Some ‘Good’ News

The ‘Good’ news coming out of BlackBerry this week is that they have completed their $425 million USD acquisition of major EMM provider Good Technology. This acquisition was completed today (November 2nd), and makes BlackBerry the undisputed leader in the Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) space. Under John Chen, BlackBerry has pivoted itself to offer strong EMM solutions for top-line growth, versus using the traditional device/handset business. As part of this strategy, it acquired a string of companies such as WatchDox, AtHoc, and now ...

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Sunday Summation: October 26 - November 1

It's Sunday again already which brings us to another Sunday Summation!  It's the week before the week beofre PRIV launch! Some more info came out along with other news.  Without further ado: Sunday Summation!

 

BlackBerry Keyboard, Launcher & MORE Listed In Google Play

The BlackBerry Priv is just days away, really.

If you keep a close eye on BlackBerry, you may have spotted the BlackBerry Keyboard, exFAT, and Launcher on the Google Play Store. This is a good sign that the software ...

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Celebrity Sighting: Raffaella Modugno

For BlackBerry fans there is nothing more exciting than spotting another user out “in the wild.” It is especially exciting when the other person is famous.

Recently, Italian model Raffaella Modugno was spotted on a LA beach sporting a white Passport. While the source article focuses on her swimsuit, the most important thing is the phone she's using, right? Despite all the news and rumours floating around it is always refreshing to see celebrities still relying on BlackBerry.

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BlackBerry Exec "Canada's Smartest Person"?

Could Canada’s smartest person be working at BlackBerry? It’s quite possible. BlackBerry's Director of IT Security Alex Manea is currently dominating the Canadian reality TV show. According to the show's voting app last season, Alex was actually one of the top contestants. Now with the show in its second season, Alex is competing for the real prize and is inching closer to the finale due to air on 22 November, on CBC.

If you are unaware of Canada’s Smartest Person, it is a ...

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Five Tip Friday

Welcome to Five Tip Friday!

Each Friday, we'll post helpful tips about your BlackBerry 10 device. From software to hardware, you can be sure to get the latest info on your device right here!

1. Speed Dial Shortcut

You don't need to search your most called contacts in the log or phonebook. You can assign the keypad keys as Speed Dials:

  • Swipe down from the top of the screen if outside the app, or swipe down with two fingers if in an app ...
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Preview: The BlackBerry Priv

We're in the last lap before the release of the buzz-generating #Priv, the world's first secure Android smartphone from BlackBerry.

While we can't release a review of the device, we thought we'd bring you a short collection of new images you haven't seen yet - that are now publicly available - and present it in a preview fashion with all the details you need and want to know.

First, let's talk specs. Here's what you can expect from the device:

  • Processor ...
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BlackBerry 10 - Time for Action

The negative speculation about BlackBerry's future continues to spiral out of control.  BlackBerry releasing an Android device, the stagnation of the BlackBerry 10 platform, John Chen's comments about potentially dropping the hardware division entirely if it doesn't become profitable... it's got the naysayers in a tizzy and even loyalists are beginning to have doubts.

On October 26, BlackBerry attempted to quell the concerns and rumours by posting on its Develop Blog site “An Update for BlackBerry 10 Developers.”  ...

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Trick or Treat from Amazon!

With Halloween just around the corner, Amazon is giving out treats early! In fact, it is giving out approximately $70 worth of apps as treats for subscribers to the Amazon App Store.

Here are a few examples of what is available:

Photo Lab PRO

Gamebooks: Read and Learn English (Premium)

Toca Pet Doctor

Splashtop Remote Desktop

Bridge Constructor

Runtastic PRO GPS Running, Walking & Fitness Tracker

The Little Witch at School

AVG AntiVirus PRO Android Security

Rotate It!

Airport Mania 2: Wild Trips HD

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