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, and other announcements that made BlackBerry a household name and a superstar status.

This week, we're heading back to February 12th of 2007 when RIM announced the sleek and sexy BlackBerry 8800 - also dubbed as their thinnest handset to date (at that time, coming in at 14mm in thickness). RIM actually leaked the ...

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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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BlackBerry Hosting Recruitment Event

Do you have a dream of working for BlackBerry? Well this could be your chance.  The company is hosting a recruitment event at its Good Technology building in Sunnyvale, California on March 2nd.  Here are the positions which they are looking candidates for:

BlackBerry Technology Solutions

Strategic Alliance Manager

Business Development Manager

Global Sales & Marketing

Senior Enterprise Account Manager

Channel Account Manager

Territory Account Manager

Customer Success Marketing Manager

Product Marketing Specialist (New Grad opportunity)

Enterprise Products

Systems Software Engineer

Senior ...

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Telus & BlackBerry Device Team Up To Save Man's Life

Often I have said that my BlackBerry(s) are my life-line. With the amount of travel I do for work I often rely upon it for keeping in touch with my family. However, for one Manitoulin Island man, this was closer to heart than what I can ever explain. While I won’t get into the full details, Christine’s Hubby (that’s all she referred to him as) was out sawing wood and had an accident. With his trusty BlackBerry in hand, “Hubby” was able to call ...

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BlackBerry Launches New Professional Cybersecurity Services Practice To Expand Portfolio

On February 19th, BlackBerry closed a deal to acquire Encription Limited to provide industry-leading threat mitigation and cybersecurity services. Encription Limited is a UK based CESG CHECK IT Security Company, where they conduct Penetration Testing and IT Security training courses for a mixture of Private and Public Companies.

Combined with BlackBerry's existing services, the newly acquired services aim to provide some amazing cybersecurity parameters for internal and external customers. Here's what BlackBerry says about the acquisition:

"As part of the new service, we ...

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BlackBerry To Offer Secure Enterprise Solutions & Services via Microsoft's AZURE Cloud Platform

In a combined effort, Microsoft and BlackBerry are offering the Azure platform via BES12 deployment - allowing customers to access the benefits of both services without the need to invest into their own IT infrastructure. In addition, Microsoft customers now have access to BES12 via Azure. Esentially allowing customers on either end of the spectrum access to the other companies leading EMM service.

In the coming months, BlackBerry and Microsoft will also add the network crisis communication solution from AtHoc into the Microsoft Azure Marketplace. AtHoc ...

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Sharecare and BlackBerry Launch BBM Channel

BlackBerry and Sharecare partenered up in January to integrate Sharecare's proprietary fractal voice analysis into BlackBerry's secure messaging to increase consumer self-awareness, reduce stress and improve relationships, all while providing the gold-standard in consumer privacy. Sharecare was founded by Dr. Mehmet Oz and Jeff Arnold as a home for your health. Just like you have social, professional, and creative profiles online, we believe an online health profile is the most important.

This week, they've launched a new BBM Channel where they'll ...

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Rumour Roundup: MWC16 Edition

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 Not Scheduled To Announce Vienna at #MWC16

Source

Forums

Confirmations

Since BlackBerry hasn't listed anything official for the event - some are guessing that we won't be seeing any device or OS6.0 news ...

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