BlackBerry did a total restart with BlackBerry 10, and many of us were hoping that it would help bring some of the bigger names to the ecosystem. With the Z10 and Q10 now available we have seen numerous big name apps come to BlackBerry 10, and while some like Skype and Kindle have built BB10 [...]
BlackBerry has been busy of late. With he launch of BlackBerry 10, the Z10 and Q10 and soon to be Q5, you wouldn’t think they would have had much time for much else. However in a new patent submission you can see that BlackBerry has been working on flexible screen technology for the future. In [...]
We all know that analysts are not always reporting the exact facts. It is part of their job to make predictions and analysis that will help to bolster their portfolio. Recently there have been some negative reports regarding the sales of BlackBerry 10 devices from Pacific Crest and Cleveland research. Despite these negative reports of [...]
There have been many reports and speculation about whether or not BlackBerry 10 is enough to help BlackBerry win the third position in the mobile operating system race. There is no doubt that either Android or iOS can be caught, and therefore third place has been left to a battle between BlackBerry 10 and Windows [...]
It seems that even BlackBerry is looking at getting into the wearable tech game. Google has had the most media attention of late thanks to Google Galls, but it seems that BlackBerry is also looking to enter the wearable tech market with some accessories to pair nicely with your BlackBerry smartphone. BlackBerry’s conceptual accessory is [...]
There was no doubt that the BlackBerry Q10 was going to be a hit with traditional BlackBerry fans, but it seems that people are going crazy over it. According to early reports Carphone Warehouse Selfridges in the UK sold out of 2000 Q10′s in only 90 minutes today. Now there are a few caveats before [...]
Earlier today some features and information on the upcoming BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10.1 got leaked out. Upon closer inspection Ronen over at Berryreview noticed something interesting for companies that run a BYOD policy for their employees. It looks like BES 10.1 will provide IT admins with the ability to set up a secure workspace within [...]
There is always another analyst that is given their opinion on what BlackBerry needs to do in order to remain a profitable company. Whether it be selling more units than they have in years, or simply start to license their product out to other device manufacturers. Well according to a contributor over at Seeking Alpha, BlackBerry [...]
There are a few apps that you need to have to be considered a real player in consumer side of the mobile market. One of those apps is Instagram, and we had been told that it would be coming to BlackBerry 10, however it now seems that it will only be coming as an Android [...]
One of the huge benefits of BlackBerry 10 for enterprise customers is the addition of BlackBerry Balance. Now this really comes into play if your company follows a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) policy. However a BYOD policy can be a headache for IT admins if they are having to manage BlackBerry, iOS and Android [...]
With the announcement day for BlackBerry 10 now official, many analysts are starting to weight in on RIM’s position in the market. It seems that many analysts are now starting to promote investing in RIM due to the limited risk for unlimited upside potential. Seeking Alpha has done a nice in-depth report on what they [...]
As we get closer and closer to the new year, there are going to be rumors galore regarding the release dates of the new BlackBerry 10 phones. We of course know that we will not see anything until January sometime at the earliest, but there hasn’t been anything definite laid out yet. According to the latest [...]
While we have started to see many of our favourite apps make their way to the PlayBook OS, it looks like BlackBerry 10 will be bringing even more of the old faithful into the mix. Today we have news that DropBox, SkyDrive and Box apps will all be available for the new BlackBerry 10 platform, [...]
One of the biggest selling points of BlackBerry 10 is that it is built off of the QNX microkernel. This fact comes into play for multiple scenarios, however it is truly beneficial when it comes to security, and especially how it will help BlackBerry 10 avoid any of the security issues we see on Android. [...]
There is no doubt that RIM has opened up the floodgates when it come to spending more and more on R&D. The entire BlackBerry 10 platform is a complete departure from the usual BlackBerry operating system and there is only one way to make it work, spend money on it. Wha is surprising is that [...]
The majority of carriers around the world continue to charge customer for voice and SMS as a separate component of the billing. As the mobile environment moves towards a data centric usage base, we continue to have to pay for a voice component of our monthly billing. The Indian Telecom Minister, Kapil Sibal, has proposed [...]
The developers behind the best PlayBook Twitter client, Blaq, are at it again with a relatively top-secret new project. We only know that it is being called Trapeez, and that you can sign up to be notified when more information is made available. To enter your email for notification just head on over to the [...]
It seems like someone has been up to a little hacking on the BlackBerry PlayBook today. As you can see from the photos it appears that a few developers have been able to get BlackBerry 10 apps running on the PlayBook.
There has been a ton of news coming from BlackBerry 10 Jam Americas today, and we now know that Bluetooth 4.0 is coming as well. In RIM’s detailing of the BlackBerry 10 Native SDK, there is mention of new Bluetooth API’s and profiles.
It seems that we may see Theme Studio for BlackBerry 10 before we even see it for BlackBerry 7. According to a tweet that was sent out today by the @BlackBerryDev account we will be seeing Theme Studio for BlackBerry 10 either during BlackBerry Jam in San Jose this week or shortly there after.