Meet The Dev: Brian Scheirer

Every Thursday on a bi-weekly basis, we'll sit down with some of the best BlackBerry developers for some Q&A to give you the inside scoop on your favourite apps and platform. This week, we chatted with Brian Scheirer of BBCascades, creator of several apps, amongst them the infamous Work Wide.


Name: Brian Scheirer

Developer NameBrian Scheirer

Country: USA

Website: /

Social Pages@BrianScheirer


How many people on your Development Team?


For Work Wide, there are ...

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Amazon Offering $110 Worth of Paid Apps For Free

Amazon is having another sale, again offering a huge selection of paid apps and games for no cost. Customers can download over $110 worth of top paid apps and games for free during the promotional time period. Offer ends May 16, 2015 11:59PM PST. Some apps and promotion may be subject to regional availibility.

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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.


Apple Looking To Buy BlackBerry


LearnBonds, Twitter, Wall Street, ValueWalk, Benzinga


Obviously we can't comment on this type of rumour - aside from personal opinons - but here's the breakdown of the rumour: Apple ...

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OS Now Available To Select Beta Participants

A new OS 10.3.2 beta build is available for download for selected users in the BlackBerry Beta Zone.

The new build is numbered v10.3.2.440 (OS v10.3.2.680). The changelog is quite extensive and contains many fixes:

Notable Fixed Issues:

  • [Amazon] Amazon Shop barcode scan camera is rotated 90 degrees left when device is flat on an even surface 
  • [Balance] In some instances, the work space remains locked after unlocking it 
  • [Bluetooth] In some cases, Bluetooth fails to connect  ...
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BlackBerry Releases Three Leap Bundles

BlackBerry quietly released 3 new 'accessory' bundles this weekend, further pushing the device into public interest. 

The bundles include a BlackBerry Leap - and various accessories for the device. While the device is still available on its own for $349.00 CAD, these new options are definitely worth checking out:

BlackBerry Leap Efficiency Bundle - $423.99:

  • BlackBerry Sync Pod
  • 2 BlackBerry Screen Protectors
  • BlackBerry Leather Pocket

BlackBerry Leap Travel Bundle - $436.99:

  • BlackBerry Sync Pod
  • BlackBerry US / Canada Charger
  • EU Charger
  • UK Charger

BlackBerry Power ...

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MPP Michael Harris Defends BlackBerry Policy

Michael Harris is an MPP for the Kitchener-Conestoga area in Ontario Canada, and a long-time supporter of BlackBerry.

When the BlackBerry 10 arrived, Michael was quick to congratulate the company in a Legislative Assembly meeting on their successful launch. With the Z30 launch, he was again quick to excitement - pictured below with BlackBerry CEO John Chen.

Recently, he made local headlines here in the Kitchener-Waterloo region for standing against what's being called an anti-BlackBerry petition introduced Monday by Liberal MPP for Etobicoke-North, Shafiq Qaadri. The ...

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Exclusive Gallery: Limited Edition 24Kt Gold BlackBerry P'9983

In January, BlackBerry surprised us with a Gold BlackBerry Passport - but limited production to 50 units with a price tag of $999.00 CAD ($899.00 USD).

BlackBerry is offering its most exclusive product to date: the Gold BlackBerry Passport. Only 50 Gold BlackBerry Passports worldwide have been built. With gold-colored metal trim and frets, you will quickly see that it is no ordinary Passport. Meticulously crafted and engraved with "Limited Edition" and the production number, this is an exclusive product you will want to ...

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11Street: Exclusive Offer On BlackBerry Leap Pre-Orders

The BlackBerry Leap has just become available for pre-order in Malaysia through select retailers - and 11Street is taking it up a notch by offering a vendor-exclusive offer on the first 200 pre-orders. Those who are among the first 100 will receive a premium BlackBerry 10 branded hat, and the OEM Leather Pouch for the Leap.

Available for RM1089 (tax included), those interested can check out all the details below:

The pre-order begins today and lasts until 19 May 2015; which is the day that the smartphones ...

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