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 […]

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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 […]

Don’t Like The BBM Action Bar? Here’s How To Get Rid Of It

For those on Android and Iphone who are still getting used to BBM may not know how to get rid of that pesky BBM action bar. Why is it such a problem? It takes up quite a bit of screen real estate. On the home page of BBM, it shows your contacts on the left. […]

BlackBerry Smartphones Among Devices Being Smuggled In China

BlackBerrys were among the many devices stolen in a smuggling ring going on in China. They were 30 people involved through two gangs. There was a total of 500 BlackBerrys found along with Iphones, Ipads and accessories. The amount estimated stolen was 300 million yuan. They use stores with the older “antiquated” BlackBerrys to hide […]

Verizon Releases BlackBerry Z30 Price And Launch Date

Verizon has finally announced the date of the upcoming launch of the Z30. They are the first mobile telecom in the US to do so. Last week we told you that they had a landing page for the Z30 but no release date in sight. It appears that it is coming in November. The cost? […]

Noted For BlackBerry 10, Gets An Update

Noted, the feature heavy BlackBerry 10 app, got updated. It is now at v3.0. It is an in depth full note coverage app. Anytime you need to write something down, just put it in Noted. And they’ve added a few new features this time around. What’s in the update? Linked Notes – shortcuts to plain […]

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Has A Z10, More Secure Than Your Z10

Merkel is often seen with her BlackBerry 10 device. That in and of itself doesn’t seem terribly remarkable. Until you consider that people who are high in government positions in their country’s are concerned about security. Their device needs to be highly secure as they don’t want confidential information getting out. Specific problems as of […]

Flipboard now available for the BlackBerry Z10!

Flipboard has finally been officially released for the BlackBerry Z10! This release is long over do because at one point it was released in BlackBerry World and then yanked out. We are happy to report that it is available for both the Z10 and Z30, no word on the Q5 or Q10 at this time. […]

BlackBerry Knows All About Those Sketchy BBM Reviews On Android

Sigh.. can’t people leave well enough alone? Just after the launch of BBM for all there are loads of reviews on Google Play popping up. A lot of them are real but a huge portion of them are 5 star and 1 star and very suspicious. The key to knowing whether they are real or […]

BBM Not Launched Right Away In Sub Saharan Africa, BlackBerry Says Why

BBM was a global release for both the Iphone and Android. Mostly global, because it was not launched in Sub Saharan Africa. In fact, it will be three days after the launch of BBM for all before it can be downloaded there. Why? Samsung has an exclusive on the app in their store. BlackBerry spoke […]

WhatsApp Has More Security Problems, A Sign That More People Should Have BBM

A few weeks back, we told you about WhatsApp being hacked. The problem was quickly fixed at the time. Now it seems that they are having more problems. What’s happening now? It appears that even if you die, your WhatsApp account with show activity without you! How is that? Because the phone number is what […]

Coller Capital Is Now In Line To Bid For BlackBerry

Coller Capital, founded in 1990 by Jeremy Coller, is one of the leading global investors in the private equity secondary market (also known as secondaries). These guys are the latest to be interested in a purchase of BlackBerry. They’ve made the interest public, and they are reported to be interested in purchasing BlackBerry along with […]

Google Makes Improvements For CardDAV

Google has gone and added new features and made improvements to CardDAV. They are mostly pushing it as being for the Iphone but it affects BlackBerry as well. CardDav allows you to sync your BlackBerry contacts through Gmail. We will be getting full screen contact photos, this new feature has been a long time coming […]

BBM for Android Adds Widget To Keep you Moving

BBM4All has finally launched and now growing well over 10 million downloads, Android users of BBM have a little something extra added to their BBM application. If you press and hold down on the BBM icon you can launch the “add widget” feature. This will allow you to add BBM as a widget to your Android […]

BlackBerry Makes How To BBM Videos

BBM is here for iOS and Android. It’s pretty easy to use but for those who don’t know, BlackBerry has put together some easy how to videos. You can learn all about BBM. How to Add a Contact by PIN: BBM for Android and iPhone makes it easy to add new people to your BBM […]

BlackBerry Is Launching A Cloud Service Soon

A sign that BlackBerry isn’t out, they are committing to launching a Cloud service. And it won’t be exclusive to BlackBerry products. It’s actually being promoted as a cross platform service. As of now there is no name for it, but I would guess it will probably be something simple like BlackBerry Cloud Service. It […]

Yankee Group Report Shows BlackBerry Selling Better Than Motorola X And HTC One

Yankee Group reports that the second quarter results are favorable to BlackBerry vs the HTC and Motorola. That seems to be about the only positive result that they have had. As the Z10 inventory is not exactly selling like hotcakes. BlackBerry had to write down about 900 Million in inventory recently. But that is still […]

BlackBerry VP of BlackBerry Security Scott Totzke Writes An Article About Cybernomics 101

BlackBerrys Senior Vice President of BlackBerry Security, Scott Totzke wrote an article for TheHill. He talks about Cybernomics 101 and the latest NSA and government spying leaks from BlackBerry’s view. It’s all about what he has done at BlackBerry and about how important encryption is. Which BlackBerry has been doing with BES and even BBM. […]

Has Cerberus Signed An NDA With BlackBerry? Bloomberg Is Claiming So

Could BlackBerry be in the early stages of a takeover bid? According to Bloomberg, who tweeted the above, they are. Cerebus has reportedly signed a NDA with BlackBerry which would indicated that they are serious about their bid. Since they are only “considering”, nothing may ever come about. See the original tweet here. Source:BR