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.

 

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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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BlackBerry Leap Announced

BlackBerry CEO John Chen has just unveiled the long rumoured BlackBerry Leap, originally discussed as the Rio.

The device is aimed at the Enterprise market, providing a low-cost solution to businesses looking to renew fleets of devices. The cost of the device has not been announced, although we're expecting a price of around $275.99 USD.

With a release expected this April, BlackBerry is moving quickly to bring the device into North American and European markets this year. While it's not a flagship ...

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BlackBerry Work Life Announced

BlackBerry has announced the new Work Life service to their Enterprise offerings.

The service allows SIM virtualization, meaning split billing on one SIM card.

 

ONE EMPLOYEE. ONE PHONE.

TWO SEPARATE LINES.

WorkLife by BlackBerry® isn’t just split billing – it’s a new way to manage telecom expenses, protect employee privacy and control your company assets. And it couldn’t be easier. WorkLife by BlackBerry precisely distinguishes between work use and personal use of an iPhone, Android™ or BlackBerry® smartphone by introducing separate lines managed by ...

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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:

  • Work Wide
  • BlackBullet
  • TaxCalc Canada
  • Contacts Manager
  • Kiwi Wonder ...
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How To Create A Custom PIN In BBM

What is a BBM Custom PIN?

The Custom PIN Subscription is a new feature found exclusively on BBM which allows new and existing users to create their own personalized BBM PIN. New contacts can add you to BBM using this Custom PIN, making adding new contacts easier than ever. 

A Custom PIN must meet certain criteria to be eligible for creation:

  • PINs need to be 6-8 characters long
  • Can include both letters and numbers. PINs are not case sensitive.
  • Special characters are not eligible ...
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Announcing The BlackBerryCentral Launch Contest Winners!

The BlackBerryCentral team wants to say a huge thanks to everyone who entered into the BlackBerryCentral + PhantomGlass Launch Contest!

If you didn't win this time -- don't sweat it! We'll have plenty more contests in the coming weeks!

Check for your username below to see if you've won:

  • obruno7
  • Moegh
  • robluck82
  • _erickherras_
  • duke

Here's what they've won:

  • 1 Phantom Glass Tempered Glass Screen Protector for your BlackBerry 10 device ($34.99 Value)
  • 1 BlackBerryCentral Sticker
  • 1 Spark Sticker
  • 1 Voucher For ...
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