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Archived Since:August 10, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Jack Dorsey in Canada: Fireside Chats Versus Keynote Speaker Presentations #AccelerateTO

Yesterday, AccelerateTO presented Mike Serbinis, founder of Kobo, and Jack Dorsey, founder of Square/Twitter. Both speakers came to the event and presented in a fireside chat style conversation, where the host talks to them in what's...Show More Summary

Announcing the BlackBerry Z30: The Top of the Line All-Touch BlackBerry

BlackBerry has announced the all-new BlackBerry Z30 smartphone. The flagship device breaks a lot of company records such as largest screen, biggest built-in battery, fastest processor and latest OS.

BlackBerry Messenger to be Released on Google Play and iTunes September 21st

BlackBerry has announced that they'll be releasing BBM for iOS and Android this Saturday September 21st. The much-copied mobile IM app has been a BlackBerry exclusive since it's launch in early 2006.

Free Apps For Canadian Z10, Q10 and Q5 Owners!

From September 17th to October 31st, BlackBerry Z10, Q10 and Q5 owners in Canada will be able to get up to $25 worth of premium apps for free. The eligible apps include the Twitter client “Blaq,” productivity tool “SlickTasks,” image...Show More Summary

BlackBerry 10 Design Flaw: Gestures on Lock Creates Pocket Dialing Problems

The new BlackBerry 10 OS has a feature that starts off seeming pretty cool, but it turns out it's actually a pretty terrible design flaw. When we first saw BB10, it was really cool to see the device get woken up with a gesture swipe....Show More Summary

Aerize Loader for BlackBerry 4, 5, 6, and 7 Updated to Version

Legacy BlackBerry devices have a strange longevity to them. One of the biggest problems with the Legacy BlackBerry OSes is that they can only load so many apps before experiencing a big performance drop or running out of app memory.

Inside Apps Notifier: The Easiest Way To Monitor the App Store

Apps Notifier is an iOS tool that helps you track apps, vendors and keywords in the App Store. For consumers, this means that you can track your favorite apps for price drops, look for sales, and get notified when your favorite devs launch a new app. Show More Summary

The Sandbox: A Fun Low Res Sandbox Game for BlackBerry 10

The Sandbox is a 2D "sandbox" game for BlackBerry 10 by Pixowl and Bulkypix. All the items in The Sandbox's universe are made up of pixels of different simple elements, all with their own behaviours. These elements react to each other in such a manner that is both oversimplified and very very fun.

How BlackBerry Could Increase Market Share: Boobs

Alison Pill went on Conan to talk about how she accidentally tweeted a photo of her boobs on Twitter, which any BlackBerry user knows is incredibly easy. Why is that share button placed on every single screen on the phone? That's like when they put a facebook share button on your porn. Show More Summary

What Happened? Only 500 Women Applied to Alicia Keys’ BlackBerry Scholars Program

The BlackBerry Scholars Program is an incredible opportunity for women to get involved in industries that are typically male dominated such as maths and sciences. The program offered a four-year scholarship program for outstanding women around the world that are entering their first year of undergraduate study at an accredited college or university. Show More Summary

Hit iOS Game BADLAND Coming to BlackBerry 10

BADLAND is a really awesome game for iOS that combines elements of the indie game Limbo with side-scrolling, platform action. It's easy to play and visually really impressive. The developers have announced that the game will be coming to BlackBerry 10 and it looks like they're close to launch as the demo video is up and the game seems very polished. Show More Summary

Amazon Offers Developers a New Way to Monetize Apps

If you're a developer and you've got an app on Amazon or Google Play, you can now monetize your app using an Amazon affiliate program. The new Amazon Mobile Associates API will let you advertise physical and digital products in your apps and games and earn up to 6% commission. Show More Summary

YOUi Labs Creates iOS App and Ports to BlackBerry 10 Same Day and Same Code

YOUi Labs is a company that specializes in user interface design and the company has recently put together a demo of an app that they built for iOS and ported over to BlackBerry 10 in a single day, with the same code base. The UI Engine is a cool little demo that shows off some unique swipe motions and it would be cool to see in other apps.

TacoQuest is DinDin Kitchen Inc’s Foray Into A Micro-Search Platform

Three BlackBerry employees: Alex Kinsella, Derek Alldritt and Chad Tetreault have launched an app called TacoQuest and a startup called DinDin Kitchen. According to LinkedIn, DinDin Kitchen "specializes in brining innovative apps to mobile platforms." The first app, TacoQuest, is an interesting concept that, powered by foursquare, aims to be a "micro-search platform".

The Top 5 Vendors on iOS By Number of Apps Submitted to the App Store

Recently, there has been a lot of talk about how one BlackBerry World vendor, S4BB, has submitted 47,000+ apps to store and that it doesn't bode well for BlackBerry's view that it was about "quality, not quantity". We decided to do some...Show More Summary

Pocket Ninjas Now Available for BlackBerry Q10 and Q5

Pocket Ninjas is a fun game by Cocky Culture, the same people known for their BlackBerry themes some years ago (and technically still today). The game is sort of like Fruit Ninja, except you're a ninja that's slicing and dicing other ninjas in a pretty guesome blood bath. Pocket Ninjas now includes Q10 and Q5 support, along with PlayBook and Z10 support.

Piper is a Home Automation and Security Product Coming to Smarpthones and Tablets

Piper is a new home automation and security product by Blacksumac that is currently seeking crowdfunding to get the first units off the ground. Piper is the first security and automation device to combine HD panoramic video, Z-Wave home automation, and environmental sensors into a single product that you interact with on your smartphone or tablet. Show More Summary

Do You Still Want To Read About Legacy BlackBerry News?

Just recently, we got a note from BlackBerry that Facebook v4.1 had just been released for BlackBerry smartphones running BlackBerry OS 5 to 7.1. All I could think about when reading it was "SO?!". As someone who writes about BlackBerry on a daily basis, it's very difficult to care about legacy devices. Show More Summary

BlackBerry Game Developers: Check Out Photon Server By Exit Games

BlackBerry acquired ScoreLoop some time ago and it seemed like it was going to be a great tool for cross-platform multiplayer gaming. We haven't heard much from ScoreLoop since the launch of the ScoreLoop SDK 1.0 which launched about a year and a half ago. Show More Summary

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