Telus Set To Carry BlackBerry Priv

According to BBOS, Telus is prepping to launch the Priv by BlackBerry with availability beginning on November 6th:

"After receiving credible proof of Bell Mobility's & Rogers' plans to carry the BlackBerry Priv, we can exclusively confirm today that Telus will indeed carry the BlackBerry Priv, with an expected availability of November 6th. The actual pricing is not known at this time, but you can expect it to likely mirror Roger's pricing of $399/2yr & $799 outright."

(One thing to be mentioned ...

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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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Pre-Order The BlackBerry Priv From ShopBlackBerry

Users in some regions are reporting pre-ordering options for the BlackBerry Priv on the ShopBlackBerry website. Available for $899 CAD or $699 USD, you can pre-order the BlackBerry Priv starting right now. You'll also note a shipping date of November 6th.

If you signed up for notifications from BlackBerry, you likely have an email in your inbox - Order Your PRIV Now - about ordering the device today:

Check out the official listing, and be sure to hit the Pre-Order button at the ...

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BlackBerry Priv Hits The PTCRB

New of the Priv is on a non-stop roll.

We've learned that the STV100-1 and -3 have popped up on the PTCRB - and this means folks will finally get a better look at what network bands will be supported by the device(s). While this isn't the FCC listing that you're after, the PTCRB is just as good of an indication. For those of you hoping to finally see some Verizon love, let's see what we'll be getting:

Priv ...

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Rogers Opens Reservations for the BlackBerry Priv

Shortly after we saw Bell teasing the upcoming Priv by BlackBerry in a flyer, news broke of Rogers opening up their reservations page to include the device. Without pricing details, or more images; don't expect to learn anything new about the device with this. (Of course, if you live in a different region - be sure to check out other opporunities to reserve this device listed on our site).

Currently consumers can choose between the iPhone 6S, Nexus 6P and the Priv - though we already ...

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PRIV is for Private: How BlackBerry Secures the Android Platform

The Inside Blogs has brought us something like 5 different posts on the BlackBerry Priv - including on by John Chen himself.

Of course, as the name implies, Priv is a security-centric device with all the apps and hardware assets you need to secure an Android device as best as possible. Alex highlights how the Priv is top of the line when it comes to security; using the exclusive DTEK app as an example:

Building on decades of experience securing mobile devices and years of experience ...

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Bell Teases The BlackBerry Priv

Bell released a flyer recently to advertise their LTE-A service (supports speeds up to 220 mb/s) that launched in February. If you're paying attention, it won't be the speedy new LTE that catches your eyes, but the BlackBerry Priv that's hidden in plain sight on the front of the flyer.

Here's what MobileSyrup says:

Launched in February, Bell’s LTE-Advanced network, which supports speeds up to 220 megabits per second, is now live in several Canadian cities, including Toronto, London, Calgary, Vancouver, Fredericton ...

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Sunday Summation: October 12 - October 18

It's Sunday! Which means, besides American Football, it's time for the BlackBerryCentral Sunday Summation! Each Sunday, we'll take a look at what BlackBerry news showed up over the course of the week and break it down in an easy-to-read format.

It's a new segment we're trying, so be sure to let us know if this is useful!


Good Tech Investors Seek To Block $425M BlackBerry Deal

$425M seems a "good" deal for Good Tech.  According to sources, the company ...

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