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Leaked render shows BlackBerry Venice slider with Android

Leaked render shows BlackBerry Venice slider with Android

03 July, 2015 | comments (72)

Earlier today we showed you a partial render of what looked like a supposed Android-running version of the BlackBerry Passport. At the same time, we got word that the BlackBerry device codenamed Venice would eventually be headed to AT&T. Venice...


BlackBerry Venice with Android OS tipped to launch on AT&T

BlackBerry Venice with Android OS tipped to launch on AT&T

03 July, 2015 | comments (15)

According to @evleaks, the BlackBerry Venice slider with Android on board will launch on AT&T Wireless in the United States. The device is rumored to arrive in November with Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 on board. The Android-powered BlackBerry...


Blackberry may design bacteria-free handsets for hospitals

Blackberry may design bacteria-free handsets for hospitals

25 June, 2015 | comments (13)

BlackBerry CEO John Chen has indicated that the company may design bacteria-free handsets aimed at the healthcare industry. “Health-care workers have to be worried about one less thing to wipe down,” he said. He made the comment at Canada's...

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BlackBerry CEO: Open to Android if we can make a secure phone

BlackBerry CEO: Open to Android if we can make a secure phone

24 June, 2015 | comments (56)

Less than a couple of weeks after there were reports that BlackBerry is planning to launch an Android smartphone this fall, CEO John Chen has confirmed that the company would make such a move only if they can make the phone secure enough. "We...


Blackberry's first Android phone rumoured to come in August

Blackberry's first Android phone rumoured to come in August

19 June, 2015 | comments (34)

A few days ago, there were rumours that the Blackberry's first Android-powered smartphone - codenamed Venice - might arrive in November. However, a new report is suggesting that the Venice might not run Android at all. As per the report, the...


BlackBerry Venice tipped to arrive in November with Snapdragon 808

BlackBerry Venice tipped to arrive in November with Snapdragon 808

17 June, 2015 | comments (63)

A new report shed light on the specs and the launch date of the upcoming BlackBerry flagship smartphone. Codenamed Venice, the previously rumored device is expected to arrive in November with Android OS on board. BlackBerry Venice will...


BlackBerry and Samsung may build an Android smartphone

BlackBerry and Samsung may build an Android smartphone

15 June, 2015 | comments (28)

We all know BlackBerry is doing far from great in the market lately. We saw the mysterious Oslo phone leaking in live photos, but the rest is just rumors - reports on acquisitions mostly. Anyway, BlackBerry isn't in the mood for acquisitions....


BlackBerry reportedly considering launching an Android smartphone

BlackBerry reportedly considering launching an Android smartphone

12 June, 2015 | comments (55)

Blackberry, whose latest handsets reportedly aren't selling well, is planning to launch an Android smartphone this fall, according to a report from Recode. As per the report, the slider phone (see image above) which BlackBerry showed off at...


BlackBerry Passport (unlocked) gets price cut in US and Canada

BlackBerry Passport (unlocked) gets price cut in US and Canada

10 June, 2015 | comments (15)

The unlocked version of the BlackBerry Passport smartphone, which was released back in September last year, has received a price cut in the US and Canada. The device is now available for $499 in the US and $599 CAD in Canada. That's a $50...

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Unannounced BlackBerry Oslo poses for the camera

Unannounced BlackBerry Oslo poses for the camera

09 June, 2015 | comments (31)

A gallery of live photos showcasing the unannounced BlackBerry Oslo made the rounds online. The previously rumored smartphone is reportedly a version of BlackBerry Passport designed for EMEA and APAC markets. BlackBerry Oslo features...


Microsoft and Xiaomi eyeing Blackberry acquisition, report says

Microsoft and Xiaomi eyeing Blackberry acquisition, report says

22 May, 2015 | comments (50)

Nearly a couple of months after Blackberry surprised the market with a small profit for the fiscal fourth quarter, there are new reports that it is being eyed as an acquisition target. According to a report from DigiTimes, several companies...


BlackBerry Leap white version launches

BlackBerry Leap white version launches

15 May, 2015 | comments (16)

Just weeks after a white colour version of the BlackBerry Classic smartphone was announced, the company's latest handset, the Leap, is now also available in white. The model can be purchased from the company's online store provided you live in the...

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Blackberry Leap launched in India, to go on sale next week

Blackberry Leap launched in India, to go on sale next week

08 May, 2015 | comments (19)

The BlackBerry Leap smartphone, which was announced at the company's MWC 2015 press conference in Barcelona, has been launched in India. While its price was not revealed, it will be available for purchase in the country starting next...

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Latest comScore numbers reveal slight dip in Android's US share

Latest comScore numbers reveal slight dip in Android's US share

08 May, 2015 | comments (29)

Research firm ComScore has released its latest numbers for the US smartphone market revealing that Android is still the top smartphone platform in the country, although it witnessed a slight decrease in its market share last quarter. Google's...


Blackberry CEO comments on company's return to T-Mobile

Blackberry CEO comments on company's return to T-Mobile

08 May, 2015 | comments (10)

Over an year after Blackberry announced that it will not renew the T-Mobile license to sell its products, the two companies are back together, with the Canadian company's Classic smartphone landing on the magenta carrier on May 13. Following...


BlackBerry Classic lands at T-Mobile on May 13

BlackBerry Classic lands at T-Mobile on May 13

07 May, 2015 | comments (6)

The BlackBerry Classic will be sold by T-Mobile starting on May 13, which is next Wednesday. This comes as a consequence of the new partnership that was established between the two companies today. The Classic has been offered by both AT&T and...


Three new Blackberry phones leaked in photos

Three new Blackberry phones leaked in photos

27 April, 2015 | comments (81)

Blackberry has definitely been going through some hard times lately. The legendary company hasn't quite managed to stay relevant and is left targeting a pretty narrow, niche consumer market. The company's latest smartphone, the BlackBerry Leap,...


BlackBerry Classic  white version launches

BlackBerry Classic white version launches

27 April, 2015 | comments (12)

BlackBerry announced a white color version of the Classic smartphone, which was launched back in December last year, and was available only in black. As for the availability, the Canadian company has said the white variant will start rolling...

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BB Leap now also available in US, France, and Germany

BB Leap now also available in US, France, and Germany

23 April, 2015 | comments (5)

The BlackBerry Leap smartphone, whose global roll-out began last week in the UK, is now also available for purchase in the US, France, and Germany. The device was unveiled last month As for the price, the BlackBerry 10 handset will set you...

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BlackBerry Passport now available for $549

BlackBerry Passport now available for $549

19 April, 2015 | comments (53)

Just over a month after brokerage firm Morgan Stanley said that the BlackBerry Passport and Classic aren't selling well, the Canadian company has started selling the unlocked version of the devices at discounted prices on its online store (hit the...

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