Austrian news site, derStandard.at got their hands on a pre-production BlackBerry Priv and did a rather nice full up review. They caveat the review with a disclaimer about the unfinished device. Crackberry notes the differences between their device and others we've seen. Most notably the
There is many paths that BlackBerry devices take before their official unveiling, and we've received solid proof today of the upcoming BlackBerry Priv being announced soon. As of October 7th, the Priv has been certified for Bluetooth 4.1 by the Bluetooth SIG.
The regional variants to get Bluetooth SIG certified include:
BlackBerry today announced that China Mobile Hong Kong, the wholly owned subsidiary of China Mobile Limited, is now offering BES12 Cloud, that will provide easy management of iOS, Android™, Windows Phone®, BlackBerry® 10 smartphones and tablets, as well as a wide range of Samsung KNOX and Android for Work smartphones and tablets, to its enterprise customers.
BlackBerry announced today that it has appointed The Honourable Wayne G. Wouters, PC, to the Company's Board of Directors. Mr. Wouters will also serve as a member of the audit and risk management committee of the Board of Directors.
With the addition of Mr. Wouters, the Company's Board of Directors will consist of eight members, seven of whom are independent members.
The rumored launch of the BlackBerry Priv is scheduled for November, and with only a few weeks left before that date it is not surprising that we are going to start seeing more leaks of hardware & spec confirmations.
N4BB posted images earlier this week that confirms many op the BlackBerry Priv's hardware & specs.
Earlier this week, Scotiabank unveiled a series of enhancements to its mobile payment service, My Mobile Wallet. These enhancements expand the number of capable smartphone devices that can be used to access My Mobile Wallet and enable the use of both Scotiabank debit and credit cards.
MY MOBILE WALLET
Use your BlackBerry® 10 smartphone to pay for small everyday purchases like coffee or gas at any participating retailer in Canada, the U.S. and internationally. Securely store your Scotiabank Visa credit or ScotiaCard® debit card information on your smartphone. Then,
I've never been accused of being technologically savvy. I personally like technology that is easy to use and doesn't slow me down. As a former iPhone and Android user I can safely say that BlackBerry 10 wasn't as easy to master as the iPhone was but it is much easier to use than any Android
In mobile commerce, ad requests are key. John Chen said during the recent quarterly earnings statement that he wasn't comfortable where their income from mobile commerce was. Even with this statement, Chen should be delighted with the news that BBM ad requests are hitting at a billion
Secusmart, a subsidiary of BlackBerry Limited, announced today a comprehensive partnership for the Indian market. Joining Secusmart in this partnership is Tata Power Strategic Engineering Division (SED), part of the multinational Indian conglomerate, Tata Group. This collaboration demonstrates BlackBerry’s continued commitment to focus on highly secure and cross-platform solutions throughout the worldwide market.