Category: BlackBerry apps

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BlackBerry announces mobile app development award for Canada-Wide Science Fair

BlackBerry and its former co-CEOs have a long history of giving back to young Canadians interested in the sciences. Today, BlackBerry announced a new mobile development award for the Canada-Wide Science Fair 2014. The Smartphone App Development Award has three age categories: Junior, Intermediate, and Senior. To be eligible, students must build a mobile application

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BlackBerry confirms desktop video chat coming to its eBBM Suite of products

BlackBerry currently has over 85 million BBM (BlackBerry Messenger) users across its platforms. The app is available on BlackBerry, iPhone, Android and coming soon to Windows Phone. Rumours have always pointed towards the Waterloo-based company bringing its popular messaging service to the desktop and this looks to be true. In an interview with PC Mag,

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BBM stickers coming in update next week

As part of a briefing today outlining the company’s monetization strategy for BBM, BlackBerry demonstrated its upcoming virtual goods platform. What does a ‘virtual goods platform’ mean, exactly? For now: stickers, and lots of them. David Proulx, BlackBerry’s Senior Director of BBM Business Development, said that the mandate for BBM’s virtual goods store is to

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Facebook for BlackBerry 10 updated, brings Newsfeed Sorting

Quick update for all the Facebook for BlackBerry 10 user. The popular social app has been updated today, now at version 10.4, and brings a few notable improvements. The update should be hitting your device and appear in BlackBerry World within the 24-hours, but here’s the complete change log: Newsfeed Sorting – sort your newsfeed

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Foursquare for BlackBerry 10 gets facelift and optimizations

After overhauling the iOS version of its app just before the New Year, Foursquare has released a significant update to its BlackBerry 10 app. The new version of Foursquare features redesigned venue and profile pages with a flatter, more iOS-like design, as well as new information like delivery options for each venue integrated with Grubhub

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BlackBerry currently testing ads within BBM Channels

BlackBerry was seeking to fill the position of “Director Media Sales for BBM Channels” last year. This was a role that hinted the Waterloo-based company was potentially going to made its new social platform a source a revenue, specifically for users to “advertise their Channels by sending invites to BBM users within the channel owner’s

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