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 […]

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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 […]

BlackBerry Secures iOS and Android in the Enterprise Without Sacrificing the User Experience

Secure Work Space separates work and personal apps and data on iOS and Android devices WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – June 25, 2013) – BlackBerry® (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB) today announced the availability of a new security solution that separates work and personal apps and data on iOS® and Android™ devices. Secure Work Space for iOS and Android is a […]

CBC News App Achieves Built for BlackBerry Status

When BB10 was released many apps started to carry the Built for BlackBerry mark, which gives devs great incentives but also tells consumers that these applications were designed specifically for BlackBerry and are not android ports. It also must follow stringent guidelines regarding the build/code and various other aspects to be able to earn this […]

Instagram Gets Video Features on June 20th.

Techcrunch is stating that Facebook plans to add Vine-esque vidoe cability in Instagram.  Looks like the video could be anywhere between 5-10 seconds.  For most BlackBerry users this news really doesn’t do anything for us but if you have a BB10 device you can sideload the android app on your berry and be able to […]

AT&T Launching the BlackBerry Q10 on 6/21 for $199.99 + $100 off if you trade in old phone!

The BlackBerry Q10 smartphone will arrive in AT&T stores and online on June 21 for $199.99 with a two-year agreement.  For a limited time, consumers who trade in their current smartphone to AT&T will be eligible to receive at least $100 off the purchase of a new smartphone, including the BlackBerry Q10. “AT&T is pleased […]

BlackBerry Issues Security Advisory for a Critical Bug within BlackBerry Protect on the BlackBerry Z10

Well it is not everyday BlackBerry issues a Security Advisory, so when we saw this one pop up we thought it was interesting. This critical bug is not with the hardware or the OS itself it has to do with BlackBerry Protect. According to ArsTechnica, “A malicious application could take advantage of weak permission controls […]

Migration of MetroPCS Customers to Nationwide 4G HSPA+ and LTE Network Ahead of Schedule

Migration of MetroPCS Customers to Nationwide 4G HSPA+ and LTE Network Ahead of Schedule   First devices connecting to 4G HSPA+ and LTE network become available for MetroPCS customers, offering a consistently outstanding wireless experience BELLEVUE, Wash. – June 14, 2013 – Just six weeks after completing the combination of T-Mobile USA and MetroPCS, T-Mobile US, […]

Viva Movil Offers BlackBerry Q10 for $99.

Viva Movil just tweeted that they are offering the new Q1o for $99 with a new two year contract. Viva Movil was launched by Jennifer Lopez in collaboration with Brightstar, and Moorehead Communications who happens to be a Verizon Retailer, so you might be able to access the deal on Verizon’s network. If you are […]

My Verizon Mobile Update Available in BlackBerry World

Verizon recently updated their mobile app which allows you to check your data usage, make changes to your plan, pay the bill, and add/delete features from the phone.  There is not a change log available to see what the exact changes are to the app but we assume that it was updated for the new […]

BES 10.1 Launched as Cloud Service

BES 10.1 was announced last month at BlackBerry World, and showed a huge amount of new features.  The new Enterprise Service is being tested as a cloud based service to test viability and along with multiple businesses.  We have seen cloud based options from BlackBerry in the past with the Office 365 integration. As we […]

BlackBerry Q10 & Z10 Unlock Codes Now On Sale For Only $30!!!

Unleash the power of your BlackBerry Q10/Z10 by unlocking it and being able to use it on just about any GSM carrier you’re heart desires! Our unlock codes are generated so that you have no problems what so ever with them. The entire process takes about 60 seconds to order your unlock from us. We […]

BlackBerry Enterprise Developer Expert Certification Introduced

BlackBerry announced a program called the BlackBerry Certified Builder, which was aimed towards developers and allows developers to be certified once they pass the program.  In addition to this program BlackBerry announced an additional program called the BlackBerry Enterprise Developer Expert.  This new exam will prove that you have the upper echelon of knowledge when […]

Most Expensive BlackBerry Ever Made now available

There have been various special edition BlackBerry handsets made over the course of time.  The most expensive BlackBerry has just been released.  This is a custom one off piece that make the owner part of a very exclusive club.  The gold plated diamond encrusted BlackBerry Porsche will set you back £69,000 ($105,000USD) or £119,000($181,000USD) if […]

Q10 will Arrive in India Today

Today is a good day in India.  Today is the day that India gets the Q10.  Most people have spent thier time discussing the US launch of the Q10 but BlackBerry’s presence around the globe means that there will be global launches that will garner attention as well.  Today one of the larger global markets […]