News

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...

Continue Reading

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 -...

Continue Reading

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...

Continue Reading

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...

Continue Reading

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...

Continue Reading
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...

Continue Reading
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...

Continue Reading
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...

Continue Reading

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...

Continue Reading

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...

Continue Reading
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....

Continue Reading
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...

Continue Reading

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...

Continue Reading

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...

Continue Reading

BBM Custom PINs, Android Wear support arriving March 2

BBM Custom PINs, Android Wear support arriving March 2

BlackBerry has announced the arrival of new customization options for BBM. While in testing for awhile, tomorrow, March 2, will see the debut of custom BBM PINs. Also arriving tomorrow is BBM for Android Wear. Custom BBM PINs will let you create a unique, alphanumeric PIN. Custom PINs are a subscription feature, and can be purchased from the BBM shop for $1.99 per month. With Android...

Continue Reading
BlackBerry outlines its cross-platform strategy with BlackBerry Experience Suite

BlackBerry today, unveiled its software and services vision to infuse BlackBerry's unmatched power of productivity, communication, collaboration and security across all smartphone and tablets running iOS, Android, and Windows operating systems, giving users the unprecedented ability to work seamlessly and securely across any device. "BlackBerry's core values of security and...

Continue Reading
BBM

To go along with the BBM for iOS update, the BBM team has also rolled out a new update for the BlackBerry 10 as well. This release focuses on key issue that was affecting users and that's notifications not displaying for picture messages in group chats. A small but welcomed updated. It's live right now in the BlackBerry Beta Zone so if you're one of those on the limited beta, go ahead and get...

Continue Reading

BBM for iOS beta updated to v2.7.0.67

BBM for iOS beta updated to v2.7.0.67

UPDATED - Ahh, there was a full change log. The update just wasn't showing it. I have now included it below. If you're a beta tester for BBM on iOS, you now have a new update available for you through TestFlight. While the change log for this one appears rather long, a lot of it's just the same as previous versions so it seems there's no huge changes in this release despite the larger version...

Continue Reading
Detwiler Fenton reportedly facing criminal case over BlackBerry sales information

Back in April of 2013, research firm Detwiler Fenton claimed that Z10 devices were being returned in unusually high numbers, which caused BlackBerry stock to drop nearly 8%. At the time, the claim sounded rather crazy because it essentially made it look as though returns were exceeding sales. BlackBerry understandably took issue with the claims and stated they were absolutely false and sought...

Continue Reading

TELUS BlackBerry Z30 owners can now update to OS 10.3.1

TELUS BlackBerry Z30 owners can now update to OS 10.3.1

Much like Rogers, the initial push of BlackBerry OS 10.3.1 on TELUS was limited to the BlackBerry Z10, Q10 and Q5, leaving BlackBerry Z30 owners waiting a bit longer. Now though, the update has started rolling out and Z30 owners have the OS update available to them according to several folks in the CrackBerry Forums as well as TELUS' own Twitter support channels. If your device isn't set to...

Continue Reading

Pages