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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Priv Accessories Begin Showing Up In Online Listings

Some folks aren't huge fans of the upcoming Priv by BlackBerry, but many are waiting in eager anticipation to get their hands on the device ASAP.

While it's nothing to get overly excited about, all of the BlackBerry Priv accessories have started making their way onto online listings for retailers accross the world. If you haven't heard of the Priv, be sure to check out this post, or even BlackBerry's own site. Here's a quick list of the accessories that ...

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WallpaperWednesday

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 month, we wanted to bring you wallpapers inspired by: Breast Cancer Awareness Month (BCAM), also referred to in America as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month(NBCAM), is an annual international health campaign organized by major breast cancer charities every October to increase awareness ...

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A Low-Down Look At The QNX Concept Cars

The QNX Auto Blog is one of the coolest spots to stay up to date with BlackBerry's subsidiary and all that they're doing to improve and secure the automitive industry.

Paul Leroux is one of the most familiar faces, having been with QNX since 1989 - and he's constantly writing for the Auto Blog. In September, A Low-Down Look At The QNX Concept Cars was published, although it went pretty unrecognized by BlackBerry fan / news sites:

It’s that time of year again. The ...

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