BlackBerry 7 devices still coming, Possibly a new Bold???

During BlackBerry Fourth Quarter – Fiscal 2014 Earnings call, BlackBerry CEO John Chen has stated that there will be even more BlackBerry 7 devices produced moving forward. Mr. Chen did say the Bold devices, but was leaning more to BBOS. Wistron will produce these devices and not Foxconn. What do you think about BlackBerry continuing […]

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Carphone Warehouse Is Offering Free Tablets If You Buy A BlackBerry 9720

The UK’s Carphone Warehouse is really trying to sell those BlackBerry 9720s. It hasn’t gotten the same fanfare that the BlackBerry 10′s have, as it is a BlackBerry 7 device. So, to get people interested, they are giving away tablets with a purchase of the phone. If you buy the phone, it’s actually free on […]

Koodo Mobile Updates Their Self Serve App, Including BlackBerry 10

Koodo Mobile updated their self serve app for multiple platforms. BlackBerry 10′s version of the app was included. They even updated the BlackBerry 6&7 version as well. BlackBerry 10′s version is at 2.0. What’s been updated? Fresher look Categories are arranged in a tic tac toe box formation Usage timestamp on the dashboard that allows […]

Force India Formula 1 Team Use BlackBerry Devices

BlackBerry currently sponsors Team Mercedes AMG Petronas. And as you know, members of the team have been to BlackBerry events, and the drivers use BlackBerry devices. Force India Formula 1 Team, though not sponsored by BlackBerry actually uses BlackBerry themselves. Force India IT chief Adrian Collinson had some things to talk about regarding BlackBerry and […]

Verano by Pootermobile, A Theme For Your Legacy Device

Leave it to the folks at Pootermobile to come up with a theme for the older BlackBerry devices. It’s been a while since they released the last one, but better late than never, right? The theme will help make your device look current, as it has a modern look to it. Quite different from the […]

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 […]

Style RSS with CSS

As more and more non-techie websites offer syndication feeds, a growing number of non-technical readers are clicking on the links and filling their screens with confusing XML. The current method of subscribing to a feed–copying the URL from the link and pasting it into your newsreader application–isn’t obvious to the new user. Filling their screens […]

UAProf Doc Shows Off the BlackBerry Bold 9720 – The Next BB 7 Device

During BlackBerry’s First Quarter, Fiscal 2014 Earnings Call, CEO Thorsten Heins stated that there would be one more BlackBerry 7 device launched this year. Well in a recent UAProf doc that was spotted online shows off the BlackBerry Bold 9720. The Bold 9720 will feature the following: QWERTY keyboard Display resolution is 480×360 Runs BlackBerry OS […]

BlackBerry Annual General Meeting Happening July 9

After today’s poor earnings report, this meeting is going to be filled with tension. July 9th in Kitchener-Waterloo BlackBerry will be holding their annual general meeting. This would be a good opportunity for shareholders to address any concerns they have. Plus discuss the long term viability of the company. If you have shares, you are […]

BlackBerry will only have six new devices on the market at any time – New BlackBerry 7 Device Coming this year

Talk about weird first BlackBerry’s CEO Thorsten Heins announced that the BlackBerry PlayBook would not get BBOS 10 now they have stated during the earnings call that they will only have six new devices out in the market at any giving time. On top of that the are also releasing a brand new BlackBerry 7 […]

Twitter for Legacy BlackBerry devices updated in Beta Zone

If you haven’t made the switch to BlackBerry 10 yet then I am sure you will be happy to know that Twitter for legacy BlackBerry devices has been updated.  If you go into Beta Zone you will see Twitter for BlackBerry version 4.2.0.6, and it does include some new features that will make your Twitter […]

BlackBerry Offering EMI Schemes For BlackBerry Z10 And BlackBerry Curve 9220 In India

BlackBerry is now selling both the BlackBerry Z10 and BlackBerry Curve 9220 in India on EMI. This is BlackBerry’s way of getting more customers in India by making it easier to buy the devices. By having a payment plan, in this case 0 down payment, no processing fee and no interest, it will be more […]

MMMOOO Holding A “Mega Sale”, Apps On Sale For Specific Regions

MMMOOO has picked their best apps and put them on sale. The sale lasts until May 22 and prices start at 99 cents. Unfortunately, this isn’t a worldwide sale, regions included are: Asia Pacific, Africa (except South Africa), and Middle Eastern Regions. Looks like this is for devices running 5.0 or higher. Apps on sale: […]

BlackBerry sales appear to remain strong despite some negative reports

We all know that analysts are not always reporting the exact facts.  It is part of their job to make predictions and analysis that will help to bolster their portfolio.  Recently there have been some negative reports regarding the sales of BlackBerry 10 devices from Pacific Crest and Cleveland research.  Despite these negative reports of […]

BlackBerry 7 Gets Some Love, Update And Receive Certain Premium Apps Free

BlackBerry is encouraging BlackBerry 7 users to update their devices to 7.1. If you do so, there may be a free app in it for you. Looking at the list, North America is not included but there are a bunch of other countries who can benefit from this. Check out the list below to see […]

Uber Toronto is offering BlackBerry users $20 off their first ride

For those of you that are not familiar with Uber, it is a taxi service that allows you to request and track your car right from your smartphone.  You can do it via their app if  available, or you can use their mobile site.  Now Uber has recently releases their app for legacy BlackBerry devices, […]

MMMOOO Featured As BlackBerry Developer Success Story

Every so often BlackBerry does a BlackBerry Developer success story. This gives the developer the opportunity to gain more exposure for their apps. MMMOOO is the latest developer to be featured on the BlackBerry Developer website. Probably most known for their themes, they have already starting making apps for BlackBerry 10.

Foursquare for BlackBerry Updated to v5.5.9

Foursquare for legacy BlackBerry devices has been updated to version 5.5.9. This update brings a couple quick fixes and performance tweaks. Foursquare helps you and your friends make the most of where you are. Join the over 25 million people who are already on Foursquare and download the free app!

TIFF Images may cause Vulnerabilities in BlackBerry Enterprise Server

Vulnerabilities exist in components of the BlackBerry Enterprise Server that process TIFF images for rendering on the BlackBerry smartphone. The systems that allow BlackBerry images to display may become vulnerable to a remote access attack to the BES Server. Currently no attacks targeting the BlackBerry Enterprise Server but, BlackBerry has identified the problem and is encouraging […]

Hostile Skies 2 For BlackBerry Java Devices

Not many games are getting released anymore for older BlackBerries. All the focus has been on BlackBerry 10, but there are still some developers who have love for the oldies. Hostile Skies 2 was recently released and actually not long after the first Hostile Skies. The second one is a huge improvement in graphics.