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You can now buy the BlackBerry Leap in France, Germany, UK and the United States

Last week, the global rollout of the BlackBerry Leap began in the UK, but BlackBerry has already expanded the areas the device is available. Today, you can purchase a BlackBerry Leap of your own in France, Germany and the United States. France - €289.00 including VAT via ShopBlackBerry with shipping on April 24th Germany - €289.00 including VAT via ShopBlackBerry with shipping on April 24th UK...

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How my BlackBerry Passport scored some winning shots with Weird Al

How my BlackBerry Passport scored some winning shots with Weird Al

For those who are wondering what Weird Al Yankovic has to do with a BlackBerry Passport let me explain. I had the pleasure of attending MAD's issue signing at the Union Square Barnes and Noble in New York City. Weird Al was the "Guest Editor" for this issue and both he and MAD Editor John Ficarra were there to sign copies of the magazine that hit newsstands on Tuesday. Not one to miss an...

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Blackberry's security software subsidiary Certicom has launched what they are calling a "new managed public key infrastructure certificate service" designed specifically for "Internet of Things" connected devices for business and enterprise customers. BlackBerry says: This cost-effective service will help device manufacturers and service providers secure their IoT networks and ecosystems...

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BlackBerry advances security of Mobile and Internet of Things with New High Assurance Initiative

In addition to their announcement of acquiring WatchDox Ltd. in a bid to further bolster the company's enterprise and security solutions, BlackBerry has also now announced a new initiative dubbed the BlackBerry Center for High Assurance Computing Excellence (CHACE) that expands the Company's research and development efforts to drive worldwide innovation and improvement in computer security...

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BlackBerry acquires WatchDox to bolster security and enterprise offerings

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BlackBerry today announced the company has purchased WatchDox Ltd. in a bid to further bolster the company's enterprise and security solutions. Technology and services included in the WatchDox acquisition will be offered to BlackBerry customers as value-added services to compliment the Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) portfolio. It's a strong purchase for BlackBerry. WatchDox is a...

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ShopBlackBerry hosting BlackBerry 10 device sale!

ShopBlackBerry hosting BlackBerry 10 device sale!

If you're looking to pick up a new BlackBerry 10 device for a little bit cheaper than normal, you might want to head on over to ShopBlackBerry as it would seem as though they're having a bit of a spring sale on BlackBerry 10 smartphones wherein you can save up-to 40%. BlackBerry Classic - $399 BlackBerry Passport - $549 (Red, White and Black) BlackBerry Q5 (White) - $149 BlackBerry Z30 - $...

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First image of the BlackBerry 'Oslo' appears

First image of the BlackBerry 'Oslo' appears

By now, everyone knows the story of the rounded off BlackBerry Passport for AT&T but there have been plenty of rumblings about another rounded off Passport as well and that device has been referred to as the BlackBerry Oslo, essentially an AT&T BlackBerry Passport that has been rumored for launch in China and a small number of various other regions. A new image and claims of it being...

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SaveTheInternet

Indian travel portal Cleartrip and media conglomerates NDTV and Times Group have withdrawn support for Facebook's Internet.org program, citing net neutrality concerns. Internet.org made its debut in India earlier this year, with Facebook partnering with carrier Reliance in launching the initiative. Several content producers were on board to provide free access to their services to Reliance's...

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BBM beta update brings the ability to hide sticker packs, bug fixes

BBM beta update brings the ability to hide sticker packs, bug fixes

The BBM beta for BlackBerry 10 has been updated today, and while it isn't a huge update, it does bring along the ability to hide sticker packs, which, as BlackBerry notes, could come in handy for packing away those seasonal packs. Of course, the update brings along the usual bug fixes as well. Here's the full breakdown of what's new in BBM beta build 10.8: What's New this Build? Hide...

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BlackBerry Leap now available from Vodafone UK

BlackBerry Leap now available from Vodafone UK

The global rollout of the BlackBerry Leap has begun starting with the UK and one of the first carriers on board is Vodafone UK. Right now, the BlackBerry Leap is being offered on their website for free when you go with one of their Pay Monthly plans which start at £22. The Leap is only being offered in shadow grey for now but when you place your order, you should have it within 2-4 days with...

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FYI: Important BlackBerry Protect update for BlackBerry 10.3.2 users

Important BlackBerry Protect update for BlackBerry 10.3.2 users

Here's a little bit of an FYI for anyone out there who might be running the BlackBerry 10.3.2 beta but are not actually part of the beta program. BlackBerry has just sent out an email highlighting an important update happening with BlackBerry Protect that will affect ALL BlackBerry 10.3.2 users whether you're in the beta officially or you used the leaked files to get it installed. If you used...

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BlackBerry Leap Review!

BlackBerry Leap Review

Although it feels like only last week I was writing a post announcing the device, in reality it wasn't. It was well over a month ago now at Mobile World Congress but, thanks to a quick turnaround time from announcement to delivery, here we are taking a look at the latest all-touch BlackBerry 10 smartphone introduced to the world as the BlackBerry Leap, which starts rolling out globally today...

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BlackBerry announces global rollout of the BlackBerry Leap

BlackBerry announces global rollout of the BlackBerry Leap

And just like that, BlackBerry is ready to roll out the BlackBerry Leap globally starting with the U.K. Aimed at young power professionals who want to get things done and companies looking for enterprise fleet renewals, the BlackBerry Leap can now be purchased on ShopBlackBerry.com and through select carriers and BlackBerry partners and will continue to rollout over the next few weeks across...

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CarePartners

BlackBerry has now announced that, CarePartners, a home care nursing agency that provides personal support services, rehabilitation services, and nursing care to over 70,000 patients each year has chosen to CellTrak's VisitManager solution, running on BlackBerry 10 smartphones and managed by BES12 to mobilize their home care providers. "With the CellTrak solution on BlackBerry, we have...

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BBM beta for Windows Phone snags a slew of bug fixes in latest update

BBM beta for Windows Phone snags a slew of bug fixes in latest update

BlackBerry has rolled out an update to its BBM beta app on Windows Phone today, and while it doesn't bring any fancy new features, it does include a whole slew of bug fixes. Here's the breakdown os issues fixed in BBM beta version 2.1.0.7: Restarting BBM brings up the "Find friends" screen intermittently BBM crashes when trying to add an image when adding a post Feeds tab does not...

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OS 10.3.1.2726 update files now available for all BlackBerry 10 smartphones

If you're among those who simply must have the latest OS, even if it means loading it through some unconventional ways, you'll be pleased to know that OS 10.3.1.2726 update files are now available for all BlackBerry 10 smartphones including the technically not yet available BlackBerry Leap. Autoloaders for the files have yet to be created but given all the needed files are available for them to...

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On April 15 Rogers will expand on their popular 'Roam Like Home" program to include 35 countries across Europe. In the new countries, Rogers will allow customers to send emails, picture messages, make phone calls, and browse the internet for a flat $10 per day fee. Previously Rogers offered the plan for customers who were traveling to the US, and wanted to use their Rogers data and minutes...

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Sprint's new international roaming plan offers unlimited 2G data for no extra charge

Sprint has launched a new international roaming plan for customers visiting Latin America, Japan, and Europe. Sprint's new International Value Roaming will give customers unlimited 2G data and texting while in a number of Latin American and European countries, as well as Japan. International Value Roaming is available free of charge, and can be easily added to any existing Sprint plan....

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Multiple admin feature for BBM Channels now available

Multiple admin feature for BBM Channels now available

Back at the beginning of March, BlackBerry pushed out an update to BBM and one of the highlights of that specific release was a mention of the ability to have multiple BBM Channel contributors through the BBM Channels online portal. For whatever reason, that function never appeared, and it was never mentioned again. That left many people wondering where it went and while we still don't have an...

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