Want some full Instagram BlackBerry Hub integration? Check out iGrann Pro

iGrann Pro

Chances are that if you're a BlackBerry 10 Instagram user you may well already use iGrann. The free native Instagram app does an awesome job and is the one I use daily. But things have just been spiced up at bit as a Pro edition is now available in BlackBerry World for $0.99. The new 'Pro' features are currently very small but sound fantastic. They include: Full Hub Integration Headless...

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Amazon launches Kindle Unlimited, a new ebook rental service for $9.99 a month

Amazon Kindle on the BlackBerry Z3

Amazon has today announced a new ebook rental service called Kindle Unlimited. The new service enables consumers to choose from over 600,000 books, listen to thousands of audiobooks from Audible and more for just $9.99 a month. Think of it as a music streaming package, but for books with Amazon. The online retailer will have Kindle Unlimited logos on eligible titles, which can be read for...

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Free gaming for all BlackBerry 10 devices with Strike a Can

Strike a Can

If you are reading this prior to checking out the video you may well be thinking that I've gone mad or am desperate for content as I've featured a game where you toss balls at cans. I've not lost the plot (I don't think) and have three very good reasons for writing about the game. First up is that the game is available for all BlackBerry 10 devices. More often than not we show you games that...

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BlackBerry Z3 rollout continues with release in the Philippines

Z3

The end of the working week is here for most of us and what a good way to end things for the people of the Philippines. BlackBerry have announced the Z3 will be launching there at authorized retailers at the price of P 10,990. With the latest low cost BlackBerry 10 device selling out pretty much straight away in the other countries it's already become available in, it'll be interesting to...

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BBM Beta goes live on the Windows Phone Store

BBM Beta goes live on the Windows Phone Store

If you've joined the BBM Beta program for Windows Phone, there's good news. The BlackBerry Messenger app is now live and ready to be downloaded in the Windows Phone Store, allowing Windows Phone customers to message friends on the BBM service. Of course, most folks here won't care as everyone already has BBM on their BlackBerry but hey, you can tell any Windows Phone folks you know it's being...

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BlackBerry CEO John Chen heading up Security Summit on July 29th in New York

BlackBerry has been doing a lot recently to reinforce the fact security is important in Enterprise mobility where they remain the market leader but to help push it even further, BlackBerry CEO John Chen and his senior leadership team, BlackBerry partners, customers and industry experts are hosting an exclusive Security Summit on July 29th in New York. Discussions and demos will address...

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Senior Vice President of Marketing at BlackBerry: 'The No. 1 objective is making BlackBerry synonymous with work'

Back in November, BlackBerry announced the departure of Kristian Tear as Chief Operating Officer, and Frank Boulben as Chief Marketing Officer. Their exit left room for John Chen to make some new hires of his own and when it came to marketing, he opted to appoint Mark Wilson as Senior Vice President of Marketing. Wilson previously served as Senior Vice President, Corporate and Field Marketing...

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Disney Villains and Paul Frank stickers now available in the BBM Shop

Disney Villains and Paul Frank stickers now available in the BBM Shop

The BBM team has been adding a new batch of stickers pretty much a weekly basis for the past little while now and seems this week is no different. Two new BBM sticker packs are now showing in the BBM shop to choose from, both of which are priced at $1.99. First up, Disney Villains have been added. So you can now get Cruella de Vil, Captain Hook, Jafar, Scar, Cheshire Cat and more. Especially...

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Deal of the Day: BlackBerry Soft Shell for Bold 9930/9900

Deal of the Day: BlackBerry Soft Shell for Bold 9930/9900

For today only, grab the BlackBerry Soft Shell for Bold 9930/9900 and save 75% off the list price! Made from high-performance, flexible, plastic-like material the BlackBerry Soft Shell gives the back and sides of your Bold a protective barrier against accidental bumps and scratches. Easy to install and remove, this case also has access to all your ports and buttons. Colors include black,...

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Three UK to provide free Wi-Fi on London Underground

London Underground

Three UK has announced that it is partnering with Virgin Media to provide its customers with free access to Virgin's Wi-Fi network on the London Underground. Other carriers like EE, Vodafone and O2 have already made similar deals in the past. Three's Director of Customer Strategy, Danny Dixon, revealed to TechRadar that free Wi-Fi access will be available at 137 Underground stations by the...

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The top 5 travel apps for the BlackBerry Z3

travel apps

With BlackBerry seeming to be pursuing two types of customers at the moment - business users and the consumer market, the BlackBerry Z3 could well fall into the hands in either of these two camps. Sure, we may see top executives rocking a BlackBerry Passport or Classic in the future, but there will always be companies that don't want to spend the big bucks and the BlackBerry Z3 will still serve...

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Still have football fever? Check out Training with Messi

Still have football fever? Check out Training with Messi

The World Cup for 2014 ended on Sunday July 14th, 2014, with Germany beating Argentina in the final 1-0. While World Cup fever may be over, what are you going to do to fill that football void? How about trying out Training with Messi. It's not quite a fully fledged football game but it's a nice bit of fun to kill some time. With Training with Messi, you do just that, train with Messi. You go...

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Could the Apple/IBM enterprise mobility deal bring Microsoft or Google closer to BlackBerry?

Yesterday IBM and Apple announced the start of a significant courtship that stands to forever change the landscape of enterprise mobility. In short, Apple and IBM launched an exclusive deal by which IBM will sell iPhones and iPads to its enterprise customer base, create iOS apps and services, and launch other cloud solutions including mobile device management (MDM). That last bit … cloud...

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Liven up your home screen by adding a toolbar, date, weather and more with XTreme Wallpaper Changer

Adding a bit of personal flair to the BlackBerry home screen is one of the first things on my to-do list when activating a new device. No on older models, I employed themes and wallpapers to achieve this effect. However, on BlackBerry 10 we are somewhat limited to changing wallpapers. However, that doesn't stop Toysoft, best known for their useful productivity applications, has a few tricks up...

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Connect to Salesforce app for BlackBerry 10 updated

Connect to Salesforce app for BlackBerry 10 updated

For those is business, being able to access the data they need when they need it is extremely important and for because of that, many people turn to BlackBerry and the Salesforce Customer Relationship Management platform. A new version of the Connect to Salesforce app for BlackBerry 10 has now been released both through a native app and on the web. Released as v2.0, the app brings several...

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RBC Express Mobile app offers fresh business banking functions

RBC Express Mobile

The Royal Bank of Canada released a new dedicated app for business customers today. RBC Express Mobile has all of the bells and whistles of RBC's Express Online website, which includes industry-standard encryption and optional two-factor authentication for added security. Beyond that, it's clearly enjoyed a fresh, polished user interface. Here's a quick feature breakdown. Approve payments...

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BlackBerry Assistant officially unveiled for OS 10.3

BlackBerry Assistant

BlackBerry tooks the wraps off BlackBerry Assistant today, which aims to provide voice actions for just about everything you could want to do with your phone. We've caught glimpses of Assistant through leaked BlackBerry 10.3 builds, and we suspect the whole affair is powered by Waterloo local Maluuba. So what does BlackBerry Assistant do? Search e-mails, send calendar invites, see what's...

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Deal of the Day: BlackBerry Micro-USB Travel Charger

Deal of the Day: BlackBerry Micro-USB Travel Charger

For today only, buy the BlackBerry Micro-USB Travel Charger and save 77% This folding blade charger is made for maximum portability and can be used at home or the office. You'll be able to keep any Micro-USB device charged and ready wherever you go. The cable is 3ft. long when unraveled to maximize your flexibility. List Price: $29.99   Today Only: $6.95 Learn More and Buy Now Never miss a...

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Get Orbital on your BlackBerry 10 device for free - today only

Orbital

If you have the Amazon Appstore on your BlackBerry 10 handset you'll want to hit it up today and grab 'today's free app of the day'. Normally costing a few bucks you can get the full version of Orbital for absolutely no hard cash - nice. I've put the game on my Z3 this morning and it's a real gem. Colorful, action packed and somewhat addictive. The game is all about destroying orbs and there...

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Plenty of new features come to Alpha Zero for BlackBerry 10 in the latest update

Alpha Zero

Alpha Zero has been around pretty much since the birth of BlackBerry 10. Whether you are rocking an all-touch device or one with a hardware keyboard you can enjoy some space frenzy shoot 'em up action. The game has received a rather welcomed update this week and there's plenty of new good stuff on offer. If you missed our initial video review you can check it out here before deciding to part...

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