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Heins: Android and WP are not mobile computing platforms

Heins: Android and WP are not mobile computing platforms

22 March, 2013 | comments (137)

BlackBerry CEO, Thorsten Heins, in an interview with Computerworld, said that Android and Windows Phone as not sharing his vision of a "mobile computing future" where mobile devices could be used for the same tasks as computers. He also...


BlackBerry Q10 pre-orders start in UK and US, launches in late April

BlackBerry Q10 pre-orders start in UK and US, launches in late April

21 March, 2013 | comments (48)

Various UK retailers have started taking pre-orders for the upcoming BlackBerry Q10 smartphone. The QWERTY-featuring and BB10 OS powered Q10 pre-orders start at £530 and go a bit higher depending on where you do your shopping. According to one of...

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BlackBerry Z10 pricing and availability for AT&T announced

BlackBerry Z10 pricing and availability for AT&T announced

11 March, 2013 | comments (28)

AT&T has just announced the pricing and the availability of the BlackBerry Z10 smartphone on its network. The handset that is expected to start the BlackBerry fightback is going to hit the shelves of the carrier's stores on March 22. AT&T starts...

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BlackBerry 10 gets its first update, brings lots of improvements

BlackBerry 10 gets its first update, brings lots of improvements

01 March, 2013 | comments (52)

BlackBerry has just released the first update for its latest BlackBerry 10 operating system. The only available smartphone powered by the BB10 - the BlackBerry Z10 can get the update over-the-air. The 10.0.10.85 update weighs in at 150MB and...

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BlackBerry might move out of Japanese market

BlackBerry might move out of Japanese market

08 February, 2013 | comments (37)

BlackBerry, formerly known as RIM will be bidding a farewell to the Japanese smartphone market. The company won't be bringing its latest BlackBerry Z10 and Q10 devices to the land of rising sun, according to Nikkei. BlackBerry's market share...

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Android on 37% of all phones shipped in Q4, iOS on 11%

Android on 37% of all phones shipped in Q4, iOS on 11%

08 February, 2013 | comments (40)

Analysts at Canalys are done crunching the numbers and released a report on the state of mobile phones in the final quarter last year. Phone shipments (438.1 million units in total) were flat year on year, but that’s at the expense of feature...


BlackBerry Z10 breaks BB sales records in the UK and Canada

BlackBerry Z10 breaks BB sales records in the UK and Canada

07 February, 2013 | comments (105)

The BlackBerry Z10 – the flagship of the company’s brand new OS – launched in the UK at the end of January, a day after its official announcement. And it sold better than any other BlackBerry in the UK, ever. Here’s what CEO Thorsten Heins had to...


BlackBerry OS 10 devs can get a special edition red Z10

BlackBerry OS 10 devs can get a special edition red Z10

05 February, 2013 | comments (32)

BlackBerry knows how important a rich app store is and it has been hard at work courting developers to bring their apps to BlackBerry World. The latest treat it offers is a special, limited edition of the BlackBerry Z10 – with a cool red paint...


A look inside the new BlackBerry 10 mobile OS

A look inside the new BlackBerry 10 mobile OS

30 January, 2013 | comments (96)

The latest iteration of the BlackBerry OS has been in the works for over two years before it went official earlier today. With dropping market share and countless unexciting QWERTY devices in recent years, the pressure was on for BlackBerry to...


BlackBerry Z10 and Q10 unveiled, first BB10 smartphones

BlackBerry Z10 and Q10 unveiled, first BB10 smartphones

30 January, 2013 | comments (105)

RIM (well, BlackBerry now) has opened a new chapter in the history of its platform with the release of its first to BB10 OS devices, the BlackBerry Z10 and Q10.The new OS is centered around touch gestures, even the Q10, which has a hardware...


BlackBerry Z10 global pricing and availability detailed

BlackBerry Z10 global pricing and availability detailed

30 January, 2013 | comments (35)

BlackBerry has revealed the pricing and availability details of its BlackBerry Z10 smartphone, which was released a while ago. The smartphone will head to all the key world markets including UK, Canada and UAE. BlackBerry Z10 will be available in...


First BlackBerry Z10 reviews come in, look cautiously positive

First BlackBerry Z10 reviews come in, look cautiously positive

30 January, 2013 | comments (30)

Well, the BlackBerry Z10 has barely been announced, but the first crop of hands-on reviews is already online. There seems to be a consensus among our fellow tech reviewers. The new BlackBerry 10 OS is nice and fluid, and it's fast and capable,...


Walkthrough videos showcase the best BlackBerry 10 features

Walkthrough videos showcase the best BlackBerry 10 features

30 January, 2013 | comments (18)

The new BlackBerry 10 OS departs from the old user interface and debuts a powerful new gesture-based interface. A central component of that is the BlackBerry Hub – it brings together texts, emails, BBMs and social updates. It’s always a swipe away,...


The BlackBerry Experience event is now live, watch it here

The BlackBerry Experience event is now live, watch it here

30 January, 2013 | comments (22)

RIM is about to announce the latest iteration of its BlackBerry mobile OS at a press conference that might decide the company's fate in the future. Dubbed simply BlackBerry 10, the new version of the platform is expected to help RIM get back in the...

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BlackBerry Z10 to reportedly go on sale in UK on January 30

BlackBerry Z10 to reportedly go on sale in UK on January 30

29 January, 2013 | comments (31)

There is still a day left for the launch of RIM's BlackBerry 10 platform and we have already seen a lot of the BlackBerry Z10 device, which will be one of the few being announced tomorrow. The latest bit of information actually sheds light on...


Rendered images of RIM's BlackBerry Z10 look stunning

Rendered images of RIM's BlackBerry Z10 look stunning

28 January, 2013 | comments (72)

There's just two days left until RIM unveiles BlackBerry 10 and a batch of new devices to go with it. The most interesting of those will be the BlackBerry Z10, which we now get to see in some nice 3D images. Granted, we've seen the BlackBerry 10...


Hands-on images of unknown BlackBerry 10 device surface

Hands-on images of unknown BlackBerry 10 device surface

26 January, 2013 | comments (70)

With the launch of RIM's next generation BlackBerry 10 platform upon us, the leaked images of the new range of devices running this software are coming in thick and fast. We have already seen some very official looking pictures of the BlackBerry...


A pair of new BlackBerry Z10 press pics make the rounds

A pair of new BlackBerry Z10 press pics make the rounds

25 January, 2013 | comments (62)

Courtesy of @evleaks, we get to see a pair or high-quality press pics of the yet unannounced BlackBerry Z10. It's not like we haven't seen tons of image material devoted on the BlackBerry's upcoming flagship, but the clarity of press shots like...


A slew of BB 10 OS screenshots makes its way online

A slew of BB 10 OS screenshots makes its way online

21 January, 2013 | comments (62)

What we have today is a long line of screenshots detailing most of the upcoming BlackBerry 10 OS. As if we didn't see it in enough detail in some of the previous leaks. The screenshots however reveal from up-close the look and feel of the...


Leaked BlackBerry 10 training materials show its best features

Leaked BlackBerry 10 training materials show its best features

16 January, 2013 | comments (64)

RIM will officially launch its new BlackBerry 10 OS and the first smartphones to run it soon (January 30) but the stream of unofficial leaks is turning into a torrent. The latest is a training material intended to teach sales people how to sell the...