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BlackBerry 10.3 To Finally Allow Deleting Original Text in Emails

In another one of his tips, Michael Clewley has revealed another improvement coming in BlackBerry 10.3 that should have been there from launch. BlackBerry is adding the ability to delete the original text of an email when replying to it. This brings BlackBerry 10 one step closer to feature parity with legacy BlackBerry devices… Its…

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Unannounced BlackBerry Windermere Rumored Specs Revealed

Quite a few BlackBerry QWERTY fans, including me, are eagerly awaiting the possible release of the BlackBerry Windermere. This QWERTY flagship device is packing some interesting innovations like a new touch sensitive physical keyboard that also accepts gestures. My buddy Bla1ze got a relatively new tip that details some newly revealed specs for the device…

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BBM for Android Hits 50+ Million Installs – (iOS Rankings)

Quite a few of you let me know that BlackBerry has blown past the 50 million installs mark on Google Play this week. That is a pretty big bracket they are now in with the next update coming after 100 Million installs. This includes updates and people moving devices but still it shows the app…

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BlackBerry 10.3 Adds New Two Finger Gesture for Quick Settings Menu

It looks like BlackBerry is really focusing on hammering down usability with BlackBerry OS 10.3. Michael Clewley let loose on his BBM Channel about a new feature that is coming in 10.3. Specifically it is a new two finger gesture down from the top bezel to access the Quick Settings Menu from ANY application. That…

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BlackBerry Finally Removing Icon Limit in BlackBerry 10 Folders

For some reason the UI designers who originally created BlackBerry 10 decided there should be a limit to how many icons can be in a folder. These designers must not have spoken to the developers who created the legacy BlackBerry devices which never had this limit. Thankfully it looks like BlackBerry is going to finally…

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Can BlackBerry’s Receive Faxes Through Visual Voicemail?

   There is an interesting story coming out of Sleepy2009 at NerdBerry. He was testing out a fax machine and decided to test sending a fax to his BlackBerry Z30 line thinking it would just be a missed call. Instead he ended up with a blank test fax. Then he decided to try it out…

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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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