Android Marshmallow Now Officially Available For Priv Owners

Today, Android 6.0 Marshmallow is now available on the BlackBerry PRIV, the first-ever Android-powered BlackBerry. Android Marshmallow on PRIV gives users more tools to spark their creativity, improve their productivity and enhance their security. The new updates allow users to:  

  • Spark Your Inner Creativity – New slow motion video and 24fps video have been added to the camera to help you capture the perfect image, exactly as you want it, with the quality of a professional and cinematic video.
  • Stay Productive On The ...
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Wallpaper Wednesday

Hey #BlackBerryNation, 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 ...
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Lawful Access, Corporate Citizenship and Doing What’s Right

Originally Posted On Inside Blogs:

Protecting customer privacy is a core BlackBerry principle 

When it comes to doing the right thing in difficult situations, BlackBerry’s guiding principle has been to do what is right for the citizenry, within legal and ethical boundaries. We have long been clear in our stance that tech companies as good corporate citizens should comply with reasonable lawful access requests. I have stated before that we are indeed in a dark place when companies put their reputations above the greater good ...

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Canadian Police Obtained BlackBerry’s Global Decryption Key

An Exclusive post by Vice reveals that Canada's federal policing agency obtained BlackBerry's Global Decryption key in 2010 allowing them to intercept and decrypt around 1 million Pin-to-Pin messages sent and recieved on BlackBerry smartphones during an investigation.

The key wouldn't allow access to Enterprise devices, but leaves consumer BlackBerry handsets at ease - and also means that they've likey had access for years. Currently, it's unknown if the Police still have the access keys kicking around, since neither BlackBerry or the RCMP have given ...

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BlackBerry CEO Confirms Sprint Won't Be Carrying The Priv

At CES 2016, BlackBerry CEO John Chen confirmed that the Priv would be hitting all major US networks in 2016. After the AT&T exclusive, the Priv hit Verizon and T-Mobile - while fans awaited Sprint's release.

This past week, Sprint and BlackBerry officially confirmed that the device will not actually be releasing on the network, and to instead hit up one of the other major carriers, or use ShopBlackBerry to find the device. The decision came as a surpsise to many, after numerous Twitter and ...

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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.

Rumour

BlackBerry Rome Hardware Feats?

Source

DHabkirk's BBM Channel

Confirmations

The BlackBerry Rome is allegedly coming with two new-to-BlackBerry hardware features. But what are they?

According to the Dylan Habkirk BBM Channel, solving this puzzle will show ...

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Wallpaper Wednesday

Guess what, it's everyone's favorite day.. 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 ...
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Starting Today, Enjoy the PRIVilege of Privacy at a Reduced Price

Originally Posted on Inside Blogs

Good morning, #TeamBlackBerry! For the past few months, we’ve worked hard to make PRIV available to as many of our devoted fans as possible. To date, we’ve launched in thirty-four countries around the world.

Now, we’ve got a different sort of announcement to make. In order to ensure as many people as possible can enjoy our first Secure Android Smartphone, we’re reducing the price. From Tuesday, April 5, PRIV is now available on ShopBlackBerry for US$649, £529 and ...

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