BlackBerry issues statement on Air Force swaping 5,000 BlackBerry devices for iPhones

Just yesterday the US Air Force released some startling information on them switching from BlackBerry devices to iPhones. If you did not see the article check it out here. Check out the official statement below: The ongoing threat of cyber attacks requires organizations to be vigilant about mobile security. For customers that have the highest […]

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BlackBerry’s Response to T-Mobile’s Anti-BlackBerry Campaign

BlackBerry CEO John Chen has stepped out and addressed the so called promotion that T-Mobile was offering BlackBerry customers on their network. If you are not sure what we are referring to, T-Mobile sent out an invitation to current BlackBerry customers on their network to “upgrade to it iShit”. With this sitting in our faces […]

Executive Statement from T-Mobile on AT&T’s offer to T-Mobile Customers

Okay, this is just too funny in my opinion. CEO of T-Mobile USA, John Legere has released the below statement following AT&T’s announcement this morning. Check out the statement below and let us know what your thoughts are in the comments! This is a desperate move by AT&T on the heels of what must have […]

BlackBerry Issues statement on BlackBerry OS 7

This morning we told you about BlackBerry India MD States BB will support BBOS 7 until December 2015. Well according to BlackBerry this is not the case, BlackBerry will support “the BlackBerry operating system indefinitely” So the comments stated by BlackBerry’s Managing Director in India, Sunil Lalwani regarding BBOS 7 is not true. Here is […]

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 […]

Verizon Releases BlackBerry Z30 Price And Launch Date

Verizon has finally announced the date of the upcoming launch of the Z30. They are the first mobile telecom in the US to do so. Last week we told you that they had a landing page for the Z30 but no release date in sight. It appears that it is coming in November. The cost? […]

Layoffs Start at BlackBerry’s Waterloo Office

A couple of weeks back BlackBerry announced it’s plans to reduce the number of employees by approximately 4,500 jobs as part of their restructuring plan. Well it is being reported that the layoffs have begun in Waterloo, Ontario Canada. The report is the 300 people have already been let go during this process. BlackBerry offered […]

Rogers Will Not Be Carrying The Z30

Rogers has always carried BlackBerries, as long as they have been around at least. They usually have most of the line up for sale on their website and in stores. So it is fairly shocking that they will not be selling the Z30 at all. Rogers spoke to the Globe and Mail: “We believe we […]

BlackBerry Issues A Statement Regarding S4BB’s App Count

We have featured many a S4BB app over the years. They do have a lot of apps to pick from. Many of them very good and functional. However, they are now being accused of padding the amount of apps they have in BlackBerry World. S4BB offers a wide variety of different types of apps. They […]

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 […]

AT&T Says Pre Loaded Video Chat Apps Work On Their Cellular Network

AT&T released a statement today saying that you are able to use pre loaded video chat apps on your phone, on their network. This instead of the standard “wifi only” video chats that we are used to. By the end of this year, all video chat apps should work on their network too. BlackBerry is […]

BlackBerry Issues Statement Regarding UK Government Rejecting BlackBerry 10 OS

Be sure to see Guardian Article on BB10 Security Removed from Website There has been a bit of confusion and back and forth regarding the UK Government and their stance on BlackBerry 10. Allegedly, the UK Government had said that BB10 OS was not secure enough and there were reports that CESG(Computer Experts Security Group) […]

Verizon Giving Hurricane Sandy Victims A Break On Voice And Text Usage

Most of the time cellular companies are painted in a bad light. And why wouldn’t they be? Big corporation that wants your money. It’s nice to read about something positive amongst the tragedy. Verizon is generously not charging for domestic voice and text usage from October 29th and November 16th 2012. In their official statement […]

No More Verizon Apps Store For Android and Blackberry Smartphones

Verizon launched their own app store over two years ago for Blackberry and Android devices. Now they are announcing the end of the store in a statement: Verizon Apps Closing January 2013 Verizon set out to create an app storefront, offering device optimization, security and simplicity for developers. Verizon Apps launched in March 2010— the […]

Former RIM Senior VP of BlackBerry Platform Services, Alan Brenner Gets A New Job With Mocana

There have been lots of people coming and going from RIM for over a year now. Alan Brenner who was a Senior VP got hired by Mocana, who specialize in mobile device security. His new role in the company is senior vice president of products and engineering.

Kenyan Mobile Provider Launches Blackberry Service

Prior to this Yu did not offer all the Blackberry services to their phones. So now, Kenyans will get the fill deal and hopefully they too will become big fans. Yu had this to say in a statement: “the new services will enable subscribers to easily access e-mail, phone, text messaging, Internet, organizer and corporate […]

Research In Motion CEO, Thorsten Heins Releases Statement on EMEA BlackBerry Outage

Research In Motion’s CEO, Thorsten Heins has issued the following statement regarding EMEA BlackBerry Outage we talked about earlier this morning. The outage took place in the UK on the Vodafone network. Here is the following statement: I want to apologize to those BlackBerry customers in Europe and Africa who experienced an impact in their […]

Official Statement from RIM in Response to BGR’s Article

Here is RIM’s response from the article BGR posted this morning: “RIM made a strategic decision to launch BlackBerry 10 devices with a new, LTE-based dual core chip set architecture. As explained on our earnings call, the broad engineering impact of this decision and certain other factors significantly influenced the anticipated timing for the BlackBerry […]

RIM Releases Official Statement in Regards to DingleBerry Root!

The DingleBerry root for the BlackBerry PlayBook was just released yesterday, Today however RIM has released the following statement in regards to the exploit:

Official Statement From RIM on the BlackBerry PlayBook DingleBerry Root – DingleBerry Gets a Website!

RIM has broken their silence on the BlackBerry PlayBook being rooted and issued the following official statement: