South Park sticker pack now available on BBM!

South Park sticker pack now available on BBM!

Although I'm not too sure how high South Park stickers were on the sticker pack wanted list, they've now arrived for BBM users in the US, UK and Canada. The sticker pack as expected includes all your favorite South Park characters such as Kenny, Kyle, Cartman, Stan, Chef and more with 20 in total being available for use. Pricing for the pack is set at $1.99 just like all the others and most...

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BlackBerry Z30

Hey developers! If you have ten minutes to spare today and happen to want a new smartphone (who doesn't?), then we have something for you: The Developer Economics Survey. Brought to you by our friends at Vision Mobile, this quick survey focuses on developer questions around the things that are important to developers: platforms, frameworks, customers, and more. Of course, your answers will...

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Deal of the Day: Seidio SURFACE Case for BlackBerry Z10

Deal of the Day: Seidio SURFACE Case for BlackBerry Z10

For today only, purchase the Seidio SURFACE Case for BlackBerry Z10 and save over 50% off the list price! Crafted from a hard yet flexible material, the SURFACE Case provides an amazingly thin layer of protection without adding any excessive bulk. This case consists of interlocking top and bottom pieces that fit your BlackBerry Z10 snugly with a soft-touch coating for additional grip. List...

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Why tablets are not on BlackBerry's roadmap

Why tablets are not on BlackBerry's roadmap

This is such a sensitive topic for many PlayBook owners — and rightfully so. As a fellow BlackBerry lover, a respectable level of sympathy should be given to those who have invested in BlackBerry's only tablet. It is truly a remarkable device that had a lot of promise. However, business will always be business no matter what opinions or emotional attachment we may have for our products. It's...

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A closer look at the BlackBerry Z30 Transform Shell case

A closer look at the BlackBerry Z30 Transform Shell case

One of my favorite cases for the BlackBerry Z10 was the Transform Shell Case. It was minimal and while it didn't offer much in protection, I liked the fact that it could double as a stand. I tend to gravitate towards these types of cases. When I got hold of a BlackBerry Z30 and saw that there would be a Transform Shell Case for it too, I had to get one to try out. We actually did a first look...

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Snap2Chat gets BlackBerry World approval, available to download now

Snap2Chat get BlackBerry World approval, available to download now

Snap2Chat was developed as a third party native app for BlackBerry 10 users who wanted to see Snapchat on their favorite platform. It had been available in the CrackBerry Forums, since December 2013, in beta forum for people to download and test. It started small but eventually the developer added lots of cool features and extras not found in the official Snapchat app. And of course,...

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Debug 34: Sexism in tech

Debug 34: Sexism in tech

Debug is Mobile Nations developer podcast. This week, however, we're doing something different. We're bringing together a panel of developers and designers, CEOs and senior editors, of women in the tech industry to talk about how women are treated and mistreated in the tech industry. Join Serenity Caldwell of Macworld/TechHive, Jessie Char of Pacific Helm, Georgia Dow of ZEN & TECH, and...

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QuickPost updated with a share music feature

QuickPost updated with a share music feature

One of most used and favorite apps on BlackBerry 10 has received another update. QuickPost has been updated with a new feature dubbed "#QPMusic". It basically allows you to share whatever song you're currently listening to with others. It's a small addition but a nice one at that. You can share via all the usual social media account options you normal have through QuickPost. Visually you won...

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Verizon

Verizon's first quarter results are in, and mirroring rival AT&T, they saw some rather impressive growth. Verizon as a whole saw $30 billion in revenue, but even with their substantial non-cellular businesses, Verizon Wireless accounted for a whopping $20.9 billion of that income. That's an increase of nearly 7% from this quarter last year, though growth through their retail outlets was...

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Get Trial Xtreme 3 (free) on your BlackBerry 10 smartphone

Trial Xtreme 3

We took a look at Trial Xtreme 2 back in 2013 and thanks to BlackBerry 10.2.1 making the availability of Android apps much easier I'd highly recommend you give the free edition of Trial Xtreme 3 a go - it rocks! If you're new to BlackBerry 10 and need help on how to get the game on your BlackBerry you'll find the instructions link at the base of this post - it's super easy once you know how...

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Add stickers, smileys, and text styles to your messages with FunText

Add stickers, smileys, and text styles to your messages with FunText

No matter which medium we use to communicate, be it social networking, text or email, emoticons are a quick and easy way to express how we feel without the need to write it out. Unless you're the original founder of Greendale Community College, we are all familiar with turning text into those extra flourishes to express how we feel. This native BlackBerry 10 app is rewrite and update of the...

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Deal of the Day: Qmadix S Series Cover for BlackBerry Z10

Deal of the Day: Qmadix S Series Cover for BlackBerry Z10

For today only, purchase the Qmadix S Series Cover for BlackBerry Z10 and save 48% off the list price! The S Series cover integrates shock-absorbent inner material with a hard outer shell to provide sophisticated protection for your BlackBerry Z10. This case combines colors in a slim and attractive design, featuring access to the screen, camera, ports and buttons of the device. List Price: $...

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Another BlackBerry Q20 'Classic' concept hits the forums

BlackBerry Classic

We all know that the BlackBerry Q20 is coming at some point this year and will be the first BlackBerry in the 'Classic' range so says CEO John Chen. There's a few things we know for sure that the Q20 will feature - such as a hardware keyboard and also the return of the optical trackpad and function keys.  What we haven't yet seen is any leaked images of the device and if John Chen has his...

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Viber finally comes to BlackBerry 10

Viber finally comes to BlackBerry 10

Update: Viber is now available in BlackBerry World. Link is at the bottom of this article. Please note that since it has just gone live it is still making its way through the BlackBerry World servers. It may show as unavailable for some or it may give you an unable to purchase error. Just check back later if this shows for you. Also, note that it is an Android port. It has been a long time...

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PlayCloud 10 updated with a new UI and more

PlayCloud 10 updated with a new UI and more

When it comes to accessing files from my BlackBerry 10 device, I normally use the built in File Manager app however, while it has access to a few cloud services, there are still some cloud accounts it can't access, namely Google Drive. I previously reviewed an app that allows you to access your Google Drive account as well as other cloud services -- PlayCloud 10. A pretty great app which has...

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AT&T posts $17.9 billion in revenue, adds 625,000 postpaid customers in Q1

AT&T

AT&T reported its first quarter 2014 results, showing impressive growth in revenues, handset sales and customer acquisition for the quarter. While AT&T operates businesses outside of its wireless division, we're going to focus on this portion. For the quarter, AT&T posted $17.9 billion in revenue including handset sales, up 7 percent year-over-year, leading to $5.1 billion in...

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MockIt updated with new Face Fun sticker pack and bug fixes

MockIt updated with new Face Fun sticker pack and bug fixes

If you're looking to create some memes, have some fun with pics or create device mock ups on the go, there's no better app out there than MockIt. That said, the app continues to get better with each new release and if you head into BlackBerry World right now, you should find an update waiting for you. This one serves mostly as a bug fix release but there's also a new Face Fun sticker pack as...

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BlackBerry updates BES10 to address Heartbleed OpenSSL vulnerability

The aftermath of the Heartbleed OpenSSL vulnerability continues to be cleaned up and as we noted previously, BlackBerry has been doing their own investigations into how their own services have been impacted. One measure taken to correct things was issuing an update to BES10 as reflected in their recent updates on the BlackBerry knowledge base surrounding the matter. The notes from the update...

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Sprint

American carriers are making progress in being more open and customer-friendly — particularly T-Mobile — but Sprint is preparing to take a significant step forward by ensuring that the devices they sell to customers are able to be SIM unlocked. Eventually. In 2015. In an FAQ on Sprint's unlocking policy, the company states that they are "working to ensure that all devices developed and launched...

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