Heyo awesome folks, did you guys know that BlackBerry announced the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has approved BlackBerry 10 smartphones and BlackBerry PlayBook tablets with BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 to be used on DoD networks. Here is the copy of the article.
Waterloo, ON – BlackBerry® (NASDAQ: BBRY; TSX: BB) today announced the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has approved BlackBerry® 10 smartphones and BlackBerry® PlayBook™ tablets with BlackBerry® Enterprise Service 10 to be used on DoD networks. Working with the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), BlackBerry 10 smartphones and BlackBerry PlayBook tablets have undergone successful testing through DoD labs leading to a subsequent listing on DISA’s Unified Communications Approved Product List (UC APL).
The approval allows all DoD customers to use the BlackBerry® Z10 and BlackBerry® Q10 smartphones, and BlackBerry PlayBook tablets on DoD networks.
“IDC research shows that mobile security continues to be of utmost importance to government agencies around the globe,” said Stephen D. Drake, Program Vice President, Mobility & Telecom at IDC. “The U.S. Department of Defense’s strict security requirements are amongst the highest in the world, and this allows other government bodies to follow suit. The role of BlackBerry including devices and BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 continues to be important and relevant for security conscious organizations.”
“BlackBerry 10 is ideal for our government customers because it offers a rich, highly responsive mobile computing experience, along with BlackBerry’s proven and validated security model – a combination that’s unmatched in the industry,” said Scott Totzke, SVP, BlackBerry Security at BlackBerry. “This approval will enable DoD customers to connect their BlackBerry Z10 or BlackBerry Q10 smartphones to DoD networks and securely access assets from work, while enjoying the wealth of consumer-oriented functionality that BlackBerry 10 brings to market.”
For more information about BlackBerry 10, please visit: www.blackberry.com/BB10
Heyo awesome folks, do you guys remember the post about Theme? you can read about it here http://wp.me/p20GTE-8q Here is a quick rundown of Theme. This application allows you to pick any picture in your gallery and turn it into the background of your homescreen along with a matching theme .
Okay the good news is S4BB have released a new update called Theme 1.2. The update has redesigned the interface making easier for you to set your theme. Also this application is now compatible for the BlackBerry Q10 as well.
Heyo awesome folks, if you ever need to view your BlackBerry device event log then have a look at Aerize Eventlog. Eventlog allows you to access information such system errors, system warnings, system information, and debug information. Whats really nifty about this application is that you can pin point faults that may be affecting your device. Plus this application really comes in handy when you need to supply information to customer support. Have a look at Eventlog. Note that is application is free on the Aerize site!
Heyo awesome folks lets have a look at BlackBerry10 applications made right here in South Africa. To be honest the list is really long so I will just give a few mentions.
Banking: These banking will cut the queues and save you time.
News: Stay informed with the current updates with these applications.
Shopping: Shop on the move.
Lifestyle and entertainment: Check whats showing on the telly or maybe book a movie ticket from the comfort of your seat.
Messaging: Mxit is now available for your BlackBerry10 device.
Travel: Book your Gautrain ticket or Airline ticket.
Heyo awesome folks, S4BB have just released Free Barcode Scanner for the BlackBerry10 devices. In case you do not know what this application does feel free to read this post http://wp.me/p20GTE-73 A quick summary of this app goes like this. This scanner allows you to scan all types of barcodes for example QR codes, plus life is made easy with the friendly interface. Do note that this application is also available for non 10 devices as well.
Did you know that Free Barcode Scanner has been nominated for the Peoples Choice Awards? Vote by visiting this link.
Heyo awesome folks. Did you know for the first time you can vote for your favourite application or app dev in the BlackBerry Achievement Awards? So what are you waiting for
For application of the year
Putting customers first
Mobile innovation of the year
Making the world a better place
Entrepreneur of the year
Deadline for voting is Monday, April 15th 2013
Heyo awesome folks, well if you guys have the new BlackBerry 10 and need to jazz up your awesome smart phone then have a look at theme. This free theme by S4BB allows you to pick any picture in your gallery and make it your home screen with added twist. You can match your chosen picture along with a theme to suit it. Another awesome feature is the ability to use the camera to take snapshots and turn those snapshots into themes as well. However do note that this application/theme is only available for the Z10 and seen to be released Q10.
If you missed playing Brick Breaker on the older BlackBerry devices then have a look at Brick Breaker Anubis. This game brings brick breaker back for BlackBerry10 devices. Protect the citizens of Luxor by demolishing the bricks Anubis has thrown down to block the sun. Do it in style with easy to use interface, better gameplay and graphics. Have fun with 9 levels and 3 difficulty levels plus it only cost R8.00. Show off your new BlackBerry10 device with Brick Breaker Anubis.
Heyo awesome folks if you guys need an application that allows you to compress your files like Winzip or Winrar then have a look at Aerize Explorer. Besides allowing you to easily compress and decompress files this eight rand application allows you to easily explore your BlackBerry device and moves files from your phone to your SD card and vice versa. Other noteworthy features include the ability to copy, paste and delete files and being able to view the properties of the files stored on your device or SD card. Aerize Explorer should be noted for its easy to use interface which makes the entire process of using this application a breeze. Need an application with more than one feature? Then have a look at Aerize Explorer.
Heyo awesome folks, S4BB have released a new application just for the BlackBerry10 devices. Texas Hold’em Poker Helper gives you the skills to better your chances of winning. This application offers support depending on the cards you currently have. This means you can determine how much you should be betting. Just follow the on screen instructions to input your hand at each turn and a table of chances will show up from there the application will tell you what to do next. Improve your poker for R40.00.