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Rumor Ford plans to use QNX for their Sync System Replacing Microsoft

BlackBerry has made some smart acquisitions that I believe we have yet to see their full potential. QNX is the first one and Dash  Navigation which is another one that we don’t really know much of what BlackBerry did with the acquisition. According to a rumored report from Bloomberg Ford is in the process of…

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Hub++ Adds Flip to Silence & Headless Optimizations

The popular BlackBerry 10 LED notification customization app Hub++ just got a nice update in BlackBerry World. The app was made headless in the past but now the app has had some optimizations to improve headless performance. They have also added the ability to flip the phone to silence if you wish. On top of…

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BlackBerry Responds to US Air Force Replacing BlackBerrys with 5,000 iPhones

Yesterday the US Air Force was reported to have replaced 5,000 legacy BlackBerry phones for Apple iPhones. This is all part of an effort to move all Air Force phones to iPhones. Supposedly “In order to keep costs down and save on network resources, BlackBerrys will be turned in and shut off once the user…

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BBM Getting “Stickers” Feature Soon – In Limited Beta Now

Its nice to see BlackBerry not sitting on their laurels with BBM. They just announced that Stickers are coming shortly to BBM and are currently in limited beta. This seems to be BlackBerry’s first attempt to monetize BBM and allows users to purchase sticker packs in collections of 20-25 that relate to a theme or…

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Latest BlackBerry Q30 Windermere Concept Shows Potential

We told you earlier about the leaked BlackBerry Q30 Windermere developer device that was spotted online. Now quiestbml on CrackBerry forums has mocked up a concept of what such a device would look if it were a cleaned up production model instead of a developer prototype. Specifically he took in the new gesture keyboard along…

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Let BlackBerry Know What’s Important to You in their BlackBerry Innovation Survey

At first I thought this survey was only for key enterprise customers but it seems to have been expanded. A few readers sent in the survey link for BlackBerrys Innovation Community after it was posted on N4BB. BlackBerry essentially asks what features are most important to you and what you want to see in future…

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Rakuten Acquired Viber For US$900 Million

I am not entirely sure how we might have missed this news, but FaceBook’s news definitely dwarfed this out. With less than half of Whatsapp users, the amount offered by Rakuten and accepted by Viber is tiny compared to FaceBook’s and Whatsapp deal. Nonetheless, the result was similar – Rakuten had a steep drop of…

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T-Mobile’s CMO Confirms OS 10.2.1 Coming With Wi-Fi Calling Next Month

BlackBerry has been in a little spat with T-Mobile right now but it seems like they are coming to some terms. The latest update is T-Mobile CMO Mike Sievert confirmed on Twitter that they are working on a BlackBerry 10.2.1 update. Supposedly T-Mobile is delayed because they are working on Wi-Fi calling integration. Sadly this…

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