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Lenovo will allegedly attempt to acquire BlackBerry this week

Lenovo will allegedly attempt to acquire BlackBerry this week

20 October, 2014 | comments (41)

According to a new report, Lenovo might make a bid for the BlackBerry at some point this week. The troubled Canadian manufacturer has been showing signs of resurgence over the past few weeks. Reportedly, Lenovo is willing to pay in the...


Google Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 European pricing pops up

Google Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 European pricing pops up

15 October, 2014 | comments (63)

The Nexus-related leaks today just keep on coming and the latest one refers to the Motorola-made Nexus 6 and HTC-produced Nexus 9 pricing. The pricing details in question originate from German retailers Media Markt and Saturn. The Nexus 6 will be...


BlackBerry Classic specs detailed, small update over Q10

BlackBerry Classic specs detailed, small update over Q10

15 October, 2014 | comments (31)

The new BlackBerry CEO trying to bring the company back to its roots where it had hardware keyboards and success. The unusual BlackBerry Passport is part of that strategy but the mass-market piece of the puzzle is still not official – the BlackBerry...


Gold BlackBerry Passport appears in live photos

Gold BlackBerry Passport appears in live photos

06 October, 2014 | comments (33)

A gold version of the BlackBerry Passport made the rounds in live photos. The images reveal BlackBerry’s freshly launched flagship with a frame covered by the precious metal. We don’t know yet if the luxuriously appointed version of the...


BlackBerry has another unusual device in the works

BlackBerry has another unusual device in the works

29 September, 2014 | comments (31)

Hot on the heels of last week’s BlackBerry Passport launch, a word got out that the company plans to introduce more devices with unconventional design going forward. The head of BlackBerry’s Devices unit, Ron Louks delivered the news in an interview...


BlackBerry launches the Passport in India

BlackBerry launches the Passport in India

29 September, 2014 | comments (57)

BlackBerry has launched its newest smartphone, the BlackBerry Passport, in India. The phone is priced at a steep 49,990 INR ($813), about the same as most flagship Android phones and even more than the current iPhone 5s pricing in India. The...


BlackBerry shares rise as it reports unexpectedly small quarterly loss

BlackBerry shares rise as it reports unexpectedly small quarterly loss

26 September, 2014 | comments (32)

BlackBerry outed its financial results for the quarter ending on August 30 and the news aren't as bad as the company expected. It's still bleeding money, but because the loss is less than expected, the company's shares rose 5% today. Net...

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BlackBerry Passport launches today in the US, Canada and UK

BlackBerry Passport launches today in the US, Canada and UK

24 September, 2014 | comments (30)

The sales of the BlackBerry Passport start today, just as promised. The square screen smartphone hits Canada first with local carrier Telus claiming first dibs. Until October 1, it will run for $200 on a two-year contract, and after that, for...

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BlackBerry Passport priced, will go on sale this Wednesday

BlackBerry Passport priced, will go on sale this Wednesday

22 September, 2014 | comments (74)

After a teaser campaign spanning many months, BlackBerry is finally set to make the Passport official this Wednesday, on September 24. However, it turns out that we won't only see an announcement on that day - the device will actually go on sale...

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BlackBerry Porsche Design P'9983 gets official

BlackBerry Porsche Design P'9983 gets official

17 September, 2014 | comments (53)

After leaking back in August, the new BlackBerry Porsche Design P'9983 has been officially announced today. It's the successor to the P'9982 from last year, which itself succeeded the original P'9981 from 2011. The new smartphone comes with a...

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Upcoming BlackBerry Classic poses in live photos

Upcoming BlackBerry Classic poses in live photos

07 September, 2014 | comments (83)

The yet to be launched BlackBerry Classic appeared in a number of live photos. Back in June, the CEO of BlackBerry first showcased the smartphone with a hardware QWERTY. The leaked photos showcase the device alongside a handful of its...


BlackBerry Passport launch scheduled for September 24

BlackBerry Passport launch scheduled for September 24

02 September, 2014 | comments (39)

After many months of leaks and teasers, the odd-looking BlackBerry Passport is finally due to be launched on September 24, it seems. The Canadian company that makes it has just begun sending out invites for three events it will hold on that date,...

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BlackBerry Passport detailed review appears ahead of launch

BlackBerry Passport detailed review appears ahead of launch

27 August, 2014 | comments (52)

BlackBerry plans to launch the Passport in September, but luckily for everyone who has been expecting it, a detailed review has surfaced before its debut. It comes courtesy our Czech colleagues from Mobilenet.cz and reveals just about everything...

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BlackBerry Passport specs get revealed in detail

BlackBerry Passport specs get revealed in detail

22 August, 2014 | comments (55)

The technical specifications of the BlackBerry Passport got revealed in full detail. The hardware QWERTY smartphone is expected to launch at some point next month. BlackBerry Passport will pack a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 chipset with 2.2GHz...


Unannounced BlackBerry Porsche Design P’9983 appears

Unannounced BlackBerry Porsche Design P’9983 appears

22 August, 2014 | comments (22)

It appears that a sibling with hardware QWERTY keyboard will soon join the BlackBerry Porsche Design P’9982. Images and details on yet to be revealed BlackBerry Porsche Design P’9983 made the rounds online. Codenamed “Khan” the handset...


BlackBerry Passport smart keyboard demoed in a video

BlackBerry Passport smart keyboard demoed in a video

15 August, 2014 | comments (53)

The BlackBerry Passport will soon hit retail shelves, but Carphone Warehouse has jumped the gun and posted a video hands-on of the device. The video shows the BlackBerry Passport in detail and shows off its key features, some of which haven't been...

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IDC: global smartphone shipments surpass 300 million in Q2

IDC: global smartphone shipments surpass 300 million in Q2

14 August, 2014 | comments (28)

The premier provider of market intelligence IDC released its latest report on the state of the global smartphone shipments. The market has reached yet another milestone by surpassing 300 million devices shipped. Apple iOS and Android...


BlackBerry Z3 coming soon to Singapore

BlackBerry Z3 coming soon to Singapore

10 August, 2014 | comments (24)

BlackBerry Z3 was announced back in February and released this Spring in just a few markets. The first country to get it was Indonesia, followed by India, Malaysia, Philippines and some African markets. The mid-range smartphone turned a...

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BlackBerry Z3 is making a splash in Indonesia and India, CEO says

BlackBerry Z3 is making a splash in Indonesia and India, CEO says

01 August, 2014 | comments (44)

The BlackBerry Z3 is available in India and Indonesia with strong sales and considerable attention from customers. BlackBerry's CEO John Chen confirmed this in an interview with India's Economic Times, but didn't mention specific numbers. He...

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German ministry to buy 20,000 BlackBerrys to foil the NSA

German ministry to buy 20,000 BlackBerrys to foil the NSA

29 July, 2014 | comments (46)

BlackBerry is about to get some business and it has the NSA to thank for that, well sort of. Germany is quite unhappy with recent NSA revelations and decided not to renew its Verizon contract. Now the German Federal Ministry of the Interior is...

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