Register for the 'Mobilizing Your Microsoft Investments' webcast hosted by BlackBerry

Now that BlackBerry has announced they will use Microsoft Azure to offer secure enterprise solutions and services, BlackBerry hosting webcasts offering advice on how to get the best out of your Microsoft services shouldn't really come as any surprise. The latest, entitled 'Mobilizing Your Microsoft Investments', takes place on March 31st at 11am ET. Many organizations rely on Microsoft...

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Air Canada to launch in-flight Wi-Fi for international flights this fall

Air Canada to launch in-flight Wi-Fi for international flights this fall

Air Canada has announced plans to launch in-flight Wi-Fi for its international flights. The airline says that it will start installing Gogo 2Ku satellite tech on its wide-body aircraft, with a debut set for this fall: Under the agreement announced today, Air Canada will begin installing Gogo® 2Ku satellite technology on its wide-body fleet commencing this fall with its Boeing 777 aircraft...

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Verizon

AT&T, Sprint and Verizon have all announced that customers in the U.S. can call and text numbers in Belgium free of charge for a number of days in the wake of attacks in that country today. AT&T stated: Our thoughts are with the people of Belgium and our customers who have friends and family there. We're going to credit our wireline and wireless customers for all calls and text...

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BlackBerry Spring Sale: Save 20 percent when purchasing a BlackBerry Passport!

Spring has sprung and to kick things off, BlackBerry has now posted up a sale on ShopBlackBerry where you can save 20 percent off the price of a BlackBerry Passport or BlackBerry Passport Silver Edition. Pricing does vary by region, so you're looking at $399.20 in the United States, $479.20 in Canada, £319.20 including VAT for the United Kingdom and finally, €439.20 including VAT for Italy...

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Amazon Prime Video grabs Doctor Who video streaming rights in the U.S.

Doctor Who

Amazon Prime subscribers in the U.S. will gain access to the reboot of the popular sci-fi series Doctor Who starting March 27. Amazon has signed a multi-year deal with the BBC for those rights, with the first eight seasons available to stream via Amazon Prime Video: According to Variety: On Amazon Prime in the U.S., season nine as well as Christmas special "The Husbands of River Song"...

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BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - Commit

BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - Commit

Did you miss BerryFlow Upstream live last night? If so, you can now sit back and watch the video or download the audio and enjoy! This week, BlackBerry gave us plenty to talk about including updates for Facebook, BBM, Twitter for BlackBerry 10 plus, we saw a few key deals appear for discounts on Priv for AT&T and Rogers. On top of that, BlackBerry once again reiterated their strong commitment...

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AT&T is now pushing March security patch to BlackBerry Priv

AT&T pushing March security patches to Priv

T-Mobile has now also sent out their update OTA. Priv owners should find it readily available when checking for updates. The unlocked BlackBerry Priv has already received its monthly security patch for March, and now AT&T is pushing its update. We've seen the carrier variants get the updates anywhere from 3 days to 3 weeks after the unlocked version, and this one is on the later end. The...

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echAccess will now offer the BlackBerry enterprise software portfolio

Following the announcement of Exclusive Networks offering the full BlackBerry Enterprise software portfolio across Benelux, DACH and the U.K, BlackBerry has continued to expand their distribution partners. This time around, TechAccess and BlackBerry have teamed up by signing a distribution agreement which covers GCC, KSA, Levant, North Africa and Pakistan. BlackBerry offers the industry's...

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Mobile Nations Weekly: S7, SE, W10M, and even BB10

Mobile Nations Weekly: S7, SE, W10M, and even BB10

Deciding, releasing, updating, and event...ing. So you've read the Samsung Galaxy S7 reviews and you're wondering if you should go buy one. Well, here's some more data to help inform your decision: should you get the standard S7 or the S7 edge? Should an S6 owner upgrade to the S7?? Is the Galaxy S7 camera really the best? And should you just wait for the Note 6? The past two weeks have been...

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BlackBerry to announce Year-End and Q4 Fiscal 2016 results on April 1

BlackBerry to announce Year-End and Q4 Fiscal 2016 results on April 1

Save the date for April 1st, as that's when BlackBerry will be announcing its Year-End and fourth quarter fiscal 2016 results. Like previous reports, BlackBerry will reveal its financial results for the quarter via a conference call and live webcast. BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ: BBRY; TSX: BB) will be reporting results for the year-end and fourth quarter of fiscal 2016 on April 1, 2016. A...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for March 18, 2016: Games, productivity apps, and more!

BlackBerry App Roundup 3/18/16

Howdy CrackBerry nation! Another week has passed so you know what that means? Not only is it time to share with you another batch of apps for your BlackBerry 10 or Priv smartphone, but it's also time to catch up on all the news that transpired since we last met. Starting things off this week was a brand new episode of the BerryFlow Podcast, where the team tackled several topics including the...

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BBM beta for BlackBerry 10 adds new features and sharing options

BBM

For those of you lucky enough to be a part of the BBM beta for BlackBerry 10, you'll want to fire up the Beta Zone app and get the latest release downloaded. This time around, there's actually some new features added to the mix making the update even that more special. What has been added? Let's take a look. New Features Forward a message Shred a chat Updated look and feel for Priority...

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Rogers drops BlackBerry Priv price to $299 on contract

Rogers drops BlackBerry Priv price to $299 on contract

Canadian carrier Rogers has dropped the price of the BlackBerry Priv to just $299 on contract. For those keeping track, that's a cut of $100 from Roger's previous pricing of $399 for those snagging the Priv on a 2-year agreement. Unfortunately for those looking to pick up the Priv sans-contract, you'll still have to shell out $800 to purchase the smartphone outright. Still, if you're...

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BlackBerry OS 10.3.3 is now one step closer to release

BlackBerry OS 10.3.3 is now one step closer to release

Although the OS has been appearing on BlackBerry servers since late December, we're now one step closer to seeing an official release of BlackBerry OS 10.3.3, which is expected to land before the end of March. As spotted on the PTCRB site, BlackBerry OS 10.3.3.441, Radio 10.3.3.442, Software Release Version: 10.3.3.293 has now been certified for the BlackBerry Q5 and it's only a matter of time...

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BlackBerry reiterates their strong commitment to the BlackBerry developer community

In light Facebook opting to discontinue support of their essential APIs for BlackBerry and WhatsApp announcing they would be ending support for BlackBerry 10 and BlackBerry OS devices at the end of 2016, Lou Gazzola, head of App Ecosystem and the Developer Outreach team at BlackBerry has now taken to the company blog to reiterate BlackBerry's strong commitment to the BlackBerry developer...

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BlackBerry Priv

If you are interested in getting a BlackBerry Priv via AT&T, you have a chance to get some free accessories as well for the next few weeks. The latest promotion for the Android-based smartphone will last until April 15. BlackBerry says: With every purchase of a PRIV through our valued U.S. carrier partner AT&T, you'll have the opportunity to receive a free Slide-Out Hard Shell...

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T-Mobile adds new BingeOn partners

T-Mobile has announced a number of new partners for its BingeOn program, including YouTube, Discovery Go, Redbull TV and others. John Legere took to Twitter with some stats that the company has collected, like that millions of subscribers are now streaming more than twice the amount they were before BingeOn, and that on the T-Mobile network you get 480p Netflix instead of the 360p that others...

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