Tag: BlackBerry

After Exiting the Hardware Market, BlackBerry Sells Messaging Patents for USD 600 Million

Blackberry was one of the pioneers of smartphones and their associated services. The Canadian tech company launched some of the earliest devices that could...

BlackBerry Branded Phones Could Disappear as TCL Licencing Deal Ends

If you are a fan of BlackBerry branded smartphones, 2020 will be a grim year for you as TCL has announced the end of...
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BlackBerry Messenger is Shutting Down For Good Today Due to Lack of Users

Blackberry Messenger (BBM), the once popular messaging platform that would find only in Blackberries is shutting down today. The platform was taken over by Emtek,...

Blackberry Sues Twitter For Infringing on its Mobile Messaging Patents

Remember Blackberry? Kids may not see much of their phones today or remember their previous name, but they were once a brand for the...

WhatsApp Sets A New Date For Supporting Old Nokia and BlackBerry Phones

Good news for people with older Blackberry or Nokia devices

BlackBerry KEYone Is Another Attempt To Make Droids With Keyboards Great Again

Blackberry has been through a rough patch from changing its name from RIM, halting its production of phones and licencing it to TCL. They...

As Tablets Tumble, Smartphone Sales Are Going Up

What market saturation?

BlackBerry’s New Smartphone Has No Name, Yet

A phone has no name.

BlackBerry Mercury Renders Hit the Web

Finally we get to see the back.

BlackBerry is Not Yet Done Making Smartphones With Physical Keyboards

It's not over until John Chen says it's over.

Ford Motors to use Blackberry Software in enhancing in-Car connectivity

In announcing its Q2 2017 financials for the three months ended August 31, 2016, the company reported an 89% growth in revenue pushed by...

Blackberry unveils the DTEK 60, its latest smartphone at a $499 Price Point

Blackberry, is no longer what it used to be, having its market share watered down by other players such as Apple inc., Samsung and...

Unannounced BlackBerry DTEK60 Shows Up in New Images

Uncertainty looms after the earlier bombshell BlackBerry dropped.
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Blackberry to Cease Internal Phone development and Outsource Operations to Partners

Blackberry Phones will be here for a while it seems

There’s Yet Another Android Smartphone From BlackBerry in the Works

It will be the third BlackBerry Android smartphone to be launched.

BlackBerry Expands Access to its Hub+ App to Android Lollipop Devices

Early last month, BlackBerry brought its Hub+ services app to the Google Play Store. However, the app (and as such its accompanying apps) could...
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Blackberry on a Suing Spree over Infringement of its Patents

Blackberry has in the recent times increased its offerings as far as software goes as it seeks to move away from its loss-making hardware...

Blackberry Ceases Support for the Blackberry Blend App

Blackberry has in recent times been opening up its core applications to all users. The first of such decisions was made in 2013, when...

BlackBerry Makes its Hub+ App Suite Accessible to All Android Devices

You don't need a BlackBerry smartphone in order to use these now.

BlackBerry ‘Neon’ Goes Official as the DTEK50

It's just a rebranded Alcatel Idol 4 with custom BlackBerry software added on top.
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Blackberry May Still Launch a Blackberry 10 OS Device Afterall

Last week, Blackberry announced it will no longer manufacturer the Blackberry Classic. The classic was launched after current CEO John Chen took over the...

BlackBerry Said to be Working on 2 Other Android Smartphones Besides the Neon

Neon, Argon and Mercury - the three upcoming BlackBerry Android smartphones.
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Alcatel Idol 4 Rumored to Have Inspired Blackberry’s Next Android Device, Hamburg

This past Thursday, Blackberry released its financial results for first quarter 2017. As expected, revenues for the Canadian company declined 39% in the quarter...

BBM’s Video Calling Feature Goes Live in Africa for Android and iOS Users

BlackBerry announced in late April that it would be rolling out BBM's video calling feature to users on Android and iOS. Since then, the...

Windows Phone’s Market Share Has Gone From Bad to Worse in Just One Year

In the first quarter of 2015, Windows Phone, Microsoft's mobile platform, had 2.5% market share. Even though that was peanuts compared to the double...

Galaxy Note 6 to Pack App That Mimicks One of BlackBerry 10’s Notable Features

Samsung is set to release the Galaxy Note 6 later in the year as is the tradition. One of the notable features that the...

You No Longer Need to Spend A Small Fortune to Get A Good Smartphone Experience

I have spent the better part of the last five years actively using mobile devices of all shapes, sizes and prices and reviewing or...

Renders of new set of Blackberry devices running Android emerge

Blackberry recently released its Q4 2016 numbers with the company announcing a loss of $238 Million. The company also announced it had sold only...

BlackBerry Priv Starts Receiving Android Marshmallow Update

Early this month, BlackBerry extended invitations to eligible users to register to test Marshmallow builds for the BlackBerry Priv. It looks like all went...

Blackberry to launch Two Mid-Range Android Devices, Plans to Abandon BlackBerry 10 OS

In 2015, Blackberry announced they were set to launch their first android device called the Blackberry Priv. The Priv was set to retail at...

Blackberry Slashes the Price for its first Android Device

Last year, Blackberry announced a shift in strategy with the launching of its first Android device referred to as the Blackberry Priv.  Blackberry set...