Tag: BlackBerry

Using BlackBerry Messenger? It’s Shutting Down On May 31 Unless You Pay Up

The BlackBerry Messenger app shuts down for good at the end of May. Users who want to stay will get a free year of BBM Enterprise but have to pay $2.50 per six months afterward.

Apps/Software April 19, 2019

New BlackBerry Evolve Series Phones Come With 18:9 Displays, Excellent Battery Life — But You Can’t Buy Them

The new BlackBerry phones, called Evolve and Evolve X, eschew the physical keyboard for an 18:9 display, plus a massive battery. They don’t appear to have U.S. launch dates, though.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 3, 2018

Rumored BlackBerry Ghost Flagship To Boast 4,000 mAh Battery

The next BlackBerry phone will have a stupendous battery capacity. Tipster Evan Blass claims that the BlackBerry Ghost will boast a 4,000 mAh battery, which if true would make it the highest-capacity out of all the brand’s phones.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 7, 2018

Android Oreo For BlackBerry KEYone: Here's When You Can Expect The Update

Blackberry KEYone owners confirmed that a small update is now available for their devices. The software changelog revealed that it is intended to prepare the units for Android 8.0 Oreo.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 27, 2018

BlackBerry Key2 US Preorders Start Next Week, At $100 More Than The KeyOne

BlackBerry officially announced launch details for its new Key2 Android smartphone in the United States. The BlackBerry Key2 will go up for preorder on July 29, but it will cost $100 more than the KeyOne did at launch.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 22, 2018

Smartphone Catches Fire, Kills Cradle Fund CEO In His Home In Malaysia

A man died in his home in Malaysia after his smartphone had exploded while charging. The man reportedly had a BlackBerry and a Huawei phone, and it's unclear which one caught fire.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 20, 2018

BlackBerry Key2 Officially Debuts With Dual Cameras, QWERTY Keyboard, And A Privacy Focus

The Android-powered BlackBerry Key2 officially made its debut as the company's first smartphone with dual rear cameras. Here's what else it has to offer.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 9, 2018

BlackBerry Key2 Teaser Video Shows Dual Cameras And A Mystery Button

BlackBerry just posted an official teaser for its upcoming Key2 Android smartphone, which will make its debut on June 7. The teaser shows dual rear cameras, a physical keyboard, and a mystery button.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 24, 2018

BlackBerry KEY2 Unveiling Date Announced: KEYone Successor To Be Revealed On June 7

BlackBerry has announced the date it's unveiling the successor to the BlackBerry KEYone. On June 7 at an event in New York City, the smartphone is going to reveal the BlackBerry KEY2 or KEYtwo.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 12, 2018

BlackBerry KEYone Black Edition Now Available: Here's Where To Buy

U.S. customers may now also avail of the Blackberry KEYone Black Edition. This limited edition version is already being sold online by a couple of retailers.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 3, 2018

BlackBerry Mobile 'Here To Stay,' Aims For 3 Percent Market Share Over Next Few Years

BlackBerry Mobile ambitiously aims for a 3 percent to 5 percent market share in the premium smartphones market. The TCL division knows that it will take time to rebuild the iconic brand, but it is 'here to stay.'

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 26, 2018

TCL Goes Back To Basics With The New BlackBerry Motion: Specs, Release Date, And More

Meet the BlackBerry Motion, TCL’s latest attempt to make BlackBerry relevant amid a highly competitive landscape. Unlike last year’s KEYone, it doesn’t have a keyboard, which is probably a good thing.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 9, 2017

Water-Resistant BlackBerry Phone In The Works, But No Keyboard This Time

There are two new BlackBerry phones in the works, and TCL has now dropped hints about the first model. Can a sturdy, water-resistant phone with a long-lasting battery have any place in the market right now?

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 30, 2017

BlackBerry KEYone vs Priv: Specs And Features Compared To Help You Decide Which Smartphone To Buy

Those looking for an Android smartphone with a keyboard in 2017 should look no further than either the BlackBerry Priv or KEYone. But which one is better?

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 1, 2017

Unlocked Versions Of The Samsung Galaxy S8, BlackBerry KeyOne Now Available

Unlocked models of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and BlackBerry KeyOne are now available from select retailers. Curious about unlocked phones? Read on for the pros and cons.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 31, 2017

You Can Now Buy The BlackBerry KEYone At Amazon, Best Buy

The BlackBerry KEYone release date is here, and it's May 31. Fans of the brand's iconic physical keyboard can finally grab the new QWERTY-equipped smartphone at Amazon and Best Buy.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 31, 2017

You Can No Longer Buy Priv, Passport, And Other Models From BlackBerry: Only DTEK50, DTEK60 Left

Save for the DTEK50 and DTEK60, BlackBerry has now pulled every smartphone from its U.S. store, which comes at an apt time especially with the KeyOne edging closer to launch. How did BlackBerry get to this point?

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 8, 2017

BlackBerry Releases KEYone Tutorial Videos To Help Customers Better Understand The Smartphone

BlackBerry KEYone is slated to hit the U.S. shelves in May. In anticipation of its release, the company launched a series of tutorial videos to guide new users on the phone's functionalities.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 1, 2017

BlackBerry KeyOne (Mercury) Release Delayed: Don't Expect It This Month

The upcoming BlackBerry KeyOne has apparently stirred great hype and the company pushed back the release so it could meet the overwhelming demand. Initially planned for April, the smartphone's release has now been delayed.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 3, 2017

Nostalgia Is The Trend For MWC 2017: From Nokia 3310 To BlackBerry KeyOne

Smartphone manufacturers are taking a trip down memory lane as old brands are relaunched at the Mobile World Congress. BlackBerry launched the KeyOne while Nokia breathed new life into the 3310.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 1, 2017

BlackBerry Priv Selling For Less Than $280, Is The Launch Of BlackBerry KeyOne To Blame?

The first Android phone from BlackBerry, the Priv, is now available at a discounted price of just $279.99. Is the launch of the BlackBerry KeyOne to be blamed for this price cut?

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 28, 2017

BlackBerry Launches BlackBerry KeyOne Registration Page For First Access To Purchase QWERTY Smartphone

BlackBerry has officially launched its latest QWERTY smartphone at Mobile World Congress. The BlackBerry KeyOne now has a registration page where customers can sign up to be notified to purchase the smartphone.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 27, 2017

The New BlackBerry KeyOne Carries The Herculean Task Of Reviving The Brand: Can It?

TCL has now unveiled the newest keyboard-bearing BlackBerry phone, the KeyOne, leaving it the gargantuan task of reinvigorating the brand after its protracted drought. But with the price, can it achieve so?

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 27, 2017

REVIEW: How BlackBerry KeyOne Blends The Best Of BlackBerry And Android

BlackBerry has been struggling in the smartphone market but its newest smartphone could change that. Find out what makes KeyOne the perfect BlackBerry Android phone.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 26, 2017

BlackBerry KEYone Or BlackBerry Priv: Can The New Midranger Take On The Old Flagship?

The BlackBerry KEYone goes head to head with the older BlackBerry Priv smartphone. Here's a comparison of the specs and features of the two to ascertain whether the latest offering from BlackBerry can take on the old flagship.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 26, 2017

BlackBerry KeyOne (Mercury) Official Page Briefly Goes Live, Spills All Specs Details

Just hours before BlackBerry's MWC 2017 event, the BlackBerry KeyOne (Mercury) product page accidentally went live on the company's website. BlackBerry quickly removed the premature listing, but it had already spilled secrets and screenshots are here to prove it.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 25, 2017

BlackBerry Mercury Receives Wi-Fi Certification As Official Launch Draws Closer

Latest reports suggest that the rumored BlackBerry Mercury has received its Wi-Fi certification. The approval comes days before the launch of the impending handset at BlackBerry’s press event in MWC 2017.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 19, 2017

BlackBerry’s Smartphone Market Share Dips To 0 Percent, Android And iOS Lead

BlackBerry’s global smartphone market share has now reached 0 percent, virtually declaring the once dominant phone’s demise. Google’s Android and Apple’s iOS, meanwhile, remain as two operating systems duking it out at the top.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 16, 2017

BlackBerry Mercury Launch Date Revealed In Teaser Image Of Smartphone's New Design

The BlackBerry Mercury was expected to launch in time for Mobile World Congress 2017 and it appears it's on track. A teaser for the new smartphone confirms it will launch on Feb. 25.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 11, 2017

BlackBerry Scores Major New Licensing Deal To Bring Smartphones To 1.5 Billion More Potential Customers

BlackBerry has officially announced a new licensing agreement with Optiemus Infracom, which can now 'design, manufacture, sell, promote and support' BlackBerry-branded smartphones in India and neighboring markets. Through this deal, BlackBerry aims to reach 1.5 billion potential customers.

Business Tech February 7, 2017

BlackBerry Mercury Shows Up On TV Via ABC Sitcom 'Last Man Standing'

The forthcoming BlackBerry Mercury was recently spotted on TV during an episode of ABC’s 'Last Man Standing.' The handset will be fully unveiled at this year’s Mobile World Congress.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 30, 2017

Blackberry Mercury Teaser For MWC Released, Launch Date Revealed

With only weeks to go before Mobile World Congress kicks off, BlackBerry is teasing a new smartphone. The company gave the public another glimpse at its QWERTY-equipped BlackBerry Mercury ahead of launch.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 26, 2017

BlackBerry Passport Price Reduced In US

The price of the Blackberry Passport has been slashed for a limited period. This reduction in pricing is only for 48 hours and can be availed in the U.S., UK and Canada.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 25, 2017

T-Mobile BlackBerry Priv Gets Software Update With January Android Security Patch

The unlocked BlackBerry Priv started receiving the latest January Android security patch earlier this month and carrier versions are catching up. T-Mobile has now released the patch as well.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 20, 2017

BlackBerry Mercury Steps Under The CES 2017 Spotlight With A Physical Keyboard, Android 7.0 Nougat, And More

TCL has teased a new BlackBerry phone at CES, featuring a signature physical QWERTY keyboard that doubles as a trackpad. TCL is expected to share more when the Mobile World Congress rolls around.

Smartphones January 4, 2017

BlackBerry Mercury Leaked Screenshot Confirms Android Nougat Flavor, But Claims 1620x1080 Resolution

A new BlackBerry Mercury leak hit the scene, this time showing a purported screenshot of the device's screen. The latest leak bolsters claims of Android 7.0 Nougat running the show, but points to a 1,620 x 1,080 pixel resolution instead of the previously rumored QHD.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 30, 2016

BlackBerry Mercury Might Get Exclusive Release With Verizon

BlackBerry is expected to launch new smartphones at CES 2017 in January. New details regarding its QWERTY-equipped BlackBerry Mercury reveal that it might be exclusive to Verizon.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 27, 2016

BlackBerry Mercury With Classic Physical QWERTY Keyboard And Android 7.0 Nougat Leak

New images of BlackBerry's next Android smartphone have leaked. The BlackBerry Mercury features the company's iconic QWERTY keyboard and adds a 4.5-inch Quad HD curved-edge display.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 25, 2016

BlackBerry Believes Cars Can End Its Revenue Decline

BlackBerry is far from the company it once was, and with every passing year, the past is slowly becoming the past. BlackBerry is leaving the smartphone market behind as it seeks to cement itself in the self-driving market to come.

Car Tech December 23, 2016

CES 2017: TCL Could Unveil QWERTY BlackBerry Phone, Company President Hints

TCL has been dropping hints that it will be releasing the new BlackBerry phone possibly at CES 2017. The clues so far include a Remington typewriter and, of course, a recent deal that gave the company exclusive license to the BlackBerry phone brand.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 18, 2016

BlackBerry Phones To Be Manufactured By TCL As Companies Ink Deal

BlackBerry phones will now be designed, manufactured, and sold by Chinese hardware maker TCL, according to a newly inked deal between the two companies.

Business Tech December 15, 2016

BlackBerry Black Friday Sale Offers Unlocked Priv, DTEK 50, Passport And Leap At Discounted Price

BlackBerry is getting into the holiday spirit and is holding a Black Friday sale. The smartphone maker is offering the unlocked BlackBerry Priv, DTEK50, Passport and Leap at discounted pricing.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 23, 2016

BlackBerry Keyboard Phone Promised To Come: Can It Rise Among The Upcoming Generation Of Bezel-Free Smartphones?

Blackberry CEO John Chen announced that a new Blackberry device is in the pipeline. Aside from the confirmed physical keyboard, there is very little information about its specs, pricing and release date.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 14, 2016

AT&T BlackBerry Priv No Service Bug Fix Now Available: Here's How To Download And Install

BlackBerry has posted a workaround to fix the 'no service' bug on the AT&T BlackBerry Priv. Many customers have been complaining about the bug since mid-September this year.

Apps/Software November 8, 2016

BlackBerry Taps Ford As First Major Carmaker To Use QNX Without A Middleman: Apple, Your Move

BlackBerry has just signed its first major automaker for a direct collaboration, becoming a Tier One supplier for Ford. The deal will see BlackBerry's QNX expand its reach and secure a greater foothold in the market Apple's targeting as well.

Business Tech October 31, 2016

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