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Archived Since:August 10, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Should BlackBerry Go Private? Recent R&D Layoffs Suggest It Might Be Time

Recently, BlackBerry laid off 250 employees, some of which were located in the Research and Development department of the company. During a phase of the company when they should probably be investing more dollars in R&D in order to come up with the next generation of consumer electronics, the company is scaling back. Show More Summary

Touring the Offices of Quirky in New York City

Back in January, I visited the Quirky offices to check out what it's like to work there and how products get pushed through the company. For those who aren't familiar with Quirky, it's a company focused on making the invention process easier. Show More Summary

Magmic Launches Roulette King Casino Game for BlackBerry 10

Roulette King is the latest casino game from Magmic, the makers of the incredibly popular Texas Hold'em King Live poker game for BlackBerry 10. Roulette King features everything you would expect of a high quality roulette game including 18 different types of bets, daily rewards, and realistic graphics and physics.

Thomson Reuters Eikon Launches Market Data App for BlackBerry 10

Thomson Reuters has recently launched an app that gives users quick access to financial market data. The app takes advantage of full privacy and enterprise security features of the BlackBerry 10 platform. According to the press release,...Show More Summary

What If Apple Simply Doesn’t Approve BBM for iOS?

There’s been a lot of talk about BBM going cross-platform since it was announced at BlackBerry Live 2013, but the conversation has largely been centered around whether BBM going cross-platform is good for device sales. The real question...Show More Summary

LinkedIn for BlackBerry 10 Updated with Improved Search and New Content

LinkedIn is a decent app and its been needing an update for some time. Recently, the app has been updated with improved search and new content in the homescreen, as well as it's now BBM connected. Read on for more details.

13 Bugs With the BlackBerry Z10 That Need Fixed

I've had a BlackBerry Z10 now since the launch in NYC and while it's a fun touchscreen device, there are still, to this day, bugs in the OS that give me headaches. Perhaps BlackBerry needs to invest more money in QA, or perhaps I just have some weird magnetic field around my body that breaks technology. Show More Summary

Twitter for BlackBerry Now Supports Multiple Accounts and More

Twitter for BlackBerry is a pretty crucial app and the experience has been somewhat lackluster. Blaq has definitely been the go-to app for those who are serious about Twitter. With the latest update to the official Twitter app for BlackBerry, it seems serious Twitter users might be a little more attracted to the native app. Continue reading for all the updates.

PlayOn for BlackBerry 10 Gives You Netflix, Hulu and HBO GO

PlayOn is an app that, with the purchase of the PlayOn Media Server, gets you access to Netflix, Hulu and HBO GO. The Media Server pricing ranges from $25/year to a one-time $50 purchase. Once downloaded, you'll be able to stream online videos directly to your device. Show More Summary

10 Interesting BlackBerry 10 Design Considerations

Todd Wood, VP of Design with BlackBerry, and Don Lindsay, VP of User Experience know a lot of incredible details about BlackBerry 10 and its supported devices. A couple months ago at BlackBerry Live, they outlined some of the lesser-known...Show More Summary

Blippar Image Recognition App Brings Ads to Life on BlackBerry 10

Blippar is a new app on BlackBerry 10 that is also available on other platforms. The app is an image-recognition app that acts like a combination of a QR code and Augmented Reality. So far, it seems the only thing Blippar really does is display ads, which begs the question why anybody in their right mind would actually want to use it. Show More Summary

The Predicktor Shows Apple’s Prudeness and Scores One for BlackBerry

The Predicktor is a great app. It combines humour and education to bring to light a sensitive subject in sex education that is important to at least 50% of the population: penis size. The app takes a variety of data including height and shoe size, and combines data from medical journals, to provide a prediction about a man's penis size. Show More Summary

10 BlackBerry 10 Tips and Tricks: Q10, Q5 and Z10 Users Must Read

At BlackBerry Live 2013, there was an awesome session with Jeff Gadway, Marketing, and Michael Clewley, Software Product Management, at BlackBerry. They had some great tips and tricks for your BlackBerry 10 device. Some of these you may or may not know. We've condensed the presentation into 10 great tips and tricks. Check them out.

CNN News App Now Available for BlackBerry 10

The CNN app is now available for BlackBerry Z10 and Q10 users and it comes with a couple awesome features including CNN’s global news, photos and live and on-demand video. It also gives users access to CNN iReport, CNN's community news reporting tool.

Bang With Friends CEO Says His Co-Founder’s Mom “Loves It”

In a completely serious interview, Business Insider sat down with the CEO of Bang With Friends to talk about what it's like being outed as the creators and developers of the app. Previously, the developers remained anonymous, and they...Show More Summary

Solve Touchscreen Maze Puzzles on BlackBerry 10 and PlayBook with NeverMaze

Krungie Factor has released its first mobile game, NeverMaze, for BlackBerry 10 smartphones and the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet. The game allows players to solve simple and complex maze puzzles using the touchscreen. It's a great game for kids or adults who want to feel nostalgic about the days when you used to solve mazes with crayons.

The Voltmaker: A Smart Charger for a Smartphone World

Since phones started getting more powerful their increased thirst for battery power has created an industry of alternative chargers. This kinetic changing solution by Voltmaker proves that there are products being conceived that are elegant enough to find in someone’s handbag and essential enough to need to take travelling.

Sector Strike Strategy Guide and FAQ for BlackBerry 10, iOS and Android

Sector Strike is a hit multi-platform side scrolling space shooter smartphone and tablet game by Clapfoot Inc. The game's simple gameplay and straightforward levelling of your ship is as rewarding as it is difficult: A winning combination.

Google to Acquire Waze Free Traffic App for 1.1 Billion

Waze is an Israeli crowd sourced traffic app that has the ability to show you the quickest route and redirect Waze users around traffic, essentially outsmarting the traffic jam. The yet to be finalized deal is potentially valued around 1.1 Billion US.

Facebook Version 10.2.0 Now Available With Refreshed UI and Enhanced Photo Experience

Facebook v10.2.0 for BlackBerry 10 is now available for download from BlackBerry World. The latest update features a refreshed look and new ways of interacting with your Facebook photos.

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