From day 0, BlackBerry 10 launched with support for android apps, however we have come a long way since then on firstly the performance of those apps and also how to get them on your device. First you had to install them with command line, then we got dedicated sideload apps that put a UI [...]
Happening right now as I speak, BlackBerry’s CEO has just announced the BlackBerry Z3, its entry level effort in partnership with Foxconn, the device, pictured above would be available from April this year, first as a 3G only variant, with an LTE capable version coming right behind it. “We’re pretty confident the phone will get into [...]
It’s been exactly a year (as at the time of writing this) since Techsuplex was in South Africa for the global launch of BlackBerry’s shiny new OS; BlackBerry 10 and the Z10, BlackBerry’s first of a new generation of hardware devices to compliment the newly minted OS. Having used both the Z10 and the BlackBerry [...]
While instagram is still missing from the BlackBerry World, between side loading the android client and paying for third-party client Blackgram, many had their Instagram fix. iGrann which was still a beta when we last looked at it, is now also out and available for download in BlackBerry World. Besides being absolutely free, iGrann is [...]
So much has been said about the state of BlackBerry now and if there are chances of a comeback. One of the grey, often misreported bits of information about BlackBerry though, is about their hardware unit. Contrary to some of the information out there, BlackBerry isn’t ditching their hardware division any time soon. They would [...]
Pacemaker which I voted as one of the best apps on the BlackBerry Playbook last year and arguably one of the best apps on BlackBerry 10 is available for free on BlackBerry 10 for today only as part of BlackBerry’s countdown to Christmas promo. The app is the software reincarnation of the original pacemaker hardware [...]
After the speculations and leaked images of Google Play running on BlackBerry 10, and BlackBerry’s denial of any such plan, I have gotten a few emails asking if I had a workaround for getting Google Play running on BlackBerry 10 devices. While I don’t have a workaround for getting Google Play itself on a BlackBerry [...]
Been a while since I posted a BlackBerry 10 leak, there have been many with a bunch of new features, but most of them aren’t far from the officially available BlackBerry 10.2 so I skipped them. Well, that all changes today as a new one worth posting has leaked. The new leak OS 10.2.1.1055 brings [...]
Yes, you read that right. A new rumour has hit the inter-webs regarding the next BlackBerry 10 OS update. According to the rumour which first appeared in CrackBerry’s forums, the next version of BlackBerry 10, (10.2.1) would come with Google Play and access to Google Services pre-installed, thereby allowing app downloads directly from Google store [...]
After months of having to go through the “pain” (I exaggerate obviously) of sideloading the android port of instagram, today you have not one but two options to get instagram running natively on your BlackBerry 10 device. BlackGram is built from the ground up as a native BlackBerry 10 app and uses cloud servers much [...]
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