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BlackBerry Passport Touch Enabled Keyboard Gestured Explained!

BlackBerry has gone ahead and revealed a bit more about the capabilities they have put into the BlackBerry Passport keyboard. This is an innovative physical keyboard that can also be controlled using touch and touch gestures. The best one I have heard so far is using the keyboard as a trackpad to scroll websites or…

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Download the 20 New Wallpapers from BlackBerry OS 10.3

There are loads of goodies in the new OS 10.3 developer beta and one of them is a bevy of new wallpapers, 20 of them to be exact. Bla1ze over @CrackBerry was kind enough to extract them for all of us to play with and put on our devices. There is nothing ground breaking here…

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BlackBerry Explains Whats New in Latest 10.3 Preview OS, SDK, & Simulator

We told you before about BlackBerry updating the Preview OS for 10.3 and now they have thankfully followed up with some details. It seems like this new update is all about the BlackBerry Passport along with new APIs and tooling. Mainly you can now test out and control the new touch enabled keyboard from the…

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BlackBerry Lays Off Developer Relations Staff – Vivek Bhardwaj Also Recently Parted Ways

BlackBerry is really marching to the enterprise drum. According to The Spec (and confirmed by BlackBerry) the developer relations team has been laid off in Waterloo. This is about 65 people in the team and comes right after their decision to use the Amazon App Store to fill the consumer app gap while BlackBerry focuses…

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BlackBerry Z3 Announced for Malaysia in July

John Chen promised that the BlackBerry Z3 is coming to other countries with its low price point. The first country to follow is Malaysia which is getting the device for the equivalent of $215 or so. It should be interesting to see how the devices are received in other countries.

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Porsche Design P’9983 Shows Up Again In Latest Dev OS

We have been hearing quite a bit recently about the BlackBerry passport and classic devices. We know BlackBerry was previously working on a third Porsche Design device with a physical keyboard. We have not heard anything official about it but in digging through the latest developer OS my buddy Bla1ze at CrackBerry spotted a render…

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BlackBerry Dev SDK OS Updated to 10.3.0.700 

BlackBerry had quietly updated the developer SDK OS for all the devices this week. There is no change log but I am sure it includes bug fixes. Keep in mind this update is only for developers and is a crippled OS. You can expect some enterprising individuals trying to turn this info a full fledged…

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BlackBerry Passport Gets Quick Video Demo Courtesy of John Chen

  We have seen quite a few pictures of the BlackBerry Passport recently but not much in terms of video. BNN (via CrackBerry) scored a video of John Chen quickly showing off the BlackBerry Passport and its looking good. Nothing crazy to see there but it is nice to see the device on. Check it…

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