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BlackBerry Starts Testing Android Marshmallow for the Priv

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After that video that leaked recently, it was only a matter of time. BlackBerry has started testing Android 6.0 builds for its Android smartphone,...

BlackBerry Stops Charging Users for Premium BBM Features

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The thing about BlackBerry and one of its core services, BlackBerry Messenger (BBM), is that like its devices, its usage is on the decline....

Blackberry sold 600,000 Devices in the Last Quarter, blames slow pace of Contact Negotiations with carriers

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Blackberry has today released its Q4 2016 numbers, where the company announced a loss of of $238 million despite reporting a profit in the same...

BlackBerry Edging Closer to Releasing Android Marshmallow for the Priv, Video Shows

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BlackBerry's first ever Android smartphone, the BlackBerry Priv, is set to receive the Android 6.0 soon. That is if a video that has surfaced...
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Facebook to cease supporting its App on Blackberry Devices

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A few weeks back, WhatsApp announced plans it will drop support for older devices and platforms by the end of the year. Old versions of...
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Online Petition Launched to Force WhatsApp to Keep Supporting Older Platforms and Devices

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An online petition has been created on petition platform change.org seeking to convince Facebook, the owners of WhatsApp, to reverse its decision to drop...
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WhatsApp to Drop Support for Older Devices and Platforms

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Popular messaging application WhatsApp will drop support for older devices and platforms by the end of the year. Old versions of BlackBerry OS, Android...
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BlackBerry May Ditch its BB10 Platform in Favour of Android for Good

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BlackBerry CEO John Cheng might have been hesitant to say it when earlier pressed to do so but it seems that his lieutenants are...

Nokia Working on 3 Android Smartphones as it Prepares for Comeback in Late 2016

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Nokia, the once-beloved and widely popular mobile phone maker promised that it would be back to doing what it knows best, making and selling...

BlackBerry to Introduce Mobile Payments Service BBM Payment in Africa

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BlackBerry has been on the African continent for quite some time. At some point, at the height of its success, its BlackBerry smartphones were...

BlackBerry’s Android Smartphones Are Here to Stay, Upcoming ‘Vienna’ Leaks

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If you thought that the BlackBerry Priv and its standout slide-out keyboard was going to be a solo experiment then think again. As had...

The BlackBerry Priv May Not Make Much of an Impact After All

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Blackberry’s Priv smartphone, it’s first ever adventure outside the comfort (or turbulence depending on how you want to look at it) of its own...

BlackBerry Posts Priv Apps on Google Play Store

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BlackBerry’s first ever Android smartphone, the Priv, is here with us. It is expected to go on sale early next month. We already know...

BlackBerry’s New Android Smartphone Gets Reviewed Way Ahead of Release

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BlackBerry Priv is the Canadian device maker’s new smartphone. It is yet to be made available in the market but it has been making...

First BlackBerry PRIV Official Photos Released

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BlackBerry broke its silence last Friday when it confirmed the existence of its first ever smartphone running Android, the BlackBerry PRIV. CEO John Chen...

BlackBerry’s First Android Smartphone is Finally Confirmed

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BlackBerry has finally broken its silence on what has been floating around the internet for a while: the BlackBerry Priv. The Priv is now...

BlackBerry Venice to Be Called Priv When it Goes on Sale

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It is no secret that BlackBerry is preparing for a huge shift in its approach to smartphones by unveiling a smartphone running Android. In...

BlackBerry Venice Gets the Hands-On Treatment in New Video

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BlackBerry’s first Android device, what we’ve come to know as Venice in recent months, is coming. When? We have no idea though it’s been...

BlackBerry’s First Ever Android Smartphone, Venice, Shows Up in New Photos

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BlackBerry’s upcoming smartphone running Android, Venice, is one of the worst kept secrets this year. Featuring a slide-out keyboard and packing the security features...

Android-powered Blackberry Smartphone Rumoured for November Release

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Samsung is attempting to revoke old memories where using a physical keyboard was bliss with the new Keyboard Cover accessory that will be sold...
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Pakistan Orders Shut Down Of Blackberry Services by December

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The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has banned Blackberry enterprise server (BES), its internet services (BIS) and messaging services (BBM) over what is termed as...
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75% of All Smartphones Shipped in Africa in Q1 2015 Were Priced Under $200

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Smartphone shipments in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region increased by 66% year on year to stand at 36 million units in...

5 Defining Moments in Mobile

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Android and iOS today account for the two biggest mobile platforms on the planet. However, things have not always been like this. If we...

Blackberry’s Upcoming Android Smartphone Appears in New Render

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We've heard for quite some time now that Blackberry is keen on trying out some Android desserts in its quest to save whatever can...
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Blackberry To Monetize Its Patents Through Technology Licensing Agreements

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Blackberry announced its first-quarter earnings yesterday. Revenue fell to $658 million, down 32% from $966 million a year earlier. BlackBerry reported a loss of $28...
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Blackberry to Partner With Samsung for its First Android Smartphone?

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While its executives are quick to say that Blackberry's death has been greatly exaggerated, there is no lying that the onetime king of the...

Are We About to See Blackberry Smartphones Running Android?

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Blackberry has been pushing Blackberry 10 devices for the last one year and has been banking on its new platform to guide...

Material Design, Private Chats come to BBM Android application

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Blackberry's popular messaging application, BBM, is is getting an update on Android. In line with the Android community design guidelines from last year's Google...
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Blackberry To Cut Jobs In Smartphone Division As It Seeks To Regain Profitability

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In August Last Year, Blackberry CEO John Chen announced that Blackberry had completed its restructuring and was working towards returning to profitability. However, the...
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Can Blackberry Really Get Its Mojo Back?

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Intel experienced it, IBM experienced it, Apple experienced it and now one of the most iconic brands of the smartphone revolution is experiencing it. ...
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Blackberry Acquires WatchDox, Launches New Service For Internet of Things

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Blackberry is well known for delivery of ultra secure solutions to devices and services. In December of 2014, Blackberry confirmed the full acquisition...
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Blackberry Announces Global Roll out for $275 BlackBerry Leap

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During the Mobile World Congress in  Barcelona, Blackberry announced three devices that included the Blackberry Leap, The Slider and the high End Porsche. The...
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Blackberry Leaps Back To TouchScreen

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Blackberry is set to launch three devices in 2015. This was announced today at the MWC in Barcelona. The Blackberry Leap is a mid-range specifications...

Blackberry: Dont Write us off yet

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At the Web Summit held in Dublin Ireland in November 2014, participants were asked to name the three big trends going forward in Tech....

BBM is coming to Android Wear

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BBM has been on Android since 2013 and with the world quickly shifting focus to wearables, Blackberry doesn't want one of the pieces of...