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Marshmallow OS Update Starts To Land For BlackBerry Priv!

After a rather short beta stint, BlackBerry today has announced the availability of the Android Marshmallow update (Android M) for the BlackBerry Priv device. The update will roll out in stages and will see full rollout as well as its arrival for local sets starting from May 3. For those whom have purchased from us for the US sets, the update should start rolling out tonight. Continue reading

Review: Lexar Professional 1000x UHS-II microSD (64GB)

Lexar Professional 1000x MicroSDXC (64GB) Retail Front

Keeping in line with cutting edge, Lexar released their first UHS-II capable microSD card, that allows them to use an additional lane of connection pins to achieve faster speeds. This is one of the first few microSD’s sporting this additional set of pins, and whilst there are relatively little devices that are capable of using this just yet, Lexar also included a set of UHS-II capable microSD card reader that runs on USB 3.0. So just how much faster can this card go? Let us find out! Continue reading

BlackBerry Priv Marshmallow Beta To Start Rolling Out Shortly

BlackBerry announced that they were opening up the Beta for BlackBerry Priv Marshmallow update (beta) last week and opened the doors for registration. Now, they have confirmed in the Beta Zone that the beta OS will start rolling out to the first wave of registered testers later today (or tomorrow morning in our time) if you have registered successfully for the first wave. In addition, the OTA update requires you to have other functions turned on. Continue reading

Review: Kingston Class 10 UHS-I (64GB) microSDXC Card [SDC10G2]

Kingston SDC10G2 microSDXC Retail Packaging

Card manufacturers are always improving their line up of memory cards and we have seen that from SanDisk, whom have kept their card brand/series constant whilst refreshing and improving on it. Now Kingston is on it too, with their latest microSD refresh for their standard card line up. In this case, they now have omitted the maximum write speed, but rather, only highlighting its maximum read speed. Continue reading

BlackBerry Update BBM With Privacy Control Pack Now Free!

BBM Cross Platform

A few days back, BlackBerry released updates for BBM on Android and BlackBerry devices. Now, the update is being pushed to iOS as well, which you should be seeing in the App store too. With this new update, you can now take advantage of enhanced privacy and control features that allows you to take control over the messages and content that you share without any subscription fees. Continue reading

Want Marshmallow on BlackBerry Priv First? Join The Beta!

Earlier over the weekend, we mentioned about the BlackBerry Priv is expected to get the Marshmallow OS update real soon. Now, for those who are very eager and want to test it – albeit some bugs, BlackBerry is giving you the chance by letting you opt in on a beta program. In fact, apart from getting a taste of Marshmallow OS first, you will get access to security patches – even before it is rolled out in the official patches! Continue reading

BlackBerry Priv April Update Rolling Out

The April security patch for the BlackBerry Priv is now available to download OTA from BlackBerry. The update, which weighs in around 20.9MB, brings some further security enhancements to the phone. As this is just being rolled out, change log is not yet readily available.
Update: It seems like this is the same version BlackBerry pushed out in the US last week to patch a rooting vulnerability, so the patch has just reached our shores!
Update 2: Changelog is now available! Continue reading

BlackBerry 10 Not Going To EOL Anytime Soon

Aside from the Marshmallow update for the BlackBerry Priv, during the BlackBerry Q4 Fiscal 2016 Earnings Call, BlackBerry CEO John Chen too talked about the BlackBerry 10 OS. Whilst the latest revision, 10.3.3, has been popping up in BlackBerry servers, the official release has been pushed back to June as BlackBerry has not yet received the required certification from NIAP. Apart from that, he too mentioned a little about the OS 10.3.4. Continue reading

BlackBerry Priv And Android Marshmallow

As per the earnings call earlier, BlackBerry has now confirmed that Android 6.0 Marshmallow will be rolling out to the BlackBerry Priv by late April, early May. The Android Marshmallow brings about a whole series of updates and improvements, and it is understandable that with many other devices running it already, the wait seems long. But that said, the wait is about to end! Continue reading