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U.S. passes E-Label Act to free your gadgets from ugly labels

U.S. passes E-Label Act to free your gadgets from ugly labels

President Obama has signed the E-Label Act into law on Wednesday, which will allow electronics manufacturers to add labels for products using software rather than having to print the labels on hardware. Essentially, with the law, phones and tablets can be made with cleaner designs as labels and stickers will no longer be needed and the information could instead be found within the phone's...

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Evernote for BlackBerry 10 updated with various improvements and bug fixes

If Evernote is your go-to app for taking notes on BlackBerry 10, you'll want to make sure you grab the latest release. Appearing now in BlackBerry World, v5.5.1.561 is a small update that simply highlights 'various improvements and bug fixes' as what has changed. Quickly looking over the update, nothing appears to of have visually changed but if Evernote says there're improvements, we'll have...

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Commence Operation BBM - Penguins of Madagascar stickers arrive in the BBM Shop!

Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private have arrived on BBM just in time for their latest adventure on the big screen. If you head on into the BBM Shop you can now grab a sticker pack of the whole gang for only $1.99. The pack should be live for everyone right now, so if you're not seeing it as of yet, try and hit this link to make it appear for you.

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Get apps, movies and more for free via Verizon's Connection Day promotion

Verizon Wireless

Verizon is getting into the spirit of the holiday season by giving away a host of digital content today, which the carrier is calling Connection Day. Starting today, all users, regardless of wireless carrier, will be able to access free content from iTunes, Amazon, Pandora, Conde Nast, Boingo and more, courtesy of Verizon. Here's what you'll be getting via the Connection Day promotion:...

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Pre-release BlackBerry Classic gets reviewed ahead of December 17th launch

A few days ago I was digging through Twitter and came across an account which showed off a pre-release version of the BlackBerry Classic. As there wasn't a whole lot of information to go along with it, I simply retweeted the tweet with the BlackBerry Classic and posted the images in the forums. Since then, the individual behind the account has been answering questions about the device for folks...

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Celebrity Chef Tyler Florence shares why he made the switch back to BlackBerry

Being a celebrity chef, writer and television host Tyler Florence is obviously a busy individual and to keep his life on track, he relies on BlackBerry, more specifically - a BlackBerry Passport. With his love for BlackBerry being no secret, in a new interview with the Inside BlackBerry blog, Florence has shared a little more insight into how BlackBerry helps him manage his busy schedule, all...

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Amazon

Amazon has announced that its PickUp service has expanded to include more than 10,000 Post Offices across the UK, boosting the number of supported locations to over 16,000. Rather than relying on couriers, customers can opt for Royal Mail's Local Collect to have their packages delivered to a nearby location where they can conveniently pick up the order without hassle. All that's required is...

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BlackBerry Passport roll out continues with launch in the Philippines

BlackBerry Passport roll out continues with launch in the Philippines

For customers in the Philippines waiting to get their hands on the BlackBerry Passport, your wait is now over. Announced today at a media launch event being held in Manila, Cameron Vernest, Managing Director for Singapore and the Philippines at BlackBerry announced the BlackBerry Passport will soon be available through Smart and Globe with the suggested retail price of P35,790. So glad to be...

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Harajuku Lovers by Gwen Stefani BBM stickers now available

Harajuku Lovers by Gwen Stefani BBM stickers now available

Aside from being a singer, songwriter and actress, Gwen Stefani is also a fashion designer and in 2005 launched her own fashion and fragrance line called Harajuku Lovers. The designs pull from Stefani's admiration of Japanese street fashion and youth culture and the expansive product line now includes BBM stickers which have now arrived in the BBM Shop for $1.99. You can have a look at the full...

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BlackBerry OS 10.3.1.1154 autoloaders for BlackBerry 10 devices available

Another one for those of you out there who like to live on the edge. Autoloaders have now been created for BlackBerry OS 10.3.1.1154 for all BlackBerry 10 smartphones and are now available for download, if that's how you want to roll. In addition to the autoloaders being available, thanks to some community efforts there's also a blitz file being uploaded which allows for easier upgrades....

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Best Buy Canada now taking pre-orders for the BlackBerry Classic on Rogers and Virgin Mobile

With Rogers having already started their pre-orders for the BlackBerry Classic, big box retailer Best Buy Canada has joined in on the occasion as well. Best Buy Canada has added the BlackBerry Classic to their offerings and have now started taking in-store pre-orders for both Rogers and Virgin Mobile according to the holiday splash page that's now featured on their site. Sadly, that's where the...

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BlackBerry introduces new BlackBerry Passport Trade-Up Program aimed at iPhone users

The BlackBerry Passport is the hottest BlackBerry device going at the moment and aside from the deals already in place to pick one up, BlackBerry has now announced a new BlackBerry Passport Trade-Up Program aimed at iPhone users. BlackBerry is launching the BlackBerry Passport Trade-Up Program, aimed at iPhone users that want to convert to the new BlackBerry Passport. For a limited time,...

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Scotiabank app updated with My Mobile Wallet support for the BlackBerry Z30

Although it took longer than I'm sure most people were expecting, the Scotiabank Mobile Banking for BlackBerry 10 has now been updated to include support for the BlackBerry Z30. More specifically, it has been updated to include My Mobile Wallet NFC support that enables the ability to pay for small everyday purchases like coffee or gas at any participating retailer in Canada, the U.S. and...

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T-Mobile agrees to display correct speed test results for throttled customers

T-Mobile agrees to display correct speed test results for throttled customers

T-Mobile took a big step forward today in the realm of transparency over customer data allotments and throttling. A statement released by the FCC indicates that T-Mobile will begin providing a link to a speed test that will provide accurate results for users who have already been throttled for the month, rather than displaying potential network speeds as it currently does. In addition, the...

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BlackBerry Passport in red and white now available for pre-order in North America

BlackBerry Passport in red and white now available for pre-order in North America

BlackBerry is now allowing North American residents to pre-order both the red and white versions of the BlackBerry Passport starting today, with the red smartphone officially going on sale on "Black Friday" November 28. Both the red and white versions of the 4.5-inch smartphone are expected to start shipping on December 7th via the company's own website. The red BlackBerry Passport has a...

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BT in early talks to purchase O2 or EE

BT in early talks to purchase O2 or EE

According to reports, BT is in early talks with Telefonica to purchase O2, the same mobile operator it released back in 2001. Not only has BT set its sights on O2, but the UK's largest network EE has also been offered in a separate deal. BT has confirmed to Spanish press that Telefonica could end up with a 20 percent stake in the company, should a deal go through. The Telegraph notes that...

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MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One Team ends 2014 season on top!

Mercedes-Benz celebrates one-two victory in the Formula 1 drivers’ world championship

The 2014 Formula 1 season for the MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One team has come to an end, and they're going out on an insanely high note. Between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg, there were 16 wins, 18 pole positions, 12 fastest laps and 31 podium finishes throughout the 2014 season. On top of that, there was eleven one-two wins in a single season which, broke the previous record put in...

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BlackBerry unveils Black Friday deals and new device financing offers

BlackBerry unveils Black Friday deals and new financing offers

The holidays and Black Friday are quickly approaching and if you're looking to pick up either a BlackBerry Passport or BlackBerry Z30 for someone (or yourself), BlackBerry has just made it a whole lot easier by announcing new promotional deals on device pricing as well as new financing offers through PayPal Credit. New Way to Finance - For those of you still on the fence about purchasing...

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Here's another look at the red BlackBerry Passport

Here's another look at the red BlackBerry Passport

We already know BlackBerry is planning to place the red BlackBerry Passport up for sale in limited quantities come Black Friday, but it would seem as though the preparations for its release have already begun. As noted by Kyle27_ on Twitter, digging around the ShopBlackBerry site has now revealed renders of the device, this time around from all sides. Sadly, you'll still have to wait to place...

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