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:

  • Skyscanner
  • 9GAG
  • MockIt
  • Bolt - Fast Reader
  • Hub Browser


Read More
Getting Started: The BlackBerry Care Protection Plan

What Is The BlackBerry Care Protection Plan?

The BlackBerry Care Protection Plan is a service launched by BlackBerry in March of 2015. Designed to meet consumer needs by offering a simple extended replacement and warranty service at about the cost of a designer coffee per month. 

Subscribers can use the protection plan for up to two years, and must be purchased within 30 days of buying a new BlackBerry smartphone. The service is available only to US and Canadian residents at this time for the following ...

Read More
Learn English Relaunched for BlackBerry 10

S4BB Limited has just re-launched Learn English for BlackBerry 10 devices with a complete overhaul of the user interface. The beautified layout makes learning proper English a sexy endeavor. With over 240 lessons featuring professional teachers anyone can now learn colloquial English on-the-go.

Learn English has more than 240 self-contained audio lessons to pick from! Choose the lessons that suit your level and interests to build on your knowledge of English and your growing confidence with the language.

All audio lessons are easy to understand ...

Read More
Interesting Patents 2: Patent Harder

BlackBerry is constantly filing new patents, and I figured it was about time to take another look at the portfolio to see if there was anything really interesting -- and I was not disappointed.

Remember, just because BlackBerry owns these patents, it doesn’t mean they are currently being used right now. They only indicate what they COULD be doing. Let your imagination run wild! Let me know down below in the comment section how you think these inventions could best be put to use!

The Patent ...

Read More
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. Lock Screen Message

A lock screen message is a great security addition to BlackBerry 10 software. In case you happen to lose your device, you can setup a customized message that will appear when the device is locked.

Here's how to do it:

  • Open Settings on your device ...
Read More
Live Webinar: BES12 Cloud Introduces Flexible and Cost Effective Mobility Management

Whether you’re a small-to-medium sized business looking for seamless growth and efficient collaboration, or a large enterprise looking to extend flexible, secure mobility to your workforce, BES12 Cloud can help you cut costs, manage mobility without heavy technical experience required, and and help to introduce flexibility into your mobility strategy.

Earlier this week BlackBerry announced the availability of BES12 Cloud for Small, Medium and Large Enterprises. Keeping up with the momentum, they're holding a live webinar on BES12 Cloud being on Thursday, April 9th at 11 ...

Read More
Creating & Managing a BBM Channel

I've been a part of BBM Channels since before the public beta in 2013, which has since grown into a large network of companies, individuals, brands and more. If you use BBM Channels, chances are you subscribe to one of the channels I operate without knowing it. FACT-CHECK, The Strange News Channel, Shut Up and Take My Money! are all good examples.

I've grown my subscriber base to over 155K people, and it can definitely have its ups and downs. If you're curious ...

Read More
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.


Upcoming BlackBerry Slider to feature front-facing speaker, touch-enabled keyboard


Community Speculation, Enhanced Images Via


While the images are very convincing, there's no real final confirmation. With prototypes, what you see isn ...

Read More