Signal Tracker adds support for OpenCellID in latest version

Signal Tracker adds support for OpenCellID in latest version

A while back, we told you about an application called Signal Tracker. This handy application allows users to not only monitor their cell strength over time but maps your location via GPS to alert you of troublesome areas. The developer made some tweaks and fixes and the application now stands at version 2.0. Changes in v2.0 New application icon Added support for Google Maps. Goto the...

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Deal of the Day: Incipio Feather Hard Case for BlackBerry Q10

Deal of the Day: Incipio Feather Hard Case for BlackBerry Q10

Measuring less than 1mm thin, Incipio's Ultra Light Feather Case is ideal for the BlackBerry Q10 user seeking inconspicuous, first-class protection. It's made of an ultra light and strong polymer for form-fitting, durable protection without the added bulk. Get yours in black, pink or gray today for only $13.95!

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Monthly Active Users for BBM grows to 91 million

Monthly Active Users for BBM grows to 91 million

BBM continues to grow after having gone multi platform. Announced during the Q2 fiscal 2015 earnings call, Monthly Active Users for BBM grew from the previous 85 million to what is now 91 million. While there was no breakdown of where those users were gained, it's still great to see that BBM is continuing to grow. With new value added services such as BBM Protected and BBM Money continuing to...

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Over 200,000 BlackBerry Passports sold through Amazon and Shop BlackBerry

Since announcement of the BlackBerry Passport in Toronto, London and Dubai, there has been over 200,000 devices sold across Amazon and Shop BlackBerry. As noted by BlackBerry CEO John Chen on the Q2 2015 earnings call, the BlackBerry Passport has moved to the number one spot on the Amazon unlocked device list and sold out through ShopBlackBerry within the first six hours after sales had gone...

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BlackBerry Q2 Fiscal 2015 Earnings Call

BlackBerry Q2 Fiscal 2015 Earnings Call

The Q2 Fiscal 2015 earnings call kicks off at 8 am ET, and be accessed by dialing 1-888-503-8168 or by logging on at the BlackBerry events website. A replay of the conference call will also be available at approximately 10 am by dialing 1-647-436-0148 and entering pass code 8015758#. For now though, anyone who is tuning in live can join us below for some chat as we listen to the call. We'll...

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BlackBerry announces Q2 FY2015 financial results

BlackBerry announces Q2 FY2015 financial results

Press Release BlackBerry Narrows Non-GAAP Loss per Share to ($0.02) on Broad-Based Operational Progress in Fiscal 2015 Second Quarter WATERLOO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 26, 2014) - BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a global leader in mobile communications, today reported financial results for the three months ended August 30, 2014 (all figures in U.S. dollars and U.S. GAAP,...

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MySmartPrice turns WhatsApp into a price comparison tool

WhatsApp

The price comparison website MySmartPrice is now enabling millions of consumers in India to check out better deals online, even when they have little connectivity. The web service will allow users to utilize WhatsApp, the massively popular cross-platform messenger, to make quick and speedy product price comparison searches. All that's required is to fire a message to 9332222222 with a query...

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This solid black version of the BlackBerry Passport is hot!

This solid black version of the BlackBerry Passport is hot!

In the lead up to the launch of the BlackBerry Passport we had heard there was several different color variations of the device out there in limited numbers and at least one has appeared in Dubai. Attending the Passport event in Dubai, @LeonJayJay found a solid black version of the BlackBerry Passport in his gift box when he unboxed it as posted up by @Emkwan. As most folks know by now, the...

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Mini Marilyn and Garfield stickers arrive in the BBM Shop!

Mini Marilyn and Garfield stickers arrive in the BBM Shop!

If you happened to open up the BBM Stickers shop tonight you might have noticed two new packs are now available to purchase for $1.99. The first is that finicky feline Garfield, known for his distaste of Mondays and his predilection for lasagna. For those who are a fan of the beloved comic strip this set includes all of the characters you know and love including John, Odie, and Arlene. There...

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1000 free copies of Privacy Suite Pro available to download

1000 free copies of Privacy Suite Pro available to download

Back in April 2014, Privacy Suite Pro made it into one of our weekly Roundup posts. As the name suggests, it's an app that looks to protect data on your device. Be it files, folders, photos, videos and more. You can even hide files and folders. Each function has a dedicated section making it easy to use. It is quite a big app in terms of what it has to offer. You are kind of getting a few apps...

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BlackBerry Passport now available from Selfridges for £529

BlackBerry Passport now available from Selfridges for £529

The BlackBerry Passport was officially launched yesterday. We covered a lot from the Toronto event and I'll have a quick recap from the London event soon. However, that's not what this post is about. What I want to tell you is that, if you're in the U.K. you can now purchase the BlackBerry Passport from Selfridges, London. BlackBerry will have a "shop in shop" within the Selfridges Technology...

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200 copies of Cloudvert and Profiler up for grabs

200 copies of Cloudvert and Profiler up for grabs

We all love app promos and the number of app developers doing giveaways doesn't look like it will slow down anytime soon. Today, I have a couple of apps from one developer that are up for grabs. The first app is called Cloudvert, which is a third party Cloudconvert app. The Cloudconvert service lets you convert any type of file on the go. There are tonnes of file formats to choose from, making...

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Deal of the Day: Seidio SURFACE Case for BlackBerry Z10

Deal of the Day: Seidio SURFACE Case for BlackBerry Z10

Crafted from a hard yet flexible material, the SURFACE Case provides an amazingly thin layer of protection without adding the excessive bulk of other cases. This case consists of interlocking top and bottom pieces that fit your BlackBerry Z10 snugly with a soft-touch finish. Comes in black, blue, red and purple for just $16.95 today!

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Get $165 worth of paid apps and games for free from Amazon's Appstore

Get $165 worth of paid apps and games for free from Amazon's Appstore

Amazon is giving away over $165 worth of paid content, which include apps like OfficeSuite Professional 7, SketchBook Pro and many more, through its Appstore. The deal is not limited to apps, as there are games like Threes!, Sonic 4 Episode II and Riptide GP2 on offer. We haven't checked/tested every app to see how it runs on BlackBerry, but if you have the Amazon App Store loaded up on your...

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A drool-worthy BlackBerry photo

BlackBerry Envy

As a longtime BlackBerry addict and gadget lover in general, it's pretty rare (read: never) that I feel envious of another person's tech collection. That said, I just had one of those moments where I felt true envy. The photo above was just tweeted to me by Barry Lapthorne, who in addition to his trusty BlackBerry Z30 is rock'n ALL of the latest and yet to be released BlackBerry 10 phones (Z3...

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Miss the BlackBerry Passport launch event live stream? Watch the replay

If you happened to miss out on the BlackBerry Passport launch event live stream, the replay of the event is now available via the BlackBerry events website and ready for you to view it at your leisure. You'll see the full unveiling of the BlackBerry Passport, along with some great demos of BlackBerry 10.3 and some pretty funny jokes from BlackBerry CEO John Chen. I won't give you the full run...

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The BlackBerry Passport unboxed

The BlackBerry Passport unboxed

You've probably already read our BlackBerry Passport review, which covers all the major bases of the device, and what it's capable of. Kevin and Bla1ze have had a few weeks head start on the device, but maybe a few first impressions are in order following our unboxing of the demo devices handed out at the Toronto launch event. So, the BlackBerry Passport is big. It's as big as the pictures...

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Digging into the BlackBerry Passport's design

Digging into the BlackBerry Passport's design

We were really eager to talk with BlackBerry's design folks at the Toronto Passport launch event to get some details on the device's distinct form factor. Alison Phillips, BlackBerry's Managing Director at Industrial Design, gave us the run-down. The keyboard, which BlackBerry diehards hold dear, is considered by the design team as four rows, rather than the more obvious three. The thinking...

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A closer look at BlackBerry Blend from the BlackBerry Passport launch

A closer look at BlackBerry Blend from the BlackBerry Passport launch

BlackBerry Blend has finally arrived for those lucky enough to have a BlackBerry Passport or Porsche Design P'9983 and it's totally awesome. At the BlackBerry Passport launch event in Toronto, we caught up with Sanjay Nathwani, Product Manager at BlackBerry to get a closer look at BlackBerry Blend and some of the stuff you can do with the app on the whole. Although the video comes in at nine...

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BlackBerry Passport available at Amazon for $599

Passport

If picking up new devices from ShopBlackBerry isn't your thing, Amazon has you covered. The shiny new BlackBerry Passport is now available for $599. Amazon lists the Passport as a pre-order item with availability of September 25th, so Prime users should be able to land a new device by the weekend if all goes well. The factory unlocked device should work across most carriers, so you won't have...

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