BlackBerry Supports Bluetooth Smart Ready to Drive M2M Application Development

Opportunities for developers expand on secure BlackBerry 10 platform WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – July 22, 2013) – BlackBerry® (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB) and the Bluetooth SIG today jointly announced native support in BlackBerry® 10 for Bluetooth® Smart Ready, a key enabler of seamless connectivity between Bluetooth Smart devices. Tightly integrated into the BlackBerry 10 platform, developers can now easily […]

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AT&T Customers Can Get a New Smartphone or Tablet Every Year With No Down Payment With “AT&T Next”

No Down Payment, No Upgrade or Activation Fees, and All On The Nation’s Fastest 4G LTE Network AT&T 4G LTE Now Covers More than 225 Million People Dallas, Texas, July 16, 2013 – Today, AT&T* introduces what’s next in wireless. Beginning nationwide on July 26, consumers can get a new AT&T smartphone or tablet every […]

Indonesian Goverment Proposing Fine for BBM Outages.

Indonesia is contemplating accessing a 10 cent per user fine to BlackBerry for any and all future BBM outages if the service cannot be restored in 4 hours or less.  If that fine comes to be that shakes out to about 1.5 million USD for each incident.  15 Million subscribers in Indonesia can be a […]

Sprint Launches Unlimited Guarantee and New Unlimited, My Way Plan

Sprint the Only National Carrier to Guarantee Unlimited Talk – All Calls to Wireline and Mobile Phones – Text and Data for Life OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), July 11, 2013 – Sprint (NYSE: S), the long-time leader in offering unlimited wireless services, is launching The Sprint Unlimited GuaranteeSM. The Sprint Unlimited Guarantee guarantees customers […]

Ten Best BlackBerry Development Companies in Canada

The independent authority on web design and development in Canada, bestwebdesignagencies.com, has named the ten best Blackberry development companies for July 2013. Ten Best Blackberry Development Companies in Canada Named by bestwebdesignagencies.com for July 2013 (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 – The independent authority on web design and development in Canada, bestwebdesignagencies.com, has released their list […]

India Government Granted Intercept Authority on BIS Server.

Economic Times recently dropped an article that outlines the authority that BlackBerry has granted to the Indian government regarding the BlackBerry Internet Service or BIS.  The report states that India has the access to 10 different telecom service providers when it comes to the intercept authority but it is limited to soly the BIS. The […]

T-Mobile Announces Boldest Moves Yet as America’s Un-carrier

- Unveils JUMP!(TM) – a groundbreaking approach to more frequent phone upgrades – Rapidly expands 4G LTE network to cover 157 million people in 116 metro areas – Launches four-line family plan for $100 per month NEW YORK – July 10, 2013 – T-Mobile US, Inc. (NYSE: TMUS) isn’t resting after turning the industry upside […]

BlackBerry Charts New Course by Officially Adopting Its Iconic Brand Name

Announces Election Results for the Company’s Board of Directors WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – July 10, 2013) – BlackBerry(R) (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB) announced today that the Company’s shareholders have approved a special resolution to change the Company’s name from Research In Motion Limited to BlackBerry Limited at the Company’s annual and special meeting of shareholders held on July 9, […]

RIM LTD officially renamed to BlackBerry LTD

Way back in January at the BlackBerry 1 launch event that was held across the world Research In Motion relabeled the company to BlackBerry. The stock symbol RIM said good bye and BBRY was born, This name changed could not be official until there was a vote on the change at the AGM. Well that […]

FCC Approves SoftBank’s Investment in Sprint and Sprint’s Acquisition of Clearwire

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., BELLEVUE, Wash. & TOKYO (BUSINESS WIRE), July 05, 2013 – The Federal Communications Commission announced today that it has voted unanimously to approve the applications filed by SoftBank (TSE: 9984), Sprint (NYSE: S) and Clearwire (NASDAQ: CLWR) related to their transactions announced last year. This decision completes all Federal government reviews of […]

New Loyalty Program for Rogers Customers

Rogers has recently announced a new loyalty program called the “First Rewards” program for their subscribers.  The program is aimed at the subscribers that utilize Rogers services and awards those users with points that can be traded for additional goodies from Rogers.  There are different tiers that are associated with the program.  Silver tier members […]

Happy Canada Day form @NerdBerry

Nerdberry wanted to take a few minutes today and wish a happy Canada Day to all of our Canadian friends that are oot and oboot (out and about) celebrating today. Especially two of our editors B-ren and Nerdberry_Kim.  Now everyone can return to the celebration and have a Molson for me.

Mobile Innovations Revs Up for 108th CACP Conference by Bringing Android, Nuance and BlackBerry Together With An In-Vehicle Office for Ford Interceptor

Mobile Innovations President Gary Bauer announced new MPA in-vehicle office with BB10, Nuance and Google Nexus 10 Android tablet, to be demoed live in a Ford Interceptor at the BlackBerry Booth during the 108th Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP) Conference in Winnipeg, August 17th to 21st, 2013.The Nexus 10 acts as heads-up display […]

BlackBerry Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2014 Results

WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – June 28, 2013) – Research In Motion Limited (doing business as BlackBerry®) (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a world leader in the mobile communications market, today reported first quarter results for the three months ended June 1, 2013 (all figures in U.S. dollars and U.S. GAAP, except where otherwise indicated). Q1 Highlights: Revenue $3.1 billion, up […]

New Research Finds BlackBerry Users Have More “Security Savvy”

Over 130 million* U.S. adults are putting their mobile data at risk Latest SellCell.com Study Reveals BlackBerry Users Are The Most Savvy When It Comes To Smartphone Security NEW YORK, JUNE 26, 2013 – SellCell.com, the leading cell and smartphone recycling price comparison site in the US, today released its latest study revealing  that over […]

Comwave announces a new ePhone App for BlackBerry 10 Smartphones

TORONTO, June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Today Comwave launched a new version of ePhone for BlackBerry® 10 smartphones, which is part of a series of Comwave Apps intended to compete with other Telephony and VoIP apps available internationally. ePhone is different than many VoIP Apps, because the App includes a built-in telephone number that users can choose, […]

Jim Balsillie Starts A New Job As Chair Of SDTC

Former co CEO of RIM, Jim Balsillie is starting a new career. His position isn’t as high as at RIM but it comes with a lot of responsibilities. SDTC (Sustainable Development Technology Canada) has made Jim its Chair of its Board of Directors. This will be a position he will hold for 5 years. What […]

Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Teams up with BlackBerry

TORONTO – June 25, 2013 – Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment (MLSE) announced today that BlackBerry® will be the Official Mobile Computing Partner of the Toronto Maple Leafs (NHL), Toronto Raptors (NBA) and Toronto Marlies (AHL). Through the marketing relationship, the iconic BlackBerry brand will be featured prominently in and around Air Canada Centre, and […]

BlackBerry Q5 available for Purchase Without SIM in UK.

The Q5 has been the topic of discussion for quite some time for followers of BlackBerry.  Most people had heard that the Q5 would be released in the UK without a SIM on July 1st.  Looks like that launch timeline was slightly off considering they are available now at unlocked-mobiles.com .  The price point for the […]

Sprint Shareholders Overwhelmingly Approve Merger Agreement with SoftBank

VERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), June 25, 2013 – Sprint Nextel Corporation (“Sprint”) (NYSE: S) shareholders voted today to approve and adopt the previously announced merger agreement providing for a substantial investment by SoftBank Corp. (“SoftBank”) (TSE: 9984). Sprint shareholders overwhelmingly approved the deal, with approximately 98 percent of the votes cast at today’s special […]