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12:00 pm on May 14, 2013 |
Introhive Launches for BlackBerry 10 Platform
Introhive brings the power of warm introductions to BlackBerry-enabled enterprise sales teams worldwide
May 14, 2013
BlackBerry Live 2013, Orlando, FL – May 14, 2013 – Introhive, the relationship capital company, today announced the launch of its native app for the BlackBerry® 10 platform. This brings the power of Introhive’s innovative sales enablement platform to enterprises around the world that are running BlackBerry® Enterprise Server or BlackBerry® Enterprise Service 10.
Introhive unlocks the connections within a company to help sales people reach new customers and measure the strength of existing relationships. Introhive analyzes and scores the contacts and activity a company and its employees have across social, mail and mobile platforms. Sales can then request introductions based on the strongest relationship. Managers also use the platform to measure account activity and customer relationship strength. They can now do this on BlackBerry 10 smartphones.
11:43 am on May 14, 2013 |
You’ve seen that BlackBerry has introduced a huge, new feature for BBM today at BlackBerry Live 2013, BBM Channels. Now you’re wondering how you can sign up for this new service. Well, all you have to do to get BBM Channels is sign up for it in the BlackBerry Beta Zone. BBM Channels works on both legacy BlackBerry OS devices and BlackBerry 10 devices. Signing up will give you access to the Beta version of BBM Channels through the Beta Zone, then you can upgrade to the full version when it officially launches later this year. Hit the link below to head over to the BlackBerry Beta Zone and get in on the BBM Channel action.
This is something we didn’t see coming! But BlackBerry is about to take on Twitter and Facebook with BBM Channels. BBM Channels is a place for brands and people to connect, and interact. A place for you to feel more involved. TheBerryFix.com will be launching our own BBM Channel in the coming days, so stay tuned.
Currently BlackBerry has opened this new feature up to a small group of beta testers, with full rollout expected in the coming weeks. Who would you like to see create a BBM Channel? Your friends? Or a celebrity? Comment below, I’m interested to hear your thoughts.
Waterloo, ON – For the times when you want to share experiences beyond your friends or engage the communities you care about, BlackBerry® is taking its globally popular mobile social network, BlackBerry® Messenger (BBM™), up a notch with new functionality called BBM Channels. BlackBerry (NASDAQ: BBRY; TSX: BB) today announced the beta launch of BBM Channels, a new social engagement platform within BBM that will allow people to connect with the businesses, brands, celebrities and groups they are passionate about.
11:00 am on May 14, 2013 |
BlackBerry has finally heard the cries of BBM fans and is answering. BBM is officially going cross-platform this summer. BBM will be available on iOS and Android devices as a free application beginning this summer. The update will work on iOS 6 and above and Android versions Ice Cream Sandwich and above. BBM cross-platform will initially be messages-only and the rest of BBM services will roll out throughout the year. The initial features will include:
- The immediacy of BBM chats
- Multi-person chats
- Voice note sharing
- BlackBerry Groups, where BBM users are able to set up groups of up to 30 people and share calendar, photos, files and more
Look for more news on BBM cross-platform in the days and weeks to come. Check out the Press Release about BBM past the break.
1:37 pm on May 13, 2013 |
Wikitude has announced today that their app, Wikitude Places, will be launching in Beta for BlackBerry 10 at the BlackBerry Live conference in Orlando Florida. Wikitude Places is the next-generation of the classic Wikitude Augmented Reality platform. Read on for the Full Press Release with all the information on this upcoming release.
Wikitude Places beta for BB10 launched at BlackBerry Live in Orlando
ORLANDO 13 May 2013 – As BlackBerry goes “live” with its biggest annual event in Florida tomorrow, so does “Wikitude Places beta” for BlackBerry 10. Wikitude Places beta is the first preliminary release of the next generation of Wikitude on BlackBerry’s new BB10 platform. For the very first time, this beta version shows Wikitude’s whole new UI concept and the focus on location based services such as sights, restaurants and hotels in your vicinity. Contrary to Wikitude on older platforms, this new beta release for BB10 does not yet include the full augmented reality content portfolio and the integration of BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) functionalities.
1:32 pm on May 13, 2013 |
Macadamian Accelerates BlackBerry® 10 App Development Pace by 85%
Gatineau, QC. (May 13, 2013) – Macadamian has increased its rate of BlackBerry® 10 app development by 85 per cent to keep pace with accelerating customer demand. The user-experience-design and software-development firm has averaged about one new app every two weeks since the launch of the BlackBerry® Z10 smartphone on January 30, 2013. The Maxim app for BlackBerry® 10 is among Macadamian’s latest design and development credits.
“We were one of the first to get behind the BlackBerry® 10 platform and we’re seeing results,” said Macadamian CEO Frédéric Boulanger who has dedicated a quarter of his company’s workforce to BlackBerry® 10 development. “Stellar user experiences drive business value for our clients and that’s been critical to our success.”
4:45 pm on May 9, 2013 |
Today, BlackBerry has released updates to both the native Twitter and LinkedIn applications for BlackBerry 10. Both updates bring some new enhancements and features to the apps, plus speed and performance enhancements. Here’s what’s new in each update, click the app name for the link to download the update for free in BlackBerry World.
- Enjoy more content with Universal Search – Twitter 10.0.3/10.1.3 allows you to see more content when you’re searching. You’ll be able to view related profiles, tweets and top tweets, photos and relevant searches all on one page.
- Always Fresh Content – The latest Twitter update ensures all of your content is always fresh and up to date. Automatic caching gives you the current information at your fingertips without having to manually refresh your tabs.
- Finding Your Contacts – Quickly make connections by importing and inviting your current contacts from your personal address book through the ‘Add Connections’ wizard.
- Enhanced Inbox – On the Inbox page, you can easily view the number of unread messages and invitations waiting for you.
- Refreshed Design – Check out the updated application design for an enhanced LinkedIn experience.
- Follow and Learn About Companies – With LinkedIn 10.0.3/10.1.3 you can now view details of the companies you follow as well as details of the companies suggested for you to follow.
- Delete and Archive Messages – On the Inbox page, you can now choose to delete or archive your messages.
- Change Profile Picture – There are three new and easy ways to change your profile picture. Change it from the ‘You Page’, the ‘Full Screen View of your Photo’ or from the ‘Native Picture Viewer’.
11:25 am on May 9, 2013 |
RBC and Bell have teamed up to bring a new mobile payments solution to market. This new service will harness the security and power of BlackBerry, along with various other Android devices, to allow users to make credit and debit payments directly from their smartphones. The BlackBerry devices included on the service at launch will include the Z10, Q10, Bold 9900, Bold 9790 or Curve 9360. The service will be utilize NFC for making payments. Look for it to launch towards the end of the year and read on below and past the break for the full Press Release regarding this upcoming release.
RBC and Bell to launch secure mobile payments solution
Canada’s largest bank and Canada’s largest communications company to offer efficient and secure mobile way to purchase goods and services with credit and debit
MONTREAL AND TORONTO, May 9, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ – RBC and Bell today
announced the upcoming availability of an easy, fast and secure way for
RBC mobile banking customers to purchase goods and services with debit
or credit by simply using their compatible Bell Mobility smartphones.
Golf fans, rejoice! The official PGA Tour app is now available on BlackBerry 10 for the Z10. This app brings you all the latest news from the Tour, including scores, videos, and current rankings. The PGA Tour app is integrated with BlackBerry 10′s native Peek and Flow, so your updates will show up in BlackBerry Hub. The full feature list includes:
- Native BlackBerry® navigation (“peek”) for easy access to all your favorite sections
- Live scoring & leaderboards for all PGA TOUR events, including “favorites” to follow the players you care about
- Highlights & other videos
- News & blog posts from PGATOUR.com writers & talent
- FedExCup standings
- Searchable player profiles & statistics
- Course overviews and hole-by-hole information for PGA TOUR courses
- Twitter feeds from PGA TOUR staff and players
Get it free in BlackBerry World using the link below and start enjoying the PGA Tour on-the-go.
10:53 am on May 8, 2013 |
It’s Wednesday and that means it’s time for some more BlackBerry 10 App Wednesday Selections. BlackBerry Live is only a week away and the BlackBerry 10 app catalog is filling up quicker than ever. We’ve got tons of awesome games, utilities, and even the best BlackBerry Twitter client available, Blaq. From now on, the App Wednesday selection will be double the size, including apps for both the Z10 and Q10. Follow on past the break for all the amazing new apps available for BlackBerry 10.
10:26 am on May 1, 2013 |
It’s Wednesday again and that means it’s time for another round of BlackBerry 10 App Wednesday selections. With the Q10 now being officially available in Canada, even more users can benefit from the BlackBerry 10 App Wednesday selections this time! This week’s list features some great, new apps to check out, plus a new feature called BlackBerry Developer Picks of the Week. Each week, Developers at BlackBerry will pick out their top 5 must-have apps for the week and then pass those recommendations on to you. BlackBerry also wanted us to let you know that Real Soccer 2013 is coming soon to BlackBerry 10. Check out this week’s selections past the break!
The BlackBerry Q10 has officially launched, and with it comes the launch of a major app for BlackBerry 10, Skype. BlackBerry has worked hard and spent a lot of cash to bring Skype to the platform, and it’s finally here. The current version of Skype only works on BlackBerry OS 10.1 devices, so that means only the Q10, for now. The OS 10.1 update for the Z10 will be available for those users in the coming weeks. Here is some information on the new Skype app for BlackBerry 10:
- Free face to face video and voice calls
- Instant messages
- low cost voice calls and text messages to landlines and mobiles over WiFi® or wireless network connections.
While we’re talking about OS 10.1, here’s a list of some of the big, new features coming with this exciting, new OS:
The BlackBerry 10.1 OS update includes support for the physical keyboard and display on the BlackBerry Q10. There are also enhancements for the Hub, Camera, Phone, Calendar and Notifications, as well as support for additional IT policies and controls for customers connected to BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10.
The Q10 is available now at select retailers, with a full Canadian launch coming on May 1st. If you already have a Q10, grab Skype from the link below.
3:53 pm on Apr 24, 2013 |
BlackBerry has just announced an update to Facebook for BlackBerry Smartphones. The new version is 4.0, and it is available for Smartphones running OS 5.0 and above. The big changes in this update include:
- Better navigation – Facebook 4.0 provides a new navigation list that allows you to quickly access messages, chat, friend requests and notifications.
- Enhanced photo experience – You now have more options with the Facebook 4.0 update giving you a richer photo experience. Enjoy full screen photo browsing, add or view tags, and instantly Comment and Like.
- Quicker access to updates – Facebook 4.0 gives you faster content updates with a “pull down to refresh” option so you can check for the latest “News Feed” posts, “Wall” posts, “Messages”, “Events” and “Nearby” pages.
This is a big update and should be available now in BlackBerry World. It’s free, as always, so hit the link below to grab the update.
1:01 pm on Apr 24, 2013 |
With the BlackBerry Q10 launching next week, the focus of this week’s BlackBerry 10 App Wednesday is going to be exclusively on apps that will be ready for that device at launch. It’ll have all the native BlackBerry apps like BBM and Email, plus all the great native BB10 apps like Twitter and Facebook. Also, Skype for BlackBerry 10 will be available on the Q10 from launch. ATP Tour, Cut the Rope and Viber are all three coming to both the Q10 and Z10 in the next few weeks. Follow on past the break for the full rundown of Q10 apps in this week’s BlackBerry 10 App Wednesday. Keep in mind that even though all these apps are available on the Q10, most are already currently available on the Z10, also.
3:21 pm on Apr 17, 2013 |
BlackBerry 10 is hitting markets all around the world, and with that rollout comes more and more apps for the platform. This week’s BlackBerry 10 App Wednesday features apps from all the categories, with an emphasis on utilities and banking. The Amazing Spiderman from GameLoft has also hit BlackBerry World for BlackBerry 10. Follow on past the break for all of this week’s selections.