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New BlackBerry Exec Smacks Down Samsung Enterprise Solution

BlackBerry CEO John Chen just brought in John Sims to lead the Enterprise Service side of BlackBerry. Now Sims has made his first public debut with a blog post on the enterprise blog. In it Sims smacks down Samsung by pointing out its many security bugs and the fact that Samsung is very green to…


Password Keeper Updated with Import/Export Feature on BlackBerry 10

We knew this was coming for awhile but Amir let me know that it is now official. Password Keeper was updated today for BlackBerry 10 with a new Import and Export function. You can now export or import from a CSV file, encrypted backup file, or cloud service. Check out the update here.


BlackBerry 10.2.1 Bringing “Floating Action Bar” With Back Button

Those of you who have been missing their back button are getting some love in OS 10.2.1 if you have not played with the betas yet. BlackBerry has added what they call a “Floating Action Bar” on top of the keyboard in many apps that gives you a back button and common actions if you…


Founder of Torch Mobile, George Staikos, Leaves BlackBerry

BlackBerry acquired Torch Mobile in 2009 to bring their Webkit powered browser to BlackBerry 7 and eventually BlackBerry 10. George Staikos was the founder of Torch Mobile and he has been there since the acquisition. His brother Matthew Staikos left earlier this year to start his own gig but now his brother has joined him….


Phillips Dictation Recorder is Beautiful (and Free!) on BlackBerry 10

  Phillips put out a gorgeous dictation app for all BlackBerry 10 users. Phillips Dictation Recorder lets you easily take down voice notes and share them over email. The app is designed for professional use to hook it up to Phillips SpeechExec servers but can also be used without the server. With the server it…


BlackBerry Survey Asks if Users Want BBM, BlackBerry World, & More Integrated in BlackBerry Link

  BlackBerry just sent out an interesting survey for BlackBerry Link 1.2. The first question they ask out the gate is what features (new and existing) users think should be included in future versions of BlackBerry Link for PC and Mac. The list starts off with features we already have and then throws in some…


BlackBerry Z30 Beats iPhone 5S, Lumia, & Moto X in WIRED’s CES Smartphone Challenge

The BlackBerry Z30 just beat down the iPhone 5S, Lumia 1020, and Moto X in WIRED’s CES Smartphone Thunderdome. They had their reporters challenged for 5 days to report from the show floor with pictures and more to see who survived. Personally the test seems to be more fun than scientific but its nice to…


BlackBerry’s CEO Says He’s BlackBerry’s Surgeon – Plans to Drive Devices Sales with BES

  BlackBerry’s CEO, John Chen, had a frank talk with Re/Code before the weekend that is definitely worth reading. First he mentioned that “I think I am going to sell the server first,” Chen said. “The server will lead the device sale.” This is in terms of converting BES 10 companies trying the server to…

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