BlackBerryCentral Podcast Episode 10

The BlackBerryCentral Podcasts have so far been an effective way to introduce community members and notable guests. We weren't able to post this podcast last week, (it was filmed on Oct 4th) so we're bringing it to you today!

Join us for the BlackBerryCentral podcast episode 10 where we discuss the most popular topics in the past week: Priv, EOL Devices, Pass-Porche, DTek + More.

You can always shoot us a Tweet @TheBBCentral if you'd like to be a guest on our podcasts ...

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Wallpaper Wednesday

Welcome to another WallpaperWednesday!

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.

This week, we're bringing you TWO wallpapers - so let us know if you have a favourite! We also added BlackBerry Priv resolution support for the wallpapers ;)

This month, we wanted to bring you wallpapers inspired by: Breast Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM), also referred ...

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Good Tech Investors Seek To Block $425M BlackBerry Deal

According to sources, some of the Good Technology investors are currently seeeking to block the recent BlackBerry purchase deal valued at $425M USD.

In a statement, BlackBerry said it does not expect the class action to impact the deal process, and noted that it is not named as a defendant. Check out the article-release below, and be sure to drop us a comment with your thoughts.

Law360, Wilmington (October 13, 2015, 9:09 PM ET) -- Investors hit the board of directors of Good Technology Corp ...

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Sunday Summation: October 5 - October 11

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!

SPECulation: Priv vs Blackphone 2

With the Priv made official, our own Scott McCarthy took a look at the closest competition it will ...

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Priv: Hands On With BlackBerry's First Android Phone

The BlackBerry Priv hasn't exactly been camera shy since it was first announced at MWC in March.

Today, Austrian site derStandard.at has released a full run down of the device, showcasing new angles we haven't really seen yet - but more importantly, we get a look at some photos shot on the Priv by BlackBerry:

"There have been many hints and rumors along the way until finally spilled the beans Insiders: BlackBerry, the smartphone pioneer formerly known as RIM, is indeed building to Android-powered ...

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Carphone Warehouse: Register for Updates On The BlackBerry Priv

"Coupling the best BlackBerry software with the power and flexibility of Android, PRIV™ by BlackBerry® offers unbeatable privacy in a premium smartphone. Sign up below and we'll keep you up to date with all the latest PRIV news, as well as the all-important release date."

Carphone Warehouse has added the Priv by BlackBerry to their website under the Coming Soon page, and oddly, are using a BlackBerryCentral Rendering as the thumbnail image. Aside from that, it's a good indication that we're coming ...

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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. WiFi Hotspot Inactivity Timer

I think we've all had that moment when we started using our mobile hotspot and forgot to switch it back off. If you don't; battery drain, extra charges, and overheating could ensue.

Here's a handy tip: you can easily set an Inactivity Timer ...

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More BlackBerry Priv Hands-On Images

For those of you who are hungry for Priv leaks; new images of the phone have popped up from a Reddit user who claims to have learned a few key things about the device from a BlackBerry executive at a CISO conference this week:

"...had a 'Priv' which he let me play with for a bit. I must admit, it's a VERY nice device. It was actually thinner than my Note 5!

It also seemed snappy and smooth and the keyboard was also very nice ...

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