One subject at BlackBerry Live completely cold-shouldered was the availability of BlackBerry 10.(1 or 2) for the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet. Matter of fact, when asked, CEO Thorsten Heins claims the tablet market is a tough business model and are still evaluating its PlayBook strategy. Truth be told, the entire idea of a unified OS in [...]
After years of dominating the mobile space, BlackBerry had reached a level of comfort in which the desire to innovate began to fade. Market share took a steep dive and the numbers of subscribers declined in flocks. BlackBerry knew it had to act and come up with something innovative to not only get them back [...]
I had a nice sit-down with Marco Miranda, developer of Pootermobile Wallpapers by The World Of Pootermobile here at BlackBerry Live 2013. Pootermobile is no stranger to the BlackBerry platform as Marco once developed and designed great themes for legacy devices and now develops applications for BlackBerry 10. His app Pootermobile Wallpapers allows you to scroll through a catalog of over 100 custom wallpapers [...]
BlackBerry developers, if you did not get the chance to make it out to this year’s BlackBerry Live/Jam Americas we’re once again bringing the experience to you. During the #BBLive TweetUp & Developer Community Awards, @BlackBerryDev handed out some exclusive “Developer Mode Enabled” t-shirts to all attendees who were brave enough to wait in line. [...]
BlackBerry Creative Director, Alicia Keys, took the floor at Live and introduced a neat program – The BlackBerry Scholars Program. In short, the Scholars Program is a dedicated global four-year scholarship program for outstanding women entering their first year of undergraduate study at an accredited college or university. Check below for the press release.
BlackBerry Empire has officially landed in Orlando and we’re onsite at the Orlando World Center Marriott. Once you enter the Marriott be sure to first check into your hotel lodging. Once you are given your room keys you can either drop off your luggage or proceed to check into the event itself. Live registration takes [...]
The BlackBerry Live craziness will kickoff this evening with a welcome reception (6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.) so make sure to keep it locked to BlackBerry Empire for full event coverage. Michael and I are currently en route to Orlando with Anthony joining us as we arrive. Check out the BlackBerry Live Roll Call for what [...]