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.


BlackBerry Oslo is Passport 2


Yibada, TechRadar, Gizbot, Forums, etc.


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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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:

  • Reminder Now
  • Xploding Boxes
  • Theme
  • Umbrella
  • 10 Pin Shuffle ...

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QuickPost Introduces Instgram Share Targets in v2.2

QuickPost updates to v2.2 in BlackBerry World. With the newest update, QuickPost introduces new share targets for Instagram such as iGrann, iGrann Pro and Inst10.

QuickPost v2.2 full changelog:

Core Updates:

Introducing: Instagram

  • Sharing to instagram has never been easier with the addition of Inst10 and iGrann!

 New Start Screen

  • The QP Startup process has been enhanced with a new start screen.

 Enhanced Target Picker:

  • Share targets are now always visible, and QP will skip any that don’t support the post.

 Welcome Page ...

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BlackBerryCentral Podcast Episode #5

The BlackBerryCentral Podcasts have so far been an effective way to introduce community members and notable guests. We've decided to change things up, and move the podcasts to Saturdays on a bi-weekly basis.

This weekend is definitely going to be a show you'll want to tune into:

Join us for the BlackBerryCentral podcast episode 5 kicking off Saturday at 1:30 PM EST!

We're going to be talking about the BlackBerry Venice, Oslo, Keian, 10.3.2 and a lot more. This week ...

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OS Now Available To Select Beta Participants

We've recieved the tip that a new build of OS 10.3.2 is available to the closed beta participants via Beta Zone. Check out the details that were emailed to the participants below, or if you're one of the lucky folks invited - head over to the Beta Zone to get started.

UPDATE: This Build Has Been Pulled By BlackBerry From Beta Zone.


There have been some changes to BlackBerry Protect you need to know about. These changes make essential device features ...

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