Coming soon: BBM Protected License for $30 per year

Everyone at one point or another has asked what BlackBerry could do to monetize BBM and make more money, well the first think BlackBerry did was introduce sponsored BBM Channels, where companies like Coke and Disney could pay for advertising spots, then BlackBerry brought out the BBM Shop where you can buy stickers for BBM. […]

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Down Tube v1.5 now available on BlackBerry World

S4BB Limited has just released the final version of Down Tube 1.5 on BlackBerry World. This new update release comes with neat browser integration, preload queuing, multi-threaded preloading, video fast forward and rewind as well as an user interface refresh. The update is free for existing customers. Down Tube is the perfect application for anyone […]

PlexIt the first native Plex app now available for BlackBerry 10

Our good friend Tony Cresswell just let us know about his brand new application that he has released into BlackBerry World, PlexIt. PlexIt is the first native Plex application for BlackBerry 10 that we have seen so far. Please note that youo will need to have Plex media server installed for the application to run. […]

Evernote for BlackBerry 10 updated again

Evernote has just rolled out a brand new update to version 5.3.1.469, This update is currently available in BlackBerry World and brings fixes for a problem with dark theming. Seems as the dark theme option may have been removed. Head on over to BlackBerry World and download /update.

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 4.4.0.9. Be sure to check out the known issue listed below. What’s new in version 4.4.0.9? Updated ability to upload multiple photos via the photo publisher on Newsfeed, up to 10 photos at a time Known […]

Get $150 off your Verizon bill when you pick up a new BlackBerry 10 device

Verizon has just set up one great deal for those of you that are looking to pick up a brand new BlackBerry 10 device! If you pick up the BlackBerry Z10 , BlackBerry Q10 and or BlackBerry Z30, Verizon is offering a $150 bill credit when you activate a new BlackBerry 10 device. This offer […]

New image show that the Passport is thinner the the Q10

As we draw closer to the BlackBerry Passport launch we are starting to see more and more of the Passport in all of it’s glory. Thanks to @seb997 we now have images that show the BlackBerry Passport next to a Q10, Z10 and iPhone. Check out the images below and let us know what you […]

BlackBerry 10 WiFi File Sharing Vulnerability Located

Just the other day we let you know about a vulnerability found on BlackBerry thanks to OMA-DM exploit, today we are now seeing a new vulnerability. According to the BlackBerry Knowledge Base: “This advisory addresses a file sharing authentication bypass vulnerability that is not currently being exploited but affects BlackBerry® Z10, BlackBerry® Z30, BlackBerry® Q10, […]

BlackBerry Wins Gold in Best in Biz Awards 2014 International

WATERLOO, CANADA–(Marketwired – Aug. 13, 2014) – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a global leader in mobile communications, announced today that the BlackBerry(R) Z30 smartphone has been named the gold winner in the Consumer Product of the Year category in Best in Biz Awards 2014 International, the only independent business awards program judged by members of the […]

BlackBerry Classics Internals Exposed by Geekbench Scores

While it is no secret that the BlackBerry Passport is getting all the love, we can not forget the BlackBerry Classic will be one of the new BlackBerry QWERTY devices to be released very soon. And it looks as if the BlackBerry Classic is getting closer to its release date as testing for the BlackBerry Classic […]

BBM for BlackBerry updated to v10.3.43.9

BlackBerry has just started rolling out an update to BBM for BlackBerry 10. This update takes the version to 10.3.43.9 and is currently available in BlackBerry World! This update is very similar to the update we just recently saw for iOS devices. The update brings a newly redesigned ‘Invite’ screen where you can quickly and […]

BBM Protected now available for Balance enabled devices

BlackBerry just let us know that they have expanded their roll out of BBM Protected for Balance enabled devices! In a recent article from the BlackBerry Biz Blog, Jeff Gadway let us know; Today we started phase 2 of the BBM Protected roll out, adding support for BlackBerry devices using Balance technology. This step allows […]

Vodafone Germany looks to be preparing for the BlackBerry Passport

While it’s been quite on what carrier will carry the BlackBerry Passport who might be offering the BlackBerry Passport, it’s looking as though Vodafone Germany is among the first to break the silence on the matter. Over at the Vodafone Germany forums, when questioned whether or not the carrier would eventually be offering the Passport, […]

Video renderings show off the BlackBerry Passport in white and black

Thanks to Humster3D we now have two video renderings that show us both the white and black BlackBerry Passports. In the videos below you can get a feel for both devices it may make you a bit dizzy from all of the spinning, but it is worth a view to see both the white and […]

ReFocus Tech updates ARKick to v2.0

  ReFocus Tech has released an update to their popular Augmented reality application for BlackBerry 10. This update takes the version to 2.0 and comes with a brand new feature called “Virtual Locations”. Virtual Locations lets you enter a time, date and place and the application will show places with that context. What’s new? Improved […]

BaSA-Battery and System Analyzer Updated – 1000 copies of ClipMan up for grabs!

BaSA, known as the Battery and System Analyzer has been updated and this time include a major list of goodies to make the application even better. If you don’t know BaSA is an all in one system analyzer for your BlackBerry 10 device that checks your battery; level, temperature, and power. Your CPU load, memory […]

Jeff Ait joins BlackBerry as VP and Head of US Public Sector

Jeff Ait formally Director Public Sector – Americas at Good Technology, has just join #Team BlackBerry as the Vice President and Head of US Public Sector! Mr. Ait’s duties  include overseeing the Federal as well as State and Local Government and Education business. Ait brings extensive experience in the government sector to BlackBerry and will […]

Alleged Vulnerability found on BlackBerry thanks to OMA-DM Exploit??

Over the years we have seen many devices get rooted and ‘hack’ hell I have rooted my own devices just for fun! News is now coming out the during last weeks BlackHat 2014 conference held in Las Vegas that iOS, Android and even BlackBerry devices are vulnerable to “the mechanisms used to update smartphone operating […]

BBM for iOS updated to version 2.3.0.12

BlackBerry has started rolling out a brand new update to BBM for iOS. This update takes the version to 2.3.0.12 and is currently available in iTunes for free. The updated to version 2.3.0.12 brings the following: A newly redesigned ‘Add Contacts’ screen where you can quickly and easily Add new contacts to BBM by PIN, […]

Miss the BlackBerry Security Summit in NYC? Check out the recap here!

If you happened to miss attending the BlackBerry Security Summit in NYC, you are in luck. BlackBerry has published the above video on their YouTube channel to recap the event. Here is what BlackBerry had to say about it below: BlackBerry executives John Chen, Dan Dodge, John Sims, Charles Eagan, industry analysts and customers gathered […]