Taking Action to Stop Leaks – End of a era

A letter from BlackBerry CEO John Chen about OS and device leaks: In my short time leading BlackBerry, I’ve been impressed by this company’s fighting spirit. It’s this resilience that is driving us to transform the company and bring the brand back to its iconic stature. And I know that you – our customers and […]

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Q20 Classic unveiled next month?

The BlackBerry Q20 Classic smartphone may unveil next month by BlackBerry at FairFax Financial Holdings meeting on April 9th, 2014. Prem Watsa, CEO at FairFax Financial Holdings & also the largest shareholder in BlackBerry, released his company’s annual shareholders letter last night where he talks so much about BlackBerry & his actions related to it. […]

Ford set to drop Microsoft in favor of QNX for Sync

I have featured my Ford Sync on NerdBerry a couple of times before most notably was when we installed the BlackBerry Music Gateway in our 2011 Ford Escape. Over all MicroSoft has done an okay job at it, but new rumors have surfaced that Ford has ditched Microsoft in favor of QNX. It is huge […]

More details surface on the BlackBerry Windermere

Just the other day we saw a couple very strange images of a BlackBerry appear on the interwebs. This strange BlackBerry device is internally code-named Windermere. In a recent article from BGR they are claiming the the BlackBerry Windermere does in fact have only three rows of keys that are touch sensitive. What do we […]

Strange BlackBerry device appears on the interwebs

Well I am stumped, Our good buddies over at BBNews have come across these images that show off a mysterious BlackBerry device. This very well could be a prototype for R&D or this could be one of the next QWERTY BlackBerry devices coming out. Check out the images below and you be the judge. Let […]

Geekbench 3 now available on BlackBerry 10 – BlackBerry “Ontario” appears running OS 10.3

Well this day has just gotten a bit more interesting! Just the other day Primate Labs launched Geekbench 3 for BlackBerry 10. Geekbench provides a comprehensive set of benchmarks engineered to quickly and accurately measure processor and memory performance. Designed to make benchmarks easy to run and easy to understand, Geekbench takes the guesswork out of […]

BlackBerry 10.2.1 said to launch on January 28th

Back at the beginning of December we heard that BlackBerry 10.2.1 could launch sometime in January. There are new reports surfacing that this in fact is true. According to sources over at N4BB, BlackBerry 10.2.1 will launch this month in fact it will launch on January 28th. The sources stated this is true for most of […]

BlackBerry 10.2.1 may launch in January

Just yesterday we let you know about BlackBerry Jam Direct – Android Virtual Conference that took place today. During the conference attendee Caleb Squires posed a very interesting question to the team. Caleb Squires: I heard blackberry will release an update in January that will allow all BB10 devices running 10.2.1 to directing install android […]

BlackBerry Z50 and Q30 set to launch in 2014!?!

Well the rumor mill is hard at work on a Monday of all days! In an interesting turn of events, BlackBerry is rumored to be working on the BlackBerry Z50 and Q30! The BlackBerry Z50 is said to rock a 5.2″ screen at 1080 x 1920 and a quad-core processor! The BlackBerry Q30 is said to have […]

BlackBerry issues statement on Google Play & BlackBerry 10 rumors

Over the weekend there was a ton of rumors spreading like wildfire about how Google and BlackBerry were working together on bringing Google Play, Google’s native app store was going to be loaded on BlackBerry 10.2.1. There was no concrete evidence on this rumor. Below you will see the statement from BlackBerry. “There is no […]

BlackBerry 10.2.1 build offers a look at BlackBerry Dashboard, Fuse Mode and Pic Password

In the new 10.2.1 build, that seems to of have progressed quite a bit and while it’s still mostly just a shell and not really useable, all the pieces of previous rumors are falling in place. The Chat Blend files still remain but joining it is a new file called Fuse, which allows you to […]

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 […]

India Is Getting The BlackBerry Z30 On October 24th

Not confirmed or announced by BlackBerry but the BlackBerry Z30 is supposedly being launched over in India on October 24th. And it is also rumored that BlackBerry will be announcing something else. What that is, no one knows at this time. It is also not known the pricing or mobile providers for the Z30 in […]

Bell to carry the BlackBerry Z30

Well this day just got a bit more interesting. Just a few minutes ago we let you know that the BlackBerry Z30 had been rumored to enter carrier testing, now a leaked internal document from Bell shows that the Z30 will be in Canada. Now to add to the carrier testing rumor, it is being […]

BlackBerry Z30 rumored to have entered carrier testing

With the BlackBerry Z30 is said to be launched later this year, there is a new rumor swirling around that the Z30 has entered into carrier testing. Now this could be true, but at this time there is no telling what carrier or carriers are currently testing the device. Carrier testing can range from a […]

BlackBerry lays off “small number” of the U.S. sales force

Yesterday I was speaking with a source that informed me that BlackBerry had laid off a ton of their U.S. sales force. At that time we assumed that it was a rumor, however this was not the case. In an article from Cantech Letter, The source, based in Waterloo, says consumer sales is basically “gone” […]

Instagram integration with Hub coming soon???

One of the most wanted applications for BlackBerry 10 is Instagram as of right now the only way to run Instagram on your BlackBerry 10 device is to sideload the application. Well according to a new image that has shown up over in the CB Forums an Instagram app is running on what appears to […]

Could BlackBerry go private?

There is a very interesting report coming from Reuters that suggests BlackBerry is considering going private. Now this rumor has been swirling around before so again this is a rumor until BlackBerry announces it… “There is a change of tone on the board,” one of the sources said on Thursday. No deal is imminent, however, […]

That Was Quick-BlackBerry Releases Statement Regarding Leaked Email Credentials

BlackBerry quickly followed up to the rumors of the email credential issue. This should reassure BlackBerry 10 users who thought that their data was being leaked or made available to the wrong people. Data is not being stored on their servers. They clear things up with a quick statement : “BlackBerry’s Discovery Service uses credentials […]

UK Government accused of intercepting data from BlackBerry smartphones of G20 Delegates?!?!

Hey 007, How did you break the security on my BlackBerry smartphone? In an article from Guardian today it is being rumored that the U.K. government spied on G20 summit meeting guests in London. The report states that the UK government was able to bypass BlackBerry’s security as well as setting up internet cafes with […]