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 […]

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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 […]

Nutty Player For BlackBerry 10 Gets An Update

Nutty Player has been updated and they’ve done a lot of fixing. The app is now a v1.0.0.108. When the app first came around it wasn’t well received. But now that they’ve made changes, hopefully it will change your mind. What’s in the update? Video list loading issue fixes Application startup issues fix MKV format […]

BlackBerry WebWorks SDK 2.0 Beta Has Been Released

BlackBerry has released WebWorks SDK 2.0 Beta and it includes compatibility with Apache Cordova. The support for Cordova is actually built right into BlackBerry 10. The new WebWorks SDK comes with a new GUI tool, that helps you manage your projects, set basic config.xml information, and build/sign/deploy your application to the simulator or device for […]

Geordie Greig Writes A Book On His BlackBerry

It seems that BlackBerries or BlackBerry related products are the new device to write a book on. A while back we told you about the man who wrote his book on his BlackBerry Playbook. Author Geordie Greig wrote a biography of Lucian Freud. The book is 272 pages and it was mostly written on his […]

Former BlackBerry Management Team Is Taking Away A Hefty Payout

Even though they lost their jobs, 3 former Chiefs at BlackBerry are walking away with a decent amount of cash. In a release by BlackBerry the final breakdown is below. The total payout: Chief Financial Officer Brian Bidulka – $3 million ($1.2 million for two years of his salary plus stock options and retirement savings) […]

Latest BlackBerry Management Change Is Only The Beginning

The Globe and Mail’s source is saying “This is just the beginning; there will be more management changes,” said a source familiar with the situation. On the chopping block already are chief operating officer Kristian Tear, chief marketing officer Frank Boulben and Chief financial officer Brian Bidulka. Clearly new CEO John Chen has some big […]

BlackBerry Gives Out Awards For STEM 2013 Camp

What a cool way to get kids interested in technology. BlackBerry partnered with Junior Achievement India and announced the winners of their STEM 2013 Camp. Students are given challenges to complete, which promotes critical thinking, and team work. Some of the students came up with some great ideas. Read the full Press Release below. Press […]

Yankee Group Shows Want The Smartphone Market Share Is Really Like

Carl Howe, Vice President of Yankee Group’s Consumer Research group did a post over on the BlackBerry Dev Blog. He wrote about the “The Realities of Smartphone Market Share”. Since there are always lots of numbers that can be exaggerated with no data to back it up, he is unveiling the truth. What did he […]

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 […]

BlackBerry Selling Z30s on Amazon for Verizon Starting at $99.99

Those seeking an upgrade to the killer new Z30  can get it for as little as $99.99 dollars down on new term contract. This puts the device in at a outright price of ~$620. If you’re on the edge and want to utilize Verizon JUMP this would be a great way to get started. The […]

Porsche Design P’9982 Launch Party Went Down In NYC

On Thursday night, BlackBerry held the launch party for the Porsche Design P’9982. The party was held in New York City and had a good turn out. The man behind the design of the phone, Porsche Design CEO Juergen Gessle was there, along with BlackBerry CMO Frank Boulben who delivered a welcome speech and introductory […]

The Original Porsche Design P’9981 Was A Best Seller At Harrods

Will this pave the way for the latest Porsche Design P’9982? Dr. Juergen Gessler who designed the P’9981, was at the launch party for the P’9982. He went on stage and revealed that over 130,000 P’9981 were sold. Apparently there was a secret party this year at Harrods of London and the P’9981 was awarded […]

BlackBerry Will Be Announcing Their Third Quarter Results On Dec 20th

If the past few months have been any indication, the results of the third quarter probably won’t be too surprising. BlackBerry has laid off a lot of people, was put up for sale, and is now restructuring. Unfortunately, that means the initial outcome will not not be positive. However, with BlackBerry switching things around, a […]

BBM Money Added to BlackBerry 10

Add more application to its portfolio BlackBerry 10 application are becoming more and more frequent and BlackBerry Messenger Money isn’t one that will be overlooked. BBM Money along with the BlackBerry Z30 will be rolling out very soon in Indonesia.  Since the launch of BBM Money, more than 60,000 people have joined, which has exceeded […]

See The BlackBerry Porsche Design P’9982 Get Unboxed

Check out the unboxing video of the just announced Porsche Design P’9982. Below is a complete list of the specs of the device. It is very similar to the Z10 specs, but also costs a lot more! Size Height 131 mm / 5.16 in Width 65.6 mm / 2.58 in Depth 9.5 mm / 0.37 […]

BlackBerry P’9982 Coming To Carphone Warehouse On Nov 25th

Got £1400 lying around? Carphone Warehouse is going to start selling the Porsche Design P’9982 on November 25th. They’ll be offering the devices through Selfridges SIM free. Pre-orders start tomorrow. After today’s official announcement, Carphone Warehouse is the first to carry and sell the phone. See the Press Release below. Press Release LONDON, Tuesday 19th […]