BlackBerry CEO John Chen to speak at Montgomery Technology Conference Keynote

The Montgomery Technology Conference… ok yes,  it was re-branded “Oasis: The Montgomery Summit” in 2013 but bad habits and all. So, Just What IS Oasis: The Montgomery Summit… Well large yet emerging and upcoming private companies in multiple fields would be present… be that social, analytic and mobile (to name a few) would want to […]

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SuperTube for Youtube Receives yet another update: More awesome goodies!

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? NO! It’s SuperTube! I’ve had this app since release, I toyed with the free version for a while and decided to go Pro … I find this is my go to app every single time and since there is no native app for YouTube available on BlackBerry the […]

iPhone goto fail; One line of code causes unknown amount of problems

Calling Nelson Muntz, Calling Nelson Muntz: Not so long ago the U.S Air Force announced that they decided to switch their devices from BlackBerry to iOS and Android. On Feb 21st an update was pushed out by Apple and several users found something interesting suggesting something went wrong with SSL/TLS in iOS but there was […]

Game On Contest Winners: Pastry Push Top Prize

Back in November 2013 Nokia partnered with Vserv.mobi to challenge developers on Nokia’s DVLUP. The reward would be cash prizes and the chance to double ad revenues. BlackBerry hasn’t been new to such an idea themselves and having the developer relationships that they have… BlackBerry decided to run a contest of their own. “The Game […]

PhotoUploader receives Headless Update!

There’s times I am forgetful… ok… alot of the time… I always forget to click sync my in box or dropbox, so maybe 100 pics in I suddenly remember. *PANIC* Trust me when I say I have lost countless folders. However… No more! Thanks to Sven Ziegler for building this app last year that automatically syncs […]

BlackBerry Messenger Emoticons Missing: Help us!

Help, we need some ideas! Help, not just any ideas! Help, you know we need some keystroke ideas! Help! Ok so not exactly what The Beatles had in mind but  One thing I love about BlackBerry is its interaction with the community and the users… Last year BlackBerry simply asked us for ideas for new […]

BlackBerry BBM and Desktops: Will We Blend?

Will We Blend? Oh dear a different type of Blend? What is Blend? verb: mix (a substance) with another substance so that they combine together. noun: a mixture of different substances or other things. What is Blend to us? Blend is  a Software that will allow SMS/MMS, BBM, BBM Groups and Email that we use on our […]

Go Go Rapid Post! Tumblr 3rd party sharing option

I have attempted tumblr clients of all kinds but I never felt it suited me nor did I feel they worked… be that to my requirements or in general. Rapid is a nice little addition to any blogger or tumblr addicts device. Instead of opening a full app, creating new post and then uploading Rapid […]

Say Bye Bye Birdy! Flappy Bird is gone and developer receives death threats

    Everyone say Bye Bye Birdy! This one Tweet went on to be ReTweeted over 132,000 times. With OS 10.2.1 came the ability to install .apk files and upon loading snap I happened to see Flappy Bird as well as Candy Crush… I veered… I swerved away… I took evasive maneuvers and crossed multiple […]

BlackBerry Planning Octa-core 64-bit Device

A few days ago @Sleepy2009 posted a snapshot of Geekbench 3 being used on seemingly the BlackBerry O series rumored Ontario, I couldn’t help but feel oh here we go again… remember the cafe? Ontario and was it Tigris? (ok I know cafe was dropped due to Q3 fiscal results but you get the idea)… haven’t […]

Thalmic Labs launches Dev program and adds Alex Kinsella to their team

  Thalmic Labs device named “Myo” has been causing a storm on Twitter, RSS feeds and forums worldwide. An armband you wear and with a flick of a wrist, a tensed arm… a single motion can control movies, games, military drones, lights and computers… did I say Military Drones? Why Yes… Yes I did. The […]

BProfile: A nice little BBM Display Picture Tool

Rick / @Fortneyland95 sent me an edited version (see above) of my then display picture, I had to ask “WHAT APP IS THAT?” and I have to admit that I’ve had alot of fun since downloading BProfile. There has always been ways to customize display pictures prior to this but I find BProfile to be […]

BlackBerry Jam Direct Event Is All About BlackBerry Runtime for Android

BlackBerry Jam Direct is coming up quickly. The event is happening on Wednesday December 4, 2013 at 2 pm EST. It is a virtual conference, so everyone can “attend”. The focus of the event will be BlackBerry Runtime for Android. Even though BlackBerry Jam 2014 Europe isn’t happening, BlackBerry is still forging ahead with Jam […]

Were you one of the first 250 BFBB App Devs? Get your BlackBerry Z10 LE Now!

If you were one of the first 250 developers to submit an application to BlackBerry World and was able to get it Built for BlackBerry certified, you can now get your red BlackBerry Z10 Limited Edition now! BlackBerry is sending emails to those who qualify for the device. Inside this email you will have a […]

BlackBerry Does A Makeover To Developer Micro Sites, Looks In Style

Re-designing the developer micro sites was probably not high on the list of BlackBerry priorities. But they have gone and fixed them up and made them look nicer. It appears that they’ve actually listened to recommendations and ideas from developers by implementing them into the new design. And they confirm they will continue listen to […]

Devs: BlackBerry OS 10.2.0.1157 Developer SDK Includes Headless Hub and Application Access

We having been hearing for sometime the ability for BlackBerry 10 applications  to run in the background known as Headless applications, well included into the new BlackBerry OS 10.2.0.1157 Developer SDK  is the included ability for headless application as well as new integrated hub options for developers.  Headless application runs in the background on the BlackBerry 10 OS. Unlike […]

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 […]

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 […]

BlackBerry Adds New Location for BlackBerry Jam Camp

Last month BlackBerry offered student to take part in a developer event called BlackBerry Jam Camp. The students will be able to create a Built for BlackBerry app and get a chance to win either a BlackBerry Z10 or Q10.  The course is a two day event, but students that attend will continue  to get […]

LocalBar2 for Z10

Let’s give a big thanks to Yohanes and Lloyd along with the entire OSBB crew for there new website full of helpful information! Now we have LocalBar2 for the Z10 and Q10 so head on over to  OSBB and read up on LocalBar and download for BlackBerry 10 as always let us know how you enjoy LocalBar!