Marshmallow Priv Update In Carrier Testing

For those who have consistently asked; it looks like Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) is currently in carrier testing. We've seen BlackBerry maintain a strong record so far with the Priv's monthly security updates - and we look to be heading for a major March update to Google's newest mobile operating system. The update is said to bring new contextualized assistance, battery improvements, security enhancements, runtime improvements and a lot more. You can learn more about Marshmallow here.

According to an interview-based article with Matthew ...

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Throwback Thrusday

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.

This week we are actually running back to two periods of time to coincide with ongoing activities this past week. The first, being Super Bowl Sunday. You will recall that BlackBerry, with the launch of BlackBerry 10, the company decided to air a Super Bowl ...

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Let the Bulls Out

On January 20th, I wrote an article BBRY Slide where I highlighted the stock slide which BlackBerry had been experiencing for the past month. In keeping up with the company’s stock position and the analysts out there, I felt that it was time to give an update on the stock position and what is going on with the company but more importantly those outside of the company. As always…


Please note the following disclaimers: firstly, I am not a financial expert. I have ...

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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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BlackBerryCentral Stickers: Available Now!

If you've had a chance to download the newest version of our amazing app - Central for BlackBerry 10, you likely noticed we've opened a storefront. Now, our readers are able to purchase clothing, and stickers as well as provide donations to keep our team growing!

We're adding new designs to the Sticker store and Apparel store on a weekly basis, so be sure to check in regularly for some awesome designs that help support our brand.

In case you missed it, we ...

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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.


John Chen Part Of Recent Cuts




Once you're done chuckling, head over to the link above and check it out for yourself. A non-sourced bit of info claiming that BlackBerry CEO John ...

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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:

     • Qubed

     • Cow ...

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UPDATED: BlackBerry set for a 35% Workforce Reduction

It appears that the workforce reductions are not over for BlackBerry after all.  There are multiple sources citing multiple reports that BlackBerry is set to cut 35% of its Waterloo-based staff.  This would be approximately 1,000 employees.  Additionally, it appears that the hardest cut section is coming to the BlackBerry 10 and Device development teams.  Ultimately, this has just added fuel to fire of the great “BlackBerry 10 dead or alive” debate which is running rampant throughout the community.

As ...

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