BlackBerry is trying out advertising via sponsored content on its BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) messaging app. Currently in beta testing among select users, the move will see BlackBerry monetize the free app and attempt to maintain a clean user experience for BBM users.
BlackBerry appears to be expanding on the BBM Money pilot in Indonesia. Re/code reports that BlackBerry Enterprise Unit President John Sims who said that the money movement is an important thing, and that BB is meeting with partners to explore the market.
BlackBerry has announced their next two phones in the Z3 and Q20. The 5inch Z3, which was codenamed Jakarta, will be launched in Indonesia in April – with more markets to join it after than. This might be a strategy from BlackBerry to alternate between Indonesia and Malaysia for the initial market. The Z3 is […]
In general, there were quite a number of good news for Nokia fans from Barcelona today. One such news is that BlackBerry Messenger is coming to Nokia Lumia devices, as confirmed by Stephen Elop during the company’s MWC press conference. The app is not exclusive to Lumia devices though as it will also be made […]
It looks like BlackBerry Malaysia has lowered the price of its BlackBerry 10 devices, once again. And unlike HTC’s recent price revision for its smartphones, BlackBerry’s price drop for the Z10, Q10, Q5 and Z30 is more of a price avalanche: effective immediately, the BlackBerry Z10 and Q5 is now retailing at only RM818 – RM1370 […]
The guys over at N4BB have gotten their hands on some information that will make BlackBerry fans and the BlackBerry curious really happy. The upcoming BlackBerry Z3 (codenamed Jakarta) will be the “true” entry level device, the Q5 being actually a mid-range device. The Z3 retains a little of what the Z10 was in terms […]
BlackBerry might be suffering from a loss of consumer confidence, but that isn’t stopping it from celebrating sharing the love for Valentine’s Day. From 8 February until 14 February, BlackBerry users will be treated to a free app each day. There is a list of what will be available for those seven days. 8 February: […]
It looks like the rollout for BlackBerry 10.2.1 is underway for handsets in the APAC region as expected. If you’re one of those eagerly anticipating the point update that is actually much more, you should see it anytime now. BlackBerry 10.2.1 brings multiple changes to the OS, making existing BlackBerry10 fans even happier with their […]
If you followed our Twitter and Facebook yesterday, then you might already know that the folks at BlackBerry have briefed us regarding the upcoming BlackBerry OS 10.2.1. While we going to discuss more about the update once we receive the green light from BlackBerry, it has came to our attention that BlackBerry OS 10 users […]
Things seem to have evened out over at BlackBerry HQ after the departure of former CEO Thorsten Heins as well as some key members of the organisation. BlackBerry’s new CEO John Chen is confident that BlackBerry is here to stay and today issued an open letter to all their valued enterprise customers. In that letter, […]
Late one night I was trawling the internet for inspiration as most tech writers do and stumbled across this article from The Verge. The title got me thinking, when was the last time a manufacturer brought out a good flip QWERTY Android phone or even one at all? I’m not talking about the BlackBerry Q10-esque […]
In a nod to the local scene and to say thank you to all their loyal supporters as well as pick up some new users, BlackBerry Malaysia is collaborating with local brands to highlight their instant messaging platform, BBM. Ever since BBM came to the Android and iOS platforms, it has garnered 80million monthly active […]
Leaked Build of BlackBerry 10.2.1 Shows Painless Installation of Android Apps, No Sideloading Required
A usable build of the upcoming BlackBerry 10.2.1 update has been leaked online. The build, version 10.2.1.1055, has plenty of new additions and other minor updates such as customizable quick settings, picture lock password and several UI tweaks. The biggest change on this update, however, is in the unlocking of the Android runtime, allowing the […]
A set of leaked images has shown off a BlackBerry Z10 running the Google Play Store, fueling speculation that BlackBerry might integrate Google Play services into its upcoming BlackBerry 10.2.1 update. BlackBerry has been mum on the platform’s upcoming update, but recent leaks have shown small, incremental updates such as Fuse Mode, BlackBerry Blend Dashboard […]