The BlackBerry University Power Tour Rolls into UAE

The BlackBerry University Power Tour Rolls into UAE Following on from the successes of 2012 and 2013, the BlackBerry University Power Tour is BACK! BlackBerry will be visiting 14 different universities across the UAE, giving students a chance to get up close and personal with the latest technology and products from BlackBerry. Source


Win a Chance to meet Lewis Hamilton in Abu Dhabi

If you’re one of our lucky readers in the UAE and have a new BlackBerry 10 device or you will be picking up the new BlackBerry Z30, you could be lucky and meet Mercedes-AMG Petronas driver Lewis Hamilton, and more prizes! Hit the jump for all the rules and details. To register SMS in the […]

BlackBerry Retail Concept Store set to open tomorrow in Dubai

With the launch of the BlackBerry Q5 taking place tomorrow in the UAE, BlackBerry will be opening their first retail store in Dubai. The BlackBerry Retail Concept Store will be located on level two of the Dubai Mall, the store will provide real life demo’s as well as a place to pre-register for BalckBerry devices. […]

BlackBerry Q5 goes on sale tomorrow in the UAE

Tomorrow a brand new BlackBerry Concept Retail Store will be opening it’s doors for the very first time. In addition to this BlackBerry will also be launching the BlackBerry Q5 in the UAE as well. You will be able to pick up the BlackBerry Q5 for AED 1,499 – approximately £261/€304/$408. The all new BlackBerry […]

Plans To Bring BBM Voice And Video To UAE As BlackBerry And Du Confirm They Are Being Tested

When BlackBerry 10 was launched in Dubai, it was confirmed that BlackBerry is in negotiations with Telecom Regulatory Authority (TRA) and telecom operators to allow BBM voice and video messaging. Jamie Moran, Global Director for Carriers and Retail Marketing at BlackBerry, confirmed this by saying: “We continue to negotiate with the officials here. I am […]

Need for Speed Undercover Hits BlackBerry 10 – Available for Everyone Except US and Canada

Need for Speed Undercover from EA Games has been released for BlackBerry 10 owners everywhere but US and Canada. Don’t know what NFS is Well: Real cars! Real fast! Drive the world’s #1 critically acclaimed racing franchise on the BlackBerry® PlayBook™. Race 20 of the world’s fastest, hottest cars, like the Porsche Carrera GT. Each […]

The BlackBerry Z10 Lands in the UAE

If you are a BlackBerry lover in the UAE (United Arab Emirates) you will be happy to know that the BlackBerry Z10 is currently available for purchase. Keep in mind they are rumored to be in limited supply. The BlackBerry Z 10 will run you about Dh2,599, this cost maybe lowered with the addition of […]

RIM & Etisalat Held an Exclusive Preview Of BES 10 To UAE Businesses

Research In Motion and The UAE’s leading telecommunications provider, Etisalat recently hosted an exclusive look for UAE businesses on BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 or BES 10 for short as well as RIM’s multiplatform EMM (Enterprise Mobility Management).  Over 200 businesses were in attendance.

UAE Students Have A Fondness For Blackberry

UAE Axiom Telecom did a survey on which phones UAE students preferred. Coming in first place was Blackberry. Other contenders were the Iphone and Nokia. Faisal Al Bannai, who is the CEO of Axion said: “UAE students are among the most connected in the world and it seems that, at least for the time being, […]

BlackBerry 10 Jam World Tour Registration Opens More Spots in Asia!

Nerd fans if you have yet to register for your spot for BlackBerry 10 Jam World Tour Asia Pacific well youre in luck a few more spots just opended up with seats in Bangalore (July 2), Delhi (July 4), and Jakarta (July 10).So if you have yet to get your spot in the Jam Tour, Hurry up and […]

BlackBerry 10 Jam World Tour Registration Now Open for Cape Town and Dubai!

Registration is now open for the Cape Town and Dubai stops of the BlackBerry Jam World Tour. The show will be in Dubai on July 10th at The Address Dubai Marina. After that, the tour will continue in Cape Town on July 31st at the Westin Cape Town.

UAE BlackBerry users get chance to upgrade to OS7.1

BlackBerry users in United Arab Emigrates now get the option to upgrade there OS 7 devices to OS7.1.  Hit the break for full details on this upgrade.

Press Release: RIM and du launch the new BlackBerry Torch 9860 in the UAE

  Dubai, UAE – Research In Motion (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) and du today announced the launch of the new BlackBerry® Torch™ 9860 smartphone, featuring the new BlackBerry® 7 operating system and a stylish new all-touch handset design. With a spectacular 3.7” display, the largest ever on a BlackBerry® smartphone, the new all-touch BlackBerry Torch […]

BBM Spam Message in UAE Makes Emergency Calls on BlackBerrys

Police in Abu Dhabi are investigating  a BBM spam message that when clicked upon, dials 999 the country’s emergency number. The message circulated Monday evening and resulted in 13,338 calls in 5 hours. There has been no evidence linking anyone to the spam message but with so many calls coming into emergency service it could be […]

App World Now Available in 109 Countries Including United Arab Emirates

Recently UAE was added to the contries where App World is available. This is awesome for the BlackBerry users in that country but also for support fourm moderators and bloggers alike. Its will be interesting to see what applications get banned from the UAE and what kind of restrictions will be put in place. Source

UAE to limit some Blackberry services!?!

It seems as though this “Security Issue” is not going away for RIM in the UAE.   The United Arab Emirates will stop individuals and small businesses accessing the most private data services offered by BlackBerry, a UAE newspaper said, but the government said no services would be disrupted to any subscribers. Only businesses with […]

UAE’s telecommunication regulator plans to limit access to BES system?!?

  On Saturday the UAE’s telecommunication regulator plans to limit access to BlackBerry’s Enterprise Server system, the system used by many international companies and government agencies, Globe & Mail reports. RIM states this will apply to other smartphones as well. Lots of people will be forced to use less secure systems that authorities can easily […]

UAE And RIM Friends Again! Blackberry Users Can Rejoice

If you remember a while back there was talk about the UAE ending Blackberry service unless they were granted access to the servers. The deadline for RIM was October 11th. Well today we are happy to say that RIM and the UAE have come to an agreement! At the moment there have not been any […]

Saudi Communications to Block Blackberry Service beginning August 5

“The mandate applies to businesses and individuals “because the manufacturer of the devices couldn’t meet the regulatory requirements of the commission and it is not in accordance with the regulations and conditions of licenses issued to service providers, at its present state” “In fact, the UAE is asking for exactly the same regulatory compliance — […]

RIM Under Fire From UAE Over Security Issues

Amongst all the razzle and dazzle today in NYC at the Blackberry 6 party, RIM is trying to assure its customers that their data security is not flawed. This has come to the forefront as the United Arib Emirates (UAE) have been demanding to have monitoring control of all Blackberry data going in and out […]