry®  Classic™ smartphone in Hong Kong. The cobalt blue […]

T-Mobile Introduces ‘Mobile without Borders’: Extends Coverage & Calling Across North America at No Extra Charge

Next in its series of Un-carrier Amped announcements, T-Mobile unveils a massive expansion of Simple Choice — adds calling, texting and 4G LTE data throughout Mexico & Canada Bellevue, Washington — July 9, 2015 — T-Mobile [NYSE: TMUS] has unveiled the latest in its Un-carrier Amped announcements—and this one’s going to make history. The company […]

BlackBerry Blend updates to v1.2

For a month or so BlackBerry Blend version 1.2 has been available for BlackBerry Beta Zone participants. Now BlackBerry has started rolling out v1.2.1.74 to the masses. This update is available for BlackBerry 10 Android and iOS.  As of right now the desktop version has not started rolling out as of yet, just give it […]

Add more fuel to the fire! BlackBerry registers an Android domain name

  With rumors swirling around that the BlackBerry ‘Venice’ is said to be rocking full on Android, BlackBerry adds even more fuel to the fire by registering an Android domain name. The new domain name that is now apart of BlackBerry is AndroidSecured.com and .net. BlackBerry used MarkMonitor, a corporate domain name registrar to register […]