NSA-Proof Blackphone Rooted in under 5 minutes!

Talk about getting you butts handed to you! During Blackhat this weekend the so called NSA-proof Blackphone was rooted un less than5 minutes… The root did not even require you unlocking the bootloader… Huge shoutout to @TeamAndIRC for getting root access and enabling ADB on the device. The vulnerability that allowed @TeamAndIRC to gain root has been “patch, […]

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The BlackBerry Passport gets GCF certification

When a company goes to release a brand new device, the device has to be certified several different ways. We have already saw the BlackBerry Passport pass through the FCC now the BlackBerry Passport has gotten GCF certification on July 30th! If you look at the Global Certification Forum the name Passport is spelled a bit […]

BlackBerry is rolling out OS 10.2.2.1531

BlackBerry has begun rolling out BlackBerry OS 10.2.2.1531 in Germany and surrounding areas. According to reports this OS software release v10.2.2.932, OS v10.2.2.1531 is more for Enterprise users with set requirements. This updated release provides security enhancements for some Enterprise customers with specific requirements. For customers that have not already upgraded to 10.2.1 software this […]

Dark themed HUB heading to BlackBerry 10.3.1

For some reason or another I love the dark theme options in BBM, with that said it looks like BlackBerry will be expanding this option into BlackBerry 10.3.1’s HUB set up! As you will see below the images show off BlackBerry Passport, BlackBerry Z30 and the BlackBerry Q10 dark themed HUB. It appears that this […]

Tresorit now available for BlackBerry 10

Your safe space in the cloud Store your digital valuables, access them anywhere, and share safely. Highest grade encryption protects every aspect of your content management in the cloud. Turn any folder into a secure tresor Any folder can be turned into a secure tresor. There’s no need to reorganize your data. You can stick […]

Leaked BlackBerry Blend screenshots show how your device will connect

Ever since we first started seeing information on BlackBerry Blend leak out a lot of people have been asking “How will your BlackBerry or other device connect to Blend?” Up until now this answer was not yet available. Thanks to some new leaked screenshots we now know how you will be able to connect your […]

Todd Wood, former SVP of Design at BlackBerry talks about his time there

This is not the first time former SVP of Design at BlackBerry, Todd Wood has been interviewed it is however the first time he has spoken about his time at BlackBerry. In a very recent interview with The Canadian Design Resource, Todd Wood sat down and spoke about his time at BlackBerry. Below are a couple […]

Andrew Bocking, former BlackBerry Exec joins Facebook

It seems as though all the Executives that have left BlackBerry have gone on to a slew of different things, this time it is Andrew Bocking. Bocking left BlackBerry back in February of this year, he has now joined forces with Facebook as a product manager for internet.org’s mobile app. Internet.org goal in life is […]

HUB++ for BlackBerry 10 updated; Adds support for iGrann and Snap2Chat

Devcellent Solutions Inc. has just released yet another update to their very popular headless LED app HUB++. This update takes the version to 5.8.3.1 and is currently available in BlackBerry World. Take control of your notifications instead of them controlling you. You tell it what led colors to show, what disco patterns to blink and of […]

gNewsReader for BlackBerry 10 updated

gNewsReader for BlackBerry 10 by Yogeshwar has received a nice update today to version 2.9.1.2. You can check out the change log below to find out more on this update. gNewsReader is native Feedly/NewsBlur client for BlackBerry 10 devices. What’s new?Fix for NewsBlur backend not loading articles Fix for open browser & mobilizer button launch issues […]

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 […]

BES 10 Gets 5 Star Rating from SC Magazine

BlackBerry is heading down the right path to complete their full transition into being profitable. With services like BBM being cross-platform, eBBM and of course BES 10. In a recent review of BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10, SC Magazine gave BES 10 FIVE stars across the board for Features, Ease of Use, Performance, Documentation, Support and […]

Down Tube for BlackBerry 10 Updated in the Beta Zone

S4BB Limited just informed us that the have released an update to Down Tube into the BlackBerry Beta Zone.  Down Tube a Built for BlackBerry certified application lets you pre-load videos from YouTube, Vimeo and Metacafe for later viewing. This beta update takes the version to 1.5.2.0. It has also been started to improve the […]

BlackBerry Further Expands Unparalleled Security Credentials with New Government Approval for Multi-Platform Management

Secure Work Space for iOS and Android receives Security Technical Implementation Guide approval for the U.S. Department of Defense WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Aug. 6, 2014) – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a world leader in mobile communications, today announced that Secure Work Space for iOS(R) and Android(TM), a multi-platform containerization solution managed through BlackBerry(R) Enterprise Service 10 […]

Did you just hit a pothole? Don’t worry your QNX connected car will report it

We all know QNX does some amazing things with the technology that they have developed over the years. I can see this one working very well! QNX is working on a pothole-sensing technology that will share the GPS location of each pothole you hit with the municipality! Granted this is a technology that is still […]

How did QNX looked in 1999??

As most of you already know QNX is the backbone of BlackBerry 10. What really has not been shown is the early stages of QNX and just how powerful the Operating System is, until now. A new video has surfaced on YouTube thanks to DevHackMod Channel. As you will see in this video the QNX […]

Over 50,000 T-Mobile BlackBerry users upgrade thanks to the “Loyalty Offer”

We all know that T-Mobile and BlackBerry have been having it out over the last few months to the point of both companies offering users the chance to upgrade with some great savings. Well according to an internal memo obtained by TmoNews over 50,000 BlackBerry users have upgraded to new devices. At this time there […]

Meetup for BlackBerry 10 now available

qbo the developer behind MAKE and other popular applications has released a brand new application for BlackBerry 10! Meetup for BlackBerry 10 is now available to download, please keep in mind this is an unofficial release but will work just fine for you. Finding the perfect Meetup for you to learn something, do something, or […]

BlackBerry CEO John Chen; “We have completed the restructuring notification process, and the workforce reduction that began three years ago is now behind us,”

After a long process of restructuring BlackBerry has released an internal memo informing employees that this process has been completed, this according to a leaked internal memo obtained by Reuters. The memo from BlackBerry CEO John Chen “We have completed the restructuring notification process, and the workforce reduction that began three years ago is now behind […]