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 […]

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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 […]

@BlackBerry 10 Turns One! #BB10Birthday

One year ago today we had reporters at the Toronto, Canada and New York City launch events. The excitement for BlackBerry 10 that day was completely amazing. Our team of reporters were on their toes every waking moment and we had a blast doing it. Over the past year we have seen BlackBerry 10 grow […]

Happy New Year from @NerdBerry!

We want to wish you a safe and prosperous New Year! We also wanted to wish you good luck with all of the New Year resolutions that are now in front of many of us. We look forward to an amazing 2014!

The @NerdBerry Holiday Photo Contest Winners Announced!!!

We wanted to take some time and thank everyone that entered our Holiday Photo Contest from NerdBerry for a chance to win a BlackBerry Z30 & more!! We also wanted to thank you for your understanding of our technical glitch we had with our email system. Since this time of year is about family I […]

Merry Christmas from the @NerdBerry Team!

Christmas is finally upon us!! We here at NerdBerry wanted to take a minute to wish each and everyone of you a Very BERRY Christmas! If you are staying at home or traveling to grandma’s house remember to keep your BlackBerry close and your family closer! Be sure to track Santa (thanks to NORAD) here: […]

Holiday Photo Contest Reminder!! Enter for a chance to win a BlackBerry Z30 & more!!

This is just a reminder to those of you that have entered the Holiday Photo Contest from NerdBerry for a chance to win a BlackBerry Z30 & more!! You must have your photos submitted to us by 11:59 PM tonight December 23rd to be entered into our contest. If you have not entered you can […]

No BlackBerry Live 2014 Conference

BlackBerry has done something that we as a community wished would never happen… They have canelled BlackBerry Live 2014 and opted for smaller conferences. Check out the info below and let us know what you think in the comments. BlackBerry events have always been purpose-driven, designed to help get your hands on new products, get familiar […]

BlackBerry’s First Foxconn-built device is codenamed “Jakarta”

Well this day just keeps getting more interesting the first Foxconn BlackBerry 10 device will be codenamed “Jakarta” and said to be a low cost alternative offering just 3G, running BlackBerry 10. This device will land in Indonesia first and will likely launch in April. This according to BlackBerry CEO John Chen.

Teddy’s Letter to BlackBerry

Over the weekend I received the below letter from Teddy in Florida. Teddy let us know his his thoughts on BlackBerry’s current state and some insight on what they could do about re-branding themselves. themselves. Check out the below letter and let us know what your thoughts are in the comments. I work for a […]

@NerdBerry is now looking for writers!

Is your passion reading and/or writing about BlackBerry’s? If you answered yes then NerdBerry wants you! We are looking for writers who love to write about BlackBerry News, Leaks, OS, Apps etc.  Here is what we need from you: An hypothetical “Post”, this post can be on an existing topic that you have a strong opinion on, or […]

Pentagon Pushes All iOS and Android Users Back to BlackBerry

Well this just got interesting! The Pentagon has mad all iOS and Android users switch back to BlackBerry as the government prepares for the launch an updated MDM, This according to NextGov. This means that all Android and iOS devices will be dead until at least March. According to Army personnel: “Expectation is that Droid […]

Chat with Reggae artist Gyptian on BBM Channels

As meany of you already know BBM Channels are huge right now, and they are a great way to obtain information about different things. Well Reggae artist, Gyptian has decided to set up a bit of a meet and greet via BBM Channels, the live chat starts today Monday October 7th 2013 at 4:30pm GMT […]

BlackBerry lands in the World’s Top 100 Most Innovative Organizations for 2013 by Thomson Reuters

Top 100 Innovators generated $4.5 trillion in revenue, spent $223 billion on R&D, added more than 266,000 jobs and outperformed S&P 500 again – this year by over 4 percent in annual stock price gains, 2 percent in revenue growth and 8.8 percent in R&D spend PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Over the past two […]

Fairfax Financial submits draft for BlackBerry takeover

Fairfax Financial has stepped up and submitted its draft to take over BlackBerry and go private. This news on the heels of yesterdays Cerberus & another investor are looking to bid on BlackBerry. That other investor is rumored to be former Co-CEO Mike Lazaridis.. Former co-CEO Mike Lazaridis, one of the company’s largest shareholders, is […]

BlackBerry Enters into Letter of Intent with Consortium led by Fairfax Financial

BlackBerry Enters into Letter of Intent with Consortium led by Fairfax Financial BlackBerry shareholders would receive U.S. $9 per share in cash Transaction valued at approximately U.S. $4.7 billion Consortium permitted 6 weeks to conduct due diligence BlackBerry entitled to go-shop during due diligence period, subject to payment of a termination fee in the event […]

BlackBerry Patent Shows Sliding Keyboard

This patent was filed last year in Feb 2012. It’s like a cousin to the Torch. It looks a bit odd to me. Maybe a little bulky. The keyboard is pushed into internal storage within the phone. I don’t know if the execution would work out too well, too many moving breakable parts. Which is […]

Verizon introduces Edge – a new device payment and early upgrade plan

Well it seems most carriers are jumping on board with programs like T-Mobile’s “Jump”. Verizon is the latest to join in the ranks of carriers offering programs for new device payments and upgrades. Verizon has just published the below information on their upgrade plan Edge. Starting August 25th you will be able to upgrade your […]

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 […]

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.