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4.5-inch BlackBerry Kopi found in Vietnam

4.5-inch BlackBerry Kopi found in Vietnam

18 June, 2014 | comments (31)

BlackBerry may be down but it's not out of the running yet – a new phone dubbed Kopi has made its way to a store in Vietnam. The new phone has as 4.5" screen, putting it between the 4.2" BlackBerry Z10 and the 5" BlackBerry Z30. The 4.5"...


2014 week 10 in review: the news that you might have missed

2014 week 10 in review: the news that you might have missed

16 March, 2014 | comments (5)

This week's news highlights some of the anticipated March releases, namely the next One flagship from HTC, which has been leaking all over the place. Not to be left out, Samsung's own S5 flagship has also had several of its features detailed prior...

Tags: Misc


Buy a government-secure BlackBerry for $2,770

Buy a government-secure BlackBerry for $2,770

10 March, 2014 | comments (45)

Blackberries are renowned for their high levels of security; this is why many corporations and government agencies, despite the fact the phones are lagging behind in terms of features, still use the handsets. But if you're a government agent,...


Blackberry Z10 now £150 off-contract in the UK

Blackberry Z10 now £150 off-contract in the UK

08 January, 2014 | comments (36)

Blackberry's Z10 handset just received another price cut: you can snatch one up for £150 SIM-free straight from the manufacturer's UK website. This applies to both the black and white versions of the smartphone. This is what your money will...


SIM-free BlackBerry Z10 now available for $199

SIM-free BlackBerry Z10 now available for $199

30 November, 2013 | comments (106)

Black Friday is now behind us, but the Cyber Monday deals are already starting to come in. BlackBerry is among the first to give you a cool smartphone promotion, letting you have its former Z10 flagship for just $199. That’s the price for...

Tags: BlackBerry


BlackBerry Z10 has its price slashed to £179.95 in the UK

BlackBerry Z10 has its price slashed to £179.95 in the UK

12 November, 2013 | comments (38)

BlackBerry Z10 got treated to a serious price reduction in the United Kingdom. Carphone Warehouse now offers the troubled company’s first BlackBerry 10 smartphone for only £179.95 ($286) for a SIM-free device, free of any carrier obligation....

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Porsche Design BlackBerry P'9982 appears in a hands-on video

Porsche Design BlackBerry P'9982 appears in a hands-on video

11 November, 2013 | comments (12)

The last Porsche Designed smartphone we saw a was the BlackBerry Porsche Design P'9981 and that was way back in 2011. A new handset from the lineup has been rumored for quite some time but we are yet to get the official announcement. Yet here's a...

Tags: BlackBerry


BlackBerry Z30 will hit the Verizon shelves in November

BlackBerry Z30 will hit the Verizon shelves in November

28 October, 2013 | comments (16)

Verizon Wireless announced pricing and availability of the BlackBerry Z30. The Canadian flagship smartphone will be available in November for $199.99 with a two-year contract, or 22.91 per month for 24 months for users who opt for the Verizon...

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BlackBerry OS 10.2 update kicks off this week

BlackBerry OS 10.2 update kicks off this week

23 October, 2013 | comments (67)

BlackBerry has just announced the rollout schedule of the OS 10.2 firmware update. BlackBerry Z10 and Q10 and Q5 are the devices eligible for upgrade, while the Z30 is running on 10.2 out of box. The BlackBerry 10.2 update brings a new Priority...

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Rogers will not be offering BlackBerry Z30 in Canada

Rogers will not be offering BlackBerry Z30 in Canada

04 October, 2013 | comments (45)

The largest Canadian wireless carrier Rogers will not offer the BlackBerry Z30, thus bringing another setback to the troubled manufacturer in its home market. The carrier explains the decision with limited shelf space which allows for only “the...

Tags: BlackBerry


Apple iPhone 5s is the top selling device in the US in September

Apple iPhone 5s is the top selling device in the US in September

04 October, 2013 | comments (295)

Apple iPhone 5s went on sale in the US on all the four major carriers on September 20. In just 10 days, the newest iPhone has outsold Samsung's Galaxy S4 and became the top selling smartphone in the US for the month of September. According to a...

Tags: Apple, iOS


BlackBerry sells unlocked Z10 and Q10, Z30 hits the UK

BlackBerry sells unlocked Z10 and Q10, Z30 hits the UK

29 September, 2013 | comments (43)

BlackBerry might be in some deep financial trouble and on the verge of being acquired, but it hasn't given up on its phone business yet. As of recently BlackBerry is offering SIM-free versions of the Z10 and Q10 smartphones via its official...

Tags: BlackBerry


BlackBerry reports loss of $965 million in fiscal Q2

BlackBerry reports loss of $965 million in fiscal Q2

27 September, 2013 | comments (71)

It's no secret that BlackBerry isn't doing too well, but no one knew just how bad until the company's just-released fiscal Q2 report. It highlights a whopping $935 million loss on the BlackBerry Z10. The "Z10 inventory charge," a clever way...

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BlackBerry will cut 4,500 jobs, lose almost $1 billion in Q2

BlackBerry will cut 4,500 jobs, lose almost $1 billion in Q2

20 September, 2013 | comments (93)

In line with yesterday’s WSJ report, BlackBerry announced that it will cut 4,500 jobs as part of a plan to reduce its operating expenditures over the next year. Furthermore, the struggling Canadian company is expected to post a loss of almost $1...

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Nokia's Windows Phone handsets outsell iPhones in Middle East

Nokia's Windows Phone handsets outsell iPhones in Middle East

14 September, 2013 | comments (109)

Smartphone sales have picked up in the Middle East, according to a report from International Data Corporation. The volumes are up to 16.4% in Q2, 2013 when compared to the same quarter last year. IDC's Middle East region includes Turkey but does...


BlackBerry Q10 cited to be a commercial failure by retailers

BlackBerry Q10 cited to be a commercial failure by retailers

30 August, 2013 | comments (174)

Phones with QWERTY keyboards have always been the strong suite of BlackBerry. Which is why when the company revamped their product portfolio with BB10 and the Z10, they decided to not forgo QWERTY phones altogether and launched the Q10 (and...


5-inch BlackBerry Z30 leaks in another video

5-inch BlackBerry Z30 leaks in another video

12 August, 2013 | comments (17)

After seeing it in leaked images next to the BlackBerry Z10 and all on its own, and then watching it start in a brief video (recently pulled), we know get to see the BlackBerry Z30 (previously A10 or Aristo) in a longer clip. The video shows the...


Photos of BlackBery Z10 Porsche Design leak

Photos of BlackBery Z10 Porsche Design leak

02 August, 2013 | comments (117)

The last time we saw a Porsche Design phone, it was the BlackBerry Porsche Design P'9981. Some new leaked photos today show a new version of the BlackBerry Z10, which bears the same unmistakable design traits. The unannounced phone reportedly has...


BlackBerry officially issues the BB10.1 OS Maintenance release

BlackBerry officially issues the BB10.1 OS Maintenance release

30 July, 2013 | comments (18)

Today, BlackBerry starts seeding a new Maintenance release to its BB 10.1 OS. The update has a version number of v10.1.0.4537 and it’s a bug-and-fixes update that only adds a handful of truly new features. Back in May, we saw BlackBerry announce...

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Live photos and hands-on video of BlackBerry A10 surface

Live photos and hands-on video of BlackBerry A10 surface

24 July, 2013 | comments (38)

The BlackBerry A10 is a bigger screen replacement of the current Z10 flagship. Specs that leaked earlier this month tell us it will pack a 5" AMOLED display with 720p resolution and a dual-core Krait processor at 1.7GHz (up from 1.5GHz, but it's the...