BlackBerry Venice To Be Called Avenger?

Today, a blog post by mobileCTRL revealed some pretty interesting details about the upcoming BlackBerry Slider device - primarily a new release name.

Bluntly stated by the site, BlackBerry Venice is called "Avenger". While the entire article doesn't translate 100% accurately in English, here's some highlights:

"This BlackBerry has probably pushed through long and arduous negotiations and discussions with Google that certain services and their data will not run on Google's servers, but BlackBerry this data would only have the internal systems ...

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BlackBerryCentral's Fund-A-Phone Campaign

The team has been working hard for the past 8 months to bring you some of the best content in the community. Segments like WallpaperWednesday, and RumourRoundup have been excellent ways to encourage the community, and bring new ideas to the table.

As we slowly approach our 1 year anniversary in operation, we want to launch another awesome contest. The goal is to have at least 45 people purchase a t-shirt to support BlackBerryCentral and all we do to promote our favourite brand ...
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Wallpaper Wednesday

Welcome to another Wallpaper Wednesday!

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!

Here's how to download and install:

  • Find the proper device / resolution wallpaper for your device
  • Click the Download link
  • Touch and hold on the image, selecting Save Image, or select Download in the top right corner
  • Once downloaded, select the image in your downloads folder which ...
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BlackBerry Android and The Power of Choice

There has been a lot of talk about BlackBerry turning to an Android OS. No, that is an understatement; there has been an absolute ton of talk about BlackBerry turning to an Android OS for its upcoming devices. Is it true, or are they just rumours and misconceptions? Only time will tell.

If they do indeed head in this direction, here's how I think it should be done:


I have no clue if the rumours are true or not. This post is purely ...

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Vendor Stats Released By Sven Ziegler

Vendor Stats is a native BlackBerry 10 app and has been exclusively designed and developed to help BlackBerry 10 developers.

As a BlackBerry Developer you're likely familar with the problematic nature of the BlackBerry Vendor Portal, when you try to access it with your mobile device. Vendor Stats solves that issue and offers everything you missed so far! Vendor Stats gives you a great overview and analysis about the metrics you care as a BlackBerry 10 developer!

  • Do you want to see how every ...
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BlackBerry Q10 Boosts This Financial Planners Productivity

If you were to listen in on BlackBerry’s marketing team and their description of the ideal BlackBerry customer, they would probably describe Marc Ranger. Marc is young, keen, professional and passionate about what he does: Financial Planning and consulting. Armed with not one but two BlackBerry Q10s, Marc is constantly on the go, providing advice and travelling for work. I recently got together with Marc for a brief chat about his use of BlackBerry devices (and I also provided him with a few useful tips ...

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Meet The Dev: Shashwat Pradhan

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 Sashwat Pradhan of Emberify - the team behind Follow Mail and Inbox Zero 

Name: Sashwat Pradhan

Developer Name: Emberify

Country: India

Website: Emberify

Social Pages: @Emberify


How many people are on your Development Team?

 We have six people in our team at Emberify.


How long ...

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BlackBerryCentral Podcast Episode 8

The BlackBerryCentral Podcasts have so far been an effective way to introduce community members and notable guests.

Join us for the BlackBerryCentral podcast episode 8 where we discuss the most popular topics in the past week - and Dylan teases something with a Silver Edition Passport...


  • BlackBerry Venice Leaks (Release, Specs + OS)
  • Silver Edition Passport Leaks Running Android
  • 10.3.3 Rumours
  • BlackBerry 10's Future With Android

You can always shoot us a Tweet @TheBBCentral if you'd like to be a guest on our ...

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