Facebook has apparently decided to pull the plug on support for Blackberry 10 and BBOS. This move follows, the company’s decision to stop Whatsapp for the platform.
BlackBerry 10 devices are all set to receive BlackBerry 10.3.2 and BlackBerry Blend 1.2 update in coming weeks. The update will bring a refreshed UI and enhancements to BlackBerry 10 devices.
BlackBerry’s upcoming premium Porsche Design P’9984 is out in fresh leaks. The smartphone codenamed ‘Keian’ was first announced by BlackBerry at MWC 2015. Continue reading “BlackBerry’s premium Porsche Design P’9984 ‘Keian’ leaked, Expected at $2000”
Despite BlackBerry’s multiple attempts to create a developer ecosystem around the BlackBerry 10 platform, uptake has been slow. The company tried to get around this by offering an Android runtime. Developers were also free to port their Android applications and bring it to the BlackBerry application store. Savvy users could also sideload APK files directly. This was however far from an intuitive solution. Enter BlackBerry’s new partnership with Amazon. Continue reading “BlackBerry’s latest move brings Amazon Appstore to BB10 platform”
As sales plunge, BlackBerry has announced a new partnership with Foxconn to produce BlackBerry 10 devices. The five year partnership aims to launch the first device by March or April. The BlackBerry 10 based device will be introduced first in Indonesia. The company has also earmarked six or seven additional markets for the device.
BlackBerry has started their “25 Days of Gifts” holiday giveaways on the BlackBerry World. In this festive offer, BlackBerry 10 users get a set of premium apps for free every day starting from December 1st, till December 25th. These apps would be based on different categories such as apps, movies and games depending on the region. The offer would be available only for 24 hours, so you can’t claim the app or game, if you have missed it. Continue reading “BlackBerry 10 users get premium apps for free everyday till December 25th”
BlackBerry is offering 50 percent discount for World Photography Day, which is celebrated on August 19th 2013. These apps let you add effects to your pictures, turn your phone into a scanner and edit the photos on your phone. Continue reading “BlackBerry 10 apps for World Photography Day at 50% discount”
Twitter for BlackBerry 10 has been a mixed experience, with it mostly tending to be worse than on other platforms, but thanks to a new update, the real time social network is now better and more functional on BlackBerry 10. The new version 10.2 brings a refreshed user interface with minor tweaks and new features. You can get it from the BlackBerry World here, check past the break for the changelog.
BlackBerry’s core strength – the BlackBerry messenger, in a surprising move, is going cross platform with iOS and Android versions of the very popular messaging platform to be made available in the coming months. It was announced right now, at its BlackBerry live conference in Orlando. The iOS as well as the Android app will be free on the respective stores. BBM will be compatible on all iOS devices running iOS 6 and Android devices running 4.0 ICS and above.
BlackBerry is always known for its Enterprise products that are massively employed in various organizations. The BlackBerry enterprise server has been the backbone of that experience for many years, and it has now been made available in a new form, with support for all BlackBerry devices, old and new, and even iOS and Android devices. As a consumer blog, we will not burden you with too much of details, but if you want more information, read on.
Over at BlackBerry Live in Orlando, CEO Thorston Heins just unveiled the brand new BlackBerry Q5, a BB10 device with a QWERTY keyboard aimed at the budget-minded mass market. The device comes in various colours like red, white, black and pink. It is all set to launch this summer in various emerging markets. The BlackBerry Q5 was previously known or codenamed the R10, and it looks very much like a Q10 with vibrant colours in matte plastic.
Skype had been telling us that they are indeed working on an app for Blackberry 10, and they have fulfilled that promise by releasing their ubiquitous voice, messaging and video calling app for the newly launched BlackBerry Q10, albeit in preview form. Note that this app is not native to the platform and is the Android app directly ported over to support BlackBerry’s emulation layer. It has launched just for the BlackBerry Q10 as of now, with optimized support for that screen size.
UK retailer Clove has spilled some beans on the launch of the BlackBerry Q10 which is the QWERTY BlackBerry 10 device aimed at users who still love the physical keyboard.There is some fresh news about the pricing and availability of the first BlackBerry 10 device with a full physical keyboard.
FoneArena was the first to bring you the news about the BlackBerry Z10 coming to India on February
24th,25th . Looks like we were right ! An interesting and unusual invite landed at our office today from BlackBerry and it was a cool heat sensitive mug ! Once we filled the mug with some hot liquid , the message slowly showed up on the mug. It reads – Block Your Date on Monday February 25th 2013. BlackBerry will be launching the Z10 in India on that day and it would be going on sale later this month. Continue reading “BlackBerry Z10 India launch on Feb 25 as invite arrives”
Waterloo based smartphone manufacturer, Blackberry launched two new smartphones at its event in New York and across the world. The phones are powered by the Blackberry 10 operating system which takes cues from several other leading mobile operating systems and incorporates them into one single cohesive interface. We got some hands on time with the handset and here are our impressions.