[Updated] Boxes with a “PLAYBOOK SECURITY” Labels Show up at Rogers Locations

*Update*: The gang over at Crackberry has received a tip that the security boxes actually contain a casing for the BlackBerry PlayBook 4G. It seems that certain Rogers stores will have a live demo unit, and this casing is an anti-theft mechanism. It looks like Rogers may be close to releasing the 4G/LTE BlackBerry PlayBook.  This […]

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Some Developers will Receive Revised BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha Devices!

Churning up out of the rumor mill is new news of unreleased modified version of Blackberry 10 device to be distributed to certain developers on the Blackberry 10 platform. We have already seen leaked photos of a said white dev alpha device, not to mention a Blackberry 10 Dev Alpha B device, it is how why it […]

Is RIM About To Layoff More People Next Week?

Cantech Letter is saying that is going to happen. It is supposed to happen on August 13th, with the 3000 people being laid to complete the previously mentioned 5000. There are still 10,000 employees left with the Blackberry 10 workers supposedly in the safe.

QuickBerry Podcast App Now in App World for PlayBook & Smartphone – Listen to @BBSuperAbuser On The Go!

@BBSuperAbuser has brought his exciting episode’s of the QuickBerry Podcast to the BlackBerry platform! @BBSuperAbuser is an  awesome theme developer from Pro Theme Designs (PTD) has set up a great podcast that gives you the weekly BlackBerry headline roundup, from the most popular news sites around, with a little bit of fun, courtesy of the […]

BlackBerry 10 Devices Won’t Be Supported On 3rd Party Mobile Device Management Platform

Blackberry 10 devices are hugely anticipated by the Blackberry community. But website Mobility Admin is claiming that the BB10 devices won’t be supported on third party Mobile Device Management Platform. If the rumor is true, then the devices can only be managed through Blackberry systems.

What is the BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha B?

With the recent release of the BlackBerry 10 SDK for Windows, some interesting news has come out. There is a banner on the RIM developer site that shows off a BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha ‘B’. There is now word on what exactly this potential second iteration of the Dev Alpha may be at this point. […]

Latest WebWorks SDK points toward SD Card Support in BlackBerry 10 devices

There has been a recent update to the WebWorks SDK from RIM to help fix a small sandboxing logic issue that was pointed out by some devs after the previous release.  This latest update fixes these issues and also gives a clue that points towards SD cards being supported in BlackBerry 10 devices.

PlayBook gains 19% Marketshare in Canada according to survey

According to a recent survey done by consumer reasearch group SRG in Toronto, the BlackBerry PlayBook has now gained 19% of the tablet market in Canada.  I personally find these surveys to be a little tilted and not always indicative of what is really happening on a whole, but it does give us a summary […]

Qantas Airlines is making the move from BlackBerry to iPhone

Today news has broken that Qantas Airlines in Australia is getting ready to move all their 1,300 employees off of BlackBerry smartphones and moving them to iPhones. The company has done surveys within the organization and has found that the majority of their employees would prefer to have an iPhone over a BlackBerry.  Further more […]

A Glimpse of the BlackBerry 10 Facebook App

As you can see from the newly leaked BlackBerry 10 slides below show off the Share UI. The Share UI is what you will see when you want to share a picture, web page, or other object to Facebook, BBM, Picasa, DropBox, and much more.

QuickBerry Podcast Episode 20 Hosted By @BBSuperAbuser!

@BBSuperAbuser has brought us another exciting episode of the QuickBerry Podcast! @BBSuperAbuser is an  awesome theme developer from Pro Theme Designs (PTD) has set up a great podcast that give you the weekly BlackBerry headline roundup, from the most popular news sites around, with a little bit of fun, courtesy of the FuMP.com. Hit the […]

RIM reportedly facing pressure to lower Carrier BlackBerry Fees

In the midst of what many would call one of the worst few weeks in RIM’s history there is now news that American carriers like AT&T and Verizon are pressuring RIM to lower their carrier fees.  RIM charges its carriers a fee to allow their customer to access the BlackBerry servers and infrastructure that brings […]

RIM not interested in being under the Microsoft Umbrella

After yesterday’s Q1 earnings call and press release even more and more rumors and theories have started to be raised about the future of RIM.  While they are not currently about to close the doors, there are many analysts out there that believe it is just a matter of time before this happens.  According to […]

Analyst predicts RIM will need to shed 90% of their workforce by 2014

Well folks today has definitely become a bit of a “rag on RIM” sort of day.  We have already seen rumors about RIM splitting the company, which drove the stock down, and there have also been numerous analysts peaking their mind on the life expectancy of RIM has a company.  The latest comes from Morgan […]

Info-graphic shows RIM’s marketshare and Global shipments since 2008

While there are have been rumors a plenty the last few days about RIM looking to split the company, and this can be mostly attributed to their lack of market share the past year or so.  We have known that RIM has not been doing as well as they were in their hay-day, but this info-graphic is […]

QuickBerry Podcast Episode 19 Hosted By @BBSuperAbuser!

@BBSuperAbuser has brought us another exciting episode of the QuickBerry Podcast! @BBSuperAbuser is an  awesome theme developer from Pro Theme Designs (PTD) has set up a great podcast that give you the weekly BlackBerry headline roundup, from the most popular news sites around, with a little bit of fun, courtesy of the FuMP.com. Hit the […]

iOS apps running on the BlackBerry PlayBook thanks to Emulator

When you think of the BlackBerry PlayBook you obviously think about how RIM has allowed for Android apps to be used on the tablet.  Now we never thought that we would see iOS apps running on anything other than an Apple mobile device, but apparently someone forgot to mention this fact to one developer.  There […]

T-Mobile stores start to receive Father’s Day promo materials

Well it looks like T-Mobile is going to be running another awesome Father’s Day promotion again.  As you can see from the promo  material that has already started to arrive in stores it looks like we are going to see another “All Phones Free!” promotion. Well we do not have that many details yet, I […]

Rim discontinuing the 16GB BlackBerry PlayBook?

According to an email that a Crackberry forum member received it looks like RIM is going to be discontinuing the 16GB variant of the BlackBerry PlayBook.  Really this doesn’t come as much of a surprise to us for several reasons.  The main one being that the 16GB version isn’t really suitable for the media hungry […]

RIM Builds Up Infrastructure For Upcoming LTE Devices?

Since it has been confirmed that there will be a Playbook LTE and on the Blackberry 10 devices, then RIM has to have the infrastructure for it to work. Though unconfirmed by RIM, it has been made known to several sources that RIM is getting it’s network prepared for the next generation devices.