Rumour Roundup

Welcome to BlackBerryCentral's Rumour Roundup!

Each Tuesday, we'll bring you the most interesting rumours in the BlackBerry community and let you know if there's any real supporting evidence. Devices, OS's, and more hot topics - it's your one-stop post to get the latest rumours.


BlackBerry Rome / Hamburg?



This rumour comes exclusively from BlackBerryCzech (an unofficial blog), which states that BlackBerry will be releasing not one, but two more Android based handsets this year. The first ...

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BBCentral's App Picks Of The Week

Welcome to BBCentral's App Picks Of The Week!

Each week, we'll let you know all about our top 5 favourite BlackBerry 10 & Android apps, plus how to get them.

Have an app you'd like to suggest? Are you an app developer and would like to see your app here? Drop us a comment below and let us know what apps we should check out next!

This week, we're taking a look at:

  • JustWatch
  • Memory Map - Disk Cleaner
  • Count Down Widget ...
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Sunday Summation: March 20 - 27

Each Sunday, we'll take a look at what BlackBerry news showed up over the course of the week and break it down in an easy-to-read format.

From the BlackBerryCentral Channel:

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BlackBerry Priv Now Available in Japan

Originally Posted On Inside Blogs

Good day, #TeamBlackBerry! We’ve got another exciting launch announcement for you today! As you know, over the past several months we’ve released PRIV, our first secure Android smartphone, in IsraelNigeria, the Netherlands, Italy, and SpainFranceAustraliaIndia, and South Africa.

Today, another region joins that list: Japan. Starting March 25, PRIV with Band 19 is now available through BlackBerry’s exclusive Japanese reseller, Fox Inc.

You can pick up yours for 99,800 Yen ...

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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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This Spring, Keep Things Fresh With up to 30% off Select BlackBerry Products

Originally Posted On Inside Blogs

Hey there, #TeamBlackBerry! Spring has finally arrived, and we’d like to mark the occasion with something special: two refreshing new deals on ShopBlackBerry! Starting today, we’re offering discounts on all of our accessories along with the BlackBerry Passport.

Unlock a wider world of productivity with 20% off the Passport (Black or White) and Passport Silver Edition, then gear yourself up for Spring with 30% off all BlackBerry accessories.

Want a new hard shell case for your Passport? 30% off!

Looking ...

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AtHoc Wins Contact with Major University

Whilst the Hardware Division has not been making many headlines as of late, BlackBerry’s other divisons continue to conduct business and gain traction. Just a few days ago, AtHoc has announced yet another major contract; this time with Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia. The university is a large one with a population of approximately 40,000 staff and students. Therefore, it is easy to understand why the campus leadership wanted a system which made the campus “incident-ready” in the event of an emergency.

“AtHoc’s Networked ...

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Sunday Summation: February 28 - March 19

Each Sunday, we'll take a look at what BlackBerry news showed up over the course of the week and break it down in an easy-to-read format.

From the BlackBerryCentral Channel:

BlackBerry users launch WhatsApp Petition
[Reposted from Rapid Mobile C00040F5B]
BlackBerry users annoyed with WhatsApp’s decision to stop supporting BB10 have launched an online petition.

At the time of writing it has 362 signatures.

I'm not even going to comment on whether this is worthwhile or not, simply just give the link for ...

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