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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Verizon BlackBerry Q10 Review

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The BlackBerry Q10 is the first BlackBerry 10 device to join the latest version of BlackBerry with the famed BlackBerry keyboard. While the BlackBerry Q10 feels more like a BlackBerry device, and some users will swoon over the physical keyboard on the device, the lack of predictive text and clunky means of inputting numbers detracts from the […]

AT&T Celebrates Elevate Young Black Voices with Flash Mob for Goodie Mob

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At the BlackBerry Q10 launch event in Los Angeles, California, AT&T celebrates Elevate Young Black Voices with a flash mob that introduced Cee Lo Green and Goodie Mob on the red carpet. The event not only showcased the latest technology from BlackBerry in the form of the keyboarded Q10 launch, but also helped AT&T highlight […]

Up to 4 New BlackBerry Models to Launch By End of Year

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Smartphone-maker BlackBerry may launch an additional 3 to 4 smartphone models by the end of 2013 according to a new report. The new models would be in addition to the BlackBerry Z10, the BlackBerry Q10, and a more budget-friendly BlackBerry Q5 that were already announced. Though the news source originates with DigiTimes, a publication that has […]

Verizon BlackBerry Z10 Review: From an iPhone Owner

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The BlackBerry Z10 arrives to a crowded smartphone market, crashing headlong into the iPhone 5, Samsung Galaxy S4 and HTC One. BlackBerry upped their game with the BlackBerry Z10, offering a full touch screen experience that delivers a very good keyboard, even without the trademark physical keyboard that BlackBerry users cling to in the face […]

BlackBerry’s Next Flagship May be The BlackBerry A10 In November

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BlackBerry’s successor to the BlackBerry Z10 is the all-touchscreen BlackBerry A10 according to a report from CNet. The rumored BlackBerry A10 would replace the Z10 as BlackBerry’s flagship device sometime this November according to the report. With the phone BlackBerry reportedly hopes it can better compete with popular high-end phones like the iPhone 5 and […]

BlackBerry Q10 Available for Pre-Order Today on AT&T

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The BlackBerry Q10, the first device to feature the new BlackBerry 10 operating system and a QWERTY keyboard is now available for pre-order to users of AT&T wireless’ network. Users will be able to purchase the device in the usual two pricing structures, either with a two-year service agreement the device will cost users $199.99 […]

BlackBerry Q10 Coming to T-Mobile on June 5

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T-Mobile users will be able to purchase BlackBerry’s latest device, the BlackBerry Q10 starting June 5th. The arrival of the company’s first device running the BlackBerry 10 operating system to have a QWERTY keyboard, comes two weeks after the company previously made the BlackBerry Q10 available to its business customers. According to today’s press release, […]

Netflix CEO Deals Major Blow to BlackBerry

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While Netflix was bullish on Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 when that platform debuted in late 2010 with one of the first native apps, it’s taking a bearish approach on rival BlackBerry’s new BlackBerry 10 operating system. The streaming movie service says that it has no immediate plans to launch an app for the BlackBerry 10 […]

Is BlackBerry Falling Further Out of Relevance?

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BlackBerry had announced a new lower-cost BlackBerry Q5 smartphone based on the BlackBerry 10 OS as well as an initiative that will see BlackBerry Messenger go cross-platform for the first time at the BlackBerry Live conference that kicked off yesterday in Orlando, Florida, but are these moves too little too late? Once the dominant smartphone […]

BlackBerry Q10 to Debut on Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile This Summer

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BlackBerry has announced that its keyboard-centric BlackBerry Q10 will be made available to subscribers on T-Mobile, Verizon and Sprint throughout the summer. The Q10’s device page on T-Mobile now indicates that the device will be made available to users on the network starting this June. Data speed minded users should also rejoice: the device will […]

BlackBerry Unveils The BlackBerry Q5

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Unveiled today, BlackBerry’s new BlackBerry Q5 is all about bringing the comfort and features of the BlackBerry 10 operating system to users internationally. The newly announced BlackBerry Q5 will attempt to appeal to users at more affordable price points than that of the company’s BlackBerry Z10 and upcoming Blackberry Q10 devices. The new BlackBerry Q5 […]

BlackBerry R10 Leaks With Curve Styling

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Ahead of BlackBerry’s May developer conference in Orlando, Florida, an unannounced BlackBerry R10 has leaked again in photos showing a device with a QWERTY keyboard similar to the high-end BlackBerry Q10. Like the flagship keyboarded Q10 model, the BlackBerry R10 will feature both a hardware keyboard in a candy bar form factor as well as […]

BlackBerry CEO Doesn’t See A Future For Tablets [Update]

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In an interview with Bloomberg BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins said he doesn’t think there will be a market for tablets in five years, which could mean there is no successor to the BlackBerry PlayBook planned. Heins said “Maybe a big screen in your workspace, but not a tablet as such. Tablets themselves are not a […]

Skype Debuting First on BlackBerry Q10 Before Z10

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Skype is making good on its promise to be a cross-platform video chatting service and will debut its application to the new BlackBerry 10 platform next month in it arrives on the BlackBerry Q10 first before making it to the Z10 at a later date. The Skype app will be available on all four major […]

BlackBerry Announces $250 Price for Q10 in U.S

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It looks like the beloved BlackBerry tactile experience will come at a premium, at least in the U.S. when it launches. BlackBerry has confirmed that the BlackBerry Q10, a smartphone with a portrait style QWERTY keyboard running on a new release of the BlackBerry 10 operating system called BlackBerry 10.1, will retail for $249.99 with […]