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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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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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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 Assistant officially launches, lets you stay organized on the go

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BlackBerry Assistant has now officially launched with the release of the BlackBerry Passport, and now we have more details about how it works. BlackBerry demonstrated Assistant on stage today at the official reveal event for the BlackBerry Passport, stressing the importance of multiple interaction methods and context. BlackBerry Assistant can understand your commands or questions from either...

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BlackBerry Blend brings the power and security of BlackBerry to your computer and tablet

After many months of rumors and speculation, BlackBerry has now made BlackBerry Blend official along with the BlackBerry Passport. The new app seamlessly brings messaging and content from your BlackBerry smartphone to your computer and tablet and with Blend, users can take advantage of the secure BlackBerry network to blend their personal and professional content and conversations together...

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BlackBerry Passport redefines productivity for mobile professionals with boundary-breaking design and features

It's here! The BlackBerry Passport is now official and we couldn't be more excited about it. Announced today at events being held in Toronto, London and Dubai, the BlackBerry Passport is the latest flagship device and with it BlackBerry continues to arm mobile professionals with tools that make them more productive. "As we set out to design BlackBerry Passport, we were guided by a simple...

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Amazon brings Kindle Unlimited to the UK for £7.99 a month

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Amazon has finally brought across its Kindle Unlimited service to the UK, which launched in the US back in July. The service offers consumers unlimited e-book enjoyment for £7.99 a month, granting access to over 650,000 digital books, as well as thousands of audiobooks from Audible. The online retailer will have Kindle Unlimited logos on eligible titles, which can be read for free by those...

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Here's how to watch and chat about Wednesday's BlackBerry Passport press event

Here's how to watch and chat about Wednesday's BlackBerry Passport press event

Wednesday will be the day of BlackBerry's biggest press event in over a year as the company officially takes the covers off its next smartphone, the BlackBerry Passport. Today, the company offered some info on how anyone with an Internet connection will be able to watch the festivities. While BlackBerry is holding press events in Toronto, London and Dubai on Wednesday, the rest of the world...

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BlackBerry Passport set for Indian launch on September 29

BlackBerry Passport set for Indian launch on September 29

BlackBerry is all set to unveil the Passport in simultaneous events in Toronto, London and Dubai on September 24, with the device scheduled to be available in these markets immediately. Indian Blackberry fans will not have to wait much longer to get their hands on the latest from Blackberry either, as the Canadian manufacturer is set to launch the Passport in India on September 29. The...

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BlackBerry Classic caught on video!

BlackBerry Classic caught on video!

While we're only mere days away from the official unveiling of the BlackBerry Passport, the next device in the BlackBerry release line up has just now appeared in a new video. Yes, that would be the BlackBerry Classic in case you weren't sure. Coming to us from @DHabkirk and DTBlackBerry, this is pretty much the best look at the BlackBerry Classic to date aside from when BlackBerry CEO John...

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EE, Vodafone to acquire Phones 4u stores and safeguard hundreds of jobs

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UK retailer Phones 4u has recently gone into administration, announcing the closure of 700 stores and placing 5,600 positions at risk. Luckily for those involved, there is - at least - some light at the end of this tunnel with multiple parties picking up stores and absorbing employees, including both EE and Vodafone. EE is set to acquire 58 stores from Phones 4u, safeguarding 359 jobs. On...

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BlackBerry Blend appearing in users download lists in BlackBerry World

This is more of a PSA then anything but here it goes. As some folks have noticed, BlackBerry Blend has started appearing in the 'My World' section of BlackBerry World. As folks are noticing, you can't do anything with it as of yet and even clicking on it leads to an error. That's because it's not ready and well, BlackBerry hasn't even officially announced it or even really acknowledged it as...

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Cowabunga! TMNT and Sponge Bob stickers arrive in the BBM Shop!

Cowabunga! TMNT and Sponge Bob stickers arrive in the BBM Shop!

A little Friday fun has now appeared in the BBM Shop. I suspected they would be arriving, given they started appearing last night but finally, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and SpongeBob Squarepants BBM stickers have now finally arrived. With the TMNT pack, you get the usual suspects including Leonardo, Michelangelo, Raphael, Donatello and Shredder, all for $1.99. If TMNT aren't your flavor,...

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Lion King and Suzy's Zoo stickers arrive in the BBM Shop!

Lion King and Suzy's Zoo stickers arrive in the BBM Shop!

Another batch of BBM Stickers has been released and this around for $1.99, there's two options to choose from. Either the Lion King, which features favorites such as Simba, Timon, Pumbaa, Scar and more. Sadly, there's no Rafiki, so keep that in mind. The other pack now available is Suzy's Zoo, the creations of Suzy Spafford and featuring her characters Suzy Ducken, Jack Quacker, Corky Turtle,...

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BlackBerry 'Visa' and 'Victoria' could be the next devices with interesting keyboards

With the BlackBerry Passport, BlackBerry is introducing their new three-row keyboard. While the verdict is still out on how BlackBerry users will feel about it, it's starting to look as though there are already plans to continue with that styling even further. Generally, I don't give patents much weight. BlackBerry files patents all day long and now even have a dedicated business unit handling...

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BBM Money

Although BBM Money was announced back in 2013, we've not really heard much about it on a large level but BlackBerry is now finally ready to make some more moves with it and has announced a series of new initiatives today that will enhance the mobile payment capabilities for users of BBM. Initiatives they note will, take the ability to connect and share using BBM Money one step further and...

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Verizon Wireless: We won't support Wi-Fi calling until mid-2015

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A Verizon Wireless executive stated this week that the company won't be adding support for Wi-Fi calling for its smartphones until sometime in mid-2015, stating that it will take "some technological work in our network to make it available." FierceWireless reports that Verizon Communications CFO Fran Shammo made those comments as part of an address for the Bank of America Merrill Lynch Media...

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EE refreshes its SIM-only plans to offer more bang for the buck

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UK mobile operator EE today refreshed the company's range of 4G SIM-only plans, offering more bang for your buck when it comes to mobile data. Available from today both online and in EE stores, the new 12-month and 30-day plans offer a wider range of options for consumers looking to hop onto the 4G bandwagon, without having to fork out an extreme amount for the luxury of LTE connectivity....

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BlackBerry shows off the first official image of the Porsche Design P'9983

If you're waiting for the Porsche Design P'9983 to be official, you won't have to wait much longer as the event is set for September 17th (or later tonight depending on where you live) but it seems as though there might have been a little slip up on the Inside BlackBerry blog. A blog post describing the design process of the device with Roland Heiler, Managing Director of the Porsche Design...

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Microsoft considering bringing OneNote app to BlackBerry 10, add your vote!

Earlier today Microsoft rolled out OneNote for Android Wear of all things and that left many wondering if they'd ever port the Android version over to BlackBerry 10. As it turns out, their UserVoice forums where they collect feedback has been home to a request for OneNote on BlackBerry 10 since June. As it stands, Microsoft has placed the request 'under review' and has noted 'We are...

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