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Porsche design BlackBerry P’9981 available at Harrods


BlackBerry news can come from some unusual sources. According to the Harrods app for iOS, the BlackBerry P‘9981 smartphone has been released exclusively at Harrods, London, in a unique colour. The Harrods app explains that: [In] January, iconic luxury brand Porsche Design [launched] a new look smartphone, exclusively at Harrods. The Porsche Design P‘9981 from Blackberry consists of a stainless ... Read More »

BlackBerry® PlayBook™ Rapid Charging Pod Review

Foreword BlackBerry® OEM or ‘official’ accessories always seem to be well made and the BlackBerry® PlayBook™ Rapid Charging Pod is no exception. I have had the charging stand for nearly two weeks now and it has become an integral part of my BlackBerry® PlayBook™ tablet’s wardrobe. I never have to worry about the battery running out as it charges whilst ... Read More »

Evernote® pulled from BlackBerry® World?


One of BlackBerry 10’s selling point apps at launch was the very popular Evernote however it looks like the app has now been pulled from BlackBerry World just days after its release. You can still sign in via the BlackBerry® Hub and see the notes via the Remember app but there is absolutely no sight of an application in BlackBerry® ... Read More »

Amiga Inc. bring retro games to the PlayBook™ and BlackBerry® 10

Amiga Inc.

The Amiga was a game changing console in the 80s. Many people won’t even be aware of its existence. Most of their games aren’t even in 3D! However for those classic gamers out there, here is a list of the titles from the Amiga that have been released especially for BlackBerry® PlayBook™ and BlackBerry® 10. Alien Breed Alien Breed Special ... Read More »

Skype™ anyone?


Six months ago if someone had told me that the BlackBerry® would get Skype™ and Instagram™ on board with the new BB10 operating system I would have said “in your wildest dreams”. Well for BlackBerry® 10 users, dreams apparently do come true. On January 30th, Research in Motion® became BlackBerry®. With this change a new ethos has emerged. BlackBerry® are ... Read More »

Superbowl XLVII commercial teaser from BlackBerry


Via Twitter today, BlackBerry has released a teaser for their SuperBowl XLVII commercial that will air in the USA on the 3rd February 2013. The Ravens will play the 49ers at 6.30pm ET, or 23:30 in the UK. I don’t know much about football (American, British or Australian) and so that’s all I can say except it will be an ... Read More »

Where to buy the Z10

BlackBerry Z10

On January 30th, BlackBerry 10 was announced. We saw many familiar features from leaks around the globe, the hub, peek, balance, flow and BlackBerry World. In addition to this, we received confirmation of what prices the Z10 would retail at. In the UK we have been fortunate to receive the device the day after launch. Other countries such as the ... Read More »

BlackBerry Desktop Software Updated

BlackBerry Link Logo

During a Google+ Hangout for the #BB10 Launch yesterday, a lot of interesting questions were raised. One that +Edward Cook raised was “where are the announcements about the desktop software?”. Well, thanks to Edward, Land of BlackBerry can now divulge that BlackBerry Desktop Software was updated to BlackBerry Link for BB10 phones but not mentioned during the webcast. BlackBerry Link ... Read More »

New York Times app for BlackBerry 10 confirmed

News just in. The New York Times app will be available on BB10! The (new) New York Times app was launched at the BlackBerry 10 launch event earlier today and Land of Technology were given the press release (below). The New York Times app will include more than 25 sections of news, information and opinion, videos, slide shows, graphics and ... Read More »

Vodafone UK Press Release on BB10

Following the launch, Land of BlackBerry has found out the price plans for the BlackBerry Z10 from Vodafone UK and that it will be the Vodafone’s first 4G-ready device. Price Plans According to a press release (below), the Z10 will come in at various price points. It mentions that the Z10 will be available on January 31st also, but no ... Read More »