BlackBerry and T-Mobile: Torn Ties or Possible Partners?

It’s certainly no secret that the way things ended between T-Mobile and BlackBerry wasn’t cheerful or even amiable. From my outside perspective, they made a bad marketing move and John Chen did what he had to in order to protect his brand. Yet, back in the early days of RIM becoming the mass device of choice, T-Mobile was a huge supporter - and I've been with them since my first BlackBerry, the Pearl 8100.

I’ve had to separate my feelings for the two companies, like an in ...

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OS Links Now Available: Here's How To Upgrade

Another new version of OS 10.3.1 has popped up today, and as we all know, an over the air (OTA) upgrade availability is subject to carrier certification and approval. So what if you’re not interested in waiting?

Rest assured we’re here to help. Here is a method which enables you to update your device to the latest version.


Before we begin, please be advised this is a guideline only. You must exercise caution while performing all actions. Always backup of your device ...

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BlackBerry Care Protection Plan Helps You Prepare for the Unexpected

How many times have I been working from my BlackBerry Passport with my standard Diet Coke or obligatory 1 of 8 glasses of water close by? Too many to count. Thankfully for me, the two (potentially harmful) liquids have never met my device, but I know many who haven’t been as lucky.

Enter the BlackBerry Care Protection Plan

BB protection devices

As their name suggests, mobile professionals are always on-the-go. Smartphones are essential tools for communication, collaboration and productivity. Whether it’s a simple liquid spill while burning the ...

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BlackBerryCentral Podcast Episode #2

Join us for the BlackBerryCentral podcast episode 2!

Today, we're going to be talking about SecuTABLET, Lawsuits, Canso Investment, Q&A with Lloyd Summers, BlackBerry Glide, and more!

Joining us is Special Guest Lloyd Summers, who rebuilt flash into a BlackBerry 10 browser, and community guest member Tasti Seid!




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Drop us a comment during the show, and we'll do our ...

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CeBIT 2015: SecuTABLET - The Secure Tablet for Public Sector and Enterprises

Secusmart, a BlackBerry company BBRY, -1.21% (BB), is presenting with IBM at CeBIT 2015, the SecuTABLET, a high-security tablet based on the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5. With the new secure tablet for national and international public sector markets and enterprises, data that is subject to special security requirements can be used on the move. Personal applications or those that are not additionally secured, such as Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and WhatsApp, can also be used.

The solution is undergoing certification at ...

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BlackBerry Wins Dismissal of U.S. Lawsuit Over BlackBerry 10

BlackBerry Ltd (BB.TO) (BBRY.O) on Friday won the dismissal of a U.S. lawsuit accusing it of fraudulently inflating its stock price by painting a misleadingly upbeat picture of the prospects for its BlackBerry 10 smartphone line. The lawsuit was filed in October of 2013.

U.S. District Judge Thomas Griesa in Manhattan said the plaintiffs failed to plausibly allege that BlackBerry and top officials made material misrepresentations or omissions, or intended to defraud them.

The lawsuit seeked to represent thousands of shareholders ...

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BProfile Update Brings Scaled UI for the Passport & More!

BProfile is an amazing app that allows you to place a BlackBerry 10 Style Text-Block onto your profile picture. You can choose an existing picture from your gallery or take a new photo.

Once you choose an image, you'll be able to add text (21 characters max), drag the textbox around, add social icons and symbols, position them wherever you like on the image, change the textbox color and of course, save the image.

The app just marked an incredible milestone of over 100 ...

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Canso Investment Becomes Third-Largest BlackBerry Holder

Bloomberg - Canso Investment Counsel Ltd. became BlackBerry Ltd.’s third-largest investor, after converting $300 million of the smartphone maker’s debt into stock. 

The Canadian fund manager now holds 5.4 percent of BlackBerry’s common shares, according to a U.S. securities filing on Thursday. That places Canso behind Primecap Management Co. and Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd., according to data compiled by Bloomberg. 

Canso participated in a $1 billion convertible-bond sale in November 2013. The sale helped Waterloo, Ontario-based BlackBerry shore up its ...

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