Tech Journalist dumps Apple in favor of the BlackBerry Passport

Tamara Clarke, a Middle East-based tech lifestyle journalist has left the confines of what is know as Apple and joined forces with BlackBerry via the BlackBerry Passport! Below is the full interview with Inside BlackBerry and Tamara, Check it out and let us know your thoughts in the comments. (Check out National Post journalist Jonathan […]

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5 ways BBM is not vulnerable like iMessage’s spam issues

According to a new report that has been released Apple’s iMessage is being spammed like crazy! BlackBerry has just published a new article highlighting five ways BlackBerry Messenger is no where as vulnerable as Apple’s iMessage. Check out the article below and let us know your thoughts in the comments. WIRED reports that it is […]

BBM for iOS updated to version 2.3.0.12

BlackBerry has started rolling out a brand new update to BBM for iOS. This update takes the version to 2.3.0.12 and is currently available in iTunes for free. The updated to version 2.3.0.12 brings the following: A newly redesigned ‘Add Contacts’ screen where you can quickly and easily Add new contacts to BBM by PIN, […]

China bans Apple products from government purchases

Well look her,  China has prohibited government agencies from purchasing Apple Inc hardware products due to security concerns.  Ten Apple products including versions of the iPad tablet and MacBook laptop have been omitted from a government procurement list distributed by China’s National Development and Reform Commission and Ministry of Finance. The report comes after the […]

BlackBerry 10 v. Apple iOS 8 in enterprises – #BBFactCheck

BlackBerry has just brought us a brand new #BBFactCheck thanks to Inside BlackBerry. This time BlackBerry takes a look at BlackBerry 10 v. Apple iOS 8 in enterprises. Check out what BlackBerry had to say along with great slides! “BlackBerry will remain the device of choice for those who value security and productivity. Our legacy […]

BlackBerry drills Apple over not Encrypting stored attachments

Security researcher Andreas Kurtz has discovered that versions of iOS 7, including iOS 7.1.1 (the current release), iOS 7.1, and iOS 7.0.4 do not encrypt email attachments in the bundled Mail application. This is an issue itself, but more worrisome as iOS, according to Apple, is supposed to encrypt email attachments. Data protection is available […]

2 of BlackBerry’s patents in lawsuit against Typo are valid

It seems BlackBerry’s lawsuit against Typo is on point and very valid. US District Judge William H. Orrick in San Francisco has confirmed that two of BlackBerry’s three patents in the case appear to be valid. Kevin Johnson, a lawyer for BlackBerry, told U.S. District Judge William H. Orrick in San Francisco today that Typo’s […]

Bye Bye Bocking: EVP of BBM leaves BlackBerry

BlackBerry’s Andrew Bocking is as of Monday (2/10/14) no longer with BlackBerry. In short: Bye Bye Bocking. The forums, feeds, blogs and news sites are absolute rife with rumors and possible reasons as to why Andrew Bocking left a company he has worked with for 14 years from a position of PM to EVP of […]

BBM Competition – Calling All Movie Lovers!

The Official BBM account on twitter posted not long ago that you, Yes You! can be in with a chance to win free cinema tickets for an entire year! And you can take a friend along with you! The process is simple: 1. Head over to BBM2win.com 2. Enter your details (unsure of pin? follow […]

BBM headed to the WiFi-only iPad ‘within 24 hours’

Over the last couple of weeks BlackBerry has been experiencing tremendous success with the cross-platform launch of BBM. At last check BBM for iOS and Android had been downloaded well over 20 million times. As people on iOS and Android wait on features like BBM Video and channels, BlackBerry assures us that those missing features […]

Here We Go It’s Microsoft, Apple, BlackBerry, Sony and Ericsson Vs Google, Samsung, HTC And Huawei, This Time It’s About Patents

Rockstar, who owns Nortel’s patents is going to fight a patent infringement along with Apple, Microsoft, Blackberry, Ericsson and Sony. They are accusing Google, HTC, Huawei of 7 patent infringements. The patents are related to “help match internet search terms with relevant advertising.” Back when Nortel’s patents were for sale, Google was one of the […]

Apple Seeding BlackBerry Employees?

This is very interesting news coming about from the Financial Post, It seems that with BlackBerry releasing 40% of their workforce along with other layoffs and dismissals, Apple held a recruitment fair in Waterloo, Canada. Waterloo is BlackBerrys turf and Apple seemingly has made way to grab up a few BlackBerry employees for its own […]

Awesome New Video Introducing the iPhone 5S!!

Well I have several friends that are just stuck on owning an iPhone. In the above video you will see just what all the fuss is about, I am going to leave it at that… Let us know in the comments what you think about Apple’s marketing and the awesome video. I think you will […]

BlackBerry being sued for allegedly infringing on flash memory patent

BlackBerry seems to be getting hit with a lot of legal actions these days.  The latest is a patent lawsuit in which BlackBerry, Apple, Motorola, Huawei and ZTE are being pulled into a patent infringement case by Handal & Associates on behalf of e.Digital.  The case is based on a patent that e.Digital holds for […]

T-Mobile’s “UnCarrier” Event

As anticipated T-mobile held their “uncarrier” event today where they announced quite a few new things.  Now of course today marks the availability of the BlackBerry Z10 on T-Mobile, but there were a few other new stories to come from the event.  Today T-Mobile announced their new Values Plans, as well as the introduction of their LTE network.  To top it […]

BlackBerry Ad Awareness on the Up, Apple Receding

Forbes has posted an article informing about the changes in brand awareness with in the past year. Fortunately BlackBerry has been on the rise since January. According to BrandIndex BlackBerry has increased from 6% in mid January to 21% in February, on the contrary Apple has been falling back in terms of the likelihood that consumer will purchase products […]

Apple and Android Trade-Ins Increased after BlackBerry 10 Launch

Interesting news, ever since the BlackBerry 10 announcement there has been an increase in phone trades-ins. However what is interesting is ever since the launch of BB10, popular trade site SellCell.com, didn’t see many trades but after the BlackBerry 10 Launch sales have taken off! Surprisingly from Apple and Samsung owners! Hit the jump for the details and […]

CNN War of Smartphones: BlackBerry 10 to Knock Down Apple? [VIDEO]

Great video talking about the ubiquity of sell phones and why BlackBerry is more then relevant n today and future markets, even against the might of Apple in recent years. As I like to mention, to know where you’re going you gotta know where you’ve been. Watch the video and enjoy the exchange

BlackBerry Riens in India over iPhone and Samsung in Mobile Market Space!

It seem like things are continuing to be booming for BlackBerry in 2013! Turns out in a hosted brand survey BlackBerry has been ranked overall & seeded 2nd next to Nokia in mobile handset segment!  ”We are really excited at having been able to make an impact on a segment that we clearly identified and worked very […]

Kodak to sell patents to group including RIM, Apple for US$525-million

A group including Apple Inc., Google Inc. and Research In Motion Ltd. agreed to buy patents from bankrupt Eastman Kodak Co. for about US$525-million, gaining digital-imaging technology to capture and share pictures. The group is led by Intellectual Ventures and RPX Corp., Kodak said in a statement today. Google, Apple and RIM are among the 12 […]