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Black & Gold BlackBerry Passport live photos appear

Black & Gold BlackBerry Passport live photos appear

24 January, 2015 | comments (8)

We have been following the beautification process of the BlackBerry Passport closely, starting from last year's gold-plating job by a Vietnamese company, and the official Canadian gold version from only a few days ago. The company has been quick to...

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Official BlackBerry Passport in Black&Gold

Official BlackBerry Passport in Black&Gold

21 January, 2015 | comments (8)

It's not the first time we've seen the BlackBerry Passport coated in precious metal, but this time around it comes straight from the Canadian manufacturer. A Limited Edition Black and Gold Passport has been announced, targeted at flashy...

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BlackBerry Classic gets real gold attire

BlackBerry Classic gets real gold attire

19 January, 2015 | comments (17)

BlackBerry's latest Classic, the aptly named basic pure BlackBerry, released last December, is getting the gold treatment. Vietnamese luxury brand Karalux is offering a 24K gold-plated edition of the phone for business professionals with a penchant...

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BlackBerry Classic is now available to buy in India

BlackBerry Classic is now available to buy in India

15 January, 2015 | comments (43)

For Indian lovers of that classic BlackBerry form factor, here's some good news. BlackBerry has finally decided to launch the Classic in the subcontinent today. Furthermore, the device is already available to buy, so you don't have to wait one...

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Samsung is reportedly in discussions to buy BlackBerry

Samsung is reportedly in discussions to buy BlackBerry

14 January, 2015 | comments (52)

Samsung is in talks to purchase BlackBerry. Reuters reports that executives from both companies have met last week to discuss the transaction. Update: Samsung also denied the report in a separate statement. The company clasified the rumor as...


AT&T gets BlackBerry Classic, redesigned Passport too

AT&T gets BlackBerry Classic, redesigned Passport too

07 January, 2015 | comments (20)

AT&T and BlackBerry sure seem to be getting along well these days. The carrier has once again announced that it will be selling the BlackBerry Passport smartphone. This has happened before, back in September. So far, though, the Passport has eluded...

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BlackBerry Passport and Z30 go on sale till December 30

BlackBerry Passport and Z30 go on sale till December 30

26 December, 2014 | comments (28)

BlackBerry is celebrating Boxing Day in Canada by putting up the Passport and the Z30 for sale starting today, December 26, till December 30. You can get $100 off the price of the BlackBerry Passport on all three colors. The Z30 gets a 50%...

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Images and specs of BlackBerry Z20 Rio make the rounds

Images and specs of BlackBerry Z20 Rio make the rounds

24 December, 2014 | comments (43)

Images and specs of BlackBerry’s upcoming Z20 mid-range smartphone made the rounds. Codenamed Rio, the all-touch handset is expected to debut at by February next year in black or white color scheme. BlackBerry Z20 features Qualcomm...


BlackBerry and Boeing to release a self-destructing smartphone

BlackBerry and Boeing to release a self-destructing smartphone

21 December, 2014 | comments (50)

BlackBerry’s reputation in the mobile world lays on two pillars – data security and refusal to blindly follow design trends. That’s why the Canadian company seemed like the most obvious partner choice for Boeing when the aircraft manufacturer...


BlackBerry Classic is now official with keyboard and trackpad

BlackBerry Classic is now official with keyboard and trackpad

17 December, 2014 | comments (38)

BlackBerry Classic has been teased quite a few times throughout the last few weeks. Its pre-order campaign even kicked off weeks before the premiere, for $449. The wait is over though, as the BlackBerry is now officially announced and...


Gartner: Xiaomi, Apple on the rise, Samsung falters

Gartner: Xiaomi, Apple on the rise, Samsung falters

15 December, 2014 | comments (93)

Gartner has crunched the numbers for Q3 and found that feature phones continue to decline sharply (down 25%), while smartphones are on the rise (up 20%). The mix is currently 66% smartphone, 34% feature phone and this decline is mostly hurting...


BlackBerry Passport comes in white and red for the holidays

BlackBerry Passport comes in white and red for the holidays

24 November, 2014 | comments (10)

The BlackBerry Passport is now available in one more color - Red. The red color was only a rumor a few days ago when BlackBerry showed off the white one two days ago. Both color options come for users who are not sold on the black one and are...


White BlackBerry Passport goes up for pre-order

White BlackBerry Passport goes up for pre-order

22 November, 2014 | comments (34)

BlackBerry quietly put a white-color Passport up for pre-order in Canada. The eye-grabbing new color option will begin shipping to customers early next month, on December 7. The newcomer is priced at CAD $699 (about $622 USD). The price tag...

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Samsung and BlackBerry announce strategic partnership

Samsung and BlackBerry announce strategic partnership

13 November, 2014 | comments (62)

Samsung and BlackBerry announced a strategic partnership. The deal will bring the Canadian company’s highly praised mobile security solutions to the Korean giant’s lineup of Android devices. The end result of the partnership between the...


BlackBerry Classic up for pre-order now, priced at $449

BlackBerry Classic up for pre-order now, priced at $449

13 November, 2014 | comments (63)

The BlackBerry Classic has been teased by the Canadian smartphone maker for many months now. It's been already semi-announced, so to speak, and starting today you can finally pre-order one if you want. The smartphone stays true to its name,...

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BlackBerry Passport gets the gold-plating treatment

BlackBerry Passport gets the gold-plating treatment

01 November, 2014 | comments (30)

Early last month we came across photos of a gold-plated BlackBerry Passport, but details were scarce. This might be the source of these photos - Vietnamese company Mavang is doing custom gold plating of Passports. The square-screened business...

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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 (42)

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 (36)

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...