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PMA and A4MP Consolidate for Wireless Charging Standard to Compete with Qi

Some of you may already own a BackBerry Z30 packed with Qi wireless charging technology. Sadly that is only enabled on Verizon but hopefully BlackBerry is going to implement it in all future devices. Recently Qi’s competitors, the Power Matters Alliance (PMA) and Alliance for Wireless Power (A4WP), decided to consolidate and establish a universal…

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Magic Liquid Makes Your Favorite Gloves Touch Screen Friendly

Have you ever used your nose to unlock your touchscreen phone in chilly weather because you want to stay warm and not take your hands out of your pockets? Now, this awkwardness can come to an end with Nanotips, which is a compound liquid that you can apply to your gloves’ tips to make them…

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All EA Games FREE Until February 28th on BlackBerry 10

There is am awesome deal going on from EA in BlackBerry World until the end of the month. BlackBerry announced on their blog that all EA games (based on your region) are free until February 28th. This includes Plants vs Zombies, NBA Jam, Monopoly, Bejeweled, and more! The discount should show up for everybody but…

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Google Offered US$10 Billion For Whatsapp

Just as you thought FaceBook was the only contender in the instant messaging-bidding race, here comes another interesting titbit. Fortune is reporting that Google too offered to acquire WhatsApp, for us$10 Billion dollars, almost half of what FaceBook had offered of US$19 Billion (US$16 Billion + us$3 Billion). Also, Google’s bid also apparently came without…

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Shopping for eBay Brings Native App to BlackBerry 10

  eBay decided to only release their Android app ported to BlackBerry 10 on BlackBerry World and they have not updated it since August. BlackBerry was once rumored to be working on their own native client for eBay but that seems to have been scrapped. Tundra Core has jumped on the opportunity by creating their…

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Pseudo @BlackBerryCEO Hits Twitter – Hilarity Ensues…

BlackBerry’s CEO took to the official BlackBerry blog to respond to a marketing message by T-Mobile last week. During that time T-Mobile’s CEO was all over Twitter being his eccentric self and calling out John Chen. Now some enterprising individual has taken it upon himself to bring BlackBerry CEO John Chen to Twitter whether he…

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Possible BlackBerry Q30 “Windermere” Prototype Spotted With Touch Sensitive Keys

  Earlier today we caught a picture of an early prototype BlackBerry that sort of looks like a basterdized BlackBerry Q10. The pictures were spotted by bbnews.pl via Webio. This device matches up with the square double resolution BlackBerry Q30 “Windermere” that was spotted in BlackBerry 10 OS files in the past. The device is…

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Facebook Agrees to Buy WhatsApp in $19 Billion Deal

There have been rumors of this happening for awhile now but as of today it is official. Facebook announced today that it has reached an agreement to acquire WhatsApp for $4 billion cash, $12 billion in Facebook Class A stock, and $3 billion in Facebook restricted stock for WhatsApp employees. That will essentially make WhatsApp…

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