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This just might be the only video of the BlackBerry Slider

This just might be the only video of the BlackBerry Slider

Well, thus far anyway. Since BlackBerry showed off their BlackBerry Slider at Mobile World Congress, one question people have been asking is, how come no one got a good picture of it? Even our own Derek Kessler who was there couldn't capture it. Well, Ron Louks, BlackBerry's President of devices and emerging solutions only showed the device on stage for approximately five seconds. If higher...

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Should BlackBerry consider releasing a new tablet?

Should BlackBerry be considering another tablet?

It never seems to fail. Any time you stick BlackBerry CEO John Chen in a room with the media someone is going to ask about a BlackBerry tablet and, no surprise, it has happened again. This time around it was CNET who asked the question whether or not BlackBerry was working on a tablet during the BlackBerry event at Mobile World Congress. For John Chen's part, the answer remained mostly the same...

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BlackBerry CEO John Chen speaks on diversifying BlackBerry

BlackBerry CEO John Chen speaks on diversifying BlackBerry

The secret is out. Actually, the secret has been out for a while now but a lot of folks simply chose to ignore it. BlackBerry CEO John Chen is determined to make software a business for BlackBerry and along with that he wants to make sure that everything BlackBerry does is agnostic as well. In case that wasn't clear from all the previous announcements coming from BlackBerry at Mobile World...

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TELUS BlackBerry Passport 10.3.1 update now available

Have a BlackBerry Passport on TELUS? If so, you're waiting for BlackBerry 10.3.1 is now over. According to several folks in the CrackBerry Forums (and confirmed via Sachesi) the Canadian carrier has now started their roll out of BlackBerry 10.3.1 to BlackBerry Passport owners. The update is the same as the previous releases, so what you're looking at is OS 10.3.1.2267 which will be showing...

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Hands-on with the BlackBerry Leap

Hands-on with the BlackBerry Leap

This is BlackBerry's newest smartphone: the BlackBerry Leap. Sporting a 5-inch 720x1280 IPS LCD display, an 8MP rear camera, and 16GB of storage, the phone offers quality mid-range specs at an affordable $275 off-contract. We've been told the phone's built by Wistron, the manufacturing arm of Taiwan-based Acer. It has a Foxconn feel to it, but this is more the entry-level design language...

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BlackBerry Classic in white arrives this month, blue and bronze in April

A lot of folks have been asking when the white, blue and bronze BlackBerry Classic smartphones would be arriving and today during their Mobile World Congress event, BlackBerry gave us all a timeline. The white version of the BlackBerry Classic will land at some point in time this month while the blue and bronze versions will see release in April. There was no mention of carriers at this...

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BlackBerry shows off all new BlackBerry 10 slider

BlackBerry shows off all new BlackBerry 10 slider

UPDATE - A previous version of the article noted the device codename being 'Keian'. That was incorrect. That device, as noted by BlackBerry will be a high-end luxury phone, designed in partnership with Porsche Design codenamed 'Keian' in honour of Keian Blundell. Calling all BlackBerry Torch fans. BlackBerry has just shown off an all new BlackBerry 10 slider at their Mobile World Congress...

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BlackBerry announces the BlackBerry Leap!

BlackBerry announces the BlackBerry Leap!

BlackBerry has finally taken the covers off their latest device better known as the BlackBerry Leap. Announced at Mobile World Congress, the BlackBerry Leap is an affordable all-touch smartphone in a modern and powerful design that is built for career builders and companies who value security and privacy when pushing their productivity to the next level. "In today's mobile world -...

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BlackBerry Traffic will be retired as of March 27th

BlackBerry Traffic will be retired as of March 27th

Still on a legacy BlackBerry OS device and love BlackBerry Traffic? If so, I have a bit of bad news for you. The app, which has existed and been maintained since 2010, will be retired as of March 27th, 2015 and will no longer function as per normal according to new emails being sent out to BlackBerry customers. BlackBerry Traffic End of Life Notification Please be advised that the...

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KloudMix beta updated in the BlackBerry Beta Zone

KloudMix beta updated in the BlackBerry Beta Zone

If you've been checking out the native BlackBerry 10 Mixcloud client better known as KloudMix, you'll want to ensure you load up the BlackBerry Beta Zone and grab the latest version. Updated to v1.0.17.1, this release covers a few bugs and feature requests for the app, including uploading, track seeking and landscape support throughout the whole app. Have a look at the full list of changes...

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BBM for BlackBerry 10, iOS and Android updates now available

BBM for BlackBerry 10, iOS and Android updates now available

As expected, thanks to the earlier announcement, BBM has now been updated for BlackBerry 10, iOS and Android. The feature list for this update is rather large and includes custom BBM PINs, Android Wear support, Password protection and landscape mode for iOS users plus, you can now share photos in group chats and have multiple BBM channel contributors. You can have a look at the full rundown...

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Global application partners choose BlackBerry solutions for Healthcare

Healthcare organizations require a platform that secures data end-to-end and today, BlackBerry announced several new BlackBerry partner applications are now available for BlackBerry 10, iOS and Android devices that are enabling innovative solutions to improve healthcare communications, workflow, and patient care spanning several categories in growing markets. Medical Reference and Screening...

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BlackBerry partners with GSX and ISEC7 to expand solutions portfolio

As BES12 adoption grows, customers and partners from around the world are enhancing the value of the solution by adopting BES Monitoring solutions from ISV partners such as GSX and ISEC7, giving customers the ability to access real-time monitoring, automated trend reporting and availability forecasting of BES12, allowing issues to be identified immediately. "An important advantage of...

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BlackBerry announces carriers support for BES12 ESBL

BlackBerry has now announced a rather large list of carriers that will support monthly billing of BES12, including EE (UK), Vodafone India, Chunghwa Telecom (Taiwan), Maxis Berhad (Malaysia), Telekom Slovenia and Telekom Hungary. These mobile operators join a growing list that has already launched ESBL, including Vodafone Germany and Idea Cellular (India). Mobile operators using ESBL are...

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Secusmart develops Vodafone anti-eavesdropping Secure Call Service

Secusmart develops Vodafone anti-eavesdropping Secure Call Service

Secusmart, a subsidiary of BlackBerry Limited, announced today that it has collaborated with Vodafone Germany to deliver a service that offers corporate users a new, powerful encryption solution for maximum voice communications security. This collaboration demonstrates BlackBerry's continued commitment to focus on highly secure and cross-platform solutions. "Vodafone Germany is a...

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Sprint now offering BES12 to their Enterprise customers

Sprint now offering BES12 to their Enterprise customers

BlackBerry and Sprint have now announced that Sprint will be expanding its offerings to their Enterprise customers by including BES12 as well as BBM Meetings, [BBM Protected](BBM Protected) and BlackBerry Blend in their portfolio. "Our agreement with BlackBerry brings an advanced, secure product portfolio to our enterprise customers to help them increase productivity in their...

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BlackBerry partners with interRAI to deliver efficient data collection solutions in Healthcare

Joining their list of growing relationships, BlackBerry has now announced a new partnership with interRAI to deliver efficient data collection solutions in Healthcare. BlackBerry will provide software and support to interRAI Canada to assist them in developing mobile versions of intake screening and questionnaires for healthcare running on BlackBerry's secure end-to-end mobile solution....

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BlackBerry announces new cross-platform BES12 Cloud for Enterprises and SMBs

BlackBerry has now announced BES12 Cloud, a cloud-based enterprise mobility management solution that will offer easy management of iOS, Android, Windows Phone, BlackBerry 10 smartphones and tablets, as well as a wide range of Samsung KNOX and Android for Work smartphones and tablets. BES12 Cloud will offer customers more flexibility and choice in managing their mobile solution while...

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BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - Vanity

BerryFlow Upstream Podcast - Vanity

The past week for BlackBerry has been rather interesting. We've heard some news from QNX, saw some pics of the BlackBerry Leap / Rio, had Verizon release the BlackBerry Classic and now that Mobile World Congress is underway, had a few early announcements from BlackBerry go live. Have a look at the full discussion list and check out the audio and video below with special guest, Snap Developer...

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BlackBerry CEO: 'I intend to continue to build a hardware business'

BlackBerry CEO: 'I intend to continue to build a hardware business'

Mobile World Congress is already well underway in Barcelona, Spain and while it wasn't entirely expected to happen this early, BlackBerry has made several announcements. The biggest one arguably comes by way of their unveiling of the company's plans for cross-platform services via what they're calling the BlackBerry Experience Suite. The suite was noted to be 'a major company-wide initiative in...

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