I have always used a Virtual Private Network (VPN) on my legacy BlackBerry’s, Mac, iPhone, iPad, and Android devices. Though, I never could find a solid solution when BlackBerry 10 first released. I stopped looking and basically forgot about it.
However, something compelled me to look again. Sure enough, in BlackBerry World there were finally options. Granted, only two and none of the “big names” in VPN services for BlackBerry 10. Fortunately, some smaller providers still support the platform – and I chose VPN45.
Unless you have the luxury of a corporate VPN, as a general consumer VPN45 is probably the best solution for BlackBerry 10. The pricing [...]
WhatsApp rolled out another new beta version for BlackBerry 10 in the BlackBerry Beta Zone.
The new update, version 2.11.1429.2 isn’t as large as some previous updates. Nevertheless, here’s the changelog:Improved display of location messages on the chat screen Prevent indexing of user-selected ringtones Prevent display of unsupported characters when receiving emoji from iOS 8.3 users Updated translations Miscellaneous fixes and updates
The new update for WhatsApp can be found in the Beta Zone app. If you don’t have the Beta Zone app, you can get it here.
The popular Vine client, Whine for BlackBerry 10, has got a huge update available now on BlackBerry World. The new version comes with a change log full of improvements and new features. Here’s what’s new:Splash Redesign & Restructure 720p Automatic Recording Support Timestamp Bug Fixed New Dedicated Record Tab Improved Emoji Support Fullscreen Video for Square Displays Support Automatic Hiding & Showing Of Title and Action Bars Persistent Mute Control Application Wide including Settings Optimized Graphics & File Handling Aligned With New OS Libraries Bug Fixes & Overall Improvements
If you don’t have it already, Whine is available in the [...]
A recent study done in five African countries has shown that BlackBerry usage is on the rise and will continue to rise. Commentators even proclaim the smartphone is still seen as a status symbol in Africa.
CNBC Africa published the report, which shows that BlackBerry has a current market share of 6%, and is expected to grow to 16% within the next year.
The study found a lot of interesting data concerning smartphone usage in Kenya, South Africa, Uganda, Nigeria, and Ghana. While BlackBerry will still see stiff competition from the likes of Nokia, Apple, Huawei, Sony and LG, the results showed that an rather surprising number of people questioned would choose a BlackBerry [...]