BBM for Android Updated: Adds Marshmallow Support

If the leaks weren't enough indication for you as to how close Android 6 is for the Priv, BlackBerry has just updated the official BBM app in the Play Store to support Marshmallow 6.0+ devices.

Here's what's new:

  • All Privacy and Control features are now FREE – Timed messages & photos, Retract, Private Chat, and Edit
  • Forward messages from one chat to another
  • Ability to mute notifications for a multi-person chat
  • Scroll through all pictures shared within a 1:1 or ...
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BlackBerry Priv Spotted With Android Marshmallow

With anticipation building among Priv owners, some images and now a video have surfaced showing the device running the upcoming Android 6.0.1 update - known as Marshmallow.

Taking a look at the video, BlackBerry hasn't added much in terms of UI or functionality changes. Of course, the update itself should be a welcomed one, bringing new permission features and added battery efficiencies that many Priv owners will appreciate. Overall it looks fairly smooth, but check out the video and let us know what ...

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IoT-Enabled BlackBerry Radar Will Empower Truck Companies to Cut Theft, Boost Profits

BlackBerry has announced a new product yesterday at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Kentucky. BlackBerry Radar is a cloud-based asset tracking system which will aim at improving delivery times, reducing theft and lowering costs to logistics carriers.

Radar will have a device installed in a vehicle which will have a secure cloud connection and enable a company to know the vehicle’s location, if its doors are being opened or closed and inform personnel when a shipment is close to delivery.

BlackBerry Radar is currently ...

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PRIV by BlackBerry Wins Red Dot Award for Product Design 2016

Originally Posted On Inside Blogs

A new year, a new design, another win. BlackBerry’s PRIV secure smartphone powered by Android, has hit the ground running with rave reviews from journalistscustomers and respected third-party testing agencies highlighting its one-of-a-kind design and security features.

PRIV demonstrated its design prowess in one of the most important competitions dedicated to product design, Red Dot Product Design 2016.  Red Dot awarded PRIV the Product Design award for high design quality, where only outstanding products were recognized for ...

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Throwback Thursday

Welcome to BlackBerryCentral’s #ThrowbackThursday!


Each Thursday the BlackBerryCentral team will go back in the BlackBerry Chronicles to give you a glimpse of nostalgia. This will include device launches and announcements that made BlackBerry a household name and a superstar status.

This week we are heading back to when BlackBerry Q4FY2013 results were released and Kevin O’Leary was discussing the results with Amanda Lang on CBC.  If you do not know who Kevin O’Leary is, he is a very prominent businessman in Canada. Kevin ...

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Wallpaper Wednesday

Welcome to another Wallpaper Wednesday!

Each week, we'll bring you cool and popular wallpapers for all your BlackBerry devices. If you're a graphic artist, or photographer and would like your wallpaper shared - shoot us an email!

Here's how to download and install:

  • Find the proper device / resolution wallpaper for your device
  • Click the Download link
  • Touch and hold on the image, selecting Save Image, or select Download in the top right corner
  • Once downloaded, select the image in your downloads folder which should ...
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Facebook: Available on BlackBerry

Originally Posted On Inside Blogs

There has been much news regarding our recent blog post about Great Apps on BlackBerry and I want to clarify that Facebook will continue to support BlackBerry 10 and BBOS. The experience will be slightly different, but you’ll still get the same Facebook features you love (see right). And, of course the full Android Facebook app is available on the PRIV by BlackBerry.

Our fans our fighting for us (#WeAreBlackBerry), and we love their support (#ILoveBB10Apps). That’s why we have ...

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Q4FY2016 Preview

In just a few days there will be another BlackBerry earnings call where the company will release its Q4FY2016 results and thus complete its fiscal year. Like last year I will be doing a comprehensive post on the year as a whole but wanted to have a look at the upcoming call what the analysis are expecting and what I am on the lookout for.

Currently, BBRY is sitting in the middle of the stock rating system with a score of 3 (out of a ...

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