ChiveOn App Brings theCHIVE To BlackBerry 10

ChiveOn is a beta BlackBerry 10 app that just launched. Not officially a BlackBerry app as they are still waiting for approval in BlackBerry World. This version seems to be jam packed with features and you won’t be missing on anything. ChiveOn takes the pages from theCHIVE and brings it to your BlackBerry 10 device. […]

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BlackBerry Updates BlackBerry Link For Mac And PC

The BlackBerry Link for PC is now at v1.2.1.31 and the Mac version is at v1.1.1.39. Not much to say about the update. The changelog states that they did general performance improvements. So probably bug fixes. Download the update here. Source:BBE

See What’s Coming In The 10.2.1 Update

The leaked photos above and below show what’s to come in the next update. The 10.2 update brought a lot of new features and fixes. 10.2.1 isn’t as big but still has some cool things to offer. One new feature is customizable quick settings screen that will allow you to choose what you see in […]

Hear A Sample Of BlackBerry’s Natural Sound Technology

The above is a sound clip that shows off BlackBerry’s Natural Sound Technology. For now it is just a feature in BBM calls but hopefully will come to phone calls. If you listen to the clip above, the difference in sound quality becomes apparent right away. I find that in regular smartphones call quality hasn’t […]

More Details Emerge on Fairfax Financial Deal & Prem Watsa’s Plans

  Every few hours we seem to learn a bit more about what went into the Fairfax Financial consortium $1 billion convertible debt deal. The latest is from the Globe & Mail bringing us some great quotes and insight into Prem Watsa’s plans. Here are some of the highlights: “Our focus is great management, we […]

See The Listed Of Companies Who Have Invested In BlackBerry And What Does The New CEO Make?

Its come to light in recent days that there have been more than one financial investor in BlackBerry. After the deal with Fairfax fell through the plans changed and BlackBerry is no longer going private. Fairfax is still involved, dumping quite a bit of money in, but a few other companies joined in and added […]

Get A Mugen Power 4400mAh Extended Battery For Your BlackBerry Q10

Mugen has just announced that they will be selling an extended battery for the BlackBerry Q10. The battery is a whopping 4400mAh more than twice the 2100 that comes with the phone. It’s already listed on their site but won’t be shipping out until Nov 29th. It will set you back $89 and also comes […]

BlackBerry Makes BES 5.0.4 Maintenance Release Documents Available,

The BES Maintenance Release is not available yet, but the documentation is. This shows that BlackBerry is keeping up with Legacy Devices and any updates that are required for BES. The Maintenance notes show the latest or next version to be BES 5.0.4 MR6. Look out for the update to come soon. In the meantime […]

Former Apple CEO John Sculley Was ThisClose To Making A Bid For BlackBerry

John Sculley who was a CEO at Apple, actually mulled over a bid of BlackBerry. If you’ll recall, this is the same guy who said he thought that BlackBerry would make it through. Then a few weeks later he talked about buying BlackBerry. But at the time it didn’t really seem like it was going […]

Reuters Says Qatar Holding Contributed To BlackBerry’s Convertible Debt

A report from Reuters is saying that Qatar Holding was among the investors in BlackBerry’s convertible debt. The Qatari sovereign wealth fund may have put as much as $200 million as an investment. The Reuters source also says that they may have been drawn by the high 6% yield. No word or confirmation from Fairfax […]

Upcoming Webinars From BlackBerry And Sencha

BlackBerry and Sencha have partnered up to bring a 3 part development webcast series later on this month. Both BlackBerry and Sencha are hoping this will encourage developers to use Sencha for developing apps. The purpose of the webinars and the hopeful outcome , is that developers will gain insight into the BlackBerry 10 development […]

T-Mobile Germany Is Now Carrying The BlackBerry Z30

As the Z30 continues to make its global launch, it can now be bought from T-Mobile Germany. Since I can’t read German, the only details I found were the costs. On a contract it starts at 9.95€. If you just want the phone it will cost 539.96€ outright. Check out more info here.

Lenovo Really Was Considering A Bid For BlackBerry, But The Canadian Government Got In The Way

Amongst the contenders for BlackBerry was Lenovo. They actually were considering a bid but were stopped in their tracks. And it had nothing to do with money. No the Canadian Government vetoed them. Specifically, Canadian government said it would not accept a Chinese takeover due to national security. And that is why there were no […]

Gadget Box Gets Some New Features

Gadget Box has been updated to v1.12.0.66. Gadget Box is the multi tool utility app for BlackBerry 10. There are a ton of handy tools to pick from with more to come. A new tool was added and some fixes as well. What’s in the update? New gadget – Shape Calculator! Areas, Volumes, Angles and […]

BlackBerry’s Newest Interim CEO Is Saying BlackBerry Is Going To Keep Making Smartphones

A whirlwind of news today about BlackBerry. Some surprising and some not. BlackBerry is still going forward with making smartphones. This is admirable considering their manufacturer is bailing on them, sales have been down and they are laying off people left and right. Newly appointed interim CEO John S.Chen has a lot on his plate […]

Make Is A Starbucks Client App You Can Use On Your BlackBerry 10 Device

There’s no official Starbucks app for BlackBerry 10. The developer of Make has taken it upon himself to fix that problem. The app has a lot of features so far. The only thing missing is the ability to check your card balance, and Star and reward count is not synced with the account.But you are […]

CIBC App Updated, Now Can Be Used On BlackBerry Q10

A little while back we told you about the launch of the CIBC app in conjunction with Rogers. The CIBC Mobile payment app allows you to use your phone to make purchases up to $50. At the time, only BlackBerry Bold 9900 and BlackBerry Z10 were supported. Now the app has been updated and can […]

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 […]

The Cross Platform Messaging War Wages On, WhatsApp vs BBM Continue Bashing One Another

Since BBM launched for all, there has been back and forth banter between WhatsApp and BBM fans. More specifically the Facebook WhatsApp page is a fan page and doesn’t belong to WhatsApp. But the fans are raging hard against BBM anyway. They used Batman to get their point across, suggesting that BlackBerry is “dead.” And […]

You Can Now Order A Z30 Through Rogers Online

As promised, Rogers is now selling the BlackBerry Z30 on their website. As you recall, they weren’t planning on selling the phone originally. No, they were quite content with their current BlackBerry lineup. That angered a lot of people. The backlash it created made Rogers reconsider their position on selling the phone, so here we […]