Five Tip Friday

Welcome to Five Tip Friday!

Each Friday, we'll post helpful tips about your BlackBerry 10 & BlackBerry Android device. From software to hardware, you can be sure to get the latest info on your device right here!

1. Unlock Your Priv With One-Touch

When BlackBerry set up the software on the Priv, they enabled a featured called "Tap to Wake" which allows you to double tap on the sleeping display to wake it. This feature can be super handy on the fly, especially if ...

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Chen: Showing Our Commitment to BlackBerry 10 at CES 2016

Since CES2016, more than a handful of sites have come forward with articles claiming that BlackBerry 10 is DeadBlackBerry Axing Homegrown OS10 and many other innacurate representations of what was actually said during CES this week.

"While we continue to invest in BlackBerry 10 in 2016, we will also develop another Android-based phone. We’ll share more details about our roadmap when we’re ready." - BlackBerry CEO John Chen

Clearing the air, John Chen has taken to the Inside Blogs to give some background and ...

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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.

January 22, 2012 - Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsilie resign as co-chief executives of Research In Motion Ltd.

A news release issued that Sunday reported RIM's board of directors unanimously naming former chief operating officer Thorsten Heins as president and CEO on the advice of Balsillie and ...

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CES 2016 Roundup: BlackBerry & QNX

CES 2016 was an exciting time for BlackBerry as one could expect. Starting early, BlackBerry attended the #Pepcom event, showcasing their top three devices before heading upstairs on Wednesday for a press conference & QNX feature.

If you're like us, the QNX show was the go-to event. Check out their new ADAS software, and be sure to follow our links below to get a closer look at the tech-packed Jeep Wrangler and Toyota Highlander.

If you happened to miss any announcements, be sure to ...

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With Gameloft on PRIV, You Can Play as Hard as You Work

BlackBerry and Gameloft have gone hand-in-hand for a long time. With BlackBerry 10, games like Asphault 8 & Modern Combat have become uber popular on the charts. With the Priv, BlackBerry's opened consumers to a new world of Gameloft games by releasing a device with Google Play Store access - so it's no suprise to see them promoting downloads on the device:

"From seasoned business vets to your average teenager, mobile users leverage their devices for virtually everything, and this definitely includes gaming. Whether ...

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BlackBerry: Clearing Up Misconceptions About Our Executive Compensation

Local Waterloo Region newspapers re-ran an article from 2014 regarding BlackBerry CEO John Chen as the highest paid CEO in Canada for that year.

Of course, this wasn't really news and even BlackBerryCentral reposted the information to our readers.

BlackBerry has taken the lead by writing a post defending executive compensation, which should hopefully please shareholders and consumers alike:

In a study published on January 4, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) reported that John Chen was the highest-paid CEO in Canada two ...

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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 PRIV Coming to Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon (and Available Now on Vodafone UK)

Another announcement coming out of CES 2016 is more BlackBerry Priv availability. Starting today, UK folks can scoop up the Priv from Vodafone for Personal or Business lines:

Vodafone UK (Personal)

Vodafone UK (Business)

Here's what BlackBerry has to say:

We’ve got some great news for you today, straight from the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show. It concerns PRIV. First off, it’s available today on a new carrier, Vodafone UK.

Moreover, PRIV is coming very soon to three new carriers in North America: Verizon, T-Mobile ...

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