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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48 Hours Later: Central for BlackBerry 10 [UPDATED]

We're now 48 hours after the launch of the long-awaited Central for BlackBerry 10 app, and the response has been phenomenal.

We wanted to make this article to show you some of our early numbers, and reviews. If you haven't had the chance to check out the app, be sure to hit the Download Now button at the bottom of this page!

 

Early Reviews

The team knew we had a solid app that took advantage of Cascades while allowing the most customizations ...

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Meet The Dev: Christian Ziegenrücker

In preparation for the launch of the BlackBerryCentral app today, we sat down with our in-house developer Christian for some Q&A. A kind hearted, cat loving, hardworking guy; he (along with our Founder, Dylan) created the trending app which you can download from BlackBerry World HERE.

 

So, are you part of a Development Team?

BlackBerry 10 development is a hobby for me so for the BlackBerryCentral App I was the only developer, joining forces with our own Dylan Habkirk who provided me with all the ...

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It's Finally Here: Central for BlackBerry 10

BlackBerryCentral first began as an idea in June of 2014, where it shortly thereafter became a real brand - progressing towards an official launch in February with a giant team of passionate BlackBerry enthusiasts.

While that's not really a whole lot of time, things change rapidly with online media: it never slows, and we aren't exempt. In our short time, we've had great responses from our content, team, segments, and campaigns. We were even BBM Channel verified!

Today however, marks a different milestone for us ...

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