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BlackBerry KeyOne review: BlackBerry's bold return to form
4.5 stars

BlackBerry KeyOne review: BlackBerry's bold return to form

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If there's one company that, by all accounts, should have been killed off by the smartphone revolution started by the iPhone way back in 2007, it's BlackBerry. For years, the company was hampered by its insistence on sticking with its own operating system,... >>

BlackBerry DTEK60 review: More than just an Alcatel clone?
4.0 stars

BlackBerry DTEK60 review: More than just an Alcatel clone?

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BlackBerry has officially stopped building and designing its own phones. When that news broke, it was almost as dramatic as when it announced its first Android phone, the keyboard-equipped Priv.For a company known for building its devices, operating system... >>

BlackBerry DTEK50 review: Secure, just not top drawer
3.5 stars

BlackBerry DTEK50 review: Secure, just not top drawer

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BlackBerry has a long tradition of building its own hardware and software, but having fallen on harder times of late, the company was forced to outsource. With the DTEK50, its first mid-range Android phone, it has partnered with TCL Communication and... >>

BlackBerry Priv review: A sweet BlackBerry and Android pie
4.0 stars

BlackBerry Priv review: A sweet BlackBerry and Android pie

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BlackBerry has trodden a rocky path these last few years that has lead us to a point that some felt was inevitable. With BB 7 and then BB 10 not really capturing the imagination in the way that iOS and Android have, it was of little surprise when BlackBerry... >>

BlackBerry Classic review: Timeless, or stuck in the past?
3.5 stars

BlackBerry Classic review: Timeless, or stuck in the past?

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For many, the BlackBerry was the first rung on the smartphone ladder. In fact, the BlackBerry was the smartphone in a sea of inconsistent feature phones; a phone doing things that no other could.But now BlackBerry is weathering the storm, having fallen... >>

BlackBerry Classic hands-on: A Bold move

BlackBerry Classic hands-on: A Bold move

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BlackBerry today officially pulled the covers off the BlackBerry Classic, a device looking to recapture the glory days of BlackBerry's past.It harks back to the very popular BlackBerry Bold with BlackBerry claiming that the Classic is a "upgrade" to the... >>

BlackBerry Passport review: It's not hip to be square
2.0 stars

BlackBerry Passport review: It's not hip to be square

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The BlackBerry Passport breaks smartphone design tradition and offers something we've never seen the likes of before: a square display in a device with (you guessed it) a passport-sized footprint. The Canadian company certainly had to do something different... >>

Porsche Design P'9983: The £1400 BlackBerry for power professionals (hands-on)

Porsche Design P'9983: The £1400 BlackBerry for power professionals (hands-on)

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Porsche Design made its first smartphone in 2007, before partnering with BlackBerry (then RIM) in 2011 on the P'9981. Jump to the present day and we have the Porsche Design P'9983, which is based on the BlackBerry Q10.In the words of BlackBerry and Porsche... >>

BlackBerry Porsche Design P'9982 pictures and hands-on

BlackBerry Porsche Design P'9982 pictures and hands-on

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BlackBerry has worked with Porsche Design on a number of exclusive handsets over the years, and the Porsche Design P'9982 is the latest device to emerge from the partnership.It is, under the skin, the BlackBerry Z10, the all-touch smartphone that launched... >>

Hands-on: BBM for iPhone review

Hands-on: BBM for iPhone review

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BBM for iPhone and Android is now out and we've already managed to have a play with both apps after persuading BlackBerry to push us to the front of the queue to get access.The new iPhone app, available for download from today after a somewhat awkward... >>

BlackBerry Z30 review
3.5 stars

BlackBerry Z30 review

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The BlackBerry Z30 arrives at a time when BlackBerry is in turmoil. Racking up losses, a question mark over who will end up owning the company and what the future holds, sees the BlackBerry Z30 launching into a storm. It's ironic, then, that the BlackBerry... >>

BlackBerry Z30 pictures and hands-on

BlackBerry Z30 pictures and hands-on

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The BlackBerry Z30 takes BB10 big in a number of ways, pushing the display out to 5-inches, making this the biggest BlackBerry around, but also pushing the battery up to 2880mAh - the largest of any BlackBerry device.In the hand, it feels like a great... >>

BlackBerry Q5
3.0 stars

BlackBerry Q5

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With the flagship Z10 and Q10 BlackBerry handsets out of the way, attention turns to something further down the scale, the BlackBerry Q5, a Qwerty handset that doesn't quite hit all the highs of the Q10.It steps somewhere into the path of the old BlackBerry... >>

BlackBerry Q5 pictures and hands-on

BlackBerry Q5 pictures and hands-on

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BlackBerry has just announced the Q5, a mid-range Qwerty keyboard handset designed for emerging markets and those after something cheaper than the Q10 or Z10 flagship products.Long rumoured as the R10, the new phone should replace the Curve in BlackBerry's... >>

BlackBerry Q10
3.5 stars

BlackBerry Q10

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The BlackBerry Q10 is the BlackBerry of BlackBerry users. It retains the keyboard that BB owners know and love, sticking to the tried and tested route, rather than taking on the big rivals from Apple and Samsung with a touch-only device.With the BlackBerry... >>

BlackBerry Z10
3.5 stars

BlackBerry Z10

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This is a new beginning for BlackBerry. A new flagship device with a new operating system, looking to excite the fans of the BlackBerry platform and breathe new life into a company that’s lost massive ground to Apple and Google.The BlackBerry Z10 treads... >>

White BlackBerry Z10 pictures and hands-on

White BlackBerry Z10 pictures and hands-on

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We've seen a lot of the BlackBerry Z10 in the past week or so since launch, including spending several hours with the black version before the press announcement, more since for our upcoming no-stone-left-unturned review, and even spotting a red one lurking... >>

BlackBerry Dev Alpha C pictures and hands-on

BlackBerry Dev Alpha C pictures and hands-on

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BlackBerry has launched the Dev Alpha C handset at its BlackBerry Jam in Amsterdam to help developers thinking of porting or developing apps for the Qwerty-keyboard-packing Q10 handset. The Dev Alpha C phone runs at a screen resolution of 720 x 720 on... >>

Red BlackBerry Z10 limited edition pictures and hands-on

Red BlackBerry Z10 limited edition pictures and hands-on

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BlackBerry has produced a special-edition red version of its recently launched Z10 handset to say thanks to developers who completed apps before the BlackBerry 10 launch.The phone will be part of a limited 12,000 run. Developers have until  28 February... >>

BlackBerry Q10 pictures and hands-on

BlackBerry Q10 pictures and hands-on

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If you've got a BlackBerry Bold in your pocket, then you may well have your eye on the BlackBerry Q10.While BlackBerry - ditching the RIM name - launched the BlackBerry Z10 today as the lead device for the new BlackBerry 10 operating system, the keyboard-touting... >>

BlackBerry 10 operating system explored

BlackBerry 10 operating system explored

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BlackBerry 10 - or BB10 as it's commonly called - is the company's new operating system. But how does it work, it is any good, and are there included elements that you'll pine for enough to switch over to the new system? Here we've outlined some of the... >>

Hands-on: BlackBerry Z10 review

Hands-on: BlackBerry Z10 review

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After months of waiting, the new BlackBerry is here ready to save the day - and the company, for that matter. Pocket-lint has been living with the new BlackBerry Z10 to find out whether the new phone and the new OS will be able to deliver the goods.What... >>

BlackBerry 10 and the Alpha Dev B pictures and hands-on

BlackBerry 10 and the Alpha Dev B pictures and hands-on

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BlackBerry maker RIM has released a new developer testing device for its operating system BlackBerry 10, called the Alpha Dev B. We've had a chance to play with the new hardware and -more importantly - the latest software, to see just some of the features... >>

Limited Edition Gold Bold 9900 pictures and hands-on

Limited Edition Gold Bold 9900 pictures and hands-on

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Did you get a gold medal in the Olympics? Shame, because if the the answer is no, then you don't get to ask for one of these incredibly limited-edition Gold Bold 9900 smartphones currently being given to those who did well at the London 2012 Games.BlackBerry... >>

BlackBerry Curve 9320
3.5 stars

BlackBerry Curve 9320

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There hasn't been a huge amount of change in the world of BlackBerry in recent years. A design tweak here and nip and tuck to the user interface there, but that's about it. While the top-level devices have seen a little more change - integration of touch... >>

BlackBerry Curve 9320 pictures and hands-on

BlackBerry Curve 9320 pictures and hands-on

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The BlackBerry Curve 9320 is the new baby of the BB Curve family, effectively replacing the popular 9300, or BlackBerry Curve 3G as it was otherwise known.The new model is designed to appeal to those looking to make their first foray into the world of... >>

BlackBerry Mini Keyboard for PlayBook
3.5 stars

BlackBerry Mini Keyboard for PlayBook

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Research In Motion has launched a new mini Bluetooth keyboard for the BlackBerry PlayBook - complete with accompanying case to house it all. But should you be bothering and will it make working on the go any easier?DesignThere are two parts to the Official... >>

Harrods Swarovski BlackBerry Bold 9900 White pictures and hands-on

Harrods Swarovski BlackBerry Bold 9900 White pictures and hands-on

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How much do you like crystals? How much do you like BlackBerry? If the answer to both of those is a lot, this might be the BlackBerry Bold 9900 you've been waiting for  - and pom which Pocket-lint's been having a play.Specially commissioned for Harrods... >>

BlackBerry Porsche Design P'9981: Harrods titanium edition pictures and hands-on

BlackBerry Porsche Design P'9981: Harrods titanium edition pictures and hands-on

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Porsche Design has made an exclusive one-of-a-kind titanium and carbon fibre version of its BlackBerry Porsche Design P'9981 smartphone for Harrods, and Pocket-lint convinced the Knightsbridge store to let us have a closer look.Titanium is a material... >>

BlackBerry PlayBook 2.0 pictures and hands-on

BlackBerry PlayBook 2.0 pictures and hands-on

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BlackBerry has finally released its PlayBook 2.0 operating system bringing with it a host of new features -most importantly email and calendar options. But has it been worth the wait and do the new additions now make it the best budget tablet on the market?MessagesWhen... >>

BlackBerry Porsche Design P'9981
3.5 stars

BlackBerry Porsche Design P'9981

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There are enough high-profile fans of the BlackBerry to make something like this Porsche Design special edition make sense. From celebrities to CEOs, the BlackBerry still has quite a hold on people as a great communicator, whether for business or pleasure.And... >>

BlackBerry Bold 9790
3.5 stars

BlackBerry Bold 9790

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BlackBerry is in trouble. The founders Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie announced they were stepping down from their CEO positions, being replaced by Thorsten Heins. Sure they might all have awesome names, but RIM's performance is far from awesome, at... >>

BlackBerry Torch 9810
2.5 stars

BlackBerry Torch 9810

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There are now two BlackBerry Torch models in RIM's armoury: the 9810 we're reviewing here and the 9860 that we've previously reviewed. The 9810 is a slider phone packing a full QWERTY keyboard essentially the same design as the phone it replaces, the... >>

BlackBerry Curve 9380 pictures and hands-on

BlackBerry Curve 9380 pictures and hands-on

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Yet more phones emerging from the BlackBerry camp, in what appears to be a veritable river of BlackBerry 7 packing handsets flooding our phone shops. Next up is the Curve 9380, the QWERTY free 'All Touch' version of the 9360.Sizing in at 109 x 60 x 11.2mm,... >>

BlackBerry Bold 9790 pictures and hands-on

BlackBerry Bold 9790 pictures and hands-on

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The BlackBerry Bold 9790 acts like the baby brother to the 9900. It is a slimmer, lighter version of the aluminium-wrapped flagship BlackBerry handset. And while it was just announced just yesterday, Pocket-lint has already managed to get its hands on... >>

White BlackBerry Bold 9900 pictures and hands-on

White BlackBerry Bold 9900 pictures and hands-on

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With Christmas and winter almost upon us we always have a soft spot for white gadgets, and especially white phones.So up steps the white BlackBerry Bold 9900 to whet our appetite, giving us all that is the Bold in a glorious white casing, so we can put... >>

BlackBerry Porsche Design P'9981 pictures and hands-on

BlackBerry Porsche Design P'9981 pictures and hands-on

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£2000, that’s the amount of pocket money you’ll have to have saved up to afford the beauty that is the BlackBerry Porsche Design P'9981 smartphone.The Porsche Design designed P'9981 packs a stainless steel frame hewn from a single block of metal,... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Spotify preview release (BlackBerry)

APP OF THE DAY: Spotify preview release (BlackBerry)

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Spotify continues to extend its web of musical streaming onto just about every platform imaginable, just recently Facebook integration was added and now finally long overdue BlackBerry connectivity is nearly complete.As of now the Spotify app exists... >>