BlackBerry has launched the BlackBerry Builder program. Developers get certified for Web Application Development and Native Web Application Development. To get certified you must write a test. So what’s the point in getting certified? BlackBerry will have an exclusive job board for those who get certified. Potential employers can check out the certified people who [...]
What a very enjoyable weekend I had! I just got back to Houston from Good ole’ Austin Texas, where SXSW is in full swing! I had the opportunity to swing by The BlackBerry House on Rainey St in Austin. Boy was I impressed with the layout and the things going on there. I arrived [...]
This is an older-android version of Instagram that has recently leaked out for BB10 fans. While this is a none official version it brings local uploads to the device a feature that’s been sorely lacking.
Mobile Link I have known Lil E AKA @BTBREPRESENTA for a long time now. Lil E is a great Texas artist that made a song for BlackBerry titled is “No Sleep till BlackBerry 10“. Lil E just BBMed me to let me know about his latest song about BlackBerry, “BlackBerry 10 Keeps Moving”. Here [...]
And the big named applications for BlackBerry 10 keep on coming! Now we have the NYTimes appication for BlackBerry10! Experience The New York Times optimized for BlackBerry®10. Download the application and get the Top News section for free, or subscribe to unlock all the sections in the app plus blogs, videos and slide shows. View [...]
“Lots of people have been asking us continuously on our view on whether Skype would be included with BlackBerry 10. Yes, you read that right. There have been indications that a Skype for BlackBerry 10 app has not been seen or heard of is due to the fact that it will be an option integrated [...]
Like the launch of BlackBerry 10 at the end of the month, there is also a World Economic Forum that happens annually at the end of January. Davos is a city in eastern Switzerland that became famous in the 1990s for hosting this forum. On CNBC today at multiple time slots their were ‘BlackBerry 10 [...]
BlackBerry’s commitment to their third party developers is admirable and the gold standard (and perhaps even beyond that) of how developers should be treated. Under the leadership of Alec Saunders and the Developer Relations team, RIM has essentially written the book on how to grow a third party mobile appecosystem.
Previously, we saw yet another BlackBerry Z10 hands-on walk-through. The same folks have added a video showcasing the BlackBerry Z10′s camera. Or, more appropriately, its video taking capabilities. The camera itself features several modes like ’Automatic’, ‘Action’, ‘Whiteboard, ‘Night’ and ‘Beach’ or ‘Snow,’ which is not available on Apple & Windows platform. Though, it is unclear if these filters are extended to video. The BlackBerry Z10 features a rear 8MP [...]
Whadda know. Trolling instagram has its perks. CB member spotted these dashing images of the ‘Not For Sale’ N-Series or X10 QWERTY BlackBerry (Or more likely the Dev Alpha C) set to be launched alongside the Z10 Full Touch device at the end of this month. She’s a looker, what you you guys think of [...]
When I tell people that BlackBerry 10 is a gesture based OS I sometimes get quizzical looks on what that means. Thankfully Jeff Gadway, RIM’s senior product marketing manager, kindly decided to show off the top four navigation gestures in a video. (each direction) They more of less show the gestures that we will be [...]
RIM just wrapped up a hugely successful BlackBerry 10 Port-a-thon this weekend and it looks like they are geared up for another. Jose sent us the terms and conditions for another port-a-thon RIM is planning starting at 12PM EST on January 18th and ending at 11:59:59PM on January 19th. This one seems to include all [...]
Aircel has confirmed that it will launch BlackBerry 10 in India when the smartphones are available in India, which should be a few weeks after the global launch scheduled for January 30. Various Indian telecom operators were contacted on their plans to launch BlackBerry 10 (BB10) in India and while Aircel has confirmed that it will [...]
EE have just tweeted that they will have BlackBerry 10 available at launch. While we already have EE confirmed as supplying BlackBerry 10, it is great news to have them confirm the availability, although we will contact EE to see exactly what they mean by ‘at launch‘.
In preparation for BlackBerry 10, here we have a short tutorial on the device from Yosa – bb10believe showing us some basic features. The above image lets you know that you can check your notifications by touching the bottom edge of the glass and slowly sliding your finger up. Check out the rest of the images [...]
These port-a-thons are truly remarkable. RIM has great incentives ($100 an app) and free hardware after reaching certain cutoffs like 10 apps, 20 apps etc. If all 15,000 apps submitted get approved–that means RIM will pay 1.5 MILLION dollars out to developers! Truly amazing, RIM is putting their money where their mouth is and getting developers excited [...]
There’s been a great deal of speculation around QNX in automotive and what that means for BlackBerry. RIM is playing it well in my opinion. No, we aren’t going to see any ‘BlackBerry’ branded infotainment systems in cars. The Car 2 Platform is licensed to Car OEMs like Mercedes, Toyota, Chevy, BMW, (trust me the [...]
Agrima Infotech, the makers of India’s first humanoid controlled robot brings their patented voice assistance app VIKI to BlackBerry 10! This exclusive BlackBerry application acts as a personal assistant to all your needs such as real-time news, weather forecasts, browse movies, sports scores, conversions , navigation etc. It also schedules your meeting, set reminders and [...]
We told you a few days ago that RIM was showing off BB10 privately as CES. Now we’re getting some videos from those exclusive expos. Take a peek and enjoy the short video. Great things coming in 2013 for RIM and BlackBerry now’s the time to start getting excited!