BETA : BlackBerry OS Now Available For Selected BETA Participants



For those selected BETA users for BlackBerry OS 10.3.2, a new release has been made available in BlackBerry BETA Zone.

BlackBerry OS is now available which include plenty of bug fixes including improvements to the Android Player.

Again, should your download via OTA interrupted, follow below workaround :

1. DO NOT CANCEL the download

2. Off and On (Restart) your device

3. Re-launched BlackBerry BETA Zone and re-whitelist

4. It should resume the download

Aunty Roy: The Cancer Survivor that Holds on to Life and Her BlackBerry


I was attending a volunteering event for KanWork, a non-profit organization for cancer survivors.

I was their photographer for the event, happy to see all the smiling faces; both young and old, teens and aging.

And after everything was done, I had one last group photo to take; the organizing committee for the Hi-Tea on that day; the volunteers.

Then, all of a sudden, I saw a BlackBerry Z30!

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BETA : WhatsApp BETA Updated To – More Improvements



WhatsApp BETA has been updated in the BlackBerry BETA Zone.

This update brings :-

 New in Beta version
  • Added ability to report spam when receiving individual messages from unknown contacts
  • Added ability to message contacts directly from contact card messages, if applicable
  • Added ‘low data usage’ setting for voice calls (Settings – Media Settings – Call Settings)
  • Added mute option to all chats (not just groups)
  • Fixed: Chat list messaging time formatting wouldn’t update if the app had been running for several days
  • Fixed: Starting the app could cause the flashlight to shut off
  • Various other fixes and updates

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NEWS : WatchDox by BlackBerry Deepens Secure Collaboration Capabilities Across Mobile Platforms



BlackBerry has announced some updates for WatchDox, this including additional platform integration and a new app for BlackBerry 10 smartphones.

WatchDox is a secure enterprise file sharing and mobile content management solution offers organizations full control over corporate content, and the new app provides secure access to stored files with sync options for PC, tablet or smartphone.

Together with WatchDox new application, BlackBerry also expanded support to hardware with Samsung KNOX, Android for Work, and Secure Work Space for iOS and Android.

The WatchDox by BlackBerry app is completely separate from personal content, creating another layer of security and privacy. The update also integrates mobile productivity tools for users to access, create, edit, annotate, search, stream and share files, as well as performance enhancements that make it easier for users to work with large files.

WatchDox also includes Enterprise Identity by BlackBerry integration, allowing users to access the app from multiple platforms using single sign-on authentication.

Organizations want to empower their workforce to collaborate and make it easier for them to be productive as the work environment blends between mobile and desktop,” said Billy Ho, Executive Vice President, Enterprise Products and Value Added Solutions, BlackBerry. “We believe that WatchDox by BlackBerry is the ideal solution to meet this demand, and the new application for BlackBerry 10 delivers these benefits to customers through essential mobile content management capabilities. The app is a great complement to our existing iOS and Android mobile offerings and web and desktop interfaces.

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BETA : BBM BETA Updated With Bug Fixes and Stability Improvements

BBM BETA _ Private Chat

BBM BETA _ Private Chat

For those BETA testers, a new BBM BETA has arrived in BlackBerry BETA Zone. Nothing huge about this new version except ; this update contains bugs fixes and stability improvements based on the feedback received.

This latest version of BBM includes more bug fixes to improve stability and performance. It builds upon the last beta version, which you have considered as a very solid build from your feedback.

The update is available now in the BlackBerry Beta Zone, again this is limited BETA so only those selected will get invited. So if you’ve been invited, go fire up the BlackBerry BETA Zone app and get the new BBM BETA downloaded.