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:

  • Ultimate Backup for BlackBerry 10
  • Call Blocker Pro by ...
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Simply Bowling Announced For BlackBerry 10

You may remember Lloyd Summers (FileArchieveHaven) from the BlackBerryCentral Podcast #2. Today, he's announced Simply Bowling for BlackBerry 10.

We've had the chance to play around with it and it's definitely something worth checking out.


Welcome to Simply Bowling for BlackBerry 10. This cross platform 3D bowling game supports multiplayer and a different lane types to choose from!

Right now I've included a couple to get started, but I need your ideas! So, if you have any lane ideas, leave ...

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BlackBerryCentral Podcast Episode #4

Join us for the BlackBerryCentral podcast episode 4 kicking off at 1:30 PM EST!

Today, we're going to be talking about Leap Pre-Orders, BlackBerry Venice, BBM Subscriptions, Rumour Roundups, and more!



Drop us a comment during the show, and we'll do our best to answer your questions / commentary! You can also Tweet us @TheBBCentral !

Thanks for watching!

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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. Quickly Hide The Virtual Keyboard

If you're using a BlackBerry 10 device with a virtual keyboard, you can quickly hide it using this tip. You'll find this tip helpful when trying to view all the information on a page or chat - but find the keyboard is getting ...

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Multiple Channel Contributors Feature Now Available

A requested feature from the BlackBerry community has been multiple administrators for BBM Channels. The BBCentral team has been long after this feature too, which can help bring instant access to important moderating tools for your company channel.

BlackBerry had announced the feature about a month ago but has finally made the feature available today but there's a temporary catch: it's only for the web client, not on the devices themselves:

• Multiple BBM Channel Contributors: BBM Channels now supports multiple channel contributors through ...

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Whine Updated In BlackBerry World

The popular Vine client, Whine, has been updated in BlackBerry World to version bringing a bunch of new additions, fixes and refinements.

Here's what's new:

  • Splash Redesign & Restructure
  • 720p Automatic Recording Support
  • Timestamp Bug Fixed
  • New Dedicated Record Tab
  • Improved Emoji Support
  • Fullscreen Video for Square Displays Support
  • Automatic Hiding & Showing Of Title and Action Bars
  • Persistent Mute Control Application Wide, Including Settings
  • Optimized Graphics & File Handling
  • Aligned With New OS Libraries
  • Bug Fixes & Overall ...
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White BlackBerry Glide Renderings

When Chen and the team announced new hardware at this year's Mobile World Congress, we got a chance to see two of the upcoming devices slated for a 2015 release.

First, the BlackBerry Leap, a device aimed at mostly Entrepreneurs and Enterprise fleet renewals. Then, a somewhat unexpected guest appeared - the BlackBerry Slider

Ron Louks, President - Devices and Emerging Solutions at BlackBerry - held up two variants of this device (White, Black) but was quick to hide them again after showing ...

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An Interview with Tim Neil, Former Employee of BlackBerry

I had the absolute pleasure of meeting Tim Neil at BlackBerry Jam Sessions America in San José in 2012. At the time, I was covering the event for another site but, at the same time, was there as a prospective developer (I never made it off home plate). However, as I was struggling to figure out where to begin, thanks to social media magnate Twitter, I contacted Tim and he set up an appointment with me.  

I found Tim to be one of the ...

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