Blackberry used to be a major player in the smartphone business, until the iPhone and Android handsets totally killed their market share. Blackberry realized their future was software and security apps and decided to outsource their phone brand to TCL in 2016. TCL developed a number of phones, such as the DTEK50 and DTEK60, as well as the keyboard-equipped KEYone, Key2, and … [Read more...] about Is the Blackberry phone dead?
Blackberry is going to continue supporting the critical infrastructure and services for BlackBerry 10 as well as network access for BBOS devices beyond 2019. This is great news for people who have older Blackberry devices such as the Curve or Bold, that relied on BIS services. Blackberry still generates $10-20 million a year on this service, so it makes sense not to kill it. … [Read more...] about Blackberry vows to continue support for BB10 and BBOS
Many smartphones these days all look the same, when a design is working, why try anything new. This includes the notch trend of 2018, where everyone is trying to emulate Apple. Blackberry has never been one to follow trends and for keyboard lovers the new Blackberry Key 2 will formally be unveiled on June 7th.The Key 2 is expected to have a Snapdragon 660, 6GB of RAM along … [Read more...] about Will you buy the Blackberry Key2?
Blackberry is shutting down a number of services in 2018 and beyond. The company announced they are closing the Blackberry Playbook Video service in March and the Blackberry World App Store will be eliminated in December of 2019. The Blackberry Priv will no longer be receiving security updates and it it has been confirmed that Android N is just a dream.Alex Thurber, SVP … [Read more...] about Blackberry Services Shutting Down Soon
Blackberry has just officially announced their second phone running Google Android. This new device is available to pre-order right now for $299 and will be sold on BestBuy, Amazon and Blackberries own website. For residents in Canada all of the major phone carriers will be offering it.The DTEK50 has a a 5.2-inch 1920 x 1080 scratch-resistant display, a 64-bit octa-core … [Read more...] about Blackberry Announces the DTEK50 Android Smartphone
Blackberry is going to be releasing three new Android phones in 2016. The Waterloo company intends on issuing one new phone a quarter, for the next three quarters. The phones are code named Neon, Argon, and Mercury.Neon The Neon will be an entry level device and will hit the market in July or August. It will feature a 5.2-inch touchscreen with no physical keyboard. … [Read more...] about Blackberry will release 3 new Android Phones
The CEO of Blackberry has confirmed that they will no longer release smartphones using their Blackberry 10 operating system and will only focus on Android. They intend on releasing two new devices in 2016, which will undoubtedly feature full keyboards for people who like that sort of thing. Additionally, the company has not given up on BB10, they will continue to support it for … [Read more...] about Blackberry Promises to Only Release Android Phones
Blackberry has unveiled their holiday pricing program for the holiday season. Not only are you going to get big discounts on the Blackberry Passport and other phones, but they are throwing in free accessories.From December 15, 2015 to January 5, 2016, the BlackBerry Passport will be available for only $459, with the BlackBerry Passport Silver Edition retailing at $499. … [Read more...] about Blackberry Announces Deals and Discounts
Blackberry is normally in 4th position when it comes to mobile operating systems next to Apple, Google and Microsoft. According to a new report Blackberry has fallen even further due to Samsung's Tizen.Strategy Analytics has also claimed that Android registered a year-on-year increase in overall market share. The report added that Microsoft's Windows Phone and Mozilla's … [Read more...] about Tizen OS is now more popular than Blackberry
Blackberry for the first time will be forgoing their own operating system and is fully embracing Android on the upcoming Priv smartphone. How exactly does the company intend on providing security for their corporate customers, as well as the average user? Blackberry today outlined a number of enhancements and features.BlackBerry's Hardware Root of Trust, a unique … [Read more...] about How is Blackberry going to Secure the Priv Smartphone?
Blackberry has lost hundreds of thousands of users and corporate customers to smartphones running Google Android and iOS. The Waterloo company has been in a terrible state of affairs the last few years and their Blackberry 10 operating system has been a resounding failure in the marketplace. There is a new phone called the Blackberry Priv, which is running Android and has a … [Read more...] about Will the Blackberry Priv Android Phone Win Back Former Users?
Blackberry is developing a new smartphone with slider keyboard that will run Google Android, instead of Blackberry 10. Industry insiders are alluding that Samsung will be making the phone, with a keyboard and Blackberry will be providing a fleet of apps.The leaked images and details of the Blackberry Slider, code-named Venus shows a new slider handset comprising of … [Read more...] about Blackberry Developing an Android Smartphone