Thieves got taste: Man Steals BlackBerry Torch

It may be old news but the verdict was apparently stated today. A man reportedly stole a BlackBerry Torch (No model given) worth $100-120,000… Yeah you read that correctly… Let that sink in for a few moments. The original story found here states that Oslin Robinson a 23 year old mason from Georgetown, Guyana apparently […]

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BlackBerry Newsstand to be discontinued as of April 30, 2014

BlackBerry has decided to discontinue their BlackBerry Newsstand application effective April 30, 2014. On April 30 the application will be removed from BlackBerry World. BlackBerry is currently sending out the discntinuation notices to everyone that has used it in the past. The BlackBerry Newsstand service will be discontinued as of April 30, 2014*, after which […]

Q20 Classic unveiled next month?

The BlackBerry Q20 Classic smartphone may unveil next month by BlackBerry at FairFax Financial Holdings meeting on April 9th, 2014. Prem Watsa, CEO at FairFax Financial Holdings & also the largest shareholder in BlackBerry, released his company’s annual shareholders letter last night where he talks so much about BlackBerry & his actions related to it. […]

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 […]

Don Lindsay VP of BlackBerry User Experience left in January

Wall Street Journal’s Will Connors sent out a tweet that BlackBerry Vice President of User Experience Don Lindsay has left the company. Delving in a little further and we see that Lindsay left in January, yet clicking onto Lindsay’s profiles it still shows VP…. although with 1 tweet and Lindsays Google+ still showing RIM it’s a […]

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 […]

Your BlackBerry Days Are Done, Alicia Keys I hardly Knew Ya

I have been putting off writing this for a while to give benefit of a doubt and in vain hope but after hunting around on Google since the news came out that BlackBerry would be letting their Creative Director Alicia Keys go… I have been struggling to find anything positive about her term… What is […]

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 […]

Air Force Swaps 5,000 BlackBerry Devices to iPhones

“The Air Force is replacing 5,000 of its BlackBerry devices with Apple smartphones, in a broader move to eradicate the legacy devices in favor of more modern commercial technologies” Currently in use is a mixture of OS6 and OS7 Legacy devices so I can understand the need.. the requirement.. the demand to upgrade to “more […]

BlackBerry Wins ESEAward 2014

2014 seems to be a good year so far and to add to the trophy cabinet: BlackBerry Indonesia received the Excellent Service Experience Award (ESEAward) 2014 for the category “Handset of the Year”… that’s 2 years in a row! The ESEAward is essentially Service Quality and Customer Management consultancy Carre CSSL (Carre Center for Customer […]

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 […]

Chive On Updated, Adds Many New Features!

Chive On is the first full Native Cascades app for theCHIVE  has been updated to v1.0.2.75. This is an unofficial app that focuses on providing you with the best in class BlackBerry® 10 user experience for theCHIVE right on your device! •Updated to the Native 10.2 SDK (min OS 10.2 now required). •FIXED: Missing placeholder […]

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 […]

Sky Drone FPV makes it’s way to BlackBerry10

N4BB has let us know that Sky Drone is now compatible with BlackBerry 10 as follows The Sky Drone team has some very exciting news for BlackBerry 10 users. After receiving many requests, they have added support to Sky Drone FPV system for the BlackBerry 10 platform. This means you can have full HD FPV […]

BlackBerry Z10 price now $299 Unlocked to all networks

For those that have missed out on being a part of BlackBerry 10 but have been put off by the buy out price you need not wait. Z10 has been listed as $299 on their store in both black and white. Shipping seems to be only USA, Canada and Mexico (The shipping for Non USA […]

Bloomberg for BlackBerry 10 Updated

Bloomberg LP has launched an update for their news application for BlackBerry 10. This update bring a few things to the application as you will see below. Get Instant access to your business and finance news, market data and portfolio tracking tools from Bloomberg, the most trusted source for financial professionals around the world. For […]

Photo Studio Pro Update to 1.2.9.134

Photo Studio Pro pushed an update that shocked me a little… It has been said recently that legacy devices such as that on OS 5-7 will no longer be supported and I had presumed that a lot of developers would follow suit and give up on people on the old qwerty’s. The update consists of: […]