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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First Priv Accessory Images Begin Showing Up

If you're curious to see what the leaked cases for the Priv by BlackBerry actually look like: seek no further. Images of the upcoming accessories have surfaced online for everyone to see.

In case you missed it, here's what's coming:

  • BlackBerry Priv Leather Holster - $59.99 CAD
  • BlackBerry Priv Leather Pocket - $49.99 CAD
  • BlackBerry Priv Leather Smart Flip Case - $69.99 CAD
  • BlackBerry Prive Slide-out Hard Shell - $49.99 CAD
  • BlackBerry Priv Charging Pod W/ 1.2M Cable - $34.99 CAD

Check ...

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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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