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Mobile Games Cost $300K and Take 156 Days To Complete

There's a huge discrepancy between what people think it costs to make a game and what it actually costs. Take it from someone who has been pitched to many times. Often I get people who want an app or a game and are willing to shell out...Show More Summary

Rogers Bringing NFC SureTap MobileWallet to Canada In “Coming Weeks”

The mobile wallet is one of the most promising features of smartphones. You might lose your wallet or credit card a couple times per year, but you're much less likely to lose your phone. The fact that you look at your phone around 150...Show More Summary

The Woody: Real Wood Cases for the BlackBerry Z10 Now 40% Off

Specializing in all-wood cases for BlackBerry, iOS and Android, The Woody is having a huge sale on their BlackBerry Z10 cases, now just $21 plus shipping. App for BlackBerry 10 Helps You Find Healthcare Providers

Recently, we were chatting with Bitmaker Labs, a programming and technology bootcamp based in Toronto about some of the apps alumni have made. Going through the list, we found a BlackBerry 10 app worth mentioning called The app helps you find a healthcare provider in Ontario, giving you some nice options for clinics, ER, and Urgent Care providers.

MAKE: The 3rd Party Starbucks App for BlackBerry 10

MAKE by qbotron is an unofficial Starbucks app for BlackBerry 10 that brings a lot of the features of the Starbucks App to BlackBerry users. This app is made by Starbucks enthusiasts, for Starbucks enthusiasts and handles all of your Starbucks card programs whether it be the regular cashless Starbucks card, the Gold card, or a gift certificate.

Top Paid BlackBerry 10 RPG: Song of Swords Launches on BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet

Nautilus Mobile, maker of Song of Swords for BlackBerry 10 has decided to launch the game on the BlackBerry PlayBook OS. Already the top Paid BlackBerry 10 RPG on BlackBerry World, this new tablet version should draw even more users...

BBM on iOS and Android Review Rebuttal: Why Pins and Other Features Make Sense

My recent review of BBM didn't go over well with a few die-hard BlackBerry fans and I thought it only fair to give them a chance at rebuttal, since the site the review is posted to doesn't allow comments. Generally, the big problems I had with BBM are rooted in the user experience, specifically around adding friends and onboarding users. Show More Summary

10 Ways to Use Wolfram Alpha Voice Control With BlackBerry 10

Recently, BlackBerry and Wolfram Alpha partnered to make the BlackBerry Voice Control app more useful. In the press release, BlackBerry said that Wolfram Alpha could help users with queries such as "what's 18% of $43.00?". This is basically impossible to do because the voice control can never properly recognize numbers. Show More Summary

Titan Files Encrypts and Protects Your Data Using NSA Approved Encryption On Your BlackBerry 10 Smartphone

Titan Files is a useful app that adds an extra layer of security and protection to the files on your BlackBerry 10 smartphone. What caught my eye about the app description, is that it boasts using AES encryption, and describe it as the...Show More Summary

BBM On iOS and Android Review: Basic Features With Big Implications

BlackBerry announced that BBM on iOS and Android hit the 10 million download mark and for a first day launch, that’s pretty incredible. The question, is whether BlackBerry can grow and keep those users engaged, in order to rival WhatsApp’s 350 monthly active users, and be a significant player in the industry. Show More Summary

EOS Remote Control for JRiver Media Center App for BlackBerry 10

Eos is a remote control application for the JRiver Media Center, allowing you to control your media center from your BlackBerry 10 smartphone. This app is made by one of the guys on the BlackBerry World team, so you can rest assured it deserves the Built for BlackBerry certification. Check out the features after the jump.

BlackBerry Gets Wolfram|Alpha’s Answer Engine for BlackBerry 10 Voice Control

Wolfram|Alpha is computational knowledge engine developed by Wolfram Research of Mathematica fame. The plan is for BlackBerry 10 users to do voice queries a-la Siri with answers provided by Wolfram Alpha's incredible Answer Engine.

PinGuin Wins 1st Place at Cambridge BlackBerry Jam Camp

BlackBerry Jam Camp is two days of intensive training on the BlackBerry 10 platform. During the event, you get training and at the end, you're in a position to submit an application and get certified with the Built for BlackBerry stamp. Show More Summary

Vinyl Collectors, Check Out “Can You Dig It: Rare Soul 45s” App for BlackBerry 10

Can You Dig It: Rare Soul 45s, is an app that's completely unique and targeted. With Can You Dig It, you can search a catalog of 4500+ rare soul 45s, with access to label scans, YouTube videos and pricing. The app was created by Scott Birksted, a developer at BlackBerry on the App World team. Show More Summary

BBM Channels Beta Review: BlackBerry’s Monetization Strategy for BBM

BlackBerry is ramping up BlackBerry Channels and it looks like it's going to be the monetization tool for BBM. While WhatsApp charges $0.99 per year, it seems BlackBerry is going to find an alternative monetization strategy by leveraging brands and possibly advertising in the BBM Channels network. Show More Summary

BlackBerry Wins “Most Usable Mobile Platform on the Market” Debate

Okay, BlackBerry didn't really win. I just took the credit for all their hard work and won a local debate. The crowd voted by applause at CapCHI Ottawa recently, in a debate about the most usable OS. The debate statement, "Be it Resolved...Show More Summary

Aaron Levie, CEO of Box, Says It’s Not Investing in BlackBerry Platform Going Forward

Box is an interesting partner for BlackBerry as the company addresses 2 key areas of the platform: cloud storage and enterprise. As Box moves increasingly into the cloud storage for enterprise space, it becomes a more critical partner of BlackBerry's and at launch, Box seemed to be totally on board. Show More Summary

BlackBerry Q5 Review: The Affordable, BlackBerry 10 QWERTY Smartphone

The BlackBerry Q5 was announced at BlackBerry World 2013 in Orlando, Florida. The smartphone bills itself as an affordable and modern QWERTY smartphone that has all the apps you expect on BlackBerry 10, coupled with the productivity and ease of messaging that BlackBerry is known for. So does it live up to expectations? Read on and see.

“The App That Scares Me The Most is Evernote” #GTEC13

At GTEC 2013, Citrix's Chief Security Strategist, held a session titled "MDM: How to Develop and Implement Policies to Manage and Secure Mobile Devices". There was a lot of really interesting discussion around the changing pace of mobile adoption and how IT should handle common problems such as BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) and CYOD (Choose Your Own Device).

BlackBerry At #GTEC13 Talking Enterprise Mobility

BlackBerry was at GTEC 2013 in Ottawa, talking to its most loyal customer: government. In terms of enterprise mobility topics, BlackBerry is focused on BES 10, Multi-Platform Enterprise Mobility Management, security and BlackBerry 1...

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