UTB Blogcast #15

A community fractured or a community united?

A week of turmoil leads to some sad goodbyes and new beginnings.

Fan campaigns and BlackBerry sends Apple a message.

Join us as we chat about the week’s events.


By |October 2nd, 2015|5 Comments

Press Release – BES12 Chosen by PSA Peugeot Citroen for Cross-Platform Enterprise Mobility Management

Paris, France – October 1st 2015 – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ: BBRY; TSX: BB), global leader in secure mobile communications, today announced that PSA Peugeot Citroën the second largest car manufacturer in Europe, selected BES®12 for Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM). For PSA Peugeot Citroën, BES12 is a secure multi-OS solution able to manage a wide range […]

By |October 2nd, 2015|5 Comments

Press Release – Airbus Group Adopts BES12 To Securely Manage Its Global Multi OS Mobile Fleet

Paris, France – October 1, 2015 – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ: BBRY; TSX: BB), a global leader in secure mobile communications, today announced that Airbus Group, a world leader in aeronautics, astronautics and defense, has once again renewed its confidence in BlackBerry by upgrading to BES®12, a multi-OS EMM solution by BlackBerry, to securely manage its […]

By |October 2nd, 2015|2 Comments

BBC trials HTML5 iPlayer on BlackBerry 10.3.1+

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) announced yesterday that their online TV catchup service BBC iPlayer is transitioning from using Adobe’s security-issue-ridden Flash Player plugin to employing HTML5 (the current standard code for creating websites) instead. Obviously, from a security standpoint this is great news for everyone; however this is of particular interest to BlackBerry users […]

By |October 1st, 2015|7 Comments

T-Mobile activates WiFi calling!


For those of you on T-Mobile, the latest OS10 beta ( allows you access to WiFi calling. […]

By |October 1st, 2015|8 Comments

We Want To Know, Why Do You Choose BlackBerry?

One of our own BlackBerry community members came up with an ingenious idea to promote BlackBerry. That idea is to let us, the BlackBerry users, tell the world why we choose BlackBerry.

James H. Jackson Jr. is asking for those of us within the BlackBerry community, to answer a single question, “Why do you choose BlackBerry?” in […]

By |September 30th, 2015|5 Comments

BlackBerry Invades Apple’s Privacy

“I believe BlackBerry is finally ready to go on the offensive, instead of the defensive, in the smartphone wars.”

I wrote that last night, fully convinced that this was happening. Little did I know that the first strike would be today. Apple created a new page proclaiming their concern for users privacy. Whether we believe them […]

By |September 30th, 2015|2 Comments

BlackBerry Partnering with 1010 Hong Kong to Bring BES 12 Cloud to Customers

September 30th Hong Kong!  BlackBerry this morning announced that it was offering it’s BES12 Cloud Based MDM for Hong Kong based Cell Phone Carrier 1010’s Enterprise customers. Here’s the announcement:
Hong Kong – September 30, 2015 – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ: BBRY; TSX: BB), a global leader in secure mobile communications, today announced that 1O1O is now […]

By |September 30th, 2015|2 Comments

BBM Update Available

Well, it’s update time with BBM.

This time the version comes with PayPal integration which has been tested in the Betazone for a little while now. Also this update includes sticker club subscriptions and further enhancements.

So get over to BlackBerry World and bring your BBM into October 2015.

Edit: At this stage, the PayPal and sticker subscription features […]

By |September 30th, 2015|3 Comments

Profile Manager from Rad.Systems

You may recall back on June 18, 2015 I posted about an app named Call Recordr. Actually there were two posts as I chatted with the developer, Rad.Systems about the app. Click here to see the developer response post. Recently Rad.Systems sent me a note to tell me about their new app called Profile Manager. While I’m […]

By |September 30th, 2015|2 Comments