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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Event: Health Care in the Digital Age

John Chen and Chief Evangelist Mark Wilson are set to speak at the upcoming Health Care in the Digital Age event and From Marketer to Influencer to Global Brand Shaper at the Milken Institute on the 27th of April.

The Milken Institute brings together influential decision-makers who put great ideas to work in the marketplace and around the world in the form of a Global conference.

About The Milken Institute

A nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank, the Milken Institute believes in the power of capital markets ...

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BlackBerry and Carriers: Who's Carrying Who?

Ah 2006, what a great year. Why? I bought my first BlackBerry that year, the Pearl 8100. Back then, I'd jump carriers every couple of years (along with phone numbers because porting hadn't been required yet) in order to get the best deal on a new phone. My jump to BlackBerry took me to TMobile USA, but I had AT&T and QWEST prior to that (which ran on Sprint's networks). I wasn't partial to any network, I didn't really have ...

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Webcast: BES12 Cloud - Mobility Made Easy

BlackBerry is hosting a Webcast next week for its BES12 Cloud service. The Webcast will overview the product offering, features, key components and functions.

If you're looking to get more educated on the topic, be sure to register below.

NOTE: You must have a subscription to BES12 Cloud in order to register for this event.

Meeting Description:

BES12 Cloud is an intuitive, low-cost and highly secure EMM solution that is hosted by BlackBerry over the Internet. You only need a supported web browser to ...

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Rumour Roundup: Oslo Edition

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.

Rumour

BlackBerry Oslo is Passport 2

Source

Yibada, TechRadar, Gizbot, Forums, etc.

Confirmations

When we first showed you the BlackBerry Oslo - the information that went alongside was clearly outlined; or at least we thought.

To make ...

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BlackBerry Acquires WatchDox

During the Q4 fiscal results, CEO John Chen mentioned that BlackBerry would continue to make acquisitions. Well this morning it has been learned that BlackBerry has acquired Israeli company WatchDox for an estimated $150 million. Additionally, BlackBerry plans on opening a research and development facility in Israel as part of the deal.

Press Release 

BlackBerry Acquiring WatchDox to Bolster Mobile Content Security and Enterprise Collaboration

Waterloo, Ontario – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ: BBRY; TSX: BB), a global leader in mobile communications, today announced that it has ...

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