Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Emulator Planned for BlackBerry 10

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When the PlayBook was announced, BlackBerry had created an Android emulator based on Google’s Android 2.3 Gingerbread that allowed select Android apps to run on the BlackBerry Tablet OS to expand the small native BlackBerry apps that were available in BlackBerry World. Now, the Android Gingerbread OS is becoming dated and though BlackBerry is fully […]

BlackBerry Begins Seeding Dev Alpha C Device to Developers With Keyboards

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After having launched the BlackBerry 10 platform and the BlackBerry Z10 and Q10 smartphones, BlackBerry says that demand is exceeding its expectations and it is now moving forward to seed the BlackBerry Dev Alpha C smartphone with a physical QWERTY keyboard to developers. The Dev Alpha C smartphone will help developers target and design their […]

BlackBerry Q10 Release Might Not Come Until May or June

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BlackBerry, the company formerly known as RIM, was initially coy about the release date of the BlackBerry Q10, its brand-new BlackBerry 10 smartphone with QWERTY keyboard. Now, BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins has dropped some potential news, which if true, could mean that the BlackBerry Q10 release date won’t arrive in the U.S. until May or […]

BlackBerry to Score Instagram App for BB10, BlackBerry Z10?

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In a move that could bolster BlackBerry’s (formerly RIM) new BlackBerry 10 operating system and the newly launched BlackBerry Z10 hardware, popular photo sharing service Instagram is said to be coming to the BlackBerry World app store. Neither BlackBerry nor Instagram has released a statement or comment on the matter, but the news was reported […]

iPhone 5 vs. BlackBerry Z10

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Yesterday, RIM, which is now known as BlackBerry, unveiled its brand new all-touch smartphone dubbed the BlackBerry Z10, a BlackBerry 10 device it hopes will keep pace with the juggernauts of 2012 and 2013. One of those competitors is of course Apple’s iPhone 5, a device that is currently one of the most popular smartphones […]

BlackBerry Z10 Camera Loses Low-Light Test

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Ever since the iPhone demonstrated how popular smartphone photography can be with a camera that you can take anywhere and everywhere, companies have been trying to outdo each other with camera technology. The best of the crop–Apple, Samsung, and Nokia–are used to compare how the new BlackBerry Z10‘s camera works in dark environments without the […]

BlackBerry 10 Event: What to Expect from RIM

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In a few hours, Research in Motion will be showcasing its latest BlackBerry 10 operating system and the BlackBerry-maker is expected to make some hardware announcements as well. The event will be observed closely by industry-watchers as much of the fate of RIM rests on the new BlackBerry 10 OS to help it compete in […]

How to Watch RIM’s BlackBerry 10 Event Live

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Today RIM will finally unveil, BlackBerry 10, a new mobile OS that’s more modern than the stale BlackBerry 7 OS, and designed to compete with Android and the iPhone. To show off the new platform RIM will livestream the launch event where it will announce two new BlackBerry 10 phones, likely including the BlackBerry Z10 […]

Lenovo Backtracks on RIM Acquisition

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After Lenovo’s CFO had expressly stated that the company is interested in acquiring RIM or its hardware business, the Chinese computer-maker and owner of the ThinkPad brand is now playing it cool. According to the official statement from Lenovo’s PR department, is just saying that it would explore all opportunities if there is potential for […]

BlackBerry Z10 Shown in Official Images

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The BlackBerry Z10, also known as the L-Series, and the device that is expected to be arriving on January 30th alongside BlackBerry 10, has appeared in what appear to be official press shots showcasing what consumers can expect from RIM’s flagship BlackBerry 10 smartphone. Read: Black and White Dummy BlackBerry Z10 Smartphones Spotted. The images, […]

Black and White Dummy BlackBerry Z10 Smartphones Spotted

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Ahead of the BlackBerry Z10 launch at the end of the month, dummy units of the slate form factor BlackBerry 10-powered device were spotted in black and white, suggesting that the phones will likely debut in two colors at launch. The BlackBerry Z10 is anticipated to debut on multiple national carriers in the U.S. market, […]

RIM Talks About Licensing BlackBerry 10 and Selling Off Hardware Business

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Research in Motion’s new CEO Thorsten Heins may be moving the company more in the direction of Google than Apple as Heins says that his company may license its BlackBerry 10 OS to other smartphone-makers and RIM may sell off its BlackBerry smartphone hardware business. In order for any of this to happen, though, Heins […]