Get Around Europe with Navitel Navigator

There are quite a few different navigation apps that are available in App World.  Most of which are for the Americas.  Navitel Navigator focuses exclusively on European countries such as Albania, Greece, Kazakhstan, and the Czech Republic to name a few. The app offers a free 30 day trial to test the features of the […]

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BarInstall provides BlackBerry 10 users a means to update and convert BAR files OTA

The inability to update apps OTA (over the air) on BlackBerry 10 is one of the major issues I have with the OS.  Previously on legacy BlackBerry devices you could easily update an app as long as you had a link to the .jad file, however with BlackBerry 10 the only apps you can update […]

Super Note by BachKhoa University Updated to V1.2.0 Accomodate BB10.

SuperNote by BachKhoa University has been updated to accommodate BB10 devices.  There have been some nice updates to this application.  The biggest of which is the backup feature.  The back up feature gives user the ability to back up all and any notes that you have on your system. CHANGE LOG Add note to calendar […]

Koodo BlackBerry Q5 is coming soon

It seems that another Canadian carrier has decided to announce that they will be carrying the BlackBerry Q5.  Koodo mobile has now added the Q5 on their site, and put it up for a relatively affordable $350 outright.  Now of course you can drop that price a little bit by signing up on one of […]

15 million of 72 million BlackBerry subscribers are in Indonesia according to local media

There is no doubt that BlackBerry has put a strong effort behind growing their business in the emerging markets.  One such market is Indonesia, where according to a local media report, 15 million BlackBerry subscribers reside.  This is a huge percentage of the total BlackBerry user base, and can mainly be attributed to BlackBerry 7 […]

Unity 4.2 has arrived for BlackBerry 10

After months of development and testing, Unity 4.2 is here and ready for you to use. As well as a host of new and exciting features, the latest version of the 4.x cycle introduces a number of important licensing changes, all designed to make as many great Unity features available to as many people as […]

Get a $60 VISA prepaid card when you purchase a new BlackBerry 10 smartphone

BlackBerry is offering a little extra incentive for anyone in the US that buys a new BlackBerry 10 smartphone.  There are of course a few rules and caveats that go along with this deal, but if you live in the US and buy a new Z10 or Q10 you should definitely check out this deal […]

BlackBerry Z10 commercial from Taiwan adds some fashion to the mix

Here is a new commercial for the BlackBerry Z10 from Taiwan.  The ad uses a “The Devil Wears Prada” theme to showcase the features and benefits of the Z10 and the BlackBerry 10 OS.  It even pokes a little bit of fun at another smartphone and its lack of camera features.  All around it is […]

BB10 App Manager Chrome Extension Is Updated

BB10 App Manager Chrome Extension got updated. And actually, the first thing to point out is the name change. The extension is actually for both the Playbook and BB10 but previously did not include BB10 it its name. So there’s that. And another addition is a BlackBerry toolbar icon, so you can access the manager […]

YouTube spot highlights BlackBerry 10 on the BlackBerry Q5

With the BlackBerry Q5 now available in a few countries around the world, BlackBerry has once again started to put out some new ads.  The latest is a YouTube spot that once agains shows off the benefits of BlackBerry 10, however this time they are using the BlackBerry Q5.  Of course we are still waiting […]

Case Review: SoftShell case for the BlackBerry Q10

The SoftShell case for the BlackBerry Q10 is perfect case for someone that is not looking for a huge amount of protection and bulk.  The case itself is fairly flimsy and isn’t going to keep the Q10 safe if it goes for a tumble.  However it does keep the back and sides from getting scratched, […]

T-Mobile has released 10.1.0.2006 for BlackBerry Z10

We know that all you T-Mobile users out there with a Z10 have been  waiting for the 10.1 update, and now it’s here.  T-Mobile has finally updated the Z10 to OS 10.1.0.2006.  Hopefully this update fixes the random reboot issue. So hit the update button and let us know the findings..

Verizon getting ready to release OS 10.1.0.2050 for the BlackBerry Z10

We know that all you Verizon folks out there with a Z10 have been anxiously waiting for the 10.1 update, and now it looks like it will happen soon.  Today Verizon has finally updated their Z10 support page to show the features and benefits of OS 10.1.0.2050.  The big fix in this update will be […]

BlackBerry 10.1 update has been confirmed to fix reboot issues

A while ago there were reports of some BlackBerry Z10 owners seeing random reboots on their devices.  Of course BlackBerry decided to take a serious look into this issue and have now posted a knowledge base article stating the fix for this issue. The fix for the reboot issue is to ensure that you have […]

BlackBerry Q10 Review: Is the Q10 the BlackBerry we have been waiting for?

This review has taken us a little time to put together, but we wanted to ensure that we took a long look at the device before judging it and that at least a few of us had some time with the device. We are of course speaking about the highly anticipated BlackBerry Q10, some may […]

NFC feature in BlackBerry Q5 to be market dependant

The BlackBerry Q5 is going to marketed as a mid-range device, and it seems that BlackBerry has decided to cut costs depending on specific markets.  As you can see in the image, the NFC feature will be market dependant on the Q5.  This makes total sense as BlackBerry will be pushing the Q5 in emerging […]

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 10.2 will bring lockscreen previews and priority contacts

Since the release of the BlackBerry 10.2 SDK there has been a lot of discussion about what features will be introduced in the new OS.  A CrackBerry forum member, Flip4Bytes, has pointed out that 10.2 will be bringing lockscreen previews as well as priority contacts. The ability to turn on lockscreen previews is one the […]

CBC News App Achieves Built for BlackBerry Status

When BB10 was released many apps started to carry the Built for BlackBerry mark, which gives devs great incentives but also tells consumers that these applications were designed specifically for BlackBerry and are not android ports. It also must follow stringent guidelines regarding the build/code and various other aspects to be able to earn this […]

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 […]