TomTom Traffic Powers Maps App in BlackBerry 10

AMSTERDAM–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TomTom today announced an updated agreement with BlackBerry® to provide real-time traffic information for the maps app on BlackBerry® 10. “We are proud to be supporting BlackBerry to deliver enhanced location-based services to its subscribers across the globe.” TomTom Traffic provides customers with more precise traffic information, enabling faster journeys, more accurate arrival times, […]

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Voxofon Launches BlackBerry 10 App

Voxofon has updated their app and is now BlackBerry 10 ready. Voxofon lets you place calls on your phone for much cheaper than other apps. You can also call users from other VOIP providers for free. Voxofon offers a free 30 minute international trial. Another cool feature they are promoting is free sms . You […]

Unity 4.2 has arrived for BlackBerry 10

After months of development and testing, Unity 4.2 is here and ready for you to use. As well as a host of new and exciting features, the latest version of the 4.x cycle introduces a number of important licensing changes, all designed to make as many great Unity features available to as many people as […]

Thomson Reuters Eikon Becomes First Native Market Data App for BlackBerry 10

Thomson Reuters works with BlackBerry to create financial markets data mobile app that takes advantage of full privacy and enterprise security features of the BlackBerry 10 platform LONDON, NEW YORK, 22 July 2013 – Thomson Reuters today announced the release of Eikon for BlackBerry® 10, the first financial markets data application to be developed using […]

BlackBerry Supports Bluetooth Smart Ready to Drive M2M Application Development

Opportunities for developers expand on secure BlackBerry 10 platform WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – July 22, 2013) – BlackBerry® (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB) and the Bluetooth SIG today jointly announced native support in BlackBerry® 10 for Bluetooth® Smart Ready, a key enabler of seamless connectivity between Bluetooth Smart devices. Tightly integrated into the BlackBerry 10 platform, developers can now easily […]

Verizon introduces Edge – a new device payment and early upgrade plan

Well it seems most carriers are jumping on board with programs like T-Mobile’s “Jump”. Verizon is the latest to join in the ranks of carriers offering programs for new device payments and upgrades. Verizon has just published the below information on their upgrade plan Edge. Starting August 25th you will be able to upgrade your […]

AT&T Customers Can Get a New Smartphone or Tablet Every Year With No Down Payment With “AT&T Next”

No Down Payment, No Upgrade or Activation Fees, and All On The Nation’s Fastest 4G LTE Network AT&T 4G LTE Now Covers More than 225 Million People Dallas, Texas, July 16, 2013 – Today, AT&T* introduces what’s next in wireless. Beginning nationwide on July 26, consumers can get a new AT&T smartphone or tablet every […]

TELUS and Bell get two-year contracts

Today TELUS has announced that starting July 30th they will be offering two year contracts instead of the typical three year contract. According to Mobile Syrup Bell will be offering the same two year contract. check out the press release from TELUS below. New SharePlus plan offers unprecedented value on any smartphone or tablet – […]

Sprint Launches Unlimited Guarantee and New Unlimited, My Way Plan

Sprint the Only National Carrier to Guarantee Unlimited Talk – All Calls to Wireline and Mobile Phones – Text and Data for Life OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), July 11, 2013 – Sprint (NYSE: S), the long-time leader in offering unlimited wireless services, is launching The Sprint Unlimited GuaranteeSM. The Sprint Unlimited Guarantee guarantees customers […]

Ten Best BlackBerry Development Companies in Canada

The independent authority on web design and development in Canada, bestwebdesignagencies.com, has named the ten best Blackberry development companies for July 2013. Ten Best Blackberry Development Companies in Canada Named by bestwebdesignagencies.com for July 2013 (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 – The independent authority on web design and development in Canada, bestwebdesignagencies.com, has released their list […]

T-Mobile Announces Boldest Moves Yet as America’s Un-carrier

– Unveils JUMP!(TM) – a groundbreaking approach to more frequent phone upgrades – Rapidly expands 4G LTE network to cover 157 million people in 116 metro areas – Launches four-line family plan for $100 per month NEW YORK – July 10, 2013 – T-Mobile US, Inc. (NYSE: TMUS) isn’t resting after turning the industry upside […]

BlackBerry Charts New Course by Officially Adopting Its Iconic Brand Name

Announces Election Results for the Company’s Board of Directors WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – July 10, 2013) – BlackBerry(R) (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB) announced today that the Company’s shareholders have approved a special resolution to change the Company’s name from Research In Motion Limited to BlackBerry Limited at the Company’s annual and special meeting of shareholders held on July 9, […]

FCC Approves SoftBank’s Investment in Sprint and Sprint’s Acquisition of Clearwire

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., BELLEVUE, Wash. & TOKYO (BUSINESS WIRE), July 05, 2013 – The Federal Communications Commission announced today that it has voted unanimously to approve the applications filed by SoftBank (TSE: 9984), Sprint (NYSE: S) and Clearwire (NASDAQ: CLWR) related to their transactions announced last year. This decision completes all Federal government reviews of […]

BlackBerry Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2014 Results

WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – June 28, 2013) – Research In Motion Limited (doing business as BlackBerry®) (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a world leader in the mobile communications market, today reported first quarter results for the three months ended June 1, 2013 (all figures in U.S. dollars and U.S. GAAP, except where otherwise indicated). Q1 Highlights: Revenue $3.1 billion, up […]

New Research Finds BlackBerry Users Have More “Security Savvy”

Over 130 million* U.S. adults are putting their mobile data at risk Latest SellCell.com Study Reveals BlackBerry Users Are The Most Savvy When It Comes To Smartphone Security NEW YORK, JUNE 26, 2013 – SellCell.com, the leading cell and smartphone recycling price comparison site in the US, today released its latest study revealing  that over […]

Comwave announces a new ePhone App for BlackBerry 10 Smartphones

TORONTO, June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Today Comwave launched a new version of ePhone for BlackBerry® 10 smartphones, which is part of a series of Comwave Apps intended to compete with other Telephony and VoIP apps available internationally. ePhone is different than many VoIP Apps, because the App includes a built-in telephone number that users can choose, […]

Jim Balsillie Starts A New Job As Chair Of SDTC

Former co CEO of RIM, Jim Balsillie is starting a new career. His position isn’t as high as at RIM but it comes with a lot of responsibilities. SDTC (Sustainable Development Technology Canada) has made Jim its Chair of its Board of Directors. This will be a position he will hold for 5 years. What […]

BlackBerry Enterprise Server Installed 18,000 times, including iOS and Android devices

BlackBerry recently announced BlackBerry Secure Workspace for iOS and Android  using the new BlackBerry Enterprise Server, and corporations have taken BlackBerry acquisition on, activating well over 18,000 BES 10 servers and more than 60 percent of U.S. Fortune 500 companies are testing or using the system. “With an integrated management console, our clients can now see all of […]

Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Teams up with BlackBerry

TORONTO – June 25, 2013 – Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment (MLSE) announced today that BlackBerry® will be the Official Mobile Computing Partner of the Toronto Maple Leafs (NHL), Toronto Raptors (NBA) and Toronto Marlies (AHL). Through the marketing relationship, the iconic BlackBerry brand will be featured prominently in and around Air Canada Centre, and […]

Sprint Shareholders Overwhelmingly Approve Merger Agreement with SoftBank

VERLAND PARK, Kan. (BUSINESS WIRE), June 25, 2013 – Sprint Nextel Corporation (“Sprint”) (NYSE: S) shareholders voted today to approve and adopt the previously announced merger agreement providing for a substantial investment by SoftBank Corp. (“SoftBank”) (TSE: 9984). Sprint shareholders overwhelmingly approved the deal, with approximately 98 percent of the votes cast at today’s special […]