BlackBerry OS 10.1 now available in Australia

During the keynote at BlackBerry Live this week Thorsten Heins let us all know that BlackBerry OS 10.1 would start rolling out this week for everyone except the US which is set to start rolling out at the end of the month. BlackBerry OS 10.1 has landed in Australia. Let us know what you think […]

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Web Directions is giving away some awesome prizes for developers that bring their web apps to BlackBerry 10

From May 1-3, 2013 the Web Directions Code Conference will be happening in Melbourne Australia, and this year there are some pretty big incentives to work on a BlackBerry 10 app.  The BlackBerry App competition is for Australian and New Zealand residents, but you do not have to be in attendance to qualify for the prizes. […]

BlackBerry 10 Getting Some Australian Developed Apps

BlackBerry is very worldly. We always hear about Indonesia, the Philippines, India, the UK and Canada when it comes to BlackBerry. Australia? Not so much. BlackBerry is making an effort to get some Australia developed apps into Blackberry World since the Z10 will be launched there soon.

BlackBerry Z10 Launches in Australia

BlackBerry® (NASDAQ: BBRY; TSX: BB) today launched the BlackBerry® Z10 smartphone running on the re-designed, re-engineered and re-invented BlackBerry® 10 platform, in Australia. The BlackBerry Z10, which is also LTE-enabled, offers you a faster, smarter and smoother experience that constantly adapts to you.

Pre-Orders Open for BlackBerry Z10 from Optus Australia

  If you are in Australia and on or thinking about switching to Optus you will be happy to know that Optus has opened pre-orders for the BlackBerry Z10. Optus will begin shipping the BlackBerry Z10 will begin shipping on March 25th! You can learn more by visiting Optus to pre-order the BlackBerry Z10!

Australia to get the BlackBerry Z10 on March 18th

If you are in Australia and are waiting to get your hands on the greatest BlackBerry to date, the BlackBerry Z10 you do not have to wait much longer!!! The BlackBerry Z10 will be available on March 18th for customers in Australia. the Blackberry Z10 will launch in Sydney, Australia BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins will […]

Tongue’s John Du Vernet Hired as BlackBerry’s Australian Marketing Director

A few months back there was a campaign that was ran in Australia called the “Wake Up” campaign that was developed and implemented by Tongue.  The man behind the campaign was John Du Vernet and he has been appointed as the Marketing Director for BlackBerry’s Australia market.

BlackBerry 10 Training Program Site Goes Live In Australia

RIM has already informed us that their BlackBerry 10 Training Program for enterprise customers has already had over 1600 business sign up in North America.  The most logical step for RIM is to take the Training Program outside of North America, and yesterday they flicked the switch for the Australian Training Program site.

BlackBerry Got Game Port-A-Thon Visits Australia

Some Australian game developers recently got some hands on time with BlackBerry 10, and how to port apps to the new operating system. They got the opportunity at the BlackBerry Got Game Port-A-Thon in Sydney.

New BlackBerry Mobile Fusion Microsite giving away 10 Bold 9900′s

Normally we don’t see a lot of giveaways happening outside of North America, so it always nice to report on them when they come up.  A new BlackBerry Mobile Fusion Microsite in Australia is holding a contest where they will be giving away one BlackBerry Bold 9900 per week from now till September 27th.

Qantas Airlines is making the move from BlackBerry to iPhone

Today news has broken that Qantas Airlines in Australia is getting ready to move all their 1,300 employees off of BlackBerry smartphones and moving them to iPhones. The company has done surveys within the organization and has found that the majority of their employees would prefer to have an iPhone over a BlackBerry.  Further more […]

Official OS:BlackBerry Curve 9320 OS 7.1.0.398 from Brightpoint Australia

BlackBerry Handheld Software v7.1.0.1319 (Asia) Package Version: 7.1.0.1319 Consisting of: Applications: 7.1.0.398 Software Platform: 9.49.0.31 File name: 9320Asia_PBr7.1.0_rel1319_PL9.49.0.31_A7.1.0.398_Brightpoint_Australia.exe File size: 205.74MB Note: The Software Platform and Applications version numbers can be found under Options-About screen on the handheld.

Wake Up Be Bold Site Launched In Australia

RIM Australia has launched their Wake Up Be Bold site. This is a way to get the Blackberry 7 device more aware of in Australia. When you go to the site, you hear a voice over, make sure your speakers aren’t up too high!

Video: Adele Beachley shares her top songs — BBM Music Launch Australia

At the launch of BBM Music in Australia on November 3, Adele Beachley, MD for BlackBerry in Australia and New Zealand, told us why she’s excited about BBM Music and shares her favorite songs of all time.

Telstra launches the Blackberry Bold 9900 in Australia

Listen up!  All you users on Telstra in Australia can now get the BlackBerry Bold 9900! The first premium Blackberry OS 7 device, hit the jump for more details!

Blackberry PlayBook Sales In Australia Are “Fantastic” According To Retail Chain Harvey Norman

Folks in the land Down Under seem to really like the PlayBook because retail chain Harvey Norman is saying “Sales of the PlayBook are very, very good.” That is a quote from Harvey Norman’s head of the computer-buying team, Ben McIntosh. He also said “The sales of the PlayBook have been fantastic, we’ve re-ordered multiple […]

PlayBook Landing in Australia Carrying Higher Price

BBE is reporting that Australian Harvey Norman partnered with RIM to allow the PlayBook to be released in Australia.  It should be released Monday June 20th, 2011.  The price will be a bit higher than in other markets and is as follows 16GB Wi-Fi model will start a RRP $579, the 32GB Wi-Fi PlayBook at RRP $689 […]

RIM and Telstra launch the 9100 Pearl 3G in Australia

Listen up!  All you users on Telstra in Australia can now get the BlackBerry Pearl 3G 9100.  You can get it in Royal Purple and Piano Black colors.  Check out Telstra’s website for more details and pricing. Source:  BerryReporter.com