BlackBerry OS 10.3.1 rollout has officially begun

BlackBerry OS 10.3.1 rollout has officially begun

It has begun. Yes, after many rumors, speculation and confirmation at the BlackBerry Classic event of a February launch, the rollout of BlackBerry OS 10.3.1 is now official according to BlackBerry and will be available to customers around the world starting today in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia Pacific for the entire line of smartphones running BlackBerry 10. This announcement is...

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Twittly gets updated in the BlackBerry Beta Zone

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Twittly may not be the smoothest and most functional third party Twitter application for BlackBerry 10, but with extensive beta testing going on that may well change in the near future. The app has been updated this week over in the BlackBerry Beta Zone, so if you like to test and report back, feel free to swing on by and grab this latest edition. If you're expecting a bug free experience...

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These OEM hard cases for BlackBerry Passport are only $19.95 today

These OEM hard cases for BlackBerry Passport are only $19.95 today

This BlackBerry hard shell case fits perfectly around Passport, adding a soft and comfortable texture that enhances your grip. Choose between a sharp black that's sure to impress or a brilliant white that lights up any room. There's even a sweet BlackBerry symbol on the back that shows off the case's authenticity!

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BlackBerry Traffic will be retired as of March 27th

BlackBerry Traffic will be retired as of March 27th

Still on a legacy BlackBerry OS device and love BlackBerry Traffic? If so, I have a bit of bad news for you. The app, which has existed and been maintained since 2010, will be retired as of March 27th, 2015 and will no longer function as per normal according to new emails being sent out to BlackBerry customers. BlackBerry Traffic End of Life Notification Please be advised that the...

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KloudMix beta updated in the BlackBerry Beta Zone

KloudMix beta updated in the BlackBerry Beta Zone

If you've been checking out the native BlackBerry 10 Mixcloud client better known as KloudMix, you'll want to ensure you load up the BlackBerry Beta Zone and grab the latest version. Updated to v1.0.17.1, this release covers a few bugs and feature requests for the app, including uploading, track seeking and landscape support throughout the whole app. Have a look at the full list of changes...

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Inst10 out of beta and now available from BlackBerry World

Inst10 out of beta and now available from BlackBerry World

After a short stint in BlackBerry Beta Zone and a few name changes, third party Instagram client Inst10 has made its way to BlackBerry World. It's a fully featured client with a lot of extras too. The app will take a freemium style model. To give you a feel of all the pro features, there is a 7-day trial available. If you have been trying out the app whilst in beta, you'll agree with me that...

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BBM for BlackBerry 10, iOS and Android updates now available

BBM for BlackBerry 10, iOS and Android updates now available

As expected, thanks to the earlier announcement, BBM has now been updated for BlackBerry 10, iOS and Android. The feature list for this update is rather large and includes custom BBM PINs, Android Wear support, Password protection and landscape mode for iOS users plus, you can now share photos in group chats and have multiple BBM channel contributors. You can have a look at the full rundown...

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Global application partners choose BlackBerry solutions for Healthcare

Healthcare organizations require a platform that secures data end-to-end and today, BlackBerry announced several new BlackBerry partner applications are now available for BlackBerry 10, iOS and Android devices that are enabling innovative solutions to improve healthcare communications, workflow, and patient care spanning several categories in growing markets. Medical Reference and Screening...

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BlackBerry partners with GSX and ISEC7 to expand solutions portfolio

As BES12 adoption grows, customers and partners from around the world are enhancing the value of the solution by adopting BES Monitoring solutions from ISV partners such as GSX and ISEC7, giving customers the ability to access real-time monitoring, automated trend reporting and availability forecasting of BES12, allowing issues to be identified immediately. "An important advantage of...

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BlackBerry announces carriers support for BES12 ESBL

BlackBerry has now announced a rather large list of carriers that will support monthly billing of BES12, including EE (UK), Vodafone India, Chunghwa Telecom (Taiwan), Maxis Berhad (Malaysia), Telekom Slovenia and Telekom Hungary. These mobile operators join a growing list that has already launched ESBL, including Vodafone Germany and Idea Cellular (India). Mobile operators using ESBL are...

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Secusmart develops Vodafone anti-eavesdropping Secure Call Service

Secusmart develops Vodafone anti-eavesdropping Secure Call Service

Secusmart, a subsidiary of BlackBerry Limited, announced today that it has collaborated with Vodafone Germany to deliver a service that offers corporate users a new, powerful encryption solution for maximum voice communications security. This collaboration demonstrates BlackBerry's continued commitment to focus on highly secure and cross-platform solutions. "Vodafone Germany is a...

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Sprint now offering BES12 to their Enterprise customers

Sprint now offering BES12 to their Enterprise customers

BlackBerry and Sprint have now announced that Sprint will be expanding its offerings to their Enterprise customers by including BES12 as well as BBM Meetings, [BBM Protected](BBM Protected) and BlackBerry Blend in their portfolio. "Our agreement with BlackBerry brings an advanced, secure product portfolio to our enterprise customers to help them increase productivity in their...

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BlackBerry partners with interRAI to deliver efficient data collection solutions in Healthcare

Joining their list of growing relationships, BlackBerry has now announced a new partnership with interRAI to deliver efficient data collection solutions in Healthcare. BlackBerry will provide software and support to interRAI Canada to assist them in developing mobile versions of intake screening and questionnaires for healthcare running on BlackBerry's secure end-to-end mobile solution....

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BlackBerry announces new cross-platform BES12 Cloud for Enterprises and SMBs

BlackBerry has now announced BES12 Cloud, a cloud-based enterprise mobility management solution that will offer easy management of iOS, Android, Windows Phone, BlackBerry 10 smartphones and tablets, as well as a wide range of Samsung KNOX and Android for Work smartphones and tablets. BES12 Cloud will offer customers more flexibility and choice in managing their mobile solution while...

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BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - Vanity

BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - Vanity

The past week for BlackBerry has been rather interesting. We've heard some news from QNX, saw some pics of the BlackBerry Leap / Rio, had Verizon release the BlackBerry Classic and now that Mobile World Congress is underway, had a few early announcements from BlackBerry go live. Have a look at the full discussion list and check out the audio and video below with special guest, Snap Developer...

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BlackBerry CEO: 'I intend to continue to build a hardware business'

BlackBerry CEO: 'I intend to continue to build a hardware business'

Mobile World Congress is already well underway in Barcelona, Spain and while it wasn't entirely expected to happen this early, BlackBerry has made several announcements. The biggest one arguably comes by way of their unveiling of the company's plans for cross-platform services via what they're calling the BlackBerry Experience Suite. The suite was noted to be 'a major company-wide initiative in...

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BlackBerry to bring SecuSUITE enterprise service to Samsung Galaxy S6

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BlackBerry wants to make the newly announced Samsung Galaxy S6 more secure for enterprise customers in collaboration with Samsung KNOX. As part of its Mobile World Congress announcements, BlackBerry has noted that it will offer its SecuSUITE service, created by its subsidiary Secusmart, for enterprise customers who get the Galaxy S6 in collaboration with the Samsung KNOX security...

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BBM Custom PINs, Android Wear support arriving March 2

BBM Custom PINs, Android Wear support arriving March 2

BlackBerry has announced the arrival of new customization options for BBM. While in testing for awhile, tomorrow, March 2, will see the debut of custom BBM PINs. Also arriving tomorrow is BBM for Android Wear. Custom BBM PINs will let you create a unique, alphanumeric PIN. Custom PINs are a subscription feature, and can be purchased from the BBM shop for $1.99 per month. With Android...

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BlackBerry outlines its cross-platform strategy with BlackBerry Experience Suite

BlackBerry today, unveiled its software and services vision to infuse BlackBerry's unmatched power of productivity, communication, collaboration and security across all smartphone and tablets running iOS, Android, and Windows operating systems, giving users the unprecedented ability to work seamlessly and securely across any device. "BlackBerry's core values of security and...

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TinyPlanet lets you turn you landscape photos into a sphere - 1000 free copies available

There are plenty of photo editors around to let you add effects to your photos. There's a native photo editor on BlackBerry 10, while there are lots of apps to be found in BlackBerry World. Usually, they let you add filter effects, stickers and text, amongst other things. However, this app, TinyPlanet, offers to turn your landscape or panoramic shots into spheres that look like tiny planets....

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