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The Government Technology conference is in Ottawa this week and it's interesting to see what the hot topics are. This year, the biggest issues are centered around apps, BYOD, cybersecurity and general mobility. It got me thinking about what technologies will disappear in the coming years, and which will be increasingly important. Show More Summary
BlackBerry has unveiled a new service today at Gartner Symposium/ITXpo 2013. Electronic Mobility Management is a cloud-based mobile management solution for BlackBerry, iOS and Android smartphones and tablets.
BlackBerry built a world-renowned reputation for being the go-to device for all things business and productivity. In a sense, the consumer shift has hurt the company because it created a split personality in the company. With BlackBerry 10, the company has partnered with Evernote, an awesome move that makes sense for a lot of reasons. Show More Summary
Here are 10 BlackBerry 10 apps that anyone in a small and medium sized business might appreciate. The apps come recommended from BlackBerry and are a great start to make BlackBerry the go-to platform for business and productivity.
If BlackBerry is going to dominate in the enterprise space, it should take the time to bring all the best Enterprise and SME apps to the platform. This can be done in a few ways: convince/pay the developers, flood select businesses with...Show More Summary
Recently, BlackBerry announced more partners that will be coming to the BlackBerry 10 ecosystem. Given this list, we've been thinking about some of the great apps that exist on other platforms that we'd like to see on BlackBerry 10. We've omitted the obvious guys like Netflix and Instagram, to focus on some other key apps. What would you like to see?
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