‘Coming Soon: Introduction to the Amazon Developer Program’ webinars

BlackBerry is currently gearing up for three brand new webinars to help developers learn about what the Amazon Developer Program offers and more. The first webinar will be held on August 26th and will offer the Introduction to the Amazon Developer Program. Next up on the list will be How to get your apps into […]

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Developers Platform Wars

BlackBerry moving their focus away from consumer smartphones and Microsoft killing their recently acquired Asha and Nokia X platforms to double down on Windows Phone. Although Android and iOS lost developer mindshare, this was not fewer developers prioritising either platform, rather more developers are now choosing sides. The average number of platforms a developer targets […]

BlackBerry Developers: What does the Amazon Appstore Licensing Deal Mean for You?

BlackBerry has just published the below article on Inside BlackBerry Dev Blog informing you the developers what bringing the Amazon Appstore to BlackBerry 10.3 means for you. Check it out below and let us know your thoughts in the comments! Today, BlackBerry announced a licensing agreement with the Amazon Appstore to bring more than 200,000 […]

BlackBerry Beta Zone is now open to developers!

BlackBerry has done what we all thought BlackBerry would do with the BlackBerry Beta Zone. They have just opened the Beta Zone to third party developers! Now the people who were asking us why OSBB had their application MockIt! in the BlackBerry Beta Zone app know why… BlackBerry is currently notifying developers with the email […]

BlackBerry 10 apps to automatically scale on Z3

The Z3 is selling well in Indonesia and BlackBerry has assisted the developers some with the lower screen resolution and features being a entry level device. You can read more over on the BlackBerry Developer Blog

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 […]

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 Live 2014 Cancelled

The news hit hard and it hit us fast and then out came the rumors. Naturally certain people chimed in their 2 cents about our beloved BlackBerry “dying” but in the circles I am in and the circles I know of, everyone just rolled their eyes and speculated other reasons behind it. In an interview […]

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 […]