N4BB’s BlackBerry Back to School Guide 2013


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

New BlackBerry Mini Bluetooth Speaker


BlackBerry is releasing a new Bluetooth speaker. We went hands on to see how well the small speakers pumped out music and what features were available. Check it out in

Apples Lightning Connector; Why it is Good for BlackBerry


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

PlayBook OS 2.1 and Bridge 2.1 Documentation Surface


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

How To Connect My BlackBerry PlayBook and Smartphone Manually


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

RIM Outlines Upcoming APIs for BlackBerry 10 SDKs


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