OS 10.3.2.304 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.

Details

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

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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. View Your Pictures On A Map

Introduced with OS 10.3.1 is the ability to view your geotagged photos on a map in the Pictures application. With this function, you can see where certain photos were taken and have them automatically placed into an album for your convenience ...

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Exclusive: First Image Of The BlackBerry Oslo

BlackBerryCentral has gotten some new information (including a release date) about the upcoming BlackBerry Oslo device quietly announced at MWC.

Along with the information is an alleged official image of the device which we'd like to share with you today. Before we get to that, let's talk specs and release:

Release Date

Apparently, the device is getting ready for a June 30th release of 2015. No official confirmation can be made as of yet.

Specifications

The device is very similar to the Passport internally ...

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BlackBerry Advertising Service Hitting End of Life

BlackBerry has made the call to end its advertising service API. If you're a developer or partner, check out the announcement:

As you know, BlackBerry® has been working hard to realign our focus and activities to support enterprise customer needs. As part of this strategic shift, the BlackBerry Advertising Service will reach its end of life on June 16, 2015, at which time the servers will be disabled and the APIs (the Cascades Ad service , Core Advertising Service Library, and WebWorks Advertising API ...

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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.

Rumour

BlackBerry Slider Codenamed Venice

Source

BBVietnam, Originally Rumoured By DTBlackBerry on Weibo.com

Confirmations

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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