Today, BlackBerry has announced its formal partnership with PT Elang Mahkota Teknologi Tbk. (Emtek), which is an Indonesian based company. Emtek, is Indonesia’s second largest media group, and with this, BlackBerry aims to provide users with more content and services. Whilst the specific financial information is not available, part of the agreement, Emtek’s digital content division KMK Online will also open a Toronto office so it can work more closely with the BlackBerry. Continue reading
Last year, BlackBerry acquired Good Technology which included their Good Dynamics Secure Mobility Platform that is the foundation for the Good Collaboration Suite. BlackBerry has announced that they have completed another phase of the integration of the products to ultimately create the single, comprehensive management experience for enterprise administrators. In addition, BlackBerry has now made AtHoc available for Good Dynamics and new split billing solutions. Continue reading
Last week, BlackBerry announced that M1 has officially partnered with them for BlackBerry’s Enhanced SIM-Based Licensing (ESBL), and allow businesses to get easier access onto BES12. BlackBerry’s Enterprise Service (BES) is BlackBerry’s enterprise mobility management (EMM) solution for companies and organizations to use to manage their mobile deployment of their staff. With this in place, customers do not need to commit to an annual license, but instead, enjoy the flexibility of paying for only what they use on just one mobile bill. Continue reading
BlackBerry has started to push the latest OS update (AAF153) earlier this week and the update was between 1.2GB and 1.8GB depending on the OS that you are updating from. Some of you asked, how come the update is so big, especially when you are already on the Android Marshmallow update. Well, it is not only a software maintenance release, but it also patches a total of 29 vulnerabilities to the OS. Continue reading
Nemory Studios just let us know that they have released a new variant of the Facebook application for BlackBerry 10 devices. This, is in addition, to their native application – Face10, as well as other competing Facebook applications available in the BlackBerry World. However, it is good to note that this is not meant to be a replacement for the native Face10 application though. Continue reading
Earlier today, Samsung unveiled their new highest capacity microSD memory card in the EVO+ lineup. Whilst we have not gotten a chance to try out this line up yet, its performance haven’t seem to be anything stellar from the EVO series yet. However, the claims that Samsung is putting on this particular 256GB microSD card is really interesting. Continue reading
Have an issue with the BlackBerry Priv’s OS? Or feeling itchy for some early marshmallow fun? Well, BlackBerry has updated the autoloader for the BlackBerry Priv to include to Android M update, so if you want to get it early, here it is!
Update: June Autoloader has been updated in this post!
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
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
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