Featuring device-specific converting options and an intuitive drag-and-drop interface, the latest PC Video Converter can help you create videos that are compatible with any devices currently available on the market. Just choose the targeted hardware (iPad, Android, Blackberry, etc.), drop in your video, hit the "Convert" button, and let PC Video Converter take care of the rest. Know exactly what your want? PC Video Converter can output directly to your desired format. You can also trim and add special effects to videos, directly from within the program. We especially like the ability to combine multiple videos into one … Read more
Android and iOS users waiting for BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) will have to keep waiting.
In a blog posted Monday night, BBM Executive Vice President Andrew Bocking said that the leak of an unreleased version of BBM for Android is creating trouble, forcing the company to delay the launch of the official version.
BlackBerry initially planned to kick off its BBM Android and iOS apps over the weekend. But on Friday, an unreleased and older version of the BBM Android app was posted on several file-sharing sites. This version apparently is beset with a glitch that caused a spike in data … Read more
A sucker throwing good money after bad? Or a quintessential financial sharpie who can spot value where others only see a lost cause?
In the coming months, we ought to have a clearer idea after Monday's surprise offer by Fairfax Financial to acquire woebegone smartphone maker BlackBerry for about $4.7 billion in cash. But the man at the center of the proposed deal, Fairfax CEO V. Prem Watsa, has a track record for making smart deals that have made him the envy of the financial world -- not the least being a prescient decision to dump most of … Read more
BlackBerry can't seem to catch a break.
The company was set to release its long-awaited BlackBerry Messenger client for Android and iOS devices this past weekend, but a little monkey wrench curtailed those plans.
An apparently unreleased version of the BBM app for Android was leaked online before BlackBerry could get the official one out. That unofficial app won over more than 1.1 million users in just its first eight hours. But that app "caused issues," BlackBerry said on Saturday, which the company said it has tried to resolve.
A version of BBM for iOS also … Read more
Samsung is planning to launch its Android-based BlackBerry Messenger app in Africa later this week.
The company reportedly confirmed the news on Monday, saying that its customers in Africa will have access to BBM via the Samsung Messaging Hub on Friday. According to CNET sister site ZDNet, which earlier reported on the news, it's possible that Samsung will have exclusive access to BBM in Africa for a period of three months.
BlackBerry Messenger (or BBM), a marquee messaging app for the BlackBerry OS is coming to Apple's iOS soon.
Alex Kinsella, a longtime mobile manager at BlackBerry, Tweeted today that the company submitted the first-ever iOS version of its communicator to Apple two weeks ago.
According to a third-party app store tracker, it currently takes Apple four days to review an app. That ostensibly puts BBM for iOS a week and a half behind the average review length...assuming that's all there is to the story.
We've contacted Apple and will update this story when we have more … Read more
BlackBerry Messenger is edging ever closer to Android phones, with the massively popular mobile IM service advertised in Africa as coming soon to Samsung Galaxy phones.
Readers of BlackBerry blog CrackBerry reported seeing TV ads in a few different African countries during last night's deeply tedious Man Utd v Chelsea match. The ad briefly appeared on Samsung Ghana's YouTube account before being taken down.
Samsung Ghana's Facebook page is currently teasing users with the status, "Another messenger is coming on Samsung phones sooner than you think... what is it?"
Sprint's fans who have been waiting for word on the BlackBerry Q10 can finally stop gnashing their teeth; the carrier will begin selling the QWERTY-equipped smartphone on August 30 for $199.99 on contract.
That's the same retail price you'll find on Verizon and AT&T, though T-Mobile's version falls under a different pricing structure.
Beyond its excellent physical keyboard, the BlackBerry Q10 is also 4G LTE-capable in Sprint's 4G markets, and possesses long battery life. Check out CNET's full BlackBerry Q10 review for video, photos, and all the details.