Viber for BlackBerry Gets Updated to v2.1.17

Viber for BlackBerry has been updated to v2.1.17 in App World. Viber allows you to send photo messages and free texts through the app. Viber has been around for iOS and Android for a little while now, so it nice to see it come to BlackBerry. Viber lets you send text and photo messages, anywhere […]

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Beta OS 2.1 for the BlackBerry PlayBook to be Released By the End of May

PlayBook product manager, Michael Clewley just had an interesting Twitter conversation via his personal Twitter account regarding PlayBook OS 2.1 beta. PlayBook OS 2.1 beta is set to be released by the end of May, That’s only two days from now!

GuestLogix Leading Buy Onboard POS Application Now Available for iOS, Android and BlackBerry Smartphones and Tablets

Solution Transforms Consumer Mobile Devices into Secure Point-of-Sale Terminals TORONTO, ONTARIO, May 29, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — As airlines introduce popular consumer mobile devices for use by cabin crew onboard in order to increase operational efficiencies, GuestLogix Inc. CA:GXI -3.23% , the leading global provider of onboard retail and payment technology solutions to airlines […]

BlackBerry Curve 9320 is Headed to Virgin Mobile

It looks like some Canadian, Virgin Mobile customers will be happy to know that the BlackBerry Curve 9320 is headed their way. The BlackBerry Curve 9320 is an entry level device with a dedicated BBM button. Which appeals to the “social generation”. The Curve 9320 could also be heading to Bell around the same time […]

LittleBrother app adds location sharing via BBM in latest update

The LittleBrother app has received an update that allows you to share your location via BBM.  You are now able to share your location/celltower/wlan or sector in the BBM status field so that all your BBM friends can see where you are without wasting a lot of battery.  More and more apps are adding BBM connectivity, […]

RIM may face a possible $1 billion write-off of unsold devices

With many users waiting for the release of BlackBerry 10 devices in the fall, RIM is possibly facing a large write-off of unsold units that are in stock.  The stockpile of PlayBook tablets and BlackBerry smartphones has swelled by over two-thirds in the pas year.  This abundance can be attributed to an 18% increase in […]

Next generation Wikitude 7 now available for BlackBerry

Wikitude, the world’s first and leading Augmented Reality browser has today launched Wikitude 7 for BlackBerry which features a completely revamped user interface, offering a fun and intuitive way to interact with the Augmented World around them. Specifically designed to take full advantage of BlackBerry’s unique screen layout, featured worlds and Wikitude content partners are […]

Desktop Bridge for PlayBook Gets Released – Get BBM on your Desktop!

Pulsecode Engineering has released Desktop Bridge for the BlackBerry PlayBook. Desktop Bridge will basically allow to access any Bridge apps from your PlayBook from within a browser window on your desktop.  The app uses a SSL connection with your PlayBook and will wirelessly allow you to access your Bridge apps.

Fightin’ Words Gets Updated to v1.40.2

Fightin’ Words for BlackBerry has been updated to v1.40.2. Fightin’ Words is a killer multi-player word game allowing you to play head to head with other players. The game is in the Scrabble genre and we love this genre of game. Unfortunately Words With Friends for BlackBerry® does not exist and we were unsatisfied with […]

J Crew CEO And Apple Board Member Owns A Blackberry

J. Crew CEO Millard “Mickey” Drexler uses a Blackberry Bold 9900. Why does it matter? Well since he is on the Apple Board, you would think he would be more likely to use an Iphone. Apparently not. Since Blackberry is geared towards the Business market, it makes sense that someone in a high powered position […]

Official OS: BlackBerry Torch 9810 OS 7.1.0.391 from Rogers

BlackBerry Handheld Software v7.1.0.1310 (All Languages) Package Version: 7.1.0.1310 Consisting of: Applications: 7.1.0.391 Software Platform: 5.1.0.319 File name: 9810jAllLang_PBr7.1.0_rel1310_PL5.1.0.319_A7.1.0.391_Rogers_Wireless_Inc.exe File size: 265MB Note: The Software Platform and Applications version numbers can be found under Options-About screen on the handheld.

RIM Plans to Layoff 12% of its Employee Base

With all of the changes happening at RIM from BlackBerry 10 to major restructuring, RIM is set to eliminate at least 2,000 jobs worldwide. This is a massive layoff for RIM as they try to get BlackBerry 10 on track and released to the general public. The first round of layoffs are planned for about […]

Tablet TV for PlayBook is Now on Sale and Has Been Updated to v2.9.0

Tablet TV for the BlackBerry PlayBook is now on sale for ONLY $.99 and has just received an update to v2.9.0. Tablet TV is the ORIGINAL and BEST TV app for your Tablet! It received regular free updates for the life of the app, near instant developer support that is unrivaled, and better features than […]

Sketch W Friends for BlackBerry PlayBook Gets Updated to v3.1.2

Sketch W Friends has been updated in the BlackBerry App World to v3.1.2. Sketch W Friends is a real-time, multi-player, virtual game based on the classic games of Pictionary and Charades. Sketch W Friends brings a fresh twist to the good old games of Pictionary & Charades. It is a real-time, multi-player, virtual game where […]

QuickBerry Podcast Episode 17 Hosted By @BBSuperAbuser!

@BBSuperAbuser has brought us another exciting episode of the QuickBerry Podcast! @BBSuperAbuser is an  awesome theme developer from Pro Theme Designs (PTD) has set up a great podcast that give you the weekly BlackBerry headline roundup, from the most popular news sites around, with a little bit of fun, courtesy of the FuMP.com. Hit the […]

WebMobi Launches Blackberry Support For Their HTML5 Cross-Platform Mobile App Creation

WebMobi announced support for the Blackberry platform for their HTML5 cross platform app today. This app will allow you to create apps easily on both Blackberry smartphones and the Playbook. Using the WebMobi app will also make it easier to get people more aware of your apps because they have a lot of users already. […]

Inside BlackBerry Blog launches “Five Pic Friday”

If there is one thing I have noticed over the last year is that the BlackBerry Social Media team has picked up their game.  Alex Kinsella has been moving the Social Media team in the right direction as far as we are concerned, and we have seen some new and exciting programs come from them. […]

RIM patent application points towards possible new unlock alternative

RIM has submitted quite a few patent applications over the last few weeks.  Previous applications have been for new keyboards, smartphone docks and even a potential foray into forensics peripherals.  The newest application from RIM points towards the possibility of a new “pressure sensitive” unlock alternative.  By the description that is attached to the application […]

Official OS: Blackberry Bold 9900 OS7.1.0.437 from China Unicom

BlackBerry Handheld Software v7.1.0.1461 (All Languages) Package Version: 7.1.0.1461 Consisting of: Applications: 7.1.0.437 Software Platform: 5.1.0.345 File name: 9900wapijAllLang_PBr7.1.0_rel1461_PL5.1.0.345_A7.1.0.437_China_Unicom.exe File size: 248.48MB Note: The Software Platform and Applications version numbers can be found under Options-About screen on the handheld.

WordPress for BlackBerry PlayBook Updated to v2.1.1

WordPress for BlackBerry PlayBook has received a small bump up to v2.1.1 from v2.1. This update does not include a change log at this time, however do to the version number on this update we can assume that this update is for bug fixes only at this time.