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GAMES : Gameloft’s Asphalt 8: Airborne Now on BlackBerry 10

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Asphalt-8

 

Gameloft! a well known game makers has released another awesome game for BlackBerry10. Asphalt 8: Airborne.
Perform dynamic, high-speed aerial stunts in an intense driving experience powered by a brand-new physics engine!

  • 47 high-performance cars – Top licensed manufacturers and models like Lamborghini Veneno, Bugatti Veyron, Ferrari FXX and Pagani Zonda R
  • Race in 9 different settings like Venice, French Guiana, Iceland, the Nevada Desert and other exciting locations!
  • 8 seasons & 180 events in Career mode • Stunning visuals thanks to next-gen shaders, real time geometry reflection & other amazing effects for a new simulation of speed!
  • A detailed damage system like nothing you’ve seen before
  • Simultaneous multiplayer action for up to 8 real opponents!
  • A heart-thumping mix of amazing licensed music for your game •Featuring real tracks from Bloc Party, Mutemath & The Crystal Method!

A game for fans of extreme arcade racing, with real dream cars and phenomenal graphics that will also please racing simulation enthusiasts.

Asphalt 8: Airborne is also MOGA Enhanced! Available at major retailers, carrier stores and online on the MOGA anywhere website.

 

Download Asphalt 8: Airborne From BlackBerry World

MEDIA : Indian Enterprise Users Moving To BES10

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blackberry_office

BlackBerry enterprise users are growing strong in India. Currently, there are more 1000 Indian enterprises are adopting or testing BES10. Read the full press release :

 

Press Release

NEW DELHI, INDIA and WATERLOO, CANADA – BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a world leader in mobile communications, today announced the growing adoption of BlackBerry 10 and BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 (BES10) by Indian enterprises across a range of sectors. BlackBerry has a strong market position in India where the Company has seen more than 1,000 Indian enterprises adopting or testing BES10 since its launch in January 2013.

ITC Limited, an Indian conglomerate, has implemented BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 across their various businesses. “The robust architecture of the BlackBerry Enterprise Solution has ensured the availability of a secure and reliable mobility solution that addresses the requirements of ITC’s managers. With BlackBerry 10 smartphones and the implementation of BES10, ITC’s employees will be able to share information securely with all their stakeholders,” said VVR Babu, Chief Information Officer, ITC Ltd.

Indiabulls, with its strong presence in important sectors like financial services, power and real estate, has recently adopted BlackBerry 10 smartphones managed by BES10. “Indiabulls is very pleased with its implementation of BES10 and the deployment of BlackBerry 10 smartphones is growing across the organization,” said TejinderPal Singh Miglani, Group CIO, Indiabulls. “BlackBerry 10 offers very strong and compelling features, especially when it comes to data security and the flexibility to meet different working needs. With features like BlackBerry Balance technology, we are able to keep corporate information separate and secure from personal content. Users can access the corporate resources as per their needs and effortlessly along with the confidence that the data is fully secure and cannot be unintentionally leaked via personal channels.”

The 3C Company, a leading real estate company in North India, was looking for a robust and secure mobile solution that would enable enhanced productivity along with ensuring that employees could share and access confidential information securely to match the needs of the rapidly growing company. According to Anupam Kaushik, AVP, Information Technology at The 3C Company, “BlackBerry 10 smartphones offer strong productivity benefits and help our employees stay connected while on the move. BlackBerry 10 smartphones are fast, stable and provide our IT admins with control over the ‘Work’ space using BES10. If The 3C Company implements a BYOD policy, it will be with BES10, as it provides ease of information access, while retaining control of it.”

Emcure Pharmaceuticals, a fast growing Indian pharmaceutical company engaged in developing, manufacturing and marketing a broad range of pharmaceutical products globally, was looking for a mobile solution to deliver high security and flexible device management. “Emcure Pharmaceuticals is very pleased with the deployment of BES10 to manage its BlackBerry 10, iOS and Android devices,” said Rajani Shetty, Sr. Director IT at Emcure Pharmaceuticals. While allowing employees to continue using their own devices as the company expands, the organization wanted to make sure that it would be able to secure corporate data on employee’s personal devices. With the deployment of BES10, Emcure’s IT team is able to manage and secure corporate data on iOS, Android and BlackBerry devices, and has successfully implemented BYOD to support the needs of its employees.

Nishith Desai Associates is a research-based Indian law firm with offices in Mumbai, Silicon Valley, Bangalore, Singapore, Mumbai BKC, Delhi and Munich that aims at providing strategic, legal and tax services across various sectors. “Nishith Desai Associates has been one of the first users of BlackBerry since its launch in India,” said Milind Mundankar, Director IT, Nishith Desai Associates. “Being a law firm, security and confidentiality play a very significant role and because of BlackBerry’s strong security and productivity features, we decided to equip all our lawyers and support staff with BlackBerry smartphones. We not only use BlackBerry for email communication but have also developed various mobile applications, like a business development module, a time capture application, document filing and HR applications, which enable our lawyers to work seamlessly while on the move. We are very pleased with our deployment of BlackBerry 10 smartphones and BES10. With BES10, we are able to separate work and personal data through BlackBerry Balance, which enables our associates to fully enjoy the best of both worlds on their smartphones. The setting of various IT policies with BES10 gives us confidence that our official data is fully secured.”

The rising number of organizations embracing BES10 in India as part of their mobile strategy showcases the enterprise commitment to the BlackBerry solution, which is recognized as the gold standard in security for Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM). “The enterprise market continues to grow in India and holds immense untapped potential for BlackBerry, especially in sectors like retail, insurance, banking, healthcare, construction and professional services. BES10 offers a single, unified management console to manage iOS, Android and BlackBerry smartphones,” said Sunil Lalvani, Managing Director for India at BlackBerry.

For more information about BES10, please visit http://blackberry.com/bes10facts.

APPS : Blaq for BlackBerry 10 Updates With Lots of Improvements

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Blaq. One of the best Twitter client on BlackBerry 10 has been updated to v1.3.0.1007 with many improvements.

 

  • Hub Integration – Blaq now ‘fully’ integrates with BlackBerry Hub. Your mentions and direct messages from multiple accounts are now easier to access on BlackBerry 10.
  • Detailed Active Frame – In addition to seeing tweets, indicators for new tweets, mentions and direct messages are displayed so you know when to take action.
  • Lite Theme – For the first time in the history of Blaq, we’ve seen the light. Light theme, that is!
  • BlackBerry ID Synchronization - For those that like to format their devices for whatever reasons, your settings and mutes are now backed up automatically!

Notable Additions:

  • Tweet post status with progress bar for photo uploads
  • Change your profile banner directly within the app
  • Friend picker is now available within the search
  • BBM Pins are now recognized in tweets and direct messages
  • Most requests are now compressed to save on data usage
  • The account limit has now been increased to 3. This restraint is due to a token limit imposed by Twitter on third party developers.
  • Labels have now been added to the left toolbar. Pull the timeline to the right to see them.
  • Plenty of bug fixes

Download Blaq for BlackBerry 10 From BlackBerry World

 

MEDIA : BlackBerry Hires Eric Johnson As president, Global Sales

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ericjohnson

We have seen many new faces in BlackBerry since John Chen took over as BlackBerry CEO. Now, John Chen has added Eric Johnson to the Sales Department.

Eric Johnson most recently served as senior vice president and general manager for SAP’s Global Database and Technology. Prior to that, Eric was SVP and GM of Platform and Analytics Sales for North America, also at SAP.

 

Press Release

 

WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Jan. 13, 2014) – BlackBerry(R) Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB), a world leader in mobile communications, today announced that Eric Johnson will join the Company as President, Global Sales reporting to BlackBerry’s Executive Chair and CEO, John Chen.

“I am pleased to round out BlackBerry’s new executive leadership team with another outstanding addition today. I have worked with Eric extensively and have tremendous respect for his sales expertise and customer centric approach to business. Our carriers, partners, distributors and enterprise customers will benefit greatly from Eric’s approach,” said Chen. “The experience that the majority of the new leadership team has in working together previously will drive change within the organization at a faster pace. I look forward to demonstrating these changes to the market.”

Eric Johnson most recently served as Senior Vice President and General Manager for SAP’s Global Database and Technology. Prior to that, Eric was Senior Vice President and General Manager of Platform and Analytics Sales for North America, also at SAP. In the years preceding, Eric served in several capacities at Sybase, including Senior Vice President and General Manager for North America, Senior Vice President and General Manager Europe, Middle East and Africa, and Senior Vice President and General Manager for Financial Services, where he managed both direct and indirect sales including field sales, professional services and customer services. Eric holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

 

 

MEDIA : Word Prediction BlackBerry Z30 vs iPhone 5S

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Z30_2

BlackBerry has been long time known as the BEST QWERTY keyboards out there. Some even tried to produce the competitive keyboards but, it’s not the same as BlackBerry.

How about BlackBerry virtual keyboard? Does it competitive with other brands? Time to find out..Let’s check this word prediction on the BlackBerry Z30 vs. the iPhone 5S.

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