BlackBerry CFO Gives Back

Since inception BlackBerry has played a pivotal role in its hometown of Waterloo, Ontario. The company gives regularly to the town and has a number of different venues named after itself. However, the giving back to the community is not just a company affair; yesterday, BlackBerry’s Chief Financial Officer, James Yersh, made an announcement at the Alumni Breakfast Speaker Series held by University of Ottawa’s Telfer School of Management.

At the breakfast, Yersh announced that he was investing into the school by opening the Yersh ...

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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, and other announcements that made BlackBerry a household name and a superstar status. This week we start off with the Inter@ctive series 900 and 950.

The very first incarnation of our beloved device came out almost 20 years ago in 1996. BlackBerry was known as ‘Research In Motion’ (RIM) at that time until ...

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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 10 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 ...
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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.



Unknown BlackBerry Device Launching with Samsung's Exynos 7420 SoC?




Take this rumour with a pinch of salt right now. There is no proof that this is true. Do note that BlackBerry ...

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Sunday Summation: November 16 - 22

It's Sunday again, so here's your Sunday Summation for the week.  It's been three weeks since the Priv launched and with plenty of good reviews, the news has been less forthcoming than previous weeks.  Nevertheless, we're here to sum it up.  Without further ado: The Sunday Summation!


BlackBerry: On A Comeback

Back in February 2014, T-mobile pushed their BlackBerry owners to switch to iPhone.  It went over poorly with #TeamBlackBerry.  There were words and frustrations and a lack ...

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The Power of DTEK

The Reality We Find Ourselves In

Technology has become integral to our daily lives. Surely we would be lost without it, but we have never before been as dependent on technology as we are today with the internet and our smartphones. In order to maintain and further our relationship with these technologies, it has been necessary to sacrifice some of our privacy and personal information.  A question everyone should be asking themselves is, "How much privacy am I willing to give up before it ...

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Concept Renderings Of The BlackBerry Vienna

Not long after the world finally has the Priv in hand, internal renderings for the BlackBerry Vienna surfaced, courtesy of a tipster over at CrackBerry.

Naturally, people want to see more of the device other than some rather pixelated pre-press renders. Krisztian Haasz took it apon himself to create some pretty sweet renderings of the upcoming device. In case you missed out last post, here's what the Vienna is:

At first glance, it looks a lot like a Silver Edition Passport, with some ...

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BlackBerry: On A Comeback

“On a comeback”

- John Legere, CEO T-Mobile


T-Mobile CEO John Legere and COO Mike Sievert sat down with CNet’s Roger Cheng last week for a word-association game where they (briefly) discussed their views on the cellular world. Among other things, Roger asked for their opinion on BlackBerry and John immediately answered “On a comeback”. If you see the video on CNet this pops up around the 48 second mark. Or see the video here.

These words of support from the US carrier make a ...

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