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How to Enable PGP on BES12

PGP (Pretty Good Privacy) is a data encryption and decryption technology that provides cryptographic privacy and authentication for data communications.

BBM now supports Custom Pins

BBM pins are like marmite, you either love them or hate them. In an effort to improve users perspective of the Pin System, BlackBerry have introduced custom pins with the latest updates to BBM for BlackBerry 10 and Android, with the feature coming to iOS shortly.

Get Started with BBM for Windows Phone

Last week, BlackBerry released BBM for Windows Phone users. Here are a few things you’ll want to know to get you started. Make sure BBM supports your device In order to install BBM you’ll need to be using Windows Phone 8.0 or later. To see what version of Windows Phone you are using, complete the following steps. On Start, swipe left to the Application list Tap Settings > About > More Info Look for the Software field and verify it says Windows Phone 8.0 or later Download…

Five Hidden iPhone 5s features revealed

Clarion Ledger has a list of five features you may not be aware of for the iPhone 5S, including being able to enable tilt tracking, so when you tilt your head to the left or right you can have the iPhone perform specific tasks or operations. Another hidden feature includes the ability to undo typing mistakes with a quick shake, Etch-A-Sketch style. Another neat camera feature is the Burst Photo Mode, which allows you to capture crisp photos almost in the same manner as you capture video. You can take a more detailed…

BBM Voice for iOS: Cant hear caller or they cant hear you?

Some users have been reporting issues with BBM Voice on iOS where on a Voice Call the other party can't hear them or vice versa. The solution is simple. Ensure that you allow BBM access to your microphone!. The first time you make or receive a Voice Call, you will be prompted to allow BBM access to your microphone. You need to click Allow. If, for whatever reason, you wish to change this setting, you can do so in you iPhone Settings. Settings -> Privacy - -> Microphone Toggle BBM on or off.

BBM – 100 New Emoticons

The latest BBM v2.0 update brought some substantial updates with BBM Channels and BBM Voice coming to Android and iOS users, location sharing, larger groups and more. However, the kids have not been left out either. BBM will now feature nearly 200 emoticons with 100 new ones produced by the BBM team, with the help of BlackBerry fans. The new emoticons consist of smileys, new characters, new objects and more. Additionally, you can show your national pride with flags.

BlackBerry Signing in the Enterprise

BlackBerry signing is an integral part of your development process and within a larger team and with continuous integration servers it can become a bit of a mess to manage all the signing keystore files on all the systems. Without the proper signing your apps will not run on a real device, it better work all the time or you lose valuable time. You used to need to copy over the companies signing keys to all the relevant machines you develop on. It would be a real shame if you would have lost your keys, as without the same…