BlackBerry Classics Internals Exposed by Geekbench Scores

While it is no secret that the BlackBerry Passport is getting all the love, we can not forget the BlackBerry Classic will be one of the new BlackBerry QWERTY devices to be released very soon. And it looks as if the BlackBerry Classic is getting closer to its release date as testing for the BlackBerry Classic […]

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A New PlayBook may be in the cards yet

In DEVCON10 Mike Lazaridis took the stage to deliver the keynote, Lazaridis spoke of BlackBerry and it’s 50 million active subscribers worldwide, 115 million BlackBerries sold, 12.1 Million in one quarter, #1 Smartphone in nummmmmerous countries… and he was giddy trying to get to the good bit… BlackBerry Amplified… The BlackBerry PlayBook… Right In The […]

Thieves got taste: Man Steals BlackBerry Torch

It may be old news but the verdict was apparently stated today. A man reportedly stole a BlackBerry Torch (No model given) worth $100-120,000… Yeah you read that correctly… Let that sink in for a few moments. The original story found here states that Oslin Robinson a 23 year old mason from Georgetown, Guyana apparently […]

BlackBerry 10 Codenames Show Up in Leaked OS 10.3

Ofutur is back at it again doing his diligence on creating a roadmap for BlackBerry’s future devices. Using recent leaked OS as well as the OS 10.3 leak he has comprised a list of specifications and codenames for devices BlackBerry is currently working on or devices that may have fallen to the wayside. BlackBerry always […]

Don Lindsay VP of BlackBerry User Experience left in January

Wall Street Journal’s Will Connors sent out a tweet that BlackBerry Vice President of User Experience Don Lindsay has left the company. Delving in a little further and we see that Lindsay left in January, yet clicking onto Lindsay’s profiles it still shows VP…. although with 1 tweet and Lindsays Google+ still showing RIM it’s a […]

iPhone goto fail; One line of code causes unknown amount of problems

Calling Nelson Muntz, Calling Nelson Muntz: Not so long ago the U.S Air Force announced that they decided to switch their devices from BlackBerry to iOS and Android. On Feb 21st an update was pushed out by Apple and several users found something interesting suggesting something went wrong with SSL/TLS in iOS but there was […]

Your BlackBerry Days Are Done, Alicia Keys I hardly Knew Ya

I have been putting off writing this for a while to give benefit of a doubt and in vain hope but after hunting around on Google since the news came out that BlackBerry would be letting their Creative Director Alicia Keys go… I have been struggling to find anything positive about her term… What is […]

Air Force Swaps 5,000 BlackBerry Devices to iPhones

“The Air Force is replacing 5,000 of its BlackBerry devices with Apple smartphones, in a broader move to eradicate the legacy devices in favor of more modern commercial technologies” Currently in use is a mixture of OS6 and OS7 Legacy devices so I can understand the need.. the requirement.. the demand to upgrade to “more […]

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 […]

Say Bye Bye Birdy! Flappy Bird is gone and developer receives death threats

    Everyone say Bye Bye Birdy! This one Tweet went on to be ReTweeted over 132,000 times. With OS 10.2.1 came the ability to install .apk files and upon loading snap I happened to see Flappy Bird as well as Candy Crush… I veered… I swerved away… I took evasive maneuvers and crossed multiple […]

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 […]

BlackBerry Z10 price now $299 Unlocked to all networks

For those that have missed out on being a part of BlackBerry 10 but have been put off by the buy out price you need not wait. Z10 has been listed as $299 on their store in both black and white. Shipping seems to be only USA, Canada and Mexico (The shipping for Non USA […]

Z30 OS 10.2.1.1733 Gets Certified by PTCRB

I just spied an article on BerryReview about PTCRB (Originally called the PCS Type Certification Review Board). The purpose of the PTCRB is to provide the framework within which GSM, UMTS and LTE Devices obtain certification for use on PTCRB Operator Networks. Gaining a Certification essentially ensures compliance with the cellular network standards. As of yesterday the […]

FM Radio Coming in BlackBerry OS 10.2.1

Going through the latest leak 10.2.1.1055 for BlackBerry 10, one of the many feature to be included in the official releases of the new OS is the new FM Radio, that will allow you to connect to local radio stations through your BlackBerry 10 devices, using your headphones as the radio antenna, so there is […]

See What’s Coming In The 10.2.1 Update

The leaked photos above and below show what’s to come in the next update. The 10.2 update brought a lot of new features and fixes. 10.2.1 isn’t as big but still has some cool things to offer. One new feature is customizable quick settings screen that will allow you to choose what you see in […]

Cerberus and Mike Lazaridis working towards a joint bid for BlackBerry – Fairfax Financial not enough funds for BlackBerry bid

Well in someone’s eyes the make or break day for BlackBerry is tomorrow. As most of you may have heard Cerberus and Mike Lazaridis are considering joint bid for BlackBerry. Tomorrow marks the two week due diligence period for Fairfax Financial. As of now the Dow Jones is reporting that Cerberus has signed an NDA […]

Don’t Worry Ads For BBM Are Only Going To Be On BBM Channels

And not all throughout BBM like BGR says. Some people… err sites are hell bent on making BlackBerry sound bad. Or maybe they just assume the worst, or perhaps they just misunderstood. Well we are here to dispel the rumors about BBM going full on advertising, because it is not. Nope. Only the BBM Channels […]

Is Facebook The Latest Company Interested In Buying BlackBerry?

Facebook is the latest company to consider a purchase of BlackBerry. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that executives from BlackBerry actually met up with Facebook last week. This was to ‘last week to gauge interest in potential bid.’ Facebook is just another company added to the long list of potential buyers. I think they […]