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.

Today we take a look at 2001 – a year of booming business, massive innovation, substantial organic growth and a ...

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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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Former Exec Sponsors Refugees

Jim Estill was a member of the BlackBerry board of directors before it was even BlackBerry.  Jim sat on the board as a director until 2010 when he left the company to pursue other options.  Currently, Jim is the CEO of Danby electronics Canada but is making a big scene in his local city of Guelph as he is spending over $1M CAD on Syrian Refugees.  Actually, Estill is sponsoring 50 families into the country and with two plane-loads arrived in Canada ...

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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 and BlackBerry Priv apps and 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:

  • Stocard
  • Cooler Master
  • Audible
  • GasKeeper Pro ...
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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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