BlackBerry Unveils New Flagship BlackBerry 10 Smartphone Designed to Deliver the Full Classic QWERTY Experience

BlackBerry Q20 to Feature the Familiar ‘Menu’, ‘Back’, ‘Send’ and ‘End’ Buttons and the Integrated Trackpad   BARCELONA, SPAIN–(Marketwired – Feb. 25, 2014) – Mobile World Congress 2014 – Embodying feedback from its millions of passionate QWERTY customers around the world, BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a global leader in mobile communications, today unveiled a new flagship […]

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BlackBerry to Launch eBBM Suite for Enterprise Customers

First Solution, BBM Protected, will Provide Secure, Enterprise-Class Mobile Messaging for Regulated Industries BARCELONA, SPAIN–(Marketwired – Feb. 25, 2014) – Mobile World Congress 2014 – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a global leader in mobile communications, today announced the eBBM™ Suite, a new family of products and services that work with BlackBerry® smartphones and the BlackBerry enterprise […]

BlackBerry Introduces BES12 as the New Foundation for Enterprise Mobility

- New BES10 pricing made easier with two tiers, Silver and Gold – New promotional program allows customers to deploy BES10 at no cost – New ecosystem of enterprise applications BARCELONA, SPAIN–(Marketwired – Feb. 25, 2014) – Mobile World Congress 2014 – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a world leader in mobile communications, unveiled plans for BlackBerry® […]

BlackBerry Forges Ahead with Introduction of New Products and Services

  Company Underscores Strategy with Renewed Focus on Core Strengths in Security, Productivity, Communications and Collaboration   BARCELONA, SPAIN–(Marketwired – Feb. 25, 2014) – Mobile World Congress 2014 – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a world leader in mobile communications, today announced new enterprise solutions, partnerships and smartphone models to enable enterprises and individuals to maximize their […]

New App Vetting Logos heading to BlackBerry World

BlackBerry has announce today via their Inside BlackBerry Business Blog, that they will be adding “BlackBerry’s multi-layered approach for vetting apps. These logos will highlight apps that have been scanned by BlackBerry Guardian, our internal, proprietary app analysis program and Trend Micro’s Mobile App Reputation technology. In order to provide a stringent level of protection […]

All EA Games are Free Until February 28th!

BlackBerry announced today that all of EA’s Games for BlackBerry 10 would be free now until February 28th.  The selection will vary by your device as well as your area.  If you are interested in downloading these games you can go do BlackBerry World and download them free of charge.

Typo Products Requesting Case Dismissal Against BlackBerry

Typo Products is being sued by BlackBerry for their iPhone keyboard that bears a striking resemblance to the keyboard that BlackBerry has developed for their smartphones.  Typo was is in front of the Federal Court speaking to the judge presiding over the case requesting that they dismiss the case on the grounds that the patents […]

BlackBerry’s Response to T-Mobile’s Anti-BlackBerry Campaign

BlackBerry CEO John Chen has stepped out and addressed the so called promotion that T-Mobile was offering BlackBerry customers on their network. If you are not sure what we are referring to, T-Mobile sent out an invitation to current BlackBerry customers on their network to “upgrade to it iShit”. With this sitting in our faces […]

Verizon Offers Customers “MORE Everything”

The country’s leading wireless carrier introduces new plans to give customers more data, cloud storage and options without increasing prices.  GREENVILLE, S.C. —Verizon Wireless has boosted the value of its data plans. The company announced that starting today, its Share Everything wireless plans transition to MORE Everything plans, a new option that increases data allowances, […]

BBM Voice and BBM Channels Now Available for Android and iPhone Customers

New features also include simple file and photo sharing, location sharing, over 100 new emoticons and Dropbox integration for iPhone, Android and BlackBerry Smartphones WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Feb. 13, 2014) – A new version of BBM(TM) will be available later today for Android(TM), iPhone and BlackBerry(R) (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB) customers, giving them lots of exciting new features. […]

Rovio’s Angry Birds Stella is about to shake things up

Stella and her friends open up an exciting new world to expand the fun and adventurous Angry Birds universe. Espoo, Finland — February 13th – Get ready for something new in the Angry Birds universe! Meet Stella and her friends, a group of feisty characters with a shared love for fun, adventure and creativity. The […]

BlackBerry Maps for BB10 updated for Stability and Performance Enhancements

BlackBerry just released a new update for BlackBerry Maps.  The newest version (v 10.2.1.778) of Maps was released to fix a few issues that were centered around Performance and Stability issues in the app. You can head over to BlackBerry World to download the update if you would like.

Vote for your favorite QNX Software Systems CES Car!

If you have been following the QNX blog you already know that leading up to CES 2014 they were showing off the CES Cars of Fame series. Well we were just informed that the QNX blog is holding a poll and letting QNX fans, readers and everyone in between vote for their favorite QNX concept […]

BlackBerry teams up with ValueLabs for R&D

In an article published today, BlackBerry has teamed up with ValueLabs. ValueLabs, a Hyderabad-based testing tools company, for assistance in research and development (R&D). In the release below “The team for BlackBerry work would be set up at ValueLabs’ new facility in the second phase of Hi-Tec City. “The team of 200 professional staff will […]

Official Statement from BlackBerry on thier ties to CIBC and TELUS mobile payments

Earlier today we had a source let us know that BlackBerry’s network was behind CIBC and TELUS mobile payments, we reached out to BlackBerry for comment on this. BlackBerry issued the below statement letting us know “in fact, BlackBerry does operate the infrastructure that enables the secure over-the-air provisioning of credentials (e.g. credit card) into […]

Marty Mallick: BlackBerry’s New VP of Global Alliances and Ecosystems

And the ranks continue to change at BlackBerry, all for the better! At the end of last month we saw Alec Saunders position at BlackBerry change to Vice President of the new QNX Cloud division. Now we see Marty Mallick take on a new role at BlackBerry. BlackBerry’s New VP of Global Alliances and Ecosystems! […]

Is BlackBerry’s network behind CIBC & TELUS mobile payments???

I had just finished publishing the press release on CIBC and TELUS launch mobile payments, when I received a message from one of our long time sources. This message stated that CIBC and TELUS’s new mobile payments platform was being run over BlackBerry’s secure network. Now keep in mind the press release never stated this […]

Help bring the BlackBerry Z30 to T-Mobile! Sign this petition!! CC: @JohnLegere

Over the years I have had this love hate relationship with T-Mobile (I have been with them since 2002), so now you see why I have a love hate relationship with them at this point.Anyways let me get off my soap box and get on to the point. The point is currently Verizon holds an […]

CIBC and TELUS launch mobile payments

Canadians will now be able to conveniently pay for coffee, groceries and more with the CIBC Mobile Payment App on their TELUS smartphone TORONTO, Feb. 4, 2014 /CNW/ – CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) and TELUS today announced the launch of the CIBC Mobile Payment App to TELUS mobile devices with Near-Field Communications (NFC) capability, […]

Snap2Chat Beta For BlackBerry Updated

Those of you who are SnapChat user know of the 3rd party app known as Snap2Chat that is available for BlackBerry.  The app recently got an update to the Beta, which added some new features to the program that are very slick. The new features are: Video Recorder (You can now happily send videos) Video […]