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What’s Going On With ScoreLoop at BlackBerry?

Here's a simple feature suggestion for ScoreLoop: why don't you just read whether someone is viewing a link from their mobile or desktop, and display the appropriate app store? When you get a ScoreLoop email and you click the link from your desktop, the ScoreLoop page says:

ID3IOT for BlackBerry 10 Helps Clean Audio Tags

ID3IOT is a simple and useful tool that helps you clean up your broken audio tags. The app does this by scanning your music library for missing tag information, and then allowing the user to edit and clean up the tags directly from the device. Show More Summary

Martha Stewart and Other Celebrities Still Use a BlackBerry

Is it the security? Is it the keyboard? It's probably a combination. We've seen several celebrities, such as Leonardo Dicaprio who uses a Q10, talk about their love of BlackBerry. Perhaps there's some overlap with enterprise and celebrity that isn't fully understood yet.

Call for Speakers for the 3rd Annual Ottawa International Game Conference (OIGC)

The Ottawa International Game Conference is on its 3rd year and the conference has just put out a call for speakers. The OIGC is an annual game industry conference in Ottawa, Canada, that runs from May 25th to May 27th, and features speakers, workshops, panels and some great parties. Show More Summary

BlackBerry VP of Developer Relations Alec Saunders Now VP of QNX Cloud

Alec Saunders, the incredibly outspoken VP of Developer Relations, is now the VP of QNX Cloud. This is interesting for a few reasons:

Bitcoin ATM Debuts in Ottawa at Clocktower Brew Pub in Byward Market

Now, the virtual medium of exchange is making a real-world appearance in the ByWard Market with the help of an Ottawa startup, marking the beginning of what could be a burgeoning Bitcoin market in the nation’s capital.

Did BlackBerry’s QNX Connected Car Miss A Cross-Platform Opportunity?

YOU.i is a company that specializes in User Interface design and User Experience. The company has recently announced a cross-platform, connected car concept called The HIVE, that has some interesting implications for companies like QNX. Show More Summary

Task Management App “did u?” Gives You An Added Push To Finish Your To Do List

The "did u?" app is a very simple app that has one goal in mind: to help you finish your To Do list. While To Do lists can get long and cumbersome, the "did u?" app seeks to simplify the experience. With "did u?", you simply add a List, fill it with items, and set a deadline. The app will then ask if you've completed those items, giving you an added push to get things done.

QNX and Other Ottawa Technology Companies Making Headlines at CES 2014

Ottawa's technology companies are driving some of the most important headlines at the Consumer Electronic Show (CES) this year. Both large companies and small startups from Ottawa are disrupting industries and challenging incumbents from around the world. Show More Summary

Does BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 Hurt BlackBerry’s Competitive Advantage?

With BlackBerry's new CEO John Chen talking a lot about Enterprise and BlackBerry's competitive advantage in this space, one can't help but wonder if BES 10 is helping or hurting their position in the enterprise. In a sense, BlackBerry is sort of enabling enterprise to adopt iOS and Android with BES 10's BYOD features. Show More Summary

Theory About The Sexually Repressed BlackBerry World Vendor JediCompany

BlackBerry World vendor JediCompany is selling a few apps that have an interesting juxtaposition. The apps "Al Quran", "Hot Israelian (sic) Girls" and "Indonesian sexy girls", don't seem to really make sense coming from the same vendor. Show More Summary

BlackBerry Missing From Wearables: 2014?s Hottest Consumer Tech Trend

One of the biggest trends right now in consumer tech and mobile devices is wearables. Whether it's The Quantified Self or a means of better interacting with your devices, wearables is one of the hottest items in consumer tech right now. Show More Summary

Group Polarization Explains Why Dedicated Blogs Are Great For Brands And Bad For Discussion

David G. Myers is the John Dirk Werkman Professor of Psychology at Hope College and author of psychology textbooks and of The Pursuit of Happiness among other books. In a discussion on group polarization, he describes the simple theory that opinion segregation plus conversation equals polarization. Show More Summary

Download This Battery Saving Wallpaper For Your BlackBerry Z30 and BlackBerry Q10

The BlackBerry Z30 and Q10 have a Super AMOLED screen in common and this presents some interesting wallpaper options. Black pixels don't actually use battery power so if you change your wallpaper to pure black, you'll have some battery life savings. Show More Summary

Win A $4,500 Trip To New York, Miami, Los Angeles, or Toronto With BBM

BlackBerry is running a fun promotion right now where you win an amazing $4,500 weekend that you'd help plan as well as giving you weekly chances to win tickets, gift cards and more. The trip could take you to New York, Miami, Los Angeles, or Toronto and all you have to do is share your BBM Pin. Details below.

The LinkedIn Eye Test: Is LinkedIn Becoming Like Facebook?

This is just a random thought, but has your LinkedIn stream started to look increasingly like Facebook? It seems that as the social network becomes more mainstream, more people are posting pictures, personal status updates and sometimes straight up spam. Show More Summary

Beta Review: MockIt! for BlackBerry 10 by OSBB Code Labs (Download In The Beta Zone)

The BlackBerry Beta Zone app for BlackBerry 10 has been updated and for the first time, we're seeing third party developers leverage Beta Zone to test apps. The most recent addition to Beta Zone is MockIt! which can be downloaded and tested for free. Show More Summary

What To-Do Is A Simple To Do App For BlackBerry 10

What To-Do is a simple, native, To Do list that allows you to set a list of To Dos, then say whether or not you have completed those tasks. The app is a solid choice for anyone looking for a simple solution for tracking their basic tasks. Show More Summary

SingEasy Premium: The Best BlackBerry 10 App Purchase You Will Ever Make

If you find yourself signing PDFs and documents, SignEasy Premium is a must-have app for your BlackBerry 10 smartphone. SignEasy has a free version, and the paid version costs $20. When compared to the cost of most apps, $20 may seem like a lot but it's actually very cheap when you consider your time. Show More Summary

Recover Lost Data With Wondershare’s Dr. Fone Data Recovery Software for Android

We have all lost important data at some point or another. With Wondershare's Dr. Fone Data Recovery software for Android, you can recovery deleted messages, contacts, photos and more from the SD Card on your Android device.

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