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BB10.2 SDK beta released, supports Jelly Bean apps

The folks over at BlackBerry have just announced the SDK beta release of BB10.2, an update for the mobile OS bundled with the BlackBerry Z10 and Q10. There are enhancements to various parts of BB10 in this update – with this being a developer release, there are several …

BlackBerry Q10 – Review

I’ve had the BlackBerry Q10 for a couple of weeks now and I’ve grown to love like it quite a bit. The Q10 is the new age Bold, with premium materials, high end specs and a new ish OS. This in theory is the device that would persuade …

BlackBerry Q10 pricing and release date (ish)

Yes, the moment hardcore keyboard BlackBerry users have been waiting for inches ever closer. After rumours that the company had temporarily refocused on bringing BB10 to its 7 inch PlayBook, some sort of delay has seemed inevitable. Thankfully this won’t happen as Clove has posted that the release …

Foursquare for BlackBerry 10 updated: brings feature parity

About time that Blackberry is getting some love from Foursquare – it’s been a staple of blackberry users from its announcement on the original platform, now BB10 devices are getting the same love that Foursquare has splashed on iOS owners. Along with the usual smattering of bug fixes …

Adventures of a Blackberry virgin part 2 – the Z10 keyboard

My first fumble with the BlackBerry Z10 hub was uninspiring, but what about the fancy new keyboard? A revolution of data input, or a typo waiting to happen? BlackBerry are pushing this hard as one of the must see features of BB10, so today I’ll adjust the anglepoise …

Adventures of a BlackBerry virgin part 1 – The Blackberry Hub

In the first of my series of spotlight features I’ll be looking at the new BlackBerry Hub and how it works in BB10 on the Z10 that Vodafone have kindly leant to me. First Boot BB10 is a gesture based operating system, that’s explained when the phone boots …

BlackBerry Z10 – Video overview

I seem to have a got a name for myself somehow. I’m known across the t’interwebs for many things (sorry, I needed the money) but you may know me as “the guy who films videos in the car”. I’ve not done one for a while, so it’s time …

Coolsmartphone BB10 Roundup

We’ll be updating this post with our latest posts on the BlackBerry 10 launch earlier today. So far, we have published: Blackberry 10 – Live with Coolsmartphone BlackBerry Z10 coming to Three UK Developers partner with BlackBerry for BB10 launch Vodafone UK launches its first ‘4G-ready’ phone, the …

RIM rebrands; now just BlackBerry

Something else to come out of today’s BB10 announcement was that Research In Motion are rebranding to become BlackBerry, representing a unification of the devices and the brand behind them. It shows how RIM are playing hard to re-invent themselves in a rapidly changing mobile environment, and I …

RIM hints licensing switch and more

The RIM CEO, Thorsten Heins, has spoken in an interview to the German site De Welt (The World, for those of you less versed in the German language), revealing some rather interesting proposals for the future of Research in Motion. Having finally found a use for the German …

New BlackBerry phone pics spied in the wild

  We picked up the news on Christmas eve, but some of us weren’t able to post up in a timely fashion (I was busy doing Christmas things, my bad). However the BlackBerry has been spied and that traditional blurrycam has the pictures to prove it. As an …

No WhatsApp on BB10?

If you just saw the exciting news that WhatsApp is now available on Windows Phone 8, now for some not so exciting news and that is it looks like WhatsApp will not be coming to BlackBerry 10 OS which launches around the world on January 30th 2013. This …

The tablet market. It’s all over – [opinion]

Well,that’s that then. October 23rd 2012 – The launch of the iPad Mini. Put the date in your diary. The date that any competition in the tablet market officially disappears. Maybe I’m a little premature in forecasting impending doom for competition within the sector but let’s be honest, with …

New Blackberry Aristo handset specs leak

As 2012 draws ever nearer to a close, Blackberry fans will be getting more and more excited for the launch of BB10.  Currently scheduled for release in early 2012, the new OS which was shown off last month at Blackberry Jam is beginning to create a bit of …

BB10 gets screen resolutions confirmed.

  Recently RIM CEO, Thorsten Heins, has had a bit of a hard time; he’s in charge of a company whose handsets are starting to look outdated and they seem to be lacking ideas. But, the promised land of BB10 is just around the corner and the company …

Blackberry OS10 to make its debut in October?

The troubled smartphone maker RIM has slated October for its make or break release of BB10, the new operating system based on the best parts of QNX that powers the Playbook and BB7 which is currently on the Bold series.  RIM’s CEO, Thorsten Heins, has stated we’ll see …