BlackBerry confirms that the Passport will indeed come in white

BlackBerry confirms that the Passport will indeed come in white

BlackBerry has officially unveiled the BlackBerry Passport in white. Sure, we may have gotten to the white Passport first, as they freely admit, but it's still an official confirmation that the most-hotly anticipated BlackBerry of the season will be available in more than just basic black. Designers Brian Paschke and Joseph Hofer talked a bit about the design of the white Passport. For...

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BlackBerry hosting BES10 Secure Work Space webinar on July 30th

BlackBerry hosting BES10 Secure Work Space webinar on July 30th

If you're looking to learn more about BES10 and how Secure Work Space works across BlackBerry, Android and iOS then you'll want to set aside some time on July 30th. BlackBerry is hosting a BES10 Secure Work Space webinar that day from 11:00AM to 12:00PM EST. With BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 Secure Work Space for iOS and Android, the convenience, strength and efficiency of the trusted...

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Quick reminder - Just a few days left to grab NeverMaze for free

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We posted last week that the developer of the popular BlackBerry 10 game NeverMaze was giving away the game for a short period of time. Over 10,000 of you have taken advantage of the offer and judging by the comments on the original post you are enjoying the game. So here's just a very quick heads up that if you missed the offer first time around, there's still a few more days to get it for...

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A selection of QWERTY devices get a price cut in India

A selection of QWERTY devices get a price cut in India

This is the kind of news I like to see, although it's just restricted to India at the moment. If you are in the country and are in the market for a new BlackBerry you may want to take advantage of the new lowered prices that have been introduced as from today. The offer applies to three devices - the BlackBerry Curve 9320, 9720 and Q5 - so it seems that legacy devices are still very much in...

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Deal of the Day: Incipio OVRMLD Flexible Hard Case for BlackBerry Z10

Deal of the Day: Incipio OVRMLD Flexible Hard Case for BlackBerry Z10

The Incipio OVRMLD Case is engineered with a raised polymer barrier to protect its soft finish from unpredictable scratches and surface wear. The dual-injected design combines impact resistant, semi-rigid NGP with a rigid plextonium frame for superior protection. Best of all, you can grab this case today for 45% off. Supplies are limited so act fast!

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BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 Hosted makes it even easier to tie BES into your enterprise systems

BlackBerry has made BES10 (BlackBerry Enterprise Server 10) available as a Hosted Service through third-party partners around the globe. The service will be called BES10 Hosted and it will allow organizations to benefit from BlackBerry's secure network. They will be able to manage iOS, Android as well as BlackBerry devices securely. BES10 Hosted offers organizations the benefits of what BES10...

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Automate your everyday tasks with On Location

Automate your everyday tasks with On Location

In this day and age being able to perform tasks quicker and easier is key. One employer of mine stressed the importance of "one less click" when devising a new task management system. From the developer that brought you SMSbyNow On Location is not as drastic as that but it is a headless application that performs specific actions when entering or leaving a location. While this is not a new...

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New BBM update arrives in the Beta Zone, brings new way to add contacts

New BBM Beta Zone update brings new way to add contracts

BlackBerry has been busy working on BBM. We've just seen an update to the BBM beta on Windows Phone but it seems a beta update has landed for BlackBerry 10 users too. There isn't much to this update but it does bring about a new way to add BBM contacts. There is a new Add Contact screen where you can seemingly add contacts from a suggested list or send an invite to a contact to their e-mail...

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The TV Show 10: 24 finale, Farscape 1, Doctor Who 3

The TV Show 10: 24 finale, Farscape 1, Doctor Who 3

The TV Show is like app or game reviews for television episodes. Whether you're watching in your living or streaming to your BlackBerry, follow along for the week of TV that was. On this episode Dave and Rene are joined by Dave's ex-girlfriend, Ashley Williams to talk 24 finale, Fascape season 1, and — sorry, really, so sorry! — Doctor Who season 3, including the brilliantly terrifying Blink....

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Hemlock Grove's Famke Janssen isn't a fan of tech or selfies but still digs her BlackBerry Curve

Famke Janssen has had plenty of success throughout her acting career, starring in Nip Tuck, Taken, Taken 2 and perhaps most famously, as Jean Grey in the X-men series of movies and James Bond flick, GoldenEye but her role on Netflix's horror series Hemlock Grove is her latest work. As part of the promotion surrounding the shows second season, Famke sat down with USA Today to talk tech, even...

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BBM beta for Windows Phone gets small update to version 1.0.0.4

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A new update for BlackBerry's BBM messaging app for Windows Phone is now available for download, and it's the first such update since the closed beta for the app went live a few days ago for its selected users. The version number for the app has only changed slightly, from 1.0.0.2 to 1.0.0.4 and there's no indication of a change log. Based on that, we would expect that this update is mainly...

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The new BlackBerry Vendor Portal is now live for developers

The new BlackBerry Vendor Portal is now live for developers

After a rather lengthy round of beta testing, BlackBerry has now pulled the covers off their new BlackBerry Vendor Portal for developers. The site was long overdue for a makeover, so a lot has been improved and changed for the better. The focus was to emphasize the user experience on the whole, so here's what you can expect if you're a developer and have not yet had access to it. New UI look...

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First Look: Here's the BlackBerry Passport in white!

First Look: Here's the BlackBerry Passport in white!

When BlackBerry CEO John Chen announced the BlackBerry Passport, he also made sure to note the device would be arriving in white alongside the standard black. Since then, many folks have been waiting to see the white version and until now, they've been disappointed. The white version has been hard to catch and while many folks like Pootermobile and Dylan Habkirk have created renders of what...

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New COO at BlackBerry another sign of software focus

New COO at BlackBerry another sign of software focus

Yesterday BlackBerry announced that they've hired a Chief Operating Officer. The company has not had a COO since John Chen took over and cleaned house. Remember when Thorsten Heins brought in his own management team including COO Kristian Tear who had tremendous experience from Sony Ericsson and Ericsson? Or how about the co-COO structure that worked very well for BlackBerry during its hyper...

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BlackBerry brings more apps to the Secure Work Space for iOS and Android

BlackBerry brings more apps to the Secure Work Space for iOS and Android

In the world of BYOD, BlackBerry introduced Secure Work Space for iOS and Android as part of their MDM system. Companies can manage it all through the BES 10 administration console. Today, BlackBerry has released a few applications for the Secure Work Space for both iOS and Android, while others have been updated. Not all apps are available for both platforms yet but those are coming soon. Some...

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Deal of the Day: BodyGuardz HD Anti-Glare ScreenGuardz for BlackBerry Z10

Deal of the Day: BodyGuardz HD Anti-Glare ScreenGuardz for BlackBerry Z10

These protectors from BodyGuardz are custom cut to fit your Z10's display and help keep abrasive elements from ever damaging it. They're easy to apply and even reduce annoying glare, making this dual-pack a no brainer - especially at 44% off! Supplies are limited so be sure and grab yours today before they're gone.

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The International Organization for Migration in Colombia jump on the BES10 bandwagon

The International Organization for Migration in Colombia jump on the BES10 bandwagon

More good news this week on the enterprise side of things for BlackBerry as the International Organization for Migration in Colombia have chosen BES10 as their platform of the future. And who can really blame them? They are following a long line of corporate organizations that have committed to BlackBerry 10 for it's security features, as you will read below in the press release. Why the...

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Verizon's second quarter profits soar, highest recorded revenue in six quarters

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Verizon has posted its second quarter earnings, which saw the carrier accruing a double-digit percentage increase in operating income and earnings per share. Over the course of the quarter, Verizon has managed to add 1.4 million new postpaid wireless subscribers, up from 941,000 over the same period last year. The carrier posted profits of $4.21 billion and $1.01 earnings per share, up from...

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FlyCraft Herbie: Crazy Machines now available in BlackBerry World

Flycraft Herbie

Back at the start of the month we told you that FlyCraft Herbie: Crazy Machines was coming soon to BlackBerry 10 and that day has now arrived. If you loved Herbie in the original FlyCraft then it's time to get addicted once again and this one sure is a challenge. I suppose if I were to compare this one with another game It would have to be Flappy Bird as it's so hard, yet so moreish (not...

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Yahoo scoops up mobile analytics firm Flurry to strengthen their mobile products

Yahoo has been on a mission to strengthen their mobile products for a while now and to push that envelope even further, the company has now announced they'll be acquiring mobile analytics firm Flurry after having reached a definitive agreement. Flurry, was started in 2008 and today has reached over 170,000 developers across 1.4 billion devices monthly with their services being offered to pretty...

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