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I like this guy's energy. It's like the passion of Ballmer's "developers!" speech but more modest and genuine. Alec Saunders took the stage to talk about the progress of BlackBerry 10 and the BlackBerry ecosystem. There's some really...Show More Summary
If BlackBerry is really going to nail the consumer market, it has to get all the right apps in place. To do this, BlackBerry will have to use a combination of growing its user base, making development easier and going as far as paying for certain apps. It seems this strategy is well underway. Hit the jump to see what apps are coming to BlackBerry 10.
BlackBerry has received a Letter of Intent to purchase from Fairfax Financial, a financial holding company based in Toronto, Ontario, which is engaged in property, casualty, and life insurance and reinsurance, investment management, and insurance claims management. Show More Summary
Hype Machine is a really cool music discovery service that has released a BlackBerry 10 app ahead of Android. The app allows you to discover music in a unique way. The analogy I often use is that while Pandora and iTunes uses algorithms to determine what songs you might like, Hype Machine uses people. Show More Summary
I was one of the lucky people to be on the beta test for BBM on Android. I have gone on and off my Galaxy S3 for the past 2 months testing every new feature they were adding with every release. The app has matured like you wouldn't believe in such a small amount of time.
One of the more interesting questions around BlackBerry 10 apps was the question of how many legacy BlackBerry developers would make the journey to BlackBerry 10. Viira is one of most popular productivity apps for legacy devices and the developer has taken the app to BlackBerry 10 with version 5.2. Show More Summary
I was a bit skeptical when I started hearing about a big touch screen BlackBerry. I’m not too keen on the notion that powerful has to be big but when I actually felt the Z30 in my hands, it felt familiar. I had played with the Galaxy line up to the latest version and I always found the format bulky in the hand. Show More Summary
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
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 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.
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
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
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.
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 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.
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
Hey BlackBerry, 1998 called, they want their icon back.
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
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
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