BBM for iOS and Android to get new native UI’s

During today’s Q&A session at BlackBerry’s Security Summit in New York Enterprise Chief John Sims stated that a native UI for BBM is coming to both iOS and Android. As we already know BBM for Windows Phone has a more native UI experience versus BBM for iOS and Android. Currently BBM for iOS and Android […]

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BlackBerry Guardian will automatically check all Android apps that users install

BlackBerry has just announced via Inside BlackBerry Biz Blog “that starting with the BlackBerry Passport, BlackBerry Guardian will automatically check all Android apps that customers install on their BlackBerry smartphones”! This thanks to BlackBerry Guardian and Trend Micro. BlackBerry Guardian is just one part of our multi-layered security strategy. BlackBerry 10 was designed for security […]

BlackBerry Unleashes More Secure Work Space Apps for iOS and Android!

Just as the title suggests BlackBerry has just released more applications for Secure Work Space then ever before. These applications range from Splashtop to MySmartKey and many more in between. “Secure Work Space for iOS and Android is a new containerization, application-wrapping and secure connectivity option that delivers a higher level of control and security […]

Android apps work great on the BlackBerry Passport

Now even more images have begun to hit the interwebs this time the Passport is showing off how well it will run android applications! As you will see in the images below the BlackBerry Passport is scaling Android apps so well and the device below is currently running OS Version 10.3.0.686, Software Release 10.3.0.428. Check […]

BBM for Android gets an update

BlackBerry has just rolled out a maintenance update to BlackBerry Messenger for Android. This update takes the version to 2.2.1.45 and is currently available in the Google Play Store as a free download. This update brings Performance improvements as well as bug fixes.. Check out the update via the link below and let us know […]

Is Skype hurting because of BBM?

I just received an email from my great friend and fellow Nerd Carl, this email seemed to screamed at me “BBM is Killing us!! We have to do something!” The subject is titled “Come back! We’ve got a shiny new Android app…” Now I know you are going to say well BBM only has voice […]

theScore for BlackBerry 10 gets updated – Now an Android Port

theScore, Inc. has just released a new updated for their BlackBerry 10 application to version 3.9.3.2. This update removes the native AdobeAIR applcation in favor for an Android port. This issue with this is “Push Alerts: We are no longer able to support Push Alerts on BlackBerry 10 following this update. But users can still […]

BBM v2.2 for Android and iPhone Coming Soon

BlackBerry will be rolling out a new update in the next couple of weeks for BBM for iOS and Android users. This update to version 2.2 will “focused on streamlining key aspects of the BBM experience. Our goal was to make it simpler for new users to join the BBM community and to make it […]

WeCam coming to BlackBerry10? Shows a teaser on Twitter

WeCam™ is a mobile video calling app that lets you connect with like-minded people across your favorite social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter and Google+, mashing all your friends and followers together in one easy to use platform.  Here is a tweet teasing BlackBerry Until we see it in BlackBerry World give them a RT […]

98% of all Android apps will run on BlackBerry 10

In a recent interview with the Wall Street Journal, BlackBerry CEO John Chen stated a very interesting statistic for BlackBerry 10. According to Chen BlackBerry 10 devices can run 98% of the Android applications out there! 98%? That is a very impressive number to be throwing out to the world. Android’s strength isn’t really the […]

A New PlayBook may be in the cards yet

In DEVCON10 Mike Lazaridis took the stage to deliver the keynote, Lazaridis spoke of BlackBerry and it’s 50 million active subscribers worldwide, 115 million BlackBerries sold, 12.1 Million in one quarter, #1 Smartphone in nummmmmerous countries… and he was giddy trying to get to the good bit… BlackBerry Amplified… The BlackBerry PlayBook… Right In The […]

BlackBerry announces BlackBerry Tools for Android Development 2.0.2 Beta

BlackBerry has just released an update to their tools for Android Development 2.0.2 Beta! The announcement came via the BlackBerry Developer Blog and brings tons of new goodies for all you developers out there! Check out what they had to say on the update below. Back in October, we announced the availability of the second […]

BlackBerry Advances Security of its Multi-Platform Mobility Portfolio with New Cryptography Certification

FIPS 140-2 validation granted for Secure Work Space for iOS and Android WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – March 26, 2014) – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a world leader in mobile communications, today announced that Secure Work Space for iOS(R) and Android(TM), a multi-platform containerization solution managed through BlackBerry(R) Enterprise Service 10 (BES10), is now Federal Information Processing Standard […]

BBM update rolling out today for Android users

BlackBerry has just started rolling out an update for BBM for Android that address issues with emoticons in status updates, web links & more. As you can see in the image below I have already received the update notice to my Galaxy Note 3. So if you are having om issues check Google Play for […]

BBM is getting ads

Well if you have been wondering how BlackBerry was going to make BBM profitable, you do not have to wonder any longer. BlackBerry has already announced the BBM shop, now BlackBerry is adding ad revenue to BBM. According to the latest Android BBM beta we will be seeing two types of ads: As sponsored invites […]

Your BlackBerry Days Are Done, Alicia Keys I hardly Knew Ya

I have been putting off writing this for a while to give benefit of a doubt and in vain hope but after hunting around on Google since the news came out that BlackBerry would be letting their Creative Director Alicia Keys go… I have been struggling to find anything positive about her term… What is […]

BBM to get STICKERS!!! Already in the BBM Beta for Android

BlackBerry has just announce that they are bringing stickers to BBM similar to WhatsApp. These stickers will be available to purchase in the coming soon BBM Store. This new feature has already shown up in the latest BBM beta update . Check out what Inside BlackBerry had to say about it: Hot on the heels […]

Rogers Next – In line to roll out early upgrades

Being in the UK and coincidentally on the O2 network I happened to come across an Early Upgrade (O2 Refresh) option 7 months into my new contract… it is an intriguing offer, to essentially trade in my handset for a decent price whenever I want to upgrade. Since then it seems other companies have seen […]

BlackBerry Messenger Emoticons Missing: Help us!

Help, we need some ideas! Help, not just any ideas! Help, you know we need some keystroke ideas! Help! Ok so not exactly what The Beatles had in mind but  One thing I love about BlackBerry is its interaction with the community and the users… Last year BlackBerry simply asked us for ideas for new […]

BBM for Android Gingerbread: Available Now

For the past couple of weeks we have let you know that BBM would soon be available for Android devices running Gingerbread. We let you know when the apk first was leaked. “With 21 per cent of the global Android user base running on Gingerbread, we’re excited to welcome lots of new users in to […]