The ios8 Saga Continues with a Text Messaging Bug

For many iOS8 users who have had to endure a botched launch with so many issues, their frustration have continued with yet another bug.  The latest one being a new bug discovered in the Messages app.  If a certain string of characters sent to an iPhone user via iMessage or SMS, when opened by the […]

By |May 27th, 2015|4 Comments

What do Billionaires Know about Making Money?

While most of the financial world runs around screaming about acquisitions takeovers and layoffs, those with excellent financial track records are quietly and calmly tuning out the noise and investing in BlackBerry.

Harvard Educated billionaire, not the first in a long line of educated and wealthy investors, bought 15 million in BlackBerry shares according to Motley […]

By |May 27th, 2015|2 Comments

Apple’s Latest (so called) Innovation

Apple innovates! So say the iPhonians. We’ve seen time and time again their innovation. The Mac was not the first home computer. The iPhone was not the first smartphone. The iPod was not the first MP3 player. The iPad was not the first tablet. The Apple Watch, well, you know.

What Apple does, is put […]

By |May 26th, 2015|4 Comments

A Conversation with BlackBerry CEO John Chen

Recently BlackBerry’s CEO, John Chen was interviewed at the Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce. This interview touched on several topics, including the following:

BlackBerry’s turnaround plan
John Chen’s past experience at Sybase and Pyramid Technology
The 3 key company acquisitions since CEO Chen’s arrival (SecureSamrt, Movirtu and WatchDox) and how they tie into BlackBerry’s focus on privacy […]

By |May 26th, 2015|0 Comments

BlackBerry Z3 ‘Top Selling Smartphone’ In South Africa

*WARNING – What you are about to read includes facts that many would lead you to think are impossible. Please read on but continue at your own risk. Or, more likely, your iPhonian and Androidian friends risk as they may spontaneously combust at this news. Do them a favour and, before they read it, stick […]

By |May 26th, 2015|4 Comments

UTB Week in Review (17 May – 23 May 2015)




By |May 26th, 2015|0 Comments

Apple May Yet ‘Invent’ Work Wide

Yes folks there is evidence that Apple may be planning to catch up with two year old technology…maybe in a year or more from now according to this: iMagine this! There are positive signs that Apple is struggling to offer you… what the Microsoft Surface and Samsung Galaxy Tablets have had for like… well […]

By |May 25th, 2015|6 Comments

T-Mobile Customers LOVE The BlackBerry Classic!

It hasn’t taken long.

It’s only been a couple of weeks or so since John Legere himself donned a BlackBerry t-shirt and sported a BlackBerry Classic to advertise the fact that BlackBerry were back on the US carrier. In this short space of time T-Mobile customers have been making themselves heard loud and clear about the […]

By |May 25th, 2015|7 Comments

In Case You Didn’t Know: Who am I?

In case you didn’t know, the “In Case You Didn’t Know” series highlights various not-so-obvious BlackBerry 10 features that once learned are often taken for granted.

Being a UTB contributor, I have privileged access to a group of experienced BlackBerry 10 users, who always are full of tips tricks and knowledge, so I often make the […]

By |May 25th, 2015|5 Comments

BlackBerry Security Wipes out the opposition

Over the last few days, reports have emerged regarding a test conducted by Cambridge University researchers on the effectiveness of the “Factory Reset” function (also known as a “Security Wipe”), which is built in to Android devices (you can read the report here).

The research team tested a total of 21 different Android smartphones from 5 […]

By |May 25th, 2015|4 Comments