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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…

Fix your non-working apps on your Jailbroken iOS 7 device

If you have jailbroken your iOS 7 device and most of the tweaks and applications you installed from Cydia have stopped working on your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad, relax as there is an easy fix. No doubt you been reinstalling the same applications and tweaks and discovered it does not solve the problem. The reason for this is simple! The applications and tweaks have not crashed. What has crashed is Mobile Substrate. The substraction layer where all these apps and tweaks are based on. So, instead of…

Messaging problems on BBM for iOS and Android? SIP may be the problem

A few days ago we wrote how BlackBerry need to sort out the major issues on cross-platform BBM. One of the issues that we highlighted was the fact that messages weren't being received. A pretty major flaw in a messaging app. In a knowledge base article posted today, it suggests that the problem may be down to the fact that cross-platform BBM uses SIP transport over a TCL connection. Many carriers block SIP on the standard port of 443 as it is commonly used for voip. The BBM for Android and iPhone application connects…

How to use BBM Channels

What is BBM Channels BBM Channels is a service from BlackBerry that allows users and brands to create channels within BBM. Users can subscribe to the channels while the channel owners can push out custom content to subscribers. Channels include anything from personal users to brands to communities. Stop broadcasting. Start interacting BBM Channels let you post messages, share pictures, spark discussions, and chat directly with your subscribers. It’s a two-way street, not a one-way broadcast. Don’t…

10 Things to Know About BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10

1. It Helps Keep Corporate Data Secure First and foremost, BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 builds upon our long-held Security pedigree as the Gold Standard in Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) – so much so that we made sure to go out and get FIPS 140-2 certification prior to the official launch of the product. You can rest assured that the trusted BlackBerry infrastructure is in place along with proven end-to-end 256-bit encryption and a secure behind-the-firewall path for all applications, the…