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BlackBerry Classic is now official with keyboard and trackpad

BlackBerry Classic is now official with keyboard and trackpad

17 December, 2014 | comments (31)

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 (34)

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 (37)

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 (64)

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 (31)

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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