Meet The Dev: Jerome Carty

Welcome to the BlackBerryCentral Meet The Dev segment!

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 Jerome Carty of Kisai Labs - though you may know him better as the creator of Blaq.

Check out our interview below!

Name: Jerome Carty

Developer Name: Kisai Labs

Country: United States


Social Pages: @JCarty, @KiasiLabs@Blaq ...

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QNX Info Day: Challenges Of Commercializing Regulated Medical Devices

QNX is hosting an Info Day this upcoming May 19th in Cambridge - the hotbed of medical device activity in the UK.

The event is aimed at the education surrounding challenges presented to device manufacturers with producing medical device technology in today's public markets. Aiming to help companies that are taking their innovations from the concept stage, through regulatory approval and eventually to the market; the event will promote networking and addressing the associated software, regulatory and competitive issues.

Specific topics to be addressed include:

  • IEC 62304 Compliance ...
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BlackBerry Launches Loyalty Program In India

BlackBerry announced a new device loyalty program in India exclusively for offering discounts on their flagship devices such as the Passport, Classic, Z3 and Z30 starting today until May 30 2015.

Existing customers can get a discount of up to Rs 10,000 on select BlackBerry 10 Phones 

"The uptake of our BlackBerry 10 smartphones among Indian customers has been encouraging and we believe that through this unique program, customers will be able to take advantage of the powerful BlackBerry 10 platform that comes with ...

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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 Images Leak


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Our founder, Dylan Habkirk has been long known for his BlackBerry renderings - so you could imagine ...

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White BlackBerry Classic Goes On Sale This Week

If you've been eagerly waiting for the White BlackBerry Classic - there's good news! The device variant will apparently begin rolling out this week for select countries: Hong Kong, UK.

It doesn't stop there, as it will be making an appearance in a few other countries in the coming weeks: Italy, Vietnam, Indonesia, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia

Press Release:


BlackBerry Unveils the BlackBerry Classic in White

New Color Offers Greater Choice to Productive Mobile Professionals Looking for a Familiar ...

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Exclusive: First Full Image Of The BlackBerry P'9984

You may have noticed some images of the alleged BlackBerry Porsche Design P'9984 floating around today. Since the cat is already out of the bag, we at BlackBerryCentral wanted to share some information (including a release date) about the upcoming device quietly announced at MWC. You may recall the device being codenamed the 'Keian' - based on Keian Blundell, the son of Ryan Blundell (former CrackBerry Apps Editor) who unfortunately passed away in January of 2014 at the age of 6.

Along with the information ...

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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. Create a Slow-Motion Video

One of the cool new features introduced with OS 10.3 is a Slow-Motion video effect. If you captured something like a pie in the face, slip, or something else you want to see in slow-motion, here's how to do it:

  • Open the Camera ...
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BBM Updated In BlackBerry World To Version 10.8.5

The newest update to BBM has just gone live in BlackBerry World.

Version 10.8.5 is now widely available for download, and here's what's new:

  • Start chatting with your address book contacts that are already using BBM - No invite required!

  • We've bundled timed pictures, timed messages and retracted messages into a new BBM Subscription.

  • Broadcast messages can now be sent to specific categories.

  • Manage your Stickers - Choose which sticker packs are displayed in your Sticker Picker.

  • Improved Voice Chat experience.

  • You ...

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