Today, BlackBerry launched its highly anticipated smartphone – the BlackBerry Classic – a no-nonsense smartphone built to meet the needs of productive people who appreciate the speed and accuracy that can be found with a physical QWERTY keyboard. The BlackBerry Classic responds to customer demand for a familiar design, but upgrades the classic look with high-performance and modern features. Similar in appearance to the iconic BlackBerry Bold 9900, the BlackBerry Classic has a three times faster browser, 60 percent more screen space, 50 percent longer battery life, and greater variety of apps through BlackBerry World and the Amazon Appstore. The BlackBerry Classic also comes preloaded with the BlackBerry 10.3.1 OS, which means users will have access to features including BlackBerry Blend, BlackBerry Assistant and dual app storefronts. Other exciting pieces of news today include:
BlackBerry will be launching the BlackBerry Classic later this morning in New York City, Frankfurt, and Singapore, followed by visiting the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square to ring the stock market closing bell.
WIND Mobile just confirmed via their official Twitter page that the BlackBerry Classic will launch next month on their network, official launch date will be tomorrow. Check out WIND Mobile’s tweet below:
If you are a member of the BlackBerry Beta Zone then it’s time to open up their app because Facebook has a new beta version now available. This latest update brings the app to version 10.5.30.2 and we have the change log below for you to check out.
Tomorrow is the big day, the BlackBerry Classic will be launched in New York City, Frankfurt, Germany and Singapore, BlackBerry will make it possible to tune in to the event in New York, virtually. Check out all the details on how to tune in to the event below:
With the BlackBerry Classic set to launch tomorrow the hype is building up, this latest promotional video shows you BlackBerry going back to their roots with the belt and navigation keys that made the BlackBerry Bold the most popular BlackBerry smartphone to date.. Check out the promotion video below and let us know what you all think:
As many of you may know BBM has been in beta testing for a couple weeks now, and it looks like those tests went well because BlackBerry is rolling out their latest update to the app in BlackBerry World for everyone. This latest update brings the app to version 10.6.5.9 and we have the change log below.
Well, I suppose we can’t say we didn’t see it coming. The aptly named BlackBerry Classic, due for launch on Dec 17th, will come featured with OS 10.3.1 and the ‘classic’ BlackBerry game; Brick Breaker. Brick Breaker will be updated for the BlackBerry Classic and will work via the trackpad and keyboard.
ReFocus Tech have done it again! This time, an app called “Walls” which allows you to create, set, save and share custom generated wallpapers for all BlackBerry 10 devices is now available. “Walls” is a unique wallpaper generation app that randomly generates wallpapers based on the selected style, color palette and texture chosen. Walls also allows users to create image overlays for their triangle based wallpapers to let users give a personal touch to their masterpieces.
For any of you that use the native Twitter app it’s time to head on over to BlackBerry World because Twitter for BlackBerry 10 has an update now available. This latest update brings the app to version 10.4.30.12 and we have the complete change log below for you to check out.
With the holidays fast approaching BlackBerry has decided it was time for them to join in on the gift giving fun by offering a Festive Giveaway promotion in BlackBerry World. This promotion will allow almost everyone that has a BlackBerry 10 device to grab a few previously paid apps absolutely FREE courtesy of BlackBerry and the developers.
For any of you that may be using Box, Dropbox, or Microsoft OneDrive it’s time to head on over to BlackBerry World because all three cloud storage apps have an update now available. We have included the change logs for each of the updates below so you can see what’s new.
BlackBerry and NantHealth, a cloud-based information technology provider combining science and big data to transform healthcare, today announced the first secure clinical genome browser that gives doctors unprecedented access to patients’ genetic data on the BlackBerry Passport smartphone – the NantOmics Cancer Genome Browser. Press release:
BlackBerry will be reporting results for the third quarter of fiscal 2015 on December 19th, 2014. A conference call and live webcast will be held beginning at 8 am ET, which can be accessed by dialing 1-888-503-8168 or by logging on at
With the BlackBerry Classic set to launch on the 17th of this month in New York the Canadian carrier Rogers will start preparing their employees for the device with a training that is scheduled for next week.
If you are a member of the BlackBerry Beta Zone then it’s time to open up your Beta Zone app because there is an update to Facebook. This latest update brings the app to version 10.5.30.1 and we have the change log below for you to check out.
BBM for BlackBerry 10 devices has received an update today, bringing the version to v10.5.15.15, up from 10.5.5.46. This update brings changes to the BBM Shop, adding ‘Top Picks’ for apps and stickers.
As many of you know today is Black Friday and to help celebrate the great folks from Runisoft has supplied us with a promo code for their Super Email Blocker application. Super Email Blocker is a headless application that blocks unwanted/spam emails silently from the hub, and then keeps them along with the email subject, body and file attachments in the app for viewing later. It also prevents downloading the harmful attachments from suspicious senders, and comes with various anti-spam tools to fight spam.