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Get the BlackBerry Q10 at Selfridges this weekend

News just in from the Carphone Warehouse team: You can be amongst the first in the UK with a BlackBerry Q10 if you head over to the company’s concession in Selfridges, London, this weekend. The device itself will cost you £579.95 sim-free from them. Or you can reduce that dramatically with a contract (the phone […]

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Screenshots of the new MIR app for BlackBerry 10

Standby for some screenshots of the all new Mobile Industry Review application for BlackBerry 10, authored in about 4 minutes thanks to BlackBerry App Generator.

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Video: How to create an app for BlackBerry World in 4 minutes

That’s it! I used the BlackBerry App Generator tool from Mippin to create the MIR application for BlackBerry 10 in about 4 minutes. The process was ridiculously simple. Indeed I spent more time locating the MIR logos on DropBox than I did configuring the tool. It’s really, really smart. I’d already established a free BlackBerry […]

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Exclusive sit-down Q&A with BlackBerry’s Alec Saunders

I sat down this morning with Alec Saunders, BlackBerry’s top developer relations chap, to find out more about him and his approach to growing the company’s application ecosystem. My questions are in bold. Hello Alec! Give us a quick overview of your previous career before BlackBerry? Set the scene for us. I was a Waterloo […]

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Devices Opinion

Exclusive interview BlackBerry’s European MD, Stephen Bates

I sat down today at BlackBerry Jam Europe with the company’s European Managing Director Stephen Bates and asked him a range of questions about the company’s recent launch. My questions are in bold. Hi there Stephen, tell us about last week’s launch? For me it was an amazing event to actually get to the point […]

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Here’s a look at that exclusive, bright Red BlackBerry Z10

I’ve had some emails from people asking about the red BlackBerry Z10 announced this morning, exclusively for developers. The only different is the colour. You can buy the black or white version in the UK today, but you can only get hold of the red one if you’ve developed and submitted an app to BlackBerry […]

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BlackBerry Jam Europe: Alec Saunders and his team are rocking

Sitting today in the keynote at BlackBerry Jam Europe, I could see how BlackBerry was able to attract the largest app catalogue at launch ever, for any computing platform. The answer is loyalty and inclusivity, prompted and enhanced by BlackBerry’s now legendary developer relations team. I could feel the respect, care and attention for the […]

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10 Things I Love About The BlackBerry Z10

I’ve only had the device for a short time and already I am very much appreciating it. Here is a direct feed from my brain: 1. The back case is plastic. Nice quality, but plastic. Which is good. Because my BlackBerry is a tool for getting stuff done. I want to be able to toss […]

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RIM’s BlackBerry 10 announcement in full

  Everything you need to know, direct from RIM, the moment it hit the wires… Waterloo, ON – BlackBerry® (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today launched BlackBerry® 10, the re-designed, re-engineered, and re-invented BlackBerry platform that creates a new and unique mobile computing experience. Available on two new LTE-enabled smartphones, the BlackBerry® Z10 (all-touch) and BlackBerry® […]

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Coming to BlackBerry Jam Europe? Here’s a 50% discount code!

Have you been wondering what the gathering fuss is about? BlackBerry 10 is fast approaching — everything goes nuts tomorrow from about 3pm London Time. Luckily, there’s a conference next week dedicated to the BlackBerry 10 platform. The three keynote speakers are RIM’s top platform executives (Alec Saunders, Christopher Smith and Martyn Mallick) — and […]

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BlackBerry: The 3rd ecosystem hiding in plain sight

It’s BlackBerry week here in the mobile industry. Kicking off the coverage I have an opinion piece for you from James Rosewell, founder of 51Degrees.mobi. His company tracks almost 700 million unique mobile devices every month for tens of thousands of customers that use their device detection and optimisation services. Over to James: – – – […]

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The rather smart unofficial “Port to BlackBerry 10” Twitter tool

I came across this unofficial Port To BlackBerry social service this afternoon and sent out a few automated requests via Twitter. All you need to do is select the app you’d like to see ported to BlackBerry and they’ll create and send a Tweet to that effect on your behalf. The concept being that this […]