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Feb

26

BlackBerry Z10 Launches February 27th on WIND

posted by Justin Lisenby at on Feb 26, 2013 | Leave a comment

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WIND Mobile is one of Canada’s most popular budget carriers and they will be bring the BlackBerry Z10 to customers beginning tomorrow. The Z10 will be hitting WIND on February 27th at a variety of price points. The full retail will be $599 and the other price points are:

  • $299 on WINDtab on $40 plan
  • $399 on WINDtab on $30 plan
  • $499 on WINDtab on $20 plan

If you’re in Wind’s coverage area and looking for a Z10 on a budget plan, tomorrow is your lucky day. Hit the link below for more information today or to purchase your new Z10 beginning tomorrow.

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Feb

26

Check Out Land of Mines, A New BlackBerry 10 Game from Rock N Roll Games

posted by Justin Lisenby at on Feb 26, 2013 | Leave a comment

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Rock N Roll Game Studio has been making BlackBerry OS games for a little while now. We’ve also been featuring some of their great games here on the site, and today we bring you their latest offering. Land of Mines is an all-new, turn based strategy game built exclusively for BlackBerry 10. The game is colorful and fun to play, plus it can be extremely addicting. It’s available for free in BlackBerry World. If you have a Z10, you can grab it at the link below. We highly recommend giving this one a go.

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Feb

26

Verizon BlackBerry Z10 Photo shoot

posted by Justin Lisenby at on Feb 26, 2013 | Leave a comment

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BlackBerry 10 and the Z10 is set to hit the United States sometime in March. It’s been officially announced by a few of the US carriers and the Z10 has passed through the FCC with internals for two different carriers. Now we are getting the first full-on photo shoot of the Verizon Z10. The Z10 looks great, except for the glaring Verizon logo on the front of the device. We’re not sure why BlackBerry allowed Verizon to double-brand the Z10 on the front and back, but it happened. Regardless of this branding, we’re sure BlackBerry fans in the US will still be eager to get their hands on this one. Check out the rest of the images past the break.

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Feb

25

Verizon BlackBerry Z10 Gains FCC Certification

posted by Justin Lisenby at on Feb 25, 2013 | Leave a comment

Verizon Z10 FCC Certification

It’s no surprise that the BlackBerry Z10 is set to launch on Verizon sometime in March. That being said, the device must first gain FCC approval before it can be fully tested and sold to consumers. The Verizon version of the Z10 has officially gained that approval and can be put up for sale whenever BlackBerry and Verizon are ready. We’re looking at a launch sometime in late March, possibly earlier if things get pushed up.



Source : CrackBerry

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Feb

22

Aerize WiFiX v2.0 Now Available

posted by Justin Lisenby at on Feb 22, 2013 | Leave a comment

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Aerize WiFiX v2.0.0 has been released for BlackBerry 7.1, 7.0, 6.0, 5.0 and 4.5. Force apps to use WiFi and other network connectivity, like magic. Utilize BlackBerry networking’s full potential with Aerize WiFiX. Available now at a very low introductory price or $2.50. At 50% off SRP, this price will not last, so hurry up and get your copy now!

—– Notable Features —–

  • Route cellular network connections over WiFi.
  • Route WiFi connections over various cellular networks.
  • Route WAP connections to and from TCP, BIS, and BES connections.

Check out the Press Release for all the details of this amazing program past the break.

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Feb

22

Neil Gaiman Keep Moving Project: Phase II

posted by Justin Lisenby at on Feb 22, 2013 | Leave a comment

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In line with the launch of BlackBerry 10, the BlackBerry Keep Moving Project was created to show that when the right people and the right technology come together, amazing things can happen. Author Neil Gaiman is part of the initiative and has kicked off Phase II of his Keep Moving Project this week.

Over the past two weeks Neil used his BlackBerry Z10 smartphone to engage with fans to get the inspiration for 12 short stories he has written and recorded. The “Calendar of Tales” representing each calendar month has resulted in some interesting themes, including:

  • JANUARY: A grizzled and experienced soldier fighting in a unique war hands the reigns over to his fresh-faced successor.
  • APRIL: Some clever ducks teach a man a lesson or two about dealing from the bottom of the card deck.
  • OCTOBER: A woman gets an unexpected visit from a genie – only it’s the genie who finds himself rather startled by her response.
  • DECEMBER: A young runaway finds herself alone at night on the streets, and runs into someone she never would have thought to meet.

All 12 written stories are available on the BlackBerry Keep Moving Hub (recordings of Neil reading the stories will be available Feb. 25). Read on past the break for more information on Phase II of this project.

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Feb

21

BlackBerry World Update Now Available for ALL Devices

posted by Justin Lisenby at on Feb 21, 2013 | Leave a comment

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BlackBerry World has received an update today. This update is available for all BlackBerry users, from OS 4 devices all the way to BlackBerry 10. The update should be showing up on your BlackBerry, but if it’s not, you can download the update at the link below.

The change in BlackBerry World for users running OS 4 through 7.1 is a minimal one. This is just rebranding from “App World” to “BlackBerry World” for the inclusion of apps, music, and videos. The change for BlackBerry 10 users is a bit bigger. The updates for the BlackBerry 10 version of BlackBerry World include some minor bug fixes and enhancements that are meant to improve performance and battery life.

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Feb

21

BlackBerry Achievement Awards Nominations are Now Open

posted by Justin Lisenby at on Feb 21, 2013 | Leave a comment

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BlackBerry has just announced that the nomination stage is now open for the company’s annual BlackBerry Achievement Awards.  The awards program recognizes the year’s most outstanding achievements by business leaders, entrepreneurs and developers in advancing mobile technology to benefit business and society. Award winners will be announced at the annual BlackBerry Live conference in Orlando, Florida in May 2013.

The BlackBerry Achievement Awards (formerly the Wireless Achievement Awards) have been rebranded this year to highlight the wide-range of sectors that benefit from mobile technology and partnership with BlackBerry. In keeping with this change, a series of new award categories have also been introduced.

Award categories include:

  • App of the Year
  •  Putting Customers First
  • Mobile Innovation of the Year
  • Making the World a Better Place
  • Entrepreneuer of the Year

The deadline for nomination submissions is  March 22, 2013.Prizes for the winner of each category include: travel and accommodations to BlackBerry Live 2013, conference passes, extensive BlackBerry training, BlackBerry 10 smartphones, and more.

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Feb

20

OtterBox Launches the BlackBerry Z10 Defender Case

posted by Justin Lisenby at on Feb 20, 2013 | Leave a comment

OtterBox Defender Z10

OtterBox has long been one of the top brands for mobile device cases. They have been making BlackBerry cases for many years and now they are shifting some of their focus “Back to BlackBerry” with their latest offering. The OtterBox Defender case for the BlackBerry Z10 takes the legendary performance of the Defender line and applies that to a case designed exclusively for the new BlackBerry. As always, the Z10 Defender is $49.99 and you can grab it from the link below. If you want the official word from OtterBox on this release, check their full Press Release past the break.

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Feb

20

Despite Record Breaking Sales, BlackBerry 10 Sales Estimates Get Heavily Reduced

posted by Justin Lisenby at on Feb 20, 2013 | Leave a comment

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We’ve heard over the past few weeks how BlackBerry 10 devices are breaking all of BlackBerry’s (RIM’s) old sales figures for first day and first week. That’s all well and good; however, jumping low barriers isn’t too difficult. The biggest hurdle is keeping sales going as the platform launches worldwide. According to the latest report from Canaccord, it looks like those initial sales figures are all the good news that BlackBerry 10 hast to bring.

Read on past the break for all the details on BlackBerry 10’s poor performance estimations.

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Source : The Globe and Mail

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Feb

19

Twitter for BlackBerry 10 Updates to v10.0.0.45

posted by Justin Lisenby at on Feb 19, 2013 | Leave a comment

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Twitter has released an update to the BlackBerry 10 version of their application. There is no change log included with this update and it’s only an incremental update, so we can assume that this update is primarily bug fixes and speed improvements. If you’re one of the lucky owners of a new BlackBerry 10 device, or a developer still with the Dev Alpha, you can grab the update in BlackBerry World.

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Feb

19

Preview BlackBerry 10 on your iOS or Android Device

posted by Justin Lisenby at on Feb 19, 2013 | Leave a comment

Blippar BB10 takeover app

BlackBerry has teamed up with an application developer named Blippar to help iOS and Android users get a quick taste of BlackBerry 10 using their current device of choice. How is this accomplished, you might ask? Users can download the Blippar app and then point their camera at a screen displaying the BBTakeOver.me website. Once the app recognizes the website, you’ll get a beautiful preview of BlackBerry 10, featuring some of the great apps and gestures, right on your iOS or Android device.



Source : CrackBerry

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Feb

19

BBM 7.0.1.16 Now Available in the BlackBerry Beta Zone

posted by Justin Lisenby at on Feb 19, 2013 | Leave a comment

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BlackBerry has released a new version of BBM, version 7.0.1.16, into the BlackBerry Beta Zone for users running OS 7.1 and older. This update features lots of bug fixes and speed improvements, but very little in the way of new features. If you’re one that likes to have the latest and greatest apps running, this is definitely an update you’ll want to grab. Just log into the BlackBerry Beta Zone and grab the download.

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Feb

19

BlackBerry Enterprise Server Vulnerable to Attack via TIFF Images

posted by Justin Lisenby at on Feb 19, 2013 | Leave a comment

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BlackBerry has just confirmed and released a knowledge base article concerning a recently exposed hack. This hack involves BlackBerry Enterprise Server software and is related to TIFF image access. BlackBerry has released an update to BES that patches this hole; however, many companies may not have applied this update yet and could still be at risk. If you’re involved with managing or administrating a BES server, hit the link below for all the information on this latest vulnerability.

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Feb

13

BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.1.0.1526 Update Now Available

posted by Justin Lisenby at on Feb 13, 2013 | Leave a comment

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BlackBerry has just released an update to the software for BlackBerry PlayBooks. While it’s not a full BlackBerry 10 update, the 133MB PlayBook update brings some great changes and lays the groundwork for bringing BlackBerry 10 to the device. The changes that come with this update include:

  • Browser Improvements
  • Audio Boost
  • BlackBerry World Storefront rebranding
  • SMS over Bridge
  • And much more

You can download this update immediately on your PlayBook. If it’s not showing up automatically, just check for a new update in the settings menu to trigger the download. Keep in mind that this update will be available immediately for WiFi PlayBook owners and it will rollout to 4G PlayBooks with carrier approval.

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