Q&A: How This Canadian Hospital Executive is Using PRIV, BES12, and BlackBerry to Make His Smart Hospital Even Smarter

BlackBerry loves their healthcare ties just as much as their devices and software are loved back. This week, they sat down again with Mackenzie Health - an Ontario based healthcare provider that has been with BlackBerry for years, and seemingly plans on a continued partnership for years to come.

Check out Nick and Sara's interview with Richard Tam - Mackenzie's Executive VP and Chief Admin Officer:

Originally posted on Inside BlackBerry Blogs:

As our regular readers will no doubt notice, we’ve talked about Mackenzie Health ...

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Marty Beard: Five Reasons Samsung’s Acquisition of Harman Means Great Things for QNX

"Since news broke of Samsung Electronics’ intent to buy auto infotainment and audio provider Harman for $8 billion, I’ve seen some inaccurate information floating around about what this means for BlackBerry and our market-leading real-time platform, QNX, with one commentator even claiming the Samsung and Harman tie-up could spell “doom” for BlackBerry QNX."

Marty Beard took to BlackBerry's own Inside Blogs to touch on the recent news of Samsung's acquisition of HARMAN for $8 Billion ($112.00 per share in cash). If you ...

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BlackBerry Hires Katy Warren - Canada's Smartest Person

The winner of Canada’s Smartest Person has joined BlackBerry as a Hardware Engineering co-op student. Katy is now working with the IoT division on the new BlackBerry Radar Solution, an industry-leading secure device that provides trucking and transportation customers with real-time information about their trailer, chassis and container fleets.

Originally Posted On Inside BlackBerry:

Last year I had the honor and privilege of participating in a nationally televised competition called Canada’s Smartest Person, where I was lucky enough to win my episode and compete in the ...

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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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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. It's been a while since out last post, so please be patient as we try and get things back in motion!

Rumour

Next BlackBerry to Support Hypervisor With OS11 + Android 7

Source

Forums, Random BBM Channel ...

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BlackBerry Partnership to Bring DTEK Smartphones to World’s Fastest-Growing Smartphone Market

BlackBerry announced a new partnership this week with leading telecom enterprise Optiemus Infracom, bringing their new DTEK series smartphones to the market across India.

The deal also includes the Priv and BlackBerry 10 powered Leap.

“India is a very important market for BlackBerry,” explained Alex Thurber, BlackBerry’s Senior Vice President of Global Device Sales, (above) during the official launch event in New Delhi on Monday. “[Our] partnership with Optiemus Infracom strengthens our network of key partners in India, and enables us to deliver ...

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UNBOXED: DTEK60 by BlackBerry

The DTEK60 has so far had a great response since launch, making BlackBerry's transition to Android seemingly more and more fruitful.

If you're in the market for a new device, you should check out what the company is offering with their latest flashship smartphone. DTEK60 brings together aspirational design, flagship specs, and the excellent value users crave while addressing their desire for private, secure communications.

  • 5.5" Touch screen display 
  • Quad-core MSM 8996 processor (64-bit 2 x 2.15 GHz + 2 x 1 ...
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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 ...
Read More