10 Aspiring App Creators In With A Chance To Build And Launch An App Within 60 Days

Mobile app crowdsharing platform, Dandy is giving one aspiring Canadian app creator the chance to have their app built and launched within 60 days. A jury of technical, commercialization and marketing experts, will select the winner from 10 candidates with Alec Saunders, VP Developer Relations for BlackBerry as a guest. This will be on LiveStream […]


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 […]

Introducing the Porsche Design P’9982 Smartphone from BlackBerry

STUTTGART, GERMANY and LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM–(Marketwired – Nov. 19, 2013) – Editors Note: There is a photo associated with this press release. Porsche Design and BlackBerry(R) (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB) today announced the elite, new, all-touch Porsche Design P’9982 Smartphone from BlackBerry and a second Crocodile model strictly limited to just 500 devices worldwide. Uniquely designed and expertly […]

BlackBerry Announces Completion of U.S. $1 Billion Investment

WATERLOO, ONTARIO and TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Nov. 13, 2013) – BlackBerry (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a world leader in the mobile communications market, today announced that it has completed the previously-announced US $1 billion private placement of convertible debentures to Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited (“Fairfax”) and other institutional investors. “I am excited to be joining this iconic brand […]

Enterprise Customers in Germany Migrate to BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10

Mitsubishi Motors Deutschland, Grohe AG and Südzucker AG count on BlackBerry 10 DUSSELDORF, GERMANY–(Marketwired – Nov. 13, 2013) – BlackBerry(R) (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB) today announced three German-based, enterprise customers have migrated to BlackBerry(R) Enterprise Service 10, BlackBerry’s enterprise mobility management (EMM) solution. Mitsubishi Motors Deutschland, manufacturing giant Grohe AG and sugar producer Sudzucker AG have each installed […]

BlackBerry Announces New Managing Directors for BlackBerry UK and Africa

BlackBerry® today announced the appointment of Yudi Moodley as Managing Director for Africa. With this appointment, Yudi Moodley will be responsible for overseeing and driving the overall business strategy and growth for BlackBerry across Africa. Yudi Moodley is replacing Alexandra Zagury who is taking up a new role at BlackBerry as Managing Director for the […]

Never asked former CEO Heins to leave BlackBerry, Watsa says

Perhaps Thorsten Heins, BlackBerry’s outgoing CEO, will not receive his$22 million termination package.According to a report in theGlobe and Mail, Heins decided to resign from BlackBerry and was not forced out of his role. Prem Watsa, Fairfax Financial Holdings chairman and BlackBerry board member, stated that“Thorsten did a very good job given the hand that […]

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 […]

Rogers to deliver first mobile wallet from Canadian carrier

suretap™ wallet will include a co-branded virtual Rogers Prepaid MasterCard and Gift Cards from national retailers Approximately one third of Canadian smartphone owners made a mobile payment in the past year TORONTO, Nov. 7, 2013 /CNW/ – Rogers announced today that its suretap™ wallet, the first mobile wallet from a carrier in Canada, will be […]

ReFocus Labs launches Pastry Push for BlackBerry 10

Pune, India (November 6th, 2013) – Today ReFocus Labs announces the release of Pastry Push for BlackBerry 10. It is a 3D strategy game designed and developed by the game studio division of ReFocus Labs. The game uses swipe gestures to slide pastries along the maze with the objective of getting the pastry to feed […]

T-Mobile US Reports Q3 Earnings

T-Mobile US Reports Third Quarter 2013 Results and Leads the Industry in Phone Customer Acquisition for the Second Consecutive Quarter Adds more than 1.0 million net customers including 648,000 branded postpaid net customer additions Third Quarter 2013 Highlights Include: Total net customer additions of more than 1.0 million 672,000 total branded net customer additions with […]

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 […]

BlackBerry Receives Investment of U.S. $1 Billion from Fairfax Financial and Other Institutional Investors

John S. Chen to be Appointed Executive Chair of BlackBerry’s Board of Directors and Interim CEO; Prem Watsa to be Appointed Lead Director Company Concludes Review of Strategic Alternatives and Announces Changes to Board and Leadership Team WATERLOO, ONTARIO and TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Nov. 4, 2013) – BlackBerry (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a world leader in the mobile […]

BlackBerry Build A Village Award Program Now Open to All Canadian Students

In its fourth year, BlackBerry and Free The Children empower Canadian students to make a positive difference in the world through volunteer opportunities in Kenya and India Waterloo, ON – The BlackBerry Build A Village Award Program will be giving 50 remarkable students from across Canada the opportunity to embark on a life-defining experience as a […]

Max Secure Software launches Max SMS Spam Blocker

Pune, India (November 3rd, 2013) – Max Secure Software launches Max SMS Spam Blocker for BlackBerry 10. It is a privacy app that helps block unwanted and Spam SMS. It helps keep the hub clear of junk messages. Features: Powerful & unique spam detection filter Spam LED notifications Trusted Senders List Customizable Spam Filter Auto […]

Australian Transport Safety Bureau upgrades BlackBerry smartphones, migrates to BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 for top security and productivity

Field and management personnel save costs and boost efficiency with secure, real-time data sharing of critical evidence on BlackBerry Z10 and BlackBerry Z30 smartphones SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA–(Marketwired – Oct. 31, 2013) – BlackBerry(R) (NASDAQ:BBRY) (TSX:BB) today announced that Australia’s national transport safety investigator, the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB), has migrated to BlackBerry’s leading Enterprise Mobility […]

FAA to Allow Airlines to Expand Use of Personal Electronics

WASHINGTON– The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Michael Huerta today announced that the FAA has determined that airlines can safely expand passenger use of Portable Electronic Devices (PEDs) during all phases of flight, and is immediately providing the airlines with implementation guidance. Due to differences among fleets and operations, the implementation […]

NCG Banco Chooses BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 to Manage BYOD Environment

MADRID, SPAIN–(Marketwired – Oct. 30, 2013) – BlackBerry(R) (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB) today announced that NCG Banco, one of Spain’s leading banks, has chosen BlackBerry(R) Enterprise Service 10 as the company’s single Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) solution. Mobile technology is rapidly evolving and the need to support multiple operating systems and personal devices on corporate networks is increasingly […]

BBM Community Grows to More Than 80 Million Active Users Across BlackBerry, Android and iPhone Devices Globally

Waterloo, ON – After the amazing launch of BBM™ on Android® and iPhone® devices, with more than 10 million downloads in the first 24 hours, BBM has now ended its first week with more than 80 million monthly active users*, including over 20 million new users on Android and iPhone devices. During its first week, […]

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? […]