BlackBerry and AT&T team up for Mobility Forum events

BlackBerry and ATT team up for Mobility Forum events

BlackBerry CEO John Chen has been working hard with carriers and as such BlackBerry has now teamed up with AT&T for a series of events called A Mobility Forum from AT&T and BlackBerry. The events will take place in multiple cities over the coming weeks and will feature experts from BlackBerry such as BlackBerry Security Director Jay Barbour, AT&T and partners such as Box, all...

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White BlackBerry Classic now available in the UAE

White BlackBerry Classic now available in the UAE

Now that the white BlackBerry Classic has rolled out in Hong Kong and the UK, BlackBerry has started the push into other regions as well. This time around, BlackBerry has announced that customers in the United Arab Emirates can now purchase a white BlackBerry Classic starting today at the BlackBerry store in the Dubai Mall and leading telecom retail stores for a suggested retail price of 1799...

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Canadian carriers preparing for the launch of the BlackBerry Leap

Canadian carriers preparing for the launch of the BlackBerry Leap

While BlackBerry has been rapidly rolling the all-new BlackBerry Leap out to new areas, one country interestingly left off of the list, which thus far contains France, Germany, Malaysia, US, and UK is Canada. Since the BlackBerry Leap availability started being announced, Canada has taken a 'coming soon' position leaving many folks wondering what the hold up is. That said, it's starting to look...

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BlackBerry announces availability of the BlackBerry Leap for Malaysia

BlackBerry announces availability of the BlackBerry Leap for Malaysia

With the global rollout announced as starting back on April 15th, BlackBerry has continued to introduce the all-new BlackBerry Leap to new regions and this time around, they've announced availability for Malaysia. "We are excited to be working with 11Street and our other partners to bring BlackBerry Leap to Malaysia. It is a smartphone we believe will resonate well with our Malaysian...

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White BlackBerry Classic now available from retailers in the UK

At the end of last week, the white BlackBerry Classic started to appear on ShopBlackBerry and Amazon for UK customers but this week, the availability of the device has expanded a bit more. As announced by BlackBerry, the white colored BlackBerry Classic is available today from Mobile Phones Direct and Clove Technology. While Mobile Phones Direct is offering the device for as low as £18.00...

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Reddit In Motion update brings several bug fixes and improvements

eddit In Motion update brings several bug fixes and improvements

Although there are several great apps for browsing Reddit on BlackBerry 10, one of the most popular ones has always been Reddit In Motion, mainly due to the updates it continues to receive from developer Domisy Dev and with that being the case, it might be no surprise to hear a new version has now been released and is available on BlackBerry World. This update contains several bug fixes and...

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Do more from your watch with the official SWC Pebble watch face

SWC adds an official watch face

The all-in-one utility application for Pebble and BlackBerry 10, Smart Watch Companion, also known as SWC, released an update that not only offered a few bug fixes and UI tweaks but also a brand new watch face to go with it. Available to download from within the application, BlackBerry users can install using Talk2Watch Pro. The watch face fetches the following information from Smart Watch...

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ohn Chen discusses BlackBerry's turnaround strategy at Greater Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber of Commerce luncheon

As we mentioned earlier this week, the Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber of Commerce hosted special luncheon with BlackBerry CEO, John Chen today and while tickets for the event went fast, the Greater Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber of Commerce Twitter account did keep track of and shared a lot of the Q & A session with Chamber of Commerce CEO, Ian McLean, that covered such topics as BlackBerry's...

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Skype

A European Union court has ruled that the name of Microsoft's Skype VoIP service cannot claim a trademark in the EU. The court ruled that the name was too similar to the Sky broadcast network. Sky first filed a trademark dispute with Skype before it was acquired by Microsoft in 2011. Today, according to the BBC, the EU court ruled in favor of Sky: "Judges at the General Court of the...

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Sprint reports a loss for Q4 2014, struggles amid competition and departing customers

Sprint shared its earnings report for the final quarter of 2014. The company continues to struggle with departing postpaid phone customers and dwindling funds. Sprint reported a loss of 201,000 postpaid customers, which is a substantial improvement on the 693,000 reported in 2014. Not all is bleak for the company when covering all parts of the business, with the prepaid customer count...

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Pocket Rally - Free today from the UK Amazon Appstore

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Here's a great little offering from Amazon for you BlackBerry 10 users that are partial to a bit of realistic car racing. Pocket Rally is their 'free app of the day' today and it's pretty darn sweet - especially for free! I first loaded Pocket Rally onto my BlackBerry Passport and although it played just fine I didn't feel like I was getting the best gaming experience on the square screen...

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John Sims, President of Global Sales at BlackBerry discusses the proliferation of mobility in government

John Sims, President of Global Sales at BlackBerry sat down with the folks from Fedscoop to discuss how Federal governments are expanding their mobile system offerings and increasing the mobility offerings to their workforce but while doing so, end users are changing as well as what their expectations are when it comes to what they can do on their government-issued devices. The situation...

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BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - Milk

BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - Milk

Looking to get yourself caught up on the latest BlackBerry news? Of course, you are and there's no better way to start or wrap up your Monday than by tuning into Upstream. We kept it all on schedule this week, meaning it's around an hour long, but we still managed to hit all the latest important news in the world of BlackBerry that doesn't involve yet another render of the BlackBerry slider,...

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BlackBerry Slider render and concept roundup

BlackBerry Slider render and concept roundup

The upcoming BlackBerry slider device has been one of the most discussed and anticipated BlackBerry devices since the BlackBerry Passport. Although it was announced during Mobile World Congress, there's still not a lot of solid information about the device that is known. Sure, there's a ton of rumors and speculation but the fact remains, BlackBerry has offered very little by way of official...

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Phone Finder

Although every BlackBerry 10 smartphone comes loaded with BlackBerry Protect, which is designed to help find your lost BlackBerry smartphone and keep the information on it safe & secure, there's nothing wrong with adding an additional layer of security to the mix as well. Built on the foundation of the previously released Where's My Phone app, Nemory Studios has now released Phone Finder to...

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White BlackBerry Classic now available on Amazon and ShopBlackBerry UK

If you've been waiting for the white BlackBerry Classic that was previously announced as arriving this week on Amazon and ShopBlackBerry for UK customers and carriers throughout Hong Kong, your wait is now over. Both shops have now listed the device for UK customers, so you can start placing your orders right away, but you'll want to be mindful of a few things here when it comes to delivery...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for May 1, 2015

App Roundup 5/1/15

Howdy CrackBerry nation! Not only is it the end of a busy week, but it is also the first day of a brand new month. This week we saw John Chen hint at a new app strategy as well as discuss new product launches. In addition, BlackBerry won the Corporate Branding Campaign of the Year Award. Finally, be sure to take advantage of the ShopCrackBerry spring sale to receive 20% off by entering the code...

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