BlackBerry CEO John Chen to speak at Montgomery Technology Conference Keynote

The Montgomery Technology Conference… ok yes,  it was re-branded “Oasis: The Montgomery Summit” in 2013 but bad habits and all. So, Just What IS Oasis: The Montgomery Summit… Well large yet emerging and upcoming private companies in multiple fields would be present… be that social, analytic and mobile (to name a few) would want to […]

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Rogers Next – In line to roll out early upgrades

Being in the UK and coincidentally on the O2 network I happened to come across an Early Upgrade (O2 Refresh) option 7 months into my new contract… it is an intriguing offer, to essentially trade in my handset for a decent price whenever I want to upgrade. Since then it seems other companies have seen […]

BlackBerry Messenger Emoticons Missing: Help us!

Help, we need some ideas! Help, not just any ideas! Help, you know we need some keystroke ideas! Help! Ok so not exactly what The Beatles had in mind but  One thing I love about BlackBerry is its interaction with the community and the users… Last year BlackBerry simply asked us for ideas for new […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

BBM Competition – Calling All Movie Lovers!

The Official BBM account on twitter posted not long ago that you, Yes You! can be in with a chance to win free cinema tickets for an entire year! And you can take a friend along with you! The process is simple: 1. Head over to BBM2win.com 2. Enter your details (unsure of pin? follow […]

AT&T New Family Plans Start Tomorrow

AT&T’s new family plans are going to start tomorrow. This is in response to T-Mobile’s plan ad campaigns. AT&T’s new data offerings are cheaper but the data amount stays the same. They have dropped the price per line. The new plans start with 10GB buckets ($100) and up, with unlimited texting, and calling for family […]

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 […]

BlackBerry Jam Direct Event Is All About BlackBerry Runtime for Android

BlackBerry Jam Direct is coming up quickly. The event is happening on Wednesday December 4, 2013 at 2 pm EST. It is a virtual conference, so everyone can “attend”. The focus of the event will be BlackBerry Runtime for Android. Even though BlackBerry Jam 2014 Europe isn’t happening, BlackBerry is still forging ahead with Jam […]

BlackBerry Will Be Announcing Their Third Quarter Results On Dec 20th

If the past few months have been any indication, the results of the third quarter probably won’t be too surprising. BlackBerry has laid off a lot of people, was put up for sale, and is now restructuring. Unfortunately, that means the initial outcome will not not be positive. However, with BlackBerry switching things around, a […]

BlackBerry P’9982 Coming To Carphone Warehouse On Nov 25th

Got £1400 lying around? Carphone Warehouse is going to start selling the Porsche Design P’9982 on November 25th. They’ll be offering the devices through Selfridges SIM free. Pre-orders start tomorrow. After today’s official announcement, Carphone Warehouse is the first to carry and sell the phone. See the Press Release below. Press Release LONDON, Tuesday 19th […]

See More Pictures Of The BlackBerry Porsche Design P’9982

There have already been some reveals of the upcoming BlackBerry P’9982, but there is still plenty more to look at. I don’t anticipate there is anything left that hasn’t been leaked about this device. The launch of the P9982 is just over a week away, over in Dubai. There have already been some reveals of […]

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 […]

Google Play Will Find Itself On BlackBerry 10 Smartphones Via A Third Party App

News of Google Play not coming to BlackBerry was disappointing to some. So disappointing to one app developer who took it upon himself to make a third party Google Play app! Adrian Sacchi the man behind the app iGrann which is a reverse engineered Instagram app, is developing the Google Play store app. And he […]

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 […]

Get A Mugen Power 4400mAh Extended Battery For Your BlackBerry Q10

Mugen has just announced that they will be selling an extended battery for the BlackBerry Q10. The battery is a whopping 4400mAh more than twice the 2100 that comes with the phone. It’s already listed on their site but won’t be shipping out until Nov 29th. It will set you back $89 and also comes […]

BlackBerry Makes BES 5.0.4 Maintenance Release Documents Available,

The BES Maintenance Release is not available yet, but the documentation is. This shows that BlackBerry is keeping up with Legacy Devices and any updates that are required for BES. The Maintenance notes show the latest or next version to be BES 5.0.4 MR6. Look out for the update to come soon. In the meantime […]

Upcoming Webinars From BlackBerry And Sencha

BlackBerry and Sencha have partnered up to bring a 3 part development webcast series later on this month. Both BlackBerry and Sencha are hoping this will encourage developers to use Sencha for developing apps. The purpose of the webinars and the hopeful outcome , is that developers will gain insight into the BlackBerry 10 development […]