Amazon Appstore on BlackBerry 10
Help, How-To & Tips | 250 Comments How to get Android apps on BlackBerry from the Amazon Appstore The Amazon Appstore promises to be a premiere source for Android apps on BlackBerry, and odds are you want it now that it's so easy to install Android apps. In addition to hosting a lot of content that isn't available in BlackBerry World, Amazon has the added bonus of offering a free app every...

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Jun 24, 2016 Android Marshmallow Beta 7 released for BlackBerry Priv owners
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The Android Marshmallow beta updates are still coming and today a new beta update has been released for the BlackBerry Priv. This is now the seventh beta update to be released and as has been the case with previous roll outs, it is not available for all users. Continue Reading →
Jun 23, 2016 BBM video calling now supported on iOS and Android globally
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A few short days after announcing availability in Asia-Pacific, Matthew Talbot Senior Vice President at BlackBerry, took to Twitter to let it be known BBM video calling is now supported on iOS and Android globally. Continue Reading →
Jun 21, 2016 BBM video support for iPhone and Android expands to Asia-Pacific
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Hot on the heels of announcing availability for Europe and Africa, BlackBerry has now announced BBM video support for iPhone and Android has expanded to Asia-Pacific in beta form, giving iPhone and Android users the ability to video-call each over BBM. Continue Reading →
Jun 17, 2016 Latest BlackBerry Enterprise Technical Expert video takes a look at bringing Android to Work with BES12
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In a new video posted to YouTube as part of the BlackBerry Enterprise Technical Expert Series, David Arnold, Senior Enterprise Solutions Manager at BlackBerry, and Nicholas Barretta, Devices Sales Engineer at Google, talk about the partnership between BlackBerry and Google and the work they are doing together. Continue Reading →
Jun 15, 2016 BBM video support for iPhone and Android expands to Europe and Africa
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After having rolled out BBM video for iPhone and Android to North America, Latin America, and the Middle East, BlackBerry has now let it be known that as of June 14, 109 countries, territories and regions in Europe and Africa are now also supported. Continue Reading →
Jun 14, 2016 Android Marshmallow beta now available for AT&T Priv owners
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If you were among those who signed up for the initial Priv Android Marshmallow beta in the BlackBerry Beta Zone but have thus far been left out because you owned an AT&T Priv, your wait may be over. Emails have now gone out to those invited, plus the BlackBerry Beta Zone has posted a new announcement welcoming AT&T Priv owners. Continue Reading →
May 26, 2016 Priv apps updated in the Google Play Store - Camera, DTEK and more!
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In addition to the new beta apps released through the BlackBerry Beta Zone, BlackBerry has now also rolled out several public app updates for BlackBerry Priv owners through the Google Play Store. Continue Reading →
May 24, 2016 Never miss your bus, rail, or metro again with Transit App: Real Time Tracker
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To help ease the frustration of commuting, there is Transit App: Real Time Tracker, a real-time tracker for those who rely on public transit in various cities and countries. Continue Reading →
May 19, 2016 BlackBerry announces BlackBerry Integrity Detection for developers
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Remember that BlackBerry Bide APK that piqued interest in the early Priv leaks? Well, we're finally learning more about what it is exactly, thanks to a new announcement on the BlackBerry Developers Blog introducing BlackBerry Integrity Detection for developers. Continue Reading →
May 18, 2016 BlackBerry 'Hamburg' purported specs turn up on benchmark tests
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With two Android-based phones already confirmed to be coming and rumors surrounding those devices having already been swirling for a while now, it was only a matter of time before more information started popping up. The latest tidbit of news comes by way of GFXBench, which is currently showing some purported baseline specs for the 'Hamburg'. Continue Reading →
May 12, 2016 Give me your top five reasons why BlackBerry 10 is still better than Android
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Drop a comment below and let me, and everyone else who reads your post, know the top five reasons you still feel BlackBerry 10 is better than Android. Continue Reading →
May 09, 2016 BBM for Android update brings bug fixes and improvements
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While the last update to BBM for Android was huge in the fact that it brought BBM video chat in beta form, the latest BBM update rolling out through the Google Play Store is a little bit less eventful but still important. Continue Reading →
May 05, 2016 BlackBerry rolls out another batch of Priv app updates
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Following up on the last batch of updates at the end of April, BlackBerry has once again pushed another batch of updates to the BlackBerry Productivity Suite for Priv. This time around, there's updates for the BlackBerry Calendar, BlackBerry Hub, BlackBerry Services, Contacts by BlackBerry, Notes by BlackBerry and Tasks for BlackBerry. Continue Reading →
Apr 13, 2016 Power Tools for Android updated with Speak SMS, Email Filters, and Good Morning capabilities
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Not too long ago, BlackBerry 10 developer Toysoft Development ported over his popular Power Tools app to the Google Play Store. This Swiss Army knife of applications provides an extensive list of features to enhance your efficiency on a daily basis. The latest version is now available for you to download in Google Play and comes with several new options, enhancements, and bug fixes. Continue Reading →
Apr 10, 2016 Sprint may not sell the BlackBerry Priv after all
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Despite earlier confirmation coming from BlackBerry CEO John Chen during CES 2016 that the BlackBerry Priv would be arriving on Verizon, T-Mobile and Sprint, it now appears as though Sprint may have decided against releasing the first-Android powered BlackBerry to their customers. Continue Reading →
Apr 06, 2016 BlackBerry and Google hosting 'Bringing Android to work with BlackBerry software' webinar
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Join the BlackBerry and Google teams to learn more about this partnership and how the Secure EMM Suites + Android for Work address mobile productivity, security and manageability concerns. Continue Reading →
Mar 31, 2016 Messenger v1.8 update improves the Hub and SMS experience for Priv owners
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Although I'm not sure how many Priv owners are using the built-in Messenger app on Priv, there's a new update for the app rolling out through the Google Play store that has some shall we say undocumented improvements for those of you out there who are using it. Continue Reading →
Mar 30, 2016 BlackBerry Priv spotted running Android Marshmallow
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Just in case anyone out there was still wondering whether or not BlackBerry was working on Android 6.0 Marshmallow for the BlackBerry Priv, there's now further evidence of its existence outside of the few images of devices running it that have popped up. Continue Reading →
Mar 25, 2016 BlackBerry Priv now available in Japan
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Adding to the already long list of regions where Priv is available, BlackBerry has now announced their first Android-powered smartphone is now available in Japan through BlackBerry's exclusive Japanese reseller, Fox Inc. Continue Reading →
Mar 14, 2016 BlackBerry Services for the Priv updated with minor bug fixes
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BlackBerry Services, which helps control all of the built-in BlackBerry applications on the Priv has now been updated through Google Play Store. This time around, it's simply just some 'minor bug fixes'. Continue Reading →
Mar 11, 2016 How to reload the OS on your BlackBerry Priv
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Take a look at our full run down of how to reinstall the OS on your BlackBerry Priv. It's all fairly easy, but do keep in mind you will need to have a Windows or Mac computer to complete the process plus, reinstalling the OS will indeed erase all local data. Continue Reading →
Feb 29, 2016 BlackBerry Launcher update allows you to set a default home screen and remove apps with a flick
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As expected, more of the BlackBerry Priv preloaded apps have been updated and, this time around, it's the BlackBerry Launcher. Continue Reading →