BlackBerry BBM and Desktops: Will We Blend?

Will We Blend? Oh dear a different type of Blend? What is Blend? verb: mix (a substance) with another substance so that they combine together. noun: a mixture of different substances or other things. What is Blend to us? Blend is  a Software that will allow SMS/MMS, BBM, BBM Groups and Email that we use on our […]

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Verizon Offers Customers “MORE Everything”

The country’s leading wireless carrier introduces new plans to give customers more data, cloud storage and options without increasing prices.  GREENVILLE, S.C. —Verizon Wireless has boosted the value of its data plans. The company announced that starting today, its Share Everything wireless plans transition to MORE Everything plans, a new option that increases data allowances, […]

BBM Voice and BBM Channels Now Available for Android and iPhone Customers

New features also include simple file and photo sharing, location sharing, over 100 new emoticons and Dropbox integration for iPhone, Android and BlackBerry Smartphones WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Feb. 13, 2014) – A new version of BBM(TM) will be available later today for Android(TM), iPhone and BlackBerry(R) (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB) customers, giving them lots of exciting new features. […]

Rovio’s Angry Birds Stella is about to shake things up

Stella and her friends open up an exciting new world to expand the fun and adventurous Angry Birds universe. Espoo, Finland — February 13th – Get ready for something new in the Angry Birds universe! Meet Stella and her friends, a group of feisty characters with a shared love for fun, adventure and creativity. The […]

BlackBerry Planning Octa-core 64-bit Device

A few days ago @Sleepy2009 posted a snapshot of Geekbench 3 being used on seemingly the BlackBerry O series rumored Ontario, I couldn’t help but feel oh here we go again… remember the cafe? Ontario and was it Tigris? (ok I know cafe was dropped due to Q3 fiscal results but you get the idea)… haven’t […]

SnapChat DoS issues discovered

Jaime Sanchez is a cyber security consultant for Telefonica in Spain and he has uncovered a little tiny itsy bitsy problem with SnapChat… one that can crash an iPhone… no biggie *shrug* While SnapChat is quite a clever app that has time limits on pictures and videos there has been quite a lot of controversy […]

Bye Bye Bocking: EVP of BBM leaves BlackBerry

BlackBerry’s Andrew Bocking is as of Monday (2/10/14) no longer with BlackBerry. In short: Bye Bye Bocking. The forums, feeds, blogs and news sites are absolute rife with rumors and possible reasons as to why Andrew Bocking left a company he has worked with for 14 years from a position of PM to EVP of […]

Thalmic Labs launches Dev program and adds Alex Kinsella to their team

  Thalmic Labs device named “Myo” has been causing a storm on Twitter, RSS feeds and forums worldwide. An armband you wear and with a flick of a wrist, a tensed arm… a single motion can control movies, games, military drones, lights and computers… did I say Military Drones? Why Yes… Yes I did. The […]

Marty Mallick: BlackBerry’s New VP of Global Alliances and Ecosystems

And the ranks continue to change at BlackBerry, all for the better! At the end of last month we saw Alec Saunders position at BlackBerry change to Vice President of the new QNX Cloud division. Now we see Marty Mallick take on a new role at BlackBerry. BlackBerry’s New VP of Global Alliances and Ecosystems! […]

CIBC and TELUS launch mobile payments

Canadians will now be able to conveniently pay for coffee, groceries and more with the CIBC Mobile Payment App on their TELUS smartphone TORONTO, Feb. 4, 2014 /CNW/ – CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) and TELUS today announced the launch of the CIBC Mobile Payment App to TELUS mobile devices with Near-Field Communications (NFC) capability, […]

BBM Competition – Calling All Movie Lovers!

The Official BBM account on twitter posted not long ago that you, Yes You! can be in with a chance to win free cinema tickets for an entire year! And you can take a friend along with you! The process is simple: 1. Head over to BBM2win.com 2. Enter your details (unsure of pin? follow […]

Max Secure Software launches Private Messages for BBM

Max Secure Software just launched their 10th BlackBerry 10 app. Private Messages for BBM allows the user to keep their messages locked with a password. All the messages sent through BBM and are encrypted by AES-128. Pune, India (January 29th, 2013) – Max Secure Software launches Private Messages for BBM™ for BlackBerry 10 devices. Private […]

New BlackBerry OS 10.2.1 Lets You Do More, More Easily

Update includes hundreds of new enhancements and refinements and is rolling out to customers through carriers around the world beginning today WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Jan. 28, 2014) – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a global leader in mobile communications, today announced BlackBerry(R) 10 OS version 10.2.1, a new software update for BlackBerry 10 smartphones that lets you […]

BlackBerry Announces Plans to Divest Canadian Real Estate Holdings

WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Jan. 21, 2014) – BlackBerry(R) Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a world leader in mobile communications, today announced that it intends to divest the majority of its real estate holdings in Canada. In partnership with CBRE Limited, BlackBerry intends to strategically divest the majority of its commercial real estate portfolio through a combination of sale-leaseback […]

BlackBerry Announces Completion of Acquisition of Additional U.S. $250 Million Debentures by Fairfax

WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Jan. 16, 2014) – BlackBerry(R) Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a world leader in mobile communications, today announced the completion of the purchase by Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited, through its subsidiaries, of an additional U.S. $250 million principal amount of 6% unsecured subordinated convertible debentures of BlackBerry (the “Debentures”). The additional Debentures were purchased pursuant […]

No More Waiting For a New Phone – Sprint Allows Eligible Customers to Upgrade Their Phone Anytime with Sprint Easy Pay

Sprint customers can upgrade their phone immediately by using Sprint Easy Pay OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Jan.15, 2014 – Go ahead, Sprint customers – ask today for that shiny, just-launched, perfect-for-you phone you’ve been drooling over – and you’ll receive it –today. Sprint customers don’t have to be patient anymore when it comes to phone upgrades; on […]

BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 Selected by DATEV

DATEV rolls out more than 1,000 BlackBerry 10 smartphones DUSSELDORF, GERMANY and WATERLOO, CANADA–(Marketwired – Jan. 16, 2014) – BlackBerry(R) Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a world leader in mobile communications, today announced that DATEV, a software company and leading IT service provider in Europe for tax advisors, auditors and lawyers, has selected BlackBerry(R) Enterprise Service 10 (BES10) […]

Enterprises in India Move to BlackBerry 10

NEW DELHI, INDIA and WATERLOO, CANADA–(Marketwired – Jan. 15, 2014) – BlackBerry(R) Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a world leader in mobile communications, today announced the growing adoption of BlackBerry(R) 10 and BlackBerry(R) Enterprise Service 10 (BES10) by Indian enterprises across a range of sectors. BlackBerry has a strong market position in India where the Company has seen […]

Eric Johnson Now President of Global Sales for BlackBerry

WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Jan. 13, 2014) – BlackBerry(R) Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a world leader in mobile communications, today announced that Eric Johnson will join the Company as President, Global Sales reporting to BlackBerry’s Executive Chair and CEO, John Chen. “I am pleased to round out BlackBerry’s new executive leadership team with another outstanding addition today. I […]

T-Mobile Delivers Contract Freedom for Families By Paying Off Early Termination Fees

T-Mobile Delivers Contract Freedom for Families By Paying Off Early Termination Fees Company marks 1st anniversary of Un-carrier revolution by offering to reimburse entire amount of customers’ early termination fees when they switch from AT&T, Sprint or Verizon LAS VEGAS – Jan. 8, 2014 – One year ago at International CES, T-Mobile US, Inc. (NYSE: […]