BlackBerry Classic launch apparently moved to December

BlackBerry Classic launch apparently moved to December

Since April, BlackBerry fans looking to get their hands on a BlackBerry Classic have had a November timeframe of release to look toward based on comments from BlackBerry CEO John Chen, but it seems somewhere along the line, that launch window changed a bit and we'll have to wait a bit longer. When John Chen spoke at the MIT Enterprise Forum in Hong Kong, the video captured from that event...

Continue Reading

HTML5 specs finally finalized

HTML5 specs finally finalized

The World Wide Web Consortium, or W3C, has announced that it has finally finalized the specs for the HTML5 standard after almost eight years of work. This should allow rich content to work seamlessly across desktop and mobile platforms. Though parts of HTML5 have been used by web developers over the years, the final W3C recommendation is now ready. W3C head Jeff Jaffe said of the standard...

Continue Reading
BlackBerry CEO: 'BlackBerry as a technology company will survive and do well'

BlackBerry CEO John Chen wants to make that clear. It's a message he has been delivering across several outlets as of late, be it LinkedIn Op-Eds, while he's speaking at Technology Forums in Hong Kong or heading up earnings calls and while there's still some naysayers out there, the message is starting to stick for many. The conversations have changed from can John Chen save the patient to...

Continue Reading

Sprint flips the switch on Spark in 17 new markets

Sprint flips the switch on Spark in 17 new markets

Sprint announced today that it has flipped the switch on Spark in 17 new markets. Spark is the branded name of Sprint's enhanced 4G LTE service, which the carrier says can currently bring wireless speeds of 50-60 Mbps. Below is a list of the new markets covered starting today: Bay City, MI Cleveland, OH Columbus, OH Denver, CO Flint, MI Henderson, NC Midland, MI Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN...

Continue Reading
Password Keeper for BlackBerry 10 updated with new features and security enhancements!

Password Keeper on BlackBerry 10 is one of those tools where if you use it, you're not sure how you lived without it and now, it's even better than before. A new update filtering through BlackBerry World brings the often overlooked app into v10.3.0.54, and it is perhaps the biggest update to Password Keeper we've seen in quite a while. Thankfully, BlackBerry included a full change log for...

Continue Reading
T-Mobile BlackBerry Q10

While the spat earlier this year between BlackBerry CEO, John Chen and T-Mobile CEO, John Legere, made for some tabloid-like headlines and deals for consumers on both sides in the short-term, since then it has ultimately left a lot of corporate customers in a lurch. With BlackBerry and T-Mobile US putting an end to their licensing agreement, companies that want to remain on T-Mobile and still...

Continue Reading

FTC sues AT&T over unlimited data throttling

FTC sues AT&T over unlimited data throttling

The Federal Trade Commission is suing AT&T Mobility over data throttling on unlimited data plans. The Commission alleges that AT&T's practices regarding unlimited data were deceptive and unfair. The FTC believes that AT&T in some cases reduced unlimited data speeds after certain amounts by up to 90 percent. The FTC's guiding principle is "unlimited means unlimited". This means...

Continue Reading

Save 52% today on these BlackBerry Z10 hard cases with kickstands!

Save 52% today on these BlackBerry Z10 hard cases with kickstands!

The SURFACE Case is perfect for those who are looking for sleek protection. This case protects your BlackBerry Z10 from scratches and drops while adding minimal bulk and convenient viewing with its built-in kickstand. Durable plastic is accompanied by a soft-touch coating, which enhances the look of your device without attracting lint. Yours today for just $16.95!

Continue Reading

Skype gets updated with bug fixes and BlackBerry Passport support

Skype gets updated with bug fixes and BlackBerry Passport support

Just a quick heads up for you BlackBerry 10 folk that use Skype on your devices. An update has hit BlackBerry World today and although it only offers bug fixes and BlackBerry Passport support, you'll want to grab it, to keep up to date. I can't say I'm a big fan myself, but I think that is due to BBM doing such as great job - not just with messaging, but calls and video. Remember when...

Continue Reading

WhatsApp gets updated for BlackBerry 10.3 and the Passport

WhatsApp

As BlackBerry addicts BBM is clearly our number one instant messaging app of choice. But millions of us are still also using WhatsApp for staying in touch with buddies on other mobile platforms that refuse to use BBM for whatever reason, according to our recent poll. If you have picked up the BlackBerry Passport you'll want to head on over to BlackBerry World right away as WhatsApp showed an...

Continue Reading

Get Instant on BlackBerry 10 for free, either here or on the Emberify BBM Channel

Instant

It was only very recently that Instant for BlackBerry 10 was updated to version 2.0 which gave us some nice extra features, along with support for the BlackBerry Passport. The developer is kindly offering up 750 free copies of the device usage tracking app - 500 via the code we'll give you below and 250 via their own BBM Channel. If you've missed our previous coverage of the app here's what...

Continue Reading

T-Mobile reports largest quarterly growth in company history

T-Mobile reports largest quarterly growth in company history

T-Mobile has just announced its third quarter 2014 financial report, showing strong growth in several areas. The carrier reported its biggest growth quarter in company history with adding 2.3 million customers in the third quarter alone. In addition the company is reporting that it has already reached its year-end goal for LTE coverage, already having covered 250 million Americans, and it is...

Continue Reading

Kim Kardashian still loves her BlackBerry Bold

Kim Kardashian still loves her BlackBerry Bold

Over the years we've seen Kim Kardashian sporting many BlackBerry devices but, for the most part, those devices have always been from the Bold series. Bold 9000, Bold 9700, Bold 9900 - she's had them all at one point or another. Speaking with Kara Swisher during the Code/Mobile conference put on by Re/Code, Kim let it be known that even though she uses an iPhone and she has a BlackBerry...

Continue Reading

John Chen discusses the keys to executing a turnaround the right way

John Chen discusses the keys to executing a turnaround the right way

When John Chen took over as BlackBerry CEO back in November of 2013, he noted at the time that he was looking 'forward to leading BlackBerry in its turnaround and business model transformation for the benefit of all of its constituencies, including its customers, shareholders and employees'. That was a strong statement to make, but it showed he had immense confidence in the fact that he could...

Continue Reading

US Prepaid Carriers Buyer's Guide

US Prepaid Carriers Buyer's Guide

Sponsored by MetroPCS US Prepaid Carrier Buyer’s Guide 2 October 2014 Home 201 Comments With kids back in school and budgets tight, prepaid carriers are often the way to go for anyone with a smartphone. Instead of paying your...

Continue Reading
Shield your BlackBerry Z10's display with these awesome screen protectors—only $8.95 today!

These invisible protectors are made of an ultra-slim polymer and shield your screen from abrasives such as keys and dirt. Not only will you enjoy a scratch-free screen, but they also reduce annoying glare. Two birds with one stone! Get yours today and save 44% off the list price.

Continue Reading

A thing of beauty - Atomus HD, free today from Amazon

Atomus HD

Just a quick heads up for you folk that like to take advantage of Amazon's 'free app of the day'. Atomus HD is todays offering and it may not be super exciting or productive, but it oozes awesomeness - trust me. The official explanation of Atomus is a highly complex, kinetic, and interactive visualizer yet it is also an amazingly beautiful work of art. I can't do much better than that so if...

Continue Reading

Have some spooky fun with Halloween Match for BlackBerry 10

Have some spooky fun with Halloween Match for BlackBerry 10

Each year at this time, we gather around carving pumpkins, collecting candy, and choosing our costumes. Halloween is almost here and what better way to celebrate it than with a spooky Halloween game to keep you or your child busy. Halloween Match is a fun, simple, and, of course, easy to play match 3 game. Similar to the developers previous release, Breakfast Saga, instead of arranging...

Continue Reading
Heads up! We've got BlackBerry Mini-USB car chargers available today for just $3.95!

This OEM car charger works great for any mini-USB device while traveling. The coiled style cable helps conserve space in the vehicle and stretches to any passenger when needed. Today you can get yours for 84% off the list price, while supplies last!

Continue Reading
Best Buy and Future Shop offering the TELUS BlackBerry Passport for $199.99

If you're looking to grab a BlackBerry Passport in Canada and spend the least amount possible, then Best Buy or Future Shop can save you a little bit of coin as long as you don't mind signing up for a TELUS 2-year contract. Right now, both retailers are offering a $199.99 deal until October 30th across their big box locations. The offer was previously available for a while, then it...

Continue Reading

Pages