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John Chen Confirms Apple CarPlay is Powered By QNX “Underlying Technology”

One of the small tidbits that came out during John Chen’s intro on the financials call was about Apple CarPlay. Chen confirmed that there is a consortium for the connected car called MirrorLink based on DLNA. This is on top of heavy hints about this in the past. He confirmed that Apple is now compatible…

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BBM Channels Growing Quickly With Top Brands

Update: I forgot to check these brands to make sure they had not already showed up. Turns out they have been there for a bit already. Now BlackBerry just needs to get more brands. BlackBerry’s CEO, John Chen, confirmed today that BBM is attracting some top channel partners. There are already quite a few big names…

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BBM Hits 113 Million Registered Users with 500,000 Channels & More

BlackBerry gave us a taste of how BBM is doing in their conference call today. Specifically they gave us their number of users actively using the service every month. Currently they have 85 million monthly active users and 113 million registered users. On top of that they have almost tripled the number of BBM Channels…

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BlackBerry Strikes Deal with Wistron for New Run of BlackBerry 7 Bold Devices

BlackBerry 10 has been around for well over a year now and the older BlackBerry 7 devices are still outselling them 2 to 1. Now BlackBerry’s CEO has conceded that he is hearing the demand from customers and has struck a deal with manufacturer Wistron to produce BlackBerry 7 Bold devices. This is a new…

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BlackBerry Z3 To Have A LTE Version Soon!

Earlier on, when the BlackBerry Z3 was first released, John said that the device will come in mainly a 3G variant. It will launch next month in the Indonesia, and coming to Thailand and India next. Taking only just 4 months to complete the design and manufacturing, it will feature a LTE variant next.

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BlackBerry Has “Faint Signs of Life”

After hearing from Jim Cramer on his optimism for BlackBerry, here’s another one from Dan Burrows at the Investor Place, housing a opposing pessimistic view. He believes that the latest quarterly results show BlackBerry to be in better financial shape than it was a few months ago, but profitability and growth are still notional at…

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BBM May Soon Be on Desktops, Microsoft Windows and Nokia X phones

BlackBerry may bring BBM to desktop computers in the coming months, whilst Microsoft Windows Phones, and the Nokia X platforms will be coming soon, according to Reuters. This move will allow big company employees and government agencies to communicate across platforms on their desktop without skipping a beat.

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Foursquare For BlackBerry 10 Updated!

After the beta twitter update, here we have the official update for BlackBerry 10 for Foursquare. Updated to version 10.4.1.1708, this is mainly a bug fix/maintenance update. Grab it now!

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