Yesterday was a pretty exciting day for those of us who like to tinker with our BlackBerry 10 devices – a bit of hacking has opened up the possibility to sideload a lot more apps than possible before. This little hack, however, got me thinking about the full potential of Android Player, and why BlackBerry [...]
With BlackBerry Messenger now officially going cross-platform, BlackBerry is looking at ways of getting consumers to adopt the messenger on other platforms. In a recent interview with CNET, Chief Operating Officer Kristian Tear revealed that one of the possibilities they are exploring is preloading BBM on handsets from other manufacturers.
Google is currently the proud company behind the world’s most popular smartphone platform – Android. So it would stand to reason that Google’s executives would proudly display the latest Android flagships wherever they go. But Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google, recently admitted that he actually uses a BlackBerry and loves it.
The BlackBerry Live keynote this year was packed full of exciting stuff – the BlackBerry 10 Bentley showing off the future of mobile computing, the unveil of the BlackBerry Q5, the cross-platform BBM announcement, and a whole lot more. It certainly wasn’t one you’d want to miss, but I’m sure many of you weren’t able [...]
With OS 10.1 beginning to roll out to the Z10 earlier today, we’re already beginning to learn more about the next major update – 10.2. According to the Android Runtime roadmap, BlackBerry is planning to upgrade Android Player to Jelly Bean 4.2.2 when OS 10.2 is released, which should hopefully improve the experience with Android [...]