BlackBerry Z10 Name Rumored for BlackBerry 10 L-Series

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RIM’s first BlackBerry 10 smartphone might finally have a name as the device, which was previously called the BlackBerry 10 L-Series, leaked out today in an image that proclaims the name to be the BlackBerry Z10. Read: BlackBerry 10 L-Series Shown Off in Video. UnwiredView unearthed what appears to be an advertisement for RIM’s upcoming […]

Leaked Screenshots Show More of BlackBerry 10

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Screenshots of BlackBerry 10 leaked to Vietnamese website Tinhte shows off the homescreen, notifications and a Siri competitor in the upcoming OS from RIM. Many of the screenshots show features that RIM already showed off in BlackBerry 10. RIM already announced BlackBerry Hub, the app that will show any sort of message the phone receives. […]

RIM: BlackBerry 10 Touchscreen Keyboard Better Than Physical Keyboards

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As Research in Motion is moving forward with its BlackBerry 10 operating system and have been showing and focusing a lot of its initial energy on touchscreen-only smartphones–a model with a keyboard will also be released–the company wants to alleviate any fears about the performance of the touchscreen keyboard when compared to having physical keys. […]

Grading My 2012 Predictions

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Things moved quickly on some fronts in the mobile tech world in 2012. On some fronts, not quickly enough. And there were even a few areas where things seemed to be stagnant. We had successes, we had failures and we had just about everything in between. Apple, Google, and Microsoft dominated the mobile tech news, […]

BlackBerry 10 L-Series Shown Off in Video

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A new video shows the upcoming all touchscreen BlackBerry 10 L-Series device that’s set for release early next year according to a SlashGear report. The video comes from Vietnamese site TinhTe and shows what looks like an L-Series phone that just came out of production. The video comes from the same source that recently leaked photos of […]

BlackBerry L Series Smartphone Images Leak Ahead of Launch

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Ahead of the January 30th launch of the BlackBerry 10 operating system, it seems that multiple images of Research in Motion’s forthcoming L Series touchscreen BlackBerry smartphone have leaked out showing extensively the front and rear of the device as well as a glimpse of what’s underneath the back battery cover. The images were leaked […]

RIM Teases With Image of BlackBerry 10 Smartphone

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Ahead of the release of the BlackBerry 10 operating system debuting on newly minted BlackBerry smartphone hardware in 2013, Research in Motion has begun teasing images of what the new phone would look like. At launch, there would be a touchscreen model, and from what we’ve been hearing, that model is said to resemble a […]

RIM to Add BBM Video Calling Feature to BlackBerry 10 Smartphones, Tablets

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In a bid to host its own multi-channel communications platform for the forthcoming BlackBerry 10 operating system release alongside some new smartphones, Research in Motion is working on delivering video calling within its BBM messaging app called BBM Video. Video chat has been a feature of the BlackBerry PlayBook, which runs on the BlackBerry Tablet […]

8 Exciting Smartphones for 2013

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In the next few days, the last two big name smartphones of the year will arrive on Verizon in the form of the Droid DNA and the Samsung Galaxy Note 2. The devices will likely put a cap on 2012, a year which saw the release of a host of fantastic smartphones. And as we […]

RIM to Debut BlackBerry 10 OS on January 30

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Research in Motion has announced that it will launch the BlackBerry 10 operating system in multiple countries at the end of January 2013. The launch of RIM’s next-generation smartphone OS, which will be based on the same QNX architecture that the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet is powered by, will be accompanied by the launch of two […]

Instagram Coming to BlackBerry 10?

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There’s been some conflicting news about the state of popular photography app Instagram coming to Research in Motion’s BlackBerry 10 OS when that operating system debuts in 2013. In an earlier report, Venture Beat had stated that its sources have confirmed that Instagram would not be making an appearance on BlackBerry 10, but Crackberry is refuting Venture Beat‘s claims […]

Can High-End BlackBerry 10 Aristo Smartphone Excite When It Launches?

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Research in Motion is planning a very high-end BlackBerry smartphone that will run the new BlackBerry 10 operating system. The device, codenamed Aristo, has appeared in a leak detailing many of its specs, which shows that on a hardware level RIM is aiming competitively at flagship and high-end multi-core Android smartphones running Google’s mobile operating […]

Leaked Video Shows QWERTY BlackBerry 10 Phone

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A new video shows what looks like the first real glimpse at a BlackBerry 10 smartphone with a QWERTY keyboard. According to CrackBerry the leaked video shows the first N Series BlackBerry with a QWERTY keyboard and what looks like a square screen. The N Series phone in the video looks a lot like any […]

RIM Still Working On BlackBerry 10, Releases Video To Court Developers

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RIM’s BlackBerry 10 is still months away, but the Waterloo-based company is still confident that its new platform will make a difference. According to Engadget RIM CEO Thurston Heins took the stage today at BlackBerry Jam Americas and gave only a few details about the upcoming BlackBerry 10. Heins said the company is working with […]

RIM Wants BlackBerry With NFC to Replace Security Badges

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While a lot of the attention behind NFC, or near field communications, technology has been focused with the digital mobile wallet in the past, Canadian smartphone-maker Research in Motion is putting an enterprise twist to the technology to enable mobile workers to replace their corporate ID badges. At many place of employments, employees use an […]

HTC Open to BlackBerry 10 Possibilities

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Ahead of Apple’s iPhone 5 announcement, HTC has revealed that it is at least evaluating the possibility of releasing future smartphones on Research in Motion’s BlackBerry 10 operating system. While RIM had operated much in the same way as Apple has in tying the software with the hardware in the past, the company has been […]

BlackBerry 10 Phone Heading to Verizon

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Verizon quietly confirmed that it will be releasing a BlackBerry 10 smartphone when RIM’s new mobile operating system launches in the early part of 2013. The carrier confirmed the news to CNET yesterday in addition to confirming plans to release multiple Windows Phone 8 powered smartphones in the fourth quarter of this year. Verizon Chief […]

Early Review of QWERTY BlackBerry 10 Device is Positive

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Ahead of the consumer launch of Research in Motion’s smartphones running on the BlackBerry 10 operating system, the Canadian smartphone-maker has been courting CIO.com journalist Al Sacco to do an early review of the BlackBerry 10 model with a physical QWERTY keyboard. The high-end smartphone should be akin to today’s BlackBerry Bold smartphones, which features […]

BlackBerry 10 Contacts App to Aggregate Info From the Social Network

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It looks like Research in Motion will be taking a page out of Windows Phone’s and Android’s playbook as far as the Canadian smartphone manufacturer’s BlackBerry 10 contacts app goes. The new contacts app in BlackBerry 10–new devices based on this next-generation mobile platform based on the QNX core are expected to arrive sometime in […]