Sonic the Hedgehog spins onto the BBM shop in sticker form

Sonic the Hedgehog

A little something for 'old school' video game and cartoon lovers. Sonic blasted onto the scene in 1991 as a mascot for SEGA (Nintendo had Mario) and since then, he's starred in games, five different cartoon series and a TON of spin-offs. Now, you can bring Sonic to your BBM thanks to a brand new sticker pack having now arrived in the BBM Shop. The pack will set you back $1.99, but you get...

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John Chen: This is a platform that is going to last us for a very, very long time

In between taking the stage at the BlackBerry for Enterprise event and the BlackBerry investor day call, BlackBerry CEO John Chen found time to talk to CNBC about all the announcements from the event. As expected, there was a few choice quotes offered up in the interview surrounding what's in the pipeline for BlackBerry, how BlackBerry will compete and what they need to do in order to turn...

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U.S. government accused of spying on citizens with fake towers to collect phone data

A new report suggests that a U.S. Marshals Service spy program operating under the Justice Department is collecting thousands of cellphone identification numbers from Americans by employing fake communication towers. The program has been operational since 2007 and the towers are mounted on Cessna airplanes operating out of at least five metropolitan-area airports. These fake towers would trick...

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Miss the BlackBerry for Enterprise event? You can now watch the replay

Were you too busy to tune into the BlackBerry for Enterprise event and don't feel like reading through it all? If so, you can now settle in and watch the full replay of all the announcements that happened in San Francisco. Just head on over to the BlackBerry live stream site, though keep in mind that you'll need to set aside nearly two hours if you're wishing to catch it all. Watch the replay...

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BlackBerry announces new partnerships and broad Enterprise portfolio

BlackBerry announces new partnerships and broad Enterprise portfolio

The announcements from BlackBerry came fast today at their BlackBerry for Enterprise event and they covered a lot of bases, making a complete Enterprise portfolio. New partnerships, new services, new software and more got announced. "Our Enterprise Portfolio, with BES12 at its foundation, does so much more than just manage cross-platform devices. Amongst many other capabilities, the...

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Win an IOU for a FREE BlackBerry Classic from CrackBerry!

Win an IOU for a FREE BlackBerry Classic from CrackBerry!

Leave a comment below and you could win an IOU for a FREE BlackBerry Classic! Though it's not launching for a little over a month -- December 17th to be precise -- we know you some of you are very anxious to get your hands on the new BlackBerry Classic. We are equally as excited to get our hands on this device and can't wait for them to start shipping. So, let's pass the time with a contest...

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BlackBerry Classic now available for pre-order

BlackBerry Classic now available for pre-order

The BlackBerry Classic, complete with the familiar button belt and trackpad, is available right now for pre-order from ShopBlackBerry for $449. It's worth noting that you won't be able to use this one on Sprint, Verizon, or U.S. Cellular. The launch event proper is December 17, so that should give you an idea of a shipping timeframe. If you need a refresher, the BlackBerry Classic is the...

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Red BlackBerry Passport to be available on Black Friday in limited quantities

Although we caught a look at the device earlier through Amazon listings and then a fresh image, BlackBerry CEO John Chen has now made the red BlackBerry Passport official. Announced at the BlackBerry for Enterprise event, the red version of the BlackBerry Passport initially expected to arrive on Christmas, will now be available in limited quantities in time for Black Friday. Will you be trying...

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BlackBerry Classic launch set for December 17th in NYC, Frankfurt and Singapore

To close out the BlackBerry for Enterprise event today, BlackBerry CEO John Chen dropped the vital release details for the BlackBerry Classic that a lot of people have been waiting for. The BlackBerry Classic launch event has been set for December 17th in NYC, Frankfurt and Singapore. Pricing for the BlackBerry Classic has been set at $449 through ShopBlackBerry. Hopefully, it'll be like the...

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BlackBerry partners with Salesforce for secure customer data management

BlackBerry partners with Salesforce for secure customer data management

BlackBerry has teamed up with Salesforce so joint customers can securely access customer data seamlessly through BES12. This is yet another solid announcement out of the BlackBerry Enterprise Summit, and should help them push into the public sector more aggressively. BlackBerry Announces Agreement with Salesforce to Promote Public Sector Productivity Waterloo, ON - BlackBerry Limited (...

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BlackBerry introduces WorkLife for enterprise users

BlackBerry Balance has been key for many users in the corporate world, allowing to have two distinct areas on one device — one personal and one business. Balance does a great job at keeping these two areas separate, but it's still not the perfect solution. Today BlackBerry introduced WorkLife — a new way for enterprise customers to use their devices. WorkLife by BlackBerry isn't just...

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BlackBerry Enterprise Server 12 now available

BlackBerry Enterprise Server 12 now available

Another gem out of the BlackBerry Enterprise Summit today is the global release of BES12. A long line of partners have already shown support for the well-known device management platform are already vouching for it, including Bombardier, American Crane, Home Hardware and Rocco Forte. Carriers worldwide are signing on to sell BES12, including Ingram Micro, Orange France SA, Verizon Wireless,...

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BlackBerry and Samsung partner to provide end-to-end security for Android

At the BlackBerry Enterprise event today in San Francisco, BlackBerry together with Samsung has announced a ne partnership to bring end-to-end security to Android through BES12 and Samsung KNOX. "We share the goal to provide enterprises with the most secure mobility solutions through this partnership with BlackBerry," said Injong Rhee, Senior Vice President of KNOX Business Group, Samsung...

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Z30 back

Press Release BlackBerry Announces Partnership with Brightstar to Deliver Enterprise Mobility Solutions Brightstar will distribute BlackBerry's cross-platform Enterprise Mobility Management solution Waterloo, ON and Miami, FL – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ: BBRY; TSX: BB), a global leader in mobile communications, today announced Brightstar Corp., the world's largest wireless distribution...

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BBM Meetings made official, offers high-quality collaboration on the go

BBM

As expected, BBM Meetings has been made official. The conferencing solution allows users on BlackBerry 10, Android, Mac and Windows PC to have high-quality video & voice conferences on the go while leveraging the great collaboration tools that BlackBerry provides. BBM chats can become meetings with just a tap and meetings can be started right from your mobile device. The service is...

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BlackBerry kicks off identity and access solutions for enterprise

BlackBerry kicks off identity and access solutions for enterprise

Today at the BlackBerry Enterprise Summit, two new enterprise solutions geared towards identity and access. This is excellent stuff for those getting in on the recently-released BES12. These should allow businesses to embrace the cloud with more confidence. BlackBerry Announces New Identity and Access Solutions Allowing Enterprises to Embrace Mobility and Cloud Services with Confidence...

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BlackBerry for Enterprise and Investor Day live blog!

BlackBerry for Enterprise and Investor Day live blog!

Today is the day BlackBerry has set aside to tell us all about their new chapter for enterprise mobility and according to previous announcements, they'll be 'revealing a portfolio of products and services that mark the end of mobile compromises — and the beginning of secure possibilities.' and on top of that excitement, they've also scheduled and Investor Day call for after the BlackBerry for...

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Protect your BlackBerry Z10 with this ultra-rugged hard case/holster combo and save 47% today!

This CONVERT Combo shields your BlackBerry Z10 from the worst drops and most extreme conditions. It's made up of a thin hard case on the inside surrounded by a shock absorbing skin and plastic exoskeleton. Included is a rugged swivel holster which you can snap it all into and keep on your belt or pocket! Get yours today for only $28.95!

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BBM Meetings arrives in BlackBerry World a little bit early

BBM Meetings arrives in BlackBerry World a little bit early

After the Android version and some screenshots popped up, it seemed only a matter of time before the BlackBerry version would appear as well and so it has. The BBM Meetings app for BlackBerry 10 has now arrived in BlackBerry World ahead of the official announcement, though to be perfectly honest there's not much you can do with it until it's officially announced and even then, it might be...

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The BlackBerry Classic gets promoted in BlackBerry World

BlackBerry World - BlackBerry Classic - Hero

No different to any other morning when I park my backside at my desk and switch into CrackBerry mode I opened up BlackBerry World on my Passport and all was normal. Next up was my Z30 and my attention was instantly attracted to the carousel at the top of the display where BlackBerry have their featured apps. There in all its glory was the BlackBerry Classic, not only with a nice image but also...

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