BlackBerry Jam Direct Virtual Conference Replay Now Available

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If you’re a developer, or simply a hardcore BlackBerry that likes to find out the latest and greatest about the BlackBerry 10 operating system you’re going to want to check this out. In case you missed it yesterday, the BlackBerry Jam Direct Virtual Conference replay is available to watch, learn, and enjoy what’s coming up…

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BlackBerry Shafts Native Developers In Light of Amazon Licensing Deal

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For all their talk, BlackBerry has fallen back on double-speak addressing key developer partners of the changes to come with the addition of the Amazon Appstore on BlackBerry 10. A maintenance release to BlackBerry 10.2.1 will bring the catalog to BlackBerry devices toward the end of July. Chen has established this deal to ease the…

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BlackBerry Global Alliances and Ecosystems VP Marty Mallick Leaves The Company

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BlackBerry has been undergoing an extensive strategic change under CEO John Chen that has the company looking at enterprise as their main focus. With the Amazon deal having been reached, and over 240,000 apps making their way to BlackBerry 10 devices soon, some additional changes have taken place for BlackBerry in the executive ranks on…

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BlackBerry Jam Direct Scheduled for June 24th

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If you’re a BlackBerry developer, then this is good news for you. A new BlackBerry Jam Developer event has been scheduled for June 24th and will be about BlackBerry 10.3. Developers will get the chance to preview BlackBerry OS 10.3 and learn how to integrate the new features in their apps. The event can be found…

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Clearing Up The BlackBerry 10.3 vs 10.3.1 Update Confusion

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BlackBerry’s release of their 10.3 SDK this morning brought a lot of attention to the Classic, and future BlackBerry 10 updates to the community, while unfortunately including a little bit of confusion as to how things are going to launch. BlackBerry’s developers post stated [Bold emphasis is ours]: “Another important note for developers is that…

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BlackBerry Beta Zone Now Open for Developers

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BlackBerry announced yesterday that developers are now able to beta test their BlackBerry 10 applications through the Beta Zone. We’ve know that, up until now, only BlackBerry’s app we’re being tested, but soon we’ll start seeing third party apps as well. You’ll be able to easily distinguish between a Third Party and a BlackBerry beta…

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BlackBerry Launches Mobile App Development Award

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BlackBerry announced the launch of the BlackBerry Smartphone App Development Award for Canada-Wide Science Fair 2014, the largest and most established science-based competition for students in the country. BlackBerry’s new award will provide students with the opportunity of showing their skill by building the best mobile application. Winner will receive one-on-one mentorship with a BlackBerry mobile application developer expert,…

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BlackBerry 10.3 Developer Roadmap Published

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BlackBerry has published the roadmap for their next OS update, 10.3, today in the BlackBerry Developer Blog. The new SDKs are scheduled to land in May of this year, and will provide some awesome updates for developers to work with. It is noteworthy though, the Adobe AIR will no longer be included as a runtime…

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Unity Now Fully Support BlackBerry 10

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Unity Technologies has announced that the BlackBerry add-on for Unity Pro is now available, for free. What does this mean? Now, any Unity developer can port their 2D and 3D content to BlackBerry 10 without any additional cost. This is great news, not only for the developers but also for us BlackBerry 10 users.They’ll be…

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BlackBerry Z30 Apps Will Work On Z3

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BlackBerry has sent out an email to developers today letting them know their Z30-compatible apps will work with the upcoming BlackBerry Z3. While BlackBerry still doesn’t mention the Z3′s resolution, they do mention the two devices similar screen size (5 inches), and the fact that 10.2.1 is available for both smartphones. BlackBerry also includes a…

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