BBM Updated In BlackBerry World

BBM has been updated in BlackBerry World, bringing some cool new features and improvements. Since this build has just come from beta, not much here should be a surprise to those who've been keeping track:

  • Official BBM Sticker Club subscription in the BBM Shop
  • PayPal integration for sending money to BBM contacts as an attachment
  • Enhancements to BBM Voice connectivity
  • View, like, and comment on group pictures and other events from within BBM feeds.
  • Voice encryption for BBM Protected customers
  • Bug fixes and performance ...
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BlackBerry Launches New Cross-platform EMM Cloud for 1O1O Enterprise Customers in Hong Kong

Earlier this year, BlackBerry announced SIM-Based Licensing (ESBL) for 1O1O Enterprise Customers in China, bringing BES12 joined with their wireless monthly carrier billing. For those who don't know, 1O1O is the premium mobile brand of HKT, Hong Kong’s leading telecom services provider and mobile operator.

This leads into the features that BlackBerry has been working with carriers to integrate since before it's announcement in March:

  • Get one monthly bill which consolidates BlackBerry's EMM services as a bundled package along with airtime, data plan and ...
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OS 10.3.2.2789 Now Available For All BlackBerry 10 Devices

If you haven't taken or had the opportunity to update your BlackBerry 10 device to the newest OS, today might be the right time. OS 10.3.2.2789 (SR 10.3.2.2514) has just become available for download from BlackBerry's servers! (Thanks to Christianmainely_linux and modifier for the heads-up!)

Don't expect much content, the update has minor bug fixes along with Wi-Fi Calling support for T-Mobile BlackBerry Classic devices. Before you begin, check out our disclaimer:

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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.

Rumour

BlackBerry Priv Hitting Final Layer Of Carrier Testing

Source

Twitter, Email

Confirmations

We can at least confirm to you that T-Mobile is performing an aggressive 2-4 week testing of the device before release which starts later ...

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What is DTEK?

BlackBerry hasn't been shy with the Priv as of lately. The once mysterious device has since become a near-fully known product in the matter of days. There's still some things that leave us guessing, like the indecipherable app spotted on an offical rendering. If you take a closer look at the renderings released today by BlackBerry, you may notice an odd icon in the bottom left of the screen called DTEK.

Obviously these has brought forums posts, tweets, and now a closer ...

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Jeff Gadway: Why Your Marketing Needs Video

As we all know, Jeff Gadway left BlackBerry fairly recently. He was someone many considered the current face of BlackBerry in many ways.

So why promote a 3 part series on why Jeff thinks Video is crucial in Marketing? Well, we all know BlackBerry is going to need strong Marketing efforts in order to get the Priv into consumer hands with profit behind it; which makes some of the Priv leaks really interesting or ironic. Either way, let's hope BlackBerry picks up on these concepts ...

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BlackBerryCentral's App Picks of the Week

Welcome to BBCentral's App Picks Of The Week!

Each week, we'll let you know all about our top favourite BlackBerry 10 apps, and how to get them.

Have an app you'd like to suggest? Are you an app developer and would like to see your app here? Drop us a comment below, or Tweet us @TheBBCentral and let us know what apps we should check out next!

This week, we're taking a look at:

  • Genius Maps: GPS Navigation and Offline Maps ...
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BlackBerry Reports Fiscal 2016 Second Quarter Results

So on 25 September, BlackBerry announced their Q2FY2016 results.  Ultimately, there were no financial surprises the press release nor call afterwards.  But let’s have an indepth look at how the company has fared in comparsion to the previous quarter and year.

Disclaimers

Please note the following disclaimers: firstly, I am not a financial expert. I have an interest in the subject and therefore have looked into it but do not base any financial decisions from this article. Be sure to consult a certified ...

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