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Pocket Ninjas Now Available for BlackBerry Q10 and Q5

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Pocket Ninjas is a fun game by Cocky Culture, the same people known for their BlackBerry themes some years ago (and technically still today). The game is sort of like Fruit Ninja, except you’re a ninja that’s slicing and dicing other ninjas in a pretty guesome blood bath. Pocket Ninjas now includes Q10 and Q5 support, along with PlayBook and Z10 support.
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13 Bugs With the BlackBerry Z10 That Need Fixing

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I’ve had a BlackBerry Z10 now since the launch in NYC and while it’s a fun touchscreen device, there are still, to this day, bugs in the OS that give me headaches. Perhaps BlackBerry needs to invest more money in QA, or perhaps I just have some weird magnetic field around my body that breaks technology. Either way, if other, less forgiving users, had the same headaches I’ve been getting with a device, they would probably be switching to another device or platforms. I’ve documented just 13 of the common headaches I’ve been getting with my Z10 and keep in mind, these are all still happening to this day, even on the latest OS 10.1.0.273. There are some I haven’t documented but could describe, such as the odd times when my browser doesn’t provide me any options other than to exit and I have no idea why. Read on for screenshots.
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Neil Gaiman and BlackBerry Launch A Calendar of Tales

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This week Bestselling author Neil Gaiman wrapped up his chapter in the BlackBerry Keep It Moving Project. Gaiman launched A Calendar of Tales, a collaborative collection of a dozen short stories, inspired by fan suggestions over Twitter. Continue reading ‘Neil Gaiman and BlackBerry Launch A Calendar of Tales’

The Woody: Real Wood Cases for the BlackBerry Z10 with Custom Engraving

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A short while ago the good folks at The Woody sent me an all-wood bamboo BlackBerry Z10 case. I’ve always though of wood products for high tech to be a bit of a novelty but the truth is nothing beats the feeling or the look of real wood. Continue reading ‘The Woody: Real Wood Cases for the BlackBerry Z10 with Custom Engraving’

Why The Most Important BlackBerry Z10 Accessory Is A Case

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For those of you who currently own a BlackBerry Z10, there’s an interesting engineering decision that you should know about. Every touchscreen device has something called a digitizer, which is the part of a touchscreen that senses your touch and “digitizes” your gestures into impulses that the phone can understand as commands. With the BlackBerry Z10, this digitizer is fused right to the glass, meaning if you break the screen, you break the digitizer and the device instantly becomes a paperweight.
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Canadian Tire Retail Chain Adopts BlackBerry Z10 and Q10 Company Wide

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Starting this month, BlackBerry 10 is the mobile platform of choice for Canadian Tire Employees. The nationwide deployment will bring thousands of devices to managers across all Canadian Tire stores as well as a group of sports stores: Sport Chek, Sports Expers, National Sports and Atmosphere.
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