EZ Pass migration tool now available for BES10

EZ Pass migration tool now available for BES10

If you've been looking for a way to upgrade your IT infrastructure from an ancient BES 5 or other MDM system, you're in luck: BES10 EZ Pass is now available. The migration tool, announced late in February, is intended to make it easier to move from both the older BES5 mobile device management system as well as from competing MDM suits like Good, MobileIron, and AirWatch. EZ Pass is a free tool...

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Deal of the Day: BlackBerry Premium Stereo Headset 3.5mm

Deal of the Day: BlackBerry Premium Stereo Headset 3.5mm

For today only, purchase the BlackBerry Premium Stereo Headset 3.5mm and save 45% off the list price! The BlackBerry Premium Stereo Headset is designed to cut out wind and background noise to ensure great sound quality. This headset offers a full, rich sound and great bass quality that you would normally expect from one many times this price. It's great not only for making calls, but also for...

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BlackBerry 10 smartphones finally launch on ShopBlackBerry for Canada

BlackBerry smartphones

BlackBerry has announced that starting today, customers will be able to purchased unlocked GSM versions of a number of BlackBerry 10 smartphones directly from the company's Canadian store ca.ShopBlackBerry.com. The available devices are the BlackBerry Z30, Z10, Q10, and Q5. These devices are compatible with Canadian LTE and 4G networks. Press release: BlackBerry 10 Smartphones Now Available...

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Create a Channel PIN Badge for your website or blog using BBM Channels Manager

If you run a blog or website and also have a BBM Channel, there's now a new way you can promote your channel on your site. Recently added to the BBM Channels Manager page is the option to create an HTML Widget with your QR Code and Channel PIN on it.  Simply login to your BBM Channels Manager page. Go to your name in the top right. From the dropdown, choose Widgets Select your channel,...

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Celebrate 5 years of BlackBerry World with 5 free premium apps!

Celebrate 5 years of BlackBerry World with 5 free premium apps!

BlackBerry World when it was known as BlackBerry App World was launched on April 1st, 2009 and this year marks its 5th birthday. To celebrate, BlackBerry is offering up five free premium apps from developers.  Celebrate with us - it's like cake, but it lasts longer. 5 FREE birthday downloads just for you! From March 31st to April 4th, BlackBerry 10 and and BlackBerry OS users can visit...

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Says BlackBerry CEO, John Chen - "I know I have to make money"

Says BlackBerry CEO, John Chen - "I know I have to make money"

With the BlackBerry Q4 financial results now known, there's been plenty of talk about the strategies BlackBerry CEO John Chen has been putting in place. Everything from the release of the 'Classic' device to the new production run of the BlackBerry 7 Bold series to the level of new BBM users has been under the microscope and in an effort to get the message out there, John Chen sat down with CBC...

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The BlackBerry Z10 once again selling out in India, Z30 demand on the rise

It seems as though the price drops in India on BlackBerry 10 devices are continuing to do well for BlackBerry. After stock was replenished from the initial price drop, folks are once again scooping up BlackBerry Z10's for Rs. 17,990 with most stores selling up to 10-15 BlackBerry Z10 devices within 30 minutes, including pre-orders which are usually not catered by Indian mobile stores. For...

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Deal of the Day: Seidio SURFACE Case (with kickstand) for BlackBerry Z10

Deal of the Day: Seidio SURFACE Case (with kickstand) for BlackBerry Z10

For today only, purchase the Seidio SURFACE Case (with kickstand) for BlackBerry Z10 and save 49% off the list price! The SURFACE Case is perfect for those who are looking for sleek protection. This case shields your BlackBerry Z10 from scratches and drops while adding minimal bulk and convenient viewing with its built-in kickstand. List Price: $34.95   Today Only: $17.95 Learn More and Buy...

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Half price BlackBerry 10 app sale from BKU Software - SayIt, SafeDrive and more

It's been a weekend for BlackBerry 10 app promotions and that continues today with a selection on offer from BKU Software that we've featured many a time. The following apps from BKU are all half price now - up until April 10th.  If you're a productivity user first and foremost you may well want to check out the apps on offer. If you spend time in the car then both SayIt and SafeDrive will...

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Weekend Coder: Custom game UI

Weekend Coder: Custom game UI

Much like musicians are often inspired by each other, I think that app design can be inspired from others too. A few weeks back I showed my interpretation of how to make a custom TabbedPane inspired by the Sochi Olympics app and today I have another design to share. Before I go any further, please don’t confuse this with stealing code/ripping off apps. These examples all contain original code...

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Document your year in photos with Picture Diary

Document your year in photos with Picture Diary

Nowadays with cameras built into our phones we snap a picture of many things that catch our eye everyday. I’ve seen many of my friends and family members try to do challenges where they have to take at least one photo a day and upload it. Inspired by this 365 photo challenge, a developer has created an app called Picture Diary. As the name suggests it’s a way of documenting your year with...

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Profile Changer PRO, Color LED Message, and Power Tools go on sale for a limited time only

If you are looking for some bargains this weekend, select BlackBerry 10 applications by Toysoft Development have gone on sale for one week only. From now until Thursday April 3rd, three popular application are on sale in BlackBerry World for as little as $.99. Power Tools: $1.99 $3.99 Profile Changer Pro: $0.99 $2.99 Color LED Message: $0.99 $2.99 Most of these applications you should...

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ARKick goes on sale just prior to version 2.0 being released

ARKick

The popular augmented reality application from ReFocus Labs - ARKick, is currently on sale until April 3rd - just before they release version 2.0. Perfect for if you are in a unfamiliar town or city, the application will utilize the camera on your BlackBerry 10 smartphone and show you points of interest around you.  If you haven't yet tried ARKick it's pretty impressive and now maybe the...

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BlackBerry wins injunction against Typo, sales of BlackBerry-style keyboard for iPhone barred

It's a bitter setback for Typo and a victory for BlackBerry, but it's not all that surprising that BlackBerry was able to win an injunction on sales of the Typo keyboard for iPhone. Considering how much Typo looks like a BlackBerry keyboard and how much BlackBerry has vowed to fight back against their perceived infringement, a sales ban was all but a foregone conclusion at this point. Sorry,...

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CrackBerry 114: We ain't sugarcoating

CrackBerry 114: We ain't sugarcoating

Today BlackBerry announced their fourth quarter earnings, so as always we're here to recap the news and break things down. Adam, Bla1ze, Simon and Chris U. join me on this one to talk numbers, devices, and leaks — even though John Chen is cracking down on them. It's not our greatest but hey, we ain't sugarcoating. So sit back, grab a snack and enjoy! Watch   Listen Subscribe...

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Here’s what matters from the BlackBerry Q4 financial results conference call

Here’s what matters from the BlackBerry Q4 financial results conference call

This morning BlackBerry published Q4 results for fiscal 2014 and held the usual analyst conference call. I’ll go through the results here, and I’d like to invite you to post your comments below. First of all, John Chen did a great job of communicating on the call. I really like this guy as the CEO. When he speaks it’s obvious that he understands the issues that are bothering shareholders. He...

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Foursquare for BlackBerry 10 bug fix update now available in BlackBerry World

The last Foursquare for BlackBerry 10 brought a ton of new changes but it also brought a few bugs with it and a new update rolling through BlackBerry World looks to correct those. It's just a small batch of fixes but if you've have issues with the 'mark prior read' or 'delete prior' options, you'll want to make sure you grab this one. Fixes issue where Foursquare would open when doing mark...

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BlackBerry OS 10.2.1.2947 autoloaders now available for download

BlackBerry OS 10.2.1.2947 autoloaders now available for download

Tired of whatever OS it is that you're running on your BlackBerry 10 device? If so, another new OS has now been made available for download and this time around it's OS 10.2.1.2947. Like some releases before it, the base files are from OS 10.2.1.2947 but the radio file used is 10.2.1.2235 and although it's not really a leak, it comes in autoloader form for all BlackBerry 10 devices except for...

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Deal of the Day: BlackBerry J-Series Extra Battery Charger Bundle

Deal of the Day: BlackBerry J-Series Extra Battery Charger Bundle

For today only, purchase the BlackBerry J-Series Extra Battery Charger Bundle and save over 50% off the list price! Keeping an extra battery charged and handy gives you the power to keep communicating and stay entertained throughout the day. Use this versatile BlackBerry Battery Charger in the car, home, office, with your computer via a micro-USB cable, or combine it with a Y-cable to charge...

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BlackBerry App Roundup for March 28, 2014

BlackBerry App Roundup for March 28, 2014

Howdy all, it's time once again for the weekly App Roundup. Now I spent my time wisely this week rustling up some new, cool, and helpful applications for all you BlackBerry addicts to try. Be sure to check them out by clicking through the gallery below and remember you can help by offering your suggestions at the end. JobGuru by Imad Azzam This handy application allows users to search...

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