Rumour Roundup

Welcome to BlackBerryCentral's Rumour Roundup!

Each roundup, 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 Slider to feature the following specs:

• Snapdragon 810, 64 Bit processor

• 3 GB Ram

• 32 GB Inbuilt, + 128 Gb Micro SD

• 3850 mAH non-removable battery

• 16 MP rear camera with ...

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MEN Micro Announces QNX Based MTCS

MEN Micro INC., a world-renowned provider of embedded computing and I/O solutions for mission-critical industrial, mobile and harsh environment applications, now offers a safe QNX BSP to ensure comprehensive safe communication between the control unit and the I/O in the new Modular Train Control System (MTCS). MEN Micro has product offerings in the Automotive, Avionics, Medical, Marine, Automation, Power & Energy industries - plus more.


The MTCS is an application-ready system platform in half 19" that allows safe control of all rail relevant ...

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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 - 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 them ...

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BBM Hits 100M Google Play Installs

BBM for Android has officially achieved a milestone on the Google Play Store: 100 million installs. That puts BBM in the top tier of messaging apps on Google Play, and we got there in a little over a year as we first posted BBM for Android in late October 2013. We have 3.7 million reviews, and just shy of 2.4 million of them are five stars.

Of course, Android is just one of the four platforms on which BBM is now available. The ...

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NantHealth and Allscripts Collaborate For Precise Point of Care Solutions

In April last year, BlackBerry acquired a minority stake in a company called NantHealth. Founded by Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, it's said that NantHealth is working on getting clinical decision support in real time through their NantHealth Clinical Operating System (cOS) platform. Allscripts Healthcare Solutions Inc., is a top EHR/EMR vendor across the United States and is considered among the top 3 for EHR systems.

So what are they collaborating on? This is what Dr. Patrick said:

"Our goal is to enable physicians to make ...

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ICYMI: BlackBerry At MWC 2015

BlackBerry has made a few splashes at MWC, announcing 4 new hardware devices - and more software in conjunction with its previously announced Enterprise Suites.

Today was the day most BlackBerry fan's were in anticipation for, as they held a small event followed by a Q&A session with BlackBerry CEO John Chen.

There were a ton of announcements in the past few days - just in case you missed anything, here's a detailed breakdown of BlackBerry at MWC over the past few days.


Day ...

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What’s Coming in Blue, Bronze and White? The BlackBerry Classic!

In 2014, we launched four devices: the BlackBerry Z3Porsche Design P’9983BlackBerry Classic and BlackBerry Passport. Today at Mobile World Congress, we announced the BlackBerry Leap.

BlackBerry is about offering choice, and as such, many of these devices are already available in a variety of colors. For example, the BlackBerry Passport has had Limited Edition Red and Limited Edition Black and Gold devices in some regions, and is available in white in many others.

Confirmed today at Mobile World Congress , BlackBerry Classic ...

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Meet the New 5-Inch HD BlackBerry Leap

At Mobile World Congress (MWC) today, we unveiled the latest BlackBerry smartphone. I’ve decided this is my new favourite device. All-touch? Yes, please. The BlackBerry Leap is built for those rising stars who value productivity, communication, and take security seriously. With its modern design, brilliant 5-inch HD display, and battery life that powers through 25 hours of heavy use*, the BlackBerry Leap gives you the power to succeed.

When you have the right tool, small steps can become giant leaps. Up-and-comers find their stride, and ...

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