ZTE going after BlackBerry and Motorola Engineers

According to a report ZTE has hired around 20 former BlackBerry employees and plan on a lot more in preps of a mobile push. Also hitting up Motorola. ZTE, the China-based mobile firm that has its sights set on improving its standing in the smartphone business by delivering high-end phones, is planning to pick up […]

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WhatsApp had other offers on the table: $10Billion Bid by Google

Recently we reported that Facebook bought WhatsApp Messenger for a total of $19 Billion Dollars (I still cannot fathom that) but it seems that they weren’t the only company in the rat race. News has came out that Google was also offering bids to snap up the heavily used yet heavily criticized messenger and also […]

Google Entering into QNX Territory With “Open Automotive Alliance”

Google is making a big play into the car software space with Android using their new Open Automotive Alliance. This is a play on the Open Handset Alliance that drove the success of Android. Now they are bringing Android to cars which is an area that QNX has been focusing on for the last few years […]

Snap Updated to v1.9.6.0 Includes “Google Play Library”

I have been using Snap on my BlackBerry 10 device since it first released to download APK’s directly to my Z10. Now the awesome application has been updated to version 1.9.6.0 and with that comes the following: Infinite scrolling of Lists and Search results (yay more than 20 results!!). Fix for small text in Recent Changes. […]

Check out DroidStore for BlackBerry 10 – A Native ‘Google Play’ Client

With the release of the leaked OS 10.2.1.1055, came the ability to directly install Android APK files directly to your BlackBerry 10 device. This has brought out many applications, that previously were not able to be installed before. NemOry, a developer has release DroidStore for BlackBerry 10!   Hi Everyone. I want to share with […]

Check out Snap to Get Android APKs from Google Play

So with the leak of OS 10.2.1.1055, a lot of us myself included have been trying all different sorts of things. From getting just about any Android App Store to run on BlackBerry 10 to all of the great new settings. Well on thing that we are missing is the ability to run the Google […]

BlackBerry issues statement on Google Play & BlackBerry 10 rumors

Over the weekend there was a ton of rumors spreading like wildfire about how Google and BlackBerry were working together on bringing Google Play, Google’s native app store was going to be loaded on BlackBerry 10.2.1. There was no concrete evidence on this rumor. Below you will see the statement from BlackBerry. “There is no […]

Here We Go It’s Microsoft, Apple, BlackBerry, Sony and Ericsson Vs Google, Samsung, HTC And Huawei, This Time It’s About Patents

Rockstar, who owns Nortel’s patents is going to fight a patent infringement along with Apple, Microsoft, Blackberry, Ericsson and Sony. They are accusing Google, HTC, Huawei of 7 patent infringements. The patents are related to “help match internet search terms with relevant advertising.” Back when Nortel’s patents were for sale, Google was one of the […]

BBM for Android, Updated and Adds a Few more Devices

BBM for Android has been updated with it comes a few additional devices and some bug and performance enhancements; Bug fixes and performance enhancements Support for additional Android devices Download BBM for Android from Play Store

Google Makes Improvements For CardDAV

Google has gone and added new features and made improvements to CardDAV. They are mostly pushing it as being for the Iphone but it affects BlackBerry as well. CardDav allows you to sync your BlackBerry contacts through Gmail. We will be getting full screen contact photos, this new feature has been a long time coming […]

BeMaps 10 Pro gets updated again for BlackBerry 10

Bellshare GmbH has released a huge update for BeMaps 10 Pro for BlackBerry 10 devices. With BeMaps you can explore new places, discover local favorites, and navigate your world with BeMaps 10 Pro with Google Maps for BlackBerry 10. BeMaps 10 Pro is a native Cascades app with a simple, easy-to-use design. Below is the […]

Is BlackBerry in talks with Cisco, Google, and SAP to sell off portfolio?

Over the weekend Reuters published a report that BlackBerry is currently in talks with Cisco, Google and SAP to sell off their portfolio… The portfolio in question is parts of itself including BlackBerry’s secure server network and patent portfolio. This is not really a stretch for BlackBerry as they are exploring “strategic alternatives”. BlackBerry has […]

Polarbear beta gets updated to version 2.0.1

Just last month we let you know that Polarbear was launching a new private beta. Well that private beta has now been updated. Those of you that signed up for it should be receiving an email letting you know about the update if you have not already.. With the new beta you are be able to […]

gNewsReader for Google Reader Updated Adds Feedly Support

Well if you don’t know by now Google Reader will be dying in two short weeks, many Google Reader users are having to make the switch to other alternative services well rest assure gNewsReader has added support for Feedly and will soon be adding NewsBlur as well. Download gNewsReader for Google Reader from BlackBerry World

Email for Google Gmail Available for BlackBerry 10

Back on November 22, 2011 Google ended support for the Gmail App  for Blackberry well since then BlackBerry user have had to rely on the browser, Email for Google Gmail now gives you just the Gmail features we used to have. Email for Google Mail is also BBM-Enabled and  integrates into the BlackBerry Hub Download Email for Gmail from BlackBerry […]

Google accounts having issues – Not everyone is affected

Being a Gmail user, I noticed today that I kept gettin this popup showing Gmail or Google Apps SMTP or IMAP login is incorrect. So I would then enter my password, it continued to popup. Well Google is having issues with Google Apps, Gmail and Google Drive, ad they are aware of the issues. This […]

WhatsApp denies rumors regarding Google acquisition

We reported yesterday about a rumor concerning Google looking to acquire WhatsApp for somewhere in the $1 billion range.  Well WhatsApp has now spoken up and are denying these rumors, stating that they are not in talks with the search giant.

Google rumored to be in talks to acquire WhatsApp for $1 Billion

There is a new rumor circulating the interwebs today, and it is in regards to Google possibly looking to acquire popular messaging client WhatsApp for close to $1 billion.  According to sources of DigitalTrends Google has been in discussion with WhatsApp for the last few weeks, and that the hold up is WhatsApp looking to […]

The End is Near for Google Reader & Google Voice for BlackBerry

Google as of late has been pissing a lot of people off and now to make matters worse Google has decided to kill off Google Reader & Google Voice for BlackBerry effective July 1st, 2013. I know a lot of people including bloggers, reporters, journalists and everyday joe’s are going to be SOL com July […]

Photo Wrap Up: BlackBerry 10 ‘L Series’ Along Side Competition

We’ve seen plenty of great hi-res shots of the L-series BlackBerry 10 phone set to launch along side N-Series QWERTY on January 30th, 2013, but the first BB10 full touch device has made its rounds posing for pictures aside its competitors. Last night we got a great image of the BlackBerry 10 L next to the iPhone 5 both powered […]