Verizon BlackBerry Z10 Release Date Announced

blackberry-10-366x251

With the T-Mobile BlackBerry Z10 already available to business customers and AT&T confirming a March 22nd release date, it was only a matter of time before Verizon confirmed the release date for its version of the BlackBerry Z10 which it did today, tacking on a pre-order period in the build up to a March 28th […]

Sprint to Carry BlackBerry Z10 Successor Later This Year

url

Sprint had announced that it would skip on the all-touch BlackBerry Z10 launch in favor of focusing on the keyboard equipped BlackBerry Q10 launch. Now, we’re learning that Sprint may be holding out on the launch of the BlackBerry Z10 in order to wait for the Z10’s all-touch successor. According to All Things D, which is […]

Lenovo CEO Opens Doors to BlackBerry Buyout

Will 2013 be the year that Lenovo "does" acquire BlackBerry?

Lenovo is once again spurring speculations about acquiring smartphone-maker BlackBerry, and this time company CEO Yang Yuanqing is making the statement. Speaking to French news Les Echos, Yuanqing says that a BlackBerry acquisition “could possibly make sense.” The Lenovo head was quick to note that he still needed to analyze the strategic move of acquiring rival […]

AT&T BlackBerry Z10 Release Date Set for March 22 at $199.99

blackberry-z10-2-xl

Almost two months after BlackBerry launched its new lines of phones the BlackBerry Z10 will finally come to AT&T on March 22 for $199.99. The phone will arrive in stores on March 22, but interested users can pre-order the phone tomorrow, March 12. Those who pre-order the phone should get it on or close to […]

New Images of BlackBerry Q10 Show Rubberized Back

_mg_5787-f0f01

Newly leaked images of the BlackBerry Q10 smartphone show the QWERTY BlackBerry 10-powered device with a soft-touch rubberized backside, similar to the material used on the BlackBerry Z10. The BlackBerry Q10 was previously shown with a smooth plastic backing, similar to the style employed by the BlackBerry Bold 9900 series, but it seems that BlackBerry […]

BlackBerry Z10 Available Today for T-Mobile Business Customers

url

While consumers in the U.S. are still awaiting the launch of the BlackBerry Z10 smartphone, business customers on T-Mobile USA’s network can begin buying the BlackBerry 10-powered smartphone starting today. The carrier says that the phone will launch by the end of the month for non-business customers. According to a statement given to Engadget, the BlackBerry […]

BlackBerry CEO Not Interested in Cheap BlackBerry 10 Phones

blackberry-z10-2-xl

BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins has no interest in making sub-$50 smartphones to compete with low-price Asian smartphones. According to Bloomberg, Heins stated “you will not see us getting into the 50-, 60-buck phone segment” during a question-and-answer. “That is not BlackBerry,” he added. That does not mean the company won’t make phone that carrier will sell […]

BlackBerry Z10 Now Rumored for March 22 Availability

url

After being rumored to be arriving first in the U.S. on AT&T’s 4G LTE network, it is now believed that the BlackBerry Z10 smartphone will be in AT&T retail stores on March 22. The BlackBerry Z10 is the first of two BlackBerry 10 smartphones announced earlier this year by the Canadian smartphone-maker. It will be […]

BlackBerry Q10 On Track for May Launch On T-Mobile USA

url

It looks like the keyboarded BlackBerry Q10 smartphone will be launching on T-Mobile’s U.S. 4G network sometime this may according to a carrier representative. Speaking to N4BB, the nation’s fourth largest carrier gave a May timeline, but no specific date for availability. Still, the May launch date would match up with what BlackBerry had stated before […]

BlackBerry Z10 Rumored to Arrive First on AT&T

BlackBerry-Z10-Black-Front[1]

In the U.S. market, those who are eager to jump on the BlackBerry 10 OS bandwagon with the slate-styled BlackBerry Z10 smartphone may want to look to AT&T as the carrier is speculated to be the first to offer the device in the States. The BlackBerry Z10 will be arriving on three of four national […]

Netflix for BlackBerry 10: No Immediate Plans for App

blackberry-z10-2-xl-575x383

Netflix currently has no plans to create an app for BlackBerry 10, leaving BlackBerry’s new OS without a movie streaming app. According to All Things D, a Netflix spokesperson said the company has no current plans to bring its popular movie and TV streaming service to BlackBerry 10. The company wouldn’t give a reason for […]

Sprint Passes on BlackBerry Z10 to Focus on Keyboards

BlackBerry Q10

Sprint has announced that it will not offer the touchscreen-only BlackBerry Z10 smartphone. Instead, the U.S. carrier says that it is looking to offer the BlackBerry Q10, which bears a more traditional BlackBerry form factor with a square touchscreen display just above a QWERTY keyboard in a style similar to the currently available BlackBerry Bold […]

iOS, Android Switchers Fuel BlackBerry 10’s Early Victory

OB-WE078_bbz10_E_20130130104753-1

There’s still a long fight ahead for BlackBerry to become the third most popular mobile ecosystem, but for now early sales number suggest that BlackBerry 10‘s early comeback is fueled by switchers from competing iOS and Android platforms. As much as half of BlackBerry 10’s early adopters in BlackBerry’s home country of Canada are coming […]

First BlackBerry Z10 Update Fixes Battery Life, Other Bugs

Blackberry Z10 on Solavei 4G

The BlackBerry Z10, BlackBerry’s first BlackBerry 10 smartphone, is just a few weeks old but the device has received its first update today with BlackBerry rolling out an update that promises battery life fixes, an improved camera and more. Read: BlackBerry Z10 Shown with Ugly Verizon Logo. Just a few weeks ago, the BlackBerry Z10 […]

BlackBerry Z10 Shown with Ugly Verizon Logo

The back also contains logos.

The BlackBerry Z10, BlackBerry’s first BlackBerry 10 smartphone, has emerged today in photos depicting the upcoming Verizon variant which will be launching in just a couple of weeks. And in true Verizon fashion, it appears that the carrier has marked up the device with its branding, including one particularly ghastly logo. Read: BlackBerry Z10 Lands […]

YouTube Videos No Longer Playing on BlackBerry OS 7

url

Though BlackBerry is hoping to keep its BlackBerry OS 7 around for a while to fill the entry level gap while it focuses on the premium BlackBerry 10 market, Google’s YouTube web video arm is not so accommodating. According to reports on the net, users of BlackBerry 7 and BlackBerry 7.1 devices now no longer […]

No Entry-Level BlackBerry 10 Smartphone in 2013

url

BlackBerry, formerly RIM, will be trying to keep its BlackBerry 10 at the premium price point this year. The company’s European Managing Director Stephen Bates said that there will be no entry-level BlackBerry 10 smartphone this year. BlackBerry had introduced two premium BlackBerry smartphones at the end of January in the form of the BlackBerry […]

T-Mobile BlackBerry Z10 Release Could Beat AT&T and Verizon

blackberry-z10-2-xl-575x383

In January, we learned that the BlackBerry Z10 wouldn’t be released in the United States until March. The carriers that will be supporting it, including AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon are mum about specific release dates though T-Mobile is now claiming that it is hoping to be the first carrier to offer it when it arrives […]

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Emulator Planned for BlackBerry 10

Android_4_1_Jelly_Bean

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 […]