Five Tip Friday

One of our favourite BlackBerryBlogs features was the Five Tip Fridays which unfortunately stopped in December of 2014.

Instead of letting a helpful segment die, BlackBerryCentral is here to pick up and run with it.

Every 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. Keyboard Shortcuts On BlackBerry OS 10.3.1

On OS 10.3.1, BlackBerry expanded the ability to assign ...

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BlackBerry Blend 1.2 Hits The Beta Zone

A new BlackBerry Blend beta has been placed on the Beta Zone for select participants on BlackBerry 10 for Mac and Windows. Bringing a few new features, select invitees can download the new version starting today. An Android version of the beta is due out on Tuesday, March 31st.

What is BlackBerry Blend?

BlackBerry® Blend is software you can download for your computer and tablet that seamlessly brings messaging and content that’s on your BlackBerry smartphone to your computer and tablet.

What's New In ...

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BlackBerry Turnaround Progress: 7 Positive Takeaways

BlackBerry continued its transformation into an enterprise software provider focused on cross-platform mobile security and productivity, as multiple data points from its Q4 FY15 call on Friday showed.

Besides achieving profitability and positive cash flow (as well as a $3.27 billion cushion in cash and equivalents at the end of FY16), BlackBerry’s software sales grew 24% quarter over quarter to $67 million, as the company won 2,200 customers, including many competitive displacements, said Executive Chairman and CEO, John Chen. They included:

  • Delta ...
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Getting Started With BBM Meetings

The BlackBerryCentral team has been using BBM Meetings for a few months now and we thought it would be appropriate to give a review on our experiences with it. Some have also found that finding and buying a BBM subscription can be cumbersome.

Rest assured, we're here to help.

What Is BBM Meetings?

BBM Meetings combines a cross-platform experience that allows on-the-go meetings with ease. With multiple features like Screen Sharing, Recording, Call-In, HD Video + Voice BBM, Meetings is simply more advanced - at a fraction ...

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John Chen's Words Come Into Action: Q4 2015 Earnings

On Friday March 27 - BlackBerry will present its fiscal fourth quarter and 2015 year end earnings report, which ended February 28. Having beat earnings expectations for the previous four quarters, how will BlackBerry fair this quarter?

Taking a look back at new activity ‎within this quarter (December, January, & February), there was more news from BlackBerry in the way of software services than that of devices. This is a positive sign BlackBerry is gaining traction to develop further revenue from software sales.

New Device Revenue ...

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Promys Anywhere PSA Software Announces BlackBerry Support

Promys, a leader in enterprise Professional Services Automation (PSA) software for technology solution providers, announced the release of BlackBerry support for their enterprise PSA software, which can run on any BlackBerry smartphone.

Promys mobile users now have access to exactly the same functionality as users in the office. Sales can access all CRM and quoting functionality. Project managers can access all project schedule, resource calendar, work assignment or product delivery information. Field technicians can access all customer asset, service contract, trouble ticket, time sheet & ...

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BBM Meetings Updated To 1.1.0

At the beginning of the month, BlackBerry announced a new version of BBM Meetings to be rolled out at some point in the coming days.

Today, it looks like the update has finally started to roll out - as users are starting to see an update to version 1.1.0.49624 showing up.

New Features

  • Enhanced meeting privacy control settings for audio and video
  • Auto Fit-to-screen
  • New PSTN audio prompts
  • Mandatory Join Meeting Tone
  • Performance improvements, audio quality and bug fixes
  • Added Plugin for Microsoft ...
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Keeping it fresh for 35 years

By Megan Alink, Director of Marketing Communications for QNX Automotive

Recently, my colleagues Paul Leroux and Matt Young showed off a shiny new infographic that enlightens readers to the many ways they encounter QNX-based systems in daily life (here and here). After three-and-a-half decades in business we’ve certainly been around the block a time or two, and you might think things are getting a bit stale. As the infographic shows, that couldn’t be further from the truth here at QNX. From up in the stars ...

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