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 […]

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OS 10.2.1 Has arrived!

I played “Returns A King” from 300 whilst thinking of this article I Don’t know why but when I think of something glorious, spectacular and impressive I think of this song (not the lyrics) and to me 10.2.1 is just that… awesome… this OS has features that I feel should have been readily available 1 […]

AT&T New Family Plans Start Tomorrow

AT&T’s new family plans are going to start tomorrow. This is in response to T-Mobile’s plan ad campaigns. AT&T’s new data offerings are cheaper but the data amount stays the same. They have dropped the price per line. The new plans start with 10GB buckets ($100) and up, with unlimited texting, and calling for family […]

BlackBerry releases enterprise IM for BlackBerry 10

Having not tested the Balance nor BlackBerry Enterprise side of things myself personally I cannot comment much on its ease of use nor the desirability of such an app and option such as BBE IM but I know of people that do and I can imagine the discussions in offices that have such systems as […]

BlackBerry Is Among The List Of The Most Hated Companies In The US

Kick them while they’re down. BlackBerry made the list of the most hated companies in the US. Finding themselves number 9 in the top 10. 24/7 WallSt.com released the list, which also has McDonalds and Walmart, lululemon and JCPenney on it. The companies were rated based on customer satisfaction, stock performance, and employee satisfaction rate. […]

BlackBerry Doesn’t Think Windows Phone Is Worthy of BBM

BBM for all has been out for months. The all part is kind inaccurate though because it is still missing for Windows phone. BlackBerry isn’t outright refusing to make it available for Windows though. They’ve always said that if there was a large enough amount of people on the platform, they would develop for it. […]

Founder Of Torch Mobile, George Staikos, Has Left BlackBerry

George Staikos is the latest BlackBerry employee to leave the the company.He left the position at some point this month. But instead of going to work for another company he is working independently as a software developer. His departure comes after his brother Matthew left the company back in July. Both brothers came to work […]

BlackBerry Z30 Is Ahead Of The Iphone, Lumia 1020 and Moto X As The Best Blogging Phone

Wired posted their best blogging phone at the close of CES 2014. The phones in the competition? The BlackBerry Z30, iPhone 5s, Nokia Lumia 1020 and the Motorola X were the devices chosen. They were used in covering CES this year instead of using DLSRs and laptops. Dubbed the Smartphone Thunderdome,see how each device handled […]

Patent Issued for Advanced User Interface Operations in a Dual-Mode Wireless Device

This patent was filed on September 14, 2012 and was published online on December 31, 2013. From the background information supplied by the inventors, news correspondents obtained the following quote: “The present invention relates generally to mobile communication devices or stations and more particularly to user interface applications for dual-mode communication mobile devices or stations. “While the […]

Chen: Our Foxconn phone will cost under $200

the first built by Foxconn device for BlackBerry will cost, under $200! John Chen is making his rounds in Vegas dishing out as many details as possible. Consumers wanted something more affordable opposed to the current high-end BlackBerry 10 devices excluding the BlackBerry Q5, they will be getting one. He pretty much confirmed our recent […]

Take “Interim” Out of the Title, John Chen is Staying BlackBerry’s CEO Going Forward

John Chen has officially removed the “Interim” tag from his title as CEO of BlackBerry today. The announcement today was necessary because since taking over for Heins in November of last year, Chen had mentioned he’d be looking for a new CEO to eventually take over the reigns of BlackBerry, thus requiring the “interim CEO” […]

John Chen Talks Foxconn

While John Chen has discussed the Foxconn deal quite a bit, with CNBC and via a BlackBerry press release, Jon from over at Bloomberg caught up with the BlackBerry CEO to discuss the deal a little further. Chen also touched a little on the lawsuit regarding Typo stealing their QWERTY physical keyboard, their patents and […]

BlackBerry Keyboard Lookalikes, Typo Product, Is Going To Defend Themselves Against The Newly Filed Lawsuit

I saw an article on this a few weeks ago and my first thought was that it looked exactly like a BlackBerry keyboard. I also thought that it might possibly be illegal to market a product that is a copy of another. Since I am no lawyer I obviously didn’t know if it is something […]

BlackBerry Features the “Best of 2013″

With this year ending in just a few short days, BlackBerry has ending the 25 days of Christmas Gift giveaway, and now you can download some of the Best Applications from 2013! Hit the jump to see the full list Looking forward BlackBerry 2014 Best of 2013 List from BlackBerry World

Think before you buy!

All I see is stars    I scroll through BlackBerry World alot and it saddens me that there is apps that whilst claiming to be genuine (it is very well possible that they are) but at the same time are a tad misleading having a very similar app name for something popular at the moment. […]

University Of Waterloo, New Owner Of BlackBerry Buildings

The University of Waterloo has purchased 5 of BlackBerry’s buildings. And it cost them $41 Million. More cash will be available now to BlackBerry as part of the restructure. As part of the deal, BlackBerry land surrounding the buildings is part of the sale. This will be completed by February 2014. The University will be […]

Watcher: A headless app that does a little of everything on your BlackBerry

I’ll admit the app name does… put me off a little but I use it daily… or maybe it uses itself… A buddy happened to mention it in a group I am in and I dismissed it as “too stalky” (thinking of such movies the hitcher and that) but I never gave it enough time […]

Bell Starts New BlackBerry Trade-In Program

Bell’s new trade-in program may entice some new users to BlackBerry 10. If you’ve got a BlackBerry device you can trade it in and get up to $250 towards a new device. Although you can actually trade in a different OS device and put that towards a BB10 device too. Head over to the Bell […]

BBM For Android Gets A Minor Update

BBM for Android was just updated. It is now at v.1.0.3.87. The changelog is just one item, Fixes an issue adding contact categories. You can get BBM for Android at the Google Play Store or download the update.

Countdown To Christmas Features Again!

This time last year we seen it hit our featured shelves on our PlayBooks and BAM! it’s back on again. The Christmas Countdown is a Free app that was developed by PCRx 3 years ago and it was featured on the legacy devices then and OS10 twice since. It is a webworks app that boots […]