BlackBerry turns to Amazon for apps

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BlackBerry on Wednesday announced a new licensing agreement with Amazon which sees the hardware maker employing the Appstore for its handsets. Once realized, smartphones which run the forthcoming BBOS 10.3 will be able to tap into the Amazon Appstore and its more than 200,000 applications. Yes, ...

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Google Buys Divide, An Enterprise Android Company

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Divide, an enterprise Android company which is known for its work in in putting your work-life onto your smartphone, has recently been acquired by Google. This comes just after the Twitch acquire. After Divide announced they were bought by Google they also stated, “Divide will work as it ...

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Blackberry updating BBM to allow for larger file sharing

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If you are one of the users who are still using BBM then there’s a big update coming your way which will offer larger file sharing and new features for group chats. Bringing BBM in line with most other cross-platform messaging services, users will now be able to share photos in group ...

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BBM 2.0 is on its way to Android

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Due to a few trip ups in launching BBM for Android, many users ditched it early on. And lately it seems as though Blackberry is working to do something about that. Blackberry Messenger 2.0 for Android is (almost) here! BBM has been updating like crazy in the past few weeks, making some decent ...

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BBM for Android updated with “find friends” functionality

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  Blackberry is rolling out an update to BBM for Android and iOS that lets users search and find friends from their contacts. Previously, there wasn’t really a decent way to find other users. Now, it will read your contacts and let you know who is using the service. Also, if your ...

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BBM for Android to launch today, but there’s a catch

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BlackBerry’s attempt to launch BBM for Android and iOS users has been anything but smooth. The launch was delayed, according to BlackBerry, due to a leaked Android version of the app that resulted in several issues. Fast forward nearly a month and BlackBerry has announced it’s going ...

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BlackBerry Messenger finally arrives this coming weekend

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As if the masses were still holding its breath, BBM is set to debut on Android 4.0+ devices on September 21.

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Android support for Blackberry Enterprise Management Suite announced in BEM 10.1

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If you’re part of a corporate environment, chances are pretty hefty that you’re familiar with Blackberry’s Enterprise Management Suite. Now, however, Blackberry has announced that along with Enterprise Service 10.1, there will come support for Android devices. In other words, ...

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RIM courting Android developers with ‘Last Chance Port-a-Thon”

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RIM, looking to attract Android developers to the other side of the tracks, is holding a “BlackBerry 10 Last Chance Port-A-Thon” this coming weekend. What’s more, RIM is also asking for other devs, including those who have written for Native, Qt, HTML5/Web, and Adobe AIR to ...

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Samsung considering licensing Blackberry, sources indicate

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According to a hot new rumor from Boy Genius Report‘s Jonathan Geller, Samsung is taking a look at licensing pieces of Blackberry’s OS. In a move that would help Samsung create added features for their Android smartphones, it opens up the idea of integrating Blackberry messenger. ...

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Images of RIM’s BlackBerry Messenger for Android Leak Online

We’ve been expecting Research in Motion’s BlackBerry Messenger application for Android for more than a few months now, however things finally look to be coming to a head.  TechnoBuffalo has received what appears to be some of the first images of the messaging client ahead of ...

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Monitor your Kid’s Smart Phone via PhoneSheriff

According to a press release, Retina-X Studios has recently release PhoneSheriff. This mobile application spans its services across Android, BlackBerry, WP7, and iOS. PhoneSheriff is an application made for parents to view and monitor all of their child’s smart phone activity. When ...

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Samsung Galaxy Pro Hits Three UK

There is no doubt that Android is the fastest growing mobile OS in the world. A lot of people are migrating from other operating systems to Android. Most of these people are Symbian and BlackBerry users. Both these types of users face problems with Android because they are moving from a ...

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RIM Trying to Make Their Playbook Tablet Capable of Running Android Apps?

Bloomberg is reporting that RIM (creators of the Blackberry) is working on making Android Apps run on their upcoming tablet debut, the Blackberry Playbook. While it is still a mystery of how, it is still an interesting topic and quite a controversial one for Android users.

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US-Based Android shares slowing down, and near-even with iPhone

While Android is still growing, the fall showed a slight decline according to comScore data. It only climbed 2.1 percent over the past month, which is still growth, but not as much as before.

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