Shed No Tears for "Built for BlackBerry"

On January 20th, BlackBerry announced that the “Built for BlackBerry” program was ending immediately. To say that this came as a surprise is an understatement for many, especially those developers whose apps have received the certification. Many Devs, including our own Christian Ziegenrücker, have felt abandoned by the company yet again.  As actions speak louder than words, BlackBerry has been showing that they have no love for their Devs and application development.  But why would BlackBerry go to the extreme of shutting ...

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Sunday Summation: January 18 - January 24

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 BBM Channel:

PRIV by BlackBerry to launch on Jan. 28th in India!

The BlackBerry PRIV continues its World Launch Tour with its newest stop, India!

Porting apps to the PRIV: A Primer for BlackBerry 10 Developers

Sadly, it doesn't seem all that long ago that Alec Saunders ...

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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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The Built-For-BlackBerry Program is Ending

BlackBerry has sent out emails to registered developers notifying them that they're going to be shutting down the Built-for-BlackBerry Program immediately.

Here's what the emails states:

"Dear Developer,

With our focus on enterprise customers, we are evolving our app strategy to focus on secure enterprise apps leveraging BlackBerry Enterprise Server and Good Powered by BlackBerry. As a result, we're ending the Built for BlackBerry program. Here's what this means to you:

  • Starting today, January 19, 2016, new Built for BlackBerry submissions ...
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BBRY Slide

The value of BlackBerry stock has been under the microscope for years now and is often of great debate.  There are numerous analysts who say sell, others say hold and then there are a few who say buy.  If you are an investor or someone interested in BlackBerry stock prices then no doubt you are following the slide in the past month.  This slide, which can compete with the current slide of my Montreal Canadiens, has BBRY down almost 26% since December ...

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The Official BlackBerryCentral Teespring Store

A couple months back, the BlackBerryCentral team ran a contest known as the Fund-a-Phone Campaign which sold well over our target of shirts, bringing one lucky fan a brand new Silver Edition Passport. The sales went really well, and we're happy to see so many folks repping our brand in public spaces.

This time, as we approach our one year anniversary - we want to bring you more opportunites to support one of the best BlackBerry-centric sites available!

Starting today, is the official BlackBerryCentral storefront on ...

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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.


BestBuy Canada No Longer Selling the Priv?


Forums, Email


We had someone email this rumour in - saying they were told that BestBuy wasn't selling the Priv anymore due to poor demand.

Basically, this ...

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BlackBerry Priv Heading To T-Mobile for $0 Down

Folks who've been eagerly awaiting the Priv availability on T-Mobile have something to be super excited about: it's coming to the network next week, and it's 0$ down!

"Jump around! Actually, just jump over to T-Mobile starting Tuesday, January 26th to get the PRIV™ by BlackBerry® for $0 upfront and just $34/month with JUMP! On Demand. With JUMP! On Demand, Un-carrier customers can switch to the latest devices without worrying about waiting periods or upgrade fees – all on the ...

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