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BBM Team Evaluating “Skype Like” VoIP Service in Monetization Efforts

BlackBerry has been doing a great job of giving BBM the freedom to evolve much faster as a sort of startup inside the company. It is no secret that one of the main focuses for the BBM team is monetization efforts and in a recent media briefing, David Proulx, BlackBerry Senior Director of BBM Business…

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BlackBerry 10.3 Homescreen Removes Icon Borders (aka Boxes)

This is one of those pet peeves that I am glad BlackBerry has finally addressed. Michael Clewley has posted a screenshot of the new OS 10.3 homescreen in his BBM channel and it shows off some goodies. First of all we have some new icons for OS 10.3 that are way cleaner and less cartoony….

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BlackBerry 10.3 Bringing “Signature Action” & Flatter UI

It looks like BlackBerry is overhauling a bit of the UI for BlackBerry 10.3. Product Manager Michael Clewley has been leaking out some of the goodies a little at a time about what we can expect. This new “Signature Action” that you can see above means they will be highlighting the most used action in…

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BlackBerry OS 10.2.1.3175 Leaked for all BlackBerry 10 devices

I have been playing with OS 10.2.1.3175 since early last morning and I have to say I am impressed. This build is circulating with carriers and is now available for all to download. There is nothing hugely changed in this update but it is nice and stable and is very smooth. I am still waiting…

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BlackBerry Zings Apple Over Not Encrypting Stored Attachments

BlackBerry has made a pretty sweet hire a few months back of Eric Lai who is a former tech journalist. He is now writing for BlackBerry full time and he is pretty damn good at it. His latest work is focused on the latest resignation of the Target CEO and how C-Level execs are responsible…

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BlackBerry Announces Pending Closure Of Real Estate Deal

BlackBerry put out some more details on their real estate sale that has been pending. BlackBerry has closed a deal to sell around 80% if their real estate holdings for about $278 million. The buyer, Spear Street Capital, LLC, has completed their due diligence and the deal is set to go through in the third…

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Automate Your Life With GeoToolBox Headless Task Scheduler

   ToySoft has swung for the fences again with their latest app GeoToolBox. The app is headless and allows you to set actions to happen when you enter or leave a location. For example you can save a calendar event every time you get to a client and when you leave for billing. You can…

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Parrot Voice Recorder Pro Loses its Head on BlackBerry 10

  The awesome Parrot Voice Recorder has gone headless on BlackBerry 10 with the release of v2.2 on OS 10.2.1+. This new release gives the pro version of the app headless support so the app no longer needs to be left open to record phone calls and easily allows you to record in the background….

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