BlackBerry Mall Caravan Launches In The Philippines With A Party

The BlackBerry Mall Caravan was launched with a ribbon cutting ceremony attended by Kristian Salvo, Senior Business Manager for BlackBerry in the Philippines, and Patty Dimaano, Brand Manager for Ford Philippines. And to get more people into the new BlackBerries, there are some good promotions going on. If you particpate in the BlackBerry Barkada, bring […]

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“Should I stay or Should I go?” – What do strategic alternatives mean for BlackBerry fans

Today there was some troubling news for BlackBerry fans.  While there have been rumors about BlackBerry looking into options for selling the company over the last year, but today BlackBerry released a press release stating that they are forming a committee to look for “strategic alternatives”.  So what does this mean for BlackBerry fans and […]

AT&T and Blackberry Present a Private Concert with Robin Thicke

AT&T and BlackBerry are giving away tickets to see Robin Thicke in concert if you buy one of the BlackBerry 10 devices AT&T offers. Even if you don’t buy a device, you could be entered to win tickets to the show. The concert is being held in Chicago and you have to be resident of […]

BlackBerry Jam Direct – Virtual Conference Coming August 14th

BlackBerry’s BlackBerry Jam Virtual Conference is all about BlackBerry 10.2 SDK. Since it’s virtual, anyone can attend. They are covering a lot of ground on UI Framework and new features like QNX Momentics IDE. It’s happening August 14th 2pm-5pm EST. And as always, there will be chances to ask questions. By attending, you’ll be among […]

4G Coming To Vodafone Starting On August 29th

Vodafone is starting their LTE roll out on August 29th. The first stop will be London with plans for 12 other cities by the end of this year. And if you already have a BlackBerry 10 device on Vodafone, you can upgrade to a 4G plan. The plans start at £26 for 2GB of data. […]

Force India Formula 1 Team Use BlackBerry Devices

BlackBerry currently sponsors Team Mercedes AMG Petronas. And as you know, members of the team have been to BlackBerry events, and the drivers use BlackBerry devices. Force India Formula 1 Team, though not sponsored by BlackBerry actually uses BlackBerry themselves. Force India IT chief Adrian Collinson had some things to talk about regarding BlackBerry and […]

Promo Codes Being Tested Through Beta Zone

A new program is going to start in the Beta Zone. Users who join up can test out promo codes to be used in BlackBerry World. This is according to an email that is being sent out to Beta Testers who are being invited to join to test the promos. Right now it appears the […]

WhatsApp Rolling Out Voice Messaging For All The Platforms

WhatsApp has been around for a while now, 4 years to be exact. And it is offered as an app for all the major platforms. Now, after numerous updates and changes over the years, they have added Voice Messaging to their services. You can record and play messages with a single touch. It’s a pretty […]

SafeDrive Gets Updated, Made Even Better

BachKhoa University has updated their SafeDrive app and it comes with some new features/support. The app is now at Version: 1.1.0.1. We told you about the app not too long ago and they have already done updates to it. It’s hard to find a decent driving text app, especially for BlackBerry 10 and they’ve made […]

The 10.2 Update Is Bringing A New Feature Called Cardholder

If the leaked BlackBerry app icon picture is to be believed, 10.2 is bringing something totally new to BlackBerry. And it looks a lot like Apple’s Passbook. If it is going to be like the Passbook: Passbook keeps things like airline boarding passes, movie tickets, and gift cards all in one place, letting you scan […]

NFL Mobile Is Coming Soon To BlackBerry 10

NFL Mobile is said to be coming to BlackBerry 10 soon and perhaps even Legacy Devices. The cool part about this app is that you will be able to stream games directly to your phone. Verizon used to have NFL streaming apps and actually still has the rights to them as well. But that would […]

Verano by Pootermobile, A Theme For Your Legacy Device

Leave it to the folks at Pootermobile to come up with a theme for the older BlackBerry devices. It’s been a while since they released the last one, but better late than never, right? The theme will help make your device look current, as it has a modern look to it. Quite different from the […]

BBM for Android and iOS hits BlackBerry Beta Zone for select users

It seems that we may be very close to BBM for Android and iOS going public.  It seems that select users have received invitations to give a beta version of the cross-platform BBM a go.  We assume that this means that BBM will very shortly be available for any user on Android and iOS. Thorsten […]

IT Manager for BlackBerry 10 adds SSH and Telnet to BES management app

If you are an IT admin this is the type of app that probably speaks to you.  IT Manager from SmarterApps allows IT admins to perform quite a few server administration tasks directly from their BlackBerry 10 device.  Now the app is also compatible with BlackBerry OS 5.0+, but hopefully your company has made the […]

Fan concept of “Z15 Slider” looks very appealing

Since the initial Torch launched there have been fans of slider devices in the BlackBerry fold.  Well there were rumors that a BlackBerry 10 slider was in the works, the MIlan, but that it had been cancelled internally.  This of course left the slider fans out there very sad, but some of those same fans […]

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 […]

Koodo BlackBerry Q5 is coming soon

It seems that another Canadian carrier has decided to announce that they will be carrying the BlackBerry Q5.  Koodo mobile has now added the Q5 on their site, and put it up for a relatively affordable $350 outright.  Now of course you can drop that price a little bit by signing up on one of […]

Cover Grabber for BlackBerry 10 easily finds missing album artwork

If you are like me and tend to get the majority of your music from places where the artwork doesn’t always come with it, then Cover Grabber is an app you are going to download.  It is a simple app that delivers on what it says it is going to do, something that we would […]

Hub++ for BlackBerry 10 updated with some cool new features

When it comes to notification add-on apps for BlackBerry 10 you either have Hub++ or BeBuzz installed.  Well if you are a Hub++ user than you will be happy to know that the app has received another update recently.  This latest update brings the app to version 4.0.0.1 and it includes some cool new features. […]

BeMaps 10 Pro brings Google Maps to BlackBerry 10 within a native app

If you have been looking for an alternative to BlackBerry Maps, and don’t feel like sideloading Google Maps, you my want to try out BeMaps 10 Pro.  This native app from Bellshare uses Google Maps to provide you will all the directions and navigation you may need.  While the app does cost $3.99, it may […]