New BlackBerry 10.2.1 Update Puts Windows Phone On Notice

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Since its inception BlackBerry 10, the operating system that BlackBerry hoped would return it to relevance in the age of the iPhone and Google’s Android, has had to contend with Windows Phone, Microsoft’s mobile operating system. However, that could all be changing. Microsoft’s success so far has been based on two-factors. One is that its hybrid […]

Dead Before Arrival: BlackBerry Kills Two Smartphones Prior to Launch

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Struggling Canadian smartphone-maker BlackBerry has killed two new and unannounced smartphones even before they launch. Announcement of the canned launch was discovered by the Wall Street Journal and was buried in the company’s recently published third-quarter earnings report published last week. The company announced that it had made the decision to “cancel plans to launch two devices […]

Angry Birds Go Brings Mario Kart Gameplay to Mobile Gamers

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Mobile gamers looking to get their fix of Angry Birds have a new title to download and play.  Angry Birds Go, the arcade racer that promises to take on genre kingpins like Mario Kart, is available for free on iPhone, Android, Windows Phone and BlackBerry. Announced earlier this year, Angry Birds practically borrows from Nintendo’s […]

Typo Keyboard for iPhone: Crack-Berry Cure or BlackBerry Death?

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Late this week, some interesting BlackBerry news surfaced, with one being Canadian-born pop singer Justin Bieber could have been the face of BlackBerry rather than creative director for the brand Alicia Keys. The second BlackBerry news, and perhaps one that is more interesting to the tech community, is that Ryan Seacrest is looking to kill […]

BlackBerry’s Bailout May Come From an Unlikely Source

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Can the NSA save BlackBerry? Though struggling Canadian smartphone-maker BlackBerry is still trying to sell itself to the highest bidder, the company, once a shell of its former glory, may find an unlikely ally in the U.S. in the form of the NSA, or National Security Agency. With allegations over unauthorized government spying performed by […]

Google Play Store on BlackBerry Rumors Put to Rest

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Over the past few days and this weekend rumors started floating around, as well as some pictures, reportedly showing proof that Google and its Android Play Store were headed to BlackBerry, which could potentially save the ailing company. The rumors went as far as to say the Google Play Store was coming to BlackBerry 10, […]

Verizon BlackBerry Z30 Coming November 14 for $199

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We knew the BlackBerry Z30 would be arriving at some point this month on Verizon’s network, but the carrier has officially set a date. BlackBerry’s latest smartphone will be launching on Thursday, November 14 and will be priced at $199 after signing a two-year contract. The Z30 is BlackBerry’s largest smartphone yet, with a 5-inch […]

Can Android Save BlackBerry?

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While BlackBerry 10.x devices can run a number of Android apps through an emulator, it looks like Google may be lending BlackBerry a lifeline. As the Canadian smartphone-maker is courting potential suitors to sell off its hardware business, it looks like Google may be a quiet and complicit partner to at least helping BlackBerry succeed. […]

Vultures to Rip BlackBerry Apart and Divvy Up Patents

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According to a new report, struggling Canadian smartphone-maker BlackBerry may be sold off in parts mainly for its patents and operating system. “A handful of potential bidders, including private equity firms, are lining up to look at BlackBerry Ltd, but initial indications suggest that interest is tepid and buyers are eyeing parts of the Canadian […]

BBM for Android & iPhone Signup Page Hints at Approaching Release

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If the arrival of landing page on BlackBerry’s company website is can be used an accurate indication of things to come, the launch of BBM or BlackBerry Messaging for Android and iOS could be near. A special page for the upcoming applications arrived earlier today. Unfortunately, the landing page doesn’t actually offer any more details about […]

Sprint BlackBerry Q10 Release Set for August 30th

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BlackBerry users on Sprint’s network will finally have a device with both a modern operating system, and a physical keyboard to pick up beginning August 30th. That’s when Sprint will launch the BlackBerry Q10. According to a press release made available by the carrier today, BlackBerry watchers can expect the BlackBerry Q10 to arrive on […]

BBM for Android In Testing

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BlackBerry Messaging or BBM for Android users is now in its testing stages. According to Adam Zeis of Crackberry, the BBM for Android is now available to a small subset of users inside the BlackBerry Beta Zone, an exclusive area for BlackBerry testers. Unfortunately, at this stage BBM for Android is only available to users […]

Porsche Design BlackBerry Q10: Two Wrongs Make One Hot Mess

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Porsche Design may be turning to smartphone partner BlackBerry once again to release a luxury smartphone based on the BlackBerry 10 operating system and with a keyboard in similar style to the consumer BlackBerry Q10, but can the partnership turn a success for the struggling Canadian smartphone-maker? This would be the second of such collaboration […]

AT&T BlackBerry A10 Video Details New BlackBerry 10 Device

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Leaked videos and images could offer some of the first glimpses of the AT&T version of the BlackBerry A10. The pictures and video, posted by tinh.te, showcases a device that isn’t too different from the styling of its predecessors, the BlackBerry Z10 and Blackberry Q10. Only these two devices ship with the BlackBerry 10 operating system in […]

BlackBerry A10: Massive BlackBerry 10 Smartphone Leaks

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New photos and video show off the 5-inch screen of the upcoming BlackBerry A10, the company’s rumored BlackBerry 10 powerhouse smartphone. The leaked photo of the BlackBerry A10 comes from BGR, and it shows a new BlackBerry smartphone that takes a few design cues from the HTC One and Samsung Galaxy S4. The top half […]

BlackBerry Cancels Blackberry 10 PlayBook Update

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BlackBerry is now confirming that there is no BlackBerry 10 PlayBook update coming to users of the company’s first tablet The decision was announced by BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins this morning on an investors call following the release of the company’s quarterly earnings figures. Unfortunately, Heins didn’t offer any explanation for why BlackBerry Playbook users […]

Instagram Coming to Windows Phone, BlackBerry Before Google Glass

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Though Instagram has made no promises of delivering a client to BlackBerry or Windows Phone in the immediate future, the social photo sharing network is saying that an official Instagram app for those platforms would come before one would be available for the new Google Glass platform. This should be good news for owners and […]