QNX releases update to QNX OS for Medical

QNX releases update to QNX OS for Medical

BlackBerry's QNX today announced a new release of its software platform for medical devices that is now IEC 62304-Compliant. The QNX OS for Medical 1.1 is based on QNX OS technology field-proven in an array of systems for angiography, proton therapy, laser eye surgery, hemodynamic monitoring, and other critical healthcare applications. The OS supports both single-core and multi-core devices...

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New free World Cup winners Theme from S4BB

Theme from S4BB

Just a quick heads up for you football (soccer) fans - particularly those of you in Germany. S4BB's 'Theme' application for BlackBerry 10 has been updated with a new World Cup winners theme and you can grab it for free. Before we had BlackBerry 10, themes were big business on legacy devices. Those days are now gone but the 'Theme' app is the nearest you'll get to customising your BlackBerry...

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Deal of the Day: BlackBerry Transform Hard Shell for Z10

Deal of the Day: BlackBerry Transform Hard Shell for Z10

For today only, buy the BlackBerry Transform Hard Shell for Z10 and save 52% off the list price! The ultra-thin BlackBerry Transform Hard Shell provides a flip to stand feature, which allows you to easily charge or enjoy media on your BlackBerry Z10. This case provides access to all ports and is exceptionally designed to allow seamless swiping and gesturing on your device’s display. Comes in...

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Three UK makes 0800 numbers free on new SIM-only plans

Three

UK mobile operator Three has announced new SIM-only plans, enabling consumers to save on calling 08- numbers. Free 0800 calls will be included, while other 08- numbers (084, 087, etc) will cost 5p per minute. The network will also be introducing new spending tools, which will prevent customers from exceeding allowances and limits on premium numbers. On top of all this, new allowances for...

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Get some free biking action with Touchgrind BMX on BlackBerry 10

Touchgrind BMX

While I was hanging around in the Amazon Appstore recently I found a bit of a treat that goes by the name of Touchgrind BMX. Now this won't be for everyone but I first got addicted to the game some time ago when I used to rock an iPhone as my second device. Now, thanks to BlackBerry 10, we can easily download Touchgrind BMX to our devices and enjoy the game for free. The concept is pretty...

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BaSA

If you are looking for a third party solution to see what your BlackBerry 10 battery is getting up to then look no further than Battery and System Analyzer. The app is rather in depth and is the perfect way for you to keep an eye on what's going on inside your BlackBerry 10 smartphone. Once again, the app has been updated with fixes and some new features - which we always like to see. New in...

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Get NeverMaze on your BlackBerry 10 device for free with this promo code

NeverMaze

We first took a look at NeverMaze for BlackBerry 10, on video, about a year ago and it's the perfect time killer for when you have a few minutes spare. The developers have been in touch this week to offer up the game for free for a limited time only. The concept is very straight forward - the app will auto generate a maze and you need to manoeuvre the orange icon to the purple one - simple...

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The BlackBerry Knight concept is the prime example of a great looking Z10 successor

In our poll earlier, we asked how many people were still holding out hope that BlackBerry would announce a new all touch device and thus far, the results show the vast majority still want to see BlackBerry announce something in that area. Looking through the comments, a lot of those who voted feel as though the BlackBerry Z10 needs a 'successor' device and as luck would have it, DHabkirk...

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Odd looking pre-release BlackBerry Z30 turns up on Craigslist

Odd looking pre-release BlackBerry Z30 turns up on Craigslist

Every now and then when devices end up getting released to the public, we often see early prototype versions end up hitting some weird places online and it seems that tradition has continued on with the BlackBerry Z30. CrackBerry forums member boilerkim has come across such a creature on Craigslist and it certainly doesn't fit the bill of a 'normal' BlackBerry Z30. There's info to suggest that...

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PillPad gains Built for BlackBerry status, updated to v2.0.1.14 with several improvements

If you've been making use of CF PillPad HD to keep track of your medicine, you'll want to be sure to grab the latest update available in BlackBerry World. This time around the app has been updated to v2.0.1.14 and has several different changes within. To start, it's now Built for BlackBerry ensuring it will run beautifully across all BlackBerry 10 device but aside from that there's also...

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The TV Show podcast episode 9: 24 hour 11, The Leftovers 2, Doctor Who season 2

The TV Show is like app or game reviews for television episodes. Whether you're watching on the console in your living room or streaming to your BlackBerry, follow along for the week of TV that was. On this episode Dave and Rene try to figure out what the hell happened in the penultimate 24, what the hell's happening in The Leftovers, if anything at all, and talk Doctor Who season 2: Tennant...

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CrackBerry Asks: Are you still hoping for another all touch BlackBerry device to be announced?

With all the hype surrounding the BlackBerry Passport and BlackBerry Classic, a lot of folks have been pretty vocal about the lack of announcement of another all touch BlackBerry. Sure, there's rumor BlackBerry has a possible successor to the BlackBerry Z30 in the works but at this point it has not been officially acknowledged like the Passport and the Classic have been. With that being the...

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Infographic shows the BBM Top 10 countries with World Cup Football Fever

Top 10 World Cup BBM Countries

The World Cup for 2014 is now over. One month, 64 matches, 32 countries. Germany emerged as the world champions after beating Argentina 1-0 in the final. It's great to see the world come together when events like these happen. And if you're like me, you may have tweeted during every match you watched or you may have been part of a BBM Group dedicated to World Cup talk. Over the weekend,...

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Retailers in India have sold through their initial stock of the BlackBerry Z3

When the BlackBerry Z3 was announced for India, many folks were watching and waiting to see how the device would be priced in the region as that would be a good sign of how well the device would sell. At the time of the announcement, some were upset at that price of Rs. 15,990 but then it started arriving at retailers with even deeper discount attached to it and according to the Economic Times...

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Deal of the Day: CrackBerry Leather Horizontal Case for BlackBerry Q10

Deal of the Day: CrackBerry Leather Horizontal Case for BlackBerry Q10

For today only, grab the CrackBerry Leather Horizontal Case for BlackBerry Q10 and save 53% off the list price! The stylish CrackBerry branded Leather Horizontal Case is made of a fine, durable leather that features a fixed belt clip on the back to secure to your waist, pocket or purse. This leather case gives you and your BlackBerry device a sleek, professional look while keeping it safe from...

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Review & How-To: Play the iconic, genre-defining first-person shooter DOOM on BlackBerry 10

Ah...good old DOOM! Do you remember DOOM? If you are at all into video games and were around in or before the 90's, then you probably know DOOM, and if not, quite frankly you should! DOOM is a classic, legendary video game that defined the genre of the first-person shooter. The game was created by id Software, a company with a huge legacy best known for their classics such as Wolfenstein 3D (...

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Weekend Coder: World Cup Bingo with GridLayout

Weekend Coder: World Cup Bingo with GridLayout

One of the more overlooked additions to 10.3 in Cascades is the new layout called GridLayout. While it is not that impressive of a feature it is definitely a welcomed addition to Cascades, especially for any developers who have attempted to create a grid layout on their own. Since there isn’t much to show with GridLayout, I have also themed my grid into a World Cup Bingo Card with some...

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Create animated GIFs on the fly with VideoGIFer

Create animated GIFs on the fly with VideoGIFer

Animated are all the rage nowadays. I love a good GIF and I follow a couple of great BBM Channels dedicated to animated GIFs. But what if you want to create your own? Or turn a short video clip into a GIF to share with the world? There are websites which allow you to do this but if you want to do it on the fly from your BlackBerry 10 device one popped up in BlackBerry World not too long ago -...

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BlackBerry and BES10 within the UK's National Health Service

NHS

We've seen a nice increase in BlackBerry publicising new enterprise customers recently and they are at it again, this time with a UK NHS (National Health Service) trust. In the medical field security has to be paramount due to patient confidentiality so BlackBerry seems the sensible platform of choice. The video demonstrates how Aneurin Bevan University Health Board (ABUHB) has risen above...

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How to change the notification tones on the BlackBerry Z3

Z3 tones

One of the things I love most about my BlackBerry is the ability to have a different alert tone for every app on the device. What this means is that when a notification comes in I know what it is without having to even look at the device. If you are a new BlackBerry Z3 user you'll want to take advantage of this awesome feature as it really does make the whole BlackBerry 10 user experience much...

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