Sunday Summation: December 7 - December 13

Sunday seems to happen every every week so every week we sum up some top BlackBerryCentral News!  This week brought some great, positive reports, so let's jump in!

 

From The BlackBerryCentral BBM Channel:

 

Roundup: How Customers at Amazon, Carphone Warehouse, AT&T, and Bell Rate the PRIV

PRIV buyers talk about their purcahse candidly:  Read All About It!

 

PRIV & the World: What Do Reviewers in Europe and Asia Think of BlackBerry’s First Android Phone?

Non-North American PRIV buyers also contributed ...

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Five Tip Friday

Welcome to Five Tip Friday!

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

Special PRIV Tips:

1. Emoji's in BlackBerry Virtual Keyboard

YES! The BlackBerry Virtual Keyboard on the Priv supports a lot of emoji's and can be easily accessed! 

Step 1: Select any input area and let the virtual keyboard pop up

Step 2: Long press 'Full Stop' key ...

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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 look at the new millennium, year 2000 and what it brought to what was then called Research In Motion.

The annual report shows us a revenue of $84,967 US with 16 cents earned per share. Notably, they ...

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Wal-Mart Backs The Priv

BlackBerry has received a huge vote of confidence today.  The company announced that Wal-Mart will be carrying the Priv.  Currently, the Wal-Mart USA website has the Priv listed with a price tag of $699 but it is also listed as out-of-stock. This could be as simple as Wal-Mart’s supply has not been received yet or in fact all of the supply has been sold.  Unfortunately, we won’t know for sure.

While this may simply seem on the surface that it is just another retailer selling ...

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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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BlackBerry Named Leader For Enterprise Mobile Management by Forrester Research

BlackBerry Named Leader For Enterprise Mobile Management by Forrester Research

 

BlackBerry announced today that they have been named as the leader in the Enterprise Mobile Management (EMM) Q4 2015 by Forrester Research. According to the press release, the BlackBerry EMM portfolio of BES12 and Good scored among the highest in 14 out of 25 measurement criteria used by Forrester. Billy Ho, EVP of Enterprise Product and Value Added Solutions said:

 

“We believe the Forrester EMM Wave 2015 validates that enterprises can rely on ...

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Rumour Roundup

Welcome to BlackBerryCentral's Rumour Roundup!

Each week, 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:

White BlackBerry Priv to be launched soon?

Source

Twitter, Forums

Confirmations

There are some prototypes floating around internally however this is still unconfirmed. By launching the Priv, BlackBerry has taken huge risks for their device ...

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BlackBerry Priv Update Now Live For Non-ShopBlackBerry Devices

Starting this morning, the first official software update for the BlackBerry Priv has started to roll out to carrier devices globally - a day later than expected. This comes just a week after ShopBlackBerry purchased Priv devices recieved the update.

Here's what BlackBerry says the update is all about:

When we announced the PRIV, we made a commitment to bring BlackBerry’s legendary security expertise to Android. A key area of focus in that regard was the release of monthly security updates for the OS, in ...

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