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BlackBerry 10 retail ads surface ahead of announcement

BlackBerry 10 retail ads surface ahead of announcement

11 January, 2013 | comments (107)

The new slides show the BlackBerry Z10 in black and white and flaunt some of the new features of the mobile OS. Among the new features, visible on the slides, is the video calling with device screen sharing, the Balance feature, which allows...


The upcoming BlackBerry Z10 gets its internals revealed

The upcoming BlackBerry Z10 gets its internals revealed

04 January, 2013 | comments (83)

RIM's upcoming BlackBerry Z10 flagship smartphone has leaked yet again. This time, though, it's not just posing for the camera, but also having its internals exposed, revealing some interesting details. For starters, BusinessInsiders has...


RIM announces new BlackBerry Curve for January 23

RIM announces new BlackBerry Curve for January 23

03 January, 2013 | comments (33)

Just a week before the anticipated announcement of BlackBerry 10, RIM is outing yet another smartphone running on its archaic BlackBerry 7.1 OS. The upcoming BlackBerry Curve 9315 will be available from T-Mobile, and is set targeted at the...


More images of BlackBerry N-Series make the rounds

More images of BlackBerry N-Series make the rounds

30 December, 2012 | comments (105)

After giving us a glimpse from a couple of blurry shots roughly a week ago, the upcoming BlackBerry N-Series smartphone has made another appearance. This time around, we get to see the hardware QWERTY smartphone in better quality images. ...


BlackBerry X10 and BlackBerry Z10 images leak

BlackBerry X10 and BlackBerry Z10 images leak

27 December, 2012 | comments (88)

We are seeing a lot of BlackBerry 10 leaks off late, which is not surprising considering the official launch is just a month away from now. First we saw the full touchscreen L-series device couple of weeks ago. Then there was the N-series device a...


BlackBerry N-Series smartphone shows up in a live photo

BlackBerry N-Series smartphone shows up in a live photo

24 December, 2012 | comments (54)

Only a few days after its touchscreen sibling made a couple of appearances, RIM's BlackBerry N-Series smartphone emerged in a duo of live photos. The soon to be revealed BlackBerry 10 smartphone packs a hardware QWERTY keyboard in addition to its...


RIM's first full-touch BB 10 phone to be called BlackBerry Z10?

RIM's first full-touch BB 10 phone to be called BlackBerry Z10?

21 December, 2012 | comments (93)

RIM has a January 30 event on its calendar when it will probably officially announce its new BlackBerry 10 OS and the first smartphones to carry it. We've seen them leak several times before, but now a marketing image has made its way to the...


BlackBerry L Series poses for a quick hands-on video

BlackBerry L Series poses for a quick hands-on video

12 December, 2012 | comments (62)

Yesterday we saw the BlackBerry L Series smartphone pose for some cool live photos and today the Vietnamese website Tinhte has uploaded a hands-on video of the device showcasing the BlackBerry 10 OS. To make it even better, the BlackBerry Dev...


BlackBerry L-Series leaks out in live photos, looks familiar

BlackBerry L-Series leaks out in live photos, looks familiar

11 December, 2012 | comments (146)

Barely a day after we caught a glimpse of it in a teaser image on RIM's website, the upcoming BlackBerry L-Series smartphone emerged once again. A rather extensive photo session of the device has made the rounds, this time leaving nothing to...


RIM quietly teases its upcoming BlackBerry 10 smartphone

RIM quietly teases its upcoming BlackBerry 10 smartphone

10 December, 2012 | comments (82)

With the official launch of BlackBerry 10 scheduled for January 30, 2013, RIM decided to cause some excitement by teasing one of its upcoming smartphones. The back of the company's yet to be announced product got partially revealed on its official...


BlackBerry 10 will launch on Jan 30 next year with two new phones

BlackBerry 10 will launch on Jan 30 next year with two new phones

12 November, 2012 | comments (86)

After getting delayed, RIM's BlackBerry 10 platform finally has a launch date set. On January 30, RIM will hold multiple events across the world simultaneously where it will launch both the OS and the first the BlackBerry phones to use it. The BB...


iOS on the rise in the US, Android continues European conquest

iOS on the rise in the US, Android continues European conquest

31 October, 2012 | comments (100)

No one doubted that the iPhone 5 launch will be big, but it turned out so big that it slowed the growth of Android in the US and the UK, according to Kantar World Panel. The rest of the EU5 (France, Germany, Italy and Spain) saw just the opposite...


BlackBerry 10 Aristo specifications leak, get us excited

BlackBerry 10 Aristo specifications leak, get us excited

02 October, 2012 | comments (138)

The BlackBerry 10 OS launch is fast approaching and we already got to learn the specs of RIM's upcoming BlackBerry L-Series phone. Turns out, there's a much more interesting device in the pipeline dubbed the BlackBerry 10 Aristo. Revealed in a...


Specs leak for Verizon-bound BlackBerry Laguna

Specs leak for Verizon-bound BlackBerry Laguna

30 September, 2012 | comments (84)

RIM is completely renovating its BlackBerry OS in its BB10 release and its new gesture-based UI. The Canadians also developed hardware that should stands up to BB OS 10s biggest competitor, Windows Phone 8. A leaked specs sheet details the...


BlackBerry 10 beta 3 released, shows revamped UI

BlackBerry 10 beta 3 released, shows revamped UI

26 September, 2012 | comments (199)

At a special event yesterday RIM unveiled the BlackBerry 10 beta 3 running on the company's new test device, the Dev Alpha B. The UI look and feel of this latest BlackBerry 10 build is what RIM will be putting on its final BB10 devices in...


Nielsen: Android growth in US continues, iOS stays strong

Nielsen: Android growth in US continues, iOS stays strong

11 September, 2012 | comments (171)

It's Nielsen's turn to post its report on the US smartphone market in the second quarter of this year. The numbers show that Android continues to dominate while iOS is a very solid second. The two platforms combine for a total of 86.2% of all...


BlackBerry 10 L-series phone image leaks again

BlackBerry 10 L-series phone image leaks again

04 September, 2012 | comments (57)

The BlackBerry 10 L-series phone is out in the wild again, except this time someone bothered to switch it on. This image first found on Instagram shows a person who really needs a manicure holding what is unmistakably the phone previously known as...


BlackBerry 10 screen resolution got standardized by RIM

BlackBerry 10 screen resolution got standardized by RIM

16 August, 2012 | comments (69)

RIM standardized the screen resolution for upcoming BlackBerry 10 OS running devices. The future smartphones running the OS will come in two resolutions: 1280 x 720 pixels for full touch devices, and 720 x 720 pixels for handsets with hardware...


Gartner: Android dominance continues, iPhone growth slows

Gartner: Android dominance continues, iPhone growth slows

14 August, 2012 | comments (122)

Another day, another Q2 report - Gartner put out its assessment of the mobile phone world for the second quarter of this year, detailing how individual companies and smartphone OSes did. Interestingly, the worldwide market saw only 419 million...


Samsung says it didn't even think about licensing BlackBerry OS 10

Samsung says it didn't even think about licensing BlackBerry OS 10

09 August, 2012 | comments (62)

A rumor surfaced recently, saying that Samsung will be licensing RIM's BlackBerry OS 10 (and even buying RIM). It's not a new rumor, there was one just like it last year. Even so, the rumor proved to be believable enough for RIM's shares to rise (a...