BlackBerry Doesn’t Think Windows Phone Is Worthy of BBM

BBM for all has been out for months. The all part is kind inaccurate though because it is still missing for Windows phone. BlackBerry isn’t outright refusing to make it available for Windows though. They’ve always said that if there was a large enough amount of people on the platform, they would develop for it. […]

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Alec Saunders Wants Your App In BlackBerry World

I am paraphrasing here. He actually said “Simply put, BlackBerry World is where your app belongs.” He said this after a long explanation as to what BlackBerry has done to make you want to put your app in BlackBerry World. BlackBerry World is the first place that millions of customers go to find trusted applications. […]

BlackBerry Opens Up Registration For BlackBerry Jam Asia 2013

BlackBerry Jam Asia is coming up in September and now you can register to attend the event. The conference is from Sept 26th to the 27th and is packed full of stuff to see and do. A Full Conference Pass gives access to BlackBerry Jam Asia, 26-27 September, 2013. It includes: BlackBerry Jam Asia General […]

Lots Of Cascades & WebWorks Online Training Courses Available For Free For BlackBerry 10 Devs

If you are planning on developing for BlackBerry 10, the first place you should go to is this site. It is loaded with tons of training courses to help you get that app done. Everything important is covered, Native & Cascades, Webworks and Enterprise. These are fully interactive training courses. It comes with a full […]

BlackBerry releases Wireframe Prototypes for BlackBerry 10 – Includes UI guidelines for OS 10.2

BlackBerry has always been good at ensuring that they provide their developers with UI guidelines for BlackBerry 10.  Recently they have updated those guidelines for the upcoming releases of OS 10.2, and have included some new functions and features.  Among them is Earconography, which helps explain BlackBerry 10 sounds to developers, and hopefully means that we […]

BlackBerry holding Summer Jam Camps for students interested in being developers

For any students out there that are interested in developing for BlackBerry 10, there are going to be a few Summer Jam Camps that you are going to want to look into.  BlackBerry has decided to hold three Summer camps in July that are dedicated to helping students get into developing for BlackBerry 10.  This […]

Macadamian increases BlackBerry 10 app development by 85%

BlackBerry Live isn’t even in full swing yet and we are receiving all kinds of email from developers letting us know what they are working on, or what they are planning on working on for BlackBerry 10.  One of the developers that has shown a lot of support for BlackBerry 10 since it was announced […]

Vote Mippin For Mobile Innovation Of The Year For The BlackBerry Achievement Awards

Mippin is the developer behind the App Generator. Back in January their app helped to create over 20,000 apps in 36 hours! Even Nerdberry’s own apps were created using the app! Mippin is nominated for Innovation of the Year Award. And they need our help getting votes!

Paganza App Gets Ported To BlackBerry 10 In Only Three Days

Paganza is already a popular app for Android, and their next step was to port the app over to BlackBerry 10. The app team from Urguary was able to port it over in just 3 days. Last week on the Monday the app didn’t even exist, then by Thursday it was ready to go and […]

10 BlackBerry Developers Are Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro For Charity Hackathon

Usually when we are taking about a Hackathon happening, it is occurring in a hotel or conference center.  While a group fo 10 BlackBerry developers and RIM employees have decided to take the Hackathon to a new height, they will be climbing Mount Kilimanjaro 10 days before the launch of BlackBerry 10. During the ascent […]

AT&T Live Hackathon in Las Vegas To Feature “BlackBerry 10 Live Port Challenge”

The folks over at AT&T are holding quite the Hackathon this weekend in Las Vegas.  The Hackathon is centered around the use of the AT&T APIs, and will be giving out some serious cash as prizes.

Marmalade For BlackBerry 10 Port-a-thon Starts Dec 13

Yesterday we mentioned the Blackberry 10 Port-A-Thon. Well the Marmalade for Blackberry 10 Port-A-Thon starts December 13th and is actually in two part sessions. Marmalade experts will be there to help with porting apps over to Blackberry 10. So if you have any questions or trouble with porting, they can address those issues. First session: […]

Movie Streaming Service Quickflix Will Have A Blackberry 10 App

Quickflix, a movie streaming app from Australia will have a Blackberry 10 app. This news was confirmed at BBJam Asia yesterday by RIM. The app will actual be available when Blackberry 10 launches. Not only did RIM confirm the Quickflix app launch but also Event Cinemas, TripView, Coffeecard, 3AW693, Fox Sports, goCatch, and Fairfax Radio. […]

Application Contest For Blackberry 10 In Hong Kong, Win Cash And Blackberry 10 Phone

RIM has launched an App Contest for Blackberry 10 in Hong Kong. The top prize is $20,000HK and a Blackberry 10 phone. Second Winner: Cash prize of HK$15,000 and One unit BlackBerry® 10 Handset Third Winner: Cash prize of HK$10,000 and One unit BlackBerry® 10 Handset People’s Choice: One unit BlackBerry® 10 Handset

RIM Wants You Showcase Your bbUI.js WebWorks Apps On GitHub

@gcsantiago suggested to Tim Neil from RIM to have developers show off their bbUI.js WebWorks Apps on github. What he had to say: I received a great suggestion from @gcsantiago where we could create an area so that people could showcase details about their applications built with bbUI.

South Africa Gets Another Apps Lab

After opening a lab in the University of Pretoria, RIM has opened up another in Cape Town. RIM said this about their choice of location: “Cape Town is a key innovation hub, and a natural site for RIM’s second BlackBerry apps lab in South Africa,” Alexandra Zagury, RIM’s MD for South Africa and southern Africa, […]

JamHack BlackBerry 2012 Has Ended, Indonesian Is Winner Inspira Solutions

After 40 hours of coding, a winner was declared for Indonesia. PT. Inspira Solutions won the prize for the regional Hackathon event. They will be representing their country at the Blackberry Jam Asia, in November.

Slough, UK Tech Center Opens, Get Help Now

Remember how we mentioned the Tech Center that was opening in the UK? Well it’s officially opened and you can register to make an appointment. To refresh your memory, these centers are for people wanting help in porting their app to Blackberry 10. Even if you don’t have an app already created, you can get […]

RIM releases version 0.9.3 of the bbUI Framework

RIM is continuing to provide developers with the necessary tools to ensure that BlackBerry 10 gets all the attention it needs.  The latest tool is an update to the bbUI Framework, now at version 0.9.3, in which they have included some of the feature requests RIM has received at the BlackBerry 10 Jam events.

High School Students Win Prizes In App Building Contest

TechU.me held a App Jam contest at the Ottawa Game Conference, where high school students created apps for a chance at prizes. Some tech companies were sponsoring the prizes which was $1000 scholarships.