New BBM Beta Available For Download

A new 10.8 build is now available in the Beta Zone to select participants!

Note: You can now ensure your upgrade is chat-loss free. Before upgrading, be sure to go BBM Settings Toggle Save Chat History ON and click Back-up Now.

What’s New this Build?

Hide Sticker Packs!

No more holiday cheer? Haunted by your spooky Halloween Sticker Packs? This update includes the ability to hide Sticker Packs from the Sticker Picker in BBM Chats. 

A couple big fixes…

  • Non-BBM ...
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PSA: BlackBerry 10.3.2 Users

On the afternoon of April 15th (today) at 4pm EST, changes in BlackBerry Protect which make essential device features unusable in the event that your BlackBerry device is stolen or lost will be in place for all users of BB10.3.2.

BlackBerry Protect is linked to your BlackBerry ID and is enabled by default. This means that when BlackBerry Protect is on, your device cannot be set up by anyone else, even if the device is wiped. After a device wipe, the device ...

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Axiom Launches Red BlackBerry Passport

Saudi Arabia-based mobile telecommunications device retailer Axiom has launched the limited edition Red BlackBerry Passport at a retail price of SR2,499 ($666).

Faisal Al Bannai, chief executive officer, said: “The limited edition Red BlackBerry Passport is the smartphone BlackBerry’s devoted fan base here in Saudi Arabia has been waiting for, giving all the productivity benefits the business professional needs, in the most stylish design available.

“The BlackBerry Passport has proved a huge success for us here at Axiom, and this limited edition handset will ...

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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.


BlackBerry Slider Codenamed Venice


BBVietnam, Originally Rumoured By DTBlackBerry on


DTBlackBerry and I are no strangers - after all, we leaked the first video of the BlackBerry Classic before the device's announcement ...

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BBCentral'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 5 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 and let us know what apps we should check out next!

This week, we're taking a look at:

  • Ultimate Backup for BlackBerry 10
  • Call Blocker Pro by ...
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Simply Bowling Announced For BlackBerry 10

You may remember Lloyd Summers (FileArchieveHaven) from the BlackBerryCentral Podcast #2. Today, he's announced Simply Bowling for BlackBerry 10.

We've had the chance to play around with it and it's definitely something worth checking out.


Welcome to Simply Bowling for BlackBerry 10. This cross platform 3D bowling game supports multiplayer and a different lane types to choose from!

Right now I've included a couple to get started, but I need your ideas! So, if you have any lane ideas, leave ...

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BlackBerryCentral Podcast Episode #4

Join us for the BlackBerryCentral podcast episode 4 kicking off at 1:30 PM EST!

Today, we're going to be talking about Leap Pre-Orders, BlackBerry Venice, BBM Subscriptions, Rumour Roundups, and more!



Drop us a comment during the show, and we'll do our best to answer your questions / commentary! You can also Tweet us @TheBBCentral !

Thanks for watching!

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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. Quickly Hide The Virtual Keyboard

If you're using a BlackBerry 10 device with a virtual keyboard, you can quickly hide it using this tip. You'll find this tip helpful when trying to view all the information on a page or chat - but find the keyboard is getting ...

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