The official OneDrive app for Blackberry 10 devices is now available for download from Blackberry App World. It includes all the basic online storage service features along with automatic backup of camera roll, ability to comment on or edit documents while you’re on the go and more. Good to see Microsoft’s commitment to support every possible device for OneDrive. App Description: Connect to Microsoft OneDrive is a free application that allows you to create an online space to store your files so you can access them anytime and anywhere. Share your files with others, all from your BlackBerry 10 device! • Automatically back up pictures and videos you capture on your device. • Share important files and documents. • Comment on or edit documents while you’re on the go. • Seamlessly and easily work with your online files on your device. Download it here from Blackberry App World. ...

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Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from longtime reader Bugbog.  With Blackberry announcing a ~40% reduction in workforce (4500 jobs!) and an exit from the consumer market, I think this is a timely piece.  We’re seeing an end to an era where companies thrived by having all their eggs in making mobile devices.  You really need a strong ecosystem and diverse company to survive.  I think many people overlook how vertically integrated Samsung really is and how they came to be dominant.  Now on to a brief look back at history.  –Suril Nokia, RIM (Blackberry), Motorola, Palm/HP, and HTC. All pioneers and trailblazers in the mobility age. All made great profits from their ventures. However they all currently have one, or a number of things in common; They are all either in a downward spiral, losing money, or have been broken up and sold! What the heck happened? The greatest threat to ...

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Today RIM announced the general availability of BlackBerry Business Cloud Services for Microsoft Office 365. The service which was announced some months ago is now available for usage. This service will extend Microsoft Exchange services to Blackberry smartphone customers. This will feature the following, Wireless synchronization with Microsoft Exchange Online email, calendar and organizer data from a BlackBerry smartphone BlackBerry® Balance™ technology, which presents a unified view of work and personal content on a BlackBerry smartphone while keeping the content separate and secure An intuitive web-based console for IT administrators to provision, manage and secure BlackBerry smartphones from anywhere Online access to employee self-service smartphone security functions, allowing users to easily reset a device password or remotely lock or wipe a device in the event of loss or theft Read more on it from RIM. ...

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