Review: Game on with Moga Pro Gamepad for BlackBerry 10

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When it comes to gaming, BlackBerry isn’t what comes to mind for most people.  Yet it should.  Even though BlackBerry didn’t build its rich heritage with gaming, BlackBerry 10 is a solid platform for games.  This is in large part to the efforts BlackBerry has done towards supporting the most popular game development platforms such…

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Foxconn-Made BlackBerry Device Gets Bluetooth Certification – Labeled STJ100-1

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BlackBerry’s codename Jakarta will be the first device launched under the John Chen regime. As we get closer to the unveiling of the device, which we’re assuming will be at Mobile World Congress 2014 in Barcelona next month, more and more details will certainly arrive. PhoneArena is now reporting a new device has been approved by the…

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N4BB’s BlackBerry Back to School Guide 2013

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When the new school year comes around, getting ready for the fall semester usually involves getting stocked up.  Whether you’re a parent, on your own, or are simply trying to save a little extra cash on those yearly sales, the back-to-school season has something for everyone.  We’ve put together a very BlackBerry-centric guide on how…

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Apples Lightning Connector; Why it is Good for BlackBerry

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Why would the Lightning connector matter to BlackBerry users you ask? In one word. Fragmentation. Apple has fragmented their connector platform. 3rd party accessory manufacturers had the 30pin connector that they knew if they made an accessory with that 30pin connector over 100million devices could use it. With the introduction of the Lightning connector they don’t have that anymore….

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PlayBook OS 2.1 and Bridge 2.1 Documentation Surface

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Signs of the long-awaited  BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.1 update have appeared.   Technical security details about the Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connections between BlackBerry tablet and smartphones are now public.  The document outlines security features about the PlayBook OS 2.1, BlackBerry Bridge connections, as well as the use of bridge in the enterprise, protecting user information,…

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Mono Bluetooth MP3 Player for BlackBerry Released

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The Pluglocker team have let us know that they just released a cool new app. Mono Bluetooth MP3 Player is an app that will let you play MP3 files on your mono Bluetooth headset. Here’s the full features list: Plays MP3 files (Songs or Audio Books) on your existing Mono Bluetooth Headset (cheaper than stereo)….

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How To Connect My BlackBerry PlayBook and Smartphone Manually

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1. From the home screen, touch Settings. 2. Touch BlackBerry Bridge. 3. Touch Setup. 4. Enter a name for your PlayBook and touch Next. 5. Touch Continue. 6. On your BlackBerry smartphone, open the BlackBerry Bridge application. 7. In the BlackBerry Bridge drop-down menu, select On. 8. Scroll to and select Add New Tablet. 9. Scroll to and select Manual Pairing. 10. The phone will scan for devices. Select your PlayBook from the list….

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RIM Outlines Upcoming APIs for BlackBerry 10 SDKs

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On the BlackBerry Developers Blog, RIM outlined the evolution process of the BlackBerry 10 SDKs until it goes gold. This evolution process will include the addition of new APIs from BlackBerry 10 that developers will have access to. RIM says as they evolve the BlackBerry 10 SDKs, these deep integration APIs will be made available, but…

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